Winter Movie Preview 2015

It is the best time of year again. Turkey will soon be on the table, football rules our weekends and Christmas bells will soon be ringing far and wide. However, there is one other thing that has the holidays written all over them: winter movies. All types of movies are on their way. Comedies, holiday movies, Oscar bait films and ... Read More »

Short-Order Poems: Why Do We Need Poetry?

For a few weeks now, bright orange posters have proclaimed from their posts around campus that Short-Order Poems are coming our way on Nov. 23 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the coffee shop. If you have been by an H and 8th event in downtown Oklahoma City, you may have seen a few people seated at a table ... Read More »

Baseball Team Competes in “Steak Series”

The Southern Nazarene baseball team is currently competing in the Fall Steak Series.  Coach Robert Lee explained that each Fall, two captains are selected who draft teams for the SNU roster and compete against each other in a three game series.  The winning team in the series gets a steak dinner prepared by the coaches while the losing team eats ... Read More »

Growing to Glory: No Shave November

Every November countless people begin the age old tradition of giving up on shaving and letting it grow. Southern Nazarene University is no exception to this tradition. For the last couple of years, No Shave November has seen some fierce on campus competition as the battle of the hairs is waged. SGA encourages this contest by not only telling others ... Read More »

Homecoming Schedule

It’s time for homecoming, and between the Student Government Association and the athletic department’s events, here is your guide to where you’ll want to be. Howdy Homecoming takes place Thursday, November 5, at 8 p.m. at Chester’s Party Barn. For directions visit and click on the Howdy Homecoming poster. This event will include two stepping, a petting zoo, bonfire, ... Read More »

Best Places to Hike in Oklahoma

Here at SNU, Oklahoma often gets a bad rap for those a little more adventurous at heart for having nothing to do outside. In other words, people think that there are no mountains to climb, trails to hike or beautiful sights to see. The truth be told, there’s actually plenty to do outside; you just have to look for it. ... Read More »

Short Novels to Read in Your Spare Time

Do you have some free time between writing essays and working on projects? Here is a look at twenty short novels you can get lost in when you have some time to spare. “The Outsiders” by S.E. Hinton-This book is one of the most beloved classics. Young teens living in Oklahoma experience their own kind of troubles. It is greasers ... Read More »

Water4 House Presents “The Drought”

The Water4 house is hosting its first haunted house this weekend. “The Drought” Haunted House will be open Oct. 30th-31st at SNU Imel Townhouse from 8-11p.m. Tickets are $10 at the door and $5 with two cans of nonperishable food items. It will be two fun, spooky nights with games, activities and snacks. The address is 6716 NW 43rd St, ... Read More »

5 Movies From The ’80s That Are So Bad They Are Good

I have to admit that I am a lover of “good” bad movies. A “good” bad movie is so bad and clichéd that despite taking itself seriously, it is still entertaining. The 1980’s was a great time for this genre and here are 5 of my favorites. 5. “Electric Dreams” – This movie tackles one of the great recurring themes ... Read More »

Multicultural Fright Fest

Halloween is one of the largest holidays of the American calendar. Children go trick or treating, people dress up in costumes, and you can’t walk 10 feet without running into a carved pumpkin or cheap ghost figurine that was on the discount rack at Walmart. However, Halloween is also celebrated around the world among different cultures, each in their own ... Read More »

The Commuter Dilemma

There is no doubt that the Student Government Association (SGA) plans a lot of events to get the students involved on campus. But, have you ever noticed what is often missing from these events? The answer is the commuter student. Not only is there a lack of commuter students when it comes to SGA events, but this divide also stretches ... Read More »

The Walking Dead Psychology Class

The spookiest time of the year is here, my friends. It is the season of ghost, ghouls, monsters, frights and of course… zombies! With shows like the “The Walking Dead” and movies like “Zombieland,” zombies are everywhere now. Fans of the genre can be found all around. Thankfully, at Southern Nazarene University there is a class just for those fans. ... Read More »

All You Could Wish For

In 2010, a new exciting and bold form of online shopping was created called Wish. While having a slow start, the app Wish has grown over the past five years into a major sales generator. Today Wish has been valued at around one billion in American dollars. So, what has allowed Wish to grow into the huge shopping experience that ... Read More »

The Ghost Towns of Oklahoma

Halloween is just a few days away, but for several towns in Oklahoma the spooky feeling stays year round. While there are many more, here is a look into some of the ghost towns of Oklahoma. Skedee, Oklahoma: Skedee, originally named Lemert after the family which established the town, was an early prime railroad and agricultural location. In 1909, the ... Read More »