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Weber State University Student Body President Ben Ferney explains what a career champion is, the differences they make in students lives and how important they are to WSU. (Kennedy Robins/ The Signpost)

Honoring our champions

ezra striley-weinman March 16, 2022

Weber State University Career Services held a Career Championship Banquet honoring 12 faculty and staff members who have contributed to student career and professional development on March 15.The Career...

Anti-war protests erupt all over the world.

Do you know your news? March 1

Alexandrea Bonilla February 28, 2022

1. The Supreme Court will hear one of the most important environmental cases in more than a decade this week, a case that could restrict or eliminate the control of which government agency?A. Environmental...

Mary Mapes, an American journalist who is responsible for breaking the story that exposed abuses of prisoners at a CIA-run prison in Abu Ghraib, was a guest speaker at Weber State.  (Nikki Dorber / The Signpost)

On truth and journalism: former “60 Minutes” producer speaks at WSU

Caitlyn Nichols February 24, 2021

Nearly a year after she was first scheduled to come and speak at Weber State University, nationally-renowned journalist Mary Mapes presented on her story and about modern journalism over Zoom on Feb. 23.Mapes...

NUAMES was on soft lockdown for an hour following threats received through the SafeUT app. (Sarah Earnshaw/The Signpost).

Layton campus lockdown

Jennifer Greenlee September 1, 2020

The Northern Utah Academy for Math, Engineering and Science high school received threats of violence through the SafeUT hotline. The man suspected of making these threats, now identified as David Neilson,...

Justice is more than an arrest

Jennifer Greenlee July 20, 2020

Eight minutes.For eight minutes, Officer Derek Chauvin knelt on George Floyd's neck as Floyd lay handcuffed, face down on the pavement.For eight minutes, bystanders begged Chauvin to move, saying Floyd...

The state-wide primary elections for governor are on June 30.

Whose position is it anyway?

Jennifer Greenlee June 22, 2020

With the state-wide election primaries drawing near, many are looking at their ballot and wondering who to vote for. With a record four gubernatorial primary candidates on the Republican ballot for the...

Do you know your news?

Marisa Nelson June 18, 2020

1.) Ogden has announced plans to reduce electricity and natural gas consumption by the year _____. a. 2021b. 2025c. 2030d. 20232. Coronavirus has killed over 115,000 people in the U.S....

Hydroxychloroquine was found in a recent study to have no benefits for COVID-19 patients. (Pixabay).

Do you know your news?

Jennifer Greenlee June 8, 2020

1. Which police department had 57 police officers resign from the emergency response team after two officers were suspended for pushing a 75-year-old protester to the ground?a. Sante Fe, New Mexicob. Buffalo,...

Supporters from all over Utah came to the Utah State Capitol protest on June 4. Photo credit: Sarah Earnshaw

Peaceful protesters march for Black Lives Matter

Jennifer Greenlee June 7, 2020

The police and National Guard stood side-by-side as they watched the peaceful gathering from the State Capitol Building behind yellow tape. Thousands of protesters lined the space from the sidewalk down...

WSU Criminal Justice Professor Scott Senjo resigns from his position after threatening tweets are exposed. (WSU).

WSU professor resigns after threatening tweets revealed

Jennifer Greenlee June 3, 2020

Weber State University Professor Scott Senjo resigned on June 3 after several of his tweets, which threatened protesters and journalists, came under fire. His Twitter account, which was linked to...

The Ogden/Weber Municipal Building sits on Washington Boulevard. (Wikimedia Commons) Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons

Police officer fatally shot in Ogden

Francia Benson May 30, 2020

Nathan Lyday, an Ogden police officer, was fatally shot while responding to a domestic violence call in Ogden on May 28. Another officer with adult probation and parole was also struck with gunfire and...

WSU students receive CARES Act money for summer and fall semesters. (WSU)

WSU distributes CARES Act money to students

Jennifer Greenlee May 26, 2020

Many Weber State University students are eligible for funds from the recent Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act after it was signed into law at the end of March, providing WSU with $11,714,226.The...

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