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The Signpost staff celebrates after winning many awards from the UPA and Region Nine SPJ awards.

Crushing college competitors

Breanna Hart, Editor-in-chief June 6, 2022

Every year, The Signpost competes against colleges across Utah for awards in both the Utah Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest and the Society of Professional Journalists Region Nine Mark of...

The different tassel colors and regalia that graduates sport at graduation ceremonies all convey a different meaning and achievement. Photo credit: Pixabay

The colors of convocation

Raymond Lucas November 29, 2021

Graduation is about more than just accomplishments: It’s the gathering of loved ones, the cap and gown, it's “Pomp and Circumstance” blasting through the speakers and it’s even...

Kim Tallbear talked about the challenges of indigenous definitions of peoplehood. (Kennedy Robins/ The Signpost)

Illuminating identity

Raymond Lucas November 8, 2021

In recognition of Native American Heritage Month for the month of November, Weber State University is holding its 16th annual Native Symposium until Nov. 19 with the theme "Illuminating Native Voices."...

Rows of Wildcat Banners can be seen along Harrison Boulevard in front of Weber State University in Ogden. (Kennedy Robins/ The Signpost)

Pintando la ciudad de morado

Marianna Lucia Lopez Luritta October 12, 2021

Aunque el campus de Weber State se encuentra en un nivel elevado en comparación con la mayor parte de la ciudad de Ogden, no hay mucha sensación de reino en la universidad. Ogden no tiene la...

One of the many Weber State University Wildcat banners lights up in the morning sun. (Kennedy Robins/ The Signpost)

Painting the town purple

Raymond Lucas October 11, 2021

Because the Weber State University campus sits on an elevated level compared to the majority of Ogden City, Ogden doesn't have the same connection or college-town feel that other Utah cities like Logan...

The 24th Annual Utah Humanities Book Fair encourages participants to unplug from technology and immerse into literature instead. Photo credit: Alex Guzman

Take a look inside the book festival

Raymond Lucas September 22, 2021

In a world where technology dominates free time, the 24th Annual Utah Humanities Book Festival encourages their participants to unplug and soak up the benefits of literature. The festival kicked off on...

Forrest Gander, Pulitzer Prize winner of 2019, visited Weber States Ogden campus on Sept. 14 to share experiences and poems. Photo credit: Weber State University

Gander in the outdoors

Raymond Lucas September 15, 2021

The sun shone on the faces of an audience with tent-shielded eyes fixated on Forrest Gander, as he explained to his listeners the connections he makes to the real world through his poetry. The event was...

Peaceful protestors gather June 6, 2020, to stand together for the Black Lives Matter movement. Photo credit: Sarah Earnshaw

Inclusion can only be acquired through true improvement

Raymond Lucas April 21, 2021

In this country, each state has a reputation that may or may not be fair, but Utah is viewed as a seat of racism, and it’s up to the Beehive state to change that. On Feb. 5, Emily Anderson of the...

Students at The Signpost work diligently to publish twice a week. Photo credit: Aubree Eckhardt

Behind the scenes of The Signpost

Breanna Hart April 19, 2021

Those who contributed to this story: Adam Rubin, Caitlyn Nichols, Jennifer Greenlee, Justin Steed, Raymond Lucas and Marisa NelsonThe Signpost has seen many faces come in and out of the office for many...

Keeping up with the Wildcats: what went wrong in 2019-20?

Raymond Lucas July 20, 2020

Let’s face it. The past two seasons for Weber State’s women’s basketball team were not pretty. The team finished with records of 6-25 and 4-26 during the first two years under Head Coach...

Despite the long trip, Wildcats come to show their support at a home game at Stewart Stadium. (Joshua Wineholt / The Signpost)

The Destruction Zone, agents of chaos

Raymond Lucas April 6, 2020

The Destruction Zone is a 15-letter-phrase that represents the Weber State student section; chaos is their motive.The Destruction Zone has been growing over the past three years and is found mostly at...

Dima Zdor gets past the defense and for a dunk during the Thunderbirds game. (Israel Campa / The Signpost)

Wildcats sweep Thunderbirds

Raymond Lucas February 26, 2020

The Weber State Wildcats continued to claw their way back into the Big Sky race as they sent the Thunderbirds back to Cedar City with an 82-71 defeat last weekend.Over 6,000 people spent their Saturday...

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