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5 Things to start your week: death of Justice Scalia & Kanye Twitter controversy

5 Things to start your week: death of Justice Scalia & Kanye Twitter controversy

Molly Curley, Assistant Digital Editor

February 15, 2016


Filed under Five things to start your week, Showcase

Justice Scalia dies at 79 Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia passed away in his room at a hunting resort in West Texas on Saturday. According to The Washington Post, Presidio County Judge Cinderela Guevara pronounced Scalia dead. She claimed that he was suffering from chronic conditions and various he...

Why I will not support the NFL

Why I will not support the NFL

Desirrae Jones

October 1, 2014


Filed under Cluster Editorial, Opinions

I’m sure that by now, almost every person with access to the Internet or television has heard about the Ray Rice scandal. In recent days, even more players have been arrested on various abuse or domestic violence charges. However, in spite of these incidents, a recent poll conducted by NBC News shows...

Join 'Internet Slowdown'

Join 'Internet Slowdown'

Chelsey Guy

October 1, 2014


Filed under Cluster Editorial, Opinions

On an ordinary day, you can find me scrolling on Tumblr laughing along to the random things in my feed, but the other day, I noticed that Tumblr had changed. Normally, this is nothing unusual. Tumblr often alters its icons and layout for obscure holidays like Doughnut Day. However, this was not the same...

Medical marijuana: blurring the lines

Medical marijuana: blurring the lines

Caitlin Glasscock

October 1, 2014


Filed under Cluster Editorial, Opinions

Medical marijuana, also referred to as cannabis, is a topic in the medical and drug field that brings up much debate over whether or not it should be legalized in all of the states. Medical marijuana is legal in 23 states and Washington D.C. Currently only two states have legalized marijuana for recreational...

Cluster moving to CCJ

Cluster moving to CCJ

Katelyn Armstrong

September 27, 2014


Filed under Campus, News

Last week Mercer’s student newspaper, The Cluster, moved from Connell Student Center to a new location. The office and headquarters of the paper is now in the Center for Collaborative Journalism. Emily Farlow, the editor and chief of The Cluster, hopes that the move will create more of a student...

Cluster awarded in national contest

Cluster awarded in national contest

Elizabeth Bibb

April 28, 2011


Filed under Campus, News

Mercer University’s student-run newspaper, The Cluster, placed in six categories in the Society for Collegiate Journalists’ annual national contest. The paper was awarded third place for overall excellence in its division, which encompassed papers that come out weekly or less. In the category of Newsp...

Abortion myths cloud debate, ignore pertinent pregnancy issues

Mary Kathryn Wiley

February 9, 2011


Filed under Opinions

I called fifteen pharmacies in Macon and asked for Plan B. Only three had Plan B in stock. Four had Next Choice in stock. Only one of the seven carried both and had both in stock. Clarissa Price wrote a recent opinions article about resources for pregnant Mercer students. She particularly targets the...

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