Sunday, September 26, 2021

#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.

‘Whose Streets?’ hits home for Webster students

"Whose streets?" Webster students reflect on post-Ferguson documentary.

Webster’s Conservatory – What happens behind the scenes

Get a behind the scene look at how The Conservatory produces a show. From designing the set, to making the costumes; everything it took to make "As You Like It."

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 student premieres film at international film festival

Maalik Shakoor's first paying acting job was in a Missouri Lottery commercial. Now, he has just premiered his short film "He Who Listens" at the St. Louis International Film Festival.

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.

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.

Peter Sargent, founder of Conservatory, receives lifetime achievement award

Peter Sargent has dedicated his life to teaching design since he founded the Conservatory in 1967.

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 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 student heals through yoga

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

Students share experiences of Greyhound bus transportation

Akhmab Islomoe got his first views of American on a Greyhound bus, while Vincent Vega was inconvenienced by a Greyhound bus.

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.

Student delegate Natalie Fuller trades Illinois for international

LEIDEN, Netherlands - From Metro-east to far-east, Natalie Fuller traveled to Budapest with the Webster Leiden delegation to take part in a simulated experience to solve diplomatic matters.

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.

Drag performers bring story time to Emerson Library

Three drag queens came to Webster University's Emerson Library April 23 to read stories and dance along to hit songs with children and their parents.