Friday, September 17, 2021

LGBTQ+ students find support on campus while encouraging growth

Senior John Wallis credits some of his comfortability with coming out to Webster. Yet, he wants to see Webster continue to have tough conversations...

Webster student Fahima Band Ali fundraises for Afghan refugees

Fahima Band Ali said moving to the United States from another country is difficult. She immigrated to the U.S. in 2017 and is now...

Webster student Anika Wagner places third at National Irish Dance Competition

Anika Wagner noticed an Irish dancing school when she was just 7 years old. Now, she is setting her sights on placing in the...

Dean of Students encourages on-campus involvement

During Welcome Weekend, dean of students John Buck gave a presentation to incoming students. He encouraged them to join at least one organization on...

Webster students enjoy in-person connection at ‘Comeback Tour’

Webster University hosted the "Comeback Tour" as students returned to campus. Students like Leah Dwyer believed the in-person atmosphere helped bring a sense of...

Stress Relief Week events met with low student turnout

No students signed up to attend Human iPod Night during stress relief week, and only a handful attended the nail painting event. Student event...

Conservatory produces ‘Urinetown: The Musical’

"Urinetown: The Musical" ran from April 29 through May 3. COVID-19 caused challenges as the Conservatory prepared for the musical, but it also presented...

Q&A: Webster business owners hopeful for return to normal after pandemic

Three business owners in Webster Groves reflect on how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted their businesses. One year after the COVID-19 pandemic halted normal...

Stephanie Beatriz closes out the Virtual Headliner Series

Stephanie Beatriz spoke with Webster students virtually on April 12. The "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" star talked about representing LGBTQ+ and Latina communities in entertainment. On April...

Dance major learns to spread his wings at Webster

David Porras struggled as he grew up, but finally feels like he can be himself at Webster. Butterflies are beautiful, yet they cannot see their...

‘Stories of Resistance’ resonates with students, seeks global connections

"Stories of Resistance" at the St. Louis Contemporary Art Museum resonated with Webster student Keshon Duke. The exhibition highlights a global view of resistance. Webster...

Laumeier Sculpture Park hosts virtual Conversation Series

Jenny Kendler is an environmental activist and ecological artist. She recently took part in Laumeier Sculpture Park's virtual Conversation Series. Laumeier Sculpture Park hosted the...

Fox Theatre to reopen mid-April, gives Conservatory students new hope

After over a year of no live shows, the Fabulous Fox Theatre is back. Students at Webster expressed excitement and hope in seeing live...

Winter Opera St. Louis’ ‘Suor Angelica’ brings Webster alumni and faculty member together

Webster alumna Journee Carter was excited for the opportunity to collaborate with others during "Suor Angelica."  Webster Alumna Kat Rubush graduated with a Bachelor...

Webster Arts unveils ‘Spring Forward’

Stroll down East Lockwood and check out the art. If you have traveled down East Lockwood Avenue recently, you’ve probably noticed a group of uniquely...

The Quarantoons create a virtual performance

The juniors and seniors in the music department created a virtual music performance. The music ranges from Chopin to The Beatles. The juniors and seniors...

Webster hosts Abby Wambach during Virtual Headliner Series

Abby Wambach stressed the importance of empowering women during the seminar. Webster University brought in two-time Olympic gold medalist, FIFA Women’s World Cup champion and...