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Commanders in brief

Caley Anderson February 20, 2014

Facts from the White House Barack Obama is our 44th president, but the U.S. has actually only had 43 presidents - Cleveland was elected for two nonconsecutive terms and is counted twice, as our 22nd and...

Elizabeth Tate / Cluster Staff


Caley Anderson January 22, 2014

Women’s winter fashion involves lots of layers and bundling. Some female students at Mercer choose the casual look of a denim jacket and textured scarf, like Brianna Stampler (top). Others, like...

Volleyball drops to 1-6 but stays competitive in preseason

Caley Anderson September 13, 2013

Mercer’s volleyball team started the season with the UAB/Samford Invitational on Aug. 30-31 and the Active Ankle Challenge at Auburn on Sept. 5-6. Under Head Coach Damian Elder for the second year,...

Macon Mall undergoes major renovations

Caley Anderson April 25, 2013

Bibb County features several popular shopping areas. However, only a few short years ago, the most impressive shopping center in the district, and possibly in the county, was the Macon Mall. The Macon...

Promise Neighborhood continues despite litigation

Caley Anderson March 6, 2013

The Macon Promise Neighborhood initiative, or MPN, has been in the spotlight since former Chief Financial Officer Ron Collier sought a lawsuit to cancel the Bibb County school system’s lease of the old...

Federal probe of Bibb County school system, County Commissioner calls for investigation of Macon’s Promise Neighborhood

Caley Anderson February 6, 2013

On Tuesday, Jan. 22, Bibb County Commissioner Joe Allen asked a Grand Jury to investigate recent actions of Bibb County Board of Education, as well as the Board’s dealings with the Macon’s Promise...

‘I Love Macon’ day announced by mayor

Caley Anderson January 23, 2013

A gathering of nearly 70 Macon residents came to declare their love for Macon in the city’s Rosa Parks Square on the afternoon of Tuesday, Jan. 8. At the event, Mayor Robert Reichert announced the day...

Bibb Board of Education swears in new members

Caley Anderson January 23, 2013

Bibb County swore six school board members into office Tuesday, Jan. 8, including newcomers Thelma Dillard, Jason Downey and Lester Miller. Incumbent board members Ella Carter, Tom Hudson and Susan...

Buca di Beppo restaurant opens in Macon

Caley Anderson January 23, 2013

With its eclectic décor, old- timey music, classic Italian menu items and abundant serving sizes, Macon’s newest Italian restaurant, Buca di Beppo, is not exaggerating when they call themselves a family-style...

organizationspotlight: Society of Women Engineers

organizationspotlight: Society of Women Engineers

Caley Anderson October 10, 2012

Although the Mercer Engineering Department is not exactly known for its overabundance of female engineers, you may be surprised to find out that Mercer has a relatively high number of women engineering...

Women’s golf performs well in first two tournaments of fall season

Caley Anderson September 26, 2012

The Mercer Women’s Golf Team participated in the Terrier Intercollegiate on Sept. 10 and 11. Thirteen teams competed in this tournament, held at The Country Club of Spartanburg in South Carolina. Mercer...

Mercer Memories: Dr. Charlotte Thomas

Caley Anderson September 12, 2012

You may know Dr. Charlotte Thomas as the philosophy professor or the Great Books teacher at Mercer, but she was once here as a student - roaming the campus, attending Greek mixers, and questioning her...

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