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Being a first-generation college student comes with its own unique challenges. Photo credit: Alex Guzman

A community connected

Lucas Moore November 15, 2021

Being a first-generation college student comes with its own unique challenges. According to Weber State University's website, 39.1% of students identify as first-generation. There are specific resources...

First generation students account for about 39.1% of the student population at Weber State, according to WSU’s website. Photo credit: Alex Guzman

Una comunidad conectada

Marianna Lucia Lopez Luritta November 15, 2021

Ser un estudiante universitario de primera generación conlleva sus propios retos. Según el sitio web de Weber State University, el 39,1% de los estudiantes se identifican como de primera generación....

Graduates are asked to move their tassels from right to left as a symbol of the completion of their degree.  (Nikki Dorber / The Signpost)

La primera generación de estudiantes en obtener educación superior

Andres Rodriguez November 16, 2020

Jesús Rebolledo enfrentó muchos desafíos mientras obtenía su título. Él provenía de una familia de bajos ingresos con cinco hermanos, donde la educación más...

Graduates are asked to move their tassels from right to left as a symbol of the completion of their degree.  (Nikki Dorber / The Signpost)

The first generation to get higher education

Caitlyn Nichols November 16, 2020

Jesus Rebolledo faced many challenges while getting his degree. He came from a low-income family with five siblings, where the highest education in the family was ninth grade. The 25-year-old medical laboratory...

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