Author Archives: Mike Vierow

Study Abroad Opportunities for Students

Do you want to see more of the world? Do you want to be immersed in different cultures? Are you interested in study abroad opportunities? One of SNU’s most frequented study abroad partnerships is through IGE (Institute for Global Education). IGE takes students to the heart of Vienna in the beautiful country of Austria. Students will study at the University ... Read More »

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Coming Soon

Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” is this year’s SNU musical and it comes at a perfect time. The “Beauty and the Beast” live movie is also coming out later this year. If you want to get a glimpse of the magic that is Disney before the movie, you definitely need to “Be Our Guest” and come see this musical! Disney’s ... Read More »

Riversport Adventures in OKC

If you are looking for something fun to do this summer, check out Oklahoma City’s Riversport Adventures. You can find these adventures at Lake Overholser, Lake Hefner or Downtown. Each location offers a variety of exciting outdoor activities. At the Downtown location, one can find whitewater rafting, kayaking, tubing, adventure courses, zip-lines, extreme jumping and many other fun adventures. Lake ... Read More »

Coming Soon: Speak Solidarity

“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” -Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Fall of 2016 was a time that stirred tension, anger, hurt and disappointment for our society. SNU and the people of our campus were not immune from these emotions. In response to such issues, a SNU student expressed the need for ... Read More »

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 »