Tag Archives: health

How Death at a Braum’s led to Mental Health Reform

On August 23, 2015, State Labor Commissioner Mark Costello was stabbed to death outside of an Oklahoma City Braum’s by his son, Christian Costello. According to Cathy Costello, Christian’s mother and Mark’s wife , Christian had been diagnosed nine years prior with schizoaffective disorder with psychosis. Schizoaffective disorder includes both the symptoms of schizophrenia and mood disorders. Symptoms are cyclical ... Read More »

The Hidden Drawbacks Of Napping

Research shows that college students around the world partake in regular napping, but are those seemingly wonderful naps actually good for you? As many people know, sleep is an essential component to maintain one’s health, yet college students are constantly finding themselves deprived of sleep. Countless students have taken to the idea of frequent napping to combat their sleepiness in ... Read More »

The Importance of Fitness and Nutrition

Most college students, unless they are seeking a science degree or in athletics, do not know much about fitness and nutrition. To find out more about why fitness and nutrition is important, I sat down with Professor Lee, a Health and Wellness instructor here at SNU, and my personal trainer from high school, James Davis, who was a strength and ... Read More »

Water4 Plans Trip to Africa

The Water4 house among others in support will be traveling to Africa this May to bring supplies needed to build a water well for a village in Kenya. This experience will allow some of the students of the Water4 house to experience first hand a village getting access to clean water for the first time. The group going looks to ... Read More »

Oil pulling: What the heck is it?

Celeste Forrest, Staff Writer    What if you could whiten your teeth, improve your gum health, get rid of cavities and bad breath, possibly stop those migraine headaches and get a better night’s sleep in just three easy steps?   You could do that and more with just swishing some cold, natural pressed oil around your mouth! If you think that ... Read More »


Summer Howard, Staff Reporter    The holidays are usually a welcomed vacation for everyone. But when the break is over and college students go back to school, homework and social life are only two of their problems. Living, eating and learning with the same group of people in the winter months can and does translate to the dreaded virus known as ... Read More »