14 Places YOU could be going to this summer!

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Do you love to travel? Do you love to try new things and explore different cultures? Do you have a desire to serve others? Do you have a passion for Jesus Christ? This year, students at Southern Nazarene University are going to be given plenty of opportunities to visit other countries, explore new cultures and deliver the message of Jesus ... Read More »

‘Twas the Night Before Midterms: A Horror Story

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Few things will strike more fear into the hearts of college students than hearing the word “midterms.” (Okay, finals, too.) I’ll give you all a second to shudder. These “mini-finals” range from routine quizzes to comprehensive exams. A lucky few have none at all. These tests can drain us dry and make the subsequent fall break that much closer yet ... Read More »

Have a Happy Halloween In Oklahoma City

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Let’s be honest, Halloween is for everyone. Why should kids be the only ones to dress up as their favorite characters, pay money to be scared at haunted houses and get free candy? To ignite that childlike spirit in all of us, here’s a list of the best Halloween events happening around Oklahoma City. SNU Equestrian Team’s Haunted Barn One ... Read More »

A Dramatic Night: Shakespeare in the Park 2014-2015

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If you’re ever bored on a night during August and September, a great option is to go see a production of one of William Shakespeare’s plays on the Myriad Gardens Water Stage. These productions are put on by the Oklahoma Shakespeare Company, a theater troupe dedicated to bringing Shakespeare’s plays to life outdoors during the summer months. The company gives ... Read More »

Modesty and the People Who Police It

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Monday, October 6, several notes were found around campus. These notes were delivered anonymously and were calling for women to dress more modestly around campus. The note is featured above. Naturally, there was a bit of a backlash on these notes from people on campus who found fault with these notes, both for their content and the method of delivery. ... Read More »

Not Your Grandma’s Opinion On Tattoos

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A cross. A loved one’s initials. Maybe even a favorite bible verse. It’s no secret that tattoos have taken root in our college culture. In order to understand why young people are getting inked at such a rapid pace, let us look at some SNU students who wear their tats proudly. Jessica Bowie, Senior Jessica has one of the more ... Read More »

Fire Alarms

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When students hear the alarm go off their first thought is ‘who did it and how did they do it?’ When the Resident Directors of the dorm buildings hear the alarm, there are a couple of procedures that run through their mind. “When the fire alarm goes off, the first thing I do is check the box that tells me ... Read More »

Roommates from Outer Space

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Do you like your roommate? Isn’t that a great question? It is hard to answer the question, and there are a lot of different issues. It is hard to find that perfect roommate, but if you did found him or her just hang on her or him the whole 4 years of college. From my personal experience, I can say ... Read More »

In Review: Gone Girl

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Cast Highlights: Ben Affleck,  Tyler Perry Director: David Fincher Review:   “Gone Girl” is one of those good movies that will keep your curiosity and intrigue you the whole the time. This movie was performed in three genres: drama, mystery and thriller. This movie is now in theaters. The main question of this movie is what has happened with Amy ... Read More »

Yard-Saling for Dummies

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Have you ever wondered how to get the best finds at yard sales? Find out how someone else’s cool junk can be your cool junk too! As a college student, your bank account is always getting sucked dry from bills, loans, gas and taxes. With a limited amount of money in your pocket, or none at all, whenever you need ... Read More »

Emma Watson: Inequality is not just about Women

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“I am reaching out to you because I need your help. We want to end gender inequality—and to do that we need everyone to be involved.” –Emma Watson Feminism has become such a hot topic in today’s times. We hear it during lunch hour discussions, in the media, in our classes, in politics. Some men and women strongly identify as ... Read More »

Review: The Maze Runner

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A couple Friday nights ago, I went to see The Maze Runner and was not disappointed. I read the book a year ago, and to be honest, it fell in the awkward “pretty good” category for me. I didn’t love it, but I didn’t hate it either. (Then again, I can’t really say that I’ve hated a book.) Even though ... Read More »

Album Review: This Is All Yours

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I had 12 days to write this review. Every single day during that time frame, I listened to this album. I played it in my car, while walking to class and while studying. Despite my excessive listening, this album still doesn’t make sense to me. Sticky notes were covered in ideas then thrown away as my brain couldn’t quite express ... Read More »