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Introverts vs. Extroverts

Stephanie Bricker Student Writer As the end of August approached, students of all personalities were putting on their figurative armor and preparing to dive into a social breeding-ground: the first week of college. As they settled into their new home, they were approached with endless social opportunities: block parties, game …

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Students Reflect on Study Abroad Experiences

Rose Talbot Student Life Editor As we gear up for that last home stretch before finals, other Messiah students are returning from a whirlwind semester of their own. Messiah’s study abroad program is ranked 7th in the country, according to the Institute of International Education. There are three new study abroad opportunities this semester, according …

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Multi-tasking or Procrastination?

Andrew Weir Student Writer Are you good at multi-tasking? Or do you just give procrastination the nickname of multi-tasking? Studying or doing homework can go one of two ways – either you sit down and grind out all of your calculus in one sitting, or you open your textbook while …

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5 Reasons to Write a Letter to the Editor

Bree Whitelock Online Editor We’re people and well naturally, we have questions. Have you ever felt strongly toward an article topic you read in the Swinging Bridge Magazine or the Swinging Bridge Online? My suggestion, write a letter to the editor. Letters to the editor were created as a way of offering …

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“Naps and College: They Seem to go Together”

Elizabeth Gutman Student Writer For college students, taking a nap can solve a lot of problems: from not getting enough sleep the night before and getting a necessary boost of energy, to fulfilling the need to relax, or to even pass the time, naps seem to be the solution to almost everything. …

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9 Reasons to Gif Thanks for Thanksgiving

Bree Whitelock Online Editor Food babies. We’re all in the same (gravy) boat on this one. Forget seconds, you can have thirds, fourths, fifths… There’s nothing better than the unique personalities of the family unit coming together at one table. Hello second cousins you haven’t seen since this time last year.   Because …

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10 Reasons You Should Apply to Work at the Pulse

Madeline Crocenzi Editor-in-Chief The Pulse is a pretty unique organization. We’re constantly running around campus taking pictures, scribbling notes, and fighting off carpal tunnel when furiously tweeting campus news. All while wearing pretty sweet black t-shirts. If you’ve ever thought that it would be great to pursue your media passions, …

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Campus Closet: Mothco Clothing

Bree Whitelock Online Editor More Than Conquerors, referenced as Mothco, started as the idea of two high school students wanting to positively impact the lives of local families affected by cancer. Mothco co-founder and Messiah College Sophomore, Samuel Bernhardt continues to live out the company’s mission two years later. Mothco’s mission remains “to partner …

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What’s Life as a Commuter Like?

Mason McFee Student Writer Commuters – they simply drive to school and back, so what’s the big deal? Commuters are often overlooked people on campus, and the big deal is we need to give them more attention. Sure, they may be recognized as students, but we often forget to focus …

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