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Week in Review: Finals

Ally Hufford Student Writer If you couldn’t tell by the change in weather, summer is almost here. It’s hard to believe that we only have two days of classes left in this semester. Between juggling finals and attempting to get a tan – or a burn if you’re like me …

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Messiah Launches Tuition Payback Initiative

Maddie Conley Online Editor Messiah has launched a new initiative to allow students to pay back tuition through a percentage of their future career. The model is called the income share agreement and will be launched June 1. Students who participate will pay between 3 – 3.5% of their post-graduation …

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Prison Laundry Service Debate Washes To the Surface

Maddie Conley Online Editor Laundry isn’t something you would expect to cultivate complex and controversial discussion. But when news surfaces that Messiah’s wash is being done by inmates at SCI Somerset Prison, a deeper look into ethical considerations and underlying details is given by the Messiah community. A complicated situation …

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Week in Review: Dance, Movies and a New Baby

Ally Hufford Student Writer It’s hard to believe that we only have one full week of classes left in the semester. All of the hard work we’ve put in since the beginning of the semester is about to pay off – especially for graduating seniors. With finals on the horizon, …

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Splice Film Festival Showcases Diverse Student Work

Robert Bouffard Student Writer Sixteen original films were screened in Parmer Cinema that was packed with excited friends, family and faculty on Sunday. Students from Department of Communication displayed their creativity and originality during the Splice Student Film Festival. The full house could be pretty intimidating for some of the …

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Gun Violence Walkout 2018: Recap and Photo Gallery

Maddie Conley Online Editor Students left classes early on Friday and headed to Eisenhower lawn to mourn the death of those killed by gun violence. Speakers composed of students, faculty and administrators memorialized those affected and called attention to a need for societal change. Organized by Toby Doyle, ’19, and …

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Last Civil Discourse of the Semester Addresses Privilege

Dakota Vaughn Assistant Student Director Social privilege was the topic of discussion for SGA’s third installment of the Civil Discourse series last night. The event was the last in the series for this semester, and nearly every seat in Boyer 131 was occupied. According to a poll taken before the …

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Repost: White Spaces by Jamelle Bouie

Following the arrest of two black men at a Philadelphia Starbucks, Jamelle Bouie wrote this article titled ‘White Spaces’ for Slate.com, where it first appeared. The Pulse does not claim any rights to this article.  By: Jamelle Bouie for Slate.com Philadelphia is a city in which 43 percent of residents …

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Q&A with HRA: Memorial to the Lost

Becky Kimmel Editor-in-Chief Since Sunday afternoon, many of you have probably noticed the rows of t-shirts hanging on crosses in the middle of campus. And many of you have probably wondered what they are. I sat down with Madi Keaton, HRA director, to answer these questions for you. Chapel tonight …

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Students Organize Campus-Wide Walkout Against Gun Violence

Maddie Conley Online Editor It’s not often that students are encouraged to drop their pencils, close up their laptops and walk out of class. This Friday at 10 a.m. on Eisenhower Lawn there will be a campus-wide walkout to encourage solidarity in the wake of many shootings that have devastated …

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