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C.U.C. DRAMATIC SOCIETY UNDER WAY [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 16 June 1953
.C.^.G.- ??g^ATIG. SQC lETY^UNDER WAY ' The efforts of the S0R«C# to form a Dramatic Society have met with an enthusiastic response and the inaugural meeting is to be held at 8.30 p„m0 on Wednesday,, 2^.th June5 in (we hope)., the new College premises at Turner/ Failing that? we'll probably find a vacant bus shed somewhere; Dr. Todd has agreed to come along to this meeting and several students who are leading lights in Repertory have also promised to attend (for instance Barbara Eatherj who- put on such a good performance in 'Gioconda Smile n and Christopher Power.; who was excellent as Frederick and Hugo in 11 Ring Round the Mo on' ) V ' The Main Hall at the new premises is equipped with a stage and dressing rooms - made to order for. the Dramatic Society 0 So here 1 s your chance to satisfy that hidden ambition - come to the inaugural meeting and : j oin this Societyv If you have lectures until -nine don't let that worry you - all corners will be welcomed - even latecomers o Watch...
DISUNITY IN THE RANKS [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 16 June 1953
DISUNITY IN THE RANKS To say that the atmosphere was stormy at the Special General Meeting of the Students' Association held during' the last week of last term might be considered an exaggeration,, since only fourteen people were present? but even the most pedantic critic could not deny that there was a great deal of acrimony. The meeting was called to debate a motion that Students' Association fees should be raised from 15/- to £1,0,0 per annum and that? instead, of the present fifty fifty division between the S.R.C. and the Sports Union? .the latter body should henceforth receive 5/« and the ScRvCo 15/~C . 1 ? The chief speaker against the motion was Jim. Pead9 ex President of the Sports Council j who repeatedly ' appealed to the meeting to get their feet down' to earth and pull their heads out of the clouds o Was' it justice J he .asked? for 'the SoR0C.' to bump their own revenues, up by 100 -percent and reduce the Sports ' Union revenues by 50 per cent. Speaking for the motion? ...
YOUR S. R. C. [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 16 June 1953
YOUR S. R. C. rrii'n urn i -i' hi- m l- »m 1 ?» 'r ii'i'il—jrr.Tii As you are - probably painfully - aware, membership of the Students' Association is compulsory. Understandably, the fresher objects that he should not be required to contribute towards a body in which he has no interest. Although many students manage to outgrow-this attitude as they progress with their studies, the vast majority, I fear, maintain throughout their university life an attitude of passive resistance to whatever the S.R.C. may arrange for their benefit. But precisely because membership of the Association is required by University statute, I feel that it behoves the S.R.C. to give some explanation of itself and to show by what right it enjoys the privilege of that protection. So I propose to take advantage of this rather belated first isstie of 'Woroni' for this year to set down a few thoughts on the role of the Students' Representative Council, and to invite your comments and criticisms. Now you are proba...
FILM EVENING [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 16 June 1953
FILM EVENING The first students' function to be held in the new College premises will be a film evening. Films will be show in the Main Hall, Turner, at 8 p.m. on-Friday, 19th June. Refreshments will be available in the Canteen at the Main Hall, : Watch the notice board's for de ta.il s of the programme.
EDITORIAL [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 16 June 1953
EDITORIAL The second term for 1953 commences with the move from the fire-damaged premises in Melbourne Buildings Civic to the new premises at Turner Hostel not yet complete, This promises considerable inconvenience to both staff and students for a time but it is an inconvenience which should be accepted cheerfully. There can be little question that students. Atfill derive many advantages from the change of premises - they will have much better facilities for student activities, there will be much more room for the Library and more study accommodation therein, they will derive considerable benefit from the new refectory and - above all - from the new Hall of Residence. The advantages of 'living-in' for students need little or no emphasis. On the one hand there is the fact that instead of one small hostel room, each student will have a bedroom and a study to be shared with one other student. Surely this is much preferable to pigging it in one tiny bedroom at Mulwala or Reid, Car-cwner...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 30 June 1953
DANCE r DANCE ? ' ' ' - DANCE ? . DANCE DANCS ? - ' ' ? DANCE ?: - The S.R, C. will hold its first dance for the year in the Main Hall at the College on Friday , July 3rd, at- 8. 30 p.m. . - A Heme Made Supper will be provided ' , . and the music .'will, be* supplied by Henri. Stockei' s ? l' Bavarians. . Admission charges will .ba'4/r-dv per head. ' DANCE . . ' ' 'DANCE ' DANCS ? - : — DANCE ? . DANCE ' ? ? ' DANCE
C.U.C. DRAMATIC SOCIETY [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 30 June 1953
-?tPtCt DRMAyi^^CIJK On Wednesday', 24th June, an enthusiastic group of about twenty people met in - the' Main Hall at Turner ,? to discuss the forma- ? tion of a College' Dramatic Society. John .Edwards , in h;.s capacity as Vice-President of the £.R.;C.;, .'took .charge of the meeting and, after welcoming everyone and' Dr. Todd ' in particular , he ouilined the reasons for forming. .the society, and spoke briefly on its proposed purpose and functions. The Society , he said , had been formed in order to use the stage in the Main Hall at Turner and , .he added, in case anyone should con sider this an insuff icient reason, popular request had also had a little: to do with, it. It was envisaged that the Eceiety, would pro duce play . readings , with a full scale production later on and, even tually, a :ie vue . The meeting was then opened for discussion and Dr. T^-dd was asked for his comments. He agreed that some use should be made of the stage and expressed pleasure at the revival o...
GET OUT FROM UNDER [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 30 June 1953
GET. OUT FROM UNDER . ? It's no use lamenting, you're under my skin, . ' How did you get .there? ? Who let you in? How,: did it happen , why did it; and where? You're under my skin and youT re ?right in my hair J That stroll in che moonlight , that; bottle of gin, That re st by the roadside' ' - you f re under my '. skin.' But don't think you'll stay ,here, I'll get you, but quick.' With metho. I'll make you a mere half a tick.
EDITORIAL [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 30 June 1953
EDITORIAL ? Sunday, June 28th, was a day of prayer throughout Austra- ? lia_ for University students , arranged by . the Student Christian Move ment , aad on that day the thoughts of many people turned to Univer sities the -world over and , the work they, do in the world. During .one ., of the, many services an eminent ? religious leader remarked, 'Study \ at a university- usea to De a sign ot privilege':' * ..it is true that this was' the case at. one time but today., ? fortunately ,' things are.' ?. different. The growth in the number of..' scholarships awarded by : Governments: and various Institutions , and the increase in the numbers : of part time students. at the Universities, h-s made the 'sign of ' : ? privilege' a thing of the ';p«st„ Many of those how doing degree ?- '? ^ courses would not hnve had the opportunity to attend a University . at all if '-they had been born twenty year's earlier, . , ; . What is behind this anthusi? sra- for University tr'a-'ihing that is swee...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 30 June 1953
nmiMBm , rmmber / REMjSMBER- ? It's not yet too late ;to join the newly formed Canberra University College DRAMATIC SOCIETY. All comers welcome at ; the- next meeting to be held on THURSDAY , ? JULY 9TB , at 8.00 p.m. Suggestions for play-readings will be gladly received.
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 30 June 1953
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR; Dear Sir , Last issue, one of your writers urged students to criti cise things about them. Well, I've got a few bones to pick and I!m going to let my head go. Now it 1 s all very well for your cor ?; respondent to ia-ply that students are narrow-minded little squirts who have never read a single book not prescribed (and not even most of those which are). Rut what happens to make us Interested? Are our lecturers any better? Do they set us an example? Indeed they don't.' Most Uni. lecturers think their subject is God's own and don't care a hang about any other. What's more, they've got their heads too much up in the clouds, So^e galah gets, up and spouts about Keats and spring rhythm and Bach's counterpoint . And then somebody else tells us how in 1266 (or was iri-1 0.1 5);, ..King Harry or some clot or other got an arrow in the eye for signing Magna Carta. And what ' s more, ' they usually say it in Latin, As if ; that sort of thing mattered! Now if poetry and ...
THE OLYMPIC MARATHON [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 30 June 1953
THii] OLYMPIC MiiRATHON ;? : -i; ^ For some two or three years po st it has been almost .'impossible1 t-o-. glance through a newspaper without finding 3 para graph - or more often a ; headline - 'dealing with some aspect of the 19.56 Olympic Games.' .These reports' and articles are rarely constructive. Instead' they decry the organisers , the City of Melbourne, the Victorian Government , and any ether person or jbody who can, however remotely , be connected with the business, : In the last few- weeks also yr there have been lengthy 7 reports.. in die Sydney press of a Royal -Commission- figuring largely : around a gentleman; described by Mr. Justice Ainsberg as 'the ?'greatest: trickster of all time''. We shall call -this ? prominent citizen Mr.- Hoyle, From .all accounts', Mr . Hi yl e ? i s; a ? most talented; person and, according to Hoyle:, : a' foci and: his money are soon parted. - particularly when- somecne of his experience gets on the job. ? Well I would think' .that here' ...
NEW RADIOGRAM [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 30 June 1953
'M m RADIOGRAM Rumour hath that when the' n aw Junior Common Room' is com pleted its' furnishings will include one, of the latest model radio . grams which will be: available, for use by students in their spare time,. Perhaps the S.R.C. could ...five some thought to organising a musical society?
CANTEEN [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 30 June 1953
CANTEEN The 8. it. C. has recently discussed: with the manager, of the ..Cariteen located in the Main Hall the' question' of providing refreshments for students „ : The- Manager, who- has been most coopera tive in providing suppers for ' students' functions, reports that although he has on occasions opened the canteen at lunch time and in the evenings, he -has had no response from students or staff. This seems a pity since the ..facilities he could, pro vide- would surely be useful for a number of people. The Canteen can provide, if it is wanted, tea, coffee, milk shakes , swe'et.s , cigarettes;, biscuit s , various types of tinned goods and possibly sandwiches and buttered toa-st. But one can hardly expect the Manager to get in , 'the neees-sary stores, if he isn't able, to dispose of them except by throwing' them -out? If students are .interested in tlu- canteen, wouli they please drop a note to the Editor of 'Woroni' , indicating the time at which Ihey .would be likely to' attend...
JUNIOR COMMON ROOM [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 30 June 1953
JUNIOR COMMON.. ROOM Students will be glad to learn that operations are about to commence on the building of the new Junior Common Room. The Junior Com. will be located at one end of the large hall which was previously the Turner Hostel dining room and should be equally as pleasant and comfortable a place, if not more so, than its predecessor in Melbourne Buildings. Two alternative furnishing schemes were drawn up and submitted to the S.R.C, for vetting -. this has been done and the plans returned to the Registrar , together with one or two suggested improvements. A carpet has also been chosen and it should not be too long before the Junior Com. is ready for occupation.
COMMONWEALTH YOUTH CONFERENCE LONDON - 9-10 June, 1953 [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 13 July 1953
COMMONWEALTH YOUTH CONFrfRFNflH: LONDON - 9-10 Juna\ 195^ Canberra University College Students' Association was re presented at tfee Commonwealth Youth Conference in London by Elizabeth Courtney who was visiting England for the Coronation. She writes that the Conference as a whole was extremely well organized and she, personally, found it. very interesting and informative. Socially, too, it was very bright and delegates were given an opportunity to meet many people from the different Commonwealth countries. The main social events we. re a ball, a reception at the House of Commons and a reception given by the Lord Mayor. The following is Elizabeth1 s report 'The Conf erence, .which' was organised by the British National Committee of the World Association of Youth (W. A.Y. ) on behalf of the Commonwealth Youth Council, and sponsored by the Holborn Borough Council, was designed for members and leaders of youth and student organisations throughout, the- Ccihmonwealtii to meet and exchan...
LET'S TALK ABOUT THE WEATHER [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 13 July 1953
' L ET 1 S TALK ABOUT THE WEATHER ?Recently I came across an-artlcle which gave, by way of a caricature, a description of different viewpoints characterising the different nations of .the worlds The '.article described an imaginary international conference-, at .^whlGh .-.the'- dalegate'^-,fr;om 'different countries werr . asked -to writer.:a -report on . the. subject' '-The Elephant',':-, with results something like this: . ' The Russian delegate wrote under the Heading:- 'The Elephant - . Does It Exist? n ? ? ; The French delegate : 'The Love Life of an Elephant' The German delegate : / Three volumes . of ;1,00Q: pages each entitled ?'An Introduction to the Description of an; Elephant' ' The British delegate : 'Elephant Hunting ' under the British .Flag' The American delegate:: 'How to make Big.ger and Better Elephants' The Polish delegate : ' The Elephant and the- Polish- Corridor ' . ? To bring the list more up-to-date, we could now add a few more , such as. - The Indian delegat...