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When the Saints Go Marching In

SNU football games had a new audience this year: The Sound of the Storm. This past semester was the first year SNU had a full marching band on the sidelines for the Crimson Storm football team. One might hear the normal football game songs sprinkled in with music from The Beatles such as “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” and ... Read More »

The 2Windows Project

We live in a changing world. Every day new technology and scientific hypotheses are being tested and created. How are we, as a Christian community, called to understand the growing scientific language our culture is engaging with? Dr. Ron Wright, from the Department of Psychology, heard of grants being awarded by Fuller Seminary through STEAM (Science and Theology for Emerging ... Read More »

Exciting News: Book Published From “Science, Technology and Society” Class

Students who were part of the “Science, Technology, and Society” course have the honor to be part of a book that resulted from the correspondence with Professor Freeman Dyson. This past April the book was published by World Scientific Publishing Company, along with a book signing that occurred on October 16. The “Science, Technology, and Society” course is taught by ... Read More »

The Hidden Drawbacks Of Napping

Research shows that college students around the world partake in regular napping, but are those seemingly wonderful naps actually good for you? As many people know, sleep is an essential component to maintain one’s health, yet college students are constantly finding themselves deprived of sleep. Countless students have taken to the idea of frequent napping to combat their sleepiness in ... Read More »

Stories From Graduates Teaching Abroad

Several SNU graduates have taught abroad in countries such as Spain, Germany and various other countries in Latin America. Some of these are planned, but others took a chance to leave their comfort zones. These are great opportunities to not only explore the world, but grow as a person because of facing difficult situations. Stephanie Reyes, an SNU graduate, decided ... Read More »

The Consequences of Standardized Testing

Standardized testing is something every child and teenager eventually experiences in the American school system. These tests can have an interesting and powerful impact on students especially of minority races, lower incomes and different cultural backgrounds. There was a study done by Laura-Lee Kearns at St. Francis Xavier University that took an in-depth look at standardized testing. The study looked ... Read More »

How Are You Paying For College?

As high school students, all you can think about is going away to college, all the parties you are going to attend and getting away from your parents. But how to pay for college, which is the most important thing, has been put on the back burner. Paying for college is no easy task, unless you are the top 5 ... Read More »

This Nazarene Life: Podcast Overview

Millennial Nazarene students are leading different lives from generations before them. Rev. Brit Bolerjack saw this gap and hoped to changed it. She wanted to “help them [millennials] communicate better. I heard things like ‘old people can’t change’ and ‘young people don’t care’ and we were talking past each other in ways that were not healthy or helpful.” As well ... Read More »

TWIRP 2016 Is Almost Here!

Got a Date to TWIRP? Southern Nazarene University’s ongoing tradition of TWIRP is just a week away. The acronym of TWIRP means, “The Women is Required to Pay.” On Friday, October 28, from 7:30p.m.-11p.m., students will have the opportunity to participate in a scavenger hunt for one hour. When the hunt is over, an epic costume party will begin. Thanks ... Read More »

Local Politics: District 100

The battle between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton will not be the only important voting decision made on November 8th. Local politics are not seen as important to many voters. SNU is nestled in District 100, where a battle of it’s own has taken place between Elise Hall and Dr. Don Wentroth. Wentroth and Hall are both running to be ... Read More »

Safety and Security at SNU

Recently on the SNU campus, there was an auto burglary in the Marchant parking lot. Every item was stolen including the belongings inside the locked glove box. When incidents like this happen it is important for students to be reminded of the campus safety guidelines. All students should understand that personal safety should never be taken for granted. This is ... Read More »

Tattoos Of SNU

Tattoos have been taboo in the Christian community but are progressively moving toward an accepting nature. As you walk through campus, it is hard not to notice that a multitude of students have adorned themselves with tattoos. While they can be a daily reminder of various moments, many students at SNU use them to model what their faith is or ... Read More »

SPEAK SOLIDARITY: A Spoken Word Event

On Thursday, October 13th from 8:30- 10:00p.m., the department of Cultural and Communication Studies will be hosting the first “Speak Solidarity” event in the SNU library coffee shop. Dr. Gina Weaver, a professor of English, says the inspiration for the event came after the death of Terence Crutcher, who was killed in Tulsa several weeks ago. After talking to other ... Read More »

MSO Hosts “Salsa Under The Stars”

This past Thursday, October 6th, SNU held the event “Salsa Under the Stars” to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. It was held in the SNU library’s coffee shop. There was dancing, pan dulce and coffee. Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated from September 15 to October 15. These dates are important as September 15 is the indepence day for several Latin American ... Read More »

Feeling Stressed? Jot Down Your Thoughts!

A study done by Mark A. Lumley and Kimberly M. Provenzanoat at Wayne State University, has shown that journaling can help significantly reduce stress levels and boost one’s GPA. Contemplating past stressful events is challenging and painful, so most of us probably try to avoid it. But if a person is willing to analyze their past and work through their ... Read More »