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Mercer Creative Writing alum, Elizabeth Tammi, pictured with her first novel, “Outrun the Wind.” Photo provided by Elizabeth Tammi.

Creative writing, creative futures: How to use a creative writing degree

Ivy Marie Clarke, Arts & Culture Editor April 22, 2021

Due to the attached Mercer School of Medicine and the outstanding reputation of the engineering department, it is unsurprising that a large percentage of the undergraduate student body at Mercer University...

Editors' Choice: Recommended reading from The Cluster’s editorial staff

Editors’ Choice: Recommended reading from The Cluster’s editorial staff

The Cluster Editorial Staff March 11, 2021
With all this beautiful spring weather we’ve been experiencing here in Macon, you may be looking for a good book to curl up with in the sunshine. Here are what some of our editors are reading.
Photo provided by Natalie Yaeger

New student organization tutors children in Ghana

Mandi DeLong and Lars Lonnroth February 7, 2021
A new student organization at Mercer is working to mentor children in villages around the world, seeking to help address poverty through providing education to low-income communities internationally.
Washington Memorial Library is one of many branches losing funding in Macon.

Books, beer and bonding: Washington Memorial Library and Just Tap’d host a monthly book club

Natalie Yaeger, Lead News Writer October 9, 2019
Local library staff are working to bring the Macon community closer together through a love of literature at a local venue. Being exposed to new books pushes people outside of their comfort zones, allowing more interaction, development and discussion of ideas. 
Opinion: A new plan to address textbook prices head-on

Opinion: A new plan to address textbook prices head-on

Jacob Lugenbeel, Contributing Writer September 27, 2019
I have concluded that the administration of Mercer University must take steps to reduce the price of textbooks that students are required to purchase for their classes. In particular, the University must institute a price limit on the books and materials that professors make mandatory. 
Tina Fey makes you laugh

Tina Fey makes you laugh

Kathleen Quinlan April 13, 2011

  4.5/5 Bear Claws If Tina Fey is your hero — and if you’re between the ages of 18 and 28, she probably is—you need to read her new book, Bossypants. You know how on an episode of 30 Rock,...

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