Video: Men’s Basketball Team

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  Four Years. Four Seniors. LB Willis (#10), Deshon Portley (#3), Anton Kankaanpaa (#23) and C.J. White (#21) have made a name for themselves in the Sawyer Center. These men are getting gritty this season leaving everything on the court. Through hard work, perseverance and a focus on one goal, nothing is holding the team back. This video story gets ... Read More »

Video: Three Guys Review Energy Drinks

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Which energy drink will keep you up the longest and raise your GPA? Tanner Wilson, Marshall Jones, and Zac Chamberlain subjected their bodies to these night lengthening super drinks to provide you with answers. Respectively, these three men tested Rockstar energy, Red bull, and Monster energy. The night began with three very tired young men and only escalated from there. ... Read More »

Food Policy In SNU Dining Explained

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If you’ve attempted to grab a sandwich in between classes, take a banana to eat later, or pick up a cookie to eat heading out of SNU Dining this semester, you’ve probably left feeling dejected with no food in hand. Many have found, through both personal experience and tales from others, that SNU Dining has become much stricter when it ... Read More »

Video: Interview With Two SNU Volleyball Players

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As the SNU volleyball season comes to a close, Colton Hadlock got the opportunity to sit down with senior captains, Abbey Bell and Courtney Bowie, to ask them about this past season and their experience playing volleyball. The team won the Great American Conference Championship recently in Hotsprings, Arkansas, sweeping the tournament in just nine games. This makes them the ... Read More »

In Review: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

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Harry Potter is the boy who lived, but what about the franchise that was thought to be dead after Harry grew up? The stories many of us grew up with live again with the new movie “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.” David Yates, the director of “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix” through “Harry Potter and ... Read More »

Auto Safety at SNU

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Recently, a couple of instances of auto burglaries have occurred at SNU.  It appears that cars are being searched for valuables during late hours of the night.  Authorities are still investigating the issue as the suspects have not been caught or identified.  The two separate events happened on back-to-back nights.  It is unclear whether anyone has any information that could ... Read More »

What Can You Learn From A Millennial?

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An infinite number of lessons are brought to mind when thinking about what can be learned from a millennial, but listening is key. First and foremost, every single human being on this earth is unique and do not function in one specific way. Thank you, society, for lumping all of the millennials into one category so generations before this era ... Read More »

October in Europe: Colds, Halloween, PARIS

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It’s been more than a month since my last article and a LOT has gone down in that short amount of time. It has become almost second nature to look at a menu in German and simply accept the fact that I have no clue what it says and reach for my phone in hopes that Google translate will help ... Read More »

Lumberjack Night

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Thursday, December 1, is Lumberjack night at the 5:30p.m. and 7:30p.m. at the Women’s and Men’s basketball games. This day is a beloved event that occurs every basketball season here at Southern Nazarene University, and you will not want to miss it. The night consists of several fun activities — first and foremost of which is the lumberjack attire. While ... Read More »

An Interview with a Refugee in Europe

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Our generation has an incredible opportunity to respond to the current refugee crisis. A refugee, as defined by the United Nations, is someone who has been forced to flee his or her country because of persecution, war, or violence. In the last 2 years, more than one million refugees have fled the Middle East and Northern Africa into Europe in ... Read More »

Video Story: SNU Has Something to be Thankful For

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  As Thanksgiving approaches, Noah McKinney and Cheyenne Reynolds speak to a hand full of students on the upcoming holiday. There were a variety of questions asked to each person, but only three made the cut. These questions are: What are you thankful for? What is your favorite food for Thanksgiving? How do you feel about Christmas being advertised before ... Read More »

Introverted Students at SNU

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During my time at SNU I have made numerous friends, but I’ve never felt comfortable being around a crowd of people compared to my friends. Because of this, I normally don’t attend events on campus like TWIRP or the football games. However, people often ask me why I prefer being alone. How do I explain to them that I’m an ... Read More »

How Death at a Braum’s led to Mental Health Reform

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On August 23, 2015, State Labor Commissioner Mark Costello was stabbed to death outside of an Oklahoma City Braum’s by his son, Christian Costello. According to Cathy Costello, Christian’s mother and Mark’s wife , Christian had been diagnosed nine years prior with schizoaffective disorder with psychosis. Schizoaffective disorder includes both the symptoms of schizophrenia and mood disorders. Symptoms are cyclical ... Read More »

Gorillaz: The Return

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After almost six years of absolutely nothing (save a converse ad), the genre-hopping, chart-topping , supergroup Gorillaz returns. In 2015, artist Jamie Hewlett teased the public by releasing newly remodeled character designs for the band’s bassist, background singer/guitarist and all-around cinnamon roll Noodle, Murdoc. The internet ignited with rumors and speculation. This spark only grew larger when Hewlett left a ... Read More »

So They Go- SNU In Missions 2017

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As disciples of Christ, we are called to actively bring God’s hope, healing, compassion and justice to the world. The book of Matthew, chapter 28:19-20, reads, “Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded ... Read More »