Keeping It Classy

Every college athlete competes at a very high level of performance for his or her sport. They put in hours and hours of practice, training and drilling in order to play their very best. But what happens when the competition gets the best of them and they cross the line of what is acceptable? “When we are running out on ... Read More »

Obsessed with Superheroes

The superhero genre in the past decade has dominated nearly every revenue source coming out of Hollywood. Almost everywhere one goes he/she is sure to see either a poster, shirt, phone case or hat with a Batman, Superman, Captain America or Avengers symbol on it. So, how did this explosion of tight-wearing heroes start? Well, one must first take a ... Read More »

Pope Francis: Sojourner

Pope Francis

The Pope’s visit to the United States has left me with a myriad of thoughts, hopes and emotions.  I’ve been touched by Speaker Boehner fighting back tears as the Pope spoke on the Capitol steps.  I’ve been challenged by the admonitions to set aside the pursuit of earthly wealth.  And I’ve been inspired by a nation that for at least ... Read More »

Feature Fridays: Transfers

While many are walking the campus for their first, third and or last semester, some students are still navigating life here at SNU. These students have moved from other colleges to continue their journeys for whatever the reason may be. To get an idea of how these students are settling into life here after their big moves, I interviewed several ... Read More »

Campus Golf is IN

Do you find yourself wandering the campus grounds when dark has fallen, wishing there was some kind of laid back sport you and your buddies could waste time playing while at the same time acquiring practical skills to use later in life? Fret no longer, friends. I have your solution. Campus golf has been alive and well on our campus ... Read More »

A Cause Worth Kicking For

On Monday, September 28th, at 6pm on the Bracken Lawn, SNU will host its annual charity kickball event, Kick for the Cause. What Kick for the Cause involves is four games of kickball going on at once, sharing a large second base. Each base is a kiddie pool, with the large second base as a larger pool. However, Kick for ... Read More »

Coffee on the Move: Junction Coffee

Parked in front of the Civic Center in downtown Oklahoma City, with a steady line of customers down one side, is Junction Coffee. This mobile coffee shop is a site that you would not normally expect to see in Oklahoma. Junction Coffee’s bright red double decker bus from England is a one of a kind mobile concept. Housed within the ... Read More »

Temporary Library Hours

Coupled with the library’s renovations and new coffee shop is the oh-so controversial temporary library hours. Since August 26th of this year, the library has been operating on a temporary schedule, from 8am-12am on Mondays and Tuesdays, 8am-7pm with the newly renovated coffee shop open from 7pm-12am on Wednesdays and Thursdays, 8am-5pm on Fridays, 12pm – 4pm on Saturdays and ... Read More »

Fall: The Season That Trumps All

Picture this: you are watching the steam rise from your favorite warm beverage as you sit in your comfiest sweater. Fallen leaves of beautiful colors greet your feet from the ground every time you take a step, and the sun hangs cheerfully in the sky while the birds chirp and the squirrels scatter. You are pleasantly chilled throughout the day ... Read More »

The Remedy 2015 Experience

To get a better understanding of what the summer looked like for the other members of Remedy, I sat down with a few of the band members to catch up and talk about their summer. You may be asking yourself, “What is Remedy?” Before our first camp, I didn’t fully understand either. To sum it up, Remedy is a worship ... Read More »

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 »