Author Archives: Mike Vierow

Ways to Edit your Paper

We are a couple of weeks into school and by now, you understand what college is like.  You understand how much reading is required for each class, to look at moodle on a weekly basis, check your school email, and to enjoy every minute of college. However, a couple of weeks into school also means professors now feel comfortable enough ... Read More »

Compassion Week Comes to SNU

September 15th marks the start of Compassion Week here at SNU. This series of events is meant to get students to start thinking about compassion for others, not just in the mission field, but here at home as well. This year, for Compassion Week, there is a focus on the need for clothing. This will be implemented in the events ... Read More »

How to Choose a Career (Or Not)

Choosing a major can be one of the most strenuous choices you will have to make in your college career. What if you choose wrong and regret it? What if you can’t get a job in your field? What if you end up hating it? SNU is a great place but finding your niche is important. Being in a department ... Read More »

Local Movie Theaters to Visit

I love to watch movies! It’s one of the many things that I enjoy and soothes me when I am stressed out. However, I have favorite movie theatres I like to go for certain reasons. Below are three of the closest theaters that can serve different purposes for your movie experience.   B&B Windsor Theater This theater is probably the ... Read More »

Local Businesses That Offer Student Discounts

As a brand new college student, I’m still learning the do’s and don’ts of money managing. Luckily, I’ve found that there are a lot of great local businesses that offer student discounts, even if you don’t own a Crimson Card. All you have to do is show them your student ID. Here are some great places to try out: -Chipotle ... Read More »

In Review: Don’t Breathe

For the past week, the new movie, “Don’t Breathe”, has filled the SNU campus with mixed emotions as it made its appearance in the theaters. In the category of horror/thriller, the new movie takes place in the city of Detroit. With the desire to better their life, three burglars; Rocky (Jane Levy), Alex (Dylan Minnette), and Money (Daniel Zovatto), decide ... Read More »

Your Vote Matters Even If You’re From Out of State

Whether it’s Trump, Hillary, or Gary Johnson we’ve all got a pretty big decision coming up in November. For many of you this will be just like any other election but those of you who come from out of state may see this as much more of a daunting task. Not being an Oklahoma native I can say that I ... Read More »

Pokemon Go Safety

Pokémon Go, a killer fitness app, is a disrupter of the peace and the new craze of the century. There are plenty of Pokéstops around the SNU campus, yet it would be nice to have a reminder to tell you to look up from your screens for awhile. Take note that this goes for any other app on your phone ... Read More »

A Break Up Letter to Snowbarger Hall

Dear Snowbarger, I regret to inform you that I am moving out this semester. I know this might come as a shock; I mean, I have lived here for the last two years, and they have been filled with amazing memories. Before you say anything, let me explain. Let me start off by saying that it is not just me. ... Read More »

In Review: Lights Out

Spoiler free section You know those movies where weird things start happening to kids and no one believes them. Then you’re just so upset about it and, before you know it, the whole family is dead? Lights Out, the upcoming horror movie, has an entirely different way of demonstrating this kind of plot. Put yourself into the shoes of a ... Read More »

On Thrifting

One of the most surprising things I encountered, upon moving to the United States, was the popularization of thrifting. Like anyone who listened to the music of 2013, I heard Macklemore’s “Thrift Shop,” but did not realize just how mainstream thrifting had become. My first real encounter with thrift shopping was the day of Southern Supper my freshman year. (That ... Read More »

Exploring the New SNU Bookstore

The new semester begins and brings with it exciting new changes. One of the biggest changes to campus life is the SNU campus bookstore, which this past summer was given a complete makeover. The university has partnered with Tree of Life Bookstores to provide a greater discount to students. Although returning students may know about this change, new students may ... Read More »

Why Read The Echo?

Let me start by saying thank you for taking the time to read this article. Time is a prescious entity in college life. The way we use our time says volumes about who we are. I hope that as the semester progresses, you will spend a little time reading some of the wonderful articles we will be publishing. For now, ... Read More »

Football Players Talk Summer Training

I interviewed Derrick Gillis, sophomore, and Breyon Jackson, freshman, about how they will be training for the next season and making sure they are ready by the time the first game arrives. Jackson is a Defensive Back for Southern Nazarene University. After asking what he will be doing this summer to improve his overall game he responded, “I plan to ... Read More »