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This archive photograph from 1949-1950 shows when Weber College’s monument wall was built on the Harrison Boulevard location, preceding the construction of the college on Harrison by two years. (Weber State University Archives) Photo credit: Weber State University Archives

Do you know Weber State?

Joshua Kamp August 27, 2021

1. In what year was Weber State University first founded? a. 1879 b. 1889 c. 1919 d. 1929 2. What is the name of the Weber State mascot? a. Willy Wildcat b. Walter Wallaby c. Wyatt the Walrus d. Waldo...

Weber State Universitys Stewart Library is located right above the Shepherd Union, making it easily accessible to all students. (Nikki Dorber/The Signpost)

Crack down on homework while enjoying the view

Lucas Moore April 19, 2021

There are many places across the Weber State University campus that are perfect for studying. Incoming and even current students may not know of these areas due to the pandemic restrictions. The Stewart...

WSU students have created a new podcast, “Covid, College Chaos” to give tips on thriving as a college student during the pandemic. (Shaylee Stevens)

Podcast promotes positivity and proactiveness in period of college chaos caused by COVID

Joshua Kamp November 30, 2020

WSU students have created a new podcast, “Covid, College Chaos” to give tips on thriving as a college student during the pandemic. Each of the three-episode podcast covers a practical topic...

The Atrium inside Lampros Hall is set up for students to study as part of the new SEATS program. (Robert Lewis / The Signpost)

Reserving SEATS this semester on campus

Marisa Nelson August 26, 2020

Students returning to fall semester have found that Weber State University has adjusted common areas and provided spaces for students to study and join virtual classes. Through the SEATS program, students...

Now I am older, and I realize the importance of it, said Betty Smauldon. (Photo by Luke Micheal / unsplash.com)

The census is paramount to secure funding and representation for all

Ally Nelson January 15, 2020

It is the start of a new decade, and that means the U.S. Census Bureau will be undertaking the tremendous task of gathering population data from all over the country.Media specialist Coralys Ruiz Jiménez,...

Police Blotter

Police Blotter

Jennifer Greenlee October 30, 2019

Medical CallA student felt faint after hitting their head on a soda dispenser in Wildcat Village on Oct. 26. A second student helped her onto the ground. Medical responded and transported her to McKay...

First-generation club guides the future

First-generation club guides the future

Ally Nelson April 3, 2019

For a Spanish translation, click here.Thirty-nine percent of Weber State University students identify as first generation students, the first within their family to attend a four-year institution to attain...

Image by Aubrey Eckhardt

No more late-night registration

Alexa Nielson April 3, 2019

For a Spanish translation, click here.Sick of staying up until midnight to register for classes? Now, you won’t have to. When registering for classes, students would often stay up until midnight...

Three of the four candidates sit during the debate, waiting for their turn to talk about their plans. (Kelly Watkins / The Signpost)

Students stand off in election debate

Tori Waltz March 13, 2019

The Weber State University student body will soon know the replacement for President Jordan Slater. After a week-long spring break, students and faculty gathered in the Shepherd Union Atrium March 11 for...

Attendees crowd around various posters being presented. (Joshua Wineholt / The Signpost)

UCUR unveils undergrad research

Ashlynd Greenwood February 27, 2019

Students across Utah visited Weber State University on Feb. 22 for the 13th Annual Utah Conference of Undergraduate Research, which saw research projects in opioid use, poverty and the Autism Spectrum...

A guide to submitting the FAFSA

A guide to submitting the FAFSA

Daryn Steed October 31, 2018

In order to apply for scholarships at Weber State University, you must first complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA. Though filling out the FAFSA is a critical step on your quest...

PhD Candidate Liliana E. Castrellon talks details pertaining to immigration. (Kelly Watkins / The Signpost)

Taboo Talks tackles immigration

Danya Gil September 14, 2018

Students and Weber State University staff learned about current immigration policies and discussed their viewpoints at the first Taboo Talks event of the semester on Sept. 12 The event was hosted...

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