Author Archives: Mike Vierow

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 »