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Athletic trainers graduate from EMT course

Six Weber State University athletic trainers graduated from a seven-week emergency medical training course last week, becoming licensed EMTs in the state of Utah. The Workforce Education and Retraining for Knowledge and Skills grant issued by the Department of Labor partially funded the course. “Basically these grants allow us to accelerate the courses, have instructor-led study […]

WSU men’s basketball holds youth camp

Last week, the Weber State University men’s basketball team held a youth basketball camp for boys ages 8-18. Many children from all parts of Utah were in attendance. WSU’s basketball staff and players directed the camp. Many basketball fundamentals were taught over the four-day camp, including offensive and defensive drills. “We usually learned about dribbling, […]

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WSU LGBTQ community celebrates ruling

The gay rights movement celebrated two major victories on Wednesday when the United States Supreme Court ruled on the Defense of Marriage Act and dismissed California’s Proposition 8. The Supreme Court struck down parts of DOMA, making it possible for married same-sex couples to receive the same federal benefits straight couples receive, and because it declined to […]

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One of the great benefits of technology is how easily creators can get their creations to an audience, particularly through the Internet. But, like with any advancement in mass communication and sharing, maybe not everything released into the world should be there. Several days ago, a web-based company called Kickstarter received some backlash concerning a […]

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Company cites WSU as good investment

According to a recent study by Affordablecollegesonline.org, it pays to be a Weber State University student, and apparently it pays fairly well. ACO just released its 2013 “Most Affordable Colleges — Low Cost/High Salaries” list. WSU was ranked 17th out of 58 institutions. The National Center for Education Statistics shows WSU’s 2012-13 in-state tuition and fees, without […]

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South Ogden Days celebrates city, community

South Ogden City held its annual South Ogden Days Festival throughout the past week, honoring the town, spotlighting local community members and organizations, and just giving its residents an opportunity to relax. The festival began June 17 and ended yesterday, June 24 and featured a variety of events, including an Amazing Adventure Race, basketball, golf, […]

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