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Weber State Universitys homecoming football game against Eastern Washington University at Stewart Stadium on Oct. 13, 2018. Photo credit: Benjamin Zack

A fulfilling college experience

Caitlyn Nichols April 11, 2022

It really does feel like you’re going to be in school forever. Like you have plenty of time, all the time in the world … and then suddenly you don’t. You find yourself staring at the...

Sometimes the best plan is having no plan at all. Photo credit: Aubree Eckhardt

My plan is . . . that I have no plan

Kierstynn King April 5, 2021

The amount of times I’ve attempted to write this column is thoroughly embarrassing. I’m not great at goodbyes — I suck at them. That's what this column feels like: a lengthy goodbye that...

College Media Madness begins March 15
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Press Release: The Signpost vies for No. 1 in nationwide College Media Madness competition

Jennifer Greenlee March 15, 2021

The Signpost is joining more than 20 student-run newsrooms in a nationwide fundraising competition during the March Madness season. While Basketball is running the court, The Signpost will be vying for...

Mary Mapes, an American journalist who is responsible for breaking the story that exposed abuses of prisoners at a CIA-run prison in Abu Ghraib, was a guest speaker at Weber State.  (Nikki Dorber / The Signpost)

On truth and journalism: former “60 Minutes” producer speaks at WSU

Caitlyn Nichols February 24, 2021

Nearly a year after she was first scheduled to come and speak at Weber State University, nationally-renowned journalist Mary Mapes presented on her story and about modern journalism over Zoom on Feb. 23.Mapes...

Mary Mapes will be speaking to Weber State University at an online event on Feb. 23. Photo credit: Courtesy of the Leigh Bureau

Truth is risky business: WSU to welcome Mary Mapes

Joshua Kamp February 22, 2021

Award-winning journalist Mary Mapes will address Weber State University on Feb. 23 to discuss ethical issues related to her craft and the current state of journalism. Mapes was originally slated to speak...

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The Salt Lake Tribune undertakes a historic change

Tori Waltz November 6, 2019

The Salt Lake Tribune has made history by becoming the first legacy newspaper in the nation to become a nonprofit. In a swift series of events, the Internal Revenue Service accepted The Tribune’s...

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Who was James Foley?

Alexa Nielson March 10, 2019

Some people give their lives to their work, and occasionally, it's a literal statement. Freelance war correspondent James Foley was one of those people.During the Syrian Civil War, Foley was abducted and...

Ronan Farrow, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author, will be speaking at Weber State University Jan. 19. (Wikimedia Commons)

Truth, justice and Ronan Farrow

Hannah Olsen January 4, 2019

Ronan Farrow, a Pulitzer Prize-winning writer, regular contributor to The New Yorker and the author of “War on Peace: The End of Diplomacy and the Decline of American Influence,” will speak...

Metaphor contest booklet cover. (Bella Torres / The Signpost)

Flash your fiction, get published

Tiana Pack October 14, 2018

Metaphor, Weber State University’s literary journal, is holding its annual flash fiction contest. Cash prizes will be awarded to first, second and third place, and the winning submission will be...

Larry Stahle, advisor for The Signpost from 1980-1995 and winner of several journalism awards, passed away August 1.

Larry Stahle passes away

Nic Muranaka August 4, 2018

Larry Stahle, advisor for The Signpost from 1980 to 1995, passed away on August 1.Stahle always promoted a message of involvement and growth for The Signpost, and maintained that while the newspaper may...

Journalists need to take better care of journalism

June 15, 2015

In recent years, journalism has become increasingly dependent on technology. Before journalists were able to have their message so widely distributed with the click of a button, they had to stand in...

Graphics aren’t just pictures online

September 17, 2014

As a part of constitution week at WSU, New York Times graphics editor Kevin Quealy talked to students about how he got to where he was, and how graphics aren't just pictures online. "I'm a graphic editor,...

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