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.

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...

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...

Kamala Harris is a prison abolitionist’s worst nightmare

Kamala Harris spent 27 years enforcing laws that target Black and brown communities through mass incarceration. These laws include the “three strikes law” implemented...

Black history is deeply rooted in formation of Meacham Park in Kirkwood

Meacham Park is a historically black community, but most of the current residents don't know much about the area's past, according to Darren K. Smotherson.

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...

Softball player travels 4,420 miles, finds home away from home

German Anna Muecke has not seen her family in almost two years but her softball teammates have helped her create a new one at...
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Adoption isn’t always an option

Telling someone they should have an unwanted child, just for the sake of putting it up for adoption is a horrible and selfish...
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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...

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...

I hate minimalism: a letter to the fashion industry

Why is being boring such a trend now?  Home makeover shows and organization blogs are ruining our country.  I get it. I love watching Marie Kondo...

Students express hopes for election at watch party

The Journal asked Webster students who voted in Tuesday's election to participate in an informal exit poll at the Election Day watch party yesterday in the Sunnen Lounge.

Students allege sexual and professional misconduct from professor, Title IX case unresolved

Editor’s note: Faculty members are not identified in this story in order to not reveal the identity of an individual who has not been...

Professor publishes book on LGBTQ+ relationships

Webster adjunct professor Andrea Miller explores the relationships of gender and sexual minorities, that are not often researched, in a newly released book. In...

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...

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...

Amy Shaw named CEO and president of the Nine Network

Webster School of Communicstions advisory board member Amy Shaw has worked at the Nine Network for 17 years. Now, she's the network's first female...