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The FAFSA is an application processed by the government that determines how much aid, in loans and grants, a student is eligible to receive based on income and other factors. Photo credit: Aubree Eckhardt

Don’t fear the FAFSA: Financial aid for beginners

Joshua Kamp April 19, 2021

Many college students planning to attend college for the first time face a daunting task: figuring out how to pay for tuition, housing and other expenses. A major resource and solid first step in the process...

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Police Blotter April 16

Marisa Nelson April 14, 2021

Parent spatOn March 28, two parents at a little league hockey game began arguing. Police took both of their statements where both parties reported that one had assaulted the other.Phone scamsA complaintent's...

Brett Perozzi is the current vice president of student affairs at Weber State. (Israel Campa // The Signpost)

Going global with higher education

Adam Rubin April 7, 2021

Taking a deeper look at where education and globalization combine, what it means for Weber State University, why it matters and how that intersection is directing today’s norms were the topics of...

Weber State University was designated a Voter Friendly Campus. The Voter Friendly Campus program aims to help college administrations develop a larger voter turnout and more political engagement. (BriElle Harker / The Signpost)

WSU nombrado campus amistoso para votantes

Joshua Kamp March 29, 2021

Traducido por Matías PedreiraLa Universidad Weber State ha sido designada como un "Campus amigable para los votantes", un título ofrecido por un programa iniciado a través de la asociación...

Weber States Ballot Box is just outside of the Stewart Library on the main campus in Ogden, Utah. This is one of the many things that WSU has to help students and the surrounding community vote during elections. (BriElle Harker / The Signpost)

WSU named Voter Friendly Campus

Joshua Kamp March 29, 2021

Weber State University has been designated as a Voter Friendly Campus, a title offered by a program started through the partnership of two organizations, the Campus Vote Project and the National Association...

A screenshot from the Weber Podcats website showing their Wildcat logo and their name. Photo credit: Marisa Nelson

The world of the Podcats

Marisa Nelson March 17, 2021

Mackenzie Dessin also contributed to this story. Podcasts have become increasingly popular among many and are a growing way to get information out to the public. The Weber Podcats, made up of members of...

Weber Cares Food Pantry. (Marissa Wolford / The Signpost) Photo credit: Signpost Archives

Weber Cares Pantry needs some love

Joshua Kamp November 9, 2020

The Weber Cares Pantry is asking for help to replenish its food supplies during a semester of low donations and high need for food security.The pantry is available for students and any others with a Weber...

Image courtesy of student protestors for A Moment of Silence for American Unity

Student protestors call for unity in divided time

Kierstynn King November 5, 2020

A group of Weber State University students majoring in social work held a protest and display — called A Moment of Silence for American Unity — on the Ogden campus on Election Day, Nov. 3.The...

The Department of Performing Arts Theatre held the Crushing the Curve: Fever event via YouTube on Oct. 29, called Theatre Fever Spooktacular. (Lissete Landaverde // The Signpost)

WSU students produce a frightening show for the Halloween season

Lissete Landaverde November 2, 2020

The Department of Performing Arts Theatre held the Crushing the Curve: Fever event via YouTube on Oct. 29, called "Theatre Fever Spooktacular." From performances to set designs and filming, the event was...

WSU students can get a complete thanksgiving meal prepared for them. (Steven Clift / The Signpost)

Easy Thanksgivings with meal deals from Weber Dining

Adam Rubin October 28, 2020

Sodexo with Weber Dining is offering an alternative for Thanksgiving meals, designed to help the community stay connected with family and friends.Weber Dining is offering redesigned Thanksgiving dinners...

The hearings on Oct. 27 have very similar information from the other hearings. (Israel Campa/The Signpost)

Clarifying recording restrictions in the student code continues

Catie Weimer October 28, 2020

Weber State University is still working on clarifying what students can do with recordings they make in class; specifically, tightening the language in the student code that says students need permission...

Over fall break, campus saw few students studying in person. (Robert Lewis / The Signpost)

COVID-19 case uncertainty following fall break

Francia Benson October 19, 2020

Colleges and universities struggled with the dilemma of whether or not to cancel fall break in order to minimize the exposure to COVID-19.Weber State University decided to continue with the established...

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