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American Marketing Association hosts annual AMA Day at Mercer

American Marketing Association hosts annual AMA Day at Mercer

Allis Yang

April 4, 2014

The American Marketing Association (AMA) chapter at Mercer University held its annual AMA Day on March 26. “AMA Day is an annual event when Mercer’s AMA chapter brings in professionals to talk about the field of marketing,” said Dr. Steven McClung, associate dean of faculty and research at the...

Spring fashion

Allis Yang

April 4, 2014

Spring is finally here, so we can stow away our winter wardrobe for the warmer weather to come. Spring is generally associated with bright colors and freshness. You can easily incorporate the qualities of spring into your attire with a few simple tips (for both guys and girls). Get creative with co...

Bear Essentials: Spring Cleaning Your Dorm

Allis Yang

March 20, 2014

With the start of spring comes a fresh season of sunshine and flowers. What better way to embrace the new season than to do a little bit of overdue cleaning. It is time to throw out some of the remains of winter and get refreshed for spring. It might be slightly overwhelming if you are not sure where...

U.S. Senior Judge to give keynote address at Law Day

Allis Yang

March 20, 2014

Mercer University’s Walter F. School of Law will host its 2014 Law Day luncheon with judge Guido Calabresi, U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit, scheduled to deliver the keynote address. The event will be held Friday, March 28, at 12:30 p.m., in Hawkins Arena inside the University Center on the...

Mercer hosts Vaughn Smith professor

Allis Yang

March 6, 2014

Mercer University’s Roberts Department of Christianity had the honor of inviting Dr. Carol A. Newsom to be the 2014 Harry Vaughan Smith Visiting Distinguished Professor of Christianity. “Carol Newsom is such an impressive and well-established scholar that we consider ourselves most fortunate that...

Homemade in the Microwave

Allis Yang

February 20, 2014

Our favorite desserts, such as cookies or brownies, can be found almost anywhere. However, many common dessert options tend to be processed and mass produced. It is difficult to access good quality desserts unless they are homemade. Unfortunately, not everyone has the time to bake a batch of cookies...

Carol Newsom named speaker for 2014 Harry Vaughan lectures

Allis Yang

February 20, 2014

Mercer University’s Roberts Department of Christianity had the honor of naming Dr. Carol A. Newsom as the 2014 Harry Vaughan Smith Visiting Distinguished Professor of Christianity. Newsom is the Charles Howard Candler Professor of Old Testament and director of the Graduate Division of Religion at Emory...

Mercer Artist: Joori Chung, visual art

Allis Yang

February 9, 2014

Joori Chung is a senior at Mercer University majoring in art with a double minor in communications and photography. She is a full-time international student from Seoul, South Korea. Chung said that she always had a passion for art. Her love of art was inspired by her father, as she used to look through his own art portfolios. “Art has alway...

College-Priced dates

Allis Yang

February 6, 2014

Since most students find college to be a time of newfound freedom and exposure to new people, the university experience is also typically a time peppered with dates. However, in the flurry of finding a sweetheart, one runs the risk of spending a good bit of money. On top of school, work or extracurricular...

International Student Profile – Shirlie Yiu

Autumn Vineyard/Cluster Staff

Allis Yang

January 22, 2014

Sze Man Yiu, also known by her English name Shirlie, is a foreign exchange student at Mercer University, who is originally from Hong Kong. A junior environmental science major within the larger field of applied biology, Yiu is currently at Mercer as part of her her second study abroad experienc...

Academic Resource Center adds new Study Skills Coach position to its staff

Autumn VIneyard / Cluster Staff

Allis Yang

January 22, 2014

The Academic Resource Center has made a new addition to the regular tutoring schedule at Mercer University. Assistant Director of the ARC, Stephanie Mooring, recently launched the Study Skills Peer Coach Program. The new program allows students to have a one-on-one “coaching” session on study skills with a “coach” who is a fellow Mercer student. ...

The Fresh Food Company brings street food to students

Allis Yang

November 9, 2013

When imagining a street food festival, what ideas come to mind? A large event that features many varieties of food? Street food festivals are held in many cities across the United States such as Atlanta, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Seattle, Cincinnati and many others. The general purpose of these fes...

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