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Graduation thoughts during COVID-19

Sharon Valverde Vargas April 13, 2020

I sit here on my couch, thinking about how I will be graduating in 13 days. Three years ago, I definitely didn’t see myself graduating. My life at that time was consumed with partying and wasting...

A private, secluded area within Weber State that allows some peace and quiet. Its perfect for getting some work done or just getting away. (Joshua Wineholt / The Signpost)

Finding balance in college

Sharon Valverde Vargas April 6, 2020

Weber State University wasn't my first choice, but now that I'm a graduating senior, I can say that I have absolutely loved the experience. Freshmen, get ready for a roller coaster ride. As a freshman,...

S.U.R.F.s fight for feminism

S.U.R.F.’s fight for feminism

Sharon Valverde Vargas March 13, 2020

In celebration of Women’s History Month, SURF (Student's United for Reproductive Freedom) hosted their “We Should All Be Feminist” event with the purpose of bringing people together to...

A LatinX ceremony you don’t want to miss

A LatinX ceremony you don’t want to miss

Sharon Valverde Vargas March 8, 2020

Throughout life, individuals celebrate the achievements that where they have done something important to them. At WSU, one of these celebrations is the LatinX Grad Ceremony, LGC.LGC is a ceremony that...

(Gage Skidmore / Wikimedia Commons)

Ruth Carter: Ganadora del premio Oscar visita a WSU

Andres Rodriguez February 12, 2020

Escrito por Sharon Valverde Vargas y Tammy McCray. Traducido por Andres Rodriguez.En 2018, Marvel Studios lanzó la película "Black Panther." Muchos espectadores y críticos del cine elogiaron...

Ruth Carter, the Oscar-winning costume designer for Black Panther, spoke at the Val A. Browning Center about her experience working on the film. (Gage Skidmore / Wikimedia Commons)

Costume designer of “Black Panther” visits WSU

Sharon Valverde Vargas February 12, 2020

By Sharon Valverde Vargas, with Tammy McCray also contributing.In 2018, Marvel Studios released the film Black Panther. Many viewers and film critics lauded the costume designs for their color, cultural...

Sharon and her mother holding hands together. (Sharon Valverde Vargas / The Signpost)

Looking beyond “daddy issues”

Sharon Valverde Vargas February 6, 2020

Most of the time when I bring up a conversation with someone over the topic of “daddy issues,” they seem to follow it with a slight giggle. The words do sound kind of silly when you say them...

(Aubree Eckhardt / The Signpost)

Brown and proud at Latinx grad ceremony

Sharon Valverde Vargas November 28, 2019

Weber State’s Office of Access & Diversity and MEChA organization are hosting their second Latinx graduation ceremony in spring 2020, celebrating the achievements of the WSU Latinx community. The...

Students protest with posters and a flag on the steps inside the Shepherd Union Building. (Kalie Pead/ The Signpost)

Silence speaks louder than words

Sharon Valverde Vargas November 23, 2019

Weber State's MEChA — Movimiento Estudiantil Chicanx de Aztlán — members gathered at the Shepherd Union Atrium for a silent demonstration against ICE policies and to bring awareness to...

Kay Walker speaks at a Stop The Hate event in the Center for Diversity and Unity on WSUs main campus. (Robert Lewis / The Signpost)

How children view the world through TV

Sharon Valverde Vargas November 14, 2019

Weber State University students likely grew up watching shows like “Sesame Street,” “The Powerpuff Girls,” “Courage the Cowardly Dog” and “Mister Rogers’...

Pianist Isaac Schraedel collaborated with other WSU students on everything from classical to jazz pieces during his performance for Webers Sessions on the Ledge. (Monika Clarke/The Signpost)

And then there was a pianist

Sharon Valverde Vargas November 9, 2019

Initially, aiming to honor Native American Heritage Month, Weber State University hosted Sessions on the Ledge on Nov. 6. However, due to a lack of performance participation, coordinators scrambled to...

Honoring loved ones who have passed away at Dias de los muertos.   Nikki Dorber / The Signpost

Union unites for Día de los Muertos

Sharon Valverde Vargas November 7, 2019

Uniting to learn about the Latinx culture through festivities, the Union Station held their Día de los Muertos celebration on Nov. 1.Beyond the traditional skull and flower decorations, Día de...

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