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From left to right Spencer Lowe, Stephanie Young and Shane Miller prepare to give people their COVID vaccines in the Shepherd Union Building. (Kennedy Robins / The Signpost)

WSU welcomes students back for fall semester. Will it last?

Marisa Nelson August 27, 2021

Since the beginning of COVID-19 in March 2020, Weber State University has kept students, faculty and staff up to date on what protocols and safety measures they are taking on campus. On July 29, WSU...

The state of Utah met certain criteria to end COVID-19 public health orders at state and local levels, including the use of face coverings at higher institutionalized schools. Photo credit: iStock

WSU updates COVID-19 protocols

Dalton Gallegos June 14, 2021

On June 14, an email went out to faculty and students that all COVID-19 protocols would be lifted across campus on June 15, though social distancing and masks for those not fully vaccinated will be heavily...

A volcano erupted in the biggest explosion yet on the island of St. Vincent in the Caribbean on April 12. Image from Pixabay

Do you know your news? April 13

Marisa Nelson April 12, 2021

1. Early in the morning on April 11, two men were shot where in Salt Lake City?a. Temple Squareb. A boxing gymc. Walmart parking lotd. In the street2. As the state-wide mask mandate ended on April 10,...

In 2020, there was 25% more violence in Ogden city than in 2019. COVID-19 is thought to have been a leading cause in this raise of violence. Photo credit: WSU Arcives

Consequences of COVID in the community

Mackenzie Dessin April 7, 2021

SARS-CoV-2, also known as COVID-19, has rocked the globe with its widespread effects. It has taken over two million lives worldwide and over 500,000 lives in the U.S. Each state has been impacted differently,...

Mask mandate stays in place until June 25

Marisa Nelson March 31, 2021

Last week, Gov. Spencer Cox signed legislation that will lift mask mandates in the state of Utah on April 10. There has been anticipation around whether Weber State University will continue to require...

Weber State University nursing student Necia Wallenmeyer administers a COVID-19 vaccination to Lorna Ricks, Tuesday Mar. 16, in Ogden, Utah. (Brooklynn Kilgore/The Signpost)

Opinion: Lifting the mask mandate will be deadly

Breanna Hart March 22, 2021

COVID-19 has wreaked havoc on our lives for a full year now. Hundreds of thousands of people have lost their jobs, their houses, their security, their loved ones and their lives. The CDC recommends people...

A new twist on Greek recruitment week

A new twist on Greek recruitment week

Kierstynn King January 27, 2021

The start of the new semester brought new opportunities for students interested in participating in Greek life on campus. During the week of Jan. 25, WSU sororities and fraternities are holding their...

Performing during a pandemic

Performing during a pandemic

Ben Ferney January 11, 2021

Weber State University students in the performing arts department have experienced a drastically different year while continuing their studies during the pandemic. According to the CDC, singing and...

Small businesses struggle to stay open despite local campaign

Small businesses struggle to stay open despite local campaign

Sarah Earnshaw January 11, 2021

The Stay Safe to Stay Open Campaign is a campaign created for local businesses across Utah, but some small businesses in Ogden don’t feel like the campaign has helped keep their businesses afloat....

Peery’s Egyptian Theater is maintaining a Christmas tradition by showing The Nutcracker ballet throughout the month of December. Photo credit: Julie Moffitt

Upholding Christmas tradition with upcoming Nutcracker performances at Peery’s

Lissete Landaverde December 2, 2020

Peery’s Egyptian Theater will host productions of The Nutcracker by Julie Moffitt Ballet School and Imagine Ballet Theater during the weekends leading up to Christmas.Julie Moffitt Ballet School...

Fear Factory takes health precautions to keep attendees safe during pandemic. (Fear Factory)

Even a pandemic can’t stop a screaming good time

Caitlyn Nichols October 28, 2020

Sarah Earnshaw contributed to this story and filmed the accompanying video.The CDC guidelines online listed “going to an indoor haunted house where people may be crowded together and screaming”...

Many people attend the Ogden Farmers Market. (Dalton Flandro / The Signpost) Photo credit: Signpost Archives

Farmers Market Ogden persevered through COVID

Braxton Brownlee October 19, 2020

What once was a street lined for blocks with artists selling their creations, musicians hoping for their big break and vendors selling home-grown produce became a mere block of only select vendors. Though...

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