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New student organization tutors children in Ghana

Mandi DeLong and Lars Lonnroth February 7, 2021
A new student organization at Mercer is working to mentor children in villages around the world, seeking to help address poverty through providing education to low-income communities internationally.
Joshua Dupaty, a fourth-year biomedical engineering major, spent his summer participating in a Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program where he received an honorable mention for an outstanding oral presentation at the conference. Photo courtesy of Joshua Dupaty

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?
Lillie Barnett gives her presentation on “Stress and Group Cohesion in University Choir” for BEAR Day 2016.

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...

The price of an education at Mercer, from printing to dining options.

Mercer education, worth the cost

Justin Baxley, Sports Editor November 12, 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,...

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...

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)...

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