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SGA to host first presidential debate since 2018, The Cluster to moderate

Henry Keating and Mary Helene Hall March 22, 2021
Mercer University’s Student Government Association will host a debate for student body presidential candidates. The Cluster's managing editor, Mary Helene Hall, will moderate.
OPINION: Our post-COVID world needs to see more women in positions of power 

OPINION: Our post-COVID world needs to see more women in positions of power 

McKenna Kaufman, Contributing Writer March 8, 2021

This is an opinion article. Any views expressed belong solely to the author and are not representative of The Cluster. The 2020 election was a historic progression of women’s rights and a victory...

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SGA updates voting system ahead of spring elections

Henry Keating, Student Government Correspondent February 11, 2021
In its first meeting of the spring semester Jan. 25, the Mercer Student Government Association addressed student concerns, including issues students raised about class elections.
President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. speaks at his campaign event in North Liberty, Iowa, on Feb. 1, 2020.

Biden becomes 46th president of the United States, fate of Senate may lie with Georgia

Emily Rose Thorne, Editor in Chief November 7, 2020
Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. and Sen. Kamala Harris, a Democrat from California, are headed to the White House after a nail-biting result count that kept the nation in limbo for several days.
Friends play a card game in the freshman dorm Legacy Hall.

First-time student voters consider critical issues in 2020 presidential election

Emily Rose Thorne, Editor in Chief October 19, 2020
Students who will cast their first presidential vote next month told The Cluster what issues matter most to them as they weigh their options.
Savannah Lackey and Ashton Bearden will serve as the 2020-2021 SGA President and Vice President. Photo provided by Savannah Lackey

Breaking: Sen. Lackey clinches SGA presidency in nail-biting second round

Lars Lonnroth, Staff Writer March 27, 2020
Savannah Lackey, rising junior, won Mercer’s Student Government Association’s presidential election by 16 votes on Friday, narrowly defeating challenger Genesis Cooper and clinching victory in the second round of the SGA presidential elections.
SGA hopefuls face a three-way race

SGA hopefuls face a three-way race

Sarah Pounds, News Editor March 17, 2016

Students who want to run for President and Vice President of the Student Government Association (SGA) in the 2016/2017 academic year announced their candidacy Wednesday night. According to SGA, the tickets...

The attendees at the Bearly a Democracy symposium get interactive as they meet new people.

Bearly a Democracy: A claw full of knowledge

Sterling Neill, Staff Writer November 11, 2015

As time for elections swiftly comes our way, Americans rush to cast their votes in hopes of electing an official that will make a difference for the years to come. The Bearly a Democracy symposium provided...

Bibb County officials seek election reform

Brittany Dant September 21, 2011

A group of eight Bibb County officials made it known in early September their plan to ask local legislators to make county elections nonpartisan. The officials included Bibb County Solicitor-General Otis...

SGA general election results announced

SGA general election results announced

clewis April 6, 2011

[nggallery id=12]   Roughly one in four students cast a ballot in Wednesday's SGA senatorial elections for the coming academic year, marking an official end to the spring campaign season. SGA election...

SGA presidential, vice-presidential election kicks off

SGA presidential, vice-presidential election kicks off

clewis March 18, 2011

Campaigning for SGA president and vice-president officially began Wednesday evening with two tickets qualifying to appear on the ballot for next week's campus-wide election. Juniors Stephen Bradshaw and...

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