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Student Stress During Finals Week

Alyssa Burd Student Writer Finals week is rapidly approaching and almost every student at Messiah College is beginning to experience some degree of stress. In fact, the majority of students on college campuses across the nation have claimed that their number one cause of stress is directly related to their final examinations. According to a […]

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Jon Bellion’s Performance At Wednesday’s B-Sides

Rose Talbot Student Writer Last Wednesday, Jon Bellion played in a B-Sides Concert. Bellion is a singer-songwriter and record producer who is best known for writing the chorus to “The Monster,” Eminem’s Grammy-winning song featuring Rihanna. He also co-wrote and produced Jason Derulo’s catchy hit “Trumpets,” which probably got stuck in all our heads at […]

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Local Breeches rope swing comes down after ongoing problems

Joel Hoover Editor-in-Chief David Yoder had always been fond of seeing people have a good time playing in the Yellow Breeches Creek behind his house about a mile downstream from Messiah. “I enjoyed seeing these young people have a good time,” he recalled. “We’d hear them splashing around and I took pleasure in seeing mothers […]

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Week at a Glance: April 27-May 3

Joel Hoover Editor-in-Chief Alternate Chapels A Peace Speech Contest featuring student speeches and a Q&A time facilitated by George Pickens, will be held Monday at 4 p.m. in Frey 110. Students are invited to join the Management and Business Department for their awards ceremony on Monday at 4:30 p.m. in Hostetter Chapel. Members of the department will be honored for their […]

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Earthkeepers holding cleaning event for Earth Day

Joel Hoover Editor-in-Chief The Earthkeepers club will be holding a special cleaning event in celebration of today’s Earth Day. The club will be having a clean up day for nearby Lisburn Rd. beginning today at 4:30 p.m. Club members have invited the campus community to meet at the Women’s Restoration House on Grantham Rd. before […]

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Fashion Column: Dress Fest

Bree Whitelock Opinions Editor Nothing shouts that warm weather is finally here more than pockets of girls spread throughout campus wearing their favorite summer-themed dresses. If you thought nothing’s been easier since the grab-n-go section of the Union, then you haven’t experienced “fab-n-go”. The simplicity of the modern dress is an essential necessity to any […]

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Retiring Professor Bio: Jim Gustafson

Myriam Pedercini  Student Writer Associate Professor of Health and Human Performances, Dr. Jim Gustafson, will also be retiring this spring […]

Retiring Professor Bio: Spud Wentzell

Myriam Pedercini  Student Writer Professor of Health and Physical education Dr. Spud Wentzell has considered his teaching goal to be […]

Retiring Professor Bio: Kathleen Quimby

Myriam Pedercini  Student Writer After thirty years teaching for Messiah College as Senior Lecturer in Humanities and Director of Supplemental […]

The Swinging Bridge: April 16, 2015 (Final Newspaper Edition)

PHOTOS: Eggstravaganza revamps traditional egg hunt

Madeline Crocenzi Student Writer This year’s annual Eyas Easter egg hunt led hundreds of students on a wild, golden egg […]

Week at a Glance: April 13-19

Joel Hoover Editor-in-Chief Several of Messiah’s biggest events of the year will be happening this week, both on and off […]


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