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Social correctness AT A GLANCE EDITORIAL FEATURES . SPORTS CLASSIFIEDS 2 3 4 6 9 rtrj 2009-10 see page 4 J ', MONDAY, MARCH 1,2010 WEBER STATE UNIVERSITY WWW.WSUSIGNP0ST.COM Sweet tooth 0 i I 3 the ! i , i. i F -! ! i i v A' u Li Lj i i L-j President ry o the 934 n (MDkSII TT 1 i J VOL 80 ISSUE 67 J J' Dentist Mike Crookston and Yesenia Red clean Malachi Schleger's teeth during Saturday afternoon's free clinic. Giving kids a reason to smile Underprivileged youth WSU's Dental By Spencer Gam asst. news editor I The Signpost The Marriott Health Building's Dental Hygiene . Clinic was overflowing with underprivileged youth seeking dental care from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Fillings, cleanings, extractions, root canals, sealings and other procedures were all provid Daylight Saving proves vic torious Legislation bill fails in attempt , to end Daylight Saving Time By Laurie Everett . correspondent I Tlie Signpost Members of the House Government Operations Standing Committee defeated the proposal, HB288, to eliminate Daylight Savings Time. The bill was proposed by Rep. Ken Sumsion, R-American Fork, citing a 2008 Swedish study that showed more heart attacks and decreased p r o d u c t i v-ity for workers due to shortened sleep cycles, according to Deseret '7 actually lived in Arizona for a couple of years, an dtheir nay of no Daylight Savings time is amazing WSU News. Daylight Savings Time (DST) was first suggested by Benjamin Franklin so that French shopkeepers could save one million francs a year on candles. The first country to adopt the idea was Germany on May 1. 1916. V ; i - ' x j f PIIUIO BY BRYAN BUTTERFIELD THE SIGNPOST Health Clinic ed at no cost for youth under 18 in need of financial assistance.Yair Parra, a father of four in a tough economic situation, said he was glad to have the free service for his children. "It's very important, taking care of the kids," Parra said before his kids were examined. "We tell them to See Smile page 1 0 The United States did not adopt until 1918, according to the Congressional Research Service (CRS) Report for Congress in 1998. DST was not popular with American citizens and Congress abolished it soon after the war. President Roosevelt instituted a year-round DST on Feb. 9, 1942, called "War Time." This ended in September 1945 but many states kept summer DST. The Uniform Time Act (UTA) of 1966, pushed bv the trans Andrew Heirs, freshman portation industry, mandated standard time within established time zones from April to September. States were allowed to exempt themselves from DST as long as the entire See Daylight page 10 lee .00 Wildcats, First, I would like to say thanks to all those who have supported me during my years here at Weber State University. I am grateful for the wonderful faculty and staff that represent this great university. The quality and value of education at Weber cannot be matched. I am excited for this opportunity to run for WSUSA President. My goal is to increase student involvementcampus-wide. To this end, I will work with Athletics to increase student participation in games and events, strengthen the bonds between the Davis and Ogden campuses through an understand victoria Dear Fellow Wildcats: I am thrilled for this riAYi Legislative Vice-President I ' ..- 1 , i. IflllllM - justin It has been my privilege to serve the students of Weber State University for tire past two years as the Business and Economics Senator and the College of Arts and Humanities Senator. This has provided me the opportunity to gain die experience that Davis l : ing of their specific needs, improve communication with the many student associations, clubs and organizations by promoting collaboration. Finally, I will champion student involvement across this campus by making resources and information more available. In seeing to the various aspects as stated above, you the students will benefit by being connected to resources which will help supplement tuition cost, improve your academics and make your experience here at Weber one you'll never forget. I know student morale is dipping, with all the talk' about the economy, raising tuition cost and the fear of the unknown. One thing you can know for certain is that I will do all I can to make Weber State the best place to live, work and play. My experience in working with the administration and as well as improving students' lives here on campus makes me the best candidate for President. Remember to vote for LEE NAYLOR; he will bring you goodfortune. opportunity to run for WSUSA President. I am passionate about Weber State and am excited for the opportunity to serve you. We can make next year a success by implementing these secrets. Secret 1: Promote Utah's best-kept secret, Weber State University, by promoting, supporting and uniting WSU's excellent programs and organizations.Secret 2: Save students' money by introduc will make me an effective and knowledgeable advocate for every student as the WSUSA Legislative Vice President. The legislative vice president presides over the WSUSA Senate and directs the senators in their work investigating and solving issues affecting students and spearheading initiatives that improve their college experience. I am particularly proud of my leading role in Weber Cares. In collaboration with Sodexo and the Office of Student Affairs, we implemented Weber Cares, which provides temporary food assistance to students in need. With your help, I can continue to be a catalyst for conscientious advocacy and cognizant representation. Campus Vice-President candaco I am so excited to run for Davis Campus Vice President! I strongly advocate for the collaboration between the Ogden campus and the Davis and Satellite campuses. I want V ' 1 -"U" 11 - - - i ; r i , i LdC - cole As student body president of Weber State University, I plan to: Ensure students are aware of every opportunity available at Weber State University. As a student, you want to achieve your goals. Endless opportunities, such as undergraduate research, literary journals, competitions, seminars, luncheons, scholarships and workshops, are eagerly waiting for YOU! Take advantage of them! Ensure students are comfortable, happy and having fun. The only way you will achieve your goals is through enjoying your stay at Weber State. I want to bring big-name groups and individuals ing them of untapped resources.Secret 3: . Change the mentality of students that say "I just go to Weber" by showing them the value that Weber State has to offer.Secret 4: Connect ' the university and community by utilizing media sources, technology and hosting coordination meetings. Secret 5: Empower students' voices by reaching out to resolve their issues. Programming matthov Good activities and events are one of the best things about college life. Everyone needs to have fun during the stresses of getting through school. That is where memories are made. As the programming to improve these relationships and foster better communication. I want to represent the students in Davis County and help them feel a part of this wonderful university. I will bring positivity and hard work to this position to ensure an absolutely fabulous year! , r i and exhilarating events to Weber State. These are essential to your college career! I want to increase student (and faculty) attendance at Weber State events. By being involved you will have a great and more satisfying college experience. And I WILL get you involved. Guaranteed! Ensure students are well-rounded with service and diversity. Volunteerism and diversity are major components of students' lives. Exposing yourself to these fun projects and campaigns will only open doors. Ensure students' input is heard AND implemented. We are faced with critical issues such as parking, increased tuition and class and degree choices (along with others!). To know what is best for Weber State, I need to hear YOUR voice. All in all, I want YOU to be successful. As your advocate, I want to know what you want and how I can help you. Let us be a big, happy family here at Weber State. Unity rocks and Spicker satisfies! Go Weber State! jArriba Weber State! I have served Weber State and other community organizations in many capacities. With my experience, I am prepared to hit the ground running. I want to make next year successful and with your help we can make it achievable. Vote Victoria Thompson for student body president. Your secret to a successful year! Go Wildcats! For more detailed information on Victoria's Secrets visit: http:victoria4pres. blogspot.com Vice-President vice president, I will ensure that the quality of activities is always above the quantity of activities. I will make sure that the traditional activities and programs that make this school great are as good as they have ever been and will also seek to implement in them new and improved ideas. Recruitment to these events along with others, including athletics, will play a major role in our efforts. Without losing sight of the importance of the traditional items, I plan on creating new ideas for meaningful activities and programs that will help improve Weber State. This year will be a year of memories! Vote Matt Budge! For rrxjrc candidates see pages 5 and 9. ""Editor's no(e: All candidate platform information and pictures were provided by the Student Involvement and Leadership office and were edited only for grammar and spelling and space.
|Title||Signpost (Weber, Utah), 2010-03-01, Vol. 80, No. 67|
|Creator||Weber State University|
|Contributors||Associated Students of Weber State University|
|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 University|
|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.|