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1948-49 TILLICUm
EDITOR: Laura Haahti
Assistant: Novia Hebert
Student Publications' Board 2 The TILLICUM Handbook
Here is a report to awe the seniors. Advance
agents predict that this Freshman class will be
the largest ever, which makes this week a special
historical event.
You will be getting plenty of sterling advice
from the experts, and it is not our intention
No caution will be made that you concentrate on
to add to this output. No formula will be given
here for making friends and influencing parents,
studies, but don't neglect the extra-curricular
end. It won't even be suggested that you join a
No. In keeping with the purpose of this publication, this editorial section will pass along a
piece of information. -
This is the twenty-sixth anniversary of the
Student Trek to Point Grey, which was the
beginnings of the university as we know it. Since
its place as Canada's second-largest, although
then UBC has sprouted rapidly until it has taken
youngest, university.
Today, in a student way, we have a highly
refined form of government that has a cabinet
and a house of representatives, and a large student
budget to spend. We have fine old traditions, like
the Mock Parliament, Frosh Week, and the
Homecoming Ball. Our subsidized free press,
directed entirely by the students, and our student
political   clubs,    and   our   student   broadcasting
studios   are   innovations   that   continually   amaze
visitors from other campuses.
All this would suggest the strides of progress
that UBC has made since the earlier, stormy
founding days. You too can help in this process
by means of that cornily-labelled but vital thing
called "campus spirit."
It just means doing your duty, like voting
discriminately during student elections, and
loyalty. Loyalty first to your university and
secondly to your Frosh class. As the "biggest yet"
Frosh class, you can make an important contribution in this way.
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President  of  UBC
September, 1948
It  gives me  a  particular  pleasure  to  welcome
each succeeding class of young men and women
to  the  University.  Though  education  throughout '
life is a continuous — and should be an enjoyable-
process,  the  freshman  year  at  University has,  I
think,   a   special   importance   in   the   individual's
educational  development.    First,  it  is a  year  of
selection,  based  in  large  measure  on  your  own
individual  judgment.   You   are   in   a   position   to
select a programme of studies which will develop
your own particular aptitudes and lead to particular vocations and you are also in a position to
choose from a very wide variety of extra-curricular activities in  which you will wish  to engage
for your own self-fulfillment and satisfaction.
Some measure of sampling of what the University has to offer is desirable, too much mere
sampling can be harmful.
For this reason it seems to me desirable that
you should from the beginnning of your first
year try to be very conscious of the proportion
of your time which you are devoting to your
primary reasons for coming to University as
compared with the time which you feel you can
afford to secondary pleasures or satisfactions.
The ability and determination to put and keep
first things first is, I think, basic to all real educational  development.
You are now a member of the University — an
adult society, a community of scholars and students.    May you prosper in it.
NORMAN A. M. MacKenzie, President The TILLICUM Handbook
President  of  the  Alma  Mater  Society
The Alma Mater Society of the University of
British Columbia bids you welcome.
We hope that your university career will bring
you both profit and enjoyment, and that everyone
of you will graduate in the Class of '52 or '53.
In your years at UE'C you will find that there
■ are four phases to university life: Academic,
Extra-Curricular, Athletic and Social. I would
remind you that to take full advantage of the
wonderful opportunities before you, you must
participate in all four, fitting each one into a
balanced timetable that will give you the most
rewards now and leave many happy memories
as the years go by.
This year the Alma Mater Society, of which
you will be hearing much in the next few months.
During the past four years UB'C has been through
a tremendous expansion. Each registration brought
an increasing enrolment, and with it increased
student finances which were used for many needed
capital expenditures. But now we are past the
peak, and while costs continue to rise, our funds
are decreasing. Your Students' Council is acutely
aware of this problem, and will make every
effort to keep the Society in sound financial condition by necessary economies. We ask your
support  in  these measures.
In the next few weeks you will be learning a
great deal about our University, its campus, its
organization, its history. I would like to remind
jou of the great event of our history — the Great
Trek of 1923. In that year was born the spirit
and tradition that are becoming associated with
the University of British Columbia, not only
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Remember that you, as the new generation of
students, must carry on spirit and tradition
implied by the words "TUUM EST."
The Students' Council wishes you the very best
in all your fields of endeavour at the University.
May this year and the rest be successful and
happy ones.
Before arriving at UBC, student president Dave
Brousson   was,   variously,   a   student   at   College
and  Normal School in Victoria,  a school-teacher
• in  the Peace River  Block,  and  a Lieutenant  in
the Royal Canadian Army.
Since he came to the campus in 1945, Dave
has engaged furiously in a hydro-headed schedule o. activities that included important work
with the Canadian Legion, Engineering Undergraduate Society, Memorial Gym Planning Committee and Undergraduate Societies Committee.
At the sametime he was enrolled in the difficult
Electrical Engineering course.
But besides student duties, Dave leads a full
private life. At home, Dave is a husband, and the
father to two children. As a business man, Dave
has operated a canteen at Acadia Camp since
1946, and is also a partner in U-Wash, a self-
service laundry here.
Born at Creston, B.C., and reared in Victoria,
Dave is in Fourth Year Applied Science. He
plans to enter the sales and business end of
STUDENTS'  COUNCIL — 1948-1949
President David Brousson
Cecretary         Nancy  Davidson
Treasurer         Paul Plant
U.S.C. Chairman   Dave Williams
W.US.  Chairman   Helen Lindsay
L.S.E. President   Ralph Pedersen
W.A.A. President   Jackie Shearman
M.A.A.  President   Harold M.  Speirs
Junior  Member   .\   Ian  MacKenzie
Sophomore   Member       to  be   elected -
Social   Coordinator       John   Turner
Like all "cities," UBC, the province's eighth
largest "town'' (according to population) has a.
"municipal"   council.
It's function is, to quote the Alma Mater
Society constitution, to 'promote, direct and control all student activities."
Every Monday night is C night on the campus; .
the Student Councillors get together in true
legislative fashion, and lose sleep haranguing each
_ other until the early morning hours. As a result,
Council members can usually be distinguished
by their half-open, pink-rimmed eyes.
Until 1946, the popular nickname for the tired-
looking student executive was the Dirty Nine.
This institution became obsolete when rapid
growth of the student body, vitaminized by
iuture veteran enrolment, was foreseen.
A group, the Student Government Revision
Committee, headed by Jim Wilson of Commerce
'46, realized that with the extra administrative
burden, the Council were in danger of becoming
even more 'atigued. To offset this danger, two
new Council officers were created, not only to
relieve the existing nine councillors of a portion
Oi their duties but also to ensure greater repre-
sentaticn of the student public. The report was
ratified and became law in 1946, and the present
Dirty   Eleven   was   born.
Though each university club's budget is apporved
or determined by the Council treasurer early in
the fall of each year, the club's executive and
programs are of its own choosing.
Constitutionally the entire student body as the
Alma Mater Society meets twice an academic year.
Matters of special importance are discussed from
the floor to enable Council members to ascertain
the wishes of the majority.
Formerly represented on Council, the Publications Board is now a semi-independent body.
Its Editor-in-Chief, Ron Haggart holds an "A"
office and an ex-officio position on Council. 12 The TILLICUM Handbook
Nancy Davidson
When very young, hazel-eyed Nancy, accompanied by her parents, moved from her birth-place
in Brandon, Manitoba to Vancouver. Almost
immediately she began racking up a formidable
number   of  achievements.
From editing class annuals in both junior
and senior high schools, not to mention taking
part in dramatics and being one of the top "brass"
in girls Air Force Cadet Corps, she gr*luated to
UBC. A member of the Letters Club and president
of honorary Delta Sigma Pi.
Paul Plant
Since high school days, Paul has dexteriously
combined muscles and business sense to a marked
degree. He has been equally active, in athletics
and student affairs.
In recognition of this double ability, at Magee
High School in his graduating year, he was
given a big block athletic award, and elected
student treasurer. Last year at UBC, Paul continued to employ his two-fold talent by managing
the junior basketball team and serving as treasurer  of  the  Men's  Athletic Directorate. 14 The TILLICUM Handbook
Dave Williams
This year, Dave will experiment in the realm
of possibilities. He is going to see if it is possible
to graduate in a stiff Law course and still serve
on Council in his double capacity of chairman
of USC, the Students' "democratic voice," and
as head of the Discipline Committee.
Another married Councillor, Dave and his wife
have set up housekeeping in Victoria. Dave enrolled at UBC in 1941, interrupted his studies
with a two-year stint in the Army. He has been,
an almost-permanent executive member of Parliamentary  Forum.
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Helen Lindsay
Under Helen's leadership, something new will
be added to WUS activities this year. Speakers
will be brought to the campus who will lecture
on subjects exclusively of interest ot coeds.
Twenty-one year-old Helen came to UBC from
she served on WUS as president of third-year
Magee   High   School,   where   she   was   active   in
Hi-Y and wmen's war work. 16 The TILLICUM Handbook
-Roger Pedersen
Known as a man who loves a good argument,
Roger, a Pre-Law sludent, has been indulging
in his favorite pastime almost from his first days
on the campus.
Vocal in msny phases of campus life, he distinguished himself as one of the founding members cf the Social Problems Club, as an active
member of the Canadian Legion, as a winner of
a Parliamentary Forum debating award and as a
McGoun Cup finalist,
Jackie   Shearman
Jackie's training in sports began at Lord Byng
High School, where she was normally active in
Softball, volleyball, and grass hockey.
She continued to play grass hockey at UBC,
but with such fury that a Big Block was the
logical result. Her second .Big Block was for
basketball, and since the number of awards is
unlimited, Jackie may add yet another to her
sweater. 18 The TILLICUM Handbook
Harold Speirs
A product of Lord Byng playing fields, where
he starred at Rugger, Bud is a three-time winner
of UBC Big Block award.
The tall, dark athlete is interested in all sports
and has played with many campus squads. In
'45-'46 he captained the English Rugby team. An
ex-army Lieutenant, Bud served with the Sea-
forths ior four years.
Bud will wind up a five-year course this year
and graduate with a double degree in Agriculture
and   Commerce.
Ron Haggart
As official "watcher-bird" on Students' Council
who keeps students informed of each step taken
by tee student government, Ron serves in an
ex-offieio, non-voting capacity.
He will carry on the Student Publications Board
tradition of exposing any motion by the "Dirty
Eleven which smackes of too much power-weild-
A major in Economics and Political Science,
Ron has been a member of the Pub crew who
nest in the North Brock basement for three years 20
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B'crmer Freshman president Peter Murphy, who
topped the Sophcmore Member balloting last
Cpring, will be unable to return to the campus
for medical reasons. Election of a member to this
office will be held at the beginning of the 1948
Fall term.
i   John "Chick" Turner
The youngest member of Students' Council has
been known, on occasion to out-jabberwock-talk
the language's originator, Lewis Carroll.
Now graduating with honors in Political Science,
Chick has included among his hydra-headed
extra-curricular activities, an editorship of both
Daily Ubyssey and Totem sports sections. Besides
being a former member of the Varsity Swimming
Team, Chick is a two-year letterman at Track
and co-holder of the 100-yard record in the
Pacific Northwest Conference. 22 The TILLICUM Handbook
Ian  MacKenzie
"Just a student" Ian is probably living proof
that averageness wins in the end. Sciencemen
Ian, wh is serving in his first student office,
edged out a formidable list of opponents in the
Spring Elections.
In his time-honored capacities of Junior Member he will serve as the Council "water-boy"
as everybody's right-hand man, and as chairman
of Frosh Week. Interested in every phase of
student activities, especially athletics, Ian is in
3rd Year Forestry. In the Army for three years,
Ian was with the 48th Highlanders in Italy.
U.C or the Undergraduate Societies Committee,
is the one body on the campus which brings
directly together representatives from all undergraduate Societies, as well as one or two graduate groups,  whose  members pay AMS fees.
USC is directly concerned with the well-being
of every student, and hears his particular problems through that student's particular undergraduate society.
USC Chairman Dave Williams, in addition to
those duties, also sits on Council, and brings to
this body the views of the undergraduate groups
whom he represents. Jobs falling to the lot of
USC to execute include the work of the Discipline and Judicial Committees, whose duty it
is to enforce the code of the AMS, and the work
o   looking after the AMS elections.
To date, the three-year-old USC, romper-
clad infant of the student administrative system,
has not played as important a role in campus
affairs as its founder envisioned. It was suffering
from "growing pains." As a result, aside from
a few specific jobs, USC has had very little responsible power.
It will be the job of this year's USC, under the
pilotship of chairman Williams, and with the
help of every undergraduate student, to make
the organization  stronger. 24
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Editor-in-Chief        Ron   Haggart
Managing  Editor     Val  Sears
Editor of the Totem   (to be appointed)
Editor  of  the  Thunderbird       D.  K.   Paul,
Editor of the Tillicum    Laura Haahti
Mouthpiece of the student body in all phases
of activity is the function of THE DAILY
UBYSSEY, prime publication of the Student
Publications Board.
From the pub offices, located in the north
basement of Brock Hall, the hundred odd student
journalists write, edit, compose, and distribute
five   regular  publications.
Most prominent effort of the board is the
UBYSSEY. Dating back to 1918 the UBYSSEY-
has evolved from the monthly ANON in 1916
advancing through the stages of bi-weekly, weekly
twice weekly, thrice weekly, and now for the
first time in the history of the University, to a
Administration of the full-size four-page sheet
is handled largely by Managing Editor, Val
Commencing the first week in September, THE
DAILY UBYSSEY will bring students up-to-the-
minute campus news daily Tuesday, Wednesday,
Thursday and Friday. Printing technicalities ren-
der it impossible to publish on the remaining days
of the week.
The  costs are met  through  the  combined  resources of advertising revenue and student council
grant, no point of sale charge being made to the
. students.
The TOTEM, annual chronicle of your year at
UBC, hit over 350 page - 6000 picture mark last
year and is expected to achieve even greater
acclaim this year.
The three-time All American Award winning
yearbook hits the campus just prior to exams in
April and is sold to the students at the ridiculously
low price of $3.75.
The TILLICUM, the invaluable aid to freshman
you are now reading, the literary magazine
THUNDERBIRD, published quarterly, and the
student telephone directory make up the balance
pf the pub's service to the University.
A solicitious welcome is extended to all inter -
sted freshman  to  availa  themselves of the unequalled opportunity to learn journalism afforded
by the pub.
Regardless of previous experience you will be
writing new stories, columns, editorials as well
as the next man who happens to be William
Allan  White. ,,
Thirty for now, see you soon. 28
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. The Literary and Scientific Executive is the
governing body which directs the extra-curricular
activities. Under Student Councillor Roger Ped-
ei^sen, President of the LSE, its secretary and
'the presidents of eleven clubs meet twice a
month to keep their fingers on club matters.
All club presidents meet with Roger once each
term. Minor clubs are represented on the LSE
by Roger and five of their number who are
elected to the Major Executive each year. The
Player's Club, Musical Society, Mamooks, Parliamentary Forum, Student Christian Movement,
and Radio Society are permanent major clubs.
. The first Friday of the term is the LSE registration day when Frosh are registered for club
activities. The second week of the term will be
club week when all clubs hold special open membership meetings to acquaint prospective members
with cub activities.
This year the registratipn procedure will differ
slightly. Introduced by Pedersen, a new card
index system will operate, which will feature
fill-ins for club membership, club offices held if
any, and billeting blanks'.
Another innovation is the contact sheet system
for major club business forms. This will contain
the L.S.E. contacts handled.
This year again the Special Events Committee
under L.S.E. will present talented instrumentalists,
vocalists, speakers, and six scheduled concerts
of the Vancouver Symphony, all of which are
financed  in part by the Pass Feature System.
The Literary and Scientific Honorary Society
includes Faculty members and Students who
particularly   merit   the   Society   pin.
.Amateur Radio Operator's Association
American Institute of Electrical Engineers
American Institute of Chemical Engineers
American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Architectural Society
Biological Discussions Club
B'nai B'rith Hillel Foundation
B.C. Teachers Federation,  U.B.C.  Branch
, Camera Club
Chemical Instituteof Canada
Chess Club
Chinese Varsity Club
Christian   Science   Organization
G. M. Dawson Club
Civil Engineering Club
El Circulo Latino Americano
Economics Society
Engineering Institute of Canada
Engineering Physics Society
Engineers Christian Fellowship
Film Society
Girl  Guide Club
Forest Club
Jazz Society
Jr. Agricultural Institute of Canada
'. International Relations Club
Historical   Society
Jokers Club
Le Cerele Francais
Letters Club
I Mamooks
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Mathematics Club
Men's Public Speaking Club
Musical Society
Newman Club
Parliamentary Forum
Pharmaceutical Society
Physics Exchange Society
Physics Society
-Players' Club
Pre-Opt'ometry Club
Psychology Club
Rover Club
Social  Problems  Club
Society of Microbiologists
Student Christian Movement
Student CCF Club
Student Liberal Club
Student  LPP  Club
Student Progressive Conservative  Club
Student Technocracy Study Group
Symphonic Club i
Thunderbird Gliding and Soaring Club
- University Band
University Radio Society
University Symphonic Orchestra Society
Varsity   Christian   Fellowship
Varsity Dance Orchestra
Varsity Pipe Band Club
Women's Public Speaking Club
President—Jim Argue
The Players' Club, now entering its 34ith year
of existence, maintains its reputation for being
one of the most active clubs on the campus by
producing three short plays in the fall and ont
long play in the spring. Post-war years again
bring the Spring Tour when Thespians participating in the spring play make a tour of the
Province to satisfy their public.
There's always something doing in the Green
Room, so whether it's acting, costume designing,
stage setting, or anything connected with the
stage, it's the Players' Club for you. Membership
is limited. You will be chosen on the basis of
competitive  try-outs and  technical  skill.   ,
President—John Fish
To encourage an appreciation of music, each
Spring the Society produces a light opera for
which their members sing, act, play in the orchestra, or help with costumes and make-up.
A subsidiary Glee Club gives enjoyment to those
wishing to sing but without operatic leanings. In
conjunction with the Radio Society, "Mussoc"
members give solo performances over the air.
A private try-out or interview will admit you
to "Mussoc" ranks whether you have musical
talent in any line or whether you have armchair
interests in music or musical productions.
this   campus   service   organization   has   charge 34
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of cheer-leading, poster-painting, ticket sales,
ushering, dance-decorations, coat-chedking, and
a long et cetra. Active members are chosen
'from competent applicants on a probationary
basis BUT the number of applicants is not limited
and anyone interested may apply.
In addition 'to providing campus life with oil
for its machinery and sequins for its glamour,
Mamooks guarantee a hearty welcome and a busy
year for those enterprising Frosh.
Weekly debates are the main occupation of
Forumites who belong to a club committed to
foster debating and public speaking on the campus.
Inter-university, inter-faculty, and "intersex"
debates provide opportunity for men and women
of every year and faculty to test their mental
prowess and physical stamina. Besides the Mc-
Goun Cup and Frosh Debates, Spring and Fall
Mock Parliaments are arranged so that even the
most timid frosh may rise and say a very few
words without weeks of rehearsal, work, and
The S.C.M. is a fellowship open to all students
whose purpose is to seek truth, to understand
and live the Christian life and discover what
loyalty to God through Jesus Christ implies for
them in all areas of living.
Weekly study groups, noon-hour meetings and
informal discussions are held on the basic documents of Christian faith, on student problems
concerning God, man, and the meaning of exist-
ence, and on the Christian Ways of life in both
its individual and social aspects.
Regular periods of group worship are provided
on the campus in addition to service in city
churches. Weekend camps and conferences, and
frequent firesides and social events round out
the program.
Through conferences, work camps, student exchange, visitors and periodicals, members of the
S.C.M. develop contacts with students across
Canada and throughout the world.
Event of the year for Radsoccers was the construction of the slick new studio. Facilities of
the complete unit now consist of two studios, a
Central control room with complete modern
e-,iiirr"e"t tran«crintion room with space for
1000 records; and an outer administrative office
where continuity is written and files kept. The
organization of the radio society is patterned as
closeley as possible on that of a commercial radio
station, in order to instruct members both male
and   coed,  under  actual  broadcasting  conditions.
Evidence of the success of this policy is the
large number of club members who have obtained positions in radio. URS now operates on
two networks, the campus line, and a line hookup to all local radio station?. Last vear. URC
produced two trans-Canada broadcasts on the
WURF series. WURF the network of the four
Western universities, had for its chairman URS
past president Ernest Perault. 36 The TILLICUM Handbook
President— ~ |JjJj
The club, formed on the campus last year is
open to these interested in amateur radio operation.
With headquarters in Hut 22, "The Home of
Hams" to A.R.O.A. has a phone station on the
air capable of voice communication throughout
the world. Now a board member on the council
of the British Columbia Amateur's Association,
the club plans to become affiliated with both the
Canadian and American Amateur Association.
The Institute holds weekly meetings at which'
members present papers  on  chemical   industries.
Outside speakers are sponsored and a large number of field trips are made.
The Institute enables members to present and
discuss scientific papers, make field trips to industries of interest, and take part in various other
activities pertaining to Electrical Engineering.
Meetings are held every two weeks.
Membership is limited to 3rd and 4th year students in Electrical Engineering but students in
lower years are welcome to attend.
The UBC branch, of the A.I.M.E. was formed
n 1938 to give students practical engineering knowledge. Papers are given by students and guest
Membership is limited to students registered in
or definitely intending to register in Mechanical
Organized   last   year   the   Architectual   Society
gives its members practical study in architecture
while trying to promote a healthy interest of achi-
tecture in the study body.
Membership   is   limited   to   students   registered
or interested in architecture.
. Meetings of the Biological Club are held every
second week at homes of the members. Papers are
read by members and frequently a guest speaker
is present. Practical aspects of biology which are
of  interest to  the  layman  are  discussed.
Membership is limited to 25 and Biology is a prerequisite.
A Jewish student organization designed, to promote and carry out a religious, cultural, educational, social and counselling program. Through its efforts Hillel aims to foster friendship, co-operation . I
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and tolerance among the various religious groups
on the campus. Any student at the university,
irrespective of race, color, creed is invited to become a Hillel member and participate in its
Organized last year, the B.C.T.F. carries to
graduates and students in Teacher Training the
activities of the parent organization. Membership
, is restricted to persons holding teaching certificates
and members of the Teacher Training Class. Anyone interested in entering the profession is invited
to hear any of the guest speakers.
Formed in 1939 to further the science and art of
photography and its applications, and to facilitate
the  exchange  of   information  and   ideas  on  the
subject, Camera Club members meet every two
.   weeks last year, heard guest speakers and held
a photographic salon in conjunction with Visitors
Day.   AH   students   with   an   active   interest   in
photography  are   invited  to  join.  There  will  be
an inter-university salon this fall.
Formed last year, the C.I.C. holds regular meetings to acquaint its members with the latest
developments in Chemical Engineering. Membership is limited to those registered in Chemistry.
The purpose of the club is to bring together
students on the campus who are interested in
playing chess. Meetings are held from three to
four times a week, where members can both play
and become acquainted with others having the
same interests. Tournaments are held with other
clubs throughout the year and downtown experts
are invited periodically to the meetings to instruct
the members. An annual inter-club tournament
will be held for the Helman Trophy: the winner
each year will have his name printed on the shield. '
Both novices and experienced players are urged
to join the Chess Club.
All Chinese students upon entering U.B.C. automatically become members of this club organized
to promote friendly relations among Chinese students and international goodwill among other
campus organizations.
Alumni and Chinese Varsity members get together at the Annual Graduation Banquet held at
the end of each term.
President— ■
The Christian Science Orangization, University
of British Columbia is formed and conducted
under Article XVIU Section 8 of the Manual
of the Mother Church, The First Church of
Christ Scientist, Boston, Mass. Members of the
University   and   graduates  who   show   an   active 40 The TILLICUM Handbook
interest in Christian Science are eligible for
The organization holds bi-monthly religious
meetings and sponsors an annual lecture on the
campus by a member of the Christian Science
Board of Lectureship. Activities and functions
of the group are similar to the numerous other
Christian Science university organizations in the
United States and Canada.
All students interested in learning more of
.Christian Science are cordially invited to attend
our meetings.
The Civil Engineering Club sponsors regular
meetings to discuss problems relative to Civil
Engineering. At thfise meetings papers are read
and practicing civil engineers are invited to speak.
Membership is limited to 3rd and 4th year students in Civil Engineering but students in lower
years are welcome to attend the meetings.
1- resident—
Membership is open to students who have taken
or are taking two courses in geology or who have
spent one year with a geological survey. The
membership fee is one dollar, and for an additional
dollar members may become student members of
the Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallury.
Lectures are given by members of prominent
. engineers, followed by discussion and a social
The   Economics   Society   was   founded   in   the
spring of 1943 for those with an active and independent interest in economics. Activities of the
club include research for members of the Commerce staff. Papers are read by members and guest
speakers are followed by discussions.
Twice monthly meetings to acquire facility in'
the Spanish language in the program of this new
club. At one meeting conversation is the aim
while guest speakers take the other meeting.
Games, film and songs also help to further the
knowledge of the Spanish language, history and
Composed of students from all branches of
engineering, the E.I.C.. student branch, soonsors
guest sneakers and field trips. Its members also
attend the student night ot the Vancouver Senior
branch of the E.I.C., where student chapter members give papers.
Organized last year, the Engineering Physics
Society sponsors meetings at which problems
of the Physics Engineers are discussed.
Membership is limited to those registered in
Engineering Physics or those intending to register. MINOR CLUBS
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Organized in 1938, this club was started for ttw=
purpose of showing educational films to interested
students and thus became affiliated with the National Film Society. Last year it branched out
into the entertainment field which it wiH continue to do this year at noon hour and evening
Members joining }n J.947-48 will also take part
in an energetic undertaking, the filming of some
topic of special value to U.B.C. such as a general
history of the Alma Mater Society,
The Forestry Club considers the problems facing
the practicing forester and logger. Lectures are
given by prominent members -of the lumbering
industry, foresty profession and the faculty and
etc. Papers are given by members. Publication
of a yearly periodical is also undertaken. Membership is open to forestry students or those intending to register in forestry.
The Girl Guide Club was organized to promote
an active interest in Guiding among the women
on the campus with a special view towards providing leaders for Guide Patrols.
Membership is open to former guides and those
interested in guiding.
T resident-
Composed   primarily   of   upper   years   History
Honor   students,   this   society   welcomes   the   attendance   of  any   student   interested   in   History.
Papers are given by the 3rd year students in turn.
Sponsored by the Carnegie Endowment for
International Peace, this club aims at promoting
the study of world affairs from an unbiased
and objective point of view.
Discussion groups are held and competent
speakers on world affairs sponsored at intervals,
The club has several hundred books on international affairs, to which the Carnegie Endowment regularly donates new volumes, and in the
club office behind Brock Hall current periodicals
pamphlets, etc. are available to members.
Membership is open to any student subscribing
to the aims of the club. Foreign student's are
particularly welcome.
Students interested in jazz may use a large library of books, records, and magazines on the
subject free of charge when they join this club.
Weekly record sessions and live jam sessions during the term are offered by the Jazz Society while
its members wul receive valuable and enjoyable
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Formerly known as the Jr. Canadian Society oi
Technological Agriculturist, the Jr. A.I.C. promotes
interest in the parent organization among the
students registered in Agriculture.
The Jokers Club immediately makes life on
the U.B.C. campus more lively with its zany
stunts and willing backing of many athletic
events, dances, and drives, particularly the War
Memorial Gymnasium Drive. All male students
not affiUated with Greek fraternities are eligible
to become Jokers.
. Fortnightly meetings devoted to lectures, French
music and conversations, games, songs and playlets
help to promote a knowledge of French speech
and custons. Members are chosen from the upper
years and a few vacancies are reserved for the
fall applications.
Founded in 1918, the Letters Club is the oldest
discussion club on the cairipus. Meetings are held
fortnightly  to  discuss literature  and  papers  are
read by members.
The discussion of problems and methods not in-
eluded in the curriculum is the purpose of Mathematics Club members. At the fortnightly meetings
•papers are given by professors and members with
a competition for the best paper. Membership is
limited to 25.
The Men's Public Speaking Club is organized to
train men in self-expression. Lectures are given
by prominent men on public speaking.
Membership is open.
This club attempts to bring together on a threefold basis—social, religious and intellectual—
Catholic students, each of whom is automatically
a member upon entering the University. Meeting
notices are sent through the maU.
Students registered in Pharmacy are eligible
for membership in the Pharmacetical Society.
Regular meetings are held at which prominet
Vancouver Pharmacists and Doctors speak on
curent problems in Pharmacy.
Composed of Honors and Graduate Physics
students, the club holds weekly meetings at which
one member-jpresents a talk dealing with some
subject in Physics, the talks being collected and
published later in a mimeographed booklet. 46
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The object of the Physics Society is to provide
for its members the opportunity to give, hear and
discuss papers on subjects of interest to students
in physics. Memberhip is automatic for honor
students in Physics and open to junior, senior and
graduate students in Physics.
Recently organized, this club endeavours to further the cause of a second Optometry School in
Canada here at U.B.C. Meetings are held regularly through the term to hear guest speakers, to see
films, and to arrange tours. AU students intending
to enter Optometry are cordially invited to become
Bi-weekly   meetings   feature   social   discussion
and social activities for members who are chosen
through applications and must have completed a
course in Psychology. '
This newly-formed group is primarily devoted
to hiking. It welcomes strong-legged members of
athletic bent with similar interests.
Causes   and  effects   of   the   problems  of   contemporary society in our own and other economic
r political systems are discussed by members of
S.P.C. Prominent men and Women of public life
are brought to the campus to address open meetings through its auspices while the regular members participate in discussion groups at noon and
in the evening. Last year's successful program
included the topic of immigration, national minorities and Russia.
Membership is open to any student interested in
the social problems of this modern age.
When, by an amendment to Article XVIII, Section 4 of the AMS Code in 1947, political clubs
were allowed to organize on the campus. This
action has fanned the already burning interest in
politics on the campus.
Such groups are only allowed to organize
if they have no ties with outside organizations.
They can, however, affiliate with inter-campus
political organizations, and can bring political
speakers to the campu to argue for their political
philosophy. Last year's list of guests, many who
aroused sensational interest, ranged from alleged
Fascist von Schuschnigg to Canadian Communist
Tim Buck.
Members of campus political clubs carry "party
cards" just like their outside counterparts, and
once a year meet in the grand arena of the Mock
Parliament. The clubs are:
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The philosophies and economic principles of
Technocracy are discussed by members of the
Student Technocracy Study Group at regular
Membership is open.
The Symphonic Club serves as a medium to
foster an interest in, and the appreciation of
classical music through concerts, films, speaker-
and special programs. Concerts consist of requests
from members.
The club also acts as a sustaining organization
for the newly formed University Symphonic
To those interested in the development of aviation on this campus, this club offers many ad^
vantages. Lectures on aerodynamics, meteorology
end other interesting topics are given throughout
the year, together with practical experience in the
construction and flying of gliders. This year the
club will have in operation two primary gliders
and is drawing up plans for the construction of
a utility sailplane. Register early as the membership is necessarily limited.
A concert and military band under the direction
of Mr. Arthur H. Delamont, well-known Vancouver bandmaster was established in 1938 to play at
tathletic games and pep-meets.
. In conjunction with Professor Adaskin and the
Music Department the University Concert Orchestra has been expanded to form the University
Symphonic Orchestra Society. Mr. Albert Steinberg, Concert Master of the Vancouver Symphony,
has been engaged as Musical Director for the
Society. The Society will hold two rehearsals each
week and will give 4 concerts in the coming year.
All string, woodwind and brass instrumentalists
j are invited to join.
The V.F.C. welcomes all students who desire J.
know the- living God through Jesus Christ, H's Sen.
Open noon-hour meetings, a weekly study and
discussion group and informal meetings in the
homes of members are part of the year's program.
Members also serve in city churches.
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The  Engineers'  Christian  Fellowship,   affiliated
with  the  Varsity  Cristian  Fellowship,   welcomes
-all  engineers who  wish  to  know  Christ  and  to
make him known.
Its   activities   include   prayer   meetings,   Bible
'studies   and   speaker   meetings.   The   Fellowship
also holds several informal parties and firesides. 50
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Members play at pep-meets, club functions and
certain   outside   dances.   Naturally,   with   U.B.C.'s
crowded social calendar, the members are extremely busy.
The Varsity Pipe Band Club welcomes pipers
and drummers and those interested in learning
to play the bagpipes and drums. Practices are
held. weekly.
Pipes kilts and professional instruction are given
to those sincerely interested in pipe band work.
The Women's Public Speaking Club is a club
organized to train women in self-expression.
'Noon-hour meetings are held twice each month'
at which speeches and debates prepared by members are held.
Outside critics including Dean Mawdsley give
valuable support. Membership is open.
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Wherever intelligent men gather to work and
toil, they allot a certain amount of their time to
recreation and play. Even at the time the University was entrenched in the ancient, now renowned "Fairview Shacks," athletics have had
their place in the lives of the students.
The evolution has been slow, yet has taken on
a definite pattern in its progression. At the beginning recreational games were arranged within
, the college. From that point, as the students
became more proficient, competitions took place
with outside of the city teams. Then as the University grew in size and outlook, the seemingly
unsurmountable step was taken when we competed against Universities east of the Rockies.
Like Hannibal, Caesar or Alexander, we found
our lines of communications stretched to the
breaking point so we turned to our only other
outlet, the south, for new fields to conquer.
The University has doubled and trebled in
the last twenty-five years. In tune with this,
athletics have undergone a complete metamor-
phasis. This change has been purely physical
' however. It was stated many years ago that the
aim of the Men's Athletic Association was to
promote clean sport, and to prevent the unhealthy.
condition resulting from indoor work of the
student. This is still the primary aim of the
Men's Athletic Directorate.
There are coaches for all sports, who give their
time voluntarily and who have proved themselves more than proficient in their particular
fields of athletics. They have been carefully
"selected with a view to the influence they have
on their athletes, with your support they try to
develop firstly, sportsmanship, secondly, a winning team. ,
The University seeks to leave the road open
ior star athletes to further their prowess and at
• the same time it seeks to develop young, inexperienced athletes. There are many different
sports and teams of all calibres in each spD:t;
the places on teams are given without favoritism
; or prejudice, nationality, age, experience, pedigree, bankroll or past records, the position is
alw ys open to the best man. There is an oppoi-
tunity for anyone who is physically fit, and we
• are anxious for you to take advantage of this.
^Furthermore the comradeship that is gained from
^undertaking an athletic endeavour is a permanent
Jtbing, when the muscles grow stiff and the tendons
; tight  the  memories  of  the  past  fields  of  battle
still live. I urge you, even if you have no par-
t'cular   adaptability   for   athletics- to   come   out
and support the teams. To seme of you who are ■
fnot capable of active participation we offer positions managing these teams.
Here we offer freshmen the opportunity to
tplay on any team on which he can make a place.
'The freshmen classes in the past have had men
fon   the  first   teams   in   every  sport;   that   is   the
challenge that they leave. Watch the notice boards
[for the first practice and come on out even if it is
just to watch. ,
No male student is allowed during the session
to take part in athletic competition or games foil
any team or organization other than a University
team without the consent, in writing, of the
Men's Athletic Directorate, approved by resolution
oi the Students' Council. Any student so doing/
in violation of this regulation will automatically
forfeit all claim to an athletic award in any
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Physical   Directors
Mr. Bob Osborne — Director of Physical Education,  Men.
Miss Marion Henderson — Director of Phy-'
sical Education, Women. ,
In recent years, since the appointment of
Mr .Osborne to his present position, this department has developed into one of the largest in the
University. Organized gym classes, tumbling,
wrestling, boxing, badminton, archery, table tennis and other physical activities are all part of an
excellent program ior physical well being on the
campus. The instructors also endeavour to guide.
students in the development of an extensive:
intramural program. It is hoped that with the
growth of student interest in health and physical
education this department will scon be able to
offer more courses in the theory and practice of
Physical Education.
In the stadium are facilities for all those who
wish to have a workout in weight-lifting, boxing,
or handball at any time during the day. This
equipment is available to all just for the asking.
Certain free periods in the gym will enable
students to practice basketball, and in the case of
the newly completed fJeld-house, rugby, soccer,
track and field,  etc.
The instructors offices are located in the gymnasium building where students may obtain a
schedule of classes.
(1)   General
The Intramural program under the direction
of the Department of Physical Education, aims
to provide an opportunity for all students to
compete in organized athletic sports and to par-
ticipate  in  wholesome  active  recreation.
Freshmen are urged to form groups as soon as
.•possible and to watch the notice boards in the
C gymnasium. Applications for entry should be
■ handed in to the office of the Director of Intra-
' murals not later than October 1, ,
Application forms can be obtained from the
Secretary   in   Mr.   Osborne's   office.   Each   new
entry   must   be   signed   by   at   least   twenty-five
'"jn§mbers of the prospective faculty, year or group,
2)   Intramural  Organization
The Administrative Board of Intramural Athletics consists of the foUowing members:
1 Director of Physical Education (ex-officio)
2 Director of Intramurals (Chairman)
3 President of the Men's Athletic Association
or appointee of the Men's Athletic Directorate.
4 Representative of the Big Block Club
5 Ubyssey sports editor or his appointee
6 An appointee from each registered organization.
The board will hold regular meetings.
Fifteen fraternities and seventeen other organizations embracing clubs, residences, faculties,
out-of-town groups and ex-high school groups
comprised the entry list for the 1947-48 season.
Competitions included voUeyball, crosscountry,
golf, badminton, swimming, skiing, table tennis,
basketball, boxing and wrestling, Softball, track
and field.
The Governor's cup, emblematic of the aggregate championship was won by a fraternity team
for the second year in a row. The Beta Theta Pi's
had a narrow win over the Phi Delta Theta's'. 56
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The following are  the final standings  of the
intramural teams and winners of individual events.
1. Beta Theta  Pi  	
2. Phi Delta Theta 	
3. Physical   Education
4. Kappa   Sigma   ...:	
5. Sciencemen    	
6. Delta   Upsilon   	
7. Aggies  	
8. Alpha   Delta   Phi   ..
9. Psi   Upsilon    	
10. Kats     ......
11. Phi  Kappa  Pi  	
12. Jokers 	
13. Phi   Gamma   Delta
13.   Termites  ••	
15. Legion   	
16. Forestry   	
17. Jondos   	
18. Newman  Club  	
19. Beta  Chi  	
20. Norvans   	
21. Phi Kappa  Sigma  ...
22. Pre-Med   	
23. Pharmacy   	
24. Zeta   Beta   Tau   	
25. Chi   Sigma   Chi   	
26. 1st   Engineers   	
27. Commerce  	
28. Sigma Phi Delta ........
29. Mad  Hatters   	
30. Zeta   Psi   	
31. Alpha   Tau   Omega
32. Union  College   	
33. Teacher   Training   ....
33.   Trail  Smoke  Eaters
J5.   Brikits    	
36. Acadia Camp	
37. Fort  Camp  	
38. Anglican   College   .
Volleyball    ••    Phi   Delta  Theta
. Cross   Country       Legion
Golf   ■•    Delta  Upsilon'
Badminton   ••     Alpha  Delta  Phi
'Swimming    • •   Physical Education
Skiing  ~ ■■   Sciencemen
Table Tennis ••  Sciencemen
Boxing and Wrestling   Physical Education
SoftbaU    ••    Physical  Education
- Track and Field   Beta Theta Pi and Kappa
Sigma  (Tie).
Membership in the Men's Athletic Association
is automatic for all male students holding Alma
Mater Society cards. The governing body is the
Men's Athletic Directorate. The aim of the Men's
Athletic Association is to aid the organization
and administration of Men's Athletics at the
University of British Columbia.
President of the Men's Athletic Association
for 1948-49 season is "Bud" Speirs. An outstanding
English Rugby player, he has won a Big Block
Award in that sport in 1946, 1947 and 1948, as
President of the Men's Athletic Association he is1
automatically the Chairman of the Men's Athletic
Directorate and is a member of the Student'sl
The various athletic groups and clubs which
are under the Men's Athletic Association include:
1. American Football team
2. Archery Club
3. Badminton Club
4. Basketball Teams
5. Big Block Club
Br Boxing and Wrestling Clubs
7. Cricket Club
8. English Rugby Teams
9. Fencing  Club 58
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10. Fish and Game Club
11. Golf Club
12. Grass  Hockey  Club
13. Gymnasium Club
14. Ice Hockey  Club
15. Outdoor Club
16. Ski  Team
17. Soccer Teams
18. Swimming Club
19. Track and Field Club
20. Tennis Club
21. Rowing Club
The Men's Athletic Association is recognized
as a local board of the Amateur Athletic Union
of Canada.
OFFICERS — 1948-49
Harold M "Bud" Speirs       Chairman
Dave Comparelli    Secretary
Walter Ewing      ••  Treasurer
K.   F.   "Tony"   Osborne  —   Director   of   Physical
Dr. John Allardyce — Faculty Representative
Dr.  F.  Dickson  — Faculty  Representative
Joe Rita — Alumni Association Representative
Ned  Larsen — Minor  Sports Representative   "
Dick  Penn  — Basketball  Senior  Manager
Ken Downs — Football Senior Manager
Doug Woodley — English Rugby Senior Manager
Jerry  Supeene — Soccer  Senior  Manager
Dick  Blockberger —  Ubyssey  Sports Editor
Ole Bakken — Graduate Manager of Athletics
Since this University entered the Pacific
Northwest Inter-Collegiate Athletic Conference two
years ago, there has been a definite swing to extramural competition with universities and colleges
south of the border. Previous to the year 1946,
inter-collegiate athletic competition with the
Prairie Provinces was both difficult and costly.
Athletic relations in the Northwestern States have
proven much more convenient and economical too
Although the field was limited to football,
bssetball, track and field, and tennis at first, there
has been a move to include other sports, such as
golf, skiing and swimming en the Conference
Continued expansion of campus sports was
witnessed in the addition of two new clubs con-
tituted under the Men's Athletic Directorate.
There were the Tennis Club and the Barbell
Club. Also many new teams were added in other
ports, providing for increased athletic participation.
There follows a brief review of the individual
Last fall UBC engaged in its second season
of football and showed marked improvement in
all phases of the sport. The team moved up from
last place in the Conference standing by virtue
of their fjrst victory in this sport. Playing eight
games, four home and four away, the UBC club
lost six of its seven Conference contests, but two
of these were by narrow one-point decisions. The
eighth game was an exhibition against Western
Washington College at Bellingham. Aside from the
initial victory, football gained in popularity with
evidence of increased interest and attendance at
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This sport again proved to be the favorite of
the athletic enthusiasts at UBC. Seven teams sawB
action during the past season, and a new league, ■
the UBC Minor Basketball League, was established. a
The Varsity Club, the Thunderbirds, finished in J
second place with Willamette University in the ■
Northwest Conference, winning nine of their 14 ■
league games. This team also played 17 ex- ■
hibiticn games and at present has a record of fl
21 victories against 10 defeats in their regular ■
It is true to S3y that a few unfortunate set- 1
backs during their road trips cost the Thunder- ■
birds the PNIAC title, but with the Olympic 1
Trials in sight, they continued to improve their ■
brand of ball. A post season victory over the 1
Vancouver Clover Leafs, who went on to win the I
Canadian Amateur Basketball Title, gave the m
Thunderbirds new  confidence.  The Thunderbirds I
-defeated the College of Western Ontario to win I
the Canadian Inter-collegiate Championship and M
at the same time qualified them to send a large 4
percentage of their membership to the Olympics, I
representing Canada at the International Basket- 1
ball Championship of the XlVth Olympiad this 1
The junior Varsity team, the Chiefs, competed '
in the Intercity Basketball League, finished third I
in regular play, then upset the second-place team I
in the playoffs and ended as runners-up to the 1
.Canadian championship Clover Leafs who elimin- I
r.ted them in the finals. The other five UBC bas-  I
■ketball teams — two Senior B and three Inter- 1
mediate A — played a regular schedule on the I
campus in their own  new minrr league.
Still highest in popularity amongst this Uni-
versity's athletes, this game enjoyed a banner
year as UBC fifteens again collected all the important 'cups and trophies. Two first division
teams, four second division and two third division
clubs participated during the past season. The
Varsity team won the Millar Cup with 10 straight
victories and no defeats. The UBC team annexed
the Tisdall Cup, and the Thunderbird crew successfully defended the McKechnie Cup against
Vancouver and Victoria, and the "World Cup"
against the University of California. In addition,
an exhibition game against the famous Australian
Wallabies in the campus stadium on March 3
highlighted  the extremely successful season.
Two University sides competed in the Vancouver and District League during the 1947-48
season, one in the first division and one in the
second division. The Varsity team led the league
most of the way but finished in second place
as the Empire Hotel eleven edged ahead at the
very end o-' the season .
'The University's long distance runners, winners
of   the   Pacific   Northwest   Inter-Collegiate   Cross
Country  Championships  'or  four  straight  years,
were unfortunately stranded without a meet last
fall,  bu twill  be  ready  to mget any  challengers'
again   next   autumn.   The   track   and   field   team,
which placed second in its first Conference meet-
in May, 1946, went to the front last May, winning'
the PNIAC trophy as two UBC athletes established
new conference records. In addition to the Conference  championships,  the  UBC  team   will   also
compete   i   na   dual   meet   with   the   College   of
Puget Sound this season.
In  previous  years  the  UBC  Swim  Club  has. 62
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been limited to competition with Vancouver and
Victoria clubs, but the Pacific Northwest Conference decided to hold a trial championship meet
at Portland this year, and the UBC acquatic
athletes scored an easy victory over two other
competing schools, namely Willamette University
and Lewis and Clark College.
The MAD sponsored two ice hockey teams
"during the past semester, the Varsity club competing in the Intercity Senior Ice Hockey League
while the new junior Varsity team played in1
the Twilight Industrial League at New Westminster. After finishing third in the Intercity League
Standings, the Thunderbird crew lost out in the
semi-final playoffs to Nanaimo Clippers. The
Varsity team also played special exhibition series '
against the University of California at Berkeley
and the San Francisco Olympic Club last December
and against Prince George, B.C. and Colorado
Springs, Colorado, upon completion of their season.
UBC invariably produces excellent ski teams,
and this year's was no exception. The UBC club
foUowing the swing to inter-collegiate competition,
view for top honors at the American Inter-
Collegiate Ski Tournament at Sun Valley and
placed fi'th. The team won second-place at the
Western Canada Inter-CoUegiate Meet held at
Banff and were runners-up to the University
of Washington at the Pacific Northwest Inter-
Collegiate Championships at Martin Pass. UBC .
was host at a special meet staged at Rossland
in January of this year, also .
With  the formation  of the  Tennis  Club,  this
sport has shown vast improvement on this campus.
This is another popular sport with UBC athletes and lour teams were entered in the Vancouver and District League this season. The Varsity team led the league throughout the season.
Two University teams competed in the Lower
Mainland League during the summer of 1947, and
the Vamty team made a very successful tour of
the Okanagan Valley, taking time to compete
in the Okanagan Cricket week. Plans are being
made to rend the team to Victoria this summer.
The UBC Boxing Club entered three students
in the Vancouver Golden Gloves Competition this
spring. One of these was a finalist in the light-
heavyweight division, and he went on to compete
in the Seattle Golden Gloves.
This University's Gym Club produced one
outstanding gymnast who was sent to Montreal to
ships. The club also provided some excellent half-
compete in the Canadian Gymnastics Champion-
time entertainment for basketball gan.es.
During the 1945-46 session, the University of
B.-itish Columbia was admitted as a full member
of the PNIAC. Other conference members are
College of Puget Sound, WiUamette University,
Whitman College, Pacific University, Linfjeld
College, Lewis and Clark College, and College of
Idaho. During three years of play in this Conference the "Thunderbirds" added many new
laurels in various sports, being particularly im-
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1946, the Thunderbirds won the basketball title
a-d h ve never finished lower than third place in
this spcrt. Other wins included Track and Field
in 1947 and 1948, golf and tennis in 1948.
In the .all of 1948, with the completion of the
football schedule against member teams of the
PNIAC the University of British Columbia will
terminate athletic play in the Conference, but
will continue relations with Conference members
by competing in exhibition games. Relations between the competing Colleges and Universities
-re now well established, and, upon leaving after
three years of competition, the University of
British Columbia will look back with mixed feeling-- of satisfaction and regret, — satisfaction from
its accomplishments, regrets at its departure.
A UBC team competed in the conference championships at McMinneville, Ore., last spring and
took fourth place, but a much stronger team has
been chosen this year. It has already registered
one-sided victories over Western Washington
College -and the Ccllege of Puget Sound in dual-
meets staged on the UBC tennis courts early this
menth. They will play these two colleges in return meets as well as the University of Portland
before competing in the PNIAC championships at
Salem, Ore., next month.
The- Men's Athletic Directorate, recognizing
• the need of stronger competition for the University of British Columbia athletic teams, and de-
serous c£ finding that competition in its own
geographic area, made formal application for
membership in the Evergreen Conference in the
Spring of 1948.
At a meeting of Athletic Directors of member
schools   of   the   Evergreen    Conference    held   in
Seattle, June 12th, 1948, the University of British
Cclumbai wa- officially and unanimously admitted as i full member. On January 7th, 1949, the
"Thunderbirds' 'will play their first game in the
Conference at Lacey, Wash., home of St. Martin's
College, when they open the 1949 basketball
schedule. This game will mark another stride
l'crward in athletics at UBC, since they will be
participating in the strongest Collegiate Conference, next to the Pacific ^Soast Conference, in the
r/iember" of the Evergreen Conlerence are:—
College cf Puget Sound — Tacoma, Wash.
Pa:ific Lutheran Ccllege — Parkland, Wash.
Whitworth College — Spokane, Wasli.
Eastern Washington College — Ch3ney, Wash.
Wei tern   Washington   College   —   Bellingham,
Central    Washington    College   —   Ellensburg
St". Martin's Ccllege — Spokane, Wash.
University of British Columbia — Vancouver,
British  Columbia.
(Revised, April, 1948.)
The object cf the Men's Athletic Directorate is
to give maximum efficiency and co-operation
in the administration cf the extra-mural and
intra-mural athletic program of the University.
The Directorate is designed to carry out long term
policies by establishing a continuity in the personnel.
i President of the M.A.A. - The President of
the M.A.A. shaU be chairman of the M.A.D.
and sh-11 rrrry out all duties assigned to
him   in   th";   present  constitution. 66 The TILLICUM Handbook
ii   President  of   the   A.M.S.   -   The  President
of  the  A.M.S.  shall  be  a  member  of  the
M.A.D.   so  that  the  M.A.D.   shall  be  kept
closely connected to the Students'  Council.
He shall represent the Students' Council in
an   advisory   capacity,   but   shall   be   ex-
iii.   Director of Physical Education - The Director   of   Physical   Education   shall   act   as
corresponding   secretary  of  the  M.A.D.   in
that   he   shall   cary   out   all   outside   correspondence for M.A.D. He shall keep complete files  in  all outside  correspondence,
iv.   Treasurer cf the M.A.D. - A treasurer for
the M.A.D. shall be elected at large during
student  elections.  His duties shall  include
keeping   books   for   all   expenditures   and
revenues  cf   athletics,   administering   petty
cash,   signing   vouchers   which   have   bean
passed by M.A.D.   (both the treasurer and
chairman shall sign all vouchers).   (In the
voucher system, the treasurer of the M.A.D.
shall present all vouchers to the treasurer
of the A.M.S. who wil then make cut checks
to  cover  all  vouchers),  recording  expense
accounts  of  all  trips  and  athletic  events,
recording gate receipts and expenses on all
games  obtaining  budgets  from  the   senior
manager   in   each   sport,    and   submitting
books to be audited by the A.M.S. auditor
at   the   conclusion   of   the   Session,
v.   Secretary of the M.A.D. - A student member shall be appointed by the M.A.D. to act
as secretary of the M.A.D. His duties shall
include   the   keeping   of   minutes   for   all
M.A.D meetings, assisting the corresconding
secretaary when necessary, carying out all
local correspondence, keeping files of all
such correspondence and informing M.A.D.
members  of  all  meetings.
Senior Members of Senior Sports - The
M.A.D. Senior Managers of the senior sports
(i.e. basketball, soccer, English rugby, and
American football) shall be members of.
the M.A.D.
vii. Representative of Men's Sports - The
M.A.D. shall include a representative of
minor sports which are under the administration of the M.A.D.
viii. Faculty Members - The M.A.D. shall continue its present policy of Faculty representation with two Faculty members to
act in an advisory capacity and to serve as a
basis for more continuous policy in student
One Faculty member shall be appointed
by the M.A.D., and the other shall be appointed by the University Council on Ath-
le.'ics  ar.c!   Physical   Education.
ix. Alumni Representative - The M.A.D. shall
include an Alumni representative to act
as Liaison officer between Alumni and the
x. Representative from the Publications Board
shall be the Sorts Editor of the Ubyssey.
The  Men's   Athletic   Directorate  shall:—
a. Act as'a Board of Directors of the Men's Athletic  extra-mural program.
b. Be  the  medium  between  the  Men's Athletic .
organizations,   the   Alma   Mater   Society   and 68 The TILLICUM Handbook
similar    organizations    of    other    Universities
and the general public.
c. Have control of the Men's athletic program
in    co-operation    with    the    Department    of
Physicrl   Education,   subject  to  the  approval
of  the Students'  Council.
d. Meet each week during the session and hold
special meetings as cccasion arises.
e. Have power to engage and pay such assistants as it may require for the Men's Athletic
program,  subject  to  the  Students'   Council.
f. Prepare and present to the Students' Council
a complete budgetrfor the Men's Athletic Administration and submit all supplementary
budgets   for    Students'    Council    approval.
g. Appoint the Senior Manager of each sport
and upon recommendation of each of these
senior managers appoint not less than two
nor more than three Associate Managers and
not less than four nor mere than six Junior
h. Appoint the Coach and Assistant Coaches
for each sport and fix the renumeration to
be paid, subject to the approval of the
Students' Council and the Men's Athletic
i. Act upon recommendations of the Executive
and of meetings of the Men's Athletic Association of the Alma Mater Society and
present a complete report of the year's activities at the close cf the Soring term.
j. Act upon recommendations of the Students'
Council and present a complete report of the
year's   activities   to   that   body   prior   to   the
Joint Council meeting.
A   Separate   Fund  for   Athletics
i.    Source of the Fund—The AMS fee  is $15.00
per  student,  J3.00  is  put  aside  for   the  pass
system  fund,  and  $5.00  is put  aside  for  the
War  Memorial   Gymnasium  fund.   The  MAD
shall  be  empowered  to  adminster  25 percent
of the remaining student funds for athletics,
ii.    Administration of the Fund—The Fund shall
be deposited in a separate account for MAD.
Expenditures  shall  be  made  by  the  voucher
system.  Vouchers must be  approved  by  the
MAD and signed by both  the  chairman and
treasurer of the MAD with the exception of
petty   cash  vouchers  which  shall  be  admin-
stered by the treasurer alone. All petty cash
disbursements   shall   be   covered   by   receipts.
The  MAD  shall  budget  its fund  at the  beginning of the year to keep within the amount
allotted to the athletic fund. The MAD shall
be responsible for the administration of  this
fund and the directorate shall make overdrafts
from the general funds if the occasion warrants it and at the discretion of the Student's'
Council.   The   balance   of   the   Athletic   Fund
shall be returned to the general AMS funds
at  the  conclusion  of the financial  year.
In order to assist in the administration of men's
sports the University has established a Managerial System primarily for the sports in which the
University has Intercollegiate and League competition. Each sport under the system has a
Senior Manager, two or three Associate Managers
and four to six Junior Managers. The appointment, duties and function of these managers will • 70 The TILLICUM Handbook
be   set   forth   in   the   Committee's   report   to   be    i
acted upon at the beginning of the term.
The Senior Manager shall receive a regulation
Big Block sweater  in light blue color but with   i
no armband and the letter "M"  in gold chenile   ,
on  the arm.  He  shall  receive his Big Block  as
his further performance cf his duties throughout  $
the year warrants it.
The   Associate   Managers   receive   a   regulation
Small Block with the letter "M" attached.
The Junior Managers receive no award except
qualification for  promotion.
Duties cf the Manager
1. To attend a meeting of all managers held, with
a member of the Directorate not performing the
duties of Secretary, to discuss plans for the
coming season.
2. To submit to the Directorate all applications
for the Associate and Junicr Managers.
3. To submit all schedules to the Athletic Directorate as scon as they  are drawn up.
4. To consult with the MAD regarding his
budget for the coming year.
5. To appoint one of his Associate Managers
to act in publicity agent capacity, to post signs,
6. To attend all meetings of the Executive of
the League in which his team participates.
7. To submit a list of all trips, scheduled and
proposed with an "expected" expense account
attached and whenever possible, to name the
faculty member whom he wishes to accompany
the team.
8. To attend periodic meetings of all Senior
Managers   to   discuss   the   problems   of   manage-
ment, publicity and co-operation between the
various athletic  organizations on  the campus.
9. Submit a preliminary budget for his sport
for the succeeding year, at the conclusion of the
current  season.
FRESHMEN — Address your applications for
Junior Manager to the Senior Manager of the
sport in which you are interested.
(a) Honorary Awards
i. Shall be a gold pendent miniature of the
Big Block as awarded in 1930. This cannot
be  awarded  to undergraduates.
ii. Shall be a secondary gold pendent in form
of the Big Block as awarded in 1939. This
award is to be given to undergraduates
iii.   Shall be a regulation Big Block blazer.
(b) Big Block
The Big Block of Gold Chenille of the first
quality on a Royal Blue background. This letter
to be sewn on the chest of any navy blue pullover
sweater. This sweater to be standard. That the
sweater be of a 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 awarded as in 1930. At each succeeding "re-
win" a small numeral in chenille denoting the
number of times won, shall be awarded and
shall be worn over the blue and gold band.
Previo usnumerals are to be returned upon
obtaining a re-win of the Big Block.
(c) Freshman   Awards
Any athlete who is a freshman according to
the Alma Mater rulings shall not be eligible 72 The TILLICUM Handbook
for a Big Block, but shall if deemed worthy
by the Awards Committee of having merited
a Big Block, be awarded a Big Block sweater
with the chenille numerals of his graduating
year on the chest of the sweater. He shaU
be considered an Associate member of the
Big Block Club and when winner of a Big
Block in his later years, this award shall be
considered as his second Big Block win,
credit being given for his Freshman award as
his first Big Block. At the time of this re-win
his sweater shall be turned in, the numerals
removed and a regulation Big Block affixed
along with the re-win numerals in section (b).
(d) The Block
Shall be intertwined "BC" in block letters,
on  a blue  background.
(e) The Small Block
Shall  be  of  gold  chenille,   the   same  as  the
Big Block,  only  on  a smaller  scale,  without)
the sweater.
(Revision of this system has been made and
will be brought into force as soon as the necessary'
ratification   has   been   undertaken).
(a) Honorary awards shaU be made at the.
discretion of the Awards Committee for
particularly outstanding contribution to
athletics.       .
(b) Members   of   the   teams   winning   Canadian ■
Championships  shall   receive  a  gold  emblem
symbolic of the scort in which they are engaged.
(c) Athletes who fulfill the foUowing requirements shall be possible candidates ior the
Big  Block  which  shall  be  given  entirely  at
the  discretion  o:'  the  Awards  Committee,
i.  The number of awards allotted to any sport
ber of the first team of a sport and shall
have    the    recommendation    of    the    coach
captain of the sport.
ii. Any athlete representing the University
in any sport, who has turned in performances which compare favorably with the
Canadian Championship or Inter-Collegiate
standards in that sport,
iii. The number of awards allotted to any sport .
shall be governed by the comparative
success of that *club during the academic
(d) Athletes who fulfill the following regulations, and who have the recommendation of
the captain and coach or president of the
the captain and coach or president of the
club, shall be possible candidates for the
Small Block, which shall be given entirely
at the discretion of the Awards Committee,
i.   Members of the First team in a sport, who
failed to qualify for a Big Block,
ii. Members cf the Second team in a sport,
whose performance is comparable to that
of the First team,
iii. Any athlete in a sport representing the
University, having turned in a performance comparable with B.C. Championship
(e) Athletes in any team in any sport who have
the recommendation of the captain of the
team and the president or manager shall be
possible candidates for the Plaint Letter,
which shall be given entirely at the discretion of the Awards Committee. 74
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(a)   The selection of winners and re-winners of
awards    shall   be   vested    in    the   "Awards   ;
Committee"   which   shall   be   composed   of:
i.   President,  Big  Block  Club,   (chairman)
ii.   President   of   the   Men's   Athletic   Association,
iii.   Two Faculty representatives, one of whom
shaU be a member of the University Council
on Athletics and Physical Education and the  •
other a member of the Faculty, nominated;
by   the   Men's   AtWetic   Directorate.   The
second Faculty member shall be nominated
at the first meeting of the MAD each year,
iv.   Two   additional   members   from   the   Big
Block  Club  to  be  appointed  by  the  MAD
following   the   Big   Block   Club   elections
in the fall  of  each  year,
v.   Head of the Department of Physical Education.
(b) The Awards Committee shaU, if it deems
fit wh endetermining the awards of a team'
have the team's captain present at its meeting.
(c) Meetings. In the Spring session the Awards I
Committee shall have such meetings as are'
deemed necessary to determine the awards to
be given. These awards shall be determined I
before the last week of March when Awards •
Day shall  be held.
(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) Letter shall be worn only on sweaters recognized as standard University sweaters of
plain black or blue.
(d) No letter award shall be worn by others
than winners cf that award. This is to be
considered as a breach of student discipline
and to be dealt with by the Discipline Committee of the Alma Mater Society.
(e) No awards or other tokens of appreciation,
given by any Club on the University Campus,
shaU in any way resemble the official awards
made  by   this   committee.
(a) Letters will be replaced free of charge as
many times as the athlete wins them, providing the eld  letters are turned in.
(b) Sweaters will be replaced at cost, providing
the old sweaters are turned  in.
1. Hockey,   Basketball
To be awarded on the recommendation of the
coach subject to approval of the Awards Committee to members of the Senior Teams. Coach
should be instructed to take into consideration
attendance and sportsmanship as well as ability.
2. Badminton, Skiing, Archery, Swimming, Rifle,
To be awarded  in accordance  with  success in
outside   competition   and   at   the   discretion   of
the Awards Committee.
1.   Hockey,  Basketball
To be awarded to members of the Senior Team
who have not been awarded the Big Block. 76
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To be Awarded at the recommendation of the
coach to members of the Intermediate Team-
subject to approval of Awards Committee.
Coach should be instructed to take into consideration attendance and sportsmanship as
well as ability.
2. Badminton, Skiing, Archery, Swimming, Rifle, ,
To be awarded in accordance with success in
outside competition at the discretion of the
awards  Committee.
1. Hockey,  Basketball
To be awarded to members of the Intermediate Team who have not been awarded their
Small Block.
2. Badminton, Skiing, Archery, Swimmingi Rifle.
To be awarded in accordance with success in
oustide competition and at the discretion of the
Awards Committee.
All decisions of Awards Committee shall be final.
Robert William Gaul, B.A., B.A.Sc. (University
of British Columbia) during his undergraduate
days at the University of British Columbia, while
he took up the work required for the double
course in Arts and Science and Applied Science,
endeared himself to all with whom he was associated, by his kindly consideration and courageous
spirit. Many others who had not the opportunity
to become acquainted with him personally, ad-
" mired and respected him for his intrinsic sportsmanship on the playing field.
While  still  in  high  school,   Bobby   had  been
active in track competition and when he entered
University, he continued to give his support to
track events. Later he f und team play such as
provided in Rugby, more suited to his temperament and for some considerable time he was-
one of the mainstays of the Senior team, but he
did not give up his interest in track.
Recurrent attacks of illness tested his endurance but did not suppress his cheerfulness. From
the attack in his final year there was no recovery.
The University conferred upon him the degrees
B.A. and B.A.Sc, with aegrotat standing on May
9th, 1935, and four months later he passed away.
-Two of Bobby's teammates, wishing to perpetuate his name in University athletics, invited
ether friends to participate in providing funds
for a suitable memorial. There was instant response and a trophy of burnished copper, to be
known as the Bobby Gaul Memorial Trophy, was
procured. For it the University provided a niche
.in the wall of the Lirary building near the Main
Regulations Governing the  Award
To be eligible for the trophy award, a student
must be in his final undergraduate year, or if a
graduate, he must be taking full time academic
work at the University. Under exceptional circumstances, it may be permissable to select one
for the award who is leaving the University before finishing the regular course for a degree.
Although they cannot ignore the academic
standing of prospective holders of the trophy,
the Committee must give special consideration to.
athletic ability in at least one sport. True sportsmanship as was exemplified in Bobby Gaul, should
be the prime factor in the selection of the athlete. 78
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The Award Committee shall make the selection. Normally the award shall be made in the
spring of each year, but if, in any year the
Committee finds it difficult or impossible to find
an athlete that measures up to the requirements,
no award shall be made in that year.
The recipient of the award shall be known as
the Holder of the Trophy. His name shall be inscribed on the trophy and he shall be presented
with a photograph of it as a personal memento.
He shall retain his designation for one year or
until another holder shaU be selected.
The name of the recipient of the award may
be announced on Awards Day, but the presentation of the award shall be made at the Annual
University Convocation in May.
Qualities to be looked for in making a selection
for the award:
Fair play  with  a  discountenance  of anything
mean   or   unworthy   of   a  gentleman.
Consideration and Unselfishness
Eagerness to give the other fellow a chance.
A pleasure in being physically fit as a means
of increasing efficiency in all other activities.:
Top  performers  in  some  field  of  sport  with
an interest in all sport.
Quietly Enthusiastic and Cheerful
With  the  ability  to  infect  others  with  these
Loyalty to his ideals, to his teammates, and to
his Alma Mater.
Will to Win
If winning can be be accomplished honourably.
and fairly.
Determination to give his best, win or lose.
Fresident, Jackie Shearman
Membership in the society is automatically
conferred on all women members of the Alma
Mater Society The executive is responsible for
the administration of womens athletics.
This'club has been organized to retain a high
standard in Varsity Sports and to assist prospective
athletes. The Awards Committee of this club has
the power to suggest students for the Big Block
Award .
(Constitution  as  Revised  March,   1948)
The various activities under WAD jurisdiction
1. Basketball  Club
2. Big Block Club
3. Archery Club
4. Badminton Club
5. Fencing Club
6. Golf Club
. 7.   Grass Hockey  Club
8. Gymnasium Club
9. Outdoor Club
10. Swimming Club
11. Track Club
12. Tennis Club
13. Fish  and  Game  Club
14. Ski Club
1.   Object:
. The object of the Women's Athletic Directorate is to give the maximum efficiency and cooperation of the exlra-mural and intramural athletic program of the University. The Directorate
is designed to carry out long-term policies by
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2.   Personnel:
a. Honorary President — who shall be the
Dean of Women.
b. President of the WAA — the president
of the WAA shall be chairman of the WAD and
shall carry out all duties assigned to her in the
present constitution.
c. Director ot Physical Education — The
Director of Physical Education shall act as corresponding secretary of WAD in that she shall
carry out all outside correspondence for WAD.
She shall keep complete files of all outside correspondence.
d. Treasurer of WAD — A treasurer who
shall be a Junior or Senior shall be elected at
large during student elections. Her duties shall
include keeping books for all expenditures and
revenues of athletics, administering petty cash,
signing vouchers which have been passed by '
WAD (both the treasurer and chairman shall sign
all vouchers. In the vouchers system the treasurer
of the AMS who then makes out cheques to cover
all vouchers), recording expense accounts of all
trips and athletic events, obtaining budgets from
. the senior manager in each sport, and submitting
books to be audited by the AMS auditor at the
conclusion of the Session.
e. Secretary of WAD — A student member
shall be elected by the WAA to act as secretary
of the WAD. Her duties shall include the keeping of minutes for all WAD meetings, assisting
the corresponding secretary when necessary,
carrying out local correspondence, keeping files
of aU such correspondence, informing members
ot   all   meetings,   and   drawing   up   the   weekly
i. Clubs Director — The Clubs Director shall
be the chairman of a committee which is composed of one representative from every sport
club. The Clubs Director shall be elected from
a joint meeting of past representatives and
g. Faculty Representative *- She shall be
elected by the WAA.
h. Publicity Manager — Representative from
the Publications Board who shall be ex-officio.
i.   Intramurals Directors:
a. Faculty Head
b. Student Manager who shall be appointed
3    Powers:
The Womens' Athletic Directorate shall:
a. Act as Beard of Directors of the Womens'
Athletic Extramural program.
b. Be the medium between the Womens'
athletic crganizations of the Alma M3ter Society
and similar organizations of other universities and
the general public.
c. Have control of the Womens' Athletic
program in cooperation with the Department of
Physical Education, subject to the approval of
the Students' Council.
d. Meet every two weeks during the session
and hold special meetings    s the occasion arises.
e. Have the power to engage and to pay such
assistants as it may require for the Womens'
Athletic Program, subject to the approval of the
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f. Within one week prior to the Joint Meetings of the Students' Council, held at the close
of the Epring term, meet with the President-elect
of the Womens' Athletic Association, at which
student representatives for the coming year shall
be appointed.
g. Prepare and then present to the Students'
Council a complete budget for the Womens'
Athletic Administration and submit all supplementary budget for the Ctudents' Council approval.
h. Appoint the Senior Manager and Junior
Manager of each sport upon recommendation of the
executive of the Club.
i. Appoint the Coach and Assistant Coaches
for each sport and fix the remuneration to be
paid, subject to the approval of the Students'
Council and the Womens' athletic executive.
j. Act upon recommendations of the Executive and of the meetings of the Womens' Athletic
Association of the Alma Mater Society and present
a complete report of the year's activities to
this organization at the close of the Spring term.
k. Act upon recommendations of the Students'
Council and present a complete report of the
year's activities to that body prior to the Joint
Council Meeting.
4.   A Separate Fund for Athletics
a. Source of the Fund: The AMS fee is $15.00
per student. $2.00 is allocated to an Athletic Fund
from which the W.A/D. shall receive a minimum
of $1.50 for each registered woman student.
b. Administration of the Fund: The fund
shall   be   deposited   in   a   separate   account   for
W.A.D„ Expenditures shall be made by the
; voucher system. Vouchers must be approved by
' the WAD and signed by both the chairman and
treasurer of the WAD with the exception of
petty cash vouchers which shaU be administered
directly by the treasurer alone. All petty casn
disbursements shall be covered by receipts. The
WAD shall budget its fund at the beginning of
each academic year to keep within the amount
allotted to the Athletic Fund .The WAD shall be
lesponsible for the administration of this fund,
and tHe Directorate shall make overdraughts from
the general fund if the occasion warrants it and
at the discretion of the Students' Council. The
balance of the Athletic Fund shall be returned
to the general .AMS funds at the conclusion of
the financial year.
5.   Managerial  System:
a. Personnel
a. Senior   and   Junior   Managers   of   each
major sport.
b. Intramural Managers
b. Duties
i. To attend league meetings with constructive and concrete suggestions and sumbit all
schedules to the Athletic Directorate as soon
as they are drawn up.
ii. To consult with WAD regarding her budget for the coming year.
iii. To submit a lisKof aH trips scheduled and
purposed with an expected expense account
attached and whenever possible the name of
the faculty representative desired,
iv. The representative of the Athletic Directorate shall act in an advisory capacity to the
Senior Managers to carry out the policy of
the Athletic Directorate. 84
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v. To submit a preliminary budget for her
sport ior the succeeding year, at the conclusion
of the current season.
6. Awards
(As Constituted)
7. Mixed  Clubs:
There shall be a meeting of the treasurer of
WAD and the treasurer of MAD between the
da'es of October 1 and 15th. The purpose of this
meeting will be to draw up the prospective budgets
ul the mixed clubs .
The Intramural Program under the direction
of the Womens' Athletic Directorate, aims to
provide an opportunity for all students to compete in organized sports and to participate in
wholesome active recreation.
Activities include: volleyball, basketball, tennis,
golf, swimming, indoor track, bowling, badminton,
table tennis,  and Softball.
Inter-class games are held in all these sports.
a.   Intramural  Block
1.   Points shall be awarded  as follows:
a.   Round  Robin Events
i.   Service
Participation in 75% of games   25 points
Participation in 50% of games   10 points
ii.   Member of winnning team   25 points
Member  of     2nd      team   .',.   20  points
Member   of      3rd    team       15   points
:   Member  of     4th      team      10  points
Member  of      5th      team        5  points
b. .Elimination Tournaments
i.   Service
ii.   Member of winning team    25 points
Member cf      2nd      team     20 points
Member of      3rd      team     15 points.
Member of      4th      team     10-points
Member of      5th      team   •■  5 points
c. Individual Sports
i.   Participation         10 points
ii.   Winner         20 points
Runner up  ■•  15 points
3rd       10 poinnts
2. 100 -ports within one year shall be required
for fhe winning of an intramural award.
3. The Intramural Award shall be a small block
separated by a large "I".
a player shall receive a numeral which shall
4. With successive winnings of intramural award
be placed on the lower bar of the letter representing the number of times she has won the
Big Block
1. Hockey, BasketbaH
To be awarded on the recommendation of the
coach subject to approval of the Awards Committee to members of the Teams. Coach
should be instructed to take into consideration
attendance and sportsmanship as well as
2. Badminton, Skiing, Archery, Swimming, Rifle,
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outside competition and at the discretion of
the   Awards   Committee.
B.   Small Block
1. Hockey, Basketball
(A) To be awarded to members of the Senior
Team who ha.ve not been awarded the Big
(b) To be awarded at the recommendation of the
coach to members of the Second Teams other
subject to approval of Awards Committee.
Coach should be instructed to take into consideration attendance and sportsmanship as:
well as ability.
2. Badminton, Skiiing, Archery, Swimming, Rifle,
To bt awarded in accordance with success in
outside competition and at the discretion of the
Awards Committee.
c. Round Block
1. Hockey,  Basketball
To be awarded to members of the Second
Team who have not been awarded their Small
2. Badminton, Skiiing, Archery, Swimming, Rifle,
To be awarded in accordance with success in-
outside competition and at the discretion of the
Awards Committee.
All decisions of Awards Committee shall be final.
d. Honorary Awards
An honorary award shall be made by Awards
Committee to those deemed worthy of such
for particularly outstanding contributions to
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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.
Membership to WUS is automatically conferred
on all women students when they enter the University. The executive is composed of the Honorary President, President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, Representatives of 1st, 2nd, 3rd,
4th Arts, Aggie, Home Economics, Nurses, Commerce, President of Pan-Hellenic and President
of Phrateres.
Throughout the year WUS sponsors a number of
tea dances and one-co-ed Dance.
Freshette Lunch: Food, frolic, fun and punishment
(fo rnaughty freshettes) will highlight the freshette lunchedn. This interesting conglomeration
comes in the first week—so get your childhood
clothes out of mothballs, polish up your appetite
and watch out for WOOF, freshettes. This is to
be held on the 27th of September at 1:00 p.m. in the
Frosh Reception: Big Sisters go on the prowl to
snare escorts for their little sisters. The Armoury
becomes the scene of old High School friendships •
renewed,   new   friendships   cemented   and   a   big
welcme from UBC to her newcomers.
Fashion Show: Latest styles and ultra fashions
grace out co-eds in a fashion show no one should
miss. This is held in the lounge of the Brock and
always proves to be successful. This is a MUST
for your Calendar.
Hi-Jinx: Games, contests, skits, and FOOD make
an   evening   of  strictly   feminine   fun.   any   cos-
tumes are definitely in order. It all adds up to a
terrific party wrapped in the Gym and tied
in a hilarious knot.
Co-Ed Dance: This will be held on January 10th.
It is a female free-for-all as to whom gets the
best man to escort to the WUS Co-ed held in the
Brock Hall.
Entering on its fourteenth year at the UBC,
Phrateres is the largest Women's club on the
campus. Membership is open to any sorority or
non-sorority girl who is in sympathy with the
ideals of the society as expressed in the motto
"Famous for Friendliness.''
The large organization, all-Fhrateres, is divided
into sub-chapters which meet twice each month
for social purposes to discuss business.
Activities include the annual banquet and initiation dance and several smaller parties. Philanthropic work includes hampers for the underprivileged at Christmas and throughout the term.
Phraters is an ideal opportunity for freshettes
to become acquainted with a large number of
students on the campus and to take an active part
in campus activities.
Because of the Greek letters by which they are
known, fraternities and sororities are known as
Greek Letter Societies and their members are
called "the Greeks." All students in freshman
Maths classes will get to know letters of the
Greek alphabet before the year is over.
By custom only, certain tables in the Caf have
come to be recognized as certain fraternity and
sorority tables. They are not officially recognized
and   are   merely   places   where   fraternities   and 90
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sorority people have become used to meeting each
Like members of any other organization on the
campus, 'the Greeks," are taught that their first
loyalty as student sis to the University as a whole.
Unique among the campus Greek letter societies
are the honorary societies, Sigma Tau Chi and
Delta Sigma Pi. Members are admitted to these
groups on a system of points, accredited for
scholarship and service to the student body.
Membership into each is limited each year. Sigma
Tau Chi is a fraternity, and members wear a
small gold Grecian sword, while girls in Delta
Sigma Pi  wear a pin bearing a  miniature torch.
At UBC, fraternities are officially recognized ss
active student organizations and each group has
a charter from the Senate.
It is very difficult to describe fraternities in
general, as one of them may be quite different
they are groups of men who are joined together
from the next one. It may be said, however, that
in a secret society of comradeship, both during
their undergraduate days and in later life. Fraternities are distinguished from other secret and
fraternal oganizations in that they are strictly
university societies. At UBC, as at most colleges,
prospective members have to meet certain academic requirements.
Membership in a fraternity is by invitation. A
"bid" to join one of the groups may be extended
to a man after a periad of mutual investigation
known as 'rushing." During that time an effort is
made to fit a man into the fraternity where he
will  be  most  happy.  Because  each  man should
know as much as possible about fraternities before
he considers joining one, and because there are
scholastic standards to meet, no man may be of-
ficiaUy rushed until his sophomore year.
All men interested should strive during their
reshman year to learn as much as possible about
fraterities. Further information may be obtained
from the members.
Representatives from all the fraternities meet
together in this Council to formulate plans and
policy common to all the groups. The I.F.C. regulates rushing and also fosters inter-fraternity
contests for scholarships and athletics. In conjunction with the Pan-Hellenic Society, it also
organizes an annual charity ball and a song-fest.
Names of the Fraternities
The names by which these organizations are
commonly referred to on the campus are in
brackets following their formal names.
Zeta Beta Tau
Sigma Phi Delta  (Engineering)   (Sigma Phoo)
Alpha Delta Phi  (Alpha Delt)
Alpha Tau Omega (A.T.O.)
Belta Theta Pi (Beta)
Delta Upsilon (D.U.)
Kappa  Sigma
Phi Delta Theta (Phi Delt)
Phi  Gamma  Delta   (Fiji)
Psi Upsilon (Psi U.)
Phi Kappa Sigma
Zeta Psi (Zete)
Phi Kappa Pi
Lambda Chi (International Charter Pending)
Chi Sigma Chi (International Charter Pending) 92
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Sigma Tau Chi
Apart from the one obvious difference, sororities
are   quite   similar   in   purpose   to   fraterities   and
are  also  afiicially  recognized  by  the  university.
* They are groups of college  women gathered together for friendship within secret societies.
The system of rushing for sororities, however, is
quite different from that used by the men. All
women who register for rushing are contacted by
the Pan-Hellenic Association and arrangements
are made through the office of the Dean of Women. No woman is eligible until sophomore year.
This organization—known usually as Pan-HeU—
is composed of members from all the sororities
and regulates certain activities common to all the
groups. It controls rushing and organizes such
inter-sorority af airs as a bowling league. In
conjunction with the I.F.C. Pan-Hell helps in
manage an all-university charity ball each spring
and also shares in arranging a song-fest for
fraternity  and sorority  members.
Alpha Delta Pi (A.D.Pi)
Alpha Gamma Delta (Alpha Gam)
Alpha Omicrom Pi  (A.O.Pi)
Alpha Phi
Delta Gamma  (G.D.)
Gamma Phi Beta (Gamma Phi)
Kappa Alpha Theta  (Theta)
Kappa Kappa Gamma  (Kappa)
Delta Phi Epsilon
Delta Sigma Pi
The Canadian Legion Branch at the University
of British Columbia is an organization of ex-
servicemen and women dedicated to the successful rehabilitation of all veterans in civilian life
with a minimum of friction.
Branch 72, active on this campus after the First
World War, was reconsttiuted with a new charter
in the spring of 1945, to replace the Canadian
University Returned Men's Association. UBC was
the first University in Canada to obtain a charter
from the Canadian Legion, but since that time
others have followed suit. Every Campus has a
veteran's organization, but it is probable that the
Legion is most effective through its ability to
draw support from its parent body which has
work so long and efficiently for veterans of
both wars. It was the Canadian Legion which was
instrumental in having the Government plan and
execute the educational rehabilitation program .
which has allowed so many ex-seervicemen and
women to attend university.
Although the UBC Branch, as a member of a
National and Commonwealth organization, is a
partner in working for the rehabilitation of all
veterans its specific role is working in the best
interests of the university and the ex-service
tusdnts which form such a large percentage of
its enrolment. During its first year, the branch
has established a creditable record of achievement
ir> varied fields. Through a housing survey they
found accommodation for one hundred and fifty
Students  and  their  families,   and  are  continuing 94
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to work on this problem which is one of the most j
critical for many students. After another survey
on the cost of living had indicated insufficiency
of the DVA allowances, the Branh made active
efforts to obtain further government assistance
which fould avoid the likelihood of large withdrawals of students due to financial difficulties.
Although government anti-inflation policy made
increases impossible, a loan fund was authoribed
which will mean the difference between quitting
and finishing for many students. Besides other
activities to help campus vets, the Legion sponsors
entertainment and get-to-gethers to preserve the
service camaradie which no one   desires to lose.
Although not part of the Alma Mater Society,
the Legion has become an inegral part'of campus
activity and intends to carry on this policy during
the coming years. In accordance with its policy
of no fusing its size and position in pressure
group tactics, it does not and will not assume a
partisan role in campus politics, but is active in
most other fields. During the past year its executive co-operated with the War Memorial Gym
Fund Committee and the Legion raised weH over
o**e thousand dollars for this purpose. It is our hope
tc contribute its weight to this and other worthy
campus activities. The Employment Committee
were instrumental in organizing a permanent Uni-
ve-sity Employment Bureau which serves ALL
Students. During the Spring and Summer Sessions
the Legion published a Campus edition of its Le-
nonette, which served the student body until the
Ur-vpsey resumed publication in the Fall.
j* 11  new  sturlent  veterans  on  the  Campus  are
:n-"(ed to call at the Legion Office on the Lower
Mall at any time,
At the threshold of the University, about to make
yourself "at home" here for three, four or five
years, you perhaps wonder what sort of past this
UBC alma mater has. You may puzzle over and
want to know more of the significance of certain
In Memorian ceremonies, such as the Cairn rites,
you may be impressed but noncomprehending
when references to the Great Student Trek, and
to the toil, tears and sweat that built this institution
are thrown about. To you, then, this brief historical review is presented.
In 1890 the Provincial Legislature passed an act
establishing a body known as the University of
British Columbia. Nothing more was done, however, until 1894 when an Act was pased allowing
the affiliation cf high schools in the province
with   recognized   Canadian   Universities.
In 1899, Vancouver High School affiliated with
McGill University in order to offer first year Arts.
It then became known as Vancouver College.
Three years later, Victoria High School also
offered first year Arts, becoming Victoria College. v
In that same year, Vancouver College began
offering second year Arts.
In 1906 an Act was passed incorporating a body
known as the Royal Institution for the Advancement cf Learning in British Columbia. That year
the Institution founded at Vancouver the McGill
University College of Vancouver. Shortly afterwards the Victoria College which was a part of
it, ceased to be.
j First definite steps toward establishing the
University in its present condition were taken by
Dr. H. E. Young, then Minister of Education in 96
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1907. He introduced the University Endowment
Act, which later gave the University the great
tract of land which it now possesses.
A site commission, appointed in 1910 recommended the vicinity of Vancouver for the proposed
University and the following year the Point Grey,
site was granted. This grant consists of over 500
acres at the extremity of Point Grey.
The campus is bounded mainly by the Gulf
of Georgia. Between the campus and the City \
of Vancouver, a tract of some 3000 acres has been
set aside to provide revenue for the University
'by the sale or lease of land. A fine residential
section has since been constructed here.
The first convocation held August 1, 1912, chose
Mr. F. L. Carter-Cotton as first chancellor of the
University. In March, 1913 the Lieutenant-Gover-
nor-in-Council appointed as President of the
University, F. F. Westbrook, M.D..C.M., LL.D.
On April 4, 1918, the late Dr. R. E. McKechnie was-
elected Chancellor.
On the death of President Westbrook October
20, 1918, L. S. Klinck, Dean of the faculty of
Agricuture was appointed acting president, and
on June 1, President. From its opening in 1915
till the summer of 1915, the University carried on
its work in the cramped quarters of part of the
site of the General Hospital in Fairview.
Work   on   the   present   Science   building   was
begun in 1914, but was interrupted because of the
(war.  This building was net completed  until  the
great and now famous student campaign of 1922.
In this campaign, students paraded through the
streets of downtown Vancouver complete with
posters, loudspeakers and mass meetings. They
made house to house canvasses, wrote letters and
did everything posible to bring to public light the
stifling conditions of the Fairview 'Shackl.
Thecl   imax   of  the campaign  came   when   the
students   marched   to the   Point   Grey   site   and
perched  on  the steel skeleton  of  the  unfinished
Science  building.
As a direct result of this rousing campaign, work
was again started on the University and in the
fall of 1925, the Science Building, the Library and
nine other buildings were completed and ready
for occupancy.
To commemorate the great service rendered to
the University, by the students who took part in
the great trek, the Cairn service was inaugurated
in 1928. It has become one of the few traditions i
of our young University.
The Cairn, situated on the Mall in front of the
Science building is constructed of the rocks carried by the students in their triumphal march
from the Fairview shacks. Inside the Cairn is a
manuscript with the signatures of those who participate in the march.
Each year the freshman class gather at the Cairn
to pay tribute to the students who were responsible
for the campaign's success.
The inauguration of the new buildings which
resulted from the drive was held on October 15
and 16, 1925. This occasion also marked the first
granting of  honorary degrees by  the  University
Since that time, three additional buildings, the
Gymnasium, Stadium and Brock Memorial Hall
have been added to the University. All three
buildings were obtained chiefly through the efforts and enterprise of the student body.
On July 31, 1944, Dr. L. S. KUnck retired as
president of the University and was succeeded by
Dr. Norman" Ma?Kenzie, then President of the
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To the hardened senior as well as to the |
ireshman, UBC abounds with interesting scenes:
and details.
"Freshest"   on  the  list  are  the  new  campus!
buildings.   The  $800,000   Physics   Building,   which]
houses UBC's atomic energy laboratory, was opened
in October, 1947. The Library is now in the process of being made two and one-half times larger!
than   formerly.   A   cluster   of   new   white   frame I
buildings   opposite   the   Science   building   house /
the Architecture  department, and  additional lecture halls.
One of the first scenes that greets the eye of
the    freshman    is    Frank    Underbill's    no-doubt j
amcus  "Caf."   This   is,   first  impressions  to  the j
contrary, primarily a place to eat. It is also the
place  to  meet  the  cute   little  number  that   sits
next to you in English.
The Library houses many things other than
dusty tomes. Here may be found the most complete representative collection of Polynesian curio
relics in the world. They were collected by
Dr. Frank Burnett who spent several years sailing
around the cannibal islands of the South Pacific.
Presented to the university by an' anonymous
donor the Canadian Jubliee Memorial Window
occupies a place of honour at the western end of
the main concourse of the Library. These windows
were unveiled on November 27, 1928 by the Hon.
S. F. Tolmie, then Premier of British Columbia.
A series of paintings by John Innes depicting
early scenes in the history of the province hang,
in the Library.
- Through the untiring efforts of the late Mr.
j'chn Riddington, former university librarian, the
Carnegie Corporation of New York donated an
extensive art collection to the university. The
collection  consists of 185  volumes,  200 reproduc-
tions and 40 especially framed large paintings.
This coUection may be found in the Art Room
in the Library.
Another gift of the Carnegie Corporation is the
Libzrary of Congress Catalogue, situated in the
main lobby of the Library. This catalogue, a
collection of more than 1,500,000 cards is valued
t $65,000 and lists every book copyrighted in the
United States. There are only two other such
catalogues in Canada.
On the lower floor of the Library, is the
University trophy case, containing relics of the
glories of bygone days. These relics include the
ball used by the "Wonder Team" Thunderbirds
who wen the Dominion Basketball Championship.
Over on the west side of the campus lies the
forestry belt and the botanical gardens, localities
of great interest to students of botany and others.
The totem poles in the gardens wrere presented
to the university in 1927 by the Alumni Association.
They are from the Point Grey Musquiam Reserve
is the Capilano pole, depicting the famous Capilano
and are last two of the tribe. On the right
Chief. The left pole is symbolic of the magical
powers cf TCent-Lano, a great Musquiam warrior.
Also in the Botanical Gardens is the sundial
enbarved wit hpictures of the Lions and the
Cairn. It was presented to the University in 1928
by B. S. Hartley .professor mathematics, retired
1931) who designed it especially for the spot on •
which it stands.
The beautiful Japanese Lantern and Gardens
were presented to the university in 1935 by friends \
f  Inazo  Niobe,  a  great student  and  apostle  of
international goodwill.
Outside the AMS offices in Brock Hall are two
and service of the members of "D" Coy., 196th
war memorials-'-one to commemorate the sacrifices
Batallion, C.E.F., Western Universities in the
Great War,  1914-18; and the other in  honour  of 100
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the   B.   C.   reinforcing   platoon,   196th   Western
Universities Batallion, C.E.F.
Circulation Department
All bcoks taken from the Library must be
charged at the general circulation desk which is
situated in the centre of the east waU. The time !
limit is one week but books not in demand may
be renewed. A fine of fjve cents per day is charged on overdue books.
Reserve Books
Reserve books may be borrowed for two hours
and may be renewed if not in demand. Books
may be taken out overnight from closing time to
8:45 the next morning, in which case they must
be renewed before leaving the building. Overdue
fines of twenty cents per hour are charged.
Unpaid fines are deducted from the student's
caution money.
Record Loan Service
For an annual fee Of One Dollar, students are
free to take out five records a week. The library
has an extensive coUection of fine recordings.
Reference Department
The reference desk in the north-east corner of
the Library gives information and assistance regarding essay copies, reading lists, etc. The
general catalogue is in the north-east room.
All books are listed in the general catalogue
bu author, title, and subject. Books are catalogued
by the Library of Congress system.
Call slips must be written for all books request
ed at the loan desk. .
Reference books, periodicals, government periodicals, society documents and rare books do not
The stacks are closed to the general student
body but special concessions are granted to graduates, honours students, and senior pass students:
One of the most unusual and noteworthy facts
about our campus is the number of buildings that
have been conceived, planned, and financed by
students themselves. Students acted on their own
initiative rather than wait for assistance. In this
manner the Gymnasium, the Brock Hall and the.
Stadium were built and various other projects
carried out, such as landscaping the stadium,
erecting a cairn to commemorate the campaign for
a new site. One of the most striking of these
student achievements is the modern Brock Hall.
The Brock Hall stands today as a fitting
memorial to the lives and work of the late Dean
of Applied Science and his wife, killed in a tragic
airplane crash in the summer of 1935.
This couple was held in such high esteem by
a student Union building to permanently corn-
students of their day that it was decided to erect
memorate the Dean and his wife. The dream
of those students was realized on January 31, 1940,
when Lieut. Governor E. W. Hamber officially
opened the Brock Hall, third structure on the
campus to be built from student funds.
The first important campaign for money,
launched in the spring of 1936 by AMS president
Bernard Brynelson with an objective of $30 000,
closed at the end of the session with less wian
$7,000 contributed. The next two years saw
student campaigners President Jay Gould and
David Carey turn their efforts from the Union
Building to the Stadium, a modern concrete
building in October, 1937.
In 1938 the dormant Brock Hall issue received
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earnest. With the promise of $20,500 in ten annual
instalments from the Govermnent of British Columbia and the sum of $30,000 already collected-
and in the hands of the Brock Memorial trustees,
the AMS in March 1939, decided to borrow another
$80,000. The total of these sums, plus a $10,000
donation from the Women's Undergraduate Society, served to retire the outstanding Stadium
bonds and finance the Brock Hall.
Throughout the summer of 1939 Past President
Carson McGuire and President-elect John Pearson
perfected plans which were approved by the
Brock Memorial Committee. Construction work
began shortly before the fall term and was finished by the end of January. The workers then
moved outside and transformed the surrounding
grounds into lawns and gardens comparable in
beauty to the rest of our campus.
The first section of the cultural and social
centre dedicated to the memories of Dean and
Mrs. Brock, built at a cost of $75,000, was finished.
It is but a part of the intended final. Union
Building is constructed in such a way as to
allow enlargement.
In   the   centre   of   the   building   is   the   main
'   lounge,   open   at  all   times   to   students.   On  the
east side of the lounge is the Snack Bar.
On the main floor on the northern side is the
Faculty Room, for Faculty members only. Beside
it is the Mildred Brock Room for women students.
On the southern side of the building are the
offices of the Alma Mater Society, and the head-
. quarters of the Students' Council. Here in addition
to the General office, are the offices of the President of AM1? and the Treasurer of Council. There
is a public telephone in the corridor, and a Men's
Executive  Room  in  the  southeast  corner,  head-
qu rters of the University Alumni Association.
Upstair, on the southern side is the Double
Committee Room capable of seating 200 people.
Clubs may obtain permission to use the meeting
rooms by applying at the AMS office.
The Students' Council meeting room is upstairs on the south side. The stage room on the
north side is for the use of the Player's Club and
the Musical Society when they prepare their
productions. Beside the Rehearsal room is the
Phrateres club room.
In the north basement of the Brock are the
o fice of the Publications Board, the latter commonly known as the Pub. Here is also a women's
cloakroom  and  washroom.
In the southern basement are the men's washroom and cloakroom, the M;mook club room, the
Radio  Society  office and studio.
A long needed addition to the University is the
Stadium, on the playing field, built during the
surr«ier of 1937. The main section is of reinforced
concrete with a seating capacity of 1600 persons.
It is completely up to date, containing showers,
changing rooms, hand ball courts and offices. The
building was constructed with the idea of being
b central unit of a modern stadium. Two wooden
bleachers each seat^500. The total, costing $40,000
was financed by a bond issue.
The University Health Service, exists to prevent
communicable diseases, to render fiirst aid in cases
of accidents and sudden sickness, and to furnish
advice about health matters to the general student
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All  students  entering the  University  for  the
first time must report immediately to the Health
Service, making an appointment for examination   ;
Students neglecting to do so will be disciplined by
the University Health Committee.
Discovery cf Infectious Persons:
All cases oi illness, including a common cold,
developed during the academic year, must be
reported to the Health Office at once: if on the   .
campus, personally, otherwise by phone. After an
illness, students must report to the Health Office
for inspection before re-admission to the University.
Disposal of Infectious Persons:
AU persons reasonably suspected of infectiveness are excluded from contact with others until
shown  to   be  non-effective   or,   if  shown   to   be
infective,   until   the   actual   termination   of   such
■ infectiveness.
All University contacts of infectiveness are to
report to the Health Office for determination of
suspectibility, and are to be excluded while there
is a possibility of developing the infection.
In order to minimize loss of attendance, contacts
may arrange daily inspection at the Health Office
during the period of potential infectiveness.
Failure to report will result in immediate expulsion from the University.
Students are advised to avoid large gatherings
and late hours during an epidemic, such as the
"flu" epidemic vt three years ago, since the number of cases increased significantly after well-
attended  dances.
-   The   Book   Store—which   is  operated   by   the
University—is situated in a hut immediately be-
hind the Auditorium. It is prepared to supply all
texts needed in any courses, and also sells such
and aU other materials needed for lecture room
or labs.
The Book Store is open from nine to five on.
week days, and from nine to one on Saturdays.
Operated by a student manager and assistant,
this bureau serves to exchange second-hand textbooks among students in the most convenient
manner possible.
This year the Book Exchange will be situated
in new quarters' in the basement of the Arts
Building, just around the corner from the Quad.
It is open at times announced in the Ubyssey and
in notices around the campus.
Books   are   accepted   for  resale   only   on   the
following  terms  and  on   tha  understanding  that
the depositing of books by the student constitutes'"
an acceptance by him on 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 boards
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 student's name listed
alphabetically in Index Book provided—Receipt
number to be shown against name.
4. At the end of the advertised three weeks, Cash
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date, showing amount received for each book .A
deduction cf ten percent within the nearest five
cents will be made for the service of the Book
Exchange. Students may obtain these cash "
vouchers from the Book Exchange on presentation
oc the receipt, on a day 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 to be lest, 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 Bcok Exchange will close for the year on
May fifteenth. All books not sold must be reclaimed by that date, also all cash vouchers must
be 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.
As a member of the Alma Mater Society, all
regular students are protected by the Accident
Insurance Plan. This coverage insures against
expenses which are due to accidental injuries sustained by members of the AMS while engaged in
supervised activities sponsored by the Society or.
by the University.
Such activities include academic pursuits on the
campus, organized athletics, club activities, and
officially sponsored social functions.
No club bills will be honoured by the Student
Council unless they are covered by a purchase
rder from the club to the Alma Mater Society.
The business houses of this city have been informed of this ruling and it will be rigidly
observed by  Council.
All such things as club pins and sweaters must
. lso be approved by the Student Council before
they are ordered.
For admission to the many Varsity affairs
featuring anything from Paul Robeson to unknown
local talent the Student Pass is used.
The funds for this system are made up of a
portion of the AMS fee and are put into separate
Pass System Fund. A card is given to each member of the AMS which admits the holder to all
Varsity Functions which come under the jurisdiction of the Pass System.
'Such functions include class parties, the Players
Club and Mussoc productions ,debates, track meets
and league games.
This card also gives reduced rates to the
students at Odeon  and Famous Player Theatres.
Each student supports the pass system with
the payment of his or her AMS fees. It is up to
every indiivduai to receive the full benefit of this
pass system by attending all the Pass features
throughout the year.
In 1945 something new was added to the
campus-university dcrmitories. At Acadia and
Fort Camps, situated within ten minutes' walk of
the classrooms, accommodation is provided for
men and women, single and married students in
the form of bungalows, and  trailers for couples, 108
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or else single, double or triple rooms for single
At Acadia,  with  the  additions  to the dining ■
room  and  dormitories,  over  three  hundred  students are  offered  rooming,  boarding,  study,  and
recreational facilities.
oFrt Camp, with room for over fifty men, has
its own dining room and rec hall as well.
This year additional facilities have been added
to those already mentioned.
The University Studetns Co-operative Association offers residence with a homely atmosphere to.
out-of-towm students. An executive, elected from
the members, manages the general business.
Members share the housewcrk, each doing one
chore which does net Uke more than one-half
hour daily. Excellent dinners ave served by a
housemother. The cost of board and laundry
should not exceed thirty dollars per month.
Members adopt suitable rules regarding disturbances during study hours. Assistance whenever needed, can readily be obtained from other
Students wishing to enter the Co-op should
apply to the Secretary and must when applying
purchase ten shares at one dollar each. These
are returned when the member leaves.
The National Federation of Canadian University Students has arranged a system whereby
a Canadian University Student, without extra
charge to himself, may obtain a year's study at a
university in another part of Canada.
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A selection committee composed of a faculty
member and two students shall nominate, on
application, any number of students not exceeding
one per cent of the enrolment. The student must
have completed at least two years study, with at
least Second Class standing in the second year, be
an undergraduate below the final year and be
representative in a general way of the student ,
Through the co-operation of various university
authorities it is provided that exchange students
are exempt from tuition fees which except in
extreme cases is 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 system.
Freshette Luncheon—First social events of the
season are the activities staged for the benefit
of the frosh. Freshettes are entertained at the
Big and Little Sister luncheon in the Brock lounge.
The freshettes attire themselves in juvenile clothes.
Erring freshettes are Severely chastised and duly
Frosh Smoker—An evening with pipes, tobacco
and cider is staged to welcome the freshmen.
This strictly stag session also features a tribunal
which deals with male miscrients who have strayed
from the paths of frosh righteousness.
Frosh Reception—At the end of the initiation
period the frosh are formaUy welcomed to the
undergraduate body at the Frosh Reception.
. Freshmen are admitted free upon presentation of
their frosh button. Since it is the irishman's first
dance at the University as a member of the University it is one to remember. 110 The TILLICUM Handbook
Homc-Coming—The last full week in October
features Home-Coming weekend, with entertainment in honour of the graduates. Organized by
Council, Homecoming brings the undergrads and
alumni in closer contact. The main events are a
football game, Cairn ceremony, a banquet, the renowned Potlatch and the Homecoming Dance.
Class Parties—Each class of each faculty is en-
. titled to a class party to which only members of
the class are admitted. Owing to "technical difficulties" the Aggies and Redshirts prefer to hold
banquets for the entire faculty. .
Undergraduate Balls—During the year each faculty
is allowed to hold one formal ball, usually at
the Commodore. Although these balls are open
to the entire undergraduate body, the present
overcrowding makes tickets dif.'icult to obtain
The Science Ball early in February features tables
decorated by different departments in competition
for a so-called "mystery prize."
The Engineers Informal in the faU and the
Aggie Barn Dance in the spring are staged for
the enjoyment of the faculties concerned. Outsiders are severely dealt with if caught, so if you
want to sneak in you'd better brush up on Science
and Aggie yells.
Christmas and Spring Plays—In mid-November
the Player's Club presents three one-act plays for
the students and invited guests with no admission
charged. Then in March, the annual Spring Play
is produced, first free to the students and then
at. a small charge to the general public.
Operetta — The Musical Society stages a light
opera in late February free to the students and
with an admission fee to the public.
Mardi Gras—The wartime social event. Red Cross
Ball, last year took on the name of Mardi Gras,
lasted two nights and divided its profits between
the Red Cross and the International Student Service. The Greek Letter Societies provide the work,
the talent and the girls for this formal Ball held
in January.
Hi-Jinx—A fancy name for a fancy dress parly
is only just, claim the women students with the
lesult that men are strictly taboo at this annual
fun-fest taking place in October.
Co-Ed Ball—This dance is the climax of the
Sadie Hawkins Week, the Week in January when
the girls do the picking and choosing for a change,
and incidentally, the paying.
SEPTEMBER 17-28—Freshman Orientation Period.
28—Frosh  Reception
DCTOBER 1—Home  Ec Freshette Tea
—Gamma Phi Beta-Kappa
Gamma Cabaret.
2—Football - Western Washington
—Dance, Brock, Evening
6—General AMS Meeting
7—UNTD  Dance
8—Newman Club Dance
9—Football - Open Date; dance
11-Pre-Med  Stag
—Mussoc Get-Together Banquet
13 - Fashion  Show,  Sc Banquet
14—Commerce Women's Tea
15—Aggie Barn Dance 112 The TILLICUM Handbook
16-Football, Williamette - dance
21 —Mussoc Old Members' banquet'
22 —Legion Tea Dance
23-Football,  Whitman;  Dance    '
26—Phrateres Formal
29 —Homecoming  Weekend
30—Football - College of Idaho
—B'asketball - Grads vs. 'Birds
—Homecoming Dance
NOVEMBER 2—Mussoc Formal
3—Aggie Ball and Banquet
4—Hi jinx
6—Football  - Lewis and  Clark; •
12—Fall Symphony Concert
—Home Ec  Ball
13—Football - Linfield; Dance
NOVEMBER        15—Symphony Party
17—Christmas Plays
18—Christmas Plays    .
19—Christmas Plays
Alpha Gam Cabaret
26—Legion Tea Dance
DECEMBER 3—Fall Symphony Concert
8-WUS Co-ed
13—Commerce Ball
14—Mussoc Ticket Banquet;
Basketball - Eastern Wash.
15—Basketball - Whitworth; dance
20 -Mardi Gras
21—Mardi Gras
26—Phrateres  Initiation
28—Legion Tea Dance
—Basketball - Western Wash.
31—AMS  Speeches;  Religion  and
Life Week
2-AMS Elections
3-Law Ball
4-WUT Tea Dance
5—AMS Speeches
9—AMS Elections
10—Farmers' Frolic
11—Newman Club Formal;
CPS  Basketball
12—Basketball - St. Martins; dance
-14—Mussoc  Productions;  AMS
16-AMS Elections
17—Mussoc Productions
18—Mussoc Productions
19—Mussoc Productions
23—USC Elections; Science Ball
24—Commerce  Banquet;   Sc.  BaU
25—Legion   Tea   Dance;   Basket-
bal - Central Washington
26—Basketball - Pac. Luth.; Dance
1—Phrateres Spring Formal
4—Open House
5—Open House
8—Greek Song Fest
11—Spring Symphony Concert;
WUS Tea Dance
14—Spring Plays
15—Spring Plays
16—Spring Plays; Aggie Spring
17—Spring Plays
18—Spring Plays
19—Spring Plays
21—Symphony Banquet
23—Annual General AMS Meeting
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The official Lost and Found bureau for students
is the AMS office in Brock Hall. In addition, the ,
Ubyssey   prints,   free   of   charge,   short   lost   and
found notices.
Mail is received twice daily onthe campus,
Student letter racks are situated in the lower hall
of the Arts Building. The letter rack for clubs
and societies is at the west end of the Alma Mater
Society off ice in the Brock Memorial Building.
The official address is "The University of British
Columbia, West Point Grey, B.C."
Mail for off-the-campus delivery is collected
twice daily at an official red-painted post box
at the bus-stop.
Notice Boards are placed in every University
Building and in the space between the Arts and
Auditorium Buildings (the Quad). These Boards
are under the jurisdiction of the Mamook Club of
the Alma Mater Society. Students are at liberty
to use them. Some boards are reserved for the use
of Clubs. The official Students' Council Notice
Board is in the Alma Mater Society office in the.*
Brock Memorial Building.
NFCUS, whose present priesident is UBC ex-
student Treasurer Bob Harwood, aims primarily
at closer co-operation between Canadian University students. Through its channels, achievements of importants are gained, such as a united  .
aid to International Student Service, or a solid-
front decision on such matters as affiiiotions with
campus groups outside this nation.
During the year, a continual exchange of information goes on between NFCUS members, and
once a year delegates from all Canadian campuses meet for a many-day conference. During his
term in office, the NFCUS president usually makes
a tour of all the universities. Last year President Maurice Sauve of Montreal visited UBC
whfie on such a tour.
Last year as a result of a resolution passed
by the annual meeting of the general student
body, UBC along with other Canadian student
bodies, decided to affiliate with IUS on a two-
year conditional basis. Reason for UBC's "with
strings attached" decision to enter the world-wide -
organization is, that at the present time IUS, the
student United Nations, is controlled by Com-,
munist students who have aUowed their belief
fo color their decisions.
This decision led to a very important IUS conference, which just ended  this week  in Europe.
At this showdown meeting, about forty student
groups from the Western and Southern hemispheres have demanded that politics be outlawed
from IUS. Should the Red executive refuse their
request, the protesting groups have threatened
to withdraw from IUS and form a rival Western
organization. Decision at press time is pending. 116 The TILLICUM Handbook
Freshman—A first year student
Sophomorej—Second year student
Junior—Third year student
Senior—Graduating student
AMS—Alma Mater Society
Redshirt—Engineering student
Aggie—Agricultural  student
The Quad—The space between the entrance to the
Cafeteria and the Arts Building
Mus Soc (Muzz Sock)—Musical Society
Green Room—Players Club Room
The Pub—Publication Board
USC—Undergraduate Societies Committee
WUS—Women's Undergraduate Societies
(all organizations are generally known by initials:
LSE, MAA, etc.)
We wear the blue and 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.
Hail! 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'U push on to victory.
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Alma Mater, by the dwelling
There is set the western sea,
Mountains shed their benediction
On the hopes that rest in thee.
Alma Mater, to thy children
In the spring-time of their years,
Grant the faith that grows from knowledge.
Courage that makes light of fears,
Alma Mater,  thou hast kinship
With the great of bygone days,
And  the  voices  of our  fathers
Join with ours to sing thy praise.
Words—Prof.   H.   T.   Coleman
Music—D. O. Durkin, Arts '40
■ Hail! Hail! the gang's all here,
What the heU do we care,
What the hell do we .  . .  .   '
We are the Rugby Club, stand all in line,
■ We're going to yell, yell like hell,
We're going to fight, fight for every yard;
We'U beat Victoria Rep so very hard
That there'U be fifteen corpses on the sod,
With a Rah! Rah! Rah!
My girl's a hullabaloo,
She wears the Gold and Blue;
She goes to Varsity too
Just like the others do.
And in my future life
She's going to be my future wife.
How in hell d'ja find that out?
She told me  so.
She goes to aU the games
Just like the o   ther dames
I fork out all the change
Just like the others do, etc.
She goes to all the shows,
Wears aU the latest clothes,
Powders her  little nose,
What for, nobody knows.
When she goes walking
She does the talking
I do the squeezing,
She does the teasing, etc.
As be grow older
■ She will grow bolder,
And she will hold her
Head on my shoulder, etc. 120 The TILLICUM Handbook
(Engineer's   Song)
Come all you freshmen if you want to hear
The story of a brave engineer;
He started to college in the fall of thirty-three.
Why he took up engineering is a mystery to me..
Casey Jones couldn't hold his liquor,
Casey Jones couldn't hold his beer,
Casey Jones never got through college
He never got through college 'cause he couldn't'
held his beer.
Casey Jones was the  engineer's pride
In footbaU  or hockey he  always saved his  side
He  was a  whiz  in classwork,  his reports  were
always clear,
But he never got. his parchment 'cause he couldn't
hold his beer.
Casey's career looked free from want or need
The dean would pat him on the back  and  say,
"You're bright indeed."
He came to grief as all youths do, ne'er became
an engineer,
And the reason for his failure was, he couldn't
hold his beer.
The grand class held their dinner in the Red and
White hall,
They all got pickled tight that night and Casey
worst of all.
They wired  to his folks next day,  the message
read, "Come here, -
Your son cashed in his chips last night; he couldn't
hold his beer."
Casey said, just before he died,
To the engineers who mournfully were standing
by  his' side:
"Erect a tablet in the halls, engrave these letters
"Never come to college if you cannot hold your
NOTE—There are several other popular songs on
the campus (especially among the Engineers)
which space does not permit us to print.
Kitsilano,  Capilano,  Siwash  squaw,
Kla-how-yah, Tillicum, Skookum Wah,
Hi-yu mamook, Mucka mucka zip,
B.C. Varsity, rip, rip, rip,
Let's go Varsity!
Let's go Varsity!
Let's go Varsity!
Fight! Fight! Fight! 122 The TILLICUM Handbook
Sssssh! Sssssh! Sssssh! Rah! Rah! Rah!
Sssssh! Sssssh! Sssssh! Rah! Rah! Rah!
Sssssh! Sssssh!  Sssssh! Rah! Rah! Rah!
i  Varsity Rah (Very Fast)
. (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)!
We are, we are, we are the Engineers!
We can, we can, demolish forty beers!
Drink rum, drink rum, drink rum and follow us!
We don't give a damn for any damn man
Who don't give a damn for us. SCIENCE!
MooOOoo ----- squish, squish, squish,
MooOOoo ----- squish, squish, squish,
MooOOoo ----- squish, squish, squish,
We are the men of culture,
Of intellect supreme,
From men like us the coaches choose the bulwarks .
of the team,
Oh phooey in the Engineers,
Their records smeared with sin.
While they demolish forty beers
We quaff down fifty gin.
(Marching song of Canadian Scottish and other
Canadian units)
Ed. Note—During unofficial moments, past Student President Grant Livingstone popularized this
song on the campus last year.
There's a braw fine regiment as ilka mon should
They are deevils at the fetchen, they ha'e clured a
sight o' men,
And ha'e suppit muckle whusky when the canteen,
they gang ban
The Hielan men frae braw Glen Whorple!
HEUCH! Glen whorple, Hielan men!
Great strong whusky suppin Hielan men, for they
Hard workin, hairy leggit Hielan men,
Slainte mhor, Glen whorple!
They were founded by McAdam who of a' men
was fairst,
He resided in Gleneden, whaur he pipit like the
Wi' a fig leaf for a sporran, and a pairfect Hielan
Till he stole awa' the applies fra Glen whorple!
When  the  watters  o'  the  deluge  drookit a'   the
waurld o'er
The Colonel o' the regiment, ■'his name was Shauit
Sae a muckle boat he biggit and he sniggit up the
And they sailed awa frae drooned Glen whorple! 124
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And syne he sent a Corporal and gert him find
the  land,
Wha he returned wi' an empty whusky bottle in
his  hand, -
Sae they kent the flood, was dryin', he was fu'
ye understand
For he found a public house abune the water!
When  the good  King Solomon was ruler  o'  the
He had a hundred pipers and a thoosand fechten
And a mighty fine establishment Til hae no doot
ye ken
For he kept a sight o' wives in auld Glen whorple!
Then   there   cam   a   birkie   bangster,   wha   was
chieften o' the clan
His name it twas Wallace an' he was a fetchen man,
An' he harrie a the border, an' awa the southron
Frae the dingin o' the claymores o' Glen whorple!
When  the bonuie pipes  are  skirlin  an'  the  lads
are on parade
In the braw Glen whorple tartan, wi' the Claymore an' the plaid
When the Sergeant-major's sober, an' the Colonel's
no agraid,
O' seein' tartan spiders in Glen whorple!
Eh, a bonnie sicht they mak, but gin the canteen
ye gan ben
When the morn's parade is over, she'ld be fu' o'
drunkin men  -.
An' a thoosand canty kilties will be settin' doon
the  Glen
For they drink a power o' whusky in Glen whorple!
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 ail
student activities within the University of British
Columbia as represented in the following associa-
tons and societies and their subsidiary organization.
i.      The  Undergraduate  Societies.
ii.     The Literary and  Scientific  Executive.
iii.    The Athletic Associations.
iv.     The Student 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
heriditaments, 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 Coumbia or elsewhere.
t.g) Subject to the provisions, contained in
Clause 10 of the Societies Act to borrow, raise and
secure the paymentof 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 Orey, Province
of  British   Columbia.
Code passed by A.M.S., April 4, 1934, and  Hied
with  Registrar  of  CCos.,  May 1,  1934. 126
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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  Cniversity of British Columbia:
(ii)     all   students  of  affiliated   colleges;
(Iii) 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 the University, taking a regular full course
in any faculty or taking a course partly in one
full 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 all
graduates of the University, members of the
b'aculty 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 shall be held
within the first fifteen days of the fall term, and
shall be known as the "Semi-annual meetings."
and the other within the period March 16th to
March. 31st in_each year, which shall be known
as  the   "Annual  Meeting".
,l.At the said Semi-annual Meeting the Treasurer
shall present a financial statement for the preceding
year ending June 30th. duly certified by th,.
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 held: the
auditors shall be appointed: and the Secretary.
Hiall make a report upon the activities for the
3. Sp cial General  Meetings of  the  Society  may
be  convened  af  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
Leen   com ened.
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 discussion,
but shall not be entitled to vote. Voting by proxy
at any meeting of the Society shall not be allowed.
.">. Thirty-three and one-third per cent of the
active members for the current session, present
in person shall constitute 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
The    name   of    the    Executive   of    the    Societv
shall   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,
fb) Honorary Vice-President,
(c) President,
fd) Vice-President
fe) Secretary,   -
(f) Treasurer,
together  with   such   other  officers   as   the   Society
in  General  Meeting  may  by  resolution  determine. The TILLICUM Handbook
The duties of the active officers shall be as follows:
i.    The   President   shall   preside   at   all   meeting
of  the  Society  and  of  the  Students'   Councii.
He   shall    be   an   ex-officio   member   of   ail
committees  of  the  Society and  the  Students'    '
Council,   and   shall   carry   out  all   such   other
duties   as   usually   fall   to   the   office   of   a
president  of  a  Society;
ii. The   Vice-President   shall   assume   and   carry
out   the   duties   of   the   President   during   his
iii. The Secretary shall prepare and keep minutes
of the meetings of the Society and of Students' ,sj
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 reso-  ,
lution  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 ?5
fall   to   the   office   of   treasurer,   or   as   may
prescribed,   from  time   to  time,   by  the  regu-   .
.lations 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 pres-
scribe, and in particular by the issue of bonds,
perpetual or redeemable debentures, or any mortgage, charge or other secvirtty on the whole or in
part of the property or assets of the Society,
both present and future, 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'
Counci! shall determine.
2. The auditors of the Society shall have a right
of access at all times to all books and records
of  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, stich information and explanation
as may he necessary for the performance of the
duties of the auditors.
2. 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 all
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 th
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' Council or of the
Society as may be prescribed in and by any such
resolution, in the presence of the President and
the Secretary: and such officers 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 otiier person, firm or corporation as the
Students' Councii 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
'olumbia. 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 shall be submitted to the
Secretary in writing signd by not less than one
hundred  members of  the  Society  entitled  to  vote.
2. As provided by Section 2 of the "Societies
Act" of the Province of British Columbia, an
amendment to the By-Laws of the Society shall
require   a   two-thirds   majority   of   such   members
ntitled  to vote as are present  in  person.
3. 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
i Minutes of the meetings of the Society and of the
Students' Cm .-oil s:-rrll be prepared by the Secretary of the Si.:et.,-, anJ of all meeting of subsidiary 130
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organizations of the Society and their executives
by the respective secretaries of such organizations,
and ali such minutes shall be kept at the offices of
the Society in the Brock Memorial 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 the
• hours of 10:00 and  4:00  p.m.
By-Law No. 10
The Society shall have the 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,
as it sees fit, in such manner as may be provided,
vary, alter and amend the same from time to time, .
in any regulations made by the Society or by the
Students' Council on its behalf.
By-Law  No. 11
' The Society shali 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  fiied  with  the  Registrar  of
Companies,   Victoria,   B.C.,   in   accordance   with
the  "Societies  Act"  of  British  Columbia	
 October,    193?,.),
(As   Revised   January,   1947)
Article  I—Definitions
1. A "Freshman" shall be any student reglstergd
in  First Year Arts and  Science or Its equivalent.
2. A "Sophomore" shail be any student who has
completed only First Year Arts and Science or its
3. A "Junior" shall be any student who has
completed First Year Arts and Science or its
equivalent plus one other year in any faculty and
who is not In his graduating year nor received
a degree  in any faculty.
4. A "Senior" shall be any student who shall
have completed three fully accredited years at the
University,   or  their  equivalent.
5. "The Society" shall mean the Alma Mater
Society of  the  University  of  British   Columbia.
Article II—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 University Women's  Association.
In  the e 1 < f the  President of the Alma  Mater
Society being a woman, the Vice-President shall
be the President of the Undergraduates Societies
(e) The  Secretary,
(f) The  Treasurer.
Article III—Students' Councii
1. The   name   of   the   executive   of   the   Society
shail be "the Students' Council," and the members •
of the Students' Council for the time being shall be
directors of the Society.
2. The   memers  of   the   Students'   Council   shall
(a) The Honorary President who shall be the
President   of  the  University  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 a Senior who
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for at least two years and who has not previously
held  the position  of President.
(d) The   Secretary,   who   shall   be   a   Junior
or a SenHr.
(e) The   Treasurer,   who   shall   be   a   Senior.
(f) The President of the Literary and Scientific Executive, who shall be a Junior or a Senior,
and who is a member of a constituent society of
.  LSE.
(g) The Co-ordinator of Activities, who shall
be a Junior or a Senior.
(h)    The    Chairman    of    the    Undergraduate
•   Societies Committee,  who shall be either a Junior
or a Senior.
(i) The President of the Women's Undergraduate   Society   who   shall   be   a   Junior   or   a
(j) The President of the Men's Athletic Association,  who  shall  be a Junior or a Senior.
(k) The President of the Women's Athletic
Association, who shall be a Junior or a Senior.
(1)    The Junior Member, who shall be a Junior.
(m) The Sophomore Member, who shall be a
3.    The duties of the  members of the  Students"  ,
Council shall  be:
(a) 1 .te Honorary President and the Honorarj
Vice-President shall act in an advisory capacity
and shall be mediums of good will between tht
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 President
of a  Society.
(c) The Secretary shall take the minutes of
all meetings of the Students' Council and of the
Society, and shall 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 relate 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   shalfs
at Vhe  expense   of   the  Society   provide   a   fidelity
bond in the sum of $2000.00 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
shall   not  disburse  any   funds   except   in   payment,
of   bills   certified   by   the   Students'   Council.   The
Treasurer's    cheques    shall    be    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 monies 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
each   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 proposed expenditures of the Undergraduates   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   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 Council liaison officer on the
executive of the Alumni Association and in charge
of Homecoming activities, and shall have other
duties as are assigned to him by the Students'
(f) The President of the Literary and Scientific Executive shall be responsible to the Students'
Council for all Student activities other than publications, athletics and social functions or activities.
(g) The Co-ordinator of Activities shall be responsible for the co-ordination of all major University functions and events, and for all booking arrangements under the jurisdiction of the A. M. S.
Co-ordination   Committee
nt) The President of the Men's Athletic Association shall be responsible lo the Students' Council  for all men's activities.
(t) The Chairman of the Undergraduate Societies Committee shall he in charge of the Discipline
Committee   and   the  Eligibility   Committee.
(j) The President of the Women's Athletic
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Council   for   all   women's   activities.
(k) The President of the Women's Undergraduate Society shall be in charge of ail women's
social activities including the women's initiation,
and shall act as Vice-President of the Society and j
shall take over and perform all duties of the
President during his absence or inability to attend any meeting.
(I) The Sophomore Member's duties will be
to assist  the  Council  in a general capacity.
The   Students'   Council   shall:
' 4 (a)    Act   as   the   Board   of   Directors   of   the  I
(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 Appeai from
the decisions of the Judicial Committee, and as
such be empowered to ratify, confirm, amend,
vary, alter, rescind or annul in such matters as it
may see fit any decision of the said Committee.
(f) Meet regularly each week during the
session and hold special meetings as occasion may
(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
(h) Within one week of the last day of the
spring term as-sume office at a joVnt meeting with
the retiring Student Council.
(j)    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 and Treasurer shall be
elected on the first Wednesday in February. The
Secretary, Co-ordinator of Activities. Junior Member and Sophomore Member shall be elected on the
second Wednesday in February. The Chairman of
the Undergraduate Societies Committee, the President of the Women's Undergraduate Society, the
President of the Literary and Scientific Executive,
the President of the Women's Athletic Association
shall be elected on the third Wednesday in February.
(b) Nominations for the positions of President and Treasurer shall be received by the Secretary of the Society from 9:00 a.m. on the Wednesday two weeks preceding the election day until
5:00 p.m. on the Wednesday directly preceding the
election -day Nominations for the remaining positions shall be received by the Secretary of the
Society by 5.00 p.m. on the Wednesday preceding
the election day. The candidates for the various
offices shall be required to address a student
assembly called for that purpose on the Monday
preceding  the  election  day.
(c) Nominations shall be signed by not less
than ten active members in good standing. Nominations for the office of President of the Literary
and Scientific Executive shall be signed by not
less than ten active members of good standing of
the constituent societies of the LSE. The retiring
USC shall be allowed to nominate from its membership candidates for the position of Chairman
of the Undergraduate Societies Committer; for
nomination of the Ct'SC each candidate to be
eligible must receive a number of individual votes
equivalent to at least one half of the reciprocal
of the number of candidates nominated for the
office, calculated on the total attendance at the
USC meeting at which nominations are held, with
nominations also open to the general student body.
All nominations shall be delivered to the Secretary
of the Society within the time aforesaid, and forthwith be posted by the officer on the Students'
Council  bulletin  board.
(d) No student shall sign the nomination list
for  more  than  one candidate  for  each  office.
(e) 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 candi-
' dates shall 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 the
number   2   opposite   the   candidate   of  his  second 136 The TILLICUM Handbook   ,
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   percent   of   the   total   number   of   first   choices
shall be declared elected.  If no candidate receives i
more   than   50   percent   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 contiue to be struck off the list
and the votes credited  to  their  names  shall  then
be   distributed   among   the   remaining   candidates   '
on the list in the manner aforesaid until:
(1) A candidate receives more than 50 percent
of the votes cast, or
(2) Until   two  candidates   remain   on   the   list
in which case the one  with  the larger  number of ' ,
votes shall be declared elicted.
Where   the  reason  of  choices  of  voters  and  by
"   distribution   of   votes   as   aforesaid   a   tie   results   J
' between two or more candidates then the Election   '■
Committee shall determine in such a manner as It .
deems fit which of and in what order such candidate  shall  be struck  off the list.
'•  Where a candidate whose name has been struck
off   the   list  aforesaid   is   the   n -xt   choieo   on   the
ballot,  then  such ballot shall  be counted  in favor   .
of the candidate next subseguent in choice to the
candidate whose 'name  has b<-en so struck  off.
(g) No student shall hold more than ore office
on the Student s' Council during any one session. •
'(h) After the ballots have been counted, the-'
returning officer shall place them in a package, I
which package shall "be sealed in the presence "
of the scrutineers and preserved by the Returning 1
Officer   until   after   the   annual   meeting   of   the
(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 j
appointed    by    the    Students'    Council,    and    the
elections   shall   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 inconsistent with the said
aforesaid sections.
(k) No student shall be permitted to run for
office on the Students' Councii unless eligible in
accordance with section 2 of the Eligibility Rules
of  the  Alma  Mater  Society.
(1) The newly elected President and Treasurer
shall be required to attend all regular meetings
of the Students' Council to participate in their
deliberation, but without \ote. The remaining
officers following their election shall be required
to familiarize themselves witli their new offices
with the guidance and advice of the current
office-holders, aad to attend at least half of the
regular meetings of the Students' Council to
participate in their deliberation, ut without vote.
The Council elect shall meet jointly with Council- -'
in-office before the Annual Alma Mater Society
Meeting. The final two Council meetings for the
year shall be of a joint nature to include the
incoming  Council.
Article   IV—Undergraduate   Societies   Committee
1. Name
The name for the committee shall be "The
undergraduate Societies Committee of the University  of  British   Columbia."
2. Object
(a) To promote, direct, control, and co-ordinate
the activities of the various Undergraduate Societies under -the Jurisdiction of the Alma Mater
3. Members
(a)    Members of the USC shall be:
I.     Active members of the Alma Mater SociLtj;
as' defined   in   By-Law   1,   Part   1,   of   the
constitution   of   the  Alma   Mater  Society.
11.       Active   mebers   complying   with   Part   (b)
of   the   definition   of   a   Bona   Fide   student—
under tht   Elegibllity Rules of the AMS as-
near sixty (60)  members as possible with a
minimum of three (3) members representing
each  degree course.  Two of these members
will be the President and  Vice-President_of
each Undergraduate Society,  the others being   assigned   proportionately   according   to
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and the numbers registered in each course
Degree   courses   for   the   1948   elections   are
defined as follows:
Arts and Science
Applied  Science
Home Economics
Physical   Education
•    Pharmacy
Teachers Training
Law i
The   degree   courses   and   numbers   of   members
to   be   elected   will   be   assigned   annually   by   the
Elections  Committee. „,.,..        „       ,   „„
(c) A member of the Publications Board, acceptable to the USC shall sit on the USC as an
ex-officio member. n'.s-■.'.    , -: _ .,
(d) All members of the Students' Councii
shall be ex-officio members of USC except the
4. Election of Members
graduate Society shall be held at a special meeting
(a) Elections for the executives of each Undei-
of each Society on the first Wednesday in March.
(b) Provision shall be made in the constitution
of each Undergraduate Society for elections to
fili any position which may be vacant for any
5. Duties of  the  USC
(a) To foster co-operation amog the I nder-
graduate Societies in the interests of successful
prosecution of drives, benefits and schemi s affecting   the   undergraduate   student   b'.dy.
(b) To   organize   any   new   Undergraduate   Societies and to reorganize any existing Tndergradu-
at,    fcccieties   which   are   not   fulfilling  their   obli- >
gations  to their electors.
(c) To order the election or appointment within
two weeks of any member to replace any member
who  is  unabi -   to  fulfill   his  duties   to  USC.
(d) To constitute standing committees  for:
and sufch other standing, or temporary committees
as may from time to time be deemed necessary.
The terms of reference of each committee shall
be defined by the CUSC in conjunction with the
Students'   Councii.
6. Dutkn   of   members  Qf   the   USC
(a) Each member shall be responsible for presenting trie concensus of opinion of his electors
on any business before the  USC-
(b) Each member shall attend every meeting
of the USC or if absent from any meeting shall
explain his absence in writing to the Secretary
before  the  next meeting of the  comimtie"1,
7. Dutis of the Executive
(a) The President of each Undergraduate Society   shali   submit   a   written   report   to   the   Co-
■ ordinator of the USC in which the Undergraduate
Societies social activities for the past year and any
recommendations for these functions in the future
will be listed. The report to be due the last
meeting of the Spring Term.
(b) The Co-ordinator of the USC shall sit on
the committee of the Co-ordinator of Social
Activities with full knowledge of the various
Undergraduate  societies.
(c) The   Chairman   of   the   USC
I.    As a member of the Students' Council, shall
be  empowered  to  present  to  the  Students'
Councii   for   consideration   any   amendment
or  proposal   receiving  a  majority   of  votes
within USC.
II.    Shall head the Standing Discipline Committee.
III.    Shall   perform   all   such   duties   as   usuaiiy
-   fail  to the chairman of a committee.
(d) The Vice-Chairman shall perform all such
duties of a chairman in his or her absence with
the exception of representing USC on Students'
(e) The Secretary - Treasurer shail perform the
usual duties of the Secretary and Treasurer of
a committee. As Treasurer, this official shali cooperate with the Treasurer of the AMS and be
chairman of the Finance Committee. Aiso the
Treasurer will b^ reqquired to submit a statement
of revenue and expenses at the final meeting -
in the Fali term and the pre-final meeting in the .
Spring  term.
8. Meetings
? Meetings of the USC shall be held once every
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the  call  of  the chairman  with  a  minimum   of  24
hours  notice to  all  members.
U.    Voting
(a) The  Chairman  of  the  USC  shall   have   the
deciding vote  when necessary.
(b) Fifty  percent   (50%)   of  the  membership  of
the USC shall constitute a quorum.
(c) Election  of  the USC  executive  shall  be  by -
secret ballot.
(d) Each member shall have one vote.
Article  V—Funds
1.    The funds of the Society shall consist of the
(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
authority of the Board of Governors and which fee
.   shall  be  $13.00  of  which   $3.00   shall   be  deposited
to the credit of the Fund and out of which  shall *
. be operated the Student Pass System unde " which
each   member   shall   be   entitled   to  a  pass   issued
by the Society which shcl'. gain admission for the. ;
•. holder  thereof  to  certain   * nivars:ty  functions,   or
. such other sum or sums, or shall from time to time
be determined by the Society by resolution passed
in the manner required  unanimously  by  Students'   •
(b) All monies received by Student organizations under the Society. Such monies shall be
remitted by the treasurer of such organization
forthwith after receipt of same to the business
office  of  the  Society.
1. 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 So- "
cieties, the Literary and Scientific Executives,-
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   shali   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   purpose   and   up   to
the amount prescribed for its use in the said
budget, but shall not spend monies which are not
prescribed in the budgel except by special permission in writing first had and obtained from
the Students'  Council.
6. All monies' raised by the7 Women's Undergraduate Society and all proceeds of special
■functions held by that Society shall be deposited in
a trust fund to be known as the Women's Furnishing Fund and shall be administered by the
Women's Undergraduate Society subject to the
approval of the Students' Council, said Students'
.Council to act as trustee of this fund for and on
behalf  of  the  Women's   Undergraduate   Society.
Article VI — 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 subsidary 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.
Article  VI1 Faculty  Committee
v The Faculty Committee on Student Affairs 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 all times be entitled to
call upon the said committee to confirm the
activities of the Society by endorsing from time
to  time   its  proposals  and   resolutions.
Article  VI11—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 representatives of the Faculty
and three members of the Students' Council.
Should this Committee not endorse the proposals
of the Society it may amend or annul them and
its decisions 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 this Committee may
appeal to the Senate on any decisions made by the
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and   he  shall   in   the  event  of  a  tie  vote  on  any •
question, be entitled to a casting vote.
Article  IX—Social  Functions
1. The   A.M.S.    Co-ordination    Committee   shali
arrange a schedule of social functions and athleticv
activities under the jurisdiction of the Society for
the current year. This schedule shall be presented
to   the   Students'   Council   for   ratification   in   the-
" spring.
2. All organizations under the jurisdiction of the
Society desiring to hold a Social function shall
first secure permission by resolution of the
Students's   Council.
3. Attendance at University dances shall be
restricted to the members of the Society, active
members of the Alumni Association and  guests.
Guests shall be:
(a) Honorary guests who shall comprise such
persons as the Alma Mater Society sees fit to
(b) Such guests as may be invited by members
of the Society, each member to be entitled to one
• guest. No couple connsistig of two persons neither
of whom are members of the Society shall be
permitted to attend. The admission to dances
shall be y ticket and invitation. The arrange-
' ments for any social functions under the juris-
.diction of the Society must be submitted for the
approval of fhe Students' Council at least two
weeks before the date of the function.
4. All functions under the jurisdiction of the
Society shall end at or before  1:00 a.m.
5. Two complimentary tickets shall be granted
to all holders of Class "A" offices for any social
function or activity coming under the jurisdiction
of the  Society.
Article X—Gambling
Any form of gambling for money, or any mon-
. etary equivalent, is prohibited within the precints
of the University. Card playing is permitted only
at University functions or in the Main Lounge,
or in the Mildred Brock Room of the Brock
Memorial Building, or in such other places as mas-
be authorized by the permission of the Students'
Article   XI—Drinking
Drinking of intoxicating liquors on  the University campus or at any University function  is pro-
/hibited and any person appearing on the University
/campus or at any University function while showing any evidence of having consumed  intoxicating
liquor shall be subject to penalty.
Article XII—Price of Tickets
A member of the Society who has purchased a
ticket for any University function shall 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   function.
Article XIII—Discipline
1. The Undergraduate Societies Committee shall
be responsible for the administration of discipline,
with and under, the authority of the Students'
Council. For this purpose USC wiil at the first
meeting after its election constitute a Judciary.
Committee composed of not more than fifteen nor
less than eleven members. All members of USC
will be members of the Discipline Committee.
2. Judicial   Committee
(a) The Chairman of the Judical Committee
shall be responsible for the maintenance of a
roster of committee members to act as Speedy
Trial Judges, for the appointment of the president
and members of a Fuil Court when required, for
the maintenance of records of all cases brought-
before the committee, and for such other duties
as  usually  fall   to   the  chairman   of  a  committee.
(b) Speedy  Trial
A court consisting of one member only will first
hear all cases brought by the discipline committee.
When the charge has been read the option of a
hearing before a Full Court shali be granted if
requested by: The Court, the defendent, or the
Prosecutor. A Speedy Trial jude wilgi not be a
member of a court convened for a case which he
has  heard.
(c) Full  Court:
A   Full   Court   will   consist   of   a   President   and
at   least   four   other   members   chosen   from    the
'Judical   Committee   of   the   USC.   The   President
and   members   of   each   court   shaii   be   designated
by the chairman of the Judical Committee.
(d) Court   Powers 144 The TILLICUM Handbook
1. The court w.'ll act as a judge and as a sen-
ten' ing body.
2. The court w i hear evidence submitted and
on such evidence reach a verdict of "Guilty" or
"Not Guilty."
3. The court will, on a finding of "Guilty"
pass a sentence which under the laws of the AMS
may be appealed to the Students'  Council.
4. The court 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 sueh
fines or imp'ose such penalties as the court may
see fit for the breach of, or non-compliance with
any rule, regulation or decision of the Society
or the Students' Councii or any articl eor provision
of this JCode.
5. The court may recommend that the Students' :
Council tying any case to the attention of the
University Administration if it is the opinion
of the court that such action is warranted. It major may not make any further recommendation a-i
it sees fit.
6. The court may, in the case of an infraction
which would be subject to action in the courts
of British Columbia, bring such infraction to
the attention of the Students' Council, with or
without   recomme; dation.
(e) Defense «
The  defense   will  consist   of   the  accused  and  a
defense   counsel,    if   so   desired,    elected   by   the
■'-. accused  from  the  members  of  the  Society  to  act
on his behalf.
(f) Prosecution
The prosecutor must be a member of the Society.
His purpose will be to presennt the cas-> of the
Discipline Committee, and will be appointed by it.
He shali have authority to summon witnesses as
(g) Witnesses
Any  persnr   who  might  give  ."-videive  having  a
btaring on  the case will  be recogv./od  as a v it-
n^ss.  Any  evider.V-.ii  jriven   by  a  witness  can   only
he   accepted   by   the   court   if   it   i«   given   in   the
: form of statem. ms
< hi    Closed f'ci.r:
Tivi pivsidei tit the court may. in liU discretion,
dtclare the court to be closed at which time no
v..e except those concerned with '.he case will be
allowed to hear tti.-: proceedings. Sucn proceedings
will be l-uhijf.hed at a  date  set by the  President
(i)    Meetings
The Judical Committee should meet at regular
intervals throughout the year for the purpose of
considering amendments to sections of the code .
affecting discipline and if it deems necessary,
recommend such amendments to the Students'
Council,   through  the  CUSC.
3. Discipline   Committee
(a) The Chairman of the USC shall be chairman
of   the   Discipline   Committee.   He   shaii   be   res-
i ponsible to the Alma Mater Society for the enforcement of any rule, regulations, or decision of
the Society or the Students' Council or any articie
or provision of this code. He shall b<" responsible
for the appointment of the Prosecutor in any case
brought before the Judical Committee, and for
such other duties as fall to the chairman of a
committee  or  are  mentioned  below.
(b) The Committee shall meet at least once a
month at the call cf the chairman or at any time
at the request of three members of the committee.
(c) The Chairman or any member of the committee shall be empowered to call before the
Judical Committee any member or members of the
Alma Mater Society, providing that a charge is
to be laid either verbally by member or members
of the committee,  or by a signed letter from:.
—a  member  of   the   committee
—a member of the students'  council
—a constituted  society or club  under  the jurisdiction of the Alma Mater Society-
—a member  of  the  Faculty.
(d) A member or members of this committee
shall be present at each major University function.
(e) The   Chairman   of   this  committee   shall   be
empowered  to  call  upon   the  service  clubs  of  the
Alma Mater Society for assistance in  maintaining
order during  Fres'iman  Week,  during  class  Elec
tlon  Week,  and at other  times deemed  necessary.
(f) Person or persons listed in Paragraph (c)
above shell be responsible for reporting any breach
of discipline to the . cljairman of the committee
immediately upon its observance or upon receiving
notice of *>uch  infringement.
4. Every student or group of students whether
individual, or as members of an organization under
the Society or any other group of students using
the University nai e and or crest, or representing
the University in any way shall be responsible to
the Alma Mater Society for conduct, unbecoming
to  a   student,   of   the   individual,   organization,   or 146
The TILLICUM Handbook
group in any way which it may be heid directiy
or indirectiy to affect the University. Due reference shouid be given to the fact that a person
may act in a capacity other than as a student.
5. Appeal from a Speedy Triai Court wili be a
Full Court. Apeal from a Full Court wili be to
the Students' Councii, oniy at the defendants request.
Article XIV—Injuries
The Society shail net be liable for, nor assume
any obligation in resect of any injury or damage
sustained by any member or other person participating in any student activity, and a member shali
not be entitled to make any claim upon the Society
or any of its subsidiary organizations in respecf
Without limiting the generality of the foregoing
language, the Students' Council may, in its
'absolute discretion pay or authorize payment to
any member or other person the amount of or
any portion of the expenses of any member in
; respect of any injury suffered or damage sustained
by any member in or about the University, or
elsewhere, if having to do with University activities, whether as a resuit of participation in any
student activity or not, provided that in no event
shali the payment to any person in respect of any
single injury or loss suffered during any coiiege
year exceed the sum of $100.00. Provided that the
total amount which the Students' Councii shall
have authority to pay for and in respect of
Injuries or damage suffered during any coiiege.
year as aforesaid shali not exceed the monies in
the fund. No payment shaii be made to any
member untii after the end of the coiiege year. If
expenses or injuries or damages suffered by
members during any college year shali exceed the
monies in the fund, the Students' Councii shaii
have power in its absolute discretion to prefer one
or more than one to the others, or to pay the
same in any order of priority or in any proportion
. deemed fit by it. Such payments shali be exgratia.
This clause shail be deemed to cofer ijp right
upon any member for any ioss or damage sustained.
And that at the end of the financial year, the
baniace of the $1000.00 deposited for the use of
the Accident Benefit Committee be carried forward
until such time as the fund accumulates to $3000.00:
and that any amount over $300,Q0 remaining at
the end of the financial year be written into the
general A.M.S.  funds.
Article  XV—Publications
No publications or advertisements whatsoever
shall be printed or displayed or distributed and no
member shali seil or attempt to seii or dispose of
any publications or advertisements on the University Campus without first having secured
permission by resolution of the Students'  Council.
Article   PVI—Speakers
If any subsidary organization of the Society
desires to invite a speaker other than a member
of the Society to address University students it
shaii first apply in writing to- the Students' Councii
shall have absolute discretion as to the granting
for permission to do so, and the Students' Councii
or  refusing  of  such  permission.
Article   GVIi—Organizations
1. All student Organizations within the University shaii  he  classed as follows:
(a) Literary  and   Scientific
(b) Undergraduate   Societies
(c) Athletic   Associations
(d) The inibiications Board
(e) Student   Organizations   of   affiliated   Colleges. ..
2. The said Organizations shail 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  shaii   be   responsible   to   the
.affairs   in   accordance   with   the   By-Laws,   rules,
-Students'  Councii for the proper conduct of their
regulations and decisions of the Students'  Council
or the Society, from time to time, in force, and of
this code.
Article  XVIII—New  Organizations
1. Any proposed Student Organization for any
activity under the Society shali make application
to the Students' Council for permission to organize.
2. Any Student Organization not subsidiary to
the Society shaii make application in writing to
the Students' Councii for permission to use the
University name and crest. With the application
the following information regarding the Organiza- 148
The TILLICUM Handbook
tion   making  application  shall  be   submitted:
(a) Name
(ti)    Aims  and  objects
(c) Conditions   of   membership
(d) Complete  list  of  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 crest, n&me or notice boards.
4. (a1) Student political clubs may be organized under the L.S.E. to bear the name, and
to profess the policies of recognized political
parties (or comparable organizations) subject to
the  following  regulations:
i. Such clubs shall in all respects be subject
to the rules of the Society governing
minor clubs,
ii. Except as provided above, such clubs shall
not be directly affiliated with, or receive
funds or direction from, any outside organization. Without limiting the generality
of the foregoing, political clubs as herein
defined may join inter-university political
federations provided that such federations
are not connected with any political party
and further provided that such association
shall not in any way bind them or limit
their complete responsibility to the Alma
Mater Society,
iii. No such club shall participate, directly or
otherwise, in elections to any student offices outside of the club itself, and acceptance of any such support shall render any
any canditdate for office ineligible,
iv. Violation of any of the aforesaid regulations shall render the clubs concernned
liable   to  suspension.
(b) Other than designated political clubs, no
organization in the society shall become
or allow itself to become an instrument
of partisan politics.    .
i.    Any such organization deemed by the Judical   Committee   of   the    USC.    after   regular
proceedings   set   forth   in    (c)    below,    to   be^
or  to  have  been  improperly  acting  in  the
interests  of  a  political   party   (or  compar-
able   organization)    shall   forthwith    suffer
suspension of its  charter.  '
ii.    Such  charter may  be restored  by  the Students'     Council     only     if    and     when     the
Council   is   satisfied   that   the   organization
concerned  will serve  the purposes and  only
the   purposes- for   which   it   was   organized.
v(c)    Proceedings   by   the   Discipline   Committee
against organnizations  under this  section  may  be
initiated  only  as  follows:
i.    By  resolution   of  the   Students'   Council.   '
ii.    By petition to the Students'  Council signed
by  five  members  of  the  club  concerned,
iii.    By   wfitteri   charge   signed   by   any   memDer '
of  the  Society  provided  in  such  case   that
the   Discipline   Committee   shall   first   investigate the weight of the charges before
instituting  proceedings,
iv.    Proceedings  once  instituted  against  an  organization   shall   follow   the   normal   procedure   laid   down   in   Article   XIII   of   the
AMS   Code,    this   Articles  shall   take   precedence.
Article  XIX—Office  Ranking
1. Student  offices  shall   be   ranked   as   follows:
(a) Class   "A":
i.    All members of the Students'  Council.
The    Editor-in-Chief    of    the    Publications
(b) Class   "B"
i. All members of the Executive of major'
organisations, namely, executives of the
Men's and Women's Undergraduate Societies, executives of the Men's and
Women's Athletic Associations, and the
Literary  and   Scientific  executives.
ii. The senior Editors, the Features Editor,
Business Manager of Publications, the
News Editor, the Advertising Manager of
the Totem, 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 following 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   may   hold   more   than   three
"C"   offices. 150 ,   The TILLICUM Handbook
Article   XX—Organization   Minutes
Minutes and reports of both executive and general meetings of the USC. WUS, MAA, WAA,
LSE, IFC, and the Pan Hellenic Association shall
be forwarded to the Students' Council immediately
after the said meetings, for consideration and
ultimate approval, amendment or rejection by
the Students'  Council.
Article  XXI
Ali student organizations or groups of students
who propose to organize or conduct any functions
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 XXII—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  iimiting  the  generality  of  the  foregoing.
shall appoint the foiiowing committees:
(a) Elections Committee which shali be in
charge of all elections conducted by the Society
of  the   Students'   Council.
(b) Homecoming Committee which shail consist of the president of each year and which shail
be in charge of all Homecoming activities. This .
Committee shali present to the Students' Council ..
for ratification a complete schedule of all proposed
Homecoming activities at least two weeks before
Homecoming. The Junior Member shall be Chairman  of  this  Committee.
(c) Initiation Committee which shali be in
charge of all Initiation activities. The Chairman
of the Undergraduate Societies Committees shall
be  Chairman  of  this  Committee.
(d) Eligibility Committees which shali subject
to the approval of the Students' Council enact and
enforce such eligibility ruies as it may deem
advisable and shali be in charge of ali matters
pertaining to eligibility in student activities. The
Chairman of the Undergraduate Societies Committee shail be Chairman of this Committee.
2.    The  Students'  Council  shall  have  power  to
make such other appointments as it deems neces-
stry   and   in   particular   shail   make   the   foiiowing
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.
Board shall be appointed by the Students'  Council
(b) The business manager of the Publications
at the first Students' Council meeting foiiowing 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 shali be made at the
first Students' Council meeting foiiowing the appointment of the Editor-in-Chief of the Publications
Board and shaii be made in collaboration with the
Publications   Board.
(d) The Student members from the Students'
Council, to act on the joint committee on Student
The Students' Council shaii make the above appointments in collaboration with and on the
recommendation of the outgoing officers concerned.
(e) The Manager of the Book Exchange who
shall   be  employed  upon  a  contract  basis.
3. The Students' Councii shall have power to
make such further rules and regulations consistent
with the constitution of the Society as it considers
advisable relating to any student activities, under
the control of the Society.
4. An honorarian shall be granted to the
President and Treasurer of the Society and to the
;Editor-in-Chief of the Publications Board, to consist of the payment of their tuition fees during
their term of office. 152
The TILLICUM Handbook
(As Amended April, 1945)
WHEREAS the Eligibility Rules of the Alma
Mater Society,, as adopted by the Alma Mater
Society, March 20, 1935, are capable of various
interpretations. BE IT RESOLVED THAT the old
Eligibility Rules be amended as follows: ;
1.   The participant must be a bona fide student
of the University.
Definition of a Bona Fide Student
(a) The student shall be an active member of
the  Alma Mater Society.
(b) The student must take at least six units of
work to represent the University in any
activity and at least nine units of University work to hold any executive position
in any Alma Mater organizatidh.
(c) Students in affiliated colleges as listed
carrying a full year's work in Theology.
.d) Freshman—a student who is attending the
University of British Columbia for the
first time, in the first two years of any
?. The participant must have satisfactory scholastic standing.
Definition cf Satis'actory Scholastic Standing:
For the purpose of determining the eligibility
of students taking units in excess of the year's
work in any faculty the average shall be based
upon the selection of courses comprisnig a year's
work, the student being eligible upon passing all
units taken.
(a) Sessional   Examinations:
i. Where the course consists of twelve -or
more units, obtaining an average of 50%
and passing in nine units.    .
ii. Where the course consists of nine or more
than nine and less than twelve units
obtaining an average cf 55% and passing
in six units or passing in all units.
iii.   Where   the   course   consists   of   less   than
nine   units,   obtaining   an   average   of   55%.
For  the  purpose  cf this  regulation  the  marks
btained at subsequent supplemental and summer
session examinations «hall  be considered.
(b) Christmas' Examinations:
i. Where the course consists of twelve or
more   units,   obtaining  an   average   of  55%
ii. Where the course consists of nine or
mere than nine and less than twelve units,
obtaining an average of 55% or passing in
all units.
iii. Where the course consists of less than
nine   units,   obtaining   an   average   or   55%
' 3. In the case of any member of the Alma Mater.
Society carrying an irregular course, his or her
status shall be determined by a separate Minute
cf  the  Students'   Council.
(a) Students in the first and second year in
faculty may not proceed further with any
activity if they fail to obtain a satisfactory
scholastic standing as defined in Section
2b at the Christmas Examinations.
(b) Students other than those in the first and
second year of any faculty may not par- 154 The TILLICUM Handbook
ticipate in any activity except as herein
noted, unless they have obtained a satisfactory scholastic standard as defined in
Section 2a, with the further provision that-
eligibility may be gained by the said students at Christmas on examinaitons during
the term as provided in Section 2b or by
statements of satisfactory scholastic standing from their professors; but eligibility
for the year may not be lost by any provision of Section 2b for the students wha
are not in the first and second years in
any faculty,  except as hereinafter noted.
(c) Freshman may not participate in any activity unless they obtained an average of
50% on the examinations held immediately
prior to their entrance into the University.
4.   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 or presidents of
the men's port 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
wtihin three weeks of the opening of the
Fall term.
.b) Any student member of the Men's and
Women's Athletic Directorates must be
eligible as from September 30 of the Fall
session in which he or she is to hold
office, as determined by Section 2, but
shall   not  be   declared   ineligible   due  to
failure to attain necessary scholastic
standing at examinations during his or
her term of office, and subsequent to
September 30th.
(c) For members of the W.A.A. Executive and
bers shall be obtained by the presidents
M.A.A. Executives: A list of those mem-
of the two organizations and shall be
submitted to the Registrar and then to the
Eligibility Committee (see 4a for the full
(d) For such sports as do not commence at the
beginning of the term: As soon as turnouts
commence for these sports the President or
manager of the club concerned shall send a
list of the players to the president of the
Men's or Women's Athletics; he or she
shall immediately have the eligibility of
the players checked at the Registrar's
office and shall then call a meeting of
the   Eligibility  Committee.
(e) When the lists in the above sections are
submitted to the Eligibility Committee, the
said committee shall recommend to Student's Council the withdrawal from the
two athletic executives and from participation in the various sports concerned, of
1 those students who have not come up to
the required standards as outlined earlier.
The final decision of this matter shall rest
with Students' Council.
(f) 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 156 The TILLICUM Handbook
and District will only be granted when
his or her scholastic standing is in accordance with the required scholastic
5. (a) Student offices shall be ranked as in action 18 of the Code in the Alma Mater
1. "A"  Offices:
Each student holding an 'A" office must
be eligible as from September 30th of the
Fall session in which he is to hold office,
as determined by Section 2,—but shall not
be declared ineligible due to failure to
attain necessary scholastic standing at
examinations during his term of office and
subsequent to September 30th.
2. "B" Offices:
All students holding "B" offices must be
eligible from the previous spring examinations and may be c'eclared ineligible if
their scholastic standings fall below that
outlined in Section 2 during their term of
office. This ruling shall apply to all
members  of the  Publications Board.
3. "C" Offices:
All class executives shall be required to
eligible as from the previous spring
examinations and the president of the
classes shall be further required to gain
the required scholastic standing in any
set of examinations written during his
term of office.
(c)   The method of enforcing these rules for
Undergraduate  Societies  shall  be  as  fol-
lows: The Chairman of the Undergraduate
• Societies Committee, the President of the
Universities Women's Association, the Editor-in-Chief of Publications Board, shall
submit to the Eligibility Committee a verified list of the marks of all students holding any office in these organization^. 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 Spring
6. (a) No student in the first and second year of .
any faculty shall engage in any major
activity of the Debate Union or the Musical Society during the first term should
he or she go below an average of SO1/
in the mid-term examinations or during
the second term if he or she obtains an
average below 50% in the Christmas Examinations.
(b) No student in the first and second year of
any faculty shall be eligible for the Players
Club unless he or she obtain an average
of at least 55% in the Junior Matric examinations and he or she shall automaitc-
ally disqualified for membership during
the remainder of the term should he or
she obtain an average less than that prescribed in Section 2b.
(c) No student shall be a member of the above
clubs unless he or she is registered for at
.. least six units."
(d) For students other than those in the first
and second years of any faculty; No student shall be eligible for membership in 158 The TILLICUM Handbook
any of the aforementioned clubs should
he or she have failed to obtain satisfactory
standing as in Section 2a, subject to the
provisions  of  Section  3b.
(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 L.S.E. not later than three weeks after
the   commencement   of   the   Spring   term.
7.   Eligibility   Committee:
.a) The Eligibility Committee shall consist of
chairman of the Undergraduates Societies
Committee, president of University Women's Association, presidents of the Mien's
and Women's Athletics, and the president
of the L.S.E. and a Faculty representative.
The Chairman of Undergraduates Societies
Committees shall be Chairman.
(b) The Committee shall hold at least one
meeting each term. In the Fall term it
shall meet within three weeks of the
commencement of the term. In the Spring
term the meeting shall be within two
weeks of the commencement of the Spring
term. Not later than ten days before regular meetings of the Eligibility Committee,
members   of  the   Students'   Council  shall
notify in writing all organizations required
to submit eligibility lists.
(c) In the case of students who believe their
case deserves a second judgment, the
Chairman of the Eligibility Committee and
the members of Students' Council under
whose jurisdiction the students' activity
comes, shall, rather than have a Committee meeting, be empowered to meet with
the Registrar, and determine the case,
final judgment to be ratified by the
'   Students' Council.
The Eligibility Committee shall have the
power, subject to ratification by Students'
Council, to declare any student ineligible
whose scholastic standing is not in conformity with the derinition of satisfactory
standing as laid out in Section 2. The
Committee shall also have power, subject
to ratification by Students' Council to
exempt any student or students from ineligibility. 160 The TILLICUM Handbook
April 10, 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,-2' at times injurious, and
students generally have indulged in inter-
iaculty clashes and ether activities which had
a tendency to cause injury to property and
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:
as follows:
. 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 the property under the control of the
University,  are hereby  absolutely prohibited.


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