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The statue of Louis F. Moench, who is the founding president of Weber State Academy, now called Weber State University. (Nikki Dorber/The Signpost)

Who is who at WSU: Campus history and building names

Joshua Kamp April 19, 2021

Weber State University first opened its doors in 1889, long before it was ever known as WSU. Originally, it opened under the name Weber Stake Academy and has gone through a few name changes since then....

Historic Weber State Bell Tower in the evening sun.
(Brooklynn Kilgore/The Signpost) Photo credit: Brooklynn Kilgore

Looking back on the iconic Stewart Bell Tower

Marisa Nelson April 19, 2021

The Weber State University Bell Tower stands 100 feet tall on the Ogden campus, a stalwart beacon for the whole community with a rich history behind it.The Bell Tower is located in the heart of campus,...

Dee Events Marquee demolition making way for new BRT line

Dee Events Marquee demolition making way for new BRT line

Mackenzie Dessin March 1, 2021

Built in 1979, the Dee Events Center Marquee, located on the west entrance off Harrison Blvd., has stood tall for over 40 years. The Marquee became fully functional Dec. 1, 1979, and was programmed by...

BRT to connect Ogden, WSU and beyond

BRT to connect Ogden, WSU and beyond

Marisa Nelson February 12, 2021

The Utah Transit Authority will be adding a new Bus Rapid Transit route that will allow riders more access to WSU, the Dee Events Center and McKay-Dee Hospital. The project will have a travel hub on...

Construction is ongoing at Weber State University.  Crews have taken advantage of the winter break.  (Nikki Dorber / The Signpost)

In with the new: outdoor center nearly ready, Noorda well underway

Joshua Kamp January 11, 2021

Weber State University is continuing to grow its campuses through major construction projects, with one new building nearly ready for use and another expected to open in fall 2022. The university...

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