Monday, November 28, 2022

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Ukrainian Webster student adjusts to ‘new normal’

For Dariia Sidorova, most days are the same. She goes throughout her day with hardly any electricity, no warmth, no fresh meals, sometimes no...

Get to know your Counseling and Life Development staff

At the beginning of the fall semester, nine graduate interns entered the doors of 540 Garden Ave. for the first time. Approximately 35 years prior,...

On-campus food pantry issues desperate call for donations during holiday season

This holiday season is seeing an urgent need for food, clothing and toiletries for struggling Webster University students. In the critical weeks leading to Thanksgiving,...

Students in distress: broken ceilings, shelves and stoves

Webster student Parker-Jesse Spearmon began living on campus in early July. After leaving his apartment during router installation, he thought he would return to...

‘Vietnam: At War & At Home’ opens Nov. 11 at Soldiers Memorial Military Museum

Soldiers Memorial Military Museum, operated by the Missouri Historical Society in downtown St. Louis, is preparing to unveil its latest exhibit to open on...

Nov. 8 preview: “Local politics really can affect someone’s life”

After a year of tug-of-war in the United States, the points of battle in politics have come to a head as the midterm elections...

Lifestyle

Ukrainian Webster student adjusts to ‘new normal’

For Dariia Sidorova, most days are the same. She goes throughout her day with hardly any electricity, no warmth, no fresh meals, sometimes no...

Get to know your Counseling and Life Development staff

At the beginning of the fall semester, nine graduate interns entered the doors of 540 Garden Ave. for the first time. Approximately 35 years prior,...

Audio Engineering Society Concert Series showcases student musicians, new equipment

For over 15 years, the Audio Engineering Society (AES) has held the AES Concert Series, in which artists and bands affiliated with Webster University...

Speech and Debate team hosts Trivia Night fundraiser

On Saturday, Nov. 5, Webster's Speech and Debate team hosted its annual Trivia Night to raise funds for its biggest tournament of the season,...

Webster Arts showcases local artists through community events

Webster Arts, located in the heart of Webster Groves, is a nonprofit organization that welcomes artists from all over the country and all walks...

Local animal shelters give senior pets a second chance during Senior Pet Month

Whether it's a German shepherd or tabby cat, pets can bring love and joy to their owner’s life. And while puppies and kittens are...

Sports

Men’s Basketball aims high for latest season

After losing in the 2022 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SLIAC) final, the Webster Men's Basketball team is ready to come back for another...

Darian Winkelbauer’s career rebounds after cancer diagnosis

Basketball is the only thing that helps freshmen Darian Winkelbauer get her mind off of things. Whether it is hitting a three pointer or...

Lauren Borik celebrates sweet victory with 1,000 volleyball kills

From candy to the court, volleyball player Lauren Borik has made an impact on her friends, family and team. Despite being a two-time SLIAC Player...

Jordan Bilyeu returns to the field after suffering ACL injury

No athlete wants a serious injury to end their season early. Senior Jordan Bilyeu experienced this during her final year with the Webster Women’s...

Women’s tennis team reflects on fall season and championship

On Sept. 30, senior Erin Brezovar and junior Bailey Higgins competed in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Regional Championship. This year, ITA was in...

Gorloks win big in SLIAC Player of the Week awards

On Sept. 12, the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SLIAC) announced six Gorloks won the SLIAC Player of the Week award: Cameron Sakuma, Kyanne...

Opinion

Don’t isolate yourself over the holidays

With the advent of Thanksgiving Day—and, for us college students, the short, but much-needed break from coursework that accompanies it—the holiday season is officially...

You’re sleeping on ‘Andor’

This isn’t a review. It’s a plea to every Star Wars fan who needs to hear it. 2022 was rough for live-action Star Wars...

Steal this article, bots. I dare you

I recently discovered the shocking truth that bots are stealing articles from the Webster Journal. Naturally, I decided on the only logical response: Write...

Five war films to celebrate Veteran’s Day

On Nov. 11, Veterans Day honors approximately 18 million Americans like myself who served in the United States military. Here are five of my...

When will enough school shootings be enough?

Parkland, FL, Uvalde, TX, Newtown, CT, St. Louis, MO. These cities have something in common: all four were victimized by school shootings. According to security.org,...

I can’t enjoy ‘Elden Ring’ and the Soulsborne series

I like many video games, usually those that tell a good story, have fun mechanics or are very easy to play when I need...

COVID-19 Coverage

School Announcements

Court dismisses NAACP lawsuit on voter ID law

This afternoon, the Missouri Secretary of State's office announced that the Circuit Court in Cole County dismissed the lawsuit against a new voter ID...

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...

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...

Latest Articles

Ukrainian Webster student adjusts to ‘new normal’

For Dariia Sidorova, most days are the same. She goes throughout her day with hardly any electricity, no warmth, no fresh meals, sometimes no...

Don’t isolate yourself over the holidays

With the advent of Thanksgiving Day—and, for us college students, the short, but much-needed break from coursework that accompanies it—the holiday season is officially...

Get to know your Counseling and Life Development staff

At the beginning of the fall semester, nine graduate interns entered the doors of 540 Garden Ave. for the first time. Approximately 35 years prior,...

On-campus food pantry issues desperate call for donations during holiday season

This holiday season is seeing an urgent need for food, clothing and toiletries for struggling Webster University students. In the critical weeks leading to Thanksgiving,...

You’re sleeping on ‘Andor’

This isn’t a review. It’s a plea to every Star Wars fan who needs to hear it. 2022 was rough for live-action Star Wars...

Audio Engineering Society Concert Series showcases student musicians, new equipment

For over 15 years, the Audio Engineering Society (AES) has held the AES Concert Series, in which artists and bands affiliated with Webster University...

Steal this article, bots. I dare you

I recently discovered the shocking truth that bots are stealing articles from the Webster Journal. Naturally, I decided on the only logical response: Write...

Speech and Debate team hosts Trivia Night fundraiser

On Saturday, Nov. 5, Webster's Speech and Debate team hosted its annual Trivia Night to raise funds for its biggest tournament of the season,...

Men’s Basketball aims high for latest season

After losing in the 2022 St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SLIAC) final, the Webster Men's Basketball team is ready to come back for another...

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