Tag Archives: SNU

Video Story: SNU Has Something to be Thankful For

  As Thanksgiving approaches, Noah McKinney and Cheyenne Reynolds speak to a hand full of students on the upcoming holiday. There were a variety of questions asked to each person, but only three made the cut. These questions are: What are you thankful for? What is your favorite food for Thanksgiving? How do you feel about Christmas being advertised before ... Read More »

Between Two Ferns: Meet the Gardeners of SNU

The landscapers here at SNU work tirelessly everyday to make sure our campus gardens look great. I sat down with them hoping to get to know them a little bit more. There is only two individuals that are responsible for the entire campus, but they do it with such care and passion it almost seems as if the campus has ... Read More »

Dr. Gresham’s Legacy

Legacy by direct definition means: something (as memories or knowledge) that come from the past or a person of the past. However when put in context and personal experience, legacy means much, much more. Dr. Peggy Poteet and, her husband, Jim Poteet — classmates from Pasadena College, colleagues, and dear friends of both Dr. Gresham and Linda Gresham — reminisce ... Read More »

Women’s Basketball: A Season Preview

On Friday, November 11, the Crimson Storm women’s basketball team kick off their season against the University of Science & Arts of Oklahoma at 8:00p.m. in the Sawyer Center. Led by coach Derek Dorris and assistant coach Logan Martin, the team went 6-19 in the 2015-16 season but are hopeful for this year. I sat down with Rachel Doerneman (#42) ... Read More »

Stories From Graduates Teaching Abroad

Several SNU graduates have taught abroad in countries such as Spain, Germany and various other countries in Latin America. Some of these are planned, but others took a chance to leave their comfort zones. These are great opportunities to not only explore the world, but grow as a person because of facing difficult situations. Stephanie Reyes, an SNU graduate, decided ... Read More »

Volunteer Opportunities For Students

Would you change the world if you could? You can move tiny sand grains every day from one side to the other, which would make a bigger difference than doing nothing. We can change any place we want with the power of giving just a bit of time and work. Hebrews 13:16 “And don’t forget to do good and to ... Read More »

If you don’t like SNU, then stay!

In the past, I’ve been a bit harsh to Southern Nazarene University. I don’t get along with some of the faculty, or agree with every policy the school has put in place. Recently when I brought up a specific concern, I was met with a response that was essentially, “If you don’t like SNU, then leave.” Allow me to clarify: ... Read More »

SNU Obtains Space Grant

Press release provided by Dr. Gwen Hackler and Dr. Nicholas Zoller. Southern Nazarene University (SNU) is pleased to announce the receipt of a $150,000 award through the Oklahoma Space Grant Consortium (OSGC) partnership, for participation in the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Space Grant Program. As one of four university institutional affiliates, SNU received the three-year grant to provide ... Read More »

A Historical Analysis of Diversity at SNU

In the last year and a half, college campuses across the United States have started to address what can be done to mend the racial divide. Now, the conversation has made it to our beloved SNU. In an attempt to better understand what diversity has looked like at SNU and the Nazarene Church throughout the years, I went to Corbin ... Read More »

How Will You Get Your Books Next Year?

It is always hard to figure out the total expenses of college. There are so many things to consider. However, it is almost inevitable that one of the biggest expenses of college is books. Now there are some ways you can cut this cost down. You can share a book with your friend, rent, buy used, or (probably not the ... Read More »

In Review: The Brubecks Play Brubeck Concert

It was with much anxiety that I approached Bethany First Church, across the street from the school, to see the Brubecks Play Brubeck concert. I was going to this school event to support several of my friends in choir. I heard about their practices and how constantly tired they were, but I still had no idea what to expect. However, ... Read More »

The Impact of NSI Mentors

One of the first events you must participate when you enter college is orientation. This is needed for multiple reasons, but the most important is to help new students adjust to their new surroundings. It helps smooth that transition period for many students entering into college. The New Student Institute (NSI) is a five-day orientation program here at SNU. New ... Read More »

Staff Feature: Wakita Oliver

When you live on such an inclusive campus as SNU, it’s easy to slip into our little sleeves of comfortability. When I first got here I felt more alone than I ever had; that is until I met some people I am glad now to call friends. But that’s as far as it went. We know who we know and ... Read More »

SNU Graduate Discusses His Journey as a Sportscaster

Toby Rowland, who is the current voice of the Oklahoma Sooners for basketball, football and baseball along with being a graduate of Southern Nazarene University, talked with me this past week about what the road has been like for him starting when he was a college student here on campus. Rowland started off as an accounting major on the men’s ... Read More »

The Pets on Campus Policy

“Why can’t I bring my dog with me to college? Do I really have to leave my pet parakeet at home? Well, where else will these adorable hamsters go if I can’t keep them in my room?” All these are questions you may have heard or asked yourself while a student at Southern Nazarene University. The questions are in response ... Read More »