Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Webster students repurpose thrifted gems

Editor’s Note: A person interviewed for this story, Gertrude Tate Helkey, uses singular they/them pronouns. Some Webster students use second-hand fabrics to create online...

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.

Battling narcolepsy with nutrition

Webster University student Charissa Martin considered herself the “always-sick, never-feels-good” girl who normally took around six medications at once. But after adopting a gluten-free diet as a way to combat her narcolepsy, she has seen a huge improvement in her day-to-day life.

The Past, Present and Future of Psychedelics

Fifty years after psychedelics were deemed as one of the most dangerous things in America, research on their potential benefits has once again begun....

Student Liza Pequeño beats terminal cancer diagnosis, finds new life

Liza Pequeño's doctor told her she'd have a year to live. Five years later, she's getting a bachelor's degree in criminology.  Video story by Matt...

COVID-19 affects Webster Groves, the first few weeks in photos

On March 11, Webster University announced all classes would move online until April 3 in response to the coronavirus outbreak. However, as the situation...

Immigrants face hardships at US-Mexico border wall

Isabella said she fears leaving her house and being caught by Border Patrol.

Webster Groves plans to honor local black history with Barbre Park sculpture

The North Webster area of Webster Groves is a historically black neighborhood which has survived and thrived separate from the rest of the city for most of the 20th century. The city is now commemorating the area's past with a sculpture designed by Preston Jackson.

St. Louis libraries offer drive-thru COVID-19 testing

St. Louis County Libraries offer books and other recourses for their community. Now, they are working with the St. Louis County Health Department and...

Webster students look to start first eSports team

Webster University students and professors look to create the school's first ever competitive eSports team with a hope that it will grow to compete with the best teams in the area.

Webster announces new degree offerings in Uzbekistan

Webster is the first U.S. university to offer degree programs in Uzbekistan. On Feb. 4, Webster University and the Ministry of Higher and Secondary Specialized...

Blaming China is racist

Blaming China and its people for COVID-19 doesn’t prove anything. It just makes you racist. Just like anyone else, I see the “China Virus'' and...

Webster student starts her own small business

Junior Kayla Calac has made $5,000 in the past five months from selling homemade products.  Junior Kayla Calac processed about 20 orders last week, and...

Marijuana continues to plant its roots across the nation

Missouri's first medical marijuana dispensaries opened in St. Louis in October, but CBD Kratom has been selling Delta-8 THC since last year. On Nov....

Student’s email, Facebook ‘hacked’ in Library

After using a library computer, Webster Conservatory of Theatre Arts student Jade Collins did what many students do in a rush before class. She...

UPDATED: Tax forms reveal president receives highest total percentage pay increase in 5 years

Webster University's 990 tax forms reported a combined $112,000 increase in bonuses for President Stroble and Provost Schuster.