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STUDENTS-ACTIVITIES [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 1 May 1952
STUDENTS - ACTIVITIES ' One of the most pressing problems of the 'Canberra . University College, when compared -with universities in other States, is the lack of sporting facilities. This will be remedied, no doubt, when we have our own build ings and grounds. Unfortunately these far-off visions are not available to present day students - so we have to do the best we can. TENNIS. Many students have approached us with the idea of forming a Tennis Club.' The College has been offered the use of a very good court. Soy let's know if you are . . : interested. ? ' - SKI-ING. The icy blasts blowing straight from ? Mt . Franklin have turned many a student's fancy to thoughts of ski-ing. Recent enquiries from students have indicated that the Canberra University College may be able to organize a Ski Club with frequent trips to the snow during the present season. 7 Another element of university life which students ? ?? ' feel is lacking in Canberra is regular meetings of kindred spirits for the...
S.R.C. [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 1 May 1952
S.R.C. In each issue of 'WORONI' we. shall give a brief 'report of the S.R.C*, meetings and the decisions of the ; Council® _? GENERAL MEETING, 2*+th March. The following constitutional amendments were passed, - They are being submitted for the College Council1 s approval® (a) that the College be given power to collect the Students1 Association Fees at the beginning of each year. This will enable vou to tell the S.R.C. just how you wish these fees used. - ? (b) that the position on the S.R.C. held by a repre sentative of the College Council be abolished. This action was requested by the College authorities. Does this mean that our . S.R.C will have no basis for a claim (which has been peddle-pushed by some ardent supporters for years) for Student Representa tion on the College Council??? N.U.A.U.S? ' After only some months of re-affiliation with the National Union of Australian University Students a motion was passed that we dis-af filiate again. All other Australian. Universities a...
SPORTING HIGHLIGHTS [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 1 May 1952
SPORTING HIGHLIGHTS With the Cricket Season now over and the College having once again proved its superiority in winning the Sub District Division to which it has finally been relegated, it may not be out of place at this juncture to place on record the dissatis faction felt by the College Sports Council at the treatment which for some years now has been handed out to its cricketers - , by the A.C.T. Cricket Association. While the Council is well aware that the policy of the Association is to promote District Cricket, it should be pointed out that such a policy is not without precedent; on the contrary District Cricket is the order of the day in every Australian State. At the same time, however, it is not unusual to find in the various States university teams playing in all grades, such treatment being the accepted policy of controlling bodies who welcome university participation without the usual battle which year after year confronts the Canberra College in its dealings with the l...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 1 May 1952
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TO TEA OR NOT TO TEA [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 2 July 1952
TO TEA OR NOT TO . TEA ' A Small Contribution - and a Plea. This is called CUPS - and TEA,' - ? ? .- ? Gentlemen, I wish to bring up a small matter. ' I say. 'Gentlemen' , because I feel this applies to you. Cups.' - 'Do you know anything about them?' - I guess you do - Oh No.' I don't mean the kind, you win - I mean the -ones you drink out of. White china ones which are placed on white' china saucers - they are by no means 'fine' but certainly serve 'their purposes. .' . Are you perchance a connoisseur of tea? Do you '?partake of this luxury (for, I may -add here, it now: is one) 'in the Junior Common Room? If you have any sense you will - r if for no other reason but to warm the inner' man. Your tea finished, you talk, then with no thought for the. ordina ry things of life , you leave, I see some white cups - they have served their purpose and are empty. What do I see them sitting on? - forgotten - alone? Not on the sink, but on the tables in the Junior Common Room,' This is a sin...
DOLCE FAR NIENTE [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 2 July 1952
DOLCE FAR NIENTE ? ' In the last issue of 'Woro;ni' we' had a suggestion list, requesting- students to indicate their interest in the f ormat ion of pertain Clubs. Out -of the' 3 00 odd copie s distri buted, only-five such, list s were- returned; four came from ? Ebenezer Plumblebott orn, Fo'o, Charlie Twiddlewitch and Sluggo, Charlie said 'Wipe the lot and give us Jane Russell'-. Fo'o said, !'I could :' make -some suggestions'. We .wish he would.' Seriously, though, when the S.R.C. makes an attempt to help students form such Clubs and .the response is so poor, it makes us wonder.' The College has before it the prefix 'University'. Admittedly, the principle aim of such an in stitution is the furtherance of education, but take away the host of extra-curricula activities from a REAL University and the educational aim would stand like a shag on, a rock. I am not casting any reflection on the College authorities or the College Council. Some contenders may claim that a University should ...
SPORTING HIGHLIGHTS HOCKEY RESULTS A. Grade [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 2 July 1952
SPORTING HIGHLIGHTS ' HOCKEY RESULTS A. Grade On 14th June, University were defeated by Northern Suburbs 6 goals to 1. Goal Scorer for University -Holgate. On 21 st June, University defeated Waratahs 2 goals to nil. Goal Scorers for University - Jones and Pead, Best players White law, Kaye, Holgate. 28th June - Barton v. University, Play see-sawed from one end of the field to the other. Both teams had oppor tunities but failed to capitalise. Barton showed out more in defence. University had two chances early, Pead missing an open goal- from in front and Siatyer failing to win a penalty bully against Day, First score came when Pead netted for University shortly before half time. The combination of both teams improved in the second half. Barton fought desperately in an endeavour to equalise. From defence into attack, Pead put the result beyond do.ubt for University when he scored his second goal near the end of the match. Final scores? University 2 (Pead 2) defeated Barton - nil. Best...
MUSIC [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 2 July 1952
. MUSIC In conjunction with- some 'of the future. Film Evenings at the College, the S.R.Co intends to include some selected recordings. As you know, the College Council has lent a MA GNIFICEOT ^RADIOGRAM to student Sc At present it's in the . Junior Common Room. So, now, we are on the track of Records - LONG PLAYING DISCS AND THE ORDINARY ONES, Many Students have excellent record collections and we hope that students will do two thingss (1) if- yow have any records you would be willing to lend for such evenings, please be good enough to leave your name , 'phone number and list of records with the S.R.C. (Junior Common Room Letter Rack). ? (2) also please leave any suggestions re the Records you would like to hear. WANTED, -. RECORDINGS OF (a) Anthony Quayle ' s readings from 'Hamlet' or . t--e Shakespearian Sonnets. (b ) Ant on Walbrook ' s 'Atlantic Crossing'. .'(c) Any other records of - POETRY. NARRATIVES, PLAY-READINGS OR PROSE. (d) Any 'scarce' or 'unusual' classical recordings...
WANTED - A CORRESPONDENT [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 2 July 1952
?WANTED --''A CORRESPONDENT Jose Neves -Be r be ran of Luanda', Angola , West Africa, wishe s to correspond . with a young Australian lady. He has atten.de.d ..the. University of Lisbon', is 23 years old, desirous of emigrating, to Australia .soon and ..will- correspond in French ???? or English.
THE PRESIDENT SPEAKS [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 2 July 1952
THE PRESIDENT SPEAKS Geoff. Manna 11 (Secretary, S.R.C.) and I called on the Secretary of the Queensland University Union during last vac. The Union headquarters are in the old University buil dings. The lawns around them reflected the hue of our faces when we saw Union headquarters, which are in a hut used durirg the last' war to house, naval personnel. .They have' four big rooms - light and airy, though probably hot. in Brisbare summers, and (believe it or not) a. permanent paid staff of four, com-' prising a Treasurer and three typists. . The ^ University of Queensland 'is gradually moving to it s^new^ location at St 0 Lucia and the wall of the President's office is acorned with a large blue print of the new Union Headquarters which will, the.y hope, be built .some day.' In a.ddition to office accommodation, the plans include a theatre, club- rooms , cloak-rooms and refectories - a wonderful layout. Some day, perhaps, Canberra University College may be big . enough to achieve som...
CALLING ALL ARTISTS [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 2 July 1952
CA LL INO A LL ART ISTS The University of West Australia is holding an Austra lian Univer sit ie s Art Exhibition,. 'Canberra University College Students are invited to send paintings to - B. J, Hutchison.,. Organiser, Art Exhibition, by July 7th. Mr. .Hutchison apologizes for the lateness of this advice. Perhaps we can hold a similar Exhibition at Canberra Any .student -artist s interested? Please notify the Secretary, SRC,
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 2 July 1952
SPECIAL INVITATION TO STUDENTS SATURDAY - JULY 1 2TH - 8.00 P.M. MAIN HALL - CANBERRA UNIVERSITY COLLEGE To all students who saw 'Pa st oral Symphony' and to those who could not attends ANOTHER FAMOUS CONTINENTAL FEATURE FILM is being sent ' from Sydney, to be screened with a selection from the follo wing features; (a) OTHELLO - a coloured version of the 'Moors Pa vane' in Dance Form, music by Pur cell, nar rated by Bram Nossen. (b) SPOTLIGHT ON THE AUSTRALIAN BALLET - Doc. Stern berg 1 s famous documentary. (c) MUSIC.';. IN AMERICA .(d) PEOPLES OF THE U.S.S.R. (e) PICTURE IN YOUR MIND (Sequel to 'Boundary Lines') (f ) T JURUNGA - World-famous Aboriginal Film # o o o o
POETRY - OR SUMPIN' [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 2 July 1952
POETRY ? r ? OR SUMP IN 1 A prize of one year's free subscription to 'Woroni' is offered for the best eight-line ditty on any of the following sub ject s; : '' Canberra ' s night-clubs . A. wet '.week-end , in a hostel Everything's wrong with everything We luv the Public Circus We hate men Hahdwriting win N£T be- taken Into .account in judging tinG entrie s. St-ud6nt»s Und^r 'the 8ge ? of - 10 yssrs ri66d onlv write four lines. -.. . . -
PROFESSOR LA NAUZE [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 2 July 1952
PROFESSOR LA NAUZE Members of the Economic History. I class were treated on- 10th June to an interesting lecture on England in the 18th century by Professor La Nauze from Hel'curne.. We'd like to see more of the Melbourne faculty members - after all they set and mark our examination papers. It's encouraging to meet them, and discover that they are not just cynical, mysterious watchers behind the scene, rubbing their hands with glee oyer Canberra students who fail to make the grade . We believe in Staff-Student co-operation. ANNUAL, GENERAL MEETING OF THE SPORTS COUNCIL WILL BE HELD AT THE COLLEGE. AT 8.00 P.M. ON TUESDAY, 8TH JULY, ALL STUDENTS ARE ASKED TO BE IN ATTENDANCE. . ~ — ~ — 7
GLOSSARY [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 2 July 1952
? GiiOSSARY'-' Andante - Musical term meaning slow; named after Dante who wa s very sJL.o-w in. his relations With Beatrice. Ark - The Era Id Angels Sing. Bar - . -. Resting place for barrister corporations. Bench - A more soporific resting place than the Bar.
S.R.C. TRIP TO KOSCIUSKO [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 2 July 1952
S.R.C. TRIP TO KOSCIUSKO At the recent S.R.C. meeting the question of hiring a bus for a Student s ' Trip to Mt . Kosciusko- wa s discus sed. It '? w'a's decided that such was in. the realm, of the:' Sport s Council , '?'which is being hot i fled accordingly. ? A. mot ion : Wa s .passed that the Sport s: Council be' invi ' ted to send, a representative t'o S.R.C. meetings so that the nec-e ssary 'corr.elat ion. between our two Student Councils may be achieved.
LETTER TO THE EDITORS [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 2 July 1952
LETTER TO THE EDITORS Let's have more of these Continental Films.' I'll go without supper any time to see 'em. They're worth it after all the rubbish I 'm used to seeing. How about 'Faust' , . 'Bicycle Thieves' or 'The Stone Flowers'? Or even - some of the best British ones like 'Henry V' or 'Hamlet'? ' Pa st ora 1 Symphony' wa s excellent \ one of the be st films I've ever. 'seen. I hope the S.R.C. keeps the good work up. ARTS I. ' EDITOR 'S NOTE; \ The S.R.C. does intend to screen Continental Films throughout the year, providing the student-body attendance warrant s it .
THANK YOU [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 2 July 1952
THANK YOU THANK YOU - to all who helped to make the screening of 'PA FT ORAL SYMPHONY' such a success. To Mr. Keith and Mr. Cater of the College Staff, without whose help the show would ?not have gone so smoothly; to. the Ladies who gave up lots of' their time preparing and serving suppers to the men who volunteered when the suggestion was made to move chairs, dry the dishes and tidy up after the f'ilmj to the Audience, nany of whom had to stand, for their, co-operation and understan ding of the 'lack of cups and saucers''. The S.R.C. is, naturally,, very pleased, that this .first film evening for 1952 was so successful, Approximately 2^0 saw 'Pastoral Symphony', , ? 'The ' suggestions made;, by the audience will be most helpful as regards future screenings . of Continental Films. If you have any, further suggestions please let the S.R.C. know, as they are contacting various .distributors of French, Italian, C-errnan ana Russian films. For future screenings THERE WILL BE ENOUGH CUPS...
INTERNATIONAL DEBATING [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 2 July 1952
INTERNATIONAL DEBAT ING A two-man American University debating team, the member's of which are David Hunter and. Henry Kiker, will be in Canberra soon. The S.R.C.: is arranging a debate on the evening of Friday. July 18th. The subject will be 'THAT THIS. HOUSE REGARDS Til: PRESENT FOREIGN POLICY OF THE UNITED SIATES~WITH~FAV0URiT7 The Americans will take the~aff irmaTive on this controversial topic. ? . A beaut, supper will be served after the debate to give our visitors an opportunity to meet Canberra students' informally. Would anyone interested in taking part in. or atten ding the debate please contact Maris King (tel. FO32I ., Ex. 430 or by letter-rack in Junior .Conmon Room).