Thursday, March 4, 2021

Alumnus creates, manages St. Louis Big Band

Recent Webster grad Ryan Sheehan revives the big band era in St. Louis. He founded and manages The St. Louis Big Band, a group that performs music reminiscent of the Great Depression-era Tommy Dorsey and Benny Goodman Orchestras.

Maggie Hake: Living in Leiden, Leiden becomes home

Study abroad student Maggie Hake talks about the schooling and campus life in Leiden and describes her happiness of feeling at home in her new location.

Acme’s traditional printing gives work character

Local Webster Groves business Acme Printers-Lithographers has operated as a family affair in its location since 1973, maintaining traditional printing methods despite the digital advancements of the trade.

Group aims to increase awareness of pro-choice movement

A Webster student carries an ultrasound photo of her unborn fetus in her wallet. She was only 17 when she made her decision to become pro-choice and have an abortion.

Webster University grad to appear on Food Network’s ‘Worst Cooks in America’

The Food Network’s “meet the recruits” webpage says Glazer is a “disaster when cooking with oil.” The reference is due to an incident involving a potato pancake, hot oil and a fire in his parent’s kitchen.

‘Other Desert Cities’ Daughter resurfaces her family’s secret

In The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis' upcoming production, "Other Desert Cities," Brooke Wyeth (Celeste Ciulla) comes home with a manuscript full of her family's private matters. She is forced to decide if she will pursue publication against her parents' wishes, meanwhile learning of more secrets than are contained in the pages of her book.

Alex Wilking: Navigating the city of fog, ‘Tardiness does not even exist’

Finding a balance between studying and traveling

Student performs for one year with U.S. Air Force

In one year of Webster University student David Butler’s military service, he traveled to more than 60 countries with an elite Air Force talent unit, Tops in Blue.

Photography professor Susan Stang captures her story through photos

Photography professor Susan Stang showcases her new portfolio titled ‘Chasing Serendipity’

Webster University serves with St. Louis Homeless Winter Outreach Team for MLK Day

ebster University's Multicultural Center and International Student Affairs office celebrated MLK Day of service by helping the St. Louis Homeless Winter Outreach Team (WO) prepare lunch for the homeless.

Students help recreate Beatles rooftop concert

The Beatles tribute band, Abbey Road Warriors, plays classics on the library’s rooftop patio for the 45th anniversary of the Jan. 30, 1969 rooftop concert.

Student describes Thailand with three words

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

Alex Wilking: Navigating the city of fog

Jet-legged and sleep-deprived, student describes his culture shock abroad

Maggie Hake: Living in Leiden

Having previously never left the U.S., a gorlok visits four countries in a month

Conservatory short on costume designers

Decrease in costume designers has left sophomore costume design major Ruth Tully with more mannequins than classmates

Proposed hockey club tries to score recognition

Two students are in the process of bringing ice hockey to Webster University, but will they attract enough interest to convince the Student Government Association to become a recognized group at Webster?