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Mary Mapes, an American journalist who is responsible for breaking the story that exposed abuses of prisoners at a CIA-run prison in Abu Ghraib, was a guest speaker at Weber State.  (Nikki Dorber / The Signpost)

On truth and journalism: former “60 Minutes” producer speaks at WSU

Caitlyn Nichols February 24, 2021

Nearly a year after she was first scheduled to come and speak at Weber State University, nationally-renowned journalist Mary Mapes presented on her story and about modern journalism over Zoom on Feb. 23.Mapes...

WSU alumni, Medal of Honor recipient, Mr. Brian Thacker, saluting the audience after being recognized for his honorable work in the military.  Nikki Dorber / The Signpost Photo credit: Nikki Dorber

‘Men more than soldiers’

Deborah Wilber November 14, 2019

All eyes were on Medal of Honor recipient Brian Miles Thacker on Nov. 8. Weber State University students, staff and members of the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps came to Lindquist Hall to meet...


The final frontier: colonizing our solar system

Zac Watts October 27, 2017

If Elon Musk is to be believed, humans will be living on another planet within the next decade. According to Musk, “We will stay on Earth forever, and eventually there will be an extinction event....

Weber's ROTC honors Vietnam hero

April 12, 2015

Brian M. Thacker, an alumnus of Weber State University, returned to speak about his time at WSU, his service in Vietnam and the events that led him to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor. A room...

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