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Viewpoint: An argument against arguments

What is the point of argument? Colin Powell, the American military leader and former Secretary of Defense, once said the following: “Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers, who can cut through argument, debate and doubt, to offer a solution everyone can understand.” In an argument, opponents try to belittle each other. They sling stones […]

WSU hoping for public transit expansion

Commuting to and from Weber State University might get easier with potential expansions in public transportation in the Ogden and WSU communities. Utah Transit Authority employees met with the WSU Environmental Issues Committee to discuss the various expansions, most imminently the integration of an express bus between the Ogden Transit Center and WSU. “We think […]

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A panel of five people spoke about the effect their tattoos have in their workplaces and their lives on Thursday. “Tattoos in the Workplace,” one of many Taboo Talks hosted by the Center for Diversity and Unity, addressed questions about tattoos in the workplace, within families and in Utah’s religious population. One of the participants, […]

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WSU offers full A&E array each week

Every week does not appear as full as every other on the Telitha Lindquist Arts and Humanities calendar, yet a closer look at all arts and entertainment events available through Weber State University reveals there is often more than enough to take in during any given week or weekend.   Music WSU’s Bonneville Chamber Music […]

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Welcome to another “exciting” installment of “Misguided Muse,” where I ask the age-old question “what if?” and attach it to a seemingly generalized art form in an attempt to exploit the hidden nuances as to why those generalized definitions have the potential to be torn to pieces. The question this time is “what is poetry?” […]

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“The Magic Flute” to open at WSU

Though the Weber State University Music Department performs opera scenes each semester, full-blown operas are sufficiently labor-intensive that they are only performed every two years. This year, WSU will offer “Die Zauberflote (The Magic Flute),” with Karen Brookens as vocalist director and Michael Palumbo rounding out his retirement semester directing the WSU Chamber Orchestra for […]

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