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Weber State campus dorms can be found next to the Outdoor Adventure and Welcome Center as well as the Dee Events Center. Photo credit: Summer Muster

The costs of living

Catie Weimer April 18, 2022

Gage Brinkerhoff isn’t at Weber State getting ready for final exams at the end of the semester. Instead, he’s working 40 hours a week to afford his monthly rent.“If I had gone through...

Canned goods are among some of the products available in the Weber Cares Food Pantry. Photo credit: Nikki Dorber

Study finds WSU students experience food insecurity

Catie Weimer April 13, 2022

The Community Research Extension from Weber State’s Center for Community Engaged Learning surveyed all 16 Utah System of Higher Education schools and found almost 40% of students faced food insecurity...

At 9 years old, Maria Rios Cabrera immigrated from Honduras. Through her struggles with English, her own learning challenges and the culture, Cabrera relates to the adversities these students may face. Photo credit: WSU

Recognizing those who make a difference

Catie Weimer March 28, 2022

Kaila Lemons and Maria Rios Cabrera are this year’s winners of the Ivory Prize for Excellence in Student Leadership and Community Engagement. Both students will receive a cash prize and a donation...

A Zoom presentation on March 24 talked about neuropsychology. Photo credit: Catie Weimer

Psyched for neuropsychology

Catie Weimer March 28, 2022

Dr. Benjamin Eschler spoke to students interested in neuropsychology over Zoom to explain what a neuropsychologist does. The former WSU student explained possible academic paths to take to become one and...

Allison Barlow Hess, the public relations director for WSU, will retire after 30 years on April 29. Photo credit: WSU

WSU PR director retires after 30 years of service

Catie Weimer March 28, 2022

Allison Barlow Hess, the public relations director for WSU, will retire after 30 years on April 29. A reception in her honor will be held at the Lindquist Alumni Center garden room on April 8 from 2-4...

The presentation on intersectionality. Photo credit: Catie Weimer

Chew on this: Intersectional identity kicks off Food for Thought talk

Catie Weimer March 13, 2022

Andrea Salcedo, mentor adviser for Access & Diversity, and Olga Antonio, mentor coordinator for Access & Diversity, led the discussion on intersectional identity at the "Honors Program Food for...

Undocumented and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival students can apply to attend Weber State University, but they are not eligible for any assistance from the Free Application for Federal Student Aid or institutional scholarships.

Making dreams a reality

Catie Weimer February 18, 2022

Undocumented and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival students can apply to attend Weber State University, but they are not eligible for any assistance from the FAFSA or institutional scholarships. However,...

The Money Management Center is found on the second floor of the Shepherd Union building. (Kennedy Robins/ The Signpost)

EASE-ing the burden of college

Catie Weimer February 9, 2022

Students have many financial aid opportunities through different departments at Weber State University, but the lack of an available index or list of these scholarships results in students often being...

Associate Professor Erin Cech spoke on Jan. 25.

Passion, privilege and problems

Catie Weimer January 26, 2022

Erin Cech, associate professor in the sociology and mechanical engineering departments at the University of Michigan, spoke about her research on passion in connection to work on Jan. 25 for Weber State...

President Brad Mortensen speaks to WSU faculty and staff during a virtual town hall. Photo credit: Catie Weimer

COVID numbers up, enrollment numbers down

Catie Weimer January 14, 2022

COVID-19 was once again the main topic of discussion at the Faculty and Staff Virtual Town Hall meeting on Jan. 13. Weber State University President Brad Mortensen spoke of the need for sufficient on-campus...

Economics professor John Mukum Mbaku was honored with the Research Commercialization and Entrepreneurial Award by Weber State University. Photo credit: Weber State University

Awards for highly-deserving researchers

Catie Weimer November 30, 2020

Four faculty members have been honored with Weber State University’s annual Research, Commercialization and Entrepreneurial Awards.Professor John Mukum Mbaku was awarded for outstanding research,...

Childcare will reopen on campus for the fall semester for nontraditional students to be able to drop off their students. (Photo by Airman Valerie Monroy at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson).

Spring into peaceful studying with on-campus child care

Catie Weimer November 30, 2020

The Nontraditional Student Center is accepting applications for its child care program for the spring 2021 semester until Dec. 11. Students with children who are themselves enrolled in virtual classes...

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