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The pond located at Ogdens Weber State University. (Kennedy Camarena/ The Signpost)

Looking back on my freshman year

Windsor Moore, Reporter August 29, 2022

Freshman year is a time to learn and grow not only as a student, but as a person. Everybody has their own experiences with college, both positive and negative. Something great I’ve found about college...

WSU foreign exchange program currently offers enrollment to 42 universities in 18 different countries. Photo credit: Makayla Martinez

Getting a-broad perspective

Connor Hopson March 28, 2022

Many think that studying abroad is out of their pocketbook, but at Weber State University, travel expenses for short term programs are factored into the price of tuition, often including overseas expenditures...

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...

Undocumented and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival students can apply to attend Weber State University, but they are not eligible for any assistance from the Free Application for Federal Student Aid or institutional scholarships.

Making dreams a reality

Catie Weimer February 18, 2022

Undocumented and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival students can apply to attend Weber State University, but they are not eligible for any assistance from the FAFSA or institutional scholarships. However,...

The Money Management Center is found on the second floor of the Shepherd Union building. (Kennedy Robins/ The Signpost)

EASE-ing the burden of college

Catie Weimer February 9, 2022

Students have many financial aid opportunities through different departments at Weber State University, but the lack of an available index or list of these scholarships results in students often being...

Various resources for LGBTQ students can be found in the LGBT Resource Center. (Signpost Archives) Photo credit: Signpost Archives

A rainbow of resources

Lucas Moore October 25, 2021

Weber State University offers a variety of resources for the LGBTQ community of students on campus. These resources are present to provide an equitable campus environment and foundation for LGBTQ students...

A rainbow of resources

Lucas Moore October 25, 2021

Weber State University offers a variety of resources for the LGBTQ community of students on campus. These resources are present to provide an equitable campus environment and foundation for LGBTQ students...

Dream Webers purpose is to aid students towards graduation. (Signpost Archives)

A decade of tuition assistance

Noah Lutman September 27, 2021

The Dream Weber program has been assisting financially-challenged students through college since it was announced in 2010. The program provides fee and tuition assistance for students whose reported household...

Getting tuition help can be possible through grants, government loans and other scholarships. Photo credit: Makayla Martinez

Have no fear, FAFSA is here

Joshua Kamp September 27, 2021

Each school year, college students look for new ways to pay for their college tuition. One of these ways is the Free Application for Student Aid. The application allows students to receive student loans...

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...

Anna Hobbs and Trisha Beckstead working on Nontraditional Student files. (Kennedy Robins / The Signpost)

‘A one-stop shop’ for non-traditional students

Adam Rubin August 27, 2021

A significant portion of Weber State University students qualify as non-traditional students. To better help these students, who tend to have different challenges when entering college, WSU has a department...

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...

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