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EDITORIAL [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 19 July 1954
EDITORIAL It was stated in last rakTs editorial that it is easier for. members of the Australian National University to use the ; College Libra^' tha-n 'it is- f or . s.tudehts of ''the . College fro use ? the: University Library* It} has how be-.eh' brought to our attention ? th-xt- College students m_y borrow f rom the Uniyer si tyr Library , providi;^ :t'ha:tv\t hey obtain- ff om^ their ie-eture^s. a ad produce to the Libra ria'.n ax wr it ten indication that it; would' 'be; desirable for the.ijiv.to- jdfrK's-o ?.^-.''-Members of the' University,-' on't!heJ dther hand, may borrow bo.Dics . from the Co lle^e Library c6'n 'p'^mehtJ-;of:;a:; deposit : of ; £;5-; The mis^stateme-nt is very much regretted - ? ? ...
SOUTH AFRICAN UNIVERSITIES [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 19 July 1954
SOUTH AFRICAN - UNIVERSITIES A recent issue of Woroni contained a lengthy account of a matter which had been considered 'by an S.RoCe meeting - the reque.s t from \ V NoU. AoTJo S « to suppo'rt 'a ''cri ticism of South African Government ' policy in separating j European and non-European Uni- « versi t.y students * ' X It was agreed to give support to | NoU.AoU.S. by six votes to one (two ! members being absent ) ? ^ Woroni quoted in full the arguments put forward by NUAUS/ -which were accept ed at the meetings but did not mention any arguments against the motion* 7 For the benefit of students who may feel sympathetic towards the attitude of NUAUS I offer a few practical reasons for dissent ing with that opinions 1 . The historical developme ntof South Africa has once and for all , determined that there shall be separate development of her white and coloured peoples e This traditional policy is the outlook of all people5 irrespective of politics* It is' NOT? as seems to be believed?...
WE'VE HAD IT! [?] RAG! [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 19 July 1954
:we tve had it: ? -:'-a'rag: I, t . ? s ^ b.^e Li r d o;.ne J It 's been:; d-one at ? last. f Yes) so help me the:_ College-:, has , burs t; out*-. ? SOMEONE, 1-urkin^ in the corridor las t.w'eek., waited t-iiL. all-' 'was quiet and - then -took the thi^J Took it, hid' it 5 carried it dumped it ? And there it was, in all ? its pristine Olory, shining- in ? the eve'n-ing sun, sitting on the fronjt. lawn for all the public to., see* ? Surrounded, by- a .roped' off cordon, screened by ornamental shrubs and decorated with fluttering streamers 'of white, perfora ted paper, it bore the huge legends*' 'THIS MAGNIFICENT PUBLIC . MONUMENT.. WILL- BE; OPENED BY THE- MEMBERS -OF THE NEW COUNCIL TODAY'. ? Clochemerle .f ??? , ? ? It wasn't, of course, and after waitin^ for half an hour for members of the new Council to turn up and to their bit, the newspaper . gfoo tographers who had -got word of it (subtle bit, that) :? stomped off., in a rage. ? .. ' Never the les s i t had i ts rnomen ts . :...
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 19 July 1954
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR ' 'Sir, May I point out my views » and the views of a nuiher of other people in this University, in response to- the rather startling, article on apartheid in' South African Uni veirsi tie§ . I should like to take each of the seven points listed in that letter. aad add my comments after each. Here -oeso 1. The his torical development etc. *????.. Since When has an ' historical development determined a nvthi n-- once and for all? No appeal to conservative trad-ition or his torical background can ever take the pLce of sanity, logic and Christian equality | or else, the whole of the world's.- ethical principles 'become no more than a bundle of meaningless : gibberish, and mankind is tied to the inevitable round' of consequenc.es arising' from the misguided activities . of our forefathers-. This idea, as your cor'responden t claims, may not be new - but it IS bunk J .. The issue involved is not a biological one. As the last -paragraph indicates, it is a matter of t...
S. R. C. ELECTIONS [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 2 August 1954
S« R# C« ELECTIONS In accordance with the direction 5iven at the .last Annual General Meeting of the Students ' Assoc iit ion , the S.R.C. has had ?under consideration the question of the annual elections of S.RpC. .members# For some time it has be.en felt within the College that the system of election used could be extended to include at least some measure of faculty 'representation and the S.R.C. as' the exeautive of the Association was directed to look into the ma t ter. The present procedure is laid down in the Constitution of the Students9 Association, which can be found' at pa^e 74 of the the official College handbook. It is there provided for an executive of nine members, to be nominated and elected by the. ... student body in the Annual General Meeting. ' This executive comprises? President ) Vice-President) Voted for separately Treasurer ) Secretary ) Five other members It is also providec1 that one member o.f the S.R.C. sha-ll ? be a woman# After consideration of the propo...
THE NON-ECONOMETRICIAN'S LAMENT [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 2 August 1954
THE NON-ECONOMETRICIAN TS LAMENT As soon as I could safely toddle My parents handed me a Model. My brisk and energetic pater Provided the accelerator. My mother, with her kindly ^umption, The function guiding my consumption.^ And every week I had from her A lovely new parame ter*, With lots of little leads and lags ? In pre tty parabolic' bags v . With optimistic expectations ' I started on my explorations ? And swore to move without a swerve Alon^ my sinasoidal curve, Alas/ I knew how it would end 5 I 've mixed the cycle and the trend, ?And fear 'that, growing ally skinnier, ?' I have at length become non-linear, I wander glumly round the house- ?? . As though I were exogenouso And hardly capable of feeling The difference It we en floor aud ceiling. ? I. scarcely now, a pallid ghost. Can tell ex a n_te from ex pos t g My thoughts are sadly inelastic , My acts incurably stochastic* . : D* H. Robertson Economists, at leait, will appreciate the above, wlich was written by Professor I)...
WHAT CAN THEY BE TRYING TO TELL US? [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 2 August 1954
WHAT CAN THEY BE TRYING TO TELL_ US_? You' have all heard recently about a planet called Msrsj how it is at present a mere hop step and a jump away from us and how all our astronomer friends are _oin_ to try to learn a lot about* it.' Let's all hope that .tljey do .learn something, a 1 thou -h I don 't think they deserve ? to ,? for a couple .of generations ago' they had an excellent chance and threw it away. Do you know ::;-,kowr; i.t- was : ? ,, / . -'I : j It so happened that.-.Mars was at ..one ti]£e ;not . only j * a hop step -and .a jump away, from '^us -- juct : a hop and a step. All . ., | the world fs leadi ntJ as tronomers were ? watching i t closely and - f noticed sijns of extraordinary ?activity upon it5 indeed it j almost seemed as if there were upon it inhabitants who were M ? making si^ns to : us-. . A hurried conference was called and the \\ most learned doc tors... decided that there must' be people on ?.'Mars ai:id'' that 'they : obviously had- an exceptional I. Q...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 2 August 1954
PHARMACEUTI GAL -NOTES : . . Subjects. . Woman. ' Symbol! fo. Atomic weights 120 lb. Occurrences s . Pound. wherever man is found, seldom in a free state. Physical Properties-?-. , Generally rounded-, in form. V Boils at ? ?.nothing and may freeze- at . any minute Melts when trea-ted. properly. Very bitter if not used well. ' Chemical Properties; ; ,Ver,y -active. Pos&esses- Treat affinity for gold, silver, platinum and precious stones. Violent reactions, .wh.en.,lef-t alone. Able to absorb great amounts of food. Turns green when placed beside a better looking specimen. Ages rapidly.' Uses . Highly ornamental. Useful as a tonic in accelerating .. low ?? spirits-} etc . ??iiqualize's ' t'hg '~'dis tribution of wealth. . Is pro,bab,ly the most- -powerful, i-ncome reducing ageu-t known.' ' ... - ° Cautions.-- Highly.-1 explosive whe.ri in ..inexperienced hand's i, :
No title [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 2 August 1954
?I ' I sing a so n.i tb rend your hearts I sig it loud , in stirrin^ verse So hearke n. ( a nd res t rai n t ha t curse) I am a ma *; o f ma ay parts - I took on six years' work at Arts I got B.Ao (felt even worse) 9 'Commenced on six years of Commerce , Last year completed, Now there starts An ei^ht years ? s t udy course i n Law , And whe n tha t e nds 9 I pl^ce ' r el ia nee On- findint3 here a course in Science Will take me some six years or more. What am I? Why , what could I 'be But p.,rt-ti_e at the C.U.C. 'CUNCTATOR'
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 2 August 1954
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Dear Sir, : ' 'v: -? It see.as sir, somewhat surprising to see a shocked psycho student (spray a-ain?) . Yet our friend Miss Disgusted is all' of that and more. She is $ o n her own admission* 'bo th pur if i ed (admi t tedly only by the powers of French) and thoroughly unable to express her views sufficiently strongly. Perhaps this explains the underlined words of her letter published 19th July 9 19 I notice, with silent admira tion , her grasp, at this s ta^e 9 of the principles of psychology ? Her ref erence to instincts 9 however feminine , is a work of art , and her reference to childhood 9 a stroke of Freudian genius. However, her admirable jrasp of psych, is only equalled by the paucity of her general knowledge. It is on this point that her training has been sadly nejlected? and it is this that sent her psycho mind reeling at the sijht of the' College lawn covered (yes, literally.') with all sorts of interesting what chamacalli ts . Yes, Miss Disgusted, ...
CO-OPERATION WITH THE AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL UNIVERSITY [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 6 September 1954
CO-OEER.\TIOH WITH THE AUSTRALIAN NATIO^AL_jgNiy|JRSITY ? ? ' . * The SoR.G. has for some time been discussing the question of a workin^ -partnership with the- students ' organisation at the Australian National University* -Negotiations were opened recently when the Secretary of the S.RoO., John Brook, discussed the matter with the Acting Secretary of the A.I.U, Students ' Associa tion,. Joe Gani. At. th:, t meetinw it v.?as decid.ed that a represen tative of the S.RoC. would, be invited to attend the next Annual .Meeting of 'the A'.I«U. association to explain the idea to the scholars. This meetin^ was held on Thursday,' 8th July, and a report '.handed to the S-.R.Co by our »represeri'tative is published below' for the information of students in the' College /
HOW THEY BROUGHT THE BUICK FROM AINSLIE TO TURNER (With sincere apologies to Robert Browning, who made this epic work possible) [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 6 September 1954
HOW THEY BROUGHT THiC BUICJE' EROM_ AINSLIJdi TO _ TURNER (WIt-h sincere apologies to Robert Browning, who made this epic work possible) $ I sprang to . the roadway and Mar is a*id he$ I pushed,' John pushed., we pushed all three. .'Good God '9 yelled the driver as the ^a&kets all blew 'What's up' answered John as we pushed on anew. And then stopped the piston, the 11 Jits sank to rest. And into the mid ni Jit we vanished depressed. ? Not a w-ard to each' other we kept the snail 's pace, Neck by neck, stride by stride, never chan;dn£ our place. I turned in my seat and I shut the doors tight Then shorted the battery and set t.hege,ars rights Primed up the carby, put petrol in it But still sherd not fire - not even a bit. ?Twas moonset at starting, but while we drew near Northbourne the cocks crew and daylight dawned clear. At Limestone a wreat yellow star came to see At Reid it was mornig as plain as could be. AriS from St. John's steeple 'we heard the half chimes* So Mar is ...
EDITORIAL [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 6 September 1954
SDITORLjX, When the S.R.C. boujit a 1927 utility, it seems that they 'bought a ^ood deal. more 'besides. 'tfe cannot yet say just what they did buy. There Will be a General Meeting to discuss the matter, despite all the technical le ,al defects of the petition which was presented to the S.R.C. -we have received an assurance to that effect. It will .be a Meeting the like of which has never been held ,a.t the College, within our knowledge anyway, and those who fostered tie petition want the S.R.C. ?s scalps and noMn^ less. Should they have them? The full story of the. bomb ha~ not been - told yet, and particularly we feel the S.P.C. side..- The main arju- f ment' which they have'- to face is not the spending of so much money - \ they spent much more on a typewriter earlier in the' year, at the ; instigation pf the -last Annual Meeting and the Editors could speak J very feelingly in favour of that. The maari' argument is that there is.no/fc.use enough for a utility to warrant it.. -And...
Re-port of Meeting with A.N.C. Students Association Annual General Meeting 8.7.54 [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 6 September 1954
Re-port 0 f __Meewt i nj wi th A_o H o_U a _ S t ude n t s^f A ss o c i a tip n Asked to speak, after1 the Secretary ,- Mr.. Gani:,. had read an account of his meeting with John Brook,. I explained that the College had 300 students^ including 70 non-examination students* They had 60. It was obvious that neither was large enough to sponsor, a full range ' of activities'^ but' we'- could achieve°this by cooperation.. /rin view of :'the proposed separation of the College ?from Melbourne^ a:id the likelihood of a merger with ft.N.U. , the ,Q.U-.C.;.S.-A, felt that some link wi th. 'the A.N.tT. stu- ? dents now mi^ht help to pcve th.e ;way in ' the 'event of the two ''- institutions bein^. amal^ama..tedo ? ? ? ?- ? - ' ? ? ???;-? ? CoU.C.So.'a. had the following;- facilities to offer - 'Woroni' Hockey Te.nnis. . C.U.D.S. ? .-' 'Prometheus' Cricket Badminton ' 'Music Society ?. '. ? . Basketball Tabletennis 'j; We would welcome them. at any. of our .clubs or activities*, such as dances, f...
I SEE THE BOMB... [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 6 September 1954
[?] .('by our special', correspondent) ?;'??? ' . Wfcli' I've sejen.it. And I. say say that I ? hp.ye been 'most ?- impressed ( ? ), By. now.., of course, everyone will .-know the story -'how a 'rebel' 'group of students has. charged, U-e S.R.C-will ^remd.. L,r - ceny , ? how .petitions are in the air and how all your funds .hive' Oone 'down the' drain. '' l?ar from cQnvi&ced, 'Woroni' sent me out to wather at least a fevj facts and 'to present them as part of its all embracing free service (.credit line), *????? What the hell is it,- anyway? , ? It's, a car -or rv/ther ±-t wajs a car before someone cut it do.wn and made itJLnto a utility or some such. Now its ^ot a bonnet* a steel .hood like Ned- Kelly's helmet and a tray back bigWenou^,h to hold all the active students In the College. . Itrs car, it's' all c?r - 36 owt.'of it.1.-' Don't be mislead- into thinking it's old - oh dear no. ' The sweet old thing Drily dates from 1927 - it's even younger ?than you and I, dearie. ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 6 September 1954
GEKBRAL MEiCTIHG PRELIMINARY NOTICE -A general meetin^ of * all students' at the College has been called for Thursday o l6th September, in the Student b Common Room at 8.00 p.m. i Details of the agenda will be placed on the notice boards. J, EDWARDS, President - ? J. BROOK, Secretary * ? ? ? The College has very kindly provided a number of LOCKERS for use by students. These are located in the Students' Common Room and will be allocated to students who would like to 'use them. The only charge will be a deposit of 5/- on the key. Will anyone who.- wants .a locker pleasfc contact Maris King in the Common Room between $.00 and 7.00 pm Remember the SRC LITERARY COMPETITION. Entries will close on 1st February, 1955 and maytahe the form 'of poetry, drama, essays 9', short stories or a novel. First prize £7.7.0, plus two prizes of £2.2.0 each. The SRC has received, a-nd accepted resignations from the followin.-: ' members - M. Yell g.id L. Melhuish. '? ?