Saturday, April 10, 2021

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...

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...

Winghaven campus to close May 31

Webster's Winghaven campus will close not close its doors for summer break in May. Instead, it will be closing forever. A decrease in enrollment...

Commencement ceremony goes virtual, seniors left wondering why

The graduating class of 2021 will not be walking across the stage at The Muny for their commencement ceremony this year. The decision, made...

Webster announces new safety measures to slow COVID-19 spread

Students returning to campus for the fall semester are expected to follow safety measures outlined in an email sent to students on July 31. President...

Students react to Bush being first Black congresswoman in Missouri

U.S. representative Cori Bush is Missouri's first Black congresswoman. Webster student Leatrice McNeal felt her election is an inspiration to the people Bush represents. Leatrice...

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...

COVID-19 ravages student and university finances nationwide

For some colleges, experts say COVID-19 could be the tipping point. It was definitely not something freshman Marcel Dalton planned for. The coronavirus derailed everything: his...

Webster community reflects on Peter Sargent’s impact

“Peter left a legacy, a precious gift we must preserve, nurture and grow,” President Julian Schuster said. “He defined art at Webster: flamboyant yet...

UPDATE: Black Lives Matter event canceled due to threats

A planned lecture at Webster University by major activists in the Black Lives Matter movement was cancelled due to threats made against the speakers, movement co-founder Alicia Garza said.

Dave Chappelle speaks with Webster students at Master Class event

On Nov. 5, comedian Dave Chappelle spoke with Webster students about his documentary short, "8:46" at a Master Class event. The conversation also touched...

COVID-19 affects Webster Groves, the first few weeks in photos

On March 11, Webster University announced all classes would move online until April 3 in response to the coronavirus outbreak. However, as the situation...

The heroic life and traumatic death of Tom Palozola

Tom was thought of as the strong one. The one who was the rock for everyone around him. Tom Palozola committed suicide after a battle with post-traumatic stress disorder. This is his story.

Students receive scholarship for working on frontlines of pandemic

Over 300 webster students attend Webster virtually while also working as nurses. Webster has introduced a scholarship as a way to thank them for...

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...

Students allege sexual and professional misconduct from professor, Title IX case unresolved

Editor’s note: Faculty members are not identified in this story in order to not reveal the identity of an individual who has not been...