Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1982-05-141
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r - i i WEBER STATE-2110 OGDEN 84408 FRIDAY, MAY 14, 1982 Vol. 42 No. 54 - WSC celebrates spring with Sunfest and Solar Rock '82 The third annual Sunfest is well underway, with events taking place yesterday and today, and culminating in Solar Rock '82, to be held tomorrow on the shores of the WSC duck pond. In Sunfest activities yesterday, a cookout was held on the walkway between the Admin and Union Buildings. About 400 people took advantage of the $1 hamburger offer, including WSC President Rodney Brady. A fashion show was also held, featuring male and female models. Shortly afterwards, a ping-pong ball drop was sponsored by the Associated Women Students, with prizes to be given out at noon today in the U.B. lobby. A Hawaiian Luau and a miniature golf tournament were also held last night, but details were unavailable at press time. An awards and honors banquet is scheduled for 7 p.m. tonight, to name the Organization of the Year, Professor of the Year, Male and Female Athletes of the Year, Male and Female Scholars of the Year, the Wildcat Achievement of the Year Award, and the Associated Women Students' Silver Chalice Award for Outstanding Woman Student of the Year. At 9 p.m. tonight, a Falklands Island Stomp will be held in the U.B. Ballroom, with non-alcoholic Pina Coladas and Strawberry Daiquiris available. Admission is $1.50 with I.D. and $2 without. The highlight of Sunfest comes on Saturday with Solar Rock '82, an outdoor concert scheduled to run from noon until 11 p.m. Seven local bands will be playing in the all-day event on the shores of the WSC duck pond. Those bringing picnic lunches will be treated, hopefully, to a day of sunshine and good music. In addition, fireworks are scheduled to be set off shortly after sunset. In the event of foul weather, the musical portion of the festivities will be moved to the Dee Events Center. In conjuction with the scheduled events, the Resident Halls Association has scheduled an outdoor dance, to be held in the dormitory parking lot from 10-12:30 p.m. An outdoor showing of the movie M.A.S.H. will also be held at 12:30 at the dorms. Photo by Dana Johnson WSC student and skydiver Vinnie Salemme floats to a near-perfect landing on campus yesterday, lending excitement to Sunfest activities. I . u til I I I f f - tf ft I m I t ijLf lv-4,V "Mr' ' f ' - " v - s,'-wk, v M ?; ' " I I 1 1 1 ' - 1 I ? Concerts - A losing proposition? by Mark Jones Concerts at the Dee Events Denter are supposed to self -supportive, yet $7,000 of the ASWSC budget will go to concerts next year. The ASWSC budget receives its funding through student fees, which were raised by $3 last month. According to Richard Hackwell, cultural affairs vice president of ASWSC, the $7,000 will be used to cover the difference between expected concert costs of $52,000 and expected ticket receipts of $45,000. "Concerts at the Dee Events Center will operate at a loss for a short time, until we get an established program. However, I see concerts to be a moneymaker for ASWSC in the future," Hackwell said. He added that, though concerts are presently operating at a loss, they are providing a service for trie students and effectively utilizing and publicizing the Dee Events Center. The University of Utah and Utah State University also operate their concerts at a loss. The two schools plan to lose $35,000 and $21,000 respectively next year in concerts. However, their concert programs are subsidized, which means their students can purchase concert tickets at a reduced ticket rate. "Since we do not subsidize our concerts, we have to charge as much for tickets as the professional promoters charge," Hackwell said. This year's budget allowed a $10,000 buffer against loss on concerts. $7,000 of that buffer was used to cover the loss taken on the Peter Frampton concert. $5,000 was later recovered by the more successful Rick Springfield concert. The remaining money left in the buffer fund will be carried over into next year's fund. Todd Boothe, ASWSC's cultural vice presidentelect, does not expect to lose any money on next year's concerts. "We were trying to schedule the 'Commodores,' but they were too expensive. Right now we. are working on bringing in the Go-Go's. Pat Benatar or Air Supply. With these groups, we should pretty well break even," Boothe said. Campus police announce change in parking policy Photo by Dana Johnson A model from the Finishing Touch Modeling Agency shows off one of the latest spring fashions in yesterday's Fashion Show, part of Sunfest. Inside.,. Awards & Honors Banquet p. 3 Editorial p. 4 Student Art Show : p. 6 Sports p. 8 "T. Buff" returns to WSC! The preferred parking "A" permit areas will go on sale on the August 9 to faculty and staff according to campus security officials. "A" decals will be sold only to faculty and staff members until September 24 when they will be opened to the student body. The number of permits to be sold for the "A" areas has been limited; after these permits are sold,.decal sales for "A" parking will be closed. Faculty and staff members will be required to show their ID cards at the time of purchase. All "A" parking areas for faculty and staff are assigned by the administration each school year. Due to the limited number of stalls in the "A" areas, the permits are sold on a first come basis according to the assigned lot Effective fall quarter, a new campus parking lot numbering system will go into effect. This new sytem will simply match lot numbers by decal designation, making it easier to find the assigend parking area. The "Special Reserved A" permit may be purchased for $200. Application for this type of permit must be made before July 1 in order to allow sufficient time for sign placement. The regular area "A" permit prices for the first vehicle will be $34. Those who wish to register more than one vehicle for parking on campus may purchase permits in the transfer system. Each additonal vehicle which is registered will cost $5. A brochure of the parking rules and regulations is available in the campus security police office. Other parking questions can be answered by calling the Security Office at 626-6460.
|Title||Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1982-05-14, Vol. 42, No. 54|
|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.|