• How To Sports: Golf

    How To Sports: Golf

    While golf may be a sport many know about and how to play it, you’d assume, that again, I am none th...

  • Coming Soon: Rugged Maniac OKC

    Coming Soon: Rugged Maniac OKC

    We all love to spend Saturdays lounging around or binge watching our favorite Netflix shows, but why...

  • A Letter To Freshmen

    A Letter To Freshmen

    Dear Freshmen, Learn the value of solitude. Have fun and participate if that’s your thing. But it’s ...

  • 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...

Off with the masks, on with the name tags

By Brad Crofford We live in a society of masks. We wear masks when we are around others, wanting them to have a positive view of us. I knew all about this when I sang in choir in high school. When I was going to be performing a solo at a concert, I would practice for weeks. I would have ... Read More »

The Odd Life of Timothy Green: Are we called to be odd?

By Jake O’Bannon I saw a weird movie this weekend. That’s a stupid way to start a review, but that’s just how I’m going to do it this time. I use the word “weird” because the movie I saw, The Odd Life of Timothy Green, was in fact weird. Now don’t get me wrong, weird can be good. Weird is ... Read More »

The Echo 9.21.12

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SNU has third largest enrollment in university history

Dr. Loren Gresham has announced that with 1,096 traditional students and 1,088 students in Professional and Graduate Studies, this year’s fall enrollment is the third highest in the university’s history. Read about the announcement, and learn about some of the methods used to increase enrollment. Read More »

As I see it: Sixty-four crayons

By Patty Juliuson I love crayons. I love the way they look in the box and I love using them. I even like the way they smell when they’re new. I see myself as a 64-crayon person, you know? Why color something brown when you can use “Burnt Sienna”, “Desert Sand” or “Fuzzy Wuzzy?” Read More »

McNair Scholars Program receives five years of continued funding

By Dr. Gwen Ladd Hackler SNU will receive 5 years of continued funding for the SNU McNair Scholars Program, designed to assist eligible SNU undergraduates in building the skills and confidence required to pursue a doctoral degree. This competitive program targets student scholars who demonstrate sound academic performance, strong potential for success in graduate school, and the intent to pursue ... Read More »

The Echo 9.14.12

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Ten quick tips for improving your photography

By Kira Roberts 1) Daydream: Most shots that make people think “wow” don’t just happen on their own. Envision an idea, think about the kind of look you want to end up with, and plan accordingly. Think about things like what time of day, setting, outfits/model, and props. If you aren’t shooting people, think about different ways to capture what ... Read More »

Year two of switch to NCAA presents new challenges

By Matthew Wellman Southern Nazarene University’s athletics are making the switch from NAIA to NCAA Division II. SNU is currently in a probationary period in which it is not eligible to win either conference or national titles. Because we are not playing our official conference schedule yet, the teams were forced to schedule games whenever and wherever they could get ... Read More »

Rear Window: Before there was Facebook stalking

By Jake “The Movie Guy” O’Bannon Life was different in 1954. That is the understatement of the century, but if you ever need to be reminded, watch Alfred Hitchcock’s 1954 classic, Rear Window. Starring James Stewart and Grace Kelly, Rear Window tells the story of a photographer named L.B. Jefferies (Stewart) who is locked in his third floor apartment for ... Read More »

Why infographics are destroying America

By Brad Crofford I am a nerd. I have been aware of this for the vast majority of my life, and sometimes it prompts me to do nerdy things like practice for the LSAT for fun. This past week, my nerdiness manifested itself in checking the math on a C-SPAN infographic that came across my Facebook home page. In the ... Read More »