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Mercer students respond to Ferguson

Mercer students respond to Ferguson

Taelor Rye

August 17, 2014

On Sunday, Aug. 17, Mercer University students gathered at Jesse Mercer Plaza to commemorate the life of Michael Brown, an 18-year-old African-American shot by Officer Darren Wilson of the Ferguson, Mo. police department. While details of the shooting have been largely withheld by the Ferguson poli...

Top 7 Mercer Traditions Not to Miss

Top 7 Mercer Traditions Not to Miss

Douglas Pearson

August 17, 2014

Welcome Mercerians. For those of you who are new to Mercer University, I think you will find that you have selected an exceptional institution of higher education, one that is rich in heritage and tradition. Surprisingly, though, many folks are not fully aware of the great commemorative events that take...

PHOTOS: Roundabout opens in Macon

PHOTOS: Roundabout opens in Macon

Emily Farlow

August 15, 2014

After months of construction and road closure, the roundabout at College and Oglethorpe streets opened Friday. Aug. 15. Community members attended a grand opening, where Macon-Bibb County Mayor Robert Reichert said the roundabout is the first on a public road in Macon. (PHOTOS BY EMILY FARLOW) ...

Letter from the editor: The Cluster belongs to students

Letter from the editor: The Cluster belongs to students

Emily Farlow

August 15, 2014

Past editors in chief will probably disagree with what I’m about to say, but I’m going to say it anyway. Last year was one of the most exciting times to be editor in chief of The Cluster, and I am thankful for the experience. How many people can say they were editor of the school newspaper when M...

SGA welcomes Mercerians young and old

SGA welcomes Mercerians young and old

Joey Wozniak

August 15, 2014

Hey Bears! On behalf of the Student Government Association, we would like to warmly welcome you to Mercer University. You are entering the hub of excitement and growth in Central Georgia. Mercer is explosively growing, and you get to witness all of it. Mercer has received national attention for the...

What you missed this summer

What you missed this summer

Amanda Barrentine

August 12, 2014

  TARDIS Library Is Installed -- Funded by a grant from the Knight Neighborhood Challenge, free “Little Libraries” are placed in various locations around Macon. One such library is located on the corner of College Street and Georgia Avenue and is in the shape of the TARDIS from BBC’s “...

Professor Spotlight: Richard Fallis

Professor Spotlight: Richard Fallis

Kathleen Quinlan

April 13, 2011

Former Dean of the College of Liberal Arts Richard Fallis is a fan of his students, model trains and the Irish poet William B. Yeats. Fallis is originally from Nashville, Tenn., and attended Wake Forest University before attending Princeton University for graduate school. At the time that he enrolled, the Fo...

New university bookstore opens in Mercer Village

New university bookstore opens in Mercer Village

clewis

February 14, 2011

Mercer's bookstore opened Thursday in its new location on the ground floor of The Lofts at Mercer Village, marking the latest retail addition in the university's growing push to redevelop the formerly blighted area on the edge of campus. The 7,600 square-foot store now operates under the Barnes and Noble name, allowing it to offer a wider range...

Fresh Food Company overpriced

Fresh Food Company overpriced

Elizabeth Bibb

February 9, 2011

While Mercer’s Fresh Food Company is always convenient and often delicious, it is not always the most economically sound option for breakfast, lunch or supper. I know I can’t be the only person who has ever walked into the Caf, done the hopeful lap around the room, sighed and trudged over to the...

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