November 23, 2014

Professor Publishes Book on Jonathan

Glen Robinson

Glen Robinson, professor of communication, is launching his 19th book on Dec. 1, but this time it’s a little different from the modern Christian suspense he is known for. Titled Chosen, the book is about the first prince of Israel, Jonathan, son of King Saul. Robinson started writing the book in August, 2014. He says that the story of Jonathan is in fact “very heroic and full of adventure.” The thing that made Jonathan so special is that he was dedicated to God, loyal to his father, yet was … [Read more...]

Marketing Announces Video Contest for Students

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Low Gas Prices Benefit SWAU Students

The closest gas station to SWAU campus has great gas price.

  With gas prices in Texas being as low as they are, Southwestern Adventist University students are taking advantage of filling up their car while saving money. “We are really lucky here in Texas,” says Christian Santizo, senior accounting major. “We have some of the lowest gas prices compared to other states.” The price of gas has dropped 13 cents and hasn’t been this low since December 2010. This is great news for students, because it saves them money while filling up their … [Read more...]

SA To Host Open Mic Night

open mic night

The Student Association will host an open mic night Saturday Nov. 15. The event will take place at the Student Center at 8 p.m. Students are invited to showcase talents such as singing, poetry reading, and drama performances. Originally, the student association had planned a talent show for this Saturday. “The open mic night is a more casual event. We had intended on having our (Adventist Intercollegiate Association) fundraiser this Saturday, however, now we are planning on raising that money … [Read more...]

Students React to Presidential Inauguration

Dr. Ken Shaw greets Raquel Acevedo, freshman education major, after Inaugural Ceremony.

To formally welcome new president Dr. Ken Shaw, Southwestern Adventist University held a two-day inaugural celebration last week that stirred up quite the excitement among students around campus. The events consisted of an Inaugural Gala, a $100-a-seat benefit dinner to raise money for student scholarships, the Inaugural Ceremony, featuring faculty, past presidents, Board members, delegates, emeriti, and community guests, and a light lunch reception in the Chan Shun Centennial Library … [Read more...]

Senior Yearbook Photos Slated for Nov. 9-18

Southwestern is far enough along in the fall semester to start thinking about yearbooks, and seniors especially should be thinking about getting their pictures taken. Photo sessions for seniors are scheduled Nov. 9-18. In addition, a make-up day is scheduled: Tuesday, Nov. 18 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Photos will be taken at Moran Hall, north of the library parking lot. Acccording to Photographer Jerry Potter, dress requirements are fake tuxedos for men (white T-shirts with no writing on them). … [Read more...]

Rough Writers To Hold Annual Poetry Slam

PoetrySlam

Rough Writers is the creative writing club on campus. The group meets on Thursdays at 5 p.m. to talk about creative writing, read through one of the member’s manuscripts, or do writing exercises to improve their writing. Typically, the club does two school-wide activities during the year. In the spring semester, they hold a creative writing contest. There are two categories: poetry and short stories. The contest is open to all Southwestern students, with a cash prize for first and second … [Read more...]

Presidential Inauguration Set for Friday

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Students Are Excited About New IHOP

The new IHOP restaurant is located on 174 across from Albertson's in Cleburne.

With the news of an International House of Pancakes being built in Cleburne, Southwestern Adventist University students are getting ready to enjoy the 24-hour diner. “Having an IHOP close by is really exciting,” says Christian Santizo, senior accounting major. “First their pancakes are really good and having them close by is great. IHOP is much better than Denny’s and most importantly it’s my favorite American restaurant for breakfast.” Students generally have a busy schedule, and some … [Read more...]

Missions Emphasis Week Set for November

At their latest meeting, the Missions Club worked on plans for Missions Emphasis Week.

November 10 to 15 will be Missions Emphasis Week at Southwestern. Missions Club is planning the week with a purpose is to increase awareness of the student missionaries who are out serving and to encourage students to become involved in missions. Isaí Ramírez, Missions Club president, says Missions Emphasis Week is one of his favorite weeks during the school year. He wants everyone to be a missionary, whether in this country or another one. Right now, Southwestern has five student … [Read more...]