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WSU hosting full slate of Black History Month events

OGDEN — Black History Month 2024 is in full swing at Weber State University. The institution is celebrating the month with a number of special events putting a spotlight on the culture, experiences and contributions of African Americans. “As February unfolds, we honor and celebrate the ...

The Rosie Project is opening doors for military spouses at Hill AFB and beyond

OGDEN — Weber State University, Hill Air Force Base and Catalyst Campus have teamed up on a program that aims to get military spouses jobs within the Department of Defense. Given the constant movement that military families experience with changes of station, assignment and deployment, ...

Utah bill would make it easier to ban ‘sensitive materials’ in schools

In their continuing efforts to ban “pornographic” books and materials in schools and libraries, a Utah lawmaker and parent activists are advancing legislation to expand on a 2022 law that allows parents to challenge certain “sensitive” materials in schools. Rep. Ken Ivory, R-West ...

Remembering WSU’s Dean Hurst: ‘He was extraordinary’

OGDEN — A prominent figure in the history of Weber State University has passed away. Dean Hurst, a Weber College graduate whose efforts as a staff member and lifelong supporter of WSU remain tangible today, died Jan. 14, the university announced Tuesday. He was 97 years old. Hurst's ...

Utah lawmakers moving fast on DEI, transgender restrictions

Lawmakers are wasting no time prioritizing what will likely be two of the more controversial bills of the legislative session. On Wednesday, Equal Opportunity Initiatives, or HB261, is set to go in front of the House Education Committee. Sponsored by Rep. Katy Hall, R-South Ogden, in the ...