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“Man up”: a conversation about toxic masculinity

Kierstynn King January 25, 2020

When Kay Walker was young, their household was fraught with toxic masculinity. They were told not to cry, and punished if they did.Now the Stop the Hate chair for Diversity and Unity, Walker gave a talk...

Kay Walker speaks at a Stop The Hate event in the Center for Diversity and Unity on WSUs main campus. (Robert Lewis / The Signpost)

How children view the world through TV

Sharon Valverde Vargas November 14, 2019

Weber State University students likely grew up watching shows like “Sesame Street,” “The Powerpuff Girls,” “Courage the Cowardly Dog” and “Mister Rogers’...

Even when society  wont do anything, awareness to the problems of acceptance to sex work can help (Israel Campa / The Signpost)

The gray world of sex work

Francisco Ruiz October 11, 2019

Kay Walker, the Stop the Hate chair of the WSUSA Diversity and Unity Board, wants Weber students to understand the complexities of sex work. While conservative groups and sensibilities may advocate for...

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Spreading love to stop the hate

Tiana Pack October 26, 2018

Stop the Hate, an event series hosted by the Center for Diversity and Unity, aims to increase public awareness on a variety of issues. These events are created to foster inclusivity and challenge destructive...

Cheyenne Liang, intern for Weber State Universitys counseling center, and Daniel Gibbons, Stop the Hate chair, stand beside the board of self-love sticky notes in the Shepherd Union. (Juliana Palacio / The Signpost)

Spreading self-love and awareness on body shaming one sticky note at a time

Juliana Palacio February 17, 2017

The Diversity Team celebrated Valentine's Day with activities that encouraged self-love and conveyed awareness about shaming on Feb. 14. A booth was organized by David Gibbons, the Stop the Hate chair...

Cristina García, Cuban-born American journalist and novelist, to speak at Wildcat Theater on Sept 26. (Source: S L O W K I N G / Wikimedia Commons)

Cristina García discusses roots and culture as Hurst Artist in Residence

Rosa Arambula September 25, 2016

As part of their panel series Stop the Hate, Weber State University’s Center for Diversity & Unity will have award-winning and Cuban-born American journalist and novelist Cristina García...

Dr. Theresa Key noted that just because someone is skinny doesnt mean they are healthy. (Gabe Cerritos / The Signpost)

Panel analzyes the realities of obesity

Kylie Coats December 17, 2015

A panel that covered the realities of obesity and health was held last Thursday at Weber State University. The Reality of Obesity panel was run by the diversity and unity branch of WSUSA in the...

Panel takes critical look at Middle Eastern bias

November 23, 2014

The Center for Diversity and Unity hosted a discussion called "Stop the Hate: American Bias of the Middle East Culture" on Wednesday in the Shepherd Union.  The Stop the Hate program was put in place...

Sneak peak at WSU Center for Diversity and Unity

October 13, 2014

In light of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Hispanic Heritage Month, the Weber State Center for Diversity and Unity has their work cut out for them. Dedicated to...

Center for Diversity and Unity sheds light on misconceptions

September 25, 2014

With a simple presentation and a panel of guest speakers, the WSU Center for Diversity and Unity shed light on common misconceptions Wednesday during their “Stop the Hate: Silent Sounds and Guiding Eyes”...

Tunnel of Oppression raises awareness about bullying

March 19, 2013

Three short films were shown focusing on different forms of oppression and bullying for the Tunnel of Oppression event Tuesday. The Center for Diversity and Unity put together the “Tunnel of Oppression”...

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