Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1970-02-061
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Volume 29, Number 27 i r4' f " THINK some movies have gotten to the point that they're throwing people out of work -- like the costume designer-they're all naked," Vincent Price commented at an informal press conference held February 29. Speaking with students at Promontory Tower, Air. Price discussed censorship and the effect of the loosening controls of censors in today's motion pictures. "Now they're ( movies ) so out-spoken that they're losing some of the writing.'' Vicent Price predicted a return to romance in all of the arts citing EASY RIDER as an "idyllic almost romantic story. The arts especially painting hold interest for Vincent Price which surpresses his love for the theatre and acting. As an art consultant for Sears and Roebuck and Co., Air. Price was involved in an attempt to bring art to the people into a market place where they buy other things. "I think an awful lot of people become so rarified in their appreciation of the arts that they make it apart from life -- but it is life." he stated. plans winie Help select convocations Students and faculty can help the staff of the Fine Arts select convocations for next year Possibilities for speakers are on permanent file in Jan Stott's office at the main desk of the union building. Anyone interested can make suggestions after looking in this file. Since all money from the artist lecture fee will be used for convocations next year, more and better convocations are available. Suggestions can be made during the month of February by leaving them in the file at the desk. V -J v. V The annual Snow Carnival, sponsored by the Inter.fraternal Coun. cil, will be held Friday, Feb. 13. "Winter Wonderland" will theme this year's activities. All organizations on campus are invited to enter a snow sculpture in the carnival. Groups wishing to participate should contact Fran Wikstrom, IFC president, for a copy of the rules and to be as. signed a position on the lower quad to make their sculpture. Judges will be recruited from a-mong art instructors in the area. Snow sculptures will be judged on originality, artistic beauty, and ad. herance to the theme. Two tro-phies will be awarded, one for men's division and one for women's division. A dance will be held that eve. ning at which the winning sculp, tures will be announced and tro. phies awarded. Also the Snow King and Queen will be announced at be announced at the dance. Elec. tions for royalty will be held Fri. Weber State College, Ogden, Utah 84403 Dr. Merrill Joseph May, associate professor of psychology at Weber State College, has been selected by members of the Honors Program Committee of the college, to present a distinguished faculty paper at the Faculty Convocation which is to be held, Friday, February 6, at 11 a.m., in the Fine Arts Center auditorium. This special convocation is sponsored by the John J. Cortez Family Foundation and is held in order that it can recognize achievements in the pursuit of excellence here at Weber State. Dr. May was born and raised in the small community of Rockland, Idaho. After graduating from high school, Senate allots $500 to VrS Chatonelles Director of the Chatonelles Bon. cienfisi io spedi stem iveea Robert Warren Durrenberger, a visiting scientist for the Associ. ation of American Geographers will visit Weber State College next week while completing a tour of the four major Utah institu. tions of higher learning. Mr. Durrenberger is a distinguished scholar with numerous publications to his credit. His current issue of interest is en- vironmental pollution. He will address Weber State students on subjects concerning the southwestern United States on section of the population ancj climate. His schedule of speeches is as follows: Tues., Feb. 10 8 p.m. in room 125 of the science lee- ture hall. "Growth of United Sta tes Southwest;" 10 a.m. room 125 "Habitat of Man;" 3 p.m., room to be announced, "California Wa. ter Project." All interested per-sons are invited to attend these speeches. At 7 D.m. the same evening Mr. Durrenbere-er will soeak at a banquet in the union building of arts letters and science com-skyroom. t mented, "I know what cheering LJ . tin i MAjauk BnUorf A-r n..rK.U, Scholarly geographer nie Benson requested and received $500 from the Senate Monday night. Using rare procedures reserved for urgent action, the Senate ad-journed for fifteen minutes and re. convened to pass the allotment by a 5.3 vote, 2 abstaining. The money will be used to aid the band, Chatonelles and cheerleaders to attend the Gonzaga and University of Idaho basketball games this weekend. Financial vice-president and fi. nancial committee chairman, Norm Frost, reported to the Se-nate after adjournment the committees reccomended $500 then ad-ded, "We allocated so much for them to work with. Unless con. ditions change, they don't warrant a change in money." David Yurth, senior class pres. ident, also objected to the ad. ditional allotment, saying, "They u"c uuul"3,u' ul" frms and a trip, that's not a raw iNancy ooyingcon supponeu me request, mentioning "how easy" it was for mens intramurals to get more money. It's about time u "-cu s vmuuci. les. . . a raw ueai.-- LIBERAL STUDENT GROUP MEETING EVERY MONDAY RM. 325 NOON Richard Speechly, senator and aciaea support ao. we inane it sound like we're going broke. We're not." Replying to a question about the possibility of going to re-gionals, Miss Bensen noted she had sent films and hoped to get money elsewhere for that trip. "The Chantonelles would pay tor it out of their own pockets," she added The Senate will be investiga. ting areas through which students witli non-academic greviances can seek redress. Keith Orton, senator at large, presented and urged passage of the resolution. "It's going to look Senate is untouchable,' like the he said, indicating tlwre were people on campus who felt the "situation was serious." Also passed in the Monday night meeting was a resolution byFram Wikstrom to investigate the ancj report to the Senate. Friday, . Febraury 6, 1970 he attended Ricks College where he was very active in academic and scholastic programs. In 1960, he received his B.S. degree at B.Y.U. He received an assist-antship from the University of Arizona and attended graduate school from 1960 to 1963, where he was granted aP.H.D., in 1965, in physiological and expert, mental psychology. From 1963 to 1964, he also attended Brown University. From 1964 to 1968, Dr. May was employed at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva, New York, prior to accepting a position on the faculty staff of the college. He was also a member of Psy Chi, a psychology honory, and Sigma Zi, a science honory. Dr. May is married and is the father of three children. The paper he will deliver at the convocation is entitled, ' "Education, Its Failings and Promises." Mrs. Inez C. Trus-cott, a family representative of the John J. Cortez Family Foundation, - will be there to make the honorary presentation to Dr. May of a plaque and a check for $500.00. Second and third place winners for their excellent papers were, Dr. Thomas R. Burton, whose subject is "Literature and Technological Society," and Dr. Ralph F. Dobb, whose paper is on the "Joys of Intellectual Drive." They will also be recognized for their outstanding papers. There is no admission charge and the general public is in. vited to attend. Coffee Circuit will become WS tradition Weber State will participate in the coffee house circuit, a na. tionally known tradition where un. iversities exchange talent, pre. senting programs of entertainment as students eat, drink and relax. The coffee house circuit has the purpose of providing a ca-sual atmosphere where Weber state students can be exposed ools. The poor Richards Almanac will start the ball rolling Feb. 10 at 7 p.m. in the union- building snack bar. The dress is casual and the charge is $.50. There is hope that the coffee house tra- dition will be established here at Weber. Weber State will participate with the University of Utah, Utah State, and Brigham Young University. Weber has already taken programs to other schools and was ivpre. sented by Terry Hale and Dick Speechly. Dick Brown has also represented Weber.
|Title||Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1970-02-06, Vol. 29, No. 27|
|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.|