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Newly elected President Ashley Potokar (left) hugs VP of Activities Colette Mortensen (right) tightly in celebration. (Bella Torres / The Signpost)

New year, new leaders

Lucas Moore March 13, 2022

The Weber State University Student Association announced the results of the student body election during the annual Weber’s Got Talent on March 4.In between the individual talent displays, WSUSA...

The month of February is celebrated as Black History Month. Photo credit: Pixabay

Black health and Black history

Connor Hopson February 2, 2022

Black History Month at Weber State University kicked off with keynote speaker Bryan Hotchkins, where he addressed Black health and wellness by framing all seven sections of his newest book, “My Black...

Terri Hughes and Myniah Vaa take part in a protest about racial equality by pumping their fists in the air at the end of Hughes protest speech. Photo credit: Kennedy Robins

Calling for more than conversation

Noah Lutman January 14, 2022

A student protest interrupted the Promoting Student Success series lecture where speaker Tia Brown McNair, vice president of diversity, equity and student success at the Association of American Colleges...

University President Brad Mortensen and Executive Director of Marketing and Communication John Kowalewski Photo credit: Marisa Nelson

Conversing toward a change in campus climate

Jennifer Greenlee November 5, 2021

Following the protest on Nov. 4, University President Brad Mortensen scheduled an impromptu meeting on Nov. 5 in the Diversity and Inclusion Center with protestors and campus diversity leaders and advocates....

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

A broad look at inclusivity at WSU

Marisa Nelson October 4, 2021

Weber State University may not seem to be a pool for diversity, since less than 1% of the student population, or 268 students in 2020, is comprised of international students, according to the WSU Institutional...

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

A broad look at inclusivity at WSU

Marisa Nelson October 4, 2021

Weber State University may not seem to be a pool for diversity, since less than 1% of the student population, or 268 students in 2020, is comprised of international students, according to the WSU Institutional...

Members of the Weber State University Ballet Folklórico group prepare for a campus event during Weber State’s Hispanic Heritage Month celebration on Sept. 30. Photo credit: Weber State University

WSUの多様性

Joshua Kamp October 4, 2021

WSU Institutional Researchフォーラムによると、ウェバー州立大学は、学生人口の1%未満、つまり2020年には268人の学生が留学生で構成されているため、多様性のプールではないように思われるかもしれません。しかし、人種、民族性、宗教的信念、教育、社会階級における各人の多様な背景を説明するとき、WSUの学生、教職員は豊かな文化を持っています。Institutional...

The Gay-Straight Alliance was recently changed to the Gender and Sexuality Alliance to be more inclusive. Photo credit: Blythe Evans

What’s in a name?

Lissete Landaverde September 29, 2021

The Gender and Sexuality Alliance, previously known as the Gay-Straight Alliance, is an on-campus organization at Weber State University where LGBTQ individuals and allies are welcome to join and be surrounded...

Members of The Ohana Association managing a booth about the organization. Photo credit: The Ohana Association

Uplifting minority groups through student clubs and organizations

Lissete Landaverde April 19, 2021

Starting college is not easy for anyone, especially for minorities, who may feel out of place and may not have the resources needed to get through the process. The Weber State Center of Multicultural Excellence...

WSUs student diversity numbers broken down. Photo credit: Blythe Evans

Los números y las estrategias: tomando una mirada hacia la diversidad dentro de la Universidad

Andres Rodriguez April 19, 2021

Traducido por Andres RodriguezWeber State University se ha promocionado como una escuela que valora y fomenta la diversidad entre sus estudiantes. Con muchos recursos para estudiantes de todos los ámbitos...

One of several signs which hang in Elizabeth Hall, each a response to the white nationalist flyers recently posted and then removed. (Joshua Wineholt / The Signpost) Photo credit: Signpost Archives

Starting conversations at the 2020 Diversity Conference

Kierstynn King October 5, 2020

The 22nd Annual WSU Diversity Conference was held virtually Oct. 1 and 2. The theme focused on connections and disconnections in society with oppressed populations. There was an opening keynote presentation...

Miniature flags representing Hispanic nations line the stage during the 2012 Hispanic Heritage Month celebration on Oct. 11, on Camp Mabry in Austin, Texas.  The celebration aims to acknowledge the contributions and achievements of Hispanic Americans in the Texas Military Forces and in the nation. Photo credit: Signpost Archives

Mes de la herencia hispana en WSU

Andres Rodriguez September 21, 2020

El Mes Nacional de la Herencia Hispana fue proclamado por primera vez por el ex presidente George H. W. Bush el 14 de septiembre de 1989, para que los estadounidenses pudieran reconocer la influencia positiva...

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