James Tunnell, Staff Writer When a person hears the term “pop-punk,” their mind will either instantly be flooded with fond memories of songs like “My Friends Over You” and “First Date,” or they are going to think to themselves “Ugh, I HATED Bowling for Soup in high school.” Ten years ago, pop-punk was the en vogue genre for angsty teens ... Read More »
Cheerleading, according to dictionary.com, is “a sport involving the performance of organized cheeri...
Call of Duty, one of the most celebrated video games, recently released their fourteenth installment...
Many students at Southern Nazarene University currently have or have had at least one job while they...
“I think it’s important that we’re doing a fair about drugs and alcohol because not a lot of people ...
(Satire) The gender wage gap is alive and raging here at Southern Nazarene University (SNU). A frien...
Summer Howard, Staff Writer In the course of the past six years, a trend has been set in young adult literature with trilogies such as The Hunger Games, Divergent, The Maze Runner and Matched. What do all of these books have in common? They are all dystopian novels, or novels in which a futuristic society is controlled by a government ... Read More »
Celeste Forrest, Staff Writer “Dear Future husband…” I was probably only thirteen years old when I first wrote those words down on paper. I didn’t know how to feel about those words…every syllable was filled with uncertainty and inked with a bit of doubt, but the hopeless romantic inside me did not stop myself from writing letters throughout middle school ... Read More »
James Tunnell, Staff Writer While it might not seem like the most pressing issue to most people, up until December 31st, citizens of Oklahoma City were involved in a heated discussion about whether or not people would be allowed to own and raise chickens on their property. Though the bill was struck down, it had garnered quite a bit of ... Read More »
Jim Wilcox, Guest Writer Dear Professor Wilcox, I’m a freshman here at SNU and really love it. I especially like not having you for a class this semester. I’m so less-stressed. Anyway, I was wondering if you could give me some sage advice about a boy-girl thing I’m going through. Here’s the deal: I’m in love with a senior who ... Read More »
Katelyn Lamb, Content & Assistant Editor It all started with a bus. The infamous December 2013 rape case in New Delhi, India sparked controversy and adamant protest across the nation and international community, bringing to light the problem of rape and sexual violence in the country. The woman in the New Delhi incident was a 23-year-old student who was fatally ... Read More »
Brett Smith, Staff Writer Being from the south, I have had my fair share of barbecue over the years. So when Backdoor BBQ was brought to my attention, I made sure to put it on the top of my list of restaurants to try. It takes about 20 to 30 minutes to get there, so if you make the trek, ... Read More »
Ronna Fisher, Editor-in-Chief Sports and me? We just don’t mix. Growing up, PE was my least favorite class in school. The days we had PE, my stomach would clench, and I would be worried sick. What were we going to do that day? Would I have to run? Will I be embarrassed? Will someone else ask the PE ... Read More »
Saydi Dowd, Staff Writer Colorado’s status as the first state to legalize recreational marijuana sales has taken its desirability to a new “high.” They are now opening up shops that sell marijuana, making it available for public consumption. You can now purchase weed just like you would walk in and buy a bottle of Coke or a package of gum. ... Read More »
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Todd Aebischer, Guest Writer A great Christmas break in Singapore turned into a tremendous ministry opportunity for SNU freshman Jonathan Hane. The son of missionary parents, Dave (SNU class of ’81) and Kim Hane, Jonathan grew up in the Philippines and Singapore with a love for the people of Asia and the Pacific. When he learned his parents were organizing ... Read More »
Trenten Wilkinson, Staff Writer Who is a reader at SNU? When you find time to read do you read intensely plotted thrillers like the works of Stephen King, Dean Koontz, Lisa Jackson, Iris Johansen or even James Patterson? All of these writers are known for twisted plots and thrilling trails of events. Sadly, they are also antagonizing to your mind ... Read More »
Carlos Font, Staff Writer The XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia are set to begin on February 7, 2014. The Olympic games are one of the biggest sporting events in the world, where thousands get together and watch phenomenal athletes compete for their countries and give all they have for a gold medal. During the games, we see athletes ... Read More »
Katie King, SNU Library Director Almost two years ago, I received an invitation from Nazarene headquarters to come and chat with other Library Directors about the feasibility of creating a digital library for the denomination. I wish I could tell you that I foresaw what was going to come out of that meeting, but I honestly thought, “Oh dear. This ... Read More »
Stephany Reyes, Staff Writer Spring break is probably one of the most exciting events to look forward to when you’re feeling overwhelmed with school. You can go somewhere warm, enjoy it for a week and take a little break from school. I asked a few students around campus where they would like to go for spring break and some said ... Read More »