October 2, 2014

Pep Rally Set for Sat. Night

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Sharathon Continues with $100,000 Goal

Volunteers answer phones during the biannual Sharathon.

88.3 The Journey’s biannual Sharathon began yesterday. The local Christian radio station has set a goal of $100,000 with a timeline of three days to reach it. Staff members, volunteers, and radio personalities have come together for this event as they do so every spring and fall. The donations raised will go toward the station’s every-day expenses for the next six months. This is the station’s eighth Sharathon. Wanda Agee, office manager and wife of general manager Mike Agee, claims from … [Read more...]

Southwest Region To Host Cycling Tour

Cycling to from Dallas to San Antonio next summer was a recent decision the Southwest Region Conference of Seventh-Day Adventist executives voted on. The Tour de Youth cycling event will consist of riding bicycles through 325 miles of beautiful towns, hills and back roads of central Texas in conjunction with the quintennial session of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists to be held in San Antonio. “The tour will be a very nice experience to participate,” says Southwestern … [Read more...]

Softball To Strike Again on Saturday, Tuesday

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SA Hosts 50s Theme Bowling Night

Students take a break from bowling to strike a pose in their 1950s costumes. 
Photo: Gerardo Garcia

The Student Association was able to bring a charming 1950s style twist to bowling last Saturday night. There are not that many activities to do off-campus that are relatively inexpensive and wholesome, but one pastime that seems to reoccur on our yearly schedule is bowling. Every year for the past several years, the student body at Southwestern has taken a trip to Altamesa Lanes in Fort Worth. With gracious staff and a clean facility, relaxing and unwinding become second nature. Bowling is a … [Read more...]

Major Gift Benefits Biology Department

Southwestern’s new president, Dr. Ken Shaw, announced this week that the University is the recipient of a $500,000 gift. The gift comes from an anonymous donor of the University and will provide the Biology Department with an additional full-time faculty member for the next four years. The remaining part of the gift will support equipment needs in the areas of mathematics and science. “I am so appreciative of this gift. It will enhance our academics in a substantial way. It was a joy to … [Read more...]

Kickball Slated for Saturday Night

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SA Plans Bowling for Sunday

Reporting - Bowling Poster

The Student Association will be hosting a bowling event on Sunday, Sept. 14. It is open to all students, faculty, and staff of Southwestern. Buses will be leaving from the library parking lot at 12:30 p.m. to provide transportation to the bowling alley. Students around campus are already expressing excitement about this event. Cecy Caraza, a sophomore education major, is looking forward to it because activities like this give her the opportunity to socialize with students she does not see on … [Read more...]

Health Services Hosts Open House

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University Holds Annual Convocation

Larry Moore, chair of the University Board of Trustees, was the featured speaker.

The Southwestern Brass Ensemble played, the professors, administrators and board members entered in traditional robes, and Southwestern Adventist University’s annual Convocation Service marked the official beginning of another school year. Students, faculty and staff met for the occasion Thursday, Sept. 4 in the Keene Seventh-day Adventist Church. Amy Rosenthal, vice president for academic administration, offered the Invocation. Kenneth Shaw, Southwestern’s new president, welcomed students … [Read more...]