A ransomware group, "Akira," claimed responsibility for a cyberattack against Mercer, according to a tweet published Tuesday. The attack resulted in sensitive personal information such as Social Security numbers and driver’s license numbers belonging to Mercer community members being compromised.
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Babatunde "Baba" Agbaje '23 of Fayetteville died Monday night, according to the university. He was a member of the Mercer soccer team and finance student in the Stetson-Hatcher School of Business.
UPDATE: Friday morning, Mercer Police informed the student body via email that 20 vehicles were entered while parked in "multiple Macon campus parking lots." The previous count in this article was at least 10. The email also noted that "additional overnight patrols have been added to deter future break-ins."
Mercer is currently investigating "racial epithets" discovered by staff on the morning of Feb. 20 in Dowell Hall, according to the university.
After 102 years of print publication, The Cluster will become digital-only starting in 2023. The Dec. 6 issue will be the final print edition.
To top off homecoming celebrations this week, Bennett Cate '23 and Michelly Pereira '23 were crowned respectively Homecoming king and queen during halftime at the football game Saturday.
QuadWorks announced the eight members of the 2022 Homecoming Court at a pep rally on Cruz following the annual Lip Sync Competition Friday night.
QuadWorks continued its tradition of festivities leading up to Homecoming weekend that culminated in the annual lip sync competition Friday night in a Willingham Auditorium packed to the brim.
The University Center food court has pulled a recent fresh produce delivery from Chick-fil-A's kitchen following the discovery of insects in the food, the University said in a statement to The Cluster Thursday.
As planning for Homecoming in November begins, Mercer may have already seen its last king and queen.
The Cluster is highlighting the furry (or feathered or scaled) friends who are members of the Mercer community! Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to submit photos of their pets for a chance to be featured on our website.
To those within a mile of Mercer's campus who heard a concerning amount of male screams Friday afternoon: fear not. Boy's bid day has arrived.
Sandra Deal, the former first lady of Georgia and wife to 82nd Gov. Nathan Deal, died Tuesday at 80 of breast cancer that metastasized into brain cancer.
For students returning to campus this fall, Mercer's COVID-19 policies for the upcoming semester will look familiar.
Mercer University seniors opened their annual, student-organized showcase in the McEachern Art Center (MAC) in downtown Macon last Friday evening. The show, entitled "Stairway Wit," features the culmination of their work and development while at Mercer and signifies their departure from the university. The students involved in the show represent the art department's art and graphic design majors.
In an uncontested election, junior Rylan Alen will continue his tenure as Student Government Association President. Junior Abigail Yemisrach will replace current Vice President and soon-to-be-graduate Natalie Yaeger.
Smino, a rapper and singer who hails from Chicago, was announced as Quadworks' Bearstock headliner Friday night. The lineup announcement took place after a "Paint and Sip" event in the Connell Student Center.
Masks are no longer required to be worn indoors by any Mercer students, faculty or staff effective Thursday, according to an email to students Wednesday afternoon from university President Bill Underwood.
Beta Upsilon Chi, a Christian men's social fraternity, established a colony at Mercer University this week after a months-long process and controversy among the community. Their entrance comes amidst debate across campus about the organization's history and religious ideals.
Georgia Governor Brian Kemp allocated $1 million to Mercer University in his 2022 State of the State address on Jan. 13. The funds are part of a proposed healthcare plan to address the "short supply" of physicians and nurses in rural Georgia.