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.

Webster annual student cost exceed competition

Chances are you spend more money for your college education at Webster compared to nearby competing universities. Webster University first-time, full-time undergraduates pay a higher...

Letter to the Editor: “Two Muslim students don’t represent every Muslim student”

Webster student Hafsa Mansoor responds to The Journal's story "Muslim students find acceptance at Webster." Mansoor writes that the story failed to present different perspectives from Muslims on campus, citing her own personal experiences of Islamophobia at Webster.

SPICE wins Final Four Championship for sixth time in a row

Webster University's chess team won the Final Four Championship April 3 for the fourth consecutive time. The team finished with an 8.5 standing to win the tournament over four other universities.

Study shows Webster has high levels of social mobility

CollegeNET ranked Webster best in the St. Louis area on its Social Mobility Index, a measure of students' post-college earning potential.

Shrewsbury local hosts park party to bring community together

Caitlyn Reynolds knew something had to be done for local businesses during the COVID-19 shutdowns. Her solution? Park parties. On Saturday, Sept. 25,  Caitlin Reynolds...

Webster alum participates in 42 Doors of Hope project for cancer awareness

A doorway painted by Webster alumni Byron Rogers sits outside the Visual Arts Studio. The door is one of 42 which aims to raise...

College of Arts and Sciences appoints new interim dean

Michael Hulsizer will begin his position as interim dean in January 2021 after the current dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Anton...

Student finds quiet places to take Zoom classes

Commuter student Logan Nguyen takes an online class the same day as an in-person class. Over the first few weeks, Nguyen explored places to...

Simply To Go’s sushi not returning to Webster, Sodexo says

Sodexo, the company supplying food to Webster’s Simply To Go, discontinued distributing sushi last semester. The move came after a partnership between To Go Sushi, located in Brentwood, and Sodexo ended due to insurance costs, according to Samantha Kheim, unit-marketing coordinator for Sodexo at Webster.

Webster combats human trafficking at home and abroad

Projects at Webster's St. Louis and Leiden campuses attempt to combat sex trafficking in two very different legal environments.
Studying abroad leads to culture shock for students

Studying abroad leads to culture shock for students

Webster University has study abroad opportunities in Europe, the Mediterranean, and South Africa. A student from Switzerland studying abroad here in St. Louis tells...

Webster University hosts first ever bike share program

Webster University's Sustainability Coalition will open a bike share program starting March 8. The program will cover the Webster campus as well as certain areas around Webster Groves.

Student starts drug and alcohol support group

Sophomore Eby Strauss-Barrett started an on-campus recovery group for students struggling with drug and alcohol addiction.  After four years of sobriety, Strauss-Barrett said the lack...

Webster student studying in Belgium safe after terrorist attacks in capital

One Webster University student studying in Belgium at the Université libre de Bruxelles has been accounted for and is safe, a Webster University press release said today.

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....

New coffee shop opens in Maplewood

Olivia Medina, 29, has loved coffee since discovering caramel macchiatos as a teen. Her new business, C. Oliver Coffee + Flower Bar, allowed her...