Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1967-10-201
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Sandpipers Coraserf Planned caf Weber A skillful combination of Pete Seeger's song, "Guantanamera" anil the technical skills of Herb Alpert's recording company, has produced a new, unique singing trio. The Sandpipers, nationally known record and television performers, are popular entertainers at many major colleges and universities across the United States. They will appear at Weber State College on Oct. 25 for a one-night concert sponsored by the associated students. Dennis Heiner, ASWSC legislative vice president, said most of the $2.00 seats are reserved, but a number of $2.50 seats are still available. The concert will be held in the WSC Fine Arts Center auditorium at 8 p.m. It will be the first time the Sandpipers, individually known, as Mike Piano, Jim Brady and Richard Shoff, have scheduled a performance on the Weber State Campus. A young nightclub comedian, Fred Smoot of Greenwich Village, New York, will also appear with .the trio. He has appeared on several Broadway shows including Wtbtx Vol. 27, No. 4 Planning Started Final preparations are being made for Weber State College's most colorful homecoming Oct. 30 - Nov. 4. Events ranging from a collegiate parade to banquets, shows and football is expecting to involve the participation and interest of thousands during the six day period. Besides the usual attractions, the college will enjoy the added prestige of a nationally -ranked musician Van Cliburn, the youth pianist who won first place in the 1958 .Tchiakovsky Competition in Moscow. Cliburn's appearance will be with the Utah Symphony Nov. 3 at 8 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center Auditorium. More than 35 entries will be in the downtown parade Nov. 4. Bands, floats, marching units, and officials of state and local governments and the college will be in a procession beginning at 10:30a.m. along Washington from 22nd to 28th streets. - The Coronation Ball Oct. 27 at 9 p.m. in the Union will announce the homecoming queen and her attendants. The University of Idaho will meet Weber State for a traditional clash in the Wildcat stadium Nov. 4 at 1:30 p.m. Pre-game attractions will begin at 1 p.m. Old grads will meet ' for the annual Alumni banquet Nov. 2 at 7:30 p.m. in the Union. ATTENTION STUDENTS: Temporary Activity Cards expire Oct. 21, 1967. You must have your Photo ID-Activity card for all student events after this date. They now available at the Union Main desk. "Bye Bye Birdie" and an NBC-TV series, "The Wackiest Ship in the Army." The Sandpipers have also appeared in a variety of concerts and performances including personal appearances before Pope Paul XII and Pope John XXIII in Rome Italy; special concert for Princess Grace Rainier of Monacco, and several European, Far Eastern and Oriental tours. They have toured the colleges and universities since 1966 when A&M's production of "Guantanamera" was a nationwide seller, bringing the trio out of obscurity. Since that time, their record-ords of "Louie, Louie," "Bon Soir Dame" and "Quado Sali de Cuba" have become popular with young adults. Mike, John and Richard also sing rock n' roll, folk songs ballads and classical songs. They sing in eleven languages including English, Spanish, French, Italian, German, Japanese, Hawaiian, Basque and Hebrew. A selection of these different types of songs and languages will be presented during their concert at Weber State. WSC board chairman Ira A. Huggins shakes hands with ASWSC executive vice president Bob Hunter. Members discussed tuition hike. Enrollment A record enrollment of 9,077 day and evening school students was tabulated this week by the Weber State College admissions and registrar's office. Milton C. Mecham, dean of admissions, presented the report Tuesday to the board of trustees.He said 6,939 students are attending day classes and 2,138 are enrolled in the evening school program. Both enrollments represent "significant increased which occurred despite the fact that Weber State is in a plateau year when "f'jf -f ' iy :Yi The Sandpipers, nationally known singing trio, will appear October Weber State College campus. Their performance is sponsored by the Weber State College, Ogden, Utah 84403 Hits Peak enrollment is supposed to be merely holding steady," Mecham said. Overall increase since 1966 fall quarter is estimated by college officials at 10.4 per cent for day and evening school students. Freshmen enrollment is estimated at 3.194 students, an increase of 419, or 15.1 per cent over last year's freshman class, he said. "This is many more students than we ever hoped to have attending this quarter and is indicative of the fine quality of education offered at Weber State," Mecham said. Trustees Discuss Tuition Increases A proposed $5 tuition increase for winter and spring quarters was discussed Tuesday by the Weber State College Board of Trustees to compensate for a lack of anticipated funds. Dr. William P. Miller, WSC president, told board members at an informal luncheon following the regular monthly meeting, the Casper Appears Tonight Shades of black and orange will dominate the decorative atmosphere of the Weber State College union cafeteria tonight as the Associated Women's Students present a Halloween dance, "Casper's Capers." Invitations to the dance will be made in a "turn about" fashion, girls asking the men. Weber State coeds and their dates will find the union cafeteria transformed into a graveyard setting in keeping with the Halloween season. Music for the event will be provided by the Four Sounds and best school clothes will be appropriate dress.' The spooky affair promises to provide much fun for those who attend. Door prizes of candy apples and other Halloween goodies will be given to winners. Cost of tickets for the event is $1.50 per couple and the dance will begin at 9 p.m. 25 for a one-night concert on the Associated Students. October 20, 1967 proposal is being considered to raise an estimated $53,000 for the operaton of the college. Gov. Calvin L. Rampton's recent announcement that a 4 percent reduction of state school appropriations until December "has put Weber State in a very serious position," Dr. Miller said. College officials have also been notified the estimate from the Uniform School Fund will be approximately $20,000 below estimates made by the State Department of Education during the 1967 legislative session. "This means that revenue to the college as a result of the 4 per cent reduction and the revised estimates in the Uniform School Fund will be approximately $165.00 below estimates made at the time the legislature made appropriations for the year," he said. Pres. Miller said if tuition is increased, it would prevent "a serious curtailment of the educational program." A study by school officials Indicates 93 per cent of the expenditure budget is for items that cannot be altered, including contracted salaries, building operation and maintenance costs and supplies and equipment which were purchased before school started. The president said any reduction will have to be taken from needed instructional supplies and equipment, budgeted items for matching federal grants, library acquisitions and reduced classes. "It is with reluctance that we consider this proposal and action will be deferred until further study is made in cooperation with other higher institutions of the state," he said.
|Title||Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1967-10-20, Vol. 27, No. 4|
|Creator||Weber State College|
|Contributors||Associated Students of Weber College; A generous grant from the Utah State Library and the Institute of Museum and Library Services.|
|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.|