On or Off Campus: Jobs in College

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In almost everyone’s college career, there comes a time where they have to decide to start a part-time job. Usually after deciding to start working a certain question arises, “Do I get an on campus or off campus job?” Both on and off campus jobs offer some great opportunities, and there are plenty of reasons to go either way. To ... Read More »

What Do SNU Students Think of Christian Movies?

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It is no secret that Christian movies have become a huge industry in the last few years. With financial successes like God’s Not Dead, Heaven Is For Real and War Room, it’s clear that the genre is here to stay. Over the last couple weeks Mike Vierow has been talking to SNU students about which Christian movies they enjoyed, which ... Read More »

L.I.F.E. Grant Renewal

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L.I.F.E. (Leadership Integrity Friendship Education) Student Support Services, formerly known as simply SSS (Student Support Services), has helped hundreds of students graduate with their desired degree by aiding them financially, academically and emotionally. Southern Nazarene University is pleased to announce that this program is receiving another cycle of federal funding for the fourth consecutive time. For the next five years, ... Read More »

The Martian Review

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Once again, the United States is spending hundreds of billions of dollars to bring Matt Damon home. Damon reprises his most well-known archetype as the lost hero from Saving Private Ryan and Interstellar in The Martian. Directed by Ridley Scott, The Martian is a well-directed, beautifully shot and superbly acted piece of art. The premise of the movie is basically ... Read More »

Flowing Water Found on Mars

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Early last week a NASA satellite orbiting Mars provided a game changing discovery. The satellite discovered evidence of flowing water on the planet of Mars. Scientists are happy to report that what they found may lead to many facts about the mystery of the planet of Mars. The satellite, known as Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, took images of what appears to ... Read More »

Upcoming Concerts in OKC

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Heads up SNU students: if you’re into alternative rock, indie rock, indie pop or pop rock music, you’ll want to hear about some upcoming concerts right here in Oklahoma City. Walk the Moon and Young the Giant are on separate tours right now, but both will be stopping through OKC this semester to play shows at the Diamond Ballroom. Several ... Read More »

In Review: SIMS Paraguay 2015

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Another of the many SIMS teams that went out this summer was sent to Paraguay. The team was led by Joel Mullen and consisted of Emily Allen, Tiffanie Sanchez, Sidney Ketchum, Lindsay Lester and Michael Vierow. Their SIMS experience was a little different because they spent six weeks of their summer in Paraguay, whereas other SIMS teams primarily kept their ... Read More »

Random Acts of Kindness

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What kind of impact could you have in the lives of the people around you if you chose to serve others? Rhea Levy and Isaac Sanders decided to make a day of it. After taking the time to get simple but thoughtful treats, Levy and Sanders spent the day loving on students and faculty members of SNU. Read More »

Freshman Class Presidential Candidates

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This is a very important time in the Class of 2019’s short tenure at Southern Nazarene University. SNU’s new freshman class now has the responsibility to elect its new president. This class is a lucky bunch, however. Five amazing men and one spectacular woman are stepping up and want to assume the class’s highest office. All are more than qualified, ... Read More »

Coping Without a Network of Friends

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Being an introvert is not a bad thing. However, being an introvert in college can sure seem that way. Many people gather or attend events in large crowds. The longing to fit in can be overwhelming. To some introverts this may seem okay, but to the more outgoing wallflower it may be frightening. So, how exactly do you cope with ... Read More »

Class Competitions and Retreats

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Every year, SGA puts on a retreat for each class during the fall. This year, however, things are going to be done a little bit differently. Class retreats are being kicked off this year with class competitions at the 7 p.m. soccer game Friday night and the football game at 2 p.m. Saturday. To get an idea of how these ... Read More »

Everest Review

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Recently I had the pleasure of watching director Baltasar Kormákur’s Everest. This movie is both an incredibly visually stunning masterpiece and a heart-wrenching tale. Director Kormákur’s filmography contains several other major motion pictures including 2 Guns, starring Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg, and Contraband, starring Mark Wahlberg and Kate Beckinsale. Compared with these movies, Everest is a bit of a ... Read More »

Keeping It Classy

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Every college athlete competes at a very high level of performance for his or her sport. They put in hours and hours of practice, training and drilling in order to play their very best. But what happens when the competition gets the best of them and they cross the line of what is acceptable? “When we are running out on ... Read More »

Obsessed with Superheroes

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The superhero genre in the past decade has dominated nearly every revenue source coming out of Hollywood. Almost everywhere one goes he/she is sure to see either a poster, shirt, phone case or hat with a Batman, Superman, Captain America or Avengers symbol on it. So, how did this explosion of tight-wearing heroes start? Well, one must first take a ... Read More »

Pope Francis: Sojourner

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The Pope’s visit to the United States has left me with a myriad of thoughts, hopes and emotions.  I’ve been touched by Speaker Boehner fighting back tears as the Pope spoke on the Capitol steps.  I’ve been challenged by the admonitions to set aside the pursuit of earthly wealth.  And I’ve been inspired by a nation that for at least ... Read More »