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Array Engineering dean Finn quits
By RALPH MAURER
Liam Finn has resigned as dean
of applied sciences, effective June
30, 1978.
He is the third senior administration official to resign
already this term.
Finn's resignation was announced in an unusually terse,
four-paragraph official statement
by administration president Doug
Kenny.
According to the press release,
Finn, who has been applied
sciences dean for the last eight
years, "will return to his position
as professor of civil engineering.
He has also expressed a desire to
devote more time to the directing
SFU's Jewett
to seek NDP
nomination
Canadian University Press
Pauline Jewett, Simon Fraser
University administration
president, said Monday she will
ask for an unpaid leave if she runs
as an NDP candidate in the next
federal election.
Jewett filed her nomination
papers Sunday for the NDP Burnaby riding. The nomination
meeting is scheduled for Sunday.
Jewett said in a statement
released Monday, "if I win the
nomination, I will take unpaid
political leave from SFU to
campaign full-time once an
election is called. When elected I
shall step down as president."
According to general university
policy, a faculty or staff member
can request a leave of absence in
order to run for political office.
TTie question of Jewett's leave of
absence will be discussed at a
board of governors meeting
Tuesday.
Board chairman Ray Parkinson
said university policy would allow
Jewett to take a two-month leave of
absence from the time an election
is called until the election.
The policy also allows Jewett to
request a leave of absence while
serving in political office.
Jewett is presently entering the
fourth year of her five-year term
as president. Parkinson said her
contract, "doesn't say anything
specific about seeking political
office."
"Of course, it must interfere
with her normal duties," he said.
Jewett said in a telephone interview that if she is not elected
she expects to complete her term
as president.
"The board has indicated to me
that they would like to see me
carry out my term."
If the election is not called until
1979 she would be able to complete
her term.
She said she has been thinking
about political involvement since
the Quebec election last November. But she could not have placed
her name in nomination if the'
election had been called for this
fall because, "the tasks I'd set for
myself for my fourth year as
president had to be set in motion."
Jewett served as a Liberal MP
for the riding of Northumberland,
Ont. from 1963 to 1965.
She switched to the NDP early in
1972 and ran unsuccessfully as
NDP candidate in the federal 1972
election in the Ottawa West riding.
Jewett has drawn critcism for
her handling of the president's job.
Many criticized her for taking so
long to settle the PSA dispute,
which first arose before Jewett
became president. The Canadian
Association of University Teachers
censured SFU after it fired eight
political science, sociology and
anthropology professors for attempting to bring students into the
decision making process.
and developing of his soil dynamics
research group at the university."
Last year, Finn caused a great
deal of bad publicity for UBC when
it was reported he made large
amounts of money from consulting
jobs off-campus while at the same
time continuing to collect his
$50,000 UBC salary.
One of these of f- campus jobs was
the inquiry into the 1975 explosion
and fire at a North Vancouver
grain elevator which killed five
people. The report^ was widely-
praised for its thoroughness.
But Finn's moonlighting resulted
in a clampdown by Kenny on
faculty consulting activities. Now,
all off-campus requests for the
expertise and time of UBC
professors must go through
Kenny's office.
Last - week, the faculty
association, without naming Finn,
said it is "gravely concerned about
serious allegations of misconduct
by some faculty members,  and
THE UBYSSEY
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allegations that the university is
unable to deal effectively with such
circumstances."
It termed this misconducted "intolerable."
Finn could not be reached for
comment.
Board of governor's chairman
George Morfitt said Finn's
resignation has not been submitted
to the board, as it must be.
"The president clearly felt that
rather than have the matter leak
out through the news media, it
would be better to have it come out
now," he said.
"I'm sure President Kenny had a
conversation with Dean Finn. In
fact, I'm sure any resignation
See page 2: FINN
Admin veep
sides with
angry TAs
The UBC administration has
agreed with teaching assistants
that the science department is
shortchanging them, a TA
spokesman said Monday.
UBC vice-president Erich Vogt
assured the Association of
Teaching Assistants at a meeting
Friday that the seven per cent pay
increasegrantedtoTAswas meant
to be across-the-board, ATA
president Dave Smith said.
The science department has
deducted seniority pay increases
from the seven per cent, reducing
the size of the total increase to as
low as 2.6 per cent.
"He (Vogt) made it clear to
anyone who's native language isn't
Gallic that our interpretation of the
seven per cent increase was
perfectly correct. He's recognized
the legitimacy of our claims,"
Smith said.
Last week sciences dean Robert
Volkoff said some of his departments were interpreting the pay
increase, granted last summer by
the board of governors, as including seniority pay increases.
But Smith said the ATA is still
not satisfied with the administration's stand on the pay
increase issue.
"Basically we're supposed to
wait until we get our pay cheques
and see if we get our seven per
cent. But we'll believe it when we
see it," he said.
Vogt will bring up the pay increase issue at the next committee
of deans meeting to ensure the full
seven per cent increase is being
given, said Smith.
The ATA still has other problems
with the administration, he said.
"Some people still haven't been
told whether they're TAs or not and
they're already working.
"A TA can pay tuition fees by
having them deducted from their
TA pay cheque. But they have to
have their appointment forms to
show the registrar first. Some
people didn't get them till Friday
and others still haven't got them."
Seepage 2: ADMIN
Fire sets back swine research
A fire which killed 150 pigs at UBC early
Saturday will cause serious setbacks in the
swine research program, the animal
resources chairman said Monday.
"It's just put us right out of business
research-wise," said Bruce Owen.
He said that although the four or five undergraduate students who were studying the
pigs will be minimally affected, faculty
research will be held up for several months at
least.
He said faculty research is more involved
than that of the students. Students will continue to study their pigs at a different
location.
"I   think   that   the   disruption   of   their
(students') programs will be minimal," Owen
said. "Our first priority is to minimize
disruption of student research programs."
Faculty projects affected include such
studies as ultrasonic measurements for pig
improvement, amino acid requirements of
growing pigs and nutritional value of high-
lysine barley for pigs.
Owen said the surviving 200 pigs will be
kept in the animal sciences area at the south
end of campus.
The University Endowment Lands fire
department put the fire out in two hours, but
not before it destroyed the pig housing
quarters.
"They did a first-rate job getting the thing
under control," Owen said.
Fire officials are investigating possible
causes of the fire and hope to finish the investigation by mid-\veek. A spokesman said
they do not suspect arson.
The building was constructed in 1968 at the
cost of $268,000. Owen said his department is
considering plans for its reconstruction.
"It is a matter of great urgency," he said.
He could not give a financial estimate of
damages but said the insurance company is
making an assessment.
Meanwhile the dead pigs, which Owen
described as "not fit for human consumption," have been sent to West Coast
Reduction Ltd., where they will be turned into
meat and bone meal for gardens.
mmmmmmmmmmmm Page 2
THE       U BYSSEY
Tuesday, September 27, 1977
Admin agrees TAs were shortchanged
as salary increases misinterpreted
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From page 1
Smith said   the   possibility   of
creating central authority to deal
with TAs was discussed with Vogt.
"Heseemed receptive to the idea
of some central authority
distributing TA stipends," Smith
said.
The ATA also pressed Vogt to
establish some form of contract
between TAs and the university.
"What we're headed for is some
sort of letter of agreement," said
Smith.
The seven per cent pay increase
has   now   been    given   in    the
microbiology and math departments; Smith said. Last week ATA
figures showed TAs in those
departments were getting pay
increases of between 2.6 and 6.3 per
cent.
"I'm currently satisfied that the
situation in microbiology and math
has been rectified," he said.
Smith said Vogt seemed concerned about TAs problems at the
meeting.
"He assured us that everything
would be taken care of and we're
just waiting to see it's done."
Vogt was not available for
comment.
Finn to remain prof,
carry out research
From page 1
received involved a conversation,"
Morfitt said.
Kenny could not be reacned
either. Telephone calls, to his office and home were not returned.
Erich Vogt, vice-president for
student and faculty affairs, said he
does not know if Finn would be
taking a pay cut.
"The normal procedure in the
past has been no boost in salary
when they became dean and no
reduction when they stepped down
after long service," Vogt said. But
he said he does not know what
procedure would be followed in
Finn's case.
Kenny will set up a committee to
choose a new dean immediately,
Vogt said. It will probably consist
of four elected faculty members,
two students chosen by the
engineering undergraduate society
and four people, including
chairperson, appointed by Kenny
himself.
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THE       UBYSSEY
Page 3
'Aging profs erode education'
Old age is creeping up on UBC's
professors and eroding the quality
of education at the university, a
student candidate for senate said
Monday.
Arnold Hedstrom, Alma Mater
Society secretary-treasurer, said
rigid tenure-granting regulations
allow professors to grow old at
UBC while younger professors are
denied jobs.
As a result students are denied
access to new and varied points of
view because UBC is not hiring
enough younger professors,
Hedstrom said.
Both Hedstrom and Young
Socialists candidate Edith MacKay
said they will fight education
cutbacks if they win Wednesday's
by-election to replace senator-at-
large Pam Willis.
Willis resigned last spring
because she decided not to return
to UBC as a student.
Hedstrom said recent cutbacks
in university funding have caused
oversized classes, the elimination
of some courses and reduced
library hours.
"Student senators can fight
cutbacks and reverse the
deteriorating quality of education
by opposing moves to have library
hours reduced, by reviewing
present tenure policy and by
making teacher evaluations
public," he said. ,
Young Socialist candidate Edith
MacKay, arts 1, called for student
unity to combat tuition fee increases, education cutbacks and
student unemployment.
MacKay served on the action
committee that organized a
demonstration last March to
protest tuition fee increases.
"I would encourage everybody to
come to the cutbacks committee
meeting this Thursday," MacKay
said. "We must put pressure on the
board of governors to refuse to
balance their books, so that the
government must be forced to
action (towards eliminating cutbacks)."
One student asked both candidates what made them feel
qualified to run for senate.
"I would fight that students have
more representation," MacKay
said.
Hedstrom said senate will be a
new experience for him. He said he
hopes not only to get elected to this
year's senate but to stay on for
another term next year, by which
time he would be familiar with
senate affairs.
"I spent the summer working
with the AMS and have learned a
lot about campus affairs," he said.
Another student askea both
candidates if they wanted a
reduction of tuition fees.
"There should be no tuition
fees," said Hedstrom.
"Post-secondary education
should be universally accessible.
But given the reality of the
situation, if there's going to be any
rollback (of the tuition fees) at all,
I'd like to see it rolled back at least
25 per cent."
MacKay said that "education is
a right, not a privilege, and
anybody wanting to study at
university should be permitted to
do so."
Senate concerns itself with
academic affairs of the university
and is composed of 102 senators.
Only 17 are students.
"The role of a student senator is
two-fold," Hedstrom said. "First,
student senators must be able to
convey the student point of view at
senate meetings. Secondly, and
most important, student senators
must keep the student body informed of what is coming down at
senate."
Hedstrom said student
representation on senate is too
small to effect any major changes
in its operation.
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FICjHT GOES ON against    no  bicycles allowed    sign  in university endowment lands. Bicycle freedom
fighters armed with Soviet-made spray paints are determined to bring about bicycle equality at UBC. RCMP
and UEL administration have no clues as to liberation army's identity.
McGeer smokes after pot
NEW WESTMINSTER (CUP) —
Education minister Pat McGeer
has threatened to amend the
Public Schools Act to ensure
students are "absolutely protected
from drugs."
The section of the Act McGeer
vowed to amend states that a
teacher may be fired if convicted
of a criminal offence. A teacher
may not be fired for receiving a
conditional discharge — and that's
what's troubling the minister.
McGeer's worries began when a
junior high school counselor from
Delta was reinstated after being
fired for being brought before a
magistrate on a charge of
marijuana possession.
The counselor pleaded guilty,
was granted a conditional
discharge, and then was fired by
Delta school trustees.
But the counselor was reinstated
after a board of referees ruled that
the firing was unjust.
However, the Delta school board
is appealing the decision to the
B.C. supreme court. If the court
rules against the school board and
decides the counselor's firing was
unjust, McGeer has vowed to
amend the Act because it is "not in
the public interest" to have a pot-
smoking counselor in the school
system.
McGeer told the legislature last
week: "If adequate protection
cannot be given to youngsters in
schools as a result of a
technicality, it is an obligation of
this house to ensure amendments
are brought in to protect them."
HEDSTROM ... senate candidate
MacKAY .
hits cutbacks
UBC J-school
far-away dream
A UBC journalism school is no
closer to reality now than it was a
year ago when a committee was
formed to study the idea.
Graduate studies dean Peter
Larkin said Monday the seven-
member committee turned over a
preliminary report to him in late
May. But all the report recommended was further study of the
proposal.
Larkin said one of the problems
with the committee members, who
came from such departments as
health care and epidemiology,
psychology and botany, was they
did not know much about how a
journalism school should operate.
Army life
touted for
idle youth
OTTAWA (CUP) — Canada's
youth will face compulsory
military service if defence
minister Barney Danson has his
way.
Danson, in remarks following a
speech to Toronto Liberals Monday, said he favors a compulsory
standing army for Canada and
would like to open public debate on
the idea.
The man who brought Katmivik,
a summer employment program
dubbed Barney's Brownshirts by
its critics, to Canadian youth this
year said young people should
consider the armed forces as an
alternative career and an alternative to unemployment insurance.
He also urged young Canadians
to join the reserve.
Danson, who was wounded in the
Second World War, said that each
day friends and constituents who
are concerned about the lack of
motivation in their children raised
the question of compulsory services.
"A lot of those people are asking
'should we?'" he said. "It's heartbreaking to see talented, intelligent kids without the
challenges to exploit."
But he added that compulsory
military service is not imminent.
"Ihey said a journalism school
is a good idea but none of them
knew any details about running it."
Larkin said the report, which is
incomplete, is currently being
studied by the graduate executive.
The executive is a small group that
studies program proposals and
reports to the graduate studies
faculty.
He said the executive will ask
other journalism schools about
costs and organizational details.
Although the committee favored
setting the school up at a graduate
level, Larkin said the possibility of
an undergraduate program has not
been ruled out.
"We want advice about whether
it should be graduate or undergraduate," he said. "We need
information from someone from
outside the university."
Larkin said a fuller report will be
finished by the end of this year.
But the graduate studies faculty
is duplicating work done by the
original committee between last
September and May.
In January, committee chairman Fred Bowers, an English
professor, said the committee had
received about 100 briefs from
journalists, journalism school
representatives, professors and
students from across Canada.
At that time he said the committee had no budget and a lack of
funds restricted its efforts.
Committee member Audrey
Reynertson, a theatre professor,
said Monday the committee was
basically an information-gathering
body.
She said the information-
gathering, which also included
visits to downtown newspapers and
to The Ubyssey, was helpful.
"We knew which of our
preconceptions were misconceptions," she said.
Larkin said that if the graduate
studies faculty approves the idea it
will be presented to senate. If
senate likes the program the
Universities Council of B.C. must
make the final decision.
He did not know when, if ever,
the program is likely to be
established or how much it would
cost. Page 4
THE       UBYSSEY
Tuesday, September 27, 1977
Goodbyes
We were still scratching our heads about the surprise
departures of Arnie Myers and Donald Soule from the
administration, and now we have engineering dean Liam
Finn's resignation to mull over.
Unlike Soule's resignation last week as assistant to
administration president Doug Kenny, Monday's
announcement of Finn's resignation was not much of a
surprise.
It is well known that Finn has been on his way out
since last spring when a downtown paper printed the
results of an investigation sparked by the gift of
documents detailing Finn's lucrative deals with the
government and private industry for his expert advice.
UBC was caught with its pants down. The cause of
Finn's downfall can be blamed partly on the lack of a
policy on outside activities for faculty.
Kenny, as is his habit, had already set up committees to
come upm/ith a policy. But if it were not for Finn, those
committees would still exist only on paper.
Work is proceeding on a policy, but we have already
been waiting more than nine months. And we know there
are more Liam Finns out there.
We're getting tired of saying this, but it is time that the
admin got off its butt and started to set a policy instead of
taking half-measures and quietly flushing out the
offenders.
The announcement of Finn's resignation included one
interesting note. It said Finn plans to do more research. We
hope that Finn, who has a highly regarded reputation for
research, will be more circumspect in using his talents.
Join this rag
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books are bought, and you can't change courses.
No more excuses. Now it's time to join The Ubyssey,
the finest rag west of Blanca.
We need reporters, not to mention photographers, to
help fill our news pages. Page Friday is always looking for
feature writers and reviewers. And if you want to read
some more sports news, why not come up and help us get
more?
If you're still tied up, come in when you have time. We
gladly accept new staff members any time of the year.
Don't forget, it's never too late. Come up and have a chat
with the editor, who usually is awake any time weekdays
after 12:30 p.m.
And another reminder. The page facing this one, page
five, is open to any member of the UBC community,
student, staff faculty, or innocent bystander. So if you
want to express an opinion but don't want to write a
boring letter, send us an opinion piece. We love 'em.
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Can you spot pork?
The Socred university cutbacks are
forcing UBC administrators to muster all
their powers of thought in finding ways to
save money.
And the unfortunate fire at the hog barns
over the weekend may test their ingenuity.
We're not insinuating that some of the
roasted porkers might be put to use, but
some of the pigs survived.
Now that the swine research program has
been cancelled, something has to be done
with the poor porkers.
And so The Ubyssey proudly announces
its Spot the Pork contest. We will be
soliciting from  students, staff and faculty
the entries listing the location of the missing
pigs, and specifying what form they were
seen in.
Even fictitious entrails are welcome. The
overworked people who are busy cutting
UBC's budget need all the help they can get.
It's easy. No airbrushed pictures to puzzle
over, just a good set of eyes, taste buds and a
good imagination are necessary. Send your
entries to The Ubyssey, room 241 K, SUB.
The winner gets a year's subscription to
The Ubyssey and a pound of bacon. Entries
are already pouring in. Wasn't that Roast
Pork that was served for supper in Vanier
Sunday?
Letters
Another
bookstore?
It was always understood from
even my earliest childhood that
above all it was independence I
was striving for. In this, my
education was to play a crucial
role. And although I make no
claims as to its effect on others, to
this day it plays an important part
in my life.
This, one could argue, is simply
the result of conditioning. But I
know from experience that this
line, there is little' that is worse
than the Canadian winter. And as
independence is in itself the only
real or lasting security on this
planet, it provides me a
satisfactory rationale.
It is in this light that relating in a
serious way to the financial woes of
a university newspaper that
currently publishes, free of direct
charge to its readers, three
editions per week, seems
somewhat difficult.
Perhaps the production is overextended, in which case quality
can only suffer. Universities, and
the people who populate them,
must be informed from a wide
diversity of sources. Expenditures
in a wider range of print might be
in order.
For instance, it is interesting to
see the area in SUB previously a
craft shop, now some kind of
pinball palace. Obviously an extremely labor-intensive w a y to
make a fast buck, but hardly an
informative or imaginative idea.
A subsidized or non-profit top
quality bookstore would seem to be
a more worthy alternative. Such a
store could perhaps specialize in
current opinion, government and
other official propaganda, "underground" or radical literature,
THE UBYSSEY
SEPTEMBER 27, 1977
Published Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays throughout the
university year by the Alma Mater Society of the University of
B.C. Editorial opinions are those of the staff and not of the AMS
or the university administration. Member, Canadian University
Press. The Ubyssey publishes Page Friday, a weekly commentary
and review. The Ubyssey's editorial office is in room 241K of the
Student Union Building. Editorial departments, 228-2301;
Advertising, 228-3977.
Editor: Chris Gainor
"Ergghhh, I can't open my mouth properly," mumbled Chris Gainor.
"Offer him a sub sandwich, somebodee," urged Marcus Gee, helpfullee,
hee, hee, hee. Investigative reporter Bill Tieleman tried to find out what
caused the normally-jovial Gainor's aliment. "Maybe he made one pun
too many and clammed up," suggested Verne McDonald. "That's a fishy
explanation," shot back Ralph the shrimp" Maurer as Larry Hill and
Shelley Sweeney moaned In agony. "That was cod-awful," said Kathy
Ford sternly. "You people have no sole," remarked Mike Bocking.
Lloyanne Hurd cast around (get It?) for something to throw at the
offending people. "Oh, reely, can't we change the subject?" groaned
Mario Lowther, Glen Schaffer and Mike Jones. "Not for the halibut,"
said Doug Field, Matt King and Geof Wheelwright from the depths of
the darkroom. "You photogs don't know your place," said Steve
Howard. "Hey, you turkeys, can I join In?" asked Tom Barnes.
\
and anything else of interest to the
community. It should probably
also capture a good part of the used
book trade. Such a facility is sadly
lacking.
As for The Ubyssey, it might
reflect on the fact that it is in a
position to solicit advertising.
Times are good, by any but the
most suburban of standards. Do we
really need big brother? We, like
everybody else have a responsibility to justify our existence to
society.
Somebody else is paying for a
good part of our particular experience. Soon it will be our turn to
pay the piper.
D. A. Watson
arts 4
Gage rage
Attention Gage residents!
By now, you all must have
noticed the inane assortment of
banners and posters besmirching
the walls of our beloved residence,
all advertising a certain Ronald A.
Wills for Gage community council
president.
Be warned! Don't let his
pleasant, easygoing manner cloud
your reasoning.
Beneath this innocent posterior
lurks a master of caustic wit and
insidiously diabolical intelligence,
who threatens the very roots of
conventional Gage life.
This second-year law student at
his worst, has been known to strike
fear into the hearts of little r • bies.
His cleverly tyrannical plots
threaten to disrupt the happy,
peaceful and humdrum life
associated with Gage residents.
After all, we are all serious senior
students who could not and should
not tolerate such frivolous goings-
on.
Now is the time for all Gage
students to unite! Someone should
do something!
Ralph Hackl
grad studies
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Page 5
Muskrats: death as an art form
By VERNE McDONALD
Mondays can be strange around the office.
I had no sooner made the third-degree
gesture of obsequiousness to our beloved
and well-founded editor (the gesture of
symbolic misunderstanding, reserved for
artists and sportswriters), when I was
grabbed from behind by a professor.
"Read this," he snapped, and a blurred
mass of print was pressed against my
glasses.
"Anal sex is a bummer," I managed to get
out, but then his grip tightened.
"Not that, you fool, this!" The print slid
down for a moment, smearing the cheap ink
on my glasses. Only one paper in the world
could smear so easily; it had to be a
Ubyssey.
Electron clouds
"What do you see now?" he demanded.
"Smeared ink, the remains of my
cigarette, 'Muskats die happy,' and a warty
thumb," I answered. Then I looked more
closely at the thumb. Tattoed on the thumbnail, indelibly, iatasteful pastel colors, was
a hologram of electron clouds, so real
looking that they looked as though they
would rain any second. "Professor
Musgrave!" I cried. "It must be you."
The warty thumb and the headline about
Verne McDonald, Ubyssey cartoonist,
writer and wag, pens a second column of
mirth and merriment.
croaking, blissful little animals disappeared, replaced by the wizened, fanatical
face of my alchemy 368 prof.
"You're in my chemicks and properties of
ether class?"
"Yes, I did the paper on reactions between
acid and nothingness," I said, hoping he
wouldn't remember it.
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"Oh, yes, it had some interesting ideas."
Good, he didn't remember. Most of its 28
pages were blank.
What brings you up here, sir?" I asked
politely.
He answered with his usual scientific
directness and technician's mania for
precision.."Who wrote this shit?" he asked
and jabbed an accusing finger at the story
about joyous laboratory rodents taking a
great leap forward.
"Oh, you don't want me, sir. That was our
applied technology reporter; I'm on the
mind-expanding drugs beat. . ."
"Excellent!" he shouted, and began
dragging me out of the door. "I will tell you
the real story, the one that should have
appeared in that skyline box with the five-
col head. Not the one about that charlatan's
so-called research."
I could see it was no use arguing, let alone
struggling. He had me firmly by my bag of
Colombian, drawing me inevitably in his
wake.
We crossed the campus to the Alchemy
building, entering through a secret passage
near, the clock tower. Prof Musgrave never
stopped talking.
Women's political party? No
By GWYNNETH JONES
In the Sept. 16 Province I noticed a little
article announcing an attempt to form an
all-female political party in Canada.
The mastermind behind this idea is a
former chairman of the Ontario Status of
Women Council named Laura Sabia.
Sabia was quoted as saying, "the problem
with women being elected to the House of
Commons is that they become a part of the
male-dominated political structure and
inevitably must toe the line in caucus."
Even if one avoids the delicate question of
what Flora McDonald or lona Campagnolo
might think of that statement, Sabia's obvious error lies in the fact that all men must
also "toe the line" in caucus, for if they
don't, the party will fall apart.
To suggest that only women give up some
personal ideas in caucus, and that they only
do so because the party is "male-
dominated," is a terrible insult to the many
bright and capable women in caucus, and
reduces the party workings to a petulant and
petty level.
However, Sabia says that without being
critical of the women in parliament,
"they've all joined the boys and their petty
political games." Of course, women not
being petty, they could change the longstanding political and economic procedures
and conventions and exalt everything to a
proper brave and noble level (unless of
course men insisted on keeping their
grubbies in there too).
A rather startling followup to this is
Sabia's next statement, "if we keep our
priorities straight, we can learn to be as
competent backroom women as those
backroom boys in traditional parties."
"Mr. Trudeau and the rest of the
politicians have continued to ignore 52 per
cent of the population — we (sic) women,"
says Sabia. She obviously failed to notice
when the civil service was required to hire
equal numbers of men and women in all
positions, or when children born to Canadian
mothers in foreign countries were granted
Canadian citizenship, or when any number
of discrimination cases succeeded. After all,
to deny a discrimination case is dangerous
business.
This may be a distasteful decision, but
general issues such as unemployment, inflation, and the very existence of Canada as
a unit —issues which affect men and women
alike (100 per cent of the population, please
note) must take some discussion away from
the more personal issues Sabia appears
concerned with.
Gwynneth Jones is a first-year arts
student. Perspectives is a column of
analysis and opinion open to all members of
the UBC community.
perspectives
Sabia says that women "have done a lot of
stupid things to themselves" by dividing on
issues such as abortion, the sanctity of
marriage, marriage roles, working
mothers, and fault or no-fault divorce. "This
is the type of thinking that has kept the
women's movement from becoming a
unified force." Heaven help the women who
don't toe the line in Sabia's caucus.
One could go on to criticize the ideology of
the women's party in this fashion, but their
real fault is much more basic.
Why are they trying to further sub-divide
the human race when so much concerted
effort is needed in universal issues like development, population control, environment, standard of living; or closer to
home, the survival of Canada, equal (not
superior) rights for all peoples, unemployment, energy and inflation?
Why don't the women want to work with
men? Any of the same reasons as men found
not to work with women?
Just as the Ottawa mandarins and
Canadian politics are beginning to get used
to women, why do they wish to separate
themselves from the inner workings again?
Reverse discrimination does not mean
equal rights. It's about time we stopped
emphasizing our differences and started
working together to solve our problems, as
human beings working with one another.
"Drowning muskrats! It doesn't work, it's
idiocy. That fool even had to admit it; they
don't suffer. Their itsy-bitsy furry bodies
don't so much as quiver when they croak.
How can you test that? What is the da'a?
How can you measure the reactions of a
dying animal if it lies there like a corpse?"
He swung around to face me as we were
reaching the laboratory door. "Mine is the
real research! I don't test complacent little
muskrats, no, I drown real animals, animals
that groan and scream as they thrash
against my strong arms gripping their
squirming limbs under the frothing,
splashing water, while computer printouts
recording every little part of their death pile
up around me. ..."
I managed to interrupt. "And what do the
printouts tell you?"
He flung open the door, revealing a large
tank of water, half-filled with waterproof
electrodes. 'Tell me? What do the printouts
say? What do you think I have graduate
students for?
Weasel ready
"They read all that trash while I devote
my time to the most delicate part of the
experiment, the part that must have an
experienced and educated hand, a hand that
must have the learning of a doctorate to do
its work."
Something was tugging at my brain as he
raved about the 87 different points he hooked
the electrodes to before beginning. "It takes
more than 40 minutes, but after a year of
testing, I've got it up to three hours. . ."
Then I remembered. The dozens of swine
that died in a fire at UBC Friday, the rumors
of suppressed reports saying that electronic
data collecting equipment had been found in
the wreckage. . .
"I've got a weasel ready right now. Would
you like to see an experiment in progress?
The little bastards fight for hours."
"No, thank you, I think I've got enough for
the story." I secured the bag of Colombian
and made for the door, then I was out in the
night. The moon was over the clock tower
-and a fountain babbled beside me, sending
chlorine fumes up to the leaf-laden branches
above.
My head swam and I wondered if anything
was real. I only knew one thing. Tomorrow I
was going to drop Alchemy 368.
Parti Quebecois sells out
By DANIEL BO YER
Following the debacle of November 15, the
Parti Quebecois' aim of integrating the
genuine aims of Quebecers in a system
where private enterprise may flourish is
obvious.
The "prejudice favorable to workers" is
merely sham to fully integrate an institutionalized union movement into the
capitalist system.
Differing little from Bill One in matters of
education, Bill 101 grants major concessions
to business groups. The only major difference between the documents is the
dropping, in Bill.101 of the provision for the
law to override the Quebec Human Rights
Charter. Also with Bill 101 native people
living in northern Quebec can now continue
their education in English.
The concessions to business stem back to
the PQ's origins. When it was founded, the
PQ united all independentistes behind a left-
of-centre platform and encouraged popular
participation at all levels.
Some right-wing nationalist elements also
joined the party and their importance grew
as the party amassed popular support.
During the "Quiet Revolution" a resurgence
of nationalism emerged among the members of the traditional elite.
These people saw separatism as a means
to reassert their eroding power in Quebec.
The technological society that brought about
the "Quiet Revolution" forced the rightists
into irrelevance.
Among them are financiers who hold
indigenous capital and are threatened by
multinationals. These people liave gained
economically since the PQ took power, (the
government's "buy Quebec" policy
exemplifies this) and stand to gain a lot
more since they are the only French-
Canadians with large amounts of liquid
capital.
On the other hand, their sympathy for a
program to change property relations is
rather lacking. Legislation such as Bill 101 is
tailored for their needs because immigrants
educated in French would lose their
mobility and add to the reservoir of cheap
labor in Quebec.
The attitude and outlook of anglophone
Quebecers throughout the language debate
merely plays into the hands of the
nationalists who have co-opted the "Quiet
Revolution" for their own financial ends.
The anglophone stance is not even the
paternalistic "what does Quebec want," but
rather "what type of people are we dealing
with?"
Their briefs submitted to the national
assembly hailing the virtues of bilingualism
in broken French, did not primarily
denounce the lattitude given to government
bureaucrats by the Language Charter or the
possibility of denunciations, government
"inquiry" or arbitration.
Rather, the anglophones, clutching to
their acquired rights, mire in the past
wanting a perpetuation of a status whereby
they can ignore the language of the
majority. This attitude has driven the
majority of Quebecers squarely behind the
bill.
The myths about the exceptional competence of the PQ cabinet are quickly
eroding. Faced with the academic laurels of
some ministers, many expected marvelous
performance. However, there is quite a
This piece, which deals with Quebec's
controversial language legislation and the
performance of the Parti Quebecois
government, appeared as an editorial in the
McGill Daily, student newspaper of McGill
University, Montreal. Daniel Boyer is editor
of the McGill Daily.
difference   between   the   classroom   and
political wisdom.
Instead of setting in motion the popular
forces to build 'un socialisme d'ici' through
a program of nationalizations as well as
encouraging worker and community
councils, Rene Levesque is trying to sell his
meek nationalistic scheme to Wall St. In so
doing, he is surrendering the only way the
government can insure the true primacy of
the French language in Quebec.
While attempting to tailor the party's
platform to suit the needs of foreign entrepreneurs, the premier at the last PQ
convention demonstrated his support for a
Quebec in NATO and NORAD upon independence.
At the same convention, Levesque also
trampled over the rank and file of his own
party by stating that the government would
not be tied by resolutions deemed controversial by its cabinet. Despite this, PQ
delegates voted a resolution removing
abortion from the criminal code.
Supplementary resolutions calling for
abortion to be covered by medicare and for
the establishment pf necessary facilities to
handle the demand for abortions were
passed by even larger margins than the
original resolution. Voting against these
resolutions himself, Levesque stated in his
closing address that his government would
not feel bound by the new party policy.
The performance of Levesque and
government cannot insure the survival of
the French language in Quebec because
they refuse to attack the domination of the
Quebec economy by foreign capital, and
they disregard what little progressive
direction is set by the PQ membership.
More than ever in Quebec, "on a besoin d'un
vrai gouvernement." Page 6
THE       UBYSSEY
Black enrolment
decreases in U.S.
Tuesday, September 27, 1977
By Liberation News Service
It was April, 1969.
Armed black students at Cornell
University occupied the student
union building in an act of self-
defence against university
harassment of blacks and policies
that excluded blacks from getting
a decent post-secondary education.
Two days after the occupation, a
meeting of 8,000 Cornell students
and teachers prevented the
university from-backing down on
concessions to the black students,
who went on to win increased
admissions and expanded
programs.
The same month black and
Puerto Rican students barricaded
themselves inside the City
University of New York and closed
down the school. They were
demanding that the school's admissions policy reflect the
population of the city's high
schools.
Black students at Alabama State
College, Atlanta University,
Hampton Institute and the
University of Arizona were also
demonstrating for their rights that
month.
By the end of 1969, students
across the country had begun to
reverse admissions, aid and
program policies which had for so
long limited third world people's
access to post-secondary
education.
But less than a decade later,
slashed budgets, increased
tuitions, cutbacks of financial aid,
new admissions restrictions,
limitations on special programs
and firing of progressive staff
members are eroding earlier
gains.
Remaining  benefits  are  being
kept alive only by constant student
vigilance.
While the number of black and
Latin students enrolled in college
nearly tripled from 1964-65 to 1974-
75, the enrolment still did not
reflect their numbers in the
general U.S. population.
College age black and Latin
people represented 16 per cent of
the population of that age group,
but only 11 per cent of all students
enrolled in college. And with new
admissions restrictions, the as-yet
unpublished figures for the past
two years are unlikely to see the
percentage increase.
The University of Illinois is
considering an admissions policy
that would drastically reduce the
enrolment of third world students.
By the school administration's
own figures, at least 41 per cent of
the black students, 31 per cent of
the Latin students and nine per
cent of the white students admitted
in the fall of 1976 would not be
admitted under the new plan.
Black and Latin students currently
make up nearly 30 per cent of the
20,000 students at the college.
Previously, the university admitted a large number of students
ranked in the top half of their class
— which rrteant that victims of
poor quality high schools had at
least a fighting chance to get into
college. The proposed admissions
standard, called the Selective
Index, would place heavier emphasis on the notoriously biased
national college testing scores.
The University of California
system, which includes more than
100,000 students state-wide, is also
considering a proposal to raise the
levels of national test scores and
high school grade point averages
required for admission, in order to
decrease the number of entering
students.
The Committee Against Institutionalized Racism (CAIR) at
the U of C at Santa Cruz, in large
protests last spring, pointed out
that these tests "have proven to be
culturally biased and racist as well
as inadequate indicators of individual academic potential. This
plan will serve to systematically
exclude working class, third world
and native American people."
The students are demanding that
their college vote down the
proposal, and that because there
has been a drastic decline in the
number of third world students at
UCSC, the special admissions
program, now admitting four per
cent third world students, should
expand to eight per cent.
The City University of New
York, with more than 150,000
students, is considering implementation of a Junior Skills
Test which the board of education
expects would force out 15 per cent
of the present student body.
If would be taken the junior year
of college, and all who failed it
would be forced out of school
regardless of their grades.
Junior Skills is an English and
mathematics test, which would
immediately put at a disadvantage
students in other fields and
students for whom English is not
their first language.
In addition to the tightening
admissions policies at many
schools, increased tuition and cuts
in financial aid are hitting third
world and working class students
across the country.
Tuition, room and board will cost
an average of $3,005 this year at
public, four-year colleges, and
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Page 7
Dissenting
teachers
to be fired
Any public school or university teacher who
advocates the policies of the FLQ or. the violent
overthrow of any government will be fired under an
order-in-council passed by the provincial cabinet Thursday
night.
Attorney-General Leslie Peterson said that under this
order, "no person teaching or instructing our youth in any
educational institution receiving public support should be
in the employment of that institution if he advocates the
policies of the FLQ or the overthrow of democratically
elected governments by violent means.."
The cabinet move appeared to be a response to
statements of support for the FLQ and criticisms of the
federal government's use of the War Measures Act made
by Ronald Kirkby, an assistant philosophy prof at the
University of Victoria.
Kirkby expressed his views in a letter to the Uvic
student newspaper, The Martlet, saying Prime Minister
Trudeau's response to the Quebec terrorists contributed
to the death of Quebec Labor Minister Pierre Laporte.
The cabinet order to fire FLQ-supporting teachers
came after opposition leader Dave Barrett asked education
minister Donald Brothers to inverstigate the firing of
Dawson Creek high school teacher Arthur Olson Tuesday.
When contacted by The Ubyssey early today Brothers
said only that the order-in-council was "self-evident."
"That's all I can tell you. The order-in-council reflects
the views of our government," he said.
—david bowerman photo
FALSE NEWSPAPER STORIES feed the current mood of hysteria generated by government response to FLQ actions.
Jack Scott tells 600 students in SUB ballroom Wednesday. The meeting was held to hear debate on Quebec and the War
Measures Act. Scott was arrested during the first world war under provisions of the act. He was then a member of the
Canadian Communist Party. He is currently chairman of the Progressive Workers Movement.
'Quebec enemy is structural'
By THOM WESCOTT
More than 600 people came to the SUB ballroom
Wednesday to discuss the War Measures Act and the
struggle for Quebec independence.
They heard speakers declare that the bombings,
kidnappings and killings by Quebec separatists are a
logical result of oppressive government rule in Quebec.
Most of the crowd seemed against the federal
government's invocation of the stringent War Measures
Act, although hecklers interrupted the anti-government
speakers at several points.
Dick Betts of the Left Caucus gave a brief account of
the reasons for separatism. He said that the French
speaking people of Canada have always been colonized.
"The forces which control Quebec are from outside.
They even speak a different language. The people of
Quebec are not allowed to control their lives
productively", Betts said.
Some of the effects of this, he added, were Quebec's
high infant and worker mortality rates, and a standard of
living 25 per cent below the Canadian average.
Betts also pointed out that the average
English-speaking worker in Quebec earns $5,052 annually
while the average wage of the French-speaking is $3,099.
Problems are not being dealt with because elected
representatives themselves are part of the colonizing
structure.
"Quebec premier Robert Bourassa is linked directly
to Reynolds Aluminum, Provincial Bank of Canada, Royal
Petroleum, Consolidated Bathurst, Engineering Products
of Canada, Chemcell Limited and Canadian Advertising
Agency," Betts said.
Betts also said factors working against the French
people of Quebec are not only economic.
"Police repression has existed for quite a while now,"
he said. "The War Measures Act, in its intent, is nothing
new to Quebec."
Betts concluded that "we should support the struggle
for self-determination in Quebec, and realize that there is
an oppressive piece of legislation in action."
D. J. O'Donnell of the Women's Liberation Front
explained why the WLF has aligned itself with the Front
de Liberation du Quebec.
"All oppressed people unite to fight against
oppression," she said. She explained they would not
struggle against people but rather against the power
structure. "Men are not the enemy, the enemy is
structural."
O'Donnell was challenged by a member of another
women's liberation group to clarify which group had
taken a stand with the FLQ.
O'Donnell said that she was representing the WLF, a
No tanks for Quebec'
OTTAWA (CUP) - The Trudeau regime is
coming up against the inevitable problems involved in
manipulating an occupation army, and the business
communities protected by the soldiers are,
predictable, setting down to figuring out what it all
means in dollars and cents.
Defence minister Donald MacDonald said he
could throw an additional 1,000 men into the field
without excessive strain on the armed forces.
The minister said Wednesday the troop cutbacks
announced last year would continue, although earlier
reports had speculated the minister might try to get
around the $1.8 billion armed forces budget which
does not allow for major recruitment.
Tanks will not be used to "battle the FLQ",
MacDonald disclosed.
"They would not be useful and they would look
provocative. Besides they would prbfeably rip up the
pavement."
The army - more than 12,000 troops -
provincial and local police - are believed to be
currently posted in Quebec - has yet to battle
anyone. They are however, searching for;22 people
believed connected with the kidnappings.
The minister refused t6 reveal exactly how many
troops are occupying Quebec. He did day, however,
that some trouble has developed because so few
soldiers speak French.
Creditiste leader Real Caquette, a strong believer
in Canadian unity and bilingualism and bilculturalism,
is being guarded by a unilingual English soldier. He
has asked for a Fiench speaking guard.
Reports from Montreal indicate the population
there is also uptight about the occupying forces,
which include soldiers from as far away as Edmonton.
Police officers are frequently being asked
whether the troops are Vandoos. The Vandoos are
part of the Royal 22nd Regiment, a largely French
unit. They form only a small part of the forces
currently in the city.
After a flurry of panic in the business
community following the kidnappings, the people
who make it all possible are settling back down to
work.
Insurance spokesmen have reassured property
To page 17: see INSURANCE
more militant group than the larger Women's Caucus.
Final rally speaker was Jack Scott, chairman of the
Progressive Workers Movement and a former member of
the Communist Party of Canada who was imprisoned
under the War Measures Act dining the first world war.
Scott, began his presentation by appealing for reason.
"Many people have become hysterical. Some of them are
here," he said.
At this point students at the back of the ballroom
began heckling. "What about murder?" "What about
Laporte?" several of them shouted.
Replied Scott: "Allright, I'll tell you about murder.
The RCMP has just called off the search for a man who
killed a whole family in Alberta.
"Murder is murder and we already have laws to deal
with it."
"This is not the first time I have faced hostile people
in an audience," Scott replied, "and I have no intention of
backing down — none whatsoever."
Scott charged that present conditions are the result of
Canadian government protecting American investment.
"We are being asked to support oppression of the
Quebec people on behalf of General Motors, General
Ellectric, Ford and so on," he said.
"The Parti Quebecois is a problem for people in
Ottawa and Quebec City who want to keep Quebec tied
to the American war chariot, the same way wc are tied to
the American war chariot."
Scott also challenged the necessity of introducing the
War Measures Act as a stopgap measure until "more
suitable legislation is passed."
"We're being conned," he said. As an example of how
effectively the government has dealt wich such situations
in the past, he cited the Winnipeg general strike in 1919
"Ottawa was trying to borrow Si00 million dollar;
from Wall Street. They told Ottawa to stop the revolution
in Western Canada or they wouldn't get anything.
"Ottawa arrested the leaders ol the strike
immediately and then passed special legislation to deal
with it. It took 20 minutes' depate on the floor and was
signed into law in less than 40 minutes."
Scott warned that "special legislation" might be
worse than the War Measures Act.
Mast from past
No, your eyes aren't playing tricks on you, because
it's blast from the past time at The Ubyssey again.
We decided to take you on a time warp to October, 1970,
when Canada was embroiled in the political crisis caused
by Ihe FLQ kidnappings of Quebec cabinet minister
Pierre Laporte and British trade commissioner James
Cross. Page 8
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THE       UBYSSEY
Page 9
Tuition increases hit blacks
From page 6
$4,905 at private schools. A
growing number of colleges have
joined the elite schools that will
cost more than $7,000 for 1977-78.
And there is evidence that
scholarships awarded on the basis
of high school grades, or "merit,"
has been growing in comparison to
aid on the basis of need.
A1975 Stanford University study
showed that more than half of the
880 private and public schools,
gave scholarships to students who
would not have received aid on the
basis of need.
Lack of financial aid and increased tuition costs mean many
third world and working class
students can no longer afford a
college education.
A staggering 35,000 students (18
per cent) were forced out of the
City University of New York
(CUNY) between September 1975
and January 1977. TTie university
has admitted that imposition of
tuition fees in September 1976 for
the first time in the school's 129-
year history was the main factor in
the reduction of the student body.
Also abandoned has been the
policy of open admissions, won
after massive black and Latin
protests in the 1960s. That policy
allowed New York City high school
graduates to enter the college
system regardless of their grades,
and offered them tutoring services.
'"The people who were dropped
were the poorest— mainly Asians,
blacks and Puerto Ricans," a
CUNY student said. The 1977-78
CUNY budget "is posited on an
anticipated reduction of about
12,000 full-time students from the
1976-77 enrolment," according to a
January report from university
chancellor Robert Kibbee to the
board of higher education. CUNY
has voted to end all financial aid to
part-time students in its four-year
cofleges.
"The entire mission of CUNY is
being redefined," said a protesting
student. "The policy of open admissions has been replaced by
mass exclusion. Education for the
many is a thing of the past and
education for the few is the plan of
the future."
Across the U.S. students have
been fighting tuition increases and
financial aid cuts: University of
Miami students occupied the
president's office in April to
protest a $200 tuition increase and
more than 1,000 students signed a
petition against a tuition increase
at the University of Nevada.
After the 1969 rebellion at Cornell
University, the administration said
it would aim to build a third world
student population paralleling that
of the U.S. population. But while in
1970 the black students represented
nine per cent of the Cornell student
body, the figure has already
dropped to five or six per cent.
"F^ople can't afford it and we
can't get enough aid," a black
Cornell student said. And in the
past six years, Cornell's financial
aid office has failed to update its
cost of living figures.
In 1968 and 1969, many of the
country's 2,500 colleges and
universities set up third world
programs. But since their inception, most have suffered from
insufficient funding and are continuing to come under attack.
Some programs dissolved in
their first few years due to small
budgets and vaguely defined
political goals. Now, approximately 200 schools have black
studies programs and more than
1,000 offer at least one black
studies course. But there are few
black studies departments; most
programs   are   interdisciplinary.
The program at Cornell
University, considered one of the
more stable, is now being
weakened. In the fall of 1975 its
third world studies centre, COSEP
(committee on special education
programming) had its power
severely undercut when its functions were divided and reassigned
to various departments within the
university.
The budget of the tutorial
program, considered of utmost
importance for third world
students from poorer high schools,
was cut and tutorials for individual
courses were left to the discretion
of each department, rather than
COSEP.
Students at the University of
Wisconsin in Milwaukee had to
fight hard last spring to keep the
university from closing its Afro-
American studies department, set
up in 1969.
They held a rally, signed
petitions, and went to the administration to ask: "Why are
there only 14 courses in Afro-
American studies when there used
to be 28? Why can't you get a
degree in Afro Studies? Why have
teachers been denied tenure?"
Widespread opposition to the
planned cutbacks forced the school
to keep the program and hire four
new teachers.
Large demonstrations this
spring at the University of Hawaii
forced the school to make the
Ethnic Studies program a regular
program after it had existed for
seven years with only provisional
status.
"It has been an uphill battle all
the way," program acting director
Davianna McGreggor-Alegado
said when the announcement was
made.
"Despite adverse conditions the
program has continued to grow. It
has developed significant
resources and curriculum on the
untold history of Hawaii's multiethnic people."
HoStos College, part of CUNY
and the only bilingual college in the
East, was established at the in-
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speaking community in the late
1960s. The very existence of the
school was put in jeopardy by the
CUNY administration in 1975 and
students have since had to stage a
number of demonstrations to resist
severe cutbacks.
Students at the Atlanta Junior
College are currently fighting for
credit to be given to special studies
classes (to make up for inferior
high school education) and for
more black studies courses.
They confronted the Georgia
board of regents in July for
refusing to eliminate the
systematic exclusion of black and
other third world students. While
about 60 per cent of the Atlanta
population is black, only 15 per
cent of the students at Atlanta's
Georgia State University are
black.
A popular tactic of university
administrations in cutting third
world programs is to fire or deny
tenure to the most progressive
staff members of these  departments.
At the University of California at
Santa Cruz last spring, demonstrations called for the reinstatement of Phil Mehas, "the one
financial aid advisor who has
shown his true concern for the
welfare of native american
students at UCSC."
A May rally at the California
State campus in Los Angeles
demanded the reinstatement of
pan African studies instructor
Clotide Blake (after eight years of
teaching) and four other
progressive faculty members.
And it took months of protest at
the University of California before
black activist Harry Edwards was
reinstated as a sociology professor
this spring.
In addition to the battles being
waged on individual campuses to
force administrations to provide
decent educations for third world
and working class students, a focus
of national protest this fall will be
the Bakke case.
The case is now being brought to
the U.S. supreme court,
challenging the validity of special
admissions policies for third world
people.
It stems from a suit brought by
Allan Bakke, charging that he was
denied admission to the University
of California at Davis (UCD)
medical school in 1973 and 1974
because he is white. Referring to
an admissions policy which allows
16 out of 100 admissions openings
for students of "disadvantaged"
backgrounds, he contends that
third world students less qualified
than himself gained entrance to the
school.
Bakke planned his suit against
the university by working in
collusion with a UCD official, with
the express purpose of denying
minority special admissions
programs, the Los Angeles Times
has revealed. The California
supreme court upheld Bakke's
contention that the special admissions program for third world
students at UCD medical school is
"unconstitutional."
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'Tween classes
TODAY
CHARISMATIC CHRISTIAN
FELLOWSHIP
Weekly  student fellowship, noon,
SUB 205.
WOMEN'S BIG BLOCK CLUB
Meeting   for   sizing   of   sweaters,
noon,   War   Memorial   Gym  room
211.
MAMOOKS
Organization  meeting,  noon,  SUB
249.
POTTERY CLUB
Organizational      meeting,      noon,
SUB 251.
AMS
Bus    cutback    protest,    2    p.m.,
Vancouver city hall.
SCIENCE FICTION CLUB
Organizational      meeting,      noon,
SUB 113.
CANOE CLUB i
Organizational      meeting,      noon,
SUB 215.
UBC LIBERALS
Organizational      meeting,      noon,
SUB 212A.
CHINESE STUDENTS' ASSOCIATION
Choir practice, 7:15 p.m., International House.
LUTHERAN STUDENT MOVEMENT
Supper   and   discussion,   6   p.m.,
Lutheran Campus Centre.
WEDNESDAY
LEAN OF WOMEN'S OFFICE
Free    concert    by    Purcell    string
quartet,     noon,     Music     building
recital hall.
MY JONG, KUNG FU CLUB
Demonstration    and    registration,
12:45 p.m., SUB ballroom.
VARSITY OUTDOOR CLUB
Side show about hiking In Alaska,
noon, Chem 250.
UBC INTRAMURALS
Co-rec  badminton,  8:30 to 10:30
p.m., War Memorial Gym rooms A
and B.
With  all  due  respect to the
Rentalsman, Subfilms
presents
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SIMS
Introductor  lecture on transcendental   meditation,   noon,  Bu.  316.
AMNESTY UBC
Organizational meeting, noon, Bu.
202.
NEWMAN CENTRE
Dinner   meeting,   6:45   p.m.,   St.
Mark's College.
THURSDAY
MEDIEVAL SOCIETY
Organizational      meeting,      noon,
SUB 212A.
CCF
Dan  Gardener speaks, 7:30 p.m.,
Lutheran   Campus  Centre   lounge.
IVCF
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PRE-DENTAL SOCIETY
General meeting, noon, IRC 1.
CAMPUS CAVALIERS
Square   dancing   and   round   dancing, 7:30 p.m., SUB 207-209.
UBC KARATE CLUB
Meeting and practices,  7:30 p.m.,
Thunderbird Winter Sports Centre.
WOMEN'S COMMITTEE
General  meeting,  4:30 p.m.,  SUB
130.
PROGRESSIVE CONSERVATIVES
Election of executive, noon, SUB
215.
BROCK HALL
PURCHASING COMMITTEE
General  meeting, noon, SUB 244.
UBC INTRAMURALS
Co-recreatlonal volleyball, 7:30 to
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Contract mile, noon, Harry Logan
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SIMS
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CSA
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Page 11
UBC landslide hits Mountaineers
By TOM BARNES
The helpless scream of "god
amn it, stop him!" from the
potter's booth of the Eastern
iregon State Mountaineers
ignalled the return to form of UBC
hunderbird fullback Gord Penn.
Penn, who has been slow in
ecovering from off-season knee
urgery, ran for 105 yards and one
>uchdown on 19 carries as the
jirds rolled to their first victory
lis season, a 41-0 shutout.
Penn gained most of his yardage
i Saturday's non-conference
jotball game at Thunderbird
tadium by tearing up the middle,
rtiile halfback Glen Wallace used
is breakaway style to advantage
n the outside. Wallace ran for 155
ards and one touchdown on 18
arries.
UBC's Al Chorney recovered a
jmble by Eastern's Tim Rust on
the opening kickoff. 'Bird quarterback Dan Smith capped a short
drive with a four-yard scoring toss
to Wallace to notch the first major.
In the dying moments of the first
period, Digby Leigh made a
spectacular diving catch of a Smith
pass, scoring the second touchdown.
Penn scored on a five-yard run in
the second quarter, after Chorney
gave the 'Birds the ball on
Eastern's 41-yard line with the first
of his two interceptions.
Just before the half, Leigh put on
a display of broken-field running
and turned a six-yard counter-
option pass into a 20-yard scoring
play.
UBC head coach Frank Smith
substituted freely in the second
half and reserve backs Dave
Fletcher and Rick Negrin each
scored a major.
Gary Metz converted five of
UBC's six touchdowns.
Quarterback Smith completed
three of five passes for 46 yards
and three touchdowns. Greg
Gardner hit on four of five for 47
yards.
UBC rolled up 25 first downs,
rushing for 215 yards and passing
for 97.
We just didn't think they (the
'Birds)- would execute so damn
well," said Eastern head coach
Lee Insko. "That running game of
theirs was incredible.
The game was played using
American rules, but the 'Birds
received no procedure penalties
and the running backs thrived on
the opportunity to run on the extra
down.
The 'Birds' secondary limited
three Mountaineer quarterbacks to
six completions in 21 attempts, for
40 yards.
Eastern Oregon totalled 173
yards net offense and nine first
downs.
"I think that proves taking a bye
is a bad move," said coach Smith.
LIKE MULE THROUGH CORN stalks, UBC's Rich Negrin brushes
aside Eastern Oregon State tacklers, in.photograph by Doug Field. 'Bird
running backs Gord Penn and Glen Wallace were used sparingly in
second half of exhibition match at Thunderbird Stadium Saturday,
allowing second-string backs chance to slice through Mountaineer
defence. At left, photographer Craig Heale snapped 'Bird flanker Digby
Leigh extending to haul in pass from Dan Smith and score UBC's
second touchdown, at end of first quarter. Just before half-time, Leigh
scored his second major on 20-yard pass and run play. 'Birds blanked
Eastern Oregon 41-0, earning first shutout in 19 games. 'Birds host
Calgary Saturday at Thunderbird Stadium and meet Dinos again next
Tuesday in Calgary.
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"If we hadn't played today and had
taken two weeks to prepare for
Calgary, our guys would be pretty
down now.
"Instead we got our first win of
the season and our guys have a big
psychological lift."
"UBC is a very good team. As far
as I am concerned they're as good
or better than SFU."
Coach Smith likes the idea of
playing more U.S. schools. "It
would be nice to play someone
different every weekend," he said.
"With the small conference here
and the five year eligibility rule,
it's like coaching in a prison
league. You're playing the very
same people all the time."
The 'Birds take on the Dinos at
Thunderbird   Stadium   Saturday.
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THE       UBYSSEY
Tuesday, September 17, 197>
U.S. rips-off Canada
in gas pipeline treaty
OTTAWA — (CPA-CUP) —What
does the recently-signed pipeline
agreement between Canada and
the U.S. give Canada?
No guarantees that Canadian
materials will be used in constructing the Canadian section of
the pipeline.
A cost-sharing arrangement that
increases the likelihood of environmental and social damage.
Less money for the Yukon.
And prospects of increased
natural gas exports to the U.S.
even as the federal government
warns of a serious energy crisis in
the next decade.
The agreement to build the
Alcan pipeline to transport
Alaskan gas to the lower 48 states
rejects the Dawson diversion,
recommended by the National
Energy Board as being "clearly in
the Canadian interest;" disallows
the creation of a $200-million fund
recommended by both the NEB
and the Lysyk inquiry to counteract potential social problems in
the Yukon and calls for construction in the Yukon to begin
Jan. 1,1981 — seven months before
the date suggested by the Lysyk
inquiry.
Even if the pipeline creates the
100,000 man-years of employment
predicted by Canadian negotiator
Allan MacEachen, it will lower the
unemployment rate by only one
per cent for one year.
Without some kind of protection
for Canadian manufacturers,
however, it will be hard to reach
even MacEachen's modest goal of
40,500 man-years in pipeline-
related manufacturing jobs.
And the agreement says that
"elements to be taken into account
in weighing competitiveness will
include price, reliability, servicing
capacity and delivery schedules."
The Americans  opposed  the
NEB-recommended Dawson
diversion because of the added
mileage andcost. The U.S. solution
was to follow the Alaska highway
route and build a lateral pipeline
from Whitehorse to Dawson City.
If cost overruns on the Canadian
segment of the pipeline are held to
35per cent or less, the U.S. will pay
for the entire cost of the
Whitehorse-Dawson spur.
If overruns a re between 35 and 45
per cent as preducted by the
Americans, the U.S. share of the
cost of the spur line decreases
proportionately to 66 per cent of the
total.
TTie Americans are committed to
paying at least this much, no
matter how high the overruns go.
This structure, while giving
Canada the incentive to keep
overruns to a minimum, may also
deter Canada from imposing strict
environmental conditions which
could raise the cost of the project.
Some observers have suggested
the U.S. is willing to pay for the
lateral because they believe it will
never be built.
The implementation of the $200
million heritage fund recommended by both Lysyk and the
NEB was a constant problem
during negotiations. The
Americans insisted that the fund
contravened the pipeline
agreement signed last January
between the two countries.
The compromise suggested was
a $200 million loan from Foothills
(Yukon) to the government, to be
repaid at 10 per cent over 25 years
by proceeds from a new Yukon
property tax.
According to MacEachen, this
would give the Yukon a far greater
sum than the territory would have
received from the heritage fund.
U.S. energy secretary James
Schlesinger disagrees.
"TTie proposal provides less than
the Canadians thought would be
necessary to provide social services in the event that the Yukon
population builds up," he said. The
figures appear to support
Schlesinger, not MacEachen.
The agreement says the property
tax will end either in the year 2008
or on "Dec. 31, of the year in which
leave to open the Dempster line is
granted by the appropriate
regulatory authority."
If a connecting link to the
Mackenzie Delta is completed
according to the schedule proposed
in the agreement, the Yukon will
receive only $129 million. No
provision for a further tax is
mentioned.
One energy expert has concluded
that even if the property tax is
levied for the full 30 years, it will
only produce $250 million in 1977
dollars.
One of the incentives offered by
Canada to the U.S. was that of an
earlier delivery date for the
natural gas. It was proposed that
this could be done by exporting
increased amounts of Alberta gas
in exchange for Alaskan gas when
the latter comes on stream. But
such an arrangement is not
.mentioned in the agreement.
In fact, Schlesinger has said that
Canada may choose simply to
increase its exports once Ottawa
has "reassessed" Canada's
natural gas reserves.
Alberta energy minister Don
Getty has made it quite clear that
his province is willing to increase
its exports, but "presumably
Alberta would want something in
return other than gas."
Sources in Ottawa say Alberta is
seeking preferential tax treatment
of petro-chemical shipments to the
U.S. in return for the increased
exports.
The TRANSCENDENTAL
MEDITATION Technique
as taught by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
INTRODUCTORY LECTURES   (      MEDITATOR MEETINGS
Every WEDNESDAY I Every THURSDAY
BUCH 316 12:30 | BUT0 297 12:30
SPONSORED BY THE
STUDENTS' INTERNATIONAL MEDITATION SOCIETY (SIMS)
' THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA'
1977 FALL LECTURES
BY VISITING PROFESSORS
John Dunn
A young historian who has already made a significant impact in the area of political
philosophy. Professor Dunn teaches at King's College, Cambridge. He is a noted Locke
scholar and his recent studies on revolution and political change have been internationally
acclaimed. He will give a series of lectures while at UBC on the theme "Western Political
Theory in Face of the Future."
NATIONALISM
Tuesday, September 27
REVOLUTION?
Thursday, September 29
1
In Room 106, Buchanan Building, at 12:30 p.m.
ALL LECTURES ARE FREE
sponsored by
The Cecil Hand Ida Green Visiting Professorship Fund
BREAKING^^
FROM THE SEX-ROLE TRAP
A lecture presentation by Warren Farrell
author of The Liberated Man
FRIDAY
SEPTEMBER 30
8:00 P.M.
UBC
BUCHANAN BUILDING
ROOMJ06
S3.00 AT THE DOOR
SPONSORED BY
COLD
/MOUWA1N
INSTITUTE
PLUS — a two-day experiential workshop led by Warren Farrell
at Cold Mountain Institute
Saturday-Sunday, October 1 -2, 10 a.m.   5 p.m., Fee $75
CALL 684-5355 FOR REGISTRATION AND INFORMATION
CONCERT SERIES
Presented by the Office of the Dean of Women in co-operation
with the Department of Music and assisted by the Leon and Thea
Koerner Foundation.
PURCELL STRING
QUARTET
Quartet-in-Residence
Simon Fraser University
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 28
MUSIC BLDG. RECITAL HALL
12:30- 1:30 P.AA.
■PROGRAM-
String Quarter, D. Major, K575 Mozart
Two Pieces, Opus 15, 1 & 2 Goossens
Two Sketches for String Quartet Macmillan
"Molly on the Shore" Grainger
All Students, Faculty and Staff Invited
FREE FREE

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