Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1965-02-121
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WEBER S TMTE COLLEGE It ' February 12, 19Q5 Snow Frolic Calls Today Snow sculpturing gets underway at 10 a.m. today at Snow Basin for the annual snow carnival competition. Only members of participating organizations will be allowed to compete. Sculptures will be judged at 2 p.m. with adherence to theme, originality, and resemblance as criteria. Jay Fen-ell Shepherd and Dean Black will serve as judges of the scupturcs. Trophies will be awarded to the first place winners in the men's women's and class divisions. Races and games will begin at 1:30 p.m. Ski (downhill slalom), toboggan, and snow shoe races will be judged by the in-fcermural department. The club and the class with the most total points will each be awarded a trophy. In addition, each group will be in charge of one game. "With student activity cards, a discount of $1 will be given on all-day ski lift passes," announced Tex Bourland, chairman of the Recreation and Games Committee. Hot chocolate will be provided for all participants. A free dance will conclude the day's festivities. This Snow Carnival Dance, previously scheduled las the Debate Dance, will be held at 9 p.m. in the UB Ballroom. High school debaters, as well as all Weber State students, are invited. Dress is sport. Highlighting the dance will be the announcement of the Snow Queen and King from the nominees upon which the student-body voted Thursday. Candidates for Queen are Gwenn Rudolph, Sigma, Barbara Bean, Excelsior, Cathy Clay, Phoenix, Janet Saunders, LDS, and Pat Anthony, WIA. King candidates are Denny Kenlon, LD, John Dison, OT, and Tom Rose, LDS. Pre-Law Students Organize Club Students anticipating law school and now pursuing a pre-law cour and now pursuing a pre-law course are invited to attend a meeting with representatives of University of Utah College of Law, Feb. 18 at 2 p.m. in UB Room 108. The purpose of this meeting will be to organize a pre-law club at Weber State. A model constitution will be submitted and officers will be elected. The purposes and objectives of this organization will be discussed in regard to the pre-law organizations as they no pre-law organizations as they now exist in Utah. If possible, the Dean of the U. of U. College of Law will be in attendanceat this meeting.As an organization, the prelaw club will bring the poten-tail law student a greater understanding of the field of law and what is expected of prelaw students. ' I - I ' .vrt I , I y 1 t ! Girls i&pplij Early War JPreierreA JUate The annual Preference Ball, enable the committee to take the as been slated for Feb. 19. This dance will commence at 9 p.m. in the Weber State Union Building.This year's theme for the affair will be "The King and I." Dress will be semi-formal. The couples will dance in a tropical South Pacific environment to the music of the Four Sounds Orchestra. Highlighting the affair will be the announcement of this year's Most Preferred Man. At the moment WSC's many organizations are debating on who will represent their organization as a nominee for Most Preferred Man. Early next week WSC's campus coeds will vote from the nominees to see who they feel is most worthy for the honor. The winner and hisrunner-ups will be announced at the dance. The Most Preferred Man will receive various gifts and a trophy to cherish as a memory of the honor. Since the affair is a girl's preference dance, the girls will choose their favorite man, placing for the girl's dates began just last Tuesday. It will continue on into next week. As Dean Marva Gregory has put it, "it is ona first come first serve basis, so it would be wise if the girls hustled over to my office and made their three choices or they just might find someone has made it into my office ten minutes earlier and has snatched their favorite man." The committee headed by Judy Madsen, A.W.S. vice president, who is in charge of the dance will send the invitations. The boys are requested to make a promt reply of an acceptance or decline of the inviation. This will girl's second preference and send Ogden, Utah him an invitation. International Relations Club, under the direction of Ross Robson, president, Brian Florence, vice president, and Peggy Heffernan, secretary, are completing preparations for International Relations Week, which will be observed on the Weber Campus Feb. 22-27. The highlight of the week will be the Regional College Model United Nations meeting on Friday and Saturday with delegates participating from other Utah Colleges. Ralph Harding, former United States Representative from Idaho will speak on "Extremism and Its Effects on World Affairs" at a banquet to be hold in the cafeteria of the Weber State UB Friday at 7:30 p.m. Tickets to the banquet will cost $2.50 and all interested students and faculty the above named officers or Dr. Alten B. Davis in the History ment to secure a ticket. Miss Weber State Pageant Begins Miss Weber State Pageant will conduct its 1965 version April 17 in the F.A.C. Presentation of the contestants will be in three areas: bathing suits, talent, and formats. The 19G5 Miss Weber State Observance by Penny Furniss Forensic students representing high schools from Utah, Idaho, and Nevada today converge on the Weber State College campus for the 29th Annual High School Forensic Tournament sponsored by the WSC Department of English. Under the direction of Dr. Leland H. Monson and Prof. E. Carl Green, some 60 invited prep schools will participate in debate, extemporaneous speech, and oratory. Plaques will be awarded the winners. Due to the enormous growth of the tournament in the past years it has been necessary to reduce enrollment 25 per cent. The cut is in the men's anil women's debate divisions with each school enrolling a maximum of six teams instead of eight as Best Dre ssed Girl Sought In conjunction with Glamour Magazine, the Signpost is sponsoring the WSC Best Dressed Girl Contest. Qualifications are listed on page three of this issue of the Signpost. Applications must be returned to the Signpost office or to the main desk in the UB by 10 a.m., Tuesday Feb. 16. A girl may either sponsor herself or be sponsored by a WSC club or organization. However, individuals cannot sponsor anyone other than themselves. Identical twins who dress identically will be judged as one entry. Both will receive all honors if selected. Weber State's winner will receive a certificate of merit and thus is eligible to compete in the national Glamour "10 Best Dressed College Girls" contest. Her application will be reviewed along with those from other colleges throughout the nation, by a board of Glamour Magazine. The location of every participating college is considered when judging the appropriateness of the three outfits worn by the candidate. The ten winners will receive an all-expense paid trip to New York from May 10 to June 11, 1965. The trip includes a tour of fashion houses, cultural centers, the World's Fair, and the theater. In addition, they will receive numerous other gifts and be pictured in various issues of Glamour Pageant is sponsored by the Special Events committee in conjunction with the Pepsi-Cola Bottling Company. Entries for the contest will be available at the main desk in the Union Building by Feb. 15, 1965. The deadline for the return of these entries is March 8, 1965. Volume 7, No. 15 in the past. Those members of the WSC English Department directing the expected 1100 students, coaches, and judges include Thomas R. Burton, men's division, Richard M. Jensen, women's division, Benjamin Noid, oratory and extemporaneous speech, Glen .1. Weise and Cluster M. Nilsson, and Glen J. Ward, judges. Students teams entering debate will struggle the proposition "Resolved: that Nuclear weapons should be controlled by an international organization" and must be prepared to dabate both sides of the issue. A total of ten or twelve plaques will be given the top teams in the men's and the women's divisions, and additional medals will be given individaul members of these teams. A plaque will be given the winning team hi "B" division, and medals will be given the four finalists. The subjects " for extemporaneous speeches will be drawn from significant topics of the 1965 January and February weekly issues of Time and Newsweeks magazines. Plaques of achievement will be given first and second place winners. Oratory subjects are unrestricted providing that those used are of genuine oratorical quality determined by the jiidtes. As in extemporaneous speech, first and second place winners in this division will . also be awarded plaques. Dr. Leland Monson Addresses U.U.F. Dr. Leland H. Monson, chairman of the Humanities Division at Weber State College, will speak to the Unitarian Universa-list Fellowship of Ogden, Feb. 14. His topic will be "The Moral Rearmament Movement," and will present a general survey of the world-wide organization which attempts to reaffirm the ethical basis of our lives. A special invitiation is extended to the interested faculty members and students, to come and hear Dr. Monson at the Bertha Ecclos Art Center, 2480 Jefferson Avenue at 10:30 a.m.
|Title||Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1965-02-12, Vol. 7, No. 15|
|Creator||Weber State College|
|Contributors||Associated Students of Weber College; A generous grant from the Utah State Library and the Institute of Museum and Library Services.|
|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.|