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5 Cherry Blossom events you didn’t know about

Macon’s annual Cherry Blossom Festival is fast approaching. This year the festival runs from March 22-31, and there will be many different events to attend as you admire the beauty of Macon’s blooming cherry trees. Here are five Cherry Blossom Festival events you should know about. 1. “Ice” ...

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Opinion: Life is Good, so is Greek

The views expressed in this article solely reflect the author’s opinion and not an opinion held by The Cluster. There was recently an opinion piece published on various reasons why a person should not participate in Greek life. According to the writer, being a member of the Greek community is a ...

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Joey Stuckey Album Release Party

A man of many talents, Joey Stuckey is not only a Mercer graduate and professor of Music Technology at Mercer, but he is also a nationally recognized musician. Stuckey has released over six albums, has opened for several big name bands and is also the official music ambassador for Macon. To celebrate ...

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5 Events for St. Patrick's Day in Savannah

St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner! Savannah, Georgia has the third largest St. Patrick’s Day celebration in the world, according to Savannah’s Official Tourist website. To help you get into the Irish spirit, here are five events you can attend to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Savannah ...

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Bear Bites: Amici - Another Good Pizza Place for Macon

Those who attend Mercer football games or frequent Mercer Landing have probably noticed the bright lights strung up on the rooftop of a new pizzeria and sports bar that opened last summer. For those who have not seen it, Georgia-based franchise Amici opened up a new location at Mercer Landing to serve ...

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Mercer grad wins three Grammy awards

Mercer grad Raymond Partolan won three Grammy awards for the album “American Dreamers: Voices of Hope, Music of Freedom.” Partolan first got involved with the album in 2018 when producer Kabir Sehgal approached him, wanting to know more about his story as an undocumented person growing up in the ...

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Preview: Bibb County Schools Student art show

Artwork by students of Bibb County Schools will be displayed at the seventh annual Bibb County Schools Student Art Show, which happens to be during March’s “First Friday” tradition in Macon. “This annual exhibit was started to celebrate Youth Art Month by recognizing the young artists in our ...

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How to Evaluate Yourself At Midterms

Midterms can be a stressful time for any student. You want to do your best and sometimes that can be stressful, but going into it with a good mindset will help you to succeed. Here are five ways to evaluate yourself at midterms. 1. Get a Game Plan Before you start studying and getting into the flow ...

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Lifestyle

Spring Break to Straight Broke: Budgeting For Your Trip

As winter comes to a close, students are gearing up for the spring season, and most importantly, spring break. Sadly, this break can leave many students broke as prices for activities, travel and food get pretty expensive. To avoid the pitfalls of spending too much money during your spring break, here ...

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5 Free Ways To Get Outside In Macon

If you’re a Georgia native, you know that sometimes the weather here can be unpredictable. Sometimes it’s 75 degrees in February. As we start moving towards spring, and the weather warms up, you may be looking to get some fresh air. Here are five places in Macon to get outdoors, whether you are ...

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Review: “Bandersnatch” changes streaming forever

Over the past few years, Netflix has changed the way we watch television. Ever since they started out as a DVD-by-mail service, they have been at the forefront of the television and movie business, revolutionizing the way we access and view content. As soon as they started their on-demand service, ...

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“Velvet Buzzsaw”: an artsy take on the horror genre

Warning: Spoilers for the movie “Velvet Buzzsaw,” out now on Netflix. I am not at all a horror movie person in any way, shape or form. I don’t like being scared, and I don’t like being stressed. However, I was able to survive this experience, unlike most of the characters in the movie. The ...

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