Posts From Julena Allen

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Wisdom Gained Through Experience

Education should go well beyond the classroom, with those students who succeed in life looking for opportunities to apply their learning in as many places as possible. For senior communication

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Student Authors New Book on Poetry

“Writing is my way to subtly ‘spill tea’ or just keep myself sane, processing life. I couldn’t stop writing if I wanted to,” says DeAndra Merrills, junior English major at

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Creative Writing Club Meets Every Wednesday Evening

Wednesday, Aug. 30 marked the first meeting of this year’s Rough Writers creative writing club for students at Southwestern Adventist University. Rough Writers is a time for students to get

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Southwestern Welcomes New School Year by Eating Sun

The first day of the 2017-18 school year at Southwestern Adventist University might have looked to some like the End of Days, but it was just coincidence that classes started

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Statistics Show Odds Are In Favor of Southwestern Graduates

Graduation weekend, May 5-7, is just around the corner. This year, a total of 149 students are graduating from Southwestern Adventist University in addition to four guest graduates from various

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Communication Students, Faculty Recognized for Their Films

Southwestern’s Communication Department continues to receive awards and recognition for their films by regional, national and international festivals and organizations. In addition to having Kyle Portbury, an award-winning film director

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High Schoolers Win Scholarships at 48-Hour Film Challenge

Southwestern Adventist University’s Department of Communication wrapped up its second annual 48-Hour Film Challenge with an award ceremony for the participating high school students on Saturday night, March 25.  This

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Eight Communication Students To Attend SONscreen Film Festival

Eight communication students from Southwestern Adventist University will fly to Loma Linda University April 6-9 to be a part of the annual SONscreen Film Festival. SONscreen Film Festival is conducted

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Annual Creative Writing Contest Offers Cash Prizes to Students

Southwestern Adventist University’s seventh annual Creative Writing Contest presents the opportunity for students to share their creative writing skills and possibly even earn money for it. Sponsored by The Rough

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High Schoolers to Get More Intimate Look at SWAU through University Experience

March 23-26 marks the second University Experience of the year at Southwestern. This year, Southwestern Adventist University will have three opportunities for high school and academies to visit. One was