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

Peleando con las borlas

Andres Rodriguez April 13, 2022

Las tradiciones a menudo se mantienen mediante un acuerdo unánime sobre un determinado método, proceso o forma de vida, e incluso se extienden a los colores de las borlas que usan los graduados...

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...

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...

Three mistakes I made as a freshman and how to avoid them

Three mistakes I made as a freshman and how to avoid them

Leah Higginbotham August 27, 2019

When I was a freshman, I thought I knew what college was going to throw at me. Unfortunately, no matter how prepared I thought I was, starting college was hard, and I made plenty of mistakes. While my...

Scholarships reworked to benefit students

Scholarships reworked to benefit students

Jennifer Greenlee March 20, 2019

Scholarship changes have been rolling out since fall 2018 when Weber State University first announced changes to the financial aid policies regarding scholarships. The changes began with how academic awards...

Dr. Scott Li keeps watch of the monitor as Jimmy Russell gets scanned by the MRI Imaging Magnetic Resonance Imaging at Toshiba America Medical Systems MR Research Center in Irvine, Calif. (Ed Crisostomo/Orange County Register/TNS)

Let’s play brain games

Hannah Olsen March 13, 2019

Four neuroscience and psychology students from the graduate program at the University at Utah came for the Neuroscience Lecture Series to talk to prospective graduate program students in those fields. Sometimes,...

Killing lackadaisical tendencies through yelling

Killing lackadaisical tendencies through yelling

Nic Muranaka February 22, 2018

Generally speaking, people come to college because they want to be here. They seek a higher education because, ideally, a degree helps open doors for these people, which can find them a vocation instead...

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How to escape a sinking ship

Kellie Plumhof April 2, 2017

Failure isn't inherently bad, but it comes with consequences. And in an academic setting, where money and time are involved, the consequences can be long-lasting. If you can tell in the first few...

Phi Kappa Phi rewards academic exellence

September 13, 2011

Phi Kappa Phi is one of the largest and oldest honor programs in the nation. The invite-only society spotlights the best of the best from all different fields of study. Phi Kappa Phi was founded in 1897...

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