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STUDENTS' REVEL [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 13 July 1953
. - S T U D EN T S 1 ' R E V' j L The S. R. C . will hold ; an End of .Term revel in the Main Hall on the evening of ^J^day, August fth. There' 11 be fun and games for : everyone so come along and enjoy .yourselves before ? starting -your vacation swotting] Watch naticeboards for further : details.
DRAMATIC SOCIETY [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 13 July 1953
DRAMATIC. SOCIETY . The C,U.C. Dramatic Society ? .mee.tlri^-'\i;ast'; -week was devoted :-;alnly to d.i scus si on of the;: Constitution .of the Society . 'This ? lasted^ for soine consider able .time but eventually the draft Con- . stitution was accepted in to to. It was ;so&®w^ that not. ..enough members were present to hold the planned play-r eading- but the weather that night was most inclement and future meetings . should see bigger gatherings. It-was decided to hold -a play ? reacting once a -.-month, with member's -meeting;, every fortnight for rehearsals and discussion of current business,; Professor Hope arid Dr. Todd ^attended the meeting and their cooperation and general li.elpi nines 3 is greatly appreciated by members; Future ;m'e'etlngs are to ne held every second Thursday.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 13 July 1953
WAN TED '-- A PEN FRlM'-iD ? ' ? ?' ? v: ; ; ' ? # , . ? A. request for a pen friend has been received: from- a. student of Karachi University j who is anxious to correspond'' in iaglisb. with Canberra students: of either sex. Details are - , ? /Name: ' / VShouka't Alt Khan- ' ; -.Address: '9Q Hyderabad Colony , ? ? .- . - : r . 'Clayton .Road' ; . , : ... . Room No,*- 5- ? : - KARACHI. Pakistan ? . , Age t 24- years J.; ??? ? ? Hobbies: Reading , photography, movies, lit era- ? ? ..ture.i, mus i c- a nd r adl b .
EDITORIAL [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 13 July 1953
. SMTORlAL^ ? There has been much discussion lately on the question of whether or not compulsory unionism should be introduced into . . Australia. Protagonists of the policy argue that all workers.'''' : benefit by the achievements of the Unions in obtaining pay increa ses, shorter hour s, better., working -conditions and scv on, ;.- I t., cannot .. be^ denied , that is something; in.ithi.s:-:argument although, there have been times within recent memory when Unionists- were able to ..obtain advantages over ' their non-unionist vfellow-:w6rkers' in ^cer tain matters, for instance in over-time pay. It seems to us, however,' that the crucial point, in this, matter is the 'compulsory' aspect. Australia is, suopo:sodlyry'''diie' of the 'free democratic nations' of the world. While it is recog nised and accepted that, freedom, must stop where license .begins , , in thi s country we are. at. least still free to do certain things if. we want to , ? and one of those things is to join or abst...
S.R.C. NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 13 July 1953
? S. R. C. NOTES ' V ; ? ' The following matters were discussed at the monthly meeting of the ' 'S. R. C. which' took -place last week. Footp'aths and Lighting - . . Letters were received from the Registrar informing the S.R.C. that the Department .-of Works has been asked to pr ovide im proved footpaths 'and lighting in the streets around the new . College premises. Dramatic Club Valerie Townshend , organiser of the Club , reported that the Dramatic Club had been well launched and was showing conside rable promise.. Reaction -.among' students promises, strong support for the Society's activities. Music Club It was decided to try to form a Music Club to provide a meeting ground for those interested in all types of music. If such a Club is formed, ,it will probably be able to obtain permis sion from the College to use the .new radiogram and piano which will be located in the new Junior Common Room when this is completed, ?Political S c i en c'e C lub Efforts to form a Political Scien...
THE SEVEN AGES OF MAN [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 28 July 1953
THE SEVEN AGES OF MAN 1. Milk 2. M ilk , vegetables 3. Milk, ice-cream, milkshakes, sweets 4. Steak, beer, chips, ham and eggs 5. Pate do foie gras, caviare, chicken a la King, hors d'oeuvres, rum omelette, crepes suzettes, cocktails, Scotch., wine, champagne-, gin, brandy. 6. Milk and biscuits 7. Milk - more milk
THE BUSINESS MAN'S PRINCIPLES [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 28 July 1953
THE 'BUSINESS MAN T S PRINCIPLES In a Sydney paper 1 a .it -Sunday , there appeared' a story of Mr. A---, a business man who had been summoned to answer a charge of refusing to give information a ho ul his business 10 the Prices Commission. When the Stipendiary Magistrate fined him £30, he refused to pay; instead he elected to serve 62 days in Long Bay goal. This man can obviously afford to ray the -,30 — why then does he elect to serve a gaol sentence instead of parting with wha ?_ for him is probably quite an insignif leant sum? It1 s all a matter of 'principle', he says. These c. atrtls are no longer necessary — they are continued only for the purpise if keeping jobs open for 'wartime bureaucrats' . The community would do much better if the solution of its problems were left to private enter prise. This martyr, aged 3ii, is surely not tor young to remember the ? early thirties , the days when enormous numbers of people tramped the country looking for work; when their physi cal an...
THE RED LIGHT [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 28 July 1953
mRED_LIGHT If you spy a passing moppet Pacing blithely up the street; And you hurry just a little To o 1 er take her pattering feet; Please, oh please, don't rush it brother, Don't be reckless; itrs just sport. Chasing wenches may not hurt you, But there 1 s trouble when they f re caught. Anon *
EDITORIAL [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 28 July 1953
[?] In Sydney these days Australian cigarettes are on display - for sale to anyone who wants to buy them. This is indeed a change from the situation that has prevailed in. most parts of this country since the strain and stresses of the war effort first caused shortages of cigarettes. Many and: various are the reasons which have been given for these continued shortages and yety during these years, and particularly since 1946, there have been many people who have never had to go without Australian cigarettes. How- often, too, do people go into a shop and see other customers buy a couple of packets. Yet on asking for cigarettes themselves the newer customers are m; t with a blank stare and a 'Sorry'. These 'shortages' have, of course, been very profi table for the shops, particularly before imported cigarettes became freely available. Many a person, unable to give up the cigarette habit, would, make purchases amount ing to a conside rable sum in the hope that they would be able to get ...
S. R. C. NOTES Transport [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 28 July 1953
g. R. C. NGT3S Transport After the move tc Turner many students found it impos sible to catch the six o'clock buses from Civic and, as a result, had to wait up to 25 minutes for the next bus. it was decided at the last S.R.C. meeting that the Secretary should see the Registrar with a view to an approach to the Department of the Inferior to have the time table changed. On being advised on the position. Mr. Owen rang the Department ?who agreed that the buses should henceforth l^ave Civic at four minutes past six. ? ? ? O ?
New S.R.C. Secretary and Committee Member [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 28 July 1953
New S. R. C . Secretary and Committee-- Member The S.R. C. at its last meeting regretfully accepted the resignation of Dennis Edwards, S. R.C. Secretary.' In his place John Brook was appointed Secretary and. the vacant Com mittee, member ship has been filled by Ken Hoiking. The position of dance convenor formerly held by John Brook, has been accepted by Brian Stephenson.
Film Evening [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 28 July 1953
Film Evening The S.R.C. conducted a successful filming of 'Pastoral Sym phony' in the Main Hall on July 1 8th. Some interesting shorts were-also shown, one of them a particularly good documen tary about deep sea fishing in New Zealand waters. The fifty or so people who attended were served with tea and bi scuits at interval. The S.R.C. extends thanks to the good folk who helped to clear up after the show.
C. U. D. S. [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 28 July 1953
C.'u. D. S»_ r*he Dramatic : Society, had another meeting on the 23rd July and read Barry 's play 'Shall We Join the Ladles?' It was very entertaining but the Society are sorry to say that they did not have quite enough people present to fill the cast. : It was decided at the meeting that the newly formed Society would call themselves CUDS (Canberra University Dramatic Society ). The Society hope to have a play ready for production by late bept ember or early October and all those wishing to take part are invited to attend the next meeting which will be held on Thursday the 30 th July at 8.00 p.m. in Professor Hope's room. Supper will be served and it would be appreciated if you could bring along a copy of Noel Coward's 'Hayfever'. B. SATPISR SECRETARY
FILMS [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 4 May 1954
jmis 1 A film shovvTing will, be held in the College Hall on Thursday next , May 6th, at 8*00 p.m. If you have lectures until nine don't worry - you'll still be in time for most of it. Admission charge is a pleasant smile and supper will be providedo Watch notice boards for programme details# t- c o 0 6 a o ? 9 ? c o o ? « ? ? ? o . a
STUDENT'S ASSOCIATION [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 4 May 1954
STUDMT?S ASSOCIATION A special general meeting of the Students1 Association was held in the Students' Common Room on Wednesday, 28th April, to discuss proposed Constitutional amendments and the Association's attitude to the N.U.A.U.S. decision to send an observer to this yearns Congress of the International Union of Students in Moscow. Constitutional Amendments As, the Constitution stood before these amendments were passed it pro vided for compulsory membership of the Students' Association for all students® This v year 5 however, the number of non-examination students has increased and *£he College authorities feel that compulsory membership should not be applied to persons in this category,, Accordingly the constitutional amendments will have the effect of 'making. -membership of the Association compulsory only for examination students, while non-examination students may, if they wish become either full members or Associate members 0 ????? Hitherto the Constitution has provided tha...
BASKETBALL [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 4 May 1954
B4SKMBALL The new Women vs Basketball team has played two matches and shows signs of proving to be an tvA' grade team 0 The uniforms' look particularly attractive - a yellow tunic with blue blouse and black cord# The team has joined the Aa C„ T. Women's Basketball Association in which approximately thirty teams participate* Later in the year the team hopes to represent the college in inter- varsity matches in Sydney or Melbourne# NOEL LAYATER - Captain BEVERLEY* RENEREE - Vice-Captain
TENNIS CLUB [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 4 May 1954
mtNIS CLUB The first general meeting of the tennis club was held on Wednesday, 21st April, in the Students' Common Roomo Thirteen students attended and the following Committee was elected - President - Duncan Ironmonger Secretary -- Wendy Or omer Treasurer - Alf McCarthy A motion was passed that the Committee should draw up a short, concise constitution, to be Interpreted by the Committee 0 This is to include a clause providing for the admission of associate members on payment of the prescribed fee.# It was also moved that the Club should ask Professor Burton to be its patron and it is understood that the Principal has .'now accepted this office# The Club will play on Sunday afternoons at the Y«WiC, A. Courts in front of the College and a tournament has been arranged for a future date. This will be progressive, with prizes for individual ' playing & Watch notice boards for further details. All students and Associates will be welcome at the Courts „ . WENDY CROMER - Secretary...
EDITORIAL [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 4 May 1954
:,EDITa RIAL In the course of his speech at the 25th Annual Cornmencment Ceremony, held at the College on Thursday, March 25th, 1954 } His Excellency the Governor General included in his remarks, the following comments on part-time students, 'I congratulate also today ?s graduates 0 I do so especially because, as part- t5.me otud.ent s0 most of you have pursued your studies in the leisure left after the day- s work0 «?„ 0 Your degrees have cost you perhaps more then ; ordinary effort 0 ? You have missed the undoubted benefits of a full-t^ne residential university course, but you have made up for that by- 'the- extra deterriiination and self-discipline that has been needed* Even your fees many of you have paid yourselves, which is not usual with students— and not always easy ^ This is indeed high praise from a high personage, And such praise is rare0 All too often part-time students come to be regarded as rather a low ' form of life; as people who are interested only in being able to...