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Upcoming emergency test alert

Kennedy Camarena, Editor-in-chief October 5, 2023

Weber State University will be sending out a test emergency notification through their emergency notification system known as Code Purple on Oct. 10. Code Purple is used to communicate with the campus...

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Fireworks and fire hazards

Cooper Hatsis, Reporter July 4, 2023

With Independence Day firework celebrations around the corner, it is important to be safe and cautious with fireworks this season, especially as Utah’s weather starts to get warmer. One way to prevent...

Utah’s teenage suicide rate increases

Utah’s teenage suicide rate increases

Kenna Gough, Contributor January 10, 2023

EDITOR’S NOTE: If you or someone you know is experiencing harmful thoughts, please seek help. Help is available at 1-800-273-8255, 801-587-3000 or Utah’s teenage suicide...

A young cadet reads the names of his fallen brothers and sisters at the Sept. 11 memorial in Ogden. (Nikki Dorber/The Signpost)

20 years later: Weber County remembers

Dalton Gallegos September 13, 2021

On Sept. 9, 10 and 11, the Major Brent Taylor Foundation and Weber County hosted the Weber Remembers exhibit in remembrance of the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.The event took place at the Weber...

Those affected by the 9/11 attacks asked President Biden to release previously blocked documents before the 20th anniversary. Photo credit: Google Images

Do you know your news? Sept. 7

Joshua Kamp September 3, 2021

1. On Sept. 3, President Biden signed an executive order directing the Department of Justice and other federal agencies to conduct a declassification review of documents pertaining to what?a. Unidentified...

Kayla Griffin is stepping up as the diversity and inclusive programs director this year. Photo credit: Weber State University

Leading diversity with passion and experience

Jazmyne Olson September 3, 2021

Kayla Griffin wears many hats at Weber State University: professor, volunteer coach, committee chair and more. This summer, she added another title: the Diversity and Inclusive Programs Coordinator.While...

The 9/11 Memorial has been placed for all to see within the NewGate Mall.  (Rebecca Gonzales/The Signpost)

Traveling exhibit commemorates 20th anniversary of 9/11

Rebecca Gonzales February 24, 2021

The Newgate Mall in Ogden recently welcomed a traveling 9/11 exhibit courtesy of nonprofit organization Honor365. The exhibit commemorates the upcoming 20th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001. It was first...

Lt. Gov. and Gov. Elect Spencer Cox tweeted about giving protestors on his property cookies and hot chocolate. Photo credit:

COVID-19 doesn’t take a backseat just because you’re tired of it

Jennifer Greenlee November 30, 2020

Before Thanksgiving, I was working on a column about how we need to stay safe but change the narrative. I wanted to tell people to put COVID-19 further down in news stories and keep it out of the lead....

Remembering the fallen during a deadly pandemic

Francia Benson September 14, 2020

This Sept. 11 marked the 19th anniversary of the 2001 terrorist attacks in New York City. On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, at 8:46 a.m., a jet hijacked by terrorists crashed into the World Trade Center,...

Millennials and Gen Zers have experienced significantly different economic, political, and social factors during their upbringings. (Monika Clarke/ The Signpost)

The global events that separate Millennials from Generation Z

Daryn Steed January 8, 2020

Dividing generations by abstract dates might seem senseless, but the first generational terminology was born from the baby boom post-World War II. After the war, birth rates across the world spiked; between...

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...

This land is our land

This land is our land

Danya Gil July 22, 2019

On July 14, Donald Trump tweeted about four Democratic congresswomen, telling them to “go back” to the “broken and crime infested places from which they came.” While he did not...

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