Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1978-02-141
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Volume 38 Number 32 Speak-out for hopeful officials planned Friday by Rex Leetham "Humor is the glue that has COMIC PAT PAULS EM The ASWSC Elections Committee has organized a "speak-out" for the candidates for next year's student body offices. The discussion will take place Feb. 17 in the UB Lobby at noon. There will be an Election Committee Meeting following at 1 p.m. in UB 228. This meeting is very important for all interested in manning election booths on Feb. 21, 22, and 28 or March 1. Primary elections will be held the 21st and 22nd of February. Final elections are on Feb. 28 and March 1. Students will be running for positions in either Executive Council or the Academic Senate. Each student can run for only one office at a time. Positions open for the Executive Council are president, academic vice-president, student services vice president, cultural vice president, activities vice president, public-relations vice president, and administrative vice president. Seats in the senate include those from the areas of Humanities, Allied Health, Business, Natural Sciences, Education, Technology and Social Sciences. All candidates must be full-time students with a cumulative GPA of 2.0. After elections this spring, they must attend at least three-fourths of all Council meetings between June 1 and the beginning of fall quarter. Duties and responsibilities of the student officers are defined on a chart in the Activities Center. A public drawing will be held to determine the order of the names on the ballots. Campaign speech times and their locations will be announced later. Paulsen tells humor bound men together since the beginning of time," according to explained his funny finger during Thursday's convocation. Weber State College Ogden, Utah history comedian Pat Paulsen. In a noon convocation last Free health info, on 24-hr. Line Free health information is available through the Davis North Medical Center "Health Line." By phoning 825-9561 you may listen to any of over 150 taped messages listed in the Health Line brochure. Information is available under such subject headings as Health Careers, Common Ailments, Communicable Diseases, Drug Abuse, Cancer, Female Problems, Mental Health and many more. Specific tapes and their code numbers are listed in the Health Line brochure which is available free of charge at the Davis North Medical Center Information Desk. According to the hospital Administrative Secretary Chris Poore, the Health Line was installed in October of 1977 and was the first such facility in this area. She said it is a "non profit project ssaL Thursday, Paulsen spoke on "Comedy Through The Ages". He jokingly said there are several theories as to the origin of comedy. "The best known of the theories on this subject," Paulsen said, "are Darwin's theory on the evolution of comedy, the Freudian theory on the psychology of comedy and recently, a whole new hypothesis has taken the comedy world by storm. This theory was expressed by Eric VonDanegan in his book Punch Lines of the Gods." Paulsen continued to outline the history on comedy beginning with Neanderthal Man, civilized man and into the age of Greece. "Then came the dark ages, the rebirth of humor . . . and the quest for the holy joke," Paulsen said. His history lesson progressed with jokes about the landing of the pilgrims, founding of America, the westward movement and comedy in the modern era. Paulsen spoke to a responsive crowd of approximately 500 people in the Union Building Ballroom. It was his second appearance at WSC in less than two years. February 14, 19755 designed to educate the public on various health subjects." She added that the entire project is financed by the Davis North Medical Center. Poore said many of the tapes are canned messages sent in from California, others are written, produced and taped by the hospital staff members. All tapes must meet the approval of the medical staff. They are checked for accuracy and completeness of content. Each tape is about three minutes long. The tape listing brochure says, "The tapes should not be used in lieu of seeking help from a qualified physician. But receiving quick and thorough information may guide you in consulting one." Hospital switch board operator Gay Dixon says they receive an average of about 15 calls a day for the tapes. She said the most popular tapes are those on mental health, specifically the one entitled "Does Your Child Need Emotional Help?" Other popular tapes are those on Smoking, Alcoholism and Bee Stings. The Health Line number is open 24 hours a day and is available to anyone, or any organization that wishes to use it. Just call 825-9561 and ask for the selected tape code number. Code numbers are listed in the tape brochure, available at the Davis North Medical Center Information Desk. See Pete at no cost tonight! WSC student tickets are available at no charge for tonight's performance of "Peter Pan," a musical fantasy by James M. Barrie. The play features a flying system designed by Peter Foy and begins at 8 p.m. "Peter Pan" plays through Feb. 18 in the FAC Auditorium with a 2 p.m. matinee the 18th. Tickets range in price from $1 to $3.50. For more information, contact the Theatre Box Office in the Fine Arts Center.
|Title||Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1978-02-14, Vol. 38, No. 32|
|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.|