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The haunted streets of Ogden

Gracie Stephenson, Reporter October 31, 2023

Founded nearly 200 years ago, Ogden is home to decades of history. Since its founding, Ogden has seen many people from all walks of life come and go, but what if some have never left the city, even after...

Making her scarf flare, incoming WSU Hispanic Senator Jennifer Duenaz dances around the Shepherd Union on Oct. 4, 2022.

Here for HERstory

Gretel Monjar, News Reporter March 14, 2023

Weber State University’s Women’s Center invited the WSU community to celebrate Women’s History Month, or “Herstory” Month, this March. The center will be partnering with other organizations on...

Sign at the Rainbow Letters Exhibit asking those who attend to write a note to their younger self. (Sara Staker/The Signpost)

Adding to queer history

Hunter Lindsey, Reporter October 6, 2022

Weber State University’s Special Collections department is providing a voice to the LGBTQ community in Weber and Davis counties. “The Queering the Archives initiative is to gather first-hand stories...

The front of Lindquist Hall building. (Kennedy Camarena/ The Signpost)

Open house of history

Sky Mundell, Reporter September 22, 2022

On Sept. 21, Weber State University’s Department of History hosted an open house event in the Lindquist Hall for current and prospective students to discuss the benefits and opportunities that come with...

Nearly 100 people gather on Zoom for the first installment of the Weber Historical Society Lecture Series. Photo credit: Adam Montgomery

Celebrating the life of local historian Bernard DeVoto

Adam Montgomery January 31, 2022

The Weber Historical Society kicked off its first-ever virtual event, with just shy of 100 attendees on Jan. 24.The first event of their spring semester lecture series highlighted one of Ogden's most-awarded...

Each outfit worn by participants from a previous Pow Wow event displays not only their personalities, but their heritage. Photo credit: Signpost Archives

Amplifying indigenous voices

Lexie Andrew November 15, 2021

Native American Heritage Month, which spans the whole of November, brings with it a new focus to the Native American community, along with an acknowledgement of their resilience and continued involvement...

Susan Matt introduces Robert Putnam and Shaylyn Romney Garrett to the audience. (Kennedy Robins/ The Signpost) Photo credit: Kennedy Robins

“I” or “We,” what will it be?

Lexie Andrew October 27, 2021

Robert Putnam, research professor of public policy at Harvard University, and Shaylyn Romney Garrett, a Harvard graduate and writer, gave a guest lecture at the Wildcat Theater on Oct. 25 and spoke about...

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 statue of Louis F. Moench, who is the founding president of Weber State Academy, now called Weber State University. (Nikki Dorber/The Signpost)

Quién es quién en WSU: historia del campus y nombres de edificios

Marisa Nelson April 19, 2021

Traducido por Matias PedreiraLa Universidad Weber State abrió sus puertas por primera vez en 1889 mucho antes de que fuera conocida como WSU.Originalmente, abrió bajo el nombre de Weber Stake...

The Wildcats prepare to take on Bowling Green in the opening round of the NCAA tournament. Photo credit: Weber State Volleyball

Historic season comes to an end for Wildcat volleyball

Emily Miller April 19, 2021

The historic spring season for the Weber State volleyball team has come to an end. The Wildcats fell to the No.1 team in the nation, the University of Wisconsin Badgers, on April 16, in the second round...

Historic Weber State Bell Tower in the evening sun.
(Brooklynn Kilgore/The Signpost) Photo credit: Brooklynn Kilgore

Looking back on the iconic Stewart Bell Tower

Marisa Nelson April 19, 2021

The Weber State University Bell Tower stands 100 feet tall on the Ogden campus, a stalwart beacon for the whole community with a rich history behind it.The Bell Tower is located in the heart of campus,...

Adrienne Andrews, AVP for Diversity & Chief Diversity Officer at Weber State University, offers a brief introduction for Ruth Kapp Hartz on April 8. (Brooklynn Kilgore/The Signpost) Photo credit: Brooklynn Kilgore

The Holocaust through the eyes of a survivor

Lissete Landaverde April 12, 2021

Ruth Kapp Hartz, a Holocaust survivor, was the keynote speaker for Weber State University's Holocaust Remembrance Week on April 8. The theme for this year's Holocaust Remembrance is "be the light in the...

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