Saturday, May 8, 2021

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.

Webster University ends relationship with military-focused media organization under FTC investigation

Webster has been connected with a company under investigation by the Federal Trade Commission for asking schools to pay for their military rankings.

Webster DACA student concerned for future in the United States

Maria and her family traveled from Nogales, Mexico to the United States in search of a better life and education. With DACA, this was possible. Now, Maria is concerned what her future will look like in the U.S.

Webster students reflect on experiences involving #MeToo social media trend

Students reflect on their experiences involving the social media trend, sexual assault and harassment.

Webster to rename Veterans Resource Center after former president Tom Palozola

Palozola was the driving force behind the grant to introduce a center for veterans on Webster University's home campus.

Drepung Gomang Monastery brings traditional mandala art to Webster University

Tibetan monks visited Webster University to perform traditional rituals including the creation of a large sand mandala.

Webster addresses latest additions to U.S. travel ban

President Trump issued a new proclamation for the United States travel ban, adding three new countries. Webster University has 11 students from the impacted countries.

School of Education receives grant for English language learning

Webster University and the School of Education's English as a Second Language program received a $2.7 million grant. This is the largest grant Webster has received to date.

Webster Title IX policy under review

“There’s nothing that’s happened with what’s come out of the federal government that tells us we have to weaken our policies,” university Title IX coordinator Betsy Schumtz said.

UPDATED: SLCPD arrests Webster student following Galleria Stockley protests

O' Brien is the third student arrested during the Jason Stockley protests.

Students ‘shame’ St. Louis Police Department after Stockley verdict

“This is the evolved Webster, the one I think Webster should be and should represent,” Aideen O’ Brien said. “If we are for diversity, we have to not just talk the talk, but do the do.”

Webster students, faculty and alumni protest on home campus in solidarity against Stockley verdict

Student activists gathered along with faculty and alumni to protest the not-guilty verdict of former St. Louis police officer Jason Stockley.

Webster records its largest incoming class of first-time freshmen in school history

Webster welcomed a record-breaking number of first-time students to campus, jumping 21 percent from the last academic year.

Faculty, students debate ban on campus smoking

As SGA considers a ban on on-campus smoking, some at Webster fail to see the benefits.

Updated: Fire in West Hall leads to water damage

The fire started in West Hall's kitchen, where a student was cooking.

Delta Phi Epsilon hosts body positivity week

Hundreds of sticky notes with positive messages hung from the wall in the University Center.