Wednesday, September 28, 2022

DOCUMENT: Provost moves into university-owned home

Nearly one year after Webster University purchased the two-story house at 8376 Big Bend Blvd., the property has a new tenant. Provost, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Julian Schuster was expected to move into the residence on Sept. 1, 2013, and is the only listed occupant.

VIDEO: Henna tattoos, hair braids and international food at iFest

Student Cora McNeese was tattooed with Mehndi henna art for the first time and student Jess Moslander tried food from Ecuador she'd never had before.

VIDEO: Students Craft Symbols of Genitalia, Discuss Gender Inequality

A small group of Webster students turned glitter glue, markers, and feathers into a spider web, a sun, and a little man in a boat; symbols to represent their vaginas.

Moms Demand Action fights for stricter gun laws in Missouri

Erica Jones’s daughter was murdered in a drive-by shooting. Then she took a stand against gun violence.

Hockey Club set to start at Webster in fall 2014

Two Webster students found Hockey Club, which is set to start play in fall 2014

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: Three former Webster students remembered with music

Terry Jackson, Kirk Cappello and Tony Saputo were three young musicians doing what they loved — creating music and enjoying life — when they tragically died in a 1991 plane crash. Their families are keeping their memories alive through scholarship.

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."

VIDEO: Surfacing holds first Cabaret

“Gender-bender” theme of Surfacing Theatre's Cabaret allows students to perform songs sung by opposite sex.

MULTIMEDIA: 2011 administrator base pay increases, bonuses outpace associate and full-time professors’ average...

Six administrators also received bonuses. That same year, associate and full-time professors received average pay increases of 2.36 percent and 2.90 percent, respectively

St. Louis couples marry as an act of protest

Cupcakes and pride flags were passed out on the steps of St. Louis City Hall the week of Oct. 12. Lot's Wife Trans and...

VIDEO: Mother of death row inmate speaks at speaker series

Vera Thomas maintains the innocence of her son, death row inmate Reginald Clemons, during the Death Penalty Speaker Series. Clemons was accused of the murder of two teenage girls in 1991, and has been on death row since 1993.

VIDEO: School of Communications Hosts Internship Expo

A video production major at Webster University is on the search for an Internship. What better place is there to go to network with companies? The internship expo.

Webster University’s renovated communication building nears completion

Webster professors hope the Sverdrup construction will soon near completion and allow students to work together in the new building.

Farmer discusses benefits of grass-fed cattle

Mike Weseman, cattle farmer, said it was difficult to let his cows go when the time finally came to take them to the butcher. Although it is a more expensive option, Weseman advocates for grass-fed cattle.

Webster Wrap Up: Feb. 21, 2019

A Webster archivist finds blackface in old yearbooks, a student pulls a fake gun and knife at a SGA meeting, and more on this edition of Webster Wrap Up.