Monday, December 5, 2022

Broeder, Stimpfl to fill in for Wilson

Wilson’s resignation left the dean position for the College of Arts and Sciences vacant. A void that is now temporarily filled by two faculty members of the college; Jenny Broeder and Joseph Stimpfl.
Panda awaits his doctor at Webster Groves Animal Hospital, who will provide an exam, medication and lots of belly rubs. Photo by Alexandria Darmody.

Webster Groves Animal Hospital: an Old Orchard landmark that does it all

One wouldn’t have to look very far to see that Webster Grovians love their pets. The neighborhood, with its walkable business districts and open,...

Big Sky Cafe, Green Dining Alliance and the impact of sustainable restaurants

The Green Dining Alliance (GDA) works behind the scenes of the St. Louis restaurant community to improve environmental working conditions and provide support for...

Nerinx Hall and Webster University: closer than you might think

Nerinx Hall and Webster University are undoubtedly two institutions that have anchored the Old Orchard district dating back to the early 1900s.  Did you know...

What is Old Orchard?

The Old Orchard District in Webster Groves has been around for 125 years, but one thing has remained constant throughout its history: It's been...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

‘Fall’ in love with upcoming events on campus

The days are growing shorter, the nights are getting longer, and the leaves are changing color. Here are five upcoming events on campus through...

Spooky sights (and sightings) in Webster Groves

This Halloween, don’t lament if you’re too old to walk around trick-or-treating. While getting candy and telling jokes in costume can be a fond...

Review: ‘Don’t Hug Me I’m Scared’ is a lesson in making great TV

On July 9, 2011, the creators of “Don’t Hug Me I’m Scared” made us all agree to never be creative again. They proceeded to...

Review: ‘Hocus Pocus 2’ pleases fans, but can’t beat the original classic

‘Twas 29 years ago that the Sanderson Sisters; Winifred (Bette Midler), Sarah (Sarah Jessica Parker) and Mary (Kathy Najimy) put a spell on the...