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T-shirts displaying messages against violence hang by clothespins in Shepard Union for the Clothesline Project.

Recognizing Domestic Violence Awareness Month

McKinna Baird, Reporter October 10, 2023

October is Domestic Violence Awareness month and the Weber State University Women’s Center is hosting a few events to raise awareness. One such event is the Clothesline Project. According to the Clothesline...

Shirts with designs made by domestic/sexual violence survivors hang alongside the staircase in Shepherd Union.

Reconociendo la violencia doméstica Mes de conciencia

Nelly Hernandez Tejada, Traductor October 10, 2023

El mes de Octubre es mes de concienciación de violencia doméstica y el Centro de Mujeres de la Universidad de Weber State (Weber State University Women’s Center) va tener eventos para concienciar a...

Making her scarf flare, incoming WSU Hispanic Senator Jennifer Duenaz dances around the Shepherd Union on Oct. 4, 2022.

Here for HERstory

Gretel Monjar, News Reporter March 14, 2023

Weber State University’s Women’s Center invited the WSU community to celebrate Women’s History Month, or “Herstory” Month, this March. The center will be partnering with other organizations on...

Participants in the Take Back the Night march on 25th Street in April 2018. Photo credit: Weber State University

A night of awareness

ezra striley-weinman April 4, 2022

Take Back The Night, an event held to bring more awareness to and end sexual violence, took place on April 1. April is also sexual assault awareness month, and Weber State University's Women's Center decided...

Students were hands-on with this event, which was held to physically show their pronoun journeys so far. The cork boards created will be placed on the walls of the bridge between the Shepherd Union and Student Services buildings throughout the month of March.

Tackling controversial topics

Tim Costello February 18, 2022

A recent Gallup poll showed that more U.S. adults identify as LGBTQ now than at any time in the past decade. The same upward trend has been seen at Weber State University.The Shepherd Union houses the...

Andrea S. Hernandez, Coordinator, gets ready for the Open House Event at the Center For Diversity and Unity. (Robert Lewis / The Signpost)

Open house and open arms

Sharon Valverde Vargas September 27, 2019

The Center for Diversity and Unity held its yearly open house on Sept. 25 to share CDU programming and offer help to students, both old and new. Andrea Hernández, WSU’s Diversity and Inclusive...

Art by Monika Clark

What it means to be Latinx

Danya Gil September 18, 2019

The term Hispanic was created to uniformly lump together different groups of people in order for the U.S. government to count and describe them for the census, according to the Pew Research Center. Individuals...

Evading LGBTQ+ stereotypes in the media

Evading LGBTQ+ stereotypes in the media

Ally Nelson March 27, 2019

The gay best friend character is a narrative often used in today’s media. WSU LGBTQ Awareness Chair, Savannah Deichmann, educated students and community members about the history of LGBT stereotypes...

Minority organizations need help from the majority

Minority organizations need help from the majority

Ally Nelson February 28, 2019

Thirty-nine percent of Weber State University’s student body is non-Caucasian or identifies as LGBT. With a plethora of scholarship money and programs like Dream Weber, WSU attempts to represent...

(Graphic by: Monika Clarke) Photo credit: Monika Clarke

Students starving to maintain their education

Nic Muranaka February 21, 2019

Back in 2016, the U.S. Government Accountability Office was reviewing Department of Education reports when they found that 2 million students potentially eligible for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance...

Every Tribe is Sacred

Every Tribe is Sacred

Danya Gil November 3, 2018

Weber State’s Diversity and Inclusive Programs is hosting the 13th Annual Native Symposium throughout November, which has been designated as National Native American Heritage Month. Andrea Hernández,...

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Fighting hunger, one can at a time

Deborah Wilber October 16, 2018

1 in 6 Americans go to bed hungry, according to USDA Economic Research Service. At Weber State University, it's no different.“A lot of students are hurting and embarrassed to ask for help,”...

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