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Gloria has a special date to the banquet.

So glad that my dad was able to come to the Father Daughter banquet. It’s always a lot of fun. Some of the fathers who live locally serve as stand-ins for the out-of-state girls whose fathers aren’t able to attend. … Continue reading

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Gloria gets her grades.

My first college report card! My favorite class just might be physical education. I know I need to work harder on my Latin so I can one day say Veni,¬† vidi, vici! (This post is a fictional account based on … Continue reading

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Gloria joins in the Christmas banquet.

The Christmas banquet always puts us in the holiday spirit. This year’s event featured these cute party favors at everyone’s place and a delicious turkey dinner. For the program, I played one of the mechanical dolls in Santa’s toyshop. (This … Continue reading

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Gloria fills her dance card.

I’m having fun at all the dances. It’s even better when the boys from St. Louis University join us. (This post is a fictional account based on a scrapbook kept by Gloria Meder Kast, Webster College class of 1941. For … Continue reading

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Webinar on 100 Years of Webster University History

Join us on Thursday, November 13, at 6 p.m. (Central time) for a discussion of the fundamental turning points that have made Webster what it is today. Kathy Gaynor, Curator of Archives, and Dr. Annie Stevens, S.L., Department of Religious … Continue reading

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Gloria prepares for the big game.

Here I am ready to do battle with Maryville. We had fun decorating cars for our pep parade before the big basketball game. (This post is a fictional account based on a scrapbook kept by Gloria Meder Kast, Webster College … Continue reading

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Gloria experiences freshman orientation.

You won’t believe what they made us freshmen wear for initiation: long underwear, a short cotton dress, and 1 white and 1 black cotton stocking. We had to braid our hair into tight pigtails and put makeup on just half … Continue reading

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Gloria gets accepted at Webster College.

  I got accepted at Webster and they even gave me a scholarship! It was hard to choose between Webster and Washington University but I think Webster will be a great fit for me. (This post is a fictional account … Continue reading

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Gloria’s Scrapbook

It’official! I will paste the memories of my next four years in this scrapbook and preserve it for ever and ever. I wish everyone would keep a scrapbook. How else will we remember the past? After all, it’s not like … Continue reading

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New series takes you back to Webster in the 1930s

  Join us as we go back in time to experience life as a student at Webster in the late 1930s and early 1940s. Our guide will be a 1941 graduate of Webster, Gloria Meder Kast, who kept a scrapbook … Continue reading

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