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The sun went down moments before Weber State’s homecoming matchup against Eastern Washington. The Wildcats beat the Eagles 45–21 on Oct. 8.

Opinion: Tiered ranking of Big Sky football

Emily Miller and Simon Mortensen October 13, 2022

Two weeks have gone by since the last power ranking, and a lot has happened across the Big Sky Conference for football. Sacramento State made bold statements with their offense, and Portland State seems...

Ime Udoka during one of the NBA basketball games.

Opinion: Did Udoka’s personal life have to be unraveled so harshly?

Rayshaun Baker-Lynch, Reporter September 29, 2022

Stories break every week in the NBA, and last week was no different. Ime Udoka, head coach of the Boston Celtics, was suspended from the team for a year for having a consensual relationship with a female...

Chinonso Opara leading the WSU football team out of the tunnel and onto the field during their game with Western Oregon on Sept. 1.

Opinion: Wildcats on top of week one power rankings

Simon Mortensen, Asst. sports editor September 29, 2022

The Big Sky Conference football preseason is wrapping up, and it’s time for in-conference play. Coming into week two of the regular season, it’s time to look at which teams are on pace and which teams...

Hailey Price bumps a soccer ball off her head during a game against UNC in 2021.

Opinion: Strengths and shortcomings of women’s soccer

Simon Mortensen, Asst. sports editor July 11, 2022

The 2021 Big Sky women’s soccer tournament was filled with massive upsets and close games. Strong teams like the University of Northern Colorado lost early while Cinderella story teams like Weber State...

Weber State Universitys homecoming football game against Eastern Washington University at Stewart Stadium on Oct. 13, 2018. Photo credit: Benjamin Zack

A fulfilling college experience

Caitlyn Nichols April 11, 2022

It really does feel like you’re going to be in school forever. Like you have plenty of time, all the time in the world … and then suddenly you don’t. You find yourself staring at the...

Making it to college graduation is so surreal for me. I cant wait to graduate with a bachelors in Communication. Photo credit: Marisa Nelson

A leap of faith

Marisa Nelson April 11, 2022

As I sat down to write my graduation column for The Signpost, I couldn’t think of just one thing to say about my college experience. My whole life has been about proving to myself that I am where...

Koby McEwen dodges around a UNC player to get closer to the hoop. Photo credit: Summer Muster

Top of their games

Jack Hamblin April 6, 2022

Last year was filled with some of the most stunning performances and best teams in Weber State University’s history. The five following athletes not only had the best seasons in 2021 but also made...

All foods can be classified as either soup, salad, sandwich or ravioli. Photo credit: Grace Haglund

Not-so-Signpost: Food fight

Marisa Nelson March 31, 2022

Since the dawn of The Signpost, an ongoing debate in our newsroom has been that all foods should fit into one of four categories: sandwich, soup, salad and the recent addition of ravioli. You’re...

The NBA Slam Dunk Contest is a staple of All-Star Weekend.

Opinion: Dunking on the dunk contest

Rayshaun Baker-Lynch February 28, 2022

When people think of the Dunk Contest, they think of Michael Jordan jumping from the free-throw line, Vince Carter’s 360 Windmill and the battle between Aaron Gordon and Zach Lavine in 2016. This...

Many students experienced more stress during the fall 2021 semester. Photo credit: Weber State University

Opinion: The transition back has been harder than the initial pandemic

Caitlyn Nichols January 10, 2022

I don’t know about you, but last semester kind of sucked. I mean, I got through with some good grades still, but it was hard. We talked about this fairly often here at The Signpost, how none of us...

To prevent dumpster divers from finding usable products in the trash, retailers destroy goods by cutting them with scissors or pouring bleach on them. Photo credit: Rebecca Gonzales

Wasting wares and trashing treasures

Rebecca Gonzales November 17, 2021

You’ve seen the videos: unsold Coach bags slashed and tossed in the trash, reusable Old Navy masks cut to pieces and thrown out at the height of the pandemic, perfectly good clothes purposely ruined...

Police presence is at the protest at Weber State Universitys Union Building on November. (Nikki Dorber/The Signpost)

Editorial: A stand against silence

Jennifer Greenlee November 8, 2021

The Signpost has been a silent observer of events over the last week, as is required by journalistic practice and fair reporting. However, the editorial board feels strongly about the issues that have...

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