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VOLUME 75, Number 39
Vancouver, B.C. Tuesday, March 2,1993
Freeze will force cutbacks
by Lucho van Isschot
UBC president David
Strangway just declared a freeze
on hiring which will reduce the
number of courses offered at UBC
next year.
In a letter sent out two weeks
ago to all departments ofthe university, Strangway explained that
because of financial constraints,
UBC may not able to hire sessional
instructors or replace retiring
professors for the upcoming fall
Strangway also explained that
UBC may be forced to reduce enrollment in the near future.
Dean of Arts Patricia Marchak
said she is worried about the potentially devastating impact ofthe
hiring freeze.
"I think there'll be a very
substantial change in our ability
to staff courses," she said. "There
will be very few sessional lecturers, and we will have to cut every
discretionary cost.''
Marchak said "discretionary
costs" include the appointment of
sessional lecturers who teach dozens of courses in every faculty of
the university.
"The result erf that [will be]
very large classes, especially in
the first and second years."
Marchak said she was not
surprised by Strangway's announcement. In fact, she sees the
hiring fi*eeze as the inevitable con
sequence of an ongoing financial
crisis at UBC.
"We've had budget reductions
steadily for some time. In each of
the three years that I have been
Dean of Arts we have had cutbacks."
Marchak is equally concerned
about the prospect of reducing
enrollment at UBC.
"My expectation is that we
won't have any choice but to reduce
enrollment," Marchak said. "I
think that is the absolute worst
thing to do. I am really unhappy
about that."
Marchak explained that reducing enrollment may be a
shortsighted solution to what is a
a grave, long term problem.
"It seems to me that a province
going through such great [economic] problems should put more
money into education. The way
that you can get out of these
problems is to educate people to
create jobs."
But, she said, "In the short
run, it seems to be the only thing
we can do>."
Judith Myers, associate Science dean in charge of the
promotion of women in science,
is also concerned about the possible implications of the hiring
"There is no instant solution,"
" she said. "I %h-"hk people ore looking at student numbers and at
how to run faculties more efficiently."
In the science faculty, running things more efficiently may
mean cutting back on the number
of lab courses offered, Myers said.
"It is very expensive to run
labs, so you may have to look at
ways of cutting down on labs,"
Myers said.
Myers said some departments
may have to "use tutorials instead
of labs, or use computer-based
courses—which are cheaper."
Myers and Marchak admit
that no one knows for sure what
the effects of the hiring freeze
will be.
The provincial government
will announce what grants it will
give to UBC by the end of March.
And the university hopes that these
grants will allow them to lift the
hiring freeze, if only temporarily.
Nevertheless, possible reductions in enrollment may be announced as early as next week.
Courses will be cancelled
by Lucho van Imschot
Every department, In every faculty, will be hurt by the
hiring freeze.
Gene Namkoong, head of
Forest Science, said the freeze
may have long-term effects In
his department.
"We are In the process of
trying to reorganize the orientation of the [Forest Science]
department," he said. This process may be put on hold until
the university's financial problems are worked out.
"We are having to look at a
longer time-line for developing
programs," Namkoong said.
According to Namkoong
ths existing program will also
be affected by the hiring
"There is also some question :.; d, XXX; v.* ~d *- -
able to teach one of our courses,"
he said. The course In question,
according to Namkoong, is an
Important core course within the
Forest Science department
James Caswell, head of the
Fine Artsdepartment, agreed that
the freeze will be very destructive.
There are only seven full-time
Fine Arts Instructors at UBC, two
of whom will be on leave next
year. If not allowed to
hire at least one sessional to fill
the gap, the Fine Arts department may be forced to cancel Its
popular 20th century art course
(Fine Arts 340).
According to Caswell, some
core studio courses may also
have to be cancelled.
"I remain optimistic,"
Caswell said. "But there are de-
Herbert Rosengarten, head
of UBC's Eingllsh department,
said courses may Inevitably be
cut, and that first-year courses
will be the First to go.
First-year English courses,
which all UBC students are required to take, may have to be
doubled up if there aren't any
sessional* hired to teach them.
"In every faculty deans are
being asked to determine where
cuts can be made," he said. "So
in the trenches—at the teaching level—we are trying to figure out how to keep up our
Rosengarten said he Is trying to remain optimistic.
"It's premature really; It's
all speculation," Rosengarten
said. "At this stage we really
dont know what the ramiflca-
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Women call for prison reform
by Frances Foran
If prisons are the culmination
of a nation's laws, then Canadian
jails indicate that in this country it
is illegal to be Black, Native, poor
or female.
So it's no coincidence there
are proportionately up to five times
more First Nations women in the
prison population than in the
population at large, said prison
abolitionists and reformers at the
National Association of Women
and the Law conference.
"Involvement in the criminal
justice system is more indicative of
the extent to which one is
marginalized than criminality,"
said Kim Pate, a lawyer with the
Elizabeth Pry Society which provides half-way houses for women.
Prison demographics are the
ultimate product of a "justice" system meant to keep "people of high
visible hues" under control, said
Bev Folkes of Black Inmates and
The treatment of Caribbean
Canadians by the justice system,
from first contact with the police to
incarceration, tells the story of for
whom the law works and who is
presumed an "outlaw," said Folkes,
who has advised the Ontario provincial government on race relations and police.
The criminal justice system is
an $8 billion industry that needs
people for merchandise and the
easiest targets are the economically and socially disempowered,
said Claire Culhane, a prisoners'
'The criminal justice system is an $8 billion industry that
needs people for merchandise and the easiest targets are the
economically and socially disempowered...m
      -Claire Culhane, Prison abolitionist
rights activist.
"Women decidedly breaking
the law threatens the status quo
image of mom and apple pie—we
must be witches and deviants and
we must be punished," said Gayle
Horii, an inmate at the Matsqui
Prison for Men, the only federally
sentenced woman in BC and one
of approximately 350 in the country.
A 1990 survey of federally
sentenced Aboriginal women conducted by the Native Women's Association of Canada found that
most First Nations women who
are serving time have been victims of violence. Most had been
sexually or physically abused as
children by caregivers and staff in
foster homes and juvenile institutions.
Like Horii, almost all had lifelong training in violence. First
Nations women are more often
named "dangerous offenders" and
therefore less likely to be granted
"[Aboriginal women] in prison
are victims of racism, sexism and
unconscionable levels of domestic
violence. The justice system has
done little to protect them from
any of these assaults," said Sha
ron Mclvor, a lawyer with NWAC.
Mclvor called for the Justice Ministry to open the files of incarcerated First Nations women serving
murder charges and named "dangerous offenders* to reassess
whether their sentences could be
mitigated with a "battered woman"
Horii would still be serving
tune in Kingston's Prison for
Women in Ontario if she hadn't
fought to be transferred to the
Matsqui Prison for Men in order to
take advantage of SFU's prison
education programme, which isn't
offered at women's penitentiaries.
With funding from the cancelled Court ChaU»nges fund, she
is nowpursuing a gender discrimination case to redress the treatment of women in prison.
At the Prison for Women in
Kingston, there was no hot water
and no cablevisioii; the men had
At the Burnaby Prison for
Women a newsletter produced by
and for women "inside" informing
them of their rights was banned.
Men at the maximum security
prisons have access to law libraries.
At the men's pen she can at
tend university classes. Four years
after leaving Kingston Prison for
Women, she is now in her fourth
year of Sociology through the
Matsqui education programme.
"At the Prison for Women Td
be training dogs with behavioural
problems," said Horii.
Horii told of the macings,
beatings by guards with dogs, the
24 inmate-friends she lost to suicide, the three she attempted, "the
psychological rape of strip
Searches* and the "hole"—the
■mall room where prisoners are
kept naked in solitary confinement.
"How can you normalize people
by locking up inmates in cages?"
Horii asked.
You cant, said Kim Pate, a
lawyer and prison abolitionist.
People who are discriminated
against before they even come in
contact with the law are further
stigmatized by the prison system,
she said.
Moreover, putting people in
jail has never worked in the interest of justice, she said. "It only
ensures that more marginalized
people suffer the violence of our
"I look forward to the day prisons are considered a failed experi
ment," she aidded.
The daiy can't come soon
enough for Claire Culhane.
Speaking at the UBC Law Conference last month, Culhane, a prisoners' rights advocate, prison abolitionist and nuisance to CSIS, said
that prisons disguise the causes of
social problems and perpetuate
"People dont think about what
kind of subculture of people with
power we are developing in prisons," she said. "People ask me when
I go to visit prisons, aren't I scared
seeing all those prisoners? Only
one thing scsires me—someone with
a guard's uniform and that much
power to carry out physical and
psychological abuse."
Culhane thinks community-
based justice is necessary before
the workers in the criminal justice
system end up "like Hitler's workers who shovelled bodies."
Mclvor said the First Nations
communities need their own local
community-based justice. On behalf of NWAC she asked the Justice Ministry to set up counselling
services for battered women at the
tribal level and funding for a First
Nations justice system run with
the input of women.
Both Mclvor and Culhane
stressed the importance of addressing the social conditions outside ofthe state justice system that
make inmates out ofthe disadvantaged.
"Prisons just cultivate future
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"Between Disciplines*' with her keynote address:
"Going Fishing Together: The Practice of Inter-
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of Toronto, a Senior Fellow at Massey College, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada
and a Companion of the Order of Canada. She received an Honorary Doctor of Laws from
UBC in 1990, and she was the Cecil Green lecturer in 1983. Dr. Franklin has published
widely on early Chinese bronze production, prehistoric copper technology and Peruvian
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Gays, Lesbians, Bisexuals of UBC.
Meeting. Noon, SUB 215.
Inter Varsity Christian Fellowship.
Faith in a dangerous time - "Lost in
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Noon, BUCH A100.
Student Christian Movement.
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Trotskyist League UBC Club. Class:
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AMS Women's Ctr and UBC
Students for Choice. Take back
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6pm, SUB South Plaza.
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UBC Pacific Rim Club. Cynthia
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March 2,1993 Junior Varsity action:
braving lack of attention
by Kevin ScMndtor
They don't get much in the
way of recognition or limelight,
butthe UBC Junior Varsity Braves
have survived since 1966.
As a feeder team for the UBC
Varsity Thunderbird ice hockey
team, the JV Braves were created
to help develop the skills of younger
players. This year the Junior Varsity team supplied two players—
Jon Bey and Kalle Furer—to the
Thunderbirds when.injuries deleted their roster.
Thunderbird coach Mike
Coflin spent two years developing
the JV team before advancing as
Thunderbird coach.
The Braves are now coached
by Jeff Crossley, a UBC Alumnus,
who has considerable hockey experience.
He played with the UBC
T'Birds, the University of Alaska,
and Junior with the Richmond
Sockeyes. He is assisted this year
by goaltending coach and former
Thunderbird Brad McDonald
and Aaron Nosky, formerly of
Mount Royal in Alberta, the
Victoria Cougars, and the Powell
River Paper Kings.
This JV team currently plays
in a league of their own.
They were originally a part of
the Richmond Intermediate 'A'
League, which foldedin 1977. They
then competed in the BC College
League and played some Tier II
Junior 'A' Teams. They now play
non-conference games against Tier
II Junior 'A' and *B' teams and
University Alumni teams.
Even though the competition
is limited, the JVs have a busy
international schedule. Their first
international match saw the defeat
of Seoul's University of Korea.
The Braves will be traveling
to Anchorage, Alaska on March 12
and 13, where they will play exhibition games hosted by the Anchorage Aces.
But the highlight of this season for the Braves will be on March
5 and 6, when they will host two
exhibition games against the Australian National Team.
The Australian Team has
made UBC their training camp
for the World Championships
in Europe.
Vancouver Rainforest Coalition backed up traffic over the noon hour
Saturday, by organizing a walk across the aging Lion's Gate Bridge and
along the Stanley Park Causeway, to protest logging in our watersheds.
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The lone horseman
of the apocalypse
by Lucho van Isschot
I have seen the future and it is
Falling Down, a new film
starring Michael "Don't   Hate
Me   Because I Have a Bony
Ass" Douglas is a piece of jingoistic trash.
This film made me fearful of what Is coming to us in
the 90s.
It seems that the American middle class was sold a
false bill of goods during the
80s, and they want their money
Where are the cars; homes,
exotic vacations and fancy clothes
we were promised?
Sorry. America is under new management.
Falling Down chronicles a day in the life
of D-FENS (Michael Douglas): a middle class
American run amok.
Having lost his family (because he is a violent prick) and his job as a designer
of nuclear weapons (because the cold war is over) D-FENS is desperate.
Someone is gonna have to pay. Who is it going to be?
The government? Nah. The corporate elite? Too risky.
And so D-FENS goes wandering through urban America in search of people
to blame for all of his troubles.
He terrorizes a Korean shopkeeper, beats up on a group of young Chicanos,
holds up a burger joint, murders a neo-Nazi army surplus store owner and
threatens a couple of rich, white golfers.
In each of these scenarios we are somehow supposed to believe that D-FENS
is acting out against all that is wicked in American society.
In Falling Down it is the Other that is wicked. It is the Other that is to blame.
It is the Other that will have to pay for the broken promises.
But the film urges the viewer to identify with D-FENS, with his frustration and
his capitalist angst. He was once a good man, we are told. And a naive man who
was hoodwinked into believing false hopes.
Falling Down is a kind of requiem for the white middle class. It is also a
warning: there will be a backlash, and it
will be violent
The film lacks socio-political context Why is the backlash realy coming?
And why have the innocent been
The answer the real American Dream
has always been to build a fortress
around yourself. A house with a fence
around it, a car with air conditioning and
. a good stereo, a first class ticket to Club
Med—all of these things to block out the
real world.
And the middle class still clings to this
seige mentality.
As the walls of their fortresses fall
down, they won't know what else to do.
The war and peace of college pranks
by Rick Hiebert
A college student walks
back to his dorm and finds
that a large wall stands
where his room used to be.
"Maudine Ormsby," a
large mooing animal, is
elected Homecoming
College pranks can be
spectacular, infamous, or
just amusing—and a delightful new book analyzes
the history of college stunts
and tomfoolery.
The Book of Coue&Pmhis
St. Martin's Press
If At All Possible, Involve A Cow, according to
promotional copy, is "A
Our New Deck Needs
New Staff For Summer!
MARCH 8, 9 & 10; 11:30 - 4:30PM
International Youth Exchange Programme 1993-94
Does living in the Third World
for 6 months or 1 year interest you?
How about helping out in rural community development
project in Africa, South America, Asia or Europe?
Every year I.C.Y.E. sends out hundreds of young people
between the ages of 17 to 30 years abroad to experience the
different cultures, languages and range of developments in the
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Participants are still being accepted.*
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Prairie Pit
by lan Lloyd
What would you get if the lead singer of Spirit of The
West sat in on a Black Crowes jam session? You guessed
it meaningful lyrics with a pseudo jazz/rock accompaniment.
This kind of combination can only come from the
Pit Pub
Thursoay, February 25
The reason why The Watchmen's name might sound
familiar is because they have been performing for over
four years, opening for acts such as Spirit of The West,
54-40, Tragically Hip, Jeff Healey...
They were also finalists in several national battle of
the bands contests, although they never won.
With over 500 dates behind them, The Watchmen
released their first album, MacLaren Furnace Room,
through MCA Produced by Chris Wardman (Sons of
Freedom, Art Bergman), this album is a 12-track collection which may cause mild rage, thought and/or foot
Included on the album is Run and Hide, a disturbing
song against violence towards women.
As for their live show, it was very rehearsed. Their
show is slow, staggered and minimally energetic. Not a
band to see live, despite all their practice.
Another interesting point about the Watchmen is
that they will be donating 1/12th of their sales royalties to
The National Action Committee on the Status of Women.
In preparation for
bookstore renovations,
MARCH 8,1995.
Please buy your textbooks
Work of Scholarship, A Guide
to Life, A Celebration of Genius." Maybe, but the book inspires giggles galore, which
makes it eminently recom-
The book is written by Neil
Steinberg, a reporter for the
Chicago Sun-Times, who spent
a couple of years researching
college pranks at schools across
the US and Canada—and remained sane enough to write
about it.
Franks have been a part of
college life from the beginning,
he writes, and although students
no longer go around in gangs
"breaking down doors and
smashing heads" as they did in
the Middle Ages, they do use
pranks to get revenge and make
meny at the expense of students
and faculty.
Cow looks at pranks that
relate to college sports, politics,
student media, student politics
and sci
ence students who use technology to bedevil others.
Steinberg treats these stunts with a sort of half-assed
dignity, but he does make the serious point that pranks are
a good way to liven up the often dull atmosphere on a
university campus.
Steinberg has a breezy style that makes it perfect
reading for UBC students swamped by essays and exams.
(Who knows, perhaps you could get some ideas if you don't
do so well...ha ha ha, only kidding, ha ha ha..."Ubyssey
writer tarred and feathered by irate prank victim professors, film at 11:00...")
Several famous pranksters are singled out for special
attention. At CafTech, science students take a day off
every year, "Ditch Day," to break through "stacks," which
are any device or problem which can keep someone out of
a senior student's dorm room. Undergraduates spend most
of the day trying to solve problems that, after taxing their
ingenuity, tools or brute force, will gain them entry into the
Steinberg also devotes a hilarious section to Leon
Varjian and Jim Mallon, two pranksters extraordinaire at
the University of Wisconsin in the late 1970s. They took
over the student government with some friends and used
student funds to do things like build a giant replica of the
Statue of Liberty on a frozen bcal lake and place a sea of
plastic pink flamingoes in front of a campus building.
Some of my favourites are, naturally, pranks committed by the naughty student press. One amusing example
involved Carrie Nation, a tum-of-the-century US
prohibitionist. Several Harvard drunks jokingly
invited her to campus to lecture students on
the dangers of demon liquor.
After her lecture Nation and several students posed for a photo for
the student newspaper. In that era,
indoor photos at night were set up
in the dark, to alio w a clear image
when the flash was used. This
enabled the students to smuggle
in cigars, beer steins and liquor
that were brought out when
the picture was taken, revealing a stern Nation in the centre
of a licentious-looking drunken
Steinberg deserves kudos—and a life free from cows
mysteriously appearing in his
bedroom—for writing the most
amusing book on college life in
recent years.
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March 2.1993
THE UBYSSEY/5 l»tavlU W. *etr«a»*£w<*y= -»«,r«-al Uillor
A mwfe as $1 million may be cut back from the UBC libraries'
total budget for serial literature {magazines, journals and assorted
periodicalsXThat means that asmany as10,000 serialsubscriptions
maybe discontinued.
This is being done in the name of financial constraints. Okay,
but surely there musthave been abetter way tobalance the budget.
UBC cannot afford to slash its library budget in this way.
Serials are the life-blood of any library, especially one which
prides itself on being the second largest in the country. A steady flow
of new material, ideas and debate may be the only thing preventing
rigor mortis from setting in.
UBC canleast afford to discontinue its subscriptions to rare and
lesser-known journals. The best and most innovative scholarship
can often be found in the journals that are used least* Yet UBC head
librarian Ruth Patrick says that the first serials to be cut will be
those that are used "marginally.*
How does one measure the value of a given publication? Time,
Newsweek and MacLeans magazines are probably used a lot. But
they are also readily available at any newsstand. And all they offer
their readers is the six o'clock news in magazine form.
More obscure material may be designated as only of "marginal*
interest to UBC students and cut from the order Hut. Publications
that neither appeal to corporate sponsors nor compromise their
content to please advertisers or mainstream thought could be lost.
Does UBC want to pu& cutting-edge ideas out of material
existence? Or is the agenda to reduce levels of thought down to the
bottom line and the lowest common denominator? Nascent fringe
studies (Women's, Gay and Lesbian* E_ivuonmentaliKtn) are becoming a nuisance aren't they, Dave?
Travel a bit farther down this continuum and you rationalize
cuttingaQ subscriptionsthat dontatandup toaeost-benefitanalysis.
Hell, a BA. isn't worth much mote than the paper ifs printedon. Why
not Bave subscription money for journals that help students prepare
for the real world of corporate business?
The effect of UBC's decision to save costs by reducing its
serial list cannot be quantified. You cant estimate the value of
information if ifs not there.This is economic censorship that we
should not tolerate.
Along with the proposed cutting of sessional teaching positions,
the cutting of so many serial titles will ensure that UBC settles into
a kind of contemporary academic feudalism.
We cannot permit the canon to go unchallenged.
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He was a strapping, strutting young fellow. Jaunting about the office, Lucho van Isschot lead a fearless troupe of disco
queens into the image ridden jungle of perception, impression and ideology. Stepping out in front ofthe neon camera,
Frances Foran stood firmly while a warm breeze oscillated through her flowing mauve pantaloons. Meanwhile, Paula
Wellings somersaulted in the background. With her rainbow cape blowing behind her, she then leapt into the starry sky,
ready to challenge all interpretation. Symphonically, Yukie Kurahashi began to gyrate at 35 turns per second until all
universal truth became mildly nauseous. Thus Sam Green began to spew all notions of relative normalcy into a gigantic
autoclave. Ab the fires burst forth beneath the bush, Ian Lloyd drew closer to the brightness to cool his weary bones. Rick
Hiebert cackled and cackled as his toes exploded into tiny rosebuds, milliseconds passing as the fine flowers blossomed into
swollen testicles. Denise Woodley snorted loudly, turning the air from red to orange to yellow to green to blue to indigo to
violet, and then fell a thousand meters to the earth below. To catch DeniseC's attention), Kevin Schindler sang "when the
saints go marching in " in a voice as heartbreakingly clear as crystal clear pepsi. Paulo Hortas knew alL Paulo Hortas knew
all. Paulo Hortas knew all. But Bonnie Holter had considered dressing the flying pigs in vibrant yellow. Contrary to popular
belief, Siobhan Hoantree queeried that belief was popular. Mark attempted to object, but years and years of head nodding
could not be radically changed in this millennium. Exasperated and angry, Barry Buternowaky said "Enough of this crazy
bullshit, couldn't you guys just watch BCTV?**
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Outrage #1:
and universal
transit access
don't mix?
I was outraged to read
your editorial in last Friday's
paper concerning BC Transit. You demonstrated incredible immaturity and a
reckless abuse of responsibility that comes with being
the voice for a student newspaper.
In your editorial, you
recommended breaking the
law by not paying for transit
services. In doing so, do you
realize how difficult you
make it for other young
people who are trying to
command the respect of others? I have been an environmental activist for six years
and have regularly lobbied
for more youth representation in decision making.
Older adults are consistently
reluctant to permit youth
representation because of
our perceived lack of maturity. Editorials like yours
and other irresponsible
behaviour on the part of
youth help perpetuate that
And as a BC taxpayer,
your flagrant disregard for
other people makes me livid.
Fve seen the numbers on BC
Transit and I can tell you
that fares cover, on average,
only 30 per cent of costs. The
rest comes from property
taxes, a gasoline tax, an
electricity tax and general
provincial revenue. By encouraging others to avoid
paying fares, you are creating more costs for taxpayers
of the province, some of
whom derive no benefit from
transit in the first place.
Content which la Jud_sd to be HbahHia,
UbyaooyaoScynot to odtt lattara far
Your "I-want-something-for-
nothing" attitude is exemplary of shallow public outrage over the cost of what
are valuable public services.
I strongly urge you to
retract your editorial, issue
a press release to that effect,
and then resign from the
paper. You don't deserve to
be published.
John Duffy
Outrage #2:
unclear on HIV
Oh, how delightful it
was to read your recent issue
of The Ubyssey newspaper
dated Friday, Feb 12. Your
recent publication brings to
light certain "taboo* subjects
that really shouldn't be left
in the closet. With the fear of
AIDS at the forefront, we
shouldn't be concerned—
lefs have some fun! Lefs
bring out the nitty-gritty,
some stories straight out of
the gutter, some real gut-
happens. Lefs all excite
ourselves to a frenzy with
this bombshell issue of the
year!—Bravo, comrades!
Your article entitled "A
state of excommunication*
could have been more aptly
called "A state of dismemberment.* What a heartwarming story—justice elegantly done. It is good to
know that a human being
could possibly conceive such
a hideous act. Not to forget
that this scene actually did
occur (we all respect the
honourable anonymous
author's credibility without
question, of course).
Oh, and the article about
the two girls who boink a
bunch of farm boys out of
Dick's Hole. Were there only
six boys to boink? I guess
wearing some protection
wasn't on their minds at the
time with all the "kissing,
licking, sucking [and] touching." Forget reading Penthouse or Playboy magazines,
this is better still! Reading
this article makes me forget
about the fear of getting
AIDS—thank you!
I would like to congratulate you on your recent
issue of The Ubyssey. I enjoy
reading complete trash.
Thank you again, and I look
forward to reading your
works and/or publications in
future editions of either the
National Enquirer or the
Province rag (Monday edition). All the very best, comrades.
R. Montemurro
Arts 4
Outrage #3:
before animals,
and A-ZT=...?
If I had a possible cure
for HIV, would you submit
yourself to test it? I doubt
Mariann Horvath would.
Her letter against using animals for scientific experimentation was very narrow
minded. She state that diseases have not been cured
(in the 20th century), and
that the use of animals is
unscientific and immoral.
What rock has she been
under? Doesn't she realize
that she, although not consciously is supporting animal experimentation? If
you've used any cosmetics,
nasal sprays, or medicine of
any kind you're guilty.
Although diseases may
not have been cured, the re
sult is not just a pile of worm
bait. Every little bit learned
from an experiment helps;
ifs not exactly a waste of
(animal) lives. Would you
expect to cure a disease, such
as Lupus on your first try?
Fm not advocating that
the lives of other species is
less important than ours.
However, the use of animals
does have merits in science
(without which artificial
respirators for premature
babies could not have been
As for morality, scientists are not exactly
unemotional lunatics who
perform these experiments
because they get a kick out
of it. I believe there are a
great many scientists who
regret what they have done.
If Ms. Horvath were placed
in their situation (torn between CAREER LIVELIHOOD and BELIEFS) she
would try to avoid the use of
animals as much as possible.
Sure there are some people
who perform these experiments unjustly, but don't
other people get misguided
in their professions?
There are many aspects
of this controversial issue.
You may think Fm wrong for
thinking animal experimentation is necessary sometimes. But unlike some
people (Ms. Horvath included), I see the other side
ofthe issue and admit I can
just as easily be wrong.
Mike Chan
Microbiology 2
Please, we're
We have been recently
elected as student representatives to the Board of Governors. The responsibility of
the Board is to oversee the
operational and financial as
pects ofthe University, such
as housing, tuition, dealing
with the proposed Freedom
of Information Act, etc.
If students have any
questions that they want
answered or concerns that
need to be addressed, we are
available. Students should
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Our office is Room 262 in the
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The next Board meeting
will be on Thursday, March
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Building, beginning at 9am.
If there are any questions or
concerns that you have, we
would appreciate you letting
us know before then.
Michael Hughes
Orvin Law
Student members ofthe
Board of Governors
Outrage #4:
a denial of
power dynamics
I must say I am horrified and outraged that you
would publish an article such
as "A state of excommunication" (Valentine's Issue) in
The Ubyssey. I felt hat this
story promotes sexual violence and shows disrespect
for a serious issue. Violence
against women and men is
wrong—it should be eradicated and not glorified.
"When women talk
about equality I don't think
theymean kneeling onacold
floor..." Well "Beast," whatever your ideas on the subject, Fd like to inform you
that when women talk about
equality, they are certainly
not talking about initiating
retaliatory sexual violence
upon men. How dare you
lump your sadistic revenge
in with their positive moves
towards equality?
The very existence of
this article indicates that you
are imposing a double-
standard upon moral and
sexual ethics. Do you realize
that if this article had been
written by a male describing
how he mutilated his
girlfriend's genitals and then
left her for dead, it would
have, without a doubt, resulted in some serious legal
repercussions? This land of
behaviour is not appropriate for anyone and should be
punished equally. It is the
both men and women the
respect they deserve—lefs
try and treat each other how
we would like to be treated
Leah Costello
Outrage #5:
when headline
space Is bigger
than letter
Re: your comments about our
transit system.
Your responsibility as a
member ofthe media should
be one of solving problems.
It should not be to act like a
spoiled child and create
Grow up please.
March 2,1993 Outrage #6:
...okay, okay
I have recently returned from
a two-week visit to Vancouver,
where I once lived for 14 years. I
rode buses and the skytrain all
over the greater Vancouver area
for two weeks and continue to find
the public transportation system
to be outstanding.
I am aware of many university
students' predispositions towards
an anti-estabhshment feeling from
my own student experiences
(BEd—UBC; BA—York; MEd—U
of T). However, your tv-recorded
response of "only breaking the law
if you get caught" was incredibly
ridiculous even within this quasi
radical milieu. The other major
campus news story that week was
with regard to the continuing rapes
of university women. By your logic,
these unapprehended rapists are
guilty of nothing. May you never
encounter one.
Your statements and Ubyssey
article demonstrate either your
lack of education, immaturity,
meager sense of social responsibility and accountability, general
ignorance, poor judgement...or all
ofthe above. I am hopeful you've
made some personal growth as a
Lorna M. Campbell
Outrage #7:
warm fuzzies for
the pinko weirdos
at the paper
I've seen more outrage over
Frances Foran's dismissal of 'all
that is right and good in this world'
than any other topic covered by
The Ubyssey, including sexism,
rape, racism, neo-nazism... I particularly liked the comment, these
university students . . . missed
some important lessons.' All these
university students missed is rich
parents. Or how about the parallels with rape, murder, or Bill
Vander Zalm's conflict of interest?
How about some analytical
thought? Bill Vander Zalm was
playing with a lot more taxpayer's
money than a $1.50 bus Care. And
the fellow who *had to point ouf
that our taxes already subsidize
the transit system. Well, buddy,
(and I guess 111 have to point this
out) the nice thing about taxes is
that the rich pay more than the
poor. We all pay the same bus fare,
and therein lies the problem. Obviously some people cannot conceptualize; they can afford transit
fares, therefore we all can afford
transit fares. I personally have
often spent more money on transit
than on food, and Fm sure I am not
alone; nor is it because Fm too lazy
to get a job. Morality is a luxury in
life and some people just can't afford it. I havent cheated BCtransit
yet, but Fve come very close to it,
and if it came down to a draw
between BC transit and a day's
worth of classes. ..well, here's my
'selfish motivation':
"Duh, Fd really like to get an
education and better my family's
position in life, but if it means
cheating BC transit..."
Not! Fm afraid my morals
would have to temporarily fall by
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the wayside; nor would my parents, who are the most socially
responsible people I know, be
deathly disappointed in me.
"niere is a concept here that
many people in their financially
padded self-righteousness have
missed. The 11 per cent or 13 per
cent or whatever unemployment
rate is not wholly composed of
shiftless thieves and drag addicts;
many are hard working people
having a difficult time getting
ahead, and $1.50 a pop represents
a big chunk out of their income.
Cheating the transit system is a
symptom of a problem, not social
irresponsibility. Frances Foran's
statement ofinnocent until caught"
is only sad because so many people
through necessity must subscribe
Miranda Joyce
B3L student
storylist meeting for
women's issue
thursday, march 4 at
12:30 in sub 241k
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UBC Computer shop presents SUPER COMPUTER GAMES DAY! Come into
UBC Bookstore for our fun-filled Computer Games Competition, and test your
abilities. Prizes will be presented to top scorers. Number of contestants is limited, so
please come in early.
Mar 10   Dr. Joan Anderson, Professor of Nursing, National Health Research Scholar, and
Director ofthe Multicultural Liaison Office at UBC, will be speaking on "Cultural
Diversity and Institutions". She will also be referring to topics covered in the book,
Cross-Cultural Caring: A Handbook for Health Professionals.
Mar 17 Dr. Tony Pitcher, Director ofthe Fisheries Centre at UBC, will be speaking on the
new review journal Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries. He will also discuss other
topics covered in the Chapman & Hall's Fish and Fisheries Book Series, in particular,
Behaviour of Teleost Fishes.
Mar 24   David Tarrant, expert horticulturalist, Education Coordinator at the UBC Botanical
Gardens, co-host of CBC's The Canadian Gardener, and author on several books on
gardening, will be offering practical advice on "Spring Planting" for today's gardener.
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Application Deadlines
Winter Session 1993-1994
UBC students intending to transfer for the Winter Session
1993-94 to one of the undergraduate degree programs
listed below must submit a completed "Change of
Faculty" form to Undergraduate Admissions in the
Registrar's Office by the given deadline. Please note there
is a processing fee of $17.00.
Fine Arts — Studio
March 31
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April 01
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Applied Science
April 30
Agricultural Sciences
April 30 *
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April 30
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April 30
May 31
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determining University policy along with
the Board of Governors. It has jurisdiction
in all matters of an academic nature.
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THE UBYSSEY/7 gummer
At the beginning of each academic year, the AMS distributes a number of
publications, including the Inside UBC, to first year and returning students. These
publications are intended to provide informational material on the AMS and
For each publication, the successful applicant will:
• report to and take direction from the President;
• request, edit and write material;
• determine their length and format;
• prepare and monitor a budget;
• obtain quotes from printers; and
• organize their timely distribution.
We are looking for applicants who have:
• knowledge of both the AMS and UBC;
• proven editing and writing abilities;
• constructive criticism of previous publications; and
• proposals for this year's publications.
Applicants must be available on a part time basis from Monday, March 22. The
wage is $9.73 per hour based on a 37.5 hour work week for a total of 18 weeks.
Preference will be given to those applicants that are returning for the 1993/94
academic year.
Further information may be obtained from Bill Dobie, President, in SUB 256 at
Applications and resumes will be accepted until 4:30 p.m. on Monday, March 15,
1993. Please deliver them to Terri Folsom, Administrative Assistant, in SUB 238.
In early September, the AMS administers an orientation programme for first year
students. We are looking to improve and to expand it for the upcoming academic year.
The successful applicant will:
• chair and work with a committee of first year students;
• solicit suggestions from both AMS and UBC student service organizations;
• solicit ideas from other Canadian universities; and
• with the suggestions of the above, organize a programme that will make
first year students feel welcome.
We are looking for applicants who are:
• knowledgable about both the AMS and UBC;
• creative in providing information;
• outgoing, enthusiastic and energetic; and
• able to make anyone feel welcome.
Applicants must be available from Monday, May 31 to Friday, September 10. The wage
is $9.73 per hour based on a 37.5 hour work week. Preference will be given to those
applicants that are returning for the 1993/94 academic year.
Further information may be obtained from Janice Boyle, Vice President, in SUB 248 at
Applications and resumes will be accepted until 4:30 p.m. on Monday, March 15,1993.
Please deliver them to Terri Folsom, Administrative Assistant, in SUB 238.
From late April to mid-June, the AMS sends out delegates to high schools throughout
the province that provide information on the AMS and university life to potential UBC
We are looking for applicants who are:
• knowledgable about both the AMS and UBC;
• outgoing, friendly and helpful;
• experienced in public speaking;
• willing to travel; and
• finished final exams early.
Applicants must be available from Monday, April 19 or earlier to Wednesday, June 9.
Preference will be given to those applicants that are returning for the 1993/94 academic
The wage is $9.73 per hour based on a 37.5 hour work week. A per diem living allowance
is available.
Further information may be obtained from Carole Forsythe, Coordinator of External
Affaire, in SUB 250 at 822-2050.
Applications will be accepted until 4:30 p.m. on Monday, March 8,1993. Please deliver
your application to Terri Folsom, Administrative Assistant, in SUB 238.
During the summer, the AMS operates a desk on the SUB concourse that offers
information to students, tourists, etc.
We are looking for applicants who are:
• extraordinarily friendly and helpful;
• very knowledgable about both the AMS and UBC;
• knowledgable about the Lower Mainland;
• creative in obtaining information; and
• able to answer the same questions over and over again
with a smile on their face.
Applicants must be available from Monday, April 26 to Friday, September 3. The wage
is $9.73 per hour based on a 37.5 hour work week. Preference will be given to those
applicants that are returning for the 1993/94 academic year.
Further information may be obtained from Janice Boyle, Vice President, in SUB 248 at
Resumes will be accepted until 4:30 p.m. on Monday, March 8,1993. Please deliver your
resume to Terri Folsom, Administrative Assistant, in SUB 238.
Please include the following in your proposal: a description; an explanation as to how
it will benefit students; a budget; and a completion date.
The equivalent* of two full time positions are available for the summer. The wage is
$9.73 per hour based on a 37.5 hour work week. Preference will be given to those
applicants that are returning for the 1993/94 academic year.
Further information may be obtained from Janice Boyle, Vice President, in SUB 248 at
Proposals will be accepted until 4:30 p.m. on Monday, March 15,1993. Please deliver
your proposal to Terri Folsom, Administrative Assistant, in SUB 238.
"That is, we may hire two people for the entire summer or four for two months each or
some combination thereof.
March 2,1993


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