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Human Rights Awareness Week to Focus on Fighting Human Trafficking

Every year the Student Government Association (SGA) chooses a cause to focus on, with that focus culminating in Human Rights Awareness Week (HRAW). HRAW is a week on campus where the students, faculty and staff can take the time to gain information on and contribute to helping end tragedies that are affecting the world. This year, SGA is partnering with ... Read More »

A Christian Perspective on Human Sexuality

Our society is rapidly changing all around us. We see it in our growing fascination with dystopia genres within our movies and books, a fixation with a culture that rejects popular trends, and music that pushes us to be everything we can be and do everything we can do. One subject that is affecting the lives of our generation is ... Read More »

Christmas Traditions (And Share yours here!)

  The Christmas season is coming fast, and while I was wrapping Christmas presents as I listened to Christmas music, I couldn’t help but feel so excited for the most wonderful time of the year. As we speak, families everywhere are putting out Christmas lights, decorating their Christmas trees, sending out Christmas cards to family members and friends and celebrating ... Read More »

Baby it’s cold outside: 5 Ways to keep Yourself Warm this Winter

After Oklahoma’s first snowfall on November 16, I think it’s safe to say that winter is finally here! We know that along with Christmas music, magical snow and peppermint-scented candles, winter also brings freezing cold temperatures. If you are like me, you may not be fond of the ice-cold wind chill of 10 degrees. If you often find yourself shivering ... Read More »

What if SNU was Hogwarts?

(Disclaimer: I do not own any rights of the Harry Potter world. All credit goes to the amazing J.K Rowling. Please do not sue me) Forget football games, Heartpal and midterms. How about Quidditch, the Yule Ball and OWLs? Have you ever wondered what Southern Nazarene University would be like if it magically turned into Hogwarts? Is it just me? ... Read More »

Reasons Why You Should Consider NTS!

You don’t have to want a master’s degree just to join Nazarene Theological Seminary I understand that not everyone wants to go on to higher education to get a master’s degree. Honestly, after paying off your college debt, thinking about having to pay another $20,000-$40,000 might make you shudder. Why would you want to risk getting into debt again? And ... Read More »

TWIRP 2014

Well, if you’re one of those students who have been waiting for weeks to get all the details on TWIRP… fret no longer! Here’s everything you need to know about TWIRP! TWIRP is on Saturday, November 8 from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. The event will take place at the Oklahoma City Science Museum. All of the galleries and stations ... Read More »

14 Places YOU could be going to this summer!

Do you love to travel? Do you love to try new things and explore different cultures? Do you have a desire to serve others? Do you have a passion for Jesus Christ? This year, students at Southern Nazarene University are going to be given plenty of opportunities to visit other countries, explore new cultures and deliver the message of Jesus ... Read More »

Yard-Saling for Dummies

Have you ever wondered how to get the best finds at yard sales? Find out how someone else’s cool junk can be your cool junk too! As a college student, your bank account is always getting sucked dry from bills, loans, gas and taxes. With a limited amount of money in your pocket, or none at all, whenever you need ... Read More »

Emma Watson: Inequality is not just about Women

“I am reaching out to you because I need your help. We want to end gender inequality—and to do that we need everyone to be involved.” –Emma Watson Feminism has become such a hot topic in today’s times. We hear it during lunch hour discussions, in the media, in our classes, in politics. Some men and women strongly identify as ... Read More »

Malorie Chapman: Her Story of Hope, Faith, and Victory

We all, at some point in our lives, will meet someone that will leave behind a mark on our hearts. This mark leaves such an impact that we carry it all throughout our lives. It reminds us. It changes us. It is ever present and always constant. At the end of the day, we hold this mark closely and dearly ... Read More »

Confessions of a Hypochondriac

What do you call someone who has a headache, googles all her symptoms on Web MD and convinces herself that she has a brain tumor? A hypochondriac. I have a confession to make. I, Celeste Forrest, am a hypochondriac. A hypochondriac is someone who is abnormally anxious about their health. This health anxiety is medically referred to as “hypochondria.” If ... Read More »

What’s SNU with Chapel Announcements?

With a whole new school year comes many new renovations. We all know about the brand new addition to our campus, the J.D and Mary West Science Laboratory, as well as the revamped SNU dining, but you may have also caught one subtle change: Chapel announcements. Kevin Nixon and Austin Jenkins took to the screen as the New SNU News ... Read More »

Financial Aid Changes Due to New Database

Celeste Forrest, Staff Writer Attention Everyone! If you haven’t heard already, SNU will be converting to a brand new database. While the SNU staff members are very excited about this change, there are some important pieces of information that are necessary for you to know in order to complete your financial aid for the next semester. These are the steps ... Read More »

Vaccinations: Are they Worth the Shot?

Celeste Forrest, Staff Writer  Getting a shot at the doctor was something I always dreaded, and to this very day the thought of getting stuck by a needle in the arm still makes me feel sick to my stomach. I would actually try to hide in the doctor’s office when I was little, just so I could avoid getting vaccinated. ... Read More »