The Student News Site of Weber State University

The Signpost

The Signpost

The Signpost

A clown scare actor from the Fear Factory.

Barely made it out alive

Marianna Lopez Luritta, Culture editor October 27, 2022

When I was 5 years old, I saw my first horror movie. It was around Halloween, and my parents played it in the living room while they were preparing dinner. For the first 10 minutes, there was nothing...

Murder mysteries are a great way to spend a quiet fall afternoon. Photo credit: Rebecca Gonzales

Practically perfect plot holes

Breanna Hart November 3, 2021

Halloween has come and gone, but that doesn't mean murder mystery books aren't in season still. Fall and winter are the perfect seasons to read murder mystery books, but you might want to think twice about...

A commuter train in Tokyo experienced a horrific crime this past week. 17 people were injured on Oct. 31 Photo credit: Unsplash

Do you know your news? Nov. 2

Joshua Kamp November 1, 2021

1. Southwest Airlines reported it is conducting an internal investigation into a pilot who allegedly used a Republican dog whistle that equates to swearing at President Joe Biden over an intercom on...

Curl up with a spooky murder mystery book this fall. Photo credit: Rebecca Gonzales

Mysteries of the murderous kind

Breanna Hart October 25, 2021

One of my favorite things to do in the fall is read a murder mystery book. I love reading these books in any season, but for some reason they just seem to hit the spot when I read them in autumn, especially...

The Department of Performing Arts Theatre held the Crushing the Curve: Fever event via YouTube on Oct. 29, called Theatre Fever Spooktacular. (Lissete Landaverde // The Signpost)

WSU students produce a frightening show for the Halloween season

Lissete Landaverde November 2, 2020

The Department of Performing Arts Theatre held the Crushing the Curve: Fever event via YouTube on Oct. 29, called "Theatre Fever Spooktacular." From performances to set designs and filming, the event was...

Jack-o-lantern beside a stream near the intersection of Waterfall Cannyon Trail and Bonneville Shoreline Trail in Ogden, Utah. (Robert Lewis/The Signpost)

Spooky, scary photographs

BriElle Harker November 2, 2020

Robert Lewis contributed to this story.BriElle Harker and Robert Lewis are photographers for The Signpost at Weber State University. Throughout their time on the photo desk, they have been honing their...

Fear Factory takes health precautions to keep attendees safe during pandemic. (Fear Factory)

Even a pandemic can’t stop a screaming good time

Caitlyn Nichols October 28, 2020

Sarah Earnshaw contributed to this story and filmed the accompanying video.The CDC guidelines online listed “going to an indoor haunted house where people may be crowded together and screaming”...

Shown is the photo tweeted by President Trump of the military dog injured while tracking down Islamic State leader Abu Bakr Baghdadi in Syria. (White House via Twitter)

Do you know your news? Nov. 4

Kenlee East October 31, 2019

1. What special forces animal helped find ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi?a. A dogb. A catc. A monkeyd. A bear2. What, according to recent data, is Netflix's most-watched show?a. "Friends"b. "The Office"c....

Customers talk about Halloween costumes during the Ethics Slam at Grounds for Coffee (Robert Lewis / The Signpost)

If the costume fits, wear it

Landin Griffith October 16, 2019

When the cuckoo clock strikes midnight on Oct. 31, chills and thrills will scour the air, and people dressed up as witches, skeletons, goblins and President Donald Trump will zombie-walk from door-to-door...

Adam Smith carving an oversized pumpkin at the Harvest Moon Celebration. (Kalie Pead/ The Signpost)

Ogden embraces the Harvest Moon Festival – goodbye summer

Ally Nelson September 27, 2019

With Halloween approaching and summer coming to a close, the Ogden Downtown Alliance welcomed local artists and organizations to celebrate its annual Harvest Moon Festival on Historic 25th Street. The...

It was a Monster Bash

It was a Monster Bash

Ana Lichfield November 2, 2018

Witches, zombies and monsters of all ages came out to scare and socialize at Ogden’s annual Witchstock Festival on Oct. 27. The event kicked off with The Ogden Junior League’s Witches Tea fundraiser...

A study from JAMA recently showed the biggest killer on Halloween, and its not vampires or zombies. (Dreamstime)

Do you know your news? Nov. 1

Nic Muranaka October 31, 2018

1. Halloween is a holiday about scares, but one real-life statistic may frighten more people this year than the ghouls and ghosts. A report by the journal JAMA just released the highest cause of death...

Load More Stories
Donate to The Signpost