September 23, 2019

Campus Life

Take a language vacation

The International Language and Cultures Department holds the Intensive Weekend annually and this particular weekend saw students encouraged to do one thing: speak only German.

‘One world, many stories’

Webster students Bryce Goodloe and Brianna Brown performed for the first time at the spoken word open mic during I-Fest 2016. Goodloe usually performs as an actor, but this was his first time performing spoken word poetry.

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.

P!NG performance showcases student talents

Webster University’s P!NG: A Peforming Arts Collective produced its first show since receiving the approval to become an official club. After discussing at weekly meetings what the club’s first official event would be, the club decided to hold a cabaret titled “Great Expectations.”

Students learn ‘living generously’

Students of the keystone seminar “Living Generously” have spent the last few weeks coming up with ways to do just that. The seminar, taught by adjunct professor of education Bob McMullen, is focused on how the concept of generosity affects those involved in the process of being charitable.

Going through “The Grind”

Webster University student Max Friedman was one of 250 submitted short LGBTQ plays for the BRIEFS Festival. His play about love and the art of communication was one of those chosen and was directed by Conservatory assistant professor Gad Guterman.

Art Prom honors David Bowie

Students came dressed in their best 70s glam ready to dance as a tribute to their favorite artist David Bowie. From his 1977 sailor look to his iconic lightning bolt tattoo, Bowie was represented at the annual Art Prom hosted by the Webster University Art Department.

WGST program holds open house

College of Arts and Sciences Associate Dean Danielle MacCartney said women’s studies has been a part of Webster University since its inception. Women and Gender Studies became a formal program a few years ago and held its informational open house Thursday, March 31.

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.

A drag galaxy far, far away

Webster University drag queens and kings took to the stars to perform at the 20th annual Drag Ball, hosted by professional drag performers Siren and Rydyr. Sophomore Elizabeth Swanson created the personality Vicki Mirage to perform for the first time.