CCJ Reports

Bears’ Beat Report: Women’s History Month

Bears’ Beat Report: Women’s History Month

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

March 25, 2019

As we know, the month of March is Women's History Month. Not only is it important to recognize the amazing accomplishments of women who have made history, but it's also important to hear about women who are making an impact through following their dreams. Meet I Ayanna Reid, a junior psychology major...

Bears’ Beat Report: Mercer Entertainment Review

Bears’ Beat Report: Mercer Entertainment Review

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

March 25, 2019

Connor Cable continues his entertainment review, this week looking at the new pokemon game.

Bears’ Beat Report: House Bill 481

Bears’ Beat Report: House Bill 481

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

March 25, 2019

Here’s what you need to know about Georgia House Bill 481. The Living Infants Fairness and Equality (LIFE) Act bans abortion in the presence of a heartbeat. A heartbeat is detectable at about 6 weeks, but most women learn they are pregnant between four and seven weeks. The bill does not, however, app...

Hot Takes: Ep 7

Hot Takes: Ep 7

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

March 25, 2019

Studio Production continues their debate style program, this week focusing on private school versus public school.

Bear Minimum: Ep 7

Bear Minimum: Ep 7

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

March 25, 2019

Studio production continues their comedic take on the traditional newscast.

Macon Music ep. 8: Mercer Bearitones

Macon Music ep. 8: Mercer Bearitones

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

March 22, 2019

WMUB News Director Amyre Makupson and Macon Pops Founder Steve Moretti sit down with two student members of the Mercer Bearitones to talk about the music group on campus.

Hot Takes: Episode 6

Hot Takes: Episode 6

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

March 18, 2019

Studio Production continues their debate style program, this week discussing college football versus the NFL.

Bear Minimum: Episode 6

Bear Minimum: Episode 6

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

March 18, 2019

Studio Production continues their comedic twist on the traditional newscast, this week bringing you a special Spring Break edition.

Bears’ Beat Report: Parking Problems

Bears’ Beat Report: Parking Problems

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

March 13, 2019

Eryn Lee: One of the most pressing issues at Mercer is the lack of available parking for both students and faculty alike. However, students living On Campus aren’t the only ones affected by this problem. I spoke with Erin Moore, a student who commutes to class every day about her thoughts on Merce...

Bears’ Beat Report: Greener Mercer

Bears’ Beat Report: Greener Mercer

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

March 13, 2019

In the past few semesters, Mercerians have employed a greater effort to create a greener environment. One student, Tianna Ross, is the president of “Greener Mercer,” an organization dedicated to improving the environment. Ross, a senior at Mercer, is a 22-year-old criminal justice major and Span...

Bears’ Beat Report: Why March for Women’s History Month?

Bears’ Beat Report: Why March for Women’s History Month?

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

March 13, 2019

Camryn Jackson: The month of March is known as Women's History Month. It is the one month in the whole year that highlights the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society. Many are not aware of the fact that March is Women's History Month. Because of that, I went out on ca...

Bears’ Beat Report: Women’s History Month

Bears’ Beat Report: Women’s History Month

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

March 13, 2019

Devyn Mode: Hi, I’m Devyn Mode and in honor of Women’s History Month, I talked to victim advocate Mari’e Lish who is a victim advocate at Crisis Hotline and Safe House in Macon. One in three women are sexually assaulted, but less than 1% of rapes result in a conviction. Here’s what Lish has to say a...

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