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Decorations remained up at the International Student and Scholar Center. (AJ Handley/The Signpost)

新年快乐! (Happy New Year in Mandarin)

Saria Harris, Reporter February 22, 2024

Over 4,000 years ago, the Lunar New Year was created in China to shape agricultural seasons, but also as an urban legend to ward off evil spirits for the new year. This year is the Year of the Dragon....


Día blanco Japonés : El amor en culturas diferentes

Nathanael Stout February 14, 2023

La mayoría de las personas asocian el día de San Valentín con regalos y chocolates románticos, pero en Japón y otras culturas asiáticas, ese día es una cuando se dan regalos a los amados, amigos...


Japanese White Day: Love in different cultures

Shania Emmett, Reporter February 14, 2023

Most people associate Valentine’s Day with giving chocolates and gifts romantically, but in Japan and other Asian cultures, Valentine's Day has been more thought of as a holiday for giving loved ones,...

Weber State University student Kolby Doxy in his armor while holding his wooden sword.

Weber State’s kendo club comes back

Collyn Cowles, Reporter February 7, 2023

After disbanding in 2013, Weber State University’s kendo club has returned to campus. Kendo is a Japanese martial art that involves striking opponents with bamboo swords while wearing protective armor....

With the music playing in the background, these performers enter the stage and start a traditional Chinese dragon dance. Photo credit: Hannah Moore

A dancing display of Asian cultures

Lexie Andrew February 7, 2022

The Asian Student Involvement Association at Weber State University held an Asian Cultural Performance, which celebrated the different cultures in Asia, on Feb. 4 at the Browning Center as the final event...

Those affected by the 9/11 attacks asked President Biden to release previously blocked documents before the 20th anniversary. Photo credit: Google Images

Do you know your news? Sept. 7

Joshua Kamp September 3, 2021

1. On Sept. 3, President Biden signed an executive order directing the Department of Justice and other federal agencies to conduct a declassification review of documents pertaining to what?a. Unidentified...

File photo dated March 2018 of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, killed in Istanbul on Oct. 2, 2018. (Balkis Press/Abaca Press/TNS)

News Quiz 7/2

Jennifer Greenlee July 1, 2019

1. President Trump started trade talks with what country at the annual G20 summit?a. Colombiab. Mexicoc. Chinad. Iran2. Which Saudi official is being blamed and investigated by both the UN and the CIA...

Players from the United States celebrate an 8-0 win against Puerto Rico in the World Baseball Classic championship at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles on Wednesday, March 22, 2017. (Source: Tribune News Service)

USA baseball wins first World Baseball Classic

Brandon May March 31, 2017

After multiple tries at the World Baseball Classic, Team USA brought home the trophy — and bragging rights for the next four years — after beating undefeated Puerto Rico on March 22, 8–0. The...

Ministro Japonés Visitó a Weber State

Ministro Japonés Visitó a Weber State

Keela Disterhaft December 2, 2015

El jueves por la noche, el ministerio japonés visitó a Weber State. La misión fue la de resaltar la cultura de japón y para aprender más de la gente aquí en Utah. Ken Shimanouchi, ex embajador...

Japanese Foreign Ministry Visits Weber State

Japanese Foreign Ministry Visits Weber State

Keela Disterhaft December 2, 2015

On Thursday night Weber State was visited by the Japanese ministry. Their mission was to highlight the culture of Japan and to learn more from people here in Utah. Ken Shimanouchi, a former ambassador...

Ghosts from across the globe

Jennifer Perry October 29, 2015

Between the years 2002 and 2005, American cinema was introduced to a new type of horror movie villain—a vengeful female ghost with pale skin, her face veiled in long, tangled black hair, contorting...

WSU students celebrate Easter with international traditions

April 2, 2015

Well-known Easter traditions in the U.S. consist of the Easter bunny leaving toys for children and hunting for Easter eggs. While many Christians celebrate Easter as the resurrection of Christ, there...

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