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-V- H I" Wildcats Frolic Through Holidays Students are preparing for a multitude of activities as autumn quarter classwork ends andChrist-mas parties begin at Weber State College. Directly preceding Dead Week will be the freshman class dance, "Christmas Island," tonight at 9 p.m. in the UB cafeteria. A new freshmen class queen will be crowned at intermission from candidates including Joyce Benson, Vickie Boyce, Susan Chase, Danette Coons, Susan Hadley, CharRee Lorenzen, Connie Roberts and Deanna Stuart. Cost of the dance is $2.00 per couple. Tickets are available from any freshman class officer or at the door tonight. Weber State College's music department will present the Christmas section of Handel's "Messiah" Sunday, Dec. 11 at 6 and 8:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts auditorium.It is the second Christmas activity scheduled for the Wildcat studentbody and is the college's traditional gift to the residents of Ogden. The production is directed by Lyneer C. Smith, with assistance Vol. 26 No. 9 Janet Stephenson Fall-Winter Scribulus A Sellout The autumn-winter quarter edition of Weber State College's literary magazine, "Scribulus", was almost a complete sell-out Monday, with less than 50 copies still available Tuesday morning. Editor Cheryl Lorenc was "pleasantly surprised," at the response to the sale, adding that the magazine had met its budget requirements. Beta Phi Beta, a new fraternity on campus, won the special sale contest with their 100 copies of the magazine sold before 11:30 a.m. Monday. Miss Lorenc also noted that Excelsior fraternity and LaDianaeda and Otyokwa sororities did. an excellent job of selling. The 50 page publication will be entered in national competition next spring, with both faculty and student leaders predicting that the magazine will take a few top prizes. from Mrs. Fay S. Hanson Mrs. Lynn W. Harris. Two casts of vocalists and will offer fresh voices for each performance. A "Snowball", sponsored by LaDianaeda and Phoenix social clubs, will be the first studentbody activity following Dead Week and final exams. A "Snowball King" and a "Snowball Queen" will be selected during this dance which is a semi-formal and formal affair. Tickets are $2.50 a couple. Also scheduled for Christmas recess is the Children's Christmas party and the Nutcracker Ballet.Santa Claus has already sent invitations to the children ofWSC's faculty and staff for a party with Admiral Bernie Dec. 17. Parents, as well as students of the college, are invited to attend the "Nutcracker" Dec. 26 in the Fine Arts auditorium as their special gift from Santa. The Golden Spike Basketball Tournament and the Student-Alumni Holiday dance are the final activities of December, with an all- gtaft Signpost OGDEN, UIAH Miss Weber State Seeks Camellia Title One of Weber State College's loveliest coeds, Miss Janet Stephenson, will leave Ogden Saturday for Sacramento, California where she will compete in the Camellia Bowl Queeen competition. The contest is held in conjunction with the NCAA Pacific Coast regional football championships Dec. 10. Representatives from 34 NCAA Pacific Coast regional schools have been invited to compete in the pageant which, according to officials, moves from a local to a nationwide contest for the first time this year. Miss-Stephenson, 19, is the current reigning "Miss Weber State College." She is a sophomore, majoring in English and is vice president of LaDianaeda sorority and a member of the freshman orientation committee. Miss Stephensen will compete in preliminary judging Sunday at a "get acquainted" luncheon. Final judging and announcement of a queen and her two princesses is scheduled for the following afternoon.The queen and her attendants will reign over "Camellia Bowl Week" which begins Dec. 5. Queen candidates will also be interviewed by officials of Gene Bar-ris Productions for a new tele Last Issue Because of upcoming final exams and the Christmas holiday, this will be the last issue of the Signpost for the year. The next Signpost will appear Jan. 6, 1967. Clubs and other interested parties are urged to submit copy in the Signpost copy box before Dec. 30, 1966. class party, "Hangover 67", kicking off the New Year. Weber State College will meet West Texas State Dec. 29 in the Wildcat gymnasium. Northern Illinois will play Los Angeles State, with the winners meeting Dec. 30 for the championship. The game is sponsored by the Ogden Lions Club and the Weber State College Boosters Club. An alumni-student holiday dance is scheduled for Dec. 30 at 9 p.m. in the Union Building cafeteria; followed by "Hangover 67" Jan. 7. All four classes - - freshman, sophomore, junior and senior --have pooled their funds to rent the entire Union Building for the "hangover". Bowling, pool and other game facilities will be open to the students, with two dances, a stomp and a slow dance, scheduled simultaneously.Refreshments will be served and door prizes will be awarded during intermission. Cost for the entire evening of fun is 50? per student, and everyone is urged to dress as his "favorite grubby." Dcmbar2, 1966 vision show, "Dream Girl '67." They are the producers of the "Dating Game", a popular television show which matches pretty unattached girls with handsome, eligible bachelors. "Dream Girl" will have a similar format, according to officials. Miss Stephensen's trip is being sponsored by the Union Building Activity Board. Suttlemy Monday A special studentbody election to vote on a proposed amendment to the constitution of Weber State College has been called by Studentbody President Jack B. Suttle-myre for Monday. Voting booths will be set up in the main foyer of the Union Bulling.Senate passed the amendment last Monday night before sending it on to a special student-faculty committee of six. This committee also approved the amendment and returned It to the Senate for a second approval. The amendment was passed by a two-thirds majority of the Senators and now goes before the studentbody of Weber State College for approval. The amendment to the Constitution establishes procedure for the calling of a constitutional convention to rewrite the present constitution.After investigation by several Senate committees, It was discovered that the present constitution would have to be radically changed to fit the scope of the four year college system which will go in effect next fall. J 1 O 3 - 3 Bob Hunter puts the final touches on the Christmas tree he decorated in the Union Building. The tree trimming was part of the pre-Christmas activities conducted at Weber State. re Sets Election on Constitution In order to rewrite the constitution, the school must call a special constitutional convention, of which there are no established procedures at the present time. The amendment reads: Be it enacted by the Student Senate of Weber State College that a policy and procedure for calling a constitutional convention be established:Section 3. (a) A constitutional convention may be called by any one of the following: 1. The studentbody president may call a constitutional convention within fourteen days (14 days) after receiving an approved recommendation from the ASWSC student Senate. 2. The ASWSC student Senate may call a constitutional convention within fourteen days (14 days) after "receiving an approved recommendation of the ASWSC studentbody president. 3. By petition of 10 per cent of the ASWSC studentbody at large. (b) Organization and duties of the constitutional conventioncommittee: . j The constitutional convention will be organized and its work completed in a manner to be agreed upon by the Senate and the Executive Council. (c) The new constitution shall be made available to the ASWSC studentbody at least seven days prior to the studentbody referendum. The constitution shall become officially adopted by the procedure outlined in section 1 of the amendments. If this amendment is passed by a majority of the studentbody voting, a constitutional convention will be called during the Christmas holidays. According to Senate President Jerry Nebeker, the procedures have been a little rushed to accomodate all necessary requirements before the end of autumn quarter. He said that although more time could have been taken , the amendment was vital enough to warrant rush procedures. The first reading of the proposed amendment was unanimously passed by the Se.iate.
|Title||Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1966-12-02, Vol. 26, No. 9|
|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.|