Author Archives: Mike Vierow

SNU’s History with the Roles of Women

Women’s equality is a topic that has been important throughout history and continues to be a focus of attention in today’s society. It’s an issue that can be approached through many different lenses (economic, domestic, political, cultural, religious, etc.), each of which hold different implications. One perspective where women’s roles can be viewed is the campus life at Bethany Peniel ... Read More »

Breakfast: The Most Important Meal of The Day

Everyone has heard before that breakfast is the most important meal of the day but no one tells us why. There actually is a science behind the phrase that people should know about. Even if you’re in a hurry or you aren’t hungry, eating breakfast is a better alternative than waiting. The word “breakfast” literally means “to break” a “fast.” ... Read More »

How To Sports: Equestrian

I’m here again, telling you about a cool sport that I knew nothing about until a couple days ago. The SNU Equestrian Team, “The Storm Riders,” won Reserve High Point Team at last week’s show and took home many other individual awards. Ok. Yes. I know what you’re thinking right now. “We have an equestrian team? What does ‘equestrian’ mean? ... Read More »

Netflix Original “Stranger Things” Takes World by Storm

“Stranger Things” is being called the greatest Netflix original series and one of the best series by many critics. The question on my mind was “is this really worth all the hype?” In a poll conducted from individuals at SNU, the results displayed some varying responses. Jackson Witt, a junior/sophomore, held the series in high acclaim saying “it makes you ... Read More »

In Review: A Dog’s Purpose

The movie “A Dog’s Purpose,” based on W. Bruce Cameron’s 2010 novel, smashed the box office on January 27 as it made 23.4 million USD. This PG-rated film is definitely a feel good movie, with positive messages and role models, for the whole family to watch. It is the story of a dog that goes through several lives with different ... Read More »

Get To Know: Clyvel [Video Story]

In this video, you are introduced to Clyvel Jean Baptiste, a current nursing major on his third year at SNU. This series of Get To Know videos is intended to bring the campus together by conducting interviews with students from diverse backgrounds, religions, and cultures that might not be well known. Clyvel was born in Haiti but moved to Texas ... Read More »

How To Sports: Tennis

Tennis season is starting at SNU and if anyone is like me, you know nothing about tennis (or sports in general).  This is why I did some investigating. Why should you go to a tennis match? Wow. What a great question. Here are several reasons. First, the tennis team has some super cool people on it. Second, tennis is an ... Read More »

In Review: This Is Us

Is “This is Us” just another sitcom with hundreds of one liners, or is it a soap opera too dramatic to deal with? This is the show that is enlightening the stigmas of American culture without being cheap or provocative. The recent problem in American T.V. is the void of reality. From sci-fi to crime dramas and even our reality ... Read More »

Jazz Solo Night Tonight

Ranging from bossanova to sultry favorites, Usingers will be crooning tunes for your listening pleasures on Friday, February 3. Jazz Solo Night allows students to hear the talents of some of the most eclectic voices of SNU while relaxing in the 405. (To become a member of this ensemble, a student must try out with an excerpt solo piece of ... Read More »

Have a Heart, Take a Pal

It’s now February and at SNU that means one thing: Heartpal. Yep. It’s time to start getting yourself pampered for the snazziest event of the year. Whether you’re single or “ring by spring”-ed, you won’t want to miss what is in store for this year’s Heartpal. Heartpal is on Friday, February 10 from 8 p.m.-10 p.m.. This year it will ... Read More »

A European Appreciation for Education

As some of you may know, but probably don’t, I am one of the seven SNU students who studied abroad in Vienna this past semester. I could go on and on about how incredible it was, but nobody wants to hear about that and, honestly, I don’t want to type it all out. Plus, I’m here to share the educational ... Read More »

SGA Executive Elections Coming Soon

Elections for the new SGA Executive Council are approaching quickly. The Election Fair will be held Monday, February 27 and Election Chapel will be held Tuesday, February 28. The positions available are Student Body President, Social Life, Campus Ministries or Athletic Relations. In order to apply for these positions, you must first be nominated by your peers. An email will ... Read More »

In Review: SPLIT

M. Night Shyamalan’s Split hit theaters last weekend, receiving outstanding ratings and garnered $40.2 million in the first weekend, clenching the number one spot at the box office. Split tells the story of three high school girls (Anya Taylor-Joy, Haley Lu Richardson, and Jessica Sula) who are unsuspectedly kidnapped by a man with 23 personalities (James McAvoy). In the film, ... Read More »

Flicks is Coming

The annual SNU film event, Flicks, will be held on February 24 on Bracken lawn. Everyone who attends will vote and winners will receive cash prizes for their film. Also, artwork will also be displayed throughout the event. All filmmakers, and others simply interested in the art, submit your short films for Flicks. Your work will be displayed on a ... Read More »