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Managing work-life balance can be very difficult when going to school. Photo credit: Alli Rickards

Managing the balance between work, school and a social life

Ally Nelson April 19, 2021

For the past 18 years, I have had a basic set schedule. Wake up and get ready for school, attend classes and go home to do more work. Attending Weber State University for the past four years, I have learned...

Rodrigue Kissou dreams of starting a foundation for children who are unable to obtain higher education. Photo credit: Benjamin Zack

An example of overcoming adversity and finding success

Ally Nelson April 5, 2021

Achieving success at Snow College and Weber State University by earning three associate degrees and a bachelor's degree plus multiple awards and internships, current WSU student Rodrigue Kissou is now...

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...

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First-generation Latinos and Weber State create excellence

Sharon Valverde Vargas September 18, 2019

Every student has a different reason for attending college, but for Weber State University student Jazmin Carranza, it was her mother who influenced her decision to pursue a higher education; Carranza...

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Backseat Lovers set to rock Weber’s world

Alyson Johnson October 5, 2018

The Backseat Lovers will be kicking off Weber State University’s homecoming game on Oct. 13. With less than six months together, the rising indie-rock band is quickly finding success and gaining...

1 million dollars a week

1 million dollars a week

Nic Muranaka September 1, 2018

Update: the original version stated that Funded Today had raised $1 million every day since its creation. The company has raised $1 million every week, not every day. When Weber State University alum...


Taking a step to success through foreign language studies

Alyson Johnson March 30, 2018

From waiting tables and scrubbing floors to hospital beds and school classrooms, multilingual speakers play a vital role in the workforce. The number of languages spoken in the U.S. has skyrocketed in...

Ogdens Egyptian Theatre hosts of the June 16 TEDx event. (Joshua Wineholt / The Signpost)

TEDxOgden: Spreading inspiration and looking to the future

Chris Nichols June 19, 2017

Batman comics, lost teeth and driverless cars were some of the subjects discussed at a recent TEDx event in Ogden on June 16. Over 200 people gathered at Peery’s Egyptian Theatre for TEDxOgden, which...

Success: Give it your best shot

Ashton Corsetti April 14, 2017

For me, the oddest thing is realizing where I am and how I got there. Not in physical distance, mind you. At 19 years of age, I sure hope I’m not developing an early case of alzheimer's disease....

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Intern to employee, making the best impression

Leah Higginbotham January 30, 2017

The career and internship fair, College Land, is coming to Weber State’s main campus Feb. 1, and despite the fair’s board game theme, the truth is that breaking into a new career is not nearly...

The road to true nobility

The road to true nobility

Jennifer Perry December 18, 2015

Ernest Hemingway is famous for being an egocentric curmudgeon; however, contemptuous demeanor aside, the man provided the world with more than a few memorable witticisms. As I approach the culmination...

Decoupling money from success

July 5, 2015

While watching a TED talk about whether or not we are killing creativity in young people by shoving STEM down their throats, I crystallized an attitude I have been incubating for some time. It’s this:...

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