• 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...

  • A Dreamer at SNU

    A Dreamer at SNU

    (For the protection of the person discussed within this article, the name has been changed.) About n...

  • Finding the Perfect Cup of Joe at SNU

    Finding the Perfect Cup of Joe at SNU

    Whether you’re a big fan of coffee or can’t stand the taste, finding a coffee shop that you enjoy vi...

  • Insight into SNU Golf Team

    Insight into SNU Golf Team

    Southern Nazarene University’s golf team has enjoyed many years of success. There have been All-Amer...

Why (and how) your tuition costs go up

By Kendra Nixon, Content Editor Ever wonder where tuition costs come from or how they are decided? Scott Strawn, VP for Business and Finance explains how SNU’s tuition amount is decided each year. Strawn and the school board meet annually to decide what tuition, along with other costs, will be for the following academic year. Factors that go into this ... Read More »

Brad’s movie review: Age is just a number, right?

By Brad Crofford, Editor-in-Chief Yes, she is almost 80 years old. Yes, he does appear to be in his late teens or early twenties. And yes, Harold and Maude is one of my favorite films. Released in 1971, this cult favorite tells the story of two vastly different people who come to care about each other very much. Harold is ... Read More »

Repair work underway for pipe leak and brick movement

By Brad Crofford, Editor-in-chief In recent weeks, students may have noticed a large ice patch on one of the brick paths near the fountain. SNU Facilities Management has dug a large trench in the area in order to repair the leak that caused it. James Manners, plumbing supervisor for Facilities Management, said the leaks were possibly the result of the ... Read More »

Long-time professor to direct master’s program at Indiana Wesleyan

By Brad Crofford, Editor-in-chief Long-time faculty member Dr. Sylvia Goodman has left SNU in order to accept a position at Indiana Wesleyan University. Goodman has held a variety of positions since arriving at SNU in the fall of 2001. She was originally the program director for athletic training education. She became the department chair of kinesiology in 2006 and the ... Read More »

Obama should do more by attempting less in second term

By Brad Crofford, Editor-in-chief This past Monday marked President Barack Obama’s inauguration for his second term as president of the United States. As I sat and watched the event on my computer, I was surprised by Obama’s inaugural address. After all the drama surrounding the fiscal cliff and the tragic school shooting in Connecticut, I expected to hear an appeal ... Read More »

Jake’s Movie Review: Les Miserables

By Jake O’Bannon, Columnist “To love another person is to see the face of God.” What a simple message, yet one filled with such life and truth. These are the words at the end of the epic story that is put to screen in Tom Hooper’s 2012 version of “Les Miserables.” Originally a novel by French writer Victor Hugo, the ... Read More »

Baseball season is approaching quickly

Kira Roberts, Layout Editor It’s finally baseball season! Well, almost. The guys’ first game is on Friday, Feb. 1 at home. With the weather slowly starting to warm up and the semester still just getting started, getting outside for the games is the perfect way to spend an afternoon. First baseman Nate Bidelman said, “We are a lot more solid ... Read More »

Keeping your New Year’s Resolutions in 2013

By Ronna Fisher, Assistant Editor For many, a new year means a fresh start.  It is a chance to reflect on the past: the good, the bad, the ugly—to refocus your goals or priorities. Many times this opportunity materializes through New Year’s Resolutions. A few of the top ten resolutions for 2012 include: lose weight, spend less, learn something, quit ... Read More »

Baker’s guide to Christmas lights

By Baker Pitts Is it really Christmas without long strings of multi-colored light adorning every available surface? Most people would say no, and to that end this article will serve as a quick guide on the best places to see Christmas lights around the Bethany area. Now, the most obvious place to go to see Christmas lights is our very ... Read More »

The Luke Commission simulates clinic to inform students

By Brad Crofford, Editor-in-chief The quick touch of a paper clip to a finger. A long wait in line. A brief consultation. These small things were designed to help inform the students who attended the HIV/AIDS testing simulation late in the evening on Monday, November 26 about the realities of HIV in Swaziland. Harry (M.D.) and Echo (PA-C) VanderWal from ... Read More »