Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1968-01-121
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Wtbtx Vol. 27 No. 10 Weber State College, Ogden, Utah 84403 January 12, 1968 Colorlogue Scheduled Curtis Nagel's award-winning film "Mexico", will be presented at this morning's convocation in the Fine Arts Center auditorium at 11 a .m. In 100 minutes of 100 unforgettable Colorlogue delights, students will see the charm of colorful Mexico in unique customs and costumes. History unfolds through the magic lenses of the Nagel-Moore cameras in this land older than Montezuma.Widely known as one of the world's most travelled men, as well as a pioneer of theatrical motion pictures, Curtis Nagel brings to the screen the perfection in color, composition, continuity and human interest which only years of experience plus the- eye of an artist can achieve. Born and educated in Boston, Mass., Nagel became associated with Technicolor at its pioneer plant in that city. One of motion picture's youngest producers at that time, he made over 40 "Technicolor Classics" and "Color Symphonies", which set a new standard for the theatres of the country. His outstanding film, "The Toyshop" won the highest praise and honors ever given a short subject including the Photoplay Medal for that year. Later he was co-producer with F. W. Murnau of an epic picture of the South Seas, "Tabu", which won the Academy Award. Turning from Hollywood, Nagel toured almost every part of the world with his magic cameras, filming his "Romantic Journeys" for Educational Films, and "Paramount Color Cruises" for Paramount Pictures, as well as many of the well-known "Magic Carpets of Movietone" for 20th Century Fox Films. - h ' '' ..-W; ; vt;:. ' ry f o -o ! y: j5' . , .J ' U r- - ; ' -1 , - -i 1 - I V " - , "5 ' a - v . 3 Capt. William Carver of WSC Security Office and Ogden City Police crime detective examine shelter where electric cable was stolen. hi ' '- " -h ) f S !w ( World Affairs Forum officers Bruce Bailey, vice president; Dennis Osborn, week chairman and JoLyn Spaeth, president, discuss plans. World Affairs Week Initiated at Weber The week of Jan 15 - 20 the World Affairs Forum will present its annual World Affairs Week. This year's theme will be "International Human Rights, 1968". On Monday, two representatives from the Peace Corps will speak about the work and the future of the Peace Corps. Tuesday, James Gillespie, the Ogden Chairman of the National Association for Advancement Colored People will speak on the topic of "Civil Rights". Wednesday, an excellent documentary film about Vietnam has been scheduled. The film was produced by the British Broadcasting Company and is acclaimed to be one of the best and most realistic films that has been produced about Vietnam. Thursday, the Hon. Robert E. Smylie will be the main speaker. He has been active in Republican politics in the state of Idaho since 1947 and has served as the Attorney General of Idaho from 1950 to 1954. The speaker for the Convocation on Friday Jan. 19 in the auditorium will be Utah's Attorney General, Phil Hansen. All events Monday through Thursday will be held at 11 a.m. in the Fine Arts Little Theater, except the Thursday night banquet which will be held at 7:30 p.m. in the UB. Mr. Hansen will speak in the auditorium on Friday at 11 a.m. Copper disappears Thieves come Theft of some $18,000 in electric copper cable last weekend temporarily halted construction of a $4 million science building at Weber State College. Capt. William Carver, chief of Weber State security, said four 5 foot reels of cable were removed from a temporary wooden structure last week end from the construction site. Salt Lake City police said the wire was found Tuesday afternoon in the Salt Lake area. The cable had apparently been burned by the thieves. The 10 tons of copper cable was apparently lifted with a winch truck owned by contractor Cannon-Papanicholas of Salt Lake City to another heavy truck. Ellis Jones, foreman for Cannon Papanicholas, said the reels were too heavy for astandard-three-quarter ton pick-up to carry. "Each reel is so havey a 2 12 ton winch could do little more than drag it across the ground," Jones said. WSC enrollment, Construction grow by Joe Winter quarter classwork began this week at Weber State College with an estimated 6,973 day and evening school enrolled for the 10 12 week period. Registration was held Jan. 3-4 in the college's Technical Education building under a new alphabetical system devised by the registrar's office. Students enrolled according to the first Initial of their last name instead of by class, as was done in previous quarters. Milton C. Mecham, WSC registrar, said registration lines were "smooth and unhampered during the two-day procedure." Some 890 sophomore, junior and senior students pre-registered during the end of autumn quarter which also speeded enrollment lines, he said. A total day and evening school enrollment of some 9,400 day and evening school students for 1968 fall quarter classes has been predicted by Dr. Robert A. Clarke, WSC administrative vice president.Dr. Clarke has also forecast the completion of two of the three current constructon projects by December 1968 to meet increased student enrollment. The most likely date set for completion of the $4.2 million science building and lecture hall complex is January or February of 1969, the campus planning department reported this week. The $2.2 million Union addition is hoped for completion by late 1968, but officials indicate that work may continue through March 1969. Plans for new building construction estimated at $5.8 million is scheduled to begin this year. A $1,150,000 administration building is scheduled to begin in March or April at the northeast corner of Tyler and Edvalson. The 43,000 square foot building Company officials also reported two reel jacks were missing. Capt. Carver said the theft probably occurred Saturday night, but workmen did not discover the cable was missing until they returned to work at 8:40 a.m. Monday morning. The 28,000 feet of cable was insured and will be replaced by sub contractor Strand Electric Co. of Salt Lake City within the month, company officials said. Workman said the cable had, been stored in a temporary structure to protect the reels from the heavy snows and cold weather. The cable several 4 by wood. had been hidden by 8 foot sheets of ply- Officials said the cable was to be installed in December, but had been postponed when heavy snowfalls continued to hit the area during that month. The cable, which ranges in size up to one inch containing 50 strands of copper wire inside a rubber cover, is valued at more than $2.50 per foot. S. Wright will house offices of the college president, three vice presidents, treasurer's and registrar's offices. Other offices include the dean of students, continuing education, directors of institutional research and of information services plus a board room for trustees. Approval is waiting for expected construction to start in late fall or early 1969 on a three classroom structures estimated to cost $4 million. The buildings will be located -at the northwest side of campus. Included in the 90,000 square foot complex will be a $2 million social science and humanities building. It will house departments of political science, psychology, sociology, philosophy, history, English and foreign languages.In the $900,000 education and business building will be housed the departments of elementary and secondary education and business. This fall is the scheduled starting time for construction on the estimated 80, 000 square foot building.A $1.4 million lecture room complex connected by a media center will be the third structure in the three building cluster. Construction is expected to begin in late fall or early 1969. The media center will be concerned with the production of instructional aids including video and audio tapes, notion pictures, graphic arts and photographic aids. Dr. Clarke, administrative vice president of WSC said the college anticipates obtaining federal grants to purchase most of the equipment, which will Include a closed circuit campus television Resources from the media center will enable teachers on campus to have aids programmed during lecture pelods when needed. cable gone No other thefts were reported at any other construction projects on the Weber State College campus including the $2.2 million addition to the student union and the $2.2 million men's dormitory. A wooden structure at the student union construction site was blown down during heavy wind storms in December which also damaged the campus' "Coming Events" sign and destroyed several glass windows. Crews at the men's dormitories installed heating devices on the upper-levels to dry the cement during heavy snow storms. The Ogden City Police and the Utah Highway Patrol received several reports of "fire at the dormitories" from residents who saw the flames at the building. Police said the fires were set by contractors and were always In control during the heavy snow season. Work continued at all three construction sites this week with no new snowfall reported in the area by Thursday morning.
|Title||Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1968-01-12, Vol. 27, No. 10|
|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.|