CCJ Reports

Bears’ Beat Report: Limiting Stress During Final Exams

Bears’ Beat Report: Limiting Stress During Final Exams

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

April 22, 2019


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

It’s about that time. Finals week is right around the corner, and with it comes stress. Reagan Tillery, a 21-year-old junior majoring in political science and africana studies, talked to me about her destressing strategy. Reagan Tillery: This is very hard to do, because you have papers. Well, my ma...

Bears’ Beat Report: Mercer Entertainment Review

Bears’ Beat Report: Mercer Entertainment Review

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

April 22, 2019


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

Connor Cable continues his weekly entertainment review, this week talking about Star Wars.

Bears’ Beat Report: Diversity in Schools

Bears’ Beat Report: Diversity in Schools

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

April 22, 2019


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

Eryn Lee: Diversity in schools is a key factor when it comes to creating an enriching environment for students of all ages. I spoke with a Mercer student about their experience with diversity in secondary education and why diversity is important. Hannah Warren: Everyone at my school had a really simil...

Bears’ Beat Report: Religion on Campus

Bears’ Beat Report: Religion on Campus

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

April 15, 2019


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

A soft problem college students may face is maintaining faith on campus and getting involved religiously. AGAPE is one campus ministry aiming to fill that gap. I spoke with the Vice President of the organization, Jordynn Edwards, a 20-year-old junior education major. Becoming involved with AGAPE is definitely a...

Bears’ Beat Report: Cruz Market

Bears’ Beat Report: Cruz Market

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

April 15, 2019


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

Mercer Student Government Association hosted a great event to showcase both local and Mercer students' businesses. Michaela Jones This is Cruz Market and we have student organizations like Quad Works and Shape and Traffick Jam is coming a little later and then we have local Macon businesses over her...

Bears’ Beat Report: Mercer Entertainment Review

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

April 15, 2019


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

Connor Cable and his guest discuss this final season premier of Game on Thrones on HBO.

Bears’ Beat Report: Parking Woes

Bears’ Beat Report: Parking Woes

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

April 15, 2019


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

It is safe to say that lack of parking as been a major complaint among students during this school year. While I have previous spoken with upperclassmen about the issue, this week I spoke with a freshman about her experience with Mercer’s parking, and what changes she wants done during her future ye...

Bears’ Beat Report: Habitat for Humanity

Bears’ Beat Report: Habitat for Humanity

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

April 9, 2019


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

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, CCJ Broadcast News Director

April 9, 2019


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

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, CCJ Broadcast News Director

April 9, 2019


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

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...

Bears’ Beat Report: Traffick Jam

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

April 1, 2019


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

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, CCJ Broadcast News Director

April 1, 2019


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

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...

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