Monday, May 16, 2022

Tiny house, big living

Webster University student Meghan Panu wanted to learn what it is like to live small. She seeks to learn by constructing her own small, mobile house with a lot of support.

VIDEO: Webster students protest in Washington D.C.

Protesting the extension of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, three Webster students and an alumna travel 14 hours to Washington D.C. in hopes of getting the attention of President Obama.

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...

VIDEO: Underwater concert rocks Webster’s pool

“For me, a musical instrument is something that can be an extension of your body, of your mind, and so they had to have that characteristic,” said Artistic Director Rich O’Donnell. Click to read more about the instruments he used at the underwater concert.

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.

St. Louis streets torn by economic ruin and violence

Kendell McCline saw his dad murdered on the street in front his housing project. McCline said he would see a lot of shootings and killings before he decided to put up his own gun.

VIDEO: Education Majors Prepare for Exceptionalities in the Classroom

Students tied handkerchiefs over their eyes tried to cross streets, open doors and drink from water fountains on campus.

Former East St. Louis police chief combats gun violence

Michael Hubbard knows how a bullet sounds flying past his head. Despite any dangers he has faced, he loves his city of East St. Louis.

VIDEO: Student struggles with 6-year-old sister’s leukemia diagnosis

Freshman volleyball player Emily Stafford tells of the struggles she and her family face in the wake of her 6-year-old sister’s diagnosis with leukemia.

Shrewsbury local hosts park party to bring community together

Caitlyn Reynolds knew something had to be done for local businesses during the COVID-19 shutdowns. Her solution? Park parties. On Saturday, Sept. 25,  Caitlin Reynolds...

VIDEO: Women’s soccer team stunned by Greenville in SLIAC semis

The Webster women's soccer team fell to Greenville College for only the second time in 12 years in the SLIAC semifinals.

VIDEO: Freshman softball star Rachel Franck dedicates season to younger brother

Freshman softball standout Rachel Franck leads the Gorloks in batting average and ERA. She’s playing this season with a heavy heart and for a higher purpose, as her younger brother, Danny Franck, died of cancer in February.

VIDEO: Webster University Fitness Center Begins ‘Work It To Win It’

Does a mystery prize make students want to work out more?

VIDEO: On Air: Webster alumna Ashley Elzinga lives out dream as radio DJ

DJ personality Lux, a Webster alumna, is the only female host at 105.7 The Point. She found her calling for radio in second grade.

VIDEO: Dealing with Stress as a College Student

A life development counselor at Webster University describes methods for students to handle stress.