Day: October 6, 2020

Latin American Heritage Week: Latino Culture and Adventism

Written by Marie Rodriguez It is not dubious to claim that someone’s culture significantly molds them into the individual they are today. As the child of immigrant parents from Mexico and El Salvador, I can testify to this. From eating foods that seemed very distinct to those of my classmates during my elementary, middle and …

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LIVING LATINX: What students on campus love about their culture

There is no doubt that the customs and cultures that surround us growing up directly affect the lifestyles we live today. This month, we are highlighting what students who grew up as a part of the Latino culture appreciate the most and how that upbringing  is reflected in their lives today. We asked our Latino …

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Latino Culture and Adventism: the clashes and the similarities

When worlds collide: Adventism clashes with Latin culture Written by Shayla Moguel It is not dubious to claim that someone’s culture significantly molds them into the individual they are today. As the child of immigrant parents from Mexico and El Salvador, I can testify to this. From eating foods that seemed very distinct to those …

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LAC celebrates Latin American Heritage Month: A review of the plans

In past years, Southern Adventist University’s Latin American Club (LAC) concluded Latin American Heritage Month with LAC night — a night consisting of various Latino foods, cultural performances and activities. Due to this semester’s COVID-19 restrictions and the amount of  precautions it takes to put on an event, LAC has decided not to host in-person events, …

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‘Truth is Stranger’: Film Professor Directs New Movie.

Film professor Nick Livanos recently finished shooting his latest film, “Truth is Stranger.” Shooting started on Sept. 17 and ended on the 20th, with many students helping.  Professor Livanos described the film as “weird and random.”  “‘Truth is Stranger’ is a bizarre short film about fiction itself,” Livanos said. “[The film] is much more about …

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Collegedale cancels annual ‘Spirit of Christmas’ parade

On Sep. 17, Collegedale’s Parks and Recreation Department announced that it would be canceling the annual Spirit of Christmas parade that was scheduled for Dec. 6.  According to the City of Collegedale’s website, the parade was canceled after considering the current Tennessee Pledge Executive Orders regarding hosting parades and learning that several of the key …

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Mental Health Club Hosts ‘Coffee and Conversations’ Meetings at Local Coffee Shops

On Friday, Sept. 18, Southern’s Mental Health Club, better known as Empowering Minds, held its second “Coffee and Conversations” meeting of the Fall 2020 semester. The gatherings began at the beginning of the 2019–2020 school year and are approaching their tenth event, scheduled for Oct. 9. Mental Health Club President Nathan Martin, a senior nursing …

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Is it Prime? Students share their experience working in the Amazon Warehouse

Between navigating stimulus checks and rising unemployment levels, many students were able to find employment through jobs at Amazon warehouses. In March, Amazon announced IT would hire over 175,000 temporary full- and part-time employees across North America, 125,000 of which would have the potential for staying with the company. In June, officials at Chattanooga’s Amazon …

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