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Array Barking no answer-Kenny
By MURIEL DRAAISMA
It could have been a first year accounting course. The professor was
at the front of the class, pacing the
floor; his teaching assistant was
busily changing the transparencies
on the overhead and several bored
looking people even took notes.
Analysis
But this was not an ordinary lecture. And the aging gentleman at
the front was not an ordinary professor. It was UBC president Doug
Kenny, and his attempts at accounting, his hypothetical budget figures,
only served to confuse the 250 faculty of science members at the meeting in Math 100.
Kenny tried to place the blame of
the current funding $7.4 million
shortfall on the provincial govern
ment's policy of allocating money
to specific projects. "The government is earmarking funds because
the universities have not been responsive to society's needs," he
said.
He cited medicine as an example.
"Because we did not expand in
medicine, the government hasn't
given all the money to that faculty
that was requested.
"Four million dollars is earmarked this year for specific projects.
This means there is less money for
general revenue," Kenny said.
The university.cannot run at a
deficit because the auditor-general
must approve the books, he added.
"But don't use the word cutbacks.
The government gets upset over
that," he said.
At this point the science faculty
members booed. But this did not
stop Kenny. "Let's not overexag-
gerate this problem with the government," he said.
There are two ways to tackle this
problem, he said- The first, a short-
KENNY. . .don't say cutback'
TAU prepares
for strike vote
range plan, was to implement a stringent budget reduction policy.
Kenny said Michael Shaw,, the man
handy with the transparencies who
is also the administration vice president, went around to all deans and
asked them to fork over any money
not currently tied up. "Of course tt
wasn't a permanent removal. And
we had all the deans' support,"
Kenny said.
The long range plan is an immediate application for more funds
from the Universities Council of
B.C.
Mathematics professor Roy
Douglas said UBC needs a long-
term strategy, not "babbling"
every year. "Maybe we should shut
down the university, that -would
solve our problems," he sarcastically suggested.
Physics professor Luis de So-
brino stated the problem: "The
government is encroaching on our
freedom. We have to bark now."
"Who did you consult?" he asked
Kenny.
A member of the faculty association said Kenny and his administration is responsible for UBC's funding problem. "If you accept money
under these conditions, you are going to have to implement it and
make UBC work efficiently with the
shortfall," he told Kenny amid applause from the audience.
Kenny said, "Barking and
screaming to the government for
money may not be the answer. Let's
be intellectual about this." We have
to be careful, he said.
"The government will not allow
barks. "
A strike vote for teaching assistants at UBC takes place Dec. 3.
The teaching asistants union and
the university administration suspended contract negotiations Monday while both sides await the outcome of a membership strike vote.
The union will hold a labor relations board supervised strike vote
TAU spokesperson Mike Burke
said Monday.
The TAU and the administration
met briefly as the union reported
that its membership had rejected
the university contract offer and
called for a strike vote at a general
membership meeting Thursday.
Negotiations broke down when
the university would not agree to
TAU demands for quality of education or union security clauses.
"The facts support the position
the union is taking. We're going to
spend a lot of time getting information to the bargaining unit," said
Burke.
The union recently formed an action committee to coordinate a
campaign to contact each member
of the bargaining unit by mail and
personal contact, publish a four
page tabloid information paper,
and set up information tables in the
graduate student centre and other
campus locations.
"If the TAs are willing to stand
up for their wages and working conditions, I think the university will
move," TAU president Jonathan
Katz said.
"A strike vote isn't a vote to go
on strike" he said. "It is a democratic poll of what the bargaining
unit thinks of the offer."
Katz said the vote is a bargaining
tool to show the university that the
union membership favors the offer.
He added another vote would be
held before strike action is taken.
Three articles remain unresolved
in the contract negotiations. The
union rejected the university's final
wage offer of $5,835 and demanded
$7,200 over an eight month period.
The union security clause that the
teaching assistants are seeking, allows members of the bargaining
unit an opting out period when they
can decide if they wish to become
union members. If a member does
not wish to join, he or she must
then notify the union, according to
TAU president Jonathan Katz.
But some members of the bargaining unit are unhappy with the
security clause and all other union
activities.
Physics grad student John Affinito is currently circulating a petition
to have the labor relations board
decertify the union.
"My political philosophy is to
not have to join the union, but I am
sure there are reasons why people
are dissatisfied with the union,"
Affinito said.
Affinito charged the union is inept because it negotiated a pay decrease for chemistry teaching assistants.
But chemistry shop steward Brian
Morgen said Monday the administration was not honoring a clause in
the 1980/81 contract which guaranteed no member of the bargaining
unit would get a pay decrease.
Morgen said most members of
the bargaining unit experienced a
substantial increase in pay. "We're
losing 'x' dollars per month because
the university is following the letter
of the contract, not the sjMrit," he
said.
The chemistry department teaching assistants filed a grievance over
the university's position that each
year graduate students become new
employees and therefore are not
subject to that clause under the new
contract.
The grievance procedure is currently in process, according to Morgan.
Affinito also criticized the union
for sending telegrams to prime minister Trudeau and United Nations
secretary general Kurt Waldheim
about Canadian involvement in
Chile.
THE UBYSSEY
Vol. LXIV, No. 29
Vancouver, B.C. Tuesday, November 24,1981
"~S> 18
228-2301
DENOUNCING STAID campus rag, registrar's office, after hundreds of phone calls and many student visits,
claims recent Ubyssey story is lies, all lies. Thinly disguised propaganda reassures students, "your records are
safe" while employees scramble to piece together truth behind UBC's latest scandle.
Libyan policy confuses college board
By FRED BANNING
The Vancouver Community College Board all agree they do not
want 15 Libyan students but no
one, including the board members
seems sure why.
David Chiu, co-chair of the International Committee Against
Racism, charged at Thursday's
board meeting the students who had
already flown into Vancouver to attend classes were refused admission
because of "institutional racism."
Board member A. Lee said the
board used "these students to say
(to the Lybian government) 'Look,
we don't agree with international
terrorism.' " But board member J.
Baker said the students were refused admission because they did not
follow the proper application procedure, while board chair W.A.
Brown summed up the situation by
saying "Somewhere a lot of people
goofed."
Everyone agrees however, that
the Libyan students will not be studying at VCC this year.
The students, part of a group of
195 Libyans studying in Canada,
had aJready been approved by both
the federal immigration department
and VCC president A.S. Manera.
But the board, motivated by
"Zionist lobbyists", decided to
reneg on the deal, said Elias Ar-
chuk, Canadian Palestine Association spokesperson, after the board's
Nov. 18 meeting.
"The VCC board with this decision is in fact setting Canadian
foreign policy. The board had no
right to humiliate the students this
way."
Board   member   E.W.    Dean
Socreds push differential fees
By CRAIG BROOKS
Visa students at post-secondary
institutes in B.C. could soon be
paying higher tuition fees than Canadian students if the provincial Social Credit party has its way.
Delegates at last weekend's Socred convention voted overwhelmingly to immediately implement differential fees.
But premier Bill Bennett said he
personally opposes increased tuition fees for foreign students. "(Ed
ucating foreign students) is the best
investment in diplomacy. It's worth
millions of dollars in embassies.
You couldn't buy that," Bennett
said at a Young Socred reception
Saturday.
Bennett added all convention resolutions are analyzed in cabinet and
"some can't be done." He said he
would have spoken against the resolution during the discussion if he
was party president.
Although   education   minister
Brian Smith spoke against the motion on the convention floor, delegates voted 75 per cent in favor of
accepting differential fees.
Point Grey MLA Garde Gardom
also opposed the motion. "I feel
that a bit of reciprocity (between
governments on education) is
good," he said.
Delegates also approved establishment of an education voucher
plan for expenses at both element-
See page 2: PARENTS
agreed. "I disagree with the board
making decisions on the basis of
some international quarrel where
we can't tell who is right or
wrong."
Baker saw the issue differently,
"the question being asked was
'Should this board enter into a contract with the Khadaffi government?' " Lee agreed. "We were
asked to enter a contract with a
government I believe most people
don't agree with."
But E.B. Sleigh disagreed with
Baker and Lee. "I don't think there
was any question of entering into a
contract with the Libyan government," he said. "We were contracting with the students."
"Any student is a product of his
particular country and the regime
he represents," said Lee.
When Chiu asked whether
board's position was not analagous
to a professor refusing to teach a
student because of his or her
political beliefs, board member
Nathan Divinsky said: "I see absolutely no connection. Our dealings with other governments do not
threaten Canadian students." .-•*"
Page 2
THE   U BYSSEY
Tuesday, November 24,1981
Parents to pay?
From page 1
ary and secondary schools.
Students would be issued a
voucher for a fixed amount of
money they could cash in at any
given institution. Students whose
parents wished them to attend a
more expensive institution would
have to pay the difference themselves.
OOPS
The Ubyssey would like to formally apologize to forestry professor Robert Kennedy for an error
that appeared in Thursday's
Ubyssey.
In a front page story entitled
Records destroyed in freak accident, The "Ubyssey gave the
number for UBC graduates to call
to confirm thetr degrees as
224-5857. This was Dr. Kennedy's
home phone, for which we
apologize. The nuntber should have
read 228-2305.
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Grade's policy 'uncaring'
WHERE'S THE PROTEST? asks helmet-wearing Marxist-Leninist protest
crasher, disguised as one of Vancouver's finest. Man pointed finger at
Socred convenjion, in town to decide on new electoral boundaries for next
year's provincial election. Marxist-Leninist was last seen riding motorcycle
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away from the protest, after finding out that Comrade Hardlyany Brains
was not registered at Hyatt Regency. Protestor was angry at human
resources minister Grace McCarthy's welfare policies and current cutbacks. (See story above.)
Wo/Mann wins UEL election, downs NDP
The University Endowment
Lands incumbent was re-elected to
the Greater Vancouver Regional
District Board (GVRD) on Saturday.
Iva Mann defeated NDP candidate Ray Cantillon in the race for
the two-year post with Mann receiving 619 votes to Cantillon's 408.
The campaign's main issue was
the question of municipal status for
the UEL.
The provincial government currently owns and administers the
UEL, and it has no area council. A
five-member committee is currently
examining the possibility of UEL
incorporation as an independent
municipality.
Mann said she favors the UEL
having its own elected council, and
gaining independence as a municipality.
But Cantillon had warned that
students living in UBC's residences
would lose their vote in future elections if the UEL obtained municipal
status, and would therefore be left
out of the proposed municipality.
Cantillon argued the most important election issue was preserving the student vote. But Mann
played down the issue, saying that
municipality status for the UEL was
not within the GVRD's jurisdiction.
Mann maintained that regional is-
Unions overlooking women
Working women's demands are
usually excluded from contract negotiations because of their lack of
union involvement, a newspaper
guild executive said Monday.
It is difficult to get women to attend union meetings because they
question whether unions can do
anything for them, Patti Lane, an
executive of a union representing
more than 900 Pacific Press workers, told 10 people in Law 180.
Women are not motivated to par
ticipate in unions because unions
have never done anything for women, Lane said.
She said she attempted to increase union involvement by setting
up workshops for the guild's 300
women members.
The workshops tried to persuade
women to think positively about
themselves and their work, she said.
She added the root of women's
union apathy was poor self-perception.
The workshops resulted in a dramatic increase in women executives
and leaders within the union. Lane
said she hopes that the women's increased interest in the union will allow equal pay for work of eqtbl
value to be the major Issue in contract negotiations with Pacific Press
next year.
She added ideas that women are
only temporary members of the
work force and that women's work
is unimportant or requires no skill
are unfounded.
sues were most important.
But Mann has been supportive of
UEL incorporation since 1975,
when she was first elected to the
GVRD.
Both candidates favor preserving
the UEL's wooded portion as parkland.
All but one of the houses inside
the UEL has been bought outright
after being leased from the provincial government.
Both ratepayers and tenants are
involved in the move toward
municipal status for the community.
A welfare cutbacks rally Saturday
turned against its organizers when
about 100 people occupied the
Hyatt Regency Hotel and harassed
Social Credit Party conventioneers.
The rally, organized by the
Downtown Eastside Residents' Association, labor unions, the B.C.
Association of workers and various
church groups, protested human resources minister Grace McCarthy's
"uncaring and inhuman" policies.
The more than 500 protestors
marched along Burrard Street to the
hotel and rallied at a nearby park.
A splinter group stormed the hotel
chanting, "We want Grace. Socreds
dine while children starve."
DERA organizer Libby Davies
said she never intended protestors
to enter the hotel and apologized to
McCarthy after the breakaway
group allegedly spat at and assaulted conventioneers.
"These people are not the people
who organized the rally and I'm
sorry," Davies said to McCarthy.
McCarthy appeared briefly from
behind the locked doors which prevented the group from entering the
the main convention floor. Security
officers took McCarthy behind the
doors after the group began to push
towards her. During the confusion,
a protestor allegedly bit a delegate.
"These people are something
else. They don't want to talk," McCarthy said.
McCarthy challenged Davies to
give her the name of anyone suffering because of welfare cuts.
Vancouver Community College
students were also at the rally, protesting cutbacks at their institution.
VCC external coordinator
George Psefteas* charged the provincial government is spending federal post-secondary money on
"megaprojects," instead of education.
The Socreds are investing funds
in university and college building
projects while the institutions suffer
without sufficient operating funds,
he added.
"It could be poor planning, or it
could be monument building," he
said.
Psefteas said Langara currently
faces a 25 per cent decrease in enrolment next year, because of a budget
freeze.
The VCC protest was organized
in cooperation with the welfare protest, he said.
Anti-fascist info
spread on campus
Burnaby's Diamond cut
The controversial jewel added to the crown of Burnaby Mountain, the
Jack and Sadie Diamond Club, was officially named last week.
And to commemorate the occasion the Simon Fraser University administration newspaper published a front page photo of Jack with wife Sadie
kissing him gently on the cheek. The opening coincided with the couple's
50th wedding anniversary.
But the photographer had not caught the celebrating couple in a loving
pose. Instead it was Diamond's former secretary Anna Petersen who was
pecking the race track owner on the cheek.
The SFU Week publishers were suitably embarrassed and ran a photo of
the real Sadie with Jack exchanging a toast at a similar function in 1978.
They also offered their sincerest apologies.
Construction of the social and recreational facility will cost an estimated
$1.6 million and Diamond's sons Charles and Gordon have kicked in an
additional $300,000.
Construction of the 12,400 square foot building is scheduled for completion by the fall of 1982.
Central America is the focus of
several events takirtg place on campus this week, as the UBC Latin
America Solidarity Committee
spreads information on the crisis
threatening that part of the world.
"We're trying to present alternative information to what you'll
find in the commercial press," said
LASC spokesperson Gene Long
Monday. "We want people not to
believe what (U.S. president)
Ronald Reagan and (secretary of
state) Alexander Haig have to say
because it's lies."
Today at noon in SUB 207/209,
the film Revolution or Death will be
shown. It depicts the atrocities El
Salvador's military junta inflicts on
its people.
On Wednesday in the same room
there will be a slide/tape presentation on Nicaragua from 11:30 a.m.
to 2:30 p.m.
Thursday, at the same place,
same time, there will be a slide/tape
on Guatemala.
The highlight of the week comes
niday   at   noon   in   the   SUB
auditorium. Paul Pineda, a student
from the general assembly of El
Salvador Universities, will speak
about problems university students
and the population as a whole in El
Salvador are facing.
"We expect a large turnout for
this because he has a lot to say
about what's going on in El
Salvador," said Long.
Throughout the week LASC will
have an information booth in the
SUB foyer. The display includes
leaflets, articles, posters, t-shirts
and buttons. Long said the booth
gained a lot of attention Monday
and many buttons, posters and
t-shirts were sold.
Several UBC groups have endorsed the week of solidarity with Central America, including the UBC
Law Union, World University Services of Canada, Arts
Undergraduate Society, Cooperative Campus Ministry, NDP
club, UBC women's centre, Environmental Interest Group,
Lutheran Student Movement, the
Teaching Assistants Union and The
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Does the United States have the right to continue its murderous policy
toward Central America?
Do Reagan and Haig have the right to make life miserable for millions of
people? Do they have the right to supply guns to murderers?
Does the American government have the right to prop up an unwanted
regime with economic aid and so-called "military advisors?"
Do you care?
If so, do something. This is Solidarity With Central America Week at
UBC, and a variety of events will be taking place in SUB.
Catch the film Revolution or Death and learn what is really going on in El
Salvador. Talk to the people sitting at the information table in SUB lobby,
and discover why opposition against American policy toward Central America is growing.
Don't let the lies of the Western governments and their media lackeys
shape your opinions and or lull you into complacency. Thafs exactly what
Reagan and his henchmen want.
This week you have access to alternative yet reliable information
sources, particularly the presentation by Paul Pineda, a Salvadorean student leader and representative of the Democratic Revolutionary Front
(FDR) who currently lives in exile in Costa Rica.
Students have remained silent long enough. It is time for us to raise our
voice against what we know is wrong, and to investigate half-truths instead of accepting them as fact.
We applaud the Latin America Solidarity Committee and its efforts to organize and sponsor Solidarity Week, and would like to add The Ubyssey to
the list of UBC groups which have endorsed the week of activities.
THE UBYSSEY
November 24,1981
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
staff and not of the AMS or the university administration. Member, Canadian University Press. The
Ubyssey's editorial office is in room 241k of the Student
Union Building. Editorial departments, 228-2301; Advertising, 228-3977.
It was the fabulous thirteen that rode out of Point Grey that day. Brian Jones and Muriel
Draaisma, who's been getting quite a reputation as a husband and wife trick riding team,
didn't leave a tense jaw in town. The clowns did their part too. Craig Brooks and Craig Yuill
did their best to entertain the crowds with their lemon pies and fiscal banana peels they laid
out for Sheriff Kenny. Another team, the Wong brothers Joe and Chris led out their trained
editors; Glen Sanford, raoring viciously, was reduced to a calm, playful, kittenish creature
with the Wong's magic powders and fungi. Glen Schaefer and the token commie Scott
McDonald watched on the sidelines, waiting for a moment to rob the till. Julie Wheelwright
and Dirk Sion joined the two shady eyed villains, clad in black leather. "Let's make a run for
'it," shouted Schaefer and the magnificent thirteen scattered from Point Grey, never to be
seen again.
The university should be brought to the people
Tuition increases are despicable
because they apply to everyone
without regard for their ability to
pay. But because of what UBC is I
think it might be a good thing if the
university expired because of the
funding problem. Sometimes it is
easier to start from the beginning to
build something of value.
A university that I would feel
good about defending from cutbacks would be very different. The
campus would be downtown or in
the east end and housed in a modest
building. All social luxuries should
be located near the poorest people
to give them access and to
discourage us from becoming giddy
with extravagance.
In contrast, UBC is surrounded
by opulence. A new stone arch
marks the gate to the campus. Near
the entrance to the Endowment
lands are some of the cities most expensive houses. Inside the gates is
an enormous amount of land that
would be great for low-cost housing
that is instead a golf-course. The
buildings on campus are beautiful
and luxurious. We have skating
rinks, swimming pools, stadium
and an expensively refurbished
cafeteria. Compare the campus to
the community colleges. Compare
the facilities offered to students, to
those offered people in the east end
of the city. Compare the comfort of
student life to the life of the senior
citizen in a long-term care facility or
trying to make ends meet on just the
old-age pension. The campus is obviously made for the elite. Some impoverished students struggle to be
included but really, this place is not
meant for them. (Students spend
their money helping new buildings
be erected no one suggests that we
should get together and help poor
students).
In the ideal university, students
would be actively recruited from
all social and economic levels.
Classes such as machine-shop and
welding would be held along with
political science, philosophy,
English etcetera. This would be to
discourage the elitist nature of
universities and to let people
broaden their learning.
Older students would be given
special economic advantages to
recognize their years of contribution. The continuing education
courses are now much more expensive. Younger students would
recognize themselves as the least entitled to the gift of education and in
times of economic strain would seek
ways to sacrifice and repay the community.
Degrees would not be granted. If
asked what they had learned
students would have to talk about
what they had learned. In this way
individuals who could learn outside
of the university would compete on
an equal basis.
Faculty would be moderately
paid and would be part of a
democratically run campus.
Teachers would appear to be interested in student concerns and not
just in job  security and  pay increases.
Education would be considered a
life-long process and not just a
quick granting of status for
knowledge soon forgotten.
Perhaps, if the university was
more responsive to the whole community it would not be as susceptible to funding cutbacks in the
future.
Geoffrey Lyon
arts 3
Ubyssey reviewer confuses issues
Student poverty boring?
To the students of UBC.
Did you know:
• that SFU is looking at the
possibility of 22.7 to 33 per cent tuition fee hikes next year?
• that universities in Ontario
and Quebec are considering making
tuition fees 30 to 40 per cent of their
budgets (which means an 80 per
cent fee hike or more!)
• the current board of governors policy for tuition fees is: tuition fees be not less than 10 percent
of the net budgeted general purpose
operating costs for the current fiscal
year (that is, the fiscal year in which
the review is made). Also that the
decision should be made in
November to set tuition fees for the
following year.
• that the Board of Governors
deferred the decision on tuition fees
until January 1982.
Could you give us your opinions
on tuition fees? Better yet, write
directly to the board of governors,
attention Dr. Peterson, c/o Anthony Dickinson or Chris Niwinski
your student BoG reps.
Anthony Dickinson
box 169 SUB
Chris Niwinski
box 170 SUB
student board reps
The review of Athol Fugard's
play Boesman and Lena that appeared in The Ubyssey on Friday,
Nov, 20 distorts what the play is
really about. Fugard is not writing
about the "frustration of bulldozed
blacks." In fact, he is not writing
about blacks at all. He is concerned
with colored people in South
Africa.
In North America, 'colored' and
'black' often mean the same thing,
but in South Africa they do not.
According to the Oxford English
Dictionary, in South Africa the
word 'colored' refers to people of
"mixed black or brown and white
descent." In describing Boesman
and Lena as colored, Fugard is indicating that his characters are not
black or white, but mixed.
Your reviewer notes that there is
some hostility between Boesman
and the old African and writes that
"Boesman wants to get rid of him
because he's black and Boesman
and Lena are brown — an interesting statement by Fugard on the development of prejudices."
However, because of the failure
to distinguish between the words
'colored' or 'brown' and 'black,'
this way of describing Boesman's
contempt for the old African obscures what is actually happening in
the play: colored people are caught
between whites and blacks and belong to neither group; whites discriminate against them, and they
discriminate against blacks.
Boesman's contempt for the old
African, whom he calls a "kaffir"
(according to Fugard's gloss, "an
abusive name for an African; nigger"), is not just an interesting side
point; it is of central importance in
this play about the lives of colored
people under apartheid.
It is not surprising that the review
of the play in your paper did not
recognize that 'colored' does not
mean 'black,' since the Crossroads
Theatre production did not make
this clear either. Indeed, I wonder
whether the company is aware of
the difference. It was only recently
that I became aware that in some
parts of the world the words are not
synonymous.
However, since Boesman and
Lena is about colored people — a
group of people who are often forgotten in talk about the black/white
split in South Africa — it is important to recognize that in this play
'colored' does not refer to black
people. A Canadian play about the
problems of the Metis would be seriously distorted if viewers of the
play thought that 'Metis' is synonymous with 'Indian,' for in such an
event the unique problems of the
Metis would be totally ignored.
Yvonne Price
grad studies
The Ubyssey welcomes letters
from all readers.
Although an effort is made to
publish all letters received, The
Ubyssey reserves the right to edit
letters for reasons of brevity, legality and taste.
Neatness counts. Tuesday, November 24,1981
THE    UBYSSEY
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Letters
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TAU strike vote may save grad's financial life
As a teaching assistant who voted
in favor of holding a strike vote I
would like to explain some of the
reasons why I feel a positive strike
vote is necessary.
In my mind a primary reason is
the low wage offer the UBC administration has proposed. While on
the surface a 14.2 per cent increase
may seem reasonable, it really is
totally inadequate when: the Vancouver cost of living increases more
than 15 per cent each year; the cost
of living for graduate students goes
up at an even higher rate, according
to the faculty of graduate studies; in
all likelihood, because of provincial
cutbacks and the loss of federal
transfer payments, tuition fees
could easily rise by 50 per cent or
more; most importantly, the current wages are already inadequate
to live on without substantial outside income.
Initially when I began my M.A.
program I thought that with my
TAship I would have a financially
easy year. How wrong I was.
I had only a small amount of sav
ings from summer work and took
out a student loan, even though I already have a $2,000 debt over my
head, in case of an emergency.
Now my rent has increased more
than 30 per cent, and I've already
used most of the first half of my
"emergency" funds. In addition
I've taken on a couple of small jobs
for extra money.
In the summer I'm supposed to
finish my thesis. But by April I'll
probably be broke, if not further in
debt. There are summer stipends offered by UBC but they are not guaranteed and only about 50 per cent
of all applicants got them last year.
In addition, the stipends are not
high enough to pay costs for four
summer months. Yet according to
university regulations I'm expected
to finish my degree by September.
Put simply, I am going down the
tubes financially. I am angry that a
strike vote is necessary to prod the
university into making a decent
wage offer.
For these reasons, and for others
like having a decent but not com-
AMS doesn't like itself
This Alma Mater Society budget
committee very reluctantly passed
Filmsoc's budget. This reluctance
was caused by the fact that we basically had no choice but to pass it
and we seriously question council's
ability to make an informed rational, and impartial decision on
the issue.
Given this decision, the budget
committee is concerned about its
mandate. Why do we exist? Previously, we thought that we were supposed to look after council's financial affairs based on facts, figures,
and (if necessary) interviews with
Alma Mater Society organizations
which had special requests. The rationale is that council does not have
the time to do this itself.
However, council ordered us to
pass a budget which council members we believe, had not adequate
information to make an informed
decision. The decision, therefore,
was made on emotional grounds.
The consequences of this decision
is that budget committee, not council, must find the shortfall — and
the areas we take it from may hurt.
Is council willing to back us up on
this?
The budget committee had very
lengthy discussions regarding Filmsoc. We looked at their request, and
seriously considered it in light of
our resources, and their viewpoints.
Then we passed it — nearly unanimously. Why then are we forced to
reverse our decision? And why are
you reversing yours? We feel that
council should respect the decisions
of its subcommittees — not overthrow them in what amounts to a fit
of passion.
the budget committee
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pulsory union security clause, I
strongly urge all TAs, whether or
not they are union members, to vote
yes in the strike vote to force the'
university back to the negotiating
table with a decent offer.
And to those TAs who have other
sources of income as well, such as
research or scholarship money,
please remember those of us who
aren't so lucky, who depend totally
on our TAships.
BUI Tieleman
graduate student
political science
'Media and public ignore Shumuk'
Imagine this: you are sentenced
to 10 years hard labor for writing a
book, but let's not stop there, let's
say that you have already spent
more than 25 years of your life in
prisons for the (non-violent) expression of your beliefs.
Now, let's stop imagining, because this happens to be true for
one man by the name of Danylo
Shumuk, the most imprisoned political prisoner in the USSR today.
Wednesday, Nov. 18, a motion
was raised in Canada's House of
Commons under Standing Order 43
which asked the Soviet government
to release Danylo Shumuk on humanitarian grounds and allow him
to join his relatives in Canada. The
motion was raised by Conservative
Flora McDonald and seconded by a
Liberal member of parliament — it
received the unanimous consent of
the House.
Being a relative of Danylo's, I am
quite involved with his case, nonetheless I can not help but be saddened at public and media apathy toward the case of Danylo Shumuk
and that of all prisoners of conscience. Fortunately, a few public
organizations have been responding
to what is probably my family's last
effort to free Danylo before he dies.
Amnesty International groups
around the world have been writing
letters asking for his release or improvement of treatment since he
was sentenced in 1971. In the month
of December all Amnesty groups
will be notified of my grand uncle's
deteriorating health and dismal situation when he is put on the "urgent action network."
Also, Tuesday, Nov.24 at 8 p.m.
the CBC's Fifth Estate will air a feature on Danylo Shumuk. I urge
everyone to watch it and to sign
Amnesty UBC's petition for his release. Watch for them in SUB this
week and next.
Vic Shumuk
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December 2, 1981—12:30 p.m.
Political Science Lounge, Buchanan 478
Competition for the 1983 Legislative Internship Programme is now open.
WHAT'S INVOLVED:  Working with MLAs and government ministries in a
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HOW MANY: Maximum of 10.
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WHEN: 1 January—31 May, 1983.
APPLICATION
DEADLINE: 1 February, 1982.
All interested students are invited to attend the above meeting. Those students
unable to attend may obtain complete information from the participating
departments on campus. Page 6
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Tuesday, November 24,1981
[
Tween Classes
TODAY
LATIN AMERICAN SOLIDARITY COMMITTEE
FHm: Revolution or Daath, about El Salvador,
noon, SUB 207/208.
CITR
Gay Imum: produced by tha gay people of UBC,
3 p.m., cable 100 fm.
Thunderbird   Sporti   Report:   Brenda   Hughe*
looks into major intercollegiate and intramural
•ports action at UBC, 5 p.m., cable 100 fm.
Airstage: radio thriller The Assassin Game produced by UBC students, 9 p.m., cable 100 fm.
TROTSKYIST LEAGUE
Marxist literature and discussion, no time mentioned, SUB plaza.
CCCM
Eucharist and animal sacrifice, noon, Lutheran
campus centre.
ASTRONOMY CLUB
Film, all welcome, 5:30 p.m.. Geophysics 140.
PROGRESSIVE CONSERVATIVE CLUB
Table: How to atop federal tuition fee hike,
noon, SUB main floor.
AIESEC
Mr. Chariwood speaks on Franchising and real
aetata, everyone welcome, noon, Henry Angus
104.
GAYS/LE8BIAN8
Radio show: Out ... on campus, 3 p.m., CITR
cable 100 fm.
Organizational meeting, noon, SUB 237b.
UBC JAPAN CLUB
General meeting, noon, SUB 212.
CHINESE CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP
Group sharing, noon, SUB 211.
WEDNESDAY
LATIN AMERICAN SOLIDARITY COMMITTEE
Nicaraguan labor leader Julio Vorgas speaks,
noon, Buch. 204.
CITR
Still ain't satisfied: Looks into contemporary women's issues, 3 p.m., cable 100 fm.
SCIENCE FICTION SOCIETY
General meeting. Taking orders for space shuttle
Columbia posters, 11:30 a.m., SUB 224.
UBC SAILING CLUB
General meeting, noon, SUB 212.
CCCM
Marjory Hatpin is coming to help catch and cook
a bigfoot for dinner, 5:30 p.m., Lutheran campus
centre.
Group splash and morning dialogue: topic this
week is "God," 8 a.m., UBC swimming hole.
COMMITTEE AGAINST RACIST
AND FASCI8T VIOLENCE
Literature table, noon, SUB foyer.
PSYCHOLOGY STUDENTS' ASSOCIATION
Tannis MacBeth WWiams spaaks on some effects of televieion, noon, Buchanan 100.
STUDENT COUNSELLING
AND RESOURCES CENTRE
Information and interviews for volunteer placements, 12 noon to 2:30 p.m., student counselling resource centre in Brock Hall.
PROGRESSIVE CONSERVATIVE CLUB
Table: Diacuaaion on federal fee hike, noon,
SUB main foyer.
UBC BRIDGE CLUB
Informal bridge night, fun for all, 7 p.m., Lethe.
PSYCHOLOGY STUDENTS' ASSOCIATION
Liquidity trap, all welcome, 8 to 12 midnight,
SUB 207/208.
COMMITTEE AGAINST RACIST
AND FA8CI8T VIOLENCE
Literature table, SUB foyer.
THURSDAY
IVCF
Panel discussion on stewardship, noon, Chem.
250.
ISMAILI STUDENTS' ASSOCIATION
Or. H. Kassis speaks on contemporary Islam,
noon, SUB 119.
CITR
Cross Currents: A look at consumer and environmental issues, 3 p.m., cable 100 fm.
Thunderbird Sports Report: A look at the upcoming T-bird baaketball teams, women's and
men's, 5 p.m., cable 100 fm.
TROTSKYI8T LEAGUE
Marxist literature and discussion, noon, SUB
plaza.
INTRAMURALS
Co-rec volleyball drop-in, 7:30 p.m.. War Memorial gym.
BAPTIST STUDENT UNION
Group diacuaaion on: Afraid to love and be loved, noon, Angua 215.
STUDENTS FOR AN ACCESSIBLE EDUCATION
Public forum on cutbacks and UBC's financial
crisis, noon, Buch. 104.
NEWMAN CATHOLIC CENTRE
General meeting, noon, St. Merit's.
CLASSICS CLUB
General meeting, noon, Buch. 2S66.
PC CLUB
Election of model parliament delegates and discussion of model parliament details, noon, SUB
council chambers.
BC PIRG
B.C. ombudsman Karl Friedmann speaks, noon,
Buch. 206.
SCEC
Hearing impairment workshop snd free sign language lesson, noon, Scarfe 203.
CSA
Roller skating party, fund raising for United Way,
6 p.m., Richmond Stardust.
Chinese fHm  series:   From Slave to General,
noon, SUB auditorium.
CAMPUS CRUSADE FOR CHRIST
Panel diacuasion: Sharing Christ with your
enemy, noon, SUB 111.
GAYS/LESBIANS UBC
General meeting, noon, SUB 207/209.
PSYCHOLOGY 8TUDENTS' ASSOCIATION
Dr. P. Suedfeld speaks on: Grad school requirements, noon, Buch. 100.
LAW UNION
Charon Gill speaks on: B.C. Organization to fight
racism, noon, Law 178.
COMPUTER SCIENCE STUDENT SOCIETY
Lee Moller, Sydney Development Corporation,
on: Artificial intelligence and commercial product design, 1 p.m., Csci 308.
FRIDAY
LASC
Speaker: Student leader from El Salvador, Paul
Pineda, noon, SUB auditorium.
CITR
Dateline International: Trends in Japanese business, produced by Rob Simms, written by Dan
Tidbell, 3 p.m., cable 100 fm.
BSU
Bible study, noon, Angus 215. '*
MU8UM STUDENTS' ASSOCIATION
Muslim juma (Friday prayers). All Muslims are requested to attend, noon. International House
lower lounge.
SATURDAY
CITR
Behind Four Watts: A look at the rental housing
market in Vancouver
Making Waves:  Paul Kaihla talks to Barbara •
Frum and Peter C. Newman about media in Canada, 4:30 p.m., cable 100 fm.
MONDAY
IVCF
Coffee house featuring a Kitsilano Christian evangelical group, plus refreshments and lota of
opportunities to talk to Christians about what
Christianity really is, 8 p.m.. Gage residence
lounge.
BC PIRG
A meeting for new members, noon, SUB 113.
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Hot Flashes
Deaf fi and
oppression
It's the week of solidarity with
Central America, and UBC students
who want to fight imperialist oppression have a chance to gain
some useful knowledge.
Today at noon in SUB 207
the film Revolution or Death, depicting the right wing suppression
in El Salvador, will be shown. On
Wednesday in the same place there
will be a slide/tape presentation on
Nicaragua from 11:30 to 2:30 p.m.
And all week there will be an information table in the SUB foyer.
History starts
It was dark and silent at UBC, as I
shuffled out of Main library late one
depressing night. And suddenly it
came to me, and I saw the light.
"History students of the world
unite! You have nothing to lose but
your boredom. Help plan months of
academic debauchery and intellectual orgies. Founder's meeting Wednesday noon in the history department lounge, 12th floor Buchanan
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There was a blinding light and I
fainted. But when I came to I found
others all over campus had heard
the same message, and now we are
all committed to revealing the truth
to all. Please join us.
fee hike they say the feds are forcing upon us.
That is why they are holding an
informational table today at noon in
the SUB concourse.
€ii§§'sedge TVptychi
At one time, people were concerned that Wreck Beach erosion
would ultimately see UBC fall into
the ocean. But people are no longer
worried, because if government
shortfunding of UBC continues,
this campus will have gone the way
of the dodo bird long before nature
gets us.    But wait.
There's a way to stop this erosion
of UBC. Learn about what's happening and take action. There's a
public forum at noon Thursday
dealing with cutbacks, tuition fees,
and accessibility.
It's in Buchanan 104. Be there or
be air.
feds bashed
The UBC Conservative Club
would like to table the $370 tuition
Some people get psyched out by
this kind of hot flash, but here goes
anyway. The psychology students
association presents Tannis MacBeth Williams, in Buchanan 100 at
noon, where she will discuss some
effects of television.
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Tuesday, November 24,1981
Volleyball on way to t
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By SCOTT McDONALD
Either Sandy Silver was wearing
her Dale Ohman mask or Dale
Ohman was wearing his Sandy
Silver mask.
Silver and Ohman are respectively the women's and men's volleyball
coaches, and in separate interviews
told the same story about their
teams' 3-2 performances in the second Canada West volleyball tournament held in Edmonton on the
weekend.
Both the men's and women's
teams' results were exactly the same
as the ones from the first tournament. Silver and Ohman said these
results did not accurately reflect
their teams' play or improvement
UBC hockey
drops a pair
to Huskies
By DIRK SION
The UBC Thunderbird hockey
team, after splitting a pair of games
against the highly rated University
of Alberta team last week, suffered
a relapse and lost 5-3 Friday and
10-3 Saturday against the University
of Saskatchewan Huskies.
The games, which were played at
Thunderbird arena, left the 'Birds
at the bottom of the Canada West
standings at 1-5 and evened the
Huskies record at 3-3.
"We weren't mentally prepared," UBC coach Jack Moores said.
"They had the same record as we
did (1-3) and some of our guys
weren't ready. Our preparation
against Saskatchewan was not as intense as it was against Alberta."
Saskatchewan's aggressive skating and forechecking took UBC by
surprise. The 'Birds' defencemen
were constantly pressured and had
trouble moving the puck out of
their own zone. After stressing conditioning against Alberta Moores
admitted it was still a problem.
"We used five defencemen and they
got tired."
Many of the Saskatchewan goals,
especially on Saturday, came on
sloppy defensive plays. Huskie
players were allowed to come right
in on goalies Ron Paterson and Ian
McEachern for easy shots.
The 'Birds' offense was not much
better than its defense. The fore-
checking was ineffective against the
Huskie defencemen who usually
cleared the puck out as soon as it
was shot in. It appeared at times
that the UBC players didn't know
where teammates were. On several
occasions the puck was whacked
wildly when a 'Bird player was open
for a simple pass.
But UBC's weekend was not an
entire disaster. The 'Birds managed
to make Friday's game close, the insurance goal was shot into an empty
net.
Their opposition was underrated
as well. Reports emphasized their
1-3 record instead of their Canadian
championship last year. "Saskatchewan is very disciplined and they
played a very, very good game,"
Moores said.
UBC got goals by Bill Holowaty,
Terry McDonald and Kevin Argue
Friday and from Holowaty, Ted
Cotter and Tom Ouchi on Saturday.
The 'Birds' next games are this
weekend in Saskatoon against Saskatchewan again. Preparation for
these games will include work on
puck handling and puck control
and will stress team defense and
leaving   the   zone   Moores   said.
since the first tournament two
weeks ago in Victoria.
Although both teams have 6-4
records; the women are in a slightly
better position to overtake the
leader in first place. Calgary leads
the men's league with a 10-0 record
and the women's league with a 9-1
record.
With a switch this year to five
tournament instead of four only the
top team goes on to the nationals.
There is a chance that the playoff
between the top two teams may be
reinstated, but Silver said it was only a faint possibility.
The women opened the tournament Friday with two two and a
half hour matches. In the first
against Alberta UBC lost the first
two games and then fought back
and won the next three. Against
Victoria UBC again dropped the
first two games, won the next two
and then lost the decider 15-8. The
women also lost to Calgary in four
games, beat Saskatchewan in four
and downed Lethbridge three
straight.
Victoria and Calgary also beat
UBC in the first tournament, but
Silver said UBC had improved more
than the other two teams. This can
be seen in the close scores in the
games with these teams and the fact
that Victoria went from 5-0 to 3-2.
Silver said she was pleased with
her team's performance in the long
five game matches. She added that
Karen Blair had her best tourna
ment and that Carol Pollock and
Collen Cole also played very strongly.
The men's story was much the
same as the women's. The 'Birds
beat Alberta, Saskatchewan and
Lethbridge and were defeated by
Victoria and Calgary. UBC dropped three close games to Calgary
and ran out of steam in the fifth
game against Victoria. Ohman said
UBC had control of the match and
were up 2-1, but squandered opportunities to win it in both the four
and five games.
If the league playoff is not instituted UBC will need some help
from one of the other teams if it is
to finish in first place.
Ohman   said  that   the   Canada
West conference is probably the
strongest in the country and that
Victoria, Calgary and UBC could
be the top three teams.
UBC captain Dan Watts did not
make the trip due to illness and
Ohman said his experience was
missed as the tournament progressed. Ohman added that his two
junior national players, Brad
Willock and Paul Thiesen, and
Cary Gatzke played well.
Like Silver, Ohman also said his
team was improving faster than the
teams ahead of it and that unlike
teams like Calgary, who depend on
one or two players, UBC is coming
together as a team.
The next tournament for both
teams is at the end of January.
HOCKEY PLAYERS WHO have gladly shed their antiquated boxer
shorts, and some Western teams have gone on to great triumphs. But
most Canadian coaches have decided only the weakest players will have to
— craig yuill photo
wear the old fashioned shorts; the movement could have many implications for the hockey world. Scene above is UBC losing to Saskatchewan
who won both games.
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Gymnastics
In a duo meet held in Seattle on
Saturday the men's team opened its
season on a positive note by defeating the University of Washington
Huskies 146.8-118.5.
UBC swept the all-round with
Kevin Seburn finishing first with
47.8 points and Glen Harder and
Tom Carlson tieing for second at
47.4 points.
UBC's Cam Bailey was first on
the high bar and floor exercises and
Harder won the parallel bars and
Seburn took the rings. The only
events Washington won were the
vault and pommel horse.
Rugby
UBC was back in Vancouver rugby union league action on Saturday
and the Thunderbirds defeated the
Red Lions 24-8. The second team
won 14-3 and the thirds came out
on top 24-0. The next action for
UBC is this Saturday when they
play Kats at Balaclava.
Football
They had to put the game back
several weeks because UBC was doing so well in Canada West league
play. It was then scheduled to be
played in the afternoon, but under
pressure from lushes who wanted^o
act like idiots in the stands it was
switched back to a 8 p.m. start.
That's right, it's the annual
Shrum Bowl. UBC against the boys
up on the hill, Simon Fraser University. Since the series was restarted in
1978 UBC has won two games and
lost one. From 1967-1971 UBC was
0-4-1. And that is why it was stop
ped.
The game is this Saturday at Empire stadium and even I am paying
to get in because the proceeds go to
the United Way.
A large crowd is expected to be
on hand to see what could be a
good football game and also to see
why SFU is glad it does not have
engineering pranks.
Late basket earns split
By SCOTT McDONALD
Just when the shooting improves,
the rebounding turns sour.
The UBC men's basketball team
put together its two best back to
back shooting nights so far this year
but only could manage a split in a
pair of weekend games with the
University of Calgary.
The first game on Saturday had
probably the most exciting finish
that fans in War Memorial have
seen in several years. With UBC
trailing 63-61, Pat West stole the
ball, raced the length of the court
and was fouled on the lay-in,
which he hit for the single point
win.
The Sunday afternoon game was
a different affair. After sticking
with Calgary till the half (37-37)
UBC fell apart in the second half
and lost 74-60.
The area that UBC coach Peter
Mullins said did the 'Birds in was
the boards. After out-rebounding
Calgary on Saturday, UBC was terrible on Sunday. With only two of
fensive rebound* UBC's rebounding, or lack of it, gave the game to
Calgary.
One other thing that was different from Saturday to Sunday
was Karl Tilleman. Tilleman is the
best shooting guard in Canada and
on Saturday he had an off game
and only hit on 12 of the 32 shots he
attempted for 24 points. In
Calgary's win he has good on 18 of
36 shots for 36 points. In both
games he was the high scorer.
UBC's top scorer was Bob Forsyth who had 19 in the win and 13
on Sunday. Mullins said that West
and Lloyd Scrubb also played well.
Scrubb finally broke out of his
shooting slump and was 9 for 13 on
the weekend.
It was the opening games of the
season for both teams. UBC will be
in Victoria next weekend where it
will tangle with the defending Canadian   University   champions,   the
University of Victoria Vikings.
»     *     *
The  women's  basketball  team
also played Calgary at War
Memorial but did not fair as well as
the men.
UBC dropped both games 55-50
on Saturday and 81-47 on Sunday.
UBC top scorer was Cathy
Bultitude while Jane Paskevich led
Calgary.
With 18 points from Bultitude in
the Saturday game, UBC came very
close to winning its first game in a
couple of years. Trailing only 51-50
with a minute left, UBC missed
both ends of a foul throw and then
missed a lay-up. UBC coach Jack
Promfret said his team played very
well and is happy with the improvement.
He added that on Sunday
Calgary's size advantage finally
caught up with UBC. Calgary had
more offensive than defensive
rebounds in the game. UBC will
also be in Victoria where it will face
an even harder task than the men.
The UVic women are also national
champions and have only lost one
game in the last two years.

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