Monday, October 3, 2022

AUDIO SLIDESHOW: Webster Groves churches host vigil, support same-sex marriage

Local congregations gathered on Monday, March 26 to pray for a ruling in favor of marriage equality from the U.S. Supreme Court this week. The U.S. Supreme Court will hear the oral arguments of two cases that could change federal laws concerning same-sex marriage on Tuesday and Wednesday, March 26-27.

Head Women’s Basketball Coach reflects on senior leadership

The Journal sat down with Head Women’s Basketball Coach Jordan Olufson and asked where the team stands and if he could reflect on the two seniors on the team — guard Kaliann Rikard and forward Courtney Pursley.

Webster community reflects on Peter Sargent’s impact

“Peter left a legacy, a precious gift we must preserve, nurture and grow,” President Julian Schuster said. “He defined art at Webster: flamboyant yet...

AUDIO: Alash ensemble of Tuvan throat singers performs at Webster

Alash ensemble shares ancient singing technique of Tuvan throat singing. Tuvan throat singers can sing up to four pitches at one time.

Webster soccer alumni game brings back Gorlok tradition at Soccer Park

The alumni of the Webster University men's soccer program remember playing there home games as early as 1985. The current gorlok team defeated the alumni team 6-5 but allowed all five goals in the second half.

Jason Kander makes case to fellow ‘millennials’ during Webster visit

Current Missouri Secretary of State and Democratic nominee for senate Kander spoke at the Winifred Moore Auditorium Tuesday. According to Kander, who is 35, he is the first millennial to be elected to statewide office in the U.S.

Late professor is guiding light for Theatre Department

Former Webster University Professor and Alumna Marita Woodruff’s 35-year-lamp and 25-year black chair were returned to Webster’s Conservatory of Theatre Arts department.

AUDIO SLIDESHOW: Sisters of Loretto protest fracking, protect land

The Sisters of Loretto denied a plan to lay a pipeline under the grounds of the Sisters of Loretto Motherhouse. The pipeline will instead be directed through a neighboring county.

Eliot Wilde, freshman, continues love for guitar

Click to hear one of Eliot's songs Freshman Eliot Wilde started playing guitar through the Childbloom program at age five. “It wasn’t my decision to start,”...

AUDIO:Student recites personal poem at African American Read-In

This year’s African American Read-in inspired one student leader to present her own literature as well as her favorite poets.

VIDEO: Westboro Baptist protest at Clayton High School

Counter-protesters from schools in the St. Louis area gathered in front of Clayton High School as Westboro Baptist protested the school's practices.

AUDIO: Professor Bill Sharpe discusses his debut novel, a twisted take on girl meets...

Professor Bill Sharpe has jumped from politics all the way to film making and teaching. But his newest undertaking has him writing a feature length novel which he describes as girl meets boy "and then it's just murder."

A look at Webster’s ‘Adorn Or Disfigure’ art show

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GIpZAUMp7J8   Student David Pulphus has 7 art pieces at Webster's Student Art Show, Adorn Or Disfigure. One of his pieces talks about discrimination in society...

VIDEO: Webster University student Jim Miles releases seven albums in seven months

Senior computer science major Jim Miles uses mostly his laptop and a keyboard to record his music. Influenced by artists of the 1960s and '70s, Miles has released a new album digitally on the first of each month since May 2012.

Greenville downs Gorloks for first conference loss

Webster came into their rematch against Greenville College 9-0, they left with their first conference loss of the season.

AUDIO: Webster Groves congregation wants to change homosexual policy for Boy Scouts of America...

Members of First Congregational Church of Webster Groves want Troop 301, the Boy Scout of American troop they sponsor, to run under the church’s policies. They are open and affirming to homosexuals, while BSA is still exclusive.