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Americans too passive and apathetic towards politics

Beau Smith

February 9, 2011

It’s pretty often that we Americans are unsatisfied with our government, especially our president. It seems we’re always finding fault in our appointed leader’s actions and offering our advice as part of the solution. This is the loyal opposition: let’s be unsatisfied enough to become angry, but too...

CAPS’ pregnancy services offer unbiased and ethical counseling


February 9, 2011

As director of  Mercer University’s Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), I feel it is imperative to the Mercer community that I respond to Clarissa Price’s  editorial “Pregnancy Resources on Mercer’s Campus in Need of Expansion” in the Jan. 27 edition of the Cluster. The informatio...

The Village needs a nightlife

The Village needs a nightlife

Garret McDowell

February 1, 2011

Out of those of you who venture downtown for Macon’s nightlife, how many times have you seen incidents happen downtown, feel upset that you have to go so far from campus just to dance, or experience any other detriment? Well, other than those places downtown like Envy, Asylum, Power Station, the Rookery...

In protest of the prodigal statue

In protest of the prodigal statue

Alex Moreschi

January 31, 2011

“At Mercer, everyone majors in changing the world. Be the bear.” This quote was taken from the front page of Mercer web page, and it prompted me to write about my opinion and set forth my opinion about something. Before doing so, I would like to briefly recount something that happened to me yesterday...

Erroneous weather alert misleading


January 30, 2011

At Mercer, our classes follow a consistent weekly schedule with which we're all familiar: On Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, our lectures begin at the top of the hour, and on Tuesdays and Thursdays they begin at less obvious but still widely known times such as 9:25, 10:50 and 12:15. That's why it...

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