Saturday, March 25, 2023

Debra Carpenter to step down as SOC dean

Debra Carpenter leaves her position as dean, returns to her passion.

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.

Norbert Leo Butz wins second Tony, continues The Angel Band Project

Norbert Leo Butz returned to work on "Catch Me If You Can," only four days after his sister's funeral. He wins a Tony for his performance and the Butz Family establishes The Angel Band Project in Teresa Butz's memory.

Beckah Reed, dance majors reflect on Thailand trip

Dance Department Chair Beckah Reed and four dance students face the painful yet rewarding challenge of learning Thai classical dance. The students, in return, get to show off their western steps.

Professor retires after 41 years

Mike Salevouris, a history professor at Webster University for more than 40 years, has witnessed the evolution of the university and its student body. After many years of guiding students and helping Webster become what it is today, Salevouris is now retiring.

Girl Talk!

The blue lights illuminating the Grant Gymnasium went out, bringing an explosion of noise from hundreds of awaiting fans. As the seconds ticked by, the audience got more and more anxious. Arms went up, slow claps started, cell phone flashlights shook in the air and a chant overtook the crowd.

SGA president runs for a third term

Justin Raymundo runs unopposed for a third term of SGA's presidency, makes history at Webster University.

Former Webster University student, TV actor returns to field of dreams

The last two days have been busy for Stephen Martines. After a 3:30 a.m. flight from Los Angeles to Nashville, Martines traveled to a music studio to record a couple songs. The next morning he is back on an airplane, taking a connecting flight to Dallas and then back to Los Angeles. Martines makes soccer practice in the afternoon and, in the coming days, will be working on the production of an independent film. His schedule would be daunting for any professional. But Martines, a 35-year-old former Webster University student, knows what he wants.

Students say good-bye to Thomas

The 21 close-knit Conservatory students and lone photography student are waiting for the bus to embark on the seven-hour journey to Fort Wayne, Indiana. They are traveling to the funeral of their friend Thomas Carter Flueckiger, a freshman lighting design major. Thomas died March 28 from lung cancer.

Beyond Savage Love: Columnist speaks on anti-bullying campaign

Dan Savage, 37, brought hope to millions of YouTube viewers in September 2010 with his “It Gets Better” campaign. On Monday, March 21, Savage...

Geneva hosts media convention on women’s rights, gender equality

On March 21 and 22, the School of Communications at Webster University’s campus in Geneva, Switzerland, hosted the second annual International Media Trends Conference....

Student participates in local Egypt protest

Hanan Rahman, a sophomore double majoring in legal studies and human rights, and five other Arab-Americans spoke with Senator Claire McCaskill’s regional director Michelle Sherod to express their discontent with U.S. military aid to Egypt.
Student practices ancient Middle Eastern art of belly dancing

Embodying a Culture

Webster Student practices the ancient Middle Eastern art of belly dancing.

Webster celebrates Chinese New Year

By Alex Brandt Webster students were introduced not only to professors from the Confucius Institute, but also to the mythical man-eating dragon Nian during the...
Webster University Athletic Hall of Fame

Former student athletes enter Hall of Fame

Four of the greatest student athletes in Webster University history were officially inducted into the Webster Athletic Hall of Fame on Feb. 5. Halley (Spann) Barke, Mike Hutchison, Eric Stack and Dan Thoman joined last year’s inaugural class to comprise the first nine individuals enshrined in the HOF.