Student wins top honor

December 14, 2015

Paige Karius has cerebral palsy, but that doesn’t keep her from being active and accomplished at Forest Park.  The 21-year-old general education student is founder and president of the Disability Awareness Club, promotions manager at The Scene student newspaper and a former member of the Student Government Association. […]

Students deliver holiday cheer

December 14, 2015

Members of the Forest Park Student Government Association members had an eye-opening experience this month, delivering Christmas gifts and volunteering at a homeless shelter. […]

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STLCC ponders race fallout

December 14, 2015

A student protest over racial inequality at University of Missouri Columbia has reinforced a Forest Park history professor’s belief that black studies courses are important.  Dorian Brown, who is black, feels traditional history courses trivialize and misrepresent the black experience, leading to widespread misunderstanding. […]

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English prof Yezbick headed for Wildwood

December 14, 2015

Beloved English professor Dan Yezbick is leaving Forest Park to teach on the Wildwood campus of St. Louis Community College in the spring.  He has taught at Forest Park for eight years and served six years as global education coordinator. […]

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WHAT’S BUZZIN’: ‘Walking Dead’ spinoff is DOA

December 14, 2015

Zombies are the thing to get hooked on these days as more books, comics, TV shows and movies are telling their gruesome stories.  This fall, AMC released a spinoff series to “The Walking Dead” called “Fear the Walking Dead,” which was supposed to follow a set of regular people through the beginning of the zombie apocalypse and downfall of society. […]

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Sanders is popular at Forest Park

November 23, 2015

The 2016 presidential election campaign is well underway, and Forest Park students, like people all over the country, are developing views on the candidates and issues.  In an informal campus poll, most students voiced support for U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont, a liberal who has waged a strong challenge to frontrunner Hillary Clinton, former secretary of state, for the Democratic Party nomination. […]

Pinch-hitting dean to retire

November 23, 2015

The biggest change at community colleges in the past 45 years is what students are studying.  That’s the conclusion drawn by Elizabeth Wilcoxson, 70, interim dean of Business, Math and Technology at Forest Park, who is retiring in December. […]

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