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.

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...

#MeToo founder Tarana Burke encourages students to speak their truth

Tarana Burke founded the #MeToo movement, which went viral in October 2017. Burke spoke to Webster students about how she uses her experience to help other survivors of sexual assault.

Poet Freeman Word leads workshop on campus

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

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...

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.

Actress Laverne Cox coming to Webster

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

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 student Manali Ghag becomes president of Sangam

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

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.

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...

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.

Webster band ‘Big Tobacco’ headlines campus concert

Webster students from rival bands joined together to form Big Tobacco.

Studying abroad leads to culture shock for students

Webster offers a wide range of study abroad opportunities to its students. There are so many reasons that studying abroad may seem daunting to some: leaving your friends and family, moving to completely unfamiliar territory, language barriers, visas and finances. Others might be excited to thrive in a different environment, meet new people, benefit from campus-specific courses, and have a fresh start. For me, it was a bit of both. 

iFest 2017 lets students experience new cultures

International Festival, otherwise known as iFest, is an annual event at Webster University. Food, dancing, crafts and other activities are a part of the event.

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.

Student finds ‘will to live’ in Islam

Webster University student Jasmin Kenjar had gone from being almost atheistic to a devout Muslim. He said this decision may have saved his life.