– Online Articles –

News

Suspicious Person On Campus

On Monday, September 27, a notification was sent out to all Messiah students, faculty and staff that there was a suspicious person sighting. The Department of Safety was immediately called to the scene to deal with the odd behavior of the person. “[The suspect] was...

How to Avoid Theft On Campus

Messiah University is a safe community for both students and faculty. However, theft occasionally occurs on campus.  Bryce Wickard, Interim Director of Safety, has advice for the community on how to avoid experiencing theft. “Thefts almost always occur when valuables...

9/11 Memorial On-Campus

On Saturday, the Messiah University Conservatives hosted a memorial service to remember the September 11 attacks 20 years later. The brief ceremony consisted of a flag ceremony, a time of prayer and reflection and a speech by MU Conservative vice president, Erik...

5-on-5: This Week’s Top 5 Sports Stories

This week’s 5-on-5: five points on five of this week’s biggest sports stories.    1. David Patten, three-time Super Bowl winner with New England Patriots, dies in motorcycle crash at 47 Patten died in a motorcycle crash last week outside Columbia, South Carolina,...

Things To Do This Week at Messiah

Looking for ways to get involved on campus this week? Here are some up-coming events! 09/07: Campus Market every Tuesday 10:30am-12:30pm in Eisenhower Commons 09/07: Evening chapel on Tuesday, September 7, with practical conversation for those interested in the...

Flash Floods at Messiah: What You Need to Know

Due to large amounts of rain from Hurricane Ida, the Yellow Breeches and the South Gate entrance are closed until further notice. All individuals should avoid the surrounding area and enter/exit campus through the North Gate by the roundabout.    Evening classes...

Messiah Students Receiving KN95 Masks

Due to an increase in positive COVID-19 cases on campus, Messiah will be providing all students with KN95 masks beginning Wednesday morning. During morning classes, students will each receive a mask and view a video from President Kim Phipps and medical director,...

On-Campus Power Outage

  Power outages due to storms caused closures on campus on August 19. According to Kathie Shafer, Vice President for Operations, Eisenhower, Sollenberger Sports Center, Boyer, Old Main, Frey, Murray Library, and Hostetter all lost power between 1:30-3:30 am. ...

Marijuana and Mental Health: Why Sha’Carri Richardson’s ban proves to be about more than doping

Olympic frontrunner, Sha’ Carri Richardson, was banned from competing in the Olympics at the start of the month after testing positive for marijuana use. News of her ban sent controversy through the athletic community and beyond, sparking discussion on the role of...

Messiah’s COVID-19 Vaccine Campaign

Messiah University’s COVID-19 vaccination rates are concerningly low as students and faculty prepare to enter the fall semester. As of August 5, 46.9 percent of undergraduate students are fully vaccinated.  Unlike many other colleges in the United States that are...

Culture

International Day of Peace 2021

  On September 23, Messiah University held its annual International Day of Peace Commemoration in Parmer Hall.  Students and faculty members from the Peace and Conflict Studies, Department of Music, and Department of Theater and Dance led this year’s campus...

Dylan Kalogris from “Theselands”

  On Friday, Dylan Kalogris of “Theselands” performed in the Union to celebrate the 10th anniversary of The Pulse. Kalogris, a former alumni, is a singer-songwriter based out of Nashville. While at Messiah, he worked at The Pulse during its inception as the music...

Marijuana and Mental Health: Why Sha’Carri Richardson’s ban proves to be about more than doping

Olympic frontrunner, Sha’ Carri Richardson, was banned from competing in the Olympics at the start of the month after testing positive for marijuana use. News of her ban sent controversy through the athletic community and beyond, sparking discussion on the role of...

Snow White Review

Messiah’s Theatre Department begins their run of “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs as Performed by TJ Barker’s Troupe of Theatricals” Thursday, March 4. This production is not your typical Snow White story. In this version, a travelling group of performers face many...

The Journey of Cherisse Daniels

Every person who walks into Cherisse Daniels’ office is immediately welcomed by the tapestry on her wall of a black woman with her natural hair out and a crown atop her head.    “Black queen,” Daniels said. “Black women are told we can’t be this way or can’t look...

Homelessness During Thanksgiving

Not everyone is able to enjoy a warm turkey dinner and a room full of family and friends during the holidays. With the pandemic still in the United States, many people have struggled with being temporarily laid off or having the business permanently shut down.   ...

Christmas Music Debate

The Pulse recently put out a poll on Instagram, asking the Messiah Community this vital question: Is November too early to start listening to Christmas music or should the start of the festivities come much later?   The race was close, with 51% of participants...

Dance vs. Soccer Experiment

Picture this: the dance world and the soccer world collaborate together on Messiah’s campus to see what the two disciplines can learn from each other. That is exactly what we did with the dance vs. soccer experiment. In October, we held a soccer practice where seven...

Senior Show: “Words We Wish We Said”

As Messiah’s Greek performances come to a close, there are still opportunities to stream theatre during the upcoming fall senior shows.    Theatre and public relations major Bryanna Pye and dance major Ryan Wong stare down the final stretch of their college...

Movie Review: Lady Bird

The 2017 film titled Lady Bird was met with universal praise for its depiction of what it means to be an emerging adult in the modern world. Although set in 2003, the film comments accurately on the everyday struggles that teens go through in their late high school...

Sports

5-on-5: This Week’s Top 5 Sports Stories

This week’s 5-on-5: five points on five of this week’s biggest sports stories.    Dallas Cowboy’s offensive lineman suffers from heat-related illness Dallas Cowboys offensive lineman Ty Nsekhe...

This Week’s 5-on-5 Sports Stories

This week’s 5-on-5: five points on five of this week’s biggest sports stories.    Mac Jones wins Patriots QB spot over Cam Newton Rookie Cam Jones was recently named the starting quarterback...

How to Watch Sports This Week

Interested in watching sports this week? Visit gomessiah.com to watch livestreams of select events.    Wednesday, September 8 Women’s Soccer at Johns Hopkins University 7:00 pm Women’s...

5-on-5: This Week’s Top 5 Sports Stories

This week’s 5-on-5: five points on five of this week’s biggest sports stories.    1. David Patten, three-time Super Bowl winner with New England Patriots, dies in motorcycle crash at 47 Patten...

Messiah Survivor

The Messiah Survivor club took over campus April 16-17 in a series of exciting games and challenges with many students participating or supporting the competition.  The club, which started four...

The Return to Normalcy for Athletes

New spectator policies have allowed all current Messiah University students, staff and faculty to attend home athletic events. Messiah’s athletes have been enjoying this change since its...

Wrestling Nationals: Cancelled and Restored

Messiah wrestling kicked off this past weekend with a dual meet on Friday against Shenandoah and a round robin style contest on Saturday against The College of New Jersey (TCNJ). Prior to the...

Bryan Brunk: Wrestling Coach and Mentor

The head coach for Messiah’s wrestling team, Bryan Brunk, is often seen cheering on his athletes during a match, encouraging them in their faith and mentoring them in all areas of life. This year is...

Dance vs. Soccer Experiment

Picture this: the dance world and the soccer world collaborate together on Messiah’s campus to see what the two disciplines can learn from each other. That is exactly what we did with the dance vs....

Katie McComb: A Christ-Centered Coach

Many know the head coach for Messiah’s swim team, Katie McComb, to be a strong mentor and boss for student athletes and workers. What some people may not realize is how McComb strives to keep her...

Student Life

Events This Week

Classes are in full swing, and students are no doubt feeling the stress of all those exams, assignments and presentations. It’s important to take some time to relax, have fun with your friends and give your mind some time to refresh.  Messiah has a lot of events this...

Suspicious Person On Campus

On Monday, September 27, a notification was sent out to all Messiah students, faculty and staff that there was a suspicious person sighting. The Department of Safety was immediately called to the scene to deal with the odd behavior of the person. “[The suspect] was...

International Day of Peace 2021

  On September 23, Messiah University held its annual International Day of Peace Commemoration in Parmer Hall.  Students and faculty members from the Peace and Conflict Studies, Department of Music, and Department of Theater and Dance led this year’s campus...

Events this week at Messiah

Get involved on campus this week! Here are just a few of the events hosted by the Department of Theater and Dance, the Career and Professional Development Center, the Office of Sustainability and the Student Activities Board. Don’t forget to check out the free classes...

Dylan Kalogris from “Theselands”

  On Friday, Dylan Kalogris of “Theselands” performed in the Union to celebrate the 10th anniversary of The Pulse. Kalogris, a former alumni, is a singer-songwriter based out of Nashville. While at Messiah, he worked at The Pulse during its inception as the music...

How to Avoid Theft On Campus

Messiah University is a safe community for both students and faculty. However, theft occasionally occurs on campus.  Bryce Wickard, Interim Director of Safety, has advice for the community on how to avoid experiencing theft. “Thefts almost always occur when valuables...

Get to Know SGA

Messiah University’s Student Government Association (SGA) is a student organization that works with students and administrators to address the needs and interests of the student body. Get to know a few of SGA’s members below to learn more about their roles on campus!...

9/11 Memorial On-Campus

On Saturday, the Messiah University Conservatives hosted a memorial service to remember the September 11 attacks 20 years later. The brief ceremony consisted of a flag ceremony, a time of prayer and reflection and a speech by MU Conservative vice president, Erik...

Into the City: Nashville

The Career and Professional Development Center (CPDC) will be taking students to Nashville in October for the “Into the City” experience this semester. The upcoming Nashville trip is from Saturday, October 16, to Wednesday, October 20. This will cover the first half...

Things To Do This Week at Messiah

Looking for ways to get involved on campus this week? Here are some up-coming events! 09/07: Campus Market every Tuesday 10:30am-12:30pm in Eisenhower Commons 09/07: Evening chapel on Tuesday, September 7, with practical conversation for those interested in the...

Opinions

Promising Young Woman Movie Review

As the Oscar euphoria has been dying down since the award show premiered on April 25, I thought it would be a good idea to review some of the movies that were nominated for Best Picture. The next film on the list is Promising Young Woman.   Promising Young Woman stars...

The Sound of Metal Review

With the Oscar buzz crescendoing to a high note last weekend, I thought it would be a good idea to look at some of the best picture nominations. The first movie that I will take a look at is The Sound of Metal   Directed by Darius Marder, The Sound of Metal was...

Thoughts on Forgiveness

A couple weeks ago I was sitting in the library around two on a Saturday afternoon. I was minding my own business at a desk, researching for one of my final papers when I was approached by two strangers. Both men used their bodies and attitudes to intimidate and...

Snow White Review

Messiah’s Theatre Department begins their run of “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs as Performed by TJ Barker’s Troupe of Theatricals” Thursday, March 4. This production is not your typical Snow White story. In this version, a travelling group of performers face many...

Movie Review: Enola Holmes

Just because we will not be having any more SAB Lost Films this semester does not mean we still cannot have reviews on the Pulse. This week, we’re going to be looking at the Netflix original film, Enola Holmes.   Enola Holmes takes a completely new spin on the...

Christmas Music Debate

The Pulse recently put out a poll on Instagram, asking the Messiah Community this vital question: Is November too early to start listening to Christmas music or should the start of the festivities come much later?   The race was close, with 51% of participants...

Senior Show: “Words We Wish We Said”

As Messiah’s Greek performances come to a close, there are still opportunities to stream theatre during the upcoming fall senior shows.    Theatre and public relations major Bryanna Pye and dance major Ryan Wong stare down the final stretch of their college...

Do Masks Really Work?

With the number of positive COVID-19 cases on campus rising, following the rules to keep everyone safe needs to be a priority.  Every rule Messiah has put in place this semester is important, including wearing masks.  Many people around the world have all asked the...

Movie Review: Tenet

There is no doubting that things are different this year at Messiah. The future of Messiah’s Lost Films run by SAB is currently unknown. While it is unlikely that indoor movies will be shown this semester, the possibility still remains for outdoor films to be shown....

Be the Change You Wish to See

African Americans have been mistreated throughout the entire history of our country. While in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic, the issue of racism has been brought to the forefront after the deaths of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and George Floyd. Their last...
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox

Join other followers

The Pulse