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Peacing Together: Movies With a Message

Peacing Together: Movies With a Message

Amyre Makupson, WMUB News Director

March 15, 2020

"Macon has a youth violence problem because of Macon itself," said Carl Myers with Equality Enterprises: After moving here from New York, Myers noticed something. "If you drive around Macon, it's vacant. There's nothing for them to do,” he said. Myers thought that having nothing to do could...

WMUB News Minute: Ethan Stair

WMUB News Minute: Ethan Stair

Richard Garcia, Student

March 10, 2020

Today I spoke with Mercer University guard Ethan Stair about his class nomination and award acknowledging and individuals’ accomplishments in the classroom, community, competition and character. "I mean off the court things can mean things such as like in the classroom, keeping grades up, helping...

WMUB News Minute: Macon Arts Gallery

WMUB News Minute: Macon Arts Gallery

Richard Garcia, Student

March 10, 2020

This week, we visited the Macon Arts Alliance Gallery to see their Drawn to Macon exhibition, Executive Director, Julie Wilkerson discussed the current exhibit and beyond. "This is the third year we've done an exhibit and sale that we call Drawn to Macon and what we were really excited about this...

Peacing Together: “Stop the Killing, Macon”

Peacing Together: “Stop the Killing, Macon”

Amyre Makupson, WMUB News Director

February 21, 2020

“Everyone has gotten tired of it. Everybody is now seeing just serious and how grave this situation is," said Facebook group admin, Nathaniel Jordan. Jordan's Facebook group currently has over 2,600 members. “These members are from high school students all the way to business owners," he said. They've...

WMUB Newsroom – Episode 2

Amyre Makupson, WMUB News Director

February 20, 2020

Studio Production students continue their newscast ... this week tackling stories like a viral video of students singing to former Vice President Joe Biden and how one Mercer student is training guide dogs.

WMUB News Minute: Voting Outreach

WMUB News Minute: Voting Outreach

Richard Garcia, Student

February 17, 2020

Here at WMAZ’s listening lab, passionate people in the community have come to voice their thoughts on the topics most important to them. Crause: Getting the law enforcement agencies back to where they need to be as far as their staffing is concerned and what needs to be done about then I have...

WMUB News Minute: Founders’ Day

WMUB News Minute: Founders’ Day

Aliyah Dorsey, Student

February 17, 2020

"Okay so, the Heritage Life committee is in charge of planning all of the events that have to do with Mercer's traditions and Heritage. So, I plan...I have a committee and we plan Founders Day, Christmas tree lighting and We Are Mercer. We usually do We Are Mercer with Res Life," said Alexis Passemore. She...

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...

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