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The good, the bad and the banned: Book censorship

The good, the bad and the banned: Book censorship

Lexie Andrew, Asst. culture editor November 3, 2022

The tradition of banning and challenging books is once again gaining traction. Richard Price, an associate professor of political science at Weber State University, held an event on Oct. 26 in the Honors...

Sign at the Rainbow Letters Exhibit asking those who attend to write a note to their younger self. (Sara Staker/The Signpost)

Adding to queer history

Hunter Lindsey, Reporter October 6, 2022

Weber State University’s Special Collections department is providing a voice to the LGBTQ community in Weber and Davis counties. “The Queering the Archives initiative is to gather first-hand stories...

Rainbow Letters Exhibit wall displaying different colored index cards written by attendees about their experience being a member of the LGBTQ community.

Letters of hope: A look into queer experiences

Hunter Lindsey, Reporter September 15, 2022

The Rainbow Letters Exhibit is newly-featured on the first floor of the Stewart Library and will be displayed for the entirety of fall semester. “Rainbow Letters is an exhibit of LGBTQ community responses...

A sign at the library on Ogden campus for The Rainbow Letters Exhibit, reminding people that, your heart and soul feel better when you live your truth. (Sara Staker/The Signpost)

Un Arcoíris de letras: La búsqueda en los archivos

Marianna Lopez Luritta and Hunter Lindsey September 15, 2022

La exposición " Cartas Arcoíris " está recién presentada en el primer piso de la Biblioteca Stewart y estará expuesta durante todo el semestre de otoño. "Cartas Arcoíris” es una exposición...

Students were hands-on with this event, which was held to physically show their pronoun journeys so far. The cork boards created will be placed on the walls of the bridge between the Shepherd Union and Student Services buildings throughout the month of March.

Tackling controversial topics

Tim Costello February 18, 2022

A recent Gallup poll showed that more U.S. adults identify as LGBTQ now than at any time in the past decade. The same upward trend has been seen at Weber State University.The Shepherd Union houses the...

The Professional Devaluation Scale showcases the rate at which different disadvantaged groups are devalued, or harrassed, in professional workplaces. Photo credit: Lexie Andrew

Un desequilibrio en el STEM

Andres Rodriguez January 31, 2022

El campo STEM es un campo muy necesario, pero lleno de desigualdades. A menudo, cuando las personas piensan en este campo, solo piensan en los hombres blancos heterosexuales que constituyen la mayoría...

Eric Cech presents a graph breaking down the percentage of different racial and ethnic groups who have a bachelors degree, a doctorate degree and those who are employed. Photo credit: Lexie Andrew

An imbalance in STEM

Lexie Andrew January 31, 2022

Confronting topics of diversity and equality in the STEM field, Erin Cech, an associate professor of sociology and mechanical engineering departments at the University of Michigan, held a lecture over...

An online petition went up online on Nov. 12 advocating for an LGBTQ senate position on Weber State University’s Student Association. Photo credit: Weber State University

Petitioning for more diverse leadership

Lissete Landaverde November 17, 2021

An online petition went live on Nov. 12 advocating for an LGBTQ senate position on Weber State University's Student Association. The petition was posted on social media and was sent to professors to share...

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....

Students holding signs during the protest at the Shepherd Union on Nov. 4. Photo credit: Caitlyn Nichols

Protesting for campus change

Jennifer Greenlee November 4, 2021

Protestors set up in the Shepherd Union on the morning of Nov. 4 in response to the white supremacist posters put up in at least the Shepherd Union and the Student Services building on the morning of Nov....

The Monarch Building in Downtown Ogden hosts the Vida, Muerte, Justicia art exhibit.  (Nikki Dorber/The Signpost) Photo credit: Nikki Dorber

Ogden on display

Makayla Geddes November 3, 2021

Ogden is full of different opportunities to get involved in the arts. Whether it be music, galleries, performances, street art or zines, there is a place for everyone to enjoy the creativity and ingenuity...

A commuter train in Tokyo experienced a horrific crime this past week. 17 people were injured on Oct. 31 Photo credit: Unsplash

Do you know your news? Nov. 2

Joshua Kamp November 1, 2021

1. Southwest Airlines reported it is conducting an internal investigation into a pilot who allegedly used a Republican dog whistle that equates to swearing at President Joe Biden over an intercom on...

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