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Player Spotlight: Paige Alsten

Player Spotlight: Paige Alsten

Emma Peel, Staff Writer

November 12, 2015

Paige Alsten, a native of Lighthouse Point, Florida, has become a dominant presence in Southern Conference volleyball. Measuring 6 foot, 3 inches tall, Alsten is a natural at the net and plays the position of middle blocker. Throughout the 21 games the team has played so far this season, Alsten has totale...

Started from the bottom: Mercer’s marching band rises from nothing to a growing program

Started from the bottom: Mercer’s marching band rises from nothing to a growing program

Emma Peel, Staff Writer

November 12, 2015

​The Mercer University marching band was dissolved along with the football team in 1941, shortly after the tragic attack on Pearl Harbor. But in 2013, President Underwood officially announced that Mercer would bring back the football team and with it would come the marching band. Band Directo...

Sam’s the Man: Believe the Hype

Sam’s the Man: Believe the Hype

Katie Atkinson, Staff Writer

November 12, 2015

The echoing shout of orange and black checkered fans. The flash of pompoms and toothy grins. The blur of movement on a fresh-cut field. To many, these images are game day staples. To Sam Osakue, however, they mean something more. They mean home. A junior and faithful member of the Mercer Maniacs, O...

Club tennis program continues to grow

Club tennis program continues to grow

Demi-Shay Watchorn, Contributing Writer

November 12, 2015

The club tennis team is happy to announce it is in their second year at Mercer University and is continuing to see growth. The program was started by a couple of former club tennis members who graduated in 2013. “It is up to the current team to market themselves around campus in order to get...

“Ragtime” to bring syncopation and style to the Grand Opera House

“Ragtime” to bring syncopation and style to the Grand Opera House

Sterling Neill, Staff Writer

November 11, 2015

The Grand’s latest acquisition is the touring production of “Ragtime,” will be performed Nov. 15 and 16 at 7:30 p.m.

How to host a bountiful “Friendsgiving” on a student budget

How to host a bountiful “Friendsgiving” on a student budget

Elliot James, Staff Writer

November 11, 2015

Don't break the bank this Friendsgiving. Try out these affordable recipes!

The Mercer Players to present a work of “Fiction”

The Mercer Players to present a work of “Fiction”

Blossom Onunekwu, Contributing Writer

November 11, 2015

  The Mercer Players will bring another delight to the stage with their production of Steven Dietz’s “Fiction.” Though neither of them had ever heard of “Fiction,” Scot Mann, who works as an associate professor and director of theater for Mercer, and Marian Zielinski, a professor ...

Dear AWARE real questions from real students

Dear AWARE real questions from real students

Anonymous

November 11, 2015

What are ways to help with homesickness? Hello! Homesickness is a very common feeling among college students regardless of how long they have been in school. It is a normal experience that is a part of every college student’s development toward adulthood. Although the feelings that come with homes...

Mary Lathem, Arts & Entertainment Editor

Mary Lathem, Arts & Entertainment Editor

November 10, 2015

Mary is a junior pursuing a double major in Music and Communication Studies. She currently serves as The Cluster's Arts and Lifestyle editor. Her favorite activities at Mercer include touring with the Mercer Singers and participating in the Mercer University Opera.

Justin Baxley, Sports Editor

Justin Baxley, Sports Editor

November 8, 2015

Justin (also known as J-DAWG $$$$) is The Cluster's Sports editor. He's a sports fanatic and practically bleeds orange and black. Whenever he's not painting up for Mercer sports games or writing reviews for Bear Bites, The Cluster's restaurant reviews column, he can be found bird watching and playing...

Marin Guta, Digital Editor

Marin Guta, Digital Editor

November 6, 2015

Marin is a fourth year at Mercer's Center for Collaborative Journalism and she's served as The Cluster's Digital Editor since August 2014. She loves Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and all things social.   

Assistant Digital Editor, Molly Curley

Assistant Digital Editor, Molly Curley

November 6, 2015

Molly is a senior Media Studies major, with a double minor in Photography and Film Studies. She is the Assistant Digital Editor for The Cluster. In her free time, she likes to check Instagram, watch YouTube, and jam to T-Swift.

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