Tuesday, August 3, 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.

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...

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.

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.

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...

Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund II deadline extended

Students now have until April 15 at 11:59 p.m. to apply for the federal grant. On April 7, Webster University sent an email to...

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.

St. Louis residents protest conditions at St. Louis Justice Center

The "INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY" demonstration, which took place on April 19, drew nearly 50 protesters. The attendees chanted for better prison conditions and...

Tina Turner nominated for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

You would be hard-pressed to find a more iconic name in music than Tina Turner, the ‘70s and ‘80s legend often hailed as the...

Changes coming to Vehicle Stop Report to prevent inaccuracies

The 2020 Vehicle Stops Report will include data on residential zip code of pulled-over drivers.  In previous years, the Webster Groves Police Department (WGPD)...

UPDATED: Webster Groves police officer charged with alleged sexual abuse of a female officer

Officer Eric Davis, 37, "aggressively shoved" his hand down a fellow officer's pants according to court documents.  A Webster Groves Police Officer was charged with...

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 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...

Webster targeted by scam email

The Webster Information Technology Staff alerted students to the phishing attempt on Jan. 21. Webster University students and faculty were the targets of another phishing...