Saturday, April 10, 2021

Webster University diversity ranks better than the national average

After the Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sports released their racial and gender report, The Journal takes a look at how Webster University compares.

Preliminary Webster 2015 enrollment report shows loss of more than 1,600 students

Webster University’s total student headcount dropped by more than 1,600 students from last year, continuing a five-year decline in enrollment, according to preliminary enrollment data.

‘Let’s do the time warp again’

Webster University’s LGBTQ Alliance wanted to throw a production all students could participate in. The Conservatory Program holds several plays and musicals throughout the...
Livie Hal

Students join together for “It’s on us” video

Webster students Kelly Otto, Kaylen Kress, Kara Parr and Jake Thebeau created a Facebook page last week asking for students to come to the Quad Thursday, Nov. 19. A year after the “It’s On Us” campaign began at Webster, Thebeau said President Elizabeth Stroble’s office commissioned the four to direct and produce a video for the website.

UUUUFL numbers grow with future potential competitive matches

Webster University's Ultimate Frisbee club grows in popularity as the club hopes to play against schools around the area one day.

Women’s soccer season ends in shootout heartbreak

The Webster women’s soccer season ended in the conference championship game, but they are already ready for the 2016 season.
Marion Ayers

Study abroad students flee Paris after terrorist attacks

Nov. 13 a series of coordinated mass shootings, suicide bombings and hostage-takings erupted in the tenth and eleventh districts of Paris. By the time the attacks ceased, 129 people were dead and more than 300 people were wounded. A group of Webster study abroad students were spending the weekend in Paris, as a part of a trip offered by Webster's study abroad location at Regent’s College.

Students frustrated with administration’s budget response

For the sixth time in nine years, the issue of budget-funded student jobs was presented to administrators at Delegates’ Agenda, and at last week’s administrative response, Student Government Association (SGA) President Caroline Wiley said students wanted real answers to their questions.

AAAC presents list of demands to administration, demands action taken against ‘systematic racism’ at...

The Association of African American Collegians presented a list of demands to Webster University administration to combat 'systematic racism' at Webster.

Pixar goes prehistoric

Webster University animation majors asked Pixar Animation Studios effects artist Michael O’Brien what a studio like the animation giant was looking for in a...

Students should be insulted by the administration’s response to the Delegates’ Agenda issues

This semester, the administration did all but answer the Delegates’ Agenda concerns and requests. Presentation after presentation, members of Webster’s administration filed up in...

Webster reaches its Centennial year

As Webster reaches its Centennial, the university takes a look back at its 100 year history.

Filmmaker goes from ‘Rising’ to ‘Retribution’

Webster University student and filmmaker David Kirkman was 16 when his family received a box of his great-grandfather’s DVDs after he passed away. The...

Conservatory receives ‘Big Love’ from Cuba

For Webster University student and actress Cherlynn Alvarez, performing in Havana, Cuba with the Conservatory of Theatre Arts was a personal moment because it...

Conservatory students to perform ‘Big Love’ in Havana, Cuba

Webster University student and actor Robert Riordan told his mom he was going to Cuba to perform with the Conservatory of Theatre Arts’ production...

UPDATED: Wilson steps down from dean of College of Arts and Sciences

Webster College of Arts and Sciences Dean David Wilson has stepped down, according to a Webster University press release. Effective immediately, Wilson will begin a sabbatical from 2015-2016 . According to Webster, Wilson expects to return as dean emeritus in June 2016. An interim dean announcement is expected soon.