Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1967-11-101
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Wthtx Vol.27, No. 7 Weber State College, Ogden, Utah 84403 November 10, 1967 EKiigher Tuition Pending A proposed tuition increase at Weber State College was not discussed this week after the Utah Coordinating Council on Higher Education had earlier announced a meeting with school officials would be held. The problem of reduced state appropriations and lowered estimate of the Uniform School Fund resulting in an estimated $53,000 loss of anticipated funds will be discussed at the regular board of trustees meeting, said Dr. William P. Miller, WSC president. No announcement of date and place for a meeting with board members and the Utah Coordinating Council had been announced Thursday, although such a meeting is reportedly planned. Dr. Merle Allen, director of the council, said last week special conferences with board members of the state's colleges and universities "would be immediately scheduled." The University of Utah Board of Regeants met Wednesday and decided to postpone an increase until the 1968-69 school years. Funds, will be taken from next year's budget for current operations, said Donald B. Holbrook, U of U board chairman. Utah State University's board of trustees "has held we shouldn't raise tuition, but whether we should keep stand unless we are forced by the governor and the Coordinating Council to increase the price," said a USU spokesman. With vigor VJhiievjashing goes big Students will attempt to whitewash the "WS" initial on the mountainside east of the Weber State College campus today after feeble attempts to block the letters failed during the 1967 "Weberific" Homecoming Celebration. Some 200 students will be needed to complete the project which was only attended by some 30 students during both whitewashing parties Homecoming Week, said Dennis G. Heiner, general chairman. Beta Phi Beta fraternity was the only strong supporter and completed much of the work, but a substantial amount of the work remains, he said. The whitewashing will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the block site. Special cars will leave the union at 1, 1:30 and 2 p.m. for students who do not have their own transportation to the mountain. Heiner said 125 bags of limestone will be at the letters and water will be supplied by a brush truck from the Weber County Fire Department. Participating students will have to carry bucketfuls of the limestone-water mixture about 100 feet. Fifty bags of the limestone will be poured on the "W" initial and 75 bags will be placed on the "S" initial. Hot chocolate and doughnuts will be taken to the mountain site for refreshments when the whitewash A' I- if 1 n r , J P 1 1 . ! ? At- .? -.. ,.... trim m flatrifcmHra . Associated Men Student's vice pres. Rex Belnap, Harold Young and son, AMS pres. Steve Young, try "practice lines" for Dad's Day. Dads come to campus By Dave Anderson Saturday is a day for father and son. And Saturday is the Second Annual Dad's Day sponsored by the Associated Men Students. Dad's Day begins at 8 a.m. Riverside Golf Course is the scene for the father and son golf tournament. Meanwhile, back on the campus, less hearty fathers and sons can enjoy the union's Games and Recreation Area. The indoor swimming pool will be open between 9 and 10 a.m. Also at 9 a.m., tours of the campus ing is completed, he said. A stomp will be held Friday at the union cafeteria in celebration of the completed project, said Charles Gilmore, dance chairman. Students who helped with the whitewashing will be admitted free of charge. All other students will have to pay a 50? admission price, he said. Heiner said the whitewashing was organized into a general committee activity this week after the activity did not get enough student participation last week. Howard Collet, Games and Recreation Committee Chairman, is supervising transportation to the block site andASWSC Financial Vice President Brent Wilson is supervising hill activities. The activity may be placed under the supervision of the Spirit and Orientation Committee next year. This is the second annual year whitewashing has been held at the Weber State campus. The W and S Initials were designed in 1966, but only the "W" letter was white-washed that year. Freshmen students helped block the "S" initial this fall. Future plans for the lettering include planting os summac on the mountainside to give the slopes color and to replace weeds now growing around the structure, Heiner said. will begin. Lunch is in the union cafeteria and will begin at 11:30 a.m. The cost will be 75? per person. Dad's Day will climax with the WSC -Portland State football game. A special section in the stadium is reserved. Student admission will be free and dad will pay $1.50. Dad's Day is, according to Young, an outgrowth of the football team honoring their fathers. It became an annual affair last school year for all WSC male students. Over 150 father-son couples attended last year. ta4-tM Wi ' Vmmt an- - - - i iimaiiiri mm - - mill 'miih If"T f ifittwurf fi iiiiimihium ir ' I -Miiurn n mi 'rtuniiinn-ti fr 11 11 iMimaMHmmMmmmemm&. imM Some measure of order will be initiated into Weber State College's new parking lots- by theTraffic Security Department when parking areas Weber Traffic Security Campus security officers will begin a crackdown on parking offenders Monday with completion this weekend of two new parking areas. Providing an estimated 600 stalls will be parking lots located northwest of the Administration Bldg. and west of the Gym near the new athletic field. "Starting Monday, students will be required to obey all campus traffic laws," said William Sand-strom of the Security Dept. "Parking on any streets throughout the campus will be strictly prohibited," Sandstrom said. Parking is prohibited on I n . - - dffrocs The second annual "Philosophy Emphasis" Week will end today with a lecture on "Values: Absolute or Relative" by Dr. James L. Jarrett, associate dean of the School of Education at the University of California at Berkeley.Dr. Jarrett will be the final lecturer of five speakers scheduled by the Weber State College Films and Lectures Committee for the philosophy series. He will speak at 11 a.m. in the Little Theatre of the Fine Arts Center. Signpost Expands Due to increased student interest in the Signpost, circulation was increased to 5,000 copies this week for distribution to the Weber State College studentbody, faculty and staff. Some 4,000 copies were printed for past issues, "but the supply didn't meet the demand, so we increased," said Dennis G. Heiner, Signpost business manager. Future plans for the student newspaper include expanding to weekly 16 or 20 pages issues and using a color masthead. Special inserts focusing on student events will also be included as supplements to the regular issues twice each quarter. " all campus streets which include Tyler, 41st, Edvalson and Taylor streets. "Students will also be expected to park within all painted yellow stalls," he said. "No parking will be permitted beyond the stalls. Cars blocking main entrances and throughways of parking lots will also be prohibited." Ogden City Policy Dept. has Informed the school that they will begin issuing tickets next week and will prosecute offenders who park on off -campus streets where parking is prohibited. Another parking lot north of the stadium is scheduled for comple- Mfeefc crow Dr. Jarrett received his degree from the University of Utah. He also received his Master's degree from the U of U and then obtained his doctorate from the University of Michigan. The series has been well attended by students during the week, nearly filling the capacity of the Little Theatre, said Richard Cass, films and lectures committee chairman. WSC professor of philosophy and anthropology Jennings G. Olson opened the series Monday with a lecture on "The Problem of Values in a World of Fact." Olson is a member of the University of Utah's faculty in the division of Continuing Education, Philosophy, Psychology and Anthropology and has taught several courses on KUED, the university's educational station. Other speakers during the week were Dr. Judd M. Harmon, acting dean of the College of Business and Social Sciences at Utah State University; Dr. Walter Weir, professor of philosophy at the University of Colorado; and Dr. Truman Madsen, professor of philosophy at Brigham Young University. Dr. Judd spoke on the "Relativity of Political Theory" on Wednesday and Dr. Madsen spoke on Wednesday; "Alienation" was discussed Thursday by Dr. Weir, who has written several articles including "The Fraternity System and a Changing University," and "Honors and Education." (see related Philosophy Emphasis Week story on page 12.) 4, vast, untamed wilderness - the are opened this week at WSC. tightened tion next week. It will be a permanent hard surfaced lot. "With the completion of the three lots, the addition of 1000 stalls to the present 3775 stalls should provide enough parking for students during the day," Sandstrom said. "Students will have to get used to the idea of parking a distance from their Classes." A dirt lot north of the dorms will be an overflow lot when the nearby lots are overcrowded. Students, staff and faculty have the right to repeal any ticket issued. This may be done within seven days at the Security Office at 4040 Tyler.
|Title||Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1967-11-10, Vol. 27, No. 7|
|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.|