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WSUSA members ready to welcome dancer participants. (Marissa Wolford / The Signpost)

Dancing ‘Cats raise hands and money for children’s hospital

Alyson Johnson April 4, 2019

Weber State University concluded the second annual Dance Marathon, raising nearly $14,000 to donate to Primary Children’s Hospital. The six-hour event was full of music, food, contests and inspiring...

Tradition #41:
Touch Moench Statue for Luck Photo credit: Weber State Alumni Association

Keeping traditions alive and thriving

Alyson Johnson April 4, 2019

Weber State University’s Alumni Association designed a path for students to take part in some of the most famous and rich traditions that the university has to offer. Since being founded in 1889,...

Dancing for a cause

Dancing for a cause

Alyson Johnson March 10, 2019

To raise donations for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, Weber State University, students, members of the community, and other schools will dance for 6 hours as part of the Miracle Network Dance Marathon. Starting...

Take a walk on the cultured side

Take a walk on the cultured side

Alyson Johnson February 9, 2019

Ogden City's fine art community opened its gallery doors to the public for the First Friday Art Stroll, which takes place the first Friday of every month. The First Friday Art Stroll is a community function...

Photo credit: The Argo House

Nine Rails Creative District plan rolls out

Alyson Johnson February 8, 2019

The Nine Rails Creative District is a hub for creatives and individuals in the Ogden area to come together and experience some of the amazing talent the city has to offer. The Nine Rails Creative...

A state of addiction

A state of addiction

Alyson Johnson November 2, 2018

The phrase “opioid epidemic” has consumed our state in the form of billboards, newspapers and documentaries for several years. The number of fatal drug overdoses has risen nationwide since 1999,...

The Harvest Moon Celebration leaves an impression

The Harvest Moon Celebration leaves an impression

Alyson Johnson September 26, 2018

20,000 people gathered in downtown Ogden on Sept. 22 to celebrate the Harvest Moon, the largest event in Northern Utah. The Harvest Moon Celebration is a yearly event that takes place on Historic 25th...

Materials used for the mural set out in front of the painting of a monarch butterfly. (Joshua Wineholt / The Signpost)

Monarch murals set to fly away on Ogden walls

Alyson Johnson September 14, 2018

In collaboration with Ogden City and the Ogden Nature Center, Weber State University will welcome artist Jane Kim to create an inspiring art project throughout the city. Kim received her MFA from Rhode...

Professor of Dance Michael Hamblin leads the group in the choreography they will perform for their audition.  (Joshua Wineholt / The Signpost)

Weber leaps into the new school year with dance auditions

Alyson Johnson September 5, 2018

Weber State students took the stage on Aug. 31 to audition for the Orchesis Dance Theatre’s fall performance and the Dance Program’s Moving Company. The auditions were held under the direction...

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Student involvement transitions into the workplace

Alyson Johnson April 13, 2018

Graduation, a day that every college student looks forward to with anticipation and apprehension, is only the beginning of a long path of opportunities. Life outside of college classes and homework is...

Each outfit worn by participants displays not only their personalities, but their heritage. (Joshua Wineholt / The Signpost)

Students celebrate indigenous culture through a pow wow

Alyson Johnson April 4, 2018

Through music and dancing combined with drums, colorful ribbons and outfits, the "Indigenous Voices Pow Wow" brought an atmosphere of cultural celebration to Weber State this March 31. This year was the...


Taking a step to success through foreign language studies

Alyson Johnson March 30, 2018

From waiting tables and scrubbing floors to hospital beds and school classrooms, multilingual speakers play a vital role in the workforce. The number of languages spoken in the U.S. has skyrocketed in...

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