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 the Ubyssey
Loose at Nanoose
Langara protesters arrested
By Peter MacDougall
Six Langara College students
will go to court this January after
voicing their concern about weapons testing at Nanoose Bay.
Members of the Langara Peace
Committee, the Nanoose Conversion Campaign, and other peace
advocates blocked the entrance to
the Canadian Forces Maritime
Experimental and Test Range at
Nanoose Bay on Vancouver Island.
All 18 were arrested by
Parksville RCMP. The October 26
action was part of the United
Nations International Disarmament Week.
The protestors have several
reasons for risking arrest at the
Nanoose Bay action. "The testing
of nuclear weapons isa violation of
constitutional rights? said Sue
Moore, coordinator of the Langara
Peace and Disarmament Committee. "The constitution states that
people have a right to security and
the testing frightens people and
violates that right? said Moore.
Students at Langara play an active role in the disarmament
movement. "The peace committee
is the largest on campus and students have decided that these issues are important? she said.
Nanoose Bay is a Canadian
forces naval weapons testing base.
It is the subject of a treaty with the
US that was signed in 1965 and
was most recently renewed last
year. It is regularly visited by US
ships and submarines, some of
Forum misses mark
SASKATOON (CUP)
The 2 million dollar extravaganza in Saskatoon was everything students expected it to be.
It was a meeting of minds, but
not a changing of minds. It was an
attempt to placate students and
other groups who were making too
much noise about under-funding,
restricted access and poor conditions. It was an orgy of wide-eyed
theorizing about a nebulous future and a diversion tactic from
the real and solvable problems of
the present.
But it was, as expected, a good
start.
The National Forum on Post
Secondary Education in Saskatoon this week brought together
for the first time both levels of government as well as over 600 repre
sentatives of business, labour,
special interest groups, university
and college administrators, faculty, and students.
The more then 50 student
participants gave varied analyses.
"It was much better than I
thought it would be? said Graham
Flack, a Dalhousie University
student who sat on the Forum's
planning committee.
"There was always the danger
that certain groups would walk
out: like labour, or francophones
or students? said Flack. "But we
found some central ground, and I
think people really listened to
each other. The participants did
not necessarily agree but they now
appreciate each other's positions
on the issues."
see page 3 'Forum'
Socreds match funds
VICTORIA (CUP)
The provincial government
will match private sector donations to post-secondary scholarships and bursaries said minister
of advanced education and job
training Stan Hagen last Wednesday.
Though college and university representatives from across
B.C. are pleased to be rewarded for
their fundraising efforts, some are
critical of the government's tactics.
"I really wish they'd get away
from these small programs and get
back to what was quite a good
system of guaranteed scholarships and bursaries to students
without strings? said Paul
Ramsay, president of the College
Institute Instructor's Association.
"(It's) a hell of a lot easier for
students...rather than students
having to arrange a financial portfolio tofinance their education?he
said.
Ramsay said the decision puts
pressure on colleges and universities, some of which don't have the
fundraising facilities to compete
with larger institutions for private
sector money. He also said the announcement means administrators will have to divert more attention to fund raising, pulling them
away from other important tasks.
"It's more trouble than it's
Volume 70. Number 19
worth? said Canadian Federation
of Students Pacific researcher
Rosanne Morin. "We would rather
see a good needs-based, non-repayable student assistance program instead of these piece-meal
small programs? she said.
Morin said since enrollment is
up this year because of small improvements to the student loan
program, the money would be better spent on core post-secondary
education funding.
Byron Hender, financial
awards director at the University
of British Columbia, is pleased
with the announcement.
"I think it is an excellent
idea," he said, adding that the idea
has been used to attract funding to
colleges and universities in Alberta.
"It's $2 million more than
yesterday? he said. Hender said
the endowment to an institution is
like a bond, leaving the recipient
university or college to spend the
private and government money as
income.
But CFS chair Rob Clift said
relying on private sector donations to determine government
funding of scholarships and bursaries is potentially dangerous.
"If we go into a recession, no
one is going to want to be giving
money away to colleges and universities? said Clift.
which are nuclear powered and
may carry nuclear weapons.
NCC spokesperson Daniel
Kay said the action coincided with
others in the Soviet Union,
Czechoslovakia, Poland and
Ethiopia as part of the "Peace
Wave" campaign. The action was
also in support of "a call by the
New York based group Mobilization for Survival, for direct action
against weapons testing ranges
and weapons manufacturers,"
said Kay. The Nanoose Bay action
was staged" to demonstrate
Canada's role in the nuclear weapons and power industry.
"The Nanoose Bay base is
mainly used for testing anti-submarine warfare, which is probably
the next major weapons theatre
until SDI is fully developed? said
said. "By allowing the US to test
weapons at Nanoose Bay, Kay
said? Canada is helping to intensify the development of this theatre? he said.
The people who were arrested
are scheduled to appear in court on
January 14. At that time all 18 will
enter pleas.
Tim Leaden, lawyer for the
group, said that if the plea is
guilty, the case will be dealt with
on the same day. If the plea entered is 'not guilty, the case will go
to trial. Moore said the group will
likely enter "a plea of innocence to
get a trial." If found guilty the 18
each face a maximum jail sentence
of six months or a fine.
The main concerns of the NCC
are to convert the Nanoose Bay
base from military to civilian use,
said Moore. The campaign is also
worried about the possibility of
nuclear accidents. "The NCC has
been trying for the past 18 months
to gain information from the US
navy about their emergency response plans in case of a nuclear
accident? said Moore.
So far there has been no response.
Ken Casson, administrative
officer for the CFMETR said that
there are contingency plans made
available by both the US and
Canada in the case of an accident
involving nuclear weapons or nuclear powered vessels. "It is official
policy that these plans are not
available to the public", he said.
The Nanoose Bay base has been
visited by a US submarine that
has leaked radioactive water, said
Kay.
"The Hawkbill, a nuclear
powered Thresher class hunter-
killer submarine leaked, radioactive water in 1979 and again in
1980," said Kay. The leaks did not
occur at Nanoose Bay but they
illustrate the potential dangers
involved, said Kay.
A pause for reflection
mandel ngan photo
McGill administration stumbles while
dancing the anti-apartheid waltz
MONTREAL (CUP)- It's three
steps forward and one step backward for McGill University's policy on divestment from South Africa.
While the university's Board
of Governers decided two years
ago to dispose of all stocks it holds
from corporations with ties to
South Africa, McGill has also acquired shares in three new companies.
The three companies are
Canadian Occidental, Pan Canadian Petroleum and CP Limited.
Student representatives of
the Board of Governors were told
stocks in the three companies
were either gifts or acquired "by
mistake".
There's no doubt they've gotten out of a lot of companies," said
Gwen Schulman, a member of the
McGill Southern Africa
Commitee. "But it's dampened by
the fact they (have stock) in three
new companies with ties to South
Africa. It's hypocrisy. It shows
that they're not divesting for
moral reasons?
The Committee to Advise in
Matters of Social Responsibility
oversees McGiU's divestment
process. But the committee reviews companies only after McGill
has already invested in them.
"They've got to set up a
mechanism so this doesn't happen? said Shulman. "That they
are able to make new investments
two years after they passed this
resolution shows that there is
something seriously wrong."
Sheila Sheldon Collier, secretary of the McGill Board of Governors, said a report by the CAMSR
to the Board will be delayed. "It's
because they're not ready, the
secretary didn't write up the reports.
"We're not sure where we're
at, this is an on-going thing? Col
lier said. "It never stops unless all
companies have stopped investment in South Africa."
"If we can find out in a couple
of days whether the companies
have shares in South Africa, than
certainly the committee can find
out," said Shulman. "It's no mystery."
The Southern Africa Committee protested against the divestment policy by setting up a small
shanty outside the McGill administration building two weeks ago.
The demonstration was
scheduled to coincide with the
October meeting of the McGill
Board of Governors. The shanty
was removed shortly after the
demonstration ended.
"We didn't want the cleaning
staff to have to clean it up," said
Shulman. "If the Board had had to
clean it up we probably would have
left it there."
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Page 2
THE UBYSSEY
November 10, 1987 Duke's wins court costs from AMS
By Ross McLaren
Duke's Gourmet Cookies
can have their cookies and eat
them too after the cookie company successfully fought eviction from SUB.
Duke's took the AMS to
court, first in January 1986,
after the AMS told Duke's to
vacate "possession of the premises".
The AMS said Duke's failed
to exercise a two year option on
Duke's contract because the
company did not provide written notice.
Duke's argued in court that
they had a verbal agreement to
renew with the AMS. Duke's
cited on-going negotiations
with the AMS to let Duke's
expand into the Box Office area
in SUB lower concourse as an
indication that a verbal notice
had been given.
The Supreme court ruled in
favor of Duke's. After the AMS
appealed, the Appeals Court of
B.C. ruled in Duke's favour.
The AMS director of finance Don Isaak said the court
battle was an "economic thing".
"It's strictly economics.
We're trying to take over because we would make more
money baking (cookies) ourselves? said Isaak.
But Duke's co-owner Andrew
Markus is furious at the AMS. "It's
kind of weird that you can't do
business on a handshake or a
word. I think the AMS' actions are
not done in the course of business,"
said Andrew Markus.
"I wish someone in the AMS
would stand up and say Tm responsible'. Is this the way the AMS
does business?? Markus asked.
AMS president Rebecca
Nevraumont characterized
Markus's complaints as "political
manipulation".
"Duke's was content to negotiate with Charles Redden (AMS
Business Manager), but when it is
evident they are not going to get
anywhere they go to The Ubyssey? said Nevraumont.
Isaak said the AMS receives
over thirty thousand dollars in
rent from Duke's gross income and
believes that if the AMS runs a
similar operation it would also
expect to make $30,000 a year.
Markus said if the AMS took
over the operation then the quality
of the operation would suffer.
"If the AMS had a monopoly in
SUB they would do what they
want. For instance, they could
only keep Tortellini's open at night
to increase Tort's profits? Markus
said.
Now you see them, now you don't. The Duke's UBC franchise will crumble in two years.
Sask
newspaper
re-funded
SASKATOON (CUP) Funding
to the University of Saskatchewan student newspaper,
the Sheaf, was reinstated October 29, one week after the student council had decided to
withhold student monies from
the paper.
The council voted 21 to 1 in
favor of reversing an earlier decision to withhold the Sheafs
budgeted quarterly funding of
$14,125. But the council voted
unanimously in favor of forming a committee to identify possible areas of improvement for
the paper.
"This whole thing was a
bad attempt by the USSU executive to undermine The
Sheafs editorial autonomy?
said Richard Sandhurst, coordinator of the Sheaf.
Kevin Doherty, USSU
president said the council had
j concerns over The Sheafs busi-
| ness practices and advertising
| policy along with "a general dis-
| satisfaction with the end prod-
1 uct".
Doherty said he has heard
complaints that The Sheaf does
not cover enough on-campus activities and that there are "too
many social issues of a non-educational nature (and that) The
Sheaf is attempting to act as the
student's social conscience".
Early in October The Sheaf
staff collective decided against
publishing a Place Riel Theatre
j ad   they   considered   sexist.
| Later, Place Riel cancelled its
! advertising campaign with the
! Sheaf for the rest of the year.
"His (Doherty's) opinions of
fiscal irresponsibility betray an
ignorance of how newspapers
operate? said Sandhurst. "Every paper has the right to refuse
to run advertising. The Toronto
Globe and Mail refuses to run
tobacco ads".
Forum plagued by
generic solutions
from page 1.
Others were not so enthusiastic.
"One three-day forum isn't
going to change anybody's mind,"
said Maxine Clarke, co-president
of Concordia University's student
council.
You also have to take a look at
the people who aren't here and the
way the whole thing was structured? added Clarke. "I am the
only female black student here.
There are three other black
women here but they are all in the
same workshop. There are very
few native students here. All
these people sitting around talking about how they are going to
make the system more accessible
to minority groups is great, but
that is not how change happens. It
doesn't come from the centre, it
comes from the periphery. And
the periphery aren't here."
"There are so few native
people at this forum,
said Gina Blondin, a native of the
North West Territories and a
graduate student at the University of British Columbia." And
there is such a limited amount of
time (at the Forum), we don't have
time to get into any depth."
It makes me suspicious when
the list of delegates to this conference does not indicate who represents whom," said Mitch Diaman-
topoulos, a sociology student at the
University of Regina, who attended the forum as an observer.
Delegates to the Forum were
chosen from different sectors but
theoretically attended as individuals rather than representatives of defined organizations or
interest groups. Conference kits
identified participants by name
and city only. Name tags gave
names only.
"This makes networking virtually impossible, and doesn't allow coalitions to form. This kind of
forum would have been the perfect
opportunity to form those networks and it hasn't happened?
said Diamantopoulos.
Others were frustrated that
no resolutions or specific recommendations were expected from
the 21 workshops.
"When we are talking about
generic problems and general solutions, everybody agrees? said
Sheena Weir of the Ontario Federation of Students at a mid-Forum student press conference.
"But it is much harder if we are
Hospital for sale
Vander Zalm committed to Riverview
By Justine Hunter (B.C. Public
Interest Research Group Legislative reporter).
VICTORIA — Premier Bill
Vander Zalm says that Riverview
Hospital could be turned into a
business school for Japanese students — a plan that goes beyond
his earlier vision of privatization
for the hospital.
Riverview Hospital, a metal
health institution in Coquitlam,
was one of the government services named in phase one of the
premier's sell-off scheme. When
the plan was announced, Vander
Zalm said the hospital would be
turned over to a non-profit society.
But during his recent trip to Japan, he told a group of entrepreneurs that Riverview could be
used as a site for a proposed private college.
Dickson Melville, press officer
for the ministry of Advanced Education and Job Training, said
funding would come from Japan.
"It takes nothing away from our
system—it has nothing to do with
talking about details and solutions. When the pocket-books
come out, the social conscience
goes out the window."
Frank Smith, coordinator of
the National Education Association of Disabled Students, was
disappointed with closing plenary
speeches which intended as summaries of the workshop discussions.
"Those speeches could have
been written before the forum
happened considering how much
of the workshop discussions were
reflected? Smith said. "They just
glossed over everything with no
mention of any concrete suggestions that came up. What about
the here and now? I didn't expect
them to reiterate everything that
was said but there has been a filtering of information. There was a
lot more consensus and constructive ideas talked about here than
they are expressing in their summaries? said Smith.
One highlight of the Forum
was the gala closing banquet,
complete with live orchestra, two
dance troupes, flaming strawberries jubilee and a speech from
Saskatchewan minister of education Lome Hepworth.
"I guess making it lavish is
the governments's way of telling
people this is important? said
Tony Macerollo, chair of the Canadian Federation of Students. "But
people forget about strawberries
jubilee pretty quickly."
the education system of the province?
The proposal, from the Canadian International College,
wculd involve up to 2000 Japanese
students attending school here to
learn about business, western
style. The CIC is starting a one-
year program at the old David
Thompson University in Nelson in
1988, and the group approached
Van der Zalm in Tokyo last week
for help in finding room for a
Vancouver-area expansion.
Darlene Marzari, NDP advanced education critic, said she
thinks the college proposal is "terrific? but the Riverview site is not.
"Mr. Vander Zalm should deal
with Riverview as a health issue,
not as a real estate issue."
The MLA for Vancouver PG
Many student delegates boycotted the dinner because of the
Saskatchewan government's recent move to reorganize the college
system in Saskatchewan. Two
proposed bills would mean that
1500 workers in the affected institutions would lose their status as
union members.
The final plenary consisted of
little more than summary
speeches, a profusion of thank-
yous and vague promises by Secretary of State David Crombie to
establish an intergovernmental
body to further examine post-secondary education issues and to
continue the work and the spirit of
the forum.
"We will be looking for new
modalities and new arrangements
to reflect the new mood expressed
through this forum? Crombie told
press conference immediately following the closing plenary. "The
secretariat will continue its work
of preparing and disseminating
materials arising out of the forum,
until that work is finished."
Liberal Secretary of State
critic Bill Rompkey praised the
Minister for arranging the Forum
but added that the idea of an intergovernmental committee was not
a new one. Rompkey handed out
copies of a bill he brought forward
in the House of Commons over a
year ago which calls for the establishment of an inter-governmental council on Canadian Post-Secondary Education.
said "this new knowledge industry
is legitimate, it's a good clean industry for BC to be involved in."
But, she added, "we should not be
hypocritical. Let's be sure our facilities are up to standard, so our
students don't have to leave town
to get their education?
Melville said the facility
would be run as a private enterprise, attended by students who
can afford to pay their own way.
The estimated cost is $10 million,
and "all the government may be
doing is providing a facility which
is not now in use."
He later admitted that the
Riverview site is currently in use,
but said "there's been some discussion over the years of doing something else with Riverview."
November 10,1987
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Nov. 19,20, 21 8 pm.
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Baha'i
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Orders will be taken in Family
and Nutritional Sciences Commons room Nov. 12 to Nov. 20
between 11:30 and 1:30. Three
colours available: red, white and
pink.
Sizes:
4 in.
5 in.
6 in.
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Cash orders only. Available for
pick-up Nov. 26 and 27.
Boogie at
Air Band
bash
What a night! I'm telling you
guys, this could be the best party that
UBC has seen yet!
Starting at 7:30 p.m. in SUB Ballroom, SUS and ESA are giving away
big prizes - in return for inane imitations
of Air Bands.
That's right, just for lip-syncing
and jiving to your favourite tune, you
could win: $400 1st prize, $300 2nd
prize, $200 3rd prize.
And to toD it all off. after the brave
whimsical souls have drained us of our
finances-enter the band "Wired". Well
known for their blues tunes, these guys
really know how to rock, so the shy
voyeurs of the lip-sync contest will be
able to strut their stuff too!
Why not buy a measly $5 ticket
now to ensure your presence at this sure
to be be a BLAST event.
Tix and registration forms available in Scarfe Building, rooms 4 and 9,
or from SUS or ESA executive members.
Oh yeah: B75R!
Birthday
On Wednesday, November 12, the
Baha'i Club of UBC will observe the
anniversary of the birth of Baha'u'llah,
the Prophet-Founder of theBaha'i Faith
whose name means "The Glory of
God".
Baha'u'llah, born Mirza Husayn
'Ali on November 12,1817 in the Province of Nur, Persia, was the son of a
minister of the State, and, as a member
of a noble Persian family, could have
enjoyed great wealth and power. He relinquished His privileges, however, and
dedicated Himself to the service of the
poor and the will of God.
In 1863, in the wake of a period of
great religious and social unrest in Persia, Baha'u'llah declared His mission as
the Manifestation of God for this age
who had come to renew the changeless
truth of all religions and to reveal the
will of God for this new era in
mankind's continuous spiritual evolution. Baha'u'llah taught that all the
Divine educators, such as Abraham,
Moses, Krishna, Buddha, Zoraster,
Christ, Muhammed, and the Prophet-
Forerunner of the Baha'i Faith, the Bab,
were manifestations of God and reveal-
ers of the one, "changeless faith of God,
eternal in the past, eternal in the future".
While each of these divine luminaries
reveal and reaffirm the same basic spiritual truths, They also address Themselves to the particular age in which
Thev anpear. with its own uniauc needs
and potentials. Baha'u'llahstatesinHis
writings, "All the prophets of God proclaim the same faith," and He exhorts
His followers to "consort with the followers of all religions with friendliness".
Baha'u'llah taught the oneness of
God, the oneness of religion, and the
oneness of mankind. His teaching
promulgate the equality of men and
women, the essential harmony of science and religion, the independent investigation of truth, economic justice
based upon spiritual principles,  the
urgent need for the elimination of all
forms of prejudice universal compulsory education, an international, auxiliary language, and a world government
for the maintenance of a lasting peace.
According to the Baha'is, these teachings express the will of God for this age
and are the path that will lead mankind
to its destined spiritual maturity and the
attainment of a world civilization.
The Muslim clergy of His time
vigorously opposed Baha'u'llah's
teachings and accused Him of heresy.
At the instigation of this fanatical
clergy, official of the Ottoman Empire
banished Baha'u'llah from place to
place. Finally, he was exiled to the
prison city of Akka in the Holy Land,
where He passed away after forty years
of exile, torture, and imprisonment.
The Place of Baha'u'llah's entombment outside of Akka is considered a
Holy Shrine and a place of pilgrimage
for Baha'is all over the world.
Since Baha'u'llah's passing in
1892, the Baha'i Faith has spread to
more than 330 countries and territories
of the world. The sacred writings of the
independent, world religion have been
translated into over 660 languages and
dialects. The World Centre of the
Baha'i Faith and its Holy Shrines are
located on Mt. Carmel in the Holy Land.
Baha'i communities exist in more than
7,000 localities across the U.S.
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THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
THE CECIL H. AND IDA GREEN VISITING PROFESSORSHIPS
1987 AUTUMN LECTURES
EDWARD G. SEIDENSTICKER
A translator of Japanese literature and a first-rate literary critic, Professor Seidensticker's stunning translation of GENJI
MONOG ATARI (The Tale of Genji) has won him accolades within Japan and throughout the English-speaking world.
It is a rich definition of the extraordinarily refined aestheticism of its time which has inspired some spectacular Japanese
paintings. He is a man with an enormous ability to communicate his rare and profound insights.
DIFFERING CONCEPTS OF FICTION IN JAPAN AND THE WEST
Tuesday, November 10 In Asian Centre Auditorium, at 3:00 PM
JAPANESE LITERATURE IN WORLD LITERATURE
Thursday, November 12        In Room A-104, Buchanan Building, at 12:30 PM
THE FORTY YEARS WAR: JAPAN AND I
Friday, November 13 In Room A-106, Buchanan Building, at 12:30 PM
THE WORLD'S FIRST NOVEL: THE TALE OF GENJI
Saturday, November 14 In Lecture Hall 2, Woodward Instructional Resources Centre, at 8:15 PM
(A Vancouver Institute Lecture)
ALL LECTURES ARE FREE - PLEASE POST AND ANNOUNCE
Occasionally unadvertised seminars are presented.
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THE UBYSSEY
November 10, 1987 Air Jordan strafes Alberta
in Canada-west football
by Michael J. Bryant
After encountering some second quarter turbulence, Air Jordan took off to give the UBC Thunderbirds their second consecutive
Western Inter-university Football
League title by downing the Alberta Golden Bears 28-8 Saturday
night at UBC.
Air Jordan - UBC's lethal
passing game led by quarterback
Jordan Gagner - accounted for 305
of the 'Birds total offensive effort of
483 yards. Gagner completed 20 of
his 30 pass attempts and threw for
one touchdown.
Mike Bellefontaine, who was
curiously absent from the WIFL
All-Conference team despite being
the League's leading scorer, accounted for 20 points.
As Gagner's favorite target,
Bellefontaine caught 11 passes for
126 yards and one touchdown. He
also kicked four field goals and
added four singles.
Matt Pearce rushed a game
high 126 yards and scored UBC's
only other touchdown.
But the 'Birds didn't seem so
devastating in the second quarter,
no thanks to some embarassing
football follies. The antics began
midway though the second quarter when UBC defensive back Bill
Barber intercepted an Alberta
pass only to fumble it on the run
back.
Then in the waning seconds of
the first half, Air Jordan hit some
turbulence.
The Golden Bears intercepted
the ball and ran it back to UBC's
30 yard line. Finally, with 10 seconds left in the half an Alberta
pass deflected off Barber's hands
and into the clutches of an Alberta
wide receiver for a touchdown.
The 'Birds collected themselves at half time and held the
Bears scoreless for the rest of the
game.
"UBC is clearly the best team
in Canada? Alberta head coach
Jim Donlevey said on Saturday
night. "Frank [Smith] (UBC's
head coach) will take them to the
Vanier Cup and they'll win it
again."
The victory advances UBC to
play Laurier in the CIFL semifinal at Thunderbird Stadium on
Saturday afternoon at one o'clock.
The 'Birds are ranked first in the
nation and are favored to repeat as
Vanier Cup champs.
Thank you for flying with Air
Jordan.
steve chan photo
Football 'Birds expose themselves after winning Canada West conference
Men's Volley 'Birds place sixth
By Victor Chew Wong
The UBC men's volleyball
team split their six matches in a
hectic weekend at the New York
Life Bison invitational tournament in Winnipeg.
UBC's 2-3 record gave them a
sixth place finish in a tournament
in which several of the best teams
in the nation were invited to play.
The 'Birds began the weekend
Thursday on a positive note by
defeating the University of Sherbrooke in a pre-tournament exhibition match 3-1.
In the tournament opener the
following morning UBC lost to the
two-time defending national
champion Winnipeg Wesmen in
straight games, 15-6,15-11,15-13.
Thunderbirds head coach
Dale Ohman said that they put all
their efforts into stopping the
Wesmen's 6'9" two-time national
player of the year and neglected
the rest of the team - as a consequence the 'Birds stopped no one.
Friday's afternoon match
proved more successful for UBC as
they defeated York University in
straight games, 15-5, 15-6, 15-4.
Greg Williscroft led the "Birds offensively with 18 kills.
On Saturday morning's pivotal game, the one that would
decide whether the "Birds would
play in the champioship or the
consolation round, UBC fell apart
mentally and lost in straight
games to the University of Manitoba, 15-11,15-5,15-4.
"The 3-0 match score is deceptive? said Ohman. "We played
better than the score would indicate."
The match was ridden with
side-outs; the difference was that
Manitoba was able to capitalize on
their possessions, but UBC was
not.
In Saturday's evening match
the 'Birds downed the University
of Dalhousie 15-11, 15-8, 10-15,
15-6.   Williscroft again led UBC
with 22 kills.
In their last game Sunday
morning UBC lost to a revenge
seeking Sherbrooke team 15-2,15-
9, 7-15,15-9.
The tournament was a barometer for Ohman and the 'Birds
to measure their stregnths
against those of the nation's best.
"We're just as skilled as the
best teams in the nation? said
Ohman. "But under pressure situations we have to work on our
mental toughness."
"We're farther ahead
skillwise than any other team
we've had at UBC," he said.
The University of Manitoba
won the tournament, with the
University of Southern California
taking second and the University
of Saskatchewan placing third.
The 'Birds will be idle until
November 20th when they open up
the Canada West season against
powerhouse Saskatchewan at
War Memorial.
Womens Volley 'Birds spiked by Victoria
The UBC women's volleyball team opened their Canada
West season with a 3-1 loss to
the University of Victoria on the
island this weekend.
The 'Birds lost the first two
games 9-15 and 13-15 then rallied to win game three 15-10
before dropping the fourth game
8-15.
Rookie  Sonya Wachowski
led the *Birds statistically with 16
kills, 11 digs and 5 blocks. Power
hitter Mikki Mallette added 13
kills and 20 digs to the UBC total.
"We accomplished what we
wanted to do today? said UBC
head coach Donna Baydock. "We
took one game off them and came
close in another."
The   match   featured   many
long   and   exciting   rallies   of
which UBC won the majority.
"They're definitely the top
team in our conference this
year? said Baydock.
Although the national
rankings for volleyball have not
been released yet, Baydock
guesses that the Victoria will be
ranked fourth or fifth.
UBC crosses top
five in crosscountry meet
By Myron Neville
This weekend the UBC men's
and women's cross-country teams
captured third and fifth place respectively in the CIAU cross-country national championships.
The University of Victoria
played host to this year's CIAU
cross-country championships on
their well designed Beacon Hill
Park course.
In the men's race Ottawa's
John Halvorsen and Toronto's
John Castellano duelled through
the opening mile in a time of 4:23
and followed by Ottawa runner
Richard Charette and UVic's
Canada West Champion Gary
Barber.
By the 5000 metre marker,
which was passed in 14:30, Halvorsen began to run away from the
field and to his winning time of
29:30.
Ottawa prevailed as the overall team champion in a race where
11 points separated the first three
teams. The University of Toronto
team placed second with 55 points.
And the UBC men's team ran
a gallant race winning third place
honors, losing the silver medal by
only 2 points.
Tom Bessai and team-mate
Ken Lucks shared the early pace-
setting for UBC passing by the one
mile marker in a time of 4:45.
Running hard, Larry Nightengale, Allan Klassen, and Alan
McAndrew kept the point score
close.
Following a late charge by
Manitoba's Darren Klassen,
UBC's Tom Bessai caught UVic's
Gary Barber and the two runners
surged back and forth until the
finish where a furious sprint by
Barber narrowly beat the UBC
runner.
"The race was tough and you
couldn't let up the whole way,"
said Bessai.
The women's 5000 metre featured six university teams from
four conferences across Canada.
Thirty-eight women started
this race which turned out to be a
runaway victory for the University of Victoria running ace
Brenda Shackleton.
The UVic athlete pulled along
team-mate Ulla Marquette, Western Ontatio's Sandra Anschuetz,
Laval's Marie-Jose Leclerc, and
Dalhousie's Lucy Smith. The rest
of the field struggled to keep up.
Shackleton won in a time of
16:03 and her team scored a record
low 18 points to win the national
title. The University of Toronto
was runner-up with the University of Western Ontario and
Dalhousie University placing
third and fourth.
UBC's women's team ran
doggedly and finished with a creditable fifth place.
Cara Haffenden quickly
found herself in arrears with the
race's torrid opening pace, but she
recovered well working her way
into the top 20 with a solid 16th
place finish.
The rest of the team found
themselves in a hotly contested
team race and never gave up.
Runners Lisa Parrish and Jennifer Mawby were in close pursuit
of Haffenden and by the end of the
race were joined by a strong finishing Thien Fah Mah.
Not far off the team pace,
UBC's final counting runner,
Lynn Mitenko, ran a solid effort
picking off stragglers in the final
stages.
Competitors, coaches and
spectators lined the finish to cheer
and urge on UBC's Anita Hilde-
brandt, who was overcome with
exhaustion and showed persever-
ence and courage in her struggle to
the finish.
Swimmers promising
By Victor Chew Wong
This weekend the UBC varsity swim team travelled to Seattle
to partake in the University of
Washington's Husky relays.
The women placed a respectable fourth in a field of six competing schools including NCAA
heavyweights Oregon State University, and Washington State
University.
The men also placed fourth,
but in a field of five schools including the two Washinton schools and
Oregon.
Although there were no individual events at the meet strong
performances like Steve
Nordstrom's stood out for UBC
nonetheless.
Nordstrom   swam   an   ex
tremely strong 100 yard leg in the
4 x 100 freestyle relay.
Nordstrom, with Scot Atkinson and Clint Hirst, was also a
member of the 3 x 100 backstroke
relay team that broke the meet
record for that event.
On the women's side of the
meet veteran Anne Martin shone
for the 'Birds.
Martin, in addition to Angie
Haveman, Gwen Chambers and
Christine Gerencser, made up the
4 x 50 freestyle team that was
within 2/10 of a second of eclipsing
the meet record in that event.
Co-coach Ken Radford was
pleased with the meet results.
"The results are very encouraging for an early season meet?
said Radford.
Falcons prey on field 'Birds
A 4-2 loss to Vancouver's
league-leading Delta Falcons
ended the Thunderbird men's
varsity field hockey team's five
game unbeaten streak Saturday.
The game was a fast paced
affair featuring five members of
Canada's gold medal Pan American team between the two squads.
The T-Birds opened strongly
with Tony Boyd converting a
breakaway   pass   from   Spencer
Bruce in the first five minutes for
a 1-0 lead.
But sloppy marking on defense by UBC's side let the Falcons
get into the game. The strong
Delta forward line, including the
captain of the Canadian national
team, popped in three quick goals
before halftime.
Strong defensive play in the
second half, notably from Chris
see  page 8; Field Hockey
November 10,1987
THE UBYSSEY
Page 5 Gorbachev dances
around the issues
Pavterania mat utschenia means "practice is the mother of all learning" in Russian. Maybe with a little more pavterania,
Mikhail Gorbachev will actually be able to
articulate something of substance. Last
week Gorbachev walked the fence on the
subject of Stalinist Russia.
Yet Gorbachev failed to approach the
topics of repressed history, the Molotov-
Ribbentrop pact with Nazi Germany, and
the execution of millions.
To criticize a monumental figure such
as Stalin in a society which still sees him
as a hero is obviously no easy task, but it
doesn't bring back the millions of innocent
people slaughtered during his rule.
Although the direction of change which
Gorbachev hopes to initiate by exorcizing
the ghosts of a seventy year old Bolshevik
history is positive, the question remains
unanswered as to which direction will
these changes go when the truth is revealed bit by bit?   Gorbachev only went so
far as to say Stalin's policies were unforgivable. He mentioned only the
"thousands"of people destroyed by Stalin's
regime. The remaining millions were left
under the rug to fester a little longer.
Gorbachev cannot build a new foundation for his perestroika, or restructuring,
on rotten wood and a septic field. A solid
foundation must be built on truth, not
reluctant confessions.
To tell the truth about Stalin would not
go against the basic principles of the Bolshevik ideology, but would merely reveal
the obsessions of one man. The killing of
millions didn't inspire the Bolshevik Revolution, the good of the people did.
Mikhail Gorbachev has opened the door
to change, but he has yet to walk through
and make the seventy-first anniversary of
the Bolshevik Revolution a real celebration of what Stalin's victims died for.
THE UBYSSEY
NOVEMBER 10
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"Yeeoowww!" screamed Katherine Monk. "I'm getting married!" "You're
placing a great deal of faith in fortune cookie messages." muttered Steven
Scrimshaw, as she ran about the office brandishing her fortune. Michael
Bryant, typing furiously, looked awfully nervous when she flourished it under
his nose. She didn't expect him to marry her, did she? Patrick Kirkwood
perked up when she danced around him with her fortune. He'd consider
it...Peter Francis looked greatly perturbed by his fortune but refused to share
it with anyone, not even Alex Johnson. Chanting 'Three Blind Mice' over and
over with knife in hand, Laura Busheikin was in hot pursuit of Carolyn Sale,
Lisa Langford and Corinne Bjorge who had dared to laugh at her while she
networked on the phone with a theatre connection. U2 fever had Myron
Neville and Sean McLaughlin running hysterically around the second floor of
SUB. "What the fuck's going on?" yelled Ross McLaren. 'Sit down and do
your work or there'll be no concert for you on Thursday night." Nothing could
motivate Deanne Fisher to work. She lay on the couch muttering "Bono* over
and over, looking like she needed a good snort of cocaine. Steve Chan
wished he could inspire such misery. Teresa de Bou dangled from the
exposed wires in the ceiling because Mandel Ngan told her it was good for
a few jolts. Alison Bell decided that this was absolutely the very last time
that she was going to come hang out with these loonies. "You ain't seen
nothing yet, honey," Randy Shore drawled with a gleam in his eye. In the
corner, Katherine Monk had Peter MacDougall by the throat. Mike Gordon
wondered if she was going to force him to marry her. But no, she was just
defending her choice of Gorbachev for editorial subject. "He's a fuckin'
WUSSY. We can't have wussles running the world. We must use the power
of the word to get him out." "Not to worry," said Lisa. "Ross promised that
he would overrun Russia and thenglve it to me in exchange for New Zealand."
How naive could she be? thought Victor Chew Wong scornfully. Everyone
knew how manipulative and unscrupulous Ross was. He was no wussy. He
had proven that he had what it took to achieve world domination when he
violated the peace treaty. "What peace treaty?" shouted Chris Wieslnger
above the ever-present din and confusion. God, these people didn't have any
real power did they?
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Letters
New gym
idea needs
student input
This letter is directed to
anyone who is concerned, in
one way or another, about
the concept of a new recreational facility on campus. At
this point in time, the idea of
the A.M.S. constructing a
new gym is in its initial
stages of investigation. So,
this is the best time to inform all interested parties
as to exactly what questions
must be addressed and what
steps must be taken before
any further development of
this idea can occur.
The first series of questions address students'
needs on campus. Do we
really need a new facility? If
so, do we require it with
more urgency than some
other projects? Should we
complete our daycare project first, or at the same time,
or what? In order to assess
these concerns, a campus
needs survey will probably
have to take place.
If the project makes it
past this first series of questions, we will address the
next   series   of  questions:
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What should exist within
the new facility? Is there
funding available? And finally, do U.B.C. students
want to be a part of this
project?
If we the student body,
decide to work towards this
project, one of our major concerns should be that we
work in close cooperation
with the U.B.C. administration. The agreement as to
the management and administration of the facility
will be discussed when we
have abetter idea of exactly
what our project is.
I hope this has been informative to anyone who
has an interest in the project. It is often difficult to
communicate to the student
body, exactly what we, the
Students' council, are doing
from day to day. It is also
difficult to accurately communicate our approach to
certain projects. I feel a project of this magnitude cannot
afford to be misunderstood
by the students or the administration. So, if there are
any questions, suggestions
or criticisms, please direct
them to my attention at
SUB Room 254, 228-3961.
Tim Bird
Director of Administration
Counsellor fired;  disabled
left in lurch
On Thursday, October
29, 1987, a counsellor from
the Student Resource and
Counselling Centre was
fired. The immediate impact of such action on the
student community on campus was likely limited to
those students having appointments with this counsellor. However, this dismissal has seriously impacted the disabled student
community, and has future
implications which cause
concern among all disabled
persons on campus.
This counsellor was informally designated as the
'special needs'counsellor for
the Centre in Brock Hall.
The service provided
through the special needs
counsellor was an important component of the improved accessibility to services on campus. Disabled
students experience life
crises and barriers to academic and career goals
which most other students
do not encounter. A special
needs counsellor has skills
and knowledge in counselling disabled students.
The administration has
initiated service delivery
reforms which it asserts will
not cause a reduction in
accessiblity to services. The
administration is acting to
remove all 'non counselling'
services out of the Student
Resource and Counselling
Centre. The administration
believes the remaining staff
of counsellors to be fully
capable of meeting the counselling needs of disabled
students. The Disabled
Students' Society, however,
is greatly concerned by this
direction in service delivery.
Our position is that there is
considerable need for a special needs counsellor at
UBC. Every community
college in this province has
at least one special need
counsellor as a basic component of their services to disabled persons. UBC as well
requires a counsellor experiences with the lifestyles,
crises, and barriers to equal
participation on campus
and in the labour market
specific to the disabled community.
Lee Grenon
Arts 4
Disabled Students Society
Page 6
THE UBYSSEY
November 10,1987 Lanning on libel & the Looney Left
Affectations of irony will get
you nowhere. Which is all that
silly Pete Halewood gets with me.
Halewood's shallow letter doesn't
cite accurately a single argument
from Mark Fornataro two weeks
ago, much less defend them. Hale-
wood implicitly concedes they
were defenseless. Certainly Hale-
wood doesn't refute me on one
point of fact in his watch-me-be-
cute style that substitutes froth
for substance. Instead, Halewood
adopts feigned folksiness ("Gosh
darn", "wow") as if he were an
uneducated hick. Sadly, the style
fits the man.
As a would-be law student,
Halewood shows shocking disregard for the substantial matter of
the baselessness of Fornatoro's
libel of journalist Robert (not
David) Moss. I say libel' with
more care than Halewood, since it
is a serious defamation of a respectable journalist to say, as
Fornatoro said of Moss, that he
concocted a book. What was the
proof that the accuser had the
burden of establishing? A supposed N.Y.Times editorial which,
on examination, Halewood won't
carry out, proves to be non-existent! Halewood reveals the
philistine's disturbing tolerance
for demonstrable fakery. Andheis
too sloppy to get Moss' first name
right.
Libellous accusation is common among the Looney Left when
they paint innocent people black.
In England's High Court, a leftist
publication, Defence Attache
Magazine, lost an expensive, embarrassing libel case brought by
Korean Airlines. The magazine
had published, pseudonymously,
charges against the airline after
the Red Airforce shot down one of
its aircraft.
Contrary to Halewood's
mockery, to call such libel "looney"
is scarcely vitriolic. Itis charitable
understatement; the High Court
called it much worse. Likewise, it
is only accurate to call this
libelling of innocent people for
political reasons McCarthyism.
Fakery in sources is common
in the Looney Left. Harvard's
Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr. caught
Noam Chomsky in a fake quotation that Chomsky forced onto
President Truman. Robert Mad-
dox, professor of Diplomatic History at Penn State University, has
compiled an entire book of faked
quotations popular in books from
the Looney Left.
Halewood peddles the usual
myth when he calls Chile's Allende "democratically elected".
The 1970 presidential election
ended in constitutional deadlock
because of a three-way vote split.
No one was elected president. Allende was given the presidency by
plenary session of Chile's parliament long after the election was
over. Black and white indeed.
Greg Lanning
Law 1
Court dismisses dope charge
As a follow-up to your September 11,1987 story that I deliberately was cultivating c<_*i*i<_ftts
openly in the Acadia Garden on
the UBC campus in order to
have the opportunity to argue in
court that the law was unconstitutional, I would like to inform
your readers of the outcome.
On October 30, 1987, in
Richmond Provincial Court,
Judge Husdon found the evidence that I was cultivating
marijuana lacked continuity and
was not conclusive, therefore the
charge was dismissed and an acquittal was entered. Since the
evidence that the plant material
seized from the garden was in
fact marijuana was found insufficient, I never did get the opportunity to present any of my arguments why the current criminality of cultivating cannabis is unconstitutional.
In my opinion this episode
of my attempting to go to court to
legalize pot could best be described as 'goofy7. As in the game
of golf, I was stymied, because
no matter how hard I tried, I
could not succeed in committing
the crime in order to be able to
argue that it should not be criminal. My efforts to liberate cannabis went from the sublime to
the ridiculous in record time.
Blair T. Longley
Guns, Mill and Marijuana
It is appalling that, in this
country, one can legally own a gun
but not marijuana. The man who
said"Don 't criticize it-legalize it!"
was killed by a gun. This fact
symbolizes the hypocrisy of our
society.
All citizens should enjoy the
maximum amount of liberty to the
point of not encroaching on the
liberty of others. The emininent
philosopher John Stuart Mill, in
Freestyle
his excellent essay entitled On
Liberty, states that "...men should
be free to act upon their opinions-
to carry these out in their lives,
without hindrance, either physical or moral, from their fellow
men, so long as it is at their own
peril."
Ownership of a gun is the concern of the whole society, for a tool
made exclusively to kill always
has the potential of doing harm to
the public. Marijuana, on the
other hand, belongs strictly in the
domain of the user. You cannot
shoot someone with a joint!
However, any sort of intoxication can potentially harm society if
one attempts to drive a car or perform some activity that requires a
sober mind. Marijuana should be
under the same restrictions as alcohol ; only to be consumed at home
or in a designated area (i.e. a club).
Some claim that marijuana is
more hazardous to one's health
than alcohol. Obviously, over indulgence in anything is bad for the
health, but there are no legal limits to smoking cigarettes or drinking coffee, nor there should be.
One's personal health is a private
concern.
"Each is the proper guardian of
his own health, whether bodily, or
mental and spritual. Mankind are
greater gainers by suffering each
other to live as seems good to
themselves, than by compelling
each to live as seems good to the
rest."(J.S. Mill, On Liberty)
I am not advocating the use of
marijuana; I am merely stating
that the drug belongs within the
jurisdiction of the individual when
used among consenting adults.
The same rule should apply to
hash and mushrooms.
Homosexuals have the right to
engage in their activities in the
privacy of their rooms. So should
users of drugs. As old Trudeau
once said,"The state has no place
(sic) in the bedrooms of the nation."
The government can continue
to waste our tax dollars by trying
to brainwash the populace with
anti-drug propaganda, but to no
avail. Those who sincerely wish to
smoke up will do so. They should
not be persecuted.
Greg Davis is a Ubyssey staff dope
fiend who would rather wield a
joint than smoke a gun.
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November 10. 1987
THE UBYSSEY
Page 7 UBC hockey team
lashes Cougars twice
PANOS! Re: Marsalis show. I've lost your phone
number. Please leave it on a note taped to my
desk. Absentmindedly yours, Laura.
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By Sean McLaughlin
The UBC Thunderbirds ice
hockey team combined skill,
toughness, and a touch of class
in their two game sweep of the
Regina Cougars on UBC's blue
and gold pond this weekend.
The 'Birds outshot the Cougars 49-26 in Friday's 5-0 victory and 43-33 in Saturday's 8-
3 shellacking of the prairie
pucksters.
On Friday the "Birds established early dominance with
some hard clean hits. UBC
forwards Rob Whiton and Darryl Pretzer dished out crunching bodychecks that allowed
several Cougars to discover
new constellations.
"We have a good mixture of
big mobile players who play
tough but clean hockey and
quick shifty forwards like
Mark (Trotzuk) and Brent
(Delcourt)? said speedy UBC
winger Scott Fearns.
UBC's Dan Dunsmore opened
the scoring midway through
the first stanza when he
snapped a cross ice pass from
Darryl Pretzer past a startled
Regina goalie.
'Birds captain Keith Abbott
notched the second marker
when he picked up a Charles
Cooper pass, stormed past the
Cougars defense and whipped
the puck into the net.
Grant Delcourt scored twice
in the third period including a
blast from the top of the faceoff
circle.
Delcourt, who laced up for
the Spokane Chiefs of the WHL
for four seasons, was a stand
out for the "Birds. He killed
penalties, finished checks and
played heads-up offensive
hockey. Mitch Evanich also
tallied for the 'Birds.
Friday's game was rough
but by the rule book until the
final minute of play.
Frustrated Regina left-winger Blane Demmanf steamrol-
led over 'Birds netminder Carl
Repp. Repp suffered torn ligaments in his right knee and will
be out of the line up indefi-
nately.
In Saturday's rematch the
UBC squad demonstrated class
by refusing to goon up Demmanf.
"We're not going to take
cheap runs at anybody? said
Fearns, "but we hit Demmanf
whenever we had a chance?
Whiton chipped in two goals
to lead the 'Birds to the 8-3 win
Saturday. Swift skating
Fearns also notched his fourth
of the year for the 'Birds.
With six points, head coach
Terry O'Malley 'Birds are now
in the middle of the Canada
West pack.
The "Birds lace-up next
against the Lethbridge Pronghorns this coming weekend.
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Last night the Simon Fraser
Clansmen won their 10th
Buchanan Cup against the UBC
Thunderbirds in an abbreviated
one game version of the annual fall
basketball classic.
The Clan scored 94 points to
UBC's 85 in front of a scarlet clad
partisan crowd of 1500 in SFU's
Chancellor Gym.
The Tiirds were tagged as
underdogs by local media, and for
a while it looked like they would
upset the larger SFU team.
The Clansmen controlled
most of the game and the statistics
reflected this dominance.
They shot 44 percent from the
field while UBC managed only 39
percent. As a team they shot 84
percent from the free-throw line
while UBC struggled at 64. And
they out-rebounded the "Birds 43-
38.
Despite the stats it looked for
a moment like the 'Birds would
prevail.
UBC was down by as many as
12 points in earlier parts of the
game, but chipped their way back
to a 77-77 tie with seven minutes
left in the game behind the Perrie
Scarlett defence clinic.
But that would be as close as
the 'Birds got.   SFU head coach
Stan Stewardson rotated in the
Clansmen's starting line-up and
the Clan ran out the rest of the
game.
"The big difference was shooting and we didn't make the shots
when they counted? said UBC
head coach Bruce Enns.
Mike Clarke got back on the
offensive track and led the "Birds
with 19 points. J.D. Jackson, back
from a ten day injury break, scored
14, and Perrie Scarlett added 13.
The Clan scoring was led by
the back court duo of Mark Staley
and Darren Thomas who scored 21
and 18 points respectively.
Women's basketball wins one
By T.D. Bou
The UBC women's basketball
team showed some of their potential by stealing a victory at the
Husky invitational tournament in
Saskatchewan this weekend.
On Saturday, UBC took on
the host team and defeated the
Saskatchewan Huskies 71-49
with UBC's Kim Saunder leading
the way with a game high of 22
points.
This is the first victory of the
pre-season in five games for the
Thunderbirds under the direction
of new head coach John Ritchie
and the team appears to be steadily improving.
In the tournament opener,
the Thunderbirds lost a hard
fought game Friday night to the
Winnepeg Wesmen by a score of
56-45. High scorers for the game
were Tracy MacDonald and Teresa DeBou with 17 and 16 points
respectively.
In the final game on Sunday,
the 'Birds were tied 28-28 with the
Regina Cougars at half-time.
But a weary UBC crew let the
game slip away from their grasp
and eventually lost by a score of
70-63. . Team captains Sue
MacPherson and Anne Lacey
chipped in 15 and 13 points respectively.
"We showed potential this
weekend and started to play together as a team? said Lacey.
The lack of rebounding and
costly turnovers are a few concerns the coaching staff has expressed.
Despite the team's 1-5 preseason record, there appears to be
a glimmer of hope; at times, the
'Birds showed a tough zone defence and a great deal of desire was
evident in some hustling pressure.
Field hockey
from page 1
Ingvaldson, led to several good
scoring chances for the "Birds.
Peter Milkovitch slipped
the ball past the keeper to
bring the score up to 3-2.
UBC's hopes were then
spoiled by a questionable penalty stroke, leaving the final
score at 4-2.
The UBC loss leaves them
in the middle of the Vancouver
League standings with just a
few games remaining before
the Christmas break.
The team is currently preparing for the Inter-Varsity
Cup held each year at the Uni-
versity of California at
Berkeley. UBC is the defending champion after defeating
Berkeley, the University of
Washington, the University of
Arizona, and Stanford last
year.
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A new exchange agreement between UBC and the University of California
at any of its nine campuses (Berkeley, Davis, Irvine, Los Angeles, Riverside, San
Diego, San Francisco, Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz) offers UBC graduate and
undergraduate students the opportunity to study full-time for up to one academic
year, beginning the academic year 1988-89. Up to five applicants will be
accepted in the initial programme.
UBC students wili be expected to have completed at least two years of full-
lime study, have an above 70% average, complete the Iinglish Composition Test,
and obtain the approval of Faculty and Departmental Ad visors for their proposed
course of full-time study before being eligible for the programme.
UBC students will remain enrolled at UBC and pay UBC fees. Courses
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November 10, 1987

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