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Local universities’ esports programs highlight absence at Webster

From the days of debate of whether video games are “real sports” to games being showcased on ESPN, the world of esports has undoubtedly...

Webster dancers display their resilience at regional conference

Senior dancers performed meaningful pieces at the first in-personal regional conference since 2019. In June 2021, they started preparing: journaling, studying and watching other performances....

Webster Groves residents vote on school board, Prop. U

Webster Groves residents headed to the polls to vote in the election on April 5, 2022. Ballots included items such as the mayoral race,...

Advertising class wins first gold award for ‘Not a Date’ campaign

Webster advertising students create an award winning campaign despite challenges due to the pandemic. Webster University’s ADVT 4910 Campaigns class received two top awards in...

Webster receives grant for Master of Science in Nursing

Webster University’s Nursing Department is receiving new lifeblood as the recipient of a $111,725 grant from the Nursing Education Incentive Program from the Missouri...

Mask wearing to become optional at Webster University

Masks may be making their final appearances at Webster University. The Task Force on Transition and Adaptability is modifying the university’s mask guidelines to accommodate...

Lifestyle

Global Culture Club comes to Webster University

Cultural cooking classes, multi-lingual guest speakers, film screenings and social outings at ethnic restaurants in St. Louis are just some of the events Webster’s...

Students play in first performance of ‘Jazz@Webster Monday Night Concerts’

In the basement of the Community Music School, music students and jazz fans enjoyed the camaraderie and musical stylings of the Student Jazz Combos...

Steve Burns visits Webster University for Spring Headliner

From Blue's Clues to indie rock, Steve Burns shares a lesson on pursing your dreams and following the journey. After moving to New York City...

Student helps unveil Holocaust history in translating internship

At her internship, Webster student Lisa Johnson translates Holocaust-era documents that contribute to public knowledge of the Jews’ struggles at the time. Johnson’s internship at...

Webster music students performed ‘The Human Experience’ on March 9

Seventeen Webster University music students created a concert to perform for peers, family and community members on March 9 titled “The Human Experience.” The...

Forensics and Debate attends first in-person PKD national since 2019

Webster’s Forensic and Debate team recall their first in-person PKD National Tournament and Convention in three years. From March 9 to 13, the Webster University...

Sports

Softball team looks for second consecutive conference title

Working as a team with a competitive edge is the path to victory. Webster University’s softball team, which is ranked second in preseason polls for...

Danielle Schultz breaks school record at nationals

She exceeded all her expectations and reached her goals at nationals. Danielle Schultz, a Webster track and field athlete, used to beg her coach not...

Albert Pujols returns to St. Louis for final season

The Cardinals have signed 42-year-old and former Cardinal Albert Pujols to a one-year $2.5 million dollar deal. This will be Pujols’ 12th year with...

St. Louis native brings Major League Soccer home

Matt Sebek speaks to the Sports Analytics club about the development of the new Major League Soccer team coming to St. Louis. St. Louis City...

Track coach Nick Homan manages rare illness

Head track and field coach Nick Homan comes to terms with rare illness and finds passion for coaching. Sprinting to the bar about three times...

Opinion: How will the Cardinals fare now that baseball is back?

Baseball is back! After a 99-day lockout - twice the length of National Football League superstar Tom Brady’s retirement - the Major League Baseball...

Opinion

We don’t want Sportsmates in ‘Nintendo Switch Sports.’ Wii want Miis

Even if you’ve never touched a Wii, you’ve probably seen Miis before. These avatars were all the rage in the 2000s - and contrary...

Will Smith’s slap does not represent Christian values

On March 27, Will Smith went onstage at the 2022 Oscars and slapped Chris Rock, then yelled, “keep my wife’s name out your f***ing...

Homophobic and transphobic bills have no place in law

On March 28, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed the Parental Rights in Education Bill, which changes the state’s primary education. This bill is being...

Review: ‘Jujutsu Kaisen 0’ falls victim to its own cursed energy

“Jujutsu Kaisen 0” is just as the title suggests - a zero. “Jujutsu Kaisen” took the anime world by storm after its release in October...

Amazon worker union is a step forward for all workers

On Friday, 2,654 workers at an Amazon facility in Staten Island, N.Y., voted to become Amazon’s first union. While you may not work at...

Review: ‘Kirby and the Forgotten Land’ is an all round good time

There are no bad Kirby games - only games ranging from good to excellent. “Kirby and the Forgotten Land,” the franchise’s first major 3D...

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School Announcements

Webster professor Bill Barrett dies after battle with pancreatic cancer.

Webster University photography professor Bill Barrett died yesterday at 2:30. His wife, Laurel Hayes, shared the news of his death on CaringBridge. Barrett has...

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...

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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We don’t want Sportsmates in ‘Nintendo Switch Sports.’ Wii want Miis

Even if you’ve never touched a Wii, you’ve probably seen Miis before. These avatars were all the rage in the 2000s - and contrary...

Global Culture Club comes to Webster University

Cultural cooking classes, multi-lingual guest speakers, film screenings and social outings at ethnic restaurants in St. Louis are just some of the events Webster’s...

Local universities’ esports programs highlight absence at Webster

From the days of debate of whether video games are “real sports” to games being showcased on ESPN, the world of esports has undoubtedly...

Students play in first performance of ‘Jazz@Webster Monday Night Concerts’

In the basement of the Community Music School, music students and jazz fans enjoyed the camaraderie and musical stylings of the Student Jazz Combos...

Webster dancers display their resilience at regional conference

Senior dancers performed meaningful pieces at the first in-personal regional conference since 2019. In June 2021, they started preparing: journaling, studying and watching other performances....

Will Smith’s slap does not represent Christian values

On March 27, Will Smith went onstage at the 2022 Oscars and slapped Chris Rock, then yelled, “keep my wife’s name out your f***ing...

Homophobic and transphobic bills have no place in law

On March 28, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed the Parental Rights in Education Bill, which changes the state’s primary education. This bill is being...

Review: ‘Jujutsu Kaisen 0’ falls victim to its own cursed energy

“Jujutsu Kaisen 0” is just as the title suggests - a zero. “Jujutsu Kaisen” took the anime world by storm after its release in October...

Amazon worker union is a step forward for all workers

On Friday, 2,654 workers at an Amazon facility in Staten Island, N.Y., voted to become Amazon’s first union. While you may not work at...

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