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 »

Between Two Ferns: Meet the Gardeners of SNU

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The landscapers here at SNU work tirelessly everyday to make sure our campus gardens look great. I sat down with them hoping to get to know them a little bit more. There is only two individuals that are responsible for the entire campus, but they do it with such care and passion it almost seems as if the campus has ... Read More »

Native American Heritage Month

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Before getting our minds centered on Christmas, we need to remember about November. November was declared as Native American Heritage Month by George H. W. Bush on August 3, 1990.  As Oklahomans, we are surrounded with Indian culture. Having this month dedicated to the Native American’s was an outlet for them to share their culture, crafts, music, dancing, and traditions. ... Read More »

SNU Says Goodbye To Five Faculty Members This Year

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This year, five members of SNU’s teaching faculty will be retiring. Dr. Poteet and Dr. Mills will retire in December, while Dr. Cauthron, Dr. Dunnington and Dr Reighard will retire in May. Dr. Peggy Poteet received her bachelor’s degree from Northwest Nazarene University before receiving her master’s at California State College at Los Angeles. She continued her education by receiving ... Read More »

Dr. Gresham’s Legacy

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Legacy by direct definition means: something (as memories or knowledge) that come from the past or a person of the past. However when put in context and personal experience, legacy means much, much more. Dr. Peggy Poteet and, her husband, Jim Poteet — classmates from Pasadena College, colleagues, and dear friends of both Dr. Gresham and Linda Gresham — reminisce ... Read More »

Homecoming Round-Up

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Homecoming week at Southern Nazarene University is here again and with it comes many fun and exciting events. Starting Thursday night November 10, Homecoming will kick off with Howdy Homecoming. The event will be held at Chester’s Party Barn from 8:00p.m. to 10:00p.m.. There will be line-dancing, two stepping, a hay ride, fried pies, s’mores and more. On Friday at ... Read More »

When the Saints Go Marching In

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SNU football games had a new audience this year: The Sound of the Storm. This past semester was the first year SNU had a full marching band on the sidelines for the Crimson Storm football team. One might hear the normal football game songs sprinkled in with music from The Beatles such as “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” and ... Read More »