Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1964-04-171
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OGDEN, UTAH VOL. 5, NO. 22 BOARD SELECTS APRIL 17, 1964 Signpost Gets New '64 Editor, Staff Today's paper marks the first edition of the WSC Signpost by the 1964-65 editorial and business staff. The new editor-in-chief is Brent Pulsipher, a senior majoring in business administration. He is a past Signpost sports editor and editor-in-chief of the Weber High School Trumpeter. The new head has fulfilled a mis- I OGDEN SOPHOMORE gets student publications board nod as new Signpost head. LLI CO 03 sion to the Eastern States for the LDS Church. Pulsipher was named to the post by the school's Student Publications BoaTd and Executive Council.The new staff recently held an afternoon seminar and plans to hold a second before the end of the current year, Pulsipher said. "We should still like to have more students working on the student paper, and would welcome those interested to visit us on the top floor of the Union Building." We need more reporters in sports and general news coverage, he explained. At a recent staff meeting the new editor said the paper should "stimulate informed discussion, not create uninformed controversy." (Continued Pg. 2, Col. 4.) Students Name New Officers Mike Phillips, Ross Robson, Carol Cope, and Steve Bennion emerged victorious in the student-body elections, last Friday Phillips gained the post with 682 votes. His opponent, Ed Freestone, received 349. First Vice President Ross Rob-son, received 579, compared with 451 for Lynn Boss; Activities Vice President Cope received 665 against" De Anne Bitton's 368; and Business Vice President 1 Steve Bennion received 550. A write-in campaign for Kent Panto ne (against Bennion) polled 468. Policy Changed On Low Grades The policy on repeat courses has been changed, effective Summer Quarter 1964. The old policy, on page 39 of the catalog, reads: "A student may repeat a course in which he has received a low mark, but the original grade will remain on the record. The higher grade, however, will be counted in arriving at the average grade point for graduation." The new policy reads: "A student may repeat a course in which he has received a low mark, but the original grade will remain on the record, and both grades will be counted in arriving at the grade percent forgraduation." Gear Graduation Requirements, lyffons Registrar's Juniors and Seniors planning to graduate in the June 1965 Commencement exercises are reminded to make applications before the end of this quarter. Applications are available at the Registrar's office.Applicants will receive a graduation summary report which will indicate deficiencies that must be cleared before graduation. After Pn EL 1 Pj3 i.;a y y J v2) lii 7 VspV MISS UTAH, Annette Bates, will crown new Miss Weber State College in Saturday rites. lominations MS, AWS, The nominating assembly for AWS, AMS and class officers will be held on April 20 at 12 noon in rooms 106-108. The offices open for nomination are: AMS, president, vice-president and secretary; AWS, vice-president and secretary; and class president, vice-president, secretary and senators of the sophomore, junior and senior classes. Qualifications for sophomore, junior and senior offices are a minimum of 24, 70 and 110 credit hours, respectively with a grade point of not less than 2.20. There are no credit requirements for AWS and AMS offices. A petition with 25 names must be turned into the main desk of the UB for each nominee by noon on Tuesday. fx X- WILBURTON, OKLA. Top lower division and junior college speakers in women's interpretation in the national speech tournament at Eastern Oklahoma A&M College, Wilburton, Okla., April 8-11, in order of rankings are (1-r) Marian Whitehead, Kansas City Junior College, Kansas; Minnie Ho-gan, Odessa College, Texas; and Cheryl Morriss and Linda Cornish, Weber State College. Office each student has received his report he should meet his advisor so he can get registe red to clear all deficiencies. The names of candidates who have been cleared for graduation will be posted outside the Registrar's office in Building 1. Graduates should check spelling of their names. Those whose names are missing should contact Mrs. Tol- Due for Class mmmmmmmmimmm i ATT Attention, Seniors Gown Deadline Near The deadline for cap and gown measurements is April 24, 1964. Graduating seniors- are to come anytime between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. and on Mondays and Tuesdays from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. to the UB Book Store for these measurements. Price for rentals is $5.50. man in the Registrar's office. Students on the list should pay their graduation fee immediately. By Steve Parker Miss Weber State College will be chosen tomorrow at 8 p.m. in the Ogden High School Auditorium. She. will be selected from a field of thirteen contestants on the basis of beauty, intelligence, and talent. . The pageant is an official Miss America Pageant preliminary, with a sub-franchise to that annual event. Miss Utah, Annette Bates, will be on hand to crown the first Weber State queen. The winner will go directly to' the Miss Utah Pageant, in May, with possibilities of competing in Atlantic City in the fall. General admission is $1, and student admission is 50c with activity cards. Tickets may be purchased at the Union Building main desk, at the cashier's office, or at the door Saturday night,' Programs, will be furnished free of charge. Students and staff are encouraged to attend the gala event and see, first-hand, the excellent quality of women that represent Weber State and the Ogden area. The WSC contestants are: Donna Bell, , a freshman and talented singefr; Claudia Bennett, junior co-ed and currently reigning as Phoenix Snowball Queen; Carroll Beus, president of La Dianaeda and an experienced pianist; Vee Braith-waite, a freshman with blonde hair and blue eyes; Nyla Berrctt, also a freshman and past winner in the State Future Farmers of . America SweetheaTt contest; Helen Carr, a charming freshman, presently serving as secretary of the Freshman Class; Alyce Ann Hull, an Idaho student and winner of several previous beauty pageants; Darleen Jehnsen, a sophomore and active Union Committee chairman; Penny Madsen, a junior and talented dancer; Irene Robins, a striking freshman and currently reigning as Miss Ogden: Carolyn Saam, a vivacious freshman and first runner-up to Miss Ogden; Mary Margaret Sycamore, Weber State's beloved blonde with a good deal of training in ballet; Elaine Wayment, also a freshman and past winner in the Junior Miss competition. The Miss Weber State Pageant, which will be held annually, is presented by the Special Events Committee of the Studentbody Activities Board. Chairman is Gary 01-sen, with Steve Parker as publicity and promotions head; Jerry Kizer-ian as entrants and winners foreman, and Judy Gerhlin a3 judges host. Judges are: Mrs. H. Q. Howard, Mrs. Wayne Wilcox, Mrs. Tom Jones, Mr. Darwin Larsen and Mr. Bill Vriens Jr. Bernie Diamond will emcee the show and fine music will be provided. Stage design is by Span-haure of Makoffs, and garden settings by Arvin Shreeve of Ogden City Parks. Immediately following the pageant a dance will be held in the UB. This will take the place of the Firemen's Ball, which has been cancelled. Admission is by pageant stubs or $1 per couple. Music will be supplied by the Max Wil-lard Combo.
|Title||Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1964-04-17, Vol. 5, No. 22|
|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.|