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Array  2     Culture
The Ubyssey | October 5th, 2007
Radiohead to give away album for free
LSI
by Isabel Ferreras
Culture Staff
What's better than free beer, a
night in the sack with Scarjo,
and puppies combined?
Radiohead's new album,
In Rainbows.
And no, I don't mean
that the content is fantastic,
because I haven't heard the
album. Rather, it's how you
access the music that makes
it so amazing. Here's a brief
look at how it's going to
work.
On Wednesday, October
10th, In Rainbows will be
released online, at
www.inrainbows.
com. You may
choose exactly
what you want
to pay for the album. If you want
to pay $350, you
are free to. If
you are short on
cash, you may
download it for
nothing at all (on
top of the implemented 91-cent
administration
charge).
For those looking to purchase the album in physical
form, Radiohead has made a
box set which you can pre-or-
der online today, at the price
of approximately $85. It contains the album on both CD
and 2x12 inch heavyweight
vinyl. It also comes with an
8 track CD (not available for
download) that has digital photos and artwork. The disc box
itself contains lyric booklets
and more artwork. The entire
package is enclosed in a hardback book and slipcase.
By implementing this
method of distribution, refusing to hand out advance copies
of the album to journalists,
and giving such short notice
(first announced on October
1st), Radiohead is preventing
piracy and leaks. Why leak the
album when you can get it for
free (if you want) straight from
the web?
What does this say about
the future of music? This isn't
the first time the world has
seen an artist give their music
away for free. Take Prince, for
example. On July 15th, 2007,
he released his album Planet
Earth for free along with the
£3 purchase of a popular UK
tabloid, The Daily Mail. By circulating his album so widely
(three million copies picked up
on the 15th alone), he garnered
many a new fan, and when the
time came, he booked 21 sold-
out shows in London. It was
indeed a brilliant ploy, and
perhaps Radiohead is headed
in the same direction. Artists
are discovering again that the
real money from the music industry comes from live shows,
and not record sales.
It is indeed an astounding
move. What repercussions
will this revolution in music
distribution entail? Will this
spell the end of record stores?
What will happen to HMV?
Virgin Records? If Radiohead's
briliant marketing strategy
becomes successful, and other
artists want to cash in on the
free music, such stores will
become obsolete.
Get your credit card ready:
on Wednesday, October 10th,
In Rainbows will become available to the masses. Judging
by Radiohead's track record
as one of the greatest bands
in modern music, this album
should blow us all away.
Calendar
October 5s1
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Art
MON
Talk
What: Perpetual-
motion Inventors Meet
Where: Ariel Cafe(jj73
Kingsway)
Time: Sept 8,
Midnight Amateur
inventors are invite
to share ideas
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TUES
9
Music
What: UBC visual art
faculty exhibit
Where: AMS Art
Gallery (SUB)
Time: 12-9pm
Enjoy some amazing
art from UBC's finest
What: The Cure
Where: GM Place
Time: 7:30pm
Cost: $29.50-69.50,
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Movie
WED
10
Talk
What: 'The Host' film
screening
Where: Norm Theatre
(SUB)
Time: 9 pm, Friday,
Saturday, and Sunday
night.
What: Food & Feasting
lecture w/ Don Genova
and Ira Nadel
Where: UBC Robson
Square
Time: 6-7pm
SUN
Music
What: How(e) Sound
Where: BC Museum of
Mining
Time: 2pm
THUR
11
Movie
What: The Band's
Visit—hit movie from
Cannes Film Festival
about an Egyptian band
lost in the Israeli desert
Where: Empire
Granville Theatre 7
Time: 1pm
Corrections
In the Sept. 25 issue of the Ubyssey
("Time for an interreligious space on
campus?" Culture pg. 8), itwas erroneously reported that the student group
Campus for Christ had been "harassing students to convert." This was a
result of a miscommunication with
sources for the article. The Ubyssey
sincerely regrets the error.
On the cover of the Oct. 2 issue of the
Ubyssey, photographer Goh Iromoto's
name was misspelled. The Ubyssey
regrets the error.
On the centre spread the Oct. 2 issue
of the Ubyssey, illustrator Michael
Bround's name was misspelled. The
Ubyssey regrets the error.
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The Ubyssey
October 5th, 2007
Vol. LXXXIX N°10
Editorial Board
coordinating editor
Champagne Choquer
COORDINATING@UBYSSEY.BC.CA
news editors brandon adams &
Boris Korby
NEWS@UBYSSEY.BC.CA
CULTURE EDITOR PAUL BUCCI
CULTURE@UBYSSEY.BC.CA
SPORTS EDITOR JORDAN CHITTLEY
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features/national editor
Matthew Jewkes
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production manager
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WEBMASTER JOE RAYMENT
WEBMASTER@UBYSSEY.BC.CA
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DJ Jon Root is That DJ!
Culture     3
by Stephanie Findlay
Culture Staff
The HeyDJ! event last Tuesday
night at the Pit was declared "a
raging success"by CiTR promotions head Maxwell Maxwell.
DJ Jon Root took away first
prize, with Sleepyhead coming
in second, and SWAPTION third.
Winners were given swag from
Beatstreet and gleaming gold
t-shirts.
"I'm so happy. I'm too drunk,"
slurred winner DJ Jon Root.
Despite taking second, Sleepyhead garnered special praise.
Winner DJ Jon Root acknowledged that "if it wasn't for him, I
wouldn't be doing this."
"Props to Sachin, he was
working with vinyls... amazing,
amazing, guy," said CiTR presi-
That was sick, you
fuckin' killed it dawg...
I was mackin' on this
girl with your music!
DJ Drizzle's friends
dent Victoria Cruz. "All the DJ's
were great. All were nice guys
havin' a ball."
"This exceeded expectations," said Maxwell, "I'm still
kind of in awe of the fact that we
succeeded."
DJ SWAPTION wasn't. "I'm
not that surprised. There's lots
of DJ's here and you can get your
friends out. It's a really good
idea."
With two-dollar beers,
eight-dollar pitchers, and eight
pumped performers the crowd
was dancing, clapping, chanting
and crowd surfing.
"Every one of these DJs is
better than the regular ones on
Wednesday," said one guy to his
friend.
"That was sick, you fuckin'
killed it dawg," bellowed one of DJ
Drizzle's friends, "I was mackin'
on this girl with your music!"
Cruz said, "we just wanted to
have a fun piece of shit, student
run event. And people were all
over it!"
The 400 person turnout at
HeyDJ! was nearly double the
anticipated number. In the wake
of HeyDJJ's success, CiTR plans
to put more events on at the Pit,
an initiative to increase student
involvement on campus.
"I think people are really
hungry for something to do on
campus," said Maxwell. "Instead
of having to do this clubbers commute, sit in a bus with a bunch of
drunk people an hour each way,
in order to have fun."
Students fund CiTR's $140,
000 budget through the AMS, with
minor contributions from private
donations and fundraisers.
"The students are paying for
the vast majority of CiTR and so
the students really should be enjoying what we have to offer, and
we have a lot to offer," emphasised Maxwell. "When I pay for
something, I want to make sure
1 get my money's worth.
"We are going to take what
the Pit normally offers, take it
a little beyond that, to bring in
some new people."
Next time CiTR envisions hip
DJs, cheap beer, and more of the
same fresh crowd that came to
HeyDJ!.
"One-dollar beers would be
great," said Cruz. "But I think
that's illegal." *0
OKER CHEN PHOTOS / THE UBYSSEY
Even in the depths of the Pit, these four sweaty dancers can find happiness.
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Get your classy
derriere to the
Macaroni Grill
by Paul Bucci
Culture Editor
Let's say you're traipsing about
the end of Davie Street, hungry
but feeling like it's about time
for a treat. A real meal. Something classy.
You come upon a giant stonewall building chock full of beautiful people drinking expensive
wine and think, "this might be a
little rich for my blood."
But you're adventurous,
so you saunter up to the menu
posted. The Macaroni Grill, it
reads, and boasts pasta platters from about $ 12. Pretty low.
Steaks for less than the Keg. Not
Spaghetti Factory low, but you
get it to dine in a much nicer
setting.
The decision is made. You
walk to the doors, passing the
valet. A well-dressed young man
with thick, dark, greased-back
hair comes down the stairs with
a cigarette in hand. Che c'e di
nuovo, amico!
A prissy young lady greets
you at the door and leads you
into the dining room, framed by
intricately carved moulding and
embossed wallpaper. Pleasant
conversation wafts across the
high-ceilinged room.
Your server, dressed in a
smart shirt with a classy tie, arrives and grabs the crayons on
your table, writing her name on
the edge.
"Hello, my name is Kim, and
I'll be your server today. Let me
tell you about our specials...
wine list...merlot..."
Perhaps you're like me. Perhaps a giant smile creeps across
your face and you begin giggling
like a madman the minute she
walks away.
And if you're like me, you
drawyour friends as giantTrans-
formers, allowing the expensive
wine your jackass friend insists
on drinking to rest on an angry
laser-eyed Megatron.
By the end of the night, you'll
have had a good laugh, a decent
meal, and will walk away not-
too-heayy in the stomach and
not-too-light in the wallet.
Buonissimo, squisitolw
WlL
By December
By December is a stunning mix of acoustic folk and
rock. The album does what
most fail to achieve: provide an
array of songs with a different
feel to every track. With the
combination of Wil's incredible voice and passionate lyrics,
there's not much to hate—unless, of course, the mainstays
on your iPod are Metallica and
Radiohead. Don't miss "Tight
Fist" and "Don't Let Me Down".
They're perfect for those rainy
Sunday mornings or chill nights
at home.
Kanye West
Graduation
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-Alesha Porisky
Simply Red
Stay
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It needs to be said, "Stronger"
is an awesome song, but its
success must be considered in
the context of the Zeitgeist Daft
Punk became this summer, and
that West is lightning rod for attention, rather than any musical
talent. The rest of the album is
pure Kanye: innovative, ironic,
a slap in the face to rap music.
But with such a downtempo
anti-club, anti-rap album, complete with cameo from Coldplay,
the question worth asking is,
does West not care about black
people, or is he breaking old,
tired stereotypes?
Listening to Simply Red's 11th
album Stay makes you wonder
where they have been for all
these years. Old fans will not be
disappointed with the album,
but the album is also great for
new fans. The style of music,
as ever, is varied: pop and rock
to romantic ballads, though the
band is still able to sustain that
fine balance between modern
pop and classic instrumental
music. I was privileged enough
to see the band perform earlier
this year and songs from Stay
were as popular as their old
classics. The bands motion is
shown through their lyrics.
Every word is carefully thought
out, making it a truly special
album every time.
-Earle Laura
-James Johnson
Dolores O'Riordan
Are You Listening?
El
O'Riordan from The Cranberries released her first album
Are You Listening in May of this
year. It is a deeply personal
album about her experiences,
both positive and negative,
since she left the band four
years ago. These experiences
are encapsulated through a
series of deep metaphors:
O'Riordan as a "Black Widow"
after her mother's death to cancer, and the birth of her third
child, the "Apple of My Eye".
Considering the trademark of
The Cranberries is O'Riordan's
clear and striking voice, fans
of The Cranberries will not be
disappointed!
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c-/ ( ^ coordinated by james Johnson October 5th, 2007 | The Ubyssey
MICROBURSTS AND CLOUD SEEDING
ThSIjbyssey
PRESENTS OUR
Vancouver International Film Festival
REVIEW
SERIES
SHORT SHORTS AND MORE
Cannes. Venice. Toronto. All the big guns
on the festival circuit carry with them a
certain cachet which comes in the form
of red carpet fetes attended by a retinue of Hollywood royalty, avante-garde arthouse pieces
and soon-to-be blockbusters. Beyond the glitz
and glamour, usually relegated to the obscure
venues is a criminally overlooked genre that
features some of the most innovative filmmaking taking place today. Just as likely to be shot
on cell phones as digicams, shorts exemplify
the maxim, "in brevity lies wit" (or drama or
horror). I, too, have been guilty of giving them
short shrift (no pun intended), so, for this
year's 26th running of the Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF), I was determined
to dedicate some time to the concise compilation of cinematic shorts and was pleasantly
surprised by several gems. Be warned you may
find them addictive.
—Greg Ursic
by Greg Ursic
Culture Writer
The following shorts are part of
the Cloud Seeding series:
Screening Monday, Oct 8th 9pm
& Tuesday, Oct 9th 4pm Pacific
Cinematheque
Latchkey's Lament
Wow! That's probably the best
way to describe Latchkey's Lament, Troy Nixey's stunning
melding of live action and CGI.
In the brief space of 15 minutes
he succeeds in creating a tender love story/action-adventure
romp/horror film that is more
engaging and emotive than most
feature length films. The production values are second to none,
the scoring is brilliant and you
will be amazed by how much you
find yourself rooting for inanimate objects. The best short I've
ever seen—period.
Burgeon and Fade
Audrey Cummings deftly navigates some heavy emotional territory in Burgeon and Fade, the
story of a middle aged woman
who attends an anniversary
parry and suffers in the shadow
of her radiant daughter. The authenticity of the dialogue and the
emotional interaction between
the principle actors makes them
wholly believable as mother and
daughter, lending the subject
matter appropriate heft.
No Bikini
No Bikini by Claudia Morgado
Escanilla, follows Robin, who,
at the age of seven removes her
bikini top and gets to experience
the vicarious freedom of being
a boy for six glorious weeks of
swim class. Short on words and
heavy on action, this story hinges almost completely on Robin.
Thankfully the actor is a dynamo
of unbridled enthusiasm who
captures the very essence of
liberation. If only the rest of life
remained this simple.
The following shorts are part of
the Microbursts series:
Screening: Wednesday, Oct 10th
9:15pm & Thursday, Oct 11th
4pm Pacific Cinematheque
Pickled Punk
Jackie Torrens deserves kudos
for the darkly novel short Pickled Punk, which chronicles the
adventures of a fetus in a jar
and the lives he touches. The
narration carries the weight of
a serious documentary and the
story is positively dripping with
gallows humour. A thoroughly
warped and entertaining ride.
White Vans
If you've lived in Vancouver for
any length of time, you've probably had a bike stolen or know
someone who has (in my case
it was a friend's bike that I had
borrowed), and will undoubtedly feel a kinship with Aren
Hansen. White Vans details the
traumas suffered by legions of
bike theft victims, as well as the
trauma they'd like to inflict on
the perpetrators. In its 13 minute runtime it succeeds in being
topical, timely, clever, amusing
and emotional. \a
Culture     5
FALL IN LOVE
WITH RADIO
by Jacob McNeil
Culture Writer
RADIO STAR
Finished run
Radio Star is about a lot of things,
and also about nothing. It follows
Choi Gon, a faded Korean rock
star reduced to DJing at a community radio station, but this is
somewhat incidental to the point.
At its core the story might be of
Gon's second chance at stardom,
but he seems only marginally interested in it himself. Mainly the
film just watches its characters as
they get along, or fail to get along,
in the world.
It's like hearing funny
stories from your friends
The film has a number of great
moments. Community members,
radio station politics, and a band
called 'East River' all feature
prominently, and the results are
hilarious even though they don'tgo
anywhere. It's like hearing funny
stories from your friends—they're
funny because you know and care
about the people involved.
Radio Star's biggest strength
is that we care so much about
the characters. Choi Gon's interactions with his manager drive
the film; their lives, though fairly
ordinary, are captivating. The film
relies on its actors to make the
mundane compelling, and they
pull it off with flair. \J
AUTHOR TURNS DIRECTOR
by Kian Mintz-Woo
Culture Writer
JELLYFISH (Meduzot)
Empire Granville 7 Theatre 1
Monday, Oct 8th 3 pm
Jellyfish is a multilayered film of
how its characters, from troubled
honeymooners to an actor's fractious mother, find comfort in
surprising places.
Debut  director  Etgar  Keret
is already a best-selling author
in Israel, but this film shows his
(and his partner's) attention to
narrative. The stories complement each other and reinforce
the themes of connection and familial non-communication. One
story that exemplifies this is the
story ofjoy. Joy is a caretaker from
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least of which is that she knows
only a few words of Hebrew and
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where she is, pouts and refuses to
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tick it up, princess
UBC field school: out of the classroom and into Myra Canyon
The Kettle Valley Railway
The Kettle Valley Railway was
built over 20 years in the late
1800s. Built to serve the burgeoning silver mines that were
appearing in the southern
Okanagan, its was owned and
managed as its own entity until
taken over by Canadian Pacific
in 1931. The hills and ravines
of the Kettle Valley made the
railway extremely costly per
mile—one of the most expensive
ever built in Canada.
The Kettle Valley Railway
helped to link British Columbia to the rest of the world.
It served as an economic
outlet for British Columbia's
burgeoning natural resources
sector, allowing goods to be
moved in a west-east direction. Prior to this, British
Columbia's economy was
almost entirely dependent
on north-south trade with the
American economy.
Employment generated from
construction of the Kettle Valley
Railway is the reason that many
men immigrated to Canada
and eventually brought their
families from Europe to settle
in British Columbia.
The railway ran until 1961,
when it was abandoned for better routes elsewhere. 13 of the
18 tressels of the railway were
destroyed in the 2003 Okanagan Mountain Park Fire.
Above: This rock oven is an example of how those living in the camp used available resources to construct the necessary amenities.
Below: One of the major Kettle Valley Railway tressels, photographed in 2002—a year before being destroyed by forest fires.
by Sabrina Marchand
Photos by Sabrina Marchand and
Richard Garvin
UBC Okanagan's Historical Archaeology summer field school offers
arts students an alternative to strictly in-class learning. Run by professors Richard Garvin and Maurice
Williams, the courses-HIST 495
and ANTH 306-allow students
to become actively involved in
academic research concerning the
Kettle Valley Railway's historical
and economic relevance to British
Columbia.
Adjusting to
Culture Shock
Itwas three days into the fieldwork
and I had officially been told by a
colleague to "suck it up, princess." I
realized it was time to get over the
spiders in the bush, the dirt under
my fingernails, and the sweat beading down my forehead. Removed
from my comfortable suburban
existence, passing my days in
the bush came as a major culture
shock.
I must admit, I knew what I was
getting myself into when I applied
for the field school. I have been
part of an archaeology dig before
and it's an intense experience.
But I was happily surprised by the
amazing and academically beneficial experience that ensued.
Bumpy start aside, six weeks
later I felt like I had been in Kelowna my entire life. I wanted to stay;
in fact, I still want to go back. In
Kelowna, everyone is so friendly!
When I sneezed, someone always
said "bless you," when I passed
complete strangers on the street
they always said "hello."
I finally came to terms with the
constant dirt under my fingernails
by painting them black because I'd
rather look like an angsty emo teenager than a lumberjack. My face
and shoulders were tanned and
my lungs were smog and smoke-
free—not only due to a difference in
pollution levels between Kelowna
and Vancouver but also because the
field school doesn't allow smoking
on site and I was finally able to kick
the nasty habit.
Adjusting to life in Kelowna
meant I had to learn to drive a little
slower, wear sunscreen on a daily
basis and drink beer out of a can.
Unearthing Remnants
of the Past
The field school ran from July 9 to
August 20, 2007 and will run each
summer for the next three years.
No, we were not looking for dinosaur bones. Rather, think Indiana
Jones but with fewer life-threatening situations and instead of ancient Mayan ruins we were in the
Myra Canyon.
We were looking for artifacts
and features that might give clues
into what life was like for people
constructing the Kettle Valley Railway. The dig site was bustling back
between 1913 and 1914, and now
is filled with artifacts. As archaeology students our job was to come
along, excavate the dirt, map the
artifacts, flag them with tags, and
help put the pieces of the historical
puzzle together. Next summer they
will be doing surface excavation
at the same site and the following
year will be spent at a new site in
the same general area.
The two courses run simultaneously and are headed by archaeology professor Richard Garvin and
history professor Maurice Williams. Six weeks of work is worth
9 credits: 3 history credits and 6
anthropology credits. As a UBC
Vancouver student I was surprised
to find how easy it is to take a course
through UBC Okanagan. The credits transfer back to UBC Vancouver
as ANTH 306 (the same as the
UBC Vancouver field school) and
HIST 495 and all that is required
is acceptance into the course and
a quick interview with an arts advisor to ask them to do the necessary
paperwork.
There is an application to fill
out and prerequisites to fulfill but
as someone who had only take half
of the necessary courses, as long
as you are in third or fourth-year
you shouldn't let the pre requisites
keep you from applying.
The joys of field work
The field school runs 5 days a
week from 9am-4pm and the first
week was spent in-class learning
background information, listening
to a couple of speakers share the
information they have gathered
concerning the history of the Kettle
Valley Railway. Each Monday is
spent in-class where the other four
days are in the field. When we arrived for the first tour of the site,
I couldn't help but think: "this is
it?!" The site is approximately 100
metres away from the main dirt
road—what used to be the railway
tracks.
After walking what, at first, felt
like a mountain of a hill, the thick
layer of fireweed growing taller
than my waist made it difficult to
see the site. But a week of clearing
later and we had exposed piles of
refuse and cans, fire cracked rock,
a couple of wells, a tote road and
many human constructed rock
features. One of these rock features
is where I spent my time dusting
rocks, mapping and clearing bushes with a chainsaw.
Gaining Experience
for Grad School
One of the most rewarding aspects
of the field school lies in the significance of the final projects. Williams
comments "its not [often] that
undergraduates have this opportunity to make a contribution which
goes beyond the classroom and
the university to the larger public
audience...the work that students
do will serve as a basis for further
work by other students, scholars,
and interested parties."
Unlike most final papers, students' projects are based mostly out
of primary research. Because there
hasn't been extensive research
done on the Kettle Valley Railway
students can't simply sift through
journal articles or texts books for
information; you have to go to the
archives, get dust in your nose
and look through old hand-written
documents and photos. Using engineer's reports, letters and other
first-hand accounts for information
you get a taste of what it might be
like to be a graduate student—trying to compile your own research
that will someday be used by others
as a secondary source.
Students are also given the option to present their research at a
local conference which is not only a
good learning experience but looks
great on an application for graduate school.
Professor Garvin, who's heading
up the archaeological portion of the
course, explained why this type of a
course is valuable for undergraduates, saying "these kinds of courses
give students an opportunity to
experience what research work is
actually like. If you want to go on to
graduate school...you should know
what will be expected of you."
It might seem intimidating to
do primary research, but it's much
more interesting than relying on
secondary resources. Often it might
feel like professors justwantto hear
what they said regurgitated back to
them with scholarly research that
backs up their ideas, but primary
research allows for a freedom of
thought that is rare when pursuing
an undergraduate degree.  \a
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Top: UBCO field school student Alexis Beckett carefully exposes the artifacts that
lay just under the littermat.
Left: Heather Blain excavated a foundation with many different (flagged)
artifacts.
Above: In Alexis Beckett's final projecf'ATypology of Tin Cans" this sardine can is catalogued un-
der"easily opened cans"and identified specifically
by its "key wind" opener.
Right: The Kettle Valley Railway in its entirety,
with sections of rail shared with other corporations dotted.
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behind the graphs
by Connie Do
News Staff
Many of us know Robert Gate-
man as the flamboyant, somewhat bizarre, yet somehow appealing ECON 101 prof we had,
or wish we had, in first-year. But
how much do we really know
about the most talked about UBC
instructor on ratemyprofessors.
com?
How  do you  make  economics
easy?
"I have the same attitude I tell
my students...if you can't explain
it to your little sister, you don't
get it."
What are your hobbies?
"Doing anything outdoors...like
sports...fixing antiques...and being a lawyer."
What year were you born in?
"More than 10 years ago and less
than 100."
What did you want to be when you
were a little kid?
"I can't remember being a little
kid. I have no recollection of my
childhood until I was in grade
5."
Psychologists say that most
people's memories usually start
at age 3.
"Well you need to wait until you
take abnormal psych, then you
get to learn about me."
People are wondering if you're
married or not.
"Keep them wondering."
Why the chili pepper obsession?
"It's the only way I can get one.
It's the only way I can become
hot, is if I give myself one. No
one else gave me a chili pepper."
Have you been to ratemyprofessors.com?
"No, I've never been to it. I'm
afraid to go to it."
Do you still draw?
"No, I can't draw anymore, I think
it's   because   I'm  too   stressed
out...but my graphs are a work of
art and so are my exams."
Is there anything you were involved   in   during   college   that
you're slow to admit?
"The varsity swim team."
Which school?
"I'll think about answering that
one."
Is it true that you were arrested
outside an Ikea?
"Technically. They said someone
who looked like me committed
credit fraud in the Ikea but when
I asked them the description, it
wasn't me at all."
Do you have kids?
"No,     I     have
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Are you divorced?
"Divorced from what?"
Have you ever shot a hippo?
"Yes. 1/250 at f8."
How bad is your eyesight?
"I'm a -6 and a -4.5, so it's
that bad."
not
Why do you play music in class?
"...to get everyone in a good mood.
It's like intellectual sorbet, cleaning out their brain from last class
like psychology or accounting."
Why   do you   have your  own
cartoon?
"A student made it for me and I
thought it would be a good idea
to put it on the textbook."
Do you get tired of teaching lower-
level economics?
"No, I don't know why but I think
it's because the students are pretty interesting, pretty exciting."
Are you religious?
"I'm a reformed agnostic."
Why are you so popular?
"People asked me that before
and it was actually the first time
I thought about it. I don't think
I'm popular, infamous maybe,
but not popular." \a October 5th, 2007 The Ubyssey
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UBC Okanagan is getting a mascot and we've got some great suggestions
by Justin McElroy
Sports Writer
I'll be honest with you, when I
hear the phrase "UBC Okanagan",
I think the following thing: "That's
in Penticton, isn't it? No? It's in
Kelowna? Really? My bad."
Fact is, we aren't all that close
with our brethren to the east. Sure,
we're family—but UBC Okanagan
is sort of like that cousin who's 15
years younger. You know he exists, you make small talk at family
reunions, but otherwise, there's
no real personal connection between the two of you.
But, like a cousin, when something important happens at UBC
Okanagan (UBCO, for short), we
inevitably find out about it here
in Vancouver. And sometime
later this year UBCO will make
a very important decision. A
decision so monumental it will
impact their humble campus for
generations to come. They will
be deciding...what to name their
varsity sports teams.
Please, no snickering. I mean
it. This is serious business. A varsity team name means a logo that
will be emblazoned on T-shirts,
T-shirts that literally hundreds of
students may consider buying. A
varsity team name means a school
mascot, an essential requirement
of any respectable institution for
higher learning. A varsity team
name means...well, that's about
it. To decide on a name, UBCO
asked for suggestions.
With such widespread ramifications, it is imperative that
the name chosen be one that
will fill Okanagan students with
pride and enthusiasm for their
university. Fortunately for them,
I (humbly) have a few suggestions
that they might like to consider:
1. The Ogopogo.
Pros: This has to be the frontrun-
ner in this competition. The Ogopogo is unique to the Okanagan.
It's a mysterious creature that is
rarely seen. It's a giant monster
that can devour its competition.
And the logo would look pretty
sweet—how can a sea monster
not look cool?
Cons: Well, it's not all that
original. But more importantly,
the Ogopogo probably doesn't exist. It probably never existed. It's
in the same league as unicorns,
leprechauns, Bigfoot, Santa Claus,
Puff the Magic Dragon, and the
Flying Spaghetti Monster. And
Okanagan students, please, try
to explain the Ogopogo to anyone
outside of this province. They'll
either think you're not that bright
(there's an easy joke here, but I'm
gonna take the high road), or that
you're trying to rip off the Loch
Ness Monster. What I'm trying
to say here is that the Ogopogo
would be a swell choice!
2. The Ogres
Pros: Alludes to the Sasquatch,
another BC urban legend, without
being too obvious about it. Sounds
fearsome and monstrous, suitable
qualities for an athletic program.
As a bonus, a campus newspaper
could begin stories with, "Over
the weekend, the Ogres crossed
the Rocky Mountains to devour
their competition..."
Cons: It's still not a real creature. Also, there is one thing I
think of when I hear the word
Ogre—Shrek. A strange, misunderstood creature who rather
than moving to the big city, prefers to live in his swamp. Frankly,
I don't think Okanagan students
would enjoy having stereotypes
about them reinforced.
3. The O-Town Thunderbirds.
Pros: Here's my thinking: If UBCO
is part of the same university as
us, logic dictates that they should
have the same team name. But
"The UBC Okanagan Thunderbirds" is wordy, and lacks a
certain zip and pizazz. But the
UBCO-Town Thunderbirds? Now
that's gold! It's cool! It's hip! It
reminds people of the third most
popular boy band at the turn of
the century!
Cons: It would remind people
of the third most popular boy
band at the turn of the century.
Also, UBCO students would have
to constantly tell people that they
don't go to school in "O-Town".
They go to school in "Kelowna".
And after a while, that would just
get depressing.
4. The Ovenbirds.
What's the ovenbird, you ask?
Well, it's a songbird found in
British Columbia. They are
around 14cm long and weigh 18
grams. They generally don't fly,
preferring to stay on the ground.
So to summarize: It's small, not
well known, and doesn't fly (as
opposed to say, a Thunderbird).
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Let us look! Let us look!
It seems that UBC faculty see undergraduate students as naive,
grade-driven children, who consider little more than their marks
during their time at this university.
Or so it would seem based on the
Faculty Association's recent call for
a moratorium on a new UBC Senate
initiative.
On May 16th, the UBC Senate approved a policy that would
reform student evaluations to
ensure a high quality of learning
for students. This move was based
on the recommendations of a pre-
established committee co-chaired
by Anna Kindler, UBC vice-provost
and associate vice-president
academic affairs. In 2005, the
University began to explore ways
to better assess teaching and learning, increase feedback to professors, and review hiring procedures
for professors—all as a means of
improving the undergraduate level
of learning.
The committee presented a new
evaluation system for instructors,
including a component to be used
by students, "University Module."
It would be based on six criteria:
clarity of expectations, fairness
of assessment, communication of
course objectives, ability to inspire
interest, concern for students'
learning, and overall quality.
However, last week the Faculty
Association called for an "immediate moratorium" on the Senate's
newly-passed suggestion. In an
open letter to president Stephen
Toope, the Faculty Association
expressed their concerns about the
University Module, one component
of a multilevel evaluation system.
The results of University Module
would be open to students. The
Faculty Association is concerned
that in this module the "questions
focus on students' learning comfort
rather than on their professor's
knowledge of the discipline and
ability to challenge learners."
Basically, instructors are concerned with students applying favouritism, rather than objectivity,
and evaluating based on personality or ideological preferences over
academic merit. Ironically, this is
something that students often accuse profs of doing.
UPON FURTHER REVIEW, STILL SCREWED
The letter to Toope continues,
"Implementation of this policy will
infringe on academic freedom;
violate member's privacy; deny faculty members the right to tenure,
promotion and reappointment."
From this, it appears professors
are more concerned with their
reputations and promotions than
the learning outcomes of students.
Students pay thousands of dollars
for their education. Do they not
have a right to choose what they
feel is the best education for themselves? If professors are confident
in their teaching abilities, why
should they be afraid to make the
already-existing evaluation process
transparent?
As students, other outlets are
currently available to us if we
are interested in researching
our professors prior to taking a
course. The downside to sites such
as ratemyprofessors.com is that
the feedback is skewed, polarised,
minimally representative, and
therefore biased. With the majority
of comments coming from students
who either despised a prof or loved
them immensely, one doesn't know
which opinion to trust, if any. The
advantage of having university-
administered evaluations is that all
students are required to fill out the
forms. Therefore, every student's
voice is heard. Both those with
good grades and bad grades, those
who liked a professor, those who
didn't, and those who found them
entirely average would all have a
voice.
The policy itself does not ensure that student evaluations will
become public to students. Instead,
the University Module encourages
professors to consent to making
their evaluations open to students
through CoursEval, a web-platform
navigated by students.
In the Ubyssey's article "Instructors oppose change to student
evaluations" Oct. 2, Faculty Association member Dr James Tansey
noted, "If faculty are evaluated by
popularity then there is incentive
to give great grades. We don't want
this culture at UBC."
This statement wholly underestimates UBC's undergraduate population. Many students have had
great professors in courses they
haven't excelled in, and vice versa.
To associate the two is an insult to
students. As members of this post-
secondary institution we believe
in the holding our professors to
highest standards of education and
by viewing our own evaluations we
intend to do so.
iStTREETERS
Streeters is a weekly column
in which students are asked a
question related to UBC events.
Do you fill out student evaluations? Why?
Dustin Louis,
Arts 2
"Yes, like half the
time. If I feel it's
necessary to fill
out a comment
I do, but, I don't
know, but for the
most part I just
don't, it doesn't
seem important."
Alex Li,
Undeclared 2
"I don't really write
too many comments unless I feel
like there's a need
to. Like the prof is
really good."
Sarah Dreyfuss,
Arts 3
"I don't actually
fill them out,
'cause I have, not
better, but things
that are more
entertaining for
me. That and I'm a
transfer student, so
I haven't been here
that long."
Kyla Burrill,
Env. Science 3
"Not really. Because
I'm too busy.
Because it's pretty
much just another
email that comes
up and you pretty
much just put it in
your junkmail. It
just takes a lot of
time, and there's no
reward for it."
Ryan Lledo,
Geography 3
"I just ignore the
e-mail. I have other
things to do."
-Coordinated by Jordan Chittley & Goh Iromoto
Freestyle
Why are cops recruiting athletes?
Am I the only one who finds it kind of scary that
the VPD is going hunting in the athletics department for recruits? Certainly it is admirable that
working for the VPD requires a higher education. But really, do we trust people who are here
at UBC to be athletes as the people who are
carrying guns and pepper spray, who are authorized to hold up, search, and seize members
of the public, and who must have a thorough
understanding of not only the law, but the spirit
of justice and peacekeeping?
Keep in mind that UBC Athletics has been
pushing for years to reduce enrollment standards for athletes, in order to attract more
brawns to their varsity teams. And keep in
mind that the things that athletes are trained in
through their "athletic careers" include putting
the team first, an us-versus-them mentality, playing to win, and thinking with your muscles.
I would personally like to see the police as
predominantly philosophy or social science or
psychology students who are in good shape,
rather than athletes who take a 12-week course
in "legal studies and police skills enforcing the
law".
Do you really want the captain of the football team pulling you over and asking for your
driver's licence? Or the hockey team's enforcer
asking to see what is in your backpack? I certainly don't. And I think the fact that the police
department sees these recruits as ideal is indicative of a problem in the general focus of law
enforcement.
—Mathew Jewkes
is the Ubyssey's features editor.
Letters
Sprockettes are more than babes on bikes
It is a shame that Culture Editor Paul Bucci
didn't actually speak to any of the performers
before he wrote his article on the recent VeloMutations party ("More than bikes: blazing
babes of VeloMutations," Culture [Sept. 25]).
If he had, he would realise how superficial his
description of the Sprockettes is.
The Sprockettes are an all-female synchronised mini-bike dance troupe from Portland,
OR. Their mission—besides bringing fun and
spectacle to the bike community—involves
"promoting positive self image for all body
types, offering an alternative to the dangerous
mono-culture of what the ideal body type is,
promoting a female positive perspective that
celebrates women empowerment, and encouraging exercise, movement, health, and a pro-
physical lifestyle."
Being described as scantily clad, hedonistic,
and screaming sex, all work in direct opposition
to what these ladies are trying to achieve. Yeah,
they are sexy—but it is because they celebrate
their own example of strong, empowered women in the male-dominated bike community.
I'm glad Bucci covered this event. The fun,
playfulness, support, and creativity of Vancouver's bike scene doesn't get near enough exposure. But hopefully next time he can get beyond
seeing just bodies and actually see the strength,
dedication and rad-ness of the women inside
these "sexy" packages.
Oh, it also would have been nice if he'd arrived early enough to see the Brakes and the
B:C:Clettes, Vancouver's own male and female
bike dance groups, as well as the Victoria Ve-
lovixens. The Sprockettes have inspired these
more home-grown talents.
—Keltie Craig,
Member of the B:C:Clettes
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300 words. Opinion pieces know as "Perspectives" range from 300 to 750 words. October 5th, 20
PORTS
by Jordan Chittley
Sports Editor
The Leafs and the Habs, Ar
senal and Chelsea, the Yankees
and the Red Sox, Dick Pound
and steroids, the Cubs and
World Series rings, Barry Bonds
and asterisks.
These are some classic rivalries where the stands are
packed and the games bring out
the best in each team. At UBC,
we have the Shrum Bowl.
It is one of the biggest rivalries one can expect during
the school year and this year's
match gets underway Saturday
at 2pm when the Thunderbirds
will take on the Simon Fraser
Clan. While most games tend to
be blow-outs, including last year
when UBC took the trophy with
a huge 41-6 win, some are quite
close, and the series is deadlocked at 14-14-1.
"The Shrum Bowl always carries a lot of weight and a lot of
emotion," said UBC head coach
Ted Goveia. "But we've also got
playoffs on the line, and we'll be
ready to play."
Although SFU is considered
the underdog coming into the
game, they still see this as a
good opportunity to get their
first win of the season.
"Not that it would make our
season, but...to have another go
a t [UBC] here...in front
of home fans and our university,
[a win] would be big for us," said
SFU head coach Dave Johnson.
"[Johnson] told us that we're
not leaving that field until we
come out with a win," said SFU
quarterback Jason Marshall. "I
hate the [UBC] program, so I'm
going to do anything to get a win,
especially the first win in three
years would be awesome."
But a word like "hate" is
pretty strong, so how did the
two teams get to this point?
Well, SFU is winless in its last
22 games and the Shrum Bowl
has a lot of history.
The game is named after Dr.
Gordon Shrum, who was a professor of physics at UBC from
1925 to 1961 until he packed
up and drove his stuff up the
closest hill he could find without crossing a bridge. Instead
of jumping off the hill into the
Burrard Inlet, he started Simon
Fraser University.
He made athletics a high
priority because he felt it would
build student loyalty faster than
turning out graduates. And
two years after he opened the
school's doors in 1965, the first
Shrum Bowl was played. The
Clan made quick work of UBC
destroying the Thunderbirds
32-13 and jumped out to the
early lead in the rivalry, but that
was not the exciting part of the
game.
Some UBC engineering students, who apparently had intentions of starting ruckus, started
a riot shortly before the first half
ended. Both coaches seemed
excited to continue the rivalry,
but that was not the case for one
Vancouver Sun columnist.
"I can think of no good reason for continuing the game
next year," said Denny Boyd of
the Sun. "I think itwas lousy football and the behaviour of both
student bodies was juvenile."
In fairness to Boyd, the game
was billed as the most exciting
competition in the area in years
and completely failed to live up
to its expectations.
Not much changed over
the next four years as the Clan
took three more of the next four
games. The best UBC could do
was a 6-6 tie in 1969.
They even managed to out-
score us 168-32 over the first
five years. Not much of a rivalry.
In 1969 SFU joined the National
Association of Intercollegiate
Athletics, which is an association comprised of US schools.
There-after they would play under US football rules.
The   rivalry   continued   in
1978     when     the
Thunderbirds insisted the game
be played under Canadian rules
in an attempt to actually win the
trophy.
It turned out to be a winning
decision as UBC took four out of
the five Shrum Bowls between
1978 and 1982.
In 1982, The Canadian Intercollegiate Athletic Union put a
halt on the rivalry thinking that
UBC was making too big a deal
out of the game. At this point the
series was 5-4-1 in favour of the
Clan. But that would not be the
end.
In 1987, the rivalry was reborn, but this time it would be
played under American rules
and it stayed that way until
1996. As should be expected
SFU did well under the American rules and UBC was victorious most of the time under the
Canadian rules.
In 2002, SFU joined back
up with the Canadian system
taking the first two games, but
since 2004 the Thunderbirds
have owned the Clan.
The T-Birds have not scored
less than 40 points a game in
the last three years and have
KELLAN HIGGINS
ILLUSTRATION /
THE UBYSSEY
outscoredthem
123-63.
The last game the
Thunderbirds lost was
the infamous fog bowl
where over 5,000 fans
watched fog settle over the field
around the half and really didn't
watch much football after that.
The Ubyssey reported that
the "fog was so thick that you
couldn't even see the field during the second half." However,
this didn't stop fans from getting
involved as the rivalry turned to
the stands.
"UBC sucks my ass like a
monkey," yelled one SFU fan.
A UBC fan shot back with "We
have six bars on campus."
The T-Birds went into the
fourth quarter down 31-3 and
despite getting a few points it
that quarter, they recorded their
fifth loss of the 2003 season.
This year for the first time
the game will be played on historic Burnaby moutain where
a modified field is expected to
hold some 3,000 fans.
And if those fans are lucky
they may get to see a close game,
but they have a better chance of
seeing streakers run across the
field.
As for playing at home, Johnson said, "Playing here, at our
place, for the first time in the
history of the program, that's
big motivation for us...to get a
win." \i
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