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News Quiz 4/2

Gretel Monjar, Section Editor April 2, 2024

QUESTIONS: 1. Who posted “The Church of the Holy Alphabet has yet to claim Dec. 25. Will that be next?” after the annual Transgender Day of Visibility fell on Easter Sunday? A. Gov. Spencer Cox B....

2022 Midterm election results

2022 Midterm election results

Alexandrea Bonilla, Managing Editor November 10, 2022

The 2022 midterm election is winding down and the results are slowly trickling in. All four Republican incumbents are expected to keep their seats while Republican Mike Lee is winning a close battle against...

The now Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell voted to acquit Trump in the second impeachment trial, putting our democracy at risk. Photo credit: Aubree Eckhardt

Loyalty over democracy: the cowardice of the Republican Party

Rebecca Gonzales February 24, 2021

"However [political parties] may now and then answer popular ends,” George Washington said in his farewell address, given Sept. 17, 1796, “they are likely in the course of time and things to...

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks on June 2, 2017, during a briefing in the Brady Briefing Room at the White House in Washington D.C. (Molly Riley/Sipa USA/TNS)

Do you know your news? July 9

Nic Muranaka July 9, 2018

1. On July 6, President Donald Trump levied a 25 percent tax on imported Chinese products, mostly machinery. China retaliated by levying tariffs of their own against imported American products. What did...

Activista de inmigración Antonio Campos habló fuera de la Corte Suprema de los Estados Unidos el 18 de abril de 2016 en Washington, D.C. (Keith Lane/McClatchy/TNS)

La Corte Suprema revisa DACA y DAPA

Ezekiel Lee April 20, 2016

El lunes la Corte Suprema escuchó los primeros argumentos de United States v. Texas, una causa judicial que afectará algunos cuatro millones de inmigrantes. El caso se trata de D.A.C.A. y D.A.P.A., dos...

Community members crowded into the  WSU Davis ballroom for “Meet the Candidates Night” hosted by the Walker Institute of Politics and Public Service. (Christina Huerta/The Signpost)

Davis Campus swarmed by candidates and voters

Michael Grennell March 31, 2016

The Weber State University Davis Campus was packed with potential voters on March 30, as the Olene S. Walker Institute hosted a "Candidates Night" to allow those running for office to meet with the community.Almost...

U.S. Senator Mike Lee came to speak to students, faculty, and community members about his ideals and why he should be re-elected Wednesday afternoon. (Abby Van Ess / The Signpost)

WSU provides pizza encouraging political participation

Emmaline Davenport March 24, 2016

Besides the alliterating when placed together, the words pizza and politics have nothing to do with one another and are rarely heard in the same sentence.One comes in a cardboard box, is slathered in cheese...

Viewpoint: Mike Lee has done it again

February 18, 2014

Those unfamiliar with Utah politics are still familiar with the cliche that ignorance is bliss. The most blissful aspect of that ignorance comes from lack of exposure to intense conservative dogma. The...

Count My Vote generates debate on campus

February 13, 2014

A debate broke out during an event at the Hurst Center for Lifelong Learning on Weber State University's campus on Tuesday. Sponsored by the Olene S. Walker Institute of Politics and Public Service,...

Student loan interest rate now 6.8 percent

July 8, 2013

Federal Stafford Loan (student loan) interest rates rose to 6.8 percent July 1, because the U.S. Senate was unable to come to an agreement on a bill passed by the House of Representatives, making Congress...

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