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Array  THE UNIVERSITY OF
BRITISH   COLUMBIA
VANCOUVER, B. C.
STUDENT
HANDBOOK
1935 - 1936
EDITOR:
MADGE   NEILL
Arts '37
STUDENT PUBLICATIONS
BOARD IDENTIFICATION
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Class UNIVERSITY OF B.  C.
STUDENTS'   HANDBOOK
INDEX
Editor's Note
This year, in the hope of
making the Handbook of
greater use to the Freshman
class, several changes have
been made. The newly-adopted
eligibility rules have been included, club write-ups have
been changed in order to make
them more helpful, and a page
of Hints to the Frosh has been
added.
MADGE NEILL
Editor
Fage
Agriculture  Club     114
Art   Club     110
Athletics    77
Awards, Men's   78
Awards,  Women's     101
Badminton      91
Basketball,   Men's     SS
Basketball,   Women's      102
Big:  Block  Club,   Men's     86
Big Block Club, Women's    101
Biological Discussion Club    110
Book Exchange Regulations   20
Boxing   Club      92
Canadian Rugby    8<i
Chemistry Society    113
Christian Union,  Varsity    108
Classics   Club     114
Code      Sfi
Constitution     2?
C. O.  T.  C  112
Council,  Students'     57
Curator       . G1
Eligibility Rules     Si
English    Rugby      87
Engineering Society,  University   11-0
Fencing    89
Forest     113
Fraternities      118
French   Clubs      106
Freshman   Information   Bureau     14
General   Information      18
German  Club     107
Golf    90
Grass  Hockey,   Men's     89
Grass  Hockey,  Women's     102
Guide  Club     ms
Gym  Club,  Men's     yi
Gym Club,  Women's     102
Health Service and  First Aid    25
Hints  to  the  Frosh     117
Historical   Sketch     n
Historical   Society      itil UNIVERSITY OF B. C.
INDEX CONTINUED
Page
Ice   Hockey     89
Injuries.   Liability  for     28
Inter-Ciass Sports         92 and 103
International   Relations   Club     104
Japanese Club  Ill
Letters   Club      104
Library     23
Literary  Forum     112
L.   S.  E  104
Managerial System    93
Mathematics Club    115
Men's   Athletic   Association     84
Musical  Society     105
Newman   Club      115
Organization  of Student  Body     56
Outdoors Club     90
Parliamentary  Forum     Ill
Phrateres     116
Physics   Club      Ill
Philosophical   Society     108
Players   Club      106
Points of Interest  65
President's   Message      9
Publications   Board     58
Records.   Track and  Field     99
Requisition   System     61
Rowing     91
Social   Events     121
Songs      123
Soocer     i 88
Statute of Prohibition    16
Student  Christian  Movement     109
Student   League      116
Swimming  88
Tennis  Club     91
Track Club     88
Undergraduate   Societies     62
Undergraduate Exchange System  .. 60
Valedictory   Gifts     64
Women's   Athletic   Association     101
Women's   Undergraduate   Society   .. 63
Yells     127
STUDENTS' HANDBOOK
Foreword
In publishing the present Handbook,
the students of The University of
British Columbia continue a tradition
of mutual helpfulness: its pages contain information definitely compiled
by students for other students' needs.
It assists undergraduates to make that
personal adjustment to environment
which must take place not only at the
beginning of their Freshman year, but
to some extent also in each subsequent year of their course.
But it is more than a mere directory from which each individual must
select a little information from a mass
of uninteresting data. It exists to remind the student of the great variety
of activities that are included in college life, of the diversity that forms
a unity. The very word "university",
originally meaning "totality" or "wholeness", implicitly protests against the
narrow specialist and against the fanatic, either re-actionary or revolutionary.
It is my earnest hope that every
reader of the Handbook may see in it
the embodiment of a high ideal: the
harmony between unity and diversity,
between the enthusiasm which is the
essence of life and the mutual understanding which is the essence of civilization.
L. S Klinck, President UNIVERSITY OF B. C.
BERNARD BRYNELSEN
President, Alma Mater Society
STUDENTS' HANDBOOK
A. M. S. President's Message
Klahow-yah Class of '39! The Alma
Mater Society extends to you the welcome of the student body and of the
Students'   Council.
As students of the University you
are entering a routine different from
that to which you have been accustomed in High School. You should adjust yourself to the change as quickly
as possible.
You are offered here every opportunity for a liberal education but what
you derive from these opportunities
depends upon the effort you are willing to make. No one will force you
to work. Your success depends upon
yourself.
The Student's Handbook has been
issued to give the necessary information on all activities on the campus
which are under the control of the
Alma Mater Society. A certain number of non-academic activities are
necessary to obtain the greatest benefit from college. For this reason you
should thoroughly acquaint yourself
with the Handbook so that you can
select the clubs and societies which
you would like to join. UNIVERSITY OF B. C.
Although the University of British
Columbia is young in years her students have already established traditions ajid made achievements of
which we are justly proud. It is up to
you Class of '39 to carry on these traditions and live up to the standards
set by your predecessors.
BERNARD BRYNELSEN
STUDENTS' HANDBOOK
Historical Sketch
In 1890 the Provincial Legislature
passed an Act establishing a body
politic and corporate named "The University of British Columbia". No
material progress was made, however,
until 1894, when an Act was passed
which permitted the affiliation of
high schools in the Province with
recognized  Canadian  Universities.
In 1899 Vancouver High School was
affiliated with McGill University in
order to provide first year work in
Arts, and took the name of Vancouver
College. First year work in Arts was
offered by Victoria High School when
it became Victoria College by affiliating with McGill University in 1902.
In the same year Vancouver College
undertook the second year in Arts.
In 1906 an Act was passed incorporating the Royal Institution for the
Advancement of Learning of British
Columbia, which in the same year
established at Vancouver the McGill
University College of Vancouver and
Victoria College which was part of it
ceased to exist.
Definite steps to establish the University were taken by Dr. H. E.
Young, Minister of Education, in 1907.
when he introduced a "University En- UNIVERSITY OF B. C.
dowment Act". This Act was followed in 1908 by an Act establishing and
incorporating the University of British Columbia and repealing the old
Act of 1890-91. This Act with its
subsequent admendments, determines
the present constitution of the University.
A site commission, appointed in
1910, recommended the vicinity of
Vancouver and in the following year
the Point Grey site was granted to
the University. The grant now consists of 548 acres at the extremity of
Point Grey. The waters of the Gulf
of Georgia form more than half the
boundary of the University campus.
A tract of some 3,000 acres of Government land immediately adjoining the
site and lying between it and the City
of Vancouver has been set aside by
the Government in order that University revenue may be provided by
sale or lease.
The first Convocation, held on August 1st, 1912, chose Mr. F. L. Carter-
Cotton as first chancellor of the University:' In March, 1913, the Lieuten-
ant~Governor-in-Council appointed as
President of the University, F. F.
Wesbrook, M.A., M.D., CM., LLD. On
April 4th, 1918, Dr. R. E. McKechnie,
the  present  chancellor,  was  elected.
On the death of President Wesbrook,
STUDENTS' HANDBOOK 13
October 20th, 1918, L. S. Klinck, Dean
of the Faculty of Agriculture, was appointed Acting President, and on June
1st, 1919, President.
From its opening in 1915 till the
summer of 1925, the University carried on its work in temporary quarters on part of the site of the General
Hospital in Fairview.
Construction work was commenced
on the Science Building at the Point
Grey site in 1914, but was interrupted
because of war conditions. Work on
this building was resumed in 1923,
shortly after the great Student Campaign. The Science Building and the
Library, as well as nine other buildings, were completed and ready for
occupancy in the fall of 1925.
The inauguration of the new buildings was held on October 15th and
16th, 1925, on which occasion honorary degrees were granted by the University for the first time.
In 1931, due to the efforts of the
students, largely, in their "stadium
Campaign", an excellent playing field
was constructed on the campus and
it is hoped that suitable seating accommodation will be provided in the
near future. UNIVERSITY OF B. C.
Freshman Information
Bureau
In co-operation with Dean Buchanan and the faculty, the Students'
Council have formed this year a
Freshman Information Bureau.
The primary purpose of this bureau
is to advise incoming Freshmen on
proposed courses and extra-curricular
activities. Its suggestions are not
necessarily final to the Freshman but
merely advisory.
The duties of this Bureau will commence on September 20th, one week
before the opening of the University,
and will continue until September
30th, three days after the opening
The personnel of this Bureau consists of eight members of the Alma
Mater Society, preferably Seniors.
The Junior Member, the President of
the W.U.S., the President of Men's
Athletics, the President of the A.M.
U.S., the President of the Sc.M.U.S.,
and the President of the Ag.M.U.S.,
all have permanent representation on
the Bureau. The other two members
are to be appointed by Council before
the opening of the Bureau.
The office of the Bureau will be in
the  Administration  Building.    Fresh-
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men are requested to apply to the
Bureau for advice during the specified
time, although certain members will
be on call for a week following the
opening of the University.
The W. U. S. will also have an information bureau, composed of the executive and committees, in the lower
hall of the Arts Bldg. from the 25th
to the 28th.
FRESHMAN INITIATION
Freshman   will   get   their   insignia
at Room 303, Auditorium Bldg. UNIVERSITY OF B.  C.
STATUTE   OF   PROHIBITION
April 10th, 1935
The Senate of The University of
British Columbia, under the powers
conferred by the British Columbia
University Act and amending Acts,
enacts as follows:—
WHEREAS students of one
year's standing in the University
have been wont heretofore to initiate new students by the practice
commonly called "hazing", at times
injurious, and students generally
have indulged in inter - faculty
clashes and other activities which
had a tendency to cause injury
to property and persons:
AND WHEREAS it is desirable
to prohibit all such practices and
to preserve order and good government within the authority of the
University and the precincts of
the  Campus;
BE IT THEREFORE RESOLVED
AND ENACTED as follows:—
1. All forms of initiation or clash of
students which in any way are or
tend to become injurious to any
person or property, committed by
any student anywhere or by any
person upon property under the
control of the University, are
hereby absolutely prohibited.
STUDENTS' HANDBOOK
17
3.
Every student of the University
and every person under the control in any way of the University
is absolutely forbidden to at any
time commit any act, neglect or
default which may cause or tend
to cause injury to any person or
property anywhere.
Every person within the confines
of property under the control of
the University shall obey the rules
and regulations of the Governing
Authorities and shall not commit
any act, neglect or default which
may cause or tend to cause injury to any person or property. UNIVERSITY OF B.  C.
General Information
LOST AND FOUND—The Students'
Council Room, 303 Auditorium, is the
official Lost and Found Bureau.
NOTICE BOARDS—Notice boards
are placed in every University building and in the space between the Arts
and Auditorium Buildings. Students
are at liberty to use them; care must
be taken, however, to see that the
notices are neat. The official Student Council Notice board is on the
South stairway in the Auditorium
Building.
UBYSSEY—The "Ubyssey", published on Tuesdays and Fridays, is
distributed in the halls of the Arts
and Auditorium Bldgs.
TELEPHONES—Pay phones are installed in all the University buildings.
Toll is 5 cents to the city exchange.
SCHOLARSHIPS — Information re
Scholarships, Medals, and Prizes will
be found in the calendar. Further
information may be obtained from the
Registrar.
MAIL—Mail is received twice daily
on the campus. The letter-rack for
clubs and societies is at the head of
the south stairway in the Auditorium
STUDENTS' HANDBOOK
19
Building. General Student Letter-
racks are situated in the lower hall
of the Arts Building. The official address is "The University of British
Columbia, West Point Grey, B. C".
UNIVERSITY EMPLOYMENT
BUREAU—fThe objects of the Employment Bureau are to provide students with summer employment, to
provide part-time work for students
during the Winter Session, and to
help students to obtain positions after
graduation. This service is for employers seeking help and for students
desiring employment Those who
know of positions vacant are requested to notify the Bureau. All correspondence should be addressed to
"Employment Bureau, Registrar's
Office".
THE BOOK STORE—The Book
Store, which occupies a room in the
Auditorium Building, is prepared to
supply all the text books required for
the various courses offered In the
University, also such articles as notebooks, loose-leaf sheets, fountain pens,
drawing paper and instruments. During the Winter Session the Book Store
is open Monday to Friday, from 9 to
5 o'clock, and Saturday from 9 to 1. 20
UNIVERSITY OF B.  C.
REGULATIONS
of the
BOOK EXCHANGE
Books are only accepted for resale
on the following terms and on the understanding that the depositing of
books by the student constitutes an
acceptance by him of those terms:
1. The Book Exchange will be open
for a period of three weeks at the beginning of each term for receiving
books. Dates to appear on notice
board and in the Ubyssey.
2. A Receipt will be given for all
books received, but no guarantee is
made that all books can be disposed
of.
Care should be taken that this receipt is not lost.
3. The Receipt Number will be
placed in the front page of each book
and the students' name listed alphabetically in Index book provided—Receipt Number to be shown against this
name.
4. At the end of advertised three
weeks, Cash Vouchers will be made
out for all books sold to date showing
amount received for each book. A deduction of ten per cent, within the
nearest five cents will be made for
the   service   of   the   Book   Exchange.
STUDENTS' HANDBOOK
21
Students may obtain these cash vouchees from the Book Exchange on presentation of the receipt, on a day to be
specified by notices on notice boards
and in the Ubyssey.
5. Cash Vouchers will be cashed on
presentation at the General Office of
the Alma Mater Society. Care should
be taken that these Cash Vouchers
are not lost as duplicates cannot be
obtained.
6. Books not sold during the fall
term can be left with the Book Exchange for sale during the spring
term.
7. The Book Exchange will close
for the year on May fifteenth. All
books not sold must be reclaimed by
that date, also all cash vouchers must
have been cashed by then, it being
fully understood by the depositor at
the time of depositing, that all books
and money unclaimed by May fifteenth
shall become the property of the Alma
Mater Society.
DO NOT LOSE RECEIPT OR CASH
VOUCHER.
THE BOOK EXCHANGE—The purpose of this bureau is to effect the exchange of second-hand books between
students registered at the University UNIVERSITY OF B. C
in a manner more convenient and
certain than the haphazard method
of individual lists and notices. It
operates under the supervision of
Students' Council, and is directed by
a manager appointed by Council. The
office of the exchange is located in
the basement of the Arts Building, in
the old "Totem" office. As the exchange was instituted for the benefit
of the students, they are urged to
make full use of it; those with secondhand books for sale to place them in
the hands of the officers of the Exchange, and those seeking books to
enquire here. Watch the "Ubyssey"
for announcements.
APPLICATIONS
Applications for the positions of
manager and assistant manager of
the Book Exchange will be received by
the secretary of the Student's Council.
These positions will be given to those
for whom the remuneration will be
of the greatest value.
STUDENTS' HANDBOOK
23
Library
HOURS
Monday to Thursday, 8:45 a.m. to
9:30 p.m.
Friday, 8:45 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, 8:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
CIRCULATION  DEPARTMENT—
General Circulation Desk:
Location:     North  end  of  centre
desk.
All books taken from the Library
must be charged here.
Time limit:  One week.    May be
renewed if not in demand.
Fines: Five cents per overdue day.
Reserve Desk:
Location: South end of loan desk.
Books taken from this desk must
not   leave   the   building   before
closing time.
Time limit:  Two hours.   May be
renewed if not in demand.
Fines:  Twenty cents an hour.
Overnight priviliges: 9:00 p.m. to
8:45  a.m.,  and  books  must  be
renewed before being taken out.
REFERENCE   DEPARTMENT—
General information and assistance
regarding essay topics, reading lists,
etc 24
UNIVERSITY OF B.  C
BOOKS   WHICH   DO   NOT    CIRCULATE—
Reference.
Periodicals  (bound  and  unbound).
Government documents.
Society publications.
Rare books.
CATALOGUES—
General Catalogue:
Location:    North-east   room,   off
Concourse.
Here are listed all the books in
the   Library,   by  author,  title,
and subject.
Reserve Catalogue:
Location: Facing the loan desk.
Arranged by (a) course;
(b) author.
International Relations Club books
are listed here separately.
Call Slips:
Two kinds—general and reserve.
Call  Slips MUST be written for
all   books   requested   at   either
end of the loan desk.
STACKS—
Stacks  are  closed   to  the  general
student body.  Special concessions are
made to graduates, honor students and
senior pass students.
DISCIPLINE—
Lack   of   consideration  for  others
will be summarily dealt with.
STUDENTS' HANDBOOK
UNIVERSITY    HEALTH    SERVICE
(And First Aid Department)
Exists for the prevention of com-
cunicable diseases, to render first aid
in case of accident or sudden sickness,
and for the general well-being of the
student body, who are at liberty to
seek advice about health matters. The
University Health Service Office is
located at 306 Auditorium Building.
Students can help the service materially by observing the following:
Rules governing University Medical Examination: Students who have
not been examined by the University
Medical Examiner within the last five
years will report, immediately on entrance, to the University Health Service and secure an appointment for
examination, which must be kept on
the date and at the hour assigned.
Students who do not conform to the
ahove regulations will be reported to
the University Health Committee.
1.   Discovery of Infectious persons
(a) All cases Of illness developing
on the campus in students,
employees, staff, etc. are to report for inspection at the University Health Service for decision as to possible infectiveness   (not   for   diagnosis). UNIVERSITY OF B.  C.
(b) All cases of illness in the same
group developing off the campus (during the academic
year) are to send word immediately, preferably by phone,
to the University Health Service; and to report for Inspection, before re-admission to the
University, at the University
Health   Service.
2, Disposal of Infectious persons.
(a) All persons reasonably suspected of infectiveness are to be
excluded from contact with
others until shown to be non-
infective; hence infectives of
Class 1(a) are to be sent home
at once by the University
Health Service for further report, diagnosis by attending
physician, and isolation for the
proper period of infectiveness;
infectives of both Classes 1(a),
Kb) are to return to the University not earlier than the actual termination of such infectiveness.
3.   Disposal  of contacts  (I.e. persons
exposed to infectives)
(a) All University contacts of infectives are to report to the
University Health Service for
determination of susceptibility
to  the   particular  infection   in
STUDENTS' HANDBOOK
27
question. When insusceptibility
is not established, contacts are
to be excluded from the University during the period (potentially infective period) in which
said contacts may become Infections as the result of developing the infection concerned.
(b) In lieu of 3(a), and in order
to minimize loss of claas attendance, susceptible contacts
may arrange for inspection by
the University Health Service
before admission to the University dally during said period of
potential infectiveness.
(c) Susceptible contacts, with the
approval of the University
Health Service, may arrange
for similar daily inspection by
their own physician or properly qualified Public Health
Nurse; but proper certificates
must be furnished to the University Health Service by said
inspector.
(Circumstances rarely permit 3(c)
on a convenient or satisfactory basis
—hence  3(b)   is usually practiced).
4. Vaccination against smallpox will
be performed free of charge, for students who cannot otherwise secure It.
All students are advised to be vaccinated. UNIVERSITY OE B. C
5. Athletic students sustaining injuries: A signed statement from the University Health Service is necessary
before such athletic students may obtain medical attention under the Students' Council regulations concerning
financial assistance, which latter is
not available to any other than athletes.
Liability for Athletic
Injuries
The University Authorities, the Alma Mater Society, or any subsidiary
club or organization do not assume
any responsibility for the payment of
damages, doctor's bills, or hospital expenses resulting from injuries to players or participants in athletics. Any
compensation shall be deemed to be
a voluntary contribution at sole discretion of Students' Council.
All applicants for this voluntary
contribution must fill out an Accident
Report Form immediately, in order to
receive a hearing of their request.
These forms may be obtained from
the University Health Service Department, Aud. 306, the office of the Business Secretary, Aud. 303, or from doctors selected by Council. Further,
the applicants must be attended by
those doctors selected by Council.
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29
CONSTITUTION
OF   THE
ALMA   MATER   SOCIETY
OF   THE
UNIVERSITY  OF   BRITISH   COLUMBIA
1 The name of the Society is the
"Alma Mater Society of the University
of  British  Columbia."   .
2.   The objects of the Society are:
(a) To promote, direct and control
all student activities within the University of British Columbia as represented
in the following associations and societies and their subsidiary organizations:
i.   The Undergraduate Societies,
ii. The Literary and Scientific Executive
iii. The Athletic Associations,
iv. The   Students'   Publications   Board.
(b) To advance the cause of higher learning in the Province of British
Columbia.
(c) To promote unity and good
will   amongst   its   members;
(d)) To acquire by gift, bequest,
lease, exchange or purchase any lands,
buildings or hereditaments, whether freehold or leasehold, for the use of the Society;
(e) To erect on such lands any
buildings or improvements necessary for
the proper use and occupation of the
same by the Society;
(f) To take or otherwise acquire
and hold shares or stock debentures, debenture stock, bonds, obligations and securities issued by any benevolent or
charitable Society or Company within
the Province of British Columbia or elsewhere; 30
UNIVERSITY OF B. C.
(g) Subject to the provisions contained in Clause 10 of the Societies Act to
borrow, raise and secure the payment of
money in such manner as the Society
sees fit, and in particular by the issue
of debentures;
3. The operations of the Society are
to be chiefly carried on at the University of British Columbia, University Section, Point Grey, Province of British
Columbia.
BY-LAWS
By-Law No. 1
The Alma Mater Society of the University of British Columbia (hereinafter
referred to as "the Society") shall be
composed of active members and honorary members.
1. "Active   Members"   shall  comprise:
(i)   all    registered    undergraduate
students   of   the   University  of
British Columbia;
(ii) all  students  of  affiliated  colleges;
(Hi) all  graduates  and  partial students;
who have paid the fees of the Society for
the current University Session.  An undergraduate  student  shall  mean  a  student who has not received a degree from
this   University,    taking   a    regular   full
course in any faculty, or taking a course
partly   in   one   year   and   partly   in   another year in any faculty or faculties and
a   graduate   student   doing   work   for   a
double degree.
2. "Honorary Members" shall comprise ail graduates of the University,
members of the Faculty, and others upon
whom honorary membership may, from
time to time, be conferred.
By-Law No. 2
The Society shall hold two regular general  meetings   each  year,   one  of  which
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31
shall be heid within the first fifteen
days of the fall term, and shall be known
as the "Semi-annual Meeting", and the
other during the last week in March in
each year, which shall be known as the
••Annual   Meeting".
1. At the said Semi-annuai Meeting
the Treasurer shail present a financial
statement for the preceding year ending
June 30th, duly certified by the auditors,
and the Secretary shall outline the policy of the Society for the coming year. At
the Semi-annual Meeting any business
arising out of the activities of the Society may be discussed.   ...
2. At the Annual Meeting the Treasurer shall make a financial report of
cash receipts and disbursements to the
15th day of March of the Calendar year
in which the meeting is heid; the auditors shail be appointed; and the Secretary shall make a report upon the activities for the year.
3. Special General Meetings of the Society may be convened at any time by
the President upon resolution of the Students' Council, or upon a request in
writing, duly signed by one hundred active members of the Society in good
standing. No business shall be transacted at any Special Meeting except that
for which the meeting has been convened.
4. Active members only shall be entitled to vote at meetings of the Society
and each active member in good standing shall be entitled to one vote only.
Honorary members may take part In
discussions, but shall not be entitled to
vote. Voting by proxy at any meeting of
the Society shall not be allowed.
5. Thirty-three and one-third per cent
of the active members for the current
session,  present  in  person,  shail  const!- 32
UNIVERSITY OF B. C.
tute a quorum at any meeting of the
Society.
6. No notice of the semi-annual or
annual meetings shall require to be given.
Not less than 24 hours notice of a special
general meeting, specifying the place, the
day, and the hour of the meeting and the
general nature of the business to be
transacted at the meeting, shall be given by posting the same upon the students' notice board at the University of
British Columbia, and such notice shall
be signed by the secretary, provided always that the Students' Council may by
resolution provide, from time to time,
such other manner of giving notice as it
may deem  good  and  sufficient.
By-Law No. 3
1. The name of the Executive of the
Society shail be "Students' Council", and
the members of the Students' Council,
for the time being, shall be the Directors
of the Society.
2. The members of the Students'
Council shall be elected annually in the
manner provided in the regulations of
the Society.
3. The duties and powers of the members of the Students' Council shall be as
provided in the regulations of the Society.
4. The officers of the Society shall be:
(a) Honorary President,
(b) Honorary   Vice-President,
(c) President,
(d) Vice-President,
(e) Secretary,
(f) Treasurer,
together with such other officers as the
Society in General Meeting may by resolution determine. The duties of the active officers shall be as follows:
i. The President shall preside at all
meetings of the Society and of the
Students'   Council.   He   shall   be
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an ex-officio member of all committees of the Society and the
Student's Council, and shall carry
out all such other duties as usually fall to the office of a president of a society;
11. The Vice-President shall assume
and carry out the duties of the
President during his absence;
iii. The Secretary shall prepare and
keep minutes of the meetings of
the Society and of Students'
Council, and shall be responsible
for conducting all correspondence
of the Students' Council and the
Society, and shall have such further duties as may, from time to
time, be prescribed by the regulations of the Society or by resolution of the Students' Council;
iv. The Treasurer shall take charge
of and be responsible for the
funds of the Society, and shall
carry out all such other duties
as usually fall to the office of
treasurer, or as may be prescribed, from time to time, by
the regulations of the Society
or by resolution of the Students'
Council.
By-Law No. 4
Subject to the provisions contained in
Clause 10 of the Societies Act, the Students' Council may, for the purpose of
carrying out the objects of the Society,
borrow, raise or secure the repayment of
such sum or sums of money in such manner and upon such terms and conditions
in all respects as the Students' Council
may by resolution prescribe, and in particular by the issue of bonds, perpetual
or redeemable debentures, or any mortgage, charge or other security on the
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ture,   including   all   fees   or   membership
dues now or hereafter due or payable.
By-Law No. 5
1. The auditors of the Society shall
be appointed by the Society at the Annual General Meeting and shall be paid
such remuneration as the Students' Council   shall   determine.
2. The auditors of the Society shall
have a right of access at all times to all
books and records cf the Society and all
subsidiary societies, and shall be entitled to require from any and all members or officers of the Society, or any
subsidiary society, and such information
and explanation as may be necessary for
the performance of the duties of the auditors.
3. The auditors Shall make an annual report for the preceding session ending
June thirtieth to the members of the
Society on the accounts examined by
"them and  the  report  shall  state:
(a) whether or not they have obtained ali the information and explanations they have required:
(b) whether in their opinion the
balance sheet referred to in the report
is properly drawn up so as to exhibit a
true and correct view of the Society's
affairs according to the best of their information and explanations given to them
•and as shown by the books of the Society.
By-Law No. 6
The seal of the Society shall not be affixed to any instrument except by the
authority of a resolution of the Students'
Councii or of the Society, and in the
presence of such officers of the Society
as may be prescribed in and by any such
resolution, or if no officers are prescribed
by the resolution, in the presence of the
President and the Secretary; and such of-
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ficera shall sign every instrument to
which the seal of the Society is so affixed in their presence. The seal of the Society shall be kept in the custody of the
Secretary or such other person, firm or
corporation as the Students' Council may
from time to time, appoint.
By-Law No. 7
1. The By-Laws of the Society may
be amended only In accordance with Section 22, sub-section 2, of the "Societies
Act" of the Province of British Columbia.
The amendments may be Initiated by the
Students' Council after an unanimous
vote or by any member of the Society,
provided that the proposed amendment
shail be submitted to the Secretary in
writing signed by not less than one hundred members of the Society entitled to
vote.
2. The manner in which an amendment or amendments to the Constitution takes place shall be as provided in
the regulations of the Society.
By-Law No. 8
Minutes of all meetings of the Society
and of the Students' Council shall be
prepared by the Secretary of the Society,
und of ail meetings of subsidiary organizations of the Society and their executives by the respective secretaries of
such organizations, and all such minutes
shall be kept at the offices of the Society,
Auditorium Building, University of British Columbia,  Point Grey.
By-Law No. 9
The books and records of the Society
may be inspected by members in good
standing at the offices of the Society.
University of British Columbia. Point
Grey, on any business day except Saturday, during the University term between
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By-Law No. 10
The Society shall have power to make
such regulations from time to time as it
may deem necessary or advisable concerning the activities of any of its subsidiary societies or any other student
society or organization, and to repeal,
vary, alter and amend the same from
time to time as it sees fit, in such manner as may be provided in any regulations made by the Society or by the Students'  Council  on  its behalf.
By-Law No. 11
The Society shall have power to enact
by  resolution  a code consisting of Articles  relative  to  the  conduct  of student
affairs,   or  any  branch  or  part   thereof,
and to alter, amend, vary, repeal or abrogate the same,  from time to time, as it
may see fit  in  such  manner as may be
provided   by   its   regulations   or  by   any
regulations  made  from  time  to time  by
resolution of the Students' Council.
(Amended   By-Laws   fyied   with   the
Registrar    of    Companies,     Victoria,
B.  C.  in accordance with the "Societies Act"  of British Columbia	
 October.    1933.)
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CODE
OF THE
ALMA   MATER   SOCIETY
OF THE
UNIVERSITY  OF   BRITISH  COLUMBIA
Article    I—Definitions
1. A "Freshman" shall be any student admitted to the first year in any
Faculty.
2. A "Sophomore" shall be any student admitted to the Second year in any
I-'aculty.
3 A "Junior" shall be any student
who has been admitted to the third year
in any Faculty.
4 A "Senior" shall be any student
admitted to the graduating year in any
Faculty.
5 "The Society" shall mean the Alma
Mater Society of the University of British Columbia.
Article   i I—-Officers
The  officers  of the  Society shall  be:
(a) The Honorary President
(b) The   Honorary  Vice-President
(c) The  President
(d) The Vice-President who shall be
the President of the Women'3 Undergraduate Society. In the event of the President of the Alma Mater Society being a
woman, the Vice-President shall be the
President of the Men's Undergraduate
Society.
(e) The Secretary
(f) The  Treasurer
Article III—Students' Councii
1. The name of the executive of the
Society shall be "the Students' Council",
and the members of the Students' Council
for the time being shall be directors of
the Society.
2. The members of the Students'
Council shall be:
(a) The Honorary President who
shall be the President of the Univercity
of British Columbia.
(b) The Honorary Vice-President,
who shall be elected annually at a Joint
meeting of the incoming and outgoing
Students' Council.
(c) The President, who shall be an
undergraduate of a graduating class of
any Facility and who has attended the
University of British Columbia for at
least two years. 38
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(d) The Secretary, who shall be an
undergraduate in any Faculty who has
acquired the standing of a Junior.
(e) The Treasurer, who shall be an
undergraduate who has acquired the
standing of a Junior and who is not in
the graduating year of any Faculty.
(f) The President of Literary and
Scientific Executive, who shall be an
undergraduate of any Faculty who has
acquired the standing of a Junior.
(g) The President of the Men's Athletic Association who shall be an undergraduate of any Faculty who has acquired the standing of a Junior.
(h) The President of the Men's Undergraduate Society, who shall be an undergraduate member of the graduating
year of any Faculty.
(1) The President of the Women's
Athletic Association, who shall be an undergraduate of any Faculty who has acquired the standing of a Junior.
(J) The President of the Women's
Undergraduate Society, who shall be an
undergraduate of the graduating year of
any   Faculty.
(k) The Junior Member, who shall
have acquired the standing of a Junior
and shall not be in the graduating year
of any Faculty.
3.   The duties of the members  of the
Students'   Council  shall  be:
(a) The Honorary President and the
Honorary Vice-President shall act In an
advisory capacity and shall be mediums
of good will between the Society and the
general   public:
(b) The President shall preside at
all meetings of the Society and of the
Students' Council. He shall be an ex-
officio member of all committees of the
Society and shall undertake all such other
duties as usually fall  to the office of a
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resident Of a Society:
p(c) The Secretary shall take the
minutes of all the meetings of the Students' Council and of the Society, and
chall conduct all correspondence of the
Students' Council and keep on file copies
of all letters written and received by the
Society or by the Secretary, which re-
tate to the affairs of the Society. The
Secretary shall read the annual reports
of the subsidiary organizations at the
annual meeting of the Society and shall
keep the minute books and secretarial
records  of  the  Society:
' (d) The Treasurer on assuming office shall at the expense of the Society
provide a fidelity bond in the sum of
$2 000.00 in a company selected by the
Students' Council. The Treasurer shall
take charge of and be responsible for
the funds of the Society. He shall immediately upon receipt of any funds deposit the same in a chartered bank selected by the Students' Council. The
Treasurer shali not disburse any funds
except in payment of bills certified by
the Students' Council, and then only by
cheque, signed by the Treasurer and
countersigned by the President of the
Society, or by the two signing officers
appointed by the Students' Council. The
Treasurer shall keep careful account of
and be responsible for all moneys received and disbursed by him, and shall
file all bills, receipts and vouchers. He
shall render a statement of the finances
of the Society to the Students' Council
each month, and at any other time on
the written request of the Council. The
Treasurer shall obtain a financial report
of eacb activity or function within
14 days of the date of such activity
or function, and shall present it to
the Students' Council. The Treasurer shall prepare the budget of the Society   from   the   estimates   of   the   pro- 40
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posed expenditures of the Undergraduate
Societies, and Literary and Scientific Executive, the Athletic Associations and the
Student Publications Board, and present
It in the fourth week of the fall term to
the Students' Council for adoption. The
Treasurer shall also do such other work
as is usually done by a Treasurer of a
society:
(e) The Junior Member shall be
acting President of the Freshman Class
during the fall term. He shall be responsible for the assignment of rooms and box
offices and shall be in charge of Homecoming activities and shall have such
other duties as are assigned to him by
the   Students'   Council:
(f) The President of the Literary
and Scientific Executive shall be responsible to the Students' Council for ail
student activities other than publications,
athletics and social functions or activities.
(g) The President of the Men's Athletic Association shall be responsible to
the Students' Councii for all men's athletic activities:
(h) The President of the Men's Undergraduate Society shall be responsible
for the men's initiation, discipline, and
all undergraduate social functions not
under the control of the Women's Undergraduate  Society:
(i) The President of the Women's
Athletic Association shall be responsible
to the Students' Council for all women's
athletic activities:
(J) The President of the Women's
Undergraduate Society shall be in charge
of all women's social activities, including
the women's initiation, and shall act as
Vice-President of the Society and shall
take over and perform all the duties of
the President during his absence from or
inability to attend at any meeting.
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4     The  Students'   Council   shall:
' (a)   Act as the Board of Directors of
the  Society:
(b) Be the only recognized medium
between the Society and (i.) the University authorities,  (ii.)  the general public:
(c) Have control of all affiliated
student activities, subject to the approval
of the Society and the Faculty Committee
on Student Affairs:
(d) Appoint two of its members to
sit with the President of the Society on
the Joint Committee on Student Affairs:
(e) Constitute itself a Court of Appeal from the decisions of the Discipline
Committee, and as such shall be empowered to ratify all the decisions of the
said  Committee:
(f) Meet regularly each week during the session and shall hold special
meetings as occasion may arise:
(g) Have power to engage and pay
such assistants as it may require or
deem necessary for the efficient carrying out of the work of the business office and of other activities of the Society:
(h) Within one week after the last
day of the spring term assume office at a
Joint meeting with the retiring Students'
Council:
(1) Have full control of all activities
under the Society, and any rule made by
it in connection with any such activity
shall be considered as final and binding,
provided always that any such rule may
be annulled by the Faculty Committee
on Student Affairs, or by resolution of
the Society.
5. The election of the members of the
Students' Council shall be conducted as
follows:
(a) The President shall be elected
tin the second Tuesday in March. All
other members shall be elected on the
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(b) Nominations for all officers shall
be in the hands of the Secretary of the
Society by 5.00 p.m. on the Wednesday
preceding election day;
(c) Nomination shall be signed by
not less than ten active members in good
standing, and shall be delivered to the
Secretary of the Society within the time
aforesaid, and shall forthwith be posted
by him on the Students' Council bulletin
board;
(d) No student shall sign the nomination list for more than one candidate
for each, office;
: (eV   Active members only shall have
the privilege of voting at these elections;
(f)   Voting   shall   be   by  ballot   and
the method shall be as follows:
If the number of candidates nominated
for any office exceeds one, then the
names of all candidates shail be placed
on the ballot paper in alphabetical order.
Each voter shall write the number 1 upon
the ballot opposite the name of the candidate for whom he desires to vote, and
if he so desires the number 2 opposite
the candidate of his second choice, the
number 3 opposite the candidate of his
third choice and progressively until all
the candidates whose names appear on
the list are allotted choices. Each candidate shall be credited with the number
of first choices marked opposite his
name. The candidate who receives more
than 50 per cent, of the total number of
first choices shall be declared elected.
If no candidate receives more than 50
per cent, of the total number of first
choices then the candidate with the
least number of first choices shall be
struck off the list and the second choices marked on his ballots shall be credited to the candidates for whom they are
cast. The candidates with the least number of first choices shall continue to be
struck off the list and the votes credited
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to their names shall then be distributed
among the remaining candidates on the
Ust in the manner aforesaid until
(a) A candidate receives more than
50 per cent, of the votes cast, or
(b) Until two candidates remain on
the list, in which case the one with the
larger number of votes shall be declared
elected.
■\Vhere by reason of choices of voters
and by distribution of votes as aforesaid
a tie results between two or more candidates then the Election Committee
shall determine in such manner as it
deems fit which of and in what order
such candidates shall be struck off the
list.
Where a candidate whose name has
been struck off the list as aforesaid is
the next choice on the ballot, then such
ballot shall be counted in favour of the
candidate next subsequent in choice to
the candidate whose name has been so
struck off.
(g) No student shall hold more than
one office on the Students' Council during any one session;
(h) After the ballots have been
counted, the returning officer shall place
them in a package, which package shall
be sealed in the presence of the scrutineers and preserved by the Returning
Officer until after the annual meeting of
the  Society:
(i) Polling booths shall be open
from 10.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. on election
day;
(j) All elections shall be in charge
of the Election Committee which committee shall be appointed by the Students' Council, and the elections shail be
conducted to comply with the aforesaid
sections, and such further regulations
as the said committee shall make, from
time to time, and which are not incon- '-UNIVERSITY OF  B. C.
sistent with the said aforesaid sections.
Article  IV—Funds
1. The funds of the Society shall consist of the following:
(a) The annual membership fee
which shall be payable not later than the
last day for payment of the fall term
University fees, and which shall be collected by the Bursar of the University
under the authority of the Board of Governors, and which fee shall be $10.00, or
such other sum as shall, from time to
time, be determined by the Society by
resolution passed in the manner required
by the "Societies Act" for the passing
of an Extraordinary resolution.
(b) Ail moneys received by student
organizations under the Society. Such
moneys shall be remitted by the treasurer of such organization forthwith after
receipt of same to the business office
of the Society.
2. Any application for a refund of
fees of the Society shall be made in
writing and delivered to the Secretary
of the Society on or before the Thirty-
first day of October of the current session.
3. The budget of the Society shall be
prepared by the Treasurer from the estimates of the proposed expenditures of
the Undergraduate Societies, the Literary and Scientific Executive, the Athletic Associations and the Student Publications, and presented in the fourth
week of the fall term to the Students'
Council   for  adoption.
4. The said estimates shall be in the
hands of the Treasurer before the third
week  of  the  fall  term.
5. Any student organization under the
Society may spend money for the purposes and up to the amount prescribed for
Its use in the said budget, but shall not
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onend moneys which art not prescribed
In the budget except by special permission in writing first had and obtained
from   the   Students'   Council.
6 All moneys raised by donations to
the Women's Union Building Fund and
proceeds of special functions of the Women's Undergraduate Society shali be
deposited in a trust fund for the permanent Women's Union Building, and shall
be administered by the Women's Undergraduate Society subject to the approval
of   the   Students'   Council.
Article   V—Reports
1. The annual report from the secretaries and finance managers of the Undergraduate Societies, the Literary and
Scientific Executives, the Publications'
Board, the Athletic Associations and
each of their subsidiary organizations
shall be in the hands of the Secretary
of the Society within ten days from the
date of the election of the President of
the said  organization.
2. A special report shali be submitted
at any time at the request of the Students'  Council.
Article VI—Faculty Committee
The Faculty Committee on Student
affains shall subject to Article III Section
4, Part (b), be the first medium between
the Student body and the University authorities. The Society or the Students'
Council shall at ali times be entitled to
cali upon the said committee to confirm
the activities of the Society by endorsing
from time to time its proposals and resolutions.
Article   VII—Joint   Committee
All   matters   concerning   which   a   conference is deemed advisable shall be referred to a Joint Committee on Student
Affairs which shall be composed of three 46
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representative of the Faculty and three
members of the Students' Council. Should
this Committee not endorse the proposals
of he Society it may amend or annul
them and its decision shall be considered
as the combined judgment of the Faculty
and students. A minority of two members of this Committee with the consent
of the Chairman of the Committee may
appeal to the Senate on any decisions
made by the Committee. The office of
Chairman of the Committee shall be held
by one of the Faculty members and he
shall in the event of a tie vote on any
question, be entitled to a casting vote.
Article   VIII—Social    Functions
1. A joint meeting of the executives
of the Men's Undergraduate Society, and
the Women's Undergraduate Society, the
Men's Athletic Association and the Women's Athletic Association shall arrange
a schedule of social functions and athletic activities under the jurisdiction of
the Society for the current year. This
schedule shall be presented to the Students' Council for ratification not later
than the end of the third week in the
fall  term.
2. Ail organizations under the Jurisdiction of the Society desiring to hold a
Social function shall first secure permission by resolution of the Students' Council
3. Attendance at University dances
shall be restricted to members of the
Society and guests.  Guests shail be:
(a) Honorary guests, who shail comprise such persons as the Alma Mater
Society  sees   fit   to  invite:
(b) Such guests as may be invited
by members of the Society, each member to be entitled to one guest. No couple
consisting of two persons neither of
whom are members of the Society shali
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he oermitted to attend, The admission to
dances shall be by ticket and invitation.
The arrangements for any social functions under the Jurisdiction of the Society
must be submitted for the approval of
the Students' Council at least two weeks
before the date of the function.
4 All functions under the jurisdiction
of the Society shail end at or before 1.00
a. m.
Article    IX—Gambling
Card playing, except at University
functions, and gambling in any form
such as coin tossing or dice throwing
for money or any monetary equivalent
whatsoever is prohibited within the precincts of the University.
Article X—Drinking
Drinking of intoxicating liquors on the
University campus or at any University
function is prohibited and no person shall
be permitted to appear on the University
campus or at any University function
showing any evidence of having consumed   intoxicating  liquor.
Article XI—Price of Tickets
A member of the Society who has purchased a ticket for any University function shail not sell such ticket to any
other person for a price higher than
that set for such ticket by the Committee in  charge of such a function.
Article   XII—Discipline
1.   A standing Committee of Discipline
shali be appointed annually by the Students'  Council and be responsible to it;
the members of the Committee shall be:
(a) The President of the Men's Undergraduate  Society.
(b) The President of the Arts Men's
Undergraduate  Society.
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Men's  Undergraduate  Society.
(d) The   President   of   the   Agricultural  Undergraduate Society.
(e) The  President  of  the Women's
Undergraduate   Society.
(f) The Vice-President of the Junior
Year.
(g) The  Vice-President  of  the  Sophomore  Year.
The President of the Men's Undergraduate Society shall be Chairman of this
Committee and in his absence from any
meeting, the members of the Committee
present shall choose one of their members   to   be   Chairman   of   such   meeting.
2. The Committee shall meet at least
once a month at the call of the Chairman or at any time at the request of
three members of the Committee.
3. Every student or group of students
whether individually or as members of an
organization under the Society or any
other group of students using the University name and crest, or representing
the University in any way, shall be responsible to the Students' Council for the
conduct of the individual, organization
or group in any way in which it may
be held directly or indirectly to affect
the University.
4. Subject to the approval of the Students' Council this Committee shall have
power to levy and collect fines not exceeding $5.00 for the infraction of any
By-Law of the Society, and to levy such
fines or impose such penalties as this
Committee may see fit for the breach of
or non-compliance with any rule, regulation or decision of the Society or the
Students' Council or any article or provision of this Code.
Article   XIII—injuries
The  Society shall  not  be  liable  for,
nor assume any obligation in respect of
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,., injury or damage sustained by any
member or other person participating in
«nv student activity, and a member shall
not be entitled to make any claim upon
the Society or any of its subsidiary organizations in respect thereof.
Article XIV—Publications
No publications or advertisements
whatsoever shall be carried on or distributed and no member shall sell or attempt
to sell or dispose of any publications or
advertisements on the University Campus without first having secured permission by resolution of the Students'
Council.
Article XV—Speakers
If any subsidiary organization of the
Society desires to invite a speaker other
than a member of the Society to address
University students it shall first apply in
writing to the Students' Council for permission so to do, and the Students' Council shall have absolute discretion as to
the granting or refusing of such permission.
Article   XVI—Organizations
1. All Student Organizations within
the University shall be classified as follows:
(a) Literary   and   Scientific.
(b) Undergraduate   Societies.
(c) Athletic   Associations.
(d) The Publications'   Board
(e) Student  Organizations of affiliated Colleges.
2. The said Organizations shall be
composed of such Subsidiary Organizations and activities as their respective
Constitutions may provide, and as are
approved, from time to time, by the
Students'  Council.
3. All of the said Organizations and
their  Subsidiary  Organizations   shali  be 50
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responsible to the Students' Council for
the proper conduct of their affairs in
accordance with the By-laws, rules, regulations and decisions of the Students'
Council or the Society, from time to time,
in force, and of this Code.
Article XVII—New Organizations
1. Any proposed Student Organization
for any activity under the Society shall
make application to the Students' Council for permission to organize.
2. Any Student Organization not subsidiary to the Society shall make application in writing to the Students' Council for permission to use the University
name and crest. With the application the
following information regarding the Organization making application shall be
submitted:
(a) Name
(b) Aims   and   objects
(c) Conditions  of membership
(d) Complete  list  of  all  members
(e) Complete  list  of  officers
The Society shall hold student members of such organizations responsible to
the Society for the conduct of the organization in any way in which it may be
held directly or indirectly to affect the
University.
3. Organizations not subsidiary to the
Society and not applying as in Section 2
above and not obtaining recognition by
the Society shall not use the University
name, crest or notice boards.
Article   XVIII—Office   Ranking
1.   Student offices shall  be ranked as
follows:
(a)    Class   "A"
i.    All   members   of   the   Students"
Council:
ii.  The Editor-in-chief of the Publications' Board:
(b) Class "B"
1. All members of the Executives
of major organizations, namely,
executives of the Men's and
Women's Undergraduate Societies, the Men's and Women's
Athletic Associations and the
Literary and Scientific Executive:
ii. The Senior Editors, the business manager of Publications,
the news and advertising managers of the Publications'
Board, the Editor of the "Totem" and the Sports Editor of
"the Ubyssey".
(c) Class "C"
All  other  student  offices.
2.   Subject   to   exceptions   which   may
be allowed by the Eligibility Committee,
the foiiowing restrictions shall be placed
on students holding office:
(a) Students   holding    "A"     offices
shall  hold  no other offices:
(b) Students   holding    "B"    offices
may also hold one  "C"  office.
(c) No student shall hold more than
three  "C"  offices.
Article XIX—Organization Minutes
Five copies of the minutes of both executive and general meetings of the Men's
Undergraduate Society, the Women's Undergraduate Society, the Men's Athletic
Association, the Women's Athletic Association, the Literary and Scientific Executive, the Interfraternity Council, the
Panhellenic Association shall be forwarded to the Students' Council immediately
following the said meetings to be considered and if thought fit approved by
the Students' Council before being posted. After approval by the Students' Council, four copies of these minutes shall be
forwarded to the Faculty Committee on 52
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Student Affairs together with the Minutes of the Students' Council approving
same.
Article XX
All student organizations or groups of
Students who propose to organize or conduct any function in the name of the
University outside the precincts of the
University shall secure permission by
resolution of the Students' Council before
organizing  or  conducting  such   function.
Article XXI—General
. .1. The Students' Council shall have
power to appoint Committees to control
student activities or for any other purpose and in particular but without limiting the generality of the foregoing shall
appoint the foiiowing committees.
(a) The Discipline Committee referred to in Article XII hereof which
shall be in charge of all matters of Student  discipline  within  the  University:
(b) Elections Committee which shall
be in charge of all elections conducted
by the Society or the Students' Council.
(c) Homecoming Committee which
shall consist of the presidents of each
year and which shall be in charge of all
Homecoming activities. This Committee
shall present to the Students' Council
for ratification a complete schedule of ali
proposed Homecoming activities at least
two weeks before Homecoming. The
Junior Member shall be Chairman of this
Committee:
(d) Initiation Committee which shali
be in charge of all initiation activities.
The President of the Men's Undergraduate Society shall be Chairman of this
Committee:
(e) Eligibility Committee which
shall subject to the approval of the Students' Council enact and enforce such
eligibility rules as it may deem advisable
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-rt shall be in charge of all matters per-
ffinine to eligibility in student activities.
The President of the Men's Athletic Association shall be Chairman of this Committee:
• 2 The Students' Council shall have
oower to make such other appointments
J; it deems necessary and in particular
Ihaii  make  the  following  appointments:
(a) Editor-in-chief of the Publications Board. This officer shall be appointed by the Students' Council immediately following the election of the President  of  the   Society:
(b) The business manager of the
Publications Board, the Secretary of the
Literary and Scientific Executive and the
Secretary of the Men's Undergraduate
Society shall be appointed by the Students' Council at the first Students'
Councii meeting following the election
or appointment of the head of the department concerned, and shall be appointed in collaboration with representatives of the retiring executive of the
said department:
(c) The Senior Editors of Student
Publications. These appointments shall
be made at the first Students' Council
meeting following the appointment of
the Editor-in-chief of the Publications
Board and shall be made in collaboration
with the Publications Board.
(d) The Student members, from the
Students' Council, to act on the Joint
Committee  on   Student  affairs.
The Students' Council shall make the
above appointments in collaboration with
and on the recommendation of the outgoing officers concerned.
3. The Students' Council shall have
power to make such further rules and
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visable relating to any student activities,
under the control of the Society.
Article XXII—Amendments to the
By-Laws
1. Any proposed amendment or a-
mendments to the By-laws of the Society shall be signed by at least one hundred members of the Society entitled to
vote and shali be handed to the Secretary
of the Society or submitted unanimously
by the Students' Council, and shall be
governed by Section 22, sub-section 2, of
the "Societies Act".
2. The Secretary of the Society shall
forthwith after receipt post at least three
copies of the proposed amendment or a-
mendments in conspicuous places about
the University buildings and shall submit a copy of the same to the Students'
Council at the first meeting of the Council held after the receipt of the same by
him.
3. Not less than ten and not more
than thirty days after the posting of the
proposed amendment or amendments the
Students' Council shall subcit the same
to the Society at a general meeting.
Such meeting shall be convened by a notice specifying the intention to propose
as an extraordinary resolution a resolution embodying such proposed amendment or amendments.
4. A majority of not less than three-
quarters of all members of the Society
present in person at the meeting and entitled to vote shall be necessary for the
adoption of any such extraordinary resolution.
Article   XXIII—Amendments   to   Code
This Code or any section or part thereof   may   be   amended,   varied,   modified,
altered or repealed wholly or in part at
„v time and from time to time by the
Unanimous vote of the Students' Council.
Amendment to article VIM of the code
of A.M.S. to be known as C1. 5.
"That 2 complimentary tickets be
■ -anted to all holders of Class "A" of-
K,for any social functions or activity
coming under the jurisdiction of the
A.M.S." . 56
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Organization of the
Student Body
The Student's Council is the governing body, its nine members being
elected by the students late in the
Spring term. This body meets every
Monday night during the term to discuss all motions for student welfare.
The Presidents of the Men's and Women's Undergraduate Societies, the
Presidents of the Men's and Women's
Athletic Societies and the President
of the Literary and Scientific Executive, represent definite bodies of student opinion. These members bring
up matters relative to their own subsidiaries, but are expected to know
and discuss matters outside their own
spheres.
Each of the subsidiary clubs submits a budget early in the fall to its
own governing body, which in turn
submits it to the Council through the
club president Budgets are then
allotted by Council. In addition to
club budgets, special grants may be
made at the discretion of the Council.
Each club has its own executive,
which is elected by undergraduates interested in the activities of that club.
The Publications Board is a semi-
independent body, having no representation on Council, though the Editor-in-Chief holds an "A" position.
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Students' Council
president Bernard    Brynelsen
Fraser 2585-X
Secretary Darrei    Gomery
Bayview 3604-L
Treasurer Clarence Idyll
Seymour 3287-T
president  L. S.  E Jay Gould
Elliott 1271-L,
president  M.  U.  S Edmond  Senkler
Point Grey 707
President  W.   U.  S Ardy  Beaumont
Bayview 198-R
President   M.   A.   A John   Harrison
Elliott 1266-L
President   W.   A.   A Molly   Lock
Kerrisdale 1143-R
Junior    Member Ralph    Kliiam
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Publications Board
Edltor-ln-chlef John    Cornish
Arts '36
Senior   Editor Alan   Morley
Arts '36
Senior   Editor John   Logan
Arts '37
News Manager Zoe Brown-Clayton
Aggie '36
Sport    Editor Kemp    Edmonds
Arts '38
Associate   Editor "       Donna   Lucas
Arts '37
Associate Editor Dorwln  Balrd
Arts '38
Literary   Editor Reginald   Jessup
Arts '37
Exchange   Editor Shlnobu   Hlgashl
Arts '37
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Three Publications are undertaken
by the Publication Board: The "Ubyssey", the "Totem", and the "Handbook".
The "Ubyssey", now on a firm financial basis, enters its ninth year as
ancial basis, enters its ninth year as
a 5-column, twice-weekly journal. It
appears every Tuesday and Friday
noon throughout the session, except
in examination weeks.
The "Ubyssey" is the University
newspaper, dealing with the current
events of college life. It is managed
entirely by the students, and new students are given trials as reporters
during the first months.
A Literary Supplement published
twice a year is open to contributions.
The Publications Board is affiliated
with the Pacific Intercollegiate Press
Association, and exchange news form
other colleges in Canada and the United States is featured.
The "Totem" is the University Annual, the traditional publication to the
graduating class. A special staff prepares this annual, its editor being a
member of the Senior or Junior year
of any faculty.
The 'Handbook" is that interesting
little document which now rests, in
all probability, between the thumb and
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Inter-University Exchange of
Undergraduates
Through this scheme the National
Federation of Canadian University
Students hopes to most effectively
serve the fundamental purposes for
which it was formed. The scheme offers an opportunity to Canadian University Students, without extra expense to themselves, to receive a
year's study at a university in another
part of Canada.
Briefly speaking, the Exchange
Scheme provides that each university, through its selection committee
of a member of faculty and two students, shall nominate, on application,
any number of students not exceeding
one per cent, of the enrolment. The
only prerequisites are that the student desiring to take advantage of the
scheme must have completed at/ least
two years of study, with at least Second Class standing in the Second
Year, shall be an undergraduate below the final year, and be representative in a general way of the student
body.
Through the co-operation of the various university authorities in promoting this scheme, it is provided that
exchange students are exempt from
tuition fees, which, except in extreme
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cases, is more than sufficient compensation for the railway fee involved in
effecting the exchange.
The President of the Students' Council is the representative of the N. F.
C u S. and can give full information respecting the Exchange Scheme.
Curator
The Curator is the keeper of all
the athletic equipment of the Alma
Mater Society. He is in his office in
the south-east corner of the Gymnasium at certain hours as posted and
all equipment must be obtained from
him and returned to him at the end
of the season. For those desirous of
playing Canadian Rugby, a system
has been introduced whereby a student may, after depositing a nominal
sum with the Curator, obtain a complete outfit for the season. His deposit is refunded when he returns the
outfit at the end of the season.
Requisition System
No bills will be honoured by the
Students' Council unless they are covered by purchase order from the Business Secretary. The business houses
of this city have been informed of this
ruling and it will be rigidly observed
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Undergraduate Societies
The Undergraduate Societies comprise the Women's Undergraduate
Society, the Men's Undergraduate Society, and the subsidiary class organizations.
Membership in the Undergraduate
Societies is conferred automatically on
all students at the University. The
Women's Undergraduate Executive
is composed of an Honorary President, President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, President of Nursing,
the Vice Presidents of the undergraduate classes of Arts and of Education,
the Representative of Agriculture and
the President of Phrateres. There being also four standing committees on
Reception, Finance, Entertainment
and Publicity.
The Men's Undergraduate executive
is composed of President, Secretary-
Treasurer, and Presidents of the Arts
Men's, the Science and the Agriculture Undergraduate Societies. The
class presidents are members of the
Undergraduate Society of the faculty
to which they belong; thus the class
organizations are connected with the
Undergraduate Societies.
The duties of the Undergraduate
Societies are mainly social; also, the
president of each society is a member of a standing committee on discipline, see By-Law No. 31 of the
Alma Mater Constitution).
WOMEN'S   UNDERGRADUATE
SOCIETY
The object of the Women's Undergraduate Society is to consider and advance the interests of the women
students through the promotion of
extra-curricular activities, all undergraduate women students and ail
graduate women students who have
paid their Alma Mater fees for the
current session being active members
and the honorary members being comprised of the women members of the
faculty.
The W. U. S. sponsors the Hi-Jinx,
the Co-Ed and a tea dance, the proceeds of these functions going to the
Students' Union Building Fund. For
the benefit of the Freshettes the society sponsors a "Big and Little Sister
Project": every Freshette has a Big
Sister who is responsible for making
her familiar with the Campus activities. The list of Big and Little Sisters
is posted on the W. U. S. Notice Board
during the first week of the fall term.
The Society also sponsors the class
teas for the Out-of-Town women and
the Freshette supper and Big and
Utile Sister tea which are functions
for welcoming the Freshettes.
It is the sincere wish of his year's
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may be completely replaced with a
feeling of "camaraderie". W.U.S. welcomes you Freshettes!
Valedictory Gifts
1919—"Arts '19 Scholarship" of $150
awarded annually for seven
years.
1920—Relay Cup.
1921—Portrait of Dr. Wesbrook.
1922—$300, to be used for some University purpose later to be determined.
1923—Art collection.
1924—$443.96, for the purpose of an
addition to the Art Collection
begun by Arts '23.
1925—Addition to Arts '23 Art Collection.
1926—Trophy Case.
1927—Medical Equipment in Health
Office.
1928—Wesbrook Memorial Seat (in
front of the Library).
1929—Stone Seats in front of Library.
1930—Chancellor's Chair.
1931—Collection of documents and
records connected with the
early history of B. C.
1932—$500 for purchase of books in
Library.
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1933—$300 for purchase of books in
Library.
1934—Electric   Clock  for   Auditorium
and $75 for the Library Fund.
1935—$325 for a public address system, and $25 for plaque to go
with it.
Points of Interest
THE MEMORIAL WINDOWS —
The Canadian Jubilee Memorial Windows are one of the most recent additions to the Library. They are situated near the western end of the main
concourse, but may also be viewed
from the hallway below. Presented to
the University by an unknown donor,
the windows were unveiled on November 28, 1928, by the Honorable S. F.
Tolmie, Premier of British Columbia.
WAR MEMORIAL—Inside the main
doorway of the Science Building are
erected two war memorials—one "to
commemorate the supreme sacrifices
and willing services of the members
of the 'D' Co'y, 196th Battalion, C.
E. F., Western Universities, in the
Great War, 1914-1918;" and the other
"in honour of the B. C. reinforcing
platoon, 196th Western Universities
Overseas  Battalion,  C. E. F." 66
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< THE SUN DIAL —The Sun Dial,
with its oblong face and engraving of
the Cairn and the Lions, is a familiar
object to all visitors of, the Botanical
Gardens. It was presented to the University In 1926 by B. S. Hartley (Professor of Mathematics—retired, 1931)
who designed it especially for the position in which it now stands.
THE BURNETT COLLECTION—
The Library of the University contains a collection of curious relics,
rated as the most complete representative Polynesian collection in the
world. The collection was made by
Dr. Frank Burnett, who, during a period of 35 years, sailed around the
cannibal islands in the South Pacific
Among the exhibits are figures of
Polynesian gods, native implements,
several skulls, and samples of native
dress. Bill Tansley superintends this
museum of relics.
STAMP COLLECTION—The University stamp collection comprises the
postage stamps of Canada and the
early British North America colonies;
it contains many interesting stamps,
dating from the time of Queen Victoria to the present day. This collection is not yet complete, and all new
contributions will be welcomed. Those
interested may have access to the collection through the registrar.
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TOTEM POLES—The Totem Poles
now situated in the Botanical Gardens, were presented in 1927 by the
Alumni Association. They are from
the Musquiam Reserve, Point Grey,
and are the last two of the tribe. The
pole on the right is the Capilano Pole,
a carving of the celebrated Capilano
Chief; on the left is the Tsem-Lano
Pole, symbolic of the magical powers
of Tsem-Lano, a great Musquiam warrior.
PAINTINGS IN THE LIBRARY—
The series of paintings by John Innes which hang in the Library, represent early scenes in the history of
British Columbia.
GEOLOGY MUSEUM—The Geology
Museum is located in the southern
wing of the Applied Science Building.
It contains valuable and interesting
collections of material illustrative of
both physical and historical branches
of geology and new additions are constantly being made.
THE CAIRN—The Cairns was first
set up as a memorial of the province-
wide campaign in 1922, when a group
of enthusiastic students marched from
Fairview to the new University and
dedicated the Cairn. Only a skeleton
of the present University stood then.
The Cairn Service for Freshmen,
which was inaugurated in 1928, has
become a tradition at the University. 68
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JAPANESE LANTERN AND GARDEN—This beautiful memorial situated near the botanical gardens was
presented by the friends of Inazo Ni-
tobe to the University of British Columbia. On August 29, 1935, the university was pleased to make formal
acceptance of this memorial to a great
student and an apostle of international goodwill.
Eligibility Rules
Adopted by Students' Council March
4, 1935.
Adopted by Alma Mater Society,
March 20, 1935, with amendment to
Section 7.
1.   The  participant  must  be  a  bona
fide student of the University.
Definition of a Bona Fide Student
(a The students who are taking
nine units work in the University.
. (b) No student taking less than
nine units may represent the
University in any acitvity or
hold any executive position in
any University organization,
(c) Students in affiliated colleges as
listed carrying a full year's
work  in  theology.
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(d) Freshman—a student who is
attending the U. B. C. for the
first time, in the first two
years of any faculty.
2. The  participant must  have  satis
factory   scholastic   standing.
Definition   of   Satisfactory   Scholastic
Standing
(a) Satisfactory scholastic standing shall be understood, in general,   to   mean:
i. where the course consists of
fifteen  units, passing in  nine;
ii. where the course consists of
twelve units, passing in six,
with  an  average   of  55%;
iii. where the course consists of
nine units, passing in six, with
an average of 60%.
3. In the case of any member of the
Alma Mater Society carrying
an irregular course, his status
shall be determined by a separate minute of the Students'
Council.
(a) Freshmen may not proceed
further with any activity if
they fail to obtain a satisfactory scholastic standing as defined in Section 2, at the Christmas  Examinations.
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may not participate in any activity unless they have obtained
a satisfactory scholastic standing as defined above. When
such a standing is gained at
the following Christmas Examinations such students may participate in any activity subject
to any regulations contained
herein,
(c) Freshman may not participate
in any activity unless they obtained an average of 50% in the
examinations held immediately
prior to their entrance into the
University.
5. The method of enforcing the eligibility rulings for athletics shall be:
(a) The President of Men's Athletics and the President of
Women's Athletics shall obtain,
from the managers of men's
major sports and from the
presidents of men's sports other
than major; and from the presidents of the Women's Athletic clubs, a list of all students turning out for the sports.
This list shall be handed in to
the Registrar for verification
of the eligibility or non-eligibility of the players. The verified list shall be submitted to
the Eligibility Committee within three weeks of the opening
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of the.fall term.
(b) For members of the W. A. A.
Executive and of the M. A. A.
Executive:
A list of these members shall
« be obtained by the Presidents
of the two organizations and
shall be submitted to the Registrar and then to the Eligibility
Committee (See 5(a) for the
full  procedure).
(c) For such sports as do not commence at the beginning of the
term:
As soon as turn-outs commence
for these sports the president of
the club concerned (or manager if it is a major sport) shall
send a list of the players to
the President of Men's or
Women's Athletics; this latter
shall immediately have the
eligibility of the players checked
at the Registrar's Office and
shall then call a meeting of the
Eligibility Committee.
(d) When the lists in the above
sections are submitted to the
Eligibility Committee, the said
committee shall recommend to
Students' Council the withdrawal from the two athletic
executives, and from participation in the various sports concerned, of those students who 72
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6.
have not comte up to the required standards as outlined
earlier. The final decision on
this matter shall rest with
Students' Council,
(e) All students are eligible to
play on second and lower division teams so long as the
games are played in "Vancouver and District." Permission
for any player to participate in
games outside Vancouver and
District will only be granted
when his or her scholastic
standing is in accordance with
the required scholastic standing.
(a) Student offices shall be ranked
as in Section 18 of the Code of
the A. M. S.
(b)
i.   "A" Offices
All students holding "A" offices must be eligible from the
previous spring examinations,
as determined by Section 2,
but shall not be declared ineligible due to scholastic standing during their term of office,
beginning at the commencet-
ment of the fall term.
Ii.   "B" Offices
All students holding "B" offices must be eligible from the
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previous spring examinations
and may be declared ineligible
if their scholastic standing
falls below that as outlined in
Section 2 during their term of
office. This ruling shall apply
to all members of the Publications Board.
111.   "C" Offices
All class executives shall be required to be eligible as from
the previous spring examinations and the presidents of the
classes shall be further required to gain the required
scholastic standing in any set
of examinations written during
their term of office.
(c) The method of enforcing these
rules for Undergraduate Societies shall be as follows: the
President of the M. U. S., the
President of the W. U. S., the
Editor-in-Chief of the Publications Board, shall submit to the
Eligibility Committee a verified list of the marks of all
students holding any office in
these organizations. This list
shall be submitted not later
than three weeks after the commencement of the fall term,
and not later than two weeks
after the commencement of the
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7.  2
(a) No Freshman shall engage in
any major activity of the Debates Union or the Musical Society during the first term
should he or she go below an
average of 50% in the mid-term
examinations or during the
second term if he or she ob-
• tains an average below 50% in
the Christmas Examinations.
■ (b) No Freshman shall be eligible
for the Players' Club unless he
or she obtain an average of
at least 55% in the Junior Matriculation Examinations and he
or she shall be automatically
disqualified for membership
during the remainder of the
term should he or she obtain an
average of less than 50% in
the Christmas Examinations.
(c) No student shall be a member
of the above clubs unless he or
she. is registered for at least
nine units.
(d) For students other than Freshmen; no student shall be eligible for membership in any of
the aforementioned clubs
should he or she have failed to
obtain an average of at least
50% in the last set of spring
examinations prior to his or
her   return   to   the   University
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(and) failed to pass in the num-
(or)
ber of units prescribed in Section 2.
(e) The method of enforcing these
rules for clubs under the L.S.
E. shall be as follows:
The president of the organization concerned shall submit to
the President of the L.S.E. a
verified list of the scholastic
standing of each member of
the organization. These lists
shall be submitted to the Eligibility Committee by the President of the L. S. E. not later
than three weeks after the commencement of the fall term,
and not later than two weeks
after the commencement of the
spring term.
(a)    Eligibility   Committee
Membership: the Eligibility
Committee shall consist of
Presidents of the Men's and
Women's Undergraduate Societies, Presidents of Men's and
Women's Athletics, and the
President of the L.S.E., and a
Faculty Representative. The
President of M.A.A. shall be
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(b) Meetings
The Committee shall hold at
least one meeting each term.
In the fall term they shall meet
within three weeks of the commencement of the term. In the
spring term the meeting shall
be held within two weeks of
the commencement of the
spring term. Not later than ten
days before regular meetings
of the Eligibility Committee,
members of Students' Council
shall notify in writing all organizations required to submit
eligibility lists.
(c) Powers
The Eligibility Committee shall
have power, subject to ratification by Students' Council, to
declare any student ineligible
whose scholastic standing is not
in conformity with the definition of satisfactory scholastic
standing as laid out in Section
2. The Comjmittee shall also
have power, subject to ratification by Students' Council,
to exempt any student or students from ineligibility.
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Athletics
:r' It is the aim of the Men's and
Women's Athletic Association to promote clean sport, and to prevent the
unhealthy condition resulting from indoor work of the student. There are
coaches for all sports, who give their
time voluntarily and who have been
star athletes. They have been carefully selected with the influence which
they have on their athletes in mind;
with your support they try to develop
first sportsmen, and second, a winning team.
The University does not seek to
train star athletes, but to develop
young and inexperienced athletes.
There are many different sports and
teams of all calibre in each sport; the
places on teams are given without
favoritism or prejudice; nationality,
age, experience, pedigree, bankroll,
past records, etc., do not mean a
thing; the place is open for the best
man. There is an opportunity for
everyone who is physically fit, and we
are anxious for you to take advantage
of this—it is to your interest and ours.
To those of you who are not capable
of active physical participation, we
offer positions managing these teams.
This is an excellent stepping-stone to
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Here we allow the Freshmen the
opportunity to play on any team on
which they can win a place. The
Freshman classes in the past have
had men on the first teams in every
sport; that is the challenge that they
leave. Watch the notice boards for the
first practice and go on out!
MEN'S ATHLETIC AWARDS
New Winners of Big Block
R. Henderson E. Maguire
T. Mansfield A. Mercer
W.   Swan H. Robson
C. Campbell T. Roxburgh
J. Mclntyre S. Greenwood
J.  Mortimer A.  Macdougall
I.  Rader O. Munday
J.  Roberts N. Stewart
R. Twiss J. Thurber
J. Harrison J. Harvey
G. Heron M. Klinkhammer
Re-Winnera of Big Block
J. Bardsley M. Stewart
A. Willoughby G. Pringle
F. Bolton R.  Wright
F. Rush A. Kirby
R. King E. Kendall
G. Snelling E. Senkler
J. - Mitchell H. Pearson
R. Gross W. Morris
J. Pyle W. Leggatt
P. Kozoolin R. Upward
L. Todd D.  Todd
L. Gansner W. Wolfe
J.  McCammon
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GRANTING   OF  AWARDS
(a) The selections of winners and re-
winners of awards shall be vested
in the "Awards Committee," which
shall be composed of:
,(1) President of Men's Athletics,
who shall act as chairman.
(2) Captains of first teams in major sports.
(3) One member of the Alumni
appointed by the Alumni Association.
(4) One member of Faculty ap
pointed by the President.
ELIGIBILITY FOR AWARDS
(a) Honorary awards shall be made
at the discretion of the Awards
Committee for particularly outstanding contributions to athletics.
(b) Members of teams winning Canadian championships shall receive
a gold emblem symbolic of the
sport in which they are engaged.
(c) Athletes who fulfill the following
requirements shall be possible
candidates for the Big Block,
which shall be given entirely at
the discretion of the Awards
Committee:
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filled the following time regulations :
(a) Basketball: One-half of
the total playing time in
league games and equivalent
(b) Canadian Rugby: One-
third of the total playing
time in league games and
equivalent.
(c) English Rugby: Participation in three-quarters
of the McKechnie Cup
games and equivalent.
(d) Track: Five points in a
Western Canadian Intercollegiate Track Meet, or
particularly outstanding
performance throughout
the year in Track. (Points
awarded, 5-3-1.)
(2) Any athlete representing the
University, in any other sport,
who has turned in performances which compare favourably with the Canadian championship standard in that
sport.
(d) Athletes fulfilling the following
regulations and who have the recommendation of the Captain and
President of the Club, shall be
possible candidates for the small
block,  which  shall  be  given  en-
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tirely  at  the   discretion  of  the
Awards Committee.
(1) Members of the First Team
in Major Sport who failed to
qualify for a Big Block.
(2) Members of a Second Team
in a Major Sport, subject to
the time regulations for the
Major Awards in Basketball,
Canadian Rugby and English
Rugby, and to members of
a W. C. I. Track Team or
equivalent, or those who turn
in performances which compare favorably with Varsity
record.
(3) Members of First Team in
Sub-Major Sport who participate in one-half meets or total playing time.
(4) Any athlete whose exceptional work in Minor Sport during the season or the Playoffs gives him the vote of the
Captain of the team and the
President of the Club.
(5) Any athlete in a Sub-Minor
Sport representing the University, having turned in a
performance comparable with
B. C. championship standard.
(e) Athletes in any team in any sport
who have the recommendation of
the Captain of the team and the si
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i President of the Club, shall b<
possible candidates for the Plair
Letter, which shall be given en
tirely at the discretion of the
Awards Committee.
'(f) The Committee may consider anj
case which is properly brought
before it, and make any award
which it deems fit.
AWARDS
(a) Honorary Awards, Class (A) shall
be a gold pendant miniature of
the Big Block, as awarded in
1930. Class (B) shall be gold pendant, in the form of a miniature
block.
(b) Big Block: The Big Block to be
of gold chenille of the first quality on a royal blue background.
This letter to be sewen on the
chest of a navy blue, pull-over
sweater. This sweater to be stan-
• dard. That the sweater be of very
close, shaker knit. That the name
of the winner be sewn in the back
- of the neck of the sweater.   The
sweater   and   Block   to   be   as
awarded   in   1930.   Numerals   are
handed out for each time a Big
Block is won..
(c) The Block: Shall be interlinked
"BC" in block letter, on a blue
background.
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(d) Small Block: Shall be of gold
chenille, the same as the Big
Block, only on a smaller scale,
without the sweater.
(e) Plain Letter: Shall be an interlinked "BC" in plain letters.
PASSES
Passes or tickets to all games in
which the University is a participant
shall be given to:
(1) All   members   of    the   Awards
Committee.
(2) All members of Students' Council.
WEARING OF AWARD8
(a) No person shall wear a lower
award than the highest which he
holds.
(b) No person shall wear more than
one letter on the same sweater.
(c) Letters shall be worn only on
sweaters recognized as standard
University sweaters or plain black
sweater.
(d) No Letter Award shall be worn
by others than winners of that
award: this to be considered as a
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to be dealt with by the Discipline
Committee of the A. M. S.
(e) No awards or other tokens of
appreciation given by any club in
the University shall in any way
resemble the official awards made
by this committee.
REPLACEMENT OF AWARDS
(a) Letters will be replaced free of
charge as many times as the athlete wins them, providing the athlete turns in the old letter.
(b) Letters or sweaters will be replaced at cost, providing the old
letters or sweaters are turned in.
MEN'S  ATHLETIC   ASSOCIATION
(Max Stewart, President)
Membership in the Men's Athletic
Association is automatically conferred
on all men students in the Alma Mater
Society. The executive of the body
composed of the presidents of all
branches of sport, is responsible for
the organization, supervision and administration of athletics for men.
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The Association has been recognized
as a local board of the Amateur Athletic Union of Canada. Any athlete
intending to play on any outside team
must obtain written permission from
Men's Athletics; if such is not done,
the athlete is liable for suspension
from all amateur athletics.
To encourage a man to stick to the
sport he is best suited for, we give
our highest athletic award to an athlete who measures up to a certain
standard in that sport. However, most
of the Big Blocks go to the Major
Sports, the small letters to the Minor
Sports, and the plain letters to the
Sub-Minor Sports. The second team
in a Major Sport has rating of Minor
Sport, while the third team in a Major Sport and the second team of a
Minor Sport have Sub-Minor rating.
The sports are classified into four
groups as follows, due to achievement
and interest shown:
(a) Major: Basketball, Canadian
Rugby, English Rugby, Track,
Soccer.
(b) Sub-Major:   Swimming.
(c) Minor: Badminton, Golf, Grass
Hockey, Ice Hockey, Rowing.
(d) Sub-Minor: Boxing, Fencing,
Gymnasium, Outdoors, Skating. 80
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BIG BLOCK CLUB
This Club is entirely separate from
the Awards Committee, membership
being automatically conferred to holders of the U. B. C. Big Block Award.
Its aims are to bring about a unity of
spirit and effort for the furtherance of
Varsity sport and to keep in touch
with preparatory schools in order to
advise prospective athletes for University sports. Members of the Club
often handle the seat sale for athletic
as well as home-coming activities.
BASKETBALL
(Geo. Crosson, Senior Manager)
Four teams are fielded in City
leagues by the Basketball Club. Occasionally trips are made to the East,
to Vancouver Island, and to Seattle
for a game with the University of
Washington. Other Coast teams visit
our gymnasium for exhibition games.
Regular practices and coaching are
available in the gymnasium. Watch
the Notice Board for dates. An Interclass League is sponsored by the club
and all are invited to try out for their
class team. This is a competition for
the Governor's Cup.
CANADIAN  RUGBY CLUB
(Norm.  Martin,  Senior  Manager)
One team is fielded to take part in
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games with colleges to the south, and
two teams to play in City Leagues.
This year will be the first in which
the Senior team plays no Canadian
Rugby, but all American. A strong
Senior City team is fielded and freshmen are advised to turn out for this
team, the stepping stone to the Senior
team. Dr. Burke, assisted by a professional, will coach the Seniors while
members of the Senior squad usually
supervise Freshman training.
ENGLISH   RUGBY
(T.   Madeley,   Senior   Manager)
The major events of the club's activities are the McKechnie Cup Series
and the Miller Cup Series. Last season
th Club won the Miller Cup. This year
an extensive programme of inter-
faculty and freshman trial games will
be instituted, and it is hoped in this
way to build up japd stimulate a
greater interest in English Rugby.
This year it is quite possible that a
game will be played against the touring New Zealand All-Black team,
sometime in March 1936. It is also
hoped that a series of games will be
played in Southern California, against
the colleges who are members of that
Union. These are Stanford, U.C.LA.,
and U.S.C, and possibly some of the
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Hours of practice will be posted on
the Quad notice board and all freshmen are urged to turn out, and to
keep in touch with the managerial
staff.
TRACK
The Track Club is looking forward
to another successful year. The meet
with the College of Puget Sound,
which was won last year by U.B.C,
will be held this year on our Campus.
Indoor meets will be held this fall.
Other competitions are the Varsity-
Frosh meet, the Road race, inter-class
meets, the Cross Country, and the historic Arts '20 Relay.
SOCCER
(A. Stradiotti, Senior Manager)
Soccer has regained its status as a
major sport and will field teams in
senior competition and the Junior Alliance. Inter-class soccer remains on
the program and keen rivalry is predicted for this branch of competition
for the Governor's Cup. Meeting dates
and times will be posted on the Notice
Board.
SWIMMING
(Magnus Lund)
The Swimming Club is an organization for men and women.    A tank is
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engaged two or three nights a week,
and a small membership fee is charged
to defray this expense. Competition
is carried on with prominent Vancouver clubs and with the University of
Washington. An inter-class meet is
also held, the winning teams gaining
points for the Governor's  Cup.
FENCING
The Fencing Club is a men's and
women's organization open to all interested. There is a cup for competition within the Club, coaching is
provided, and if enough talent is forthcoming there will be a meet with the
University of Washington.
ICE HOCKEY
(Gordon Livingston)
The Ice Hockey Club enters two
teams, an Intermediate and a Junior.
Although no major titles have been
won recently, practices and games at
the Arena provide excellent training
for those interested.
GRA8S  HOCKEY CLUB
(Yoshio  Ono,  Captain)
The Club has entered two teams in
the Mainland League for the past four
years,  and  other games   have   been
played at Victoria and Duncan.   The DO
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Club is anxious to obtain new members, and all interested are asked to
watch for notice of meetings in the
"Ubyssey."
OUTDOORS CLUB
A Club for those students interested
in mountain climbing and skiing.
Hikes are held nearly every week of
the fall term. During the spring term
the Club's cabins on Grouse Mountain
are the headquarters for skiing activities on the Plateau and neighbouring
ridges. A triangular meet with University of Washington and College of
Puget Sound is the outstanding event
of the season.
GOLF
The Golf Club is open to both men
and women, and has gone ahead rapidly since the opening of a beautiful
18-hole course on the campus. A
handicap tournament is held before
Christmas, and an open tournament
after Christmas. In addition to this,
a yearly match with the University
of Washington has been inaugurated,
by purchasing membership cards in
the Club, students are afforded a
cheaper rate at the course.
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MEN'S  GYMNASIUM   CLUB
This Club is open to all men students of the University. It purposes
to give all men organized physical
framing. Classes which include floot
work and apparatus are held weekly
in the gymnasium under an experienced instructor.
ROWING
(Wilson McDuffee, President)
The Boat Club uses the premises of
the Vancouver Rowing Club. An in-
terfaculty race is held in the Christmas term, and races with Brentwood
College, Vancouver Rowing Club and
the University of Washington take
place in March.
BADMINTON
The Badminton Club enters teams
in the Vancouver and District League;
intercollegiate games are arranged
whenever possible. An annual tournament is held in the spring for the
championship of the University. Practices will be held in the gymnasium.
TENNIS
The Tennis Club functions whenever
weather permits. The Club tournament, matches with faculty members, 92
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and inter-collegiate competition provide the members with ample workouts. Membership is open to men and
women.
BOXING CLUB
The purpose of this Club is to promote intercollegiate boxing and to
coach inexperienced men. A statement of physical fitness must be handed in by each applicant. There is also
a small fee for coaching expenses.
Boxing is regulated and governed by
intercollegiate rules; weights range
from 112 pounds to 175 pounds and
over.
INTER-CLASS ATHLETICS
The Governor's Cup, donated for
inter-class athletics, is competed for
during the entire year by the various
classes. In this way all students able
and willing to take part in athletics
are enabled to show their ability and
help their class in a really tangible
way.
The big athletic, intra-mural event
of the year has always been the Arts
'20 Relay Race. Each Spring every
class turns out a team of eight men
to compete for the cup.
The Arts '30 Inter-Faculty Road Race
will be held in the Fall term. This
race is run entirely on the Campus,
each   team  consisting  of   eight  men.
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The leading teams in the inter-class
soccer and basketball leagues score
points for this cup.
MANAGERIAL SYSTEM
This system applies only to major
sports. The object of the system
is to increase the efficiency of the
various clubs and to enable those
who are interested in but cannot
take active part in a sport to be
connected with the club in a managerial capacity. The rules of the
system are enumerated below. To become a Senior Manager, it is almost
imperative that a man should be a
junior manager in his first year. Freshmen, do not hesitate; address your
application for Junior Manager immediately to the Senior Manager of
the sport in which you are interested.
ORGANIZATION OF THE MANAGER
SYSTEM IN THE DEPARTMENT
OF   MEN'S   ATHLETICS
CLAUSE I.
Name.
This branch of the Men's Athletics
Association   shall   be   known   as   the
"Managerial Department of the Men's
Athletic Association of the University
of British Columbia". 94
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CLAUSE II.
Objects.
The Manager System in the Department of Men's Athletics is designed to
give the maximum efficiency in the
administration of Men's sports. It is
designed primarily for the major
sports, and shall apply to each major
sport.
CLAUSE III.
Personnel.
The   personnel  in  each  branch  of
sport shall consist of:
(a) Faculty Representative.
(b) Senior Manager.
(c) Not  less   than  two,   nor  more
than three Associate Managers.
(d) Not  less  than  four,  nor more
than six Junior Managers.
CLAUSE IV.
Appointments.
A.  1. The     Faculty     Representative
shall be chosen from the Faculty by the active members of
each major sport at a General
Meeting.
2. The   Senior   Manager   in   each
major   sport   shall   be   chosen
from the Associate Managers in
that  major  sport  by  the  outgoing Senior Manager, Faculty
Representative, Head Coach and
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President of the Men's Athletics Association.
3. Associate Managers in each
major sport shall be chosen
from the Junior Managers by
the Senior Manager and Faculty
Representative of that major
sport.
4. Junior Managers in each major
sport shall be chosen from applicants for those positions by
the Senior Manager and Faculty
Representative of that major
sport.
B. 1. AH  appointments  except  those
of Junior Managers shall be
made at the end of the spring
term and passed by the outgoing Students' Council.
2. Any filling of vacancies in the
autumn shall be done by the
Senior Manager and the Faculty
Representative of the sport concerned.
3. In the event of a Senior Manager failing to return in the
autumn, the selection committee shall be comprised of the
Faculty Representative and the
Head Coach of the sport concerned and the. President of
Men's Athletics.
C. Any   manager   may   be   removed 96
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from office by Students'  Council
at any time.
CLAUSE V.
Duties.
A. Faculty Representative—
The Faculty Representative in
each major sport shall act in an
advisory capacity to the Senior
Manager in regard to policy.
B. Senior Manager—
(a) He shall have complete control over all managers in his
department.
(b) He shall, together with the
Faculty Representative, have
complete control of the administration in his department, subject to the approval
of Students' Council in every
particular.
(c) He shall represent his department of sport in the Men's
Athletic Executive.
(d) He shall be responsible to
Students' Council in all matters pertaining to his department.   These shall be—
i. Leagues,
ii. Play-off Series,
iii. Trips,
iv. Finances, etc.
(e) He shall travel with the first
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team and act as business
manager on all away trips, as
approved by Students' Council.
(f) He, or one of the Associate
Managers, appointed by him,
• shall be one of the representatives of the University on
league councils, together with
one representative appointed
by Students' Council.
C. Associate  Managers—
(a) Their duties shall be assigned
by the Senior Manager.
(b) They may represent the University at League meetings.
D. Junior Managers—
Their duties shall be any duties
assigned to them by any Senior
Manager or Associate Manager.
CLAUSE VI.
Executive Functions of Managers
A. A combined committee of Faculty
Representative, Senior Manager
and Associate Managers in each
major sport shall be required to
meet every two weeks or oftener
if necessary during the playing
season.
B. Each Senior Manager shall call at
least one general meeting per session of the active members in his
branch of sport, and he shall pre- ss
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side over the meeting.
C. The Senior Manager shall announce at the final General Meeting each year the appointments
for the coming session.
D. No manager shall play any sport
which shall interfere with his
managerial duties.
CLAUSE VII.
Awards.
A. Senior Manager—
The Senior Manager shall receive a regulation Big Block
Sweater in light blue color but
with no armband and with the
letter M in gold chenille on the
arm.
B. Associate Managers—
The Associate shall receive a
regulation Small Block with the
letter "M" attached.
C. Junior Managers—
Shall receive no award except
qualification for promotion.
D. The awards to Associate and
Senior Managers shall be made on
their return to University in the
autumn following their appointment. In the case of a manager
being compelled to retire .before
his term of office is completed, his
award shall be returned to the
Alma Mater Society.
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WOMEN'S ATHLETIC  AWARDS
White  Sweaters
Violet  Mellish Jean Thomas
Big Block
Ardy  Beaumont      Pat Lafon
Irene Wallace Joan Wharton
Bea Hastings Dorothy Yelland
Blanche McMurchy
Re-Winners of  Big  Block
Beth Evans Helen Mayers
WOMEN'S  ATHLETIC
ASSOCIATION
(Mollie Lock, President)
Membership in this society is automatically conferred on all women
students interested in athletics. Meetings are called periodically for discussion of athletic problems. The executive consists of President, Vice-
President, Secretary-Treasurer, presidents of the subsidiary clubs and athletics, and representatives from the
various classes. The Executive is the
only medium between the athletic
clubs and Council.
WOMEN'S   BIG   BLOCK  CLUB
This   Club   has   been   organized   to
help   a   high   standard    of   athletics
among the women and to assist freshettes in selecting their sport.   It also 102
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serves to link up the major sports, as
members of the Club must be winners
of a Big Block in their own particular
sport The Awards Committee of the
Club has power of suggesting outstanding students for the Big Block
award, the final decision being left
to the W.A.A.
BASKETBALL
This Club enters two teams in the
City League. The Senior "A" team is
considered a Major team and members receive Major awards. Regular
practices will be held in the gymnasium. Exhibition games are held
with visiting and local teams.
GRASS   HOCKEY
This is the only outdoor sport for
women at the University. Two teams
are entered in the Lower Mainland
League, and matches will be arranged
with Victoria College and Duncan.
Regular practices will be held on the
campus, with all equipment being
furnished by the Club.
GYMNA8IUM  CLUB
The purpose of this Club is to give
physical training to girls by means
of exercises, apparatus work and aesthetic dancing. The Club will meet
under the supervision of a trained instructress one afternoon a week. Any
woman student is eligible for membership.
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NEW   BASKETBALL   AWARD
FOR WOMEN
A special award is to be made by
the coach this year for the first time.
It will be given not for the player's
natural ability but for the greatest
amount of improved ability from the
first of the season to the end, in conjunction with practice, {attendance^
game, punctuality, attitude, team spirit, aggression and fundamental knowledge of the game.
INTER-CLA8S   ATHLETICS
. The Spencer Cup for inter-class athletics corresponds to the Governor's
Cup in Men's Athletics. The Relay
Cup is also competed for in the annual meet.
Under the supervision of the executive of the association, competitions
are held in Basketball, Swimming,
Track and Hockey.
NOTE.—See   Men's  Athletics   for  information   regarding   Badminton,
Skating,   Swimming,   Tennis   and
'.Hiking for women students. UNIVERSITY  OF  B.   C.
Literary and Scientific
THE  LITERARY AND
SCIENTIFIC   EXECUTIVE
This executive presides over sucn
phases of student activity as may be
termed cultural and instructive. By
means of regular meetings the executive is able to act as a medium between the Student's Council and those
clubs and societies under its control.
LETTERS CLUB
(Wm. Robertson, President)
The Letters Club, now in its flfth-
eenth year, meets every second week
for the discussion of literature in all
branches. Membership is limited to
twenty elected members of the two
upper years, who are responsible for
the program of the reading of prepared papers, followed by informal
discussion bearing on the topic. The
Club executive includes a critic whose
function it is to criticize the style of
'he author and the way in which the
paper is read.
INTERNATIONAL   RELATIONS
CLUB
Formed under the auspices of the
Carnegie Endowment for International
Peace,  this Club purposes the study
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of International Affairs. Selected publications are sent out each year to
form a permanent library. Students
who show a genuine interest in the
purpose of the Club and who have
completed their Freshman year are
eligible for membership.
MUSICAL SOCIETY
(Jack Worthington,  President)
The Musical Society aims to cultivate and encourage an interest and
appreciation for music, and at the
same time provide an opportunity for
students to enrich their knowledge of
music. To accomplish this they have
planned noon-hour recitals to be presented throughout the year, presenting vocal and instrumental solo work
as well as choral and orchestral selections. The final production of the year
will be in the nature of a Gilbert and
Sullivan Opera, staged by a competent
producer and musical director, under
the guidance of an advisory council.
Admittance to the Society is by private try-outs conducted early in the
fall term. The cast for the Opera will
be selected later by separate try-outs.
A nominal membership fee is charged
to cover activities not budgeted. 106
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PLAYERS' CLUB
(Hugh Palmer, President)
The Players' Club is probably
unique in the field of amateur
theatricals in Canada. Founded a
few weeks after the opening of the
University in 1915, it is today one of
the most active campus organizations,
leading the way in dramatic activities.
Excellent facilities for finished performances are available on the Auditorium stage, part of the equipment
of which was contributed by the
Players' Club.
Membership is limited to 70, sixty
of whom have passed competitive tryouts; the ten as a result of technical
skill. A prize of $50 is offered to the
student submitting the best play suitable for the Club's Annual Christmas
Performance.
The annual Spring Play has become
a feature entertainment in twenty
towns throughout British Columbia.
Since 1915, more than 300 performances have been given. In this way
the Club has become a valuable connecting link between the University
and the province at large.
FRENCH  CLUBS
Three Clubs, L'Alouette, La Causerie, and La Canadienne, have been
organized for the purpose of encouraging  fluency  in  the  French  tongue
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and promoting interest in French life
and manners. Fortnightly meetings
are held throughout the session, the
programs consisting of games, songs,
lectures, conversation and refreshments. Members are chosen mainly
from the two upper years, and a few
vacancies are reserved for Fall applications.
THE GERMAN  CLUB
The aim of Der Deutsche Verein is
to promote interest in the life and
culture of Germany, and to provide
opportunities for interested students
to gain fluency in conversation.
Membership is limited to students of
the two upper years.
HISTORICAL SOCIETY
(Lennie Price, President)
This Club was organized lo give
students of the Upper Years a fuller
understanding and appreciation of history. Meetings are held every two
weeks, at which prepared papers are
read by various members on historical
subjects. This is followed by informal
discussion bearing on the topic Membership is limited to twenty members
of the Upper Years. At present there
are 2 vacancies to enable students
from Victoria College, entering their
third year, to become members. 108
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PHILOSOPHICAL  SOCIETY
(H. T. J. Coleman, Hon. President)
(Geo. Preston, President)
The Philosophical Society meets
every three weeks to discuss problems
of general or particular interest. A
limited number of students from the
two upper years comprises the membership, and provides the program.
Emphasis is laid on student papers,
followed by criticism and informal debate. A few vacancies are reserved
for Fall applications.
GUIDE  CLUB
This Club has been organized so
that Cirl Guides may continue their
interest in guiding while at the University. Pressure of work usually
prevents active Guiding but through
the Guide Club members can follow
the work and development of the
movement. Meetings will be held
once a month, when talks will be
given on Guiding in general. The
Club is open to all Girl Guides, but at
present membership is limited to
thirty.
VARSITY  CHRISTIAN   UNION
The Union has for its object the
defense and proclamation of the fundamental truths of the Christian
Faith,   and   especially   the   need   of
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closer relationship with God, which
is possible only through the redemption offered by Jesus Christ. It desires to present a witness, both spiritual and intellectual, to the truths of
historic, evangelical Christianity. It
is affiliated with the Inter-Varsity
Christian Fellowship of Canada. Its
activities include daily noon-hour meetings, several dinners and informal
squashes during the session, services
in. city churches, and a conference
each term with the University of
Washington.
STUDENT CHRISTIAN
MOVEMENT
The Student Christian Movement on
the campus is open to all students
regardless of creed and colour. The
only qualification is a real interest in
the "raison d'etre," and an honest
attempt to work out an intelligent
philosophy of life. Its activities consist of:
1. Weekly study groups on the Life
and Teachings of Jesus.
2. Study   groups   on   problems   of
modern life;
3. Occasional   week-end   discussion
camps;
4. Spontaneous,    informal    evening
groups in home of members.
5. A spring camp for one week at
the end of the spring term. 110
UNIVERSITY  OF B.   C.
BIOLOGICAL   DISCU8SION   CLUB
(Wm. Tomkinson, President)
The aim of the Club is to further
the interest of undergraduate students
in biological topics. Membership is
limited to twenty-five students: Upper
class students in biology, and second
year students who have taken Biology
1 and are taking either Zoology 1 or
Botany 1. Fortnightly meetings are
held at which papers are presented
by members of the Club and Faculty.
THE ART CLUB
The Art Club was organized four
years ago with the intention of promoting interest in different branches
of Art among students. The work
of the Club consists of sketching,
painting, cartooning, sculpturing, and
discussions and lectures on Art subjects.
UNIVERSITY   ENGINEERING
SOCIETY
(Alfred Buckland, President)
The University Engineering Society
was formed in November, 1932, to act
as a co-ordinating body between the
various clubs in the Faculty of Applied Science, and to supersede the"
University Branch Engineering Institute of Canada. Each branch of engineering has a representative on the
STUDENTS' HANDBOOK
111
committee of the Society, and each
section in turn sponsors a speaker.
UNIVERSITY  PARLIAMENTARY
FORUM
This is an organization formed two
years ago to promote interest in public speaking and debating. Meetings
will be held fortnightly and will be
conducted according to British Parliamentary Procedure, with a Speaker
and organized parties. Debates will
cover topics of current events.
THE PHYSICS CLUB
(Maurice Bloom, President)
The aim of this Club is to enable
students of Physics to hear papers on
the latest developments in that subject, and to provide them with an opportunity to gain experience in the
preparation and delivery of such
papers. In order that these ends may
best be attained, three short papers
on different subjects are usually delivered at each meeting. Membership
is open to all students taking one or
more Physics courses.
JAPANESE CLUB
The objects of the Japanese Students' Club are: (1) to foster higher
learning among its members;   (2)   to 112
UNIVERSITY   OF  B.   C.
promote unity and goodwill among its
members', (3) to promote better understanding with students of other
races attending the University. The
Club holds two regular general meetings, the first at the beginning of the
fail term, and the other at the end of
the spring term. It also holds social
educational meetings. At social educational meetings special emphasis is
placed on the objects of the club.
LITERARY FORUM
(Jean McLean, President)
The Literary Forum has been re-
organzied within the past year, to enable it to cope with the needs of today's college woman. The program
now includes chiefly impromptu discussions on various topics chosen to
assist the members in self expression.
To serve this end, noon hour meetings are held twice a month, at which
Dean Bollert, as honorary president,
proves an able and sympathetic critic.
Anyone 'who is interested in the Literary Forum is asked to communicate
with Jean McLean, president, or with
Rosemary   Edmonds,   past   president.
CANADIAN   OFFICER'S  TRAINING CORPS
The Corps offers a three-year course
in  Military Education.   The  training
STUDENTS' HANDBOOK
113
requires attendance at lectures and
drill parades which are arranged so
as not to interfere with academic
work. An annual camp is held at
Victoria during the Christmas vacation. The Rifle Association, now a
permanent organization, is open to
corps members, who may take part in
various service and miniature range
competitions and Dominion matches.
A C.O.T.C Ball is held usually in the
second term.
CHEMI8TRY  80CIETY
(Robt. McKeown, President)
The object of this Club is to create
an interest in matters pertaining to
chemistry, rather than to supplement
the knowledge of the class-room. It
affords students an opportunity of
reading and listening to papers on all
phases of the science. Membership is
limited to those students taking Chemistry 3 or higher. However, open
meetings are held throughout the
year at which prominent outside
speakers and members of Faculty
speak; all interested are cordially invited to attend such meetings.
FORE8T CLUB
The aim of the Forest Club is to
create interest in forestry in all its
phases.     Instructive   and   interesting UNIVERSITY OF B.   C.
lectures are given by prominent members of the lumbering industry, forestry profession and the faculty.
Papers are also read by the student
members. Although intended primarily for Forest Engineering Students,
the Club is open to all interested in
forestry.
AGRICULTURE CLUB
(Ralph Cudmore, President)
The object of this Club is to create
interest in the various phases of
Agriculture. A series of noon-hour
lectures is arranged, and evening
meetings are held every two weeks.
Public speaking is encouraged by an
annual oratorical contest, and by
minor debates throughout the year.
Interest in livestock is stimulated by
an annual judging competition taking
place at the Experimental Farm at
Agassiz. The feature event of the
year is the Club banquet, held in the
spring, at which trophies are presented for the oratorical contest and for
the livestock judging competition.
Membership is open to all students
interested in Agriculture.
CLASSICS  CLUB
(Leonard   Grant,   President)
The  Classics Club was formed for
those members of Upper years who
STUDENTS' HANDBOOK
115
are interested in classical subjects.
The Club meets every three weeks
during the term when students give
papers on various aspects of the
Greek and Roman civilization. Two
papers are delivered each evening,
and discussion, led by the members
of the staff of the Classics Department, follows.
MATHEMATICS CLUB
The Mathematics Club was founded
for the purpose of discussing problems and methods that are not included in the curriculum. Papers are
given by professors and members, who
number twenty-five, and are chosen
from honour students of the two upper years and graduates. Meetings
are held fortnightly.
NEWMAN CLUB
The Newman Club is the organization of Catholic Students on the University Campus. Its object is to bring
together Catholic Students, each of
whom is automatically a member upon
entering the University. Meetings are
held at frequent intervals and notices
of them sent to the members through
the mails to their residences. 116
UNIVERSITY OF B.   C.
STUDENT LEAGUE
The Student League of Canada is
an organization with Dominion-wide
affiliations. It draws its membership
from among those students who are
becoming   liberal   or   radical-minded.
Its program includes a strong stand
against fascism and war although the
organization is not necessarily pacifist.
PHRATERES
Whose motto is "Famous for Friendliness."
Open to any sorority or non-sorority woman sincerely in sympathy with
its ideals of equality, simplicity, and
friendliness.
Is an activity recognized by the
Alma Mater Society.
Is the first chapter in Canada.
Is one of nine chapters in western
universities which provide for an exchange of ideas made possible through
an  international  biennial  convention.
Welcomes YOU to participate in its
programme and extends to you best
wishes for a pleasant and successful
year.
STUDENTS' HANDBOOK 117
HINTS TO THE FROSH
1. Carry a copy of the Handbook and
read  it  right through.
2. Attend the Alma Mater meetings.
3. Learn the U.B.C. songs and yells.
4. Be wise and wear your insignia.
There is a fine if you don't
5. Use    the    freshman    information
■ bureau. They want to help you.
6. Watch for the notices of any club
in which you are interested.
7. The best way to get in touch with
anyone is through the Arts letter
rack.
8. Keep your work up every day.
9. Freshmen women are urged to consult Dean Bollert about any prob-
'■ lem, however trivial, in connection with their University life.
10. Remember that U.B.C is your
University. US
UNIVERSITY  OF B.  C.
Fraternities
Essentially, fraternities and sororities are merely groups of students,
with common ideals and a natural liking for one another, organized into
secret societies of from fifteen to forty
members each, and they may be
"local", "national", or "international".
Men's and women's fraternities operate in similar ways.
The system whereby these organizations make contacts with prospective
members is known as "rushing". It
consists of association by members of
the fraternity with the prospect
through social affairs and other means
in order to become acquainted with
him, and is carried on according to
definite rules agreed to by all the
fraternities. At the end of the rushing season the fraternity decides
whether or not it wants the person
concerned as a member, and if it does,
one of its members gives him a "bid"—
or invitation to join.
From the Freshmans viewpoint the
rushing season is an opportunity to
"size up" the various fraternities. He
often finds it very difficult to make up
his mind, particularly if a number of
fraternities are rushing him. Thus
the best course for him is to get acquainted  with them as early in the
STUDENTS' HANDBOOK 119
term as possible so that he may form
his own impartial opinion of each of
them, and thus may not allow himself to be "high-pressured" into joining one which is not best suited to
him. It is extremely important to
him, if he joins a fraternity at all, to
join one whose members he really
esteems as individuals, and at the
same time whose ideals are similar
to his own, for under other conditions
than these fraternity life would be a
total failure. Thus if he is not very
enthusiastic about the fraternity or
fraternities that may rush him, he
will be much wiser to refuse their
bids. A more desirable one may rush
him later on in the same or a subsequent year, for sometimes students
are bid as late as their fourth year.
The rushee should investigate thoroughly and impartially the fraternity
question. A fraternity entails considerable financial obligations and he
should know exactly what these are
before accepting a bid. Concerning
these problems, and also concerning
the rushing rules, he may obtain complete information from any member
of a fraternity that is rushing him.
But whether he joins a fraternity
or not he should always remember
that he owes his first loyalty to his
university and its activities. 120 UNIVERSITY  OF  B.  C.
MEN'S
International
Alpha Delta Phi.
Phi Delta Theta.
Phi Gamma Delta.
Sigma Phi Delta. (Engineering).
Zeta Psi.
Psi U.
Delta Upsilon
National
Phi Kappa Pi.
Local
Pi Kappa.
Kappa Theta Rho. (Hebrew).
Alpha Rho Sigma. (Hebrew).
Sigma Alpha Phi.
WOMEN'S
International
Alpha Delta Pi.
Alpha Gamma Delta.
Alpha Omicron Pi.
Alpha Phi.
Delta Gamma.
Kappa Alpha Theta.
Gamma Phi Beta.
Kappa Kappa Gamma.
STUDENTS' HANDBOOK
121
Social Events
FROSH RECEPTION —A dance
given in honour of the incoming students. The Freshmen are expected to
mingle with members of the upper
classes. Introductions are not necessary. One ticket only is allowed each
undergraduate. Takes place about the
second or third week of the fall term.
HOME-COMING — The Annual
Home-Coming Week-End is celebrated early in November. It is intended
to bring the Alumni into closer contact with the students and includes
various entertainments in honour of
the graduates. One of the features is
Theatre Night, at which each class
puts on some short act.
UNDERGRADUATE BALLS—Each
Faculty is allowed to give one
general dance during the year. Of
late the supply of tickets has been
somewhat limited and it is sometimes
difficult to obtain tickets for a dance
unless you are a member of the Faculty in charge.
CLASS PARTIES—Each class of
each Faculty Is allowed to hold one
class party during the year. Members
only of the class holding the dance
are admitted. Class fees pay for
these dances. 122
UNIVERSITY OF B.  C.
HI-JINX—An annual fancy-dress
party for women students only. Any
male students attending this dance in
disguise will be severely chastised.
The Women's Undergraduate Society
takes charge of all arrangements. A
small admission fee is charged. Takes
place during February.   -
MUSICAL SOCIETY CONCERT—
Each Spring the Musical Society gives
a concert in the Auditorium, to which
the public is invited. Several light
operas have been staged with great
success by the Society. An admif
sion fee is charged.
CHRISTMAS AND SPRING
PLAYS—Late in the Fall term the
Player's Club presents four representative plays (including the Student
Prize Play) in the auditorium for students only. Admission is free. The
Club also presents a Spring Play late
in the Spring term which is open to
the public. An admission fee is
charged. (See note on Player's Club
for details of try-outs, Spring Play,
etc.)
CO-ED BALL—A dance arranged
by the Women's Undergraduate Society to which the women students invite the men. Takes place during the
latter part of February.
STUDENTS'   HANDBOOK
123
Songs
Hail, U.B.C.
(Verse)
We wear the blue and the gold
of the victors,  .
We are the men of the U.B.C.
All other teams acknowledge us
masters.
We are strong in adversity.
Work for the day and work for
the morrow,
We are the ones who will do our
share.
Shouting  in  joy  and   silent  in
sorrow,
Bravery conquers care!
(Chorus)
fclail! U.B.C.
Our glorious University.
You stand for aye
Between the mountains and the
sea;
All through life's way,
Let's sing Kla-how-yah Varsity
Tuum Est wins the day
And we'll push on to victory!
Harold King,
Education '32 124
UNIVERSITY   OF   B.   C.	
My Girl's A Hullabaloo
My girl's a hullabaloo,
.She wears the Gold and Blue;
She goes to Varsity too
Just like the others do.
(Chorus)
And in my future life
She's going to be my wife.
How in the world d'ja find that out?
She told me so.
She goes to all the games
Just like the other dames,
I fork out all the change
Just like the others do, etc.
When we go walking
She does the talking,
I do the squeezing,
She does the teazing, etc.
As we grow older
She will grow bolder,
And she will hold her
Head on my shoulder, etc.
There Is A Tavern In The Town
There is a tavern in the town, in the
town,
And there my dear love sits him down,
sits him down,
And   drinks  his   wine   'mid   laughter
free,
And never, never thinks of me.
STUDENTS'   HANDBOOK 125
• (Chorus)
Fare thee well, for I must leave thee,
Do not let the parting grieve thee,
And remember that the best of friends
must part.
Adieu,    adieu    kind    friends;    adieu,
adieu, adieu;
I can no longer stay with you, stay
with you;
I'll hang my harp on a weeping willow
tree,
And may the world go well with thee.
Hail To The Gold And Blue
Sons of our Alma Mater,*
Gird you against the foe,
Count not the cost but fight boys,
And on to victory we'll go.
Hearts that are never weary,
Hearts that are brave and true,
Glorious the cause and worthy,
Hail to the Gold and Blue.
When in thy halls we gather,
May hope attend our way,
When from thy courts we wander,
Let faith and truth alone hold sway.
Go  forth in exultation,
Ever our pledge renew,
Source of our inspiration,
Hail to the Gold and Blue.
Wm.  C.  Gibson. 126
TTMTVBRSITY  OF B.   C.
Alma Mater
Alma Mater, guardian of our youth,
Fair   is   the   laurel   wreath   that
crowns thy brow,
Friend of our country and the friend
of truth
Thy children hail thee now.
Alma Mater, daughter of the years,
The  great of other days are with
thee yet;
Speak  thou  their  high  faith  in  our
duller ears,
Forbid us to forget.
Alma Mater, watcher of the hours,
Thou lookest on the mountains and
the sea,
And rulest in the might of other powers
In loftier majesty.
Alma Mater, feeder of the flame,
High hopes and noble purposes are
thine—
On us, whose pulses quicken at thy
name,
Grant that the light may shine.
Alma Mater, mother of our love,
Many the paths we tread in future
days—
Yet naught that time shall bring can
e'er remove
Thy memory or thy praise.
—H. T. J. Coleman.
STUDENTS'   HANDBOOK 127
Yells
KITSILANO — No 1
Kitsilano,  Capilano,  Siwash  squaw,
Kla-how-yah, Tillicum, Skookum Wah,
Hi-yu, mamook, Mucka mucka zip,
B. C. Varsit, rip, rip, rip,
V-A-R-S-I-T-Y,   VARSITY!
SKYROCKET — No. 2
S-s-s-s-s-s Boom!
Ahahahahahahaaaah.
(Whistle)
Varsity!
LET'S GO VARSITY — No. 3
Let's Go Varsity!
Let's Go Varsity!
Let's Go Varsity!
Fight! Fight! Fight!
LOCOMOTIVE — No. 4
Ssssh! Ssssh! Ssssh! Rah! Rah! Rah!
(Slow)
Ssssh! Ssssh! Ssssh! Rah! Rah! Rah!
(FASTER)
Ssssh! Ssssh! Ssssh! Rah! Rah! Rah!
Varsity Rah! (Very Fast)
KLA-HOW-YAH — No. 5
(This is the yell used to welcome
visiting  teams.)
Kla-how-yah   (Team   name)!
Kla-how-yah   (Team   name)!
Kla-how-yah!   How  are  you?   (Team
name). PRINTED BY
Anderson Printing Co. Ltd.
Vancouver, b. C.
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