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Webster Weekly Briefing: Week of February 22
Here is what you need to know to start your Webster Week:
What’s happening at Webster:
Campus Blackout: Webster’s home campus loses power in most of its buildings due to an off-campus fire that caused an Ameren UE blackout.
No search committees formed for full-time dean replacements: For the majority of this academic year, two dean positions at Webster University have been held by interim appointments, a concern raised at the most recent meeting of the Faculty Assembly.
Webster Men’s Basketball eliminated from SLIAC conference: Winning the game they needed for a playoff spot wasn’t enough to send the Gorloks into the playoffs this year.
Fighting cancer one beanie at a time: Students on campus fight cancer through the Love Your Melon charity.
Double the work, double the passion: Freshman Sadie Anderson has been drawing ever since she could hold a pencil and has carried a sketchbook for as long as she can remember. However, in high school Anderson became interested in film.
Full-time student work full-time jobs: A new study from Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce reports that students are working an average of 30 hours a week.
This Weeks Events:
Monday: National Founders and International Ambassador of #BLACKLIVESMATTER at 6:30 p.m. in the Loretto HIlton has been cancelled. The Webster University Jazz Collective will perform at 7 p.m. in the Winnifred Moore.
Wednesday: My Blackarts Speaks at 8:30 in Webster Hall.
Friday: Webster presents: Webster University Choral Ensembles at 7 p.m. in the Community Music School and Troublemakers: The Story of Land Art at 8:30 p.m. in the Winnifred Moore.