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Be the Best You Fair: Drugs and Alcohol

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“I think it’s important that we’re doing a fair about drugs and alcohol because not a lot of people are confident in bringing the topic up to someone on campus or asking questions. The Be the Best You Fair gives them an opportunity for a different environment to approach the topic.” -Rebekah Jeong, Senior, Hill’s RA This Tuesday and Wednesday ... Read More »

Honoring SNU Veterans for Homecoming

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This year at Southern Nazarene University, the homecoming football game falls on Veteran’s Day. Heather Hawkins informed me that close to 25% of SNU’s total population is made up of veterans, so they deserved to be recognized for their service. The Vet’s Center and Disability Services at SNU are partnering together this year to make sure we do everything we ... Read More »

The Trailblazers of SNU

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In life, when we embark on a new adventure, we look to the people around us who have had the experience to give us advice. For some, college is this new adventure, yet not everyone comes from a household whose parents graduated from a four-year college. For one reason or another, you may be a first-generation college student and may ... Read More »

A Walk for Freedom

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On October 14th, 2017, thousands of people around the world marched silently to bring awareness to all types of human trafficking. A-21 is an organization that is working to put an end to modern day slavery everywhere, and the walk is a yearly event that they hold to raise awareness. Today, slavery is something that affects people of every gender, ... Read More »

Allergy & Healthy Diet Aware because We Care

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“There is a need for the university, dining services, student services, and those affected by allergens to be on the same page with the issues at hand.” — Andrew Cox, General Manager of Operations for Food Service at SNU Coming up soon, SNU dining and disability services are partnering to host an event on campus. Their hope is to raise ... Read More »

Una Casa Divida no Aguantarà (A House Divided Cannot Stand)

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  “The more the Catalan government promotes independence through manipulated public television, the more people are going to want to separate themselves from Spain.” —Carlos Anguiano, SNU Junior,  Pre-Law Business Administration   The Spanish region of Catalonia is found in the Northeastern part of Spain.The capital city, Barcelona, is known as a popular tourist destination with its captivating art, architecture, ... Read More »

ONE Theme House 2017

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SNU is filled with many opportunities for us to be the hands and feet of God. One of these opportunities is through one of SNU’s theme houses, known as ONE. ONE stands for “Our Neighborhood Empowered” and is one out of the four theme houses that are on campus. ONE was created by OKC First Church of the Nazarene as ... Read More »

The Children’s Center Rehabilitation Hospital’s New Bed Tower Dedication

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This past Tuesday, the Children’s Center Rehabilitation Hospital on NW 39th Expressway in Bethany had the dedication of their new patient bed tower. The new tower offers four floors that will include the pediatric outpatient clinic, treatment and diagnostic rooms and an additional forty patient beds. The dedication was held in the new building and several of the board members ... Read More »

A Night on Broadway

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“It’s not just for us or for SNU. It is for our surrounding community. It’s for the kids that are sitting in classrooms and have never heard ‘One Day More.’ Theater changed my life, so to be able to put on a show that support what I love and support the arts, is just a special experience.”—Noah McGuire, co-director of ... Read More »

Coffee House Poetry at SNU

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On Friday, October 6 from 8am-3:30pm, Southern Nazarene University (SNU) will be hosting a Coffee House Poetry Workshop in the library. Former Poet Laureate of Oklahoma Nathan Brown will be speaking, along with GNWY (Generation Why) and Amy Bowles. This workshop will give students and teachers the opportunity to hear original poetry from professionals as well as gain valuable information ... Read More »

Hate or Hospitality?: The 2 Windows Project

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The 2 Windows Project is a program attempting to foster discussions of science and faith. As a Christian, it can be difficult to reconcile the credibility of science with the intuition of faith. The 2 Windows Project offers discussions to help bridge the gap between faith and science, trying to help people understand that both options can live harmoniously together. ... Read More »

McNair Scholars Program Refunded

The McNair Scholars Program received continued funding at Southern Nazarene University (SNU) last week. This program targets eligible SNU undergraduate students that are academically sound, have intent on pursuing a career that requires a doctoral degree and demonstrate promising potential for success in a graduate program. The goal of this program is to encourage first generation, economically challenged and underrepresented ... Read More »

Mission Opportunities at SNU

This past week at SNU was GO week. GO week is when students can learn about opportunities where they can serve in missions for the 2017-2018 school year. SNU believes it is important for each student to be in service and to branch out to be the hands and feet of Jesus. Each season of the year has a trip ... Read More »

Get UP for a Good Cause: Swazi 5K

“If you know that these people walk across the country of Swaziland, to get to the hospital, to have their babies. We could at least get up out of bed and go walk at 8am on a Saturday.” –Karen Dedmon, head director of the Swazi 5k On September 16th, at 8:00 am, hundreds of people will gather to walk, jog, ... Read More »