November 25, 2020

Author: Matt Duchesne

The road to recovery

Sisters Hayley and Kelsey Rightnowar were told to say their goodbyes to their mother Angie more than four years ago when she tripped and fell down the stairs, causing a traumatic brain injury. Since then, Angie has progressed in therapy and could possibly even walk again, all with the support and care of her daughters.

The “Vindicated Dinosaur”

Tim Hendrickson’s passion for vinyl records has followed him throughout his life. Five years after his graduation from Webster University, he became a co-owner of Dead Wax Records on Cherokee Street, where he shares his biggest hobby with young and old record collectors alike.

Imma let you finish, Beck…

Kanye West once again stormed the stage at the 2014 Grammy Awards on Sunday night, this time at the expense of Beck. West said Beyoncé had been snubbed for the Album of the Year award, but the issue goes deeper than Beck vs. Beyoncé.

Lights, camera, action!

For film students, Webster University’s senior overview is a microcosm of a real Hollywood motion picture. These students don’t spend their final school year buried in a textbook or hidden in a classroom, but on set working, and having a bit of fun too.

Meeting the goal

Websites like Indiegogo, GoFundMe and Kickstarter can be used to raise money for making potato salad or new technology, but how are Webster University students utilizing these crowdfunding engines?

“Slowly everything started to work”

Webster University alumna Ava Roesslein has battled cerebral palsy for all of her life. After traveling to Panama to receive a stem cell treatment that is not regulated in the U.S., she has seen improvement in her balance, movement and strength.

The Standard front page

From ads to outfits

Over the past year, Brooke Cartwright has learned the ins-and-outs of the fashion industry, and it was mostly by coincidence. While spending the Spring 2014 semester interning in ALIVE Magazine’s…