Mercer Cluster

2016-2017 Staff

Nicholas Wooten

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.

Jenna Eason

Jenna is from a small town in south Georgia. She is a journalism major with an anthropology and photography minor.

Katie Atkinson

Katie Atkinson is a current freshman pursuing a double major in journalism and media studies. She enjoys taking photos, reading, and writing about her community. One day, Katie hopes to become the Leslie Knope of journalism.

Mary Lathem

Mary is a junior pursuing a double major in Music and Communication Studies. She currently serves as The Cluster's Arts and Lifestyle editor. Her favorite activities at Mercer include touring with the Mercer Singers and participating in the Mercer University Opera.

Justin Baxley

Justin (also known as J-DAWG $$$$) is The Cluster's Sports editor. He's a sports fanatic and practically bleeds orange and black. Whenever he's not painting up for Mercer sports games or writing reviews for Bear Bites, The Cluster's restaurant reviews column, he can be found bird watching and playing chess...simultaneously.

Hayes Rule

Call him "The Sportz Guy." A freshman journalism major, Hayes eats, breathes and sleeps everything sports related. If you need Mercer sports info, he's your man. When he's not writing about sports, he plays them — he's a member of Mercer's golf team.

Carina Plasencia

Carina is a marketing major with a double minor in graphic design and environmental studies. Aside from The Cluster, she also works for QuadWorks and holds exec positions in several organizations on campus including the Latin American Student Organization and AWARE.

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