Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Webster announces death of Beijing Language and Cultural University representative

On Oct. 7, police informed Webster University of Qiang "David" Liu's death. This morning, Webster University's Chancellor and President released a statement on the death...

Niel DeVasto: Grandfather of the Gorloks

Outgoing Sports Information Director Niel DeVasto has spent his professional life dedicated to Webster University. He helped start Webster's athletic program and form the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

Avatar vs. Legend of Korra: the Feminist Debate

Hands down, Korra would beat Aang in a fight. Women simply cannot be heroes without the inevitable debate of who is better: the male protagonist...

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.

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...

‘They call me the little Indian princess’: Immigrants’ children face identity crisis

Children of immigrants learn to incorporate the cultural identities of both their country of origin and the new homes of their families.

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...

Kirkwood and Meacham Park residents still feel separate 10 years after shooting

Meacham Park residents remember Kirkwood shooter as a friendly neighbor. They are also aware of some of the social issues that may have led to his actions.

North Webster residents keep black history alive in the community

Members of the North Webster community are keeping the history of the area alive by displaying and discussing the town's black history.  The north Webster...

Webster alumnus makes Major League Baseball debut

On Aug. 23, Josh Fleming will pitch for the Tampa Bay Rays. The alumnus holds seven baseball records at Webster University. Webster alumnus Josh...

Beware of St. Louis haunted houses

While many haunted attractions close at the end of the month, there are still plenty of spooky events going on the weekend following Halloween...

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...

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 community expresses themselves through face coverings

Whether supporting sports teams, displaying school pride or creating coordinated outfits, students and staff at Webster University are finding ways to get creative with...

Author, actress Perri Gaffney performs excerpt from one-person play

“So many people tell me, ‘This was my grandmother,’ ‘This was my godmother,’ ‘Was this the story of my…’” Gaffney said, before trailing off. Actress...