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A bookshelf located at the front of Stewart Library, filled with free books available for students.

Biblioteca Stewart: una pieza central del campus

Daniela Imbrett, Translator September 14, 2023

Cada año que pasa, la Biblioteca Stewart de Weber State University continúa siendo una ubicación en constante evolución en el campus a medida que continúa agregando nuevos recursos y utilidades para...

The exterior of the Stewart Library building on the Ogden Weber State campus.

Stewart Library: The heart of campus

Cooper Hatsis, Reporter September 14, 2023

With every passing year Weber State University’s Stewart Library continues to be an ever-evolving location on campus as it continues to add new resources and utilities to help students succeed. Consisting...

The Weber State University bookstore has new and used textbooks available to students. Photo taken on Jan. 24, 2022.

Cutting college costs

Gretel Monjar, News Reporter February 7, 2023

Weber State University held its first Course Materials Affordability Fair on Feb. 1 from 9 a.m. to noon. The fair was meant to assist WSU students in lowering costs for course materials and finding alternate...

Around 70% of WSU freshmen enter college with AP or CE credit. Photo credit: Rebecca Gonzales

Comparing the costs of credits

Rebecca Gonzales April 18, 2022

Around 200 Utah high schools offer Advanced Placement classes, and over 20,000 Utah students take these classes every year, according to the Utah State Board of Education. In these classes, a single end-of-year...

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...

(Bella Torres / The Signpost)

Textbook prices weigh down students

Ashlynd Greenwood February 14, 2019

In addition to juggling a full time job and class schedule at Weber State University, Jessica Septon has another burden causing her stress in the school year: textbooks. During the first week of the semester,...

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 29, 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...

Rising textbook costs: Is there any end in sight?

Rising textbook costs: Is there any end in sight?

Scott Stevens August 25, 2015

Students today are finding themselves in a tough situation that is largely out of their control. Either they fork out a substantial amount of money for textbooks, or try to mitigate those costs...

Former student wins Entrepreneur of the Year

July 9, 2012

Alan Martin, a former student of Weber State University, was named Entrepreneur of the Year in the 2012 Ernst & Young Utah Region Retail and Consumer Products category because of an idea he had to...

Faculty studies effects of iPads in class

March 8, 2012 Weber State University provided iPads free of charge to students this semester as part of an experimental case study.  The ongoing research, presented at WSU’s...

Textbook buyback program

November 29, 2011

Buying textbooks can get very expensive for some college students, but Weber State University’s bookstore offers help with that in the form of the textbook buyback promotion. “We look for books that...

Rush Week at the bookstore

August 23, 2011

Crowds have been pouring into the bookstore this week, gearing up for the semester. This semester, student Lindsay Argyle is taking on the Master of Science in Nursing program. This program is only in...

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