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Opinion: How to understand Mercer’s Great Books program

Opinion: How to understand Mercer’s Great Books program

Morgan Prillaman, Contributing Writer

November 24, 2019

This is an opinion article. Any views expressed belong solely to the author and are not representative of The Cluster. As Plato says, opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance, so I hope to bridge the gap between what Mercer students think they know about Great Books and what Great Books actually is t...

Opinion: Students need a more flexible drop/add period

Opinion: Students need a more flexible drop/add period

Emily Rose Thorne, Digital Editor

September 10, 2019

The specified period for dropping or adding a course at the start of the school year spans just four days, or two class meetings. How are we supposed to know whether we can manage our course load or handle a particularly challenging class when all we've done is read the syllabus?

Dean unveils new general education requirements

Dean unveils new general education requirements

February 27, 2011

Dean Lake Lambert announced on Monday a sweeping round of changes to Mercer's general education curriculum for fall 2012, including replacing First Year Seminar and Senior Capstone classes with new interdisciplinary classes, lowering core requirements and adding new writing courses. The new curriculum – ...

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