CCJ Reports

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: 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...

Hot Takes: Episode 10

Hot Takes: Episode 10

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

April 15, 2019


Filed under More Student Work, Video, WMUB Programming

Studio Production continues their debate style program this week discussing fall versus Spring semester.

Bear Minimum: Episode 10

Bear Minimum: Episode 10

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

April 12, 2019


Filed under More Student Work, Showcase, Video, WMUB Programming

Studio production continues their comedic twist on a retro style newscast.

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: Tattnall Square Park

Bears’ Beat Report: Tattnall Square Park

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

March 26, 2019


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

Sometimes a college student just needs to go out and lay in some dirt. (contented sigh, “Now, this is the life”). While the ground on campus is usually adequate, it’s always nice to have other options. For Mercer students, there is a great option one block away. One of the oldest parks in Georgia, Tattnall...

Macon Music ep. 8: Mercer Bearitones

Macon Music ep. 8: Mercer Bearitones

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

March 22, 2019


Filed under Showcase, WMUB Programming

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.

Bear Minimum: Episode 6

Bear Minimum: Episode 6

Amyre Makupson, CCJ Broadcast News Director

March 18, 2019


Filed under More Student Work, Showcase, WMUB Programming

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


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

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...

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