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One of the kids in the child care center holds up his creation he built out of blocks.

El cuidado de los pequeños ‘Cats en el campus

Marianna Lopez Luritta, Traductor January 24, 2023

El Centro de Estudiantes No Tradicionales de la Universidad Estatal Weber ha creado una opción de guardería asequible para los estudiantes no tradicionales del campus. Los estudiantes no tradicionales...

One of the kids in the child care center holds up his creation he built out of blocks.

Childcare on campus: know your options

Brisa Odenthal, Reporter January 24, 2023

Weber State University’s Nontraditional Student Center has created an affordable child care option for nontraditional students on campus. Nontraditional students are students who are over 25, have a...

The good, the bad and the banned: Book censorship

The good, the bad and the banned: Book censorship

Lexie Andrew, Asst. culture editor November 3, 2022

The tradition of banning and challenging books is once again gaining traction. Richard Price, an associate professor of political science at Weber State University, held an event on Oct. 26 in the Honors...

Bikes put aside until children get to play with them.

Hey there, daycare!

Lucas Moore, News editor August 29, 2022

For parents at Weber State University or any institution, finding a balance between school, work and children can be difficult. WSU offers hourly child care service for students and faculty that is run...

The McKay Education Building is home to the Melba S. Lehner Children’s School, which provides preschool children with care and education. (Nikki Dorber/The Signpost)

Learning for all ages

Tim Costello January 26, 2022

Students often pass the McKay Education Building in their daily treks around Weber State's Ogden campus, but what not everyone knows is that another school exists within those walls. The McKay Education...

The Festival of Trees was virutal this year due to COVID. All proceeds went to Primary Children’s Hospital. Photo credit: Blythe Evans

‘Tis the season of giving back

Lexie Andrew December 6, 2021

The Festival of Trees embodies the spirit of Christmas by giving back and helping those in need. Every year, the festival acts as a fundraiser for Intermountain Primary Children's Hospital, and this year,...

The cliffs of Flaming Gorge, Utah above an outlet become hidden by a fog.  (Nikki Dorber/The Signpost)

Finding the beauty in nature

Nikki Dorber March 31, 2021

I remember as a child if I told my parents I was bored, they would give me a crazy look and simply tell me to go outside. At first, I would go outside sulking because, if I am being honest, I was expecting...

Opinion: Writing killing into the curriculum

Opinion: Writing killing into the curriculum

Jennifer Greenlee March 1, 2021

Woodshop. English. Math. Firearm training. This is what high school students' class options might look like next semester if HB 258 passes the Utah House of Representatives and Senate and is signed...

Ruby Bridges, civil rights activist, spoke to the WSU community on Feb. 18. Bridges was the little girl depicted in Norman Rockwells painting of the beginning of the desegregation of local schools in Louisiana in 1960. Photo credit: Weber State University

A walk back in history with Ruby Bridges

Lissete Landaverde February 22, 2021

In a webinar held by Weber State University for Black History Month, civil rights activist Ruby Bridges shared her story with the community over Zoom on Feb. 18. At six years old, Bridges was one of the...

Dance Marathon held an event in October for Child Health Day. Photo credit: WSUSA

WSUSA to hold their fourth-annual Dance Marathon fundraising events

Lissete Landaverde February 8, 2021

According to Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, 62 children enter their facilities every minute across the country. It's for these children that Weber State University students are holding a fundraising...

Dr. Jason Cowell of University of Wisconsin, Greenbay, explains his studies of the neural development of moral judgment and moral action of children.  (Nikki Dorber / The Signpost)

Exploring morality and fairness through the minds of children

Lissete Landaverde November 23, 2020

The WSU Neuroscience Program and Club wrapped up their Neuroscience Lecture series on Nov. 19 by hosting a lecture presented by Jason Cowell, "Empathy, Morality, & Fairness in the Brain," via Zoom. Cowell,...

The Operation Toussaint documentary film follows Tim Ballard in an undercover mission in Haiti to rescue sex trafficking victims. (Courtesy of Operation Underground Railroad)

Operation Underground Railroad working to take down human trafficking

Ally Nelson November 18, 2020

The human trafficking industry makes roughly $32 billion each year, according to Utah Attorney General Sean D. Reyes. The Polaris Project, the organization that handles the U.S. National Human Trafficking...

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