Author Archives: Mike Vierow

SNU Education Students Take STEM to Local Elementary Schools

Three SNU Education majors, Haley Ryckman, Macy Smart, and Katelynn Thompson, set out to share an exciting and fun learning experience for elementary students through a web-based, computer programming curriculum, CS-First. This program falls under the umbrella of STEM, which stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. CS-First is an entry-level computer science program designed and supported by Google; therefore, ... Read More »

Why I Read theSkimm

A single constant in my college career has been getting an email every morning telling me news about the world. Ugh. Boring, right? WRONG. theSkimm is a news source for people, like me, who get bored reading everyday news. Every weekday morning, I am greeted by theSkimm in my email inbox. So typically when I wake up in the morning, ... Read More »

Energy Drinks: How Do They Affect Your Health?

According to the health section in US News, sales of energy drinks and shots, like 5-hour Energy, are higher than ever. The energy drink market made over $12.5 billion in the years between 2008 and 2012 and are now soaring into the $20-$30 billion range. The easy targets for these companies are people just like you; the busy college kids. ... Read More »

SNU’s 2017 Senior Design Show

SNU will be holding its Senior Design Show on May 12, 2017 in the Parker Fine Arts Building from 6:30-9:00 p.m.. Professor Phyllis Eagle is serving as the Art Director for the show, but our own senior graphic design students are the ones putting together the program. Morgan Campbell, Jordan Babcock, Hannah Lebeau, Brittany Toone, Logan Sundbye, Ashley Grubert, J.D. ... Read More »

Bollywood Comes to SNU Again!

Bollywood will be coming to SNU for the second year in a row! The event will be held next Tuesday night, April 25, at 6 p.m. on Bracken Lawn. There will be a color festival, photobooth, henna tattoos, yummy Indian snacks, and dancing- all for free! The event was a huge success last year, and everyone involved hopes it to ... Read More »

Who’s The Man 2017

Southern Nazarene University’s annual “Who’s The Man” show will take place Friday, April 21 at 8:00 p.m. in the Herrick Auditorium. The junior class has planned the entire event and each year they alternate between a variety of different shows, such as “Who’s The Man” or “Lip Sync.” However, “Who’s The Man” will happen every spring. Junior Class Secretary-Treasurer, Audrey ... Read More »

Commuter Life

How much is your freshman experience worth? If you spent the last semester on campus, you may be taking your experience for granted. Many commuters have expressed remorse over the lack of social activity, events missed, and a general disconnectedness from campus. When I questioned two commuting sophomore students, one who spent their first year on campus and one who ... Read More »

In Review – 13 Reasons Why

I watched the new Netflix show “13 Reasons Why” last week, and if you are an informed citizen, then I am sure you know the show has become an internet sensation. I know what you’re thinking. “Is it really a big deal? Is this series just another teen drama starring 20-year-olds?” Yes, the actors are all 20 to 25 years ... Read More »

Local Sushi

The Oklahoma city metropolitan area has so many restaurants to choose from. Whether we want food in Bethany, Downtown, Midtown or Edmond, it is often hard to choose. Sushi is something that many people are picky about, and it can also be difficult on the pocketbook. After comparing location, price and flavor, I have found several restaurants that could your ... Read More »

Looking for a Great Roommate?

A good roommate is essential to a flourishing college career, but having a GREAT roommate has the capability of giving you a friendship that will last a lifetime. Say your roommate this semester snores and you haven’t been able to sleep all year long, or your roommate blasts country music all day and night and obviously that is awful, or ... Read More »

In Review: Ghost In The Shell

I saw another movie! This weekend I went to see “Ghost in the Shell.” While I was waiting in line to buy my Cinnamon Pretzel, I eavesdropped on a conversation happening between the people in front of me. It wasn’t until their conversation that I was made aware that “Ghost in the Shell” is a live-action remake of an anime ... Read More »

Budgeting For College Students

A major problem college students have with money is that they don’t have any. This article will attempt to help with the crisis that is our skinny wallets and help explore the options for saving money. First, you should take stock of your total expenditures then categorize them as needs and wants. Afterwards, categorize the importance of your spending habits. ... Read More »

A College Student’s Guide To: Basic Car Care [Video]

Your car may work for you but it still needs a little help every 3,000 miles or so. Daily car travel may have seemed a far off fantasy 100 years ago but for us, it is a fact of life. It is important for every certified student motorist to know how to perform the necessary upkeep on their vehicle. In this ... Read More »

Java 39 and Serve: New Off-Campus Homework Hubs

Over the past year, two new businesses have opened up across the street from campus. Java 39 has dark red walls, a renaissance feel and lots of live music. Their hope is to “bring back live music to Bethany.” Standing by their word, performances are held most Fridays and Saturdays. A SNU parent opened Java 39 when his son got ... Read More »

Prep Food, Save Money

College is a difficult time for everyone’s pocket books, but there are a few ways to make it easier on yourself. The number one thing that college students spend most of their money on is food. While food is a necessity, it does not have to be the main stressor of your daily life. The fastest way to spending all ... Read More »