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Police presence is at the protest at Weber State Universitys Union Building on November. (Nikki Dorber/The Signpost)

Editorial: A stand against silence

Jennifer Greenlee November 8, 2021

The Signpost has been a silent observer of events over the last week, as is required by journalistic practice and fair reporting. However, the editorial board feels strongly about the issues that have...

Students participating in the sit in at the Shepherd Union on Nov. 4 Photo credit: Caitlyn Nichols

Calling out campus contention

Jennifer Greenlee November 8, 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....

WSU professors launch new podcast about racism

WSU professors launch new podcast about racism

Lissete Landaverde October 7, 2020

While it's never an easy conversation to have, it is important to talk about racism, which is what three Weber State University professors are doing with their new Wildcat Conversations: Racism podcast...


Let’s talk race

Daniel Ray October 12, 2017

When you think of those qualified to talk about racism and bigotry, you probably don’t picture a white man going to college in a state the U.S. Census Bureau says is 91 percent caucasian.Throw in...

Oprah Winfrey: a pioneer for black women

Oprah Winfrey: a pioneer for black women

Briana Whatcott July 25, 2017

Now, it’s not everyday a 13-year-old runs home to watch Oprah Winfrey. But growing up in Utah, I longed to see people who looked like me. I’ve never met Oprah, but she has had such an impact...

Allison Williams as Rose in a scene from the movie Get Out directed by Jordan Peele. (Source: Tribune News Service)

‘Get Out’ a Racist film?

Japheth Pleasant March 21, 2017

With debates about race and gender at the forefront of society, a stand-up comedian directed a horror film depicting the fears of the modern-day black man.The recently released film “Get Out,”...

Chetan Chandrashekhar, a University of Washington freshman who describes himself as a moderate Democrat, said he supports a mix of changes to Social Security, including raising the tax cap and the retirement age, an approach commonly cited by local millennials. (Erika Schutlz/The Seattle Times/MCT)

Under the protests, the generation war wages

Ashton Corsetti November 28, 2016

All prejudice is ridiculous in its nature, and generational resentment is one of the worst.Most forms of prejudice can be traced to an “accident of birth” in sex, ethnic background or even...

La academia tiene la intencion de duplicar la cantidad de minoridades representando a aquellos responsables para las nominaciones.  (Fuente: Tribune News Service)

Los blancos compiten por hombrecito dorado

Mac Walker January 30, 2016

Muchos consideran que el entretenimiento de Hollywood sinónimo de ideales progresistas. Pero, más recientemente, Hollywood ha sido expuesto, no sólo su pasado racista, pero también la falta de...

La academia tiene la intencion de duplicar la cantidad de minoridades representando a aquellos responsables para las nominaciones.  (Fuente: Tribune News Service)

White people compete for little gold man

Mac Walker January 28, 2016

Many consider Hollywood entertainment synonymous with progressive ideals. But, more recently, Hollywood has been exposed for not only their racist past, but also the lack of diversity found on the...

Simonson Says: The privilege of not having to see

November 25, 2012

Over the past few weeks, there seems to have been a recurring theme in my life — or at least in my lessons and readings. A couple weeks ago, we watched a video in my SOC 1010 class called "Tim Wise:...

Simonson Says: Disney's first Latina princess (is another white girl)

October 20, 2012

Next month, Disney's newest princess will make her TV debut. Sofia the First is a cartoon for children that will air on the Disney Channel and Disney Junior, according to the original announcement in The...

Simonson Says: Skin bleaching and other unnatural treatments

July 8, 2012

In a recent interview with the Daily Nation, Kenyan model Ajuma Nasenyana became the latest to speak out against skin-lightening cream. Nasenyana is well known for being outspoken against the skin-lightening...

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