June 18th, 2014
Students Alex Correia and Ian Morrison are selling produce from the on-campus Grantham Community Garden this summer at a new locale–the New Cumberland Farmers Market. Their hopes for the anew market are shared in this June 18 Patriot-News article.
Read “Messiah College students join forces with New Cumberland Farmers Market.”
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May 2nd, 2014
Student Mitch McClure ’14 and alumnus Rolando Vega ’13 filmed “Downward,” a short, post-apocalyptic film that will premier at the Carlisle Theatre May 3. The Carlisle Sentinel previewed the film and interviewed the McClure and Vega for a May 1 article.
Read “Messiah students to premiere new post-apocalyptic short film at Carlisle Theatre.”
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February 7th, 2014
Ricardo Plummer, a senior on the wrestling team, recounts for the York Dispatch in a Feb. 5 article his challenging childhood in Panama, Brooklyn and eventually York.
Read “Hard times fuel York Suburban grad to wrestling success at Messiah.”
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January 6th, 2014
Josh Wood talks in a Dec. 26 interview with the Kingsport Times News about the injuries he overcame to be a member of the 2013 National Championship team.
Read “Former South soccer standout overcomes injuries to win 4th title, player of the year award.”
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November 19th, 2013
Student Hope Johnson `14 has demonstrated significant resilience as a college student with cerebral palsy. The Harrisburg Patriot-News featured this remarkable student in their Nov. 17 edition.
Read “A message of hope: Messiah College student determined to not let cerebral palsy slow her down.”
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October 15th, 2013
First-year student Sarah Voska had a letter to the editor published in the Oct. 2 Chicago Tribune in response to America’s two-party system and its current inability to keep the government functioning.
Read “A lesson in political science.”
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June 4th, 2013
abc27 recently did a story on student Kris Sledge `13 who graduated from Messiah on May 18 after surviving a terrorist bombing in Uganda in 2010.
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March 4th, 2013
A March 4 story in the Chronicle of Higher Education features Messiah College Internship Director Mike True and current intern Rachel Vandernick, intern at an accounting firm. The story explores the value of internships in today’s job market.
“Internships make the difference” is not available online.
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October 18th, 2012
Professor Douglas Jacobsen, distinguished professor of church history, and senior Abby Madden `13 are quoted in an Oct. 18 York Daily Record article about a recent Pew Study that found that fewer and fewer young people are identifying as religious.
Read “Local college officials, students discuss a new study indicating a lack of religious adherence among young people.”
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July 25th, 2012
Student Kenzie Alexander traveled to New Orleans with other young Lutherans committed to the themes of practicing discipleship, peacemaking and justice. A July 24 Baton Rouge Advocate story talks about the students, their mission and their impact on the region.
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