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Elementary school students at the Utah State Capitol participate in  a mock congressional hearing.

A hands-on law-making experience

Alexandrea Bonilla November 10, 2021

The Utah House of Representatives hosted Utah elementary students through their Civic Engagement Program this fall. There were three installments of this program involving the Jordan School District, Provo...

National Guard protects Utah Capitol. (Sarah Earnshaw/ The Signpost) Photo credit: Sarah Earnshaw

Utah Capitol stayed quiet after presidential inauguration

Sarah Earnshaw January 27, 2021

When we got to the Utah State Capitol on Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 20, shortly after the inauguration of President Joe Biden, it was eerily quiet. Having gone to a Black Lives Matter protest in June of...

The door ways lead to the front steps of the capitol building, which is where the first steps of womens suffrage happened here in the state of Utah. (Israel Campa / The Signpost)

Weber State professor co-creates suffrage monument

Lissete Landaverde August 31, 2020

A new monument honoring women's suffrage, titled "A Path Forward," was unveiled at the Utah State Capitol building on Aug. 20.The monument commemorates the 100th anniversary of women gaining the right...

McQueen watches as speakers express their admiration for him, and gratitude for his work. (Joshua Wineholt / The Signpost)

Honoring 100 years of jazz

Landin Griffith February 14, 2019

Jazz musician Joe McQueen celebrated his pre-100th birthday at the Utah State Capitol building on Feb. 7. Friends and family at the celebration honored McQueen for his lifelong devotion to preserving a...

Human rights activists held flags in support during the march. (Kelly Watkins / The Signpost) Photo credit: Kelly Watkins

Championing change, enacting equality

Danya Gil January 20, 2019

Women and allies rallied to raise awareness, embrace diversity and empower future generations during Utah’s third annual Women’s March on Jan. 19 at the Utah State Capitol. As women’s...

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