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The Festival of Trees was virutal this year due to COVID. All proceeds went to Primary Children’s Hospital. Photo credit: Blythe Evans

‘Tis the season of giving back

Lexie Andrew December 6, 2021

The Festival of Trees embodies the spirit of Christmas by giving back and helping those in need. Every year, the festival acts as a fundraiser for Intermountain Primary Children's Hospital, and this year,...

The Gay-Straight Alliance was recently changed to the Gender and Sexuality Alliance to be more inclusive. Photo credit: Blythe Evans

What’s in a name?

Lissete Landaverde September 29, 2021

The Gender and Sexuality Alliance, previously known as the Gay-Straight Alliance, is an on-campus organization at Weber State University where LGBTQ individuals and allies are welcome to join and be surrounded...

LGBTQ+ pride flags line the entrances to Weber State University on March 26. Photo credit: Weber State University

Encircle creates connections for the LGBTQ community

Ally Nelson April 12, 2021

LGBTQ youth are three times more likely to attempt suicide than their heterosexual peers. Forty-eight percent of transgender adults reported having made a suicide attempt, according to Encircle’s...

Rodrigue Kissou dreams of starting a foundation for children who are unable to obtain higher education. Photo credit: Benjamin Zack

An example of overcoming adversity and finding success

Ally Nelson April 5, 2021

Achieving success at Snow College and Weber State University by earning three associate degrees and a bachelor's degree plus multiple awards and internships, current WSU student Rodrigue Kissou is now...

Each little house features local organizations/businesses that showcase what they offer to the community. (Israel Campa / The Signpost)

Ogden’s Christmas Village bringing holiday cheer to 2020

Kierstynn King November 30, 2020

Caitlyn Nichols contributed to this story. Every night from now until New Year's Day, people will be able to visit downtown Ogden’s Municipal Gardens to see colorful Christmas lights and a little...

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...

WSU students can get a complete thanksgiving meal prepared for them. (Steven Clift / The Signpost)

Easy Thanksgivings with meal deals from Weber Dining

Adam Rubin October 28, 2020

Sodexo with Weber Dining is offering an alternative for Thanksgiving meals, designed to help the community stay connected with family and friends.Weber Dining is offering redesigned Thanksgiving dinners...

Puppy tired after playing with his new ball. (BriElle Harker / The Signpost)

Finding joy

BriElle Harker April 14, 2020

Even in the hardest of times there is always something to bring you joy. For many of us, the COVID-19 pandemic brings uncertainty and anxiety. But we need to remember that joy is still all around us; we...

Liz Graves shooting for the basket, while Madelyn Eaton guards her. The twos family is always conflicted about wanting each sister to do well. (BriElle Harker / The Signpost)

Siblings battle it out on the court in Boise

Brandon May March 11, 2020

For many athletes, rivalries start in the backyard with their siblings. For Weber State junior Liz Graves and Southern Utah freshman Madelyn Eaton, that’s exactly where it started. As the girls...

A specially-made cake welcoming Veteran Services to its new home in the Nontrad Center. (Joshua Wineholt / The Signpost)

New location, same mission for veterans

Joshua Muir June 17, 2019

Military veterans and family members of veterans at Weber can now have their cake and eat it too: literally. Weber State Veterans were treated to a camouflage cake on June 7 in celebration of the Veteran’s...

Program and flag handed out at the front door In Loving Memory of Maj. Brent Taylor. (Bella Torres / The Signpost).

Ogden mayor laid to rest at Ben Lomond Cemetery

Daryn Steed November 22, 2018

On Nov. 17, Mayor Brent Taylor was laid to rest at Ben Lomond Cemetery. Hundreds of community members and friends gathered to pay their respects to the Utah National Guard Major and father of seven.Taylor...

It was a Monster Bash

It was a Monster Bash

Ana Lichfield November 2, 2018

Witches, zombies and monsters of all ages came out to scare and socialize at Ogden’s annual Witchstock Festival on Oct. 27. The event kicked off with The Ogden Junior League’s Witches Tea fundraiser...

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