October 19, 2017

News

The Webster to Webster newsletter for the Spring semester.

Newsletter promotes community relations

Webster University began distributing a four-page newsletter to the Webster Groves community in 2004. The purpose was to encourage more communication and promote positive relationships between the two entities, said Barb Ehnes, director of media and community relations. Stroble also mentions the possible construction of a residence for her on campus.

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Education graduates uncertain about employment

Education graduates question their likelihood to find a job as a volatile economy causes state governments and school districts making budget cuts in education. Public schools receive funding from federal and state governments and local taxes. When these resources dwindle, schools compensate by cutting costs, which has lead to teacher layoff.

BRITTANY RUESS / The Journal Kyra Bishop (right) and Myra Giorgi, freshmen Conservatory students, reflect on their friend Thomas Flueckiger’s life at his funeral and memorial.

Students say good-bye to Thomas

The 21 close-knit Conservatory students and lone photography student are waiting for the bus to embark on the seven-hour journey to Fort Wayne, Indiana. They are traveling to the funeral of their friend Thomas Carter Flueckiger, a freshman lighting design major. Thomas died March 28 from lung cancer.

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David Wertheimer, a Webster Geneva communications major, speaks about his photo project on gender equality titled “Androgen,” in which he compares the physical qualities imposed by society on both males and females. Wertheimer was one of the presenters at the Swiss campus at the recent media conference on gender equality and women’s rights. - Carlos Restrepo