Thursday, July 29, 2021

Webster alumna turns passion into a career

Although Balloni has doubts about her change in career, she ultimately thinks it was worth it.

Bosnia Civil War refugee helps immigrants

Amela Muftarevic fought to keep her children safe during the Bosnian Civil War. When she got to America, she helped other Bosnians do the...

Trauma and PTSD still affect Bosnian community

Imagine your hometown turning into a warzone, having to leave and losing friends and family along the way. For many Bosnians in St. Louis,...

Immigrant overcomes barriers to open restaurant

When Victor Arellano came to America illegally he had dreams of owning his own restaurant. The language barrier he experienced was one of the many obstacles he overcame.

Mother’s immigration saves son’s eyes

Christina Ferris only had one thing in mind when coming to the United States: to better her son’s eyesight.

Students advocate for campus prayer room

Webster University student Samih Abdeljabbar spent the semester praying in Emerson Library study rooms. Abdeljabbar prays up to five times a day in the library.

‘They call me the little Indian princess’: Immigrants’ children face identity crisis

Children of immigrants learn to incorporate the cultural identities of both their country of origin and the new homes of their families.

US bans former Webster student Francis Ladege

Ladege lived in the US for 25 years before being deported.

Immigration laws dictate fate of refugees

"There's simply no line for them to wait in," Stephen Legomsky said of the process to asylum. Immigrants at the border seek refugee status among legal challenges.

Immigrants face hardships at US-Mexico border wall

Isabella said she fears leaving her house and being caught by Border Patrol.

I saw the difference at the US-Mexico border

News editor Hanna Holthaus reflects on her experiences with immigration at the US-Mexico border and in St. Louis.

Volunteers impact Texas immigration nonprofit ARISE

The volunteers gave presentations on health and immigration.

Electronic tattoos eliminate invasive procedures

Electronic tattoos take the hard material of computers and make them softer to comfortably sit on the skin. They can help with various medical problems.

Opinions on tattoos differ by religion

Though religions take various stances on tattoos, Webster students sometimes do not take their beliefs into account.

Ex-convict finds new opportunity in tattooing

LT Woods thought he would never tattoo after his teenage years. Then it ended up saving his life.

Higher education welcomes tattoos in the workplace

Webster's professors weigh in on how surprised they were that their tattoos were welcomed at the university.