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Children attend the Weber State University Storytelling Festival in March 2017. Photo credit: Signpost Archives

Twenty-six years of stories

Tim Costello February 9, 2022

The Storytelling Festival has been part of Weber State University history for the past 26 years. It originally occurred as a one-day event on across the lawns on campus in 1996. However, a pipe broke and...

Storytelling Festival goes online

Storytelling Festival goes online

Sarah Earnshaw March 3, 2021

The Moyes College of Education is celebrating the telling of stories at Weber State University for 25 years within 25 days in a new online format for the college’s annual Storytelling Festival. The...

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February 25-29 Previews

Alyson Johnson February 22, 2019

23rd Annual Storytelling Festival Weber State University will host the annual storytelling festival Monday, Feb. 25 to Wednesday, Feb. 27. The festival, which is the largest youth storytelling festival...

Previews Week of Feb. 26

Previews Week of Feb. 26

Kara Mitchell February 23, 2018

Icebreaker Rodeo The 7th Annual Invitational Icebreaker Rodeo is being held on March 1, 2 and 3 at the Golden Spike Event Center in Ogden. High school and junior high students from all over...

Youth storytellers share stories at Weber State Universitys Storytelling Festival at Davis Conference Center on Mar. 1. (Dalton Flandro / The Signpost)

Becoming the ‘jelly doughnut’ of storytelling

Samantha Bunderson March 3, 2017

Unique and powerful stories have been the backbone of culture and literature for millennia, and storytelling has played a vital role in the preservation and documentation of history. Every culture,...

5 ways reading can change your life

February 22, 2015

The 19th Annual Storytelling Festival kicks off this week at Weber State University. In honor of the event, here are five reasons why reading can benefit your life. 1. Reading can help prevent Alzheimer’s...

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