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Sky Mundell, Reporter November 15, 2022

Weber State University students and staff now have reason to rejoice as network connectivity issues with the Eduroam wireless network have finally been resolved, according to discussions that The Signpost...

Wi-Fi speeds wildly fluctuate across campus. Students may want to work at the library or Lampros Hall for best results. Photo credit: Makayla Martinez

What’s up with Weber’s Wi-Fi?

Jennifer Greenlee April 4, 2022

Wi-Fi: everyone uses it on a near-daily basis, if not more. It’s an important and almost indispensable requirement of a student’s day-to-day life. And for students who spend more than a few...

The future of high school sports may change. Photo credit: MGN

Do you know your news? March 29

Alexandrea Bonilla March 28, 2022

1. The Utah Legislature's House Bill 11 has been hotly debated over the last several weeks, and Gov. Spencer Cox vetoed the bill before his veto was overridden by two-thirds of the legislature, voting...

Chairman of the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Ajit Pai, gives a speech during a conference at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) held in Barcelona, northeastern Spain, Feb. 28, 2017. (Andreu Dalmau/EFE/Zuma Press/TNS) Photo credit: Tribune News Service

FCC’s net neutrality repeal concerns communication experts

Weston Lee July 9, 2018

Nearly one month after net neutrality's end June 11, Weber State University professors and students have expressed concerns over the future of the internet.Network Neutrality is the idea that internet...

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Robots, internet and online shopping: Upcoming technology in 2018

Chris Nichols January 6, 2018

Technology trends can display the awaited realization of predicted products from the past as well as objects users did not know they needed until it was released. In 2017, virtual reality headsets rose...

Portions of the Amazon Web Services went out on Tuesday morning.

World feels effects of Amazon ailments

Kellie Plumhof March 1, 2017

Amazon Web Services, the largest cloud based storage and web service company in the nation, experienced high rates of error on Feb. 28. The problem was centered in the S3, which stores and retrieves...

Social media needs to police itself

Allen Glines October 20, 2015

Social media websites have become increasingly dependent on users to control offensive content. Their systems rely on reacting to offensive content once it's been reported by users. The problem with...

Wi-Fi speeds at University Village improving

Allen Glines October 13, 2015

Wireless internet connection speed and stability have been ongoing issues at University Village at Weber State University. "My roommate has to restart her computer every time she gets on the Wi-Fi,"...

Radio could return to its former glory

July 27, 2015

Podcasting has become such a dominant part of our culture that it's hard to remember a time when we listened to anything else. In the presence of so many entertainment options, radio has become an underrated...

Technology fails to substitute for customer service

July 13, 2015

Technology is fantastic. We can use our phones to hop online, phone a friend and send a text—often simultaneously. Our computers come equipped with programs to make our lives smoother. However, there's...

All data plans should be unlimited

July 6, 2015

Think of your typical day of cell phone use. Do you check Facebook? Send Snapchats? Play Candy Crush? If you answered yes to any of the above, then you're probably paying for data in your cell phone...

Shared accounts: Caring or controlling?

July 4, 2015

From the moment we are born, we begin learning an important concept: sharing. As children, we share toys, snacks and bedrooms. As we age, the concept of sharing doesn't change. What we share does. Instead...

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