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Students had the opportunity to buy handmade dolls at the Mercadito event.

Artesanía de la cultura

Marianna Lopez Luritta October 13, 2022

Vendedores hispanos y latinos compartieron su artesanía y una mirada a su cultura y herencia en el Mercadito. El Mercadito fue el 4 y 5 de octubre en la Universidad Estatal de Weber. Mónica Rodríguez,...

Jennifer Duenaz twirling her skirt.

Cultural craftsmanship

Lexie Andrew, Asst. culture editor October 13, 2022

Hispanic and Latino vendors shared their craftsmanship and a look into their culture and heritage at el Mercadito. El Mercadito was on Oct. 4 and 5 at Weber State University. Monica Rodriguez, a multicultural...

Members of the Weber State University Ballet Folklorico group take part in one of the community events celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month at Weber State on Sept. 30. Photo credit: Weber State University

Celebrating the dead once more

Caitlyn Nichols November 10, 2021

Celebrations in Ogden for Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, finished with a final, lively night at The Monarch on Nov. 5, including dances from the Weber State University Ballet Folklórico. The...

Many photos of loved ones who have passed are set up on decorated tables, along with flowers and other colorful decorations, to remember those who have passed and to bring them back to the living world on the Day of the Dead. (Kennedy Robins/ The Signpost) Photo credit: Kennedy Robins

A celebration of life

Lexie Andrew November 3, 2021

Día de los Muertos is a Hispanic celebration of loved ones, both living and passed on, and is celebrated on Nov. 1 and 2. The Ogden community hosted a Día de los Muertos celebration on Oct. 29...

Members of The Ohana Association managing a booth about the organization. Photo credit: The Ohana Association

Uplifting minority groups through student clubs and organizations

Lissete Landaverde April 19, 2021

Starting college is not easy for anyone, especially for minorities, who may feel out of place and may not have the resources needed to get through the process. The Weber State Center of Multicultural Excellence...

The many colors have their own symbolism that are also portrayed in the form of dancing. (Israel Campa / The Signpost) Photo credit: Signpost Archives

¡Vuelve el Ballet Folklórico al campus!

Andres Rodriguez October 19, 2020

Hace once años, los estudiantes de Mount Ogden Junior High querían tener un sentido de pertenencia y aprender más sobre sus tradiciones, raíces y cultura. Se creó el Ballet Mexicano...

Miniature flags representing Hispanic nations line the stage during the 2012 Hispanic Heritage Month celebration on Oct. 11, on Camp Mabry in Austin, Texas.  The celebration aims to acknowledge the contributions and achievements of Hispanic Americans in the Texas Military Forces and in the nation. Photo credit: Signpost Archives

Hispanic Heritage Month at WSU

Ally Nelson September 21, 2020

National Hispanic Heritage Month (HHM) was first proclaimed by former President George H. W. Bush on Sept. 14, 1989, so Americans could recognize the positive influence of Hispanic Americans through history...

Photo credit: Andres Herbon

Engaging communities in cultures through dance

Hollie Webster February 22, 2018

The Ballet Folklorico at Weber State University seeks to both bring awareness to the community about Hispanic and Latin American cultures, and assist students of all ages to dream and to continue forward...

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