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A screenshot from the Geoscience & Society Lecture series talk Lightning Flowers with Katherine Standefer. (Marisa Nelson / The Signpost)

The striking weight of modern medical technology

Landin Griffith March 15, 2021

At 27 years old in 2012, Katherine Standefer, who had been attending graduate school in Tucson, Arizona and was playing a game of intramural soccer with her fellow graduate students, started screaming,...

Professor Jose Otero openly conversed about insights of the public opinion on the lecture. (Landin Griffith / The Signpost)

Science and the alternative way of knowing

Landin Griffith March 15, 2021

The Honors Student Advisory Board led a panel discussion on Feb. 18 at Weber State University. Sally Cantwell and Dr. Mathew Nicholaou, along with professors Dan Bedford and Jose Otero, openly conversed...

Justin Nielsen (Image from Wikimedia)

How adversity led to success at Onset Financial

Landin Griffith November 21, 2019

The economic decline of the Great Recession in 2008 produced an opportunity for Justin Nielsen — CEO and founder of Onset Financial and Weber State University alumnus — to start one of the...

A hand made turkey art sits on a table. (Kalie Pead/The Signpost)

The elephant – or turkey – in the room

Landin Griffith November 20, 2019

For many Native Americans, the Thanksgiving story is a sanitized, watered-down version that only focuses on the light-hearted traditions and interactions between Pilgrims and the Wampanoag Indians during...

Navajo code talkers in World War II

Landin Griffith November 7, 2019

Peter MacDonald — influenced by a “beautiful blue” Marine Corps. uniform and with the aid of his cousin — enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. at the age of 15 in 1944. His...

Customers talk about Halloween costumes during the Ethics Slam at Grounds for Coffee (Robert Lewis / The Signpost)

If the costume fits, wear it

Landin Griffith October 16, 2019

When the cuckoo clock strikes midnight on Oct. 31, chills and thrills will scour the air, and people dressed up as witches, skeletons, goblins and President Donald Trump will zombie-walk from door-to-door...

Dr. Kuehls and Dr. Murray pose for a great debate about the Electoral College Voting process. Nikki Dorber / The Signpost

Should we abandon the Electoral College?

Landin Griffith October 3, 2019

From his famous last words, “You’re fired,” on the reality television show “The Apprentice” to becoming President of the United States, Donald J. Trump has defied the rules...

Graphic Aubree Eckhardt.

Finding Disney’s magic in a new age of cinema

Landin Griffith September 13, 2019

On Aug. 14, Disney-Pixar’s “Toy Story 4” became the fifth Disney film in the last year to reach $1 billion at the box office, continuing the studio’s tradition of resurrecting its...

Image by Aubree Eckhardt

Who or what to blame: mass shootings and video games

Landin Griffith September 4, 2019

On Aug. 31, a 36-year-old man killed seven people and left 22 wounded in a “drive-by shooting spree” in Odessa, Texas, with an assault rifle-style weapon, which marks the third high-casualty...

Mitt Romney address immigration, gun control, and abortion at Weber State

Mitt Romney address immigration, gun control, and abortion at Weber State

Landin Griffith August 29, 2019

United States Sen. Mitt Romney addressed the heavy topics of immigration, gun control laws and abortion laws during a town hall meeting in Weber State University’s Lindquist Hall on Aug. 27. Since...

Studio 76 Presents Wildcat Film Festival

Studio 76 Presents Wildcat Film Festival

Landin Griffith April 10, 2019

Weber State University’s video production studio, Studio 76, will present their first official Wildcat Film Festival, a sustainability-themed entourage of student films that will be screened in the...

On And Off-Campus Jobs

On And Off-Campus Jobs

Landin Griffith April 4, 2019

Weber State University provides countless opportunities and resources for students looking to apply for on- or off-campus jobs, both of which help students learn how to manage the taxing responsibilities...

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