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The primary goal of the Human Rights Club is to foster education on the suppression of human rights. Photo credit: Weber State University

Students unite for human rights

ezra striley-weinman January 31, 2022

Weber State University's Human Rights Club announced its relaunch on Jan. 24. This club is the WSU branch of Amnesty International, a student-led club whose primary goal is to foster education on the suppression...

Schools continue to take preventative measures against COVID-19. Photo credit: MGN

Do you know your news? Jan. 25

Alexandrea Bonilla January 24, 2022

1. A man claiming to have explosives and weapons held four people hostage at a Texas synagogue for nearly how long?A. 11 hoursB. Nine hoursC. Seven hoursD. 18 hours2. Tennis star Novak Djokovic was detained...

Elementary school students at the Utah State Capitol participate in  a mock congressional hearing.

A hands-on law-making experience

Alexandrea Bonilla November 10, 2021

The Utah House of Representatives hosted Utah elementary students through their Civic Engagement Program this fall. There were three installments of this program involving the Jordan School District, Provo...

Travis Scott performs during the 61st Grammy Awards at Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Do you know your news? Feb. 14

Nic Muranaka February 14, 2019

1. In order to avert a second government shutdown, lawmakers agreed to provide funding for the border wall. With President Donald Trump previously asking for $5.7 billion in funding in mind, how much did...

Democratic Congressional leaders, including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, speak outside the West Wing of the White House after meeting with President Donald Trump on Jan. 2 in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

Do you know your news? Jan. 7

Nic Muranaka January 4, 2019

1. Previous to Jan. 3, no nation had ever successfully landed a spacecraft on the far side of the moon. However, which one of these nations did it Jan. 3 this year?a. Russiab. Chinac. Japan2. Which political...

Tourists wait in line to see the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia -- possible only through a window Saturday because of a partial federal government shutdown impacting the National Park Service. TIM TAI / Staff Photographer

Government ‘shuts down’ funding for Utah national parks

Tori Waltz January 4, 2019

With snow covering the roads of Arches and Canyonlands national parks, travelers will have to postpone their sightseeing as the partial government shutdown trudges into the new year. Although the state...

U.S. Rep. Mia Love (R-Utah), speaks to participants gathered for the 44th Annual March For Life on Jan. 27, 2017, at the base of the Washington Monument in Washington, D.C. (Cheriss May/NurPhoto/Zuma Press/TNS)

Love waits for no man, but votes do

Nic Muranaka November 15, 2018

Since Nov. 6, U.S. Rep. Mia Love has trailed Democratic challenger Ben McAdams narrowly, often by less than one percent, in an extremely close race. On Nov. 14, Love sued to halt the vote counting, trailing...

Students and attendees engage with the varying businesses present at the career fair. (Joshua Wineholt  / The Signpost)

Get paid to advance your career

Alexa Nielson November 14, 2018

Most Weber State University students graduate having completed an internship. In fact, many majors require one. However, WSU students also work and often have families outside of school. Getting an...

Voters leave the polling place at the Leesburg Public Library early Nov. 6.  (Stephen M. Dowell/Orlando Sentinel)

This week in politics

Nic Muranaka November 10, 2018

Midterms are over. The last results in races too close to call on Nov. 6 came in on Nov. 9. On the national stage, Republicans flipped seats over weak Democratic candidates but lost a seat in Nevada on...

Women sing along as thousands pack the streets for the Womens March on Washington rally outside the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017. A new study has found that social and structural barriers continue to obstruct the advancement of female members of Generation X and millennials. (Marcus Yam/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Check your current events: June 27

Ashton Corsetti June 26, 2017

1. This country threatened to treat U.S.-led coalition aircraft as targets after a Syrian government warplane was shot down:a) Iranb) Russiac) North Korea2. The Senate Judiciary Committee argued on June...

Attendees of a party commemorating the 70th anniversary of Girls State hold up heart signs. ( Badr Almhaini /  The Signpost)

Girls State wraps up anniversary week

Brianne Hadley June 10, 2017

Each year, nearly 700 high school students gather to attend the Utah Boys and Girls State conferences. This year, Weber State University is hosting the 70th anniversary of the Girls State program. Girls...

WSU professor wins open records case in Utah Supreme Court

WSU professor wins open records case in Utah Supreme Court

Michael Anderson Kruse September 1, 2015

A Weber State University physics professor has won his long battle of getting records from the state attorney general's office. Physics Professor Daniel Schroeder sought documents from an investigation...

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