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Mary Mapes, an American journalist who is responsible for breaking the story that exposed abuses of prisoners at a CIA-run prison in Abu Ghraib, was a guest speaker at Weber State.  (Nikki Dorber / The Signpost)

On truth and journalism: former “60 Minutes” producer speaks at WSU

Caitlyn Nichols February 24, 2021

Nearly a year after she was first scheduled to come and speak at Weber State University, nationally-renowned journalist Mary Mapes presented on her story and about modern journalism over Zoom on Feb. 23.Mapes...

Mary Mapes will be speaking to Weber State University at an online event on Feb. 23. Photo credit: Courtesy of the Leigh Bureau

Truth is risky business: WSU to welcome Mary Mapes

Joshua Kamp February 22, 2021

Award-winning journalist Mary Mapes will address Weber State University on Feb. 23 to discuss ethical issues related to her craft and the current state of journalism. Mapes was originally slated to speak...

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News Quiz 10/7

Kenlee East October 4, 2019

1. On Oct. 2, Amber Guyger was sentenced to how many years in prison for murdering her neighbor?a. 20 yearsb. Life sentencec. 10 yearsd. 3 years2. What R&B singer was denied bail in his sexual abuse...

Jordan Spieth plays his shot from the second tee during the final round of the Masters on Sunday, April 10, 2016, at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution/TNS)

The course, the myth, the legend: The Masters

April 7, 2017

Built from an abandoned plant nursery and designed by golf legend Bobby Jones and world-renowned British golf course architect Alister MacKenzie, the Augusta National Golf Club was destined for greatness.Augusta...

Villanovas Ryan Arcidiacono celebrates his teams win with Phil Booth and Mikal Bridges on Monday, April 4, 2016, at NRG Stadium in Houston. (Source: Tribune News Service)

Let’s dance: 68 teams, 67 games and one belle of the ball

Harrison Epstein March 12, 2017

  As calendars turn to March, millions of Americans participate in one of the country's most beloved pastimes: Filling out a March Madness bracket. The field is comprised of 68 teams within...

Keep kids safe on Halloween

Allen Glines October 28, 2015

Trick-or-treating is seen as a childhood rite of passage for a majority of Americans. The problem with children’s involvement in this holiday is that they’re a very vulnerable group of citizens....

WSU Professor shared history of ABC network

January 27, 2015

With projector screens flashing images of ABC logos and famous celebrities, WSU adjunct history professor Tracey Smith presented "The ABC Television Network" Monday to a handful of Wildcats. Gathered...

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