Campus Life

Webster community weigh in on pros and cons of pursuing specialized degrees

A big debate in higher education is about getting a broad degree for more job opportunities or a more specific degree that is closer to what someone wants to specialize in for the rest of their lives.

Webster University celebrates student backgrounds at Encountering Differences Film Festival

The differences between borders were the theme of a new film festival called the Encountering Differences Film Festival that brought together students from around the world.

SGA approves new ceramics club

Carrie Juenger was not allowed to have a horse when she was a child. Now, she is determined to have 1,000 horses.

Webster class washes away their senses at FLOAT STL

Lying down in a closed tank of water in silence for 90 minutes is the basis of what local FLOAT STL does. However, its salted water has become a popular mainstay for the way it relieves tension and relaxes the body and mind.

Making the most of a degree in the arts

Webster University alumna Dion Allison works at Paint with a Twist, teaches art at an elementary school, pursues her Masters online and raises four children. She has no regrets that she graduated with a degree that has her working two jobs.

Japanese School celebrates new year

The sound of drums kicked off the new year celebration held by the St. Louis Japanese Language School in Grant Gym Saturday, January 21.

Gospel choir director strengthens faith in wake of cancer battle

Webster University junior Robert Richardson believes a moment of clarity is all it takes for a life to change. That moment of clarity came while Richardson laid in a hospital bed, four years ago.

Webster Dance Club welcomes all

The Dance Club at Webster University gives students the chance to learn and practice dance. The club consists of dance majors and minors as of now, but any Webster student is welcome.

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.

Muslim students find acceptance at Webster

Muslim students Sajeda Issa and Zubair Meo have found Webster University to be a welcoming campus. Both students said people in the United States have been friendly to them.

Webster’s Interdisciplinary Science Building’s (ISB) final beam in place

The Webster community signed the last steel beam of the ISB. the ISB represents a significant investment in science, technology, engineering, mathematics (STEM) fields. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TwPd7XAmtJA

YouTube star Todrick Hall takes the stage at Eden Seminary

Todrick Hall first came to the public eye as a contestant on American Idol. Now, he is a sensation on YouTube and Broadway performer. Sponsored by the MCISA, Hall performed for students at Eden Seminary.

New Gospel Choir on campus

Read more about the choir here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Osyeox30jFU

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.

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.”

Saturday Night Live regular Aidy Bryant performs at Webster’s Community Music School

Students gathered in the Community Music School and laughed along with Saturday Night Live regular Aidy Bryant as the fall headliner. Bryant performed with College Humor veteran Streeter Seidell on Sept. 8.

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