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Women dance a cultural dance with buckets placed on top of their heads.

Afro advocacy

Trish Maponga, Reporter September 29, 2022

GK Folks Foundation’s second annual Afro Utah Festival was held on Sept. 24 at the Gallivan Center. The festival is a cultural event that celebrates pride and heritage while promoting diversity, inclusion...

The month of February is celebrated as Black History Month. Photo credit: Pixabay

Black health and Black history

Connor Hopson February 2, 2022

Black History Month at Weber State University kicked off with keynote speaker Bryan Hotchkins, where he addressed Black health and wellness by framing all seven sections of his newest book, “My Black...

Terri Hughes and Myniah Vaa take part in a protest about racial equality by pumping their fists in the air at the end of Hughes protest speech. Photo credit: Kennedy Robins

Calling for more than conversation

Noah Lutman January 14, 2022

A student protest interrupted the Promoting Student Success series lecture where speaker Tia Brown McNair, vice president of diversity, equity and student success at the Association of American Colleges...

University President Brad Mortensen updates students on university progress toward making WSU a better campus for all students, staff and faculty at the Nov. 12 meeting. Photo credit: Jennifer Greenlee

The complications of campus climate

Jennifer Greenlee November 15, 2021

A protest rattled the Weber State campus a little more than a week ago when students of color discovered they had not been informed of white supremacist propaganda that had been taped on campus days before....

Members of the Weber State University Ballet Folklórico group watch a video of a past performance during a community event celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month at Weber State on Sept. 30. Photo credit: Weber State University

A broad look at inclusivity at WSU

Marisa Nelson October 4, 2021

Weber State University may not seem to be a pool for diversity, since less than 1% of the student population, or 268 students in 2020, is comprised of international students, according to the WSU Institutional...

Members of the Weber State University Ballet Folklórico group watch a video of a past performance during a community event celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month at Weber State on Sept. 30. Photo credit: Weber State University

A broad look at inclusivity at WSU

Marisa Nelson October 4, 2021

Weber State University may not seem to be a pool for diversity, since less than 1% of the student population, or 268 students in 2020, is comprised of international students, according to the WSU Institutional...

This weeks Town Hall Meeting is about equality, diversity and inclusivity.  Members were split into teams and each team works on the strategy for each plan.  Nikki Dorber / The Signpost

A force for equity in WSU’s future

Joshua Kamp February 12, 2021

Weber State University is navigating toward a more equitable and successful future for students as its strategic planning to meet new goals nears finalization. The process, which began in February 2020,...

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