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Human rights activists held flags in support during the march. (The Signpost Archives)

Telling the stories of her

Coby Crisler March 13, 2022

Weber State University's Women's Herstory Month, led by Weber State's Women's Center, began on March 1. Throughout the month there are many activities and events planned that all centered on empowering...

Celebrating valiant women

Celebrating valiant women

Kierstynn King March 24, 2021

A moment for someone to reflect, create a conversation, have their day brightened and recognize inspiration is what the education and empowerment assistants at the Women’s Center hope students experience...

Women in STEM; contributions to Weber State and the world

Women in STEM; contributions to Weber State and the world

Lucas Moore March 1, 2021

The United Nations recognized Feb. 11 as International Day of Women and Girls in Science. This includes the achievements women make in our society today in careers related to science, technology, engineering...

Do you know your news? March 2

Do you know your news? March 2

Joshua Kamp March 1, 2021

1. The CDC gave the green light to a third COVID-19 vaccine on Feb. 28, produced by what company? a. Moderna b. Johnson & Johnson c. Merck d. Bayer 2. Former President Trump returned...

S.U.R.F.s fight for feminism

S.U.R.F.’s fight for feminism

Sharon Valverde Vargas March 13, 2020

In celebration of Women’s History Month, SURF (Student's United for Reproductive Freedom) hosted their “We Should All Be Feminist” event with the purpose of bringing people together to...

Smith asked for volunteers from the audience to demonstrate how trafficking works within a relationship. (Kelly Watkins / The Signpost)

Human trafficking hits close to home

Danya Gil March 29, 2019

The youngest human trafficking victim in Utah is 9 years old. While many do not want to believe these things occur in their backyard, human trafficking is not exclusive to third world countries.Allison...

Left to right: Stacy Palen, Dee Fawcett, Jeong Hinton, Amy Crosbie, discussing obstacles they had to overcome. Photo credit: Alyson Johnson

Women speak on shattering expectations and rising to success

Hollie Webster March 23, 2018

Weber State University celebrated women’s history month by hosting a panel of four women, all leading successful careers in fields usually dominated by men, with the help from the women's center...

Mary Jackson (Janelle Monae, left), Katherine Johnson (Taraji P. Henson) and Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) in a scene from the movie Hidden Figures directed by Theodore Melfi. (Source: Tribune News Service)

Katherine Johnson: genius, leader and inspiration.

Jasmine Pittman March 14, 2017

Many women have broken barriers all over the world. Each time I learn of a female pioneer or powerhouse, I’m reminded that I can be just like them; any of us can, honestly. We’re that amazing. Katherine...

Dr. Maya Angelou speaks with Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton in Wait Chapel at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, on Friday, April 18, 2008. (Source: Tribune News Service)

The virtue of courage personified: Maya Angelou

Samantha Bunderson March 14, 2017

“You may write me down in history With your bitter, twisted lies, You may trod me in the very dirt, But still, like dust, I’ll rise.” This is the first stanza of Maya Angelou’s famous...

Free popcorn is handed out at Weber State Universitys LUNAFEST short film screenings at Wildcat Theater on March 3. Donations received went to programs such as Safe@Weber. (Emily Crooks / The Signpost)

Lunafest funds women’s non-profits

Jeweliette Cordero March 14, 2017

Weber State’s second annual Lunafest, a short-film festival and fundraiser sponsored by Luna Bars, highlighted women's issues in everyday life. In honor of Women’s History month, Lunafest is...

Margaret Hamilton was the lead software developer for the Apollo Mission, at a time where software engineering was considered an inferior science. (Source: Draper Laboratory / Wikimedia Commons)

Paving the way to the moon: Lead on sister

Leah Higginbotham March 14, 2017

The 1930’s were not, as one can imagine, rife with social progression in the way of women’s rights. While the Great Depression made it difficult for anyone to become gainfully employed, it...

Mary Robinson works with health worker Nadhifa Ibrahim Mohamed in Somalia in 2011. Robinson, Irelands first female president, speaks at Weber State University on March 17. (Source: Wikimedia Commons / Photo by Jennifer OGorman)

Women’s History Month Activities on Weber State Campus

Japheth Pleasant March 14, 2017

Three decades ago, Congress proclaimed that March would be the month to celebrate the contributions and achievements of American women in history, designating this month as Women's History Month. “Women's...

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