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Array 'VR gets shutdown notice
THS UBYSSEY
Vol. IV, No. 37 VANCOUVER, B.C., THURSDAY, JANUARY 17, 1974
48    228-2301
—marise savaria photo
FREAKY DISPLAY in fine arts gallery gets once over from lonely lady. Display is part of 477-74-7, an
exhibition of work of seven fine arts professors. It runs to Feb. 15 in basement of main library.
AMS faces big question
How should the Alma Mater Society council serve
students?
That was the question which surfaced Wednesday
night as councillors disagreed on their authority to
support motions from last October's National Union
of Students conference in Edmonton dealing with
•condemnation of Chile's military junta, repealing
abortion laws and supporting boycotts against food
processing firms which show anti-labor tendencies.
"I object to the whole tone of the junta motion,"
said treasurer John Wilson. "I don't think this is what
the NUS should get involved in."
Wilson said he particularly objected to the clause
that the NUS lobby with administrations of post-
secondary institutions across Canada to suspend fees
for Chilean students currently studying in Canada.
But other members in council, including president
Brian Loomes and coordinator Joanne Lindsay felt it
was the function of the executive to get involved in
precisely such matters.
Loomes said refugees from Chile are arriving in
Canada with no money and need some support.
The motion to condemn the military junta was
eventually defeated. But motions to advocate repeal
of abortion laws and support the boycott were passed
after discussion.
In other business, council approved the motion that
further conferences of the Nation Union of Students
be provided in hotels not owned by International
Telephone and Telegraph because of the attempt the
ITT has made at bribing the American Central Intelligence Agency to overthrow the Marxist government in Chile two years ago.
The last NUS conference was held in the Sheraton
Caravan in Edmonton, a hotel owned by ITT.
Alma Mater Society council Wednesday night gave UBC radio
station CYVR one week to get permission from the Canadian
Radio-Television Commission to continue operating or else shut
down.
CYVR has been operating illegally since the CRTC changed
its regulations to require close circuit radio stations to have a
licence.
A license application is pending, but it may not go through
until late February.
AMS treasurer John Wilson told
council the CRTC could shut down
the station in the interim and seize
the equipment.
Wilson said seizure is unlikely
but agreed with a motion by law
representative Gordon Turriff that
CYVR should first get CRTC
permission to continue operating
while the license application is
pending.
Council passed Turriff's motion
including an amendment from
Wilson that CYVR be given one
week's grace in which to secure
CRTC approval.
Dean
fears
students
Commerce rep Mike Andruff
charged Turriff "with making a
mountain out of a mole hill."
Turriff replied council has the
habit of assuming the things it does
are not of far reaching importance
though in fact they are.
"This is serious," Turriff said.
"There is a lot of equipment there
and it might be seized. We tend to
assume things are mole hills —
sometimes they are actually
mountains."
Earlier Wednesday, CYVR vice-
president John Nixon told The
Ubyssey that the radio is operating
an illegal transmitter.
"CYVR is currently operating an
unlicensed carrier system transmitting by wire to Totem park and
Vanier residences," Nixon said.
"Hopefully, we will soon be
hooked up to the new Gage
residences."
Nixon said the broadcasts can be
received at 650 on AM dials. "It's
only a 20-watt transmitter," he
said. "Its range barely extends
beyond the buildings we transmit
to.",
Nixon expressed fear that
disclosure of their system could
jeopardize their upcoming application for a carrier current
licence.
The Canadian Radio and
Television Commission, the
licensing body, is holding hearings
in Vancouver March 11. CYVR will
then make an application for a
carrier current licence. Nixon said
until CYVR receives a licence its
equipment could theoretically be
seized.
"But this is unlikely," he said.
AMS treasurer John Wilson said
Wednesday the operation is only
technically illegal.
"The application is a mere
formality," he said. "The federal
department of communications in
Vancouver doesn't know anything
about carrier current systems
anyway."
Wilson told The Ubyssey a story
shouldn't be printed without
consulting CYVR president Bill
Nicholson.
"I've had lots of dealings with
him," he said. Wilson said he didn't
know who CYVR vice-president
John Nixon is.
A communications department
spokesman in Vancouver said he
was aware that CYVR was doing
"something" at UBC.
"But we don't know whether or
not they are operating a carrier
current system," he said.
But Wilson told The Ubyssey
Ottawa does know about it.
When asked what the DOC would
do if it knew CYVR was operating
illegally, the spokesman said it
would ask the station to apply for a
licence.
"We know they are in the process
of submitting an application," he
said.
Only 30 graduate students will
vote in their faculty's meetings
because graduate studies dean
Patrick McTaggart-Cowan fears
more might dominate his 1,200
faculty members.
UBC senate agreed to half its
five-per-cent minimum student
representation requirement
Wednesday because Cowan insisted that the 60 students permitted could outnumber faculty at
poorly-attended meetings.
Cowan said faculty meeting
attendance varies from 30 to 150
faculty members with average
turnout about 60.
"I'm acting on instruction of my
faculty members and we are
concerned that faculty should
predominate at these meetings,"
Cowan said.
The graduate student association
presented a position paper to
senate urging senate to be consistent to its guidelines and defeat
Cowan's motion, saying the
guidelines do not make allowance
for poor faculty presence at
meetings but rather set down the
precentage of students eligible to
attend faculty meetings.
Student senator Graham Burns
agreed and said "any other dean
could have brought up this
problem. But I think attendance is
not a matter for senate but for
individual faculties to be concerned about."
Cowan's motion carried by a
vote of 31 to 25.
No motion was passed saying
whether the GSA or the registrar
conduct elections but Cowan said
he would consult the GSA
executive as to how elections
should take place.
Senate also voted to set up a
committee to look into ways of
increasing enrolment of women
students and especially in faculties
such as forestry and engineering
where few women are enrolled.
Senate also passed a motion to
decrease the length of summer
session from seven to six weeks.
In presenting the motion,
summer session director Norm
Watt said the number of class
hours would not decrease but
remain relatively equivalent to
those of winter session.
Watt said he did not think a drop
in standards would result from the
shorter length because required
reading before the session begins
would offset students' objections of
not having enough time to digest
the course material.
Arts dean Doug Kenny said his
faculty members oppose the
shorter session on the grounds
most students would not do the pre-
reading, would not have proper
tirne to understand course
materials and standards would
drop.
Under the new system however
faculties will have the option of
having their courses run seven
instead of six weeks. Page 2
THE       UBYSSEY
Thursday, January 17,  1974
Law students take case
for marks in course
Law students representing the
Georgia Straight in the recent
distribution dispute with the Alma
Mater Society were presenting
their case as a project for a civil
liberties course, student Rick
Ballantyne said Wednesday.
"The AMS Oct. 3 decision to seize
and ban the Straight on campus is
a   civil   liberties   issue,"   said
Ballantyne, law 3. "Randy Fied
and I undertook the case as a
project relating to the civil
liberties course."
Ballantyne said students should
act within powers given them and
as the AMS exceeded those bounds
we decided to present an opposition
case.
"The fact that law students will
Straight to dump rags
only at UBC campus
Renewed free distribution of the
Georgia Straight's special
university edition will be confined
to the UBC campus, publisher Dan
McLeod said Wednesday.
McLeod told The Ubyssey the
edition would not be delivered to
the various schools and colleges in
the Lower Mainland as attempted
with 25,000 copies in October, and
would be limited to 13,000 copies,
due to disputes with other student
societies. He said he has been
trying to contact student societies
at Simon Fraser University and
the British Columbia Institute of
Technology. Straights were also
dropped off at Douglas College and
Vancouver City College.
"We plan to contact them all
over a period of time to discuss our
distribution on the campuses," he
said. "But we'll wait until after
we've started at UBC." He said
the distribution would continue
within the month.
The Alma Mater Society agreed
Tuesday their constitution gave
them no justification for the Oct. 3
seizure of 13,000 copies because
they did not have the right to
control non-AMS members.
The AMS used this bylaw to
authorize seizure of 13,000
Straights fearing they would
drastically cut into The Ubyssey's
ad revenue.
be marked for their work on the
Straight issue is irrelevant," said
Ballantyne.
"We could have taken any
position we wanted on the case. We
will be marked on our research,
not our opinions," he said.
Bill Black, professor of the
course, confirmed Ballantyne's
view.
"I could hardly mark students on
the side they represented as a
teacher in a civil liberties course.
Students will be marked on their
case research," he said.
"Many students present cases I
disagree with," added Black.
"This cannot be the basis of their
mark."
The fact the agreement made
Tuesday with the AMS conceding
the society's lack of control over
non-members distributing
publications on campus was an out
of court decision has no bearing on
the law students' marks Black
said.
For Gerry Owen and Terry
Stewart, two third-year law
students representing the AMS
side, no marks were involved.
"We didn't do it as a project but
because no one else would
represent the AMS," said Stewart.
"Our efforts were completely
gratuitous."
Grads to hit AMS for $$
This year's graduating students
can get a refund on their $5 pool fee
which means the Alma Mater
Society will pay back up to $20,000
from its pool fund.
An AMS spokesman said Wednesday the refund was promised
when students voted in favor of the
pool in an October, 1972 referendum.
In the referendum, which passed
by a narrow vote, students
authorized up to $925,000 of their
funds — one third of the total cost
—- be to build the covered pool.
The spokesman said the promise
was made because graduating
students would never have a
chance to use the pool.
But he admitted third-year
students would also not have a
chance to use the pool since it is not
being built as soon as was expected.
"I sympathize with them," he
said. "But we don't really have to
return any of this money. We're
returning it to the graduating
students only because we promised
to do so."
He said the pool could conceivably be finished within a year
but he expected it would take two
years. Last week the same
spokesman told The Ubyssey the
pool would be completed in only.
one year.
"We want to do an architectural
design competition and we'll have
to stipulate requirements for the
design first," he said.
Students wanting a refund can go
to the AMS business offices where
they will be required to sign a
form. The money will be returned
approximately three weeks later
after a check is made with the
registrar to prove whether the
person requesting the refund if
actually graduating or not.
Registrar   Jack   Parnall   said
about 4,000 will graduate in 1974.
Straight signs
more visible
Conventional black and white horizontal signs are six times more
visible than the current vertical markers, a member of the UBC
research graphics committee said Wednesday.
Last January Ray Corteen, an associate psychology professor, spent
two weeks studying the vertical signs. The results were given to committee head Richard Seaton several months ago, but Corteen has heard
nothing since.
He said his work was shown to a Vancouver consulting firm, but he
was not told what action if any, was being taken.
But Seaton said Wednesday the committee's report is nearly finished.
He said consultants are studying the northwest corner of UBC and he
would make a complete statement of the committee's work in a week.
"Our study showed the obvious," said Corteen, "The signs aren't very
visible.
Seaton said the graphics committee was formed to deal specifically
with the signs and will be disbanded after it completes its studv
1st Annual Exhibition
Jan. 13-19
AMS
cpiiotosoc
S.U.B. Art Gallery Admission: Free
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Ralph S. Plant Limited
will conduct
Campus Interviews —
Tuesday, Jan. 22
If you are graduating this year in Commerce or Forestry and are
interested in a career in
Wholesale Lumber Marketing.
see the Office of Student Services
for an appointment time.
THE SASKATCHEWAN DEPARTMENT
OF FINANCE WILL BE RECRUITING
ON YOUR CAMPUS JANUARY 30 & 31
Employment opportunities exist in the Budget Bureau, (Program
Evaluation Unit), the Management Improvement Branch and the
Tax and Fiscal Policy Branch.
New appointees usually commence employment in the Budget
Bureau which is the staff agency to Treasury Board, the financial
and management committee of Cabinet.
The work involves program evaluation and policy analysis which
is challenging, rewarding and responsible. This is a unique
opportunity for those graduates wishing to embark on a career in
the public sector.
Applications are invited from graduates (Baccalaureate -
honours, Masters or Doctoral) from all disciplines although some
preference is given to those graduating in Commerce,
Administration and Economics. Baccalaureate graduates must
have an average of at least 70%.
Please forward applications no later than January 25 to:
Mr. D. M. Wallace, Director,
The Budget Bureau,
Department of Finance,
Legislative Buildings,
Regina, Saskatchewan.
Interviewees will be notified upon receipt of application.
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Before January 21,1974 Thursday, January 17, 1974
THE      UBYSSEY
Page 3
Important, human
course gets praise
from profs, students
The new accredited women's studies program may just be one of the most
successful academic innovations UBC has ever seen.
That's the opinion of Annette Kolodny, one of the four faculty members who
teach the women's studies courses.
Her students agree.
"Important", "meaningful", "so much more human", "so much more
superior", were phrases used again and again by students in describing their
response to the program.
To Kolodny the long fight to get the program approved was worth it.
The roots of U B C 's accredited women's
studies program go back as far as 1971-72. In
that year the first non-accredited women's
studies program of weekly evening lectures
began.
Finally in response to repeated and
continual demand from students Jean Elder
of the history department was asked to
contact anyone interested in setting up a
program. The fight had just begun.
Four profs start up
Four faculty members, Kolodny, Helga
Jacobson and Dorothy Smith from the anthropology-sociology department, and
Meredith Kimball from the psychology
department took on the massive task of
organizing the program and getting it approved.
"By the end of the summer, meeting 10 to
15 hours a week the four of us had put
together a very good interdisciplinary
program," said Kolodny.
"It actually worked out very well. We
found our disciplines were very compatible.
We found we were able to examine subjects
from different perspectives. They enlarged
each other."
The next task was to get the new program
approved.
The program eventually passed through
13 committees all told from the department
level to the senate, Kolodny said.
"Believe me it was the most exhausting
year I have ever had," she said.
The main stumbling block? "Most of our
colleagues knew nothing about women's
studies and didn't want to know anything,"
she said.
Two things saved the program, Kolodny
said. Student support remained strong.
Students were involved in all aspects of the
By ROBIN BURGESS
organization and planning of the program.
Simultaneously the program received a
great deal of good publicity including a
public statement of support from education
minister Eileen Dailly.
Approval came at last.
Then, during the summer the four faculty
members met to iron out the kinks, arrange
the program lecture schedule and draw up
the reading list.
"We looked at every new book that came
out," said Kolodny. "Remember too we
were all carrying full time programs at the
same time."
The women's studies program was offered
in the fall of 1973 for the first time.
Most of the students in the program are
enrolled in women's studies 222, a three unit
inter-disciplinary lecture series plus one of
four seminars: Women's Studies 224,
"Women in Literature"; Psychology 417,
"Psychology of Sex Roles"; Anthropology
222; or Sociology 222.
The program is not a series of courses on
women's liberation, Kolodny said.
"The credit course should not be thought
of as either a consciousness-raising experience or as a form for political action,"
the program brochure says. "While the
courses will certainly broaden the students'
perspective with regard to a number of
related social and political issues the
primary emphasis will be on critical
evaluation and original research,
examining the role, function and literary
expression of women in this society and
others."
Students are not all members of the
women's movement but in fact represent a
variety of backgrounds and attitudes, she
explained.
Men a minority
One quarter to one third of the students
enrolled in the program are men.
Kolodny says she sees women's studies as
fulfilling two important functions.
"First of all it serves a compensatory
function. It allows students to look at new
material in a new and unbiased way.
"Secondly by introducing new material into
students lives it gradually forces the other
disciplines to enlarge their boundaries."
For example, in the realm of literature,
said Kolodny, many important authors are
ignored by academic circles often because
they are women who tried daring experiments and were forced out of print for
their presumption.
"The object of "women's studies is to
teach us how to read women properly
without bias — to read each thing in and of
STUDY GROUP . . . Kolodny (left) leads small seminar
itself with preconceptions. At the same time
another object is to give both men and
women a sense of the contributions women
have made to western culture."
There seems to be little doubt — in the
minds of students anyway — the program
has been overwhelmingly successful.
A recent meeting of the seminar group
examining "Women in Literature" under
Kolodny's direction demonstrated just how
successful.
The fourteen students participating in the
seminar were all vocal and articulate. No
one sat back. With a minimum of direction
from Kolodny the students examined the
poem "He is a strange biological
phenomenon" and after a fast-paced exchange of ideas came to some solid conclusions about Atwood's meaning and
motives. It was an impressive demonstration of what high quality teaching and
learning is all about.
Analysis different
"The method of analyzing things in this
course, the whole approach is totally different," was the way one woman put it.
One of the men explained the course has
actually had a considerable effect on his
attitudes outside the classroom particularly
towards women. All the students enrolled in
women's studies were asked to fill out
questionnaires on the program near the
beginning of the year.
Andrew Pavey, a fourth year philosophy
student said he enrolled in the course
, because he saw it as offering a chance "to
learn about something that was for once
important and relevant to the world in which
I live" and "to find out about a world of
which I knew nothing."
Louise Trusler, a second year student,
said she saw the course as an opportunity of
investigating "the historical and cultural
situation of my Sex" and gaining "the skills
necessary to acquire insight into myself and
thereby tap my full woman potential."
"Where do we go from here?" is, not
surprisingly, the main question in the minds
of faculty and students. The students and
faculty members involved in the women's
studies program want the program to be
expanded to include more courses, particularly at the third and fourth year level
and other disciplines. The goal for the future
is an inter-disciplinary women's studies
major program.
As one student wrote: "It would be insane
not to expand a program which concern
such a vitally necessary new orientation
that our society needs . . . There is so much
to be done if any change in women's position
is to be brought about. Education should be
nurturing that change as best it can." Page 4
THE       UBYSSEY
Thursday, January 17,  1974
Round iron not the war
The Georgia Straight has won the first
round of its battle to establish a free
university edition but as Alma Mater Society'
president Brian Loomes said Tuesday, the
weekly hasn't won the war.
The AMS agreed before a student court
hearing Tuesday that it has no power, under
the society's constitution, to regulate the
activities of non-members. But Loomes
emphasizes that there may be other means
of keeping the Straight from distributing
free on campus.
The Ubyssey still supports some sort of
ban on the free paper because it would
aggrandize the revenue of the profit-making
Straight at the expense of a non-profit
student service, The Ubyssey.
However there is no immediate need to
implement one of the alternate bans, such as
utilizing AMS property rights or asking for
board of governors support (a highly
unlikely prospect) because the Straight is in
difficulty brought on by a recent fine.
Until then we would like to set straight
some allegations Straight owner Dan
McLeod made Tuesday.
We have not urged students to steal the
Straight nor would we.
Our opposition to the Straight campus
edition is not based on jealousy of its
"quality" nor distaste for its conflicting
policies. We have the word of our advertising
manager, who we have come to trust, that
our advertising revenue would be hurt by the
free edition.
It is apparent to us that there is a
limited pool of youth-oriented advertising
and if the Straight's is to increase to meet
the cost of 25,000 free copies, which
McLeod admits it must, it will have to come
from The Ubyssey.
McLeod is not adopting the university
edition out of devotion to his readership. He
freely admits it is a big risk (economically).
While the Straight is a money-making
enterprise it is also struggling and can hardly
afford the risk if it weren't possible to make
money on it.
Therefore, as we've said before, it would
be wrong for his money-making scheme to
hurt what is clearly a non-profit service to
the students of UBC.
Why do you think they call it dope?
Letters
Gay
Re: The Page Friday cover
cartoon and feature on the Vancouver gay community (The
Ubyssey, Jan. 11).
Gays are oppressed by society in
many ways. We are ignored,
ridiculed, persecuted. Our
behavior is judged degenerate and
sick. We are kept isolated from one
another by a conspiracy of silence.
One of the ways in which we are
oppressed is by caricature in the
media. Homosexuality is viewed as
an oddity for the titillation of
straight audiences. We are exotic,
amusing, curious.
In this regard we find very little
difference between the establishment press and alternate or
student publications like the The
Ubyssey. It is certainly no coincidence that The Ubyssey placed
its first major coverage of gay
people in the entertainment section.
There is, abstractly, nothing
wrong with printing material
dealing with the gay clubs as an
entertainment feature. But not
when it is gay people themselves
who are the subject of the "entertainment".
Beginning with Jim Millar's
graphic on the cover: It would be
hard to visualize anything more
offensive, bigoted and calculated
to insult and ridicule UBC's largest
minority group.
Every vicious myth and
stereotype about gays is present in
Millar's drawing. We are depicted
as bizarre beings. Misshapen
anatomy is draped with frilly
clothes and grotesque jewellry.
Serpentine figures make lewd
gestures and limp wrists clasp
French poodles.
It is shocking that such bigoted
rubbish was not vetoed by the
editors. Printing such a cover to go
with an article on gay clubs is like
using a graphic of Little Black
Sambo picking cotton for an article
on Soul Food restaurants.
The grotesque verges on the
libellous by the identification of
one of Millar's fanciful creates as a
UBC student. On a sign in the
background are the words "blue
room" — the arts I building blue
room, where gay people of UBC
holds its socials. Not content to
insult the 10 per cent of the campus
population that is gay, he must also
direct himself against a specific
organization. We expect an
apology from Mr. Millar for
drawing, and from the Page
Friday editors for printing, such an
objectionable caricature.
As for Stephen Morris' article:
As we said, there is nothing wrong
with printing material dealing with
gay clubs as an entertainment
feature. However, due to the social
role of gay clubs (more of this
later) it is, in practice, very difficult to avoid dealing with "the
plight of the homosexual in Vancouver, . . . (or) an account of the
nature of homosexuality" in such
an article, as Stephen Morris
claims to do in his "Clubbing it:
Safe and Secure".
A minority of the article is, indeed, a description of the gay clubs
and of the entertainment provided
at them — although even here, the
author dwells on the most sensational, prurient and sordid
aspects of these institutions. Was
it, for example, really necessary to
describe someone urinating in
public at the beginning of your
article?
And despite your stated intentions, the majority of the piece
has little to do with the (rather
bleak) entertainment world of the
gay clubs. The article is full of
sociological generalizations, some
merely inaccurate, others grossly
prejudicial toward gays, as well as
a couple of comments that can only
be classified as bigotry.
First off, the article is based on a
false premise: that is, that gay
clubs, like straight clubs, are
places of entertainment. They are
not. They are the institutions of a
ghetto. Society creates the ghetto
by forbidding any visible
manifestation of love between
members of the same sex. The
clubs are the only places (until the
advent of gay liberation, that is)
where we can go to socialize, be
ourselves and meet other gays.
Your article, by basically not
recognizing this fact (aside from a
few token references), and by
treating the clubs as a side show
around which a titillating article
can by constructed, is perforce
presumptuous, superficial and
anti-gay. It is as if you wrote an
article describing Indian Reservations as being, at root, pleasant,
curious places for Sunday strolls.
Your descriptions of the clubs
are exaggerated and frequently
inaccurate. You seem intent on
playing up the image of (anti-
heterosexual) conspiracy and
decadence. The point is this: No
one is denying the faults of the
clubs — as we said, they are institutions of the ghetto, and
combine all the elements of fur-
tiveness, distorted relations and
despair that the ghetto engenders.
What we are criticizing is your
failure to adequately explain these
qualities and to explain them as
being the product pf social oppression. Instead, you describe
them and embellish them in what
THE UBYSSEY
"\
JANUARY 17, 1974
Published Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays throughout the
university* year by the Alma Mater Society of the University of
B.C. Editorial opinions are those of the writer and not of the AMS
or the university administration. Member, Canadian University
Press. The Ubyssey publishes Page Friday, a weekly commentary
and review. The Ubyssey's editorial offices are located in room
241K of the Student Union Building.
Editorial departments, 228-2301; Sports, 228-2305; advertising,
228-3977.
Co-editors: Vaughn Palmer, Michael Sasges
Dutchland, Dutchland uber alles, sang the mass who coyly consisted
of: choir leader Jake van der Kamp, Vaughn Palmer, Marise Savaria, Ryon
Guedes, Ken Dodd, Gary Coull, Mike Sasges, Denlse Massey, Peter
Cummings, Maurice Bridge, Rick Lymer, Alan Dorree, Ralph Maurer, Peter
Leibik, Robin Burgess, Doug Rushton, Mark Buckshon and Dru Spencer.
So gather together and sing a song, Dutchland belongs to me. Fatherland,
fatherland . . .
could be compared to a travelogue
of an exotic land — in order to
satisfy the prurient interest of a
straight audience.
Perhaps we can chalk up your
approach to ignorance, as you are,
apparently, a heterosexual.
Certainly a whirlwind tour of the
clubs does not enable anyone to
write an intelligent article about
them (or even about the "entertainment" aspect of them,
which, as we said, you did not
succeed in separating from
general commentary).
However, certain references you
make convince us that your
problem is not simple ignorance.
We are referring to your comments
about two female impersonators in
the Thunderbird's drag show.
"Neither of them dress in drag off
the stage. They are entertainers,
not freaks." There is a word for
this — bigotry. The fact that you
(correctly) pointed out that
transvestism and homosexuality
are two separate phenomena does
not give you license to condemn
cross-dressers. Remember that
society condemns transvestites for
the same reason it does
homosexuality: Such behavior is
"aberrent" and violates social
norms. By condemning one group
(cross-dressers) for not conforming to your own lifestyle is, by
implication, condemning other
groups (such as gays) who also
don't live the way you do.
And finally this: "Where do the
old fags go? I don't really know."
The last line of any article sums it
up. This was presumably your
intention here. You just wanted to
make sure the folks knew where
you really stood (wouldn't want
'em to think I'm one of them, God
forbid!)
The outrage of the fact that "old
fag" is quite analagous to "old
nigger" is not lessened by passing
the statement off as a quote from a
certain "QQ". Carrying the
"nigger" analogy further, accepting "QQ" as an expert on gay
clubs is quite similar to asking
Uncle Tom about his knowledge of
the plantation. Anyone who has
glanced at "QQ" 's column in the
Georgia Straight and has the
slightest sense of awareness is
struck not only by its literary
crudity but by its reactionary,
ghetto-oriented content. "QQ" is,
indeed, one of those many "Uncle
Toms" found in any oppressed
group who tacitly accept their
oppression    and    believe    the
destructive myths society creates
about them.
For example. " 'The advantage
of the heterosexual is that he/she
meets Mr/Mz (sic) Right, and a
permanent relationship can be
made. The male homosexual does
not generally do this. Every night
is mating night. ... To meet the
competition in the meat market,
the homosexual is a sucker for all
the fads. Diets, clothes, jewellry,
anything which will make him
more attractive to a potential
lover.' "
Exactly what society wants us to
believe about ourselves.
Promiscuous, flighty, frilly.
Society says we are incapable of
forming permanent relationships,
simply because society does not
accept such relationships as valid.
Unstable and lascivious, we are
condemned to a limbo of one-night
stands — says society. And "QQ"
believes it. So, apparently, does
Stephen Morris, as he quotes this in
his concluding paragraphs. In any
case, it is certainly the image he
wants fixed in his readers' minds
when they put down the paper.
Such vicious generalizations are
true of only a small percentage of
those gays who attend clubs, who,
themselves, constitute only a small
percentage of the gay population.
The clubs aren't filled with those
living happy lives with their lovers
— they have no need to go there.
And as for the "old fags" — where
do they go? Nowhere. Most spend
lives of quiet, lonely desperation,
as do most "young fags" and most
"fags" in general — thanks to the
efforts of society to keep us
isolated, guilt-ridden and self-
hating. Your article should have
made that point.
UBC gay people's alliance
Understanding does not
correlate with repetition. A
reporter observes and reports the
facts as he sees them. Clubs are
rather sensational and prurient; to
say otherwise is ludicrous.
However, I believe the division
between social and "entertainment
clubs a real one. The nature of the
article was not social oppression.
Such a topic deserves a different
treatment, I wrote. "Where do all
the fags go?" is a quotation from
Q.Q., and ties in with my general
observations of the club's youth
orientation. Furthermore, I see no
reason to defend Q.Q. His opinions
are authoritative and well-
founded, and his position in the
media   warrants   this   —   S.M. Thursday, January 17, 1974
THE      UBYSSEY
Page 5
Students maternity leave needed
Universities Act changes should
provide program flexibility, access
to on campus housing for part-time
students and maternity leave for
students and university employees, a women's action group
spokesman said Thursday.
Susan Wendell was speaking at
the first of four panel discussions
sponsored by the Alma Mater
Society on university reform. The
Dope
As members of the students for
the legalization of marijuana we,
as dope smokers, are confronted
with monolithic attitudes that force
us into a life of criminal
associations, constant frustration,
and brutish oppression.
This issue of The Ubyssey
contains a cartoon which
deliberately slanders and
misrepresents the already
beleaguered user. Jim Millar, in
representing the dope smoker, has
chosen to depict ne'er do wells,
low-lifes and street urchins
dressed in such outlandish garb as
embroidered jeans or ill-fitting T-
shirts, replete with pop culture
insignias.
This manifest display of
ignorance only serves to perpetuate current myths that lock the
user into a rigid and false "hippie"
stereotype. The Ubyssey, the official organ of the student body,
shows itself incapable of
disseminating even a seed of truth.
Marijuana users come from all
walks of life. Your vicious
generalizations are true of only a
small percentage of those users
who patronize our club. Thanks to
meetings are being held to
stimulate discussion among the
university community prior to
hearings at UBC next week of
defunct education commissioner
John Bremer's university
governance committee.
Wendell said she believes female
students who have to interrupt
their studies for childbirth and
rearing find it difficult to re-enter
the university under current
regulations. She said one solution
to this problem might be increased
provision for part-time and
evening study.
She also said women are
discriminated against under
present financial aid rules.
"Women students do not have
same access to financial aid as
men. The highest priority should
Letters
senseless cartoons like Millar's,
smokers will continue to be refused
a chance in such basic occupations
as banking, law, medicine and
undertaking.
Jim Millar
[no relation]
Smoke
This is a follow-up on the
classroom smoking restriction that
you adversely editorialized upon at
the end of term last December. In a
letter of mine, that you were fair
enough to print, I defended my
anti-smoking stand.
You may recall that I did not
accept the implication in your
editorial that any attempt to ban
smoking reflected the Gauleiter
mentality of certain professors
sadistically exulting in the chance
to deprive student smokers of a
basic right, namely, to smoke
whenever they feel like it. I moved
my objection to classroom
smoking to the area, essentially, of
civil liberties: the right of those
citizens who do not smoke to have
their basic right to clean air
respected by those citizens who
thoughtlessly pollute the air of
others by their smoking habit.
It may interest you to know that
anti-pollution progress on the
campus is, in fact, currently being
made. At the last meeting of the
university senate, for example, a
motion to ban smoking was passed.
Following this, similar action was
taken by the faculty of graduate
studies. Then at last week's
meeting of the faculty of arts, Dean
Doug Kenny began proceedings
with a request that members
refrain from smoking. On these
last two occasions (where I was
present) no howls of protest — no
screams of outrage — were heard
to issue from the mouths of the
smokers. Nor during the course of
either of these meetings did I
observe any smoker suffer the
anguished symptoms clinically
associated with withdrawal.
In each instance the scene was
one of academic calm. It was
immediately apparent that the
minority, i.e., the smokers, had
accepted the expression of the will
of the majority, i.e., the non-
smokers, with good grace. Another
step forward: A notice of motion
was tabled at the last meeting of
the faculty association. What
motion? Good! You've guessed it:
"Resolved that smoking be banned
at meetings of the faculty
association."
be given to women who otherwise
could not attend university."
Wendell said discrimination
could only be remedied "by
changing the heirarchical structure of the universities to increase
participation in their government
of students, low ranking teachers,
and non-academic citizens."
But her formal proposals, which
I intend now to wheel my white
charger around and gallop off on
another worthy cause. I will follow
fearlessly into the fray the standard of Robert Harlow and his sout
company, who proclaimed their
resolve to campaign against
commercial advertising on CBC
(The Ubyssey, Jan. 11). That
promises to be a bloodier battle.
J.A.Mcdonald
hispanic and Italian studies
Penpals
Would you please print this letter
in the University of B.C. student
newspaper?
I am looking for correspondence
from any young woman who would
care to correspond with a young
black male who is at the U.S.
federal prison at McNeil Island,
Wash., near Tacoma.
I      would      appreciate      if
correspondents would realize that
it is a very handsome young male
in containment.  I am  very  intelligent and the composer of many
poems. I will send a photograph.
Reginald Earl Bailey
No. 36982
U.S. Prison,
McNeil Island, Wash., U.S.A.
she said were "tentative" do not
suggest major changes in the
university structure. The board of
governors and senate would
remain, although senate would be
given more discretionary power
and the board would be required to
hold public meetings.
These proposals were different
from those of Svend Robinson, who
sat in the audience at the meeting.
Robinson has argued in senate for
a unicarmal government; that is, a
single governing body. Robinson
said he did not exactly agree with
Wagg's proposals.
Wendell said the women's
proposals would be combined with
those of the Association of
University and College Employees
and the arts undergraduate society
into a single brief for the provincial
committee.
Robinson and meeting chairman
Brian Loomes agreed their ideas
for university change were
becoming bogged down in the
present bureaucracy.
Robinson said arts students
proposals to senate for student
parity on department and faculty
committees were radically
modified so that, at the senate
meeting in December, students
asked for only 10 per cent
representation.
He said students really wanted
parity and will propose it to the
education commission but in
senate he found a situation where
"It was like you want four limbs
and the senate wants to give you
one or two."
Senate votes in December to give
only 5.8 per cent representation to
arts students on committees,
excluding voting on faculty appointment, tenure, scholarships,
and financial policy.
"That doesn't leave us very
much," Wendell said.
Each performance gloriously maniacal, each a tribute and an addition to the legend that he has already built and keeps on building.
The Killer Rocks On an album cover once testified, and he does just that. What you are seeing is one of the all-time greatest pure
characters of rock and roll. What Jerry Lee can convey with one casual, perfectly aimed kick at the keyboard or one sly wiggle of a
finger or one holler-breaking whoop of his voice is something scdres of other artists spend their lives trying to achieve, and never
quite do. Its all one big party... sheer delight... don't miss it...
The Province
16 January 1974
He remains one of the most exciting and talented artists in music today.
Billboard
10 November 1973
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Today & Tomorrow 'til 3:30
are your last chances to get
$3. student tickets
DON'T BE DISAPPOINTED Page 6
THE      UBYSSEY
Thursday, January 17, 1974
Hot flashes
Slide show
on women
A slide presentation of the
work of great women artists, both
past and present, will be shown at
8 p.m. Monday at the instructional resources centre.
The show will be conducted by
Karen Peterson and J. J. Wilson of
the women's studies program at
California State College.
Admission is free. For further
information contact the women's
office at 228-2082.
Citizenship
What is planetary citizenship?
What are its- advantages and
ramifications for earthlings? Jim
Voth discusses the question at
noon today in the Earthling
Survival Party's office in the fine
arts gallery, basement of the main
library.
ESP is one part of seven in the
current 477-74-7 show in the
gallery, featuring recent works by
professor in the bachelor of fine
arts program.
Gay struggle
Contemporary Society and the
Gay Struggle will be the topic of
discussion at a symposium to be
held January 24, in SUB clubs
room.
Jearld Moldenhauer, editor of
the Body Politic, Canada's largest
gay liberation newspaper, will be
the featured speaker. He is being
flown to Vancouver at Alma
Mater Society expense.
Also included in the panel are:
Gene Errington, a member of the
Human Rights Commission and
the British Columbia ombudswoman for the Status of Women
Council; Rev. Phillip Hewett of
the Unitarian Church; and
Maurice Flood, chairperson of the
Gay Alliance Toward Equality.
All are welcome to attend.
Housing
The Vanguard Forum will
present a panel discussion and
debate on the housing crisis at 8
p.m. Friday, 1208 Granville.
Speakers include: Michael
Eliot-Hurst, chairman of the geography department at Simon
Fraser University; UBC urban
geography student Barry Holmes,
chairman of the NDP Burrard
housing committee and; David
Robinson and Werner Steinmetz
from Vienna.
Photo show
UBC's photo society is holding
its first annual exhibition in the
SUB art gallery until Jan. 19.
The exhibition is free and open
daily from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and
7-9 p.m.
More buses
UBC is getting improved bus
service.
Municipal affairs minister Jim
Lorimer has promised three extra
trips will be added to the 46 UBC
Tween classes
TODAY
AMS EDUCATION COMMITTEE
Panel discussion of Senate Brief on
University     and     Bremer     Worker
Paper. See someone  in AMS exec.
office for details.
PHILOSOPHY STUDENTS' UNION
Meeting, noon Bu. 3259.
EDSA
Film series  "The Ascent of Man",
noon education 100.
FINE ARTS 477
Exhibition, noon, Fine Arts Gallery.
STUDENT LIBERALS
Gordon  Gibson  speaks, noon SUB
211.
UNIVERSITY CONCERT BAND
Concert, noon, old auditorium.
ECKANKAR
Discussion, noon, SUB 224.
ANTHRO-SOC
UNDERGRADUATE SOCIETY
Film   "Women  on  the March" and
discussion, noon, IRC lecture hall 5.
FINE ARTS GALLERY
Jim Voth discusses planetary citizenship, noon in Earthling Survival
Party office, fine arts gallery main
library basement.
CCF
Speaker on special topic, noon, SUB
215.
SPEAKEASY
General meeting of all volunteers,
noon, SUB 111.
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CAREER JOB OPPORTUNITIES
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A representative of Upjohn (a pharmaceutical company) will be
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MONDAY, JANUARY 21
This company is a well-established, ethical, pharmaceutical house. It offers
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professional people - physicians, pharmacists and hospital personnel. The
career offers a stimulating and interesting future. The positions are salaried,
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AVAILABLE AT THE PLACEMENT OFFICE
via Marine bus during the mid-
morning. One trip will start from
Joyce loop for students from
eastern Vancouver and South
Burnaby.
There will also be hourly
service from Alma along Spanish
Banks to UBC and back to Alma
via Chancellor, then down Tenth.
Both services will start Feb. 1.
Moliere
Moliere's classic comedy Misanthrope starts 8 p.m. Friday in
Freddy Wood Theatre and runs
nightly except Sundays to Jan.
26.
The play is directed by Donald
Soule and stars Robert Graham as
Alceste, the Misanthrope.
Jazz review
A traditional jazz revival will
swing in the UBC grad centre
ballroom Friday featuring the
Lions Gate jazz band.
Traditional action starts at 8
p.m. until? and admission is $1.
Full bar facilities will be available.
Marching
The anthropology-sociology
and psychiatry departments will
present the film Women on the
March Thursday noon in the
instructional resources centre.
TRAVEL
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Charter Flights to Europe
NOW AVAILABLE AT SPECIAL RATES TO
THE UNIVERSITY COMMUNITY
10% non-refundable deposit is all that is required to reserve your
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Association of Student Councils
Main Floor - S.U.B. 224-0111 or 224-3316
FRIDAY
WOMEN'S ACTION GROUP
Meeting, noon, SUB 205.
CAMPUS CRUSADE FOR CHRIST
AGAPE    life   meeting,   7:30    p.m.,
3886 West 14th.
YOUNG SOCIALISTS
Panel discussion on housing crisis, 8
p.m., 1208 Granville.
ALLIANCE FRANCAISE
Meeting, noon, IH lounge.
GRAD CENTRE
Jazz   night   with   Lions   Gate  Jazz
band, 8 p.m. in the Grad Centre.
JUDO CLUB
Practice,   4:30-6:30   p.m.,   in   War
Memorial gym.
EUS
Bee-bopping  dance with    Lyle and
the Group, happening around niniS'h
in SUB ballroom.
MONDAY
WOMEN'S OFFICE
Presentations on great women artists, both past and present, 8 p.m.,
IRC 3.
TUESDAY
GRAD CLASS
Grad   class  council   meeting,  noon,
student council chambers.
HISTORY STUDENTS'
ASSOCIATION
General   meeting,   noon,   Buchanan
2225.
SIMS
Group meditation, noon, SUB 213.
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MADMEN AND
SPECIALISTS
by Wole Soyinka
Directed by Helen Goodwin
JANUARY 23 - 26 8:00 p.m
Tickets: $2.50   Students: $1.25
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—greg osadchuk photo
BOB "HOT LIPS" McQUEEN EXPLODES with joy while his side kick and assistant Don Lyle watches. What
is it like to live in a quadrant with a couple of-pyromaniacs? Pretty hot. When these two aren't burning
supper they can usually be found sitting in the living room, a can of lighter fluid in one hand, a match in the
other, laughing at their fiery antics. Their favorite chant "Come on baby light my fire, try to set this quad on
fire," endears themselves to fellow residents. Anyone interested in joining these two, contact housing or the
fire department.
Courts provide trying time
By ALAN DOREE
I recently awoke in an operating
theatre to find Marcus Welby,
M.D. removing bills from my
wallet with his forceps.
"Where am I?" I asked.
"The Playboy Club, dummy. Lie
back and enjoy yourself, this
amputation won't take long."
"What happened?"
"I don't know," shrugged Welby.
"Whaddya take me for, a doctor or
something?"
"Wait, now I remember!
"I was walking through Stanley
Park, humming Vanderkhan's
747th symphony, when I was
mauled about the head and
knocked to my knees in a cloud of
dandruff. I turned to face my attacker, surprised at this aversion
to the great Antarctic composer,
and found he was small, round,
white and fuzzy.
"My assailant was obviously a
tennis ball, or a psychotic albino
peach. Running a program through
my portable IBM 6500, which I
push on log rollers wherever I go, I
found the odds highly favoring the
tennis ball.
"This came as a shock. After all,
how often do you get mugged by a
tennis ball?
"I knew then I had to take up
tennis in self-defence and to
prevent future attacks making
public the failure of my shampoo.
"Looking at nearby courts I saw
people defending themselves from
similar attacks with objects
resembling snowshoes. It didn't
look too hard, so I decided to get
brother Gary, who's defended
himself from tennis balls for years,
to teach me.
"With a professional eye and an
amateur pocketbook, he chose a
snowshoe and I hit the courts,
breaking two fingers on one hand.
"I threw up the ball and swung
with indecent grace and power for
a beginner, unfortunately missing
by six inches. As it bounced lower
and lower, I fanned the air
desperately, stopping only when I
splintered my snowshoe on the
asphalt. Meanwhile, Gary played
solitaire in his service court, obviously trying to psych me out.
"Finally, I hit the ball in an arc
over the net, 60 feet over the net
into another court. The Doree
Smash, as it's now known, came
grudgingly under control. Eventually, I fired the ball like a rocket,
straight up, but at least it came
down within Gary's half of the
court. His return left me to defend
myself against the mindless
savagery of a tennis ball in full
flight.
"Finding the book's section on
how to return any conceivable
shot, I followed the complex
footwork diagrams with rhythm
and style. I swung 30 seconds late,
but the clubhouse spectators voted
me best rhumba dancer of the
season.
"At last I made a return with my
snowshoe, at least, with its handle.
I gave the important follow-
through everything I had, bringing
the snowshoe down with shattering
impact on my left knee as a result.
"This produced a feeling that
could accurately be described as
blinding pain.
"I thought one return in a row
wasn't bad and showed my desire
to quit by whimpering and
screaming as I Uiy bleeding on the
court.
"Perhaps the best defence
against enraged tennis balls is to
go inside and play canasta," I said
as Welby stitched my empty wallet
together.
Sports flashes
Swimming
The UBC swim team came
second to the University of
Washington in Saturday's Tri-Meet
which was hosted by UBC.
UBC finished second with 62
points, well off the pace of 158 set
by the University of Washington.
Western Washington State
College finished a distant third
with only 21 points.
Pat Gilmore paced the Thunderbird team with a win in the 100
metre backstroke and a bronze in
the 200 metre individual medley.
Karen James, with a second and
two thirds, Jeanne Warren with
two thirds, and Susan Routtu with
a second, were individual standouts for UBC.
BasketbaU
The UBC Thunderettes basketball team took a pair of games
from the University of Lethbridge
Jan. 11 and 12.
The Thunderettes are now in
first place in their league with a 5-1
won-loss record.
HOCKEY
Super-League
Games every Thursday
Night — Main Rink
5:30 - 10:30
Come watch Intramural hochey
at its best.
GOYA!!
SP0R TS
Firemen light own
fuse in fiery display
By RICK LYMER
While most academics spend their spare time collecting stamps and
adding to their mother's coin collections the Ubyssey sports page has
uncovered the last or the first of the firebreathing students.
Bob McQueen, Don Lyle, and Pieter Campbell of Gage East 8th C-
quad who have their headquarters somewhere in Brock Towers spend
their time entertaining a poster of Einstein with a display of fireworks.
The apparatus is fairly simple. All that is needed is a can of Ron-
sonol lighter fluid, a pair of pliers and a match. The firebreather pulls
back his tongue and fills the hollow between the teeth and tongue then
spray it out over a match held with the pliers in an outstretched hand.
The spray has to be just right, however, as if it is too high the
spraying fluid won't ignite. If it is too low it goes over the hand of the
firebreather with a possibility of burns if the fluid catches fire.
Lyle said, "You don't really taste the lighter fluid although if you
hold it too long in your mouth your tongue begins to tingle."
When asked if any of them had been burned Campbell said none of
them very seriously although he once singed his hand when he tried to
blow it over a hand held match.
There are several problems in practising firebreathing in a room as
the carpet and one ashtray in particular have gotten a bit scorched they
said.
Campbell said he first learned about firebreathing when he was in a
lumber camp.
"We were talking when this guy blew a huge ball of fire. He had got
the fluid out and lighted a match without us noticing it. It scared the shit
out of us," Campbell said.
The three guys do their thing at parties and as a hobby at night.
"It's really effective when you turn off all the lights," said McQueen.
TUTORS WANTED
Tired of institutions ?
Want to be creative?
Alive with ideas?
Excited about your own knowledge?
Love to teach children?
Our two children, a boy, 10% and a girl, 8 no longer
attend "School".
As  their  parents,  we seek  alternative educational
experiences for our children.
We  desire to contact creative people to tutor our
children in meaningful ways.
Their areas of need and  interest just now are the
following:
LITERATURE — poetry readings, dramatization
MATHEMATICS  — bookkeeping,  games,  symbolic
and theoretical math.
SCIENCE   —   emphasis   on    nature,   animals,   life
processes.
GEOGRAPHY — origins of land forms, rocks, world
weather.
ARTS & CRAFTS - Woodwork and Clay
GYMNASTICS AND BALL SKILLS
HATHA YOGA - for the whole family.
CHESS
MUSIC guitar and folk singing (Piano, violin and cello
already taken care of.)
AND   SO   ON   -  The   list   is  endless and  always
changing.
Field   trips,   projects,   experimental   learning   top
priority.
Hours and salaries to be discussed.
Please  send   resume,   personal   history,  reason   for
interest, qualification and references to:
P.O. Box 46316,
Postal Stn. G,
Vancouver, B.C. Page 8
THE       UBYSSEY
Thursday, January 17,  1974
IT'S OUR BIG "MONEY SAVINGS EVENT" OF THE YEAR
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Sony's popular KV1510 portable TV has the best picture of any we've seen.
Crisp, clear color, natural fleshtones, the most realistic color anywhere at any
price. It's only $499 this month at Kelly's and we'll pay all the interest
charges for one year if you finance it.
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P.S.: Sony products are noted for their reliability,
and Sony backs it up with a TWO YEAR PARTS
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