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Wthtx Vol. 27, No. 3 Nate Knight Final Frosto tfflicers by Robert Hunter Twelve per cent pf the freshman class gave a lop-sided victory to Trace Ferrin In the race for president during last Friday's primary election. Runner up for the number one position is Nate Knight. He will oppose Ferrin in today's final election scheduled from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the union, building four and technical building. Other finalists on the ballot are Nedra Christensen and Bruce Oyler for vice president; Cam-ille Jones and Bena Morrell for secretary. Ferrin compiled 55 per cent of the votes cast for six presidential candidates. The candidates and vote totals were: Ferrin, 235; Knight, 81; Wayne Hill, 48; John Sandberg, 39; Don Belliston, 37; and Mike Nash, 18. Only 458 freshmen participated in the election. Ferrin, an Ogden resident and physical therapy major, will battle Knight for the top position. Knight is an accounting major and residence hall student. He recently graduated from Grand County High School in Moab. The vice presidential race was most hotly contested, with only seven votes separating finalist Peace Corps A special session of the Peace Corps Modern Language Aptitude Test will be offered to the students of Weber State College who are interested in beginning service within a year. The non-competitive test is schedules for Thursday at 1:15 p.m. in room 104 of the student union. Peace Corps applications must be completed before taking the test and should be presented at the time of the test. Application forms are available from Dr. Alten B. Davis at annex IV, the Post Office or by writing to the Peace Corps, Washington, D. C, 20525. Persons who have already mailed applications to the Peace Corps, but who have not taken the Trace Ferrin allowing ay tfor Miss Christensen from Toney Smith, who entered the primary. Oyler who will meet Miss Christensen in today's final, is a general major from Brigham City. An Ogden resident, Miss Christensen is also a general major. Results of the election were: Oyler, 165; Christense, 130; Smith 123; Jack Carter, 21 and Douglas Pohl, 18. The two candidates for secretary were automatically entered on the final ballot, since three or mbre aspirants are necessary for a primary election. Camille Jones, a general major of Ogden, will oppose Bena Morrell, a psychology major of Vernal, in today's balloting. Results of the election will be announced at the after game dance, October 14. Last week's voter turnout was described as "disappointing" by elections chairman Mike Lyon. "I would urge students to submit suggestions which may help more students participate in future elections," he said. In today's election any valid form of identification will be accepted for voter eligibility, according to the chairman. "Students should understand they may vote for only one person for each office," Lyon said. Examination Offered test, are urged by school officials to attend this session. Language aptitude test scores help the Peace Corps determine if applicants can learn a new language or if they are better suited for English-speaking assignments.Those who apply now will be more easily placed according to their preferences than those who delay until later in the year. During the past six years, the Peace Corps has matured into a powerful young group whose actions benefit and make a noticeable imprint of 56 nations around the globe, officials said. On a people-to-people basis, the volunteer contributes to the drive for national development and e-merges with a feeling of hav Weber State College, Ogden, Utah 84403 WDM Rush activities at Weber State College will grind to a halt next week as sororities and fraternities bid for some 200 pledges. Theatre Sets Student Fees Students will be charged admission tonight for the opening performance of the Weber State College theatre department's production of "Barefoot in the Park." Dr. T. Leonard Rowley, head of the theatre department, said prices may be charged for all theatre productions this year "because of an inadequate budget." Price for the opening show will be $.75 per student with i-dentification cards. General admission is $1. "If the Senate had appropraited $2,000 instead of $4,000, we might be financially solvent," Dr. Rowley said. Dr. James Foulger, WSC business vie president, said Thursday the theatre department could not charge students admission for plays except during opening night. "Students should be entitled to a free ticket with their identification card as part of their student activity funds." he said. Dr. Foulger and Dennis D. Heiner, WSC legislative vice president, will meet this morning to discuss the situation. Fiesta Planned A panorama of Mexico's music will be presented in a community concert October 18 at 8 p.m. in the Weber State College Fine Arts Center Auditorium. "Fiesta Mexicana" will feature authentic costuming, dancing and singing of old and new Mexico by 30 dancers and singers from Mexico City. Mayan and Aztecan costumes will also be a highlight of the presentation. A mariachi orchestra will accompany the troupe from Mexico. WSC students, faculty and staff will be admitted free by presentation of ED cards. ing been personally and deeply involved in the progress of a Kenya, Peru or Polynesia. Officials said a volunteers rewards are the intangibles of two years lived in a foreign culture, doing a job that needs doing. His aim is defined as to "successful wage war against the age-old enemies of ignorance, poverty and disease and its chief weapon in this struggle is people." Volunteer jobs in agriculture and Peace Corps objectives are well matched: skilled and unskilled volunteers start from scratch overseas, working at the very primary levels such as teaching. They live in the villages, with the people, with programs expanding in countries such as South Korea, Gunyana, Paraguay, Chad. IT AM Active members of campus sororities and fraternities and rush-ees have been involved in an exhausting schedule of meetings, parties and related rush activities for the past two weeks. Men's rush will end today at 3 p.m. when rushees pick up their pledge bids at Marv J. Peterson, dean of men's office. Excelsior, Phoenix, Alpha Rho, Sigma Delta Pi, Beta Phi Beta and Delta Phi Kappa held parties for prospective pledges during the past week. Fraternity presidents will meet at 12 noon to match rushee's preference cards withclubbids. Those rushees who are given bids will be invited to attend pledge acceptance banquets by each fraternity. Sorority rush will end Oct. 17 with meetings in the student union cafeteria at 7 p.m. Rushees must pick up visitation cards for open house sessions at Mrs. Marva Gregory's office, the dean of women, between 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cards must be returned to the union main desk after each meeting with sororities' stamps on the back. Prospective pledges must return to Dean Gregory's office Oct. 19 between 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. to see if they have an invitation for a sorority off campus party. Sorority bids will be on file in the dean's office Friday. .-- "(& i I;-":- .i' .:..:-. sV I - J : I A '-I t - Jf ft I , - ' y .5 1 f: ; -v V 1 ; , - vm m i 14 ..... i. l jMlfiirT in - 'to&m& LaDianoeda presidenf Judy WMImore and O toy lew a officer Leslie Taylor greet a rushee at the formal sorority rush held Wednesday. October 13, 1967 EM Ron Ray, Inter-Fraternal Council president, said IFC week, scheduled for next week, has been postponed until Spring Quarter due to an overload of present campus activities. alidescope Editor Quits The editor-in-chief of Weber State College's literary magazine, Kalidescope, has resigned her position for the 1967-68 school year. Miss Cheryl Lorenc, '66-67 editor of the literary magazine, said she would not be able to work on the publication this year "because of studies and an additional workload." A publications council meeting is expected to be called within the next two months to appoint a new editor. A publications council meeting is expected to be called within the next two months to appoint a new editor. "Anyone who is interested in literature and who like to write could make a good editor if they had the time and the enthusiasm for the job," Miss Lorenc said. Kalidescope, formerly called Scribulus, was published last year during winter quarter. Other staff members are Carol Drink-water, assistant editor; John Wood, art ediotr; and Ken Nichols, copy editor.
|Title||Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1967-10-13, Vol. 27, No. 3|
|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.|