Opinion

Revolutionizing Breakfast: To-Go Breakfasts at SNU

Have you ever wished SNU had to-go breakfasts? As somebody who does not consider herself much of a morning person, I know the struggle of waking up in time to get ready and arrive at class or work with an adequate breakfast in hand or in my stomach. For several SNU students, the feelings are mutual. “One does not simply ... Read More »

Public vs. Private School

About 5 months ago two teenagers from a small town named Cisco Texas parted ways, one for Southern Nazarene University and the other for West Texas A&M. The base cost of tuition is about $10,000 more at SNU; the student to faculty ratio differs from 15:1 to 19:1 respectively. How have these changes in culture and scenery affected the daily ... Read More »

‘Hospital’ is the antonym to ‘Rest’

OK, so my life goes like this: I’m putting up my Christmas lights on a rainy day and I feel a shock in my hand, so I throw the string of lights into the street to save myself from total elimination from the face of the earth. Then a neighbor comes out, a very nice neighbor, a young lady who ... Read More »

Stories from Sweden

Laura Loftin, Sophomore Mass Communications Major, shares about the beginning of her study abroad experience this semester: Sweden? Yeah, sure, let’s go there! The decision to study abroad has already been such an adventure, even if I’ve only been in “Europe’s greenest city,” Växjö, for three weeks. It took an early morning car ride, three long flights (stinky footed passengers ... Read More »

Top 5 Places to Nap on Campus: Winter Edition

Naps, wow, they’re great aren’t they? Almost everyone I’ve spoken to on campus enjoys to sleep; I myself am one of them. Napping is a central part of my day. I wake up, go to classes, eat lunch, nap, do homework, and then sleep. What’s so great about naps is that you can take them anywhere, although some naps are ... Read More »

Good Mama, No Trauma

Your generation, my generation, is the most depressed generation the world has seen in a long time (especially its college students). With the growing use of technology and social media, the quality of personal relationships and self-esteem is dropping at an alarming rate. Young adults are showing more symptoms of anxiety disorders and chronic depression. To top it off, our ... Read More »

A Christian Perspective on Human Sexuality

Our society is rapidly changing all around us. We see it in our growing fascination with dystopia genres within our movies and books, a fixation with a culture that rejects popular trends, and music that pushes us to be everything we can be and do everything we can do. One subject that is affecting the lives of our generation is ... Read More »

10 Study Habits I Wish I Knew in College

My lovely college friends, it’s a new semester and there is time to create good habits, so here are the 10 study habits I learned in my four years at SNU. Don’t procrastinate. Let’s face it, motivation isn’t going to come from a feeling; it’s going to come from doing. Understand the purpose. I know that an A in a class means ... Read More »

Christmas Traditions (And Share yours here!)

  The Christmas season is coming fast, and while I was wrapping Christmas presents as I listened to Christmas music, I couldn’t help but feel so excited for the most wonderful time of the year. As we speak, families everywhere are putting out Christmas lights, decorating their Christmas trees, sending out Christmas cards to family members and friends and celebrating ... Read More »

Thank You? Unusual Christmas Presents

As children, I’m sure many of us woke up early on Christmas morning eagerly anticipating the unwrapping of gifts. Some of us probably waited for hours by the tree, and others probably rushed to our parents’ bedrooms and woke them up so the gift opening could commence. And let’s be honest, some of us still want to wake up our ... Read More »

In Review: Mocking Jay Part 1

To be honest, I’ve never been a huge fan of The Hunger Games. Like almost everyone else my age, I read the books back when hype was being built up for the movie in 2012. There was so much hype for the series back then that it almost seemed impossible a series this big could be anything less than perfect. ... Read More »

Baby it’s cold outside: 5 Ways to keep Yourself Warm this Winter

After Oklahoma’s first snowfall on November 16, I think it’s safe to say that winter is finally here! We know that along with Christmas music, magical snow and peppermint-scented candles, winter also brings freezing cold temperatures. If you are like me, you may not be fond of the ice-cold wind chill of 10 degrees. If you often find yourself shivering ... Read More »

Movie Review: Big Hero 6

Big Hero 6 is the story of a boy named Hiro trying to find healing after losing his closest family member. Along the way he teams up with friends who are set on helping him. But how far will he have to go to find healing? The Good: The animation: The movie’s animation is styled extremely similar to that of ... Read More »