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Major spotlight: Political science

clusterads February 7, 2011

Given the current tense national political atmosphere, The Cluster decided to spotlight a department that teaches students to analyze and understand our country’s government. We sat down with a power-couple...

“Old School, New Media” explained…

clewis February 6, 2011

As the breeding ground of legendary newspapermen like Jack Tarver, Buford Boone and Reg. Murphy, Mercer has a long tradition of strong journalism. Pretty soon, we'll be finally catapulting that tradition...

What's Your Major: Sociology

Brittany Dant February 6, 2011

Sociology majors graduate from Mercer not only with a sociology degree, but also with a better understanding of the social world. “Sociology is the study of human behavior and groups while providing...

‘Mercer Cribs’: old house, creaky or haunted?

Alicia Landrum February 6, 2011

    “Welcome,” said CJ Akins as he opened the front door to his house-turned-apartment building on Thursday afternoon. The first thing one sees after walking into the house is a small, beautifully...

SHAPE begins preparation for carnival in March

SHAPE begins preparation for carnival in March

February 1, 2011

Mercer University’s Sexual assault, Hazing and Alcohol Prevention Education committee will hold an information meeting today at 4:30 p.m. in the Connell Student Center, Conference Room 2, to discuss...

Anonymous $1.5 million donated to Mercer med school

Anonymous $1.5 million donated to Mercer med school

Brittany Dant February 1, 2011

President William D. Underwood announced on Jan. 11 that a $1.5 million donation from an anonymous source will benefit Mercer University’s School of Medicine. The $1.5 million gift was given to the...

Professors sitting in a tree

Professors sitting in a tree

Kathleen Quinlan February 1, 2011

Every Feb. 14, everything is covered in pink and red and we are told to tell our significant others we love them. But we all know Valentine’s Day is a holiday created by the greeting card companies...

Phi Delta Theta to become ‘Iron Phis’

Phi Delta Theta to become ‘Iron Phis’

February 1, 2011

Brothers of the Georgia Gamma Chapter of the Phi Delta Theta Fraternity will be participating in Iron Phi, a race to benefit the fight against ALS on Feb. 13, at the Mercedes Marathon in Birmingham, Ala. Adam...

Breaking New Year resolutions

Breaking New Year resolutions

clusterads February 1, 2011

New Year’s Day is viewed as a fresh start, a chance to begin again, so people make big com- mitments to themselves about things like getting healthier or more organized. But why do we promise ourselves...

Avoiding bookstore horrors

Avoiding bookstore horrors

Brittany Dant February 1, 2011

It is the beginning of the new semester, but you find you have the same stress that al- ways accompanies the start of school: the overarching search for textbooks. From the Medical School to the Law...

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