Thursday, July 29, 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.

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.

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.

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...

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.

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

All photos in this series were taken by Vanessa Jones.

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.

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,...

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...

Trauma and PTSD still affect Bosnian community

Imagine your hometown turning into a warzone, having to leave and losing friends and family along the way. For many Bosnians in St. Louis,...

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...

The haunted history of Webster University

Places with a long history usually have scary stories to tell, and Webster is no exception. According to some, the oldest residents on Webster’s campus are actually its ghosts, and every once in a while they make their presence known.

Dance major learns to spread his wings at Webster

David Porras struggled as he grew up, but finally feels like he can be himself at Webster. Butterflies are beautiful, yet they cannot see their...

Webster track athlete named SLIAC Indoor Track Athlete of the Year

Jacob Ridenhour won first in the 60m dash and the 200m dash during the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Indoor Track Championships on Feb....

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.

Webster announces new safety measures to slow COVID-19 spread

Students returning to campus for the fall semester are expected to follow safety measures outlined in an email sent to students on July 31. President...