Day: November 3, 2021

Online enrichment credits removed, students express their opinions

On Friday, October 22, Southern Adventist University President Ken Shaw sent students an email stating that although the campus would retain its indoor mask mandate until further notice, senior administration had lifted restrictions on indoor and in-person events, including events with food.  However, he explained that every other row seating would be maintained for Vespers …

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At least 11 cultural credit opportunities planned for the rest of the semester

Written by: Cassidy Connolly and Amanda Blake  As of Wednesday, November 3, Southern is planning to hold at least 11 more events that offer cultural credit. Upcoming events include convocation on November 4, hosted by Student Association; senior recitals on November 7, 10 and 14 in Ackerman Auditorium and Southern Symphony Orchestra’s concert on November …

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Food Services responds to student complaints about vending machines

Stocking campus vending machines has been a challenge for Food Services due to the global pandemic, low-staffing and supply chain disruptions, according to Food Services. The Accent posted a poll on Instagram to hear students’ opinions of the campus vending machines. The poll asked how often campus vending machines malfunctioned, how often they did not …

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SVAD professor shares her story about ALS diagnosis

In 2017, School of Visual Art and Design Professor Victoria Carlson was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as ALS, which is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. Despite challenges she faces, Carlson has not stopped doing what she loves — teaching. “My thought process …

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UTK Urban Forestry students present plan to save Greenway trees

A University of Tennessee professor has estimated that 100% of the trees in the Greenway will die without treatment, according to an analysis presented to a gathering of Collegedale officials by college students working on a management plan for the city’s Greenway.  Students from the Urban Forestry Program at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, presented …

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Resilience: The ability to bend with the wind without breaking

Written by: Tami Navalon Many have been comforted by the phrase, “This too shall pass,” as it serves as a reminder that our discomfort and distress will pass as all moments, difficult or easy, eventually do. Many right now may be waiting for this semester, the time-consuming course, relationship distress or financial strain to pass. …

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