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KSGL participants visit Tropenmuseum, a museum of world culture and historical figures.

OPINION: Expedition for education

Norlito Ranchez Jr., columnist November 30, 2023

As a low-income student, I believed that traveling was not an activity I could do regularly. Most study abroad trips come with staggering costs for travel and tuition. However, this was changed by an opportunity...

KSGL participants visit Tropenmuseum, a museum of world culture and historical figures.

Expedición para educación

Nelly Hernandez Tejada, Traductor November 30, 2023

Como un estudiante de bajos ingresos, yo creía que viajar no podía ser una actividad que yo pudiera hacer regularmente. Bastantes de los viajes de estudiar en el extranjero fueron caros para viajar y...

A photo wall of Wildcats Study Abroad exploration and community engagement.

A Cuban summer for the ‘Cats

Megan Swann, Asst. Culture Editor November 9, 2023

Up to 15 Weber State University students will embark on a study abroad trip to Cuba this next summer. This trip, led by Assistant Professor Aaron Atkins, is aimed toward communication students, and will...

The panoramic view from Oxbow Bend in Grand Teton National Park.

How to travel as a student

Megan Swann, Asst. Culture Editor September 28, 2023

Last spring, I bought tickets for a concert I would have to travel out-of-state for. The concert was set for Sept. 13, and everything seemed great, except for one small detail: I would be on a camping...

The Yellowstone River running through a picnic area in Yellowstone National Park.

Cómo viajar siendo estudiante

Daniela Imbrett, Traductor September 28, 2023

La primavera pasada compré entradas para un concierto para el que tendría que viajar fuera del estado. El concierto estaba programado para el 13 de septiembre y todo parecía estupendo, excepto por un...

Upensky Cathedral in Helsinki, Finland.

OPINION: College credits and passport stamps

Adam Montgomery, Culture Editor August 28, 2023

Studying abroad as a college student was an opportunity I never thought would materialize for me. The intricacies of the process seemed overwhelming, and the cost was a constant concern looming in the...

Upensky Cathedral in Helsinki, Finland.

OPINIÓN: Créditos universitarios y sellos de pasaporte

Daniela Imbrett, Traductor August 28, 2023

Estudiar en el extranjero como estudiante universitario fue una oportunidad que nunca pensé que se materializaría para mí. Las complejidades del proceso parecían abrumadoras y el costo era una preocupación...

Cache Valley Bank overlooks the beautiful view of the mountains. Photo credit: Camryn Johnson

Growing pains

Camryn Johnson February 7, 2022

Growing up in Ogden was amazing. I’ve lived here most of my life, and I will always have a soft spot for downtown Ogden. This town has many different shops, beautiful art and amazing local food....

Sometimes the best plan is having no plan at all. Photo credit: Aubree Eckhardt

My plan is . . . that I have no plan

Kierstynn King April 5, 2021

The amount of times I’ve attempted to write this column is thoroughly embarrassing. I’m not great at goodbyes — I suck at them. That's what this column feels like: a lengthy goodbye that...

United Airlines Flight 328 is being investigated after one of its engines failed. Photo credit: Pexels

Do you know your news? Feb. 26

Joshua Kamp February 24, 2021

1. A Boeing 777 commercial airliner landed safely after a massive engine failure on Feb. 22, shortly after takeoff from which city? a. Pittsburgh b. Chicago c. Denver d. Las Vegas 2....

The colors of the sunset reflecting onto the Eiffel Tower in June. (Paige McKinnon / The Signpost)

Longing for France

Paige Mckinnon November 18, 2020

Traveling has always been a huge part of my life. I always have a trip planned; or, at least, I did until COVID-19 hit. The virus has forced me to cancel two trips I had planned for this year: one to San...

The best cultural spots in Ogden

The best cultural spots in Ogden

Daryn Steed January 11, 2020

Let’s set the scene: It’s January. The magical glow of winter has worn off, and the snow is muddied and yellow. Classes have begun again, and you’re perpetually tired. You’re in...

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