Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1965-04-231
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Vol. 7 No. 24 A. - i - Reed Blake Top Advisor Reed H. Blake, instructor of journalism and advisor to t h e Signpost, has been named chairman of the Utah district, National Council of College Publications Advisers. Blake will coordinate all activities of Utah junior colleges, colleges, and universities. The organization is national in tscope, devoted to excellence in student publications. Natio n a 1 headquarters are located at Indiana State University, Terre Haute, with the nation divided into six districts. Utah is in ;he fifth district Rocky Mountain-comprising seven mountain states. Merwin G. Fairbanks, Brigham Young University is district chair- &gf2tiBB3, Wasatch Halls cultural committee is sponsoring "Folk Entertainment" this Sunday starting at 8 p.m. at Wasatch Halls. The group playing will be Polly and the Valley Boys, a folk singing group from Salt Lake City. It consists of Polly Stewart, Bruce Phillips, and Dave Roylance. Bruce and Dave were previously members of the Blue Grass Band, which toured the southern-eastern states. Dave, best banjo player from Denver, Colo., has played with Lester Laxx and Earl Scruggs, the King of Banjo players. Bruce, along with being an excellent guitar player, has composed various songs which have been published and used by Earl Scruggs. Polly was a soloist before joining the group. She plays an auxo harp and a guitar. They sing blue grass and old folk music. . The committee members- serving in this capacity were Linda IFoIli ,. - W i! i I, X 4 'if t it I "MAN FOR ALL SEASONS-left to right, L. M. Hilton, Ken scene from "Man For All Seasons." To Fill Out Alumni F Only a few weeks from today, several score Weber Stale College seniors will enter alumnus status. MBBadcBy Farrell, head, Jerry Trice, and Glenda Shape. They should be congratulated on getting this group on campus! i imam The AMS "Charity Ball" will be held tonight at 9 p.m. in the UB. Dave Minnock Innovations will supply a variety of music, including the surf. Everyone will be admitted free. Dress will be sport with free pepsi and cookies for all. A big crowd is expected for this "charitable event." AMS officers are Brian Florence, president, Steve Hodson, as vice president, and Ray Fowors, secretary. Charity Ball OGDEN, UTAH J "- es Keouiri rm The reminder is from Dr. Don Buswell, president of the WSC Alumni, and he would like to see the graduates retain an active association with their Alma Mater. Dr. Buswell requests seniors to go to the Alumni Office on campus and fill out a form that can be used to help both the graduate and the Alumni organization. The Alumni office is in the Life Science building, room 327-B. The information will be taken by Mrs. Barbara Visscher, alumni secretary.The completed form will provide the alumni office with valu-a b 1 e background information, about former students, including the name of a person who will always know their whereabouts. Such information is valuable to the alumnus himself because potential employers like to check college alumni offices to verify certain kinds of information, said Dr. Buswell. The Alumni office would also like a good, black and white photo of each graduate, about 4x5 inches, for future publicity and other needs. - Post and Robert F. Peters in a Choir Performs In Tabernacle Excitement mounts for the members of the Ogden Institute Chorale as April 29 draws near. This is the evening of their annual spring conert, which is to be presented at the Ogden LDS Tabernacle at 8 p.m. The theme will be "An Evening of Inspiration and Music," featuring sacred, popular, Hu morous and secular- music. The variety of presentation will include the one-hundred and sixty voice Chorale, the Institute Male Chorus, plus a Double Male Quintet, and a Ladies Triple Trio. For added flavoring three solo selections will be given by Alan Curtis, Beverly Brown, and Olivia Tafiti. Dr. Crawford Gates, chairman of the music department at BYU, will give a short talk on culture and music. This past year the Chorale, the Male Chorus, and various groups have performed at a number of places including a trip to Utah State University, and a tcur of Central Utah by the Male Chorus, and Ladies Triple Trio. The Chorale had the honor of providing the music for the recent David 0. McKay Honor Day, in which they have received much acclaim.The public is invited to the concert. There will be no admission charge. April 23, 1965 A cast of veteran players is deep in rehearsal for WSC's final theatrical work, "A Man for All Seasons." It will be performed over a three night period in che Fine Arts Center, May 6-8. All performanes will begin at 8:J5 p.m. Tickets may be obtained at the Fine Arts Center ticket office. This will be the first major non-Arena Theater drama production of the year. It had been selected as the vehicle to open the Fine Arts Center last fall, but the stage lighting and sound had not been installed. The drama consquently was shifted to the other end of the play season. , Prof. M. Thatcher Allred, head of the Speech and Drama department, will climax his thirty years of teaching at WSC by directing the play. The Robert Bolt play portrays the life of Sir Thomas More, chan-eelor of England and a man of great integrity who declines to compromise his principles, even at the threat of death. The cast is made up of faculty, community and students. Sir Thomas is performed by Kenneth Post, a technical writer at Hill Air Force Base who had held major roles in college and community theater shows. Prof. Farrel R. Collett, head of the WSC art department, is cast as a religious mentor for the king. In past years, he has been a scene designer as well as actor during numerous associations with college productions. Ronald Jenkins, drama and art teacher at Weber High School, has been selected to play the role of King Henry Eighth. He has been seen in stellar roles of many local shows in recent years. Ross Housley, Ogden City "ire inspector and veteran of many stage productions, is cast as a kind of one-man Greek chorus, and Merlin Paul, a management analyst at Hill AFB as a man of talent but of questionable integrity.Robert Peters, Ben Lomond High School counselor, and veteran player, performs the role of Duke of Norfolk, and Mrs. Henry Zitman. an experienced thespian, is Sir Thomas More's wife. L.M. Hilton, a retired Ogden police oficer, returns to the stage after a lengthy absence to play the Archbishop of Canterbury. A businessman, Clyde Checketts, is cast as an enemy of Sir Thomas More. Three Weber State students also have major parts: Jennifer Hull is cast as Sir Thomas More's daughter; 0 r 1 a n Owen, as a strongly opinionated young man, and Dennis Dykstra. as a career diplomat. Director Allred regards the three as among the most promising (hespians of the current college crop.
|Title||Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1965-04-23, Vol. 7, No. 24|
|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.|