Day: November 3, 2020

Sustainable Fashion

The current consumer culture in the United States has perpetuated a system that allows for the destruction and depletion of our planet as well as the exploitation of workers in underdeveloped countries. This is both an environmental and humanitarian crisis, and one of the biggest causes is found within the fashion industry.  The fashion industry …

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Early and absentee voter turnout surpasses 2.1 million in Tennessee

At the close of the polls on Wednesday, Oct. 28 Tennessee counties reported higher numbers of voter turnout than ever before. This is a 38% increase statewide of early in-person and absentee votes cast by mail compared to the 2016 presidential election, according to the Tennessee Secretary of State’s website. The website also stated that …

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‘Just do it!’: Southern student entrepreneurs share lessons learned

From thrifted clothes to dorm essentials, Southern students  have started their own businesses on campus, in addition to trying to balance their course loads.  By selling painted t-shirts to promote original art or selling thrifted items to raise money as a nonprofit, students have found multiple ways to launch  business ventures. Just this fall, freshman …

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Hispanic Church of Ooltewah receives Help from Maranatha Volunteer International Ministries

Ten years ago, a group of church members from SuCasa Collegedale Spanish-American SDA Church formed another congregation known as Ooltewah Hispanic SDA Church. For the past eight years, the group has been renting from the Ooltewah Methodist Church. During that time, one of the church leaders asked the congregation’s pastor, Juan Antonio Sandoval, if they …

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Government funds, COVID-19-related savings offset Southern’s pandemic expenses

COVID-19 has caused substantial financial setbacks at numerous schools across the nation. According to a recent New York Times article, the pandemic forced American universities both large and small to make deep cuts in their budgets and has cost them at least $120 billion. Southern Adventist University, on the other hand, has been able to …

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