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Michael Klussman

Michael Klussman

Michael Klussman is a public relations major from Manchester, Missouri, and plans to pursue a career in the communication field after graduating. In his free time, Michael enjoys volunteering at his church and exploring the St. Louis area.

How 2007 Changed the World

While cell phones have been around since the 1970s, the introduction of the first smartphone in 2007 changed the way we interact with other people and complete everyday tasks.

Photo by Krista Krekeler

Students compare phones new and old, ranging from a 2006 Pantech flip phone to the most recent and popular Samsung, to the Apple iPhone, whose introduction a decade ago changed the way we communicate, and changed the world forever.

Not Your Average Volleyball Game

Why watch a game when you can be a part of one? That is a question posed by a group of students as they came together to work to increase attendance at a volleyball game this spring.

Photo by Michael Klussman

Emily Brown (left) and Krista Tyson (right) participate in a “halftime” game at the MBU men’s volleyball home game on March 27, 2018, against Ottawa University.

More Than Just A School

“Anyone who does anything to help a child in his life is a hero to me.” ―Fred Rogers

Photo by Paul Nordmann

Students, teachers and parent volunteers of The Soulard School gather together to eat lunch at what they describe as “family style,” just one of many examples of how a sense of community is one of the positive aspects defining this unique south city school.

A Passion For People

Amy Goodberlet shares her story about following God’s promptings and learning to trust Him in all facets of her life.

Photo by Michael Klussman

Amy Goodberlet, director of the Academic Success Center at Missouri Baptist University, has a heart for the Lord and a heart for His children who He brings across her path each day.

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@TrevorChaney Or even farther back when coaches would actually use water as some sort of reward. Glad those days are gone.

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