Sunday, February 28, 2021

St. Louis nun relives Civil Rights march

Dressed in their black and white habits, Sister Antona Ebo of the St. Mary Franciscan order and Sister Ann Christopher of the Loretto order in St. Louis walked into Selma, Alabama knowing the threats that lay ahead of them.

Dance Club salsas, tangos, swings way to Wichita

Friends Antonio Sanchez, a sophomore philosophy major, and Mariah Nadler, a sophomore creative writing major, walked into the dance studio nervous, but excited to learn some new moves. They’ve been talking about learning ballroom dance, but never found a good opportunity until Feb. 13 at the Valentine’s Day ballroom dance lessons event.

Back to school

When Tarah Flanagan walks into her classes at Webster University, she knows exactly how her students feel — it wasn’t long ago that she was in their place.

Up in the air

Joselyn Simms pulls herself onto a trapeze hanging above a tile floor in Satori Gallery. She bites her lip in concentration, making a concerted effort to breathe as she begins to spin, flip and dive, striking graceful poses.
Student practices ancient Middle Eastern art of belly dancing

Embodying a Culture

Webster Student practices the ancient Middle Eastern art of belly dancing.

Webster celebrates Chinese New Year

By Alex Brandt Webster students were introduced not only to professors from the Confucius Institute, but also to the mythical man-eating dragon Nian during the...

Fox Theatre Foundation awards Dance Department $2,500

By Andrea Sisney Kirkwood High School physical education and dance teacher Lieschen Fink said she has had a lifelong goal to promote dance and fitness...

Dancers hold tournament for trip

By Andrea Sisney The thud of foam balls making solid contact with a dancer’s body reverberated across Grant Gymnasium as he hit the floorboards. His...

Trio dedicates performance to black composers

Before he played “Overjoyed” in honor of Wonder, its original perfomer to conclude the Black History Month concert on February 7, he noted this song was from the heart.

‘The Rite’ just seems wrong

"The Rite" starts out with great promise, but it ends with little payoff.

Black History Month: Hayes reflects on 1960s movement

When civil rights became a national topic during the ’60s, the students of Webster University helped play a role in the movement in St. Louis.

Freshman gives testimonial through Christian rapping

Mendoza then thought to put a beat under the poem. Tyler's influence Mendoza went to the studio to record the poem, which was also his first Christian rap song, "Conversion," about him converting to Christianity. "Conversion" became popular among his friends and Mendoza created a total of 12 rap singles.

‘Out There’ Wear: Students show off strange fashion

By Andrea Sisney When Shaunise Frazier talks about her roommate to other Webster University students, the reaction is almost always the same. “Normally when I describe...

RA, student is expectant mother

When Xavier Garcia found out his daughter, Angie Garcia, was pregnant seven months ago, he was so disappointed he wouldn’t talk to her for two weeks

Students enter photos in annual contest

Cara Longo, a senior photography major, looked at her collection of photographs, all potential entries for the Juried Show. As she made her final...

VIDEO: Gorlok goes green

Students in Free Enterprise constructed a plastic bottle Gorlok on Sunday, Nov. 14 on the Quad.