SNU Rejoins Oklahoma Intercollegiate Legislature

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Southern Nazarene University’s Oklahoma Intercollegiate Legislature (O.I.L.) delegation had a successful session at the Oklahoma State Capitol on April 22-26. The SNU delegation for this semester consisted of Hannah East, O.I.L. Chair, Rachel Schuster and Alex Harms in the Senate, Marshall Jones in the House of Representatives, and Grace Williams in Moot Court. Brad Crofford, graduate student at OU and ... Read More »

Birdman Takes Flight On The Big Screen

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The movie Birdman centers around a sordid actor trying to reclaim what little of his career he has left. Riggan Thomson (played by Michael Keaton) is desperately trying to cling onto his waning fame in an ever-changing society that he refuses to be a part of. He also wishes to stay as blissfully ignorant to the world of technology that ... Read More »

The SNU Improv Team Is Headed Your Way

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We are pleased to announce that there are students who are making progress towards our own SNU improv comedy team. Current sophomores Mady Martin, Savannah Kelley and another mysterious unnamed student are coming together to bring forth a team of the funniest Snulians. Improv comedy is comedy in its rawest form. Coming straight from the mouth without much pre-thought, this ... Read More »

The Ring-Faith, Fellowship and Sword Fights

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Not too far from SNU, in the backyard of a nondescript house, a new kind of ministry is forming. It’s called The Ring, and it’s centered around, of all things, sword fighting. While the swords are made of plastic, the sport proves to be a fast-paced and energetic activity. The group was founded by freshman Trevor Luinstra, who wanted to ... Read More »

Marching Band Coming Fall 2016

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Is a marching band right for Southern Nazarene University? Administration thinks so. I talked with Dr. Melany Kyzer and Dr. Cantwell to get the details. In 2010 the Southern Nazarene University cabinet approved the pursuit of a marching band. For those of you like me who come from a history of marching band, this may make the transition into college ... Read More »

The Freshman Experience

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The first year of college is undoubtedly one of the most nerve-wracking experiences for any student. This experience is no different for the freshmen at Southern Nazarene University. With the influx of students that arrive at SNU, these individuals are making a huge step into adulthood; their first experience can either make or break them. After many interviews with the ... Read More »

Will Your Shiny New Degree Get You a Job?

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The dust hasn’t even had time to settle on your mortarboard, and you’re looking for your first real job. But, as you may have guessed, not all degrees are created equal. Now that you have graduated, just what will your degree get you in the real world? First, the good news: just having a degree is going to greatly help ... Read More »

The Real Problem with Selfies

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The selfie. We all have taken one at some point. Whether it was for a self-destructing Snapchat or to preserve the memory of an event on Instagram, every one of us is guilty of taking what may be the Internet’s most hated photo trend. No matter how we feel about them, one look at Instagram informs us that self-portraits have ... Read More »

Update on SNU Security

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Glen Holcomb, the new Director of Safety and Security on campus, is doing his best to make sure that his security unit continues to keep the students and faculty of Southern Nazarene University safe and secure. Holcomb was hired as the Director of Safety and Security in August of 2013. With over a year and a half of experience, Holcomb ... Read More »

Leveling the Playing Field for Invisible Disabilities

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When the subject of disabilities comes up among the student population at SNU, we are quick to think of those with a physical impairment. While it is easy to spot someone on campus that has a broken leg or is visually impaired, there are many students that have a disability that you cannot see. Just as Disability Services offers accommodations ... Read More »

What to Watch on Netflix

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Netflix is the greatest accomplishment of the 21st century (at least according to most college students). But when the site is most known for the fact that you spend more time searching then you do actually watching TV shows or movies, there’s no doubt you might need some suggestion on what to watch. So without further ado here are the ... Read More »

Library Renovations: Final Update

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Construction on the SNU Library has been projected to have its grand opening this upcoming Fall Semester. The SNU Library has been under renovation since fall break of last semester, beginning with preliminary electrical installation. However, initial project estimated renovation began much earlier (June/July of last summer), and the university moved a great deal around to meet those early deadlines. ... Read More »

Are Minorities Underrepresented at SGA Events?

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Every week the Student Government Association (SGA) spends a lot of time planning events for the SNU students. Rarely a weekend goes by that there is not a SGA event going on. But have you asked yourself if these events appeal to the entire campus, in particular the minority student population? My interest in writing this article did not just ... Read More »

The Commuter Crisis: Getting 27 Chapel Credits

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Commuters may find themselves at a disadvantage when it comes to earning extra chapel credits. With tight schedules and the length and expense of the commute to school and back, it can be hard enough to get the right amount of regular chapels, let alone come back for more. Extra credit opportunities include Kingdom Come, Solace and Faith and Film. ... Read More »