Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1952-02-131
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Sec. 562 P.L.&R. Nc-o I Volume XV Three Fac. Members Considered for Ford Fellowships Three of Weber's faculty are to be considered for Ford Foundation fellowships. The fund for the advancement of education has accepted applications for fellowships from Farrell Collett, Paul Huish and Talmage De Lange who were nominated by President Dixon, v Those nominated must send applications in to the foundation where they will be considered by a committee. The committee will give preference to those candidates who, in addition to having exhibited qualities as outstanding teachers and scholars, have also given evidence of possessing the character and personality to become centers of influence upon their home campuses. Those chosen will receive tuition to the university of their choice, also a leave of absence and a full salary during their leave. Weber has been assured by Professor O. Meredith Wilson of the University of Utah that one or more of the three applicants from Weber college will be chosen. Candidates should be men & d women between the ages of thirty and forty-five who have been teaching steadily for several years. Each candidate must be nominated by his institution. Awards will be announced on or about April 1, 1952. Lambda Delt's Dance Is Docked for Friday Highlighting Lambda Delta Sig-ma's "Crystal Ball," set for Friday, February 15, will be the choosing of "Snowwhite" and "Prince Charming." Candidates for the first title are Valene Kelley, Mae Strand and Sharon Munrford. Charming candidates are Jack Alberts, Douglas Carr and Henry Kalton. 'Yeber Day Scheduled for March 5; Kelley Directs Activities and Revue John G. Kelly of the Weber col lege English department is directing the planned activities of "Weber Day," March 5. Mr. Kelly said the purpose of Weber Day is to commemorate the ground breaking on the new campus. He said further that the purpose was to focus the attention of students and townspeople on Weber college, what it stands for, its accomplishments and services. The activities of Weber Day are arranged to accomplish this purpose. At 11:00 an assembly will be held in the Moench auditorium and immediately following this luncheon will be held in the college cafeteria. This will be attended by members of the Weber college faculty and alumni. After the luncheon at 1:00, a parade will commence along Washington Boulevard. The afternoon will feature vari-out sports and games on the lower campus and snow sculpturing on the upper campus. In the early evening the ground breaking ceremonies will take place at the upper campus on Harrison Boulevard. At 8:30 p. m., a Musical Revue entitled "This Is Weber" will be presented to the public in the Ogden high school auditorium. The talent for this revue is to be drawn from the students and faculty of Weber college. Many prominent people throughout the state of Utah have been issued invitations to attend the day's events. President David O. McKay, of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and former president of Weber college Weber Club Grade Points Statistics released by Registrar Clarisse Hall disclosed the following results in Social club grade point average: for Autumn quarter: Club ' Average La Dianaeda 2.24 Chanodo 2.1S Otyokwa 2.10 Iota Tau Kappa 2.06 Sharmea : 2.06 Phoenix 1.78 Skull 1.63 Excelsior I 1.60 Alpha Rho 1.54 Sigma 1.29 VC Speakers Take sn rorensic Tourney at Carbon An Intermountain Junior College Speech meet held at Carbon college, Price, February 1-2, found Weber debators and speakers take second place among eight junior colleges. Three debate teams won four out of five decisions to rank second only to two undefeated University of Utah teams. They were Dick Richards and Myron Child, Reed Wahlquist and Blaine Grose, Jane Powell and Kay Jon Mildon. Allen Cook and James Parker, Tom Burton and Key Arnold won two and lost two. In other speech events Afton Thomas, participating in the finals at a banquet given all the students February 1, took first place in after-dinner speaking along with third place winner Merrill Hymns. Second place in oratory was awarded Kay Jon Mildon. Extempt speakers Jane Powell and Reed Wahlquist took third and fifth respectively. U. of U. won the sweepstakes trophy. T4 h John G. Kelley will address those assembled at the Ogden high school auditorium at 8:30 p. m. The entire city will be asked to cooperate and carry out the theme of the day. The merchants in town have agreed to decorate their windows to salute Weber college on that day. The directors immediately under Mr. Kelly are: Clarence Wilson, in charge of the morning events; Lawrence Burton, publicity; Howard Knight, afternoon events; EUiot Fich, ground breaking, and Kelly, "This Is Weber," program. i . ' ' . College, Ogden, Utah, February "Music ho! music, such as charmeth sleep !" And what music will pour from the college ballroom on Saturday, February 16th! For it will be the night of the annual "Sweetheart Ball" presented under the combined efforts of Excelsior and Otyokwa. The dance will come complete with a exclusive combo, beauiful queens, kings candidates loaded with virility, and original decorations. Otyokwa "Squaws" have eagerly picked Doug Brian, Dale Randall, Dick Van Wagner, Dee Jensen, and Ed Campbell as their candidates for sweetheart. Vivacious Debra Paget will pick the lucky fellow. Excelsior has nominated five charming candidates for its sweetheart. Screen star Jeff Chandler ("I break the arrow, I walk away.") will pick the queen and her attendants by photographs which have been to Hollywood for him. The Sweetheart candidates are: Yerna Kimber, Janica Olsen, Joan De Bloois, Jeanie Smith, and Clarene Clifton. Also associated with the crowning of the Queen is the kissing orgy in which all "Big E" boys get to sample the Queen's lipstick. One of the top outfits of theinter-mountain west has been secured in the Billy Chase Combo. Chase comes direct from an extensive stay at Ollie's Terrace Room in Salt Lake where he played to capacity crowds. The advertising' campaign was started off when some former members, now unfiliated, decorated various sidewalks with calcamine. Pamlets which proclaimed the coming of the dance, were dropped from the sky by a charted plane on Tuesday and club officials say that there is still one stunt coming up. Tickets for this affair may be purchased from any Excelsior or Otyokwa member for the insignificant fee of $1.50. Teacher's Meet Farrell R. Collett, head of the Weber college art department, returned to Ogden January 27, after attending a two day teacher education conference in Santa Monica, California. Mr. Collett is chairman of the professional relations committee for the Utah Education Association and attended the conference in that capacity. The conference concerned professional relations of the teacher toward the school and community and others in the education field. The key speaker of the conference was Tim Stinnet, executive secretary of the National Education Association in Washington, D. C. Other Utah delegates attending the convention with Mr. Collett were Clifton Moffitt, Superintend-ant of Provo City Schools, Harold Peterson, President of U.E.A., Ray Merrill, past president of U.E.A., and Blaine Winters from the state office of education. The conference was sponsored by the national commission on teacher education and professional standards. 13, 1952 . 0uofcmcu Siueeferl Canutes : j s 4 i y ' ' II '' " ,es r 4w ' v - " ' V V ' if FuElbright Scholarships Announced by Hansen Basil Hansen, president of the Weber College Faculty Association, announced Wednesday that he has received information concerning Fullbright scholarships and also United States Government International Exchange opportuntities. This information may be obtained in Mr. Hansen's office. Also forms for membership in the American Association of University Professors can be had. VC Competes in BYU Speech Meet Weber college students competed recently in an invitational speech tournament held at Brigham Young University, January 19. One Weber debate team remained undefeated, Reed Wahlquist and Blaine Grose. Those with only one defeat were Allen Cook and James Parker, Tom Burton and Rey Arnold. Dick Richards and Myron Child, Jane Powell and Kay Jon Mildon won two and lost two. In other forensic events Kay Jon Mildon was given a superior rating in oratory; Jane Powell and Quinn McKay each were superior in ex-tempt speaking; Fred Ball was rated excellent in impromptu; and Dick Richards excellent in extempt. Number 6 Afton Kunz Chosen Friendliest Girl Afton Kunz, sophomore member of La Dianaeda, was announced "Friendliest Girl" of Weber college at the annual Friendship Banquet held at Ma's and Pa's in Roy, Utah, last Wednesday evening. Alternates were Doris Brown and Jeanette Ripplinger. These three girls were selected by popular vote of all Weber coeds. The banquet this year followed the theme of "Harmony." Marilyn Lamborn, as mistress of ceremonies, provided continuity. Representatives of the unaffiliated girls, as well as all club girls, participated on the program. La Dianaeda was the hostess club this year. Scribuius Will Be Available February 18 The winter quarter Issue of Scribuius will be available to students on or about the 18th of February. According to advisor Cluster Nilsson the current issue will be profusely decorated with snapshots of various school activities. Jim Sullivan, Scribuius editor, stated that this Issue will contain twenty-four pages of articles and photographs which will be of interest to both the students and the faculty of Weber college.
|Title||Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1952-02-13, Vol. 15, No. 6|
|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 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.|