Readers react: 6th grade dance sparks conversation on consent

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Should elementary-schoolers be required to dance with anyone who asks? Standard-Examiner readers chime in.


Ogden schools now considering 11 scenarios for closing, rebuilding elementaries

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Officials now have 11 proposals as they weigh next steps to improve district schools following the failure of a bond proposal last year.


Influential Weber State black activist recalls 40 years of changes in Utah

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Forrest Crawford came as a football player from Tulsa, Oklahoma, to Weber State in 1972. His legacy transcends the university and city limits.


Visually impaired first-grader a finalist in national art contest

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Bryson Chadwick, a student at the Ogden campus of Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind, is one of five finalists in the Happy Hands art competition sponsored by Deb Group.

Police & Fire

3 USU officials freed from civil liability in fraternity rape lawsuit

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A lawsuit alleging Utah State University looked the other way on reports of sexual abuse at fraternity houses remains alive in federal court, but a judge has granted immunity from liability to three officials who were named as defendants.


6th grade Valentine's dance raises issues of consent, empowering girls

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A West Haven parent was upset that her daughter was told she can’t say “no” to a boy at the Kanesville Elementary School dance.


Fremont High student wins $5,000 art scholarship

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Fremont High School senior Cooper Brown received a $5,000 college scholarship along with the honor of having his painting of a Ute Native-American girl hanging in the featured spot in a display at the Utah State Capitol.


Weber State president a finalist in Idaho State University's presidential search

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According to a news release sent by the university, 72 candidates applied to become Idaho State’s next president.


Search for new Weber State president could take a year; committee being formed

Weber State University Board of Trustees

Dave Buhler, Utah System of Higher Education commissioner, said Tuesday at a board of trustees meeting that the search for a new university president could take up to a year.


Readers React: Ogden School Board considering elementary school closures

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After a failed bond proposal, the Ogden School District may face the closure of Gramercy Elementary and others. Here’s what our readers had to say about it.

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