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Diverse books are often the target of censorship in school libraries. Photo credit: Rebecca Gonzales

Bewildering book bans

Rebecca Gonzales January 10, 2022

A parent in the Canyons School District in Sandy, Utah, sent out an email in November requesting certain books be removed from school library shelves because of concerns about their content. This resulted...

Students participating in the sit in at the Shepherd Union on Nov. 4 Photo credit: Caitlyn Nichols

Calling out campus contention

Jennifer Greenlee November 8, 2021

Protestors set up in the Shepherd Union on the morning of Nov. 4 in response to the white supremacist posters put up in at least the Shepherd Union and the Student Services building on the morning of Nov....

University President Brad Mortensen and Executive Director of Marketing and Communication John Kowalewski Photo credit: Marisa Nelson

Conversing toward a change in campus climate

Jennifer Greenlee November 5, 2021

Following the protest on Nov. 4, University President Brad Mortensen scheduled an impromptu meeting on Nov. 5 in the Diversity and Inclusion Center with protestors and campus diversity leaders and advocates....

Students holding signs during the protest at the Shepherd Union on Nov. 4. Photo credit: Caitlyn Nichols

Protesting for campus change

Jennifer Greenlee November 4, 2021

Protestors set up in the Shepherd Union on the morning of Nov. 4 in response to the white supremacist posters put up in at least the Shepherd Union and the Student Services building on the morning of Nov....

Using brown working gloves and rods bent into circles, artist Michael Pribich of New York hopes to represent the forever need for essential workers. To visit Pribichs work visit the Vida, Muerte, Justica art exhibit in The Monarch in Ogden.  (Nikki Dorber/The Signpost)(Nikki Dorber/The Signpost)

Life, Death, Justice

Alexandrea Bonilla October 4, 2021

The United States Census reports that Ogden has one of the largest Latinx and Hispanic communities in Utah, composing roughly 31.9% of the population.Ogden Contemporary Arts is collaborating with Weber...

Peaceful protestors gather June 6, 2020, to stand together for the Black Lives Matter movement. Photo credit: Sarah Earnshaw

Inclusion can only be acquired through true improvement

Raymond Lucas April 21, 2021

In this country, each state has a reputation that may or may not be fair, but Utah is viewed as a seat of racism, and it’s up to the Beehive state to change that. On Feb. 5, Emily Anderson of the...

Justice is more than an arrest

Jennifer Greenlee July 20, 2020

Eight minutes.For eight minutes, Officer Derek Chauvin knelt on George Floyd's neck as Floyd lay handcuffed, face down on the pavement.For eight minutes, bystanders begged Chauvin to move, saying Floyd...

Tik Tok is in danger of being banned by the U.S. Government because of its ties to China. (Pixabay).

News Quiz 7/13

Marisa Nelson July 12, 2020

1.) Which popular app does President Donald Trump want to ban in the U.S. because of its ties to China?a. Facetuneb. Instagramc. TikTokd. Snapchat2.) A Black Lives Matter mural painted in NYC on Manhattan's...

Supporters from all over Utah came to the Utah State Capitol protest on June 4. Photo credit: Sarah Earnshaw

Peaceful protesters march for Black Lives Matter

Jennifer Greenlee June 7, 2020

The police and National Guard stood side-by-side as they watched the peaceful gathering from the State Capitol Building behind yellow tape. Thousands of protesters lined the space from the sidewalk down...

A Black Lives Matter protest takes place on the steps of the Ogden/Weber Municipal Building in Ogden, Utah on May 30. (Francia Benson).

Demanding justice for the fallen

Francia Benson June 1, 2020

Hundreds of protesters gathered to demand justice for the murder of George Floyd and in solidarity with Black Lives Matter in Ogden on May 30Speakers, including an 11-year-old girl, lined up along the...

Dr. Kuehls and Dr. Murray pose for a great debate about the Electoral College Voting process. Nikki Dorber / The Signpost

Should we abandon the Electoral College?

Landin Griffith October 3, 2019

From his famous last words, “You’re fired,” on the reality television show “The Apprentice” to becoming President of the United States, Donald J. Trump has defied the rules...

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The people v. celebrity activism

Danya Gil January 21, 2019

Black Lives Matter and The #MeToo Movement united to fight for Cyntoia Brown’s release from prison. She was granted clemency on Jan. 7. Alice Marie Johnson was granted clemency after Kim Kardashian...

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