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News Quiz 02/08

Brisa Odenthal, News Editor February 8, 2024

1. After announcing her return to competitive gymnastics, which famous gymnast is considering the Olympics? a. Simone Biles b. McKayla Maroney c. Gabby Douglas d. Shawn Johnson 2. Utah lawmakers...

Weber State womens track and field distance runner, Billie Hatch, at a Track and Field event.

Ex alumna de la WSU se clasifica para las pruebas olímpicas

Daniela Imbrett, Traductor October 17, 2023

Nota del Editor: A partir del 17 de octubre, el titular de esta historia se ha cambiado para representar cómo Billie Hatch se clasifica para las pruebas olímpicas. En el Maratón de Chicago el 8 de...

Distance runner Billie Hatch running on the track at a Womens Track and Field event.

WSU alum qualifies for Olympic trials

Jacoba Jones, Reporter October 17, 2023

Editors note: As of Oct. 17, the headline of this story has been changed to represent how Billie Hatch qualifies for Olympic trials At the Chicago Marathon on Oct. 8, former Weber State University track...

New York City is the home of Broadway; grand theatrical performances and musical numbers.

News Quiz 09/20

Tim Costello, News editor September 20, 2022

QUESTIONS 1. What long-running Broadway musical is finally closing its doors? A. Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat B. Beauty and the Beast C. Phantom of the Opera D. Hamilton 2. How many Latino...

Nathan Chen wins gold in the 2022 Olympics. Photo credit: MGN

Do you know your news? Feb. 15

Alexandrea Bonilla February 14, 2022

1. Nathan Chen became the second American man to win a gold medal in men’s figure skating in several years. Exactly how many years has it been since the last gold medal was won by Evan Lysacek?A....

Damian Lillard slams down his signature dunk at to the delight of the Dee Events Center crowd on Aug. 20. Photo credit: Weber State Athletics

Damian Lillard rains down 3-pointers at the Alumni Basketball Classic

Miles Shaw August 27, 2021

In a throwback performance that was reminiscent of his days tearing apart the Big Sky Conference in the purple and white, six-time NBA All-Star and 2021 Olympic gold medalist Damian Lillard had the Dee...

As COVID-19 cases continue to rise, health officials are urging everyone to get their COVID vaccine. Photo credit: pixabay

Do you know your news? July 27

Marisa Nelson July 26, 2021

1. According to NBC News, what percentage of people in the U.S. population has been vaccinated?a. 70%b. 60%c. 40%d. 35%2. Scientists are predicting that ____________ will become much more likely over the...

A cleaner walks past a Microsoft sign outside a Microsoft office building in Beijing on July 31, 2014. Photo credit:  (Greg Baker/AFP via Getty Images/TNS)

Do you know your news? July 20

Jennifer Greenlee July 19, 2021

1. What Utah concert broke Ticketmaster's record for the fastest sell-out ever for a concert at Rice-Eccles Stadium on July 17? a. David Archuletab. The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Squarec. Garth Brooksd....

Shani Davis of the USA competes in the Mens 1500-meter Speed Skating event on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at Gangneung Oval during the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games in South Korea. (Yohei Osada/AFLO/Zuma Press/TNS)

The Signpost guide to the Olympics

Ian Syme February 16, 2018

Athletes fly around the track, whizzing by in their respective countries’ uniforms, fighting for a gold medal and national pride in Olympic speedskating. Long track speedskating was introduced as...

The USAs Johnny Spillane, right, and Italys Alessandro Pittin look over as Frances Jason Lamy Chappuis passes them to win the gold medal in the 10k cross country race of the Nordic Combined at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada, Sunday, February 14, 2010. Spillane won the silver. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times/MCT)

The Signpost guide to the Olympics

Jake Mcmahon February 14, 2018

When fans around the world tune into the Olympics, they are looking for elite physical challenges that are rich in history. Two oft-forgotten events at the Pyeongchang Olympics that are rich in history...

The Signpost guide to the Olympics

Brandon May February 3, 2018

Ski Jumping and figure skating have been mainstays at the Olympics since the beginning and will continue to be in Pyeongchang. The United States is predicted to win medals in both events. The ski jumping...

The USA- 1 bobsled team, including driver Steven Holcomb, front, celebrate as they enter the finish area during the four-man bobsled event at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014. (Mark Reis/Colorado Springs Gazette/MCT)

The Signpost guide to Olympic Sports

Jake Mcmahon January 31, 2018

When it comes to the Winter Olympics, the bobsledding and luge events captivate their audiences and for an understandable reason — it’s professional sledding. Athletes from nations around...

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