Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1978-11-211
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i Volume 39 Number 16 Weber State College Ogden, Utah November 21, 1978 5 l , 3 1 PT residents celebrate dorm's tenth birthday by Mike Brubaker The tenth birthday of Promontory Tower was celebrated last Friday Nov. 17, in the dormitories with a dinner and a talent contest following the format of the Gong Show. The anniversary of the dormitory started with a Thanksgiving dinner being served to the students living in the dorms. After the dinner, a version of the Gong Show was performed by dorm students. "It really wasn't the Gong Show ," said Steve Lentendre, the master of ceremonies for the evening. "It wes more like a satire of the Gong Show." The Dong Show, as it was named by its organizer Chuck Curtis, featured seven acts from ISA elections void; reschedule International Students Association elections have been rescheduled for November 29, due to grievances filed with the Ombudsman Office concerning the United States students' vote. Ombudsman Dilo Lewis said, "During the last ISA meeting, candidates had been informed that the voting would be open only to foreign students. Therefore, the candidates confined their campaign to foreign students only." Lewis noted that at the last minute the ISA decided to allow all WSC students to vote. "This n V " . ! GREG GARFIELD and Mike Hun-sakcr, present and ast ASW SC Presidents confer on a liill in the : , -y . - . -vJ v ... i .. - i t i the four separate dorms. The acts were judged by a panel of three of the head residents. They were: Barbara Carver from Promontory Tower, Nancy Brekenridge; .Stansbury, and Steve Jackman; Wasatch. Of the seven acts, two received the gong while the winner was awarded a $19.89 check and a 1965 bowling trophy. "The trophy was awarded for bowling us over," said Curtis. The winning act was the Tenth Floor Trimmers who did their own commercial version of the Gloria Marshall Beauty Salon. The judges picked the winning act according to the crowd reaction, said Jackman. The half hour show went as well - as planned, said Curtis, "We had a pretty big crowd out there." he did not give all candidates an equal opportunity to reach the increased elecorate, so the election was cancelled," he said. Lewis said a meeting was called last Friday afternoon and a settlement was reached so all students from WSC could vote during the next election. Running for office are President: Jim Hajimomen, Oscar Osuala, Vice President: Ali Shujat Rizvi, Leo Uttah, Secretary: Sheik Faruk, MaryLou Abinales, Ted Ikong, Treasurer: Bilal Rizvi and A.B. Basey. .. f house of the LIA. W SC delegates were at the session Thursday, Friday and Saturday. 0 : i said. The show was going well until several people began throwing food. Said Letendre, "I was having fun until I got hit by a tomato." The evening was completed with a birthday cake being cut and several students singing Happy Birthday to the ten year old dorm. BGS applications due Dec. 8 Students who are planning to seek admission to the Bachelor of General Studies degree program should have their applications turned into Dr. Candadai Seshachari, director of general education, by Friday, Dec. 8. Requirements for a BGS degree are a minimum of 183 credit hours with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0. Students must select three concentrations, with a minimum of 20 credit hours in each, from different cademic departments. Applications must be turned into room 136 in the Social Science building. UIA rejects resolution Utah Intercollegiate Assembly House of Representatives unanimously passed a resolution to require open salary scales of all state institutions of higher education. However, The UIA Senate voted against the resolution by a slim margin of 10-8. UIA is an organization of Utah university and college student body officers that meet once a year. Its main purpose is to pass resolutions that concern higher education and then recommend the bills to be passed by the state legislatures. According to a representative, the house passed the bill because it felt the taxpayers had a right to know where their tax dollars were going. Weber State College Representatives who were present during the vote were Dale Hull, Mark Amacher, Chris Malan, Clay Richardson, and Brian Steele. Absent was Greg Garfield. Members of the Senate from Weber were Alan Bybee and Mike Hunsaker. Both voted against the resolution. PROMONTORY TOWERS celebrated its 10th anniversary friday night with a Dong Show and Teachers approve committee proposals Proposals adopted by the Salary Committee and the Executive Committee of the Faculty Senate were approved unanimously at a meeting held Thursday. With almost all of the faculty members present and none of the student members, the senate adopted the . fringe benefit policy put out by the salary committee, presented by Lee Sather, associate professor of History. The basic reason for this vote was to affirm the policy of enrollment in graduate courses by faculty and spouses. It was decided that, for the combined graduate program, faculty members can enroll with payment of one-half the tuition. Spouses may enroll in graduate courses up to five credit hours with payment of one-half the tuition. Council in by Sandy Berkow The WSC Advisory Council on Academic and Legislative Relations held a meeting Wednesday that violated the Sunshine Law which covers open and public meetings. The Sunshine Law (H.B. No. 84) states in section 52-4-6' "...(2) each public body shall give reasonable notice of the agenda, date, time and place of such meetings." "(3) Public notice shall include, but need not be limited to : (a) posting written notice at the principal office of the public body,...(b) Providing notice to at least one newspaper of general circulation within the geographic jurisdiction of the public body, or birthday cake. The festivities were attended by WSC students, photo credit Ron Feltman. Faculty members also approved a recommendation of the salary committee that the Faculty Senate request the administration to enroll all new faculty members hired after Jan. 1,-1978 in the Teacher Insurance and Annuities Administration-College Retirement Equity Fund (TIAA-CREF) retirement system as opposed to the state requirement system. Patricia Fernandez, mathematics department chairperson, gave a report from the executive committee about the parliamentarian. Richard C. Roberts, a history professor, was selected to hold the office with Kim Wheatley, assistant psychology professor, acting as parliamentarian in his absence. The meeting closed with a talk from WSC President Rodney Brady. violation to a local media correspondent." The Council gave notice of its Wednesday meeting by notifying its members in person or by telephone, but they did not notify the media. Neal Berube said he did not know that the Council is covered by the Sunshine Law nor had he ever seen a copy of it. Neal Berube, the ASWSC Academic Vice President, called the meeting to conduct the regular and ordinary business of the group. The intent of the Sunshine Law is to have the actions of public agencies, which includes the Advisory Council, "taken openly and to have their deliberations be conducted openly."
|Title||Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1978-11-21, Vol. 39, No. 16|
|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.|