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SNU Education Students Take STEM to Local Elementary Schools

Three SNU Education majors, Haley Ryckman, Macy Smart, and Katelynn Thompson, set out to share an exciting and fun learning experience for elementary students through a web-based, computer programming curriculum, CS-First. This program falls under the umbrella of STEM, which stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. CS-First is an entry-level computer science program designed and supported by Google; therefore, ... Read More »

Energy Drinks: How Do They Affect Your Health?

According to the health section in US News, sales of energy drinks and shots, like 5-hour Energy, are higher than ever. The energy drink market made over $12.5 billion in the years between 2008 and 2012 and are now soaring into the $20-$30 billion range. The easy targets for these companies are people just like you; the busy college kids. ... Read More »

SNU’s 2017 Senior Design Show

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SNU will be holding its Senior Design Show on May 12, 2017 in the Parker Fine Arts Building from 6:30-9:00 p.m.. Professor Phyllis Eagle is serving as the Art Director for the show, but our own senior graphic design students are the ones putting together the program. Morgan Campbell, Jordan Babcock, Hannah Lebeau, Brittany Toone, Logan Sundbye, Ashley Grubert, J.D. ... Read More »

Bollywood Comes to SNU Again!

Bollywood will be coming to SNU for the second year in a row! The event will be held next Tuesday night, April 25, at 6 p.m. on Bracken Lawn. There will be a color festival, photobooth, henna tattoos, yummy Indian snacks, and dancing- all for free! The event was a huge success last year, and everyone involved hopes it to ... Read More »

Who’s The Man 2017

Southern Nazarene University’s annual “Who’s The Man” show will take place Friday, April 21 at 8:00 p.m. in the Herrick Auditorium. The junior class has planned the entire event and each year they alternate between a variety of different shows, such as “Who’s The Man” or “Lip Sync.” However, “Who’s The Man” will happen every spring. Junior Class Secretary-Treasurer, Audrey ... Read More »

Starbuck’s Secret Menu

Starbucks is a multibillion dollar corporation who extensively research everything that is possible to make the customer feel satisfied. Among the many workings of Starbucks, is a secret list of starbucks drinks that this article will explore a little more in detail. Before I get to the actual list, I want to point out one important lesson based on interviews ... Read More »

The Perks of Being a Student Worker

In many places you visit on SNU’s campus, you see student workers. The admissions office, business building, IT department, mailroom, Commons office, SNU dining, cafe, library, and the Student Development office all use the help of student workers. Have you ever considered applying for one of these positions? This week I chatted with some student workers to discuss the benefits ... Read More »

Dr. J. Keith Newman named new SNU President

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This afternoon the SNU Board of Trustees held a press conference on campus to announce that Dr. J. Keith Newman had been elected to serve as SNU’s next President.  Newman will become president of the university August 1, 2017, following the retirement of Dr. Loren P. Gresham, SNU’s president since 1989. Newman’s election is the culmination of an extensive search that was ... Read More »

Coming Soon: Rugged Maniac OKC

We all love to spend Saturdays lounging around or binge watching our favorite Netflix shows, but why not get up and do something fun and crazy? The Rugged Maniac 5K race is coming to Oklahoma City and it will be an event to remember. The Rugged Maniac is an event designed for tough, athletic individuals who are able to complete ... Read More »

SNU’s New Theology Department Hire

SNU has hired a new member of the Theology Department. Dr. Jim Fitzgerald will be the new Chair of the School of Theology and Ministry, as well as a professor in the department. Dr. Jim Fitzgerald graduated from one of our sister schools, Olivet Nazarene University, with a focus on Biblical Literature. Dr. Fitzgerald also attended Nazarene Theological Seminary and ... Read More »

Meet Your New 2017-2018 SGA Execs

So you elected new student government executives, but how well do you really know these people? I mean, these people are going to be in charge of all the fun activities on campus for an entire year, so you might want to take the time and get to know them. It might be all the difference to you having a ... Read More »

2017 NBA All Star Game: A Recap

The 2017 NBA All-Star Game was played for the 66th time February 19 at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Western Conference won the game 192-182 defeating the East by 10 points. History was made when the MVP of the game, Anthony Davis scored 52 points – the most points ever to be scored in an All-Star ... Read More »

What’s Up With the WiFi?

Are you disappointed that you can’t watch Netflix because it is constantly loading? Why does it feel the WiFi never works? If you’re in a room with concrete, bricks, and metal, it can cause wifi interference.Consequently, if you live in Bracken or Snowbarger, your chances for interference are higher. Geoffrey Freelander works on the WiFi and is aware of this ... Read More »

Who’s Your ADDY?: SNU Students Win Design Awards

This year’s ADDY Awards presented many awards to SNU students from our graphic design department. The ADDY Awards were on February 18, 2017 at the Chevy Bricktown Event Center. It’s a fancy night of awards given to some very artsy people (picture an Oscars style party, but for advertising). “It’s the fanciest event I’ve ever been to. There were ladies ... Read More »

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 »