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THE UNIVERSITY SCENE—CHANGING SKYLINE Physics Building Under Way [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 29 September 1960
THE UNIVERSITY SCENE-CHANGING SKYLINE Physics Building Under Way A contract has been let by the National Capital Development Commission for the erection of a Physics Building for the College. The contract, which is for £351,808, was awarded to the Tarjan Construction Company of Sydney, but was taken over by Kennedy j and Bird. Designed by Messrs. Eggle ston, Macdonaki and Secomb, of Melbourne, the new build ing will be the first of a num ber of science buildings to be erected on the north-western side of University Avenue. The science buildings will be group ed to form a series of court yards providing shaded areas in the summer and wind pro tection in the winter. The courtyards will open off the concourse at ground floor level, giving direct access to lecture theatres and classrooms. The Physics Building, which will be a three-storey structure of reinforced column and beam construction, lias been planned to allow for erection in stages and future expansion. The con tract provides f...
ARTS BUILDING OFFICIALLY OPENED—NAMED Governor - General at Ceremony [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 29 September 1960
ARTS BUILDIHG OFFICIALLY OPEMED - NAMED Governor - General at Ceremony The opening of the Arts Building by His Excellency the Governor General was successfully carried out despite the wet weather . Once again Dr. Dickson was in charge of proceedings and Sir George Paton was again present. The Ceremony commen ced with an academic pro cession which made its way from the Staff Common Room, through the galleries to the foyer. Because of the rain it was necessary for the staff party to sit behind the dais and not beside as had been in tended. Speakers Professor Burton spoke on the growth of the college, its function and its high standards. He expressed regret at the failure of the college to gain autonomy. Sir George Paton. in what must surely be his last trip to Canberra, said chat he had no difficulty in arriving in this territory as his security file hadn't reached here. He spoke at length and in glowing terms as to the future of this institution. Dr. Dickson thanked all those who had...
END OF 'HERETIC' [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 29 September 1960
END OF 'HERETIC' The Editor has put a stop to the flow of corre spondence regarding 'Here- tic's' stand on misconcep tions about Australian Universities. It was pleasing to see some interest aroused. However, it was much more pleasing to see the article crack a prominent mention in the Student Mirror. This international student newsletter reports 'Heretic' al most verbatim. It appears that the 'Student Mirror' accepts the impressions of 'Heretic' (Alistair Davidson) as being the general thing in Australia. Apart from this the occasion is worthy of note as it is the first time that Woroni has fea tured in the 'Mirror.'
ATHLETICS TRACK OPENED! PICNIC RACES AT ARTS BUILDING OPENING [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 29 September 1960
! ATHLETICS TRACK ! OPENED ! PICNIC RACES AT ARTS BUILDING OPENING § ? In conjunction with the opening of the Arts# Building itself, the athletics track that runs along the# cloister side of the building was also given a grand# opening. The inaugural C.U.C. Picnic Races were# nin, with star C.U.C. athletes competing. Originally, j:':*. the academic procession was to proceed along tihe track, but when it was pointed out to the Registrar §: that the procession would spoil the track for future# athletic meetings as well as interfere with the inaugural# Picnic Races, the track was made available for student j:|: use exclusively and the procession took another route Although this is the first sporting area that has been# generously provided for the students, some students ungratefully expressed dissatisfaction with the width# of the track.
CRICKET BIG-TIME MATCH FOR CANBERRA [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 29 September 1960
CRICKET BIG-TIME MATCH FOR CANBERRA On 2nd and 3rd February next year, the touring West Indians' cricket team will be playing a Combined Australian Universities team in Canberra. The match, to be played on Manuka Oval, has been in the planning stages for some time, Mr. Kent Tichner from Mel bourne University Sports Union being in charge of ar rangements. Sports Council Assisting Our Sports Council has promised the organisers all help possible. We have been given the job of arranging for people to be on the gate at the ground and of finding peo ple to operate the scoreboard. About twenty willing volun teers will be required for these jobs, preferably from amongst students. Those volunteers will be admitted to the ground free of charge, and after a two hour or so stretch of duty will be able to see some really first class cricket. Volunteers? If anyone amongst the stud ent body is interested, their names will be gratefully re ceived by Bruce McLaughlin.
PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 29 September 1960
PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE I think that all students of the College will be glad to join with me in bidding the College farewell. At the same time we should l.we no qualms about welcoming and being thankful for the change-over. A degree from the new Australian National University will be able to hold its own with that from anv University. The College's end also sees the demise of the C.U.C. Students' Associa tion. We will become the Australian National Uni versity Students' Associa tion. The ex-A.N.U. Stud ents' Association remains independent from us and will carry the title of the A.N.U. Research Students' Association. Future prospects are bright.
Basketball: GIRLS UP AND DOWN [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 29 September 1960
Basketball: GIRLS UP AND DOWN The University team in the Girls' International Rules Basketball competi tion has been quite success ful. The first four matches were won although not every time with great ease, but generally Aiti^A nitnflUnKlir Tn Pnnf 4Iiai-a ijuiiv vivuuuui;. All iavi, Uiviv was a feeling that the team was showing great promise and talent. Unfortunately the results of the last match against Tel o pea Park 'Teens' team were far from glorious, the score being 26 to 10. The team members respon sible for the victories and the defeat were: Anne Buttsworth, Carmen Lynch, Anne Stuart, Pat Hughson, Penny South and Bev. Spring.
ECHOES OF 'THE RESOUNDING TINKLE' [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 29 September 1960
ECHOES OF 'THE RESOUNDING TINKLE' As producer of the above masterpiece I would like to thank those members of C.U.D.S. who assisted with production as actors, backstage help, and audience. I hope that in the lajL£$jv capacity, students will^i^w more enthusiasm for anv oth£r productions staged by C.U.D.S. or other groups. p j It is important that theatre should be encouragedVwithin Universities just as mufclr. as. football, bicycle races and-, end of College parties. For instance, it would be a good idea if students came to 'Black Chiffon,' to be pre sented in the College Hall for the next week. Concession rates for party bookings are avail able from Mai Harrison or by ringing me at U1676 (Mrs. Joyce Goodes).
WOMEN'S HOCKEY [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 29 September 1960
01 WOMEN'S £S«k HO&EY 'i | The 'A' team entered the Grand Final of their - S division but were unlucky '' 1 to lose to Telopea, 2-3. J i (The girls submitted an - I article but 'Woroni' lost ] J it. Sorry, Joan — we take I I the blame). -i '- L - — » — ? ? — . — -i
FROM DISTANT PLACES Peru Teachers and Students Win Strike [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 29 September 1960
FROM DISTANT PLACES Peru Teachers and Students Win Strike After their demands were met in the main by the author ities, the teachers and students of the Peruvian Higher Nor mal School ended their two month-old strike. The strike began on August 11, a day after the Peruvian Government promulgated the university law wnicn retained some ot the un reasonable clauses in the for mer laws governing university education and deprived the Higher Normal School of its university status and its right of autonomy. The strike compelled the Peruvian Government to pro mulgate temporary regulations recognising the university status of the Higher Normal School and granting the uni versities autonomy in teaching and certain independence in administration. Teachers and students of the medical college are still waging an indefinite strike in protest against the discriminating clauses in the university law as their demands have not yet been met. Both strikes were supported by Peruvian students through T3u...
FOOLISH BUT FUN [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 21 March 1961
FOOLISH BUT FUN Rehearsals for this year's Revue will commence on Tuesday 21st. You should be there because nine out of ten idiots go in the Revue. The tenth looks on. He is the bigger fool. Do you think you have histrionic ability? In words of three syllables — Can you act? NOW the actors can understand. If you think you can, we need you for scene-shifters, curtainpull ers and other posts which need your 'acting' talent. For a few there are im portant positions. The titles of these will be released in camera by JOHN CUM MINGS and other of like ilke that's an anagram). See you when the curtain rises.
HOCKEY CLUB A.G.N. [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 21 March 1961
HOCKEY CLUB A.G.N. The Annual Gen eral Meeting of the Women's Hockey Club was held on Tuesday, March 16. Due to a debate which was neiu uunuuiiciuiy ui the Hall of Residence, and a rumour spread by person or persons as yet unknown that the meeting was for last year's members only, the attendance was rather poor. The usual President's and Treasurer's Reports were heard, the latter almost cnnsirif? a riot because the Treasurer felt that the Club had been embezzling her funds. Then the elections for 1961 were held. The new executive is: President, Jane Woodrow; Secretary, Kathy Worthington; Treasurer, Janet Morphett; Vicepresi dent, Anda Velins; Com mittee Members, Elaine Cousins and Billie Ryan. As the season begins early in April, it was de cided that practices should be arranged immediately. The time arranged is Sun days, at .30 a.m., at Turner, the first practice to be held the Sunday after the meet ing. With quite a few players leaving the Club for many and varied reasons, new pla...
FRESHERS INTRODUCED TO UNIVERSITY SPORT [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 21 March 1961
FRESHERS INTRODUCED TO UNIVERSITY SPORT The Sports Evening held on March 1st in the Hall was arranged to introduce freshers to the various sporting clubs within the University, and to the people controlling those clubs. In general the speakers detailed past performances of their teams, and voiced high hopes for the future. There was, however, one notable exception. Bob Smith, supposedly talking with the aim of persuading freshers to play tennis, began with the words 'Play Squash!' Sports Council President Gwilym Davies began the evening with a few words about the Council and its activities; activities which have increased greatly with our joining the Australian Universities Sporting Association. It was explained how the meagre 10/- per student paid for sports fees is spent, namely by grants made to clubs in proportion to their size, activity, etc., etc. Mr. Davies then intro duced the various club speakers, the first of these being Peter Simpson for the Men's Hockey Club. Peter was ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 21 March 1961
CLASSICS DEPARTMENT OF THE A.NU.. presents ANTIGONE A play by Sophocles in English translation At the Hall, Childers Street, on Friday and Sautrday, March 24 and 25 at 8.15 p.m. Prcies: 5/- and 2/6 Bookings: Samson's STAFF is still needed for WORONI Articles also required CONTACT WORONI OFFICE MARBLES CHALLENGE MATCH Science vs. Law WATCH FOR IT . . . SOON TONIGHT University Dramatic Society ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING | AND ' REVUE CASTING MEETING i 7.30 p.m. Common Room ! '} Sports Union Notice of ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Tuesday, 28th March, 8.15 p.m. Students' Common Room X x O 'But it was an accident!' Printed by K. E. Cowley for the A.N.U. Students' Association. CREDITS EDITOR .... A. Davidson TECHNICAL [STAFF .... B. McLaughlin ' S. Ford EDITORIAL ASSISTANT & PHOTOGRAPHER J. Morgan REPORTERS .. J. Laucis - R. Smith *) R. Reece i J. Davidson J SPORTING A REPORTER .... D. Funnell A ADVERTISING & ¥ PUBLICITY .... K. McKay % TYPISTE .... Anyone avail- * able
OASIS [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 21 March 1961
OAM Canberra, 3rd March. — Canberra hotelkeepers have ordered increased supplies as from Monday. They say that the influx of students to the Canberra University is expected to send beer sales soaring. However, they see a | complication in that the | number of male freshers | this year is far in excess jf of the number of pint | glasses available at the I Hotel Civic. [ Mr. Hatcher, it is felt, will overcome this problem somehow or other. THE LAST WORD Most old hands would last week have noticed an absence from our ranks. ! Christine will no longer be with us. To those who ' know her no surname is needed. In a Uni full of part-timers and apathetic students — Christine came like a breath of wind. She did give some aura of the Arts student as depicted by today's journalists and we feel that she' will have no trouble fitting in at Mel bourne University. Shades of the past fade quickly together — that box of volumes in the S.R.C. room has gone — to Mel bourne where Mike was last heard of...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 21 March 1961
SWAINS For the most complete range of Stationery for student use * Wire bound students note books * Slide rules and scale rules * Twin ring and springback binders * Drawing instrument sets * Fountain pens and ball pens of all popular makes * All artists supplies Remember our Specialist Services: Pen repairs (on the spot); Rubber Stamps; Printing and Embossing (to order); Picture Frames (from stock and to order) Garema Place, Civic — Phone 4 4515 CHESHIRES All students and staff of the School of General Studies are invited to visit our bookshop in Garema Place and to browse among the books there. We will do our best to provide the texts you want to study — and many other books for your entertainment. CHESHIRES BOOKSHOP Canberra City ALL SPORTING GOODS ALLY NISH SPORTS DEPOT CITY, A.C.T. Phone J 2741 Phone J 2741 CHEMIST 1 B. R. ROBERTS London Circuit, Canberra City Phone J 2145 | - Harriet Hubbard Ayer and Tweed Famous Products are exclusive to this Pharmacy on the North Side. For yo...
About Alastair Davidson [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 21 March 1961
About Alastair Davidson The new Editor is Alastair Davidson. Recently returned from tours of New Zealand and Aus tralia Alastair spent a great deal of time some years back in Fiji. He is often referred to as 'Jeremy's big brother.' But to those who know him, Alastair is a man unto himself. A keen Law stu dent, he also plays a good game of football and as a schoolboy was a champion swimmer. As 'Heretic,' Alastair made an impression on world student journalism by his article in Woroni last year 'Some Miscon ceptions of Australian Universities.' Living in a flat and being a full-timer Alastair hopes this year to become a fuller man, embrace the Arts and make his world in many ways a corner of Bohemia. His only worry is that the visiting hours of the Hall of Residence with some what limit his scope.
ORIENTATION WEEK LECTURE AND SYMPOSIUM [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 21 March 1961
ORIENTATION WEEK LECTURE AND SYMPOSIUM The Orientation Week programme entered its third day on; Wednesday. Two lectures were of especial interest. Pro fessor Wildman,. a visiting Fulbr.ight scholar, delivered a. sho'rt talk entitled 'Universities in America.' It was a pity that his time was limited, as important features of interest such as recreation and extra-curricular activities were omitted. Professor Wildman, an engaging man with an in formal manner of speech, introduced his subject with a resume about American kindergarten, grade, junior high and high schools. He also emphasised the fact that the current doc trine of American educa tion at State Universities was orin-selective entrance for all. This, no doubt, is an important factor in the huge size of the cam puses at both Berkley and University of California, some even totalling forty five thousand students. The annual budget, Professor Wildman informed us, was £50 million. It appeared -from his 'talk that there were surpri...