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N.U.A.U.S. Activities [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 4 May 1954
N.-U.A.U.S. Activities The Union is hoping to extend its travel and exchange scheme with New Zealand* If they can get fifty students each from Australia and New Zealand, and this should not be difficult, they intend to charter a plane to provide transport. This means that the return fares will then be £47 as opposed to the normal airfare of £85 or £57 by sea. The interstate debating convention will be held this year in Perth. In addition the Union has arranged for a tour of Australia by two New Zealand debaters who will visit each University and also attend the debates in Perth. It may be possible to arrange for them to visit Canberra during their stay in Australia. Union activities in the international field cover a wide range. It is hoped to hold a South East Asian conference in the near future and Australia and New Zealand intend to publish a South East Asian news bulletin, following a request made at the fourth International Students T Conference, The scheme whereby Australian g...
EDITORIAL [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 17 May 1954
EDITORIAL Negotiations- rare: at present in train with the College Council on the question of student representation on the Council* This subject has occupied the attention of many previous Student Councils and 9 although it has not been possible to make any satisfactory arrangements in the past 9 it is hoped that when the new Council takes office after the elections., it will be possible to finalise the matter. It would seem th t now 9 of all times9 there is a need for student representation on the Council. It is likely that the College will gain autonomy, in at least the foreseeable future and9 furthermore} that the time is in. sight when the College will have its permanent site and buildings. Involved in these matters are many things of vital interest to the students and the best person to watch student interests is surely a responsible member of the student body. The growth of student activity a.t.th,e College this year has been considerable and it is likely that it will increas...
FILMS [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 17 May 1954
FILMS The next film showing will be held in the College Hall on Friday ? 13th June 9 1954- - the second Frida.y of second term. Admission free and supper available. Watch noticeboards for programme details. , 0* 0 0 0 60
NARELLAN HOUSE [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 17 May 1954
NARELLAN HOUSE All students are advised that as vacancies occur at the Narellan House hostel they are 'being reserved for students. It is hoped even tually to fill Narellan House with students. At the moment there exists a vacancy for one married couple. Any married student desirous of filling' this vacancy 'is invited to contact Mr. Owen or Mr. Keith at the College. In relation to other Canberra hostels the surroundings at Narellan House are excellent for students. As the hostel accommodates only fifty guests9 students wanting to live there should give any vacancy which may occur their immediate attention. AOOAQflAfifi*
CANBERRA UNIVERSITY DRAMATIC SOCIETY [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 17 May 1954
CANBERRA UNIVERSITY DRAMATIC SOCIETYi Play readings will be held by the above society in the Students' Common Room at 7 *45 p0m« on the following datess Friday 9 21st May - 'The Inspector Calls' by Maxwell Anderson Friday 9 11th June - 'Blow your own Trumpet' by Peter Ustinov Friday ? 25th June - 'Eve of St® Mark' by Maxwell Anderson All students are invited to participate in these play readings ? Plays to be read on future dat e s will be publicised on the not ice boards snd in 'Woroni'® BARBARA MINTO SECRETARY
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 17 May 1954
WANTED - A PEN- FRIEND A request for a pen-friend at the College has been received from a Japanese student 9 Mr. Sunao Uchino9 whose address is 1507 Nishimachi, Kurume-city ? Japan. The correspondent lists his interests as literature* classic music, pa.intin0 and drawing9 tennis9 collecting postage stamps 9 pam phlets and books. He is a senior high school student 9 aged T69 and is inte rested in social studies and geography. If any student is interest ed in corresponding with this young man a copy of his letter may be -seen in the SoR. Co Office e ? o o o o 0 ? o o 0 * e STUDENTS1 COMMON ROOM - BOOKINGS Will the Secretaries of Clubs and Societies please note that reservation of the Students1 Common Room for meetings should be made by telephoning John Edwards 9 at F04 ? .oeooeocoo.o.oe
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 17 May 1954
COPY FOR 'WORONI' 'Woroni' will be published at fortnightly intervals throughout second term. Articles, notes and/or advertisements for publication should be left in the S.RoCo Office. Copy for the next issue of 'Woroni' will close on the Wednesday of the second week of the vac# DON'T FORGET THE END OF TERM DANCE - FRIDAY MAY21 ST AT 8. 30 P.M. IN THE COLLEGE HALL.
KITCHEN FACILITIES [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 17 May 1954
KITCHEN FACILITIES Students are advised that an electric jug and a teapot a,'re now available for .use by any student who wants to make a cup of tea or coffee ^for himself. This equipment can be found in the right hand cupboard under the sink in the canteen off the College Hall. Cups and .-saucers and a tea-towel have also been provided. Students who wish to make use of these facilities may leave their supplies in the cupboard in the Students1 Common Room. It would be appreciated if care could be taken in using the jug - which is an expensive article - and in leaving the canteen clean. It is suggested that supplies left in the cupboard in-t.he Students' Common Room should be. clea.rly marked with their owner* s name. ..a.oooo.
COLLEGE BLAZERS [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 17 May 1954
COLLEGE BLAZERS The SoRoCo is negotiating with a firm of tailors in Canberra for the provision of College blazers . It is anticipated that these will cost a bout £8 ? 1 0 ? 0 each, complete with pocket. ? The blazers will be of dark navy flannel with braid in College colours - Canberra blue and gold. Will anyone interested in obtaining one of these blazers please leave their names on the list in the S.R.C. Office® ? ?DO 00 J O ? ?
CANBERRA UNIVERSITY RACQUETS CLUB [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 17 May 1954
CANBERRA UNIVERSITY RACQUETS CLUB This body was formed on Monday 9 3r^ April ? from the recently-established Tennis Club* The new Club now incorporates a Badminton branch as well as one for tennis* It was decided to keep the committee as compact as possible while at the same time maintaining an element of separa tion between the two branches# Hence two vice-Presidents were elected - Ann Penkethman for Tennis and Ed. Visbord for Badminton. Mr» Colin Proud was elected as Secretary of the Badminton section* The Committee now stands as followss President - Duncan Ironmonger 'Vice-President (Tennis) - Anne Penkethman Vice-President (Badminton) - Ed* Visbord Secretary (Tennis) - Wendy Cromer Secretary (Badminton) - Colin Proud Treasurer - Alf McCarthy The Club has asked for and received a grant of £26 from the Sports Council and the Club's Constitution has been presented and approved# W. CROMER SECRETARY (TENNIS)
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 17 May 1954
D A N C E DANCE : END-OF-TERM DANCE An informal dance will be held in the College Hall' on Friday ? May 21 st9 at 8 « 30 p»m-» 9 to mark the end of f irst term*. Admission charge 5/- - supper provided and refreshments availrble. All students and friends and/or relatives we 1 c o me ? dance DANCE ? ?09eOO O.0O-O OQ.»O-*OO'0C600
JUST WHAT IS THE S.R.C. UP TO? [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 17 May 1954
JUST WHAT IS THE SoR.C; -UP' TQ? Over the la st few months the' S.R.C» has been raiher-. more 0 ;..t h an-u'sualY ' First we 'had the annual election and the Annual . . :.G6n'exal.;. Meeting ?; Then there' was the -que sjaon of spending an- o.bsB^er.. from National Union of Australian' University - Student s' to 'the -/for thbbrning. ? ibll.-S. Congress' in Moscow which -gained considerable' ipublicity in the. \_local :-a.nd -city, press ? : ;Thi S''was'' followed by : '?'another meeting :callBd; fey. .t he S.R.C. , va'-f llm^s;how; and*. -various articles which have appeared from -time 'to time in /i :.*«Wor dhi;^:* /? iv/V'-- 6 ' ? ? '? 'V ? ?? ? ? ? ? ? . . rtt : .. ? - Yet' for all this the still' seem:1 to be ' a^number of ? .^.;:;-istude.nt:S:. -who* havie ::o.nly the vaguest idea; of what- trhe:/SVRVC.'' and ;.its. functions tee# . .. The. -S,R& fc^onsists ' of nine members 'elected by the; ^student's from amongst themselves* and a new Council is -chosen annually .. A...
"PROMETHEUS" [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 17 May 1954
'P R 0 .M E T H E U S' ; The College Magazine has at long last been resurrected and the Editor is calling for copy for the 19 54 edition. He wants particu larly short stories and poems 9 and other forms of creative literature . Closing date for copy is the end of the .first term vac and contributions can be left in the S.R.C. Office in the Students' Common Room.
ATTENTION DEBATERS [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 17 May 1954
. ATTENTION DEBATERS It is hoped that in t he fairly near future the Colle ge will receive a visit from a New Zealand Universit ie s debat ing t earn* In order to assist in ©lecting the team to oppose them9 the g.R.Co-has decided to hold one or more debates 9 as warranted by the response of the students. The first debate 9 which will be conducted on Parliamentary lines 9 -will be : held in the Student s ' Common Room on Thursday 9 10th June 9 will commence at 7®30 Poiru On this occasion Malcolm Yell will affirm and Lloyd Melhuish will deny 'That this House 'is of the opinion that the site of the national capital should be moved to Sydney'. An invitation is extended to students to speak from the. floor of the House.. If you have strong views on this subject 9 come along and say your piece. Even if you have no views at all9 you are bound to. enjoy the clash of ideas and your attendance will be appreciated. Go Ac LOW «'
THE DULINESS OF DICTIONARIES [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 7 June 1954
THE DUUNESS OF DICTIONARIES 0 ne of our correspondents' who has been taking, a course in English . expression, has written to us complaining bitterly pf the dullness of diction aries. What encouragement he asks, can the earnest student obtain from entries like the following: Gallivant , vie Gad about (usu. in part, or vbl. n. ) . (perh. perversion of gallant v.} Lixiviate, v.t. Separate (substance) into soluble & insoluble constituents by percolation of water. Driven to despare by examples like these our correspondent has . determined to emulate Dr. Johnson and compile his own dictionary. He has sent us the following samples and asks if readers would like to assist him with contributions: Agriculture: Occupation devoted to the sowing of oats - wild and otherwise. Andante: Musical term meaning slow; named after Dante who was very slow in his ; relations -with -Beatrice. ? - ? ? ? ? ? ... .. Ark: The Erald Angels Sing. Artesian Bore: The Rt. Hon. the Treasurer. Bar: Resting pl...
COMING EVENTS [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 7 June 1954
COMING EVENTS 1st Week, Second Term Thursday, 10th June, 1954 DEBATES Par liament -style debate in the Junior Common Room at 8,00' p.m.. Subject: 'That This House affirms that the site of National Capital should be moved to Sydney11, Interjections will be encouraged from the floor, of the House. No admission charge -, This debate will be the first of a series to be held during second, term and the best speakers will be chosen to meet the visiting New Zealand debating team in August. ? ??. 2nd Week, Second Term Thursday, 17th June, 1954 / . . FIJMS Free film show in the College Hall at ..8.00 p.m. for students and friends. Feature will be 'WHISKY -GALORE' . No admission charges and supper provided. ? © ? o Throughout Second Term PLAY-READINGS , ? - Remember the' play -readings to be conducted by the Dramatic Society on Fridays throughout term. Details of the plays chosen can be found on the notice-boards.. This is the big chance for aspiring artists. * ? ? ? ? * ? ? 3rd Week, Second ...
S.R.C. FUNDS [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 7 June 1954
s.R.c. ftos The ^resident of the S.R.C. is delighted at the thought that his article on the difficulties of spending S.R.C. funds has met such good response. At least he thinks that's the reason why so many of you stayed away from the end of term dance. By your co-operation the S.R.C. managed to dispose of about £9 at this function so here's hoping we'll be able to get rid of the rest as easily.
EDITORIAL [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 7 June 1954
EDITORIAL With the beginning of the winter term, it is time for students to take stock of their life at the College, There is an old adage that students spend third term regretting the .'work they don't do in first and second terms. I could say 'Don't let this happen to youj' but not being in a moralising mood today I won't. The winter term which begins today is a busy one — both for work and for play 0 The S.R.C, and the Students' Clubs are planning a number of activities of various kinds and I urge you to attend as many as you can because with the close of second term most of these activities will stop. Even club organisers and S.R.C . members have exams , to pass (they hope J ) and consequently the arrival of third terra means settling down to work and giving up all trivial pursuits. The College magazine 'Prometheus' will be on sale towards the end of second term. There is still time for contributions - if you get them in quickly. 'Woroni' will be published fortnightly throughout...
KITCHEN FACILITIES [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 7 June 1954
KITCHEN FACILITIES Students are reminded that in the kitchinette off the hall there are an electric jug, a teapot and cups and saucers for use by students who want x to make themselves a hot drink in the evenings. This equipment can be found in the right-hand cupboard under the sink. Please take care in using the jug - it is an expensive one. ? ? ? ?
RACQUETS CLUB [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 7 June 1954
RACQUETS CHJB If you're wondering why the floor of the Hall has been adorned with white lines don't wonder any longer. They are the new badminton courts for the racquets club. If you're interested in playing contact Duncan Ironminger, President. Often a girl' goes out like a lamb and comes home vtfith a sheepish grin.