Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1959-05-151
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WEBER COLLEGE SIGNPOST ALty 15, 195'.), OGDEN, UTAH . r i V I ;.::; ''r--' Dave Blackington, Ralph Degn, and Sara Gunnell practice for the Band Concert to be held May 25. VIRTUOSO COMING! Spring Concert, May 25 Weber College Band and Com-. mumty Orchestra under the direction of Ralph D. Marsden will present their Spring Concert May 25 at 8:15 in the . Moench Auditorium.Dr. Andrew Galos, violin virtuoso of the USU, will be the featured soloist of the evening. He will play, "Concerto in D Major" by Beethoven. Recently he appeared with the Utah State Symphony and played a concerto by Brahms and was highly praised for his brilliant performance. The Pearce Music critics said, "His performance roused not only bravos from the audience but also an ovation from the critical 01-chestra musicians." Gunnell-Degn Also soloing with the orchestra will be Sara Gunnell and Ralph Degn, both of Weber College. Miss Gunnell has studied privately under Kenneth Kuchler for ten years and is currently under the direction of Mr. Marsden. She and Gary Layne of Ogden will play J. S. Bach's "Double Concerto in D Minor" for violin. Mr. Degn has played piano for ten years also, six of which have BOC Recommends Weekly Signpost A weekly Signpost was almost a certainty after action taken by the Board of Control this week. By a unanimous vote, a motion to recommend a :i issue Signpost schedule to next year's officers was passed. This year 10 issues of the newspaper were printed. A delegation of Larry Evans, advisor; Bob Wood, editor, and John Hale, sports editor, pointed out the benefits to be obtained from the weekly edition. been under Frederick Dixon. He will play "Second Piano Concerto" by Rachmaninoff. Trumpeter Featured David Blackington will be featured as trumpet soloist with the band and will play "Introduction and Tarantelle," by Herman Bell-stedt. Mr. Blackington has studied with Mrs. Faye Hansen for several years and has performed on the Lawrence Welks Show just recently with a trio. The evening promises to provide capital entertainment from numbers that will appeal to every type of individual and soloists that are extremely proficient on their instruments. January iay See Start f New Gym The 1957 Utah Legislature authorized the planning of a new gymnasium for Weber College to cost not to exceed $1,250,000, and appropriated $150,000 of this amount, President William P. Miller said yesterday. Following the adjournment of the legislature, the State Building Board appointed an architectural firm to develop the plans for this building, he said, adding, that the firm of Grix, Plowgian, and Blackburn is developing the plans. Visited Many Gyms Members of the architectural firm, the Weber College Physical Education staff, and representatives of the administration of Weber College have visited gymnasiums throughout the West as preparation for the development of these plans, he said. The 1950 Legislature appropriated the balance of $1,100,000 to complete this project. This, with the $150,000 appropriated by the 1957 Legislature, equaled the original determination of $1,250,000 as the total cost. The architects were authorized to develop plans only to the schematic stage prior to this second appropriation he explained, noting that the architectural firm is now authorized to continue with the plans in preparation for bidding. Still Not Known It is not known when the balance of $1,100,000 will actually be available for this purpose. This will not be known until next September, President Miller said. At that time the State Finance Commission will have determined the financial condition of the State at the close of the biennium, which is June 30, 1959. He said that at some date after September or October, when sufficient funds are available, the State Board of Examiners will make those funds available for construction purposes, and it is assumed that the State Building Board will determine the order of priority for the use of these funds. It is hoped that this money will be available to begin construction about January 1, or early in the spring of 1900. Hurst, Heiner Wiii Also Appear On Colorful June 3 Program The 75th Weber College Commencement Program, June 3, 1959, in the Ogden Tabernacle, will feature Sterling W. Sill, Assistant to the Council of Twelve Apostles of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as principal speaker. The invocation will be given by William Dirk Raat, and the Weber College Modern Choir and the Ogden-Weber College Symphonic Choir, under the direction of Glenn L. Hanson, will sing, "God of All Nature." Debater Speaks Weber College debater, Carolyn L. Heiner will speak on "Our Investment in the Future," and student body president Jim Hurst on "Education The Foundation of Democracy." President William P. Miller will introduce the class, and Elmer H. Brown, Chairman of the State Board of Education, will present the diplomas. J. Clair Anderson will furnish the music during the procession of the graduates. "Preludes to Eternity" will be played and sung by the Weber College Choir and Orchestra. To complete the program, Gaye Dayton will give the benediction. Group Sponsors Writing Contest The Utah State Institute of Fine Arts is sponsoring an original writing contest. All entries must be submitted by May 31, 1959, to the Utah State Institute of Fine Arts, 55 West First South Street, Salt Lake City, Utah. This contest is open to all people, of any age who are legal residents of Utah. The contest will have six classes: play or musical, children's play, novel, short story or novelette, poetry, and juvenile, fact, fiction or Biography. Over a $1,000 in prizes will be given. Anyone interested in entering this contest should contact L. C. Evans, Room 527, for a complete copy of the rules. vy Baker Priest on' Lecture' Slate Carlos Romulo, former president of the Philippines and of the United Nations, and Ivy Baker Priest, Treasurer of the United States, are but two of the internationally known figures scheduled for Weber's artist and lecture series next year. Other lecturers are: Rey de la Torre, classic guitarist; James Metcalf; Yucatan traveler; Mary Margai-et McBride, radio and television personality; Neil Douglas, with a film on Russia, and Meredith and Rini Willson, composers of the Broadway success "Music Man." "Voyage to Moon" In addition to these events, the Community Concert Association is offering a fine fare. The Boston Opera Company will present "Voyage to the Moon" by Offenbach.Eileen Farrell, one of the world's outstanding sopranos; Grant Ivy Baker Priest Johannesen, Utah-born pianist, and Eric Friedmann, violinist, will also add to the musical program. The Utah State Symphony will provide the annual concerts and will again include a performance of the "Nutcracker" ballet. Both day and evening school students will have free admission Co both lectures and concerts. Contest Held Last night the Rotary International Speech Contest was held at 7:00 p.m. All topics were of an international scope. The prizes were given by the Ogden Rotary Club through Rotary International. Winners were not available at Signpost deadline time. Baccalaureate Hay 31 Bills Salt Lake Pastor Baccalaureate Service for the Weber College graduating class will be held at 8 a.m. Sunday, May 31, in the Ogden High School Auditorium.To lead things off J. Clair Anderson, organist, will play Verdi's "Prayer". The invocation will be given by Harrison M. Davis. Prelude from "Cycle of Life," by Ronald and "God Knows," by A. W. Hart will be performed by the Weber College Musettes, under the direction of Mr. Anderson. Dr. Warren S. Bainbridge, Pastor of the First Methodist Church in Salt Lake City, will deliver the Baccalaureate sermon. Voce Coeds Sing Weber College Voce Coeds, with Glenn L. Hanson as director, will sing "How Lovely are Thy Dwellings" from "The Requiem" by Brahms and "Mountains" by Ras-bach.Malotte's "The Lord's Prayer" will be played by cornetists, David Blackington, James Jackson and Paul Halverson. They will be accompanied by Jackie Frost. Kaye Taylor will give the benediction, followed by Mr. Anderson playing Mendelssohn's "Andante". Hollist-Nelson Gain Awards As Top Girls Nancy Hollist, student body vice-president and Carolyn Nelson, student body secretary were selected the "outstanding girls" of the year at the annual recognition banquet sponsored by the Associated Women Students. Classroom and extra-curricular activities were taken into consideration before the final decisions. The girls were rated recognition for exceptional records in 10 fields of college activity: scholarship, leadership, special service, friendship, music, art, speech arts, publications, sports-dance, home and family living. Nancy and Carolyn both excelled in six out of the 10 different fields. Each was presented with a chain and locket. Gaye Deamer and Mary Ann Edwards were close runnersup. They were each awarded with a two-strand pearl necklace for their five fields. Girls excelling in four areas were Margaret Miller, Mickey Pemberton, Connie Harris, Gaye Dayton, Rosalee Scoffield and Joanne Kilts. Sophs Elect Lee Smith was chosen as president of the Sophomore Class in elections held yesterday. Other officers are Bob Moesin-ger, vice-president; Marlene Harris, secretary, and John Hale, representative to the Board ofControl.
|Title||Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1959-05-15, Vol. 21, No. 42|
|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.|