CCJ Reports

WMUB Newsroom: Seasonal Depression

Aliyah Dorsey, Student

February 6, 2020

Practicum student Aliyah Dorsey takes a look at how one student manages seasonal depression.

The WMUB Newsroom – Episode 1

The WMUB Newsroom – Episode 1

Amyre Makupson, WMUB News Director

February 6, 2020

Studio Production students host their student-run newscast, this week touching on topics like emergency alerts and the Macon Film Guild.

Peacing Together: Record Expungement

Peacing Together: Record Expungement

Amyre Makupson, WMUB News Director

February 1, 2020

"I think young people, once they receive a felony on their record, they think their life is over, but their life is not over,” said Macon-Bibb commissioner Al Tillman. Tilman says everyone makes mistakes, especially youth, but a mistake that results in a criminal record can have lasting impact for...

WMUB News Minute: Kareem Rodgers

Richard Garcia, Student

January 29, 2020

WMUB News Minute: TraffickJam

Maggie Shannon, Student

January 29, 2020

36 hundred … that’s the amount of kids who are sold into sex trafficking every year in Georgia according to Street Grace, a Georgia nonprofit working to combat this issue. That’s enough to fill 72 school buses. Traffick Jam, is a student run group on Mercer University’s campus, that works to...

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, CCJ Broadcast News Director

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, CCJ Broadcast News Director

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...

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