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Celebrating our stupendous staff

Adam Rubin, Reporter October 6, 2022

Nominations for Weber State University’s Outstanding Staff Awards are now open until Oct. 31. The Presidential Outstanding Staff Awards is an annual Wildcat tradition that goes back to the 1980s. It...

Letters at the Stewart Library on the Weber State campus written for Allies of the LGBTQ+ community. (Sara Staker/The Signpost)

Sumando a la historia queer

Marianna Lopez Luritta, Translator October 6, 2022

El departamento de Colecciones Especiales de la Universidad Estatal de Weber State está dando voz a la comunidad LGBTQ en los condados de Weber y Davis. La iniciativa "Queering the Archives" se trata...

Gov. Cox addressed issues pertaining to growth in Utah, transportation, the current housing crisis and other concerns brought up by students.

Una conversación con el gobernador Cox

Alexandrea Bonilla and Marianna Lopez Luritta September 6, 2022

En su gira Utah 360, el gobernador Spencer Cox visitó la Universidad Estatal de Weber para mantener una conversación con el presidente de la universidad, Brad Mortensen, y con los estudiantes, sobre...

The Signpost reporter Alexandrea Bonilla speaks with Governor Cox in an interview after speaking to Weber State students.

A talk with Gov. Cox

Alexandrea Bonilla, Managing editor September 6, 2022

In his Utah 360 tour, Gov. Spencer Cox visited Weber State University to have a conversation with University President Brad Mortensen, and students, about their worries concerning Utah’s rapid internal...

The month of February is celebrated as Black History Month. Photo credit: Pixabay

Black health and Black history

Connor Hopson February 2, 2022

Black History Month at Weber State University kicked off with keynote speaker Bryan Hotchkins, where he addressed Black health and wellness by framing all seven sections of his newest book, “My Black...

A march supporting Martin Luther King Jr.s dream of equality took place on Jan. 17 in Ogden, Utah. (Nikki Dorber/The Signpost)

Marching toward the future of equality

Alexandrea Bonilla January 19, 2022

On Aug. 28, 1963, over 200,000 people gathered at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., to march for economic rights and equality. This is where Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his famous “I...

President Brad Mortensen speaks to WSU faculty and staff during a virtual town hall. Photo credit: Catie Weimer

COVID numbers up, enrollment numbers down

Catie Weimer January 14, 2022

COVID-19 was once again the main topic of discussion at the Faculty and Staff Virtual Town Hall meeting on Jan. 13. Weber State University President Brad Mortensen spoke of the need for sufficient on-campus...

Students participating in the sit in at the Shepherd Union on Nov. 4 Photo credit: Caitlyn Nichols

Calling out campus contention

Jennifer Greenlee November 8, 2021

Protestors set up in the Shepherd Union on the morning of Nov. 4 in response to the white supremacist posters put up in at least the Shepherd Union and the Student Services building on the morning of Nov....

University President Brad Mortensen and Executive Director of Marketing and Communication John Kowalewski Photo credit: Marisa Nelson

Conversing toward a change in campus climate

Jennifer Greenlee November 5, 2021

Following the protest on Nov. 4, University President Brad Mortensen scheduled an impromptu meeting on Nov. 5 in the Diversity and Inclusion Center with protestors and campus diversity leaders and advocates....

The state of Utah met certain criteria to end COVID-19 public health orders at state and local levels, including the use of face coverings at higher institutionalized schools. Photo credit: iStock

WSU updates COVID-19 protocols

Dalton Gallegos June 14, 2021

On June 14, an email went out to faculty and students that all COVID-19 protocols would be lifted across campus on June 15, though social distancing and masks for those not fully vaccinated will be heavily...

Ibram X. Kendi joins WSU President Brad Mortensen over Zoom to discuss antiracism. (Lissete Landaverde // The Signpost)

Ibram X. Kendi talks antiracist activism

Lissete Landaverde January 20, 2021

Weber State University hosted a Zoom webinar with author and antiracist activist Ibram X. Kendi and President Brad Mortensen on Jan. 13. The two discussed how to be antiracist and celebrate Martin Luther...

Allie Young is the keynote speaker for this years Native Symposium. (Israel Campa / The Signpost)

How this Native activist turned her trauma into her career

Lissete Landaverde November 16, 2020

Weber State University started its 15th Annual Native Symposium on Nov. 12 through Zoom, featuring Native activist Allie Young as the keynote speaker.As written on the event page, Young is a citizen of...

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