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A single solar panel sitting outside of the Shepherd Union building.

A greener Weber

Brisa Odenthal, Reporter February 7, 2023

WSU’s Department of Energy and Sustainability has been working hard to offset carbon production from the university. The campus, which is already 18.7% powered using renewable energy from Rocky Mountain...

One building on campus has a roof that is nearly covered with solar panels. Photo credit: Summer Muster

Shining a light on solar power

Simon Mortensen April 18, 2022

Secretary General of the United Nations António Guterres has said the world needs to be carbon-neutral by 2050, and it's sources like rooftop solar that will play a part in reaching that goal, while...

Weber State University Student Body President Ben Ferney explains what a career champion is, the differences they make in students lives and how important they are to WSU. (Kennedy Robins/ The Signpost)

Honoring our champions

ezra striley-weinman March 16, 2022

Weber State University Career Services held a Career Championship Banquet honoring 12 faculty and staff members who have contributed to student career and professional development on March 15.The Career...

Winter is here, pollution is near

Winter is here, pollution is near

Tori Waltz January 24, 2019

Utah winters are a time for outdoor activities like skiing and snowboarding. However, residents have lately been forced to remain indoors due to bad air quality. With a blanket of inversion spreading throughout...

The Impossible Burger at Harp and Hound in Ogden. Photo credit: Weston Lee

Growing a meat-filled future

Weston Lee July 30, 2018

As vegan friendly options, menus, and eateries continue to grow across Ogden and the Wasatch Front, lab-grown meat seeks to be the alternative even carnivores can enjoy.Sirrus Lawson, a Weber State University...

Former President of Ireland Mary Robinson speaking at the Intermountain Sustainability Summit at Weber State University on Friday, March 17. (Signpost Archives)

Weber State’s steps toward a green future

J. Michael Bailey October 13, 2017

Though scientific studies and immense catalogs of data have been collected to support claims acknowledging climate change as a real and pressing danger to our environment, the validity of climate change...


Hurricanes mark a change in global climate

J. Michael Bailey September 22, 2017

For the very first time in recorded history, three category four and higher hurricanes have battered U.S. cities and coastlines in a single season. Hurricane Harvey dropped 50 inches of rain on residents...

Trees bursting with white florets line the walkway to the Stewart Library. (Christina Huerta/The Signpost)

Trees to be planted to spruce up WSU

Delaney Woodfield April 17, 2016

Weber State University, with the help of local elementary students, will be planting trees by WSU’s Stewart Stadium on April 20. WSU’s own Environmental Ambassadors will be hosting the event in celebration...

'Captain Clean Air' teaches kindergartners air pollution dangers

January 14, 2014

Weber State University professor Hal Crimmel donned goggles, a persona named Captain Clean Air and a hand puppet named Badger inside the WSU Charter Academy's kindergarten classes on Tuesday. A member...

Energy and Sustainability Office surveys carbon footprint

June 6, 2011

The Weber State University Energy and Sustainability Office recently surveyed WSU students and faculty regarding transportation in its move to reduce the university’s carbon footprint. Jennifer Bodine,...

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