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Webster Weekly Briefing: Week of February 8

Here is what you need to know to start your Webster week...

Delegates’ Agenda takes hiatus

Webster’s Student Government Association (SGA) announced the Delegates’ Agenda will take a hiatus during the spring semester to work on the format of the program.

Enrollment down on military campuses

A revamp on rules for colleges offering military programs led to a decline in military enrollments at Webster, causing some military-affiliated campuses to close.

Faculty elects new senate president

Professor Gary Renz has been elected Webster Faculty Senate’s next president, after running against current president Gwyneth Williams.

‘Stringing’ together a sound

Violist Eliana Haig teaches college students by day at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville and Washington University in St. Louis.  In the afternoon, she is teaching...

Ashley Mess named to NSCAA All-American team

Webster University senior Ashley Mess capped off her soccer career at Webster by being named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) All-American Team.

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.

Douglas Anderson named Interim Chief Financial Officer

Webster University have named Douglas Anderson as Interim Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective immediately.

Home of Gorloks’ soccer flooded

// Flood waters over winter break reached as high as 20 ft., which almost completely covered the bleachers at the St. Louis Soccer Park in...

Webster reaches verbal agreement with St. John Vianney High School

With the growing numbers on the track team, the Webster athletic department solved the space issue with a new track and field.

Webster University expecting budget shortfall of around $7 million

Webster University expects a budget shortfall of around $7 million, President Elizabeth Stroble told faculty Tuesday. She said the university will have to make budget cuts during the remainder of the spring semester.

Gunderson bids farewell to Webster

Former Webster Chief Financial Officer bid farewell to his colleagues at a farewell party on Jan. 15.

Editorial: Cutting students activities the wrong answer to Webster’s financial problems

With the revelation of Webster’s fourth consecutive shortfall, it is more important now than ever that Webster and its administration stick to a promise it made to its students during this year’s spring convocation: keep students’ best interests in mind. Webster students’ best interests are not the cutting of academic and extracurricular programs they came to Webster for.

Discovering her passion for fashion

Avery Ross went to college to pursue a degree in broadcast journalism. She graduated a fashion entrepreneur, starting her own online fashion company called...

Emerson Library limits public’s access to computer and late night hours

Webster’s library has implemented new policies on its late night hours to ensure Webster University and Eden Seminary students, faculty, staff and alumni have priority use of the library, while also raising safety measures.

Webster’s Getsee takes Quincy Gems head coach position

Zach Getsee accepts job to become manager of the Quincy Gems