Sunday, January 16, 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.

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...

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...

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.

Kyle Luzynski advocates for a vegan diet to combat climate change

Kyle Luzynski aims to make the Midwest vegan by 2056 through his work as the executive director of Project Animal Freedom. When Kyle Luzynski was...

Glaciers in the Arctic are melting, and it’s going to affect you

Randall Hyman, an adjunct professor at Webster, is also a photographer who has documented the Arctic. He said changes in the Arctic could be...

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...

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...

Webster University’s dean of students responds to student protests

John Buck, the dean of students at Webster University, said his door is open for students who want to discuss issues they may be...

St. Louis Thies Farm & Market struggles to shift to climate friendly tractors

Thies Farm & Market's Darrell Thies said solar and electric tractor options are too expensive for the business. Darrell Thies of Thies Farm &...

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.

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...

Webster’s top-ranked Study Abroad program back in full swing

Webster University's Study Abroad department recently hosted a "Global Food Tour" at Marletto's Marketplace. The event was to help raise awareness for the program...

Brief: Gleich Honors College event

A webster student interviewed international correspondent Jim Bittermann as part of a Gleich Honors College event. On Oct. 26, Webster student Jordyn Grimes interviewed...

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...