Campus Life

Webster students share favorite black historical figures for Black History Month

From revolutionary Nelson Mandela to athlete Michael Jordan, students at Webster Univeristy share the historical figure from black history that have stuck with them.

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.

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."

Film Series features Webster alumna films

The Webster University Film Series hosted The Show Me State Filmmakers Showcase Screening at the Winifred Moore Auditorium on Thursday, featuring films by recent graduates of Webster’s film program.

Talking green issues over coffee

Webster University Sustainability Coordinator Kelsey Wingo said that “going green” is not always easy. She created a space where students, faculty and staff talk about the environmental issues going on in the world.

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.

Poet spreads cultural diversity and identity through spoken word

Kane Smego sees poetry as an art form. He said it is a way to connect and convey emotions.

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.

10 years after the storm

The night before Hurricane Katrina hit the southern United States in 2005, journalist Jarvis DeBerry joined his colleagues in the building of the New...

Webster students and faculty celebrate the Chinese New Year

Webster’s Confucius Institute hosted a celebration of Chinese culture for the seventh year in Sunnen Lounge Feb. 12 to commemorate the Chinese New Year.

Lifestyle Spotlight: Webster club teaches self defense

Webster University students Timotius Gunawan, Dalton Edwards and Christopher Austin share one belief: everyone should learn how to defend themselves. They are currently teaching others to do this through their new organization, the Webster Self-Defense Club.

Trio performs Vignettes from Russia and France

The sounds of the violin, clarinet and piano filled the air on Feb. 2 as Jeanine York-Garesche, Alison Rolf and Nancy Mayo performed a brief concert for a small audience in the Thompson concert hall.

Webster Forensics and Debate team begins new year with success

Webster University’s Forensics and Debate Team started 2016 with multiple wins at a competition hosted by John Brown University and the University of Oklahoma. Among the...

Trio band Time For Three to perform for Community Music School’s 90th anniversary celebration

Time For Three (TFT) will be performing in St. Louis for the first time. They are here to help the Community Music School (CMS) of Webster University celebrate 90 years of music education. Their concert is March 31 at 7 p.m. in the CMS.

Repertory tackles themes of race, peace activism in spring season

The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis Spring Production Schedule.

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.

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