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A wall in the Shepard Union building dedicated to Weber State Universitys Sustainability club, showcasing what they do around campus and how to start getting involved.

Preserving food with WSU’s Food Recovery Network

McKinna Baird, Reporter January 25, 2024

One way to volunteer at Weber State University is with the Food Recovery Network. This nationwide organization has a Weber State Chapter, located in the Energy and Sustainability office. The network works...

A sign hung up above the compost bin in Shepard Union advising that food is only to be disposed of in this bin to limit waste.

Conservación de alimentos con el Sistema de Recuperación de Alimentos de WSU

January 25, 2024

Una forma de hacer trabajo voluntario en la universidad de Weber State es con el Sistema de Recuperación de Alimentos (Food Recovery Network). Esta organización nacional tiene un sección en Weber State,...

Some of the volunteer organizations present during the Volunteer Fair with informative brochures and giveaway items.

Student volunteer opportunities

McKinna Baird, Reporter September 28, 2023

Many Weber State University students need to log volunteer hours for various classes and there are plenty of options around Ogden to get those hours in. The Ogden Nature Center offers one-time volunteer...

At 9 years old, Maria Rios Cabrera immigrated from Honduras. Through her struggles with English, her own learning challenges and the culture, Cabrera relates to the adversities these students may face. Photo credit: WSU

Recognizing those who make a difference

Catie Weimer March 28, 2022

Kaila Lemons and Maria Rios Cabrera are this year’s winners of the Ivory Prize for Excellence in Student Leadership and Community Engagement. Both students will receive a cash prize and a donation...

Weber State hosts a clothing swap in the Shepherd Union, where Jasmyne Olsen and Kayla Griffin look through a box of books that were donated. Photo credit: Summer Muster

A cause worth thrifting for

ezra striley-weinman February 7, 2022

Weber State University’s sustainability-focused clubs joined together Feb. 1-2 to host a free clothing swap. The clubs received 541 pounds of clothing donations from the Ogden community and WSU students...

The Lantern House has over 300 beds available for use, making it the largest shelter in the state of Utah. (Nikki Dorber / The Signpost)

Providing shelter for the community

Lucas Moore October 6, 2021

As of January 2020, around 3,100 people in Utah were experiencing homelessness, according to the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness. Between 13–16% of that homeless population is within...

President Russell M. Nelson speaks during the Sunday afternoon session of General Conference on Oct. 4, which was available on several platforms from home. Photo credit: Caitlyn Nichols

Worshiping together while physically apart

Caitlyn Nichols October 12, 2020

The Conference Center in Salt Lake City sat devoid of attendees as members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints around the state, country and world tuned in to watch the 190th semiannual...

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