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Budget cuts could hit Hill Air Force Base

Budget cuts could hit Hill Air Force Base

Hill Air Force Base, the state’s largest employer, could be facing severe budget cuts under Congress’ efforts to reduce the budget deficit. These cuts come as part of some of the mandatory budget “sequestration” that will take effect on March 1 of this year. Last year, the state appropriated $500,000 in funds to the base. […]

Women’s basketball ties Big Sky record with loss

The Weber State University women’s basketball team lost a tough game against the Idaho State University Bengals on Thursday night by a score of 68-37. This was the 44th-straight loss for the Wildcats, tying a Big Sky record for most consecutive losses. The Wildcats got out to the early lead, jumping ahead by six points […]

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The Signpost’s Viewpoint space is an important forum to discuss issues that matter to college students. Balancing a variety of topics — campus life, politics, pop culture, sports, spirituality — is something the Signpost editorial staff prides itself on. There is, however, a large and looming list of topics that are difficult to address in […]

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Smoking zones policy passes in faculty senate

Students who take a smoke break between classes might have to congregate in specific areas, according to a new smoke-free zone policy recommended in yesterday’s faculty senate meeting. The smoking policy, along with an idle-free zone policy the Environmental Issues Committee presented, has to go through further process before it will be implemented at Weber […]

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Last week, I briefly mentioned my new obsession with hockey. Today I am going to elaborate. These are the top 10 reasons I love hockey and why you should too. 10. Ice rink/skates: The athletes are on skates. I consider myself an athletic person, but I could never hit a puck with a giant stick […]

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Group offers support for those from polygamous sects

Suzanne Steed, 17, stood on the stage of the Wildcat Theater on Wednesday afternoon, looking down at the stage’s floor, seemingly frightened by the crowd. Her hair covered much of her face. She spoke softly and slowly, and the Wildcat Theater was completely silent as the audience listened. Steed is a member of a family […]

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