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    How To Sports: Golf

    While golf may be a sport many know about and how to play it, you’d assume, that again, I am none th...

  • Coming Soon: Rugged Maniac OKC

    Coming Soon: Rugged Maniac OKC

    We all love to spend Saturdays lounging around or binge watching our favorite Netflix shows, but why...

  • A Letter To Freshmen

    A Letter To Freshmen

    Dear Freshmen, Learn the value of solitude. Have fun and participate if that’s your thing. But it’s ...

  • SNU’s New Theology Department Hire

    SNU’s New Theology Department Hire

    SNU has hired a new member of the Theology Department. Dr. Jim Fitzgerald will be the new Chair of t...

  • Perspectives on Senioritis

    Perspectives on Senioritis

    Urban Dictionary, the great purveyor of common man’s language, defines Senioritis as, “noun. A cripp...

Bumps, Bruises and Community: It’s Time for Ice Blocking

Sunday, September 27th, at 7:30pm the annual SGA ice blocking event returns to Will Rogers Park. In addition to a sense of adventure, you will need to bring a towel, crimson card (if you have one) and your student ID to this free event. This year’s theme is “Ice Blocking en Couleurs Oui, we like ice blocking.” In keeping with ... Read More »

A Different Kind of Sport: The Equestrian Team

To those of you who know (or those who may not know), SNU has a team that enjoys horsing around. Literally. However, do not think that it is all fun and games. It is hours of hard work for steep competitions. The Intercollegiate Horse Show Association, or IHSA, got its start in 1967 with two small teams. Today, there are ... Read More »

Go for Gold and Fight Childhood Cancer

Next week on Monday, September 21st through Saturday, September 26th, you are encouraged to go for gold in support of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. The 4C Foundation and SGA will be hosting several events during this week to show support for and to fund childhood cancer research. Throughout next week raffle tickets will be sold in the Commons for $3. ... Read More »

The Case of the Slow Wi-Fi: Snowbarger Hall

Snowbarger Hall, affectionately referred to as “Snow” by its wonderful residents, is a monument to many alumni who remember amazing experiences from there time living there. However, according to fellow residents, an essential tool–Wi-Fi–in Snow is perhaps the worst on the entire campus. For the most part, everyone I have talked to here has had some problems in some way–most ... Read More »

Midtown Church Plant

There’s something happening in the Midtown district of Oklahoma City: a new church is being formed. Chris Pollock is a pastor at Bethany First Church of the Nazarene (BFC), New Testament professor here at SNU and one of the people spearheading the operation of planting a church in the Midtown area. After three years of planning and praying, his vision ... Read More »

A Talk with Water Assassins

It’s that time of year once again; school has begun, paranoia settles in and the water pistols fly! I am of course talking about nothing other than Wet Bandits, the classic assassin water game. Every year students draw names of other students and begin to hunt them down; the only problem is that you have no idea who has your ... Read More »

Learning How to “Adult”

Recently, I’ve encountered several of my friends dealing with some difficult situations in their lives. It made me think about the lessons I’ve been slowly learning over my short life of 20 years on how to deal with pain, especially in one of the biggest transitional periods in our lives: college. Not only is college preparing you for the future ... Read More »

Door of Opportunity: Leaving Your Dorm Room Door Open

As a new school year begins and you start to settle into your cozy room on campus, you might have mixed feelings. Maybe you know who your roommates are, or maybe you are new to the SNU scene. Whatever your story, you are more than likely going to spend large amounts of time in your room throughout the year. So, ... Read More »

In Review: SIMS Brazil 2015

This summer, SIMS sent a team of 7 students to Atibaia, Brazil. Those students were Bobby Cranston, Skylar Blackburn, Katie Trivillino, Hazel Brooks, Jana Seymour, Megan Howell and Claire Kroeger, who were led by Mike Redwine, Vice President of Student Development. There are several reasons why this trip was different from the many other SIMS trips that went out this ... Read More »

A Voice for the Pygmy Tribe: Justin Wren

When Justin Wren stepped in the ring August 28th, it was his first time back in five years. For Wren, it was different this time; he wasn’t fighting against people–he was fighting for people. Standing at 6 foot 4 with a long blonde beard, mixed-martial artist Justin “The Viking” Wren found himself stepping away from what he loved to make ... Read More »

You Can Dance If You Want To: Changes in the Lifestyle Covenant

Most students believe that SNU prohibits social dancing, and only truly allows line dances. The other day I asked my friend Kenneth Lauver, a sophomore here at Southern Nazarene University, what the Lifestyle Covenant and student handbook said about social dancing. He was rather fuzzy as to what the exact phrasing of the rules are. I believe his answer holds ... Read More »

College Rules: Why College Football is Better than Pro

It’s fall again, which means changing leaves, pumpkin everything and our lives are being surrounded by a single sport: football. I love everything about this sport: the players, the locations, the traditions and the unexpected things that happens every year. During autumn weekends, football owns each of the three days, high school on Fridays, college on Saturdays and professional on ... Read More »

Ben Rector-Brand New Album Review

It has been two long years since Ben Rector has released an album, but the wait has been worth it. Ben dropped his latest album, titled Brand New, just two weeks ago. Within the first week of its release, Brand New climbed to number two on iTunes’ top albums list. Ben has successfully done what many thought was impossible; he ... Read More »

Cheap Events to Relax At This Labor Day Weekend

Whether you live in Bethany, or home is just too far away to travel for a visit over the upcoming Labor Day weekend, here are a few suggestions of cheap events to keep you entertained around the Oklahoma City area. · SGA will be sponsoring two free events for students. For the guys, NO GIRLS ALLOWED starts Saturday, September 5th, ... Read More »

Student Discounts Available With Your College ID

Being a college student and balancing finances can be a struggle. Lucky for us, many businesses out there offer special discounts and deals for hard working college kids. Here is a list of those awesome steals, made from actual experience as well as some research. For all you shopaholics out there, there are many stores and popular clothing websites that ... Read More »