• Love and SNU

    Love and SNU

    Among the most pressing questions and societal pressure comes the thought of, “Why am I still single...

  • Back to Back

    Back to Back

    In 2012 , Southern Nazarene University transitioned into NCAA Division II. From then on, the team ha...

  • Mon1kers in Review

    Mon1kers in Review

    The band Monikers is a pop alternative band made up of the Southern Nazarene University (SNU) alum C...

  • 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...

When In Austria: Cold, Halloween, and Bedbugs

Guten Tag! A lot has happened since the last time I wrote. Bed bugs, mostly, but I’ll get to that later. We have officially entered the month of October, here in Vienna, and the weather has taken the hint with a vengeance. It’s gotten quite cold here, a nice change from sweltering heat, but the beginnings of frostbite are not ... Read More »

Feeling Stressed? Jot Down Your Thoughts!

A study done by Mark A. Lumley and Kimberly M. Provenzanoat at Wayne State University, has shown that journaling can help significantly reduce stress levels and boost one’s GPA. Contemplating past stressful events is challenging and painful, so most of us probably try to avoid it. But if a person is willing to analyze their past and work through their ... Read More »

MLB Postseason Preview

MLB POSTSEASON 2016 Exciting news for all baseball fans! America’s favorite past time lives up to its name as the Major League Baseball postseason has been announced. Starting on October 4th at 8p.m., the American League Wildcard teams will go head to head in a single elimination game. The next night the National League Wildcard teams will play their game ... Read More »

Bethany Is The Place For Asian Fusion

Sushi rolls

Don’t be fooled by its off the beaten path location. Ding Asian Fusion, located at 39th Expressway and Donald in Bethany is now my favorite spot for a higher scale Japanese inspired dining experience. With its elegant decor, extensive menu and moderate pricing, Ding offers a first-rate atmosphere that is matched by the superior quality of the food. I’ve now eaten ... Read More »

Movin’ On Up

Snowbarger Hall has been known for the shenanigans that, for many years, college guys have participated in. From painting walls to throwing mattresses out windows, Snow is a historical place of pranks and fun. This year, the poor old building decided to bite back against some well-to-do citizens. A group of guys decided they all wanted to live on the ... Read More »

The First Ever SNU Anime Club

The first ever SNU anime club Last Saturday, I had the pleasure of joining the SNU Anime Club for the viewing of Mamoru Hosoda’s The Boy and the Beast. Afterwards, the Anime Club president, Hannah Small granted me a short interview and a look at her impressive anime, manga, and collectibles collection.   The club itself is well run and ... Read More »

Get Connected: Kingdom Come

Although it’s early in the semester, the growth of Kingdom Come is expanding in the SNU community. The student lead chapel occurs Thursday nights at 9 p.m. in Cantrell Music Hall. Kingdom Come is an optional night of worship where students come together and respond freely to the word of God. This service allows students to attend if they choose ... Read More »

Ping Pong Fun Comes To SNU

After a few days of announcements, the players have been set, and the games have begun. On Tuesday, September 20th, 2016 during compassion week, there was a ping pong tournament to raise donations for the ROC: Resale Shop. There was a great prize at the end! To sign up to play in the ping pong tournament, you had to pay ... Read More »

Flex is Best: Advice For The Food and Coffee Connoisseurs

First tip: Always be nice to the people who serve you. My Dad always taught my sister and I to be extra polite to those working in food service, because they are, literally, feeding you. He worked at a Hardee’s (fast food) and has many “horror” stories of the customers he had to deal with. I experienced some stories of ... Read More »

Video: Echo Staff Reviews Fair Foods.

Echo Business Manager Marshall Jones and I went to the Oklahoma state fair to try out the weird and wonderful culinary delights that only the fair can offer. In this “ECHO staff reviews,” Marshall takes on the cheesy bacon bombs, a deep fried snickers, the unique fair lemonade, and, the ever so crucial, turkey leg. Interestingly enough while reviewing the ... Read More »

Volunteer Opportunities For Students

Would you change the world if you could? You can move tiny sand grains every day from one side to the other, which would make a bigger difference than doing nothing. We can change any place we want with the power of giving just a bit of time and work. Hebrews 13:16 “And don’t forget to do good and to ... Read More »

Honors Program Donates School Supplies

School is starting up and so is homework. Students need supplies in order to complete assignments and to be the best that they can be. On August 17th, right before school started, students from the honors program donated school supplies to Council Grove Elementary. They received 1,000 dollars in supplies and several cash donations. For 5 years running, Dr. Broyles ... Read More »

Wet Bandits: Kill or Be Killed

Wet bandits is one of the most widely participated events on campus. While some events cater to sports minded people, and some to party-goers, wet bandits allows introverts and extroverts, alike, to show their sneaky side. Rules were released in an email by the SGA Execs of the senior class. The basics of the game is that you get out ... Read More »

In Review – Hillsong: Let Hope Rise

“My heart beating my soul breathing I found my life when I laid it down.” Do you recognize these lyrics? The debut of Hillsong’s new movie, “Let Hope Rise” is now in theaters. The documentary, concert film provides the behind the scene experience of the popular worship band. It features the members’ lives outside of Hillsong, their serving relationships in ... Read More »