February 13, 2016

Student Week of Prayer Begins Monday

Spring semester’s Student Week of Prayer is slated for next week, and will feature students from Southwestern’s Homiletics class speaking on the theme Engage, It’s Time. Each service will feature two speakers. Week of Prayer services will begin at 10:45 a.m. on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. On Tuesday and Thursday, Week of Prayer will start at 1 p.m. Wednesday will also feature an evening service which will begin at 7 pm. Week of Prayer will conclude on Sabbath morning at 10:15 … [Read more...]

SA Election Is Looking for A Few Good Men…and Women

Do you want more input into social events at Southwestern? Maybe you’ve always wanted the opportunity to share your creative ideas for students. Why not submit your name for consideration to become a Student Association officer for the 2016-2017 school year? Student Association will be accepting applications for students who want to become Student Association officers until Tuesday, Feb. 16. Positions you can apply for include President, Executive Vice President, Social Vice President, … [Read more...]

SA Plans Speed Dating Event for Feb. 10

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to speed date? Maybe you’ve wondered what it would be like to get to know new people and make new friends in a fun and quick manner? Then Speed Dating is for you. The event, being sponsored by Student Association, will be held at the Student Center on Wednesday, Feb 10 at 8 p.m. In speed dating, students will have the opportunity to ask questions and introduce themselves to other students in a quick and timely fashion. Students will be able to get … [Read more...]

Saxon Lecture To Focus on Old Testament Chronology

Dr. Lloyd Willis, retired religion professor from Southwestern Adventist University, will present the next installment of the Saxon Lecture Series on Saturday, Feb. 13. His topic is “Ellen White and Old Testament Chronology: What about the 6,000 years?” Willis taught for nearly 40 years, 15 of those years in India and 24 years at Southwestern Adventist University, serving for part of that time as chair of Southwestern’s religion department. “I never intended to become a teacher. I always … [Read more...]

Wilcox Serves on Editorial Committee for New Adventist Encyclopedia

Dr. Karl Wilcox, professor of English at Southwestern Adventist University, is serving on a new editorial committee responsible for writing the new Encyclopedia of Seventh-day Adventists. A 26-member editorial committee that included Wilcox met recently for the first time to discuss the topics and adjust the vision of the $1.6 million, five-year project. One of Wilcox’s roles on the editorial committee is to ensure that all articles are written in a scholarly manner. All the articles to be … [Read more...]

Meals On Wheels Is Looking for Volunteers

Interested in providing a helping hand? Southwestern’s biology and missions clubs have something for you. These two clubs are partnering with “Meals on Wheels” in order to bring prepared meals to households in the Keene and Cleburne area through volunteer drivers. The missions club has been involved with this program since last semester, and the biology club has decided to join them to expand the program and provide more volunteers for this generous deed. Food is prepared by the organization, … [Read more...]

Annual Hoops Classic Draws 48 Teams to Campus

Adventist academies and high schools from all over the U.S. and Puerto Rico will take part next week in the 21st Annual Hoops Classic hosted by Southwestern Adventist University. This year’s competition includes 48 teams, including a team from Puerto Rico. The Hoops Classic is an annual invitational basketball tournament where high schools compete, learn, and socialize with each other. The Hoops Classic begins Wednesday, Jan. 27 and ends with its championship game late Saturday night, Jan. 30. … [Read more...]

Lecture Series to Discuss Intelligent Design

“Why Biology Has Nothing to Fear from Intelligent Design—and Much to Gain” is the latest topic to be presented by Dr. Paul Nelson in Saturday’s installment of the Saxon Lecture Series. Can Biology and Intelligent Design coexist? These are questions that Nelson is sure to address and answer as he presents this debatable topic. This latest Saxon Lecture will be held in Wharton Auditorium on Saturday, Jan. 16, at 4 p.m. The annual Saxon Lecture Series is an opportunity for students and … [Read more...]

Cafeteria Asks Students to Input Menu Options

Southwestern students now have the opportunity to input ideas and requests for new menu options and needs at the cafeteria. “Chef Greg” Sullivan, executive chef and director of food service has already announced that students can request gluten free options. Now Sullivan is also willing to consider other special requests made by students, as long as a sufficient number of students request a certain option. “If 90% of the people want it, I will do it,” he says. He encourages students who … [Read more...]

88.3 The Journey Applies for New Tower (updated)

88.3 KJRN The Journey is preparing to build new tower that will replace their 27-year-old antenna after they recently completed an engineering study with two outside firms and sent a formal application to the FCC. Since Southwestern's on-campus FM station has grown from 35,000 to 95,000 listeners in the past year, a new antenna for The Journey is in order.  The new 350-foot tall tower will be 167 feet taller than their current one, which is 183 feet tall. “The new tower will lift our … [Read more...]