Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1972-04-281
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'adaption,' 'next' begin here tuesday I- by carol fredlund The Weber State theatre department wraps up its '71-'72 season with two contemporary comedies which will be presented beginning Tuesday in the little theatre. "Adaptation" and "Next" are one-act examinations of human follies with an ironic view point, written by young dramatists Elaine May and Terrence Mc-Nally.Both comedies are under the direction of Robert Paul Macek, new this year to WSC's staff. Mr. Macek has had extensive theatrical experience and brings with him the skill which comes from having directed forty full-length plays. . Elaine May's "Adaptation" is a representation of a man's life in the form of a TV game show. The stage floor is marked to resemble a large gameboard, and we see our hero, Phil Benson, through birth and such other spine-tingling situations as "You are in conflict; advance two points to Maturity" and "Advance three spaces to Ex new miss wsc proclaimed; kristen hurst wins crown Kristen Jurst, a 19-year-old sophomore, grabbed the Miss Weber State College queen title from ten other candidates last Saturday. Miss Hurst, the daughter of Dean W. Hurst, director of college relations at WSC, is majoring in French and is . seeking a minor in theater arts. Miss Hurst's school activities center in musical and theatrical programs. Annette Torman took the first attendant slot and Zona Merrihew was named second attendant. The eleven contestants were judged on talent, poise, interviews, beauty of figure, and face. Miss Hurst's talent was an offering of two roles she had in WSC theater productions, "My Fair Lady," and "Man of La Mancha." The songs she sang from those plays were "Just You Wait," and "What Does He Want of Me?" Miss Torman gave a piano rendition of "Rhapsody in Blue" activities positions available Applications are being accepted for positions on the Activities Board. Application forms are available in room 239 of the Union Building. Interviews are now in progress and will shortly be terminated. The help and ideas of all students are being sought. tramural Affair." Cast members for these springy shows include Ralph Williams Allred, Rebecca Fleming, Timothy Scott Dun-canson, Larry West and Gloria Jensen, theatre veterans all. Other roles are taken by Jef-fery Hansen, Paula Woods and Joan DiGeorgio. Jay Clegg, Assistant Professor of Speech, will be featured as the "Warm-Up Man" in "Adaptation."Mr. Clegg is renowned on the Weber State campus for his collection of John Wayne memorabilia and his group therapy sessions. Set and costume design for this production are under the direction of Brown Bear. Clint Gilbert handles lighting design, and Deborah Wendell performs stage manager duties. Dates for this evening of contemporary fun and frivolity are May 2-6, 8 p.m. nightly, with a Saturday matinee at 2 p.m. "Adaptation" and "Next" will be staged in the little theatre. OD as her talent. She is a music major. Miss Merrihew, a distributive education major and WSC cheerleader, had as her talent a combination floor exercise and gymnastic event on uneven jib . "lyr R v. - : QUEEN AND ATTENDANTS of the Miss Weber State College contest are (I to r) Kristen Hurst, Miss Weber State College, Annette Torman, first attendant, and Zona Merrihew, second attendant. They started their reign Monday which will last one year. u ft j ) wr mm F V rAS ' 1 h A ill '" -ffei:i 1 x A all ' n. ft . t ai - J' ill s X v- 1 "ADAPTATION" COMES to the Weber State Fine Arts Little their parts are (I to r) Rebecca Fleming, Jeffery Hansen, Ralph William Allred. volume 31, number 51 ogden, Utah 84403 april 28, 1972 parallel bars. Miss Hurst will now be entered as Weber's representative in the Miss Utah Pageant. The winner of that contest will represent Utah in the Miss America contest. jr. J student committees seeking applications Recalling his campaign promises to open up student government to more students, ASWSC President Fran Wheeler recently announced that the Executive Cabinet is accepting applications for various committees that have student representatives. "I want more students to participate in student government," said Mr. Wheeler. "Many people," he continued," are left out because they are not aware of the opportunities that are available. And the officers in student government are unaware of their interest." According to Mr. Wheeler applications and information for the various committees are available from the secretary in the student activity center in the Union Building. There are several types of committees. These include: Administrative standing committees, such as the parking, safety, standards, eligibility, commencement, catalog, student activities, and the union policy board. Faculty committee student representatives have both a vote delta signa pi sponsors special business week May 1-4 has been designated as Business Week at Weber State College, with Delta Sigma Pi, the professional business fraternity, acting as sponsor. Guests representing a wide spectrum of views regarding business will speak throughout the week. Beginning Monday, May 1, Dee Smith, who starting from a small store in Brigham City has expanded to the Smith's Food King and Warshaw's supermarket chain along with Mac's Clothes Tree stores, will discuss his success and plans for the future at 9 a.m. in the Union Building Little Theater. Tuesday will find Gerald Warnick of Arthur Andersen & Co., from Los Angeles; Pat McGill of Thiokol Chemical; and Daniel Davidson of Hill Air Force L-J Theatre, Tuesday. Rehearsing Timothy Scott Duncanson, and and voice. Four students will be appointed to both the student affairs committee and the academic council. Student committees come under the direction of the ASWSC Executive Cabinet. Students will be appointed to both the chairmanship and membership of these committees.They include the elections, homecoming, orientation, education, course evaluation, Ombudsman, and opinion research committees. Other committees that will have student representatives are the foods, bookstore policy, long range planning, and ethnic studies committees, as well as the academic appeals board. Applications for chairmanship of the student committees are due May 10. Committee membership applications are due May 17. Interviews will be held shortly after each due date. "These are positions that require real responsibility on the part of students," said Mr. Wheeler. Base; speaking in the Union Building Little Theater at 10 a.m., on "The Real World of Accounting." Their backgrounds are representative of public, industrial and governmental aspects of accounting. On Wednesday, Herb Klein, director of communications at the White House, and former Presidential press secretary, will speak in the Union theater at 11 a.m., on a yet unannounced topic. Climax of the week will come Thursday, May 4, at 8 p.m., when Delta Sigma Pi will announce their choice as "Businessman of the Year." A banquet in his honor will be held that night and is scheduled to be in the Weber State College Skyroom, located in the Student Union Building.
|Title||Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1972-04-28, Vol. 31, No. 51|
|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.|