CCJ Reports

Bears’ Beat Report: Susan B. Anthony

Bears’ Beat Report: Susan B. Anthony

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

February 14, 2019


Filed under More Student Work, The Bears' Beat, WMUB Programming

"She’s so important. Without Susan B. Anthony, we would not have the right to vote today as women, and that’s so important considering we make up over half of the United States. And I think women around the world wouldn’t have the right to vote which is again, so important. And you think about ...

Bears’ Beat Report: Mercer Entertainment Review

Bears’ Beat Report: Mercer Entertainment Review

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

February 14, 2019


Filed under More Student Work, The Bears' Beat, WMUB Programming

Connor Cable: Hello everyone. Welcome back to the Mercer entertainment review and I'm here with my original guest Daniel Tolbert. And we are here talking about a very specific awesome thing that's coming up, the Academy Awards. Absolutely. It is the end of awards season and is one of our favorite days...

Bears’ Beat Report: Pocket Money

Bears’ Beat Report: Pocket Money

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

February 13, 2019


Filed under More Student Work, The Bears' Beat, WMUB Programming

Many college students have jobs. The income from those jobs could go towards their school tuition and fees, their groceries, or their wardrobe. However, some students, for a myriad of reasons, don’t have to ability to get a steady job. So, I’ve compiled a list of ways that you can get a little bit o...

Bears’ Beat Report: Black History Month

Bears’ Beat Report: Black History Month

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

February 13, 2019


Filed under More Student Work, The Bears' Beat, WMUB Programming

It’s Black History Month, the  national celebration of black people. In the spirit of Black History Month, Mercer University’s Quadworks hosted a Black History Month Panel on February 7 to discuss the Black student experience. Macire Arbot, a 20-year-old junior double majoring in international affai...

Graffiti art and street life

Graffiti art and street life

February 11, 2019


Filed under Audiograms, More Student Work

How does the work of graffiti artist, Jean-Michel Basquiat fit into the street life theme of this year's College Town Film Festival in Macon? Nadia Pressley spoke with Dr. Michelle Prettyman, the Mercer University professor who selected the film.    

Hot Takes: Episode 2

Hot Takes: Episode 2

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

February 10, 2019


Filed under More Student Work, WMUB Programming

Studio Production continues their debate style program, this time discussing residence halls versus the lofts.

Bear Minimum: Episode 2

Bear Minimum: Episode 2

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

February 7, 2019


Filed under More Student Work, WMUB Programming

The Studio Production team continues their comedic, 70's style news program covering a range of topics including Mercer on Mission, distracted driving, ghostly encounters and the Mercer Bearitones.

Hot Takes: Episode 1

Hot Takes: Episode 1

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

February 4, 2019


Filed under More Student Work, WMUB Programming

A debate style show produced by studio production. This weeks topic is the farm versus the cafeteria.

Bear’s Beat Report: Students and Mental Health

Bear’s Beat Report: Students and Mental Health

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

February 1, 2019


Filed under More Student Work, The Bears' Beat, WMUB Programming

According to a study published on the National Institute of Health website, 11.9% of college students suffer from an anxiety disorder, and 7-9% of college students face depression. Of course, that’s not taking into account students that experience stress-induced anxiety and depression on a daily basis...

The Bear Minimum: Episode 1

The Bear Minimum: Episode 1

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

January 31, 2019


Filed under More Student Work, WMUB Programming

Studio production students produce their first episode of their comedic newscast, "The Bear Minimum". The teams takes a humorous approach to topics like crosswalk safety, K Pops dancing and an obsession with Chick-fil-a.

Bear’s Beat Report: Ocmulgee Brew Pub Celebrates Two Years

Bear’s Beat Report: Ocmulgee Brew Pub Celebrates Two Years

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

January 30, 2019


Filed under Macon Food Story, More Student Work, WMUB Programming

Ocmulgee Brewpub just celebrated two years of beers and burgers. I talked to brewpub employee Janice Etheridge about what made these past two years a success. She says the key is Ocmulgee’s authenticity. "I definitely like to think it’s the people. We focus a lot on customer service, on making...

What’s in a Name? Soul food vs. Southern food

What’s in a Name? Soul food vs. Southern food

Aliyah Dorsey, CCJ Student Journalist

January 24, 2019


Filed under Macon Food Story, More Student Work, Showcase, Video

When someone thinks of the South, food is often what comes to mind. Mac and cheese, collard greens, green beans and fried chicken are all hallmarks of what is popularly known as southern food. However, these items can also be classified as soul food. So what is the difference and where did the name...

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