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A close up of a cat known as Smoke while the cat lays in the morning sun.

Saving the strays

Alma Bell, Reporter January 19, 2023

There are roughly 32 million feral cats roaming the United States. A feral cat refers to any cat that lives outside and has little to no contact with humans, which leads the cat into a more wild, animalistic...

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...

Youn Soo Goldstein highlights the APEX program. Photo credit: Tim Costello

Getting on board with an internship

Tim Costello March 23, 2022

Students, faculty and staff gathered virtually for the 2022 Weber State University Internship Conference on March 18. The event was organized by Robert Ameling, the assistant director of internships at...

Advertisements for the running senators are placed in a row in front of the W8 parking lot, located on Ogden campus.

Prepping the ballots

ezra striley-weinman February 28, 2022

The Weber State University Student Association announced their candidates for the 2022-23 school year student government elections on Feb. 26.All information on candidates from the 2022-23 election and...

Jennie Taylor, third from the left, was a keynote speaker at this years Project Lead conference.

Students assemble for Project Lead

Rebecca Baggett February 18, 2022

Weber State University’s annual leadership conference, Project Lead, hosted around 150-200 students Feb. 11 through Feb. 13.The conference was themed "To Aspire," and students worked on a service...

Student fees, paid by all students, cover departments such as athletics, Campus Recreation and the Counseling and Psychological Services Center. Photo credit: Pixabay

Of the students, by the students, for the students

Lexie Andrew September 27, 2021

One of the expenses that all students pay to Weber State University are student fees. These fees are a separate expense from tuition, but they still show up on the tuition payment portal. Student fees...

Brad Mortensen and other professors held a town hall to address student concerns and announce exciting news. (Steven Clift / The Signpost)

Resilience of student organizations and election civility at town hall

Joshua Kamp November 2, 2020

President Brad Mortensen acknowledged the difficulties of this school year so far and showed appreciation to student organizations that have carried on in spite of restrictions during a Town Hall meeting...

Strategic town hall meetings help create an open process for faculty and students to participate in. (Joshua Kamp/The Signpost).

WSU remains “in good shape” as strategic planning continues

Joshua Kamp September 21, 2020

WSU President Brad Mortensen led a campus town hall meeting via Zoom on Sept. 15 as part of Weber State’s ongoing strategic planning process to shape the university’s priorities and goals for...

Photo credit: Aubree Eckhardt

How Weber State attempts to engage students on campus

Ryan Marion April 20, 2020

Across the country, hundreds if not thousands of events occur on university campuses every week. Getting students involved in these events is one way to keep those living on campus constantly engaged at...

Michelle Paustenbaugh, Professor of Chemistry at Weber State University, gets bandaged by Melissa Dickson, of the American Red Cross, after getting her blood drawn for Weber State Universitys blood drive on Thursday, Sept 1. (Emily Crooks / The Signpost)

Welcoming new Wildcats at WSU

Jennifer Greenlee August 28, 2019

With school starting again, the Weber State University Student Association is kicking off the year with events almost every day. The Wildcat Welcome started Aug. 26 and will continue until Sept. 30 to...

Dr. Forrest Crawford (past BSU member) and Byron Warfield-Graham being presented awards by current BSU members. Photo credit: Danya Gil

Black Scholars United reflects on the past, looks to the future

Danya Gil October 14, 2018

Members of Black Scholars United (BSU), past, present and future, gathered at the Hurst Center on Oct.11 to reflect and celebrate the organization’s 50th anniversary.The social and dinner included...

Why we care about being involved on campus

September 30, 2014

For many students at Weber State, we come to school, go to class, then go home. Our campus is primarily a commuter school, so it is difficult to feel included in campus life. When we show up in a classroom...

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