Sunday, January 16, 2022

Webster alumni Andy Compton places in semifinals in Academy Nicholl Fellowship for Screenwriting

Andy Compton credits his personal life experiences as inspirations for his two scripts, "Bellyache" and "Suplex." Webster School of Communications alumni Andy Compton placed in...

Campus clubs share post-pandemic outlook

Emma Kramer is the president of operations for Delta Phi Epsilon and said participation was low during COVID-19. "I think we are all itching...

Alumni Justin Bailey opens exhibition at Webster University’s Hunt Gallery

"Traces I was here" was the Hunt Gallery's first in-person exhibition since the pandemic. THe reception took place on Sept. 17. On Friday, Sept....

Jim Obergefell talks activism at Webster’s first Speaker Series of the year

Jim Obergefell spoke to webster students on Sept. 20 at the Loretto Hilton Center. The 2015 Supreme Court case Obergefell v. Hodges effectively legalized...

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...

Webster student Fahima Band Ali fundraises for Afghan refugees

Fahima Band Ali said moving to the United States from another country is difficult. She immigrated to the U.S. in 2017 and is now...

Webster student Anika Wagner places third at National Irish Dance Competition

Anika Wagner noticed an Irish dancing school when she was just 7 years old. Now, she is setting her sights on placing in the...

Dean of Students encourages on-campus involvement

During Welcome Weekend, dean of students John Buck gave a presentation to incoming students. He encouraged them to join at least one organization on...

Webster students enjoy in-person connection at ‘Comeback Tour’

Webster University hosted the "Comeback Tour" as students returned to campus. Students like Leah Dwyer believed the in-person atmosphere helped bring a sense of...

Stress Relief Week events met with low student turnout

No students signed up to attend Human iPod Night during stress relief week, and only a handful attended the nail painting event. Student event...

Conservatory produces ‘Urinetown: The Musical’

"Urinetown: The Musical" ran from April 29 through May 3. COVID-19 caused challenges as the Conservatory prepared for the musical, but it also presented...

Q&A: Webster business owners hopeful for return to normal after pandemic

Three business owners in Webster Groves reflect on how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted their businesses. One year after the COVID-19 pandemic halted normal...

Stephanie Beatriz closes out the Virtual Headliner Series

Stephanie Beatriz spoke with Webster students virtually on April 12. The "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" star talked about representing LGBTQ+ and Latina communities in entertainment. On April...

Dance major learns to spread his wings at Webster

David Porras struggled as he grew up, but finally feels like he can be himself at Webster. Butterflies are beautiful, yet they cannot see their...

‘Stories of Resistance’ resonates with students, seeks global connections

"Stories of Resistance" at the St. Louis Contemporary Art Museum resonated with Webster student Keshon Duke. The exhibition highlights a global view of resistance. Webster...

Laumeier Sculpture Park hosts virtual Conversation Series

Jenny Kendler is an environmental activist and ecological artist. She recently took part in Laumeier Sculpture Park's virtual Conversation Series. Laumeier Sculpture Park hosted the...