Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Bomb threat cancels military campus classes

Night classes were canceled at Webster University’s Scott Air Force Base (SAFB) location after a bomb threat was called in at the base. Parts of...

Students see lack of diversity at international events

International students raise concerns that Webster's student events attract few locals.

Thefts reported in Loretto-Hilton Center

Webster University's Public Safety released a advisory April 5 warning students of several thefts that have taken place in the Loretto-Hilton Center in the past month.

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...

Sodexo employees earn higher wages after complaints, protest

“With what these guys make, they can’t afford to live,” Service Employees International Union representative Mike Murphy said.  Multiple Sodexo janitors who work at Webster confirmed...

Former head of Webster’s Confucius Institute allegedly embezzled more than $380,000 from project

Deborah Pierce’s indictment was announced today in a press release from Eastern District of Missouri office of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ).

Increasing student fee causes controversy

Student activities fee increased over 200 percent since the 2013-14 school year. Webster University senior, Parker Chase, explains why commuter students should not be happy about the cost increase.

Webster plans to make already existent African American, LGBTQ curriculum more visible.

Two weeks after Webster University administrators heard from students about how they felt the university lacked African American and LGBTQ studies, the delegates were...

Sverdrup building construction update

Work crews will begin cutting electrical trenches in the concrete floors of the building on Wednesday, Jan. 17. The work is expected to be...

Broadcaster Soledad O’Brien talks diversity in Webster speech

“The media often controls the narrative," the famous journalist said. "Sometimes, they have a bad habit of abusing that power.”

Tension rises after public hearing reopens

The Webster Groves city council hoped to receive new input and information on the proposed educational zoning ordinance, but instead the council received disapproval of the ordinance and their process of holding a public hearing.

Update: Ferguson protest comes to Webster Groves

Protesters of the shootings of Michael Brown and VonDerrit Myers gathered outside a fundraiser for St. Louis County Executive candidate Steve Stenger.

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...

Mayor attends SGA meeting

A not so common face attended a general body meeting held by Webster University Student Government Association. Webster Groves mayor Gerry Welsh attended...

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...

Hurricane Florence hits Webster campuses

Webster University students and faculty in the Carolina’s are in the aftermath of a devastating hurricane. Hurricane Florence made landfall at 7:15 Friday morning...