Monday, February 6, 2023

Employees feel impact of mandatory furlough day

Staff members affected by the mandatory furlough will have reduced pay for the next eight weeks. All U.S. Webster University administrators and staff took a...

Student-loan forgiveness: are you keeping up with the latest?

The Biden administration’s student-loan forgiveness program is now before the Supreme Court, with a ruling expected from the high court sometime this year. Last...

Webster University places “books on trial”

Every year, book lovers across the world dedicate the last week of September to celebrating and raising awareness of banned books. The event, known...

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...

Shoppers turn out for Black Friday despite pandemic

COVID-19 could not keep people from searching for Black Friday deals. Photo series by Jennifer Sarti.

Webster unveils new Sverdrup Building renovations

State-of-the-art, purpose-built, a giant playground of audio equipment – these are just some of the words used to describe Sverdrup’s phase II of renovations.  The...

Saint Louis Zoo WildCare Park expected to open in 2027

In five years, locals and St. Louis visitors will have the opportunity to experience a real-life safari without leaving the city at the new...

Brickline Greenway to connect several St. Louis Parks

In five to 10 years, St. Louis city’s infrastructure will be completely transformed and changed. Forest Park, Tower Grove Park, Fairground Park and Gateway Arch...

Woody-Cooper appointed to American Psychological Association

Jameca Woody-Cooper has not only taught, but inspired students. Now, she is a member of the America Psychological Association.  In December 2020, Jameca Woody-Cooper, an...

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.

Possibility of adjunct union at Webster sparks administration attention

Union organizers from the Service Employees International Union have been trying to recruit Webster adjuncts since the summer for their project called “Adjunct Action” to improve adjunct benefits and salary.

Webster Groves residents vote on school board, Prop. U

Webster Groves residents headed to the polls to vote in the election on April 5, 2022. Ballots included items such as the mayoral race,...

Author, actress Perri Gaffney performs excerpt from one-person play

“So many people tell me, ‘This was my grandmother,’ ‘This was my godmother,’ ‘Was this the story of my…’” Gaffney said, before trailing off. Actress...

Webster University experiences drop in new student enrollment

Due to COVID-19, Webster could not send representatives to high schools last year. This fall, 593 new students enrolled at the university. As the school...

Venezuelans immigrants seek better opportunities

Since 2014, almost 280,000 Venezuelans have applied for asylum in different countries, including 117,000 Venezuelans so far this year, according to United Nations High...

Lavender graduation brings colorful celebration to LGBTQ+ students at Webster

Note: This article was printed in a Journal issue on Apr. 20, 2022. Some Webster students will be swapping the Gorlok blue and gold for...

North Webster residents keep black history alive in the community

Members of the North Webster community are keeping the history of the area alive by displaying and discussing the town's black history.  The north Webster...