Sunday, March 7, 2021

Webster staff encourages students to be vigilant during holiday season

Many of this year's holiday celebrations have been followed by spikes in COVID-19. Students hoping to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday can take steps to...

Haunted Houses learn to safely scare during COVID-19

As Halloween approaches, theme parks and haunted houses have been adapting to keep guests and actors safe from COVID-19 Fall-themed events in St. Louis have...

Webster announces new safety measures to slow COVID-19 spread

Students returning to campus for the fall semester are expected to follow safety measures outlined in an email sent to students on July 31. President...

St. Louis city and county announces “stay-at-home order”

Citizens of St. Louis city and county will have to stay at home unless they are going to essential businesses. St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson...

Diversity & Inclusion conference sets attendance record

Webster University hosted its fifth annual Diversity & Inclusion Conference from Feb. 23 to 27. The event featured Sam White, Shelly Tochluk, Michele Norris and...

Webster’s Forensics and Debate team takes home 186 awards

Webster University's Forensics and Debate Team surpassed the 154 awards from last year.  The biggest state competitor for Webster’s Forensics and Debate team is Southwest...

Webster draws students, parents and alumni to Spirit Weekend

Webster University hosted spirit weekend on Feb. 7 and 8 to bring alumni, students and parents together. Webster University hosted Spirit Weekend Feb. 7 and...

The divisive effect of the US – Iran conflict on American Universities

 At the beginning of 2020, the world witnessed an alarming peak in the tensions between the United States and Iran. The widely discussed ramifications,...

The Decade of Checkmates

Webster University’s chess team has dominated the 2010 decade. The program began in the  fall of 2012 when Susan Polgar and Paul Truong came to...

Society needs to pay more attention to the freedom of the press

When I first read The New York Times’ coverage of The Daily Northwestern’s apology to its readers, I thought it was satire. On Nov....

Communications Career Week kicks off in Sverdrup

From entertainment and talent acquisition to surgery video editing, communications graduates have a diverse range of job prospects. A panel discussion led by six...

Author, actress Perri Gaffney performs excerpt from one-person play

“So many people tell me, ‘This was my grandmother,’ ‘This was my godmother,’ ‘Was this the story of my…’” Gaffney said, before trailing off. Actress...

Climate change responsibility lies within corporations

     Recycling has been on a steady rise since the 1990s, according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA.) While I think that it’s...

SGA plans resurfacing of sand volleyball courts

SGA President Sarah Hill said the area will be repurposed to provide a space for all students. After a year of preparations, the sand volleyball...

Conservatory students create their own theater company

Fifi’s Playhouse wants to become a platform for artists of all kinds. However, their alma mater is one big challenge to become an independent...

College of fine arts accepts Paul Steger as new dean

Paul Steger accepted his new role as dean of Webster’s Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts. Steger said in a statement, “I look forward to...