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Police blotter Dec. 3

Joshua Kamp December 1, 2021

Suspicious strangersWSUPD received a report of a suspicious person on Nov. 30 around 8:45 p.m. Over the phone, a complainant explained that she left Lindquist Hall around 8 p.m. that night when she was...

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Who or what to blame: mass shootings and video games

Landin Griffith September 4, 2019

On Aug. 31, a 36-year-old man killed seven people and left 22 wounded in a “drive-by shooting spree” in Odessa, Texas, with an assault rifle-style weapon, which marks the third high-casualty...

Soybean growers were among the hardest hit from Chinese tariffs. (Cristina M. Fletes/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/TNS)

Do you know your news? Semester recap

Nic Muranaka December 6, 2018

1. Back on July 6, President Donald Trump levied a 25 percent tax on imported Chinese products, mostly machinery. China retaliated by levying tariffs of their own against imported American products,...

Change the channel on objectification

Change the channel on objectification

Tiana Pack November 10, 2018

In 1965, Congress passed the Federal Cigarette Labeling and Advertising Act, which required tobacco companies to issue a surgeon general’s warning on cigarette labels, stating that smoking may be...

Painted T-shirts addressing violence against women hang along a clothesline above the Union atrium. The shirts were made for The Clothesline Project, hosted by Weber State University’s Women’s Center. (The Signpost Archives)

More than just a shirt on a line

Alexa Nielson September 28, 2018

It's not just art: the Clothesline Project encourages survivors to decorate a shirt in a stand against violence. T-shirts created by survivors of violence, or in honor of someone who has experienced violence,...

Clark Aposhian responds to questions provided by Leah Murray regarding gun control and The Second Amendment. Photo credit: Chloe Walker

Interpreting the Second Amendment

Ryan Marion February 28, 2018

A discussion on interpreting the Second Amendment was held on Feb. 21 at Weber State University. Experts discussed both sides of the issue and answered questions from students.Professor Leah Murray led...

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...

Weber State University Police Department Chief Dane LeBlanc listens to Lillian Llanos in 2015, a WSU student at the time, and the importance of students safety from sexual violence. (The Signpost Archives)

Know your Title IX rights: Stay safe on campus

Ashton Corsetti April 2, 2017

  Sex discrimination and sexual violence are pressing issues on college campuses, but Weber State University has established resources for victims. Title IX of the 1972 Education Amendments...

Jeffrey Dean Morgan (left), as Negan, threatens characters in Season 7 of The Walking Dead. (Source: MovieStillsDB)

Does fictional violence influence real violence?

Chris Nichols November 13, 2016

“You are so going to regret crossing me in a few minutes,” said Negan, the newest antagonist to grace AMC’s program The Walking Dead. Negan made an entrance on the show in last April,...

New research from Dorothy Espelage, education psychologist, shows that college students who were bullied as children reported higher levels of depression, anxiety and PTSD. (Source: Tribune News Service) Photo credit: Tribune News Service

Science Weekly: Effects of bullying are long-lasting

Kellie Plumhof September 6, 2016

Children are often taught a simple rhyme to help them deal with bullying at school. “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.” Despite the reassurance of the rhyme,...

Weber State Students participate in a candle light vigil to remember transgender lives that have been lost. (Cydnee Green / The Signpost)

WSU Remembers Transgender Victims of Violence

Kerby Hansen December 2, 2015

Weber State University's Diversity and Inclusive Programs hosted a remembrance vigil for the Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) on Thursday in the Fireplace Lounge. During the vigil, names were...

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Michael Grennell November 2, 2015

Según el Departamento de Salud de Utah , más de 3.000 hombres, mujeres y niños entraron en refugios para escapar de la violencia doméstica en 2012. En Weber State University, el nuevo programa de...

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