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July, 2016

  • 14 July

    Brexit: A nation divided abroad and at home

    Madeline Crocenzi Summer Director The aftermath of Brexit, the U.K.’s decision to leave the European Union, was on display yesterday as Theresa May succeeded David Cameron as Britain’s prime minister. This power shift comes three weeks after the U.K.’s referendum in which leaving the EU won 52% to 48%. The …

February, 2016

  • 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

  • 8 December

    When Robots Take Over: Infiltration of the Media

    Sarah Henry Student Writer We shudder as the images of robot overlords are projected upon theater screens, wincing as they enslave the very individuals who brought them to life. As the lights grow dim, we leave the movie theater, and as the harrowing images leak from our minds, we remain …

  • 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 …

October, 2015

  • 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 …

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 …

  • 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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