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President Joe Bidens student loan forgiveness plan has elicited reactions across Utah and the U.S.

News Quiz 10/10

Tim Costello, News editor October 11, 2022

NEWS QUIZ 10/11 Tim Costello QUESTIONS 1. What is the top concern among Utah voters in this year’s congressional elections? A. Economy B. Abortion C. Health Care D. Education 2. What percentage of...

Hunter Caldwells platform is focused on uplifting the student body and supporting individual students to change the culture at Weber to promote broader inclusivity.

Great, great, great presidential debate

Jennifer Greenlee February 28, 2022

In Weber State University's first all-women presidential candidate debate, the three presidential candidates running for Weber State University Student Association Student Body President, Hunter Caldwell,...

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....

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Do you know your news? Nov. 10

Marisa Nelson November 9, 2020

1. According to the Utah Department of Health along with the Salt Lake Tribune, COVID-19 numbers reached an all-time high in Utah this past week, which led to Gov. Gary Herbert's new mandates for the state....

This combination of pictures created on October 22 shows US President Donald Trump and Democratic Presidential candidate and former US Vice President Joe Biden during the final presidential debate at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee, on October 22. (Brendan Smialowski and Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images/TNS)

Biden and Trump’s possible paths to the presidency

Daryn Steed November 4, 2020

President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden are locked in a heated battle for the presidency.As of Nov. 4, both nominees have plausible paths to win office. Biden currently leads with 248 electoral...

The University of Utah displays signs for the VP Debate on Oct. 7. Photo credit: University of Utah

What does the U.S. Vice President even do?

Jennifer Greenlee October 7, 2020

With the vice presidential debate in the rearview mirror, many may be wondering what the role of vice president of the United States does in his, or now maybe her, time. Modern vice presidents are...

The University of Utah displays signs for the VP Debate on Oct. 7. Photo credit: University of Utah

Despite COVID tension, the VP debate stays on the horizon

Jennifer Greenlee October 6, 2020

While events in 2020 continue to grow more and more uncertain, the vice presidential debate is shaping up for its arrival on Oct. 7 at 7 p.m. MDT. After President Donald Trump announced he had tested positive...

Official portrait of Vice President Joe Biden in his West Wing Office at the White House, Jan. 10, 2013. (Official White House Photo by David Lienemann)

Biden tromps Sanders in key primary states

Daryn Steed March 11, 2020

On March 10, Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders faced off in the first head-to-head battle for the Democratic nomination.Biden emerged victorious, winning Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri and Idaho. Sanders won...

Students, staff, faculty and Weber State community members climb Mt. Ogden for the annual homecoming hike on October 5, 2019.
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Q&A with President Brad Mortensen

Marisa Nelson January 4, 2020

With Weber State University President Brad Mortensen's inauguration set for Founder's Day, Jan. 7, The Signpost took the opportunity to sit down with him and introduce him to the student body. Where did...

Brad Mortensen was named the new president of Weber State University on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018. Brad and his wife Camille Mortensen were formally introduced in an announcement Thursday evening.
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30 years of WSU presidents

Adam Rubin January 4, 2020

Since 1990, there have been four presidents to lead Weber State University. Each of them have had an impact on WSU and have helped to lead it toward the future.Dr. Brad Mortensen, formerly WSU’s...

German fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld arrives for the annual Rose Ball at the Monte-Carlo Sporting Club in Monaco, on March 24, 2018. (Valery Hache/AFP/Getty Images)

Do you know your news? Feb. 21

Nic Muranaka February 21, 2019

1. Which political figure just launched his bid for presidency on Feb. 19?a. Former Vice President Joe Bidenb. Connecticut Senator Chris Murphyc. Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders2. Which President Donald...

The Supreme Court recently made a ruling on President Donald Trumps policy banning transgender people from serving in the military. (Eric Baradat/AFP/Getty Images/TNS)

Do you know your news? Jan. 24

Nic Muranaka January 23, 2019

1. The Trump administration appealed the transgender people military ban case to the Supreme Court last month after the case appeared locked in lower district courts, many of which refused to uphold the...

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