Tuesday, May 17, 2022

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...

Sun Coffee Roasters receives warm welcome at the Cyber Cafe

The new coffee company replaced Kaldi's coffee after news outlets published stories where former employees of Kaldi's alleged that racism was a problem for...

Hawley advises closure of Confucius Institute

Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) wrote a letter to Webster this summer cautioning the school against continuing relations with the Confucius Institute. This summer, Missouri Senator...

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.

Student involvement in organizations on home campus declining

The LGBTQ+ Alliance normally hosts events like "The Drag Ball." This semester, however, it was unable to re-register with Webster University as a student...

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...

‘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...

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.

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...

‘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...

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...

Steering committee proposes solutions for Webster’s financial crisis

Webster's Steering Committee wrote 64 proposals in attempt to save Webster's financial situation. Some of the proposes have faculty concerned.

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...

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.

Student reports Glen Park apartment break-in

A Webster university student living in Glen Park apartments reported a break-in on Aug. 22. Webster Groves Police Department (WGPD) is leading the investigation. Webster...

Counseling and Life Development office working to offer a virtual COVID-19 support group

One student has expressed interest in the virtual support group so far, according to Patrick Stack. The group would meet virtually on Tuesdays at...