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Geek in Gear: The top three best things about conventions

As this is a geeky column, I will, of course, use today to talk about this past weekend’s Salt Lake Comic Con. The overseer of the Power Rangers panel said that SLCC was currently the fourth-largest convention in the United States. Which meant lots of people. Lots of guests. And lots of fun. Going to […]

Wildcats take on local universities in Blood Battle

The Blood Battle, an annual blood drive hosted by the American Red Cross, will pit northern Utah universities against each other in an attempt to see which school will donate the most blood. The event will take place Sept. 10–13 in Ballroom C of the Shepherd Union Building. Ibrahim Siripathane, the special service events chair […]

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Video game challenges students to save the world

Between oil crises, global warming, fossil fuels, climate change and economic crisis, the question being posed to teams of Weber State University students is if they have what it takes to save the world. The students are participating in the first “Fate of the World” Challenge hosted by WSU faculty. “Fate of the World” is […]

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The phenomenon of the Freshman 15 carries a load for some students and does not prove to be a myth. For the unknowing freshmen in college, weight gain is seemingly inevitable. Everything between new schedules and changing metabolisms can be to blame for the weight change and overall poor health. Weber State University has many resources […]

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Weber State University will welcome high school debaters from across the country to the 2014 National Debate Coaches Association Championship April 12-14. The national championship will run for three days, spanning Saturday and Sunday on campus, with Monday’s events being held at the Ogden Summit Hotel to avoid interrupting classes and other campus activities. WSU […]

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Zombies have swept pop culture with shows like “The Walking Dead” and video games like “Left 4 Dead.” The zombie apocalypse has become a phenomenon, and many geeks and fans have fantasized about their own survival tactics. In 2012, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention utilized the pop-culture phenomenon for a public preparedness and response […]

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