Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Black lives matter

A Webster student shares her experience with institutionalized racism and explains why the Black Lives Matter movement's fight for justice is an urgent matter.

Letter to the Editor: Clueless as to context when comparing Harry Potter and Lord...

Creighton Chavez, art major, finds it inappropriate to compare Lord of the Rings and Harry Potter in Issue 26 of “Kavahn Mansouri vs. The World”. Read to learn why she finds comparing The Lord of the Rings and the Harry Potter series an injustice to both.

In regards to safe spaces and the AAAC pieces in The Journal

By Monica Esquivel, class of 2018 To The Journal Staff: I am a sophomore at Webster University, and in my time here, I saw The Journal as a...

Letter to the editor: Speaking on behalf of the hippos, in response to Kavahn...

Webster student Dylan Zukswert responds to Kavahn Mansouri vs the World with his take on vegetarianism.

Letter to the Editor: The real world was built by the strength found in...

I found the recent op-ed “Safe spaces are unnecessary – the real world is not a safe place for anyone” ignorant and unfounded. The...

Competing story lines

By Andrew Moss, Literature Professor at California State Polytechnic University When he ran for reelection in 2012, Barack Obama told TV interviewer Charlie Rose that the...

Letter to the Editor: Webster U/Eden lawsuit is not the only path

Two paths diverged in the wood and, if Webster U, Eden and the City of Webster Groves take the path less traveled, it will make all the difference. Webster Groves resident Dave Buck writes a letter to the editor sharing his perspective on the lawsuit.

Letter to the Editor: Use your vote to impact the college experience at...

In this letter, Christopher Whitmore explains how students can make the biggest impact with their votes in the SGA elections.

Letter to the Editor: Working together to pass comprehensive ethics reform

By Jay Nixon Missourians deserve a state government that reflects their values of honesty, integrity and accountability.  And while there are a great many dedicated...

Letter to the Editor: Conservatory’s Macbeth production offers mirror to election

Conservatory student Delaney Piggins says this year's production of Macbeth mirrors the presidential election

Letter to the editor: Budget cuts silence students’ stories

Andrea Sisney, alumna and former Editor-In-Chief, writes a letter on how the proposed budget cuts to student media. She feels that cutting student media so drastically take away student's stories and a place she considers to be home.

Letter to the Editor: Trump losing the Latin-American vote by landslide

By Martin Dassum For Latin Americans around the world, the 2016 presidential election is a crucial event. I am not talking only about the relevance...
Catcalling

Catcalls aren’t compliments

"Newsflash, buddy, the 1950s are long gone." Kalani slams Steve Santagati for his ignorant comments defending catcalling, which were recently featured on CNN in response to a viral anti-street harassment YouTube video.
Flipboard

Letter from the Editor: The Journal is now on Flipboard

Editor-in-Chief Gabe Burns explains the gap weeks between Journal print issues and introduces Flipboard, where online issues will be posted every other week.

Letter to the editor: solar energy at Webster University

Joseph Strong, Mass Communications major, shares his excitement and concerns about the solar panels being installed on the roof of Maria Hall.

Letter to the Editor: Thinking positive won’t end body image concerns

From Madeline Owen, in response to the story “Under Pressure” in The Ampersand student magazine The front cover of the most recent copy of...