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First-generation club guides the future

First-generation club guides the future

Ally Nelson April 3, 2019

For a Spanish translation, click here.Thirty-nine percent of Weber State University students identify as first generation students, the first within their family to attend a four-year institution to attain...

Women sing along as thousands pack the streets for the Womens March on Washington rally outside the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017. A new study has found that social and structural barriers continue to obstruct the advancement of female members of Generation X and millennials. (Marcus Yam/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Check your current events: June 27

Ashton Corsetti June 26, 2017

1. This country threatened to treat U.S.-led coalition aircraft as targets after a Syrian government warplane was shot down:a) Iranb) Russiac) North Korea2. The Senate Judiciary Committee argued on June...

Pāhoehoe and Aa flows at Hawaii provide a small-scale model of the kind of massive floods associated with exponentially larger, more violent eruptions that would have led to cataclysmic changes in the environment that wiped out the majority of life on Earth. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

I think I remember the end of the world

Cole Eckhardt March 2, 2017

I spend an inordinate amount of time thinking about the apocalypse, and I'm starting to think it's genetic. Humans have been imagining creative renditions of the end of the world for thousands of years. Christianity,...

Chetan Chandrashekhar, a University of Washington freshman who describes himself as a moderate Democrat, said he supports a mix of changes to Social Security, including raising the tax cap and the retirement age, an approach commonly cited by local millennials. (Erika Schutlz/The Seattle Times/MCT)

Under the protests, the generation war wages

Ashton Corsetti November 28, 2016

All prejudice is ridiculous in its nature, and generational resentment is one of the worst.Most forms of prejudice can be traced to an “accident of birth” in sex, ethnic background or even...

The International Space Station as captured by Space Shuttle Discovery on Sept. 8, 2009. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

The pace of tech evolution accelerates

Cole Eckhardt September 20, 2016

I bitch about my Wi-Fi modem stalling. I should be ashamed of myself. My great-grandmother rode in horse-drawn carriages until she was in her mid-20s, and my grandmother gave birth to my mother five years...

Tom Howie, right, lead singer of Bob Moses, plays at the Ogden Ampitheater for the Rock the Vote concert. (Joshua Wineholt / The Signpost)

Rock the Vote brings attention to apprehension of millennial voters

Cole Eckhardt September 18, 2016

  Rock the Vote called millennials to political action on Sept. 16 at the Ogden Amphitheater to the sound of Bob Moses and The Brocks. “I hope it actually gets people registered,” Max...

(Source: Alex Harris)

Three generations: The dating scene’s the same

February 3, 2016

While being single on Valentine’s Day isn’t what most people would deem ideal, in my family, it is just another opportunity for a girl’s day. As chance would have it, my mother, grandmother and...

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