Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1975-02-281
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(c3 c EZ! Variable cloudiness and mild through Monday. A chance of a few scattered showers mainly in the mountains. Highs 45 to 55. Overnight lows 25 to 35. Vol. 34 No. 36 ""S Friday, February 28, 1975 Ogden, Utah 84403 Students question Ethnic program Eligio G. White and a group of 35 Chicano students submitted a letter to SOCIO, a community Chicano organization, concerning "questions and problems relating to minority students at WSC." In the letter White and the students stated that students of WSC have "raised questions directed at policies, programs, and functions of minority activities at WSC." The letter contained a' list of 40 questions pertaining to three areas: 1. The Ethnic Studies Program of WSC. 2. The Disadvantaged Fund of WSC. 3. The counselors and advisors to minority students at WSC. In answer to the letter, Rick Martinez, president of SOCIO had a meeting with George Lavato, director of Ethnic Studies, Raymond Lavato, Chicano advisor, Kay Evans, director of Student life, Jess Veasey, BSU advisor, Trish Clay, a student, and a group of students. The out come of the meeting was "students and recipients of the fl ! ,v . .w J f 4 4 - . . V- f 1 t it j 'a. . c f am A 5 it I i i 1 ' V ' Is j I If gf- j TRADITIONS OF CII1CANOS are not forgotten by the young. These two children demonstrate a folk dance, part of their heritage during the performance given by Los Matachines as part of Chicano Emphasis Week. (Photo by Steve Matlow) carbon copies of the letter would have answers to all the questions within a 10 day period," said Lavato. Raymond Lavato, Chicano advisor, said later "about 35 students were at the first meeting when the original questions were drawn up." He felt "the 35 students spoke for the 200 or more Chicano students on campus." Henry Dominquez, president of LEU said "By submitting the letter the response would help further the Chicano education and help them in their recruiting program." He added, "It would also help the overall operations of the organization." ' " ' s ' -fr CEMENT FLOORS, BEAMS a,nd open vent ducts earmark work being done on the inside of the Library addition. Work on the structure is continuing. The library is scheduled to open fall of 1975. (Photo by-Fred Barta) College approves promotions Promotions in faculty rank have been recommended for 50 Weber State College educators for the 1974-75 year and given approval by the WSC Institutional Council. Sixteen faculty members were raised from the associate professor ranking to full professor. Their names and departments follow: Dr. Sidney Ash, geology; Dr. Florence Barton, education; Dr. Dix Cloward, economics; Dr. K. Earl Ericksen, music and Dr. Elmer Ericson, English. Also, Ross Eskelsen, industrial and manufacturing engineering; Dr. Luan Ferrin, education; Dr. Deon Greer, geography; Dr. Gerald Grove, English; Dr. Leroy Jackson, microbiology and Clifton Larson, industrial and manufacturing engineering. Dr. Charles Moore, sociology; Dr. Donald Murphy, geography; Dr. Dick Rogers, mathematics; Dr. Candadai Seshachari, English and Dr. Jerald Storey, business administration. A total of 26 who formerly held the rank of assistant professor have now been promoted to associate professor. They are: Arthur Adelman, art; Duane Baldwin, accounting; Francis Belnap, health, physical education and recreation; Dr. Merlin Cheney, English; Charles Crittenden, data processing. Also, Dr. Larry Doman, foreign languages; Dr. Daniel Gallego, sociology; Dr. Bruce Handley, business, administration; James Harper, accounting; Dr. Bruce Haslam, psychology and Jay Hollingsworth, health, physical education and recreation. Also, Dr. Helen James, chemistry; Sidney Jensen, electronics; Dr. Steven Leon, iil.ih; mathematics; Donald McCor-mick, anthropology; Leonard Nicholas, data processing; Dr. Michael Slabaugh, chemistry; Robert Stein, logistics and Dr. Alan Stockland, microbiology. David Tolman, mathematics; David Tripp, physics; Dr. James Van Erden, economics ; Dr. Dale Van Metre, economics; Joyce Wanta, health occupations; Margaret Waterfall, health, i -1 -i ki i '! r, Mil - LI Strange things turn up in lost and found department Who will claim this pink pair of dentures? Who will claim this sexy black slip? "We will give them away with a smile," says Farrell Shepherd, Union Building director. Situated at the main desk in the Student Union Building since 1961, Lost and Found has an interesting job serving a worthwhile function for a forgetful and careless clientele of students, visitors and faculty members. This unique department has a potpourri of memorabilia and belongings including books, keys, gloves, socks, various underclothing, swim suits (in winter?), glasses, cameras, calculators and the above mentioned choppers and slip. According to Shepherd, unclaimed articles are kept from six to nine months, after then they will either be sold at an auction or salvaged for use on campus. Clothing is given to the Theatre Department and the proceeds from the sale of lost books go into the Lydia Tanner Scholarship Fund. In addition, all lost eye I ' physical education and recreation and Ronald Wooden, music. Those promoted from the rank of instructor to assistant professor are: James Beckham, music; Scot Birkinshaw, library; Donald Carpenter, social work; Evelyn Draper, nursing; Afton Higgs, library; Ruth Hunter, library; Scott Jensen, theater arts and Arlene Stein, nursing. glasses will be given to the Lions Club. All leftover items then are earmarked for an auction, which is held every one to two years depending on the volume. Monies received here go into the U.B. fund. Shepherd said he was surprised that so few people come back for a lost item. He urged persons that lose articles to check more than once, for sometimes the article is brought in after the initial call is made. 'Signpost' prints last issue Mar. 4 Next Tuesday's issue of the Signpost will be the last issue of winter quarter. The next issue is scheduled to come out on March 21 with Mary Woodhead as editor in chief. Any articles to be considered for the last issue must be turned in no later than 2 p.m. today for publication.
|Title||Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1975-02-28, Vol. 34, No. 36|
|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.|