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Valentina Rodriguez posing for a photo with Senator Luz Escamilla.

Interview with Luz Escamilla: Minority leader of the Utah Senate

Nathanael Stout, Translator April 11, 2024

Original Spanish version written by Valentina Rodriguez and Tanner Scott Translated to English by Nathanael Stout This article, originally written in December 2023, has been edited for length. Luz...

Weber State offers free Continuing Education courses to community members. ( Photo credit: Weber State University

Community education course examines current polarization of society

Joshua Kamp March 31, 2021

Weber State University is offering a free Community Education course this spring to explore the pertinent question "Why Are We So Polarized?” The course began on March 15 and runs to April 29. The...

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...

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Just the facts: WSU prepares for debate

Cameron Gifford October 14, 2018

Oct. 17 marks a historic night for Weber State University; from 6 to 7 p.m., WSU will be hosting a live fact check event of the debate for Utah’s First Congressional District. Republican incumbent,...

Trump, taxes and tenure: the 45th POTUSs first year evaluated by WSU professors

Trump, taxes and tenure: the 45th POTUS’s first year evaluated by WSU professors

Ryan Marion February 16, 2018

President Donald Trump’s first year has been filled with several policies as well as controversies. Weber State University professors reflected on his effectiveness in achieving his campaign promises...

Weber State University Students gathered over lunch in the Shepherd Union ballrooms on November 15 to discuss solutions to climate change. (Pexels)

Let’s talk about climate change, but nicely

John Wise November 18, 2017
“A lot of times people listen to respond instead of to understand," said Erin Dominguez.

Real Women Run, Walker Institute encourage women in politics

January 16, 2014

On Wednesday the Walker Political Leadership Institute hosted Real Women Run, an organization dedicated to helping local women campaign for positions in government, in the Hurst Center for Lifelong Learning. The...

WSU student loses mayoral primary

August 27, 2013

  Joshua Hoggan has had a lot of news coverage lately, because the 18-year-old Weber State University freshman was a running candidate for Roy City mayor. However, he failed to make it through...

Two-generation family graduating together

March 27, 2012

Spring graduation 2012 at Weber State University is approaching, and the Marsh family of Roy said they are waiting anxiously for the prospective day. The family not only has one student participating in...

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