Day: September 8, 2020

General Education – A necessity or a hassle?

The Foundation of any degree Written by Patrick McGraw College can be a strange place for  many students. An Adventist college may feel especially uncomfortable to freshmen just out of Adventist academies, as well as those  from non-Adventist schools who are experiencing one for the first time. Some of us are at Southern Adventist University …

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Collegedale Public Library reopens after months of closure

The Collegedale Public Library reopened Aug. 31 after months of being closed due to tornado damage and COVID-19.  On April 13, a tornado ripped through East Hamilton County, causing roof and building damage throughout the area.  According to Collegedale Public Library Director Natalie Wright, the library lost about one-fourth of its roof at the front …

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‘United in Prayer’: Students and faculty come together to stand against racial injustices

Written by Alyssa Rivas “God, please help us to be ambassadors that speak and aid in ending racial inequalities in America.” The closing line of  the prayer was part of a new initiative geared towards ending racial injustices in society. Every weekday, since the start of the Fall 2020 semester, a group has gathered at …

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‘…Just a minor annoyance’: A student shares his experience with quarantine

Aaron Mumu, a junior English major, set foot on campus on Friday Aug. 21, 2020. But, to his dismay, he was showing COVID-19 symptoms. Mumu had to be quarantined for six days. His symptoms cleared up by Monday with him testing negative for COVID-19 and he was released by Wednesday, Aug. 26. The Southern Accent …

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Food services implements ordering app, announces new eatery

On Monday, Aug. 31, Food Services Director Teddy Kyriakidis updated students about new changes at Food Services, including an online food ordering app and additional eateries. One of the most significant additions to Food Services this semester is the CBORD GET app. The new app allows students to order and pay for food online with …

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