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The Current at 50

In November 1966, UMSL’s student newspaper published its first issue under the name “Current.” That means The Current turns 50 this year! To celebrate, this year’s editor-in-chief, Kat Riddler, put together a fantastic banquet for the current Current staff, alumni … Continue reading

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Still thankful for the Rams

I’m definitely feeling all the outrage over the Rams leaving St. Louis to return to Los Angeles. They were, overall, terrible for most of their years in St. Louis. They fleeced us to come here in 1995, and they fleeced … Continue reading

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The space explorers fight over an asteroid

Usually I tell Josie and Joseph bedtime stories which star two space explorers named Josie and Joseph. Tonight I decided to change it up. They laughed so hard as I told this story that I figured I’d share it with … Continue reading

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Second Ferguson DOJ town hall meeting

Tuesday night, the Department of Justice’s Community Relations Service held its second town hall meeting in Ferguson.

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First Ferguson DOJ town hall meeting

Monday night, the Department of Justice’s Community Relations Service held its first town hall meeting in Ferguson. The town hall meetings were closed to everyone but Ferguson residents. The media were not allowed. Though I am employed at the St. … Continue reading

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The space explorers meet the Borg

On nights when I am home from work, I tell the kids stories before bed. Because they are divided among two rooms, I usually tell two stories. The first story is for Josie and Joseph, and usually involves me making … Continue reading

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Church signs in Ferguson

Just over a week after the Michael Brown shooting, I was struck by the idea of photographing church signs in and around Ferguson. I figured many of them would have messages related to the shooting and its aftermath. On Sunday … Continue reading

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The cartooning beat

Whenever I get together with extended family, inevitably someone will say “Oh, what do you do at the Post-Dispatch? Write stories?” The answer, of course, is “no.” My job is to design newspaper pages and develop web projects. But next … Continue reading

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A weekend away from it all

It’s been 10 years of wedded bliss for Yoli and me!

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Ten years

we wrote letters and raked leaves we pleaded and prayed we vowed in Santa Cruz and signed in Coral Gables we made babies and bunuelos we gained family and friends and facebook we lost tios and tias and little Jubilee … Continue reading

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