Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1979-02-231
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i CZ". r "J? ,r,ti p----- """""' r i Volume 39 i umber"? Weber State College Ogden, Utah February 23. 1979' Aerobics author speaks at Thursday convocation "Can you afford not to exercise?"Author of two best selling books Aerobics and The New Aerobics, and co-author of a third, Aerobics for Women, Dr. Kenneth H. Cooper will address this topic in a noon-hour convocation Thursday March 1. Dr. Cooper will speak in the Browning Center Auditorium on Aerobics and how the listeners may start a program of their own. Cooper is a former Lt. Colonel in the Air Force Medical Corps and a Senior Flight Surgeon. The Aerobics Way, Coopers latest book presents the newest data on Aerobics accumulated over eight years of research at the Aerobics Center in Dallas, ASWSC schedules video tapes Video Awareness Week, sponsored by the ASWSC Convocations Committee, starts Monday. Four video tapes will be shown during the week as part of the event. Scott Applonie, cultural vice president, said, "This is actually a trial program. If there is enough student interest, it could be expanded and used as an addition to the current convocations program." Council reviews budget, out of state tuition waivers With strong pressures on the budgetary stringency, each school and department at Weber State College is being asked to justify its outlay, Dr. Rodney H. Brady, WSC president, told the Institutional Council Wednesday at its regular meeting. The WSC president said he wants school and department heads to take a careful look at zero-base budgeting and review Inside Today Editorials I Sf torts I'fr. 6, 7 Iciturc ''. ." Texas. Cooper's books have sold over 7 million copies and have been translated into 18 foreign languages, as well as braille. The exercise program developed by Dr. Cooper has been featured in practically every major magazine and is the basis for the conditioning programs for .many professional football teams and a number of NCAA colleges. Dr. Coopers Aerobics Program is used in over 200 schools throughout the country as their basic physical education program. The Aerobics Program is the official fitness program for both the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Air Force. He is devoting a great deal of his time in an attempt to change next week The four programs are in the fields of sports, concerts, lectures, and comedy. "Featured tapes," Appoline stated, "will be 'Super Skiers,' ' Loggins and Messina,' 'Orson Welles,' and 'May the Farce be with You.' " These video tapes will be shown in the Union Building Alain Lobby from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily. Appplonie encouraged all students to take advantage of the free shows. carefully the need for each expenditure.He said apparently WSC will "do all right" with the current, legislature, at least to the extent of getting enough "to carry on a good program." He said he is worried about the prospect of getting only a 6 per cent cost of living increase for faculty salaries when President Carter's guideline is 7 per cent and the inflation rate is being figured by various sources at around 8 or 9 per cent. In substance, he said, he is going to have to ask his employees to "do a better job for less pay." Increases in the out of state tuition waiver quota for WSC will make it possible to attract more students with talents in such areas as forensics, drama, the health habits of fellow Americans through his research, speeches throughout the country, and practicing what he preaches in hopes of improving the following statistics: One million people die yearly from cardiovascular and blood vessel disease; 55 per cent of all people who die in this country each year die of heart and blood vessel diseases; 87 million Americans (one half of our population) are suffering from one or more chronic ailments or diseases and three out of ten of these are under 45 years of age; 27 million Americans are suffering from heart disease with 14 million of these diagnosed and 13 million undiagnosed. Dr. Cooper believes we received the "legacy of a medical system which provides too much care too late." He is determined to do something about it. Cooper has lectured in every state in the U.S. as well as several foreign countries. In 1975 he spoke to over 240,000 people in Maracana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, as part of the Billy Graham Crusade. Considered by many to be the leading advocate of physical fitness in America today, he will continue to remind individuals across the world that "Aerobics may not only add life to your years, but years to your life." music, general scholarship and athletics, he said. Before the legislature is a proposed schedule which would increase the number of such waivers available to WSC from its present 30 to 135. Spring registration opens Reigstration for spring quarter opens Tuesday for Juniors and Seniors, and Wednesday for Sophomores. Freshmen, students with less that 45 credit hours as of the beginning of winter quarter, will register according to the letter of their surname: H-L 1 p.m. Feb. 28 T Y i i i - I v - , y l)K. KKWKTH COOPKrS. aerobics inentor. will speak al the convocation Thursday al noon in llic al A. Krownint; (icntcr Main Auditorium. His topic w ill he "(lan you afford not to exercise''" Final candidates set for election Final candidates for a student government offices were announced yesterday as a result of primary elections held Tuesday and Wednesday. Bryan Steele and Alan Bybee were selected as finalists for the presidental race. Steele received 156 votes and Bybee , 129. Chosen as public relations vice president candidates for the final elections were Chris Malan, with 196 votes, and Lucinda Schuft, with 151 votes. Mike Arave and C. B. Fronberg M-N 8 a.m. March 1 O-R 9 a.m. March 1 A-B 10 a.m. ' March 1 C-D 11 a.m. March 1 E-G noon March 1 S-T 1 p.m. March 1 U-Z 2 p.m. March 1 Registration will close at 3 p.m. each day. Early registration will continue got the most votes for student services vice president. Arave received 167 ballots; Fronberg, 82. Voter turnout was extremely low, with only a total of 420 ballots cast. Final elections will be held Feb. 28 and March 1. Poll times are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Polling booths will be located in the Union and Social Science Buildings and in the Science Center. March 2 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. No course cards will be distributed again until regular registration on March 20 Students registering for evening classes only may sign up Wednesday and Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. each evening. Day course cards will not be available during evening registrations.
|Title||Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1979-02-23, Vol. 39, No. 34|
|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.|