Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1961-05-051
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WEBER COLLEGE SIGNPOST VOL. 2 NO. 23 MAY 5, 1961 OGDEN, UTAH QPERAT8C PRIMA DONNA amous Opera Star To Appear In Ogden Leontyne Price, noted soprano operatic prima donna, will appear as another attraction of the Ogden Community-Weber College Concert Series. Her concert is set for May 8 at 8:15 p.m. at the Ogden High School Auditorium. Admission is by student activity cards. The meteoric rise of Miss Price to the top of her profession in eight years is said to be 'unprecedented in music annals. Her career began in the spring of 1952 when she was a student at the Juilliard School of Music. While at Juilliard, Virgil Thompson recognized her talent as a singer and signed her for a leading part in the revival of his opera, "Four Saints in Three Acts," for the International Arts Festival in Paris. The Mississippi born artist made her debut at the Metropolitan Opera last' January, as Leonora in "II Trovatore". Amoung the numbers she will sing at the Ogden Concert will be compositions by Handell and Schubert, and some well known spiratuals. Speak Here Next Week Students of the Social Science department will hear Rabbi Gerald Raiskin speak on May 11, at 10 Rabbi Raiskin received his B.A. Degree from Brooklyn College in 1948. He was ordained rabbi at Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion in 1951, received his M.H.L. Degree. He has also studied at the University of Geneva and the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. Leader In California He is spiritual leader of Peninsula Temple Sholom in San Mateo, California. The rabbi has previously served as Director of the Chicago Federation of Temple of Youth and as assistant rabbi at the Stephen Wise Free Synagogue in New York City. Co-Author of Text Rabbi Raiskin is co-author of a text for the teaching of the Bible in' Hebrew. He is Vice-president of the San Francisco Zionist Organization of America, and a member of the executive board of the San Francisco Jewish Congress. Served In U. S. Army The rabbi served for two years in the United States Army as a combat infantryman during World War II. The National Federation of Temple Brotherhoods sponsors the Jewish Chautauqua Society, an organization which creates better understanding of Jews and Judaism through education. f " ' ; ' RABBI GERALD RAISKIN Offices Created At Weber By Larry Peer Signpost Staff Writer The creation of two new .admin istrative posts at Weber College has caused some personnel changes. President William P. Miller announced .the changes with approval of the State Board of Education. Dean of Students Dr. Merle E. Allen will fill the new post of Dean .of Students. He is an associate professor of education and former director of student guidence services and counseling.The other new post is Director of Union Building which will be filled by J. Farrell Shephard, former manager of the Weber College bookstore. Will Meet Soon To Charter Policies For Student Center By Mary Ellen Ryan A new Weber College Union Board, to establish policies for the use of the New Union Building, was appointed this week. It will include: President Will- iam P. Miller, James R. Foulger, Merle E. Allen, Milton C. Mecham, Marva H. Gregory, Lawrence C. Evans, and J. Farrell Shephard as faculty representatives. Eileen Grix, Val B. Johnson, Ann Moesinger, Dennis Wood, Ve-Ann Bingham, Kathee Reeder, ,and Dean A. Christensen will represent the student body. They were chosen by the new student body officers. "As the organization of the board develops, these appointments may be changed," said President Miller, "They should not be considered permanent." The first meeting of the board will be called by the chairman, Dean Christensen. College Profs Win Art Prizes By Leslie Johnson Two Weber 'College professors have Won prizes for their painting in recent art exhibits both national and local. Richard Van Wag'oner of the art department won third place in the national art exhibit at Spring-ville. The winning picture is a water color called "Snow Pattern." He also won the sweepstake prize at an exhibit held in Virgin Valley High School in Nevada. "The Blue Truck" it the name of the water color picture that won. An oil painting by Farrel R. Collett called "Big Brown Bear" placed second in the Virgin Valley High School in Nevada. Stratford Resigns As Dean President Miller also announced the resignation of Dr. William D. Stratford as Dean of Men. Dr. Stratford wishes to devote his time to studying, writing and teaching in the college's psychology department. He has been Dean of Men for the past fifteen years, filling the post with much service to the students ,and community. Milton C. Mecham, associate professor of health and physical education, will accept the post. Mrs. Marva Gregory will continue to serve as Dean of Women, a post she has . held for the past eight years. All appointments begin with the 1961-62 school year except Director of the Union Building which will be affective immediately. Excels Gets For Show After several meetings of the Standards Committee concerning the assembly of Excelsior, its recommendation was sent to the Administrative Council and was upheld. The recommendation was as follows: The Standards Committee recommends that Excelsior Club be placed on probation for the remainder of this year, 1960-61, and for all of next year, 1961-62, and during this period any infraction of rules as set forth In the Student Organization Manual will result in the loss of Excelsior Club's Charter for a minimum of one year Assembly Disqualified This action came about after Excelsior's assembly on April 7 was stopped by the Assembly Co-' mittee. The following Tuesday in a combined meeting of the Standards Committee, Assembly Committee, and Excelsior Officers, the complete facts brought into the open. One week later the Assembly Committee met and unanimously voted to disqualify Excelsior from Club competition. The Standards Committee felt that there was an infraction of the rules governing the assemblies and they took the aforementioned action. Wood Attending Conference In San Francisco To prepare himself for his new office as student body president, Dennis Wood it- attending the annual conference of the Pacific Student. Body President's Association (PSPA). He left for San Francisco last Wednesday and will return Sunday. PSPA is an organization of Student Body Presidents of the Pacific and Western states. It meets annually in the spring to help incoming officers prepare themsel-es for their new office. Discuss Questions They will discuss pertinent questions concerning the operation of the campus and student government. The majority of the time will be spent in small discussion groups. Some topics to be discussed are: Elections, Campus Judiciary, Union Buildings, Parliamentary Procedure, and Student Government and National, International Affairs.
|Title||Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1961-05-05, Vol. 2, No. 23|
|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.|