Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1966-05-061
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1 Hfttt pmr VOL. 25, NO. 28 OGDEN, UTAH May 6, 1966 Editorial tPJeber State FvQust The Signpost, on this election day, feels some questions should be asked concerning the itemizing and accounting of the budget. Today's winners in the Senate race will have a voice in the final approval of this budget There is considerable shouting about communication on this'campus; -butjvhyTJs -it that the.Signrjost appropriation was cut in haiLso-thafjiow more-tharr 60 percent of the Signpost has to be -advertising, because we eah't afford the space for copy? Why is it that the Scribulus, the school literary magazine, was cut out completely because it didn't have enough student appeal or importance and wasn't making enoyliiru2ney while at the same time the chejrJeaieTjielMroTthe classes, and the senate were appropriated $7, 766, including $4,000 in awards. Out of this money our student funds buy letter jackets and sweaters for the lettermen. Which is more important to an institution of higher learning sweaters for the lettermen or a literary magazine? We think the latter. Did you know that your student funds are used for sweaters for all of the student officers and for the Senate to have an annual Spring banquet? Well, they are. Again we ask which is more important a spring banquet for the Senate or a school literary magazine? It is inconceivable to us that Weber State could even consider dropping Scribulus. How can we claim to be a quality college without a literary outlet for the creative needs of our students? The quality of the magazine is irrelevant to this issue, just as the quality of the basketball or football team would be. Consider for one moment what you would say if you were asked by a student from another college if he could see your school magazine. "You don't have one?' After he laughed for an hour he'd probably say, "What kind of school is Weber State anyway? Even my high school had a literary magazine." Mrs. L. B. Carroll, Assistant Professor of English, summed up the significance of the controversy over budget appropria tions: "I hear much derisive talk High." Abolishing such activities popular activities, for instance, growth will be in the direction high school." The Signpost agrees. The Scribulus, some way, must be restored. Budget Net Organization' Appropriation Ucorn $ 3,800 Assemblies 600 tssoc Men Students 596 ssoc Women Students 900 Awards 4,000 BaW 2,100 Cheerleaders 1,650 Debate 3,000 Freshmen Class 200 International Relations Club . 150 Judicial 50 Junior Class 460 Choral-WS Singers - 500 Mens Intramurals 500 Opera 1,500 about WSC being "Harrison as Scribulus in favor of more is one way of assuring that of a bigger, better, and noisier 1966 - 67 Net Organization Appropriation Operating Oratorio Orchesis Orchestra Scribulus Senate Senior Class Signpost Sophomore Class Speech Rodeo Club Theatre Arts -' Womens Intramurals Vehicle Purchase Unalloted Revolving Funds 7,60Q - 550 100 600 ooc 300 ,795 X800 355 75 000 2,000 600 1,200 2,000 2,000 ROBERT L. SIMPSON To Deliver Address .D.S. Bishop Will Address Baccalaureate President William P. Miller announced last Saturday that Bishop Robert L. Simpson, first counselor in the presiding bishopric of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will deliver the baccalaureate sermon. The service will be held June 10 at 8 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center auditorium. Commencement exercises are slated for June 11 at 9 a.m. in the stadium. The baccalaureate service this year represents a break in tradition. In past years, the program was held on the Sunday preceeding commencement exercises. Bachelor degrees, Associate Titles, Certificates of Completion and Certificates of Proficiency will be awarded. Registrar Milton C. Mecham said approximately 550 students have applied for a bachelor degree. Society Announces Essay Contest Fifty dollars will be given for the best term paper submitted in a contest being sponsored by the Weber State College Scholastic Society. The competition is open to all upper-division students at WSC. The papers should be expository in nature, and written in the appropriate scholarly format. Current or recently completed term papers are suggested as being appropriate for the contest. The deadline for submitting papers is Monday, May 16th. Papers should be delivered to the Society's faculty advisor, Dr. Levi Peterson, in FA 406, who can also provide further details concerning the contest. The winner of the $50 will be announced at the May 26th meeting of the Scholastic Society. Juniors eligible to join the society will be especially invited to attend this meeting, and next years officers will also be elected. The WSC Scholastic Society has as its primary purpose the increased recognition of scholastic achievement on the campus. In addition to projects such as the above contest, the Society is interested in the College's correspondence with Phi Kappa Phi, a McMullin, Poulsen Triumph with Landslides; Final Elections Today Six persons were eliminated in last week's primary-special elections. The final runoff for class, AMS and AWS offices will be held today in the U.B. In the Senior Class vice-president race, John Stait was eliminated. Ray Fowers and Ryan Rees are opposing each other for the position. Dave Parkinson is unopposed for the class presidency. Nancy Wilson has no opposition for the secretary job. In the Senior senator contest, Peggy Heffernan, Robert Hunter, and Gaylen Jessen are running for the two spots. Opponents for the Junior Class president are Ron Johnson and Perry Perea. John Dodson was eliminated in the primaries. For Junior Class vice-president, Dean Hughes and Richard Creer are running. Claudia Turner qualified for the position as a write-in candidate. Linda Batchelder is unopposed for secretary. Junior senator candidates are Ron Parker, Ed Collins andDennis Heiner. The sophomore president race drew five candidates. Clark Walker and Mike Lowe gathered more votes than Bruce Dopp, Clark Van Ormen and Roger Peterson. Dennis DeDecker and Tom McMullin will oppose each other for the sophomore vice-president job. Jim Smout was defeated in the primary balloting. The sophomore secretary position; had four hopefuls. Nancy Taylor and Cheryle Taylor were placed on the final ballot. They outdrew Adrian Simonsen andAlen R. Burgess. Sophomore senator contestants are Cheryl Lorenc, Howard Col-lett, Doug Young and Richard Bowman. Lindsay Curtis and Art Jones are running for the AMS presi national honorary society. The response has been promising, and the Society anticipates the organization of a local chapter of Phi Kappa Phi within the year. Members of the Senior Scholastic Society ore, front row, I. to r: Marilyn Hartog and Carol Cole; bock row: Dave Nelson, Levi Peterson, Dale Stringham and Kay Schmidt. dency. Dick Neves and Gordon Poulsen are the vice-president candidates. Rodney Joe Grondel was eliminated. The AMS secretary position is open to Steve Young and Tom Welch. Marilyn Cottle was unopposed for AWS president. The AWS primary race saw Nancy Donaldson and Pat Mecham tie for one final berth. Marilyn Hards is the other contestant. Margaret Cottle was defeated in the primary elections. The AWS secretary opponents are Julie Knudson and Marian Poulter. Senate Ends Scrib Talk Scribulus, the Weber State literary magazine, was dealt a severe blow in its struggle for survival last week by the student Senate. In their weekly meeting on Thursday, the senators decided no further action should be taken on their previous decision to scuttle the magazine. No vote was taken on the matter, but the decision was reached by "general consensus." This means that the Senate, in essence, has "washed its hands" of the whole affair. However, the newly-elected Senate may restore funds for the magazine if they so decide. The senators elected today, though, cannot take office until next year. Therefore, current members of the Senate have turned the controversial issue of the (Continued on Page 3) This step will not only give added stature to WSC as a four-year institution, but will help to emphasize the role and importance of scholastic endeavor.
|Title||Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1966-05-06, Vol. 25, No. 28|
|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.|