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January, 2017

  • 16 January

    Spoken word poet performs as part of Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration

    Hannah Rauhut Student Writer Students packed the Larsen Student Union last night in attempts to see spoken word artist, Micah Bournes, speak and perform. The event was in partnership with Messiah’s commemoration series of Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. Bournes, a man who holds passions for poetry, music, and sharing …

October, 2016

  • 1 October

    Coffee and Culture: Is Christianity Sexist?

    Jessica Henry Student Writer Students gathered in the South Side Café Thursday night for coffee and conversation about a recent hot topic in America. The event, hosted by the SAB, featured a panel of four, including a Messiah professor, two staff members and one student. This event was the first …

May, 2016

  • 6 May

    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 …

April, 2016

  • 5 April

    Wear the world: Serengetee comes to Messiah

    Myriam Pedercini Culture Editor In-between classes and balancing the duties of a college student, sophomore Kelsi Kramer is a college representative for an up and coming clothing brand, Serengetee. Kramer promotes the brand through interactions on campus and her social media account with #weartheworldwednesday. “It’s not necessarily about the clothes …

March, 2016

  • 3 March

    Collaboratory students reflect on Burkina Faso tragedy

    Junmey Wang Student Writer Gunshots resounded across the evening sky above Splendid Hotel and Cappuccino Café in Ouagadougou, the heart and capital of Burkina Faso on January 15. The West African country known for its relative religious and ethnic harmony was shaken by news of a terrorist onslaught they had …

February, 2016

  • 15 February

    Messiah Celebrates Black History Month

    Sharlene Oong Student Writer Behind every generation lies rich stories that are yet to be told. February is Black History Month—a time when individuals can sit and listen to the stories of the past. “Black History month is a special time where we as a nation get to reflect on …

  • 5 February

    Winter Musical: Children of Eden Opens This Weekend

    Stephanie Bricker Student Writer Messiah College’s Department of Theatre and Dance proudly presents Children of Eden this weekend, February 4-7, and next, February 11-14. The popular musical is based on the Genesis story of parental love, conflict and redemption. Sarah Harris, who plays the role of Yonah in the musical says, “this …

  • 3 February

    Messiah Students Can Help Combat Global Climate Change

    Jessalyn Megerle Social Media Manager 2015 is now the hottest year on record, according to climate scientists from NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The previous record was set by 2014, just the year before. Fifteen of the sixteen hottest years on record have occurred since 2001. Scientists project that …

December, 2015

  • 5 December

    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 …

  • 5 December

    Paris Climate Talks

    Jessalyn Megerle Pulse Social Media Manager The Paris climate talks, or COP21, have been called, “the 12 days that will decide Earth’s future.” 40,000 world leaders, scientists, experts, diplomats, and advocates met in Paris on Monday for two weeks of negotiations to hopefully create a new global climate treaty. Global …

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