As I see it: You reap what you sow

By Patty Juliuson Fall is a wonderful time of year. The searing days of summer are finally past, and the softening sunlight and crisp air shoot a tingle of anticipation into even the most fatigued heart. It’s sweater weather and soup for dinner with the holidays just around the corner. And you know what that means- PRESENTS! I love presents… ... Read More »

Homecoming Court announced

The Homecoming Court this year includes: Boys Zach Bond Trey Cloud Ben Glidden Jake O’Bannon Eric Smith Girls Bekah Barkocy Amy Longnecker Kara Pirog McKenzie Redwine Brooke Williams Homecoming court elections were held on Tuesday, October 9 from noon to 7 pm. The winners were announced by Marian Redwine late on Tuesday evening via email. Read More »

Top five things to do in OKC over fall break

By Ronna Fisher The pace of your classes may be picking up or the general bubbly, excitement that may come with the beginning of a new semester may starting to fizzle out . . . either way, fall break is just around the corner. For many, fall break is a chance to go home, take a road trip, or go ... Read More »

Meet the SNL Emcees

Southern Nazarene Live brings together students with a wide variety of backgrounds and skills for an entertaining evening. Meet the emcees below: TYLER COPELAND From: Edmond, Oklahoma Major: Psychology What is a weird or unique talent you have? I can eat an entire watermelon in one sitting. Why do you think you were chosen to emcee? I think I was ... Read More »

Professor honored for bringing over $10 million in grants to SNU

By Brad Crofford Dr. Gwen Ladd Hackler was awarded a trip to the UK for two as a token of appreciation for the over ten million dollars in grants she has written for the university during a reception in the Hearth Room on October 3. The reception celebrated the continued funding of SNU’s McNair Scholars Program and Hackler’s contributions to ... Read More »

Jake’s Movie Review: Where the Wild Things Are

By Jake “The Movie Guy” O’Bannon Let’s see if you all are anything like me. First, do you ever have times where you watch a movie and think to yourself, “Wow, I really hated that,” but then you walk away thinking, “Wait, I think I missed something. Maybe it wasn’t as bad as I thought?” Second: Do you ever go ... Read More »

Midterm Madness: how to dominate your midterm

By Ashleigh Buchanan I was looking ahead at my schedule and I have a midterm the Tuesday after Fall Break. Lame. I’ve always thought it was unfair that midterms fall right around Fall Break because really, who wants to crack open a textbook over a school break? Having midterms right before a break is rough too because you just want ... Read More »

The Weathermen: taking over by storm

By Matthew Wellman SNU has a new student group, and they are taking athletic events by storm. This “pep club” is referred to as “The Weathermen.” Under the leadership of the Athletic Relations council, they attend sporting events and actively support the teams. Read More »

The Echo 10.5.12

Click here to download this week’s issue of The Echo as a PDF. Click the image below to view instantly. Open publication – Free publishing – More crimson storm Read More »

Letters from abroad: The earth below my feet

By Angela Mardock, guest columnist Sitting on the airplane, I began to realize this was all becoming a reality and not just a dream.  Not that the two heavy suitcases and a backpack didn’t bring things into perspective, but it was the sudden change in the atmosphere and environment that really made things… real.  All the flight attendants began to ... Read More »

Senior class retreat location changed to BFC Mid-High

The senior class retreat location has been changed to the BFC Mid-High Room, according to a Facebook post to the SNU Class 2013 by senior class council member Madie Cash. The post reads: “Hey Seniors! Tonight is the night for Class Retreat! Due to the rain, there has been a LOCATION CHANGE! We’re headed to the BFC Mid-High Room (literally ... Read More »

Baker’s guide to thrifting in Oklahoma City

By Baker Pitts There’s nothing worse than an outdated wardrobe. Unless, of course, your wardrobe is purposefully outdated. Enter, the thrift store; a magical place where one can purchase previously owned clothes and trinkets at an extremely low price. And I am here to help you, dear readers, learn about the best places to thrift here in our fair city. ... Read More »

Studying abroad is more valuable and more possible than you think

By Brad Crofford I knew about some of the benefits of studying off-campus from my own experiences, but when I participated on a panel of students talking about it to freshmen last Friday, I was blown away at all the opportunities it offers My friend Ashleigh got to ride an elephant, see the Taj Mahal, and participate in an Indian ... Read More »

As I see it: My stubborn optimism

By Patty Juliuson “You’ve failed many times, although you may not remember. You fell down the first time you tried to walk. You almost drowned the first time you tried to swim, didn’t you? Did you hit the ball the first time you swung a bat? Heavy hitters, the ones who hit the most home runs, also strike out a ... Read More »