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Array Cum n' Hair: A collaborative piece SINCE 1918
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NOVEMBER 22, 2010
VOLUME XCII,  N°XXII
EDITORIAL
COORDINATING EDITOR
Justin McElroy: coordinating@uhyney.ca
NEWS EDITOR
ArshyMann: news@ubyssey.ca
ASSOCIATE NEWS EDITOR
Sally Crampton : associate.news@ubysseyca
CULTURE EDITORS
Jonny Wakefield & Bryce Warnes:
culture@ubyssey ca
ASSOCIATE CULTURE EDITOR
Anna Zoria: associate.culture@ubyssey.ca
SPORTS EDITOR
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FEATURES EDITOR
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PHOTO EDITOR
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PRODUCTION MANAGER
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COPY EDITOR
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MULTIMEDIA EDITOR
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CONTRIBUTORS
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Yara De Jong Marie Vondracek
Fabrizio Stendaro Charles Depman
David Elop David Marino
Jon Chiang Samantha Bullis
Philip Edgecumbe   Bijan Ahmadian
Front cover illustration by Indiana
Joel
LEGAL
The Ubyssey is the official student newspaper of
the University of British Columbia. It is published
every Monday and Thursday by The Ubyssey Publications Society. We are an autonomous, democratically run student organization, and all students are
encouraged to participate.
Editorials are chosen and written by the Ubyssey staff. They are the expressed opinion of the
staff, and do not necessarily reflect the views of
The Ubyssey Publications Society or the University of British Columbia. All editorial content appear-
ng in The Ubyssey is the property of The Ubyssey
Publications Society. Stories, opinions, photographs
and artwork contained herein cannot be reproduced
without the expressed, written permission of The
Ubyssey Publications Society.
The Ubyssey is a founding member of Canadian
University Press (CUP) and adheres to CUP's guiding principles.
Letters to the editor must be under 300 words
Please include your phone number, student number
and signature (not for publication) as well as your
year and faculty with all submissions. ID will be
checked when submissions are dropped off at the
editorial office of The Ubyssey; otherwise verification will be done by phone. "Perspectives" are opinion pieces over 300 words but under 750 words and
are run according to space. "Freestyles" are opinion
pieces written by Ubyssey staff members. Priority
will be given to letters and perspectives over free-
styles unless the latter is time sensitive. Opinion
pieces will not be run until the identity of the writer has been verified. The Ubyssey reserves the right
to edit submissions for length and clarity. All letters
must be received by 12 noon the day before intended publication. Letters received after this point wil
be published in the following issue unless there is
an urgent time restriction or other matter deemed
relevant by the Ubyssey staff.
It is agreed by all persons placing display or classified advertising that if the Ubyssey Publications
Society fails to publish an advertisement or if an
error in the ad occurs the liability of the UPS wil
not be greater than the price paid for the ad. The
UPS shall not be responsible for slight changes or
typographical errors that do not lessen the value or
the impact of the ad
University
Press
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EVENTS
CLASSIFIED
ESSAY EDITOR
$20/hour, about 4 pages •
grammar, spelling, sentence
structure • 4 years experience
• GRADE20% BETTER
wirelesssketchbook@gmail.com
ONGOING EVENTS
UBYSSEY PRODUCTION • Come help
us create this baby! Learn about
layout and editing. Expect to be
fed. • Every Sunday and Wednesday, 2pm.
MULTIVERSITY GALLERIES CURATOR
TOURS* Learn about a different aspect of the Multiversity Galleries
from a different curator every week.
From the local to the global and the
mundane to the arcane, let the experts introduce you to the objects
that intrigue them most. Along the
way, you'll gain fresh perspectives
related to collecting, consulting, researching, interpreting and exhibiting in the Museum. • Tuesdays
1-2pm, Museum of Anthropology
$14/12 included with admission,
free with UBC student ID.
MONDAY, NOV. 22
THE AMS ANNUAL GIFT FAIR • One-
stop shopping for great gifts and
decorations from products imported around the world to locally
handcrafted items. There will be
new vendors each week. • Nov.
22-Dec. 3, 10:30am-5:30pm,
SUB Main Concourse.
MAKE ART FOR AIDS + P0SE-ITIVE-
LY HIV • This event is part of the
World AIDS Week coalition to help
UBC students gain awareness
and speak out for HIV/AIDS. Help
make art for AIDS by completing
a picture or photo. Canvases, art
supplies and camera supplied. Includes free hot cocoa, cupcakes
and condoms. • 11am-2pm, SUB
Entrances and MASS lounge in
Buchanan D.
TUESDAY, NOV 23
NIGHT OF A THOUSAND DINNERS
(N1KD)» As one of IRSAs premier
events and the largest student-organized fundraiser for land mine
awareness, you will not want to
miss this! Features a silent auction, performance by the Corpus
Christi College Chamber Choir, a
mouth-watering three-course dinner and a stunning art installation
by V. Tony Hauser. • 6:30-9:30pm,
3250 Commercial Dnve, $40 students, $80 non-students, tickets
available online at irsa.rezgo.com
orinSUB30-G.
WEDNESDAY, NOV 24
UBC FILM SOCIETY: THE EXPENDABLES
• The UBC Film Society will be
showing The Expendables, starring Sylvester Stallone, Jason Sta-
tham and pretty much every action hero of the last 30 years. A
team of mercenaries heads to
South America on a mission to
overthrow a dictator. • 9-11 pm,
Norm Theatre, SUB, $2.50 members, $5 non-members.
THURSDAY, NOV 25
LINK DANCE: EXPERIMENTS (EXCERPT)* Dance collides with science in Experiments, Gail Loten-
berg's exciting new work for her
company LINK Dance. A collaboration with four ecologists, specialists in the study of movement and behaviour. The work
combines fluent dancing with
sound, light and video, to investigate how two separate
disciplines embrace logic, experimentation and creativity. •
12pm, Scotiabank Dance Centre, 677 Davie St, $10 adults,
$8 students.
LACEUPF0RKIDS»Come lace up
and make a difference in the
lives of children living with a
rare disease. Lace Up for Kids
is UBC REC's student-driven
charity event that is a great
opportunity for individuals or
teams to give back. All proceeds will go towards the BC
Children's Hospital Rare Disease Foundation Fund to support life-saving microgrant research. • 6pm-2am, Doug
Mitchell Thunderbird Sports
Centre, register by Nov. 18.
UBC ROBSON SQUARE RODEO • Pull
on your cowboy boots, iron your
best plaid shirt and shout "yee-
haaaaaww" when you head to
The Bourbon Country Bar, to
help find the best bull rider in
town while raising awareness
and money for United Way. Feel
free to lasso some of your friends
and family and bring them along.
Saddle up and hold on tight as
you watch some of the wildest
bullriders in town tame the most
notorious bull of Vancouver. •
5-7pm, The Bourbon Country
Bar, 50 West Cordova Street,
$15 includes buffet dinner, one
drink of your choice, a ticket in
the raffle for a 19" flatscreen TV
and your chance to ride the bull.
Call (604) 328-0913 or e-mail
Janice.Iee@ubc.ca for tickets.
GLOBAL LEADERSHIP: PERSPECTIVES OF A FORMER REFUGEE • Veronica Fynn, former WUSC student and one of the founders of
the Africa Awareness Initiative,
will speak at UBC on November 25. There will be a dynamic discussion on the Farchana
Manifesto, a document from
the women ofthe Farchana refugee camp in Darfur, Sudan demanding equal rights for women. Light refreshments provided. • 5-7pm, Liu Institute for
Global Issues, free.
FRIDAY, NOV 26
AUS FIRST-YEAR C0MMITEE PRESENTS: THE NO PANTS DANCE•The
AUS First Year Committee presents the No Pants Dance—yes,
you read that right. Give your
jeans a vacation in the laundry heap and come all dressed
down! Featuring a photo booth
and the Pants Off Dance Off,
fun and surprises (possibly in
the form of Spiderman boxers)
are guaranteed for this exciting
night. • 9pm-12am, Mass Buchanan D, $10, $12 at the door,
$1 for coat check, tickets available at the Totem Park and Place
Vanier residence commons and
the bus loop by REC Centre.
JADE IN THE COAL • In 1900, the
hardships of Chinese coal-miners
in Cumberland, BC are relieved
by a Cantonese opera troupe. As
the actors rehearse, the mine's
ghosts stir and reveal a terrible
secret from the past. Written by
Governor General's Award-winning writer Paul Yee, with original music performed live by a
six-piece Cantonese opera ensemble. • 7:30-9:30pm, Freddy Wood Theatre, $102/78/48
package tickets, $22/15/10 single tickets, e-mail theatre®
interchange@ubc.ca or call
at (604) 822-2678 for more
information.
UBC ELI: INTERNATIONAL NIGHT •
Are you ready for a night of cultural immersion, music, performance and a riotous dance party? Then join us for the English
Language Institute's International Night. There will be cultural
displays, an international food
fair, performances and demonstrations of unique talents. To
top it all off, a DJ will spin tunes
to guarantee groovy moves on
the dance floor. • 7-11:30pm,
SUB Ballroom, $3 (includes
small tasters of international cuisine), bring two pieces of ID to
purchase alcoholic beverages.
RUBBER SOUL: ROCK FOR AIDS CONCERT* Rubber Soul is set to rock
out for the first time in Vancouver. Rubber Soul first began in
2008 in the Hongdae district of
South Korea. Expats living in Korea teamed up with local Koreans to promote awareness of
HIV and raise money for Little
Travellers and Grassroots Uganda. All proceeds from their concert will go towards the fight
against HIV/AIDS. • 8pm-1am,
The Pit and The Gallery, $12 at
The Outpost, $15 at the door.
SATURDAY, NOV. 27
WREATH-MAKING COURSE* Guided by the talented and experienced experts Moya Drum-
mond and Judy Newton, you
will learn tips and techniques
for making your very own natural holiday creation. Participants will leave with their
own beautiful and handmade
wreath to decorate their door
or to give to a friend. You will
be outdoors for brief periods
of time, so please dress appropriately. Please bring your
own pair of secateurs and gardening gloves. • 9am-12pm,
$60 public, $55 garden members and students, reservation required, e-mail botg®
interchange.ubc.ca to book.
SUNDAY, NOV. 28
OPERA TEAS0NTHE STAGE* UBC
Opera Ensemble presents their
newest series, Opera Teas on
the Stage, with shortened versions of operas in a cabaret setting on the stage of their new
theatre. • 2-4pm, UBC Old Auditorium, 6344 Memorial Rd,
$20 adults, $15 students and
seniors, reservations required,
call (604) 822-6725 to reserve.
UBCFILMS0CIETY:AW0MAN,AGUN
AND A NOODLE SHOP • The UBC
Film Society will be showing A
Woman, A Gun and a Noodle
Shop by director Zhang Yimou.
The owner of a Chinese noodle shop's scheme to murder
his adulterous wife and her lover goes awry. • 7-9pm, Norm
Theatre, $2.50 members, $5
non-members.
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
UBC LAND USE PLAN AMENDMENTS
The University of British Columbia's Public Hearing Committee will hold a Public Hearing respecting
proposed amendments to the Land Use Plan for UBC's Vancouver Campus. The Public Hearing is
being held in accordance with Part 10-2010 of the Municipalities Enabling and Validating Act.
Proposed amendments affect the UBC Vancouver campus lands,
as shown in Map A.
The proposed Land Use Plan amendments include, but are not
limited to:
■ Increasing housing choice and affordability through
adjustments to residential and commercial floorspace, building
height and unit caps;
■ Retention of the UBC Farm by changing the land use
designation for the UBC Farm from "Future Housing Reserve"
to "Green Academic";
■ Transferring housing density from UBC Farm, University
Square, Thunderbird Future Housing Area and Totem Field to
the eastern side of Acadia, East Mall South, and Wesbrook
South/Wesbrook Place; and
■ Regularizing land uses to better align with the university's
academic mission and vision. This includes defining the
"Academic", "Green Academic" "Village Centre Academic"
and "Neighbourhood Housing" land use designations and the
designation of Gage South as an "area under review".
All persons who believe they may be affected by the above
proposal will be afforded an opportunity to be heard in person
and/or by written submission,
A speakers list will be available for the public to sign at the
entrance ofthe Public Hearing venue approximately 30 minutes
prior to the start ofthe Public Hearing. Speakers will be asked to
come forward in the order of the speakers list and will be allowed
up to five minutes to address the Public Hearing Committee
regarding the proposed amendments.
IUBCI      a place of mind
n|r THE   UNIVERSITY OF  BRITISH COLUMBIA
Should you have any concerns or comments you wish to
communicate to the Committee in advance of the Public
Hearing, you can write to: Committee Clerk for the Public
Hearing, c/o Campus and Community Planning, 2210 West Mall,
Vancouver, BC, V6T1Z4 or public.hearing.clerk@ubc.ca. To be
considered, advanced submissions must be received by noon
on Tuesday, November 30.
Submissions can also be made directly to the Committee
Clerk until the end of the Public Hearing. Written submissions
received prior to or submitted during the Public Hearing will be
included as part of the official public record by the Committee
Clerk. Submissions received after the conclusion of the
Public Hearing will not be considered by the Public Hearing
Committee or the UBC Board of Governors.
The proposed amendments and relevant background material
may be inspected at the offices of Campus and Community
Planning, 2210 West Mall, Vancouver, BC, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
and 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Monday to Friday, except statutory holidays,
from November 15 to November 30, 2010.
The Procedural Rules for the Public Hearing are available for
inspection at the offices of Campus and Community Planning
or by contacting the office as noted below.
For further information, contact:
Campus and Community Planning
2210 West Mall, Vancouver, BC, V6T1Z4
604-220-8831    Stefani. Iu(ffiubc.ca    www.planning.ubc.ca
Please note, no refreshments or food will be provided at the hearing.
Date:   Tuesday, November 30, 2010
Time:   6 p.m.
Place:  Ponderosa Centre, 2071 West Mall,
Vancouver, BC
MAP A: LANDS SUBJECT TO
LAND USE PLAN AMENDMENTS
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