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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 Folklórico group watch a video of a past performance during a community event celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month at Weber State on Sept. 30. Photo credit: Weber State University

A broad look at inclusivity at WSU

Marisa Nelson October 4, 2021

Weber State University may not seem to be a pool for diversity, since less than 1% of the student population, or 268 students in 2020, is comprised of international students, according to the WSU Institutional...

Members of the Weber State University Ballet Folklórico group watch a video of a past performance during a community event celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month at Weber State on Sept. 30. Photo credit: Weber State University

A broad look at inclusivity at WSU

Marisa Nelson October 4, 2021

Weber State University may not seem to be a pool for diversity, since less than 1% of the student population, or 268 students in 2020, is comprised of international students, according to the WSU Institutional...

Members of the Weber State University Ballet Folklórico group watch a video of a past performance during a community event celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month at Weber State on Sept. 30. Photo credit: Weber State University

Un ampio sguardo all’inclusività in WSU

Caitlyn Nichols October 4, 2021

Forse Weber State University non appare un centro di diversità. Secondo il meeting di WSU Institutional Research, nel 2020, 268 studenti – meno del 1% della corpo studentesco – erano studenti...

Ein breiter Blick auf Inklusivität an der WSU

Marisa Nelson October 4, 2021

Translated by Kim Kassner Die Weber State University scheint kein Pool für Vielfalt zu sein, da laut dem WSU Institutional Research Forum weniger als 1% der Studierenden Population, also 268 Studierende...

Romeo performs his poem Undocumented Football about a high school football player on DACA. Photo credit: Lissete Landaverde

Trayendo la esperanza en el Mes de la Herencia Hispana

Lissete Landaverde September 20, 2021

Traducido por Marianna Lucia Lopez LurittaEl Mes de la Herencia Hispana ha comenzado, y para celebrarlo Weber State University tiene planeado un mes lleno de eventos que comienzan el 15 de sept. y continúan...

Romeo explains the difference between the Hispanic and Latinx identities. Photo credit: Lissete Landaverde

Bringing in hope with Hispanic Heritage Month

Lissete Landaverde September 20, 2021

Hispanic Heritage Month has begun, and in celebration, Weber State University has a month full of events planned starting Sept. 15 and continuing until Oct. 15. The theme of this year's Hispanic Heritage...

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...

On Oct. 17, Hugo Caicedo presented on African Latin Americans and their contributions to Latin culture. (Lissete Landaverde)

African Latin Americans: The overlooked group in the Latino community

Lissete Landaverde October 19, 2020

Hugo Caicedo gave a presentation on Oct. 17 via Zoom about how African Latinos, who make up a large portion of Latin America, have contributed to Latin American culture and impacted the United States. This...

There are many colors in the traditional Latin dances Ballet Folklórico performs. (Israel Campa / The Signpost) Photo credit: Signpost Archives

Folklórico Ballet comes back to campus

Kierstynn King October 14, 2020

Eleven years ago, Mount Ogden Junior High students wanted both a sense of belonging and to learn more about their traditions, roots and culture. The Mexican Ballet was created, and it followed those same...

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...

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