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Viewpoint: A Weber State school year in review

April 15, 2014

This has been a remarkable year for news. From Crimea to the Affordable Care Act, Egypt's dissolving government to Kim Jung Un's meme popularity, news has arguably never been more popular. Weber State...

Al's a-Musing: One last lesson

April 15, 2014

There's a certain eeriness that pervades the last weeks of an experience. I believe that life is divided up into chapters, some more noticeable in their boundaries than others. The chapters that are marked,...

Big Al's Bites: Chunga's Mexican Food

April 6, 2014

I am constantly surprised by the benefits of branching out. Stepping outside of the norm is frightening, especially when both money and food are on the table, but it's necessary if you want to stop...

Viewpoint: WSU services can help you this end of semester

April 6, 2014

The end of the semester is rapidly approaching. Students and faculty are bracing for the onslaught of finals, papers,  assignments and anxiety that comes with the close of every semester. Mounting deadlines...

Viewpoint: The point behind the chalk throw

April 1, 2014

Utah is iconic in its religiosity. People all over the country know that the Beehive State is among the most spiritual of the country. It houses one of the largest spiritual festivals in the Western hemisphere,...

Viewpoint: Learn from the past to prepare for the future

March 30, 2014

Weber State offers several guest speakers throughout the year as part of WSUSA’s lecture series. This week hosts speakers who are survivors of human atrocities across the globe. With speakers from the...

Viewpoint: We need to vote for our student representatives

March 25, 2014

Now that the dust has settled from the executive campaigns, Weber State students are left to review the decisions they made during last week's voting. Congratulations are in order for all who ran, victorious...

Big Al's Bites: Three burgers you should know about

March 23, 2014

Eating burgers is like doing heroin: The more you’ve eaten, the better the burger needs to be to get you high. My name is Alex Gerrish, and I am a burger addict. I have no intentions of trying to...

Viewpoint: The contribution of sports to colleges

March 23, 2014

March Madness has taken the nation by force, as it has done every year for the past 74 years. Sports put colleges in the national spotlight in a way no other facet of the collegiate experience does. Loyalty,...

Viewpoint: Red Rocks need respect

March 18, 2014

Southern Utah is world-renowned for its breathtaking beauty. Painted cliffs etch pointed silhouettes across the horizons, marking canyon lines across a blooming sunset. Anciently, Native American tribes...

Big Al's Bites: Barbecue 1010

March 16, 2014

With all the talk of the paleo diets floating around, I can’t help but think that primal food was simple. Using primitive tools and minimal seasoning, meat was a delicacy that stood on its own, with...

Viewpoint: Tobacco, e-cigarettes the same in the House

March 4, 2014

E-cigarettes are a controversial topic across the country. Utah holds some of the strictest substance laws in the nation, and soon e-cigarettes will be lumped into that category. House Bill 112 looks to...

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