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 BoG ups fees 32.8 per cent
By NANCY CAMPBELL
The UBC board of governors approved tuition increases averaging
32.8 per cent Tuesday night, but
students in 13 faculties face increases between 35 and 45 per cent.
But administration president
Doug Kenny says he does not expect
enrolment to decline next year
because of the fee hikes. "Even
with this increase, tuition fees at
UBC will still be comparatively
low," Kenny said Tuesday, adding,
that the 1981-82 fees at the University of Toronto are higher than
UBC's 1982-83 fees.
Agriculture, music, fifth year
social work, landscape architecture,
and rehabilitation medicine
students are hardest hit, with increases between 40 and 45 per cent.
Students in arts, home economics,
education, forestry and science are
at the lower end of the scale, with
increases of 23 to 32 per cent.
The new fee schedule will raise an
additional $5.1 million for UBC
coffers, which, combined with cuts
in faculty and non-faculty budgets
of $1.93 and $3.28 million, respectively, will meet the continuing
budget shortfall of $7.5 million for
1982-83 and beyond, according to
university spokesperson Al Hunter.
The board made its decision in a
closed session following a public
meeting that more than 50 students
attended to voice their opposition
to the proposed fee increases.
"The people of UBC cannot afford a 30 per cent tuition increase,
nor is it justified," James Hollis,
Alma Mater Society external affairs
coordinator, told the board.
"I'm not convinced the board is
using its political power to lobby
Victoria for more funds," he added. Hollis said the board should use
the $5 million earmarked for
medical expansion for general
operations expenses to "buy some
time" and reduce the fee hikes, and
spend next year lobbying the provincial government for more funds.
THE UBYSSEY
Vol. LXIV, No. 41
Vancouver, B.C. Thursday, January 28,1982
FUNERAL RITES for quality accessible education began with
silent march Tuesday (bottom
left), eulogy by chaplain George
Hermanson (left), and graveside
remembrance (below) as student board of governors reps
Chris Niwinski and Anthony
Dickinson, in black trenchcoats,
look on. Students marched to
protest rising tuition costs and
falling standards of education
on campus.
Craig   Brooks,   Eric   Eggertson
photos
Several students said that increased fees, despite the creation of
1,200 non-renewable $750 bursaries
for next year, will pirevent or
discourage UBC enrolment.
And others criticized the current
lack of a long term plan and budget
for the university. "The assumption
that tuition increases as inflation increases indicates that it seems to be
a commodity," said Gene Long,
arts 4. "But it's not."
Long said education cannot be
cut during hard times with the expectation that quality and integrity
can be replaced quickly in prosperous times.
"There's no long term planning
or vision on how education fits into
the long term role of society," said
Long. "We're saying 'Hold it. Give
us a break on this one item — tuition.' "
The board members listened quietly
to the students' presentations, but
board member David McLean told
the audience, "I don't think
anything I've heard is a shock or
news.
"If the message you're trying to
say is you don't want to suffer, then
you're being unrealistic."
Other board members were more
sympathetic than McLean, whose
remarks were met with jeers. Said
Hugh Greenwood: "You musn't
imagine we sit here in some kind of
sublime pinnacle and make negative
decisions."
But the board is limited by the
amount of funds received, and must
do what it can at the university level
he said. "I would urge you to take
your concerns to Victoria," Greenwood said,' suggesting effective
voting and lobbying are means to
obtain more funding.
Added board chair Leslie Peterson; "I assure you that members of
the board are here to do the best job
possible for the university."
But student board member Anthony Dickinson said a 32.8 per
cent increase was not the best solution the board could find. Dickinson and student board member
Chris Niwinski moved to increase
tuition fees by 15.3 per cent — the
increase the board considered
suitable in late October. But that
motion was quickly defeated,
Dickinson said.
"I don't think there's enough information on the impact of the increase," he said Wednesday. "I
think it's dangerous to make up
shortfalls with tuition fees. There
are other alternatives for getting
money, but finding them takes
more time than was available."
Dickinson said the board had no
other option to the 32.8 per cent
hike. "I was surprised 32.8 per cent
came to the board in the first place,
but after Monday I thought it
would be the final figure because
the UBC administration hadn't
come up with any other decisions
and the board has to rely upon the
administration in this area."
One result of the fee hike could
be greater funding from the provincial government, Dickinson said.
"The government may now view
the board as 'biting the bullet' and
raise its contribution. The complaint so far from Victoria is that
tuition fees are too low."
Dickinson said the 40 letters submitted by students concerning tuition increases were "very well
received" by the board, and that
students should continue writing
letters to the board and the government.
Students mourn loss
By MURIEL DRAAISMA
The death bell has tolled for
quality and accessible education at
UBC.
Almost 150 solemn students
dressed in somber black marched
through the campus Tuesday in
funeral fashion, mourning the passing of "what used to be a great
university." At the front of the procession, gloomy protesters carried
candles and a black coffin.
George Hermanson, a campus
chaplain, led the silent vigil through
the student union building. Several
bystanders jeered and shouted their
disapproval.
"We have come to mourn, to
bury education as we knew it,"
Hermanson said to the despondent
students. "In the face of cutbacks,
we remember what we could have
had.
"One of the most famous funeral
sermons is John Donne's, where he
asks for whom the bell tolls," he
said. "We are summoned by the
bell to mourn for the death of accessible education.
"As Donne reminds us, we are all
made less by one death. Cutbacks
neglect higher education. We
mourn for us, for our culture, for
our future," Hermanson said.
"What we see rising up are elitist
perceptions. Ignorance arises in cutbacks," he said.
The chaplain stressed the loss of
culture as a result of cutbacks. "We
mourn the loss of pluralistic
thought, critical reflection and
receptiveness to beauty.
"Ask not society for whom the
bell tolls. Its mournful sounds are
for us," Hermanson said. "In this
death we are all affected. We are all
made less. Our visions are narrowed.'**
Hermanson said that UBC was
once a great university. "When we
bury quality education, we bury our
hopes and we are made less.
"Ashes to ashes, dirt to dirt, this
is the end," the chaplain said as he
threw dirt on the coffin below.
Throughout the procession and
the funeral service, a bell chimed
gloomily. UBC president Doug
Kenny arrived just in time to
witness the service.
Outside the building, student
board of governor representatives
Chris Niwinski and Anthony
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THE    UBYSSEY
Thursday, January 28, 1982
Grade 11 can't teach at Brandon U
BRANDON (CUP) — Should an economics   department   and   arts
internationally acclaimed researcher faculty chair says yes.
be hired as a sessional lecturer by a Harold Perkins, Brandon presi-
university if he has only a Grade 11 dent, says no.
formal education? Patrick Mooney is an expert in
author of a book on seed patent
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The     Brandon     University    agricultural economics. He is the    South economic relations.
Vote tops 1,500 after day one
By CHRIS WONG
The voting blitz is in full swing at
UBC this week with five Alma
Mater Society positions and two
referenda being decided.
A surprisingly good turnout
Tuesday saw 1,321 students vote,
adding to the 200 students who
voted in the advance polls held in
the three student residences Monday night.
The elections will continue
through Friday from 10 a.m. to
4 p.m. each day. The ballots will
be counted Friday night.
In the AMS elections, the two
candidates running for administration director are Dana Perlman
(arts 3), who is part of the progressive slate, and Terry Cox
(arts 4).
Two candidates are also running
for external affairs co-ordinator:
Cynthia Southard (education 3) and
Charles Menzies (science 2) of the
progressive slate.
Alan Pinkney (arts 3), James
Hollis (science 4) and progressive
slate candidate Margaret Copping
(arts 2), are all aiming for finance
director.
Running for vice-president are
Cliff Stewart (applied science 2) and
progressive slate candidate Gordon Comer (arts 2).
Presidential candidates are Chris
Fulker (arts 4), Dave Frank (science
4), and Jon Gates (arts 3) of the
progressive slate.
Students are also faced with two
referendum questions. They are
voting whether or not to pay a $3
levy to the UBC Public Research In-
trest Group and a $10 fee for SUB
renovations.
AMS elections officer Alexis
Cherkezoff said she was encouraged by the increased number of
volunteers for polling stations. "So
far, so good. We've had a lot of
support for the polling staff," she
said.
Ballots for the two student board
of governors positions were recounted Wednesday, but there was
no change in the outcome. Ron
Krause and Dave Dale were
declared official winners.
But he never graduated from high
school.
The Brandon faculty collective
agreement stipulates lecturers must
have a Master's degree or
equivalent. The economics department studied Mooney's credentials
and considered them equal to, or
greater than master's level.
Mooney was offered a job lecturing on agricultural economics this
term. But president Perkins overruled the department and faculty,
refusing to allow them to hire
Mooney.
The Brandon University faculty
association, which has had many
disputes with Perkins, considers his
ruling an infringement on the
academic freedom of departments
to hire whoever they think is
qualified.
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THE    UBYSSEY
Page 3
Fewer gears on campus next year
By NANCY CAMPBELL
The UBC board of governors
made what one member called "a
very wise move" when it approved
Tuesday a proposal to limit enrolment in engineering — the same
proposal that the board rejected
Oct. 6 and sent back to senate for
reconsideration.
"The proposal is essentially the
same   as   before,"   administration
president Doug Kenny told the
board. "The issue is not halting
enrolment in engineering; the issue
is making sure enrolment can increase in an orderly fashion as space
and facilities become available."
Enrolment at the first year level
in engineering will now be limited to
450 students annually, a decrease of
approximately 25 students from this
year. Transfers to the faculty at the
second year level are now limited to
100 students, and limits will be placed on the number of students
taught in each of the nine engineering options, in effect streaming
students into low enrolment areas..
Board member Richard Stewart
felt an additional restriction, giving
top priority to B.C. students, was
also needed. But engineering
associate  dean  Axel  Meisen  said
-craig brooks photo
"IT'S A BIRD, it's a plane. . . No, it's a coffin symbolizing student dissatisfaction with government funding
policies and administration acquiescence to short and long term losses in quality of education," says local campus
character Joe Cool as his fantasy of being a comic strip cur is interrupted half way through fizzy, foamy Aggie
frolic. Dedicated drinker, thinking of fee hikes and cutbacks, downed dram quickly to join demonstration. "Beer is-
dear, but fees have become fearsome," she said.
Butler trial a blatant mockery
The trial of Dino and Gary Butler, two native Indian activists, was
a mockery.
The brothers were innocent but
the Canadian police system was determined to find them guilty at their
trial in New Westminster last week,
at any cost, according to a former
American Indian movement leader.
As John Trudell, who was in
Vancouver for the trial, swiftly paced the floor in SUB 207/209 Wednesday, he explained to a crowd of
about 30 students why he believes
his friends are innocent.
Above the howls of the enthusiastic students outside the building
engaged in a lunch time beer chugging contest, Trudell said the Butlers, who were charged with the attempted murder of two Vancouver
policemen and then subsequently
convicted of the lesser charge of
firearms possession, are victims.
The Butlers were accused of firing a shotgun at two policemen
from their car while driving along a
Burnaby street last year. Trudell
said they were both accused of driving the vehicle and both accused of
firing the gun, at the same time.
Before the chase began, the Oregon residents had stopped to use the
telephone, and this made the police
suspicious. The police checked out
their license plates and found nothing wrong but "on a hunch, the
RCMP said they'd better stop
them," said Trudell.
The Butlers, who have been
threatened with death by the FBI,
tried to outrun the police before
they pulled in and stopped, said
Trudell. But when the brothers pull
ed over, they saw the police were
armed and they drove off, he said.
Trudell then stopped his narrative and paused. He did not want to
explain the defense the Butlers
would have had if their sacred pipe,
which they believe brings the truth,
had been allowed into the court by
B.C. supreme court justice Allan
McEachern.
Without the pipe, the brothers refused to defend themselves and dis
missed their defense lawyers. Trudell charged McEachern with manipulating the trial.
"He was playing a game with
us," said Trudell. "We know the
truth comes from the pipe, even
though we can't explain it.
"We were tried and convicted by
the media. It has its effects in the
community at large. It's cultural,
it's racial and it's extremely manipulative."
Family life declining
By PAUL WASHINGTON
The nuclear family reached its
peak between 1920 and 1970, and
now shows signs of decline, a noted
historian told 400 people at UBC
Saturday night.
Professor Lawrence Stone of
Princeton University said the decline is evident after examing family
statistics.
In 1981, 18 per cent of children
born in the U.S. were illegitimate,
and only seven per cent of U.S.
families conform to the two-parent,
two-child pattern, said Stone.
The modern family is nuclear and
characterized by intense emotional
bonding of spouses and an extremely child-oriented attitude, said
Stone, speaking at a Vancouver Institute lecture. But he said recent
developments show a move away
from this type of family. Among
these developments are the childless
family, an extremely high divorce
rate, daycare, and the separation of
sex from marriage through contraception, he said.
The less child-oriented attitudes
of the 1970 and 1980s indicates a reversion to very old patterns, said
Stone. History moves in cycles instead of as a march of progress
Stone said, and the post-modern
family is beginning to look more
like that of the pre-modern family.
The modern family originated in
the 17th and 18th century English-
speaking world and was caused
mainly by new ideas of individual
rights, the unique self, and personal
privacy, said Stone.
In the last 10 years this spirit of
individualism has undermined the
same family type which it had created itself, he added.
Most of Stone's lecture was based
on his book The Family, Sex, And
Marriage in England, 1500 to 1800.
Stone, a renowned expert on English social history at Princeton, will
lecture today at noon in Buch. 106
on the sociology of the English
country house, 1480-1750.
provincial restrictions were not
necessary, and that out of province
and foreign students accounted for
less than 10 per cent of enrolment.
The net effect of the restrictions
will be to limit total enrolment in
engineering to 1,800 students. If the
restrictions were not approved, the
engineering faculty estimated enrolment would climb to 1,898 in
1982-83, 2,289 in 1983-84, and
2,500 by 1989-90 if the appropriate
resources were made available.
But resources are not available —
engineering is underfunded and inadequately housed, according to
Meisen. "Prior to receiving a
special $980,000 grant (in late October) we estimated our optimum
enrolment limit at 1,400 students.
Now our best estimate is 1,600 if
they are optimally distributed."
The 1,800 limit is greater than
that, but any higher enrolments
could jeopardize the certification of
the engineering program, a threat
which faced the faculty earlier this
year.
"We're not too pleased (by the
restrictions) but it's inevitable
because of the current financial
situation," engineering
undergraduate society president
Lance Balcom said Wednesday.
"Once restrictions are in place,
they're there to stay, but it's not a
good idea because we need the
engineers in B.C. Currently the province imports a lot of engineers."
Balcom does not think streaming
will be a problem. The proposal
recommends that limits be placed
on each option, with the intent of
directing more students into the less
popular mining, metallurgical and
bio-resource options, based on
preference and academic standing.
"It's feasible that students could
be forced into a discipline, but not
likely," Balcom said.
Universities to get
more votes in CFS
By DEBBIE WILSON
Canadian University Press
PRINCE   GEORGE,   B.C.   —
They founded a new provincial base
for the national student movement,
pounded out plans for a mid-March
"week of action" and proposed
alliances with faculty and staff on
campuses.
The five-day meeting at the tiny
College of New Caledonia was
geared to replacing the B.C.
Students' Federation with the
Pacific arm of the Canadian
Federation of Students. But the biggest issue to hit the conference floor
was a proposed constitution with a
provision giving greater voting
weight to the larger universities.
Member universities and colleges,
previously allotted one vote each at
conferences, will receive under the
new constitution an additional vote
for every 8,000 students enrolled.
UBC will have four votes, while the
Universities of Victoria and Simon
Fraser members get two votes each.
Currently only SFU is a member of
CFS Pacific.
UBC delegates were the main
proponents of the change. Terry
Cox, UBC Alma Mater Society administration director told the conference it would be " impossible to
sell CFS Pacific to the students of
UBC without representation by
population because the passage of
referenda, no matter what the issue,
is extremely difficult at UBC since
10 per cent of the enrolled 24,000
students must vote in favor of the
issue for it to pass.
"Keep in mind that in the past
three years only one of about eight
referenda reached quorum. The
issue that reached quorum and
passed was to reduce student fees by
$15 per student." Full fees for CFS
membership are $7.50 per student.
Even with the weighted voting
system in place, argued AMS exter
nal affairs coordinator James
Hollis, UBC, with 40 per cent of the
province's students, would comprise only 20 per cent of the votes at
a conference. "I think it would be
very difficult for the students of a
large institution to swallow having
the same number of votes as a small
college."
Hollis said the weighted voting
resolution promised more broadly-
based representation from UBC if
its upcoming referendum on full
membership passes. "Instead of
one student professing to know the
mood of the entire UBC campus,
one delegate can be a graduate student, for instance." And according
to the same bylaw in the new constitution, one delegate has to be a
woman.
The four votes which UBC could
eventually receive are "really
•token," said Mark Rogen,
full time ombudsperson at Vancouver Vocational Institute and
author of the weighted voting
clause. "Taking all that into account and with them saying they
couldn't run a referendum without
four votes I thought it rather prudent to give it to them," Rogen
said.
Catherine Ludgate, Capilano
College student society staffperson,
criticized the decision. "The divisions between the colleges and
universities are largely artificial and
that argument was a bogus one,
she said.
Ludgate also criticized the outcome of the vote on the weighted
voting proposal, where several
smaller colleges abstained and four
were absent from the conference.
"It just mirrored the way decisions
are made in this organization —
with the little schools not participating and many not understanding the dynamics of what was going on."
30 per cent not acceptable
From page 1
Dickinson were accosted by the student protestors.
"Thirty per cent tuition increase
is not acceptable. Students are
prepared to carry their share, but
not the burden of retrenchment,"
Niwinski said.
The protestors proceeded into the
old administration building and
outside the board and senate room,
they chanted "No 30 per cent!"
When asked about the proposed
tuition fee increase, board chairper-
son Leslie Peterson said, "Unfortunately we have to balance our
budget, but I feel nobody should be
denied an education because of
financial reasons."
Kenny invited the students to
come into the board meeting where
the protest continued.
"I was pleased with the
turnout," said Students for an Accessible Education spokesperson
Paul Yaskowich. "The next step is
Victoria. We have to put pressure
on and disturb the government." Page 4
THE    UBYSSEY
Thursday, January 28, 1982
Black Tuesday
Tuesday the students at UBC wore black to mourn the death of their
education, its accessibility and its quality.
More than 100 students, concerned about their future and the future of
UBC as a centre of critical thinking, peacefully filled the board of governors
chambers to tell their side of the cutbacks story.
But they may as well have filled a beer hall.
After the board politely thanked the students for their unexpected input,
they closed the doors and jacked the fees up above the reach of most people in this province.
If they were so concerned and grateful for the input from students, why
did it only happen on a completely ad hoc basis? And why, on such a
crucial issue, was there no public debate, no public input, and no accountability?
Throughout the vigil, Doug Kenny, the man responsible for the
academic retrenchment committee (UBC's own KAOS team), sat silent.
As student board of governors' representative Anthony Dickinson said, the
board had no alternative and it must take its direction from the administration.
They did have an alternative. The very least they could have done was to
opt for an inflationary increase, or the 30 per cent proposal, or to delay the
decision for further consideration and input.
But then, what can you expect from Social Credit appointees, used car
dealers and lumber barons?
THE UBYSSEY
January 28, 1982
Published Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays throughout
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University of B.C. Editorial opinions are those of the
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Ubyssey's editorial office is in room 241k of the Student
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We say a lot of bad things about people in this box so today will be different. We'll say
something nice. So . . . Nancy Campbell lets you have sips of her Coke (and snorts too) if
you ask her real nice. Deb "Bie" Wilson always like to visit people in Victoria. Glen Sanford
doesn't get mad if you call his mother a closet capitalist. Kevin Annett and Kevin McGee
don't mind if you mix them up. Muriel Draasima will buy you bagels (even if they are the
wrong kind). Craig Yuill and Craig Brooks don't mind either if you mix them up (but nobody
ever does). Verne McDonald likes to buy staffers cheap wine if they'll lend him a cigarette.
Mark Attisha and Paul Washington haven't been around long enough to be nasty to anybody.
Eric Eggertson is a real swell guy most of the time, and so is Chris Wong all of the time. Julie
Wheelwright gives people lots of rides in her real neat car, and Arnold Hedstrom offers to give
people lots of rides, but he has no car. And Keith Baldrey will stop lying about people as soon
as this is over.
Speed readers beware of wolf in woods
For those of you unsuspecting
souls presently being lured by prospects of quicker reading and studying, as advertised so enticingly by
Evelyn Wood and associates,
beware. When 1 was young and impressionable, I got sucked into this
racket. While I dishonestly managed to squeeze a refund out of the
company, Viy conscience remained
clear because Evelyn Wood is committing a far greater crime with
their capitalistic swindle.
Admittedly, the method is highly
effective and useful (for some types
of reading), but the instruction is
not worth moreN than $50. The instructor's only real function is as a
drill-leader. With enough self-
discipline, anyone can achieve
sirrhlar results by doing the same
drill totally on his owh.
Basically, the method involves
using peripheral vision to read
many words in one glance, instead
of painstakingly plodding along one
line, sub-vocalizing each word. The
mind becomes more active because
the eyes are freely and easily gliding
down the page rather than straining
with individual words.
All this could be done at a fraction of the cost (the price is too embarrassing to mention) if the drill
methods were published and sold in
a booklet for $10. Instead, Evelyn
Wood has institutionalized reading
(and to some extent thinking).
With regards to those sad victims
of commercialism who have such
unyielding praise for the programme, the praise is justified but
the price is not. Don't let Evelyn
Wood drown your economic
reasoning with their glorious advertising. Get the homework drill
sheets off a friend who has already
done the course.
Otherwise, go ahead and take the
courses, but on payment, so that
you may discontinue payments
after the course has finished. Do
not squander your precious dollars
just to finance an advertising campaign.
G. Anderson
arts 2
Convert dull term papers into PIRG research
TA job a privilege
1 have been observing the recent
rantings of the Teaching Assistants'
Union. It seems to me that a few
TAs believe that the university is
obligated to pay their way through
school by supplying TA jobs. This
is absolutely ridiculous. I can sympathize with students who have to
work during the school term to ease
their financial burden, but they cannot depend on the university to play
sugar daddy. I was a math marker
for two years, and during that time
I saw my position as filling a requirement for the university in that
a prof needed his math assignments
marked, and I could use the money.
I could have gotten a part time job
off campus, but chose to work for
the university because of the convenience of a TA job. How many jobs
are out there that I can fit to my
schedule, allow me to keep relatively fresh on previously learned topics, allow me to use that knowledge
directly and pays reasonably well
for the type of work done? At no
time did I fee! :..;' :he jo!> wa< n
right given to me just because they
had attended university for more
than one year. The job was just
that; a job that I looked for and
suited my needs.
It seems to me that the first thing
that the union did when they
organized was to mention strike action. I did not support the union
then (nor did I even support
creating a TA union), nor do I support the union now.
And that garbage of 'no middle
ground': I am not against TA s at
all; I am against the TA Union.
Vick Koi
applied science 4
The Ubyssey welcomes letters
from all readers.
If your letter is not published
right away, it may be because it
wasn't typed, triple-spaced, on a 70
space line. Typewriters are available
in The Ubyssey office for this purpose.
If you've never had to produce a
term paper or project on some dull
esoteric topic, you're one of the
lucky ones. Chances are it will hit
you sooner or later. Unless . . .
unless an organization can be formed at UBC to help students undertake interesting and meaningful
projects, providing research and information that is much needed in
our society. This organization could
provide ideas for projects desired
by the community, set up research
projects for students to plug into,
and then help publish and publicize
the results.
It's a sensible idea, but not a new
one. Indeed we at UBC have been
rather slow in setting up such a
Public Interest Research Group (or
PIRG for short). PIRGs have now
been formed on more than 100 campuses in the U.S., at several universities in Ontario, and most recently
at SFU Time and again, the structure and operaton of PIRGs have
proven effective.
This week's referendum marks
the culmination of efforts to
establish a PIRG at UBC. As at all
other campuses where PIRGs have
been formed, it will be a student-
controlled, student-funded
organization    serving    al!    UBC
students. A list of possible PIRG
research projects is endless but
could include: education funding,
land use, housing, energy, environment, day care, health care and so
on.
As a student service, PIRG will
require limited funding to set up a
resource centre, run a coordinating
office, obtain research equipment
and publish the research results that
students obtain. This funding
would be collected through an annual fee levy of $3 per student and
controlled by a Board of Directors
that you elect. Finally, any student
unable to afford the fee levy or not
wishing to support PIRG can get a
full refund without hassle. This
enables PIRG to run smoothly
while being fair to all students.
PIRG offers students the opportunity to take part in interesting and
useful projects. It offers UBC a
higher profile in the community.
All in all, there's nothing to lose
and everything to gain. Give PIRG
a try at UBC. Vote this week.
Tony Charles
grad studies (math)
Apply for dollars now
Are you worried about how your undergraduate soqiety is going
to be able to cover costs of your graduation expenses? Well funding
is available but you must apply for it. Each undergrad society is entitled to a $4 rebate for each eligible graduate, and with the deadline
approaching quickly, I am concerned that not all groups have applied for their funds. The UBC Grad Class Council has been accepting applications for the $4 rebates from under grad societies for the
past two weeks. This money is to be used for a graduation expense
only, such as the cost of a composite or graduation dance. Applications are available in the Alma Mater Society general office and are
to be handed into SUB Box 118 by noon on Jan. 29, 1982 (extended
deadline date). Please apply for a specific number of grads and leave
a name and phone number which you can be contacted at.
Heather Rogers
UBC grad class council treasurer Thursday, January 28r 1982
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Awards office *
I am writing this letter to share
my experiences with the student
loan assistance and the process by
which it apparently works. At the
beginning of the year I had no idea
that it would be necessary for me to
obtain a student loan and so did not
file until the beginning of October.
Towards the middle of November
I still had not received the little card
which informs you that the application was received by the UBC
awards office. Becoming somewhat
worried I went to the awards office
and discovered that my application
has spent the previous month collecting dust in the office and that it
would   probably  be  a   few  more
weeks before they got to it.
Fine, at least they had it. In the
middle of December I was sent a
form stating that I had been recommended for a loan sufficient to
cover my needs. Ecstasy! Today,
Jan. 15, I received a set of forms
filled out by my mother which had
apparently been sent to her from
the Student Services Branch in Victoria. It seems that the application
was not filled out satisfactorily. I
have immediately sent these forms
to Victoria and am looking forward
to the wait until my loan arrives.
Court 'ignores9
human rights
The Butler trial which recently
concluded in New Westminster has
surely provided us with a very
strange lesson in civil liberties and
one sufficiently frightening to stir
the most complacent of citizens.
Gary and Darrel Butler, both of
whom are members of the
American Indian Movement, were
charged with attempted murder and
various weapons offences. The trial
opened on Monday, Jan. 18, with
submissions from defence counsel
concerning a sacred pipe; a pipe in
the presence of which the native
witnesses concerned felt obliged to
tell the truth. Strange as it may
seem, the request to use this pipe to
swear in native witnesses was
granted but the patently innocuous
one that it be allowed to sit on
defence counsel's table throughout
the trial was not. Unlike the Bible
which remains in plain view in the
witness box at all times, the pipe
was to be removed from the court
when not in use for the swearing in
of witnesses. The only explanation
given for this decision was an arcane reference to the great number
of cases that pass through provincial and Supreme courts.
In response to this shocking
denial of their religious freedom,
Gary and Darrell Butler refused to
participate in the criminal proceedings being taken against them.
Accordingly, they discharged their
lawyers. Undaunted, the prosecution called witnesses and entered exhibits, while the two men sat mute
facing an empty defence table. No
cross-examination. No submissions. No objections. No defence.
On Wednesday, Jan. 20, the two
were found guilty of discharging
firearms with intent to cause bodily
harm in addition to the other
weapons offences.
It is important to note that in
their court appearances leading up
to this trial, the Butlers were forced
to wear both handcuffs and leg
irons. Because the two men
rightfully refused to walk in
shackles, deputies have carried
them bodily into court; initially by
lifting them up by their chains or
shackles and later by placing them
on chairs. In addition to this barbaric treatment, Gary and Darrel
Butler have been secured in their
cells by means of padlocked chains
welded into place.
In conjunction with these
humilitations, spectators to the trial
(most of whom were Indians) were
frisked with excessive zeal. A metal
detector was passed over every part
of the body and brought up between the legs to be passed over the
genitals from two to seven times
(sometimes causing women's skirts
to be lifted). This was supplementec
by a manual frisking of the arms,
calves and feet. Shoes had to be
removed  and  examined  and   toes
probed. Not even the children and
babies escaped these intrusions. The
contents of purses and bags were
minutely examined and anything at
all sharp (e.g. a nail file) was not
permitted into the courtroom.
Against this scandalous harrassment by the deputies and against
what we believe to be a denial of
religious freedom by Chief Justice
McEachern, the following law
students at UBC wish to make their
sincere objection.
Wendy Moss
Joanne St. Lewis
and 22 others
Tales of woe
from land of
freedom or death
As a former New Hampshire resident (I know of at least one other
UBC student who is from there), I
find it ironic that your otherwise
"progressive" newspaper would
quote the state's motto, live free or
die in last Tuesday's editorial,
considering:
• A Quaker man was prosecuted in a highly publicized trial
for covering up those words on his
license plates. He regarded the
words as a violation of his nonviolent religious beliefs, then governor Meldrim Thomson regarded
him as a pinko, etc.
• That very same governor,
who would make Ronald Reagan
look like a social democrat, wanted
to put muscle behind the motto —
with nuclear warheads for the
state's National Guard and a
bunker for him and 99 of his top
aides — while cutting back on social
services.
• When New Hampshirites do
vote, the key issue is alsways broad-
based taxes. The candidate who
even hints at bringing in these taxes
is as good as dead. Thomson lost
his governorship not because of his
nuclear warheads or cutbacks but
because he supported the surcharge
on the public service bills, which
was used to pay for the Seabrook
nuclear power station. His
Democratic opponent, Hugh
Gallen, called the surcharge a
broad-based tax, ergo, Gallen is
now governor and is still cutting
back.
My   father,    a   public   works
engineer for the state, knows, like
so many others in the state, that
there is no more room to cut back,
hence a broad-based tax is needed.
But as far as the voters are concerned it's "Live free or pay taxes."
Just thought I'd let you know.
Brendan B. Read
arts 3
(class of '76, Conval regional
high, Peterborough,
New Hampshire!
ily delays loans'
What I would like to know is why
didn't the UBC awards office pick
up on the problem in my application? They certainly had it long
enough. When I went to the office
they were sympathetic but told me it
was my own fault and there was
nothing they could do.
So   what   is   it   they   do?   They
assessed the application and recommended a loan but when it went to
Victoria it had to be reassessed.
Was the time they sat on it completely wasted? So here I sit unable
to make my tuition or housing
payments.
Student loans are supposed to be
a service to the student. Once more
they have effectively enshrouded
the whole thing in bureaucracy and
sterilized its effectiveness. When it
comes time to bring the student
loan program up to date I hope that
they will analyze the process as well
as the financial aspect.
Robert Lafrenie
science 3
A word from Almighty God (Ohio)
JriiaUf h'aXmtr. sKuard sagr. „
R 'ball policy 'unfair'
This letter is both an outlet for
my personal frustration and a plea
for some positive action by those
who manage UBC's racquetball
courts. Those responsible for their
operation have organized a system
which is a poor response to student
needs. First, this is the only university I have ever heard of which
charges a separate fee to use the
courts. At every other institution
the courts are included in the
athletic fees paid with tuition. I
would certainly like to see the
figures which justify these additional charges.
Still, thus is only my minor complaint. What really frustrates me is
that a minority of students can
reserve 90 per cent of the court
times in the first week of classes. T
am constantly running into students
wh-* would like to play squash or
racquetball but can't play in the leftover time slots. These attractive
times included 7 a.m., II p.m.,
Wednesday afternoons and
weekends.
Whoever designed this elitist and
unfair practice must be unaware
that other universities allow all
students to reserve courts daily,
either in person or by phone. A full
time employee already works at the
reservation desk, so additional staffing costs is no excuse.
There may be financial
arguments for the lack of court
facilities but there is no justification
for not making all athletic facilities
equally accessible to all students.
Let's see some creative action by
those responsible for the existing
system.
Brian Byrnes
Architecture 2
As Almighty GOD, I greet you.
Our Correspondence has been
sparse, this past year, My Son and I
were busy mailing two of Our
Books (The Thinker And The Hare
also The Hare's Relief) to Editors,
Publishers' friends and Dignitaries.
I want the knowledge of My Existence — In My Son's Flesh —
heralded throughout the Universe.
Unfortunately, editors and
publishers tend to suppress information. Thus the mass of people
are ignorant of My Existence in this
dimension of Time and Light. They
try to push back the tide of an
endless sea but My Son and I are
not to be denied in silence.
My Voice is not one crying in the
wilderness, for some to hear My
plea. I planted every blade of grass
and every living tree; I make the sun
to shine and the moon to shed its
light — please forgive Me, I was
carried away, I didn't mean to give
you such a fright.
In Our various Letters to United
States Senators, I, as Almighty
GOD, Personally and verbally Dictated Letters, through My Son, in
regard to the horrendous, escalation of Nuclear arms, specifically by
the two super-powers, the United
States and the Soviet Union.
This appalling race to the
destruction of this Earth, has been
devastating. The onslaught on
Hiroshima and Nagasaki have left
their telltale marks, indelibly
stamped on human minds — until
they are ready to explode. Only a
match thrown into the powder-keg
of Nuclear weapons is all that is
needed to destruct this planet,
Earth.
With hunger, strife and misery in
underdeveloped nations, who cry
out for nourishment, their plea is
unheard because of the asinine
deployment of Nuclear devices.
This deadly game of Russian-
Roulette has earmarked this Planet
for destruction.
Local crimes of murder, assault
and rape, also scream their defiance
to Justice in pages of newspapers on
the onslaught of humans through
out the World.
Newspapers and the news-media
(Radio and Television) have also
defied Me, their GOD and
CREATOR. Their silence has left
My Heart sad and heavy laden.
Their punitive attitudes baffle Me.
Do ye not know that I Am a GOD
to Love and be Loved and not only
feared?
Upon their demise, a departed
Spirit will ONLY acknowledge Me.
I Am the ONLY One they will see.
Other Gods are all barred. I Am
NOT dead or buried in the pages of
the Bible. I have out-lived the Bible
and will continue to Live,
People are also inquisitive as to
how My Son and I communicate,
two in one Body? The procedure is
simple. My Son, Eugene tries to
leave His Mind totally blank. My
Holy Voice is heard above a void
and My Son rapidly takes My Dictation.
My Holy Name is void of form.
It is never written on paper. My
humble Son will sign His Name to
hold you dear to Our Hearts.
Prayerfully yours,
Eugene Changey Page 6
THE    UBYSSEY
Thursday, January 28, 1982
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TODAY
CHESS CLUB
General meeting with information on the weekend multi-tournament, noon, SUB 215.
DEBATING SOCIETY
Training session on impromptu and public debates, noon, SUB 211.
STUDENTS FOR PEACE
AND MUTUAL DISARMAMENT
General meeting, noon, Angus 412. Everyone
welcome, guest speaker political science professor Michael Wallace.
INTRAMURALS
Corec volleyball, 7:30 p.m.. War Memorial gym.
No pre-registration, just drop in.
GAYS AND LESBIANS OF UBC
General meeting, noon, SUB 125. Guest speaker
Donna Barker on lesbian therapy groups.
CITR
In Sight, campus news put within sight, 6 p.m.,
cable 100 fm.
EAST INDIAN STUDENT ASSOCIATION
Organizational meeting, noon, SUB 117.
COMMITTEE AGAINST RACIST
AND FASCIST VIOLENCE
Literature table, noon, SUB foyer.
CHRISTIAN SCIENCE ORGANIZATION
Prayer meeting and Bible reading,  noon,  SUB
212.
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL
General meeting, noon, SUB 119.
HOME ECONOMICS DIETITIANS
Psychology of Eating — A Lifestyle approach
with Vi Fodor, noon, IRC 6.
STAMMTISCH
German conversation evening, 7:30 p.m., International House.
BSU
Come to celebrate, noon, Angus 215.
UBC WOMEN'S CENTRE
Women's self defence classes, noon. Brock 302.
INTER VARSITY CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP
Lecture on cults given by Father Mugtord, noon,
St. Mark's College.
CAMPUS CRUSADE FOR CHRIST
Answering some'tough questions, noon, Hebb
12.
VARSITY OUTDOOR CLUB
The Stein River valley, nogn, Geography 100.
TO ASTM ASTERS
Everyone welcome, 1 p.m., SUB council chambers.
ENVIRONMENTAL INTEREST GROUP
Slides and discussion on the Stein River valley
with Roger Freeman, noon. Geography 100.
FILMSOC
Film, Texas Chainsaw Massacre, noon, SUB
auditorium.
NDP CLUB
Forum with NDP candidates for next provincial
election, noon, SUB 207.
UBC SAILING CLUB
Genera) meeting, noon, SUB 205. Presentation
of racing rules.
CLASSICS CLUB
Rehearsal,    new   chorus   members   welcome,
noon, Buch 2225.
LE CLUB FRANCAIS
Conversational lunch, noon, Gate 4 lounge, International House.
FRIDAY
SKYDIVERS
General meeting, noon, SUB 216g. New members welcome and tickets for Awards Night will
be avatlabe.
Awards Night Boogie, 7 p.m.. Gage party room.
INTRAMURALS
Final registration for women's floor hockey, 3:30
p.m.. War Memorial gym.
CITR
Campus Capsule, a look at news, sports and social festivities at UBC, 6 p.m., cable 100 fm.
LUTHERAN STUDENT MOVEMENT
Worship and eucharist, noon, Lutheran Campus
Centre.
Happy hour with cheap refreshments, 4 p.m.,
also at the centre.
THUNDERBIRD HOCKEY
Versus the University of Saskatchewan Huskies,
8 p.m., Thunderbird arena.
THUNDERBIRD SWIMMING
Versus University of Puget Sound, 7 p.m.,
Aquatic centre.
ECOLOGY RESERVE UNIT
Annual meeting of the B.C. Ecological Reserves
Committee, 9:30 to midnight, Faculty Club salon
A. Open to interested students.
BAHA'I CLUB
Coffeehouse, discussion, music, cheap refreshments, 4 p.m. SUB 212.
STUDENT LIBERALS
Party with music and refreshments, 7:30 p.m.,
SUB 207.
MUSLIM STUDENTS' ASSOCIATION
Muslim Juma, the Friday prayers, noon, International House. All members are requested to attend.
BALLET UBC JAZZ
Comical and lyrical dance film shorts, noon, SUB
auditorium.
LE CLUB FRANCAIS
Guest speaker from the French consulate, noon,
International House, main lounge.
SATURDAY
CHESS CLUB
Multi-simultaneous tournament, 9 a.m., SUB
206.
THUNDERBIRD HOCKEY
UBC   vs.    Saskatchewan   Huskies,   8   p.m.,
Thunderbird arena.
THUNDERBIRD SWIMMING
UBC vs.   Pacific  Lutheran  University,   1   p.m.,
Aquatic centre.
THUNDERBIRD ROWING CREW WALKATHON
Starts at Vancouver rowing club, 9 a.m., carry
200 lb. 55 ft. rowing shell from Stanley Park to
UBC and back again.
BRIDGE CLUB
Informal duplicate bridge tournament, $6 per pair
entry fee, trophy and prizes, 6 p.m., SUB 205.
CSA
Downhill skiing, for more information sign up at
CSA's office, 7:30 a.m., Mt. Seymour.
SUNDAY
CHESS CLUB
Tournament continues, 9 a.m., SUB 206.
CYCLING CLUB
Bike ride, BYOB (bike), 9 a.m. meet south side
of SUB
SAILING CLUB
Broken  centreboard  regatta,   11   a.m.   Jericho
Beach Sailing Centre.
UNDERWATER HOCKEY
UBC vs. New West, 10 p.m.. Aquatic centre.
MONDAY
CITR UBC RADIO
Off Beet  —  trashy news for trashy people,  7
p.m., cable 100 fm.
TUESDAY
CREATIVE WRITING DEPARTMENT
Dennis Lee poetry reading, noon, Buch 106.
INTRAMURALS
Final   registration  for   men's  sub  6  basketball
tournament, 3:30 p.m., War Memorial gym.
LAW STUDENT LEGAL ADVICE PROGRAM
Free legal assistance or lawyer referrals, noon to
2p.m., SUB 111.
GAYS AND LESBIANS OF UBC
Planning meeting, noon, SUB 215.
CITR UBC RADIO
In Sight — a look at results of AMS elections and
referenda, 6 p.m., cable 100 fm.
|       Hot Plashes       |
Thoughts
fo munch on
know on the subject is that not
eating may be harmful to your
health.
Here's something for you teeming hordes out there to get your SfQJf) ShOW
teeth into. Vi Fodor (whomever she
may be) will be speaking on "The
psychology of eating — a lifestyle
approach." Where will she be
speaking you ask? In IRC 6, at noon
today. Should be fascinating, all I
Roger Freeman will be giving a
slide show on the Stein Valley. It all
ties in under wilderness recreation/conservation. It is taking place
at noon today in Geog 100.
Cram
with us.
Not exams -food. Great
food. 15 classic burgers,
inexpensive steaks, fabulous
starters, yummy desserts.
Open your mouth and say
'ahh! 11:30 on-7 days a
week. 2966 W. 4th Ave. and
Bayswater.
The Aggies Present. . Sponsored by Labatt's
THE
FARMERS FROLIC
back in the ARMOURY!
&
31 NOU   1917
featuring
"THEKOWZ"
Saturday, January 30th
8 p.m. to 1 a.m.
TICKETS: AMS Box Office
or Ag US Office
or any AGGIE in BLUE during
6'AGGIE WEEK"
January 25th-30th
FINE ARTS DEPTARTMENT
Rhodri Liscomber speaks on Robert Mills and the
creation of an American style architecture, noon,
Lasserre 102.
WOMEN'S STUDIES PROGRAM
Meredith Kimball speaks on: Is there a biologica
basis for sex differences in mathematical skills?.
noon, Buch 204.
HSSC
Dr. W. Bowie of VGH speaks on sexually trans
mttted diseases, noon, IRC 6.
WEDNESDAY
INTRAMURALS
Final registration for men's bowling tournament
and corec curling bonspiel, 3:30 p.m., Wai
Memorial gym 203.
WILLIAM G. BLACK
MEMORIAL PRIZE
A prize in the amount of $1,000 has been made
available by the late Dr. William G. Black for an
essay on some aspect of Canadian contemporary
society. The topic will be designed to attract
students from all disciplines. The competition is
open to all undergraduate UBC students.
(Students in the faculty of graduate studies are
not eligible to compete.) A single essay topic of a
general nature related to Canadian contemporary society will be presented to students at the
time of the competition. Duration of the competition will be three hours. The decision of the
judges will be final.
Time and Place:
SATURDAY. JANUARY 30th, 1982
BLCHANAN 106
10:00 am -1:00 p.m.
FOR FURTHER INFORMA TION, CONTACT
THE A WARDS OFFICE.
$5.00 per person — $6.00 at the door
HARD TIMES DRESS!
TEACHER
INTERVIEWS
School District 88 (Terrace)
On campus interviews will be conducted March 8-10 with
graduating teachers for positions in the Terrace District effective September 1, 1982. Attempts will be made to correlate
the interviews scheduled with the number of vacancies expected in particular field and/or grade levels.
Vacancies expected in rural, isolated, and "in town" with
openings expected at all levels and in most specialities.
Special interest in teachers of music and French immersion.
To obtain an appointment please submit a completed
B.C.T.F./B.C.S.T.A. application form. Copies of practicum
reports, letters of reference and a detailed resume may be
given with the application or at the interview. Applications
will, preferably, be submitted through Canada Manpower on
Campus by January 29 but may be sent directly to Terrace to
arrive not later than February 12, 1982.
Mr. M. Bergsma,
Assistant Superintendent of Schools,
Box 460,
Terrace, B.C.
V8G 4B5
THE CLASSIFIEDS
RATES: Campus - 3 lines, 1 day $2.00; additional lines, 56c.
Commercial — 3 Unas, 1 day $3.63; additional lines
56c. Additional days $3.30 and 50c.
Classified ads are not accepted by telephone and are payable In
advance. Deadline is 10:30a.m. the day before publication.
Publications Office, Room 241, S.U.B., UBC, Van., B.C. V6T2AS
5 — Coming Events
70 — Services
COMMUNITY SPORTS: A store full of ski
wear, hockey equipment, sleeping bags,
jogging shoes, soccer boots, racquets of all
kinds, and dozens of other items at very attractive prices. 3615 W. Broadway.
11 - For Sale - Private
1974 ALFA ROMEO 2000 GTV. Good cond.
Must sell. $6950 obo. 738-4236.
12-STRING YAMAKI GUITAR w/case and
extra    strings,    $180.    Call    228-0093.
15 — Found
PEN FOUND Jan. 22 undergrad library. Must
identify. Prof. Ace, Henry Angus 565, Ext.
4147.
COMPLIMENTARY HAIRCUT. Have your
hair cut and styled by students under expert
supervision. Phone 733-7795.
85 — Typing
20 — Housing
I ROOM FOR FEMALE no smoker in Point
|     Grey Co-op $165 per month.  February 1
228-8541
25 — Instruction
30 — Jobs
NEED A HOUSEKEEPER, housecleaner or
babysitter. Call Maria 228-0438.
ESSAYS.  THESES.   MANUSCRIPTS,   in
eluding technical, equational, reports, letters, resumes. Bilingual. Clemy, 266-6641.
EXPERT TYPING available close to
university. Call 732-1745.
"HAVE MORE TIME for other valuable
tasks, let me handle your typing." 732-3647
after 6 p.m.
EXPERT TYPING: essays, term papers,
factums, letters, manuscripts, resumes,
theses. IBM Selectric II. Reasonable rates.
Rose 731-9857.	
TYPING: $1 per page. Legible copy. Fast,
accurate, experienced typist with IBM
Selectric. Gordon, 873-8032 (after 10 a.m.).
TYPING SERVICE for theses, correspondence, etc. Any field. French also available.
IBM Selectric. Call 736-4042.
Messages
90 - Wanted
150 — Rentals
160 — Rides
165 — Scandals
IWOTTA DEAL . . . The next GSA
Folk/ Night is on Friday Jan 29th at 8:30
p.m. In the Grad Centre Garden Room. It
only makes sense.
170 — Services
| MODE COLLEGE of barbering and
hair styling. Student hairstyle, $8.50. Body
wave, $17.00 and up. 601 W. Broadway,
874-0633.
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letters and brochures. All
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Avon, Illinois, 61415. Thursday, January 28, 1982
THE    UBYSSEY
Page 7
'Sickness' plagues TAs dispute
By KEVIN ANNETT
Someone once said that the
health of a society could only be
measured by the compassion of its
citizens. By that standard, the UBC
community is a sick body. The abject failure of faculty and students
to support the teaching assistants in
their fight for a new contract is living proof of that, if it exists at all,
the social conscience of most of us
extends not an inch past our own
nose.
The strike didn't happen after all,
but this doesn't lessen the dismal
showing by most students and
teachers, who in their majority
seemed quite prepared to cross the
TA picketline on Jan. 22. I knew of
only one professor who cancelled
his classes that day; the rest, including the "progressive" ones,
were planning to scab. Perhaps the
TA Union reached an agreement so
QfaaHngs frtrwdt Vm. it is I »9»tn. th*
Rttte bwy box. Vou'v* of court* haard of
Qr»y Owl. pramaturaly gray hair. oM gray
•mbwneM, th* dray Cup, and ottmr
mambara of th* Gray Mall of Fame. Watt,
new you'ra looking at tha grayaat of th*
grays (28 par cant to ba exact) ao hoW onto your aaat a* W tak* a voyag* through
th* ... gray iona.
Th* Qray Zona can be found In many
t^aca* on campua (usually hi tha back of
studant back.' haada. axcapt for a former
hack, • certain B.A., who had a large «*g-
mant of hia haad removed on* gray day a
couple of year* ago).
But perhaps tha biggest Gray Zone
•round exist* somewhere in th* Ubyaaay
office. Vou aaa. that Is where wa put all
d*Raou*nt staff members, especially
photographers. So listen up photogs.
8*v* yourselves a life of uncertain misery
jnthatgrayheHof purgatory where eUth*
Contact (hast* at* foggy and all tha
cttemfests burn your eyes. Drop by ths office mora often. Or well tail Rod Serling
on you.
Frunch
lessons*
T~»rw*JcA-as in Friday
F lunch. 15 classic burgers,
tons of other great stuff.
Intriguing starts, fabulous
desserts. 11:30 on-7 days a
week. Yum. 2966 W. 4th Ave.
and Bayswater.
EARN
$1200
PER MONTH
IN YOUR SPARE
TIME
Then come and
spend a little of it at
FELUNI'S
GREAT
SANDWICHES,
FABULOUS
CHEESECAKES,
CAPPUCCINOS,
ESPRESSOS,
NANAIMO BARS
Located at the back of the Village
on Campus
quickly because they knew there
was so little support among the
profs they help each day and the
students they teach; whatever the
reason, most of us played the administration's game by not aiding
our TAs when they needed us most.
What does it say about a university when its "educated" members
can so easily decide to cross a
picketline and stab others in the
back? What am I to think of professors who speak of human rights
and social change in a classroom
and then proceed to strikebreak for
the most illogical reasons? Is our
"enlightenment" merely a partner
of some blackboard, displayed during the appropriate hours and then
rubbed away at the end of the day?
Apparently.
We students have everything to
gain from a strong union for
teaching assistants. TAs mark
papers and exams, lead seminars
and often conduct classes; they're
essential to the quality of our
education. But what's their fate in
this time of cutbacks and funding
restrictions? TAs are often overworked, and, being human, are
hard pressed to keep up good standards. The result: everyone suffers.
Doesn't it only benefit students and
faculty if the TAs can improve their
workload, wages and conditions?
Before reacting in such a knee-jerk
manner to the word "strike", we
should have thought more about
the issue involved in the TA's struggle. Our failure to recognize our
organic link with TAs is myopia of
the worst sort.
I
I
I
I
APPLICATION
FOR GRADUATION
i
Application for graduation cards have now been mailed to
students registered in the graduation year of the following
degree programmes: B.A., B.F.A., B.Mus., B. Com., Lie.
Acc't., B.Ed(Elem.), B.Ed(Sec) B.Ed. (Spec), B.P.E.,
B.R.E., and B.Sc. All students who expect to graduate this
Spring are requested to complete and return both cards to the
Registrar's Office (Mrs. Anderson) as soon as possible, but
no later than February 12, 1982. Any student in the graduation year of these degree programmes who does not receive
cards in the mail should confirm with the Registrar's Office
(by phone at 228-4455) that his/her local mailing address is
correct.
Students in the graduation year of all remaining degree programmes, except Graduate Studies, may obtain their "Application for Graduation" cards from their Faculty Dean's
Office. Students on the Graduate Studies programmes may
obtain their applications from their Graduate Advisors.
"Application for Graduation" cards are also 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.
NO APPLICATION - NO DEGREE
J
AMS CONCERTS PRESENTS
What's worse, the ease with
which so many people ignored a
collective need in their own backyard is an ominous foreshadowing
of things to come. Human solidarity is the glue which holds our tangled society together; I don't mean
cerebral solidarity either, the kind
that is so easy to emit and which
vanishes like dew, but physical support for the struggle of other's.
Dissolve that glue with selfishness
and introversion and there will be
nothing left to support any of us
during the harder years to come.
University, which breeds the cult
of the individual mind in opposition
to   "the   masses,"   is   one   huge
SUB BALLROOM, U.B.C. NO MINORS
DOORS 7:30 P.M./SHOW
8:00 P.M.
GENERAL, $7. AMS $6.   TICKETS:
AMS BOX OFFICE, ALL CBO
OUTLETS
blinder that keeps out the reality of
solidarity and interdependence in
everyday life. It's this small wonder
that so few of us responded to the
TA's call for support. Today, our
quality of education may have suffered from our inaction; tomorrow,
it will be a larger issue, one whose
consequences will hurt all of us
more directly. And, if we continue
to sit on our asses as if nothing mattered, once again we will have cut
our own throats.
Kevin Arnett is an anthropology
student. Freestyle is a column of
opinion, analysis, humor and other
stuff open to Ubyssey staff
members.
NOTICE OF
ELECTION
A.M.S. Executive Election
S.U.B. Renovation Referendum
B.C. P.I.R.G. Referendum
Polls: Tues., Jan. 26-Fri., Jan.
10 a.m.-4 p.m.
29,
S.U.B.
Angus
Woodward Library
Law
Buchanan
Scarfe
Advance Polls: Mon., Jan.
5-7 p.m.
Totem Park Common Block
Place Vanier Common Block
Walter H. Gage Common Block
Poll locations and times are subject to change.
C.E.M.E.
Computer Science
Sedgewick Library
MacMillan
War Memorial Gym
25,
Ballot:
A.M.S.
PRESIDENT
FRANK, Dave
FULKER, Chris
GATES, John
A.M.S.
VICE-PRESIDENT
COMER, Gordon
STEWART, Cliff
AMS DIRECTOR
OF FINANCE
COPPING, Margaret
HOLLIS, James
PINKNEY, Alan
A.M.S.
DIRECTOR OF
ADMINISTRATION
COX, Terry
PERLMAN, Dana
A.M.S. COORDINATOR OF
EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
MENZIES. Charles SOUTHARD, Cynthia
S.U.B. RENOVATION
REFERENDUM
"Whereas there exists a need for additional space in the Student Union Building, especially for additional club offices,
meeting rooms and recreational facilities; and
Whereas the Alma Mater Society has a proposal for
renovating SUB to help meet this need; the SUB Conversation
Lounge/Unfinished Basement proposal at an estimated cost
of $346,000.00.
Be it resolved that the A.M.S. levy $10.00 per active member
per year until the debt is retired.
YES    □
NO    □
B.C. P.I.R.G. REFERENDUM
"Whereas B.C. P.I.R.G. is a society funded and controlled by
post-secondary students in B.C. and
Whereas each student who has paid the P.I.R.G. fee shall
have full membership rights in B.C. P.I.R.G., and
Whereas each student who has paid the P.I.R.G. fee shall
have the right and the opportunity to obtain a refund.
Be it resolved that the AMS request the UBC Board of Governors to levy an additional AMS fee of $3.00 per academic year
and that all monies thus obtained by the AMS be transferred
to B.C. P.I.R.G. upon receipt.
YES    □
NO    □ Page 8
THE    UBYSSEY
Thursday, January 28, 1982
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