Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1986-05-271
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Tuesday, May 27, 1986 Vol. 46 No. 56 r - ; , .-,. 'v ; ' s - i - .,-". ' . s." 4.- ; . v . ' 7 ? c ' -. . w . ? ' - v - ? . t . ' ' - - ' .." -. , : . v vA- r.wi ; ' f I j f ., -' -v .' - - ' .-.-S . -. . S ' .'V . & S tt..." :,:! ' , 'gs :.;: . feu The thrill of victory Weber StaCe runners Camille Tueller and Dana Willie (facing forward) congratulate each other following the 800-meter run at the MWAC Outdoor Track Championships held in Moscow, Idaho over the weekend. Tueller won the race, Signpost photoOscar Sosa while Willie took third place. Earlier in the day, Willie captured the 1,500-meter race, while Tueller finished third. The women's track team finished second overall. See related story on page 9. Peepers, flashers are a continuous problem by Rae Dawn Olbert Editor-in-Chief WSC police have received reports recently of peeping toms in the Swenson Gymnasium. Incidents like these, and others involving flashers, are not infrequent happenings at WSC, according to campus security. Dr. Richard Southwick, from the WSC counseling center, said there is no one reason for their actions; each person is different and cannot be stereotyped. Southwick said those who participate in these types of activities are mostly males who feel inferior to women in some way. He said in his experiences, many of them can relate their present actions to some traumatic experience from their childhood. They feel threatened by women, he said, and provoking a reaction from women through exposure provides them with a form of sexual stimulation. According to doctors from the Weber County Mental Health Clinic, those who peep are addicted to it. The important factor in their action is feeling safe while being able to stimulate themselves sexuallv. This reasoning applies also to phone callers. The peeper doesn't want the woman to be receptive. They put distance between the two parties, either before the action or immediately after. They feel inadequate and don't have much power in life or situations, so they create situations they can control. The doctors said most of the cases they help are sent to them from the courts. Unless they get caught and are referred by the courts, most who peep or expose themselves will not seek help. Southwick said this is because they do not perceive that they have a problem. Weber gains control of USA by Loretta Park News Editor Weber State's delegates to the Utah Student Association (USA) overturned the University of Utah's control last week. Jonathon Wright, ASWSC presidentelect, was elected president of the Utah Council of Studentbody Presidents. This council presides over the USA. Eleven colleges and universities throughout the state are members of the USA. J Todd Anderson, ASWSC president, was selected as one of the three nominees to be student regent next year on the Utah Board of Regents. Governor Norman H. Bangerter will make the final appointment. Anderson said he doesn't feel his chances are good to receive the appointment because Weber State has had "its fair share of student regents." The USA has been in existence for five years, and during that time, the president of the Utah Council of Studentbody Presidents has generally been from the University of Utah, said Anderson. (See ANDERSON on page 2) Inside . Campus update . . . page 6 Classifieds . . . page 11 Editorials . . . page 4 Entertainment . . . page 7 News . . . page 2 Sidelines . . . page 9 Sports . . . page 9 Sports briefs . . . page 12 Green is a triple winner See page 9 Classical guitarist joins faculty See page 8 Tragedy claims basketball star by Chris J. Miller Managing Editor Weber State basketball player Rob Thomas, who had just finished his career last season, was killed this past weekend in a motorcycle accident. According to police reports, Thomas was night-riding his motorcycle at Jericho in the Little Sahara State Park when he plunged off a 75-foot ledge. uu lima minim 11 I in un m z i f V x 1 Rob Thomas There were no witnesses, but a companion discovered Thomas shortly after the accident. He was taken to Central Valley Medical Center in Nephi where he was pronounced dead. He was 22 years old. Thomas was preparing to leave on an LDS mission to Albuquerque, New Mexico. He had given his farewell May 18 and was scheduled to leave on Thursday.Thomas was co-captain of this year's Wildcat basketball team, where he contributed as the first big man off the bench. Known as a very aggressive defender, Thomas helped the Wildcats to an 18-11 record until he broke his foot prior to the Big Sky Tournament this year. The 6-9 native of Roy, Utah was second team All-State in his senior year at Roy High, averaging over 18 points and 10 rebounds per game. He played two seasons at Snow Junior College, where he averaged 18.1 points and 12.2 rebounds, helping his team win the ICAC championship before being recruited by Wildcat coach Neil McCarthy. Thomas averaged just under 10 minutes playing time this past year, contributing a three point and three rebound average to the team. He had a career-high of 12 points and 10 rebounds against Northern Arizona. Funeral services are scheduled for Wednesday at Lindquist and Sons Mortuary in Ogden.
|Title||Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1986-05-27, Vol. 46, No. 56|
|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.|