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An academic recession

Tori Waltz April 13, 2020

Last Friday carried on almost exactly the same as the week before, with one exception. In the midst of my daily quarantine routine — which consists of staring at Twitter, sleeping and eating in various...

Map of the earthquakes impact across Utah (Screenshot taken from the USGS website)

5.7 earthquake rattles Utah amid coronavirus crisis

Tori Waltz March 18, 2020

Utah’s largest earthquake in nearly 30 years struck just after 7 a.m. the morning of March 18, adding another layer of fear and anxiety to the community in a time of global uncertainty.According...

WSU Student Service Center Ogden Campus (Robert Lewis / The Signpost)

WSU introduces policy about policy

Tori Waltz January 4, 2020

When Stephanie Bell Hollist sleeps at night, she dreams — an “umbrella term” for nightmares, as her colleague Patrick Thomas puts it — about policy at Weber State University. That’s...

Salt Lake Tribune Nonprofit. (Wikimedia)

The Salt Lake Tribune undertakes a historic change

Tori Waltz November 6, 2019

The Salt Lake Tribune has made history by becoming the first legacy newspaper in the nation to become a nonprofit. In a swift series of events, the Internal Revenue Service accepted The Tribune’s...

WSU is wanting in online resources

WSU is wanting in online resources

Tori Waltz October 3, 2019

The following story was written and reported by The Signpost in collaboration with The Utah Investigative Journalism Project, The Salt Lake Tribune and The UVU Review. Before starting her freshman...

Students working doing various farm chores at Truelove Farms for Community Service Day.

From generation ‘me’ to generation ‘we’

Tori Waltz August 29, 2019

“The young people of today think of nothing but themselves. They have no reverence for parents or old age.” At first glance, this sounds like something parents and grandparents would say about...

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A collegial culture clash: Why Weber’s graduation rates continue to dwindle

Tori Waltz April 18, 2019

In 2003, 18-year-old Christina Huerta entered Weber State University a wide-eyed first-generation student looking to pursue a degree in communications. Nearly 16 years later, she is receiving her diploma.Huerta...

Signpost sweeps for the three-peat

Signpost sweeps for the three-peat

Tori Waltz April 18, 2019

At this year’s Utah Press Association Better Newspaper Contest, The Signpost brought home 19 awards for original reporting and media works completed in 2018. Among those awards was the achievement...

Saying sayonara to Science Lab

Saying sayonara to Science Lab

Tori Waltz April 4, 2019

Weber State University is officially saying goodbye to one of its most iconic structures: Science Lab Building. A shell of its former self, the now vacant property is set to be demolished over the summer. According...

Three of the four candidates sit during the debate, waiting for their turn to talk about their plans. (Kelly Watkins / The Signpost)

Students stand off in election debate

Tori Waltz March 13, 2019

The Weber State University student body will soon know the replacement for President Jordan Slater. After a week-long spring break, students and faculty gathered in the Shepherd Union Atrium March 11 for...

Jovany Bahena-Rosario

WSUSA presidential candidates prep debate

Tori Waltz March 10, 2019

Bret Alexander. Jovany Bahena-Rosario. Scott Lund. Julio Otay. One of these four men will become the next student body president at Weber State University.Kicking off election week, the WSU Student Association...

Winter is here, pollution is near

Winter is here, pollution is near

Tori Waltz January 24, 2019

Utah winters are a time for outdoor activities like skiing and snowboarding. However, residents have lately been forced to remain indoors due to bad air quality. With a blanket of inversion spreading throughout...

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