Celiac disease, gluten intolerance and what they mean

By Macy Sliman, Staff writer No wheat. No barley. No. rye. For those with celiac disease, food options are limited. Brianne Canino is a student at SNU who has had Celiac Disease for three and a half years. She has been quite active in raising awareness with the cafeteria staff about the disease and how they can better help the ... Read More »

Kindles, chargers and other resources you may not know about

By Katie King, Library Director and Guest Writer The SNU Library is and continues to be the center for resourcing academic life and other activities on campus. Its mission is to transform lives through higher education in Christ-centered community by providing the resources and support necessary for SNU faculty, staff, and students to wrestle with what it means to work ... Read More »

As I see it: Branding

By Patty Juliuson, Columnist I’m not much of a brand shopper. OK, I’ll admit I love me some Hello Kitty, but most of the time, a brand name is no big deal. My favorite clothing label is “CLEARANCE” and I drive a hail-beaten PT Cruiser. What does that tell you? Despite the swell of anti-consumerism in popular culture, we are ... Read More »

Real talk with Ronna: Too much ice cream?

By Ronna Fisher, Assistant editor Maybe I am just being nostalgic, but sometimes I wish my life were more like Adventures in Odyssey. Every problem would be wrapped up in a little under thirty minutes, and every day would end at Whit’s End with ice cream or a Wod Fam Choc Sod (Whit’s World Famous Chocolate Soda) and laughing over ... Read More »

Track and Field team doesn’t come home empty-handed

By Kendra Nixon, Content editor SNU’s track and field team lived up to the hype going into the national meet. The Storm brought home five National Champions and eight All-Americans from the NCCAA Indoor Track & Field National Championships. The first-seeded men’s 4×400 meter relay team performed as predicted and got the gold by a landslide. They crossed the finish ... Read More »

Restaurant review: Jersey Mike’s

Garvis Long, Staff writer What’s good, SNU? I’m not asking what’s going on with you, I’m literally asking what’s good as it pertains to food around the Bethany area.  Well, I’m here to tell you that Jersey Mike’s subs are what’s good. This delicious sub shop was opened back in 1956 in Point Pleasant, New Jersey. Today there are more ... Read More »

Jake’s Flicks preview

By Jake O’Bannon, Columnist We have reached that special time of year, the time of the year where you see students pulling out their FlipVid’s and iPhone 5’s to film their friends doing everything from hunting zombies to the Harlem Shake. Yes, the SNU Flicks Film Festival is one short week away. This year, I had the pleasure of getting ... Read More »

The Echo 2.22.13

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Gresham: Jones resigns as provost, to leave for MNU at end of year

By Brad Crofford, Editor-in-chief Dr. Mary Jones has resigned as the university’s provost, according to President Loren Gresham in an email to faculty provided to The Echo. Jones will serve through the remainder of this academic year before beginning as provost at MidAmerica Nazarene University in Olathe, Kan. Jones arrived at SNU as a marketing professor in 2006 and began ... Read More »

Muslim student speaks about experience at SNU

By Brad Crofford, Editor-in-chief While Southern Nazarene University is a Christian university, it also is host to students from a variety of faith backgrounds. Sophomore Nataniel Lucas spoke with The Echo in an interview about his experience as an SNU student with a different faith. Lucas had already heard about and looked into attending SNU for basketball in 2008. He ... Read More »

Jake’s Movie Review: Sleepless in Seattle

By Jake “The Movie Guy” O’Bannon, Columnist Close to once a semester I like to have what I call “Netflix Week,” which is an article about a movie that can be found on Netflix. Catchy name, am I right? According to a source that I just made up, “Netflix Week” is known to be even bigger than “Shark Week,” and ... Read More »

Equestrian team returns decorated from Texas Tech IHSA Show

By Patrick Bonham, Guest Writer Last weekend SNU’s Equestrian Team traveled to Lubbock, Texas where Texas Tech hosted the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA).  Southern Nazarene joined numerous other colleges around Oklahoma and Texas for this event. Head coach and Barn Manager for the SNU Equestrian team, Megan Parker, stated, “They all showed very well this weekend. All of the ... Read More »

Track and field storm National qualifications

By Kendra Nixon, Content Editor The Crimson Storm track and field team refuses to go unnoticed as it enters their first year in the NCCAA. The team is currently in the midst of their indoor season and so far they have qualified 35 times in 18 different events. It only took senior Jamie Hope one meet to hit her qualifying ... Read More »

SNU Expressions magazine: an outlet for creativity

By Patty Juliuson, Columnist I was planning to explain why I have a broom in my shower, ‘cause I know you and Ronna Fisher are curious, but I was thinking about something else today. I like creative people. Now that doesn’t mean I don’t like anyone else, it’s just that I’m fascinated with the way creative people think. There seems ... Read More »