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The Ubyssey Feb 23, 1982

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Array Bennett freezes funding
UBC will at best receive a 12 per
cent funding increase next year
although university costs will likely
jump about 19 per cent, administration president Doug Kenny said
Premier Bill Bennett's program
of restricting government spending
and public sector wage increases has
"tremendous implications
throughout the university?' Kenny
He said the program will create
even further retrenchments in
university services, make UBC
vulnerable to faculty raiding from
other universities, and limit wage
hikes for UBC employees.
Kenny said he met briefly Mon
day with universities minister Pat
McGeer, but the full impact Bennett's  program  on   UBC  is  still'
"Details are not yet available,
but the government has made it
clear it plans to fulfill the general
principles of the program," Kenny
said. "It is a serious threat to our
ability to maintain the supply side
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of the house, particularly for the
Kenny said he will continue to
seek more funding for UBC, but
"one cannot be too optimistic on
this one."
Kenny said while the program
restricts funding increases to the entire B.C. university system, the
Universities Council of B.C. could
reduce UBC's funds even further.
"But even if we get 12 per cent, it
will be a significant reducation,"
Kenny said.
Students were concerned,
bewildered and confused by Bennett's program.
"It's a very inflexible policy that
he's proposing," said Dave Frank,
Alma Mater Society president. "If
university costs skyrocket next year
we're in big trouble."
—eralg brooks photo
BRIEF ATTEMPT TO sum up case pro and con for and against law students association executive action of
vigorously protesting annual Godiva ride and Red Rag, leads to puzzlement and boredom for future jurists in back
benches. While bearded barrister-to-be picks nose, berated burgher of the bar chews finger and bemused semi-
solicitor ponders possible permutations of prosecution's stand. See story page 3.
Senate finance input sought
When the UBC senate engages in
an emotional, two-hour debate,
something must be wrong.
Last Wednesday, senators
discussed the academic Retrenchment Committee, report, and
demanded more input into administration policy.
Senate voted overwhelmingly to
grant an extended mandate to the
senate budget committee, instruc
ting it "to make recommendations
to the president and to report to
senate concerning academic planning and priorities as they relate to
the preparation of the university
budget." The senate nominating
committee will propose additional
members to enlarge the senate
budget committee.
In a 12-page report, the budget
committee expressed its concern
about retrenchment, especially as it
Differential fees hiked
TORONTO (CUP) — There was a special surprise in store for international students when Ontario's education ministry announced annual funding levels for the province's universities February 18.
Fees charged to international students studying at Ontario institutions
will roughly double in 1982-83.
The ministry announced that international students starting school in
Ontario next year will be expected to pay from $2,700 to $4,400, depending
on their program. The new fees will be up by most $930 to $2,600.
Canadian students fared little better. The ministry will increase operating
grants to Ontario's universities 12.2 per cent, although the Ontario Council
on University Affairs had recommended a 14.4 per cent increase.
University tuition fees have been given the green light to climb 12.2 per
cent next fall, and universities will retain tax on increases up to additional
10 per cent.
"That will leave an actual operating shortfall of $25 million," said Mark
Rosenfeld Ontario Federation of Students researcher Mark Rosenfeld.
"They say Ontario student assistance will cover it. They know damn well
that's not certain, because the exact fees are not yet determined."
Rosenfeld said the Ontario government seems to have its wires crossed
on policy towards international students. "If they're saying they want to
promote Third World development through Ontario training, they're
definitely sending the wrong signals out."
affects faculty. According to the
report, no faculty members have
been released but vacant positions
have been removed.
Twenty-two authorized faculty
positions were cut while unallocated
salary funds accounted for another
16 faculty positions. Another 23
authorized staff positions were
deleted, and unallocated funds for
13 other staff positions were
withdrawn. Some teaching
assistance funds were also
"Since no impact statements
were available from the faculties, it
is not possible to assess the way in
which these cuts have affected the
academic enterprise. Therefore, we
are unable to document the detailed
effects on courses and programs.
However, there is no doubt that all
faculties and departments suffered,
but in different ways, with few
academic units avoiding serious impact," the report said.
"This was not an across the
board exercise — different faculties
were affected in different ways,"
said J. L. Wisenthal, a budget committee member.
"There were three areas about
which we were particularly worried
— agricultural science, arts, and
education," he said, adding extra
aid should be given to the arts faculty.
See page 3: FACULTY
He said the first step to fighting
the program is educating UBC
students and the public.
Stephen Learey, spokesperson
for the students for an accessible
education, said "B.C.'s education
would further fall behind the rest of
"We already have the lowest participation rate in Canada. With further cutbacks even fewer people can
afford to go to university."
"I just can't believe it," said
Cynthia Southard, the new AMS
external affairs officer. "It's like
watching the tuition fees go up.
You just sit there and you wonder
how can they keep doing this."
She said the problem is serious
but "half the students probably
don't even know what's going on."
.. .while labor
ignores him
UBC labor organizations are ignoring premier Bill Bennett's program of spending restrictions and
will continue to bargain for salary
hikes greater than the 10 to 12 per
cent wage increase ceiling announced Thursday.
"We intend to carry on as if the
speech was never made," Health
Services Association executive
director Jack Campbell said Sunday, adding the union will seek a 33
per cent increase over one year.
The HSA represents paramedical
hospital employees at UBC's Acute
Care Unit.
In his televised speech, Bennett
said provincial government spending will be limited to 12 per cent
under the program, and wage increases cannot exceed the 10 per
cent ceiling by more than two per
cent, except in unusual circumstances.
Some settlements will go as high
as 12 per cent over one year, while
others could rise by only eight per
cent. A 14 per cent increase will only be allowed to produce incentives
to certain workers.
The Association of University
and College Employees plans to
bargain with the administration in
defiance  of  Bennett's  announcement.
"We're really disgusted by this
whole thing," said AUCE local 1
spokesperson Wendy Bice. "We intend to proceed as we've planned
until further notice." AUCE's contract expires March 31.
AUCE has been planning to
bargain for parity with Canadian
Union of Public Employees local
117 members, who will receive a 13
per cent increase April 1.
Administration president Doug
Kenny said Monday AUCE's 13 per
cent increase will be honored.
"We're against it," teaching
assistants union spokesperson
Robin Visel said of Bennett's program.
Said another TAU spokesperson,
Malcolm Kennard: "It's difficult to
say what the effect will be, except
the situation will be worse for
The TAU negotiated a 15 per
cent increase with the administration for the 1981-82 year.
The faculty association, which
successfully bargained for an 18 per
cent increase in August, has no
comment until more information is
made public.
AGM questioned
The Alma Mater Society's annual
general meeting was illegally run,
charged AMS vice president Cliff
Stewart after the Wednesday
Stewart said the meeting violated
the AMS constitution because its
chair, former AMS president
Marlea Haugen, did not wait the required 30 minutes after the noon
meeting time for quorum to be
reached before proceeding with
routine business not requiring
Haugen began the meeting only
10 minutes after the scheduled starting time, said Stewart. More than
an hour after the meeting adjourned, Haugen reconvened it inside the
beer garden. The assembled group
of beer-drinkers passed a motion
"approving all business transacted
earlier in the Council Chambers and
all that shit."
"It's business as normal in the
AMS," said Jon Gates, arts
students' council representative
after the motion was passed.
AMS finance director James
Hollis said Haugen's actions were
"not very thoughtful."
Jane Loftus former finance director was concerned about Haugen's
handling of the AGM.
Loftus had planned to make a
report on the audited AMS financial statements for 1980-81 at 1 p.m.
When she arrived, the meeting had
ended and the executives left for a
beer garden.
None of the AMS executives contacted were aware of the constitutional requirement concerning the
30-minute wait to see if quorum is
AMS president Dave Frank said
ignoring this requirement was
"realistic," since quorum was
unlikely to be reached. Quorum at
AGMs is 10 per cent of day-time
students, or about 2,300. The AMS
has not obtained quorum at an
AGM since 1975, when they won
passage of a new constitution by
booking the rock band Chillawack
to play in the War Memorial gym.
The AGM was held between the
band's sets.
"Anyone really serious (about
making a presentation) would have
been there by 12:30," said Frank.
Frank said he will be glad to tell
any students who showed up late to
the meeting what they missed.
But Frank said he does not plan
to follow the AMS constitution and
See page 2: AMS Page 2
Tuesday, February 23,1982
■IMS following
constitution spirit to
$35,000 surplus,
defeated votes
From page 1
bylaws "to the letter," but prefers
instead "to follow the spirit."
Haugen declined to comment.
During the meeting's routine
business, students approved reports
from the president general manager
and last year's audited statements.
The statements revealed a
$35,000 AMS surplus generated
during 1980-81.
In her outgoing president's
report, Haugen said she fears this
year "is only a beginning where cutbacks are concerned ... I fear the
only way to stop this trend is to convince the provincial government
that students are a political power
and that the community cares about
Haugen thought the failure of recent referenda on SUB renovations
and funding for a public interest
research group "are not necessarily
a reflection of student disapproval,
but more likely their lack of interest."
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J Tuesday, February 23,1982
Page 3
SUS election handling questioned
Science students have challenged
the legality of the Science
Undergraduate Society's Feb. 17
executive elections due to improper
handling and inadequate publicity.
First, it was unclear who the chief
returning officer was. According to
Brad Waugh, newly elected science
representative on council, it was
past science president Dave Frank.
But according to Frank it was
Sylvia Craseman.
And there were three different
voter counts. Losing candidate
Horacio de la Cueva said there were
56 voters from the faculty of 3,600.
Frank claimed 87 to 100 votes, and
Waugh said 62 science students
voted in the elections.
"I don't think it was right," said
de la Cueva. "Turnout was poor,
less than two per cent, and it was
not representative."
The entire procedure was not
handled satisfactorily, he said. "It
is the duty of the science
undergraduate society executive to
publicize these things and ensure
turnout. I saw no posters announcing the elections until the polls were
set up."
Poor work while
rich go to school
HALIFAX (CUP) — Almost
half the students attending
Dalhousie University have parents
who make double the income of
average Atlantic families, according
to a recent student union survey.
Responses to the survey questionnaires, distributed during the
academic year, indicated that 48 per
cent of Dalhousie students are from
households with an income of more
than $30,000. In the Atlantic
region, only 21 per cent of the
population has this annual income
Caroline Zayid, a student union
councillor and a survey coordinator, said the results were alarming. In a report prepared after the
project, the co-ordinators said the
increasing cost of education is
hampering students' ability to attend university.
While tuition increases have been
moderate, the survey report claims
students' financial resources have
not kept pace with inflation. Zayid
said social backgrounds also determine who attends university? A
question asking what level of education the students' parents had
reached revealed that 43 per cent
had at least one parent with a
university degree.
University participation rates in
Nova Scotia are among the lowest
in   Canada.   The   university-age
population attending post-
secondary institutions in the province dropped from 19.5 per cent to
17.1 per cent between 1976 and
1980, while the national average
dipped to only 19.3 per cent. Prince
Edward Island and New Brunswick
are further behind, with current
participation rates of 12.3 per cent
and 12.5 per cent each.
Dalhousie administration president Andrew McKay questioned the
belief that students cannot pay
higher tuition. Although tuition increased this year, enrolment has
also increased, he said.
But enrolment is not simply an
indication of a student's ability to
pay, said Mike McNeil, president of
the St. Mary's University student
union. More students enroll during
periods of high unemployment
when job shortages prompt
students to stay in school longer, he
A question asking what barriers
made students consider the value of
going to university found that to 47
per cent of the respondents, costs
were the biggest factor. The chances
of finding a job after graduating
made 17.6 per cent hesitate, and 19
per cent reported there were no
deterrents in their university plans.
The co-ordinators' report calls
for closer attention to accessibility
when tuition fees are set in the
Students to march
Students and faculty from lower
mainland universities and colleges
will take to the streets March 12.
They will march through
downtown Vancouver to protest
chronic underfunding for post-
secondary education, and
organizers hope the event will
pressure the provincial government
into increasing grants to universities
this year.
"Mass rallies are not the best way
to pressure governments but they
seem the only way," said Lisa
Hebert of the students for an accessible education.
"We hope to influence the public
and make the government aware of
the underfunding problem in post-
secondary education."
James Hollis, Alma Mater Society finance director, also said the
march is aimed at publicizing the
budget problems of post-secondary
"The public is largely unaware of
the level of underfunding that
universities are suffering," he said.
"There is a general misconception
that the university is a fatcat insinuation. That's categorically
The Canadian Federation of
Students-Pacific will organize the
march through the downtown core
to Robson Square, where speakers
will address the crowd.
"There will be guerilla theatre
and music during the march," said
Stephen Leary of the SAE.
Students from all campuses in the
lower mainland take part in the
march, said Leary. College faculty
members and the B.C. Teachers
Federation will also participate, he
Leary said buses will take UBC
students to the march, which will
start at Beatty and Georgia Streets.
He added more than 100,000
pamphlets will be distributed to
students across B.C. in the weeks
before the march.
The Alma Mater Society's code
of procedure says election notices
must be posted in the constituency
newsletter or The Ubyssey and in
"prominent locatons". Waugh said
the guidelines were adhered to.
According to Waugh and Frank,
announcements were published in
the Jan. 25 SUS newsletter and
posters placed on the same date in
four prominent locations, at polling
Only one of the nine positions on
the science executive council is the
subject of the voting procedures
controversy. Seven of the positions
were acclaimed, and one remains
Frank was not concerned with the
low interest in the elections. "No
one was really interested in going
out and drumming up 2,000 votes.
It's a question of 'why bother,'
really. I can't be bothered bending
over backwards for people who
won't even put up a few campaign
posters and I think that was the attitude of all the others working on
the election too." Frank is now
AMS president.
—arnoM hodttrom photo
ELONGATED FORMS of studying students shimmer in and out of time/mind warp in cerebral cortex of
photographer's head, at times resembling people in Buchanan study lounge, at others looking like reflections in
the window of life. Students, enjoying intercourse with selves, books and furniture, calm down in time to browse
through Plutarch, Plato and Proust. Art liveth evermore.
LSA exec on trial over Godiva
Law students put themselves on
trial Wednesday.
The charge — the law students'
association executive violated the
association constitution by sending
a letter to The Ubyssey for publication protesting the engineering
undergraduate society annual paper
the Red Rag and the Lady Godiva
The defence — the executive,
even if they exceeded constitutional
power, acted in the best interest of
law students.
The executive faced a preliminary
hearing Wednesday before about
150 law students in law 101.
The controversy started Feb. 28
when a letter written by LSA ombudsperson Sandra Garossing,
criticized the EUS for promoting
social inequities, degrading
minorities, and poking fun at the
victims of the Clifford Olson
The executive voted to send the
protest letter on behalf of law
For about one hour, the executive listened to the charges of
assuming faculty-wide support
without consulting students, exceeding powers, dictating morals
and making political decisions.
Others supported the executive as
one of the few organizations to take
action against the Godiva ride and
Red Rag.
Law president David Hill said the
executive did not feel the letter
would be controversial and he
believed most law students support
the content of the letter. He added
the executive would try to get more
individuals involved in the decisionmaking process.
The final verdict won't come until Wednesday when a general
meeting of law students is held. At
that meeting, if there is a quorum of
20 per cent, motions may be voted
on by the membership, said Hill.
It is not the first protest against
engineering school publications in
Canada this year.
At the University of Alberta this
spring an editorial board composed
of professors and students was
established to judge the content of
the engineering paper, die Godiva,
after that paper printed stories on
the joys of raping and mutilating
small children.
Faculty, staff
reduced in all faculties
'Students not super'
Striving to avoid treating
students like "super citizens," the
B.C. registrar of students has
declined support for a massive voter
enumeration at UBC.
"We don't treat students like second class citizens, but we don't
want to treat them like super
citizens either," John Stennett said
Monday. "We don't set up booths
in shopping centres of office
towers, so why at universities?"
The Alma Mater Society had
planned the enumeration because
many students traditionally miss
out on the chance to vote provin-
cially, said Peter Goddard,
organizor of the ad hoc voter
registration committee.
"It seems to me to be politically
foolish for the government to deny
students the right to be on the
voters' list," Goddard said.
"If you make students angry they
will vote, and the government will
be sunk for sure." Student board of
governor representative Chris
Niwinski said it is important to encourage students to register for
voting. "Students live a life like no
one else. They are on campus constantly," he said.
From page 1
According to the report, percentage reductions in the 1981-82
budgets for the 1982-83 academic
year were largest in education (2.7
per cent), agricultural sciences (2.04
per cent), and arts (1.88 per cent).
Different faculties will reduce
their expenditures in different ways,
and there will be serious consequences throughout the university,
the report said.
There will also be reductions in
support staff (secretaries, technicians, etc.) in all faculties, and the
elimination of many unfilled faculty
While there will be reductions in
teaching assistance and supplies and
expenses, the bulk of the retrenchment falls in the reduction of faculty and non-faculty positions the
report said.
The arts faculty will lose 14 faculty positions, two staff positions,
and 22 teaching assistance positions. Education will lose eight
faculty positions and two staff positions, while medicine will lose four
faculty positions and four staff
positions. Science will lose six faculty positions, two staff positions,
and 15 teaching assistance positions.
"To continue this is to mortgage
the future of the university as a
centre of academic excellence,"
said John Dennison, a budget committee member. "It is naive to
believe that this retrenchment process is over," he added.
"Senate has been quite upset that
they have been bypassed," said student arts senator Lise Hebert. "It
should have been the one to look into the retrenchment issue." Page 4
Tuesday, February 23,1982
Off with her head
"The time has come," the walrus said, "to talk of many things. Of
budget cuts and wage ceilings, cabbages and kings." Oh yes, and elections.
With all the organization and forethought that went into Bill Bennett's
five "free" BCRIC shares giveaway, and the monolithic B.C. Place, our
own Queen of Hearts has decided to lop off a few more heads, including
the overhead of running an academically acceptable post-secondary
system in B.C.
The most plausible theory floating around suggests that Bennett has no
intention of implementing his program of restraint, instead hoping to shift
the blame for the province's economic slump on high wage demands.
Hence a wage ceiling on the public sector.
Bennett assumes that by refusing to give a small portion of the provincial
work force an adequate raise he can force them into the popular position of
scapegoats fer a deficit in the provincial budget.
Bennett has bumbled his way to a major policy change without any apparent justification for the 10 or 12 per cent ceiling on public sector wages.
After mysteriously requesting television time Billy pulled a 12 per cent rabbit out of his little hat and said, "This is the solution to our problems."
Far from being a solution, Bennett's restraint program can only cause
more problems.
UBC labor spokespersons, asked to comment on the program four days
after Bennett's speech, could only parrot the text of his speech, because
no further information has come forward about the details. Because there
are no details. So far Bennett's restraint program consists of a speech urging restraint and a challenge for unions to ask for higher wages.
And they have answered him in spades, the Health Services Association
demanding a 33 per cent hike over one year.
And if the Mad Queen follows suit the province will be thrown into an
election campaign based on responsibility and restraint. One can only
hope. If Bennett doesn't call an election he will be forced to follow through
on his ill-conceived plan, bringing iron-fisted bargaining tactics onto the
campus scene.
The time has come, indeed, but not for Bennett's half-assed retraint program. The time has come to get rid of the Mad Queen before she beheads
the universities and colleges in this province.
February 23, 1962
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's editorial office is in room 241k of the Student
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Tha day had finally coma. Tha long anjoyed, yaa avan venerated isolationism of the West Coast had
come to a grinding halt. Glen Sanford, Dab WNaon and Julie Wheelwright looked up Monday morning
to diacover Easterners under their beds. Tom Hawthorn and Keith Baldrey found theirs in the
bathroom. Shaffin Shariff, Brian Jonas, Arnold Hedstrom and Craig Brooks saw theirs at the kitchen
table, munching on their home grown granola and carefully cultured yogurt. Kelly Burke eyed the
group, worried about rearranged feces. Scott McDonald and Pat McLeod huddled, genuinely terrified
in a comer as big Matt Adamaon and roeaie tha Riviter Oliver entered their homes, god only knows
what for. Bruce Campbell, Muriel Draaisma and Harry Hertscheg marvelled at their ability to walk, facing the bitter Vancouver winds without flinching. Jim McBgunn end T. J. Townsend bullied eric Eggertson into showing tham hia complete coiaction of West Coast meHow trivia collection. Dave Paul,
Hope Crawley and Lucia Pelletier weren't impressed with the shells, cedar panelling and salmon
steaks. Don MacDonald, and Lee Wagenast weren't impressed and Kevin Mullen wept. And Nancy
Campbell trotted in from the great White North Shore.
'Radical' rag spouts propaganda
The fact that The Ubyssey constantly acts as a mouthpiece for the
radical left is painfully obvious to
even the most casual reader. The
Aesopian drivel that is passed off as
journalism in every issue is enough
to make any fee-paying student
weep. After reading the constant
barrage of blatant propaganda that
this 'newspaper' has produced over
the past few years, I was slowly
coming to the conclusion that the
only good thing about your articles
was that they could get no worse.
But, alas, I was incorrect. (Far be it
from me to assume that any
minimal level of journalistic integrity or common sense exists within
the ranks of the staff writers. Indeed, with the publication of "A
struggle of people trying to be
free," The Ubyssey has sunk to a
new low in the already slimy world
of ideological pseudo-journalism.
In the tradition of the radical left,
The Ubyssey has seen fit to glorify
common criminals by associating
them with a suitably fashionable
political struggle. In this case, you
seek to legitimize the actions of
Dino and Gary Butler on the
grounds that they are native Indians
caught up in the evil, capitalist
system of the White Man. (What
else is new. The argument, of
course, is based on the tired premise
that the nasty Europeans who have
inhabited North America for the
past several hundred years have no
moral claim to the land they own or
the civilization they have built. This
pattern of reasoning, universally accepted among 'liberals,' is of the
most specious variety. Why is it at
all significant that white people, as
John Trudell is quoted as saying,
". . . are all from Europe"? Indeed, American Indians are
themselves a people who migrated
to this continent from Asia. Why
should they have a more legitimate
claim to North America than the
Europeans? It is simply ridiculous
to imply that the land was stolen
from the Indians. As a matter of
fact, the various native tribes could
make that charge against each other
if they cared to examine the reality
Friday. F«tonj«y5,1982
stopped Dino and Gary Butler, the
article reads as follows: "Supporters (of the Butlers) say that as
the police were getting out of their
cars, they were reaching for their
revolvers, but since there is no
defense, these questions are not
raised." As any reasonable person
will agree, it is not the policy of the
'We were being hunted. It was
a new type of massacre. Kill
'em in ones and
twos, rather
than just ride
down the
entire camp.'
This a Siege," he said, holding the
baby in his arms a little higher by way of introduction. "Well, actually, her name is
Sage, like the herb, but Siege a probably a
ku more appropriate to what's going on."
John Truddl smiles at hit own joke, but a
siege is what he's here for.
He looks young, early thirties, and retains the look of the sixties activim; ihe
baby, a whitpy beard, and shoulder-length
black hair he pushes back past hit ears once
in a while to emphasize a point
(ion. Unlike many of (hoi
though, Trudell hain't
strafe   But then again, ha fight did
they did a couple of things thai if he had
been ihcre, ihey would have killed him. So
we know at lhat poini thai (he paitern is being at a Wished.
When someone comes in and puis a gun
to your little brother's head and tells your
brother, 'Tell your brother we're going to
blow his fuckin' head off!' that's not just
harassment. They me some theoretical war-
rani thai doesn't exist as a means lo crash
into ihe family home in (he middle of the
night — well, that happened io Dino's brother. And his mom and dad.
We went through the Peltier iriaU in '77
When Dino and Bob Robideau were acquitted on the FBI thing, what we had was a
jury saying, 'Yeah, you can defend yourself
■gainst people that try and shoo, you, even
if they are federal afenu. You got the right
to defend yourself.' Here's a truly major
court decision. A major one. 'Cause it's
never happened before, ever. All legal proceedings against Pettier should have ceased,
when you deal with the technicalities of the
Bui that also meant Peltier could never
to wait io engage in any military trip
with the U.S.'
And he said, 'You don't know these bastards. They'll kill your wife, they'll kill your
kids, they'll do anything lo make you
We were doing some Muff in D.C. for
Peliier and on Feb. u, 1979. I burned the
American flag in front of the FBI headquarters On Feb. 12, somebody burned
down the house where my wife and kids and
mother-in-law was in and they were all killed. This happened about 13 hours later. It
was obvious in the beginning lhat the way
(he government investigated the fur that
they toM certain blatant, direct Kes to take
my attention away from what really happened there. It was arson. It was a deliberate act, a political assassination.
I was toW thai probably what 1 was supposed to do because of this is that I was
supposed to react violently, and thai solves
the problem the government's got going in
this particular case. . . In (he U.S., all the
federal agents were closing the doors on
(hat this was assassination. So we knew thai
asylum req
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of their past as a warring people.
The claim to cultural legitimacy,
based solely on the length of time a
group has occupied a certain piece
of land, is a purely arbitrary decision which is devoid of any rational
In addition to mindlessly
repeating the standard liberal argument concerning the native Indians'
position in North American society,
the article in question also consists
of irresponsible statements about
the Vancouver police. For example,
when you describe how the police
Vancouver police to randomly
assassinate Indians. However, the
statement, long on innuendo and
short on specifics, is clearly meant
to imply just that.
By attempting to deify hoodlums
like the Butlers, The Ubyssey makes
a mockery of its own aspirations
towards serious journalism. I can
only hope that at some time in the
future students will not be coerced
into funding this platform for
demagogic leftists.
Brad Watson
arts 3
Reporters vent, notary upset
I recently revisted the campus
and 1 was shocked by the activities
of academic pigs who spray gunned
their puerile graffiti on innocent
white walls, paid for by taxes collected from their elders. "More
money for education."
My shock was compounded when
I picked up a copy of The Ubyssey
dated Feb. 5, 1982. The "work" by
Peter Francis and Tom Hawthorn
on Indians Dino Butler and John
Trudell, stinks.
Obviously your reporters are
frustrated and they vent their
hatred against the established society by endorsing the incoherent
statements of psychopaths on the
human rights of pipe smokers and
characters who raise their guns
against our police.
My vote: less tax money for
students who don't appreciate property   values,   and   secondly   no
The Ubyssey wishes to apologize
to Peter Olson and the Beta Theta
Pi fraternity for a letter published
with Mr. Olson's signature Feb. 16
(Beta Theta Pi challenge frats). Mr.
Olson has informed us that he did
not write the letter although it was
sent to us with his name on it.
The Ubyssey regrets any inconvenience or embarrassment caused
Mr. Olson or the fraternity by this
unfortunate prank played by an unknown member of the university.
Again, our apologies.
It is unfortunate that mindless
people in this university perform
such unthinking pranks such as
forging people's signatures on letters to this paper. The Ubyssey is reviewing its letters policy to eliminate
possible re ccurrence.
human right privileges for those
who want to smoke pipes in court
rooms, where up to date nobody
neither native Indian, Christian,
Italian, Jew or Scotsman has ever
smoked a pipe, and those who wage
armed attacks against our public
safety forces.
Bernard W. Hoeter
Notary public
USSR ignores rights
The Soviet Union continues to ignore the human rights guarantees it
pledged to support in the Helsinki
agreements. Misha Taratuta, a
Soviet student has been one victim,
who has been denied human rights.
What might his crime be? He is being punished for the desire to
emigrate to Israel. Anger and
frustration are but two of the emotions the 22-year-old native of Leningrad is experiencing.
Equal rights for all Soviet
citizens, regardless of nationality,
color or religion are guaranteed in
article 34 of the Soviet constitution.
Article 12/2 of the Universal
Declaration of Human Rights
states that "everyone has the right
to leave any country, including his
own ..." Misha has been denied
this right.
Because he is Jewish, Misha has
been refused entrance at any post-
secondary institution in the Soviet
Union. He has applied to many
other universities outside his field
of fine arts, but still has not been
allowed in. The authorities have
told him over and over again that he
has failed the entrance examination
and he wasn't even given the chance
to appeal to the examiners like
other unsuccessful candidates.
Now Misha is trapped in a Catch
22 situation. Because he is not a student, he is subject to military conscription.   If   he   is   conscripted,
authorites will not allow him to
emigrate for at least seven years.
The government will claim military
service exposed Misha to matters of
national security. Even worse, if
Misha refused induction because he
wants to emigrate, he will face a
minimum of three-years sentence in
a labour camp.
In Dec. 1981, word reached us
that Misha has, in fact, been conscripted into the Soviet army.
Unfortunately, Misha's situation
is far from unique. There are hundreds of other refuseniks in the
USSR who have been denied the
fundemantal human right to
emigrate. This year in particular has
seen a drastic reduction in the
number of exit-visas issued. Less
than 400 people a month or ten per
cent of the 1979 level have been permitted to leave.
As students, we must speak for
those less fortunate than ourselves.
On Feb. 24, Network is participating in an International Student Solidarity Day for Soviet
Jewry. Campuses all over North
America will be united on this day
to support people like Misha
Taratuta. Petitions will be available
for signing in SUB and a film about
the Soviet refusenik, Ida Nudel, will
be shown at Hillel House.
Stacey Berlow,
Network and Hillel House member Tuesday, February 23,1982
Page 5
Legislation ignores farmworkers
Minimum hourly wage? Overtime pay?
Health and safety protection? Workers' compensation for injury? Unemployment insurance? All of these are provisions which we
take pretty much for granted. They all seem
to make so much sense that it is hard to imagine anyone seriously opposing them.
Yet, there are thousands of workers in
Canada today who are denied the rights that
others take for granted. Among the former,
it is the farmworkers, the person who plants
and picks the food we eat, who is most
systematically discriminated against. This
legalized discrimination occurs at both the
federal and provincial level, in both Canadian and B.C. laws.
In B.C., it was only in 1975 that farmworkers won the right to organize into trade
unions under the B.C. Labour Code. This
gain allowed the formation in 1979 of the
CFU . . . ending discrimination
Canadian Farmworkers Union. In addition
to organizing, they have set as their task the
ending of all forms of legislative discrimination against B.C. and Canadian farmworkers. Urgent change is needed in several
The Employment Standards Act: This provincial statute was revised with much hoopla
and publicity in 1981. Farmworkers had been
led to believe they would be included under
minimum wage provisions. Instead, the B.C.
cabinet's regulations pursuant to the Act
condemned farmworkers harvesting fruit,
vegetables or berries (is there anything else?!)
to a continuation of the piece-work system.
According to a survey of Fraser Valley berry
pickers last June, this could result in an
average wage as low as $1.28 per hour. Farmworkers are also excluded from overtime pay
provisions as well as limitations on the length
of the working day and week. In short, farmworkers have fewer rights in these areas today than most workers had a century ago.
The same regulation denies any payment to
a farmworker who has been called in to
work, then sent home for reasons of inclement weather, machine breakdown, etc.
Other B.C. workers would receive two hours
pay in the instance of inclemency, and four
hours otherwise. This provision works a particular hardship on farmworkers who often
spend three to four hours per day in travel to
and from work.
Farmworkers are also discriminated
against by their exclusion from the protection
of the Workers Compensation Act. Under
this Act, most B.C. employers pay a small
percentage of their gross wage bill into the
compensation fund. If a B.C. workers is injured or becomes sick on the job, he/she is
entitled to a form of wages and rehabilitation
costs during recovery. Not so for the injured
farmworker. His or her only remedy is an individual suit against the farmworker. This requires that negligence on the farmer's part be
proved, and, of course, involves expensive
legal fees. Workers' compensation was intended to provide an equitable solution to
precisely these kinds of problems. But farmworkers continue to be left out.
The other side of the missing coin is the
absence of the health and safety regulations
protection that the Workers' Compensation
Board provides for other B.C. workers.
Farmwork is documented as being one of the
most dangerous occupations in Canada. The
dangers from pesticides are notorious, ranging from contact dermatitis to liver disease
and cancer. Farmworkers come into constant
contact with pesticides without the benefit of
any monitoring or enforcement of protective
procedures. One of the most common
pesticides used in B.C., Capt an, received
federal licensing on the basis of fraudulent
testing by a U.S. company now facing prosecution in the U.S. Neither the Canadian
nor the B.C. government has attempted to
prevent its use. Without effective WCB
health and safety protection, farmworker illness and death can only increase.
The federal unemployment insurance
legislation also discriminates against farmworkers. According to UIC regulations, a
farmworker must work 25 consecutive days
for the same employer before his or her
employment will count for purposes of
unemployment insurance. No other group of
workers is subject to the same requirement.
And, given the nature of the farming cycle, it
is almost impossible for most farmworkers to
fulfill this requirement. As they move from
farm to farm to pick the latest maturing crop,
it's as if they'd never worked at all in the
blinkered view of the UIC.
To overcome the draconian rules of the
WCB and UIC, farmworkers are forced into
of wages to farmworkers.
In B.C. today, most farmwork is done by
women who are also members of an ethnic
minority, the East Indian community. A few
years ago, it was the Chinese community
which provided the bulk of farm labour. As
any student of B.C. history knows, it is not
so long ago that both these groups as well as
the Japanese and native Indians were denied
the vote in B.C. It is not so long ago that
these groups were denied legal equality in
other areas including access to certain kinds
of employment. The legacy of this racism
scandals, numerous ripoffs for workers
relying on the notorious labour contractor to
act as a middleman. The labour contractor is
supposed to pay WCB premiums. However,
the application of this rule has been spotty at
best. As late as this past summer, a telephone
inquiry to the WCB produced the assurance
that there was no such requirement under the
statute. With this kind of confusion within
the WCB, one can imagine how protected
farmworkers really are. With the contractor,
in theory, the farmworker may also work 25
consecutive days for the one employer. In
reality there have been numerous scandals involving contractors who fail to file the work
records with revenue Canada. Without such
records, the farmworker is but in the cold
when it comes to the UIC. Finally, the price
for these doubtful gains is an exploitation second to none. The contractor will take up to
40 per cent of the farmworkers' wages
through sweetheart deals with the farmer —
40 per cent of a hard-earned day's wage for
the privilege of being transported to and
from work in heavily-overcrowded vans!
Time and time again, contractors have ripped
off the farmworkers, or refused to pay them
altogether. The Abbotsford community legal
clinic has a long case-load on non-payment
lives on in the discrimination suffered by
farmworkers. Racism combines with the sexism of the non-union female work ghetto to
impose a double burden of oppression on the
B.C. farmworker.
The Canadian Farmworkers Union has
been fighting hard to organize farmworkers
and give them an effective voice. Some farms
have been organized and contracts signed.
Some small improvements have been wrested
from the government. But, the fundamental
inequities persist. It's time that the rest of us
told the government that the discrimination
must end. Farmworkers need your help in
achieving the same protections and benefits
that other employees enjoy under the law.
You can further inform yourself about the
farmworker story in B.C. by coming to see
the award-winning B.C. film, A Time to
Rise. It will be shown in the SUB
auditorium, Wednesday, Feb. 24 at noon.
Perspectives is a column of opinion, wit
and wisdom open to any member of the UBC
community. Brian Loomes is a UBC law student involved in the Canadian Farmworkers
Union support group at UBC and welcomes
your involvement.
*.' v.*-1.. ■'u^feaLf mam
Arms race spurs student disarmament action
No one doubts that there is an
arms race. The U.S. and the USSR
are both involved in a massive
build-up of advanced nuclear
weaponry, and many other nations
are, or will soon be, members of the
"nuclear club." Much intelligence
and knowledge has been involved in
creating this situation: nuclear
physics, engineering, systems
analysis, etc. Much intelligence,
yes, but little wisdom.
On Jan. 29 and 30, the two of us,
and four members of Students for
Peace and Mutual Disarmament,
attended a symposium at the
University of Washington called
Ending The Arms Race: A Search
For Alteratives. There we heard the
views of people who are both
knowledgeable and wise, indeed
much wiser than those who compete
in the arms race. Their view is that
this race is folly, and actually
weakens our defense.
The arguments for this were
diverse, coming from professors of
physics, economics, and political
science; from politicians, journalists, and bureaucrats; and, if he
hadn't taken ill, even from a former
assistant director of the CIA! They
carefully analyzed the problem. The
consequences of nuclear war were
described, and the horror of it made
real. The justifications that both
sides give for such an arsenal were
criticized (especially the fallacies
behind the image of a Russia hellbent for world domination — they
are as scared of us as we are of
them, and for equal reason!).
Economists and politicians told of
the destruction of the West's
economy and the drain on natural
resources caused by competing in
the arms race, even if war does not
Then the alternatives were explored, especially the declaring of a
mutual arms freeze between the
U.S. and the USSR. By this step,
the two superpowers, which are
roughly equal in nuclear strength
now, would say "enough," and
would build no more weapons, and
no more kinds of weapons. For
every new kind of weapon becomes
more accurate, and more hard to
detect the launching of, and thus
more threatening to the other side.
Freeze   nuclear   arms.    Then
mutually reduce the stockpiles of
existing arms. Also use the
diplomatic and economic leverage
of the two superpowers to get the
same result with the rest of the
members of the nuclear club. This is
what is proposed. It is verifiable, it
is non-aggressive, and, most importantly, it is straightforward. No
complex formulas to negotiate.
There is wisdom in this course. It
is wise because it is not biased,
because it is concerned with the survival of civilization, the health of
the economy, and the quality of the
environment. And because it can be
If you are interested in finding
out about the madness of the arms
race, and the wisdom and practicality of the alternatives, and the
real ability that you, as a Canadian,
have to help bring about these alternatives, then I urge you to attend
the symposium Ending The Arms
Race: A Canadian Perspective on
Feb. 27, in Woodward IRC 6,
UBC. Knowledge is the first step to
getting the power to ending the
arms race; and we can help do this,
if we act together.
Arle Kruckeberg
Environmental Interest Group
Christian scientists not cultists
Readers of a recent issue of The
Ubyssey (Feb. 22) may have been
surprised to find Christian Science
included in the report of the talk on
cults given at St. Mark's College.
The speaker's description of a cult
couldn't be further from describing
this century old denomination. Nor
does his characterization of Christian Science as "egocentric"
remotely approximate its actual
In total contradistinction to the
belief that there are "divine
resources" within the human self,
Mary Baker Eddy, the founder of
Christian Science, wrote that "erring, finite, human mind has an absolute need of something beyond
itself its redemption and healing."
And that something, she insists, is
the healing and saving power of
Christ, delivering mankind from
the destructive error of selfhood
separate from God.
Contrary to the claims of the article, the essential teachings of Christian Science are fully staged and
known to anyone joining this
church. In fact, they're set forth
fully in the textbook of Christian
Science written by Eddy, Science
and Health with Key to the Scriptures, which is in most public and
academic libraries. At the UBC in
addition to being located in the
main library, it is also in the Bio-
Medical Library, and the libraries at
Regent College and VST.
Our church's practical concern
for the lives of others has been evident through the international
newspaper, The Christian Science
Monitor which has won high commendation. _. .„ „ ._.
PhiUp Holden
Christian Scieace Organization at
UBC Page 6
Tuesday, February 23,1982
Let "ten*
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Poland: no socialism without democracy
The Vancouver committee for
solidarity with Solidarnosc would
like to clearly differentiate its support for the union federation
Solidarnosc and the Polish people
from the \ insincere, hypocritical
propaganda emanating from
Washington and Ottawa. Our committee, composed of union and
political activists, has been building
support for Solidarnosc by printing
leaflets, selling buttons, sponsoring
public meetings and raising money
since July 1981. Our members
believe in socialism but we cannot
conceive of socialism without
democracy and certainly not
socialism that oppresses the working class.
Why does Ronald Reagon support Solidarity? To support union
rights as we do? Remember PAT-
President Dave
with engineers
Dawn of Dave starts with some
disturbing signs. On at least two occasions his name has appeared in
The Ubyssey giving a not too attractive picture of the way he plans to
use his potential presidential weight
with not the most honest intentions.
First, his attempt to get the
students council to amend the
Science Undergraduate Society constitution which was recently passed
by means of a deceptive campaign.
Then he uses the council floor to attack science senatorial candidate
Horacio de la Cueva, his ideological
opponent in SUS. De la Cueva had
some valid arguments, and questioned the SC's nerve in altering a
subsidiary organization's constitution. I guess democracy is what
Alma Mater Society presidents consider trivial nowadays.
Secondly, Dave publishes a darling dear letter to Engineering
Undergraduate Society presidential
hopeful Rich Day for doing such a
dandy job as the programs chair,
and wishes him good luck in the
EUS elections. I guess Dave is getting really dizzy. 1 mean it was O.K.
for him to campaign with a Lady
CO? To support human rights as we
do? What about El Salvador or
Guatemala? To support democracy
as we do? What about Turkey or
Chile? The truth is, Reagan supports Solidarity only to justify huge
increases in military spending from
which the giant corporations that
back him profit greatly.
If you doubt the truth of the
assertion above consider the following statistics comparing Poland
with two countries, El Salvador and
Guatemala,    long   under   U.S.
domination, taken from the The
Book of World Rankings (1979 edition). Female life expectacy:
Guatemala, 49.74 years; El
Salvador, 60.62 years; Poland,
74.26 years. Literacy rate:
Guatemala, 30 per cent; El
Salvador, 50 per cent; Poland, 98
per cent. Meat consumption per
year, per capita: Guatemala, 12.4
kg; El Salvador, 12.8 kg; Poland,
54.3 kg. Vegetable consumption per
year per capita: Guatemala 38.7 kg;
El Salvador 40.8 kg; Poland, 92.1
kg. Dwellings with electricity:
Guatemala, 22 per cent; El
Salvador 34.1 per cent; Poland,
96.2 per cent. Number of persons
per habitable room: Guatemala,
2.6; El Salvador, 3.1; Poland, 1.4.
Per capita Gross National Product:
Guatemala, $630; El Salvador,
$490; Poland, $2,860.
The point of citing these statistics
is in no way to downplay the struggle of the Polish people but to point
out the callous indifference of the
American system to the well-being
Godiva sign on his science jacket
(although creating some confusion
among the Foresters and Aggies
who were wondering what faculty
he actually belonged to) but he is in
fact elected thanks to the gear
Dave is a member of the programs Committee, and there's no
reason why he couldn't have
koochie-koochie-kooed Rich Day
privately or in the programs
meetings. It's quite upsetting to see
his letter of appreciation when in
fact there has been some controversy as to the effectivenss of Rich
Day's chairmanship and seeing as
programs have suffered one blow
after another due to mismanagement. Dave's letter is a cheap attempt to use his political weight to
interfere in an election.
Stephen Harkness
arts 3
Fiscal cuts endanger UBC
This is an open invitation to all
undergrad and grad societies, clubs,
groups, faculty, staff and students:
The provincial government will
be announcing its budget for next
year in mid-April. Policies of fiscal
restraint endanger the already
critical post-secondary education
underfunding problem. Education
is not currently seen as a priority of
the provincial government. Other
projects seem to rank higher than
quality   of   education.
The week of March 8 to 12 has
been designated as a week of action
across Canada by the Canadian
Federation of Students. A march is
being organized in the lower
mainland on Friday, March 12,
against cutbacks, in support of
At UBC, the march was supported (with no votes against) by
the AMS Council, and funds were
also donated for pamphlets and
posters. Three designated council
members will be working with the
Students for an Accessible Education at this campus. UBC is the
largest institution in B.C., and
should be visible.
Representatives of all constituencies, faculty, staff and students are
invited to attend an informational
meeting on Thursday at 1:30 p.m.
in SUB 213. There everyone can air
the particular concerns of their
faculty or area.
Lisa Hebert
Arts senator
Students for an Accessible Education
of people living in countries which
the American government supports
and to show the immense hypocrisy
of Reagan's right wing crowd. We
would also like to point out
Ottawa's pretence of an humane
immigration policy which is suitably
generous to East Europeans but
strict and indifferent to Latin
Our committee has been told,
from both the left and the right, to
choose sides, either the U.S.A. or
the Soviet Union. Which side are we
on? The answer is simple. We are
on the side of working people
everywhere, the side of those who
are fighting for economic and
political democracy throughout the
Gary Engler
Spokesperson for the Committee
Letter writer
Mr. William S. Clark's letter attacking Harry Britt (Ubyssey, Feb.
16) is nothing more than an
ideologically inconsistent piece of
homophobic drivel. Clark condemns Britt for using
"naturalistic" terms to justify his
"personal preference" (homosexuality) and then proceeds to use
those same naturalistic terms to
justify heterosexuality and equate it
with the moral and political norm.
His reasoning is circular, and seems
like an attempt to couch his own
homophobia in terms that will
make the political and perhaps
physical negation of a segment of
society more palatable.
Clark's thinking is characteristic
of that malnourished, bootless and
unhorsed commodity that passes
for thought among the "New
Right." They drag out the rusty
sword of "procreation" and
try to wave it around as a
moral/political weapon while failing to realize that what they may cut
off might very well be their own
heads. And that's not very much, is
Michael McKinley
English 3
Imperialist forces attack USSR
Imperialism is on an anti-Soviet war drive — at home and
abroad. In Madrid, Canadian
Secretary of State Mark McGui-
gan launched a verbal attack on
the Soviet Union, fuming at the
demise of Solidarnosc's counterrevolution, following the lead of
senior imperialist partners, Rea-
Meanwhile, the domestic cutting edge of this anti-Soviet war
drive, the racist KKK, escalated
its provocations by parading
openly in robes in downtown
Vancouver, threatening left
bookstores, and hospitalizing a
CPC-ML bookstore attendant.
This after a year of increased
night-riding attacks on East Indians and other minorities. And
now they are boasting of their
200-plus fellow scum in the
Lower Mainland, announcing
their plan to move their headquarters from Toronto to Vancouver.
In this growing right-wing climate, the Trotskyist League
stands for the unconditional defence of the USSR against imperialist attack and capitalist res
toration, while calling for labor/minority mobilizations to
smash Klan terror on the way to
overthrowing capitalism at
Ever since 1917, when Russian
workers and peasants defeated
the White and imperialist armies
(including Canada's) imperialism has been capitalism's best
hope since World War II. Solidarnosc is the only "union" in
the world that Reagan loves. So
even as he fires 14,000 PATCO
unionists, slashes social welfare,
and doubles his aid to the blood-
drenched murderers in El Salvador, he leads Trudeau, Thatcher
and the Pope in weeping for
But Solidarnosc is hardly a
"union." Its leaders talked
openly about overthrowing the
government (Walesa and Bujak
on Radom tapes) and secretly
consulted 20-odd top American
corporate executives in Paris. So
when these admirers of the fas-
cistic Pilsudski and devotees of
the historically anti-Semitic Catholic Church joined hands with
the pro-capitalist small peasant
ry, declaring everything Russian
to be bad, and inviting the AFL-
CIO Cold Warrior Lane Kirkland and the CIA's long-time
operative in Europe, Irving
Brown, to their first National
Congress, which called for "free
unions" throughout the Soviet
bloc, and for "free elections,
Western style," the Trotskyist
League, as part of the international Spartacist tendency, raised the battle cry "Stop Solidarnosc's Counterrevolution!" On
Dec. 13, Solidarnosc's reactionary bid for power was spiked.
And we were glad.
It was the Polish Stalinist government's combination of bureaucratic fumbling that drove
Europe's historically most socialist-oriented working class
straight into the arms of capitalist reaction. As Trotskyists, we
do not take responsibility for
Poland's present mess. We stand
for proletarian political revolution against the Stalinist bureaucracy, based on the defence
of the socialized property.
We call for the collectivization
of the agriculture, for trade un
ions independent of bureaucracies but defending social gains.
We would cancel the imperialist
debt, internationalize the socialist economic planning, and establish Soviet democracy. This
requires the forging of a Polish
Trotskyist vanguard party, based on the revolutionary unity of
Polish and Russian workers.
But the Canadian left and labor movements have fallen right
in line behind their own ruling
class in one big holy alliance
against communism. So the
strikebreaking NDP, along with
the labor fakers of the CLC, are
suddenly found calling for pickets for the first time in years . . .
to prevent Polish ships and
planes from leaving Vancouver.
IWA president Jack Munro
rushed down to the B-C pier to
exhort the Polish seamen to
"come on down" to the free
world of massive unemployment, racist night-riders, and the
right-wing butchers of El Salvador. All the while the KKK
roams the streets, undeterred by
the kind of labor/minority mobilizations that the NDP/CLC
could call to smash fascist terror. The spate of anti-communism we have recently seen in the
pages of The Ubyssey is part of
this growing right-wing climate.
That is why when the Trotskyist League, minorities, students
and unionists protested against
the platform for KKK chief Alex
McQuirter, The Ubyssey staff
went so far as to print a letter
that issued a death threat, proclaiming that "all communists
should be shot." The TL is
alone on the left in calling for a
strategy that relies on the
strength of the working class and
minorities to smash Klan terror.
The legalist BCOFR "fights"
the Klan with endless petitions to
the capitalist ruling class, while
the virulently anti-Soviet CPC-
ML flips the reformist coin, and
calls on the victims of teror to go
it alone.
We invite those interested in
finding out more about the Trotskyist League's Marxist approach to class struggle to come
to our forum on Poland on Feb.
26 in SUB 211, at 7:30 p.m.
Trotskyist League Club    , Tuesday, February 23,1982
Page 7
Up Close
and Landscape
The Photographer
Take a picture and win a prize! Yes, The Ubyssey is
holding a photo contest to bring out the hidden talent of
students at UBC.
All you budding photographers out there, we want to see
the best photos you can come up with. The four categories
are meant to inspire students to produce original material
that shows imagination.
GRAND PRIZE — the entrant with the best overall
photo will win a Chinon CE-4 shutter priority automatic
camera with f 1.9 lens, donated by Kits Cameras.
PRIZES — the entrants with the best photos in each
category will win a 16 x 20 framed color enlargement of the
photo of their choice, donated by Kits Cameras.
Send your best photos to The Ubyssey, SUB 241k on or
before March 9. The staff of the paper will be judging the
photos for creativity, effectiveness, and technical quality.
We'll be looking for the best of what UBC students have to
We will be printing what we believe to be the best photos ]°
in the March 12 special photography issue.
Rules and Regulations
Each print must be entered into one of the four following categories:
Architecture and Landscape:on-campus subjects preferred. A composition
using the physical environment.
Nudes: not necessarily human. A study of the forms of bodies.
The Photographer: either a self-portrait or a study of a photographer at work.
Up Close: a study of objects closer than they are usually seen.
Only black-and-white, unmounted prints will be accepted. The dimensions of each print
must be a minimum 3x5 inches, to a maximum of 11 x 14 inches (proportions flexible).
Photographs must have been taken Sept. 1, 1981 or later.
Each contestant may not submit more than three prints. No more than one prize per entrant.
Previously published prints, and prints that have been entered in previous contests, will
not be accepted.
Negative(s) must be available on request.
A grand prize will be awarded to the best photograph overall. Winners will be selected
for each of the four categories and awarded prizes.
The following information must appear on the back of each print:
Category; Brief description; Contestant's name, student number, current address,
phone number; number of other prints entered in this contest.
Prints must be sealed in an envelope and dropped off at the office of The Ubyssey, SUB
241k on or before Tuesday, March 9, 1982.
Contest open to all current UBC students, with the exception of The Ubyssey staff.
Prints will be judged according to creativity, effectiveness, and technical quality. Page 8
Tuesday, February 23,1982
Building weapons, building war
It is a common wish of all people
in this world to have peace and to
make the world into a beautiful
place for our children, grandchildren and many generations to
come. Is it not? It is a common wish
of all people in this world to have
peace and to make the world into a
beautiful place for our children,
grandchildren and many generations to come. Is it not? It is a common wish of all people not to repeat
the evil of war. Is it not? I ask
myself, while time after time
remembering the minutes from the
Symposium in Seattle: Ending the
Arms Race: The Search for Alternatives.
"The process of building the
weapons is the process of war" says
one historian who spoke at the symposium. Then the process of
creating awareness and creating
thoughts for peace is the process of
peace. Is it not? Seven hundred participants were cherishing the feeling
and the thought for peace. They
spoke beyond words and facts. I
was simply beginning to feel the
rush and to realize the urge for
The recurring theme during the
Symposium was a call for involvement. I was attending and listening
with 700 other people. This was a
good beginning for me, that is to
Recycling thine own wastes
The recycling committee of the
environmental interest group is
looking for any interested students
with ideas to contribute. Our group
has been meeting since the fall term,
laying the ground work for the
establishment of a recycling depot
on campus. We feel this is highly
For example, from 39,000-49,000
Ubysseys are published weekly.
What happens to this paper? At
best it goes into landfill. As an
alternative we suggest making it a
source of income. So if you have
any recycling-related experience, information on waste disposal studies
or a genuine concern for your environment, we want you! Meetings
are every Tuesday at noon in SUB
Anita Miettunen
Michael Pederson
EIG recycling committee
A Critical Evaluation
Thursday, Feb. 25, 1982
6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Panel Includes:
For more information call:
Sponsored by:
Located at the back of the Village
on Campus
Dates:   Thursdays, Feb. 25, Mar. 4, Mar. 11
Time:    12:30 p.m.
Place:   Brock Hall, Room 301
Enquiries at 228-2415, or drop in, Brock 203
is inviting applications for summer positions as Student Investigator (May 1st to August 31st, 1982).
Please submit your resume before March 15, 1982,
8 Bastion Square
Victoria, B.C.
V8V 1X4
indicating your preferred location (Victoria or Vancouver).
experience and share the belief of
the hundreds in the room. I came
back charged with renewed vitality
and a peaceful feeling.
What do people see with the
eyes? What do we grasp with our
hands? What do I make with the
life I have? And what do other
make? Where will the children go?
Do we merely think of such things
which are visible? Messages and
ideas of people, will they make pretty bubbles only to make an illusion
of peace and then . . . pop . . .into nowhere?
I care about this precious earth
and the environment that we live in
as much as I have concern for the
arms race. And the two are no dif-
not West Coast Cycles
They Haven't Changed
Their Name
3771 W. 10th Ave.
ferent from one another. If you
believe in peace, believe in what you
do. I feel that it is up to each one of
us to take steps and to begin
somewhere to make a peaceful
Is it not?
Mariko Kage
Environmental Interest Group
885 Dunsmuir Street
Suite 880   V6C 1N8
Effective MARCH 1,
1982, hours of operation will be as
8a.m.-11:30 p.m.
8 a.m.-10 p.m.
10 a.m.-6 p.m.
These  hours will  be
extended for Athletic
Intramural and
Special Events only.
<vfcC   TENNIS
Cj Sun., Feb. 28 in Armouries
10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Register in
Room 203
($$)   War Memorial Gym
before Wed., Feb. 24
Fee: $4.00
Tuesday 23
Wednesday 24
Thursday 25
Friday 26
Abortion technology Abortion in the Light of New Technology: medical
and ethical perspectives. 12:30 Bio 2000. Cosponsored by Student Pugwash.
Suzuki Dr. David Suzuki. The Impact of Science in the '80s: a challenge
for universities. 8:00 p.m. I.R.C. 2.
Video Women and Power in the Nuclear Age. 30 min. video. 12:30 SUB
Kimball Meredith Kimball — How Expectations and Stereotypes Influence Research. 12:30 SUB 211.
Byyr 'n' Bluegrass No-Frills Stringband, Vancouver music! 4:00 to 7:00
p.m. SUB 205.
W.A.N.T. Nuclear Power and Weapons: the abuse of technology. Presented by Women Against Nuclear Technology. 7:30 p.m. SUB 205.
Benston    Margaret  Benston,  Women's Studies/Chemistry at S.F.U.
Feminism and the Science Establishment. 12:30. SUB 207-209.
Panel   Women in the Scientific Community: techniques for survival and
success. Panel discussion sponsored by the Society of Canadian Women in
Science and Technology. 7:00 p.m. International House.
Wyne and Cheese   Wyne and cheese reception for science faculty, staff,
and students. 8:30 p.m. International House.
Office automation Office Automation: how it affects workers' jobs and
health. Presented by the VDT (Video Display Terminal) Committee of Women's Action on Occupational Health. 12:30. SUB 207-209.
Major speaker — Judy Smith Dr. Judy Smith member of the Northwest Women's Studies Association, Women and Technology Project, and
a molecular biologist. Empowering Women: feminist perspective on
science and technology. A talk about reproductive engineering, sex determination, and other "futuristic" technologies that are now becoming re-
altV U.B.C. Women's Week
February 22-26
presented by
AMS Women's Committee
I* Tuesday, February 23,1982
Page 9
UBC swims away with trophy
The UBC swimming and diving
teams walked away with two of
three trophies at the Canada West
championships in Calgary last
weekend. Top spots went to the women swimmers who are now ranked
number one in the country and the
combined men and women's diving
team. The men swimmers placed
In the women's competition UBC
took top honors with 130 points.
The University of Calgary finished
second with 126 points, while the
University of Alberta was third with
68. University of Manitoba and
UVic took fourth and fifth place respectively.
Rhonda Thomasson led UBC
with two wins. Thomasson won the
100m freestyle and set a new Canada West record in the 200m individual medley. Kim Austin swam
very well for UBC, winning the
100m and 200m breaststroke while
placing third in the 200m individual
medley. Cathy De Groot placed second in both the 400m and 800m
Nancy Bonham was UBC's top
diver. Bonham won the one- and
three-metre springboards, setting a
new Canada West record with her
combined scores for the two events.
Jflm Cassar-Torreggiani and Andrea Bakker placed fourth and fifth
respectively in both one- and three-
metre events. Alan Hay placed second in the three-metre event and
sixth in the one-metre.
Final results in the men's competition had host Calgary finishing
first with 226 points, followed by
Alberta with 99 and UBC at 74.
UBC had three swimmers make
CIAU qualifying times for the first
time this year, all three having shaved down for the meet. Clark Van
Der Mye qualified in the 100m and
in basketball
—f rizell photo
CLASSIFIED PHOTOGRAPH RELEASED by athletic department shows UBC diving team with shaved and
tapered heads preparing for competition. Cover-up was halted after pool reconstruction workers discovered pool
floor needed rebuilding anyway. Actually this was normal a few years ago. CIAU swimming and diving championships are being held at UBC aquatic centre March 5 to 7.
Despite dropping a pair of
Canada West basketball games to
the University of Lethbridge, the
weekend was not a total disaster for
UBC as Bob Forsyth threw in 48
points to become the top scorer in
UBC history.
Forsyth now has 2,090 points.
The previous record was held by
Ron Thorsen who had 2,051 when
he finished playing in the early
The 'Birds lost 85-77 Friday night
and 58-57 Saturday. They were
done in Friday by Al Chappie's 31
points and by their own inept
shooting Saturday.
In the second contest UBC opted
for a now routine seven minute
scoring drought in the second half
and blew a 35-26 half-time lead.
UBC ended up shooting 35 per cent
from the floor for the whole game.
UBC coach Peter Mullins said
Forsyth played an outstanding
game Saturday. "It was one of the
best he has had this season and he
has had several great ones."
Mullins added that in the four years
Forsyth has played for UBC he has
been extremely team oriented and
very coachable.
The Thunderbird women ended
their season the way they started it.
The only difference is they are no
longer getting blown off the court.
When UBC played the University of
Lethbridge earlier in the season it
lost by 39 and 45 points. On the
weekend UBC lost 69-54 Friday and
58-54 Saturday.
The top scorer Friday was
Lethbridge's Sharon May with 28.
UBC was lead by Sharon Jonsen
with 14 points and Cathy Bultitude
with 11.
On Saturday Bultitude went wild
Curlers sweep west
Charlie and Marjorie Kerr coached the UBC women's curling team
to the Canada West championships in Saskatoon last weekend.
The team, which has been coached for 23 years now by former
Briar winner Charlie Kerr, has enjoyed a successful season.
The women won all four games on the weekend in a Canada West
league that has been reduced in the last 10 years to only three teams
due to financial cutbacks. UBC skip Krista Barnes was named most
valuable player for the tournament.
To add to the competition from the universities of Lethbridge and
Saskatchewan, the UBC season also includes four bonspiels in
Nanaimo and Vancouver and a weekly superleague against major
Vancouver club teams.
Coach Marjorie Kerr, who has travelled with the team for the past
six years, said of the team that "all but one are experienced and are
almost ready for competition at the Canadian national level." She
added that they expect to win the next competition at the B.C.
Winter Games in Trail, March 5 to 8.
and hit for a season high 29 points.
UBC coach Jack Pomfret said he is
pleased with the way his team,
especially Bultitude, played Saturday.
"The team has improved over the
season and Bultitude deserves the
Canada West second all-star award
she received last week."
While it has not exactly been the
best of times for the women's team
the last three seasons, things should
take an upturn next year as the
women's junior team took the Vancouver women's Senior B title with
a 62-58 win over the Retreads.
UBC played a balanced game and
two game total point championship
59-56 Feb. 11.
UBC won the first game of the
the scoring showed it. Gayle
Hughes lead UBC with 18 points
while other scorers were Caree
Sullivan with 12, Kirsion Brisch
with 11 and Debbie Clark with 10.
The game was won from the foul
line. UBC hit 16 of 22 foul shots
while the Retreads did not score
The victory gives UBC and coach
Neil Brown a 20 win season. Brown
said Monday that although winning
is nice it was not the only goal at the
start of the season. He said the major objective was to see how many
players from the junior varsity team
would make the varsity team next
At the moment Brown feels five
or six of his players will be playing
on the senior team next season.
The B.C. finals for the Senior
women's B league will be March 26
with UBC taking on Chilliwack.
The only other time these teams met
this year was an exhibition match
which Chilliwack won by three
200m freestyle, while Greg Wild
qualified in the 100m and 200m
backstroke. Mike Ball was the final
swimmer to make national times,
qualifying in the 50m freestyle. Top
swimmer for the 'Birds was Kevin
Stapleton who was second in the
1,500m freestyle and third in the
200m and 400m freestyle.
'Birds coach Jack Kelso was enthused with his team's performance. With the Canadian college
championships to be held at UBC in
two weeks, Kelso said the swimmers
are starting to psych up for the
meet. "Shaving down and swimming in our own pool will definitely
improve everyone's  performance.
Gymnasts third
in Canada West
By SCOTT McDONALD gymnasts will be competing in the
Despite a back injury which fore- nationals,
ed its top gymnast to miss part of °nlv tne gymasts with the top 35
the meet and an ankle injury which sco-"e-*in the country are invited to
limited another gymnast to only one the competition. UBC currently has
event, the UBC women's gymnast- six who have qualified but this
ics team finished a close third in the number may change as the eastern
Canada West championships in Ed- colleges finish their seasons. As
monton. we--. Branda does not know if Sa-
Patti Sakaki of UBC won the in- kaki wm have recovered from her
dividual women's title for the third injury in time to compete in the Ca-
straight time. Sakaki injured her   nadians.
back in the competition and missed The UBC men's team was also in
the last two events. Janice Eng of Edmonton and finished third with
UBC turned her ankle in the last 176.75 points. Alberta was first
practice before the meet and was with 197.05 and Calgary second at
only able to compete in one event.   186.0. Manitoba was a scant .25 of
The University of Alberta won a point behind UBC.
the meet with  123.70 points, the      The top UBC finishers in the all-
University of Manitoba was second round were Glen Harder who was
with   123.15   and   UBC  third  at seventh, Tom Carlson who finished
122.90. eighth and Kevin Seburn who plac-
Sakaki finished with 34.5 points, ed eleventh.
Heidi Ross of Alberta was second     In the parallel bars Seburn placed
with 33.70 and Nancy Bossuty of  f,rst and Harder third. On the rings
Calgary third with 32.90. Seburn   was   third   and   Carlson
The Canadian championships fourth. Carlson also had a fourth
will be held in Winnipeg March 5-6. place finish in the pommel horse
UBC coach Alena Branda said she and Harder the same on the high
does not know how many UBC bar.
Hockey team split
may finish upbeat
By HARRY HERTSCHEG Although the 'Birds have clinched the cellar spot in the Canada
After its upset victory over the West conference, the win thwarted
conference-leading   Saskatchewan Saskatchewan's bid to nail down
Huskies   in   Saskatoon   Saturday top spot. Calgary's 6-2 win over
night, UBC's men's hockey team is Alberta Sunday still gives them a
one step closer to their goal — mathematical chance of catching
finishing the season on a positive the Huskies. Calgary is six points
note. behind with three games remaining,
UBC forward Ted Cotter netted two of them against the Huskies,
his ninth and tenth goals of the The 'Birds close out their season
season, including the winner at 9:59 next   weekend   at   home   against
of the third period, to lead the Alberta Golden Bears.
Thunderbirds to a 2-1 victory. With the Bird's playing their best
The win earned the T-Birds a split hockey of the season (they've won
on their two-game weekend road two of their last three), they'll be
trip to Saskatoon. The fired up looking to end their season on a
Huskies thrashed the 'Birds Friday winning note. But they'll need to
night 5-0 in front of a capacity score a few more goals to do it.
crowd of nearly 1000. Dave Adolph "We have to try and get a few
led the Huskies with two goals. more people scoring,  instead of
On Saturday night the Huskies relying on the old reliables," said
seemed to take the game a bit too Moores.
lightly, while UBC was up for the As for next season, Moores will
game. Saskatchewan didn't play a be looking into the possibility of
few of the regulars in order to give luring some hockey playes from the
some of the other players more ex- major junior leagues into the UBC
perience before the play-offs. UBC hockey program. A couple of semi-
took full advantage of the situation, pro players who've sat this season
"We   had   some   very   good out are also expected to join the
goaltending," said UBC coach Jack 'Birds next year.
Moores. "And we just got lucky in
a lot of cases and it worked out for Canada West Standings
our benefit." W       L     Pts
T-Bird netminder Ron Paterson    Saskatchewan 16       6       32
was strong in stopping 36 shots.     Calgary 13       8       26
UBC could only muster 23 shots at    Alberta 9      12      18
the other end of the rink. UBC 5      17       10
'*:■■; Page 10
Tuesday, February 23, 1982
T wee ii I
The Houm of Bamarda AJba - a Play. Dorothy
Somareat Studio, 8 p.m. Fraa admiaaton, runt
until Saturday, Fab. 77.
Cliaaici profaaaor Travor Hodga from Cartaton
Univariity, on Tha Graataat Enginaaring Faat of
tha Anciant Wortd: Siphons in Roman Aqua-
ducta, noon, I Maam 104.
Planning maating, noon, SUB 237b.
Fraa tagal advica, noon to 2:30, SUB 111.
Utaratura tabta, noon, SUB foyar.
Monay givan away fraa, juat for tha aaking,
noon, SUB 2SB. Aafc for tha grand poobah.
Mandat Utaratura and diacuaaion, noon, SUB
Lactura on paychiatry. Dr. Miiaa, noon, IRC 1.
Dr. David Suzuki wiH apeak on, Tha Impact of
Scianca in tha '80a: a ChaHanga for Unrvarahiaa,
8 p.m., IRC 2.
Panel diacuaaion on Abortion in tha Light of Naw
Technology: medical and ethical perspectives,
noon, biology 2000.
Thunderbird    Report    —    a    review   of   last
weekend's UBC sports action, 5 p.m.
In Sight — topic is The Ubyssey's drive for autonomy, after 6 p.m. news, cable 100 fm.
Questioning some tough answers, noon, Lutheran Campus centre.
Meeting, noon, Biology 2449.
Casting now for Edward Albee's American
Dream and Zuess Street. Call for more info and
audition, Ronald Master, 874-4462.
Organizational meeting for March 12 rally, student council chambers, 1:30 p.m., SUB council
Employment program registration for CPSC students, 1 p.m., CSCi 200.
Professor Kurt von Fischer, musicology department director at the University of Zurich, Switzerland will speak on Arthur Honnegar: The
Origins of his Style, 3:30-5 p.m., Music building
Film outing to see Making Love, details in SUB
237b or phone 228-4638.
Award winning film Breaking Away, 7 p.m.,
SUB audrtorium. Admission $1.
Final registration for corec tennis tournament
and outdoor adventure cross-country skiing at
Manning park all day, War Memorial gym 203.
Deadline 3:30 p.m.
International student Solidarity Day with Soviet
Jewry, information table 11:30 a.m. to 1:30
p.m., SUB and Hillel House.
Forming meeting, noon, SUB 2S8.
Press day, aH prospective staff members welcome, noon SUB 241k.
Speaker from Gay Alcoholics Anonymous,
noon, SUB 213.
Ganaral maating, 1:30 p.m., Angus 321. Ride
every Sunday at 10 a.m., meet at SUB.
Profaaaor Kurt von Ftachar, director of the musicology department at the University of Zurich,
Switzerland, spaaks on Claude Debussy and the
Climate of Art Nouveau, noon. Musk building
Film Land of Disappearing Bucldha, noon, Asian
Centre audrtorium. Lactura Puie Land Buddhavn
and Zen Buddhiem by Or. Hantyama, 1:30 p.m.,
Aaian Cantra seminar room 604.
Diacuaaion time, noon, St. Murk's College.
Utaratura tabta, noon, SUB foyer.
Organizational maating for outdoor adventure
croaa-country aki trip to Manning park, noon.
War Memorial gym room 211.
Mandat literature and (ftacuaamn, noon, SUB
Dr. V. Diewert speaks on orthodontics, noon,
IRC Woodward 1.
Wyne and chaaaa recaption f<x woman scianca
faculty mambars, staff and students, 8:30 p.m..
International Houaa.
Panel diacuaaion sponsored l>y tha Society of
Canadian Women in Science and Technology,
theme: Woman in tha Scientific Community,
Techniques for Survival and Sjccaaa, 7 p.m., International Houae.
Lecture by Dr. Margaret Bern ton Feminism and
the Science Establishment, noon, SUB 207-209.
Free workshops on eaaay skills, noon. Brock 301.
Free panel discussion on Woman in Architecture, noon. Brock 223.
Information meeting, representatives from all
undergrad councils are invited to attand, 1:30
p.m., SUB 213.
Thunderbird Report — a preview of jpcoming
UBC sports, 5 p.m.
In Sight — topic: AMS budget surplus, after 6
p.m. news, cable 100 fm.
Prayer meeting, 1:30 p.m., SUB 212a
Speaker Michael Horner on Chrstian Belief:
Wishful Thinking or Eternal Tuth?, noon, Buch
General meeting to discuss rreeting time, noon,
SUB 256.
Seminar — 4 year versus 5 year professional pro
grams, 6 p.m., Cecil Green Park.
Press day, all current staff mitmbers and anyone
interested invited to attend, noon, SUB 241k.
General meeting, election of the executive, organization of atrocities, 3:30 p.m., Angus 426.
UBC Thundervirds vs. Alberta Golden Bears, 8
p.m., Thunderbird arena.
Last Canada West tourney of the year, men's
and women's teams. 3 to 10 p.m., War Memorial
Senator Jack Austin will siieak. Open to all,
noon, SUB 205.
Poetry reading, An evening with William Everaon
Iformerly Brother Antonius). *3 at the door, 8
p.m., Robson Square media centre.
Forum, Violence Against Women, 12:30 p.m..
SUB 212.
Men's and women's unit manager meetings —
please attend, noon. War Memorial gym 211.
Forum Cold Warriors Weep for Solidamosc, 7:30
p.m., SUB 211.
It's Gym Night so come out und play your favorite sport. 7 to 10 p.m., Oatxrma gym A.
Speaker, professor Judy Smith, molecular bi-
otogiat,  member of the Northwest Women's
Studies Association Women and Technology
Project. Empowering Women: Feminist f'er-
uiMCthre on Science and Technology, 8 p.m.,
IDC 6.
Eienernl meeting to discuss changing time.
Moon. SUB 238.
Lectuie and diacuaaion. Office Automation: How
il: affects workers' jobs and their health, neon,
SiUB 207.
Campua Capeuie, campua news, sports and social faathrrtiaa, after 6 p.m. news.
*rhunderbird Hockey, We play-by-play covaiage
of the 'Biroa-U of A Golden Beers hockey game.
II p.m., pre-game wrap at 7:60 p.m., cable 100
Coffeehouse, 4:30 p.m., SUB 206.
IPotluck supper, bring your famiy and friends, bring a main dieh enough for you and your family
■nd several others. Salad and dessert provided.
Let us know the numbers attending. 6:00 p.m..
International House gate 4.
Swimming party for CSA members, free, twins
swimming suit snd other geer, 7 p.m.. Aquatic
Peter Candido lectures on Chromosome Struc
ture, 12:30 p.m., IRC G41.
Thunderbird hockey, 'Birds vs. Alberta Golden
Bear*, 8 p.m., Thunderbird arena.
Last tourney of the year, final match at 8 p.m. 1C
am. to 10 p.m., War Memorial gym.
Symposium, Ending Ihe Arms Race - A Co
nadian Perspective, 9 ,a.m. to 5 p.m., Woodward
IRC 6.
Undergraduate orientation — informal question
and answer session ard tour of facilities. Open ti>
anyone interested, 1-3 p.m., James Mather
building 202.
Outdoor adventure cross-country skiing — 9njo/
the Fresh air, free instruction available, all da\,
Manning Park.
Noon hour lecture: Androgyny and Womer
Writers: From Virginia Woolf to Christa Wolf
noon, Buch. 204.
Off Beat — You figure it out, 7 p.m., cable 100
- Byyr 'n Bluegrass party with the all wonwn'it
band, No-frills Stringband, 4-7 p.m., SUB 205.
Lecture: Dr. Meredith Kimball, How Expectations and Stereotypes Influence Research, roon,
SUB 211.
Video presentation: Women and Power in thu
Nuclear Age, noon, SUB concouraa.
Information table, all day, SUB concourse.
Group grope and oral gratification followed by
Ash Wednesday service, 6 p.m., Lutheran Campus centre.
Question and answer period, noon, SUB 111.
A dialogue on northwest coast Indian art — Is
the renaissance reafly a renaissance? — is the
legacy really a legacy? Come join legacy exhibition artists B* Raid, Robert Davidson and Tony
Hunt aa they explore thia issue with George Mac
donald, internationally known anthropotogiac.
$1.50 (at tha door), $1 for museum member*,
7:30 p.m., Museum of Anthropology
The and of the world, 6 p.m. (6:30 in Newfound
Hot Flashes
Pvmpimg up
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People giving you the gears?
Having trouble keeping the wheels
turning? Feeling tired? Just been
framed? Can you handle bars? Are
you an airhead? If so, blow into
your tubes and peddle your
Peugeot over to the SUB foyer
where the UBC cycling club will
have their information table all day
Wednesday. They'll pump you full
of info on campus cycling problems, such as security, access,
and cycle paths. Check it out and
feel like a big wheel.
Doc Suzuki
You've seen this guy so many
times on TV you probably never
knew he was a prof at UBC. Pretty
famous guy, for a scientist. It's rare
for those types to get famous,
unless they're into arms research
and H-bomb production.
Luckily, our own Dr. David
Suzuki is into more peaceful stuff. I
think. As part of Women's Week,
he'll speaK on The Impact of
Science in the 80s: A Challenge for
Universities tonight at 3 p.m. in IRC
2. I'm glad I got to do this hot flash.
My mom loves Dr. David. Hi mom I
Filmsoc bifooks
Do you want to break away from
booze, drugs, and rock'n roll? Of
course not. Who does? Then how
about an award winning film?
Which one, you say? I'm not going
to tell you. Go study. Whoops, running out of space here. You're in
luck if you're a bike freak, a romantic, and a native North American
who would rather be a foreigner,
because all three make up the plot
of Breaking Away. Filmsoc makes it
roll on Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the
SUB auditorium. Admission is one
Canadian buck.
Farmon rise
Here is a bonaficle grassroots
organization that could really use
the support of students. A ground-
swell of discontent, just waiting to
join the now legendary student-
worker alliance (if Mark Slackmeyer
is to be believed). Old Mark and hi*
Doonesbury sidekicks could really
sink their teeth into this one.
Before you turn to the comics,
consider for a moment the plight of
farmworkers in this province. Did
your mind draw a blank? So did
mine. So let's both go see A Time
to Rise, being shown by the Farmworkers Support Group at noon
Wednesday in the SUB auditorium.
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Page 11
Brandon president 'rewrites history'
BRANDON (CUP) — Brandon
University president Howard
Perkins has been systematically
altering the minutes from university
senate meetings for more than two
years, charges a senate member.
The Brandon senate held an
emergency meeting Feb. 2 to deal
with allegations made by professor
Evan Pepper in a nine-page document titled "Rewriting History."
The paper compared the minutes
taken by senate secretary and
university registrar Chris Kennedy
at the last five meetings of 1981 with
those later mailed out to senators.
Pepper said Kennedy sent his
minutes to Perkins, who made additions and deletions, and then had
the altered minutes typed for
Pepper claimed such changes
were "a flagrant violation of the
rules of procedure."
Perkins said the administration
Scores of tiny eastern hairy puce
blorgs invaded this tiny, peace-
loving, laidback island kingdom,
international news sources revealed
Tiniest puce blorgs Dopey
Creepy-crawly and Dozy Olive-Oyl
led the invasion against the peaceful
"We don't like the way they dress
in warm weather and most of them
are really icky," chimed Dopey and
Dozy together.
But details are sketchy about the
invasion's success. Kingdom co-
despot An-Old Headshot said his
forces repelled the unprovoked attack by the smelly eastern blorgs.
would respond by refusing to take
senate minutes. Pepper said this
would be illegal because it is a provincial requirement under a cabinet
"I don't care what the Order-In-
Council says," Perkins replied.
During the exchange, a television
news camera operator switched on
his light to begin filming, but
Perkins ordered him to turn it off.
Kennedy came close to tears as he
announced his resignation effective
June 30.
"I feel my integrity has been
questioned and it has offended me
mightily," said Kennedy. "I can
stand no more of this."
But the next day, Kennedy announced he would reconsider his
Student's union president Char-
maine Schenstead said it was
Perkins' integrity she questioned,
not Kennedy's. She said the SU
wanted to get rid of Perkins for two
years, and hopes to ally itself with
faculty members to pressure the
board of governors until he is fired.
Before the emergency meeting,
she said the alleged minute-
tampering "could be the last nail in
his (Perkin) coffin as far as his
career at BU goes."
The emergency meeting stopped
short of censuring Perkins.
Pepper moved the senate study
alleged alterations of past minutes,
but his motion was labelled a waste
of time and defeated. Pepper's second motion, that the senate chair
be denied access to the minutes
before their approval at the next
meeting, was defeated because of its
A motion to tape senate meetings
was also defeated, and another mo-
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don that no one tamper with
minutes, or face censure, was also
turned down. Some senators called
the motion "too drastic."
A motion was finally passed,
directing "the responsibility of
preparing minutes of senate rests
exclusively with the secretary of
senate. No other person shall make,
or cause to be made, any alteration
to the document as prepared by the
"We can make all the rules we
want, but if they are not followed,
they're useless," said Schenstead.
Perkins frequently ignores the rules
when it suits him, she charged.
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One disillusioned senator considered resigning "because the entire senate is so "wishy-washy.
"They make a lot of noise on the
outside, but when the chips are
down they back down," he said.
Another source said: "All thet
senate accomplished was to say that
Dr. Perkins has allegedly been a
bad boy and should leave the senate
minutes alone."
The ad for SUPER VALU
which ran in the Feb. 12
issue of The Ubyssey
should have read:
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12 to Feb. 20. We reserve
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SAT., FEB, 27
Register in Room 203
War Memorial Gym before
Wed., Feb. 24. Fee: $15.00
Then come and
spend a little of it at
Located at the back of the Village
on Campus
Women's Athletic Directorate
Positions Available are:
Nominations open from February 23, 1982 till March 8, 1982.
Nomination forms and Information are available in Room 208, War
Memorial Gym.
Elections will be held at the Annual General Meeting to be held on
March 9, 1982 at 12:30 p.m., in Room 32, War Memorial Gym.
Management positions with the following teams are open for the
1982-83 athletic season:
Information on all these teams is available in Room 208,   War
Memorial Gym.
Ice Hockey
Field Hockey
Track and Field
Cross Country
Dal Grauer Memorial Lecture
Professor Lawrence Klein
Department of Economics
University of Pennsylvania
LAWRENCE KLEIN, the winner of the 1980 Nobel Prize in Economics, is the Benjamin
Franklin Professor of Economics at the University of Pennsylvania. Builder of the first
major econometric model of the United States, he has since led pioneering model-
building efforts in many other countries, and remains the world's foremost expert in
the field. Over the last 13 years, he has been the central figure in Project LINK, which
embraces national models of the major countries and regional models of the rest of the
world to analyze and forecast trends in the world economy.
Professor Klein will give two Grauer Lectures at UBC, drawing on his continual involvement with economic theory and policy since the publication of his important first book
The Keynesian Revolution in 1947. While on the campus. Professor Klein will also take
part in a conference organized by the Department of Economics' Programme in Natural
Resource Economics.
"International Coordination of Economic Policy"
Thursday, February 25    In Room 106, Buchanan Building, at 12:30 p.m.
"Recent Challenges to Keynesian Economic Policies"
Saturday, February 27    In Lecture Hall 2, Woodward Instructional Resources Centre,
at 8:15 p.m.
(A Vancouver Institute Lecture) Page 12
Tuesday, February 23,1982
It is hoped that this questionnaire will provide a means for
students to have some constructive input into the direction that the Pit takes in the next year, and into the type of
service that it provides to students.
We really hope that you will take five minutes or so and
fill it out, and as well, give us your comments. This is a
fairly comprehensive survey, and we hope that you will
give it the serious consideration that it deserves. If you
have any questions or comments about this, please address them to Cliff Stewart, in SUB 248, or give him a call
at 228-3092.
The questionnaires can be returned to any of the blue
ballot boxes located in the Pit, in the main foyer of SUB,
in various Undergraduate Society lounges and offices,
and in the residences until March 5. Thanks in advance for
your input, and remember, it's your Pit.
1. How would you rate the decor? (circle one)
very poor       poor       acceptable       good       very good
2. How would you rate the service? (circle one)
very poor       poor       acceptable       good       very good
3. How do you feel about the prices in the Pit? Are they: (circle one
in each category)
food:       very low       low       fair       high       very high
beer:        very low       low       fair       high       very high
liquor:        very low       low       fair       high       very high
4. What type of food service, if any, would you like to see in the Pit?
5. How   do   you    feel    about   entertainment   in   the    Pit?
(circle one)
very poor       poor       acceptable       good       very good
6. What would you like to see in the Pit?
□ Disco □ Soft Rock □ Other	
□ Concerts    □ Nitedreams       D Nothing	
□ Piano Bar   □ Hot Air Show   □ Combinations of.
7. What is your major reason for coming to the Pit?
□  Drink □ Start out a night on the town
D Meet friends and talk □ Other
D Meet new people D Combinations of	
8. What style of drinking establishment would you prefer the Pit to
D Same as now D Disco
□ Neighbourhood pub typeD Other	
□ Bar □ Combinations of_
□ Lounge 	
9. How often do you go to the Pit?
D Daily D Couple of times a month
D Couple of times a week  D Couple of times a year
□ Weekly □ Never
10. Do you live on campus?   	
If the Pit had off sales at standard off sales prices, would you use
12. The   Pit   is   open   from   12:00   p.m.   to   12   midnight,   Monday to Friday; 12:30 a.m., Saturdays. Would you prefer
□ Fewer Hours
□ Same
□ More hours
13. How   do   you   feel   about   the   Pit   now   serving   alcoholic
beverages during and after lunch hour? Do you (circle one)
agree       disagree       don't care
14. Where do you drink most frequently?
□  Pit
D Other — if other, why do you go to the other place?
15. What time of day do you usually use the Pit? (circle one or more)
early afternoon late afternoon
early evening late evening
General Comments: Let us know what you like or don't like about the Pit,
and give us some suggestions for improvement if you have any.


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