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Why I Relay and why you should too

Sarah Goldy-Brown Student Writer Cancer has always been part of my story. In September of 2001, doctors diagnosed my younger sister Kelly (age two at the time) with retinoblastoma, a rare form of eye cancer. Kelly won her fight with cancer, but cancer took away her right eye. She will never be able to watch […]

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Obama’s three year war initiative against ISIS

Daniel Eckert Student Writer The President of the United States America has officially asked Congress to declare a three year war initiative against ISIS. This is a monumental moment in the history of the president’s foreign policy, especially considering it is a presidency built on the agenda of ending the Iraq conflict and the war […]

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Fashion Column: Surviving the propane shortage in style

Bree Whitelock Opinions Editor The days are cold, the nights are colder, and temperatures in specific buildings on campus are only dropping due to propane shortages. Fashion doesn’t stop for a change in temperature, however. It merely adapts and improvises. Students are grabbing the opportunity to layer up and bundle up. Here are some examples […]

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AP US History Ban

Daniel Eckert Student Writer On February 17, Oklahoma House Committee voted in favor of banning AP history level courses from high-schools. Led by Conservatives and Tea Party members, the reasoning for the ban was a concern for public school children who may potentially be exposed to information that was not explicitly “patriotic” and perhaps marginalized […]

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Fashion Column: 10 outfits that will make you want to start thrifting

Bree Whitelock Opinions Editor It is no secret that college students are short on cash, but Messiah students show that it does not have to impact your wardrobe. Thrifting is an exceptional alternative for finding pieces to create an original outfit while still dressing on a dime. Stores such as Urban Outfitters and Free People […]

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Measles: The unlikely political platform

By Daniel Eckert Student Writer As winter draws to a close, the annual parade of diseases begins. It seems as if every year there is some form of virus which will surely annihilate us all if we do not take the necessary precautions such as washing our hands, avoiding contact with the sick, soaking our […]

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Fashion Column: Do It In Denim

Breanna Whitelock Opinions Editor What better cure to the winter blues than the hue itself? It has seemingly become a trend to shy away from denim in favor of alternate clothing materials, but denim is branded into the fashion spectrum for the long haul. It is an easy-access clothing item that everyone has in their […]

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Politics Column: Analysis and implications of the State of the Union address

By Dan Eckert Student Writer And so, 2015 has begun: a year many hope will bring good fortune, the return of a strong economy, and perhaps a more productive Congress. Fortunately for President Obama, the economy is holding strong and, within the court of public opinion, his approval ratings have soared to 50% for the […]

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Election of Tom Wolf poised to bring changes to fracking in Pennsylvania

By Sarah Voska Student Writer During the final week of J-Term, a significant change will hit Harrisburg when new Pennsylvania governor Tom Wolf takes office. Wolf is unique in that he is one of few people to be able to knock an incumbent governor out of their seat, a feat he was able to achieve […]

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Fashion Column: Dress to Impress

By Bree Whitelock Opinions Editor This week’s column sought out students who were not afraid to break out of the normal college fashion realm to take their attire from comfortably classic to classily chic. Most of the time, the way college students dress is meant to be multi-purpose, allowing us to transition from a busy […]

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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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