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Stan Lee and Jack Kirby were long time collaborators of Marvel Comics. Photo credit: Coby Crisler

The Black history of Marvel Comics

Coby Crisler February 14, 2022

Stan Lee, widely regarded as a comic book revolutionary, found inspiration from many sources and went on to create gods and heroes of all types. Specifically, Lee looked at the society of his time, taking...

Adrienne Andrews, AVP for Diversity & Chief Diversity Officer at Weber State University, offers a brief introduction for Ruth Kapp Hartz on April 8. (Brooklynn Kilgore/The Signpost) Photo credit: Brooklynn Kilgore

The Holocaust through the eyes of a survivor

Lissete Landaverde April 12, 2021

Ruth Kapp Hartz, a Holocaust survivor, was the keynote speaker for Weber State University's Holocaust Remembrance Week on April 8. The theme for this year's Holocaust Remembrance is "be the light in the...

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Bad in the backyard: Japanese in America during WWII

Alexa Nielson October 18, 2018

When Americans talk about WWII, they don’t often refer to the Japanese-American incarceration camps that spanned the country in the aftermath of Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941. These camps, created...

Tim Gray, World War II documentarian attends for an interview at Weber State University.( Mustafa Alshilati/ the signpost)

Documentarian resurfaces story of WWII battleship

Deborah Wilber April 6, 2018

The history of the USS Utah (BB-31) — informally known as "The Forgotten Ship" — may soon be brought out of the waters of history.A film by documentarian Tim Gray will tell the stories of the...

The Crime of Complicity: The Bystander in the Holocaust is a book by Amos N. Guiora. It shares the stories of those who were bystanders of Jews taken during the Holocaust. (Abby Van Ess / The Signpost)

Holocaust expert calls bystanders to action

Samantha Bunderson April 9, 2017

During the annual Holocaust Commemoration, which took place April 3–7, Weber State University honored victims whose human rights have been grossly violated. The event focused on educating students...

The history of Veterans Day

November 11, 2014

Gratitude and honor. That’s how many pay tribute to military personnel on Veterans Day. Although we are more accustomed to popular celebrations such as Halloween and Christmas, holidays like Veterans...

Preserving a legacy

October 8, 2011

Over half a century after attending what was once known as Weber College, James and Joan Hurst will be crowned as Weber State University’s homecoming king and queen on October 13thby WSU Salutes. According...

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