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Members of the Weber State University Ballet Folklorico group take part in one of the community events celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month at Weber State on Sept. 30. Photo credit: Weber State University

Celebrating the dead once more

Caitlyn Nichols November 10, 2021

Celebrations in Ogden for Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, finished with a final, lively night at The Monarch on Nov. 5, including dances from the Weber State University Ballet Folklórico. The...

Using brown working gloves and rods bent into circles, artist Michael Pribich of New York hopes to represent the forever need for essential workers. To visit Pribichs work visit the Vida, Muerte, Justica art exhibit in The Monarch in Ogden.  (Nikki Dorber/The Signpost)(Nikki Dorber/The Signpost)

Life, Death, Justice

Alexandrea Bonilla October 4, 2021

The United States Census reports that Ogden has one of the largest Latinx and Hispanic communities in Utah, composing roughly 31.9% of the population.Ogden Contemporary Arts is collaborating with Weber...

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...

WSU Ballet Folklórico performs dances from all over Latin America to showcase the various cultures. Photo credit: WSU Ballet Folklórico

Elevando grupos minoritarios con clubes y organizaciones estudiantiles

Lissete Landaverde April 19, 2021

Comenzar la universidad no es fácil para todos, especialmente para las minorías que pueden sentirse fuera de lugar y posiblemente no tener los recursos necesarios para hacer el proceso. Hay muchos...

A Latinx graduate walks across the stage with her child, a memorable moment during a past ceremony. Photo credit: LatinX Grad Ceremony

Hats off to WSU’s Latinx grads

Lissete Landaverde April 5, 2021

Graduating from college is a big deal for every student, and those from marginalized communities often feel its impact even more. The LatinX Grad Ceremony is a celebration for graduating Latinx or Hispanic...

A photo of Hoover Schools first grade class of 1944 is shared for all members of the Zoom call to see. Photo credit: Lissete Landaverde

The overlooked story of the first step toward desegregation

Lissete Landaverde March 31, 2021

It is well-known that the Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court case led to the desegregation of schools across the country. Less well-known is another case that came before that paved the way for...

Wildcat MicroFund helps aspiring entrepreneurs form business ideas, learn to present them and helps fund entrepreneurs to make their vision a reality. Photo credit: Suazo Business Center

Wildcat MicroFund se ramifica para ayudar a la comunidad de habla hispana

Andres Rodriguez March 15, 2021

Llegará un momento en la vida en el que se necesitará ayuda, especialmente con los futuros esfuerzos. El Wildcat MicroFund está aquí para brindar esa ayuda a los próximos aspirantes...

Wildcat MicroFund is expanding their outreach to Spanish-speakers to better help the underrepresented Hispanic community. Photo credit: Suazo Business Center

Wildcat MicroFund branches out to help Spanish-speaking community

Lissete Landaverde March 15, 2021

There will come a time in life where one needs help, especially with future business endeavors. The Wildcat MicroFund is here to provide that help to aspiring entrepreneurs. The Wildcat MicroFund is a...

Flor de Toloache performs virtually for the college of arts and humanitiess Browning Presents! series. Photo credit: Caitlyn Nichols

An evening with the women of Flor de Toloache

Caitlyn Nichols February 8, 2021

Weber State University’s Lindquist College of Arts and Humanities hosted a virtual performance of the all-female mariachi group Flor de Toloache on Feb. 5 as the feature event of the Browning Presents!...

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...

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

Mes de la herencia hispana en WSU

Andres Rodriguez September 21, 2020

El Mes Nacional de la Herencia Hispana fue proclamado por primera vez por el ex presidente George H. W. Bush el 14 de septiembre de 1989, para que los estadounidenses pudieran reconocer la influencia positiva...

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