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Career Center Presents New Updated Space

By Maddie Conley, Web Content Manager   There are a lot of changes going on around campus, some construction is just beginning, another was just completed. The Career and Professional Development Center (CPDC) got a makeover this summer, with an updated space...

More Fences Make Getting to High Center Difficult

Maddie Conley, Web Content Manager Starting on Friday, new fences will be added to the center of campus, enlarging the construction zone for the Kim S. Phipps Admissions and Welcome Center, and cutting off more pedestrian walking paths. The additional fencing will...

UPDATE-Several Break-Ins Reported on Campus

Charmaine Lim, SBM Editor-in-Chief -Updated at 11 a.m. on 9/13/19- Several break-ins were reported to the Department of Safety between 5 to 10 p.m. on September 11. According to the email that was sent out the following morning, a handful of unnamed male students...

Student Emily Ransil Passes Away After Battle With Cancer

By Dakota Vaughn, Student Director   Emily Ransil passed away on September 3 after battling with cancer for nearly a year. Ransil was diagnosed with stage four metastatic melanoma on September 22, 2018. Ransil was 23 years old. Enrolled as a nursing student at...

Harassment Report on Campus

By Maddie Conley, Web Content Manager Several female students were tubing down the Yellow Breeches yesterday afternoon when they encountered a group of men who began harassing them. The Department of Safety notified campus through mass email and said that safety...

Hurricane Dorian: What We Should Expect & How These Students Are Affected

By Maddie Conley, Web Content Manager   Hurricane Dorian has been on the move, ripping through the Bahamas and threatening Florida and others states along the east coast the past few days. While we in Pa. may not see much more than cloudy skies, some Messiah...

Who is The Class of 2023?

By Maddie Conley, Web Content Manager & Celica Cook, Student Life Editor

Safety Cracks Down on Parking With New Penalties

By Maddie Conley, Online Editor As students arrive on campus and lots fill up, car registration is becoming even more important. Administration is putting their foot down—or rather, their boot. The Department of Safety will begin attaching wheel lock clamps, or...

What You Need to Know About Messiah Becoming a University

By Maddie Conley, Online Editor Besides the conversation about upcoming campus construction with the Admissions and Welcome Center, there’s been buzz about Messiah’s upgrade to a university. According to a statement on Messiah’s website, the switch to...

As Construction Starts, Trees Come Down, Sustainability is Considered

By Maddie Conley-Online Editor The center of campus will look a lot different when students return later this month. With the new Kim Phipps Admissions and Welcome Center construction underway, campus will begin seeing changes in parking, pedestrian walkways and...

Culture

Summer Activities for Those Staying on Campus

Kendra Sommers, Student Writer Summer is just around the corner and that means freedom, barbecues and the beach! But if you’re working on campus this summer, that excitement might be underwhelming since you’ll be surrounded by the campus limits that you usually...

National Pancake Day!

Matt Dekonty Student Writer Tuesday is National Pancake Day 2019. The nationwide celebration of America’s favorite (or, arguably second favorite) breakfast food is marked by IHOP’s offering of free pancakes to all customers. While the debate between waffles and...

International Banquet Becomes a Multi-Experience Gala

Charmaine Lim SBM Culture Editor As society begins to talk more about the value and importance of culture, the ways we celebrate it grow larger. This year, the Multicultural Council and ISA/MuKappa made the decision to change the International Banquet to...

National Eating Disorder Awareness Week: Pressures of College Life

Matt Dekonty Student Writer Most college students usually associate their problems with food as either eating too much or too little. Effects are evidenced in the infamous ‘Freshman 15’, or the tendency others have to live on ramen after the dining dollars have...

Fighting Child Poverty in the United States

Kendra Sommers Student Writer “Movements don’t start from the top, they start from the bottom with ordinary people like you and me,” declared Marian Wright Edelman in Parmer Hall Thursday evening as the keynote speaker for this year’s Center for Public...

Against All Odds: Molly and Tyler’s Story

Cosette Schulties Student Writer Whether you’re #foreversingle or a professional in the dating game come Valentine's Day tomorrow, it’s no secret that relationships take work. Molly Janczyk, '15, an admissions counselor at Messiah, knows from her own...

How to Avoid Being Sick for Finals

Matt Dekonty Student Writer With the winter season fast approaching, many students may begin to experience cold or flu symptoms that make it more difficult to function, especially as we enter the very busy finals season. We reached out to Michelle Lucas at the Engle...

Are You Appreciating or Appropriating Other Cultures?

Kelly Webber Web Manager In a world that becomes more globalized by the day, the distinction between cultural appreciation and appropriation becomes a vague shade of gray rather than a black-and-white issue. Recently students and professors have been engaging this...

Tattoo Tuesdays: Cameron Walker

Celica Cook Student Writer Part of the beauty of a tattoo is the unique person behind the skin and ink. Cameron Walker shares about the story behind her tattoos, and why she chose these words and designs to represent parts of her life and personality. What tattoos do...

Humans of Messiah: Caroline Olson

Natalie Vermeulen Student Writer Name: Caroline Olson Year: Junior Majors: Sustainability and Spanish Meet Caroline Olson, a Messiah student full of lots of joy and many talents. You can find her studying sustainability, speaking Spanish or singing in Gospel Choir,...

Sports

Messiah Sports Weekly Update

Mario Cosentino, Student Writer Here’s all the end of season action you missed in the past week: Baseball beat the York College Spartans 5-2 on Wednesday. The Falcons were shut out in most...

Messiah Sports Weekly Update

Lilly Kashishian, SBM Sports Editor Here’s what you may have missed while doing homework this week: Men’s Lacrosse fell to Widener 18-16 on Wednesday night. Garrett Amsbaugh led the team with...

Messiah Sports Weekly Update

Lilly Kashishian SBM Sports Editor It was a busy week for student-athletes. Here’s what you may have missed: Women’s Track and Field finished in first at the Danny Curran Invitational. First...

Messiah Sports Weekly Update

Lilly Kashishian SBM Sports Editor Here’s what you may have missed while you were on spring break: Men’s Lacrosse lost to Eastern University 13-9 on Saturday. Liam Lilienthal, Dylan Gillisse...

Messiah Sports Weekly Update

Lilly Kashishian SBM Sports Editor National Championship matches and games were in full swing last week. Here’s what you may have missed: Wrestling: Josiah Gehr, Victor DeFrance, Brian Shermeyer...

Pro Sports Weekly: Disaster in Paradise

Jory Hagen Student Writer In 16 seasons of pro-basketball, Lebron James has missed out on the playoffs only twice. Any sports fan under the age of 25 would be hard pressed to remember a season in...

Messiah Sports Weekly Update

Lilly Kashishian SBM Sports Editor Women’s basketball advanced to the Sweet Sixteen on Saturday. Here’s what you may have missed: Women’s Basketball hosted the first and second rounds of the...

Messiah Sports Weekly Update

Lilly Kashishian SBM Sports Editor Championships were won and tickets were punched to Nationals this week. Here’s what you may have missed: Women’s Basketball defeated Lebanon Valley College...

Messiah Sports Weekly Update

Lilly Kashishian SBM Sports Editor We have finished our first week of classes! Although it was “syllabus week”, you probably still had homework and missed out on some games: Men’s Volleyball lost...

Whiteout Game Brings Fans To the Court

Lilly Kashishian SBM Sports Editor A tradition and fan-favorite, the annual Eyas whiteout games for both the women’s and men’s basketball teams took place on Wednesday. Not just a normal game,...

Student Life

Tattoo Tuesdays: Noel Waltemire

By Celica Cook, SBM Student Life Editor It’s a new school year, and we are kicking things off with our first Tattoo Tuesdays of the semester. Sophomore music education major Noel Waltemire has three tattoos that each contribute to her unique story. Her matching...

Move-In Day 2019 Video

Humans of Messiah: First-Year Edition

By Charmaine Lim, SBM Editor-in-Chief The First-Year students of 2019 arrived on campus on Friday and began settling into their new rooms. As everyone worked on unpacking, we asked them to respond to a series of randomly selected questions. Here’s some of what the...

Who is The Class of 2023?

By Maddie Conley, Web Content Manager & Celica Cook, Student Life Editor

Tattoo Tuesdays: Emily Beck

Celica Cook, Student Writer Sometimes a tattoo isn’t just a representation of one person. Sometimes, it represents the relationship between two people. Senior film major Emily Beck shares the story about her tattoos, and how they represent both her relationship...

The Secret Life of The Messiah Professor: David Schenk

Brooke Burton, Student Writer Professor David Schenk is known for his amusing anecdotes, but his story might come as a shock to some. Schenk describes his journey with faith and how he came to Christ with sheer joy. “I was raised atheist, grew up atheist for my...

Humans of Messiah College: Carolyn Kuz

Anya Benninger, Student Writer Carolyn Kuz Year: Freshman Major: Biopsychology Why did you choose your major? I’m really interested in the brain and how that affects our behavior, and all the kinds of health-related stuff like concussions and headaches. I struggled...

Humans of Messiah: Charlie Byrd

Anya Benninger, Student Writer Humans of Messiah College: Charlie Byrd Year: Senior Major: Psychology What kinds of things are you interested in on campus? I’m a last-semester senior, so at the moment I’m interested in leaving *laughs*. I like stuff in the psych...

Tattoo Tuesdays: Bailey Groff

Celica Cook, Student Writer As permanent as a tattoo is, the meaning doesn’t have to be. Senior marketing major Bailey Groff has found this to be true with her personal journey with her tattoo. She shares how the meaning of her tattoo changes with the eb and flow...

“Cocoa Brown Skin”: Embracing Blackness Through Spoken Word

Maddie Conley, Online Editor First-year student Symone James took the stage during the International Gala to perform her original spoken word poem, "Cocoa Brown Skin." The poem tells James' story of learning to love and embrace her blackness despite adversity and...

Opinions

Daily De-Stressors: Ending the Semester

Charmaine Lim, SBM Culture Editor You’ve made it to the end of the semester and the school year. You may have a few finals to finish up. Don’t stress, we’ve got you covered. Read Vicious by V.E. Schwab. Eli Ever and Victor Vale are pre-med majors, best friends...

Download This: Violet Street by Local Natives

Celica Cook, Student Writer To close the semester, we are checking out classic L.A. indie band Local Natives newest release, Violet Street. Local Natives has always been known for the way they capture a single moment, and put it to song. In this album, the band sings...

Download This: I Need a New War by Craig Finn

Celica Cook, Student Writer Craig Finn spins tales about life, love and loneliness in his latest release, I Need a New War. The songs on this album read like stories. Finn’s instrumentals never hold the spotlight. In this album, it’s all about the lyrics, and the...

Tattoo Tuesdays: Jaelynn Harbold

Celica Cook, Student Writer For some people, a tattoo is a permanent reminder of God’s great love in their life. This is true for Jaelynn Harbold who sees her tattoo as a symbol of God’s grace in her life. What is your tattoo? My tattoo says “still I rise” and...

Download This: Borderline by Tame Impala

Celica Cook, Student Writer This week, we are taking a listen to Tame Impala’s latest single, “Borderline.” The band has been straying from their original psych-rock sound recently, and flirting with a less colorful, bouncier pop-sound in this soft-rock spin on...

Daily De-Stressors: For Easter Break

By Charmaine Lim, SBM Culture Editor Easter Break is right around the corner and it’s time to get ready to push through the last stretch of the semester. Read Wedding Night by Sophie Kinsella. When Lottie’s boyfriend breaks up with her instead of proposing, she...

“Alice in Wonderland” Will Take You Places You’ve Never Been Before

Celica Cook, Student Writer Messiah College Department of Theatre and Dance led the audience down a rabbit hole in Saturday’s performance of “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.” In this stage adaptation of the classic story by Lewis Carroll, director Annie Sorge...

Download This: Titanic Rising by Weyes Blood

Celica Cook, Student Writer Weyes Blood, also known as Natalie Mering, puts the harsher realities of growing up in a broken world to a soft backdrop of drums and a chorus of angelic voices in her latest release, Titanic Rising. Just like the title, the album is not...

Daily De-Stressors: Narnia, Cartoons and Hip-Hop

Charmaine Lim, SBM Culture Editor Welcome to the awkward point in the semester between breaks. If you’re feeling in a slump and need a pick-me-up, try one of the activities here. Read The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis. A classic among children’s...

Movie Review: Us

Matt Dekonty Student Writer Two years after Jordan Peele surprised everyone with his directorial debut Get Out, the comedian-turned-filmmaker has returned with Us. This follow up film unapologetically dives into the deep end of disturbing and bizarre horror, truly...

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