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Narcisa P. Symank Appointed as a New Shareholder at Sandberg Phoenix & von Gontard P.C.

On November 1, after a unanimous vote by the firm’s partnership, Narcisa P. Symank, an Associate with Sandberg Phoenix, will assume her new role as Shareholder. [...]

November 2, 2016 Stories

The Delics: An Affton Strong Family

For over 17 years, the Delics have been a part of the Affton School District family. Uprooted from their home following the war in Bosnia, their path wasn’t straight but it was a path that led them to find a [...]

November 1, 2016 Stories

From youngest in program to distinguished alumna: Nursing graduate charts course for the future

“She can save a life but can’t buy a drink,” Joan Ruppert said of one of the graduating students at the College of Nursing’s pinning ceremony in August. “Oh well, saving a life is much more important anyway.” [...]

September 28, 2016 Stories

VFAI Leader Emir Hadzic Speaks at White House Refugee Event

After 20 years of service in the United States Marines, Gunnery Sergeant Emir Hadzic quietly took off his uniform, packed his bags, and prepared to live life as a civilian. But before he retired to his hometown of St. Louis, [...]

September 23, 2016 Stories

In the midst of history: D.C. internship ignites Armin Cejvanovic’s passion for public service

“What did you do with your summer?” SOURCE: UMSL Daily University of Missouri–St. Louis sophomore Armin Cejvanovic has a different answer to that familiar question this fall than most returning students. Not many college sophomores can say that they spent [...]

August 30, 2016 Stories

Baseball serves as gateway to St. Louis for refugee

The Cardinals unite St. Louis, but for many who came here from other countries, baseball helped them learn America and feel American. Each Sunday this July, columnist Benjamin Hochman will capture the story of a new St. Louisan, who now [...]

July 6, 2016 Stories

Ado Jahić Called in by Football Association of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Congratulations to Abdulah “Ado” Jahić of SLSG Academy and Mehlville, who has been called in for a three day camp in Zenica to train with the Bosnia & Herzegovina national team coaching staff. It is a special camp targeted to [...]

February 14, 2016 Stories

I was a refugee

Imagine your family being forced out of your home in the middle of the night and making your way to a refugee camp in another country, not once but twice. [...]

November 25, 2015 Stories

A Helping Hand, From One Refugee To Another

Note: Last names of Syrian refugees interviewed are withheld by request. Dzemal Bijedic knows what it’s like to be a refugee. He was just a kid when the bombs started falling on the Dalmatian city of Dubrovnik, his mother’s hometown. [...]

November 24, 2015 Stories

Breakout game by Sabic helps Mehlville knock off Northwest

Tom Harper said Alem Sabic struggled at first this season, because he had a hard time adjusting to the speed and physicality of varsity soccer. [...]

September 3, 2015 Stories