Vladymi Joseph is a staff journalist for MBU Timeline. He is a senior majoring in Communications. Joseph is a member of the MBU men’s soccer team and has been a member of the team for two years. He was born in Miami, Fla., and raised in Harvey, La. After graduation, Joseph looks forward to pursuing his career in the communications field.
Eduardo Maia, a sophomore from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, transferred to Missouri Baptist University to play soccer, and since moving to the St. Louis area he has developed a sense of family and belonging among teammates.
Here are some interesting facts about MBU Timeline, the student newsmagazine of Missouri Baptist University, in St. Louis:
*Our mission statement is: MBU Timeline is the student news network of Missouri Baptist University, a private Christian university that embraces the essential core value of “social change through service and leadership.”
*The Bible verse that drives our mission is 2 Timothy 2:15 (Worldwide English Version): “Tell the true message in the right way.”
*The WordPress website has been up since late-fall 2013. We average about 3,000 sessions and about 5,000 pageviews per month.
*Our stories and galleries get as few as 40 or 50 hits, or as many as 8,000 hits.
*We have readers in every state and more than 90 countries around the world. We have several readers in South America, the United Kingdom, India and Australia.
*Most of our readers are in Missouri, followed by Illinois, California and Texas.
*We do not accept advertising as we are a not-for-profit online newsmagazine.
*We welcome contributors from all walks of MBU life, regardless of your major. Reach out to us on Twitter at: @mbutimeline.