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    How To Sports: Golf

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    Coming Soon: Rugged Maniac OKC

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  • A Letter To Freshmen

    A Letter To Freshmen

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  • SNU’s New Theology Department Hire

    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 t...

  • Perspectives on Senioritis

    Perspectives on Senioritis

    Urban Dictionary, the great purveyor of common man’s language, defines Senioritis as, “noun. A cripp...

Intramurals offer chance to connect, make friends

By Matthew Wellman, Staff Writer Intramural sports are a fairly big deal on campus at SNU. It gives everyone a chance to get out and play a few different sports and have fun with their friends and even make new ones. It can get intense at times, but everyone knows that it is all in good fun. There are all ... Read More »

Married students discuss living off-campus, offer suggestions for SNU

By Brad Crofford, Editor-in-Chief It’s often been joked that college students can only choose two of the following three things: sleep, a social life, and good grades. Some students balance an extra thing: marriage. This is the second article in a two-part feature about married student life at SNU. Another alternative aspect of life for married students is living off-campus. ... Read More »

As I see it: Riding with my cowboy heroes in my heart

By Patty Juliuson, Columnist Considering the variety of majors offered at SNU, it has always impressed me that our university has an equestrian program. If you’re looking for a career in the equine world, SNU can help you prepare. For those who don’t know a halter from a hock, there’s another aspect of this program that applies to you: horsemanship ... Read More »

Just saying: A student’s evolving thoughts on open dorm

By Ronna Fisher, Assistant Editor I never liked open dorm. In fact, I wished there would be less open dorm. There’s nothing worse then walking down your hallway unawares, listening to the high-pitched giggling of your friends and peers when all of a sudden your ears are bombarded with a baritone voice. If you’re like me (which most people aren’t), ... Read More »

The magic of concert season: When music comes to life

By Kira Roberts, Layout Editor A large number of the students here are involved in a musical ensemble and work day in and day out to perfect their music. According to senior Cindy Benton, the best way to support them is to show up to their concerts and give them an audience to perform to.  Benton has played the French ... Read More »

University’s rental properties offer affordable housing options near campus

By Brad Crofford, Editor-in-Chief When it comes to places to live near campus, there are more options than one may initially think. SNU currently owns and rent outs 46 off-campus properties. The properties vary significantly, from small apartments to a four bedroom house. Robyn Riley, residential property manager, in an interview with The Echo said, “These are properties that have ... Read More »

Human Rights Awareness Week to focus on homelessness

By Kendra Nixon, Content Editor Human Rights Awareness Week (HRAW) is a bi-annual event put on by the Campus Ministries council, and this year’s HRAW will be unlike anything that’s been done in the past. Twice each year, this event-filled week intends to spread awareness about a subject that is relevant to SNU students. Themes in the past have been ... Read More »

Arts festival to include variety of art, music, food

By Ronna Fisher, Assistant Editor For a third year in a row, Homecoming Weekend will include an arts festival which will feature the art and work of local artists, SNU alumni, staff, faculty, and students. This year there are a total of twenty-five groups or individuals participating in the festival. The first two years featured a blend of students, alumni, ... Read More »

What’s next for XBOX and PS3?

By Matthew Wellman, Staff Writer Video games have come a long way since the days of Pong and Space Invaders.  We now have devices like motion sensor controllers and life-like graphics. But what’s next for the video game world? Is it virtual reality? Is it complete artificial interaction? We won’t talk about those things, at least not yet. Microsoft is ... Read More »

My favorite off-campus study places

By Ashleigh Buchanan, Staff Writer Sometimes, you need to take your one-man study party off campus. Whether it’s because the library is closed, your roommates are being loud, or you just need a change of scenery, it’s good to have a few places in your back pocket to retreat to whenever these situations arise. Here are a few of my ... Read More »

International Athlete Feature: Luis Hernandez

By Matthew Wellman This week, I interviewed one of my teammates, Luis Hernandez. He is a junior baseball player from the Dominican Republic. MW: How did you find out about SNU? LH: A friend of mine told me about the school needing a player, so I contacted Coach Lee, who I met in summer of 2011, and I visited the ... Read More »

As I see it: How I ended up at SNU

By Patty Juliuson, Columnist My husband is an Oklahoma boy, so when he retired from military service, we decided to live near the family in OKC. That put me within reach of several fine academic institutions. How did I end up at SNU? Good question. First and foremost, I am a Christian. Not an “oh, I go to church” Christian, ... Read More »