Sunday, February 28, 2021

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.

Uncle Joey visits Webster

Full House’s Dave Coulier brought his stand-up routine to the Loretto-Hilton Center, detailing his experiences on the hit ABC show and showing off his musical talents.

Poet Freeman Word leads workshop on campus

The workshop emphasized the importance of truth and connecting with oneself.

BBB warns students of spring break scams

With spring break right around the corner, the Better Business Bureau is working to make sure college students are aware of the risk that comes with booking a trip through untrustworthy resources.

Webster community weigh in on pros and cons of pursuing specialized degrees

A big debate in higher education is about getting a broad degree for more job opportunities or a more specific degree that is closer to what someone wants to specialize in for the rest of their lives.

Webster University celebrates student backgrounds at Encountering Differences Film Festival

The differences between borders were the theme of a new film festival called the Encountering Differences Film Festival that brought together students from around the world.

Webster class washes away their senses at FLOAT STL

Lying down in a closed tank of water in silence for 90 minutes is the basis of what local FLOAT STL does. However, its salted water has become a popular mainstay for the way it relieves tension and relaxes the body and mind.

Making the most of a degree in the arts

Webster University alumna Dion Allison works at Paint with a Twist, teaches art at an elementary school, pursues her Masters online and raises four children. She has no regrets that she graduated with a degree that has her working two jobs.

Japanese School celebrates new year

The sound of drums kicked off the new year celebration held by the St. Louis Japanese Language School in Grant Gym Saturday, January 21.

Gospel choir director strengthens faith in wake of cancer battle

Webster University junior Robert Richardson believes a moment of clarity is all it takes for a life to change. That moment of clarity came while Richardson laid in a hospital bed, four years ago.

The haunted history of Webster University

Places with a long history usually have scary stories to tell, and Webster is no exception. According to some, the oldest residents on Webster’s campus are actually its ghosts, and every once in a while they make their presence known.

Webster University Gospel Choir express faith through song

Every Tuesday and Friday, the Webster University Gospel Choir meets in the presentation room at the University Center to practice for concerts they hope will spread the teachings of Jesus Christ.

Saturday Night Live regular Aidy Bryant performs at Webster’s Community Music School

Students gathered in the Community Music School and laughed along with Saturday Night Live regular Aidy Bryant as the fall headliner. Bryant performed with College Humor veteran Streeter Seidell on Sept. 8.

Malone shines light on ‘The Dark Days’

At a school assembly where parents shared stories about losing children to heroin, Webster University junior David Malone got the idea that would lead to his future independent film, The Dark Days.

P!NG performance showcases student talents

Webster University’s P!NG: A Peforming Arts Collective produced its first show since receiving the approval to become an official club. After discussing at weekly meetings what the club’s first official event would be, the club decided to hold a cabaret titled “Great Expectations.”

Students learn ‘living generously’

Students of the keystone seminar “Living Generously” have spent the last few weeks coming up with ways to do just that. The seminar, taught by adjunct professor of education Bob McMullen, is focused on how the concept of generosity affects those involved in the process of being charitable.

Going through “The Grind”

Webster University student Max Friedman was one of 250 submitted short LGBTQ plays for the BRIEFS Festival. His play about love and the art of communication was one of those chosen and was directed by Conservatory assistant professor Gad Guterman.