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Array the Ubyssey
■ill      Your
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Founded in 1918
Vancouver, B.C., Friday, January 12,1990
Vol 72, No 27
AMS refuses to press charges
by Joe Altwasser
The Alma Mater Society overwhelmingly rejected a motion to
press criminal charges against
former director of finance Karl
Kottmeier at Wednesday's council
meeting.
Council voted 18-6, with one
abstention, not to direct the AMS
to press crminial charges agianst
Kottmeier.
In a second motion council
received and accepted a letter of
resignation from Kottmeier.
AMS president Mike Lee will
pass this decision on to the
RCMFs university detachment
which had been aware ofthe incident since the breaking of the
audit story in late November.
Lee said the decision not to
prosecute was made in light of the
fact that Kottmeier has already
paid back $6289.10 and has promised to pay back the $2200.00
advance he took on his honoraria.
"Karl has resigned from his
position of director of finance and
recognized his misconduct. I feel
the AMS student council has dealt
with the matter and that no further action should be taken such
as the laying of criminal charges,"
hesaid.
But some council members
thought the matter was for the
courts to decide, not the AMS.
Arts representative R.J.
Moorhouse voted for pressing
charges on Kottmeier. "When Karl
took the $8500.00he did not take it
from the AMS but he took it from
25,000 students who elected him
to a position of trust."
"With that said I feel it is up to
the legal system to determine
whether of not it is a crime," he
said.
Second-year arts representative Helen Willoughby-Price
agreed, "It is clear in my mind that
Karl did something very wrong.
Everyone I talked to before the
meeting thought it was a crime
and he should be charged."
But Tim Bird, Board of Governor student representative said
that if the AMS had voted to press
charges they would have in effect
convicted him (Kottmeier).
"I don't see how the further
prosecution of Karl would be necessary," said Bird.
Many council members
thought that pressing charges
would not be in the best interest of
Dollar sign arises out of UBC. See story bottom right.
DAVID LOH PHOTO
CFS lobbies for commission
by Riek Hiebert
The Pacific region of the Canadian Federation of Students
(CFS) is calling for a royal commission on accessibility to education
in B.C. and a freeze on post-secondary tuitions.
"What we're asking for essentially is that a royal commission on
post-secondary accessibility be
struck and that tuition fees be
frozen until such time as the results of the commission be made
public and that until then, we
start to come up with some really
creative means of solving our
funding dilemma right now," said
CFS Pacific chair Pam Frache at a
press conference yesterday.
Frache said in the past ten
years, enrollment at B.C. colleges
and universities had increased by
23 per cent while education funding had decreased by ten per cent
in real dollar terms and by nearly
20 per cent including inflation.
"Women students, disabled
students, native students consistently are underrepresented in
our system. It's ironic, because we
have a public post-secondary education system that every person's
tax dollars goes toward funding
and yet because of high tuition,
because of a number of other financial barriers, not everybody
will have an opportunity to go to a
post-secondary institution."
"Therefore, you have a situation where the less privileged in
our society are in fact subsidizing
the education ofthe affluent in our
society," said Frache.
"(B.C. Premier Bill) Vander
Zalm has just said that there is
'not a need for a royal commission
because we have the best provincial post-secondary in the country.' Well, Mr. Vander Zalm, we
would beg to differ with you on
that point," she said.
The CFS Pacific region is
planning "a province-wide day of
action" for February 23 with a
rally at the University of Victoria
and a protest at the Simon Fraser
University Board of Governors
meeting.
"Students, as I see it, in this
province, are the victims of a
myth....that the province is paying
its fair share of their costs of post-
secondary education," said Barry
Jones, the NDP MLA for Burnaby
North and opposition advanced
the AMS as a society.
Though in agreement that
what Kottmeier did was wrong,
Vanessa Geary, coordinator of external affairs, said the audit report
showed that the whole system had
broken down, and that the best
decision was to clean up the system
and allow next year's council to
move the society forward.
But Willoughby-Price said
that by not following through with
charges the AMS will lose credibility with students.
"We are siding with him because he is one of us," she said.
Lee said the decision the most
difficult part ofthe process for most
council members was maintaining
objectivity and that most of council
had a close personal and working
relationship with Kottmeier.
"It was difficult matter to
maintain objectivity for council.
For me I know I had particular
difficulty in doing that but regardless of friendships that developed
in working with Karl, council still
must make a decision."
Ombudsperson Jessica Mathers said, "it was difficult to look at
the issue objectively and it was
unavoidable that a personal bias
would enter into the judgement."
"I respect council's decision
but I think it is dangerous when
they take on the role of the judiciary," she said.
Vice-president Sarah Mair
said, "Though the system had
broken down, there was a breach
of trust. But I've known Karl for a
few years. I could not think objectively."
Other executives
implicated in audit
by Franka Cordua-von Specht
With the completion of the
audit of the AMS accounts, connections between other AMS executives and spending irregularities have surfaced.
Karl Kottmeier, the recently
resigned director of finance, was
not available to comment.
Andrew Hicks, AMS director
of administration, spent $270
from the account of a de-constituted club known as Victoria Invasion to serve beer and pizza to
committees from last March to
this November.
Victoria Invasion was a club
that was formed two years ago to
help promote UBC basketball
teams' trips to Victoria.
"Early into my term of office, I
was aware that many committees
met and received no reward, so I
sought a way of rewarding them,"
said Hicks at Wednesday's council
meeting.
"If a meeting was running
late, I provided refreshments to
them occasionally." Hicks cited
committees like the Selections and
Frosh committees.
Hicks said that Karl
Kottmeier, then-director of finance, gave him signing authority
for the Victoria Invasion account
last March.
"He [Karl] indicated that it
had been used in previous years
for similar purposes," said Hicks.
"I did not question his [Karl's]
authority."
Hicks, who is also chair of
SAC (Student Administrative
Commission), the administrative
arm ofthe AMS which deals with
reconstituting and deconstituting
continued on page 12
education critic.
According to Jones, the federal government gave $619 million in transfer payments for post-
secondary education last year, and
the provincial government paid
$8.3 million dollars on top of that,
an amount he termed *Virtually
nothing."
"The students are paying
their fair share, if not more than
their fair share," he said. "What
we have seen in this province is the
financing of post-secondary education on the backs of students and
I think it's about time that ended.
I think its time that the province
recognized their responsibilities
in the area of post-secondary education are not being met."
The CFS joins the B.C. Association of Colleges, the College-
Institute Educator Association of
B.C., the Confederation of University Faculty Associations in B.C.,
and the New Democratic Party in
lobbying for the freeze and the
royal commission.
Provincial Minister of Advanced Education Bruce Strachan
was unavailable for comment at
press time.
Dollar sign forms
by Andrew Boyle
About 30 students turned a
rally to open UBC's 75th
Annviversary celebrations into
a forum for protest at Mclnnis
Field on Wednesday.
While 3,500 others joined to
form giant letters, spelling U-B-
C, recreating a 1915 photo of a
similar event, the smaller group
formed a dollar sign in opposition to campus housing policies
and the recent tuition fee hikes.
Planned only a day before,
the action was student activism
at its best, according to par-
ticpant R.J. Moorhouse: "It was
peaceful, imaginative and we
got the point across."
Moorhouse said the original
gathering was itself a protest, as
students were trying to get more
buildings constructed on campus.
"We didn't want to ruin the
official photo, but we are upset
that the administration seems
more concerned with building
condos than with providing adequate class space," he said.
He described the dissenters
as a cross-section of students
representing various political
stripes.
AMS external affairs co-ordinator Vanessa Geary said the
students were being "used" to
promote the anniversary celebrations by appearing in the
photo while hitting them with a
4.8 per cent tuition fee increase.
If not for the celebrations,
the increase would have been
much higher, said Geary.
"Strangway didn't want
mass protests during the anniversary year since they are
trying to present a good public
image for fund-raising purposes," she said.
Extensive demonstrations
occurred over a 10 per cent hike
last year.
Arts representative Mark
Keister believes students
should not be going along with
the administration's fun and
games. "They should respect us
before we respect them," he
said.
Geary and Moorhouse both
said the fees could go up more
next year to make up for for the
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FRIDAY, JAN. 12
Student Counselling and Resources Centre. Workshop -
Stress Busters. Limited to 20
participants. Noon, Brock Hall,
Rm.200. 228-3811, pre-registration preferred.
University Christian Ministries.
A discussion on relevant topics
andhow Christianity responds to
them. 12:30 p.m., SUB 211.
Musician's Network Jam Night
and Bzzr Garden - anything could
happen!! Come and jam your —
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members only onstage. 7-12
p.m., SUB 212.
Graduate Student Society. Walter Zuber Armstrong-Flautist. 5
p.m., Fireside Lounge, Graduate
Student Centre.
Graduate Student Society Bzzr
Garden. 4:30 - 7:30 p.m., Garden
Room, Graduate Student Centre.
Badminton Club. No Badminton
tonight. The VSB have priority.
Come Jan. 26.
Muslim Students' Association.
Weekly prayers. Everyone is welcomed to come to borrow books
and raise questions on Islam.
12:30 p.m. -1:15 p.iru, the lower
lounge of the International
House.
SUNDAY, JAN. 14
Lutheran Student Movement.
Communion Service. 10 a.m.,
Lutheran Campus Centre.
EARN $15,000 THIS SUMMER. As a College Pro Painters outlet manager you can
gain valuable business experience while
earning great money and having fun. Presently accepting applications. Phone 879-
4015.
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Earn up to $10 an hour delivering for Domino's Pizza. Applyin person, after 4:00pm in
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If teaching sailing interests you, we are offering a course to enable you to become a C.Y.A.
certified basic cruising instructor — starts
Jan.19 for 3 weekends.
We offer employment to all our graduates.
For more information call
Westcoast School of Seamanship,
684-9440.
MONDAY, JAN. 15
L'Arche Greater Vancouver, a
community for handicapped
adults. L'Arche Greater Vancouver will have a table set up with
wood products made by the handicapped people in our workshops;
also information & books about
L'Arche (founded by Jean Vanier).
Noon until 2:30pm, SUB Con-
Table Talk. Informal conversation/chat over lunch in the cross-
section of campus folk - for everyone. 11 a.xn. - 12 noon, Subway
cafeteria, wood furniture section
southeast corner table.
Graduate Student Society. Free
Films: (1) Persona; (2) Stranger
Than Paradise. Starts at 6:30
p.m., Fireside Lounge.
U.B.C. Tools for Peace. General
Meeting. New members welcome.
12:30 -1:30, Ponderosa Annex D,
Rm. 203.
Classic Subfilms. Film: All About
Eve. Starring Bette Davis, Anne
Baxter, George Sanders and a
pretty big cameo by Marilyn
Monroe. 7 & 9:30 p.m., Sub theatre.
UBC Student Counselling & Resources Centre. Workshop - Personal Time Management. Limited
to 20 participants. Noon, Brock
Hall, Rm. 200. 228-3811, pre-registration preferred.
UBC Student Counselling & Resources Centre, Workshop - Dual
Student Couples. Limited to 20
participants. Noon, Brock Hall,
Rm. 200. 228-3811, pre-registration preferred.
UBC Dance Horizons. Welcome
Back! IstStretch&Strengthclass
ofthe year! 12:30 -1:30 pjn., SUB
200: Partyroom.
Students for a Free South Africa.
Anti-Shell table in SUB Concourse. Come and sign our UBC
divestment petition! All day Mon.
&Tues.
RUN YOUR OWN BUSINESS THIS
SUMMER!
STUDENT SPRINKLER SERVICES is
now hiring on campus for the summer of
1990. We have 45 manager positions available nationwide. In 1989 our top manager
grossed over $40,000. The average manager
made $10,000 - $20,000. Complete training
provided. Call 681-5755.
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music, poetry, science, languages, sports,
etc. 224-7770.
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TUESDAY, JAN. 16
Lutheran Student Movement.
Bible Study. 10 a.m., Lutheran
Campus Centre.
Lutheran Student Movement. Coop Supper. 5:30 p.m., Lutheran
Campus Centre.
Inter Varsity Christian Fellowship. Prayer meeting - come find
support, encouragement and
friends! Join us for cinnamon
buns in the SUB Caf. afterwards.
7:30 a.m., SUB 211.
Jewish Students' Association/
Hillel. Famous Hot Lunch. 12:30
p.m., Hillel House.
Association for Baha'i Studies.
Peace Symposium. 8 p.m., SUB
Theatre.
Students for Forestry Awareness.
Lecture Series: Dr. Bill Rees, UBC
School of Community & Regional
Planning. Topic: Community
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MacMillan, Room 166.
UBC Student Counselling & Resources. Workshop: "When Fat
Ain't Fun". Limited to 20 participants. Noon, Brock Hall, Rm.200.
228-3811, pre-registration preferred.
Campus Pro-Life. General Meeting. 12:30 p.m., Buchanan B220.
Pre-Medical Society, Lecture -
Inside Medical School -withUBC
Med students. 12:30 -1:30, IRC
Woodl.
International Socialists. Meeting.
Topic: Women in Perestroika.
7:30 pjn., SUB 215.
Env't. Centre. Meeting. 12:30
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Env't. Centre Promo Group. Meeting. 12:30 p.m., SUB 212A.
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WEDNESDAY, JAN. 17
Graduate Student Society. Female Graduate Student Support Network. Informal Discussion. Bring your lunch. 12:30,
Garden Room, Graduate Student Centre.
Jewish Students' Association/
Hillel. "The Military and Society in Israel" - with Shaike
Tadmor. 12:30 p.m., Hillel
House.
Jewish Students' Association.
Torah Study. 12:30 p.m., Hillel
House.
THURSDAY, JAN. 18
Lutheran Student Movement.
Theological Discussion Group.
6:30 p.m., Lutheran Campus
Centre.
Jewish Students' Association/
Hillel. Hebrew Classes. 12:30-
1:30 p.m., Hillel House.
Env't. Centre Recycling Group.
Meeting. 12:30 p.m., SUB 209.
Env't. Centre Transportation
Group. Meeting. 12:30 p.m.,
SUB 212A.
FRIDAY, JAN. 19
Env't. Centre. General Info.
Meeting. 12:30 p.m., SUB 207-
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Depart at noonish Jan. 19, return Jan. 21. Keats Island,
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- Notice of Nomination -
The Graduate Student
Society
wishes to announce a
- Call for Nominations
for two (2) Graduate Student members to sit on a
committee to advise the
President of the University of British Columbia
on the selection of a Dean
of the Faculty of Graduate Studies to succeed
Dean Peter Suedfeld,
Whose term of office expires June 30, 1990.
Registered    Graduate
Students who are interested in serving on this
committee,  and in this
capacity,   are   asked  to
contact   the   Graduate
Student  Society   Office,
and to make their written
intention known to:
-Brian Goehring,
Electoral Standing
Committee   Chairman-
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2/THE UBYSSEY
January 12,1990 ANALYSIS/FEATURE
Restoring Democracy
or just more American Imperialism?
U.S. mainstream press coverage of the Panama invasion was
atrocious. But valuable too. It
reveals interesting things about
American elite ideology. In the
questions and facts that are
glossed over or ignored we discover what the acceptable questions are, how debate is framed to
justify the invasion of another
country.
I was in San Francisco for two
weeks just after the invasion and
spent my time saving some press
clippings. A typical thing I found
that would send me into a rage
would be something like the following: "It would be hard to find a
dissenting voice objecting to the
righteousness and sanctity of the
Panama invasion." (from the Dec
31 issue ofthe San Francisco Examiner, one ofthe two mass-circulation, mainstream papers in the
city.)
Now what I just quoted didn't
come from an editorial nor was it a
quote from
someone, a
Republican
hack or an
'average
American'.
Instead, the
reporter de-
cidedtoinsert
this into his
supposedly
unbiased and
factual article. So much
for the wonderful liberal
idea of press
objectivity we
have all come
to know and
love.
A priori
assumption
#1 which can
never be
questioned,
whether in
congress or in
the press, is
the right of
the U.S. to
militarily intervene into
Latin America as it sees
fit. Of course
this is nothing new and
has been part
of American
elite ideology
since the
Monroe Doctrine of 1823.
As in
Vietnam, the
only thing
that can be
questioned is
the efficiency
ofthe intervention, not the "righteousness and sanctity" of the intervention in the first place.
Some of the ideas of the leading reactionaries among the elite
are downright unsophisticated.
Take for example, William Randolph Hearst Jr., the editor-in-
chief of the Examiner, and a son of
the owner of two dozen odd dailies.
In his Dec 31 column, he says,
"President Bush has achieved the
greatest victory to date of his
presidency... The critics should
now be urging President Bush be
nominated for the Nobel Peace
Prize. He has brought peace and
freedom to an enslaved Central
American country."
In Hearst's opinion the worst
thing about the invasion is just
how damn ungrateful those Latin
American types are to have U.S.
troops romp through their country: "The most shameful aspect of
the Panamanian crisis was the
unanimous vote by every Latin
American government [in the
Organization of American States]
to "censure* the United States for
sending our forces into Panama to
rescue that country... What despicable ingratitude by those Latin
American countries to which we
have loaned many billions of our
taxpayers' money... We should all
be thankful we have a leader who
has the guts to protect our national interests and promote democracy in the western hemisphere."
It is frightening to consider
that this type of simplistic
Reader's Digest-redneck jingoism
could be the dominant view ofthe
world held by members of the
upper echelons of the economic
and political elite of the most
powerful nation on the face of the
by Keith Leung
I  TOLD   YOU
fOOT    TO
CALL     P0£
A    WIMP/
earth.
So where are the opposition in
all this, the Democrats, those bastions of liberalism'?
From the San Francisco
Chronicle, Jan 5: "Democrats and
Republicans said the intervention
in Panama is strengthening Bush
politically at home, helping to
replace a perception that he is
timid or indecisive with one that
he is disciplined, firm, patient and
willing to use force." (No one seems
to see a problem in showing oneself "firm" and "disciplined" by
invading other countries. It would
seem that this is how American
presidents prove that they're Real
Men. Kinder, gentler nation, my
ass.)
"Bush's political advisers
were ecstatic, and Republic Chair
man Lee Atwater crowed about %a
political jackpot.*"
"A typical Democratic reaction was that of Senator Carl
Levin of Michigan, who said, "All
Americans rejoice that the U.S.
armed forces have brought this
indicted drug-running thug to
justice.'
Gephardt led a congressional
delegation to Panama yesterday,
but he made it clear before he left
that a challenge to Bush's basic
action was already off the political
table.
*We are not traveling to Panama to second-guess the president's decision toinvade/he said."
The thing that gets glossed
over is of course that Noriega was
originally installed by the CLA.
and was one of their better henchmen. They sponsored him for
many years, knowing full well his
drug trafficking and other assorted misdeeds.
Noriega is just another in a
long line of
dictators and
all around
scumball s
very happily
bankrolled by
the U.S. and
later jettisoned and
demonized
when they are
no longer politically useful or were a
little too uppity to stay
under Uncle
Sam's thumb
— Marcos,
Duvalier, the
Shah, Somoza, and (in
the process of
being disassociated) Pinochet.
Speaking of demoni-
zation, Bush
and his
f 1 u n k e e s
quickly set
about creating an enemy
everybody
could hate.
Not only did
he have amis-
tress and was
nasty to his
wife, he also
wore red underwear to
ward off the
evil eye. What
this had to do
with a War on
Drugs Fm not
sure but it
made certain
everyone knew that Noriega was
as un-American as you could get.
The War on Drugs is of course
the new bogeyman to justify
American military interventions,
necessary now that the spectre of
Communism is showing a little
wan. Of course, the media never
talk about the Panama Canal,
which the Americans are supposed to give back on Dec 1,1999.
I wonder if Noriega's successor
will be a little more friendly to the
idea ofthe U.S. keeping their paws
on control over the Canal.
So much was left unasked,
unchallenged. And what was said
towed the official administration
line, crossing at times into simple
jingoism. I wasn't surprised. No, I
wasn't surprised. I was, and still
am, just really, really angry.
Same old story
1823: Monroe Doctrine claims Latin America as U.S.
protectorate
1633: U.S, troops invade Nicaragua
1835: VS. troops invade Peru
1854: VS. troops invade Nicaragua
1855: VS, troops invade Uruguay
1856: VS. troops invade Panama
1858: U.S. troops invade Uruguay
1865: U.S. troops invade Panama
1868: VS. troops invade Uruguay
1868: VS. troops invade Colombia
1873: U.S. troops invade Colombia
1885: U.S. troops invade Panama
1888: U_3. troops invade Haiti
1891: VS, troops invade Chile
1894: VS. troops invade Nicaragua
1895; U.S, troops invade Colombia
1896: VS. troops invade Honduras
1896: U.S. troops invade Nicaragua
1898: U.S. wages Spanish-American War
1899: U.S. troops invade Puerto Rico
1899: U.S. troops invade Nicaragua
1901: U.S. troops invade Colombia
1902: U.S. troops invade Colombia
1903: U.S. troops invade Honduras
1903: U.S. troops invade Dominican Republic
1903: U.S. troops invade Panama
1904: U.S. troops invade Dominican Republic
1904: U.S. troops invade Panama
1907: U.S. troops invade Honduras
1910: U.S. troops invade Nicaragua
1911: U.S. troops invade Honduras
1912: U.S. troops invade Cuba
1913: U.S. troops invade Mexico
1914: U.S. troops invade Haiti
1915: U.S. troops invade Haiti
1919: U.S. troops invade Honduras
1923: U.S. troops invade Guatemala
1924: U.S. troops invade Honduras
1925: U.S. troops invade Honduras
1925: U.S. troops invade Panama
1926: U.S. troops invade Nicaragua
1928:1,000 striking banana workers slaughtered in Colombia
at U.S.-owned United Fruit Company
1932: 30,000 Salvadoran peasants killed in uprising, as U.S.
and Canadian warships stand by
1954: C.I.A. overthrows Arbenz government in Guatemala
1961: U.S.-sponsored Bay of Pigs invasion in Cuba
1962: U.S. blockade of Cuba
1964: U.S. troops kill student protestors in Panama Canal
Zone
1965: U.S. troops invade Dominican Republic
1973: C.I.A.-sponsored coup in Chile
1983: U.S. troops invade Grenada
1984: U.S. mines Nicaraguan harbours and launches Contra war
(this list is reprinted from the December 28 issue of The Vancouver Sun. It does not include extensive U.S. funding of state terrorist
regimes, such as Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador.)
When they say it
in their own words
The core geopolitical conceptions fuelling American foreign policy have stayed relatively stable since World War II
when the U.S. emerged in a
position of global dominance
unparalleled in human history.
The following comes from a
previously classified, secret
internal document written in
1948 by George Kennan, head of
the State Department planning
staff in the early post-World
War II period:
... we have about 50 per
cent of the world's wealth, but
only 6.3 per cent of its population... In this situation, we cannot fail to be the object of envy
and resentment. Our real task
in the coming period is to devise
a pattern of relationships
which will permit us to maintain this position of disparity
without positive detriment to
our national security. To do so,
we will have to dispense with all
sentimentality and day-dreaming; and our attention will have
to be concentrated everywhere
on our immediate national objectives. We need not deceive
ourselves that we can afford
today the luxury of altruism
and world-benefaction... We
should cease to talk about
vague and - for the Far East-
unreal objectives such as human rights, the raising of the
living standards, and democratization. The day is not far off
when we are going to have to
deal in straight power concepts.
The less we are then hampered
by idealistic slogans, the better.
Kennan, a Democrat and 'dove',
was replaced in 1950 by hardliner Paul Nitze, becuase he was
not considered tough-minded
enough.
January 12,1990
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THE ARTS
Production Fails
\by Harald Gravelsins
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j^ 1^ HE World of Beauty, a
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i produced show that had its debut
at the 1989 Vancouver Fringe
Festival, has reopened in the big
leagues with a one-month run at
the Waterfront Theatre. Touted
as one ofthe surprise favourites
ofthe Fringe, this ambitious,
j large-cast production has run
linto problems in its move to a
mainstream venue.
The premise of the script relates to the social construction of
! women as fashion objects. "There
is no such thing as an ugly
woman," we are told, "just a lazy
woman." We are the audience
for the 90 minute fictitious
television show called The
World of Beauty", and in that
capacity are behind-the-scenes
witnesses to manipulated
appearances and orchestrated
glitter.
THEATRE
The World of Beauty
Waterfront Theatre
Granville Island
January 4 - 28
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The on-camera and off-camera personalities of the show's
two hosts embody the stark
contrast between the fleeting
appearances and the harsh
realities ofthe world of fashion.
Polished and articulate on air,
they reveal themselves during
commercial breaks to be crass,
shallow and hypocritical.
As we are taken through a
sequence of celebrity chats,
expert demonstrations and news
release items pertaining to
clothing and appearance, we
distance ourselves from our own
hype as a studio audience and
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January 12,1990 THE ARTS
to produce beauty
feel a growing revulsion for the
cruel and absurd charade of the
commercial enterprise of beauty
manufacturing.
This is how I understood the
production when I saw it during
its initial run at the Fringe.
There it was mounted at the
Warehouse, an erstwhile underground parking garage across
from the Heritage Hall, whose
cavernous depths and bleacher
seating lent strongly to the
feeling of a television studio.
Operating television cameras,
booming music and studio
lighting made the setting real.
At the Waterfront Theatre,
the illusion of a television studio
setting is feeble. The minimal
technical crew and apparatus
merely provide clutter and din.
The weakness of this aspect of
the production leads to serious
problems with the basis ofthe
show. Gone with the effective
pretense of a television studio is
the satirical duality underlying
the script. We are left solely with
its profane, vulgar outward
appearance.
Other problems surface. In
an effort to appeal to a mass audience, the creators of the show
have added segments which
contribute minimally to its
principal theme, e.g., a stand-up
routine by a Rodney Dangerfield
look-alike and a Chippendale's
kick boxer. They add flash but
lack substance.
The ambitions and risks of
commerce have penetrated the
core of this show, transforming it
from a clever and insightful
satire into the disturbing subject
matter it had set out to parody.
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Thursday. Jan. 18
12:30 PM
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Play promotes exploitation
ST. MARK'S COLLEGE
Catholic Centre on Campus
by Carol Hui
and Nadene Rehnby
IN an idyllic world, World of
Beauty would be social satire
In the real world, it is nothing
but dangerous.
World of Beauty promotes
sexist, racist and homophobic
views, and ridicules obesity, poverty, feminism and environ-
mentalism, just to name a
few.
To justify the offensive
garbage World of Beauty
puts forward, its promoters
call it 'satire.' Perhaps the
intention ofthe show is to mock
a society which does take
pleasure in the inadequacies of
people and in television exploiting the misfortunes in people's
lives. But any moral messages
are buried underneath the
bawdy, discriminatory attempts
at humour.
World of Beauty is not
satire. It never reaches the point
where it asks us to consider and
question what's before us and
question. It only asks us to
laugh.
What is so funny about
women clawing each other to win
a beauty contest? What is funny
about highlighting the effeminate nature of a gay designer?
What is funny about listening to
a Chinese rap singer with a
heavy foreign accent? What is
funny about showing that all you
need to get a feminist to act like
a real woman is to beat her into
submission? (Would Marc Lepine
have laughed?)
World of Beauty will sell lots
of tickets. It is advertised as
being full of sex, and everybody
knows that in mainstream
Vancouver theatre, sex sells.
And so, under the guise of
social satire, hordes of people
will flock to see a scantily-clad
cast.
The sexual objectification of
women throughout the play is
compensated for by having a
muscle-bound kickboxer who slid
his T-shirt back and forth
between his legs.
An actor remarks "With Madonna's choice of fashion attire,
it was no wonder Sean beats
her". And the audience roars.
There is something deeply
disturbing about a society where
people find humour in watching
an overweight woman being
forced to do gymnastics.
Who were the producers expecting as an audience
when they call their play
"the tractor pull of Vancouver?" Were they seriously
expecting a group of people
that could watch the
exploitation and humiliation of
minorities with a critical eye and
gain something useful from it?
In The World of Beauty,
people find laughter in the
ridicule of the physically unattractive, racial and sexual
minorities, and people with a
social cause.
If just one audience member
walks out of World of Beauty
believing that the play is funny,
that humiliating the underdog is
acceptable, World of Beauty has
done our society a serious
disservice, and becomes then, a
dangerous way to sell tickets.
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THE UBYSSEY/5 1VT ~ v^ IcielciM-* _l_lclliIl,
with the VSO
by Roger Kanno
IT has been a good season
for violin lovers at the
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra.
That tradition continued Saturday evening with guest soloist
Cho-Liang Lin who performed
Nielsen's Violin Concerto.
MUSIC
The Vancouver
Symphony Orchestra
January 6,1990
Orpheum
A critically acclaimed recording artist with the CBS Master-
works label, Lin has performed
with such distinguished orchestras as the Boston Symphony,
Los Angeles Philharmonic, New
York Philharmonic, and the
London Symphony Orchestra.
Lin wasted no time in
making his presence known on
stage. Within seconds it was
evident that he is a violinist of
considerable virtuosity. His
range and expression are
formidable.
In the serene opening of the
first movement Lin demonstrated a subdued passion. The
frenetic solo cadenza near the
end of the first movement
brought sweat to his brow; the
sweat of an artist practicing his
craft. The second movement
allowed Lin to showcase his more
playful side with quick articulation of notes and an upbeat
tempo.
Both movements were
handled with skill and feeling,
evidenced in the facial expressions and subtle movements of
his body, providing a holistic
interpretation ofthe music.
There were, however, no wasted
gestures.
There was also no wasted
movement by English guest conductor Bryden Thomson. His t
business-like delivery and exact
baton technique set the tone for
Williams' Symphony No. 2. And
who better than a Briton,
making his North American
debut, to conduct the piece
named the London Symphony?
The opening moments of this
symphony were characterized by
strings providing a restrained
backdrop for the woodwinds.
This led into boisterous brass
and percussion, which in turn
shifted to the sweeping violin
and viofa sections. But this time
the woodwinds provided the
background.
The sweeping nature ofthe
piece emphasized by Thomson
was like a painter using broad
brush strokes to illustrate Williams' London with the conductor
at the canvas.
The soulful viola solo ofthe
second movement was effectively
played. The English horn was
used sparingly to accentuate the
beauty of old London. The woodwind and brass sections of the
orchestra, though not often
called upon, proved their worth
on this night.
Thomson and the orchestra
had fun with the third movement; a busy, plucky passage
which lent itself to light-hearted
interpretation.
Although the choices for the
evening's programme were not
from the more traditional repertoire (especially Nielsen's piece),
the VSO handled themselves
with composure; perhaps
aroused by Lin's inspiring
performance.
The final notes of the fourth
movement trailed peacefully into
the tranquil London evening
moments before the audience
filed quietly into the calm, but
damp Vancouver night.
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by Mark Nielsen
IF any two books have gained
a second wind in terms of
relevance, it's a pair about B.C.
premier Bill Vander Zalm.
PRINT ~
Fantasyland: Inside the
Reign of Bill Vander Zalm
Gary Mason and Keith Baldry
McGraw-Hill Ryerson
Fantasy Government:
Bill Vander Zalm's First
Three Years
Stan Persky
New Star Books
Both were released just days
before the November Social
Credit Convention, which
followed a wave of five straight
by-election defeats putting the
Zalm's leadership capabilities
into question.
One more by-election loss
later, Vander Zalm has promised
to reconsider his usefulness,
placing a self-imposed deadline
of January 17 (that's this
Wednesday) to decide on his
future.
As political junkies beg to
question whether or not Bill
Vander Zalm should step down
from the premiership, Fantasyland: Inside the Reign of Bill
Vander Zalm, and Fantasy
Government are once again
riding the wave of controversy.
Written by Vancouver Sun
reporters Gary Mason and Keith
Baldrey, Fantasyland contains
much ofthe intrigue and inside
information that make political
books interesting.
It opens with an account of
Vander Zalm and his assistants
sitting in the premier's office
thinking of a way    to discredit
senior members Grace McCarthy
and Brian Smith days after they
had quit the cabinet in a huff.
From there Mason and Baldrey undergo a loose chronology
of events leading up to that day,
taking time out to look at the
man himself as well as both his
adversaries and the people close
to him.
They also describe some of
the behind the scenes incidents
and follies—such as the time a
dozen stories were gleaned from
the ever media-conscious
premier in a single Zander
Scrum."
Throughout the book,
Vander Zalm comes across as
impulsive, aimless, disorganized
and lacking in the political
awareness needed to keep
control of a provincial government.
However, at the same time
Baldrey and Mason imply that
he seems to be learning. Whether
or not he's learned quick enough
to hold onto power remains the
big question for Baldrey and
Mason.
The other book, Fantasy
Government: Bill Vander Zalm's
First Three Years, is written by
former Ubysseyer and present
day left-wing clarion Stan
Persky, a man who can be called
many things, but not boring.
Unfortunately, Persky relies
almost exclusively on press clippings, those of Mason and
Baldrey included, as source
material.
Nonetheless, what he lacks
in back room gossip he makes up
for with an entertaining style,
and in some ways establishes a
clearer picture than Mason and
Baldrey of what Vander Zalm
has done.
To a larger extent than
Mason and Baldrey, he plays
down the one-man-band image of
Vander Zalm. Instead, Persky
tries to show the Zalm as a front-
man for a Socred attempt to put
a new face on worn-out ideas.
He comes close to convincing
the reader, but in the end,
Persky falls short because he
relies too much on implication
and not enough on analysis.
Both books are worthwhile,
Persky's being the quicker and
less expensive read, and more
helpful in drawing your own
opinion ofthe man.
Whether Vander Zalm will
listen to that opinion, however,
remains another question.
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Glory might appear to be little
more than another piece of
violent propaganda designed to
reinforce Bush Administration
values and inspire national pride
in its (largely) red-blooded
American audience.
FILM
Glory
Opened Last Friday
It soon becomes apparent,
however, that screenwriter
Kevin Jarre has graduated from
his Rambo: First Blood Part II
days and has made a serious
effort to write a powerful script
with at least a modicum of
sensitivity and intelligence.
Based in part upon the
letters of Colonel Robert Gould
Shaw and directed by Edward
Zwick, Glory is a dramatic and
moving, yet at the same time
realistic, portrayal of the
American Civil War.
Matthew Broderick plays a
young and still wet behind the
ears colonel whose job it is to
command the 54th Regiment of
Massachusetts Volunteer
Infantry, the first black unit to
fight in the Civil War.
The long and arduous training needed to turn the raw 54th
into a company of professional
soldiers is a vehicle through
which the realities of racial
segregation are revealed in a
manner neither overly sympathetic to the white or black
perspective.
Unfortunately, the characters' struggles with their prejudices and situations would have
been more convincing had not
many of the tensions that were
developed throughout the course
ofthe movie been swept away by
the momentum ofthe final
twenty minutes.
Nevertheless, the film is successful largely because of the fact
that the story does not exist
merely as padding for elaborate
combat scenes. Rather, the
battles along with the impeccable costume and set designs,
serve as a historical frame of
reference that is crucial to the
movie's effect.
Never for a moment losing
its grip on the audience, Glory
draws no conclusions, thus
compelling the viewer to draw
his or her own in what is one of
the more enlightened war movies
to come to screen in some time.
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by Alberto Rubio
"m
HERE are a lot of films
that never get shown,
and the simple reason is that
they aren't profitable," says third
year Arts student Jamie Furlong. "It shouldn't be that way."
INTERVIEW
Jamie Furlong
President   Cinema-16
As this year's president of
Cinema-16, he intends to help
change the situation.
Furlong was one of those kids
who watched Star Wars over ten
times. As a university student he
has maintained passion for the
cinema through involvement in
the UBC Film Society and
elective courses in film history
and aesthetics.
"Film was not necessarily created for profit," says Furlong.
"It's only Hollywood that has
really turned it into a money-
making operation."
Furlong wants to escape this
mentality and expose the public,
especially students, to films that
have been unfairly neglected.
Cinema-16, the third and
probably least-known division of
the UBC Film Society, is a
perfect vehicle for these plans.
"Cinema-16 is the art-and-
culture aspect ofthe club," says
Furlong. "It was created to
supply the need for foreign,
artistic, and experimental films
on campus. We can show just
about anything we want."
Profits from the other two
divisions (SubFilms and Classics) leave Cinema-16 the
freedom to devote itself exclusively to its mandate.
Though the department has
lost money in the past, Cinema-
16 has turned a profit for the last
three years. This could be a sign
of increasing public interest in
art films, and Furlong hopes to
extend such success through the
first term of 1990.
And while Furlong intends to
show obscure films, he also
insists that "the best films are
those that can be artistic, give
some sort of message or explore
some idea, and still be entertaining."
Furlong has chosen four film
series, including Yugoslavian
and German cinema, B movies,
documentaries, and a silent film.
In mid-season there will be a
surprise film, not to be announced until show time.
The choice of a B movie series
is a curious and unexpected one.
These films were controversial in
their time, not taken seriously by
the critical establishment. But,
they "deal with things that aren't
dealt with in mainstream films,"
and are therefore potentially interesting.
Russ Meyer's Vixen, for instance, was the second film in
the U.S. to be rated X—"although by today's standards it
would rate probably PG or R-14,"
he adds.
Pink Flamingos, one of John
Waters' underground films, is
probably the most controversial
of Furlong's selection. Its
material was shocking in 1972
and may still offend conventional
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audiences, but Furlong is sure
many people will be "curious to
see what all the fuss is about"
and appreciate this opportunity
to view it.
The second series features
films by the Yugoslavian director
Dusan Makavejev, one of the
most important filmmakers of
his country.
"Unfortunately the Yugoslavian film industry has not
received a lot of exposure,"
Furlong laments, "which is a
shame." He has selected
Makavejev's Montenegro and
WR: Mysteries of the Organism,
two imaginative and intelligent
films. The latter has been shown
before in Vancouver to much
acclaim, and Furlong hopes to
revive its deserved success this
spring.
His third series, featuring the
bizarre documentaries of Les
Blank, "combines entertainment
and information in a visually
interesting way." Included are
Garlic is as Good as Ten Mothers, a history of garlic, and Gap-
Toothed Women, a film "about
women who have gaps in their
front teeth, from Chaucer's Wife
of Bath to Lauren Bacall."
Furlong's last series is (rather
cynically) entitled "Films I'd Like
to See", and features three
unrelated classics: Jean
Cocteau's Orpheus, Werner
Herzog's Stroszek, and Fritz
Lang's silent work Siegfried.
"Silent and black-and-white
is, in these days, the kiss of
death," says Furlong, but hopes
audiences will learn to surmount
that prejudice.
Perhaps in time the efforts of
people like Furlong will indeed
break down some ofthe barriers
between the general public and
art.
Cinema-16 films are shown
every Wednesday evening at the
SUB Auditorium. All foreign
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THE ARTS
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UBC Theatre grads soar
by Nadene Rehnby
No More Marriages is a
production the average
play-goer will enjoy, and those
with a love for the theatre will
adore.
THEATRE
No More Marriages
Kitsilano House
Wednesday through Saturday
until January 27
A collective of seven former
UBC Bachelor of Fine Arts students are
part of a
stirring play
that chronicles the lives
and love of
Sir Henry
Irving and
Dame Ellen
Terry.
The play
is the first
attempt for
playwright
Stephanie
Berkmann,
who has
always been
interested in
the history of
Irving and
Terry. After UBC Bachelor
being approached by actors Tim
Hyland and Sarah Rodgers to
put together something for last
year's Fringe, she came up with
the idea of No More Marriages.
Sir Henry Irving and Dame
Ellen Terry were monumental
figures in the evolution of
theatre. In the early 1800's,
Berkmann tells us, "actress was
a synonym for prostitute and
actors were considered vagabonds and thieves."
Irving and Terry's work onstage helped contribute to
theatre becoming fashionable
entertainment and gave credibility to the acting profession. Both
were knighted for their contributions to the English stage.
No More Marriages explores
both the theatre and society of
the time. Berkmann explains
how Terry, an unmarried
mother, became accepted by
society because of the respect she
received in the theatre, and how
that change in attitude "made it
possible for women of any walk
to seriously pursue a career as
an actress and not be considered
a prostitute."
The company has also done
a commendable job of examining
theatre style and practice in the
late 1800's, and stays true to the
period.
No More Marriages takes its
audience into the emergence of
modern theatre, showing us the
important turn of events that led
to the stage becoming what it is
The play has expanded from
its one-act success at the Fringe
Festival to become a full length
play. Three actors, playing a
variety of roles, have been
added.
John Murphy is perfect, a
brilliant addition to the cast,
and Neil Gallagher adds energy
to the play. Michael Vonn, with
her great faint, rounds out the
three new members of the cast.
As Hyland explains, "It can
get a little bit static between
Sarah and I, and then they come
on with new energy, leaving us
somewhere completely different."
The
play, though,
is about
Irving and
Terry, and so
revolves
around
Sarah
Rodgers and
Tim Hyland,
both of whom
give themselves
entirely over
to the
production,
setting a
charge to the
room that is
real and
of Fine Arts Grads in No More Marriages alive. It is
today.
Ellen Terry and Henry
Irving caused a tangled web of
gossip and innuendo off-stage,
and this is the aspect ofthe
relationship Berkmann chose to
explore, though the play never
answers the question asked for
decades of Terry and Irving:
"were they lovers?" Berkmann
will tell you, "I don't think so, not
in a physical sense," while
Rodgers gives an exuberant
"absolutely!" and Hyland
"...yeah, sure" with a shrug and a
smile.
The play is intriguing both
as an intimate look at a complex
relationship, and as a source of
history, though Berkmann says
"I wouldn't say ifs historically
accurate, though it is based on
facts. We created characters that
worked for the play, not so much
to be historically correct."
hard for them to hide the fact
that they are in love.
Hyland plays up the private
and rather pompous character of
Sir Henry Irving, and contrasts
well with the elegant and
powerful performance of Rodgers.
Though at times the actors
seem to be rushing through their
lines at breakneck speed, it is
easy to see how the energy on
stage caused them to push
themselves.
Lighting and costumes add
effective tone to the production,
all under the capable hands of
director Michael Fera.
This collection of UBC grads
has done an excellent job of
putting together months of
formidable research, writing,
work-shopping and expansion to
create a play that is both
entertaining and enlightening.
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Take Karl to court
Like any other large corporation, the Alma Mater
Society is not averse to using "damage control" if need be.
Such is the case with the AMS student council's handling of the AMS audit and the resulting resignation of
AMS director of finance Karl Kottmeier at the student
council meeting Wednesday.
Their decision to allow Kottmeier to get by with a slap
on the wrist after he took and used more than $8,000 of
students' money for his own purposes shows contempt for
the students of this university, and a blatant disregard for j
fundamental justice.
Consider the circumstances of Kottmeier's embezzlement of student funds (for that is what it was—although
the Alma Mater Society, the clique of buddies that it is, is
reluctant to tell the truth). Kottmeier used the funds for
beer, pizza (including deliveries to his own house) and for
his own credit card payments. When confronted with his ■]
deeds, according to Mike Lee, Kottmeier even admitted it.
Lee added Kottmeier did not appear to feel guilty. Karl's
excuse was that he intended to pay the money back—an
argument the local RCMP even noted as being the standard
response of any person caught red-handed.
Think about that for a minute. Ifyou took over $8,000
from non-personal accounts at your place of work, would
you say "I intended to take that money" or "I was going to
give it back?"
The AMS went even as far as using the word "borrowed" in the initial draft of a motion that asked council
members not to lay criminal charges against Kottmeier.
Though the wording was changed to "drawn," the mentality
of council probably did not change.
We find it odd that Andrew Hicks, who is chair of SAC
and director of administration, had a $500 budget for giving
pizza to deserving committees and putting juice in his
fridge, yet he had to use an account that was set up for a
basketball road trip to the island according to the original
intent ofthe committee (think about it Hicks—how could
feeding pizza to SAC help the UBC basketball team fans
have more fun in Victoria? How stupid do you think we
are?).
We are angry that Vanessa Geary should have decided
to turn her back to the AMS representatives, and by
extension the students of this university—by giving AMS
money to Wayne Nellis to hobnob with progressive folks in
that hotbed of democratic values, North Korea—after they
had voted not to donate any money to Nellis.
One councillor summed up the AMS' evident attitude.
He said instructing the RCMP to press charges against
Kottmeier would "make the AMS look bad," especially in its
dealings with the university, community and government.
We have news for those who voted against prosecution—the AMS already looks bad. And going in-camera to
discuss a letter from Kottmeier to Hicks did not help. Did
Kottmeier, by any chance, incriminate himself? Did Hicks?
Are there items in the letter which, if revealed, would lead
UBC students to demand the RCMP investigate the AMS?
If the AMS wanted to hush this particular item up, they
have blown it.
The strongest argument in favour of having the AMS
press charges against Kottmeier is this—there is no way
that the AMS can prevent a Crown Prosecutor and a
defense lawyer from looking into and exposing the truth
about this affair. A full breast of things looks better than
"damage control."
We urge the students of UBC to tell their representatives on the AMS student council to seek the release of all
relevant material on this affair.
Finally we all know the story how humans are not
perfect. This planet is an all too willing example of this.
But the attempt to uphold some form of justice should
continue. When students run for political office they accept
the responsibility that goes with it. Sometimes this means
breaking friendships for the integrity of a larger society.
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January 12,1990
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Less talk more action
In the weeks following
the tragedy at University de
Montreal, there has been a
temporary refocussing of
public attention on the ever-
present problem of violence
against women.
Undeniably a clear-cut
case in point, the incident of
December  6th  cannot  be
dismissed as the isolated act
of a disturbed mysogynist.
Certainly, an attack motivated by such concentrated
and openly-defined hatred
of women leads us to set it
apart as exceptional, out of
the mainstream of   domestic violence,  rape, incest,
sexual   harassment   and
abuse.      But  beware...the
next step is to then minimize, or worse, to dismiss
these issues with little more
than "oh, but thi s was different — this was a crime
against humanity".  Secondarily, yes; but first and
foremost, an appalling violation of the right to exist,
freely and safely, as a female.
The other crimes cited
are no less a violation than
this blatant massacre —
they simply accumulate,
recurring quietly and invisibly, adding to the toll ofthe
emotionally destroyed as
well as the murdered. Yet,
the malefactors are still met
with punishments too lenient to eradicate these
abominable offenses
against females.
I do not, however, believe that the incident
should be used as a platform
for anti-male demonstrations in support of feminism. How better to sustain
Le pine's torch of hatred,
fortify the towering walls of
alienation between the
sexes? Certainly, not all
males hold the beliefs of
Marc Lepine, (although he
is not as rare a specimen as
some would wish to believe).
Nor do I deny that an increasing number of men are
becoming conscious of some
fundamental values and
attitudes, entrenched in our
social systems, which continue to impose limitations
upon and threats to
women's safety and freedoms. Yet, consciousness is
not an end in itself; there are
still more hurdles to overcome.
In reality, women continue to function from a
position of defense — in a
social environment hostile
to our rights of personal
safety and security, we are
constantly forced to adapt,
develop new strategies to
decrease our risks of being
assaulted, or recover after
we have been victimized.
The responsibility to deal
with or avoid violence and
abuse is still being placed
upon the wronged half of the
population.
Rape crisis centres,
shelters for battered
women, sexual harassment
policies are all (unfortunately) absolutely necessary, crucial avenues of
support for women. But do
you see that these are only
band-aids, spot treatments
for wounds that have al
ready been inflicted? The
deplorable lack of action
against the roots of the
abuse threatens to reduce
these efforts to token gestures.
Women and men are
shocked and outraged by the
events in Montreal. Women
and men mourn the loss.
Shared grief does not, however, compensate for the
fundamental discrepancy—
shared experience. Herein
lies the crucial point to be
made by the December
shootings: it is not enough
for men to express their rage
or shame or sympathy.
They are the only ones who
can stop the violence before
it happens, remove this
threat of which they are the
creators and perpetrators.
When will the words,
the anger, the dismay, the
tears be turned into ACTION? Women are doing all
that they can — but it's
tough to talk about the restructuring of male attitudes and behaviours, while
you're screaming for help. I
would like to hear some responses from men who express their concern for
women's safety — how do
you propose to make tangible differences?
Men must accept their
responsibility to take significant steps towards
change...and walking us to
the parking lot is not far
enough.
Dania Sheldon
Arts 2
Understand male violence
Exploiting the "Montreal massacre" for partisan purposes in the battle
ofthe sexes is bad politics,
based on bad social theory.
In the first place, we are all
in this together: males are
at least as likely to be victims of male violence as
females. Secondly, male
violence is a complex phenomenon in our society; if
we wish to address it properly, we would do well to
understand it better before pointing fingers.
Our society puts far
more pressure on males
than on females to succeed in publicly visible
ways. And let's be honest:
women—mothers, wives,
girlfriends, and primary
school teachers—are
atleast as great contributors to the perpetuation of
this state of affairs as men
are. It is still true, for
example, that very few
women choose to marry
men of a significantly
lower socio-economic
status.
These pervasive social forces are naturally invoked to account, in part,
for men's generally
greater success-motivation, and consequently for
the predominance of men
among the top positions of
power and status. This is
commonplace; the advantages to men of sexist social pressures are widely
publicized these days. But
not all men are created
equal, nor do all men share
the same experience. Indeed, there is a much
broader variance in the life-
expectations of males than
females. The same sexist
social pressures that advantage some males have an
equal and opposite effect on
many others.
Since publicly visible
success plays a smaller part
in most women's self-esteem, incompetencies which
prevent them from achieving this success are not
nearly  as  devastating  to
Perspective^
their self-esteem. Indeed,
incompetencies in women
are often seen as endearing
or cute. As well, society
provides much better consolation to women who "fail".
But society has no place for
incompetent men; a failed
man is the object of universal scorn. Though plagued
by feelings of inadequacy
and low self-esteem, he is
socialized neither to complain nor seek consolation.
Too often he turns instead to
drastic measures: to suicide; to crime; or to senseless
violence, by which means he
hopes to assert a much-
needed sense of superiority
over someone—anyone.
Naturally this violence
is frequently directed toward those who are perceived to be taking away the
basis of their self-respect
(immigrants, women). A deprived,   abused,   incompe
tent man is not likely to be
very sympathetic toward
intelligent, middle-class
women who use inflammatory rhetoric to make ever
more strident demands for
stronger reverse-discrimination. Few women who
read this have faced the
harsh familial and social
pressures that Marc
Lepine grew up in. Fewer
still have experienced the
force of his testosterone
level (though PMS has
been used as a defense for
female violence in some
courts in the U.S.). Few
people know the feelings
of frustration, disappointment, inadequacy,
and low self-esteem that
drove him to despair. How,
then, can we confidently
label him 'victimizer' as
opposed to 'victim*?
Either way, the goal is
to avoid producing more
like him. We might begin
by softening the social
pressures and broadening
the basis of self-esteem for
men. This alone entails
massive attitudinal
changes, not only on the
part of men, but in particular on the part of women
who must accept more
sensitive, more vulnerable, and less ambitious
men. Personally, I don't
see a lot of movement in
this direction; but who
knows what is within the
bounds of the human psyche?
G^A. Brown
M-Sc.-Commerce
10/THE UBYSSEY
January\12,1990
\ T"St
LETTERS
Biting the hand
that feeds them
Canada's campus newspapers declared war on the system
last week (The Ubyssey, Jan. 9),
denouncing "any hierarchy maintained by power and/or privilege,
including the state, corporations
and schools". The motion passed at
the CUP newspaper conference
was a brainchild of two social
anarchists, Paul Dayson and Carl
Wilson (of The Ubyssey and The
McGill Daily, respectively), who
assumed the role of representing
their campus paper staffs.
That a couple of social anarchists come up with such a game
plan is hardly surprising. What is
surprising and highly annoying,
however, is that "after a two minute debate" the motion was carried
with no opposition and only a
handful of delegates abstained.
CUP defiance against the
state, corporations and schools is
highly suspicious, considering
that from a random sample of
several issues from six campus
newspapers I found that over 50%
of the advertising space was
bought by "the state, corporations
and schools". The implication of
this finding are wide ranging.
The activities of CUP papers
are essentially financed to a very
large extent by state, corporations
and schools. In fact, the delegates'
trips to the CUP convention in
Waterloo was in a large part made
possible by the sale of advertising
to these institutions.
For these reasons, I challenge
The Ubyssey and all other CUP
papers to follow up on their muscle
flexing in Waterloo. If The Ubyssey was really supportive of the
mandate demanded by CUP, it
would cease to sell advertisements
to government institutions, corporations, and educational establishments.
But of course, hypocrisy will
prevail and CUP and its affiliates
will continue to ride on the back of
its enemies.
That is, however, unless the
corporate world realizes that it
would be a very wise decision to
refuse to buy any more advertising
from the leftist CUP propaganda
machine. It would be interesting
to see how long CUP papers would
be able to survive in such a scenario.
Robin Muehlebach
Arts 3
Build a parkade
Here it is:a proposal to ease B-
lot parking pressures, save the
environment, reduce student expenses, create jobs, and free up
university land for future development (without tree removal). Car
pool. Pretty radical idea. But since
at the moment the aforementioned reasons are insufficient to
convince the majority of B-lot users to adopt this practice I suggest
some additional incentive.
Parking in the lots between
Agronomy Rd. and Thunderbird
Blvd. costs $3.00/single passenger
car, $2.00/2 passenger car, and
remains at a quarter for cars with
3 or more people. Parking in the
first lots south of Thunderbird
Blvd. costs $2.00/single passenger
car, $1.00/2 passenger car, and
remains at a quarter for 3 or more.
Parking in the 'Richmond' lots
stays at a quarter.
Between wealthy students
and by freeing up a large amount
of university land for development
(another Hampton Place perhaps?), this parking structure will
pay for itself. The costs needing to
be recovered would be those ofthe
wages for the employees needed
between 7am and noon each weekday. Students can reduce their
parking costs by 75% (not to mention reductions in fuel and maintenance costs). The university can
build the new Forest Sciences
building without further land
clearing.And there will.of course,
be an improvement in air quality,
a reduction in U.E.L. road maintenance costs, etc., etc..
This proposal is subject to
modifications and improvements
and unwarranted criticisms, so
fire away! Let me anticipate a few:
2-seater car... bad purchase, take
the exercise or pool with someone;
really having trouble finding a car
pool... challenge the A.M.S. to
organize an effective system (with
their budget this looks like another job possibility).
So that's it. Hopefully the
obvious benefits of this will motivate some discussion and, heaven
forbid, action!
Lawrence Redfern
Agricultural Science 2
Apartheid is bad
As Professor Christian has
pointed out (Jan 5), economists
and political scientists may disagree about the effects of sanctions on South African society.
That is not the central issue.
Black South African leaders
have voiced their support for sanctions and their willingness to
undergo short-term hardship for a
fundamental social change. To
decide paternalistically, from
across the ocean, what is best for
the black man is to mimic the policies of the South African government. Black leaders are not asking
for advice at this time in their
independent struggle, they are
calling for international support.
I lived in South Africa for five
years and have some personal
experience of conditions in that
country. The white minority, especially Afrikaans-speaking, lives
an insulated existence, remote
from the suffering of the black
population that supports them.
Their policy is based on a concocted national history and a fear
of black reprisal. My personal
reaction to the situation is not a
calculated intellectual one. It is an
emotional anguish at one culture's
existence at the extreme expense
of another's.
Mark Classen
Arts 4
Ooooops...
Carl Wilsonain't "an editor" of
The McGill Daily (The Ubyssey,
Jan. 9p.l), he's a mere staffer. The
person responsible has been made
editor of The McGill Magazine. -
Eds.
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Hindmarch resigns from Athletics Department
by Michael Booth
An era is drawing to a close.
After 35 years in the UBC
athletic department, the last ten
as director of athletics and sport
services, Dr. Bob Hindmarch has
decided to step down when his
current term ends June 30,1991.
Hindmarch's roots in UBC
athletics reach back to his undergraduate days here. After graduating from Nanaimo's John Shaw
High School, Hindmarch had to
choose between attending a Canadian university or accepting an
athletic scholarship from the University of Washington.
"Richie Nichol (a guard on
UBC's basketball team in the late
forties) helped convince me to stay
in Canada," said Hindmarch. "He
told me to go to a Canadian university because (I) wouldn't play
much in the U.S."
"But in my first football game
at UBC, actually the first football
game I ever played, I spent most of
the game on the bench. I played
defense and on my first play I tackled the punter as I didn't know
that was illegal."
Hindmarch graduated from
UBC in 1953 after playing on varsity teams in football, basketball,
hockey, and baseball. In hi s graduating year he was awarded the
Bobby Gaul award as UBC's outstanding male athlete, the only
award winner to have played four
varsity sports.
Hindmarch then took a position at Duke of Connaught High
School where he taught science,
social studies and physical education. Athletics was also a major
part of his job there as he coached
basketball, ice hockey, track and
field and started a football team.
Hindmarch returned to UBC
in 1955 as an assistant to new
head football coach Frank Gnupp.
He continued in that capacity for
eight years while working to complete his PhD through the University of Oregon.
In 1962 he addedhockey to his
assistant coaching chores and he
helped Father David Bauer develop the UBC squad into a team
that made up the majority of the
Canadian team at the 1964 Winter
Olympics in Innsbruck, Austria.
Following   the   Olympics,
Hindmarch quit football and succeeded Bauer as head coach ofthe
hockey team. He coached the team
for 12 years, compiling a 203-123-
12 record including a Canada
West title in 1970-71.
Hindmarch resigned from
coaching in 1976 and taught in the
physical education department
before being named director of
athletics and sport services in
1980.
"There has been a tremendous growth in athletics at UBC,"
Hindmarch said. "Only the University of Toronto has won more
national championships but they
have been around a lot longer.
"We have had more representatives on Olympic, Pan American
and Commonwealth games teams
than any other university in Canada. UBC has one of the best athletic programs in Canada and we
have the best intramurals program in the country."
The future holds many possibilities for Hindmarch, not the
least of which involves the Canadian Olympic Association. Hindmarch has served as a vice-president for the Association since 1981
and was recently re-elected for
another four-year term.
Roger Jackson, a UBC graduate and gold medal winner in
rowing at the 1964 summer Olympics in Tokyo, is stepping down as
COA President, and Hindmarch is
currently considering running for
the position at the Association's
convention in April.
Pam Frache fights for commission. For story see page 1   don mah photo
cont. from pg 1
clubs, said he did not know that
Victoria Invasion was a deconsti-
tuted club until the time of the
audit in late November.
"It was not dru w n to my attention to deal with," said Hicks.
"Unless there is a problem [in
SAC J, I don't want to look over
their shoulder."
Hicks said he did not question
the fact that he was a signing
member for a club of which he had
never met a member, because, "I
assumed that Karl, as director of
finance who has signing authority
over all accounts and may authorize signing authority, could give
me signing authority of the account."
Hicks also said that [snacks
and refreshments] should be properly budgeted for through the individual committtees or the student
council budget.
"The big issue is that I should
have been given a proper account
or gotten advice from council
whether council wished to provide
refreshments."
Vanessa Geary, coordinator
of external affairs, was also implicated into the audit affair.
This past June, Geary put
forth a motion in student council
asking for a travel grant which
would enable a UBC student,
Wayne Nellis, to attend the World
International Youth Conference
in North Korea.
The motion to grant Nellis
$400 did not attain the two-thirds
approval needed from council, and
failed.
After that council meeting,
Geary said that Karl Kottmeier,
then director of finance, approached her:
"Do you want some money?"
Kottmeier asked.
"Can  we  do that?" replied
Geary.
"Sure," answered Kottmeier.
Kottmeier then gave Geary
$200 which came from the Victoria
Invasion account. She then gave to
Wayne Nellis.
"I assumed the money was
coming from both of our budgets
since he'd said to me at the time
"how about $100 from yours, $100
from mine,'" said Geary.
Geary said she did not check
afterwards to see whether the
money had come from her budget.
As for disregarding council's
decision by lending Nellis money,
Geary said, "It wasn't right for me
to do. My feelings at time were
that it was a worthwhile cause,
and that he [Nellis] might come
back and share his experience
with UBC."
"But my motivations were not
to slap council in the face. It wasn't
an act of disregard for council's
decision," she said.
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