Saturday, February 27, 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.

Biden’s stutter is not dementia and it’s definitely not a joke

In her first speech after the 2020 presidential election, Vice President-elect Kamala Harris introduced Joe Biden as “a man with a big heart.” In...

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...

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...

OPINION: St. Louis-area food deserts clearly demonstrate systemic racism

So often we take for granted where our food comes from. If you live in South St. Louis County like I do, I’m betting...

St. Louis Women’s March rallies downtown to protest Supreme Court Nominee

The organization met on Oct. 17 to protest the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett

Webster students experience discrimination during COVID-19 due to Asian heritage

Webster student Mimiw Seagrave returned hometown in Thailand as the COVID-19 pandemic spread across America. Her parents, however, were worried about the spread of...

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...

Camera shy: why Zoom cameras create discomfort

We need to create comfortable solutions for students who are already experiencing new challenges brought on by COVID-19, and making students turn on their...
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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...

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.
Webster senior creates fashion line inspired by challenges he faced

Webster senior creates fashion line inspired by challenges

Jahmad "Biggie" Wilburn has faced challenge after challenge in his life. That did not stop him from following his dreams, on and off the...

St. Louis couples marry as an act of protest

Cupcakes and pride flags were passed out on the steps of St. Louis City Hall the week of Oct. 12. Lot's Wife Trans and...

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 Thailand faculty member’s mysterious death questioned by family

For David, the autopsy, and the photos he later saw, were proof that James was beaten to death. David now believes that his brother was murdered, and that Thailand’s police chose to ignore the obvious signs.
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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...