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What were the bears up to this summer?

What were the bears up to this summer?

Mahima Sultan, Lifestyle & Opinions Editor

August 14, 2019

Over the summer, the bears left the den for three months — but what exactly were they up to during this time?

BEAR day brings out the best and the brightest

BEAR day brings out the best and the brightest

Jenna Eason, Photography Editor

April 14, 2016

Lillie Barnett, a music and biology major, presented her research of “Stress and Group Cohesion in University Choir” in Fickling Hall on BEAR Day 2016. Barnett said she wanted to find a way to connect her two majors and wanted to pursue the effects music has on a person’s well-being. Her research consis...

Mercer education, worth the cost

Mercer education, worth the cost

Justin Baxley, Sports Editor

November 11, 2015

I pondered the question, “What do we actually pay for?” a lot after reading the article in The Cluster a few weeks ago. After searching, I believe I now have that answer. Though it is just an opinion, and I could be wrong, I will throw out a few facts to back up my argument. I realize that as ...

Planned cutbacks to trim HOPE scholarships by 10 percent

Planned cutbacks to trim HOPE scholarships by 10 percent

Matt Hickman

March 2, 2011

ATLANTA –  A recently proposed overhaul of the HOPE scholarship could mean that many Mercer students will have to pay at least $400 more for tuition when they return to campus this fall – and possibly up to $1,200 more in the coming years depending on future lottery revenues. The Georgia House a...

State budget priorities unbalanced and unfair

State budget priorities unbalanced and unfair

Kyle Shook

February 23, 2011

In the shadow of the massive protests in Egypt that unseated a president, the shot seems to have been heard around the world. In Madison, Wisconsin, thousands of public employees (many of them teachers) came out in protest of plans by the Governor to limit collective bargaining, basically unplugging la...

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