Opinion

Introverted Students at SNU

During my time at SNU I have made numerous friends, but I’ve never felt comfortable being around a crowd of people compared to my friends. Because of this, I normally don’t attend events on campus like TWIRP or the football games. However, people often ask me why I prefer being alone. How do I explain to them that I’m an ... Read More »

Fetch? A Quick Glance At Fashion Trends Gone By

For some college students, fashion is the last thing they need to worry about. So I am here to clear the air on one of the more debatable topics of the style-savvy community. Vintage, antique, or retro? How are you to know? “Vintage” takes on a highly specific meaning though it can be applied in different fields. Anything 20 years ... Read More »

Can’t Stop The Feeling

Do you ever feel so connected with a song that it sends chills down your spine? Does singing as loud as you possibly can in the shower make you feel like the next Christina Aguilera? And no one should have to ask if you’ve ever looked out the window of the car and felt like you were in a music ... Read More »

When In Austria: Cold, Halloween, and Bedbugs

Guten Tag! A lot has happened since the last time I wrote. Bed bugs, mostly, but I’ll get to that later. We have officially entered the month of October, here in Vienna, and the weather has taken the hint with a vengeance. It’s gotten quite cold here, a nice change from sweltering heat, but the beginnings of frostbite are not ... Read More »

Bethany Is The Place For Asian Fusion

Sushi rolls

Don’t be fooled by its off the beaten path location. Ding Asian Fusion, located at 39th Expressway and Donald in Bethany is now my favorite spot for a higher scale Japanese inspired dining experience. With its elegant decor, extensive menu and moderate pricing, Ding offers a first-rate atmosphere that is matched by the superior quality of the food. I’ve now eaten ... Read More »

Flex is Best: Advice For The Food and Coffee Connoisseurs

First tip: Always be nice to the people who serve you. My Dad always taught my sister and I to be extra polite to those working in food service, because they are, literally, feeding you. He worked at a Hardee’s (fast food) and has many “horror” stories of the customers he had to deal with. I experienced some stories of ... Read More »

Ways to Edit your Paper

We are a couple of weeks into school and by now, you understand what college is like.  You understand how much reading is required for each class, to look at moodle on a weekly basis, check your school email, and to enjoy every minute of college. However, a couple of weeks into school also means professors now feel comfortable enough ... Read More »

How to Choose a Career (Or Not)

Choosing a major can be one of the most strenuous choices you will have to make in your college career. What if you choose wrong and regret it? What if you can’t get a job in your field? What if you end up hating it? SNU is a great place but finding your niche is important. Being in a department ... Read More »

Local Movie Theaters to Visit

I love to watch movies! It’s one of the many things that I enjoy and soothes me when I am stressed out. However, I have favorite movie theatres I like to go for certain reasons. Below are three of the closest theaters that can serve different purposes for your movie experience.   B&B Windsor Theater This theater is probably the ... Read More »

Pokemon Go Safety

Pokémon Go, a killer fitness app, is a disrupter of the peace and the new craze of the century. There are plenty of Pokéstops around the SNU campus, yet it would be nice to have a reminder to tell you to look up from your screens for awhile. Take note that this goes for any other app on your phone ... Read More »

A Break Up Letter to Snowbarger Hall

Dear Snowbarger, I regret to inform you that I am moving out this semester. I know this might come as a shock; I mean, I have lived here for the last two years, and they have been filled with amazing memories. Before you say anything, let me explain. Let me start off by saying that it is not just me. ... Read More »

Why Read The Echo?

Let me start by saying thank you for taking the time to read this article. Time is a prescious entity in college life. The way we use our time says volumes about who we are. I hope that as the semester progresses, you will spend a little time reading some of the wonderful articles we will be publishing. For now, ... Read More »

A Final Edit: Remembering Prof. Wilcox

I just returned from the memorial service for my colleague, my mentor and my friend, Jim Wilcox.  After listening to so many eloquent words and so many funny stories, I’m hesitant to add my inadequate voice to the chorus that honored this one-of-a-kind man.  But in the back of my head I hear a familiar prodding from Jim himself saying, ... Read More »

If you don’t like SNU, then stay!

In the past, I’ve been a bit harsh to Southern Nazarene University. I don’t get along with some of the faculty, or agree with every policy the school has put in place. Recently when I brought up a specific concern, I was met with a response that was essentially, “If you don’t like SNU, then leave.” Allow me to clarify: ... Read More »