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VOLUME 53, ISSUE 44 Monday, Jan. 25, 1993 Signpost WEBER STATE UNIVERSITY OGDEN, UTAH STUDENT FEE ALLOCATIONS WSU students can see exactly where their funds from student fees are allocated. See Page 6. , 'i 4 UANItLLt MAYBb IHt SIGNPOSi Rosita Rankelyte, Curtis Benally, John Bankherd and Cami Dalton were just a few of those who celebrated a vigil Friday night that represented human equaltiy. WSU 4$ By DAVID GALLEGOS Signpost staff writer Braving the elements Friday night, a handful of Weber State University students participated in a candlelight vigil to pay tribute to the efforts of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King. An artistic memorial was erected on the south lawn of the Union Building and is dedicated to the memory of King. Curtis Benally, the artist who created the memorial said," My tribute to Dr. King is from the Native American perspective and is important for me to try to raise the level of consciousness of the general public about the civil equality efforts of Martin Luther King." The memorial that was erected was centered by a7-foot-tall wooden cross adorned with feathers and strips of colorful fabric. Adjoining the wooden cross were several "burial mounds." Benally said that the graves represented all those who gave their lives for the belief of equal- ity. Participants of the vigil encircled the cross while the glow of their candles illuminated the precedings. Those who shared the evenings events each spoke of their own feelings and hopes brought about by the ideology of Dr. King. The vigil participants then began (See VIGIL page 8) Basham deemed a winner in contest Student nets inauguration trip By JOYCE ZABRISKIE Signpost senior reporter William Basham, a logisitics student at Weber State University , got the thrill of a lifetime when he won an all-expense paid trip to the Clinton Inauguration last week. Basham was one of 53 contest winners who entered the USA-Today Northwest Airlines contest and won the two-day, two-night trip to Washington. The contest required entries to send in suggestions on what they would like to see the new administration accom-plish during the next four years. Basham said he was lucky because he was able to sit close to the Congressmen and said even as close as he was it was -Washington was a really friendly town and I was impressed with it." - William Basham difficult to see everything because of the thousands of people there. Contest winners had reserved sea ts along the inauguaral parade route. They were allowed to attend the youth ball which was one of twelve balls held on inauguration night. Basham said that his biggest disappointment was having just missed vice president Al Gore, upon arriving at the ball. Basham suggestion included an education, job training aspect.Basham said that he found Washington to be very hospi- : tableand that they saw littleof the crime that the news seems to focus on. "Washington was a really friendly town and I was really impressed with it," Basham . said. " "There were so many people trying to use the subway during the inauguration that city officials had to eventually close it down because it was just too crowded," Basham said. Basham said a strong feeling of hope and promise was at the inauguration and that peopleseemed mesmerized by all of the activities. Student fee allocation strategy discussed By MARKFORSBERG Signpost government affairs editor Friday marked the fourth of six student fee allocation hearings, in which student fee recipient areas are allowed toexplain their purpose and their budgets before the committee. Friday's meeting ended with a discussion on basic strategies to be employed by present and future allocation committees on requiring greater fiscal responsibility from their recipients. Rich Erikson, one .of the two student-at-Iarge members on the committee, suggested the committee see the entire budgets, rather than just those parts relat-(See FEES page 2) HI! nn nv EWS PORTS Montana State topped the Lady Cats Saturday night, 69 - 59. See Page 10. ARTS Ogden's Hof Winter Carnival featured folk dancers, original German food and snow games. See Page 7.
|Title||Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1993-01-25, Vol. 53, No. 44|
|Creator||Weber State University|
|Contributors||Associated Students of Weber State University; 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 State University|
|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.|