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The good, the bad and the banned: Book censorship

The good, the bad and the banned: Book censorship

Lexie Andrew, Asst. culture editor November 3, 2022

The tradition of banning and challenging books is once again gaining traction. Richard Price, an associate professor of political science at Weber State University, held an event on Oct. 26 in the Honors...

Ogdens new Dumke Arts Plaza provides an area for outdoor live performances, poetry readings and art. (Nikki Dorber/The SIgnpost) Photo credit: Nikki Dorber

Dumke Arts Plaza enhances Ogden

Caitlyn Nichols December 6, 2021

Ogden celebrated the grand opening of the newly completed Dumke Arts Plaza, on the corner of 25th Street and Ogden Avenue, on Dec. 3 with a night of music, poetry, art and gratitude. A press release from...

The Monarch Building in Downtown Ogden hosts the Vida, Muerte, Justicia art exhibit.  (Nikki Dorber/The Signpost) Photo credit: Nikki Dorber

Ogden on display

Makayla Geddes November 3, 2021

Ogden is full of different opportunities to get involved in the arts. Whether it be music, galleries, performances, street art or zines, there is a place for everyone to enjoy the creativity and ingenuity...

The 24th Annual Utah Humanities Book Fair encourages participants to unplug from technology and immerse into literature instead. Photo credit: Alex Guzman

Take a look inside the book festival

Raymond Lucas September 22, 2021

In a world where technology dominates free time, the 24th Annual Utah Humanities Book Festival encourages their participants to unplug and soak up the benefits of literature. The festival kicked off on...

Forrest Gander, Pulitzer Prize winner of 2019, visited Weber States Ogden campus on Sept. 14 to share experiences and poems. Photo credit: Weber State University

Gander in the outdoors

Raymond Lucas September 15, 2021

The sun shone on the faces of an audience with tent-shielded eyes fixated on Forrest Gander, as he explained to his listeners the connections he makes to the real world through his poetry. The event was...

The LQ Zine was created with the intentions to bring together and represent the LGBTQ community of Ogden. Photo credit: Weber State University

The LQ Zine provides opportunities to uplift LGBTQ artists

Lissete Landaverde September 3, 2021

The LGBTQ community in Ogden may not seem prominent looking in, but there are many members and allies around the city. One of the communities in Ogden is the LQ Zine, a self-published magazine run by Lisa...

Jesmyn Ward tells of her life stories and he past. (Kelly Watkins / The Signpost)

National Undergraduate Literature Conference celebrates 34 years

Colton Heward April 4, 2019

Weber State University annually hosts the National Undergraduate Literature Conference, where, this year, over 150 students, teachers and writers from across the country gathered on March 28 to March 30. Weber...

The bulk of NULC

The bulk of NULC

Chris Nichols March 29, 2016

"My dad has run this conference for 31 years. I was five years old when it started. My entire life I have been brought up to hear these writers … there is no question to me that what people write...

WSU Undergrad Journal Hosts Open Mic Night

WSU Undergrad Journal Hosts Open Mic Night

Christina Huerta November 19, 2015

Weber State’s undergraduate, interdisciplinary journal, “Metaphor,” will hold its fall open mic night on Friday, Nov. 6 at 7 p.m. at Wisebird Bookery, located at 4850 Harrison Blvd. “Metaphor”...

Utah Arts Festival thrills attendees

June 28, 2015

For 39 years, The Utah Arts Festival has been bringing  diversity and rich culture to the Salt Lake area, creating a revenue for local businesses, sponsors and attending artists. From June 25-28, people...

Metaphor offers student publication opportunity

March 26, 2015

Every Weber State University student has the chance to have their creative work published by submitting to the undergraduate interdisciplinary journal Metaphor. Through the year, Metaphor staff members...

Epiphany provides creative outlet for non-trad students

November 2, 2014

Epiphany is an on-campus literary journal that allows non-traditional students (students who are over 25, married, divorced, a veteran, disabled or a parent) to express themselves and improve their...

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