Wednesday, September 22, 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.

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...

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 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.

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...

Organizations stay afloat despite COVID-19 restrictions

Webster clubs are finding ways to stay connected during COVID-19 restrictions. The Wonderful World coordinates facemasks when the members cannot be together in person. As...

Figure drawing models strip in the name of art

Figure drawing models discuss what it is like to pose nude for art students.

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 staff encourages students to be vigilant during holiday season

Many of this year's holiday celebrations have been followed by spikes in COVID-19. Students hoping to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday can take steps to...

Loui family grows up with Webster Conservatory

Wayne Loui is one of the original founding members of the Conservatory. 50 years later, he and his family are still a big part of the performing arts school.

Virtual Headliner Series committed to bringing diverse perspectives

Michael Steele, who has worked with The Lincoln Project, will be the second person to visit Webster as part of the Spring 2021 Virtual...

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...

Campus activities try to build community during COVID-19

On campus, clubs and organizations are figuring out new ways to connect and engage with students during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Involvement Fair was...

Ilyasah Shabazz reflects on father Malcolm X’s legacy

Ilyasah Shabazz, the third daughter of activist Malcolm X, spoke to students and faculty about her history, accepting herself and finding ways to combat racism Thursday, March 31 at Nerinx Hall.

Poet spreads cultural diversity and identity through spoken word

Kane Smego sees poetry as an art form. He said it is a way to connect and convey emotions.

Webster offers workout stations in the Grant Gymnasium

Students have begun taking advantage of the new workout stations in the Grant Gymnasium. The Grant Gymnasium is now the designated spot to workout on...