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Opinion: Blackfishing is an Instagram trend that needs to go

[sidebar title="" align="left" background="on" border="all" shadow="on"] This is an opinion article. Any views expressed belong solely to the author and are not representative of The Cluster. [/sidebar] Once again, Instagram has disappointed me. What was once a beautiful haven of puppy pictures ...


How to stay fab on a budget in Macon

We all want to look our best, but being decked out in the hottest fashion trends can be expensive. You can look like a star without breaking your budget if you follow these five simple tips.  Thrift shop  One man's discarded yellow sweater is another man’s whole new look. Thrift stores are a good ...


Mercer student starts Instagram business: JeweledbyAQ 

Mercer junior Alexis Quarcoo, the owner of an Instagram shop known as JeweledbyAQ, has been making jewelry since the summer before her sophomore year.  She started after her aunt took a jewelry-making class and offered to show her what she had learned.  “I just kind of fell in love with it. I ...


How to avoid gaining the "Freshman Fifteen"

In the presence of a stressful academic life and thriving social life, it can be hard to make sure we’re doing everything we can to stay healthy. Here are five ways to avoid the freshman 15.  Keep it cool  Oftentimes when we begin to fall into unhealthy habits, it's because we are stressed about ...


Five summer fashion trends to try this year

This summer offered up a lot of new trends. As the school year gets started, it’s the perfect time to switch up your style. Here are five summer fashion trends that you should try this school year. Tie-Dye This summer there were tons of runways and celebrities, such as Justin Bieber and Taylor Swift, ...


How To Plan for Summer Vacation

As the semester is winding down, it’s time to start thinking about what you’re going to do this summer. There are so many adventures to be had under the summer sun that it's good to be prepared. Here are five things you should know to plan for a summer vacation. 1. Start Early There are only a ...


How to take a break during the end of the semester

When we get into the flow of studying it can be hard to realize when enough is enough. Taking the time to know when you’ve reached your limit can be tough and can make you feel like you’re being lazy. But, being a good student also means knowing when to take a break. So, here are a few tips for ...


How To Step Up Your Instagram Game

Instagram is home to snapshots of our favorite life moments. We try so hard to get that perfect angle, but sometimes we fall short on what we want our picture to look like. Here are five ways to step up your aesthetic on Instagram. 1. The Perfect Look When you post to Instagram, you want to look ...

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