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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 14 May 1963
I * l- * I » ^ ** J» '^ ^ % / ?? ' ' ' ^ 3- This girl -has been posing as a man for the past two years. «* Jj The following sponsors have entered 'her' into the W.U.S. contest. % Remember, a vote for her js a vote for liberty (BRA) ? %? SPONSORS: Packard Incorporated, The Chick Saloon, the Stephane £ Beauty Salon, the Gore's Special Pill Company. * HOSBJES: Sport: Ski-ing and he-ing - Past-time: Racing. ?.,'..' % Favourite Haunt: Lennox House. . ' , ?? . % FAVOURITE BOOKS: 'The Neutral Group' £ 'Catch her in the Rye' ? £ 2 'De Profundis Revisited' ' - J HER NAME: Miss Jackie von Scheisenhof. ' j£ ? .
Reply to Brown [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 14 May 1963
Reply to Brown Dear Sir, If Mr. Brown is to be taken seriously, Australian and English universities should never accept an American student as an undergraduate unless he first at tains a university degree in the U.S. to qualify for admission (due to his 'abysmallv low stan dard of education'). I can only say that I hesitate to agree fully with Mr. Brown. First year courses at the A.N.U. differ only slightly from those of any American univer sity, as shown by the fairly gen eral use of American first year textbooks in Australian univer sities. The difference between the systems is not in what hap pens before University entrance, but in the scope of University studies. ? If a first year schedule for a physics degree consists of two languages, a social science, mathematics and one science course, then it is obvious that the Australian student studying only science and mathematics will soon be well ahead of his American colleague in those two subjects. NON-CREDIT COURSES I cannot agree ...
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR... Inadequate Education [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 14 May 1963
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR . . . Inadequate Education While the article on the American concept of Liberal Arts (Woroni 9/4/63) pre sented an excellent rationale of the system, it is perhaps unfortunate that the author chose to place it on such a high plane. The theory is that the student should educate himself towards more than his future occupation, but the sad fact is that a liberal arts course is, not desirable, but essential to bring him up to a reasonable standard of education, particularly so far as the profes sional courses like Law and Medicine are concerned. The reason for this lies in the basic philosophies underlying the education of children in most parts of the United States. In some way it -is thought un democratic to have the more intelligent children singled out. Hence, any class would have to operate at the level of the least able of its members, and bright children must hold themselves back to this standard. When this attitude is coupled with the rather odd idea that s...
Editor's Reply [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 14 May 1963
Editor's Reply It would be good, perhaps, if we were to criticise every club and society, but some are below criticism since they, do not aspire to be more than existent and i social. . I When the International Club I was founded, one hoped that, by I its very nature, people of differ- 1 ent colour, culture and creed |, could be fanatical enough to 1 raise meaningful issues. I However, we have folk danc- § ing and food tasting. We have I prize films. We have films on the I ancient footpaths of Pakistan. | We have diplomats to address us. i We have very quickly sunk to the social slime whence the first signs of life crawled some time last year. ; Rather than attack the Orien- \ tation Week speaker in pur edit- j- orial, we preferred to identify i; the Club's policies with the im- X port of his speech. You do i us \ unjust criticism when you say | we did not hear the talk. \ He did say 'the world cannot [ exist half slave, half free, half \ hungry, half fed', he also offered f a solut...
International Club [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 14 May 1963
Internationa! Club Dear Sir, While it is your prerogative to level criticism when you feel it ?to be necessary, I cannot help but feel that you were' guilty of a certain irresponsibility in your editorial attack on the Inter national Club (9/4/63). Your criticism was peurile, and for the most part illinform ed. You may have your doubts as to the value of the award winning film 'Two Acres of Land', but your criticism rather suggests ignorance on your part of both conditions in India and the aims of the club, one of which is to aid the exchange of information about conditions in other countries. Your vicious attack on the Orientation Week speaker was in exceedingly bad taste. When a busy man with con siderable experience in his field gives up his own time to address a club, at that club's invitation, it is hardly fair that he should receive such a blasting. At least you could have taken the trouble to attend the function and listen to what he had to say; then you would not have missed...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 14 May 1963
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 14 May 1963
CHESHIRES All students and staff- of the School of General Stiidies 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 I Is there a -M---I I gap in your I I life? I ? | Do you feel ? 4B» w I f at the end *??* ;!. it .^^^^^^ '\ :. ' drop ^H ii . - - ?? . ? ? ? ? ami wa'll hang wpi ! -|
International Student Literary Contest [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 14 May 1963
[?] A contest to encourage literary creation among students is being conducted on a world wide basis by the International Bureau for Cultural Activities (IBCA), a cultural agency of the International Student Conference, of which Australia is a member. THE CONTEST CLOSES ON SEPTEMBER 30th, 1963. AH University students are eligible to submit entries in the two categories — poetry and short stories, in either French, English or Spanish. A maximum of five poems and three short stories which must not . exceed 1,500 words each imay be entered by each contes tant. Judging for each language sec tion will be done by a special jury selected from leading writ ers and liferary critics. Prizes will be offered for the best poems and short stories in each lan guage. Winning entries will be an nounced in The Student, a monthly magazine published by the International Student Con ference. As well, each participant will receive a special publication of the winning entries. Entries must be typed, doubl...
PSYCHOLOGY ASSOCIATION [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 14 May 1963
PSYCHOLOGY ASSOCIATION . The A.N.U. Psychology Stu dents' Association held its In augural meeting on 18th April. The meeting began with a short talk by Miss Linda Viney on the general aims and activ ities of other psychology stu dents' societies, in particular of those at the University of Tas mania, .of which she had been, an enthusiastic member. At this meeting .the committee was elec ted: President: Ed. Highley. Vice-President: Janette Clarke. Secretary: Vida Andruska. Treasurer: Janet Moore. Committee: Robert Odell, Ian Munro, Andrew Satropa. TOILET TRAINING The main aim of the Associa tion- at this stage is showing of .films of psychology and general interest. At a Committee meeting on 22nd April the first of the showing was arranged for 1st May. Activities planned for next term include several addresses to the society by speakers, as well as more films, which will be to all interested students. In spite of the recent forma tion of the Association, three members are to attend a...
ARMAMENT AND DISARMAMENT PEACE FRONT REVISITED [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 14 May 1963
rAHMAMENT AN© DISARMAMENT The United Nations F.A.O. Campaign on 'world hunger' has focussed attention on one of the most depressing facts of our day and age: we spend far more on armaments than we do on the urgent problem of alleviating poverty and misery. This being an established fact, it brooks no argument that the world must seek, and go on seeking, a solution to the prob lems of world tension from which derives the need for ex pensive systems of defence. Whilst talks continue, hope re mains that the ultimate solution will be found and peace con summated. But, let us give no support to the starry-eyed ideal ist or worse, the pervicious propagandist who proposes uni lateral disarmament, nuclear or conventional, as the grand ges ture of peace. EASY PREY All that such a policy prom ises, in reality, is that our coun try will be an easy prey for those powers whose predatory instincts and conquests have been documented before the Assembly of the United Nations. Not too long ago they ...
R.S.L. AT BAY [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 14 May 1963
JBBLW®k!P &J®L4-& Mr. W. Keys, the National Secretary of the R.S.L., was interviewed recently by two Woroni reporters with respect to what the R.S.L. regarded as the purposes of Anzac Day. He was questioned in the light of the incident at Perth on Anzac Day when some memoers ot we puo lic unfurled placards pro posing Nuclear Disarma ment during the Last Post, and were attacked by members of the R.S.L. . He was told that even the 'Daily Telegraph' (Sydney) re ported these 'demonstrators' to have been behaving in an ord erly and respectful manner, and also that their placards were not in bad taste. SKILFUL EVASION He replied that their action was a direct provocation and mentioned darkly that he could 5. prove this. He then changed the topic. (Perhaps he considered that these demonstrators were trying to embarrass the R.S.L., who in- ,. cidentally must have a prior right to use brute force to con trol these situations.) NO POLICY! As stated, he changed the topic,- and ...
Anti-Anti Communists DIRECTIONS FOR READING ALOUD: INTONE IN A PSEUDO-INTELLECTUAL DRAWL [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 14 May 1963
Anti-Anti Communists DIRECTIONS FOR READING ALOUD: INTONE IN A PSEUDO-INTELLECTUAL DRAWL 1 Though Communists, we think, are rather low, ? | Against the Reds we never strike a blow, ? '? is ? Whether they be false or true 'i We wouldn't have a clue. ;?] We're anti-anti-Communist, you know. '* ? ? J ?-...?? ' 1J We are ^tnti-anti-Communisi, oh! oh! | On. the fence we sit and watch. the danger grow. | Till the revolution comes \ We will sit and twirl our thumbs; \ But the winning side we'll fall .on, don't you know. \ We are anti-anti-Communist, oh! oh! ' \ Though the Reds have slaughtered millions, well we | know. I We find Comms amusing coote, - \ But anti-Corns are 'Fascist Brutes!' \ So freedom grant to Freedom's mortal foe. , \ A very nasty fellow whom we know jj Says if were 'ant^anti,' then we're 'PRO.' . He's an intelligent snob. j . .And a friend of 'Pig-iron'. Bob, . \ : And a, deviating, 'anti,' so-orid-so. ] Of swarming Asian Reds we say: 'Poor Show'! L : To such extremes w...
And Shouting in The Corridors [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 14 May 1963
[?] This place I love: in Summer days with breeze as soft as lover's breath In scorn from those my love enfolds As harsh as lover's lips can bite, And shouting in the corridors. Yet still I love, in malice and ? ~ ,-( with heart and mind despising i & my own being. I cannot hate: | I am attuned to love, it runs wild, . ?-£' mocking my blood. In anguish . \ | familiar as remembered idiocy I £. Still I love. . If For this I gave up home, . friends - J| glowing in the warmth of lovo, ^ | Half-embered. By blood forsaken. \i Coldly I gain: a love-hate time x \] Of hope, futility and revelation '. . . '~ ''-^' ; All within rrly own decay. \ Little time remains to me. Yet . ' .- I have loved, felt all intensely, woman's hands \ ':4 beating in ecstacy oh my proud back, \y. A soft, slow smile, quiet after love. j'' I have known snow inside short boots, J Woman's tears, coiling my intellect in 1 Charming madness. . : To me, this is enough, That I have felt: Felt love and despair, hate...
THE MORAL BREAKTHROUGH [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 14 May 1963
[?] Radicalism has at last reached a pinnacle of expres sion at the A.N.U., a long cherished myth of the 'common man' has been found wanting. It is the myth that honesty pays; 'that pinching from your mate ain't the thing'. We of the University fraternity can see through the foibles of common man. We must question his morality, and if we find it wanting, develop a more , en lightened one of our own. Common man, it has been mentioned, has many cherished beliefs — many of these are held merely for emotional reas ons and have no basis in rational thought. One such belief is surely that of the inviolacy of personal possession. As all things are the free gift of God, no man has the right to claim sovereignty over them. Believing this, one has a moral obligation to frus trate the attempts of common man (i.e. those still unenlighten ed) to maintain his sovereignty over material things. THE PROCESS OF ENLIGHTENMENT Having arrived at the 'conclu- sion that it is the moral obliga tion of the ...
STRIFE IN PORTUGAL [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 14 May 1963
$vvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvv*vvvvvvvvvvvvvvvv^vvvv\vvvvv * Portuguese student leader writes from prison. Jose J i Bernardino tells of a rising tide of opposition to Salagar's ; *', regime. - «' « The National character of the student struggle, to main- « lain student syndicate activity, to re-establish organisations - which have been banned and for the holding of a national . ' student congress, has alarmed the government which has ! stepped up repressive measures. ; Apart from breaking up meetings, numerous students ', have been arrested and imprisoned. ; ',' The active solidarity of some professors brought about J ;! their dismissal and, in some cases, imprisonment. ; ','- 'It is impossible for me to know how many students ; j! have been arrested,' Jose writes, 'but I do know that more ; ;; and more the fascist prisons are being filled with political - - ; prisoners.' ! -; He ended with a call for students and T.U. solidarity in ! i - 'drowning the crimes of Salazar against Portugue...
SUMMER VIOLENCE [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 14 May 1963
| SUMMER VIOLENCE | ; Scales gritted against the sharp rocks ! ! * As the male moved out into summer ? *', ! The summer of its sliding life; !; ; Through spiked, swamp grass and rotting logs \\ *tlt coiled, struck and ate. j; \ Through, emaciated shrubs and rocky rubble -- ; It searched for a breeding male. |t \The coiling partner ivas jound; ? J \The precise writhing of courtship ensued — J; I A courtship of gliding strength |! \Amid the fertile heat of early summer, ? ;J j Spontaneous in the immodest season, -► '.No controlling hope but multiplication i. j! ; Was the driving, instinctive reason. '?', * *' \The courtship amid the dark cracked rocks jj [Possessed a natural enforcement of its own. -! ; The sliding contortion. of scaly flanks ',', I Preceded the moment of reception. -; ! From this moment of finality . ? I ; The female slid; flickering ; -In the outcome of seasonal clarity. . ! ? . * * \ The snakes moved in mutual flight ! ! From the scene of fertile freedom J ''Follow...
Liberals on the Loose [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 14 May 1963
[?] After many pessimistic and sarcastic comments from the Socialists, liberals and non-politicians alike — the A.N.U. Liberal Club has come into being. Our objectives are to get lib eral speakers to give talks and more important to initiate de bates and strong opposition to the 'Labor Club'. Contrary to popular misconception, the lib eral policy is not conservative or a 'Just let things run' ideal. We support the free enterprise system running of an economy within the extent of 'the welfare state as initiated by the present government. We have agreed fur ther that we should affiliate with the Liberals. DOWN WITH SOCIALISM The 'Labor' Club seems rather afraid of its own ideals and at its last meeting it de clined to call itself a socialist club from fear of being branded as Communists. Since Socialism IS their platform, they should have the gumption to explain to the 'Ignorant Masses' (which they assume are present) what Socialism really entails. Also the Labor Club has con-, venien...
Song... [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 14 May 1963
Song . . . One day 1 will forget you. Despite the strength of love I bear. I know I said 'forever' Wlien I told you how long I'd care. I said I'd not forget you, But like a man, my dear, I lie. When dead, I will forget you; When I forget you, I will die. W. felliol..
FARMERS POETRY PRIZE [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 14 May 1963
FARMERS Sponsored by Farmer and Company, prizes totalling 200 guineas are being awarded in connection with the North Side Arts Festival in August 1963. The judges are: Professor A. D. Hope of the Australian Na tional University, and Roland Robinson, President of the Poetry Society of Australia. The closing date is 20th July, 1963. Entries should be original, un published poems of any length, on any subject, but preferably having an Australian theme. First prize is 100 guineas; second prize is 50 guineas; third prize 25 guineas. Additionally, prizes are offered to writers under twenty years of age. First prize 20 guineas, and second prize 5 guineas. Entry forms, and replies to any queries, should be first ob tained by writing (enclosing stamped, self-addressed envelope) to: DR. GRACE PERRY. 350 Lyons Road, FIVE DOCK, N.S.W.
Tit-Bits [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 14 May 1963
I Tit-Bits j No conversation around here ever rises above the waist level.' * & # Overheard in Bruce Hall: 'But I didn't know there was any other sort of kissing!' EVERYBODY'S GOT THEM! A. A. expresses concern at the consumption by supposedly, re sponsible students of cheap plonk at Bruce Hall meals. In ? aid of the Unmarried Mothers' Fund: a raffle. 1st Prize: I.K.G. iJ2nd prize: Dresden China. (sorry. ''4th piize Pymble, Ird prize Killara). Thrilling to heai that even blackbirds have - their little Gutters -fr 'fr ti YOU, TOO, CAN HAVE THEM' ?& ? a? & A. 'I think that the ideal sys tem would be a type of com munal_ marriage; equal numbers ^. of -men and women, all intimate friends, living together on intim ate terms '' * B 'Isn't this the system we've £Ol ,-s'ow9'' i* & & Pieoccupied Urg'ent Sensitive. Hedonists