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One teacher is dead, and two students were wounded on Monday when another student entered and opened fire at a Nevada middle school. This tragedy, no doubt, will reignite the debate across America about gun safety, and Weber State University is not immune to it. The questions of whether students should be allowed to carry […]

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We know it’s getting to be old (and frustrating) news by now, but with the government shutdown entering its third day, it looks like it may be here to stay awhile. And the situation seems to have driven some people to directing their frustrations into violent actions. On Wednesday evening, a congressman reported being physically […]

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Ogden’s Your Community Connection is asking for student donations to help expand its domestic violence shelter. The YCC has been part of Weber State University and the Ogden community for many years. The donations will help pay to expand the center, a necessary upgrade due to a lack of space. Julee Smith, the executive director at […]

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WSU football player makes first court appearance

Sitting alone in the small municipal courtroom, a calm Hasan Ali popped his neck and relaxed. A constable stood up and announced to the courtroom attendees, an audience of no more than nine people, to stand up for Judge Andrea  Lockwood and to turn off their cell phones. Ali, a Weber State University football player, […]

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Football player arrested

Weber State University football player Hasan Ali was booked into the Weber County Jail on Sunday, charged with retail theft. The redshirt freshman has been suspended from the team, but, according to head coach Jody Sears, “We use each situation as a teachable moment.” Sears said the football team has a set standard for conduct, […]

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The Trolley Square shooting was a little more than six years ago, but this week, Salt Lake City was almost the center of another mass shooting. On Tuesday morning, local news stations reported that police had arrested a man planning a mass shooting today at and around City Creek Center. With a new shooting or terrorist […]

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