Tuesday, October 19, 2021

News

VetSuccess on Campus offers help to veterans across Missouri

Webster University offers a VetSuccess on Campus program. The program offers everything from job references to counseling for veterans. Webster University’s Jason Blakemore sits...

Webster’s top-ranked Study Abroad program back in full swing

Webster University's Study Abroad department recently hosted a "Global Food Tour" at Marletto's Marketplace. The event was to help raise awareness for the program...

Brief: Student vaccination status

Overall, 72% of students have received an exemption or submitted proof of vaccination to Webster University. On Sept. 28, an update regarding Webster University’s...

Webster professor weighs in on looming U.S. debt default crisis

Allan Macneill, a professor of political economy at Webster, said if the U.S. does not raise the debt ceiling and cannot pay its debts,...

Honors College students work with English language learners

Students in the Gleich Honors College's Global Cornerstone Seminar have the opportunity to connect with students from the Nahed Chapman New American Academy as...

Ex-CIA professor speaks on U.S., China and Russia

Leif Rosenberger, a visiting professor at Webster who is a former adviser to the U.S. military and the CIA, spoke at an event where...

Lifestyle

Jewish alumna reflects on campus involvement

Webster alumna Samantha Thal was involved with "Tribe: Jewish Student Council" while she attended Webster. While she said the organization never had high turnout,...

Webster alumni Andy Compton places in semifinals in Academy Nicholl Fellowship for Screenwriting

Andy Compton credits his personal life experiences as inspirations for his two scripts, "Bellyache" and "Suplex." Webster School of Communications alumni Andy Compton placed in...

Campus clubs share post-pandemic outlook

Emma Kramer is the president of operations for Delta Phi Epsilon and said participation was low during COVID-19. "I think we are all itching...

Alumni Justin Bailey opens exhibition at Webster University’s Hunt Gallery

"Traces I was here" was the Hunt Gallery's first in-person exhibition since the pandemic. THe reception took place on Sept. 17. On Friday, Sept....

Jim Obergefell talks activism at Webster’s first Speaker Series of the year

Jim Obergefell spoke to webster students on Sept. 20 at the Loretto Hilton Center. The 2015 Supreme Court case Obergefell v. Hodges effectively legalized...

Get back into writing with the Writers’ Coalition

"I thought it would be beneficial for students to have their own space outside of deadlines and other expectations to share their writing,” Maria...

Sports

Webster athletics promotes Red Card Campaign at City Hall

Webster's soccer and softball teams, joined by Chancellor Elizabeth Stroble, went to Webster Groves City Hall on Oct. 5 to sign the red card...

Freshmen men’s basketball players look to aid in team’s success

Webster's men's basketball team is preparing for the upcoming season, and the team is looking forward to having fans in the stands once more....

Webster tennis player breaks record for most singles wins

Despite undergoing a surgery only weeks before his first match, graduate student Riley Muren broke the record for the most single wins by any...

Former golfing pro takes coaching position at Webster University

Webster's new golf coach plans to use what he learned from being a pro golfer to help better the team. An Australian native, Bradley Smith...

Freshman travels from India to pursue collegiate athletic dreams

Sriram Chidambaram traveled to the United State from India to continue his education and  playing soccer at Webster University. Leaving behind his family, friends and...

Sports Opinion: What the Cardinals need to succeed in the National League

The Cardinals are in the MLB’s second wild card spot, with over a 75% chance of continuing to the postseason. However, if they don’t...

Opinion

Review: ‘Deltarune: A Cyber’s World’ will be a hard act to follow

Even with just two-sevenths of the full game, “Deltarune: Chapters 1 & 2” provides two fully realized stories with lovable characters, engaging combat and...

The internet is fighting to bring back ‘Marvel vs Capcom 2’

All fans can do now is wait to see what happens and continue to show support with #FreeMVC2. The fighting game community has a mission:...

This Republic isn’t very democratic. We must change that

Puerto Rican citizens are U.S. citizens, but they cannot vote for their head of state. That is fundamentally unjust and undemocratic. In polarizing times, one...

OK, ‘Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings’ wasn’t THAT good

At no point does Shang-Chi prove himself to be a hero we should root for, outside the bare minimum requirement of defeating the antagonist. Superhero...

Review: Nia DaCosta’s ‘Candyman’ is everything a sequel should be

Nia DaCosta’s “Candyman” does an incredible job of encompassing the essence of the original film and adding a fresh perspective to some of the...

Review: ‘WarioWare: Get It Together!’ switches up series formula

“Get It Together!” makes for an excellent party game with its two-player campaign, as well as Variety Pack modes for up to four players. Wario...

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COVID-19 Coverage

School Announcements

Webster organizes vaccine opportunities for students

Webster will be bussing residential students to The Dome April 15 and 16. The school will then host a clinic for other students, faculty...

Second opportunity for relief funds available

Students need to apply by March 31 to be considered for the funds. Time is ticking for Webster students to cash in on the Higher...

Webster announces graduation commencement ceremony will be virtual

The move to a virtual format is similar to that of last year's ceremony. Students will not be walking across The Muny's stage this year...

Multimedia

Photo Series: Inmates protest at St. Louis City Justice Center

On April 5, inmates at the City Justice Center in St. Louis protested. They broke windows and chanted as people gathered on the street...

Playing while Black: A look into Black student-athletes’ lives

All photos in this series were taken by Vanessa Jones.

COVID-19 inspires need for animal companionship

Crestwood Animal Shelter broke its record for cat adoptions in 2020 with 103 cats adopted. Sarah Deneau, a pet foster parent and a supporter of...

From voice memos to EPs, student Keshon Duke has grown as an artist

Keshon Duke taught himself how to play bass and drums in middle school. Now he has released an EP titled "love letter." In one of...

Webster Groves restaurants find ways to adapt in spite of pandemic

Ghost kitchens. Delivery service. Curbside services. These are just some ways restaurant owners have had to get creative in the face of the COVID-19...

Witchcraft gains popularity through TikTok

Throughout history, witches have turned to seclusion and faced being hunted and killed. Today, Gen Z has embraced witchcraft and is sharing their knowledge...

Podcast

Vaccine clinics, the student government association and favorite businesses are all included in this last episode of The Journal On-Air. For one last time, the...
The Journal On-Air talks about the most recent news Webster has to offer. Global connections and campaigns await, as well as sports interviews and...

News

Second opportunity for relief funds available

Students need to apply by March 31 to be considered for the funds. Time is ticking for Webster students to cash in on the Higher...

Webster faculty helps vaccinate St. Louis community

Nursing Professor Mary Ann Drake looked at her patient after vaccinating them against COVID-19. The patient had tears in her eyes; she was a...

Schools shift to alternative method of learning when snow hits

Around the St. Louis area on Feb. 15, students woke to a blanket of snow covering the ground. A list of school closures scrolled...

Lifestyle

Witchcraft gains popularity through TikTok

Throughout history, witches have turned to seclusion and faced being hunted and killed. Today, Gen Z has embraced witchcraft and is sharing their knowledge...

LGBTQ+ students find support on campus while encouraging growth

Senior John Wallis credits some of his comfortability with coming out to Webster. Yet, he wants to see Webster continue to have tough conversations...

K-SHE legend shares his expertise with students

School of Communications student media coordinator Jim Singer found his passion for radio at a young age. He wants to help the next generation...

Sports

Webster sports fans forced to support the team virtually

This season, sporting events will look different. Fans who normally crowd the stands will have to watch games virtually via live streams. Strapped with...

Webster Classics: Volleyball team dominates with winning streak

Abby Sanson and her team were extremely focused in their 2009 season. They had a winning streak on the line and they weren't going...

Loks Performance Center offers new spot for athletes’ training

The Loks Performance Center is long-awaited and has lived up to its hype according to student-athletes. Webster University has a new training center for Gorlok...

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Review: ‘Deltarune: A Cyber’s World’ will be a hard act to follow

Even with just two-sevenths of the full game, “Deltarune: Chapters 1 & 2” provides two fully realized stories with lovable characters, engaging combat and...

The internet is fighting to bring back ‘Marvel vs Capcom 2’

All fans can do now is wait to see what happens and continue to show support with #FreeMVC2. The fighting game community has a mission:...

This Republic isn’t very democratic. We must change that

Puerto Rican citizens are U.S. citizens, but they cannot vote for their head of state. That is fundamentally unjust and undemocratic. In polarizing times, one...

OK, ‘Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings’ wasn’t THAT good

At no point does Shang-Chi prove himself to be a hero we should root for, outside the bare minimum requirement of defeating the antagonist. Superhero...

Review: Nia DaCosta’s ‘Candyman’ is everything a sequel should be

Nia DaCosta’s “Candyman” does an incredible job of encompassing the essence of the original film and adding a fresh perspective to some of the...

Jewish alumna reflects on campus involvement

Webster alumna Samantha Thal was involved with "Tribe: Jewish Student Council" while she attended Webster. While she said the organization never had high turnout,...

Webster alumni Andy Compton places in semifinals in Academy Nicholl Fellowship for Screenwriting

Andy Compton credits his personal life experiences as inspirations for his two scripts, "Bellyache" and "Suplex." Webster School of Communications alumni Andy Compton placed in...

Campus clubs share post-pandemic outlook

Emma Kramer is the president of operations for Delta Phi Epsilon and said participation was low during COVID-19. "I think we are all itching...

Webster athletics promotes Red Card Campaign at City Hall

Webster's soccer and softball teams, joined by Chancellor Elizabeth Stroble, went to Webster Groves City Hall on Oct. 5 to sign the red card...

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