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A sign hung up above the compost bin in Shepard Union advising that food is only to be disposed of in this bin to limit waste.

Conservación de alimentos con el Sistema de Recuperación de Alimentos de WSU

January 25, 2024

Una forma de hacer trabajo voluntario en la universidad de Weber State es con el Sistema de Recuperación de Alimentos (Food Recovery Network). Esta organización nacional tiene un sección en Weber State,...

Analeah Vaughn (right) the Sustainability Coordinator and Green Department Program Manager at WSU, and Korynn Martinez (left) a student sustainability coordinator at the sustainability office at WSU promote the Clear the Air ‘23 challenge, Jan. 31.

Community air care

Adam Rubin, Reporter February 21, 2023

Weber State University’s commitment to environmental sustainability is well-known among the Wildcat Family. The campus goal of being carbon-neutral by 2040 is supported by the “Clear the Air Challenge,”...

A single solar panel sitting outside of the Shepherd Union building.

A greener Weber

Brisa Odenthal, Reporter February 7, 2023

WSU’s Department of Energy and Sustainability has been working hard to offset carbon production from the university. The campus, which is already 18.7% powered using renewable energy from Rocky Mountain...

Hey Waldo, can we go thrift shopping?

Brisa Odenthal, Reporter January 26, 2023

Weber State University’s Energy and Sustainability Office is hosting a swap meet on Jan. 25 and 26. WSU’s students, faculty and community have been able to participate by donating or receiving items...

Weber State stays strong on sustainability education

Adam Rubin September 3, 2021

Weber State University’s Sustainability Practices and Research Center is a resource designed to educate students, faculty, staff, alumni and the broader community on the environment and sustainability...

A necklace gets fixed at the fix-it clininc in the Shepherd Union. (Sarah Catan / The Signpost)

Can we fix it? Probably

Alen Hajric September 28, 2018

Weber State University held its first-ever Fix-It Clinic on Sept. 27, from noon to 3 p.m. in the atrium of the Shepherd Union Building. Students who needed to get any sort of item fixed to help them save...

The Impossible Burger at Harp and Hound in Ogden. Photo credit: Weston Lee

Growing a meat-filled future

Weston Lee July 30, 2018

As vegan friendly options, menus, and eateries continue to grow across Ogden and the Wasatch Front, lab-grown meat seeks to be the alternative even carnivores can enjoy.Sirrus Lawson, a Weber State University...

Work takes place at the field west of the Social Science building construction. (Joshua Wineholt / The Signpost)

New social science structure seeks subterranean source of energy

John Wise September 7, 2017

You can’t miss Weber State University’s newest construction endeavor: the social science building and the adjacent field. The closing of half of the A1 parking lot, unearthing of...

Solar panels on the roof of FMB. (Source: Weber State University Facilities Management)

WSU in hot pursuit of carbon neutrality

Doug Manifold July 25, 2016

Weber State University is moving toward carbon neutrality and a long-term environmentally sustainable campus. In 2007, WSU joined the American College and University President’s Climate Commitment,...

Support the solution, reduce your contribution

January 27, 2015

This Utah winter has been quite unusual. The warm weather and the absence of snow is enticing, making it an easy choice to go hiking, bicycling and even, for some, a motorcycle ride. However, just because...

UTA Ed Passes are free to WSU students

September 2, 2014

The UTA Ed Pass is being offered to Weber State students for free this year. The passes, which students can use on any UTA service, were previously $20. The fee was instated about four years ago. After...

Ten crazy headlines

June 9, 2014

From the surprising, to the horrifying, to the downright hilarious, here are 10 headlines from the past week that may raise a few eyebrows. How to drive through all 48 of the contiguous United States...

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