December 13, 2019

Author: Chelsie Hollis

Like father, like daughter

Webster University alumnus Joe Mancuso graduated with a bachelor’s degree in music in the fall of 1989, but the singer is not the only Mancuso to relish the rhythm of jazz. His daughter, junior Chela Mancuso, is majoring in music with an emphasis in vocal jazz.

Art student constructs wooden car in parking lot

Students and faculty that pulled into Lot H Monday may have noticed a dome of green in one of the parking spots by the Art Department. Caitlin Grace made an instillation for her Intermediate Drawing class where she had been instructed by her professor Lyndon Barrois to engage directly with the lived environment.

Free public college could hurt Webster

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders has proposed free tuition for four-year public colleges and universities as part of the College for All Act. The proposal would direct the Department of Education to provide $47 billion per year to states to eliminate tuition and required fees at public colleges and universities.

Millennials, stand strong

As a Millennial, older relatives and strangers alike tell me how my generation has ruined today’s society. According to our elders, we have become too sensitive and spoiled from getting…

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. She decided to undertake the challenge of a double major in her education at Webster in order to do both.

The Nick Savage Quartet performs jazz concert for black history month

For Webster’s Black History Month concert, drummer Nick Savage, a former Webster grad student, compiled musical selections to honor jazz drummer, Alan Dawson Feb. 8. Dawson was in Booker Ervin’s band that came to fame around the 1960s. According to Savage, Dawson, as well as Ervin were among some of the leading jazz figures in all of American history, and happened to be African American.

Randy Holmes Quintet performs at Winifred Moore

The Randy Holmes Quintet, a five-person jazz ensemble, performed Monday, Jan. 25 at Webster. The performance brought jazz lovers and students from around the area to the Winifred Moore Auditorium to listen to the group’s arrangement in the first concert of the Spring season. Frontman Randy Holmes has been playing jazz for over 40 years.