Tuesday, April 13, 2021

News

Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund II deadline extended

Students now have until April 15 at 11:59 p.m. to apply for the federal grant. On April 7, Webster University sent an email to...

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...

Study Abroad office ‘cautiously optimisic’ about fall return

Virtually no students were able to study at different campuses during the 2020-2021 academic year. However, Webster is hopeful that Study Abroad options will...

Game design program earns state’s No. 1 spot

Webster's Game Design program was ranked No. 1 in Missouri. Senior Zach Ridings was glad to see the program turn around after students reported...

Webster promotes global Red Card Campaign

Nearly one in three women are victims of physical or sexual violence in their lifetime. Webster University is involved in a campaign seeking to...

Webster Students Research Bees and the Community Through Shutterbee

If you live in St. Louis and have a backyard (or access to a local park), you can become a citizen scientist. By Charlotte...

Lifestyle

‘Stories of Resistance’ resonates with students, seeks global connections

"Stories of Resistance" at the St. Louis Contemporary Art Museum resonated with Webster student Keshon Duke. The exhibition highlights a global view of resistance. Webster...

Laumeier Sculpture Park hosts virtual Conversation Series

Jenny Kendler is an environmental activist and ecological artist. She recently took part in Laumeier Sculpture Park's virtual Conversation Series. Laumeier Sculpture Park hosted the...

Fox Theatre to reopen mid-April, gives Conservatory students new hope

After over a year of no live shows, the Fabulous Fox Theatre is back. Students at Webster expressed excitement and hope in seeing live...

Winter Opera St. Louis’ ‘Suor Angelica’ brings Webster alumni and faculty member together

Webster alumna Journee Carter was excited for the opportunity to collaborate with others during "Suor Angelica."  Webster Alumna Kat Rubush graduated with a Bachelor...

Webster Arts unveils ‘Spring Forward’

Stroll down East Lockwood and check out the art. If you have traveled down East Lockwood Avenue recently, you’ve probably noticed a group of uniquely...

The Quarantoons create a virtual performance

The juniors and seniors in the music department created a virtual music performance. The music ranges from Chopin to The Beatles. The juniors and seniors...

Sports

Danielle Schultz wins individual cross country championship

Danielle Schultz did not imagine she would win a cross country race at Webster's women's cross country team's meet. Yet she finished 30 seconds...

Webster baseball team beats Spalding University after player’s home run

Webster's baseball team was tied 0-0 with Spalding University. Then, webster player A.J. Smith hit a home run. The team won the four-game series...

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

All photos in this series were taken by Vanessa Jones.

Despite smaller team, women’s basketball aims to be SLIAC champions

Even with the smaller roster, women's basketball player Julie Baudendistel said the team has great chemistry.  Walking into the Grant Gymnasium, any St. Louis Intercollegiate...

Student-athlete works to balance two sports as seasons overlap

COVID-19 pushed basketball season into soccer season. For two-sport athlete Mark Moore, the scheduling issue can make balancing different sports difficult. Wake up, workout,...

Ali Spohr earns a triple-double, one of only two in DIII this year

Ali Spohr is the third volleyball player to record a triple-double in Webster's history. For Spohr, however, the most important thing is helping the...

Opinion

What exactly is Delta-8-THC and is it safe to buy?

When it comes to legal highs, it is important for people to know what they are getting into. Dennis Caus is a student here who...

It’s time to decolonize yoga

To my white friends who wish to continue practicing yoga, I encourage visiting the site DecolonizingYoga.com to learn specific methods on how to decolonize...

Why ‘Tina’ is a lot more than just the story of a singer

I would absolutely recommend this documentary, though one should know going in that it has some heavy and potentially triggering content. Last night, I watched...

People should stop criticizing Lil Nas X

Lil Nas X made a fantastic song while also saying a message that a lot of queer people can relate to. Lil Nas X recently...

Anxiety is crushing our fellow students, let’s help each other

During times like these it can feel as if “nothing is getting better,” but at the end of the day, we do have each...

Review: ‘Solar Opposites’ is definitely worth the watch

“Solar Opposites” won’t have the cultural impact of “Rick and Morty,” nor are its best moments as iconic. However, being an underrated gem may...

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COVID-19 Coverage

School Announcements

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...

Majority of classes to shift to remote learning after Thanksgiving break

As COVID-19 cases in the area rise, Webster University announced new actions to limit community spread.  Webster University will be shifting most of its St....

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

The presidents of Webster University College Democrats and Webster University Conservatives talk about political polarization, a Webster student releases an EP and more. [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/1019286757"...
Let's talk about the most recent edition of The Journal. The hosts speak about the news of COVID-19 vaccinations, the second impeachment of former president...

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

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...

Webster student starts her own small business

Junior Kayla Calac has made $5,000 in the past five months from selling homemade products.  Junior Kayla Calac processed about 20 orders last week, and...

Sports

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...

‘Cross-country dad’ Dan Graber is named women’s cross-country coach of decade

Coach Dan Graber has worked at Webster for only seven years but still has been named cross-country Coach of the Decade after receiving the...

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Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund II deadline extended

Students now have until April 15 at 11:59 p.m. to apply for the federal grant. On April 7, Webster University sent an email to...

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...

What exactly is Delta-8-THC and is it safe to buy?

When it comes to legal highs, it is important for people to know what they are getting into. Dennis Caus is a student here who...

It’s time to decolonize yoga

To my white friends who wish to continue practicing yoga, I encourage visiting the site DecolonizingYoga.com to learn specific methods on how to decolonize...

Why ‘Tina’ is a lot more than just the story of a singer

I would absolutely recommend this documentary, though one should know going in that it has some heavy and potentially triggering content. Last night, I watched...

People should stop criticizing Lil Nas X

Lil Nas X made a fantastic song while also saying a message that a lot of queer people can relate to. Lil Nas X recently...

Anxiety is crushing our fellow students, let’s help each other

During times like these it can feel as if “nothing is getting better,” but at the end of the day, we do have each...

Review: ‘Solar Opposites’ is definitely worth the watch

“Solar Opposites” won’t have the cultural impact of “Rick and Morty,” nor are its best moments as iconic. However, being an underrated gem may...

Danielle Schultz wins individual cross country championship

Danielle Schultz did not imagine she would win a cross country race at Webster's women's cross country team's meet. Yet she finished 30 seconds...

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