Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1982-11-091
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"" 11 ' -' .ir ii..n aim mira. .. . i i.i .r i i ... i.n. I. , . .r.irin. ..i. . , . i, i ,., mm mm. ' iff ! rr n rr o n rr f rrvr i Two views of mainland China in today's Signature section story on page 7 Tuesday, November 9, 1982 Vol. 43, No. 13 WEbER STATE COllEqE Zf WSC pans Handicap day Music by handicapped entertainers, blind baseball, wheelchair basketball and booths are part of the activites scheduled for'Handicapped Awareness Day, Nov. 11 at Weber State College. Michelle Blake, student services vice president for the Associated Students of Weber State College, said that activities are designed to point out to college students and administrators the difficulties of being handicapped. She said that while Weber State does not have many facilities that are inaccessible to the handicapped, there are still many physical barriers for these students. Ms. Blake said, "There is plenty of handicapped parking, for example, in the parking lot in front of the Browning Center, and there are plenty of ramps leading up to the building, but once you get inside there are stairs going up and stairs going down." Ms. Blake said that on the day of the event clocks will be covered, stairways blocked off and signs placed on doorways that are inaccessible to the handicapped, encouraging students to find other entrances. Students will also have the chance to become more acquainted with those who have physical handicaps by participating in blind "beeper" baseball or in wheelchair bowling or basketball. "A lot of people are scared of the handicapped. If they can come in and play basketball with them they will begin to understand them and become more aware of some of the things they are going through," said Ms. Blake. On Thursday blind baseball will begin at 8 a.m. in the field west of the Social Science Building. At 9 a.m. wheelchair basketball will begin in the Shepherd Union Building ballroom and from 9 a.m. until noon music and displays will be in the SUB lobby. A convocation lecture featuring Tom Sullivan from the movie "If You Could See What I Hear" will be held at noon in the Austad Auditorium of the Browning Center for the Performing Arts. After the convocation there will be a panel discussion of handicap problems with Sullivan and handicapped WSC students as panelists. All activities are free and the public is invited. Schedules go on sale today Class schedules for winter quarter will go on sale today in the Weber State-bookstore, downstairs in the Union Building. Students are advised to follow the registration schedule listed on page 6 of the schedule. The schedule outlines the dates for the different classes to register. Seniors only will be allowed to register on Thursday, November 18 while juniors must register on the next day, Friday the 19th. Sophomores will register on Monday, November 22, and advanced freshmen (those with more than 1 but less than 44 hours) will register on Tuesday, November 23. Starting freshmen are slated to register on Wednesday, Nov. 24. Registration will close from November 25 to Dec. 13, after which registration will be conducted on a first-come, first-served basis. Students are reminded to complete their financial preparations prior to registration. Payment of tuition and fees must be made at the time of registration. Registration without payment will not be completed. turn imwriiy""- e.x-xsj , e tw j,- jp-w. . 1 ' ' if r A n?--? hr--; ..'v.'-'.rv- ul f . J : li . l.:..r. ji..:'ai; , i u.aij u, ;..Mii-tJ Weber State football fans go wild dur- ph' b" Rodne Wri9hl ing Saturday's cliff-hanging victory. Although the overall attendence was Head football coach Mike Price com- light, those students and fans who mented on the amount of support the braved the temperatures were treated fans showed for the Wildcats. to some top-notch football. C 1 UK a 4 i ; ) ' - . ..4 1 Pholo by Rodney Wrighl Weber State's star kicker Roger Ruzek kicking tied the score and sent the watches anxiously as the ball soars Wildcats into a triple overtime victory through the uprights. In the last eight against Nevada-Reno. The final score seconds of the game Ruzek's masterful was 46-43 Weber State. Blind musician to give convo Tom Sullivan, famed author and musician, will speak Thursday, November 11 at noon in the Browning Fine Arts Center as part of the convocation series. Blind since birth, Sullivan will be the highlight speaker at the second annual Handicap Awareness Day. Sullivan sees life as a process of choices, and he chooses to laugh at situations that make most people uncomfortable. Learning to live with his "inconvenience from birth," Sullivan found early on that a challenge is just a problem waiting to be solved. He attended Harvard majoring in child psychology. Music has played an important role in Sullivan's life, and several of his songs are included in the movie "If You Could Se What I Hear." Sullivan is also active in humanitarian organizations dedicated to encouraging other people to overcome their handicaps. In 1969 Sullivan married Patricia Steffen in Tucson, and they are now the parents of two children, Blythe and Tommy. The dramatic climax of the movie is based on a true incident when young Blythe fell into the swimming pool. Only Sullivan's acute sense of hearing saved her from drowning. Sullivan is looking ahead to more artistic professional and physical challenges. "It all gets down to choices," he maintains, "I choose to laugh-to live." The movie "If You Could See What I Hear" will play Wednesday, Nov. 10 at 7 and 9:30 p.m. in U.B. room 338. Attendence to the convocation and movie is free.
|Title||Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1982-11-09, Vol. 43, No. 13|
|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.|