Thursday, October 21, 2021

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.

Daughter of Webster University’s first black student shares mother’s story

Webster's first African-American graduate underwent struggles with the Catholic community as well as national segregation issues.

AUDIO SLIDESHOW: Webster Groves churches host vigil, support same-sex marriage

Local congregations gathered on Monday, March 26 to pray for a ruling in favor of marriage equality from the U.S. Supreme Court this week. The U.S. Supreme Court will hear the oral arguments of two cases that could change federal laws concerning same-sex marriage on Tuesday and Wednesday, March 26-27.

VIDEO: Middle Ground: A conversation between an Israeli and a Palestinian

The constant threat of terror between Israel and Palestine is an ancient matter Webster University students Hanan Rahman, a Palestinian-American, and Daniel Movitz, a...

MULTIMEDIA: Webster University students ‘live in poverty’ at Heifer Ranch, live in homes without...

Ten Webster University students spent half of their fall break in Arkansas in a poverty simulation to learn about world hunger. They slept in homes that exemplified poverty in different countries. They promised to pass on what they learned.

Transgender actress Dominique Jackson shares struggle to find acceptance

"I was so determined to prove I wasn't this abomination everybody said I was," Jackson said at the Oct. 17 fall headliners event. From fleeing...

NCAA Div-III to Reduce Punishment for Positive Drug Tests

Division III officials hope the rule change will encourage athletes to return to athletics, school after serving their suspensions.

Filmmaker Ken Burns visits Webster

Ken Burns, award-winning producer and director of documentary films such as “Baseball” and “The Civil War” came to Webster University on Sept. 19 for...

Playing while Black: A look into Black student-athletes’ lives

All photos in this series were taken by Vanessa Jones.

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...

Chess coach Susan Polgar to retire from Webster

Susan Polgar and her husband, assistant chess coach Paul Truong, are planning on moving to Florida. Liem Quang Le, one of Polgar's former students,...

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...

Softball player travels 4,420 miles, finds home away from home

German Anna Muecke has not seen her family in almost two years but her softball teammates have helped her create a new one at...

Higher education welcomes tattoos in the workplace

Webster's professors weigh in on how surprised they were that their tattoos were welcomed at the university.

Winter Opera St. Louis’ ‘Suor Angelica’ brings Webster alumni and faculty member together

Webster alumna Journee Carter was excited for the opportunity to collaborate with others during "Suor Angelica."  Webster Alumna Kat Rubush graduated with a Bachelor...

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...

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...