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Panhellenic recruitment to be fully virtual

The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted change in practically every area of student life this fall, and Greek-letter organizations are no exception. Following guidance from the National Panhellenic Conference released Aug. 17, Mercer’s Panhellenic chapters—Alpha Delta Pi, Chi Omega, Alpha Gamma Delta ...

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OPINION: Mercer students, please stop partying

This is an opinion article. Any views expressed belong solely to the author and are not representative of The Cluster. To be honest, I shouldn’t have to write this. Like many Mercer students, I was nervous about coming back this semester. On our campus, around 4,000 people eat, sleep, go to class ...

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BREAKING: Mercer announces 17 new COVID-19 cases

There are 17 new positive cases of coronavirus between Mercer’s Macon, Atlanta and Savannah campuses, according to a weekly testing summary from the university released Friday.Of the 17 cases, 14 are students on the Macon campus, one is a student on the Atlanta campus, one is a student on the Savannah ...

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Working for a baseball league in a pandemic 

It’s six o’clock at Luther Williams Field. The sound of ACDC’s “Thunderstruck” blares through the speakers as the baseball players take the field. The smell of bacon floats through the summer air. It’s official: the gates are open for the Macon Bacon’s 2020 baseball season.  Unlike ...

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Campus News

Mercer opens COVID-19 testing lab on campus

Back-to-school preparation usually involves buying textbooks, decorating a new dorm room and reuniting with friends. For Mercer University undergraduates returning to campus this fall, though, a new task was added to their list: getting tested for COVID-19. Undergraduates were required to undergo a ...

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Lifestyle

Wear your mask, but make it fashion

The novel coronavirus has made an unlikely accessory a normal part of our everyday lives: masks. They are being worn in all sizes, fabrics and colors, and many people have taken the opportunity to express themselves in a new, novel way.  While a mask is technically an accessory, it’s also a necessity. ...

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Campus News

Bear Fair goes virtual

Bear Fair will be getting a makeover this year due to COVID-19. The event, traditionally hosted in person, introduces new students to Mercer’s student groups including volunteer clubs, Greek-letter organizations, intramurals, religious organizations, honor societies and more. An event to which the ...

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Campus News

OPINION: Mercer has good reasons to reopen this fall

This is an opinion article. Any views expressed belong solely to the author and are not representative of The Cluster. As Mercer students, we are united by a similar experience. After spending our junior and senior years of high school combing through college websites and going on campus tours, we ...

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State News

BREAKING: Macon mayor vetoes county mask mandate

As Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp and Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms clash over whether local mask mandates can stand, Macon Mayor Robert Reichert vetoed on July 27 a measure passed by the city commission that would mandate masks in Macon-Bibb County. “I truly believe we should do everything within ...


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