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Weber State professor of political science and philosophy, Leah Murray, presenting the Midterm Election lecture.

A Midterm with Murray

Adam Rubin, Reporter November 17, 2022

As part of the Weber Historical Society Lecture Series, Dumke Legacy Hall hosted a lecture on Nov. 14 titled “The Meaning of the 2022 Midterm Elections.” The lecture was presented by Leah Murray, director...

Nearly 100 people gather on Zoom for the first installment of the Weber Historical Society Lecture Series. Photo credit: Adam Montgomery

Celebrating the life of local historian Bernard DeVoto

Adam Montgomery January 31, 2022

The Weber Historical Society kicked off its first-ever virtual event, with just shy of 100 attendees on Jan. 24.The first event of their spring semester lecture series highlighted one of Ogden's most-awarded...

From the Collecting Innovation Today interview with innovator Elon Musk on June 26, 2008 at SpaceX, part of The Henry Fords OnInnovation project that celebrates the contributions of todays innovators. (Flickr)

Colonizing Mars: the ultimate doomsday prep

Kainoa Nunez September 5, 2018

Elon Musk, billionaire, scientist and CEO of SpaceX intends to send two crewed crafts to the planet Mars to create a self-sustaining civilization by 2022. “The launch cost, you may spend 400 million...

Elon Musk, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Space Exploration Technologies Corporation (SpaceX), speaks on the final day of the 68th International Astronautical Congress (IAC) in Adelaide, Australia, on Sept. 29, 2017.  (Xu Haijing/Xinhua/Zuma Press/TNS)

SpaceX: Profiting from the final frontier

Zac Watts June 4, 2018

Gone are the days when the only face of space exploration was NASA. A new actor has stepped onto cosmic stage: SpaceX.SpaceX Founder Elon Musk has been vocal about the private company’s ambitions....


Artificial Intelligence: Humanity’s greatest threat?

Zac Watts September 29, 2017

According to several scientists, innovators and other technology experts, robots may be what exterminates humanity in the end of times. Whether they hunt us down and exterminate us, like in “The Terminator,”...

Earlier versions of the equipment used by Lehis VR company The Void hangs in the lobby. (Joshua Wineholt / The Signpost)

Virtual reality: utopia or dystopia?

Zac Watts July 10, 2017

Science fiction novels and films have warned us of the potential dangers of technological advancements and artificial intelligence and, in many cases, have specified virtual reality technology. A first-hand...

Weber States renaissance man

Weber State’s renaissance man

Tyler Hoffman December 17, 2015

Professor Eric Swedin is a long time faculty member of Weber State University who has taught in four different colleges on campus. Long-time friend and colleague, Mark Stevenson, described him as a polymath,...

Author revives 'forgotten' apostles in latest book

March 26, 2015

History can be a hard thing to digest, especially when it comes to telling the stories that people might want to bury. However, Michael Marquardt and William Shepard have recently co-authored a book...

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