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A trumpet used in jazz performances

WSU and all that jazz

Cooper Hatsis, Reporter February 20, 2024

Weber State University’s Jazz Ensemble came together to perform seven jazz compositions at this year’s Jazz Review. The performance was held on Feb. 10 in the Allred Theater. The Jazz Review was...

A reserved parking sign with the disabilities parking logo located at the A1 parking lot. Photo credit: Kennedy Robins

A glimpse into challenges for disabled students

Marisa Nelson April 18, 2022

College presents a plethora of challenges that aren't always obvious at first glance: the testing centers, a hill on the way to class or a cramped bathroom. But for students on Weber State campus with...

Available to everyone, FAFSA allows students to apply for federal aid and helps colleges determine the financial need of students. Photo credit: Makayla Martinez

Finding your money with FAFSA

Tim Costello March 28, 2022

Many students want to go to college, but often just as many students find themselves without the financial means to do so. To try and close the gap between the two, the Free Application for Federal Student...

Abstract chairs are placed throughout Tracy Halls common room, offering a wide assortment of seating. Photo credit: Summer Muster

Discovering Weber

Summer Muster January 31, 2022

I spent much of my high school career preparing to go to college, but when I gradated in 2020, things did not go as planned. My principal handed me my diploma using claw gripper to maintain social distancing:...

Students gather together for class amidst the pandemic protocols. Photo credit: Alex Jeppson

Teaching in a pandemic: the wrong choice either way

Tyler Haslam April 21, 2021

Educating during the pandemic has been difficult, to say the least.From district leaders to teachers to the students themselves, it has not been easy to obtain or deliver an ideal education as COVID-19...

Opinion: Writing killing into the curriculum

Opinion: Writing killing into the curriculum

Jennifer Greenlee March 1, 2021

Woodshop. English. Math. Firearm training. This is what high school students' class options might look like next semester if HB 258 passes the Utah House of Representatives and Senate and is signed...

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...

Graduates wait for the ceremony to begin on Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, May 21. Team Kirtland hosted a graduation ceremony for graduating seniors to honor their accomplishments amid COVID-19. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Ireland Summers)

What graduation looks like for a 2020 senior

Daryn Steed May 30, 2020

We have been grieving since March. We are grieving jobs and loved ones. We have lost vacation deposits and retirement savings. We have been without church meetings and sports games; we are grieving togetherness....

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A collegial culture clash: Why Weber’s graduation rates continue to dwindle

Tori Waltz April 18, 2019

In 2003, 18-year-old Christina Huerta entered Weber State University a wide-eyed first-generation student looking to pursue a degree in communications. Nearly 16 years later, she is receiving her diploma.Huerta...

Billie Eilish at the 2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards held at Microsoft Theater on March 14, 2019 in Los Angeles, Calif. (Sthanlee B. Mirador/Sipa USA/TNS)

Do you know your news? April 11

Nic Muranaka April 10, 2019

1. Initially, Attorney General William Barr summarized Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election in a four-page memo he wrote for Congress. Afterward, Barr...

Robots return to WSU campus

Robots return to WSU campus

Kainoa Nunez March 21, 2019

Junior high and high school students gathered in the Swenson Gymnasium on Feb. 23 to participate in the 2019 FIRST Tech Challenge robotics competition. Hosted by Weber State University’s College...

Gear Up participants holding up their banner for a photo.

Gearing up toward success

Danya Gil January 16, 2019

Parents, junior high and high school students came together to support students’ success towards higher education at WSU Davis for WSU’s GEAR UP Family Night on Jan. 15. GEAR UP (Gaining Early...

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