Tag Archives: Jana Seymour

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 »

Much Ado About Cell Phones

We all do it. We reply to texts, check emails, watch vines, reblog photos and even shop from our phones while we’re in class. If we’re not on our phone, we’re using our laptop. If we’re not using our laptop, we’re checking our watch. Is it wrong to do this? Is it right? Is it inevitable? Is it a sickness ... Read More »

Starting the Big Conversations

It can be argued that the student body has a responsibility to speak up against what we believe is wrong. In some situations, it may not be our place to speak. In others, we are but lazy, indifferent or unintelligent if we do not speak. In my time at Southern Nazarene University, a few things have happened that are worthy ... Read More »

Short-Order Poems: Why Do We Need Poetry?

For a few weeks now, bright orange posters have proclaimed from their posts around campus that Short-Order Poems are coming our way on Nov. 23 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the coffee shop. If you have been by an H and 8th event in downtown Oklahoma City, you may have seen a few people seated at a table ... Read More »

5 Frequently Asked Questions about SIMS

Now that GO Week has come and gone, many students have already decided on their plans for next summer and whether or not those plans include going on a SIMS trip. However, you could be one of those students who remain undecided about SIMS. Perhaps you are unsure about what a trip entails. To help you, I have created a ... Read More »

In Review: SIMS Paraguay 2015

Another of the many SIMS teams that went out this summer was sent to Paraguay. The team was led by Joel Mullen and consisted of Emily Allen, Tiffanie Sanchez, Sidney Ketchum, Lindsay Lester and Michael Vierow. Their SIMS experience was a little different because they spent six weeks of their summer in Paraguay, whereas other SIMS teams primarily kept their ... Read More »

Campus Golf is IN

Do you find yourself wandering the campus grounds when dark has fallen, wishing there was some kind of laid back sport you and your buddies could waste time playing while at the same time acquiring practical skills to use later in life? Fret no longer, friends. I have your solution. Campus golf has been alive and well on our campus ... Read More »

Fall: The Season That Trumps All

Picture this: you are watching the steam rise from your favorite warm beverage as you sit in your comfiest sweater. Fallen leaves of beautiful colors greet your feet from the ground every time you take a step, and the sun hangs cheerfully in the sky while the birds chirp and the squirrels scatter. You are pleasantly chilled throughout the day ... Read More »

In Review: SIMS Brazil 2015

This summer, SIMS sent a team of 7 students to Atibaia, Brazil. Those students were Bobby Cranston, Skylar Blackburn, Katie Trivillino, Hazel Brooks, Jana Seymour, Megan Howell and Claire Kroeger, who were led by Mike Redwine, Vice President of Student Development. There are several reasons why this trip was different from the many other SIMS trips that went out this ... Read More »