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Hikers took turns holding the flag for the 4.8-mile hike. (Lisa Rajigah/The Signpost)

Hiking heroes

Lisa Rajigah September 29, 2021

Due to a COVID-related lay off, I can once again call myself a college student. I had online classes during the summer and had felt disconnected with the world in general. As fall semester began, the Weber...

Vibrant colors are seen all around the Ogden Farmers Market year after year. (Bella Torres / The Signpost)

Summer activities to enjoy before fall semester

Caitlyn Nichols July 26, 2021

As July comes to an end, there's only one month before summer ends and the fall semester begins. Like many, it's at this point every summer that I start to panic. While I generally like school, I hate...

A view of Ogden, Utah from the Waterfall Canyon Trail (Robert Lewis / The Signpost) Photo credit: Signpost Archives

The opportunity to serve locally this spring break

Kierstynn King February 3, 2021

The Alternative Breaks Team, hosted by the Center for Community Engaged Learning (CCEL), has provided Weber State University students with the opportunity to volunteer in trips around the country and the...

A view of Ogden, Utah, from the Waterfall Canyon Trail. (Robert Lewis / The Signpost)

Hit the Trail

Robert Lewis February 12, 2020

Interested outdoor enthusiasts may want to lace up their shoes, hop on their bike or get on their horse because there are no ga or diesel-powered vehicles allowed on the trails around Ogden, Utah.Weber...

The best cultural spots in Ogden

The best cultural spots in Ogden

Daryn Steed January 11, 2020

Let’s set the scene: It’s January. The magical glow of winter has worn off, and the snow is muddied and yellow. Classes have begun again, and you’re perpetually tired. You’re in...

University President Brad Mortensen, sixth from the left, and university officials break ground for the new Outdoor Recreation and Welcome Center (Robert Lewis / The Signpost)

Outdoor Adventure and Welcome Center begins construction

Marisa Nelson October 10, 2019

On Oct. 8, the Outdoor Adventure Center and many of Weber State University’s biggest supporters broke ground for the new Outdoor Adventure and Welcome Center. This groundbreaking is a big step for...

There are three walls that offer various grades of difficulty (Israel Campa / The Signpost)

Go belay; rock climb today!

Jackson Reed October 10, 2019

Rock climbing has once again made its way into the spotlight with the release of the feature film “Free Solo.” The film follows Alex Honnold, a free soloist (someone who climbs without rope, gear...

Wellness Wheel (Courtesy: Weber State University)

C&O Outreach highlights student health

Ashlynd Greenwood January 26, 2019

Students spent their lunch break learning about fitness, health and wellness at the Weber State University Clubs and Organizations Outreach tabling event on Jan. 24. The event took place in the Shepherd...

WSU Outdoor Program takes students on a snowy adventure

WSU Outdoor Program takes students on a snowy adventure

Ashlynd Greenwood January 24, 2019

Weber State University’s Outdoor Program took students, faculty and the community of Ogden on a full moon snowshoe hike Jan. 18 as part of their Winter Trail Series. The activity was based at North...

Tourists wait in line to see the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia -- possible only through a window Saturday because of a partial federal government shutdown impacting the National Park Service. TIM TAI / Staff Photographer

Government ‘shuts down’ funding for Utah national parks

Tori Waltz January 4, 2019

With snow covering the roads of Arches and Canyonlands national parks, travelers will have to postpone their sightseeing as the partial government shutdown trudges into the new year. Although the state...

Utah offers many different hiking trails. (Bella Torres / The Signpost)

Hiking through the changing seasons

Paige Robertson October 16, 2018

Ogden has hundreds of mountain trails and hikes available. Weber State University is close to the action, as the campus is surrounded by trails spanning every direction. With so many options, it can be...

(Photo ourtesy:Daryn Steed)

Signpost members recount their Trek experiences

Daryn Steed July 18, 2018

Zac WattsPioneer Trek offered 16-year-old me a chance to understand a small fraction of the sacrifice many of my ancestors made nearly two hundred years ago to settle the Salt Lake Valley and beyond. It...

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