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Club Golf’s first tournament is in the books

Club Golf’s first tournament is in the books

Avery Braxton, Staff Writer
April 5, 2017
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“We definitely need to practice a lot more and probably work on our confidence going into it. It was a new experience for a lot of us,” Nate Hahn said. “Just more time going and playing in tournaments can make us compete really well in the future.”

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Nicholas Wooten, Editor in Chief

Nicholas Wooten, Editor in Chief

March 28, 2017
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Nicholas is a Southern Studies and Journalism double major at Mercer. He is a junior and serves as The Cluster's Managing Editor. He enjoys the works of Ernest Hemingway and would one day like to work for The Rolling Stone.

Bax Trax: Three things to watch for Georgia Tech

Bax Trax: Three things to watch for Georgia Tech

Justin Baxley, Sports Editor
September 10, 2016
Filed under Football, Sports, Uncategorized

The Bears are set to take on their first FBS team since the program restarted in 2013. A battle for Interstate 75 is set up for Saturday as they take on in-state power Georgia Tech. Here are three things to watch if the Bears hope to pull out a historic upset. 1. Jet lag versus extra rest....

‘The Boss’ provides touching laughter

‘The Boss’ provides touching laughter

Nick Kirkpatrick, Staff Writer
April 28, 2016
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"The Boss" offers hilarious, and often touching, comedy. It gives a glimpse into the past as well as the inside life of Michelle Darnell (Melissa McCarthy), a self-made millionaire who became a super-powered tycoon and motivational speaker through relentless work. However, Michelle presents a rath...

Mercer Artists: Seniors share their plans after graduation

Mercer Artists: Seniors share their plans after graduation

Ireal James, Staff Writer
April 28, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Uncategorized

As a soon-to-be graduate, Morgan Ingleright will be returning to Mercer University to pursue a master’s degree in organ performance. Ingleright, who majors in organ on the performance track, said she is excited to be moving on to a master’s degree. “I’m really looking forward to bein...

SGA struggles to reflect student body’s diversity

SGA struggles to reflect student body’s diversity

Sarah Pounds, News Editor
April 28, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase, Uncategorized

Simeon Cullens is a rising junior at Mercer University. He’s black. He’s a member of a fraternity. He will be a Senator at Large in the fall, and if freshmen don’t elect more diverse class officers next semester, he will be the only black senator in the Student Government Association. In a ...

Off-campus cost forecast for local rental property

Off-campus cost forecast for local rental property

Sarah Pounds, News Editor
April 28, 2016
Filed under News, Uncategorized

Average cost per Bedroom ZIP Average cost of 1 room by ZIP 1 Bed: Average Cost 2 Bed: Average cost 3 Bed: Average cost 4 Bed: Average cost 5 Bed: Average cost 31201 $337.46 $575 $299.58 $315.24 $160 31204 $251.46 $475 $252.92 $248.13 $186.25 31206 $218.47 ...

The Heavy Hitters: Swinging for the Fences

The Heavy Hitters: Swinging for the Fences

Sophie Peel, Staff Writer
April 14, 2016
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  Tony Perella was dressing for class at 8 a.m on a Tuesday morning after football workouts his freshman year when he heard his teammates talking about Intramural softball. Several of them were trying to scrape together teams for the upcoming season. Perella got inspired. He recruited six of hi...

Research that Reaches Out: The Youngblood Project

Research that Reaches Out: The Youngblood Project

Hanin Menchew, Contributing Writer
March 31, 2016
Filed under Opinions, Uncategorized

As a senior English literature major, I am well aware that my field of study is not widely considered to be useful by many outside of the discipline. It would not surprise me if the English Literature department was well near the bottom of the list of candidates expected to tackle Mercer's “Research...

Bike Macon is kicking cars off of College Street this April

Bike Macon is kicking cars off of College Street this April

Sarah Pounds, News Editor
March 31, 2016
Filed under Campus, City, News, Uncategorized

This April, Bike Macon and other downtown organizations are kicking out the cars and allowing pedestrians to take over College Street. The “Open Streets” event Sunday, April 17 from 2 to 6 p.m. is the first of its kind in Macon, but it’s part of a growing trend in cities across the country. ...

SGA hopefuls face a three-way race

SGA hopefuls face a three-way race

Sarah Pounds, News Editor
March 17, 2016
Filed under Campus, News, Showcase, Student Government, Uncategorized

Students who want to run for President and Vice President of the Student Government Association (SGA) in the 2016/2017 academic year announced their candidacy Wednesday night. According to SGA, the tickets are currently: Elizabeth McKay and Aaron Scherf, David Boggs and Oscar Martinez, and Reed Jones...

Mercer Artist: Anastasia Winfield

Mercer Artist: Anastasia Winfield

Tiffani Alexander, Contributing Writer
March 17, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Uncategorized

Anastasia Winfield, a freshman art major on the pre-med track, is an artist who uses her talent to provoke conversation through addressing politically charged social justice issues. Winfield began painting when she received her first easel and paint set at age 7. “When I first started, I ...

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