Wednesday, January 19, 2022

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.

McPherson Community Garden brings fresh food and fellowship

The McPherson Community Garden started as a way to make the area look nice, but has since grown into a source of fresh, healthy...

Webster professor Julie Smith works to make classroom unique for students

Julie Smith, a professor at Webster University's School of Communications, will bring her dog Millie to class. She also incorporates games and scavenger hunts...

Webster Art Coalition brings back print sale after absence

The Webster Art Coalition hosted the print sale on Dec. 9 and 10, giving student artists the ability to connect with peers and sell...

College of Arts and Sciences throws first Ugly Sweater Party

According to organizer Kathryn Watkins, more than 75 students attended the Ugly Sweater Party on Dec. 9. Students roasted S’mores over an open fire,...

Holi Festival in pictures

Students celebrate the traditional Indian festival of colors on Wednesday with colored chalk, music and dancing.

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.

Fitness center unchanged despite growing athlete numbers

Scott Kilgallon started advocating for a bigger weight room for athletes when he became Webster University’s athletic director four years ago. The fitness center...

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.

Campus Activities hosts ‘Black-Tie’ Casino Night at University Center

Prizes at Casino Night included essential oil diffusers, vacuum cleaners, a flat-screen TV and Nintendo Switch. Students got the chance to dress up to the...

Figure drawing models strip in the name of art

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

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.”

Going through “The Grind”

Webster University student Max Friedman was one of 250 submitted short LGBTQ plays for the BRIEFS Festival. His play about love and the art of communication was one of those chosen and was directed by Conservatory assistant professor Gad Guterman.

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.

Student Elspeth Furey decorates Pearson House for Halloween

Elspeth Furey decorated the Pearson House in an "Alice in Wonderland" theme. As a kid, Elspeth Furey was not a fan of Halloween. The...

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 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,...