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Detectives Dustin Stewart and Michael Roche explained the idea of sexploitation and the dangers of social media as part of their presentation for the Human Trafficking Symposium on Oct. 27.

WSU spreads awareness of human trafficking

Brisa Odenthal, Reporter November 1, 2022

Speakers from all over Utah came to Weber State University on Oct. 27 for WSU’s first-ever Human Trafficking Symposium. The event, hosted by the Department of Criminal Justice, was held from 10 a.m....

A flag with the domestic violence ribbon on it flying in the wind. (MGN)

WSU’s domestic violence awareness efforts

Brisa Odenthal, Reporter September 29, 2022

Since 1989, October has been recognized as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. In the state of Utah, 1 in 3 women will be a victim of domestic violence. Throughout this month, Weber State University’s...

A pamphlet that talks about the Womens Center. (Kennedy Camarena/ The Signpost)

Los esfuerzos de concienciación sobre la violencia doméstica de WSU

Marianna Lopez Luritta, Translator September 29, 2022

Desde 1989, octubre se reconoce como el Mes Nacional de Concienciación sobre la Violencia Doméstica. En el estado de Utah, 1 de cada 3 mujeres será víctima de la violencia doméstica. A lo largo de...

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...

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Police Blotter March 18

Rebecca Baggett March 16, 2022

Harassment of queer studentWhen a student returned to her vehicle in the A10 lot after class on Feb. 25 around 1 p.m., she observed “WWJD,” symbolizing "What Would Jesus Do," written in the...

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...

In 2020, there was 25% more violence in Ogden city than in 2019. COVID-19 is thought to have been a leading cause in this raise of violence. Photo credit: WSU Arcives

Consequences of COVID in the community

Mackenzie Dessin April 7, 2021

SARS-CoV-2, also known as COVID-19, has rocked the globe with its widespread effects. It has taken over two million lives worldwide and over 500,000 lives in the U.S. Each state has been impacted differently,...

Azzam holds a sign reading, If you believe in gender equality, then you are a feminist! on March 14 in Ogden, Utah. (Brooklynn Kilgore / The Signpost) Photo credit: Brooklynn Kilgore

This is the many faces of feminism

Brooklynn Kilgore March 17, 2021

Do you identify as a feminist? Do you identify as LGBTQ+? Are you an ally of the LGBTQ+ community? What is feminism to you? How do you advocate for the issues you support? What change do you hope to see...

The Clothesline Project informs the community that there is violence against women, children, and men. (Israel Campa/The Signpost)

Shedding light on domestic violence

Kierstynn King November 2, 2020

Since 2000, 42 percent of adult homicides in Utah are domestic-violence related, and every year, 80 children across Utah witness the murder or attempted murder of their mother, according to the Utah Domestic...

The purple ribbon is used for domestic violence awareness, recognized in the month of October. Photo credit: Pixabay

Understanding how to support sexual misconduct survivors

Lissete Landaverde October 26, 2020

Weber State University’s Women’s Center held a presentation for faculty and staff about supporting survivors of sexual misconduct on Oct. 22 via Zoom.Sexual misconduct is not just sexual assault...

Lunafest film festival celebrates women’s rights

Ally Nelson October 26, 2020

Weber State University’s Women’s Center presented their fifth annual Lunafest film festival Oct. 21. Lunafest features films by, for and about women.Of the 175 cities in the country who participate,...

An Ogden man was accused of three different crimes at AAMCO on Sept. 30. Image from Pixabay.

Do you know your news? Oct. 6

Marisa Nelson October 5, 2020

1.) After the news of President Donald Trump's positive COVID-19 test, the president was admitted to the hospital for observation. Dr. Mark Meadows said he is optimistic that Trump will return to the White...

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