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Higher Learning Commission to evaluate SAU for accreditation

By Nathan Salsbury On December 4, a group of five faculty members from various schools in the region will visit Spring Arbor University (SAU) to evaluate the school and decide whether or not it will maintain its regional accreditation. On Monday, October 16, a student leadership meeting was held to inform students about SAU’s upcoming evaluation. Professor of Sociology John Hawthorne, alongside a team of other faculty members, has been

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Phishing emails continue to test SAU cyber security

By Kayla Williamson Every morning, Chief Information Officer Chris Blackstone runs a report that pulls a list of all email accounts that have forwarding rules set up. He then looks at the name of each email account that is forwarded for any clue it might be a fake email. “The challenge with all this is that it’s kind of like a dam that’s cracking and trying to put your finger in the holes,” Blackstone said. “It’s kind

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New Microbiology Lab: Weatherwax Foundation Sponsors Upgrade

By Nathaniel Salsbury The Department of Biology and Chemistry upgraded one of its labs in Whiteman-Gibbs over the summer to create a more modern environment thanks to donors and a grant. Spring Arbor University (SAU) decided a renovation was needed because Whiteman-Gibbs was built nearly 50 years ago. “The facilities are older than I would like and so I’m rejoicing that we have a

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Student created petition against trafficking gains support

You might not have noticed it, or ever thought anything of it. But when driving on Interstate 94 heading towards Spring Arbor, it’s almost impossible to miss certain billboards that advertise peculiar services. Bold yellow and pink letters over a solid black background promote an Oriental Health Massage parlor. While seemingly innocent enough, the strange part comes further down the

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Small College Invitational Art Exhibition

SPRING ARBOR, Mich.—Spring Arbor university art students have 42 works displayed in the Small College Invitational Art Exhibition that opened February 8 in the Ganton Art Gallery.  The exhibition includes Spring Arbor University, Sienna Heights University, Hillsdale College and Cedarville University.  Spring Arbor University students won the award in the painting, sculpture, graphic design and drawing/printmaking categories.  A Sienna Heights

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