Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1972-03-241
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I n n V Volume 31, Number 41 Ogden, Utah 84403 Friday,, March 24, 1972 U U campus elections take on new look MAP MAKING How the first large scale map of the Great Salt Lake was made is demonstrated by Dr. Deon C. Green of WSC. The map appears backwards because they are being made from a series of "scribe coats." geography professor one of two selected Dr. Deon C. Greer, W.S.C. professor of geography, has been selected by the International Catographic Association to be one of two Americans to display maps at an exhibit in Ottowa, Canada. Dr. Greer's map, made from satellite photographs, is the first map of the great Salt Lake presenting up-to-date information concerning cultural, ecological, and topographical aspects pertaining to the existing lake conditions. One thousand hours and fifteen "scribe coats" representing the lakes different features resulted in the map being selected by the United States Exhibits Committee for the ICA exhibit. Because of recent litigations, on both state and national levels, dealing with ownership of the land, a factual and current map was needed. Dr. Greer's map provided vital statistics concerning the rise and fall of the water level, so that boundaries could properly discerned. Dr. Greer has no immediate plans for the future, but questions the possibility of making a map of the Dead Sea. by Brent Johns Arriving with Spring is the traditional political foray on campus. The campus elections will take on a new and very different look this year. Through the recent ASWSC Constitutional amendments and Senate action many old offices have been abolished and a new representation for the Senate has been established. The new representation gives more voice to the various schools of the college and abolishes the Senators of the residence halls, Inter-Fraternal Council, Classes, AMS and AWS. The Senate took action to eliminate Class offices and AMS by eliminating their election this Spring. Another battle developed between the Senate and ASWSC President Dan Hunter over acceptance of the election by-laws. The by-laws were changed substantially by the Senate to restrict campaigning through eliminating many of the signs and posters on campus. Among other objections, Hunter opposed the restrictions on signs in the dorms and having only one election. Hunter vetoed the by-laws as passed by the Senate, necessitating their reconsideration by the Senate. In a special session of the Senate, called on Monday by Legislative Vice President Fran Wheeler, the Senate, after considering a number of am-mendments to the by-laws, overrode Hunter's veto. Support for an amendment which would create two elections came in large part, from those Senators who would benefit most from being able to run twice. The vote on the measure to pass the by-laws over Hunter's veto was 8 in favor 2 opposed with 4 absent. The action of the Senate will result in only one election being selection of WSC president nears by WaltSchaffer A tough and difficult job in selecting the new president of Weber State college will fall into the hands of the Utah Board of Higher Education this spring. Dr. Levi Peterson, a member of the Advisory Screening Committee, stated that, "Weber State students and the community should no way be ashamed of the quality of persons applying for the office." The candidates appearing before the committee are most impressed by the college and seem very ambitious according to Dr. Peterson. A question of great prominence in the screening procedures is the concern over whether the emphasis of the college chould rest on vocational or academic studies. The screening committee wants very strongly to select a person who emphasizes both. The committee does not want to see either school gain prominence at the expense of the other. The final list of three or more candidates is expected to be forwarded by late April to the higher board for the final ap pointment. J held to elect 23 officers: 15 Senators, the five Executive Cabinet members and the three Associated Women Students officers. Although several candidates have indicated that they will seek Executive cabinet seats few have indicated that they will run for the Senate. The nominating assembly will be held March 29 with the primary election April 7 and the final April 14. Declared candidates for the ASWSC President are Dennis Smith, Mike Waggoner, Fran Wheeler and Kevin Wheelwright. The Signpost requested and received statements from the declared Presidential candidates:Dennis Smith: "I would like to create a student government that students feel they are part of and make student government a working partner with the faculty and administration. I will try to influence the higher board of Continued on page 2. Vietnam art exhib on display at U.B. An art exhibition featuring the work of 24 Marine Corps artists is currently on display in the lobby of the Weber State College Union Building. Entitled Portrait of Vietnam: Marine Corps Combat Art, this collection is currently touring the United States and Canada under the Auspices of the Smithsonian Institution's Traveling Exhibition Service. This collection emphasizes the face of the Vietnamese countryside, its people and their day to day life. The 46 works of art on display are done in various oils, water-colors, pen and ink, felt tip pen, charcoal, pencil and polymer. Definite subjects were not assigned to the artists. Most of them lived with the troops and produced works encompassing a variety of themes. The artists in the program include Marines on regular active duty, reserve Marines, and one retired Marine. Also participating for the first time was a women Marine. The exhibition will be on display through April 7. hi- 4 T .1 I ;i ai,V J J0 fif VIETNAM ART The painting of the girl above is part of a Vietnam Art exhibit circulated by the Smithsonian Institution, which is currently on display in the Unicr Building.
|Title||Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1972-03-24, Vol. 31, No. 41|
|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.|