The Student News Site of Weber State University

The Signpost

The Signpost

The Signpost

Weber State University International Program display.

FAFSA’s global reach

Aaron Lowe, Reporter October 18, 2022

Fall is for FAFSA and applying for financial aid and tuition assistance. However, there is a difference between this process for domestic students and international or undocumented students. “As of...

Immigration activists made a trip from Chapel Hill to Raleigh to protest slience from North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper on whether undocumented students are eligible for in-state tuition on Jan. 11, 2014. (Chuck Liddy/Raleigh News & Observer/MCT)

Haciendo sueños una realidad

Addison Weeks February 18, 2022

Indocumentados y estudiantes de Acción Diferida para los Llegados en la Infancia pueden aplicar a asistir Weber State University, pero no son elegible para apoyo del Free Application for Federal Student...

Previous award recipient and current WSU student Finau Tauteoli was congratulated for her work contributing to the success of all students, especially Pacific Islander Students. Photo credit: Weber State University

Selfless students

Tim Costello February 2, 2022

Students who have gone out of their way to make an impact on their communities are being recognized by Weber State University with the Ivory Prize for Excellence in Student Leadership and Community Engagement....

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...

Wildcat senior linebacker Conner Mortensen, 11, wraps up SUU running back Jay Green Jr, 21, and Wildcat safety Desmond Williams, 0,  looks to assist him at Eccles Coliseum in Cedar City on April 3. Photo credit: Robert Casey & Weber State Athletics

Wildcat football walk-ons make their mark

Miles Shaw April 19, 2021

Playing college football is a dream of millions of high school football players across the country. They dream of campus glory and running onto the field while the crowd is roaring and the band plays...

The Student Fee Recommendation Committee undergoes hours of training in order to best allocate students fees. Photo credit: Pixabay

Breaking down student fees

Jennifer Greenlee April 19, 2021

Each year, students pay thousands of dollars in tuition and student fees. Each dollar has a purpose, from funding student services like the Health Center to paying for student events.This year, student...

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....

Another year, another FAFSA

Another year, another FAFSA

Marisa Nelson January 15, 2021

Every year, students who want to receive federal funding for higher education need to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, better known as FAFSA. Each year, the form is mostly the same,...

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...

The Miss America Organization aims to connect young women with their communities and other organizations. (Ryan Smith)

More than a pretty dress

Caitlyn Nichols January 4, 2020

Scholarship, success, personal style, and service are the four points comprising the crowns of Miss America and the other royalty included in the Miss America Organization. With the recent crowning of...

Load More Stories
Donate to The Signpost