Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1941-05-221
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W B NUMBER 17 VOLUME 4 OGDEN, UTAH, THURSDAY, MAY 22, 1941 & W Am & ' r r 1 1 Graduation Set for May 29; 221 to Receive Degrees Ranks of the Alumni association of Weber college will gain 221 new members on May 29, when the largest group ever to graduate will receive their diplomas. Candidates for graduation as announced by Mrs. Clarisse Hall, registrar, number 221, an increase of 19 over 1940 when 202 students were graduated. Associate of arts diplomas will be given to 19 students, 147 will receive associate of science diplomas and 55 will get n&r-t ifirsifps nf rnmnletion. Baccalaureate services will be held Sunday evening, May 25 at eight o'clock in the Weber college auditorium. The baccalaureate ser mon will be delivered by Rev. Dr. Robert D. Steele, president of Westminster college at Salt Lake City. The program scheduled is: "Kam-menoi Ostrow" by Rubinstein, played by Mr. James Clair Anderson, organ; Beverly Jurgens, piano; and Elaine Grow, piano. Invocation by Mr. William H. Reeder. "Rondo Capriccioso" by Saint-Saens, Weber college orchestra directed by Mr. Clair W. Johnson. Ramon Varela will be featured as the violinist. Mixed sextette directed by Mr. Roland C. Parry will sing "Morning" by Speaks. The sermon by Dr. Robert D. Steel. A selection from the opera, Faust and benediction by Dean Albert Anderson. Dr. George Oscar Russell, superintendent of the Utah school for the deaf and blind, will be the commencement speaker. The fifty-third commencement exercises will be held Thursday, May 29 at eight o'clock in the Ogden high school auditorium. The program scheduled for the exercises as was announced by Mrs. Hall is as follows: "The Lord's Prayer" Malotte- Ruth Taylor, soprano Elsie McKay, contralto Don Bjorkland, bass Jack Larsen, tenor Invocation, Reverend Wilfred Joseph Giroux "Crimean Rhapsody" Piastro Kenneth Kuchler, violinist Address to Graduates, Dr. Russell "A Song at Nightfall" Lenar-KelleyYVrber college Musettes J. Clair Anderson, director Induction of graduates into Associated Alumni of Weber college Alfred Russell Croft Introduction of class President Henry Aldous Dixon Presentation of diplomas Superintendent Charles Henry SUitlmore "Hallelujah" Beethoven Weber college glee club, Roland C. Parry, director Benediction David S. Romney The reception for the graduates and patrons will be held Thursday evening in the college ballroom. Sunday afternoon the Weber college faculty women's association will have a garden tea for the graduates and parents at the college campus. Honor students listed for graduation include the following: Highest honors. Earl De Onge Tanner and Olive Arlene Jenson. High honors, Gladys Godfrey, Emma Martin, Vivian Stromberg, Marie Manning, Helen Powell, Glayden Russell, Reed Coray, and Michi Sato. Honors, Leonard Miller, Kent Baggs, Charlene Smith .Sarah Jackson. Berneice McEntire, Al-mira Heslop, Harold Kesler, Cleve Powlsen, Richard Skeen, Margaret Tingey, Blair Evans, J. M. Demos. Betty Smalley, Arlene Andrew, Grant Campbell, Louise Dixon, Betty Louise Balch, Ada Weir, Eleanor Perry, Don Bus well, Marion Ny-land, and Wayne Chrlstensen. Dixon Return Discloses Research Plans "Chosen with eight other junior colleges in the United States Weber college will receive $6000 for research work," said Dr. Henry A. Dixon, Weber college president. An appropriation of $100,000 from the general board of education will be used for this project on terminal education. Dr. Dixon has just returned from a meeting of consultants and staff members of the research project at Denver, Colorado, and reported that each of the institutions will receive six thousand and the rest will be used to maintain three workshops, and for books reporting the results of the research. "Instead of using this money to hire someone to do this research work for us. or using it in my work at the George Peabody university, I have a plan whereby this money can be used to grant scholarships to 10 Weber college teachers each summer. This would allow them to study in the best workshop and under the best authorities available in the country," stated Dr. Dixon. "Then in two or three years time we would have a faculty unequaled in the country." "I know that this plan will be okayed, because I talked to two of the directors, Rosco C. Ingalls, and Leland L. Medsker, while I was at Denver, and I am sure I can get the consent of D. S. Campbell because it is he I am to work with this summer," continued Dr. Dixon. The three workshops are located, one at Nashville, Tenn., one at Berkeley, Calif., and one at Los Angeles, California. Dr. Dixon has been chosen as a consultant in the Peabody workshop for the study of selection and organization of terminal courses especially suited to needs of the Ogden area. He will be a member of the Peabody faculty from July 5 to August 7, 1941. Dr. Robert A. Clarke, director of vocational guidance from Weber college will study at the Los Angeles workshop. Applications Solicited . . . Student Body President Elect Jack Larson today requested all students desiring committee positions for next year to file applications with next years officers immediately in the student body office. President Stresses Need . . . Organized intelligence is possibly the greatest earthly power. When it is directed into wholesome channels it becomes a great positive social force. The organization of the associated alumni of Weber has provided a great deal of stability that has been lacking before. Two years is a very short time for students to be with us, but if after graduation they receive the school paper, attend the homecoming games, the Founders' day exercises, the annual alumni dinner, and the commencement exercises, the traditions of the school will become more firmly rooted in their lives. The Alumni association is moving full speed ahead. The faculty and students hail these new activities with enthusiasm and pledge their support to them in any way possible. President H. A. Dixon. Yearbook Day Designated Next Tuesday May 27 is Acorn day, according to Budd Johnson, editor. The theme of the book is carried out 100 per cent in photopgraphy. The yearbooks this year will be issued in the same manner that they were last year. On Monday, May 26, all persons who have paid for their books in full may go to the bookstore and receive a card entitling them to a yearbook. On the following day, Tuesday, March 27, the books will be issued in exchange for these cards. Tomorrow the price of the yearbook will automatically be raised from $2.50 to $3.00, payment to be made in the bookstore. Following the precedent of previous years, Miss Eva Browning, Weber college librarian, announced that no yearbooks vould be allowed in the library, so that cramming for exams could go on unhampered by autographing. However, she announced that Wednesday, May 28, at three o'clock, after all exams are over, the ilibrary will be opened up to everyone for the sole purpose of signing yearbooks, and will remain open until ten o'clock that night. At the same time, Mr. Pat Riley, bookstore manager, announced that the bookstore and fountain will remain open until seven-thirty o'clock that night, and that tables will be provided for writing purposes. Faculty Member Leaves W. C. t At Year's End This is Mr, David Trevithick's last week at Weber college. He announced today that he is leaving at the end of this school year. Mr. Trevithick has been a member of the English department for eight years. One of those years was on leave of absence in Europe. His special work has been mainly advising the yearbook and literary magazine. This year the literary magazine, Scribulus, received an all-Ameriean rating. It was entered with the bureau for the first time but has been in existence in the same format and type of content for the four years of its existence under Mr. Trevithick. Acorn, the yearbook, rated first class last year. During Coach L. H. Monson's leave three years ago, Mr. Trevithick substituted as debate coach. His teams won the Utah-Idaho league in men's debate and took second in women's debate. Mr. Trevithick's plans have not been announced. He has long been a hard-working supporter of Governor Herbert Maw, however, and recently saw his faith justified in the governor's election and notable beginning in office. He was, in fact, manager of the campaign in Ogden. And so it is generally felt on the campus that it is his duty to take a responsible part in the government he helped elect. W. C. Alumni Association Slate Reunions Tuesday The annual meeting of the Associated Alumni of Weber college wil be held Tuesday, May 27, at eight o'clock in the Weber college auditorium. Mr. David O. McKay of the first presidency of the L. D. S. church, a former principal of Weber Stake academy and one of the outstanding founders and supporters of Weber, will be the speaker. A musical program has been arranged. Following the meeting a reception will be held on the mezzanine floor of the gymnasium, at which re- "freshments will be served. Arrangers DR. R. B. PETTY Naval Pilot Board Visits Campus The U. S. Naval Reserve Aviation board honored Weber college Friday May 16, and placed before the students of Weber an opportunity to serve their country and assure an exciting and profitable future for themselves. Those students from Weber college who were examined Friday are: Kay Crockett, Darrell Cramer, Grant Hinchcliff, Winslow Gardner, Budd Johnson, Pete Petrie, Eddie Dayhuff, Byron Wood, Tom Toyn, Dale Welling, Glen Cherry anj Delmar Stone. 20 Year Class Sets Reunion Program The class of 1921 will hold its first class reunion Tuesday evening, May 27, at seven o'clock. The group will meet in Room 214 of the Moench building to renew friendships and talk over the "good old days" at Weber. Elden H. Dye, Marjorie Brewer Dahlstrom and Paul Cragun are serving as a committee to carry out arrangements for the event. It is hoped that every member will make an effort to be present. RUSSELL CROFT President A, Russell Croft of the Associated Alumni will preside at the meeting. Under President Croft's leadership the Associated Alumni have been very active during the year. He invites all graduates and former students of Weber college, Weber Normal college, Weber academy and Weber Stake academy, together with the faculty and this year's graduating class, to get together, both at the meeting and at the reception. "This is a splendid opportunity to renew old acquaintances and make new ones," he said. Dr. Russell B. Petty is general chairman of arrangements and serving under him as chairman of committees are: A. Russell Croft, Mary Wilson, Dolly Polidor, Derrah B. Van Dyke, Karl Storey, Portia Holt, Junius R. Tribe and Eva Browning. Class reunions will be held, commencing at six p. m. for the following classes: 1901 and prior; 1911, 1921, 1931 and 1941. Members of these classes will adjourn in a body from their reunions to the meeting and reception. Exhibits of classwork accomplished during the year will be sponsored by the various departments of the school during the entire reunion schedule. Mr. C. M. Nillson, Signpost adviser, is in charge of these exhibits. Alumni officers include: A. R. Croft, president; Mary J. Wilson, vice-president; Dolly Polidor, secretary; Karl Storey, treasurer. Members of board of directors: Darrell B. Van Dyke, Helen Abbott, Dr. Russell B. Petty, J. R. Blay-lock, Portia Holt, Junius R. Tribe, Kent Bramwell, Eva Browning, Blaine Larsen, Shirley Poulton, Leland Monson, and Mrs. Wilford. Rally Planned for '31, '32 Graduates Meetings are being held regularly these days by members of the class of '31 and '32, for their big rally planned for Tuesday, May 27. Even though the committee has asked that the reunion be for the class of '31, members of the class of '32 feel it would be a fine time for them to start their work for their official reunion next year. The meetings this year will be of a cooperative nature. Mr. Kent S. Bramwell has been appointed as "rally chief" for the class of '31, and Mr. Delmar "Dick" Weese is in charge of the class of '32. The student body officers Mr. "Duke" Wright and Miss Maurice Berrett of each class are assisting with the plans. The present arrangements include a dinner, commencing at six p. m. as a preliminary"get-to-geth-er," then the "gang" will adjourn to the yearly alumni meeting at the college, and from there go to a class dance for alumni members of the class of '31 and '32. Cleola Zinn Weese, (Class of '.t2 is chairman of refreshments and is assisted by Lucille Van Dyke Chandler, Ridges Keller, and Mildred Rynders Hearn. A program is being arranged to bring back memories of the event of '31 and '32, such as the beard growing contest, memoirs of the College Bum, girls chorus, etc. Alumni members of the class of '31 and '32, whether they graduated or not, are cordially invited to attend. The dinner and dance will cost $1.00 for both. Officials claim that much will be missed if the members of the Class of '31 and '32 should miss their "rally," Tuesday, May 27. Additional information will be sent to each class member giving further details of this reunion.
|Title||Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1941-05-22, Vol. 4, No. 17|
|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 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.|