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Bachelor Predictions: Which gal will win Ben’s heart?

Erin Zakin, Web Manager Rose Talbot, Student Life Editor   WARNING: CONTAINS SPOILERS! Episode 6 of the Bachelor just aired, and America has its predictions as to who will win the final rose and Ben’s heart at the end of the season. Bachelor predictions have become a science, and with …

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Super Bowl 50: It’s More Than Just a Game

Jenna Stover Student Writer From a league plagued with injuries and back-up quarterbacks, to Chip Kelly’s removal from the Philadelphia Eagles, the Super Bowl has finally arrived. With three days left until the commencement of Super Bowl 50, students of Messiah wait in anticipation for Cam Newton of the Carolina Panthers to take on …

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38 J-Term Thoughts (And How to Solve Them with Falcon Feud)

Madeline Crocenzi Editor-in-Chief J-Term: that wonderful and weird 15 days before Spring Semester. It’s a fun and relaxing time for those of us in skiing classes, attempting to master guitar, or creating some art masterpiece only our mom thinks is beautiful. For the poor suckers in philosophy, animal form and function, or …

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Shining the Light: Addressing a Message of Hate

Olivia La Bianca Letter to the Editor   Earlier in December, Liberty University president, Jerry Falwell Jr., made headlines by encouraging students to apply for concealed-weapons permits in order to “end those Muslims.” Falwell went on to criticize our government and use fear-mongering to deliver hateful misinformation about another race …

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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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