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Gloria enjoys the great outdoors.

Here I am making my way down the Meramec. I love to be outdoors in the summer. (This post is a fictional account based on a scrapbook kept by Gloria Meder Kast, Webster College class of 1941. For more information, … Continue reading

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Gloria dances around the maypole.

The May Day Fete is more of a social event, with the crowning of a queen and presentation of her court. I love doing the May Pole Dance and the dresses worn by the “royals” are spectacular. (This post is … Continue reading

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Gloria celebrates May Day.

I know it’s confusing but we actually celebrate two May Days on campus. First up is Sodality May Day when we form a procession to the Blessed Virgin Mary’s statue and place a crown on her head. There’s also music … Continue reading

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Gloria joins the softball team.

Our softball team is small but determined. Here’s the patch that I received along with my sweater. I don’t mean to brag but I also was excited to get a compact for track and field. (This post is a fictional … Continue reading

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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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