Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1981-11-031
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Li O lull OiPJSlJ WEBER STATE-2 110 OGDEN 84408 TUESDAY 3 NOVEMBER 1981 42 Iss. Photo by Robert Fields Derk John Hunwick, 23, is led away by police after he allegedly attempted to make off with a football Saturday. Hunwick was charged with theft and booked into the Weber County jail following the incident. Police pinch alleged pigskin pilferer at game A November 19 trial date was set Monday for a Roy man accused of stealing a football during the Weber State-Northern Arizona football game here Saturday. Derk John Hunwick, 23, was arraigned Monday in Third Circuit Court before Judge Robert Phillips, where he pleaded innocent to the charge of theft, (a class B misdemeanor) and was released on his own recognizance. Hunwick was arrested by campus police and members of the Weber County Sheriff's Patrol after he allegedly caught the ball following an extra point attempt and tried to run out of the stadium with it. Hunwick was detained by stadium officials until police officers arrived. He was later booked into the Weber County jail. Campus police reports indicate the Wilson TD football was valued at $120. Weber State College pioneers Handicapped Awareness Day It's no World Series, but a baseball game at Weber State College today will be a very unique game, because all the players are blind. The blind baseball game will be played by both blind and blindfolded students and is just one of the many activities scheduled for Handicapped Awareness Day, an event sponsored by the Associated Students of WSC, the Social Work Club and the sorority of Lamba Delta Sigma. The Awareness Day starts at 7:30 a.m. in room 241 of the WSC Union Building and includes a handicapped tour of the campus by administration officials. Officials will tour campus as handicapped students would and have the choice of being blindfolded, in a wheelchair or wearing earplugs. Other activities include a lecture by Barbara Smith, relief society president of the L.D.S. church, and another by Dr. Bruce Haslam, WSC chairman of the department of psychology. Stephanie DeGraw, student services vice president, said that, although this event is the-first of its kind in the state, she hopes it "will not be just a one-shot deal." She said she has invited student government officers from other colleges and universities, with hope they will hold similar activities.Ms. DeGraw said, "This is a day for total awareness, not a day to point fingers. The more people we make aware, the more positive will be the improvements." According to Ms. DeGraw, during the daylong conference, disabled students hope to make the students, administration and community members more aware of the difficulties handicapped students encounter. From there, she said, appropriate changes can be made. Ms. DeGraw noted also that a total of 15 community displays, including ones from the Utah Easter Seal Association, Ogden Speech and Hearing Center, the Center for the Blind and the Utah Association of the Deaf, will be set up in the Union Building. Also planned is an art and ceramics exhibit which will feature works of handicapped artists from throughout the state. The exhibit will take place all day outside the Union Building Ballroom. Some of the works included in the display have won awards in competition. "The Steel Mill," a painting by Herb Smart Jr. of Salt Lake City, is one such work. It won a first place ribbon at the Sister Kenny International Art Show of Disabled Artists. Ms. DeGraw said of the event, "We really jant to involve the community, and hopefully, the community will come up andparticipate." WSC Debate Team places second The Weber State College Debate team returned home yesterday after attending the University of California at Berkeley Invitational Tournament.Participating in the tournament were representatives from over 30 colleges and universities from all overthe western United States. In the area of open divison CEDA (Cross Examination Debate Association), the team of Jill Niederhauser and David Allen placed second overall, beating UCLA and BYU in the quarter and semi-final rounds respectively and then dropping a close 3-2 decision in the final round to San Francisco State University. In the area of individual events, Dave Allen was a finalist in open division Per? suasive Speaking and a semi-finalist in Extemporaneous Speaking. Robert Webb was a semi-finalist in junior division' Extemporaneous Speaking and Jill Niederhauser was a semi-finalist in open division Impromptu Speaking. While at the tournament. Professor Randolph Scott, WSC Debate Coach and National President of the Cross Examination Debate Association, participated in a one and one half hour video taped discussion concerning the roles, functions and theoretical foundations of that association. The Debate Team is looking forward to its next competition to be held at Southern Utah State College in Cedar City next weekend and also to hosting the British Debate Team when they visit Weber State on November 24. Winning ways alive and well at Weber Weber outlasts Lumberjacks in overtime thriller See page 6. Golfers blast talented field at Pacific Invitational See page 7.
|Title||Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1981-11-03, Vol. 42, No. 13|
|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.|