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BEAR day brings out the best and the brightest

BEAR day brings out the best and the brightest

Jenna Eason, Photography Editor
April 14, 2016
Filed under Campus, News

Lillie Barnett, a music and biology major, presented her research of “Stress and Group Cohesion in University Choir” in Fickling Hall on BEAR Day 2016. Barnett said she wanted to find a way to connect her two majors and wanted to pursue the effects music has on a person’s well-being. Her research consis...

Mercer education, worth the cost

Mercer education, worth the cost

Justin Baxley, Sports Editor
November 12, 2015
Filed under Cluster Editorial, Opinions

I pondered the question, “What do we actually pay for?” a lot after reading the article in The Cluster a few weeks ago. After searching, I believe I now have that answer. Though it is just an opinion, and I could be wrong, I will throw out a few facts to back up my argument. I realize that as ...

Planned cutbacks to trim HOPE scholarships by 10 percent

Planned cutbacks to trim HOPE scholarships by 10 percent

Matt Hickman
March 2, 2011
Filed under Campus, News, State

ATLANTA –  A recently proposed overhaul of the HOPE scholarship could mean that many Mercer students will have to pay at least $400 more for tuition when they return to campus this fall – and possibly up to $1,200 more in the coming years depending on future lottery revenues. The Georgia House a...

State budget priorities unbalanced and unfair

State budget priorities unbalanced and unfair

Kyle Shook
February 23, 2011
Filed under Opinions

In the shadow of the massive protests in Egypt that unseated a president, the shot seems to have been heard around the world. In Madison, Wisconsin, thousands of public employees (many of them teachers) came out in protest of plans by the Governor to limit collective bargaining, basically unplugging la...

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