Tuesday, January 25, 2022

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...

For a healthier life

Zoë Kennison, freshman, finds inspiration after working at a weight loss camp to become a dietician. To do so, though, she must transfer schools.

The art of ‘effortless effort’

Saint Louis Symphony Associate Concertmaster and violinist Heidi Harris said a performer has to learn to be one with their body. Harris is teaching a master class at Webster University teaching yoga to help students enhance performance.

Webster professor John Coveyou leads company in creating science-based tabletop games

What happens when you combine science with tabletop games? You get the creations of John Coveyou, an adjunct faculty member whose games span topics in biology, chemistry and physics.

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...

Webster breaks record for longest taco line

220 pounds of re-fried beans were used to create a winding line of tacos in Webster University’s Quad. The line of tacos beat the previous record by 196 feet and five inches.

LGBTQ landmarks remembered in rubbings

Artist Steven Reigns recalls his first experience with rubbings when he was in kindergarten – as a student, he would place a piece of...

Feminism Collective snap shot students’ opinions on feminism

Students flocked to The Quad on April 25 to express their views on the topic of feminism.

Missouri Department of Conservation promotes saving winter habitats

“We are part of this world. We can keep kind of tugging at things and changing things just a little bit, but sooner or...

RA, student is expectant mother

When Xavier Garcia found out his daughter, Angie Garcia, was pregnant seven months ago, he was so disappointed he wouldn’t talk to her for two weeks

VIDEO: Dancing in the Street Festival in St. Louis Hosts Two Webster University Performances

A nonstop cross-cultural mix of more than 85 dance performances took over Grand Blvd for the 5th annual Dancing in the Street Festival in St. Louis.

Chekhov’s Gunman: Oscar bait is good for you

Webster student Kevin Lanigan gives his view on the difference between movies made solely to receive awards and movies made to tell a story.

Expanding ‘The Living Space’

Webster Modern dance major Melanie Harvengt created a performance called "The Living Space" for her capstone course. Now, she is preparing to take that performance to Kranzberg Arts Center.

Students de-stress before midterm week at Pinot’s Palette

Around 20 Webster students painted landscapes while enjoying snacks on Feb. 25 as a way to de-stress before midterm week.

VIDEO: On Air: Webster alumna Ashley Elzinga lives out dream as radio DJ

DJ personality Lux, a Webster alumna, is the only female host at 105.7 The Point. She found her calling for radio in second grade.

Veteran combats PTSD with tattoos

The U.S Air Force discharged Robin Ricca in 1988 after she filed a sexual assault claim. Almost 30 years later, Ricca said she began contemplating how her tattoos helped her cope.

Springfest 2015: Q&A with A Great Big World

The Journal caught up with the musical duo to discuss their college years, their advice to music students and their excitement for playing at Webster on April 18.