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Battle of blood: Wildcats vs. Aggies

Tim Costello, Reporter September 14, 2023

From Sept. 11 to 15, Weber State University students, faculty and staff have the opportunity to donate blood as a part of community outreach with the American Red Cross. Weber State has two annual blood...

A great way to donate: WSU hosts blood drive

McKinna Baird, Reporter February 9, 2023

On Feb. 6-8, the Dee Events Center and the Shepherd Union building welcomed the American Red Cross for a blood drive. The blood drive offered appointments to donors, but accepted walk-ins whenever possible....

Medical supplies set over a table for the Dee Events blood drive. Photo credit: Camryn Johnson

To B or not to B-negative

Rebecca Baggett February 9, 2022

Weber State University held a blood drive in conjunction with the American Red Cross from Feb. 7-9, during what the Red Cross is calling “the worst blood shortage in over a decade.”During the...

A “blood”-y good drive

Adam Rubin November 16, 2020

Weber State University, with the help of the American Red Cross, aims to create the largest blood drive in the past decade in both Utah and Nevada. The blood drive will take place from Nov. 30 to Dec....

Blood Battle participants in the Shepard Union Ballroom on WSUs main campus. (Robert Lewis / The Signpost)

‘Cats bleed purple for blood drive

Kierstynn King August 26, 2020

Each year at the beginning of fall semester, with the help of the American Red Cross, WSU and USU compete in a bloody contest: the annual Blood Drive. During Aug. 24 to 28, the Shepherd Union ballrooms...

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To blood and beyond

Hannah Olsen February 14, 2019

On average, according to the American Red Cross, a person in America needs blood every two seconds, and every eight minutes they respond to someone in crisis. That’s a lot of blood needed from donors....

Melissa Dickson, of the American Red Cross, preps Weber State University senior Chris Brown for a blood donation at Weber State Universitys blood drive on Thursday, Sept 1. (Emily Crooks / The Signpost)

WSU v. USU: The battle for blood

Sarah Earnshaw September 1, 2016

Yesterday marked the end of this year’s annual blood drive competition between Weber State University and Utah State University, at least for Weber State University. USU has one more day in the competition....

NUAMES and Weber bleed for a cause

November 25, 2014

Many people hold a connection to local healthcare facilities: Primary Children’s Hospital, the Huntsman Cancer Institute or the University of Utah Hospital. Weber State University and Northern...

Students bleed purple for Weber State blood drive

September 11, 2014

Relaxing in a reclining chair, Weber State senior Clint Hartmann waited casually while a small plastic bag below him slowly filled with his blood. Occupying one of the 12 chairs in the Ballroom A...

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