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Five Foreign Films for the Movie Snob

Whether you’re a casual watcher of movies, or a self-proclaimed movie snob, there is a certain level of commitment that it takes to watch a foreign film, especially one that is not in your native language. These are not movies that you can simply put on in the background and casually pay attention to. If you’re going to make the ... Read More »

The Importance of Fitness and Nutrition

Most college students, unless they are seeking a science degree or in athletics, do not know much about fitness and nutrition. To find out more about why fitness and nutrition is important, I sat down with Professor Lee, a Health and Wellness instructor here at SNU, and my personal trainer from high school, James Davis, who was a strength and ... Read More »

How Will You Get Your Books Next Year?

It is always hard to figure out the total expenses of college. There are so many things to consider. However, it is almost inevitable that one of the biggest expenses of college is books. Now there are some ways you can cut this cost down. You can share a book with your friend, rent, buy used, or (probably not the ... Read More »

Water4 Plans Trip to Africa

The Water4 house among others in support will be traveling to Africa this May to bring supplies needed to build a water well for a village in Kenya. This experience will allow some of the students of the Water4 house to experience first hand a village getting access to clean water for the first time. The group going looks to ... Read More »

Tips for Finding a Good Roommate

April has arrived, and now it’s time to find a roommate for next year. Perhaps you’re one of the lucky ones who has already found your perfect partner. You’re set to coast through the next few years with the same roommate. For others, unfortunately, April and housing sign ups means needing to start the search anew. Housing sign ups are ... Read More »

In Review: The Brubecks Play Brubeck Concert

It was with much anxiety that I approached Bethany First Church, across the street from the school, to see the Brubecks Play Brubeck concert. I was going to this school event to support several of my friends in choir. I heard about their practices and how constantly tired they were, but I still had no idea what to expect. However, ... Read More »

The Impact of NSI Mentors

One of the first events you must participate when you enter college is orientation. This is needed for multiple reasons, but the most important is to help new students adjust to their new surroundings. It helps smooth that transition period for many students entering into college. The New Student Institute (NSI) is a five-day orientation program here at SNU. New ... Read More »

D.C.’s Cinematic Future in the Wake of Superhero Fatigue

Two weekends ago, “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” was released into theaters, marking the next major step in the launching of D.C’s cinematic universe. D.C. has many more movies lined up for the next few years, including movies about solo-heroes and group ones as they look to form the Justice League to rival “Marvel’s The Avengers.” Whether one favors ... Read More »

Human Rights Awareness Week to Focus on Fighting Human Trafficking

Every year the Student Government Association (SGA) chooses a cause to focus on, with that focus culminating in Human Rights Awareness Week (HRAW). HRAW is a week on campus where the students, faculty and staff can take the time to gain information on and contribute to helping end tragedies that are affecting the world. This year, SGA is partnering with ... Read More »

.5k Run Promises 1636.8 Feet of Fun and Fury

It’s time to lace up your sneakers, slide on your slippers and clean up your Keens. On Saturday, April 16, at 11:00 a.m., the Student Government Association (SGA) is hosting a .5k run to benefit Rahab’s Rope, an organization dedicated to giving hope and opportunity to girls and women that have been forced into the commercial sex trade in India. ... Read More »

Bollywood at SNU

An exciting event is coming to SNU April 15. The Multicultural Student Network (MSN) organization is hosting “Bollywood Comes to SNU,” a day dedicated to celebrating Indian culture and heritage. There will be traditional food served, henna tattoos and (potentially) traditional dances performed by students. This has been a long-time wish of Jasmine Abraham, as she said, “When I was ... Read More »

Food Trucks and Outdoor Patio Life

Food trucks and outdoor patios are growing in Oklahoma City, with several events and places now available. These places generally offer nothing less than great food, music fitting the atmosphere and positive vibes. For many looking for plans on a beautiful Friday evening or even a lovely Saturday afternoon, this gives the locals here a chance to enjoy being outside. ... Read More »

Focus More Easily: Music Suggestions for Studying

It’s a habit I fall into time and time again: I sit down to write an essay but get caught up listening to the lyrics of a new album. Despite the meaning that words can add to a song, they can be distracting when one is studying or writing. For the assistance of my classmates, I wish to share three ... Read More »

March Madness 2016

March Madness, which is the NCAA Division 1 Men’s basketball tournament, is arguably the biggest sporting event of the year, next to the Super Bowl. 64 teams make the tournament. There are 32 conferences, which means 32 teams get an automatic bid to the NCAA tournament by winning their conference tournament and the other teams make the tournament based on ... Read More »