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Life after football

With all the stress that students encounter from day to day, many overlook the hardships that student athletes face. Austin Raught and Nick Webb are two seniors who just finished their final college football seasons at Weber State University. The question many graduating players are asking at the end of this season is what they […]

Last day to vote for Metaphor cover

Voting for cover-art of the 31st edition of Metaphor ends today at 1 p.m. Three finalists were chosen by Metaphor staff on Nov. 23. Though the finalists cannot be named, to avoid favoritism, one said her inspiration was the desire to create interest in the journal. “I wanted something graphically intriguing that would keep people interested […]

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Senate splits minority constituencies for better representation

When Lam Nguyen was elected to represent both Pacific Islanders and Asians last spring, he was “nervous.” “Right when I got elected to the position, the first thing I said was, ‘I don’t know Pacific Islanders at all. I don’t know their culture, their way of life, how they interact in college, all those different […]

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While on a school trip to Topeka, Kan., where the governor of the state was giving a speech, Shawnee Mission East High School student Emma Sullivan did what many students with an interest in politics and Twitter would have done: She tweeted her opinion on Gov. Sam Brownback. She tweeted that she had made mean […]

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Research journal calls for student submissions

Weber State University students can apply to have their work published in the university’s undergraduate research journal, Ergo, but the deadline is quickly approaching. All submissions must be made by Dec. 14. “Ergo is one of only a few undergraduate research journals that I’ve ever heard of,” said Tyler Barnum, advancement specialist at WSU’s Office […]

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WSU becoming mobile with new tech program

As more students use Androids, iPhones and tablets, Weber State University is becoming more mobile with apps for its students’ learning success. The Web Services Division has been a big part of making this mobile effort happen. “This idea of going mobile has been coming for a while; it’s like a storm coming,” said Bret […]

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