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Dr. Kuehls and Dr. Murray pose for a great debate about the Electoral College Voting process. Nikki Dorber / The Signpost

Should we abandon the Electoral College?

Landin Griffith October 3, 2019

From his famous last words, “You’re fired,” on the reality television show “The Apprentice” to becoming President of the United States, Donald J. Trump has defied the rules...

Investigative journalist Ronan Farrow gives a speech and then a Q&A. (Joshua Wineholt / The Signpost)

Ronan Farrow give long-awaited speech at WSU

Harrison Epstein January 20, 2019

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ronan Farrow spoke to a sold-out crowd at the Val A. Browning Center’s Austad Auditorium on Jan. 19. Farrow came to Weber State University as a part of the ongoing...

Graphic by Maddy VanOrman/The Signpost

A bigot in sheep’s clothing is still a bigot

Kellie Plumhof March 16, 2017

  In the summer of 2016, the Department of Education and Department of Justice presented a list of guidelines to public schools concerning bathrooms. These urged schools to allow transgender...

President Barack Obama holds a personalized team jersey presented to him by Los Angeles Lakers guards Kobe Bryant, center, and Derek Fisher, left, during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House honoring the 2009 NBA basketball champions, Jan. 25, 2010. (Source: Lawrence Jackson / Wikimedia Commons)

Athletes split on newly elected president

Harrison Epstein January 19, 2017

With a new president in the Oval Office, professional athletes and teams will continue to visit the White House despite rumors of protests.While these events are ceremonious and have significant press...

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...

Hundreds gather in Adam Yauch Park in Brooklyn, NY on November 20, 2016, named after the late founding member of the Beastie Boys, two days after swastikas and the words, Go Trump were spray painted on portions of the playground.  Religious and political leaders spoke out and called for a continued effort to fight against the perpetuation of racial hate speech.  Adam Horowitz, the band mate of Yauch known as AD-Rock also spoke, and urged the community that now is the time to get involved, to speak out and not remain silent. (Photo by Michael Nigro / Pacific Press)

Not a bigot? Prove it

Trevor Belnap November 27, 2016

  Regardless of who you voted for, if you consider yourself a compassionate and reasonable person who believes that bigotry is a plague on our species preventing us from reaching our potential...

The donkey and the elephant break the seesaw, the bear wins. (Illustration by Hector Casanova / Source: Tribune News Service)

Between asses and elephants, the bear wins

Ben Bigelow November 6, 2016

  There is a spectre haunting this year’s election. To borrow a phrase from Ronald Reagan, “There’s a bear in the woods.” Reagan’s metaphor pointed toward the threat of Communist...

A screenshot of the current votes for Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump in the area surrounding WSU within the Hillary/Donald Go app. (Screenshot by Kellie Plumhof)

Ditch the Pokéstops for political stops

Kellie Plumhof November 6, 2016

The election year will officially come to an end Nov. 8 as Americans flood to the polls to cast their votes, but there is one last way to get in on the election craze before the ballots are counted. Professors...

Alice Cooper for President (Source: Ross Halfin / Wikimedia Commons)

Alice Cooper 4 Prez: A troubled man for troubled times.

Chris Nichols October 4, 2016

Clinton or Trump? Republican or Democrat? Our bipartisan system is heavily publicized during this election, but a fresh political party is emerging: Rock ’n' Roll. A new candidate has hit the ground...

Latinos se reunen para apoyar al candidato presidencial Donald Trump.  (Fuente: Tribune News Services)

Su voto cuenta

Paula Ninataype September 16, 2016

Los tres grupos de minoridades más grandes de los Estados Unidos, Afroamericanos, Hispanos y los Asiáticos, estuvieron bien representados en las elecciones presidenciales del 2008. "El electorado...

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