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Array U Council seeks
I funds
The Universities Council of B.C.
has recommended the provincial
government fund construction of
UBC's covered pool and the library
processing centre.
But council chairman William
Armstrong said Thursday it has
not recommended immediate
funding for UBC's Asian Centre,
which has stood half-constructed
since the summer of 1975.
The council has requested an
outlay of approximately $1 million
for the library processing centre,
to be built in C-lot between
Woodward library and the East
Mall, Armstrong said.
The buildings, if approved, will
be among the first to be funded
under the terms of the B.C.
Educational Institutions Financing
Authority Act, passed last year by
BCSF plans
to oppose
tuition hike
The B.C. Students Federation
will meet Sunday to decide a
province-wide campaign to protest
tuition fee increases.
BCSF executive member Pam
Willis said Thursday the BCSF
executive and student leaders from
the Lower Mainland will meet at
Simon Fraser University to discuss
the feasibility of a province-wide
rally protesting tuition fee increases.
"Students need to show the
government they are very con-
™ned about the issue of tuition fee
increases," Willis said.
"A rally would be the best way of
doing that."
Willis said she thought many
students would support a rally.
She said many students 'are
concerned about tuition fee increases, but are frustrated
because they don't know how to
oppose them.
"Student leaders are not
providing enough direction," she
said. "There has to be action
behind their statements, or else the
students, provincial government
and university administration pick
up on this."
"We'veleft this far too late," she
said. "We have to move quickly if
we're going to be effective."
The rally is tentatively
scheduled for March 10.
Willis said SFU will hold its
annual general meeting Feb. 24
and set a policy to oppose fee increases then. An anti-tuition fee
increase committee will present its
platform at the meeting.
Willis said the BCSF is urging all
post-secondary institutions to
initiate some action on their own
campuses that would lead up to the
"A number of campuses have
participated in the letter campaign, which UBC started," Willis
Last November, UBC students
were asked to sign a
mimeographed letter protesting
tuition fee increases. Letters were
sent to education minister Pat
Willis said that UBC provides a
certain amount of direction, both
at student and provincial government level.
Last Monday, under graduate
society presidents at UBC
proposed a tuition fee boycott, to be
held only if tuition fees are increased by more than 10 per cent.
"BCSF's position has always
been that of no tuition fee increases," Willis said. "We were
therefore quite upset that the
position of the 10 per cent boycott
was proposed. However, this is not
an Alma Mater Society stand, it's
the stand of only a few people:"
the legislature. The act allows
borrowing on the public money
market for university capital
projects, which were formerly
funded as a part of annual
university budgets.
As part of the new system of
funding, all three of BX.'s public
universities have submitted five-
year plans for capital projects,
setting out building priorities.
Armstrong said the Asian Centre
is high on UBC's five-year plan.
The   three   UBC   projects   were
submitted to the council for immediate consideration for funding,
as the five-year plans will take six
to eight months of consideration,
he said.
The two accepted projects have
been submitted to education
minister Pat McGeer and will go
on to the provincial treasury
board's borrowing authority for
final approval and borrowing of
funds. In addition to the two UBC
projects, Armstrong said one
project   from    Simon    Fraser
University and two from the
University of Victoria have been
Asked why the Asian Centre was
rejected, Armstrong said there
was no real reason connected to the
centre's merit. "Neither the pool
nor the Asian Centre were brought
to us before as a priority," he
Both projects were originally
planned to be funded with private
and government contributions, but
in both cases, costs shot up and
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subsequent fund-raising efforts
have fallen far short of new
The Universities Council, which
also divides operating funds between B.C.'s three public universities, acts as an advisory body to
the education ministry on all.
funding matters affecting
Armstrong said he would not be
able to discuss UBC's five-year
capital projects proposal because
he had only received it Wednesday.
The plan was approved by the UBC
board of governors after it
received a report on building
priorities from the UBC senate's
building committee.
Senate approved the report after
it was attacked by education dean
John Andrews, who complained
education building needs had been
dropped to eighth priority after
being top priority in the last two
building committee reports.
Armstrong said education
facilities were a high priority in the
UBC five-year plan.
But he warned future planning
for capital spending will be "quite
a long process. Capital needs will
be evaluated continuously."
The capital spending outlay in
the 1977 provincial budget was $2.7
million, down from the 1976 figure
of $6 million. But because the new
act came into force just recently, it
will not be known exactly how
much will be spent on capital
projects until outlays are actually
Unlike previous years, the
capital grant is listed as a grant for
"capital support programs,"
reflecting the change in legislation.
The new system allows the
government to list the debts as
contingent liabilities, not part of
the provincial debt or any possible
budget deficit. The device was
employed frequently by the former
Social Credit government of
W.A.C. Bennett and by the present
Socred government.
The library data processing
centre, currently located in the
main library, will give the library
much-needed new space. Earlier
plans for the centre called for it to
be located on green space near
SUB, but an ensuing controversy
caused the administration to
choose the new location.
If approved, the capital grant
would allow completion of the
covered pool, now under construction behind SUB. The $4.7
million pool is currently short $1
million of funds needed for completion.
The Asian Centre is at least $3
million short of its $5 million
funding goal. Originally, the
projectwasduetocost 31.6 million,
but only the building shell was
completed when construction
halted because funds ran out.
SRA to rally against tuition increases
The student representative
assembly voted Thursday to spend
as much as $10,000 to organize a
March 1 rally against tuition fee
And the SRA decided to follow
the rally with a tuition fee boycott
if the board of governors at a
meeting the same day votes to
increase fees.
To promote the rally, the SRA
will hire full-time organizers, print
posters and invite administration
president Doug Kenny to a public
meeting about fee increases.
The vote means defeat for a
proposal drafted by undergraduate
society presidents recommending
students accept tuition fee increases of as much as 10 per cent.
The proposal called for a fee
boycott if the board increased fees
more than 10 per cent.
But now the boycott — students
would refuse to pay any increase—
will go ahead if the board approves
any increase.
Kenny has said tuition fees will
increase 25 per cent for most
students next year and as much as
40 per cent for students in
professional faculties.
The SRA vote followed a lengthy
debate about how to fight fee increases.
Moe Sihota, Alma Mater Society
external affairs officer and student
board of governors member, said
tuition fee increases would compound serious financial problems
students face now.
He said increases in rent, the
price of food and transportation
costs have made it difficult for
many students to afford a
university education.
"UBC is a rich institution. Most
students can probably afford fee
increases but we are talking about
the 1,000 or 2,000 on the border?"
Sihota said a 10 per cent fee
increase would hurt some students
although it would do little to improve UBC's financial position.
He said a 10 per cent increase
would contribute only $1 million
dollars to a university budget that
will exceed $100 million/
Board member Basil Peters said
students must act quickly to express their opposition to fee increases.
"We should spend some money
and put some people to work. In
two weeks the board will decide on
fees and it will never change its
Arts representative Pam Willis
said the only reason students have
not yet joined to oppose fee increases is that student leaders
have not shown them how.
The SRA voted to establish a
committee to organize the rally.
The committee, open to all
students, will meet for the first
time in SUB Monday. Page 2
Friday, February 11, 1977
Af Ont. campuses
Students boycott
OTTAWA (CUP) — Students at
11 Ontario campuses boycotted
classes Wednesday and Thursday
to protest province-wide tuition fee
increases of $100 for universities
and $75 for colleges.
Students at Humber, Fanshawe
and Niagara colleges and at the
universities      of      McMaster,
Alta. fees
pushed up
EDMONTON (CUP) — Alberta
advanced education minister Bert
Hohol has unilaterally increased
tuition fees for visa students by
$300 for universities and $150 for
The new fees are effective for the
fall term beginning in September.
Observers are questioning the
legality of the increase, announced
Monday, because the Alberta
Universities Act stipulates that
only boards of governors may set
fee structures with ministerial
The University of Alberta board
has opposed differential fees while
the Universities of Calgary and
Lethbridge approved of the $300
hike on the condition a royal
commission be established to investigate the two-tier system and
that graduate students be exempt.
There is some speculation that
Hohol will attempt to change the
act because he ignored the
statements of all three boards. The
differential fees will affect all visa
students including graduate
students and college transfers.
Federation of Alberta Students
president Steve Cheshire said FAS
lawyers consider the hike illegal
but FAS will wait for Hohol's next
move before considering legal
Harold Gunning, U of A
president, said he is unhappy with
the move and questioned Hohol's
attempts to consult with the
universities if he was prepared to
go ahead with differential fees.
U of A board chairman Eric
Geddes said he did not know what
action the government might take
if the university refuses to implement a two-tier system.
"I suppose they could hold back
the grant (which funds the
university) but I'm confident they
wouldn't. It could be varied,
Lakehead, Carleton, Windsor,
Toronto, Laurentian, York and
Brock took part in the boycott.
At Laurentian, classes were shut
down and about 40 students
picketed the university entrances.
University support staff and city
bus drivers did not cross the line.
At Carleton, 300 students left
their classes Wednesday to attend
a general assembly. Student
president Scott Mullin told them
that "if all taxpayers pay, all
qualified persons should be able to
attend (a post-secondary institution)."
And Dan O'Connor, National
Union of Students executive
secretary, told the students that "if
we sit back and do nothing, nobody
else will move first."
The boycott strategy was
planned in mid-January at a
meeting of student leaders sponsored by the Ontario Federation of
Students, as part of its campaign to
oppose the tuition increases announced by the government in
November and effective in September.
The increases mean that
university tuition will rise to about
$700 per year and college fees to
about $325 per year.
Student leaders oppose the increases because, they say, tuition
acts as a financial barrier to low-
income students. They also say the
recent increase announcement,
and government statements that
tuition fees may rise again in
future jrears are indications the
Henderson report is being implemented.
The report, on special program
spending, advocated tuition fee
increases of 65 per cent to make up
for government funding cutbacks.
It was compiled under the direction of former auditor-general
Maxwell Henderson_and released
in late 1975.
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Arts Undergraduate Society
All Candidates
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In Buchanan Lounge
FRIDAY, FEB.  11/77
Art Students Please Attend
Riverview deaths probed
Canadian University Press
Investigations have begun into
the deaths of two Riverview
Hospital mental patients who
died within a week of each other,
New Westminster coroner Doug
Jack said Wednesday.
Jack ordered an attorney-
general's department inquiry
into the death of Lewis Hall, 61,
who died Jan. 30 in the burns unit
of the Vancouver General
Hospital three weeks after being
severely scalded in a bathtub at
Jack is also investigating the
circumstances surrounding the
death of 19-year-old John
L'Hirondelle, who was found
dead at approximately 3 a.m.
Feb. 3 after being admitted only
hours earlier for exhibiting
"agitated psychotic  behavior."
Riverview director Ian Manning has refused to comment on
either of the deaths.
A member of the Committee of
Concern for the Rights of Mental
Patients was told by a Riverview
official earlier this week that the
matter of Hall's death was
"confidential" and could not be
discussed. ,
Hall's daughter, registered
nurse Marcena Levine, said
earlier this week she was
"troubled" about the mystery
surrounding her father's death.
She added Riverview officials did
not tell her how her father
received the burns until after
they were informed she had
consulted a lawyer.
When contacted Tuesday by
The Other Press, student paper
at Douglas College, Manning
refused to comment on
L'Hirondelle's death and said the
matter was "not the kind of
subject matter a college paper
should be involved in."
He added he would contact Bill
Day, Douglas College's
Coquitlam campus supervisor,
"about theroleof the paper at the
Jack said earlier this week
L'Hirondelle died from a lung
hemorrhage of an "unusual"
kind, and although there was no
evidence of trauma or physical
injury an investigation is being
conducted into circumstances
surrounding the death.
A Coquitlam RCMP spokesman
said Tuesday investigations are
proceeding into Hall's death.
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Page 3
Education accessibility debated
University education should be
for the few instead of the many. At
least that's what an English 100
debate decided Thursday.
Winning debaters Nigel Findley
and Rob Campbell argued that
universities are already plagued
with overcrowding and financing
problems and could not offer expanded services without lowering
education standards.
"The university would become a
degree assembly line," Findley
Universities would become huge,
costly institutions if an attempt
was made to make post-secondary
education accessible to all who
want it, said Campbell.
The topic of the debate was
"Resolved     that     university
education should be for the many,
not just the few."
The UBC English department
organized the debate, and a local
newspaper donated a $50 prize to
the winning team. This is the third
year the competition has been
The purpose of the debates is to
stimulate thinking and encourage
English 100 students to develop
public speaking skills as well as
writing skills, English 100 chairman Jonathan Wisenthal said
"It's an effort in English 100 to
place emphasis on the spoken word
rather than the written word," he
Losing debaters John Lowe and
Lael McCall said university
education should not be limited to
people from economically
privileged backgrounds.
Lowe said university education
is necessary for the public to elect
good governments.
"The few are those in that select
group who have the education and
that will take over the reins of
power," he said.
The electorate must be educated
so it can decide what is true and
false and discount the verbal
diarrhea of politicians, Lowe said.
McCall said there are never
enough scholarships and bursaries
available to those who need them
to obtain a university education.
The world loses every time a
capable person is unable to attend
university, she said.
Findley, arguing against a mass
university education program,
said such a scheme is similar to
dropping a nuclear bomb on
Vancouver to rid the city of influenza.
Equating voting with the right to
a university education is
preposterous because every voter
would need a post-secondary
education, at impossible cost to
society, said Campbell in his
He said replacing an educated
few with an educated many would
create a nation of politicians.
Lowe argued Canada should be
able to afford education if it can
afford democracy.
English department head Robert
Jordan, who presented the prize,
said debating is becoming a
popular campus activity.
English professors Betty
Belshaw, Errol Durback and Jan
de Bruyn judged the debate.
De Bruyn said both sides had
good opening arguments but poor
rebuttals, and added the judges'
decision was unanimous.
Budget will force
college cutbacks
STUDENTS BEHIND BARS march across top of Sedgewick and see above  building,
selves reflected  in strange angular mirrors decorating parking area patriotically    in
—matt king photo
Note  flag  cunningly   placed  atop  bar, fluttering
pleasant   spring   gale   which    afflicted   campus
Women need emotional self-defence
Warmth, flexibility and
subordination in women have
become overworked to the point of
causing anxiety, stress and
depression, psychologist Sara
David said Thursday.
David was speaking to 80 people
in Mildred Brock lounge about
emotional self-defence for women.
She said women are highly praised
and glorified for expressing
emotional resourses such as
compassion and support.
"This kind of behavior enhances
the life of the recipients rather
than the life of the women," she
"These emotional resources
represent viluable and incredible
skills and there are circumstances
where it feels good to give them,
especially when they are given
freely and returned," David said.
But these skills tend to be taken
for granted and are constantly
dema .ded from women, David
said. 'We tend to become drained
and exhausted from constantly
hav Jig to give support, yet we are
mf.de to feel guilty if we fail to
behave in that way," she said.
David described other types of
behavior including assertiveness,
ielf-reliance, initiative and risk-
taking, which she said enhance the
lives of those who engage in them.
Such behavior is not acceptable
for women, she said. "Without
these characteristics though,
women cannot really change their
roles," David said.
Women who do not engage in
self-assertive behavior often withdraw from activity.
"Women   gradually   lose   their
self-esteem which leads to
depression and results in a long
downward spiral," she said.
David said she knows many
women who are competent anij
talented yet still suffer feelings of
self-doubt. She said they hide their
feelings but are still able to perform at a high level, and other
women don't suspect they are
struggling just like themselves.
David said women are always
expected to take care of others at
the expense of their own needs.
"Emotional self-defence involves
learning to take better care of
ourselves emotionally," she said.
To do this, David said, women
must increase their awareness of
their feelings and their bodies. She
said blocked emotional energy
contracts muscles, binding energy
which is then unavailable for other
"When it is not acceptable for a
woman to express anger she must
block it, this resulting in physical
tension," David said.
David said she believes
psychiatrists take the wrong approach , to helping women with
emotional problems.
"Most psychiatrists are males
who have been taught to think of
themselves as authorities and
automatically assume they know
what is wrong. They have not
learned to teach women how to get
in touch with themselves," David
David conducts weekend
workshops in emotional self
defence which she described as
highly successful. In these
workshops, women often learn to
express anger, she said.
David will conduct a workshop at
UBC Feb. 18,19, and 20 in Mildred
Brock lounge in Brock Hall. The
workshop will cost $50 per person,
and can be subsidized.
'Women must not be victims'
Women must stop being victims, and communication between men and women has to improve
before we can successfully fight the problem of rape.
That is what rape relief centre worker Geraldine
Glattstein told 25 women and two men Thursday.
She said women must leain to say no firmly, and
not be afraid of being rude to a man.
"Become angry if you have to," she said. "No
means no, and it's time we destroyed the myth that
when a womansays no she really means yes."
Glattstein made th'; remarks after the audience
watched a film titled Rape is a Social Disease.
The film deals with existing stereotypes and myths
about rape. It says rape is the ultimate form of
possession for a man, and the media prolong this
belief when advertisements show men with many
possessions also having beautiful women.
Among the myths and actual facts contrasted in the
film are:
• Only attractive young women, get raped — actually all women are potential victims;
• Rape is a sexual act — in fact it is an act of
• Rapists are psychopaths or perverts — in truth
all men are potential rapists;
• Rape is a spontaneous act — not so, according to
a study by Israeli sociologist Menachem Amir, which
says 75 per cent of all rapes are premeditated; and
• Victims and rapists are usually strangers —
actually, according to the Amir study, 60 per cent of
all rape cases the victim and rapist are at least
casual acquaintances.
Glattstein said the rape centre counsels an average
of 1.5 rape victims each day, and added 80 per cent of
all victims who go to the centre knew their assailants
before the crime.
She said self defence courses are worthwhile
because "it gives you a feeling of security, and puts
you in touch with how hard you can hit."
Even if a woman never goes out alone, and avoids
the 20 per cent chance of street rape, she still has an
80 per cent chance of being raped, said Glattstein. A
self defence course can at least increase a woman's
self confidence, she added.
Canadian University Press
The increase in the provincial
education budget is not enough to
maintain community colleges at
their present level, according to
Douglas College president George
And Frank Beinder, executive
secretary of the B.C. Association of
Colleges, said next year will be
"tough" for colleges.
Colleges will face restrictions in
the number of courses they offer
and the number of students
ehrolling at the colleges, Beinder
Wootton said grants to colleges
increased by only 10.8 per cent, but
a 20 per cent increase was needed
to maintain this year's levels.
But, he said, tuition increases
are unlikely at Douglas College
because under the present cost-
sharing formula between the
province and the municipalities,
tuition fees only defray costs to the
Wootton added the final decision
on tuition increases rests with the
college council, which has not met
since the budget was announced
Jan. 24.
Beinder said colleges are considering cutting back by limiting
enrolment and terminating
"There will be an examination of
faculty lay-off where it can be
achieved, including termination of
part-time faculty," he said.
"Some students will be turned
away either by finding courses are
filled or that they are not offered."
Beinder said the education
department could give community
colleges more funds on the condition that a certain percentage of
the funds are used for vocational
And new colleges which are
growing rapidly might receive
special consideration, he said.
But he said the education
department does not favor
vocational courses over academic
"Nothing in my contact with the
minister or anyone else indicated
they have ceased to take an interest in academic courses,"
Beinder said.
Wootton said that although the
provincial budget was "better than
most people expected," newer
colleges such as East Kootenay
College and North Island College
might be adversely affected.
"I don't know if everyone's going
to get the 10.8 per cent increase, or
some more than others," he sai<".
Wootton said he wasn't "ecstatic" about the budget, and said
Douglas College is serving the
community as well as it can under
the circumstances.
Big chance!
This is your big chance. If
you're looking for glory, good
times, freebies and charming
company, drop into the Ubyssey
office, SUB 241K, and come join
us. We need you and you
desperately. Page 4
Friday, February 11, 1977
High price of birth control
The Pope was right after all.
Germaine Greer must have
warmed the hearts of many people in
Rome when she advocated less sex
and coitus interruptus as birth
control methods.
It's kind of funny, but not nearly
as ridiculous as it sounds. What
people tend to forget when they are
chuckling about Greer's "belly
painting" remarks — not to say they
shouldn't chuckle — is that Greer
also had some very good points to
make about birth control and
People — particularly women —
^are using birth control methods
about which many of them know
nothing, and which are harmful.
Furthermore, she said, there are
comparatively few days during a
woman's menstrual cycle when she
can become pregnant.
So until drug companies come up
with some effective contraceptive
methods that aren't at the same time
harmful to the user, we should use
the methods our grandparents used.
Unfortunately, many of us are
evidence of the relative lack of
success of those methods. But that
doesn't make any less valid Greer's
comments about prevalent birth
control methods.
Greer's point is that we are paying
for cheap, efficient birth control
with our health. Is it worth that
price? Or should we be demanding
better, safer birth control methods?
NEWS ITEM: Germaine Greer recommends
coitus interruptus, referring to it as "belly painting.'
Don't bother signing it. It's not one of your better ones.'
Poor head
I am writing to comment on your
headline, Greer urges pullout, in
reference to Germaine Greer's
advocacy of the coitus interruptus
method of birth control in a speech
here Wednesday.
The headline was a tasteless and
juvenile comment on Greer's
opinion on the subject. It was also a
misrepresentation of the very fair
story on Greer's speech that appeared below the headline.
How odd and sad that a paper
that takes the admirable and
principled stand of refusing CBC
ads because 6? that corporation's
refusal to run ads by gay groups in
Halifax should themselves run a
headline smacking of grossness
and devoid of any shred of
arts 4
Misinformed, unresearched, inaccurate
Thursday's The Ubyssey rated
as the most misinformed,
unresearched, and inaccurate
editions of the year. I am
referring specifically to the front
page story on a rally and your
The front page story suggested
that the external. affairs committee will organize a tuition
rally with or without the approval
of the student representative
assembly. This is a classic
example of a poorly researched
story. If your reporter had
discussed the matter with the
logical person — the chairperson
of the external affairs committee
(myself), perhaps a more accurate version of the situation
would have appeared in the
paper. However, since I was not
contacted, perhaps I can clarify
the matter now.
First of all, the external affairs
committee cannot even call a
rally. The constitutional
jurisdiction of the committee is
severely limited and it has no
right to pass such a motion.
I was made aware of this on
Wednesday by the AMS
president, and I agreed with his
decision. He has subsequently
ruled the committee minutes out
of order and they will be
presented to council only for
If The Ubyssey had contacted
me yesterday, I could have explained this state of affairs to
them, and a misinformed story
would not have appeared in
Thursday's paper. As it stands
now, the AMS has not taken a
position on the question of a rally.
I will, of course, support a rally.
Secondly, the external affairs
committee cannot defy an SRA
ruling. Therefore, should the SRA
oppose a rally, the committee has
no choice but to adhere to the
SRA motion. However, this does
not prevent individuals of SRA
from organizing their own rally.
May I also suggest that you
read your letters to the editor
before publishing your cartoons.
Your cartoon yesterday was
grossly inaccurate. I have never
supported a 10 per cent increase
in tuition fees. Furthermore, I
have never stated that the AMS
should take action against fees
only if the hike exceeds 10 per
Moe Sihota
external affairs officer
FEBRUARY 11,1977
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 ar':inistration. Member, Canadian University
Press. The Ubyssey publishes Page Friday, a weekly commentary
and review. The Ubyssey's editorial office is in room 241K of the
Student Union Building. Editorial departments, 228-2301;
Advertising, 228-3977.
Co-Editors: Sue Vohanka, Ralph Maurer
"Doug-Rushton, Doug Rushton," shouted Ted Davis, "the new Usedtobe
T-shirts are here." Verne (Vermin) McDonald-McDonald tried to crash PF's
orgy, and pulled one over Vicki Booth and Anne Cormack, disguising them
as a Matt King photo. Steve Howard put his on backward and was
immediately mistaken for a working typewriter by Judith Ince, Gray Kyles
and Maureen Curtis. Colleen Eros, kept on writing the sex issue while PFers
Las Wiseman, Amanda King and Richard Currie did exhausting research.
Shane McCune, on a liquid diet with Sue Vohanka, tried to turn his into a
mixed drink. Jon Stewart filmed Behind the Dark Room Door, starring
porn queen Merrilee Robson and David "Stud" Morton, while Dick Bale,
Terry Ades and Daniel Harper watched. Kathy Ford wanted to help but
needed Ralph Maurer for special effects. Bill Tieleman and Chris Gainor
wanted to see Bill Tieleman and Chris Gainor'In the film credits, and
Heather Walker and Liz Collins wanted Marcus Gee in the film, but he
couldn't measure up.
Has struggle come to this?
I was disgusted at reading of the
treatment received by John
Denniston, the Province
photographer covering Germaine
Greer's appearance.
For the benefit of the
unenlightened Denniston was the
only male photographer covering
this event, in the course of performing his job and trying to make
a living he was told to stop. He then
attempted to inform the women
concerned that if he stopped he
would become rapidly unemployed.
Their reply to this was to subject
him to a barrage of spitballs, yes,
spitballs; the primary weapon of
the grade two classroom. It appears these women were more
interested in wadding paper
projectiles for venting their
aggression than in listening to
Greer herself.
I think this represents a pretty
childish attitude towards answering an important social
problem. Ladies, really, has the
battle of the sexes finally come to
Neil McAllister
arts 1
If you read The Ubyssey as
closely as you obviously read the
Province, you would have noticed
that our photographers of Greer
were taken by one Doug Field,
definitely a non-woman. Nobody
spat at him.
If somebody actually spat on the
Province's photographer — and it
seems clear that you, like ourselves, have only the Province's
word — he may well have done
something to provoke the action.
The Province's whiny account of
the incident is not necessarily fair
and accurate. — Sta ff
Lesson three
Not bad, not bad. Most of you are
typing now, and some have caught
on to the revolutionary new concept of triple spacing.
Now, for you really smart letter
writers, the next challenge is:
please use a 70-space line.
Thank you.
Ricardo Montalban
Ubyssey typing pool
Ice time
The Thunderbird rink is open for
student skating on Tuesday,
Wednesday and Friday mornings
only. The other two rinks are used
for hockey.
Last week, student skating ended
at 12 noon instead of 12:45 p.m. so
the hockey team could practice on
this rink as well.
Weare tiredof paying an athletic
fee, when jocks bashing each
others' heads in have priority over
student recreation.
We also feel that the same thing
will happen to the new pool, which
we are paying for, and which will
not be completed until after our
Why should we have to pay for
these facilities when we are so
seldom able to use them?
Judi Paddock
education 4
Dave Nixon
commerce 2
Although an effort is made to
publish all letters received, The
Ubyssey reserves the right to edit
letters for reasons of brevity,
legality, grammar or taste.
Pen names will be used when the
writer's real name is also included
for our information in the letter or
when valid reasons for anonymity
are given. Page Friday
— matt king photo
For Valentine's Day . . . A PF Sex Issue isexl
Stripping decent at No. 5
Stripping has come out of the closet in the
last few years. Times were when the art and
its practitioners were looked down upon as
Today, however, the stigma is all but gone
and ecdysiasts and their places of employment have become much more
respectable. Today's rules and standards
are higher than before and stripping has
become a thriving business. Stripping,
which used to be confined to nightclubs, is
now being offered as entertainment for the
patrons of many Vancouver beer parlors.
A  Page   Friday   staffer,   through   the
cooperation of Leon and Harry Brandolini,
managers of Number Five Orange Street, ■
talked with one of their strippers.
Nanette has been stripping for approximately six months and was quite
willing to discuss her profession.
Page Friday: How did you get started?
Nanette: When I got back from a trip to
Europe a girl friend of mine was working
hereand I came down and saw her working.
Ihadnever been to a strip club or a pub that
had strippers before. I saw what she was
doing and I thought I'd enjoy doing it
because I really enjoy dancing.
PF: Do you enjoy it?
Nanette: I love it!
PF: Did you have any training?
Nanette: No, but I'm learning just from
watching the other girls.
PF: What was it like the first time you
went on stage?
Nanette: I was very nervous, very tensed
up, and very shaken. But it wasn't for the
reason that most people would think. It
wasn't because I had to take my clothes off
— I wouldn't be embarrassed about that.
Really it was because I was afraid my
dancing wouldn't be very good. I was really
shy about that aspect. Taking my clothes off
didn't mean anything to me.
PF: Did you pay much attention to the
people who were watching you?
Nanette: Yes. When I started I was
always watching the people to see if they
were having a good time and if they were
smiling at me. I was always smiling at them
to see if they would smile back at me. I don't
do that as much anymore because I've been
able to get into the dancing aspect more and
get into my own private space. I'm not so
aware of the people out there as I was.
PF: How do you feel when you're
right up there?
Nanette: Usually I really enjoy myself. If
the crowd is really enjoying themselves you
can feel it by their response afterwards and
you can also feel it while you're dancing. It
depends a lot on my set too. If I'm really into
my set (music) I don't care about the
PF: Have you had any embarrassing
Nanette: If I lose my balance, but that's
about all. One time I was turning around too
fast and I started to lose my balance, but I
quickly recovered it and went running up
the stage stairs as if it was part of the act:
Nobody knew, but I was really embarrassed.
PF: How do you feel toward your
Nanette: Usually I feel that they're pretty
good, that they enjoy what I'm doing and
that's important to me. Everyone has a good
time and enjoys themselves. That's what it's
all about!
PF: How did you get into the shape to do"
all the gymnastics you do on stage?
Nanette: Everything just develops while
I'm up there. I started six months ago and
I'm always doing new things. The show
develops as I go along, in front of an
PF: Do you have any problems with
hecklers or rude members of the audience?
Nanette: Not very often. The people know
that they can't get away with it. The waiters
and bouncers are very protective towards
the girls.
PF: How about when you get a really
positive response, like a yell of appreciation? Does that affect'your act?
Nanette: Ohya, because I know that they
are really enjoying it and it makes me ei.joy
myself more. I just automatically perform
better. If I get a negative response it makes
me feel like going, 'Oh well, what's the
point?'     _
PF: Do guys in the audience ever
proposition you?
Nanette: Well, they ask if they can take
me out for dinner. But it's not very often that
they say, 'How much do you charge?' or
anything like that. I think I've only had it
happen once.
PF: So how do you handle it when it does
Nanette: I just tell them to fuck off and
walk away!
PF: Do many women come to see you
Nanette: No, not many. It's really nice
when they do though. A lot of women are
embarrassed to come down here and see
another woman dancing because they think,
'Why is everyone going to think I'm down
here?' Which is silly because women can
just enjoy it for the dancing, the creative
part of it. It's really nice when they come
down and respond. Sometimes they come
down and don't even watch; they just look
away. One time a lady was sitting out in the
audience and I knew she was watching, but
whenever I looked over at her she would just
look away. I guess she felt embarrassed
watching me, yet she wanted to. It's silly
that women would feel embarrassed. But
they do, unfortunately.
NANETTE ... nothing lewd or suggestive
PF: Do you ever get any positive reaction
from women?
Nanette: Ya, I do. A couple of times I've
had women come up to me after my set and
say, 'I really enjoyed that.' That makes me
feel so good! It's so different for a woman to
do that than for a man. Because men do it all
the time. It makes me feel great when a
woman does that!
PF: Do you consider what you are doing to
be artistic?
Nanette: Yeah! Very!
PF: How do women react in a social
situation? Say at a party?
Nanette: Well, I'm partying all day long,
at least that's how it seems to me, so I don't
go out very much. But usually women go,
'Oh wow!' and then they always come back
with 'Oh, I could never do that!' They've
never given me any negative feelings.
PF: How have your family and friends
Nanette: My friends think it's great. My
father thinks it's fine because I'm doing
what I want to do. But I don't think he really
likes it. I think he might feel that I'm selling
my body. But then in most jobs you are !
Maybe not in the same way, but you still
are! My mom thinks it's great. She's come
down and seen me once and she really enjoyed herself.
PF: How do men react in a social
Nanette: Well, I remember, I was at a
party and this person asked me what I did
and I said that I was a stripper. They
couldn't believe it; they thought I was
teasing them. And then they were really
surprised, sort of 'What's a nice girl like you
doing in a place like this,' which I hate!
PF:"D6 they come on to you differently
after you've told them that you are a
Nanette: I don't know, but I would think
so. Maybe they figure that because I'm a
stripper that I'm 'easier' or something. But
I haven't really picked up on too much of
PF: How do boy friends react?
. Nanette: I was going out with a guy once,
before I started dancing. My girl friend was
doing it and I brought him down to see her. I
said, 'How would you feel if I started doing
this?,' and he got really pissed off! But since
I've been dancing, if they don't like it they
just don't get to know me, that's all.
PF: Is there much competitiveness
between the dancers?
Nanette: I don't feel there is. Everyone
has their own way of dancing, of expressing
themselves, so there couldn't be any
PF: Have you ever had any legal
Nanette: No.
PF: There has been some word in the
news about proposed legislation about the
wearing of G-strings and even complete
banning of exotic dancing in pubs. How do
you feel about that?
Nanette: I think it's ridiculous! If people
don't want to watch, they don't have to come
down! There's a lot of pubs that don't have
dancers in them. It's stupid to try and tell
people what they want to watch and what
they don't want to watch! A lot of people
enjoy it, so why should they not be allowed to
watch? It's censorship, and they haven't
any right to censor it because it's not obscene in the least! It's art!
PF: We're going to walk in where angels
fear to tread. How much do you make?
Nanette: I make six dollars an hour.
PF: Whether you're performing or not.
For a nine-hour shift?
Nanette: That's right, but I don't put in a
nine-hour shift every day. I put in three full
days a week and then another four-hour day
and another six-hour day.
PF: What are your plans for the future?
Nanette:   I'm   very   interested   in   the
theatre world and I'dlike to get into that.
PF: There are thousands of young ladies
out at UBC who are running out of money
about this time of year. How would they get
into the business if they wanted to?
Nanette: Well, we don't need any more
girls at Number Five. But I suppose they
should work out a routine before trying out.
Nanette's performance was a far cry from
the old fashioned stereotypical image of a
smoke-filled den of lechers, bouncing their
hats on their laps while watching anything
ranging from a Lolita to a geriatric case.
There was nothing lewd or suggestive,
rather there was a dance performance
which anyone could enjoy.
Aphrodite's Cup sells out
The young man approaches the manager
in a posh bookstore. "Excuse me," he says,
"I was looking for a book for, ah, a friend,
and I was thinking of something a little
more, you know, xacy."
Aphrodite's Cup
Georges Kuthan
Hurtig Publishers
Limited Edition of Lithographs
"Ah, we have precisely the thing. If you
will just step into our private viewing "room
where we display the art books."
"Uh, yeah, heh-heh, I getcha."
"I beg your pardon?"
"Never mind, go ahead."
"Here, in a limited edition of 1,000 copies,
we have Kuthan's Aphrodite's Cup, numbers 540 through 549."
"God, are they all different?"
"I can assure you, they are all the same."
"Hellof a way to put out a magazine. Say,
this is burlap."
"The cover is comprised of undyed
homespun cloth."
"Fancy plain brown wrapper. The sparkly
scarlet lettering is nice, though. Kinda subtle. Hey, somebody's been chewing on the
"The pages are not cut in order to leave
the edition in as original a condition as
"But in true collector's editions the pages
are not touched, and can't be opened."
"You are showing erudition that is out of
character in this dialogue."
"Sorry, man. Those are some sexy pictures."
"Aren't they, though? Hem-hem. They
are in the Greek style, and, you will notice
as you finish the series, they form a circular
story, repetitious and infinite, like those on
Greek pottery."
"Ha! He won't be able to go through that
"Ah, out there lies the charm. These two
lovers will meet, auC join, and part, then
.meet, again forever."	
"Not much room for conversation on 25
pages, is there?"
"Each page is an original lithograph, a
work of art."
"Really? I'll take it. How much?"
"Ahem! They are available for $35."
"Wow, a fuck book that genuinely fucks
"I beg your pardon, sir! This is art!"
"Hell, I know that. It shows his dick and
everything. Sorry, I don't think it's worth
"You haven't the slightest appreciation of
art's worth."
"It  seems
to  me   I   can't   afford   to,
MAN and WOMAN . .. raunchy original lithographs
Pcroe Fridcrv, 2
Friday, February 11, 1977 sex
History shows erotic art
Sadomasochism, bondage and other
forms of kinky sex are not the exclusive
province of the modern pornographer. For
centuries serious European artists have
coupled eroticism with violence.
In the fifth century B.C. Greek artists
gave free reign to their libidinous desires. In
a burst of hedonism, that century decorated
its pottery with scenes of heterosexual,
homosexual and even bestial dalliance,
devoid of the sexual violence that characterizes so much of later European art.
With the rise of Christianity, the
celebration of sex for its own sake became
taboo. Artists quickly discovered disguises
for salacious subjects so as not to offend the
delicate sensibilities of their ecclesiastical
and secular patrons.
The theme of martyrdom provided artists
with a socially sanctioned framework in
which to portray the naked body, while at
the same time providing a vehicle for the
exploration of sexuality in a violent context.
It is interesting to note that the Church has
condemned nudity except when used in
conjunction with pain, such as scenes from
Christ's Crucifixion, the expulsion of Adam
and Eve, and the gruesome deaths of saints.
The fascination with the subject of
martyrdom reached its zenith during the
Counter-Reformation. Representations of
nude saints being tortured to death filled the
walls of Christian institutions. Such
glorifications of martyrs who sacrificed
everything in defence of their faith ostensibly fuelled the religious fires of the
devoted. The sexual overtones of these
paintings, however, imply that they also
provided an outlet for the artist's — and his
public's — appetite for eroticism and
The martyrdom of the third century
Sicilian, St. Agatha, excited the
imaginations of 16th and 17th century artists; her martyrdom was a primarily
sexual one.
Sebastiano del Piombo, for instance,
depicts St. Agatha's torture with almost
savage glee. Two men pinch the saint's
nipples with giant pincers, while their
cohorts look on with open-mouthed lust. St.
Agatha herself seems to enjoy her
brutalization as her face is suffused with
masochistic rapture.
THE YOUNG MARTYR ... torture as though in the throes of orgasm
tion for sexual cruelty, concealed beneath
trappings of religion, we cannot dismiss
contemporary pornography as an
idiosyncratic aberration of 20th century
society. By re-examining our artistic
heritage, we can better understand pornography's seduction of modern man.
MARTYRDOM OF SAINT AGATHA ... torture with savage glee
Other artists concentrate more exclusively on the sexual aspects of martyrdom. Guido Cagnacci's 16th century
painting, The Young Martyr, provocatively
displays the nude body of a woman amid the
implements of her torture. The woman's
bosom is thrust forward, and her head is
flung back, as though she is in the throes of
orgasm. The juxtaposition of sensual and
violent elements appeals to the same kind of
bizarre sexual fantasies that are titillated
today by magazines like Hustler.
The analogy between religious art and
pornography, however, is not an entirely
fair one. Money motivates porn merchants
today who consciously manipulate man's
murkier sexual instincts for financial gain.
Whatever their claims to the contrary,
nomographers are inspired by greed, not
artistic longings.
In contrast,, religious zeal, rather than a
conscious exploitation of sadomasochistic
sexual fantasies for their own sake must
certainly have stimulated the creative
imaginations of Cagnacci and Del Piombo.
The real difference between their work and
that of the pornographer, however, lies in
the calibre of expression of the same fantasy.
In light of man's centuries-old predilec-      RUBEN'S WOMAN ... not just kinky sex
Pornography laws change over years
The term pornography has been used so
often to describe such dissimilar things that
it has almost no meaning. Something which
one person considers pornographic may be
tame to another, making it impossible to
give the word a definition.
The Winston College Dictionary offers the
loosest definition possible; pornographic
means obscene. The same dictionary
defines obscenity as lewdness; indecency in
action or expression.
It doesn't take long to realize that the
circle is unending. What is indecent, obscene, lewd, perverted, or pornographic?
Nobody really knows.
Though no one has yet successfully
defined what constitutes pornography, there
are many people willing to try.
In the first part of the century there was a
fairly rigid control of written material
available in the U.S. The government's
greatest strength came from its customs
laws which it used to seize literature being
shipped into the country.
When Bennett Cerf, a senior editor of
Random House Publishers, announced to a
customs officer in New York in 1932, that he
was carrying a copy of James Joyce's
blacklisted book Ulysses, he was arrested
and charged with importing pornographic
A federal judge ruled a year later that the
book was not pornographic and could be
imported and published. That ruling effectively ended most censorship of
literature in the U.S.
But there have been more problems in
other areas of the media.
There has been a long history of rigid film
censorship. In both Canada and the U.S.
church groups have singled out the movies
as the worst offender of moral standards.
Governments have kept a watchful eye on
the industry.
Following a number of scandals in Holly
the Motion Picture Producers and
Distributors of America feared strong
censorship from Washington. Their solution
was to beat the government to the punch.
They would show the world and the police
that they were responsible.
The result was the Motion Picture
Production Code of 1930. This code
restricted the depiction of sex and violence.
Language was carefully edited and
marriage was a sacred institution, thus
every couple slept in twin beds.
All Hollywood films adhered to the Code.
Some got sneaky and presented disguised
erotic sequences which got around the
censors. But for the most part the movies
seen throughout North America were pretty
' Otto Preminger successfully challenged
the Code in 1953 when he released his
comedy about virginity, The Moon is Blue,
without the seal of approval. Within the next
few years more films were released which
contravened the Code and eventually rendered it ineffectual.
In the late 1960s the American Supreme
Court overturned most obscenity laws and
ushered in an era of "promiscuity." Then in
the early 1970s it ruled that pornography
was to be judged by local community
That ruling created havoc in the film
industry and has allowed communities such
as Memphis to convict actors and directors
of conspiracy to distribute obscene
materials. The best known victim is Deep
Throat star Harry Reems who is currently
appealing his 1976 conviction.
In Canada film censorship is a provincial
responsibility. Each province devises its
own manner of control and only the
Supreme Court can intervene.
The province generally considered to be
the toughest is Alberta. Stanley Kubrick's A
Clockwork Orange was kept out of the
province for more than a year and
numerous films have had to be cut substantially before they were passed.
Ontario banned a Canadian film entitled
Partners last year and people are still trying
to figureout why. Many believe that the new
members of the Classification Board were
flexing their conservative muscles.
The two most progressive provinces are
Manitoba and B.C. In Manitoba there is a
panel which classifies each film. Supposedly
no censorship exists.
In B.C. there is no censor. Instead we have
a Classification Director, R. W. MacDonald.
He must personally view and approve all
films shown in the province.
This one man has been doing just that for
over 25 years. He alone has decided what is
and is not fit for public consumption.
Ray MacDonald has done a good job.
Although he started out tough he has adjusted with the times and is now highly
respected across Canada.
But he has broad powers at his disposal
which he uses quite often. He can order cuts
to be made in any film and if the distributor
refuses to cooperate the picture is rejected.
MacDonald has said that the only things
he now cuts are scenes of oral sex. He has no
logical reason; that's just where he draws
the line. Presumably such cuts have only
been required in so-called hard-core pictures such as those exhibited in Blaine.
Since most of those films would almost
cease to exist if the cuts were made they
never make it to B.C. So in effect censorship
still exists within the province.
The result is that the raunchiest pictures
shown in B.C. arewhat is known as soft-core
flicks. The main distinction between these
and hard-core is that they stop at simulated
sex and include no suggestion of the dreaded
oral variation.
These pictures are featured at theatres
such as the Eve, the Golden Kitten and the
Night and Day.
No major Hollywood picture has been cut
in any way by MacDonald's department for
several years. Instead the films are
classified as either restricted, mature or
general. Often a warning will be added to all
advertising. But the final decision on what
will be seen is left up to the individual.
Although B.C. is fairly free of censorship
now it may not always be so. MacDonald is
nearing retirement and when he goes the
Attorney-General must appoint a new
Because the provincial censorship laws
give so much power to one person that
choice is extremely important.
British Columbians have had it so good for
so long that they have not shown any real
concern about those laws. It is time they did.
The entire act governing censorship and
classification needs to be rewritten.
Perhaps B.C. should have a board
restricted to classification only with no
powers to reject or cut films. Or possibly the
government should get out of classification
Whatever the answer is it should be
arrived at soon. After all, once Ray MacDonald is gone we may find we have to drive
down to Blaine to see a lot more than just
Deep Throat.
Friday, February 11, 1977
T HE       0BY5SEY
Page Friday, 3 sexl
Family Life program flops
Who should tell children about
the facts of life? A lot of people
wish they knew.
Many parents firmly believe that
it is their prerogative to do the sex
educating. They worry that
discussion of such matters will
lead to increased sexual activity,
or that the teacher will fail to honor
the diverse moral and religious
values embraced by our pluralistic
Recently, parents have begun to
band together to protest courses
which they feel employ pornographic material.
In Surrey, controversy arose
over the Family Life Program.
One group, the Concerned Parents
Action League, succeeded in
getting the program banned from
Surrey. Some of these Concerned
parents also migrated to Richmond to help out in duscussions
there. At the time Richmond was in
the process of developing its own
Suddenly the issue became a
political football. Extreme cases
from Anaheim and the U.S. were
cited. Finally, the Richmond
School Board decided to opt for the
more conventional form of sex
education that had been the rule in
the past. The students get some
information from biology classes,
as well as the basic "Boy into
Man" and "Girl into Woman"
It seems that there have been
some grounds for parental concern. Sometimes films more
suitable for married adults were
shown to high school students.
Occasionally students Ibecame
offended when a teacher seemed to
assume too much knowledge. A
dispute arose over some of the
more explicit texts which may
have been intended only as
The Burnaby school board has
taken a less rigid approach to the
issue. It has realized that such
pornographic materials that did
surface were exceptions, and
certainly not part of an organized
effort. In view of this, they have
chosen to allow sex education and
the famed Family Life course with
certain stipulations.
Schools develop programs individually, but they must provide
the superintendent with an outline,
the public with a preview. They
also have to send parents
forewarning publications. Students
must have parental consent and
the attendance of students and
staff must be voluntary.
Cooperation with doctors, nurses
and V.D. clinics is encouraged.
The Family Life program,
coordinated by and hailing from
the UBC Faculty of Home
Economics,  operates in  most
schools under the Vancouver
School Board. It is an elective
course, often attended by equal
numbers of boys and girls.
Family Life actually deals with
problems in human life from birth
until death. A very small percentage of the time is devoted to
sex education, 5 out of 90 hours for
example. These hours will be
devoted to birth control, V.D.,
childbirth and related topics.
STudents have the option to attend
on those days. The teachers say
they are making a concerted effort
to remain as objective as possible
about the moral aspects. Tricky
issues are approached in a general
way so that students will not feel
Hot stuff
Once again Page Friday is
publishing its annual Creative arts
issue. We are looking for short
stories, poems, photos and
graphics by UBC students. The
deadline for submissions is Feb. 25
and Ihe issue will be published
Mar. 4.
Students front all departments
can submit to the issue. Bring your
stuff to Rm. 241K SUB, the
Ubyssey office. Entries accompanied by a self-addressed
stamped envelope will be returned.
A book prize will be awarded to
the submission considered by the
Page Friday staff to be the best.
PANG6-t>AMt6 (tlKS) -
Dizzie Lizzy, an inhabitant of this
tiny island kingdom who is much
given to accosting male puce
blorgs who work for the Daily
Blah, was arrested today on
charges of silliness.
Sculpture and other original
works of art can be photographed
by the Ubyssey staff
photographers. Come into the
office or call 228-2301.
The Forestry Forum
Presents an informal
evening meeting:
Mr. George Kibblewhite
Mr. Stan Gustavson
Foresters, B.C. Hydro
Will speak on:
Environmental and
Economic Costs
of Gearing
and Reservoirs
Tuesday, Feb. 15
Garden Room
UBC Grad. Student
Tap Dance Review: Scarlet Rose and Lorenzo
1251 HOWE STl
Anyone who has gone to school
knows that it is difficult for
teachers to remain totally objective. The last thing a teacher
shoiid do is impose his or her
personal set of morals on young
minds, especially on an issue like
sex. Parents have seen that the
threat exists. Wouldn't it be nice if
the whole messy business could be
left in the family.
Unfortunately, past experience
has proven that parents frequently
fail to adequately inform their
children. Our grandparents did not
have a monopoly on ignorance. A
recent Youth Poll carried out in the
U.S. showed that high school boys
get most of their information (60
per cent) from friends and the very
least (10 to 15 per cent) from their
families. Peer instruction is occasionally bound to result in a
distorted picture.
Even when sex education has
been decided on, there is another
problem to consider. When should
young minds be exposed to sex
education? Is Grade 7 more appropriate than Grade 5, or should
we leave it until Grade 10 or 12? Dr.
Patricia Arlin, Developmental
Psychologist at UBC thinks that
Grade 5 is too late. Children should
grow up feeling comfortable about
their bodies. This must begin in
kindergarten and at home.
Perhaps if such an attitude was
adopted sex education would not be
such an issue.
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Friday, February 11, 1977 sex
Sex simmering in Surrey
The local media has paid much attention
recently to the swirl of politics in Surrey,
one suspects, purely for comic relief.
When one thinks of Surrey, the name of its
incomparable mayor, Edward McKitka
comes to mind. He managed to become
B.C.'s best known municipal politician
during the year he has occupied the mayor's
The list of controversies McKitka, known
sometimes as Idi, has got himself into
during that period is a lengthy one, but
perhaps the best knbwn of these outrages
was his move to censor all art in municipal
The whole flap began on a sunny day last
April, whea, in the municipal hall, then-
alderperson Alice Moore noticed a seven-by-
15 foot mured hanging in the hall.
The mural was the work of artist Lance
Austin-Olsen, whom Moore knew from
previous art gallery showings, was prone to
drawing nudes and other things offensive to
right-minded people.
So she looked and she looked, and finally,
she was rewarded for her efforts. Moore
found a tiny 15-inch drawing of a nude
woman, a drawing with no details, but
unmistakably a nude.
Exercising her "aldermanic right" to
strike a blow against "vulgar nudity,"
Moore headed straight for the mayor's
office, and three hours after the mural had
been hung, McKitka ordered it down.
In the ensuing controversy, Moore was
never again heard from on the issue and
McKitka took over. The mayor took the
opportunity to attack an exhibition that had
appeared at the art gallery in Surrey's
Centennial Arts Centre as well as several
other art exhibitions he had seen.
Describing his reaction to the universally
acclaimed Images Stone B.C., an exhibition
of native art, McKitka said: "I'm not going
to have those large overgrown penises in our
art gallery. Why some of them were 18 inches by two feet!"
"When I see a picture of a nude man and
woman I immediately think of Adam and
Eve, I think of God," he told an amazed
His worship was still not satisfied, having
only Hit the front pages once, so he appointed a secret committee of three to snoop
around Surrey looking for "vulgar
The committee would report to him, said
the mayor, and he would make the final
decision on whether the art could remain.
McKitka's actions, which brought him
under severe fire, had even more
devastating effects on the Surrey arts
Several displays were immediately
cancelled, and the gallery, which in the
process became almost as famous as the
Louvre, lost a great deal of the credibility it
had earned over the years.
But soon, the publicity value of the controversy ended, and the infamous committee quietly disappeared. Nudes appeared
unmolested on the gallery's walls.
But the art gallery's undeserved
reputation remains, and McKitka still
defends his actions to inquisitive reporters.
At the height of the controversy, a group of
reporters were treated to a vintage McKitka
McKitka launched into a tirade about how
nudity warps the minds of children and then
opened up his office cupboard.
He pulled out a clay molding of what
appeared to be an Indian head. But closer
inspection revealed it was a cleverly connected set of nude female arid male bodies,
all at the height of sexual excitement. "Look
at that," he said indignantly. "Look at all
those men with their . . . peckers sticking
out. And they want to put that in our
But the show wasn't over. He then pulled
out two coffee mugs with humorous albeit
slightly obscene slogans painted on them.
This was the art he was trying to save
Surrey from. But in fact, all of these items
would never appear in an art gallery and
were almost certainly purchased in one of
those dirty book shops which also sell other
items considered by most to be "pornography."
The arts centre which has suffered so
much in the name of local politics is a
building which on the outside looks not
unlike a high school.
Like most of the 125,000 population of
Surrey, it is relatively new and is (or was)
upwardly mobile. Inside its now famous
galleries hang an exhibition of Emily Carr
works and paintings of back alleys done by a
local artist.
The art gallery sits in the centre of a
suburban municipality which is made up of
widely dispersed residential subdivisions,
acreages for those trying to escape the
rigors of city life, gravel pits and seedy
commercial strips.
Surrey, which has grown dramatically in
the last 20 years, has attracted people of all
walks of life and all beliefs. While it has
many so-called rednecks, Surrey is popular
with the retired hippies who are still trying
to pursue alternative lifestyles.
It seems that only the rednecks vote at
election time, for Surrey's most famous
export is right-wing politicians, of which
McKitka is the latest incarnation.
McKitka knows that to succeed in
municipal politics, one must get his or her
name in the newspapers, preferably
upholding the morals of the community.
Before Big Ed became mayor, and while
Bill Vander Zalm was chasing so-called
welfare chiselers out of Surrey, the local
school board fought off sex education.
Sex education, watered down and politely
McKITKA ... Surrey's arbiter of morals
— reprinted with permission
renamed family life education, was introduced in 1974 by a liberal school board
which had managed to slip in.
Not too long afterwards, "concerned
parents" groups appeared, fielded by
negative and misinformed publicity, to
coerce the school board back onto the path
of righteousness.
Trustee Jock Smith, ever alert to the
political winds, said, "we must retain high
standards of moral value or our standards
will be back in the gutter."
Jean Walker, leader of the hysterical
group of concerned parents, confided to a
reporter that "I do feel God is on our side."
In the following election, it was the concerned parents who got out and voted to
assuage their fears. Two new faces, including Walker's were elected over more
liberal incumbents and the scourge of sex
education quickly disappeared.
The new board, under Smith's guidance,
moved on to its ill-fated attempt to place
value  schools   stressing   the   "Judeo-
Christian heritage."
That fight forgotten, the Surrey school
board has now embroiled itself after it
refused to show a B.C. Teachers Federation
presentation on racism in B.C. which was
considered harmless enough to show to
As I pointed out earlier, Surrey has a wide
mix of population which is not altogether
different from other suburbs, except it
contains many extreme political types on
both the left and the right.
In B.C. and in Surrey, the right-wing
seems to hold the edge in voting power.
Politicians exploiting people's fears such as
McKitka, Walker and Smith get their names
in the papers and win the votes.
That is the formula for winning, and, it
appears, will be for the immediate future.
So don't expect any political improvement
in Surrey or in B.C.
Sex shops — tasteful or tachy?
Does your love life need a little spice?
There are two stores in Vancouver which
can cater to your needs: Ultra-Love on
Davie and The Love Shop on Granville.
Ultra-Love is a franchise of a chain of
stores scattered through Canada and the
U.S. The Love Shop is not affiliated with
Ultra-Love; Vancouver's recently opened
branch is the newest of only four stores in
Ultra-Love is the typical, tacky sex store
one normally expects to find. But as tacky
sex stores go it's one of the better ones. The
interior is dimly lit and the walls are
covered with posters depicting you know
wfaat. Products are displayed on shelves, on
low tables, and in glass cases. The most
conservative thing about Ultra-Love is the
fashionably dressed woman at the cash
The Love Shop has an aura of class and
taste. The location — 574 Granville — certainly helps; it's not your tacky end of town.
Interior lighting is subdued but not dim. The
walls are hung with framed Oriental prints
of every position imaginable; green plants
are everywhere. Lighted glass shelves
display products and their red information
cards. Two or three clerks are usually
present in the store to answer questions and
give friendly advice. The music of Helen
Reddy floats from hidden speakers.
The Love Shop caters to, the wealthy
suburbanite, the Saturday shopper, the
white collar worker. Ultra-Love, on the
average, serves a lower-income clientele.
The staff at The Love Shop discusses sexual
needs and problems with couples. The
cashier at Ultra-Love silently rings up the
purchase. The Love Shop carries mainly
European and Eastern products; these are
relatively expensive. Ultra-Love has
slightly lower prices and sells more U.S.
With a few exceptions, each store offers
similar products.
High on the list is lingerie: bras, briefs,
negligees, G-strings, and garter belts. The
buyer has a choice of holes where holes
normally aren't, of sequins, feathers, lace,
zippers, or strings. Some of the most
popular items include satin bedsheets,
expose bikinis, harem suits, heart-shaped G-
,strings, men's see-thru briefs, and Zodiac
underwear with a different position etched
on the front for each sign.
Both shops sell lotions, potions, musks,
oils and perfumes including the famous
"emotion location." On the practical side
are lubricants, prolonging lotion, and delay
spray.   The   Love   Shop   specializes   in
massage oils and exotic soaps. Ultra-Love
offers ginseng, royal jelly, and for the fun-
loving male, tutti-frutti cock soap.
Dildos are only available in one size
(large) and one color (pink). Some vibrate;
, some don't. One can also purchase a
"bedroom kit" complete with 12 different
ticklers and extensions. These come (no pun
intended) with soft rubber spikes, knobs,
lumps and in various colors. Both stores sell
vibrators ranging from mini-massage types
to heavy-duty sizes. Attachments include
the usual spiky sort.
Ultra-Love follows the usual pattern of the
standard North American sex shop, but The
Love Shop is an experiment, basically a
successful one so far. The Love Shop personnel must undergo a one-month training
program in human sexuality before they are
qualified to go to work. The Love Shop
products are imported, expensive, and not
all that different from those sold anywhere
else — but the place has style and an
openness not found in Ultra-Love.
So go ahead. Spice, as they say, is nice!
Friday, February 11, 1977
Page Friday, 5 ■ entertainment
Canadian Landscape is at the
Vancouver Art Gallery. This is a
show consisting of impressions of
Canada by 41 Canadian artists.
These impressions are represented
by canvas, photo-documentation,
sculptural forms using wood,
metal, rubber, fibreglass, fabric
and inflatable plastic. The VAG
will also present a selection of
English and Canadian landscape
paintings from its permanent
collection including English water
colors and Group of Seven oil
sketches. Exhibits leave on Feb.
Transitions is the new show at
the UBC Fine Arts Gallery. It is an
examination of extreme changes in
style and accompanying attitudes.
The exhibit ends March 5 and the
gallery is open 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tuesday through Friday.
The Burnaby Art Gallery introduces two young Canadian
artists, George Rammell and
George Dart. Rammell's
exhibition, his first, consists of nine
pieces of sculpture. Eight are in
wood, polyester, steel and bronze,
and the major piece is a figurative
reflected image in Carrera marble
— the result of 14 months work.
Dart will exhibit silkscreen prints
and etchings, paintings on paper,
drawings and a series of pastels. A
selection of photographs taken by
Mayor Tom Constable on his
recent trip to China will be in the
lounge. These exhibits continue
until March 6.
Tim Williams will entertain at
the BAG this Sunday, Feb. 13 at
2:30 p.m. Williams is a versatile
singer-guitarist in the country-folk
idiom. He has released three hit
singles in the past year and is now
woricing on a fourth.
Duets for Lutes and Baroque
Guitars will be at the Koerner
Recital Hall, 1270 Chestnut Street,
Wednesday, Feb. 16, 8:30 p.m. The
concert, by Robert Strizich and
Catherine Liddell, will include both
duets and solos for lute and
baroque guitar.
The Westcoast Actors present
the Merchant of Venice at the
Vancouver East Cultural Centre
opening on Feb. 10. Also at the
VEEC is a children's film, The
Sword and the Rose appearing at 2
p.m. Feb. 13, a Sunday. On Wednesday, Feb. 16 the VECC is having
an evening of electronics. This is
one of the most popular events of
the Vancouver New Music Society
season and a new work especially
commissioned by the VNMS is
Dedalos, set to the poetry of Ovid.
Tickets are $3.50 and $2.
The jazz band Pacific Salt is
playing at the Planetarium on
Tuesday, Feb. 15 at 8 p.m. Pacific
Salt has come a long way since
eight years ago when they started
out as a rehearsal band. Made up
of six musicians, Salt has performed on TV, and has been
featured on the CBC's Jazz Radio
Canada. Seats are $3.25.
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Friday, February 11, 1977 \sex
Homosexual myth created
Like illegitimate children in a respectable
family, homosexuality and lesbianism have
guiltily suppressed by modern Western
Gay American History
By Jonathan Katz
Published by Thomas Y. Crowell
Paper $9.95, 690 pages
Jonathan Katz's absorbing new history
attempts to remedy this falsification. But
the author abandons traditional historical
objectivity in favour of an overt political
message. As a result, his point of view is
revealed too clearly.
Any minority group needs the myth of an
historical past in order to be secure in its
own identity. Katz attempts to create this
myth by the use of respectable historical
method. Most of the book consists of
primary sources. He records homosexuality
in its full historical context, but gives undue
emphasis to certain aspects.
He stresses homosexuality among native
Indians since this gives greater power to the
historical myth. He over-emphasizes the
tradition of resistance to oppression since
this serves his political intention. In fact he
even tries to place the homosexual
"dissenter" on a romantic pedestal as the
noble outlaw against the universe.
This may seem an exaggeration given the
objectivity of most of the book. However, the
ultimate intention is to link gay liberation
with a larger process of consciousness-
raising and the struggle against the
negative aspects of capitalism. The myth
created is that currently popular one of
"exploited chic" (the Roots syndrome). If
GAY WOMEN . .. they've been
you want a bank loan, a job, or to get into
law school in the U.S., the best thing to be is
a black lesbian.
Politics aside, the book makes for
fascinating social history. The documents
are categorized into six sections. The first
and most interesting, Trouble, deals with
the many forms which the oppression of
homosexuality took. These included such
around since at least c.1594
delights as jailing, fining, blackmailing,
disinheritance and general persecution,
which led sometimes to insanity or suicide.
Murder and execution were not unknown.
Some of the documents merely
acknowledge the existence of variations
from the sexual norm. Others tell of the
decadent homosexual underworld. We read
of extravagant drag balls, and homosexual
and lesbian prostitutes in Turkish steam
baths and gay bars.
Treatment, the second section, deals with
how the medical profession defined and
experimented with homosexuals. The most
appalling therapies included the use of
drugs, castration, lobotomy, electroshock
treatment and sensitization a la Clockwork
Orange. Every new psychological fad had
its theory of how to reorient those who
deviated from the norm.
The third section, Passing Women,
reveals the frequency and prominence of
transvestite women, lesbians who were
often married. These first three categories
all illustrate the self-oppression of
homosexuals. Their self-image was that of
being in the wrong.
In the final section, Love, Katz addresses
himself to the complex problem of human
sexuality. He points out that Judeo-
Christian society makes the distinction
between feeling and action in same-sex
relations. Homosexuality is seen as being
necessarily erotic and therefore prohibited.
Any platonic same-sex relationship,
however, is permissible. Katz makes the
point that they are manifestations of the
same tendency.
Several interesting passages are included
that shed new light on areas normally
associated with heterosexuality. For
example, all-male societies in the American
West, such as miners or pioneers. This is
taken to its extreme in prison society.
So all you exclusively-male groups —
engineers, frats, jocks or whatever — can
think again about homosexuality. It might
mean more than you think.
Gay sexuality proven to he natural
The desire to quench the thirst for sex is a
natural one. What has, been disproven to be
natural is that everybody's parched lips can
be satisfactorily moistened by the same
beverage. Homosexuality is a quencher
chosen by some people in preference to
other beverages.
Contemporary studies of sexuality reveal
that no mammalian form of life posesses
innate sexual desires. Intensive investigations of sexuality, conducted by Dr.
W. Churchill, author of Homosexual
Behavior Among Males, and studies made
by Dr. A. C. Kinsey, prove that the sexual
behavior of humans is entirely dependent on
learning and conditioning.
"The tastes, preferences, goals and
motives that determine the individual's
pattern of sexual behavior are acquired in
the content of his unique experiences and
are in no sense innate or inherited."
The indiscriminate sex drive geared
toward liberating sexual energy, is the only
aspect of sex drive that can be legitimately
categorized as innate.
The revelation of this knowledge
discredits the widely held assumption that
sexual drive was motivated only by an instinct to procreate. This fact dissolves any
basis for justifying the condemnation of
homosexuality on grounds that it is in-
congruent to human nature.
The narrow and biasing data that such
ideas were based on reasons their
vulnerability to defeat. An instance of this is
the traditional psychiatric view on homosexuality as a mental illness. This belief was
based on analysis of a minority of disturbed
homosexuals, while it excluded any considerations of those homosexuals who appeared contented in life.
Recent studies, however, have been more
in-depth and extensive. They prove that
pathological and environmental factors
have little or no influence oh a person's
becoming a homosexual.
Homosexuals suffering mental illnesses
experience anxiety because of the pressures
imposed on them as a consequence of their
life style. Homosexuals seeking psychological treatment have been found to bear
the same symptoms of similarly distressed
heterosexuals. There is no longer reason for
people to believe that mental illness takes
precedence to homosexuality.
Instead they now have a well-grounded
reason for believing that homosexuality has
precedence to psychological problems that
may arise, often due to society's misunderstanding.
Much of the antagonism and misunderstanding toward homosexuality originated
from Judeo-Christian beliefs on procreation.
Throughout the history of Christianity sex
was considered immoral and dangerous,
even in its soul purpose of procreation. But
since procreation was a necessity it was
accepted, although only under legally
sanctioned circumstances. Acts of homosexuality then, were blasphemous and often
punishable by death.
Laws and tradition have blocked people's
vision of reality. Investigations by Dr. A. C.
Kinsey were an attempt to remove this
block. Kinsey reported that 37 per cent of
American men have had at least one homosexual experience and 13 per cent were
basically homosexually oriented. Results
for women were 20-1/2 per cent and 7 per
cent respectively. In consideration of these
statistics 1 out of every 3 people you pass
when walking down a main street, have had
a homosexual experience and 1 out 10 is a
latent homosexual.
Revelation of these facts and others will
hopefully encourage society to adopt a more
neutral and understanding view of
homosexuality. Steps in this direction have
already begun.
The radical motions toward
revolutionizing morals in the past decade
saw the beginning of this. The reality of the
homosexuals existence surfaced during this
time via the Gay Liberation Movement.
Since then, gay people, like many pioneers
have experienced defeats. But their victories inspired the hope that one day they
would be able to live freely amongst all
The regeneration of society's sex morals
is doubtless a long and tedious process.
Nevertheless gay people will not be
deterred, the determination of gays in
striving for the liberation of themselves
from society's accusations and penalties
and the freedom of society from its own
penance, is an endeavor to create peace of
mind for all individuals, about themselves
and homosexuals. In every way it is a
search for the essence of humanity.
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Friday, February 11, 1977
Grad rebates
If you're graduating this year,
you'll notice that you had to fork
out $7 at fee time.
That money goes to grad class
projects which are decided on by
the grad class council.
Faculties which want to take
composite class pictures or who
are planning their own grad
functions can receive a $3.50 per
student rebate from the grad class
council. Undergraduate societies
should apply for the rebate in the
Hot flashes
Alma    Mater    Society    business
office on the second floor of SUB.
Travel free
If you like to travel, don't
mind taking off a year, and don't
have very much money to throw
around, Canada World Youth
could be for you.
For nine months, groups of
young people from Canada and
Third World countries travel
through Canada and one of the
countries, visiting and working on
various projects.
Participants must be 17 to 20
years of age, and must apply by
March 15 for consideration.
Group leaders, who must be 23 or
older, and co-ordinators, who
must be 27 or older, must apply
by Feb. 28.
Participants have expenses
paid, and group leaders and
co-ordinators receive a salary and
must be qualified for the job. For
information, contact the CWY
regional office at 2524 Cypress.
'Tween classes
Seminar on the Takamatsuza tomb
discoveries, 4:30 p.m., old
mechanical engineering Annex A
Guest speaker, noon, Angus 223.
Meeting, noon, International House
Live Thunderbird hockey broadcast
from  Saskatoon, 6  p.m., on  CITR.
Meeting to discuss principles and
organization of proposed TAs
organization, noon, Graduate
Student Centre committee room.
Exhibition on myths, legends, art
and science in astronomy, 11:30
a.m. to 2:30-p.m., AMS art gallery.
Party leader Gordon Gibson speaks,
noon, SUB 212.
Films and discussion of women in
sport, noon, SUB auditorium.
Exhibit of art by women students, 9
a.m. to 6 p.m., Lassere lobby.
Vancouver folksong society and
Hard Times Two, 8:30 p.m.,
Lutheran Campus Centre.
Bible study, noon, SUB 212A.
General meeting, noon, SUB 215.
Free    Cantonese    class,   noon,    Bu.
Informal lecture for book lovers, 8
p.m.,   Woodward   library   memorial
Religious   studies   professor   Hanna
Kassis oh  Islamic astronomy noon,
AMS art gallery.
Gary     Keen     on     idiot-genius     of
Russian   poet   Velimir   Khlebnikov,
noon, Bu. 2244.
Mabel Colbeck speaks on Songs and
Ballads — The Pulse of The People,
8:15 p.m., IRC 2.
UBC English Department
The Pulse of the People
Dr. Mabel MacKenzie Colbeck, a
popular UBC teacher unjil her
J recent retirement, discusses one
of her favorite subjects. A
colleague. Dr. Ruby Nemser, will
sing songs and ballads to illustrate
the lecture.
Saturday, Feb. 12, 8:15 p.m.
Lecture Hall 2,
Woodward IRC
Vancouver institute
lectures take place on
Saturdays at 8:15 p.m.
on the ubc campus
in lecture hall no. 2
instructional resources
.admission to the general
Live     Thunderbird    hockey
Saskatoon, 6 p.m., on CITR.
Basketball, volleyball
badminton practice, 9 p.m.,
sports centre.
Women's coffeehouse with singers
and theatre, 8 p.m., Brock hall.
Sports night for members, 7:30 to
11:30 p.m., winter sports centre
gym A.
Film entitled Love Across the Miles,
2:30 p.m., SUB auditorium.
Before the onset of modern
communications, people had to
use primitive and sometimes
inventive ways to transmit their
messages over long distancES.
The Indian people, who once
had this area all to themselves,
used whistles to communicate.
And the art isn't forgotten. At the
UBC Museum of Anthropology,
Anthony Carter will lecture at 3
p.m. Sunday on traditional Indian
whistles of the Northwest coast.
Free film
Dreams and nightmares, the
filmed account of the role the
International Abraham Lincoln
Brigade played in the Spanish
Civil war is showing Feb. 22. The
film includes accounts of
Canadians who took part in the
fight against fascism, and discusses
issues facing the Spanish today.
The program is free, and
everyone is welcome. Come and
see it at the Central Park library,
4277 Kingsway, Burnaby. Show
time is 7:30 p.m.
I.      CANDIA TAVERN A        I
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13 Call 228-9512/9513 ^
|J 4510 W. 10th Ave., Open 7 Days a Week 4 p.m.-2 a.m. J
BCFCS     basketball     round    robin,
noon, BCIT gym.
Annual elections, 2 p.m., SUB 211.
Practice,   4:30  to 6:30  p.m.,  SUB
party room.
Free   Cantonese   class,   noon,   Bu.
Modern   dance  class,   7:30  to 9:30
p.m., SUB party room.
4:00-6:30 p.m.
Buchanan Lounge
FRIDAY, FEB.  11/77.
Arts Students & Faculty — Come Out And Enjoy
All students who expect to graduate this Spring are requested
to submit "Application for Graduation" cards (two) to the
Registrar's Office (Mrs. Kent) by Tuesday, February 15, 1977.
This includes students who are registered in a year not
normally considered to be a graduating year (e.g. Combined
B.Sc./M.D. or B.Com./LL.B.) but who are expecting to
complete a degree programme this Spring.
PLEASE NOTE: It is the responsibility of the student to make
application, for his/her degree. The list of candidates for
graduation to be presented to the Faculty and to the Senate
for approval is compiled from these application cards.
Information Session
Monday, February 14—8 p.m.
International House 402/404
CUSO needs experienced health, education,
technical and agricultural personnel.
(Bring this ad with you)
Div. of Minitronics of Canada Ltd.
3720 E. Hastings, Bby.
V2 block E. of Boundary Rd.
and more .
RATES:   Campus - 3 lines, 1 day $1.50; additional lines 35c
Commercial - 3 lines, 1 day $2.50; additional lines
50c Additional days $2.25 and 45c
Classified ads are not accepted by telephone and are payable in
advance. Deadline is 11:30 a.m. the day before publication.
Publications Off ice. Room 241, S.U.B., UBC, Vancouver.
5 — Coming Events
Folksong Society plus Hard Times
Two. Friday, 8:30 p.m. Lutheran
Campus Centra. $1.00.
ST. VALENTINE'S DAY Massacre Dance
Sat., Feb.  12, 9-1. Totem Park.
10 — For Sale — Commercial
Very low rates. Excellent workmanship. 24-hour service, plus exceptional prices for racquets. Call 733-
1612. 3616 West 4th Ave. Open 10
11 — For Sale — Private
1971 VEGA, 4 speed, H3., one owner,
34,000 miles, positraction, Michelins,
Bally Pack. $1,000 OBO. 988-4582,
Sunday night thru Friday night.
1971 TOYOTA' COROLLA 1200. Exc.
mech. condtion, radial tires. Call Don,
433-6303 or  434-6958.
30 - Jobs
PART-TIME employment for two or
three nights per week. Cashier or
hostess. Female preferred. Spaghetti
Factory, 53 Water St. Apply Thurs.
and Sat. during day. Ask for Kevin.
35 — Lost
LOST LIGHT BLUE contact lens in
flat white case, within last two weeks.
Call 224-7893.
10 SPEED tubular tire on Tues. Barium". Reward. 266-8259.
40 — Messages
WOULD WOMAN who gave me a ride
last week please return the library
book (Chinese) left behind. Urgent.
Thanks,  736-52/5.
you  down.   Smile!
Don't  let  it  get
40 — Messages (Continued).
BUMP  —  Go  for the  MAX!  Do a job
'   on SHAKE and BAKE BAKEP.
65 — Scandals
PUFFY: We promise we won't
mention anything about you &
that pony — Horace A. Round
&   Co.
Folksong Society plus Hard Times
Two. Friday, 8:30 p.m. Lutheran
Campus Centre. $1.00.
BLOOD WILL FLOW at the St. Valentine's Day Massacre, Sat., Feb. 12,
Totem Park.
GAY UBC — Disco Dance this Saturday! Grad Centre ballroom. Full
facilities $1.75 person. Join us.
70 — Services
PIANO TUNING — Expert tuning and
repairs to all makes. Reduced rates
to students. Call Dallas Hinton 266-
8123  anytime.
Adams Photography, 731-2101, 1459
West Broadway  at Granville  Street
85 — Typing
Selectric. Vancouver pick-up. Reasonable   rates.   986-2577.
CAMPUS DROP-OFF for fast accurate
typing. Reason ible rates. Call 731-
1807  after  12:00.
Rate: 70e per page and up. Phone
876-0158   if    nterested.
Rate: 70c per page and up. Phone
876-0158 i':  interested.
YEAR ROUND expert essay and thesis
typing f.om legible work. Phone 738-
6829.   10:0 J  a.m.-9:00 p.m.
99 — Miscellaneous
Bent cabin day/week.  732-0174
Valentine Messages
love everything about you. Especially
your nose. Stay happy! Love, Dave.
CHEEKY: Come see us some time. We
miss your skinny legs — The Boys<?>
from Brock.
Love and kisses as always.
Your  Sweet  Baboo
P.S. I love you always.
D.  W.  Kinky Bunny
B. PETERS you should .engineer your
way into  my heart.  You  doll  you!
KATHY: I wish that night had never
ended. Fm long for you, baby. Love,
PRESERVED for posterity "Bruce''
with lots of love from me (and
Julius too).
MR. B. Please be my Valentine at trial
balance  time. Mrs. C.
JODY: You're also my favourite UBC
Alumnus. Happy Valentine Day, Hugh
(alias The Quadrophenic).
ME OLD MATE: Be my Valentine Boo.
Your L.B.
Bear. Be mine. Love Tic.
TO OUR EUNUCH — Happy Valentine's
Day.  Hugs  and kisses. Love,  Second.
DEAR FUNNY FACE — Happy Valentines Day. Love Jerry.
COMPUTERS may come and computers
may go. But you'll always be my
Valentine Mr. B. — M.T.
JOE BOWES, Oh you kid dance your
way into our hearts. The Munchkins.
HIROSHI L. Let me give you the tea
ceremony, be' your Geisha girl, Ka-
buki.  Sally N.
EAST   9 You're  our Valentine. Friday, February 11, 1977
Page 15
UBC hosts UofA in crucial series
The UBC Thunderbird basketball team continues its battle for a
playoff spot in the Canada West
basketball league Friday and
Saturday when they play the
league-leading University of
Alberta Golden Bears.
The 'Birds are currently locked
in a three-way struggle for the
second place playoff spot with the
University of Victoria Vikings and
the University of Calgary
Dinosaurs. The Golden Bears need
only one win to clinch first place
and the other playoff spot.
The University of Saskatchewan
Huskies,(4-12) and the University
of Lethbridge Pronghorns (2-14)
are definitely out of playoff contention but either team could still
act as a spoiler in the final games
of the season.
Last weekend, the 'Birds swept a
pair of games from the Pronghorns
in Lethbridge 73-72 and 69-62.
Alberta also won a pair of games
from third place Calgary in Edmonton by convincing scores, 86-76
and 86-70.
Doug Baker of Alberta will be the
man the 'Birds will have to look out
for. Baker is on the top of the
Volleyball tournament
here on weekend
leads UBC Thunderbirds hockey
team in battle against University
of Saskatchewan Friday and
The UBC Thunderbirds will host
the Canada West University
Athletic Association volleyball
championships Saturday and
Sunday in War Memorial Gym.
The tournament will be the third
in a series to decide the western
representative in the national
championships, for both men and
women, to be held at the University
of Waterloo on February 24-17.
The UBC men's team currently
holds a strong lead over the other
teams in their division. They could
finish as low as second in the
tournament and still gain the berth
in the national final. The closest
Match box
Columbia Bible Institute at UBC
(iv), 4:30 p.m., War Memorial Gym.
University of Alberta at UBC
(women's), 6:30 p.m.. War
Memorial Gym.
University of Alberta at UBC
(men's), 8:30 p.m., War Memorial
Richmond at UBC (jv), 8 p.m.,
Winter sports centre.
Abbotsford women's bonspiel, all
day, Abbotsford curling rink.
B.C. Junior Women's
Championships, all day, West
Oregon   College   of   Education   at
UBC, 2  p.m., Gym  G,  P.E. centre.
Firefighters   "A"   at   UBC,  2   p.m.,
Thunderbird Stadium.
James    Bay    at    UBC,    2:30   p.m.,
Arthur Lord rugby field.
Canada    West    University    Athletic
Association    tournament,    all    day,
War Memorial gym.
B.C. Junior        Women's
1110 Seymour St.
Championships,      all      day.     West
Abbotsford   women's   bonspiel,   all
day, Abbotsford curling rink.
Malasplna College at UBC (jv), 4:30
p.m., War Memorial Gym.
University     of     Alberta    at    UBC
(women's),       6:30       p.m.,       War
Memorial Gym.
University     of     Alberta    at    UBC
(men's),  8:30  p.m.,  War  Memorial
Abbotsford   women's   bonspiel,   all
day, Abbotsford curling rink.
Canada    West    University   Athletic
Association   tournament,   all    day,
War Memorial Gym.
Chilliwack at  UBC  (jv), 3:15 p.m.,
winter sports centre.
UBC at Norbum (women's), 2 p.m.,
Norburn field.
team to the 'Bird's nine points is
the University of Victoria with 6.75.
Other competing teams are from
the University of Calgary,
University of Alberta and the
University of Saskatchewan.
The Thunderettes hold an even
more commanding lead over the
other women's teams than the
'Birds. They coidd finish as low as
third in the final tournament and
still qualify for the championship.
This makes the defending
champion Thunderettes practically shoo-ins for the Waterloo
Matches begin at 1 p.m.
Saturday in War Memorial gym.
Sunday's games begin at 9 a.m.
The tournament will be a single
Last weekend the Thunderettes
placed second in the University of
Victoria International Invitational.
They won their round-robin pool.
TTien went on to defeat Peppenline
University from California, Nova
from Seattle and the Victoria Y
club. They lost out in the final to
Chimo, a Vancouver team.
league scoring race with 339 points
for an average of over 25 points per
game. He is fourth in field goal
accuracy shooting an even 50 per
In their last meeting Baker and
the Bears demolished UBC. The
scores themselves were not lopsided, but Baker's point total was.
Alberta beat UBC in both games
84-77 and 93-86. Baker scored 32
points Jan. 7 and a phenomenal 48
points Jan. 8.
His weekend point total set an
unofficial Canada West league
record for most points in a game
and in a two game series by a
single player.
In other league games this
weekend, the Vikings visit Calgary
for a pair of key games. If Calgary
loses both they will definitely be
out of playoff contention. The
Dinos are currently two points
behind Victoria and UBC with a 9-7
Saskatchewan will  visit  Leth
bridge for a pair of games that will
have no effect on the playoff
berttis. But it could effect which
team will finish off the year with
the worst record. If Lethbridge
loses one more game they are
guaranteed the basement spot in
the league's final standings.
The 'Birds' games against
Alberta are at 8:30 p.m., Friday
and Saturday in War Memorial
Saturday the Thunderbird junior
varsity team was defeated by the
Western Washington State College
75-49 in Bellingham.
The high scorers for Western
Washington were Rob Scheibues
with 15 points and Jeff Sigurdson
with 14.
The UBC high point men were
Trevor Swan netting 10 points,
Arnie Dick and Brade Tone who
each added eight. *
Gym team loses two
The UBC men's gymnastics
team dropped two weekend meets
to American teams from Eastern
Washington State and Washington
Friday, the 'Birds lost to Eastern
Washington by a close 188.8 to 173.7
score. The top performer of the
meet was Kurt Nagashima from
Eastern Washington with 38.1
individual points. Charley Nash of
UBC came second with 37.8 points.
The next day Washington State
walked over the UBC team by a
score of 229-198.2. The Washington
State team was very good. They
have many nationally ranked
gymnasts in their lineup.
In the individual category,
Washington State took the first
four places with high scores. Bob
Thome won the event with 48
points. The top UBC man was
again Nash, in fifth place with 42.2
points. Over four points better than
his previous days score.
Both meets were held at UBC in
the gymnastics gym.
Saturday both the men's and the
women's teams will host the
Oregon College of Education. The
meet time is 2 p.m. in the gymnastics gym.
Big or Small Jobs
Tuition Fee
Income Tax
Feb. 14, 1977
Dept. of Finance
General Service
Admin. Building
8:30 to 4:30 p.m.
grin bin
Largest Selection
of posters in B.C.
Photo Blow-ups
from negs and prints,
jokes, gifts, etc.
3209 W. Broadway
(opposite Super-Valu)
in an
Weekend of Feb. 11th and 12th
FEATURING: Dr. Judah Landes, Mid Peninsula Psychiatric Medical Clinic,
Sunnyvale, CA. Noted Marriage Counsellor and Former President California State
Marriage Counselling Association.
First Session
Third Session
7:00 Family Dinner
7:45 The Jewish Family - Unity and Strength
8:45 Dr. Judah Landes
"An Authentic Jewish Viewpoint of Sex,
Extramarital Sex and Marriage".
Followed by Panel Discussion
Second Session - (Collegiates) 12:00 Shabbat Meal
1:00 Intermarriage Interdating
No Holds Barred Discussion
7:30 Dr. Judah Landes -
"Jewish Family Life in a Permissive Society"
9:00 Panel Discussion
"Role of Women in Judaism" - Facts and Myths
Weekend $10.00
All Sessions will take place at the CHABAD HOUSE,
LUBAVITCH CENTRE, 497 W. 39th Ave., (Cor. Cambie St.)
X Pdge 16
Friday, February 11,1977
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