Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1965-11-051
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1 I r Vol. 25 - No. 7 Forensies Sweepstake trophy from the Brigham Young University Junior Varsity forensic tourney was being placed on the shelves at Weber State College today. Weber State won the top prize in competition with teams from colleges and universities in Utah, Arizona, and Idaho. It was an encouraging first intercollegiate competition experience for Robert Mukai, Weber State's new debate coach. He succeeds Dr. Leland H. Monson. Weber placed first in the tourney with 48 points. College of Eastern Utah, Price, was second, with 33 points, and University of Utah was third, with 25 points. The contests were restricted to freshmen and sophomore students. Weber's top winning was in the debating division, in which more than 100 teams participated. Weber's team, composed of Mary Clarke and Kathy Burke, placed second in debate. They are daughters of two of Weber's professors, Dr. Robert A. Clarke, dean of faculty, and Dr. Caseel D. Burke, chairman of the division of Education. Pat Jensen, Weber State, won the extemporaneous division, in competition with some 100 others. She is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin J. Jensen of 4035 Fowler, South Ogden. Weber's other two high placers were Randolph Scott and Kathy Jackson, both freshmen, who placed second and third, respectively, in oratory. Their parents are Mr. and Mrs. Eileen Farrell Study in Europe Now College students interested In study in Europe during the winter, spring and summer terms are invited to apply now for Michigan State University programs beginning in 1966. Offered by the American Language and Education Center (AMLEC) of MSU's Continuing Education Service, informal and economical programs are scheduled for Paris, France; Lausanne and Neuchatel, Switzerland; Florence, Italy; Cologne, Germany, and Barcelona and Madrid, Spain. Winter programs start Jan. 10, and the spring programs, April 18, with the exception of the Madrid course which begins April 11. The deadline for winter term applications is December 10, and for spring term, March 18. Details for the summer credit and informal courses will be available soon. ?tn f mliBS Top tOnrs Preston Scott, of 1775 Gregory Dr., Layton, and Mr. and Mrs. Glen H. Jackson of 4011 South Midland Dr., Roy. Mr. Mukai, a native Ogdenite and former University of Utah faculty member, was given the post of debate coach this school year due to the growing activity in the department. Dr. Monson, who had been Weber's debate coach for more than 30 years, remains as chairman of the Humanities Division, alongwith other assignments. Eileen Farrell to Appear With U. Symphony Eileen Farrell "the greatest dramatic soprano now before the public" will appear with the Utah Symphony Friday, November 12. Mrs. Farrell has enchanted world wide audiences in every musical medium. Her unparalleled vocal splendors have marked her from the beginning as a''once-in-a-lifetime" prima donna. Mrs. Farrell's concerts have taken her all over the world. She inaugurated the new Congress Hall in Berlin, where she sang a program in German and English. She has also sung with the London Symphony Orchestra in London's Albert Hall. Mrs. Farrell is known for her amazing vocal versatality which covers the complete range from Bach to Puccini and from Debussy to Wagner. The program for the Symphony will open with the overature "Oberon" by Weber. "Oberon" is a brilliant fairy tale opera which has "a tilting sweep." Mrs. Farrell will then sing an area from "Oberon" entitled "Ocean Thou Mighty Monster." She will also sing an aria from Beethoven's opera "Fidelio" along with three arias from Verdi's opera. Tchaikowsky's Suite from the ballet "Swan Lake is next on the symphonies program. Five sections will be played. They are "Scene", "Waltz", "Dance of the Swans", "Scene," and "Hungarian Dance." "La Traviata" from Verdi's overature along with "Salome, Dance of the Seven Veils" will conclude the evening. Available The programs will feature classes in conversation, composition, grammar and reading. Participants will also visit points of historic and geographic interest, which become the topics of lectures and seminar-type discussions covering cultural, political, social and economic institutions of the country in which they are residing. To promote the use of the foreign language and to provide them with opportunities to better understand their European contemporaries, American participants will attend classes and share living accomo-datons with students from many countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Denmark, Sweden, Switzerland and Great Britain. A descriptive brochure and application forms can be obtained by contacting AMLEC, 58-A Kellogg Center, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Mich. Weber State College, Ogden, Utah y " ) t A "r tc . i t H 3 . Ik " if httmmiMMtt.M't. aMTIHtift lttJT W minim i r. "Xiimi' in . A Actor Victor Jory to Assort Showbiz Nonsense Victor Jory, a professional actor taking a leading part Victor Jory, a professional actor in theater and movies for more than 40 years, will appear on the Weber State College Lecture and Concert series Friday, at 8 p.m., Fine Arts Center. Title of his talk is, "Radio, Films and TV, and Assorted Nonsense."While here Mr. Jory will be Fellowship Aid Granted Announcement of a $2,000 Fellowship, to be granted by the Rocky Mountain Region of the Soroptimist Federation of the Americas, Ind., has been sent to all accredited colleges and universities in the region, according to Leona Condie president of the Ogden club. The Fellowship Fund was established in 1948 and awards have been made each biennium, beginning in 1950. It is available to any woman resident or graduate from an accredited college or nursing school in the states of Colorado, Idaho, Utah, Wyoming, and that portion of Western Nebraska included in the Rocky Mountain Region. This Fellowship is for the purpose of encouraging qualified and worthy women to continue their graduate study in accepted academic fields in which there is need for leadership. She must be registered or accepted for graduate study in any accredited institution where a high standard of advanced study is offered in her chosen field. The Fellowship committee will rate the applications which will then be submitted to the Regional Board for confirmation of the winner and the alternate. Applications and credentials must be in the hands of the Chairman of the Fellowship Committee by January 15, 1966. The award will be presented to the winner at the Rocky Mountain Regional Conference to be held in Burley, Idaho, in April 19G6. taking a leading part in the Rocky Mountain Theater Conference which Weber State is hosting this week, Thursday through Saturday. Tickets to the lecture may, be bought at the door starting at 7:15 p.m. the night of the program, said Daniel L. Martino, series chairman. No season tickets are being sold this year. In addition to his performances in motion pictures and on the stage, Mr. Jory is a world traveler and a political speaker. He has visited 38 countries. Mr. Jory's acting career started in the Pasadena Playhouse. He has been seen in 123 motion pictures, more than 150 plays, has been on more than 900 radio shows, and has directed many pictures and stage productions. Best known of his television productions is "Man Hunt," his own show, which has been running more than 100 weeks. A frequent visitor to Utah, Mr. Jory has played leading roles in many stock company productions seen in Salt Lake City. In addition to his lecture Friday night, he will talk before Rocky Mountain Theater conferees Friday at 2 p.m. In the Fine Arts auditorium, on his theater experiences. The public is invited to attend. ?: ) VI I November 5, 1965 Cellar Theatre Excitement Still at High The sounds and excitement of opening the new Cellar Theater have hardly died down as Weber State College finds itself in the midst of opening its second theater of the year. The Little Theater, a 13-row hall that will be the home for all of Weber's future plays, standard stage will receive its first patrons this month. Cellar Theater will present the theater-in-the-round productions. "Pere le Temps", described by its director as an imaginative and unusual comedy drama will be the first in the new hall. Play dates are- Nov. 19, 20, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27 at 8 p.m. The play was written by Merle Keith Gibson, a member of the theater staff of the University of Utah, and was first performed last year by the U. of U. Theater. "The play is a vigorous, highly theatrical satire on human nature and human values. It promises to be both entertaining and enlightening for its audience," said director Todd. Mr. Todd designed the production. Judy Sorensen is assistant to the director and Nancy Cheney is lighting director. M-s. Ferron Nebeker is costume mistress."To work with the playwright is an opportunity virtually enjoyed only by Broadway directors," Mr. Todd said. Thus, he said, the cast can enjoy more freedom in creating their roles because they are not bound by the image of the professional actors who have performed tne parts. Director Todd's all-student cast includes William Higley and Robert L. Britt who together at Weber State have appeared in more than 30 roles. Mr. Higley plays the part of Pere le Temps, a French term meaning Father Time, and Mr. Britt is cast as Reginald, two of the key roles of the show. With them is Renetta Felt,- leading femme in last year's smash musical hit at Weber, "My Fair Lady". Also on the distaff side are Ann Thomas and Ann Anderson, two of the reigning campus beauties. Other cast members include Janet Hinchcliff, a senior in elementary education; David Barber, a senior class theater arts major; Stanley Wolf, a junior class theater major; Larry West and Ray Meyers, both freshmen students. Sophomores to Organize Council Sophs The Sophomore class officers are planning ' to organize a Sophomore Council composed of Sophomores who are interested in becoming active in the school functions. The council will help plan the Orchid Ball and the other events sponsored by the Sophomore class. If you feel that you would like to become a member of the council, contact Perry Perea at 393-6414 for further information. Also all Sophomores should be aware of the fact that as a class we are in competition with the other three classes for the best representation in the yearbook. So have your free yearbook picture taken in room T128 as soon as possible.
|Title||Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1965-11-05, Vol. 25, No. 7|
|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.|