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Orcheses dancers getting together in a circle.

Breaking the fourth wall

Lexie Andrew, Asst. culture editor November 8, 2022

Val A. Browning Center audience members sat and watched the beginning of an Orchesis Dance Theatre piece when someone’s phone went off with a full-volume ringtone despite already being reminded at the...

Jennifer Duenaz twirling her skirt.

Cultural craftsmanship

Lexie Andrew, Asst. culture editor October 13, 2022

Hispanic and Latino vendors shared their craftsmanship and a look into their culture and heritage at el Mercadito. El Mercadito was on Oct. 4 and 5 at Weber State University. Monica Rodriguez, a multicultural...

Weber State University’s Orchesis Dance Theatre performing Where Dance Breathes in November 2021.

Diversity in dance

Lexie Andrew, Asst. culture editor September 27, 2022

The Moving Company at Weber State University has the opportunity to go to Panama to teach dance and learn about the culture and lives of the Panamanian people through Movement Exchange. Amanda Sowerby,...

Adopting the African dance culture, Orchesis performs a piece choreographed by Zim Zim, an expert in African dance culture, at the Val A. Browning Center in 2021.

Diversidad en la danza

Marianna Lopez Luritta, Translator September 27, 2022

El grupo Moving Company de Weber State University tiene la oportunidad de ir a Panamá para enseñar danza y aprender de la cultura y la vida del pueblo panameño a través de Movement Exchange. Amanda...

Ballet Folclorico dancers using pictures of fruits, flowers, and pink colors in their performance.

El poder emocional del ballet

Marianna Lopez Luritta June 13, 2022

Compartiendo sus tradiciones de baile y música al público después de dos años de ausencia, el Ballet Folklórico Guadalajara y el Mariachi Femenil Estrella de México regresaron a la Universidad Estatal...

The Ballet Folklórico dancers smile at their audience while raising their dresses and hats in the air.

The emotional power of ballet

Kennedy Robins, Photography editor June 13, 2022

Sharing their traditions of dancing and music to the public after two years away, México en el Corazón’s Ballet Folklórico Guadalajara and Mariachi Femenil Estrella de Mexico returned to Weber State...

Orchesis dancers outstretch their arms while dancing in Unconscious Caged Mind. Photo credit: Kennedy Robins

Moving to the beat of community

Lexie Andrew April 13, 2022

In a small intimate space, audience members are brought together through dance to experience the importance of community in Orchesis Dance: When Movement Merges. The performance was on April 7-9 at Weber...

Dominic Favela, Amelia Martinez and Cydnee Medina use props for Three Deep Breaths. Photo credit: Kennedy Robins

Moverse al ritmo de la comunidad

Marianna Lucia Lopez Luritta April 13, 2022

En un pequeño espacio íntimo, los miembros del público se reúnen a través de la danza para experimentar la importancia de la comunidad en Orchesis Dance: When Movement Merges....

The annual Weber State University International Banquet was opened up by the International Student and Scholar Centers director, Mary Machira. Photo credit: Isabella Torres

A celebration of culture

Coby Crisler April 11, 2022

April 9 marked the return of the annual International Banquet hosted by Weber State University’s International Student and Scholar Center. People of all cultures and nationalities cheered and applauded...

Ericka DeLynn elegantly walks across the stage as she performs. Photo credit: Summer Muster

Serving… inclusivity!

Adam Montgomery April 4, 2022

Diversity and Inclusivity Week is a week-long run of events and gatherings to foster a healthier environment for Weber State students who may feel alone or unspoken for. Events this week include Waldo's...

Amanda Jones, president of NASA, wanted to utilize the event to highlight indigenous voices. Photo credit: Weber State University

Indigenous culture and community coming back to campus

Coby Crisler March 28, 2022

Family and friends gathered to the sounds of powerful drum beats and the twirling bright colors as the 43rd annual Native American Student Association Powwow officially commenced on March 26 at Weber State.The...

With the music playing in the background, these performers enter the stage and start a traditional Chinese dragon dance. Photo credit: Hannah Moore

A dancing display of Asian cultures

Lexie Andrew February 7, 2022

The Asian Student Involvement Association at Weber State University held an Asian Cultural Performance, which celebrated the different cultures in Asia, on Feb. 4 at the Browning Center as the final event...

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