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Music video of children’s choir singing old favorite ‘Shenandoah’ in Shenandoah National Park touches hearts, goes viral

The Shenandoah Valley Children’s Choir singing “Shenandoah” at Shenandoah National Park? Yes, and there’s a music video to prove it. The video went viral after it was posted on Facebook ... read more about Music video of children’s choir singing old favorite ‘Shenandoah’ in Shenandoah National Park touches hearts, goes viral

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Ridgeway Mennonite Church, started by the college’s YPCA chapter in 1948, continues under Pastor Ben Risser and alumni leaders

 Pastor Ben Risser ’85, MACL ’04 was interviewed by Hannah Heinzekehr, executive director of The Mennonite, about his call to Ridgeway Mennonite Church in Harrisonburg, Virginia. Ridgeway was started by ... read more about Ridgeway Mennonite Church, started by the college’s YPCA chapter in 1948, continues under Pastor Ben Risser and alumni leaders

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From ditto to digital, Weather Vane and loyal staffers still ‘let readers know how the winds are blowing on campus’

From the first “Purple Press” issue printed as a mimeographed, letter-sized paper in 1939 to the Weather Vane online, the EMU student newspaper has been a vessel of student expression ... read more about From ditto to digital, Weather Vane and loyal staffers still ‘let readers know how the winds are blowing on campus’

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Supporting or solving the inequities of our economic system is a moral choice, says Shane Claiborne, partnering with Jubilee USA Network

It is not often we are challenged, head on, to rid the world of suffering by taking the words of Jesus literally. Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) students, faculty, and Harrisonburg ... read more about Supporting or solving the inequities of our economic system is a moral choice, says Shane Claiborne, partnering with Jubilee USA Network

D. Ralph Hostetter's dissertation on the Carolina Junco, adapted for the bulletin of the Virginia Society of Ornithology, was found at Eastern Mennonite University. For the record, we do know the specimens looking on in the photo above are a catbird, at left, and a tufted titmouse. (Photo by Joaquin Sosa)

A museum treasure comes to light: Professor D. Ralph Hostetter’s love of ‘God in nature’ and the Carolina Junco

While preparing exhibit items in the D. Ralph Hostetter Natural History Museum at Eastern Mennonite University for upcoming renovations, senior biochemistry major Eli Wenger found something that “made my hair ... read more about A museum treasure comes to light: Professor D. Ralph Hostetter’s love of ‘God in nature’ and the Carolina Junco

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Exploring history through film, music, literature and more, Mark Sawin’s interdisciplinary approach challenges student-scholars

Today’s students are “astute cultural historians who have been bombarded with media all of their lives,” says Eastern Mennonite University history professor Mark Sawin. “They’re immersed in film and music ... read more about Exploring history through film, music, literature and more, Mark Sawin’s interdisciplinary approach challenges student-scholars

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Shane Claiborne and Jubilee USA Network announce new partnership during EMU visit to address biblical vision for a just economy

Shane Claiborne of Red Letter Christians and Andrew Hanauer, campaigns director for Jubilee USA Network, will kick off a new partnership between the two organizations with a visit to Eastern ... read more about Shane Claiborne and Jubilee USA Network announce new partnership during EMU visit to address biblical vision for a just economy