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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...

Graduates are asked to move their tassels from right to left as a symbol of the completion of their degree.  (Nikki Dorber / The Signpost)

The first generation to get higher education

Caitlyn Nichols November 16, 2020

Jesus Rebolledo faced many challenges while getting his degree. He came from a low-income family with five siblings, where the highest education in the family was ninth grade. The 25-year-old medical laboratory...

Protesters hold up signs during a rally supporting Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, outside the White House on Sept. 5, 2017. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

Out of the shadows and into the classrooms

Jennifer Guzman October 31, 2018

While many incoming students feel joy and anxious excitement as they prepare for college, some face a worry about the cost of attending these higher institutions. For many underprivileged students, there...

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