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Panel addresses school-to-prison pipeline

A panel discussed and analyzed the national trend of criminalizing children instead of educating them, referred to as the school-to-prison pipeline, Wednesday morning in the Wildcat Theater. The four panelists were Emily Chiang, a professor of law of the University of Utah; Forrest Crawford, a professor at Weber State University; Brenda Valles, a professor at […]

A group of Weber State University computer science students volunteered at the Catholic Community Services Northern Utah Food bank, creating and managing a sophisticated inventory-control database. According to a press release, more than 200,000 pounds of food go through the Catholic Community Services food bank, the largest food bank in northern Utah, every month. This […]

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Karen Fairbanks and Jeff Stephens were sworn into the Weber State University Board of Trustees on Tuesday during their first official day of duty in their new positions. In February, Gov. Gary Herbert appointed Fairbanks and Stephens to four-year terms like all trustees, excluding the student body president, who serves one year, and the chair […]

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Wildcats fill ballrooms for Weber’s Got Talent

From headdresses and whips to piano, Weber’s Got Talent showcased a variety of talents from a diverse group of participants. On Friday night, more than 100 students showed up in the ballrooms in the Shepherd Union Building for the competition. Audience members texted a code to the Weber State University Student Association to vote for the winner […]

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Alumni Association hosts award luncheon

David Trujillo and Brenda Kowalewski are the recipients of this year’s annual H. Aldous Dixon Award. The award ceremony and luncheon was held in the Hurst Center for Lifelong Learning on Wednesday night. The H. Aldous Dixon Award is named after former Weber State University president H. Aldous Dixon. During the luncheon, the staff showed […]

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With more than 3,000 trees on campus and a committee devoted to the preservation of trees, Weber State University has been named Tree Campus USA for the second consecutive year. Tree Campus USA is a program sponsored by the Arbor Day Foundation. It is a recognition given to campuses that effectively manage their tree populations, […]

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