Sunday, May 28, 2023

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.

Webster alumna turns passion into a career

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

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.

Tattoo recognition technology threatens citizens’ right to privacy

Whether it be for political, religious or criminal reasons, NIST can overlook prisoner's tattoos without their permission.

Tattoos mimic therapeutic benefits

Psychologist claims tattoos help patients similar to cognitive behavioral therapy.

Behind the Ink: Becoming the artist

What does it take to be a tattoo artist? Three local artist weigh in on their day to day process.

Gorlok athletes weigh in on tattoo and sweat prevention theory

Studies have shown a connection between tattoos and sweat prevention. Gorlok athletes share their thoughts on the study.

Editorial: A mass shooting 4.6 miles away impacts us all

No matter how far away, a mass shooting can impact everyone. And, as reporters, it is our job to share the truth from all sides of the story, no matter how painful or difficult.

Kirkwood city leaders believe racial divide did not play part in shooting

On the ten-year anniversary of the Kirkwood City Council shooting, two groups held separate memorials. The reasons for the memorials, and the causes leading up to the shooting, differed completely from each group.

Kirkwood and Meacham Park residents still feel separate 10 years after shooting

Meacham Park residents remember Kirkwood shooter as a friendly neighbor. They are also aware of some of the social issues that may have led to his actions.

Black history is deeply rooted in formation of Meacham Park in Kirkwood

Meacham Park is a historically black community, but most of the current residents don't know much about the area's past, according to Darren K. Smotherson.

Department of Justice investigates Kirkwood relations, leaves residents dissatisfied

The aftermath of the Kirkwood shooting prompted an investigation by the Department of Justice. At the end of six months, nothing was accomplished, according to residents.

Former mayor of Kirkwood Arthur McDonnell recalls victims, community adversity in the wake of...

Art McDonnell continues his life despite the tragedy he lived through. Even so, he remembers the victims he knew personally.

Reporter Todd Smith’s scars will never heal after Kirkwood shooting

Todd Smith survived being shot during the Kirkwood City Council shooting in 2008. It was not the first shooting he survived.

Former Meacham Park resident dedicates herself to helping her community

Patricia Clark never allowed her busy schedule to stop her from being involved. She plans to work in her community and her church for many years to come.