Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1978-10-241
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by Beverly Taggart Controversary between members of the Dee Events Center Policy Board surfaced last Thursday when students and administrators clashed over the kinds of groups who could perform there. United Concerts in Salt Lake City contacted the college a few weeks ago wanting to book Black Sabbath, a rock group to perform in the center. Director of Auxiliary Services Robert Ladd said he turned down United Concerts because they wanted an answer immediately over the telephone. ASWSC Cultural Affairs Vice Volume 39 Number 8 THE ADMIMSTRATIO.WS involvement in student concerts at the Oasis in Space "Oasis in space", a multimedia lecutre produced "especially for college audiences" by Jacques & Phillippe Cousteau will be presented by Bill Macdonald, Cousteau Society diver-photographer at this weeks convocation. The convocation is scheduled for Thursday at noon in the Val A. Browning Center Main Auditorium. Scott Applonie, Cultural Vice t:--slf'' ' V X;- . -'W . :.m i -f-:ir-.--&- i" .... w . ...... ........ I -c yy .---.v! ...... . """-OV; , - f. 'V J ' Km i Administration President Scott Applonie, said the students didn't have a choice in the matter, that the administration had already determined who could and could not perform. Early in the meeting, Dee Events Center Director Dale Gardner, said the Johnny Cash concert lost over $6,000, and the college was going to have to do something in order to make the center self-supporting. Applonie remarked the loss from the Captain and Tennille concert was between $500 and $1,500. Ladd suggested the way for the center to make money was to have more church related ac Dee Events Center may be questionable. WTio is to decide what President ASWSC said that the convocation will be preceeded by a showing of Cousteau Society films on Wednesday in the U.B. theater from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Political -"- JL forum Weber County two and four years commission candidates will be given a chance to speak to WSC students today at noon in the U.B. little theater. Candidates are : Four year commissioner race; Roberts F. Carver, Democrat, Boyd K. - - u says no Black Sabbath tivities. He said the name Black Sabbath turned him off. "My main concern," noted Ladd, "would be the facility damage to the center if we booked the group." Rex Leetham said the group was not "devil worshipers," it was only a hype to draw a crowd. "If you want to make money," he said, "you have to have groups like that." Applonie said the students would support concerts like that and Leetham noted the show was not an objectionable one. Gardner noted over a period of time, the college would bring something in that would appeal to October 24, 1978 groups pe rform and what ones don't Storey, Republican. Two year commissioner race; Bob Bowen, Republican, Ron Sescons, Democrat, and Robert A. Eldard, Independant candidate. Vet news Anchor rfont nf 1 Another grant of $77,085 has been received by the Office of Veteran's Affairs at Weber State College from the U.S. Office of Education to help support the veterans' program at WSC. Marvin J. Peterson, assistant dean for veterans affairs at WSC, said the money is to be used for such things as counseling, encouraging veterans to make use of their educational entitlement, providing outreach and placement services, etc. Peterson said he and his staff carry on an extensive campaign of telephone calls, personal visits and advertisements in the media to remind veterans of what is available to them. The WSC Veterans Office received the first grant in the series in 1974 and the one this year marks the sixth in the series. the whole community. Ladd remarked that the committee had to protect Weber State College. "We can't bring in something bad," he said. "The community would look down on us and it would destroy our reputation." Leetham noted Black Sabbath could make money. Ladd remarked that money is not the number one priority. "Is it really what the students want?" he asked. "Is Henry Mancini really what the students want?" Leetham replied. "We have to have a happy balance." Student Body President Greg Garfield said the committee couldn't leave it to the students on who to book at the center, that they had to look at the whole community. Garfield noted they had to use the center according to the wants and needs of the community. Applonie asked who was to have the final say on who comes to the center. Street festival will replace -coming parade by Linda Ferguson Staff Reporter A street festival on Washington Blvd. will replace the traditional Homecoming parade this year. Homecoming plans for next week are now being finalized, said Layton Smith, homecoming committee chairman. "Puttin' on the Ritz" is the theme of this year's homecoming, with emphasis on the twenties time period. Main events of homecoming week include Chitiri Arpi, a concert by four Russian harpists; Feline Follies, the alumni production; a film festival; a jazz stomp; fire works; a street festival downtown; the football game; and a dinner-Jance to close out the proceedings. The New York Harp Ensemble will present a concert in the Browning Center main auditorium. Ticket sales for the harp concert begin Oct. 23. The price for WSC faculty, staff and students is $2 with I.D. Card. Tickets can be obtained at the Eccles Community Art Center, ZCMI, and the Administration Building cashier. Feline Follies, the traditional alumni variety show, is scheduled for Nov. 2 at 8 p.m. in the Browning Center. "The show is extremely clever and vaudeville all the way," said Smith. "It features such songs as "Me and My Shadow," "Rollerskate Rag," and the extravaganza showstopper that stops all shows, "The Closing Curtain." Admission fee for Feline Follies is $1.50. Proceeds will go to the Primary Children's Hospital. A Valentino Film Festival will Gardner said, "If I feel il fits the mission of the college, then I can make a decision immediately, yes or no. The committee can also make decisions in determining who can or cannol appear in the Dee EventsCenter." Inside Today's Signpost Sports p. 10-12 Editorials p. 4 Faculty Survey p. 9 German TV p. 5 run several times Nov. 3. Movies featuring Rudolph Valentino will be shown starting at 8 a.m. and again at 7 p.m. Films will be shown in the UB theater and are free to students. Later that day a jazz stomp in the ballroom at 8 p.m. will be held. Lasting all night, the music will be presented in a disco fashion. The stomp is free to students. Fireworks will be shown at 9: 30 p.m. on Nov. 3 at the Lindquist Plaza. Smith said, "The fireworks show will be quite large with a lot of pizzazz." The street festival held on Washington Blvd. will replace the traditional parade. This open house will feature all the different departments of WSC and what they do. "For example," Smith explained, "the technical education department plans to bring a semi-engine down and take it apart." The festival will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Nov. 4. At 10:30 a.m., an entourage of old cars from the Twenties will drive around with President Brady, the homecoming queen and other dignitaries. At various times mock shootouts, featuring molls and gangsters, will occur. Smith says many, other surprizes are planned for that morning. The traditional alumni banquet will be held at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 4 in the union building. A jazz pianist will entertain during dinner. A dance following the dinner will be held in the ballroom. It will start at 9 p.m. Tickets for the dinner and dance cost $4.75 and $1.50 for the dance alone. Reservations must be made for the dinner by Nov. 1 by calling 626-6567. The public is invited.
|Title||Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1978-10-24, Vol. 39, No. 8|
|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.|