Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1970-02-131
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; V- ,1 Volume 29, Number 29 Weber State College, Ogden, Utah 84403 Friday, February 13, 1970 Some 800 students are on the Weber State campus today and tomorrow for the 34th annual Le. land H. Monson Forensic Tourn. ament. Debators, orators, and radio speakers have come from 70 prep schools in Utah, Idaho and Nevada according to Dr. Ben. jamin Noid, tourney executive di-rector.The forensic event, believed to be the oldest continuous meet of its kind in the U.S., was started by Dr. Leland H. Monson, pro. fessor emeritus of English, in 1934. The competition has been held yearly since then, with the exception of two years during World War II. Largest of the seven events are mixed debate and cross, examination debate. The others are women's debate, extemporaneous speaking, interpretive reading, oratory and radio speaking. A large trophy will go to the school whose students earn the highest total points' during the two-day event. Plaques go to the winners of the other events and to individuals on the teams. Miller WMjmwlcuQ B$U week's events President William P. Miller extended warm congratulations to the Black Student Union and the Activities Board for the success of Black Emphasis week. "The students need to be congratulated," he said, " I think it was very positive." "We need more of this," he said, "We need to be together." A spokesman for the Black Student Union said, "I think the week was great. It would have been better if we could have brought in the people we wanted to." "I was impressed by the reception generally, but I was terribly dissapointed about the attendance at the Bill Russell talk. It was a financial loss. Those who attended really responded," he said. Judy Wilmore, activities coorinator, felt the week was a "success." "We started the last of November working on this. As for as I know, this is the first time a program of this type has been done anywhere in this area." "It provided an opportunity for the blacks and whites to work together on a program. It was hard work for everyone involved, but those who were involved were pleased with the results." J wish to compliment all who were responsible for the planning and the management of the "Mood Ebony" activities last week-One of the greatest problems that we face in our society is that of understanding each other and being willing to live and work together for the common good of all. All of us have come from different backgrounds with all of the differences that accompany these different backgrounds. One of the major purposes of a college experience is to become aware of these differences, to recognize and respect the values of each individual, and to be willing to cooperate in the solutions to the problems that exist in our society. "Mood Ebony" activities brought to the college community a valuable message that I hope has improiid the understandings of all of us. I am sorry that the activities were not attended by more members of the student body and the faculty. Again, congratulations to all who were responsible for these activities and congratulations to the Signpost staff for the fine coverage of these events. William P. Miller President A GROOVY GROUP is about to caress your earbones this very evening. The Saints, who have played at all of the major Intermountain colleges, will be here to play for the Snow Carnival Dance. They have a large repertoire of gassy musics such as stuff by: Led Zepplin, Three Dog Night, C.C. Revival, and other great groups. The dance begins at 8 tonight the price is right, 50 big ones, cents that is, and school dress is the thing to wear. So be there! Si now arniva pite of in s The Snow Carnival, sponsored by the Inter. fraternal council, with all organizations invited I und warm weatner to take part has started. The theme of this years carnival is "Winter Wonderland". The judges for todays event were recruited from among art instructors in the area. The sculptures will be judged on their originality, artistic beauty, and adherance to the theme. Two tropies will be awarded, one in the men's and one in the wo-mens divisions. Finished art work will be judged at 5:00 p.m. A stomp will be held tonight at 8 p.m. in the Union ballroom. The cost is 50 cents, and the Fabulous Saints will provide the Clubs plan fund raising projects Phoenix pledges will be sell, ing long stem roses all day Fri-day 13 in the union building lounge. The price of the roses will be $1.00 per rose with script card included. Orders may be taken to be picked up at the Snow Carnival dance tonight. Cash must be paid at time of order. The pledges of LD sorority will offer cupcakes, candy and other goodies for sale to the student body. The sorority would appre-ciate help from students in their fund-raising project on Friday the 13th of Feb. The sale will be held in front of the bowling alley and on the lower quad during the snow carnival. erway music. The winners of the snow sculptures will be announced at that time. Also the Snow King and Queen winners will be announced following their election by the student body. The candidates for Snow Carni. val Queen are Sharon Barker, Barbra Ballingham, Jamie Jeppson, Conney, Terry, and Tammy Woolsey. The candidates for Carnival King are Bruce Simkins, Gaith Coles, and Blake Hazen. Officials find no evidence against administrators Utah officials have not con-eluded the investigation into the James Robinson incident, but they have "failed to find any evidence against administrative officials, but legislation requiring "due process and legal ex. tradition" may be introduced to the next legislature. Utah Attorney General Vernon Romney told the SIGNPOST the investigation had "failed to find any evidence (Campus Security Chief William) Carver was in violation of any statutes." The administration was according to Romney, under "ob. ligation" to act as they did. "There were no overtones," he said, "It was not a racial incident."The investigation is continuing and a full report is not yet avail able from the office of the At torney General. K. Gunn McKay, Administra tive Assistant to the governor indicated dissatisfaction with ex isting statutes which permit "Anyone who says he is a bonds man to take . . . anyone any where." There has been interest in these laws prior to this inci- fegisfrafion in fuS! swing Early registration for spring quarter at Weber State College began yesterday and will run until Feb. 23. Packets and copies of spring quarter class schedules can be picked up daily from Feb. 12 to 23 at room 132, Administration Building. The advance registration is for all day students now enrolled who plan to register for spring quar. ter. Dean Mecham said students can avoid standing in long lines if they pay their early regis, fration fees on or before Mar. 20 at 3:30 p.m., cashier's office, Administration Building. - The pre. registration procedures begin Feb. 23 in the ball, room of the Union Building, he said. After picking up packets from the registrar's office the student should have his schedule card approved by his advisor prior to picking up class cards in the ball-room.Senior students will register Feb. 23 beginning at 8 a.m. Juniors register Feb. 24, sophomores Feb. 25, and Fresh, men Feb. 26 and 27. Regular registration for those who do not take advantage of early registration or for new and trans, fer students will be held March 24. Scholarship deadline Students wishing to apply for a scholarship for 1970-71 school year should obtain an application form from the Financial Aids Office. All applications must be filed before March 1, 1970. A booklet describing the various scholarships is also available at the Financial Aids Office room 141 Adm. Building. dent, said McKay. He referred to it as a form of "kidnapping." When the legislature next con-venes, "someone should take a hard look at the laws." "Legal extradition" and due "process" procedures should be imposed upon the bondsmen, he said. Auditions pending Auditions for the theatre production "Mame" will be held Feb. 23 and 24 at 3 p.m. in the Fine Arts auditorium. Actors, singers, and dancers are needed. Scores are available from Ronald Wooden at FA224. Each prospective cast member should have at least one show song prepared and shouldbeable to sing from the "Mame" score. Auditions for acting roles should have dialogue scene (3 min.) as well.
|Title||Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1970-02-13, Vol. 29, No. 29|
|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.|