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A graph showing the increase in air pollution in recent years. Data source: Shauna Abbenhaus, department air monitoring scientist with Utah Department of Environmental Quality.

The impacts of Utah’s air pollution on student athletes

Madeline Thorpe, Contributor April 16, 2024

The theater department at Weber State University recently read a play by Rachel Bublitz, a professional playwright, called “Red Days.” The play follows the daily challenges a young athlete faces while...

A graph showing the tax funding and revenue of UTA per year. Data provided by UTA.

Tickets please: A look at UTA’s fares

Jer Bates, Contributor April 16, 2024

It’s 4 p.m. on a sunny spring Wednesday at the North Temple FrontRunner station in downtown Salt Lake City. The platform quickly begins to fill with passengers waiting for the next commuter train headed...

Weber State Cheer and Dance Team celebrating their clean sweep on Daytona Beach.

WSU Cheer and Dance win in Daytona

Lexie Andrew, Section Editor April 16, 2024

Weber State University’s Cheer and Dance teams competed at the National Cheer and Dance Association Collegiate Nationals (NCA/NDA) in Daytona, Florida, on April 11-13. It was a successful weekend for...

Faith Hoe running back to the batters box after hitting a baseball with her bat.

Weber State softball wins three-game series against Portland State

Jacoba Jones, Asst. Sports Editor April 11, 2024

This season, on April 5 and 6, the Wildcats went 2–1 in a three-game series against Portland State University. Weber State University softball currently has a 17–17 overall record and holds first place...

Weber States Spirit Squad - Small at the Nationals Sendoff Performance on April 6.

WSU cheer and dance teams take on Daytona

Lexie Andrew, Section Editor April 11, 2024

Weber State University’s cheer and dance teams are ready to take the floor at the National Cheer Association/National Dance Association Collegiate Nationals in Daytona, Florida. The teams held their...

Little Caesars delivery service is the best thing since sliced bread, says a customer receiving pizzas at her door, and panic ensues at Sliced Bread headquarters. Very nimbly rendered panic. In the note-perfect coda, the guy delivering another Little Caesars order is the Sliced Bread CEO, played by Rainn Wilson of The Office.

Rainn Wilson to speak at Weber State graduation commencement

Megan Swann, Section Editor April 9, 2024

Weber State University created excitement on its social media channels on March 22 by announcing that Rainn Wilson will be giving the 2024 commencement address. Wilson, known for portraying Dwight Schrute...

The Celebracion de Mariposas stole next to the Ohana Association stole.

Introduciendo la Celebración de Mariposas

Christie Gutierrez, Traductor April 9, 2024

El capítulo del Movimiento Estudiantil; Chicago de Aztlan de Weber State University trae la celebración de mariposas 2024 al campus. Este evento de graduación se llevará a cabo el sábado 20 de abril...

Dancers performing a dance at the 2021 Latinx graduation ceremony.

Introducing Celebración de Mariposas

Cooper Hatsis, Reporter April 9, 2024

Weber State University's Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlán chapter brings the 2024 Celebración de Mariposas to campus. This graduation event will be held on Saturday, April 20 from noon to 2:30...

Weber State University students, faculty, families and community members gather to celebrate the new graduates from the Dumke College of Health Professions at the Dee Events Center on Dec. 16, 2022.

Graduación de Primavera 2024 en WSU: lo que necesitas saber

Maria Jose Mantilla, Traductor April 9, 2024

Durante la última semana de abril, la Universidad Weber State celebrará una ceremonia de graduación general para todos los estudiantes que se van a graduar, junto con ceremonias de convocatoria separadas...

Lexie Andrew at National Model United Nations in the town hall of  Erfurt, Germany.

Lessons learned

April 9, 2024

I have had many opportunities through my time here at Weber State University and in life. I have learned valuable skills and lessons that I will continue to use for the rest of my life. One of these lessons...

Gretel Monjar and her siblings, 2024.

An ode to learning

Gretel Monjar, Section Editor April 9, 2024

I grew up hearing that mother birds push their babies out of the nest. I learned that the baby birds needed the shove to let their flying instincts kick in. Even though it’s done out of love, that always...

Students in the new Master of Social Work program at Weber State University. Oct. 29, 2021.

Stay a Wildcat through graduate programs

Megan Harris, Reporter April 9, 2024

Spring semester is coming to an end, which means many Wildcats will be leaving Weber State University to pursue and achieve their professional dreams, but who says their time at the University has to end...

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