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The Biden Administration pushes to achieve 45% solar energy use in the United States. Photo credit: Pixabay

Do you know your news? 09/14

Joshua Kamp September 13, 2021

1. The Biden administration released a report on Sept. 8 showing how the nation could meet the ambitious goal of covering 45% of total energy consumption with solar power by 2030. What percentage of...

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Apocalypse now

Nic Muranaka March 16, 2020

By now you’ve probably tried to buy toilet paper and been thwarted by apocalypse preppers, who, in their genius, already bought out all the toilet paper a week ago. As of March 14, six Utah residents...

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‘Is college worth it?’ is the wrong question to ask

Jennifer Greenlee November 28, 2019

Since the beginning of time, college students have wondered if college is worth it.But that’s the wrong question to ask.There are too many variables to the question “is college worth it?”...

Do you know your news? 9/23

Do you know your news? 9/23

Kenlee East September 20, 2019

1. What TV show did Netflix recently acquire streaming rights to? a. Family Guy b. The Office c. Seinfeld d. Friends 2. How many students skipped school to protest climate change in...

South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg holds a rally to announce his run for president in the 2020 election on Sunday, April 14, 2019 at Studebaker Building 84 in downtown South Bend, Ind. (Zbigniew Bzdak/Chicago Tribune/TNS)

Do you know your news? April 18

Nic Muranaka April 18, 2019

1. Which famous Western Europe structure caught fire April 15, severely damaging a centuries-old building? a. The British Parliament in London b. The Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris c. The Leaning...

As ice glaciers melt, denials of climate continue to burn

As ice glaciers melt, denials of climate continue to burn

Daryn Steed February 21, 2019

I was standing in front of the Sólheimajökull glacier in 2018, lacing my boots before we started our climb to a wall a few hundred yards up the ice. Our guide was telling us the height of the...

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Bestselling author speaks to WSU students

Joe Traub November 10, 2018

David Grann is a New York Times best-selling author who has visited several college campuses across the country. Now, he can add Weber State University to his list. Grann appeared on Nov. 7 to discuss...

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Mary Jane and a CEO strained

Cameron Gifford September 17, 2018

It’s been a tumultuous couple of months for serial entrepreneur and philanthropist Elon Musk. Tesla stock plummeted by over $17 per share on Sept. 7 following Musk's appearance on the “Joe...

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) speaks at a lunch hosted by the Greater Riverside Chambers of Commerce convention Center on Oct. 11, 2017, in Riverside, Calif. (Irfan Khan/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Do you know your news? Jan. 25

Kara Mitchell January 25, 2018

1. On the week of Jan. 7, California officials announced formal charges against David and Louise Turpin, the couple suspected of starving and shackling their children to their beds. How many children do...

LOS ANGELES CA  NOVEMBER 29, 2017 -- USC Graduate students Mariel Bello, Nina Christie and Alyssa Morris, left to right, pose for a selfie to post online and forward to their congressman as USC Graduate students stage a national rally with over 40 other schools to protest the GOP tax bill, which they say will significantly boost their taxes. (Al Seib / Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Do you know your news? Dec. 7

Patrick Luo December 6, 2017

1. How much will graduate school students pay in taxes per year if the House tax bill becomes law?a. $5,000b. $7,500c. $10,0002. Police and soldiers of which country enforced a curfew due to political...

Dodgers pitcher Yu Darvish reacts after striking out Diamondbacks batter J.D. Martinez to end the fourth inning in Game 3 of the NLDS at Chase Field Monday, Oct. 9, 2017 in Phoenix, Ariz. The Dodgers won 3-1. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Do you know your news? Nov. 2

Patrick Luo November 2, 2017

1. How many members of Beta Theta Pi attending Pennsylvania State University have been charged with involuntary manslaughter and felony aggravated assault?a. 8b. 9c. 102. A federal grand jury approved...

Correspondent of New York Times, Mark Scott, discusses Who Controls Your Digital Identity at Weber State University on Oct. 11. (Source:

The Digital Age: The line between freedom of speech and the right to privacy

Alexis Rague October 13, 2016

"The digital age is in full swing," said New York Times European Technology Correspondent Mark Scott on Tuesday."Digital data now runs pretty much everything we do on a day-to day basis," he said, "Data...

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