Friday, August 19, 2022

Webster Students Research Bees and the Community Through Shutterbee

If you live in St. Louis and have a backyard (or access to a local park), you can become a citizen scientist. By Charlotte...

Daughter of Webster University’s first black student shares mother’s story

Webster's first African-American graduate underwent struggles with the Catholic community as well as national segregation issues.

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.

VIDEO: Middle Ground: A conversation between an Israeli and a Palestinian

The constant threat of terror between Israel and Palestine is an ancient matter Webster University students Hanan Rahman, a Palestinian-American, and Daniel Movitz, a...

Illegal trash dumping in South St. Louis is causing harm to minorities

According to a report titled “Environmental Racism in St. Louis,” illegal trash dumping in St. Louis happens in areas with majority Black or minority...

Coldwater Creek suspected cancers are relentless, say members of the surrounding community

What if a fire burned only 600 ft. away from toxic waste? What if this was your community? There is a fire burning underground in...

How the new Omicron variant affects 2022 study abroad plans

The Office of Study Abroad plans the spring 2022 semester study abroad trips to move forward. Students, however, are wondering if Omicron may change...

MULTIMEDIA: Webster University students ‘live in poverty’ at Heifer Ranch, live in homes without...

Ten Webster University students spent half of their fall break in Arkansas in a poverty simulation to learn about world hunger. They slept in homes that exemplified poverty in different countries. They promised to pass on what they learned.

Webster professor Bill Barrett dies after battle with pancreatic cancer.

Webster University photography professor Bill Barrett died yesterday at 2:30. His wife, Laurel Hayes, shared the news of his death on CaringBridge. Barrett has...

Photo Series: Inmates protest at St. Louis City Justice Center

On April 5, inmates at the City Justice Center in St. Louis protested. They broke windows and chanted as people gathered on the street...

COVID-19 inspires need for animal companionship

Crestwood Animal Shelter broke its record for cat adoptions in 2020 with 103 cats adopted. Sarah Deneau, a pet foster parent and a supporter of...

Webster plans COVID-19 vaccination clinics

Webster students, along with the Webster community, can sign up to be vaccinated at the Luhr Building on April 24 or April 29. Webster...

NCAA Div-III to Reduce Punishment for Positive Drug Tests

Division III officials hope the rule change will encourage athletes to return to athletics, school after serving their suspensions.

Webster faculty helps vaccinate St. Louis community

Nursing Professor Mary Ann Drake looked at her patient after vaccinating them against COVID-19. The patient had tears in her eyes; she was a...

Webster organizes vaccine opportunities for students

Webster will be bussing residential students to The Dome April 15 and 16. The school will then host a clinic for other students, faculty...

Black history is deeply rooted in formation of Meacham Park in Kirkwood

Meacham Park is a historically black community, but most of the current residents don't know much about the area's past, according to Darren K. Smotherson.

Second opportunity for relief funds available

Students need to apply by March 31 to be considered for the funds. Time is ticking for Webster students to cash in on the Higher...