Wednesday, May 5, 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 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...

Tashkent students report struggles with online classes

Tashkent students struggle with internet connection and staying focused when it comes to online classes. Yet, they know this is what's necessary to keep...

LGBTQ+ students find support on campus while encouraging growth

Senior John Wallis credits some of his comfortability with coming out to Webster. Yet, he wants to see Webster continue to have tough conversations...

Webster Classics: Volleyball team dominates with winning streak

Abby Sanson and her team were extremely focused in their 2009 season. They had a winning streak on the line and they weren't going...
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Canceled: ‘Music’ highlights issues with Sia’s ableism

Diversity includes disability, and if anyone says otherwise, it’s time for them to face the music. To the average onlooker, the controversy surrounding Sia’s new...
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K-SHE legend shares his expertise with students

School of Communications student media coordinator Jim Singer found his passion for radio at a young age. He wants to help the next generation...

Loks Performance Center offers new spot for athletes’ training

The Loks Performance Center is long-awaited and has lived up to its hype according to student-athletes. Webster University has a new training center for Gorlok...

A resistance rejuvenated: ResistSTL says ‘Trump must go’

ResistSTL reactivated this summer as people in the St. Louis area came together to resist President Donald Trump. Keith Rose grabbed his lawn chair, mask...

‘Cross-country dad’ Dan Graber is named women’s cross-country coach of decade

Coach Dan Graber has worked at Webster for only seven years but still has been named cross-country Coach of the Decade after receiving the...

Amendment 3 causes mixed reactions among voters

Amendment 3 is an item on the ballot this November. The amendment has quickly become talked about between community members and politicians alike. On Nov....

Webster student starts her own small business

Junior Kayla Calac has made $5,000 in the past five months from selling homemade products.  Junior Kayla Calac processed about 20 orders last week, and...

‘No justice, no peace’ for Louisville

It is nothing less than a tragedy when protests continue to call for police reform, justice and peace only to be met with legal...

Local fitness retailer sees 392% increase in sales of exercise equipment during COVID-19

As fitness enthusiasts began to work out at home during the pandemic, Play It Again Sports saw a drastic increase in their sales of...

Social movements on the rise: Students speak out for justice

Breonna Taylor was honored by students at a vigil on Sept. 27. Junior and president of the Association for African American Collegians Savanna Hulbert...

Conservatory student uses her skills to create face masks for family

Webster student Dorathy Johnston has been sewing nearly all her life. Johnston is putting her costume design skills to use by creating face masks...

Coronavirus could cause major impacts for SLIAC schools

St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Commissioner Dick Kaiser saw collegiate games get canceled after 9/11. He remembered a campus measles outbreak canceling a team’s...