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2016-2017 Staff

Nicholas Wooten

Editor in Chief

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.

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Jenna Eason

Managing Editor

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

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Katie Atkinson

News Editor

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.

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Sarah Pounds

Digital Editor

Sarah is a Maconite with a love for storytelling that strengthens communities. She is a sophomore Journalism major.

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Mary Lathem

Arts & Entertainment Editor

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... 

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Justin Baxley

Sports Editor

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... 

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Hayes Rule

Social Media Editor

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... 

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Carina Plasencia

Advertising Manager & Photography Editor

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 ... 

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