Thursday, February 25, 2021

Alumni empower women through NGO

Three alumni found AlphaWom, a non-profit organization for women and girls to liberate and empower themselves by creating a strong female community that engenders discussion, education and activism.

Students march in support of Burma

On April 7, students and faculty marched in support of the oppressed people in Burma. Some students had deep connections with the country, specially through the Webster Thailand campus.
Anna Baltzer

Jewish American advocates for Palestinian cause

Anna Baltzer, a Jewish-American woman and activist for Palestinian human rights, presented some of the many problems and battles Palestinians face living in Israel to students at Webster on April 13 in the Sunnen Lounge

Faculty assembly votes on arts requirement

Faculty at Webster University gathered in the library conference room on Tuesday, April 12 at 3 p.m. to vote on an amendment that would add fine arts as a requirement to the new proposed general education requirements.

SGA president runs for a third term

Justin Raymundo runs unopposed for a third term of SGA's presidency, makes history at Webster University.

SGA Voting Guide

President Justin Raymundo Junior International Human Rights and Speech Communication Studies Intent to Run: I do not believe in limits. Thanks to the my time at Webster, I have...

Graduation fees increase this year at Webster

Last year, a cap, gown, tassel and hood were $72 for a Webster University undergrad and $84 for a graduate student before tax. The prices for graduation items have risen nine dollars this year because they are now made with a sustainable eco-friendly product, said Jeff Smithson, manager of the bookstore.

Commuter Council strives for visibility on campus

The Commuter Council was started in 2009 as a way to connect commuter students to campus. Jennifer Violett, Commuter Council staff advisor, says the council was started on a departmental level to keep the group organized and to keep students involved.

Newsletter promotes community relations

Webster University began distributing a four-page newsletter to the Webster Groves community in 2004. The purpose was to encourage more communication and promote positive relationships between the two entities, said Barb Ehnes, director of media and community relations. Stroble also mentions the possible construction of a residence for her on campus.

Education graduates uncertain about employment

Education graduates question their likelihood to find a job as a volatile economy causes state governments and school districts making budget cuts in education. Public schools receive funding from federal and state governments and local taxes. When these resources dwindle, schools compensate by cutting costs, which has lead to teacher layoff.

Students say good-bye to Thomas

The 21 close-knit Conservatory students and lone photography student are waiting for the bus to embark on the seven-hour journey to Fort Wayne, Indiana. They are traveling to the funeral of their friend Thomas Carter Flueckiger, a freshman lighting design major. Thomas died March 28 from lung cancer.

Student dies of lung cancer at 18

Thomas Carter Flueckiger, 18, died on Monday, March 28 at the Simon Cancer Center in Indianapolis. Flueckiger, a freshman lighting design major at Webster...

Annual AES summit brings in the experts

Jessica Kasstrom, a senior audio production major, said the weekend of the Central Region Audio Student Summit, hosted at Webster University each spring, is...

Parking Issue Series: Motorcyclists struggle to find spots as drivers take their place

Parking is an eternal plague for the commuters of Webster University. Whether it’s slowly creeping behind students walking in the parking lot to see...

Webster launches new ad campaign

High school seniors are the target of a new Webster University advertising campaign which was launched at the beginning of the Spring 2011 semester. ...

Beyond Savage Love: Columnist speaks on anti-bullying campaign

Dan Savage, 37, brought hope to millions of YouTube viewers in September 2010 with his “It Gets Better” campaign. On Monday, March 21, Savage...