Monday, August 8, 2022

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.

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 boasts 54.7% voting rate

Webster students are reported as highly-engaged voters. The voting rate has gone up 20% from 2014. Jennifer Stewart, director of Webster University’s Office of Student...
Jim Singer sits in the studio

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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.

The heroic life and traumatic death of Tom Palozola

Tom was thought of as the strong one. The one who was the rock for everyone around him. Tom Palozola committed suicide after a battle with post-traumatic stress disorder. This is his story.

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...

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...

Campus activities try to build community during COVID-19

On campus, clubs and organizations are figuring out new ways to connect and engage with students during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Involvement Fair was...

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...

New dean of arts and sciences will be announced soon

Provost Julian Schuster will announce his final choice from among three candidates recommended by a search committee.

PHOTOS: Protests across St. Louis advocate against racism

Juneteenth is recognized as the day the last enslaved persons were freed from Galveston, TX two years after the Emancipation Proclamation. This photo series...

Veteran combats PTSD with tattoos

The U.S Air Force discharged Robin Ricca in 1988 after she filed a sexual assault claim. Almost 30 years later, Ricca said she began contemplating how her tattoos helped her cope.