Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1967-01-271
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at mtwt ol. 26 No. 12 OGDEN, UTAH January 27, 1967 V ) C. i.-". V Wi America's most popular campus attraction, the'Lettermen" will appear for a one-night concert at Weber State on Feb. 8. Tickets art on sale at the Union Building main desk each day. Lettermen Will Perform Feb. 8 Ticket sales for the February performance of the "Lettermen" reached the half-way mark this week with sales representative Dennis Heiner reporting all $2 seating sold. $1.50 seats are still available. The concert is scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 8 in the audi- Debate Tournament Two Weeks Away All classes, except those inLife and Physical Science Divisions, will be dismissed at 9:45 a.m. Feb. 10 to make room for the 34th annual high school forensic tournament.The tourney, world's largest, is expected to draw more than 1,200 high school students from four western states - - Utah, Idaho, Wyoming and Montana. Dr. Leland S. Monson, chairman Humanities Division, said all available office and classroom space will be used during the two-day event Feb. 10 and 11. WSC students who will be released from classes are invited to attend the annual Snow Carnival at Snow Basin Feb. 10. The day's activities will include ski competition, fefreshments and now sculpture. Monson said, in addition to the students, about 300 coaches and judges will participate in the speech meet. Student will compete in debate, oratory and extemporaneous speaking. Monson, who founded the event in 1933, will serve as chairman, with E. Carl Green, professor of English, as vice chairman. torium of the Fine Arts Center. Curtain time is 8 p.m. with a dance in the Union Building to follow their performance. Individual members of the "Lettermen," are Tony Butala, Bob Engemann and Jim Pike. All are former students of Brigham Young University. Television appearances for the folk-singing trio include "The Ed Sullivan Show," "Johnny Carson Show," "Steve Allen Show" and "Red Skelton Comedy Hour." As recording artists for Capitol Record, the "Lettermen" havere-coreded two national hits, "Give Said the Little Stream" and "Winter Love." Tickets for their one-night performance at Weber State College are on sale daily at the Union Building main desk. The Lettermen are appearing at a cost of $2,200, plus expenses. Sponsor of their performance is the associated students of Weber State College. Deadline Set For Ski Races All sororities and fraternities planning to participate in the intramural races during "Snow Carnival" must submit names of their team members to the studentbody officers by Feb. 3. Studentbody President Jack B. Suttlemyre said four people will comprise a team, with two gatekeeper needed for each team entry. The slalom will be held Friday Feb. 9 at Snow Basin, with all classes except the physical science at 10 a.m. for the racing event. Union Building Policy Board Okehs $2.5 Million Addition The Union Building Policy Board was shown final plans for the $2.5 million U.B. addition at its second meeting of the year held Tuesday.J. Farrell Shepherd, Union Director, said bids will be opened in March and the addition should be completed by fall, 1968. Student officers- studied the final sketches and approved them with suggestioos for minor revisions.Chief among student suggestions was the addition of a "gay ninety" lounge and soda fountain. Jack Suttlemyre, board chairman, said if the idea is adopted, the fountain will be open during afternoon and evening hours. A combo would entertain students during leisure hours. Shepherd noted the new addition wincontain a small theatre, student offices, lounge, snack bar, meeting rooms, union administrative offices, and an arts and crafts area. In other business, the board considered adoption of a policy which would ban commercial displays and soliciting by private businesses In the union building. Suttlenvre appointed a three member committee to study the matter and draft a proposal for the board. Jerry Nebeker made a motion the television be moved to the U.B. reading room to alleviate congestion and noise in the lounge. Shepherd agree the present student facilities are inadequate and crowded. However, he noted to move the television would leave no reading area for students. The motion was defeated. Suttlemyre said another meeting ACP First Class Yearbook Receives Honor The Weber State yearbook has received a first class national honor rating. Bob Hunter, Editor, said the award for the 1966 Acorn was announced this week by the Associated Press of Minneapolis, Minn. It is the second first-class rating given to the publication since 1941. An identical award was present to the college for the 1965 Acorn. In addition, Hunter said recently the 1965 edition has been featured in a volume published to serve as a guide for yearbook staff members throughout the nation. Author of the guide, C.J. Med-lin, a prominent university publications critic, said, "Ideas featured in the Acorn are setting the pace for other yearbooks." The 1966 Acorn, which was sold out . last spring, contained 288 pages, with 8 pages of full color. It was published on a $10,000 budget in conjunction with the Wheelwright Lithographing Co. of Salt Lake City. The ACP also gave the 1966 yearbook staff a superior rating for financial management. Editors of the book were Hunter - Editor-in-Chief; Ryan Rees, Sports; Dianna Page, Art; Judy Van Meeteren, Copy. The editorial assistants were Sherry Hoyt, Leanne Ragland, Sus-' an Collins and Marsha Hunt. will be called next week to discuss additional problems in the union. Nebeker indicated he had several more items for consideration including a mail drop, free student telephone, main desk service, food services and a book store to be run by students. Doctor Dixon, Former Weber President, Dies Weber State College paused to mourn the death of a past president this week. Dr. Henry Aldous Dixon, 76, three-term ex-Congressman from Utah's First Congressional District and former president of Weber Dr. Henry A. Dixon Hunter said about 200 additional copies of the 1967 Acorn have been ordered due to last year's sell out. Students may purchase a receipt for $7 or make an Installment of $4 on a copy of the 1967 edition to be delivered in May. 'A 1 V - ; i-C ft-, - -i llf I ill k fHa'li 1 in I t ii ii ii 1 I'J itun -rr--I mim - Publication editors Ryan Rees and Robert A. Hunter present Weber State College's "Acorn" yearbook to Utah Gov. Calvin L Rampton. Suttlemyre said another meeting will be called next week to discuss additional problems in the union. Members of the Union Building Policy Board are President Miller -student officers, class presidents, deans of students, union director and alumni and faculty representatives. State and Utah State University, died Sunday from a heart attack. He became president of Weber College in 1919, serving a one-year term. . In 1937 he returned as president of Weber Junior College, retaining that position until 1953. It was during his later administration that Weber's 200 acre campus at Harrison Blvd. and 38th Street was purchased, with five buildings, stadium and stone gateway constructed as part of the campus. During Mr. Dixon's administration Weber College was nationally recognized for its technical education division , establishment of a regular evening school, and organization of community and concert activities. Dr. Dixon first ran for Congress in 1954 when he was drafted by the Utah Republicans to replace Rep. Douglas Stringfellow. He was re-elected in 1956 and 1958, but declined to seek a fourth term in 1960. Dr. Dixon was a member of the Advisory Committee; United States Office of Education; President's Commission of Higher Education; executive committeeman on the Northwest Accrediting Association; director, Association of Junior Colleges, 1950-54; president Utah Conference on Higher Education, 1938; president of Ogden Chamber of Commerce; Advisory Committee, First Security Bank of Utah. He was author of "The Investigation of PermanentSchool Funds" and "The Organization and Development of Terminal Vocational Curricula in Junior Colleges."
|Title||Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1967-01-27, Vol. 26, No. 12|
|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.|