• Love and SNU

    Love and SNU

    Among the most pressing questions and societal pressure comes the thought of, “Why am I still single...

  • Back to Back

    Back to Back

    In 2012 , Southern Nazarene University transitioned into NCAA Division II. From then on, the team ha...

  • Mon1kers in Review

    Mon1kers in Review

    The band Monikers is a pop alternative band made up of the Southern Nazarene University (SNU) alum C...

  • Mission Opportunities at SNU

    Mission Opportunities at SNU

    This past week at SNU was GO week. GO week is when students can learn about opportunities where they...

  • Here’s to the Dreamers

    Here’s to the Dreamers

    “We all come from somewhere. We all have a story. We all have dreams. We all have uncertainty of the...

So We Go

Katelyn Lamb, Content Editor    What do Brazil, Germany, Haiti, Swaziland, Australia, Serbia-Slovenia and Mexico have in common? All of these countries will be receiving groups of SNU students this summer for short-term missions trips! SNU in Missions (SIMS) is sending out eight teams between May and July to participate in a wide range of international ministries. Joel Mullens, Missions Pastor ... Read More »

How I Met Your Mother finale

Macy Sliman, Staff Writer   Just a forewarning, if you want to avoid spoilers, hit the road. Please, bail out now so I do not have to deal with weepy fans that happen to be a little behind on this show.    Similar to most college students and the rest of sane America, I have been completely obsessed with the television show ... Read More »

It’s a jungle out there: How to survive middle school observations

Celeste Forrest, Staff Writer    Now, I understand that not everyone here is an Education major. However, we can all agree that there is something special about your major that sets it apart from all the others. For example, theology and ministry majors have 5-20 hours of internships a week. Nursing majors get to intern at various hospitals. Music majors have ... Read More »

Changes made for good in the MLB

Carlos Font, Staff Writer    Major League Baseball has gone through some changes in the past twelve years. The MLB has taken a stand against performance enhancing substances and have taken a vow to rid the sport from banned substances.    In 2006, Major League took a stand against banned substances and in the spring of said year, the league established their ... Read More »

New master’s degree at SNU generates interest through campaign

Staff Writer    Dr. Sylvia Goodman, Professor of Kinesiology at SNU, said the campaign for the new master’s degree offered by the School of Kinesiology is “off to a roaring start.”    According to Goodman, this degree is for people with a focus in Athletic Administration or Sports Business. People who already have a Bachelors or are already active in this field ... Read More »

In review: Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Byron Crouch, Staff Writer    When there is no longer outright war or self-proclaimed enemies, can you be sure that you’re not the enemy?    This is the problem Steve Rogers (aka Captain America) now faces. After learning about S.H.I.E.L.D.’s more questionable methods of doing business, Cap begins to wonder if he is still fighting for the right side. That unsettling feeling ... Read More »

Former Thunder point guard wins NCAA Championship

Saydi Dowd, Staff Writer    Who is the young coach that just won the Men’s NCAA Championship one might ask? Well, some would be surprised to find out that he used to be a part of our Oklahoma City Thunder (2009-2010). That’s right, this mystery man was right there on the court playing alongside our very own Durant and Westbrook. The ... Read More »

New York student accepted by all eight Ivy League schools

Stephany Reyes, Staff Writer    Many young students dream of getting accepted into an Ivy League school. Few, however, aspire to be admitted into all eight of these prestigious universities; being accepted by all eight Ivy League schools is extremely rare. According to reporters from CNN, though, that is exactly what 17- year- old Kwasi Enin from New York has done. ... Read More »

Campus Trends

Macy Sliman, Staff Writer    Much like the insane mood swings of Oklahoma weather, campus trends are constantly changing. From the season of winter, with its brown riding boots and denim button ups, we move on to summer’s too short shorts and bro tanks. Fueled by the increasing use of social media and the close quarters of on-campus living, these trends ... Read More »

Cabinet Chat Spring 2014

Grace Williams, Business and Social Media Manager    Once a semester, SNU’s administration stays late to meet with the students and hear their complaints, concerns and suggestions. On March 31, this semester’s ‘chat’ transpired in the Heritage room over Chili’s chips and queso. Jordan Leibold, Student Body President, kicked off the meeting with a prayer. Then Byron Crouch thanked the cabinet ... Read More »

678,000 reasons: Oklahoma Education rally at state capitol

  Amy Lauver, Layout Editor    On March 31, over 25,000 educators were estimated to be rallying at the capitol.  The Oklahoma Education Coalition sponsored a rally at the state capitol building to protest funding cuts for Oklahoma public schools. School districts across Oklahoma closed school for the day and bused their educators to Oklahoma City for the event. With signs ... Read More »

In review: Noah

Brett Smith and Byron Crouch, Staff Writers Note: This article is written with conflicting views in order to explain the conflicting opinions and controversies associated with this film among Christians and nonchristians. Read More »

The dark side of rushing the courts

Carlos Font, Staff Writer    As humans and sports fans, we always appreciate and find sympathy for the weaker team. Yes, I’m talking about the famous “Underdog.” There is nothing more exciting than cheering for the underdog, but there may be a problem when the “underdog” wins and manages to upset the stronger team.    A trend has developed in collegiate sports ... Read More »