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.

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...

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...

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...

Figure drawing models strip in the name of art

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

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.

Edward Jones CEO to speak at Commencement

St. Louis-based finance firm leader Jim Weddle previously served on Webster’s Board of Trustees and Executive Committee. The upcoming commencement will be his first address to graduating students.

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.

Webster student Manali Ghag becomes president of Sangam

Manali Ghag has come from Mumbai, India to Webster Groves, Missouri, and has taken on new responsibilities.

Black Lives Matter course bridges race gap

The shooting deaths of Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown, unarmed black men, had an effect for students in a particular first year seminar class at Webster University. The first year seminar is titled “Black Lives Matter.”

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.

From Jensen to Jensen

Professor Scott Jensen came to Webster University 20 years ago with the goal of helping the forensics and debate program grow. This year, he will be walking away as director of the program and handing it to his wife, Gina Jensen.

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 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...

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...

New Indian student organization holds first event

SANGAM - The Student Association of India introduced themselves to the Webster community with an event that featured authentic Indian food and dancing.