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Understanding the Role of TimelyCare at Messiah

In the February issue of the Swinging Bridge, an article was published highlighting select student experiences using the FalconCare telehealth service. In light of the negative experiences that were shared, it is beneficial to further understand Messiah’s choice to...

Student Body Presidential Debate

On Wednesday, February 23 the Student Body Presidential Debate was held in the Union. At the end of the debate, the candidates answered questions submitted by students. The questions and answers can be found below. To learn more about each candidate, read here. Visit...

Who Should You Vote For?

The student body presidential election is happening this week. You can attend the presidential candidate town hall this Wednesday night at 7 p.m. in the Union. The first 30 minutes will be a meet and greet with all of the candidates. After the meet and greet there...

November 15th SGA Extended Forum: What Students Need To Know

Last night, the Student Government Association hosted an extended forum attended by representatives from Messiah’s clubs. Here’s what was voted on that students need to know about.   1. A senate resolution on pedestrian and skateboarder safety was passed in full...

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...

Culture

Looking Back: Caribbean Student Association’s First Year

This year, the Caribbean Student Association (CSA) became a part of Messiah’s Multicultural Council (MCC). Looking back on CSA’s first year, Deantae Moultrie, a senior applied health science major and president of CSA, feels blessed that she was able to see CSA come...

8-Bit Christmas

“The year was 1987, or was it ’88?” Grownup Jake Doyle (Neil Patrick Harris) begins, when all he wanted for Christmas was a Nintendo. And when I say Nintendo, I’m not talking about your everyday DS Lite. We’re going old school, y’all. “Nintendo,” Doyle narrates to his...

Senior Show Spotlight

Two more of Messiah’s seniors take the stage this weekend to present their work in the Fall Senior Series. This weekend’s series feature the original works of Theater and Dance major Liberty Dolence and Dance major Mackenzie Williams. Here is a preview of what...

White Christmas Movie Review

White Christmas (1954): a vibrant, charming, and heart-warming Christmas classic. With old-timey vocals, dazzling dance numbers, and mounds of snow in the mountains of Vermont, what’s not to love? The only way to watch the movie, in a true corny-Christmas fashion, is...

Is Die Hard a Christmas Movie?

Known as the “film connoisseur” of my family, it is rare that I go a holiday season without being asked for my take on the age-old question; whether the 1988 cult classic Die Hard is a Christmas movie. For me, the answer is simple, Die Hard is in fact a Christmas...

Navigating NYC in a Pandemic

I am a frequent visitor to NYC. As someone who loves the arts and city life, I try to get to the Big Apple at least once a year. However, the pandemic has put this yearly tradition on hold. This past month was my first time both traveling to NYC during the pandemic...

Thanksgiving Recipe Ideas

Thanksgiving is just around the corner! Are you in charge of friendsgiving this year or want some new food to try out at your family dinner? If you’re looking for some new recipes, you’re in luck. Here are five recipes for your Thanksgiving meal this year.   1....

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...

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

Looking Back: Caribbean Student Association’s First Year

This year, the Caribbean Student Association (CSA) became a part of Messiah’s Multicultural Council (MCC). Looking back on CSA’s first year, Deantae Moultrie, a senior applied health science major and president of CSA, feels blessed that she was able to see CSA come...

Senior Show Spotlight

Two more of Messiah’s seniors take the stage this weekend to present their work in the Fall Senior Series. This weekend’s series feature the original works of Theater and Dance major Liberty Dolence and Dance major Mackenzie Williams. Here is a preview of what...

Senior Show Spotlight

Three of Messiah’s senior theater majors take the stage this weekend to present their work in the Fall Senior Series. This weekend’s series feature the original works of Caitlin Buswell, Gabrielle Johnson and Evan Tisman.  Here is a preview of what audience members...

Navigating NYC in a Pandemic

I am a frequent visitor to NYC. As someone who loves the arts and city life, I try to get to the Big Apple at least once a year. However, the pandemic has put this yearly tradition on hold. This past month was my first time both traveling to NYC during the pandemic...

November 15th SGA Extended Forum: What Students Need To Know

Last night, the Student Government Association hosted an extended forum attended by representatives from Messiah’s clubs. Here’s what was voted on that students need to know about.   1. A senate resolution on pedestrian and skateboarder safety was passed in full...

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...

Opinions

8-Bit Christmas

“The year was 1987, or was it ’88?” Grownup Jake Doyle (Neil Patrick Harris) begins, when all he wanted for Christmas was a Nintendo. And when I say Nintendo, I’m not talking about your everyday DS Lite. We’re going old school, y’all. “Nintendo,” Doyle narrates to his...

White Christmas Movie Review

White Christmas (1954): a vibrant, charming, and heart-warming Christmas classic. With old-timey vocals, dazzling dance numbers, and mounds of snow in the mountains of Vermont, what’s not to love? The only way to watch the movie, in a true corny-Christmas fashion, is...

Is Die Hard a Christmas Movie?

Known as the “film connoisseur” of my family, it is rare that I go a holiday season without being asked for my take on the age-old question; whether the 1988 cult classic Die Hard is a Christmas movie. For me, the answer is simple, Die Hard is in fact a Christmas...

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...
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