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The WSU womens rugby team poses for a photo following a game against the Utah State Aggies on May 6. Photo credit: @wsuwomensrugby & Weber State Womens Rugby Instagram

Cash in on club sports

Jace Cook September 27, 2021

Unlike traditional athletics teams, Weber State University club sports do not receive financial aid or other fee waivers for participating in their sport. Senior Sara Minden-Bowser, a Weber State women’s...

Tori Nybo and Emily Peralez perform Define Me for the Dance Form, a show put on by the Performing Arts Department at Weber State University. (Signpost Archives)

Finding aid for performances made

Makayla Geddes September 27, 2021

The Performing Arts department at Weber State University currently offers over 30 scholarships in film studies, music, dance and theatre. Applications for the scholarships open at various times throughout...

Student fees, paid by all students, cover departments such as athletics, Campus Recreation and the Counseling and Psychological Services Center. Photo credit: Pixabay

Of the students, by the students, for the students

Lexie Andrew September 27, 2021

One of the expenses that all students pay to Weber State University are student fees. These fees are a separate expense from tuition, but they still show up on the tuition payment portal. Student fees...

Cryptocurrency is here to stay. Photo credit: Pixabay

Cryptocurrency: What it is and how to use it

Noah Lutman June 21, 2021

“Crypto, the best money we’ve ever had,” is a quote many may have been hearing lately. The advent of the cryptocurrency revolution has brought stories of fortunes made and lost with...

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...

Weber State University announces an increase of minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.00 an hour. Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons

Raising the minimum wage for hourly employees

Marisa Nelson April 19, 2021

Weber State University is raising its minimum wage to $10 an hour. The decision was made several years ago to keep raising the minimum wage of the University each year, and every year since, the university...

El enfoque no tradicional para el éxito universitario

El enfoque no tradicional para el éxito universitario

Andres Rodriguez January 15, 2021

La educación superior es importante para los estudiantes no tradicionales incluyendo otras grandes prioridades en sus vidas como el matrimonio o los hijos. Además para hacer extra ingresos que soporten...

The nontraditional approach to college success

The nontraditional approach to college success

Ally Nelson January 15, 2021

Higher education is important to nontraditional students, but with other big priorities in their lives, such as marriage or children, making time for and having the income to finish school can be difficult....

The nontraditional approach to college success

The nontraditional approach to college success

Ally Nelson January 15, 2021

Higher education is important to nontraditional students, but with other big priorities in their lives, such as marriage or children, making time for and having the income to finish school can be difficult....

Figuring out financial aid

Figuring out financial aid

Joshua Kamp January 15, 2021

For most students, part of the college experience is learning how to navigate and apply for financial aid and scholarships. While students have to become financial aid aficionado, many may not realize...

President-elect Joe Biden

Do you know your news? Nov. 24

Marisa Nelson November 23, 2020

1. President-elect Joe Biden has already chosen ____ leaders of his foreign policy and national security teams.a. sixb. ninec. threed. five2. Intermountain Healthcare set up a mobile COVID-19 testing site...

Pokemon Go players during the Pokemon Go Fest in Chicago on July 22, 2017 (Wikimedia Commons).

As a mediocre Spider-Man once said, let’s do this one last time

Nic Muranaka November 16, 2020

I’ve been here awhile.I started at Weber State University in fall 2015, a reluctant college student. I took courses to finish an associate’s degree until I stumbled into an Intro to Literature...

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