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The Lantern House has over 300 beds available for use, making it the largest shelter in the state of Utah. (Nikki Dorber / The Signpost)

Providing shelter for the community

Lucas Moore October 6, 2021

As of January 2020, around 3,100 people in Utah were experiencing homelessness, according to the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness. Between 13–16% of that homeless population is within...

Members of the Weber State University Ballet Folklórico group watch a video of a past performance during a community event celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month at Weber State on Sept. 30. Photo credit: Weber State University

Un ampio sguardo all’inclusività in WSU

Caitlyn Nichols October 4, 2021

Forse Weber State University non appare un centro di diversità. Secondo il meeting di WSU Institutional Research, nel 2020, 268 studenti – meno del 1% della corpo studentesco – erano studenti...

Ein breiter Blick auf Inklusivität an der WSU

Marisa Nelson October 4, 2021

Translated by Kim Kassner Die Weber State University scheint kein Pool für Vielfalt zu sein, da laut dem WSU Institutional Research Forum weniger als 1% der Studierenden Population, also 268 Studierende...

President Russell M. Nelson speaks during the Sunday afternoon session of General Conference on Oct. 4, which was available on several platforms from home. Photo credit: Caitlyn Nichols

Worshiping together while physically apart

Caitlyn Nichols October 12, 2020

The Conference Center in Salt Lake City sat devoid of attendees as members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints around the state, country and world tuned in to watch the 190th semiannual...

Photo credit: Aubree Eckhardt

Faith, doubt and modern-day Mormonism

Francisco Ruiz April 20, 2020

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, colloquially known as the Mormon or LDS church, has always emphasized the importance of faith and prayer in overcoming life’s doubts and problems. During...

The evolution of medical marijuana

The evolution of medical marijuana

Kelly Watkins April 18, 2019

If you drew an imaginary line from West Wendover, Nevada, to Dinosaur, Colorado, where cannabis is legal both medicinally and recreationally, what would fill the space between the two towns? The answer...

April Skeem and Brooke Cowley who are both Weber State students put on the panel as part of a senior project. (Kelly Watkins / The Signpost)

How LGBT and LDS church members build bridges together

Sierra Hawkins April 12, 2019

It's no secret that there is tension between the LGBT community and members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. For people who are "gay and Mormon," this tension is not only an outside...

An attendee held a sign in memorial of the victims of the Christchurch attack.(Kelly Watkins / The Signpost)

Salam, peace: Ogden mourns Christchurch victims

Danya Gil March 29, 2019

“My innocence was gone when I saw a man live-streaming the slaughter of 50 worshipers in the Al Noor mosque in New Zealand,” said Mary Khalaf, a Muslim-American who ran for Ogden City Council...

Art by Aubree Eckhardt

I have a sticker to prove I voted. So why has my vote been ignored?

Daryn Steed March 20, 2019

On Nov. 6, 2018, I lined up outside my city council building to vote. Though the race for Senate and my local representatives seemed airtight, Utah had several propositions up in the air. Prop 2 aimed...

Image by Sharon McCutcheon

Banning conversion therapy would have been a shock to Utah’s system. But it didn’t pass.

Daryn Steed March 18, 2019

On March 4, Utah was on the cusp of becoming the most conservative state to ban conversion therapy, the psuedoscientific programs designed to change a person's sexual orientation. HB 399, the legislation...

Mayor Brent Taylor in uniform, the icon for his facebook page. (Facebook)

Ogden mayor killed in Afghanistan

Hillary Reilly November 8, 2018

North Ogden mayor and Utah National Guard Maj. Brent Taylor was killed in Afghanistan on Nov. 3.Taylor was a husband and father to seven children on his fourth deployment, this time to Afghanistan. His...

No on Prop. 2 means no medical marijuana

No on Prop. 2 means no medical marijuana

Jennifer Guzman August 31, 2018

An overwhelmingly negative response swept public opinion in response to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ statement asking members to vote against Proposition 2. Proposition 2 is an...

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