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Array the Ubyssey
Founded in 1918
Vancouver, Wednesday, November 15,1989
Vol 72, No 1& 20
Elated T-birds take National finals by storm, winning 1-0
STEVE CHAN PHOTO
Soccerbirds crowned National Champs
by Michael Booth
UBC: 1 St Mary's: 0
Three games in three days.
Against three undefeated opponents.
That was the ledger this past
weekend for the UBC men's soccer
team as they closed the decade
with their fourth national title of
the 80's.
The five-team tournament
was played at O.J. Todd field and
Thunderbird Stadium and featured the champions of the Canada West, Ontario West, Ontario
East, Atlantic, and Quebec University circuits.
The championship final pitted the Canada West T-Birds and
the Atlantic champion St. Mary's
University.
Sunday dawned sunny and
warm but by game time the clouds
had rolled in, bringing along with
a cold northern breeze for company.
Playing their second game in
less than 24 hours had no apparent effect on the T-Birds as they
came out strong and took control of
the play. Most of the game was
played in St. Mary's end but the T-
Birds had trouble finishing
around the net.
UBC took the lead in the 35th
minute when Reed's crossing pass
was neatly headed into the goal by
Village for his second goal of the
tournament. The teams went to
the dressing room with UBC nursing a one goal lead.
The second half was played
much the same as the first with
the T-Birds holding a distinct
advantage in play. The speed and
wide open attack ofthe UBC squad
gave no evidence of fatigue as St.
Mary's was continually trying to
regroup from yet another T-Bird
foray.
St. Mary's best scoring chance
of the afternoon came midway
through the half when Zambrano
made a tremendous leaping one-
handed deflection of a shot labelled for the top left corner.
UBC's defense held for the rest of
the half and the T-Birds captured
their first national soccer title
since 1986.
"Everybody, when they were
called on, did their job," Mosher
said.
The fact that the championship game was their third in less
than three days did not translate
into any big changes for the T-
Birds.
"There's not an awful lot you
can do. I substituted a bit more but
we didn't adjust our style of play.
Players need around 24 hours to
completely recover from a game
and we didn't even have that. The
team played the full 90 minutes on
heart alone."
It was a big weekend for the
Mosher family because not only
did the team win the national title,
Mosher's son Mike, a defender for
the T-Birds, was named the tournament's most valuable player. To
cap thing's off, Dick Mosher was
named CIAU coach of the year at
Saturday's tournament banquet.
On Friday, in the tournament's first game UBC defeated
the highly touted McGill University Redmen of Quebec 1-0. Both
teams were unbeaten heading into
the match with UBC sporting a 9-
0-1 record and McGill bringing in
an unblemished 10-0 count.
UBC dominated the game but
was repeatedly foiled by spectacular saves by McGiU's standout
goalkeeper Bertrand Lee.
The game was scoreless at
halftime and remained that way
until, with one minute left and
overtime looming, UBC striker
Colin Pettingale's cornerkick
eluded Lee and struck a McGill
defender in the goalmouth area.
The ball spun off his shins and into
the net for an own goal and a 1-0 T-
Bird victory.
UBC head coach Dick Mosher
said the T-Birds deserved the win
although the score did not reflect
the 'Birds dominance. "You have
to take your chances and it almost
hurt us when we didn't convert on
our scoring opportunities.''
In the semi-finals on Saturday, St. Mary's University Huskies downed Ontario West's Sir
Wilfred Laurier University
Golden Hawks 4-0 as four Huskies
shared in the scoring and goalkeeper George Trifos recorded the
continued on page 12
UBC abolishes class system
by Effie Pow
Next September students may
be suprised to leam the class system has been abolished at UBC.
The university Senate has
opted to change the current class-
grade system to a standard percentage system with letter grades.
But to student senator Derek
Pettingale the main concern is the
number of people who are not
aware of the change which will be
taking place beginning September
1990.
"I would think that at least a
year's notice would be given," said
Pettingale.
Student Senator Tom
Kaweski while applauding the
change, was also surprised by the
news and worries students will be
perturbed by the lack of communication   between   administration
and the student body.
"Although I think this is a
better grading system, I'm disturbed by the fact it's going to be
sprung on students unannounced," said Kaweski.
In October Kaweski had
raised several questions in a letter
presented to fellow senators such
as why the present marking-system is used, and what systems are
used by other universities to
evaluate their students?
According to Richard
Spencer, Registrar and Secretary
of Senate, the decision to switch
systems had been reached two and
a half years ago.
The report is the work of the
ad hoc committee on grades and
grading practices which was set
upinAprill985withamandate to
"investigate alternatives to the
present grading system."
Pettingale said the administration failed in its attempt to
notify students and drew a comparison to the marketing of a new
product. "When a company wants
to introduce a new product, they
promote it; hype up what's new
and improved."
Both senators would like to
see the information made readily
available and fully explained to
generate response among students.
"Problems are created because people don't know. I fully
support the proposed grading system; students will probably benefit. But the administration is not
doing its job in informing students
and we have seen the problems
this has created in the past," said
Pettingale.
Tuition banner
unfurled
by John Gray
Stretching across tables
running almost the entire
length ofthe SUB concourse isa
banner petition sponsored by
the AMS Task Force on Tuition
Fees and Student Aid as part of
their public awareness campaign.
"Last year we collected
more than 7,000 names and this
year we hope to get more than
10,000," said Alma Mater Society president Mike Lee.
Lee hopes the campaign
will reach not only UBC students but also potential university students still in high school.
Parents of students currently enrolled at UBC and the
local community are also-
targeted.
"The banner is a means for
students to either voice their
concerns or vent their anger
over yet another tuition increase," said Joanna Harrington, chair of the Task Force.
"As well, it is meant to give •
all the students of UBC a voice
in government since not all of
them can attend the Board or
Governors meeting."
She added the task force
hoped the banner would recapture the energy and dedication
that went into last year's failed
bid to stop the ten percent tuition increase.
The students who wrote on
the banner in the first few hours
seemed clearly united in their
opposition to any further increases in tuition.
"An educated work force is
the greatest asset of this Province," wrote Rick Green of Political Science.
The banner also consisted
of shorter succinct statements
such as "Please! No more!! I'm
not rich!!"
"Ifs also good to see a lot of
people expressing concern not
just for their own financial situation but for the people that
can't make it into UBC because
of the high tuition," said Harrington.
There is also another petition accompanying the banner
addressed to the provincial government.
Both petitions will remain
on the SUB concourse until the
end ofthe week. CLASSIFIEDS 228-3977
Classified Advertising
RATES: AMS Card Holders - 3 lines, $3.00, additional lines 60 cents,
commercial -3 lines, $5.00, additional lines 75 cents. (10% Discount on
25 issues or more) Classified ads payable in advance. Deadline 4.-00
p.m,. two days before publication. Room 266, SUB, UBC, Vara., B.C. V6T
2A7, 228-3977.
5 - COMING EVENTS
WORKING HOLIDAYS
- SWAP TALK -
Mon. Nov. 20th
12:30
SUB Room 207/209
1990 countries include:
Britain, France, Australia
New Zealand, Japan
and USA
-THE VANCOUVER
INSTITUTE-
-Free Public Lecture-
Saturday, Nov.18
Professor Richard Lipsey
Department of Economics
Simon Fraser University
on
HIGH-TECH AND THE
GLOBAL ECONOMY: WHERE
IS IT TAKING CANADA?
Lecture Hall 2, Woodward IRC
at 8:15 p.m.
11 - FOR SALE - PRIVATE
KATHY WILSON HAS BOOKED A
TICKET to U.K. she can't use. Ifyou wish
to go and have $600, contact Kathy at 319,
6000, Iona Drive before Nov. 19.
78 HONDA ACCORD, $800 OBO. Call
732-0490 Deb or Tom any time.	
YOUR TICKET to India or Thailand one
way asking $500 OBO. Open ticket expires
Dec. 8. Call Regina 277-7233.
1974 MERCURY COMET. Exc. cond.
auto. PIS, 54,000 miles, $1,700.   Call 327-
0714.
S.E.RJF. THE HOME OF LOW PRICES.
Wang AS & Micom Word Processing Equipment. Call 228-2582.
20-HOUSING
THE DEPARTMENT OF STUDENT
HOUSING A CONFERENCES has vacancies for women in Totem Park & Place Va-
nierresidences. These residences offerroom
& board accommodation in single or double
rooms. Pis. contact the Student Housing
Office during office hours (8:30 a.m. - 4)
weekdays or by calling 228-2811 for more
information.
$240. FEMALE ROOMMATE NEEDED
to share house at 41st/Oak, W/D/, N/S, no
pets, own bathroom, 261-6944, Tom.
WANTED TO RENT: Late Nov. to Dec. 31,
furnished room, Bach. Suite or 1 Bdrm. Apt.
Rob: 228-5654, day 224-1650, evenings.
25 - INSTRUCTION
PROFESSIONAL  SINGER/TEACHER.
Performer's diploma, 2 yrs. experience.
Accepting students. Teacher of 1989 ARCT
Gold Medalist for Canada, 263-7664.
IMPROVE YOUR VERBAL ENGLISH
skills. Emphasis on conversation, pronunciation and comprehension. PH. 734-5917.
SUPPORT GROUP FOR WOMENin abusive (emotional, physical, sexual) dating
relationships. Starting January, 8 weeks,
no cost Interested in this study? Call
Leonie 228-5431.
30 - JOBS
RUN YOUR OWN BUSINESS
Student Sprinklers is now hiring on campus I
We have 45 manager positions available
nationwide. Inl989ourtopmanager_gross
profit was $45,000. Join a winning team -
apply now. 681-5755.
BABY-SITTER NEEDED, Sunday mornings from 10:30 - 12 to watch over kids of
parents attending service at University Hill
United Church. Salary is $25 per Sunday. If
interested or for more info., pis. call 872-
5710.
BANK OF MONTREAL
UBC CAMPUS BRANCH SUB
P/T Tellers & Clerk Typist required
Exp. pref. but not necessary.
Hours flexible.
For appointment
call Shirley Macphail 665-7084
75 - WANTED
EARN CHRISTMAS $$$
The A.M.S. is now hiring
Prep, and Service Catering
Staff, for up-coming
Christmas functions.
If you're motivated,
organized and energetic;
this is the job for you!
Apply in person with resume
between 3:00 p.m. and 4:30
p.m. M. - Fri. to: Nancy
Toogood in Room #230F
S.U.B., U.B.C.
HOSTS/HOSTESSES
required for promotional events
• $8.00 - $10.00/hour •
If interested
attend our open house
Sunday, Nov. 26/89
659D Moberley Road
(off 6th Ave)
in False Creek
Between 12-5pm.
WANTED FOR PART-TIME TELEMARKETING. Hours flexible, from 8:30 -
5:00pm. Mon-Fri. Call Rob at 684-0011.
 35 -LOST	
LOST: SERVICE TELEPHONE (#'s 6000
and 5148) from Intramural Sports Office in
SUB, Room 66 Oct 30th. It won't work anywhere else! Reward for return. 228-6000.
40 - MESSAGES
MESSAGE OF ISLAM 12: God honored
Adam by giving him knowledge. Then God
ordered the angels and the satan to bow to
Adam. The satan refused and was condemned by God. The satan declared that he
will try to deviate mankind away from God.
The first sin was an example that God let
Adam to go through. Adam repented and
God forgave him. Now, every human being
is born pure.
RESEARCH PROJECT. Free stress management program for female graduate students. For more information, phone 228-
5345.
VOLUNTEERS. Healthy non-smoking
males (19-25 yrs. )are needed for study of an
antiarrhythmic drug, Mexiletine. Blood,
saliva and urine samples will be collected
over 72 hrs. A $70 honorarium will be paid
on completion ofthe study. For info, call Dr.
McErlane (228-4451) or Mr. Kwok (228-
5838) in the Pharmacy faculty, UBC.
80 - TUTORING
SPANISH TUTOR AVAILABLE.
ALL LEVELS, REASONABLE RATES
CALL 737-1404.
85 - TYPING
PROFESSIONAL TYPIST, 30 years exp.,
word processing/typing. Student rates.
Dorothy Martinson 228-8346.
TYPING UBC VILLAGE, 24 hr. service.
Tapes transcribed, essays, papers, resumes,
letters, editing/proofing. 224-2310.
ACCURATE REPORTS WORD PROCESSING, WordPerfect, laBer printer, dictation. Student rates avail. #16-1490 W.
Broadway at Granville. 732-4426.
ON CAMPUS WORD PROCESSING
Type it yourself... simplified instructions
spell check, and laser printer make your
work look top quality. $7/hr. and 15c/page.
Friendly help always available. SUB lower
level, across from Tortellini's Restaurant;
228-5496.
U NEED OUR SERVICE, documents &
term papers, presentations and spreadsheets professionally prepared at reasonable rates. Call 272-4995.
ON CAMPUS WORD PROCESSING
Need the professional touch? ... have it
done foryou - you can even book ahead. $27/
hr., 6-8 double spaced pages of normal text
per hour, laser printer. SUB lower level,
across from Tortellini's Restaurant; 228-
5640.
WORD-PROCESSING$2.50/dbl.sp. page.
APA, MLA, CMS. Computersmiths, 3726
West Broadway (at Alma) 224-5242.
TYPING QUICK right by UBC. All types
$1.50/pg. dbspc. Call Rob, 228-8989, any
time.
TYPING TIGERS. Low, low rates, computerized. Word Perfect 5.0. 273-1420 or 645-
6934 (24 hr. pager).	
JB
WORD PROCESSING.
Fast, accurate, dependable. 224-2678.
A & Y MANUSCRIPT MASTERS.
Specialist in scientific fonts, graphs, grammar correction, & style polishing. Call 253-
0899.
WORD PROCESSING, laser quality, fast,
accurate & reliable. Kitsilano, Laura 733-
0268.
WORD PERFECT Exp. Computer typist/
editor, low rates. Deborah, 734-5020 or 734-
5404.
WORD PROCESSING & TYPING, Essays, term papers, theses, reports, letters,
resumes. Bilingual. Clemy 266-6641.
WRITE-ON: Laser printer. Manuscript,
theses, term papers. English/French.
Campus p/u. 687-5679.
WORD PROCESSING AVAIL. Marpole
area. $2.00/pg. dbl/sp laser printer. Call
266-8950.
PROGRESSIVE ZIONIST CAUCUS & HILLEL HOUSE PRESENT
A PANEL DISCUSSION:
WAR OR UPRISING?
DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVES
ON THE INTIFADA
THURSDAY, NOV. 16, 12:30 PM, HILLEL HOUSE
  TEL: 224-4748
Between
Deadline for submissions: for
Tuesday's paper is Friday at
3:30pm, for Friday's paper is
Wednesday at 3:30pm. NO LATE
SUBMISSIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED.
Note: "Noon" = 12:30 p.m.
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 15
Jewish Students' Association/
Hillel. Torah Discussion Group.
12:30pm, Hillel House.
Speakeasy-Outreach Program.
Information on violence against
women (W.A.V.A.W.), 12:30-
1:30pm, Speakeasy (SUB 100B).
Badminton Club. $3 drop-ins.
New members welcome. 7-10pm,
John Oliver 41st and Fraser.
Women in Development. Becky
Elmhirst, Department of Geography UBC will be speaking on
"Women and Work in Indonesia."
12:30 - 1:30pm, Geography Building Room 101.
United Church, Campus Ministry.
Dinner & Discussion - all welcome.
6:00 pm, Lutheran Campus
Centre.
AMSEXT.AFF. 12:30 Sub Auditorium, "How to Recycle in Your
Home" with Andrea Miller.
UBC Libertarians. Videotape:
The New Enlightenment: Human
Capital (OR: The Real Reasons
Behind Poverty of American
Blacks). 12:30, SUB 211.
Styrofoam Monster Building
Blitz. Please bring used styrofoam. 10am - 12:30pm, SUB Concourse. Student Environment
Centre.
Booth explaining Vancouver blue
box recycling program. 12:30-
1:30pm, Outside SUB auditorium.
Student Environment Centre.
RECYCLING QUEEN, Andrea
Miller tells how to minimize garbage. 12:30pm, SUB Auditorium.
Sponsored by the AMS, and the
Student Environment Centre.
Film Soc. Film showing: Akira
Kurosawa's "Rashomon" (sorry,
"Sanjuro" cancelled by distributors). 7:00/9:00, Sub Auditorium.
THURSDAY, Nov. 16
Jewish Students' Association/
Hillel. "War or Uprising - Different Perspectives on the Intifada"
(Panel Discussion). 12:30 pm,
Hillel House.
Jewish Students' Association/
Hillel. Hebrew Conversation
Group. 12:30pm, Hillel House.
Jewish Students' association/
Hillel. Israel: Folk Dancing,
7:00pm, SUB 207/209.
Speakeasy-Outreach Program.
Information Service - Student
Counselling. 12:30-l:30pm,
Speakeasy (SUB 100B).
UBC Ski Club. Broomball, 6:15 -
7:45pm, Rink #2 at Winter Sports
Centre.
UBC Ski Club. New Year's Signup. 7:00am, SUB 212.
UBC Scottish Country Dance
Club. Practise and Meeting.
7:30pm - 9:00pm, SUB 212.
Campus Crusade for Christ.
"Prime Time for Fellowship."
Newcomers, atheists, agnostics
and question askers welcome!
Noon, Angus 215.
Chinese Christian Fellowship.
General meeting, Noon, Scarfe
206.
Students Against Drunk Driving.
First meeting—everyone invited.
5:30pm - 7:30pm, SUB 212.
Environmental Law Group/Environmental Awareness Week.
Presentation: Anne Hilyer, Lawyer. West Coast Environmental
LawAssociatin: Working with the
Law. 12:30pm, Room 157 Law
Building.
Pacific   Rim   Club. Lecture:
MacMillan  Bloedel   - Canadian
Multinationals   and Canadian
Businessmen in Asia. 12:30pm,
Asian Centre.
AMS Student Environment
Centre. Office hours, also Fri,
Mon, and Tues. 12:30-l:30pm,
SUB 063.
Student Environment Centre
Transportation Group. Meeting,
12:30pm, SUB 215.
FRIDAY, Nov. 17
Musicians Network. Jam Night/
BZZR Garden. All Welcome, Paid
members only onstage. Door
prize. 7pm -12pm, Sub Room 212.
UBC Intramural Sports. Agronomy and Stadium Loop Run,
12:30pm. Registration at SUB
Plaza.
International Relations / Political
Science. Lecture by Dr. Carlos
Tablada, Cuban economist - On
the relevance of Che Guevara's
economic and political ideas.
12:30, Buchanan A102.
Environmental Law Group/Environment Awareness Week. Presentation: Joe Foy, Director of
Western Canada Wilderness
Committee: Issues Procedures,
Law & Legislation: Working towards Environmental Change in
B.C. 12:30 pm, Room 157 Law
Building.
Students for Free South Africa.
General Meeting & discussion:
"UBC Shell divestment campaign." 12:30, Room 205, SUB.
Muslim Students' Association.
Weekly prayers. Everyone is welcomed to attend and raise questions or borrow books on Islam.
12:30pm -1:15pm, lower lounge of
the International House.
SUNDAY, Nov. 19
Kyai Madu Sari. Musical performance - traditional Indonesian
Music, 2:30pm, Great Hall - Museum of Anthropology.
MONDAY, Nov. 20
Student Environment Centre
Purchasing - Recycled-Products-
and-Definitely-Not-Styrofoam
Group. Meeting, 12:30pm, SUB
211.
TUESDAY, Nov. 21
Environment Centre Recycling
Group. Meeting, 12:30pm, SUB
224.
Environment Centre Promotion
Group. Meeting, 12:30pm, SUB
119.
Museum of Anthropology. Panel
Discussion: Ownership and Stewardship, West coast dance
screens from anative perspective.
7:?0^m, Theatre Gallery, Museum of Anthropology.
2/THE UBYSSEY
November 15 1989 Food questioned
by Steve Conrad
Residents of Place Vanier are
angered by what they feel is inadequate food service in their cafeteria.
Unlike other accommodations on campus, Place Vanier
requires students living there to
purchase eight months worth of
their $7.50-a-day meal plan as
part of the bargain. This effectively renders the residents a captive audience to the cafeteria food.
"The burgers are served very
often and they're not very good.
We get a lot of fried foods. They're
served in grease and they don't
have drainage systems in the pans
they use. Some ofthe servers tend
to dump the old grease into the
new pans coming in," said Christy
Terness of the Place Vanier Residents Association. "We've asked
them not to. They think it's juice
and flavor. We keep telling them
it's grease but they don't believe
But Betty Braidwood, manager ofthe Place Vanier Residence
food service, said "We can't cook
like mother; we try our best."
As for the grease Braidwood
explained, "I was suggesting that
we get some draining trays; the
problem is that I feel things dry
out."
Terness also noted several
hygiene problems at the cafeteria,
such as dishes left dirty overnight
and foods requiring refrigeration
being served alongside the steam
tables.
"Quite often students don't
bring their trays back. We do have
people staying until 7:15 p.m. and
they are supposed to scrape as
much [food] off the tray as they
can," said Braidwood.
Braidwood also pointed to the
recent addition of ice to the salad
bar in response to student requests.
Students have also complained about the unacceptable
amount of leftovers being used in
Vanier meals.
"The jello was one color today,
usually it's five or six," said Li am
O'Shea, PVRA president.
"We tend to find peas and
carrots in our lasagna," added
Terness.
But Braidwood said this was
"not so for the most part."S h e
said that because the kitchen is
able to accurately forecast the
demand for food from day to day,
there is not much surplus food.
Though Braidwood said the
excess beef quite often ends up in
the beef barley soup, she was reluctant to elaborate on the fate of
other residual food items.
O'Shea also noted that not
much has changed at Place Vanier
from last year when 450 ofthe 950
resident signed a petition denouncing the food.
"On the whole in terms of significant things like changing
menu items or methods of
preparation...they seem to be still
sticking with their system."
Styrofoam creates monster
In a small, dark corner ofthe
Student Union Building, a growing mess of styrofoam and plastic
is starting to encroach upon the
main student hallway.
But it's not a messenger of
Armageddon for Canada's dispos
able society. Not yet anyway. For
now, the garbage sculpture is just
a visual warning from UBC's Student Environmental Center
(SEC).
"We've collected styrofoam
from garbage cans around SUB.
We have a big monster already,"
said SEC coordinator Ellen Pond.
The purpose of the growing
sculpture "is to show that styrofoam is a problem. We have it forever and we're going to have to
stop using it, period," she said,
adding that the styrofoam in the
sculpture is "just a fraction ofthe
styrofoam waste on campus."
The group wants to encourage
stuc ants to bring their own coffee
mugs to campus and to stop using
styrofoam cups.
Pond said the styrofoam issue
has gone beyond its original identification as a chlorofluorocarbon
issue (CFC). "Styrofoam takes up
far too much landfill, it's not biodegradable, and not recyclable," she
said.
Initially the public was
warned away from styrofoam because of its detrimental effect on
the ozone, but Pond said that
while many producers have responded to the public outcry by
cutting down on the CFC's, the
problem now is the styrofoam itself.
Food facilities at UBC continue to use styrofoam because it is
cheaper than other products, according to Pond. But she said that
the traditional patterns of business accounting is not adequate in
today's environmentally-conscious world.
"You're not paying the actual
cost," said Pond. The effect on the
ozone, the cost of landfill, and the
higher taxes necessary to get rid of
the added waste must be accounted for in the final cost of each
student's cup of coffee.
Pond said the student reaction to the display has been positive so far.
"The media has made people
aware that they should be doing
something. What we do is give
people small, practical steps so
that they can change the way they
live very slowly."
CHUNG WONG PHOTO
Betty Braidwood responds to student concern of Vanier food.
Shuttle
challenged
toy Joanne Neilson
The final night shuttle
busirom Sedgewick to the B-
lots is leaving too early and
leaving users stranded according to stodenfcs and Ji*
brary staff.
^eareconc&rnadaibattt
it (the shuttle bus sot being
there),itseetn«kindol!«ii|j').'!'
said Joan Sandilands* head
of Sedgewiek library.
"The library doato At
l_:00p,in, and that Is- when
most people leasee.
The circulation, desk
has receivednujaarous. mm-
plaints  from   student?  at
10:30 p>t«, that the last bus
has already left," said^andi-
lauds,
Students arriving at 11
p.itK when the library close*
have found no bus*
The shuttle bus is a free
service provided by the Traffic and Security Department, and runs on a route
from the clock tower to parking lots in remote areas on
campus.
It was created so that
students, particularly females, would not have to
walk to B-lot alone late at
night.
The bus is supposed to
operate from 7:00 p.m. to
11:00 p.m.
But Bob Goodwin, the
assistant security manager,
does not believe there is a
problem.
He said the 1astv-bus
leaves at about 10:46 p,m,
because the operator must
return to the office by 11:00
pjtn, for the shift change.
Be added that this is
hw it has been done for the
past 16 years and it will not
be changed.
He also suggested that
the library could help out by
posting bus hours along with
notices which urge Students
to leave the library earlier.
You can't walk out at 11
pm and expect to climb intoit
(the bu$>," said Goodwin,
Goodwin also said that
the first .patrol after the 11
' p.m. shift change checks the
clock tower area to make
sure no students are still
waiting.
The library has changed
the shuttle bus hours on
their notices to 10:30 pm as
the last departure time, to'
prevent student confusion.
Ooodwin advised students to phone Traffic and
Security if there is no bus at
10:30 pm.
November 15,1989
THE UBYSSEY/3 NOTICE OF
JUDGEMENT
Student Court, sitting by virtue of Bylaw 21(l)(c)(ii), under
proceedings initiated by Sarah Mair, Chairperson ofthe Code
and Bylaws committee, has made the following judgement.
1. Support, as contemplated in Bylaw 4, means that the
total votes cast on one side or the other side of the issue
must meet quorum. It does not refer to the total number of
votes cast in the referendum.
2. Quorum was not calculated in accordance with Bylaw 4.
3. Andrew Hicks' actions in the determination of quorum
exceeded his authority as Director of Administration.
These actions did not adversely affect the outcome.
For more information, please contact the AMS Ombuds office,
SUB 100A (228-4846).
Jessica Mathers
Clerk of the Court
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NOTICE OF
JUDGEMENT
It is the decision of the Student Court that although the
voting irregularities show definite problems in the
existing process of administering referendums they do not
impugn effectiveness of Bylaw 4(4) (b). The Court,
therefore, rules that the quorum figure should not be
adjusted to account for the irregularities. Furthermore,
since the number of voting irregularities totalled 31 and
this number would not have affected the final outcome of
the referendum, the court finds no reason to adjust the
final totals or invalidate the referendum.
Jessica Mathers
Clerk of the Court
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PURPOSE
To provide recent university graduates with an interest in public affairs an
opportunity to supplement their academic insights of the legislative
process with practical legislative and administrative experience.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE
Students who will have received a degree from a British Columbia University by the program commencement date.
HOW MANY
Eight interns are selected each year.
LOCATION
Parliament Buildings, Victoria, British Columbia.
WHEN
January 1 to June 30,1991.
STIPEND
$1,500 month.
APPLICATION DEADLINE
February 1, 1990.
HOW TO APPLY
Program literature and application forms are available from the Political
Science Department and the Student Employment Centres on Campas, at
the University of Victoria, Simon Fraser University, and the University of
British Columbia or from the Office ofthe Speaker, Suite 207, Parliament
Buildings, Victoria, B.C. V8V 1X4.
PROGRAM INFORMATION MEETINGS AND SEMINARS
UBC, Buchanan Building Penthouse, November 20,1989,12:30-2:00 p.m.,
Dr. Patrick Smith, "Perestroika and Policy Gambling".
SFU, Halpern Centre Lounge, November 22, 1989, 12:30-2:00 p.m.,
Dr. R. Kenneth Carty, "Fair Electoral Maps in British Columbia".
U. VIC, Cornett Building, RoomB344, November 21,1989,12:30-1:30 p.m.,
Drs. Neli Swainson and Jeremy Wilson.
Students fight funding cuts
by -Chris Lawson
OTTAWA (CUP) — Their faces
were streaked with red, blue and
green.
They were hordes of screaming
students. They were tooting blow-
horns, kazoos and a bevvy of assorted noisemakers, but they
weren't at a football game.
They were, in fact, on Parliament Hill in Ottawa to protest Bill
C-33 last Thursday. The noon-
hour rally took place on the steps
of a chilly, rain-soaked national
capital before the Canadian Federation of Students' lobbying effort.
Ink from "Kill the Bill" and
other anti-Tory placards had
dribbled onto their bearer's faces.
In between speeches by student leaders from across Canada
the students chanted "Hey hey, ho
ho education cutbacks have got to
go," and "We want Brian," as the
rain poured down.
Rally organizers didn't get
anything like the 2000 students
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least 500 showed up.
Bill C-33 will cut federal payments to the provinces for health
care and post-secondary education.
The bill will reduce the growth
rate for the payments to the provinces under the Established Programs Financing program (EPP),
by one per cent per year. It would
be in effect for 1990/91.
Finance minister Michael
Wilson told parliament in April
that the reduced growth rate
would cut $200 million in 1991
alone from the payment program,
which will transfer $34 billion to
the provinces this year.
Because the EPF represents 23
per cent of all federal spending,
Wilson argued, it had to be cut
back as part of the Conservative
deficit-cutting program.
Canadian Federation of Students (CFS) researcher Mike Old
said C-33 will mean $900 million
less in federal payments for post-
CAMPUS
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secondary   education   between
1991 and 1995.
Ministry of finance officials say
although federal spending will be
reduced, it will not fall below the
rate of inflation, and extra payments to poorer provinces will
continue.
But C-33 is not the first cutback
in federal transfer payments. In
1984, the Liberal government limited growth in transfer payments
as part of it's '6 and 5' restraint
program.
The Conservatives' C-96, introduced in 1986, reduced the growth
rate by two per cent.
Old says between C-96 and C-
33, the total loss to post-secondary
education funding will be $6.8 billion by 1995.
"You have to wonder what the
feds are doing when Mulroney
makes these comments about how
education and research are meant
to be priorities, and then they turn
around and announce these cutbacks," Canadian Federation of
Students chair Jane Arnold said.
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by Rick Hiebert
About 50 Western Canadian
student journalists descended on
the heretofore peaceful town of
Saskatoon Saskatchewan over the
weekend. And the town was never
the same again...
The students were meeting as
part of a Western Region conference of Canadian University Press
(WRCUP), Canada's english collegiate press organization. When
not bowling, drinking or dancing,
the "WRCUPpies" shared information, learned about journalistic
techniques in workshops and
made new friends from student
newspapers from Victoria to Winnipeg.
Eight Ubyssey staffers (including your humble correspondent) undertook an epic 23 and a
half hour voyage by mini-van to
attend the conference.
The seminars featured Saskatchewan professional journalists and writers telling delegates
about topics like investigative
journalism, photography, feature
writing and editorial writing.
Delegates had various reactions to the conference, some serious, some not.
"This is my first WRCUP
meeting, my first CUP meeting. I
found it very interesting," said
Keith Morison of The Manitoban
(U of Manitoba).
"Interestingly enough, I think
I got more out ofthe social activities than the workshops, although
the workshops were quite good."
"This conference kicks ass,"
said Phil Preville of The U of Alberta Gateway. "The Gateway has
been absent from this kind of discussion for a couple years and it
shows, yet I found the conference
very very interesting."
"Hike it. Saskatoon is cool. It's
nice to be with intellectuals for a
change," said Dean MacPherson of
Langara's The Gleaner.
"I've lost two pens," said Matthew Martin of Douglas College's
Other Press.
"Well, I've found the WRCUP
conference to be an interesting,
educational and edifying experience," said CUP National Bureau
Chief Chris Lawson. "I think everyone should have one in their
backyard or rec room. If they don't
have room in the house, they could
use the front lawn or sidewalk."
"Journalists are fucking obnoxious," Lawson added.
"I found this conference to be a
fascinating gathering of intellects
as well as a good party," said Jason
Snider of Red Deer College's
Bricklayer.
"I never condescend to have
an opinion," said Keith a Stockand
of UVic's The Martlet. Fellow
Martlet staffer Nikki Lederer
added, "Sleep is a waste of time."
"Ooooh, It was great. It was
better than Cats. I'll see it again
and again," said Ken Boesem of
Okanagan College's The Phoenix.
CUPpies plan a national conference for the last week in December in Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario. WRCUPpies in particular
next go on the rampage next
spring in North Vancouver.
Overheard at the WRCUP conference
in Saskatoon...
"Who led the coup that overthrew
The Chinese Bourgeoisie
M-A-0 T-S-E dash-T-U-N-G
Mao Tse-Tung,
Mao Tse-Tung,
Forever let us hold his banner high, high, high, high"
-WRCUPpie marching song
"Now here you all are, this mass invasion of protoplasm..."
-Saskatoon writer Bob Fink upon viewing WRCUP delegates.
"We call ourselves the unorthodox Trotskyists."
-Rob Wylie, editor ofthe Saskatchewan based Socialist Worker.
"When you become a student government leader, your skin
becomes this thin (holds fingers slightly apart). You become like
a paper editor or co-ordinator. You begin to lose it."
-Michael Fisher VP of the University of Saskatchewan Student
Union.
"It's sort of a comedy-melodrama-documentary."
-Saskatchewan filmmaker David Geary on his film My City,
which assumes that prohibitionist vegetarian Viking colonists
founded Saskatoon 800 years ago.
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by Michael Gaxetas
MEL MEETS HARRY WHO
MET SALLY WHO MEETS
ROGER WHO MEETS...
In an effort to entice viewers
into theatres, Hollywood studios
created the B-movie which is
run as the first half of a double
bill.
Basically it is a low budget,
conventional story, quickie flick
which precedes the main,
prestige feature with the big
name stars.
Well, the infamous B-movie
format is back as SUBFILMS
presents Lethal Weapon 2 and
When Harry Met Sally, both for a
five dollar admission charge. Mel
Gibson, the good-looking good
guy with a 9mm attitude, attacks
the nastiest bad guys you can
think of; white South African
drug runners, not yet on the
Darth Vader level, but close. This
is a great preview to When Harry
Met Sally because you can get all
the bloodletting out of your
system before tackling some
more important thematic
concerns.
Can women and men be
friends without sex as the primary motivation? When Harry
Met Sally asks these questions
and more in a romantic comedy
unequalled in the past few years
for its insights into love/hate relationships between men and
women. The script enriches the
characters with lines so delectable that it cannot help but
draw attention to itself, a sure
bet for an Oscar nomination for
best screenplay. It is worth
seeing for some wonderful
philosophizing about the nature
of lovers and friendship, as well
as the most ultimate fake-orgasm
scene ever. Lethal Weapon 2 is at
7:00 p.m. and When Harry Met
Sally plays at 9:30 p.m. from
Thursday November 16 to
Sunday the 19th.
BARRY BATTLES FOR THE
HAND OF HIS COUSIN
A period drama of an Irishman who goes to war for the
hand of a cousin back home plays
at Cinema 16 on Wednesday the
22. Stanley Kubrick directs
Barry Lyndon, the William Th-
ackery novel, wjth an insistence
upon authentic lighting, props
and clothing, allowing the most
realistic rendering of history
possible.
A HOT FLASH: Sanjuro is
cancelled for this evening's .
CINEMA 16 performance. In its
place is the Kurosawa masterpiece, Rashomon, which deals
with the many levels of reality
into which a story may unfold.
Toshiro Mufine stars as a rouge
Samurai who gets involved with
a wealthy woman and her bodyguard as they journey along a
forest road. The ensuing altercation and resolution is told by
different characters to the
authorities from every conceivable angle and with conflicting
stories, vying for the audience to
determine the truth.
HITCHCOCK'S NOTORIOUS
EXPOSE OF LOVE AND LIES
Strong alluring characters
and stomach twisting suspense
are the two paramount factors
which provide white knuckle
excitement in Alfred Hitchcock's
Notorious. Cary Grant plays the
smooth U.S. government agent
who gets Ingrid BeTgman, the
daughter of an ex-Nazi war
crinjinal, to fall in love with him
in order to do a job. She is
recruited to spy on a group of
Nazi's hiding out in South
America, a group who are up to a
nasty scientific project. The
romantic heat between Grant
and Bergman has rarely been
matched: their on screen kisses
could be considered censurable
material, especially in 1946.
Without a doubt, this film
delivers enough plot twists and
exhilarating confrontations to
placate any suspense addict.
CLASSIC SUBFILMS will
present Notorious on Monday,
November the 20th at 7:00 p.m.
and 9:30 p.m.
SUBVERSIVE PROFESSOR
BANNED FROM CAMPUS
Those who previously
missed Dead Poets' Society will
have a chance to experience this
touching performance by Robin
Williams at the HOLLYWOOD,
November 13-19 at 9:20 p.m. The
story is of a literature professor
posted at a boys* prep school, and
covers such major themes as
seizing life's .opportunities, carpe
diem, understanding the beauty
of great poetry, feeling like a
human being instead of a
machine, and chasing your
dreams until the become reality.
The film's only fault is a clumsy,
contrived plot device to allow for
the film's conventional melodramatic ending. The scenes in the
classroom, however, offer some
ofthe best of William's radiant
acting as he plays the teacher
every student wishes they had in
high school.
LADY FROM SHANGHAI
MAKES ANOTHER SCREEN
APPEARANCE
Mixing real life and the
movies, The Lady From The
Shanghai Cinema, takes an ex-
boxer and bored real estate
salesman and throws him headfirst into a complex murder
mystery in a homage to Orson
Welles film noir classic, The
Lady From Shanghai. While at
the cinema he spots a dazzling
woman who appears to be the
mirror-image ofthe heroine on
screen in a gangster flick. By
becoming involved with her he
becomes embroiled in a breakneck plot full of dangerous
crimes and violence. Full of terse
dialogue, shadowy sets and rundown streets, The Lady From
The Shanghai Cinema won
prizes at last year's Granada
Festival and was well received at
the Vancouver International
Film Festival. It will be playing
at 7:00 p.m. on November the
17th at the CINEMATHEQUE
as part of the Contemporary
Brazilian Cinema Festival.
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder
Women o
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IN Visible Colours is the first
international film/video
festival and symposium celebrating the cinema of women of colour
and third world women ever to be
held in Canada.
FILM
In Visible Colours Film
Festival
Robson Square Media Centre/
Vancouver East Cinema
Until November 19
More than 80 national and international documentary, animated, experimental, and narrative works will be screened this
year. The films cover a wide range
of topics, including racism, land
rights, exile and refugees, love,
relationships, sexuality, peace,
identity, and women and work.
A few titles include the Oscar-
nominated Who Killed Vincent
Chin? (U.S), an examination of
the racially-motivated murder of
an Asian-American man, Nice
Coloured Girls (AUST.), about the
lives of aboriginal women living in
urban areas of Australia, and And
the Word Was God (Canada), an
account of how Aboriginal culture
was transfigured to fit the mold of
and Bono?
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November 15,1989 Kamu elevates VSO
f colour
Judeo-Christian tradition.
Other regions represented at
the festival include Africa, Asia,
the UJL, Latin America, the
Pacific, the Caribbean, and the
Middle East. At least 44 critically
acclaimed directors will appear, as
well as seminars to be held from
the 17th to the 19th at SFLPs Har-
bourside campus. Guest producers
will adress issues found in these
films and videos, and will also
discuss production, financing, and
distribution.
Festival programs and passes
for screenings are available at the
Women in Focus office at 849
Beatty St. (685-1137), and the
Vancouver East Cinema at 2290
Commercial Drive (253-5455).
Prices are $50 general admission
for any 10 programs, $40 for students/seniors and the un(der)
employed. Tickets for individual
programs are available 30 minutes
before showtime at $6 for general
admission, $5 for students.
Seminar passes are $15 for day
general admission, $12 for day
students, and $30 for all 3 days.
In Visible Colours is sponsored by the National Film Board
and Women in Focus, with
support from the Vancouver
Society on Immigrant Women's
issues found in these films.
by Rob Jordan
FINNISH conductor Okko
Kamu was at the helm of an
amazingly blemish-free Vancouver Symphony Orchestra last
Sunday. Although playing to only
a two-thirds full Orpheum
Theatre, the orchestra sounded as
though they were giving the
concert of their lives—as all
concerts should be, really.
MUSIC
Vancouver Symphony
Orchestra
Orpheum
It was unfortunate for those
who missed this pair of concerts
because, although the VSO has
understandably lacked focus and
cohesion since Black Tuesday
(January 26, 1988), it has been a
long time since they sounded as
intensely expressive as they did
last Sunday afternoon.
Haydn's Symphony No. 87
opened the programme. It, like all
Haydn's symphonies, places the
bulk of the structural narrative on
the upper strings. The first and
second VSO violins have never
been responsible for any zeniths of
concert-going revelation for
anyone, but last Sunday they
came as close as they have for
many a concert. It was hard to
believe this tight and lively
playing, devoid of glitches and
weak ensemble, came from the
same string section that performed the Prokofiev Symphony
No. 5 back on October 5.
Pared down to "classical" size,
the VSO rendered the Haydn 87
as delightfully spirited, technically polished, tidy and elegant a
performance as Haydn himself
could have wished for. Kamu's
gestures were so exquisitely clear
and his direction so firm and
commanding, that virtually any
instrumental faux pas would have
been unthinkable.
Jane Coop is a pianistic marvel, launching herself with relish
into a concerto she obviously
enjoys playing. The range of
expression and dynamic demanded of the soloist in this work
is considerable; Coop was equal to
it in all instances. In the occasional exposed section where she
was required to play softly, she
Rock Story saddens
by Lorry Jones
DO you want a drug? Walk
into a bar, pay your money,
and get your fill. This is the be all
and end all to your social life:
guitars, booze, and music that's
not MTV. But your ego will tell
you, you are above the rest. You
know something they don't. You
are cultivated.
MUSIC
The Chiefs of Belief, Memory
Day, and Strange But True
Town Pump
I reach a sad revelation. The
days when music immortalized itself as a vehicle for social revolution
by creating moments in which you
danced and released your soul like a
gospel singer in flight have now
become a medal or badge you wear
to show all the people in the world
your music's honour. Afitting thing
for the time around Rememberance
Day.
It's raining hard outside on a
Thursday night and three local
bands are scheduled to play in the
Town Pump. What funny names:
Chiefs of Belief, Memory Day, and
Strange But True. They are different, but that is why you are here.
Onstage, a band of preppy
,boys whose lead singer resembles
■Brian Ferry begin the night.
(Later, we discover this resem
blance does not extend beyond
looks). They have an easy formula: a gimic to interest the
crowd and a sound that's unpopu-1
lar.
With ease the Chiefs of Belief I
fail to suspend your disbelief—
that is ifyou are thinking. The
highlight of their performance
occurs when the lead singer
disappears into the dark vacuum
of the Town Pump as he walks off |
stage with his cordless microphone. This forced you to actually
listen to the words of the song,
and imagine. However, what you
heard was similar to the sound
you hear from singing into a
plastic bowl tied to your face.
Perhaps you .need to be a bit
inebriated to appreciate it.
Memory Day—who are they?
They've been on CFOX, their
singer looks like Bono, and their
guitarist dresses up like the Edge.
Their material offers a semi-
profound musical experience.
A free t-shirt was offered to the
first person to dance on the dance
floor. They did their thing but
can't really be called stirring.
As for the last band, they
should change their name to
Strange But Unfortunately for the |
Ear, True. Imagine Getty Lee of
Rush singing with a hoarse throat'
for a heavy metal band.
It was time to leave.
was able to project a pianissimo
which beautifully filled the
Orpheum. Vancouver audiences
deserve to hear more of this fine
artist.
Later in the performance the
audience was treated to
the Sibelius Symphony No. 5.
How wonderful a performance can
be in the hands of someone who
truly understands it from the
inside as Okko Kamu so obviously
does!
His beat is clear, but spacious,
perfectly suited to the lengthy,
open melodic lines of this magnificent work. Kamu is a master of
the long orchestral crescendo and
(perhaps even more important in
Sibelius) of the even longer
orchestral diminuendo. The brass
ebbed and surged— even the
rather flatulence-prone VSO
trombones were solid, blended as
one and, for once, not overblown.
These fine players filled the
Orpheum with glorious sound
even at the somewhat more
subdued levels which Kamu
demanded of them.
Kamu's articulate direction,
potentially treacherous compositional and orchestrational devices
flowed effortlessly forth belying
the careful rehearsal that had
gone into shaping them so
perfectly. It was a performance of
which the VSO could be justifiably
proud.
Kamu is on the short list
(along with Lawrence Foster,
Jahja Ling and Andrew Litton) for
the music directorship of the VSO.
His superb musicianship and
command of the orchestra are
undeniable. He exudes an air of
clear, calm, and centred self-
confidence without arrogance.
There is obvious chemistry
between him and the orchestra.
But the VSO played well for
Foster and also, by reliable
reports, for Ling. We hear Litton
on December 3 and 4. He is of no
small repute. Of the candidates I
have heard, personally I would be
happy with the choice of either
Foster or Kamu. The VSO
selection committee's task will not
be an easy one.
The Ling concert will be
broadcast by CBC on Sunday,
November 26: at 11:05 AM on FM
and at 8:08 PM on AM. Find out
for yourself how our VSO is doing.
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Puck Birds prune Pronghorns
by Michael Booth
A visit by the lowly University
of Lethbridge Pronghorns was just
the tonic the ailing puck-Birds
offense needed as they exploded
for 15 goals en route to winning a
pair of weekend games 9-3 and 5-4.
On Saturday night, the T-
Birds came out flying and they
never looked back. UBC opened
the scoring when defenseman Eric
Furland threaded a pass to Rich
Dusevic at the edge ofthe face-off
circle. Dusevic made no mistake as
he fired a shot high to the glove
side of Scott Fischer in the 'Horns
net for a 1-0 T-Bird lead.
The T-Birds made it 2-0 when
Fischer gave up a fat rebound off of
centre Grant Delcourt's point
shot. Left winger Scott Fearns
pounced on the loose puck and
whipped off a shot that found the
mark low to Fischer's left side.
Lethbridge got back into the
game on a strange goal just before
the period ended. 'Horns forward
Scott Orban fired a shot from point
bl ank range at Ray Woodley in the
T-Birds' net. Woodley got a piece of
the shot but it popped up into the
air, fell to the ice and trickled
across the goal line as Woodley
desperately searched for its
whereabouts.
Centre Jay Barbarie scored
early in the second to restore
UBC's two goal cushion and then
the T-Birds connected on one of
the prettiest goals ofthe year.
With winger Scott Rawson off
on a roughing penalty, Fearns
intercepted a pass between the
two Lethbridge defensemen and
raced the length of the ice. After
fighting off one attempted check
from behind, Fearns rifled a low
shot from the face off circle that
beat Fischer on the far side for
what turned out to be the winning
goal.
"Delcourt was fore checking
and I read the defenseman's play,"
Fearns said. Their defense isn't
that fast and I just put it in the far
corner. I've been in a bit of a slump
so I'm just glad to see things going
well."
Winger Dave Cannon scored
late in the period to give UBC a
four goal lead heading into the
dressing room. Barbarie's second
goal ofthe game early in the third
sent Fischer to an early shower
but things didn't get any better for
his replacement, Mike Roach. In a
great individual effort, T-Birds
winger Joe Sobotin went coast to
coast before flipping a backhand
shot past Roach for a 7-1 T-Bird
lead.
Right wingers Scott Rawson
and Scott Frizzell rounded out the
T-Birds' goal scoring parade while
forwards Kevin Yellowaga and
Allan Rypien replied for Lethbridge.
T-Bird goaltender Ray Woodley played perhaps his strongest
game of the year as he made several brilliant saves early in the
game when the score was still
close.
On Sunday, the T-Birds
jumped out to a two-goal lead with
tallies by Dusevic and Cannon
before Lethbridge got into the
game with a power play goal by
forward Shane Mazutinec early in
the second frame.
A few minutes later, T-Bird
forward took a pass from Dusevic
at the top ofthe face-off circle and
ripped a screened shot past Roach
for a 3-1 UBC lead.
The crowd had barely settled
back in their seats when Lethbridge forward Mike Jacobson broke
down the right side and ripped a
low shot past Woodley to narrow
the gap to one goal.
Moments later, Dusevic collected his second goal and third
point of the afternoon to extend
the T-Bird lead to 4-2 heading into
the third period.
The third period scoring was
all Lethbridge as they connected
twice to tie the game and force
overtime. In overtime, Lethbridge
pressed early before defenseman
Rick Herbert hit right winger
Gregg Delcourt with a pass as he
came off the bench. Delcourt took
the puck in full stride and broke in
alone on Roach. He patiently
waited for the Pronghorn goalie to
make his move and when Roach
went down, Delcourt shot the puck
up and in for the winning goal.
T-Bird goalie Ray Woodley
was credited with an assist on the
winning goal, his second of the
game, tying him with Gregg Del-
court as the second most prolific
scorer in Sunday's contest.
T-Bird head coach Terry
O'Malley downplayed any notion
of a let down in the third period
and expressed optimism for the
future.
""I don't think we let down in
the third," O'Malley said. "We got
caught on a line change and again
on a face off."
"I just hope this gives us a
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haven't proven ourselves; we still
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Vol ley birds defeat Dinos
by Michael Booth
UBC men's volleyball team
defeated the defending CIAU
champion University of Calgary
Dinosaurs in two matches on the
weekend while the women's team
settled for a split with their cow-
town rivals.
On Friday night, the 'Birds
were led by Dave Farrell who was
playing middle blocker instead of
his usual power-hitter position.
Farrell checked in with 12 kills,
eight stuff blocks, three digs and
ace serve as the 'Birds trounced
the Dinos in straight sets 15-9 15-
10 15-3.
In women's action, Calgary's
Candice Holt was a one-woman
wrecking machine as she contributed 18 kills, one stuff block, and
three ace serves as the Dino's defeated the "Birds 7-15 16-14 8-15
12-15. UBC was led by middle
hitter Sarah Cepeliauskas with 13
kills, two stuff blocks and two ace
serves.
On Saturday night, the 'Birds
picked up where they left off on
Friday as it was play set hitter Jon
Hammer's turn to star with 21
kills, three stuff blocks, one ace
serve and one dig. He had strong
support from Farrell (20 kills) and
team captain Rob Hill in downing
the Dinosaurs 15-8 16-14 14-16
15-9.
"After Friday's match I set a
goal with the team for consistency;
to play as strong in the second
match as in the first," said UBC
men's head coach Dale Ohman.
"We didn't do that but even though
we didn't play as well in the second
match, this team found a way to
win.
"Teams in the past few years
would have more or less lost that
match but this year the fighting
spirit on the court has rarely faltered."
The two wins are especially
important considering that Calgary did not lose one match all of
last season, let alone two in one
weekend.
The women's team also
feasted on Dinosaur Saturday as
power hitter Sheilagh Gillespie
came up big, with nine kills, one
stuff block and one ace serve to
lead the 'Birds past Calgary in
straight sets 15-6 15-4 15-8. Calgary's Cheryl Curda chipped in
eight kills and one stuff block in a
losing cause.
"In the first game, we were a
little disorganized and made unforced errors," said UBC women's
coach Donna Baydock. "We had
more kills than they did but made
our mistakes at critical times."
"(On Saturday), the team prepared themselves well. We knew
what to expect and we played with
more intensity throughout the
match."
Next action for both teams
comes this weekend against the
women's and men's squads from
the University of Victoria at War
Memorial Gym at 6p.m. and
7:45p.m. respectively.
Rowers reap ribbons
by Sandra Stephanson
UBC rowers finished the season in the medals at the Head of
the Lake Regatta held in Seattle
on November 12.
The regatta was the final
event of the fall season and the
UBC/VRC rowers cruised to victory in both men's and women's
open fours and placed second in
the women's lightweight eight
and the men's junior varsity
eight.
The UBC/VRC women's open
four convincingly beat Lake
Samish rowing Club by two minutes and 36 seconds over the three
mile course, while the men's four
took advantage of the clear and
relatively calm conditions of Lake
Union to overcome three heavyweight men's crews.
Both local crews were rewarded for their impressive victories with dog-show-like blue ribbons.
The lightweight women were
second, 28 seconds behind the formidable crew from the Seattle
Rowing Club.
The Junior Varsity men's
heavy eight also took home a red
ribbon, finishing 23 seconds behind UVIC.
The   varsity   heavy   men's
eight had to contend with a
stacked field of 13 boats, one of
which was from the Soviet Union.
The Lithuanian Rowing Federation brought a men's and
women's eight on a two week tour
of the United States. Both crews
walked away with sound victories.
The LRF finished in 17:06 in the
men's race while UBC placed a
respectable fifth in 17:56, only
eight seconds off a veteran crew
from UVIC.
Other fine performances
came from the lightweight
women's J.V. crews, the novice
women, and the novice men. The
Thunderbird rowers will now
make the transition to land training in preparation for the February 3,1990 UBC Erg Regatta.
UBC takes
by Douglas Harris
UBC men's field hockey club
won the first B.C. men's student
field hockey tournament and by
doing so claimed the inaugural
Sandpiper Cup.
Sunday evening UBC played
a strong Simon Fraser team to a 2-
2 draw. Scoring early in the first
half and then again in the second,
UBC led by two before conceding
two late goals. Although a tie was
a good result for the T-Birds
against the Clansmen they were
not pleased with squandering a
two-goal lead.
Monday morning began
poorly for the T-Bird's as forward
Cup
Tony Boyd aggravated an old
hamstring injury and had to be
substituted in the early minutes of
the crucial game against the University of Victoria. Uli Reinhardt,
UBC's German import, and
Spencer Cotton were hauled in as
replacements to do the legwork up
front.
UVic played a strong team
game and provided few scoring
chances for the T-Birds but were
just as stingy in relinquishing
opportunities to an increasingly
frustrated UBC team.
UBC continued to press without success until midway through
the second half when they con
verted a short corner. Shortly
thereafter substitute Ian MacKenzie ended a long scoring drought
adding UBC's second and final
goal. Rod French recorded the
shutout in the UBC goal.
UBC completed the round
robin with victories over the
UBC's Junior Varsity club and the
Vancouver Community College.
Despite UBC's undefeated
record, the Sandpiper Cup would
have belonged to SFU had they
defeated UVic in their final game.
But the exciting game ended in a 4-
4 draw thanks in part to some last
minute heroics by UVic goalie
Mike Ure.
The Thunderbirds finished on
top with SFU, UVic, VCC, and the
UBC JV rounding out the final
standings.
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Something
sporty
Sunday—the UBC men's soccer team defeated the
St. Mary's University Huskies 1-0 to win their fourth national championship of this decade.
It was truly a rocky road to the title: every team they
faced in the championship tournament was undefeated.
That is, until they played the Thunderbirds.
The T-Birds defeated McGill (10-0) and Laurentian
(9-0) in double overtime before facing St. Mary's (13-0).
When the dust settled, the T-Birds were 12-0-1 and the
undisputed champions of Canadian University soccer in
1989.
The one aspect of the Thunderbird's season not of
championship caliber was the dismal support of such an
outstanding squad from a campus population of over
30,000 students.
It did not rain Sunday, yet there were less than 250
fans in attendance at Thunderbird stadium. This figure
is further reduced when one considers half of the total
were players from teams already eliminated from the
tournament.
The lack of interest manifests itself not Qnly in
soccer but also seems to afflict every one of UBC's varsity
athletic teams.
The home court advantage is a meaningless concept
to our varsity teams. That the term fan is thought of in
the context of some type of air disbursement device. That
the word crowd is now defined as having more than two
people in attendance who are not relatives, opponents, or
coaching staff.
But there has not been irreversible damage done to
the university's image and self-esteem, however, and
there is still time to really get your behind on the seats
and support varsity sports.
Currently, the men's basketball and the men's and
women's volleyball teams are all ranked nationally in
the top five. In addition to this, the rugby team is
considered one ofthe strongest in Canada and the T-Bird
hockey team plays an exciting brand of hockey.
The real feat here is that the players competing on
UBC teams are student athletes in the truest sense ofthe
term. No outrageous U.S. style scholarships or slack
credits exist at UBC because our athletes are here with
the attitude of getting an education first. The possibility
of a professional career is a bonus.
Contrary to popular myth, not all athletes take the
easiest route through school. Ron Village of the soccer
team is currently in medical school, Peter Twist ofthe T-
Bird hockey team is completing his masters in physical
education, and over a third of the football players were
honour roll students in high school.
The apathetic trend can be stopped dead in its tracks
starting this weekend. The women's and men's volleyball teams will host UVIC at War Memorial Gym and the
hockey team hosts the University of Saskatchewan at
the Thunderbird Arena.
theUbyssey
November 15, 1989
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It was a dark lonely night and nobody returned from the trip. Alas but
nobody cared, about anything. At least that is what Nadene Rehnby
said and she was wise, wiser than all the rest except Steve Conrad,
Ernie Stelzer, Ettie Pow, Chung Wong, and Luis Piedmont. But
intelligence matters not said Michael Booth, strength does and
Richard Hiebert, Joe Altwasser, and Franka Cordua-von Specht have
more than enough to seize the day. Corinne Bjorge and Laura
Busheikin and Hao Li had the greatest advantage as they were able
to truly disappear whenever they wished. Lucky bums. Rebecca
Bishop also was a fine Houdini and was known to disappear morally
at least once a day. She would usually be found at the house of Ted
Aussem—no mean feat. Joanne Neilson, Michael Gazetas and May
Wong were happy it rained as then people stayed away from their
home. Lastly John Gray, Rob Reid, Liz Nunoda, Rob Jordan, and
Lorry Jones tasted the sweet taste ofthe ambrosia and it wuz good.
But Keith where were you to show Dale Lund what to do. Oh yes Steve
Chan and Victor returned, Yea!
EDITORS
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Jesus thought
homesexuality
laudable
The recent ads published in the Vancouver Sun
and Province by an anonymous group of so-called
Christian leaders against
the Gay Games reflect an
intolerance and hatred toward gays and lesbians that
is appalling.
Although it is sad that
the Christian tradition has
been largely anti-gay and
has fueled homophobia, it is
worth noting that nowhere
in the gospels does Jesus
comdemn homosexuality.
In fact, throughout his ministry, Jesus constantly overturned people's preconceptions of what is good and
what isn't - and went out of
his way to befriend those
pushed aside by the "religious" of his day.
It is particularly offensive that those who placed
this repugnant ad in our
local papers seek to impose
their viewpoint on others
with the ominous threat
that "these games will not
take place". Such a posture
is undemocratic and denies
the richness of our pluralistic society.
It is also a fact that
there are many gays and
lesbians who are both members and leaders in the
Christian church. It is the
call of the church to bring
people together, helping us
to understand one another
with our differences rather
than condemning some
groups while holding up
oneself or one's own group in
smug self-righteousness.
Brad Newcombe
UBC United Church
Chaplain
Good point
Dear, dear Editorial-
Writers:
Re: the Nov 7 editorial,
"Time Is Running Out".
Don't for a minute fear that
your freedom of speech is in
jeapordy, whether it be hostile Christian-bashing or
whatever. As long as students come to this fine establishment, you and your
successors will have an outlet at UBC.
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Room 241K, SUB. Letters must include name, faculty or department, year of study and signature.
I have not seen the
"homophobic" ad in question, but what I've heard
sounds tacky enough.
Tackiness, however, is NOT
illegal. Should censorship
be sanctioned to standardize "free" speech, even if it
originally favoured the biases of you and your kind,
you can be sure that in time
it would turn on you too.
These anti-homosexuality Christians (there is no
other kind) have as much
right to propagate their indignation as you do - even
more so, in fact, since they
paid out of their own pockets
for those ads, while you take
my money (and others')
whether I like it or not.
I invest in this paper
involuntarily, so if you're so
hell-bent on lower tuition
fees, maybe you could campaign for optional AMS
membership. But, as this is
not likely to occur, you will
continue draining my funds,
and "the people with [access
to] fat wallets are the only
ones free to speak."
Yours affectionately,
Peter T. Chattaway
Arts 2
Multiculturalism
is divisive
In his letter, L. Cleven
(The Ubyssey, Nov.3) makes
a good point about fighting
racism and how "Canadians
should be helping these new
immigrants adjust to the
Canadian way of life and the
immigrants should make an
effort to socialize with persons of other races". This
integration of all individuals into Canadian society is
an absolutely necessary
step in the fight against
racism
Unfortunately, our governments seem to have the
wrong idea. Through the
policy of Multiculturalism
immigrants are told to retain their culture and heritage from the country they
left and not integrate into
Canadian society. The
Canadian government pays
immigrants not to assimilate, instead, ethnic groups
are expected to have their
own cultural/community
center; paid for with government money, and when elections roll around the politicians   visit   each   cultural
center looking for the support of the "ethnic community". Multiculturalism
puts up walls around ethnic
groups, in the process creating a cultural apartheid,
which promotes misunderstanding and intolerance.
The first thing we have
to do is stop designating
ourselves and others by
ancestry, no more hyphenated Canadianism. People
come to Canada because
they want to be Canadian, if
they want to retain something of their history from
their old country then they
will and they don't need
governments to help them
decide for them. It's demeaning and insulting to
label people by race and to
perpetuate the label to the
children of immigrants who
have never known anything
but Canada.
Yes, racism is there,
one can be defeatist and say
it always has been and always will, and as more
immigrants come to Canada
we are going to have to integrate all these people into
society, not exclude them on
the basis of ethnicity.
Rob van der Ende
Arts 4
Globe blew it
with Suzuki
Dear Ubyssey, I'm feeling nothing but disgust and
outrage with the Globe and
Mail's decision to axe
Suzuki. They said he was
repetitious and not doing
the job he was hired for as a
science columnist. He spent
too much time on environmental issues and global
warming. Is this some kind
of perverted joke? Or has
true life been transformed
into excremental satire?
Scientific study and environmental concern are one
and the same. More attention and money is being directed towards environmental study as we realize
that our time is running out
and lives are at stake. The
scientific community is responding to a world emergency and Suzuki was doing
his job by presenting the
facts clearly, enabling us to
discuss and resolve them.
The environment is a num
ber one concern everywhere... except in the towers
ofthe Globe and Mail. In a
paper like the Globe it is the
most important scientific
topic and affects everyone
directly. Discussing the environment can be frightning
and uncomfortable and our
patience is limited when we
handle topics which make
us feel this way. So, are
Suzuki and others who
warn us about the environment really repetitious?
What are they supposed to
tell us, only the good news?
I'm sure Thorsell and others
like him would rather hear
about the bottling and marketing of fresh oxygen than
about the oil spill that just
occurred off the coast of
Ferndale, Washington.
Have we reached the point
where some people consider
environmental discussion
and solutions to be dogma
treated the same way as a
religious or political philosophy? If we have then we are
in a severely worse situation
than I ever imagined.
The obvious reason for
Suzuki's dismissal can be
attributed to the Globe's
reactionary cowardice by
folding under corporate
pressure. Suzuki had the
courage to address severe
problems and offer solutions. The so-called 'establishment' did not agree with
this approach. It is not only
a defeat for the environment
and Canadians, but more a
defeat for the future. Evidently the Globe wants to
soothe fears with ignorance
and not knowledge. I only
hope this attitude is restricted to these prostitutes
of journalism and their perverse sense of objectivity.
Drop your subscription and
stop your support for the
Globe and write a letter.
Maybe we can stop securing
our descent into destruction
by taking responsibility
somewhere. God knows the
'establishment' won't.
Sincerely,
David Kootnikoff
Artsl
Note: Would all of the
people who signed the letter
on The Informer please
come in and attest that they
signed it, so we may run it.
The Ubyssey
Letters co-ordinator
10/THE UBYSSEY
November 15,1989 OPINION
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Life on the BoG
By Kurt Preinsperg
Are political ambitions stirring inside you? It's time to think
about running for elected positions
on UBC Senate, the Board of Governors and the AMS Executive.
"So what's the Board like?" I
get asked. Here is the naked truth
- dilemmas I faced as a studentrep,
lessons I learned and satisfactions
I felt.
Dilemma #1 was whether to
play the ingratiation game. Ifyou
want to influence your fellow
Board members, you may be told to
play along wi th them until they are
convinced that you share their
values. Well, if you do that, you are
trapped: any strong stand on behalf of students will always endanger that imaginary store of good
will you have built up. Selling out
students to ingratiate yourself
with other Board members will
earn you their contempt rather
than their friendship, and it will
also cost you self-respect. It's
probably best to be the most outspoken student advocate you can
be within the bounds of civility.
Dilemma #2 was whether to
accept the distinction between
student interests and the good of
UBC as a whole. President Strangway will lose no time telling you
that, in your role as a Board member, you must have the good of
UBC as a whole at heart and not
the narrow self-interest of students. I would reply that, in your
role as a Board member, you
should not just promote the narrow self-interest of UBC, but
UBC's contribution to the overall
good of society. What's bad for
students will rarely be good for
society.
Dilemma #3 was whether
representing students on the
Board meant representing the
"average" student. If you take a
strong stand against higher tuition, for example, you will be accused of being a student radical
who doesn't really represent the
average student. My reply is that
UBC students are a diverse lot and
never unanimous on any issue.
Instead of trying to represent the
confused opinions of some apathetic majority, the best you can do
is liaise with Students' Council
and address every issue in the
light of your own best understanding of truth and responsibility.
I've learned many lessons on
the Board. It's instructive to watch
a group of millionaires decide the
educational fortunes of students. I
learned how people in power can
easily cloak any policy in polite
language while accusing critics of
being offensive. I learned to pit
myself against pragmatists who
view education very much as a
business to be run on a user-pay
basis. I learned that giving a university the power to set its own
fees is a little like giving a loaded
gun to a financially desperate
maniac on his way to the bank.
But perhaps the most important lesson I learned was this:
when under pressure to conform,
listen with an open mind, but don't
back down just because you're
afraid.
Although by law the Board
has powers to allocate UBC's finances, set fees, construct buildings and hire professors and administrators, in practice the
Board simply approves the president's recommendations. Like all
GRAPHIC: THE CHARLATAN
brilliant executives President
Strangway has mastered the art of
getting his own way. Probing debate is rarely encouraged. The
best time for student reps to influence policy is usually in private
consultation with various university administrators.
"You'll have no power at all," a
professor told me when I got
elected, "but you'll have nice parties to go to." I certainly enjoyed a
dozen receptions, ceremonies, dinners and lunches with some splendidly successful people. I also like
to think, however, that student
reps have some modest degree of
power. We achieved, for example,
the inclusion of a strongly worded
equality-of-opportunity principle
in the short UBC Mission Statement. We now have an official
Student Affairs Committee which
meets jointly with the Academic
Committee. And we articulated
student concerns about tuition,
student aid, housing and better
teaching.
Get yourself elected to the
Board - it's worth it. Yes, there'll be
pressures and frustrations, ifyou
take your role seriously. It's always stressful to challenge people
with an aura of authority. It
shakes one up to clash with a university president or chairman of
the Board. My term on the UBC
Board of Governors has set my
happy-go-lucky hedonism back a
bit, but it has also helped me
immensely to grow as a person, to
get my feet wet in boardroom politics, and to define my political
commitments for the rest of my
life.
Ifyou want more information about running for the
Board of Governors or other
AMS positions, please see
Kurt in SUB 262 or phone
228 6101.
Meech Lake: Dead in the water
The Meech Lake Accord is one
of those issues that has been
beaten to death over the last year.
It is time to face the reality ofthe
situation: Meech Lake as we know
it is dead. According to recent
polls, a lot of us out here in the
neglected west should be happy,
but I think that in itself shows a
certain mentality that is dangerous to our future.
Whether we like to admit it or
not, Quebec is an important part of
our country, and we wouldn't be
much of a nation without it. It is a
very sad statement the West is
making when any percentage of us
say we don't care whether Quebec
leaves or not. Without Quebec,
Canada as we know it would be
finished. The reality of the situation is that Quebec could survive
better on its own than we could.
How long could the rest of our
broken country last, lacking in the
distinction Quebec gives us, before
we become a minature copy of the
United States? My guess would be
not long.
It is very ironic that British
Columbians fault Quebec for
making demands or threatening
separation. B.C. is not adverse to
making threats either; we got a
railroad out of a similar situation.
Many of us say we should call
Quebec's bluff, that Quebec isn't
serious. Tell that to the ones that
fought for the railway.
We need Quebec, and
granted, Quebec needs us. Now is
the time to leave the current Accord behind. It's a dead issue. It
won't be ratified in its current
form, and it has its problems that
we are all familiar with. It is time
to move on and create a parallel
agreement, with more consultation with all the provincial premiers, and more careful planning.
Instead of complaining, the west
must force its issue as strongly as
Quebec, but be willing to compromise when necessary. The problem is not really Quebec pushing
too hard, or Bourassa being too
stubborn. The problem is that we
don't have a western leader strong
enough to successfully push for
our interests. Isn't it frightening
to think Bill Vander Zalm and Don
Getty are determining the future
of our constitution? It is inevitable
that the deal will fail and another
one will be sought, so it is imperative that the West have a strong,
cohesive plan. As westerners, and
as students, we should have a
voice.
The Student Liberals on campus have recognized this and have
organized a Policy Forum, on
November 25, concentrating
solely on Meech Lake and the
Quebec question. Anyone and
everyone is welcome, and hopefully many students will show up
and make their opinions heard, or
at least come and hear speakers on
all sides of the issue. Anyone
interested in the Forum can call
228-3521 for more information.
Please show your concern for our
country.
Erin Whitty
President
UBC Student Liberals
November
10th-25th
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shutout.
UBC semi-final opponent
was the Ontario East champion
Laurentian Voyageurs who came
into the tournament with a 9-0
record and were considered to be
one of the top two teams in the
country.
UBC scored in the eleventh
minute when mid-fielder Ron Village took a crossing pass from
striker Rob Reed who parked the
ball in the back ofthe net from ten
yards out.
Laurentian hit the
<« scoresheet in the 27th minute
2 when striker Nick Milanovich
o fired a 25 yard shot past T-Bird
> goalkeeper Ron Zambrano.
-o        The score remained tied at
o one apiece at the end of regula-
o
tion and the two teams prepared to
play two 15 minute overtime periods.
In the third minute of the
second overtime, Pettingale fed a
crossing pass to striker Neil Wilkinson. Wilkinson wasted no time
in blasting a ten-yard shot low to
the left of a stunned Paolo Toscano
in the Laurentian goal.
UBC played solid defensively
the rest of the way and earned a
berth in Sunday's final with a 2-1
win.
"Laurentian has a good
team," Mosher said. They are a
very young team and they will be
solid contenders for the next several years."
When the inevitable comparison between this year's squad and
1986's is brought up, Mosher is
quick to point out that the level of
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play in the CIAU has improved
twofold since 1986.
"This is a better attacking
team," Mosher said. "We score in
more ways than in 1986. We have
a more diverse attack. We didn't
have a high scorer all year. The
goals were all spread around.
"Defensively this team is
comparable to 1986, but the calibre of teams at this tournament
compared to 1986 is twice as
strong."
The only change that Mosher
would like to see in the tournament concerns the teams that are
unfortunate enough to have to
play three games in the championship tournament.
"If they are going to continue
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