Tuesday, December 6, 2022
Alas, poor Yorick

To be or not to be an English major?

"The future of the English major is as grim as any Orwellian dystopia."

Student poses as black, “beats” affirmative action… but his “social experiment” fails

Comedian Mindy Kaling’s brother, Vijay Chokalingam, recently revealed that he pretended to be black to get into medical school. Here's why his "social experiment" didn't work.

Three Webster elite snag a cumulative $195,000 in bonuses

Newly-released tax documents reveal the salaries and bonuses of Webster's upper administration.

If Palin was president: ‘Water boarding is how we’d baptize terrorists’

"Water boarding is how we'd baptize terrorists," Sarah Palin.

Calling Kroenke’s bluff

In response to "No Chance of a Comeback": Dane seems to believe our beloved Rams are moving out West and that football in St. Louis is over. But there is one problem with Dane’s theory: It’s wrong.
Rise of Student Debt

The American Dream: a Millennial’s nightmare

Opinions Editor Alexandria Lenzi argues Millennials have been shortchanged of the American Dream because society and the economy are in constant flux, but the expectations are not.

Anti-vaxxers: How badly do we miss polio?

"The anti-vaxxer movement is a symptom of widespread scientific ignorance, and unfortunately, a culture of suspicion."
metro probs

Editorial: Journal endorses Dolan’s Metro investment

The Journal supports District 5 County Council Candidate Patrick Dolan's policy on public transportation. We believe an investment to improve the Metro's accessibility would especially benefit Webster students.
gamergate

GamerGate: Little boys throw controllers when girls join the club

The sexism and violent threats from a couple of extremists are keeping the gaming community from progress.
Political cartoon

Political cartoon: University and city get ready to rumble

Webster University President Elizabeth Stroble and Webster Groves Mayor Gerry Welch face off at the city council meeting for round 2 on educational zoning.

Snow Day

Controversy arose the morning of Feb. 16 when Webster University delayed canceling classes despite poor road conditions.

Marriage equality overshadows LGBTQ oppression

Internation Human Rights major Henrietta Campbell argues the stalemate for gay marriage with the supreme court is not a win. They believe LGBTQ rights to employment, safety and inclusion are more pressing issues.
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.