Author Archives: Mike Vierow

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 »

An Overview of E-Sports at SNU

Among the growing number of clubs at SNU is the up and coming Southern Nazarene E-Sports club. For those who are confused, E-sports is the rapidly growing hobby of competitive PC gaming. Anyone interested can speak with Byron Crouch or Dr. Eskridge. Birthed in the small town arcades and wood paneled basements of the early 80s, competitive gaming has been ... Read More »

Passion 2017 Overview

One name, one voice, one moment. This was the slogan for Passion 2017. The Passion Conference is a gathering of 18 to 25-year-olds and their leaders to join together in the worship of God. This year was a big milestone for the conference as it celebrated the 20th anniversary of the very first Passion Conference in 1997. It was held ... Read More »

Auditions To Be Held for School Play

On Thursday, January 26 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., SNU’s Department of Cultural and Communication Studies will hold an open audition for the division’s production of Ayn Rand’s play Night of January 16th. Interested students will audition in Herrick room 10. Each audition will be comprised of a cold reading of the play’s script. SNU’s production will be directed ... Read More »

Video: Men’s Basketball Team

  Four Years. Four Seniors. LB Willis (#10), Deshon Portley (#3), Anton Kankaanpaa (#23) and C.J. White (#21) have made a name for themselves in the Sawyer Center. These men are getting gritty this season leaving everything on the court. Through hard work, perseverance and a focus on one goal, nothing is holding the team back. This video story gets ... Read More »

Video: Three Guys Review Energy Drinks

Which energy drink will keep you up the longest and raise your GPA? Tanner Wilson, Marshall Jones, and Zac Chamberlain subjected their bodies to these night lengthening super drinks to provide you with answers. Respectively, these three men tested Rockstar energy, Red bull, and Monster energy. The night began with three very tired young men and only escalated from there. ... Read More »

Food Policy In SNU Dining Explained

If you’ve attempted to grab a sandwich in between classes, take a banana to eat later, or pick up a cookie to eat heading out of SNU Dining this semester, you’ve probably left feeling dejected with no food in hand. Many have found, through both personal experience and tales from others, that SNU Dining has become much stricter when it ... Read More »

Video: Interview With Two SNU Volleyball Players

As the SNU volleyball season comes to a close, Colton Hadlock got the opportunity to sit down with senior captains, Abbey Bell and Courtney Bowie, to ask them about this past season and their experience playing volleyball. The team won the Great American Conference Championship recently in Hotsprings, Arkansas, sweeping the tournament in just nine games. This makes them the ... Read More »

In Review: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Harry Potter is the boy who lived, but what about the franchise that was thought to be dead after Harry grew up? The stories many of us grew up with live again with the new movie “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.” David Yates, the director of “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix” through “Harry Potter and ... Read More »

Auto Safety at SNU

Recently, a couple of instances of auto burglaries have occurred at SNU.  It appears that cars are being searched for valuables during late hours of the night.  Authorities are still investigating the issue as the suspects have not been caught or identified.  The two separate events happened on back-to-back nights.  It is unclear whether anyone has any information that could ... Read More »

What Can You Learn From A Millennial?

An infinite number of lessons are brought to mind when thinking about what can be learned from a millennial, but listening is key. First and foremost, every single human being on this earth is unique and do not function in one specific way. Thank you, society, for lumping all of the millennials into one category so generations before this era ... Read More »