Saturday, April 10, 2021

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.

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...

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.

Webster promotes global Red Card Campaign

Nearly one in three women are victims of physical or sexual violence in their lifetime. Webster University is involved in a campaign seeking to...

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 partners with ARDN in moderating third Women of the Diaspora Summit

The third summit focused on mental health, discrimination and the Red Card Campaign. Last Thursday, Chancellor Elizabeth Stroble and Jameca Woody-Cooper participated in the third...

Transgender actress Dominique Jackson shares struggle to find acceptance

"I was so determined to prove I wasn't this abomination everybody said I was," Jackson said at the Oct. 17 fall headliners event. From fleeing...

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.

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...

Game design program earns state’s No. 1 spot

Webster's Game Design program was ranked No. 1 in Missouri. Senior Zach Ridings was glad to see the program turn around after students reported...

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...

WebsterVOTES helps Webster earn title of Voter Friendly Campus

Junior Charlie Sturr said WebsterVOTES helped them register to vote their freshman year. "I think due to WebsterVOTES, students are reminded of how important...

Study Abroad office ‘cautiously optimisic’ about fall return

Virtually no students were able to study at different campuses during the 2020-2021 academic year. However, Webster is hopeful that Study Abroad options will...

Webster seeks Student Ambassadors

For student Haley Emelko, being a student ambassador is a chance to represent the chancellor and the university. Emelko also says ambassadors act as...

Forensics and Debate team places sixth Nationally, Daniela Piazzi named All American

The Forensics and Debate team won 22 awards at the Pi Kappa Delta tournament. Team member Daniela Piazzi used the competition to talk about...