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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...

Murder mysteries are a great way to spend a quiet fall afternoon. Photo credit: Rebecca Gonzales

Practically perfect plot holes

Breanna Hart November 3, 2021

Halloween has come and gone, but that doesn't mean murder mystery books aren't in season still. Fall and winter are the perfect seasons to read murder mystery books, but you might want to think twice about...

The 24th Annual Utah Humanities Book Fair encourages participants to unplug from technology and immerse into literature instead. Photo credit: Alex Guzman

Take a look inside the book festival

Raymond Lucas September 22, 2021

In a world where technology dominates free time, the 24th Annual Utah Humanities Book Festival encourages their participants to unplug and soak up the benefits of literature. The festival kicked off on...

A planner can be crucial to staying organized this semester. (Source:

Getting ahead and staying ahead: What matters most

Kellie Plumhof January 11, 2016

The beginning of spring semester, the year can invoke any number of feelings for students who are abandoning their warm, cozy beds and endless hours of Netflix for a heavy stack of books and packed-to-the-brim...

Well-known Civil War artist to show work in Ogden

September 24, 2015

When most people do research, it ends up in a paper. Mort Kunstler's research, however, is poured into his artwork, and the artist known for his paintings of the Civil War will be showing that work...

Sprucing up summer reading

June 12, 2015

Summer reading is the best time for some people to catch up on popular titles. They peruse book stores and libraries to pick up those books that they’ve been meaning to read, like Divergent, Unbroken,...

Four thought-provoking books for spring

March 23, 2015

It is not the books we read and go on with life that we remember. It is the books we read and keep contemplating that stick with us  for life. I have often found myself having a hard time coming back...

Cheap Weekly: Traveling on the cheap through fiction

March 2, 2015

It’s a well-established fact that college students are strapped for time. Between classes, work, homework and that magical yet elusive thing called a social life, leisure time can be hard to come...

5 ways reading can change your life

February 22, 2015

The 19th Annual Storytelling Festival kicks off this week at Weber State University. In honor of the event, here are five reasons why reading can benefit your life. 1. Reading can help prevent Alzheimer’s...

Davis campus offers tips on taking tests

September 15, 2014

Tests. Most students regard the inevitable exams and quizzes with a long face, but that could be because they’re not using the best test-taking techniques. Laurie Huntington kicked off a Test-Taking...

Julie Roberts releases new book 'That's Not a Toilet!'

June 30, 2014

Julie Roberts recently published a novel titled “That's Not a Toilet!”, containing roommate stories. The stories come from Roberts' own experiences as well as accounts she has heard over the years. “When...

Finding adventure in books

June 14, 2014

College semesters are usually chaotic, filled with homework, jobs, social events and family obligations. By the time we get a break, we're too burned out to enjoy the adventures we've been waiting for...

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