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Home is where the mortgage is

OK, so occasionally we all drive over the river and through the woods back to the campus of our sordid youth, which happens to be known by surviving classes as “Bethany-Peniel College” and “Bethany Nazarene College.” Through natural attrition (aka “homegoing”), however, “B-PC” is less and less frequently the destination of Homecoming. Bethany-Peniel College was named in 1920 under the ... Read More »

History of Herrick Auditorium

From church to chapel to classroom, Herrick Auditorium has proven itself to be a trusty old plow horse of a building, ever morphing to serve the campus. Believe it or not, Herrick was built in 1925. This was just sixteen years after the founding of the City of Bethany. The young church known as Bethany First Church of the Nazarene ... Read More »

Life Decisions: Switching Majors at SNU

According to recent studies by Liz Freedman from Butler University, 75 percent of students will change their major during their college career, and anywhere from 20 to 50 percent of students are undeclared in their first year of college.  While these numbers may seem shocking, one only has to take a look around at Southern Nazarene University to realize that ... Read More »

Dr. Gresham’s Legacy

For a quarter of a century Southern Nazarene University has thrived under the leadership of President Dr. Loren Gresham.  As we celebrate this huge milestone with our fearless leader, it’s helpful to put things in perspective by looking back twenty-five years ago at what was going on in our world. Twenty-five years ago, Bart Simpson made his television debut, Taylor ... Read More »

SNU Intramural Update

Do you like playing sports? Okay, we can make it simpler. Do you enjoy playing as part of a team and having fun? Have you played, or considered playing, intramurals? At SNU, there are Intramural sports offered throughout the year. If you’re a student, I can guarantee you’ve received dozens of emails about sign-ups for intramurals. Maybe you’ve read some ... Read More »

Women’s Soccer Regular Season Champs, GAC Conference Runner Up

Crimson Storm Soccer won the regular season championship. Last weekend, Crimson Storm women’s soccer team lost 0-1 in the GAC championship game. This was the first GAC championship in school history, and SNU was able to host the tournament. Crimson Storm was the first seed in the tournament. The Crimson Storm (10-8, 8-2 GAC) entered the GAC tournament with a ... Read More »

What if SNU was Hogwarts?

(Disclaimer: I do not own any rights of the Harry Potter world. All credit goes to the amazing J.K Rowling. Please do not sue me) Forget football games, Heartpal and midterms. How about Quidditch, the Yule Ball and OWLs? Have you ever wondered what Southern Nazarene University would be like if it magically turned into Hogwarts? Is it just me? ... Read More »

Center for Applied Studies in English (ASEC)

Are you bilingual? Do you know more than one language? It might sound hard to learn second, third and more languages. Well, it kind of is. There are lots of way could be helpful for you. Southern Nazarene University has one great program where people around the world can master the English language. The name of this program is ASEC. ... Read More »

Feature Friday: Abigail Herron

Get to know Abigail Herron, a vocalist from concert choir. Where are you from? Oklahoma City What is your major? Vocal Performance major. What are your hobbies/interests? I enjoy singing which happens to be my major but also like to do kick boxing. What are three words that describe you? Positive, Achiever, and futuristic. What is a talent that you possess? The ability to sing ... Read More »

Reasons Why You Should Consider NTS!

You don’t have to want a master’s degree just to join Nazarene Theological Seminary I understand that not everyone wants to go on to higher education to get a master’s degree. Honestly, after paying off your college debt, thinking about having to pay another $20,000-$40,000 might make you shudder. Why would you want to risk getting into debt again? And ... Read More »

Jobs for international Students

“What to do if I’m graduating and I’m an international student?” There are a few options to choose from. It is a serious and scary question for most of those who want to find a job in the U.S. and work legally. Most schools have an international director, who is informed in all those processes and procedures for international students. ... Read More »

Students Volunteer In Bethany Area During “Sophomore Serve”

On Saturday, October 25, several SNU Students participated in the second Sophomore Serve event, hosted by Student Success Services. Volunteers worked in 90 degree heat to clean up the yards and houses of many Bethany community members. The group first met together by the tennis courts, then split up into smaller work teams in order to make the work more ... Read More »