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Array 15-17% rent hike sought
Vol. LVII, No. 54      VANCOUVER, B.C., TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 1976
48      228-2301
Acting housing head Mike Davis has proposed rent increases of 15.5 to
17 per cent for UBC's residences, The Ubyssey learned Monday.
"The figures in Davis' proposed budget are 15-1/2 to 17 per cent,"
Gerald Allagier, head of the Gage liaison committee said Monday.
Davis said earlier Monday he had not as yet decided on a possible
figure for next year's residence fees.
"I'm meeting with the joint residence committee and we haven't yet
decided what the increases will be.	
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"We should know what we'll
recommend in the next few weeks,
but it won't be final until the April
meeting of the board of governors," he said;
The board must approve
housing's budget before it goes into
effect, and Davis plans to have the
budget ready for its April meeting.
Last year the board voted to
apply for exemption from the 10.6
per cent rent ceiling imposed by
the provincial government, but
later the administration decided to
stay within that limit.
Allagier said he expected Davis
and the joint residence committee
to come to a definite agreement on
an increase this week.
But committee member Ab Eger
said Monday the committee actually has no power to change
Davis' decisions.
"We don't have any power per
se," Eger said.
"If we disagree with the proposal
housing makes to the board, we
can present another report to the
board with our objections to the
Eger said the committee consists
of five students, one from each of
the residences, plus "four or five
people from housing."
He said the committee examined
Davis' proposals and suggested
"They have made some changes
but they are still adamant on some
things," he said.
Eger would not say what
changes had been made or refused.
Administration vice-president
Erich Vogt would not confirm the
figures, but said he had "heard
figures in that area (15 to 17 per
cent)" as proposed rent increases.
He cited labor and food cost
increases averaging 12 per cent as
reasons for the increase.
Vogt said the additional increase
over 12 per cent was due to funds
for maintenance and depreciation.
"The amount of money set aside
for maintenance and minor repairs
has been underestimated for the
last few years," Vogt said.
"And we've never assessed
depreciation, and we need to put
aside a small amount for replacing
furniture and other things."
Simon Fraser University's board
decided last week to increase
residence fees by 16 to 25 per cent,
student board member John Toor
said Monday.
"I was angry with the board's
decision because there was absolutely no consultation with the
students living in residence before
the decision was made," Toor said.
Toor said a report by SFU administration vice-president Stan
Roberts said the increases were
necessary because costs for
operating the residences were
But there was no mention of what
costs were, or how much they were
underestimated by, Toor said.
"I think it's very poor on the part
of the university that they did not
discuss the increases with the
residence associations to see
where costs might be cut," he said.
Increases at SFU will hike single
room rates to $90 from $75 per
month and to $75 from $65 for
doubles. Rents for one bedroom
apartments will go up to $150 from
$125, and two bedrooms will he $180
from $150. Double rooms used by
one person will cost $105 instead of
2nd grad test set
Forty students whose graduate school entrance exam answer sheets
have disappeared in the mails must now rewrite the test on Saturday.
Dick Shirran, UBC student services director, said Monday postal
traces in Vancouver and Princeton, N.J., have failed to locate the
Educational Testing Service in Princeton, which distributes and
marks the six-hour examination, told Shirran by telephone Friday the
agency would mail letters to the students that evening to inform them
of the rewrite date.
Students who have to rewrite the exam will not receive any other
notice of the rewrite date than the letters that have been mailed by
-Shirran said ETS will also write to each of the applicants' graduate
schools to explain the late arrival of marks.
The new tests will be hand scored in two days, said Shirran, instead
of the usual computer method that takes six weeks.
Graduate Record Examination scores are required for admission to
most graduate schools.
NDU students vow not to give up tight easily
Students at Notre Dame University in
Nelson don't give up easily — and they don't
plan to give up their 25-year-old university
easily either.
They found out last week that Universities
Council chairman William Armstrong
thinks there's very little chance NDU will
get enough provincial government funding
to continue operating next year.
And, as usual, said student union
president Andy Shadrack, that announcement reached NDU the same way all
other government announcements about the
university's fate have — through the press.
"The only way the government has informed us of its plans is through the media,"
Shadrack said in a telephone interview from
Nelson Monday. "We can't directly talk to
And the government's attitude in
releasing information about the university's
fate is extended to NDU's administration
and faculty as well, Shadrack said.
Because the government hasn't bothered
to let the people in Nelson know what its
plans are for NDU,  several  things  are
The first is that NDU students have tried
to approach the government and find out
what it plans for the university. But
Shadrack says he hasn't been able to get a
straight answer from the government
members involved with NDU decisions.
"No one in the government is prepared to
answer or to make clear cut statements. I
don't know what the government has in
mind, what they're trying to do."
Shadrack was in Vancouver and Victoria
late last week, and delivered a petition
signed by 4,000 Nelson students and
residents urging premier Bill Bennett to
fulfill his election campaign promise of
continuing funding for NDU, and turn the
university into the first campus of B.C.'s
fourth public university, to be located in the
But Shadrack said he had to leave the
petition in the premier's office because he
couldn't speak to Bennett about it.
He said that while he was in the
parliament buildings, he saw Bennett and
education minister Pat McGeer walk out of
the legislative chambers.
"But they wouldn't stop and talk to us," he
said. "That shows a complete lack of integrity. I think it shows a completely
inhuman attitude."
Shadrack said that while he was in Victoria he also spoke briefly with deputy
education minister Walter Hardwick, but
added that Hardwick had "nothing very
much to say — nothing of any consequence."
"He just asked us what we were doing at
NDU, and then told us he was busy right
'Not once has he (Hardwick) given me a
straight answer, either in writing or verbally. And it's the same with Armstrong,"
Shadrack said. Hardwick had negotiated for
NDU's future at the request of the former
NDP government.
.Another result of the government's tight-
lipped position on NDU is that many people
in the Kootenays have rallied together to
support the university and try to ensure that
it does have a future.
There's a terrific amount of support
building in the community for NDU,"
Shadrack said.
"Some people here are beginning to think
that getting rid of NDU would be getting rid
of motherhood. And people in the Kootenays
are getting tired of having people in Victoria
tell them what they can and can't do.
"You don't just wipe out a university —
not one that's been here 25 years," he said,
noting that NDU is older than any other B.C.
university except UBC.
"We hope that the government will think
reasonably and reconsider what they've
attempted to do. I think that by the time this
fight is over there are going to be some very
red faces in the government," said
He said the segment of people who would
be most obviously affected by a closure of
NDU would be the university's 540 students,
many of whom would not be able to or would
not want to continue their education
Shadrack pointed out that there's little
room in coastal institutions to absorb all of
NDU's students, and even if there were
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NDU battles government
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enough   room,   many   interior
students couldn't afford to live at
the coast.
And there are numbers of other
students who have spent their lives
in a rural area and don't want to go
to school in a large coastal city.
He added that some of the
programs taught at NDU, such as
education, approach the subject
differently than a large city
university would.
"A lot of teachers in this area are
graduates of Notre Dame,"
Shadrack said, and because they
teach in a rural area have a different method of teaching and face
different problems than they would
in the city.
And Shadrack pointed out that
NDU affects more than simply
students in Nelson. He said the
university serves as the town's
largest convention centre.
The university also provides a
major source of revenue for the
Nelson area and is one of the
biggest employers in the area
because it supplies jobs for 48 full-
time faculty members and 100
other staff members.
And students don't plan on giving
up the fight to maintain the
university. Shadrack said many
NDU students have written long
persopal letters to Bennett urging
that his government continue its
Other students are beginning to
talk about taking legal action
against the government for
disrupting their academic careers,
he said.
And if the government doesn't
respond to students' demands at all
before next week's midterm break
at NDU, Shadrack said some
students will very likely travel to
Victoria to put additional pressure
on the government.
"There's a lot of hostility among
students toward the government.
Constantly,  when  we've   been
Trolley buses
for UBC still
'up in air'
Plans for a trolley bus extension
along University Boulevard are
"still up in the air," B.C. Hydro
spokesman Barry Sanford said
The extension is one of many
Hydro projects awaiting review by
the new Social Credit government,
and so far Hydro transit administration doesn't know when or
if the UBC run will be approved.
The trolley wires were to start at
the Blanca loop, run along the
Boulevard and turn around in the
Empire pool parking lot.
Decision on the exact location of
the campus loop delayed the
project until the change of
The Socreds "are not taking a
negative attitude, but do demand
value for their money," said
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negotiating with this government
and the last one, they've been
talking about closing down NDU
without talking about what they
should put in its place — there's no
"We're not going to tolerate it.
As long as I'm responsible for
students, I will fight for this
campus as the fourth public
university.    That's    what    the
students wanted, and that's what
I'm fighting for."
But Shadrack said he would
rather negotiate with the government than demonstrate against it.
"I don't want to go into total
confrontation. I've been trying to
negotiate but this government is
making it near impossible — you
can't talk to them at all."
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C'tee members vow secrecy
The current controversy about
teaching evaluation procedure at
UBC continues. Below Ubyssey
reporter Ralph Maurer tries to
uncover the facts about a confidential arts faculty teaching
evaluation committee and its
"mysterious" lack of action.
The arts faculty committee
examining teaching evaluation
met for the first time Thursday,
but what happened in the meeting
is none of our business.
That, at least* is the attitude of
most committee members.
The standing committee, which
consists of six professors and two
students, is supposed to study
teaching evaluation and improvement methods being used in
the arts faculty, and recommend
ways of improving them.
As such, the committee is
dealing with a matter that is of
great concern, not only to arts
students, but also to arts faculty
But here's what happened when
your intrepid reporter tried finding
out what happened at Thursday's
Committee chairman William
Nicholls, religious studies
department head, simply said:
"The whole thing is confidential.
That was the unanimous decision
of the committee members." He
didn't say why.
Nor did he say why the committee did not meet before
Thursday, even though arts dean
Robert   Will   had. appointed   its
members in November. Nicholls
said "purely practical problems"
delayed the first meeting.
This would indicate that teaching
evaluation is pretty low priority, I
"That's your inference. I attach
very high priority to that job," said
A second committee member,
senior English instructor Betty
Belshaw, said much the same
thing: it's none of the public's
business what goes on in that
committee until the committee
makes recommendations (which it
isn't required to do).
Sociology prof Adrian Marriage,
who took down the minutes, ditto.
Geography prof Margaret North
said she missed most of the
meeting. Perhaps more willing to
tell me what happened than the
others so far, she simply didn't
have anything to tell.
French prof Floyd St. Clair said
he was bound by the secrecy vote
of the committee, but at least was
the one who explained the
reasoning behind that secrecy
The feeling of most committee
members including himself, he
said, is that the debate should not
be a public one. The committee
should study the situation, reach
their own conclusion and report
any conclusion to the arts dean.
St. Clair was also the first
committee member questioned
who didn't search for an excuse
when asked why the committee
hadn't met since its members were
chosen three months ago.
"I don't know, really. It's one of
these mysteries, of which there are
Psychology prof Arthur
Hakstian and English prof John
Hulcoop, who attended the meeting
in his capacity as former committee chairman, could not be
reached for comment.
Philosophy student representative Malcolm Acock also stuck to
secrecy when discussing the actual
Finally, student rep Melanie
Dobbin said she too had to keep
what happened  at  the  meeting
World economic ways
to change soon — Gallis
There will be "sweeping
changes" in world economic
relations because of third world
demands for a new economic order, German economist Marion
Gallis said Monday.
Speaking to 40 people in the SUB
ballroom, Gallis said developing
countries are seeking "the
elimination of historic economic
practices and greater economic
justice for all."
She called on developed countries to open their markets to
exports of manufactured products
from third world countries despite
the fact they may threaten
domestic producers.
Gallis said the framework for the
new international economic order
(NIEO) is contained in two
motions passed at the sixth special
general assembly of the United
Nations in 1974.
"They (the two motions) are not
a vision for a great new world.
They are merely guidelines," she
"The NIEO must be seen as part
of the confrontation between
developing and underdeveloped
She said developing nations will
demand steadier foreign aid
"This aid, in the past, is tied to
their good behavior," said Gallis.
"Abdve all, they demand a
larger role in deciding what makes
the world economic system tick."
Developing countries will seek
more control of multinational
corporations, Gallis said.
"All too long these multinationals make their money off the
backs of the poor."
For every $1 spent on bananas,
only eight cents goes to the people
who pick them, she said.
The current recession was
sparked by changes in the
economic system such as the rise
in the price of oil.
Inflation has made the idea of
zero economic growth palatable to
western nations but it also means
developing countries "must pay
more and more for imports while
secret, but did say it was basically
an "orientation meeting."
She remarked rather cryptically
that "basically, we (that is
students) were put in our place
Thursday," but didn't elaborate.
Here's the point — for years,
students have fought to open up the
decision-making process, to clarify
it, to take it out of the figurative
The whole point of getting these
committees established, and later,
getting students on these committees, is to ensure that a small
group of people do not make
decisions for a majority.
But if these six committee
members confine the debate to
themselves, that is precisely what
they are doing.
Why do members of that committee go around with the attitude
that they're the only people who
should have any say in the matter?
Why not open the debate to the
In other words, the next time a
Ubyssey reporter phones and asks
what the committee is doing and
thinking these days, what right
have committee members to say:
"It's a secret?"
commodity prices do not increase," she said.
Developing countries are
demanding that commodity prices
be indexed to inflation, but she said
this is "an old demand in a new
"The NIEO is not an attack on
the free market system," Gallis
"There seems to be widespread
feeling that the world cannot go on
like this any more."
Gallis suggested that commodity
banks be set up to ensure steadier
prices for commodities, which in
the past have fluctuated greatly.
Many third world nations are
trading more among themselves
and may in the future establish
trading blocs similar to the
European Common Market.
Western nations, in response to
new conditions, may become more
self-sufficient, join with powerful
third world nations, or allow the
establishment of a more equitable
economic system.
—doug field photo
PUTTING IT TOGETHER, Barb McLeod, biology 4, Monday sorts out some of many photographs to go up
on walls of SUB art gallery for Photosoc exhibition. Better check it out folks . . . there may be some candid
photography (nudge, nudge, wink, wink . . .).
Two sides clash on contract status
From the way spokesmen for the
university administration and the
operating engineers union talked
Monday about their contract talks,
it's clear there are two sides to
every story.
Representatives of the two sides
contradicted most of what the
other said during separate interviews.
Bill Kadey, business manager
for the International Union of
Operating Engineers, local 882,
said he's not prepared to accept the
eight per cent wage hike offered to
the union's 24 campus members.
"That (the offer) is well within
the scope of the anti-inflation
guidelines that they're not yet
under," Kadey said, pointing out
that the Social Credit government
hasn't yet passed legislation forcing B.C. to accept the federal
Assistant personnel director Wes
Clark, who is heading negotiations
for the university, said: "Our
understanding is that we're
covered by the guidelines
offer was based on that."
Chuck's pal wants 'new direction'
UBC's new director of employee
relations said Monday he plans to
take university labor relations in a
"new direction," and downplayed
his past associations with the man
who hired him, administration
vice-president Chuck Connaghan.
Bob Grant said in an interview
that labor leaders negotiating
contracts with UBC could read too
much into past links between
himself and Connaghan.
"They're going to look at it with
a certain degree of scepticism. But
I can say that they have to go on
what they eventually experience,
what actually happens.
"The proof of the pudding is in
the eating," he said.
Before coming to UBC, Connaghan was president of the
Construction Labor Relations
Association where he gained a
reputation as a management tough
guy in trade union contract
Connaghan was largely
responsible for the hard line taken
by the administration during
contract talks which led to the
week-long strike in December by
the Association of University and
College Employees.
Grant and Connaghan worked
together in the early 1960s in
management positions with an
Eastern steel firm.
Grant, who takes up his new post
today, said he will strive for more
open co-operation and discussion
between the university administration and various campus
unions in contract bargaining,
adding he was convinced of the
need for and interests of trade
"People must be made aware of
the value of the collective
bargaining relationship. Like it or
not, they must come to grips with
it," he said.
Grant replaces John McLean in
the role of UBC personnel and
labor relations boss.
McLean, 64, has been assigned
to head a UBC management policy
study and is due to retire soon after
14 years of working at UBC.
Ken Andrews, president of the
Canadian Union of Public Employees, local 116, which represents physical plant workers on
campus, said Monday he hopes
Grant's appointment signifies a
new approach to labor
management collective
"I'd have to know a bit more
about him before making anything
of it but if he lives up to what I've
read about him he might create a
far better atmosphere," he said.
Andrews said he hoped Grant's
connection with Connaghan in the
past will be of   'no significance."
CUPE's current contract with
the university expires March 31.
Andrews said the union will be
presenting its new contract
demands to the university within
two weeks.
Kadey said the union has asked
for a 27 per cent wage hike and
about nine non-monetary  items.
Clark said negotiations were
progressing "pretty good," and
added the next meeting between
the two sides is scheduled for
"The employees are mainly
long-term employees of the
university and are very well
respected for the work they do —
they're the people who work behind
the scenes," Clark said.
But Kadey referred to the
"pretty poor attitude" of the
university during contract
And he said the university's offer
of eight per cent over one year
hasn't been voted on yet because:
"I'd like to leave it for a couple or
three days to let our guys see the
crap being handed down by the
"I'm not going to have garbage
in the agreement," Kadey said.
"As far as I'm concerned they (the
university negotiators) have got a
poor attitude."
And Kadey said Monday he
asked mediator Ken Albertini to
report out of the case. He said
Albertini replied he couldn't
because of the session scheduled
for Monday.
Clark said he wasn't aware that
Albertini had been asked to report
out, and when asked to comment
on the request said: "We will meet
with the mediator next Monday — I
imagine that point will be brought
Contract talks began in mid-
December, Clark said. The union's
contract expired Dec. 31. Page 4
T H E-     U BYSS E Y
Tuesday, February 24, 1976
Hatchet crew
The misguided Social Credit task of dismantling
practically every progressive remnant of the former NDP
government continues methodically.
The latest victim is the innovative community resources
board program around B.C., which was all but wiped out
Monday by human resources minister Bill Vander Zalm.
In a word it was democratic. No longer were people at
local levels, with local expertise, being used simply in
advisory capacities.
They were given power to back up their decisions with
money — the ultimate force in the implementation of any
political or social program.
The boards deal with social issues on a community basis
using local problems and situations as a framework for their
decisions. Not all sectors of the province have the same
problems so why centralize the bureaucracy for the sake of a
million bucks (considering a total provincial budget of more
than $3 billion dollars.)
In making his announcement about the non-future of
the boards, Vander Zalm did give them credit for developing
many excellent programs. The reason for disbanding them
doesn't appear to be dissatisfaction as much as wanting to
maintain total control of the bureaucratic process within the
The fact is that community control of many currently
centralized government powers can lead to better, more
democratic dispensation of services. Electing people at the
local level gives voters meaningful input although the fullest
extent of this ideal was certainly not achieved by the
resources boards.
People generally weren't that interested in the program
and the elections. Nonetheless, progressive governments
should promote concepts such as this and convince people of
their worth.
The Social Credit hatchet crew is making a serious error
in wiping out attempts at decentralized bureaucracy. It isn't
always the size that makes bureaucracy ineffective — it's the
relation of the average citizen to it.
In short, the more direct contact the better.
It's a mistake to assume better service by concentrating
power in Victoria.
"Uh . . . yes, the application IS in order, Mr. Nixon, however, the position of Premier is open only to
Chinese citizens. Have you tried Uganda?"
Regularly, in the past month,
students responsible for organizing
Open House '76 have submitted
announcements to The Ubyssey for
publication in Hot Flashes. Only
twice have the announcements
been printed.
Though unable to print the Open
House dates (Friday and Saturday,
March 5 and 6) correctly in the
first announcement, those
responsible at The Ubyssey were
careful to add their own negative
editorial comment. I think it is sad
that The Ubyssey's editors, so
zealous in their desires to keep
readers informed of what the
editors consider to be the best
stand on an issue, have taken to
editorializing in the announcements section of the paper.
It appears to me that The
Ubyssey's opinion is that Open
House is a gross misrepresentation
of the everyday activity at the
university,,and that the event is
therefore unworthy of coverage in
The Ubyssey. Those students involved in organization of Open
House are the first to admit and to
publicize that the event is not representative of the everyday functioning of the university.
They believe, however, that
Open House is an opportunity to
communicate informatively with
future UBC students. They also
feel that it is an attempt to relieve
some of the university's isolation
from the city and province, which
The Ubyssey has criticized in the
past, as well as an attempt to
relieve the isolation within the
I hope The Ubyssey and its
readers realize that Open House is
not simply an administration
contrivance used to snow the
public. The administration has had
little to do with Open House, aside
from providing the budget of about
$14,500, which was put together and
proposed to the administration by
the student chairman of the Open
House committee.
Stydents are responsible for all
of the over-all organization and
content of Open House, students
are responsible for the various club
displays, and students in cooperation with faculty members
are responsible for the individual
department displays.
Many of the undergraduates at
UBC were not present during the
last Open House in 1973, and they
consequently know little about the
event. These students, as well as
others on campus, deserve to be
informed of the facts about Open
House, and to be given the chance
to decide for themselves whether
they think it is informative and
worthwhile, or whether they think
it is simply an administration P.R.
I think that the provision of these
facts is in part The Ubyssey's
responsibility. If The Ubyssey's
case against Open House is a
strong one, it should withstand
some unbiased reporting.
Charlie MacAdams
None of the three people who
deal with Hot Flashes can
remember specific requests for
publicity other than the 'help
wanted' flashes which have appeared. [The error in the first flash
was a mistake, not intentional.]
Until Friday The Ubyssey had
not received any concrete information about what events and
exhibits were being planned. It is
rather difficult to write stories with
no information.
Now that a complete list of
exhibits is in our possession we
plan to outline what is going on as
thoroughly as space and interest
The fact that nothing much has
appeared about Open House so far
is your fault, not ours. How often do
you expect us to say "UBC is
holding an Open House March 5
and 6. . ." with no firm details?
And for everyone's information
— unlike Tween Classes, we cannot
print all Hot Flash requests we
receive. It's up to the city editor
who decides on the basis of immediacy and space—Staff.
Dana, Dana
Dear Dana:
I and others are being penalized
because some males in our age
group tend to drive carelessly. You
did not and cannot dispute this
fact. In this way your statistics are
Therefore, you agree with this
kind of discrimination. Are there
any others? I am not responsible
for their actions. I will not pay
their dues and shut up. As an individual, Dana, I am responsible
for my own actions and aware of
the consequences of them.
I admit that carloads of drunken,
screaming young ladies do not
often disturb my neighborhood.
They have been known, however,
to puke all over our windows and
halfway down East Tower.
Did you really see those drunken
males on your street EVERY
Thanks for  the  statistics.  I'm
glad you noticed them in the
newspaper the day AFTER your
letter was published. Your first
reference to them was therefore
based on pure heresy.
Regarding your last line (I rest.
Amen.), are you adopting some
almight, authoritarian attitude
toward me, Dana?
Sexist? I do think you are, still.
What about my alleged telephone
and crib? Your disclaimer was
conveniently lacking. Did you
actually see a UBC male resident
(a mental midget) rip that phone
Wayne Sitarz
pharmacy 2
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Minor history will be made this
Wednesday as the controlling
organization of the Alma Mater
Society shifts from its present role
of examiner of petty expenditures
to its proper place as the forum of
student opinion on issues before the
senate and board of governors, as
well as questions of interest to
students arising outside these
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Editor: Gary Coull
Sure wish I knew where all our staffers have gone, said Sue Vohanka,
who did a lot of stories today 'cuz we were strapped for reporters. Ditto,
said Doug Rushton. Ditto, said Gary Coull. Ditto, said Dave Wilkinson.
Ditto, said Ralph Maurer. Ditto, said Heather Walker. Ditto, said Gregg
Thompson. Ditto, said Ward Webber. Ditto, yelled Mark Lepitre. Ditto,
yelled Bob Rayfield. Maybe they'll be in Wednesday, said Doug Field. Sure
hope so, said Chris Gainor. I'll be, promised Mark Buckshon, mentioning
the fact he had been left out of Friday's meathead. Ditto, promised Paisley
Woodward, wishing job interview season would be over soon so male
staffers could grow their hair long again. I'm not makin' any promises,
promised Marcus Gee. Bob Tsai is taking a wait-and-see attitude.
As implementation of the new
system comes closer to reality,
many people have to be voicing
concern over what they interpret to
be a lack of democracy in choosing
the various new officers of the
This point was taken under a
great deal of consideration by the
restructuring committee, which I
sat on, in its deliberations. It was
felt, however, that an officer that
was elected-at-large would not feel
totally answerable to the assembly, relying on the mandate
received from the general
populace as proof of infallibility.
What was sought in the new
method of electing officers was a
way to make them answerable to
the assembly.
As a result it is hoped that the
new officers not enjoying the
mandates of their predecessors
will develop a sense of respect and
humility toward the assembly. If
this does not occur we may have to
accept the advice of the sceptics
and return to the old way of doing
Bill Broddy
arts senator elect
Kudos to the UBC administration
for finally getting the campus
building and (eventually) street
signs straight.
Less praiseworthy are their
efforts to make the physical plant
vehicles more visible to
Perhaps they should enroll their
staff responsible for marking the
vehicles in the much-maligned
first-year English course. They
might then discover the difference
between 'reflective" and
As most people on campus are
not in the habit of carrying
powerful flashlights, it would be a
valuable lesson.
Don Skogstad
law 1 Tuesday, February 24, 1976
Page 5
Media distorts events
in Angola liberation
The following article was written by Ole Gjerstad, a
member of the Vancouver-based Liberation Support
Movement, and who recently returned from a two
month visit to Angola.
Gjerstad will speak Wednesday at noon in the SUB
ballroom on Angola — people's power in practice.
Slides will also be shown.
It's Nov. 10 in Luanda, the day before the
proclamation of independence and of the People's
Republic of Angola. I have been out all day, taking
pictures and talking to lots of people in the African
quarters of the city. The battle front is only 15 miles
away, but the town is quiet and people seem relaxed.
I return to my hotel just in time for the evening
news from Radio South Africa where a semi-
hysterical reporter "on the scene" has a story on the
"siege" of Luanda's whites by marauding gangs of
blacks, molesting and killing" any fair-skinned
creature unfortunate enough to fall in their hands.
By the reporter's agitated panting into the phone,
one might be led to believe that the dark barbers are
actually knocking on his door. Yet he and I are
staying in the same hotel. . . .
- I could tell many similar stories about the exploits
of the "media mafia" in relation to the war in Angola.
About journalists reporting from the front without
ever leaving the air conditioned bar of Hotel Tropico,
and being more concerned with what their editors
want to print than what is actually happening outside.
Perhaps the greatest tragedy of this kind of journalism is not so much in the distorted coverage that
has reached the outside world as in the near complete
silence about the real political situation in the
Popular Movement for the Liberation of Angola
(MPLA)-held areas of Angola. While the news
agencies were portraying the MPLA as a recent
Soviet invasion for the purpose of colonizing Angola,
if not the whole of Africa, the population throughout
the country, including the areas occupied by South
Africa, celebrated in December the organization's
19th anniversary as a national liberation movement.
While cigar-chewing veteran war correspondents
were moving little flag-pins on their maps and cur
sing the movement's refusal to take them to the battle
front, the men mixing drinks across the bar counter
was being organized in a union to give the workers a
share in running the hotel.
Less than 20 blocks away they would have found
clinics, food co-ops and literacy classes for children
and adults, all organized on a voluntary basis by the
local people's commissions. Half a mile in the other
direction they could have visited factories where
workers were just resuming production and
organizing committees to take the place of the
Portuguese managers and technicians who left
Angola several months previously.
These correspondents were living in the middle of a
revolution, but they never knew. Or, if they did, they
didn't seem to take much interest.
It is because of such distortions, lies and evasions
on the part of the media that most North Americans
are left, now that the gunsmoke is clearing, completely in the dark as to the direction of developments
in'Angola. "Will the Soviet Union finally take over?"
"Are the Cubans going on to invade Rhodesia?" asks
the Vancouver Sun.
Such questions are posed in a vacuum, completely
ignoring the historical and political context of the
present conflict. Few Canadians know that today's
conflict is a continuation — and hopefully the last part
— of a liberation struggle waged by the MPLA since
Still fewer realize that the "Soviet backed" Popular
Movement is not simply a horde of "black Marxists,"
but a widely-based national front with the participation of wealthy merchants as well as workers
and peasants.
And because of most editors' somewhat jaundiced
views on such things, there is near total ignorance in
this country of the massive social and economic
reconstruction programs through which MPLA is
organizing the population for the development of a
new Angola that will better meet their seeds,
This is what makes the future of Angola crucial also
for the people of faraway countries such as Canada.
And this, not the movement of troops and diplomatic
manoeuvring, is the essence of Angola today.
Re interview with student
senator Susan Hoyles (Ubyssey
Feb. 12):
As staff members of the MacMillan library (agriculture and
forestry), your attitude is disappointing and insulting to us.
You say that when you "go into
the library there are four or five
workers there not doing much."
Have you ever really considered
the work involved in a library such
as ours?
How do you think the journals get
on the shelves (all 750 different
titles on display with the latest
issues shelved underneath — if you
use the library you will know what
we mean!).
How do you think the new books
get on the shelves and checked in;
also the government publications
which involve ordering, checking
in and maintaining well over 33,000
uncatalogued items and a
collection of bound volumes.
Our reference statistics are
growing — are we not always
willing to help you? Some of us
spend the better part of our day on
reference and then when we try to
do work in our offices, we are still
answering questions.
Having to work in public view all
the time is very difficult. Most
libraries are not so public-oriented.
Our circulation desk is always
busy handling reserve material
and answering general questions.
We feel that your attitude toward
the staff is also an insult to our
librarian whom we feel runs a very
efficient library.
The MacMillan library has not
had a cutback in staff because
there is plenty of work to be done
by each of us.
Being a student senator, you
should take your position with a bit
more sincerity, and perhaps
research your information before
making public statements.
Catharine Neill
L.A. 4
Meily Wong
L.A. 3
Wendy Murphy
L.A. 2
T'ova Davidowicz
L.A. I
Darlene Bailey
L.A. 1
Colleen Gatenby
student assistant
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Tuesday, February 24, 1976
Hot flashes
Angola for
What's actually happening in
Angola? Are the Soviets carving
out another colony for themselves
or has Angola become an
independent nation?
Ole Gjerstad, a Liberation
Support Movement member who
has toured Angola behind the
Popular Movement for Liberation
of Angola lines, will show slides
and speak about his experiences at
noon Wednesday in the SUB
Poetry pause
Canadian poet D. J. Jones will
read from his works noon
Wednesday in Buchanan 202.
There will   be two additional
poetry readings before the end of
the  school year as part of the"
program sponsored by the English
The time for UBC's Open
House, held once every three
years, is drawing nearer.
This year's version of the gala
event takes place March 5, from
noon to 9 p.m. and March 6, from
10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
And the people who are
struggling to put Open House
together still need volunteers to
act, as information booth
operators, telephone operators,
tour guides and so on.
If you're interested, wander
over to SUB 125.
Welfare bum
We've all heard the phrase
corporate welfare bum.
David Lewis, the man who
coined that phrase, and who also
happens to be former leader of
the national NDP, will be on
campus today.
His topic is social welfare in
Canada in retrospect and
prospect, and his talk is sponsored
by UBC's school of social work
and the B.C. Association of Social
Lewis speaks at 8 p.m. tonight
in lecture hall 2 of the
Instructional Resources Centre.
Tickets will be available at the
door, and cost $1 for students, $3
for non-students.
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David   Lewis, former national NDP
leader,  speaks   on   social  welfare  in
Canada in retrospect and prospect,
students $1, others $3. 8 p.m., IRC
Important   general   meeting,   noon,
Angus 104.
Important    organizational    meeting,
noon, SUB 212.
General    meeting   to    discuss   open
house, noon, SUB 215.
Film,     Last     Grave     at     Dimbaza,
illegally    filmed    in    South    AfVica
about     life    on    the    Bantustands,
noon, Macmillan 158.
General meeting, noon, SUB 205.
General  meeting, noon, SUB 212A.
General  meeting/election  of 76-77
executive,   everyone  attend   please,
noon, I RC 1.
Women's   drop-in,  noon, SUB  230.
Practice, 8 p.m., SUB 207-209.
Ole Gjerstad just returned from
front lines of the war, speaks on
Angola, noon, SUB auditorium.
Practice, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., SUB
Canadian poet D. J. Jones will read
from his works, noon, Bu. 202.
Guest    lecturer    is    Donald    Fiske,
topic       is      agreement      between
personality       descriptions,       noon,
Angus 223.
Meeting, nominations open for nine
exec positions, noon, SUB 205.
Naval architect Tom Tothill speaks
on ocean racing, noon, SUB 200.
Introductory    lecture,    7:30   p.m.,
SUB 119.
Meeting re dance, noon, SUB 224.
Dr. Ken Tobias speaks on esthetics,
noon, IRC 1.
Pastor Jim  Davies talks on the vine
and the branches, noon, SUB 205.
Two    free   slide   shows   by   public
education about prisons, noon, SUB
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Wrestlers win Canada West
The Thunderbird wrestling team
took their third straight Canada
West title Saturday with their
strongest showing ever in the
western championships, scoring 89
points while Alberta, the closest
competitor got 78.
Calgary scored 44 points, and
Saskatchewan 42.
The strongest team the 'Birds
faced was the University of
Alberta. Alberta won five weight
classes and gave UBC several
tough matches in others.
Alberta was confident they
would win because this was the
strongest team they have had in
three years. But UBC coach Bob
Laycoe said the key to the 'Birds
victory was the matches won by
the younger wrestlers.
Laycoe said that UBC had improved more during the season
than Alberta and this was because
of the experience UBC's younger
wrestlers gained from the dual
UBC scored more points than
ever before in the Canada West
championships. The team know
they had to score more than 80
The Thunderbird soccer team
came up with a surprise 1-1 tie as
they took on the Canadian National
Team Wednesday at Capilano
Stadium last Wednesday.
The game was fast and wide
open for the entire 90 minutes. Nats
coach Collin Morris praised UBC
for their excellent overall performance in the game.
UBC was behind for most of the
game, after Mike Burke scored for
the Nats on a long shot five minutes
into the game.
It was a goalkeepers dual from
then on until Scott Andrew scored
the tying goal during the final
minute of the game.
—bob tsai photo
(4) fights to get shot off against
University of Lethbridge player in
game here Friday evening. 'Birds
won by 107-78 to move into
second place and clinch playoff
The Thunderbird basketball
team climaxed a long, tough
season by clinching a playoff spot
with a convincing 107-79 victory
over the University of Lethbridge
Pronghorns here Friday evening.
University of Victoria's loss to
Calgary assured the 'Birds of postseason action this year. The 'Birds
victory marked the end of a long
comeback trail that saw them
rebound from a disastrous early
season start to a respectable
second place finish.
The 'Birds must now prepare
themselves for this weekends best
of three play-off series with
University of Calgary. Calgary is
the number three ranked team in
Canada and has lost only one game
this season. However, that loss was
inflicted by the 'Birds and they are
confident that they can do it again.
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and Laycoe said, "we were surprised that we scored 89." Laycoe
also said, "this was the best performance I had ever seen from
UBC wrestlers because of the good
showing from the rookie wrestlers
on the team.
Nine of the twelve members of
the team were in their first conference championships and three
of the nine won. The UBC winners
were Jose Machial (113 pounds),
Mike Richey (167), Clark Davis
(177), Dave Lim (190), George
Richey (220), and Kyle Raymond
(heavyweight). Davis, Lim, and
Machial are first year members.
George Richey, Mike Richey,
and Kyle Raymond each won their
third straight  conference  championship.
The winners of each match
earned the right to represent the
western conference in the national
finals this Saturday and Sunday at
Lakehead University in Thunder
Bay, Ont.
Laycoe expects the nationals to
be tough because all the teams will
be sending their best wrestlers to
UBC has a good chance of
winning several matches in the
nationals. Although the meet will
be toughest of the season for the
'Birds, the ability and experience
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Tuesday, February 24, 197d
Canada survey shows
Profs salaries up 14.2%
OTTAWA (CUP) — Preliminary
figures released by Statistics
Canada show that faculty at
Canadian colleges and universities
are   still   paid   above-average
salaries, and had increases last
year exceeding inflation levels and
the levels set in the federal wage-
control legislation.
So   far,   24   institutions   have
Andras asked to limit
foreign professor flow
OTTAWA (CUP) — Immigration
minister Robert Andras has been
asked to "recognize the surplus of
qualified Canadians" in the
disciplines of sociology and anthropology, and to "end the
favored status of foreign
professors applying and immigrating to Canada."
The proposal came from the
Canadian Sociology and Anthropology Association, a national
organization with student and
faculty members, and follows a
recent announcement by Andras
that his department is studying
whether to use immigration policy
to restrict the numbers of foreign
faculty at Canadian colleges and
Idi makes it
the greatest
KAMPALA — Should you need to
address Ugandan president Idi
Amin Dada in diplomatic circles,
just remember that the man is a
doctor now, in recognition of his
The proper way of addressing Idi
is now "Your Excellency the
Doctor Field Marshall President
Idi Amin Dada."
In any written communique, this
title should be followed by the
letters V.C., D.S.O., M.C. in
recognition of Amin's outstanding
military career and his recent
purchase of old British war
Get it wrong and more than your
face will be red.
the fly ?
New York magazine reports that
shortly before U.S. president
Gerald Ford met in France last fall
with French president Giscard
D'Estaing, the secret service
carefully checked out Ford's
Nothing was out of the ordinary
— except one dead fly. According
to the magazine the secret service
was worried that the fly may have
been killed by a poison gas, and
quickly flew the insect's body back
to Washington for an autopsy.
The post mortem was negative.
gripped the island kingdom today
as citizens realized they had
elected two orangutans to the
kingdom's board of directors.
Celebrating their victory the two
apes, Peter Murray and Basil
Rick, rode through the streets of
the city on the shoulders of fellow
1110 Seymour St.
The CSAA brief says "the fact
that many Canadian university
departments of sociology and
anthropology contain only a
minority of Canadian citizens, and
in some cases no Canadians at all,
represented one of the more
spectacular failures of Canadian
immigration policy."
It argues that "these disciplines
are especially sensitive to the
survival of Canadian cultural
identity, and should be taught
largely by citizens, with a
leavening by foreign professors."
The brief adds that at present, "the
reverse is the case."
It states the problem of non
citizens getting jobs while qualified
Canadians are unable to find
employment "should have been
corrected by the university
departments themselves, but
many hiring committees are in the
control of non-citizens and continue
to show a marked preference for
hiring outside Canada."
The brief urges the government
to change Canada's immigration
regulations to apply the same
restrictions for foreign academics
as in other occupation areas in
which a Canadian surplus exists.
reported their salary levels this
year, with the average salary for
all levels in 1975-76 of $20,826 representing a 14.2 per cent increase
over 1974-75, well above the inflation rate.
Women continued to earn less
than their male counterparts,
however, with men earning an
average of $24,483 and women
receiving $19,413, or about 79.3 per
cent of what men get. This differential is a slight reduction from
the previous year, when women
earned 78.5 per cent of the male
All levels of faculty shared in the
increase, with the top category of
department heads receiving increases of 13.3 per cent to $34,991.
Full professors averaged $32,052,
up 12.3 per cent from last year.
Associate professors' salaries
increased 12.2 per cent to an
average of $23,323 while assistant
professors received $19,008, up 13.2
per cent.
Faculty immediately below the
rank of assistant professor, which
covers lecturers and instructors,
increased to $15,743 this year, up
16.2 per cent from 1974-75.
All of the increases in average
salaries exceeded the 10 per cent
wage control limit. All levels except that immediately below the
rank of assistant professor also
exceeded the $2,400 maximum
increase allowed under the wage
control legislation.
The total number of faculty at
the reported institutions increased
slightly from 20,128 to 20,197. There
was an increase in the number of
associate and full professors and a
decrease in the numbers at and
below the assistant professor level.
A Residence Fellow, as the name implies, is a fellow residence
student who interacts with House members on a daily basis. In
this role, the Residence Fellow acts as a friend and peer
counsellor in helping students develop as individuals and
community members.
The position provides an opportunity to develop basic human
relations skills that will enable the Residence Fellow to make a
positive contribution to residence life. As a part of the total
residence team, the Residence Fellow contributes to the overall
quality of residence life and provides support and assistance to
the House Advisor.
Application forms are available at the Housing Office in the New
Administration Building and at the front desk of each residence
area: Totem Park, Place Vanier and Walter H. Gage.
Applications will close on Friday, March 5, 1976.
As a mature senior student living and working within the
residence, the House Advisor provides basic paraprofessional
advisory services to residence students.
As a student leader and a part of a residence area team, a House
Advisor is important in developing a sense of community within
the residence area and in contributing to the overall quality of
residence life.
This position involves diversified tasks and calls for a
commitment of purpose and flexibility in responding to varied
situations. Candidates will possess a basic knowledge of human
relations skills and a willingness to further develop in areas such
as communication, leadership and counselling.
Application forms are available at the front desk of each
residence area. Totem Park, Place Vanier and Walter H. Gage, and
at the Housing Office in the New Administration Building.
Applications will close on Friday, March 5, 1976.
Sfafe qualifications, experience, and references when
submitting application to:      ix   p \n/oOD
Supervisor of Recreation Programs
11415-84 Ave.,
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
S. A. C.
Applications are being received for positions on the Student
Administrative Commission (S.A.C). According to the new
A.M.S. Constitution, S.A.C. is a 10 member committee
responsible for administrating the day to day business of the
A.M.S., rather like the current Finance and SUB Management
Committees. In addition to experience in management and
administration, S.A.C. members will receive a $200.00
honorarium, except for the Director of Finance, who receives
a full tuition rebate, subject to By-Law 16. Duties commence
March 15, 1976 and continue until the next S.A.C. is
appointed in March 1977. The Commission meets weekly.
Prospective applicants should be familiar with By-Laws 10 and
11 of the new Constitution before applying.
The following positions may be applied for:
(1 position)
(1 position)
(8 positions)
Applications and further information are available from the
A.M.S. Business Office. Deadline for applications is March 3,


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