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Featured Flicks: Captain Fantastic

Ashlyn Miller Student Director This week, Lost Films is showcasing Captain Fantastic, a story about the Cash family, who live isolated in the wilderness of Washington state. The father, Ben, and his wife Leslie educate their children on their own and teach them how to survive disconnected from modern conveniences …

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10 signs you know you have “fall fever”

Valerie Bell Student Writer The leaves are slowly changing color and beginning to flutter from the trees to the ground. The air is becoming more crisp. You begin to see limited edition pumpkin flavored everything, everywhere and Halloween is just around the corner. You know what all of this means …

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A Culture of Distraction

Jessica Henry Student Writer A technological epidemic has taken over America over the last 10 years, and it does not seem to be going away anytime soon. It is visible in Lottie, where entire tables of students can be found “plugged in” to their individual devices and ignoring the people …

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7 things we all love about Family Weekend

Madeline Crocenzi Editor-in-Chief Family Weekend. For many students at Messiah, it’s the first time they get to see their family since the end of August. It’s simultaneously a tearful reunion and a weekend of evading your mom’s skillful interrogation tactics. (Yeah, mom I eat a lot of fruits and vegetables, …

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Breaking the Bank as a Bridesmaid

Alyssa Burd Online Editor On a campus where “Ring by Spring” is popular culture, it’s only natural for wedding planning to weave its way into the daily college grind. However, while some brides-to-be may hear church bells ringing shortly, their bridesmaids may only hear a familiar “cha-ching” as the costs …

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8 things you’ll only understand if you go to Messiah

Madeline Crocenzi Summer Director Last year at this time I wrote about 10 things you should know before coming to Messiah. While I’m far from the expert on Messiah College, I like to think I’m older and wiser going into my junior year. Our school is unique – and looking …

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Tattoo Tuesdays: Janae Palmer

Jen Morgan Student Writer It’s the last Tuesday of the school year, so it’s time for one last Tattoo Tuesdays before the summer begins! This week, I got to interview senior Janae Palmer about her three stunning tattoos and what they mean to her. Jen Morgan: How many tattoos do …

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Reclaim: Stories of Messiah

Junmey Wang Student Writer Every person you pass by has a story if you’d stop – and listen. This is a work-in-progress – a project to share the voices around us that are awaiting to be heard. The stories you’ll read here help us explore universal truths and our common humanity, bringing to light the points in …

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Income inequality in the U.S.

Michael Scinto Student Writer   On Tuesday, March 22, the Messiah College Democrats held an event on income inequality, the first in a series hosted by the club focused on important issues in contemporary American politics. In Jordan Atrium, a diverse range of students gathered to hear about and discuss …

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