Saturday, June 12, 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...

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...

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.

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...

WGST program holds open house

College of Arts and Sciences Associate Dean Danielle MacCartney said women's studies has been a part of Webster University since its inception. Women and Gender Studies became a formal program a few years ago and held its informational open house Thursday, March 31.

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...

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...

Figure drawing models strip in the name of art

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

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.

Choir reunites with Groban

It was a four-peat for the Webster University Chamber Singers when they performed with Josh Groban at the Starlite Theatre in Kansas City, Missouri. This performance marked their fourth with the singer.

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.

Student introduces new opera radio show to The Galaxy

A little over a year ago, Brandon Detra worked his first shift as an usher at the Opera Theatre of Saint Louis (OTSL). There,...

Like father, like daughter

Webster University alumnus Joe Mancuso graduated with a bachelor’s degree in music in the fall of 1989, but the singer is not the only Mancuso to relish the rhythm of jazz. His daughter, junior Chela Mancuso, is majoring in music with an emphasis in vocal jazz.

LGBTQ+ people conceal identity for security

Code-switching describes how minority groups change their behavior to increase acceptance. For some members of the LGBTQ+ community, the switch is necessary for their...

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.