April 10, 2020

Author: The Journal

The Social Network World

Social media is a phrase invented and implemented since the inception of websites like MySpace and AOL instant messenger over 10 years ago. But it wasn’t until the juggernaut of Facebook and even more recently, Twitter, that we began to understand what it truly meant.

Not in our backyard

College towns. The image brings to mind endless dorm buildings, 3 a.m. bars and bad parking. Webster Groves, however, the home and birthplace of Webster University, neither looks nor feels like the typical college town.

Language Barrier

In a Jan. 4 New York Times article, a New York City chancellor at a Bronx school said she believed that Mandarin Chinese should be taught in schools. As Chinese is the most widely spoken language in the world, The Journal thought this was a sound suggestion — after all, most countries of the world teach at least two languages.

VIDEO: African Night

By Dameena Cox (Webster Groves, MO – Nov. 24 , 2010) - The sound of beating drums filled the Sunnen Lounge at Webster University.  There were dancers.  Fashion models. Musicians.  Poets.…