Recruitment begins: Greek life kicks off with a bang

Recruitment begins: Greek life kicks off with a bang

Samir Moussawel
August 18, 2011
Filed under Campus, News

Another summer has come and gone, and books have begun to arrive at Mercer students’ doorsteps. Along with the bundle of fresh faces swirled in a mix of returning upperclassman, the lingering option of Greek Life recruitment begins its usual persistence. As the school calendar turns over, incom... Read more »

Lyceum aims to educate, inspire

Lyceum aims to educate, inspire

Elizabeth Bibb
August 18, 2011
Filed under Campus, News, Uncategorized

This fall, Mercer will begin work on Lyceum, a university-wide initiative to encourage learning, service and action within the Mercer community. The program aims to create a central program, known as a “lyceum” to plan university-wide events that follow the theme of morally transformative learning... Read more »

Lockouts, big boots, good deeds

Joshua Morrison
August 18, 2011
Filed under Sports

The beginning of summer often signals a break for most school-aged children, however, college students don’t seem to get that opportunity anymore. They spend their summers interning, traveling the globe, taking summer classes, working, and performing a host of time-consuming activities. With such a... Read more »

Lady Bears tie exhibition, 'Black & Orange' squad searches for new standout performer

Joshua Morrison
August 18, 2011
Filed under Sports

As most Mercerians begin to settle in for the beginning of another semester, Mercer’s men and women’s soccer teams have already been on campus for quite some time as they get prepared for the beginning of their seasons. With a load of returning talent on both squads, the Bears seem poised for success. The... Read more »

Mac-Town eateries

Mac-Town eateries

Alicia Landrum
August 18, 2011
Filed under Local, Uncategorized

Top 10: Summer albums

Eric Brown
August 18, 2011
Filed under Arts & Lifestyle

Summer is usually the prime time for new music. As with blockbuster movies, bands and record labels like to wait until peak times to put out a sure-fire hit. But unfortunately for you, I haven’t been reviewing music for The Cluster this summer, and you’ve been missing out on my sage wisdom. But now ... Read more »

Exploring Macon: a guide

Jonathan Popham
August 18, 2011
Filed under Arts & Lifestyle

Greetings Mercerians, new and old! Welcome to Macon! With a new year upon us, now is a time for discovery— local discovery. Whether you’ve been an undergrad for seven days or seven years, everyone can find something new in this ever-changing city. For starters, don’t be scared of Downtown. Only... Read more »

New bikes for bears

New bikes for bears

emilymgarrott
August 18, 2011
Filed under Campus, City, News, Uncategorized

Mercer students will have access to affordable rental transportation through Bear Bikes, an initiative supported by the Student Government Association. Heather Bowman-Cutway, advisor to the Student Environmental Association, organized the program along with Jordan Locke, SGA president. College Hill A... Read more »

Philadelphia Eagles: NFL's 'Dream Team'?

Robert Sumners
August 18, 2011
Filed under Sports

In 2010, the Philadelphia Eagles went 10-6 and won the NFC East. Although they lost in the first round of the playoffs to the eventual Super Bowl Champion Green Bay Packers, the Eagles by all accounts had a successful season. Just two years removed from prison, Michael Vick re-emerged as an NFL superstar... Read more »

Recreational leagues set to kick off in early September

Samir Moussawel
August 18, 2011
Filed under Sports

Make way for another exciting year with the annual intramural leagues. Designed with all the student body in mind, these programs have all kinds of sporting activities that can suit the taste of even the pickiest of Mercer sports enthusiasts. Coming this fall, Mercer offers season-long leagues of soccer,... Read more »

Mercer Police chief, students offer safety tips

Elizabeth Bibb
August 18, 2011
Filed under Campus, Crime, News

Safety on and off campus remains an important issue for both new students and upper classmen. Students returning to campus should remember to stay aware no matter how comfortable they have become with the area. Police Chief Gary Collins, along with the entirety of the Mercer Police Department, made... Read more »

Bears showed promise, fight in 2010

Garret McDowell
August 18, 2011
Filed under Sports

In the preparations for any new season, a team has to look to the past in order to prepare for the future. With the fall sports season for your Mercer Bears’ teams just around the corner, here is a recap on their last outings. VOLLEYBALL 2010 was an interesting year for the Mercer Bears volleyball... Read more »