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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...

The Come See The World Study Abroad Photo Contest exhibit opened on 06/10/17. ( Jin Elle / The Signpost )

‘Come See The World’ at new photo exhibit

Jason Lumpris October 13, 2017

The Study Abroad Office, in conjunction with the office of International Programs, held a reception to mark the commencement of their “Come See The World” photo exhibition for their Study Abroad...

Residents perform karaoke to Justin Biebers, Despacito at Residence Halls Karaoke Jams Night ( Jinelle Lumpris/ The Signpost ).

Karaoke night rocks Stewart Wasatch

Jason Lumpris September 29, 2017

Weber State University’s Housing and Residence Life held “Karaoke Jams Night” in the common area of Stewart Wasatch Hall’s third floor on Sept. 21. With a pajama dress code in...

Cristina García, Cuban-born American journalist and novelist, to speak at Wildcat Theater on Sept 26. (Source: S L O W K I N G / Wikimedia Commons)

Cristina García discusses roots and culture as Hurst Artist in Residence

Rosa Arambula September 25, 2016

As part of their panel series Stop the Hate, Weber State University’s Center for Diversity & Unity will have award-winning and Cuban-born American journalist and novelist Cristina García...

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...

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