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Driving through a COVID testing center

Connor Hopson February 28, 2022

Since the omicron variant of COVID-19 first infiltrated Weber County, positive tests at Weber State University have reached a peak of 40%, according to State Operations Director Viet Le. A drive-thru testing...

Children attend the Weber State University Storytelling Festival in March 2017. Photo credit: Signpost Archives

Twenty-six years of stories

Tim Costello February 9, 2022

The Storytelling Festival has been part of Weber State University history for the past 26 years. It originally occurred as a one-day event on across the lawns on campus in 1996. However, a pipe broke and...

President Brad Mortensen speaks to WSU faculty and staff during a virtual town hall. Photo credit: Catie Weimer

COVID numbers up, enrollment numbers down

Catie Weimer January 14, 2022

COVID-19 was once again the main topic of discussion at the Faculty and Staff Virtual Town Hall meeting on Jan. 13. Weber State University President Brad Mortensen spoke of the need for sufficient on-campus...

Amanda Newbold andJustin Hurbert from WSUs Student Wellness assisted students in learning more about the COVID-19 vaccine. Photo credit: Kennedy Robins

A plethora of pandemic protocols

Rebecca Baggett January 10, 2022

Weber State is heading into another pandemic semester, and with a new COVID-19 variant, safety protocols are being updated for the coming semester. The new Omicron variant has hit the United States hard,...

The Biden Administration pushes to achieve 45% solar energy use in the United States. Photo credit: Pixabay

Do you know your news? 09/14

Joshua Kamp September 13, 2021

1. The Biden administration released a report on Sept. 8 showing how the nation could meet the ambitious goal of covering 45% of total energy consumption with solar power by 2030. What percentage of...

As COVID-19 cases continue to rise, health officials are urging everyone to get their COVID vaccine. Photo credit: pixabay

Do you know your news? July 27

Marisa Nelson July 26, 2021

1. According to NBC News, what percentage of people in the U.S. population has been vaccinated?a. 70%b. 60%c. 40%d. 35%2. Scientists are predicting that ____________ will become much more likely over the...

Seats were situated to allow social distancing, due to Covid-19. (Nikki Dorber / The Signpost)

Fall 2020 graduation bites the dust

Marisa Nelson November 12, 2020

Weber State University has announced that fall 2020 commencement will be canceled due to the ongoing spread of COVID-19, the spike in cases and concerns for the community.Those convocation ceremonies scheduled...

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Do you know your news? Nov. 10

Marisa Nelson November 9, 2020

1. According to the Utah Department of Health along with the Salt Lake Tribune, COVID-19 numbers reached an all-time high in Utah this past week, which led to Gov. Gary Herbert's new mandates for the state....

Fear Factory takes health precautions to keep attendees safe during pandemic. (Fear Factory)

Even a pandemic can’t stop a screaming good time

Caitlyn Nichols October 28, 2020

Sarah Earnshaw contributed to this story and filmed the accompanying video.The CDC guidelines online listed “going to an indoor haunted house where people may be crowded together and screaming”...

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