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SNU SIMS – Where are They Going?

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On November 7th, students who had applied to be a part of SIMS found out where they are going to be on mission this summer. There are nine SIMS teams this year that are going all around the world. Kimmie Runnels, a senior graphic design major, is the team leader for the Brazil team. This is her second time doing ... Read More »

Classy Christmas: The When, Where, and Why You should Go to Class Christmas Parties

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Halloween ends, Thanksgiving begins, and sometimes Christmas starts directly after either. Whether you are the Grinch or one of Santa’s elves, whether you scream “BA HUMBUG!” at the cold and holiday cheer or are all around a happier person because the city is illuminated with lights, whether you are soul who likes to savor each holiday or someone who listens ... Read More »

Staying Healthy During Flu and Cold Season

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The end of the semester is notoriously known for being the time of year when most students get sick. Having to juggle finals and a potential cold is not ideal, so here are some suggestions that can be easily incorporated into a college student’s schedule. Wash Your Hands Hand hygiene is one of the easiest ways to prevent picking up ... Read More »

St. Gregory University: Remaining Hopeful in the Eye of the Storm

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Could you imagine your college education getting swept from under you with not so much as a word? On Wednesday, November 10th, St. Gregory’s University in Shawnee, Oklahoma announced that at the end of the fall semester they would be closing their doors. St. Gregory’s was established in 1875, making it one of the oldest establishments in Oklahoma, and it ... Read More »

The Life and Legacy of Dr. Stan Toler

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Dr. Stan Toler (1950-2017) was one of the most prominent voices in the Church of the Nazarene. Serving as a pastor and General Superintendent in the Church, he is most widely known for his career as an author, merging his life of faith with his knowledge of leadership by publishing over 100 books throughout his career. He not only influenced ... Read More »

Be the Best You Fair: Drugs and Alcohol

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“I think it’s important that we’re doing a fair about drugs and alcohol because not a lot of people are confident in bringing the topic up to someone on campus or asking questions. The Be the Best You Fair gives them an opportunity for a different environment to approach the topic.” -Rebekah Jeong, Senior, Hill’s RA This Tuesday and Wednesday ... Read More »

Honoring SNU Veterans for Homecoming

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This year at Southern Nazarene University, the homecoming football game falls on Veteran’s Day. Heather Hawkins informed me that close to 25% of SNU’s total population is made up of veterans, so they deserved to be recognized for their service. The Vet’s Center and Disability Services at SNU are partnering together this year to make sure we do everything we ... Read More »

The Trailblazers of SNU

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In life, when we embark on a new adventure, we look to the people around us who have had the experience to give us advice. For some, college is this new adventure, yet not everyone comes from a household whose parents graduated from a four-year college. For one reason or another, you may be a first-generation college student and may ... Read More »

A Walk for Freedom

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On October 14th, 2017, thousands of people around the world marched silently to bring awareness to all types of human trafficking. A-21 is an organization that is working to put an end to modern day slavery everywhere, and the walk is a yearly event that they hold to raise awareness. Today, slavery is something that affects people of every gender, ... Read More »

Allergy & Healthy Diet Aware because We Care

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“There is a need for the university, dining services, student services, and those affected by allergens to be on the same page with the issues at hand.” — Andrew Cox, General Manager of Operations for Food Service at SNU Coming up soon, SNU dining and disability services are partnering to host an event on campus. Their hope is to raise ... Read More »

Una Casa Divida no Aguantarà (A House Divided Cannot Stand)

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  “The more the Catalan government promotes independence through manipulated public television, the more people are going to want to separate themselves from Spain.” —Carlos Anguiano, SNU Junior,  Pre-Law Business Administration   The Spanish region of Catalonia is found in the Northeastern part of Spain.The capital city, Barcelona, is known as a popular tourist destination with its captivating art, architecture, ... Read More »

ONE Theme House 2017

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SNU is filled with many opportunities for us to be the hands and feet of God. One of these opportunities is through one of SNU’s theme houses, known as ONE. ONE stands for “Our Neighborhood Empowered” and is one out of the four theme houses that are on campus. ONE was created by OKC First Church of the Nazarene as ... Read More »

The Children’s Center Rehabilitation Hospital’s New Bed Tower Dedication

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This past Tuesday, the Children’s Center Rehabilitation Hospital on NW 39th Expressway in Bethany had the dedication of their new patient bed tower. The new tower offers four floors that will include the pediatric outpatient clinic, treatment and diagnostic rooms and an additional forty patient beds. The dedication was held in the new building and several of the board members ... Read More »

A Night on Broadway

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“It’s not just for us or for SNU. It is for our surrounding community. It’s for the kids that are sitting in classrooms and have never heard ‘One Day More.’ Theater changed my life, so to be able to put on a show that support what I love and support the arts, is just a special experience.”—Noah McGuire, co-director of ... Read More »