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Campus News

Mercer reports 10 new COVID-19 cases

Mercer University announced 10 new cases of COVID-19 across its campuses in its weekly testing summary posted Friday. Of those 10 cases, eight are among students. Five are students on the Macon campus, two are students on the Atlanta campus and one is a student on the Savannah campus. The other two ...

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Opinion

OPINION: Homecoming during a pandemic isn’t worth it 

This is an opinion article. Any views expressed belong solely to the author and are not representative of The Cluster. Homecoming is intended to be a positive experience. As a Mercer community, we are supposed to come together to celebrate the impact that our school has had on us and our world since ...

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Campus News

Mercer enrolls 951 new undergrad students amid pandemic

Mercer University enrolled 951 new residential undergraduate students this year, according to a Mercer press release. Inside of that, administrators also reported continued growth in Mercer’s health sciences programming. “We have a really strong enrollment within our health sciences area,” Assistant ...

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Campus News

BREAKING: Mercer announces 10 new cases of COVID-19

Mercer University announced 10 new cases of the novel coronavirus between its Macon and Atlanta campuses in its weekly testing summary published Friday. That’s the lowest number of positive cases reported in a weekly update this fall. Between Sept. 25 and Oct. 1, six students on the Macon campus ...

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Campus News

Here’s how Mercer revised Homecoming plans due to COVID-19

Homecoming usually entails a themed student spirit week, elections to Homecoming Court, a highly-anticipated football game and the chance for hundreds of Mercer University alumni to return to campus to gather with former classmates and celebrate their alma mater. This year, however, the threat of COVID-19 ...

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Sports

Players to watch as the NFL Season kicks off

With the COVID-19 pandemic delaying sports across the globe, the 2020 NFL season is shaping up to be the most unexpected season yet. Here are some players you should be on the lookout for this season, both expected and unexpected. Rookies Joe Burrow Burrow, who won the Heisman Trophy and a National ...

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Lifestyle

Four ways to keep proper etiquette on Zoom

With COVID-19 affecting students’ day-to-day lifestyle, many are obligated to continue their learning over Zoom. Beyond using Zoom for classes, the video communications site is also used for interviews, meetings and other virtual gatherings. An important thing to remember when using Zoom is to maintain ...

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Lifestyle

Here’s how to unplug while staying informed

A raging pandemic, police brutality, catastrophic wildfires and a contentious presidential election: every time we log on to social media or read our favorite news site, we’re bombarded with these emotional stories and painful images of the world around us. But it’s tough to stay away, even when ...

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Administration

Pilgrimage to Penfield to stay on campus

Every fall, first-year students load onto charter buses and make the “Pilgrimage to Penfield,” where students go to the site of Mercer’s founding. This year, however, new students will be attending a reimagined version of Pilgrimage to Penfield Oct. 17 in Five Star Stadium as a result of the COVID-19 ...


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