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September 23,2008 \ www.ubyssey.ca
movin' right along since 1918 | volume xc, number 7
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THE UBYSSEY    WWW.UBYSSEY.CA
SEPTEMBER 23, 2008
Events
If you have an event, e-mail us at events@ubyssey.ca
September 23
UBC Culture Fest 100 'Join us for
the first annual UBC Culture Fest.
A legacy of the 2008 Centenary,
UBC Culture Fest 100 invites the
community to share in the diverse
cultural activities that UBC has to
offer. With live music and lots of
free events, there's something for
everyone. • Sept 21-28 11am-
2pm Koerner Plaza. More info at
www.culturefest.ubc.ca/welcome
html •
Gormenghast • This magica
show exploits one of English
iterature's undisputed fantasy
classics —Mervyn Peake's great
Gormenghast. The macabre tale of
a dysfunctional family incarcerated
in a fantastical bygone age, Gormenghast presents a world of grotesque characters, fantastic ritua
and heart-rending drama.  • Mon
- Sat nightly at 7:30pm from 18-
27 September 2008 at the Frederic
Wood Theatre More information
at www.theatre.ubc.ca •
September 24
The Dominant Animal and the
Fate of Biodiversity • Stanford
University's Paul Ehrlich lectures
about the evolutionary and socia
forces which have made humans
this planet's dominant animal. •
Wednesday, September 24, 2008,
7:00 PM, UBC Woodward Building (2198 Health Sciences Mall).
Free admission, e-ticket required,
available at www.beatymuseum.
ubc.ca. •
Dr. Strangelove • The UBC Film
Society presents...Dr. Strangelove
• Sept. 24-28, 2008. 7 pm. Norm
Theater in the SUB, $4 general
admission, $2 for members. More
information at www.ams.ubc.
ca/clubs/filmsoc •
Young People Fucking • The UBC
Film Society presents...Young
People Fucking. • Sept. 24-28,
2008. 9:30 pm. Norm Theater in
the SUB, $4 general admission, $2
for members. More information at
www.ams.ubc.ca/clubs/filmsoc •
and one that you will not want
to miss.  • Sept. 25, 8pm. The Pit
Pub. $17.50 advance on Outpost
and Ticketweb •
Food is Fundamental Conference* A conference to educate,
discuss and take action on food-
systems topics and the many issues
surrounding food-systems' impacts
on the environment, people and
the economy. Workshops offered
on alternative eating practices and
conference participants will learn
about fun ways to eat responsibly Sept 25, 12:00 pm-27, 9:00
pm. •
Women's Volleyball • The team
will play a test match against
Zhejiang from China after a trip
to Okanagan. They will seek to
defend their national crown this
season.* Sept. 25, War Memorial
Gym, Time: TBD •
September 26
Canwest: Media Bully * Mordaca
Briemberg, Gordon Murray, and
Carel Mosiewitch talk about the
Canwest lawsuit launched against
them for satirizing The Vancouver
Sun and its support of the Israel
occupation of Palestine. • Friday,
September 26, 2008, 7:30 PM,
Rizome Cafe (317 E Broadway). By
donation. Information at www.
rhizomecafe.ca. •
In Conversation with Kim Campbell* Who better to discuss the
topic of women and leadership
than Canada's first female Prime
Minister? Join us for an inspirational evening as the Right Honourable Kim Campbell, returns to
her alma mater to sit down in conversation with Valerie Casselton,
executive editor of The Vancouver
Sun. • Sept 26, 4:30-6:00 pm,
Victoria Learning Theatre, Irving K
Barber Learning Centre •
jharthur@shaw.ca •
Eco-Art and Science Symposium •
A multidisciplinary panel discusses
the environment, with info booths,
art displays, readings by Canadian
environmental authors, and food
• Saturday & Sunday, September
27 - 28, 2008, Britannia Secondary
School field (1001 Cotton Drive).
Free admission. Information at
www.thecultch.com/ •
Day of Longboat • UBC REC
presents Day of Longboat, where
ten-man voyager canoe teams race
along the waters of beautiful Jericho Beach to a point where one
person leaps from the boat, collects a baton from the beach, and
then hops back into the boat. A
yearly tradition of UBC, definitely
not to be missed. • Sept. 27and
28, Jericho Sailing Centre (1300
Discovery Street) •
September 28
Taxes: Friend or Foe to Sustainability • The carbon tax has put
this issue squarely on the agenda
Come join a pro-con debate where
perspectives on taxation will be
put forward, including from UBC
Political Science Professor Kathryn
Harrison. This will be followed by a
ively public debate and responses
from Federal MP candidates
for Vancouver Centre including
Liberal MP Hedy Fry, Green Party's
Adrianne Carr and NDP's Michael
Byers. • Sept. 28 (Sunday), 7pm,
Robson Square (Theatre), free,
registration not required, more
information atwww.cstudies.ubc
ca/community/ •
September 25
k-os w/ Guests STUDENTS ONLY •
AMS Events Proudly Presents k-os
with Special Guests. This specia
campus performance is a huge underplay in the market, and we are
extremely excited to welcome him
back. Currently in town putting
the finishing touches on his next
album, we figured UBC students
should get the chance to experience one of his legendary live
shows in a tiny little club. This wil
be a very intimate performance
September 2/
Women's Field Hockey • The
hockey team will go against
Victoria after winning four straight
games. • Sept. 27, Wright Field,
2:00 pm •
Don't Play with Women's Rights
• Speakers Libby Davis, MP for
Vancouver East, Joyce Arthur from
the Abortion Rights Coalition of
Canada, and Penny Bain from
Women Against Violence Against
Women, lead a discussion on
women's reproductive rights and
the Conservative government. •
Saturday, September 27, 2008,
6:30 - 9:30 PM, YWCA Hotel (733
Beatty Street). For more information, contract 604-351-0867 or
September 29
Go Global Week* Are you thinking about spending a term abroad
and want to learn more about
Go Global programs? Or are you
a returned Go Global student
thinking about how to leverage
your international experience as
you apply for jobs? This one-week
event will showcase work, study,
and international service learning
opportunities available through Go
Global.* Sept 29 - Oct 3, 9:30 am
- 4:00 pm, all sessions are free but
registration is required for workshops and information sessions •
The Terry Project: Bridging the
Gap between Arts and Science at
UBC* The Terry Project was founded to enhance interdisciplinary
teaching and learning across the
Sciences and the Arts at UBC, with
a special focus on global issues
and global citizenship.* Sept29,
12:00 - 1:00 pm, Frederick Wood
Theatre, 6354 Crescent Road. •
October 2
Financial Literacy - What Does it
Really Mean?* This workshop wil
provide you with the first to begin
to build a sound financial plan so
that you focus on your academics
and not "stress out" about when
and how to pay your bills, your
credit card debts - to name a few.
Sept 30, 5:00 - 5:45 pm, Irving K.
Barber Learning Centre. •
Canada's Role in Combating
Global Poverty • UBC president
Stephen J. Toope gives a public
lecture on international relations
and human rights. • Thursday,
October 2, 2008, 5:30 PM, Liu Institute for Global Issues (6476 NW
Marine Drive). Free admission.
For more information, contact
604-732-0448, unacvancouver@
gmail.com. •
October 3
Women's Ice Hockey • The squad
will start the season with a double-
header against Alberta. Hopefully
the new arena will be available for
this game. • Oct. 3 &4, Thunderbird Arena, 7:30pm •
October 9
Men's Basketball • After a round
of pre-season games, they will play
a double header against Wilfrid
Laurier to warm up for their
upcoming season.* Oct. 9 & 11,
War Memorial Gym, 5:00 pm &
2:00 pm •
UBC Farm Market • Selling local,
organically grown produce from
Vancouver's last working farm
Get up early for your weekly bout
of nourishing soulful food and if
you're lucky, there will be a live
band playing there. • Ongoing
every Saturday. 9am-1pm. 6182
South Campus Road For more
info, go to www.landfood.ubc
ca/ubcfarm •
We want interesting
UBC-based events
in this space, if you
have one e-mail us at
even ts@ubyssey. ca
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Contributors
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their porno with Shun "Rufus" Endo and Kate Bar-
baria on Tower Beach when Goh Iromoto ran down
with the RCMR He attempted to have them arrested
for screaming too loudly on campus. Jorge Amigo
pointed out they weren't even on campus. Unfortunately for him, officers Nessa Aref and Paul Bucci had
tasers and were anxiousto use them.Brandon Adams
had brought Aaron Tarn, Keegan Bursaw, and Grace
Lau down to the beach.Vivian LukJustwatched.They
were shooting cannon balls at Justin McElroy while
he attemptedto spy on the residents of Wreck Beach
with his submarine's periscope.They were chased off
by Farha Khan and his merry band of ballerinas.Mark
Phelps jumped out ofthe ocean during the commotion and pulled Hereward Longley and Gerald Deo
under the surf. Henry Lebard and Trevor Record tried
to save them, but drowned.Trevor Melanson stood on
the rocks and laughed as they died while Victor Liang
threw rocks at the birds. Alyson Strike had enough
of the chaos and started to run up the stairs. Nima
Kashani stole her backpack.Joe Rayment chased her
down and ate her. Adam Leggett and Ricardo Bortolon rummaged among the dead bodies, looting all
the tampons they could find, while Dan Haves and
Pierce Nettling threw Kellan Higgins into the fire pit.
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NEWS I 3
Election 2008
lichael Byers at the NDP rally last Thursday, nima kashani photo/the ubyssey      Vancouver East Liberal candidate Ken Low and Liberal powerhouse Bob Rae. hereward longley photo/the ubyssey
Layton stumps with
Byers at NDP event
Byers concerned with homelessness
and affordable housing in Vancouver
by Farha Khan
News Writer
Michael Byers needs no introduction at UBC. A popular professor
of global politics and international law, he is also running
for parliament in the upcoming
election under the banner of the
NDP.
Last Thursday, during an
NDP rally in Byers's riding of
Vancouver Centre, Jack Layton
urged supporters to elect Byers,
describing him as an extraordinary young Canadian and
passionate thinker in Canada.
Layton said Byers is recognized
as one of the leading thinkers in
global politics.
"Byers has already had an
influence on foreign policy in
this country by charging some of
the most important discussions
about northern sovereignty,
climate change, and the law of
war. He is already building on an
optimistic scenario in Canada,"
Layton said.
Byers's latest book, Intent for
a Nation: What is Canada for? A
Relentlessly Optimistic Manifesto
for Canada's Role in the World
is probably the closest any voter
will come to understanding just
what Byers thinks about the current political climate Canadians
face.
Chapters of his book are
titled: "War Fighters or Peacekeepers? Afghanistan, Mission
Impossible"; "Climate Change:
Our Greatest Challenge"; and
"A True North Strong and
Free." The preface could be
part of a campaign speech,
speaking directly to Canadians
and his opposition: "Successive
Canadian governments have
failed to exercise leadership internationally. They have failed
to push for real and positive
change. They have underplayed
Canada's potential, content to
stand in the shadows or—worse
yet—to meekly follow the lead
of a powerful but uneasy neighbour, the USA.
"It is time to assert our his
torical independence and take
progressive action on the challenges facing Canada and the
world today."
Byers urged supporters to
think seriously about the crisis
of homelessness and affordable housing in Vancouver. Last
April he and two of his students
launched a human rights complaint before the United Nations
after he took them on a walking
tour ofthe Downtown Eastside.
Layton urged supporters
to re-think the current policy
of war in Afghanistan. He told
reporters following the rally his
most specific remarks on his
vision for Afghanistan since the
campaign began. "As prime minister I would make an immediate
decision to withdraw our troops
from Afghanistan safely and securely, working with the military
leadership.
"I would embark simultaneously on a diplomatic offensive
that would attempt to convince
global leaders, particularly key
leaders at the United Nations
and NATO and in the region using Canada's expertise in diplomacy to suggest that it's time for
a change in course.
"What we're seeing now is
not only a dramatic escalation
of costs well beyond what our
government has been telling the
Canadian people, but we've been
seeing an increase in soldiers'
deaths, in civilian deaths, in
poppy production, in corruption
and in the area of the country
which is simply no longer safe
even for aid and development,"
Layton said.
On Friday, former NDP premiers Bob Rae and Ujjal Dosanjh announced they are urging
voters to vote for the Liberals instead ofthe NDP or Green Party
to stop any chance of the Conservatives winning the federal
election. If Byers wants to win
his seat in parliament, he has
to convince voters not to vote
for Liberal MP Hedy Fry, who
has held the seat of Vancouver
Centre since 1993. "21
Liberals target
NDP at local rally
Bob Rae: "A vote for the NDP has
become a vote for Stephen Harper"
by Pierce Nettling
News Writer
Whoever said politics is always
local was a genius. Last Friday,
the federal Liberals had a community dinner for 1000 invited
guests in Chinatown. The keynote speaker of the night was
Ken Low, the Liberal candidate
for Vancouver East. However,
it wasn't necessarily Low that
brought the all-Chinese crowd to
the Floata Seafood Restaurant.
The former mayor and champion
of the Downtown Eastside Larry
Campbell was there, as was former Ontario NDP Premier and
current Liberal star Bob Rae.
In what is becoming increasingly common in many urban
ridings across Canada, the Liberals on stage spent the night
attacking the NDP instead of the
Conservative Party, with longtime Vancouver East MP Libby
Davies the target of their attacks.
Campbell began his speech with
strong praise for Davies, calling her "a friend," and said he
wouldn't be campaigning against
her if she was running for any
other party. But he argued that
the riding needed to be relevant
at the federal level—something
he claimed that hasn't been the
case since the NDP took the seat
in 1997.
The candidate that the crowd
was brought in to see, longtime
community organizer Ken Low,
spoke mostly to the crowd in
Cantonese, which appeared to
put both him and his audience
more at ease. When he did speak
in English, he spoke about his job
as being a civil engineer for the
City of Vancouver and his love
for the Downtown Eastside community. He tried to convince the
audience that the last time this
riding progressed as a community was when it voted Liberal in
1993. "Vancouver East put their
trust in a Liberal government,"
he said, adding "Libby Davies
has not done enough to bring
change to our community."
After Low, it was Bob Rae's
turn to rally the crowd to the
Liberal cause. Rae said that
Prime Minister Stephen Harper
"has failed to maintain a relationship with the government
of China." This remark got the
crowd's attention, as the Harper
government has taken a stronger
and more controversial stance
against the human rights abuses
of the Chinese government. Rae
went on to tell the crowd that voting for the Greens or the NDP was
not an option. He continued with
strong rhetoric against the NDP,
saying "the NDP has defeated all
the progressive measures that
we introduced in government,"
and finished his speech with "a
vote for the NDP has become a
vote for Stephen Harper."
In a press briefing after the
event, Rae furthered his comments, saying "Stephen Harper
is the first prime minister to not
show any interest in Asia." When
asked if his presence on the
national campaign trail could
overshadow Stephane Dion's
national message, he assailed
Stephen Harper's style of governance saying "running a government is not a one man team."
In a response from the Davies campaign, campaign manager Rob Sutherland called the
Liberal attacks by Bob Rae a "bit
perplexing, and certainly not a
genuine attempt to discuss real
facts or issues." He went on to
say that the attacks on the NDP
were "desperate charades" and
were trying to prevent an "impending disaster" of the Liberal
party nationally.
What made this an awkward
family get together was that it
showcased the quagmire that
the federal Liberals are in ideologically in British Columbia—at
what was an eventto rally support for Ken Low, there was a
former COPE mayor, a former
NDP premier and to top it off,
Larry Campbell brought along
Raymond Louie, the prominent
Vision Vancouver politician.
If this was 1992, this would
have been a great NDP rally. The
only problem with this picture was
that most of the crowd was wearing buttons of the right-wing local
political party, the Non-Partisan
Association. So itwas no shock that
when Larry Campbell announced
Vision Vancouver councillor Raymond Louie to the audience, awkward silence reigned and Larry
Campbell seemed flustered at the
tepid response. The somewhat
bizarre assortment of local politicians supporting the Liberals did
not go unnoticed by the NDP, as
Sutherland attacked the Liberals'
"obvious support for the [right-
wing] NPA," as pro of that the "real
progressive party in Canada is the
New Democratic Party."
What was supposed to be a
rally for a federal riding candidate
turned into an event that was indicative of the confused nature of
the Liberal brand in Vancouver.
The invited guests Friday night
may have seemed more interested
in their food than hearing a Liberal party campaign message. But
it also proved the point that when
it comes to British Columbia,
politicis certainly makes strange
bedfellows. \a 4 | NEWS
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gets positive
reaction
Concordia University blocks
hard-wired computers from
site, leaves wireless access alone
Facebook is banned on desktops at Concordia, goh iromoto photo/the ubyssey
by Sarah Tooth
The Link (Concordia University)
MONTREAL (CUP)-Concordia
University students in Montreal
let out a collective sigh of relief
when the school's Facebook ban
proved to be less extensive than it
first appeared.
The ban on the popular website, implemented for the 2008-09
academic school year, is limited
to hard-wired computers on the
Concordia network. Concordia's
Instructional and Information
Technology Services (IITS) says
it's a much-needed measure in
order to ensure the reliability and
performance of Concordia's Internet service.
Andrew McAusland, associate
vice-president of Concordia's IITS,
says it's not as bad as some students have made it outto be. While
Facebook can not be accessed from
any hard-wired school computer,
connecting through a wireless access point remains unrestricted.
"[Facebook] has not under any
circumstance been banned," he
said. "[Wireless] access to that service is completely undiminished."
McAusland says the risk of
jeopardizing the entire university's network is too high. Facebook,
known for its virus-riddled applications, could affect all of the
university's 50,000 users.
"All ofthe university's business
is transacted on the core network,"
McAusland said, and highlighted
IITS' mandate to "protect the integrity of that network."
Morgan Krout, a first year
leisure sciences major, says it's
a precaution he understands
completely.
"Students are supposed to be
doing work while they are in the
labs anyway, and I think we all
know what a distraction Facebook
can be," he said.
Sarah Rogers, a third year biology student, says the initial ban
announcement was a scare she
wasn't prepared for. "[Facebook]
is the easiest way for me to keep
in touch with my cousin who lives
in Vermont," she said. Rogers, like
several other Concordia students,
logs onto the site frequently to
check messages, which "became
an everyday ritual for me."
Larissa Dutil, Concordia's Coop Bookstore manager, says the
ban scare made her realize Face-
book was more than just a social
utility, and opened her eyes to how
useful and integral to her business
Facebook is.
"Over the past six months we
really began to use Facebook to
promote what we do [and] reach
out to our members," she said.
"Facebook is a really powerful
method in community organizing,
and getting people mobilized."
Dutil says Facebook not only
provided a free method to promote awareness of the bookstore
business, but was also a powerful
way to encourage community activism and recruit new people.
"We have gotten so many volunteers through Facebook," she
said.
While Facebook may never
again be accessible from school
computers, McAusland assures
Concordia students will always
be able to access the beloved
website.
"I would never ban it," McAusland said. \a SEPTEMBER 23, 2008
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NEWS I ;
War resisters rally puts pressure on Harper
Events held in 20 cities across Canada to raise profile of imprisoned modern-day draft dodgers
by Victor Liang
News Writer
On September 13, the War
Resisters Support Campaign
(WRSC) took to the steps of
the Vancouver Art Gallery for
a pan-Canadian rally protesting the deportation of US Iraq
War resisters. Rallies were held
across the country in 20 different cities, including major
cities like Montreal, Ottawa and
St. John's.
With the rallies, the WRSC
hoped to draw attention to the
situation of US Iraq War resisters in Canada. Robin Long, who
resided in BC until recently
deported in July, and was subsequently sentenced to 15
months in jail with a dishonourable discharge by the US Army.
According to WRSC Vancouver
coordinator Sarah Bjorknas,
despite constant public support
and a recent majority vote in
parliament supporting sanctuary for war resisters and calling
for a halt to all deportations,
the Conservative government
refuses to act.
"[War resisters] are more
relevant than ever in Canada.
By not supporting them, the
Canadian government is exposing more of its contempt for
our history and tradition of trying to be a mediator, broker of
peace, and a political refuge,"
said Bjorknas.
"[The Canadian public]
strongly believes that Canada
has a particular valuable role to
play in the world and that [the
recent deportation of Long], the
ongoing war in Afghanistan and
the rising military spending signals a huge change of direction
that they do not support," she
continued.
Canada has a history of accepting American war refugees
that goes as far back as the
American Revolution in the 18th
century. The Vietnam War was
the biggest display of Canada's
accommodation to draft dodgers. Thousands of army deserters poured into the country to
escape service or protest the
war.
According to Richard Price,
associate professor of political
science at UBC, it is clear that
Canada is not the refuge it was
in the days of the Vietnam War
and that is a direct result of
the Conservative government's
current relationship with the
United States. "Because the
Harper government sees itself,
ideologically, fairly aligned with
the Bush administration—much
more so than a liberal government would—it doesn't want to
do things that the Bush government would easily perceive as a
Supporters of war resisters rally two weekends ago at the Vancouver Art Gallery, jorge amigo photo/the ubyssey
Its certainly much more
restrictive under the
Harper government.
—Richard Price, UBC Professor
tweak against its policy in Iraq,"
said Price.
While the plight of war resisters has garnered significant
attention in the Canadian media and helped change the Canadian public's view of war, it
is arguable whether it is having
the same effect in the US. "Most
[war resisters] do these things
in very good conscience and of
course if they don't leave the
United States they face various
kinds of penalties in the US,"
said Professor Kal Holsti, also
of the UBC political science department. "But this makes it inherently difficult for American
war resisters to have any effect
at all if they go to other countries, because most Americans
sort of regard them as traitors.
Since Canada rarely makes any
kind of news whatsoever in
the United States, the fact that
there are a few American war
resisters is not even known by
Americans, and if they are not
influential in the American
media they essentially have no
effect."
Both Price and Holsti agree
that people are going to have to
mobilize on a larger scale for
things to change.
"Isolated protesters of this
type haven't produced the kind
of pressure on government
to produce change because it
hasn't mobilized to a mass social movement that can harm
them at the polls," Price added.
With the upcoming election, the goal of the WRSC is to
ensure that voters are aware of
the fact that the Conservatives
are the only party who oppose
war resisters.
"The Conservative government is ignoring the issue of
war resisters...that is a very arrogant act. Members of Parliament represent their constituents and if they aren't willing
to speak to them and listen
to them, then they shouldn't
be representing them," said
Bjorknas.
The offices of Stephen
Harper and Immigration Minister Diane Finley could not be
reached for comment by press
time. VI
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September 23,2008 | Page 11
Last second mistake costs T-Birds a win
UBC loses critical game on mental mistake by quarterback
by Mark Phelps
Sports Writer
The fans were screaming, and the
scene was set. Needing a field goal
to win, the Thunderbirds drove
down the field in the final minutes
of the game. All they needed was
to stop the clock, and let red-hot
kicker Shawn Mclssac kick the ball
through the uprights for a third
consecutive victory. But somehow,
they snatched defeat from the jaws
of victory.
Looking to improve their
playoff chances, the UBC Thunderbirds dropped a close game,
18-16, to the previously winless
Regina Rams after a last-second
clock management error. With
12.6 seconds left in the game,
UBC had the ball on the Regina
21-yard line. There appeared to
be plenty of time on the clock for
UBC to bring kicker Shawn Mclssac into the game to attempt
the game-winning field goal.
Instead of kicking the field goal
however, UBC lost focus at the
worst possible time, and tried to
run one last play before the field
goal attempt. The result? Running back Dave Boyd took the
ball on a short running play as
time expired, and UBC walked
away with their second defeat of
the season.
"With 12.6 seconds left, the
plan was to get one more play
off and then kick the field goal,"
stunned UBC head coachTed Goveia admitted shortly after the game.
Goveia appeared to put the blame
on quarterback Marc McVeigh,
saying that he "should have had an
eye on the clock, but he's a young
kid and he's still learning how to
play the position."
The T-Birds dominated the
previously winless Regina Rams
early in the game. In the first quarter McVeigh connected with freshman sensation Spencer Betts on
an 84-yard touchdown pass. UBC
scored 13 unanswered points to
begin the game, and looked in
position to control the Rams, who
went into the game winless, for
the rest of the way.
Regina stormed back in the
second quarter scoring 12 straight
points, but it could have been
worse. After a pass interference
call against the T-Birds in their
own end zone, Regina needed only
a 1-yard run for a touchdown, but
the UBC defence forced a critical
fumble and the T-Birds were able
to recover the ball. On the next Regina possession, the Rams looked
poised to take the lead until UBC's
Alex Babalos was able to intercept
the Regina quarterback at the
UBC 5-yard line. Despite the UBC
offence looking stagnant for most
ofthe half, the defence was able to
preserve a 13-12 first half lead.
A turning point in the game
came on the last play of the first
half, when UBC's big play star,
Birds' offensive line opens up some space for the running back to produce big gains, aaron tam photo/the ubyssey
Spencer Betts, was forced to leave
the game with a concussion. After
being tackled hard during a punt
return, he did not play in the second half. And it seemed to have
an adverse affect on the T-Birds,
as the offence sputtered down the
stretch.
The second half was a defensive struggle as neither team was
able to find the end zone. The T-
Birds managed a field goal early in
the second half, pushing their lead
to 16-12. Despite another "bend
but don't break" half from UBC's
defensive unit, the Regina Rams
were able to take the lead, 18-16,
midway though the fourth quarter
after consecutive field goals, and
were able to escape with their first
victory ofthe season.
Despite    the    heartbreaking
defeat, the Thunderbirds sit at
2-2 for the season and are in a
four-way tie for second place in
the Canada West conference. Next
up for UBC is an away game next
Saturday against the 2-2 Calgary
Dinos. The next home game for
the T-Birds will be the 31st annual
Shrum Bowl, October 9th at 7pm,
against the cross-town rival SFU
Clan. ^
Men's Hockey team splits weekend with SAIT
After blowout victory, team loses momentum in second game
by Henry Lebard
Sports Writer
The T-Bird Men's Ice Hockey team
split this weekend's doubleheader
pre-season opener, against the
South Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) Trojans. After witnessing the first game on Friday, one
might say that two different Thunderbird teams showed up—the
first match was won by UBC, 7-1,
and the second by SAIT, 3-2.
The first game started with a
positive energy from the offence.
Thunderbird forward Matt Allen
put in a rebound off a pad save to
the left of the Trojans' netminder
just 21 seconds into the first
period. It was a sign of things to
come for the Thunderbird squad,
most of whom were energetic and
standing up on the bench.
After the first ten minutes of
play the penally stat sheet seemed
filled. Nearly the whole first half of
the period was played with a manpower advantage or disadvantage
for each squad. Despite this, the
Birds were able to put in their second goal down one player.
At this point in the game, UBC
looked like the cleaner team. They
were finishing their hits and putting passes right on the tape.
In the final two minutes of the
first period, there were two goals
scored—one coming on a power
play by UBC and the next at even
strength for the Trojans with just
15 seconds to play. After the first
period, UBC had outshot SAIT
16-6. However, the second period
was a different story when the Tro-
Birds defenceman gets treatment after having been injured during a vicious tackle, keegan bursaw photo/the ubyssey
jans "came out firing," according
to head coach Milan Dragicevic.
Each team was held scoreless in
the 2nd period even though the Trojans and Thunderbirds fired 16
and 15 shots on goal respectively.
Killing two five-on-three SAIT
power plays was "huge" for the
Birds, Dragicevic said. "It's the
little things we do in practice that
work....Sticking with the system
is very important, and that's
something we stress." UBC's
hard-hitting players didn't miss
their bodychecks either, as they
slammed the Trojans against the
boards time after time.
The third period was a big
turnaround from the second for
the squad, as they were able to
keep the Trojans at bay. SAIT managed no shots on goal in the third
until the 13th minute.
The scoring in the third period
came in bunches for the Thunderbirds as two goals were scored
within seconds of each other. They
tallied four goals in the final 20
minutes and were in high spirits
after the game.
"We were finding the seams
and making good choices," said
Dragicevic. "Our fore-checkers did
their jobs and guys did what they
were asked to do. The first-year
guys were vocal, in a good way."
Dragicevic also said that he and
his staff weren't pleased with the
bad penalties they took in the first
couple of periods and the difference showed in the third period.
Saturday's game was quite
different from Friday's—UBC had
less energy throughout the second
game as they had in the first.
UBC lit the red lamp first again,
this time on a power play two and
a half minutes into the game. After going down two skaters due to
penalties and keeping SAIT at bay,
UBC scored short-handed at the
8:16 mark to make the score 2-0.
The first ten minutes of Saturday's game were like Friday's as
players were filing in and out ofthe
penalty box for various calls. Late
in the first period, a SAIT player
was given a five-minute major and
game-misconduct for boarding. As
he left, he had a few choice words
for the Birds bench. Killing the
long UBC power play gave the Trojans the boost they needed going
into the first intermission.
SAIT scored just two minutes
into the second period making the
score 2-1 and thereafter a UBC
player was in the penalty box for
ten minutes after being given a
misconduct penally. The Trojans
scored their second goal on the
manpower advantage to tie the
game off of a deflected blue-line
shot and took the lead just seconds
later, giving the sparse SAIT faithful something to cheer about.
SAIT's bench was pumped as
the Thunderbirds, comprised of
14 first-year players, were reeling. There was no goalie change
in this game. Francois Thuot, who
started, was given the nod to play
the full 60 minutes. Even though
SAIT managed just six shots on
net in the second period of play,
all six missed the net.
In the final 20 minutes, UBC
looked frantic at times, giving
loose passes and not being able
to control the puck for extended
periods of time. They didn't show
skating superiority in this affair
and looked weak by not finishing
their checks. The Birds made a
final push in the last minute, pulling their goalie for a sixth skater.
Their efforts came to no avail and
the SAIT bench bellowed with joy
as the horn sounded signifying the
end ofthe game.
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until the season-opener on October 17, when they play Alberta at
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Oust Dinos to extend
winning streak to three
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by Shun Endo
Sports Editor
Though the mischievous looking clouds hovered to create a
negative atmosphere on the new
home field, the Birds dismissed
the Calgary Dinos with two striking goals in the second half on
Saturday. The third straight win
puts the squad in first place in
the Canada West and a step closer to defending their national
championship.
The afternoon seemed to
drag the Birds down as they started fairly slowly without creating
significant chances in the first 15
minutes. The team dominated
the Dinos by constantly having
possession of the ball as players
started to find their rhythm,
Then gradually, both attacking midfieldersjorge Angel-Mira,
and Marco Visintin came close to
the net but failed to convert finishing chances. Frustrated with
the situation, co-captain Graham
Smith ran out from midfield and
took an angle shot inside the
penalty box, but the ball missed
just wide. After the first period,
the question was whether the
Birds could score or not.
Though struggling to strike
the first punch, head coach Mike
Mosher was still confident in his
team.
"I felt that the team was creating enough chances to score."
The team didn't betray Mosher.
The Birds held full possession
and utilized their side tactic
from both ends to create finish
ing chances. Visintin came close
to breaking the stalemate with
a wide-open shot produced by
a cross, but he slipped onto the
ground before having an opportunity to strike
While the offensive side was
facing a wall, the defence was
having no problem resisting the
Dinos' offence. Led by Smith,
Calgary only had a few decisive
moments against the rock solid
squad. "The team showed a solid
performance, especially the
defence." Mosher praised the defence squad that could be boasted
as the best in Canada West.
After a minute or two from
Visintin's crucial chance, the
game finally made a turn when
first-year Sebastian Crema
squeezed a cross from Ryan
Reynolds into the net. From then
on, there were no doubts about
the consistency of the Birds.
Mosher commanded a press
throughout the game and Smith
made the final statement by
beautifully heading a corner kick
into the top left ofthe goal.
The defence then blanked the
Dinos, which resulted to their
fourth straight shutout. It was
a game where the team proved
their strength and domination in
their league.
"With this field, we are really capable of building our
brand of soccer." Mosher looks
optimistic as he approaches
the second half of their season.
The Birds will be playing at Saskatchewan this Friday to extend
their streak. \a SEPTEMBER 23, 2008
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PERSPECTIVES     13
Perspectives
Actions speak louder
than name changes
The costs outweigh the benefits when it
comes to changing the name of the AMS
by Brandon J Adams, Esq.
Columnist
If you were to ask Alma Mater Society President Mike Duncan how
to politically engage students,
his answer would be straightforward: it's all in the name.
In other words, the AMS Executive seems to think undergrads
are too stupid to realize that the
AMS is our school's undergraduate student society.
Now admittedly "Alma Mater
Society" isn't the clearest name;
"Undergraduate Society" might
be a little clearer. This would
eliminate some frosh week confusion, but the change wouldn't
be worth the costs.
Even if the price tag isn't
monumental, when it's paid for
with student fees, every penny
counts. Recent AMS staff pay-
raises and SUB upgrade spending are already drawing plenty of
cash taken from cash-strapped
students—spending further
cash with the hopes of increasing "student engagement" is
irresponsible.
A name change wouldn't end
with a few surveys and a jigging
of letterhead—most of signage
in the SUB would be have to be
updated, posters would have to
be redesigned and reprinted,
the latest AMS logo would need
to be re-revised, and, of course,
the newly renamed student
society would likely launch a
campaign to  inform students
across the campus about the
name change.
This costly re-branding might
be understandable if it only happened once a decade, but less
than a year ago, then AMS President Jeff Friedrich launched another campagin to rebrand the
AMS to increase student engagement: a new logo for the AMS.
Naturally this new logo
required the AMS to update
websites, signage, and posters
across campus. As for the new
logo's results? As far as I can see,
student involvement in the AMS
is still abysmally low. Would
another branding change suddenly reverse student apathy?
I don't think that question even
deserves answering.
Maybe the Alma Mater Society should focus on issues
students actually care about:
student fees, transit, commuter
concerns, and housing, instead
of trying to find an easy fix to
their irrelevance. \a
No such thing as
an equity gulag
by Joe Rayment
Perspectives Editor
Last week we ran an editorial
in support of the AMS's equity
officers and someone posted a
friendly translation of the article
on our website:
"Students are not just here to
be educated about physics or history. Rather their personalities
and beliefs must be moulded to
meet the political expectations
of the times. Soviet-style party
members (excuse me, 'Equity
[Officers]') will be present at all
AMS events to ensure political
compliance."
I'd like to set the record
straight: The Ubyssey is not, as far
as I know, pro-Soviet re-education.
It's easy to attack the equity
officers—Orwell gave us all the
rhetoric to do so, and for much
of the 20th century, we needed
it. The Soviet Union collapsed
though. And China...we don't talk
about China. We're in Canada,
where basic principles of equality are protected even above
free speech. We don't agree on
much—we don't have to—but
equity is at the foundation of today's Canada. The ambassadors
are apolitical, or at least their
intentions are.
The point of the equity officers
is to give people a course of action
to take if they feel discriminated
against—a course that doesn't
involve yelling, arguing that what
just happened was, yes, discrimination, and discussing the merits
of a particular person's discrimination street cred ("some of my
best friends are..."). Or that's
the value I see in it, at least—the
separation of one person diffuses
what can easily become an inflammatory situation.
And, obviously, it gives an
option for people who don't like
creating inflammatory situations.
None of this will be enacted
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Getting off your high horse with the NDP
Ifyou're a fan of maturity, then you've probably been disappointed
by this federal election. In one corner, the Conservative Party of
Canada. When their war room isn't putting up online ads that show a
bird taking a shit on Stephane Dion, candidates are jokingly wishing
the death of an opposition MP.
The Liberals aren't much better. So far, their defence is pretending that their one bold policy statement—the Green Shift—was a crazy
idea that all of us imagined. Their offence is telling the world that
Stephen Harper is a bad scary evil man, a strategy that worked wonders for them last time.
You would think that out of this leadership vacuum might rise the
New Democratic Party, what with a strong set of centre-left policies,
and a leader who can actually inspire a crowd. You would be wrong.
Take the resignation of local NDP candidates Kirk Tousaw and
Dana Larsen. Earlier this month, Tousaw, a former campaign director ofthe provincial Marijuana Party, was nominated here in Vancouver-Quadra. Larsen, himself the former editor of Cannabis Culture
Magazine, was nominated in West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast-Sea to
Sky Country. In the past week however, both of them have "resigned,"
after realizing that they would be a "distraction" for the NDP in the
election.
Of course, that's not really what happened. What happened was
that a few old videos surfaced on the Internet showing the two candidates enjoying our provincial pastime, and that was the effective
end of their candidacy. Because to the NDP, it's completely fine to
advocate for the legalization of marijuana, but it's not fine to actually,
you know, light up. At least when the camera is rolling.
Even somebody blitzed out of their mind can figure out the hypocrisy here. The NDP fully knew the backgrounds of these two candidates, and did nothing to stop them from attaining the nomination.
But lately, sensing an opportunity to supplant the Liberals as alternative to Harper in many parts of Canada, they decided they needed to
pull an Eliza Doolittle and appear respectable to the middle class.
This leaves the NDP in the peculiar position of supporting InSite, decriminalization of marijuana and a less militaristic approach toward
drugs, while ousting any candidates who have lit a joint.
It's always been the NDP's problem at the federal level. Sometimes they want to be the conscience of the nation, taking bold
stances on big issues, saying what many privately think but are too
timid to publicly advocate, and appearing principled and honourable
even when 75 per cent of the country disagrees with them. Other
times, they yearn for respectability, have visions of slightly enhanced
legislative power, and blatantly pander to the centre of the political
spectrum. And all ofthe time, they appear laughably hypocritical and
unfit to govern or lecture the country, precisely because of a never-
ending identity crisis.
So kudos to you, NDP. We were getting worried there for a moment that you guys might actually appear halfway mature this election. But hey, if in three weeks from now, some UBC students still
want to get high in the morning and vote Layton in the afternoon, you
won't have a problem with that, will you? \j
These are my un-favourite things
The Ubyssey collectively hates:
1. The lack of student consultation on campus. Why does almighty
UBC hand everything down to us from on high?
2. Old people.
3. Buses that stop running at midnight, and especially ones that stop
running not much later. On the plus side though, a late-night stroll
down the university golf course is very pleasant.
4. High tuition for international students that has been rising for
over five consecutive years.
5. Lack of green space.
6. A certain news editor asking people to write the joke edit.
7. Not being able to go into the clock tower anytime we want.
8. Dodging every puddle.
9. Getting poked in the eye by wayward umbrellas.
10. Cars that drive around during class change.
11. Buses that drive past us despite having lots of room at the back.
12. Beer goggles.
13. Whiskey dick.
14. Whiskey clitoris.
15. "Sustainability."
16. People who are rude and bitchy.
17. The fact that the campus closes at 8pm.
18. That weird box under your facebook photo.
19. New facebook.
20. Parents who saddle their kids with too much responsibility.
21. Hel-fucking-vetica.
22. Flash interfaces.
23. Those people at shows who try and elbow their way to the front
halfway through a set.
24. The way your voice sounds different inside your head then out.
25. The fact that Pluto was ever a planet.
26. People who eat and leave their disgusting garbage on the table.
2 7. People who pretend not to hate things.
28. Getting rejected.
29. When the girl is "preggers."
30. Plant Ops vans that drive right down the fucking sidewalk.
31. Happy people.
32. Not being in love.
33. Being in love.
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Streeters
Would you vote for a politician who smoked marijuana?
Balraj Parhar
Science 3
"As long they had
reasons behind doing
it...you know everyone tries it once in
while, but if they had
a clear stance on it,
like if they said 'we
support legalizing
it or we don't'... It
all depends, I guess,
on the situation. I
personally wouldn't
just write it off just
like that."
Danielle Burton
Arts 2
"Because I don't
really think smoking
pot on the job,
which obviously
they're not doing,
is really affecting
their ability to lead.
So, if they have
good ideas, that
would be the only
reason that I would
not vote for them
or vote for them.
Just based solely on
their position."
Eric Liu
Science 1
"No, totally...
because it proves
that they're irresponsible... well
not really. That
was my first intuition. But, well, if
someone smoked
pot, well this person would be like
a key figure right?
So, I dunno, public
figures?"
Laura Tammpere
Arts 1
"Well if they
had something
good to say.
I'd consider it.
It wouldn't be
defining. "
Vikki Cheng
Education 1
"I think what's
important is the
current behavior...I don't
think that if you
smoked pot
as a teenager,
you would be
unfit to serve in
parliament."
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