Monday, October 3, 2022

News

Students allege ‘filthy’ apartments on campus, demand answers

On the night before moving in this fall semester, Webster students finished packing, rushed to the store to complete last-minute errands and tried to...

Brief: COVID vaccine no longer required for Webster students

Webster University is no longer requiring the COVID-19 vaccination for all students. This decision was announced July 29 via email from the COVID-19 Task...

Webster professor & local museum team up for movie showing at Winifred-Moore Auditorium

Webster University history professor Warren Rosenblum hosted the first part of a two-part film series in the Winifred-Moore Auditorium on Thursday, Sept. 8. The...

Student songwriters perform original music at “Songs on the Patio” event

Webster University’s Songwriting Masterclass had their first showcase of the year on Friday, Sept. 2. The “Songs on the Patio” event was planned to...

St. Louis Public Library offers extended technology and hotspot rentals

The St. Louis Public Library’s (SLPL) Chromebook and hotspot rental program has just expanded. The program lets community members rent Chromebooks and hotspots the...

Campus Activities offers free desserts during Welcome Week

At sunset on the first day of fall classes, a line of students stretched from the University Center Commons to the far side of...

Lifestyle

Hunt Gallery ‘Where Were You in ’72?’ exhibition kicks off Sept. 23

At Webster’s homecoming last year, Cecille R. Hunt Gallery Director Jeffrey Hughes reminisced about the past with Webster grad, Vintage Vinyl owner and KDHX’s...

Brief: Student Dance Ensemble

Xi Zhao, adjunct faculty and artistic director of Webster University dance ensemble, choreographed the international dance performance (one of six sets) staged April 29...

Local Women’s Garden Association to host first outdoor plant sale

Flowers, ferns and trees will cover the First Congregational Church parking lot on May 7 for the Webster Groves Women’s Garden Association (WGWGA) annual...

Students showcase talents at Choral Ensembles concert

The auditorium fell silent as the Webster University Chorale took the stage in all-black attire and began the first song of an evening full...

Localhost gaming cafe offers St. Louis community a place to play and compete

Localhost, a gaming cafe located in the Brentwood Promenade, aims to get gamers out of their homes and into creating a community. “I want people...

Ukrainian band performs at The Sheldon in St. Louis

Incorporating a mix of traditional musical instrumentation and cultural style, Ukrainian band DakhaBrakha has been carrying a political message through music since 2004.  Recently,...

Sports

New weight room inspire athletes during training

Opened in fall 2020, The Loks Performance Center is a new facility located on Old Orchard Avenue. It offers Webster student athletes a revamped...

Maureen Burt finds home as new assistant athletic director

On Aug. 15, Webster University Athletics announced Maureen ‘Mo’ Burt as the new Assistant Athletic Director. The St. Louis native worked in many different places...

Jan Antonin Wdowka moves to US to golf for Webster

Traveling over 5,000 miles to attend Webster University, golf player Jan Antonin Wdowka has one main goal he wants to achieve: to become a...

Former Webster champ returns to field as soccer coach

The 2022-2023 men's soccer team is looking for a three-peat season and at the helm are four Webster-Alums: Head Coach Mike Siener, Associate Head...

Men’s basketball will start season with new and returning faces

Webster Men’s Basketball returns this year with more experience as they prime for a return to St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SLIAC) prominence.  Last...

Cardinals break two records in three days

The 2022 St. Louis Cardinals have broken records and changed history multiple times already this season. However, this past week, two records were broken...

Opinion

Review: ‘Don’t Worry Darling’ is an ironic abuser of imagery

Before reading this, be warned that you’ll see the word “ironic” a lot. Several aspects of this controversial movie made me audibly laugh in...

Are slightly polished game sequels worth $60?

Within one week, September’s two biggest games raised discussions about how much content is enough to merit the cost of $60 sequels and remasters....

Dating apps are the worst gacha games ever

“Dead dove, do not eat,” a fanfiction tag derived from “Arrested Development,” warns about unspeakable horrors before audiences look regardless. This summer, my “dead...

Hookup culture: toxic, yet normalized

In the world of dating, many people only want a hookup. Some teens and young adults don’t want love or romance - just sex,...

Your engagement can start here

As COVID-19 becomes more of a norm in our society, there has been a well needed increase in engagement amongst communities all over the...

A good breakfast goes a long way

As a busy college student, newspaper section editor and part-time junior copywriter, eating breakfast is vital to my survival. I have finally found the...

COVID-19 Coverage

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...

Latest Articles

New weight room inspire athletes during training

Opened in fall 2020, The Loks Performance Center is a new facility located on Old Orchard Avenue. It offers Webster student athletes a revamped...

Maureen Burt finds home as new assistant athletic director

On Aug. 15, Webster University Athletics announced Maureen ‘Mo’ Burt as the new Assistant Athletic Director. The St. Louis native worked in many different places...

Jan Antonin Wdowka moves to US to golf for Webster

Traveling over 5,000 miles to attend Webster University, golf player Jan Antonin Wdowka has one main goal he wants to achieve: to become a...

Review: ‘Don’t Worry Darling’ is an ironic abuser of imagery

Before reading this, be warned that you’ll see the word “ironic” a lot. Several aspects of this controversial movie made me audibly laugh in...

Students allege ‘filthy’ apartments on campus, demand answers

On the night before moving in this fall semester, Webster students finished packing, rushed to the store to complete last-minute errands and tried to...

Are slightly polished game sequels worth $60?

Within one week, September’s two biggest games raised discussions about how much content is enough to merit the cost of $60 sequels and remasters....

Hunt Gallery ‘Where Were You in ’72?’ exhibition kicks off Sept. 23

At Webster’s homecoming last year, Cecille R. Hunt Gallery Director Jeffrey Hughes reminisced about the past with Webster grad, Vintage Vinyl owner and KDHX’s...

Brief: COVID vaccine no longer required for Webster students

Webster University is no longer requiring the COVID-19 vaccination for all students. This decision was announced July 29 via email from the COVID-19 Task...

Dating apps are the worst gacha games ever

“Dead dove, do not eat,” a fanfiction tag derived from “Arrested Development,” warns about unspeakable horrors before audiences look regardless. This summer, my “dead...

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