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First-time student voters consider critical issues in 2020 presidential election

Friends play a card game in the freshman dorm Legacy Hall.
October 18, 2020
Students who will cast their first presidential vote next month told The Cluster what issues matter most to them as they weigh their options.

Here’s what you missed in Macon this summer

Jenny Wright (left) and Courtney Britt (right) stand for a moment of silent reflection during Lights for Liberty, a candlelit vigil protesting the conditions of migrant detention centers.
August 15, 2019
This summer, Macon joined several nationwide movements and welcomed a new business on Pio Nono Avenue. Here's what you missed while you were away.

A Need to Know Basis: Immigration

ICE police officer making an arrest. Photo provided by Wikipedia Commons.
August 14, 2018

The crisis at the United States border has dominated national news for months, but there is still confusion about the fate of separated families and what this means for immigration policy as a whole. Here’s...

Alabama's recent immigration laws racist to South American immigrants

October 4, 2011

It is time to take stock of our lives as Americans and face the question that has plagued our country for centuries: what should we do about immigration? Let us take it a bit further. What should we do...

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