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Weber State campus dorms can be found next to the Outdoor Adventure and Welcome Center as well as the Dee Events Center. Photo credit: Summer Muster

The costs of living

Catie Weimer April 18, 2022

Gage Brinkerhoff isn’t at Weber State getting ready for final exams at the end of the semester. Instead, he’s working 40 hours a week to afford his monthly rent.“If I had gone through...

Canned goods are among some of the products available in the Weber Cares Food Pantry. Photo credit: Nikki Dorber

Study finds WSU students experience food insecurity

Catie Weimer April 13, 2022

The Community Research Extension from Weber State’s Center for Community Engaged Learning surveyed all 16 Utah System of Higher Education schools and found almost 40% of students faced food insecurity...

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%,...

Weber States Ballot Box is just outside of the Stewart Library on the main campus in Ogden, Utah. This is one of the many things that WSU has to help students and the surrounding community vote during elections. (BriElle Harker / The Signpost)

WSU named Voter Friendly Campus

Joshua Kamp March 29, 2021

Weber State University has been designated as a Voter Friendly Campus, a title offered by a program started through the partnership of two organizations, the Campus Vote Project and the National Association...

Massage chairs in the Stress Relief Center at the Swenson Gym. (Sara Parker / The Signpost)

Say yes to relieving stress

Ally Nelson November 30, 2020

With finals approaching, along with managing online classes during COVID-19, student stress levels are high.A group of researchers from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill and Harvard Medical...

A nontraditional graduation experience

A nontraditional graduation experience

Catie Weimer November 16, 2020

Even though commencement has been postponed, graduation is just around the corner. As a non-traditional student, I have different feelings about it this year.I am a senior, and after this fall semester,...

Gov. Gary Herbert announces new COVID-19 regulations for the state, including a state-wide mask mandate. Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons

Gov. Gary Herbert announces new mandates in struggle with COVID-19

Jennifer Greenlee November 8, 2020

In an address to the state, Gov. Gary Herbert announced four new COVID-19 precautionary measures to be implemented in Utah. He also declared a state of emergency for Utah in response to the rising hospitalizations...

Accurate census statistics from college students are more challenging to collect. Students living in on-campus residences such as dorms fall under a special category. (Photo courtesy of WSU)

Counting college students crucial for communities

Deborah Wilber February 19, 2020

College students are one of the hardest populations to count in the U.S. Census, according to Evan Curtis, state planning coordinator at the Governor's Office of Management and Budget.That difficulty comes...

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No planning, no problem: Three last-minute Halloween costumes

Leah Higginbotham October 30, 2016

Halloween is upon us, and with it comes the obligation of finding a costume. Between work and school, it can be hard to find the time to plan a costume before the party begins. Let’s face...

New research from Dorothy Espelage, education psychologist, shows that college students who were bullied as children reported higher levels of depression, anxiety and PTSD. (Source: Tribune News Service) Photo credit: Tribune News Service

Science Weekly: Effects of bullying are long-lasting

Kellie Plumhof September 6, 2016

Children are often taught a simple rhyme to help them deal with bullying at school. “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.” Despite the reassurance of the rhyme,...

WSU Student Researches Mindfulness

WSU Student Researches Mindfulness

Kellie Plumhof November 19, 2015

Life can be stressful, especially during college. One Weber State University student is devoting his time to researching on mindfulness and how it can help reduce stress. Tyson Bryant first attended...

WSU's ADHD Group meetings help students cope

June 8, 2015

“Looks like my ADHD is kicking in again" has become a punchline when we get distracted or confused.  But for people that deal with Attention-Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder, it’s no joke and can...

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