CCJ Reports

Hot Takes: Episode 5

Hot Takes: Episode 5

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

March 5, 2019

Studio Production continues their debate style program, this week discussing dogs versus cats.

Bear Minimum: Episode 5

Bear Minimum: Episode 5

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

March 5, 2019

Studio production continues their comedic twist on the traditional newscast.

Bears’ Beat Report: Mercer Entertainment Review – Oscar Winner Reactions

Bears’ Beat Report: Mercer Entertainment Review – Oscar Winner Reactions

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

February 28, 2019

Connor Cable: Hello everyone. Welcome back to the Mercer entertainment review, and I am here again with Daniel Tolbert and... What happened at the Oscars?? Well if you're unaware the Oscars, Were pretty astounding. It is the Tuesday after the show which was Sunday, so two days ago and... What? If you'...

Bears’ Beat Report: Parking on Campus

Bears’ Beat Report: Parking on Campus

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

February 27, 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 Mercer’s parking...

Bears’ Beat Report: Women Superheroes

Bears’ Beat Report: Women Superheroes

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

February 27, 2019

Chas Pridgen: Captain Marvel is joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe soon in the first female-led solo film in the MCU roster. It only took 11 years and 20 movies. Because of this momentous movie release, I decided to look out how female superheroes have been treated in the past. To learn more, I t...

Bears’ Beat Report: Feature Report – Daybreak

Bears’ Beat Report: Feature Report – Daybreak

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

February 27, 2019

Devyn Mode: Hi, I’m Devyn Mode with Mercer University’s Bear’s Beat. This week, I talked to Dr. Charlie Thomas about the work her classes are doing in the community. Charlotte Thomas: I’m Charlie Thomas. I teach philosophy and Great Book here at Mercer. I’ve taught Intro to Ethics many, man...

Bears’ Beat Report: Trump Policies

Bears’ Beat Report: Trump Policies

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

February 27, 2019

The United States federal government was shutdown between December 22, 2018 and January 25, 2019, and it has been dubbed the longest shutdown in US history. The issue? Border security. For many college students, the Trump administration as a whole presents a challenge, when it comes to the plans and ...

Hot Takes: Episode 4

Hot Takes: Episode 4

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

February 25, 2019

Studio Production continues their debate style program, this time discussing the Oscars.

Bear Minimum: Episode 4

Bear Minimum: Episode 4

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

February 22, 2019

Studio Production continues their comedic twist on the traditional, local newscast.

Bears’ Beat Report: Sharing Living Space

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

February 21, 2019

Sharing a dorm with a fellow student is a major part of the college experience. But we’ve all heard horror stories about roommates people have, which raises the question: is it more harmful or beneficial to share a living space? I spoke with Mercer student Aliyah Dorsey about her thoughts on roommates...

Bears’ Beat Report: Garrett Williams Profile

Bears’ Beat Report: Garrett Williams Profile

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

February 21, 2019

"Hello my name is Garrett. I’m Garrett. That is my name. I like music. My first instrument was the French horn actually, in sixth grade, and I hated it. So, I moved to the guitar and I’ve loved it ever since. Man, what do I love about the guitar? The sound, the possibilities and the things you can do with the g...

Bears’ Beat Report: Theater Etiquette

Bears’ Beat Report: Theater Etiquette

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

February 20, 2019

Pretty much anyone who works in theatre has at least one audience-related horror story, and a lot of people who just see shows also have at least one audience-related horror story. To prevent some audience mishaps, here are some things that you should know if you go see a performance. And yes, these r...

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