SMAD. An Organ of Student Opinion. 1933. Volume 4. Number 5.
"The question of wearing gowns at lectures which was brought forward at the Annual Meeting of the Students' Asociation is a comparatively new one at Victoria College. The meeting, before which it was brought for the first time in concrete form, decided adversely against the proposal, but we think the verdict would have been different if the idea had not been so unfamiliar to students."—Extract from a leader in "Spike" June 1907.