Friday, January 21, 2022

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...

‘Dear Webster’ hosts sit-in at University Center following protest

Organizers of the sit-in had a petition to start a student union, which gained 43 signatures. On Nov. 30, Webster students gathered in the University...

Phase two of ‘Sverdrup Re-Imagined’ scheduled to start in January

The renovations will focus on media production facilities in the School of Communications, such as a new soundstage and audio suite. Starting in January,...

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...

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...

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...

Webster organizes vaccine opportunities for students

Webster will be bussing residential students to The Dome April 15 and 16. The school will then host a clinic for other students, faculty...

Second opportunity for relief funds available

Students need to apply by March 31 to be considered for the funds. Time is ticking for Webster students to cash in on the Higher...

Webster introduces new antiracist classes in multiple schools

Webster University is offering two new courses that focus on race, racism and antiracism in the arts, education and psychology. Webster University is offering...

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 Gorlok named one of Buzzfeed’s weirdest mascots

Webster was one of 23 university mascots from across the United States to make Buzzfeed's Weirdest Mascot list.

Racist images found in old Webster yearbooks

Former students covered their faces in shoe polish to create a mocking stereotype. Students of Loretto and Webster College wore blackface in pictures dating from...

Geneva professor pleads guilty to manslaughter

Webster Geneva Professor Norma Patricia Esparza pled guilty to manslaughter in Aug. 12 in a plea deal that will have her spend six years in prison.

UPDATED: Tax forms reveal president receives highest total percentage pay increase in 5 years

Webster University's 990 tax forms reported a combined $112,000 increase in bonuses for President Stroble and Provost Schuster.

County police chiefs oppose merger

County police chiefs fear the proposed merger would demolish community policing.  Webster Groves Chief of Police Dale Curtis scoffs when he talks about the proposed...