Tuesday, April 23, 2013
The suspect being pursued after a female student was attacked inside a women's restroom on the college's campus has been identified and charged, according to the latest report from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
Update: Police have released the identity of the suspect charged with attacking a female student from Chesterfield inside a women's restroom at St. Louis Community College's Meramec campus. According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Jevon Mallory, 18, of the 2900 block of Hilleman Avenue in St. John, was charged with assault while on school property. The crime is a felony and Mallory was held in jail on a $10,000 bond. Original story: Assault charges are being pursued against an 18-year-old man after a female student was attacked inside a women's restroom at St. Louis Community College-Meramec, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch (For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) The Post article states Blythe Grupe, 19…
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
As a star on Discovery Channel’s Storm Chasers in 2008, Reed became the first person in history to capture High Definition video inside a tornado.
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Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Qualified individuals can take sustainable energy courses through St. Louis Community College for free.
Thursday, May 3, 2012
St. Louis Community College police release the official offense report from the April 9 fight that broke out on the Meramec campus.
Campus police released the following offense report documenting the fight on the St. Louis Community College at Meramec campus April 9. The report reveals that police tried to alleviate tension between students less than an hour before the outbreak of violence. The attached report has been redacted by campus police, as well as Kirkwood Patch, to protect the privacy of students involved in the fight who were not arrested. Names of the three students arrested are not redacted from the report. They are charged with Common Assault through Kirkwood Municipal Court. Meramec Police Chief Paul Banta said campus police are reviewing the viral video of the incident to determine if "more players were involved." The campus' president, George Watson, …
Saturday, April 28, 2012
Jake Walters was named a Rising Stars finalist at this year's 39th annual St. Louis Amateur Baseball Hall of Fame inductions.
It might have felt like the Sheraton Westport Chalet was something like a field of dreams Thursday night in Maryland Heights. For one night, people of all ages came together to honor the past, present and baseball future during ceremonies for the 39th annual St. Louis Amateur Baseball Hall of Fame inductions, which also included the presentation of the first Jack Buck Media Award, the Bob Broeg Award and the Bob Burnes Award. Also honored were local finalists for the Hall's Future Stars Award. Among those honored was Vianney High School's Jake Walters who was named a Rising Stars finalist. Walters is a leader of the top-ranked club and will play at Austin Peay in college. Also honored was Robert White who led the Meramec Community Collge …
Friday, April 20, 2012
Staff at "The Montage" highlight the campus' dynamic and united community.
The April 9 fight at St. Louis Community College at Meramec does not define the institution of higher learning, The Montage says in a staff editorial that calls for all students to be treated with respect and as members of the community. The campus came under the media spotlight after a bystander video of the fight was posted to YouTube. "Meramec students define success through their values, not the values depicted in a YouTube video," The Montage writes. The editorial highlights characteristics of the campus that make it strong learning environment, such as personalized attention from instructors, the ability to develop networks and real-world opportunities. Read the staff editorial, "United We Stand as One Meramec." Related content:
Friday, April 13, 2012
Bystander footage of a brawl on the STLCC-Meramec campus on Monday has netted more than 18,000 page views on a video hosting website and has triggered comments by concerned readers.
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
The incident occurred Monday between passing periods.
Article updated at 10:19 a.m. Three people were arrested after a fight broke out Monday on the St. Louis Community College at Meramec campus, The Montage reports. The fight that occurred during afternoon passing periods and involved five people drew a crowd of bystanders, one of whom took video of the incident that was posted to YouTube. The video has since been removed because content violated website's terms of service. The three suspects in the fight were released later on Monday. Charges will be pursued through Kirkwood Municipal Court, according to The Montage. For more details about the incident, visit The Montage webste.
Friday, October 14, 2011
"There is still much work to do," says Joe Chesla, Meramec sculpture professor who took his students to volunteer in Joplin last weekend.
Weeks after the Joplin tornado hit, Rebecca Shaffer, a St. Louis Community College-Meramec art student, went to Joplin as part of a volunteer group to help in the reconstruction process. Shaffer was speechless when she saw the devastation, she said. “As an artist, it was visually devastating,” Shafer said. “I thought, ‘How can I make this place more beautiful.'” Shaffer said she returned from Joplin a changed person. Shafer went back to her art professors at Meramec to see if she could get other fellow students to join her in her trip. Last weekend, the first group of Meramec sculpture students went to Joplin to give their time and physical strength in two days of volunteer work. “As an artist I am drawn to action,” said Joe Chesla, …
Thursday, September 29, 2011
A soccer player for the St. Louis Community College Archers balances priorities to adjust to STLCC's new districtwide athletics program.
The 2011-2012 school year has brought about some major scheduling changes for St. Louis Community College (STLCC) sophomore women's soccer player Allison Ring. Ring, a student in the culinary program at the STLCC Forest Park campus, is in her second season playing in the STLCC's soccer program. Last year, she played for the Forest Park Highlanders soccer team. After the STLCC sports teams merged into a districtwide team called the Archers, Ring had to make some hefty adjustments to her work, commuting and school schedule. Pam McIntyre, president of the Wildwood campus, said that last year the STLCC system experienced statewide budget cuts that reduced the amount of money that the colleges could use for their operating budget by around $3.3…