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Array THE UBYSSEY
Vol. LXVIII, No. 32
Vancouver, B.C. Friday, January 24,1986
228-2301
Charter disenfranchises youths
Thousands of students who were ineligible to vote in the 1984 civic elections will once again be deprived of a vote in the Jan. 30 school board elections, said the Canadian Federation of Students chairperson.
Terry Hunt called education minister Jack Heinrich "shortsighted" and
"hasty" for announcing the January elections because he overlooked the
largest group inliis constituency.
According to Vancouver City charter, anyone not nineteen years or older
as of Nov. 17, 1984 or not on the current property owners list will not be
eligible to vote.
But those who meet the age requirements and are able to buy Vancouver
property before Jan. 30, will be eligible to vote.
Heinrich's surprise election called last December to replace Alan Stables,
the one-person school board, has disenfranchised many youths, said Hunt.
Simon Fraser student society is sending Premier Bill Bennett a letter
outlining its concerns. The society is asking legislature for an amendment
to the Charter.
The Charter is an act of the provincial legislature that governs the conduct of elections within the city.
The Committee of Progressive Electors (COPE), who were fired by
Heinrich last May for refusing to stay within budget limits, say the ineligibility of many voters creates problems for them.
Cope intends to go to ccurt Friday to argue that the disenfranchised be
allowed to vote by signing an affidavit.
Report suggests
student action
By EVELYN JACOB
Youth should have a share of power over political and educational decisions, according to the final report of the B.C. Youth forum.
"How can you expect people to function in a democratic society if they
are not trained to function independently," asked forum member
Lawrence Kootnikoff, a UBC student. Society and school don't teach
students how to contribute to decision making processes, he said.
Kootnikoff and several other young people travelled around B.C. for
three months soliciting youth opinion on how issues such as education,
employment, peace and minority concerns affect them.
The report says they found youth feel helpless to change problems with
employment, voting rights and education costs. It adds youth can have
more say in these issues and others by questioning authority, debating and
learning how to make independent decisions.
It didn't have new ideas to offer the B.C. youth council, said council
member Russ Brown. The council recognized the sense of youth
helplessness, but at the same time, "youth don't seem to be giving up," he
said.
One of the main criticisms of the report's findings and resolutions, is
they are not specific enough in providing alternatives to existing issues, said
Brown, adding this "reflects a sense of not knowing what to do."
He said the report gave the council a structured resolution they could
look at and study.
Terry Hunt, Canadian Federation of Students Pacific Region chair, said
some of the report's recommendations "address youth concerns, he said
the report could have gone one step further with the recommendation that
two college students be elected to college boards.
"We should let the community participate on issues such as programs
priorities, and tuition levels," Hunt said.
The report's recommendations include:
• The reinstatement of the provincial grant system of student aid;
• Electing students to sit on community college boards with full voting
rights;
• The re-establishment of a degree-granting institution in the interior of
B.C.;
• The provincial voting age of 19 changed to 18, the federal age;
• Raising the minimum wage in B.C. to $4.50 an hour, and abolishing
the two-tiered, age-based wage system;
• Establishing federal and provincial training programs to encourage
youths to become involved in co-operative small businesses;
• Encouraging the federal and provincial governments to promote
social interaction between the people of all cultures through education and
funding to community groups;
• Providing information about the arms race as part of secondary
school studies courses, and using textbooks focusing on peace rather than
on the legitimacy of war.
FEEB THE
FEED THE
FOOD FOOD
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SOS SAYS SCIENCE undergraduate society representative to UBC students. They want us to give generously to
the food bank and are making it easier by holding a sale on our own campus. See page three for more.
Economists slam Hydro, gov't
By PETER BURNS
Warnings of economic
mismanagement by both the provincial government and B.C. Hydro
were among the points presented
Tuesday by speakers from the B.C.
Economic Policy Institute at the
UBC Faculty Club.
"The Site C proposal at Fort St.
John might result in a similar type
of mistake as the ($300 million)
Cheekeye-Dunsmuir project — the
wrong project at the wrong time,"
said consulting economist Marvin
Shaffer, author of "The Benefits
and Costs of B.C. Hydro Projects"
and the first speaker of the meeting.
"The Site C proposal is
economically irresponsible as no
firm buyers for the energy have
been secured and . . . energy prices
Board, senate results released
One got it for the third time and another is first
time lucky in the board of governors sweepstakes.
But the crowds stayed away in droves with voter
turnout falling to 1,893 bodies from 2,961 last year.
Your new students on the board of governors are
Don Holubitsky, for the third time, and newcomer
Claudia Gilmartin. Holubitsky had 1,061 votes,
Gilmartin 910, Bob Gill 668, and Phil Bennett 624.
Most of the senate positions were decided by ac
clamation but there were a couple of tight faculty
races to keep the bookies happy.
In commerce, Alice Daszkowsky beat Karen Nishi
187 votes to 163. Gerrard Olivotto beat Carol Chapman 38 votes to 32 for the forestry laurels, while in
pharmacy Tracie Green's 41 votes needled Dan Mar-
tinsen, with 28 votes, out of the game.
Next week students can close their eyes and make
pencil marks on poll clerks as they go to vote
Wednesday to Friday for next year's AMS executive.
are unstable and falling," Shaffer
claimed. He proposed a four year
delay and a reassessment of the project.
Shaffer's report says alternatives
to Site C include the Murphy-
Keenleyside hydro-electric development and using the waste coal from
the East Kootenay Coal Thermal
project to produce significant
amounts of electricity.
Site C, as in the case of
Cheekeye-Dunsmuir, would be an
unnecessary commitment to an irreversible capital investment, Shaffer said. (Cheekeye Dunsmuir cost a
total of almost $2 billion, in constant 1984 dollars. In relation to
forecast demand, the investment is
not justified, he said.
"If the reason to rush ahead
(with the project) is job creation,
then these are going to be very expensive jobs to the B.C. taxpayer,"
Shaffer said.
Gideon Rosenbluth, a UBC
economics professor, presented
"The B.C. Economy: Past, Present
and Future," a paper by Robert
Allen.
Current B.C. government
policies designed to attract secondary industry are not likely to succeed, Allen claims. These policies
will only promote "extensive
growth" of output and population
rather than "intensive growth" of
per capita output and income.
Added Rosenbluth: "These extensive growth policies will only
benefit real estate owners and
business property owners."
Intensive growth can only result
from expansionary rather than
restraint oriented policies, Allen
says. An enlargement and improvement of the education system (including greater aid to post-
secondary students) and diversification of economies in single-industry
towns is also necessary.
UBC economist David
Donaldson spoke against the current government reliance upon
volunteerism in the last presentation of the meeting. He said
volunteers should not be obligated
to provide "services the government is obligated to ensure —
health, social and educational services.
"Voluntary organizations are
likely to be more responsive to
volunteer, donor and taxpayer
preferences (rather than client
needs) than justice might demand,"
he said.
The B.C. Economic Policy Institute consists of leading
economists and political scientists
from UBC as well as economic consultants from across the province. Page2
THE    UBYSSEY
Friday, January 24,1986
Council looks at stress
Your student council wants to tell
you about stress.
They voted Wednesday night to
print 1000 copies of a Students for a
Democratic University report on
the effects of stress on university
students.
"I think it's something which
people can base their decision to see
someone about their problem on,"
said commerce council rep Claudia
Gilmartin. "The report will help
students see they are not alone when
facing stress," she said.
Coordinator of external affairs
Duncan Stewart said the report
doesn't tell us something new.
Physical   education    represen
tative, Nicci Ricci said council is
often "so quick to put down others'
work." She said council is often
seen as being "all talk and no action".
Council has an obligation to
publish the document to support
the work of other students, she said
adding "We're so quick to put
money away into video games."
Law council representative Tim
Holmes sid the AMS should publish
the document because of the important details it contained.
He said the document deserved
more thorough publication than a
newspaper article.
"This document has analysed the
existence of stress on campus," he
said. "A newspaper article is only a
cup of coffee long. We are trained
at university to read documents
quickly, thoroughly and in detail."
Council passed a motion to
allocate $200 for researching a
regional bursary fund proposal for
B.C. students outside the lower
mainland and Victoria.
Eligibility requirements for the
bursary would include a minimum
"B" average and involvement in extracurricular activities as well as
financial need.
Council passed the $200 motion
without establishing a budget
breakdown for researching the project.
Technology aids brain readings
ST. JOHN'S (CUP)—Newfoundland health care workers can
now take brain and heart readings
from patients in East Africa on
machines at Memorial University,
and plan to pass on advice and
technical skills in a telecommunications project launched this month.
Using satellite time donated by
Intelsat, an international organization promoting health education in
rural  areas,  School  of Medicine
Professor
appeals
EDMONTON (CUP)—A University of Alberta professor is appealing
his suspension for sexually harrass-
ing one of his students.
The appeal is an arbitration process, said U of A administration
representative Sandra Halme. "The
university selects one member, the
complainant another and then they
both decide on a third."
Halme said she doesn't know
when a decision on the appeal
would be reached because that
depends on how long the board
takes to convene.
The professor was found guilty
of harrassment Nov. 19 after a six-
month investigation by U of A professor Peter Meekison. The professor, whose name has not been
released, was fined $2,000 and
suspended for six months.
Meekison said the professor's
identity would not be made public
no matter what the result of the appeal.
Halme said the professor could
begin teaching again this month if
an arbitration board could be convened immediately.
If a board decided that it could
not uphold Dr. Meekison's decision, he would of course be able to
return and teach," Halme said.
faculty and staff at the St. John's
Health Sciences Centre are communicating daily with pediatrics
department staff at the University
of Nairobi in Kenya.
The link is the first of its kind
between Canada and an
underdeveloped country, said coordinator Max House, a
neurologist.
With a dire lack of medical
equipment and staff, and more than
half the national population under
15, the pediatrics department was
very interested in communicating
with other specialists, House said.
A link will soon be made between
Memorial and Makerere University
in Kampala, Uganda, where
Memorial doctors have long been
involved in child health education.
House said the two hospitals will
hopefully continue the link between
themselves once project funding
runs out later this year.
"We don't envisage a permanent
link between North America and
East Africa. In six months they will
hopefully take over the technology
and develop it further within their
own countries."
The link is an extension of
Telemedicine, an ongoing
teleconferencing project connecting
specialists in St. John's with 95 sites
in over 50 rural areas in Newfoundland and Labrador.
House said the connection with
Africa may point to new applications with the technology, including
education and other health areas.
"It's a very convenient and
reliable method of
communication," he said.
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THE    UBYSSEY
Page 3
Science food bank needs students
By STEVE JOHNSON
Help feed the hungry through the
miracle of science.
The science undergraduate society has had a food bank in SUB since
Monday as part of Science Week.
"The question is, do we spend
money on our activities alone or on
charities as well? This is a local
charity that seems to be having
trouble and needs help," said SUS
president Don Mustard.
At the table this week, students
can make a donation of food by
purchasing an item there for 50
cents and then putting it in the
donation box.
"In a sense we are selling the
food to people to donate," said
Mustard.
The 50 cents per item covers the
$150 the SUS spent buying the food
from Safeway, said Mustard. The
food will be forwarded to the Van-
Alumni fill seats
in athletic council
By ALLISON FELKER
The final two seats of the 15 member university athletic council have
been filled by two UBC alumni appointed by students council Wednesday.
Bill McNulty and Mel Reeves will join two other alumni appointed by the
university administration in December, five students the Alma Mater Society appointed in October, five board of governors approved university appointees, and vice-president of student services Neil Risebrough.
McNulty said Thursday he was pleased students initiated the athletics
council.
Reeves was out of town and unavailable for comment.
AMS president Glenna Chesnutt said she was pleased with the new
members, adding the lateness in AMS appointments was due to exam hassled council members unable to make meetings.
The full council will not meet for another two weeks, she said.
Neil Risebrough, vice-president of UBC student services, said the council's $2.5 million budget is composed of the $32 activity fee unilaterally imposed on students by the administration last spring and the university's
contribution of 20 per cent of the council's budget.
Risebrough said priorities for the budget may include installing a new
playing field or adding court space for intramural activities.
Last spring, students council narrowly defeated a motion to sue the
university for unilaterally imposing the $32 fee on students.
Duties of the athletic council include overseeing intramurals, recreation
UBC, interuniversity sports and sports services.
Money in the athletic budget is specifically allocated for athletics and
does not come out of the university operations budget.
Fonyo skips speech
UBC's Exceptional Persons
Week has been a success so far,
even though featured speaker Steve
Fonyo cancelled his speech yesterday, says its organizer.
Maggie Lindsay said EPW has
achieved its goals of greater
awareness of people with learning
or physical disabilities.
"Coming to an understanding of
why people with learning disabilities
feel the way they do and why self-
image can be so low will bring a
feeling of acceptance to the special
needs population, which is what
they need," she said. "Shutting
your eyes doesn't make them go
away."
The week, sponsored by the Student Council for Exceptional
Children, features workshops,
presentations and simulations to inform'the public about disabilities.
Fonyo was to speak on reaching
one's objectives on Thursday.
Rob Dunfield and Cody Tresiere
spoke on their efforts to live independently, although both are
quadriplegic. Since 1985 they have
shared a special house in False
Creek with four other quadriplegic
men.
They spoke of the struggle to get
the project built and of the independence and interaction with
the community it has brought.
couver Food Bnk for distribution
throughout the city.
Many students on campus who
were questioned had no idea the
food bank had been collecting this
week. "I didn't know and I'm in
SUB every day," said Drew Taylor,
science and English 1. Working at
the table on Monday and Tuesday,
Bridget Minishka, science 3, said:
"It seemed that it was the people
who stopped to read the signs who
donated."
The SUS has sold $40 of food so
far.
"I've been impressed by the
response. You can always do better,
but it has worked out well," said
Mustard, comparing with the effort
mounted by the SUS last year.
In November, an extensive poster
campaign and the placement of
several depository boxes around the
UBC campus by the SUS failed to
attract much attention or many
donations.
"People found it hard to
remember to bring a can to
school," said Mustard. To remedy
the situation, the SUS worked out a
deal with Safeway to buy 'no-name'
foods at wholesale prices.
With only Friday left, Mustard
hopes for more donations.
"There can always be more participation." said Minishka.
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of Exceptional Persons' Week which ends today at UBC.
AMS executive candidates lebby students hard
By MARY McALISTER
Candidates for the Alma Mater Society
executive positions lobbied students hard at
an all candidates meetmg in the SUB conversation pit Thursday.
Michael Dean Jackson, Blair Longley,
Jonathan Mercer, and Simon Seshadri are
all competing for the title of AMS president.
Jackson said the job of president is,
"mostly a figurehead, rather like the queen
of England. I'd make a good queen."
Jackson wants to decommercialize SUB
because he said it has become a "shopping
mall".
He said expanding Joblink, a program
which helps students find summer jobs, and
making the AMS more accessible to
students are high on his list of priorities.
Longley said if by a "minor miracle" he
is elected, he will provide a fresh and clear
perspective on campus.
"I haven't beaten my way through the
bureaucracy as these other fellows have,"
he said.
Longley is running because the present
executive blocked a proposal of his to endorse a program to save students money on
tuition fees.
His concept provides a federal tax credit
of more than $500 which can be used to pay
tuition fees.
Mercer said that placard waying is like
pounding your head against the Socreds.
He said the best way to lobby is to "put on
your jacket and tie and then go in."
Mercer sees the president as the top
elected official who must act
knowledgeably and effectively to administration and business and in dealing
with the provincial government. On the
business side the president heads a million
dollar a year organization he said.
Mercer said that holding the position of
ombudsperson for seven and a half months
opened his eyes. "The ombudsoffice was in
a deplorable state. We washed the windows
and put up a sign."
Seshardi said the role of president is to
coordinate activities of the AMS, and social
events like the Doug and the Slugs barbeque
in September.
He is concerned about reduced library
hours, more crowded classrooms, and high
tuition fees. He plans to increase services
like the used bookstore and Joblink.
The candidates for vice-president are
Nindy Duggal and Rebecca Nevraumont.
Duggal was not present to speak.
Nevreaumont wants to maximize a lia-
sion between constituencies and the AMS.
"There are a lot of services that you pay for
that people don't realize are here."
She would like to see the AMS provide
more student services than business propositions.
The candidates for director of finance are
William Barr, Jamie Collins, and Richard
Fitzpatrick. Barr was not present to speak.
Collins has had an "interesting year" as
director of finance and said he has a good
idea of what student needs are.
A student asked Collins why the budget
came out so late. "Sorry, it was my fault. I
wanted to make sure what was going on was
right," he said.
When asked if the money for clubs could
come faster, Collins said, "Most of the time
when people on this campus come to the
AMS for money, it's for beer."
Fitzpatrick says his experience as
treasurer for the arts undergraduate society
was good preparation for AMS director of
finance.
He wants to improve communciation between undergraduate societies and clubs so
they "know where their dollars are going
to."
Martin Cocking is running on a yes or no
vote for director of administration.
Cocking says the position means looking
over activities in SUB and the student ad
ministrative commission (SAC) which looks
over the clubs.
He would like to see improvements to the
copy centre and conversation pit.
The candidates for coordinator of external affairs are Chris Friesen, Kyle
Kirkwood, Carol Pedlar, and George
Stubos. Friesen was not present to speak.
Kirkwood wants to improve UBC's relationship with the government. He said that
students can "use their vote and threaten
the government with it.
Kirkwood will work effectively with administrative and government officials on
issues of student aid and tuition fees. I am
non-partisan so I won't alienate anyone
politically," he said.
Peddler says the most important issue is
government cuts.
"I know what it's like tolive out of a jar
of nickels."
Peddler wants to set up a food bank at
UBC. "It's hard to study for a class when
you haven't eaten enough," she said.
Stubos observed the activities of council
in the past year and saw very little activity.
"This office should be at the front line of
communication" he said.
He is concerned about the sad state of
educational financing and will demand action on tranfer payments, grants, burseries. Page 4
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Remove menace Quadaffi
Sorry Al. I don't agree with your
description of the President-For-
Life of Libya, M. Quadaffi, as a
great leader, great diplomat, true
revolutionary, and all around good
guy in the Jan.21 Ubyssey,
"Posters protested". The man is a
menace to world peace, an insult to
human dignity, and a fanatic to
boot. His support of international
Ad rapped
With so much attention focused
on equality and human rights these
days, it's shocking to see that
discrimination at UBC still exists.
Not subtle partiality, but a blatant
refusal to help a particular group
get a degree and a job — turning
down those who need aid solely
because of genetic factors for which
they are blameless.
One would think that, as in the
past, The Ubyssey would self-
righteously condemn this kind of
behaviour. Instead, The Ubyssey
actively promotes it.
Impossible? Unconstitutional?
See the full-page advertisement
on page 16 in the Friday, January
17 Ubyssey. Free courses are offered to help you improve your
math, essays, study skills, and
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terrorism, fanatic Islamic imperialism, the killing and maiming
of innocent men, women, and
children, and total disregard for international law and decency brand
this man as the most unstable and
dangerous man of prominence in
the Middle-east. One can only
wonder what he would do given a
larger army, more wealth, or (god
forbid) an atomic weapon. This
man is not fit to be on the international stage in these times of instability.
The international community
must not turn its head any longer.
Non-interference in the internal
politics of another country is a well
established principle in the free
world but here — for the benefit of
all countries involved (including
Libya)   -   it   must   be   violated.
Quadaffi must be removed. We
must support economic sanctions
against Libya to prevent further
senseless killing. We must stop selling this loony-tunes leader instruments of war and terror. We
must assist the Libyan people to
choose another leader free from
political persecution. If that doesn't
work, and only time will tell,
Quadaffi must be removed by outsiders. As a citizen of a moderate,
peace-loving country, it therefore
horrifies me to suggest that the killing of this one man to save the lives
of thousands or possibly tens of
thousands of innocents is certainly
justified. The time is nigh.
(I hope the suicide squads don't
come after me)
Steve McJannet
science 4
Candidate's speech riles
Today we arrived at our international relations class expecting a
continuation of Dr. Holsti's lecture
on the world system. But before the
lecture started we were treated to a
five minute campaign speech by
Jonathan Mercer (one of the candidates for the presidency of the
AMS). While Dr. Holsti did introduce the speaker with the phrase
"with your indulgence," and said
that he would give "three minutes
to any other candidate," the class
was not given any choice as to
whether or not they wished to hear
Ubyssey should be careful
It would be much appreciated if
you would, in the future, ensure
that those people whose names appear as co-signatures on a letter-to-
the-editor have indeed either taken
Friend apologizes
A public apology is well in order
to my friends Keith Kirkwood
and Michelle Jampolsky
for using their names as a co-signers
of my satircal godavicide letter to
The Ubyssey last Tuesday.
Sometimes a practical joke is far
more practical when left within an
inside circle of friends instead of on
the pages of a newspaper which is
open for public scrutiny. This is one
of those times — Sorry guys (but
you know how I like company
before I get tackled) — Really I'm
sorry.
Mark Epstein
arts 4
part in the writing of the letter or
sufficiently agree with its contents
to lend their names in support of
the issue at hand.
1 was very surprised to find my
name at the bottom of
"Godivacide misguided" (Jan. 21,
1986) in light of the fact that I knew
nothing of its being written, much
less being submitted to and printed
by The Ubyssey.
It is your duty as a responsible
student paper (if, in fact, you can,
after an incident such as this, be
considered to be such an entity) to
contact, or at least make a concerted effort to contact, all those
whose names appear at the bottom
of a letter to verify that those people do indeed have knowledge of its
existence and wish to be associated
with its contents.
Keith Kirkwood
applied science 3
the candidate.
We agree with the need for
members of the AMS to vote, and
to vote with an education of the
issues and candidates, but we feel
that it is not appropriate to use lecture time — time purchased by
students — to further the personal
goals of AMS candidates.
The candidates closed his personal diatribe by stating he "has the
best interests of the students at
heart" and that he "is the best person for the job." After witnessing
his performances this morning, we
can only feel that he has his own interests at heart and that he is
therefore certainly not the best person for the job.
We encourage all to vote, but
please vote smart, and don't encourage such behavior among the
candidates or the faculty.
David McCullum
arts 2
Dana McFarland
arts 2
Suzanne Jay
arts 2
Short and curly
You can wax it, you can tax it, you can shave it, you can wave it.
Body hair.
Everybody has it. But do you pay enough attention to yours?
We at The Ubyssey care.
It's something you don't read about in the commercial media, but that's
why the alternative student press exists. We present an alternative view to
the world which transcends profit motivated publications.
Perhaps your first exposure to public discussion of body hair was in Von-
negut's "Cat's Cradle," when the hero constantly plays with a foot-long
pubic hair. "Wow, is that possible?" you thought defensively. Well, here's
the truth. No. Well, we're not Kurt Vonnegut, but an extensive pubic
survey by The Ubyssey says no.
But body hair transcends sexuality. What about backs, you ask? Famous
hairy backs you should be familiar with: Peter Sellers, Sean Connery, Al
Pacino. And Pia Zadora, but we promised not to tell.
Famous unhairy backs? Why, Crockett & Tubbs — that's why vice is
nice.
A hint: Back hair should never be long enough that you can comb it
down your chest. Or corn row it.
And men . . . did you know there are more mohawks on campus than
you'll ever see? Thank the high cut spandex trend for that.
Actually, body hair is serious. Really. People with hairy ears are more
prone to heart attacks. People with hairy noses don't have many friends,
especially when they have a cold.
Pits are the pits. We all know what we're talking about here. The furry
lining of your shoulder. The acid test on the does she or doesn't she question. We'd like to point out that people who dye their hair purple, pink or
(insert appropriate colour here) never ever dye their pits so observers can
tell if their colour is natural or not.
And if you can't sex your date, check his/her knuckles.
As a general rule, if it's not on your head and you can part it, it's too
long. If you can braid it, it's definitely too long.
You can snip it, you can clip it, you may think it very crass.
You can dye it, you can fry it, but you've got it up your ass.
THE UBYSSEY
January 24, 1966
The Ubyssey is published Tuesday and Friday throughout
the academic year by the Alma Mater Society of the University of British Columbia. Editorial opinions are those of the staff
and are not necessarily those of the administration or the
AMS. Member Canadian University Press. The Ubyssey's
editorial office is SUB 241k. Editorial department,
228-2301/2305. Advertising 228-3977/3978.
"Hi ho. Hi ho, its to the printers we go" squealed Debbie Lo, Lise Magee and Heather Campbell as
they left the Ubyssey office followed by Steve Johnson. Steve Chan and Stephen Wisenthal. Shah bte
Abdullah and Dan Andrews came out of the darkroom to sea what the noise was about. Behind Friday
desk, Louise Panziera, Romy Koxak, Chris cameron and Kerry Sloan tried to hide to avoid recruitment
by CamileDionne and Nancy Campbell. Boris Klavora,Heather Campbefland Chris Wong dove into the
darkroom to hide but found that Neil Lucente, Peter Burns, Charlie Fidelman, Gordon Clark and Chris
Fraser were already hiding from Camile Dionne there.
Report of senate debate misconstrued
I believe your report of Senate
debate "Big-wigs banned from
budget committee," January 17,
misconstrues the 'motion I made.
The motion was that all members
who have been elected to Senate
(which would include associate
deans as well as students) be eligible
for election to any Senate committee. Although there was not specific
reference to the budget committee it
would follow from the motion that
both assistant and associate deans
(contrary to your report) would be
eligible for membership on that
committee.
I specifically stated that there
would be no change in the status of
ex-officio members (deans) nor
lieutenant-governor's appointees.
There has been an appointed
member on the Budget Committee
for some time, and his term (contrary to your report) continues.
In addition, the motion to change
the wording of a calendar recommendation   that   nursing   students
have access to cars was (contrary to
your report) not passed but tabled.
Jean Elder
history
chair, senate nominating
committee Friday, January 24,1986
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Letters
Bourgeois establishment exploits Indians
On January 26, 36 years ago the
Indian ruling classes, composed of
big capitalists and big landlords,
proclaimed their Constitution. Far
from establishing a democratic and
independent India, the goal of the
decades long struggle of the Indian
people, this "new" India
preserved the barbaric caste system
and wedded it to the social system
of imperialist domination and
capitalist exploitation. The constitution entrenched religious division and discrimination, integrating
the British colonial policy of
"divide and rule" into the very
fabric of the Indian state in an effort to keep the Indian people
enslaved.
The struggle of the Indian people
who are fighting against the fascist
terror and communal violence of
the Indian ruling classes has never
been eliminated, not by this constitution nor through the repeated
attacks by the armed forces. In the
past five years alone, the Indian army has been sent against the people
more than 90 times. Whole areas in
India are under martial law. But the
Indian people are continuing their
fight   for   their   rights,   for  their
freedom, and for progress and prosperity.
The just struggles of the people
of the Indian subcontinent worries
both the Indian government and the
Canadian government. They are
working separately and together to
try to suppress the voice of the progressive East Indian community in
Canada, and to distort the struggle
of the Indian people for national
and social liberation by presenting
it as though it were a religious struggle, in order that the Canadian people will not support it. Intimidation
and provocation are employed by
both governments; secret agents of
the Indian governments freely
operate out of the embassy and consular offices in Canada, FBI agents
have come up from the U.S., and
the Canadian Security Intelligence
Service openly admits to spying on
the Indian community here. The
Canadian government has decreed
that the situation in India is "normal", and announced plans to
deport some 2,000 refugees on this
basis.
The support of the Canadian
government for the Rajiv Gandhi
regime is not based only on the
desire to protect the great profits
extracted from India. The
bourgeoisie here also faces a profound crisis. It is unable to provide
a solution to any of the problems
facing the people who demand real
solutions and are stepping up their
struggle for their rights. In Canada,
as in India, the rich are growing
richer while the poor are becoming
poorer. It is becoming harder for
the bourgeoisie to cover up the fact
that the real division in Canadian
society, as in India, is between exploiter   and   exploited.   The
bourgeoisie is responding to this by
more and more trying to negate the
people's rights. The hysterical racist
propaganda against the East Indian
community, attempts to portray the
Indian people as religious fanatics
and terrorists, has become a key element in this.
The fight of the Indian people for
national and social liberation, to
end the brutal exploitative rule of
the big landlords and capitalists and
their foreign mentors has the warm
support of progressive Canadians.
The People's Front (B.C. Region)
has organized a demonstration and
march on Jan. 26, Sunday, against
the sham "Republic Day" of India.
The demonstration begins at 2 p.m.
in front of the Vancouver Art
Gallery, Georgia and Hornby. Let
us show to the government and
mass media, as well as to the Indian
ruling classes and the Rajiv Gandhi
regime that the Canadian people are
animated by deep democratic sentiments and a hatred of racism and
fascism.
Allen H. Soroka
law library
Quadaffi foils Zionist midget
I heartily agree with Mr. Al-Fadel
Tafei's letter "Posters Protested"
(The Ubyssey, Jan. 21.) It is about
time someone spoke out against the
filthy, perverse decadence running
amok at UBC. The culprit "frat
boys" should be expelled and have
their genitals removed. That such
slander could be perpetuated at a
university is beyond comprehension.
Let me correct some of the misin-
Crowd vetoes nuclear testings
By CHRIS FRASER
A crowd of 450 at the "People's
Enquiry into CFMETR" (Canadian
Forces Marine Experimental and
Test Ranges) in Nanaimo voted
overwhelmingly in favour of the
cancellation of the bilateral
Canada-U.S. Nanoose Joint Agreement.
This agreement, due for review
April 14, 1986, was established in
1965, renewed without any public
debate or consultation in 1976, and
permits testing of U.S. antisubmarine weapons systems — including nuclear systems such as
ASROC, SUBROC and SLCM
(Sea-launched Cruise Missiles) and
passage of U.S. nuclear-powered
weapons capable submarines from
the Los Angeles, Sturgeon, and
Thresher classes through Canadian
waters.
The   technical   facilities   at   ^>-^
CFMETR are provided by the U.S.
military which also uses the test
range two thirds of the time.
Initiated by the concerns of the
Nanoose Conversion Campaign,
the Enquiry was a weekend-long
open forum into the future of
CFMETR. Doctors, lawyers, environmentalists, unions, university
professors and others voiced their
concerns   as   the   Enquiry   par- SPEAKER
ticipants demanded to know just
what is going on.
She summarized the convictions of
many Enquiry speakers by appealing to Canadians "to demand
withdrawal from activities which
contribute to U.S. first strike
strategy". Art Kube, B.C. Federation of Labour president, asked,
"Which country is in control, and
which country gains the major
benefits from the base?"
—chria fraser photo
at enquiry
Robert Aldridge, American expert and researcher on the U.S.
military showed that, strategically,
U.S. anti-submarine warfare
weapons testing and development at
CFMETR contributes to the U.S.
pre-emptive first strike capability.
He said the U.S. anti-submarine
warfare technology is very
destabilising, especially because of
the superiority the U.S. enjoys over
analogous Soviet capabilities. Dr.
Rosalie Bertell, an expert on effects
of radiation on public health and
the arms race, added antisubmarine warfare technology
becomes most dangerous in the
"limited nuclear war" doctrine of
the Pentagon.
Gayle Gavin, vice-president of
End the Arms Race, added
although "consistently Canadian
policy not to join the nuclear club"
we are "in the testing of U.S.
systems violating our own policy".
Patricia Willis, a local community researcher, pointed to another
serious flaw of the CFMETR arrangement. She reported "access to
even the most simple accident
records was denied to the public",
because it was deemed "not in the
public interest" to release these.
Canadian Armed Forces and
Department of National Defense
officials lacked fundamental information regarding weapons systems
being tested, and Transport Canada
had no knowledge of nuclear-
powered submarine accidents which
were well-documented in American
records. Phil Esmonde, worker for
the South Pacific Peoples Foundation, asked "How do we know what
accidents have occurred? Can the
U.S. military be trusted to convey
this to us?" adding that because of
its demonstrable negligence in the
past, this should not be assumed to
be the case.
Laurie MacBride, of the Nanoose
Conversion Campaign, called, in
light of the seriousness of these con
cerns, for the conversion of
CFMETR to a peaceful and "more
economically viable" use. Disagreeing with local belief, she said that
the economical potential of the area
is "much greater than that being
realized at present". Citing
evidence from the Office of
Economic Development in the
U.S., she showed that civilian usage
of military facilities "can produce
up to 50% more jobs". Proposing
alternatives ranging from
Biotechnology to Marine Research,
she indicated that essential conversion criteria are "no jobs being
lost" and "allowing local input into
the decision".
Professor Doug Ross, from
UBC's Institute for International
Relations, the lone prophet of
renewal of the Nanoose Joint
Agreement, felt alliance relationships stabilised U.S. foreign policy,
and that the Canadian Armed
Forces received intelligence and
other benefits from such bilateral
agreements. Luis Sobrino, UBC
physics professor and director of
Science for Peace, spoke for the
vast majority of people in attendance by saying he could see "no
historical evidence to indicate that a
submissive Canadian attitude has
allowed us any influence with the
policy of the U.S.".
Noticeably absent from the Enquiry were any officials or policy
papers from the Department of National Defence, federal Liberal and
Conservative parties, and the
Nanaimo Chamber of Commerce
(which sent a letter to the Enquiry
planning committee expressing
"total support for the present
agreement based on its economic
contribution to the local community"). These absences occurred
despite six months of persistent
written and telephone invitations by
the planning committee. Also lacking was any form of welcome from
the newly-elected Conservative MP
for the region, and the Nanaimo
mayor and city council. Nanaimo
MLA Dave Stupich was at the Enquiry, and called this lack of
acknowledgement "disappointing"
and "difficult to understand" in
light of the planning committee's
efforts.
Chris Fraser is a Ubyssey staffer
who would like to see a nuclear free
Nanoose.
formation ladled out by the western
press which has so obviously corrupted these "frat boys", and other
anti-Quadaffi forces in the world.
The airport bombing in Rome was
the fault of that 13-year-old
American woman who was finally
executed by Abu Nidal's brave
troops.
In Vienna, the altercation was
started by a CIA agent, disguised as
a chubby Viennese woman getting
her hair done in Schwechat's Barber
Shop. Nidal's men sprayed the shop
with bullets, eliminating the CIA
agent. The origin of the two incidents was a CIA plot to discredit
Nidal's forces by staging a bombing
at the concerned airports. Nidal
discovered the insidious American
plot, and ordered his men to foil it.
Col. Quadaffi's post-massacre
comment merely reflected his support for Nidal's actions. As it turned out, Libyan intelligence later
discoverd that the so-called "little
13-year-old girl" was actually a
Zionist midget controlled by the
CIA.  Moammar Quadaffi's bold
supportive statements are a sign of
his integrity and brilliant statesmanship.
Furthermore, I should like to
comment on general atmosphere of
vulgarity on the UBC campus. I am
shocked at all these women
parading around without covering
their faces, and flaunting their
bodies in decadent western designer
clothes. Where has common decency gone? And what of the Lady
Godiva Ride, which is no less vulgar
than the aforementioned? All this
talk of "sexism" is undoubtedly the
work of inflammatory, radical,
hypocritical feminists financed by
the CSIS, which is but a puppet-
agency of the CIA. If I had my way,
I'd have all of them shot.
Down with revolting western
decadence! Down with Kokanee!
Down with insidiuous, ready-made,
fresh from the freezer American
foods!
The Fans of Moammar Club
— UBC Chapter
vice-zealot Chris Wiesenger
arts 2
Is objectivity subjective?
Barry Zwicker, who spoke on
"The Public's Right To Know" at
SUB 241k recently, may be a
seasoned journalist, but he
swallowed a line as old as Descartes
if he thinks that "to believe in objectivity, anywhere, is a lie."
The fiction is that if a statement
isn't perfectly objective, then it isn't
objective at all. This fiction is a
variant on Descartes' view that I
cannot legitimately claim
knowledge of something if I can
conceive of its falsity.
But this is clearly mistaken. I can,
for instance, claim knowledge that
milk isn't poisonous, even though it
is conceivable that I am the victim
of some massive hoax or illusion,
and that milk really is poisonous.
Even though the evidence available
doesn't guarantee 100% that milk
isn't poisonous, it guarantees it sufficiently that I can rationally risk
my life by drinking milk. Surely any
statement worth risking one's life
for is worth calling 'objectively'
true.
Thus Zwicker is right to say that
we can never achieve total objectivity, but wrong to suggest that this
has the slightest practical
significance, or is the slightest
reason to deny that anything is objective.
Zwicker's own words tacitly admit this. He explicitly claims
knowledge — "we know that
nothing is unconnected to
everything else" — whereas if he
took his denunciation of objectivity
seriously he would only claim opinion.
Zwicker's knowledge claim is
doubly interesting because it contains abstract terms worthy of Sartre, such as 'nothing' and
everything'   —   surprising   since
Zwicker counsels us to "avoid high
abstractions". Zwicker seems to
think that because some people
abuse abstract words, we should use
these words as little as possible. A
better solution is to use abstract
words as much as we want, correctly. They are essential for talking
about the abstract features of the
world, which exist and affect us
whether or not we talk about them.
Mired in Zwicker's verbiage is a
good point about journalism. Journalists can deceive without lying in
words. News shows report as objectively as anything on how many
people died in plane crashes and
how the cute kid with the liver
transplant is doing. Every word is
true. The deception occurs when
the journalist omits to mention that
nothing very important is being
covered today. Journalists take advantage of the public's naive expectation that all and only important
events will make the news.
Curiously, the public doesn't
even want to hear genuinely important news. That would either
depress them or make them think —
horrors which the public avoids at
all costs. Supply and demand
created Three's Company and The
National. A more urgent topic for
Zwicker to speak on would be "The
Public's Obligation To Know".
The average citizen will hear important news only when it is rammed
down her/his throat by the state —
and a state that powerful has its
own obvious drawbacks.
Canadians demand bliss, and
their benevolent rulers have granted
their wish.
Nick Sleigh
philosophy graduate studies Page 6
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By ROMY KOZAK
The Barber of Seville was once described by Verdi as
"the most beautiful opera buff a in existence. "Unfortunately, Vancouver Opera's current production of
Gioacchino Rossini's most famous operatic work
becomes too bogged down with its own existence to
achieve the unaffected, high-spirited vivacity that has
sparked continuing critical and popular admiration of
this 19th century masterpiece.
energy matching wits with the considerable technical difficulties of
Rossini's writing. Dennis O'Neill,
as Almaviva, is among the most
successful, displaying in some later
arias a pure, heroic tone
characteristic of many fine, Gaelic
tenors.
As Figaro, baritone Theodore
Baerg bounds joyously on stage
with a robust confidence that his
voice, though competent, is
sometimes strained to match.
Mezzo-soprano Janet Stubbs' vocal
portrayal of Rosina is generally
well-executed, despite some weak
moments.
Bass James Patterson, as the
ridiculously made-up music teacher
Don Basilio, offers a strong, lyrical
performance, while Claude
Corbeif's characterization of Dr.
Bartolo is, at the odd moment, a
comic delight.
The shaving scene in Act 2, where
Figaro tries to distract the old doctor while Rosina and Almaviva,
dressed as a music student, plan
their elopement, is musically and
dramatically by far the best, yet the
overly careful emphasis on
rhythmic accuracy tends to
foreground the difficulty of the
passage and the singers' conscientious toil in performing it, rather
than its natural; vigour and harmonic beauty.
The orchestra, conducted by
Henry Lewis, is unobtrusive, and
the solo guitar accompaniment to
Almaviva's Act I aria is especially
appealing. Like the other elements
in the production, however, the
music often lacks the cheeky yet
stylish brilliance required to bring
out the full comic potential of
Rossini's definitive contribution to
the opera buff a tradition.
The Barber of Seville
presented by Vancouver Opera
at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre
January 25th
Director Giles Havergal's staging
of the work as an opera-within-an-
opera is partly to blame for this inhibitory self-consciousness. While
the milling about of chorus and
townspeople in preparation for the
'event' suggests a warm, neighborly
feeling to the entering audience, the
affected applause of the onstage
crowd after each main number
seems to cheapen any real applause
and makes the theatre audience excessively aware of its own physically, and, as a result, emotionally
estranged position.
Russell Craig's charming, four-
level, planks-and-painted-curtains
stage, set in turn in an old Italian
village, complete with dusty
rowhouses and washing-lines, is one
of the few happy results of
Havergal's unnecessary interference
with the original text.
The performance of the opera-
within succeeds rather more than
the production as a whole. The plot
centres on the Count Almaviva who
falls in love with the beautiful
Rosina and follows her from
Madrid to the village of Seville.
With the help of the mischievous,
happy-go-lucky barber Figaro, the
Count assumes various disguises in
order to enter the household of his
beloved. While Rosina somewhat
confusedly reciprocates the Count's
feelings, her guardian, Dr.
Bartolo .turns out to be plotting
marriage with her himself. There is
ample material for a comic battle of
the wits.
The  cast  expends  most  of its
Shaw's classic amuses
By KERRY SLOAN
George Bernard Shaw's Major Barbara is hardly a
contemporary play. Yet, almost despite its "classic"
status, it still manages to be a controversial, compelling social commentary as well as an entertaining piece
of theatre. Frederic Wood's production, directed by
Antony Holland is of high quality and, more importantly, amusing.
Major Barbara
directed by Antony Holland
at the Frederic Wood
until January 25
Conflict in the play arises between Major Barbara
(played Tuesday night by Sarah Rodgers) and her
father, Undershaft (Leon Pownall). Rodgers is good as
the enthusiastic, idealistic Salvation
Army lass who feeds the poor and saves their souls. A
maverick heart and a large dose of spunk saves Barbara from being too much of a goody-goody.
The wealthy and realistic Undershaft sets out to save
the soul of his favourite daughter from the perdition of
romantic idealism by buying her out of the Army. He
offers the Salvationists a large sum of money that are
actually the profits he has acquired running a munitions company. Barbara rejects the money on principle, of course.
Meanwhile, Undershaft's wife, Lady Brit (Kathryn
Bracht) wants her son Stephen to inherit the company.
Stephen prefers politics so the fortune is offered to
Cusins, Barbara's betrothed (Philip Spedding).
Bernard Shaw, true to Irish fashion, has a rapierlike wit. He takes more than a few good swipes at
politicians, lawyers and teachers. In regards to witless
Stephen's future, Undershaft says, "There's hardly
anything left but the stage."
Stephen (Bruce Harwood) is hilariously entertaining. Harwood manages to make him revoltingly (but
wonderfully) priggish and utterly self-absorbed. His
characterization is sound throughout the play — from
his facial expressions to his thumbs-in-waistcoat
stance.
The minor characters are well cast. The Salvation
Army women shine (Corrine Hebden and @jtfepl
Nesbitt). Hebden, in particular, truly looks her part.
Lomax (Stefan Winsfield) is amusing and Bill Walker
(Darren Andrichuk) is also noteworthy.
The sets convey a strong sense of mood, while being
cleverly detailed. Costumes are great and staging is
handled well.
Unfortunately, the script lacks somewhat in the final
scene. It is difficult to follow and the acting is not of
such high quality. Rodgers always seems to be gazing
exasperately into space, and her "converted"
character is less convincing.
Despite these flaws, Major Barbara is good entertainment. Antony Holland's production is certainly
not run-of-the-mill.
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ETTA JAMES . . . penetrating the heart and soul of her audience with searing lyrics and a compasssionate heart
-chris camBron photo
By CHRIS CAMERON
Etta James tucks into another swelling wave of the
blues, cresting and breaking full force into the heart and
soul of her audience.
Wednesday night at the Town Pump a full house was
treated to the sophisticated presence and music of a
woman who knows plenty and cares enough to want to
share it. Backed by a five piece tour band she put together
in Seattle she led the crowd through peaks and canyons of
life as we know it.
Leo Nocentelli on guitar tore off searing riffs that had
even Etta spellbound. Etta herself never found much value
in things that come eary; she has the wisdom of the blues.
It has been 33 years since Otis Redding "discovered"
Jamesetta Hawkins turning her name and her life around.
That was before "the rhythm and blues had a little baby
called rock and roll." She can sing it all — crooning hits
we grew up on — but what strikes to the core are her own
compositions. "Sugar on the floor", and her favourite
"I'd rather be blind", were carried through by a voice that
swallows octaves whole and tosses you around that dance
floor without letting up. Her timing and humour are
precious.
If you have to wait another six or eight years to see her,
just remember her ... she'll be as honest and hypnotic as
ever.
LEON POWNALL, LAURA WHITE, PHILIP SPEDDING . . . philosophizing about religion and munitions
YOU ARE WATCHING
... TELEVISION
DENNIS O'NEILL, THEODORE BAERG
intrigue Spanish-   style
Anyone who says there is no difference between Canadian and American
culture has never watched television. In JOLTS: The TV Wasteland and
the Canadian Oasis, ex-Saturday Night columnist Morris Wolfe argues that
a profound difference between the two cultures is reflected daily in television programming.
By S. D. GOLDSTEIN
reprinted from The Charlatan
Canadian University Press
Wolfe, a teacher of film history at the Ontario College of Art, wrote a
column on television in Saturday Night for ten years.
When Saturday Night editor Robert Fulford first asked Wolfe to write a
monthly TV column, Wolfe felt hurt.
"I thought of myself as a serious person," he writes, "and that writing
about television was beneath me. What would my friends think?
But Wolfe soon realized reviewing television was far more difficult than
writing about books or films where the reviewer's knowledge is specialized.
"A television critic can't function that way. He or she has to be interested in, and knowledgeable about, a wide variety of subjects," Wolfe
writes.
At the end of his reviewing days Wolfe admits that he did not come to
care about television the way he cares about books or films. However, he
did gain a respect for the medium.
"A day didn't go by when I couldn't find at least one and usually more
programs worth watching and writing about," he writes.
During those years, Wolfe found himself interested in exploring the differences between Canada and the United States.
Wolfe summarizes the cultural differences in what he calls The First Law
of Commercial Television. The more jolts per minute, the less likely a
viewer will find the programme boring and change the channel. Wolfe
defines a jolt as verbal, physical, or emotional violence, rapid editing or
camera movement, and level of decibels.
Wolfe illustrates his point by analysing an A-Team episode where he
found eight scenes in which guns were fired; six scenes in which guns were
shown; four fist fights; two car chases; two car crashes; four illegal acts;
eight acts of violence; one scene of sirens and flashing lights; four sudden
noises; seven threats; and five insults.
Replacing A-Team is Miami Vice which uses rock music to accompany
tightly edited visual material having nothing to do with story development.
"All that matters is the tension built up in the viewer through the beat of
the music and the editing. The programme plays with the viewer's nervous
system," Wolfe writes.
Wolfe compares these modern day television hits with Dragnet, an equally popular hit series in the '50s where, in the first sixty episodes, fifteen
shots were fired and a total of six punches were thrown.
Wolfe claims television began to speed up in 1968 with Rowan &
Martin's Laugh-In, a comedy show or rapid, short skits relying on one
liners and sight gags for its humour.
In the early 70s Norman Lear produced a string of sitcoms — All In The
Family, Maude, The Jeffersons, and others - whose 'basic building blocks'
were insults. "About twenty-five per hour," Wolfe claims.
Later, sex provided an alternative story base with jiggling breasts and
bottoms in shows like Charlie's Angels and Three's Company.
No area of television is safe. In children's programming, there is Sesame
Street where the child is exposed to an educational clip for no longer than
three minutes before the show moves on to something else.
The typical game show usually features a good looking male host —
Richard Dawson excluded — his sexy female assistants and audience of
genial fools who all play the part of cheerleaders for the consumer society.
Lights flash, people applaud, expensive items and thousands of dollars are
given away as each contestant is given his/her fifteen minutes of fame.
Not even the conservative and hard hitting realistic world of journalism
is safe from the jolts per minute GPm) phenomenon. Anyone watching
news briefs from Rochester over a long period of time would wonder if
there is a building standing in that city that hasn't yet been destroyed by
fire.
It is coming to the point "where violence becomes a structural rather
than a story element," Ken Sobol writes in a submission to the Ontario
Royal Commission on Violence in the Communication Industry. "It's
there automatically, before the story, not as a result of it."
It's not hard to understand why the number of jolts per minute is increasing. Television companies rely on revenue from commercial air time.
The larger a programme's viewing audience, the more commercial air time
costs. And the best way to increase a programme's viewing audience is to
increase the jolts per minute.
In contrast to this 'American Wasteland' we have the 'Canadian Oasis'.
Our programmes are more compassionate, thoughtful and reflect a sense of
realism, be they drama, Charlie Grant's War sitcoms, Seeing Things, or
public affairs, like The Fifth Estate.
In an interview last year, Bob Homme, the Friendly Giant, said he was
attracted to Canadian TV because of its interest in children's programming
that tries to expand a child's attention span.
Further to The Friendly Giant, we have Mr. Dressup and The Polka Dot
Door, all programmes emphasizing games and activities children can participate in, in comparison to American children's programmes where the
child is to sit attentively and be bombarded by images of the letter K.
The one exception to American children's programming can be found
with Mr. Roger's Neighbourhood, but this exception is proof for Wolfe's
conclusions. That show is funded by Public Television and thus protected
from the laws of commercial television.
Wolfe's book is a defence for public television, specifically a defence of
See page 8: Jolts Page 8
THE    UBYSSEY
Friday, January 24,1986
Canadians win at animation fest
By ROSANNE DITMARS
Annually in Annecy, France, a
festival of international, crically
acclaimed animation takes place.
The festival, dubbed as "the standard by which world motion picture
animators have judged each other",
is in its 25th year of operation. A
retrospective of the grand prize winners from 1959-1985 was presented
last weekend at the Robson Square
Cinema.
Program 2, shown on January
18th and 19th offered a wide variety
of animation, showcasing the
award winners from 1973-1981. Six
of the nine winning shorts were
Canadian and included one "Grand
Prix" winner. Such artistic achievement in the light of recently proposed National Film Board budget cutbacks seems to be a strong argument for the importance of continued   government   support,   not
just for animators, but for the
Canadian film community as a
whole.
"The Metamorphosis of Mr.
Samsa" by Caroline Leaf (Canada,
1977) is an adaption of the eerie
Kafka tale concerning a Mr. Samas
who awakes one morning to find
himself transformed into a grotesque insect; it is rather weird. Mr.
Samsa's neighbours, black and
white blob-like people who utter
Jolts necessary for dolts
From page 7
the CBC. Coincidentally, there is
no better time than now for a book
like Wolfe's to be published, as the
Conservative government has appointed a commission on television
programming in Canada, and the
vice-president in charge of English
programming at the CBC, Denis
Harvey, is asking for more money
to fulfill the CBC's mandate as
Canada's television channel.
Wolfe ends JOLTS with a few
recommendations for the CBC,
with more money figuring prominently in his list.
Although we do have other
'Canadian' channels such as CTV,
Global, or City-TV in Toronto,
Wolfe says these channels are commercial and therefore susceptible to
the trends of American television.
Global and City-TV survive on
reruns of Happy Days and Laverne
and Shirley. CTV is a more interesting case because it does try to
produce its own programmes.
However, these are often poor imitations of American-style programmes.
"CTV's sole contribution to
Canadian drama in recent years has
been The Littlest Hobo, an
atrocious reincarnation of a
popular American TV show of the
1960s," Wolfe writes.
If we are to maintain the level of
quality in Canadian television, the
only solution is to have more
government funding, and not to
succumb to the magic of the free
market.
While Wolfe is correct in pointing out that there are too many
jolts on TV, he doesn't differentiate
between jolts for jolts' sake and
jolts as a product of plot. The
former may be inexcuseable, but
the latter can be tolerable for the
sake of believability.
In today's sophisticated viewing
audience, a 1950s Dragnet-type programme wouldn't cut it, not just
because it wouldn't have enough
jpms, but because it wouldn't be
considered realistic.
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While Wolfe's theory predicts a
high jpm show as the number one
hit show, he is wrong. The most
popular television show now in
both Canada and the U.S. is The
Cosby Show, a low jpm programme.
Wolfe's arguments against
American television have their
flaws; however, his observations on
Canadian television in comparison
to American television are
somewhat accurate. We do seem to
produce slower paced programmes
of a more thoughtful nature, at
least for those programmes done by
the CBC. And if we are to continue
producing these shows, the CBC
will have to have a great deal more
money.
undistinguishable mutterings and
play squeaky violins, proceed to get
grossed out and freaked out by the
insect who was once their friend,
The piece effectively captures
Kafka's "depth of the nightmare"
style.
"Chairman" or "L'Age de
Chaise" (Jean-Thomas Bedard,
Canada, 1978) was an interesting
look at architecture through the
ages and man's struggle for power.
"Chairman" progressed from
Stonehenge to 20th century office
towers, while a bunch of uniformly
dressed mimes fought over possession of chairs and accessibility to
buildings. The theme of institutional alienation was quite strong.
"This is your Museum
Speaking" (Lynn Smith, Canada,
1979) proved to be an entertaining
account of one man's discovery of
"living history". Paintings come
alive and muses give him a guided
tour of a museum at midnight.
And, of course, when he emerges
from his magical tour he sees his
surroundings with new insight,
observing bits of history in
everything around him.
"Crac" by Frederick Back
(Canada, 1981) contained a similar
theme of pride in ones heritage. The
exquisitely drawn animation concerns the simple but beautiful life of
a Quebecois farmer whose faithful
rocking chair follows him through
his marriage, arrival of nine
children, and eventually old age.
Finally, when all the children have
left and the chair is in need of
repair, the farmer throws it out. As
the chair sits forlornly in the snow,
a moving sequence, showing the
passage of time occurs. The farmers
house is sold, trees are torn down, a
highway is built and construction
begins. "Crac" avoids excessive
sentimentality, and instead delivers
an effective yet beautiful portrait of
Quebecois  country  life.
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Page 9
U of T disputes
TORONTO (CUP)—The administration is pitted against faculty
members and students are arguing
among themselves at the University
of Toronto whether to allow South
African ambassador Glenn Babb to
speak on campus.
For the second time in three months at the U of T, Babb has been
prevented from debating the South
African situation. Last week,
students in the International Law
Society withdrew an invitation for
Babb to debate the use of international law in dealing with apartheid.
Members of the society said their
decision was not the result of bowing to pressures within and without
the law school. However, four professors had earlier launched injunction proceedings to bar Babb from
speaking. They said they wanted to
avoid inciting criminal action by
promoting racism.
At the same time, 16 other faculty members sent a letter to the
university president, the dean of
law, and the president of the International Law Society, protesting
the invitation.
It was to be Babb's second visit to
the university. The ambassador, in
Canada since Aug. 1, was shouted
down by protesters when he tried to
speak at a November debate and at
one point had a wooden mace
thrown at him.
Despite strong opposition to
Babb's prescence, others on campus
are using the principle of freedom
of speech to argue that Babb should
be allowed to present his views.
Two law students said they will
form a new society within the faculty and re-issue the invitation to
Babb. Furthermore, the U of T administration was set to oppose the
professors application for an injunction when it went to court last
Wednesday.
The judge rejected the application because the invitation to Babb
had been withdrawn, but afterwards U of T president George
Connell staunchly defended the
right of all views to be heard on
university campuses.
"The matter of freedom of
speech is extremely important to (U
of T) the university, and indeed to
any university," Connell said at a
press conference. "It is completely
unacceptable to me that anyone
should take steps to prevent anyone
from speaking on campus
regardless of their views."
Irwin Cotler, the world-famous
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human rights lawyer and McGill
law professor who had agreed to
debate Babb at U of T said it would
have been better to give him
(Cotler) a chance to "nail Babb to
the wall" than make Babb a victim
of the freedom of speech issue.
"By turning it into a free speech
issue we give this guy credibility,"
Cotler said. "The battle then goes
on the turf of free speech rather
than exposing his racism.
"I can very well appreciate the
moral anguish and pain it causes
people to listen to this guy (Babb),
but as someone who regards himself
as being pained by the stuff Zundel
said, I think now after the trial it is
probably better to let them speak,"
Cotler said.
"If it was to happen again, I probably wouldn't want Zundel to be
prosecuted, to not have put the
holocaust on trial," he said.
Cotler is the past president of the
Canadian Jewish Congress.
The   professor   said   Canada
should have terminated diplomatic
status with South Africa long ago.
"Then we wouldn't have these problems," he said.
Babb himself was not available to
comment. However, his press
secretary, Wesley Johanneson said
the ambassador is steering clear of
the fray.
"We regard this as a domestic
thing for the University of Toronto
... his general feeling is that he
doesn't want to get involved."
Johanneson called the law society's decision to withdraw its invitation "a sad day for freedom of
speech."
"We just feel there is a great need
for Canadians to get both sides of
the issue."
He added Babb has spoken officially many times in Canada, including appearances at Trent
University and the University of
Calgary, but that U of T was the
only place where the ambassador
has been prevented from speaking.
ELECTION
ALMA MATER SOCIETY
EXECUTIVES
Evening Polls, Wednesday, January 29, 1986
as follows:
4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Totem Park Common Block
Place Vanier Common Block
Walter H. Gage Common Block
Sedgewick Library S.U.B.
Daytime Polls, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
January 29, 30 and 31, 1986
9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
S.U.B
Buchanan
C.E.M.E. Building
Computer Science
Scarfe
Hebb Theatre
Woodward Library
Sedgewick Library
MacMillan
Law
Henry Angus
War Memorial Gymnasium
(Subject to students being available to run these polling stations.)
BRING YOUR A.M.S. CARD
PRESIDENT
(one to be elected)
Michael Dean Jackson
Blair T. Longley
Jonathan Mercer
Simon Seshadri
VICE-PRESIDENT
(one to be elected)
Nindy Duggal
Rebecca Nevraumont
DIRECTOR OF FINANCE
(one to be elected)
William P. Barr
James Collins
Richard Fitzpatrick
DIRECTOR OF ADMINISTRATION
(one to be elected)
Martin Cocking
COORDINATOR    OF   EXTERNAL   AFFAIRS
(one to be elected)
Chris Friesen
Kyle R. Kirkwood
Carol Pedlar
George Stubos
NO PROXY VOTING WILL BE
ALLOWED AND STUDENTS
REQUIRE THEIR A.M.S.
CARD TO VOTE
(It should be noted that any allegation or irregularities with these elections must be
submitted in writing to the AMS Elections Office within 48 hours of the close of
polling (exclusive of weekends or public holidays) and must include the signatures
of at least three students eligible to vote.)
THINKING OF GRADUATE STUDIES?
Consider Carleton University!
Our Faculty of Arts offers a wide
range of graduate programs at the
master's level including:
• Classics
• Comparative Literature
• Canadian Studies
• English
• French
• German
• History
• Journalism
• Philosophy
• Religion
• Spanish
And we provide generous financial support for arts graduate students
through scholarships, fellowships, and teaching assistantsnips.
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THE    UBYSSEY
Friday, January 24, 1986
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BALLET UBC JAZZ
Registration for winter dance classes, you may
take any or all of 15 classes for Just $46, noon,
SUB 208.
COALITION AGAINST SEXISM ON CAMPUS
Petition table, noon, SUB foyer.
SAILING/WINDSURFING/SKI/
DANCE/BIKE
CLUBS
Hawaiian party, 8:30 p.m., SUB partyroom.
CHINESE STUDENTS' ASSOCIATION
Beginners' Cantonese conversation class, noon,
Buch B317.
INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
STUDENTS' ASSOCIATION
Bzzr garden, 4-9 p.m., International House (gate
4).
UBC SAILING CLUB
Club  orgy  —   new  members welcome,   noon,
SUB 58.
UBC WINDSURFING CLUB
Hawaiian heat party/dance, tickets S3, attire:
your craziest fun in sun gear, 8:30 p.m., SUB
Partyroom.
THUNDERBIRD BASKETBALL
Men and women vs University of Lethbridge
Pronghorns, 6:45 p.m. for women, 8:30 p.m. for
men. War Memorial gym.
THUNDERBIRD VOLLEYBALL
UBC women host Thundervolley Tournament,
all day, Osborne centre. Features top club and
intercollegiate teams in western Canada.
STUDENTS FOR PEACE AND
MUTUAL DISARMAMENT
Speaker: Gary Marchant on "Canada and Peace:
New  Directions for  Canada's foreign  policy,"
noon, SUB 205.
UBC FILM SOCIETY
SUBfilms: "Rambo," 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., SUB
auditorium.
SATURDAY
LE CLUB FRANCAIS
La superbe soiree, 8 p.m., L'alliance frencaise,
6161 Cambie St.
NEWMAN CATHOLIC CLUB
Video night, 6:46 p.m., 3775 W. 29 (off Dunbar).
FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE
Dance: Farmers' Frolic, 8 p.m.-12:30 a.m., UBC
armories.
UBC WOMEN'S CENTRE/GAYS AND
LESBIANS OF UBC
First annual women's dance, 8 p.m., SUB partyroom.
THUNDERBIRD RUGBY
Biggest game of the year. UBC vs Vancouver
Island reps "crimson tide" in McKechnte Cup action, 2:30 p.m., Thunderbird stadium.
THUNDERBIRD BASKETBALL
UBC men and women take on the University of
Calgary in Canada west action. An important
contest for both UBC teams if they are to make
the league playoffs, 6:46 p.m. (women), 8:30
p.m. (men), War Memorial gym.
THUNDERBIRD VOLLEYBALL
UBC women  host the annual  Thundervolley
tournament, all day, Osborne centre.
SUNDAY
DANCE HORIZONS
Rehearsal, 12-4 p.m., SUB auditorium.
UBC ARCHERY CLUB
Last night for January mail matches,  please
notice the change, 8:30 p.m.. Armouries.
MONDAY
CHINESE STUDENTS' ASSOCIATION
Beginners' Mandarin conversation class, noon,
Buch B317.
CAMPUS CRUSADE FOR CHRIST
Lecture: "Is there scientific evidence for the existence   of   God?",   M.   Horner,   noon,   Angus
110. Debate, "Does God exist?". Dr. W. Craig
(T.E.D.S. prof) vs Dr. R. Bunn (Phil. UBCI, 7
p.m., IRC 2.
UBC SAILING CLUB
Membership campaign, noon, SUB 58.
DANCE HORIZONS
Rehearsal, 8-10 p.m., SUB partyroom.
COALITION AGAINST SEXISM ON CAMPUS
Petition table, noon-2:30 p.m., SUB foyer.
UBC WOMEN'S CENTRE
Women's self-defense, register Brock Hall 203,
4:30-6:30 p.m. '
BALLET UBC JAZZ
Registration for winter dance clesses, you may
take any or all of 15 classes offered for just $45,
noon, SUB 208.
WORLD UNIVERSITY SERVICE OF CANADA
Film, noon, Buch B212.
STUDENTS FOR A FREE SOUTHERN AFRICA
Meeting on divestment, noon, T.A. union office,
upstairs in the armouries.
FILM SOCIETY
Film: "Summer Stock", starring Judy Garland,
7:30 and 9:30 p.m., SUB auditorium.
TUESDAY
CAMPUS CRUSADE FOR CHRIST
Lecture: "The antropic principle — evidence for
God's existence", M. Horner, noon, Angus 110.
CAMPUS CRUSADE FOR CHRIST
Debate: "Did Jesus really rise from the dead?",
M. Horner (CCC) vs M. Reimers (PhD. student,
math), 7 p.m., IRC 2.
UBC WOMEN'S CENTRE
Women's self-defense,   register   Brock  203,   7
p.m.
UBC ENTREPRENEURS CLUB
Industry and small business development films,
everyone welcome, noon, Angus 426.
DANCE HORIZONS
Rehearsal, 6-8 p.m., SUB partyroom.
CUSO
UBC   development  education  series,   primary
health care — case studies from the third world,
7:30 p.m., International House.
CHINESE STUDENTS' ASSOCIATION
Beginners' Mandarin conversation class, noon,
Buch B317.
UBC SAILING CLUB
Membership drive, noon, SUB 58.
CHRISTIAN SCIENCE ORGANIZATION
Weekly meeting — testimonies of healing, bible
readings, you're invited, noon, SUB 211.
COALITION AGAINST SEXISM ON CAMPUS
Petition table, noon-2:30 p.m., SUB foyer.
DO YOU:
A) NEED CAREER EXPERIENCE?
B) WANT TO MAKE NEW FRIENDS?
C) HAVE AN INTEREST IN PERSONNEL,
COUNSELLING, PUBLIC RELATIONS OR
ADMINISTRATION?
IF You answered 'YES' to any of
these questions, then Volunteer
Connections would like to hear
from you. We are looking for On-
Campus Volunteer Interviewers
for the 1986-87 school term.
(Training provided)
IF You are People-Oriented, have
good communication skills and
can volunteer 4-5 hours per week,
and would like to find out more
about Volunteer Connections,
contact us in the Student
Counselling & Resources Centre,
Brock Hall 200, or call 228-3811.
Buried Child, the Pulitzer frize winning play by
Sam Shepard directed by Robert Garfat, at Dorothy
Somerset Studio (228-2678), January 28th to
February 1st, at 8:00 p.m.
Major Barbara, directed by Antony Holland, at
Frederic Wood Theatre (228-2678), until January
25th, at 8:00 p.m.
Krepp's Last Tape, written by Samuel Beckett, at
the Pitt International Gallery (36 Powell Street,
681-6740), until February 8th, at 8:00 p.m.
The Belle of Amherst, a one-woman play based
on the Irfe of Emily Dickinson, late night at the
Firehall Theatre (280 Cordova, 689-0926), January
23, 24, 25, 30, 31 and February 1, at 9:00 p.m.
Celebration, Robbie King's musical extravaganza,
at the Arts Club Granville Island (687-5315), until
January 25th, at 8:00 and 10:30 p.m.
Only In Vancouver, a lively musical comedy that
pokes fun at our city, at the Arts Club Revue Stage
(687-5315), Monday to Friday at 8:30 p.m. and Saturdays at 6:30 and 9:30 p.m.
Fool For Love, another Sam Shepard play, at the
Arts Club Seymour Street, (687-5315), low price
previews run from January 29th to February 1st at
8:30 p.m.
Crossing Borders, performed by the San Francisco Mime Troupe, at the Vancouver East Cultural
Centre (1895 Venables Street. 254-9578), January
30th to February 1st, at 8:00 p.m.
nlal Theatre (228-6668), January 31st and February
1st, at 8:30 p.m.
Art About Issues, a group exhibition of social and
political subjects, at the Surrey Art Gallery (13750
88th Avenue, 596-7461), until February 4th.
The Basketry Link, at the Cartwright Gallery
(Granville Island), until February 16th.
Solar Visions, a light show developed from an
unearthly blend of art and science, at the Arts,
Sciences and Technology Centre (600 Granville
Street), January 25th and January 26th.
Hinda Avery, an exhibit by an artist concerned
with the environment, at the Contemporery Art
Gallery (555 Hamiltion Street, 687-1345), until
February 1st.
New Visions, serigraphs by Susan A. Point, Coast
Salish Artist, at the UBC Museum of Anthropology, until March 30th.
Free Admissions, new sculpture by Ray Reedyk,
at the Pitt International Gallery (36 Powell Street),
until February 8th.
In Grand Perspective: Large Format Polaroids,
at Presentation House (333 Chesterfield, 396-1351),
until February 23rd.
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Rambo, an inspiring film presented by the UBC
Film Society, in the SUB Auditorium, until January
26th, at 7:00 and 9:30 p.m.
Trial Run, at the Ridge (3131 Arbutus, 738-6311),
at 7:30 and 9:30 p.m.
The White Rose/A Love in Germany, at the
Hollywood (3123 W. Broadway, 738-3211), at 7:30
and 9:30 p.m.
Le Bel/Diva, at the Vancouver East Cinema
(7th and Commercial), 7:15 and 9:15 p.m.
Stop Making Sense, at the Vancouver East
Cinema, January 24th at 11:30 p.m.
Runaway Train, at the Dunbar (4555 Dunbar,
224-7252), at 7:30 and 9:30 p.m.
WatiC
Moev, in performance at the Luvafair (1275
Seymour Street), January 30th, at 9:00 p.m.
Bart ok Quartet, presented by the Friends of
Chamber Music, at the Queen Elizabeth Playhouse
(tickets at VTC), January 28th at 8:30 p.m.
Anger/Higbie/Marshall/Manring, performing
"Jaz2grass", at Robson Square Media Centre
(tickets at Black Swan or Zulu), January 28th at 8:00
p.m.
Anton Kuerti, this pianistic genius performs
Beethoven et al, at Koerner Recital Hall (734-2301),
January 29th, at 7:30 p.m.
Kendra and Co, at the Landmark Jazz Bar (Robson at Nicola), until the 25th.
Two Sides to the Wind, a collection of the
ethereal, the spiritual, and the baser human instincts,
presented by UBC Dance Horizons, at the Centen-
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THE    UBYSSEY
Page 11
Prez to go?
Kwantlen College's faculty
association says the administration
president of five years has hurt
morale there and should not be
reappointed.
Sixty members of the college
faculty voted overwhelmingly
Wednesday for a motion of non-
confidence in Kwantlen administration president Tony Wilkinson and
urged the college board to "inquire
into relations between faculty and
administration at the college," said
faculty association president Geoff
Dean.
Kwantlen is one of B.C.'s larger
community colleges with nearly
4000 students and 240 full and part-
time faculty at two campuses in
Surrey and one in Richmond.
"Mr. Wilkinson's style of
management hasn't encouraged
faculty input into decision
making," said Dean, adding the top
down style of management has
created an atmosphere of distrust at
the college.
He said programs like university
preparation and basic education are
being dropped at the college in
favour   of   strictly   career   and
technology related courses.
"Mr. Wilkinson has made the
college serve federal training needs
instead of community needs," said
Dean. "The balance has been
warped away from the community's
desires."
He said no specific inspired the
faculty move but they knew Wilkinson's appointment was coming up
for review.
"Seven or eight months ago, I informed the board that we had a
very serious morale problem here,"
he said, adding "We haven't seen
much change."
Wilkinson refused to comment
Thursday.
Kwantlen college board chair
David Penn said an ad-hoc faculty
group presented a non-confidence
motion to the board Jan. 17. He added Wilkinson's appointment is up
for renewal at a Feb. 13 board
meeting.
"We're aware of general concerns among faculty," he said.
"It's really premature for the board
to say anything."
NEW
RETURN POLICY
On Course Books
• Course books bought for
Second Term courses may
be returned for full refund
any time up to January
31st (the ten-day rule has
been eliminated).
• Books must be unmarked
and in saleable-as-new condition.
• Returns will NOT be accepted without the original
SALES RECEIPT.
After January 31st all sales of
course books will be NON-
RETURNABLE.
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A DANCE FOR WOMEN
come dance away those
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SATURDAY, JAN. 25
8:00 P.M.
Party Room, SUB
Admission: $3 - $4
Refreshments Available
Le Club Francais D'UBC is inviting anyone interested in wyne,
cheese, dancing, and french to
their biggest dance of the year, "La
Superbe Soiree", Saturday,
January 25, 8 p.m. at L'Alliance
Francaise, 6161 Cambie St., Vancouver. Tickets: $5 members, $6
non members are available at the
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THE    UBYSSEY
Friday, January 24, 1986
Rowers race well
This past weekend, UBC rowers
did well in the 1986 indoor
ergometer race at Vancouver Rowing Club.
Athletes from across Canada,
now training in Vancouver and Victoria, were timed over a five mile
distance measured on the
ergometer. The competition was
divided into three categories for
men and women — open,
lightweight, and novice — to allow
for the wide range of ability
amongst the athletes.
UBC's Trish Eccles (9:39) was
third in the women's open, followed by Leslie Kalyk (9:43).
In the women's novice event,
Kathleen Heddle finished first
(9:38), followed by Diane Seymour
(10:00) and Erin Campbell (10:13).
The men's novice event was won by
Don Irving (8:17) and Mike Rascher
finished in (8:20) with Jeff Harris
finishing third (8:33). The six
novice placers were from UBC.
The final event of the day, the
men's open event, was won by
Bruce Ford in 7:53 followed by
Pave Ross (7:54) and Paul Steele
(7:56). The lightweight category
was won by Jay Shearer (8:47) with
Ross Langford (8:54), Mike Grigg
(8:56) and Greg Tucker (8:56)
finishing closely behind. The next
action for the CREW will be a fund
raising row down at False Creek this
Saturday.
UBC takes
silver medal
in volleyball
By LOUISE PANZIERA
A silver medal was brought home
by the UBC Women's Volleyball
Team from the University of Alber-
ta's invitational tournament
January 17-19.
The Thunderbirds knew they
were off to a good start when they
took Lakeland College three games
straight, 15-7, 15-10, and 15-12.
The strongest team of the tournament was the Calgary Volleyball
Club and they won over UBC with a
score of 15-6, 15-9 and 15-3. The
fourth game was against the
University of Lethbridge and again
UBC came out ahead with scores of
16-14, 16-14, 12-15, 13-15 and
15-13.
Tara Senft came out of the game
with a high total of 43 kills.
Kelli Wright contributed a strong
seventeen kills as well as Christiane
Martin with 12. The team total
came out to 98 kills.
Hitting wasn't the only thing that
scored as Tara Senft had ten stuff
blocks and Trina Hewlett had
twelve stuff blocks. The last game
of the round robin tournament was
played against the home team, the
University of Alberta. UBC won
12-15, 15-9, 15-13, 15-8. Tara Senft
had 29 kills and Liza Snoeck had six
stuff blocks.
UBC and the Calgary Volleyball
Club played in the gold medal final
with Calgary coming on top 15-9,
15-11, 6-15, 15-8. The University of
Alberta came fourth with
Lethbridge taking home the bronze.
In the final game Tara Senft had
18 kills and Trina Hewlett
had nine. It was no surprise when
UBC's Tara Senft and Kelli Wright
received tournament all-stars. Both
played hard and strong in every
game of the tournament, and their
all-stars were well deserved. UBC
has made some big changes since
September, and with the Canada
West Playoffs coming up on March
1, this silver medal is just the beginning.
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IAN McKERLICK FINISHING fourth in the men's open ergometer race
with a time of 7:59. Too bad it's not good enough to make the story.
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