Wednesday, March 29, 2023

University aims to increase Delegates’ Agenda participation, global community issues

This semester’s Delegates’ Agenda will feature changes aimed to clean up the process by which topics are decided and boost student participation.

‘Black Trans Lives Matter’ protests violence on campus

A group of students with the organization Flower Power gathered on campus on Tuesday, Sept. 1 to protest the death of 17 American black transgender woman this year.

Webster University’s tax forms reveal financial bonuses, ‘eye-opening’ for students

Students express reaction to Webster's 990 tax returns reveal compensation of top employees.

Student living with mental illness after sister’s death

Alex Magrath was at his girlfriend’s house on the night of Feb. 25, 2008. Seven years later, he continues to relive that night.

After 34 years of teaching

Media literacy professor Art Silverblatt retires, celebrates his contributions to Webster community

Chamberlain retires

Music professor Bob Chamberlain reflects on his 42 years teaching at Webster University.

Tax documents reveal President, Provost and SPICE coach receive bonuses

Chess coach Susan Polgar receives the highest paid bonus for the 2013-2014 fiscal school year, equal to President Elizabeth Stroble.

Adjuncts officially file to hold union vote

They have filed with the National Labor Relations Board. Now, Webster adjuncts will work toward holding a vote to determine if they will be represented by a union.

The road to recovery

Sisters Hayley and Kelsey Rightnowar were told to say their goodbyes to their mother Angie more than four years ago when she tripped and fell down the stairs, causing a traumatic brain injury. Since then, Angie has progressed in therapy and could possibly even walk again, all with the support and care of her daughters.

A zombie apocalypse

Student and professional performers got all dressed up in their best apocalyptic looks on March 28 to perform in Webster University's 19th Annual Drag Ball. On stage, the performers look effortless, but a lot of hard work and creativity lies beneath the illusion.
"A Rape on Campus"

Rolling Stone and journalist integrity

The Journal plans to learn from Rolling Stone's mistakes.

Webster University professor fights for human rights in multiple countries

Webster Professor Chris Parr was arrested during a Ferguson demonstration this month, but with his history of activism it came as no surprise to his family.

WU students from all across globe come to Webster Groves

For spring break during the centennial year, Webster University welcomed international students for a leadership summit.

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.

Up and down Gorloks go 3-1 in weekend doubleheaders

Webster baseball team lost their first conference game since 2013; finish the weekend with a 3-1 record.

The Dolce & Gabbana sensation is not all Gucci

Dolce & Gabbana's offensive comments on babies born through in vitro fertilization led to a public outcry on social media.