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SHAPE Carnival raises awareness and engages participants

Kaitlin Marrin April 10, 2013

Last Wednesday Mercer’s annual SHAPE Carnival took place in the University Center. The intention of the Carnival was to help raise awareness on sexual assault, hazing and alcohol prevention by having...

Convicted murderer to receive death penalty

Kaitlin Marrin February 20, 2013

Man was charged with murdering two Mercer students in 1995 On Feb. 21 Andrew Allen Cook will be sentenced to death for the 1995 murder of two Mercer students. Cook was convicted in a 1998 trial of murdering...

Distinguished Mercer alumnus named Georgian of the Year

Kaitlin Marrin January 23, 2013

Distinguished Mercer Alumnus and Governor of Georgia Nathan Deal was selected for the honor of Georgian of the Year according to Georgia Trend Magazine. Deal was featured in the January 2013 issue. Deal...

Former President Jimmy Carter joins Mercer Trustees

Kaitlin Marrin November 28, 2012

Former U.S. President James Earl “Jimmy” Carter Jr. joined Mercer University’s Board of Trustees on Friday, Nov. 9 during Homecoming weekend. Carter is the first former President known to serve as...

Campus to be revitalized

Kaitlin Marrin September 12, 2012

In the upcoming months, Mercer University will see a drastic change to the center of its campus in an innovative revamping project headed by the President’s Office. The plan was made possible by a significant...

SGA and Athletic Department partner for incentive program

Kaitlin Marrin August 29, 2012

Starting this Friday a new era of fan-based incentives will begin here at Mercer University. Through a collaborative effort between the Student Government Association and the Athletic Department all sports...

New York Times comes to CCJ

Kaitlin Marrin August 29, 2012

The Center for Collaborative Journalism has continued to generate buzz over the past six months with multi-million dollar grants and state of the art classrooms. The center opened to staff and students...

Meet your president: Get to know William D. Underwood

Kaitlin Marrin August 15, 2012

In preparation for a new year, The Cluster has asked Mercer’s President William Underwood a few questions. Cluster: How long have you been President at Mercer? Underwood: I began July 1, 2006.  This...

Greeks prepare for recruitment

Greeks prepare for recruitment

Kaitlin Marrin August 15, 2012

Here come the Greeks! That’s right, next week begins the annual tradition of recruitment amongst the 17 International Greek Organizations. The Greek Community has been a tradition at Mercer since 1869...

SGA Paints the Town Orange

Kaitlin Marrin August 15, 2012

Mercer’s Student Government Association has taken an active role in initiating two new programs for students to become involved in for this upcoming semester. The first initiative is a motivation program...

Dragon Boat Festival hits local beach

Dragon Boat Festival hits local beach

Kaitlin Marrin April 25, 2012

Last weekend Sandy Beach was taken over by a throng of boat racing enthusiasts. What type of boat they raced drew in countless spectators from all over Macon. Fourteen teams of twenty paddlers raced...

McDaniels' attorneys request bond

McDaniels' attorneys request bond

Kaitlin Marrin March 28, 2012

In recent weeks several new developments have placed the Lauren Giddings murder case back into the forefront of Macon crime. Skeletal remains were discovered earlier this month though there is currently...

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