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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...

Students can choose from a variety of subjects in sustainability for their posters. Photo credit: Weber State University

Calling all sustainability artists

Connor Hopson February 7, 2022

Weber State University’s Sustainability Practices and Research Center is organizing a poster contest for students to express their academic pursuits and achievements centralized on sustainability....

Associate Professor Erin Cech spoke on Jan. 25.

Passion, privilege and problems

Catie Weimer January 26, 2022

Erin Cech, associate professor in the sociology and mechanical engineering departments at the University of Michigan, spoke about her research on passion in connection to work on Jan. 25 for Weber State...

President Brad Mortensen speaks to WSU faculty and staff during a virtual town hall. Photo credit: Catie Weimer

COVID numbers up, enrollment numbers down

Catie Weimer January 14, 2022

COVID-19 was once again the main topic of discussion at the Faculty and Staff Virtual Town Hall meeting on Jan. 13. Weber State University President Brad Mortensen spoke of the need for sufficient on-campus...

The Festival of Trees was virutal this year due to COVID. All proceeds went to Primary Children’s Hospital. Photo credit: Blythe Evans

Es la época de la retribución

Marianna Lucia Lopez Luritta December 6, 2021

El Festival of Trees, o Festival de los Árboles, encarna el espíritu de la Navidad al devolver y ayudar a los necesitados. Cada año, el Festival de of Trees sirve para recaudar fondos para...

The Festival of Trees was virutal this year due to COVID. All proceeds went to Primary Children’s Hospital. Photo credit: Blythe Evans

‘Tis the season of giving back

Lexie Andrew December 6, 2021

The Festival of Trees embodies the spirit of Christmas by giving back and helping those in need. Every year, the festival acts as a fundraiser for Intermountain Primary Children's Hospital, and this year,...

A new twist on Greek recruitment week

A new twist on Greek recruitment week

Kierstynn King January 27, 2021

The start of the new semester brought new opportunities for students interested in participating in Greek life on campus. During the week of Jan. 25, WSU sororities and fraternities are holding their...

Ibram X. Kendi joins WSU President Brad Mortensen over Zoom to discuss antiracism. (Lissete Landaverde // The Signpost)

Ibram X. Kendi talks antiracist activism

Lissete Landaverde January 20, 2021

Weber State University hosted a Zoom webinar with author and antiracist activist Ibram X. Kendi and President Brad Mortensen on Jan. 13. The two discussed how to be antiracist and celebrate Martin Luther...

Scholarships and upcoming auditions for the performing arts

Scholarships and upcoming auditions for the performing arts

Caitlyn Nichols January 15, 2021

For students interested in participating with Weber State University’s performing arts programs during the 2021-22 school year, and maybe even get scholarships for it, now is the time to act and apply. The...

Performing during a pandemic

Performing during a pandemic

Ben Ferney January 11, 2021

Weber State University students in the performing arts department have experienced a drastically different year while continuing their studies during the pandemic. According to the CDC, singing and...

Dancing in the Stream presents new works by student choreographers

Dancing in the Stream presents new works by student choreographers

Kierstynn King January 11, 2021

On Dec. 12 and 19, Orchesis Dance Theatre presented the second part of their Dancing in the Stream performances online. All of the performances were filmed during the weekend of Nov. 12. "Her Abandoned...

What will another COVID semester look like at WSU?

What will another COVID semester look like at WSU?

Marisa Nelson January 11, 2021

With a fresh year and a fresh semester greeting students, the pandemic was still in full force with a seven-day average of 3,118 cases. With cases at an all-time high across the United States, there will...

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