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Utah universities collaborate with Amplify Utah and PBS Utah

Brisa Odenthal, Section Editor April 2, 2024

Most of the following articles in this edition come from the 2024 Utah College Media Collaborative. This project was sponsored by Amplify Utah and PBS Utah, and sought to create a collaboration between...

Money Given to State and Local Anti-Violence Programs in Utah. Photo credit: Alexandrea Bonilla

Violence in your hometown

Alexandrea Bonilla April 18, 2022

Gun violence numbers continue to rise every year, as does the money that goes toward preventing it. In an attempt to combat these rising numbers, federal and local governments have implemented anti-violence...

The Ever Given ship was stuck in the Suez Canal for nearly a week before it was finally dislodged. Image from Google Images

Do you know your news? March 30

Marisa Nelson March 29, 2021

1. The Suez Canal reopened on March 29 after a giant ship was cleared from blocking the canal. The canal is one of the world's busiest _______ _________?a. Water waysb. Trade routesc. Tourist sitesd. None...

Opinion: Writing killing into the curriculum

Opinion: Writing killing into the curriculum

Jennifer Greenlee March 1, 2021

Woodshop. English. Math. Firearm training. This is what high school students' class options might look like next semester if HB 258 passes the Utah House of Representatives and Senate and is signed...

Mitt Romney address immigration, gun control, and abortion at Weber State

Mitt Romney address immigration, gun control, and abortion at Weber State

Landin Griffith August 29, 2019

United States Sen. Mitt Romney addressed the heavy topics of immigration, gun control laws and abortion laws during a town hall meeting in Weber State University’s Lindquist Hall on Aug. 27. Since...

The  U.S. flag is lowered to half-staff  at the White House on July 3, 2018 after President Donald Trump ordered it as a mark of solemn respect for the four journalists and a newspaper sales representative killed last week at the Capital Gazette newsroom in Annapolis, Md. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

Why putting out a damn paper matters

Daryn Steed July 10, 2018

Just hours after five people were killed in the newsroom of the Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Maryland, the Gazette put out a statement: "We are putting out a damn paper tomorrow."They made good on their...

Mormon dating through trial and error

Mormon dating through trial and error

Chris Nichols June 22, 2018

As a young, single member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, I will echo a sentiment felt by other singles: dating is the actual worst.Single members of the LDS church between the ages...

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An alternate reality

Daryn Steed April 4, 2018

Today, a young man rides in a cab, holding his stomach. He’s looking out the window, pondering what he’s about to do. He just got off an airplane because he had to travel out of state to do...

Photo credit: Kylie Harris

High school students march to state capitol in protest of gun violence

Kylie Harris March 28, 2018

Students from across the state rallied together on March 24, marching from West High School to the Utah State Capitol in protest of the threat of gun violence in schools.This student-led protest was first...

Senate candidate, and former presidential hopeful, Mitt Romney meets and has his photo taken with students. (Joshua Wineholt / The Signpost)

Senate hopeful Mitt Romney talks to The Signpost along campaign trail

Cole Eckhardt March 14, 2018

A publicity entourage and security escort moved through charged crowds across Weber State University’s main campus March 13 as Senate hopeful Mitt Romney stopped along his statewide endorsement campaign...

Law enforcement officials display crime scene photographs during a news briefing at the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino, Calif., on Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015, near the scene of a mass shooting that left 14 people dead a day earlier. (Luis Sinco/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Gun control a point of conversation once again

Kyla Peterson-Cannon December 19, 2015

In San Bernardino last week, there was a shooting in which 14 people were killed and at least 21 others wounded. According to the Washington Post, this tragedy marked the 355th mass shooting that we’ve...

WSU students speak out about gun control

January 29, 2013

With recent tragedies like the shootings at the Aurora, Colo., theater and Sandy Hook Elementary School, gun control is on the minds of many Americans and Weber State University students. In an effort...

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