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THE BLACK DEATH [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 1 September 1963
THE BLACK DEATH Many and various 'jiew' | student publications, have appeared of late. These I signs of a new ferment in the ANU must be applaud ed, at least so runs one. line of thought. As the -fifta there is also cause for alarm and disgust. The few supporters of studeni journalism feel that these multiferous ? insects are .sapping the life-blood o. Woroni. cr of other large, worthwhile publications. This may be true, but why .worry? The soonsr that -pretentious fraud, Wor oni, is dead, and buried lhe betljr; Why run a club for a lew embittered militants and would-be journalists? We will show courage, resolution and logic by knocking this ridiculous waster of student funds . on the head. If the Epidemic kills Woroni history will ju tigs it an instrument of bene ficial providence. Unfor tunately, ..-much moi;e per nicious tcnde.ncies arc ap parent. Not only are' these small publications encouraging sectionalism and diversified specialisation in an already small . University, but t...
The Union [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 1 September 1963
The Union Stage 1 of the A.N.U. union building, which it estimated to be in use by 1965, will cost £150,000. This was disclosed by of ficial S.R.C. sources re cently. » . The money has been granted by the Australian Universities Commission. Another £5,000 is antici pated to be drawn from the university furniture vote over and above this total. Further money for fur nishing the building is ex pected to be supplied by the S.R.C. The exact amount is not known at the moment; however it is un derstood to be over £1,000. The site is to be on the corner of University Ave. and Ellery circuit, immedi ately in front of the Lib rary. Stage 1 of the Union will include a cafeteria, coffee rooms, kitchen, common rooms and store. Offices for the S.R.C., Sports Council, Student Publications and Union staff will also be in cluded on the ground floor.
SERMONS IN STONES [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 1 September 1963
f Overawed, and like a Muslim worshipper,, I divested my footwear a* the silent building and stepped onto the luxury of the carpet. The stairs and the second , iioor were colder and dirti er. I found myself confront ed by a few tables and rows upon rows of horse boxes containing, as far as I could see, rows upon rows of human feet. I could see at once that i would have to learn to begin to recognise the lower portions of my acquaintances as I now' knew the upper. Forlornly I wandered down the rows, shoes in hand, in search of -a seat, receiving stares of .amuse ment or annoyance from the more fortunate occu pants as I peered oyer the partitions. I chose a spot near a window (from fear of con tracting claustrophobia) and sat down to enjoy the vast expanse of desk space stretched out before me. I found the desks ideal for eating, drinking, filing one's nails, doing one's hair, etc., and the place was so silent I could usually hear ap proaching footsteps before 1 isaw their owner or vi...
The Last Man In HOCKEY [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 1 September 1963
The Last j Man In I HOCKEY Following a poor showing in 1962 the club was downgraded this year and consequently has done well for itself with three teams in their respective final fours. The semi-finals were — r — o i o /in . piayuu uii.ji.o.oj; A Reserve: University finished first on the lad der, won their semi-final against Barton 3-2 and looked set to take off the flag. Bl: University finished third on the ladder and unfortunately lost to Barton 4-2 in the semi final. B2: University unluck ily finished third on the ladder and were beaten by R.M.C. 2-1 in the semi-final. C: This team was com posed mostly of begin ners and ring-ins and al though it did not reach the finals, the players were very enthusiastic and all had a good sea son. Inter-'Varsity, held at Brisbane in the August vacation, was marred by numerous injuries and, from the point of view of hockey, unsuccessful. However, the survivors rallied round the key and had a thoroughly en joyable ten days. This vacation also up ...
SAG [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 1 September 1963
V ? ! sag! | Despite continued j | attempts to sup- ( i press fbe S.A.G, j | Column and leave ? j | the vast majority | n rtf cfil/^An ?«r kincah. t ^ w.,.^ , i resented this last j | column appears, ; ? helped by the des | perate appeals of | 'copy-short' edit ? | ors j Your local correspon | deut was deeply shockcd f by the scencs of Student - | Activity on Thursday and I Friday of Bush Week. But it was gratifying to 1 note that the strain soon | told. The Prosh. was the / first to show pleasant de | cline. The rest of Bush ? Week passed quietly and Z the Pilgrimage was no i ticeably dispirited. | _ Apatheists must cxer j cise a greater influence yon the irresponsible ac | tivists. Remember, events like troney reprisals, | strike aptheisLs and ac | tivists alike. | More recent news — | Woroni may be discon- ' ? tinued next year; surely | our greatest hour is ap proaching! | The strain of being i | Woroni's regular col / uinnist is great, but it | has been pleasant to | write to yo...
FRANTIC JUGGLING BY S.R.C. AS AUDITORS CLOSE IN [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 1 September 1963
FRANTIC^JUGOLIC BY ' [?] The future of Woroni provided possibly the most spirited debate ? of the five S.R.C. meetings held so far this year. This occurred at the most recent meeting on Tuesday, September 5. A motion was moved by the Treasurer, Mr. Hartnell, and seconded by Mr. Thynne, that this 3rd term Woroni be printed. It was pointed out to the council, however, that to bring out this edition only one other Woroni could be afforded by the present S.R.C. within the Woroni budget of £600 and so ac cordingly only one Woroni could be brought out in 1st term next year. This motion was passed, thereby making this edition possible and also another appointing Mr. Bill Mar shall as a special editor for this Woroni. However the possibility of only one edition of Woroni in 1st term, 1964, had ex cited the interest of mem bers of the S.R.C. and the ' discussion moved from lethargic discussion into elevated debate, during which' time the President, Mr. Higgins, was forced to keep 'a call lis...
BUTTERY [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 1 September 1963
BUTTERY Since the start of the S.R.C. night buttery has again commenced opera tions in the common room. Since the closing down last term ine s.k.u. nas moved into its own buttery and so the only conceivable stop page to this student service can be the failure of stu dents to support this. The buttery will be open Monday to Thursday nights, from 8.30 p.m. to 9.30 p.m.
EPHEMERAL ARTIE. [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 1 September 1963
[?] jj 'To you who have lccturcd Pol. Sciencc One, i 5 And dispensed Liberal views numberinc None.' i | ? ' ' By A.D. HOC. 1 Ephemeral Artie, naked in the flue, ?. Felt the brown grate and found the lid had | gone, Puzzled, he turned and saw where, two and two, The mighty paw of Shaftesbury marked 'NO BLACKLEGGING' on. Then he remembered through mysterious sleep 5 The urgent wingers picketing at his home,! The voice so far away, so rich and deep: f 'Union men should not have to work ! alone.' | Artie had learned the jolly deed of kind: | He took the Wharfies in his arms, and there | and then, | Like Ernie O'Dea embracing from behind, | Began in joy to found the 18. hour week. | Then from the spurt of seed within him| 'broke f The terrible and triumphant anti-DLP cry, I Split upward by the textual Commo sly, | It was the bosses now who stood watching I by; | And saw its halter break and saw, in fear,! And scabbing tussles in the act of birth, I Between the dregs a pinkish face appear...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 1 September 1963
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 enter tainment. CHESHIRES BOOKSHOP Canberra City 1 ll^t I WiM / Now, fulltime students of a University or Technical pfck 1 * / College can continue to receive THE BULLETIN — ^ Australia's leading journal of fact and opinion — at ^ Itif ^e 'ow subscription rate of only 52/- per annum for AtlO&Cr ^ issues. To receive this special BULLETIN offer, *~rr Q(j(s students are requested to forward some evidence of their status with their application form and fW*1 Jr remmitance. \.f The Bulletin iPllf k ffi P There is a subscription form in every issue 0/ THE BULLETIN — — ^ — — — MtJfWMwn^aw— -— — naBPttM— — nBCaromor-^'
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 1 September 1963
SWAINS FOR THE MOST COMPLETE RANGE OF STATIONERY FOR STUDENT USE -& Wifc 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 or to order). GAUEMA PLACE, CIVIC — PHONE 4 4515 Printed by Mosman Daily and Great Northern Pty. Ltd., ' Myahgah Road, Mosman. I: UOOS'SDtf 'Iz I -? aiavuvAV ± -? MON $ [ ?
EDITORIAL GUNS BEFORE BUTTER [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 1 September 1963
EDITORIAL luiTii This is the last edition of 'Woroni' for 1963, and it is different. You may not like it — that is unfortunate; however, you will be able to say 'I told you so' next year when there is no more 'Woroni'. That is to say statistically inferentially there should be no more editions, judging by the present degree of enthusiasm and interest. No doubt the possible (and highly probable) cessation of publication will fall blamewise to the A.N.U. student 'Establish- ment': the S.R.C. and the present editorial staff. So be it. However, remember this: government of any kind (and the Press is an integral part of this) should be, by and of the people as well as for them. It you don't like this particular form of government change it, fight it, or at least think about it. You may not like thinking — statistics of starving children on front pages may depress you or perhaps even cause you to miss that extra little bit of gossip of who's sleeping with whom in the Common Room — very we...
Letter To The Editor [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 1 September 1963
Letters To The I Editor Dear Sir, I wish they'd close Uni versity Avenue to the pub lic. Last night I was riding my bicycle up said thor oughfare and my pedal fell off and I vvnc almost kiltrrl by. a thumping great Com monwealth car driven by some Hipping twit in a black 'at. If they closed the road there would be no traffic and much safer for drivers. Yours militantly, A. NIT. Dear Sir, Where is our' Union Hall?! K. R. THOMSON, Uninterrupted laughter — Ed. Sir, Why is Tony Hartncll so tight about paying Editors' expenses for Woroni? Yours, THE EDITOR. Pregnant silence — Ed. Sir, Here is a thought direct ed from a young Freshman to Chris Higgins, of the S.R.C.: 'We do all stand in the front ranks of the battle every day of our lives; where there is a brave man there is thfe thickest of the fight, there the post of hon our.' Yours, HENRY DAVID THOREAU. Dear Editor, Can you tell me if there will be snow in Russia this winter? Yours, N. BONAPARTE, Esq. Found in the dusty, well prepared...
10 Years Ago...Woroni JUNIOR COMMON ROOM [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 1 September 1963
1© Years Ag© ?. . . Woronti JUNIOR COMMON ROOM Students will be glad to learn that operations are about to commcnce on the building of the new Junior Common Room. The Junior Com. will hp InrntpH nt nnp end of the large hall which was previously the Turner Hostel dining room and should be equally as pleas ant and comfortable a place, if not more so, than its predecessor in Melbourne Buildings. NEW RADIOGRAM Rumour hath it that when the new Junior Common Room is completed its fur nishings will include one of the latest model radio grams, which will be avail able for use by students in their spare time. CORRUPTION IN STUDENT POLITICS Embezzlement of Student Funds Well, there's no need to go to Persia, South Korea, Nationalist China for cor ruption — we've got it right here in our midst. The af fairs of the sports council stink to high heaven! LURID DETAILS OF FINANCE-FIXING Our guess was confirmed when we came across a re ceipt from the Canberra Services Club (to which also the auditor...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 1 September 1963
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FINGER PAINTING [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 1 September 1963
FINGER PAINTING Seventy students from Melbourne, Monash, New castle, New England and Sydney invaded Canberra from 16th to 18th August to _ attend the inaugural Oriental Studies Conven nuii) ui gauiom uy um A.N.U. Oriental Studies Society. Lecturers from the School . of General Studies and the Institute of Advanced Studies; as well as promin ent Asians and lecturers from the University of Syd ney and Monash Univer sity, conducted seminars on aspects of Asian culture and politics. Speakers included the Chinese Ambassador, Dc. , Ch'en Chih-Mai, who spoke on 'Masterpieces of Chin ese Painting', Professor Davis on 'The Poetry of Tu Fu' and Assoc-'atc Pro ; fessor Ackroyd on 'The | Revival of Cultural Art in '' I Japan'. \ During the convention the National Asian Studies Faculty Association was formed.
A.N.Z.A.A.S. 1964 [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 1 September 1963
? Tfc ? ? A.N.Z.A.A.S. 1964 There were indications that the 37 th ANZAAS Congress to be held in Can berra from January 20 to 24 next year could be the largest conference ever or ganised oy me Australian and New Zealand Associa tion for the Advancement of Science, the Chairman of the Congress Organising Committee, S:r George Currie, said today. 'The Congress office in Canberra has already en rolled more than 900 peo ple and there are still five months before the Congress begins. This is a greater number of registrations than at corresponding times in previous years. During the five day gath ering over 900 papers will be presented on subjects ranging from Astronomy to Anthropology and from Ar chitecture to Veterinary Science. Some of the papers will be highly technical; others will deal with topics of interest to all. One of the special evening lectures will be given by Dr. Paul Siple, newly appointed Scientific Attache at the United State Embassy, on his experience at the South Pole....
Black Bar To Ed [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 1 September 1963
Blwk Bmr I® & QnJy four of more than 105,000 -Aborigines attend universities in Australia. The majority don't even reach Intermediate level, and many never cjo to high school. This is a deplorable situation in a couniry with supposedly enlight ened attitudes. One reason for their low scholastic standard is their home environment, which is rarely conducive to study. It ? lacks stimuli to know ledge which even the poor est Australian homes take for granted. Such things as magazines, newspapers and books, radio and TV are missing. The low social position of the Aborigines makes it difficult for them to utilize any education that they they do obtain and tends to produce a disillusioned and apathetic attitude to educa tion and consequently among the children. Obvi ously, under these - condi tions 'the attitude of abori ginal children to education is quite different from that of the white child, and in order to educate the major ity of aboriginal students successfully instead of j...
Rockefeller Awards [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 1 September 1963
Rockefeller Awards NEW YORK: Two Aus tralian educators have been awarded Rockefeller Foun dation grants to conduct research overseas. iney are L) r. i. A. Wat son, Professor of Agricul tural Botany, Department of Agriculture, University of Sydney, and Dr. Cedric Arthur Chetwynd Mims of the Australian National University, Canberra. Dr. Watson will visit centres of wheat rust re search in Portugal, Kenya and India. Dr. Mims will do research in the field of medi cal and natural sciences in England and the United States.
Spring Message [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 1 September 1963
~S)princf ItfjedAacfe The winter has gone and the 'promised kiss of springtime' is here once more. This, of course, is in theory only; the weather is just as drizily, the nights just as cold. Blossoms flour ?ish in pink swirls however, and the little birdies sing, so now is the time to wake up, come out of hibernation, pulsate with life, throw carc to the winds (and study in the meantime). If, however, you are in capable of entering into the true spirit of spring, be nos talgic.1 You must have felt the urges of one spring or an other, and there's always the future. I mean, spring comes every ycar with newer (?) and better things to offer! But don't fight It if you have it! Give yourself up to all the traditions of spring. Delight in your youth or your memories of it. Epitomise your upheaval or surge of emotions in a new way of life and be re-born along with the vegetables. A cabbage follows the same pattern, you know! One thing to remember — you are human (even if you're inhuman) an...