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One building on campus has a roof that is nearly covered with solar panels. Photo credit: Summer Muster

Shining a light on solar power

Simon Mortensen April 18, 2022

Secretary General of the United Nations António Guterres has said the world needs to be carbon-neutral by 2050, and it's sources like rooftop solar that will play a part in reaching that goal, while...

The United Nations addressed issues about greenhouse gases in 2020. Photo credit: Pixabay

News Quiz Oct. 26

Joshua Kamp October 25, 2021

1. What company's stock market cap value soared to $1 trillion on Oct. 25 for the first time?a. Facebookb. Teslac. Walmartd. Disney2. The United Nations recently addressed the issue of greenhouse emissions...

Sexual harassment is widely unreported, but there are many resources available on WSU campuses that help survivors. Photo credit: Aubree Eckhardt

Finding help at WSU when you need it the most

Jennifer Greenlee April 21, 2021

In early March, the United Nations Women National Committee United Kingdom released a study with a startling statistic about sexual harassment: 97% of women between the ages of 18 and 24 have faced some...

Women in STEM; contributions to Weber State and the world

Women in STEM; contributions to Weber State and the world

Lucas Moore March 1, 2021

The United Nations recognized Feb. 11 as International Day of Women and Girls in Science. This includes the achievements women make in our society today in careers related to science, technology, engineering...

There’s more to translation than meets the eye

Kierstynn King September 28, 2020

As the Department Chair of the Foreign Languages department and a professor of Spanish, Isabel Asensio describes herself as a language lover.More than five years ago, Asensio realized WSU students wanted...

Performer Michael Jackson is shown in concert Oct. 24, 1988, in Auburn Hills, Mich. (Steve R. Nickerson/Detroit Free Press/TNS)

News Quiz June 25

Colton Heward June 25, 2018

1. At the end of 2017, the United Nations estimated that ______ people had been forced to leave their homes around the world for various reasons including war, persecution and human rights violations....

Trump, taxes and tenure: the 45th POTUSs first year evaluated by WSU professors

Trump, taxes and tenure: the 45th POTUS’s first year evaluated by WSU professors

Ryan Marion February 16, 2018

President Donald Trump’s first year has been filled with several policies as well as controversies. Weber State University professors reflected on his effectiveness in achieving his campaign promises...

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani speaks during a session at the parliament in Tehran, Iran, on Dec. 10, 2017. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Sunday that Iran could restore its relations with Saudi Arabia should the kingdom end its friendship with Israel. (Xinhua/Ahmad Halabisaz/Sipa USA/TNS)

Do you know your news? Jan. 11

Ashton Corsetti January 10, 2018

1. The president of which western Asian country called on the government in December 2017 to publish how much it spends on each institution?a. Iraqb. Iranc. Afghanistan2. Who is the author of the book...

Former President of Ireland Mary Robinson spoke at the Intermountain Sustainability Summit at Weber State University on Friday, March 17. (Dalton Flandro/ The Signpost)

Former Irish president talks human rights implications of climate change

Ashton Corsetti March 19, 2017

The first female president of Ireland, Mary Robinson, spoke about the dangers of global climate change and gender inequality during the eighth Annual Intermountain Sustainability Summit on March 17. Robinson...

Mary Robinson works with health worker Nadhifa Ibrahim Mohamed in Somalia in 2011. Robinson, Irelands first female president, speaks at Weber State University on March 17. (Source: Wikimedia Commons / Photo by Jennifer OGorman)

Women’s History Month Activities on Weber State Campus

Japheth Pleasant March 14, 2017

Three decades ago, Congress proclaimed that March would be the month to celebrate the contributions and achievements of American women in history, designating this month as Women's History Month. “Women's...

Yuniesky Marcos Roque y su hijo de 7 años son los últimos cubanos que fueron premitidos por los estación fronteriza en Laredo, Texas, el jueves 12 de enero de 2017, depués la comunicación de la terminación de Wet foot, dry foot que permitía a los cubanos a ingresar sin visas a los Estados Unidos (Fuente: Tribune News Service)

Mundo Hispano

Rosa Arambula January 17, 2017

'Wet foot, dry foot' política termina para los CubanosEl presidente Barack Obama ha terminado la política que concede residencia a los cubanos que llegan a los Estados Unidos sin visas.La política...

Geography professor wins award

April 5, 2012

Assistant geography professor Julie Rich was presented with the Lindquist Award on Thursday at Weber State University. Rich received the award for giving her students an opportunity to become more...

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