'Great Debate' draws in campus audience
Published on 15 March, 2013
Opposing teams argued for and against the proposition that Students Should Be Paid To Study during a Great Debate on CQUniversity Rockhampton Campus this week.
A barbecue lunch was on sale, with all proceeds going towards the Salaam Baalak Trust, which helps the street children of Delhi.
The debating featured the Affirmative team of Jenny 'Take No Prisoners' Roberts (University Secretary), Justin 'The Nuke' Kann (Arts student and VP of the Student Association) and Dale 'The Hit Man' Trott (OHS lecturer) facing off against the Negative team of John 'One-Punch' Fitzsimmons (Literary & Cultural Studies lecturer), Emily 'The Assassin' Lawless-Pyne (Education student), and Alastair 'The Hurrican' Dawson (Deputy VC International & Services).
Students from the opposing teams, Emily Lawless-Pyne and Justin Kann
The debate drew a crowd to the amphitheatre
L-R Dale Trott, Justin Kann, Jenny Roberts, VC Scott Bowman, John Fitzsimmons, Emily Lawless-Pyne and DVC Alastair Dawson