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Mercer loses beloved icon and former Cluster editor-in-chief

Robert L. Steed. Photo courtesy of Mercer University Marketing Communications.

Katie Atkinson and Summer Perritt

June 8, 2016

The Cluster and Mercer lost one of its own with the death of alumnus, Robert L. Steed. Steed graduated from Mercer in 1958 and was a lifelong icon and trustee of the school. He died in his home in Buckhead on June 4. “Bob Steed was one of Mercer’s most loyal sons,” Mercer University President ...

Mercer’s Got Talent winners forgo prize for friend

First place winners of Mercer’s Got Talent gave their prize of a free semester of housing at the Lofts to their friend who commutes to school from Dublin, Georgia.

Summer Perrit, Staff Writer

November 11, 2015

Alan Kim and Abby Henry performed their rendition of  “Should’ve Been Us” by Tori Kelly at Mercer’s Got Talent 2015 in the hopes of winning the first place prize — a full semester of free housing in one of Mercer’s Lofts. But the real show came after the duo earned the coveted fi...

Letter from the Managing Editor: From the Spires

Nick Wooten is a southern studies and journalism double major now in his third year at Mercer.

Nick Wooten, Managing Editor

August 27, 2015

As I committed these words to paper, I fumbled over sloppy metaphors to try to grab your attention in order to say something meaningful and wise. I’m sure some of them found their way in the final copy. But, for the most part, I’ll be doing what I’m good at — being honest and direct. He...

A Letter from the Editor: The Cluster is alive

Conner Wood, The Cluster’s editor in chief, enjoys a small coffee at a restaurant in Tampa, Florida.

Conner Wood, Editor in Chief

August 14, 2015

If The Cluster were an independently-owned hotel, letters on the marquee would spell out an apology about the weeks our website was offline this summer and a banner would hang over the front entrance with the words ‘Under New Management.’ Thank goodness The Cluster is not an independently-owned...

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...

Historic downtown church could be replaced by a Dunkin' Donuts

Rachel Paul

November 12, 2013

Downtown Macon's historic Tremont Temple Missionary Baptist Church could potentially be demolished in preparation for the construction of a new Dunkin' Donuts. The Macon-Bibb Planning and Zoning Committee is set to discuss the proposal for these plans on Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. at City Hall. Congregan...

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