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Musician Michael Franti visits WSU

  WSU Convocations hosted the event in the Shepherd Union Ballrooms, which Franti entered barefoot, carrying his guitar. “I feel a lot more comfortable behind a guitar than I do just talking in front of a microphone” was one of the first things he said. He then began playing his song “The Sounds of Sunshine,” […]

PETA hosts event to illustrate animal cruelty

PETA and Weber State University’s Animal Unanimity group hosted Glass Walls this week, an event that put students in an animal’s perspective inside slaughterhouses and factory farms. The event was named for the film Glass Walls, which was screened for students at the event. “It basically consists of an enormous inflatable tent, inside of which people can […]

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The Weber State University music department has received a donation of $5 million from alumni Sid and Mary Foulger, whose names now grace the department title. The Sid & Mary Foulger School of Music looks to establish an endowment to serve generations of music students to come. For those students who might not know what […]

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Research journal calls for student submissions

Weber State University students can apply to have their work published in the university’s undergraduate research journal, Ergo, but the deadline is quickly approaching. All submissions must be made by Dec. 14. “Ergo is one of only a few undergraduate research journals that I’ve ever heard of,” said Tyler Barnum, advancement specialist at WSU’s Office […]

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A new scholarship opportunity is available to Weber State University students. This opportunity will allow for one student to participate in the Round River Conservation Studies’ Taku Watershed Program student summer research trip in Atlin, British Columbia. Students from any major are eligible to apply. According to its website, Round River is “concerned with the […]

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Students pay the price at the pump

Gas prices may have fallen in recent weeks, but Weber State University students said they are still feeling the effects of high prices. Shawn Palmer, a WSU sophomore, drives 38 miles each way, four days a week, to the main campus. “Honestly, my whole life has changed because I’m going back to school, and the […]

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