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‘Christianity amid systemic racism is an oxymoron’: Visiting pastor Cyneatha Millsaps challenges EMU community

Cyneatha Millsaps is lead pastor of Community Mennonite Church in the Chicago suburb of Markham, Illinois, and multicultural liaison/consultant for Illinois Mennonite Conference. She’s a community activist and advocate for ... read more about ‘Christianity amid systemic racism is an oxymoron’: Visiting pastor Cyneatha Millsaps challenges EMU community

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Alumnus Gilberto Perez Jr. earns two awards for work in education and advocacy for the Indiana Latino community

Gilberto Perez Jr., senior director of intercultural development & educational partnerships at Goshen College, is the recipient of two awards from statewide organizations for his work in education and advocacy ... read more about Alumnus Gilberto Perez Jr. earns two awards for work in education and advocacy for the Indiana Latino community

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Tres leches cake and cross-cultural theme wins big at annual International Education Week food fest

International Education Week’s annual incarnation, planned by Multicultural and International Student Services, brought a host of educational and indeed, delicious, events to Eastern Mennonite University Sept. 12-16. With the theme ... read more about Tres leches cake and cross-cultural theme wins big at annual International Education Week food fest

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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’