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SNU’s History with the Roles of Women

Women’s equality is a topic that has been important throughout history and continues to be a focus of attention in today’s society. It’s an issue that can be approached through many different lenses (economic, domestic, political, cultural, religious, etc.), each of which hold different implications. One perspective where women’s roles can be viewed is the campus life at Bethany Peniel ... Read More »

Jazz Solo Night Tonight

Ranging from bossanova to sultry favorites, Usingers will be crooning tunes for your listening pleasures on Friday, February 3. Jazz Solo Night allows students to hear the talents of some of the most eclectic voices of SNU while relaxing in the 405. (To become a member of this ensemble, a student must try out with an excerpt solo piece of ... Read More »

Have a Heart, Take a Pal

It’s now February and at SNU that means one thing: Heartpal. Yep. It’s time to start getting yourself pampered for the snazziest event of the year. Whether you’re single or “ring by spring”-ed, you won’t want to miss what is in store for this year’s Heartpal. Heartpal is on Friday, February 10 from 8 p.m.-10 p.m.. This year it will ... Read More »

SGA Executive Elections Coming Soon

Elections for the new SGA Executive Council are approaching quickly. The Election Fair will be held Monday, February 27 and Election Chapel will be held Tuesday, February 28. The positions available are Student Body President, Social Life, Campus Ministries or Athletic Relations. In order to apply for these positions, you must first be nominated by your peers. An email will ... Read More »

Flicks is Coming

The annual SNU film event, Flicks, will be held on February 24 on Bracken lawn. Everyone who attends will vote and winners will receive cash prizes for their film. Also, artwork will also be displayed throughout the event. All filmmakers, and others simply interested in the art, submit your short films for Flicks. Your work will be displayed on a ... Read More »

An Overview of E-Sports at SNU

Among the growing number of clubs at SNU is the up and coming Southern Nazarene E-Sports club. For those who are confused, E-sports is the rapidly growing hobby of competitive PC gaming. Anyone interested can speak with Byron Crouch or Dr. Eskridge. Birthed in the small town arcades and wood paneled basements of the early 80s, competitive gaming has been ... Read More »

Auditions To Be Held for School Play

On Thursday, January 26 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., SNU’s Department of Cultural and Communication Studies will hold an open audition for the division’s production of Ayn Rand’s play Night of January 16th. Interested students will audition in Herrick room 10. Each audition will be comprised of a cold reading of the play’s script. SNU’s production will be directed ... Read More »

Food Policy In SNU Dining Explained

If you’ve attempted to grab a sandwich in between classes, take a banana to eat later, or pick up a cookie to eat heading out of SNU Dining this semester, you’ve probably left feeling dejected with no food in hand. Many have found, through both personal experience and tales from others, that SNU Dining has become much stricter when it ... Read More »

Auto Safety at SNU

Recently, a couple of instances of auto burglaries have occurred at SNU.  It appears that cars are being searched for valuables during late hours of the night.  Authorities are still investigating the issue as the suspects have not been caught or identified.  The two separate events happened on back-to-back nights.  It is unclear whether anyone has any information that could ... Read More »

Lumberjack Night

Thursday, December 1, is Lumberjack night at the 5:30p.m. and 7:30p.m. at the Women’s and Men’s basketball games. This day is a beloved event that occurs every basketball season here at Southern Nazarene University, and you will not want to miss it. The night consists of several fun activities — first and foremost of which is the lumberjack attire. While ... Read More »

An Interview with a Refugee in Europe

Our generation has an incredible opportunity to respond to the current refugee crisis. A refugee, as defined by the United Nations, is someone who has been forced to flee his or her country because of persecution, war, or violence. In the last 2 years, more than one million refugees have fled the Middle East and Northern Africa into Europe in ... Read More »

How Death at a Braum’s led to Mental Health Reform

On August 23, 2015, State Labor Commissioner Mark Costello was stabbed to death outside of an Oklahoma City Braum’s by his son, Christian Costello. According to Cathy Costello, Christian’s mother and Mark’s wife , Christian had been diagnosed nine years prior with schizoaffective disorder with psychosis. Schizoaffective disorder includes both the symptoms of schizophrenia and mood disorders. Symptoms are cyclical ... Read More »

Gorillaz: The Return

After almost six years of absolutely nothing (save a converse ad), the genre-hopping, chart-topping , supergroup Gorillaz returns. In 2015, artist Jamie Hewlett teased the public by releasing newly remodeled character designs for the band’s bassist, background singer/guitarist and all-around cinnamon roll Noodle, Murdoc. The internet ignited with rumors and speculation. This spark only grew larger when Hewlett left a ... Read More »

So They Go- SNU In Missions 2017

As disciples of Christ, we are called to actively bring God’s hope, healing, compassion and justice to the world. The book of Matthew, chapter 28:19-20, reads, “Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded ... Read More »