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Many seats are on the second floor of the Shepherd Union for students who need a place to study. (Kennedy Camarena/ The Signpost)

Spotting a space to study

Coby Crisler, Reporter August 29, 2022

As the new school year begins and classes open with intense workloads, it’s easy to be overwhelmed. However, finding the perfect place to study and work on assignments can lessen the weight of these...

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...

A look into the new normal when going back to class in the midst of a global pandemic. Photo credit: Pexels

Critical information for students returning to campus

Marisa Nelson August 22, 2020

Students going back to school during fall 2020 may be nervous about what the semester will look like because of COVID-19 restrictions. On Aug. 12, Weber State University sent an email to all current students...

(Graphic by: Monika Clarke) Photo credit: Monika Clarke

Students starving to maintain their education

Nic Muranaka February 21, 2019

Back in 2016, the U.S. Government Accountability Office was reviewing Department of Education reports when they found that 2 million students potentially eligible for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance...

Students can study outside among the trees outside the third floor of the Union building. (Kelly Watkins / The Signpost)

The Study Spots of Weber (Photo Enterprise)

Kelly Watkins October 3, 2018

A crucial cornerstone to college life is studying. Fortunately, Weber can provide a variety of different environments to study in. Whether you like to study in silence or surrounded by noise, there...

SANTA CLARITA, CA - JUNE 26, 2017- Firefighter squad boss Matt Davidson talks with fellow firefighters from Bear Divide Hotshots as they work on burned hills to gain complete containment on Monday afternoon June 26, 2017 of a wildfire that is burning in the Placerita Canyon area of Santa Clarita after it spread across 870 acres and briefly triggered power outages and mandatory evacuations for nearby residents on Sunday. (Al Seib/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Do you know your current events: July 4

Ashton Corsetti July 3, 2017

1. The Supreme Court reinstated President Donald Trump’s travel ban on June 25: a) Fully b) Partially c) Not at all 2. The Mexico border wall would take more than __ years at the planned...

A new study revealed that girls are more likely to believe that boys are more intelligent by the age of six. (Source: Tribune News Service)

Science Weekly: Young girls believe boys are naturally smarter

Kellie Plumhof February 14, 2017

Young girls are more likely associate intelligence with males rather than females, a new study from New York University, the University of Illinois and Princeton University said.Lin Bian, doctoral student...

Researchers have found an emotional response in the brain that is triggered when peoples political beliefs are challenged. (Graphic by Maddy Van Orman / The Signpost)

Science Weekly: Political beliefs bound in brain physiology

Kellie Plumhof January 24, 2017

After a polarizing election year, and a less-than-peaceful transition of power, it is becoming increasingly apparent that political beliefs are tied to emotions.Neuroscientists from the Brain and Creativity...

Procrastinator? Read this now, not later

Procrastinator? Read this now, not later

Kellie Plumhof August 29, 2016

As a wise wizard once said, "Time is making fools of us again."Dumbledore, with some help from J.K. Rowling of course, was spot on with his observation of time and how easily it can escape us when we are...

Travis Phillips reads a book on the floor in the Stewart Library. (Christina Huerta / The Signpost)

Avoid burnout: Study smarter, not harder

Kellie Plumhof August 28, 2016

  It is vital to set aside ample time in your weekly schedule to study. I know that life can get busy when work, school, family, friends and extracurricular acctivities are all desperately...

Grroweat Whole Grain & Oat bread with CoroWise is designed to help lower bad cholesterol. (Ross Hailey/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/MCT)

Four foods to help you power through finals

Kellie Plumhof December 18, 2015

Let's face the facts: finals are tough. Whether a final is comprehensive, chapter-based or a project, it's going to be stressful. One thing that will help reduce stress is preparation, which means...

Start with baking potatoes to make the best creamy mashed potatoes. (Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Science Weekly: Taste with your brain, not your tongue

Kellie Plumhof December 16, 2015

With Thanksgiving approaching it's no surprise that food is on many our minds. Those gathered around the table on Thursday will taste food that is sweet, salty and everything in between. It has...

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