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Benjamin Esss essay written on the wall on the third floor of the McKay Education building.

Decoration before deconstruction: Saying goodbye to the McKay Education Building

Kennedy Camarena, Photography editor April 11, 2023

As the spring 2023 semester comes to an end, Weber State University students studying within the McKay Education Building are finding themselves saying goodbye to the structure, which is set to be demolished...

Louise Glück answering questions from the audience.

Poesía y prosa con Louise Glück

Marianna Lopez Luritta and Megan Swann April 4, 2023

Estudiantes de todo el país se dieron cita en el campus de la Universidad Weber State para asistir a la 38ª Conferencia Nacional de Literatura de Pregrado, celebrada en Elizabeth Hall del 30 de marzo...

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...

A portrait taken of Louise Glück. The former poet laureate and Nobel Prize winner will be speaking at WSU on March 30.

Nobel Prize winner visits WSU

Megan Swann, Reporter March 28, 2023

The National Undergraduate Literature Conference will be held on March 30-April 1 in Elizabeth Hall, and this year, Nobel Prize winning poet and previous United States poet laureate Louise Glück will...

A portrait taken of Louise Glück. The former poet laureate and Nobel Prize winner will be speaking at WSU on March 30.

News Quiz 3/28

Tim Costello, News editor March 28, 2023

Questions: 1. What new graduate program did Weber State University launch in January? A. Respiratory Therapy B. Physician Assistant C. Social Work D. Data Science 2. What local Ogden restaurant...

Weber State University President Brad Mortensen explained to English faculty professor Sarah Vause that she won the Presidential Teaching Excellence Award.

Weber recognizes professors’ excellency

Tim Costello, News editor January 24, 2023

It’s Presidential Awards season, and Weber State University President Brad Mortensen surprised students in Sarah Vause’s American Literature class by awarding the professor with the Presidential Teaching...

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...

Weber States Jazz band performs at the Concerto Night in 2014. Photo credit: Signpost Archives

New year, new performances

Makayla Geddes January 10, 2022

A new semester isn't only a fresh schedule and more homework. The return to campus after winter break means a new calendar of art events across campus. "Every semester, we have a variety of different performances...

Several professors on the WSU campus have chosen to voluntarily quarantine themselves and host their courses online for the near future. The professors are concerned that holding traditional, in-person lectures could potentially lead to the spread of the corona virus between themselves and their students. (Wikimedia)

6 professors self-quarantining due to coronavirus fears

Jennifer Greenlee March 11, 2020

Six WSU professors have moved their classes online for a minimum of the next week for fear of the coronavirus as of March 11. After returning from spring break, five professors have decided to begin teaching...

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,...

Jesmyn Ward tells of her life stories and he past. (Kelly Watkins / The Signpost)

National Undergraduate Literature Conference celebrates 34 years

Colton Heward April 4, 2019

Weber State University annually hosts the National Undergraduate Literature Conference, where, this year, over 150 students, teachers and writers from across the country gathered on March 28 to March 30. Weber...

(Source: Tribune News Service)

The world is a bookstore: National Undergrad Literature Conference

Jeweliette Cordero April 6, 2017

Around 160 students from all across the U.S. and Canada came to showcase their work in the 32nd National Undergraduate Literature Conference, held annually at Weber State University, with an opening banquet...

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