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Diverse Nonprofit Organization: VSA spreads Cultural Awareness on Campus

Diverse Nonprofit Organization: VSA spreads Cultural Awareness on Campus

Alana Loren Bethea, Staff Writer

March 20, 2019

“It’s definitely a fresh start –– a lot of us actually aren’t Vietnamese. A lot of us are taking the values of VSA [Vietnamese Student Association], the nonprofit organization, and instilling that into St. John’s,” Justin Lee, senior vice president of VSA, said. Justin is of Korea...

SJU Alumna Establishes Nonprofit for Children in Haiti

SJU Alumna Establishes Nonprofit for Children in Haiti

Andreina Rodriguez, Staff Writer

March 20, 2019

For anyone who has plans of starting a nonprofit organization, St. John’s alumna Yendy Cave has advice for you. “I would say go for it,” she laughed. “If it’s not with your heart, it’ll be ten times harder and you’ll probably get tired of it quickly. If you can, be passionate about it...

Introducing Nyla Smith

Introducing Nyla Smith

Morgan Mullings, Opinion Editor

March 21, 2018

Being away from home for college puts a lot of pressure on students. Nyla Smith, 22, came to St. John’s prepared for that pressure, on top of the challenges that her mental and physical disabilities sometimes present. But she didn’t let that stop her from succeeding. She graduated in 2016 — ...

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