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A painting hanging up in the Black Cultural Center depicting two women wearing Afro-heritage attire.

El primer Mes de Historia Negro con el BCC

Nathanael Stout, Translator February 20, 2024

Aunque la mitad del mes de la historia afroamericana ha pasado ya, el centro de la cultura afroamericana de la universidad Weber State tiene mucho más que hacer para celebrar su primer mes de la historia...

News Quiz 9/12

Brisa Odenthal, News Editor September 12, 2023

Questions: 1. Which North African country faced a devastating earthquake this past week? a. Morocco b. Egypt c. Tunisia d. Libya 2. Which Big Ten football team’s coach was suspended for sexual...

Performers of the nights first dance number, Resonance, as part of the annual Orchesis Dance Theater Performance. Taken in April 2019.

Dancing into spring

Lexie Andrew, Culture editor March 23, 2023

Orchesis Dance Theatre at Weber State University is welcoming spring with their spring dance concert, Primavera, March 30-April 1 at 7:30 p.m. in the Allred Theater. There will be a matinee performance...

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...

Members of The Ohana Association managing a booth about the organization. Photo credit: The Ohana Association

Uplifting minority groups through student clubs and organizations

Lissete Landaverde April 19, 2021

Starting college is not easy for anyone, especially for minorities, who may feel out of place and may not have the resources needed to get through the process. The Weber State Center of Multicultural Excellence...

Rodrigue Kissou dreams of starting a foundation for children who are unable to obtain higher education. Photo credit: Benjamin Zack

An example of overcoming adversity and finding success

Ally Nelson April 5, 2021

Achieving success at Snow College and Weber State University by earning three associate degrees and a bachelor's degree plus multiple awards and internships, current WSU student Rodrigue Kissou is now...

On Oct. 17, Hugo Caicedo presented on African Latin Americans and their contributions to Latin culture. (Lissete Landaverde)

African Latin Americans: The overlooked group in the Latino community

Lissete Landaverde October 19, 2020

Hugo Caicedo gave a presentation on Oct. 17 via Zoom about how African Latinos, who make up a large portion of Latin America, have contributed to Latin American culture and impacted the United States. This...

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...

Former U.S. ambassador Aubrey Hooks addresses WSU students in the Wattis Building.

Africa’s obstacles, opportunities and the adventure of the Foreign Service

Francisco Ruiz January 31, 2020

For former U.S. ambassador Aubrey Hooks, Africa presents an environment of opportunity and growth, even if he once found himself in the middle of an escalating military conflict between France and Ivory...

Haitian Prime Minister Jean Henry Ceant, center, during his oath of office, at the National Palace, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti on Sept. 17 2018. Haitis Lower Chamber of Deputies fired Prime Minister Ceant and his government Monday. (Jean Marc Herve Abelard/EFE/Zuma Press/TNS)

Do you know your news? March 21

Nic Muranaka March 20, 2019

1. Cyclone Idai hit what country on March 15, leaving an official death count of 84 and displacing upwards of 400,000 people? a. Kenya b. Mozambique c. Somalia 2. Which country just fired its governmental...

Senegalese author Mariètou Mbaye Biléoma, pen name Ken Bugul, in March 2010 (Wikimedia Commons)

The rise and imprint of leadership with the Senegalese women

Jennifer Guzman March 16, 2018

Jasmine Abdullah got involved with the Black Lives Matter movement because she was tired of burying her friends.“I will fight for everyone. I will fight injustice everywhere. Why? Because it is my...

Photo courtesy of Drew Tyler.

Documentary viewers peer through ‘Windows of Change’

Briana Whatcott November 3, 2017

Community members, Weber State University faculty and students nearly filled the Browning Center Austad Auditorium to watch the Nov. 1 screening of “Windows of Change,” a documentary produced by Weber...

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