Sunday, March 7, 2021

Former Webster University student detained by ICE, threatened with deportation

Francis Ladege immigrated to the U.S. from Sudan when he was nine years old. He has been a U.S. resident for 18 years. After several run-ins with the law, Ladege finds himself faced with indefinite detainment and possible deportation.

Webster students create clothing to connect with others

Webster student Taylor Zarr began thrifting and upcycling clothes out of her love for sustainability. She said her main motivation, even when sharing her...

Webster Groves restaurants find ways to adapt in spite of pandemic

Ghost kitchens. Delivery service. Curbside services. These are just some ways restaurant owners have had to get creative in the face of the COVID-19...

Senate acquits Trump after second impeachment trial

Derek DeMartino sat on his couch on Jan. 6, shocked and horrified while watching the insurrection at the Capitol.  That day, then-President Donald Trump held...

Opinion: The Chiefs will celebrate back-to-back wins

Does anyone really believe Tampa Bay can win this game?  Since a 32-25 loss to Tennessee in November 2019, Kansas City has lost two games....

Opinion: Tom Brady will reestablish dominance by defeating Patrick Mahomes

Nineteen years ago today, peach-fuzz babyface Tom Brady took the field in the Super Bowl for the first time. He was an underdog entering...

Webster baseball shortens schedule for 2021

Webster's baseball team will only play 36 games in the 2021 regular season, four fewer than normal. The team will start the season facing...

Webster baseball hopes to make it to Division III World Series

Perfect Game USA, a national baseball scouting organization, placed Webster's baseball team at the top of their 2021 preseason rankings.  It is World Series or...

Chess team wins Pan-American Championship

Webster's two chess teams - "A" team and "B" team - competed against 57 other teams. The "A" team won first place, and the...

Webster targeted by scam email

The Webster Information Technology Staff alerted students to the phishing attempt on Jan. 21. Webster University students and faculty were the targets of another phishing...

Organizations stay afloat despite COVID-19 restrictions

Webster clubs are finding ways to stay connected during COVID-19 restrictions. The Wonderful World coordinates facemasks when the members cannot be together in person. As...

Local restaurant offers bands a chance to play during COVID-19

COVID-19 has limited the opportunity for local bands to perform live. Highway 61 Roadhouse and Kitchen is one restaurant that is continuing to offer...

Students receive scholarship for working on frontlines of pandemic

Over 300 webster students attend Webster virtually while also working as nurses. Webster has introduced a scholarship as a way to thank them for...

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...

Webster sports fans forced to support the team virtually

This season, sporting events will look different. Fans who normally crowd the stands will have to watch games virtually via live streams. Strapped with...

Webster volleyball to play exclusively conference schedule to return to SLIAC tournament

The Webster volleyball team will begin its 2021 season playing against Westminster. The St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference volleyball season will be conference play...

Webster launches revamped version of Webster Mentoring Program

The relaunched Webster Mentoring Program allows students to connect with Webster Alumni. There are no deadlines, and students can decide how long the mentorship...