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Weber State campus dorms can be found next to the Outdoor Adventure and Welcome Center as well as the Dee Events Center. Photo credit: Summer Muster

The costs of living

Catie Weimer April 18, 2022

Gage Brinkerhoff isn’t at Weber State getting ready for final exams at the end of the semester. Instead, he’s working 40 hours a week to afford his monthly rent.“If I had gone through...

Landaverde at the 2019 Fall Commencement after receiving her associate degree in General Studies. Photo credit: Lissete Landaverde

The Lisseteification of graduation

Lissete Landaverde April 11, 2022

My life and college story is no different than others. I was born and raised in Ogden, being the firstborn in a Mexican and Salvadoran immigrant household. From a young age, I was expected to pursue higher...

The bright painting brings together the beauty of the ocean and sunset alongside the beautiful linework that can be found in many other art forms. (Bella Torres / The Signpost)

A bridge across COVID cancellations

Lissete Landaverde September 13, 2021

The beginning of the fall semester coincided with Utah Pacific Islander Heritage Month, with celebrations originally scheduled at Weber State University from Aug. 18 to Sept. 18. The Ohana Association...

Anna Hobbs and Trisha Beckstead working on Nontraditional Student files. (Kennedy Robins / The Signpost)

‘A one-stop shop’ for non-traditional students

Adam Rubin August 27, 2021

A significant portion of Weber State University students qualify as non-traditional students. To better help these students, who tend to have different challenges when entering college, WSU has a department...

Brett Perozzi is the current vice president of student affairs at Weber State. (Israel Campa // The Signpost)

Going global with higher education

Adam Rubin April 7, 2021

Taking a deeper look at where education and globalization combine, what it means for Weber State University, why it matters and how that intersection is directing today’s norms were the topics of...

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...

The Weber State University peer mentors instagram handle. (Paige McKinnon/The Signpost)

Learning to abolish deficit narratives in higher education

Kierstynn King February 12, 2021

Every month, the Peer Mentoring Committee hosts trainings for students in mentoring roles. As part of Weber State University’s Access and Diversity program, the Peer Mentor Program held part one...

The nontraditional approach to college success

The nontraditional approach to college success

Ally Nelson January 15, 2021

Higher education is important to nontraditional students, but with other big priorities in their lives, such as marriage or children, making time for and having the income to finish school can be difficult....

The nontraditional approach to college success

The nontraditional approach to college success

Ally Nelson January 15, 2021

Higher education is important to nontraditional students, but with other big priorities in their lives, such as marriage or children, making time for and having the income to finish school can be difficult....

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...

Students studying or talking is a rare sight on WSUs campus, with the majority of classes online due to COVID-19. (Nikki Dorber / The Signpost)

Staying ahead of the curve, WSU’s fall enrollment remains steady

Adam Rubin October 14, 2020

Even during a pandemic, Weber State University students want an education. Student enrollment during fall 2020 at WSU has remained steady during the pandemic. This semester, WSU has a total of 29,596 students....

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