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The Thrive Symposium introduces Student Choice Awards for 2024

McKinna Baird, Reporter January 18, 2024

The Thrive Symposium introduces Student Choice Awards for 2024 McKinna Baird Every year, Weber State University hosts a faculty symposium, known as the Thrive Symposium. This year, Weber State students...

Students await the bus at the OGX station outside of Shepard Union.

El Thrive Symposium presenta el Premio de Elección Estudiantil este 2024

Maria Mantilla, Translator January 18, 2024

Todos los años, la Universidad Weber State organiza un simposio de profesores, conocido como el Thrive Symposium. Este año, los estudiantes de Weber State tienen la oportunidad de nominar a su profesor...

J.W. Marriott Allied Health Sciences Building on Ogden campus.

Getting some fresh advice

Coby Crisler, Reporter August 29, 2022

Whether students are starting their freshman year or returning for their graduating year, college can be very intimidating. Some students may even find themselves scared and unsure of how to approach all...

The iconic statue known as Louis Frderick Moench stands at the bottom of the hill below Lindquist Hall and the Miller Administration building.

Recibiendo nuevos consejos

Marianna Lopez Luritta and Coby Crisler August 29, 2022

Escrito por Coby Crisler Traducido por Marianna Lopez-Luritta Tanto si los estudiantes empiezan su primer año como si vuelven para graduarse, la universidad puede ser muy intimidante. Algunos estudiantes...

Weber State University Student Body President Ben Ferney explains what a career champion is, the differences they make in students lives and how important they are to WSU. (Kennedy Robins/ The Signpost)

Honoring our champions

ezra striley-weinman March 16, 2022

Weber State University Career Services held a Career Championship Banquet honoring 12 faculty and staff members who have contributed to student career and professional development on March 15.The Career...

Vials filled with the COVID vaccine are ready to be administered in Ogden, Utah, on Oct. 16. (Nikki Dorber/The Signpost) Photo credit: Nikki Dorber

Students must choose vaccinations for 2022

Adam Rubin October 25, 2021

By spring semester 2022, all Weber State University students will need to be vaccinated against COVID-19, with the exception of those who have filed an exemption.Brett Perozzi, vice president of student...

Marek Matyjasik researches chemical reactions with water and mineral surfaces. He has received the Fulbright Scholarship to go to Poland and teach geology. (Press release from on March 21)

From the ground up: WSU professor attains international acclaim

Nic Muranaka March 29, 2019

Matt - e - yah - shick. That's how you pronounce Dr. Marek Matyjasik's last name, the first skill students at Warsaw University will have to practice when he travels there early next year as Weber State...

(Bella Torres / The Signpost)

Textbook prices weigh down students

Ashlynd Greenwood February 14, 2019

In addition to juggling a full time job and class schedule at Weber State University, Jessica Septon has another burden causing her stress in the school year: textbooks. During the first week of the semester,...

Professor Melissa Braatan associate professor of the University of Colorado. (Kainoa Nunez / The Signpost) Photo credit: Kainoa Nunez

Teachers take science to new heights

Kainoa Nunez February 1, 2019

Weber State University professors gathered Jan. 31 to learn how to take science education to the next level at this year's Teacher Twilight Series. The event hosted guest speaker Melissa Braaten,...

The ethics behind Sokal Squared were debated by professors in the Social Science fields. (Monika Clarke)

A grievance with gender studies

Jennifer Greenlee January 31, 2019

The Sokal hoax began in 1996 when Alan Sokal submitted an article to Social Text to test the academic rigor and to see if editors were swayed by personal opinion. The article was published and later revealed...


No chili, no glory

Nic Muranaka October 14, 2018

I'm not going to act like I've never used Rate My Professors. However, I believe a common perception among students is that instructors are somehow unaware of the pervasive juggernaut that is're...

Mobile phones in class? Some profs say it's OK

June 22, 2015

Students never know a teacher's style of teaching until they sit down on their first day of class. For many students, a big question in a new classroom is whether they will be able to use their laptop...

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