Tuesday, January 18, 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.

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...

Webster Art Coalition brings back print sale after absence

The Webster Art Coalition hosted the print sale on Dec. 9 and 10, giving student artists the ability to connect with peers and sell...

College of Arts and Sciences throws first Ugly Sweater Party

According to organizer Kathryn Watkins, more than 75 students attended the Ugly Sweater Party on Dec. 9. Students roasted S’mores over an open fire,...

Webster University’s dean of students responds to student protests

John Buck, the dean of students at Webster University, said his door is open for students who want to discuss issues they may be...

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.

Danielle Schultz becomes first national qualifier in Webster history

Danielle Schultz is a cross country runner at Webster University. She became the first person in cross country to qualify for the NCAA Division...

Local Elementary Students Pull “Wagon Train of Food” to Fight Hunger

Second-and-third-graders from The college School delivered over 3,000 nonperishable food items to Emmanuel Episcopal Food Ministry on Nov. 19. The sun was shining. The...

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,...

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.

Phase two of ‘Sverdrup Re-Imagined’ scheduled to start in January

The renovations will focus on media production facilities in the School of Communications, such as a new soundstage and audio suite. Starting in January,...

Local holiday light attractions go up for the season

Throughout this month, both big businesses and small shops alike are celebrating the holiday season with extravagant light shows and decorations. If you’re looking to...

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...

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...

Webster plans COVID-19 vaccination clinics

Webster students, along with the Webster community, can sign up to be vaccinated at the Luhr Building on April 24 or April 29. Webster...