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Senior DJs to face off tonight in “Step Up” DJ Competition Dance

Joel Hoover Editor-in-Chief A star-studded selection of senior Messiah disc jockeys will take their respective shots tonight at a place in Spring Fling. Messiah’s Student Activities Board will be hosting a “Step Up” themed DJ Competition Dance tonight in the Larsen Student Union. The dance will run from 8 p.m. to midnight. “The DJ Dance […]

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Messiah closed for remainder of Thursday; event schedule updated

Joel Hoover Editor-in-Chief Messiah College has announced that it is closed for the remainder of Thursday, Mar. 5 due to ongoing snowfall and slippery conditions. Several campus events for today have been cancelled, while others are still taking place. The college had originally attempted to open for the day, as 8 a.m. classes were in […]

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Marvel introducing new female heroes this May

Alyssa Burd Student Writer Marvel has recently taken the initiative to move both its newest characters–and fan base–to more women and girls. As part of this initiative, the Marvel Universe will be introducing a new team of female Avengers–known as “The A-Force”–to their comics this May. This group of heroines will include several new characters […]

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Messiah opening at 10 a.m. due to icy conditions

Joel Hoover Editor-in-Chief Messiah College will be opening at 10 a.m. today due to icy roads and sidewalks. There will be a modified two-hour delay schedule in place. The icy conditions had prompted a campus-wide message to be sent last night on Messiah’s text alert system. This message stated that the school was aware of […]

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Week at a Glance: March 2-8

Joel Hoover Editor-in-Chief Another busy week of events is in store around the campus of Messiah College. Below is a compiled list of the events and activities happening around the college this coming week from Monday, Mar. 2 through Sunday, Mar. 8. Alternate Chapels Dr. Michael Zigarelli will be be leading an alternate chapel on Innovation […]

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Annual “Celebrating Black Diversity” showcasing music, student talent tonight

By Joel Hoover Editor-in-Chief With Black History Month coming to a close, Messiah has another special event in store to celebrate. The Black Student Union’s annual “Celebrating Black Diversity” event will be held in the Larsen Student Union tonight at 8 p.m. Music, student performances and free soul food will all be offered at the […]

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Campus Operations announces lifting of propane restrictions beginning Sunday

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By Joel Hoover Editor-in-Chief After four days of diminished room temperatures and other restrictions due to low incoming supplies of propane gas, Messiah’s campus Operations have announced that the restrictions will be lifted this Sunday with normal campus operations set to resume. The restrictions in propane usage had been announced Tuesday after several days of […]

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NPR’s Michele Norris encourages “seeking different perspectives” in keynote Symposium address on race

By Ashlyn Miller Student Writer For Michele Norris, finding her niche in the journalism world was not a journey with a straight path, but rather one she fondly recalls “taking many left turns.” Norris, an Emmy-award winning journalist for National Public Radio (NPR), spoke at Parmer Hall on Thursday night as part of the 2015 […]

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The Pulse Announces Its Switch from Newspaper to Magazine

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  One College Avenue Suite 3058 Mechanicsburg, PA 17055 CONTACT: Lauren Piccioni thepulse@messiah.edu (717) 691-6081 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 27, 2015 The Pulse Announces Its Switch from Newspaper to Magazine Mechanicsburg, Pa. – The Pulse announces a format switch for The Swinging Bridge from a bi- weekly newspaper to a monthly magazine. The change follows approval by the […]

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Award-winning journalist Michele Norris highlights third day of Humanities Symposium

Swinging Bridge staff report Award-winning journalist Michelle Norris will be delivering the keynote lecture of the 2015 Humanities Symposium tonight at 7 p.m. in the High Center’s Parmer Hall. The title of her lecture is “Eavesdropping on America’s Conversation About Race” with reflections from her position as a journalist. Admission is free, but a ticket is […]

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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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