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 Hartwick turning tables on Liberal turncoat
HARTWICK
.challenging
By BILL TIELEMAN
The first in a series of provincial politics analyses.
Pat McGeer is in a lot of
trouble. And in his own riding,
from his own party faithful.
The problem McGeer faces is
an ambitious young woman
named Dianne Hartwick, and
unless he or fellow Point Grey
MLA Garde Gardom drop out of
the running in the next provincial
election the education minister
could find himself without a
Social Credit nomination.
Hartwick has been campaigning
to grab one of the two riding
nominations  for  about  eight
months and Tuesday night staged
a political show of strength at a
wine and cheese reception at the
UBC faculty club.
Prominent among the assortment of young Socreds and
slumming Liberals in attendance
was Gordon Shrum, former B.C.
Hydro chairman, former Simon
Fraser University chancellor and
UBC faculty member for 36 years.
The presence of Shrum, whose
latest success was the Robson
Square project, prompted one
guest to comment that if B.C.'s
prime mover and shaker is behind
Hartwick, she's half way to her
goal.
And the crowd itself was an
indication that Hartwick, 27, has
a serious shot at the nomination,
even if McGeer and Gardom both
decide to run again.
The number of Point Grey
Liberals at the reception gave
credence to rumors that the Grits
are looking for someone, anyone,
to bump McGeer out of politics.
It was one of the few Socred
events in the province where most
of the 80 guests knew that Pierre
Cardin isn't a Quebec politician.
And the customary Socred $79
leisure suits were nowhere to be
seen.
See page 2: SWITCH
McGEER . . .so why me\**\
SRA censures
the Mounties
By KEVIN McGEE and
KEVIN GRIFFIN
In a marathon five and a half
hour session Wednesday night the
student representative assembly
voted nearly unanimously to censure the actions of the RCMP in the
recent cancellation of a planned
punk rock concert.
The gist of the resolution reads as
follows: "... this type of interference is unwarranted, and as
such should not be tolerated . . .
be it resolved that the SRA express
its deepest concern over this interference publicly, and to all parties involved ... be it further
resolved that the SRA express in no
uncertain terms to the RCMP that it
does not appreciate this type of interference into its affairs, and that
it feels the RCMP overstepped its
authority by presenting their concerns of the concert the way they
did."
The movers of the resolution
were student board of governors
representative Bruce Armstrong
and senator Chris Niwinski.
But in a contradictory move,
Armstrong and Niwinski also put
forward a motion demanding a
front page retraction of The
Ubyssey's article of Feb. 20,
and requesting that the SRA
apologize in the name of the Alma
Mater Society to the RCMP for the
alleged misrepresentation of facts.
The motion was defeated by a
vote of 13 to 5, but only after an intense and often hostile debate.
"The SRA has no business messing around with The Ubyssey . . .
it's blatant act of cowtowing to the
RCMP," said external affairs officer Kate Andrew.
"Quite frankly Kate, you're full
of bullshit," Armstrong replied. He
went on to say that if The Ubyssey
was accused of slander or libel, it
was the AMS who would receive the
blame.
"The editorial cartoon of the
RCMP officer with the sergeant's
stripes was completely libelous,"
science representative Craig Brooks
said, to the accompaniment of
laughter from the majority of the
assembly.
The general mood of the
assembly was summed up by Andrew when she said, "This whole
motion stinks, and all the ideas
behind it stink."
The carnival atmosphere was further brightened by the presence of
an unidentified brass band in the
next room, who while practising
played a flawless version of the
Mickey Mouse Club theme song at
the most appropriate times.
'Funding needed
for a quality ed'
By HEATHER CONN
If B.C.'s education ministry does
not increase its funding to
universities, quality education will
drastically deteriorate, B.C.'s three
university presidents agreed in
interviews Wednesday.
"We're on the knife edge right
now. It's like asking the university
to squeeze orange juice out of the
same orange already squeezed
yesterday," UBC administration
president Doug Kenny said.
"There's real serious damage
being done to quality education."
Kenny said less money is
available at UBC because government support to universities is less
than the inflation rate. The future
of quality education at UBC is
resting on a "slippery banana
,peel," he said.
"Our grants are going up year by
year, but they're not going up to
meet the real cost. But Dr.
(education minister Pat) McGeer
does try his level best."
University of Victoria administration president Howard Petch
said he agreed that McGeer was
doing his best to provide universities with adequate funding.
But Petch also said the quality of
education at UVic will definitely
suffer in the future from cutbacks
and certain areas such as the library
are already feeling the "squeeze"
very badly. He added that he did
not feel there has been a general deterioration of quality education at
UVic so far.
The quality of research and
graduate education is one of the
most significant problems at
universities, according to George
Pederson, Simon Fraser University
administration president. But he
said he thought provincial funding
has been adequate.
Pederson said he doubted there
have been any major drop-offs in
quality education of SFU's undergraduate program, but added
that class sizes have increased in the
tutorial program.
He said education should be
B.C.'s first priority and added that
there have not been enough
adequate studies made on
university accessibility.
"There are a significant number
of capable students who aren't
going to university who should be.
There's a general attitude that
things like energy and environment
are more important. That's pretty
usual."
See page 8: ACADEMIC
— pater menyasz photo
KEEP EYE ON BALL is most basic tennis rule and Anthony Beruschi, science 4, obeys. Unlike less civilized parts
of country, weather cooperated and First Annual Paul McCartney Look-Alike Tennis Tournament went on as planned. Beruschi won contest as no other McCartney look-alikes could be found on campus. Only match of tournament was played against brick wall, and though wall struggled valiantly it finally succumbed to Beruschi's brutal
net play.
Name dropping hits news
CLEVELAND (ZNS-CUP) More than 70 reporters with the Cleveland Plain Dealer have voted
to observe a "byline boycott" to protest the removal
of a veteran reporter from a story he was doing on
the biggest utility company in that city.
Robert Holden was removed by his editors from
the newspaper's utilities beat while he was in the
midst of research for a three-part series on the giant
Cleveland electric illuminating company. Holden
said he was told the editors feared he would be
unfair in his stories to the utility.
The 70 reporters said they will refuse to allow their
bylines to be attached to any of their stories until
Holden is reinstated.
Cleveland's news media has reportedly been
rocked in recent weeks by angry charges from reporters that powerful city business interests have
successfully pressured editors to hold back stories
critical of corporate involvement in Cleveland's
fiscal crisis.
m Page 2
THE      UBYSSEY
Thursday, February 22, 1979
'Switch parties'
From page 1
And aside from disenchanted
Liberals, many in the Social Credit
party in general and the Point Grey
constituency in particular, have had
it with McGeer, who jumped from
the Liberals' sinking ship to a
Socred cabinet spot.
It's well known that premier Bill
Bennett, a high school drop-out,
intensely dislikes McGeer and his
academic arrogance. And McGeer's
political kamikaze actions as
education minister and minister
responsible for the Insurance
Corporation of B.C. have made
him a possible election liability.
Hartwick, on the other hand, is a
long-time Socred who's worked for
the party and government and has
strong connections with Bennett.
At the reception a flower bouquet
and message of regret for not being
able to attend arrived from
someone who only signed it "Bill."
Hartwick herself realizes that to
take the nomination from one of
the two incumbents she has to sign
up many new members, which in
Point Grey can only be interested
Liberals.
That fact showed up Tuesday
night. Instead of the usual fare of
Herb Capozzi's Okanagan Valley
vinegar, one could swig imported
wine, even Chilean if one didn't
think much of the boycott against
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The crowd was imported too,
from TEAM civic election
headquarters and the federal Vancouver Quadra Liberal nomination
meeting.
Hartwick, who says she's not
campaigning "against" anyone but
"for" herself, acknowledged the
leanings of the crowd when she
said, "I know that most of you here
are not Social Credit but I'm asking
you to forget party lines and
become Social Credit."
The unspoken end of the sentence was for the audience to
become Socreds for one nominating
meeting and one provincial vote.
McGeer's biggest mistake, which
Hart wick's campaign is capitalizing
on, has been his failure to recognize
the importance of the University
Endowment Lands to Point Grey
voters. His involvement in plans for
an industrial research park at UBC
— with the possibility of it expanding onto the UEL — have cost
him support from riding residents.
A number of factors have made
McGeer's covert involvement with
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THE      UBYSSEY
Pag* 3
Board vote against Noranda urged
By BOB BUCKINGHAM
UBC's board of governors will be
asked once again this year to use its
investments in companies with
holdings in Chile to oppose the
authoritarian regime of Augusto
Pinochet.
The UBC branch of the committee for the defence of human rights
in Chile will ask the board on April
4 to exercise its votes as a shareholder at the annual general
meeting of Noranda Mines of
Canada.
The committee will ask the board
to give its votes to Inter-Church, a
group which will vote against
further investments in Chile, or
send a representative to the meeting
with a negative vote.
After a similar request last year
by the committee, the board sent a
letter to Noranda expressing
concern that its 8,000 shares were
jeopardizing human rights and civil
liberties in Chile.
But the board eventually gave its
proxy vote to the company, which
in effect was a backing of further
investments.
The board also said it was concerned with assigning its "shareholders' rights for the single
purpose of opposing the activities
of a company where those activities
are consistent with Canadian law."
The current Chilean regime has
been censured for "constant and
flagrant violations of human
rights" by the United Nations and
Amnesty International, a committee spokeswoman said Wednesday.
— peter menyasz photo
PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST as a young girl. Her paintings are now on public display at SUB Art Gallery, so UBC
fine arts grad Gloria Masse no longer needs to wear the mask. This unusual self-portrait and other works by recent
UBC grads Wendy Hamlin and Claudia Headley will be on display at gallery until March 2. Although increasing tuition costs will probably make it impossible for students to purchase any paintings, tenured professors, administrators and visitors are invited to bring chequebooks.
'Neutron strength an illusion'
By MICHAEL HELFINGER
The belief that the neutron bomb
will reinstate the military balance of
power in Europe is an illusion,
according to Harriet Critchley of
UBC's strategic  studies  institute.
Critchley told about 75 people at
Robson Square Theatre Wednesday
that the weapon is seen by its
proponents as a badly needed
deterrent to a Soviet tank attack on
Western Europe.
Until recently, North Atlantic
Treaty Organization forces have
held a wide edge over the Warsaw
Pact in tactical and strategic
nuclear weaponry, "but the
situation is now drawing towards a
balance," she said.
The Warsaw Pact has always
held an advantage in terms of conventional forces and the gap has
grown wider.
"Today the Warsaw Pact has
20,500 tanks in Europe, while the
figure for NATO has fallen to
5,000.
"The combination of a balance
in nuclear arms and a massive
Soviet advantage in conventional
forces is causing growing concern in
some circles that the Warsaw Pact
could successfully launch an invasion of Western Europe using
only conventional weapons."
Some experts, she said, believe
that if the Warsaw Pact forces
attacked now, they could reach the
French Atlantic coast within two
weeks.
The neutron bomb is not a bomb,
nor is it by definition a neutron
weapon," she said.
"It is an enhanced-radiation antipersonnel device in the form of an
artillery shell or a warhead in a
short-range missile."
While conventional anti-tank
weapons are designed to destroy the
tank itself, the neutron bomb is
designed to kill the crews and leave
the tanks and nearby property
intact.
Proponents say nearby civilian
populations and friendly forces
would be left unharmed, while
enemy forces would be destroyed.
This is because the blast, shock and
radiation effects are concentrated
over a much smaller area than is the
case with standard nuclear
weapons.
Critchley said the neutron bomb
could be called "more humane"
than other nuclear weapons, if such
a term could be applied to warfare
at all.
She added that these advantages
are immediately lost when one
considers the geographic features of
the north European plain, where
the main thrust of a Soviet attack is
likely to take place.
The terrain is flat, and favorable
to a tank attack using widely
dispersed formations, she said.
A large number of neutron
bombs would be required to stem
the attack and would have to be
scattered over a wide area, almost
certainly affecting civilian
populations in the heavily urbanized, densely populated region,
she said.
Critchley added that the deployment of the neutron bomb could
result in the escalation of a conventional war into a full-blown
nuclear war.
"The Soviets are willing to make
a distinction between conventional
and nuclear warfare, but not
between strategic nuclear and
tactical nuclear weapons. As far as
they're concerned, a nuclear
weapon is a nuclear weapon is a
nuclear weapon."
Critchley suggested the further
development of "smart weapons,"
like electronically-guided anti-tank
devices, as an alternative.
"What may be really needed is an
adequate conventional response to
a conventional threat," she said.
"In our view the Pinochet regime
is not only illegal because of its use
of violence in overthrowing the
democratically elected government
of Chile, which was based on principles similar to those on which
Canada is based, but is illegal and
immoral because of its purposeful
use of murder, torture and imprisonment without trial to crush
opposition of any political hue,"
the committee said in response to
the board decision.
The spokeswoman said this
year's request is of greater importance because Noranda is about
to sign a $350 million investment
agreement to develop a copper
deposit at Andacollo in central
Chile.
The committee is currently
circulating a petition on campus
calling on the board to vote against
supporting  investments  in   Chile.
Last year more than 1,000 people
signed a similar petition.
Since the bloody coup which
deposed the Marxist government of
Salvador Allende in 1973, a series
of protests has been held against
human rights violations.
The U.S. Congress voted in 1974
to cut off all military aid to Chile.
In May 1975, West Germany
suspended military and financial
aid. The same year, Great Britain
led Italy, Belgium, Holland, Denmark, Norway and Sweden in a
boycott of the Paris Club meeting
which was to have renegotiated
Chile's foreign debt.
The executive of Toronto's city
council, the University of Manitoba, and the University of Winnipeg have all voiced disapproval
with the regime. The U of W has
adopted a policy which calls for the
See page 7: UBC
Be lenient - Feds
OTTAWA (CUP) — The heavy-
handed treatment of international
students by provincial governments
is giving Canada a bad name
abroad, according to the Ontario
Federation of Students.
Canada has come under such international criticism for the unduly
harsh and arbitrary treatment of international students that the external affairs department has asked
Alberta to be more lenient on international students, said Colin d'Eca.
Several provincial governments,
notably Alberta and Ontario, are
pressuring federal employment and
immigration officials to vigorously
enforce immigration regulations
against international students for
minor infractions against the im
migration act, according to d'Eca.
This usually takes the form of
handing out departure notices to international students who are late
renewing their study visas, he said.
A departure notice gives a person
24 hours to "settle their affairs"
and leave the country, said d'Eca.
A person not complying with a
departure notice faces immediate
deportation at the government's expense and cannot return to Canada.
D'Eca said the deportations were
just another part of the attempt to
keep international students out by
various provincial governments. He
noted that the two provinces with
highest number of student deportations, Ontario and Alberta, also
have differential fees.
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Oblique slant
TORONTO (CUP) — The Ontario government has backed down
from prosecuting two student journalists for exposing poor controls on
government-issued liquor identification cards.
Ontario consumer and commercial relations minister Frank Drea told
Janice Bell and Cathy Perry last week that he would not give consent to
prosecute the two for violating the Ontario Liquor License Act.
Bell and Perry were charged earlier this month after they had printed a
story in the Oblique Times at Seneca College on how Perry had obtained
an age of majority card in December using Bell's ID.
The cards show the bearer is at least 19 and are the only legal means in
Ontario which allow a person to be served liquor. Perry is 18 years old.
But Perry only kept the card for two hours before returning it to
Liquor Licensing Board of Ontario officials and said she did not use it.
She said the only purpose in obtaining the card was to show the poor
controls on the cards.
Although the board wished to prosecute, and had the two charged,
they needed Drea's signature to continue. He refused to provide his
signature after talking to Bell and Perry Feb. 16.
But Drea said he told them he did not condone or approve of their action, and that as journalists, had no immunity from prosecution.
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Take this
rag, please
This paper needs an editor. Damn rights, you say, we've
known it all along.
Snide remarks aside. The Ubyssey needs victims to run for
editor for the 1979-80 academic year and nominations are now
open.
If you know what an "em" ruler is or the purpose of an inverted pyramid outside of Egypt, then you too can begin a promising, dead-end career on The Ubyssey staff. Knowledge of
journalism and UBC are essential requirements for the job.
The editorship is a public position and open to anyone on
campus, but only staffers can vote.
Ubyssey staffers are people who spend long, thankless hours
working on this rag. Any doubt as to who is not a staffer are settled by a majority of without-a-doubt staff members.
Prospective candidates should list their qualifications and
reasons for running and submit their applications to the current
editor by Tuesday noon, Feb. 27 in SUB 241K.
A week later, on March 6, the candidates will be mercilessly
grilled by staffers on their philosophy, ideas for the paper, views
of The Ubyssey's roles, technical knowledge, attributes, sense
of humor and hat size.
After the screening, staffers are given a week to vote and the
new editor will be declared March 13.
The screening session is public and everyone is welcome.
A year of blasting away at government officials, administration brass, fending off libel suits, failing courses and dealing
with Alma Mater Society politicians who are not quite all there,
awaits the unfortunate choice of the people.
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THE UBYSSEY
FEBRUARY 22, 1979
Published Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays throughout the
university year by the Alma Mater Society of the University of
B.C. Editorial opinions are those of the staff and not of the
AMS or the university administration. Member, Canadian
University Press. The Ubyssey publishes Page Friday, a weekly commentary and review. The Ubyssey's editorial office is in
room 241K of the Student Union Building. Editorial departments, 228-2301; Advertising, 228-3977.
Editor: Mike Bocking
You say it's your birthday," sang out a lusty Bob Buckingham in his best Paul McCartney voice.
Geof Wheelwright beamed, proud that he was no longer a teenager, but wait what lay in the future?
Would he turn out likeBill Teileman, a shell of a man at 22, or a harried Peter Menyasz who recieves 40
phone calls a day from frenzied fans? Would he be struck by the evils of drink like Mike Bocking who
had succumbed long ago to musing in his muscatel? Master Tom Hawthorne IV Esq. heir to Poor Manners was doing his best to live up to the name of his future state. Doting Sister Julie Wheelwright wished that Geof would settle down with a nice wholesome girl like Ruth Leckie or Judy Michaels, instead
of that trollop Heather Conn, who had a hopeless backhand. Kevin McGee, looking like a tumble weed
m a t-shirt, contemplated menopause and retirement homes in Ottawa, as his son Kevin Griffin Jr.
looked forward to inheriting the family bottle return business. Mark Rogers, Mike Helfinger and Dave
Van Blarcom entered the press room carrying a blazing birthday cake, which Sargeant Hutchinson immediately confiscated. Serves the bastard right, it was baked by Verne McDonald anyway.
Cancel cops
After reading the article "UBC
Goes Punk! Like Hell . . ." in the
Feb. 20 issue of The Ubyssey, I feel
a response is necessary. I totally
agree with John Owen's point
about the "flimsy" excuse
fabricated by the RCMP. Are we
not students at UBC, the future
leaders of Canadian society? Are
we to accept the fascist attitude of
the UBC detachment of the
RCMP? When will it stop?
It is implied that the students'
security detail will not be able to
maintain order or quell any violence
that may erupt at the concert. The
RCMP feel that D.O.A.'s performance will incite the audience to
violence and that the UBC security
detail could not quell such an
unlikely event. I question this
assumption and feel that this time
the RCMP have gone too far in intervening with student affairs.
Are we going to be as fucking
apathetic as always and accept this
shit from the RCMP? If the
students of UBC allow intervention
by these fascists, what will happen
next? Will the Phrateres not be
allowed to hold their babysitting
service during "Open House '79"
without RCMP ratification and
supervision? What will happen if
one of the three year olds kicks the
wall or breaks a toy? Will the
RCMP intervene?
Finally, punk rock is happening
not only in Vancouver but all over
North America. Punk and new
wave are music, and should be considered as a cultural event. Is UBC
to be deprived of this? The proposed event would have exposed the
students of the university to a new
and exciting form of music. Will
punk rock ever be allowed to come
to UBC as it does to the rest of the
universities across Canada? The
answer is NO, not while we allow
the "actual exercise of severe
autocratic or dictatorial control
(over others within an
organization)".
Pax Robertson arts 1
Rob Whiteley educ 4
P.S. "Teachers and critics all
dance the POOTS."
Cancel concert?
- Why, if the "RCMP has no
authority to pressure the AMS,"
was the punk concert scheduled for
Saturday the 24th cancelled? Surely
the best way to defend what we
think are our rights is to insist upon
their free expression. If the RCMP
did eventually revoke the AMS liquor licence, for whatever specious
reason, the student outcry resulting
might at least demonstrate some
degree of strength on our part; and
if there's anything we can all easily
agree on, it's that closing the Pit is
not a good idea. Why, then, if student support might be counted on
in the event of the RCMP actually
carrying out their ridiculous threat,
was the concert cancelled? Now
that it has been cancelled, what can
we do about reducing the extent of
control that the RCMP apparently
have on campus? Have a sit-in? Occupy the Faculty Club? I hope we're
not so cynical as to assume that
these anachronistic, innocuous
theatrics are the only alternative to
complete compliance. Why did we
throw away the one instrument of
strength we possessed in this
dispute? Why was the concert
cancelled?
Neil Cadger
arts 4
The people to answer that question are the members of the student
administrative commission who
buckled under to police pressure.
—Staff
Give it a rewrite
I was aghast at the appearance on
the front page of your Friday, Feb.
2 issue of an article entitled
"Chinese citizens face their own archipelago", in which Julie
Wheelwright attempts to summarize the contents of the talk I
gave on the human rights situation
in China in the light of the Amnesty
International Report on Political
Imprisonment in the People's
Republic of China. The attempt
was so inept that I cannot shrug my
shoulders and let it pass, even
though I have long given up expectations to find competent and
literate reporting in your columns.
Julie Wheelwright appears to have
understood very little of what I said
and perhaps the speed of my
delivery contributed in no small
means to her confusion.
First of all I never said that "executions and sentences in labor
camps are common criminal
punishments" (sic). Rather, I explained that in the past many people
were sentenced for various reasons
to years of penal servitude in labor
camps and that politically
motivated executions were taking
place as recently as the first half of
1978. I did not say that public
notices of executions were a common sight, but that some such
notices were photographed by
foreign reporters. Your reporter
then attributes to me the following
passage, which logically makes no
sense: "People are executed for
counter-revolutionary crimes (com
mitted) when they were infants or
not even born when the revolution
took place." Wl.at I did was to
point out the anachronism of condemning for "counterrevolutionary activities" individuals, who were infants or not
even born when the revolution took
place. As for the next sentence, it
represents a complete
misunderstanding. My point was
not that "the accused are
sometimes sentenced to execution
but must wait for two years in labor
camps before they are put to
death", but that one of the
penalties instituted by the Chinese
Communists is the two year
suspended death sentence to give
the condemned a "last chance to
reform": if during those two years
spent in prison or in a labor camp
his attitude is found satisfactory by
the authorities, he will not suffer
the death penalty. I could go on
dissecting every sentence of your
reporter in this manner: the differences may sometimes appear
subtle, but they do nevertheless
represent distortions of what I said.
The publication of these corrections will therefore be appreciated.
Rene Goldman
After reading your letter and rereading our reporter's article we fail
to see how your subtle distinctions
affect the story in any way.
—staff
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I see by your edition of Tuesday
Feb. 20, that the good ladies o
the L.S.A. women's committee an
wracking their brains, their purse:
and their casebooks with the objec
of attempting once again tc
frustrate the engineers' annua
Lady Godiva ride.
There has developed in thi
western countries, particularly,
think, since the end of the Seconc
World War, the sense that we ar<
becoming increasingly tolerant o
an ever expanding range of persona
behavior so long as that behavioi
does not cause "injury to anyone
else—or at least to anyone else whe
does not consent to it. Movies
magazines, books and periodical;
— including the Ubyssey — hav<
for some years been defending anc
actively encouraging sexual prac
tices that 25 years ago would have
been regarded certainly as aberrani
and possibly as criminal. Drug us<
which 20 years ago would have seer
one branded as an irredeemable
social reprobate is now regarded bj
an increasing number of persons a;
being nobody's business but thei!
own. Great battles were fought or
university campuses all over Nortr
America and elsewhere during the
1950s and 60s to secure the righ
of the student press to deal candidl>
and completely with sexual and
political issues without editorial in
terference from government anc
university authorities.
The result of this process hae
been that we — many of us at any
rate — have become sensitive to the
manner in, and the reasons fot
which we are prepared to
countenance the wielding of
authority. We stop to think before
we automatically impose our values
on our children (or at least, so goes
the rhetoric). We question the
wisdom of continuing to allow the
state to interfere in citizens' lives by
prosecuting people for victimless
"crimes". We are prepared to plead
the causes of those persons who are
threatened with the loss of their
jobs for engaging on their own time
in activities which meet with their Thursday, February 22,  1979
THE       UBYSSEY
Page 5
Letters
Constitution counts
»m for Godiva
lployers' disapprobation. Those
io approve of the direction that
ciety has taken conceive of it as
tending human rights; those who
i not, label it permissive.
For those who champion the ad-
incement of human rights,
jrhaps the most disturbing, for be-
g the most visible, challenge
>mes from Anita Bryant's crusade
gainst homosexuals. In those
irisdictions which have under-
iken to guarantee the human rights
f all individuals, Ms. Bryant has
impaigned to have the power of
ie state invoked to deny to this
■oup of people the rights to which
/eryone else is entitled. Like Carrie
lation 60 years before her, Ms.
ryant would seek by means of the
:gislative process to impose her
Dnception of what is decent and
esirable on a class of persons who
re doing no overt harm to their
:llows.
Presumably, the parties to the
ady Godiva ride are consenting
dults who are capable of contrac-
ng freely for the ride to occur, but
here at UBC we have Ms. Francis
and the women's committee who
are seeking to invoke the power of
organs of the state to censor the
event because they do not like what
it symbolizes. Not in the name of
temperance, decency or the preservation of the American family do
they seek to impose their will, but in
the name of antisexism. The causes
have waxed and waned in popularity but the authoritarian mentality
remains—plus sa meme chose.
Sexism will disappear quickly
now that its pre- and early industrial roots have withered. Its
demise will be hastened by convincing people of its folly, not by censoring its symbolic manifestations.
To be sure, the Lady Godiva ride
is a foolish thing. It is a juvenile
enterprise that attracts no credit to
the EUS, and the sooner it goes the
way of the pickaninny the better.
But I promise you, Ms. Francis,
that the cure that you seek is worse
than the disease.
Calvin Patterson
'WHATT ARE. ^OU G(UNS complaining
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The Ubyssey, in letters and
articles appearing Jan. 16, 18, 19
and 26,1979, is creating the illusion
that changes to the AMS constitution and by-laws are unnecessary at this time. The by-laws
need to be changed and if they are
not, the directors of the society, the
student representative assembly will
end up in court and we are not
referring to student court either.
The code and by-laws committee
have, on three occasions, asked
SRA to bring the by-laws in
agreement with the Societies Act of
B.C. and at the same time consider
a philosophical change. Each time
the SRA has refused.
The Societies Act has a section in
it which states that no by-laws in a
society's by-laws shall be in contravention to the Societies Act or
any other act of this province. And
yet, the SRA is still distributing a
constitution and by-laws which
contravene the Societies Act of
B.C.
The Societies Act has a section in
it which states that no by-laws in a
society's by-laws shall be in contravention to the Societies Act or
any other act of this province. And
yet, the SRA is still distributing a
constitution and by-laws which
contravenes the Societies Act in two
by-laws. The AMS by-laws have a
two-thirds requirement for making
amendments to the constitution and
by-laws when the act specifies
three-quarters of those voting.
Furthermore, the current by-laws
call for a 10-day notice for special
or annual general meetings when
the Societies Act explicitly requires
14 clear days notice.
SRA has in the last year violated
deliberately and with full
knowledge of what they were
doing, at least 14 sections of the bylaws. For example, the secretary-
treasurer has not posted all correspondence sent by the society as
required by the by-laws. Furthermore, notices of the special general
meeting were not posted in every
constituency. In fact, no attempt
was made to post notices, as
required by by-laws 23 and six, in
any constituencies prior to the Jan.
18 special general meeting.
Finally, SRA last year violated
the constitution and by-laws by
spending $8,000 on a new offset
press when the by-laws set a
maximum of $5,000 on any capital
expenditure. We assume that these
violations are due to the many inconsistencies and illogical sections,
and redundant wording rather than
an effort to undermine the
members of the society.
Inconsistencies, illogical sections
and poor wording. These occur so
many times that there are too many
to mention in this memo. But, by
way of example, at present we have
a situation where the board of
governor reps are not voting
members of SRA as required by the
by-laws because they do not sit until
the annual general meeting. The old
reps cannot sit on SRA because
they are no longer on the board.
Thus there are no voting representatives from the board on SRA
until mid-March. Clearly, the bylaws should be revised to remove
this and the other problem areas as
soon as possible. And yet, the SRA
has completely ignored talk of the
necessity of change.
The position of SRA may in fact
be a result of the by-laws themselves. The by-laws make SRA the
body which is responsible for the
running of the society under the
Societies Act. At the same time all
members of SRA have other
responsibilities. The board and
senate reps are responsible to their
respective bodies.
The constituency reps are looking
out for their respective constituencies. The officers are not
allowed to have executive meetings
or function as an executive. (This
was supposed to prevent corruption
and abuse of the system though it is
not clear how or if it has been
successful.) So there is only the
student administrative commission
to look after the affairs of the
society.
The SRA with all the legitimate
power has been, in many instances,
in disagreement with SAC and has
been unable to exercise its duty to
the students because the by-laws
have prevented SRA from taking
affirmative action.
A good example of this is when
SAC signed an agreement with a
management consultant firm to
examine the AMS. The SRA,
despite a desire to block the move,
could not meet in time to prevent
the study. Months later, at a cost of
$5,000, the AMS received a three-
page letter containing inconclusive
results.
SRA requires that two SRA reps
be present at every committee
meeting. And yet on five occasions
this year, programs have failed to
meet because of a body of 52,
SRA did not have one member
attend the meeting. So the current
structure is not without problems.
The code and by-laws committee
has prepared a constitution and bylaws that will solve a large number
of the problems and illegalities in
the current document.
They have prepared a set of bylaws that will have constituency
representation by population on
students council and an executive of
five members elected from the
students of this campus. But it does
not give the executive the power to
do what they please. Students
council will still have a final say in
how the AMS is run.
But SRA has refused to consider
the recommendations of a committee which has been meeting on these
problems for 18 months. As a
result, some members of the committee are circulating a petition to
hold a very important referendum
to change the by-laws.
The only other action would be
to take the directors, the SRA, to a
court of law. This would be an
action which we feel is unwarranted
at this time and therefore are urging
that the members of the AMS sign
the petition to force SRA to hold a
referendum to change the by-laws.
We only regret that SRA did not see
fit to take the opportunity to debate
the philosophical  question  of
electing an at-large executive. But
then again, maybe that is one more
reason to amend the constitution
and by-laws.       Arnold Hedstrom
Bruce Armstrong
Brian Short
code and by-laws committee
members
Engineers give a shit
We, as women, are supposed to
have come a long way since the pre-
Victorian era of covering up
everything that even hinted at being
female. We fail to see what choosing to take one's clothes off has to
do with lynching Negroes, Lorette
Woolsey (Ubyssey, Feb. 20, 1979).
If our society can advertise tampons
and hemorrhoid preparations openly on television, then surely we can
tolerate a nude body once a year on
campus (when nudity is blatant all
summer just around the corner at
Wreck Beach). Those who don't
wish to participate in or watch nude
bathing keep away from Wreck
Beach — those who object to Lady
Godiva are under no obligation to
watch her.
Every year the EUS sponsors
blood donor drives and other community oriented events. Every year
there is criticism ad nauseum of the
EUS and its activities. So their
pranks are sometimes immature. So
what! Don't they have a right to
fool around? After all, how many
other faculties even think of raising
money for charity? Not many. It's
quite an accusation of Johl to say
the engineers "don't give a shit
about anyone but themselves": we
would say their community efforts
prove Johl quite wrong.
We suggest Arlene Francis start
her LSA women's committee fund
for  the  prevention  of Lady G.,
donate it to charity and turn the
other cheek! Heather Hodge
Marj Hackett
Sandy McEwan
Cindy Devine
rehabilitation 2
Hatch slams
In the Feb. 20 issue of The
Ubyssey there are a number of
faulty assertions about the English
department that require correction.
While your quotations of my
statements are substantially correct,
your editorializing comments
drastically distort the situation. At
no time did my head of department,
Robert Jordan, threaten me. Nor
did he ask for my resignation.
The crucial point, moreover, is
not professor Jordan's attitude
towards me, nor my attitude
towards him (I have great respect
for him both as a person and as one
of my former teachers). The crucial
point is that the English department's appointments committee be
reminded that a large number of
people believe that when the
country is overflowing with unemployed graduates, we should not be
hiring from abroad.
As a teacher, a taxpayer, and a
parent who is concerned that his
children be able to find jobs in their
own country, I shall continue to
urge my department to search for a
qualified Canadian if we cannot
find one, then perhaps we ought to
resign en masse, for clearly we have
not been doing our jobs. The
student body, I should point out,
has the most to lose or gain in the
years ahead.
Ronald B. Hatch
English department
The Ubyssey welcomes letters
from all readers.
Although an effort is made to
publish all letters received, The
Ubyssey reserves the right to edit
letters for reasons of brevity, legality, grammar or taste. Page 6
THE      UBYSSEY
Thursday, February 22, 1979
'Tween classes
TODAY
SUS
Cross-country run and inverted drinking contest,
noon, SUB courtyard.
Field trip to Andres Wine, 2 p.m., meet in front
of Hebb Theatre.
S.I.M.S.
Weekly meeting with guest speaker on TM-Sidhi
program, noon, Angus 210.
UBC HANG GLIDING
Hang  gliding  party with guest speaker  Denis
Pagan, 7:15 to 11 p.m., SUB party room.
MEDIEVAL SOCIETY
Planning of Open House display,  noon,   SUB
113.
YOUNG ALUMNI CLUB
Guitarist and singer Colin Campbell, 8 p.m.,
Cecil Green Park.
PHOTOSOC
Social evening, 7:30 p.m., SUB 212.
PRE DENTAL SOCIETY
Film, noon, IRC 1.
CCF
Regent College week, noon, Regent College.
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General meeting, noon, SUB 215.
POTTERY CLUB
General meeting, 1:30 p.m., SUB 251.
WOMEN'S COMMITTEE
Women's drop-in, noon, SUB 130.
HILLEL HOUSE
B'nai B'rith free lunch, noon, Hillel House.
AWARDS OFFICE
Representative available from
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HUNGER PROJECT
Meeting of   Hunger  Project  in  Canada,   noon,
MacMillan room 256.
GAY PEOPLE OF UBC
Regular meeting, noon, SUB 205.
CHINESE VARSITY CLUB
Disco dance lesson, noon, SUB party room.
FRIDAY
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Women's drop-in, noon, SUB 130.
LE CLUB FRANCAIS
Reunion, midi, la Maison Internationale.
GSA
Six-act   folk   night,   8:30   p.m.,   Grad   Centre
garden room.
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THE       UBYSSEY
Page 7
UEL centre of Socred riding battle
From page 2
the research park an inescapable
conclusion for UEL backers,
despite the minister's election
promise to "stand in front of the
bulldozers" in defence of the park:
• the removal of 100 acres of
UEL parkland from the Frank
Buck Memorial Park during the
summer by the provincial government;
• the fact that the 100 exempted
acres are adjacent to 16 acres of
campus land offered by UBC for
development of a research  park;
• the repeated requests from the
B.C. Development Corporation
that 100 to 200 acres of the UEL be
allocated for future expansion of an
industrial research park built on
campus;
• McGeer's own call for a
research park on the UEL in his
1972 book Politics in Paradise. In
the book McGeer called the UEL
"an ideal location for such a
centre."
Hartwick's strongest position —
UBC investments rapped
From page 3
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injurious.
UBC's shares in Noranda are
worth more than $260,000.
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Dorothy Bennett (294-4844) or
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Ministry of Human Resources.
and the one which most contradicts
McGeer's — is on the UEL. She
says there must be no commercial,
housing or, with reference to McGeer, research facility developments in the UEL.
Hartwick's stand on the UEL is
attractive to many in the riding and
McGeer's actions have put him in
direct opposition to her policy. The
issue could be the major one in a
nomination fight.
The fight itself, should it occur,
will be unusual even by B.C.'s
three-ring circus standards. With
disenchanted Liberals supporting
Hartwick and clutching shiny new
Socred membership cards on one
side and McGeer's long-time
Liberal faithful, who made the
jump four years ago on the other,
there should be more provincial
Grits in attendance than at their
annual meeting last week.
The other issues Hartwick is
campaigning on — establishing a
permanent constituency office
(because McGeer has neglected the
constituency badly) and creating a
children's office in the government
— will be only minor when the
battle begins.
The only way out of what could
be an embarrassing fight for the
Socreds now is for either Gardom
or McGeer to drop out. And even
though rumors are afloat that the
attorney-general is headed for a
bench appointment, the thought of
McGeer becoming Hartwick's
running mate is enough to keep the
NDP in Point Grey chuckling and
hoping for a seat in a split vote
situation.
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NOMINATIONS CLOSE ON MARCH 2nd FOR
1. ARTS PRESIDENT — Lisaon between students and Admin., Chair, of
Arts Council, Arts Rep. to S.R.A.
2. ARTS VICE-PRESIDENT — Social Coordinator and assists president.
3. ARTS TREASURER — Looks after all financial matters.
4. ARTS SECRETARY  —  Correspondence and Chief Returning Officer
(Positions 1-4 — attend Arts meetings and Arts Council Meetings.)
5. 4 ARTS REPS to the Student Representative Assembly (SRA) (attend
Arts Meetings, Arts Council Meetings & SRA Meetings.)
ELECTIONS ARE MARCH 7th
Advice, Information and Nomination Forms Available
at Arts Office (Buch. 107)
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THE      UBYSSEY
Thursday, February 22, 1979
'Students bought off by Kenny'
By PETER MENYASZ
Students criticized administration president Doug Kenny for
taking a backward approach to
making education accessible at an
anti-tuition increase meeting
Wednesday.
The board of governors decided
earlier this month to grant an
additional $50,000 a year for five
years to UBC bursary funds
available to low-income students.
"This thing by Kenny to put in
$50,000 is a typical knee-jerk
reaction to buy off the students,"
Paul Sandhu, former student board
of governors member, said.
Kate Andrew, Alma Mater
Society external affairs officer,
added that accessibility to the
university is essential and would not
be aided by the additional money.
"Give the needy students a few
dollars and Kenny comes out
looking like Saint Douglas," she
said.
Academic orange in squeeze
From page 1
But Petch said many studies on
university accessibility have been
conducted and that students should
bear the brunt of increased tuition
fees and "share the problem."
"Should university employees
bear the brunt? It's a matter of
sharing the problem. Either you let
people go, or you make a complete
trade-off of salaries, tuition fees
and operating grant cost."
Pederson said university salaries
have not begun to meet recent
inflationary measures and said only
a "modest proportion" of
education funding is covered by
student fees.
"People have to have increases in
salaries. Some of our costs are
going up at an incredible rate. If
costs are going to be met, nine-
tenths are borne by government
increases. If we don't get increases,
it's an unfortunate zero sum gain."
Petch said he thought most
students at UVic are very understanding and thoughtful of the
tuition fee increase problem and
said they feel the solution to higher
fee increases lies in resolving
student aid.
Last week, the B.C. Students'
Federation presented McGeer with
a brief asking for a freeze on tuition
fees. But Kenny said he did not feel
this was the solution.
"It's a very thorny issue. The real
issue is: Are they asking the government to really decrease the percentage contributions every year?
Everyone in society should have a
thoughtful view on that issue."
Pederson said students should
wait and see what overall government allocations are given to
education before they call for a
freeze on tuition fees. He added
that B.C.'s university tuition fees
are "typically a bit low" compared
to those of other western provinces.
The seven students at the meeting
agreed that the $50,000 would do
little to offset any possible tuition
increase.
"If fees are frozen and the
amount of money the government
gives is frozen, what would be the
effect on students?" Mark
Dedinsky said.
Andrew said that although
services might be cut if fees are
frozen, a tuition fee hike would not
guarantee that the level of services
would be maintained.
"And the last time there was a
fee increase there was a two per cent
drop in enrolment."
She added that allowing a tuition
fee increase would set an alarming
precedent.
"If they increase it this year, it's
an absolute guarantee that they'll
increase fees for the next 10 years,
every two years," she said.
Andrew said the onus of
justifying the freezing of fees has
been placed on the students.
"It should be up to them (the
government) to justify that their
actions won't be harmful."
The anti-tuition fee increase
committee had swelled its ranks to
seven for Wednesday's meeting,
and several decisions were made
concerning the nature of the
campaign against the hikes.
The committee plans on inviting
Stan Persky, former candidate for
chancellor and student leader, to
give a speech on universities and
problems with obtaining a high
quality education. They say they
hope that Persky, recent recipient
of the AMS' Great Trekker Award,
will add an air of razzle-dazzle to
the campaign.
The committee also plans on distributing 1,000 Freeze the Fees
buttons in the student union
building next week. They will ask
for students to volunteer their help
in the campaign at the same time.
Plans are also in progress for
placing a banner on SUB during
Open House week. The proposed
wording for the sign is: Open
House today, closed doors
tomorrow, Freeze the Fees.
TOUCH-DISCO
10   WEEKS    GROUP
LESSONS $35
Contact:
DANCE CITY
927 Granville St.,
Vancouver, B.C.
Phone: 685-4383
Classes start Feb. 26
NOTICE
Tuition Fee
Income Tax
Receipts
Available
FEB. 21, 1979
Dept. of Finance
General Service
Admin. Building
8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
The Ministry of Education
Physical Education Learning Assessment
is hiring students with a background and interest in Physical Education
and/or Education Assessment for a province-wide assessment of Physical
Education to be conducted April 26 to May 30. Interested students are invited
to attend an orientaton meeting on
Tuesday. February 27. 1979 at 12:30 p.m.
in Room 25. War Memorial Gymnasium.
The Qlpine CluboP Canada,Vancouver Section
<Sr The Varsity Outdoor Club   present ~~
The ^ucce^Ful
197$ Qmerican.
Expedition
DbfiaT^SKzllcU— one of the Four to
attain the summit,unll aive a slide and lecture
presentation on this successful expedition.
— JQtsilano  Hiqh (School GCuditorium
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-Thursday , February ZT '979 ,  8■"00jam.
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EMPLOYMENT
QUEBEC
Here's an opportunity to gain a better understanding of the
culture and customs of the Province of Quebec and become
more fluent in the French language through summer employment
in the Provincial Government of Quebec. The British Columbia
Ministry of Labour is accepting applications now for the 1979
Quebec Work Exchange Program which will provide job
opportunities in a variety of ministries within the Quebec
Government for up to thirty university students from British
Columbia.
These job opportunities will involve a minimum of ten weeks work between
May 20 and August 31, 1979 and salaries will be determined according to the
student salary scale of the Province of Quebec.
Any registered full-time student at the University of British Columbia, Simon
Fraser University, or the University of Victoria is eligible to apply providing they
have a working knowledge of the French language and have lived in British
Columbia for one year.
Information regarding available accommodation in Quebec will be provided to
students prior to departure, however, it is the responsibility of each student
accepted in the program to pay their own rent.
Students wishing to apply should complete a Ministry of Labour Youth Job
Application Form and Questionnaire.
Applications and Questionnaires are available from the Canada
Employment Centre on campus, from the Ministry of Labour
Youth Referral Service in Victoria, or any of the following Ministry
of Labour Youth Employment Offices:
Lower Mainland Areas: 4946 Canada Way, Burnaby V5G 4J6
291-2901
Victoria: 808 Douglas Street V8W2B6 387-1436
ALL APPLICATIONS MUST
BE SUBMITTED BEFORE
MARCH 7,1979.
Province of Ministry of
British Columbia Labour
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY PROGRAMS

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