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OPINION: Utah against diversity

Brisa Odenthal, Editor-in-Chief July 9, 2024

As of July 8, it has officially been one week since Weber State University was forced to close its doors on its cultural centers. This comes after the Utah State Legislature passed House Bill 261, which...

Updates on the vandalism incidents being given at the meeting.

Recent vandalism on campus sparks student involvement

Brisa Odenthal, Section Editor October 17, 2023

On Oct. 10, Weber State University was alerted to graffiti in the parking lot of the Dee Events Center. A stop sign in the parking lot was defiled with the N-word and the signature of the vandal. With...

The Stewart Center located at the Weber State Davis campus where the vandalism took place. Photo taken in May, 2020.

Swastika found on Davis Campus

Brisa Odenthal, News Editor October 10, 2023

On Oct. 5, Weber State University was informed of a crossed-out swastika etched next to a Star of David found on a table on the Davis Campus. After receiving knowledge of the etching, WSU sent an email...

A reserved parking sign with the disabilities parking logo located at the A1 parking lot. Photo credit: Kennedy Robins

A glimpse into challenges for disabled students

Marisa Nelson April 18, 2022

College presents a plethora of challenges that aren't always obvious at first glance: the testing centers, a hill on the way to class or a cramped bathroom. But for students on Weber State campus with...

Attruce in Ogden, Utah. Photo credit: Alexandrea Bonilla

Calling for Attruce

Alexis Vanorden March 21, 2022

Attruce, a clothing store created in July 2021 by Weber State University student Garrett Glauser, opened on March 4. Attruce is located at 620 24th St. Suite A in Ogden, Utah."Attruce" is derived from...

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...

People gather in Salt Lake City, Utah, for the annual Pride Parade (Sara Parker / The Signpost)

OPINION: Why we still need Pride

Breanna Hart July 12, 2021

Throughout the month of June, I wrote several columns highlighting certain events in the history of the LGBTQ community that have made an impact on where we are today. It’s been 51 years since the...

WSU professor uncovering discrimination in Ogden’s housing economy

WSU professor uncovering discrimination in Ogden’s housing economy

Elle Gord June 22, 2021

For centuries, this country was divided by race. During times of legal segregation, there were places you could or could not live as a person of color, and it was the same in Ogden. Although these limitations...

Sexual harassment is widely unreported, but there are many resources available on WSU campuses that help survivors. Photo credit: Aubree Eckhardt

Finding help at WSU when you need it the most

Jennifer Greenlee April 21, 2021

In early March, the United Nations Women National Committee United Kingdom released a study with a startling statistic about sexual harassment: 97% of women between the ages of 18 and 24 have faced some...

A photo of Hoover Schools first grade class of 1944 is shared for all members of the Zoom call to see. Photo credit: Lissete Landaverde

The overlooked story of the first step toward desegregation

Lissete Landaverde March 31, 2021

It is well-known that the Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court case led to the desegregation of schools across the country. Less well-known is another case that came before that paved the way for...

One of several signs which hang in Elizabeth Hall, each a response to the white nationalist flyers recently posted and then removed. (Joshua Wineholt / The Signpost) Photo credit: Signpost Archives

Starting conversations at the 2020 Diversity Conference

Kierstynn King October 5, 2020

The 22nd Annual WSU Diversity Conference was held virtually Oct. 1 and 2. The theme focused on connections and disconnections in society with oppressed populations. There was an opening keynote presentation...

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No chili, no glory

Nic Muranaka October 14, 2018

I'm not going to act like I've never used Rate My Professors. However, I believe a common perception among students is that instructors are somehow unaware of the pervasive juggernaut that is ratemyprofessors.com.We're...

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