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Macon’s rock ‘n’ roll heritage comes to life

September 12, 2013

She is a princess of true rock and roll history; he is a third generation candy maker. When Jessica Walden and Jamie Weatherford got married, the two of them decided to form their own walking tour of...

Weaver’s Weekend

September 12, 2013

Aug. 24 saw the 6th annual Weaver’s Weekend held at Crazy Bull, the newest nightlife addition to downtown Macon. A crowd of approximately 650 people filled the venue for music performances by Savannah...

Mercer's art presence grows with $425,000 grant

August 28, 2013

The former Tattnall Square Presbyterian Church will be revitalized to house the Tattnall Square Center for the Arts, thanks to a $425,000 grant from ArtPlace America. The Center will house the University’s...

Take a timeout from studying with these gridiron classics

August 28, 2013

Excited for Mercer’s opening game day? Just can’t quite wait until kickoff? Do you need something to tide you over? The Cluster has a list of football movies that just might do the trick until the...

Mercer's football program has larger reach than university campus

Photo courtesy Mercer Athletics
August 28, 2013

Mercer University’s new football program reaches far beyond the limits of Mercer’s campus.  Downtown Macon businesses will also feel the effects of Mercer’s return to the pigskin sport. Tailgating...

Macon's civic pride shines across country in nationwide contest

August 28, 2013

Macon was not originally nominated for the Benjamin Moore Paint What Matters contest. Mechel McKinley, director of Main Street Macon, found out about the contest through an intern, two weeks after it had...

Mercer welcomes new staff members

August 28, 2013

The Cluster sat down with three new staff members: David Beall, Assistant Director of Media Relations for Athletics; Andrew Haeg, Entrepreneur-in-Residence and Visiting Professor with the Center for Collaborative...

Bragg Jam 2013

Bragg Jam 2013
August 16, 2013

Here’s an alert: Macon does not die during the summer. Mercer students who remain in town are aware of this, however for those who go home they may not be aware that one of the largest music events...

Your downtown Macon guide

Your downtown Macon guide
August 14, 2013

Being new to any town can be difficult, especially as a student. Along with navigating new classes, activities, meeting new people there is also learning the town itself. The Cluster will bring you a...

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