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Macie Franklin's design concept was used to create the official logo for Mercer's Quality Enhancement Plan. MERCER MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS

Mercer Senior Macie Franklin wins QEP logo competition

Emily Farlow November 14, 2014

Mercer University senior Macie Franklin was named the winner of the Quality Enhancement Plan logo design competition hosted by the Student Government Association. A version of her design will be used...

Mercer Bears Battling Cancer to raise money for St. Jude's

Mercer Bears Battling Cancer to raise money for St. Jude's

Emily Farlow November 14, 2014

Mercer Bears Battling Cancer (BBC), which used to be called Up 'Til Dawn of Mercer University, raises money for St. Jude's Children's Hospital in Tennessee. The hospital's focus is to treat children with...

BREAKING: Mercer announces $400 million capital campaign

Emily Farlow October 31, 2014

Mercer University is launching a campaign to raise $400 million, according to a news release from the university. Among the new facilities to be built with the funding are: a $15 million medical facility...

Building leaders: America's global role

Emily Farlow October 29, 2014

By: Jason Knowles, Mercer University law student It is a big and busy world out there beyond the shores of the red, white, and blue. [inlinetweet prefix="From @emily_farlow" tweeter="via @mercercluster"...

Pilgrimage to Penfield: A senior's perspective

Pilgrimage to Penfield: A senior's perspective

Emily Farlow October 20, 2014

I never went to Pilgrimage to Penfield as a freshman. I’m not sure why I skipped it, but it probably had to do with me thinking I was too cool to go, and that the trip wouldn’t be fun. It’s a silly...

Down by the Riverside brings live music to a place for the dead

Down by the Riverside brings live music to a place for the dead

Emily Farlow September 8, 2014

When Riverside Cemetery was established in 1887, it was meant to be more than just a place for the dead. Rural garden cemeteries, as they are called, were created on the outskirts of towns to...


CCJ and Macon-Bibb seek solutions to blight

Emily Farlow August 27, 2014

When Angela Manson drives around the neighborhood in which she grew up, she can still remember familiar houses and their occupants. But many of those houses in Macon's Pleasant Hill neighborhood are...


Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity suspended from campus after downtown brawl with ATO

Emily Farlow August 22, 2014

By now, students have probably noticed that [inlinetweet prefix=".  . ." tweeter="@mercercluster" suffix=""]the Greek letters have been removed from the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity house, and missing...

Mollie Davis, Cindy Drury, Carrie Ingoldsby and Doug Pearson pose after being drenched in cold water. MARIN GUTA / CLUSTER STAFF

PHOTOS: Mercer staff, administration accept Ice Bucket Challenge

Emily Farlow August 20, 2014

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PHOTOS: Roundabout opens in Macon

PHOTOS: Roundabout opens in Macon

Emily Farlow August 15, 2014

After months of construction and road closure, the roundabout at College and Oglethorpe streets opened Friday. Aug. 15. Community members attended a grand opening, where Macon-Bibb County Mayor Robert...

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