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 »
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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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
By Brad Crofford, Editor-in-Chief University president Dr. Loren Gresham was unanimously given a three year extension to his contract by the Board of Trustees on Thursday, November 8, according to Dr. Melany Kyzer, Dean of the College of Humanities and adviser for The Echo. The decision was made at a special meeting of the Board of Trustees and announced by ... Read More »
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 »
By Ashleigh Buchanan, Staff Writer As college students, we don’t really have a lot of money to spend on food. So it’s easy to go to Taco Bell for a cheap meal or run to Panera Bread for a cozy lunch. But what better way to spend our money than by supporting local shops and restaurants? There are a lot ... Read More »
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 »
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 »
By Matthew Wellman, Staff Writer The Oklahoma City Thunder are all set to attempt a repeat Western Conference Champions title. They have a couple new pieces that they are excited to get on the floor and hope to complete the journey this year and win the Finals. The biggest happening for the Thunder this offseason happened recently with the trade ... Read More »
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 »
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 »