Author Archives: Marshall Jones

Allergy & Healthy Diet Aware because We Care

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“There is a need for the university, dining services, student services, and those affected by allergens to be on the same page with the issues at hand.” — Andrew Cox, General Manager of Operations for Food Service at SNU Coming up soon, SNU dining and disability services are partnering to host an event on campus. Their hope is to raise ... Read More »

The Colors of Beck

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Beck Hansen, otherwise known simply as Beck, released his 13th studio album titled Colors on October 13. He released his first studio album Mellow Gold in 1994, gaining his popularity through this lo-fi alternative album. Since then, Beck is most notoriously known for changing his sound in nearly every album, starting with 90’s experimental music, moving to folk, soul, rock, ... Read More »

The Most Important Meal of The Day

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For most of us, nutrition is probably the last thing on our mind. We are too busy, wake up too late, are trying to cram for a test, or whatever else to even think about getting breakfast. There are numerous studies that prove how breakfast can improve school performance and weight control. It also helps us improve on strength and ... Read More »

Una Casa Divida no Aguantarà (A House Divided Cannot Stand)

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  “The more the Catalan government promotes independence through manipulated public television, the more people are going to want to separate themselves from Spain.” —Carlos Anguiano, SNU Junior,  Pre-Law Business Administration   The Spanish region of Catalonia is found in the Northeastern part of Spain.The capital city, Barcelona, is known as a popular tourist destination with its captivating art, architecture, ... Read More »

Kingsman: The Golden Circle Review

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Kingsman: The Golden Circle was released the last week of September and was a long-awaited sequel to the original Kingsman. These English spy movies have been compared by many as a James Bond film but with a twist. The movie was directed by Matthew Vaughn and has a running length of two hours and twenty-one minutes. The sequel continues with ... Read More »

On Finding Legitimate News

The Oklahoman Head Quarters

In today’s political and social climate, finding a good news source is of incredible importance. News is everywhere, but how do we know what sources are legitimate? What sources can we trust? As college students, it is of utmost importance that we stay active and involved in news culture, as we must stay informed to vote intelligently and understand the ... Read More »

PowderPuff Football 2017

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Saturday, October 7th was the perfect night for any sporting event. The weather was a cool sixty-five degrees. The wind was blowing in a way that was suitable for any athlete that would play sport that night. The sport of choice on Saturday was football, but it was different from any other kind of football. It was powderpuff football. Powderpuff ... Read More »

“Breaking” the Stereotype (A Fall Break Guide)

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Ah, fall break. The time in the semester where we feel done with classes and people. A time to breathe, a time to leave, a time to break free. But….What if you’re not from here and you’re stuck on campus?  There are many aspects that could hinder outings. For instance, if you don’t have a car and if most of your ... Read More »

Blade Runner 2049 in Review

Movie poster for Blade Runner 2049.

Blade Runner 2049, a sequel to the Ridley Scott cult-classic movie Blade Runner (1982), will go down in history as one of the best sequels of all time. Starring Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford and Jared Leto, this all-star cast brings the post-apocalyptic world of Blade Runner to life. Blade Runner 2049 is a three hour epic that attempts to reflect ... Read More »

Tips to Save Money While in College

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The majority of us can probably relate to the memes we see on social media about being a broke college student. Wouldn’t it be a relief to not stress about not having enough money for gas or food? It is hard work to get to that point, but it is possible.   This past week I interviewed four SNU students ... Read More »

ONE Theme House 2017

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SNU is filled with many opportunities for us to be the hands and feet of God. One of these opportunities is through one of SNU’s theme houses, known as ONE. ONE stands for “Our Neighborhood Empowered” and is one out of the four theme houses that are on campus. ONE was created by OKC First Church of the Nazarene as ... Read More »

The Children’s Center Rehabilitation Hospital’s New Bed Tower Dedication

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This past Tuesday, the Children’s Center Rehabilitation Hospital on NW 39th Expressway in Bethany had the dedication of their new patient bed tower. The new tower offers four floors that will include the pediatric outpatient clinic, treatment and diagnostic rooms and an additional forty patient beds. The dedication was held in the new building and several of the board members ... Read More »

A Night on Broadway

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“It’s not just for us or for SNU. It is for our surrounding community. It’s for the kids that are sitting in classrooms and have never heard ‘One Day More.’ Theater changed my life, so to be able to put on a show that support what I love and support the arts, is just a special experience.”—Noah McGuire, co-director of ... Read More »

All Things Work Together Review

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Lecrae recently released his eighth full-length studio album titled All Things Work Together. The title of the album All Things Work Together references the bible verse, Romans 8:28. Romans 8:28 states “And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose.” In an interview with Billboard ... Read More »

Coffee House Poetry at SNU

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On Friday, October 6 from 8am-3:30pm, Southern Nazarene University (SNU) will be hosting a Coffee House Poetry Workshop in the library. Former Poet Laureate of Oklahoma Nathan Brown will be speaking, along with GNWY (Generation Why) and Amy Bowles. This workshop will give students and teachers the opportunity to hear original poetry from professionals as well as gain valuable information ... Read More »