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Keynote Speaker Rev. DeForest B. Saories Jr.

A discussion of religious diversity

Alma Bell, Reporter October 11, 2022

Weber State University’s 24th annual Diversity Conference was held on Oct. 6 and 7. The theme was religious diversity. WSU wanted to encourage people to be open and accepting of others’ religions and...

A few signs stand in the entrance of the Eccles house.

The troubled history of Utah’s Pioneer Day

Windsor Moore, Reporter July 20, 2022

Every year on July 24, Utah observes the holiday of Pioneer Day, which pays homage to the pioneers who emigrated to the Salt Lake Valley in 1847. Today, the holiday is celebrated with rodeos, fireworks,...

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Police Blotter March 18

Rebecca Baggett March 16, 2022

Harassment of queer studentWhen a student returned to her vehicle in the A10 lot after class on Feb. 25 around 1 p.m., she observed “WWJD,” symbolizing "What Would Jesus Do," written in the...

President Russell M. Nelson speaks during the Sunday afternoon session of General Conference on Oct. 4, which was available on several platforms from home. Photo credit: Caitlyn Nichols

Worshiping together while physically apart

Caitlyn Nichols October 12, 2020

The Conference Center in Salt Lake City sat devoid of attendees as members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints around the state, country and world tuned in to watch the 190th semiannual...

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Faith, doubt and modern-day Mormonism

Francisco Ruiz April 20, 2020

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, colloquially known as the Mormon or LDS church, has always emphasized the importance of faith and prayer in overcoming life’s doubts and problems. During...

Zeb Williams speaks at Taboo Talks; Lets Talk About Drugs (Robert Lewis / The Signpost)

The long road to redemption

Francisco Ruiz October 25, 2019

Zeb Williams shared his struggle to overcome addiction as part of the Diversity and Inclusive Programs' Taboo Talks on Oct. 22. Williams emotionally detailed his initial experimentation with narcotics,...

Displays for teaching medical students (Robert Lewis / The Signpost)

WSU’s Latinx health care students and faculty strive for exceptionalism

Francisco Ruiz September 18, 2019

The Latinx community within Weber State University’s health care programs represent a variety of life experiences. However, the community shares a common eagerness to demonstrate their effort, grit,...

The evolution of medical marijuana

The evolution of medical marijuana

Kelly Watkins April 18, 2019

If you drew an imaginary line from West Wendover, Nevada, to Dinosaur, Colorado, where cannabis is legal both medicinally and recreationally, what would fill the space between the two towns? The answer...

April Skeem and Brooke Cowley who are both Weber State students put on the panel as part of a senior project. (Kelly Watkins / The Signpost)

How LGBT and LDS church members build bridges together

Sierra Hawkins April 12, 2019

It's no secret that there is tension between the LGBT community and members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. For people who are "gay and Mormon," this tension is not only an outside...

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Banning conversion therapy would have been a shock to Utah’s system. But it didn’t pass.

Daryn Steed March 18, 2019

On March 4, Utah was on the cusp of becoming the most conservative state to ban conversion therapy, the psuedoscientific programs designed to change a person's sexual orientation. HB 399, the legislation...

Sitake after a play. (Sarah Catan / The Signpost)

Mission over, but game on for LDS missionaries

Brandon May October 25, 2018

For many LDS missionaries, it’s not an easy decision to commit to a two-year ecclesiastical mission before playing college sports. The road back to Division I performance isn’t cut and dry. The...

Democrat Jenny Wilson making her first visit to Weber State (Harrison Epstein/The Signpost)

Democrat Jenny Wilson makes campaign stop at WSU

Harrison Epstein October 3, 2018

“Utah’s changing, and that’s what my candidacy represents,” U.S. Senate candidate Jenny Wilson said on Oct. 3 in a sit-down interview with The Signpost.Wilson is the Democratic...

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