Sunday, February 28, 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.

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...

Shoppers turn out for Black Friday despite pandemic

COVID-19 could not keep people from searching for Black Friday deals. Photo series by Jennifer Sarti.

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...

Marijuana continues to plant its roots across the nation

Missouri's first medical marijuana dispensaries opened in St. Louis in October, but CBD Kratom has been selling Delta-8 THC since last year. On Nov....
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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...

Symone Sanders visits Webster for spring Virtual Headliner Series

Symone Sanders, who serves as Vice President-elect Kamala Harris' senior advisor and chief spokesperson, spoke to Webster students on Jan. 11. On Jan. 11, Webster...

Art exhibits give back to Black creatives

The Angad Arts Hotel is featuring two exhibits highlighting the work of Black Artists. "Black Nonpareil" features the work of 17 local Black artists....

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 graduates’ future careers impacted by COVID-19

Kat Rubush was scheduled to work at the Opera Theatre of St. Louis over the summer. Then, COVID-19 canceled the season. “That scrapped plan A,...

‘One Brick Shy’ series built with Webster University connections

A web series by three Webster alums has allowed the women behind it a chance to build their friendship creatively, brick by brick. Jenna McDonald,...

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...

‘Art is sanity:’ Artist with background in graffiti depends on his creations to keep...

Jordan Massey used to watch "graffiti trains" pass through his hometown. Now, he uses spray paint to create all kinds of art. Jordan Massey grew...

Alum celebrates her Emmy win with team at KMOV

Sierra Hancock and her team members with KMOV's "Surprise Squad" won the Mid-America Emmy for best human interest program or features for their story...

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...

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...