Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1978-02-031
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- Volume 38, Number 29 Weber State College Ogden, Utah February 3, 1978 .... ..,, i t f " , V " , ' ""W " t i ' ' :: l f - , - f Photo by Clyde Mueller FREE AND EASY: JoAnn Sugihara, enrolled in the WSC Day School for pre-school children, expresses the richness of life through simple expression. Less apathy sought in elections by Nancy Bailey Staff Reporter "I would like to see less student apathy towards the election of student officers," said Judy McCree, chairperson of the Elections Committee. McCree indicated she would like more student par ticipation in the elections. Moreover, she said dependable, unbiased volunteers are needed to man the voting booths during both the primary and final elections. Must Remain Full-time According to ASWSC election by-laws, candidates for office must be full time students and have a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or greater. Members of Executive Council must plan to remain full-time students during the entire term of office. A student may not run for more than one ASWSC office and cannot hold more than one office at one time. Present members of the Executive Council and Academic Council may file for candidacy and run as long as their term of tenure for these offices do not overlap. The Elections Committee will verify the eligibility of the candidates prior to their names being placed on the primary ballot. A Chart of Responsibility The duties and responsibilities of the ASWSC elected officials vary for each office. A chart outlining the committees and responsibilities for each member of Executive Council can be found in the Activities Center of the Union Building. McCree emphasized that support is needed and volunteers can contact her in the Student Activities office ext. 477. She said, "If you don't participate on Elections Committee at least by leaving suggestions with the ASWSC secretaries andor by voting on election days, then don't gripe at the results." Black history month to be celebrated In observation of National Black History Month members of WSC's Black Scholars United (BSC) will be sponsoring various activities and programs throughout the month of February. The center of most activity during Black History Month will be the Union Building Lounge. Observe Whole Month "Traditionally BSU has had a Black Emphasis Week but this year we'd like to observe the whole month," said Forrest Crawford, BSU advisor. Beginning Monday, Feb. 6, the week will kick off with opening ceremonies at 11 a.m. in the UB lounge with members of BSU singing the Black National Anthem. There will be gospel singing throughout the day. Tuesday, Feb. 7, a film "Black History Lost, Stolen or Strayed" narrated by Bill Cosby will be shown at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8, all day will be High School Day in honor of the black prep school students from the area. Tours of the campus will be given and a movie "Blue Dishikki" will be shown. Sickle Cell Testing Thursday, Feb. 9, Sickle Cell Anemia Blood testing will be conducted in the Union Building Lounge by the Zoology Dept. A soul food lunch will be held at noon in Promontory Tower cafeteria. Friday, Feb. 10, an African film from Nigeria will be shown. Throughout the week a membership and Tee shirt drive will be held.
|Title||Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1978-02-03, Vol. 38, No. 29|
|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.|