Tuesday, June 22, 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...

Creations

Underclassmen dance majors embrace performance opportunity Webster University underclassmen dance majors had the opportunity to perform their own choreographed pieces in “Creations: A Student Choreography...

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...

Opinions on tattoos differ by religion

Though religions take various stances on tattoos, Webster students sometimes do not take their beliefs into account.

Remembering Terry, Kirk and Tony

The families of Terry Jackson, Kirk Cappello and Tony Saputo reflect on their time with the three before their tragic deaths.

Witchcraft gains popularity through TikTok

Throughout history, witches have turned to seclusion and faced being hunted and killed. Today, Gen Z has embraced witchcraft and is sharing their knowledge...

‘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...

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...

Tattoos of Webster

In the spring of 2016, The Journal set out to create a gallery chronicling the different tattoos that students and employees at Webster have on their bodies. Every tattoo holds significant meaning to those that get ink, and The Journal wants their stories to be heard.

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...

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...

Webster Gorlok named one of Buzzfeed’s weirdest mascots

Webster was one of 23 university mascots from across the United States to make Buzzfeed's Weirdest Mascot list.

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...

Former Mo. state representative, civil rights activist shares life story

Betty L. Thompson, former MO state representative spoke to Webster staff and students Thursday night. Her granddaughter, a Webster student, led her grandmother in a discussion about her life.
Jim Singer sits in the studio

K-SHE legend shares his expertise with students

School of Communications student media coordinator Jim Singer found his passion for radio at a young age. He wants to help the next generation...

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...

New Professor Has Big Plans for Physics Department

Assistant professor Dr. Ravin Kodikara becomes part of the Webster community with plans to expand the physics department. He wants to start his own research program at Webster.