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“Macon Peace”: Local organizations aim to decrease youth violence

Sterling Neill, Contributing Writer September 28, 2019
Organizer and creator of the community organization LJ Malone said he believes that the citizens of Macon desperately need a new approach to handling violence. He got the idea to start this organization while advocating for music artists in the Macon area.
Timothy Jones grabs his music textbooks before his piano lesson with professor Ian Altman

Timothy Jones inspires journalism student

Marin Guta , Digital Editor November 7, 2015
Timothy Jones, a blind musician at Mercer, leaves an impression on student reporter
Cluster moving to CCJ

Cluster moving to CCJ

Katelyn Armstrong September 27, 2014

Last week Mercer’s student newspaper, The Cluster, moved from Connell Student Center to a new location. The office and headquarters of the paper is now in the Center for Collaborative Journalism. Emily...


CCJ and Macon-Bibb seek solutions to blight

Emily Farlow August 27, 2014

When Angela Manson drives around the neighborhood in which she grew up, she can still remember familiar houses and their occupants. But many of those houses in Macon's Pleasant Hill neighborhood are...

CCJ event features writers Tom Junod and Charles McNair as guests

CCJ event features writers Tom Junod and Charles McNair as guests

Rachel Paul April 4, 2014

On March 26, Tom Junod and Charles McNair made their appearance on Mercer University’s Macon campus to talk about writing, share their struggles and success stories and to introduce a technique of...

Mercer announces Center for Collaborative Journalism

Mercer announces Center for Collaborative Journalism

Elizabeth Bibb December 15, 2011

*Updated January 26, 2012 At the close of fall semester, Mercer President William Underwood announced an effort sponsored by the Knight Foundation to bring together professional journalists and students...

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