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Opinion

Opinion: What is on or off campus?

As a freshman on Mercer University’s campus, you are brought into a mandatory meeting where various people of authority positions come to talk to you about a number of things. From club involvement to what times the caf is open, nothing is left out. Near the end of this discussion, freshmen are ...

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Have recent changes to Greek recruitment been positive?

This will be my second year going through recruitment as a member of a Greek organization. I have enjoyed every moment with my sisters — from being recruited to doing the recruiting. But over the last three years of my Greek life participation, recruitment has definitely changed. Since I was a freshman ...

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Education

Mercer education, worth the cost

I pondered the question, “What do we actually pay for?” a lot after reading the article in The Cluster a few weeks ago. After searching, I believe I now have that answer. Though it is just an opinion, and I could be wrong, I will throw out a few facts to back up my argument. I realize that as a ...

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The not-so-smart smartwatch trend, a disappointment

When the iPhone was announced back in 2007, it was a revolutionary breakthrough in the mobile market. That momentum accelerated when the iPad was announced in 2010. It became the next big thing. Today, we have smartwatches, which are being considered the most personable device. Yet, after testing ...

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Opinion

Spotify vs Apple Music

My freshman year of college I learned that a subscription to a music streaming service was almost as essential as buying books. It is what kept me going during the all-nighters and my long walks across the campus at 8 a.m. were much better with the newest music from Drake or Ryan Adams. I love music, ...

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Letters to the Editor

Turn out to Turbovote

Nov. 4, 2014, is more than just a day to vote; it is a day to express your voice, to make your opinions heard and to exercise your right to have a say in who represents your interests in both state and national government. There is an undeniable feeling of patriotism involved in walking into the polling ...

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Opinion

Cafeteria reusable containers come with unnecessary price

The recycling bug has bit at Mercer. What with Trayless Tuesdays in the cafeteria to cut down on water waste and the newly implemented dorm recycling containers located outside the lofts, freshman dorms and the apartments, Mercer is abuzz with recycling programs. In fact, just last week the Environmental, ...

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Opinion

Compromise, the illness of the political sphere

What is it that makes a good politician?  Rather, what character traits make it possible for someone to be elected? It would be nice to think that integrity is what impresses voters. However, one does not need to look too far in the past to see how easily and quickly elected officials forget about ...


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