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Main clock tower in Urbino, Italy. Photo taken in June 2023. 

El torre de reloj principal en Urbino, Italia. La foto es de junio 2023.

New travel requirements to Europe

Lexie Andrew, Culture Editor March 28, 2024

Two big changes are coming to international travel, with both the introduction of the European Travel Information and Authorization System and the potential for a new passport agency in Utah. Utah has...

The womens center offers a safe enviorment for women to socialize and study. (AJ Handley/The Signpost)

Empowerment in Womanhood: A Look into Intersectionality in Women’s History

Gracie Woodbury, Reporter March 12, 2024

Many can recall the classic story of Amelia Earhart, the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. Her story, which has inspired many, is featured in books, some of the country’s top-grossing...

The entrance of the Study Abroad office.

Un verano Cubano para los Wildcats

Mariano Martinez Martinez, Translator November 9, 2023

Hasta 15 estudiantes de Weber State University embarcarán en un viaje de estudios a Cuba el próximo verano. Este viaje, liderado por el Profesor Adjunto Aaron Atkins, es para estudiantes de comunicación,...

A photo wall of Wildcats Study Abroad exploration and community engagement.

A Cuban summer for the ‘Cats

Megan Swann, Asst. Culture Editor November 9, 2023

Up to 15 Weber State University students will embark on a study abroad trip to Cuba this next summer. This trip, led by Assistant Professor Aaron Atkins, is aimed toward communication students, and will...

The outside of the Supreme Court building located in Washington, D.C.

Affirmative action overturned

Kaitlin Christofferssen, Reporter August 1, 2023

On June 29, affirmative action policies were overturned by the Supreme Court of the United States, sending shockwaves through educational institutions nationwide. The Supreme Court decision struck down...

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Transgender youth are being mistreated across the country

Windsor Moore, Contributor April 18, 2023

Since 2020, state legislatures across the United States have taken aim at transgender youth, passing law after law to limit gender-affirming resources and care necessary to their transition. In 2020,...

Utah’s lack of suicide resources

Utah’s lack of suicide resources

Hannah Moore, Contributor April 18, 2023

Content Warning: This story deals with suicide/self harm. If you or someone you know are thinking of hurting yourself, call 988 Suicide and Crisis Hotline for help. Utah has one of the highest rates in...

Colleen Ballard at the hospital for egg retrieval surgery, part of the in vitro fertilization process.

A peek into PCOS

Jessica Krok, Contributor April 18, 2023

Colleen Ballard found out at age 21 she had a genetic reproductive condition that would prevent her from having children. “I was too scared to share with family and friends what was happening,” Ballard...

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...

President Joe Biden signs the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act on Thursday, June 17, 2021, surrounded by members of the Congressional Black Caucus as well as the lead sponsors of the legislation in the Senate. (Evan Vucci / AP Photo)

Juneteenth becomes an official federal holiday

Caitlyn Nichols June 19, 2021

The United States House of Representatives voted on June 16 to make Juneteenth (June 19) the 12th federal holiday. President Joe Biden signed the bill into law on June 17, making the movement official. While...

Sen. Mitt Romney addresses questions from viewers and from other panelists. Many of these questions are about the vaccine and Chinese influence in Utah. (Israel Campa / The Signpost)

Sen. Mitt Romney holds town hall on China relations

Adam Rubin March 31, 2021

The U.S. Global Leadership Coalition held a virtual town hall with Sen. Mitt Romney regarding the foreign relations between China and the U.S. on March 30. The town hall dove into how these topics impact...

On Feb 25, 2021, University of Utah professor William Smith gave a presentation to Weber State on the education of Black History and why it is needed in society today. (ISRAEL CAMPA/The Signpost)

A discussion of scientific racism and racial battle fatigue

Kierstynn King March 1, 2021

University of Utah professor William Smith posed two questions during his virtual speech on Black History Month on Feb. 23: "Why do we need Black History Month?" and "Why do we need Black history?" The...

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