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OPINION: Utah against diversity

Brisa Odenthal, Editor-in-Chief July 9, 2024

As of July 8, it has officially been one week since Weber State University was forced to close its doors on its cultural centers. This comes after the Utah State Legislature passed House Bill 261, which...

Newly elected President Ashley Potokar (left) hugs VP of Activities Colette Mortensen (right) tightly in celebration. (Bella Torres / The Signpost)

New year, new leaders

Lucas Moore March 13, 2022

The Weber State University Student Association announced the results of the student body election during the annual Weber’s Got Talent on March 4.In between the individual talent displays, WSUSA...

Weber State University was designated a Voter Friendly Campus. The Voter Friendly Campus program aims to help college administrations develop a larger voter turnout and more political engagement. (BriElle Harker / The Signpost)

WSU nombrado campus amistoso para votantes

Joshua Kamp March 29, 2021

Traducido por Matías PedreiraLa Universidad Weber State ha sido designada como un "Campus amigable para los votantes", un título ofrecido por un programa iniciado a través de la asociación...

Weber States Ballot Box is just outside of the Stewart Library on the main campus in Ogden, Utah. This is one of the many things that WSU has to help students and the surrounding community vote during elections. (BriElle Harker / The Signpost)

WSU named Voter Friendly Campus

Joshua Kamp March 29, 2021

Weber State University has been designated as a Voter Friendly Campus, a title offered by a program started through the partnership of two organizations, the Campus Vote Project and the National Association...

Current voter registration statistics. (Robert Lewis/The Signpost) Photo credit: Courtesy of

How does the 2020 election compare to 2016? A side-by-side comparison

Catie Weimer November 5, 2020

These numbers are current as of 10:40 a.m. on Nov. 4.More Utah residents have officially voted in the 2020 general election than did in 2016. Utah State Elections reported at 5 p.m. on Nov. 3, 2020, that...

State Senate: two uncontested, two not called on election night

Marisa Nelson November 3, 2020

State Senate races took place across Utah on Nov. 3. Districts across the state elected new representatives from their districts to bring important issues and policies to the governor.Many races were called...

Voter dropping off their ballot at the Davis County dropbox at the library in Centerville, Utah. (Paige McKinnon, The Signpost).

Results of the 2020 Utah House of Representatives elections

Caitlyn Nichols November 3, 2020

Nov. 3, 8 p.m. New York Times — Jen Dailey-Provost, Democrat and incumbent member of Utah's House of Representatives representing District 24, was reelected. Dailey-Provost was the only running candidate...

Spencer Cox will be Utahs next governor after a huge electoral win on Nov. 3 Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons

Spencer Cox is Utah’s next governor

Marisa Nelson November 3, 2020

Republican candidate Spencer Cox was elected as the new Utah governor on Nov. 3 at 8 p.m., according to the Associated Press. Cox received 69.5 percent of votes. Democratic candidate Chris Peterson took...

Brad Mortensen and other professors held a town hall to address student concerns and announce exciting news. (Steven Clift / The Signpost)

Resilience of student organizations and election civility at town hall

Joshua Kamp November 2, 2020

President Brad Mortensen acknowledged the difficulties of this school year so far and showed appreciation to student organizations that have carried on in spite of restrictions during a Town Hall meeting...

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Do you know your news? Nov. 3

Marisa Nelson November 2, 2020

1) According to Michael McDonald, a professor at the University of Florida who specializes in American elections, how many early votes will be cast by Nov. 3?a. 200 millionb. 100 millionc. 8 milliond....

Voter dropping off their ballot at the Davis County dropbox at the Farmington Community Center. (Paige McKinnon, The Signpost).

The voter’s path to the 2020 election

Francia Benson November 2, 2020

The 2020 U.S. presidential election will take place on Nov. 3, and, for many, there is a lot at stake. Four major issues have helped shape the campaigns for the candidates: the COVID-19 pandemic, the Black...

Weber States Ballot Box is just outside of the Stewart Library on the main campus in Ogden, UT. (BriElle Harker / The Signpost)

WSU gets out the vote

Adam Rubin October 21, 2020

Clubs and organizations at Weber State University can earn funding by getting all members of any campus club or organization to register as voters through TurboVote.Students are eligible to register to...

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