Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1964-10-091
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i tk A WEBER S T A T E COLLEGE SIGNPOST v. r Homecoming Queen ecloes To C s noose Six Six finalists for next week's Homecoming Queen will be chosen at the Women's Acceptance Banquet in "-the UB Saturday at 6:30 p.m. Queen applications and sponsors received so far are as follows: AMS Sheila Saunders: AWS Bonnie Mason; Jr. riAv Colleens Brenda Wilcox: LD viaoo nwitji v--, Judy Madsen; OT Sandy Ross; Excelsior Joan Hancock; Sigma Susan Anthony; Orchesis Joyce Christ-"sen; The Group Mike Whitely. The deadline for all nnnli nation a was October 8. ha Oiien. Contest will ji srriiiiaJ-y nua-ii-ncinwiio i-" be: 1. 2.0 grade average. 2. Must be a member of the Junior or Senior class A. IMUSt De a IlLU Lime bluucui, The top six finalists will be selected by impartial judges on their character, poise, personality, intern gence, and charm. K3 ton rvn n au taCo EMaa23iftQiffi Audubon Lecture On Pacific Isles This coming Tlnirsday at 8 p:m. in the Moench Auditorium, Patricia B. Witherspoon, will present her colorful film on wildlife. This film was photographed on location in the islands on the air route lo Australia. The three islands are Oahu in the Hawaiian Islands, little Canton Island on the equator, and Viti Levu, the large island of the Fiji group. These islands, rich in wildlife and local color, will come to life for the Audubon viewers in this film These films are designed to give the viewer a more cosmo- politon outlook on nature. As Dr. O.W. Young stated. "Everyone should be interested in the flow ers, trees, birds, and bee." These Audubon series are compulsory for all life science majors. Audubon lectures and films are presented in Ogden by Weber State College and the National Audubon Society. The first two programs will be held at t h e Moench Building Auditorium, 2545 Jefferson Avenue. The remaining programs will be held at the Weber State Fine Arts building. The admission price will be 50c for students and $1 single admission for non-students. Tickets are obtainable at the Weber State College cashier's office and at the Deseret book store on Washington Blvd. at 25th Street. There will be four Audubon presentations throughout the ensuing year. Mrs. Andrea Halls Sheffield, a student at WSC, works as co ordinator for the Audubon society, Senate Approves Funds For Band Utah Re Annua! C rars Schedule onvention at W gist Signpost Deadline All material for Friday's paper should be in the Signpost office by Monday at noon. Copy not i received at this time will be held for the following week. By Gene Carlson Intoduction and ratification of this year's Weber State Supreme Court members and a motion to give permission and sufficient funds to the Wildcat Marching Band to accompany the football team for a game in Portland Ore., were the main items of business at the Weber State Senate meeting last Monday night. The Supreme Court members for this year will be Gerald Fow-ers, Terry Rich, Roger Hoggan, freshman representative, Ron George, Supreme Court Justice, and Gary Bell, legal advisor. Before being ratified, each of the new members were asked for any background or pertinent experi ence which they thought qualified them for their appointment. The members were also asked about any ideas they had to broaden the jurisdiction of the court which has up to now been rather limited to decisions about the Constitution. Bringing traffic fines before the Court was mentioned during the discussion. The Senate voted in favor of sending the Wildcat Marching Band to Portland, Oregon, to accompany the football team for the game Nov. 21. The band will go by bus and the cost will be approximately $1,625.40. Assistant Professor of music, Mr. Encson, told the Senate that at most other schools, the athletic department pays the band to go with them. Mr. Ericson said that using the band more at games and school functions would enable Uim to keep more talented members around for weekend school func tions. The Senate meetings are held each Monday at 6 p.m. in the Board of Control room m the U.B, The Utah Association of Collegiate Registrar's and Admissions Officers convention will meet through Friday and Saturday, October 9 and 10 in the W.S.C. Union Building James K. Hitt, president of the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers will be the convention's main speaker naay afternoon and evening. The Convention meets annually to discuss prob lems confronting the Registrars' offices and to discuss problems of education facing the nation particularly the large enrollment. All the colleges, junior colleges, and universities of Utah will be represented at the convention. In charge of the Convention is Mr. Milton Mechani, president of the Utah Association. William R. Siddo-way, Dean of Administrations and Records at B.Y.U., holds the vice-presidency, and Joseph Nort follows as executive secretary. The convention commences Friday at 1 p.m. with President Miller giving a welcome address, after which President Hitt will give a speech on "Your National Association." President Hitt has served the AACRAO many years of service as recretary, vice-president of membership promotion, and assisting in the development of procedures for reporting enrollment of students to selective service. by Gary Fullmer Means for attracting new in dustry and funds for education were discussed by Calvin Ramp-ton, candidate for governor, Mon day when the Films and Lect ures committee continued a series of political speeches by both major parties. Mr. Rampton charged that the present administration has failed to use foresight in planning facilities for the present increase in student enrollment. If elected Mr. Rampton stated that he would encourage the passage of a bill during the first session of the senate, providing $600,000 for Utah schools. This would include vocational school in Ogden and Salt Lake. "Under the present administration Utah's economy isn't growing fast enough. The missile dustry has been the only bo& to U t a h' s economy." Rampton said that the present industrial system in Utah provides 3000 jobs annually. "Utah can't be fully dependent on the missile industry she needs more and varied industries."Rampton claimed that the present tax structure is poor and doesn't encourage big business. "Property tax doesn't encourage industry." Mr. Rampton would like to shift the property tax load to the income tax load. "Railroad rates are too high in Utah. There has been little change in freight rates over the past 75 years. The rates for finished products is higher than raw material rates. A. situation like this doesn't encourage big industries to move their plants to Utah." Mr. Rampton's closing remarks were that he was in favor of Federal Aid to education. "Both Davis and Weber counties are receiving federal aid, yet there has been no federal control and no complaints from those school districts." Mitch Melich, Republican cand idate for governor, will deliver his campaign speech Oct. 13, in the Student Union. Friday's program includes re ports from various individuals until four o'clock when the conven tion takes a break and tours the WSC campus. At 7 p.m., the UACRAO assembles for the annual banquet with President Hitt speaking on "The Exciting Future of Higher Education."Saturday morning at 9 a.m., a session on experience exchanges will be held to discuss problems and Ideas informally. Mr. Mecham stated he was nleased to be President of the Utah Association of Collegiate Re-Utah Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions oftices. He also said he was pleased to have WSC acting as hosts for this year's Registrars convention Outing Planned The Campus Fellowship is plan ning an outing at Snow Basin Oct. 10. After a day of hiking the participants will return to Ogden for a chili supper. This meeting will inaugurate the organizations 1964-65 activity calendar.Other upcoming events will to elude talks by prominent com munity figures, as well as members of the WSC faculty. Anyone interested is urged to prepare a sack lunch and to meet at the Union Building Dromntly at 10 a.m. The organization is designed to make campus and church life more revcrant. ACCREDITATION The Weber State College prac tical nursing program, begun a year ago, has been given full state accreditation by the Department of Business Regulation, Utah Board of Nursing, college oficials were advised recently. Floyd W. McGinn, director of the department's registration division, notified President William P. Miller that the program has met state requirements to function as an accredited school of practical nursing. Weber's first class of 17 will graduate at exercises Oct. 24, at 7:30 p.m., in the Moench Building auditorium, 2455 Jefferson, said Miss Jaunite Valcarce, the assistant professor and director of the program. A new class of 25 students will begin Nov. 2.
|Title||Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1964-10-09, Vol. , No.|
|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.|