Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1963-04-251
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srlolie se -nr- V Mr. Buss Says: Students interested in making the annual neology field trip to Southern Utah must contact members of the geology department today or tomorrow. The trip will cost about $30-00 and will begin on May 8 at 5 a.m. (yes, that's a.m.). Cooking will be done over the open fire during the five-day business-pleasure trip. Of VOL. 4 NO. 25 APRIL 25, 1963 OGDEN, UTAH Hairy Ones! A lot of trouble or views on the new beards. Which beard do you like the best? For picture and remarks see Page Three: For further comment see Page Two and Rob. v j V July 1. 1964 is the comple-tion date set for three new Weber State dormitory buildings. Landscaping is currently under way at the dorm site on the southwest portion of the campus. I'uilt in two wings, the largest dorm will house 222 studetns in single living quarters. Home living apartments will comprse the three stores of the other two dorms, housng 72 students each, six to an apartment- Altogether, 366 students will be accomodated in the dorms. M. Morrin and Son, of Ogden is the contractor. Currently, first phase construction of the Fine Arts Building just south of the UB isunderway. i "3 .'V DID THE BUTLER DO IT? Truth is the subject of "Rashomon,'" a Japanese play coming soon to the Moench Auditorium. "Three stars of the production are (left to right) Eric Moon, Andy Zane and Richard Thompson. Japan roext Weber College Theatre's final offering of the season will be a Japanese mystery drama based on two short stories written during the first quarter of this century by Ryonosuke Akutagwa. "Rashomon, '' adapted to the stage by Fay and Michael Kanin, and directed by John M. Elzey, will play May 2, 3, and 4. at the Moench Auditorium, 2450 Jefferson. Curtain time is 8:15. H .7"" ' i ' . ; 'V .V- . . -MifViiM irfif x ' Weber Coed Wovs USU Kaye Waldron, won first place at the Inter-Collegiate J alent Show hosted bv Utah State University, April 18, 1963, Miss Waldron was chosen by the Activities Board which is headed by Paulette l.ichtenstein, activities vice president, to attend this function. In winning the Talent Show put on by the Cultural Committee last fall, Kaye was eligible for this spot. At that time, she won o.ver a field of 25 individuals. Kaye, who is a freshman this year, was very impressive as she played her own organ arrangement on a Hammond Organ furnished and transported to Utah State by Glen Brother's Music The winners of theInter-Collegiate Talent Show were invited to appear on the Eugene Jelesnik Show by Mr. Jelesnik. The winners also received beautifultrophies Tickets are now on sale at the Weber College Cashier's office, upper campus, and will be available at the Municipal Park ticket office, 25lh and Washington from 2 to 6 p.m. beginning April 30, and all day May 4- General admission is $1.50, while "Weber College students and faculty are admitted on their activity cards. The paly concerns a Japanese nobleman who is killed, and his wife raped, in an encounter with a notorious bandit by the Rashomon Gate in a wood near Kyoto about a thousand years ago. Each of the three principals in the encounter testifies in a police court and presumably they all testify under oath. All three versions are all at sharp variance. Each of them gives an account that obviously is colored by his own passions. Obviously truth, which we are inclined to regard as something simple, absolute and inviolable, is nothing of the sort; in practical application it is complex, relative and cxtreamelv hard to come by. Cast for the play includes: Priest, Richard Thompson; Woodcutter, Eric Moon; Wigmaker, Andrew Zane; Deputy, Robert Iiritt; Bandit, Jack Herst; Husband, Ted Tcdesco; Wife, Joyce F.ldredge; Mother, Judy Rowland; A new and much shorter Peace Corps Placement 'Test will be administered for the first time Saturday, April 27, in more than 800 communities across the nation. The new lest, to be given on an experimental basic, consists of half-hour sections on general aptitude and modern language aptitude. All applicants who have any knowledge of French or Spanish must remain to take the appropriate language achievement test of one hour's duration. By contrast, the former examination was from four to eight hours, depending on optional sections. Both tests arenon-competitive. Applicants who took the longer test do not need to take the new one. Dr. Edward R. Henry, director of the Peace Corps' selection division, said the new test has been designed on the basis of information gained after two years of experience with the longer examination."Some tests in the former battery have been found to be of low validity in relation to the success of Volunteers in training and overseas. Other sections were more useful for proper class placement in training than they were for selection," Dr. Henry said. He added that college transcripts provide much of the information obtained from seceions of the former test and that the Peace Corps now requires transcripts from every candidate. Increasing emphasis on aptitude for a foreign language for all volunteers serving where English is not the main tongue has greatly increased the need for the language aptitude and achievement tests, Dr. Henry said. The new test will be given at 8:30 a.m. and should be taken by all new Peace Corps applicants for one of the 4,000 openings in 44 countries. Training begins in June, July and August. To be eligible to take the exam, candidates must either have submitted a questionnaire to the Peace Corps or must bring a completed questionnaire to the test site with them. Questionnaires and the location of the exam site may be obtained from the campus Peace Corps liasion officer.
|Title||Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1963-04-25, Vol. 4, No. 25|
|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.|