Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1965-10-011
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I: t October 1, 1965 Weber State College, Ogden, Utah Vol. 25 - No. 2 T. I Eight beautiful girls vie lor the title of Homecoming Queen. Left to right and sponsors are: Lyn Dowdle Otyokwa, Marilyn Thomas LaDianaeda, Marilyn Hartog Lamba Delta Sigma, Nancy Wilson Blue Key, Susan Anthony Delta Phi Kappa, Margene Berghout AWS, Connie Argyle WIA, Tamara Bailey Excelsior. Frosh To Vote For Mew leaders WSC's largely populated Freshman class Is holding It's primary election for officers Friday, October 1. Freshman students will vote in the Union Building. There are twenty one candidates seeking a victorious finish. For the office of president there are six candidates. They are: Bruce Alvord, Dave Cook, Rex Cottle, Ernie Jones, Mike Jensen, Wes Johnson. Three hopeful entries are seeking the office of Vice President. They are: Cari Berube, Craig Bybee, Rick Wilde. The office of Secretary will be the only office that will not be on the primary ballot, as only two candidates have submitted petitions. The candidates for Secretary are: SharonHales, Judy Will-more.Interesting will be the elimina- New Chairman Heads Business Division A new division chairman widely known as both educator and public speaker is among the more than 70 new faculty members taking up assignments at Weber State College this term. Dr. Quinn G. McKay 4s the new chairman of the Business and Economics Division, one of Weber's largest divisions. He replaces Talmage Y. De Lange, who resigned the chairmanship at his own request, President William P. Miller said. Mr. De Lange will officiate as accounting department head. Dr. McKay recently completed a special government assignment in Northern Nigeria establishing a business school at Ahmadu Bello University. Earlier he spent two years at the University of Rangoon in Burma as an advisor to a Ford Foundation project, and he has traveled through European and Pacific Ocean countries. He attended Weber before graduating in accounting and economics at Brigham Young University. He later earned his master and doctor degrees in business administration at Harvard University. Dr. McKay has been on the faculty staffs of BYU and University of Pittsburg. He is a member of Phi Kappa Phi and of other scholastic and professional organizations. He also has traveled on numerous speaking engagements, and is a popular choice as a program speaker. He will give the main address at the WSC alumni banquet program October 15, an attraction of Weber's Homecoming activities. A native of Huntsville, Dr. McKay is married to the former Shirley Frame of Murray. The couple has five children. tion of eight candidates. The Freshman class are allowed two senators. With ten candidates vie-ing for the office, it promises to be a hot contest. The hopefuls are: Annette Best, Clair Cox, Kent Kofford, Scott Rasmussen, Mary Thompson, Randolph Scott, Brian Cook, Lee Borup, Roy A. Durham, Ken Hadley. Elections Chairman, Russ Richards, remarked that, "This is the most candidates we have had run during freshman elections. I believe that this shows, that the freshman are aware of the growing responsibility placed upon them by being the largest organization on campus." Mr. Richards went on to state that most of the candidates had expressed this very thought to him when asked why they wanted to run for their particular office. "If the rest of the elections have as much enthusiasm as what has been demonstrated thus far, we will have an election that will be as exciting and interesting as any student body election." stated Mr. Richards. Wnfldlcaits Sellectt A ISnttitBim Homecoming Queen activities, sponsored by the Hospitality Committee, are sharpening as the time draws closer to the selection of the queen. Monday evening, October 4, will find the candidates and other invited guests seated around a well-laden banquet table at the Union Building. This year's eight candidates are sponsored by various organizations on campus. Ball Inagurates Homecoming Activities . Merrilee Nielson The annual Coronation Ball will start the 1965 Homecoming activities, at 9:00 p.m., Friday, October 8, in the Union Building cafeteria. The queen and her attendants, elected by the student body Friday, will be announced. Monday night, October 4, the Eliminations Banquet will be held, at which the number of candidates will be eliminated to eight girls. At the banquet the girls will be judged on personality, charm, character, poise, and intelligence. Each candidate will receive a small gift from the Homecoming Committee.The Four Sounds will present the music for the semi-formal dance, which is under the direction of Kathy Hurst. Pati Jo George is in charge of the Homecoming Queen Contest. Tickets for the dance are $2.00. The Homecoming Committee would like to express thanks to Ogden City merchants for their cooperation in the advertising of the Homecoming activities. Candidates must be full-time upper class students with a 2.0 grade average. The eight candidates will be voted on by the student body on October 8. Beauty, poise, personality, intelligence, character, and charm will be the determining factors in the judging of this year's queen. Trophies for the queen and her attendants will be on display Monday evening and Tuesday in the Union Building. Pictures of the finalists will be added after the decision has been made by the judges Monday evening. Friday, October 8 will be a busy' day for the campus in connection with Homecoming activities. School hours, Friday, will also be voting hours for the students to select "their" Homecoming Queen. The queen and her attendants will be announced at the Coronation Ball to be held that night. While dress for the ladies is cocktail dresses, and suits for the men, the candidates will add to the beauty of the occasion by appearing in formals, wearing the traditional Homecoming corsage. Students are encouraged to vote for the queen of their choice and to attend the Ball on Friday night. Headlines on the Inside I. D. Cards needed page 13 Staff Views Jobs as Serious Responsibility page 2 AWS Presents .' page 4 WSC Choir Look to Busy Schedule page 14 f-Vf i s I i ! V ! ?- K. -A ... i; 7V f .'-Ifr if! ... ft The United States Air Force Band, under the direction of Major Arnold D. Gabriel, will be one of the Homecoming attractions on October 16 at Weber State.
|Title||Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1965-10-01, Vol. 25, No. 2|
|Creator||Weber State College|
|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 State 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.|