Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1978-04-111
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SU(EtMFIW2 r Volume 38, INumber 44 4 Vaudeville revival Weber State College will be presenting "The Mr. Fingers Show," starring Irv Weiner, as part of Thursday's convocation. The one-man show, which is currently touring throughout the nation at colleges and universities, brings back the fascinating skills of the past greats or old vaudville, Weiner, who graduated and then taught at Chavez College in Los Angeles (the only accredited slight of hand college in the world) is a recognized master of the art. As Mr. Fingers, Weiner has been a speaker and entertainer for a number of years. Last year, he framed and developed the present one-man show aimed at the college audience. "The students have never seen this style performer", he says. "I have probed back into the most unique acts of early vaudeville; Houdini, Thurston, Malini and Cardini, all great sleight-of-handsters and showmen. In my own way I try to bring the students back to that time and they all seem to love it." There is a special feature in Weiner's performance. Weeks before his appearance, he mails a sealed package to the Dean, or someone entrusted by the Dean, to be zealously guarded until show time.. . .. . ...... ........ - ...... When this package is opened on stage it's found to contain a factory-sealed tin can. Mr. Fingers promiseds that inside the can is his written prediction of the present day's news headlines, etc. Yet this can has been in the possession of a prominent college official for weeks. The convocation will be held at noon in the U.B. Ballroom. There is no admission charge. "? - f M. TIIK Ml!. r INGKKS SHOW starring convocation guest. 'Hie show will be noon. " -'f Yt v f 1 A , Irv Wcincr will he this Thursday s presented in the L.1J. Ballroom at Weber State College - Ogden, Utah Roger Huntsalong, student chairman of the WSC American Indian Week, said the public is invited to participate with approximately 100 Indian students attending WSC, as they celebrate this week. The events begin Monday with a fry bread sale in the foyer of the WSC Union building, a movie in the Union Building, and a daylong display of Indian arts and crafts in the Union building lobbies. Arts and crafts items are expected from the Intermountain School in Brigham City, from several reservations and from Salt Lake City. The arts and crafts displays and sales will continue through the week in the Union Building. The fry bread sale will continue through the week in the Union R ed Cross Blood seeks interested donors The National Red Cross is conducting their regular Blood Drive at Weber State College, today, in the Union Building. During the first two hours yesterday, about 30 pints were donated. All interested donors must give Red Cross workers information concerning general health, weight, and personal items such as name address, and so on. The donor then fills out a complete history to ensure protection against unwanted antibodies or diseases in the blood. According to Bea Sherfy, Ogden's Director of the Drive, "That's a benefit of the volunteer system because volunteers will tell the truth. If a person is getting paid for it, all he wants is the money." She added that in the past individuals such as alcoholics have donated and passed on hepatitis. A hemoglobin count is taken before donating to make sure the person has enough iron in the blood. Red Cross workers then take a pint of blood and send it to the Intermountain Regional Center in Salt Lake City to be run through 11 blood typing tests. According to donors in- Inside today : Kdilorials I'g. 4 Vi H.klT Story Pg " Free concert I'g. 9 SMrts Igs. 10-12 WSC salutes the American Indian Building foyer. A highlight Tuesday will be folk singer Nekumi, who will sing from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., also in the Union foyer. The Indian dress feature begins Wednesday for Indian students and friends, and will continue through the week. Wednesday's activities also include entertainment from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the U.B. provided by the Intermountain School and a fry bread contest. The person who prepares the best fry bread will earn a prize. The terviewed yesterday, the part that hurts most is getting a finger pricked for the hemoglobin count. Everyone giving blood is rewarded for the bravery with cookies and punch while relaxing afterward. Blood may be donated again after eight weeks. "This is the one worthwhile activity at this campus," said Darnel Haney, Assistant Dean of Students at Weber State College. Giving blood to the American Red Cross helps protect your family. By donating one pint of blood, any member of your immediate family may receive blood, free anywhere in the world where the Red Cross can be AWS election results By a margin of four votes Diane Leatham was elected president of the Associated Women Students (AWS) of Weber State College for the 1978-79 year Friday. Leatham obtained 97 votes to defeat Cindy Belnap, who got 93. Leatham and two other elected officers will be introduced Tuesday during a noon luncheon at the WSC Union Building Skyroom restaurant. Leatham succeeds Susan Williams. Others elected were: Margaret Hamer, who polled 91 votes, was elected vice president. She won over Nancy Hornsby, with 68 and Suzette Blue, who collected 34. Debi Jensen was elected secretary. 93 votes were cast for her, and 89 votes for Nancy Browning. Both female and male students voted as they did last year under provisions of Title IX that permits both sexes to vote, said Toni Weight, assistant dean of student affairs. April 11, 1978 j contest is open to the public. A $1 entry fee will be charged. Saturday features a rendezvous of teepees, probably on the quadrangle west of the WSC Administration building, a "feast" including moose or elk meat, barbecued beans and stew, and other specialities. A pow wow will be held from 5 to 11 p.m. in the area of the old gym. Indian groups are expected from Fort Hall, Fort Duchesne, and the Intermountain School at Brigham City to offer singing and other entertainment. drive reached, for a period of one year! according to Haney. If you give blood to a hospital, you don't get the benfit of getting protection, he said and blood costs about $50 a pint. "If one needs to get blood out of the bank, he can call me and give the name of the patient's doctor, the hospital, the number of pints needed and the name of the patient," Haney said. "I've been disturbed because many of our faculty members don't get involved," he added. The Blood Drive continues today from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in U.B. 347. For more information, contact ASWSC or Darnel Haney at extension 173.
|Title||Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1978-04-11, Vol. 38, No. 44|
|Creator||Weber State College|
|Contributors||Associated Students of Weber College|
|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.|