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Array Harry rivals Henny in civic vaudeville
By BILL TIELEMAN
If there was ever any doubt before, Harry
Rankin has proved once again that civic
politics and vaudeville can happily co-exist.
Speaking to a civic election forum in Law
169 Friday, Rankin ripped apart the right-
wing members of city council with a series of
deadly one-liners and a delivery that Henny
Youngman could envy.
"We've had long discussions in council
over infinitesimal issues — because that's all
they can understand. Some of them can't
even read," Rankin cracked about the Non-
Partisan Association members who dominate
council.
Rankin said NPA council candidate Ar-
mand Konig, Vancouver's former fire chief,
has claimed he would introduce a disaster
plan for the city if elected. "I said," Rankin
continued deadpan, "we already have the
disaster — an NPA council. Now we need a
plan."
Rankin, a lawyer who described himself as
the city's longest "surviving" council
member, used humor to attack the NPA's
lack of action in providing low-cost
cooperative housing.
"Some people speak of social housing as if
it were a social disease — the clap," he said
to laughs from the ISO people attending. He
also joked about the proposed downtown
sports stadium.
"People say to me: 'What about the
stadium, Mr. Rankin?' I say what about the
god damned stadium? When we get a team in
this city maybe we should get a stadium."
Also speaking at the forum, sponsored by
UBC's Law Union, were Mike Harcourt,
candidate for mayor and current councillor,
and Bruce Eriksen, a council candidate and
president of the Downtown Eastside
Residents Association. Author Stan Persky
was also slated to speak but was unable to appear. Rankin and Eriksen are Committee of
Progressive Electors candidates, while Harcourt is an independent.
Eriksen took a more serious approach in
attacking the current NPA and The Electors
Action Movement council members. He
charged that council has been undemocratic
by refusing to implement a ward system
despite a majority vote in favor of it in the
1978 civic election.
"We do have a sort of ward system
though," Eriksen said. "West Point Grey,
Shaughnessy and Kerrisdale are all
represented on council but the rest of us
don't have a voice." He said a ward system
would ensure each neighborhood would have
representation on council. Currently most
council members are from Vancouver's west
side, which has a proportionately higher
voter turnout in civic elections than the east
side.
Eriksen said the NPA's nomination of
Konig, who is a resident of West Vancouver,
shows the party's arrogance towards city
voters.
See page 2: NPA
RANKIN
'we need a plan."
—eric eggerteon photo
AGGIE HUSTLER leans down low to get evil eye on white spheroid and use eggpluckers' chant in order to sink
obstinate ball. Lower floor of SUB is favorite place for "bailers" to find out about sociology of hustlers, physics of
angles, Newton's laws of action and reaction, and other arts and sciences. Many graduates cite SUB pool hall is
place where they learned only valuable part of education: how to work shape, hooks and top end of table against
suckers from commerce 1. Pool, whether on felt or in water, is a great way to take mind off mid-terms.
"One student survey" hit
The recently approved media
survey was "poorly" done and
should have been left to the media
liaison committee, the Alma Mater
Society external affairs coordinator said Monday.
Student council granted $750 on
Oct. 22 to commerce representative
Bruce Cheng who will conduct a
survey on the two campus media,
CITR and The Ubyssey. Cheng will
also receive credit in a commerce
course carrying the survey out.
"The AMS should have let the
media liaison committee do the
survey," Allan Soltis said. (Part of
the newly formed committee's mandate was to examine and carry out if
necessary a proposed clubs supplement to The Ubyssey and a media
survey.)
"It's a one student survey," he
said. "It's not asking all the questions that have to be answered."
The media liaison committee will
have to issue another survey, he
said. It will cover the questions of
autonomy and separate funding for
campus media as well as many of
the questions in Cheng's survey.
Student senator Chris Niwinski is
also highly critical of the survey.
"The survey should have come
from the media liaison committee,"
he said Monday.
"What I object to is I do not approve of using council funds and
council sanctioned projects to be
assigned to course credit," Niwinski said.
"Politically, the student council
has   done   the   survey   poorly,
especially as the media liaison committee was just approved," said
Soltis. "The timing of the matter
was inappropriate."
"It might have something to do
with the fact that one half of the
council members had left the
meeting when the survey was approved," he said.
The survey will be used only as an
information document, Niwinski
said. "I would hope CITR and The
Ubyssey would use the survey
results on their own initiative," he
said.
"The council may make some
recommendations, but the media
can take it or leave it," Niwinski
said. The survey will act as a starting point for discussion, and
nothing more, he said.
AMS muddles
fee hike fight
Confusion and uncertainty continue to muddle the issue of tuition
fee increases as the board of governors' meeting which will decide
the extent of fee hikes looms ever
closer.
Thirteen people attended a public
meeting to discuss AMS battle tactics against the 13 per cent fee increases proposed for next year. The
meeting, held Friday in SUB 260,
had only been announced that morning in The Ubyssey.
Nigel Brownlow, chair of the external affairs subcommittee against
tuition fee increases and organizer
of the meeting, used suggestions
from the meeting to compile a report which will go before the next
board meeting Nov. 4.
Brownlow wrote the report over
the weekend and it has already been
submitted to the board secretary
and is destined to appear, as it
stands, in the package for the next
board meeting.
But some student politicians are
upset that no one had the opportunity to examine the report before
it was submitted.
"I think it's unfortunate that student council or the external affairs
office didn't have the chance to
look at the report before it went to
the board," student board repre
sentative John Pellizon said Monday.
He said that due to grammatical
and typing errors, and misinformation which appeared in Brownlow's
report, student senator Chris Niwinski is rewriting the report and it
will also go before the board.
"It's unfortunate the board looks
at two reports," Pellizon said.
The report opposes a 13 per cent
tuition fee increase on the grounds
that it is unfair at a time in which
students face rising costs of attending university, that there is no foreseeable increase in student aid, that
it would drive students away from
UBC, and that student comments
and information have not been
taken into consideration by the
board.
The report requests the board to
table consideration of tuition fee increases until next month's meeting.
Pellizon doubted that the issue
would be tabled.
"The board is made up businessmen and faculty members. The context in which they operate is when
they want something done, it gets
done," he said.
But Alma Mater Society president Bruce Armstrong said he feels
the issue will be tabled, and that a
13 per cent increase will not take
place because it is unfair and will
drive students away from UBC.
Tuition proposal
axes autonomy
The ministry of education's new
college funding proposal is a direct
attack on the autonomy of community colleges, the vice-president
internal of the Capilano College
student society said Monday.
"The new funding proposal is a
really searing attack on college autonomy," said Steve Howard.
"They (the ministry of education)
are dictating to the colleges what
the tuition fees should be in a very
discreet sense.
"The ministry is saying, if you
don't charge this tuition fee, you're
going to be short this amount of
money."
The proposal intends to equalize
balancing grants for college operating revenues across the province.
But colleges which receive a lower
balancing grant in the future will
have to increase their revenues,
which will result in either a tuition
increase or cutbacks in services.
Howard said he expects the tuition increases will prevent people
from continuing with their education at Capilano.
"The colleges basically have no
choice but to raise tuition fees because of the lack of government
funding. Either they raise tuition
fees or they have to cut back staff,"
said Steve Shallhorn, B.C. Federation of Students spokesperson.
"Colleges haven't been getting
much money lately so they're pretty
close to the bone. There isn't much
fat left to cut," he said.
Last March 12,000 students sent
postcards to the ministry asking for
such a study, Shallhorn said.
Douglas College president Reg
Pridham has not heard of the ministry's proposed increases.
"Our board sets the tuition fees
and we've considered it (fee increases) but we haven't had an increase in a number of years," Pridham said. "We have not had a directive from the minister for that
kind of increase." Page 2
THE    UBYSSEY
Tuesday, October 28,1980
NPA is not democratic
From page 1
"What this election is all about
really is credibility and neither
TEAM nor the NPA has any of
that," he said.
Harcourt turned in a low-key performance by comparison but managed to get in a few shots at the
NPA and mayor Jack Volrich. The
planned Transpo '86 transportation
fair, he said, is a chance to "show
off the worst transit system in
North America and the worst housing situation in Canada."
Calling the NPA members "city
Socreds" for their support of provincial Social Credit party policy,
Harcourt also criticized them for
not implementing a ward system.
"We need a ward system so you
don't need a computer to figure out
who to vote for out of 120 candidates," he said.
Although   Harcourt   appeared
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question that he does not endorse
any council candidates because, "it
would be counterproductive at this
time." COPE did not nominate a
candidate for mayor for the civic
election this year in order to avoid
splitting the vote and destroying
Harcourt's chances of winning.
Harcourt seemed uncomfortable
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Rankin, who also voted in favor
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Eriksen said he does not agree with
the measure.
"They sell bus shelter ads and
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THE    UBYSSEY
Page 3
'Sexual harrassment can be rape
By JULIE WHEELWRIGHT
Sexual harassment of women in
the work force is rampant, a B.C.
Human Rights Commissioner told a
group of 15 in SUB 130 Friday.
Jane Sprout said according to a
B.C. Federation of Labor survey 90,
per cent of women in the work force
consider sexual harassment a serious problem.
"The feelings that women have
are of shame, guilt, fear of reprisals
or losing their jobs. It affects your
work," she said. "Sexual harassment can be rape and an excellent
example of that is the Pappajohn
case."
(A real estate agent, selling a
house to George Pappajohn agreed
to visit his home to discuss a busi
ness arrangement and there she was
bound, gagged and raped.)
"The majority of women handle
it by ignoring it. Every woman tries
that at first. Women don't ask to be
degraded or physically hurt," she
said. Many women try directly confronting their harassers but in a lot
of cases it is futile, she said.
She added that women invite sexual harassment by their dress or behavior is a myth. "There is the idea
that the woman is at fault and that
women invite it by their dress."
Women are put in a double bind
as they are often required to dress
attractively to get and keep their
jobs and "then we're accused of inviting sex."
Sprout said many women fail to
report sexual harassment for fear of
reprisals and many who do report
incidents experience unfair work
evaluations, no promotions, or cool
behavior.
Harassment can include women
being forced to hear jokes degrading women, "accidental" touching,
staring at a woman's breasts, and
being asked for a date whose refusal
equals the end of a possible promotion, she said.
If women experience sexual harassment there are several steps they
can take, she said. If a woman is going to tell her supervisor she should
keep records of her harassment,
Sprout said.  "Talk to your co-
No concern over iees, aid
The AMS has sent a report to the
board of governors describing the
plight of students who cannot cope
with next year's planned 13 per cent
tuition fee hike. But although the
report says student aid is no longer
adequate, student council learned
Wednesday few students will come
forward to register complaints.
*     »     *
Students may shudder when they
pay their fees or grumble as they try
to live on student loans, but board
of governors representative Anthony Dickinson says he can't find
any who want to complain to him.
Dickinson and science representative Nigel Brownlow said they had
asked for students to voice their
concerns about tuition fees and student aid.
' 'There seems to be no one who is
concerned," Dickinson told council.
Dickinson and Brownlow, who
chairs the external affairs subcom-
tee to provide material for a report
which will be forwarded to BoG
Monday.
*     *     »
More public forums are on the
way, these to allow students to discuss the plans proposed by the AMS
Coundl Briefs
mittee, said they have received few
complaints about student aid or tuition fees from students.
Council voted to hold a public
meeting Friday at 3:30 p.m. for student input on the board's proposed
13 per cent tuition fee hike. The
meeting will be used by the subcom-
AMS hesitates on
AOSC withdrawal
By NANCY CAMPBELL
The Alma Mater Society is reconsidering its decision to withdraw
from the Association of Student
Councils, AMS external affairs coordinator Allan Soltis said Monday.
Delegates from UBC and five
other universities stormed out of
the final plenary session of AOSC
Oct. 19 over a matter of "freedom
of choice."
The delegates were against the
concept of legislating members of
AOSC and the National Union of
Students, who are not members of
both organizations, to commit
themselves to a referendum to join
the other. AMS president Bruce
Armstrong wants to retain the freedom of choice to join either the
political or service side of the new
student organization which will be
formed as a result of the merger.
"Everyone is looking at us
because we have the second largest
Canadian Universities Travel Service (CUTS) office in Canada,"
Soltis said. (CUTS is a subsidiary
organization of AOSC.)
"UBC is one of the main spokes
of the organization. If we pull out
we could ultimately destroy
AOSC," he said.
A phone survey of the other
universities which left the AOSC
meeting showed that most were
adopting a "wait and see" attitude
and wanted to see what UBC's decision was first, Soltis said.
Should UBC withdraw from
AOSC the CUTS service could be
terminated, Soltis said. And if that
happens, CUTS offices at the
universities of Alberta and Saskatchewan could be seriously affected.
"It will be a very serious blow to
CUTS to lose one of their offices,"
Soltis said.
Soltis has scheduled a special
meeting for Oct. 29 at 6:30 p.m. in
the student council chambers. The
six UBC delegates will give their
report on the AOSC conference,
and their recommendations.
"We will discuss the AOSC conference and its ramifications as well
as the CUTS office and UBC's involvement with NUS and the B.C.
Students' Federation," said Soltis.
Representatives from BCSF, NUS
and AOSC will be at the meeting.
Chapelas to mediate
The B.C. labor relations board
has appointed John Chapelas to
mediate contract negotiations between the UBC teaching assistants
union and the university administration, UBC employee relations director Bob Grant said Monday.
Preliminary negotiations are
scheduled to start this morning at
9:30 at the.provincial labor standards office in Burnaby, Grant said.
Chapelas is unknown to either
side and it is anticipated that most
of today's bargaining session will
involve familiarizing the mediator
with the respective positions of the
two parties.
Neither side is happy with the
location of the negotiations.
"It would be better for the people
concerned if the meetings could be
held at UBC," Grant said Monday.
"Going out to Burnaby is a bit of a
burden on the TAs."
Grant said he expected the mediation process to last three or four
weeks. "But if we could get three or
four days of negotiation in a row we
could get it all settled," he added.
mittee to provide material for a report which will be forwarded to
BoG Monday.
Plans to be discussed include the
conversion of the SUB second floor
courtyard into a drinking lounge
and club offices, and the construction of an underground mall extending out from SUB under Mclnnes field.
AMS president Bruce Armstrong
withdrew the south side centre project from the motion on public
forums because of opposition to the
centre from agriculture and forestry
students.
The south side centre plans are to
be re-evaluated and presented to
council at a later date, he said.
*     *     •
Programs committee in its report
to council noted that there have
been no public announcements on
campus of the cancellation of the
Bob Marley and the Wailers concert
which was to be held in War Memorial gym on Sunday.
The concert was cancelled because of Marley's illness, which is
rumored to be a rare and fatal form
of cancer. Marley is now in New
Mexico for an indefinite time receiving treatment.
»     *     *
Chris Niwinski, in his senate report, said there are several complaints about the inadequacy of student appeal procedures against academic decisions. He called for
council and student input into an
investigation of academic appeal
procedures, saying the students he
has spoken to have not found them
to be effective.
Marty Lund, chairperson of the
AMS Discovery Park committee,
reported on the success of public
meetings on the-proposed research
park in Burnaby, where the municipal council has decided to review
its decision to change zoning laws to
accommodate the facility.
Lund said similar meetings at
UBC would be beneficial and suggested work begin immediately on
organizing them.
•     *     *
Bruce Cheng announced that the
commerce undergraduate society
will be holding Career Opportunities Days from Wednesday to Friday this week. Various corporations, including Xerox, IBM and
Noranda will have representatives
available in SUB for students of all
faculties to talk to.
workers because if you're being
harassed usually others are too.
Also it's easier for the supervisor to
dismiss one woman than eight."
"The thing you've got to realize
is, don't expect justice. The chances
of your getting justice are pretty
small."
When a woman goes to the B.C.
Human Rights branch and makes a
complaint an officer will investigate
the situation, she said. The officer
talks to the co-workers, other harassed women, then to the employer,
she said. The employer has to have
the opportunity to rectify the situation, she added.
"The employer could say 'gee I
never knew this happened,' and all
you could get is the boss to talk to
the harasser and say this won't happen again."
LISTEN KIDS, have I got a deal for you, smirks travelling used history
salesman. "How to torture cats for fun and profit" was main theme of
snappy sales talk, but don't do it too often says Robert Darnton, because it
embarrasses bourgeois. (See story below.)
Bourgeois humiliated
by great cat massacre
A great cat massacre of 17th century Paris was symbolic of workers' frustration with their living
conditions, a Princeton University
historian said Monday.
The story of the massacre comes
from a 200-page autobiography
written by an apprentice in a Parisian printing shop, Robert Darnton
told 20 people in Buch. 202.
The workers in this printing shop
were forced to eat rotten meat,
sleep under the roof where they
were kept awake by alley cats howling, and generally led a hard life, he
said.
One worker decided to tease the
master by howling under his window like an alley cat, waking him at
the time when his employees began
work, Darnton added.
To relieve the problem; the master asked his wife to tell the workers
to get rid of the cats and his wife
warned the men not to harm her pet
cat, Le Gris, said Darnton.
He added the workers grabbed
their tools from the print shop and
Le Gris was the first to face death;
the massacred alley cats were piled
in the courtyard, tried and hanged,
Darnton added.
Provoked by a feeling of injustice
and disparity between the life of the
workers and their master the act
was intended to "humiliate the
bourgeois."
"There's a lot of hatred, (and
that) isn't too strong a word. Bosses
ordered the workers in batches.
They treated them as things."
Resentment sprang from a tendency in the second half of the 17th
century to eliminate the small trade
shops and it became difficult for
apprentices to become masters, he
said.
Cats played an important part in
French folklore; they were associated with the devil and witches, he
said. The French believed "if you
meet a cat at night, beat it. If you
suffer a bad fall, cut off a tomcat's
tail and suck the blood."
"The torturing of animals, particularly of cats, was popular. You
can find examples of this tendency
everywhere in folklore. There was
nothing unusual about the ritual
killing of cats."
Cats were considered vehicles of
magic but French folklore attaches
special association of cats with sexuality, he said. "Really the cats
served as a way to stage a dirty
joke."
By killing the mistress' cat, Le.
Gris, the workers were calling the
woman a witch and a slut. "There's
a lot more at stake than the simple
dispatching of cats," said Darnton. Page 4
THE    UBYSSEY
Tuesday, October 28,1980
f THE UBYSSEY)
October 28,1980
Published Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays throughout the
university year by the Alma Mater Society of the University of
B.C. Editorial opinions are those of the staff and not of the
AMS or the university administration. Member, Canadian
University Press. The Ubyssey publishes Page Friday, a weekly commentary and review. The Ubyssey's editorial office is in
room 241K of the Student Union Building. Editorial departments, 228-2301; Advertising, 228-3977.
Editor: Verne McDonald
Who knows how long it was? On what aeemed.to ba the 546th day of captivity tha Ubys8ey hostages
were still holding out, determined not to give in to their cruel and unsanitary captors. Verne McDonald,
Eric Eggertson and Nancy Campbell amused their fellow hostages by telling quaint stories of all-night
vigils at a mysterious place called "tha printers" where an insane troll by the name of Glen Sanford
tormented twisted sado-masochists like Julie Wheelwright and Stuart Davis with courtenayeaque sarcasm. Jo-Anne Falkiner. Scott McDonald and Lawrence Panych whiled away the hours by throwing
darts at a faded photograph of Ayatollah Bill Tieleman. R08S Burnett merely cowered in abject fear aa
Steve McClure beat Mark Leiren-Young over the head with an extra hyphen that happened to be lying
around.
Plenty off time
Tuition fees don't seem to both the Alma
Mater Society too much. At least, not enough to
get really worried about them.
The AMS says it didn't have much warning
about the board of governor's proposed 13 per
cent fee hike. They claim they only heard about it
at last month's board meeting. Yet it was a year
last May that the board decided not to raise the
fees for 1980-81 and warned there would be a
hike coming early this fall.
This was in line with an earlier decision to index tuition fees to a percentage of not less than
10 per cent of UBC's operating costs, a policy
which has yet to be implemented in practice.
There's no excuse for the AMS to now say
they had no idea the tuition fee increase was
coming. And if they indeed argue they had no
idea what was going on before the board meeting in the first week of October, then surely there
was enough time for the executive to meet its responsibilities and mobilize publicity and student
council or executive participation for the farce of
a public meeting that took place Friday.
Instead, the meeting was given no publicity by
the AMS. A dozen students took part. Of these,
there was only one AMS executive member: Al
Soltis, the external affairs coordinator. The others, it seems, felt the only public meeting concerning tuition fees before the matter was decided on by the board, and imposed on the students
who make up the AMS, was not worth the trouble.
We can sympathize with the AMS executive.
Perhaps their excellent summer jobs spent supposedly serving the students on the AMS payroll
made them feel an extra $80 shelled out to the
university next year was not a significant sum.
Or perhaps they were too busy planning how
to spend such large amounts of students' money
that they simply overlooked such a small thing as
a tuition fee hike.
At other campuses, including Simon Fraser
University's, there are standing committees on
matters that affect students — such as student
aid, housing and tuition fee hikes. At UBC, there
is the subcommittee to deal with tuition fee
raises; it was formed this month and, if all goes
as the board wants which it probably will, it will
be disbanded next month.
The fight against tuition fees by the Socreds
on the second floor of SUB has been a joke. The
only thing to do now is to call for the students
themselves to fight. The board of governors is
meeting Nov. 4 to decide whether the fees you
pay should go up 13 per cent next year. Go up to
the AMS offices in the northwest corner of the
second floor of SUB and ask what they intend to
do about it.
Then ask where to go on Tuesday a week from
today. If students council and its executive won't
do it, we will just have to do it ourselves.
Sexism
A letter arrives from a reader who advocates
sexual harassment of women as part of what another reader calls 'a Swiftian proposal.'
Then comes another from a teaching assistant
who claims an issue such as sexual harassment is
irrelevant to union negotiations. We are forced
to hold our laughter on the former and our applause on the latter because we hear, in today's
issue of The Ubyssey, that 90 per cent of women
in the labor force consider sexual harassment a
serious problem.
Both letters, in the uncouth words of a former
editor, "suck the big turd." Sexual harassment
of women on the job is neither a joke nor is it irrelevant. It is the uncivilized result of a slave-
master mentality that has dogged employees in
general and women in particular. In this time of
increasing female participation in the work force,
sexual harassment is of central importance.
To some men such matters may not loom too
large as problems society must face. But then,
many of those men haven't applied for jobs
where the chances are good they'll be expected
to be buggered by someone.
The problems women face in our society in
trying to be recognized as full-fledged first class
citizens are tragic, not comic. Only the most insensitive of anachronistic human beings could
see them as unimportant.
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Metten's points against TAU picked apart
In a recent letter to The Ubyssey
A. W. F. Metten offered his opinion of the TA Union's contract demands. A TA Union may well be
"unique" among unions (although
ours is not the only union of teaching assistants) but I am not interested in arguing the merits of organized labor here. Rather I would simply comment, point by point, on
Matten's opinions.
(1) Medical/Dental coverage.
Matten seems to think that because
some fulltime workers have not
gained this coverage, then neither
should part-time workers. Regardless of the merit (if any) of this argument the point to be considered is
this: Life below the poverty line is
never easy, especially if one becomes ill or injured. Medical cover-
Satire misunderstood
Following the letter by Robert
Johnson in the Oct. 23 Ubyssey, the
Ubyssey staff added a little note
asking if Mr. Johnson's letter
would be as funny if "woman"
were replaced by "black," "Oriental," etc., thereby revealing that
they had missed the point.
The letter is obviously a satire
along the lines of Swift's Modest
Proposal, in which Swift took the
role of a very logical, cold-hearted
gentleman who proposed ending the
Irish famine by serving the children
of the poor to the rich as food. Now
does anyone honestly believe that
Swift, even in his heart of hearts,
really thought that this was the solution? Undoubtedly it is what he
thought was happening in a figurative sense, and he attempted to get
his outrage across to other people.
Although Mr. Johnson is not
quite in Swift's league, what he
seems to have done is create a little
satire which not only mocks some
men's attitudes towards women,
but points out one problem of the
feminist movement, of which any
one who has done any reading will
be aware.
The letter would not be as "funny" if "woman" were replaced by
"black," "Oriental," or "commerce student" (nice touch, that),
because there are no members of
these groups (so far as I am aware)
actively campaigning to keep themselves in a subjugated state. But
there is a fairly large, or at least vocal, group of women who are campaigning precisely to keep the role
assigned to them in Mr. Johnson's
satire. Why they are doing it is another question entirely, but there is
no doubt that they exist.
If I have been mistaken about the
intent of Mr. Johnson's letter, and
it was really just a blatant case of
male chauvinist piggery, let me
assure him that I do apologize for
taking it out of context, and missing
the point myself so completely. Certainly I would not want to embarrass anybody with unnecessary
comparisons to Swift.
John Burgess
graduate studies
age is more of a necessity for the
poor than the rich.
In addition, medical insurance
premiums form a larger percentage
of our pay than most. Is it unreasonable to ask our employer to
help defray this cost?
(2) Academic freedom. I am
sorry to see that Metten takes
"freedom of speech" to be a "hazy
catch phrase." Eastern bloc academics do not find their governments' response to the exercise of
such freedom "nebulous." But, of
course, we are not living in the east.
If there is no threat to such freedoms here, why object to this statement of principle? And if there is
such a threat, then there is all the
more reason for its inclusion.
(3) Sexual harassment. Contrary
to Matten's opinion, there are no
"laws already existing in the labor
relations code" which speak to this
issue. Inclusion of this clause in our
contract will make it unique (and no
doubt the envy of many workers
who must put up with harassment
daily).
The university, by the way,
agrees with our definition of sexual
harassment, and with the grievance
procedure outlined in the contract.
This makes their reasons for its exclusion all the more mysterious. Are
they afraid we will set an example
which the secretaries and clerical
workers might follow?
(4) Equality between faculties.
Until Metten can convince me that
teaching an introductory chemistry
lab is intrinsically more difficult
than teaching an introductory phil
osophy or English section, I will
stand for the TAU's demand of
equal pay for equal work.
One further point needs to be
raised here. Metten seems to think
that a demand for "poverty line"
wages is "excessive." May I remind
him that our "hourly" work as
TAs, markers and tutors is not all
we are being paid for — nor all that
we are contributing to this university.
Jonathan Katz
philosophy
TA U thanks Metten
On behalf of the TA Union, I
would like to thank Mr. Metten for
his comments on our negotiating
position, as expressed in The Ubyssey Oct. 23. The TAU, since its inception a year and a half ago, has
been actively seeking input from
UBC's TAs, markers and tutors in
order that we may formulate a bargaining proposal that accurately reflects the needs and aspirations of
the employees we represent.
At present, we have every reason
to believe that our contract proposals do in fact have the support of
our membership. For example, our
last general meeting, on Sept. 30,
voted unanimously to give our negotiating committee a mandate to
negotiate a sexual harassment article. The principle of an academic
freedom article was supported by
all members present but one.
We realize that there are some
TAs, like Mr. Metten, who are happy with the status quo, and who believe our bargaining demands are
excessive. Obviously, however, the
union's prime responsibility is toward its own members. Any complaints about our performance are
certain to be taken seriously if they
came from within.
Therefore, we invite Mr. Metten
and other non-members to join the
union, come to our meetings, ask
questions, discuss issues, and vote
according to their conscience. Our
phone number is 228-4883, and our
next general meeting is this Thursday, Oct. 30 at 12:30 p.m., in the
Grad Centre garden room.
Glen Porter
steering committee, CUPE 2278
The Ubyssey welcomes letters
from all readers.
Especially those who type their
letters, triple-spaced, on a 70 space
typewriter line, because these are
the people who are most likely to
see their letters printed sometime
before next Durin's Day eve.
Pen names will be used when the
writer's real name is also included
for our information in the letter and
when valid reasons for anonymity
are given.
Although an effort is made to
publish all letters received, The
Ubyssey reserves the right to edit
letters for reasons of brevity, legality and taste.
Neatness counts. Tuesday, October 28,1980
THE    U BYS S EY
Page 5
'Stalin protected USSR minorities'
A recent letter confused the stand
of the Bolsheviks with the crimes of
the renegades to Marxism-Leninism, Khruschev and Brezhnev. Under the genuinely revolutionary
leadership of Lenin and Stalin, the
rights of the national minority peoples in the Soviet Union were safeguarded.
Their cultures were protected,
their right to be educated in their
mother tongues insured, and in
many cases the government assisted
in the alphabetization of their language and thus recorded and preserved them, so near were they to
extinction under the great Russian
chauvinism of the czars.
Your correspondent pointed out
that in the 1930s Ukrainian school
children studied Russian for only
two hours a day, and the rest of
their studies were in Ukrainian.
This was a correct policy which has
been reversed, and the chauvinism
of the czars restored.
Albania furnishes a contemporary example of the correct Marxist-
Leninist attitude toward national
minorities. There, the Greek minority is guaranteed the right to be educated in Greek, and to speak Greek,
no matter where they live in Albania. The right of the Greek minority to dress in their traditional
PANGO-PANGO (UNS) —
Denizens of this tiny island kingdom were shocked and dismayed
today to learn that several hairy
puce blorgs had abandoned the Daily Blah, a respected journal of irresponsible opinion and libel, to
agents of Pathetic Jest, a subsidiary
of Chompsem Newspapers. The
erstwhile scribes were reported to
have joined the Hash Rebels, a local
religious cult that actively promotes
tooth decay.
manner, and to observe their customs is not only guaranteed, the
government of Albania actively encourages the exercise of these
rights.
Contrast this stand with the Canadian government which has committed genocide against the native
people, and trampled underfoot the
culture of the peoples recruited
from many lands to colonize Canada. In times of crisis, the Canadian
government has moved from the
"mere" denigration of their culture
to open physical attacks and deportations, as in the case of the Chinese, the Japanese, and the East Indian peoples.
The Canadian government has a
history of trampling in the dirt the
national customs of peoples, in an
effort to turn Canadians into a ho
mogenized collection with a plastic,
McDonald's, consumerist culture.
Your reader is wrong to assert
that Hardial Bains and CPC(M-L)
support the great Russian chauvinism of Brezhnev and his gang.
These fascist aggressors are not
communists, no matter what they
call themselves.
Allen Soroka
committee against racist and
fascist violence
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Thurs. Oct. 30, 12:30
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Fri. Oct. 31, 12:30
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THE    U BYS S EY
Tuesday, October 28,1980
'Tween classes
TODAY
CCCM
Eucharist,   noon,   Lutheran   Campua   Centre
chapel.
HMEC WEEK
Boat races (with mHk). noon. SUB plaza.
EL CIRCULO
General meeting, noon, Buch. 218.
HUMAN SETTLEMENTS
Third work) development films: Tha Guanchias
Project and Fight for a Shelter, noon. Library
Procsaaing 308.
INSTITUTE OF ASIAN RESEARCH
Films: Traffic congaatkm in Tokyo and Grow for
the Future - Nepal, noon, Buch. 106.
AMS WOMEN'S COMMITTEE
Woman's committee meeting, noon, SUB 130.
CHINESE STUDENTS' ASSOCIATION
Several volunteer positions are still open, all
week, noon. SUB 236.
ENGLISH DEPARTMENT
COLLOQUIUM 8ERIES
Professor Kay Stockholder, UBC dept. of English, apeeka on Pestilent Vapors — lovers in
Shakespeare's problem plays, 3:30 p.m., Buch.
Tower 599.
LSM
Dinner and fourth in seriea — Liturgy and life;
focusing on Liturgical Arts, 6 p.m., Lutheran
Campus Centre.
SPORTS CAR CLUB
General meeting with films, 7:30 p.m., SUB 215.
WEDNESDAY
TROTSKYIST LEAGUE
Marxist literature and discussion, 11:30 a.m. to
1:30 p.m., SUB main concourse.
HMEC WEEK
Pumpkin sales outside HMEC building and campus wide sweater and T-shirt day.
AISEC
General meeting, noon, Henry Angus 425.
UBC SAILING CLUB
General meeting and film. noon. SUB 207/209.
NEWMAN CENTRE
Rev. Don Johnaon speaks on the Lutheran/Roman Catholic dialogues, noon, SUB 212.
NDP CLUB -
General meeting, noon, SUB 211.
HISTORICAL DANCE SOCIETY
Social history presentation, noon, SUB 115.
CUS
Career days open to third and fourth year studenta
from aH faculties. Various firms are repreeented and
employers wi* ba available to discuss career opportunities. Resumes will be accepted, 2:X to 5
p.m., SUB ballroom
CCCM
Potluck dinner followed by discussion, 5:30
p.m., Lutheran Campua Centre.
THURSDAY
HMEC WEEK
Mini Olympics, noon, SUB plaza.
CUS
Career days continue, 2.30 to 5 p.m., SUB ballroom.
CAMPUS CRUSADE FOR CHRIST
Dr. Terry Winter speeks on Jesus Christ, noon,
Woodward lecture 2.
POTTERY CLUB
General meeting, noon, SUB 251.
PRE-DENTAL SOCIETY
Lt. Col. Fortier apaaka on tha CAF Dental Officer's Training Plan, noon, IRC 6.
wusc
Important dub meeting, noon, Buch. 205.
GAY PEOPLE OF UBC
Gay academic speaker series: Prof. Tom Soko-
lowski of UBC's fine arts dept. speaks on Is That
a Gay Aesthetic, noon, SUB 125.
INTRAMURALS
Grsnd Prix Cycle Race open to men and women
of all riding abilities. And you don't have to register — just show up, noon, Maclnnes field.
Registration deedline for weekend Men's
Snooker Tourney, 4 p.m. Register at WMG 203.
Men'a Handley Cup Soccer Final, noon, Maclnnes field. Law vs. sngineers.
LE CLUB FRANCAIS
General   meeting,   noon.   International   House
lounge.
CCCM
Speeker aeriea: Exploring the Neture of Evil,
noon, SUB 215.
EAST INDIAN STUDENTS' ASSOCIATION
General meeting, noon, SUB 211.
PRE-MED SOCIETY
Dr. Schwartz speaks on nutrition, noon, IRC 1.
TA UNION
General meeting,  noon,  Grad  Centre garden
room.
WSO
Panel discussion: Women in Medicine, noon,
Buch. 102.
FRIDAY
TROTSKYIST LEAGUE
Marxist literature and discussion, 11:30 a.m. to
1:30 p.m., SUB main concourse.
HMEC WEEK
Pumpkin carving contest, noon, SUB plaza.
GAY PEOPLE OF UBC
Business meeting, noon, SUB 115.
LE CLUB FRANCAIS
General meeting, noon, International House
lounge.
CCCM
Bible atudy, noon, Lutheran Campus Centre.
UBC SKYDIVING CLUB
General meeting, noon, SUB 213.
CANADIAN UNIVERSITY PRESS
Rod Mickleburgh, veteran Sun labor reporter
currently freelencing and working for Co-op
radio, speaks on labor reporting, 4 p.m.. Peak office at SFU.
SUNDAY
CPC (M-LI
Hardial Bains will present a report on his visit to
Albania, 7:30 p.m., 5880 Main St., Vancouver.
Big week lor
Intramural*
There's lots happening in intramural action this week.
On Thursday at Mclnnis field the
men's Handley Cup soccer final
takes place. Law will face the engineers in this all-important battle
which will decide the league
champions. Play begins at noon.
Also at noon Thursday the Grand
Prix bicycle race starts off. Despite
the title, this event is open to cyclists of all abilities. You don't have
to register, simply show up with a
bike and the willinginess to ride at
Mclnnis field.
Thursday at 4 p.m. is the latest
you   can   register   in   the   men's
Hot flashes
snooker tournament which will take
place this weekend.
Stockholder
Lovers in Shakespeare's problem
plays will be the topic discussed today by Prof. Kay Stockholder in Buchannan Tower 599 at 3:30 p.m.
A future?
Yes, Virginia, there is life after
graduation.
And to prove this theory, the
Commerce Undergraduate Society
is putting on career days, a special
two-day presentation open to third
and fourth year students from all faculties on campus.
Various firms will be there, and
employers will be available to discuss career opportunities. Resumes
will be accepted.
Activities begin at 2:30 p.m.
Wednesday in the SUB ballroom.
Action will resume Thursday at the
same time, same place.
Milk gvzzfers
Home economics week continues today with boat races (featuring
milk) at the SUB plaza.
But those crazy home economists have even more in store than
that. Wednesday will see a campus-
wide sweater and T-shirt day, not
to mention pumpkin sales in front
of the home economics building.
Thursday will see the amazing
mini-Olympics in the SUB plaza,
while on Friday at the same place a
pumpkin-carving contest will occur.
Stay tuned to 'Tween Classes to
stay on top of aH the happenings.
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TUESDAY, OCT. 28
"Visions Of Our Future"
Dr.   Peter  Oberlander from  the  Centre for
Human Resources
12:30 p.m.
Shefa Vegetarian Lunch —11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 29
Dr. Pou Friedlander visiting from Israel,
speaking on
"Opportunities For Study At
Hebrew University"
12:30 p.m.
Shefa Vegetarian Lunch—11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
THURSDAY, OCT. 30
Hebrew Classes, all levels
12:30 p.m.
Shefa Vegetarian Lunch —11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
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THE    UBYSSEY
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Terminal City avoids cliche
By LAWRENCE PANYCH
Psychological exploration, so
often cliched and pathetically self-
indulgent, can be risky business for
serious artists. While they might be
perfectly well intentioned when
spilling their guts in public, we the
audience may be able to muster
nothing more than a yawn in appreciation.
It is refreshing to find a group of
artists who manage to maintain
some balance when dwelling on the
internal. Vancouver's Terminal City
Dance is such a group. In a series of
intimate evenings which began last
weekend at the Western Front
Lodge they open a few doors into
some of the darker corners of the
subconscious and invite us to open
a few of our own.
Why it is exactly that Terminal City is able to avoid the previously
mentioned pitfalls is difficult to pinpoint. Perhaps it is because of their
ability to give some universal quality
to their very personal statements.
We are not expected to sit passively
by and watch but are constantly invited and even challenged to wed
their experiences to our own.
The company's style involves the
defining of a new reality through
artful compositions of movement
and sound and careful use of the
performance space. Space and
time are distorted to create a
nightmarish or even 'stoned' sort of
sensation which draws us deep into
our own subconscious.
Terminal City Dance
Western Front Lodge
nightly at 8:30
In the first piece of the program,
Cantus, two of the musician-
dancers, Terry Hunter and Savannah Walling, are stationed in front
of two opened doors at the back of
the studio and perform a
fascinating composition of chants,
scattered phrases and percussion
composed for them  by Michael
Baker. Dancer-choreographer
Karen Rimmer, meanwhile is yanked about by this domineering and
inexplicable fracas shouting at her
from the darker recesses. It is not
simply a view of one individual's
chaotic and irrational mind. It is
perhaps an honest look at the process which underlies most of
human motivation.
In Creature, choreographed and
danced by Terry Hunter, we are
treated to a kind of ritualistic dance
of an enormous eight or ten legged
insect-like being. The superb structure designed by Hunter and Evelyn
Roth gives the piece much of its arresting quality. Hunter has
mounted various sized drums at the
end of each of the legs which he
beats in a steadily increasing tempo. As the piece ends the creature
approaches to within inches of the
audience, towering above the spectators sitting on the floor. The lights
go down. There is silence and IT IS
THERE standing in the dark above
LITHESOME LIMBS . . . challenge audience.
usl For a brief moment we experience a chill as we descend into
a world of insects and other multiple legged creatures. We the
observers are now the observed.
Undoubtedly another reason for
the success of Terminal City Dance
in holding audience attention is
their frequent punctuation of pieces
with bits of humor. In the last
work of the program, Time Piece,
the artists, true to their style, concern themselves with deep
psychological questions but in a
way which is imaginative and fun.
This work contains some pleasant
surprises for the unsuspecting audience.
The creations of Terminal City
Dance are integrated performance
pieces. The artists are musicians
and actors as well as dancers.
Movement taken by itself is simple
and not particularly notable. This is,
one would think, a criticism given
that the group calls itself a dance
company. But then Terminal City
Dance is different and the title of
dance company is overly restrictive
for a group to whom the concept is
of prime importance.
B-52s and assorted flora and fauna strafe Commodore in music blitz
By ROSS BURNETT
Zany is a term usually used to
describe Monty Python but the
B-52s were certainly that and more
last Monday night at the Commodore Ballroom. From dress straight
out of Archie comics to insane
dance steps, the B-52s were like live
specimens from the inner sleeve of
Led Zeppelin's Presence.
The lights went down and out
bounced five cool cats who started
the party rolling with the erotic Lava
from the first album. From this
things got only better as 6060-842,
52 girls. Devil in My Car, Private
Idaho, Dance This Mess Around,
Quiche Lorraine and Rock Lobster
were all performed as only the
B-52s could: Cindy beating the
bongoes and screaming hysterically, Keith pounding away on a sur
prisingly sparse drum kit, Fred singing and dancing, Kate keeping her
88s and massive coiffure straight
and Ricky like a statue, picking
strings.
Ricky was truly amazing, concentrating on his guitar he didn't look
up at the audience once. He changed guitars almost every song.
Quiche Lorraine was one of the
many highlights. This is a neat little
number about a dark green, two
inch high poodle who runs away
with a great dane. It is typical of the
B-52s bizarre themes. Their lyrics
are, well, zany. From their biggest
hit. Rock Lobster, we have:
We were at the beach
Everybody had matching towels
Somebody went under a dock
There they saw a rock
It wasn't a rock
It was a rock lobsterl
The music is a combination of
drums, organs and tinny guitar producing a fast and furious rhythm,
sometimes repetitious, but seldom
boring.
The B-52s take nothing seriously.
.They make no great social comment. They barely touch on the
age-old boy-girl theme and when
they do strange things happen.
From their first album is 6060-842, a
song about a telephone number
from a bathroom wall. A young lady
is trying to connect with to meet a
man of her dreams. On the second
album is Strobe Light in which a
young chap tells his girlfriend (over
the phone again) the things he's
going to do to her when they make
love under the strobe light. "I'm going to kiss your pineapple!" These
are the most straightforward songs.
Few groups have tried to imitate
the B-52s — few would be able to.
Not many contemporary song
writers are able to detach
themselves from reality and be just
downright iooney the way the
B-52s are.
Perhaps they caught the new
wave bandwagon at precisely the
right moment, half a year sooner or
later and they may have been
laughed right out of the record
company's office. The group did
not sprout up overnight though,
they became a sensation in Georgia
(not Nebraska) then the East Coast
before striking gold with Rock
Lobster.
Initiation
After a much too short set, the
party troopers returned for three
encore numbers and many more
groovy dance steps, leaving the
pseudo punks and trendy new
wavers howling for more. A lot of
them probably went to the Gardens
Tuesday night for another dose.
One of the encore songs was 53
Miles West of Venus. This only has
one line (you guessed it), repeated
umpteen times. Good clean fun.
The backup band Monday night
was a local group The Singing
Cowboys. While their songs tended
to sound somewhat similar the
group needs only to iron out a few
kinks (like their name) to be yet
another great band spawned in our
fair city. Their bassist by the way is
simply excellent. Page 8
THE    UBYSSEY
Tuesday, October 28,1980
'Birds, Dinos
stack on top
By SCOTT McDONALD
The Canadian West University soccer season has ended and they do not
know who won.
The University of Calgary and UBC both ended their season tied for first
place but because this has never happened before league officials do not
know how to break the tie.
The 'Birds played one of their best games of the season Saturday when
they defeated the University of Saskatchewan Huskies 5-0. On Friday
Calgary played to a 0-0 tie with the University of Edmonton.
Executives of the league will be discussing possible solutions today. They
will have several methods of doing this.
They could look at the results of the games that the teams played against
each other.
By using this method Calgary would come out ahead by virtue of their
having taken three out of a possible four points from UBC. But if goals for
and against are looked at then UBC would come out the winner.
Needless to say the respective athletic offices are both pushing for the tie-
breaking system that would favor their school.
The Canadian Soccer Association has been contacted and has suggested
that the two teams hold a playoff to decide the league champion.
'Bird coach Joe Johnson said that one of the reasons that the 'Birds
played so well was that team captain Eric Jones was back after being sidelined with a broken ankle. The steadying influence of Jones on the fullback
line was very apparent as the 'Birds earned their third shutout of the
season.
Also back from injury was 'keeper Ben Becker who played a steady
game. Johnson said that because Becker was not tested seriously by the
Huskies it was a good day for him to come back.
Gordy Johnson once again led the 'Birds by scoring two goals. Johnson
is now the league scoring champion with nine goals over the eight-game
season.
Rookie Joel Johnson also scored twice and midfielder Randy Coutts
rounded out the scoring.
Johnson was particularly effective in penetrating from his wing position
and is showing promise of developing into a prolific scorer capable of replacing the graduating Gord Johnson as team scoring leader.
Coach Johnson said that he hopes the soccer league will "take a page out
of basketball's book" and institute a playoff system.
Tettes hit the top
By JO-ANNE FALKINER
The CWUAA season is over and
all is well with the field hockey
Thunderettes. In the third and final
tournament played this weekend in
Victoria, UBC won three out of
four games and are once again Canada West champions.
In the first game of the tournament UBC defeated the University
of Calgary 4-0. Janis Wilson scored
two goals for UBC while Anne
Crofts and Sue Macdonald each
netted one.
Dana Sinclair scored all three
Thunderette goals in the second
game when the University of Alberta went down 3-1.
In the game against the University of Saskatchewan Crofts added
two goals to her total. A single by
Arlyn Copithorne left the final
score at 3-1.
Once again the University of Victoria was UBC's toughest competition. The Thunderettes were unable
to get on the scoreboard and went
down 1-0 to the Vikettes. This was
the Thunderettes first loss of the
season and did not affect their position in the league. UBC finished
with 38 points, well ahead of second
place UVic with 33.5
The Thunderettes travel to Toronto Nov. 6 for the Canadian national championships.
(   'Bird droppings    J
The UBC Thunderbird hockey
team knocked off the Kamloops
Cowboys twice in the weekend Senior Hockey League exhibition matches.
On Sunday night the 'Birds had
to score late in the third period to
clip the Cowboys 6-5. Saturday,
UBC had an easier time, downing
Kamloops 8-2.
In volleyball the Thunderettes
travelled to Oregon to take part in
the Portland State invitational this
weekend. The Thunderettes won
every game.
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SPORTS
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HOPPING GNOMES were suspended in mid-leap of punk pogo by UFO seen hovering over Mclnnes field on
Saturday. Departing spheroid failed to remove static field thereby making it possible to exhibit specimens in
Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum in Victoria. Interested persons may view specimens Monday to Saturday from 9
a.m. to 5 p.m.
'Birds win game but miss playoffs
For 24 hours the Thunderbird
football team thought they were on
the way to the playoffs. Friday
night the 'Birds defeated the Saskatchewan Huskies 14-0, but Saturday the Calgary Dinosaurs racked
up a win against the University of
Alberta Golden Bears and edged
UBC out of the playoffs.
In the UBC-Saskatchewan game,
played in the rain before 200 fans at
Thunderbird stadium, the 'Birds
secondary made all the difference.
UBC's secondary, one of the best
in Canadian college football, intercepted three passes, including one
by Laurent DesLauriers with 8:20
to play and the Huskies deep in
UBC territory. That interception ef
fectively killed any hopes the Huskies may have had.
Turnovers played a crucial role.
Four minutes into the game Pat
Cantner recovered a Huskie fumble
on the Saskatchewan 11-yard line
which set up a 26-yard field goal by
Ken Munro.
Another fumble by Huskie QB
Ron Morris on his own 32 led to
UBC's only touchdown. 'Bird
quarterback Dave Thistle plunged
into the end zone on a one-yard
dive. The conversion by Ken Munro
left it 10-0.
The 'Birds got another safety at
8:28 of the second quarter when
Munro missed a 26-yard field goal,
and then put their final two points
on the board when a snap from centre soared over punter Paul Hickie's
head and into the Huskies' end
zone.
The win kept UBC alive in the
WIFL playoff race with a 3-3-1 record, one point behind second-place
Calgary. Had the Dinosaurs gone
down to the league-leading University of Alberta Golden Bears on
Saturday, UBC would have clinched the second and final playoff
spot. However, the Dinos toppled
the Bears 41-33 in Edmonton Saturday and eliminated the 'Birds from
playoff contention.
The 'Birds end their season next
Saturday when they come up
against the Dinosaurs in Calgary.
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