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Breaking the mindset of scarcity

Joshua Kamp November 29, 2021

I didn’t realize the deeper meaning of being a first-generation college student until very recently. For a long time, it just seemed like a vague badge of pride. Yes, those students may need extra...

Members of the Weber State University Ballet Folklórico group prepare for a campus event during Weber State’s Hispanic Heritage Month celebration on Sept. 30. Photo credit: Weber State University


Joshua Kamp October 4, 2021

WSU Institutional Researchフォーラムによると、ウェバー州立大学は、学生人口の1%未満、つまり2020年には268人の学生が留学生で構成されているため、多様性のプールではないように思われるかもしれません。しかし、人種、民族性、宗教的信念、教育、社会階級における各人の多様な背景を説明するとき、WSUの学生、教職員は豊かな文化を持っています。Institutional...

Students can qualify for specialized scholarships after filling out the FAFSA. The specialized scholarship application also allows students to gain more finances. Photo credit: Makayla Martinez

No se preocupe, aquí está FAFSA

Addison Weeks September 27, 2021

Cada año escolar los estudiantes buscan nuevos métodos para pagar su matrícula. Una de estas maneras es el Free Application for Student Aid, o la aplicación gratis para ayuda estudiantil....

Getting tuition help can be possible through grants, government loans and other scholarships. Photo credit: Makayla Martinez

Have no fear, FAFSA is here

Joshua Kamp September 27, 2021

Each school year, college students look for new ways to pay for their college tuition. One of these ways is the Free Application for Student Aid. The application allows students to receive student loans...

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Do you know your news? Sept. 28

Joshua Kamp September 27, 2021

1. On Sept. 27, a federal judge approved the unconditional release of John Hinckley Jr., the man who was institutionalized after he attempted and failed to assassinate which U.S. president? a. George...

The plaza was littered in Block Party booths, food trucks and other student activities (Joshua Kamp / The Signpost)

A ticket back to normalcy

Joshua Kamp September 3, 2021

The Block Party was a day to celebrate, doubly so, after a year hiatus from in-person interaction due to COVID-19 on Sept. 3. It was a day was a chance for clubs, academic departments, fraternities, sororities...

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Helping students make history: Public history program welcomes new director

Joshua Kamp August 27, 2021

This fall, the history department of Weber State will welcome Leah LaGrone as assistant professor of public history, borderlands and gender. She will be taking over as the director of the public history...

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Police blotter Aug. 30

Joshua Kamp August 27, 2021

Construction site woes On Aug. 23, officers responded to a report of theft at Weber State University's Technical Education Building construction site. Various tools and equipment were stolen from the site...

Elizabeth Hall sits across the way from the Shepherd Union building on the north side of campus. (Bella Torres / The Signpost)

WSU creative writing program ranks #2 in nation

Joshua Kamp June 7, 2021

Weber State University has appeared on as part of their “35 Best Bachelor’s in Writing” lineup. WSU scored No. 2 nationwide for the creative writing emphasis program,...

The FAFSA is an application processed by the government that determines how much aid, in loans and grants, a student is eligible to receive based on income and other factors. Photo credit: Aubree Eckhardt

Don’t fear the FAFSA: Financial aid for beginners

Joshua Kamp April 19, 2021

Many college students planning to attend college for the first time face a daunting task: figuring out how to pay for tuition, housing and other expenses. A major resource and solid first step in the process...

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

Who is who at WSU: Campus history and building names

Joshua Kamp April 19, 2021

Weber State University first opened its doors in 1889, long before it was ever known as WSU. Originally, it opened under the name Weber Stake Academy and has gone through a few name changes since then....

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