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Array Protestors halt 'dozers
By DOUG RUSHTON
Heavy duty equipment hired to
prepare Towers Beach for an
erosion control project was
prevented from operating Monday
by protestors blocking its way.
Last week a barge unloaded a
bulldozer, loader, truck and
construction shack on the beach to
begin work on the Vancouver park
board's Point Grey cliff erosion
control project.
Monday morning a handful of
citizens stopped all work by
placing themselves in front of the
machines. The operators stopped
work, saying they would not drive
over anybody for anything.
Peter Chataway, architure 3,
and committee for the preservation of wreck beach spokesman,
said the operators were cooperative.
"They parked their machines
and phoned their company office
for further orders," he said.
The operators told The Ubyssey
they couldn't do any more work
anyway because the tide was too
high. They had been clearing the
beach of large logs in preparation
for the project.
Chataway said the committee
plans two demonstrations daily
beginning today to protest against
the project.
"We plan to stop proceedings
until resources minister Bob
Williams reveals the basis for the
decision to allocate public funds,
until the park board and Swan
Wooster Engineering reveal their
modified plans and until citizens'
demands that the beach be
preserved are satisfied," he said.
The committee also demanded
the heavy equipment be removed
from the beach within 48 hours.
"They could just leave it there
until the pressure is off and then
start over again," he said.
"Besides, it's unsightly."
The first demonstration was to
have occurred at 9 a.m. today.
Chataway said he wanted to
emphasize the importance of the
second demonstration at 1 p.m.
this afternoon.
"This is when students who are
concerned about the beach will be
able to take part in the
proceedings," he said.
Persons present at the Monday
confrontation said there were
rumors the park board may seek a
court injunction prohibiting
today's demonstration, but park
board commission Stuart Lefeaux
said Monday he had heard of no
plans for such action.
The park board has been attempting to work on the beach
since at least 1962 when it commissioned Swan Wooster to study
erosion control and submit
proposals.
In 1967, the board proposed
building a 24-foot wide paved road
around Point Grey but was
prevented from implementing the
plan by citizen protest.
The board changes its plans in
1969 to a 12-foot wide gravel walk-
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way. At that time the board applied
to the provincial government for
$420,000 to fund the project. It
never got started.
A citizen protest prevented the
board from constructing a
preliminary roadway at the
western end of Spanish Banks.
But the park board doesn't give
up easily. "We in the park board
are determined people," said
Lefeaux in March 1970. "We are
not easily deterred from our
goals."
The board kept pressing the
provincial government for funds
and in August 1973 Williams said in
a press release that the government would spend up to $350,000io
See page 8: UBYSSEY
Two hacks
receive
free beer
By BOYD McCONNELL
Alma Mater Society presidentelect Gord Blankstein and SUB
building manager Graeme Vance
have been getting free beer in the
Pit, The Ubyssey has learned.
Pit supervisor Dave Foster said
in an interview various clubs can
charge beer in the> Pit.
The Pit then debits their account
for the amount of beer they charge,
he said.
Foster said he needs advance
notice to let clubs charge beer but
"Vance and Blankstein don't".
Foster said Blankstein and Vance
can apparently charge beer for
public relation purposes.
Last Thursday Vance admitted
to charging beer tokens to his office. He said they are paid for out
of his SUB building office business
allowance.
See page 2: BLANKSTEIN
Anthrosoc head
list drawn up
Arts dean Doug Kenny has sent
the anthropology-sociology department a list of 20 applicants — all
from outside UBC — for the soon-
to-be vacant department headship,
The Ubyssey learned Monday.
In a Jan. 31 memo to anthro-soc
profs, Kenny announced the
selection committee for a new
department head, which Kenny
chairs, "has reviewed the list of
external candidates for the
department of anthropology and
sociology and now wishes to bring
the names forward to the department for consideration."
The memo invited department
members to give Kenny their
opinions of the candidates and said
a department meeting will be held
as early as possible to discuss
them.
The four-pronged candidate list
includes applicants from Canada,
the U.S. and the United Kingdom.
The memo said the first
category, comprised of five applicants, was selected by the
committee as the^most suitable for
the job. Names include Richard
Gould, John O'Neill, Wayne Suttles, Elaine Cumming and Donald
Willmott.
The memo said list B was the
group of six remaining candidates
"not judged by the committee to be
suitable candidates for the headship.
"However faculty may, if they
wish, request that any of these
persons be reconsidered," the
memo said.
List C was the group of six people
nominated for the job who declined
the offer and List D consisted of
three nominees the committee had
not yet heard from.
The memo ended asking
department members to submit
"internal" nominations and applications for the headship to
Kenny.
A copy of the memo sent to
See page 2: MEMO
—marise savaria photo
BEACH DEMONSTRATION gets underway Monday morning as committee to preserve Wreck Beach
members talk to foreman of workers preparing the beach for erosion control project. End to famed nudist
beach below Point Grey cliffs has been long debated, but Monday bulldozers went into action.
Armstrong still strong, right waits
By VAUGHN PALMER
Deputy president Bill Armstrong is still the
leading candidate to succeed president
Walter Gage, but largely by default sources
say.
Gage's term expires June 30, 1975, but the
presidential selection committee is aiming
for an unofficial target date of June this year
to announce their choice for his successor.
The committee met Friday and pared the
list of candidates to 24 from the more than 100
applications submitted.
Interestingly, none of the 11 off-campus
candidates are Americans and of the 13 UBC
possibilities, all but one — arts dean Doug
Kenny — are in the professional sciences.
To remain on the list non-UBC candidates
had to get six votes and UBC candidates three
votes in a show of hands tally of the 24 committee members.
The strongest show of hands went to Armstrong but Kenny, agriculture dean Michael
Shaw, pharmacy dean Bernard Riedel and
chemistry head Charles McDowell drew
support from conservative factions.
Sources said most off-campus candidates
are relative unknowns and drew noncommittal support from committee members.
Missing from the list, although nominations
are still being accepted, were prominent
candidates mentioned in the early stage of the
committee's existence, last summer:
*Commerce prof John Young, former head
of the federal prices and incomes commission
and Point Grey legislature member Pat
McGeer, a psychiatry prof and former
provincial Liberal leader, were both dropped
because of their Liberal party connections,
sources say;
*Walter Young, University of Victoria
political science head and former UBC poli
science head, and Phil White,  Bronfman
Bulldozer bout
The latest bout in the battle of people vs.
bulldozers is scheduled for Wednesday.
A public meeting to save the endowment
lands will be held at 8 p.m. Wednesday at
John Oliver high school, 41st at Fraser.
In early February housing minister Lome
Nicholson said a development plan for the
lands would be drawn up around housing and
parkland priorities.
Nicholson refused to say when any an*
nouncement of plans cbuld be expected but
said the provincial government is in no hurry
to develop the area.
executive and former commerce head, were
never considered prominently because they
left UBC, sources said;
"University of Alberta president Freddy
Carrothers, a former alumnus, was dropped
when he accepted a national research council
posting;
"Science dean George Volkoff, also a
committee member, took himself out of
consideration, but has indicated privately he
will accept a draft;
Still prominent among off-campus candidates, though it isdifficult to gauge support,
are Carleton University prof Pauline Jewett,
a former Liberal party member of
Parliament, and currently a New Democratic
Party member, and McGill University prof
Paul Lin, one of Canada's foremost China
experts.
Neither is given a great chance at the job,
however, and Jewett is also a prominent
candidate for Simon Fraser University
president.
Sources say Armstrong remains the front
runner and unless a dark horse emerges from
the off-campus possibilities he will probably
keep that position.
He seems to hold the position largely
because he is the least controversial of the
See page 5: ARMSTRONG Page 2
THE      U BYSSEY
Tuesday, March 5, 1974
Blankstein charges tokens
From page 1
However, he added, "when an
architect comes to my office, for
instance, if he is doing something
for the Pit, I'll take him down and
give him a beer."
He also said he didn't doubt that
other clubs charged beer for the
same purpose.
When  Blankstein,  who   is   this
year's  AMS   vice-president,   was
asked if he charged Pit tokens he
replied:
"No, I don't."
However, he admitted he gives
20 tokens to the bands which play in
the Pit on weekends.
But the Pit source maintained
Blankstein charged 50 tokens last
Monday. "I saw Vance about to
pay cash for 50 tokens on Monday;
then Blankstein came up to him
and said 'It's too much trouble'.
Then he went into the back room "
the source said.
The source said Blankstein took
the tokens into a Pit back room
where chits are normally signed
and emerged later without paying
cash for them at the time.
Blankstein was not actually seen
signing a chit and no record of the
purchase has surfaced yet,
although last Monday's Pit
receipts have not been turned into
the AMS business office.
A check of the students' council,
special events and Pit ledgers
Monday showed Blankstein has
charged beer to council other than
the 20 tokens to bands which he
previously admitted.
The records show Blankstein
charged two cases of beer Jan. 26
on a chit signed by him. And, a
second chit showed Vance had
signed for two cases of beer as
well.
AMS treasurer John Wilson said
Monday: "I've never seen any of
these" chits.
However, he added as signing
officer for the AMS he couldn't see
everything otherwise he would be
inundated with paper work.
The records show two cases of
beer went to Vance's office but
they were charged to Blankstein's
vice-presidential office.
Foster said the AMS executive
sometimes phones down to the Pit
Sundays and have several cases of
beer sent up.
He added: "Of course, we don't
know what they are using it for
(personal consumption, business
relations, or other)."
Memo info hidden
From page 1
The Ubyssey showed Gould and
Suttles   are   U.S.   citizens   and
O'Neill    is    from    the    United
Kingdom.
Kenny told The Ubyssey the
memo he sent out did not contain
any such information, and declined
to give any further information
about the candidates.
Kenny said the list of external
candidates was completed before
the opening of internal
nominations and applications for
the benefit of the department
members.
"People like to look at outsiders
first," Kenny said. "There might
be several people here toying with
the idea of throwing their hat in the
ring, but they want to see who's
already applied from outside."
Kenny said the position had been
advertised "all over the place",
including the magazine University
Affairs and various anthropological-sociological publications.
An ad for the headship appeared
in the January issue of University
Affairs, which said the position
would   be   open   until   July.
He Opened up the north with baling wire, canvas and courage—
and maybe the thought of Old Style Beer waiting when he made
it back home. Old Style has logged a lot of miles and quenched
a lot of thirsts since way-back-then; and it tastes just as good
today. Slow-brewed and naturally aged for men who appreciate
the down-to-earth flavour of an honest, old-time beer. Try it.
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Vancouver at UBC during August 19-29 requires the
services of
MULTILINGUAL
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to provide information and assistance to the participants. Language fluency, initiative and personality
are important. Application forms may be obtained
from the I CM office in Room 222C, Mathematics
Building. The completed forms should be returned by
March 15th, although a few late applications may be
considered. The rate of pay will be $3.00-4.00 an
hour depending on qualifications.
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Students
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ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
of the
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THE       UBYSSEY
Page 3
Director stresses art of living.
joy of experience
By GEOFF HANCOCK
"Architecture is concerned with two
things: the art of living and the joy of experience," says Henry Elder, director of
UBC's architecture school.
The Commonwealth Association of Architects has called the school "unique in the
English-speaking world." The school,
housed in the Frederick Lasserre building,
is filled with cork, cardboard and wooden
cubicles constructed by the students.
"School should be a 'no place' where
students create their own environment. A
barn is better than a highly finished building
which restricts their activities," says Elder.
"It is extremely important that students
have the opportunity for creating one's own
environment."
12 years as director
Elder, 65, retires in June after 12 years as
school director. No successor has been
chosen.
Elder was born in Salford, Lancashire, England in 1909.
"Salford means crossing of the river by
Russians, but there never were any
Russians there," he said in his sunlit office
on Lasserre's fourth floor.
Elder currently lives in North Vancouver
in a old settler's cottage, modernized on the
banks of the Seymour River.
He was educated in Manchester and is a
Fellow in the Royal Institute of British
Architects. He served his apprenticeship in
England then began teaching in London in
1950 at the Architectural Institute.
After a period as vice-principal of London's Hammersmith School of Building Arts
and Crafts, he went to Ithaca, New York to
head the graduate program at Cornell
University.
In 1962 he succeeded Frederick Lasserre
as director of UBC's School of Architecture.
Elder came to Vancouver because he says
it's the meeting place between the Orient
and the Occident.
"Vancouver is unique because contact
with the rest of Canada over the Rockies is
slight. Contact with the U.S. is minimal. But
contact by water with the Orient is
culturally strong.
East West meet
"I'm intrigued by this. My particular
attitudes of thinking and reasoning embody
both the Orient and the Occident."
When asked how this influences architecture, Elder replied:
"Architecture has to be organic and this
province mades a particular contact with its
indigenous art."
Elder is convinced this contact will be
reflected in the Vancouver of the future.
"Our students will break through the international style.
"What we're concerned with in the
student body is to ask the appropriate
questions. These questions will enable the
students to think about the problems to be
solved.
"At the same time the students must not
lose sight of their real purpose in changing
civilization."
Elder noted that the real problems are in
living, learning and religion.
"There are no real answers to these
fundamental questions."
When Elder was appointed in 1962 he was
concerned with understanding what architecture could be in the future.
ELDER ...
retires in June
"The future of architecture is a sort of
widening of the discipline. Not in terms of
building but in terms of man's environment.
"For instance, if an environment is inspiring it has served its purpose.
"At the risk of being hackneyed, the
development of sensual response is the
service of architecture."
Elder used the example of the medieval
church. Music to hear, incense to smell,
color and pageantry to see, the chalice and
rosary to touch, the singing voice.
"All these things occur at the same time.
All the senses are used. This then is the real
meaning of architecture, the excitement of
the senses. The more senses excited the
more successful the work is."
In trying to understand what architecture
could be, Elder says he had to find a means
of implementing his views in the school. He
used a number of methods to develop a
creative sense in the students.
"Students come in from the arts, sciences
and engineering with a first degree. Those
from arts one usually have the most flexible
of minds.
"One of the problems faced in admitting
these people is that their creative senses
have been dulled. Our first object is to really
probe and give them the opportunity to
develop1 critical ability.
"This is done by means of workshops in
August. Here all sorts of exciting innovative
things are done."
Previous classes have gone camping on a
glacier and on a barge in English Bay. This
summer's workshop was spent on Mayne
Island and in Ocean Falls.
"The influence of this was considerable.
Faculty and students are together. This is
extremely important. As a result, school is
not a new experience but a continuation of a
previous one."
Operation problems
Elder said, however, that other schools
found difficulty in putting this into
operation.
"Universities have to choose between a
system and a process. The university
system is learning and regurgitation. But a
process is indefinite. One can't really
determine what comes out at the other end."
Elder used the analogy of writing. The
difference between  a  newspaper and  a
creative work of literature is simply inspiration versus information.
"The university has to start thinking more
in terms of admitting there are two systems.
The trouble is, it's easier to deal with things
you can prove than with things that are
plausible."
Other methods are also used in the school.
Ten years ago the school was turned over to
the students for a week in the spring term.
"From this we could find out what
students wanted to do. They always went out
to town.
"For example, Beulah Mission was one of
their favorites. Because it was a 'no place' it
could become a 'place'. Things were done to
the inside in a playful manner. Then the
educational process was reversed.
"The faculty became the students. The
spirit of this spring adventure has been with
us for a number of years."
Elder emphasizes that the school is
democratic.
"Students are represented on all committees with equal representation. This was
brought about years before it became official with the senate."
Has there been any opposition to any of
this?
Opposition seen
"Oh yes, thank God. There was opposition
from within the school and from the
profession. The school wanted clarification
of my ideas and the profession complained
they had to take over and continue the
training which the school did not provide."
The students have been in favor for the
most part, Elder said, but this runs in
cycles.
"Are students seeking to know how or
why? Pfesent students want to know how.
"Whether or not this is suitable is another
question," Elder said.
This week the school is staging an anti-
trek, a reversal of the 1922 Great Trek when
students marched from downtown to Point
Grey urging the provincial government to
build the UBC campus there. Some students
in architecture feel the need to "go into the
living tissues of the city were the architectural milieu is."
Elder said this has been a problem in the
school for many years.
"My position is that the school should be
where the action is. So far the school hasn't
gone downtown because this a graduate
school."
Elder was referring to faculty divisions
regarding the "spirit of the spring adventure."
"The school wanted contact with other
disciplines. But architecture is concerned
with human beings and their problems."
What changes have come about in the
school?
"The most significant change is that the
school has been concerned with understanding architecture rather than the
production of architects.
Confidence sought
''Although 80 per cent of our students go
into architecture professionally we hope to
bring about the realization that if you understand the subject you become confident
and want to apply it."
What about complaints about the school
facilities?
"Desks used to be fast to the floor. Highly
regimented. Students came from the huts
and tore them up. They developed their own
environment of cork and cardboard."
This year's group of students is the best
ever, Elder said, because of their diverse
backgrounds and acuity of minds.
"Architecture hasn't a body of knowledge.
It's what is brought to it that's important
and the ability of a person to be formative in
this thinking. This is where architecture
differs from other analytic systems."
Elder also noted there has been an increase of women in the school. Enrolment
now is 20 women and 150 men in the school.
"Not great compared with the profession
in Greece which has 60 per cent (women
architects), but large as far as Canada is
concerned. Women have not been
discouraged at the university level but
sometimes by the level of the profession
itself because of male prejudice. This is
rapidly disappearing."
The school has had a "fair" influence on
Vancouver, he said,
"On a big scale Gastown was one of the
school projects done by students who
worked with merchants in the early '60s.
"The awareness of False Creek was
brought about by the school.
"On a smaller level students have built
day care centres and designed and built
playgrounds in the Opportunity for Youth
programs."
No unemployment
Elder says there is no unemployment for
school graduates but this varies because the
profession "is a thermometer of economic
rise and fall."
"At the moment, everybody is busy."
Is architecture a monument to the self?
"I don't think in this way at all. The
reason I left practice was to consider some
of the long term changes of architecture."
Elder said no director should serve more
than five years.
"A 12-year appointment has great
pressures. The appointment is both
rewarding and not. There are pressures
from many sides. The university has
changed a great deal. Any professional is
under pressures from within. Both students
and faculty."
Elder serves on the architectural advisory
board in Ottawa and West Cana Centre in
Regina. He also serves on Architectural
Institute Council of B.C. by appointment of
the B.C. lieutenant-governor.
What about charges that architecture is
serving only the affluent society? Less than
eight per cent of this country can afford an
architecturally designed home.
"This is changing. Architects now have
public advisory system. The Urban Design
Centre is where people can go for architectural advice.
"There has been a tremendous response
within the last four years. Architecture is
more a public service and this is the
direction architecture will take in the
future."
Retirement plans?
"I'm going to build a house three miles
from Ganges on Saltspring Island. I have a
little parcel of land there. The future? That
takes care of itself." Page 4
THE       UBYSSEY
Tuesday, March 5, 1974
Beach blanket
bingo played
They have finally done it.
After all these years of talking about falling buildings, ruined
cliffs and erosion slope gradients they've finally moved in the
bulldozers and started ruining Towers (Wreck) Beach.
They happen to be: Construction Cartage Ltd., being paid to do
the dirty deed; Swan Wooster Engineering who planned it; the
Vancouver park board who put them up to it; the provincial
government who bankrolled the mess; the university who went along
with it.
Armed with $350,000 in provincial money, 'they' plan to spend
the next few months carefully ruining thre last natural beach in the
Vancouver area.
'They' will do this by spreading tons and tons of tiny stones all
over the nice sand.
Surely there are cheaper ways to ruin a beach.
Of course the defenders of the scheme, namely 'they' will reply
that the beach must be ruined or the Point Grey cliffs will fall down.
Cliffs have been falling down for centuries, so you may well ask
why 'they' have gotten so upset over the tumbledown behavior of this
particular species of bluff.
Well, it seems that maybe, perhaps, possibly 'who knows', the
cliffs will one day fall down to the point where certain key campus
structures will tumble merrily into the sea.
These buildings include Cecil Green house, Cecil Green house
and Cecil Green house.
Considering that Cecil Green house is almost as old as the cliffs,
we might do well to ask whether its possible destruction might not
outweigh that of the beach.
Of course there is also a nasty rumor that the grounds - not the
buildings mind you but the grounds - of the as yet to be constructed
Museum of Man might also have to be sacrificed to the demon
Erosion.
However, everyone from the provincial government to the arts
undergraduate society preferred the university locate the museum
somewhere other than its current clifftop site. Thus there is no reason
why the beach should be sacrificed to the university's stubbornness.
There is no reasonable excuse for ruining the beach.
The plan should be seen as another in a line of Swan
Wooster-inspired stupidities to put something, anything, on top of the
beach.
First it was a six-lane highway, then a concrete breakwater, then
a service road, now a sand and gravel blanket - no beach blanket
jokes please.
Engineering consultants freely admit the SAGB, to use the
acronym, might not work, "but what the hell, might as well give it a
try."
The time for being reasonable with these people has long since
passed.
The misguided scheme to build a road along the beach a few
years ago was thwarted by a group of citizens who laid down in front
of the bulldozers.
It looks like somebody will have to do that again.
One p.m. today between the towers on Towers Beach.
Free beer
Memo to all Alma Mater Society members:
Your new president, Gord Blankstein, and paid bureaucrat
building manager Graeme Vance have inaugurated a program of free
beer in the Pit for all their buddies.
As a fee-paying society member you're picking up the tab so why
not cash in?
Drop by the AMS exec offices 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., or the Pit 4 p.m.
to midnight and ask for Gord or Graeme.
"Free, free beer for all the "
THEUmSfr
MARCH 5, 1974
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.
Co-editors: Vaughn Palmer, Michael Sasges
Today marks the third anniversary of the great assigning of the wreck
beach story. Surprisingly, considering the lead time, the story only came in
five hours after deadline which isn't bad.
"Are you trying to be sarcastic," asked Lesley and Mark and Doug
and Michael and Marise and Larry and Jake and Jake (forget him last time)
and Boyd and Boyd (didn't forget him but he's big and likes to see his
name in print) and Ralph and Rick and Alan and Ryon and Sue and
especially Gary.
"Me?" replied Vaughn.
Letters
'Puppet'
writes
An open letter to the members of
the arts undergraduate society.
Dear Fellow Members:
I suppose that a few of you read
the news report in the Thursday
Ubyssey headlined "Arts reps
elected by mail" with the second
page teaser "Profs get student".
Now before you go jumping to any
conclusions, I want to make a few
things perfectly clear.
In this report, the true nature of
our elected representatives is
revealed to us — puppets of the
faculty, probably chosen through
Mr. Parnell's tampering with the
mail in ballots. I think, then, that
we should compliment Doug
Rushton, who gleaned this important information from the rest
of the verbal trash he obtained in
his interviews with-them. His interpretive abilities are well
developed; he should be a drama
critic.
For example, perceptive
economics students will now catch
undertones of flippant indifference
in the policies of their representative, Kathleen Luscher. After all,
anyone who would call the boycott
"pretty silly". ... As for Mr.
Bailey of history, anyone can tell
that he never intended to represent
the history students and a remark
like "I don't consider the AUS representative of student opinion"
proves it. Of course the 400 or so
psychology students who voted for
Rod Borrie were shocked to
discover that what made him "feel
accepted" at last Monday's
meeting was getting patted on the
head by three faculty members.
The turncoat!
I thought the headline "Profs get
student" most appropriate to
Gordon Long. (Aside from the
sexual connotations — you know
what they're like in that theatre).
Did you know that two faculty
members actually expressed
personal approval of his
nomination? How can someone like
that put up a proper fight for our
rights? Besides, anyone who uses a
word like "tokenistic" must be
some kind of a nut.
However I must admit that
Rushton missed one comment
made — that, as a group, arts
students have the reputation for a
less-than-enthusiastic approach to
campus politics, at least at the
AUS level. Of course he was quite
right to leave it out. That line of
reasoning could lead to the conclusion that some of those 12
departments who elected no reps
could have done so, not out of
support for the boycott, but (oh,
shame) out of (oh scandal)
neglect!!! Well done, Doug.
But do not despair, my compatriots. Think of all the boring
time those puppets will have to
spend on useless committees such
as curriculum development and
evaluation and improvement of
teaching, leaving us with time to
worry about the real problems
facing us — like how to get anyone
to vote in AUS elections.
Gordon Long
arts 7
Destruction
The last natural beach in Vancouver is being destroyed right
now. This weekend I spotted two
machines on Towers Beach near
the north gun tower. And Monday
morning the work was started to
cover the last remaining piece of
nature with eight feet of sand and
gravel.
I urge every student who cares
about this secluded beach to come
down at 1 p.m. today to stop this
senseless destruction. This is the
last chance to save Towers Beach.
Let us fight to preserve this last
natural retreat. See you at the
bottom of the trail, Tuesday at one.
Dirk Visser
arts 4
Cheating
Homosexuals are cheating
themselves. The Bible speaks very
forcefully on this subject. Those
who are interested can check
Leviticus 20:13; Romans 1:26, 27;
and 1 Corinthians 6:9, 10.
I do not believe Gay people are to
be looked down on. If more people
had warmth and understanding for
them, I feel there would be fewer
gay people and they would not have
such a struggle resolving the
relationship they want to have with
both sexes.
Lincoln Harvey
commerce 2
Readers review
movie critic
Having just returned from Never-Never Land, I find myself
sorely perplexed.
Where was the crooning cricket, Jimminey? (Only in Pinnochio.)
Also, there was no parrot and no kissing scene between Hook and
the croc. (Oh, ratsie-poo!)
While Eric Ivan Berg writes incredibly creative and well-worded
reviews, I wonder in this case if he had seen Peter Pan before the
Page Friday press deadline. Perhaps if he had, he wouldn't have
written solely about the film's saccharine-quality fantasy. Instead,
he might have pointed out the sexist (Peter Pan, the 'hero') and
racist ("What makes an Indian red?" lowpoints. of an otherwise
mildly funny piece of cartoon celluloid.
P.S. Captain Hook was the Good Guy!
Ted McPherson
architecture
The next time your psuedo movie critic Eric Ivan Berg
"reviews" a movie (Peter Pan on Friday) I suggest he first view
the movie. I don't mean to be picky, but for one thing, the character
Jimmy Cricket does not even appear in the movie — that's almost
as ridiculous as saying Mickey Rooney starred in Walking Tall!
Second the movie was first released in 1952, not "circa 1956" as
Berg suggests. Any movie critic, regardless of his personal
opinions, should at least check out certain facts about a film before
attempting to inform his audience about it.
The superficiality and repetitiveness of the article is further
indication that the writer has not seen the movie, at least not in the
last 10 or 15 years! A familiar method of writing when trying to
meet newspaper deadlines.
DaveBuckna
education 4 Tuesday, March 5, 1974
THE       UBYSSEY
Page 5
'Action research* outlined
Learning OK for society
By MARK BUCKSHON
"Save a soul Mission", a
geodosic dome model and a black
cardboard silhouette of city
skyscrapers were the backdrops.
The speaker was planner and
futurist Eric Frisk.
And the listeners — about 250
attending a planning conference
sponsored by UBC's school of
community and regional planning
— heard hopeful and idealistic
ideas fusing the stage backdrops to
Watergate, Peking, the Arab oil
magnates and new industrial cooperative movements.
Frisk outlined his concept of
"action research" which,
represents an ongoing and
democratically structured learning process suitable for the rapid
changes of post-industrial society.
This "transformed planning
theory" emphasizes appreciation
rather than instrumentalism,
people rather than numbers and is
adoptive to changing conditions
through a "feedback for analysis
and correction."
Its base lies in the "grassroots"
of multiple interest groups successfully inter-reacting rather
than competing with each other.
Frisk emphasized the need to go
from "machinery principles" to
life principles.
"The  primary   part   of   social
systems are men. The basic issue
then is whether they enhance or
debase human life.
"Planning is a system of human
action," he said. Planners can
either be concerned with
"results", "immediate outcomes",
or they can think ahead to the
"consequences", the complex and
long range effects of their
decisions.
"The first duty of the planner is
to consider the consequences in
what ought to be done," he said.
He said the new planning
techniques have become essential
in post industrial society where
society is in a "turbulent field"
with underlying concepts and
living patterns changing as rapidly
as the numerical and machinistic
institutions on top.
Because "in turbulant fields,
dissimilar organizations tend to
become positively correlated" the
planners should recognize the
value of bring variety into social
systems increases."
For example, instead of India's
green revolution, planners should
look at China where "each commune takes care to produce
variety of its own facilities," he
said.
And to the variety increasing is
naturally "anti-bureaucratic" he
said.
He suggested anti-bureaucratic
and variety increasing activities
are represented in Norwegian
industrial democracy where "both
managers and workers have
collaborated with the designs in
planning."
Other examples are in industrial
plants where workers complete
projects in work teams rather than
through the tedious assembly lines,
he said.
He also said in society a diverse
set of groups can successfully
inter-react to resolve such issues
as population growth, ecology and
the energy crisis.
The new social consciousness is,
however, not necessarily confined
only to members of the counter
cultures "most of whom are near
primitive," he said.
Likewise, it does not necessarily
need to be restricted to "young
people before their mid-life crisis."
"A vanguard of the older is
necessary as well as of the
younger," he said.
"We must learn to walk through
walls — a strategy which fits the
new electronic age."
He offered additional examples
of the new inter-action between
diverse groups suitable for the
future. "Three hospitals in a
community each specialize in one
major service while retaining their
own independence."
And   the   British   and   French
governments collaborate on the
English Channel railway tunnel
project, the Russian and American
atomic scientists work together on
advanced atomic theory and Aran
oil countries noted for their feuding
qualities set up a common "oil
bank in Cairo."
He said the new "negotiated
order" he was advocating would
require acceptance of interdependence rather than competitiveness.
Also man would have to allow
some surrender of his sovreignty
and should aim for "the discovery
of the self rather than pursuit of the
ego."
"The national state with political
boundaries is less important than
cultural identity," he said.
These ideas might be unattainable if man "lacks security to
tolerate pluralism," he said.
"Individuals and nation states
would have to surrender their
power."
Frick said he felt small and
advanced countries like those in
Scandinavia could be excellent
"laboratories for social innovation" and in fact were the ones
practicing the industrial
democracy methods he outlined in
his speech.
Armstrong, 59, accessible,
ready to represent UBC
From page 1
UBC candidates and because he's
made the fewest enemies in his rise
to the top.
The 59-year-old former applied
science dean is relatively accessible to students and public and
a quick look at his file indicates he
has been called on in the past to
represent the university's position
to the public.
But since no public relations
candidates like Gage have come
forward, Armstrong's main forte is
his low profile. As one committee
member said: "How can anyone
intensely dislike Armstrong. He's a
nothing."
One committee source held out
the possibility that conservative
forces on the committee are biding
their time until the right moment
when they will unite behind one of
the right-wing candidates.
McDowell is considered a strong
possibility as he was nominated by
a number of prominent campus
conservatives.
But the consensus of committee
members was that McDowell and
Kenny have made too many
enemies with their oppressive
policies.
As well, the appointment of
either would infuriate students and
progressives, both strong factors
in the NDP government opinion of
any appointee.
Progressive committee forces
have lobbied for two UBC
professors, geology head H. R.
Wynne-Edwards — geology has the
highest proportional student
representation on campus — and
physics prof Eric Vogt, a.
prominent planner of the Tri-
University Meson Facility.
But sources assume the committee will opt for the centre in any
final selection.
So far not much lobbying has
been done for Armstrong but as
one source said "he sort of
overhangs everything".
But sources also say discussion
has been more open in recent
meetings and eventually debate on
major candidates will ensue.
The committee will meet twice
more this month to narrow the list
to about five UBC and five off-
campus candidates.
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THE       UBYSSEY
Tuesday, March 5, 1974
Tween classes
TODAY
GERMAN CLUB
Final arrangements for ski-weekend.
Film: Bergajhr am Watzmann and
newsreel, noon, International House
402.
UBCKCC
Executive meeting, noon, SUB 205.
PRO-LIFE
Meeting, noon, SUB 215.
MUSIC     UNDERGRADUATE     SOCIETY
Music Week: Informal student recitals, noon, SUB conversation pit,
IRC lounge and music building recital hall.
PRE-MEDICAL SOCIETY
Meeting on community practice:
rural and urban medicine, noon,
IRC 1.
HISTORY STUDENTS ASSOCIATION
Lecture: Western youth and eastern
religion, Or. F. Lehmann, noon,
Buchanan 2225.
STUDENT LIBERALS
Discussion, noon, SUB 211.
BIOSCI ASSOCIATION
Course evaluation questionnaire, in
biology classes.
SAVE THE BEACH
Demonstration to stop bulldozers
from tearing up Wreck Beach, 1
p.m., bottom of the path between
the towers on Wreck beach.
WEDNESDAY
ANANDA MARGA OF UBC
Free introductory class in yoga
postures, meditation and other techniques to increase self-awareness,
3:30-5:30 p.m., SUB 215.
GERMAN CLUB
Skating party, 7:30 p.m., Thunderbird Rink.
CUE
Speaker: Betsy McDonald on
employment orientation for
women, noon, Mildred Brock room.
Brock Hall.
UBC PROGRESSIVE
CONSERVATIVE CLUB
Meeting, noon, SUB 215.
UKRAINIAN CLUB
Meeting, noon, SUB 213.
ONTOLOGY
Ron Polack speaks on "Freeing
yourself", noon, Buchanan 216.
Hot flashes
Committee
to meet
The ad hoc committee on
Alma Mater Society decentralization will meet 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday
chambers.
in  the  AMS  council
If no interested people show
up, the committee will be dissolved chairman Rick Knowlan
said.
MUSIC
UNDERGRADUATE SOCIETY
Music week: Informal student recitals, noon, SUB conversation pit,
IRC lounge, Music Building recital
hall.
CHRISTIAN SCIENCE ORG.
Open meeting, noon, SUB clubs
lounge.
PHILOSOPHY STUDENTS UNION
General   meeting,  noon,   Buchanan
3259.
NEWMAN CATHOLIC
Clean-up meeting, noon, St. Mark's
College.
THURSDAY
MUSIC
University concert band; Paul Douglas and Stephen Henriekson, noon.
Old Auditorium.
PRE-VET CLUB
General meeting, noon, MacMillan
160.
ANTHRO-SOC UNDERGRAD UNION
Short films: The Ballad of Crowf
oot, Who Were the Ones, "People
Might Laugh at Us, These are my
people, noon, IRC 1.
CCF
Film on Israel, Dr. J. Hodges, noon,
Buchanan 205.
FRIDAY
MUSIC »
University Concert Band, 8 p.m.,
Old auditorium.
CAMPUS CRUSADE
FOR CHRIST
AGAPE life meeting, 7:30 p.m.,
SUB 215.
YOUNG SOCIALISTS
The class struggle in Argentina today, speakers: Alberto Cral, SFU;
John Steele, League for Socialist
Action, 8 p.m., 1208 Granville'St.
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TKB CATKOUC Women's League
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38th and Cartier, on Thursday,
7th  March,  from  6  to  9  p.m.
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SPOR TS
—larry manulak photo
SPRING TRAINING HAS OPENED for UBC Thunderbirds football team". Holdovers from last year's team
practise on field outside War Memorial gym in full gear. First scrimmage of year was a game of touch won by
two guys in foreground over other guys.
Swim team lugs
the mail home
Neither lack of money, poor swimming times nor confusion deterred
the swimming team this year.
Following the tradition of UBC swim team, this year's edition came
second in the women's and tied for third in the men's events. Coach Jack
Pomfret said, "They swam very well."
Although he said the team didn't have a chance to finish first because
of lack of numbers he said he felt the team did extremely well to finish
where they did.
Pomfret said, "George Smith was outstanding." Smith, the coach of
the men's team was chosen along with Toronto's freestyle sprinter Jim
Adams, as the oustanding male competitor.
Smith picked up three first, in the 100 metre butterfly, and the 200 and
400 metre individual medleys. In the medleys he set new Canadian
Intercollegiate Athletic Union records. He clocked 4.16.77 in the 400
metre, beating the old record by eight seconds. In the 200 metre he
swam 1.59.4, beating the old mark of 2.00.3. Smith also anchored the 400
metre freestyle relay which defeated Alberta for a second place finish.
The relay included Rick Gustavson, Paul Sabist'on and Robert Kell.
The 400 metre medley relay of Smith, Saboston, Kell and Steve
Norbury also captured second.
Other standings in the events were Norbury placing third in the 200
metre breastroke and fourth in the 100 metre breastroke.
Sabiston placed fourth in the 200 metre individual medley, sixth in the
400 individual medley and twelfth in the 100 metre backstroke.
Gustavson finished fifth in the 50 metre freestyle, seventh in the 200
metre freestyle and seventh in the 100 metre freestyle.
Robert Kell finished eighth in the 100 metre fly, ninth in the 50 metre
freestyle and twelfth in the 100 metre freestyle.
The men's team finished tied for third with the University of Alberta,
behind the Universities of Toronto and Waterloo.
The women's team finished second behind the University of Alberta.
Pat Gilmore won the 200 metre backstroke with a Canada West record
of 2.16.48, the old mark being 2.20.2. Gilmore also won the 100 metre
backstroke and finished third in the 100 metre freestyle.
Jeanne Warren took third in the 400 metre freestyle, 50 and 100 metre
butterfly.
Karen James was third in the 200 metre freestyle, fourth in the 200
metre individual medley and fifth in the 50 metre freestyle.
The UBC 400 metre medley relay team of Gilmore, Warren and Susan
Routtu beat the University of Alberta for the gold medal.
Kathy Hall won fourth place in the one and three metre diving.
Eileen Finnegan, Susan Barnett and Susan Pouttu qualified for
consoldation finals in the 100 metre freestyle, 400 metre freestyle and
200 metre breastroke respectively.
Sporis flashes
Hotkey finally
scores
The Thunderbirds finally made it
to number one.
At least, one of them did.
Captain Brian DeBiasio was one
vote short of unanimous selection
to left wing on Canada West's
hockey all star first team, it was
announced Tuesday.
DeBiasio was fifth in scoring this
season, with 14 goals and 10 assists
in 18 games.
Defenceman Arnie Pederson,
selected to the second team, was
the only other Bird who made all
star.
The Birds finished 9-9 in third
place this year and missed the
playoffs, so their poor all star
showing was no surprise.
First place University of Calgary
Dinosaurs   placed   defencemen
John Jenkins, Gord Engele, right
winger Rick Hindmarch and
centre Tom Wiseman.
Kevin Migneault was chosen
goalie from the last place
University of Saskatchewan
Huskies.
Basketball
UBC won yet another Canada
West championship Friday.
This time it was the women's
Thunderbird basketball team
which brought a pennant here.
They defeated the University of
Saskatchewan Huskiettes twice,
61-54 Friday and 56-49 Saturday to
take the league championship.
They finished the year with- a
record of 18 wins and two losses.
Liz Silcott, with 18 points Friday
and 19 Saturday with rookie Carol
Turney who potted 14 points Friday
and 16 Saturday, were the standouts for UBC.
Badminton
UBC improved considerably
over last year's performance but
failed to finish higher than third as
the University of Lethbridge took
the Canada West Badminton
championships for the second
consecutive year.
The team won 16 matches this
year compared to none last time
around. Beryl Wikstrom placed
second in the number two singles
event after putting up a good
showing against nationally-ranked
Lesley May of the University of
Calgary.
Maureen Chen and Georgina
Barthrop were the best doubles
team from UBC, coming close to
winning against top competition.
Coach Sharon Whittaler was
more than satisfied with the results
and sees a higher placing next
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THE       UBYSSEY
Tuesday, March 5, 1974
Quiet area for residences
By JAKE van der KAMP
UBC's residences next year will have a quiet area
where strict rules on visiting hours and noise will be
enforced ... if students want.
Housing head Leslie Rohringer said Monday the
area will consist of one or two houses depending how
many students want it and will run on a trial basis for
a year.
"We've had far more complaints about noise this
year than other years," Rohringer said. "We plan to
send letters to students offering them this option for a
year as a trial."
Rohringer said the area will not be a return to the
university taking care of students in the place of
parents, although he admitted he expects parents to
pressure their children into applying for one of the
"quiet" dorms.
"The frosh will probably be choosing according to
what their parents dictate," he said.
Rohringer said the stricter rules will be enforced
by house advisors and res fellows.
He said he doesn't expect other dorms to be any
more noisy than they now are if the quiet dorms are
instituted.
The idea of creating the quiet dorms came up at a
meeting of the president's advisory committee on
residence Thursday.
The committee, which is only an advisory body,
consists of five students, six administration members
and Rohringer.
At the meeting, the five faculty members present
all voted in favor of quiet dorms and three students
•voted against it. The other two students, who come
from Acadia Camp, abstained.
Greg Nicholson, a student member and a liaison
officer in Gage towers, said he views the vote as a
desire on the part of conservative committee
members to return to "the good old days."
"The 'in loco parentis' idea is indefinitely there in
the minds of some members of the committee," he
said.
Nicholson said the committee members who voted
in favor were probably less conservative than they
wanted to be, fearing greater student opposition.
He said that while the committee wants to give
students more options by tightening rules in one area,
they should also relax them in other areas.
"They don't advocate more freedom, for instance,
in complete co-ed living," he said.
"But I think it's all rather pointless myself, since
we were only voting on something in principle."
However administration committee member
Joyce Searcy, the acting dean of women, disagreed
with Nicholson's assessment.
"The way student residences are progressing
there is only one life style," she said.
"Not all students live by the same norm. There
should be a possibility of different life styles."
Stephen Mochnacki, president of the Totem Park
residents' association said there was definitely some
concern among committee members about the
university's parental role-playing.
He said liberalized residence rules will meet with
opposition from the university.
"When Gage towers went co-educational some
faculty, including the dean of women, held a meeting
deploring what happened," he said.
The current limits on residence visiting hours are
until midnight on week days and until 2:30 a.m. on
weekends. Excessive noise is controlled by a floor rep
who may warn the offending person. If the noise
continues it is treated by a standards committee
which may ask the student to post a bond which will
be lost if he or she continues being disruptive.
Rohringer said students do not closely adhere to
the rules.
He said before 1967, men were allowed in women's
dorms one Sunday a month from 1 to 5 p.m. But the
doors had to be open at least four inches so dons and
res fellows could peak in.
Ubyssey knows more than board
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stop the Point Grey cliff erosion.
The government said this is a "one
time only" allocation of funds.
The release also said the
allocation was contingent upon six
conditions which the park board
and UBC had already agreed to.
The conditions include retaining as
much of the natural state of the
beach as possible, planting of
natural vegetation on the cliff face,
focussing shoreline access on
selected natural trails and UBC
construction of wells to reduce the
danger of erosion due to subsurface seepage.
Lefeaux said Monday he would
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The Ubyssey wishes to correct
and retract its statement on page 8
of the Feb. 26 issue that French
head Larry Bongie said the arts
undergraduate society was "too
irresponsible."
Since publication, The Ubyssey
has learned Bongie did not make
such a remark.
We regret any inconvenience our
incorrect statement caused
Bongie
not comment on the park board's
actions in the area'.'The Ubyssey
probably knows more about the
(government's) conditions than I
do."
A press release issued by the
UBC administration Dec. 6 said the
university and park board will
share the on-going costs of maintenance of erosion control
measures at the base of the cliff,
including public access to the
beach areas.
But Lefeaux said Monday the
joint UBC-lark board committee
promised in the Dec. 6 release will
not take any action until the
project is completed.
The current project is a
modification of one of the many
Swan Wooster proposals. It involves the construction of a layer
of sand and gravel extending 30 to
80 feet from the bottom of the cliffs
and about four or five feet above
the current high tide level.
"We're rebuilding the beach,"
said Lefeaux.
But a spokesman for Construction Cartage Ltd., which was
low bidder for the project, said a
suitable source for the gravel fill
has not been found yet. He also said
the company has not yet signed a
contract.
He said the contract, which
stipulates the project be completed
by May 31, cannot be signed until a
bond is placed. The company has
only obtained a bid bond, he said.
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CUSO
Canadian University Service Overseas
needs
DOCTORS
NURSES
THERAPISTS
DENTISTS
DIETITIANS
to work in Asia, Africa, the Caribbean, Latin America, and the
Pacific for two years.
INFORMATION MEETING
Wed. Mar. 6 12:30-1:30
Rm. 4- I.R.C. Bldg.
A film on health in developing countries will also be shown.
Nominations
are now open
for the following
SENATE
POSITIONS
• 2 Senators-at-large (1 yr. terms)
• 1 Education Senator (2 yr. term)
Faculties of Education and Phys. Ed.
• 1 Science Senator (2 yr. term)
Faculties of Science, Dentistry, Medicine
and Pharmacy
• 1 Commerce and Law Senator (2 yr. term)
NOMINATIONS CLOSE
Wednesday, March 6,1974 at 12:30 p.m.
Nomination and eligibility forms may be picked up from the
A.M.S. Executive Secretary.
All candidates must meet with the elections committee in SUB 224,
Wed.. Mar. 6 at 12:30 p.m.
SENATE ELECTIONS MARCH 13
Ron Dumont
Returning Officer

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