Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1974-03-261
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LI Dee Events Center is new name for Weber State College's arena ix r sZ"?' - - f-r -it . . ...... THE WEBER STATE COLLEGE Saturday night. Council extends yearbook deadline; group votes against total cancellation Mary Woodhead New and Wire Editor Retrospect, the Weber State College yearbook, has had its deadline extended and will be delivered in early June, according to a decision made by Executive Council on Friday. The council had considered cancelling the yearbook, which is behind on its deadlines. The other alternatives open to the council were to cut down either on the number of books or pages printed, or to allow the yearbook deadlines to be extended until early June and have the yearbooks mailed out. Roger Bean, a representative of Community Press reported that a cut of Hi pages would save only $2(4. 16 and that a reduction from 1500 to 1000 yearbooks would save only $421.50. :;i i sold It was pointed out that if the yearbook deadline was extended and the Yearbook was mailed out. Special Events Center was named for the staff would have to sell all of their yearbooks in advance. Reed Hellewell then announced that the yearbook had sold 311 copies so far. He added that 137 of these had been sold since the council meeting on Wednesday, March 20. Brent Johns, academic vice president asked Kim Cooley, editor-in-chief of the yearbook, if they would be able to sell the books. Cooley said that the staff had more help selling the yearbooks now than they had before and she was sure that they could sell the rest of the yearbooks. She also presented a goal sheet to' the council. The goal sheet showed which of the pages would be done on various dates. If all the goals were met. the yearbook stall would meet their final deadline, April 15. Hellewell then said that the responsibility that the yearbook Lawrence Dee at a banquet staff meet its deadlines be placed with Dave Rich, coordinator of student government. . Extend deadline The council voted to extend the yearbook deadline with the stipulation that since the printers already had the paper, they would wait until yearbook sales were finished and print up only as many yearbooks as had been sold. In other action, the council appropriated $300 to Good Company for an amplifier P. A. head. Ray Meyers, who made the request pointed out that the mo money would be used in the long run to help bring students to WSC. He also pointed out thai the equipment could be used for any Union Building activity. The council also considered the possibility of having Herb Alport and the Tijuana Brass perform at Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence T. Dee and Mr. and Mrs. Donnell B. Stewart have donated $2 million dollars to complete the financing of the $8.9 million Special Events Center. The gift, which is the largest in the college's history was given at a recognition banquet on Saturday at the college. At the banquet, it was also announced that the 12,000 seat special events center will be named the Dee Events Center. The Dee Events Center will be located on a 43-acre site just south of the campus, between Country Hills Drive and 4600 South. Groundbreaking is expected in late summer or early fall of this year and completion tentatively schedule for the fall of 1976. The special events center will have 12,000 cushioned, theater type seats each with perfect sight lines into the arena. Other First Stone' materia deadline approaching All material for First Stone, must be submitted no later than 4 p.m. Friday, April 19. Those the college on May 23. The council decided to study the legal ramifications involved since they would be booked through a promoter. The council also discussed Union Building reorganization. Hellewell presented several proposals that might provide a more workable relationship between student government and the Union Building staff. Weather Forecast Outlook for northern Utah Tuesday's highs will be in upper 60's. By Thursday however, the temperature will fall to the mid 50's. Low temperatures through Thursday will be mostly 35 to 45. Chances for rain are increasing to 30 percent today through Thursday. features include dressing rooms, reception room, music room, press room, equipment and staging areas, wrestling room, offices and storage rooms. Architect for the Dee Events Center is Robert Fowler who also designed the Utah and Brigham Young University Special Event Centers. Prior to organizing the fund raising program, a study committee representing administration, faculty, staff, students, along with Fowler visited a number of arenas in the country and formulated some philosophies and plans for the Weber State facility. The fund drive consisted of three general areas of "giving." The seat sale was directed by Wildcat Club President Marian Haslam, the Special Projects division was chaired by Dee Smith, and the Special Donor group was headed by JoeFlorence. wishing to contribute material should bring it to the Signpost office, on or before that date. First Stone is a creative arts supplement to the Weber State College Signpost, and is published quarterly except summers.Contributions are accepted in the fields of art, photography, poetry, and short stories. Three dimenensional work such as pot-tery and weaving will be reproduced with photographs. All written material should be typed on a 60-space line for consideration.All students, faculty and staff members are welcome to contribute to this issue. Publication date for this issue will be May 17. All works will be returned at that time. All comments and criticisms of First Stone are also welcomed.
|Title||Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1974-03-26, Vol. 33, No. 37|
|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.|