Day: June 4, 2020

‘I do not have answers, but I know the One who does’: I still choose to bless him

Can I confess something? Lately, I’ve had a hard time connecting with God like I usually do. One of the things I often speak passionately about is creating a rhythm of communion with God – a regular time and physical space and way of connecting with God that’s predictable and comfortable – something you look …

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Students receive financial help from Southern, government

Due to the financial impact of COVID-19, many students received money from Southern and even the government.  According to the Chattanooga Times Free Press, Southern is one of the institutions in eastern Tennessee that received government funds as a response to COVID-19 and the financial effects to the university. The university received $2.44 million of …

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‘When the baby got sick, that’s when my fear really tightened up’: A mother shares her experience with COVID-19

Though the doctors had not yet confirmed it, Angela Fuentes, a mass communication online student, recognized the symptoms.  First, her mother-in-law got sick, with a fever reaching over 103 degrees. Then, three days later, her husband started experiencing strong headaches, coughs and loss of taste. Not long after, Fuentes started feeling weak with fatigue.  It …

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“That goal is change. Voices need to be heard”: Students join global movement for racial justice

Protests flooded streets across the country and calls for justice spread on social media as thousands mourned the death of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died in the custody of Minneapolis police. The May 25 incident also sparked outrage among Southern students, many of whom spoke up about the tragedy. According to CNN, …

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Senate Leadership Scholarship Committee to choose from top candidates

The applications for the Student Association (SA) Senate Leadership Scholarship opened up to eligible student leaders across the Southern Adventist University campus earlier this year  At a Senate meeting on March 4, 2020, Natasya Panjaitan and Rodny Aquino presented a proposal for additional funding for the scholarship, according to the Senate Minutes.  According to Panjaitan …

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Southern’s Enactus team places second in national competition

For the third year in a row, the Southern Enactus team has placed second in itsleague of the Enactus United States National Exposition. Unlike previous times, this year’s competition took place online due to COVID-19.  The Enactus United States National Exposition took place from May 6 to May 14. More than 40 chapters from various …

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