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Viewpoint: Pope Francis takes right steps on charged topics

Religion is hardly an uncommon topic here in Utah — and other discussion points like gay marriage tend to go hand in hand with it. In the past year, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Utah’s religious majority, has taken steps to soften its approach toward gay marriage, and now the Catholic church […]

Greek Festival at WSU to feature ‘Oedipus’

      The Greek Festival will share tenets of Greek classicism with Wildcats through lecture, anthropology and theater throughout this week and next week. Kathryn MacKay, a history professor, has orchestrated the events of Weber State University’s portion of the celebration. MacKay saw the start of Utah’s Greek tradition. “The Greek Festival began on […]

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Football ready to get back to FCS play

The Weber State University football team will finish its three-game road stand this week as it travels to Lake Charles, La., to take on McNeese State University. This will be the second year in a row that the Wildcats face the Cowboys. The Wildcats will face a tough matchup against a pass-heavy team. MSU is […]

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CDU hosts fiesta for National Hispanic and Latino Heritage Month

Weber State University’s Center for Diversity and Unity hosted a fiesta in honor of National Hispanic and Latino Heritage Month. The fiesta featured students from around the world who spoke about their countries of origin and also offered food and games for attendees. Presenters included Laura Natalia Munoz, originally from Colombia; Madahi Mejia, of Guatemala; and Abelardo Saucedo, […]

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NY Times reporter offers scoop on Twitter and government

Students and faculty were fighting like wildcats for standing room in the Wildcat Theater to catch a presentation by New York Times media reporter Brian Stelter. Co-sponsored by the Office of the Provost and the American Democracy Project, Stelter’s topic was social media’s impact on governments past, present and future. “Social media is a megaphone,” […]

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Men’s basketball coach named Sportsperson of the Year

Weber State University men’s basketball coach Randy Rahe was one of several people honored by the National MS Society’s Utah/Southern Idaho chapter Wednesday night. Rahe received the Sportsperson of the Year award. “It must have been a down year in Utah, I guess, if I got that thing,” Rahe said, laughing, on Tuesday. “It’s really […]

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