Commuter Life

How much is your freshman experience worth? If you spent the last semester on campus, you may be taking your experience for granted. Many commuters have expressed remorse over the lack of social activity, events missed, and a general disconnectedness from campus. When I questioned two commuting sophomore students, one who spent their first year on campus and one who ... Read More »

In Review – 13 Reasons Why

I watched the new Netflix show “13 Reasons Why” last week, and if you are an informed citizen, then I am sure you know the show has become an internet sensation. I know what you’re thinking. “Is it really a big deal? Is this series just another teen drama starring 20-year-olds?” Yes, the actors are all 20 to 25 years ... Read More »

Local Sushi

The Oklahoma city metropolitan area has so many restaurants to choose from. Whether we want food in Bethany, Downtown, Midtown or Edmond, it is often hard to choose. Sushi is something that many people are picky about, and it can also be difficult on the pocketbook. After comparing location, price and flavor, I have found several restaurants that could your ... Read More »

Looking for a Great Roommate?

A good roommate is essential to a flourishing college career, but having a GREAT roommate has the capability of giving you a friendship that will last a lifetime. Say your roommate this semester snores and you haven’t been able to sleep all year long, or your roommate blasts country music all day and night and obviously that is awful, or ... Read More »

In Review: Ghost In The Shell

I saw another movie! This weekend I went to see “Ghost in the Shell.” While I was waiting in line to buy my Cinnamon Pretzel, I eavesdropped on a conversation happening between the people in front of me. It wasn’t until their conversation that I was made aware that “Ghost in the Shell” is a live-action remake of an anime ... Read More »

Budgeting For College Students

A major problem college students have with money is that they don’t have any. This article will attempt to help with the crisis that is our skinny wallets and help explore the options for saving money. First, you should take stock of your total expenditures then categorize them as needs and wants. Afterwards, categorize the importance of your spending habits. ... Read More »

A College Student’s Guide To: Basic Car Care [Video]

Your car may work for you but it still needs a little help every 3,000 miles or so. Daily car travel may have seemed a far off fantasy 100 years ago but for us, it is a fact of life. It is important for every certified student motorist to know how to perform the necessary upkeep on their vehicle. In this ... Read More »

Java 39 and Serve: New Off-Campus Homework Hubs

Over the past year, two new businesses have opened up across the street from campus. Java 39 has dark red walls, a renaissance feel and lots of live music. Their hope is to “bring back live music to Bethany.” Standing by their word, performances are held most Fridays and Saturdays. A SNU parent opened Java 39 when his son got ... Read More »

Prep Food, Save Money

College is a difficult time for everyone’s pocket books, but there are a few ways to make it easier on yourself. The number one thing that college students spend most of their money on is food. While food is a necessity, it does not have to be the main stressor of your daily life. The fastest way to spending all ... Read More »

There’s No Place Like Chrome

It is my duty to tell the world about Google Chrome extensions, because I recently became slightly obsessed. It is a piece of technology that has the ability to help students, like yourselves, be more efficient and productive. If you don’t want that, then what are you doing in college? Wasting your time be inefficient and unproductive? That sounds like ... Read More »

In Review: Life

WARNING: ARTICLE INCLUDES SPOILERS This past weekend I went to see “Life.” I wish I didn’t. Perhaps my mistake is that I had too high of expectations for this movie. But is that really my fault? The cast includes Rebecca Ferguson, Jake Gyllenhaal and Ryan Reynolds so naturally I expected a certain level of greatness. However, the all-star cast is ... Read More »

What Should I Read Next?

I recently asked some SNUdents to recommend some books to their fellow peers. The criteria for the chosen book could be one that has changed their perspective, one they have read a bazillion times, one they read for class, one that left a lasting impact on their life, one that inspires them and/or one they think the audience of the ... Read More »

Not So Beastly

You’ve seen them. The articles, many written by conservative Christians, boycotting Disney’s live action film “Beauty and the Beast” because of the characterization of Lefou. You’ve heard the arguments and probably formed your own strong or indifferent feelings about said blockbuster. “Beauty and the Beast” is based on a true story but not the kind you’re thinking of. In the ... Read More »

Starbuck’s Secret Menu

Starbucks is a multibillion dollar corporation who extensively research everything that is possible to make the customer feel satisfied. Among the many workings of Starbucks, is a secret list of starbucks drinks that this article will explore a little more in detail. Before I get to the actual list, I want to point out one important lesson based on interviews ... Read More »