Wednesday, May 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.
Willie Trimble

VIDEO: Basketball star Willie Trimble to skip upcoming season

Willie Trimble, the Gorloks' leading scorer from a year ago, chooses to tend to his grandmother in California instead of playing basketball this season.

County consolidates Webster into single voting precinct

The change came after years of Webster students voting in multiple precincts. In 2018, the Office of Student Engagement successfully petitioned the St. Louis...

Webster student teaches children with disabilities in Ghana

When Jenna Rodriguez studied abroad in Ghana over the summer, she fell in love with the country and its people when she worked with a non-profit group to teach children with disabilities.

Campus critters

Campus pets and a service dog make furry additions to residential life.

Volleyball team must replace five starters despite restricted practices

Going into the spring season, the Webster Volleyball team only has two of the seven starters from their last conference tournament. The Webster volleyball...

City resolution could delay future construction

The Webster Groves City Council proposed a moratorium on issuing building or conditional use permits for colleges, universities and other educational facilities that own or lease five or more acres of property.The resolution will not affect permits that have already been issued or are currently being discussed.

Literacy Corps leaves mark on tutors, students

Literacy Corps tutors share experiences from their time tutoring.

Employees feel impact of mandatory furlough day

Staff members affected by the mandatory furlough will have reduced pay for the next eight weeks. All U.S. Webster University administrators and staff took a...

Dylan Schnitker: the double agent of Humans vs. Zombies

HvZ player Dylan Schnitker leads the ‘Rogue Squad’ when human, captains the zombie horde after being ‘turned."

Former head of Webster’s Confucius Institute allegedly embezzled more than $380,000 from project

Deborah Pierce’s indictment was announced today in a press release from Eastern District of Missouri office of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ).

Webster moves to online classes amid coronavirus outbreak

In an email sent earlier today, Webster University President Julian Z. Schuster said all classes will be moved to an online setting due to the...

VIDEO: St. Louis welcomes home war heroes, remembers fallen soldiers

Parents and friends remember together the hardships and trials of loved ones who serve in the military.

Webster students contemplate election of Josh Hawley to the U.S. Senate

Thousands gathered and saw President Donald Trump endorse Josh Hawley the night before the midterm election. Webster students then watched as Hawley won by 6 percentage points the following night.

Former basketball, softball players thrilled to enter Hall of Fame together

Former Gorlok greats Jeanne (Zes) Gilbert and Laura (Stuhlman) Peiter are set to enter the Webster University Athletics Hall of Fame together.

Webster baseball stays at No. 2 despite win streak

The Webster University baseball team went 4-0 in week 9 of the season, but kept its No. 2 ranking even with No. 1 Linfield College’s loss to George Fox University. Head Coach Bill Kurich voted to keep Linfield and Webster No. 1 and 2 respectively.

Updated: Racist, homophobic messages posted in Webster dorm building

A Webster University custodian found flyers containing racist and homophobic messages surrounding the door of an African-American student in the West Hall dormitory this morning. The university is reporting the incident under the Clery Act as a hate crime.