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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...

Ruby Bridges, civil rights activist, spoke to the WSU community on Feb. 18. Bridges was the little girl depicted in Norman Rockwells painting of the beginning of the desegregation of local schools in Louisiana in 1960. Photo credit: Weber State University

A walk back in history with Ruby Bridges

Lissete Landaverde February 22, 2021

In a webinar held by Weber State University for Black History Month, civil rights activist Ruby Bridges shared her story with the community over Zoom on Feb. 18. At six years old, Bridges was one of the...

(Jenny Guzman) Photo credit: Jenny Guzmán

Notable activist promotes civil change within communities

Jennifer Guzman September 28, 2018

Dolores Huerta, a well-known Chicana activist for immigrant farmworkers, visited Weber State in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month. The event took place with the help of Chief Diversity Officer Adrienne...

Previews Week of Feb. 26

Previews Week of Feb. 26

Kara Mitchell February 23, 2018

Icebreaker Rodeo The 7th Annual Invitational Icebreaker Rodeo is being held on March 1, 2 and 3 at the Golden Spike Event Center in Ogden. High school and junior high students from all over...

Loki Mulholland introducing his film to attendees at the screening of The Uncomfortable Truth on Feb. 13. Photo credit: Chloe Walker

Making the ‘Uncomfortable Truth’ known

Alyson Johnson February 16, 2018

In honor of Black History Month, Weber State hosted a film screening and panel discussion on the history of slavery and the problem of racism that continues to exist today in America. Students, along with...

The Black Scholars United feature in the 1982 version of Weber State College’s yearbook “The Acorn.” (Signpost Archives)

BSU’s journey promoting black culture continues 50 years later

Alyson Johnson February 9, 2018

After 50 years of promoting leadership and education for black students at Weber State, Black Scholars United continues to inspire, encourage and provide support for all minority students.BSU was established...

Dr. Forrest Crawford, professor of education at Weber State University and an LGBT advocate, speaks at Equality Utahs 2016 Allies Dinner at Salt Lake Citys Salt Palace on Oct. 21. “You do these things because you’re fighting the good fight, smoothing the jagged edges and rocky roads for somebody else, for a more perfect union,” Crawford said. (Tara Carrasco / The Signpost)

WSU professors share stories of civil rights

Deborah Wilber January 31, 2018

Compassion is hardly forgotten, an observation which teacher education professor Forrest Crawford carried with him in his pursuit for equality and diversity at Weber State University. Born in 1952, Crawford...

A young ralliers holds a sign, which reads refugees and immigrants always welcome, in protest to Trumps immigration ban in Washington D.C. in Jan. 2017. (Fuente: Lorie Shaull / flickr)

Un día sin inmigrantes

Emily Padilla February 27, 2017

  "Hay mucha gente que no nos quiere aquí y quiere construir un muro para separarnos, pero ¿sabes qué? Este es nuestro país también, no el suyo, es nuestro país y no lo permitiremos....

(Maddy Van Orman / The Signpost)

Nevertheless she persisted, and I will too

Kellie Plumhof February 26, 2017

  "I need a couple of strong boys to help me carry these boxes to the office," I remember my third grade teacher said to our class. Without hesitation, I walked right up to the teacher's...

Dr. Forrest Crawford, professor of education at Weber State University and an LGBT advocate, speaks at Equality Utahs 2016 Allies Dinner at Salt Lake Citys Salt Palace on Oct. 21. “You do these things because you’re fighting the good fight, smoothing the jagged edges and rocky roads for somebody else, for a more perfect union,” Crawford said. (Tara Carrasco / The Signpost)

Crawford honored at benefit dinner for activism

Janiece Norman October 23, 2016

Activism is part of daily life for Dr. Forrest Crawford. In front of a crowd of approximately 2,000 Equality Utah members and supporters, he elaborated on his activism for the LGBT community. “Please...

Legendary "Freedom Rider" speaks at WSU

September 13, 2013

Joan Trumpauer Mulholland, civil rights activist and member of the 1961 Freedom Riders, shared her story with students, faculty and members of the community on Sept. 13 in the Wildcat Theater. Mulholland,...

WSU students celebrate another victory for LGBTQ communtiy

September 7, 2013

The civil rights movement for the LGBTQ community claimed another victory on Sept. 4, when the Obama administration announced a new policy effectively giving veterans' benefits to same-sex couples who...

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