By Ashleigh Buchanan We get two days of school off for Fall Break. While this is a much-needed break after midterms, it’s not enough time to do a whole lot or travel very far. Or is it? Some students took this small break as a challenge and made the most of the few days off of school. Emily Gammill: “This ... Read More »
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By Amy Lauver Many of you have probably noticed the new disc golf course on campus. We interviewed the man behind it all, Anthony Puryear, the resident director of Snowbarger Hall and an avid disc golfer himself. The Echo: We know you like to play disc golf, but why disc golf? What do you love about it? Anthony Puryear: It’s ... Read More »
By Ashleigh Buchanan, Staff Writer Current and future science majors have a lot to be excited about. The Campaign for the Sciences has been in full swing since January, and they have met their first goal of $5.5 million through funds and commitments by generous individual donors as well as private foundations and corporations. This $5.5 million was needed in ... Read More »
Resident directors play an important role in students’ college experiences. We interviewed Snowbarger RD Anthony Puryear during LEAD Retreat. The Echo: How have your expectations coming into your second year as an RD changed compared to your expectations last year for your first year as an RD? Anthony Puryear: Well, last year I don’t feel like I had any clue ... Read More »
By Ronna Fisher, Assistant Editor The week of October 15th will bring the fourth annual Global Vision Week (GVW) at SNU. Jason Hubbert, associate in Spiritual Development, created Global Vision Week in 2008. The goals of GVW were three-fold: to increase awareness, expectations and participation in study abroad programs and mission trip opportunities. “I believe in an increasingly global society. ... Read More »
By Brad Crofford While the Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Health Care Act’s individual mandate earlier this year, another component that would require insurance coverage of controversial contraceptive drugs has institutions with religious ties going to court. Hobby Lobby has already filed suit and SNU president Dr. Loren Gresham told The Echo that SNU and other Christian schools in Oklahoma ... Read More »
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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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »