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The Ubyssey Jan 14, 1975

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Array UN Habitat 76 site divided
The Habitat '76 conference on
human settlement originally to be
completely held at UBC will now be
divided between the campus and
downtown Vancouver.
A financial disagreement between UBC and the federal
government as well as inadequate
security arrangements have been
cited as reasons for the change of
UBC and the federal government
could not reach a satisfactory
agreement, a former city alderman, who did not want to be
identified, said Monday.
"I think money had something to
do with it," he said. "UBC expected an awful lot more than the
government was willing to give."
University spokesman Arnie
Myers said Monday that the administration was not really sure
that financial considerations
caused the government to change
its plans.
He said UBC sent off its conditions for hosting the conference
and two or three months later
Ottawa announced that the conference would be" split.
The former alderman said
security considerations were also a
part of the federal government
He said under the original
scheme 3,000 governmental
delegates would have to be transported from downtown hotels out
to UBC every day.
The new plans call for the
downtown area to handle both the
accommodation and the meetings
of the governmental delegations
from the participating 140 nations.
UBC will still be involved with
the non-governmental meetings of
urban planners, architects, environmentalists, and other
professional groups.
"We're happier with this
arrangement," said Myers.
"Under the first arrangement
several major buildings would
have been tied up for weeks in
advance and weeks following the
actual conference."
"There would have been conflicts with the needs of the
university," he said.
Myers said, "under the split
arrangement there would not be
the same need to tie up buildings
for a long time.
He said the professional groups
would also be quite at home on
campus and be more compatible
with the university environment
than the government officials.
See page 2: UBC
Gage hospitalized
for diabetes care
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UBC administration president
Walter Gage was reported in good
condition in Vancouver General
Hospital after being admitted
Monday afternoon for treatment of
Dr. Robert Kerr, Gage's personal physician, said Gage was
being treated for control of
diabetes and he would be
hospitalized "for a while."
Gage was admitted after complaining Monday noon of feeling ill
to Dr. A. M. Johnson, head of
student health services.
Gage's duties will be handled in
his absence by Bernard Riedel,
dean of pharmaceutical sciences.
Riedel was personally chosen by
Gage to act as interim president.
The position of deputy president, -«/»■=        -
who would normally assume the GAGE ... in hospital
president's duties in a case like The 66-year-old Gage has been
this, has been vacant since William university president since 1969. His
Armstrong was appointed to the term expires June 30 when he will
universities council under the new be succeeded by arts dean Doug
Universities Act. Kenny.
Given to rag
BoG vote results
—marise savaria photo
SNOWY ERECTION stands in crowning glory in front of Brock Hall Monday, the creation of an unidentified
group of students, possibly in fine arts, with a possible later addition by biology students. Snowman is
undergoing special therapy for his chronic problem with keeping it up when he gets hot.
The vote tally of the recent
student elections to the board of
governors, information suppressed
by UBC registrar Jack Parnell,
has been given to The Ubyssey.
The voting results were not
released by Parnell as part of the
Bailey too busy for recycling refuse
When you next visit a food service outlet and drink out of a
styrafoam cup with a plastic lid or
eat pie off a paper plate with a
plastic fork, consider these facts.
Your cup is one of 1,087,000
food services will use this year.
Food services will also use
195,000 plastic lids, 125,000 paper
pie plates and a half million plastic
The university does not
separate burn or recycle any
synthetic garbage.
Physical plant mixes plastic
and styrafoam disposables with
other campus garbage and sends it
all to be buried in Delta.
Once buried the styrafoam and
plastic will remain in the environment for hundreds of years.
Food services will also dispose of
500,000 paper dinner plates, three-
quarters of a million cardboard
cold drink cups, 125,000 cold drink
lids and 750,000 plastic stir sticks
this year.
Food services director Robert
Bailey said Monday he is too busy
with business to think about
recycling and he is not ready to
eliminate    disposables     from
campus outlets.
"We work on business practices.
What we do with our disposables is
not out of keeping with the rest of
the (food) industry," he said.
"Pollution control officer Bill
Rachuk said he is not worried
about pollution caused by
disposables and he has not looked
into the feasibility of recycling.
"That (recycling) would mean
separation and all that. Of course
we tend to do things the easy way,
the way we have done things in the
past," he said.
.Ruchuk said the university has
tried burning used styrafoam cups
but this produced foul black smoke
which did not dissipate.
Styrafoam is not bio-degradable
and campus environmentalists
agree there is no known way to
recycle the substance.
AnimaJ resource ecology
professor Julius Kane said
pollution caused in the production
of styrafoam and plastics may be
more damaging than pollution
caused after disposal.
Kane said poly vinyl chloride
used in plastic production is a
proven carcenogenic causing the
early deaths of factory workers.
He said plastics companies have
not yet fully controlled this
"This disposable stuff has to be
gotten rid of," Kane said. He said if
the cost of replacing disposables
with washable items proves too
expensive, students should bring
their own cups to cafeterias instead of using synthetic ones.
Bailey said high labor costs for
dishwashing makes disposables
more economical than china ware.
But not all food services officials
See page 2: TOOLS
administration's policy to keep
university election procedures and
vote tallies secret.
A student, who ran for a board
position, told The Ubyssey Monday
that a total of 2,028 ballots were
cast in the election which elected
Rick Murray, eng 3; and Svend
Robinson, law 2, as student
The votes were divided among
the nine candidates as follows:
Rick Murray — 815
Svend Robinson — 799
Jeanette Auger — 564
Tom Manson — 543
Doug King — 270
John Swainson — 254
Doug Coulson — 172
John Gojevic — 115
Murray Currie-Johnson — 106
DISGRUNTLED REPORTER GEE ... too much waste. rage jl
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AMS considers selling
Pit guest passes at door
luesaay, January  14,  iy/3
The Alma Mater Society is now
considering making guest passes
for the Pit available at the door.
Guest passes have been
available only at the AMS Co-op
bookstore in the SUB basement
before 4 p.m., since the new guest
policy came into effect last week.
Far fewer than the daily limit of 75
passes were sold, and the new rules
were unpopular.
AMS co-ordinator Ron Dumont
said Monday guest passes may
soon be available at the entrance to
the Pit. But he cautioned that the
change in policy must first be
approved by the provincial liquor
control board and the SUB
management committee.
Dumont said one week isn't
enough time to evaluate the new
policy, which was implemented
because students had to wait in
long line ups while non-student
guests downed beers.
"If it doesn't work, one can
change it," Dumont said. "Other
students should have preference
over students' guests."
Although only a total of 55 passes
were sold last week and only eight
passes were sold on Monday, Pit
manager Dave Foster said the new
policy did not eliminate lineups at
busy periods.
Foster suggested that this was
due to more students using the
places formerly used by guests, or
that most of the people who signed
in as guests before the new policy
came into effect were students who
had forgotten their AMS cards.
A Pit employee said Monday that
the Pit staff have received
"nothing but complaints" since the
new policy came into effect. He
complained that the Pit staff had
no role in formulating the new
"It (the complaints) makes
working here quite unpleasant," he
said. He also said the new guest
policy "won't solve problems at
peak periods."
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From page 1
have agreed that disposables are
more economical than chinaware.
Ponderosa manager Olga
Rumen said if food services allows
her to reorganize she will eliminate
paper and plastics completely in
favor of china and metal items. She
said the recent "whooping jump"
in disposables prices has made
china more economical.
"We should be able to use china
and save money", she said.
SUB dietician Mary Stovell
supports Bailey's claim that
disposables save money.
Stovell said theft of about 100
dozen china cups a term make the
use of styrafoam cups necessary to
make up the loss. She said paper
plates and cups take up little
storage space compared to china
and this also saves money.
Food services only use
disposables that are "necessary"
and have "consumer acceptance",
she added.
Stovell said when SUB switched
completely to throw-away items in
1972 there was a rash of complaints
from students and food services
responded by changing back partly
to china and metal.
To have people eating with all
synthetic products was
"miserable", she said, but now
students accept the plastic and
paper used in SUB cafeteria and
food services will continue to use
Residence dining rooms are the
only campus eating places now
exclusively using reusable,
UBC site
never firm
From page 1 ^
Reg Rose, in charge of liaison
between the federal government
and the organizers of Habitat '76,
said Monday "there was never any
firm commitment in respect of
locating the whole affair at UBC."
He said, "the final decision to
split the conference between UBC
and downtown Vancouver was to
utilize the facilities available to the
best possible advantage of all those
William White, bursar, said
"Habitat '76 is a very big undertaking."
"There will be representatives
from 140 countries and the decision
was made that the downtown area
was better suited for that kind of
White said the decision to split
the conference would not affect
any of the projects such as the self-
help housing proposed by the Alma
Mater Society's spearhead committee.
He said the projects are a
separate part of the conference
and are not affected by the
Federal Trade Commission is
reported to be investigating the
Parker Brothers Company to
determine if that company is
engaged in monopolistic practices.
Parker Brothers, of course, is
manufacturer of the popular game
"Monopoly", among others.
According to the New Yorker,
the FTC investigation is also aimed
at General Mills, Parker Brother's
parent firm, for possible anti-trust
violations involving the acquisition
of toy and game companies.
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presentation will be held Jan. 28 at 7:30 p.m. in the Arts 1 building.
Admission is 50 cents.
Various workshops will also be held including consciousness raising
groups Thursdays between 12:30 and 2:30, studies in feminist theory
each Wednesday at 7:30 p.m., and a women writers' seminar each
Thursday at 7:30; all in the women's office, SUB 230.
The highlight of the spring program will be a television series Women
in Focus to be aired Tuesday nights at 9 on cable 10. Guests on the
program, produced by a female technical crew, will include anthropologist Dr. Margaret Mead and topics will include older women,
lesbian lifestyles and women's studies.
Further information on the program can be obtained by contacting
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mims\ Tuesday, January 14, 1975
Page 3
Course unions:
60s emotion lost
in 70s beernight
Student unions and course associations
are supposed to be the '70s answer to the ad-
hoc emotional '60s.
Unions are meant to be a collective
response to departmental decisions and
associations to be academic communities
- and clubs for social get-togethers.
That was in the beginning.
Now, the only student associations with
any political clout are the ones that grew out
of the placard-waving '60s and managed to
maintain some continuity from year to year.
As for the rest? Some rally around biweekly beer nights, while others exist only
'   because of a mailbox in the departmental
At UBC, only the philosophy students'
organization refers to itself as a union with
political objectives. It had its origins in the
days of 'student radical' Stan Persky, when
students decided that without a union of
some sort, ad-hoc disagreement to departmental decisions concerning students was
parity policy, which had been a radical
"We grew out of opposition to faculty,"
said John Butterfield, grad studies 10,
"although now it's not so much of a struggle
against the department. Things are running
pretty smoothly this year. The department
• wants students to sit on some of the committees."
The most successful of these committees'
is the curriculum committee where students
do have some say in both new and current
course content, Butterfield said.
But in general, securing student
representation on departmental committees
is essentially an upward struggle. Faculty
motives are sometimes obscure and their
decisions unpredictable. The best example
of this is the Simon Fraser University
political science, sociology, anthopology
The department, in 1968, described as
"progressive" by Norman Nawrocki, SFU
arts 2, was at first receptive to student
- demands and established parity between
students and faculty on all departmental
But as a consequence of the strike and the
departmental purge of eight professors, the
parity policy, wyich had been a radical
departure from other SFU departments,
was suddenly reversed. All parity com-
mittees were dissolved.
"Now we're undergoing a very long
rebuilding process," Nawrocki said. The
department is still saying it is 'their'
"Only one or two professors take the side
of the students, the rest of the faculty
»    maintain students are not only 'incompetent
but   incapable   of   handling    so    many
The faculty reply to committee parity has
been "absolutely not", Nawrocki said,
despite the fact that in 1968 students were
able to "co-operate with faculty and
establish workable committees".
Although the union refuses to be satisfied
with anything less than parity representation, Nawrocki admitted the animosity
between faculty and students had created an
obstacle, but that it had "inevitably come
The UBC philosophy students' attempt at
parity was turned down a year ago, when
the union proposed students have one vote
less than faculty at all departmental
meetings. Students were granted three
votes, as opposed to 18 faculty votes.
In contrast to the PSA union, political
squabbles are past history to the SFU
geography students union. Students sit on
various committees, including the
curriculum, departmental policy and
salaries committees.
The union has its own office, operates a
library and has on file a collection of student
essays and term papers dating back to the
fall of 1971.
One of the most useful functions is the
grievance committee, an intermediary
between faculty and staff, to which students
can bring their complaints about either
paper grades or course marks.
"We take the item under criticism and
work with the student in trying to get some
other member of the faculty to mark it,"
said Kathy Macintosh, SFU arts 4. "If that
fails, we can take it to the departmental
chairman and if necessary, to senate."
The PSA and UBC philosophy unions are
essentially political organs — academic
activities are more of an offshoot of student
get-togethers. The PSA union is working on
an anti calendar and intends to eventually
bring in guest speakers and present a film
series. Philosophy students have set up a
reading and discussion group distinct from
the union.
But all three of these unions, the two at
SFU and the philosophy union at UBC, had
their roots in the '60s era of student innovation, and despite what may have appeared to be departmental attempts to thwart their activities, hung on tenaciously.
The SFU political science department, Tor
example, finally allowed one student
representative to attend departmental
meetings. But that turned to be little more
than a token gesture, said Nawrocki, since
the word was soon out that there would be no
departmental meetings, "only the departmental chairman made decisions."
Other student organizations at UBC call
themselves associations, rather than
unions, and are headed by a four or five
member steering committee. Although the
principle "to see if professors are receptive
to change"   is  embodied  in  their  con
stitutions, many of these associations exist
in name only.
"There was talk of forming a political
science students' association one or two
years ago," said political science rep
Maureen Boyd, arts 4. "But to my
knowledge the idea just sort of fizzled out
and died."
A group of economics students is drawing
up a constitution and planning to take it
before the Alma Mater Society later this
week, but according to Andy Terrett, arts 3,
the economics students association is still
just an idea, "not quite off the ground."
"Faculty is actually anxious to have the
association formed," Terrett said. "In fact,
at first there was some discussion that
maybe there should be a faculty adviser on
These attempts at forming student
associations are more geared to
establishing a social and academic community, a much easier task than maintaining political continuity from year to
"If there are any serious problems we do
look into them, but we're not in it to
radicalize anything," said geography
association spokesman Mike Thome, arts 4.
"We're basically a social organization.
Meetings are called when and if necessary,
but everybody knows nobody comes out to
That in essence is the basic problem of
keeping the associations an on-going
operation. The history students association,
according to one source, is left picking up
the pieces this year after the departure of
last year's association'head'.
This problem is also typical of the
geography students' association, but to a
lesser extent. The two students who were the
driving force behind the association last
year are enrolled in grad school this year
and can be contacted if necessary.
"But what we're doing is fairly simple
anyway," Thorne said. "We may have a
problem next year but we do have now at
least three or four third-year students that
are very much involved, although any effort
to get first-year students involved is to no
It's difficult to get any sort of political
leverage because students don't have a
permanent stake in anything, said Butterfield.
"You can try drafting younger students
but some people are just too busy to clutter
up their lives with politics."
Although operating costs are minimal
beyond mimeographing, pen and poster
costs, the financial situation of the
associations hangs in limbo.
The history association, presently trying
to set up regular course evaluations twice a
year, is supposed to receive a grant from the
arts undergraduate society, but there is still
no sign of any money. According to Thorne,
the geography students' association does
have an account with the AMS, but they
have never received anything "but verbal
suggestion that there might be money
So we just work hand to mouth," said
Thorne. "We just keep things going as much
as possible."
Student fervor of '60s lost in '70s organization. Page 4
Tuesday, January 14, 1975
Student salaries
on Poverty Line
Students have always lived on
something popularly known as the
Poverty Line — a government
invention akin to concentration
camps, only more subtle.
Now accomodation on this
Poverty Line is predicated, quite
logically,, on having no money —
something students have always been
good at.
And the reason students have
always been good at this is because
of another government invention
known as the Minimum Wage.
The Minimum Wage is something
employers are allowed to pay
students and other unskilled workers
when they work for them part time.
The university employs students
in many capacities part time and
because of this, is a noted
afficionado of the minimum wage.
It pays most student clerical and
library workers minimum wages,
according to figures compiled by the
Association of University and
College Employees and published in
Thursday's Ubyssey.
Now, as AUCE so aptly points
out, this isn't fair.
Students working part time,
whether in the library, in clerical
capacities or as professors' assistants,
are doing the same work done by
union or faculty members.
Therefore, they should be paid
the same rates.
Enough of this business of using
students as a pool of underpaid
labor. Or unpaid labor. Or labor that
has to pay through that neat little
contraption called tuition.
We should instead be paid the
same   rates   as   the   people   doing
Last chance!
O.K. O.K. We'll give you a second
Last week we invited all and
sundry would-be opinion-moulders
up to our cozy little orifice in SUB
241-K to feel the heady winds here
on the Mount of campus journalism.
We even asked nicely for once.
And we weren't fussy. All we said
was no hippies need apply.
And no hippies did. Trouble was,
neither did anyone else.
So we're throwing it open. The
nice thing you'll find about working
on a college paper is you can write
about anything.
So we're giving you this last
chance. Definitely the last chance.
Even hippies are welcome this
time. But bring dope.
similar jobs full time. And those
people doing the full time work
should support students in seeking
higher wages, as AUCE also points
out, or one day the administration is
going to start hiring cheap student
workers to fill jobs full-time workers
would otherwise take.
So students, faculty and union
members should support AUCE in its
application to the Labor Relations
Board through letters of support.
Otherwise we'll continue on the
old Poverty Line, which is not
exactly a place conducive to-creating
good learning conditions.
Allow me
to recount
Allow me to recount an experience that
occurred the other day at a meeting of the
Faculty Association, that closed shop of
disinterested academics.
The subject on the agenda was salary
negotiations. As readers may recall from
your Thursday story, the negotiating brief
called for a 13-per-cent increase across the
boards and $3,000more per faculty member.
No small sum, coming hard after a rather
general salary increase last year and
several short weeks after the public outcry
against the proposed 50-per-cent increase in
salaries for MPs and their overworked
colleagues, the senators.
At junior levels 13 per cent and $3,000
translates into more than 30 per cent per
year and at senior levels about 25 per cent.
And this is without mentioning the
numerous fringe benefits — 2.5 per cent for
merit pay, dental plans and housing loans
which the association also wants.
Whatever case can be made for more
proletarian strata in society, faculty
members will have a hard time convincing
the public of their plight. No government
with the slightest bit of sense, facing the
economic difficulties that lie ahead, would
be prepared to offer the more than 30 per
cent in increases and benefits this group of
privileged professionals is demanding.
I was surprised, therefore, to find myself
a minority of one when I proposed lowering
the salary demands to a more realistic level.
An average of 20.5 per cent is more closely
attuned to wage settlements in B.C. in
recent months and still significantly more
than the 13 to 14 per cent that would cover
inflation and any increase in productivity.
The silence in the auditorium was
deafening. Not-a hand to the right or the left
popped up to second my motion. The Tories,
always so hasty to denounce the heresy of
materialism, clung to their pocketbooks like
rentiers out of Balzac. The centre, that
valiant opponent of student power at every
JANUARY 14, 1975
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 writer 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 offices are located in room
241K of the Student Union Building.
Editorial departments, 228-2301; Sports, 228-2305; advertising, 228-3977.
Editor: Lesley Krueger
"What a day. What a day," L. Snowden muttered before telling Berton Woodward and Kini
McDonald they had 35 minutes to get back on the plane to California. "L.A. was never like
this," confessed Jan O'Brien who had stepped back in time to 1970 the year when Ralph
Maurer, Marcus Gee and Sheila Bannerman were all in grade 10. "It's a small world-after all,
Dan McDonald said cheerfully, adding he would like all the cards and letters to keep coming
even though he is going back to work today. Mike Sasges said he believed Kahlua would solve
all Lesley Krueger's problems but alas neither Doug Rushton nor Sue Vohanka could help. Dan
Miller declared that his home town was not so bad after all but Marise Savaria, Chris Gainor and
Denise Chong could not be convinced. Boyd McConnell, Ross Barlow and Gary Coull just
leered and thought of California girls. Cruising Colorado Boulevard was not Mark Buckshon s
idea of a flood time but he consented on the condition that Jake van der. Kamp and Cedric
Tetzel not accompany him. Tom Barnes said that Disneyland was definitely his idea of a good
honeymoon although Carl Vesterback and Gary Lenney would give no opinion. Of course you
know that a Hearst burger is one where you open the bun to discover — no Patty.
"Damn good movie, huh?'
level of the university, homed in for the
butter on its bread like rats in a pack. And
what of the left, so free with its slogans in
support of this cause and that, social
democracy, Chinese self-sufficiency or
abortion on demand? Like the old radical
party, they had been caught in the act — red
on the outside and white where their own
interests were concerned.
It was enough to make "one savour the
Surrealists. "A nation of pigs and dogs . . .
"usurpers of the human spirit" . . .
"masters of human servility". But insults
serve no purpose among gentlemen and
liberated ladies. Far better to perish an
enemy of the people than risk further offending one's over-educated peers. How
comfortably surplus value becomes
academic robes.
Philip Resnick,
assistant professor,
political science
Thrown out
Thursday morning I was thrown out of the
weekly psychiatry department seminar.
After hearing Dr. Ian Hector, examiner in
psychiatry for the Royal College of
Physicians and Surgeons, summarize the
dire situation in that field with comments as
"perhaps psychiatry has no future as a
medical speciality", the audience was invited to continue the discussion over coffee.
I am a staff member of Family Services,
which receives a weekly invitation to the
psychiatry department lectures. I work with
a group of Vancouver parents, have been a
lecturer in personality development and the
family in the psychiatry department at the
University of Otago in New Zealand and am
an occasional lecturer on women and family
history for UBC's continuing education
department. As such, Hector's statement
that recent classes of psychiatric residents
needed more training in personality
development and family therapy struck a
responsive chord in me and I asked if
psychiatrists should deal with the families
of the mentally ill in the same supportive
and sympathetic way in which other
physicians deal with chronically ill patients.
I had in mind the contrast between this
type of supportive family therapy and the
frequently destructive and painful
generation of family conflict frequently
evoked by psychiatrist who may believe that
the patient's illness is caused by the family
and that stirring up hostility will somehow
cure the disease.
After Hector had dealt with my questions
Betty Trainor, a Registered Nurse and
director of the Vancouver chapter of the
Tweedsmuir Centre which provides
volunteer counselling for mental patients,
asked if such therapies as psychoanalysis
and psycho-therapy were required to be
validated by the same stringent criteria
applied, for example, to chemical therapies.
Without giving Hector a chance to reply,
assistant phychiatry professor James Miles
asked Trainor and me if we were members
of the psychiatry department or of faculty
and then peremptorily asked us to leave.
It is interesting to speculate on Miles's
motivation. We were the only women
present. Was male supremacy the unwitting
response to two articulate women? Was he
more comfortable in an all-male kaffee
klatsch? Was he trying to protect the public
from the knowledge that a psychiatrist as
eminent as Hector questions whether
"psychiatry will continue to be recognized
as a speciality" because it is turning out „
residents with such a "vague, woolly, mishmash of ideas".
Miles could have saved himself the
trouble, if indeed he was trying to keep the
crisis in psychiatry within the family. There
is a thriving book publishing trade by other
eminent psychiatrists featuring such sexy
titles as The Death of Psychiatry, The -
Manufacture of Madness and The Mind
Game — Witch Doctors or Psychiatrists in
which more extreme positions are taken.
Hector's last comment on the education
process for budding psychiatrists was
"never have so many spent so much and so
long learning so little."
Perhaps' if Miles, succeeds in closing
departmental seminars to questioning
outsiders, he will be able to maintain the
happy state of affairs a little longer. As an
invited guest, I believe Miles owes me an
Therese Spitzer,
1911 Knox Road
Grow up
Re: university committee on a women's
pavilion to celebrate international women's
year being criticized by some committee
members in Thursday's Ubyssey.
Any positive action by its nature induces a
negative reaction. A classic example is the
international women's year pavilion
project. A coincidence of events created an
opportunity. International women's year
and the human settlements conference:
Habitat provided a time continuity, the one
following on the other. Habitat had funding
and international women's year had
programs. Put the two together and you
have an opportunity — an opportunity to
provide Vancouver women with a "room for
The opportunity presented itself by
chance, not by design. Question: Are women
able to seize an opportunity and act
decisively and positively toward some
common goal?
Emphasize question.
Some said yes. Result: A group of working
women devoting evenings and weekends to
doing something, not to polemics. Rewards:
A great deal of work and no pay. What for?
A positive, tangible result, a somewhat
miniature building that Vancouver women
can call their own.
Reaction: This is an inconsequential effort being given priority over more substantial needs. Let us be clear and exact,
Marion Barling. The women's pavilion is
being given no priorities. It is not taking one
red cent from funding for other women's
programs, either active or contemplated. It
is an act of giving, not of taking (except
from Habitat). It should encourage the
action of people who have priorities to seek
opportunity rather than indulge in the easy
retreat into the negative role. Hit the
women's pavilion and the money will simply
go for something else. Goodbye. See you
some years hence when we all grow up.
C. C. Wisnicki,
assistant professor,
school of architecture Tuesday, January 14, 1975
Page 5
NUS campaigns for better loans
OTTAWA (CUP) — The National
Union of Students (NUS) campaign
for a better Canada Student Loan
Plan (CSLP) is in full swing in all
parts of the country.
The campaign is working on two
levels. Nationally it will try to
implement changes in the CSLP
and provincially it will push for
modifications in student funding
"While NUS is striving for
several main policies, the main
purpose of the campaign will be to
decrease students' financial
liabilities by reducing the loan
portion and not the grant portion of
student assistance programs,"
said NUS national office staff
member Hilda Creswick.
The NUS campaign comes at a
crucial time as many provincial
education ministers have been
discussing increasing the loan
ceilings for student aid programs.
Also the federal government will
be reviewing its entire relationship
with CSLP next year.
Another main aim of the NUS
campaign will be to push for
standardized financial aid
programs across the country.
Since education is a provincial
responsibility, each province sets
its own criteria for loans and the
amounts of the loans paid out.
The federal government gives
out money for the loan portion of a
student aid grant while the
provinces look after the bursary
The NUS campaign is being run
at the campus level. The main
policies of the campaign, financing, and timetabling were decided
at a NUS general meeting in October. The individual campus
campaigns will be co-ordinated
with the NUS national office in
"The individual campus committees will run the student aid
campaign on their campuses. We
have to pressure both the federal
and provincial governments over
the student aid issue, and these
committees will be promoting the
campaign and at the same time the
National Union of Students,"
Creswick said.
The campus campaign committees will be promoting the
campaign through leaflets,
posters, pamphlets and symposiums. The NUS national office
has distributed posters and various
slogans which can be inserted on
the posters. The individual campus
committees choose the slogan and
print the posters.
The committees are also holding
benefits to publicize the campaign
and to defray the expenses involved. So far NUS has raised
about $4,000  from   benefits  and
pledges from individual campuses.
NUS committees have been
formed at Simon Fraser University and Capilano College in B.C. In
Alberta the University of Calgary,
University of Alberta and the
University of Lethbridge have
agreed to push the campaign.
In Manitoba all three universities of Brandon, Winnipeg and
Manitoba have undertaken
campaigns to push for changes in
the provincial aid program.
In Saskatchewan both the
University of Saskatchewan and
St. Thomas More have agreed to
work on organizing NUS campaign
In Ontario, the Ontario
Federation of Students is running
an extensive campaign on student
aid programs. NUS campaign
committees have also been formed *
at Lakehead, Carleton and the
University of Toronto.
Ubyssey hacks take dive in fall
THE HAPPY COUPLE ... practising.
Ubyssey Society Editor
Former Ubyssey co-editor Mike
Sasges and current Ubyssey
photographer Marise Savaria
stunned friends and relatives
Saturday with the announcement
that wedding bells will ring for the
pair in the fall.
Savaria, whose left hand was
noticeably heavier from the weight
of a "rock," confessed that it was a
long and trying courtship.
The two almost became high
school sweethearts at good ole Kits
but instead settled for swapping
jokes. It was not until a bottle of
aquavite brought them together
during the summer of 1972 that a
romance blossomed.
Sasges admitted that the
relationship developed through
working together on the best
student newspaper west of Blanca.
He cited late nights at the printers
and an accessible darkroom as the
. key factors in the liaison.
"All we want is a double bed, a
color television set and a table
hockey set," declared the happy
couple, who are looking forward to
the convenience of cohabitation.
v-i >.*?*.*. *
While over 100,000 CEGEP
students went on strike in Quebec
over the student aid program, NUS
has not yet formally approached
them in regard to the student aid
campaign several of the institutions have been sent information. Quebec does not participate in the CSLP but does
receive federal money for student
aid. Representatives from Quebec
will be invited to the NUS May
conference to discuss future
Although the student aid campaign hasn't been officially endorsed by New Brunswick institutions, the issue has" been
receiving support. Representatives from five institutions met
with provincial political party
leaders before the recent
provincial election to discuss
student aid. NUS representatives
will be meeting with student
council leaders there to discuss
support for the NUS program.
A NUS representative from
King's College has expressed an
interest in visiting Nova Scotia
institutions to discuss the NUS
proposal. Both Dalhousie and St.
Mary's universities have expressed an interest
In Newfoundland the Memorial
Union of Students (MUN) has
expressed their total support for
the campaign and will be coordinating their provincial campaign. MUN has been fighting the
government for several months
over student aid programs and has
got some concessions.
NUS plans to continue campus
coordinating committees and will
decide on further steps at the
conference in May. .
Citizens of the tiny island kingdom
rejoiced Monday at the arrival of
crown prince Michael Badges and
his bride-to-be Marise Bavaria.
They will be married in the 167-
seat national coliseum by archbishop-disc jockey Wolfman
Cool in a gala affair hosted by a
local washroom accessories outlet.
Badges will wear a diamond-
studded leather ensemble and his
fiancee will appear in a long
flowing pink ostrich feather gown
supported by 20 uniformed pigmies
shipped in from the Vatican for the
The Pick-up Canadian.
Molson Canadian.
Brewed right here in B.C. Page 6
Tuesday, January 14, 1975
Hot flashes
Attivists to
speak Friday
Two former political prisoners
of the South Vietnamese regime
will speak about their experiences
noon Friday in SUB 207-209.
Ton That Lap, a musician and
teacher participated in the 1963
struggle against the regime of Ngo
Dinh Diem and has been arrested
three times for his activities. He is
a member of a Buddhist
opposition movement to the
current regime of President
Nguyen Thieu.
Vo Nhu Lanh, a student leader,
was arrested for opposing
militarization of universities. He
was tortured in several
interrogation centres.
Law of land
The Vancouver People's Law
School is offering a free course on
land transactions 7:30 p.m. to
9:30 p.m., Jap. 20, 21 and 22,
Room 210-211, King George
Secondary school,  1755 Barclay.
The course is designed to give
insights in the procedures and
pitfalls of purchasing a piece of
land or a house.
The three classes will touch on
the financing of land purchases,
the history of real estate and the
use of the land registry office.
To register phone 681-7532.
MLA day
About 20 political hacks, some
of them relics of UBC 20 years
ago, will drift on campus
Wednesday to make sure the
university still exists.
They will be shepherded
around campus on a bus tour
before risking lunch in the SUB
party room at noon.
Students will be represented at
the luncheon by a number of
scholarship and bursary winners
who have been invited to gaze at
the representatives of their
Gord "the Lord" Blankstein
will also address the MLAs.
After the lunch, students are
invited to a question and answer
"They want to see UBC as it is
now," an Alumni Association
spokesman said. "It is nothing
special, just part of a working
The MLAs will be shown
facilities and attend meetings of
'Tween classes
departments they are interested in
if they are still kicking after the
lunch and question period.
Women's year
The celebration of
international women's year in
1975 is about to begin at UBC.
Sylvia Gelber — former actress,
folk singer, rebel and Palestinian
social worker and current director
of the federal department of
labor's women's bureau — will
speak on the future of women in
the work force, noon Thursday in
Buchanan 106.
Gelber is the first speaker in a
lecture series sponsored by the
dean- of women's office to
celebrate international women's
Folk dance
Wanna jive, cut a rug and all
that stuff?
International folk dancing
starts again this week at
International House. Sessions are
held 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Wednesdays. All students, staff
and faculty are welcome. No
experience is necessary and there
is no fee.
For further information
contact Marcia Snider (224-0226)
or Rick Spratley (228-8415).
General meeting, noon, SUB 105 B.
Practice, 7 p.m., SUB 207-209; also
Thursday, same time, same place.
Weekly fellowship, noon, Lutheran
campus centre conference room.
Capt. Kidd speaking on MOTP,
noon, IRC 1.
Meeting for conversational practice,
7 p.m., International House; first
and second year        students
encouraged to attend.
Live TV show with designer of the
self-help UBC housing concept with
question period, 10 p.m., Cable 10.
Practice, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5
p.m., SUB second floor.
Cyril Domb on the impact of science
on religion, noon, Hillel House.
Gloria   Doubleday,  mezzo  soprano;
Steven     Henriksen.     baritone     and
Harold   Brown,   piano,  noon,  music
building recital hall.
General meeting, noon, SUB 213.
Good old "L" Maingon on classical
esthetics at the turn of the century
in    Barcelona,   8    p.m.,   4676   West
Testimony meeting, noon, SUB 212.
Group    meditation    and    checking,
noon, SUB 212 A.
General meeting, noon, SUB 211.
Meeting, noon, SUB 215.
Slide show, announcements of spring
sailing  and   racing  schedules,   noon,
SUB 207-209.
Terry   Young   on   learning   to   live
radiantly, noon, Bu. 216.
Joanne Dorenfeld, soprano, doctoral
recital, 8 p.m., music building recital
Dessert   party featuring singer Joan
Jacobs, 7:30 p.m., Lutheran campus
Practice 7 p.m., SUB 207-209.
General meeting, noon, SUB 247.
Afternoon        eucharist,        noon,
Lutheran campus centre.
Group fellowship, noon, SUB 205.
Ski lessons, noon, Angus 104.
Practice,   7:30   p.m.,  gym   E winter
sports centre.
Group  fellowship,  noon, SUB 205.
Academy     string     orchestra    plays
music of Bartok and Handel, noon,
music building recital hall.
South   Vietnam   political   prisoners,
noon, SUB 207-209.
Film,    "Obedience,"    noon,    Hillel
Discussion, noon, SUB 113.
Volleyball  tourney,  7:30 p.m., gym
B, winter sports centre.
Professor of Theoretical Physics,
University of London,
King's College, England
"Impact of Science
on Religion"
Discussion Group
Application for Graduation cards are now being mailed to
students registered in the graduating year of the following
Faculties: Arts, Fine Arts, Commerce, Licentiate in Accounting,
Elementary Education, Secondary Education and Science. Any
student in the graduating year of one of these Faculties who does
not receive cards in the mail should confirm with the Registrar's
Office that his/her local mailing address is correct.
Students in the graduating year of all remaining Faculties, except
Graduate Studies, may obtain their "Application for Graduation"
cards from their Faculty Offices. Students on the Graduate
Studies Programme may obtain their Applications from their
graduate advisors.
"Application for Graduation" cards are available in the Office of
the Registrar.
PLEASE NOTE: It is the responsibility of the students to apply
for their degrees. The list of candidates for graduation to be
presented to the Faculty and to the Senate for approval of
degrees is compiled solely from these application cards.
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Classified ads are not accepted by telephone and are payable in
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Publications Office, Room 241, S.U.B., UBC, Van. 8, B.C.
5 — Coming Events
brings you
Friday, Jan.  17th, 8:30 p.m.
at Walter Gage Res. (Common Block)
$1.00  with  Res.  Card, $1.50 without
or black & white. Start Jan. 20 at
Ampro Photo Workshops. 117 West
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20 — Housing
FEMALE ROOMATE WANTED: Furnished, two bedroom apartment West
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$120.00. Phone Mr. Choi after 6 p.m.
25 — Instruction
PIANO LESSONS by grad of Juilliard
School of Music. All grade levels
welcome.  731-0601.
80 — Tutoring
private lessons in Chinese and
French.  Tel. 980-8457.
85 — Typing
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and accurately. Kerrisdale. Donna
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home. Essays, Thesis, etc. Neat Accurate Work. Reasonable Rates. 263-
West of MacDonald to Park. Includes
Travel Trailer.  939-4142, Tony.
and Friday evenings. Dunbar area-
Phone 738-5558.
99 — Miscellaneous
Manning  Park Lodgt  Full?
stay  at
In Hop*
Group   rates  for   skiers   as  low  as
$2.00   per    person.    Phone   869-5352
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'Birds take two from Calgary
—cedric tetzel photo
CHILLIWACK BLOCKS another UBC Totem spike in encounter last
weekend in 10th Annuall Thunderette Invitational Volleyball
Tournament. Totems and UBC Junior Varsity team finished last in
respective pools. Thunderettes finished second in group only to lose the
semi-final to strong Chimo II team, Chimo I won the tournament,
beating Chimo II in the finals.
Jock shorts
UBC swimmers came back from
Seattle last weekend with a win
over a weak Highline Community
College team.
The outstanding UBC swimmer
was Paul Hughes who established
two new UBC records.
He set new marks-in the 1000-
yard freestyle  and  the  200-yard
* *    *
Denis Hoy of the UBC track team
set a new B.C. record for the 600
meters of 1:25.7 at the Jericho
track meet last weekend.
* *    *
The UBC Thunderbirds
basketball team will play two
games against the University of
Saskatchewan Friday and
Saturday   at   8:30  p.m.   in   War
Memorial   gym.   It  is   the   first
meeting between the two clubs this
'   *    *    *
Meanwhile, the 'Birds hockey
team will journey to the chilly
plains of Saskatchewan for two
games against the Prairie team.
Earlier this year at games here at
UBC, the 'Birds won two with
scores of 4-2 and 4-3.
*     *     *
The gymnastic team takes on
Portland State University
Saturday in the U.S. city at 1:30
The 'Birds rugby team plays an
exhibition game this Saturday
against Capilanos. Kickoff is at
2:30 p.m. at UBC.
UBC goalie Vic Lemire has all
the credentials for a successful
pick-pocket when he decides to
hang up his skates.
Lemire left more than one
University of Calgary player
skating with their jock around
their ankles as he lead the Thunderbirds to 5-2 and 5-4 victories
over the Dinosaurs and into second
place in the CWUAA Hockey
League on the weekend.
Lemire was more of a factor
Friday night as he shut out the
Dinos until 11:34 of the third
period. By that time UBC had built
up a 5-0 lead with single goals by
Steve Davis, Brian DeBiasio, Bill
Ennos, Gerry Bond and Keith
He was particularly impressive
late in the game as the UBC
defense crumbled under the
pressure at Calgary's building
At 18:03 of the third period he
robbed two Calgary players in a
row as they were parked right in
his crease. Showing their team's
frustration with Lemire, one Dino
smashed his stick against the ice
and both went to the bench shaking
their heads.
Despite periodic letdowns,
UBC's defence played a solid game
lead by hard-rocks Wayne Hendry
and Rod Hare. Hare treated a
Calgary forward to a lesson on
skating with his helmet when a
well placed hip sent him flipped
into the boards in the second
Saturday's action switched from
Lemire to UBC's forward lines as
the 'Birds overcame a 3-1 deficit
going into the third period to pull
out a 5-4 overtime thriller.
As CITR Radio announcer Thom
Hardern said, "Both teams had
each other's number during the
first period of play." They played
even, scoreless hockey until 19:31
when David Bruce intercepted a
clearing pass in the UBC end and
bounced a shot off teammate Ron
Logan past an unsuspecting
UBC got back on track early in
the second period with Bob
Sperling's power-play tip in of a
Brian DeBiasio shot from the
Then a fight between an otherwise docile 'Bird, John Jordan, and
Calgary's Ron Gerlitz resulted in a
mass brawl giving UBC the man
But even with the extra man,
UBC was starting to crumble
under the weight of the Dinosaur
Wrestlers pin two teams
The Thunderbird wrestling team won two out of
three matches as they took on Central Washington
State Friday and Eastern Washington State and
Simon Fraser University on Saturday.
Against Central Washington it was Craig
Delahunt's last minute takedown that gave him a 5-3
decision in the 167-pound class and broke a 15-15 tie.
Moments before it had -been a decision by Mike
Richey that lifted the 'Birds into the tie. He had
completely outclassed his slower opponent but could
not find the handle to pin him with.
Two matches after Delahunt's George Richey lost
no time in pinning Central's Stew Hayes at 190 lbs. to
ice the match for UBC.
UBC's Kyle Raymond then finished the meet off by
fighting to a draw with the American's Rocky Isley.
That made the final score 26-20 for the 'Birds, much to
the delight of the crowd of almost 200 who took in the
Saturday the 'Birds dispatched the SFU Clansmen
27-18 but were narrowly edged by Eastern
Washington 25-23.
Their dual meet record now stands at 3-2-0. Their
other loss coming at the hands of Western
Washington State, over the Holidays, by a score of 2-
The Richey brothers both won each of their
Saturday matches to finish the weekend 3-0.
John Davisiln, the promising 118-pounder, also
picked up three wins. Delahunt won two and lost one
and Raymond won two and tied one.
Thunderbird coach Bob Laycoe was juggling his
lineup in an effort to spread the experience around.
"We put some second-string people in on Saturday. It
may have weakened our over-all strength just a bit
but we are aiming at the Canada West title and they
have a couple of weight classes we don't get to use in
dual meets. They have a 109-m, class and another at
220. We got those guys some matches too," Laycoe
Laycoe also expressed pleasure with the
development of some of his freshmen. Joe Machial,
Ken Izumi and Rob Lang all won their first matches
in intercollegiate action on Saturday.
The 'Birds' next action is Thursday against Green
River College of Washington at 7:30 p.m. in gym "A".
revenge from the humiliation they
took the night before.
Calgary's John MacPhee gave
them the go ahead goal only 43
seconds after the fight and it
looked like a fast trip down hill all
the way fpr the 'Birds.
The rattled 'Birds spent the rest
of the period making bad passes
and missing checks, mostly in their
own end. Lemire continued his
magic act, only allowing one more
goal that period giving the Dinos a
3-1 lead.
At the start at third it looked as if
the 'Birds had laid down and died
in the dressing room as they
continued their sloppy play.
But Bob Sperling turned things
Following a break he took two
stiff checks in the corner then
passed to line mate Bill Ennos in
the slot while lying flat on his back.
Ennos scored putting the 'Birds
right back into the game.
Then Dartny Peck and Jim
Lawrence made their first appearances of the evening and
sparked the attack with their
freshness and speed.
It paid off at 12:30 when Arnie
Pedersen found a bit of daylight
between the post and goaltender'
Bob Galloway following some good
digging in the corner by Lawrence.
That goal sent the game into
overtime, the score tied 3-3.
Sean Boyd took a DeBiasio pass
halfway through the overtime
period and split the Calgary
defence perfectly. Just before he
was pulled down from behind he
slid the puck underneath Galloway
to put UBC in front.
Bill Ennos got his second of the
night four minutes later to put the
game  away.
Turney tops in West
as 'Birds take Calgary
Carol Turney shambled out on to
the floor in Calgary on the
weekend, and shambled off with
the Canada West scoring lead and
her team in first place.
The Thunderettes won both
games against the University of
Calgary Dinettes, taking the first
83-47, and sailing even further out
of sight in the second to the tune of
For Turney, it was an especially
successful weekend. The National
Team ace collected 33 points in the
first game, and 37 in the second to
establish herself in first place in
the Canada West scoring race.
"Carol played a super series for
us," said coach Susan Evans in
careful understatement. "She was
with the National Team in Mexico
during the holidays, and the experience has really improved her
Another Thunderette earning
praise from Evans was Kathy
Burdett. "Kathy is always the one
who directs our offense," said
Evans. She also scored 20 points in
the Friday game, hitting over 60
per cent to maintain her league
lead in field goal averages.
Saturday's game was the first
time the Thunderettes have really
played as a team, Evans said.
"Friday's game was  the first
we've played since coming back
from the holidays, and the layoff
showed," she said. "Our defence
wasn't good enough, and we made
too many turnovers. But on
Saturday, we played great. Our
defence was fantastic. It had to be
to hold Calgary to just 28 points."
The two wins left the Thunderettes tied for first place.
Their next four games will be at
home. They play the University of
Saskatchewan Huskiettes Jan. 17-
18, and the University of Lethbridge Jan. 24-25.
The Thunderbirds had less
success. Peter Mullins' cagers
managed only a split with the
Dinosaurs, winning the first game
63-61 on Steve Pettifer's last-
minute basket, and losing the
second game 72-67.
Pettifer had 15 points in Friday's
game and Balke Iverson 14 to lead
the 'Birds to the win. The lead
changes hands a number of times
in a game characterized by good
defence by both teams.
The second game threatened to
be a runaway for Calgary. The
Dinosaurs came out hot and held a
20-point lead with about 13 minutes
left in the game. The 'Birds, to
their credit, managed to narrow
the gap steadily, until they had
closed to within three points with 30
seconds left.
Women's Volleyball
* Canada * Korea
U.B.C. War Memorial Gymnasium
8 P.M.
Thurs., Jan. 23:
Canada vs. Korea
PRICES $4.50, $3.50 & $2.00
Tickets: Vancouver Ticket Centre,
630 Hamilton Street, All Eaton's Stores
and other VTC Outlets (Phone 683-3255) Page 8
Tuesday, January 14, 1975
One settled, one not
Strikes hit Calgary
and Lakehead schools
Canadian University Press
A week-long strike by service !
employees at the University of
Calgary ended Monday, but
another strike at Lakehead
University in Thunder Bay, Ont., is
continuing with no hope of early
Neither strike forced cancellation of classes or most other
university services.
The Calgary strike ended after
the university administration
obtained an injunction effective
noon Monday against the 11,100-
member local of the Civil Service
Association of Alberta. Workers
met through the afternoon before
getting a promise from the administration to request funds for a
retroactive pay raise in the next
academic year.
The support staff, which includes
workers from secretarial areas,
food services, the library and
games area as well as technicians,
janitors and researchers, were
asking for a seven per cent or $75
per month increase retroactive to
Sept. 1, 1974.
The strike's effectiveness was
limited because some union and
several non-union library workers
stayed on the job and kept the
library open throughout the strike.
Local chairman Pat Walsh said
last week his union has become
"militant of necessity."
Negotiations between the CSA and
university came to an impasse last
April and the union has been
adhering to an arbitration board
decision which grants a semiannual cost of living adjustment.
Walsh said the support staff is
always at the end of the breadline
Ontario presidents
warn of cutbacks
Canadian University Press
The presidents of two major
Ontario universities have warned
their provincial government that
unless more money is granted,
enrollment and services will be
curtailed in the near future.
University of Waterloo president
Burt Matthews said recently that
continuing money shortages will
force his university to trim its staff
and "cut all the corners we can" in
the next few years.
Matthews said that in addition to
spending curbs already included in
next year's budget, the university
would have to reduce salary expenses by about five per cent to
avoid deficits in future years.
The 1975-76 budget, nearly
completed, projects a $1.2 million
deficit on total expenditure of
about $49.5 million. The deficit will
be paid from $3 million in reserve
Matthews said most cuts to avoid
continuing deficits must be made
on salaries because they account
for about 80 per cent of the
university's annual money outlay.
The university already has made
plans to make cuts in other areas
such as reducing the library's
operating hours and closing the
campus hospital.
Matthews said the cutbacks in
staff and faculty members would
be made through normal turnover
and resignations, and would not
result in any firings.
"It's not a crisis or anything
where you're running around
tapping people on the shoulder and
saying 'you're it" he said. Matthews also said he is "becoming
more and more pessimistic" about
the chances of universities getting
bigger grants in future years.
University of Toronto president
John Evans told a recent meeting
of Ontario Council on University
Affairs growth of two suburban
campuses would have to be
restricted unless they are given
more financial assistance.
Both Scarborough and Erindale
campuses have been pressured to
raise their planned enrollment
ceilings of 5,000 but they have
found they can no longer expand
and may have to hold the line at the
current 3,000 enrolment.
Evans also said long needed
buildings won't be built and
dilapidated ones renovated. But he
said the university would sooner
incur a deficit than dismiss staff.
Ontario university presidents
have been unanimous in criticizing
the small increase in government
grants for 1975-76, saying they did
not allow for increased costs. The
universities argued that on per
student basis, the grants increased
only 7.4 per cent, but the province
said that when taking over-all
grants to the university and college
system into account the support
level increased about 16 per cent.
and they've always accepted what
was given.
"We've been sheep for too long
. . . but not this time. It will certainly put us in a stronger position
come the next round of
negotiations," he said.
In Thunder Bay, 10 stationary
engineers   manning   Lakehead
University's power plant walked
out threatening a cut-off of heat in.
below zero temperatures.
A spokesman for the university
administration said Monday that
supervisors are working ^2-hour
shifts to keep the plant operating.
Workers in other skilled trade
categories have refused to cross
the engineer's picket line, but
professors and students continue to
attend classes.
Negotiations have broken off and
it is not known when they will
Union business agent Don
Knibbs said last week the talks that
have occurred were "a waste of
time." He said the administration
was more concerned about contract technicalities than hearing
the workers' requests.
Knibbs said the main issues are
wage and certain demands for
improvements in a vacation plan.
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Friday, January 17, 1975
U.B.C. Musical Theatre Presents
Jan. 29-Feb. 8
8:30 p.m.
Old Auditorium
Tickets $2.50 & $3.50 ($1 Student Discount)
Vancouver Ticket Centre
Preview-Jan. 28 $1.00 at Door
Matinee - Feb. 6 - 12:30
$1.00 - AMS Business Office
First annual
B.C. Dietetic Association Lecture
DR. GRACE A. GOLDSMITH, Dean Emeritus,
School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
Tulane University
Thursday, 8:00 p.m., Lecture Hall No. 2,
Instructional Resources Centre
Jan. 16-19 - Thurs. & Sun. 7:00 p.m.
SUB THEATRE - 75c Fri- & Sat- 7:00 & 9;30 p.m.
Please show AMS card a subfilmsoc presentation
DR. THEODORE ROSZAK, Professor of History, California
State University, Hayward, California, a visionary thinker and
leading interpreter of the contemporary religious renaissance in
the Western world, will give a series of three public lectures on
campus as a Cecil H. and Ida Green Visiting Professor:
The lectures, under the general title "AQUARIAN FRONTIER":
The  Landscape of Contemporary Spiritual Adventure will be
heard as follows:
THURSDAY, January 16, 12:30 p.m., Hebb Theatre, "Pico's
Chameleon and the Consciousness Circuit."
THURSDAY,   January   23,   12:30  p.m..   Lecture  Hall   No.  2,
Instructional Resources Centre, "God Between the Carnival and
the Computer."
THURSDAY, January 30, 12:30 p.m.. Lecture Hall No. 2,
Instructional Resources Centre, "The Centres of Consensus:
Reconnaissance of the Next Reality."
These free lectures are being presented through a gift from Dr.
Cecil H. Green, a former UBC student, and his wife, Ida.
£ A Mind-Blowing Experience
(Max Wyman, Vancouver Sun)
WED. to FRI. JAN. 15 to 17
Queen Elizabeth Theatre
8:30 p.m. - $6.50 - 5.50 - 4.50 - 3.50
Programme:   Divertissement
includes two Canadian premiere performances


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