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We Stand With the New Americans of Missouri

We are a nation that believes in E Pluribus Unum – “Out of Many, One.”  Not Us vs.Them. [...]

February 4, 2017 Advocacy

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

America’s ‘invisible’ Muslims

Two decades ago, Muslim refugees fleeing Bosnia arrived in St Louis and became a crucial part of the city. Now anti-immigrant fervour might lead the Bosnians of St Louis to become more politically active. [...]

October 30, 2016 News

Breaking borders: Bosnian immigrants give inside look on politics, conflict

Twenty-three days. The sharp blast of a gunshot, bullets whizzing through the air, pig’s blood dripping in an attic, absolute chaos. “It took my father 23 days to escape Bosnia to go to Germany,” sophomore biochemistry major Elmedina Kekic, of [...]

October 27, 2016 News

Trump’s ‘hoax’ comments on Serbia spark discussion on Bosnian immigrants in St. Louis

Serbian magazine Nedeljnik on Thursday reported that Donald Trump apologized to Serbia for the U.S. intervention following the Bosnian genocide at Srebrenica in the early 1990s. [...]

October 16, 2016 News

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

Muslim refugees of another era could put Missouri in play for Clinton

When Greta Morina sees images of Aleppo on TV, she thinks of her hometown, Pristina. [...]

September 22, 2016 Advocacy

Governor nominee’s work ‘in Bosnia’ was mainly in Croatia

In his online biography, a campaign video and speeches, Missouri Republican gubernatorial candidate Eric Greitens recounts how he volunteered in Bosnia to help children orphaned or separated from their families by a horrific ethnic war. SOURCE: St. Louis Post Dispatch [...]

August 21, 2016 News

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

St. Louis film fest shows UMSL student film

A chance encounter has led one University of Missouri­–St. Louis student to direct a film that’s about to get serious attention. [...]

July 16, 2014 Bosnians in St. Louis, News