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October, 2015

  • 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 …

  • 24 September

    President Obama Appoints Changes to FAFSA

    Sarah Henry Student Writer In a recent attempt to recognize college selection as nourishment for the mind that lasts a lifetime, President Obama has set plans through FAFSA to help pave the way toward a quality and cost-effective college experience. To emphasize the importance of disseminating financial aid, President Obama …

  • 23 September

    Sollenberger Sports Complex Remodel

    Aimee Stehman Student Writer It’s no secret Messiah is up to something big, given the blocked sidewalks, numerous detours and bright, yellow colored hard hats around campus. There’s an upside to all of this construction work – Messiah’s campus will soon be the proud owners of an updated, larger and …

  • 22 September

    Syrian Refugees Seek Asylum within Germany’s Borders

    Alyssa Burd Student Writer Germany recently opened up its borders and welcomed approximately 20,000 Syrian refugees into the country. Many of these refugees are Iranian and Afghan Muslims seeking asylum within Germany’s borders and hundreds of these individuals have chosen to convert from Islam to Christianity. This widespread conversion from …

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