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Plants once grown under the Salt Lake have now surfaced and dried up.

Wilson’s water warning

Hunter Lindsey, Reporter November 8, 2022

Weber State University students, faculty and community members gathered in the Lindquist Hall on Nov. 4 to discuss the growing concern over the state of the Great Salt Lake. Utah Rep. Brad Wilson presented...

The new plants that will start to decorate the landscape around campus once planted.

Sustainable ‘scaping

Aaron Lowe, Reporter October 13, 2022

On Oct. 5, Weber State University’s Sustainable Clubs, landscapers and the Center for Community Engaged Learning hosted a xeriscaping service project. This project focused on inviting students, faculty...

One building on campus has a roof that is nearly covered with solar panels. Photo credit: Summer Muster

Shining a light on solar power

Simon Mortensen April 18, 2022

Secretary General of the United Nations António Guterres has said the world needs to be carbon-neutral by 2050, and it's sources like rooftop solar that will play a part in reaching that goal, while...

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...

Weber Students are seen cleaning up and prepping the new goat shelter. Photo credit: Zadoth Vazquez

Greatest (break) of all time

Adam Montgomery March 16, 2022

The Center for Community and Engaged Learning Alternative Breaks team wrapped up a successful and busy week across the nation.According to the Alternative Breaks page on Weber State's website, this program...

Weber State hosts a clothing swap in the Shepherd Union, where Jasmyne Olsen and Kayla Griffin look through a box of books that were donated. Photo credit: Summer Muster

A cause worth thrifting for

ezra striley-weinman February 7, 2022

Weber State University’s sustainability-focused clubs joined together Feb. 1-2 to host a free clothing swap. The clubs received 541 pounds of clothing donations from the Ogden community and WSU students...

Students can choose from a variety of subjects in sustainability for their posters. Photo credit: Weber State University

Calling all sustainability artists

Connor Hopson February 7, 2022

Weber State University’s Sustainability Practices and Research Center is organizing a poster contest for students to express their academic pursuits and achievements centralized on sustainability....

Vegetation contains water and lowers city temperatures which demonstrates a major benefit of grass and trees in city planning. Photo credit: Makayla Martinez

A snapshot of climate change in cities

Rebecca Baggett October 18, 2021

The Sustainability Snapshot Series will focus on research about sustainability and other challenges in the community this semester. Professors and other researchers in a variety of fields will speak to...

Ogdens Renewable Energy program is exploring whether the city will commit to moving towards 100% renewable energy.  (Bella Torres / The Signpost)

A move to renew

Dalton Gallegos September 3, 2021

The Ogden City Council voted to enter into a new program with other communities to procure utility-scale renewable energy for both residents and businesses. The program, called The Interlocal Cooperation...

A guide to parking, commuting and public transportation at WSU

Noah Lutman June 21, 2021

Parking and transportation services on Weber State University's campuses are an essential part of making the university efficient, safe and dependable for students, staff and faculty. Recent updates in...

WSU rushes to restore trees across campus after windstorms

Lissete Landaverde June 7, 2021

Weber State University canceled classes on all campuses on Sept. 8 and Sept. 9 due to high winds that damaged buildings and trees, and left 150,000 Rocky Mountain customers without power. As a result of...

Snow covers a bridge located at the Great Salt Lake Shorelands Preserve. The preserve is a bird refuge located in the wetlands just off the Great Salt Lake in Layton, Utah. (Sarah Earnshaw/ The Signpost) Photo credit: Sarah Earnshaw

The lights are going out in the Great Salt Lake

Sarah Earnshaw March 29, 2021

The Great Salt Lake is drying up, and it’s only going to get lower as more and more people move to Utah. This was discussed in a public forum by Weber State’s Walker Institute on March 23 in...

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