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Bear Minimum: Episode 10

Bear Minimum: Episode 10

Amyre Makupson

April 12, 2019

Studio production continues their comedic twist on a retro style newscast.

Munch Madness Winner: Jim Shaws

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Amyre Makupson

April 9, 2019

We compiled a list of 64 restaurants based on submissions we received, Google reviews, Yelp reviews, and just plain personal experience after eating at some of the competitors. It ended up being way larger than any of us expected, but more than 200,000 votes were made over the course of the three...

Bears’ Beat Report: Habitat for Humanity

Bears' Beat Report: Habitat for Humanity

Amyre Makupson

April 9, 2019

What happens when you can’t afford housing in Macon? It turns out that there are organizations trying to solve that problem. I spoke with Jasmine Tapper, a senior global health studies major on the pre-health track. Tapper is the president of the campus organization Habitat for Humanity. Habita...

Mercer Entertainment Review

Mercer Entertainment Review

Amyre Makupson

April 9, 2019

Connor: Welcome back to this week's episode of the Mercer entertainment review. I am with a new guest this week Cheyenne Hines and we are discussing Bumhouse productions. If you haven't heard of Blumhouse they are a production company that makes low budget horror movies but it's much more than that. So ...

Bears’ Beat Report: Student Tutoring

Bears' Beat Report: Student Tutoring

Amyre Makupson

April 9, 2019

Helping the community is something Mercer University takes pride in. One way students can get involved is by tutoring at some of the local schools here in Macon. I spoke with one student who dedicates her time to helping others. Julia Stechly: I’m Julia Stechly and I’m a sophomore at Mercer. I tutor at Ingra...

Bear Minimum: Episode 9

Bear Minimum: Episode 9

Amyre Makupson

April 9, 2019

Studio Production continues their retro, comedic newscast - this week offering a behind the scenes look.

Macon Music Ep 9: Ryne Meadow

Macon Music Ep 9: Ryne Meadow

Amyre Makupson

April 3, 2019

CCJ News Director Amyre Makupson and Macon Pops drummer Steve Moretti sit down with Athens artist Ryne Meadow to hear about his musical background and listen to a few songs.

Bears’ Beat Report: Traffick Jam

Amyre Makupson

April 1, 2019

There has been an increasing societal effort to crack down on sex trafficking. According to statistics released by the Polaris Project, an organization working to end human trafficking, Georgia had the 7th highest human trafficking cases in the United States. I spoke to 21-year-old Hannah Warren, a juni...

Bears’ Beat Report: Grocery Shopping 101

Bears' Beat Report: Grocery Shopping 101

Amyre Makupson

April 1, 2019

As a college student, it can be really easy to forget the importance of eating a well-balanced diet. With the late night study sessions and a hectic class schedule it is sometimes a little more difficult for college students to make sure they eat proper meals throughout the day. When grocery shopp...

Bears’ Beat Report: Mercer Entertainment Review

Bears' Beat Report: Mercer Entertainment Review

Amyre Makupson

April 1, 2019

Connor Cable: Hello everyone. Welcome back to the Mercer Entertainment Review. I'm here with the new guest Brittany Harvey and this week we are talking about Quentin Tarantino. If you don't know he is he is a very famous director that has been directing for quite some time, at least 20 years or so if ...

Bears’ Beat Report: Daybreak Pt II

Bears' Beat Report: Daybreak Pt II

Amyre Makupson

April 1, 2019

Devyn Mode: Hi I’m Devyn Mode with Mercer University’s Bear’s Beat. This week I talked to preceptor Kayli Martin about the work the ethics classes are doing in the community. Fifty ethics students and fifteen preceptors are working on about a dozen projects at Daybreak, a resource for those st...

Bears’ Beat Report: Campus Safety

Bears' Beat Report: Campus Safety

Amyre Makupson

April 1, 2019

Eryn Lee: Safety is a major component of living on a college campus. But do students here at Mercer feel safe? I spoke with Mercer Student Tiffany Alexander about her thoughts about safety on Mercer’s campus. Tiffani Alexander: I do typically feel safe on campus, I live off campus though, behind the law...

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