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BIG SISTER IS WATCHING YOU [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 1 April 1958
[?] A most annoying feature- of the whole affair was that the ScR.C* was not even officially informed of the Registrar's decis ion. This appears to indioate a lack of consideration for those ? persons elected to represent the student ?? 'foody (shut up Lav/ Stud ents — this. .is -.a solidarity matter) ? It also shows a lack of con- : sideration for the students .?themselves^ and would be 'considered a- ? grave discourtesy to any o.jbher organisationo We also dislike the implication tha.t the S.R.C, is not .fit to be entrusted with the '.conduqt of what is a student affair. As such persons as Joan Thomson,. .J.osie Richards, Pat Geach, J:acques '? ?? Grenot and Alf McCarthy' (to take a few names at random) are mem bers of the S.R.O., we feel that this slur is unjustified. 9 . ? ? ? ' It is thought -'that, the Registrar s action may have been due to a complaint about the ''-Revue party the previous Saturday ? As it happens ? this oarty was quieter than usual (particularly compared wit...
BLACK BALLED [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 1 April 1958
[?] In the first Woroni this yeary 'Freshers v/ere told that they were no longer at school. Woroni apologises for thus misleading them. Last Friday night the Registrar made it quite plain that we are still very much irresponsible ?adolescents: by breaking up the Commencement Ball 'at' .2 o'clock and having the Hall locked up at half past* 3?evj/ peo'ole would want the Commencement Ball to drag on to say half past four in the morning, and of course it would in fact have been stopped long before , this- by the S.R.C.$ especially as they... would have to pay the extra., cost of : the band, but the way the Ball was going*. an extra hour wq:uld- have been appreciated by most of .; those present ? The. sudden placing of the National- Anthem as the party was warming'up came as an irritating end/, to an other wise excellent :eveningo 'We .doubt whether those members of the staff who wore- there liked the early closure any more than we did.
OVER TO YOU [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 1 April 1958
©¥1IE ??;?? ./?;? ??? u \UJly ???'?Woront'--is not an official publication of 'the' Student ' Rep resentative Council. It is the publication of ' the Students Ass ociation, the organisation 'of all students in the College. The ed itor of \7oroni is legally - -and morally - responsible for all matter published' in the' ;paper^ except for official SoR.;C.'matter such as this announcement.'. Any objections . to any material app earing in this newspaper, 'should ' be addressed to the Editor.' , '
HIS LAST BOW [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 1 April 1958
i' ?' '? '.'??'. ' ? The old }order change th, 'giving place to new «?» and Wo.roni says goodbye to editor John Carroll, who has 'been, responsible for some 21 issuers over .the -/past-, two, years. Joh.n officially resigned on Sunday9 and the S.R.C..* has ?appointed Christopher Jay as editor ??' in his place. A motion was passed thanking' John for his very val uable services. 'The fact that: the new editor is a. full-timer. is another indication of the .increasing importance of that class in ?'.; the life of the C.lJvC. y/qi;oni is- also; now ;c.om|)rGtely free. from the ;? ':-. S.R.C. , 'as the' disclaimer ? published ?: -below confirms, and this will probably be . be-no ficial. ~ ' / ..?? . ' ?? il-^-'-'- The- new editor is appointed, on the following' -conditions: He is entitled to supplies from the S.RtC, for a maximum of 12 pages every fortnight* He is free to publish anything he ?pleases, and must take full responsibility ?for this. He' must publish. specif ic material.. ' fr...
STUDENT CONDUCT DEFENDED. [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 1 April 1958
STUDEM1 CONDUCT IEEE HEED. Sir,- It was with outraged dismay that we read the wholly unfounded accusat ions levelled against us in the letter signed CANBERRA MOTHER published in the Ca nbe rra T ime s * We feel ourselves . impelled, there fore 9 though with great reluctance, to make reply to these charges, thereby reinstating -the impeccable . reputation hitherto enjoy ed by our University * If these charges are to be accepted ? as an authentic 'nccount of the happenings on Saturday morning, the reader is left with the in evitable impressions that our behaviour was worthy rather of Black and Tans, than of I5The leaders of tomorrow*' This is unjust. The demonstration consist ed of some 12 students in academic gowns bearing in offensive placards, and one clad plaster model le gitimately obtained© The purpose of our 'de- mos u rat ion was the adver tisement of the annual Un iversity Revue » The soca ' lied 'demonstration1* was conducted in a sober ? and orderly fashion, giving of fence...
MORE [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 1 April 1958
M f) /? p Sir,- I wish to. complain about certain letters pub lished in. your columns which condemned the actions of C.U.C. students on Sat urday 3 March 23rd o While walking down from East Row to. the College, I was jostled 9 pushed aside - a nd Jge ne ra lly d i s tur bed by ? hordes of unwashed a undis ciplined primary school children who conducted n pushes*1 through the crowds while advertising a charity function due to -.take place that afternoon. -The total n umb e r of t he s e c hi Id re n : ? vastly exceeded the ? number, of students involved in the stunt under discussion. They spent far more time than the students in. parading the streets. I have he ard nobody .complain about their behaviour, which was rowdy in the extreme. Perhaps -'Canberra 'MOTHER feels that public morals are offended by this sort of dem onstration* I doubt that she would criticise. shop-keepers who display models such as. were carried by the students* Thou let neither her? nor any body' else, criticise...
SPORT [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 1 April 1958
[?] It may be incredible^ but it is possible that students may soon have better opportunities for recreation than chasing round the ping-pon^ table 0 Larry ???Schicfr and. Jack Nutt, aided ? - and abetted by Joan Thomson s have inspired.-a General Meeting of the Sports Union tonight (Wednesday): in' the Common fcom'atk. 9^00 p-o'ni.'--As all students are ipso facto- members of the sports-*- . union, -we .-urge you all to come ? along and ' see about -the reorganr .. : isatiotr'of sport in the , College,, . Suggested ; clubs are badminton, ping-pdrigj ? darts j' squashy bi.lliardsv. hockey,., tennis? volleyball, boske.tbail, Softball eto9 etc, . .
BUTTERY-BATTERY [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 1 April 1958
[?] Lead on MacDuff, lead on , r. - lead, lead thy buttry to a dy ing grave o In peace there's nothing so becomes a man as silent stomachs working noiselessly* But when the clarion call of. buttery gravy sounds in the depths, then ^tis the call to action, '?to do high deeds and win deathless renown* Yea, one and all, I: say unto ye ...,..,-- in short* the buttery is still ailing, 'and here ? comes our regular feature article on the subject* Itfever has any institution .'boon more often on the point of dying as has our buttery. Never. has such an institution struggled on with 'such sheer coura0e and stark endurance, I', ae and time aoai# we hear the. cry -pay up and eat or it will die* Student patronage remains at its usual levels but the buttery does not die.- instead it crawls a^ain into Woroni's pigeonhole, bleeding, crippled:/ profitless, and indomitable ,. \7fro can fail to sympathise, to. weep, to shed tears of anguish at- its ghastly ordeal and the shining courage with which i...
HERE ARE SOME LETTERS WHICH THE CANBERRA TIMES DID NOT PUBLISH. [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 1 April 1958
PIEIRa ARE SOi/ES LBTT5RS WHICH T~HE CAJMBEP.h'A TBQSS DID NOT PUBLISH. - Sir, _ . ' CA]MJ3ERiit'i MOTHER con.pia.ins about University students ^Ob structing, people hurrying *go finish their shopping' . If people would, not hurry to finish shopping, this would not -occur. Shop assistants dread the frantic last-minute rush of selfish in dividuals, like ..Canbo.rra Mother, who should get .her ' shopping done .earliero 'Canberra Mother is exploiting the long-suffering class of .shop-assistants by surging into shops at 29-'.-. minutes past eleven* It is time shops were .closed ' st 2.$ past eleven as is already, done -v/ith V/oolworths, to eliminate this disgusting last minute rush*' ? ? ' ,, . .' . DISGUSTED. Sir, ? ';_(;?'.; .,/'?;. :-. ?? .' , -Your re.co n-t 'c or re spp nde nt . . (who has .decided' to. mother Can berra) ..will', not'- rap'tjier me*. As' a f u t ure..;l..e'ad e r .' of; - s o c ie.ty s ? I i n - tend . td./di-ssipat',e my. frustration complexes,' before :..assumi-...
AFTERMATH Wowsers abound yet, Take this letter in the Canberra Times: [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 1 April 1958
[?] Wowsers abound' yet,. Take' this letter in the. Canberra Times 5 Sir ,'\ : '- ?'' ???????.? : ? ' . . ' ' ? ?-.The' 'behaviour of ' a' grou^ of University students on Saturday morning in Civic Centre is alarming *,o parents who are contempla ting- -s.eud ing their children to the .University College, Not only did they 'obstruct people hurrying to finish shopping, but their behaviour in 'a-fivernl. shons. with-; shouted ? remarks about extortion ate .prrcesy was quite disgusting, .In addition, they were carrying an indecent display model, obtained heaven knows how. This child ish activity was capped by their invasion of the Goodwin Hones fete, the advertising for ^Jhich 1-hay **ere obviously trying to ridicule* We are often told that these people are the leaders of tomo-QjroWc .In view, of auch behaviour 9 can we believe this? ? -. ? ' . . CANBERRA MOTHER* Sir, ?.. -'. .. ?' ? -.'?;.? ? ? . ; ? -The actions of the three Sydnay- University .students who attempted .. to cut the f:a...
MORE LETTERS [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 1 April 1958
ir/rrvT^v^ r wr~ir~:iT^]''D ® Sir '?'??' In response to the invitation in the latest issue of Woroni, I strongly object to the proposed ooat of arms for Narellan. Be sides being crudely composed and drawn, it is completely, out of character with this- noble establishment; Perhaps* the .Jay ( ' a noisy bird of brilliant plumage') who holds himself morally res ponsible for the latest issue might be able to explain why such a singularly .inappropriate coat of arms and motto should be re garded as' being appropriate,, As he. doesn't live here, I can't see why it should be appropriate, . ? ? . '?'? ? - ' Yours , etc'. , The Staid Narellanite. ?.S. It would be better if the motto was in Latin. ?r Editorial Notes The item concerned emanated from Karelian.
A.U.P. [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 1 April 1958
pY IN) |Q) , J U o \^lJ o U - o . As a result of the May, 1957:)E^itors.? conference held in-' (in case you. are dull) May, the Australian University Press is to publish, three times a year, a supplement .which will collect news from all Australian Universi ties. Vith 'a circulation of over' 21,000, the supplement can sway public opinion to some. ex- tent, and provide expression of common interests among students. Finance has been, made available by N.U.A.U.S. and, in add ition, constituent bodies are asked for a 4d a head contribution to cover initial expenses. It is hoped that advertising revenue will supplement the supplement. Unless your copy of w'oroni has been tampered with, you should find the first supplement attac hed to this issue.
OF General and Particular Interest [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 1 April 1958
/f^Ti^ General .. and T? ;;i ' r'r *Y 'will someone please tell me what it is about Harellan that makes certain inhabitants appear quite intoxicated? While peacefully walking along the corridor, I have twice' noticed an apparently inebriated- female (starry eyes, brilliant red cheeks., sta,ggepino' gait ) who had to bo assisted to her room by a friend. 11 you wish, to identity 'her, then the iact that- she was returning from a .room near the office mi^ht hel.o you, When I say'she j?as quite inebriated s I dof not mean by alcohol, I think it was more likely that she had had an overdose of gazing- (?) at 'Venus. (JD07 I d.e.tect a. crimson, blush?) _, Are all Narellanites always in this condition? - '. ..????' Now a few words about the Revue, I finally managed to see it and enjoyed every, moment , Congratulations to the cast and those who 'had the unenviable task of producing it. You -all :did- a very gooci jobo ' ? . - - ? : . ' 'TRE,iCIEBEAK. ' ? -; ' The C.U.C. Men^s Hockey Club mu...
LETTERS [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 14 April 1958
TT ) ^ u]^ UW] T^3 Td) (3 La l^n 11 il i£n M © . Sir, . . ' ;? , / ;; ;; v : , -: ? - I think.it may be desirable to -clarify the -position as to the votin0 on the motion of deletion at the. recent Special General Meet in^ ? ^uitg: obviously rfrom the SRC President *s reply -to .:the allegations and from the ensuing discussion ? the re was- no coherent case for him to answer, there bein^ obly.ebwo or perhaps three charges of substance against him, two of which were disposed of, and the other , concerning ^rometneus xs more to he laid at the door of the actual students them selves than -at thset of the Presidents ^hoso: who voted in favour of the motion of deletion did so beaaude they 'considered that enough had been said on the subject, and that the motion of no- confidence should be thrown out forthwith 5 those who voted -against the f ormer-mentioned motion did so because they believed that if the discussions-1 ;were con tinued there .would ensue am actual as wellas a moral exculp...
MOTIONS [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 14 April 1958
[?] Do you want to move a motion at the. 'Annual Gene-ral Meeting on Tuesday 6th May, at 8 pom,, in the Common.. Boom? Then remember s no tice of motion must 'be oiven in writing beforehand to. the S»R.C, 3 clays before the meeting - this is to eiive Joan Thomson time- to have them tyx^ed out and duplicated*. Even if you don't want to move a motion* you should still come. alon^. A«G.M;Js at the CdJ^C. are always liv ely - last year's meeting attracted 70 people. If the Special Meet 'in^ is any ^uide, a highly entertaining evening seems assured c 'We print the official letter sent by the S^RtC-to the Registrar . f protesting about the Commencement Ball « ' r Sir, ; V/e wish to protest against your action in setting an arbitrary closing time for the 1958 Commencement Ball. r Although 2,00 a»ma may on occasion be a' reasonable time for endin^ such a function, it is unwise to decide such' a time in advance, ' as only during the course- q£ the Ball is it possible to decide wheth- I . er ...
NOW [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 14 April 1958
3M©W cLbV V^y u \J o o o (3)« The original no-confidence motion' was not' put because . ? the chairman accepted a motion by Robin Miller, that the no con -? ' fidence ??motion be expunged. Robin was completely out'' of ord er ±n? moving this motion, whi'ph should not have been ..accepted. The conduct of the chairman :in '.-accept ing' the motion was deplorable * The only procedure available for expunging a motion is that explained to the meeting by lawyer Jack Knight 9 viz. .: ?. ;. ? (a)».. . It must be moved and seconded that the motion (in this case the no confidence motion) be put. If the. r meeting agrees., then ? ?? ? (b). The actual motion (the no confidence one) must be put. :' ; ; ' ? .ivTien'it has been defeated . . ? (c). It must be moved and seconded that' all reference to ... the motion be expunged from the records. Since this ..procedure' was hot followed, the strong dissent against this unorthodox motion: was- completely, justified. Perhaps the mis takes by the.: chai...
FURTHERMORE [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 14 April 1958
c ^ TT IT To) ^ TUT t'?3 To) TkViT^r^-T5) T^1 (2), 'Where dissent; has been moved and seconded, the Chairman must vacate the chair. HE CAMOT RBI SIB/tE1 THE CHAIR until after the dissent motion, against... him .has been. decided. For example 9 at a General meeting of the Guild of Undergraduates inPerth 194-9, 8 successive dissents' were mo'ved and the 8 chairmen stood aside until their particular ..dissent, had been decided. The latest dissent is. of course dealt with first and .the chairmen successively resumed'' ' : the chair; after their .rulings had been upheld by the meeting* 1 ' i .?;'?? When Jack Knight No. 2 and Mori Tan'aldi : moved dissent from a ruling by John Carroll , the chair was taken by Chris. Mas to man who apparently erred in handling the dissent'. proceedings!, at any rate, a dissent against' ''his- 'ruling -was moved by'Fiori ' Rinaldi and Jack Kni ght. When Chris, vacated the c'hair? John 'Carroll made an. attempt to take the chair although at the time he was b...
POSITIONS [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 14 April 1958
[?] 1 The vacant positions are 5 - : ? , . ??J: ;(l .):v. : 'BHESIDBInFT of the Students *.. Association* , , ; .... .... li;(2)'* * TWO representatives of the Law Faculty. : .. ?. . ./ (3). /THREE representatives of the Arts faculty * ; (4)t THKEE representatives of the Commerce faculty. . . '(5) .V ONE representative of Public Administration Dijoloma; Students 3 (6). TH.REE representatives of the lTon-Eacul.ty faculty (which .in ??-eludes single-subject., members of the Students* Association).
ELECTIONS [Newspaper Article] — Woroni — 14 April 1958
lea JLfl lea VU 11 1 vU^IxlL S) -Elections are here again. Itis'time to replace the much rev iled S.R.C. and President with' .be tte.r representatives :- if you can. 'Nominatiops , which must be in v;riting and signed by:.a nominator and one se;.c0'nder and showing* nominees acceptance, must be lodged with ? Uoan .Thopason by 6 p.m. Tuesday 22nd April.' Ballot 'paxDers ? for con ?tested positions will be .seat out to students by Saturday 26th of Aprils they miis/tf be- returned by 3r^ May.1 The -results,- will be declar ed at the Annual' General Me e,t ing on '''Tuesday ± 6th May..:;.In,:the past elections have been fev/5 usually it has been- a 'struggle. . 'to secure sufficient persons to fill the council, and the President and- the S.R.C* were unopposed last year. More' details on next page*