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Help at home: A Bahamian student gives back

November 3, 2016


Filed under Multimedia, News, Showcase, Video

Emanuela Rendini and Avery Braxton speak with Jordan Mike about his upcoming plans to help victims of Hurricane Matthew in the Bahamas.

Bear Bites on the map

Bear Bites on the map

Sarah Pounds, Online Editor

October 30, 2016


Filed under Bear Bites, Multimedia

Looking for a new restaurant to try? The Cluster has done the taste tests for you -- and we have all the juicy details. Explore Macon's local restaurants through the map below as well as our Bear Bites column. ...

Mercer’s Common Ground attends the Atlanta Pride Festival to celebrate love

Mercer’s Common Ground attends the  Atlanta Pride Festival to celebrate love

Jayla Moody, Staff Writer

October 16, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Atlanta, Galleries, Multimedia

Mercer’s LGBT-Straight alliance student organization Common Ground attended the 46th annual Atlanta Pride Festival to celebrate love with others in attendance. Cultural exhibits, comedy showcases, dance parties and other events were held throughout the city. The festival was Saturday, Oct....

Students react to heated first presidential debate

October 5, 2016


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Emanuela Rendini and Avery Braxton questioned who students would vote for and their reactions after the presidential debate.

Mercer expands beauty and safety on campus

Mercer expands beauty and safety on campus

Avery Braxton and Emanuela Rendini

September 23, 2016


Filed under Campus, Multimedia, News, Showcase

Avery Braxton and Emanuela Rendini take a look at the new additions to campus and the update on parking availability for students.

SGA approves all 45 organizations for Bear Grants

SGA approves all 45 organizations for Bear Grants

Katie Atkinson and Cody Moran, Cluster Staff

September 20, 2016


Filed under Campus, Multimedia, News, Student Government

The Student Government Association held their annual bear grant senate in the Connell Student Center Monday. Representatives from different organizations gathered to learn if their funding requests had been granted for this year. All 45 groups who applied were approved for funding at the meeting. ...

Athlete Spotlight: Kyle Lewis

Athlete Spotlight: Kyle Lewis

Justin Baxley, Sports Editor

April 28, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Multimedia, Showcase, Sports, Video

The walkup music hits. Kyle Lewis steps into the batter's box as he readies himself for the first pitch. It’s the bottom of the ninth inning against ETSU. The game is tied 9-9. Lewis makes contact with ball. It soars through the air and over the wall. The Bears win in walk off fashion. The 6-foo...

Mercer and SGA select professor of the year

Mercer and SGA select professor of the year

Ireal James, Contributing Writer

April 28, 2016


Filed under Multimedia, News

Mercer University’s Student Government Association and members of the student body selected professor of mathematics David Nelson as the 2016 Professor of the Year. Nelson, who has been teaching for 25 years, said he was surprised to receive the award.   “It feels good,” he said.     Thou...

Inside the Den: Men’s basketball’s Jaylen Stowe

Inside the Den: Men’s basketball’s Jaylen Stowe

Justin Baxley and Hayes Rule

April 21, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Podcast, Showcase, Sports

https://soundcloud.com/youngspeak-sports/inside-the-den-mens-basketballs-jaylen-stowe Men's basketball is in its offseason, but it's still making noise. The Bears have added five new players to the roster, including two transfers. Hayes and Justin talk to freshman Jaylen Stowe about the offseason...

Inside the Den: Mercer baseball and HC Craig Gibson

Inside the Den: Mercer baseball and HC Craig Gibson

Justin Baxley and Hayes Rule

April 5, 2016


Filed under Baseball, Podcast, Showcase, Sports

https://soundcloud.com/the-cluster-sports/inside-the-den-mercer-baseball-and-hc-craig-gibson   Hayes and Justin interview Mercer baseball coach Craig Gibson on this week's episode of Inside the Den. The guys talk about the team's performance so far and then discuss the rest of the season, Kyle Lewis' draft...

Inside the Den: Softball’s Kaytlin Haney

Inside the Den: Softball’s Kaytlin Haney

Justin Baxley and Hayes Rule

April 1, 2016


Filed under Golf, Lacrosse, Podcast, Softball, Sports, Tennis, Volleyball

https://soundcloud.com/the-cluster-sports/inside-the-den-softballs-kaytlin-haney What's it like moving from Texas to Macon, Georgia? Justin and Hayes are joined by softball's Kaytlin Haney on this week's episode of Inside the Den. The hosts talk to the senior about her career at Mercer as well as...

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