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The empty Skyroom on the forth floor of the Shepard Union building where the Senate Meeting is supposed to be taking place.

Senate discusses funding and Code Purple

Parham Kermani, Reporter October 12, 2023

On Oct. 2, Weber State University Student Association’s senate voted on two funding requests and addressed the swastika found in Shepherd Union. Kayden Houser, Athletics and Club Sports senator, presented...

After Queen Elizabeth IIs death on Sept. 8, Prince Charles III was appointed king.

News Quiz 9/13

Tim Costello, News editor September 13, 2022

QUESTIONS: 1. Following the death of Queen Elizabeth II, who is next in the line of succession to the English throne? A. Prince Charles B. Prince William C. Prince Harry D. Prince Eric 2. What...

Opinion: Writing killing into the curriculum

Opinion: Writing killing into the curriculum

Jennifer Greenlee March 1, 2021

Woodshop. English. Math. Firearm training. This is what high school students' class options might look like next semester if HB 258 passes the Utah House of Representatives and Senate and is signed...

The enemy we know

Nikki Dorber September 23, 2020

Our world has an enemy; one so powerful that even the largest military force cannot stop it. It doesn't care about location, gender, status or race.It is responsible for taking 132 lives per day, according...

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...

Dr. Jonathon B. Singer speaks about Suicide problems, solutions and strategies.( Mustafa Alshilat/ the signpost)

Breaking myths and gaining understanding about suicide

Alyson Johnson February 23, 2018

Weber State University hosted Jonathan B. Singer, a clinical social worker and associate professor of social work at Loyola University Chicago, to speak about suicide awareness and prevention on Feb. 20. In...

A yellow ribbon symbolizes suicide awareness and prevention. Weber State University holds a training to inform students on ways they can help prevent suicide. (Source: Jared Keener / flickr)

Ask a question, save a life

Francisca Flores October 16, 2016

The QPR (question, persuade and refer) training for suicide prevention training was carried out at the Shepherd Union building at Weber State University on Oct. 12. Dianna Abel was the speaker at the training,...

Young women hold a photograph of a loved one lost at a suicide prevention candlelight vigil in 2015. (The Signpost Archives)

Suicide rates climb, Utah’s rates among the highest in the U.S.

Doug Manifold September 15, 2016

Suicide is a growing problem in both the United States and Utah. According to the most recent statistics from the Centers for Disease Control, nearly 43,000 people in the country commit suicide each year.The...

Suicide prevention fair makes strides to save lives

Nathan Cragun January 24, 2016

Weber State University students will have the opportunity on Monday to learn how to help prevent suicides. “Conserving Lives” suicide prevention training and resource fair focuses on the increasing...

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