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ju ry Inside.. Grizzlies claw Wildcats see page 13 N What did you say? How to be a better listener See page 10 Does Weber have a place in education? see page 4 c o II 09 "O Seniors Tuesday, Nov. 11 Juniors Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. 12-13 For more information reguarding Sophomores Monday and specific times of registration, consult Tuesday, Nov. 17-18 the WSC Winter Quarter Schedule. Registration made easier Stephanie Mencimer Assistant News Editor Registration for Winter Quarter officially began Monday for all seniors. Forms for registration are being distributed in the Miller Administration building for all continuing students. Dates for in-person registration will be as follows: Seniors Tuesday, Nov. 11 Juniors Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. 12 and 13 Sophomores Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 17 and 18 Freshmen Wednesday to Friday, Nov. 19-21 Hours will be between 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Department approval stamps are not required,,but students should adhere to the prerequesite. Students may defer payment until the following dates: Seniors December 8 Juniors December 9 Sophomores December 10 Freshmen December 11 Phone in registration will be between 6:00 and 9:00 p.m. on Nov. 10-13, and 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. Nov. 17-20. The deferred payment for phone-in registration is Dec. 12. December 16 and 17 will be open registration for all students, in-person or phone-in, and the deferred payment date is Dec. 29. The final registration day will be Jan. 2, and tuition and fees must be paid before 4:30 p.m. One addition has been made to the Winter Class schedule: French 101, sec.l, First Year French 12:30 daily, Bl 142, instructor Dr. Jean Andre. High school students compete Susan Fishburn News Editor Thursday, Nov. 13, 190 high school students will converge on Weber State College to compete in the Buick WSC Automotive Contests. The prize is a brand new 1987 Buick Park Avenue. The competition, sponsored by Buick and the automotive department at WSC, is unique in the nation in terms of the number of students participating. "There isn't a contest, even on a national level, with this many students involved," Rondo Erickson, head of the automotive engineering technology program at WSC, said. The students will come from high schools from Bountiful to Logan. Thirteen schools in all will be part of the contest. "The goal of the contest is to make high school students aware of the program at Weber," Erickson said. Arrangements were made for the prize by Erickson while in Flint, Michigan, earlier this year. The automotive department works closely wih dealerships and manufacturers in the automotive industry. In the contest this week, high school teams will take a written test that will narrow the competition down to five teams. The finalists will return to Weber on Dec. 18 to "trouble shoot" five cars that have identical "buss." "?t JteVnw"8 tea,m wiU be announced by Weber State College president Nadauld dnrino & Hi, lldUUHie. Jim Whetton Buick will also be on hand to present the victors with the. new .car. The car will then be used by the high school the team represents in their own auto mechanics program as a teaching aid. Dan Litchford, vocalist, will perform for the students prior to the test Thursday while they are served refreshments. After the entertainment, testing will begin. The automotive engineering technology program at WSC is one of the few in the nation to be accredited. Students from the program placed third in the mini-baha national competition. Veterans appreciated Today from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., free coffee and donuts will be offered in the U.B. in front of the Junction. Coordinated by Kevin Bell, AS WSC non-traditional senator, the event is sponsored by ASWSC and the WSC Veterans Administration. "If it wasn't for the Veterans, we wouldn't be free to go to the college, said Bell. 1 ..... ,JIL REZIC FOOTBAI I, FANS watch as Ihe Wildcats lose toTthe Griz'z'li'eV, 55-29'sa'turday. (Signpost pholo: Scott Miller) Senate commits to rally support JaNae Barlow Managing Editor Yesterday, the ASWSC senate passed a resolution committing each senate member to lead a group of students to the rally at the State Capitol next Monday.The demonstration will be quite impressive, said Grant Protzman, ASWSC advisor. With a goal of 10,000 students attending the demonstration from Utah's colleges and universities, he said he didn't believe more than 1,200 people had ever demonstrated at the capitol on any issue, including polygamy and the Vietnam war. The demonstration is an effort to force the Utah governor, Norman H. Bangerter and the legislature, to respond to the need to ensure a quality education program in the future, said Brian Palfreyman, ASWSC student lobbyist. The Weber group is planning to leave the college at 2:30 p.m. for the event which begins at 3:30 p.m. They are expecting to return to the college around 6 p.m. Alternatives for busing are currently being worked on by Kevin Bell, ASWSC senator for non-traditional students and coordinator of the collegeeffort. To volunteer for the demonstration, students can sign up Thursday, during Open Hour in the U.B. lobby. Also on the agenda, was the abolishment of the Association of Registered Organizations, A.R.O., constitution; approval of a loan for the Weber chapter of National Association of Home Builders, N.A.H.B.; and approval of a Library Improvement Bill. "The A.R.O. constitution is currently different than the standard operating procedure," said Aaron Thatcher, A.R.O. president, when requesting the abolishment of the constitution. The senate passed a proposal stating that Thatcher would have a new charter for the organization ready for approval in the January 5 meeting. The proposal also stated that the senate would be the functioning body that would deal with any problems dealing with the constitutionality of any actions taken by A.R.O. in the interum before the new charter is passed. Rules were suspended so as to allow the senate to vote on the issue at yesterday's meeting. This was done so that a loan requested by N.A.H.B. could also be considered at the meeting. The senate approved the loan for $1,750 to N.A.H.B. to secure airline tickets and motel accommodations for their trip to a national convention in January. The money is to be paid back in full by January 31. Currently A.R.O. policy sets a maximum for loans at $500, but based on the earlier vote concerning the A.R.O. constitution, the senate passed the resolution for the loan. The senate also passed a resolution placing money collected through the 1985-'86 tuition surcharge be deposited in an interest bearing account. The income from the fund will be used to purchase and renew periodical titles, and in other appropriate ways, to support library development. Also in the resolution was a commitment that ASWSC will continue to support library development by sponsoring projects and programs in the future.
|Title||Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1986-11-11, Vol. 47, No. 15|
|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.|