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 »

Caviar, Complainers and The Echo

It is hard to believe, but it is already time to register for your spring classes. As you look over your many class choices for 2016, I would like to give you 5 reasons why you should take The Echo Newspaper Practicum next year: 5) The Echo caviar budget for next year will be increased by 10%. Ok, so we ... Read More »

Help Feed The Hungry This Halloween By Bringing In The Harvest

This Halloween, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., you can help feed the city by “Bringing In the Harvest”. The Student Government Association (SGA) and the SNU chapter of the Food Recovery Network will be sponsoring a trick-or-treating activity where the goal will be to collect non-perishable food items for the Jesus House. This community outreach event is new to ... Read More »

5 Frequently Asked Questions about SIMS

Now that GO Week has come and gone, many students have already decided on their plans for next summer and whether or not those plans include going on a SIMS trip. However, you could be one of those students who remain undecided about SIMS. Perhaps you are unsure about what a trip entails. To help you, I have created a ... Read More »

Human Rights Awareness Week Focuses on Hunger

Oct. 26th through the 30th the Student Government Association (SGA) is bringing the observance of Human Rights Awareness Week (HRAW) to the SNU Campus. SGA will be bringing awareness of this year’s topic, hunger, by hosting several activities and events. SGA is partnering with the on-campus chapter of the Food Recovery Network to bring awareness to the topic of hunger ... Read More »

Staying Safe at SNU

Safety on college campuses has been a hot topic for several years now. With tragic events occurring at universities all over the nation, it is understandable that staff, students and even parents may fear for their loved ones. While it is being questioned whether or not guns should be allowed on the college campus, SNU stands true to its policies. ... Read More »

Star Wars: Battlefront, Beta Review

After ten years, game developer DICE is releasing the latest video game in the Star Wars series called “Star Wars: Battlefront”. The first game in the series, also named “Star Wars: Battlefront”, was released in 2004 by LucasArts Studios. The gameplay was a new revelation to a “Star Wars” game of any sort. For the first time anyone could play ... Read More »

Guide to Necessities

Starting school in a new town may be intimidating. Where do you get a haircut? What if you need to go to a doctor? Where are some places you can go shopping for clothes or groceries? Have no fear. Here is a quick guide to help you started and make Oklahoma feel more like home. Need a haircut, but are ... Read More »

Southern Nazarene Live 2015: Throwback

This Friday, Oct. 23 at 7:00 p.m., Southern Nazarene University will see the celebrated return of Southern Nazarene Live, or “SNL”. It has been two long years since Southern Nazarene Live was last at SNU, and almost everyone on campus is building up excitement for this year’s show. For those that do not know, Southern Nazarene Live is a playoff ... Read More »

Chapel Credit Breakdown 2015-2016

Every year students at Southern Nazarene students are required to get 27 chapel credits per semester. According to the SNU webpage, as the only activity for which the total University community meets together regularly, “Chapel contributes significantly to seek to create and nurture a distinctive community based on Christian ideals.” It is because of this significance that SNU places such ... Read More »

SNU Student Life Shared With Parents Through Red Carpet Weekend

October 23rd through the 24th parents will be welcomed back to campus for Red Carpet Weekend. This annual tradition is a chance for families to come to the SNU campus and experience the daily life of a student. Except for the State of the Campus meeting with members of the President’s Cabinet, parents will be experiencing the campus as if ... Read More »

It’s Not the Critic Who Counts

This weekend Southern Nazarene University’s football team endured a piercing defeat to Arkansas-Monticello, leaving our team 0-6 just over halfway through the season. With games against Southwestern Oklahoma State, Henderson State, Ouachita Baptist and Oklahoma Baptist in the coming weeks, much of the student body remains optimistic. Michael Vierow, a junior here at SNU, agreed. “Despite the team’s losses, our ... Read More »