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VOLUME 51, ISSUE 39 WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 21 , 1990 The GNPOST WEBER STATE COLLEGE Resolution to add break time fails to pass senate By Sue Richey ' Staff writer of The Signpost The ASWSC Senate voted Monday to not approve a proposal to increase the time between classes from 10 to 15 minutes. Resolution 91-5, "Adequate Walking Time," sponsored by Non-traditional Student Senator Scott Robinson, was opposed by several senators, who said that their constituents felt there was no problem in having adequate time to get to class. In addition, Mutaz Al-Qirim, technology senator, expressed concern that the extended time between classes would adversely impact working students. In other action, Resolution 91-6, "Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation," seemed to be generally accepted by the senate. 'This class can add something to our lives immediately, it can save a person's life," said Matthew Snyder the residence halls senator and sponsorer of the resolution. "The American Heart Association would be willing to come and teach CPR to Weber State students at no charge to the college," said Ufo Aguanya, who sponsored the bill at the Utah Inter-Collegiate Assembly. The UIA was established by the Utah (See ASWSC page 2) News o ; .;: What happens with teacher evaluations? Arts ; 7 : : ' Nutcracker" to dance v.: ; across Weber's stage Signature g How to enjoy Thanksgiving without gaining a pound Sports 2 Bodybuilding class pumps students up J ! ) '' I. fv-n. I v t j ) . i i - f A Tin J Hurry in flurry HOWARD ALLAN THE SIGNPOST OL' MAN WINTER made his annual arrival in Northern Utah Tuesday as the first significant snowstorm of the season plastered the area with the cold white stuff. Umbrellas were a common sight as students hurried to escape the flurries. Weber State College finds a new home Officials await approval for purchase of $70,000 house for "buffer zone" By Christine Rasmussen News editor of The Signpost Weber State College is currently waiting approval from the Board of Regents to buy a residential home adjacent to the campus. The proposed purchase of the property, located at 3670 Birch Avenue, was introduced and approved by the WSC Institutional Coundl Meeting earlier this month. The Board of Regents is expected to approve the transaction at its meeting later this month. The 12,000-square-foot house is being bought at market value which, according to Associate Vice President for Physical Facilities Dr. Garth Welch, was estimated at between $70,000 to $71,000. "In the near future, it can be used for office space. Parking areas are close to the Students discuss impact of disability legislation "Weber State College should not really be affected by this new law. The college is already complying with similar federal guidelines in accordance with previous legislation," said Morris Signed into law July 26 by President Bush, the ADA will have a profound impact on all individuals with disabilities, their employers, and society in general. "Every man, woman and child "The basic purpose of the purchase is to create more of a buffer-zone between the-campus and residential area." Allen Simkins vice president, Administrative Services home," said Welch. "A dedsion can be made whether to remodel or raze the home for landscaping purposes." "Upon the approval from the Board of Regents, a check will be drafted as early as that afternoon to give to the sellers," said Vice President for Administrative Services Allen F. Simkins. "The basic purpose of the pur chase is to create more of a buffer-zone between the campus and the residential area." The purchases of residential homes along Edvalson Drive creates more space between the Weber State campus and the residential area. Currently the college owns most of the houses on Edvalson from Harrison to Birch. "We have never intended to expand north, but the college's master plan calls for the purchasing of property adjacent to Edval-son,"'Simkins said. 'The college has always informed the home owners (on Edvalson), that the college is interested in purchasing their houses if they wish to sell." "Because of the campus-wide need for space, the home will be utilized for offices," he said. In next week's President's staff meeting, the discussion will begin on what department personnel will be located in the facility. Bv Jennifer Hardina v ' " Staff writer of The Signpost Congress passed new legislation this year, opening many doors once closed to the physically and mentally challenged. Jeff Morris, WSC coordinator for the Physically Challenged, and Ken Castagno, a graduate student in the music education department, discussed the American Disability Act during Open Hour Thursday, Nov. 15. (See DISABILITY page 2) Greetings to Lithuania A greeting card from Weber State University to Vytautas Magnus University in Lithuania will be tircu-lated around campus for student signatures next week. It will be in the Union Building Monday. ; "It is a gesture of friendship and a symbol of anticipated future friendship for many years to come," said Gary Toyn, station manager of KWCR. The card will be taken to the Lithuanian school by Toyn; Brad Wilson, assistant station manager; and Marie Kotter, vice president of Student Services. It is part of the effort to establish Vytautas Magnas University as a sister school with Weber State University, Wilson said. Toyn, Wilson and Kotter will travel to Lithuania Dec. 14 to document how Weber can establish ties with the Lithuanian school.
|Title||Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1990-11-21, Vol. 51, No. 39|
|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.|