Monday, January 30, 2023

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.

Supreme Court temporarily brings DACA back to life

The U.S. Supreme Court denied the Trump Administration's case to stop accepting DACA applications. This means DACA recipients like Maria are still able to receive protections under the Obama Administration's ruling.

Baseball looks for return trip to College World Series in 2013

After going further than any Webster University team before it, the Gorloks strive for another trip to Appleton, Wis., and the College World Series in May. Read for what coach Bill Kurich and Webster players think about what this season holds and the team’s chances in 2013.

How consumerism commodifies ‘curvy’

A critique of the fashion industry's definition of “plus-size.”

Webster Athletics hires Matt Saitz as strength coach

Matt Saitz, former assistant strength and conditioning coach for the Atlanta Braves, joins the Webster Athletics staff. Saitz was hired after the creation of a new NCAA Division III rule.

Provost answers questions about budget shortfall, says Webster’s business model ‘needs to change’

For the second year in a row, Webster University is making mid-year budget adjustments. It is predicting a shortfall between $6 million shortfall for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2014. After deciding mid-year cuts, Webster’s provost and CFO said the university will focus on structurally re-aligning the budget for FY15.

Webster alum protets D.C. Kavanaugh hearings with NARAL Pro-Choice Missouri

The two went to D.C. with a mission. Now their fight continues back home.

Webster’s Indian culture club Sangam brings Indian light festival to campus

Sangam, Webster's newest club, brought traditional Indian food, clothing and activities to campus to celebrate India's celebrated holiday, Diwali.

A life of her own

Meet Dr. Olive B. Luewig — the alternative personality of professor Carol Hodson.

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...

Drag queens protest in state capitol

Drag queens protesting in the state capitol caused the Westboro Baptist Church to make an appearance in Jefferson City. The queens remained focused on...

Nearly 500 work study awards unused by students

Out of more than 1,000 students awarded federal work-study funds, around 500 of them who are deemed eligible did not use their award this semester. According to the university, some student employees in the program do not even work enough hours to earn their total award. This results in money being left unspent.

Farmer discusses benefits of grass-fed cattle

Mike Weseman, cattle farmer, said it was difficult to let his cows go when the time finally came to take them to the butcher. Although it is a more expensive option, Weseman advocates for grass-fed cattle.

Updated: Post-Dispatch editor withdraws from teaching at Webster after alumna challenges hiring

Post Dispatch editor Christopher Ave has withdrawn from teaching a Social Media and Politics course at Webster, after Webster alumna Brittany Burke challenged his hiring in a letter to administration.

Searching for the supernatural

With the help of friends, Todd Telle is researching exactly what goes bump in the night.

Tom Hart era – 21 years as a Gorlok affected his fellow coaches, players...

For twenty years Tom Hart was the captain of Webster University Athletics. He understood the meaning of Division-III athletics and he left a legacy, philosophy and tradition that can eventually send the Gorloks to consistent national recognition.

Non-speaking man with autism co-produces film to promote inclusion

Through his documentary Deej, David James "DJ" Savarese highlighted the need for inclusion among non speaking individuals with autism. Savarese attended the film showing, which took place in the Winifred Moore Auditorium.