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Weber States Jazz band performs at the Concerto Night in 2014. Photo credit: Signpost Archives

New year, new performances

Makayla Geddes January 10, 2022

A new semester isn't only a fresh schedule and more homework. The return to campus after winter break means a new calendar of art events across campus. "Every semester, we have a variety of different performances...

Peter Grueneisen, recording studio designer, and 
Shane Sanders, principal architect, enjoy the completed recording studio. (Lisa Rajigah/The Signpost)

A state-of-the-art studio for state-of-the-art sound

Caitlyn Nichols October 6, 2021

After years of conception and planning, The Ray L. Kimber Music and Sound Recording Studio in the Browning Center is finally finished and open. A VIP open house was held Oct. 1 for the architects, faculty,...

The Austad Auditorium, along with the Allred Theater, have undergone sound upgrades as part of the Browning Centers renovations. (Nikki Dorber/The Signpost)

Browning Center: back with class

Caitlyn Nichols September 8, 2021

After a full summer of construction and renovation, The Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts will be ready to present with its own new features and upgrades this fall. The first renovations are...

Social distancing and face masks are required at WSUs 2020 graduation.  (Nikki Dorber / The Signpost)

WSU releases plans for 2021 Graduation ceremonies

Marisa Nelson March 5, 2021

Caitlyn Nichols also contributed to this story.The plans for multi-day graduation ceremonies to recognize the achievements of the Fall 2020, Spring 2021 and Summer 2021 graduates were announced by Weber...

Brad Mortensen giving his inaugural address.  (Nikki Dorber / The Signpost)

Charging into a new era

Adam Rubin January 8, 2020

The inauguration of Weber State University’s 13th President, Brad L. Mortensen, will be permanently marked in the records of Utah’s education history and will be remembered as the start of...

Investigative journalist Ronan Farrow gives a speech and then a Q&A. (Joshua Wineholt / The Signpost)

Ronan Farrow give long-awaited speech at WSU

Harrison Epstein January 20, 2019

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ronan Farrow spoke to a sold-out crowd at the Val A. Browning Center’s Austad Auditorium on Jan. 19. Farrow came to Weber State University as a part of the ongoing...

A small concert but a big honor

A small concert but a big honor

Micah Vansickle February 7, 2018

Weber State University Orchestras and String faculty hosted the fourth annual Honor Orchestra on Jan. 27, bringing together 10 local high schools and their top orchestra students for a night of orchestral...

Weber State University police cars sit outside the Browning Center as officials work to maintain a flood in the building and evacuate students and faculty. (Emily Crooks / The Signpost)

Browning Center floods, ‘Marriage’ continues

Ezekiel Lee March 24, 2017

The Val A. Browning Center for Performing Arts flooded on March 23 in the afternoon."We were in rehearsal, and the fire alarm started to go off and we went to the Shepherd Union," said Riley French, a...

Browning Center seeks donations for updated seats

February 8, 2015

Imagine an international ballet company is performing in Ogden. You've paid nearly $100 for your ticket, but by intermission your bottom is so sore from the worn-out seat you can't sit down. Believe...

Businessman donates for Damian Day

June 25, 2012

Although Ray Kimber only spent a few semesters as a student at Weber State University, it was the beginning of a long-lasting relationship, during which he has contributed to many different departments...

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