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Students work in the new Ray L. Kimber Music & Sibyl Recording Studio in the Val A. Browning Center for the Performing Arts on March 18, 2022.

Canciones de los Wildcats

Nelly Hernandez Tejada and Megan Swann June 11, 2024

La idea de una canción de amor sobre Hot Wheels no sería muy probable, pero fue exactamente el tipo de canción que Catie Wirz que es un estudiante quería escribir. Wirz dijo que lo que comenzó...

Par Kermani and his husband Kurt Kermani, in the hospital on Thanksgiving Day of 2020.

Navigating university married to a seahorse

Parham Kermani, Columnist November 28, 2023

Born to a first-generation family from Iran as the eldest son, I had high expectations set for me. By the first grade, my parents already had my life planned out for me, as stated in a letter they wrote...

A student entering the learning center located on the first floor of Tracy Hall in room 101 in 2017.

Resources for new and returning students

Star Neil, Section Editor October 24, 2023

Math and English placement testing is currently free to all students at Weber State through Dec. 9. This is one of multiple ways Weber State plans to help new and returning students successfully integrate...

A globe sitting out as a decoration during the Study Abroad fair. Photo taken in Feb. 2023.

Representation through translation

Cooper Hatsis, Reporter September 26, 2023

Translation Week, an annual event sponsored by Weber State University’s Department of World Languages and Cultures, started on Sept. 25 and will end on Sept 28. Translation Week first came to Weber...

Students showing off their muscles as they are being hypnotised during the show.

Hypnotized Wildcats on campus

Terra Bell, Reporter September 19, 2023

Weber State University students had the opportunity to become hypnotized by famous hypnotist Tom DeLuca on Sept. 13 courtesy of the WSUSA activities team. The activities team wanted to host more small...

Weber State University President Brad Mortensen explained to English faculty professor Sarah Vause that she won the Presidential Teaching Excellence Award.

Weber recognizes professors’ excellency

Tim Costello, News editor January 24, 2023

It’s Presidential Awards season, and Weber State University President Brad Mortensen surprised students in Sarah Vause’s American Literature class by awarding the professor with the Presidential Teaching...

Forrest Gander, Pulitzer Prize winner of 2019, visited Weber States Ogden campus on Sept. 14 to share experiences and poems. Photo credit: Weber State University

Gander in the outdoors

Raymond Lucas September 15, 2021

The sun shone on the faces of an audience with tent-shielded eyes fixated on Forrest Gander, as he explained to his listeners the connections he makes to the real world through his poetry. The event was...

Opinion: Writing killing into the curriculum

Opinion: Writing killing into the curriculum

Jennifer Greenlee March 1, 2021

Woodshop. English. Math. Firearm training. This is what high school students' class options might look like next semester if HB 258 passes the Utah House of Representatives and Senate and is signed...

Pokemon Go players during the Pokemon Go Fest in Chicago on July 22, 2017 (Wikimedia Commons).

As a mediocre Spider-Man once said, let’s do this one last time

Nic Muranaka November 16, 2020

I’ve been here awhile.I started at Weber State University in fall 2015, a reluctant college student. I took courses to finish an associate’s degree until I stumbled into an Intro to Literature...

Weber graduates are in this together

Weber graduates are in this together

Daryn Steed December 12, 2018

Four years ago, I sat down for my first class at Weber State. It was intro to literature, and my professor didn’t make us go around the room to share fun facts that aren’t ever fun, so we were...

From 140 to 280: Twitters expansion offers flexibility

From 140 to 280: Twitter’s expansion offers flexibility

Chris Nichols November 22, 2017

Have you ever had to shorten a tweet because you ran out of room? The new character count presents Twitter users with new space for creativity. When Twitter’s maximum character count for tweets was...

Graphic by Madison Osborn

Storytelling: Changing the world one brain at a time

Zac Watts November 9, 2017

Harriet Beecher Stowe's novel "Uncle Tom's Cabin" is perhaps one of the most important books in American history. Enraged by the injustices perpetrated against African American slaves and laws that would...

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