Salient. An Organ of Student Opinion at Victoria College, Wellington, N.Z. Vol. 17, No. 15. July 29, 1953
Coming to the part played by the undergraduate, he asked. "What is his influence?" Although it was no doubt intended as a rhetorical question, it drew varied answers from the audience. The Capping day incidents were brought to the notice of the audience, and the speaker remarked that they (the students) were fined £11 for painting the road . . . ("Ooo they were Not!" Upon the chairman's ruling that ". . . it is Customary in this Society for speakers to confine themselves to the truth . . ."he withdrew the statement.
Anne Olsen pointed out that the University had produced adult education, the School of Social Science (which does wonders with juvenile delinquency), scientists. Extrav. and Procesh (the latter with its spontaneity its birth of new ideals as it were) the students letting off steam and high spirits ("taking in high spirits would be more correct"). University students and graduates get a high percentage of "Blue Domino's" column in the "Sports Post," showing that they must have a good influence on the social life of the community. [unclear: She] also pointed [unclear: out] that the element or discent which occasionally came to the fore was extremely beneficial to the student who was after a broad mind, mentioning the Socialist Club as an example.