Monday, August 15, 2022

Update: Webster expects $12.2 million shortfall, plans to close three campuses

For the third year in a row Webster announces a shortfall. This shortfall will see a hiring freeze across the university as well as closing of three undisclosed campuses.

New gun laws lead to controversial open carry march

Mayor Francis Slay made his feelings known about gun control during a press conference on Oct. 25 following an open carry march throughout downtown’s...

SGA, students to give Webster a gift for anniversary

Webster University Student Government Association and Student Ambassadors look to students to raise $13,000 for a Gorlok statue on campus.

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.

City Council extends public hearing for institutions, specific information only

After a nearly month-long break from holding public hearings concerning educational rezoning ordinance 8851, the Webster Groves city council opened up the public hearing...

University announces Project Gorlok

I Heart Webster week kicked off Monday with an announcement from President Beth Stroble. Stroble released the university’s plan for constructing a Gorlok statue...

Students carry mattresses around campus to support sexual assault victims

Universities in Canada, Washington DC, London and now Webster Groves have banned together in a national day of action in support of survivors of...

Non-profit offers voter protection

As Voting rights lawyer Denise Lieberman gave a presentation on voting rights on Washington University’s campus Sept. 8, the Supreme Court decision was handed...

Lieber runs campaign to inspire youth

Democratic representative Arthur Lieber does not have the campaign funding or the party endorsements Republican Incumbent Ann Wagner has in the race for representative...

District lines likely subject to gerrymandering

Stacking the deck isn’t a new concept when it comes to politics, and drawing the boundary lines in a state is one of the...

Alumni mentorship program grows

The Webster University Mentoring Program has doubled in size in its second year of existence, according to Webster Today, Webster University’s blog. The mentoring...

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...

Low tech vs high tech: How voting technology can void your vote.

For most polling stations, there are two types of voting machines; direct recording electronic (DRE) systems commonly known as the touch screen system and...

Hardships of a third-party candidate

Constitution Party candidate for the Missouri House of Representatives Cindy Redburn described running as a third party candidate like being in a hundred yard...

Dolan, Bird running for District 5

“If not now, then when? If not you, then who”, is the phrase that inspired candidate Jennifer Bird, republican, to run for St. Louis...

New abortion law sparks debate

With the St. Louis County election coming up on Nov. 4, many house representatives have chosen their side in the abortion debate. Anti-abortion organizations...