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Wiederrecht Named 2018 MAC Women’s Indoor Field Athlete of the Year

Natalie Vermeulen Student Writer 60-meter hurdles, high jump, shot put, long jump, 800 meters…and one MAC Championship pentathlon winner made up this weekend. Sophomore Taylor Wiederrecht won gold in the pentathlon at the MAC Championship Indoor Track & Field meet, and her score made her nationally ranked—a goal she never …

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Week in Review: Election and Lost Intelligence

Ally Hufford Student Writer I don’t know about you guys, but I am at the point in the semester where I am starting to hit a wall. My motivation to do anything is slowly declining, and my professors do not seem to be getting the memo, considering how much work …

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Who Are Your Presidential Candidates…Really?

Ian Tan Student Writer Along with the much-welcomed warmth and revitalization of spring, Messiah is experiencing a season of curious anticipation around the SGA committee. Another year has ended, and while our last Student Body President and VP, Jamie Chau and Megan Eaton, have done considerable work in office, it …

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SGA Presidential Debate Gives Candidates Opportunity to Cast Vision

Jessica Henry Student Writer Diversity and difficult conversations were key topics addressed by the candidates running for student body president and vice president Wednesday night at the SGA Presidential Debate. The candidates themselves are diverse with a range of experiences. As such, they have different perspectives on the issues they …

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The Human Circuit Goes Live on Pulse FM

Maddie Conley Online Editor The Pulse office was packed full on Saturday with a bass, keyboard, saxophone, drums and four members of the Texas-based indie band The Human Circuit. Streaming live on WVMM Pulse FM, The Human Circuit played an original song and were interviewed by Student Director and Music …

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LeeLo Makes ‘Moves’ at Lecrae Spring Concert

Sharlene Oong Student Writer Junior Logan Long, known as LeeLo or LeeLoraps, pumped up the crowd as he opened for Lecrae at the spring concert. He performed at Messiah as part of Black History Month, thanks to the Student Activities Board and Black Student Union. Long, vice president of BSU …

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Tattoo Tuesdays: Sarah O’Boyle

Stephanie Bricker Student Writer Warm weather is slowly but surely approaching us, one day at a time. Every day we come closer to March 20th, flowers appear, jeans become cuffed and you may start to see more tattoos! During the lovely summer-like weather last week, I found junior chemistry major …

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Movie Review: Annihilation

Matt Dekonty Student Writer Opinion Cerebral Sci-Fi Annihilation is the latest project from writer-turned-director Alex Garland, responsible for such films as Sunshine and Ex Machina. It’s safe to say that Garland has a real knack for science fiction – real science fiction, the kind with weird ideas, interesting visuals and …

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Humans of Messiah: Megan Hess

Natalie Vermeulen Student Writer Name: Megan Hess Year: Senior Major: Public Relations Megan Hess is a bubbly, friendly lover of musicals, writing and movies. One day you might find her as a published author, but for now, see what inspires her while she’s here at Messiah: Can you tell me …

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Edwidge Danticat Presents Keynote Speech for Humanities Symposium

Kelly Webber Web Manager “Create dangerously, for people who read dangerously. That is what I’ve always thought it meant to be a writer. Writing, knowing in part that no matter how trivial your words may seem, someday, somewhere, someone may risk his or her life to read them” –Edwidge Danticat …

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