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Redefining masculinity

Redefining masculinity

Danya Gil October 23, 2019

In the 2011 documentary “One Direction: A Year in the Making,” Harry Styles sobbed as he recounted reading hate-filled comments online.“I’ve always wanted to be one of those people...

THE VOICE -- Blind Auditions Episode 1704 -- Pictured: James Violet -- (Photo by: Justin Lubin/NBC)

Violet’s Voice venture

Danya Gil October 10, 2019

On the heels of a “whirlwind” week, James Violet’s — known around Weber State University as Jacob Waller — family just wanted to get their hands on Celine Dion tickets. The...

Art by Monika Clark

What it means to be Latinx

Danya Gil September 18, 2019

The term Hispanic was created to uniformly lump together different groups of people in order for the U.S. government to count and describe them for the census, according to the Pew Research Center. Individuals...

Graphic by Aubree Eckhardt

A culture change

Danya Gil September 13, 2019

I can’t speak for every person of color; however, for the past year, I felt it was upon me to do so as a reporter and editor for The Signpost’s Diversity Desk.Often times, the process of article...

How The Bachelor brings in a more diverse era of reality tv

How ‘The Bachelor’ brings in a more diverse era of reality tv

Danya Gil August 29, 2019

For over 17 years, "The Bachelor" franchise and its spin-offs have attempted to help people find their soulmates. The journey to love, however, has often lacked racial diversity and stuck to a heteronormative...

This land is our land

This land is our land

Danya Gil July 22, 2019

On July 14, Donald Trump tweeted about four Democratic congresswomen, telling them to “go back” to the “broken and crime infested places from which they came.” While he did not...

Carli Lloyd of the USA celebrate with the trophy following victory in the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup France Final match between The United States of America and The Netherlands at Stade de Lyon on July 07, in Lyon, France. (Elsa/Getty Images/TNS)

Anything you can do, we can do better

Danya Gil July 8, 2019

When the United States women’s national soccer team won the World Cup in 2015, the players were paid $2 million. In 2014, after losing in the first stage of the World Cup, the U.S. men’s team...

Put your branding where your mouth is

Put your branding where your mouth is

Danya Gil June 24, 2019

Rainbow flag banners, a rainbow-hued trailer park and some of the most prominent Hollywood LGBT members set the scene for Taylor Swift’s latest music video, “You Need to Calm Down.” After...

Tan France speaks to a sold-out theater about the issues he tackles in his book. (Joshua Wineholt / The Signpost)

SLC’s evening with Tan France

Danya Gil June 17, 2019

Two hours before Tan France stepped on the Grand Theatre stage at Salt Lake Community College, he found out he was a New York Times’ Best Selling Author. Having flown in from Chicago and heading...

Jonas Brothers

Chasing, finding and creating happiness

Danya Gil June 10, 2019

The youngest Wildcats were finishing the third grade when the Jonas Brothers released their last studio album. Nearly a decade later, the band has reunited and released a new album, a documentary and announced...

Aunjanue Ellis and Ethan Herisse in the Netflix series "When They See Us." (Atsushi Nishijima/Netflix/TNS)

Yesterday’s biases, today’s convictions

Danya Gil June 3, 2019

Raymond Santana, Kevin Richardson, Antron McCray, Yusef Salaam and Korey Wise — dubbed the Central Park Five — falsely confessed to the rape and assault of a jogger after being coerced, intimidated...

(Kelly Watkins / The Signpost)

Clubs y organizaciones

Danya Gil April 3, 2019

Traducido por Ingrid OsegueraLos años menos satisfactorios de mi carrera universitaria fueron cuando era una transéunte. Asistía a las clases y salía antes de que el profesor pronunciara...

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