Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1976-02-06, 21
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): i t P I-isr I v. V j Weber State College ' Bogle will speak on blacks in film As a prelude to Black Emphasis Week, which will take place in the third week of February, Donald Bogle, a former staff writer for Ebony and author of a book on blacks in the movies will speak at this Thursday's convocation. Bogle's book, Toms, Coons, Mulattoes, Mammies and Bucks, won the Theatre Library Association Award for the best film book of the year of 1973. In the book, Bogle takes a look at the stereotypes black actors have been forced to portray. Student audiences at the University of Wisconsin and the University of Kentucky rated Bogle high as a speaker and especially noted his ability to capture the interest of the audience. Bogle graduated from Lincoln University and studied at Indiana University, Harvard and Columbia. He will speak in the Fine Arts Center Auditorium Thursday at noon. Weber: "little brother syndrome" At a meeting with faculty members last week, Ronald Halverson, a member of the Utah House of Representatives said that WSC is suffering from a "little brother syndrome."He said that the practice of increasing the budget by a percentage just increases the inequities of the past and that it will allow the budgetary inequities of the past to continue. Both Halverson and Senator Merrill Jenkins from Plain City noted that the salaries of most WSC employees are below those of other state employed people. The legislators explained the problems with the budget for higher education to the faculty at the same meeting that President Bishop announced changes in the set up of the administration. The money that was appropriated was to go toward higher education salaries and merit increases as well as funding for skill center north. Both men also discussed the new plan for governance of higher education which , involves the creation of a President's Student forum set On Wednesday and Thursday, representatives of student government will be available for student suggestions and complaints in the Union Building snack bar and in the west lobby. On Wed ., a table will be set up in the snack bar from 7 a .m . until 8 a.m. and on Thursday the table will be in the U.B. west lobby from noon until 1 p.m. ' According to Dave Forsey, of the student government review committee, the purpose of the committee is to give every student a chance to "voice complaints or suggestions and ideas about student government by addressing a question or stating an opinion. All comments will be tape recorded for future use by the committee and will be used in determining any reccomendations for change that the committee may present. Th ourpose of the student government review committee is to review f.c present form of student government and to determine if any structural changes need to be made. Dave Rich, coordinator of student government and Darnel Haney, dean of men, will be among those who will be available for comment'. Members of the student executive council will also be there. council to help determine policy. A dissatisfaction with the way that the old system worked was voiced by both Halverson and Jenkins. Halverson said that the committee on higher education is given insufficient information to determine budgets on by the board of regents. In the story about the administrative changes that were announced last week, the Signpost neglected to say that as well as some change in his financial duties, Dr. James Foulger, Vice President in charge of Academic Affairs will also take on some of the duties that had previously belonged to the administrative vice president. These new duties will include campus security, public safety, parking, and buildings and grounds. The only area of finances that Dr. Foulger will not be involved in will be the academic planning of budgets.
|Title||Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1976-02-06, 2, Vol. 35, No. 27|
|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.|