Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1969-04-111
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Thirteen Prepare for Pageant ) BOB WELTI The thirteen applicants for Miss Weber State will compete Saturday night, April 19, at 8 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center auditorium, for the honor. The master-of-ceremonies will be Mr. Bob Welti of KSL. Rick Murray, chairman of the pageant committee had this to say: "We have really gone to a lot of work and planning to ensure that the pageant will go smoothly and be a big success. We have some real beauties in the competition and the final choice will be difficult. Every one is encouraged to come and support his favorite candidate." Hazel-eyed Christy Parrish, an elementary education major will present an original poem for the talent portion. The recipient of the 1968 Elks most valuable student award, Kathleen Hansen has had voice training for six years and will sing for her talent presentaion. Valerie Gillstrap, who is attending Weber on a music Wtbev A Volume 28 Number 22 Weber State College April 1 1, 1969 Sty demits Will Clhoose ew leaders Today Today is the day to go to the polls and cast your vote for next year's studentbody leaders. Candidates on the ballot are: David Yurth and Paul Neuenschwander for president; Bob Barclay unopposed for executive vice president; Terry Hale and Jerry Allen for activities vice president; Dave Evans and Norm Frost for financial vice president; and Bill Washburn and Jack Durrant for legislative vice president. Booths for the election have been placed in the union building, the physical science building, and the dorms. Student Rights Defined Affairs Committee By consisting of five members council, used national pub- A 19 page leaflet defining student rights and responsibilities was presented to the Senate for ratification this week. The leaflet, drawn up by the committee on student affairs, defines the limits and processes of student activity on the campus. The committee, four students and of the academic material from five lications. Speaking about the purpose of the report, Dean Peterson stated, ''It would endorse the cause of com munity responsibility in which students and administration and faculty are encouraged to take a role in determining the future of student policy. It would open channels of communication so the students know where they stand." He further stated that he thought students have felt left out. President Miller indicated that he thought this was an excellent beginning. ''We all support academic freedom of both the faculty and the students. They carry a responsibility of others." John Elzey, chairman of the committee, said that this was the result of two years work, and although several people were on the committee, Dean Peterson deserved the major credit for research. Mr. Elzey added further, "While it has been generally agreed that there has been no major difficulty on this campus in terms of student unrest, it is recognizing that there have been many difficulties in spelling out the MUTUAL responsibilities, rights and freedoms of the students and faculty. The document is an attempt to put into writing form general policies concerning behavior, etc. of students witli grievances, spelling nut action that may be taken against him if he fails to adhere to the agreed upon code of behavior." "A tremendous effort was made to reach all concerned parties," he said. The statement has been submitted to the academic council, student representatives, and will go to the board of trustees. The final draft goes to the attorney general and will be printed. The committee hopes to publish this document along with all other like statements and distribute generally to all students. Announcement of the victors will be made this evening at the annual dinner-dance which will begin at 8 p.m. Price for the evening will be $0.00 a couple and music will be provided by the Lonely Bulls. Class elections are also picking up momentum. Petitions are available at the main desk for the following positions: one senator from each academic school; associated men and women students presidents; and president, vice president, and secretary for the sophomore, junior, and senior classes. A few students were represented at a nominating assembly Thursday. All others whowish to run for the offices must present their petitions by noon on the 14th in order to be on the ballet for the election which will be held on the 18th. , , ! i. j -i Pi i , , v - - ; 1 ! ;;:v- THESE STUDENTS are decorating the union building cafeteria for the dinner-dance to be held tonight. The winners of the student body elections will be announced at the dance, which will begin at 8 p.m. Dress for the affair is formal - semi-formal and the Lonely Bulls will provide the music. scholarship, will give a vocal solo to demonstrate her special field of interest. A business administration major, and former studentbody secretary, Rita Ann Jones will also present a vocal solo. A dramatic reading of poetry will be presented by Cynthia Edwards, who was a semi-finalist for Miss Garden State, New Jersey. Seven years of training in dramatics have led Nancy Stuart one of the special award winners of the Miss Utah pageant last year, to choose a dramatic reading for the talent portion of the judging. The title of Miss Jantzen, 1968 was held by Jennifer Jones. A member of Otyokwa sorority, Jennifer will present a piano solo. Versatile in languages, Linda Jean Thackeray has traveled throughout most of the country. A graduate from the Bon Marche School of Charm Linda will do a tap dance to illustrate her talent ability. Glenna Lewis who's interests include dance choreography, will offer a song and a dance number for the approval of the judges. A dancer and chorus member of musicals such as Brigadoon, Carmen, and Down In The Valley, Nita Jean Maxfield, will also present a song and dance. A figure skating enthusiast, Gloria Salerno will sing in the talent portion of the pageant A speech major, Sandra Baker is attending Weber on a debate scholarship. With this experience behind her, Sandra plans to present a dramatic reading. The Utah Dairy Princess for 1968, Julee Gordon, has had three years of speech training to help her with" her presentation of a humorous reading. The cost is 50 cents for students and $1.00 for the public. n DR. RICHARD O. Ulibarri and Byron Warfield-Graham, a member of the Black Student Union, go over the rough draft of Dr. Ulibarri's address, "Legacy of the Negro in America." The speech will be given by Dr. Ulibarri as the Distinguished Faculty Honors Lecture today at 1 1 a.m. in the Fine Arts auditorium. Ulibarri Honored, Will Speak Today The Distinguished Faculty Honors Lecture will be presented by Dr. Richard O. Ulibarri today at 11 a.m. in the Fine Arts Center auditorium. This convocation is a special one presented annually by the John J. Cortez Family, who lived on the campus site years ago. This foundation awards $500 to the faculty member who gives the presentation. All faculty members who wished to participate were required to present papers. A special panel of judges read the papers and then chose the one most appropriate. The panel consisted of Dr. Helmut Hofmann, Academic vice president, some of the Deans, representatives from the faculty and Dr. Jennings Olson, chairman of the Honors Committee. Dr. Ulibarri also taught at the University of Nevada and Evangel, Missouri where he served as chairman of the division of social sciences. Dr. Ulibarri will lecture on the "Legacy of the Negro in America." "I chose ' this topic because I've developed the history of the American Negro as a course next fall. This will be an introduction to it. We all know the part of the Negro as a slave; now we'll go into their contributions." Dr. Ulibarri, alias the Red Baron, feels the use of audio visual aids is important in the classroom. As an example, for his lecture on World War II, he donned a German ace pilot's suit. When questioned about his background education he replied, "How far back do you dare go?" Dr. Ulibarri received a B.A. from the University of Utah in 1958 and a Ph.D. on the subject "The Manifest Destiny in the Southwest," from the same university in 1963. Now in his fourth year at Weber State, Dr. Ulibarri has become involved in a number of activities. KWCR, the campus radio station, sponsors WSC Political Round Table, with Dr. Ulibarri acting as chairman. On the program he entertains guest lecturers who present their views on current affairs. For the last month KANN In Ogden, has also been carrying this discussion. "The Distinguished Faculty Honors Lecture is designated for the pursuit of excellence," stated Dr. Daniel Martino, FACDirector.
|Title||Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1969-04-11, Vol. 28, 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.|