Monday, May 29, 2023

Letter to the Editor: “Two Muslim students don’t represent every Muslim student”

Webster student Hafsa Mansoor responds to The Journal's story "Muslim students find acceptance at Webster." Mansoor writes that the story failed to present different perspectives from Muslims on campus, citing her own personal experiences of Islamophobia at Webster.

Guest Commentary: Palestine and Israel

By Linda Holtzman - professor of Journalism in the School of Communications I want to commend Alex Brandt, The Journal Staff and most of all...

Homophobic and transphobic bills have no place in law

On March 28, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed the Parental Rights in Education Bill, which changes the state’s primary education. This bill is being...

Guest Commentary: From Kiener Plaza, With Love

Arrests of occupiers may prove fruitful to the movement: A first-person account of arrests and evictions at Occupy St. Louis

University expansion only temporary

There is no need for Webster to permanently expand its campus, according to this Webster Groves resident. He believes the city, Webster and Eden should compromise on a lease for Eden's empty space until the university’s Master Plan projects are finished.

Oscars nominate problematic movies

I have been a devoted fan of the Academy Awards for years. I have counted down the days to the announcement of nominees and,...

The pro-life movement has a lot to apologize for

On Friday, Nov. 28, CNN reported that 57-year-old Robert Lewis Dear walked into a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado and killed three people over...

Guest Commentary: Commencement 2011

A message for all students in non-discrimination

OPINION: Don’t cast your vote for an issue, cast it for a candidate

It is your responsibility as a voter to recognize the issues our nation faces and the issues important to you, and balance them on the ballot.

Leave Malia Obama alone

Story by Denton Williams      Logging on to Twitter has turned into a game of Russian roulette for me. I never know what kind of...

How the STEMM initiative could bring race cars to Webster

STEMM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Math and Medicine. A working group made up of faculty and staff has been charged to discuss ways to intensify Webster’s presence in this environment.

American Savage: Party Foul

Never go to a party with America.

How cruelty got cool and how we can fix it

In today's world, cruelty is OK as long as the target of cruelty doesn't vote the same way you do.

In the 1980s, Everybody Wants Some!!

Blake Jenner, Ryan Guzman and Tyler Hoechlin travel back in time for the latest Richard Linklater film, Everybody Wants Some!!

Blaming China is racist

Blaming China and its people for COVID-19 doesn’t prove anything. It just makes you racist. Just like anyone else, I see the “China Virus'' and...

Webster’s Public Relations office responds to chess billboard backlash

Webster’s Chief Communications Officer responds to an upset student body over Webster's chess billboard.