Day: January 23, 2020

Bietz Center faces 5 to 6 months delay

A mix of wet weather and unforeseen circumstances has put the Bietz Center for Student Life five to six months behind schedule, according to Marty Hamilton, associate vice president of financial administration.  Hamilton attributes the delay to the contractors’ limited five-days-a-week work schedule, costly corrections that have affected the building progress and rain.  “Rain was …

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Student-started Chinese Seventh-day Adventist Church blooms in Collegedale

Less than three years ago, the earliest members of the High Point Chinese Seventh-day Adventist Fellowship were worshiping in Dennis Li’s family living room. The group has grown rapidly, however, establishing itself as a spiritual presence in Ooltewah. While attending an Adventist-Laymen’s Services & Industries convention in 2017 in Texas, out of hundreds of attendees, …

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2020 Chattanooga Women’s Rally generates varying responses to the event’s agenda

On Jan. 18, roughly 80 individuals, including Southern students, gathered in Miller Park in Downtown Chattanooga on a wet, chilly Saturday morning to participate in the 2020 Chattanooga Women’s Rally to advocate for an inclusive American culture characterized by civility and respect, according to the rally’s official website. Coverage from Times Free Press over the …

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Southern student selling artwork to fight Australian bushfires

Senior fine art major Darcie Denton is selling her artwork to support relief efforts for the Australian bushfires. She has been creating prints of koalas using linocut techniques, which is a form of printmaking. Currently, she has raised $140. As of Jan. 6, at least 25 lives have been claimed by the bushfires, according to …

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Lynn H. Wood Archeological Museum opens new rare Bible exhibit

The Lynn H. Wood Archeological museum opened its new exhibit to the public last Wednesday, Jan. 15. “From Script to Scriptures” features a collection of rare Bibles and Christian books from different time periods.  In celebration of the exhibit, invited guests attended a banquet, as well as a lecture, and received an exclusive tour of …

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