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Salient. An Organ of Student Opinion at Victoria College, Wellington N.Z. V.U.C. Students' Association Annual Elections, 1952

Colin James Gordon

Colin James Gordon

Born Burwood. South Australia, 18/10/1928. Conceived, Rio de Janlero, New Year's Day. 1928, Recent history: Five years' full-time at Victoria—seven seasons at Freezing Works (Assistant Delegate for the 1951-1952 seasons)—fought Red domination of local union during 1950. B.Sc. conferred 1951. Fired from position at match factory for smoking, 1949. Present Scholastic Efforts: Science German for the fourth year In succession, and Thesis for M.Sc. In Physics (and an extramural thesis on the Drinking Habits of the New, Zealand Male). Club Activities: Harrier for six years (see "Sports Post"), semi-official Rugby Club "Bank-Bellower." Secretary Maths and Physics Society; and interest in Extrav. tending to Obsession Procession Controller. 1952 (see police records). Promises;, First function on assuming office will be to return forms from the tennis court to Gym. Complete accessibility at all times—from eight to five in the Physics Dept. from live to six [gap — reason: damage] our Willis Street office. To be un-[unclear: [gap — reason: damage]assed] by politics or religion. Be[unclear: liefs]. That the Executive should con[unclear: [gap — reason: damage]st] of experienced administrators [unclear: usually] part-time Law and Com[unclear: merce] students) and sensible ideal[unclear: ists] (almost always full-time Science [unclear: students]), with small proportion of [unclear: intuitive] guessers (women Arts stud[unclear: ents]). That the attitude of the Executive should be that of a body of students and not a staid, purely administrative council.