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Students, staff and faculty at Weber State University listen as Dr. Myisha Cherry, assistant professor of philosphy at the University of California, gives a lecture. Photo credit: Nikki Dorber

Rage against racism

Makayla Geddes November 17, 2021

Myisha Cherry highlighted rage, the way it affects anti-racism efforts and how it can be used productively to further a purpose, in a lecture on Nov. 11 at Weber State University.Cherry is an assistant...

University President Brad Mortensen updates students on university progress toward making WSU a better campus for all students, staff and faculty at the Nov. 12 meeting. Photo credit: Jennifer Greenlee

The complications of campus climate

Jennifer Greenlee November 15, 2021

A protest rattled the Weber State campus a little more than a week ago when students of color discovered they had not been informed of white supremacist propaganda that had been taped on campus days before....

Police presence is at the protest at Weber State Universitys Union Building on November. (Nikki Dorber/The Signpost)

Editorial: A stand against silence

Jennifer Greenlee November 8, 2021

The Signpost has been a silent observer of events over the last week, as is required by journalistic practice and fair reporting. However, the editorial board feels strongly about the issues that have...

Students participating in the sit in at the Shepherd Union on Nov. 4 Photo credit: Caitlyn Nichols

Calling out campus contention

Jennifer Greenlee November 8, 2021

Protestors set up in the Shepherd Union on the morning of Nov. 4 in response to the white supremacist posters put up in at least the Shepherd Union and the Student Services building on the morning of Nov....

University President Brad Mortensen and Executive Director of Marketing and Communication John Kowalewski Photo credit: Marisa Nelson

Conversing toward a change in campus climate

Jennifer Greenlee November 5, 2021

Following the protest on Nov. 4, University President Brad Mortensen scheduled an impromptu meeting on Nov. 5 in the Diversity and Inclusion Center with protestors and campus diversity leaders and advocates....

Students holding signs during the protest at the Shepherd Union on Nov. 4. Photo credit: Caitlyn Nichols

Protesting for campus change

Jennifer Greenlee November 4, 2021

Protestors set up in the Shepherd Union on the morning of Nov. 4 in response to the white supremacist posters put up in at least the Shepherd Union and the Student Services building on the morning of Nov....

Peaceful protestors gather June 6, 2020, to stand together for the Black Lives Matter movement. Photo credit: Sarah Earnshaw

Inclusion can only be acquired through true improvement

Raymond Lucas April 21, 2021

In this country, each state has a reputation that may or may not be fair, but Utah is viewed as a seat of racism, and it’s up to the Beehive state to change that. On Feb. 5, Emily Anderson of the...

On Feb 25, 2021, University of Utah professor William Smith gave a presentation to Weber State on the education of Black History and why it is needed in society today. (ISRAEL CAMPA/The Signpost)

A discussion of scientific racism and racial battle fatigue

Kierstynn King March 1, 2021

University of Utah professor William Smith posed two questions during his virtual speech on Black History Month on Feb. 23: "Why do we need Black History Month?" and "Why do we need Black history?" The...

Weber State senior Hailey Burton brought this poster to her sit-in protesting the posters (Harrison Epstein/The Signpost)

The latest case of race disgrace at WSU

Harrison Epstein April 10, 2019

White supremacists? At my university? It’s likelier than you might think. On March 30, students discovered flyers and stickers displaying a white nationalist group’s logo posted in various...

Ron Stallworth, a well known infiltrator of the Ku Klux Klan and subject of recent Spike Lee movie, spoke to a packed out WSU audience. (Kelly Watkins / The Signpost)

The man behind the black klansman

Danya Gil February 8, 2019

From the beginning, Ron Stallworth wanted to work undercover; he didn't like uniforms. He got his wish when he became part of a long-term infiltration of a chapter of the Ku Klux Klan. Wearing joggers,...

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