Financial Aid Changes Due to New Database

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Celeste Forrest, Staff Writer Attention Everyone! If you haven’t heard already, SNU will be converting to a brand new database. While the SNU staff members are very excited about this change, there are some important pieces of information that are necessary for you to know in order to complete your financial aid for the next semester. These are the steps ... Read More »

Press Release: Project 168

SNU Choir

Local parades and backyard barbeques are the hallmark of Memorial Day celebrations, but for two SNU alums, the grill will have to wait. Darren Currin (Class of 95) and Matthew Thompson (91-93) will spend their Memorial Day Weekend in a whirlwind of costumes, props, lights and logistics as they team up to produce their third short film as part of ... Read More »

Disaster Strikes Again


Cass White, Staff Writer Living in Oklahoma, we are all too familiar with the terror tornadoes can cause. On April 27, 2014 around 5:30 pm in a small town called Quapaw, Oklahoma, we witnessed disaster strike again. Read More »

Clippers Clip Sterling

LeBron James in 2011
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Cass White, Staff Writer  In today’s society we expect racism and hatred to be behind us, but unfortunately it’s not. Donald Sterling, the owner of the Clippers, was banned from the NBA for life once the allegations of him making racial comments were confirmed. Sterling was having a conversation with his former girlfriend “V”, when the racial comments were made. ... Read More »

Senior Art and Design Show


Katelyn Lamb, Content Editor  Keep your schedules clear for the fourth annual Senior Art and Design Show, which will take place on Friday, May 9th. The show is a come-and-go exhibit of work done by graduating Graphic Design students Katie Simpson and Jeff Carden. Read More »

‘Death is life-altering’ and other fun facts

Jim Wilcox, Guest Writer  My students give me joy in so many ways, but in the afternoon, when I’m waist-deep in essays, the joy they provide me with a typo or ill-chosen word or phrase can be, well, life-altering. Here are a few “bloopers” I collected this semester. “Bulimic individuals have chronic soar throats.”  (Soaring with each tree swallow) “One ... Read More »

Buckin’ Wild Music Festival


Press Release:   NASHVILLE, Tenn. – (April 16, 2014) – Buckin Wild Music Fest, a new red-dirt experience that Country and Red Dirt music lovers will race out to get down-n-dusty in, is making its official debut this summer, July 18-19, at the Lost Creek Arena on historic Route 66 west of Erick, Oklahoma, hometown of Country Music icon Roger ... Read More »

Brett Eats Out: Cajun King

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Brett Smith, Staff Writer  Most of the time, it is mainly my decision as to where I will go to review a restaurant. This time was an exception to that rule. My suite mates, Mickey DeMarzo and Brandon Hart, had mentioned Cajun King several times in the previous week. They were very happy with the food there and kept telling ... Read More »

Preveiw: Summer Action Movies

Byron Crouch, Guest Writer  Not going anywhere during the summer? Not doing anything exciting? That’s fine, there are more than enough action packed adventures coming out this summer. - Godzilla: This is the classic tale of humans creating our own destruction, and there is sure to be a lot of it. This movie sports some serious graphics and some well ... Read More »

Dream Realized: Graduation

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Hold fast to dreams For if dreams die Life is a broken-winged bird That cannot fly. Hold fast to dreams For when dreams go Life is a barren field Frozen with snow. —- Langston Hughes Patty Juliuson, Guest Writer I believe in dreams. Not the “a-giant-marshmallow-swallowed-my-car-while-I-was-sleeping” dreams, but the kind of dreams that give you hope and keep you going. ... Read More »

Pros and Cons of Online Courses

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Claressa Cortesio, Staff Writer  Take learning into your own hands. SNU instructor Sheila Stout says that trying an online course might not only get you the credit you need at a flexible time but also help you gain confidence using technology that enables learning at a fast pace. Read More »

Get That Ring: How to Impress an SNU Guy

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Summer Howard, Staff Writer  Girls: are you having trouble winning over that SNU guy who you can’t stop thinking about? Never fear, your lucky day is here! This article has been written just for you, and its intention is to cover every type of SNU guy possible in order to ensure that every girl has a chance at getting that ... Read More »

Huge First Step for Student Athletes

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Carlos Font, Student Writer  On March 26, 2014 the National Labor Relation Board (NLRB) ruled that The College Athletes Players Association (CAPA), which has been led by Northwestern, Kain Colter, had won their case, which means that the Northwestern football players will be seen as employees rather than student-athletes and that they can form a union.This is a big step ... Read More »