Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1971-02-021
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T t M Volume 30, Number 27 Weber State College, Ogden, Utah 84403 Tuesday, February 2, 1971 Se3 DoWers' fi legasOsi&QFs drive The SIGNPOST Letters to Legislators campaign ends Feb.. 9. The SIGNPOST staff asks that students write at least two representatives from their area, telling them of the deficiencys in the WSC library. Leave the letters at either information desk in the union building. Both desks have been provided with large manila envelopes with Letters to Legislators in care of SIGNPOST printed on them. Address the letters to your county representatives , in care of the Utah State Legislature, State Capitol Building, Salt Lake City, Utah. Davis County students should write to: Sen. Haven J. Barlow, Sen. Ezra T. Clark, Rep. John P. Redd, Rep. J. Dean Hill, Rep. Robert M. Arbuckle, Rep. Rebecca Nalder, and Rep. Kenneth W. Gardner. Students from Weber County can write to Sen. Merrill Jenkins, Sen. Monte Bailey, Sen. E. Lamar Buckner, Rep. C. DeMont Judd, Rep. Ronald T. Halverson, Rep. Dallas H. Buckway, and Rep. Brian Florence. Other Weber County representatives are Rep. Ronald L. Rencher, Rep. Nathaniel D. Clark, Rep. L. Glen Cottle, and Rep. Lee D. Hanson. Box Elder County representatives are Sen. Miles "Cap" Ferry, Rep. Willis L. Hansen, and Rep. W. Edward Kerr. Morgan County students can write Sen. Robert F. Clyde, and Rep. W. Edison J. Stephens. National charter received by scholastic honor society Members of the Scholastic Society will be installed into the national honorary organization Phi Kappa Phi Friday at 7 p.m. Guest speaker, Dr. John Butler, is the Western Regional Vice President. Weber State College has just received its charter from the National Executive Council. Officers of the Weber Chapter are Dr. Thomas Burton, president; Brent Holbrook, executive vice president; Anna Lee Carver, activities vice president; Dr. Levi Peterson, associate vice president; Dr. Garth Welsh, secretary treasurer and Steve Cultural program aided by Bamberger foundation A gift of $1,500 from a Salt Lake City family memorial foundation has been given to Weber State College to help finance its cultural program offerings. The money was from the Ruth Eleanor Bamberger and John Ernest Bamberger Memorial Foundation board, and presented to the college by board chairman, Samuel C. Powell, Ogden attorney. Daniel L. Martino, director of cultural affairs at Weber State, said the fund will be used for "booking future cultural events for our students, faculty, staff and general public." The Bamberger Memorial Foundation has made many contributions to Utah hospitals, including the McKay and St. Benedict's; to nursing scholarships to educational institutions, cultural and other program, Mr. Powell said. The late John Ernest Bamberger held many mining, real estate, and other business investments in Utah, including several in the Ogden area. The Bamberger family activities run over many deca.'es of Utah history. Mr. Martino expressed his appreciation to the Bamberger Foundation for its "generosity and significant contribution to the cultural life of our campus and community." King to be selected at AWS preference ball "King of Hearts," the theme for the Associated Womens Students preference ball to be held Feb. 5, has sixteen candidates vying for the title. Besides a King of Hearts,- there will also be two Knights announced that evening in the UB ballroom. The time is 9 p.m. and the cost is $3 per couple. Any full-time female student may vote for the man of her choice on Friday, Feb. 5 in the UB. Various student organizations on campus have nominated men for King of Hearts title. Representing the dorms are Rich Watkins for Stansbury, John Ferrara for La Salle and Polo Afuwai for Wasatch. Larry Thorne is sponsored by the Spanish Club and Mike Joseph represents Cardinal Key. Max Flinders is sponsored by the Associated Womens Students and Jerry Burns is sponsored by LDSSA. Jim Edwards is representing the Black Student Union, Steve Hillstrom represents Lambda Delta Sima and Mike Waggoner represents Thau Theta Nu. David Brown is sponsored by the Women's Intramural Association, Tom Wilkinson is sponsored by Kyathinia, Bob Morris represents Otyokwa and Craig Southwick represents La Dianaeda. Geary, associate secretary. Ideals of the organization are expressed in its motto "love of learning." Phi Kappa Phi's love of learning is not limited to those who acquire membership, but is shared by honoring hih ranking students and teachers and researchers who have been making outstanding contributions to the promotions of scholarship. On the national level, Phi Kappa Phi offers fellowships to be used for the first year of graduate work to students nominated by the local chapters. Only students in the top ten percent of the senior class can be elected to the organization. Phi Kappa Phi does not include only one or two fields of study but encourages students in all departments to achieve. ,....... , ; , i. u I HV-J htvx .w-n 7 r, I iM j Black Emphasis is in full swing this week with this African native as the smybol, and Black is Beautiful as the theme of the events being sponsored by the Black Student Union. 'Weusi Ni Zuri' sets theme of Black Emphasis week By Veronica Washington "Weusi Ni Zuri," Black Is Beautiful is the theme of the second annual Black Emphasis Week at WSC to be held February 1-6. The Monday thur Saturday agenda features a pillow concert, dance lessons, exhibits, films, and two appearances by comedian Dick Gregory. Monday at noon in the Union Building little theater the general meeting was held to introduce the week and offer explanations. Today, Feb. 2 at 1 p.m. former Black Student Union president James Robinson and instructor Victor Gordon will speak in the UB. Tonight at 8 p.m. in the UB ballroom "Soulfully Yours," a pillow concert, will be presented under the direction of Veronica Washington. The night will consist of paintings and the reason behind them, modern dance, poetry, and a little dancing. The cost is 50 cents per person. "People should be reminded to bring their pillows to sit on and prepare for an enjoyable evening," stated Veronica. Wednesday from 11 to 1, dancing lessons will be taught under the direction of Reda Jones. At 75 cents per person a student is entitled to an hours worth of instruction on how to perform the "Funky Chicken," "Cold Duck," and "Push and Pull" to name a few. The lessons are scheduled at the same time on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Thursday night a graduation will be held at 8 p.m. in the ballroom for those who have completed the course. "The lessons should be fun and interesting," stated Reda. Wednesday night, February 3 at 8 p.m., comedian Dick Gregory will speak in the Fine Arts auditorium. "The public is invited to come and enjoy an evening of truth and wit," stated Charles Harland. Friday afternoon from 1 to 2 in the Little Theater, Dr. Butts, psychiatrist, will speak courtesy of the University of Utah. Topping off the week will be a "Black Is Beautiful" dance, Saturday, February 6 at 9 p.m. in the UB ballroom. Cost is one dollar per person and dress is best dressed. Also films are to be shown the entire week and punch and cookies will be sold during all dance lessons. The film "Uptight" one that will be shown. It is a story about the betrayal of one man in a militant Negro group's fight for their rights. Dassin writes: "There are two main attitudes taken by the Negroes: the first is the completely non-violent group; the second is filled with despair and believe the only approach is the militant or even violent way because no solution has been found in a century. We portray both points of view." The film is scheduled for Feb. 3 at noon in the Little Theater. Running time is 99 minutes. Thursday and Friday at noon the films "Huey" and "Selma Montgomery March" will be shown, respectively.
|Title||Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1971-02-02, Vol. 30, No. 27|
|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.|