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Starfield: An interstellar odyssey awaits

Braden Kislin, Culture reporter August 1, 2023

Bethesda Game Studios is getting ready to release one of the most eagerly-awaited games of 2023, Starfield, more than 10 years after its last single-player RPG. The game, which will explore the depths...

Finding a job amid the Great Resignation

Finding a job amid the Great Resignation

Lexie Andrew November 29, 2021

For many workers, COVID-19 changed their way of life when they moved to remote work. Now, with a vaccine available, employers are asking their employees to come back to the office. However, many workers...

Kayla Griffin is stepping up as the diversity and inclusive programs director this year. Photo credit: Weber State University

Leading diversity with passion and experience

Jazmyne Olson September 3, 2021

Kayla Griffin wears many hats at Weber State University: professor, volunteer coach, committee chair and more. This summer, she added another title: the Diversity and Inclusive Programs Coordinator.While...

Mary Mapes, an American journalist who is responsible for breaking the story that exposed abuses of prisoners at a CIA-run prison in Abu Ghraib, was a guest speaker at Weber State.  (Nikki Dorber / The Signpost)

On truth and journalism: former “60 Minutes” producer speaks at WSU

Caitlyn Nichols February 24, 2021

Nearly a year after she was first scheduled to come and speak at Weber State University, nationally-renowned journalist Mary Mapes presented on her story and about modern journalism over Zoom on Feb. 23.Mapes...

On a quest to level up your writing

On a quest to level up your writing

Nic Muranaka October 26, 2017

How do you get better at a task, especially a difficult one? You practice it. You think about it. You listen to people talk about it. I play a lot of video games, and to get better, I practice. I listen...

Pāhoehoe and Aa flows at Hawaii provide a small-scale model of the kind of massive floods associated with exponentially larger, more violent eruptions that would have led to cataclysmic changes in the environment that wiped out the majority of life on Earth. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

I think I remember the end of the world

Cole Eckhardt March 2, 2017

I spend an inordinate amount of time thinking about the apocalypse, and I'm starting to think it's genetic. Humans have been imagining creative renditions of the end of the world for thousands of years. Christianity,...

The line for the cosplay contest just after the news of the coding error was dropped. (Leah Higginbotham/The Signpost)

Comic-Con coding conundrum causes cosplay contest catastrophe

Leah Higginbotham September 6, 2016

The Salt Lake Comic-Con always has me buckled in for a rollercoaster of emotions: joy, excitement, nervousness and a little bit of claustrophobia, but never before has disappointment been on the list.As...

Motion City Soundtrack's unique use of the moog

Emilee Atkinson October 28, 2015

Motion City Soundrack is a band that's been around the block. Formed in 1997, the group has seen members come and go and has released six albums, including their latest work "Panic Stations." Hailing...

Why everyone should listen to Halestorm

June 8, 2015

It has "Nothing to do With Love." Halestorm is just amazing. Whether they are performing a hit song from the past or are playing a song from their new album, Halestorm never disappoints. With a heavy sound...

Cheap Weekly: Cruising up the canyon

April 17, 2015

It is well known that Utah is full of beautiful sights. Among them are Arches National Park in Moab, Bryce Canyon, Capitol Reef in Torrey and even a place called Hovenweep in Blanding. While these sights...

KWCR: Modest Mouse fans rejoice

March 24, 2015

Alternative rock group Modest Mouse was formed in 1993, and over the last decade, they have become a staple for the genre. With the release of their second album in 1997, the band reached new heights...

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