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The Ubyssey Oct 21, 1980

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Vol. LXIII, No. 18
Vancouver, B.C. Tuesday, October 21,1980
.AMS against
fee increase
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MAO PANIC at sight of dangerous radioactive cloud moving over Point Grey sends frenzied group of UBC
nurses running for hills with inflated bags of fresh air. It turned out to be simply false alarm attributed to
remarkably dense clouds hanging over university, but stampede was not entirely in vain as it drew attention to nursing week. It began Monday and is highlighted by T-cup football game Thursday and nursing dance Friday night.
Stay tuned to 'Tween classes for details.
UBC storms from AOSC meeting
All five delegates from the UBC
Alma Mater Society stormed out of
the final plenary session of an Association of Student Councils
(AOSC) conference last weekend
over a matter of "freedom of
And now AMS president Bruce
Armstrong wants to see UBC withdraw from AOSC, with possible severe consequences to the operation
of the Canadian Universities Travel
Service office in SUB. (CUTS is a
travel company which forms part of
AOSC's services.)
AOSC and the National Union of
Students, which have been affiliated since 1977, both passed motions at their joint conference in
Winnipeg which called for a complete merger of the two organizations.
Although the University of Western Ontario had voted Oct. 9 to
leave NUS, delegates from the university came to the joint conference
expecting their AOSC membership
to remain valid.
A motion was brought to the
plenary session floor recommending that UWO be reaffirmed as a
member in good standing of AOSC.
It was amended to include censure
of the UWO student council for
"undemocratic conduct." But after
heavy criticism the amendment was
withdrawn and the original motion
Delegates from the universities of
Western Ontario, Manitoba, Victoria and Calgary, as well as UBC,
stormed out after a second motion
of censure was introduced, this time
against AOSC board of directors
member Kerry Ritz, who had taken
an active role in the anti-NUS campaign at UWO.
According to University of Winnipeg delegates, who moved the
motion, the AOSC/NUS affiliation
had been accepted by member campuses in 1977, and as such was policy for an AOSC board member. To
contravene that policy on his own
campus, it was charged, was a conflict of interest.
Armstrong was attempting to
speak against the motion but was
"yelled at by delegates to sit down"
at which point he threw in the UBC
voting card and stalked out of the
conference with the rest of the UBC
delegates, Armstrong said Monday.
But the decision to withdraw
from AOSC is not being made on
the basis of that motion but "because freedom of choice has been
violated," Armstrong said.
"We're recommending to council
that we withdraw from AOSC because they passed the concept of
legislating members of AOSC and
NUS, who are not members of both
organizations, to commit themselves to a referendum to join the
other. If no referendum is held,
then student councils will be expelled," he said.
"It was passed so the National
Union of Students of Canada (the
new organization) would have the
widest political membership,"
Armstrong said.
Armstrong did not feel CUTS
service would be affected at UBC
should the AMS withdraw although
it is a subsidiary company of
But a CUTS staffer disagrees.
"Withdrawal from AOSC would
have a rather drastic effect on
CUTS services at UBC in my opinion," she said.
"If the AMS is hostile towards
CUTS, that's definitely going to affect our services," AOSC board
member Rob Lauer said Monday.
"But it's not automatic that services will be affected because there
is a lease involved."
"The AMS could be making a
hasty decision," Lauer said. The
concept of associate membership,
which would allow members to belong to either the service or political
wings of the new organization but
not both, is still being developed, he
As a result of the recommendation to withdraw from AOSC, the
AMS may not hold a referendum
on joining NUS in the spring as currently planned.
"Personally, council will not
hold a referendum in the spring for
NUS because they have accepted
congruent membership," Armstrong said.
"I think restructuring is really a
mistake," he said. "We haven't any
other choice other than withdrawing from AOSC. If we held a referendum on NUS and it failed, we'd
be kicked out of AOSC."
But that isn't.the case, said B.C.
Students Federation executive
member Catherine Ludgate. Restructuring is still at least three years
See page 3: NUS
The 13 per cent tuition fee increase proposed by the board of
governors for next year would prevent some students from returning
to university, Alma Mater Society
president Bruce Armstrong charged
"A 13 per cent increase will prove
to be a barrier to further education
for many students already on campus," Armstrong said.
He said tuition fee increases,
when combined with the rising cost
of housing, transportation and
food, pose a formidable financial
obstacle for students and many
would not be able to cope.
The UBC board of governors
voted last year to make student fees
cover 10 per cent of the university's
operating budget. According to administration figures, this calls for a
13 per cent fee increase and board
will meet next week to vote on the
"Obviously council should take
action (to oppose the increases),
and obviously council will take action," Armstrong said.
He said council will make a presentation to the board at that meeting, and if the increase is still accepted further action would be
He attacked the board's policy of
using percentages to determine tuition fees.
"The board should, look at the
ability of students to pay for in
creases, not at percentages. They
should not base their judgments on
business practises. We're not a business, this is a university," Armstrong said.
He also criticized the board for
not seeking student input when the
original decision was made to bring
tuition fees up to 10 per cent of the
university's budget.
"I think students should have
more input in decisions like tuition
fees. I recognize the board can't operate in the open for every meeting,
but they should have sought more
input from students and faculty on
that decision," he said.
He added that "tuition fees are
only about 20 or 30 per cent of the
cost involved in attending university. But that is certainly not to say
the costs are negligible. When the
board makes its decision, it should
look at things like the cost of housing, transportation and food."
Armstrong said, "I might swallow it (the fee increases) if student
aid went up proportionately. Everything else has gone up except student aid."
Administration vice-president
Michael Shaw defended the board's
"UBC's fees are relatively low
compared to universities in the
East," he said.
He added "I'm sure the whole
question will be examined very carefully and so will the question of student aid."
Clubs forgotten in
supplement project
The proposed clubs supplement
to The Ubyssey is not for clubs after
all — it is for undergraduate
But no one has told the clubs yet,
or even asked for club input to the
"(The supplement) is not a club
supplement — it's for
undergraduate societies," Terry
Vankka, dentistry undergraduate
society president and all-presidents
committee chairman, said Monday.
"It will be used to publicize
undergrad weeks and intramurals."
According to Craig Brooks,
Alma Mater Society Administration
director, the clubs supplement
originated during the summer
because of complaints from clubs
about lack of coverage in The
"None of the clubs have been
contacted yet because the supplement is still a proposal," Brooks
said Monday.
"Right now the supplement is
strictly a proposal of the undergrad
presidents," he said. "It has to be
organized in groups of 10 to 15,
otherwise if clubs were involved
there would be too many people."
Pressure is en TAs to sign
UBC is trying to pressure teaching assistants into signing a totally unsatisfactory contract, a TA union spokesperson said Monday.
The university has not given TAs, tutors, or markers the "customary"
yearly wage increase and some TAs have not been paid at all as part of the
administrations's pressure tactics, said Robin Visel, a member of TAU's
negotiating team.
"A cost of living increase is customary, but there hasn't been one this
year. It's just a form of pressure on the union to force the signing of their
contract," she said.
"A few TAs have not even been paid (for September). I don't know all
the details, but in some departments they have not been paid," she added.
Contract negotiations between the university and the TAU broke off
last week and a mediator has been called in by the union.
"We broke off negotiations because they (the university) have refused
to consider issues which we think are very important," Visel said. "We
don't want to be pressured into signing something that won't improve
working conditions."
Important issues which the university refuses to consider include a request for a "modified union shop," a statement against sexual harassment,
and freedom of opinion for employees, Visel said.
The union also wants medical and dental benefits, plus a wage increase
which would attain parity between departments and levels of experience
and would allow TAs to live above the poverty line, she said.
"They won't even consider these issues. How do you negotiate with
something like that?" she said. "The sides are too far apart for talks to
UBC's director of employee relations is out of town and could not be
reached for comment.
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When the supplement is organized and has published a few times,
then clubs will be asked if they wish
to contribute to it, Vankka said.
But the supplement's first priority
will be undergraduate society news.
"Undergrad newsletters are not
the same as the supplement,"
Vankka said.
"There's too much 'personal'
stuff in them and other undergrad
societies don't get to see them.
"The Ubyssey won't help
because I don't think people sit
down and regularly read the
'Tweens and Hot Flashes."
('Tween Classes and Hot Flashes
appear in every issue of The
Ubyssey and announce club and
society activities.)
Clubs are upset and puzzled
about why they have not been approached or asked about the supplement. "I worry about Craig
(Brooks) and company trying to
bulldoze something through, which
is a tendency they have," NDP club
president Erin Berger said Monday.
"I know nothing about the
supplement. There is nothing on
paper and Brooks hasn't approached me."
"They'd better not go ahead with
this until they talk to the clubs,"
said UBC Liberals president
Richard Morden.
Vankka is surprised at the reaction the supplement has received.
"1 can't see where this 'big surprise'
has come from," he said. "We (the
undergraduate society presidents)
have been talking about this all
summer and it should have been
passed on to council."
He was skeptical about the need
for the proposed media liaison committee to assess the need for a supplement. "I think assessing the need
would be redundant," Vankka
said. He wants to see the first supplement appear in mid or late
November, and does not want to
see it delayed by "yet another committee." Page 2
Tuesday, October 21, I960
Squashing 'won't improve1
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No solution is in sight for UBC
students jammed sardine-like in
Although students are left waiting at bus stops while as many as a
dozen loaded buses go by, little can
be done about the situation before
next year, a Greater Vancouver Regional District spokesman said
"Overcrowding is a symptom all
over the system," said GVRD staffer Dave Roberts. "It won't get any
better. This year we're going to
have to scrape and squeeze."
In Friday's issue of The Ubyssey
we gave the number of Canadian
Museum of Flight and Aviation.
Unfortunately it was the number of
the Victoria branch. In Vancouver
call 278-9804.
Also, contrary to the story on
how- the media commission was
backstabbed, there is no record of
Craig Brooks being involved in last
summer's attempt by the Alma
Mater Society to impose a media
board on CITR and The Ubyssey.
We would like the responsible person who was taken out and shot to
be replaced by a photographer,
since photographers find it difficult
to lible AMS hacks.
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The solution the GVRD is considering to ease overcrowding on UBC
buses is extending the trolley lines
from 10th Avenue and Blanca to
provide an alternative route to the
current lOth-UBC diesel buses, he
said. "It's going to cost money to
get it out there, but there will be
better service," he said.
But even if the GVRD decides to
go ahead with the trolley line extension, that doesn't spell quick relief
for students stranded at bus stops,
Roberts said. "It won't happen this
year for sure. We're looking at next
Meanwhile the GVRD will try to
ease bus overcrowding by adjusting
schedules to try to meet rush hour
demand, he said.
A recent edition of the Buzzer,
the Urban Transit Authority's promotional pamphlet, suggests that
students leave the university earlier
to cut down on crowding, but does
not mention anything about improving services.
Roberts said changes in the bus
system are slow in coming because
the UTA hasn't had enough time to
study the system's problems since it
took over from B.C. Hydro.
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research and development and in its
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put qualified people to work
in the disciplines they're trained
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university, community college and
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Page 3
No more Socred
junior league
Vancouver mayor Jack Volrich is
giving the city "mausoleums and
morality" instead of "housing and
democracy," according to former
UBC campus radical Stan Persky.
Persky told more than 70 people
in SUB 212 that Volrich simply does
not have the will or desire to come
up with imaginative policies. Volrich's idea of an important policy is
deciding "whether or not the roof
of the (proposed) stadium is high
enough to contain pop flies," he
Persky criticized Volrich's handling of the proposed convention centre complex at Pier B-C, saying
"there should not be expenditure of
the public's money for purely free
enterprises." A good economic
contract is needed for the convention centre, he said. "Whoever
benefits from it ought to pay for
The upcoming Vancouver civic
election will be a two-party race between the Non-Partisan Association
and the Committee of Progressive
Electors, Persky said, discounting
the slate of The Electors' Action
Although he urged people to vote
for the COPE slate, Persky described COPE mayoralty candidate
Mike Harcourt as a "middle class
social democrat who will become
progressively more accommodating
to stuff he doesn't believe in."
Persky charged that current
mayor Volrich "doesn't give a shit
about prostitution, but he does care
for the public face of prostitution."
He also challenged Volrich's NPA
council to explain how they can
support an at-large civic election
process when only one-third of eligible voters cast ballots in the elections.
The NPA-dominated council is
merely "the Social Credit junior
league," he said.
Persky also attacked the provincial Social Credit government for its
housing policies. "The only way
not to have a housing problem is
not to have private ownership of
land," he said. "We need a provincial government with the foresight
to buy land and houses in the form
of land banks."
Persky unsuccessfully opposed J.
V. Clyne in 1978 for the position of
UBC chancellor. He has recently
announced plans to campaign for
that position in 1980.
In recent years, Persky taught at
Northern Lights College in Prince
George and wrote Son of Socred, a
ribald review of the Social Credit
party. He is currently a visiting lecturer at Malaspina College in Nanaimo.
New student org
born in Winnipeg
WINNIPEG (CUP) — Canada's
two national student organizations
are to be united within three years,
delegates at a joint conference
decided over the weekend.
Delegates representing more than
70 post-secondary institutions at a
conference of the National Union
of Students and the Association of
Student Councils passed motions
which will lead to a merger of the
two bodies in an effort to provide
students with a full range student
movement, a NUS spokesman said.
The new organization will attempt to create closer ties between
provincial student organizations
and the national student movement,
said Mike Miller, NUS fieldworker
for B.C.
The founding convention for the
new organization will probably be
held within three years, he said.
Up until then NUS will continue
to act as a political organization for
the most part concerned with lobbying governments while AOSC will
continue to provide services such as
travel and issuing international student cards.
The proposed merger will mean
that AOSC services will be exclusively used by the new organization, unlike the current system
where universities such as UBC can
receive AOSC services without
belonging to NUS.
Miller said the new organization
will require a fee for members three
to four dollars higher than the $1
now charged by NUS.
The decision to restructure the
national student movement led to
the calling off of a $4 fee increase
for NUS which had been proposed
at the conference.
The increase had been asked for
because NUS had determined it
could not keep up its level of services in the future without it.
But with the restructuring, campuses joining the national student
movement in the future will pay a
$4 fee and finance NUS as well as
the merger, according to NUS
treasurer Kirk Falconer.
A number of student councils are
membership in the new organization, he said. He expected the new
body will have six or seven fee-
paying members by May, 1981.
"If the new organization can win
these referendums and the per
capita fees start coming in, NUS
will be able to keep functioning and
there will be money available for
restructuring costs," Falconer said.
He would not speculate what
would happen should the new student organization lose the future
—Kuan davls photo
CRAZED WOMEN in sudden patriotic fit do their bit to rid country of Tazmanian devils. In passionate blur
they shake annoying little foreigners over their heads while jumping and screaming. "If this doesn't scare them off,
nothing will," one woman was heard saying immediately following weird ritual. Unexpected spontaneous attack
on Tazmanian devils took place during Friday's Shrum Bowl, and while thousands watched the creatures were
shaken, tossed in the air, bounced upon the ground, and stomped all over. Furry little animals ran away with
hands over their heads.
Faculty beer price rivals Pit
Just when it looked like the Alma
Mater Society's Pit would win the
competition for highest priced beer
on campuses in Canada, a survey of
prices at UBC has revealed a competitor.
The UBC faculty club is the only
other place on campus where a 12
Hot food possible
Students will no longer have to
suffer cold food if planned renovations of the SUB cafeteria go ahead.
"The way it is now, it's terrible.
People's food gets cold as they wait
in line to pay for it," said food services director Christine Samson
worth the wait?
But all that will change by next
summer if the UBC board of governors approves plans to improve the
cafeteria's efficiency, Samson said.
"Basically, we want to open up
the servery into a single large area
ready now to hold referendums for    instead of two separate units, as it is
now. This would produce more
room for storage and display, and
we'd be able to handle many more
people," she said.
Samson said the area also plans
to improve the quality and variety
of food.
"We want to cater to as many
tastes as possible, so the new
cafeteria will contain a number of
little specialty areas including a new
sandwich deli, a hot sandwich area,
a dairy bar, a bakery, an egg and
omelette shop, hot food entrees,
and an extended grill menu," she
Comfort is another one of Samson's goals.
"What we're hoping to create is a
place where people can go to eat
and relax in a nice atmosphere. We
want to develop a nice 'esprit de
corps,' a dining room which
students can use as a meeting
place," she said.
"Right now it's too noisy and too
crowded to relax. Sure, there's the
Pit, but not everyone wants to go to
drink beer," she added.
Samson said food services is
budgeted to make an approximate
profit of $150,000, which goes
towards renovation and replacement of equipment. She said the
projected improvements would take
nearly 20 years to pay off.
Food services is also looking into
opening a new cafeteria in conjunction with the proposed new
ounce bottle of the popular amber
liquid costs $1.15.
Students, who are generally
known to have less money to waste
on demon liquids than professors,
can still find relatively inexpensive
places to drink.
Food services, run by the university administration, charges 95 cents
at the Ponderosa and Old
Auditorium cafeterias from 11 a.m.
to the hour of 4 p.m. when thirsty
scholars must revert to the Pit and
instant inflation.
Members of the graduate
students' association get by for $1 a
bottle at the grad centre lounge.
There are many other altenatives
for those that are thirsty and down
in the pocket. Most undergrad
societies hold regular beer gardens
which offer beer for as little as 50
cents and no more than 90 cents.
Ninety cents is the maximum
price allowed under the rules of the
liquor licensing and control board
for special licenses. But few clubs
and societies charge the maximum
The Pit until three years ago
operated under such a license but
now has a bar license which allows
them to charge higher prices.
The  arts  society charges  fifty
cents for a beer at their biweekly
beer garden. Arts social coordinator, David Jeffrys said that the
biweekly function attracts a core of
60 regulars plus any number of oc-
casionals. At 50 cents a bottle the
AUS subsidizes its beer gardens.
Commerce holds POITS, (piss on
it tomorrow's Saturday) every Friday. They charge 75 cents for a
The science undergraduate society also charges 75 cents at their
biweekly beer garden. SUS
treasurer Victor Finberg says that at
75 cents and a selling volume of only 15 cases the beer nights break
The graduate students' association charges 80 cents or four beer
for three dollars at their weekly beer
Planning students have another
75 cent alternative to the AMS
$1.15 solution.
But one planning student revealed the ultimate bad news about an
undergraduate beer garden: "It is
obviously an elite and select group
who can attend the functions," he
The good news is that there is no
shortage of beer nights on campus
with reasonable prices.
NUS not us says AMS
From page 1
away and may yet be voted against
by the membership, she said Monday.
"Restructuring was decided four
years ago by the membership and
UBC knew it was coming," Ludgate said. "But it was bizarre at the
conference. Everybody else was
willing to negotiate but UBC kept
on putting forward non-negotiable
ideas — either do this or
Other universities share UBC's
"Politics and services don't mix,
and that is what the plenary session
is trying to do when they merge
AOSC and NUS," said UVic delegate Mark Beduz. "We want the
freedom of choice to join either the
services or political side."
But AOSC chairperson David
Jones saw the matter differently.
"The freedom was there and the
choice has been made, in a fully
democratic fashion," he said Sunday. Page 4
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Son of B.C. Hydro
B.C. Hydro in its time must have set a record for poor planning in urban transit, among other things.
Now son of Hydro, the Urban Transit Authority, emulating its
predecessor's foibles, is trying to deal, in its own fumbling and clownish
way, with the overcrowding on the 10th Avenue bus to UBC.
It can't just increase service because there is a shortage of diesel
buses, especially ones that can handle the long climb to equally congested
Simon Fraser University.
So it comes up with the idea, a very expensive idea, of putting trolley
lines over University Boulevard so electric buses can come here.
Not bad, except that UTA's inherited fleet of electric buses is under
even greater pressure. It's made up of old vehicles that are barely staying
ahead of obsolescence and permanent residence in the maintenance
Nor is there a reliable supply of new ones because the energy crunch
has put electric buses at a premium.
And now there's word that the installation of trolley lines could close
down the boulevard for several months. This is a solution to transportation
problems at UBC?
We don't need to go deeply into what should really be happening.
Let's just say that the Greater Vancouver Regional District and the UTA
should start doing their job providing Vancouver with adequate transportation; the provincial government should stop putting obstacles in the way of
those two bodies and start giving them the funds to get the job done.
And they should leave off with their short-term, shortsighted solutions.
A public service
This is presented as a public service by The Ubyssey.
It's that time of year when the rain comes and out of the ground
sprout hallucinogenic mushrooms. A time of great happiness for many
residents in this part of heaven.
Trouble is, there's too many who can't tell the magic from the merciless. We would love to give you a complete, authorrtive description of
what to look for and what to avoid. But it is probably useless and possibly
Even those who have read every book and examined every picture
have plucked fungoid morsels only to be told by horrified, more experienced pickers to get rid of them because they are poison.
The only solution is to go picking with someone who knows what they
are doing. Never hesitate to ask when you are in doubt. The trick, of
course, is to find someone who knows what they are doing, especially
when their consciousness is altered.
It is amazing that there have been so very few cases of mushroom
poisoning in B.C. Let's keep the good record.
A few other pointers: though mushrooms are currently legal, the
question is still being argued and their status may change. Keep a watch on
the newspapers. Also remember that trespassing is not legal, nor is it nice.
Wear rubber boots and warm clothes. It is extremely wet and cold out
in the fields. Better yet, just take a look around in Vancouver. The
mushrooms can be found on many lawns and boulevards if you search
them out.
October 21,1980
Published Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays throughout the
university year by the Alma Mater Society of the University of
B.C. Editorial opinions are those of the staff and not of the
AMS or the university administration. Member, Canadian
University Press. The Ubyssey publishes Page Friday, a weekly commentary and review. The Ubyssey's editorial office is in
room 241K of the Student Union Building. Editorial departments, 228-2301; Advertising, 228-3977.
Editor: Verne McDonald
Peter Menyasz awoke with a start, hearing the unmistakable sound of chains clanking up ths stsirs and
into the newsroom. "Are you a Gene, like Long, or eome other kind of apparition?" ha gasped. Verne
McDonald slowly shook his heed. "I am the ghoat of Page Friday past." He lad ths snivsMng poofta
out paat ths other shades of night. Glen Sanford and Nancy Campbell, down past the workhouses
where Nancy Trott and Chris Fulker sweated and toiled, past ths sport desk where Kent Westerberg
and Scott McDonald were hunched over, scribbling furiously. Arnold Hedstrom and Hassock Chang
wailed pitaoualy aa the traitor averted his eyes. "Where ia the ghost of Page Friday present?" msny
asked, but Steve McClure was silent. "Where ia Stuart Davis?" the poofta cried, seeing only a tripod
leaning up beside the fireplace, but no Gray McMullin would anawar. At last Peter broke down in tears,
saying "Spirit, will I aee the ghost of Page Friday yet to come?" But there was nothing, no eevered
limbs, not a sausage.
TA union vows to fight on
Last week negotiations between
the Teaching Assistants' Union and
the university broke off. The union
has applied to the ministry of labor
for mediation services.
The event was not marked by the
pounding of fists or the slamming
of books. The union simply realized
that the process of bargaining had
ground to a halt. Over the last few
negotiating     sessions,      the
Congrats all
I would like to pass on the Canadian Red Cross's thanks to all of
the donors at the recent clinic. At
the clinic, 1,839 people donated,
making it a very good turnout.
Congratulations are in order to
the following two undergraduate
societies. First to rehabilitation
medicine for having the highest proportionate number of donors (23
per cent) and second to arts for the
largest number of donors (275). The
draw for the Keg dinner gift certificates saw Dave Duncan (sciences)
and Cindy Toews (nursing) as the
lucky recipients.
I would like to thank all the people who helped to make this blood
drive a success.
Chris Thomas
blood drive coordinator
university's favorite word had become a flat "no!"
Their willingness to compromise
had amounted to another two hours
of sick leave, an improvement over
their original three hours. They refused outright to consider any mention in the contract of benefits of
any kind, union membership, academic freedom, quality of education, or protection against sexual
In the meantime, the university
has frozen our wages at last year's
Previously, TA raises had been
roughly tied to that of junior faculty, who this year received an increase of 8.9 per cent. The university has decided to withhold that
raise, which has presumably been
budgeted for TA wages.
Obviously, the union is not responsible for this situation. We do
not make those policy decisions and
we do not issue cheques. This seems
like an attempt by the university to
blame the union for the withholding
of raises, thereby putting pressure
on the union to sign a contract that
doesn't fully protect its members.
The union's position is that we
will not be pressured into signing a
contract that does not significantly
improve working conditions and
wage rates for our members. We are
aware that negotiating a first con
tract can be a difficult and lengthy
process — that has been the experience of TA unions across Canada.
We are determined to obtain a settlement that will be worth waiting
Judy Mosoff
Robin Visel
Malcolm Kennard
Peter Fryer
Cat stab
I would like to comment on the
cartoon which appeared in The
Ubyssey Oct. 7 — a disgusting stab
at art by an obviously untalented
member of your staff.
The cartoon to which I am referring is a potentially libellous imitation of a B. Kliban cat cartoon.
Your attempt depicts a cat lying flat
on a road with tire marks over its
body. Your wit is overwhelming.
What you consider amusing is perverse.
It's ironic, too, that on page 5 of
that issue former Ubyssey editor
Chris Gainor wrote: "the papers in
my last year here and this year have
been edited by men famous
throughout the land for their sense
of humor."
I'm not laughing.
Barbara Gunn
Vancouver Community College
Debaters still not getting theirs
About your editorial on the proposed clubs supplement (Oct. 16) I
agree wholeheartedly with your
questioning how easy it would be to
put together, and whether it could
ever be self-financing.
However, there is one gross distortion that cannot be ignored:
"The executive claims The Ubyssey
is not responsive to clubs and
undergraduate societies on campus.
Yet they have yet to receive a single
complaint from those organizations
about the coverage they've been
given in the newspaper."
But on the front page you quote
student senator Chris Niwinsky as
saying, "I personally knew clubs
and societies whose material was
lost and never published. I received
a lot of complaints." In fact, I approached Chris last month to complain about The Ubyssey.
He told me to be patient and give
the new staff a chance because
things were sure to improve. And
they did. As far as club and society
coverage goes, things went from
terrible to only bad.
We now get an occasional article
where there were none, and Hot
Flashes have been expanded. But
there's still foul ups in 'Tween
Classes and there's still many times
the number of articles on sport
teams than there are on clubs and
undergrad societies combined.
The problem stems from attitudes. Many organizations on campus feel that they have a right to
more space in The Ubyssey because
it is the student newspaper and published by "our AMS."
The editorial staff seems to disagree.
A former co-editor told the
media commission that clubs and
undergrad societies should use The
Ubyssey (their best and sometimes
only means of reaching the whole
student body) as a last resort. I
can't tell you why, because she
didn't say. When I asked you
Verne, what you thought The Ubyssey's responsibilities were you said
nothing about giving student organizations coverage.
It seems to me that until some
one's attitudes change, no one is
likely to be happy with the present
arrangement. I think the club supplement is a good way of giving
both sides what they want — the
clubs get to communicate and no
one interferes with The Ubyssey.
It beats the hell out of refusing to
admit   that   the   problem   exists.
However, if you've got any better
suggestions, I'd love to hear them.
Simon van Norden
UBC debating society
The Ubyssey welcomes letters
from all readers.
Especially those who type their
letters, triple-spaced, on a 70 space
typewriter line, because these are
the people who are most likely to
see their letters printed sometime
before next Durin's Day eve.
Although an effort is made to
publish all letters received, The
Ubyssey reserves the right to edit
letters for reasons of brevity, legality and taste.
Neatness counts. Tuesday, October 21,1980
Page 5
Ultra-left ignores perils of extreme anti-fascism
The issue concerning fascists'
right to speak is currently circulating the campus. The most vocal are
the Trotskyites or Marxist-Leninists
who insist that a fascist has no right
to speak because of the consequences that speech has in allowing
them to organize. We must nip
them while they are speaking, they
say, to show the people how the
coward fascist cowers when shouted
Even though this ultra-leftist an
alysis has many merits, and indeed
continues the dialogue we must
have to oppose groups like the
KKK, their solution has much to be
desired. It is a classic case of the
medicine being far worse than the
It is uncontested that organized
fascism is an abhonation to everything human. It clearly needs to be
opposed. However, to put down
their right to speak, particularly by
pulling them off the soapbox and
Please be curt, Kurt
What would The Ubyssey do
without Kurt Preinsperger? Honestly! During the past four months
you have been publishing, I have
read three astonishing letters by this
gentleman which have, in turn, attracted an immense volume of critical refutations, religious damnations and, yes, frantic tribulations.
Pages and pages of letters.
Perhaps it is quite easy to provoke controversy. Simply praise
pornography (Damn you Kurt!);
refute the God concept (Double-
damn Kurt!); and so on.
What one might find quite amazing is how Preinsperger's letters occupy so much valuable 70-space
room on a page — especially when
the content is so deficient in fact.
Let us refer to his letter of last
Clearly, Preinsperger's entire
point could have been said in two
sentences: "I want immediate sexual satisfaction," and "Women
won't do it on the spot, so I make
the scene with a magazine." The
reader would then react: "Fine
Kurt, thanks for your two cents,"
and the matter might be finished
But no.
Preinsperger prefers to "elaborate," offering startling insight into
the matter; forging boldly ahead
with astounding new "evidence" to
support his viewpoint: (I quote)
"Most men ... are prone to erotic
fantasies aroused by any temptation
and hopelessly promiscuous, at
least in their fantasies."
Such revelations come only from
diligent research in the back issues
of Viva, Oui or Penthouse. Images
come into sharper focus of men
drooling onto their shopping bags
while staring at mannequins at
Still further, Kurt says, "As long
as most men want the easy sex
which the average woman is unwilling to provide, there will always be
a demand (for pornography)."
Bravo, Kurt! VD has never looked so good! I've hated to admit it
but I must concede that all men
walking the earth are happy-go-
lucky, screw-anyone (or anything),
lust-crazed, sex fiends, all out for a
five minute plumbing session. Or
are they?
Well, at least Page 5 will be filled
next press day — "Courtesy,
Paul Yaskowteh
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"beating the shit out of them" (as
one Trot put it) is clearly to adopt a
fascist solution.
Yes, Virginia, it very well could
be a wishy-washy liberal thing to try
to hold together some creative tension when allowing a fascist the
right to speak while waiting in the
wings to stop any fascist action.
However, it is in that creative tension in which the inconsistencies
within are exposed. That creative
tension informs our action.
But also, more materially, the
danger with hauling them off the
soapbox and beating them up is to
open the left, as the alternative, to
fascist action. The cure is also the
disease at that point.
I can already hear those saying
this is the opinion of someone who
can't stomach the fight. The problem is that the fight is misplaced,
needs to come when appropriate.
To place it at the 'right to speak' invades everyone's right to speak, we
then have a problem of who is going
to define the fascist. One only needs
to mention Stalin to point out what
I'm getting at.
The Communists of pre-1933
Germany may be kicking themselves for not opposing the Nazis
hard enough. But don't generalize
that into defining the power of the
left in terms of violence as well.
Otherwise, if the revolution ever
comes, who's going to stop the cen
tralized authority from sending the
Jews to the ovens?
Violence is the enemy. And this
needs to be pointed out as the
fascists speak. This needs to be
pointed out with disciplined organization by everyone opposed.
However, let's not make Nazis of
ourselves in the process.
Stuart Lyster
Vancouver School of Theology
Lots of assholes
While in attendance at the Shrum
Bowl game (won, incidentally, by
We, the Gay People of UBC,
wish to express our support for
the AMS women's committee.
We also strongly recommend
that it be given suitable funding
to carry out  its programs in
L. Wallbauny
SFU 30-3) I noticed a large troop of
UBC engineers lining up on the
field at half time.
They proceeded in more or less
synchrony to drop their pants to expose their posteriors towards the
east side seating area, demonstrating once more that the UBC engineering program contains several
dozen assholes.
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Or. HID apart, on pediatric*, noon. IRC-1.
Award winning film Wat Earth and Warm People, noon, Buch. 322.
Eucharist,   noon,   Lutheran   Campua   Centre
Dr. John-Paul Himlta apeak, on Ukrainian, and
Jew.: village root, of ethnic conflict," noon,
Buch. 212.
Conversation groupa, noon, Buch. 218.
Several volunttter poeitions are atill open,  aU
week, noon, SUB 236.
Dinner and third diacuasion in aerie* Liturgy and
life, 6 p.m., Lutheran Campua Centre.
Identification iwaaion, bring speculum., baggiee
and knee pad., 5:30 a.m.. Faculty Club lawn.
DacuMion on Marxist literature and the recent
outbraak of faadam in Europe, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30
p.m., SUB main concourse.
Last day for registering for the horseback trait
trip scheduled for Saturday, War Memorial gym
Last day for registration into the men's "three
Buchsnnan badminton series (round one)," War
Memorial gym 203.
Gsnsral mssting, noon, SUB 113.
NDP "operation direction" meeting, noon, SUB
General meeting, noon, SUB 207/209.
General meeting, noon, SUB 212.
Potkick nipper followed by diacuasion on The
liberation of theology, 5:30 p.m., Lutheran Campus Centre.
Humorous speech contest, $2 sdminion, opsn
to public, 7 p.m., faculty dub.
General masting, noon, SUB 119.
Organizational meeting for ay people registered
for the horseback trail, trip achsduled to take
place Saturday at the Beech Grove Stablea,
noon. War Msmorisl gym 211.
Dr. Marion Lowe of Boston University speaks on
Doe. culture determine bic4ogy7 noon, Buch.
Gsnsral  meeting,   noon.   International  House
Refocua and reflection, noon, Chem. 250.
T-cup footbeK game with nursing v.. home economic.. Chariot race, at half time, noon, Mclnnis field.
Deadline for registration of Whistler Hallowe'en
party st ski club cabin.
Dr. Catherine Snow, Harvard school of education, apeak, on Why are children such poor second language learners? noon, Buch. 100.
General mssting for tha election of a new executive, noon, SUB 212.
Discussion on proooMd constitution of Canada,
noon, SUB 207/209.
Film, One Flew Over the Cuckoo'. Neat, noon,
SUB auditorium.
Bake sale of Slavic specialties, noon, SUB main
Bible atudy: Theme, of liberation,  noon,  Lutheran Csmpus Csntrs.
General meeting, noon, SUB 213.
Dr. Catherine Snow contlnuee diecussion: More
about ascend languaga learning, 3:30 p.m.,
Buch. 2225.
Benefit dance for medical aid to El Salvador, 8
p.m.. International House.
Nursing wssk dance featuring September, 8
p.m., SUB ballroom.
Oktoberfeet, wsar a costume If possible, $2, 8
p.m., Lutheran Campus Centre.
General masting, appropriate head gear necessary, 7:30 p.m., SUB party room.
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need* no lumps
Get ready to rah.
The football 'Birds may not be
the best in the West, but who cares
when we've got home economics
and nursing gridiron specialists to
The women take to Mclnnes field
once again at noon Thursday for
the annual T-cup game for charity
so get out your raccoon coat, put
on your boater, and get down to
cheer your favorite team while donating to your favorite needy cause.
It should be an exciting game as
the odds are dead even this year between the Bedpan Brigade and the
Choke'n'Pukers. The engineers are
favored five to one, however, to
win the chariot race afterward
when the shit hits the fan.
Rock 'n what?
Do you remember the fabulous
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Of course not, since most of you
hadn't been weaned yet. But the
UBC dance club does, and they
want you to be ready this Friday to
do your twisting, shouting, rocking, rolling and whatever in the
SUB party room.
Yes, they want you to dress. No,
they didn't say how much it costs.
Is dilloism contagious? The
Friends of the Armadillo think it is.
And they want you to find out for
The first meeting of this totally
serious club (just ask Craig Brooks)
will be held this Saturday night in
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There will be a speaker on the plight
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All those not wearing appropriate
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Formal activities begin at 8:30
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Page 7
Voter choice 'clear-cut'
It's civic lottery time again. As in
1978, you pick up to 26 names from
a list of perhaps 120; once again
you have your choice of liberal,
conservative, or socialist candidates, the infamous "civic marx-
ists," as they're called by one council member.
This time, however, you have a
clear-cut choice: a few tall edifices
(offices), or a lot of short buildings
that people can live in. At least,
that's the way independent candidate for mayor Mike Harcourt
would probably put it.
On the right there is the civic
Non-Partisan Association, with a
more and faster development
policy. On the left there is the Committee of Progressive Electors, with
a labor-oriented, controlled-
development policy. Stuck in the
middle, and quite possibly sinking
fast, is The Electors' Action Movement.
The NPA held its nomination
meeting in the plush Vancouver
Island room of the Hotel Vancouver, which was aptly decorated
in white and gold. The NPA is
supremely confident this time
The NPA finally nominated the
following for aldermen: Don
Bellamy, Helen Boyce, Nathan
Divinsky, Bernice Gerard, Warnett
Kennedy, Armand Konig, Doug
Little, Philip Owen, George Puil,
Jack Say Yee, and, of course, Bernice Gerard (Rosie the Riveter, as
one columnist termed her.)
Witticisms and elaborate coiffures aside, let us now move on to
study TEAM. TEAM is a fading
phenomenon: civic Liberals.
However, as in the era of TEAM'S
creation (circa 1967-70), civic
politics are dominated by a
"development vs. people" type
confrontation, and TEAM may be
revived. The true reform position
has probably been usurped by
COPE, however. (
TEAM'S official position when
asked why they are not fielding full
slates for the three civic bodies at
stake is that they would rather run
partial slates of good candidates as
opposed to a policy of filling out
the slates with second-raters. This
doesn't seem as plausible, though,
when one considers the number of
defections from TEAM recently, as
well as the increasing polarization
of civic politics which threatens to
shut TEAM out.
TEAM park board member Ian
Bain announced last month that he
would be an independent candidate
for city council this time, and, of
course, Mary Ann Fowler has attempted to gain an NPA nomination. The reformers have a credible
candidate in Harry Hammer, the
civic merchant. Hammer denies
that the Sunday closing issue is an
issue in this election, and maintains
that democracy at city hall should
be a priority. "Equal treatment for
all at city hall," goes his slogan.
TEAM has bucked traditional
half-hearted liberalism and now has
come out definitely for a full ward
system, as opposed to last election
when the individual TEAMites
varied greatly on this issue. But the
lack of democracy at city hall is
Hammer's big beef: "Right now,"
he says, "they come to a political
decision and jam it down the
public's throats."
The rest of the TEAM slate consists of Liberal party hacks like
R.J.J. Durante, Conservatives like
David Kilby, running for park
board, and Alan Tapper, New
Democrat, running for school
board. The remainder consist of
former elected and non-elected
TEAM candidates, not the least of
VOLRICH . . . hard to take seriously
whom is May Brown, running for
city council after taking on Volrich
for the mayoralty stakes last election.
TEAM is running Marty Zlotnik
for mayor, but the "Zlot machine"
is considered a dark horse when
matched against Volrich and Harcourt. Zlotnik certainly doesn't fit
your usual image of a civic
reformer, being deeply involved in
business and land dealings.
Harcourt, on the other hand, can
fit just about any image he chooses
just by carefully selecting the appropriate outfit. Appearing last
week at UBC, he wore jeans and
cowboy boots; no doubt he
wouldn't wear the same at an all-
candidates meeting.
COPE is supporting Harcourt.
Harcourt knows better than to run
under their banner directly, no
doubt. Only Harry Rankin, who is
a fixture at city hall, is accepted as a
COPE council member at present.
Bruce Eriksen hopes to change
that. Running for the fourth time
for COPE, Eriksen may well win
this time. With ten spots open each
time, he has placed as follows: 1974
— 24th, 1976 — 17th, 1978 — llth.
Hated by the NPA for his criticism
on behalf of downtown eastside
residents. Eriksen would be a
valuable addition to council, and
could be a valuable balance to people such as Gerard, Little, and Puil.
COPE is running other
Downtown Eastside Residents'
Association people besides DERA
president Eriksen; there is Jean
Swanson, a provincial NDP candidate in the last election, and there
are others. COPE has nominated
the following for aldermen:
Carmelo Allevato, Joe Arnaud,
Delicia T. Crump, Bruce Eriksen,
Sol Jackson, Jim Quail, Harry
Rankin, Dave Schreck, Jean Swanson, and Bruce Yorke. Yorke was
the COPE candidate for mayor in
1976 and 1978.
Current Mayor Jack Volrich
thinks that "progress must contine
and it won't unless you re-elect
NPA." Mike Harcourt says "We
don't want tp stop development, we
want to stop bad development." He
adds, quite seriously, "if we lose
this one, we've lost our city." It
becomes quite difficult not to take
this election seriously.	
Chris Fulker is a reporter for The
Ubyssey with more opinions than
most. Freestyle is a column for
Ubyssey staffers of analysis, opinion or humor and is better than
keeping it all bottled up.
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Tuesday, October 21,1980
Clan whips 'Birds
In a very lopsided football game
Friday night the SFU Clansmen defeated the UBC Thunderbirds 30-3
before more than 9,000 fans.
SFU's passing game was as good
as coach Ron Woodward claimed it
would be. The Clan dominated the
game from the opening kickoff.
Quarterback Jay Prepchuk, SFU
player of the game, completed 12
out of 19 passes, including three
touchdown throws, for a total of
184 yards. Prepchuk called only
seven plays for SFU all of last year.
Only three minutes into the game
Prepchuk hit slot-back Dom Busto
for the first touchdown of the
game. An attempt at a two point
convert failed. A 17 yard field goal
by 'Bird Ken Munro at 10:21 gave
UBC their only points of the game.
Clan running back Dave Amer
plunged one yard at 11:31 in the
second quarter to score. Freshman
Robert Reid, playing his first game
ever for SFU, set up the play with a
20-yard dash. Conversion by Brian
Grant gave the Clan a 13-3 lead.
A holding call against UBC late
in the second quarter cost the 'Birds
one of their few chances to score. A
second down run by quarterback
Dave Thistle ended on the SFU 26
yard line. The holding call put UBC
back at the 54 and gave them little
choice but to punt.
The Clan took over in the second
half. They shut the Thunderbird offence down and UBC was never allowed past the SFU 34. Prepchuk's
pinpoint passing hit Amer for 51
yards and Jacques Chapdelaine for
36 yards on touchdown plays. A
field goal by Grant completed the
The loss gives UBC a 2-5-1 record
against SFU and breaks the two
game winning streak the 'Birds were
on since the series began again in
UBC coach Frank Smith praised
the SFU offensive line. "Obviously,
that's where the game was won. I
don't want to single out one person,
they just outplayed us along the
line. They deserved to win," he
Proceeds from the game are
donated to the United Way. UBC
raised $15,588 in advanced ticket
Dinosaurs do it
The UBC men's soccer team
squandered a golden opportunity to
nail down the Canada West soccer
league title Friday in Calgary.
In suffering their first loss of the
season, 4-2 to the Calgary Dinosaurs, the 'Birds have now dropped
into second place one point behind
According to 'Bird coach Joe
Johnson injuries and unfamiliarity
with the artificial surface of Calgary's McMahon stadium were the
cause of the 'Birds poor showing.
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Suite. Although no vehicles were evident on turf, RCMP were on hand to
check for blood alcohol level. Players were noticeably lacking in their ability
to walk the white line, but were let off with a stem warning.
Hockey 'Birds soar pasf Delta Hurrykings
The UBC hockey'Birdssoundly
beat the Delta Hurrykings Saturday
night 11-3 in a fast-paced and
physical match.
Tight checking and end to end action left the teams fairly close at the
end of the first period. But five
unanswered goals (four of which
came within a span of three
minutes) put the 'Birds way out in
front. Delta finally got on the
scoreboard in the third period, but
UBC managed to seal the victory by
getting five more goals.
Rob Jones led the scoring for the
'Birds with two goals and three
UBC took the lead in the first
period on a goal from Hugh
Cameron, then began their second
period scoring spree when Ted Cotter cleanly beat Delta's goaltender
L. Trudell on a breakaway at the
eight minute mark.
Halfway   through   the   second
period Jim Mclaughlin scored a
shorthanded goal for UBC. Bill
Holowaty, Jim Allison and Hugh
Cameron were the other goal getters
for the 'Birds in the period.
Early in the third period   Greg
Cockrill scored for UBC on a low
shot  to  Trundell's  glove  side.
Twenty-two   seconds   later   Rob
Jones got UBC's eighth goal.
Delta finally got on the
scoreboard halfway through the
period on a goal from D. Durante.
UBC's Holowaty got his second
goal of the night on a low shot from
the right face off circle. Then Jim
Mclaughlin got his second goal of
the evening, picking up a rebound
and backhanding it up high into the
net. Jones finished off the scoring
for the 'Birds on a pass from teammate Mclaughlin.
With just sixteen seconds left in
the game, Angus scored his second
and the final goal for Delta on a
slapshot from just over the blueline.
On Sunday night, the 'Birds
again defeated the Hurry Kings, in
a much closer match, 6-4.
The  Thunderbirds  are  on  the
road this week, playing in
Kamloops this Friday and Saturday.
The 'Birds next home game will
be on Nov. 1 when they'll play host
to Burnaby.
Calgary jumped into the early
lead with two quick goals that came
more as a result of UBC's awkwardness on the artificial turf than
Calgary's superior play.
The only bright spot in the game
for the 'Birds was the performance
of forward Gordy Johnson who
scored both goals.
The first — a penalty shot —
came with the 'Birds down 3-0 early
in the second half. Calgary then
killed any hope of a 'Bird comeback
with their fourth goal 10 minutes
Johnson then finished off the
scoring with a well placed shot from
the right corner of the 18-yard box.
Johnson now leads the league with
seven goals.
With the loss of fullback Grant
Olson to a knee injury in the first
half of the Calgary game, Johnson
has now lost six starters since the
start of the season.
The loss of Olson was especially
serious according to Johnson. Because team captain and left fullback
Eric Jones broke his ankle on last
week's tour in Denver and starting
goalie Ben Becker has been out
since Sept. 19 with a torn knee car-
tilege, the depth and experience on
the defence is getting dangerously
According to the coach of the
Calgary team, Peter Marley, he was
very surprised at the extent of
UBC's injuries. He said that he had
planned his game to defend against
Jones, Marty Stien who is also out
with an ankle injury, and Bruce
Biles who also missed the game because of a bruised knee.
Regardless of the injuries Johnson said that it was his team's worst
effort. Going in needing a win to
clinch the league title the 'Birds just
came out flat.
With the loss the only way that
the 'Birds will be able to make the
playoffs is by winning their final
game of the season against Saskatchewan and having Calgary lose
their final game against Edmonton.
Both games are this Saturday.
UBC victorious
The Thunderbird grass lacrosse
team scored four unanswered third
period goals to defeat the number
three ranked U.S. collegiate team in
exhibition play on Sunday.
UBC downed the University of
Washington Huskies 10-8 on the
Seattle campus before about 2,000
fans who endured a steady downpour to watch an exciting end-to-
end game.
Russell Cowan scored three goals
and Sam Patterson scored what was
the eventual winner in the decisive
final period in which the 'Birds out-
shot the Huskies 10 to three.
Cowan led all scorers with five
goals and Brian McKay netted four
for the winners. Brad Parry was the
leading U of W scorer with a second
period hat trick.
Thunderbird coach Mike Adlem
said, "I am pleased with the performance of the team considering
the high ranking of the Huskies."
Adlem pointed out Cowan and
goaltender Jim Braden have played
outstanding games.
Braden faced 20 shots and was
particularly sharp in the second period when the Huskies outplayed
the 'Birds.
UBC open up their regular season
this weekend when they travel to the
University of Victoria.
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