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Ayana Mathis and Michiko Nakashima-Lezarazo discuss Mathis career. Photo credit: Coby Crisler

The unique opportunity of NULC

Coby Crisler April 6, 2022

Aspiring writers from across the country gathered to present all types of literature, from poetry to creative nonfiction, at the 37th annual National Undergraduate Literature Conference.The event opened...

Curl up with a spooky murder mystery book this fall. Photo credit: Rebecca Gonzales

Mysteries of the murderous kind

Breanna Hart October 25, 2021

One of my favorite things to do in the fall is read a murder mystery book. I love reading these books in any season, but for some reason they just seem to hit the spot when I read them in autumn, especially...

Pokemon Go players during the Pokemon Go Fest in Chicago on July 22, 2017 (Wikimedia Commons).

As a mediocre Spider-Man once said, let’s do this one last time

Nic Muranaka November 16, 2020

I’ve been here awhile.I started at Weber State University in fall 2015, a reluctant college student. I took courses to finish an associate’s degree until I stumbled into an Intro to Literature...

2020 marks 35 years since the Undergraduate Literature Conference was first founded by WSU professors. (Monika Clarke/ The Signpost)

The 35th anniversary of the National Undergraduate Literature Conference

Jackson Reed November 9, 2019

The National Undergraduate Literature Conference is an event that has been held annually for the past 35 years at Weber State University. Undergraduate students from across the United States submit abstracts,...

Weber graduates are in this together

Weber graduates are in this together

Daryn Steed December 12, 2018

Four years ago, I sat down for my first class at Weber State. It was intro to literature, and my professor didn’t make us go around the room to share fun facts that aren’t ever fun, so we were...

Using literature, construction and dancing to understand math and science

Using literature, construction and dancing to understand math and science

Chris Nichols January 25, 2018

When students think of science class, they may imagine lectures about igneous rocks, physics equations or mitochondria. Several new classes at Weber State University are looking to demolish that thinking. Within...

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The darker side of English literature

Nic Muranaka September 1, 2017

As a note: this column will be discussing material some readers might find distressing, disturbing or traumatizing. In this column, I delve into literature which focuses on extremely dark aspects of sex...

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...

Four thought-provoking books for spring

March 23, 2015

It is not the books we read and go on with life that we remember. It is the books we read and keep contemplating that stick with us  for life. I have often found myself having a hard time coming back...

Scary story Spooktacular on Davis campus

November 2, 2014

The sound of cauldrons bubbling and ghosts whispering filled the hallways of the Weber State Davis campus Thursday night. Students gathered in the D3 Ballroom to share ghost tales and sugary refreshments...

Why books are better than technology

September 9, 2014

From the time I was a little girl, books played a huge part in my life. Given the fact I am an English major and an avid writer, books have played a major role in the woman I have become. Now, don’t...

Epic Rap Battles of History: Science Episodes

June 30, 2014

Let’s face it – we all have those days when homework just doesn’t happen. Math and history? Yawn. We’d much rather spend our time watching random internet videos – check out a few from

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