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Finding a job amid the Great Resignation

Finding a job amid the Great Resignation

Lexie Andrew November 29, 2021

For many workers, COVID-19 changed their way of life when they moved to remote work. Now, with a vaccine available, employers are asking their employees to come back to the office. However, many workers...

Graduates move their tassles from right to left during graduation in spring 2016. Photo credit: Signpost Archives

A finish line finale

Makayla Geddes November 29, 2021

With finals and graduation fast approaching, it’s easy to get stressed and frazzled. However, there are a number of events and resources that students can use to prepare for and enjoy the end of...

The different tassel colors and regalia that graduates sport at graduation ceremonies all convey a different meaning and achievement. Photo credit: Pixabay

The colors of convocation

Raymond Lucas November 29, 2021

Graduation is about more than just accomplishments: It’s the gathering of loved ones, the cap and gown, it's “Pomp and Circumstance” blasting through the speakers and it’s even...

Sometimes the best plan is having no plan at all. Photo credit: Aubree Eckhardt

My plan is . . . that I have no plan

Kierstynn King April 5, 2021

The amount of times I’ve attempted to write this column is thoroughly embarrassing. I’m not great at goodbyes — I suck at them. That's what this column feels like: a lengthy goodbye that...

Students occupy socially-distanced seats during the graduation commencement.  (Nikki Dorber / The Signpost)

Breaking down another COVID commencement

Lucas Moore April 5, 2021

This year's spring commencement will be underway April 29 and 30 and May 1. Tickets will become available on April 26 on the online Weber State ticket office. Graduates are allowed one graduate ticket...

The first cohort graduating with the Doctorate of Nursing Practice gathers together on Zoom for presentations. Photo credit: Holly Wright

The first group of Doctor of Nursing Practice program prepares to lead the future

Caitlyn Nichols April 5, 2021

Weber State University’s first doctoral program, the Doctor of Nursing Practice, began in fall 2019. This spring, 12 students make up the first cohort to graduate with this high-level degree. According...

A Latinx graduate walks across the stage with her child, a memorable moment during a past ceremony. Photo credit: LatinX Grad Ceremony

Hats off to WSU’s Latinx grads

Lissete Landaverde April 5, 2021

Graduating from college is a big deal for every student, and those from marginalized communities often feel its impact even more. The LatinX Grad Ceremony is a celebration for graduating Latinx or Hispanic...

A Latinx graduate walks across the stage with her child, a memorable moment during a past ceremony. Photo credit: LatinX Grad Ceremony

Felicitaciones graduados Latinx de WSU

Lissete Landaverde April 5, 2021

Translated by Lissete Landaverde. Graduarse de la universidad es algo bien importante para todos los estudiantes, y los de comunidades en minorías a menudo sienten su impacto mucho más. La ceremonia...

Commencement speaker Tau Pupua performing at the Browning Center in 2011. Photo credit: Weber State University

Former NFL player, current opera star, lifelong Wildcat to inspire commencement

Joshua Kamp April 5, 2021

This year's commencement will feature Weber State University alum Ta'u Pupu'a, a former Wildcat with a unique resume.Pupu'a is a native of the Polynesian Kingdom of Tonga, an archipelago consisting of...

Tau Pupua giving time to his audience before his 2011 performance at the Browning Center. Photo credit: Weber State University

Ex jugador de la NFL, actual estrella de ópera, Wildcat de toda la vida inspirará la graduación

Joshua Kamp April 5, 2021

Translated by Matias Pedreira. La Ceremonia de Graduación de este año contará con el ex alumno de la Universidad Weber State, Ta'u Pupu'a, un ex Wildcat con un currículum único.Pupu'a...

Graduation: fears, plans and moving on

Adam Rubin April 5, 2021

Graduating during a pandemic comes with all sorts of challenges many of the graduating class did not see coming as they first embarked on their journey through college. Now that it’s time to graduate,...

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...

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