Entries by Liz Vestal

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3 Steps to Creating a Non-Profit That Will Change the World

In my last article, I discussed a week of events talking about feminism happening on Saint Louis University’s campus. Free to [be], I learned the importance of going after what you want. Through that week, I met two hundred girls—and one man—who do not let anything stop them. By learning about the model and the story at Shining Hope for Communities (SHOFCO) in Nairobi, Kenya, I believe I have been able to uncover 3 steps to creating a non-profit that will change the world.

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Free to [be]: Let’s Talk About Feminism

Like Ignatius and his group of friends, I found myself in the midst of conversations that have led to something greater. Feminism inspires me to criticize. Feminism inspires me to hope. Feminism inspires me to pray. What does feminism inspire you to be?

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Racism Across State Lines: A Common Enemy

Now with the even more recent news of the death of Eric Garner in New York, I find myself in solidarity with my conversational companions and newfound friends from Fordham. With protests and rallies happening all across the country, it has become more and more apparent that no race issue is isolated, but a sign of the times in which we live.