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Premiums may rise due to Obamacare enrollees’ ages

According to The New York Times, people signing up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act‘s marketplaces tend to be older and potentially less healthy, which may cause premiums to rise. Ken Johnson, associate dean of Weber State University’s Dumke College of Health Professions, said he believes the premiums may move up, and the […]

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Taboo Talks discusses shame culture

When a woman posted on the Weber State Confessions page that she thought she was pregnant and didn’t know what to do, the first response read in part, “Maybe you should stop whoring around . . .” The Weber State University Center for Diversity and Unity’s monthly Taboo Talks discussed this comment, and other forms […]

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Real Women Run, Walker Institute encourage women in politics

On Wednesday the Walker Political Leadership Institute hosted Real Women Run, an organization dedicated to helping local women campaign for positions in government, in the Hurst Center for Lifelong Learning. The event featured speakers Jan Zogmaister, Weber County commissioner; Lauren Littlefield, political director of the Utah State Democratic Party; and Liv Olafsson Moffat, finance adviser […]

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CMT career fair promotes student opportunities

Blueprints and measurements, concrete, asphalt and industry competitors are just a few of the things that will fill Weber State University’s D3 ballroom on Jan. 22. The Parsons Construction Management Technology program will host its eighth annual CMT career fair at the new Davis campus building, D3. Students, faculty, staff and industry leaders are invited […]

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National Geographic recently published an article discussing how America’s mainstream population is addicted to sugar. With many college students on tight schedules, having time to make a healthy meal can be difficult. “Sugar is hidden in a lot of foods that we have,” said London Draper Lowe, Weber State University nursing professor. “It is hidden […]

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WSU looks back on its history

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Weber State University, which originated in a red-brick church on the southwest corner of Grant Avenue and 26th Street as Weber Stake Academy in 1889, has just celebrated its 125th anniversary. Having started with an estimated 100 students, WSU now boasts an estimated 26,000 students and 125,000-plus alumni who will have graduated with a WSU […]

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