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Shou Zi Chew, CEO of TikTok, testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee at the Dirksen Senate Office Building on January 31, 2024 in Washington, DC.

The clock’s ticking on TikTok

Ashley Murray, Utah News Dispatch March 14, 2024

WASHINGTON — Citing major national security concerns, the U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a bill that effectively bans TikTok unless the company splits from its Chinese owner ByteDance...

A reporter from the Standard Examiner asking the candidates a question for his story.

District One congressional debate held at Weber State

Brisa Odenthal, Reporter October 13, 2022

Republican Rep. Blake Moore and Democratic candidate Rick Jones came to Weber State University on Oct. 10 to debate. This was part of their campaigns for the District 1 House of Representatives seat for...

Nathan Chen wins gold in the 2022 Olympics. Photo credit: MGN

Do you know your news? Feb. 15

Alexandrea Bonilla February 14, 2022

1. Nathan Chen became the second American man to win a gold medal in men’s figure skating in several years. Exactly how many years has it been since the last gold medal was won by Evan Lysacek?A....

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...

Local activism led to the repeal of last years controversial tax bill, which would have increased state tax on food. (Photo by Alexander Mils on Unsplash)

Controversial Utah tax bill repealed

Caitlyn Nichols January 30, 2020

The Utah Legislature voted to repeal a controversial tax bill on the second day of the Utah Legislative Session after a petition against the bill received 152,000 signatures. The tax change bill, which...

Look upon my work, ye lowly, and despair

Look upon my work, ye lowly, and despair

Cole Eckhardt February 28, 2019

The wall has never been about national security. Trump’s drivel about Syrian suicide bombers infiltrating America via Tijuana aside, every step toward its construction has been evidence to the contrary. During...

U.S. Rep. Mia Love (R-Utah), speaks to participants gathered for the 44th Annual March For Life on Jan. 27, 2017, at the base of the Washington Monument in Washington, D.C. (Cheriss May/NurPhoto/Zuma Press/TNS)

Love waits for no man, but votes do

Nic Muranaka November 15, 2018

Since Nov. 6, U.S. Rep. Mia Love has trailed Democratic challenger Ben McAdams narrowly, often by less than one percent, in an extremely close race. On Nov. 14, Love sued to halt the vote counting, trailing...

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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,...

Democrat Jenny Wilson making her first visit to Weber State (Harrison Epstein/The Signpost)

Democrat Jenny Wilson makes campaign stop at WSU

Harrison Epstein October 4, 2018

“Utah’s changing, and that’s what my candidacy represents,” U.S. Senate candidate Jenny Wilson said on Oct. 3 in a sit-down interview with The Signpost.Wilson is the Democratic...

Ivanka Trump and her husband, Jared Kushner, attend a news conference at the White House on March 17, 2017, in Washington, D.C. (Michael Kappeler/DPA/ZUma Press/TNS)

Do you know your news: July 25

Ashton Corsetti July 25, 2017

1. Which member of the Trump administration resigned last week?a) Attorney General Jeff Sessionsb) Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conwayc) Press Secretary Sean Spicer2. Which member of the Trump...

Researchers have found an emotional response in the brain that is triggered when peoples political beliefs are challenged. (Graphic by Maddy Van Orman / The Signpost)

Science Weekly: Political beliefs bound in brain physiology

Kellie Plumhof January 24, 2017

After a polarizing election year, and a less-than-peaceful transition of power, it is becoming increasingly apparent that political beliefs are tied to emotions.Neuroscientists from the Brain and Creativity...

Mindy Finn and presidential hopeful Evan McMullin take photographs with audience members following a campaign speech at Weber State Universitys Shepherd Union Ballroom on Oct. 27. (Emily Crooks / The Signpost)

McMullin campaign promises “a new era” in politics

Ashton Corsetti October 30, 2016

  Independent presidential candidate Evan McMullin said Oct. 28 that “The Republican party, along with the Democratic party, has become bound to the past … in ways that are detrimental...

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