Monday, May 16, 2022

‘Webster students must unite:’ Students join together in protest

Students chanted phrases like "If they refuse to treat us right, Webster students must unite," at a protest on Nov. 16. The protest started...

Director of Community Engagement to start new position with the city of Webster Groves

Jennifer Starkey has been with Webster since 2013. On May 3, she will start her new position for the city of Webster Groves. Jennifer Starkey...

Professor Bill Barrett remembered by students and faculty

On Feb. 3, Webster University’s home campus lost a piece of its community. That was the day Bill Barrett, an almost thirty-year professor and advisor...

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.

Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund II deadline extended

Students now have until April 15 at 11:59 p.m. to apply for the federal grant. On April 7, Webster University sent an email to...

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 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.

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...

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.

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...

Brief: Mistakenly sent loan discharge letter

The letters were sent to Webster students incorrectly from the Department of Education. Some students and parents were alarmed to receive a letter this...

‘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...

Webster promotes global Red Card Campaign

Nearly one in three women are victims of physical or sexual violence in their lifetime. Webster University is involved in a campaign seeking to...

Service dogs assist veterans through mental illness

Tom Palozola relied on his dog Basilone, who helped him cope with anxiety and stress. Organizations like Missouri Patriot Paws match veterans with service dogs specifically trained to help them combat PTSD and emotional trauma.

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...

Webster remembers Andrew Goldbranson

Friends of Conservatory student Andrew Goldbranson reflect on his life three months after his death. Sophomore Meghan Storts said she can still feel the warmth...