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Prisoner in my own home

Deborah Wilber April 1, 2020

Voluntary confinement in a 28 feet by 28 feet apartment can feel like a prison, but I’m afraid to leave my home. The closure of the Weber State University campus and my work has been beneficial...

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...

The outside of Ogden City Justice Court. Cases were still heard despite the power outage last Friday. (Deborah Wilber/The Signpost)

Justice in the dark

Deborah Wilber January 30, 2020

Ogden City Justice Court spent over an hour in the dark Friday morning, leaving Judge Michael Junk’s courtroom in limbo before closing the building at 11:30 a.m. At approximately 10 a.m., the...

Sunford, who was tried last year for four counts of voyeurism committed on the WSU campus, standing with his lawyer during his case review. (Deborah Wilber/ The Signpost)

389 Days and 10 Appearances Later

Deborah Wilber January 30, 2020

A registered sex offender stood in front of Judge Michael Junk once again on Friday for an interim review of his case after Anthony Sunford pled guilty to four counts of voyeuristic behavior at Weber State...

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Sex offender gets probation

Deborah Wilber November 21, 2019

Judge Michael Junk of Ogden City Justice Court struck down a sentence Nov. 14, in the Anthony Sunford case. Sunford was seen on video entering the women's bathroom and locker room on eight separate...

WSU alumni, Medal of Honor recipient, Mr. Brian Thacker, saluting the audience after being recognized for his honorable work in the military.  Nikki Dorber / The Signpost Photo credit: Nikki Dorber

‘Men more than soldiers’

Deborah Wilber November 14, 2019

All eyes were on Medal of Honor recipient Brian Miles Thacker on Nov. 8. Weber State University students, staff and members of the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps came to Lindquist Hall to meet...

Sunfords case will be held in the Ogden City Second Justice Court. (Deborah Wilber/The Signpost)

Sunford still not sentenced

Deborah Wilber November 9, 2019

After nearly one year and seven continuances, sentencing is still pending for Anthony Ray Sunford for his voyeuristic behavior on campus last December. Monday morning at Ogden City Second District Court,...


WSU one of the best for vets

Deborah Wilber November 5, 2019

Weber State University ranks one of the best-of-the-best institutions for student vets in the nation.Marine Corps veteran Robert Brito, who works for Veteran Services at WSU Davis, received the news while...


Honoring the veteran community

Deborah Wilber November 4, 2019

Less than 0.5 percent of the American population sign on the dotted line to serve their country, according to demographic information from the U.S. Military. Every year this country honors these men and...

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Building a better world and a better self

Deborah Wilber October 4, 2019

More than 134 Weber State University alumni have served in the Peace Corps since it was founded in 1961. WSU graduate Danielle Collier is one of 790 to work in North Macedonia as a Peace Corps volunteer. This...

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To vape or not to vape

Deborah Wilber September 27, 2019

After I was diagnosed with a heart condition, I became curious about vaping. This electronic cigarette appeared to be the answer to healthier tobacco use; people could have nicotine without the harmful...

Digging deeper into Davis County jail deaths

Digging deeper into Davis County jail deaths

Deborah Wilber April 18, 2019

Within the confines of the Davis County Jail, between 2005 and 2017, 19 inmates have died as a result of injuries sustained in custody. In the wake of her daughter’s death on Dec. 21, 2016, Cynthia...

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