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Candles lined up to be set in lanterns. (Karli Aki/ The Signpost)

Lighting and uniting: Weber lights the W

Brisa Odenthal, Reporter October 6, 2022

Weber State University students and community members of all ages gathered underneath the bell tower on Oct. 3 to celebrate homecoming week with “Light the W.” The celebration began at the Stewart...

The month of April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Photo credit: Weber State University

Changing the culture around rape

Bex Baggett April 13, 2022

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and the Women’s Center is finding ways to involve students in prevention efforts. This week’s event was the screening of “The Bystander Moment: Transforming...

Weber State Universitys homecoming football game against Eastern Washington University at Stewart Stadium on Oct. 13, 2018. Photo credit: Benjamin Zack

A fulfilling college experience

Caitlyn Nichols April 11, 2022

It really does feel like you’re going to be in school forever. Like you have plenty of time, all the time in the world … and then suddenly you don’t. You find yourself staring at the...

Weber State University spring commencement, April 26, 2019. Photo credit: Weber State University

Students say “Sayonara”

ezra striley-weinman April 11, 2022

Graduation ceremonies are long-held traditions in American culture. They signify the end of one chapter of life and the beginning of endless possibilities in the next step of students’ lives, coming...

2022 grads will wear tassels on their caps that represent their area of study. Photo credit: istock photo

Tussling with tassels

Connor Hopson April 11, 2022

Traditions are often maintained by a unanimous agreement on a certain method, process or way of life, and even extend to the colors of the tassels graduates wear on their graduation day.Convocation ceremonies...

Participants in the Take Back the Night march on 25th Street in April 2018. Photo credit: Weber State University

A night of awareness

ezra striley-weinman April 4, 2022

Take Back The Night, an event held to bring more awareness to and end sexual violence, took place on April 1. April is also sexual assault awareness month, and Weber State University's Women's Center decided...

Newly elected President Ashley Potokar (left) hugs VP of Activities Colette Mortensen (right) tightly in celebration. (Bella Torres / The Signpost)

New year, new leaders

Lucas Moore March 13, 2022

The Weber State University Student Association announced the results of the student body election during the annual Weber’s Got Talent on March 4.In between the individual talent displays, WSUSA...

Achieving a healthy work-life balance

Adam Rubin March 13, 2022

Weber State University's first professional development event of the semester was a highlight on finding balance in all of the different aspects of life in the modern era on March 2.The event was presented...

Terri Hughes and Myniah Vaa take part in a protest about racial equality by pumping their fists in the air at the end of Hughes protest speech. Photo credit: Kennedy Robins

Calling for more than conversation

Noah Lutman January 14, 2022

A student protest interrupted the Promoting Student Success series lecture where speaker Tia Brown McNair, vice president of diversity, equity and student success at the Association of American Colleges...

Though not completely under WSUSA, many Hype Squad members can be found in the office located on the Shepherd Unions third floor. (Kennedy Robins/ The Signpost)

Wildcats wearing their Weber-wear on Wednesdays

Makayla Geddes October 11, 2021

Wildcat Wednesdays are a new school spirit initiative officially introduced to campus for the first time this year. Started by the Hype Squad to promote Wildcat pride, students are encouraged to wear purple...

Multiple racks carry bowling balls that are available to students who want to bowl in the Shepherd Unions bowling alley. (Kennedy Robins/ The Signpost)

Finding friends with FYE

Noah Lutman October 6, 2021

College students have many challenges, including finding a place in the world. Weber State University has many student programs to give students new experiences and help them find friends. These programs...

Members of the Weber State University Ballet Folklórico group watch a video of a past performance during a community event celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month at Weber State on Sept. 30. Photo credit: Weber State University

A broad look at inclusivity at WSU

Marisa Nelson October 4, 2021

Weber State University may not seem to be a pool for diversity, since less than 1% of the student population, or 268 students in 2020, is comprised of international students, according to the WSU Institutional...

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