Jess Vernier

Jessica Vernier is an English major, currently in her junior year. She grew up in Colorado Springs. Besides binge-reading, she enjoys hiking, baking, and watching the same three tv series on repeat. With her degree in English, she hopes to fulfill her dream of becoming an editor for a publishing company.

Articles by Jessica

8 Ways to Play in the Sunshine at SNU

8 Ways to Play in the Sunshine at SNU

After a long, rainy weekend, the warm sunshine has finally arrived over Oklahoma City. There…

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SNU’s Annual Softball Marathon

SNU’s Annual Softball Marathon

After a total of nine hours, Southern Nazarene University’s annual Softball Marathon ended at 6:00…

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Education and Prevention: The Oklahoma County Jail Part III

Education and Prevention: The Oklahoma County Jail Part III

Inmates who are incarcerated at the Oklahoma County Jail are not nameless individuals who are…

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Recovery and Redemption: The Oklahoma County Jail, Part II

Recovery and Redemption: The Oklahoma County Jail, Part II

In downtown OKC, the Oklahoma County Jail holds on average between 1,000 to 3,000 individuals.…

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Human Rights Violations: The Oklahoma County Jail, Part I

Human Rights Violations: The Oklahoma County Jail, Part I

It is only 20 minutes from the Southern Nazarene University (SNU) campus—a building that you…

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“Ain’t I a Woman” at SNU

“Ain’t I a Woman” at SNU

You have probably seen the posters around campus—the brightly-colored ones, made by Kristin Hardy, that…

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Compassion Week at SNU

Compassion Week at SNU

This week, Southern Nazarene University (SNU) students will be given the opportunity to extend a…

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Couch Naps or Bed Naps: Which is Better?

Couch Naps or Bed Naps: Which is Better?

I think we can all agree that naps are a gift from the Lord. No…

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The Enneagram at SNU

The Enneagram at SNU

College is one of the most opportune times for people to learn as much about…

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Safety Abroad

Safety Abroad

Southern Nazarene University (SNU) presents students with incomparable learning opportunities, many of which are offered…

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SHINE Weekend at SNU

SHINE Weekend at SNU

Last weekend, Southern Nazarene University (SNU) welcomed 11th- and 12th-grade girls onto campus for the…

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When the New Semester Blues Hits

When the New Semester Blues Hits

After spending almost four weeks away from school, studying, essays and early morning lectures, Southern…

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‘Twas the Week Before Finals

‘Twas the Week Before Finals

‘Twas the week before finals and all through the campus, not a student was sleeping,…

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“Toy Story 4”: Do We Need More?

“Toy Story 4”: Do We Need More?

Just last week, Pixar released the teaser trailer for “Toy Story 4.” In a mere…

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The Great Christmas Debate: Christmas Before or After Thanksgiving

The Great Christmas Debate: Christmas Before or After Thanksgiving

One of the biggest rifts in American culture manifests just days into the month of…

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