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Participants in the Take Back the Night march on 25th Street in April 2018. Photo credit: Weber State University

A night of awareness

ezra striley-weinman April 4, 2022

Take Back The Night, an event held to bring more awareness to and end sexual violence, took place on April 1. April is also sexual assault awareness month, and Weber State University's Women's Center decided...

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Police blotter Oct. 8

Joshua Kamp October 6, 2021

Sexual assaultsA WSU officer was informed on Oct. 4 about a sex offense that had previously occurred. Looking into the case, the officer found that the victim does not want to pursue charges. The victim...

The Public Safety Department located at Weber State Universitys Ogden campus provides resources to aid in student safety while on campus. (Weber State University)

Self-defense and support on campus

Rebecca Baggett September 29, 2021

Weber State University provides several ways for students to learn self-defense and red flags for sexual assault and harassment, as well as offering [email protected], the campus violence prevention program.The...

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Police Blotter June 14

Joshua Kamp June 14, 2021

Meth inboundA Weber State University police officer responded to a drug violation at the Alumni Center on May 24. The individual was seen in a stairwell stripping wires and was suspected of using drugs....

Sexual harassment is widely unreported, but there are many resources available on WSU campuses that help survivors. Photo credit: Aubree Eckhardt

Finding help at WSU when you need it the most

Jennifer Greenlee April 21, 2021

In early March, the United Nations Women National Committee United Kingdom released a study with a startling statistic about sexual harassment: 97% of women between the ages of 18 and 24 have faced some...

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Police Blotter Feb. 5

Jennifer Greenlee February 3, 2021

Sexual AssaultA sexual assault was reported to police on Dec. 3, 2020. The assault happened while on a date a year prior, and campus security was notified through an online submission form. Hitting the...

The purple ribbon is used for domestic violence awareness, recognized in the month of October. Photo credit: Pixabay

Understanding how to support sexual misconduct survivors

Lissete Landaverde October 26, 2020

Weber State University’s Women’s Center held a presentation for faculty and staff about supporting survivors of sexual misconduct on Oct. 22 via Zoom.Sexual misconduct is not just sexual assault...

WSU President Brad Mortensen. (Marissa Wolford / The Signpost) Photo credit: Marissa Wolford

Just a bill on capitol hill

Jennifer Greenlee March 20, 2019

With the 2019 Utah Legislative Session having ended on March 14, it’s worth looking at which of the 844 bills will impact Weber State University. President Brad Mortensen hosted a summary of what...

Peeping Tom pleading not guilty

Peeping Tom pleading not guilty

Deborah Wilber February 27, 2019

The 36-year-old Weber State University student and registered sex offender has plead not guilty to eight counts of voyeurism. Between Dec. 12, 2018, and Dec. 19, 2018, Anthony Ray Sunford was captured...

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Poet laureate finds creativity in tragedy

Tori Waltz October 26, 2018

“What is the power of art to represent some of the worst things that can happen to us?” Paisley Rekdal, a University of Utah english professor and esteemed poet, asked the audience at a poetry...

The Walk of No Shame is supposed to be a protest against the dismissal and silencing of victims of sexual assault. (Hillary Reilly)

Survivors of sexual assault march to the capitol in protest

Hillary Reilly September 28, 2018

In downtown Salt Lake City, The Walk of No Shame, a march toward the state capitol in protest of the lack of justice for victims of sexual assault took over the streets on Sep. 22. During 2017, the #MeToo...

Statistics show that most victims of sexual assault know their attackers and that 85 to 90 percent of assaults are alcohol related. Sexual assault victims at Tinker can call 734-SARC, which is a 24-hour hotline. (Air Force photo illustration by Margo Wright)

Women’s Center confidentiality status furthers fight against sexual assault

Briana Whatcott September 15, 2017

The Women's Center's recent change to confidentiality status furthers the efforts of Weber State University to protect victims of sexual assault. Before this change, students who came to the Women’s...

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