Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1972-09-291
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nn volume 32, number 2 sept. 29, 1972 ogden, utah 84403 OD v miller film comes to ws u Snow a thousand feet deep and a ski run 12 miles long. Sound fantastic to you ski fans? It is! It is serviced by a lift that rises 10,000 feet in 20 minutes. - Chamonix, France is the place. It can be seen in a feature length, color motion picture, Ids leader will speok of institute Marion G. Romney, second, counselor in the First Presidency on the LDS Church, will be the featured speaker at the Institute today at noon. President Romney's assignments as a General Authority have been many and varied. He served as chairman of the Home Teaching Committee and the Church Building Advisory Committee. He also serves as a director in many educational and business firms. After receiving his L.L.B. and J.D. degrees at the University of Utah, he practiced law in Salt Lake City for 11 years and served a term in the State Legislature. "Winter People," at the Weber State College Fine Arts Auditorium on Oct. 19, 1972. Chamonix and the 1,000 foot deep snow is just one of the "out of' this world" ski places you will visit in Warren Miller's annual film. Chamonix and a dozen or so of the world's top ski stations and fantastic skiers are featured. Sun Valley, Idaho; Vail and Crested Butte, Colo.; and Mammoth and Bear Valley, Calif, are just part of the evening's entertainment. Commenting on what it's like to ski on snow a thousand feet deep, Mr. Miller said, "The day after we finished filming in Chamonix, an Austrian camera crew was killed when the ice block they were standing on toppled over and crushed them. While it is easy to make turns on the glacier, it's very dangerous. Skiing down the glacier is like running a slalom course where the poles are crevassed. If you make a mistake, it could be fatal." In a scene from the new motion picture, "Winter People," a quartet of expert skiers carve first tracks in new powder snow at Sun Valley, Idaho. "Winter People," a feature length ski film is com ing to Weber State College Fine Arts Auditorium on Oct. 19, 1972. (Picture courtesy of Sun Valley Photo) theater begins auditions for Shakespearian play I"-1- "" "" "gfmmm. - ; : i . . 7 : I y 1 1 Lk iJ Marion G. Romney Auditions for roles in Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream," began Thursday and will be held in the Weber State College Little Theater over a period of several days. Weber State Theater will present the Bard's classic, directed by John M. Elzey, during winter quarter. Adults, child actors, singers and dancers are needed for the cast. Adults will be auditioned today at 7 p.m. Those interested in speaking roles are asked to give two, two-minute memorized speeches of contrasting nature from works of Shakespeare, other than "A Midsummer Night's Dream." Four men and four women dancers of the court of Theseus and Hippolyta will be auditioned tomorrow at 1:30 p.m. Choreographer J.D. Stokes is looking for especially tall dancers. Four boys and four girls are needed to play the roles of fairies. The boys must sing and dance, and the girls must sing, dance and speak well. Boys and girls must have a one-minute song, with or without accompaniment; girls should have a short, memorized poem, and a loud voice is required. Children will audition Monday at 4 p.m. Those wishing further information are invited to phone Mr. Elzey at 399-5941, Ext. 548 or 231. rodeo club riding for points os region competition opens Weber State College Rodeo Club members will compete with entrants from 12 other colleges and universities at a collegiate rodeo at Brigham Young University today and tomorrow. All clubs will be out to build up points in Intercollegiate R$-deo Association (IRA) Rocky Mountain Region, competition, leading to the year's championship.The Weber State club will be represented by nine team members and two independents. Both men and girls will compete. Girls enter break away roping, goat tying, barrel racing and other events, and men compete in saddle and bareback riding, calf roping and other contests.Kathy Kidman, a second year WSC Club member, said officers for the new year will be elected in a few days. ws senate reviews activity card increase The increase in activity card fees and the yearly review of the bookstore and its prices were discussed in ASWSC Senate Tuesday night. Students who have had pictures taken for their activity cards have been confronted with a fifty cent increase in the cost of the activity card and a sign informing them, "Last Spring your Student Senate raised the activity card fee to $1.50." The question of raising the card fee had not come before the Senate during budget hearings and most Senators were surprised to learn of the increase. The Executive Cabinet of the Associated Students had discussed a possible increase but had not made the increase part of their budgetrecommendation. Curtis Smout, Coordinator of Student Government, said, "It was simply a misunderstanding on my part. I thought the Senate had acted on the increase. The increase is necessary because of a deficit in the activity card fund last year." The Senate discussed alternatives to the yearly studentbody card and authorized Curtis Smout to look into them. A motion was made to belatedly raise the fee for activity cards from $1.00 to $1.50. The vote was a 6 to 6 tie which was broken in favor of the increase by Senate Speaker Don Hughes. Hughes said he voted for the increase because, "there is no earthly place to get the extra $1,200 the student government would have to subsidize. If it could be found somewhere else. I would change my vote." The Senate also discussed complaints about the bookstore book buy-back policy and prices. The discussion will be continued in order toinvile Mr. DeeSchenk. book store manager, in to the Senate and to obtain current figures on the operation of the Booksto re. The next Senate Meeting will be Tuesday at 7:15. The meeting is open to all students.
|Title||Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1972-09-29, Vol. 32, No. 2|
|Creator||Weber State College|
|Contributors||Associated Students of Weber College; A generous grant from the Utah State Library and the Institute of Museum and Library Services.|
|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.|