September 19, 2019

Opinion

Athletic equipment not up to par

Webster University has established a strong athletic program despite a very slow and relatively unsuccessful beginning. Being successful and retaining success involves dedication, perseverance and improvement. Athletics depend upon a player’s continual improvement as a result of working out, practicing and competing.

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.