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Australian Universities Drama Festival in Adelaide [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 29 September 1960
Australian Universities Drama Festival in Adelaide The Australian Universities Drama Festival was presented in Adelaide during the August vacation. The Festival was a great success dramatically — most of the plays were well written and none were badly played — but houses were poor, probably because of lack of publicity. A wide range of plays was presented, and the variety was one of the most enjoyable fea tures of the Festival. All were plaiyed admirably in spirit, and altogether they made an informative and balanced gamut of plays. Production was generally good; the main general criticism was of lack of make-up. ? Seminars for those who could make it were held each morning to discuss the plays, and these proved very illumin ating, although the discussion tended to be about the play rather than the players. Perhaps the best play of the Festival, and certainly the most popular, was Bertholdt Brecht's 'The Caucasion Chalk Circle.' This experimental narrative play is relaxed and poetic...
OBITUARY C.U. COLLEGE, ESQ. [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 29 September 1960
OBITUARY C.U. COLLEGE, ESQ. It is with regret that the passing of C.U.C. is notified. For some time the passing has been imminent and the event does not come as a surprise. But it will be difficult for many to reconcile themselves with the passing. To all those our sympathy and condolences . _ - ? . ? are exrenaea. C.U.C. was the youngest child of Melbourne University. Despite many dif ferences of opinion and misunderstandings as a result of lack of contact, C.U.C. re mained a loyal and diligent child. Not only this, but C.U.C. was also a successful child. As a training centre for public ser vants the College has fulfilled and is still fulfilling an important need. As a creche for the infants of public servants, children stall too young to leave home, the College has played an important role. As a centre for Teacher Trainees the College has enabled some reciprocity to take place between the A.C.T. and the N.S.W. Department of Education. Furthermore, the existence of C.U.C. saved the...
S.C. MOVEMENT [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 29 September 1960
S.C. MOVEMENT . The Student Christian Movement recently held an evening at the home of Mrs. Peter Bailey. The guest of the evening was Lindsay Cleland, who was a volunteer graduate in Indo nesia. Lindsay showed slides and gave an interesting com mentary on his period there as a lecturer in English in a Teachers' College. 'God - The Living and the True' Is the title of our study book for this term! We meet on WEDNESDAYS, at 6.30 p.m., in Mr. Evan Burge's Study, Room 204, New Arts Building, on the following dates: October 5: Study IV, 'GOD IN HIS FULNESS.' October 12: Study V, 'HOW DO WE KNOW GOD?'
STUDENT NEWS Nicaragua Whereabouts of Student Leader Unknown [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 29 September 1960
STUDENT . NEWS Nicaragua Whereabouts of Student Leader Unknown I he authorities; ot the Som oza dictatorship are desperately searching for Joaquin Solis, the President of the Federation de Estudiantes de Nicaragua because he recently formally denounced certain preparations being made in Nicaragua to organise an armed movement against .Cuba. Since then ? rioth i ng is '''known - concerning his ? whereabouts. F.E.U.H. (Feder acion de Estudiantes Universi tarios de Honduras) is making all efforts to find liis where: abouts and has sent a cable to Nicaragua demanding his safety. The Federation also scheduled a radio broadcast to popularise the Nicaraguan rev olutionary causc and to de nounce the hounding of Joa quin Solis. Knowing the veno mous background of the Nica raguan Government, which massacred many young people opposing its tyranny, F.E.U.H. believes that if Solis falls into the hands of the Nicaraguan bailiffs it' will be difficult to save his life. It therefore urges that stud...
END OF TERM DANCE [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 29 September 1960
END OF TERM DANCE The S.R.C. rose to the occasion by farewelling winter term with another monster dance. The organiser was Past President McKerras, and the occasion was well attended and 'enjoyed' by the President and members of the Students' Association, and members of the.. Staff. Some, difficulty was experi enced by many in keeping up .with the rhythm of the two man band. After supper mem bers of the Staff decided to remedy this. Professor and Mrs. , Arndt and Professor 'Hugh' Atkinson took over and pounded out an old-time waltz. As the hour of twelve ap proached, Professor Atkinson lay down his 'squeeze-box,'' as his period on the staff of the College had officially termin ated. Everyone was very pleased to see him farewell us in such a grand manner. MEMBERS OF STAFF AT PLAY DURING END-OF-TERM DANCE
Procrastination [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 29 September 1960
Procrastination Despite the general tendency for Australia to be a conservative nation, there is usually a trend for jobs to be finished on time. But this does not always happen. Once again, we — the stud ents of the C.U.C. — are suffer ing as a result of procrastina tion. We are now a new Univer sity. We are the Australian National University, but still we suffer because our founders lack enough initiative to finish the job. But circumlocution gets no where, so why beat around the bush. The recent issues of the Drill Hall and Turner Oval have been half measures. Why? Insufficient inertia exists to sweep extraneous institutions aside to enable a pillar in the fabric of posterity to be erect ed. There was a great cry re cently when our budget was not the expected handout. But here when no money (only principle) was involved, we sit back like baby bullants. No fuss — no bother, because we are all conservative aca demics willing to wait our turn. If the planning authorities have define...
BETWEEN LECTURES [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 29 September 1960
— fc— — mmmm a—1 wiianiiMan— a— a— ft iimwimii—iii minium ii innrvT- ?IJ An increase has been made in the price of a cup of tea. This increase hasn't decreased the Buttery trade. However, it has caused a catastrophe in the currency. Pennies have in XI- ? ? 11* uLCitauu iiieir circulation and it is no longer difficult to make a phone call. But the competitive situation of coffee has improved and it is expected the demand schedule for tea will soon move. * * * This . snippet must be in cluded as it will put me on par with 'Granny' — Teacher Trainees received a further set back last week. That cheque, due in August, promised for September, will not be forth coming until December. Makes it a bit awkward for those who are £48 in arrears with their board. Congratulations . to the De partment of Education.^ -? * * * The new library lay-out is a great improvement. Study con ditions are better and location of books is organised a bit more. However, being a poor con tortionist, I find it a bi...
COURTESY OF N.U.A.U.S. Overseas Student Travel Handbooks And Identity Cards Available [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 29 September 1960
COURTESY OF N.U.A.U.S. Overseas Student Travel Handbooks And Identity Cards Available The 1960 edition of the International Student Travel Handbook and the Student Identity Card are now avail able for 2/- each from local N.U.A.U.S. secretaries. Australian students travelling in Europe, the Middle East and America will find these both invaluable travelling com panions. Through the Student Identity Card, the bolder can obtain the same concessions as local students. A summary of the many and considerable concessions is found in the Student Travel Handbook. Thirty-one countries are list ed in the Handbook, which provides information on hostel and restaurant facilities, travel, cultural activities and special student rates. Hostels and restaurants are graded for quality. Information Telephone numbers, linen requirements, etc., are given as well as a great deal of use ful information, bearing in mind the special needs of students, are packed in its near- 100 pages.
A.N.U. OPINION ON MERGER [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 29 September 1960
A.N.U. OPINION ON MERGER I I From P. H. PARTRIDGE Professor of Social Philosophy In December last, the Prime Minister announced his Government's decision that the Australian National University and the Canberra University College should be amalgamated, and he asked the governing bodies of the two institutions to prepare a plan of amalgamation for the guidance of the Government. The discussions between the tivo Universities were completed in February; the proposals jointly submitted to them were acceptable to the Government; and the legislation to establish the new University (The Australian National University Act 1960) was passed by the Commonwealth Parliament in April. The amalgamation will take effect from September 30, 1960. Rapid Growth The problem of the ultimate relationship between the two universities in Canberra has been under discussion for some years. Canberra University College, ever since its estab lishment in 1929 (two years after the transfer of the seat of governmen...
C.U.C. FINIS [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 29 September 1960
C.U.C. FINIS 1 It has been Gazetted that the Australian National University Act to provide for the establishment within the I University of an Institute of Advanced Studies and a School of General Studies will take effect on Friday , September 30. There will be a Professorial Board of the University , ?- a Board of the Institute of Advanced Studies and a Board of the School of General Studies . COLLEGE OF GENERAL STUDIES ; We will become the School of General Studies and will comprise the existing Faculties of the College (Arts, Economics,; Laiv and Science) and any neiv Factulties which might be established ; ; in the future . The Board of the School of General Studies will be respon-; \ sible under the Council for all academic matters relating to degrees !; other than doctoral degrees. The Board of the School will minister degree rules , admit , candidates to its own departments and candidates for Masters ' ! degrees working in departments in the Institute. RELATIVE AUTONOMY i The...
COLLEGE REPRESENTATION ON COUNCIL OF THE A.N.U. [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 29 September 1960
COLLEGE REPRESENTATION ON COUNCIL OF THE A.N.U. The S.R.C. have just ap pointed John Carrol as the College representative on the in-going Council of the A.N.U. organisation. As John was the only nom inee he was appointed without election. Had there been more nominations an election would have been necessary with all members of the Students' As sociation being eligible to vote. All members of the School of Advanced Studies (Postgrad.) were eligible for nomination, as under the new Students' Association Constitution they may be members of our As sociation. John made himself known to freshers by his appearance in this year's Revue where he rent 'I should have danced all night.' Versatile In past years he has proved himself the Colleges' most ver satile student. At one time he attended as a part-timer and succeeded in passing four sub jects, editing 'Woroni' and leading the Students' Associa tion. Now married and a public servant his activities are cur tailed somewhat. However, he is st...
RUGBY UNION: U'18s PREMIERS [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 29 September 1960
RUGBY UNION: U'18s PREMIERS I The 1960 season was a particularly successf ul one for the newly formed Universities' Rugby Union Football Club. All three grades deserve gre at praise for their efforts throughout the year and it must be emphasised that such heights of success would have been impossible without the enthusiastic support and hard work of such men as Kel McGra th, Tom McDermott, Guy Smith, Bruce Kent, Alex Mildren and Ewen Drummond. Players of all grad es must be commended on their keenness at all times. The actual record of the club may be summarised in the following statement: ''All teams made finals.' Such a statement necessitates explan ation and this is it. The First Division side did not reach the semi-finals of the John Dent Cup conducted to decide the premiership side; BUT they did reach the final of the Canberra Cup, which is competed for by teams which did not reach the semi-finals of the former mentioned com petition. To achieve this the team convincingly beat ...
THE ARTS BUILDING LECTURE THEATRE [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 29 September 1960
THE ARTS BUILDING LECTURE THEATRE A view of the detached, circular lecture theatre forming part of the new Arts Building ?which was officially opened hy His Excellency the Governor-General, the Right Honourable Viscount Dunrossil, on Wednesday, 14 th September. The theatre is 55 feet in diameter, fully air-conditioned, and seats 172.
HOCKEY Great things have happened — we won! [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 29 September 1960
HOCKEY Great things have happened — we won! Since my last report we have lost 0-3 and 2-3 to Waratahs and Old Canberras respectively, and have beaten Baptists 4-1. Uni. has ended the season playing twice the hockey they were at the beginning and looked worthy of every one of the four points which they obtained. The season in summary has not been a great one for the University but it has been one of improving standards, giving great hope for next season. This was shown in our play at the Goulburn Carnival when we won two of our three mat ches. The play of our reserves was extremely pleasing. Brown Bottles No great feats have occurred in the brown bottle field. Our training in this regard must be intensified. Most capacities should at least be doubled by next season. It is O.K. to lose to Sydney University in hockey, but to lose boat races — SIR — it's a scandal! Early Training Next season we have great hopes of carrying on the im provement of this season. We can do this if we start t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 29 September 1960
THE EDITOR AND STAFF OF 'WORONI' together with the Bush Week Committee and the S.R.C. invite YOU to a Party on Friday Night in the Common Room to mourn the demise of C.U.C. and to celebrate the birth of the School of General Studies of the A.N.U.
BUDGET CUT—RESULTS [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 29 September 1960
BUDGET CUT — RESULTS The ambitious building programme which was launched with the commencement of the Haydon-Allen building last year has slowed down considerably. The Hall of Residence and the Physics I building are both well under wTay. Both build ings should be in use by the beginning of 1961. However, the recent budget cut has meant that the Chemistry buildings and facili ties have had to be curtailed considerably. The next buildings to be erected are the Students' Union and an Undergraduate Library. Neither of these buildings have reached the drawing boards yet, but the College Council has considered the appointment of an architect and made suggestions regarding the buildings. While neither of these buildings will be in use next year it is hoped that their nativity will occur before present facilities split at the seams.