Monday, October 18, 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.

VetSuccess on Campus offers help to veterans across Missouri

Webster University offers a VetSuccess on Campus program. The program offers everything from job references to counseling for veterans. Webster University’s Jason Blakemore sits...

Webster athletics promotes Red Card Campaign at City Hall

Webster's soccer and softball teams, joined by Chancellor Elizabeth Stroble, went to Webster Groves City Hall on Oct. 5 to sign the red card...

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

All photos in this series were taken by Vanessa Jones.

Alumni Justin Bailey opens exhibition at Webster University’s Hunt Gallery

"Traces I was here" was the Hunt Gallery's first in-person exhibition since the pandemic. THe reception took place on Sept. 17. On Friday, Sept....

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...

VIDEO: Webster students protest in Washington D.C.

Protesting the extension of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, three Webster students and an alumna travel 14 hours to Washington D.C. in hopes of getting the attention of President Obama.

Jim Obergefell talks activism at Webster’s first Speaker Series of the year

Jim Obergefell spoke to webster students on Sept. 20 at the Loretto Hilton Center. The 2015 Supreme Court case Obergefell v. Hodges effectively legalized...

Webster soccer teams chase after conference championships

Both the men's and women's soccer teams are hoping to achieve a St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference win. The men's team is starting the...

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.

Just learning at 75: Webster Groves resident plays guitar at Starbucks

Self-taught guitarist John Stauber plays and composes music at the Starbucks in Webster Groves.

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 student Fahima Band Ali fundraises for Afghan refugees

Fahima Band Ali said moving to the United States from another country is difficult. She immigrated to the U.S. in 2017 and is now...