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OPINION: Utah against diversity

Brisa Odenthal, Editor-in-Chief July 9, 2024

As of July 8, it has officially been one week since Weber State University was forced to close its doors on its cultural centers. This comes after the Utah State Legislature passed House Bill 261, which...

Utah state Governor Spencer Cox giving the 2024 State of the State Address on Jan. 18, 2024.

Utah says goodbye to DEI

Brisa Odenthal, News Editor February 1, 2024

Utah’s state legislature is currently in session and there have been multiple bills introduced and passed since the session began on Jan. 16. There have been a total of 19 bills passed and six of them...

WSU President Brad Mortensen addressing students about tuition increases and other Weber State matters.

WSU updates from President Mortensen

Parham Kermani, Reporter November 30, 2023

On Nov. 10, Weber State University faculty and staff met for a university-wide town hall meeting where President Brad Mortensen introduced Laís Martinez, from the Utah System of Higher Education, as the...

Sign in Shepard Union stating, What will [it] take for black students [to] have true equity on this.

Black cultural center sparks campus conversation

Brisa Odenthal, News Editor September 5, 2023

On Aug. 29, posters appeared on what will be Weber State University’s Black Cultural Center on the second floor of the Shepherd Union calling out the university’s alleged unequal treatment of Black...

Tammy Nguyen, WSUs new executive director of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, discussing the timeline of the new cultural centers at Weber State University.

CBCE: La lucha por la equidad

Nathanael Stout and Gretel Monjar March 23, 2023

Los centros de pertenencia y participación cultural de la universidad Weber State realizaron las primeras dos reuniones de su tour de escuchar el 20 y 21 de marzo. El progreso de implementación de los...

Pictured from left to right: Genesis Vargas, Joshua Wooton, University President Brad Mortensen and Adrienne Andrews. Students discussing the closure of the CME and potential solutions with the panel.

The closure of the CME: Weber’s new plan for inclusivity

Lexie Andrew, Asst. culture editor January 10, 2023

Weber State University students received an unexpected shock when a campus-wide email was sent out detailing the closure and changes happening to the Center for Multicultural Excellence on Nov. 18. These...

Women dance a cultural dance with buckets placed on top of their heads.

Afro advocacy

Trish Maponga, Reporter September 29, 2022

GK Folks Foundation’s second annual Afro Utah Festival was held on Sept. 24 at the Gallivan Center. The festival is a cultural event that celebrates pride and heritage while promoting diversity, inclusion...

Members of the Weber State University Ballet Folklórico group watch a video of a past performance during a community event celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month at Weber State on Sept. 30. Photo credit: Weber State University

Una mirada amplia a la inclusión en WSU

Andres Rodriguez October 4, 2021

Es posible que Weber State University no parezca ser un lugar para la diversidad, ya que menos del 1% de la población estudiantil, o 268 estudiantes en 2020, está compuesta por estudiantes internacionales...

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