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Long exposure crowds on campus taken on Nov. 20, 2019.

Students dug out of debt

Brisa Odenthal, Reporter October 18, 2022

On Aug. 24, President Joe Biden announced a three-part plan to slow down the current student debt crisis the country is facing. According to The White House, the nationwide cumulative student debt is...

The event hall where the period project took place. (Camryn Johnson/ The Signpost) Photo credit: Camryn Johnson

Ending period poverty.

ezra striley-weinman February 14, 2022

The overlooked social problem of period poverty, the lack of access to period products, in Utah was addressed at the event with the Walker Institute of Politics and Public Service in conjunction with The...

Three of the four candidates sit during the debate, waiting for their turn to talk about their plans. (Kelly Watkins / The Signpost)

Students stand off in election debate

Tori Waltz March 13, 2019

The Weber State University student body will soon know the replacement for President Jordan Slater. After a week-long spring break, students and faculty gathered in the Shepherd Union Atrium March 11 for...

Danielle Allen, political scientist and Harvard University professor, speaks about the Declaration of Independence on Nov. 11 as part of the Walker Institutes Our Declaration event. (Joshua Wineholt / The Signpost)

Declaration of Independence has message for 2016, speaker says

The Signpost November 15, 2016

In democracy, there are always winners and losers, Harvard Professor Danielle Allen told an overflowing Wildcat Theater on Nov. 11.The hallmark of democracy is that the losers accept the final result and...

The panelists laugh as they talk about each of their internships, and the difficulties in each. (Joshua Wineholt / The Signpost)

Career Cafe hosts internship panel

Cydnee Green October 2, 2016

Every week during the fall semester, the Career Services Center on campus hosts a variety of events that can help students prepare for their career paths. On Sept. 28, Career Cafe hosted the Walker Institute...

Bob Moses will be headlining the Rock the Vote concert. Photo credit: Subodh Samudre

Un concierto gratis para promover la votación entre estudiantes universitarios

Chris Nichols September 6, 2016

Hay tres palabras para motivar a los estudiantes universitarios para que tomen parte en la política: Rock and Roll. “Rock the Vote” es un concierto gratis, patrocinado por Walker Institute...

Community members crowded into the  WSU Davis ballroom for “Meet the Candidates Night” hosted by the Walker Institute of Politics and Public Service. (Christina Huerta/The Signpost)

Davis Campus swarmed by candidates and voters

Michael Grennell March 31, 2016

The Weber State University Davis Campus was packed with potential voters on March 30, as the Olene S. Walker Institute hosted a "Candidates Night" to allow those running for office to meet with the community.Almost...

Utah State Legislature gives approval for Weber State University to start redesigning the Social Science Building. (Lindsey Parkinson / The Signpost) Photo credit: Lindsey Parkinson

State Legislature approves re-design but not funding of Social Science Building

Lindsey Parkinson March 17, 2016

One little line in Utah’s Appropriations Adjustment House Bill may seem insignificant, but for the renovation of Weber State University’s Social Science Building, it is everything. In the 2016...

Walker Institute hosts Count My Vote training

Walker Institute hosts Count My Vote training

Keela Disterhaft January 12, 2016

As part of the Walker Political Leadership Institute series, the Olene S. Walker Institute of Politics and Public Service is hosting an event that will further explain Senate Bill 54, or the Count...

Walker Institute da ánimo a los estudiantes para pensar sobre las pasantías

Lauren Mongie October 12, 2015

Para los estudiantes de Weber State University que están luchando por encontrar pasantías, Olene S. Walker Institute of Politics and Public Services es el lugar a visitar. El Walker Institute fue...

Poll finds millennials to be politically dubious

Nathan Cragun October 8, 2015

In a live poll asking why millennials don’t get involved with politics, a majority concluded that it is because the fighting between parties annoyed them. This poll, as well as many others, were the...

News Briefs: Parking tickets and diversity conference

Tina Milewski October 6, 2015

Weber State to host 17th Annual Diversity Conference This Thursday and Friday Weber State University's 17th Annual Diversity Conference will be taking place at both the Ogden campus and the Davis campus. This...

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