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First-generation college grad from Bosnia off to physician assistant school

Growing up, Adela Redzic remembers her father’s words repeated again and again. [...]

May 16, 2017 Stories

Elvir Mandzukic: Volunteer | Humanitarian | Neighbor

He left his hometown of Zenica in war-torn Bosnia on January 13, 1996, traveling more than 5,000 miles to St. Louis, Missouri — and still, Elvir Mandzukic considers himself fortunate. [...]

May 2, 2017 Stories

This artist is spray painting St. Louis’ history

St. Louis, Missouri (CNN)A Bosnian refugee turned world-renowned aerosol artist is putting the finishing touches on an impressive 1,000-square-foot canvas. [...]

April 14, 2017 Stories

Missouri School For The Blind Teacher Takes Gold At International Jiu-Jitsu Competition

Adnan Gutic, a teacher and graduate of Missouri School for the Blind (MSB) in St. Louis, took first place at the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation (IBJJF) Pan-American Championship on March 17th, 2017, at the Bren Events Center of University of [...]

March 28, 2017 Stories

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