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  Item Reference: KCLCAL-1964-1965-320

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Annual Report XXV II COLLEGE SOCIETIES AND ACTIVITIES Report from the Union Society During the year there was marked increase in interest in the affairs and activities of the Union Society Attendance at General Meetings doubled for the consideration of such topics as the Mitcham Covered Court appeal and the question whether politics should be discussed at General Meetings There was greater interest also in the activities of various societies The Music Society's production of The Pirates of Penzance played to packed houses as did the Drama Society's One-Act Play Festival which included the performance of the winning play in the Festival The Music Crept by Me over the Waters Commemoration Week was notable for the fact that seven hundred people came to the last-night-of-tcrm party and on the Monday before there seemed to be as large crowd outside the packed Great Hall un- able to get in to hear the Oration by Viscount Montgomery During the Lent term another indication of increased interest in the Union Society was the fact that twenty-one people stood for election as Union Officers only eleven stood last year The students elected their first coloured President Lee Moore who further distinguished him- self by winning for the second year in succession the Mace for the best individual speaker in The Observer debating competition The debating team reached the semi-final of this competition The college team in Associated Television's 'University Challenge' retired undefeated after three contests and will appear again against other undefeated teams At the Wellington Ball iii the Lent term the theme was' New Or- leans-1900 The Summer Term concluded with the Exodus Ball at which the Dean presented the Principal's Cup to the Faculty of Laws which he considered had contributed outstandingly more to College life during the year than was to be expected from Faculty of their small size The two main sporting occasions of the summer Mitcham Day and Summer Games were ruined by the weather The achievements of the sports clubs were encouraging though not outstanding In the winter season the Swimming Club won the University Championship and the Soccer Club did very well the first team winning the League and the second team the Reserves Cup Also during the winter the Rugby Club joint founder members of the celebrated their
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