Monday, August 2, 2021

The Confucius Institute celebrates Chinese Near Year

The Confucius Institute celebrated this year's Chinese New Year with a speech from a Chinese-American writer and heavy metal musician and musical performances by the St. Louis Language Immersion School.

VIDEO: Gorloks win 7 in a row, but lose streak with loss in doubleheader

Webster faced MacMurrary College twice on April 10. Great pitching and timely hitting has helped the Webster University baseball team win seven of its last eight games.

VIDEO: Young Gorloks seek redemption for women’s soccer

No seniors will hopefully not cause a problem this year for the Webster women's soccer team. The senior-less squad is out to recapture a conference crown after last year's upset to Greenville College.

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.

VIDEO: President Stroble, faculty discuss favorite African-American authors

MCISA's African-American Read-In event was part of the national campaign, which is in its 23rd year.

VIDEO: Sand volleyball court replaces demolished Kirk House

A $20,000 court was approved for construction a day after the idea was proposed.

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.

“March for Our Lives” organizer’s friend shot two weeks into planning

One of the organizer's best friend was killed two weeks into the planning of the St. Louis "March for Our Lives." The shooting was what "hit the nail in the head."

VIDEO: African Night

By Dameena Cox (Webster Groves, MO – Nov. 24 , 2010) - The sound of beating drums filled the Sunnen Lounge at Webster University. ...

VIDEO: Webster student named on Gay Straight Alliance “20 Under 20” list

Sophomore political science major Maggie Hake was named to the list that acknowledges those who promote LGBTQ acceptance. Hake was nominated by her friend, Webster junior Erin Coleman.

A look at the International Friendship Program

Webster's International Friendship Program gives the community an opportunity to develop friendships with international students. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_BnAM3PV8Qo

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

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

VIDEO: Student with Hearing Trouble Benefits From Assistive Technology Services

Hearing impaired student Megan Moore says Webster has done an excellent job accommodating her needs.

Webster hires Simone Cummings as Walker business dean

Simone Cummings will be Webster's first African-American female dean.

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.