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Poem ball machine located on the right-hand side of Elizabeth Halls entrance.

Poetry and prose on campus: E Hall’s poemball machine

Lexie Andrew, Culture editor September 12, 2023

Walking into Elizabeth Hall, one may notice a purple gumball machine, but this machine is not filled with gumballs. Instead, this machine holds small, round plastic balls that each contain a poem. Students,...

Remaining poem balls in the machine.

Prosa y poesía en campus: la machina de poemas de Elizabeth Hall

Nelly Hernandez Tejada, Translator September 12, 2023

Entrando Elizabeth Hall, uno se daría cuenta de una máquina de chicle, pero esta máquina no tiene chicle, al contrario, esta máquina tiene bolas de plástico que tienen un poema. Estudiantes, empleados...

Louise Glück and Laura Stott having a conversation on poetry in Elizabeth Hall.

Poetry and prose with Louise Glück

Megan Swann, Reporter April 4, 2023

Students from schools across the nation were on Weber State University’s campus to attend the 38th National Undergraduate Literature Conference in Elizabeth Hall on March 30-April 1. This year’s keynote...

Elizabeth Hall sits across the way from the Shepherd Union building on the north side of campus. (Bella Torres / The Signpost)

WSU creative writing program ranks #2 in nation

Joshua Kamp June 7, 2021

Weber State University has appeared on as part of their “35 Best Bachelor’s in Writing” lineup. WSU scored No. 2 nationwide for the creative writing emphasis program,...

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...

Metaphor, the literary magazine published by Weber State, which features submissions from WSU students. (Joshua Wineholt / The Signpost)

Finding the right words

Matisse Mosher February 9, 2018

The deadline for the student run annual interdisciplinary journal, Metaphor, closed Jan. 21 with a result of over 140 works. The 2018 publication will be ready to distribute March 28 with only students...

Andrew Cecotti presents his piece From Autopsy to Embryo. Photo credit: Jennifer Guzman

Writers open up at Metaphor mic event

Jennifer Guzman November 22, 2017

Poems, flash fiction and short stories were given a voice at the Nov. 18 Metaphor Open Mic Night as Weber State University students and Ogden community members crowded Booked on 25th's overflow area. Metaphor...

WSU Undergrad Journal Hosts Open Mic Night

WSU Undergrad Journal Hosts Open Mic Night

Christina Huerta November 19, 2015

Weber State’s undergraduate, interdisciplinary journal, “Metaphor,” will hold its fall open mic night on Friday, Nov. 6 at 7 p.m. at Wisebird Bookery, located at 4850 Harrison Blvd. “Metaphor”...

Metaphor offers student publication opportunity

March 26, 2015

Every Weber State University student has the chance to have their creative work published by submitting to the undergraduate interdisciplinary journal Metaphor. Through the year, Metaphor staff members...

Wisebird Bookery perfect environment for Metaphor’s fall open mic night

November 11, 2014

With the warm, orange lighting, there was a certain romanticism about the place, and it wasn’t just the unfinished puzzle of Klimt’s “Kiss” on the the table in the corner. Weber State’s literary...

Epiphany provides creative outlet for non-trad students

November 2, 2014

Epiphany is an on-campus literary journal that allows non-traditional students (students who are over 25, married, divorced, a veteran, disabled or a parent) to express themselves and improve their...

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