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Weber State Universtiy bell tower seen from the top of a staircase near the Center for Interprofessional Education Health Care building.

OPINION: From the bottom of campus to the top

Kennedy Camarena, Editor-in-chief March 26, 2024

Since Weber State University’s Ogden Campus is built on the side of a mountain, a bit of hiking may be a part of your daily commute as an in-person student. While hiking to class can be a chore for...

The Onaqui herd has many juvenile members. It is not uncommon to witness the horses running, biting and sparring. (Nikki Dorber/The Signpost)

A helping hand for horses

Nikki Dorber October 18, 2021

My journey of discovering wild horses and the laws that protect them began on one fateful day two years ago. Little did I realize just how much these creatures would impact my life. I spent weekend excursions,...

Vibrant colors are seen all around the Ogden Farmers Market year after year. (Bella Torres / The Signpost)

Summer activities to enjoy before fall semester

Caitlyn Nichols July 26, 2021

As July comes to an end, there's only one month before summer ends and the fall semester begins. Like many, it's at this point every summer that I start to panic. While I generally like school, I hate...

Farmington Canyon trees show all of their colors in a fall sunset. The canyon is a popular spot to visit for locals who want to enjoy the beauty of the mountains. (The Signpost/Sarah Earnshaw) Photo credit: Sarah Earnshaw

Mine of local legend sealed despite community pushback

Sarah Earnshaw April 21, 2021

Abandoned mines are being closed across all of Utah, despite the pushback from local communities.Utah is notorious for its outdoor entertainment, especially with the large mountain ranges surrounding the...

The cliffs of Flaming Gorge, Utah above an outlet become hidden by a fog.  (Nikki Dorber/The Signpost)

Finding the beauty in nature

Nikki Dorber March 31, 2021

I remember as a child if I told my parents I was bored, they would give me a crazy look and simply tell me to go outside. At first, I would go outside sulking because, if I am being honest, I was expecting...

Wildfires have devastated the West Coast over the past month. Photo credit: Pixabay

Do you know your news?

Marisa Nelson September 14, 2020

1. Many states across the West Coast are experiencing extreme fires and fire danger. Among those states are Oregon and California. What was expected to have caused the fires to become more threatening...

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...

A view of Ogden, Utah, from the Waterfall Canyon Trail. (Robert Lewis / The Signpost)

Hit the Trail

Robert Lewis February 12, 2020

Interested outdoor enthusiasts may want to lace up their shoes, hop on their bike or get on their horse because there are no ga or diesel-powered vehicles allowed on the trails around Ogden, Utah.Weber...

WSU to Build New Facility on Ogden Campus

WSU to Build New Facility on Ogden Campus

Robert Lewis October 4, 2019

Weber State University is breaking ground for a new facility on campus, and it’s sure to excite those interested in the great outdoors. The new project, called the Outdoor Adventure and Welcome Center,...

Swim, spawn, die and repeat

Swim, spawn, die and repeat

Brandon May September 21, 2018

Each fall, trees are not the only part of Northern Utah that change colors by turning red: So do Kokanee Salmon. Every year at this time, thousands of Kokanee Salmon surge upstream to the tributaries...

(Photo ourtesy:Daryn Steed)

Signpost members recount their Trek experiences

Daryn Steed July 18, 2018

Zac WattsPioneer Trek offered 16-year-old me a chance to understand a small fraction of the sacrifice many of my ancestors made nearly two hundred years ago to settle the Salt Lake Valley and beyond. It...

Explore the outdoors with Campus Recreation

Explore the outdoors with Campus Recreation

Jake Mcmahon August 31, 2017

With classes back in session and the rigors of homework and studying weighing on the shoulders of students, some feel like they already need to escape. Weber State University's Campus Recreation program...

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