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Array The whips and chains of fear
Our hyper funky Hallowe'en Story Contest Winner
by Craig Bavis
Arts 2
It was a dark and stormy night,
and I awoke to find myself in chains
and leather. CLAAAAANG! Whi t in the
hell was that god -CLAAAAANG!- awful
As I ({roped for consciousness -
CLAAAAANG!- it occurred to nje that I
was on top of -CLAAAAANG!- the Library clock tower chained to at i altar. I
then realized that -CLAAAAAJIG!- the
woman that had approached me in the
-CLAAAAANG!- Pit wasn't just using a
new pick -CLAAAAANG!- up line.
She claimed that she vas Madonna of the UBC Young Satani sts, and
did I want to be part of a ritual Halloween sacrifice photo fora new book? The
last thing I remember, before everything went black, was beginning to
refuse after sipping the drink *he had
bought me.
A yell to my left startled n e. "Yo! -
I need a carbuncle! Can you spa re one?"
I looked down to see an inebri itcd engineer climbingup the side of tie tower
and pointing at the apparatus I was
restrained with. He explained to me in
mono-syllabic words that the er gi neers
needed to bring the clock tower to the
Chee/.e factory in order to plug up a
worm hole thatopened there le adingto
10th and Alma. "Sure" I said 1 appy to
get down as he grabbed the chains. I
was scrambling over some hi >ck and
tackle at the bottom of the tow er when
I suddenly realized why those three
fellows in the Washington rluskics
jackets that I had seen earlier wanted
directions to the Cheeze factoi y and to
know where they could buy u Couple
hundred hits of acid.
I then saw Jason Saunderson
rushing around the engineer!! with a
clipboard. "It's a petition for a referendum to make, umm...ummm, beer
drinking 101 a pre-req for engineering.
Yeah, that's it. No, no, don't bother to
read it, just sign it and have a free
Molson." He quickly filled the page and
ran off towards theOld Administration
building. I followed Jason into the
building and listened at the door of the
office hejust entered, the name plate of
which read "President Strangway".
Sir I've
got ten thousand signatures
on my petition i
to make membership in the
Young Conservatives an en- v
trance requirement to UBC.
You were right
sir, no one ever
bothered to
read the petition before
signing it."
"Excellent! Soon we'll
have UPC (the
University of
Just think, all
research facilities, no trees, no
students, no
environmentalists and no trouble making papers; just
easily manipulated Young P.C.'s with
buckets of money. Even as we speak a
wormholc is opening that will suck out
all the trees, students, the AMS, and
The Ubyssey."
Enraged, I leapt into the room.
"Hah. You didn't count on the engineers
doing something useful though. Right
now they arc preparing to plug the
wormholc with the clock tower, which
we all know is a source of goodness that
will counter your evil plan."
"You! I thought I had you eliminated! Grab him!" Strangway yelled as
his P.C. goon grabbed me. "Fool, the clock
tower will be destroyed in the worm
hole. I channelled all the negative en-
Don t give me that! I read your
top ten list. Number 7!" ;
I shuddered. Strangway was referring to a contest I had entered last
year forj* the Underground: I was
shocked that anyone had actually read
it. Under Top Ten things overheard at
the last Board of Governors meeting, I
had written Number 7: "Before we vote
let me talk to the little man that lives in
my pants." How was I to know?
crgy and hatred from the referendum
into the wormholc. Notningcan top that!
Before I kill you though, tell me how you \
knew about Hcimey."
"Who is Heimey?" 1 asked, realizing
that he was right about the unmatched
cvilncss of the worm hole.
Strangway apparently believed ifa'nd
had gon*so far as to name him Hcimey.
"S[ leaki ng of Hcimey, he's g ctti ng
hungry." Strangway turned tohi s desk
and pulled out a half-eaten tube of
lipstick. "Hcimey loves Mary Kay
Strawberry Sunrise." He then! stuck
the tube down his pants, as I started to
vomitovcr Jason Saunderson's Gucci shoos.
As Strangway pulled out the empty tube,
half a minute later, I hurled again, not
wanting to even think about which orifice
the lipstick had vanished into. "Jason, take
care of Mr. Bavis. Hcimey and I arc off to
the Chcczc Factory" Strangway ordered as
he waddled out of the room. The situation
was desperate! If the engineers actually
managed to get the clock tower to the worm
hole it would be destroyed and tomorrow
UPC would replace UBC. But how to get
past Jason? Knowing that he aspired to
become a politician I bribed him. It took 20
bucks, a near completed coffee card, and
an arcade coupon, but he let me go. I rushed
off towards the Chcczc Factory and entered.
Strangway was watching the Engineers as they planned to swing the tower
into place. I had only seconds to spare.
"Look" I yelled, "there is a single parent
student with two kids at the busstop at 10th
and Alma who still has $2 after paying
tuition!" I saw the greed in his eyes as he
leaned into the worm hole to sec. I pushed.
And pushed. And pushed.
heard as Strangway vanished into the
wormholc. The cvilncss of him, coupled
with the fallout from the constitutional
referendum was too much. The wormhole
surged, sucking in all the Young Conservatives on campus and then collapsed, destroying all inside. The University was
Now if I could only figure how to do
the same for the country...
Hey, Congrats, Craig. Come pick up your fab
prize in SUB 24 IK The runner-ups are Brent
Braybrook andDavidLongridge...you 're due
for prizes, too, although you don't get tope
immortalized in print. Abig thank-you to Ml
the rest who submitted stories.
Modern witches: the resurrection of women in history
by Frances Foran
Testimony of Ann Putrnan Senior and Ann Putman Junior
March 18 1692:
...and now she appeared to me only
in her shift and brought a little red-
book and a black pen in her hand,
urging me vehemently to write in her
Book; and because I would not yield
to her hellish temptations she
threatened to tear my soul out of my
body. I think I am bewitclted.
mark of Ann Putman-      __
Is this me, this no-body that is dressed
up, wrapped in veils, carefully kept
distant, pushed to the side of History
and change, nullified, kepi out ofthe
way, on the edge ofthe stage, on the
kitchen side, the bedside?
■Helene Cixous
This month marks three hundred years since the witchcraze
reached its denouement. The torture and extermination of women
accused of witchcraft had begun in
Europe three hundred years earlier,
but in 1692, the settlers discovered
that the Devil had a special, weakness
for the tenuous order of the New
That year, hundred*) of young
women in Massachusetts testified to
unholy visitations by wi'tches. The
Apparitions tempted them with
wealth, good husbands, and relief
from chores if they would "set their
hand to the Devil's Book."
Signs of possession by the devil
were an inability to speak or hear
the word of god, public renunciation
of the Good Book, and an intense
dislike of clergymen.
Four hundred were accused of
witchcraft that year in Massachusetts; most of them were women, but
some children, men and dogs were
also found guilty and executed.
By the time the "delusion"
reached Salem in 1692, the witches
had proliferated. Unlike the English
Apparitions who conveniently targeted poor women, the American
witches infiltrated the upper classes
of propertied and respected women,,
pleading with them to sign the Devil's
It was decided by the clergy that
accusers of so many noble women
could not be trusted. By October of
that year, the clergy decided that
while the devil might very well take
the shape of a woman, it couldn't be
proven that she consented to have
her Apparition used; therefore she
couldn't be held accountable for possessing other women's bodies.
History books written during the
19th century call the witch trials
which lasted 300 years a "mass delusion," as if the extermination of nine
million were an accident or a epidemic disease that could not b<5
Instead of a sudden and miraculous cure of the delusion, it seems
that the extermination of women just
took on a secular form of exile from
the "Book." The women who urged
other women to sign their names are
returning, still and again, to reclaim
their right to be included in the Books.
As well as the tricentennial of
the witch trials, October is also
women's history month in Canada.
Historians and archivists are proving that if you sift through the ashes
of time and bodies, there are remnants and reminders of women's
existence and resistance to the order
of exile.
The witches have returned, this
time to infiltrate the academy and
the official versions of history.
Joy Dixon who teaches UBC's
first women's history seminar said
women's history can topple the high
priests who have ru led the Books. If
you re-examine Jean-Jaques
Rousseau, supposedly a great Enlightenment thinker, you'll find a
man convinced of the inferiority of
Women's history, she said, "is a
way to get people to ask questions
not only about the past but about
the present to re-examine their asi-
sumptions and their commitments
and to think critically about the
The official version of the past
tends to be transferred like property
handed down to heirs along bloodlines. What has L-rvived as the institutionalized texts, feminist historians argue, is the story of the few.
Veronica Strong-Boag director
of the UBC Centre of Research in
Women's Studies and Gender Relations said, "History is largely written without reference to women in
the origins of writing. In the Western tradition, it. was done by religious
chroniclers based in monasteries.
"The traditions themselves of
the writing of the past have always
been biased in favour ofthe powerful who have been male and in
western civilization, white That
tradition became enshrined in universities."
Dixon compares women's history to an archaeological project of
mining new sources to see where
women did "sign the Book."
"As well as conventional, public sources, it's also necessary to use
unconventional sources, private
documents, diaries and letters," she
"Until the last twenty or thirty
years, on the whole the voice of his
torians has been the voice of male
historians with male concerns.
"That is reflected in the lack of
attention given to the historical activities of women and the kinds of
choices that are made about what
constitutes history. Increasingly,
people are beginning to realize that
all the big questions of history, our
understanding of what politics
means and how power is organized
have a gender component and we
can look at them in terms of gender
The resurrection of women in
history demands that other artifacts
and media be incorporated into the
canon because there are so few
"Books" written about women by
While Dixon finds use in the
texts of the "private sphere"—diaries und correspondence—Strong-
Boag sees these as being guilty of
the same fault as the canonized texts;
they are representative of the few
who had access to language and
"The benefits of those texts is
that they allow women to speak for
themselves . . . [but] the problem
with those texts, the diaries and
letters, is that when we can find
them they only come from the people
who are both literate and whose
families are in a position to save
their diaries and letters," she said.
"So there has to be som e kind of
stability, a house where things can
be saved. Poor women and women's
whose lives are unstable won't appear in these accounts."
Songs, folktales, community
lore, blunt poetry, graffiti—these
don't necessarily have a single author.
They metamorphose over time,
but Strong-Boag said these are the
wonderful historical accounts because their "visceral" quality expresses the emotion ofthe time without attention to aesthetic form. And
because some tales of this genre
circulate specifically within women's
groups, they are more likely to testify to their experience.
The power and potential of
women's history is proven by the
backlash it has generated in the elite
academic circles.
"We have a long way to go" b*s-
fore its full acceptance in the academy, says Strong-Boag.
"The debate about what texts
are the great texts of western civilization is going on in every discipline.
Oral history for example, will just
not be given equal place or legitimacy with traditional texts or even
newspapers. So there is a struggle to
define what texts are legitimate just
as there is a hierarchy of subjects
that are called legitimate."
When the autobiography of the
Guatemalan activist and Nobel laureate Rigoberta Menchu was included in the curriculum at Stanford, for example, right-wing/
reactionay Dinesh D'Souzacalled her
a "useful mouthpiece for a left-wing
critique of Western society."
Dixon responds to this kind of
criticism of new historicizing: "What
people like D'Souza ignore is that
what they think of objective mainstream history is directed to reinforcing the status quo, so in fact, no
history is objective or untainted by
the world we live in or the politics we
"I think in some ways people
who do things like women's history
are more honest about the political
commitments that inspire their
The witches are on their side.
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all." He then looked at the garbage
monster and had no comment when
he was told that the refuse would
end up in the Burn's Bog—-an ecologically sensitive wetland being
used as a landfill.
Stephen Crombie from the
UBC Comunity Relations Office
suggested that the meeting with
Strangway went as well as coul d
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David Irving is a racist, an
anti-semite and a liar say members of Vancouver's Jewish community.
Irving arrived in BC earlier
this week to begin a lecture tour of
the province but was arrested by
Canadian immigration officials on
the suspicion that he may have
entered the country illegally.
He is currently in police custody in Victoria and will be attending an immigration hearing today
to determine whether or not he
will be allowed to stay in Canada.
Zac Kaye, executive director
of UBC's Hillel House sai d, "As far
as we know, he is very much tied to
the extreme right and to fringe
pro-Nazi groups around the world."
Irving, a lecturer from Britain,
is a proponent of Hitler's National
Socialist (Nazi)ideology. Moreover,
Irving argues that the scope ofthe
Holocaust ofthe Second World war
has been blown way out of proportion.
"Basically, Irving is saying
that the Holocaust didn't happen
the way Jewish people say it did—
that 6 million people did not die,
that most of the camps were just
work camps," Kaye said.
Irving was arrested in Germany recently for promoting hatred against Jewish people. And
he has beer, banned from several
other European countries for similar reasons.
Kaye said, "My perspective,
as the Jewish chaplain at UBC is
that David Irving is perpetuating
a lie. He is offensive to alewish
people and indeed to all of humanity."
Kaye said Irving threatens the
Jewish people's "right to come together as a community."
are giving a platform to the views
which lead to [the Holocaust],"
Kaye said. "Their voice becomes
stronger and more believable as
time erodes the memory of the
Holocaust. And that is the concern
of Jewish groups and Holocaust
But, Kaye said, "Its not just a
Jewish issue—it's an issue of concern to all of Canadian society."
"The issue becomes, 'do you
want to build a multicultural
Canada?' Men like David Irving
and Rends Sundial represent a
threat to a multicultural vision of
Canada," Kaye said.
Morris Soronow, a la'ivyer for
the Canadian Jewish Congress,
attended Irving's court hearing in
Victoria just two days ago and has
been arguing that Irving should be
deported from the country for
promoting race hatred.
Soronow described section 319
of the Canadian criminal code,
which forbids the promotion of race
hatred as "a justifiable limit on
freedom of speech."
"We support freedom of
speech, but we also support the
Canadian laws which put limits on
speech," he said.
"Our case is simply that everyone is free to say anything they
want, whenever they want, as long
as they conform to the criminal
If he is released from custody,
Irving does intend to present a
lecture in Vancouver.
In fact, an advertisement for
Irving's lecture appeared in this
week's edition of The Campus
And The Times' editor-in-chief
Aaron Drake said he knew Irving
was a controversial speaker when
The Times editors decided to run
the ad.
"I have read part of Irving's
book Hitler's War," Drake said.
Drake said one of the main
points of the book was that underlings of Hitler—not the Fuhrer
himself—ordered the extermination of Jews during WWII.
"If someone makes these
claims and can cite academic evidence to back them up, weft then
you may criticize him, but you
shouldn't necessarily shut them
However, Drake insists, "Ihad
no idea of what groups [Irving] has
been involved with, or even that
he'd been arrested in Germany. If
I would have known, I don't know
what our decision would have
"Part of it came down to the
fact that we weren't completely
"We don't endorse Dairid Irving—not at all," Drake added.
Drake said that a young man
wearing combat fatigues, army
boots and a "Charlie Chaplin"
moustache came into The Times'
office to drop off the ad (which
appeared on page 7 ofthe October
27 issue). According to Drake, the
man didn't claim to represent any
particular group or organization.
But, Drake commented, "He
looked like a total fascist."
Oddly enough, about one year
ago, a young man of similar description came into The Ubyssey
office looking for a reporter who
had written an article which criticized Irving.
be expected.
"Dr. Strangway said that the
funding requirement wouldreduce
money for books, or woul d result in
lost jobs," Crombie said. He suggested that the staff and students
do more with what they've already
got. He also defended the
administration's record, stating
that they have a task force working on the problem, and a possible
way to reduce consumption would
be to cut print runs of on-campus
publications such as The Ubyssey.
O'Donnell said that this was a
typically distasteful meeting. "The
men in blue suits sit around and
talk about it . . . but if they were
committed to it they would do
something about it," she said.
One of the marchers, Christine Jackson, had this to say:
"promises—it's such crap ... why
don't you just say what you mean?"
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October 30,1992
THE UBYSSEY/3 Writers1 childhoods abound
by Paula Foran and Omar Kassis
The 1992 Fifth Vancouver
International Writers (and Readers)
Festival Introduced us to some
magnetic and colourful personalities from diverse cultures and
Sandra Birdsell from
Manitoba, David Watmough from
BC, Ruby Slipperjack from
Ontario, Neil Bissoondath from
Trinidad, Maeve Binchy from
Ireland, and Miroslav Holub from
Czechoslovakia joined in a cross-
cultural storytelling event—
"Straight from the Heart."
Straight from the Heart
October 22
Waterfront Theatre
Northern Native life Is tasted
and felt as one reads from Ruby
Slipperjack's works. Born and
raised on a trapline on Whitewater
Lake, Ontario, Slipperjack, of the
Ojibwa nation, shared her knowledge, culture and ideals with non-
Native readers. Her presence and
Writing is all right?
by Carol Farrell
It's quill* a thrill to hear an
admired author read from one of
her short stories, then have her
ask your name while autographing
a copy of her latest book.
It's this type of personal
involvement which brought so
many to Vancouver's Fifth
International Writers Festival on
Granville Island.
I.ong on Short
Granville Island
One of the events entitled,
"l.ong on Short," which discussed
the art of short story writing,
invited the audience lo share in
the cozy intimacy created by a
living room setting on stage,
complete with fireplace.
Writers from three different
backgrounds took turns reading
from one of their stories, and
answering questions.
Canadian writer and UBC
creative writing instructor Linda
Svendsen (Marine Life), Dublin-
born Sara Berkeley (The Swimmer
in the Deep Blue Dream), and
Chinese-Malaysian Shirley Lim
(work in progress called I lunger),
responded to questions about
their work and personal writing
habits with grace and good
A question was asked about
whether they sec short story
writing gaining momentum in
popularity; to which came the
reply that it's generally hard to
sell short stories, especially during
a recession.
,.'    XVhat is the appeal of writing
a short story?
ft: ^ •-,Lini replied, "There's some-  ■
thing liittnse you can do in a
short story; you can colonize an :
entire co lorry."
Berkeley says you can     '
"sustain a mood," and Svendsen
comments that she felt at home in
a short story. "You can say what .
people are thinking," she said.
When asked where they
started when writing a short story,
Berkeley replied she starts writing
from confusion and it "just seems
to come together."
Lim says she starts with
images, then writes from that
physical sensation.
Svendsen says she "walks
around a short story for a long
time" before having characters act
and talk.
It was a pleasure and a
privilege to hear and meet three
such personable and talented
writers. What is so great about a
writers festival is that it allows
aspiring writers and interested •
others a glimpse of the person
behind the* words of a favorite
piece of writing.    -
diction turned a reading into a
spiritual experience.
Silent Words, her latest novel,
focuses on the dally life of a young
native boy. His education and
personal growth are depicted in
simplistic stories of childhood life
and relationships.
Slipperjack's novel attempts to
show the non-verbal. Implicit
method of communication that is
an integral part of Native expression. According to Slipperjack,
learning about life is not forced
into Native children and young
adults following the prescriptive
methods of western education, it is
presented to them non-verbally.
Her title. Silent Words,
describes the way many of the
most important Ideas In Native
society are conveyed. As individuals learn by observing customs and
values In action, they draw on an
inner force to pursue wisdom,
rather than on an external
Self-discovery strengthens
Internal power; Slipperjack's novel,
she said, is meant partly to affirm
this distinctly Native philosophy to
non-Native Canadians.
Like Ruby Slipperjack,
Sandra Birdsell, David Watmough
and Meave Binchy draw upon
childhood experiences In their
most recent works. The dilemmas
of youth and its humourous
anecdotes are explored in a variety
of different settings and styles.
For example, David
Watmough's character, Davey
Bryant, "dodges reality at the drop
of a hat," finding himself trapped
in a maze at Hampton Court In
London. Maeve Binchy's latest
novel, The Copper Beech explores
the insecurities, hopes and
anxieties of growing up in a
private Catholic school in Ireland.
All these writers' works are
somewhat autobiographical and
reminisce In the tastes, touches,
feelings and weaknesses we all felt
in childhood.
This common evocation In the
audience's minds of four stylistically different recollections of
childhood gave thematic unity to
these four writers.
By contrast, the next two
writers, Nell Bissoondath and
Miroslav Holub explore themes
that were more adult and esoteric
Bissoondath, an award -
winning young Canadian writer of
Trinldadian origin, read from his
latest novel, The innocence of Age,
In a discursive passage that
reveals his sensitivity towards
human relations as well as his
unassuming, sardonic humour. A
conversation between a male-
female couple as they make dinner
swings from topic to topic,
encompassing homosexuality,
gender roles, abortion, the evils of
masturbation, and mashed
potatoes. In a compassionately
amusing manner.
Miroslav Holub, a distinguished-looking Czech writer and
scientist introduced himself as the
only poet ofthe six and "the only
one With a good foreign accent."
His short, exact poems about
nature and the theory of relativity
reveal his predominantly scientific
"Taken together, the six writers
feasted us with a literary evening
that was also a good representative
sample of the taste ofthe fifth
annual Vancouver Writer's
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Christine Taylor returns to Vancouver to
]f>e:rform her one-woman play Man on the
Moon. Woman on the Pill.
Parts of this play were first shown at the
Women In View Festival earlier this year, but
this will be Vancouver's first chance to see
the whole "burlesque, physical, political,
non-sensical, total-mixed bag of eclectic
Man on the Moon, Woman on the Pill
V-uicouver East Cultural Centre
November 3-7	
Originally from Newfoundland, Taylor
started performing at 16 and wrote most of
Man on the Moon When she was 18. The play
Itself Is a combination of story, poetry and
film shorts {not dance).
One theme Taylor likes to portray is the
strength of women through the reclaiming of
their bodies.
The Last Supper, a short film, started as
an Idea for a postcard. In it Taylor and twelve
other women sit at a table topless and re-
enact the last supper from a feminist perspective.
This is not the fest time Taylor has
-performed topless; for years she has been
doing topless performance art on her breasts,
and at demonstrations she has had Peckford
on one breast and Mulroney on the other. She
also used to do a character najned Ginger
Taylor who did a talkshow topless, with
"censored" signs, duct-taped to her breasts.
When [ asked Taylor where she got her
courage to perform topless she said, "The
courage is driven by politics .. . from a
driving anger that women's bodies are seen as
unequal to men's."
Since she has performed Man on the Moon
for about two years, Taylor has sussed out
her characters and has picked out pants of
her play which she likes the most.
"It depends on how I feel; If I'm In love. . .
. Well, there are two parts, it's funny. One
part is at the end of the show called Lust; it's
about being celibate in your 20s. This one
came from the lower chakra and It's really
aaarrrrgghhhhh, while the other is a part
where I Just stand there and do one big long
poem. Tliis one came from my heart. It's very
light and airy, like I could curl up in
someone's ear and speak to them."
Taylor is a woman Who has many diverse
opinions on life and composting. If you're
Interested in seeing Taylor's Man on the
Moon, Woman on the Pill it is playing at the
Vancouver East Cultural Cen tie, from November 3 to 7.
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by Paula foran
An impromptu visitor to the
Vancouver Writer's Festival, with
his sick revision of gender roles,
made the issues discussed at the
"Twist and Shout" feminist
reading seem much more urgent.
An anthology of feminist
literature entitled "Twist and
Shout" from This magazine was
introduced by its editor Susan
Crean on October 24th at the
Waterfront Theatre.
Twist and Shout
Approaching the entrance of
the theatre, I was greeted by a
tall, bearded man with a smile
and a leaflet. Taking the leaflet
with interest, I was hurriedly
approached by a festival volunteer exclaiming, "That does not
represent the views of the festival
in any way!"
What I read was not only
anti-feminist propaganda, it was
hate literature—a meditative
poem challenging the right of
women to participate in society,
denigrating the progress of
women's rights, and ultimately
condoning the Montreal Massacre* and turning Mare Lepine into
a political martyr.
Sitting in the theatre, 1 felt a
knot form in my stomach as I
read through the leaflet. Disgust
and anger were rampant within
I wondered why the predominantly female audience was
not as enraged as I. At that
moment, I realized that because
of this man, and others with
similar attitudes, we must
celebrate this anthology of
feminist writings.
This propaganda is an
extreme example of the warped
views about women present in
society and in the media.
Although some of the
articles in the anthology were
written ten years ago, their
importance and significance is
valid today—more than ever
Obviously, some people are
still ignorant about feminist
issues. And after an insightful
introduction by Susan Crean
explaining the necessity of the
anthology, three writers—Carol
Corbeil, Myrna Kostash and Lee
Lakcman—read in a round.
Although each author has her
own style, as one read after the
other, the effect was one of unity:
several voices woven into one
female voice.
Some stories were
humourous and ironic, such as a
description of Chatelaine's article
on "The Post-Feminist Woman-
placed in the magazine right after
"The Top Ten Sexiest Men." One
author touched on political satire
expressing how "Brian
Mulroney's cabinet doesn't object
to women being represented, as
long as they think like men."
Other comments were more
serious in nature, such as    ,....,,.-'"
thoughts on the Montreal   *''
Massacre, eating disorders and
childcare unavailability. One
author read a graphic passage
from her book on the historical
witch-hunts carried out by the
Catholic Church in Europe.
What I found most interesting, and disheartening, were the
comments on the younger
generation's ambivalence towards
feminism. One author described
how the stigma of the word
"feminist" has deterred the young
from the movement. After all.
women don't want to be seen as
"perpetually whining victims"
and, therefore, disregard feminist
This anthology, which
includes both male and female
writers, is about strength and
power. It is about a struggle, not
defeat or whining. It calls upon
readers to rise above the
October 30,1992
'Things that scare us...
four years of Bush, Perot... or
walking across Granville St.
bridge and being mowed down by
a trans-am
Boris Yeltsin
shared yeast infections
all ex-lovers named Lorie
balloons....well, at least one....
weekly hair colour
mushroom spikes
death, because hell only serves
Coors Light
the cockroaches who'll inherit the
Bill on steroids
loss of kneecaps
falling in love and getting
matching dogs
Dinesh D'Souza
being locked in a room with like
minded people
Stars on 45 that keep burning in
our minds, we can work it out,
remember twist and shout...
a world without pepperoni
Jason with an ice-pick
that we will never write another
real editorial and will just keep
printing these stupid jejune quips.
turning 24
Yes, Mr Nelson!
I want to comment on the
argument between Lisa
Penny and Dave Nelson on
the issue of vivisection. Mr.
Nelson is obviously not
aware of the fundamental
reason WHY animal experimentation is a medical and
scientific fraud. His faulty
logic may be the result of an
invalid pharmalogical curriculum based on the doctrine of vivisection. Unfortunately, his reasoning that
through testing on mammalian tissue the effects of a
drug on humans can be determined is WRONG. The
fundamental biological difference between different
animal species, including
humans, does not allow us to
draw such conclusions. That
is why the use of an animal
model is not the right path
for the cure to AIDS, cancers,
and many other ailments.
I want to point out to Mr.
Nelson that it is by definition
impossible to re-create a
naturally occurring human
disease in a healthy animal
supply because once it is "recreated", it is artificial and
is no longer the original,
natural disease. Clearly, "recreation" and "spontaneous"
are contradictory terms. It
then follows that experimental research cannot find
cures for any diseases no
matter how many millions
of animals are tortured in
"scientific" experiments.
Obviously, prevention is the ideal situation.
However, once disease has
occurred only clinical research or the observation of
humans who have naturally
occurring diseases can lead
to a possible cure.
Yes Mr Nelson, there is
plenty of room for debate
because vivisection IS a scientific fraud and should be
To request more information, write to:
The Animal Defense and
Anti-Vivisection Society
P.O. Box 391
Postal Station A
Vancouver, B.C.
V6C 2N2
or call 1-800-KILL-VTV
Mariann Horvath
And the clocks
work again
Thanks for greasing the
wheels of the UBC bureaucratic machine so that the
clocks in the Student Union
Building are ticking again.
What is your next project?
May we make a suggestion?
How about pushing for replacing the burnt out light
fixtures on campus. It sure
would be nice to walk at night
without tripping over things
that lurk in the dark.
Carole Forsythe
AMS Vice President
Orvin Lau
Student Senator
the Ubyssey
October 30,1992
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Yo, trip on this. The Ubyssey went on an excursion. Denise Woodley had used her Amex card to rent a
big yellow school bus. Yukie Kurahashi and Ricki Hiebert were chillin at the back of the bus. Lucho van
Isschot started talkin to Paula Wellings about how the Rapture never happened and how upset he was.
Skatepunk Martin Chester was fully not down wit dat, so he got up and sat next to Miranda Alldritt and
Ted Young-lng who were playing Eye Spy. Doug Ferris was serenading Frances Foran with a loud
rendition of "Happy Birthday", but Siobhan Roantree and Graham Cook were more interested in playing
with her slinky (fun for a girl and a boy!). Dave Chaney was cooking up some instant noodles over a
Coleman stove and Omar Kassis was throwing in some of his famous mushrooms just for fun. Carol
Farrell had some of the soup, and started hallucinating that Sam Green was running alongside the bus.
Mark Perrault and That Pianist With the Broken Arm were screwin with the emergency exit. They
accidentally opened it and fell out. Philippe Tiemey ordered Steve Chow, who was driving the bus, to
turn the bus around and pick them up. Everyone was having so much fun that they gave up on the fieldtrip
and went to Helen Willoughby-Price's ginormous basement suite to party with photo-genius Steve
Chan. Me, I missed the bus. I missed the bus. I missed the bus. And that is something I will never ever ever
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by David Chaiwy with Martin
OREGON--On November 3, the
people of Oregon will be voting on
whether they should declare homosexual behaviour and positive
references to homosexuality "abnormal, wrong, unnatural and
perverse," at the same time as they
choose their political leadership
for the next four years.
The amendment, Measure
Nine, is the brainchild of Lon
Mabon and Scott Lavley, the directors ofthe ultraright-wing Oregon
Citizens Alliance. Residents of
Colorado will be voting on a similar measure developed independently by members of that state's
religious right.
According to opponents ofthe
amendment, if Measure Nine
passes, civil liberties on the basis
of sexual orientation will be
banned, public libraries will be
forcedtoremove materials deemed
"perverse," and all acquisition of
new books would have to meet the
same criteria.
In addition, all government
agencies and public schools will be
required to actively discourage homosexual behaviour and education
about homosexuality, union contracts with nondiscrimination
clauses on sexual orientation will
be invalidated, AIDS clinics could
be closed, and homosexual individuals could be denied use of
public facilities based solely on
their sexual orientation.
Measure Nine proponent
Lively said the homosexual community is "a very very powerful
special interest group . . . that
wants to force their view of morality on everyone else."
According to some opinion
polls, up to 40 per cent of Oregon
residents intend to vote in favour
of the measure. The economically
depressed town of Springfield,
Oregon recently passed a similar
amendment to its town charter.
No to Nine head Peggy
Norman explained that the debate
over Measure Nine exists due to
the liberal nature of most Orego-
"Oregon is so tolerant that we
allow people on the fringe to have
a big effect on the debate," Norman
said. "No one tells anyone that
their ideas are uncomfortable."
Measure Nine is the seventh
major ballot measure forwarded
by the OCA. The only one to pass
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Note:     The fee levy will be collected only upon the Alma Mater Society reaching an agreement^
with the University.
Note:     If an agreement between the Alma Mater Society and the University is not reached by
January 1995, these negotiations will discontinue and this fee will not be levied.
Note:     Upon an agreemen t between the Alma Mater Society and the University being reached,
the current volunteer operated AMS Ombudsoffice will be replaced.
WUSC Refugee Fund.
World University Services of Canada is a non-profit organization which annually
sponsors two refugees to study at the University for one academic year. Currently, the
Alma Mater Society levies a fee in amount of $0.50.
I support an increase of $1.00 to the $0.50 fee currently levied for the World University
Services of Canada for a total fee of $1.50.
AMS Programs.
AMS Programs is a department of the Alma Mater Society that requires a new fee to
accomodate its continuance and its expansion. It currently organizes events such as
concerts, guest speakers and noon hour entertainment. In addition, it assists undergraduate societies, service organizations and clubs with their special events.
I support a new fee levy in the amount of $3.00 to fund AMS Programs.
question #4 ^^^^^mmmmmmmm^^^^^^ama^mamm
First Year Student Orientation.
The Alma Mater Society currently funds an orientation program for students registered in first year. A new fee is required to accomodate its continuance and its expansion.
I support a new fee in the amount of $7.00 to fund the First Year Student Orientation
Note:      The fee shall be levied only once upon students registered in first year.
□ YES □       NO
October 30,1992
THE UBYSSEY/7 Live Music
2 for 1 Dinner Entree
Everyday until 7pm
Max. 2 per table ■ Max value $12
Exp. Nov. 13/92
Dinner from 4pm everyday
2340 West 4th Ave.
WITH COUPON*        '
2832 West 4th/MacDonald
739-7283 (RAVE)
*exp. 11/11/92 (1 per person)
FAX 224-4492
FRI 8-6 SAT-SUN 11-6
W  NOVEMBER 2-6, 1992
Office of the Ombudsperson for Students.
The Alma Mater Society is currently in negotiations with the University to establish
an independent Office of the Ombudsperson for Students. The Office will investigate
complaints made by students regarding any administrative act of any authority of the
Alma Mater Society or the University! The University shall provide funding equal to the
amount collected by the Alma Mater Society.
I support a new fee levy in the amount of $4.00 to establish an Office of the
Ombudsperson for Students.
No te:    The fee levy will be collected on ly upon the Alma Mater Society reaching an agreemen t
with the University.
Note:     If an agreement between the Alma Mater Society and the University is not reached by
January 1995, these negotiations will discontinue and this fee will not be levied.
Note:     Upon an agreement between the Alma Mater Society and the University being reached,
the current volunteer operated AMS Ombudsoffice will be replaced.
WUSC Refugee Fund.
World University Services of Canada is a non-profit organization which annually
sponsors two refugees to study at the University for one academic year. Currently, the
Alma Mater Society levies a fee in amount of $0.50.
I support an increase of $1.00 to the $0.50 fee currently levied for the World University
Services of Canada for a total fee of $1.50.
AMS Programs.
AMS Programs is a department of the Alma Mater Society that requires a new fee
to accomodate its continuance and its expansion. It currently organizes events such as
concerts, guest speakers and noon hour entertainment. In addition, it assists undergraduate societies, service organizations and clubs with their special events.
I support a new fee levy in the amount of $3.00 to fund AMS Programs.
First Year Student Orientation.
The Alma Mater Society currently funds an orientation program for students
registered in first year. A new fee is required to accomodate its continuance and its
I support a new fee in the amount of $7.00 to fund the First Year Student
Orientation Program.
Note:      The fee shall be levied only once upon students registered in first year.
□ YES □       NO
Polling booths open daily 11 am - 3 pm in:
Angus Chemistry Law
Buchanan Computer Science
Civil & Mech. Eng.      Grad. Students Ctr. Scarfe
Extended voting hours:
11am - 630 pm Monday, Nov. 2nd and Thursday, Nov. 5th in Sedgewick and SUB
note: All hours subject to poll clerk availability
Questions? Please contact Caroline Jones      (SUB 246, 822-2361)
Mayleen Ahoy      (SUB 246,822-2361)
Carey Agnew       (SUB 252,822-5466)
'Let the good times roll again'
9 p.m. till closing
King's Head Style
only   A O0 each
(limit 19 per person - ifs our 19th Birthday special to you!)
Nachos - Triple Cheese & Salsa
Fettuccini Alfredo with Garlic Bread
Our Famous Caesar Salad
Basket of Curly Fries — new item!
British Burger & Home Fries
Burritos- Mexican Style
only J3 99
Single on,y$ 1.99
Double ooly$3.49
Daily Beverage & Coffee Specials      $1.99
Nobody Beats Our Low, Low Prices!
In   Beautiful   Downtown   Kitsilano
to grab your handy-dandy costume and go trick
or treating for the Food Bank.
The Alma Mater Society is proud to support whal
will hopefully become an annual event.
CReAC for cbe
Students that want to help canvass the city of
Vancouver for non-perishable food items should meet at
the Roots Cafeteria in the MacMillan Building at
5:00 p.m. on Halloween. ()etober 3 l.
If you are interested in helping oul in some way. please
contact John Janmaat. Coordinator of the Trick or Treat
for the Food Bank at 222-2002 or Wally Mitchell.
President ofthe AgricultureCndergraduate Society al
222-7KKO or X22-50K5.
The Government
of Canada is
recruiting Master's
graduates for its Management Trainee Program.
A presentation will be held on campus on the
following date and time.
Friday, November 6
2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
David Lam Management
Research Centre Forum
Please confirm your attendance at the
Commerce Placement Office or call
%   Govammflnt      Gouv-Mnwnont
L    of Canada du Canada
October 30,1992


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