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.

Webster’s Indian culture club Sangam brings Indian light festival to campus

Sangam, Webster's newest club, brought traditional Indian food, clothing and activities to campus to celebrate India's celebrated holiday, Diwali.

Philosophy Coalition back after five years of inactivity

The Philosophy Coalition is back in business. On March 30, the coalition will host the 13th Annual Philosophy Conference in Sunnen Lounge.

Leiden students work to solve international ‘crisis’ at model UN

LEIDEN, Netherlands - The Webster University Leiden delegation returned from Munapest — Model United Nations (UN) of Budapest — short on sleep, but experienced on collaboration to solve a diplomatic crisis.

VIDEO: Webster hosts its first Global Game Day to promote cultural exachanges

Webster University hosted its first Global Game Day April 6, organized by five different organizations on campus. The event was held to help International students and students who want to discover culture meet each other.

Webster student heals through yoga

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

A radical educational change

Webster University senior Jesse Smith joins St. Louis student organization for progressive students, which seeks to make changes in the education system.

Culture Chat seeks to increase inclusion on campus

The biweekly event Culture Chat encourages students to get to know their fellow diverse students and develop new friendships.

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,...

Welcome back, Gorloks!

"It always makes me feel welcome. I feel more like I am home here." Students taking part in campus activities during their first week of...

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.

A new creative outlet

The cast and crew of last semester’s production of Rocky Horror Picture Show collaborated this semester to create a new club called P!NG: A Performing Arts Collective, a club that aims to provide a creative outlet for Webster students.

P!NG performance showcases student talents

Webster University’s P!NG: A Peforming Arts Collective produced its first show since receiving the approval to become an official club. After discussing at weekly meetings what the club’s first official event would be, the club decided to hold a cabaret titled “Great Expectations.”

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.

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. 

An ‘Open Wound’ that keeps on bleeding

Author Vicken Cheterian discusses the aftermath of the Armenian Genocide of 1915 in his new book, "Open Wounds."