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Korean Drummers and Native American Dancers to perform at International Education Week

Messiah College will host various events aimed at educating students and faculty about international cultures Nikki Rita News Editor Messiah College will host its 3rd annual International Education week from Monday, Nov. 12 to Friday, Nov. 16. International Education week is a national event that is co-sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and the […]

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J-Term: Should it stay or should it go?

Messiah College debates possible changes to J-Term Megan E. Bloom Student Writer That time of year is here once again: Spring Term registration. Along with signing up for major specific and general education courses, there is something special that second semester offers, which is January Term (J-Term). J-Term originally started in the early 70s with […]

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More flexible meal plan proposed

Messiah College’s meal plan may see dramatic changes in the future Sarah Fleischman A new meal plan proposal is awaiting approval by the President’s cabinet, which is meant to offer more flexibility to students. Mark Wirtz, director of Dining Services, said, “Students can control what they would like to eat, when they would like to […]

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The Sustainable Future of Messiah College

Megan E. Bloom Student Writer The patio of Larsen Student Union was filled with people, locally grown produce, and a very hungry tortoise named Gilbert. The topic that was buzzing on everyone’s lips was sustainability. It was the Messiah College Office of Sustainability’s second annual Sustain-A-Fest on Thursday, October 4th. “One of the goals for […]

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Difficult Conversations Goes Political

Communication Department’s alternate chapel discusses how to talk about politics the right way Sarah Doucette Student Writer On Oct. 23, Messiah College’s Communication Department and the Associate Dean’s team will host this year’s Difficult Conversations event—with a twist. With the election coming up this year, Difficult Conversations is going political. Students can receive chapel credit […]

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Recruitment Overseas II

Features Editor: Nicholas Tay How and where does Messiah increase international student enrollment in spite of heavy competition? With diversity and globalization major buzzwords on campuses these days, colleges place an emphasis on recruiting students from around the world. Messiah College is no exception. However, Messiah has an obvious disadvantage: it is comparatively small to […]

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What to do on your day off

Have a movie marathon Bake! Try that recipe on Pinterest you’ve always wanted to try Have a floor pancake dinner Have random dance parties Have a worship night with your floor or apartment Play consequences. You can find instructions on how to play here Finally do laundry! Rearrange your room. Play ninja. Get instructions on how to […]

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Messiah’s Overseas Recruitment: Students’ Perspectives.

Features Editor: Nicholas Tay Three Malaysian students provide insight on how they found Messiah College In the late winter of 2011, President Kim Phipps, vice president of enrollment John Chopka, and assistant director of admissions for international student recruitment Cindy Blount, traded the cold of Grantham for the sunny climate of Asia as they arranged […]

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Messiah College implements 3 new study abroad programs

By Shannon Cochran Office Manager Messiah College’s Intercultural office is currently offering 38 study abroad programs for the 2012-2013 school year. “We try our best to make it so all majors can have the opportunity to study abroad in some form,” said Faith Minnich, Director of International Programs. An average of 200 Messiah students per […]

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Department of Safety partners with student EMTs to create a campus EMS program

By: Megan E. Bloom Emergency situations can strike at any moment even here on a small campus. To make sure that students and faculty can be taken care of promptly and properly, the Department of Safety and students with their Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certification have created the Messiah College Emergency Medical Service (MCEMS). The […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Fashion Column: Dress Fest

Bree Whitelock Opinions Editor Nothing shouts that warm weather is finally here more than pockets of girls spread throughout campus […]


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