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Stan Lee and Jack Kirby were long time collaborators of Marvel Comics. Photo credit: Coby Crisler

The Black history of Marvel Comics

Coby Crisler February 14, 2022

Stan Lee, widely regarded as a comic book revolutionary, found inspiration from many sources and went on to create gods and heroes of all types. Specifically, Lee looked at the society of his time, taking...

Students watch a screening of Nailed It. Photo credit: Coby Crisler

Cuticles, community and compassion

Coby Crisler February 7, 2022

There are nail and beauty salons found all across the country. According to Inside Business, there are over 380,000 employed nail technicians in the U.S., 42% of the industry being of Asian descent and...

Activist Deja Gaston speaking to a crowd of protesters in front of the Salt Lake City & County Building. Photo credit: Lissete Landaverde

A message of love

Lissete Landaverde January 26, 2022

In honor of Martin Luther King Week at Weber State University, the Office of Diversity hosted a virtual showing and panel discussion of the film "Beloved Community Project" on Jan. 19.According to the...

A Black Lives Matter protest filmed in New York City after the death of Eric Garner in 2015 is featured in the film Beloved Community Project. Photo credit: Lissete Landaverde

Un mensaje de amor

Marianna Lucia Lopez Luritta January 26, 2022

En honor a la Semana de Martin Luther King en Weber State University, la Office of Diversity organizó una proyección virtual y un panel de discusión de la película "Beloved Community...

Películas en las noches de verano

Lissete Landaverde June 14, 2021

Ogden City Arts, Culture and Events está regresando la serie Monday Night Movies a la comunidad para el verano de 2021. Para la serie Monday Night Movies, mostrarán dos películas gratis...

The next movie in the Monday Night Movies series will be Thor: Ragnarok at Orchard Park on June 21. Photo credit: Ogden City Arts, Culture and Events

Summer movie night fun

Caitlyn Nichols June 14, 2021

Ogden City Arts, Culture and Events is bringing back the Monday Night Movies series to the community for the summer of 2021. For the Monday Night Movies series, two movies will be shown in different Ogden...

The Operation Toussaint documentary film follows Tim Ballard in an undercover mission in Haiti to rescue sex trafficking victims. (Courtesy of Operation Underground Railroad)

Operation Underground Railroad working to take down human trafficking

Ally Nelson November 18, 2020

The human trafficking industry makes roughly $32 billion each year, according to Utah Attorney General Sean D. Reyes. The Polaris Project, the organization that handles the U.S. National Human Trafficking...

Elizabeth Debicki and John David Washington in Tenet. (Courtesy Warner Bros. Pictures)

A review that doesn’t make sense unless you’ve seen the movie twice

Nic Muranaka October 28, 2020

Daryn Steed also contributed to this review.So, this is the way the movie theater industry ends: not with a bang but with a whimper.After six months of forced closure due to the coronavirus pandemic, 68...

Lunafest film festival celebrates women’s rights

Ally Nelson October 26, 2020

Weber State University’s Women’s Center presented their fifth annual Lunafest film festival Oct. 21. Lunafest features films by, for and about women.Of the 175 cities in the country who participate,...

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Ruth Carter: Ganadora del premio Oscar visita a WSU

Andres Rodriguez February 12, 2020

Escrito por Sharon Valverde Vargas y Tammy McCray. Traducido por Andres Rodriguez.En 2018, Marvel Studios lanzó la película "Black Panther." Muchos espectadores y críticos del cine elogiaron...

Many films with diverse casts have had low box office ratings in Utah despite widespread success. Despite that, stories like these have inspiring messages to be sent to audiences that need to be heard. (Alli Rickards / The Signpost)

Beyond the screen: why movie theaters in Utah lack color

Ally Nelson February 12, 2020

Box offices are determined by individual ticket sales. Utah's lack of ticket sales for films with diverse leads is very telling of our culture.My family made sure I grew up culturally aware, especially...

Graphic Aubree Eckhardt.

Finding Disney’s magic in a new age of cinema

Landin Griffith September 13, 2019

On Aug. 14, Disney-Pixar’s “Toy Story 4” became the fifth Disney film in the last year to reach $1 billion at the box office, continuing the studio’s tradition of resurrecting its...

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