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Summer Events in OKC

The spring semester is coming in for a close, and summer is rapidly approaching with many events on the horizon. With many staying in the metro area and on campus for the summer, here are many opportunities to get out and enjoy all that OKC has to offer. In the heart of Bricktown lies the Bricktown Ballpark. The Oklahoma City ... Read More »

Intramural Drafts: What’s So Special?

If I’ve said it before, I’ve said it a thousand times: intramural sports at SNU are a pretty big deal. It allows athletes and “regular Joes” to compete for both bragging rights and the coolest championship T-shirts ever designed. Whether you were a standout high school athlete who was one injury short of getting a scholarship to play college sports ... Read More »

When Sprinklers Attack

There’s an epidemic that is sweeping the campus of SNU: sprinkler attacks. No one is safe. No place is safe. You can’t outrun the sprinklers because they have an enormous range of destruction. Only the strong (and lucky) survive. So, what makes students vulnerable? Simply put, it is the element of surprise. Nobody knows where or when the sprinkler system ... Read More »

Poverty in Oklahoma

Poverty in Oklahoma is at a ten-year high according to the U.S. Census Bureau. An alarming 637,429 Oklahomans fell below the poverty line in 2012. Poverty in Oklahoma had reached an all-time high in 2006, began to dip in 2007 and 2008, then started climbing again in 2009. We’ve seen a slow decline starting in 2014 but not much progress ... Read More »

Best Ways to Discover Music

It’s a fact: everyone likes music. Some enjoy different genres than others and some love every kind that’s out there. There comes a point in time where your favorite music starts to get old and repetitive, leaving you on a search for new music. Fear not my friends–I have a few suggestions to help you with your quest. I’m a ... Read More »

Parking Issues: What’s the Deal?

You’ve probably heard the complaints at some point. There seems to be a lack of parking spaces around campus. What’s the deal? The rising number of student enrollment mixed with the adult studies night classes and the numerous athletic events are all causing frustration among students. In some instances, people are forced to walk clear across campus depending on the ... Read More »

The Longboard Culture

There are many different trends at SNU. Whether it is gathering a bunch of friends to see the midnight premiere of a movie, dressing up for different sporting events or laying in a hammock somewhere on campus, there is not a more popular trend than longboarding. If you’re on the way to class or walking toward chapel, there’s a good ... Read More »

The Boys of Fall

Ladies and gentlemen, it’s that time of year again. Fall is here which means bonfires, flannels and hot chocolate; but that’s not all. Here at SNU, it means something else: intramural flag football. Easily the most anticipated sport of all intramural sports offered, over 110 students (both guys and girls) have signed up for this year’s competition to see who ... Read More »

What Do SNU Students Think of Christian Movies?

It is no secret that Christian movies have become a huge industry in the last few years. With financial successes like God’s Not Dead, Heaven Is For Real and War Room, it’s clear that the genre is here to stay. Over the last couple weeks Mike Vierow has been talking to SNU students about which Christian movies they enjoyed, which ... Read More »

Upcoming Concerts in OKC

Heads up SNU students: if you’re into alternative rock, indie rock, indie pop or pop rock music, you’ll want to hear about some upcoming concerts right here in Oklahoma City. Walk the Moon and Young the Giant are on separate tours right now, but both will be stopping through OKC this semester to play shows at the Diamond Ballroom. Several ... Read More »

Midtown Church Plant

There’s something happening in the Midtown district of Oklahoma City: a new church is being formed. Chris Pollock is a pastor at Bethany First Church of the Nazarene (BFC), New Testament professor here at SNU and one of the people spearheading the operation of planting a church in the Midtown area. After three years of planning and praying, his vision ... Read More »

Ben Rector-Brand New Album Review

It has been two long years since Ben Rector has released an album, but the wait has been worth it. Ben dropped his latest album, titled Brand New, just two weeks ago. Within the first week of its release, Brand New climbed to number two on iTunes’ top albums list. Ben has successfully done what many thought was impossible; he ... Read More »