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Tattoo Tuesdays: Elena Rossetto

Tyler Jenkins Student Writer It’s interesting to see how tattoos can change meanings as people grow up. The initial meaning of a tattoo can change as time goes on, yet it can still hold great significance and relevance. This week I sat down with junior theatre major, Elena Rossetto, to …

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Tattoo Tuesdays: Nate Bloyer

Tyler Jenkins Student Writer Tattoos can be more than telling of a person’s identity and personality. People that have many tattoos usually have more than enough stories to tell about why they got them, how they got them and what they mean. This week I sat down with first-year communication …

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Christian rap becomes a new form of ministry

Abby La Bianca Student Writer It is not unusual when rap music raises skeptical brows in the Christian community, even here at Messiah. It’s often associated with obscene and degrading language—Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj and Ludacris are just a few of the names that make many Christians view rap in …

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Tattoo Tuesdays: Andrew Weir

Tyler Jenkins Student Writer It’s easy to make assumptions and underhanded comments based on what tattoos we see and who we see them on. It’s important to realize that people with tattoos are exactly that—they’re people. They are expressing and conveying different parts of themselves through different art forms. This week …

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Tattoo Tuesdays: Hayley Green

Tyler Jenkins Student Writer Tattoos express and reveal different aspects of a person, but they don’t need to be incredibly complex to contain a serious and deep sentiment. Even the simplest of words can explain a profound story. This week, I sat down with senior psychology major Hayley Green to …

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Center for the Public Humanities to Host Annual Symposium

Jessica Henry Student Writer Beginning on Monday, the Center for Public Humanities will hold its annual week-long symposium, of which this year’s theme is slavery and justice from antiquity to present. The week will feature a variety of lectures, panels and presentations given by faculty members and students, as well …

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Islamophobia open council recap

Myriam Pedercini Culture Editor South Side Café was filled with curious students and a panel of community leaders for an Open Counsel on Islamophobia hosted by the Multicultural Council on October 18. The panel included Community Responders Network members (CRN), Ann Van Dyke, a previous civil rights investigator for 33 years, …

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Media and Race: #reconcileatMessiah

Willie Hope Sports Editor The Black Student Union hosted a “Media and Race” event on Thursday night in Kline. Dr. Malaika Turner, currently a professor at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, as well as an author and motivational speaker, spoke about the effect media has on race. When asked why she …

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Coffee and Culture: Is Christianity Sexist?

Jessica Henry Student Writer Students gathered in the South Side Café Thursday night for coffee and conversation about a recent hot topic in America. The event, hosted by the SAB, featured a panel of four, including a Messiah professor, two staff members and one student. This event was the first …

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