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Mon1kers in Review

The band Monikers is a pop alternative band made up of the Southern Nazarene University (SNU) alum Clay Millford and Ben Rowland. They recently released their debut album titled Mon1kers. With a soaring vocals and catchy guitar riffs, this album is a promising start to the Oklahoma City based band’s career. The band held an album release party on September ... Read More »

Standout Albums from Last Week

  Lil Uzi Vert: Luv Is Rage 2 Lil Uzi Vert is coming off his biggest single of his young career “Tour Llif3” which won him the VMA for the song of the summer. Expectations were sky high for his latest tape, and he delivered on these expectations. He produced his most developed and cohesive effort yet. His previous efforts ... Read More »

“Look What You Made Me Do” in Review

Whether you adore Taylor Swift or despise her, one cannot deny her ability to remain in the spotlight. Right when we think Swift is done evolving with her music and image, she does it again with her new single “Look What You Made Me Do.” A lot of conversation has revolved around Taylor’s new single, sound and image. In “Look ... Read More »

In Review – 13 Reasons Why

I watched the new Netflix show “13 Reasons Why” last week, and if you are an informed citizen, then I am sure you know the show has become an internet sensation. I know what you’re thinking. “Is it really a big deal? Is this series just another teen drama starring 20-year-olds?” Yes, the actors are all 20 to 25 years ... Read More »

Netflix Original “Stranger Things” Takes World by Storm

“Stranger Things” is being called the greatest Netflix original series and one of the best series by many critics. The question on my mind was “is this really worth all the hype?” In a poll conducted from individuals at SNU, the results displayed some varying responses. Jackson Witt, a junior/sophomore, held the series in high acclaim saying “it makes you ... Read More »

In Review: A Dog’s Purpose

The movie “A Dog’s Purpose,” based on W. Bruce Cameron’s 2010 novel, smashed the box office on January 27 as it made 23.4 million USD. This PG-rated film is definitely a feel good movie, with positive messages and role models, for the whole family to watch. It is the story of a dog that goes through several lives with different ... Read More »

In Review: This Is Us

Is “This is Us” just another sitcom with hundreds of one liners, or is it a soap opera too dramatic to deal with? This is the show that is enlightening the stigmas of American culture without being cheap or provocative. The recent problem in American T.V. is the void of reality. From sci-fi to crime dramas and even our reality ... Read More »

In Review: SPLIT

M. Night Shyamalan’s Split hit theaters last weekend, receiving outstanding ratings and garnered $40.2 million in the first weekend, clenching the number one spot at the box office. Split tells the story of three high school girls (Anya Taylor-Joy, Haley Lu Richardson, and Jessica Sula) who are unsuspectedly kidnapped by a man with 23 personalities (James McAvoy). In the film, ... Read More »

In Review: I’m Not Ashamed

“I have this theory that if one person can go out of their way to show compassion, then it will start a chain reaction of the same. People will never know how far a little kindness can go.” These are the words of Rachel Joy Scott. On April 20, 1999, Columbine High School became famous for all the wrong reasons. ... 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 »

In Review: Don’t Breathe

For the past week, the new movie, “Don’t Breathe”, has filled the SNU campus with mixed emotions as it made its appearance in the theaters. In the category of horror/thriller, the new movie takes place in the city of Detroit. With the desire to better their life, three burglars; Rocky (Jane Levy), Alex (Dylan Minnette), and Money (Daniel Zovatto), decide ... Read More »

In Review: Lights Out

Spoiler free section You know those movies where weird things start happening to kids and no one believes them. Then you’re just so upset about it and, before you know it, the whole family is dead? Lights Out, the upcoming horror movie, has an entirely different way of demonstrating this kind of plot. Put yourself into the shoes of a ... Read More »

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 »

“The Jungle Book” (2016) Review

“The Jungle Book” (2016) has more in common with Rudyard Kipling’s original book than the 1967 animated movie does. The remake draws from both sources, weaving together more serious elements from Kipling’s book with the more happy-go-lucky original Disney film. This results in a better story being told in the remake. Mowgli (Neel Sethi), an orphaned boy, has been raised ... Read More »

“If you know what I’m singin’ about…”

I still remember exactly where I was when I first heard of the paisley one, Prince.  Most of my BNC (now SNU) contemporaries will remember the Sound Warehouse store located at 39th and MacArthur, just a few blocks from the campus.  It was my favorite place to spend almost any evening or weekend.  As I was scanning through the 3 ... Read More »