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Stories with Mercer basketball’s Desmond Ringer: Inside the Den

Stories with Mercer basketball’s Desmond Ringer: Inside the Den

Hayes Rule and Justin Baxley

January 24, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Podcast, Showcase, Sports, Video

The Cluster's sports podcast, Inside the Den, is scheduled to record weekly on our Facebook Live. Hayes Rule and Justin Baxley host the show that will feature interviews with Mercer student athletes. Learn more about Mercer's athletes off the field/court by watching the podcast live each week and participating...

Solidarity Rally takes place in Tattnall Square Park

Solidarity Rally takes place in Tattnall Square Park

Summer Perritt, Opinions and Lifestyle Editor

November 11, 2016


Filed under Galleries, Multimedia, News, Showcase

Mercer University Professor Amy Nichols-Belo partnered with students to host a solidarity rally this evening in Tattnall Square Park. The rally was in support of "immigrants, people of color, religious minorities, people with disabilities, survivors of sexual assault, and sexual minorities," according...

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


Filed under Multimedia, News

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...

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