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A Different Kind of Sport: The Equestrian Team

To those of you who know (or those who may not know), SNU has a team that enjoys horsing around. Literally. However, do not think that it is all fun and games. It is hours of hard work for steep competitions. The Intercollegiate Horse Show Association, or IHSA, got its start in 1967 with two small teams. Today, there are ... Read More »

Go for Gold and Fight Childhood Cancer

Next week on Monday, September 21st through Saturday, September 26th, you are encouraged to go for gold in support of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. The 4C Foundation and SGA will be hosting several events during this week to show support for and to fund childhood cancer research. Throughout next week raffle tickets will be sold in the Commons for $3. ... Read More »

Midtown Church Plant

There’s something happening in the Midtown district of Oklahoma City: a new church is being formed. Chris Pollock is a pastor at Bethany First Church of the Nazarene (BFC), New Testament professor here at SNU and one of the people spearheading the operation of planting a church in the Midtown area. After three years of planning and praying, his vision ... Read More »

In Review: SIMS Brazil 2015

This summer, SIMS sent a team of 7 students to Atibaia, Brazil. Those students were Bobby Cranston, Skylar Blackburn, Katie Trivillino, Hazel Brooks, Jana Seymour, Megan Howell and Claire Kroeger, who were led by Mike Redwine, Vice President of Student Development. There are several reasons why this trip was different from the many other SIMS trips that went out this ... Read More »

A Voice for the Pygmy Tribe: Justin Wren

When Justin Wren stepped in the ring August 28th, it was his first time back in five years. For Wren, it was different this time; he wasn’t fighting against people–he was fighting for people. Standing at 6 foot 4 with a long blonde beard, mixed-martial artist Justin “The Viking” Wren found himself stepping away from what he loved to make ... Read More »

You Can Dance If You Want To: Changes in the Lifestyle Covenant

Most students believe that SNU prohibits social dancing, and only truly allows line dances. The other day I asked my friend Kenneth Lauver, a sophomore here at Southern Nazarene University, what the Lifestyle Covenant and student handbook said about social dancing. He was rather fuzzy as to what the exact phrasing of the rules are. I believe his answer holds ... Read More »

SGA Wants to Hear Your 2 Cents

Tuesday, September 8th, from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., the SNU Student Government Association (SGA) will be hosting an event in Broadhurst Gymnasium where you can give them your 2 cents. The annual event is your chance to be heard by having a say in what activities SGA will be hosting throughout the year and helping mold those activities they ... Read More »

What Ever Happened to the SNU App?

The official Southern Nazarene University smartphone app is as dead as a doornail. While the exact date of death is unknown, it is no longer available in smartphone app stores. Along with that, information within in the app will no longer be updated in any way. According to Marian Redwine, SNU’s Associate Dean for Student Life, the app was put ... Read More »

Cochran Transitions to Business Role

For the first time in 23 years, former Southern Nazarene University football head coach Mike Cochran has not and will not spend his late summer and fall on a turf field with college students. Instead, he is now part of the Christian Brothers Automotive franchise, owning a store in Oklahoma City. “I first heard about Christian Brothers Automotive back in ... Read More »

Spiritual Development Invites You to the Table

Last semester Spiritual Development led you down the narrow road. This semester as chapel kicks off on Thursday, August 27th, you are invited to come to the table. Blair Spindle, University Pastor and Dean of the Chapel was inspired by Leonard Sweet’s book From Tablet to Table: Where Community Is Found and Identity Is Formed as well as his mission ... Read More »

More than a Job: The Commons Office

While the Commons Office has gotten a physical facelift along with SNU Dining, the 405 (the space downstairs formerly known as Pop’s) and the library in the past year, the changes go deeper than that. “We have had physical renovations, including adding some cabinets, a built-in desk and sprucing up our office decor,” said Cheri Pack, Director of the Webster ... Read More »

SNU Rejoins Oklahoma Intercollegiate Legislature

Southern Nazarene University’s Oklahoma Intercollegiate Legislature (O.I.L.) delegation had a successful session at the Oklahoma State Capitol on April 22-26. The SNU delegation for this semester consisted of Hannah East, O.I.L. Chair, Rachel Schuster and Alex Harms in the Senate, Marshall Jones in the House of Representatives, and Grace Williams in Moot Court. Brad Crofford, graduate student at OU and ... Read More »

The SNU Improv Team Is Headed Your Way

We are pleased to announce that there are students who are making progress towards our own SNU improv comedy team. Current sophomores Mady Martin, Savannah Kelley and another mysterious unnamed student are coming together to bring forth a team of the funniest Snulians. Improv comedy is comedy in its rawest form. Coming straight from the mouth without much pre-thought, this ... Read More »

Marching Band Coming Fall 2016

Is a marching band right for Southern Nazarene University? Administration thinks so. I talked with Dr. Melany Kyzer and Dr. Cantwell to get the details. In 2010 the Southern Nazarene University cabinet approved the pursuit of a marching band. For those of you like me who come from a history of marching band, this may make the transition into college ... Read More »