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An official movie poster for Universal Pictures Cocaine Bear.

Opinion: Movie review corner: “Cocaine Bear”

Cooper Hatsis, Reporter February 28, 2023

An apex predator high on cocaine, “Cocaine Bear” is the latest film from actor-turned-filmmaker Elizabeth Banks. This new horror comedy is inspired by true events. In 1985, drug smuggler Andrew...

Money Given to State and Local Anti-Violence Programs in Utah. Photo credit: Alexandrea Bonilla

Violence in your hometown

Alexandrea Bonilla April 18, 2022

Gun violence numbers continue to rise every year, as does the money that goes toward preventing it. In an attempt to combat these rising numbers, federal and local governments have implemented anti-violence...

Even when society  wont do anything, awareness to the problems of acceptance to sex work can help (Israel Campa / The Signpost)

The gray world of sex work

Francisco Ruiz October 11, 2019

Kay Walker, the Stop the Hate chair of the WSUSA Diversity and Unity Board, wants Weber students to understand the complexities of sex work. While conservative groups and sensibilities may advocate for...

Smoke fills the sky as the Camp Fire continues to burn along the North Fork of the Feather River on Nov. 11. It has already burned more than 200,000 square miles. (Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Do you know your news?

Nic Muranaka November 14, 2018

1. Following President Donald Trump's embracing of the term nationalism for the "America First" movement, which world leader condemned nationalism at the commemoration of the Arc de Triomphe on Nov. 11?a....

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) speaks as Christine Blasey Ford testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill on Sept. 27 in Washington, D.C. (Andrew Harnik/Pool/Abaca Press/TNS)

Do you know your news? Oct. 11

Nic Muranaka October 10, 2018

1. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation vote was Oct. 6, after weeks of sexual assault allegations and an emotionally-charged hearing where Kavanaugh shed tears. Was Kavanaugh confirmed...

Democrat Jenny Wilson making her first visit to Weber State (Harrison Epstein/The Signpost)

Democrat Jenny Wilson makes campaign stop at WSU

Harrison Epstein October 4, 2018

“Utah’s changing, and that’s what my candidacy represents,” U.S. Senate candidate Jenny Wilson said on Oct. 3 in a sit-down interview with The Signpost.Wilson is the Democratic...

US Attorney John Huber speaks to and fields questions from students at the Wildcat Theater. (Joshua Wineholt / The Signpost)

U.S. attorney lays down the law

Hannah Olsen September 19, 2018

“Civil, or what I would call uncivil, disobedience,” said U.S. Attorney for Utah John Huber, "is a fad." In a talk that kicked off Constitution Week, Huber stressed that citizens feel the...

The FBI headquarters in Washington, D.C. (Tong Wu/McClatchy Washington Bureau/TNS)

Who wants to be a secret agent?

Hannah Olsen September 12, 2018

To FBI Special Agent Benton Larsen, who served as deputy prosecuting attorney on Sept. 11, 2001, there was no better way to remember the tragedy of the attacks on that day than with the recruitment...

Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.), Vice Chairman, U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, questions witnesses on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on March 30, 2017. (Ron Sachs/CNP/Sipa USA/TNS)

Do you know your news?

Kara Mitchell March 28, 2018

1. Which major social media platform is under fire for a massive data breach?a. Instagramb. Twitterc. Facebook2. President Trump is denying rumors that he is struggling to hire who?a. A legal defense teamb....

LOS ANGELES CA  NOVEMBER 29, 2017 -- USC Graduate students Mariel Bello, Nina Christie and Alyssa Morris, left to right, pose for a selfie to post online and forward to their congressman as USC Graduate students stage a national rally with over 40 other schools to protest the GOP tax bill, which they say will significantly boost their taxes. (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Do you know your news? Dec. 7

Patrick Luo December 6, 2017

1. How much will graduate school students pay in taxes per year if the House tax bill becomes law?a. $5,000b. $7,500c. $10,0002. Police and soldiers of which country enforced a curfew due to political...

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