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At the Student Health Center patients received the same care as any other doctors office for free or low cost.

The Student Health Center closure: A shaky transition

Sky Mundell, Reporter April 13, 2023

Weber State University’s student senate meeting on April 10 revolved around the closure of the Student Health Center. This followed the April 3 announcement that the Ogden Clinic location on Harrison...

Weber State Universitys President Brad Mortensen addressing the senate with his presentation 2023 Truth in Tuition.

The truth in tuition

Sky Mundell, Reporter March 2, 2023

The student senate meeting on Feb. 27 was dedicated to a presentation about Gov. Spencer Cox’s current proposal to freeze tuition rates by providing more state funding to cover this year’s compensation...

The Utah State capitol building where the legislation session is currently coming to an end.

House Bill 467: Changes to abortion access

McKinna Baird, Reporter March 2, 2023

Following the overturning of Roe v. Wade in 2022, Utah has seen much debate over the right to abortion in the state. More recently, a bill has been proposed that would wipe out abortion clinics in Utah,...

Gov. Spencer Cox posing for a photo with a child during a reception held on Jan. 19, 2023.

Los educadores contra el proyecto de ley de cheques

Marianna Lopez Luritta, Traductor February 9, 2023

El 25 de enero, el Senado del Estado de Utah aprobó el controversial proyecto de ley 215, el Voucher Bill, con una votación de 20-8. "Este proyecto de ley establece el programa de becas Utah se adapta...

The Ogden City Council meets several times a month in the Ogden Municipal Building. Photo credit: Jennifer Greenlee

The long, short and local of redistricting

Jennifer Greenlee December 6, 2021

The Utah redistricting process may seem to be wrapping up after the Utah Legislature and Gov. Spencer Cox signed new district maps into law on Nov. 10, but the work is only just beginning for Weber County...

The purple map proposed by the legislature. Photo credit: UIRC

Dividing the red, blue and you

Jennifer Greenlee November 10, 2021

Gerrymandering might be a buzzword you hear thrown around quite often in politics. The process behind the word "redistricting" is often overlooked, especially when it has happened behind closed doors for...

Ogdens Renewable Energy program is exploring whether the city will commit to moving towards 100% renewable energy.  (Bella Torres / The Signpost)

A move to renew

Dalton Gallegos September 3, 2021

The Ogden City Council voted to enter into a new program with other communities to procure utility-scale renewable energy for both residents and businesses. The program, called The Interlocal Cooperation...

Weber State University nursing student Necia Wallenmeyer administers a COVID-19 vaccination to Lorna Ricks, Tuesday Mar. 16, in Ogden, Utah. (Brooklynn Kilgore/The Signpost)

Opinion: Lifting the mask mandate will be deadly

Breanna Hart March 22, 2021

COVID-19 has wreaked havoc on our lives for a full year now. Hundreds of thousands of people have lost their jobs, their houses, their security, their loved ones and their lives. The CDC recommends people...

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 Utah Legislature is working on passing hundreds of bills to change Utah laws. (Sarah Earnshaw/The Signpost)

HB318 could spell nightmare for university presidential searches

Jennifer Greenlee February 22, 2021

The process for selecting a university president has always been clear, and it has been an open one for the past twenty years. A new bill currently in front of the Utah Legislature, HB318, aims to try...

Local activism led to the repeal of last years controversial tax bill, which would have increased state tax on food. (Photo by Alexander Mils on Unsplash)

Controversial Utah tax bill repealed

Caitlyn Nichols January 30, 2020

The Utah Legislature voted to repeal a controversial tax bill on the second day of the Utah Legislative Session after a petition against the bill received 152,000 signatures. The tax change bill, which...

WSU is wanting in online resources

WSU is wanting in online resources

Tori Waltz October 3, 2019

The following story was written and reported by The Signpost in collaboration with The Utah Investigative Journalism Project, The Salt Lake Tribune and The UVU Review. Before starting her freshman...

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