Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1956-01-131
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WEBER COLLEGE SIGNPOST Vol. XIX No. 7 f5f - This is an architect's drawing of the new technical division building soon to be started on the upper campus. Deadline for bids on this new two-wing structure is January 31. As soon as possible after the bid has been awarded, actual construction will get underway. The instruction that has been carried on in the vocational building on the lower campus will be shifted to this spacious new building. FACULTY VOICES HEARD Dept. Heads Consider deeds Give Recommendations for Land All the various departments of Weber College have been studying the future campus needs of their own particular divisions and have now submitted their l-ecommendations to the president for the coming building program. The faculty is studying new maps showing the proposed changes and reading the recommendations forplans with Lawrence D. Olpin, campus planning turned in by de partment heads. No final decisions have been made as yet, but interest is keen. There will be more of this preliminary thinking. The tentative plans will be drawn up by the end of this year's spring quarter and at that time presented to the state board of education. A committee of leading Ogden architects has been studying these chairman, and Arthur W. Grix and Keith Wilcox as members. These men are working with Weber College administrators to find the most ilusic Dept. Offers Programs The smooth music of the Weber College dance band, Melvin Evdal-son directing, filled the air at the matinee dance last Friday. The spotlight was again thrown on the music department at the Weber vs. Ricks game Thursday night by the Pep Band, directed by Gaylen Hansen.Behind this scene of obvious participation, a joint program by the Weber College ConcertBand-Community Symphony is to take shape. A special invitation by the music department will enable seven hundred city high school students to take seats beside Weber's cultm'ed. YEARBOOK NOTICE Today is the last day students can obtain yearbook picture appointments. These may be made in the hallway of building one until one p. m. Pictures will be taken only next week; so keep appointments. Yearbooks are also on sale. functional and beautiful plans for future construction. When considering the future needs of their divisions, the faculty members based their plans on an anticipated future enrollment of three to five thousand students. 'UNCLE NICK' AWAITS MOVE Institute Nears Completion; Will Open for Activity Soon By Marianne Johns Work is progressing at a steady pace on the institute building just southwest of the campus and class Cellar Theater Begins Work On Play, Masque The conspiracy to put Crown Prince Rudolph of Austria on the thrown of Hungary is the action of Maxwell Anderson's "Masque of Kings" which is theout-of-the-cellar production for Winter quarter.Under direction of H. E. D. Red-ford, the three act historical play will be presented last part of February.Based on historical facts, the setting is Austria in lv. when the empire was on the verge of a Hun garian revolution. During the) course of the play Crown Prince Rudolph, an idealist, becomes disil-J lusioned by the corruption of the J court, and is broken bv it. January 13, 1956 Audubon Guest Seconds Series The second of the Audubon lectures and films will be presented at 7 :.'!() p. m., January 24, in the Moench Auditorium. Dick Bird will take his viewers on a colorful magic carpet tour of Newfoundland through the medium of technicolor movies. According to Dr. O. W. Young, Ogden representative, these Audubon screen tours bring the finest natural history lecturers, who personally present the best in all-color outdoor motion pictures. Newfoundland, Canada's Newest Province, dispels old misconceptions about Newfoundland as he shows his color films of this ancient sanctuary and wilderness region. Numerous species of unusual birds and animals. Moose, caribou, beaver, puffins, song birds and others. work has been tentatively scheduled there spring quarter. It is doubtful that the entire building will be complete for this school year but it will be done for fall quarter in Till. The .f!,000 structure promises to be well constructed and beautifully furnished. One feature already completed is a huge fireplace constructed of roman brick that occupies one wall in the lounge. It will house two classrooms, two offices, a lounge, a library, kitchen, rest and cloak rooms and a large recreation area. Parking area will be provided west and south of the building. The design of the institute is modern with exposed beams on the inside and a large porch running along the west wall. The classrooms will be in the North wing, the recreation hall in the west Wing and the other rooms are centrally located. Landscaping blue prints have been drawn up and they show ttiat the area north of the building and the one west between the parking area and the building will be plant-(Continued on Page 4) , By Marianne Johns Growth and expansion on the upper campus is moving forward at a rapid rate both on the drawing board, and in actual construction. In the latest move, President Miller announced that the state board of examiners has made available $;l,O()0 for the purpose of hiring an architect. He will draw plans for a new maintenance building to be located just north of the heating plant. "" Bids on the new technical edu- cation building will all have been submitted by 2 p. m January :51st and the contract will be awarded shortly afterwards. Actual con struction should begin just as soon as weather permits next spring. Move to New Campus The building will house the me chanical, electrical, agricultural and cosmetology departments m addition to providing class room space. It will be located about 200 feet north of building four and east of the parking lot. The west side will just about parallel Birch Street. The plans provide for about 00,-000 sq. ft. of floor space, which is equivalent to about two-thirds the total floor space in all four of the present buildings. It will house classes now held in the Moench, the central and shop buildings on lower campus. No new classes are being added to present curriculum. The cost of this building has been estimated at S. i25,00O. Occu pancy has been predicted by the architect for about September, 1057, but favorable working condi tions may make it possible to use a part of it next year. Construction is carried on under the direction of the state building board whose offices are in the State Capitol Building. The contract will be let from there. Modern Appearance The same general appearance will be preserved in the new structure as you see in the present buildings. The flat roof will have in- 'Blossom Time' Lists Top Cast "Blossom Time," the light hearted but moving story of Franz Shu-bert's life will be presented by the Weber College opera cast, Maich 2S. H. E. D. Redford and Glenn L. Hanson are directing the production.Janet Hadley is assistant to Mr. Redford; George Mead, assistant to Mr. Hanson. Franz Shubert will be played by Sherman Bennett; Baron Franz Schober, Heber Jentzsch; Mitzi, Arliene Hoist; Fritzi, Kay Stan-field; Kitzi, Mary Bunderson; Bel-labruna, Delores Anderson; Vogl, Ronald Hall. Binder, Dave Jacobs; Erchman, Bob Whiting; Kupelweiser, Hal Stephens; Von Schwindt, Kent Petersen; Count Schrantoff, Lisle Anderson; Mr. Kranz, Jim Anderson; Mrs. Kranz, Greta Barton; Mrs. Coberg, Janet Hadley; Novag-ny, Newell Kimball; Flower girl, Norma Travis. SEE THE ROLL ON HONOR PAGE 4 Deadline Must Be filet for Signpost The following are the publication dates for future Signpost editions: January 27. February If), February 24, March !, March I'M, April i:i, April 27, May 11, and May 2-". All stories or information for publication must be made known to the Signpost office, room r2.' of building 4, by the Friday precedingpublication. side drainage which is a departure from the pattern. W. Rowe Smith of Salt Lake City is the Architect. In the single story wing on the East will be the Auto mechanics, diesel and auto body shops. The (Continued on Page 4) CafeteriaLounge Promises Varied Handy Facilities By Marianne Johns Many added advantages are promised to Weber College students next quarter when the combination bookstore, fountain and lounge goes into operation. The building will house student body offices, bookstore offices, a small dining room, and a steam table for full meals. Chief feature of the newly remodeled building will be the steam table and fountain. Here students who have only been able to obtain sandwiches will have access to a variety of hot foods. The fountain will offer sandwiches and some hot sandwiches, carbonated drinks, milk, and ice cream dishes. It will probably be open from ! to 4 :.'!() for student use. Prices on the food will compare favorably with other local fountains.The steam table will provide a means of serving hot food to approximately 50O students during the dinner hour from 11 :.'!() to 1;:!0. It has a capacity of 250 and can be refilled from the kitchen which is immediately behind it. Low Cost Meals The meal will probably consist of a meat or meat substitute, potatoes, gravy, salad, soup, vegetable, rolls, dessert and a drink. Prices will be fixed so that a student can obtain a substantial meal for about " to 70 cents, or soup, salad and hot roll for about '.' cents. The meal will be served cafeteria style and the lounge will serve as dining room during the noon hour. Tables will be placed there for the students to eat on. There are two dining rooms for special parties which may be engaged, one which will accommodate a party of four and another for larger gatherings. The bookstore setup will remain much the same as it is now in building one. It will be located at the building's north end and the food facilities will be at the south. The lounge will comprise the center of the building. Before Spring Rush When asked about the completion date, J. Farrell Shepherd, bookstore manager, said, "The time we will move in is indefinite. We are hoping that it will be about a month to six weeks when the plant itself will be ready. The roof, drives, sidewalks and heating are all complete now. We want to move in before the spring quarter rush." The area in building I now used by the lounge and bookstore will be turned into a social science and classroom area. Definite plans for its use have not been made.
|Title||Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1956-01-13, Vol. 19, No. 7|
|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.|