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Dr. Emily January Peterson will be teaching the Barbie studies class starting in the Spring 2024 semester.

The bustling business of Barbie

Star Neil, Section Editor November 21, 2023

A new class is aiming to take a deeper dive into the issues surrounding women’s and gender studies through the playful lens of Barbie, giving students a new view of this icon. Emily January Petersen,...

Backdrop for photos at the Battle of the Bands event thrown by KWCR.

Bands battle it out

Terra Bell, Reporter November 14, 2023

Weber State University students and community members rocked out at KWCR's Battle of the Bands on Nov 8. The competition was held between three local bands: Bittersweet, Doomcupcake and If and When. Bittersweet’s...

Ayo Edebiri, left, and Rachel Sennott in Bottoms.

OPINION: Move “Bottoms” to the top of your watch list

Cooper Hatsis, Columnist September 19, 2023

“Bottoms” is a new R-rated comedy from filmmaker Emma Seligman starring Rachel Sennott and Ayo Edebiri. In 2020, Seligman and Sennott collaborated on Seligman’s directorial debut, “Shiva Baby.”...

Margot Robbie plays the role of Barbie in the new film directed by Greta Gerwig that was released July 21.

Let’s go Barbie!

Megan Swann, Asst. Culture Editor August 1, 2023

From the moment the first trailer was released, “Barbie” has been a highly anticipated film. If it were anything else, I would be a bit concerned that all of the hype would create something the actual...

Making her scarf flare, incoming WSU Hispanic Senator Jennifer Duenaz dances around the Shepherd Union on Oct. 4, 2022.

Here for HERstory

Gretel Monjar, News Reporter March 14, 2023

Weber State University’s Women’s Center invited the WSU community to celebrate Women’s History Month, or “Herstory” Month, this March. The center will be partnering with other organizations on...

Students were hands-on with this event, which was held to physically show their pronoun journeys so far. The cork boards created will be placed on the walls of the bridge between the Shepherd Union and Student Services buildings throughout the month of March.

Tackling controversial topics

Tim Costello February 18, 2022

A recent Gallup poll showed that more U.S. adults identify as LGBTQ now than at any time in the past decade. The same upward trend has been seen at Weber State University.The Shepherd Union houses the...

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...

S.U.R.F.s fight for feminism

S.U.R.F.’s fight for feminism

Sharon Valverde Vargas March 13, 2020

In celebration of Women’s History Month, SURF (Student's United for Reproductive Freedom) hosted their “We Should All Be Feminist” event with the purpose of bringing people together to...

Dr. Naomi Rogers spoke at WSUs main campus on Feb. 27 about Feminist Activism and Health Politics since 1945. (Robert Lewis / The Signpost)

Yale professor highlights the history of feminism and the medical field

Lissete Landaverde March 6, 2020

In years past, women have had a turbulent relationship with the medical field. As part of the Beyond Suffrage lecture series, Yale professor Naomi Rogers, Ph.D., came to Weber State on Feb. 27 to talk...

Dr. Naomi Rogers spoke at WSUs main campus on Feb. 27 about Feminist Activism and Health Politics since 1945. (Robert Lewis / The Signpost)

Yale professor highlights the history of feminism and the medical field

Lissete Landaverde March 6, 2020

In years past, women have had a turbulent relationship with the medical field.As part of the Beyond Suffrage lecture series, Yale professor Naomi Rogers, Ph.D. came to Weber State on Feb. 27 to talk about...

Mentoring can be a critical part of academic and professional success, but targeted programs arent always available. The WSU Womens Centers goal is to provide students with professional development opportunities. (Photo by Kobu Agency on Unsplash)

Speed “femtoring” event highlights importance of woman-to-woman mentoring

Lissete Landaverde February 19, 2020

The WSU Women's Center believes it is helpful for women in college to find mentors to help them over the hurdles they may run into. The Women's Center highlighted the importance of female-to-female mentoring...

Buttons for Feminism For All, stating inspiring messages.  (Nikki Dorber / The Signpost)

Feminism, friendship and networking

Francisco Ruiz November 22, 2019

As groups of women — and some men — made their way into the Hetzel-Hoellein Room in the Stewart Library, Nailah Mansa and Alex Dutro-Maeda of the WSU Women's Center greeted guests for the second...

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