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President Brad Mortensen speaks to WSU faculty and staff during a virtual town hall. Photo credit: Catie Weimer

COVID numbers up, enrollment numbers down

Catie Weimer January 14, 2022

COVID-19 was once again the main topic of discussion at the Faculty and Staff Virtual Town Hall meeting on Jan. 13. Weber State University President Brad Mortensen spoke of the need for sufficient on-campus...

The 24th Annual Utah Humanities Book Fair encourages participants to unplug from technology and immerse into literature instead. Photo credit: Alex Guzman

Take a look inside the book festival

Raymond Lucas September 22, 2021

In a world where technology dominates free time, the 24th Annual Utah Humanities Book Festival encourages their participants to unplug and soak up the benefits of literature. The festival kicked off on...

Dr. Steven Barger addresses how over time, different parts of the brain are affected, which causes Alzheimers disease. (Israel Campa // The Signpost)

Wildcats Brainstorming about Alzheimer’s and Dementia with Dr. Steven Barger

Adam Rubin March 22, 2021

Dr. Steven Barger is a national leader on the neurobiology of Alzheimer's disease and hosted a Neuroscience Lecture Series Event on March 17 alongside Dr. Aminda O'Hare, director of the Neuroscience Program...

A screenshot from the Geoscience & Society Lecture series talk Lightning Flowers with Katherine Standefer. (Marisa Nelson / The Signpost)

The striking weight of modern medical technology

Landin Griffith March 15, 2021

At 27 years old in 2012, Katherine Standefer, who had been attending graduate school in Tucson, Arizona and was playing a game of intramural soccer with her fellow graduate students, started screaming,...

Social distancing and face masks are required at WSUs 2020 graduation.  (Nikki Dorber / The Signpost)

WSU releases plans for 2021 Graduation ceremonies

Marisa Nelson March 5, 2021

Caitlyn Nichols also contributed to this story.The plans for multi-day graduation ceremonies to recognize the achievements of the Fall 2020, Spring 2021 and Summer 2021 graduates were announced by Weber...

Putting students through at WSU

Putting students through at WSU

Lucas Moore March 3, 2021

Putting Student Through nominations have begun at Weber State University. These awards are a commemorative way for graduating students to recognize the people they feel have supported them unconditionally...

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...

The Leprechaun Dash race will be held virtually March 1-12, with a virtual awards ceremony on March 13. Photo credit: Pixabay

Gone in a flash with the Leprechaun Dash

Ally Nelson February 24, 2021

In 2020, Weber State Campus Recreation created a series of virtual races for students and their families to participate in. The series continues this year and will include the Leprechaun Dash 5K, Pioneer...

Multiple plants and flyers are on display for student viewing within the Counseling and Psychological Services Center. (Paige McKinnon/The Signpost)

Learning to use tools out of the Anxiety Toolbox

Lucas Moore February 22, 2021

The Weber State Counseling and Psychological Services Center in the Student Services building is hosting an educational group called the Anxiety Toolbox. Anxiety Toolbox is a student-facilitated group...

Mary Mapes will be speaking to Weber State University at an online event on Feb. 23. Photo credit: Courtesy of the Leigh Bureau

Truth is risky business: WSU to welcome Mary Mapes

Joshua Kamp February 22, 2021

Award-winning journalist Mary Mapes will address Weber State University on Feb. 23 to discuss ethical issues related to her craft and the current state of journalism. Mapes was originally slated to speak...

The Weber State University peer mentors instagram handle. (Paige McKinnon/The Signpost)

Learning to abolish deficit narratives in higher education

Kierstynn King February 12, 2021

Every month, the Peer Mentoring Committee hosts trainings for students in mentoring roles. As part of Weber State University’s Access and Diversity program, the Peer Mentor Program held part one...

Flor de Toloache performs virtually for the college of arts and humanitiess Browning Presents! series. Photo credit: Caitlyn Nichols

An evening with the women of Flor de Toloache

Caitlyn Nichols February 8, 2021

Weber State University’s Lindquist College of Arts and Humanities hosted a virtual performance of the all-female mariachi group Flor de Toloache on Feb. 5 as the feature event of the Browning Presents!...

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