Day: December 1, 2020

A message for those who can’t wait for Winter break to be over

While for some winter break is a time to feel rejuvenated and refreshed after a difficult semester, for others it is the complete opposite. Not everyone has a great relationship with their family. Not everyone can retreat to his or her home. Extended breaks from school can actually be an incredibly testing and difficult time …

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‘Surrendering your plans to God’: Learning from the faith of Mary

Hebrews 11, known as the “Faith Chapter,” is one of the most famous chapters in the Bible. In it, Paul gives examples of people of faith ranging from Abel to Rahab, after which Paul writes that he doesn’t have any more time to continue. There are so many characters in the Bible that could be …

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Yechezkel Sisler shares experience as
a Chassidic Jew in an Adventist school

While Southern Adventist University is a Seventh-day Adventist institution, several students do not identify with the Adventist belief system.  In a poll conducted on the Accent’s Instagram account, students were asked if they considered themselves to be Seventh-day Adventist. Out of 416 responses, 38 students, or 9%, said “no.” In a separate poll, students were …

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Soups, sandwiches, salads, and shakes to be served at Ooltewah Whistlestop off of Main Street

Projected to open by the beginning of December, the historically inspired Ooltewah Whistlestop will feature a variety of gourmet soups, salads and sandwiches, as well as giant handcrafted milkshakes with several toppings. The new venue will also include rental space for events on the second and third floors. All elements, including the tiles and booths …

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Christina Clark installed as new president of the Tennessee Recreation and Parks Association

The City of Collegedale Parks and Recreation announced on Nov. 19 via Facebook that Christina Clark, recreation program specialist, would be installed as the 2020-2021 Tennessee Recreation and Parks Association (TRPA) President. According to the website, TRPA is a nonprofit professional society of approximately 800 individuals and agency members. Organized in 1952, the organization  exists …

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Winter 2021 semester to follow similar COVID-19 guidelines as fall semester

As in-person classes have come to an end for this semester, Southern’s administration is preparing for the Winter 2021 semester. With the many changes presented during the Fall 2020 semester and the rising cases of COVID-19 in the Hamilton County area, Southern’s administration and faculty are considering what changes will be made to Southern’s academic …

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