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Weber State University clock tower with fireworks behind it on July 17, 2022. (Kennedy Robins/ The Signpost)

Lighting up Lindquist

Coby Crisler, Reporter July 18, 2022

Family and friends gathered on Weber State University’s campus as dark clouds swirled above. The 43rd Lindquist Pops Concert was held at Weber State University on July 17. The event was meant to consist...

Kylan Weisser preparing to throw a football at Cal Poly in 2021. (Weber State Athletics)

Charging into football

Emily Miller, Sports editor July 11, 2022

In less than two months, Weber State University football will be back in Stewart Stadium kicking their 2022 season off against the Western Oregon University Wolves on Sept. 1. The Wildcats were originally...

Sadie Newsom dribbles down the line and looks to cross the ball.

Stepping up to a new season

Angelina Fontenot, Reporter July 11, 2022

Weber State University’s women’s soccer team ended last season with a 1–0 Big Sky Conference championship loss against the University of Montana. In the upcoming season, the Wildcats are chasing...

Wade Rodgers pitches as the infield sets up for the play. Photo credit: Simote Lokotui

Offensive battle against the Broncos

Simote Lokotui April 18, 2022

In a high-scoring battle, Weber State University's baseball team fell to Boise State University 23–18 on April 17.The Broncos' dominant first-inning performance set the tone for the game. Going up...

Distracted driving and speeding are the top two causes of vehicle accidents. (Photo by Watchara Phomicinda, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG) Photo credit: SCNG

The dangers of distraction

Rayshaun Baker-Lynch April 18, 2022

In 2021, speeding resulted in 7,951 crashes in Utah, adding to the already increasing rate of car crashes. Distracted driving and speeding are the top two causes of vehicle accidents.Utah Highway Patrol...

A reserved parking sign with the disabilities parking logo located at the A1 parking lot. Photo credit: Kennedy Robins

A glimpse into challenges for disabled students

Marisa Nelson April 18, 2022

College presents a plethora of challenges that aren't always obvious at first glance: the testing centers, a hill on the way to class or a cramped bathroom. But for students on Weber State campus with...

Around 70% of WSU freshmen enter college with AP or CE credit. Photo credit: Rebecca Gonzales

Comparing the costs of credits

Rebecca Gonzales April 18, 2022

Around 200 Utah high schools offer Advanced Placement classes, and over 20,000 Utah students take these classes every year, according to the Utah State Board of Education. In these classes, a single end-of-year...

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...

The Colorado River’s Upper Basin Water Supply has decreased from 4.5 million acre-feet per year to below 2 million, and the deficit is 35% from where it was when the 20th century began, according to the Utah Rivers Council. Photo credit: Grace Haglund

Utah’s water: Decisions now, consequences later

Alec Cipollini April 18, 2022

The drought in Utah didn't give any favors in 2022, and it will continue to worsen if nothing is done to stop global warming and the handling of how water is distributed in the state, advocates and experts...

The month of April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Photo credit: Weber State University

Changing the culture around rape

Bex Baggett April 13, 2022

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and the Women’s Center is finding ways to involve students in prevention efforts. This week’s event was the screening of “The Bystander Moment: Transforming...

2022 grads will wear tassels on their caps that represent their area of study. Photo credit: istock photo

Peleando con las borlas

Andres Rodriguez April 13, 2022

Las tradiciones a menudo se mantienen mediante un acuerdo unánime sobre un determinado método, proceso o forma de vida, e incluso se extienden a los colores de las borlas que usan los graduados...

Even though Hank was only with us for a short while, he left a lasting legacy on our hearts. Photo credit: Rebecca Gonzales

The memeing of life

Rebecca Gonzales April 11, 2022

Memes bring us together.They’re like modern-day editorial cartoons; they poke fun at people or issues or events and are a communication shorthand. Plus, they’re funny.Despite their funniness,...

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