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WMUB Reports: Student Burn-Out

WMUB Reports: Student Burn-Out

Jacob Lugenbeel, WMUB Practicum Student

November 20, 2019

With the college semester coming to a quick end, students are facing the end of their long and hard work. But what does all these late hours in the library do to students? are students feeling the pressure? And if so, how they handle it? Students Jacey Huggins shares her thoughts. It was like...

Peacing Together: The Cost of Trauma Care

Peacing Together: The Cost of Trauma Care

Amyre Makupson

November 14, 2019

When talking about youth violence, there are many costs: the loss of life, opportunity, education, and even a career. But there's another cost not often thought about. Amyre Makupson with Mercer University's Center for Collaborative Journalism goes into the cost of medical care and the financial...

WMUB Reports: Understanding Your Civic Duty

WMUB Reports: Understanding Your Civic Duty

Jacob Lugenbeel, WMUB Practicum Student

November 14, 2019

All in favor of the ordinance say I, all opposed say nah, the Is’ have it and the ordnance is adopted. It's your government and we're spending taxpayer’s money and make decisions. And so sometimes your presence influences us. AL Tilman Mayor pro tem. Macon-Bibb county. It Is important...

Peacing Together: Raider Advisement

Peacing Together: Raider Advisement

Amyre Makupson

November 1, 2019

The cost of youth violence doesn't always equate to injury or death. Sometimes, choosing violence results in the loss of an education and a chance of making a decent living in adulthood. A person without a high school diploma is expected to make $26,000 in a year, according to the Bureau of Labor...

WMUB Reports: Fresh Produce Records

WMUB Reports: Fresh Produce Records

William Mcgruder, WMUB Practicum Student

October 28, 2019

My name’s William Rutladge, I’ve been managing Fresh Produce Records since late 2017, we’ve been in business I believe since late 2013. Right now we’re up to about 70,000 to 80,000 titles, it’s a pretty wide selection of not just vinyl but CDs, cassettes, I’ve got some music books, accessories...

WMUB Reports: The Role of Local Libraries

WMUB Reports: The Role of Local Libraries

Jacob Lugenbeel, WMUB Practicum Student

October 28, 2019

My name is Jeanne Peloquin and I'm the marketing coordinator here at the middle Georgia regional library. The Georgia Regional Library is a pretty exceptional library system in the state. I guess there are things that are happening here in Macon, that are not happening anywhere else in the state....

WMUB Reports: Virtual Bear Card

WMUB Reports: Virtual Bear Card

William Mcgruder, WMUB Practicum Student

October 14, 2019

This year auxiliary services at Mercer began offering students the choice to use a virtual bear card on their phone instead of a physical card, to find out how this is working after the first couple months, I sat down with head of aux services, Ken Boyer.   Ken Boyer: Hi, my name’s Ken Boyer I’m t...

WMUB Reports: Working the Night Shift

WMUB Reports: Working the Night Shift

Jacob Lugenbeel, WMUB Practicum Student

October 11, 2019

Jacob Lugenbeel interviewing Major Brown at the Waffle House on 840 Riverside Dr, Macon Georgia. Who are the people that work after the offices are closed, and what affect does having the late shift have on these workers? Lugenbeel: Can you state your first and last name for me? Brown: My...

WMUB Reports: Students Celebrating Pride

WMUB  Reports: Students Celebrating Pride

Jacob Lugenbeel, WMUB Practicum Student

October 11, 2019

OK so I buy I bought like these garter tights for pride.  I like faux garter tights. I bought those and probably going to wear like a skirt or like some like short shorts and a bralette for pride. And then I want to do my hair into two knots. And I'm going to do like the bi pride flag on my eyes ...

WMUB: Remembering 9/11

WMUB: Remembering 9/11

Jacob Lugenbeel, WMUB Practicum Student

October 3, 2019

Jacob Lugenbeel: On the 18th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks many Americans remembered a day that is stated to be a defining chapter in U.S. and world history. The events of that fateful day touched many across the country. Some even here in Macon. But what if you are too young to...

Mercer Music at Capricorn

Mercer Music at Capricorn

Amyre Makupson

September 30, 2019

The event of the year; that’s what Mercer University President Bill Underwood is calling the grand re-opening of Capricorn recording studios, now known as Mercer Music at Capricorn. Amyre Makupson with the University’s Center for Collaborative Journalism was at today’s announcement and caught up...

Peacing Together: A Conversation on Youth Violence

Peacing Together: A Conversation on Youth Violence

William Magruder, WMUB Practicum Student

September 13, 2019

WMUB Practicum Student William Magruder sits down with fellow classmates to get their thoughts on youth violence. This report is part of the Center for Collaborative Journalism's Peacing Together project.

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