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The Ubyssey Feb 21, 1989

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■ l OR a month Louise, a
•»-.L UBC student, has
been searching unsuccessfully for a house to rent.
It's an arduous task to
find a place to rent, especially ifyou don't want your
leather shoes moulding in
the closet or a wind blowing
through the apartment every time you turn off the
"The first time we almost got
lucky, the landlord said my damage deposit cheque bounced, but
when I called my bank, they said
the cheque had not been deposited."
A second landlord went to
even less trouble to be rid of them.
"We only got to speak to an agent,
and she told us that students were
low-priority. It's all non-student
yuppie housing it seems."
According to the latest report
released by the Canada Mortgage
and Housing Corporation, the
rental vacancy rate in Kitsilano is
0.5 percent. Kerrisdale is worse at
0.1 percent, and Vancouver sits at
0.5 percent—meaning that whatever is available is likely to be very
expensive because it's luxurious,
or expensive because there is nothing else available.
"A healthy rental market
should rest around three percent,
according to most economists,"
says NDP policy spokesperson Ian
Reid. "When the rental vacancy
rate is too low, a minority of bad
landlords can take advantage of
the situation." And Ian says that
over twenty people have called
their NDP headquarters complaining of rent increases of 50
On the other hand Richard
Brown, a real estate consultant,
argues that experienced landlords
will not raise rents inordinately
because they know the current
vacancy rate is only a temporary
condition: by raising the rent they
just force out good tenants. And
the statistics from the CMHC
report bear him out. For Vancouver, the average rent for a bachelor
suite increased by four percent, a
one bedroom increased by five
percent, and a two bedroom by
three percent.
Brown also says that bringing
in rent controls to bring merce
nary landlords into line, only discourages developers from building
new dwellings.
IF anything
provide more rental
housing. They buy
the homes, but don't
live in them
themselves, so they
rent them out
Naturally, building more
houses is one way to combat the
rental vacancy problem, but two
major setbacks prevent new housing from providing the solution.
One big problem is that it can
take a developer up to two years to
respond to a need in the marketplace. This stems largely from the
time it takes a developer to get a
permit through City Hall.
"It takes three months to design a house, six months to get the
approvals you need through city
hall and nine to twelve months to
build a house after you get the
approval," says Brown.
Dick Brown denies that vacant homes or homes bought by
Chinese investors contribute to
the rental vacancy problem. "If
anything investors provide more
rental housing. They buy the
homes, but don't live in them
themselves, so they rent them out.
Also, the amount of vacant homes
on the market are declining." He
also points out that a lot of the
current investors are German and
Japanese looking for money shelters. Its unfair to pin too much
onus on Chinese investors, although it's true investors in general are driving up the price of real
And the price of property is
the other big reason why house or
duplex-building is not a solution
for most renters, according to urban planning grad student Laurie
Boucher. New houses only help
those with lots of cash—developers profit most from building luxury housing.
"The market (the private sector) can't provide low-cost housing," says Boucher. "Developers
work to make money, not cater to
the public welfare. The market
tendency depletes affordable
rental stock and replaces it with
luxury apartments and homes
that the majority of us can't afford."
work to make
money, not cater to
the public welfare
Building low income apartments, although not as profitable
for developers, can provide reasonable returns if the government
is willing to chip in. But such projects only work well around the
edges of suburban areas, like
False Creek, or in outmoded industrial areas.
With such limited peripheral
space available, such projects can
provide at best only a partial solution, especially in light of current
migration trends.
As a result of B.C's healthy
economy, the CMHC report pre
dicts 25,000 people will migrate to
the Lower Mainland in the next
year. For 1988 the amount of
migration was approximately the
same. So in addition to building
apartments we need to make better use of our residential land as
In Vancouver a full 65 percent
of all households are renters. The
other 35 percent own their dwellings. When compared to how residential land is zoned it may seem
strange that 70 percent is classified as single family.
The logical question then follows: are the 65 percent renting
households living on 30 percent of
the land? Dr. J. David Hulchan-
ski, Director ofthe UBC Centre for
Human Settlements says the discrepancy is a result of illegal" or
second suites.
IN Ontario, the
actually encouraged
suites by giving
homeowners $10,000
toward building a
second suite
"As soon as the system isn't
providing what we need then we go
around the system. It's supply and
demand working outside government speculation," Hulchansky
The city's best estimates put
the number of "illegal" suites at 20
- 26,000 out of approximately
75,000 single family dwellings, or
one in every three homes. "They're
everywhere. A lot of retired people
don't mind renting out part of their
house to students. A lot of homeowners are trying to pay off a
mortgage and are happy to rent
out a suite as well."
Hulchansky sees "illegal"
suites as the best solution to the
current housing crisis, and asks
"What right does the city have to
say who or who can't live with you?
It's a mutual agreement."
In other provinces, such as
Ontario, "illegal" suites are called
"second" suites. The government
actually encouraged such suites
by giving homeowners $10,000 toward building a second suite. The
way Ontario saw it, giving a homeowner $10,000 is cheaper than
paying the minimum $50 - 60,000
it would cost to build a separate
low income suite.
Common objections to second
suites are that they increase noise
or the amount of cars in a neighborhood, but realistically, these
concerns pale when compared to
living next to a house of healthy
Although we treat property as
a commodity hke CD players or
Coca Cola, itis really qualitatively
different. Ifyou can't afford to buy
a home, you have to rent. And the
right to shelter is something Canada has at least implicitly agreed
to through its commitment to the
UN Charter of Rights and Freedoms. The 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Article
25(1) states: "Everyone has the
right to a standard of living adequate for health and well-being ...
including food, clothing, housing
... and necessary social services."
By Dennis Selder
VOLUME 71, Number 38
Vancouver, B.C. Tuesday, February 21,1989 Between
Note: "Noon" = 12:30 p.m.
Arts Undergrad. Soc.
AUS Council nominations open:
Pres./First & Sec. V.P./Acad.
Coord ./Sports Coord .4 AMS Reps./
Treasurer/Second Year Rep./Gen-
eral Officers ... Nominations open
Feb. 15 till Friday Feb. 24. Elections March 6. Info. & Nomination
forms avail, from AUS office Buch
UBC Pre-Medical Society
Lecture:  Dr.  Fraser Norrie  on
"Family Practice". Noon, IRC #1.
UBC Student Ministry. Prayer
Time. 12:30, SUB 216E.
Students for a Free South Africa
Selling tickets for Black Education Benefit. 12:30 - 2:00, SUB
Main Concourse.
Lutheran Student Movement. Coop Supper, 6:00 pm, Lutheran
Campus Centre.
Student Health Service, UBC
"Safety Days" - displays by RC|lP
and fire dept. - university detachment, ICBC, B.C. Safety Council,
Red Cross, Royal Life Saving Society, etc. 11:15 - 2pm, SUB-Main
Arts Undergraduate Society\
General Meeting (1 free b**r for
each   qualified   Arts   student).
Noon, SUB party room.
Environmental Interest Group
Speaker - Sherry Pettigrew: Issues & Concerns Regarding BC
Wildlife - Northwest Wildlife
Preservation Society. Noon, Geography 201.
International Development Club
Discussion: Dr. G. Hawtin, Assoc.
Director of the International Development Research Center,
speaks on the IDRC. Noon, .Angus
Environmental Interest Group
Speaker and Slides - Sherry Pettigrew on Wolves in BC - What are
the concerns? 12:30, Geography,
Room 201.
International House.
Students for a Free South Africa
Selling tickets for Black Education Benefit. 12:30 - 2:30, SUB
Main Concourse.
Lutheran Student Movement
Worship - "Lighting the Easter
Fire", 12:40 pm, Lutheran Gam-
pus Centre.
Graduate Student Society
Live Jazz - Peter Huron Quartet.
6:30 - 9 pm.  Fireside Lounge,
Graduate Student Centre ■
Graduate Student Society
Sanctuary? Forum Theatre with
the Refugee Community. 8 pm,
Ballroom, Graduate Student
Centre. Tbe $4 in advance, $5 at
the door.
Foreign Film - "AFTER THE
REHEARSAL'' (Ingemar
Bergman) Free! 8:00 pm, International House - Gate 4 Lounge.
Inter Varsity Christian Fellowship
Guest speaker. Noon, Brock Hall
Rm. 351.
Chinese Christian Fellowship
Featuring ... "Not Quite Broadway". Everyone welcome to our
CCF play. 12:30, Scarfe 204.
Pre-Dental Club
Chalk Carving - Bring your own
chalk and knife. Patterns and tips
will be provided. Noon, Woodward
IRC Room 5.
UBC Student Ministry
"Focus". Bring your friends to hear
Michael Green. 12:30, SUB 207-
209 (until further notice).
Arts Undergraduate Society, Faculty of Arts, Alumni Association
Beyond the BA. ... forum (with
Darlene Marzari, J. Ronald Longstaffe, Janet Fraser, Ellen
Schwartz, Harris Cole). 4 pm -
6:30pm. SUB:P>_rty Room.
It's Just Talk
Give RJ Moorhouse an earful. Call
228-CiTR. 5:30 - 6pm, 101.9FM on
your radio.
Graduate Student Society
Film Night: Bullit - US, 6:30 pm.
The French Connection - tJS, 8:30
pm.   Fireside Lounge, Graduate
Student Centre.
Students For a Free South Africa
Benefit for Black Education in
South Africa - 7 Bands! 7:00 pm -
Midnight, SUB Ballroom.
UBC Scottish Country Dance Club
Dance class, 7:30 - 9 pm, SUB 205.
Special film showing: Warren
Miller's "Escape to Ski" - advance
tickets available. 7 pm, SUB theatre.
Muslim Students' Association
Weekly prayer. Non-Muslims are
welcome to discuss about Islam.
For more information call 224-
8590. Noon, the lower lounge of
the International House.
Environmental Law Group
Johanna den Hertog, President of
the National NDP speaks on the
Environment & Sustainable Development. 12:30 pm, Room 169
George F. Curtis Bldg. (Law Building).
Arts   Undergraduate   Society
Beer  Garden,  4:30  -   7:30  pm,
BUCH A-200 (Buchanan Lounge).
Graduate Student Society
Beer Garden, 4:30 - 7:30, Ballroom, Graduate Student Centre.
Graduate Student Society
Music with D.J. John Fossurri;
"The Fossil". 7-12 pm, Fireside
Lounge, Graduate Student Society.
Creative Writing Department and
The MacLean Hunter Chair Lecture Series
Lecture - Peter C. Newsman on
Politics and Business
12:30pm Freddie Wood Theatre
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Sign seized from UBC engineers
At approximately 4:10a.m. on
Feb.10, five engineering students
were found unlawfully on the roof
ofthe Buchanan Towers attempting to hanga 20 feet by 30 feet sign.
The students were identified as
Andrew James Adler (Mechanical
Engineering), Ryan Walter Zin-
dler (Physics Engineering), Paul
Henry Preto (Electrical Engineer -
■ ing), Richard Craig Louie (Physics
Engineering), and Allen Richard
Dong (Computer Engineering).
The matter has been turned over
to the Dean of Engineering.
Stolen signs found outside of engineer's Cheese Factory
Numerous highway and city
of Vancouver signs were found on
the lawn outside the Cheese Factory on Feb. 13. Total value ofthe
signs is approximately $2,200.
The signs were stolen from various
areas within the city. They were
seized and picked up by the Vancouver public works department.
It will cost the City of Vancouver
about $600 to put the signs back
UBC Press office broken into
Between 6:00pm Feb. 09 and
9:00am Feb. 10, the UBC Press
office in the Old Auditorium was
entered and approximately $50
cash was removed. The matter is
still under investigation.
The Badminton club hosts drop-in
sessions every Friday at Lord
Byng Secondary School. Members:
free, non-members: $2. New
members welcome!
Biosoc lecture series: Dr. John
Steeves on "Making Moves: neurobiology of the spinal cord" TUESDAY—TODAY at 12:30 in the
biology building, rm. 2449.
Grad is just around the corner.
Grad banquet is held at the Meridian Hotel, March 17,1989. Tix are
$35 before February 10th after
Feb. 10th $40. March 13 is the
deadline for full refunds. Seating
arrangements are still available
and photos can still be taken at
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ram tion call The PSA office at 228-
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CYA Bronze IV course which
teaches advanced sailing and racing skills. Whitesail III is a prerequisite for this course. Practise
frequently before taking the
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lessons start on June 5th. Lessons
will be offered throughout the
summer. As lesson space is limited, all those seriously interested
should contact galley slave Ken
Ou or Fleet Captain Alison
Urqkhart at 228-4321 or at room
58, from 12:30-1:30, Monday to
Freedom to read
To commemorate Freedom to Bead Week and to
affirm opposition to censorship, tho Library and Archival Studies Student Association, tho B.C. Library Association Intellectual Freedom
Committee, tbe Federation of
B.C. Writers and the UBC
Bookstore will jointly sponsor a reading of banned ot
challenged works. The read*
irtg takes place on Thursday,
Feb 23 in Buchanan A1Q2 at
12:30 p,m. It features local
writers 2oe Landale, Keith \
Maillard, Cynthia Flood, and I
Sarah Ellis. Admission i&free. i
February 21, 1989 NEWS
Petition forces new RecFac vote
By Michael Booth
Acting on the advice of their
lawyers, the Alma Mater Society
has started the process of turning
a student petition into a new referendum on the proposed recreation
The petition to redo the referendum was validated by the lawyers who ruled that the AMS must
convene a student court to create a
"clear and unambiguous question
for the new referendum."
Once the wording ofthe question has been determined, the
AMS must then conduct a referendum on the RecFac issue within 30
days—either in late March or in
"Our goal was to get another
referendum and to let the students
vote again now that the student
body knows about the ten percent
tuition increase," said Robin Piercey, an initiator of the petition.
"We've accomplished our goal and
will be active in the upcoming
The court will have one calendar week "to provide the council
with suitable text for the referendum question," according to the
lawyers, after the judges have
been selected at the March 15
council meeting.
Because of the controversy
surrounding the November referendum on RecFac, AMS president
Mike Lee said he thinks the AMS
should take a neutral position in
the new vote. "It is important that
this second referendum is done
fairly and properly because there
are strong concerns by a large
number of students over the $30
fee levy versus the concerns of
future recreation on this campus,"
said Lee.
The date of the new referendum is now still being debated. If
given last rites
By Mark Seebaran
Most students attended class,
but about 150 students took part
in a funeral march to mark the
death of accessible education last
Mourners gathered outside
SUB and then carried a coffin
marked "Killed 26 January 1989"
over to a 'cemetery' just outside
the Old Administration Building.
Among tombstones to students like "Owen More" and inscriptions such as "Here lies the
future," they watched as Brad
Newcombe, United Church campus chaplain, performed last rites.
"Students here are affected by
this loss," said Newcombe. "But it
(the funeral) is not just for them.
It's also for those who can't afford
to be here. How did post-secondary
education die in this province? The
Board of Governors of UBC, abody
whose majority is appointed by the
provincial government, decided to
impose a ten percent fee increase
on undergraduates, and a 49.75
percent increase on some graduate students."
Students present at the fu
neral said anger at educational
authorities was what moved them
to attend. John Roberts, Commerce 2, said he marched "to get
the attention of people in power
who don't care about the proletarian student. Time and time again,
they have ignored our needs."
Peter Lutwyche, a Phd student in Chemistry, said that the
hikes in continuing fees for graduate students discriminate unfairly
against those who cannot finish
within the standard period set by
UBC. "They arbitrarily say it
takes you four years to do a Phd,"
he said. He pointed out that graduate students with young children
often require longer than that.
After Newcombe's address,
the funeral service concluded with
eulogies from students. One of
them also suggested protest
strategies for the fall. Some students have raised the idea of paying fees in cash or en masse on the
very last day, or delay payment
past the deadline without personal penalty by making mistakes
on their cheques.
the referendum is held in March,
the same students who voted in
November would be deciding its
fate in light ofthe new tuition hike
and are aware of the issues. But
Lee is concerned that students will
be busy with papers and preparing
for exams at that time andit would
be difficult to reach quorum and
organize effective campaigns.
A September vote would need
a re-educating ofthe voters on the
issues involved in the referendum.
But AMS director of administration Andre w Hicks pointed out
a September referendum could be
quite advantageous because more
information on the complex will be
available. A September date
would also provide both sides with
more time to publicize the issues.
Much of the new information
which would be available in a September vote would come from data
from the student survey of con
ducted in conjunction with the
November referendum.
The surveys are still being
counted and their results will be
available "shortly", said Hicks.
After the results are finished the
AMS will conduct a series of open
forums in March about the proposed building.
Students will be able to review the survey's findings and
provide additional input and reactions to the RecFac proposal.
"The time for student input is
now, and not when negotiations
with administration are finished,"
Hicks said.
Lee saw a bright side to the
new referendum: "(It will provide)
an opportunity for the administration and the AMS to finalize a firm
agreement as to the planning and
management of this recreation
"This is primarily in response
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to the concerns that were expressed during the first referendum about the administration's
control over this facility," said Lee.
The petition was finally submitted officially February 13, after both the petitioners and council agreed to check it with the
lawyers first.
According to AMS by-laws,
student court consists of a total of
seven impartial student "judges"
selected by the student council to
reach a decision on a predetermined issue such as the wording of
the referendum question. Two of
the judges must be Law students,
one of which must be in third year
to serve as "chief justice." The
other five positions are open to all
students at UBC and applications
must be submitted to the AMS by
March 7.
Alas accessible education, I didn't get a chance to know thee',
education did not go unnoticed
Student ensures the demise of accessible
Marchers defy law to confront Strangway
By Keith Leung
Students finally got an opportunity to voice their concerns about the 10 percent tuition fee hike to president
Strangway last Wednesday.
After a funeral march to
mourn the death of accessible
education, approximately lflO
students, risking trespassing
and disorderly conduct
charges, occupied the old ad*
ministration building, de*
mandingto speak to the provident
Most of the students
pined access to the building
through tho front m& rear
doors which were unlocked by
a group of 20 students, who had
avoided security and entered
the building at the 12:30 start
of the march. The windows
were also used as a means of
entering the building after the
doors were secured.
Strangway fielded Questions from all the students
present and said he blamed
provincial government under-
fttnding for She ten percent
increase in tuition fees.
The fee hike could not be
avoided because *Wve got lots
of costs" and "costs have come
up higher than therate of inflation * Strangway said, adding
TJBC's tuitieti is comparable te
other institutions in Canada, .
Tuition fees were not the
issue, but accessible education
was, Strangway said, adding
he has done his best to improve
accessibilty for students..
"Nobody in this province has
been more involved in fighting
for new places than L"
*WeVe working very hard
to establish lots of new places
in the province* said Strangway. "WeVe working with
Cariboo College and with Okanagan College to establish
additional degree granting opportunities for people in other
parts, ofthe province*"
Students asked the president to join them and speak at
a rally with other campuses on
March 0 to protest lack of provincial funding, Strangway
stated that he "would not con*
aider sponsoring a student
protest against the provincial
When one student suggested that Strangway take a
10 percent cut in salary as a
"symbolic gesture of support,"
Strangway responded that his
income was already below
"market value."The same student said "the only thing you
have admitted to be below
national standards is your in*
Strangway pledged that if
the administration received $S
million from the provincial
government, the 10 percent fee
hike would not be instituted,
Grad students expressed
their concern about their ability to afford a 49% fee hike for
those taking more than 3 years
to receive their PhD, and
pointed oat the percentage of
university funding that came
from alumni. The alumni of
tomorrow were developing a
"despondent, if not hostile,
Avril Torrence, a graduate
student and SOTFH organizer, asked Dr. Strangway to
sponsor an open forum on post-
secondary education, inviting
all candidates in the Point
Grey by-election, in an attempt
to make education funding an
election issue, Strangway said
that he would consider such a
forum only after the budget
had been approved. ft was
pointed out thathy the date of
budget approval the by-election would already have been
February 21,1989
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Professionals in Preparation
Point Grey to
vote March 15
A provincial by-election will
be held March 15 in the riding of
Vancouver-Point Grey, the provincial government announced
Voters will be asked to select a
new MLA to replace Kim
Campbell, who won a federal seat
in Vancouver-Center, in the November election.
Candidates Gordon Wilson
(Liberal), Tom Perry (NDP), and
Michael Levy (Social Credit) will
be representing B.C.'s three major
Students living within the
riding who are eligible to vote
must be registered on the Provincial Voters List by February 24th.
Pre-registration is important
as voters can no longer register to
vote on election day. There will be
voter registration tables in the
SUB from Feb. 20th to Feb. 24th.
Students who wish to register to
vote in the Vancouver-Point Grey
by-election can register at these
tables until 9 each night.
Artsies celebrate
By Gregor Young
As the campus recovers from
the ravaging effects of back to back
Engineering and Gay and Lesbian
Weeks earlier in the month, we are
being hit with yet another wave of
academic decadence....Arts Week.
While several events are
planned, including yesterday's
aborted slave auction, the highlight promises to be Thursday's
forum entitled *Beyond the B.A.'.
"The forum is intended to put
a positive light on the B.A." said
Arts Undergraduate Society Communications rep Mark Elliott. "To
this end, a distinguished panel of
former U.B.C. Arts students has
been invited to lead a discussion
that will hopefully answer a lot of
questions on the minds of current
U.B.C. Arts students."
Included on the panel are
Point Grey NDP MLA Darlene
Marzari, UBC professor Harris
Cole, author Ellen Schwartz,
Janet Fraser (assistant to Mayor
Campbell) and businessperson
Ron Longstaffe.
"Hopefully, the discussion will
allow students to see how their
degrees can transfer into the job
marketplace", added Elliott. The
forum is Thursday from 4:00pm to
6:30pm in the SUB Party Room.
The AUS will also be running a
mini student film festival today in
the SUB Auditorium, featuring
six short films all made by students of UBC's film department.
Also on tap this week is the Arts
General Meeting, Wednesday in
the Sub Party Room at lunch.
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February 21,1989 NEWS
Perry runs
for NDP in
Pt. Grey
By Katherine iVtwk
Despite media expectation of a
Jotiatma dm Hertog coronation UBC
professorTomPerrycame outwearing
the -srow» of New Uetttocmtit Party
«aadida.te for Point Grey's apcoxniug
by-elec^on at last St-tftday's nomination ute-fcing.
Hard wrk and strong convictions
gave him the surprise victory, Perry
gaid in an interview yesterday.
"W-a sent out two mailings, and
hosted four coffee parties for the NDP
deiegates^and believe m&, I got the
grilling of my life from the NDP
*t have a strong background as a
community activist as an opponent to
the third crossing of Burrard Inlet to
being a member in. Physicians for the
Prevention of Naclear War," Perry
said- And he wants to use his experi
ence towards a positive vision of
B.C.—something lacking in the NDP,
which foeuses on tearing down the
Socreds instead of corning up^vith innovative solutions, according to Perry.
*I think well win the by-election
no matter who we nominate. But we
also have to have real policies for solving the major problems on all kinds of
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women^s rights, native rights, rights
of children, Meech lake, and espe-
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women present that I take women's
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medicine and revising the curriculum
on sex and sexuality.
Perry said den Hertog would have
made an excellent representative in
Yictoria, and he and his wife worked
for her federal campaign last fall, but
he added any one of the candidates
running for the nomination would
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demonstration dies
By Corinne Bjorge
A $1,000 funding request for a March 9
education rally was chopped to one third by
UBC's Alma Mater Society because organizers failed to submit budget details.
Rally organizers will instead receive an
initial $300 to promote the event, but will
have to approach council with a detailed
budget in two weeks if they want further
AMS president Mike Lee, who is also
helping organize the rally, said "the purpose of the rally is to begin putting more
pressure on the Provincial government for
post-secondary education funding in light of
the budget of March 30 and the by-election
on March 15."
Lee said he was disappointed the AMS
did not take a stronger stand in supporting
the education rally.
But, he added, while waiting for budget
approval will be "inconvenient," it will not
stop the rally from going ahead. "It's just
another hurdle to maneuver," he said.
AMS director of finance Karl Kottmeier
said he felt the motion was rushed past
"That $1,000 figure came out ofthe air.
There was no mention of money in the
motion," said Kottmeier.
The figure was an amendment to the
original motion and was based on money
expected to be spent by Simon Fraser University. SFU subsequently gave $1,000 to
the rally.
Parallels have been drawn to a motion
passed by the AMS several months ago
approving up to $10,000 to be spent advertising a 'yes' campaign for Rec-Fac.
Kottmeier said while there were "obvious comparisons in terms of the dollars
coming out of students' pockets," that students showed they wanted and needed a
recreation facility by voting yes in the referendum. He added he was not sure a rally
would accomplish a reduction in fee increases.
Some council members felt a rally was
not in the best interest ofthe students.
"The average student doesn't want to
see (the $1,000) spent. Not that many
people were really that concerned (about
the ten percent fee increase)," said Library
representative Noel McFerran.
But BoG rep Kurt Preinsperg said students were concerned about the increase
and that a rally was a good way to pressure
the provincial government.
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February 21,1989
The following is a list of AMS Subsidary Organizations who have not
submitted a budget for 1988/1989 fiscal year. Each organization must
see the Assistant Director of Finance, Collin Gailey (SUB Room 258),
immediately. Failure to submitt a 1989/89 budget by 4:00pm Friday,
February 24th will result in deconstitution.
African Students Association
Alpha Delta Social Club
AMS Friends of South Africans
AMS Young Socialists
Amnesty International of UBC
Anthro/Sociology Undergraduate Club
Aqua Society
Astronomy club
Ayn Rand Club
Bahai Club
Dance Horizons
BB club
Baptist Student Ministries
Biological Science Society
Can. Association Pharmacy
Christian Science Organization
Civil Engineering Club
Commonwealth Society of AMS
C.U.S. P.O.I.T.S.
latin American Solidarity
Defense of Human Rights/Peru
Electrical Engineering Club
Engineering Physics Club
Pulp and Paper Engineering Club
P.D.T. Social Club
Film Society
Elks of Pharmacy
German Club
Gay Society
Hong Kong Exchange Club
UBC Ice Hockey Club
Intercollegiate  Taiwanse   Cdn.
International Relations S.A.
Kappa Sigma Social Club
Latter Day Saints S.A.
Muslim Students
Micro biology Club
Mineral Engineering Club
Musical Theatre Society
Naval Architectss & Marine
Phi Alpha Club of AMS
Photographic Society
Pottery Club
Rugby Club
CS. Social Club
Seventeenth Century Society
Songfest - IFC
Theatre Students Assocaiation
Urban Land Economics Club
Transportation Club
Thunderbird Crew Club
Waterpolo Club
UBC Business Review (Commerce)
Dental U.S.
Education Student Association
Graduate Student Association
Law Student Association
medical U.S.
Planning Student Association
Nursing U.S.
Physical Education U.S.
Recreation U.S.
E.U.S. Red Sales
E.U.S. Red Sports
Mechanical Engineering Field Trip
Science Undergrad Society
Student for Democratic Universtiy
Students-Free Southern Africa
Financa Society of the AMS
UBC Field Hockey Social Club
Tennis Network
Zeta Psi Social Club .
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• Food Services Advisory
• International House Board
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I di en Jamieson sears
By Alexandra Johnson
There's nothing wishy-washy
about Karen Jamieson. Her
Dance company's recent performance at
the Vancouver Playhouse was a bold declaration of her pursuit of artistic excellence.
The Karen Jamieson Dance
February 8 & 9
The Vancouver Playhouse
Jamieson's choreography is an intelligent, skillful, completely human force. Her
pieces are pointed and accessible, dealing
with experiences an audience can share
and creating a circular energy in the
theatre that powers the performance.
The evening's program was more like a
celebration ofthe Arts in general than
simply one of dance. Along with the company members, the line-up featured such
local talents as pianist Melinda Coffey,
Composer/Musicians Ahmed Hassan and
Salvador Ferraras (recently featured at
T>rum Heat' at the VECC) and Artist/
Author Carole Itter (exhibited across Canada). Jameison deserves lengthy, raucous
applause for bringing together diverse
talents and creating a framework where
all could meld into a gallery of soul-
absorbing artwork.
The evening's two highlights were
Solo from Chaos and Vessel, both
danced by Karen Jamieson.
The first was set entirely to the
amplified throat sounds of Ahmed
Hassan. The result was like being
inside of a dancer's head—listening to
her own troubled breathing as she
wrestled some inner fear and won.
What made it great was an incredible
physical strength, unbroken intensity and
an unusual musical resource for dead-on
Vessel was a highlight more for it's background than its dance. The set, choir of
Rattles, by artist Carol Itter, was a small jungle
of suspended puppet-like figures made of diverse
materials. Jamieson danced beautifully in and
around this spirit-laden set to the Afro/Latin
sound of the marimba, played by Salvador Ferre-
ras. It was a feast for the senses.
The company's premiere of Danceland was a
decided success. The dancers demonstrated, with
seeming ease, a physical strength and dexterity
which left no doubt they are masters of their craft.
The piece depicted an overview of the dance-hall
days ofthe past. Much of it took place in slow
motion—an interesting concept that managed to
suggest a scanning of the years and an all encompassing picture of the experience of being
Are-mount of the company's Le-Bateau
was as delightful as when last seen—an
easy, graceful mass of sea-going images
performed to the rolling strains of J.S.
Bach's Movements from Partitas.
There is strength in this company. They are a force to be reckoned
with both in Vancouver and across the
by Olivia Zanger
Anna Wyman's latest synthesis of compelling dance,
theatrical stage presentation and
graphic imagery enthralled and
captivated two audiences of contemporary dance lovers.
Anna Wyman Dance Theatre
February 10 & 11
Vancouver Playhouse
Without competition, the evening's spotlight was upon Chroma
Shadow, a world premiere performance, which proved an
exhilarating, striking, thoroughly
electric piece of choreography;
once again Anna Wyman has
entrenched her position as the
grande dame of dance theatre.
In a melange of bold color, ingenious concept and superb technique, Wyman engineers a dramatic play of tension between
artist and materials. In Chroma
Shadow, she presents art powerful enough to assume its own life
force, overpowering and independent ofthe artist's ego.
The dance opens with an
Anna Wyman delights
No score
by Thomas Long
If there was ever a bonfire for
bad literature, hockey books would
undoubtedly be worthwhile kindling. All those glossy covers, with
the requisite action shots can never
disguise the fact that what lies
beneath is—usually—rubbish,
pure and simple. Even such respected sports writers as James
Lawton (Tiger) and Jim Taylor
(Gretzky), by allowing their subjects to remain hidden behind well-
worn media stereotypes, come up
well short with their offerings.
The All-New Hockey's 100
by Stan Fischler
McGraw-Hill Ryerson
Enter Stan Fischler, a man
whose sixty-plus hockey books easily makes him the undisputed
champion of the genre (a dubious
honour), back to try his luck again.
Anyone familiar with Fischler's
work as a sports columnist and
broadcaster (let alone author)
would have to acknowledge his love
for the game. One would also have
to acknowledge an ego comparable
in size to the likes of Don Cherry.
All of this brings us to The All-
New Hockey's 100, Fischler's "personal ranking ofthe best players in
hockey history." As a follow-up to
his 1984 book, Hockey's 100, Fischler uses the same "strict set of standards" for evaluating a player's performance: longevity, championships, awards and records, as well
as the quality of both the opposition
and a player's own team.
Other tangibles such as impact
and character come into play more
or less at the author's whim—no
harm there. After all, this is Fischler's wish list and he is free to
organize it any what he sees fit. He
gets into trouble when he betrays
his own criteria to justify a particular player's ranking.
Nowhere is this more evident
than in Fischler's selection of
Bobby Orr as number 13 on his top
100. He calls Orr a "selfish hockey
player" whose histrionics during
the 1974 Stanley Cup finals
against the Philadelphia Flyers
cost the Boston Bruins the series.
Further down, at number 46,
Fischler describes how then-New
York Ranger defenceman Brad
Park received rough treatment
from the Flyers in the semi-finals
of the same year, yet still performed valiantly. Both Park and
Orr reacted in similar ways to
similar situations, yet Park's effort
is praiseworthy and Orr's is considered selfish.
It seems as though Fischler is
looking for notoriety by rating On-
poorly. Indeed the name of the
Bruins' defenceman comes up
again and again in the book, and he
is rarely mentioned in a positive
Another problem with Fischler's 100 is the total exclusion of
Russian players—at no time does
the author state that only NHL
players are eligible for consideration.
All in all, this is pretty bad
material, provocative though it is.
Maybe one day a hockey book will
be written which demands the
public's attention. Until then,
stoke those fires.
artist creating form from the raw
material of colours, manipulating
them into a spectacular assortment of human sculptures. The
beauty and subtlety with which
the dancer-mannequins are
transformed and animated is
thoroughly magical. The personified "Chromas" become empowered with soul and in the dramatic conclusion, subjugate and
objectify their maker.
Heaving, pulsating seas usher
in Adastra, a dance first performed in '82 and a mainstay of
the Wyman repertoire. A work of
ethereal lyricism and seductive
passion contrasted with dynamic,
striking dissonance, Adastra has
tremendous potential. Fascinating
hand-painted costumes complete
the potency of the visual impression.
Yet, disappointingly, the incongruity between concept and
musical elements severely limits
the success of the piece. Contemporary dance should employ contemporary music, and the high
school insipidity of Jean Michel
Jarre's "Oxygene" saturates the
dance with mediocrity.
Guest choreographer Bill
Cratty's world premiere of No Vacancy was enough of a disappoint
ment to threaten the fragile
web of enchantment spun
over the audience. Inappropriately fused with
Franz Schubert's Opus 90,
No. 1 and Opus 142, No. 3, the
piece was banally literal, belabouring the tired and stale
theme ofthe poor who are
oppressed and ostracized by the
Tame and unchallenging, No
Vacancy was the evening's
YAWN. With a predictable 'plot',
cliched movements and sentiments, and a seemingly total disregard for compatibility between
score and choreography, this work
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Thunderbirds clinch third
By Joe Altwasser
The Thunderbird men's basketball team ^merged victorious
in weekend action against the visiting Alberta Golden Bears and in
doing so clinched third place in the
Canada West conference play.
The Bears were mauled 97-84
Friday night in a match that was
never in doubt. Al Lalonde and
Mike Clarke led the Thunderbirds
with 27 points each. Clarke also
ripped down a game high 13 points
in a match where he was a dominant force throughout, earning
UBC coach Bruce Enns' praise in
the process.
Perrie Scarlett also played his
usual steady self, quarterbacking
the offence with seven assists in
addition to hitting for 13 points.
Sean Chursinoff led the Bears
with 26 points which included an
incredible 14 out of 15 from the
foul line.
Saturday's game had the
early makings of a rerun of the
Friday match with the 'Birds running up an early 12 point lead in
the first half.
Coach Enns said that the play
of UBC in the first half was
the,"best ball ofthe season."
Unfortunately the tide
changed in the second half when
the Bears awoke from hibernation, and roared back into contention.
The Prairie hoopsters drive
fell inches short as Chursinoff
missed a shot with ten seconds left
ensuring a UBC victory,93-92.
The 'Birds displayed a well
balanced team, with scoring
spread out over nine pi ayer s led by
Mike Clarke with 19.
According to coach Enns the
key to the victory was the defensive play of the 'Birds. "The defence pulled it out for us in the
second half when Alberta was hot
and played better."
Enns was most pleased with
the heads up defence of Perrie
Scarlett, who was saddled with
the burden of guarding Chursinoff, and Eric Kristiansen, who
cleaned up on the defensive boards
and sunk eight points in the second half.
Enns looks forward to the trip
to Calgary next weekend for the
best of three semi-final match up
with the Dinos.
Enns hopes the 'Birds are
peaking at the right time and he
has a "broader based team" than
the squad that laced up the Nikes
back in September.
"Players like Paul Cohee and
Jeff Strother have begun to make
regular contributions to the club."
"Since Christmas this team
has only played one poor game,"
said Enns.
Despite the progress since
Christmas the basketbirds are
still the underdogs according to
Enns. "Calgary has such depth-11
guys, in addition to the best player
in the league, John Vigna."
The winner of the series will
be the team that wants it more.
"We have similar players, similar
coaching styles, it will all come
down to who plays better in the individual match-ups," Enns said.
Ski Birds enjoy run of success
By Gill Piatt
The UBC ski team put in a
strong showing at the Conference
Championships this weekend in
Mission Ridge, Wenatchee.
Teams from Idaho, Oregon,
and Washington participated in
the event which was a qualifier for
the Regional Championships in
Salt Lake City, Utah.
The UBC women's team had
their best showing ever, defeating
last year's National  Champion
ship winners, to win the Conference title. Ann Taciuk won the
slalom, teammate Corey Henderson took the bronze, and with a
tenth place finish from Christine
Piatt, the T-Birds secured the day
with a second place standing.
The mens' team faced tough
competition and suffered by losing
first-seeded Derek Jazic to a fall.
However Trent Smith, Abid Guer-
shi, and Mark Steele brought in
enough points for a fifth place
The second day of giant slalom saw the women capture the
combined first place trophy. Ann
Taciuk once again finished
strongly with a silver medal while
Kerri Wyse backed her up with a
sixth and Corey Henderson finished in tenth place.
The mens' team, playing it
safe, qualified sixth for Regionals
with their seventh place finish in
the giant slalom.
Dr. Seymour Martin Lipset of Stamford University is one ofthe best known
and most prolific sociologists in North America, with a long period of
accomplished research on contemporary American studies of Canadian
politics and society, and on United States-Canadian relations. Widely cited,
many of his books and papers are standard fare in political science and
sociology courses.
Saturday. February 25 In Hall 2. Woodward Instructional Resources Centre,
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Monday, February 27 In Buchanan A-104, at 12:30PM
Monday, February27 In AnSoc 207/209, at 3:30-5:30 (Seminar)
Tuesday, February 28 In Buchanan A-205, 12:30-2:30 (Seminar)
February 21,1989 spom
Birds nosedive into fifth place.
Bird's playoff hopes iced
By Laurie McGuiness
The UBC varsity hockey season ended
this past weekend for the 'Birds as they
dropped both of their games to the visiting
Saskatchewan Huskies, losing 5-3 Friday
and 5-2 Saturday.
The season ended Friday night, as
Manitoba went into Calgary and upset the
Dinos, which coupled with UBC's loss
knocked the 'Birds out ofthe playoff picture.
"The season was a disappointment,
especially after our strong start," said coach
Terry O'Malley. The 'Birds lost four games
in the first half of the 28 game season, but
then went on to win only four in the second
Injuries hurt the defence, as Keith
Abbot and Rob Rice both missed critical
games after Christmas, but it was the loss of
Mike Ikeda that hurt the club the most.
A turning point in the season was the
losses at home to the University of Calgary,
as Calgary stole wins in the final minutes of
both games. Before the Calgary games UBC
was undefeated at home, and were ranked
8th nationally, but the losses started UBC
on a 7 game losing streak from which they
could not recover.
On a positive note, Carl Repp looks to
have a legitimate chance to catch on with
an NHL club. Coach Terry O'Malley says
Repp has the tools, as he plays a stand-up
pro style and handles the puck well, but
will have to adjust to the harder shooters in
the pros.
Repp leaves UBC with a career goals
against average of 4.29 and a save percentage of .868. Repp also holds the record for
most games in a season, 36. Repp played
120 games for the T-Birds in his career.
Keith Abbott, the other graduating
'Bird set new team marks this year for
defencemen with 13 goals and 42 points, a
record that goes back to the original Bird
hockey squad under Father David Bauer
in 1962-63.
The 'Birds also set numerous team
records this year including most goals in a
season, 206, as well the 'Birds recorded the
most victories since 1977-78.
Most ofthe team will be returning for
the 1989-90 season.
The best finish in fifteen years was the
reward for the UBC women's basketball
team as they swept a pair of games from the
pathetic Panda Bears in weekend action at
War Memorial Gym.
The 85-63 and 79-67 victories gave the
'Birds eight wins in league play and a guaranteed playoff spot for the second year in a
The victory may be only a staying ofthe
executioners blade as UBC will now face the
top ranked team in the country, the Calgary
Dinosaurs who sport a 20 win, no loss record
heading into the winner take all semi-final
match next weekend in Calgary.
Coach Bev Smith is prairie bound and
determined to win despite the odds against
the 'Birds. Smith knows Calgary will be
trying to key on UBC's terrible dangerous
duo, Raj Johal and Tessa Valg.
Smith's strategy will be to keep continual pressure on the Dinos and pressure
them into mistakes. Most importantly said
Smith is the nature ofthe semi-finals, one-
game winner take all, which allows the
'Birds to key up for one big upset win.
The sudden death match takes place in
Cowtown next Friday.
UBC Gymnasts swung into the medals Saturday in the Canada West Gymnastic tournament at UBC.
The UBC men's team vaulted into second, edging out Calgary with a strong overall team effort.
Saskatchewan captured the men's
team event, which was a most remarkable
accomplishment considering they had only
four competitors. (The team event medals
are determined by adding the top seven
team member's scores).
The Alberta schools dominated the
women's event with the University of Alberta finishing first and Calgary second.
The UBC women found themselves in the
bronze medal position behind the strong
individual performance of Patti Fumiss,
who won a silver in the individual segment
of the tournament.
The Thunderbird rugby team returns
to California this week hoping to continue
their successful thrashing of the NCAA
American Colleges. The *Birds play a four
game series against the California schools
of Santa Cruz, San Jose, and Berkley,
before winding up in San Francisco on
February 25th. Last year the 'Birds made
a clean sweep ofthe California Ruggers.
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February 21,1989
THE UBYSSEY, Ignorance breeds
Censorship never changes. It always serves the purposes ofthe despots who generally run the world, and it
is used to control the creative output of the world's artists
and thinkers.
The writer of Satanic Verses is an interesting person
of late. It is very interesting to watch a person who has
been placed on a microscope. He is being forced to sweat, .
to fear for his life (and he probably will end up murdered
by some fanatical follower of the Ayatollah) simply for
the cause of the political twisting that Khomaini is attempting. Khomaini is using the beleaguered author as
a whipping boy in an attempt to salvage some sort of
national pride for Iran.
While we're dealing with the subject of moral outrage, before we feel too self-righteous in our easy condemnations of "terrorism", it should not be forgotten that
while the western press expends vast amount of space,
energy and time devoted to Khomaini, it by and large
conveniently ignores, and thus implicitly supports, the
deaths of tens of thousands in Guatemala and El Salvador at the hands of U.S.-funded state-supported death
squads and in Nicaragua by the Contras, again propped
up by American funds.
It is difficult to express the anger and the cynicism
we feel at the way in which basic human rights have been
violated around the world by the very country that prides
itself, arrogantly, on being the cornerstone of the "free
world and self-appointed protector of democracy.
Still, it is difficult to be too critical of Khomaini's
death threats and "terrorism" when the CIA roams the
world with afree hand, bumping off whoever they choose,
whenever they choose.
It is so simple for us in the west to sit in our climate
controlled comfort, content, full, and watch the barbarians and fanatics carry on in their uncivilised manner. To
the westerner with a two or three hundred year history
of freedom, the actions of our Moslem brethren do seem
to have shocked us out of our complacency.
We in the west would not carry on in this manner as
was demonstrated during the screening of Martin Scorc-
ese's "Last Temptation" where there were demonstrations and even a death from a bomb in Paris, but certainly not a price put on any heads for blasphemy-or
would we?
Is it not only recently that Christianity has begun to
incorporate a true spirit of brotherhood into its practices? The Lord knows that throughout much of his
KKKingdom his followers have just not quite internalized the Christian spirit of tolerance.
Instead of acting in a knee-jerk fashion to the ludicrous situation unfolding and further distancing ourselves from our Moslem brothers we should attempt to
understand the forces at work.
After-all was it not our continued support for that
tolerant Moslem, the Shah which laid the foundation for
the Islamic Revolution?
Certainly we will never condone Khomaini's action
but before we express our moral outrage against one fifth
of the world's population and their fanatical brand of
faith; remember our own fanaticism and missionary zeal
which still can be heard reverberating throughout the
February 21,1989
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Moral outrage
Recent responses provoked by the release of Spy-
catcher, The Last Temptation of Christ, and Satanic
Verses vary from constructive criticisms and government-attempted censorship
to violence, ranging from
vandalism in some theatres
to the death threat issued by
the spiritual leader of Iran,
Ayatollah Khomeini.
Although The Last
Temptation of Christ and
Satanic Verses are offensive
or even blasphemous in
nature to Christians and
Muslims, the advocacy of
violence can never be justified. Undoubtedly, the basic
tenets of the teachings of
Christianity and Islam are
brotherly love, compassion,
tolerance, and understanding toward every human
being, including one's own
enemies. Moreover, there
are other means of expressing one's disapproval and
disagreement without resorting to a reign of coercion,
intimidation and terror.
Ironically, the extreme actions carried out by some
have generated more sales
and attention for the authors than they truly deserve. It is a tragedy and a
travesty to witness those
who endorse violence under
the vision and name of
"almighty God" to achieve
their objectives. History has
proved that violence only
breeds violence and the vicious cycle of perpetual conflicts will never be resolved.
I am appalled that death
threats still exist in our so-
called modern, advanced,
civilized, humane world. Is
it vanity or too much to ask
that our world be endowed
with good will, peace, and
harmony and be emancipated from the pervasive
poison of savage bigotry?
Travis Truong
Nursing 1
Time & quality
Dear Dr. Strangway
I would like to forward
concerns I presently have
about the quality and particularly the quantity of
teaching time currently implemented by some professors in some departments at
UBC. My background is an
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academic one, having spent
a total of nine years in post-
secondary education at
three different universities
including graduation from
UBC in 1986. I have spent
hundreds of hours in classes
and I have been "gypped"
out of hundreds more. It is
the cutting back of actual
class time that concerns me
very much and is the reason
for this letter.
An acquaintance of
mine is currently enrolled in
Political Science 460, Foreign Policy Analysis. This is
a half year senior seminar
course consisting of one
weekly session of three
hours duration. Simple
multiplication by thirteen
weeks, the length of the
term, yields a total class
time of thirty-nine hours.
The professor of this course
has on his own initiative and
not due to budget constraints, cut back the three
hour session to two hours,
thereby decreasing the
seminar time from thirty-
nine to twenty-six hours for
the term. Already one ofthe
shortened two hour sessions
has been cancelled, consequently leaving only
twenty-four hours for the
term, just four hours short
of exactly halving the total
number of seminar hours for
the entire term. These are
hours which each student
has paid for and is entitled
to receive and which the
professor is obligated to create in the highest of academic standards. This
"Education" agreement,
between students and the
university, is a sham when
slashing of hours is adopted
by professors and fees are
raised by the university.
Given that instruction
is expected to be of a consistent high quality, one can
conclude that quantity of
teaching hours will yield
greater quality, or a fuller
appreciation of a subject is
directly proportional to
quantity of class time. This
is especially true for the
seminar arrangement.
I would like to propose a
solution for lax professors
and the apathetic UBC bureaucracy. Each student
would pay full fees for each
course, approximately three
hundred and twenty-five
dollars for a full term
course. This money would
be turned into non-refundable tokens, each with a face
value of about four dollars
(39 Hrs./Term X 2/$325 =
$4.00). For each three hour
seminar the professor and
school would be guaranteed
one token, dropped into a
box at the room's entry. The
remaining payment of two
tokens for the three hour
seminar would be at the
student's discretion. If the
professor came prepared
and held the classes' attention for the full three hours
then the two tokens would
be paid. If not, the two tokens would go to a student
operated fund to bring in
guest seminar speakers.
This system of payment for
services rendered would, I
expect, dramatically increase the quantity and
quality of our (the students')
university seminars.
I hope my point is obvious;  quality  of education
and quantity of time are integral.
A Concerned UBC Grad
Dear Jon Treichel
If all the people you find
so repugnant (Bush, Mulroney, BoG, etc.) were to
throw themselves into this
pit of yours, who would replace them—you? You don't
seem to care one way or the
other, since you have already condemned yourself
to bashing your head
against bulldozers and writing Love Advice columns.
We "strictly-conservative" types do not dislike
The Ubyssey, we dislike you
and your attitude. Although
I may not always agree with
the editorial opinion at this
paper, I'm glad this paper
exists. However, you seem
to be concerned about proving the Tightness of your
opinion and futility of your
efforts. As a journalist, you
should not be writing here to
be proven right or wrong.
You should wright [sic] to
stimulate discussion, disseminate news and offer
your opinion. Fortunately,
your opinions will be proven
wrong. Our system is not
immune to change—you
I'd like to remind you
that there are still plenty of
places on this planet where
you cannot write what you
want, even ifyou do own the
As for Canada, there
are  plenty of newspapers
and publications that would
gladly continue publishing
the pseudo-intellectual attack-journalism that you
call "The Truth.''
As for the "large deep
hole," why don't you realize
that you are the one already
buried—dig yourself out! In
the meanwhile, stick to Love
Advice. Please. Your sanity
depends on it.
Nik Valcic
Science 4
The lost art of
Congratulations to
Charles Gilbertson (The
Green Colour of Immigration, Feb. 14). The issue of
rising housing prices as a
result of Pacific Rim investment is extremely delicate.
It takes courage to publicly
open the door on this issue
with the abundance of un-
discriminating linguists in
our midst who use the word
"racist" with no thought to
its true meaning.
Charles stated many
salient points. However,
there is another important
issue related to the current
housing situation in Vancouver which needs to be addressed: the demolition of
houses. Older homes of fine
workmanship, which together make up the character of a neighborhood, are
being destroyed in ever increasing numbers. These
homes are important and
pleasant symbols of older
architecture which once
lost, can never be replaced.
To cite a particular example: a large, older, wood
character home recently
renovated to pristine condition was sold last month to a
Pacific Rim buyer. It is to be
demolished. Why?!
The face of Vancouver
in many areas is being drastically changed—and not for
the better. This development is not occuring because the homes are in disrepair. (What happened to
renovation anyway?) This
development is occuring
because of a disregard for
the inherent character and
history of many of Vancouver's residential neighborhoods. It is imperative that
those with the same feelings
make yourselves heard.
This week is Heritage
Week— make a statement.
Cynthia Gunn
Geography 3
February 21,1989 or-m
Abolish tuition
What are the deeper reasons
why UBC has compromised educational justice and opted for high
tuition fees? Tempting as it is to
focus blame on personalities, the
truth, as usual, is more complex.
President Strangway and Minister Hagen are basically admirable
people at the center of fierce political pressures.
There're many people of political influence who fear that
freely accessible universities
would cause an oversupply of
graduates with costly career expectations.
Established professionals
fear competition and through
their associations lobby for enrollment restrictions in many fields.
Restricting enrollments by economic means rather than through
higher academic standards has
the distinct advantage of generating revenue while maintaining an
illusion of "opportunity" for all
who really want to study.
In fact, high tuition is positively welcomed by people from
affluent social strata. It ensures
places for their own (often mediocre) offspring by reducing competition from bright lower-class upstarts, and it enhances a university's snob appeal. Among average
taxpayers there's widespread suspicion and ignorance about the
value of better university funding
which, they think, benefits mostly
overpaid professors and the children of the well-to-do.
The collective selfishness of
faculty is usually overlooked by
student activists whose anger focuses on President Strangway or
the Provincial Government. Professors always cry injustice when
their salaries fall marginally below salaries at the highest-paying
university in the country. Although UBC professors earn an
average of $ 60,000 for approximately 8 months' work a year,
UBC's Faculty Association bargained hard for a "catchup" salary
increase, knowing full well this
increase would have to come out of
tuition. And sure enough, professors got a 9% pay increase while
students got a 10% tuition increase.
With the inspiring exception
of Dr. Sandra Bruneau, no faculty
member has publicly condemned
this tuition increase. Could it be
that getting free tuition for their
own children makes professors
indifferent to the plight of less
privileged students?
The self-interest of dominant
groups in our society militates
quietly but powerfully against
equal educational opportunity.
Only escalating student activism
can halt escalating tuition fees.
Our message must hit home: tuition increases are no longer an
option for UBC; a tuition rollback
is in order.
Ultimately tuition fees must
be abolished. It is socially
irresponsible-an act of structural
violence-to discriminate on the
basis of family background by extorting tuition from economically
vulnerable students before the
start of their careers.
Kurt Preinsperg
Philosophy Graduate Student
Native beliefs not
above judgement
Thanks, Caitlin Frost (Feb.
3), for your constructive criticism
of my views on native culture. You
seem to dislike my habit of claiming to know, in at least some cases,
what's objectively true and what's
objectively right. You call me
"patronizing" for using this knowl-
edge to judge the worth of some
elements of Native Culture.
I have two responses. First,
there's overwhelming evidence
that some things are objectively
true and objectively right. You've
been seduced by the half-baked
skepticism popularly mistaken,
particularly in the social sciences,
for tolerance. You urge that
"surely the Native Indians of
Canada are able to make their own
cultural decisions." But a cultural
decision made by pre-contact
Hai das was to enslave members of
other Native populations. Don't
you see anything objectively
wrong with that decision? If you
do, I rest my case. If you don't,
there's a lucrative career opportunity for you as PR person for the
South African embassy. I further
claim that many elements of Na
tive culture are objectively good-a
position unavailable to you, since
you've renounced objective values.
But what's wrong with regarding,
e.g., honesty and kindness, which
are qualities of most Natives, as
objectively good?
Second, if you'll reread your
own letter, youll find that in fact
you've made many claims yourself
about what's true and what's right.
For instance, you claim to know
that I'm ignorant of Native culture
and that I ought to learn more
about it. Clearly you consider yourself well able to pass judgment on
me-a person you can hardly claim
to fully understand since we've
never met. So why shouldn't I, using the same fair, reasonable techniques of evaluation that you have
doubtless tried to use, pass judgment on those elements of Native
culture that I understand?
I think you're reading things
into my view that aren't there. I
don't want all humans to become
uniform Macpersons. I think that
we are jointly richer for cultural
diversity. I just draw the line at
thinking that another person's beliefs and actions are beyond all,
question merely because that person is culturally different from me.
People of other cultures aren't in-
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Conservation begins
at home
This letter is in response to The Ubyssey Feb.
10 article "UBC student to embark on mission to
save Amazon rainforest." With your planned protest in Altamira, Brazil, Gibbs and other Canadian
environmentalists are not going to achieve what
they hope to attain: to save various Amazon
Indians and their lands from being drowned under
a huge artificial lake due to the planned hydroelectric Xingu dam.
Yes it is true that too much rainforests are
disappearing and that the vast barren lands will
not function as the "lungs" ofthe world, converting
carbon-dioxide into oxygen.   But do you really
believe that Brazilian politicians and entrepreneurs will listen to protesters who emerge out of
the jungle of western economic luxuries and
wealth? We talk big about the danger of pollution
and erosion in third world nations, but we forget
that environmental protection should start at
On Saturday Feb. 11, The Globe and Mail
reported that Brazilian President Jose Sarney had
rejected foreign pressure to preserve the Amazon
jungle, and that he does not accept concessions on
Brazil's foreign debt in exchange for saving the
rainforests. Barney's logical answer to our concerns is that Brazil will not exchange its sovereignty to fulfill our wishes. Do you really believe
that third world nations, with all their poverty and
over-population are going to listen to well-fed
westerners? Why should they, don't they have an
equal right to economic success such as we have
enjoyed for the last 150 years?
We have never paid any attention to pollution
in the past, we have lived alife of wasteful consumerism. Today we have exacerbated our own problems of waste management to such an extent that
we try to bribe the poor countries with large sums
of money into storing our toxic wastes on their
lands, because we don't want them in our back
yard. Is there any logic in our behavior?
We tell the world via advertisements, international business and tourism that we are the civilized, well-organized and happy people of the
world, and that we have 'made it' with massive
industrialization. And now we tell those third
world countries with industrial ambitions to stop
the development of their living standard in order
to preserve an i we have for the most part already
ruined. Are we making any sense?
The only way to show third world politicians
andindustrialists that we are indeed serious about
preserving the environment is to start making
sacrifices at home. We still want the larger car, we
still want cheap throw-away consumer goods, we
sill insist on inexpensive hamburger meats, we
continue to demand more energy sources to cushion our lives in more luxuries and play. When are
we going to make that first step of sacrifice? When
will we be satisfied with a standard of living, and
when will we stop talking of further economic
growth? When will we begin taking some responsibility?
We delude ourselves into believing that environmental problems can be sol ved with better technological developments and improved management of loans going to developing nations.
At the same time we like to neglect that
environmental protection should begin at
home. Each of us should only be driving a
small economical car. Each of us should separate
our household garbage and promote recycling.
Each of us should be happy to pay higher taxes in
order to help our western governments pay for
pollution controlling installations and to clean up
rivers, lakes and toxic-waste dumping sites.
Politicians and industrialists in western nations who still talk of economic growth and prosperity have not understood the problem. We must
first allow third world nations to build their economies and industrialize to a degree that will allow
them to feed their people, and therefore we should
be the ones to make the first sacrifices!
The Brazilian government plans to build a
massive hydro-electric dam to supply its peoples
and industries with cheaper energy. Every energy
producing power station is going to cost the country
certain losses, and in the case of Xingu, Amazon
Indians and much unspoiled wildlife will unfortunately have to suffer terrible consequences. But do
we prefer that Brazilians build nuclear power stations, or burn coal to produce needed electricity.
The options have even more problematic consequences: nuclear safety and waste disposal, or
more carbon-dioxide thrown into the atmosphere.
I suggest that we first begin solving our own
pollution problems. Only once we operate on a
completely self-sufficient use-and clean-up system, can we begin suggesting environmental protection measures to those, who for the moment,
desperately need economic growth to take care of
their people. I suggest that we first set priorities
for us here at home, before dictating them to
O. Brenninkmeyer
scrutable aliens whose beliefs and
motives are utterly mysterious.
Getting to know another culture is
a slow process, and some parts
come easier than others, but it can
be done. And when a part of another culture is understood, it can
be evaluated. Note that Native
groups have not shied away from
passing judgment on some elements of Canadian non-Native
culture. They have loudly condemned, e.g., certain government
fish-catch allotments. Are you calling these Natives patronizing? It's
a two-way street.
As always, I'm most willing to
discuss evidence for and against
my views, and can be easily
reached via the Phil. Dept. grad
Nick Sleigh
Lottery $ wasted
This is another footnote to my
previous gripe about UBC finances and student tuition.
Within the last month the Sun
stated that lottery revenue had
increased in BC, from $10 million
to $500 million a year. If any of you
people have the price of a paper
left after paying up you would
have read that the politicians are
patting each other on the head,
while the university is trying to
make ends meet from parking
meters and by cutting workers.
Most of this lottery money
was supposed to go to the hospitals
and education. Now, here's the
administration and the students
at each others throats because of a
damn dollar while these gems pay
off monuments to themselves.
Know why? Higher education
isn't readily visible and most ofthe
real swingers in the legislature
and on Howe St. hardly made high
school. Young people will ultimately upgrade the quality of life in
Canada, and here you are yapping
about prohibition and abortion.
First things first. Get those
jerks in Victoria to give you a decent share of that $500 million. Its
intention was for UBC and SFU as
well as to ensure adequate money
for you. Expo was paid for in lottery funds and now it'll be the
Coqihalla Hwy., cost overruns and
all. The next project will be a replica ofthe Colossus of Rhodes over
Victoria harbour, and you students can get your feet half-soled
at the blacksmiths, for all they
Wayne Kieler
Patrolman Traffic Office
Drop in
Student Union Bldg
Main & Lower
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February 21,1989
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you need to know these basic facts*
\bu must be a
registered voter*
Where to vote.
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Ifyou have not received your'YOU ARE REGISTERED'card check at the
nearest Registration Centre or contact the Registrar of Voters immediately.
Remember: You can no longer register on Election Day.
Once you are in a polling booth you must remember two things.
•Mark only for the candidate of your choice
• Mark the ballot with an X
Special \bting
Early Voting.
Anyone who was a registered voter as of February 15 and who is not
able to vote on Election Day or at an Advance Poll may vote during
the Special Voting times below at the office ofthe Returning Officer.
Special voting March 3-March 7, 4-8 p.m.
Advance PolL
Ifyou have a valid reason why you are unable to vote on Election Day, or are
unable to enter a polling place unaided, you may vote at an Advance Poll.
March 8-March 11. Hours 1-9 p.m.
Disabled Voting.
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Poll. Here, special facilities are available to help you exercise your right. Ifyou
are assisting a blind person, please inform them that they may vote at an
Advance Poll. Ifyou are unable to leave your residence because of a physical
disability, contact your Returning Officer regarding a mobile poll or postal ballot.
Voting if youVe
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should cast your ballot at an Advance Poll or apply to your
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475 East Broadway, Vancouver
Returning Officer
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Chief Electoral Office
Province of
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