Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1971-01-081
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Volume 30, Number 20 Weber State College, Ogden, Utah 84403 Friday, January 8, 1971 i i. t m J I i Yoshi Japanese pianist slates concert Wed Miss Yoshie Akimoto of Osaka, Japan will be featured in concert at Weber State on January 13. The pianist will perform in the Fine Arts Center Little theatre at 8 p.m. with admission $1.50 per person. Miss Akimoto has won wide acclaim for her achievements with music and piano. She began studying and taking lessons at age six and at age eight continued her studies under the direction of Japan's wellknown Teiichi Higashi. As early as age ten she began winning such prizes as the All-Japan Student Competition first place prize. She was also selected to perform Bach's Partita No. 1 for the Critics' Audition Series in Japan for which she received great acclaim and for which she was ."lected to plav a solo recital program sponsored by the critics. This recital marked her debut performance. At age 13 Miss Akimoto was selected as one of several artists to participate in a series of monthly programs commemorating the 200th Anniversary of Mozart. Playing the K. 415 Piano Concerto with the Osaka Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra, she conducted her own cadenza. Following this Miss Akimoto often performed with the Osaka Philharmonic Symphony and soloed with other of Japan's major orchestras and conductors. She also made yearly television and radio appearances. In 1964 Miss Akimoto was sponsored to America by Mr. and Mrs. Willard Mouritsen of Salt Lake City to continue her studies at Juilliard School of Music in New York City under the direction of James Friskin, who was internationally known for his study of Bach. Miss Akimoto again gained wide acclaim in 1965 when she was a prize winner of the International Bach Competition held in Washington D.C. In 1969 Miss Akimoto graduated from Juilliard School of Music and during the summer participated in the Temple University Music Festival where she was selected to perform the Schumann Piano Concerto with the Music Festival Orchestra Conducted by Henry Smith. In August of 1969 she attended and performed at the Siena Summer Music Festival in Siena, Italy. Now Miss Akimoto comes to Ogden to share her musical gift with Weber Staters. Sorority rush Get Involved! Join a Sorority. Rush Registration will be Jan. 5th to noon Jan. 11th in Dean Gregory's Office (Dean of y Akimoto now underway Women) . A Registration Fee of $2 will be charged. Rush Night will be Jan. 12, 1971. Administrators make move The long walks are over. No longer will Dean Butterfield's Continuing Education staff, and Dr. Ralph W. Monk of the Academic Research Center have to risk limb and body through the blustery weather to see the president and vice presidents. They have moved into the new administration building with the rest of the campus administrators. "Most of the personnel finished the arduous task of moving into the new $1,155,000 structure over the Christmas holidays. A few offices remaining behind in the old building include the Financial Aids offices, the office of the Dean of Arts, Letters, and Sciences, and the Dean of Women. SURE Week is a sure thing Plans are now underway for SURE Week, Students United for Religious Emphasis, for Jan. 18-22. The Interreligious Council, which sponsors the event, has outlined a full week of activities and contests. Featured throughout the week will be two student-participation contests. An art contest, sponsored by the CCF, will be open to any entries completed in the last 13 months, which can be hung on a wall. This includes paintings, mobiles, photographs, and lightweight sculpture. The second contest, sponsored by the Newman Club, is for original religious poetry and - or songs. Further information on these contests, including details of cash prizes, may be obtained through officers of the sponsoring clubs. Other features of the week will include a movie each day in the UB theatre, featuring each religious group involved. There will be booths from each club in the UB foyer on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday of SURE Week from 8 am to noon. All students are invited to participate in the creative and spectator activities of the week, bearing in mind the theme of Religious Unity for All. As one great Prophet said, the main purpose of all religion is the promotion of love and unity among the peoples. Dr. Stefan T. Possony will speak on "Developing International Relations" at the convocation on Thursday. ID card validation All fall quarter students holding I.D. cards must have their cards validated for Winter Quarter. Validation can be done in room 105 of the Union Building for the first two weeks of the quarter between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. each day. Students must present their I.D. cards and their Blue receipt cards from registration in order for them to be validated. This I.D. card validation is free and is necessary in order for the card to be valid for student activities and library use during winter quarter. Cards must be validated by Jan. 15. Those students who do not yet have I.D. cards may have their picture taken for the card during the first three weeks of the quarter in room 105. There will be a Si. 00 charge. Occupying the new structure are the offices of President William P. Miller, vice presidents, public information offices, dean of students, accounting, registrar, various meeting rooms, and other administrative functions. The main floor features a hallway large enough to accomodate registering students as well as a central core where all mechanical equipment, stairways, and restrooms are located. On the second floor is the president's suite, offices for the vice presidents, continuing ed and evening school offices, and the institutional and academic research centers. The basement is used mostly for storage. One room in the basement has been turned into a lounge area for employees. Dr. S. T. Possony con speaker "The Developing International Situation" will be the topic of discussion for the Jan. 14 convocation when Dr. Stefan T. Possony speaks at Weber State. Dr. Possony was born in 1913 in Vienna, Austria and was educated in Austria, Germany, Italy, France and the United States. A long list of credits and acclamations accompany Dr. Possony's credentials in the field of International situations. He has been an adviser in the French Air Ministry, a Psychological Warfare Officer in the French Foreign office, a foreign Language Broadcaster in the Columbia Broadcasting system in New York City. He was also a Psychological Warfare Specialist for the Office of Naval Intelligence for the Navy Department in Washington, D.C. Dr. Possony was also Professor of International Politics at Georgetown University and an Associate of the Foreign Policy Research Institute at the University of Pennslvania and the Director of International Political Studies Program for the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. He is also the author of several recent publications including: The Geography of Intellect; Lenin, the Compulsive Revolutionary; and The Legality of U.S. Action In Vietnam. The convocation will be held Thursday at 11 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center auditorium.
|Title||Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1971-01-08, Vol. 30, No. 20|
|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.|