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Trump is a President that acts like a business man

Trump is a President that acts like a business man

Kyle Mullins, Staff Writer

February 9, 2017


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinions, Showcase

"In the long run, this dynamic will most likely change as Trump alienates Republicans with what could be considered fiscally irresponsible policies, especially concerning the border wall."

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Who decides who represents Black Lives Matter

Who decides who represents Black Lives Matter

Jabril Edmondson, Contributing Writer

February 7, 2017


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinions, Showcase

Black Lives Matter is consistently setback due to misinformation and misrepresentation.  As a movement, BLM seeks to uplift minorities and anyone unjustly treated or prosecuted. As a result, Black Lives Matter is seen as one part of the modern civil rights movements.   Within the first few days...

Trump takes the office and the next four years begin

Trump takes the office and the next four years begin

Kyle Mullins, Staff Writer

January 25, 2017


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinions, Showcase

"For many Americans it is not the most preferred scenario, but it is the only scenario there is."

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Research That Reaches Out: Practicum experiences in Standing Rock

Research That Reaches Out: Practicum experiences in Standing Rock

Cheyanne Reyome, Contributing Writer

December 28, 2016


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinions, Showcase

Thousands of people gather together in song, dance and prayer to stop the atmosphere from falling to sorrow and pity. Instead, united, these individuals reminded everyone that they were not going to lie down and let injustice happen on their land — they were going to fight and take a stand.

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Moody Musings: How to respectfully disagree with people who have opposing views

Moody Musings: How to respectfully disagree with people who have opposing views

Jayla Moody, Staff Writer

November 9, 2016


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinions, Showcase

It’s over now. It seems as if the entire country has been split in half. We can never agree on much, but rarely has an election polarized public opinion to such extremes. These are touchy subjects for most of us, and you don’t have to agree with every person just to avoid conflict. My friends a...

Opinion: Marc Jacobs fashion show: artistic expression or politically incorrect?

Opinion: Marc Jacobs fashion show: artistic expression or politically incorrect?

Ashley Antoine, Contributing Writer

October 16, 2016


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Marc Jacobs was the center of controversy when his fashion show for the 2017 spring/summer lines featured models wearing pastel dreadlocks with brown makeup/black face. As a black woman, I wasn’t offended when I heard about it because I interpreted it as his way of expressing himself through his art and not...

Letter to the Editor regarding recent Mercer Wrestling article

March 3, 2015


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinions, Sports, Wrestling

To the Editor: As Director of the Recreational Sports and Wellness Department, I was surprised to see The Cluster's recent piece titled “Sprawl or nothing; where is Mercer wrestling?” that appeared in the sports section of The Cluster on February 26, 2015. I must say that I am disappointed that n...

There's A City Beyond These Walls

Nicholas Wooten

November 10, 2014


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinions

I’ve only been here for two years, and although I sometimes pull out my GPS to navigate my way around these confusing downtown streets, I feel like Macon is my second home… and that’s how I believe it should be. Oftentimes, I find that other Mercer students don’t feel the same. I remember writing an a...

Turn out to Turbovote

Jordan Price

October 20, 2014


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Nov. 4, 2014, is more than just a day to vote; it is a day to express your voice, to make your opinions heard and to exercise your right to have a say in who represents your interests in both state and national government. There is an undeniable feeling of patriotism involved in walking into the polling...

Top 7 Mercer Traditions Not to Miss

Top 7 Mercer Traditions Not to Miss

Douglas Pearson

August 17, 2014


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Welcome Mercerians. For those of you who are new to Mercer University, I think you will find that you have selected an exceptional institution of higher education, one that is rich in heritage and tradition. Surprisingly, though, many folks are not fully aware of the great commemorative events that take...

SGA welcomes Mercerians young and old

SGA welcomes Mercerians young and old

Joey Wozniak

August 15, 2014


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinions, Student Government

Hey Bears! On behalf of the Student Government Association, we would like to warmly welcome you to Mercer University. You are entering the hub of excitement and growth in Central Georgia. Mercer is explosively growing, and you get to witness all of it. Mercer has received national attention for the...

Reach your full potential at Mercer

Reach your full potential at Mercer

Raymond Partolan

August 15, 2014


Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinions

I grew up in Macon. I went to Central High School. Start at Margaritas in Mercer Village and walk due West, across the bridge that everyone tells you not to cross. Turn right on Holt Avenue and, about five minutes later, you’ll happen upon the school where I spent four of the most formative years of...

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