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Weber State Quidditch tryouts will be held on April 31 at 3 a.m. Photo credit: Star Neil

Not-so-Signpost: A league of his own: An interview with a quidditch legend

Simon Mortensen March 31, 2022

Freshmen to fifth-year seniors are all familiar with the locker room before the game. The squad huddles together, with each teammate shouting words of encouragement. Confident, and maybe even cocky, the...

There’s more to translation than meets the eye

Kierstynn King September 28, 2020

As the Department Chair of the Foreign Languages department and a professor of Spanish, Isabel Asensio describes herself as a language lover.More than five years ago, Asensio realized WSU students wanted...

A magical night at the Yule Ball

Landin Griffith January 31, 2019

Weber State University’s activities team brought the wizarding world of Harry Potter to the campus with the Yule Ball on Jan. 24. More than 100 people attended the ball to celebrate a magical night...

Eddie Redmayne as Newt Scamander and Dan Fogler as Jacob Kowalski in The Crimes of Grindelwald.

‘Cats chat ’bout wizard spat

Daryn Steed November 17, 2018

Nic: Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald is the second in a five-movie franchise. Since we know Grindelwald's fate from a one-page mention in the books, the next three movies have 18 years to cover...

The writers for Lily Evans stuck to J.K. Rowling canon for the script.2 Photo credit: Apple Juice Productions

Female filmmakers conjure up original story within the world of ‘Harry Potter’

Ana Lichfield August 30, 2018

Apple Juice Productions has been invited to screen their latest film, Lily Evans and the Stroke of Midnight, at midnight on Sep. 8 during the FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention. The film is work of fiction...

Fans gathered together to celebrate the DVD release of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2. (Source: Tribune News Service)

An unofficial Harry Potter Renaissance emerges

Kellie Plumhof September 18, 2016

  On July 15, 2011, I trudged out of the movie theater with red, puffy eyes and a lump in my throat — I had just watched the last Harry Potter film. J.K. Rowling assured fans during the...

Harry Potter quotes relatable to college life

Kellie Plumhof April 11, 2016

Like most people, I have a plethora of interests that people can associate with me. However, I am most well known for my love of Harry Potter. And yes, by love, I actually mean bordering-on-unhealthy-obsession...

5 misinterpreted fictional men

April 6, 2015

In real life, if someone is unpleasant—a criminal, a stalker or just simply too creepy for words—we run away from them. However, we are very forgiving of these traits when it comes to fictional characters. Instead...

WSU offers classes on zombies, 'Harry Potter'

January 23, 2014

Every few semesters, Weber State University offers students classes to analyze TV shows and novels. These classes are offered mainly to English major, but attract other undergraduate students as well. “I...

Simonson Says: 2012's Oscar snubs

January 28, 2012

The Academy released the 2012 Oscar nominations this week, and they’re mostly par for the course, with at least two notable surprises. To be clear, though I am obsessed with movies, I don’t know that...

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