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OPINION: Saving ourselves from daylight saving time

OPINION: Saving ourselves from daylight saving time

Terra Bell, Reporter March 14, 2023

As most of us know, March 12 was daylight saving for the spring. I personally hate daylight saving time.My first issue is the “spring forward” part of daylight saving time. Now, for a few days my classes...

Susan Matt introduces Robert Putnam and Shaylyn Romney Garrett to the audience. (Kennedy Robins/ The Signpost) Photo credit: Kennedy Robins

“I” or “We,” what will it be?

Lexie Andrew October 27, 2021

Robert Putnam, research professor of public policy at Harvard University, and Shaylyn Romney Garrett, a Harvard graduate and writer, gave a guest lecture at the Wildcat Theater on Oct. 25 and spoke about...

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...

In the past, Alzheimers Foundation of America has been able to hold their educational conferences in person. (Courtesy of AFA)

Educating America about Alzheimer’s disease

Kierstynn King November 2, 2020

November is Alzheimer’s awareness month, and on Nov. 10, The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America will host a free, virtual, educational conference for Utah residents as part of its national Educating...

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...

The University of Utah displays signs for the VP Debate on Oct. 7. Photo credit: University of Utah

What does the U.S. Vice President even do?

Jennifer Greenlee October 7, 2020

With the vice presidential debate in the rearview mirror, many may be wondering what the role of vice president of the United States does in his, or now maybe her, time. Modern vice presidents are...

Photo credit: Monika Clarke

Apocalypse now

Nic Muranaka March 16, 2020

By now you’ve probably tried to buy toilet paper and been thwarted by apocalypse preppers, who, in their genius, already bought out all the toilet paper a week ago. As of March 14, six Utah residents...

Donald Trump held his first press conference since the election on January 12, 2017. (Source: Tribune News Service) Photo credit: Tribune News Service

Political correctness is respectful not restricting

Kellie Plumhof January 19, 2017

Over the past several years, there has been a plethora of stereotypes associated with millennials. People will say that my generation is dependent on technology. Okay, fair enough. I do love my iPhone....

Thank you notes to veterans decorate bulletin boards of a veterans luncheon at Weber State University on Nov. 10. (Emily Crooks / The Signpost)

Show meaningful gratitude toward your vets

Brooke Facer November 11, 2016

Veterans appreciate your gratitude. Here’s how they want to be thanked. Air Force Staff Sergeant Nathaniel Cragun said that hearing the standard, “Thank you for your service” gets kind...

Sneakers are an up and coming trend for both men and women. (Source:

The trend that snuck up on America

Jeweliette Cordero October 4, 2016

“You can never have too many shoes.” In the past, this saying had been associated with women who had an addiction to buying any cute pair of shoes they saw. But lately, this stereotype is starting...

Well-known Civil War artist to show work in Ogden

September 24, 2015

When most people do research, it ends up in a paper. Mort Kunstler's research, however, is poured into his artwork, and the artist known for his paintings of the Civil War will be showing that work...

When rights collide, equality must win

February 4, 2015

With the United States anticipating the Supreme Court's expected June announcement on same-sex marriage, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has chosen to take a stance supporting anti-discrimination...

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