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District One congressional debate held at Weber State

Brisa Odenthal, Reporter October 13, 2022

Republican Rep. Blake Moore and Democratic candidate Rick Jones came to Weber State University on Oct. 10 to debate. This was part of their campaigns for the District 1 House of Representatives seat for...

Elementary school students at the Utah State Capitol participate in  a mock congressional hearing.

A hands-on law-making experience

Alexandrea Bonilla November 10, 2021

The Utah House of Representatives hosted Utah elementary students through their Civic Engagement Program this fall. There were three installments of this program involving the Jordan School District, Provo...

Eight people died during Travis Scotts musical performance at Astroworld. Photo credit: Unsplash

Do you know your news? Nov. 9

Joshua Kamp November 8, 2021

1. Eight people died in a "mass casualty" event at the music festival Astroworld in Houston on Nov. 5, during the set of what performer?a. Drakeb. Travis Scottc. Kanye Westd. Tyler, the Creator2. What...

President Joe Biden signs the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act on Thursday, June 17, 2021, surrounded by members of the Congressional Black Caucus as well as the lead sponsors of the legislation in the Senate. (Evan Vucci / AP Photo)

Juneteenth becomes an official federal holiday

Caitlyn Nichols June 19, 2021

The United States House of Representatives voted on June 16 to make Juneteenth (June 19) the 12th federal holiday. President Joe Biden signed the bill into law on June 17, making the movement official. While...

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...

Voter dropping off their ballot at the Davis County dropbox at the library in Centerville, Utah. (Paige McKinnon, The Signpost).

Results of the 2020 Utah House of Representatives elections

Caitlyn Nichols November 3, 2020

Nov. 3, 8 p.m. New York Times — Jen Dailey-Provost, Democrat and incumbent member of Utah's House of Representatives representing District 24, was reelected. Dailey-Provost was the only running candidate...

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, left, sits courtside during the pre-game festivities prior to the NBA All-Star Game at Spectrum Center in Charlotte, North Carolina on Feb 17. (Jeff Siner/Charlotte Observer/TNS)

Do you know your news? 2/28

Nic Muranaka February 27, 2019

1. Which musician, taken into custody earlier this month, posted $100,000 in bail money and has plead not guilty to charges against him? a. Rapper 6ix9ine b. Rapper 21 Savage c. Rhythm and blues...

Democratic Congressional leaders, including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, speak outside the West Wing of the White House after meeting with President Donald Trump on Jan. 2 in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

Do you know your news? Jan. 7

Nic Muranaka January 4, 2019

1. Previous to Jan. 3, no nation had ever successfully landed a spacecraft on the far side of the moon. However, which one of these nations did it Jan. 3 this year?a. Russiab. Chinac. Japan2. Which political...

U.S. Rep. Mia Love (R-Utah), speaks to participants gathered for the 44th Annual March For Life on Jan. 27, 2017, at the base of the Washington Monument in Washington, D.C. (Cheriss May/NurPhoto/Zuma Press/TNS)

Love waits for no man, but votes do

Nic Muranaka November 15, 2018

Since Nov. 6, U.S. Rep. Mia Love has trailed Democratic challenger Ben McAdams narrowly, often by less than one percent, in an extremely close race. On Nov. 14, Love sued to halt the vote counting, trailing...

What lies in the wake of the blue wave

What lies in the wake of the ‘blue wave’

Hannah Olsen November 15, 2018

Midterms, which are historically wave elections, often offer the party not currently in power a chance to regain some authority in Congress. This year’s midterm elections have come and gone. CNBC...

Smoke fills the sky as the Camp Fire continues to burn along the North Fork of the Feather River on Nov. 11. It has already burned more than 200,000 square miles. (Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Do you know your news?

Nic Muranaka November 14, 2018

1. Following President Donald Trump's embracing of the term nationalism for the "America First" movement, which world leader condemned nationalism at the commemoration of the Arc de Triomphe on Nov. 11?a....

Deana Froerer, candidate for Utah House District 8 (photo from Deana Froerer).

A Friend in Froerer

Hannah Olsen October 30, 2018

“That is just the climate, something needs to change,” said Deana Froerer, economics instructor at Weber State University for over 20 years and now-candidate for House District 8 here in Utah....

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