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Cans and boxes of food sit with fruits in the back of the pantry. (Kennedy Camarena/ The Signpost)

Food for thought

Breanna Hart, Editor-in-chief August 29, 2022

The fall semester is upon us once again, and with the start of a new semester comes an influx of new students, homework, stress and, most of all, spending an extended amount of time on campus. One of...

Weber State campus dorms can be found next to the Outdoor Adventure and Welcome Center as well as the Dee Events Center. Photo credit: Summer Muster

The costs of living

Catie Weimer April 18, 2022

Gage Brinkerhoff isn’t at Weber State getting ready for final exams at the end of the semester. Instead, he’s working 40 hours a week to afford his monthly rent.“If I had gone through...

At 9 years old, Maria Rios Cabrera immigrated from Honduras. Through her struggles with English, her own learning challenges and the culture, Cabrera relates to the adversities these students may face. Photo credit: WSU

Recognizing those who make a difference

Catie Weimer March 28, 2022

Kaila Lemons and Maria Rios Cabrera are this year’s winners of the Ivory Prize for Excellence in Student Leadership and Community Engagement. Both students will receive a cash prize and a donation...

The Money Management Center is found on the second floor of the Shepherd Union building. (Kennedy Robins/ The Signpost)

EASE-ing the burden of college

Catie Weimer February 9, 2022

Students have many financial aid opportunities through different departments at Weber State University, but the lack of an available index or list of these scholarships results in students often being...

Previous award recipient and current WSU student Finau Tauteoli was congratulated for her work contributing to the success of all students, especially Pacific Islander Students. Photo credit: Weber State University

Selfless students

Tim Costello February 2, 2022

Students who have gone out of their way to make an impact on their communities are being recognized by Weber State University with the Ivory Prize for Excellence in Student Leadership and Community Engagement....

La tienda de una parada para oportunidades de voluntariado

Marianna Lucia Lopez Luritta January 14, 2022

Weber State University ha hecho que sea más fácil para los estudiantes no solo encontrar oportunidades de servicio comunitario, sino también registrar las horas de servicio de una manera...

GivePulse is an online platform that helps find service programs, track hours, see campus events and join clubs. Photo credit: Isabella Torres

The one-stop-shop for volunteer opportunities

Lexie Andrew January 14, 2022

Weber State University has made it even easier for students to not only find community service opportunities, but to also log service hours in an easy and fast way. WSU has recently partnered with GivePulse,...

Members of the WSU marching band during the Homecoming football game on October 12, 2019. Students who are part of the marching band will receive activity waivers for their time spent in the activity. Photo credit: Weber State University

Cutting tuition costs

Lucas Moore September 27, 2021

Activity waivers are offered at Weber State University for students who get involved in the community and to cut tuition depending on their role and position in the group or organization they have joined.The...

Weber State University’s food pantry is now open to students. The pantry is now located in the Stewart Library. (Nikki Dorber/The Signpost)

Weber Cares Pantry reopens with more space and accessibility

Adam Rubin September 13, 2021

Since March of 2020, Weber State University's Weber Cares Pantry has been closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but on Sept. 7, the pantry officially reopened its doors to in-person services. During the...

2021 Presidential award recipients

2021 Presidential award recipients

Mackenzie Dessin March 24, 2021

Every year, Weber State University and the Center for Community Engaged Learning award members of the community with presidential awards. Their first ceremony was held over a decade ago back in 2007. The...

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...

Each of the Angel Tree cards that are hanging on the Christmas tree in the CCEL office correspond to a recipient of the programs holiday donations. (Kalie Pead/ The Signpost)

Giving for a better Christmas

Marisa Nelson November 28, 2019

The Angel Tree program, originally created by the Salvation Army in 1979, provides clothing and toys for children at Christmas time. For approximately 11 years now, Weber State has partnered with the Salvation...

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