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.

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...

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...

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.

Figure drawing models strip in the name of art

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

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...

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.

LGBTQ+ students highlight their experiences at Webster

Webster University is a campus that promotes inclusion and diversity. Members of the LGBTQ community have faced challenges and have found inclusive systems at...

Webster Art Show showcases students’ past to present

Sophia Coon and Lillian Gardner are part of a team of fine arts students putting together an art show not just for art students,...

Community Music School turns 90

One St. Louis piano teacher’s vision paved the way for the Community Music School (CMS) at Webster University, which is celebrating its ninetieth anniversary.

Actress Laverne Cox coming to Webster

The Emmy Award-nominee will be visiting Webster to explore transgender rights with students and faculty.

Webster student heals through yoga

Webster student Monica Benassi had a near death experience which prompted her to pursue her passion for yoga.

School of Communications adds ‘Star Wars’ class

Passion meets education in Webster University’s newest class: “Star Wars: A Journey through Cinema, Media, and Culture.” The class covers concepts seen in film majors...

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.

Peter Sargent, founder of Conservatory, receives lifetime achievement award

Peter Sargent has dedicated his life to teaching design since he founded the Conservatory in 1967.

The Repertory celebrates 50 years

The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis was founded in 1966 and has changed names, stages, directors and ways of performing as it honors its fiftieth season.