Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1969-01-241
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Wtbtx Volume 28 No. 13 January 24, 196 UB Hosts All In Wild Times Tomorrow Eve by Carmen Rodriquez Anyone for a little gambling? Or, perhaps a couple of cocktails will do the trick. Better still, how about a trip across the border for one of those quick Tijuana marriages? Well, it's now possible to do all these things at the 7th annual Union Building party happening on Saturday, January 2D. Starting from 8 p.m. until midnight, students can stomp in casual, school apparel to the rhythm of the two live bands, "The Determined" and the "Exchequers". But, this isn't all. If anyone has ever wanted to go around the world for only 75 cents, which is all that this party costs, then now is the time to do it. First of all, for that Italian atmosphere, free pizza and cocktails (cokes and 7 UP's) will be given right in the cafeteria. Then, for that French tour, no one can leave until the local night club is visited where there will be presented four shows representing semi-professional talent. But many people will also want to try their hand at Roulette, Crapps, "21", or perhaps blackjack; playing of course, with all the free money that is given at the door. Mexico is next, where a quickie Tijuana marriage will be performed for all couples who wish it. Everything will be done quite like the real thing, with wedding rings and the certificates to go with the ceremonies. Afterwards, the couples can return to the states where they can visit the Inauguration room or perhaps play billiards or go bowling, free of charge, from 9 p.m. on. The climax of this party will be when Miss Weber State College, Jeanne Nowak, cuts the birthday cake and gives everyone a piece of it. This year's U.B. birthday party with the theme "Around the World in a T.U.B.'' was organized by the Special Events CommitteeChair-man, Rick Murray. GRADUATION Deadline for graduation applications, for Weber Sfate College students expecting to praduote in June, been set for February 15. Milton C. Mecham, dean of admissions and records said today that all senior students who do not apply for gradu-tion by Feb. 1 5 will not be able to go through the spring graduation ceremonies. "We must do this, he said, "in order that the graduation committee may review all students' program of study. If the student needs additional classes he will then be able to take care of it during spring quarter." Ideally, however, students should apply for graduation during the spring quarter of thrir junior year. 'Then, if major adjustments are necessary," he noted, "the student has an entire year to take courses of study he may need." A $5 graduation fee must accompany each application. Students are also asked to register with the Placement Bureau on campus concerning post-graduation employment. , .Hi . V--V.- f l- Jt"? j Si w s- f X I Y; I " j a "very delicate, difficult, and complex problem.." He left two weeks before the six day war in June of 1967. After losing four wars with Israel, a common statement was echoed by Dr. Mayfield, "The Egyptians are putting back-up lights on their tanks." Dr. Mayfield stated that a "just solution for both sides was impossible." He felt this situation existed because both sides lack a clear understanding of each other. In Dr. Mayfield's opinion the Arabs resent the establishment of Israel because it geographically splits the Arabs. Although the Arab nations have remained split for centuries, they harbor the belief that Israel was established by the western world to maintain this split. "Time is running out for Israel," offered Dr. Mayfield. He continued, "Israel will not be able to win a nuclear war. She has ostrascized the moderate elements." The attack on Beirut, Lebanon, the most neutral Arab state, was definitely wrong in his opinion. This was the only place where meaningful dialogue could have been possible. "Israel has failed to make a distinction between government policies and guerrilla policies. The Arab governments have control over these forces," emphasized Dr. Mayfield. He furthered with the example that "King Hussein doesn't control the guerrilla forces in Jordan." what is the solution? on both sides." Justice is Utah History Discussed by Weber Prof. Dr. Dello Dayton, Dean of the school of Arts, Letters and Science will deliver a lecture to the Weber Chapter of the Utah Historical Society Monday evening at 7:30 p.m. in the conference room of the Weber County Library (at 25th St. and Jefferson.) The title of the lecture, "Rocky Mountain Rendevous", will pinpoint interesting highlights of early Utah history. Dr. Harold C. Bateman, recently elected President of the Weber Chapter, stated "This event is open for all residents of the area. I believe it will provide excellent background in history for Weber students, especially." Dr. Bateman is a Professor of History at Weber State. The representation of Weber's faculty in the local chapter also includes Dr. R. O. Ulibarri and Dr. O.W. Young. Membership in the Weber Chapter and the state organization is open to anyone, and costs $6.00. The membership fee entitles all members to the magazine, Utah Historical Quarterly. Trustees OK Plans For Three Buildings Schematic drawings of the new Education Building, Lecture Hall and Media Center were approved Tuesday morning by members of the Weber State College board of trustees. This is the first step in construction of the three building complex which will be located immediately west of the present Administration Building. Cost of the three buildings is $6. 75 million with $4 million coming from state funds and $2 million of federal money from a Title I grant. WHY IS this couple smiling? Maybe they like Tijuana weddings. Actually, this is a dress rehearsal for the UB birthday party tomorrow evening, when Weber banditos will preside ala shotgun for gag weddings in the lovely and exotic Tijuana Reception Room. Oh, days. Love can't be muzzled. Middle East Problems Aired by Dr. Mayfield Denny Osborn, chairman of the lectures committee, introduced Dr. James Mayfield to a Weber State College audience in the Fine Arts Auditorium last Friday. Dr. Mayfield, who wrote his doctorate on Egypt and studied there as a Fulbright scholar, spoke on the Arab-Israeli Dilemma World Affairs Week, sponsored by World Affairs Forum, was climaxed Friday with this convocation. After evaluating the situation, After presenting this paradox, Dr. Mayfield. admitted that it was Dr. Mayfield concluded with, "So Con Features Famous Pianist by Peggy Parker Today at 11 a.m. in the Fine Arts Center Auditorium, Weber State students and faculty will have the opportunity of attending a performance given by Jeffrey Siegel, world renowned pianist. Mr. Siegel has won top press acclaim throughout the world. The WASHINGTON D.C STAR stated that he is "headed for great things." THE CHICAGO SUN TIMES remarked that "... few young pianists can rival his present achievement." The LONDON TIMES proclaimed him " . . an exceptionally sensitive and imaginative performer." From the CAPE TOWN ARGUS of South Africa he is described as "More than just a virtuoso - he is a musician!" and he is acclaimed as a "supreme artist!" in the ALTO ADIGE in Bolzano, Italy. Mr. Siegel was born in Chicago into a musical family. He has studied under such greats as Rudolph Ganz, MmeRosinaLhevinne, and Mme. Ilona Kabos. He is a graduate of Julliard School of Music where he earned the Roeder Prize for the most outstanding piano graduate. A champion of many competitions, Mr. Siegel has won first prize in four national contests including : the Friday Morning Music Clubs Award, the Artist Advisory Council Award, the Rudolph Ganz Award, and the Still-man Kelly Scholarship which is given by the National Federation of Music Clubs. He has also been a prize winner in the Montreal In ternational Competition and in the Leventritt Award. Mr. Siegel was given a special award in the Busoni Competition in Bolzano, Italy for outstanding f "P ,f...'lm. if JEFFREY SEIGEL Construction is expected to begin in late fall, 1969, said trustee William G. Fowler as he showed drawings of the buildings to members of the board. The firm of Hodgson, Holbrook and Hall are architects of the new complex. "This complex of building carries out our concept of small colleges within the college, said Trustee Fowler. "The buildings relate to one another and have a common trend." "Budget for this complex is the largest appropriation by the state of Utah in its history for a classroom center," he said. The Education Business Building will house the entire department of education and will also provide temporary housing for certain segments of the School of Business. It will also include provisions for covered ramp type connections to the lecture hall and media complex. The Social Science Humanities Building will house the departments of sociology, anthropology, history, psychology, science and philosophy. Also during the meeting trustees heard President William P, Miller announce that Weber State College has 9,379 winter quarter students. This, is compared with 8,763 students during the winter quarter 1968. "We are proud of Weber State College," he said. Weber State is growing faster than any other college in the state." President Miller also informed the trustees of the public hearing on Senate Bill 10 this morning. interpretation of Bach. And also received a Fullbright Scholarship for study in London, England. Leading orchestras throughout the world have engaged Mr. Siegel as a soloist. He has performed with the Chicago Symphony, the London Philharmonic, the Montreal Symphony, the Milwaukee Symphony, the Detroit Symphony, the St. Louis Symphony, the Liverpool Philharmonic, the National Symphony in Washington, D.C. and the Cape Town Orchestra in South Arica. He has appeared in solo recitals throughout the United States, Canada, England, and South Aftica. And he has performed on NBC television in the United States and on the BBC in England. Mr. Siegel is famous for his virtuosity with chamber music and has worked with such artists as Leonard Rose and the Fine Arts Quartet. Mr. Siegel has also participated in the Marlboro Music Festival. Mr. Siegel is scheduled not only to perform at the Convocation but also to speak to all Piano teachers in the area at a special class and as well is going to perform with the evening school orchestra. Mr. Siegel has a wide orchestral repertoire. Included in it are: Bach, Barber, Beethoven, Brahms, Chopin, Franck, Gershwin, Grieg, Hayden, Liszt, Mac Dowell, Mozart, Prokofiev, Rachmaninoff, Schumann, Shostakovitch, and Tschaikowsky. This appearance of Jeffrey Siegel at Weber State is being sponsored by a grant from the Edgar M. Leventritt Foundation, Inc. in coordination with the National Foundation of Arts.
|Title||Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1969-01-24, Vol. 28, No. 13|
|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.|