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TEDx coming to Mercer University’s campus with first event set for Friday

Henry Keating, Student Government Correspondent April 21, 2021

Mercer University will be hosting its own set of TED Talks this spring in order to showcase student research and education in all colleges and fields through the TEDx program. Shruti Jha, executive...

Contributing Writer for The Cluster Jaycie Calvert (left) meets with former American Marketing Association President Hailie Poppell (right).

American Marketing Association launches on-campus marketing agency 

Jaycie Calvert, Contributing Writer March 29, 2021

The Mercer chapter of the American Marketing Association has started a marketing agency called Ember Marketing, which is working with Macon businesses to give students real-world experience. Tammy Crutchfield,...

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New student organization tutors children in Ghana

Mandi DeLong and Lars Lonnroth February 7, 2021
A new student organization at Mercer is working to mentor children in villages around the world, seeking to help address poverty through providing education to low-income communities internationally.
Sarah Carter (left) and Ashley Pettway (right) are co-presidents of ABLE Mercer, a club dedicated to advocating and advising students with disabilities on Mercer's campus.

New student organization advocates for accessibility on campus

Natalie Yaeger, Lead News Writer February 27, 2020
The organization hopes to get more involved with the disabled community in and around Mercer and get involved with the Access and Accommodations office to discuss issues students have been facing. 
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Mercer’s Gaming Society to host fundraiser for local Macon children’s hospital

Mandi DeLong, Staff Writer February 2, 2020
The gaming marathon will include activities like board games, poker, video games and roleplaying games, provided by participating organizations. 
The Binary Bears practice for their last competition of the fall semester.

Binary Bears win three first-place awards

Natalie Yaeger, Lead News Writer November 23, 2019
The Binary Bears computer programming team had their first competition at the Small College Contest held at Auburn University Oct. 26. They placed second overall after Bob Jones University. 
Vice President and Dean of Students Doug Pearson speaks at the first SGA meeting of the 2019-2020 year.

SGA Fiscal Affairs Committee changes procedure for funding student organizations

Kylie Brown, Contributing Writer November 21, 2019
More discussions will happen behind closed doors in Fiscal Affairs Committee meetings and in executive member meetings that are not open to student attendance. 
SGA recognizes three new student organizations

SGA recognizes three new student organizations

Laura Ann Harrell, Contributing Writer September 24, 2015

At the SGA meeting on Monday, Sept. 14, student representatives from three new campus organizations stood up and made the case to receive official recognition from SGA. These students represented CURE...

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