Day: February 23, 2022

Southern mourns the sudden loss of Professor Mark Peach

Southern Adventist University is mourning the sudden loss of Mark Peach, a history and political studies professor who served the institution and its students for 35 years. Peach passed away while at his home sometime during the February 11 to 13 weekend, according to Lisa Diller, chair of the History and Political Studies Department.  According …

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National Eating Disorder Awareness Week provides support on campus

Written by: Maynard Wheeler III Southern Adventist University is observing National Eating Disorder Awareness Week from Monday, February 21, to Friday, February 25. The awareness week was created to support the community by providing help and awareness to those that need it, according to Tami Navalon, a professor in the Graduate Professional Counseling Program. According …

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Students express frustration over book costs and distribution methods on campus

Written by: Megan Yoshioka and Madison Reinschmidt Various students on Southern Adventist University’s campus have expressed frustrations over the extra book costs and fees for classes. According to Finn Knauss, senior business administration student, he has recently interacted with multiple students who complained about classes that rely on online learning platforms that cost extra, such …

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SA election candidates share platforms during election speeches 

Student Association (SA) election candidates Lilly Jorgenson, Erla Trevedan, Htet Myint and Kenneth Bautista gave their election speeches at the 11 a.m. convocation at the Iles P.E. Center on Thursday, February 17. According to Assistant for Student Development John Boone, over 320 students attended the convocation.  In her speech, Jorgensen, senior fine arts major and …

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Crumbleberry Market reopens after closing for renovations

Crumbleberry Market, an eatery owned by Southern alumna Nicole Gustman, reopened on February 15 at Fleming Plaza.   The market offers a variety of options, including gluten free foods, soy free products and dairy free cheeses.  Crumbleberry Market first opened in March 2021, Gustman said in an interview with the Accent; but it closed for the …

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Southern students attend annual Tennessee Women’s Policy Conference 

Written by: Celeste Brooks Southern’s History and Political Science department sponsored four students to attend the statewide annual womens’ policy conference on February 3, 2022. The policy conference brought experts from both inside and outside of Tennessee to analyze and inform on issues within the state. “They were invited to talk about what’s going on, …

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‘Take action today and start with a good laugh’

Written by: Delaney Harris Editor’s note: The following article is written by a counseling graduate student in partnership with Counseling Services and the Southern Accent. Laughter is universal. Author David Robinson said regardless of language, culture and religion, laughter is something we all seem to have in common worldwide. Robinson even cites research on laughter …

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