The Perks of Being a Student Worker

In many places you visit on SNU’s campus, you see student workers. The admissions office, business building, IT department, mailroom, Commons office, SNU dining, cafe, library, and the Student Development office all use the help of student workers. Have you ever considered applying for one of these positions? This week I chatted with some student workers to discuss the benefits ... Read More »

Dr. J. Keith Newman named new SNU President

photo of Dr. Keith Newman

This afternoon the SNU Board of Trustees held a press conference on campus to announce that Dr. J. Keith Newman had been elected to serve as SNU’s next President.  Newman will become president of the university August 1, 2017, following the retirement of Dr. Loren P. Gresham, SNU’s president since 1989. Newman’s election is the culmination of an extensive search that was ... Read More »

The Science of Essential Oils [Video Story]

Essential oils are the fad with a function. The “from the earth” remedy for all your ailments. It does not matter if you are 10 years old, 100 years old or even a dog, anyone can use them. Brianna Yates tells us what all essential oils do, how to use them, and where they come from. This video includes only ... Read More »

How To Sports: Golf

While golf may be a sport many know about and how to play it, you’d assume, that again, I am none the wiser. Actually, that is not true in the slightest. It is a little known fact that baby Mady played golf for exactly one year in middle school. There are still bookoos of golf knowledge that I still didn’t ... Read More »

Coming Soon: Rugged Maniac OKC

We all love to spend Saturdays lounging around or binge watching our favorite Netflix shows, but why not get up and do something fun and crazy? The Rugged Maniac 5K race is coming to Oklahoma City and it will be an event to remember. The Rugged Maniac is an event designed for tough, athletic individuals who are able to complete ... Read More »

SNU Students on Chapel [Video]

Chapel is a requirement for students at SNU, yet some have conflicting feelings on being required as well as the nature of the content because of the required attendances. Within the lines of free expression, journalism can help cause positive change. Often, students are not given the room to express opinions on such matters, so I felt the need to ... Read More »

A Letter To Freshmen

Dear Freshmen, Learn the value of solitude. Have fun and participate if that’s your thing. But it’s also okay to be alone, and It’s okay to not want to be alone. There’s always people in the library. (Literally always. That place is lit.) It’s okay to be loud. Just learn the appropriate places to do so. Don’t make out in ... Read More »

SNU’s New Theology Department Hire

SNU has hired a new member of the Theology Department. Dr. Jim Fitzgerald will be the new Chair of the School of Theology and Ministry, as well as a professor in the department. Dr. Jim Fitzgerald graduated from one of our sister schools, Olivet Nazarene University, with a focus on Biblical Literature. Dr. Fitzgerald also attended Nazarene Theological Seminary and ... Read More »

Perspectives on Senioritis

Urban Dictionary, the great purveyor of common man’s language, defines Senioritis as, “noun. A crippling disease that strikes college students with a strong sense of being over school and is characterized by a fixation on graduation as well as a dismissive attitude.” As a second semester junior here at Southern Nazarene University, I have begun to worry how senioritis will ... Read More »

Local Gyms: Which One Is Right For You?

College is a time where many students fall into unhealthy habits. Whether it’s not getting enough sleep, drinking sugary energy drinks to stay awake or eating unhealthy because it is cheaper, these habits can cause the body to gain weight rapidly. This is the time where many students gain an extra 10 to 15 pounds without even realizing. High School ... Read More »

Meet Your New 2017-2018 SGA Execs

So you elected new student government executives, but how well do you really know these people? I mean, these people are going to be in charge of all the fun activities on campus for an entire year, so you might want to take the time and get to know them. It might be all the difference to you having a ... Read More »

2017 NBA All Star Game: A Recap

The 2017 NBA All-Star Game was played for the 66th time February 19 at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Western Conference won the game 192-182 defeating the East by 10 points. History was made when the MVP of the game, Anthony Davis scored 52 points – the most points ever to be scored in an All-Star ... Read More »

What’s Up With the WiFi?

Are you disappointed that you can’t watch Netflix because it is constantly loading? Why does it feel the WiFi never works? If you’re in a room with concrete, bricks, and metal, it can cause wifi interference.Consequently, if you live in Bracken or Snowbarger, your chances for interference are higher. Geoffrey Freelander works on the WiFi and is aware of this ... Read More »

Who’s Your ADDY?: SNU Students Win Design Awards

This year’s ADDY Awards presented many awards to SNU students from our graphic design department. The ADDY Awards were on February 18, 2017 at the Chevy Bricktown Event Center. It’s a fancy night of awards given to some very artsy people (picture an Oscars style party, but for advertising). “It’s the fanciest event I’ve ever been to. There were ladies ... Read More »