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Students react to Bush being first Black congresswoman in Missouri

U.S. representative Cori Bush is Missouri's first Black congresswoman. Webster student Leatrice McNeal felt her election is an inspiration to the people Bush represents. Leatrice...

Calling for Senator Hawley’s resignation, students join protest

Webster student Shaeleigh Parsons stared down at the big, painted yellow letters that spanned across the street in front of the Old Courthouse in...

Stimulus checks cause confusion among college dependents

Katie Bajaras couldn't afford her antidepressants at one point of the COVID-19 pandemic. She's one of many college students deemed ineligible for help from...

Woody-Cooper appointed to American Psychological Association

Jameca Woody-Cooper has not only taught, but inspired students. Now, she is a member of the America Psychological Association.  In December 2020, Jameca Woody-Cooper, an...

Webster launches revamped version of Webster Mentoring Program

The relaunched Webster Mentoring Program allows students to connect with Webster Alumni. There are no deadlines, and students can decide how long the mentorship...

Alum celebrates her Emmy win with team at KMOV

Sierra Hancock and her team members with KMOV's "Surprise Squad" won the Mid-America Emmy for best human interest program or features for their story...

Lifestyle

Art exhibits give back to Black creatives

The Angad Arts Hotel is featuring two exhibits highlighting the work of Black Artists. "Black Nonpareil" features the work of 17 local Black artists....

‘One Brick Shy’ series built with Webster University connections

A web series by three Webster alums has allowed the women behind it a chance to build their friendship creatively, brick by brick. Jenna McDonald,...

Symone Sanders visits Webster for spring Virtual Headliner Series

Symone Sanders, who serves as Vice President-elect Kamala Harris' senior advisor and chief spokesperson, spoke to Webster students on Jan. 11. On Jan. 11, Webster...

‘Art is sanity:’ Artist with background in graffiti depends on his creations to keep him grounded

Jordan Massey used to watch "graffiti trains" pass through his hometown. Now, he uses spray paint to create all kinds of art. Jordan Massey grew...

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...

Local band credits Webster for its creation

iLLPHONiCs would not be the same band without Webster, according to creator Larry Morris. Every band has a unique story. A story that highlights their...

Sports

Volleyball team must replace five starters despite restricted practices

Going into the spring season, the Webster Volleyball team only has two of the seven starters from their last conference tournament. The Webster volleyball...

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 volleyball to play exclusively conference schedule to return to SLIAC tournament

The Webster volleyball team will begin its 2021 season playing against Westminster. The St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference volleyball season will be conference play...

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...

Minor league restructuring could benefit college athletes

“There’s going to be more scouts, more fans, and the league would be using the same metrics and analytics these kids are going...

Cross-country runner takes gap semester to save eligibility

Nathan Freyling can't go to his coaches after he had a bad workout or run. He must run alone. It's all in order to...

Opinion

‘This is America:’ White nationalism needs to go

Following the embarrassing white nationalist coup attempt on Jan. 6, talking heads repeated the phrase, “This isn’t who we are.” I would argue, this is...

It’s time for Hawley to resign

We danced, and we sang, and we continue to fight for our liberation from a white supremacist government. Police brutality, President Donald Trump, Mayor Lyda...

Why Sikh activists protesting for farmers’ rights in India continue to inspire me

Activists are bringing attention to how specific agricultural policies reinforce the caste view of farmers. Since I was a kid, I was told to be...

Online school isn’t for everyone and that’s okay

In a time where things are so indefinite, one of the last things any of us want to worry about is school. To make...

Review: “Wonder Woman 1984” wastes excellent cast on unfulfilling plot

To paraphrase Maxwell Lord, “Wonder Woman 1984” is good- but it can be better, and why shouldn’t it be? Following the smashing success of the...

Your Biden vote is not your racism pass

In order to dismantle racism, we need to go beyond the vote. In light of new President-elect Joe Biden, I saw plenty of neo-liberals posting...

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COVID-19 Coverage

School Announcements

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....

Webster announces new safety measures to slow COVID-19 spread

Students returning to campus for the fall semester are expected to follow safety measures outlined in an email sent to students on July 31. President...

Classes will move online for rest of the semester

Webster students will finish the spring 2020 semester online. President Julian Schuster announced the decision to move to an online setting in an email...

Multimedia

Shoppers turn out for Black Friday despite pandemic

COVID-19 could not keep people from searching for Black Friday deals. Photo series by Jennifer Sarti.

St. Louis couples marry as an act of protest

Cupcakes and pride flags were passed out on the steps of St. Louis City Hall the week of Oct. 12. Lot's Wife Trans and...

St. Louis Women’s March rallies downtown to protest Supreme Court Nominee

The organization met on Oct. 17 to protest the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett

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...

Local fitness retailer sees 392% increase in sales of exercise equipment during COVID-19

As fitness enthusiasts began to work out at home during the pandemic, Play It Again Sports saw a drastic increase in their sales of...

Community

The relaunched Webster Mentoring Program allows students to connect with Webster Alumni. There are no deadlines, and students can decide how long the mentorship...
This year, the St. Louis International Film Festival went virtual due to COVID-19. Now, people from around the country - and even the world...

News

A resistance rejuvenated: ResistSTL says ‘Trump must go’

ResistSTL reactivated this summer as people in the St. Louis area came together to resist President Donald Trump. Keith Rose grabbed his lawn chair, mask...

Amendment 3 causes mixed reactions among voters

Amendment 3 is an item on the ballot this November. The amendment has quickly become talked about between community members and politicians alike. On Nov....

Social movements on the rise: Students speak out for justice

Breonna Taylor was honored by students at a vigil on Sept. 27. Junior and president of the Association for African American Collegians Savanna Hulbert...

Lifestyle

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...

Conservatory student uses her skills to create face masks for family

Webster student Dorathy Johnston has been sewing nearly all her life. Johnston is putting her costume design skills to use by creating face masks...

Sports

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...

Local fitness retailer sees 392% increase in sales of exercise equipment during COVID-19

As fitness enthusiasts began to work out at home during the pandemic, Play It Again Sports saw a drastic increase in their sales of...

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Students react to Bush being first Black congresswoman in Missouri

U.S. representative Cori Bush is Missouri's first Black congresswoman. Webster student Leatrice McNeal felt her election is an inspiration to the people Bush represents. Leatrice...

Calling for Senator Hawley’s resignation, students join protest

Webster student Shaeleigh Parsons stared down at the big, painted yellow letters that spanned across the street in front of the Old Courthouse in...

Stimulus checks cause confusion among college dependents

Katie Bajaras couldn't afford her antidepressants at one point of the COVID-19 pandemic. She's one of many college students deemed ineligible for help from...

‘This is America:’ White nationalism needs to go

Following the embarrassing white nationalist coup attempt on Jan. 6, talking heads repeated the phrase, “This isn’t who we are.” I would argue, this is...

It’s time for Hawley to resign

We danced, and we sang, and we continue to fight for our liberation from a white supremacist government. Police brutality, President Donald Trump, Mayor Lyda...

Why Sikh activists protesting for farmers’ rights in India continue to inspire me

Activists are bringing attention to how specific agricultural policies reinforce the caste view of farmers. Since I was a kid, I was told to be...

Online school isn’t for everyone and that’s okay

In a time where things are so indefinite, one of the last things any of us want to worry about is school. To make...

Review: “Wonder Woman 1984” wastes excellent cast on unfulfilling plot

To paraphrase Maxwell Lord, “Wonder Woman 1984” is good- but it can be better, and why shouldn’t it be? Following the smashing success of the...

Volleyball team must replace five starters despite restricted practices

Going into the spring season, the Webster Volleyball team only has two of the seven starters from their last conference tournament. The Webster volleyball...

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