Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1989-10-091
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The Signpost Monday, October 9, 19S9 LINDA SAUER, Weber Land sale is bad buy WSC student and proff say Snow Basin sale is bad deal ByKathleen Montoya Staff writer of The Signpost Weber State students will not be able to enjoy inexpensive skiingand no-fee hiking at nearby Snow Basin if a planned sale of public land in the area takes place, according to Linda Sauer, art student at WSC who formed a coalition to block the land deal. Sauer is concerned that the "swap" of 1320 acres to developer Earl Holding could lock-out local ' residents from recreational activities, increase taxes, reduce Weber's WERC working for men as well By Debbie Boman Staff writer of The Signpost The title WERC or Women's Educational Resource Center can be misleading. Their program is designed to help non-traditional students return to school and prepare for the work force. "These services are also available for men," said Renee Johnson, a counselor at the INSIDE News 2 Editorial 4 Slate College student, opposes sale ol public Ogden's water supply and endanger the only nearby wetland wildlife habitat. "I think they're trying to push this thing through," Sauer said. "I don't think there's been proper public scoping done." The proposed development would consist of 1500 condominiums, an additional ski lift, several parking lots, restaurants and single family dwellings in what is now a protected wildlife area, according to a coalition bulletin. Area residents would be locked out from the upland game hunting, camping and horseback riding they now enjoy in the area. center. At the present time there are few men involved in the program. "Men might feel intimidated by the name," Holly Pierce said, the center's secretary. "But, our program is as pertinent to men as it is to women." Last year non-traditional students were 52 of the studentbody at WSC according to Administrative Services; 27 were male and 25 were female. Non-traditonal students are those over 25 years old. Sports 6 Classifieds 7 Weber State College 10 Y , .-" ' land to ski resort. In return they would receive an upscaled ski resort. "The runs would be longer and there'd be two or three more runs," said Jock Glidden, a Weber State philosophy professor who is oppossing the land swap. "That's my benefit what does it cost me?" The average student who now can ski at Snowbasin for $18, would have to pay about $40 at the new facility. The greatest cost, though, would be the loss of the irreplaceable wetlands, according to Glidden. These wetlands were purchased by the Forest Service (See LAND page 3) John Foley, a non-traditional student, graduating this year with a BSI, said, "People think by the time you're my age you should have made up your mind what to do." The WERC helped Foley in couseling and by giving him tests to decide if he could compete with younger students. They also gave him test to find out his interests. "I'm 56 going on 40," said Foley. "By returning to college I don't feel I'm as old as I am . . . and if it wasn't for Diane Calloway, a "New Deal" is old news See page 4 And the winner is . Calvin coming to Weber State i: By Ray Eldard Jr. Managing editor of The Signpost The ballots have been tallied and the winner of The Signpost Comic Strip Poll is Bill Waterson's "Calvin and Hobbes." Drawing over half the votes cast, "Calvin and Hobbes" proved that Weber State is in agreement with readers across the nation who've made the imagini tive duo the most widely The Signpost Comic Strip Poll results Bloom CountyOutland Shoe 4 Mother Goose 4 & Grimm 1 qoo Doonesburyi counselor at WERC, I wouldn't have gone back to school," he continued. The center offers many services, activites and counseling. One of the services available for all re-entry students is the Emergency Contact Service. To participate the student fills out a card at the WERC office, listing your class schedule. Then by giving the phone number of the office to the child's school and daycare. In case of an emergency, parents can be located. 12 J K Garfield ' K I . W -Mcr Read it and weep; Cats still win less on the football field See page 8 Volume 50, Issue 15 . . read comic in the country. The winner of the 1988 Reuben Award for Best Comic Strip by the National Cartoonists Society, Bill Watterson bacame the youngest cartoonist to win the prestigious award twice - and in just three years! Watterson first won the awrard in 1986. Comingin a distant second, Gary Larson's "The Far Side" captured 14 of the votes cast. Far Side fans should not give up total hope. The (See CALVIN page 2) 2 Calvin and Hobbes ML. 5 4 as women They also provide counseling in several areas; academic, careervocational, divorce, health, . personal, and family. They can give referrals and interpretation of career, personality or interest testing. For diplaced homemakers and single parents, the New Directions program can assist in acquiring the skills and training necessary to enter the job market. This program is sponsored by WSC and the Ogden Weber Area (See WERC page 2 ) it i - ml.
|Title||Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1989-10-09, Vol. 50, 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.|