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OPINION: Women’s History Month centers cisgender, heterosexual women. That’s a problem

OPINION: Women’s History Month centers cisgender, heterosexual women. That’s a problem

Emily Rose Thorne, Editor in Chief March 13, 2021

This is an opinion article. Any views expressed belong solely to the author and are not representative of The Cluster. From Susan B. Anthony to Hillary Clinton, most so-called heroes of Women’s History...

OPINION: Our post-COVID world needs to see more women in positions of power 

OPINION: Our post-COVID world needs to see more women in positions of power 

McKenna Kaufman, Contributing Writer March 8, 2021

This is an opinion article. Any views expressed belong solely to the author and are not representative of The Cluster. The 2020 election was a historic progression of women’s rights and a victory...

Cyanotype print by Craig Coleman

Ruth Bader Ginsburg inspired women for decades. For these Mercer students, she represented the progress of a generation

Emily Rose Thorne, Editor in Chief October 6, 2020
Justice Ginsburg was the second woman to serve on the Supreme Court and championed gender equality throughout her legal career. For these Mercer women, she's an inspiration.
Bregeth (left) and Judd (right) hug at a poetry open mic night they hosted through Roswell High School’s literary magazine. Bregeth ran the magazine and Judd was its editor. Photo provided by Prescott Judd

Women’s History Month: The influential women in Mercer students’ lives

McKenna Kaufman, Staff Writer March 31, 2020
It is important to recognize everyday women — women who have influenced the lives of those around them in ways that may seem small, but are pivotal in shaping the lives and worldviews of young people.
Women's and Gender Studies students continue long-held traditions in Fiber Arts and Culture class

Women’s and Gender Studies students continue long-held traditions in Fiber Arts and Culture class

Jules Tollett, Lead Arts & Entertainment Writer November 25, 2019
The fiber arts and culture course sought to teach students about the history behind fiber arts while also helping them see the significance of what they were learning.
Tot's new costume brings up a set of new questions concerning gender dynamics.

Tic-Tac-Tot

Bekah Fulton, Contributing Writer February 18, 2016

I may be the only student at Mercer who does not have a picture with Toby the Bear, and this is no accident. Confession: mascots kind of freak me out. This mild fear may potentially be rooted in a repressed...

Hiba Yacout, President of the Muslim Student Association, assisted custodian Ms. Lisa put on a Hijab.

Modesty, Empowerment and Hidden Beauty

Summer Perritt, Staff Writer February 10, 2016

The Muslim Student Association of Mercer University (MSA) hosted a “World Hijab Day” event Feb. 1 where all women — Muslim and non-Muslim — could participate in the wearing of a religious headscarf....

A panel from Simone's Secret Six.

Q&A: Comics scribe Gail Simone

Ross Hardy October 5, 2011

Gail Simone is one of the most high-profile women writers in the world of superhero comic. She began her career working for Marvel Comics on titles like Agent X before moving on to Secret Six and Batgirl...

Come on, ladies, it is time to embrace your beauty

Olivia Brayan October 4, 2011

All women know that feeling, a sickening feeling that takes hold as you mistakenly glance at the rack in the grocery queue.  It starts in your gut and slowly rises as your eyes are captured by the stick-thin,...

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