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Simonson Says: Answers to your politely posed concerns about feminism

I’ve addressed the negative misconceptions about feminism in this column before, but that time, I mostly just looked at the fact that it is perceived negatively and suggested that maybe people just don’t understand what it is. Well, I’ve noticed some rather hostile posts on Facebook and across the Web lately that I’m sure are […]

Weber State University Wildcats traveled 2,500 miles to the Guatemalan city of San Pedro La Laguna, where students and faculty recently participated in a microfinance program benefiting Mayan women as part of a study-abroad class. Alicia Giralt, a foreign language professor at WSU, started the microfinance program five years ago. Giralt said she admires Muhammad […]

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Leaving behind a legacy that reaches far beyond what any firework show would do justice, Weber State University supporter and alumnus John A. Lindquist died in his sleep on Sunday. He was 93 years old. Lindquist was devoted to WSU and the Ogden community it served. He acted as a member of the WSU Board […]

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If you’re going to break the rules, don’t do it with thousands of people watching. This past week, the Texas Senate saw an attempt by Sen. Wendy Davis at a 13-hour filibuster to block an abortion bill that analysts said would likely close a large portion of Texas’ abortion clinics due to strict regulations. Although […]

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Sinhue Noriega takes a critical look at the education system of the United States in his book “If It’s Broken Don’t Fix It.” Noriega graduated from Weber State University in 2006 with an English teaching degree. “The book focuses on a few different topics, but the heart of the book is about the problem with what […]

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