Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1975-01-141
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Snow? Vol. 34 No. 23 Greeks lose houses in city zoning hassle Greeks of Weber State College are facing difficulties in maintaining their houses due to Ogden City zoning laws. The zoning laws in question state that not more than four unrelated individuals may live in a single dwelling unit. According to H. J. Orme of the Ogden zoning commission, there are infractions of the ordinance. Frat houses above Harrison Blvd. are in violation of or- First Stone comes back "It appears the First Stone, the creative arts supplement to the Signpost which was so popular last year, once again will be published at Weber State College," said Dave Midget, editor-in-chief. "We are asking studentbody and staff support in making First Stone a success. Anyone with short stories, poetry, photography or art work who would like their work published may submit it to the Signpost office any weekday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.," Midget stated. He added that some three dimensional works which can be reproduced through photography could be used. First Stone was not published autumn quarter because of the student magazine Cognito was to include it. However, because of difficulties with the magazine, the Signpost may again publish First Stone. Although no official approval has been given for the re-emergence of First Stone, Dave Midget, editor in chief, said that "it looks pretty good." Midget went to Executive Council and asked for an appropriation of almost $1,800 to print the publication this quarter. Council members told him that they did not feel that the decision on whether or not First Stone should be continued was theirs. They then asked for Midget to discuss the idea with the Media Board tomorrow for their approval before bringing the idea to them Deadline for submitting work is Jan. 31. Anyone connected with Weber State may submit work for consideration. First Stone will be published and distributed with the last Signpost of the quarter March 4. Tuesday, January 14, 1975 dinance R-l dealing with single family units while those below that street do not violate the ordinance.According to Wilkinson, two fraternities and two sororities have been forced to move because of these laws. La Dianaeda, Otyokwa, Sigma Alpha Epsilon and Sigma Nu have all given up their houses. Most of them were forced to give the houses up because of city pressure. Neighbor complains Wilkinson said the reason the city has been pressuring the frat houses is because of one neighbor who complains if anything bothers him. He said as far as his fraternity was concerned they get along with all the other neighbors except one. He said, "If all the neighbors complained, the fraternity would stop having large group functions at the house." Wilkinson said that Pi Kappa Alpha has fought it and fought it. They have now reached the point that the city must prove they are operating a frat house which would include taking pictures of the inside of the house. Pi Kap has a lawyer working with them in maintaining their right to the house. Need permit Beta Theta Pi is now renting ' v":": V-;; -:;'-ra ( . . ; - . - , " y J h ' X'V- W.'l r" ' ' " . ' - y : V. V Jit? : ? EQUIPMENT AVAILABLE for student use is pictured in the storage room. The sports equipment is loaned to students free of charge. It may be checked out at the information desk in the Union Building. (Photo by Steve Matlow) the house behind JB's Big Boy according to Wilkinson. He said this house is in a commercial zone which requires tney get a permit from the city to live in that house. Wilkinson said some of the sororities have rented apartments together in apartment complexes nearby. He gave Tau Theta Nu and LD as examples. Tau Theta Nu has rented apartments at East Ridge and LD has rented in the apartments "down by the hospital." There are plans for a Greek row, Wilkinson said. He added that in a few years there will be more alumni pushing the administration, along with undergraduates who want a Greek row. Wilkinson said when the row is built, it will serve to make the Greek system at WSC stronger and the zoning hassles would be taken care of. Students A little known service the Union Building provides for all Weber State College students is the loaning of recreational equipment. This" equipment, including Ogden, Utah 84403 y GIRLS PASS THE time in front of the Fine Arts Building. Thisbirds-eye-view was taken from the hall of the Union Building. The snow made standing around an unusual thing to do. (Photo by Dianne Sheldon ) rent equipment free softballs, basketballs, volleyballs, catchers gloves, camping equipment and tandem bicycles available for check out by any student or group of students. They may be checked A drier weather pattern with moderating temperatures is headed for Utah but there will be a chance of snow today. out free of charge for an unlimited length of time within reason. This equipment was purchased at the end of last spring quarter with studentbody funds. According to Farrell Shepard, director of the Union Building, very few students have asked to use this equipment. He said most of the equipment could be used better during the spring or summer rather than winter. He added however that it did not receive very much use during the fall which could be due to the fact that not too many people are aware that it is there and free for student use. Shepard said, "Like everything else in the Union Building, this equipment is for the whole studentbody. There are no favorite groups." The Union Building provides other services and activities for the students at WSC, including the Hobby Cellar, located in the basement for students desiring to work in arts and crafts. Assistance is always provided for those wishing it. The WSC Little Theater provides movies every week as another service of the Union Building. Many other services are provided.
|Title||Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1975-01-14, Vol. 34, No. 23|
|Creator||Weber State College|
|Contributors||Associated Students of Weber College; A generous grant from the Utah State Library and the Institute of Museum and Library Services.|
|Description||Weber's current student newspaper, the Signpost, first appeared on September 29, 1937. For two years prior to that time, campus news was disseminated via announcements posted on a bulletin board known as the "Signpost". As a result, the masthead of the first issue of the paper itself featured a rudimentary wooden sign with the title spelled out in rustic-looking letters. Over the years the paper has been published continuously, though the look, size and style has changed several times.|
|Subject||College student newspapers and periodicals; Weber State College|
|Publisher Digital||Stewart Library, Weber State University|
|Source||University Archives LD5893.W55 S5, Stewart Library, Weber State University|
|Rights Management||Public Domain. Courtesy of University Archives, Stewart Library, Weber State University.|