Monday, May 29, 2023

Flooding wreaks havoc in St. Louis area

Nearly half a million tons of debris had to be removed from homes and businesses after recent record flooding in Missouri. That is around...

Webster University sets date for wifi change

The university's new wifi will take effect April 27.

The District in Chesterfield wows as new entertainment venue

Bringing new life to Chesterfield, The District of St. Louis offers a unique combination of entertainment sure to capture all audiences, including the already-popular...

Webster University adds new graduate certificate courses

The 10 new certificates will start being offered this Spring, mostly as online courses.

Webster adjuncts say no to unionization

Webster University's adjunct instructors voted against unionizing in a 268 to 212 on May 11.

Webster recognized for accessibility improvements

Webster University will be recognized by AccessibleSTL for campus initiative to improve accessibility for students and faculty with disabilities.

86 percent of college students view higher education as a good investment

A Pew Research study found a majority of college-age students will pursue a degree despite the dangers of debt.

No protection for LGBT in Missouri, group says

Missouri law doesn’t prevent someone from being fired from their job, evicted from their apartment or kicked out of a restaurant because of their sexuality.

Galaxy Radio looking to acquire low-power FM radio license

With a Low Power FM license, The Galaxy radio station would be able to broadcast on-air to students.

VIDEO: Restaurant Owners React To Start Of Gorlok Bucks Program

While Webster University students are excited about the chance to dine off campus using their student ID's, local restaurant owners are offering a mixed review of the Gorlok Bucks program.

Moms Demand Action fights for stricter gun laws in Missouri

Erica Jones’s daughter was murdered in a drive-by shooting. Then she took a stand against gun violence.

DUMPSTER DIVE: WSES performs campus waste audit

Dressed in white Tyvek sanitary suits, members of the Webster Students for Environmental Sustainability (WSES) jumped into dumpsters in the rain and waded through the trash in search of bags of garbage last Saturday.

Update: Police and Fire Department respond to UC transformer explosion

A witness said the transformer exploded at approximately 8:15 a.m.

Vote by church passes, continues America’s oldest BSA charter

The First Congregation Church of Webster Groves voted to continue a charter with Boy Scouts of America Troop 301 and no one voted "no" on the resolution.

Three residential assistants step down

Three West Hall Residential Assistants have stepped down from their positions, John Buck, associate dean of students and director of Housing and Residential Life, confirmed Tuesday night.

Under the visa deadline

Graduating international students with student visas have only a short time to find jobs in the U.S. before no longer being able to reside here legally.