Thursday, May 19, 2022

Webster Gorlok named one of Buzzfeed’s weirdest mascots

Webster was one of 23 university mascots from across the United States to make Buzzfeed's Weirdest Mascot list.

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...

VIDEO: The Ghost that Haunts Webster University’s Loretto Hall

Webster alumni and current employee Billy Ratz tells of his experiences with a ghost on the top floor of Loretto Hall.

Student Elspeth Furey decorates Pearson House for Halloween

Elspeth Furey decorated the Pearson House in an "Alice in Wonderland" theme. As a kid, Elspeth Furey was not a fan of Halloween. The...

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.

Niel DeVasto: Grandfather of the Gorloks

Outgoing Sports Information Director Niel DeVasto has spent his professional life dedicated to Webster University. He helped start Webster's athletic program and form the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

Remembering Terry, Kirk and Tony

The families of Terry Jackson, Kirk Cappello and Tony Saputo reflect on their time with the three before their tragic deaths.

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...

Speech & Debate Gorlok Gala held virtually for second year

Webster University's Speech & Debate has hosted the Gorlok Gala every year since 1998. What began as the brainchild of two Webster coaches over two...

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...

Student describes Thailand with three words

Study abroad student Macy Salama talks about her first impressions of Thailand.

Guest vocal instructor Christine Brewer starts Residency Week at Webster

Vocal instructor Christine Brewer is a Grammy-award-winning Opera singer. Her residency week at webster started on Feb. 28, with a recital on March 4....

Professor publishes book on LGBTQ+ relationships

Webster adjunct professor Andrea Miller explores the relationships of gender and sexual minorities, that are not often researched, in a newly released book. In...

Q&A: Webster alumna Calamity West on working in the arts

Webster University alumna Calamity West received a $25,000 grant from the 3Arts organization for her talent as a playwright, a skill she credits to her Alma mater. In this interview with The Journal, she discusses the award and her experiences working as an artist.

Local Elementary Students Pull “Wagon Train of Food” to Fight Hunger

Second-and-third-graders from The college School delivered over 3,000 nonperishable food items to Emmanuel Episcopal Food Ministry on Nov. 19. The sun was shining. The...

Lara, Elizabeth Teeter bring talents to “The Little Mermaid”

Muny CEO, Denny Reagan says for the Teeter family, acting is in the genes.