Out of all the conferences I have presented at, I enjoyed the symposium the most. It felt a lot more like an academic presentation, even if the actual proceedings were a little less engaging than my experience with the Great Books conferences I had been to.
OPINION: Qatar is not deserving of the World CupBy Gabriel Kopp | November 18
Bear Perspectives: Getting involved on campus is a college game-changerBy Rylan Allen | August 31
One of the best parts of my college experience was making friends by getting involved. Honestly, my college experience would probably be entirely different if I never ran for SGA.
Bear Perspectives: It’s time to set boundaries, freshmenBy Heather Liley | August 23
I'm not a big proponent of universal truths, but the newfound independence associated with freshman year of college is one of those.
Bear Perspectives: Why I joined a Panhellenic sorority, and you should tooBy Savannah Smith | August 9
Coming into college, I never had the image of myself as the kind of person who had to be in a sorority. My decision to sign up for recruitment amounted to a mere whim.
OPINION: Are the diversity and inclusion initiatives at Mercer enough?By Mallory Morgan | March 28
This is an opinion article. Any views expressed belong solely to the author and are not representative of The Cluster.Famous feminist writer and progressionist Hilary Neroni once wrote that progress cannot exist without contradiction. A famous example of such a contradiction comes at the Cannes Film ...
OPINION: The Freddie Freeman saga of Braves history has been marred by the moneyBy Micah Johnston and KC Wetherington | March 25
This is an opinion article. Any views expressed belong solely to the author and are not representative of The Cluster.When a team pulls off a blockbuster trade for an All-Star caliber team leader to complete what looks to be a playoff-contending roster, fans usually rejoice in the front office decision. ...
Predictions for the 2022 Oscars: Will talent or money determine the victors?By Mallory Morgan | March 14
As the Oscars approach, many people have begun filling out their prediction ballots and starting conversations online about which films are nominated, which were left out and the film that will come away with the most awards.
OPINION: The College Football Playoff has to be expanded to save the sportBy Micah Johnston | February 9
Parity, broadcasting and excitement are just a few of the reasons the CFP needs to change.
OPINION: Creative careers are worth it. Here's whyBy Dean Yusuf | February 8
Doctor, engineer, lawyer, photographer… Do any of these careers feel out of place to you?
The Douglass Theatre and Macon Film Guild shed light on unconventional cinemaBy Mallory Morgan | January 18
Foreign, indie and international films are some of the most well-crafted films, and it is amazing that the Douglass Theatre and the Macon Film Guild give them their time to be shown on a big screen in a beautiful theater with an electric atmosphere.
OPINION: General education courses waste time and moneyBy KC Wetherington | December 9
I’ve never heard an undergraduate college student say they are thankful that they have to take general education courses before focusing on their major.
OPINION: College students need and deserve longer breaksBy KC Wetherington | November 23
The stress that comes with being a college student is immense and extending breaks and making them more frequent could allow students to properly de-stress.
Letter to the Editor: Vaccine hesitancy needs to be met with empathy, not angerBy Stormy Orlin | November 11
Is it the right call to belittle the unvaccinated quarter of Georgia?
OPINION: Campus parking is inadequate and unfair to studentsBy Mallory Morgan | November 10
The reason for some tickets? “Going to class," the yellow slip reads.
OPINION: Mercer students need more ways to spend Bear BucksBy Lidya Dereje | October 19
“Bear Bucks are legitimately a scam, and I recommend no one use them,” a student at Mercer said.