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Signpost celebrates superiority

Harrison Epstein April 18, 2018

The Signpost took home 17 awards, including General Excellence in Group Five, at the Utah Press Association awards banquet. The Signpost received seven first-place awards, three second-place awards and...

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Tales of a Mormon metalhead

Chris Nichols April 11, 2018

What do the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Cannibal Corpse have in common? I love them both. Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Mormons, tend to have popular stereotypes: they all...

Outdoor recreation competition connects people to nature and to each other

Chris Nichols March 28, 2018

From an initial pool of 80 international submissions, 10 entrepreneurial hopefuls remained. Each group of presenters had spent months brainstorming ideas, developing products and working with mentors to...

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Did your bracket hack it?

Chris Nichols March 23, 2018

It's become a yearly tradition for sports fans and non-sports fans alike to fill out an NCAA bracket for March Madness. However, it's more likely that a left-handed person will die from using a right-handed...

Managing editor Cydnee Green, left, and photographer Ariana Berkemeier, right, pose for a photo in front of the Reno sign. (Joshua Wineholt / The Signpost)

Pocatello, Reno and the Signpost’s spring break

Joshua Wineholt March 21, 2018

Eight flights, six days, four cities, two basketball games and one interview: how The Signpost does spring break.While two of us made their way up to Pocatello to interview Chuck Wight, four of us spent...

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Chuck Wight makes top three for ISU president

Chris Nichols March 21, 2018

Weber State University President Chuck Wight is among three final candidates under consideration for Idaho State University's president position.Wight, Boise State University vice president Kevin Satterlee...

President Chuck Wight allowed students to throw a pie in his face to help a campus fraternity. Photo credit: Chris Nichols

President Chuck Wight takes pies in the face for students

Chris Nichols February 27, 2018

Weber State University President Chuck Wight allowed students to throw a pie in his face for a fundraising event on February 27. The fundraiser was for campus fraternity Phi Gamma Lambda to spread knowledge...

Using literature, construction and dancing to understand math and science

Using literature, construction and dancing to understand math and science

Chris Nichols January 25, 2018

When students think of science class, they may imagine lectures about igneous rocks, physics equations or mitochondria. Several new classes at Weber State University are looking to demolish that thinking. Within...

President Chuck Wight announced his resignation on Jan. 18. Photo credit: Weber State University

Weber State University President Charles Wight announces resignation

Kara Mitchell January 19, 2018

After announcing his plans to step down as the Weber State University President, Charles “Chuck” Wight and his wife Victoria Rasmussen left the auditorium with tears in their eyes on Jan. 18.Wight...

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Kids create contraptions to dish out breakfast

Chris Nichols January 13, 2018

Weber State University will host a live Rube Goldberg-machine-building contest on Jan. 19. A Rube Goldberg machine is a purposely complicated contraption that uses multiple materials sequentially activated...

The big topic at CES this year is 5G, which Xu Zhijun of Huawei speaks about here on Dec. 3, 2017 at the Fourth World Internet Conference in Wuzhen, China. (Zheng Huansong/Xinhua/Zuma Press/TNS)

The future’s so bright, you’ve got to wear VR glasses

Chris Nichols January 10, 2018

The International Consumer Electronics Show, also known as CES, is a technology trade show held annually that gives the public an opportunity to see soon-to-be released gadgets. The event this year is...

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Robots, internet and online shopping: Upcoming technology in 2018

Chris Nichols January 6, 2018

Technology trends can display the awaited realization of predicted products from the past as well as objects users did not know they needed until it was released. In 2017, virtual reality headsets rose...

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