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COUNCIL ELECTIONS [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 18 June 1954
COUNCIL ELECTIONS The following graduates were elected as members of the University College Council at the poll which concluded on June 15th last: Mrs. R.A, Ellis - Vice-President of the National Council of Women. Mrs. Ellis is a former President of the N.C.'W, and has been associated with the work of the Y.W.C.A. , the Mothercraft Society , the Nursery Kindergarten Association, the New Education Fellowship and the National Fitness Advisory Council. Her candidature was endorsed by the Women Graduates' Association, of which she is the senior vice-president. Professor A.D. Trendall - Master of University House. Before taking up his appointment at the A.N.U., Professor Trendall was Professor of Greek and Archaeology at Sydney University and was Acting Vice-Chancellor there in 1953. He was nominated by Professor C.M.H. Clark and Professor D.P. Scales. Mr. A.D. Mc Knight.. - Assistant Secretary (Cabinet) , Prime Minister T s ' Department . Mr. McKnight was formerly a part-time lecturer i...
COMING EVENTS [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 18 June 1954
- COMING EVENTS DEBATE ' DEBATE A Parliamentary -style debate will 'be held in. the Students Common Room on Wednesday, June 25rd, at 8,50 p.m. Speakers will be John Edwards and Gordon Low.' The position of the Right Honourable Mr. Speaker will be occupied .by John Brook. All comers will have the right to speak on behalf of either the Government or the Opposition and interjections from the floor of the House will be permitted. Subject: That this House Deplores the Prevailing Code of Morality, DEBATE DEBATE
APARTHEID POLICIES IN SOUTH AFRICA [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 18 June 1954
APARTHEID POLICIES IN SOUTH AFRICA The following is an extract of a letter received by the S.R.C. from the International Department of N.U.A.U.S.: 'The National Union of Australian University Students has .received much information recently from South Africa concerning proposed racial segreg ation in the Universities of Witwaters rand and Capt Town, and we feel bound to support as actively as possible, the claims of academic freedom' voiced by many opponents of Dr. Malan 's apartheid policies.. 'I was therefore instructed at the Annual Council meeting of the National Union to prepare a precis of newspaper reports received from South Africa,' for circulation throughout Australia. 'I trust that you will appreciate the seriousness of this alarming situation, and that you will find yourself in. a position to. support our moves in this matter.' The following report from the 'Cape Times' of a speech by Dr. Malan was enclosed with the above letter: In his address at the graduation ceremony...
LIMERICKS [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 18 June 1954
LIMERICKS There was an old man from Algiers , Who often had too many beers . ? He went to the races Without any braces And came home in nothing but tears . There is a young doctor named Todd,. ? Who is sometimes remarkably odd; He can make students squirm With a glance -like a worm, But I'm sure he'fs not such a bad bod. There is a Professor named Clark, Whose- bite is much worse than his bark, 'OBSERVER' - 'Arts , I.. He's a serious^ bloke,, _ _ Tells an occasional good .joke, . ' . ? And writes to the papers for a lark. ? « 0 0 ' ?
GLEANINGS FROM THIS WEEK'S LECTURES [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 18 June 1954
GLEANINGS FROM THIS WEEK'S LECTURES Top level administrators in America change their jobs almost as often as they change their wives. In almost any field two men together can do more than two men working separately. This does not, however, apply to little boys. Two little boys together only equal half a little boy, while three little boys together are not a little boy at all. Pub. Admin. . . . .
LIBEL INVITED [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 18 June 1954
LIBEL INVITED There are over 300 students at this college. Most can write, unless the Education Department is even more culpable than we thought. The editor craves criticism and promises to become a life-long friend to anyone who openly libels him in print. Does any oth;er editor offer such generous concessions?
"THE DEBATE" (or "Where the National Capital of Australia should be" [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 18 June 1954
'THE DEBATE' (or 'Where the National Capital of Australia should be' As a result of a very lively, and in parts, hilarious debate held in the Students* Common Room on Thursday, 10th June, 1954, it was decided that the National Capital of Australia should be moved to Sydney. The debate was on a Parliamentary basis, and in parts consisted of very fervent ad .hominem attacks on the various speakers ? However the main text of the government Ts argument consisted of . some very good and salient points. Giving to the efficiency of. the Hansard Reporter (George II) most of the governmoUG Ts' argument has been preserved for posterity. It ran principally along these lines ? 'The functions of the National Capital are to be the seat of the national Government, and the administrat ion accruing from that government. However, before these two functions are practicable, there are certain, necessary prerequisites for the site of the capital,' Firstly , it must be readily accessible . from all parts...
THE NICE NATURES OF EDITORIAL STAFF [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 18 June 1954
THE NICE NATURES OF EDITORIAL STAFF Our staff are very amiable souls. They keep a straight face when 'they get: single-spaced copy. They do not flinch when it is written on both sides of the. paper. They smile when it is illegible and possitively jump for joy when it arrives days late. The editor wonders sometimes - are they mad or merely patient? ? ? ? ?
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 18 June 1954
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Sir, I hear .with regret of the lack of young ladies at the last S.R.C. dance , as I remember many happy evenings at Friday night 'hops' when I was a lass at the College. ' Show some spirit pirls! Come along and dance all through the night, as I used to, to give the young men some- pleasure. Yours more in sorrow than in anger, 'Mother of Ten'. , , , . ? Sir, Now. that the Debating Society has given a clear decision against the transfer of the National Capital to Sydney, it becomes even more urgent to attend to a major inadequacy in Canberra's sporting resources. I refer, of course, to our lack of an efficiently run two -up school, hitherto barred- by. Mr. Ken Tughes , on the ground that this counter attraction might reduce the six o'clock swill attendances. Officialdom is, however, relaxing its unco-operative attitude - the Territorial Officers have already agreed in principle to monthly raids and a standard scale of 'presents' - and the 6.R.C. would do well to...
STAFF MOVEMENTS [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 5 July 1954
STAFF MOVEMEIsTS Students are ^lad to^know that Professor Arndt is back wi th us a^ai'n af ter his visi t ' to. 51 God Ts Own Country ? They will also 'be lad to learn that he has agreed to meet the students at a suitable date to .ive 'an account of his experiences in America and the iinpr e s sions he f o rme d duri n. v his s tay there . ' -Further details will be posted on the noticeboards as soon as possible. Miss Thompson (History Department) will be leaving the College this month to take, a position in -Indonesia under the Graduate Students ' Employment Scheme.,
BLAZERS [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 5 July 1954
? BLAZERS There has. been lit tie . response to the opportunity made available to ?'silidenits.;;.ij3':purcha;se College Blazers. A list' has been placed on the wall of the S.R.C. Office, and ey ' ^s tudents i nteres ted.. are;-.,email@example.com ? to., put ? their names on the lis t ? . . . ' . ' n i \ ? ????©. J ' ? ' x ?; r''' ~rt. — i
COLLEGE COUNCIL [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 5 July 1954
COLLEGE COUNCIL Professor. Clark has been elected ai the Professors ' Representative on the Council/ The following appointments to the Council have been made by the Minister for the Interior, Mr. ¥ o S« Kent Hughes s- . Professor S. H. Bailey Mr o 0. B. Daley Mr» J. Q,. -liwens Mr. W, J. Ho Lind Mr. Ao T. Shakespeare Dr. 3. To Dickson Canon D . A« Garnsey Revo Bros. P. L. McCarthy . 000*0.0 .???? FOUKD g One oaid red woollen gloves* Owner please apply ? . S. B.C. Office ? 0 0 ? ? ? O 0 0 The S.RoCo was ^ratified -'and somewhat amazed - at the large at tendance at t3a recent screening of 'Passport to Pimlico u . Further films, will be shown during lie year and if attendances continue to- be ^ood the number- of films which i t is planned to show may be increased. Films are shown, free of charge and supper is provided after the screening . .J? i* **? ,,v j I : , ; J ' .! ; :.The firs t -research gra nt to 'be made 'by the ,'Social Science Research .Council has been awarded to Dr. Burge...
DEBATES [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 5 July 1954
DEBATES It is anticipated .tha.t.. ..the New Zealand Debating team will be visi ting Canberra during the last week of this te-rm.: The College team to -meet them, has not ye t been finally chosen and -any student 'interested should contact the S.R.C. - ? President, John Edwards ? at F04-. ? A :f ur the r 1 n te r- ? o 1 lege debate -will be-, held . before the New Zeal a rider's arrive and finalists ??fo*x the Canberra team will be selected from speakers' on that oacas:ion .
THE PREVAILING CODS OF MORALITY [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 5 July 1954
' . . ? ? O ? 0 * ? THsi' PRBV^I LING CODE OF MORALITY The Students f Coimoit Room was once again transformed into a '^Parliament' o n,. ,23rd.. June .-w hen John Edwards as 'Prime Minister' ana John Carroll as 'Leader of the Opposition' debated the important question of changing the prevailing .code of morality. The 'Prine 'Minis ter',! maintained that our . .prevailing code : is. based, on the Codei Mos'ei, the tenets of w3ich are far from suitable for the conditions prevailing in modern ' life . The' 'Leader of the Oppositiorl, on the other hand, in a speech which contained one of the best - or worst - examples of mixed metaphors ever heard, held that we. get alon^ very well as we are and there is no need for a change except in- a very few particulars # One of the changes advocated by the 'Leader of the Opposition' was a tax on love - f ree ? or ?? o the rwise . This led to a plea by the 'honourable Member-, for Townshend' who decried, in hear trending tones, this imposition on m...
EDITORIAL [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 5 July 1954
EDITORIAL Rumo.ur . has it that ' the' mag-nifi'c-e-n-t of £200, or .??.theii'eabout s', ./;wil«l ?accrue to 'the fund of the Interna ti cm 1. House Appeal . -.as a AresuLt' ..of :vthe Univers-i ties Ball held, on Friday , 25th Jane a:t;; .University House, -Tic'ke us'-' for the ball were 'sold out ? we 1 L-'-'be fore, ha nd a rid the ? f u'nc z ion ? wa-s vo t ed an i'mm'e rise- . succ ess . by /all.: who' ~a t,.t ended-^ ? ' Le t :us- - hope that this will' be 'the firs t of an annual series .--? ? ! ? ? ? ' It must 'be a matter of s'ome considerable satisfaction to many' people in Canberra to see such evidence of ' cooperation between College and University as was' shown at : the Ball . / The ? twoi ns ti tat ions are entirely separ ate but there seems little reason why they should not join together in many of their j activities. The A.lT.Uo has a Students r Association and a. 'Spo.rts T Council and- if these bodies could be brought to work closely r with the corresponding bodies...
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 5 July 1954
LETTERS TO THE DITOR Sir, ; I ^ - J I would like to endorse whole-heartedly ' the sentiments of 'Mo ther-of-TenH as expressed in the last issue of i?Woroni'*o After each dance held at the College, my student son mutters the same-phrase - 'still' not -enou .h j;irls.T. The situation has become a sore point in; our family 'because, for \everal day's, sonny hardly says a word, except - to ' burs t out occasionally - 'stupid, creatures^ why won't they come? ' - or - rtThey say they w-za't ^o unless they are asked but how in Heaven's name can we ask them, if we don't know them first?'. And? strain as all this is on. the family's nerves* I mus t agree with him. It seeus to me tha t these informal dances are a good place for the girls and boys to ^et to -.know each other | and as f^r a.s I know, there , is no reason why girls should, stay away just because they are not asked by any particular boy. .However, it may be that this pro test is useless - that the romantic atmosphere of a certain...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 5 July 1954
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Coming Events END OF TERM DANCE [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 19 July 1954
jP e _ ^Xrrru^rx.q ' ' ^ J END OF TERM DANCE FRIDAY 6th Augusts 195^*9 8.30 p.m. in the College Hall. Admission 5/ ~ Liquor available,, Supper provided. MUSIC. CLUB The music club will be meeting in the Students ? Common Room at 8.3O p.m. on Friday 9 23rd June. The programme will include record ings of Madame Butterfly and a Handel Concerto'. All students and friends welcome. LITERARY COMPETITION The S.R.Co with the co-operation of the English Department 9 has decided to sponsor an annual literary competition to 'be held among College students. Entries for the competition will be accepted from examination or no n- examination students of the ' College 9 and may . take the form of poetry, drama 9 essays? short stories or a novel. Professor Hope has very kindly offered to contribute annually towards the prize for this competition. . An award of £7®7°0 will be made for the best entry received in each year and the two next best enfcies will each receive an award of £2.2.0. Entries will ...