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Cars turn left on a green arrow at a traffic light located on Harrison Boulevard, while other drivers wait for the light to turn green. (Kennedy Robins/ The Signpost)

Traffic fatalities spike nationwide

Claire Young November 22, 2021

Traffic fatalities have spiked nationwide in the last two years due to lasting effects of the pandemic.At the beginning of 2020, traffic incidents and speed-related deaths in the U.S. increased by 11%,...

Head of vocal performance and vocal pedagogy Karen Bruestle held a vocal performance that spotlighted the work of performing arts faculty. Photo credit: Makayla Martinez

A focal point on faculty vocals

Claire Young November 8, 2021

Karen Bruestle, a Weber State University employee of 21 years in the vocal program, hosted a unique musical recital to highlight faculty in the performing arts department on Nov. 6. Bruestle is the head...

Weber State University instructor Blair Newbold shows students from Roy High School around the electric vehicle garage at Weber States Davis Campus on Sept. 17. Photo credit: Weber State University

Going electric with automotive mechanics

Claire Young October 25, 2021

The Automotive Strategic Workforce Initiative at Weber State University is a new program designed to prepare automotive and engineering students to operate on electric and hybrid vehicles in the workforce.The...

Students interested in the medical field have a chance to ask questions about employment opportunities offered within the fair.  (Lisa Rajigah/The Signpost)

Collage of careers featured at fair

Claire Young October 18, 2021

Making connections is important for college students. Attending career fairs can help students gain access to employers and internship opportunities in their respective fields. The STEM career fair, held...

WSUs Homecoming Week is being kicked off with the annual 5k race on Ogdens campus. Photo credit: Alex Guzman

Running for a cleaner earth

Claire Young October 11, 2021

Kicking off Homecoming Week is the annual 5K race on campus organized by Weber State Campus Recreation Services.The race consists of a 5-kilometer (3.1 miles) course that travels all around the Ogden campus,...

Math anxiety affects many students in high school and college. Weber State has resources to help students who may need extra help in class. Photo credit: Makayla Martinez

Combatiendo la ansiedad de matemática

Addison Weeks October 6, 2021

Muchas personas, en particular los estudiantes, tienen desafíos con la ansiedad de matemática. Por definición, ansiedad matemática es la angustia emocional y la desorganización...

Math anxiety affects many students in high school and college. Weber State has resources to help students who may need extra help in class. Photo credit: Makayla Martinez

Doing a number on math anxiety

Claire Young October 6, 2021

Many people, especially students, struggle with math anxiety. By definition, math anxiety is the emotional distress and mental disorganization that happens when faced with solving a math problem. According...

Lexis Edwards, a Weber State University student enrolled in the Student Support Services STEM program, is tutored by Ashtynn Stoddard.  (Nikki Dorber/The Signpost)

Supporting STEM students

Claire Young September 27, 2021

Weber State University had the grand opening of the new STEM-focused program fo Student Support Services on Sept. 21. The program is intended to provide support to first-generation and low-income students...

Internships help students gain the necessary skills, portfolio, experience and education to enter the workforce confidently. Photo credit: Blythe Evans

Employment concern? Learn and intern

Claire Young September 22, 2021

Internships are one of the many tools Weber State provides to help students gain the skills and experience they need to prepare for their careers post-graduation. For some degrees, they are a requirement...

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