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Anna Hobbs and Trisha Beckstead working on Nontraditional Student files. (Kennedy Robins / The Signpost)

‘A one-stop shop’ for non-traditional students

Adam Rubin August 27, 2021

A significant portion of Weber State University students qualify as non-traditional students. To better help these students, who tend to have different challenges when entering college, WSU has a department...

Rodrigue Kissou dreams of starting a foundation for children who are unable to obtain higher education. Photo credit: Benjamin Zack

An example of overcoming adversity and finding success

Ally Nelson April 5, 2021

Achieving success at Snow College and Weber State University by earning three associate degrees and a bachelor's degree plus multiple awards and internships, current WSU student Rodrigue Kissou is now...

Performing during a pandemic

Performing during a pandemic

Ben Ferney January 11, 2021

Weber State University students in the performing arts department have experienced a drastically different year while continuing their studies during the pandemic. According to the CDC, singing and...

The Clear the Air Challenge was designed to lower Utah air pollution and lasts all of February. (Photo by Patrick Hendry on Unsplash)

Drive less, win money

Francia Benson January 30, 2020

The Clear the Air Challenge is a month long challenge held every February, which has been taken up by Weber State University to help motivate its students. This year's challenge is aiming to eliminate...

According to Consumer Reports, the liquids inside laundry pods contain chemicals that can burn the mouth, digestive system and stomach. In an effort to stem the spread of the challenge, both Facebook and YouTubes parent company Google removed Tide Pod Challenge videos from their platforms. After the initial backlash subsided, many people began making jokes about the challenge and some restaurants and bakeries made food that looked like Tide pods. (Kristoffer Tripplaar/Sipa USA/TNS)

The psychology behind stupidity

Tori Waltz November 21, 2018

Back in January, the "Tide Pod challenge" swept social media. This infamous dare urged users, primarily teenagers, to bite into laundry detergent packets filled with lethal chemicals and upload their reactions...

The Power of Consistency

Pascal Friedmann October 14, 2015

Running has taught me some important life lessons lately. One of them occurred to me just the other week. I was running up 36th Street between Harrison Boulevard and Skyline Drive—a fairly long,...

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