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October, 2015

  • 21 October

    Reflection on the “Thoughts About a White Student Union” Discussion

    Erin Zakin Web Manager Addressing the question, “Why don’t we have a white student union?” SAB and Student Affairs co-hosted a discussion this past Monday. This question recently emerged after a Twitter account was created by an assumed-Messiah student. The account with the name @MessiahWSU was brought to the attention …

  • 19 October

    Student Ashlyn Miller Attends National Broadcast Conference

    Maddie Crocenzi Editor-in-Chief Two weeks ago, junior Ashlyn Miller traveled to Atlanta, Georgia, met Gavin DeGraw, attended sessions on the latest technology and strategies for broadcasters in the hotel where part of the Hunger Games was filmed, and networked with media professionals, all while on a student scholarship. On Sept. …

  • 14 October

    First Democratic Debate – Sanders and Clinton Face Off

    Michael Scinto Student Writer The first Democratic debate took place in Las Vegas Tuesday night where the Democratic candidates running for president gathered to face off. “On this stage, you didn’t hear anyone denigrate women, you didn’t hear anyone make racist comments about new American immigrants. You didn’t hear anyone …

  • 11 October

    Controversy over “White Student Union” Twitter Page

    Maddie Crocenzi Editor-in-Chief On Wednesday night an anonymous “White Student Union” twitter page was created with the handle @Messiahwsu. The page was created in response to Messiah’s Black Student Union. The first tweet from the account reads, “here’s to equality, where just because you can have a black one doesn’t mean it has …

  • 8 October

    Hispanic Heritage Month

    Elizabeth Gutman Student Writer National Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated annually from September 15th to October 15th. This part of the year is set aside for Americans to commemorate the families whose ancestors originated from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, as well as Central and South America. Lyndon B. Johnson, the 36th president …

  • 8 October

    Nicholas Kristof Comes To Messiah

    Rose Talbot Student Life Editor Monday, October 5, was a historic day for journalism aficionados at Messiah College. Why? Two words: Nicholas Kristof. If you haven’t heard of him before, allow me to give you a little run-down. Kristof is a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner (think the Golden Globe of the journalism …

  • 5 October

    40th Annual Canoe-A-Thon

    Bree Whitelock Online Editor Recognized as the “most epic canoe-a-thon” yet, 45 Messiah students, parents and trip leaders embarked on a 20-mile journey down the yellow breeches this past Saturday. “The Canoe-a-thon is an annual event that involves a 20 mile-long canoe trip down the Yellow Breeches to the Susquehanna River …

  • 5 October

    Oregon School Shooting Sparks Further Gun Control Talk

    Alyssa Burd Student Writer Yet another tragic school shooting occurred on October 1st, 2015 at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon. Nine individuals between the ages of 18 and 67 were shot and killed and at least ten others were injured and hospitalized. Chris Harper-Mercer, 26, opened fire at the school shortly …

  • 5 October

    Royce Morris Speaks at Black Student Union Event

    Kelly Webber Student Writer This past Thursday, Attorney Royce Morris addressed the topic of race at the Black Student Union event “I Don’t Mean to Be Racist But… Don’t All Lives Matter?” Morris, an accomplished attorney dubbed “Pennsylvania Super Lawyer” by Philadelphia Magazine, declared to Messiah students, “I want to have …

September, 2015

  • 26 September

    Pope Francis’ U.S Trip

    Brooke Pompeo Student Writer The media has been buzzing ever since the Italian plane arrived in D.C. on Tuesday. Every news channel, website, and social media account has been following Pope Francis this week as he makes a historic visit to the United States. The World Meeting of Families, which …

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