Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1960-01-151
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Orchid Ball lames Top Girl Tonite Orchid Ball, sponsored annually by the Sophomore Class will be presented tonight at ' p.m. in the College Ballroom. Mel Hall's orchestra will provide the music. The affair, costing !S2 per couple, will feature the announcement of the "Outstanding Sophomore Girl." Candidates for the position are Susan Brown, Janith Clifton, Colleen Keyes. Kathy Kit-tock and Donna Sparks. Candidates were nominated by individuals and organizations on the campus earlier in the week. Voting will be done under the direction of the Sophomore class. Officers in charge of the dance are Lee Smith, president; Bob Moesinger, vice president; Mar-leana Harris, secretary; Bert Coop, historian, and Janith Clifton and John Hale, representatives. Board OSCays Thought Boxes Because students have no way of making suggestions to the Board of Control without attending BOC's weekly meeting, the Board has voted to put suggestion boxes in the halls. The suggestion boxes will give students the opportunity of letting Weber's officers know how they can best fulfill the needs of the studentbody. In other action, the Board recommended to the Awards Committee that the outstanding sophomores of this year be given medals or trophies, and that the meritorious sophomores receive block 'W pins. Under the Board's recommendation, the outstanding Freshmen also would be awarded block 'W pins, and the meritorious Freshmen would receive certificates.Stands Ready For Paper Use A new method of Signpost distribution will take affect as of the first issue of winter quarter, according to Gary Olsen, business manager. Because of a $48.07 appropriation by the Board of Control last quarter, four Signpost distribution stands were constructed. They will be placed in vital positions on campus. One will be put in the TUB, one in building one, building three and the Technical Education building.The new stands were created to answer a demand made necessary by the littering of the halls with the Signpost during distribution. Opening of doors would cause the paper to blow throughout the hall. "We hope to solve this problem now," Mr. Olsen said. This is the second change made by Signpost this year. Also new is the weekly schedule the paper now offers. CALENDAR For Week of Jan. 15-22 Jan. 1" Barker Contest Orchid Ball Basketball, Weber at Ricks. Jan. 20 Voyage to the Moon. Jan. 21 Religion Lecture Jan. 22 Preference Ball Basketball, Ricks atWeber. n ircsir WEBER OGDEN, Vol. 1 No. 12 Dr. Delo G. Dayton and Dr. William P. Miller prepare Theta Kappa officers; Carolyn Grange, Colleen Keyes, Lee Smith. Phi Theta Kappa Pledges Me Kappa Theta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the National Junior College Honorary Scholastic Society, held its chapter installation and membership initiation on Sunday, January 3. At that time, President 'William Your Turn Girls Preference Time This is your chance girls, it's sap-season again. Now is the time to get your license and bag a sap. The license in this case would be your preference for the Preference Ball, and the sap would be your favorite boy friend. The theme of this year's Preference Ball is "King of Hearts". This dance is sponsored by AWS, and is held in the College Ballroom. The price is $1.50 per couple, and the music will be provided by Harold Geertsen's Orchestra. . So go down and put your preference in girls, and be there at !:H), January 22, in the College Ballroom. Who knows, maybe the trophy you bagged will be Most Preferred Man. Year's Resolutions . .Phooey By Patti Meikle, Signpost Associate Editor To start off the new year even worse than the old one ended, these Weber students have resolved:Marie Russell, Barbara Blanch-ard, and Janice Malouf: to make it through physical science this year. Dave Sondrup: to get married. Ed Collins: to not make any more resolutions because "I always break them." La Rene Jensen: to get up early so '"I'll quit coming to school look fina COLLEGE UTAH January 15, 1960 P. Miller and Dr. Dello G. Dayton, advisor to the Chapter, officiated at the ceremony which made Kappa Theta, Weber College's honor scholastic society. Originally organized by the Board of Control, 1958-59, Kappa Theta invited 44 members at the end of last spring quarter. Members of the Board of Control responsible for bringing this society to Weber were James Hurst, president; Nancy Hollist,vice-president; Carolyn Nelson secretary; Jim Watts treasurer; Alan Chris-tensen, business manager; Niles Herrod and Mickey Pemberton, sophomore representatives; Janith Clifton and John Hale, freshman representatives; and Mike Mur-dock, freshman class president. Installed as charter officers of Kappa Theta Chapter were Lee Smith, president; John Statler, vice president; Colleen Keyes, sec- Voyage to flocn "Voyage to the Moon" will be presented by the Boston Opera Company, Jan. 20, at '8:15 p.m. in the Ogden High auditorium. This is a musical extravaganza based on a Jules Verne Story with music by Offenbach. Cast includes I chorus, orchestra and ballet. ing like I just climbed out of bed." Ruth Walsh: to be nice to Cheryl Parry. "If I don't, she's promised to come after me with an elephant gun." Norman Bramble: to start taking piano lessons again. Bob Poulsen: to be much nicer to, and cautious of, women drivers so "they won't slam me around again this year." Alan Goodell: "I didn't resolve to do anything because I've never been able to keep a resolution for over ten hours in mv life." Soph, Frosh Representatives Vie for Honor at 1 1 in French by Norman Bramble, Signpost Staff Writer The annual Barker extempo contest, sponsored by the Humanities Division, will be held today at 11 a.m. Participating in the finals will be two sophomores and two Freshmen chosen from their respective classes in preliminary contests. These contestants will be judged individually and also as a class. The winning class will have its for the installation of Phi John Statler, and President retary; and Carol Grange, treas-surer.New members will be invited shortly, after autumn quarter grades are tabulated. Those initiated were: Members Richard Anderson, Doris Auble, Barbara Ballard, Lauren Beasley, Phillip Michael Blood, Val B. Bodily, Edward Bosley, Barbara Buss, Wesley Bowman, Judy Butler, Kathleen Ellen Carter, Stephen D. Clarke, Lawrence L. Corry, Harrison Davis, Gaye Dayton, Kent D. Elwell, Carolyn Grange, Kath-ryn Hammond, Lyle Ann Hanson, Beverly D. Harris, James C. Hurst, Letty B. Hust, James F. Jackson, Colleen Keyes, Joanne Kilts, Ruth E. Klevjord, Gary Jon London, Kenneth H. McGowan, Linda L. Owen, Mary Pauli, Charles L. Powell, William Dirk Raat, Linda Irene Roghaar, Rosa Lee Scoffield, Robert Short, Judy Slater, Norman Lee Smith, Wayne C. Stanger, John Statler, Kaye Taylor, Ruth E. Towers, Beaulah Yauger. ! Miss Wright mhers 5 name inscribed on a permanent trophy and the winning speakers will receive first and second place medals. Competing sophomores are John Hale and Bob Wood. Freshmen in the finals are Frank Smith and Patti Meikle. This contest was instituted in the days when Weber College belonged to the church and was called Weber Academy. At that time the principal of Weber Academy was a man by the name of James Barker. He believed that to be really educated a man must be able to organize his thoughts and present them on his feet. With this idea in mind he instituted an extemporaneous speaking contest and provided a trophy for the winning class. During his administration all students were required to make at least one speech before the entire student-body. At times this meant making an announcement and at others it meant a HI or 15 minute speech. Since that time one trophy with the names of the winning classes has been filled and another was purchased and the contest was continued in the memory of Principal Barker. The Sophomore class has won approximately sixty-five percent of the contest. Thatcher Allred, head of the Theater Arts Department, feels that this greater number of wins by the sophomore class can be attributed to an improvement in their education over their Freshman year. Versatile Girl First On List (Ed. note: This is the first in a series of personality sketches on outstanding but seldom recognized people on campus. Reporting is done by a mystery woman who is contantly looking for victims.) In the spotlight this week is a girl most everyone knows. Clair Ann Wright is a sophomore at Weber College. Her hair is styled short, in a pixie style. She isdark-complected, rosey cheeked, and full of fun. She stands 5 ft. 7 in. tall. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Elliott Wright of Ogden. Clair Ann hails from Ogden High. She has been outstanding in music at Ogden and Weber. She serves as president of the Voce Coeds, a prominent vocal group at school, headed by Glenn Hansen. Her abilities on the piano give her many opportunities for accomplishment. February 15, she will appear with the Weber College orchestra, playing concerto No. :!, by Beethoven. She is a soprano soloist, and also enjoys learning and giving humorous readings. She has been an active member of O.T. social club on campus. Because she enjoys school, Clair Ann is an excellent student. Her favorite studies are harmony and genetics. She is an education major, and plans to study at Brig-ham Young University next year. Being a Latter-day Saint girl, Clair Ann likes to associate with her friends at church. She serves as ward organist for the 41st Ward. Her religion is very important to her. More important than any of these qualities is Clair Ann's ability to make friends. She is loyal and trustworthy, iler humor and pleasing personality are enjoyed by all who know her. Weber College is proud to pay t7'ilmte to an outstanding girl.
|Title||Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1960-01-15, Vol. 1, No. 12|
|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.|