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Celebrating valiant women

Celebrating valiant women

Kierstynn King March 24, 2021

A moment for someone to reflect, create a conversation, have their day brightened and recognize inspiration is what the education and empowerment assistants at the Women’s Center hope students experience...

Mary Mapes, an American journalist who is responsible for breaking the story that exposed abuses of prisoners at a CIA-run prison in Abu Ghraib, was a guest speaker at Weber State.  (Nikki Dorber / The Signpost)

On truth and journalism: former “60 Minutes” producer speaks at WSU

Caitlyn Nichols February 24, 2021

Nearly a year after she was first scheduled to come and speak at Weber State University, nationally-renowned journalist Mary Mapes presented on her story and about modern journalism over Zoom on Feb. 23.Mapes...

Ruby Bridges, civil rights activist, spoke to the WSU community on Feb. 18. Bridges was the little girl depicted in Norman Rockwells painting of the beginning of the desegregation of local schools in Louisiana in 1960. Photo credit: Weber State University

A walk back in history with Ruby Bridges

Lissete Landaverde February 22, 2021

In a webinar held by Weber State University for Black History Month, civil rights activist Ruby Bridges shared her story with the community over Zoom on Feb. 18. At six years old, Bridges was one of the...

Flor de Toloache performs virtually for the college of arts and humanitiess Browning Presents! series. Photo credit: Caitlyn Nichols

An evening with the women of Flor de Toloache

Caitlyn Nichols February 8, 2021

Weber State University’s Lindquist College of Arts and Humanities hosted a virtual performance of the all-female mariachi group Flor de Toloache on Feb. 5 as the feature event of the Browning Presents!...

Flor de Toloache is known as New York City’s “First and Only All-Female Mariachi Group. Photo credit: Caitlyn Nichols

Una velada con las mujeres de Flor de Toloache

Andres Rodriguez February 8, 2021

El Lindquist College of Arts and Humanities de WSU organizó una actuación virtual del grupo de mariachis femenino Flor de Toloache el 5 de febrero como el evento principal de la serie "¡Browning...

Weber State alumnus Pete Sands is chosen as Guardian of the Year by Time magazine for his work in helping the Navajo Nation during the COVID-19 pandemic. Photo credit: Pete Sands

WSU alumnus receives Time magazine’s Guardian of the Year award

Kierstynn King January 20, 2021

Pete Sands, a Weber State University alumnus formerly known as Halbert Pete, was selected as a "Guardian of the Year" by Time magazine for his work in helping the Navajo Nation during the COVID-19 pandemic.When...

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...

Harry Styles attends the U.S. premiere of Dunkirk, held at the AMC Lincoln Square IMAX in New York City on July 18, 2017. (Dennis Van Tine/Abaca Press/TNS)

Why a man wearing a dress actually isn’t the end of the world

Daryn Steed November 23, 2020

Navigating Twitter is currently like walking through a minefield. Sixteen days after the election was officially called, Donald Trump is still dangerously claiming victory; Chris Pratt is being picked...

(Gage Skidmore / Wikimedia Commons)

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...

Ruth Carter, the Oscar-winning costume designer for Black Panther, spoke at the Val A. Browning Center about her experience working on the film. (Gage Skidmore / Wikimedia Commons)

Costume designer of “Black Panther” visits WSU

Sharon Valverde Vargas February 12, 2020

By Sharon Valverde Vargas, with Tammy McCray also contributing.In 2018, Marvel Studios released the film Black Panther. Many viewers and film critics lauded the costume designs for their color, cultural...

(Aubree Eckhardt/The Signpost)

On-court glories and off-court stories: the legacy Kobe Bryant is leaving behind

Daryn Steed January 30, 2020

The first notification came in at 12:48 p.m., then four more in quick succession: “Kobe Bryant dies in helicopter crash.” My stomach dropped through the floor. I couldn’t read updates...

Shown is the photo tweeted by President Trump of the military dog injured while tracking down Islamic State leader Abu Bakr Baghdadi in Syria. (White House via Twitter)

Do you know your news? Nov. 4

Kenlee East October 31, 2019

1. What special forces animal helped find ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi?a. A dogb. A catc. A monkeyd. A bear2. What, according to recent data, is Netflix's most-watched show?a. "Friends"b. "The Office"c....

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