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The Mercer Dance Team dances in the stands in Hawkins arena during the women's basketball game against Furman Jan. 21.

How dance groups on campus are coping with COVID-19

Samantha Homcy, Social Media Co-Manager April 21, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted several different areas of Mercer’s campus life, and social distancing has changed the way many of Mercer’s arts, sports and clubs function. Also affected are Mercer’s...

Members of the Mercer Ballroom Dance Club practice a new dance with ample space between them and their partners due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The meeting occurred Monday, Sept. 28 and was the club's first in-person meeting since Mercer went online in the spring.

Waltzing around the pandemic: Mercer Ballroom Dance Club introduces COVID-19 safety protocols

Mary Helene Hall, Managing Editor October 10, 2020
After a few weeks of meetings, the club cautiously redirected to an in-person format in late September. The shift followed discussions concerning safety protocols between club leadership and multiple university officials. 
Opinion: Young female dance teams are unnecessarily sexualized

Opinion: Young female dance teams are unnecessarily sexualized

Mandi DeLong, Staff Writer February 12, 2020

This is an opinion article. Any views expressed belong solely to the author and are not representative of The Cluster. I was at a basketball game a while back when a dance team of a bunch of adorable...

The Mercer Dance Team performs at a football game.

Mercer sophomore co-captains the dance team

Mandi DeLong, Staff Writer October 26, 2019
It’s only Mia Spinola’s second year at Mercer, but she is already a co-captain of the Bears’ dance team.
The Mercer Bearitones travelled to Athens, Georgia last spring to compete in the 2016 International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella (ICCA) quarterfinals.

Try something new with one of Mercer’s arts-based clubs

Mary Lathem, Arts and Entertainment Editor August 28, 2016

Though Mercer’s music, theatre and visual art departments offer degree programs in a variety of art forms, you don’t have to be an arts major to get involved in Mercer’s thriving arts community....

Dance Theatre of Harlem is to perform at the historic Douglass Theatre in Macon, Georgia on January 27 at 7:00pm.

Dance Theatre of Harlem comes to the Douglass Theatre

Elliot James, Staff Writer January 27, 2016

Known for thrilling performances and an eclectic and demanding repertoire, the Dance Theatre of Harlem from New York City, New York is coming to Macon. Calling itself a “leading dance institution...

From "Nae Nae" to GA

Emily Rochefort September 9, 2014

After a memorable 2013-2014 season, one member of Mercer Men’s Basketball Team has decided to return. Kevin Canevari, known all over the United States for his “Nae Nae” dance after the team’s defeat...

Zombie 'Thriller' dance comes to Macon

Emily Farlow November 2, 2011

For four Thursdays in October, Valkyrie Anderson, a French one and two teacher at Mount De Sales Academy, showed up at Tatnall Square Park to learn the dance to Michael Jackson’s “Thriller.” Those...

Macon nightlife booming, diverse

Macon nightlife booming, diverse

Kaitlin Marrin October 19, 2011

The Hummingbird The Hummingbird opened in 2005 and has since become the staple for downtown cool. Offering a steady flow of entertainment on a weekly basis the Bird holds its own with a natural concept...

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