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Weber State University spring commencement, April 26, 2019. Photo credit: Weber State University

Students say “Sayonara”

ezra striley-weinman April 11, 2022

Graduation ceremonies are long-held traditions in American culture. They signify the end of one chapter of life and the beginning of endless possibilities in the next step of students’ lives, coming...

With the music playing in the background, these performers enter the stage and start a traditional Chinese dragon dance. Photo credit: Hannah Moore

A dancing display of Asian cultures

Lexie Andrew February 7, 2022

The Asian Student Involvement Association at Weber State University held an Asian Cultural Performance, which celebrated the different cultures in Asia, on Feb. 4 at the Browning Center as the final event...

Many photos of loved ones who have passed are set up on decorated tables, along with flowers and other colorful decorations, to remember those who have passed and to bring them back to the living world on the Day of the Dead. (Kennedy Robins/ The Signpost) Photo credit: Kennedy Robins

A celebration of life

Lexie Andrew November 3, 2021

Día de los Muertos is a Hispanic celebration of loved ones, both living and passed on, and is celebrated on Nov. 1 and 2. The Ogden community hosted a Día de los Muertos celebration on Oct. 29...

The Monarch Building in Downtown Ogden hosts the Vida, Muerte, Justicia art exhibit.  (Nikki Dorber/The Signpost) Photo credit: Nikki Dorber

Ogden on display

Makayla Geddes November 3, 2021

Ogden is full of different opportunities to get involved in the arts. Whether it be music, galleries, performances, street art or zines, there is a place for everyone to enjoy the creativity and ingenuity...

To get in the homecoming spirit, students can participate in the annual True Wildcat event at the Bell Tower Plaza. (Weber State University)

Something for everyone

Lexie Andrew October 11, 2021

Homecoming Week isn’t just a celebration of the athletics at Weber State University, but a celebration of everything WSU has to offer. Homecoming week is Oct. 8-15 and features many events and traditions...

People gather in the street and listen as a band performs a tribute to the Beatles. (Lisa Rajigah/The Signpost) Photo credit: Lisa Rajigah

The sun sets on summer

Lexie Andrew September 22, 2021

The Harvest Moon Festival is an annual Ogden celebration held at the end of summer as fall begins. This year, the festival was held on Sept. 18 on Historic 25th Street. Haille Van Patten, marketing and...

Vibrant colors are seen all around the Ogden Farmers Market year after year. (Bella Torres / The Signpost)

Summer activities to enjoy before fall semester

Caitlyn Nichols July 26, 2021

As July comes to an end, there's only one month before summer ends and the fall semester begins. Like many, it's at this point every summer that I start to panic. While I generally like school, I hate...

Lindquist Family Symphony Pops and Fireworks at Weber State University. July 14, 2019. Photo credit: Weber State University

A returning summer tradition

Elle Gord June 28, 2021

After last year's hiatus, the Lindquist Pops concert and fireworks show will return to Lindquist Plaza on July 18.This 43-year-long local tradition features music from the New American Symphony beginning...

Each little house features local organizations/businesses that showcase what they offer to the community. (Israel Campa / The Signpost)

Ogden’s Christmas Village bringing holiday cheer to 2020

Kierstynn King November 30, 2020

Caitlyn Nichols contributed to this story. Every night from now until New Year's Day, people will be able to visit downtown Ogden’s Municipal Gardens to see colorful Christmas lights and a little...

The Great Gatsby was shown on the big screen on the field of Stewart Stadium. (Paige McKinnon/ The Signpost) Photo credit: Paige Mckinnon

Stay-at-home homecoming 2020

Joshua Kamp October 12, 2020

Francia Henriquez Benson, Adam Rubin and Marisa Nelson all also contributed to this story.Homecoming events didn’t escape the changes COVID-19 guidelines have imposed on fall 2020. Many of the events...

Tradition #41:
Touch Moench Statue for Luck Photo credit: Weber State Alumni Association

Keeping traditions alive and thriving

Alyson Johnson April 4, 2019

Weber State University’s Alumni Association designed a path for students to take part in some of the most famous and rich traditions that the university has to offer. Since being founded in 1889,...

With the support of my parents, my siblings and I were able to attend university. (Rosa Arambula / The Signpost)

Growing up Hispanic in the USA

Paula Ninataype September 15, 2016

I was born in Los Angeles, a diverse city full of people from all walks of life. I grew up in a neighborhood that was predominantly Hispanic, but even then, it was difficult to grow up Hispanic.My parents...

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