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 the Ubyssey
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Vancouver, B.C., Tuesday, September 18,1990
Vol 73, No 5
Dental plan fails as insurer pulls out
by Christina Chen
and Mark Nielsen
A dental plan for graduate
students at UBC has fallen
through after the insurance company underwriting the scheme
backed out at the last minute.
John Berges, acting chair of
the Graduate Students Dental
Plan Committee, said Blue Cross
insurance informed him Monday
morning that it will not underwrite the plan which was also
backed by the Canadian Federation of Students.
Blue Cross could not be
reached for comment on Monday.
Without an underwriter,
Berges said the dental plan, intended to provide graduates with
coverage basic dental care and
some higher scale work, is effectively dead.
GSS will have to pay back
about $172,000 in premiums to
approximately 2,000 students.
Although he would like to see
the money returned as soon as
possible, Berges said repayment
will be delayed because the UBC
financial services department
must wait for the cheques to be
cleared.
"Financial services won't give
us any money until all the cheques
have cleared, and I don't know
how long that will take" he said.
Berges said he expects the
GSS to return the money through
the mail.
The dental plan was approved
in a referendum held last year. Of
the 33 per cent of the grad students who turned out, 70 per cent
voted in favor of paying $86 per
year for the plan.
In order to ensure that at least
3,000 of the 4,800 grads at UBC
would pay for coverage, the premiums were made mandatory unless the student already had comparable coverage.
Berges blamed the failure of
the plan on the unwillingness of
the College of Dental Surgeons of
B.C. to allow the GSS to make
insured students aware ofa group
of "preferred dentists" on the basis that dentists cannot advertise
in B.C.
"The point is that the dental
college decides what constitutes
advertising," Berges said. "The
province has laws against it, but
the college decides."
In order to make the plan
workable without increasing premiums, Berges said Blue Cross
wanted those insured under the
plan to use exclusively those dentists on the preferential list.
"The insurance company
wanted to keep administration
costs down by dealing with just a
few dentists," Berges said. "If they
were dealing with every dentist in
Canada, their administration
costs would skyrocket."
However, Dr. Don Lauriente,
the college's director of member
services said that problems
centred around allowing the preferred dentists to charge a lower-
rate than others.
Because the plan would cover
only 80 per cent of the cost of a
regular checkup, dentists on the
preferred list were asked to lower
their rates accordingly so that
students would not be left to pay
the remainder ofthe fee.
"It's a freedom of choice issue," Lauriente said. "We want to
have dental care provided on the
basis ofa standard of service, not
on a financial basis."
Lowering fees could also lead
to sub-standard practice,
Lauriente said, as dentists would
try to cut costs while at the same
time trying to attract patients.
He also refused to accept any
ofthe blame for the failure ofthe
plan.
"I don't think they (the GSS)
should hang the horns on us,"
Lauriente said. "They started out
with a poor plan with a poor description for the students. We only
got involved when disgruntled
students came to us."
Berges acknowledged that
there was widespread discontent
with the plan. Including two petitions, Berges counted 253 complaints from students.
While many were unhappy
with the opting out restriction,
others said they did not realize
that at the time they voted, the
plan would not provide complete
coverage.
In response, Berges said that
many ofthe complaints could have
been brought up during a three
month period following the vote
when the GSS students council
was asking for people with objections to come forward.
"If there were enough, students' council would have held
another referendum," Berges said.
"But we didn't get one objection in
all that time."
Berges conceded however
that, despite the fact that it was a
mail-in vote, guaranteeing that
everyone would receive a baillott
and the strong turn-out, many
grads may not have been fully
aware ofthe issue.
"Grad students are busy
people, and it's hard to get their
attention because of that,"he said.
Another major source of complaint was the payment process.
Grads could not receive the sticker
activating their library card for
this year if they did not pay the
premium.
Additionally, many grads who
were planning to leave part-way
through the year did not want to
pay the premium because they
feared that part of the coverage
would go to waste once they left.
Despite the troubles, Berges
said that a dental plan, although
probably a more expensive one, is
still possible for the years ahead
to provide a bridge for studemts
between coverage on their parents'
plans and company plans when
they enter the job market.
"We still have a mandate to
provide a dental plan and we will
now have to look at other options,"
he said.
Students
may face strike
at VCC
What goes on behind these darkened doors?
REBECCA BISHOP PHOTO
by Martin Chester
Students at Vancouver Community College are facing an unexpected extention to their summer vacation due to threatened
job action by college support staff
workers.
The support workers, members of the Vancouver Municipal
Employees Union, voted last
Wednesday to reject the college's
last offer and to issue a 72 hour
strike notice. The notice period
ended on Sunday, leaving the
union in a legal position to strike,
VMEU president Michael Carney
said.
On Sunday, following a weekend long negotiating session,
provincial mediator Stephen
Keleher backed away from the
talks because the parties were too
far apart.
Carney said the union was
still examining their options and
had not decided on a strategy.
Alternatives available to the union
include rotating strikes and work
slow-downs.
Carney said that after marathon talks on Labour Day weekend, union negotiators decided to
take the college's final offer to
their membership. The college had
proposed a wage increase of eight
per cent over two years, an offer
with enough significance to warrant a vote by members last
Wednesday. 88 per cent of the
union membership rejected the
offer.
Carney said union members
are looking to make up for past
losses. "We've fallen seriously behind in our purchasing power over
the past few years," he said.
Carney said provincial funding is one ofthe problems. "I think
there are a number of things, but
Victoriais the primary funder and
I think it would be folly to think
Victoria can not solve the problem," he said.
VCC president Paul Gallagher
said the college does not have the
money to meet the union's demands. "We're facing job action. If
there was something to give we
would surely have given it,"
Gallagher said. "We have offered
the maximum we can provide."
Gallagher said he had received no indication of union action. "That is up to the union.
They are certainly in a legal position to strike," he said.
Sources from the Gleaner, the
VCC student newspaper for the
Langara campus, said they expected a surprise strike today or
Wednesday. Classifieds 228-3977
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TUESDAY, SEPT. 18
Lutheran Student Movement Co-op
Supper - Anglicans welcome. 5:30 pm,
Lutheran Campus Centre.
UBC Student Counselling & Resources
Centre. Wkshp - Transitions: College to
UBC. 12:30-1:20 pm, Brock Hall, Rm. 200.
Wkshp - Combatting Student Blues.
12:30-1:20 pm, Brock Hall, Rm. 106A.
World University Service of Canada.
General Mtg. 12:30 pm, Board Rm. at
International House.
Inter Varsity Christian Fellowship.
Prayer mtg. - meet friends as we start a
new year. Cinnamon buns in the caf. at
8:30 afterwards. 7:30 am, SUB 211.
Jewish Students' Assoc/Hillel. Famous
Hot Lunch - Falafel! 12:30 pm, Hillel
House.
UBC Dance Club. Free Jive Class. 12:30 -
1:30, SUB Ballrm.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 19
Student Council Meeting. Free food. 6:30
pm (until about 9:30). SUB 206.
UBC Student Counselling & Resource-
Centre. Film: Anorexia and Bulimia.
12:30-1:20 pm, Brock Hall 200.
EXPERIENCED RESEARCH
TECHNICIAN immediately required for
part-time. Person should have experience
in animal surgery and basic computer.
Time and hours negotiable. $ good. Call
Dr. Tsang 524-9623 betw. 7-10 p.m.
GREAT JOB FOR STUDENTS! P/T
employment afternoons, eves, wknds, at a
funky Kits cafe. Call or drop by 1925
Cornwall Ave, 734-4404.
PART-TIME DAYS and or weekends. $6
per hour. Bring resume to Roxie's &
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CONTRACT DRIVERS $7/hr. cash & tips
paid nightly. Must have own car. Apply
in person at Domino's Pizza. 5736
University Blvd. or 11700 Cambie Rd.,
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Muffin Break 3rd & Burrard.
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Person should be able to work at least six monthf
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Send resume immediately to:
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Students for Forestry Awareness.
Lecture: Whitney Liikuku of Canadian
African Intl Forestry Assoc. (CAIFA),
•Community Forestry: An African
Perspective". 12:30 pm, MCML 166.
Jewish Students' Assoc/Hillel. Torah
Study with Dr. Leonard Angel. 12:30 pm,
Hillel House.
Varsity Outdoor club. General mtg. and
slideshow.  12:30 pm, Chem. 150.
Walter Gage Toastmasters. Mtg. Guests
welcome. 7 pm-9 pm. SUB 215.
UBC Film Soc - Cinema 16. FilnrThe
Devils*. 7 & 9:30 pm. SUB Theatre.
Amnesty International. Letter writing.
12:30 pm, SUB 207.
Inter Varsity Christian Fellowship.
Planning mtg. for Grad. Students Group.
6pm, SUB 211.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 20
UBC Student Counselling & Resources
Centre. Wkshp - Study Skills Strategies.
12:30-1:20 pm, Brock Hall 200
Economic Student Assoc. Mtg. 1pm,
Buchanan B324.
Student Health Outreach Program.
Student Outreach Wellness Program.
Come to this first mtg to plan Outreach
Health Promotion for the year. Programs
include: Drug & Alcohol Wk., Sept 24-28.
Health is in. Oct. 17-19, the Newsletter,
etc  12:30-1:30, Brock Hall 204.
teams. Phone Bonnie 263-1087 or Sally
222-1249.
MEN'S FIELD HOCKEY is looking for
people and goalies - no exp. nee. - Alan,
263-2608 or Mike, 224-6838 - All
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WORK STUDY POSITIONS
Social Psychiatry Research Unit
We need research assistants on three
major research projects:
- The Course of Schizophrenia
- The Native Indian School Project
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study program, and be available for 6-10
hours per week. Wages $10.25 - $11.25
per hour.
Contact Dr. Morton Beiser, 228-7327.
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Phone Milan - Room 412, 681-5435. $15/
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word processing/typing. Student rates.
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service as well. Very fast service. 224-
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group. Topic - Comi ng Out Issues.  12:30 -
1:30, SUB 130.
Int'l Socialists Club. Mtg- Socialism &
National Liberation. 7:30 pm, SUB 211.
Inter Varsity Christian Fellowship. Thurs.
mtg, "It's an Academic World" - Dr. David
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Ambassadors for Jesus. No wkly mtg.
Come see us at Clubs day.
Amnesty International. Letter writing.
12:30 pm, SUB 207;
FRIDAY, SEPT. 21
UBC Student Counselling & Resources
Centre. Wkshp - Time Management.
12:30-1:20 pm, Brock Hall 200.
Ambassadors for Jesus. Come for a game
of Broomball. Everyone welcome. 9:30
pm, Osborne Winter Sports Complex.
Biological Sciences Soc. Bzzr Grdn. 4:30
pm. - 8:30 pm.  Bio. Sciences 2449.
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Applications
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7 POSITIONS
ON STUDENT
COURT
• Student Court exercises disciplinary power over the Alma
Mater Society's organizations and members and is the final
interpreter of the meaning of the Constitution, Bylaws and
Code of the Society
• A minimum of 2 positions must be filled by law students
• The position of Chief Justice must be filled by a third year
law student.
Applications Available from SUB Rm 238
Application deadline is on
Friday, September 21,1989
at 4pm in SUB Rm 238
If you have any questions please call
Johanna Wickie at 228-3092
AUS ELECTIONS:
Nominations are open for:
1. 1st year rep.
2. 2nd year rep.
3. Vice President (Dept. Comm.)
4. General Officers
5. Grad. Class Reps. (5 to be elected)
Forms can be picked up in BUCH A107,
and are due no later than 4:00 pm,
Thursday, Sept. 20th.
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applications are being accepted for
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140 put on hold
A home for strays of all walks.
REBECCA BISHOP PHOTO
MLA barred from Gage
by Niko Fleming
A Student Housing policy
banning door-to-door solicitors
barred local MLA Darlene Marzari
from encouraging students to register to vote.
Marzari, NDP MLA for
Vancouver-Point Grey, was at UBC
on Thursday to talk to students in
Gage residence, but was not permitted to do so by the housing
administration. Instead, she
toured Acadia Park family residence.
Marzari's assistant and prob
able campaign manager Ian Reid
said UBC should be facilitating
the enumeration process.
"I think the university should
be the first people to encourage
the political process," Reid said.
"I like to think an MLA is at a
slightly different level" than the
salespeople the rule is meant to
exclude, Reid said.
Reid said students seemed to
enjoy the chance to speak to their
provincial representative in her
previous outings.
Assistant Director of Student
Housing Pat Buchanan said, "We
were just following normal policy."
Student Housing's policy banning door-to-door soliciting in the
buildings applies to pre-election
campaigns as well as commercial,
charity and advocacy groups.
When an election is called,
Housing will be legally required to
admit campaign workers.
"Students have requested this
in order to protect their privacy,"
Buchanan said.
Acadia, a private residence
which operates on a landlord/ten-
by Michael Booth
The only long distance feeling
140 students are getting is from
being kept at arm's length by BC
Tel and UBC's Telecommunications Department.
A shortage of available telephone cable on campus has made
it impossible for BC Tel to supply
service to 140 subscribers in
Walter Gage, Fairview, and
Vancouver School of Theology
residences.
"It's a first for us," said assistant director of Student Housing,
Bob Frampton. "I don'tknow much
about the technology end of it, but
I understand there's a shortage of
cable."
The problem stems from an
i ncreased demand for private lines
in the various student residences.
Kathryn Aberle, public affairs administrator for BC Tel, said 600
phone lines were assigned to
Walter Gage residence when it
was first built. The residence is
designed so that each six member
quad (the basic living unit in the
residence) would share one phone.
Private phones are available upon
request.
"When Gage first opened,
most quads shared a phone,"
.\berle sai d. "It has changed slowly
to the point where there is more of
a desire for private service. 600
lines is more than enough for every quad but not for every bedroom."
BC Tel conducts a Phone Mart
in Gage residence during the first
week of September to take orders
for the different residences. Many
students are by-passing the line-
ant basis, has no such policy. Acadia
also has separate apartment entrances while the doors at Gage
open directly into students' living
areas.
The NDP feels enumeration
at the university is inadequate,
Reid said. The new Election Act of
1987 no longer allows voters to
register on the day ofthe election.
15,000 people registered on the last
day of the 1986 election, most of
them students. These last-minute
ballots were the deciding factor in
Marzari's win, he said.
Federal cuts close Micmac paper
HALIFAX (CUP)
The deadline has passed for
the only native newspaper east of
Ontario, leaving Micmac communities in an information vacuum.
The farewell issue of the
Micmac News, which lost three-
quarters of its budget because of
federal cuts to native communication programs, should reach subscribers this week. The English-
language monthly, founded in
1969, provided social and political
news to far-flung Micmac communities in the Atlantic provinces,
Quebec, Boston and Toronto.
Lillian Marshall, an education counsellor on the Chapel Island reserve in Cape Breton, said
the loss of the paper means the
loss ofthe native point of view:
"It was our means of expression. Now we feel... I can't explain
it to you. I could express what it
means to a native reporter, in my
own language," she said.
Many natives feel cutbacks
in the communications budget and
in assistance to native university
students prove they are not a pri
ority for the federal government.
"They spend more on Canada
Day than the native media get all
year," said Pat Brascoupe, national economic advisor to the
Assembly of First Nations.
The Micmac News told natives about things the mainstream
media could or would not: success
stories, native sports events, anniversaries and how many children had graduated from primary
to grade two.
Counsellor Jean Knockwood
of Henson College in Halifax said
students read the paper for more
than news of home.
"It was a valuable resource
for papers they had to write on
things like health issues or different economic development
projects," she said.
Micmac News publisher Roy
Gould said he won't know for
weeks what will come of funding
requests made to several federal
and provincial departments.
"We're still waiting for that
miracle to happen so we can continue operations," Gould said.
Secretary of State spokes
person Len Westerberg said a task
force has finished studying ways
the federal and provincial governments might cooperate on funding
native media.
"One ofthe areas of concern is
that the native papers become
more business-oriented,"
Westerberg said.
Publisher Gould said the
Micmac News' board of directors
will look at everything from
"higher calibre" advertising to a
quarterly magazine format to try
to keep natives informed.
But not everyone is sad to lose
the Micmac News. Rick Simon, a
former reporter for the paper who
now sits on its board of directors,
said the loss is "more a beginning
than an end."
"On one hand, it is still a very
important vehicle for communication. On the other, the Micmac
News moved away from covering
the communities to the point where
it became nothing more than a
political rag," he said.
Simon said the board of directors, composed of representatives
of eight native associations, was
"calling the shots about how in-
depth I could go on a story."
But Gould denied the allegation, and noted that with a staff of
three journalists, the paper often
only had time to cover those events
that were "major in content."
"I feel guilty about ignoring
who had the birthday, the anniversary or the babies. I'm sure
they were just as important as the
political stories. But the issues of
the day are what the staff covered," he said.
"Unfortunately, there are
those who don't care about their
future, or having their rights entrenched in the constitution," said
Gould. "They'll always be left behind."
Joan Marshall, a former editor ofthe paper, also felt there was
too much emphasis on the political copy, but said it was still an
essential part of every community.
"Even though they didn't get
out to the community as much as
they should have, it was still our
paper," she said.
"It made people feel good to
read about themselves."
ups there by ordering their phones
from other Phone Mart locations
throughout the province.
"We assign phones on a first
come, first serve basis," Aberle
said. "The out-of-town orders and
the orders taken in Gage have
created 140 more requests than
there are lines available."
BC Tel operates on the UBC
campus through an agreement
with the university's Telecommunications Department. To provide
service to the 140 potential customers on campus, BC Tel must
come to an agreement with the
university over who pays the costs.
"There is currently no timeframe available as to when we can
provide more service," Aberle said.
"At this time it is physically impossible. We are checking into installing new cable but we still
have to determine who is going to
do it, the physical possibility of
installing it, and who will pay the
costs."
All this means is that some
students are facing the prospect;
of an entire school year without
the use ofa telephone.
"Nowadays, it's a basic necessity to have a phone," said
second year law student and
Fairview resident Dawn Shaw. "I
think that somewhere along the
line somebody has underestimated the number of people who
are going to need phones. Somebody has to accept responsibility
and do something about it."
Dr. F. Albert-Howard, UBC's
director of Network and Communication, could not be reached for
comment.
This year provincial enumeration was done in May when
many students were not on campus. Reid said not all students will
get on the voters list unless they
are informed how.
Reid said Marzari feels it is
her duty to ensure voters are registered, especially at UBC where
there are many first-time voters
and people new to the lower mainland.
Students living in residence
have the choice of voting either
here or in their home riding.
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Natives tent on legislature lawn
by Matthew Lawrence
WINNIPEG (CUP)
Manitobanativeshave settled
in for a long stay on the front lawn
ofthe provincial legislature, where
they set up a temporary village
August 27 to protest the crisis in
Oka and the treatment of natives
in the province.
The "Peace Village" will remain
and continue to grow until the na
tive requests are met, said Chris
Head, a protest coordinator.
Natives want the government
to "sit down with us, hear us out
and negotiate all of our rights and
treaties that were signed way back
when and have been broken," he
said. "We've been ignored far too
long.
"Give us back our culture; our
native tradition. Bring back our
pipes, give us back our ceremonies, let us do things that make us
feel like we're native."
University of Winnipeg native
students have been involved in the
protests. Federal NDP leadei
Audrey McLaughlin also visite<
last week to lend her support.
"The kind of solidarity you're
showing here today sends the mosl
powerful message of all to Cana
dians—that in the end we stant
together, we stand strong, and we
don't back down except in terms a
peace and justice," she said.
McGill housing revokes positive policy
by Daron Westman
MONTREAL (CUP)
M cGill University's off-campus
housing service will no longer allow
students to advertise their preference for lesbian and gay-positive
roommates, despite the opposition
of student councilors.
"This puts one more barrier in
the way of students already dealing
with discrimination,"said Deborah
Pentesco, a student council executive.
The policy change was not
publicized, andonly came tolightin
late August when a student complained to the post-graduate student
council afterbeingrefusedtheright
toinclude gay-positive information.
Pentesco called the university's
off-campus housing coordinator
Meribah Aikens to complain about
the policy change and said she was
told it took place to avoid reverse
discrimination against heterosexual students. She says Aikens
gave her no examples of such discrimination.
"If that's the reason, why isn't
the dean worried about reverse
discrimination when people specify
the gender of roommates or request
non-smokers?", Pentesco said.
The listings policy still allows
students to indicate preference for
non-smokers or roommates of a
certain gender.
Pentesco said Aikens also told
her "we're not running a dating
service." Aikens said phrases that
"hint at" homosexuality without
mentioning it directly are accept
able.
"They suggested 'alternative
lifestyle'," saidPentesco. Thatcouk
mean, "I brush my teeth with m}
feet."'
Council representative Erie
Darier asked Aikens to reinstate
the old policy. He said she refused
saying the decision was made because "there are a lot of bigotee
parents out there."
"The off-campus housing
service's mandate should be to ere
ate a positive environment for all
students, including lesbians anc
gays," said Darier.
Despite repeated attempts,
Aikens wouldnotreturn phone calls
from a reporter.
Corporations cited in Uof T Olympic suppor
by Krishna Rau
TORONTO (CUP) — The University of Toronto is supporting
Toronto's Olympic bid in order to
protect its own corporate interests,
according to the main group opposing the bid.
"I think it's direct self-interest
for corporate, conservative U of T,"
said David Kidd, a member ofthe
Bread Not Circuses Coalition. "I
think they would have difficulty
objecting to an event where its top
supporters are major contributors
to the university."
Kidd said the university is
trying to maintain a good relationship with Canada's corporate
sector by stifling debate and allowing its facilities to be used by
the Olympics.
According to lists obtained
from the Toronto-Ontario Olympic
Council and Breakthrough (U of
Ts fundraising campaign), 17 of
the corporations listed as partners
in the Olympic bid have contributed a minimum of $25,000 each
toUofT.
Four ofthe Olympic partners
— the Canadian Imperial Bank of
Commerce, Olympia and York
Developments Ltd., the Royal
Bank, and Xerox Canada — have
contributed at least $1 million
each to Breakthrough.
Gordon Cressy, the head of
Breakthrough, said there is no
connection between U of T's
fundraising and the Olympics.
"I am categorically saying
that's not true,"he said. "You look
at these corporations and you'll
find that they support all charities. I just think you're stretching
it if you're trying to tie corporate
donations to decisions at U of T."
David Neelands, U of Ts assistant vice president of student
affairs, said the decision to allow
U of T facilities to be used for the
Olympics was a perfectly normal
business procedure, and did not
indicate any support for the
Olympics. He also said the facilities would be updated at the city's
expense.
"The only commitment we
have made is to agree to a request
from the city of Toronto to lend
two specific sites (Varsity Staelium
and Varsity Arena) to the Olympic bid.
"The arena and stadium are
rented out quite frequently to outside groups and events and (U of
T) certainly doesn't endorse them."
Neelands said that because
the decision was looked on purely
as business, the university saw no
reason to debate it.
"It's not usual to have public
debate about the business use of
university facilities. It's usually a
matter taken by the offices ofthe
university. In this case, it eventu
ally went to the president's office."
However, Kidd said the university was deliberately suppressing debate on the politics of
the Olympic bid.
"I don't think it's an accident
that when we have big corporate
donors supporting the Olympics
there has been no debate on the
matter."
Neelands said the university
was not in a position to address
the political and social issues sur
rounding the bid.
"The university can hardly
deal with that. The university
doesn't generally get in the position of lobbying the city on non-
university issues."
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September 18,1990 NEWS
Vancouver women will march
to take back the night
by Nadene Rehnby
Between 350 and 500 women
will reclaim Vancouver streets
Friday night in an all-women event
sponsored by the Vancouver Rape
Relief and Women's Shelter.
For the past ten years women
have participated in Take Back the
Night, an annual event addressing
the issue of violence against women
on the street.
"It is meant to focus attention
on street violence, not the whole
range of violence against women,"
said Bonnie Agnew, a Vancouver
Rape Relief Worker and spokesperson for the walk.
"It is both a symbolic activity,
with women protecting and encouraging each other, as well as a direct
action," she said.
Agnew stressed the festive atmosphere ofthe walk. "Women are
invited to be celebratory, not just
feel rage." She also stressed the
sense of solidarity, not just within
the women on the walk, but with
women across Canada and internationally.
Deirdre Aitken, a UBC second
year Arts student who participated
in last year's event, said the walk is
an "affirmation for women."
"This march addresses the fact
that we have a right to personal
safety wherever we are, regardless
of our gender. But that right is still
not a reality for women," she said.
Although Aitken does not necessarily agree with all ofthe different viewpoints expressed by the
women attending the event, she
said "people go there for different
reasons. It is important for all
women to have their voices heard."
Women will take part in Take
Back the Night activities in many
Canadian cities. The Canadian
marches are organized with the
participation of the Canadian Association of Sexual Assault Centres, and take place in solidarity
with similar marches in Europe
and the U.S.
Although organizers do not
apply for a city permit, as they feel
women do not need permission to
walk their own streets at night,
police prescence is always high.
Streets are cordoned off as they are
taken over by the women, and traffic
is redirected. Police have not attempted to interfere with the demonstration in the past.
Although the event is meant
for women only, men are encouraged to offer their support in other
ways, such as offering childcare for
women who wish to march without
their children, cooking dinner for
women and their friends before the
march, or providing financial support to women's centres and shelters.
Agnew said although there
have always been men in the past
who have been supportive or offered their help, there have also
been mentryingto interfere. "There
are men who jeer and shout at us, or
try to drive though the march."
AMS Director of Administration Roma Gopaul-Singh supports
Take Back The Night. "It's important for these issues to be addressed," she said. Gopaul-Singh
has started a walk home program
for women on campus, a program
that will pair a woman walking
alone with a male and a female
volunteer. Gopaul-Singh plans to
get the program underway in October.
Take Back the Night will start
Friday night at 7:30 in
Oppenheimer Park, in Vancouver's
downtown eastside. From UBC,
take the number 10 bus to Hastings
and Dunlevy, and walk north to
Oppenheimer Park at Powell and
Dunlevy.
Festivities will continue at the
Pitt Gallery, 36 Powell Street, for
an evening of drink, food, dance
and live music that will last until
midnight. Arrangements will be
made at the end ofthe demonstration for women to leave in groups.
Women requiringchildcare are
asked to pre-register at Rape Relief.
Women who need assistance with
wheelchair accessibility shouldalso
call the centre.
Drug and alcohol
awareness pushed
by Tanya Battersby
This year's Drug and Alcohol
Awareness Week, which takes
place from September 24th to the
28th, will send a strong message to
students to make responsible
choices about drinking and drug
use.
"The purpose of Drug and Alcohol Awareness Week i s to provide
students with information about
the effects of alcohol and drugs so
they can make educated decisions,"
saidMargaret Johnstone Outreach
nurse for Student Health Services.
AMS vice-president and co-
chair of UBC's Drug and Alcohol
Awareness Committee, Johanna
Wickie, stressed that the DRAAC
is trying to take arealistic approach
to awareness week.
"We're not saying "let's make
this campus dry,' but we do want
students to know the consequences
of drinking and be aware that there
are alternatives."
A recent UBC Student Housing survey indicated that 93 per
cent of students living in residence
drink, primarily for relaxation.
"Alcohol is the number one
drug of choice on campus," said
Johnstone.
One problem is that students
frequently have difficulty distinguishing between social drinking
and alcoholism. However, a computer system at Speakeasy, the
AMS' peer counselling service, may
be able to provide answers to this
and other questions about drug
and alcohol use.
Through simulated real-life
situations (including a talking
bartender on the screen), the computer is able to produce a printout
containing information on a
student's individual drinking habits. The Speakeasy computer will
be at the opening of awareness
week on Monday, September 24th
at 11:00 in the SUB's conversation
pit.
Also featured will be PARTY,
a group of medical professionals
and victims of drinking driving
accidents who will share their
stories with UBC students.
Throughout the week there will be
lunchtime speakers, as well as
presentations by various student
associations.
Anyone interested in joining
DRAAC or volunteering during
Awareness Week can contact the
committee in the SUB, room 260 or
drop in at the weekly meetings on
Mondays at 5:30.
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GST rebate will not help students
by Maylin Scott
TORONTO (CUP) — Universities
will be getting a 67 per cent rebate
on the Goods and Services Tax
from the federal government, but
students might still be getting the
short end of the stick.
"Sixty-seven per cent of the
seven per cent GST will be
refunded, which means we only
have to pay 2.3 per cent," said Neil
Bishop, co-chair of the University
of Toronto's GST tax force.
"It's as good as we can get at
this point in time but we're still
negotiating."
The rebate is a result of negotiations between the federal government, the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada
and the Canadian Association of
Business Officers.
The GST, expected to come
intoeffecton Jan. 1,1991,replaces
the federal sales tax. It will be
applied to a broad range of goods
and services at a rate of seven
percent.
"It could cost us more than the
federal tax because we buy a lot of
products that are exempt from the
federal sales tax by law," said
Bishop. "Things such as office furniture, and research supplies and
equi pment. Now we've lost all those
exemptions."
Sylvia Sioufi, a Canadian
Federation of Students researcher,
said universities should be exempt
from the GST.
"The rebate doesn't address
the problem of different effects on
different universities," she said.
"Institutions with dentistry,
medicine and engineering (departments) will be the hardest hit
because of high overhead costs and
the need to spend on a lot of things
like research equipment."
She said the CFS fears any
extra cost the GST adds will be
passed on to students in increased
tuition and incidental fees.
"I don't think the rebate does
anything to alleviate that fear,"
she said.
Bishop said the rebate will
have no positive effect on students
because it only applies to university purchases, which will be taxed,
notthe services it offers to students.
He said although tuition, meal
plans and compulsory incidental
andresidencefeesare exemptfrom
the GST, students will have to pay
the tax on items such as cafeteria
food, parking rates, books and
school supplies.
However, Bishop does not
think the tax will alter the education students receive.
"It's not anticipated that in
the future (the GST) will affect the
quality of education," he said.
Sioufi disagrees.
"If the GST is an added cost to
the institution it will be a further
effect on the cutbacks to post secondary education. It's a small
added cost to afundingcrisis where
any small cost escalates the problem," she said.
Private funds with strings attached
TORONTO (CUP)
Groups worried about the influence of business on education
say a new University of Toronto
research centre funded entirely
by private donations sets a bad
precedent.
This type of private funding
allows business to direct research
and takes the pressure off governments to pay their share of university costs, said Terry Buckland,
a member of a U of T student
council.
"The more the private sector
gets involved, the more the government will just use the money
elsewhere," he said.
Most rooms in the $4.6 million
Koffler Institute for Pharmacy
Management, a business school
and research facility, bear the
names of private donors.
Murray Koffler, founder of
Shoppers' Drug Mart, donated $4
million to the centre. Other contributors include Johnson and
Johnson, Proctor and Gamble, and
American Express.
Harold Segal, director ofthe
Koffler Centre, said private funding has advantages over government funding.
"It can be mobilized more
quickly and gives donors a chance
to participate in the educational
process in a more direct way,"
Segal said.
And private funding can also
act as a lever for government support, according to Gordon Cressy,
U of T's vice-president of development and director of the
university's fundraising campaign.
"It shows we've got money on
the table," he said.
But Ontario Federation of
Students official Chris Lawson
said private funding sometimes
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"The university will set the
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September 18,1990 NEWS
"Crass" image must change
by Karen Hill
TORONTO (CUP) — "Crass,
childish, and boorish" engineering students must clean up their
acts before more women will enter
the profession, critics say.
That kind of behaviour deters women from entering the
profession, according to 38 per cent
ofthe female engineers surveyed
recently by the Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario
(APEO).
The problem is even worse
than it appears, said Patrick
Quinn, a professional engineer
and pro-feminist activist. He said
there's no way of telling how many
women wanted to enrol but didn't
and how many dropped out because of a hostile environment.
"There's a lot of screaming
going on that we're not hearing,"
he said. And, he added, women
are going to remain
underrepresented unless big
changes are made in men's
behaviour and attitudes.
One way to deal with the
problem is to single out students
who are found guilty of discriminatory behaviour, according to
John Bate, the president of the
APEO.
In an August letter to engineering faculties, Bate suggested
that such students should be notified in writing by engineering
deans. "(We) will retain these letters and review them at the time
any of these individuals make applications for license," he said.
But Quinn said sexist engineering "pranks" must be countered with more severe penalties,
similar to those imposed on students found cheating. Suspension
or expulsion could be strong deterrents, he added.
"What stops them is the possibility of severe sanctions.
Behaviour can be modified in a
very simple fashion, while it takes
much longer to change attitudes."
In the past few years, engineering papers at U of T and
Queen's have come under fire for
their content which has been
called sexist, racist and homophobic. Initiation rites have also been
deemed discriminatory by students and administrators alike.
Sexism is a problem in engineering, but there are more constructive ways to deal with it, said
Emily Moore, Queen's University
student council president and a
fourth year engineering student.
"My personal fear i s that when
you start kicking out people because you disagree with their attitudes, you won't have many
people left. Everyone is sexist,
racist and homophobic, so it is a
question of limits."
The best way to deal with
sexist behaviour is to force offenders to perform community
service, or attend mandatory
classes, she said.
Marta Ecsedi, chair of the
APEO's women in engineering
advisory committee, said there is
a definite need to change the image of the "crass, childish, and
boorish" engineering student. She
said one ofthe best ways to do this
is to make sure more women become interested in the profession.
"One of our goals is to warm
up the climate, to make women
feel comfortable at all (university) events."
The APEO is developing a
video for girls in grades seven to
nine to promote engineering as a
career. Ecsedi said they are also
targeting young women in high
school with pamphlets and a resource catalogue that will "portray
an engineering career as an attractive option."
According to Quinn, educational work is important, but men
have to become more aware ofthe
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not going to change overnight.
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think it needs to be changed now."
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THE UBYSSEY/7 spossrs
Line-up changes for
men's basketball
by Mark Nielsen
"The battle to avoid complacency" could have been the operative phrase as interim men's basketball coach Vic Pruden established the lineup for the upcoming
UBC Thunderbird season.
Although he named his four
starting perimeter players and
three post players — forget anything about guards, forwards and
centres with this team — Pruden
stressed that job security will still
depend on performance.
"We didn't read the press
clippings in terms of what they
did last year," Pruden said. "It's
based on what you can do now."
Nonetheless, Pruden is starting conservative. Six ofthe seven
players given starting status
played for the Thunderbirds last
year. The only rookie is 6'7", 220
pound post Brent Henderson, the
most valuable player at the B.C.
College Basketball Championships in 1985 and 1986 while
playing for Douglas College.
The remaining five positions
have been chosen with consideration for the CIAU rule that teams
can dress 12 players for home
games but can take only ten players on road trips.
Leading the trio that has been
given road warrior status is 6'5"
210 pound post Bob Heighton,
courtesy of St. James College in
Winnipeg. Heighton was the
Manitoba AAA high school MVP,
started for the provincial junior
team and was a two time MVP for
St. James which went to the conference finals twice.
Joining him will be 6'6", 215
pound post Dereck Dirom via
Bellevue, Washington and
Vancouver Community College,
and Jason Pamer from perennial
B.C. high school powerhouse
Richmond Colts.
To round out the lineup,
Pruden wanted two physical and
athletic players with the attitude
needed to stick out what could be
a season riding the bench. He
found the answer in 6'5", 190
pound post Mike Potkonjak from
Vancouver Community College
and 6'3", 180 pound perimeter
Damon Robb, called up after two
years on the UBC junior varsity
squad.
Practicing with the team will
be Roger Rai, who has been
redshirted (meaning he's ineligible to play thi s year) after transferring from the University of
Victoria.
Cuts included Finbar
O'Reilly, a member of last year's
team whom Pruden said was let
go to make room for new blood.
Furthermore, centre Mike Clarke
was not invited back.
Hopes for new
powerhouse team
by Mark Nielsen
They may be young and inexperienced, not to mention short,
but women's basketball coach
Misty Thomas has great expectations for the UBC Thunderbirds.
With only one player over six
feet tall, and more than half of the
14 player lineup made up of rookies, Thomas says the team will
meet the task when the time comes.
In essence, where others may
see a lot of work, Thomas sees
potential — it just might take a
while to realize it.
"We're not going to spend a lot
of time with the development of
team stuff," Thomas said. "Well
become a better team later in the
year. It's their skills well be working on."
That said, Thomas says she'll
have a lot of talent to work with, or
at least players that come from
winning traditions in high school
powerhouses like Lambrick Park's
Jenny Mann and Andrea
Tomczyck.
For help at centre Thomas will
look to college All-Canadian
Devanee Peterson, a starter for
last year's national finalist Cariboo
College. Although Peterson is only
6'1", Thomas pointed out that University of Calgary centre Veronica
Vanderschee is 5'11" and was
named the outstanding player of
the year last season.
"The biggest thing is the level
of expectation," Thomas said. "They
have no notion to do anything other
than win. They expect to win because they come from programs
that win all the time."
The outlook is in marked contrast to the one that was prevalent
in the years before Thomas showed
up, when the Thunderbirds were
perennial doormats in the Canada
West conference.
Last year Thomas did a lot to
purge the team of the losing attitude that comes with being kicked
around the court. Despite finishing with a losing record of 13-16,
the Thunderbirds, having played
some ofthe toughest teams in the
country, ended up ranked ninth in
the nation.
"They worked their butts off
and went from being just another
team to a good one by beating good
teams," Thomas said.
With six of the players from
that team returning, Thomas
wants to carry that momentum
over to this year and see the
Thunderbirds actually improve on
their performance.
"By February and March,
when things start to matter, they'll
do what's necessary,"Thomas said.
Scoreboard
Football
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Alberta
Manitoba
Saskatchewan
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19
16
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UBC 1    Chico State 1
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Volleybirds' Summer Tour
by Matthew Clarke
On August 24, the UBC
Thunderbird men's volleyball team
flew to Helsinki, Finland's capital.
In the next two weeks they played
a total of seven matches in Finland
and the Soviet Republic of Estonia
before returning to Vancouver on
September 7.
Head coach Dale Ohman and
fourth year player Jon Hammer
said that the tour was a success in
a number of ways. The team's on-
court record of 1-6 reveals that
they were at times overmatched,
but the quality of competition and
the experience of travelling together for two weeks should give
the 'Birds a head start in their
preparations for what looks to be a
tight Canada West race this year.
After arrivingin Helsinki, the
'Birds continued on to Kuusama, a
Finnish resort town in southern
Lapland, where they competed in
a three team round-robin tournament. In the first match, with both
Playing on the beach, Pamu, Estonia. Clockwise from left: Christian
Willows, Bobby Smith, Doug Dorton, and Wes Wishlow.
jet lag and the powerful Estonian
National team as opponents, the
'Birds were beaten 3-0. In the
second match UBC took two games
from the host team and Steve
Oliver and Bobby Smith were
named tournament all-stars.
The next day the team returned to Helsinki and crossed the
120 mile Finnish Gulf by Soviet
hydrofoil to the Estonian port of
Tallinn. Tallinn's Sport Hotel, built
as part ofthe sailing venue for the
1980 Moscow Olympics, served as
home base for most of the stay in
Estonia.
In nearby Kalev, the 'Birds
once again squared off against the
Estonian National team. This time
UBC won the third game and
narrowly missed extending the
match to five games. Ohman said
his team came together and competed well against the more experienced and considerably larger
Estonians, and that this was possibly their best match ofthe tour.
The Estonia Cup Tournament
in Parnu was next on the agenda.
It featured the UBC squad and the
three top clubteamsin the Republic
of Estonia. The three Estonian
squads all included National team
players competing for their home
club teams, so once again the
competition was top flight. The
'Birds played well throughout the
tournament but were unable to
win a match.
After the Estonia Cup the team
returned to Talli nn for si gh tseeing,
shopping, and day trips to Vinni
and Tartu to compete in afternoon
Border between Finland and USSR.
Christian Willows, Bobby Smith, and Finnish borderguard.
matches. In Tartu the 'Birds defeated the fourth ranked team in
Estonia to win their last match of
the tour.
The purpose of the trip, according to Ohman, was to expose
the team to top level competition
in hopes that they would rise to the
challenge and improve the level of
their own play. A side benefit was
that living and travelling together
enabled the players and coaches to
get acquainted and come closer
together as a group than would
have been possible in a pre-season
consisting only of try-outs and
training sessions.
Ohman pointed out that two
previous foreign tours by UBC
volleyball teams were followed by
an undefeated regular season and
appearance at the CIAU final in
one case, and a Canada West
championship in the other.
"A legitimate national contender" is how Ohman describes
this year's team, but he quickly
points out that the University of
Calgary Dinosaurs and the University of Saskatchewan Huskies
will also have strong teams this
year.
While the experience gained
from playing international competition may give the "Birds an
edge over other Canada West
teams, they must continue to improve if they wish to stay ahead of
their conference rivals.
PHOTOS COURTESY OF BOBBY SMITH
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list of preferred dentists.
ENROLLMENT DEADLINES
The GSS Dental Plan Fee of $86.00 is a mandatory fee approved by the UBC
Board of Governors. The GSS regrets that due to computer difficulties, it is
necessary to collect the fee separately and use the library cards for verification
of payment.
the fee or complete opt-out forms (if covered under another
First, a dentist who is not on the preferred list may choose not to offer the same     must be paid separately and directly to the GSS.
iple, anexaminatibn and cleaning is covered 100% at a preferred dentist. If
however a student visits a dentist who chooses to charge 100% ofthe current B.C.
Dental Fee Guide, the plan will cover only 80% of the cost of the same
examination and cleaning. The student would be responsible for paying the
balance of the cost
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performed and then apply to Blue Cross for reimbursement. Details of claim
procedures and claim forms will be available in the GSS office after October 1.
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office. It is possible to have your dentist added to the list of preferred dentists; she/
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Football Birds
start strong
by Wayne King
The UBC Thunderbird defence, bolstered by seven returning starters, is emerging as a decisive force in this young CIAU
football season.
UBC's conference record improved to 1-1 (1-2 overall) with a
23-19 win over the seventh ranked
University of Alberta in Edmonton
Saturday.
"The defence played great,"
said UBC assistant coach Casey
Smith. "They played probably
their best game in the last three
seasons and held Alberta to only
186 yards in total offence."
Holding on to a 23-19 lead
late in the game, the T-Bird defence held tough in a what head
coach Frank Smith later called,
"A helluva goal-line stand." With
thirty seconds left in the game
and Alberta second and goal on
the UBC 3 yard line, defensive
back Mark Nelson stripped the
ball from Golden Bear running
back Dave Noonan. T-Bird teammate Bill Barber recovered the
fumble to solidify the UBC victory.
UBC quarterback Vince
Danielson rose to the occasion in
just his second start since replacing injured starter Doug Lynch.
Danielson completed 11 of 20 attempts for 136 yards and 1 TD,
connecting with receiver Mark
Nowotny for a five yard strike.
The touchdown pulled UBC
into a 7-3 first quarter lead after
John Cutler's field goal had opened
the scoring for Alberta. UBC running back Jim Stewart collected
73 yards on 21 carries along the
ground.
Specialty teams play a
prominent role in the outcome of
most games and this game was no
exception. Alberta punter Scott
McKenzie had a tough game and
UBC's Elmore Abraham was anything but sympathetic as he ran
back a second quarter punt 36
yards for a touchdown to give UBC
acommanding 14-3 half-time lead.
UBC place kicker Roger
Hennig accounted for the remainder ofthe T-Bird scoring with three
field goals and two first half converts to bring his season point
total to 13 points, good enough for
fourth place in the Canada West
conference.
Defending   Canada   West
champion University of
Saskatchewan Huskies will host
UBC this coming weekend in a
rematch of last season's conference championship which saw the
Huskies triumph by only four
points. The Huskies should be
hot under the collar following their
first loss of the season, a 16-5
upset at the hands of the lowly
University of Manitoba Bisons.
With the win, the Bisons ended a
16 game losing string that
stretched back two years.
"Saskatchewan will be tough,"
said Casey Smith."They're very
experienced and are definitely the
team to beat in the west."
The UBC-Saskatchewan
game will be broadcast live on
TSN September 22 starting at 2
pm. Next home game for the T-
Birds comes next weekend when
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Soccer women aiming higher
by Warren Whyte
After two recent second place
finishes, the UBC Thunderbird
women's soccer team is gearing up
to improve upon their already impressive record.
Last year the T-Birds finished
second in Canada West to the national champion Alberta.
The other second place finish
came last weekend in a pre-season
tournament, the Far West Classic,
in Chico, California.
UBC's preliminary games resulted in a victory over the University of San Fransisco and a draw
with Oregon State.
T-Bird midfielder Andrea Neil
led the way in Friday's win by
assisting Jenny Hafting's first-half
goal and then adding a late goal of
her own to break a 1-1 tie.
In an unusual game against
Oregon State Friday night, Mitch
Ring scored to give the T-Birds a 1-
0 lead that they held until the
game was suspended due to darkness. The remaining 18 minutes,
played the following morning, was
enough time for Oregon State to
tie the game.
A 3-0 victory in the scorching
California heat over California
State-Hayward gave the T-Birds a
berth in Sunday's finals against
the host Chico State Wildcats. Hard
work was provided by everyone;,
goals were provided by Ring,
Carmie Vairo, Sophie Spilborghs.
Both the T-Birds and Chico
State provided great entertainment and tight competition in the
final, stretching the match to
penalty kicks. After a 1-1 draw in
regulation playandfour goalseach
in penalties, it went to the seventh
round before Chico State could finally clinch the championship.
First league action for the team
comes thi s weekend when they host
the University of Lethbridge on
Friday at 4:00, and the University
of Calgary on Saturday at 2:00. All
games are at O J. Todd field.
National champs: back and better
by Warren Whyte
If it is possible for the UBC
Thunderbirds men's soccer team
to improve upon last year's
undefeated, CIAU championship
season, this year's edition should
be able to do it.
Two surprise roster additions
and the emergence of some quality
youngsters should make up for the
one setback of the summer.
Vancouver'86ers' left fullback
Steve Burns looks doubtful for the
T-Birds this year due to a severe
ankle injury. He will undergo ankle
reconstruction and may return
later in the season.
The addition of the Toronto
Blizzard star goalkeeper Pat
Onstad comes as a timely replacement for Rob Zambrano, who recently graduated. In addition to
Onstad's goalkeeping abilities, his
presence should add leadership at
the back.
Also strengthening the back
line will be the return of Gregor
Young, back for a surprise fifth
year in a T-Bird jersey.
In a recent Capilano College
tournament, UBC finished a disappointing third although they
were missing many key players.
Coach Dick Mosher was not at
all pleased with his team's play,
but did acknowledge the absence
of players as the main reason for
the let-down.
On the bright side, Colin
Pettingdale and Paulo Bordignon
turned out strong performances
and were rewarded with tournament all-star status.
UBC's strongest competition
this year will come from the University of Victoria, University of
Alberta and University of Calgary.
The Thunderbirds open their
season at home this Friday when
the University of Lethbridge
Pronghorns make the trip West for
a game at 4:00. Calgary provides
the opposition on Saturday with
an afternoon game at 2:00.
All home games are played at
O.J. Todd field except for the
Diachem Bowl (vs. SFU), which
will be played at Thunderbird
Stadium on Sept. 26th at 7:30pm.
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All is not safe
in corporate America
by Matthew Johnson
All is not normal in the world
of business. Out ofthe myriads of
corporations that try and suck up
consumers' money, one actually
gives money back to the public.
REALLY. HONESTLY. It
gives money back to ordinary
people.
It all started back in 1963
when Ben Cohen and Jerry
Greenfield met in 7th grade gym
class in Merrick, N.Y. Little did
the two youngsters (they fast
became and remained best
friends) know that 14 years
later they would take a $5
correspondence course in ice
cream-making from Penn State.
This course (they received a perfect score because it was open
book) led to the building ofa $50
million dollar corporation called
Ben & Jerry's (B& J's) Homemade,
inc.
With flavors like NY Super
Fudge Chunk, Heath Bar Crunch,
and Cherry Garcia, these two hippie dudes have been making
money hand over fist.
What's so amazing is that they
give money back. In 1985 the two
established The Ben & Jerry's
Foundation, which awards money
to non-profit and charitable organizations through grants. This organization is funded by personal
contributions from Ben & Jerry
themselves, as well as a percentage of the Corporation's annual
net profits.
When a student at Ithaca
University wrote a letter to Ben &
Jerry's suggesting that a nonprofit organization be created to
lobby the U.S. government for a
Freestyle
law requiring that a sum of money
equal to at least 1% of the U.S.
military budget be allocated to
"Peace through understanding,"
the company donated an initial
$50,000 U.S., and now The 1% For
Peace Fund is a huge nationwide
non-profit organization that is run
and advised by businessmen, college presidents and professors,
and private citizens. B & J's even
created a product - called a Peace
Pop - whose aim is to raise money
for the fund. The packaging gives
statistics, and information about
the organization.
The company rescued the
Newport, R.I. Music Festival, is
working to renovate dilapidated
sections of N.Y.C., and even
opened a shop in the Soviet Union
whose profits are being directed
towards fostering a mutually
better understanding of both the
U.S. and the Soviet Union.
Then, get this, they give away
free ice cream. I know this first
hand because I was employed as
one of the givers. In five
U.S. cities this summer,
Ben & Jerry's gave out free
cones to the general public. Fm not talking little
tastes, but whole entire ice cream
cones. Included in this giveaway
were bumperstickers, coupons,
and 1% for Peace brochures.
Is there no stopping this undermining of socially uncaring
business? Well, future plans for
the corporation include a college
ai d program, a homeless advocacy
program, and other socially conscious advocacy programs along
with the ones they are still actively involved with.
It looks like socially responsible business is here to stay.
TA's and you
"Getting to know your TA"
most certainly does not allow for
the acceptance of a free cinnamon
bun, your article of September 14
notwithstanding. While I presume
the authors were only partly
writing in "pen-in-cheek", the notion of discretionary behavior on
the part ofthe TA(and the student,
I might add) was insufficiently
emphasized. The authors should
not "refuse to discuss sexual favors." On the contrary, the grave
consequences of such a lack of
proper discretion should be described in embarrassingly clear
detail. While the role ofthe TA is
somewhat, if arbitrarily, defined,
the same cannot be said for the
ambiguous role(s) of the undergraduate (for whom the TAis often
serving as student advocate and
mentor). The responsibilities of
the undergraduate should include
a facile awareness ofthe susceptibility of many, particularly single,
graduate students to the potentially harmful consequences of a
dalliance with a student under
their tutelage.
Peter A. Cohen
PhD Student, Biology
Socred bashing
necessary
I agree with Niko Fleming's
analysis ofthe current provincial
NDP campaign against the Social
Credit. It is highly negative in
tone and it does concentrate, perhaps too much, on Bill Vander
Zalm's leadership (or lack thereof).
But I think Fleming misses a
crucial point. Running a solely
positive campaign will notget votes
from a majority ofthe electorate.
No matter what agenda the party
puts forward, it will be attacked,
as it always has been, by the powers
that be, including the supposedly
"impartial" media. Look at
Ontario, the electorate may have
swept the New Democrats into office, but who did the papers support? David Peterson's unpopular
Liberal Party! Surely Fleming
must realize that, come every
election, the Social Credit mimics
New Democrat policies, such as
pay equity, to fool the electorate.
Just before an election, the Socreds
do anything and everything to look
like the New Democrats, and the
media buy right into it.
In light ofthe above, what are
the New Democrats supposed to
do? I suggest they have no choice
but to run a campaign focusing on
the negatives of Social Credit rule.
When the New Democrats are
elected, they can begin to implement some of the good policies
Flemingmentions, which they can
later point to in their bid for reelection.
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September 18,1990 Lirnas
REFORMERS OR CONFORMERS??
a female engineering perspective ...
What will this year's UBC
Engineering students be: reformers or conformers? As Internal
Liason Officer for the Engineering Undergrad Society (EUS) I
have puzzled over this question
since the spring of this year. At
that time I was asked to organize
an anti-discrimination conference;
something that was promised to
Strangway and his public after
punishment was handed down for
the publishing of discriminatory/
racist language in the EUS
nEUSletter. Considering the following disciplinary action and
promises of retribution, will the
"example" made of our Undergrad
Society be worthwhile??
1. Suspensions of AMS memberships for parties involved;
2. Non-collection of EUS fees by
registrar for 1990/91;
3. Full page letters of apology in
all major newspapers; and
4. A promised potlatch and antidiscrimination conference.
So what should the
most visible, high-spirited, energetic and enthusiastic faculty on
campus do now?!
Should the EUS reform by deleting all discriminatory language
from our publications, changing
all racist and sexist attitudes
within ourselves, teaching antidiscrimination programs and/or
performing native cultural traditions and rituals? Or, should we
be conforming to UBC General
Academic Regulations and Academic Freedom (UBC Calendar,
p. 21), to well established Engineering Student rituals and traditions, to human rights agreements, to the passivity expressed
by other groups on campus (not
just the AUS), and/or to expressions of the social norm?? These
issues are complex to say the least!
Because I too am part of a
distinct minority here on campus;
a female Bio-Resource Engineering Student, I have and will possibly continue to experience discrimination, patronization and
humorous belittling from all facets of society, not only engineering students, employers and profs.
With the increased education of
culturally and ethically ignorant
persons, the degree of this treatment is definitely decreasing, but
obviously there is still more room
for positive changes.
My initial enthusiasm for the
anti-discrimination conference
wore thin as I discussed conference ideas with various UBC and
Applied Science administrative
bodies during the summer. A multitude of seemingly unanswerable
questions arose concerning funding, goals, moral persuasion techniques, participation, reasons for
a conference and content of such a
conference. Although I am still
willing to help with such a conference, I suggest a non-egotistical,
solid and very focused direction
be outlined even before our lack of
available funding is considered.
The promised potlatch is also
an event which requires much
more discussion before it is pro-
Perspective
moted. I believe it was suggested
by someone who had little knowledge ofthe spiritual, cultural, social and financial implications of
such an event. My discussions with
First Nations students, and my
literature review of potlatches,
revealed to me that such a cultural event performed by non-
native Engineering students could
very easily result in negative and
inappropriate behaviour by culturally uneducated, non-spiritual,
unsympathetic and purely sensationalist participants — not only
Engineering students, but also the
media and other participants. The
fact that a potlatch requires
months or years of planning, food
and gifts for everyone and that it
would be a "Shaming Feast", are
secondary issues compared to the
more important fact that pot-
latches are usually high profile
native cultural events with deep
spiritual meaning, and should not
be undertaken by culturally untrained non-native Engineering
students. I believe that the positive transformation path that ignorant-to-native-culture persons
are on should be made as smooth
as possible, and I am willing to
participate in any event that educates and promotes positive attitudes towards all parties involved.
I won't discuss the suspensions because they are rather minor in comparison, but I will say
something about the non-collection of EUS fees that Strangway
imposed. This was harsh disciplinary action for highly questionable motives and
unsubstantiated damaging consequences. Has our UBC President finally been able to dampen
our Engineering SPIRIT, and will
we now REFORM OR CONFORM? I don't think so! Although
the mistake the nEUSletter editors made by publishing such insulting language will certainly be
remembered, I sincerely doubt
that a lack of funding
 .    will  keep our energetic
i executive from giving us
j a great year. It must be
j noted, however, that <>v-
 " erything the EUS executive does to make
university life a more tolerable,
enjoyable and a once-in-a-lifetime
experience requires a substantial
supply of funds. Offering the over
35 regular EUS events, including
the Engineering Ball, Engineering academic and design competitions and charity events, to name
just a few, will be difficult if the
$20.00 EUS fee is not successfully
collected. A questionnaire endorsed by the Dean of Applied
Science was distributed last week
to give the executive some idea, of
what our members want this year,
and how they would like our image altered (if necessary).
So, ifyou are at all interested
in what is going to happen at the
Cheese this year, keep your eyes
and ears open. I'm sure information will come your way in due
course, and most important, I'm
sure you will still see red this
year
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4th Year Bio-Resource Eng.
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September 18,1990
THE UBYSSEY/13 Military censors
Canadian media
For those of you paying attention to the news, you may
have noticed some rather unsettling TV footage. Journalists were seen scrabbling to pick up film cannisters and
scribbled notes before being pushed away by members of
the Canadian Armed Forces. These items had been thrown
over razor wire barriers by the reporter s insi de the Mohawk
stronghold in Oka, which has been effectively cut off from
the outside world by the army.
Phone lines have been cut and the cellular network is
being jammed. The only line of communication open is
with the military, effectively preventing the journalists
inside from filing their stories and the Mohawks from
contacting their advisors outside.
This simultaneously achieves two goals: first it is a
psychological tactic designed to increase the Mohawks
feelings of isolation and fear and secondly, it is blatant
censorship of Canada's press by the armed forces.
The negative effects of the United State's open media
policy during the Vietnam war have been well learned by
military forces worldwide. By allowing the media full
access to military activities authorities were also allowing
the public full access to the unpleasant and disturbing
realities of those activities. By limiting either reporters'
access to newsworthy events or their means of dissemination, the armed forces hopes to evade the publication of
potentially embarrassing stories and the inevitable public
backlash.
Hardly surprisingly, the lesson that muzzling the
media is most beneficial to the Army has been absorbed
most fully by the US Defence Department. A statement
that is more understandable in light ofthe spectacularly
less than full media coverage of the invasion of Grenada.
In Grenada the US military kept the media away from
the Caribbean island until well after the invasion had
taken place. Only when the mopping up operations were
being completed was the media allowed in.
The US military came out looking surgical and efficient. Nobody was around to report any bungles or inci dents
this time.
And so it seems the Canadian Armed Forces, too, have
done some learning. Now it is their turn to gag the media.
We can only hope that when news reaches us, the
army won't be mopping up.
the Ubyssey
September 18, 1990
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The police were knocking. "Let us in! Or well huff and well
pufTand blow your house down!* Effie Pow, Matt Clarke and Wayne
King ran for cover. Rebecca Bishop came out of typesetting, leaving
Yggy King and Nicole in confusion. "Now what!" she bellowed. Paul
Dayson, Nadene Rehnby and Colin Maycock hung their heads in
shame. "I told you three to behave!" hollered Bishop. Keith Leung
wanted to reconsider The Ubyssey bail fund. Michael Booth considered driving the staff car through the office door, obliterating all of
them, but Martin Chester would have no part of it. Mark Nielsen
sighed and looked for a tape recorder. Christina Chen sighed and
looked for a comfortable chair. Tanya just sighed. Surveying the
standoff, Niko Flemming was not impressed—he thought staff
should turn themselves in, Bobby Smith and Yukie Kurahashi in
the lead. Laurie Newell and Elaine Griffith thought that idea
sucked. Suddenly staff noticed Matthew Johnson (pr an unexplained lack of him). He was hanging over the balcony talking to his
old CIA mates. "How come you never write?" they whined. Peter
Lankester was sad, for Matthew had liked Mb Mr. Happyface tie.
Hao Li managed to sleep through the whole cafluffie, while Rob Reid
and George Oliver wasted no time, frantically drawing funny hahas
of each other. Laid out on lawnchairg and sipping margaritas, Ernie
Stelzer and Ted Aussem weren't even worried—they knew if anything happended Mike Coury could just publish the whole damned
paper alone, though Lydia Cheng waB skeptical. Out of nowhere,
Steve Chan suddenly opened the door and screamed "Flaming blue
poka dots and doublemint computer paper!" and all the police ran
away. Warren Whyte giggled. Another issue gone, no staffers
arrested.
Editors
Rebecca Bishop  •  Michael Booth  •  Martin Chester •  Paul Dayson
IT'S   STRRN&E.     BACK   HCM£    THEY   TAKE POWN BARRICADES
But they Send us to the middle east to set up blockades
Letters
UBC has Kurt
Don Juan, Casanova,
Warren Beatty? Forget
those Bozos, UBC has Kurt
Preinsperg, self-professed
expert on love, relationships
and the inner workings of
the female mind.
Why does he write this
drivel? Did anyone ask him,
"Kurt, Buddy tell me how to
get a woman." One would
suspect that Kurt doesn't
have my welfare and happiness in mind when he writes
these words of wisdom and
it is certain that he doesn't
give a damn about the
women who read his opinions either.
I really don't care to
hear Kurt relate his masturbation stories to us (A
Woman Wrote This Note,
Sept 7 1988). Though, with
his attitudes to women now
well known I figure that
Kurt will be able to get
pretty familiar with masturbating as hell probably
be doing a lot of it.
It reads to me like Kurt
is just looking for a wider
and wider audience to hear
about what a big stud he is.
No one else in this University seems to be presumptuous enough, pretentious enough or enough ofa
dork to want to inflict their
misguided opinions on us.
If Kurt Preinsperg wants to
earn any respect from the
students he supposedly
represents maybe he should
get off the couch we bought
him, let go ofhis wang and
find a new topic other than
relationships to write about.
Jon O'Grady
Forestry 2
Judge for
yourself
I want to acknowledge
that many students are up-
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set about my recent contribution to the Province, and
I am sincerely sorry about
that.
Some people are trying
to impeach me over this. I
appeal to your sense of fairness and ask you to judge
the facts for yourself.
It seems to me that it
was unfair for the Ubyssey
- to misattribute quotes
to me in their Sept. 7th editorial;
- to suggest that I submitted my contribution to
the Province as AMS President when it was submitted
under the heading of "Kurt
Preinsperg, Philosophy
Graduate Student", with a
covering letter identifying
me as AMS President;
- to twist the content of
my contribution to The
Province into the opposite
of what was explicitly
stated; and
- to use that incredible
interpretation to inspire a
petition calling for my impeachment. Many students
have never read my contribution to the Province. Why
is the Ubyssey afraid to let
students judge for themselves by reprinting what I
said?
To correct this unfairness I have:
1. taken up the
misattribution of quotes
with the AMS Ombudsperson. The Ubyssey has
printed an admission that
references to UBC as a
"hunting ground" were incorrectly attributed to mj*
An admission that the word
"game" didn't even appear
in the Provi nee article is still
to follow.
2. brought forward a
complaint to the Ubyssey
Publications Committee
about the serious misrepresentation of my vie ws in the
Ubyssey's Sept. 7th editorial.
3. requested an interpretation by Student Court
as to whether my contribution to the Sept. 6th Province constituted any breach
of Code or Bylaws. I did not
submit this article in my
role as a spokesperson for
the AMS, but signed it "Philosophy Grad Student". The
fact that the Province article chose to identify me as
AMS President was merely
biographical information—
just as Jenny Jack gets
identified as Law Students
Association President in
connection with her Oka activism.
My Province article was
an attempt to share my perspective on how men can
reach out to women in a
healthy way: with sincerity, caring, respect and decency. Every line in it reflects my respect for women,
and only misquotes and distortions can make it seem
otherwise.
I feel hurt and saddened
by these distortions coming
from a politically motivated
minority. I did not deserve
to be assaulted for advocating caring relationships between women and men. I
have always been completely open with students
about all my beliefs. Infact,
male-female communication was part of my election
platform as AMS President.
As your President I'm
working hard on many
projects for the betterment
of student life. Let me aak
for your support during the
remaining four months of
my term to make real
progress together.
Kurt Preinsperg
AMS President
Kurt a victim
The Ubyssey appears to
be taking the view that Kurt
Preinsperg i s the epitome of
an almost atavistic mindset, the existence of which
constitutes a target that
Ubyssey writers seek to destroy. The well known
sexual stereotypes of male
domination and female
subservience maybe evident
in some of Kurt's writings;
however, this may be a case
of putting the cart before
the horse. Why single out
Kurt Preinsperg as the proverbial "bad guy" in the
struggle to reduce sexual
inequalities? If anything,
Kurt is a victim of a condition symptomatic of our society. Whois really to blame
for the sexual inequalities
in society?
It could reasonably be
argued that advertisers do
their level best to promote a
social structure in which
thin, scantily clad women,
with certain robust physical characteristics, engage
in behaviors designed to entice all too eager males at
La Party, La Lounge or, you
guessedit, La Campus—Yes
folks, you heard right, I am
a victim too!
If everybody had
stopped drinking alcohol ten
years ago, then I am sure
Kurt Preinsperg would
function according to
Ubyssey's somewhat sublime expectations.
Unfortunately, Kurt
has been brainwashed; he
must be, because he openly
admitted going to the PIT
PUB (the carnal powerhouse where sexual stereotypes convolute on the
dancefloor at rates of 120
beats per minute). So give
it up Ubyssey, you cannot
change Kurt—at least not
until the next election.
Keith Kennedy
Arts 4
14/THE UBYSSEY
September 18, 1990 UTTERS
Kurt Landers?
When I left UBC last April, I
felt that I had completed my first
year of university with a fair degree
of success. Not only had I coped
academically, but I also thought
that I had involved myself more
than enough with the university
life. As I now realize, there was
one serious problem: I ignored
student politics as a whole and the
AMS elections in particular.
We as a student body have
apparently made a rather strange
choice for our student leader. Kurt
"Call Me Landers" Preinsperg
seems to believe himself an expert
on the relationships between men
and women. If he wants to believe
that, that's fine with me. But I
sure as hell didn't ask him for
advice on how to find a "good
woman" (Preinsperg's own term in
"Doctor Kurt...on Commitment").
The arrogance of this man is
phenomenal. At least he has some
justification for making generalizations about his own sex, although
I question his opinions. I was
certainly offended when I was informed by the good doctor that
"most men who shy away from an
early commitment are often precisely those men who are truly
fond of women."
Gee. I don't really mind early
commitment. I guess I'm not truly
fond of women either.
As for his opinions on
women...well, it's hard to avoid
slander. "Women who are fast
approaching the nest-building
phase" ("Doctor Kurt") is one expression that glares out ofthe page.
Another comment from Kurt:
"nothing stops you from sleeping
with a dozen partners a year. But
this kind of variety comes at the
expense of quality and depth and
risks your health."   All fine and
dandy, but do the "dozen partners"
have anything to say about this?
I still can't believe I missed
the chance to vote against this guy.
What completely dumbfounds
me is the irrelevancy ofhis views.
In one of his articles ("Love and
Being AMS President") Preinsperg
poses the question "has my job as
AMS president spiced up my love
life?"
Quite frankly, Kurt, I don't
give a fuck.
Iain Brown
Science 2
An apology...
I apologize to the Women's
Centre for misnaming them the
"Women's Committee" in my Inside UBC report on AMS Finances
(p. 78 and p. 122). Inside UBC's
are available in the AMS Business
Office, SUB 266, for students with
AMS/library cards.
John Lipscomb
Were student
voters misled?
AMS President Preinsperg is certainly pushing back the prepuce of
progress. We believe the people
should begin impeachment proceedings immediately, since it is
now clear that when Kurt ran for
office last year, he misled the voters. There were, in fact, two candidates elected: Kurt Preinsperg
and his sidekick, John Thomas. It
is now apparent which head of
government is occupying the
President's office. With misanthropic friends like you, Kurt, why
do women need enemies? Please,
Preinsperg, shut-up, zip-up, and
quit giving men a bad name.
Mike Hedrick
Steve Katz
Grad Studies - Zoology
A day in the
life...
Last Friday was one of the
more stressful days in my life as
your Finance Coordinator:
I spent the noon hour with
some representatives from the
EUS, which currently has over
$20,000 of yours out on loan. They
wanted an additional loan in order
to buy Lady Godiva patches to sew
onto their red jackets. I feel uneasy
about the badges. However, I advised them that I would authorize
the loan if the Hate Hurts Committee felt that the Lady Godiva
patches were not offensive and that
Student Council could authorize
the loan over my head.
At about 2pm, our overworked
programs coordinator yelled at me
until I signed the payment for your
Frosh Week Ocean Beach Outdoor
Video Dance Party which was
partially coming out of the wrong
account.
At about 4pm, your furniture
that Kurt recently had installed
on SUB 2nd floor northside went
missing. I walked over to the Engineering Cheese Factory and
found your furniture on the lawn
outside with about 60 engineering
students sitting and standing
around it. I told them to bring it
back to SUB. As I walked away I
heard them making fun of my
name—something I haven't heard
for years—not since high school I
guess. A few hours later SUB
security found your furniture at
the Gays & Lesbians'beer garden.
Much ofthe furniture had broken
legs.
John Lipscomb
AMS Finance Coordinator
Domino's Pizza
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Pineapple
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Green Peper
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Now Hiring Inside and Delivery Personnel
Meet the family.
For two days only Apple Canada Inc. will be "showing their stuff1 at the UBC Bookstore.
September 19th and 20th, 1990
9am to 430pm
Apple Canada will be distributing Macintosh Plus®computers to those
who purchased one during our $999 Sale. Please bring your receipt.
BOOKSTORE
UBC Computer Shop«228-4748
UACFesfS and Macintosh Plus® are registered trakmarb of Apple Cmputer, Inc.
eptember 18,1990
THE UBYSSEY/15 B.C. TEACHERS CREDIT I WON
SERVICE CHARGES
Are Small At TCU
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WE ALSO OFFER:
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OTHER BRANCHES
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NEWS
Students sue government
Toll Free in B.C.  1-800-663-3345
MONTREAL (CUP)
The Quebec government is
being hauled to court by a group of
studentsfor imposing a 130 percent
tuition fee hike last year.
Students from four universities are banding together in this
last-ditch effort to reverse the
government's decision to increase
fees in the province for the first
time in 20 years.
"We tried a massive strike last
year and it didn't work, so this
time we're going to use the court
system to get the decision
changed," said Nicholas Plourde of
the Federation des Etudiantes et
Etudiants du Quebec (FEEQ).
The federation claims the increase violates the Quebec Charter
of Human Rights which guarantees
"free public education."
They say it also contravenes
the Canadian Charter of Rights
and Freedoms, which protects the
individual's right to education.
And it violates a United Nations pact signed by the Quebec
government in 1976 that guarantees access to education to all and
calls for more accessible universities, Plourde said.
"We're ready to go all the way
to the Supreme Court if necessary,"
he said. "It's not up to students to
shoulder the burden of university
underfunding through a tuition
increase."
Plourde said the federation's
goal is to force the government
back to the negotiating table to
strike a new deal that would be
acceptable to both parties.
The federation believes the
solution to the province's university underfunding crisis lies in
getting the government to increase
fundingand forcing universities to
cut administrative costs. They're
also asking students to pay a special tax after they've graduated.
Plourde said the federation
claim will be heard by Quebec Su
perior Courtin December. Federation members will kick in money to
pay the $10,000 in legal expenses.
A decision is expected by next
spring.
"If they refuse to open up negotiations again, then well definitely go all the way with the court
system," he said.
Plourde said that if the federation wins, the government will
be forced to reimburse the money
students have paid in extra fees
this year.
But Luc Rheaume, an education ministry official, said the government is not worried about a
legal battle.
"They have a right to try, but
it's useless," Rheaume said.
"They'll never get anywhere and
we don't plan to renegotiate what
has already been decided."
Quebec fees—frozen at about
$540 since 1968—go up to $890
this fall, and will increase to $1240
in 1991-92.
Where your
vision will shape
a country
Careers - Challenge -
Diversity
The Public Service of Canada is looking
for high-calibre university graduates with
initiative, creativity and ideas for the
future.
We're an equal opportunity employer
where the vision of today's graduates
becomes the Canadian reality of
tomorrow.
Looking for challenge and a rewarding
career? Positions in administration,
audit, commerce, computer science,
economics, engineering, finance,
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Foreign Service will be available next
spring.
To find out more, pick up a copy of our
information kit from the student
placement office on your campus or the
nearest office of the Public Service
Commission of Canada.
Act now! Applications for audit positions
with the Office of the Auditor General of
Canada and for financial officer
positions with the Office of the
Comptroller General must be submitted
by September 28.1990. at the latest.
For all other positions, applications must
be submitted by October 12,1990. at the
latest.
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un pays
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La fonction publique du Canada recherche i : '
des diplomes d'universite talentueux, ",
creatifs, innovateurs et ayant de I'initiative.     '[,
Nous souscrivons au principe de I'equite en ,a
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nous vous offrons la possibility de batir des
aujourd'hui le Canada de demain.
A la recherche de defis et d'une carriere
fructueuse ? Des postes dans les secteurs
de I'administration, du commerce, de
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de lingenierie. de la sociologie, de la *•
statistique, de la verification, de meme que 77'-
du Service exterieur seront disponibles des '77\
le printemps prochain. J '•['?'•
Pour en savoir davantage, demandez notre ;;; A,
trousse d'information au centre de '
placement etudiant de votre campus ou au - y
bureau de la Commission de la fonction '7'*'■■
publique du Canada le plus pres de chez '.
Faites vite ! Les candidatures pour les
postes de verificateur(trice) au Bureau du
verificateur general du Canada et pour les
postes d'agent(e) de finances au Bureau de
controleur general doivent etre soumises
Pour tous les autres postes, les
candidatures doivent etre presentees au
plus tard le 12octobre1990.
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September 18,1990

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