Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1961-01-271
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WEBER COLLEGE Qstllill il SIGNPOST c n Vol. 2 No. 12 January 27, 1961 2$) KR1 S LJ J OGDEN, UTAH U Miss Davenport If , Y : Miss Reeder ;;; ;. sIi Lady In The Tub 5tudents Queried on Lecture Attendance By MARY ELLEN RYAN Signpost Staff Writer Question: How do you feel about being- required to attend lectures not pertaining to your classes or interests? Allan Tingey thinks the lectures are a bore and a burden, "If you're not interested in them you won't get anything out of them." "We think they're interesting, but you ought to be able to go of your own free choice when they don't pertain to classes," say Kathy Rufl, Judy Mower, and Ros-aivna Kennedy. Shouldn't Be Required "It's a little silly to require college students to go to lectures," said Jack Minnoch. "If : iiv . S, X Miss Stanfleld Miss Bateman they're interested they'll go for the cultural value, if not they shouldn't be required to go." Jerry Lynch doesn't feel that students should have to go. "I feel that we should spend our time on our classwork if we prefer to." "It doesn't bother me a bit to go," said Brad Porter, "I enjoy them." Education Specialized Jim Peebles "They broaden your education whether you like it or not. Many of us don't realize what we want from our education until we have the degree. Educa tion is too specialized, many things that it should be so, but there are also some of us who are promoters of a liberal educa tion. I'm one, how aoout your" 3 Miss Bates , Top Grades Garner Trophies By JIM SASS Signpost Staff Writer Sharmea and Sigma Delta Pi captured top grade point honors was disclosed this week by the Dean of Women and the Dean of Men. The averages for the women's clubs are as follows: Sharmea 3.21 Otyokwa 2.99 TaKai Kyoto 2.96 La Dianaeda 2.92 The averages for the men's clubs are as follows: Sigma Delta Pi : 2.71 Phoenix 2.49 Excelsior .92 High Grades There were many high grades considering the outside work these club member engage in, and many high grades are part of the averages accoring to Dr. William D. Stratford, Dean of Men. Congratulations are in order to Jill Bateman, Jack Minnoch and Kent Pantone Iwho are club presidents receiving a 4.0. Mrs. Marva Gregory, Dean of Women, congratulates these students on their fine academic performance for they have exemplified that a person can be very active in outside work and still successfully carry a substantial college load. Signpost1 Is Sorry The previous statement in the Jan. 13 issue of the Signpost that Jon Collins moved into the office of president upon the resignation of Glen Palmer is incorrect. The Signpost extends its apologies to all concerned and retracts this statement. oil Coei it Tonight Stewart Grow Will Play For Soph Dance By SANDRA STOCKS Signpost Staff Writer The Orchid Ball, sponsored by the Sophomore Class, will be held tonight in the Weber CollegeBall--oom at 9 p.m. Music will be furnished by Stewart Grow's Orchestra. Cost is $2.00 per couple and the dress is semi-formal. Sophomore class officers are president, Norman Bramble; vice-president, Jill Bateman; and secretary, Sally Mason. Girls Compete During intermission they will announce the name of the "Outstanding Sophomore Girl." The contestants are Jill Bateman, Nancy Stanfield, Barbara Davenport, Kathy Reeder, and Bonnie Bates. The girls are picked by a committee of faculty members and students on the basis of their scholarship, leadership, school activities, and personality. Each girl who attends the dance will be given a baby orchid when she enters the ballroom. February First Is Night Of Songfest Music fills the early morning air again as the date of the 8th annual Songfest nears. Originated by Mr. Hansen of the Music Department to encourage musical appreciation, the Songfest has come to be the most outstanding and best attended function at Weber College. Now jointly sponsored by the AMS and AWS, the Songfest will be held at the Central Jr. High School Auditorium, Wednesday, February 1, at 8:00 p.m. It is open to the public with no admission charge. Panel of Judges The panel of judges will be five persons not iaffiliated with the College. To those taking top honors, first and second prizes will be awarded in both the men's and women's divisions. Those participating this year are the men's social clubs of Excelsior, Phoenix, and Sigma; and the women's social clubs of La Dianaeda, Otyokwa, Sharmea and Takai Kyoto. Also, Lambda Delta Sigma will be represented by both a men's and women's group.
|Title||Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1961-01-27, Vol. 2, 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.|