September 22, 2020

Author: Kendra Hicks

Leaving his “baby”

Commuter Council president graduates [caption id="attachment_2753" align="alignright" width="300" caption="COLLEEN DOHERTY / The Journal Chris Penberthy leads the last Commuter Council meeting of the semester in the Sunnen Lounge on April…

History of Drag Ball: A look back on 15 years

Since the spring of 1997, Drag Ball has been one of the most unique events on Webster University’s campus. The Webster Pride Association, now called the LGBTQ Alliance, established Drag Ball, and with the help of the Student Activities Council, Drag Ball came to life.

Graduation fees increase this year at Webster

Last year, a cap, gown, tassel and hood were $72 for a Webster University undergrad and $84 for a graduate student before tax. The prices for graduation items have risen nine dollars this year because they are now made with a sustainable eco-friendly product, said Jeff Smithson, manager of the bookstore.

Students say parking passes not worth it

Travis Kelly, who doesn’t have a parking pass this semester, and who had his car booted three times for not having a parking pass and parking in visitor parking, reflects two of the biggest problems students complain about on campus — parking and the price of parking passes.

Professors, students struggle with snow days

Webster University closed for two days due to the heavy snow and ice that fell on the area. The snow days caused the flow of some classes to be disrupted. The snow has forced teachers to cram everything they had planned into one class or cut it out all together.