CCJ Reports

Bears’ Beat Report: Mid-Term Study Tips

Bears’ Beat Report: Mid-Term Study Tips

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

February 14, 2019


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

Midterms season is quickly approaching for a lot of students, and for some it can be just as stressful as exam week. Here are some tips to help you get through those tests. Tip number one is to clean your dorm. Studies show that studying in a messy environment makes it harder to focus. Cleaning you...

Bears’ Beat Report: Valentine’s Day

Bears’ Beat Report: Valentine’s Day

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

February 14, 2019


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

Hey guys! It's February, which means Valentine's day is coming up soon. If you're tired of the same old chocolate and roses every year, here are 3 ideas you can give that special someone in your life. Best part about these treats is that they all cost $1 or less. Idea number one are these lollipops de...

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...

Bears’ Beat Report: Where to go for Valentine’s Day

Bears’ Beat Report: Where to go for Valentine’s Day

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

February 7, 2019


Filed under The Bears' Beat, WMUB Programming

Valentine’s Day is coming fast. For people who are in relationships, this day could make or break your whole year. To help you plan, I made a list of seven places to go on a date in downtown Macon. You’re welcome. First up is Decadent on Poplar Street. Described as a “fast casual dessert sh...

Bears’ Beat Report: Study Tips

Bears’ Beat Report: Study Tips

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

February 7, 2019


Filed under The Bears' Beat, WMUB Programming

The spring semester here at Mercer university is starting to go into full swing. But that being said it's important for students to know what needs to be done to stay on top of their classes. Spring semester is a fresh start with new courses. It's also a great time to reinvent your studying skills a...

Bears’ Beat Report: Body Image

Bears’ Beat Report: Body Image

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

February 7, 2019


Filed under The Bears' Beat, WMUB Programming

Hi, I’m Anisah Muhammad. Welcome to another taste of real students on real issues. I told my father, I’m doing a piece on body image, and he asked me, “What’s that?” His question made me realize that this generation has new terminology on issues that have been around for awhile. Body image...

Bears’ Beat Report: Mercer Entertainment Review (The Grammys)

Bears’ Beat Report: Mercer Entertainment Review (The Grammys)

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

February 6, 2019


Filed under The Bears' Beat, WMUB Programming

Connor Cable: Welcome back to the Mercer entertainment review. I am here with anew guest. Sampson Defreitas and this week we talking about music because the Grammys are coming up this Sunday February 10th. Now the top three categories areSong of the Year, Album of the Year, and Record of the year. And...

Bears’ Beat Report: Ocmulgee National Monument

Bears’ Beat Report: Ocmulgee National Monument

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

February 4, 2019


Filed under The Bears' Beat, WMUB Programming

Macon is a city with a deep, complicated past that stretches far back in history. Evidence suggests that there have been people inhabiting Macon for 17,000 years. However, not many people know very much about our rich history. One place of interest in Macon is the Ocmulgee National Monument. "I know a...

Bear’s Beat Report: Dealing with Stress

Bear’s Beat Report: Dealing with Stress

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

February 1, 2019


Filed under The Bears' Beat, WMUB Programming

As college students, we all know midterms and finals week can be the most stressful time of the school year. But how do students deal with stress during the average week? I spoke with Mercer student Donald Williams Junior about his experience with college stress and how he de-stresses. "In a normal...

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