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Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Coming Soon

Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” is this year’s SNU musical and it comes at a perfect time. The “Beauty and the Beast” live movie is also coming out later this year. If you want to get a glimpse of the magic that is Disney before the movie, you definitely need to “Be Our Guest” and come see this musical! Disney’s ... Read More »

Riversport Adventures in OKC

If you are looking for something fun to do this summer, check out Oklahoma City’s Riversport Adventures. You can find these adventures at Lake Overholser, Lake Hefner or Downtown. Each location offers a variety of exciting outdoor activities. At the Downtown location, one can find whitewater rafting, kayaking, tubing, adventure courses, zip-lines, extreme jumping and many other fun adventures. Lake ... Read More »

Coming Soon: Speak Solidarity

“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” -Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Fall of 2016 was a time that stirred tension, anger, hurt and disappointment for our society. SNU and the people of our campus were not immune from these emotions. In response to such issues, a SNU student expressed the need for ... Read More »

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 »