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.

The Repertory celebrates 50 years

The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis was founded in 1966 and has changed names, stages, directors and ways of performing as it honors its fiftieth season.

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...

Birth of the giant W

Each year during freshman orientation week, staff and students from all walks of life come together to form a giant W on the quad—a tradition which has had a short history at Webster, and requires careful planning to execute.

Randy Holmes Quintet performs at Winifred Moore

The Randy Holmes Quintet, a five-person jazz ensemble, performed Monday, Jan. 25 at Webster. The performance brought jazz lovers and students from around the area to the Winifred Moore Auditorium to listen to the group’s arrangement in the first concert of the Spring season. Frontman Randy Holmes has been playing jazz for over 40 years.

First international student graduates from Conservatory

Jaemin Shin, from Korea, will be the first international student to graduate from both the Dramaturgy program and the Conservatory.

Webster holds annual Gorlok Gala

Webster University held the eighteenth annual Gorlok Gala during the weekend of Jan. 29. The forensics and debate tournament welcomed 41 schools from 20 states for a competitive, educational and social forensic experiences.

Webster assistant professor Lisa Brunette releases new app “Sender Unknown: Into the Woods”

Lisa Brunette writes and releases new "text based adventure" app to positive reviews.

Webster University Gospel Choir express faith through song

Every Tuesday and Friday, the Webster University Gospel Choir meets in the presentation room at the University Center to practice for concerts they hope will spread the teachings of Jesus Christ.

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.

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.

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.

Get back into writing with the Writers’ Coalition

"I thought it would be beneficial for students to have their own space outside of deadlines and other expectations to share their writing,” Maria...

Virtual Headliner Series committed to bringing diverse perspectives

Michael Steele, who has worked with The Lincoln Project, will be the second person to visit Webster as part of the Spring 2021 Virtual...

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. 

Webster to hold two-day conference on diversity

Webster University will begin its "Embracing Diversity and Inclusion: Critical Conversations" conference on Feb. 29 and ending on March 1.

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...