By Abigail Duren
A Trevecca senior who got a book deal after wearing the same dress for a year to raise money to fight human trafficking spoke to students about her experience.
At an author talk, co-sponsored by the Trevecca Center for Social Justice and Waggoner Library, Bethany Winz shared what inspired her to start the project and what’s she’s leanred since.
“I went into the year thinking I was going to do something big for God,” said Winz. “My goal was to raise $100,000 to assist in the fight against modern day slavery. My blog and my dress were going to change the world.” (more…)
Dr. Gustavo Crocker visited campus on Thursday, October 29.
By Christy Ulmet
Students who want to make a change in the world must have a sense of urgency and be discontented with the status quo, said Gustavo Crocker, General Superintendent for the Church of the Nazarene.
“We have to be willing to do things that are currently unacceptable to the world, but are acceptable to Jesus,” Crocker said. “We need to be able to ask ourselves, ‘What is not right?’ At times we will have to speak for the voiceless—that’s not popular. At times we will have to challenge the status quo—that’s not popular, but Jesus will honor that.”
The living roof above the chicken coop offers insulation and food for the animals.
By Christy Ulmet
Strawberries, mint, rye, clover and tomatoes are growing on top of the chicken coop on campus as one of the Urban Farm’s latest projects.
The living roof was planted in June of 2015 to both provide insulation to the coop and another place to grow fruits and vegetables.
The Trevecca Urban Farm, which includes 1.5 acres of gardens with an estimated 100 different species of plants, around 65 animals, beehives, chick coops and an aquaponics system, is an on-campus farm operated by the Center for Social Justice as a learning lab for the Center’s environmental justice program.
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