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Police Blotter Feb. 4

Rebecca Baggett February 2, 2022

Just out of reachA manhole cover fell deeper into the hole it was covering, causing it to become a tripping hazard. Weber State police received a call about this hazard on Jan. 30 around 7:30 p.m. The...

The Clear the Air Challenge is a statewide effort toward better air quality. Photo credit: Weber State University

The air outside is frightful

Rebecca Baggett February 2, 2022

February marks the start of Weber’s month-long Clear the Air Challenge. The primary goal of this event is to reduce emissions and improve air quality. The statewide Clear the Air initiative has been...

The Weber State University bookstore has textbooks available to students that vary from new books to used books, like the textbook known as Creative Confidence. (Kennedy Robins/ The Signpost) Photo credit: Kennedy Robins

Textbook tango

Rebecca Baggett January 24, 2022

Employees of the Wildcat Store found themselves undergoing a full system change in October.“We changed our point of sale systems in late October of last year. The system we’ve been on for several...

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Police Blotter Jan. 21

Rebecca Baggett January 19, 2022

Reaching for an answerA person was slouched over in their car and appeared not to be moving at around 7 a.m. on Jan. 6. An officer approached the vehicle to speak with the driver. The driver was reaching...

Hal Crimmel, professor of English, presented his lecture Summer Wildfire Smoke and Wintertime Inversions for Weber State Universitys sustainability series to raise awareness about air quality. Photo credit: Pixaby

Limpiando el aire: serie de la sostenibilidad enfrenta la polución de Utah

Addison Weeks November 22, 2021

La serie de sostenibilidad de Weber State continuo el 16 de noviembre con una presentación titulada “Summer Wildfire Smoke and Wintertime Inversions.” Hal Crimmel, Brady Profesora de inglés...

White smoke pours out of a Salt Lake City factory, contributing to the pollution of the Utah air. Photo credit: istock photos

Clearing the air: Sustainability series tackles Utah pollution

Rebecca Baggett November 22, 2021

Hal Crimmel, professor of English and author of "Utah's Air Quality Issues: Problems and Solutions," presented his lecture "Summer Wildfire Smoke and Wintertime Inversions" for Weber State University's...

With the COVID-19 pandemic, Weber State is offering online classes to help enrollment numbers increase. Photo credit: Alex Guzman

The economy of enrollment

Rebecca Baggett November 10, 2021

Weber State University's enrollment for the 2021-2022 school year was less than expected, which has left the school with the task of making decisions about budget adjustments.Weber State is a public university,...

With the COVID-19 pandemic, Weber State is offering online classes to help enrollment numbers increase. Photo credit: Alex Guzman

La economía de la inscripción

Marianna Lucia Lopez Luritta November 10, 2021

La matrícula de Weber State University para el año escolar 2021-2022 fue menos de lo esperado, lo que ha dejado a la escuela con la tarea de tomar decisiones sobre los ajustes presupuestarios.Weber...

WSU has a Student Fee Recommendation Committee that consists of students and faculty to aid in making decisions about dividing student fees. Photo credit: Blythe Evans

What will be with student fees

Rebecca Baggett October 27, 2021

Weber State University's Student Fee Recommendation Committee is getting ready for their annual meetings to sift through potential recipients of funds drawn from the pool of student fees, part of a yearly...

A float celebrating Waldo Wildcat drove through downtown Ogden celebrating homecoming in 1949. (Signpost Archives)

Celebrating Weber’s past, present and future

Rebecca Baggett October 11, 2021

Weber State was originally founded in 1889 as Weber Stake Academy. In 1933, it became a junior college, and in 1991, officially became Weber State University. With 132 years of robust history, the school...

Students can read magazines in a quiet environment while waiting to speak with their counselors. (Kennedy Robins/ The Signpost)

Mental health crises in the pandemic

Rebecca Baggett October 6, 2021

Over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, research has shown that many, including students, have struggled with big decisions and the uncertainty of the future, and it has largely impacted mental health.Education...

As of March 2020 there were 8,490 active DACA recipients living in Utah according to the American Immigration Council. Photo credit: Alex Guzman

Dreaming of a better DACA

Rebecca Baggett September 27, 2021

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, is a program designed to protect eligible immigrant youth in the United States from deportation. Normally students reapply for DACA every two years, but...

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