Day: October 29, 2019

Thatcher Gym closes until winter semester

The Thatcher Hall gym is currently closed due to renovations in the dorm’s ventilation system. The construction was initiated earlier this summer, however it has taken longer than expected for the construction to conclude. The ventilation replacement was originally scheduled to end in mid-September, the same time the gym was supposed to open. However, according …

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Southern students share experience with Hong Kong protests

Anne Pondi, a Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) freshman, lived in Hong Kong before the protests started. She was also there when the Hong Kong government proposed the extradition bill, a law that would allow criminal suspects to be taken to mainland China for trial. Pondi was still a student at Hong Kong Adventist Academy the …

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Giving Day to be student-focused

Southern Adventist University’s fourth annual Giving Day will be held on Nov. 5-6 and will feature departmental giving and events aimed to engage students, according to Annual Giving Coordinator Sandra Delgado. Delgado said this year’s Giving Day has a renewed student-focused purpose. “We are just trying to involve students in the whole experience because it’s …

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Empowering Minds becomes first mental awareness club

Empowering Minds has become Southern’s first mental awareness club. According to Nathan Martin, club president, the goal of the club is not to replace professional help but rather to provide a place of support and awareness. The club was introduced this summer. “Our goal is simply to start a conversation and get people interested or …

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