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Honor code creates a climate of paranoia

Honor code creates a climate of paranoia

Sierra Hawkins July 15, 2019

After I read that Emma Gee, a track and cross country runner at Brigham Young University, came out as bisexual, I was happy for her, but I still felt a sense of unease. When I interviewed Gee, she talked...

April Skeem and Brooke Cowley who are both Weber State students put on the panel as part of a senior project. (Kelly Watkins / The Signpost)

How LGBT and LDS church members build bridges together

Sierra Hawkins April 12, 2019

It's no secret that there is tension between the LGBT community and members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. For people who are "gay and Mormon," this tension is not only an outside...

Mitchell Aardema filling out a survey after testing the game Path of the Watcher. (Marissa Wolford / The Signpost) Photo credit: Marissa Wolford

No matter your major, you can create video games

Kainoa Nunez March 21, 2019

A flyer in Elizabeth Hall offered free pizza, like many events on campus, but this flyer also offered Weber State University students an opportunity not many get: the chance to test a video game.Erick...

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Banning conversion therapy would have been a shock to Utah’s system. But it didn’t pass.

Daryn Steed March 18, 2019

On March 4, Utah was on the cusp of becoming the most conservative state to ban conversion therapy, the psuedoscientific programs designed to change a person's sexual orientation. HB 399, the legislation...

I missed being able to dream

I missed being able to dream

Sierra Hawkins January 16, 2019

When people hear the word "abuse," oftentimes what comes to mind is physical abuse because it leaves physical evidence. And oftentimes, the narrative of physical abuse is portrayed between people in a...

Q&AA: Questions and asexual answers

Q&AA: Questions and asexual answers

Sierra Hawkins October 26, 2018

The day I realized I wasn’t straight is forever burned into my mind. It wasn’t because my parents yelled at me for being queer, or that the church I went to called me an abomination to god, or...

Computing English and communicating through code

Computing English and communicating through code

Sierra Hawkins February 15, 2018

The arts and sciences are thought to be opposed. It is a simple case of being either right-brained or left-brained, and people are meant to do one or the other. Disregarding the fact that the brain is...

The never-done-right diagnosis

The never-done-right diagnosis

Sierra Hawkins November 11, 2017

ADHD sucks, but it’s often treated as the disorder everyone and their kid brother has. When it’s on television, the actor portraying it often is jumping off the wall, he’s easily distracted,...

Weber State University students participate in an A-Spectrum panel discussion at Weber State University on Oct. 13. (Emily Crooks / The Signpost)

In with the A crowd: Asexual, agender, aromantic

Jeweliette Cordero October 13, 2016

Recognizing and understanding alternate identities: that is what the LGBT community aims to accomplish. In honor of the LGBT community and its history month, Weber State’s LGBT Resource Center hosted...

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