Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1971-10-221
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uober state n Volume 31, Number 8 Weber State College, Ogden, Utah 84403 Friday, October 22, 1971 12 Pages A" (o I v v - Homecoming activities Jimmy Webb and Helen Reddy will highlight this year's homecoming activities at Weber State. Also on the agenda are lighting of the "W", a convocation, various noon programs, banquets, dances, a carnival and the football game. Jimmy Webb has written many songs for such groups as the Fifth Dimension; Kenny Rodgers and the First Edition; Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young; and Glen Campbell. His long list of award winning songs included "Up, Up' and Away," "By the Time I Get to Phoenix", and "McArthur Park." Included in Helen Reddy's credits is her recent hit of "I Don't Know How to Love Him" from the rock opera "Jesus Christ Superstar." During the Webb-Reddy concert the crowning and announcement of the Homecoming Queen will take place. Eleven girls are in the contest and the winner will preside over all events the week of Oct. 25 through 30. Candidates for homecoming queen are : Laura Iverson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dell M. Iverson, 3875 Evelyn Rd., Julie Caine, Mr. and Mrs. John T. Caine, 1765 Lake St., Mary Catherine Taylor, Mr. and Mrs. Warren H. Taylor, 5581 S. 2000 W., Roy, Cathy Etherington, Mr. and Mrs. John Etherington, 4425 W. 2411 N. Plain City; Ann Liljenquist Dr. and Mrs. I.G. Liljenquist, 1330 Boughton. Doris Poll, Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy H. Poll, RFD 4 Box 338, Ogden; Bonnia Taua, Mrs. Martha Ellis, Anadarko, Okla; Jessie Stone, Mr. and Mrs. H.B. Stone, Rialto, Calif. Robyn D. C Calton, Mr. and Mrs. Darrell Calton, Wells, Nev.; Shelley Wirislow, Mrs. Ethel Winslow, Oakland, Calif and Mary Jane Hoffman, Mr. and Mrs. J. Russell Hoffman, 2881 Wheelock Ave. The queen and two attendants will be selected by student-wide voting Oct. 25. The royal trio, voted on for looks, personality and friendliness, will reign over all homecoming activities. The lighting of the "W" will again be handled by the residence hall students this year. The "W" will be lit beginning Monday night. A convocation Friday at noon will feature Dan Valentine. His column appears daily in the Salt Lake Tribune. The noon programs will include music and talent on Monday, "Our Gang Comedies" on Tuesday, Farrell Collett doing caraciture drawings and the Feline Follies on Wednesday, and city election candidates on Thursday.The Alumni Banquet will be held Thursday. Saturday morning the AMS and AWS will hold a breakfast. Thursday night there will be a bonfire, pep rally, fireworks display, all followed by a stomp with Harts Gravel supplying the music. The Homecoming Dance will be Friday night with the Miner Twins Dance Band. Intermission will feature singer Ronnie Graham. Saturday will be the football game against the University of Montana. Also on the agenda will be a carnival, melodrama and a midnight movie, "The House That Screamed." If Saturday's activities, the carnival and the breakfast are rained out, those activities will be held in the Union Building. Tickets will be available at the Union Building desks unveiled Coffee house plans get policy board ok Since the beginning of the school year, plans have been formulating for the creation of a new student center of activity. Just this last week the policy board sanctioned plans to remodel room 280 in the UB (across from the bowling alley) into a coffee house for student en tertainment. The remodeling will include carpeting, barnwood decor on the walls, dim lights, and a stage for the performers. It is hoped that a soft personal atmosphere will be created for students to enter into for light refreshments and entertainment.The Music and Talent Association is sponsoring this endeavor and plans to have performances about two or three nights a week with a possibility of noon programs also. Auditions will be held the end of this month to find the top talent of WSC. The dates of these auditions will be printed in a future issue of the Signpost. In addition to our own WSC performers national circuit talent will be brought in to our coffee house. Efforts to involve the entire studnetbody will be made next week when an opinion poll will be used to give the coffee house a name. Anyone who is interested in helping to put these plans into action or who would like more information, contact Mike Denning, Chairman of Music and Talent. Weber's Indian students do summer social work Victor Joe Jr., Edison Curtis and Cynthia Begay were among 15 American Indian students who recently completed a summer work-study experience in social work on the Navajo Reservation. They were employed by the Bureau of Indian Affairs Social Services Department at Tuba City and Chinle, Ariz. The summer work experience is part of a social work career training program for American Indians directed by the University of Utah's Graduate School of Social Work at Salt Lake City, Utah. Students participating in this program were employed as social workers through the Bureau of Indian Affairs and LDS Social Services. The majority of the students worked with American Indians on Reservations including the Navajo, the Uintah and Ouray and Fort Hall. The program is designed to train American Indians, Eskimos, and Aleut social workers for any of the varied social work positions available in American today. Any American Indian student may apply for admission to the program. While the program is designed to begin with college students in their junior year, qualified applicants who are seniors or graduate may also be admitted to the program and are encouraged to apply. Application may be made to Dr. Kenneth A. Griffiths, Director, American Indian Social Work Career Training Program, Graduate School of Social Work, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112. L-R Victor Joe Jr., Edison Curtis and Cynthia Begay were part of a workstudy experience as American Indian students during the summer. These Weber students were employed as social workers. l "WE ft OJSb I I I This drawing is an artist conception of the coffee house to be opening soon in UB room 280 across from the bowling alley. GGCjWG5fl by Barbara O'Shell Neaative Senate reaction is generally the current response to budget requests being considered by the WSC Student Senate in this years sessions. Fund allottment was based on an anticipated enrollment increase; however, actual enrollment has decreased. Senators are aware that funds are limited; but haven't yet obtained a report listing specific figures. Working under the handicap of insufficient information, Senators are having a difficult time evaluating requests. Hence the general attitude of opposition. The KWCR request for $1 ,000 to purchase a teletype from UPI failed by a vote of 8-5. Ombudsman request for ido was returned to Finance Committee for the second time pending formulation of an Ombudsman policy statement. Ombudsman, the Student Grievance Committee, is probably one of the most controversial current activities on campus. There are presently nine investigations being conducted by Ombudsman. One of these investigations, which incidently was instigated without a specific signed complaint, is an investigation of the entire Sociology Department. They are conducting a survey to obtain information concerning "quality of teaching methods, quality of texts, and pertinence in academic training", according to Brad Post, Chairman of the Committee. He claims that this is not a duplication of existing survey channels and also questions the accuracy and validity of past survey attempts of teacher evaluation by the students. Mike Grow, Student Senator and one of the chief opponents of the Ombudsman budget request, pointed out in Senate debate that professional reputations were at stake and wanted a clearly defined policy statement from Ombudsman before considering their request. Budget requests from other organizations which were assigned to Committee include an International Relations budget request for $495 submitted by Al Lyon, president of Model United Nations; an Acorn budget request for additional funds amounting to $4,500 which brings their total expense budget to $9,500; a request by Associated Spanish Mexican Students for $735; and a $400 request for Traveling Assemblies. These requests are expected to be reported out of Committee and debated in next Mondays Senate Session. Senate is held weekly on Monday in Room 238 of the Union Building at 6:30 p.m.
|Title||Signpost (Weber, Utah), 1971-10-22, Vol. 31, No. 8|
|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.|