Founded in 1918 Vancouver, B.C., Tuesday,March 27,1990 Vol72, No 47
by Cathy IRichardson says ‘access to education is free may happenif the newly elected
VICTORIA ( U )
C P- Maria and equal forall Nicaraguans.’ president Violetta Chomorro’
Ramirez i s the president of the Students pay a nominal registra- succeeds in reducing the army
National Union of Nicaraguan tion fee of approximately $2, half and reinstating the National
Students (UNEN). On March 7, of which goesto UNEN fees. Guard.
she was interviewed in Managua Student leaders are con- The Sandinista Front for
by a mem.berof an international cerned about thenew economic National Liberation (FSLN) was
team of oi5server11during the policy whichmay come into effect born out of UNEN in the’70s
February Nicaraguan elections. in May 1990. It is likely the new when a handful of students took
government of the United Na- to the mountains to fight a
tional Opposition (UNO) willre- guerilla waralongside the
1 centre, right andfar-left introduce stiff tuition fees. campesinos against Somoza’s
parties, IJNO, defeated the Many students maynot not national guard.
Sandinista government in the be able to continue theirstudies. Today there areSandini sta
second free elections since the Students are also afraid the youth groupson university cam-
Sandinish revolution in 1979. UNO governmentwill cut puses. Although Sandinista‘can-
The oficeof the National student subsidies for living didates won the UNEN executiue
Union of Nicaraguan students expenses and school supplies. positions with 64 per centof the
lies in the barrio Colonia Miguel s
A well, there will likely be vote, UNEN is a democratic or-
Bonilla, on the outskirts Man- bus
no more free tokens. Child- ganization. UNEN leaders fight
agua. It is near theNational care programsare also on the list for the rights of all students, not
Nicaraguan Autonomous of programs to be axed. just Sandinistas.
University (WAN). - Ramirez said there have
On the side of the building, a of
been no incidents political
painted IJNEN logo takes the
Many students have sabotage from opposition forces
form of a rifle. made it clear they on campus. “Once elected all
While waiting to meet Maria will not let thesocial members work together to
Ramirez, UNEN’s president, we advance theplatform of the
help studentsfold pamphlets conditions be pushed elected body.”
which wi’ll be distributed on vari- Ramirez said there are lnany
ous campuses. back to those of the areas inwhich UNEN disqrees
The pamphlets announce n Somoza era.
a with the educational policies; of
emergency meeting of student the Sandinistagovernment. Uni-
councils and deciare students Ramirez said the change in versity autonomyhas been EL
will unite to defend the achieve- government will inevitably focal issue recently. Through a
ments of the revldution. Other strengthen the student move- long seriesof discussions with
activists are busy counting ment. Many students voted for the Education Minister great
thousands of bus tokens, which the UNO coalition (formed of 14 steps were taken towards
look like red poker chips. They parties rangingfrom the commu- granting individual universities
are given free to students-ne nists to the far right)because autonomy in the areaaca- of
of the many benefitsthe Sandin- they believed there would be a n demic regulations, exams,
istas brought to student life. end to the war, the draft, and theentrance requirements and
Ramirez finally arrivesand US embargo, she said. policy.
we gointo her ofice. The is light T 3 many students the larger
a The biggest academic prob-
broken and there are high-
no threat to the entiresocial lem facing Nicaraguan universi-
tech copiers or computers. In network was unanticipated. The ties is the lackof textbooks. In
spite of the minimalist infra- present generation of students some faculties there is one text-
structure, theNicaraguan often come fromfamilies histori- book for 880 students. The text is
Student Union is one of the most cally denied access to any kept by the professor and in&-
effective ;and well organized in education. viduaI students have to make
the worldl. R.amirez said shebelieved copies.
I They are capable of mobiliz- some students are“politically
ing thousandsof students to
demonstrate witha few hours
notice. As well, students areone
unsophisticated” and far
trusting of UNO.
“Although many students
The shortage is mainly re-
sult of the U.S. economic em-
bargo, but Ramirez said groups
such as Tools for Peace have
of the most outspoken groups in voted for the UNO there will be been helpful’in sending supplies.
Nicaraguan society. large demonstrationsand joint The federation plans to ‘or-
Ramirez explainedshe is student action todefend our edu- ganize a worldwide drive for
busy attending emergency cation system. This may be a textbooks. They are looking to
meetings with faculty members good political education for many Canadian studentassociations
and administrators. Since the students who think that the for help, includingthe University
election results were announced, UNO has good intentions,” said of Victoria student council and
there has been concern about the Ramirez. the Canadian Federationof
future of education in Nicaragua. The first somber indication Students.
Nicaraguan students elect of social regression is the return Maria Ramirez has a
their representatives to UNEN of landlords from the days of message for Canadian students.
annually from the classrooms Somoza, attempting to evict “Sadly we are a country that;
and from the faculties (equiva- people from they land they used must live in many years with a
lent to course unions). Every two to own. war, with two U S . invasions in
years there are elections for the Many campesinos, who.voted our history. And now the United
national executive. A candidate for the UNO because they long States government must fight
cannot servemore than one term for peace and better economic with us and wantsto make the
on national executive and may conditions, have now realized revolution disappear.
run as an independent or as a their !and and homes are in ”Canadian students can help
member ,of a party. The last jeopardy. These samepeople who us by helping keepour revolution
elections returned all Sandinista voted for the UNO have vowed to alive. Students can do many
candidates to the union’s defend their property with arms. things. More concretely you can
This may be case with help us with our book campaign.
There are no tuition feesfor the N-icaraguan students as well. In Nicaragua we make duo-
university students inNicara- Many students are in the copies with ink run-offs. I have
gua. This was major achieve-
a reserves or the militia and have confidence that we will have
ment of the 1979 Sandinista made it clear they will not let the student solidarity now and in the
revolution. Before that time only social conditions in theircountry future. We think we can have
select wealthy citizens had be pushed back to thoseof the peace and in this peace we v d l
access to univerlsity education. Somoza era. fight to havethe FSLN in
Nicaragua’s constitution There are great fears this government.”
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“It provoked the rageof the trad-
were arrested by the ers,” Marquis said.
busload at the Montreal Stock The students were pushed
Exchange last Tuesday amid alle- back, joining their colleagues’sit-
that attacked in in the lobby. Marquis said po-
them, started fistf3ghts and broke lice in full riot gear arrived within
a chair over one student’s head. ten minutes.A few escaped down
T w o students were taken to emergency exits, the rest were
hospital, bleeding from the nose arrested.
and ears. The students filled paddy
MontrealconstableJacques wagons and two city transit
said had been buses. It took an hour to unload
charged with trespassing with in- them at the centralpolice station
tent to cause mischief, failing to co- in Old Montreal.
operate with police, “and possibly Marquissaid he expects a
one or two withassault.” Pate- municipal court summons four in
naude said more students will be months. By 9:30p.m., 58 students
The students’lawyer says
were hauled in. No brokers were
had been processedand released,
280 according to the students’lawyer.
”It’s fascist,” said a shaken
Prosecutors want fine
arrested. Andre Gagnon, president of the by Nicholas lonides “spent on programs and actions The President’s report said, “I
“Traders pushedthe students UQAM arts and literature stu- Prosecution rested Monday that promote tolerance as opposed amdirecting thestudent disci-
back.Theywere incredibly vio- dents association. Yt’s the first evening :st student court during to fostering hatred and discrimi- pline committee develop rt, to =corn-
lent-I didn’t see it, but someone time in the Quebec student move- the case against the Engineering nation,” said Price. mendations.” “In doing so, I am
told me one guy attacked with a ment that massive arrests were Undergraduate Society (EUS) for W e also askedthat the court asking them to consider suspen-
was made. their March 14 nEUSlettre. amend the EUS constitution to sion of those students directly
knuckle sandwiches,” said Mon- “The actions are really dis- The nEUSPettre has been include a definition and a prohibi- involved.”
treal journalist Philippe turbingthepatronat(business charged with containingracist, tion of discrimination.” Price said they [prosecution]
Marquis, who joined the protest leaders). It’s very significant,” sexist, and homophobic material. Prosecution also asked court have recommended that there be
and was arrested. said Gagnon. “It doesn’t bother Natives Alan Price and Daren to recommend the EUS pay the no expulsion but, “we do suppofl
Agroup of 350, mostly Univer-them when people quit university Winegarden, UBC law students fine instead of having the $32,000 the eight month suspension.”
site de Montreal students, went but when we put our feet their who are prosecutors for the case, EUS fund withheld.
to in “Right now, we are only deal-
the exchange to ask business to temples, theyget mad. For them, said the publication is discrimina- the
in ing with the (EUS),” saidPrice.
pay a one per cent tax earnings education of the people is not tory on the basisof race, gender, (Strangway’s)
on Report to Senate Student court will reconvene
to go towarduniversity education. important, money is everything.” and sexual orientation. dated March 21, it is written, I on Thursday at 12:OOp.m. t c l deal
The action was in response to students
About Prosecution has asked the have Tnstructed that the collec- with the EUS.
Quebec’srecent doublingoftuition marched in Montreal March 18th “EUS beoverseen by the AMs tion of fees for EUS shall be At 3:30p.m. disciplinary pro-
fees. to protest Quebec education min- [Alma Mater Society]for one year stopped immediately and that ceedings will be heardagainst
said students inster Claude Ryan’s plan to raise and fined $16,000,” said Price af- publication of all EUS material be EUSmembersMartin J. Sikes,
climbed up to the fourth floor stock universitytuition fees 130 per ter court. halted until there is a commit- . Heiko Epkens Eva and Marie
exchange offices on Rene Levesque cent overthe next two years. The $16,000 fine would be ment t abide by its own policies.” Wehrhahn.
Blvd. just before the 4:30 closing College and university stu-
dent associations representing
Fifty students actually made about 90,000 students
it onto the trading floor after two strike this week to protest the
are on Court adjourns for lack of defense
students, disguised in three-piece planned hikes which would take by Franka Cordua-von Speck right and were advisedtoseek He said, “I was surprised
suits, opened the doors for the rest. effect in September. An act of generosity by stu- legal counsel. “They did not call a court wasso quick to reject a mo-
dentcourtyesterdaysavedthe lawyer until today (Monday).” tion for adjournment since defense
Engineering Undergraduate Soci- Former EUS president Skott clearly waswithout representa-
ety from testifying in defence of Kent said heonly found out he was tion.”
thenEUSlettreand postponed the subpoenaed on Friday.Hesaid, Dixon saidhe didnot under-
trial until Thursday. W e contacted lawyers
our who stand how court could have pro-
After the prosecution pre-wereunavailableon the weekend.ceededknowing that the defence
sented thceir case against the con- Today was the first day we could had difficulty securing legal coun-
newsletter, the five meet with them.” sel.
judges of .the court decided to stay The court’s explanation of EUS
But according to presi-
the case when the defense saidtheirinitial decision, however, dentDarrenSanders, UBC legal
they could proceed
without no sympathy with Dixon. continued on page 8
B.C. Civil Liberties Associa-
tion president John Dixon,who
waspresent at thetrial, criticized
the manner inwhich it hasbeen
Food war rageson
handled so far. byDoIan
“It’s a good thing re- to
alate reaction a petition rent meal plan in operation at
cessed until defencecould contactsigned by incensed Totem Park Totem.
representation,” Dixon. residents, UBC Food Services This expanded plan would
“But legal representation shoulddecided yesterday evening to pull allow the students to use -their
have been present to hear the case their budget proposal from the meal cards at the SUBWAY cafe-
agenda for today’s board of gover- teria, Magda’s, a small incanteen
According t h e AMS nors’meeting. the
Totem, as well ascurrent To-
Constitut:ion, each member of the Totem park residents, how- tem Park cafeteria.
societyisentitledtobe defendedin ever, are fed up with UBC TPRAFood vice-president Sabrina
court by am active member of the Services and will continue to take Gill objects to the lack of student
action proposed $400 input on the proposal. W e n.ever
At the outset of the heruing price increase for food a t Totem askedforthese changes.We’re
the three engineers who com- Park residence. furious aboutthe complete lack of
prised the defence asked the court The Totem Park Residence student input. Hopefully, we’llget
to delay the trial until theycould Association (TPRA) executive enough responsetomake :Food
seek legal advice. council estimates over600 resi- Services scrap the plan. We’re
The .prosecution and court dentshave signed the petition going to fight this all the way.”
initially rejected the request, cit- opposing the increase. The peti- TPRA also accusesfood serv-
ing an AMs by-law which states tion was sent yesterday morning ices ofusing ‘‘bully tactics” to pres-
that any motion to adjourna trial to the board of governors, demand- sure Cam McNeil into giving to-
must be received by the court 24- ing action from the board. ken approval to the plan. McNeil
hours inadvance. “It’s a crock,” said TPRA was TPRA President at the time of
Clerk of the courtJessicapresidentJustin Meilkem.“Food the proposal’s construction.
Mathers said, “Rules providethey Services are trying to ram uneces- “I wouldn’t exactly say it was
should prlesent their reasons for sary ‘conveniences’ down our signed under duress, but there is a
Cascade of plastic. Bottled water served to G l o b e ‘90 delegates with no
not being prepared to proceed a throats. I’dratherhave the$400ingeneral feeling that Cam was
plans for recyclingthe plastic. Many of the companies at the conference
day before the hearing.” my pocket.” forced into giving approval t theo
“are the people who will benefit from pollution’’ said Robin Round from said engineers
She the were Food Servicesoriginally proposal,” Meilkem said.
UBC’s Student Environment Centre who collected 250 of the bottles to informed ‘on Wednesday of their planneduse extra
to the $400 from continued on page 8
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In the first match, the Chi- some team members were injured.
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Scullers scull skillfully
by Sandra Stephanson Both UBC’s men and women varsity
UBC rowers faredwell at the had to contendwith thesuper men’s eight finished third, nine
UBCNRC Spring Invitational rowing power of UVic, who walked seconds off W J and 17seconds
Regatta against formidable com- away with victories in the men’s behind the veteranU Vic crew.
petition from the University of and women’s heavy eightraces. The annual pilgrimage to the
Victoria, Western Washington “he UBC women’s heavy San Diego Crew Classic Regatta
University and Simon k a s e r for
eight settled second place-ten has beenpostponed indefinitely
University this past weekend. of
seconds out contention. for UBC rowers.
The UBC rowing birds pulled “Our goal was to beat U. Vic They will have to settle for
off two first place finishes in the and unfortunately it didn’t hap- competing inthe Oregon State
women’s junior varsityAight- pen. We had a strong start. We’re University and University of Vic-
weight eight race and the men’s working on getting fasterfor next toria Dual Regattato beheld
junior four weekend‘s race in Victoria,” said March 31st and April 1st in Victo-
plus coxswain. varsity rower Suzanne Flemmina. ria.
In brilliant sunshine and with
a slight afternoonhead wind, the
UBC lightweight women’s eight
rowed a strong and steady final,
pulling away from WWU in the
last 60Om of the 200Om race.
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No representatives of the
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Dixon said i t was outrageous
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legal counsel from UBC legal clinic
Friday was rejected.
“Everyone has the right toa
fair defence,” he said. “Adequate
representation is the bedrock pro-
cedural right of the system.”
Chief justice of student court
John Anderson said court recon-
sideredtheirinitial decision to
adjourn after the engineers told
court they were not ready to pro-
ceed with theirdefense.
He added that the delay has
given the EUS a n advantage in
preparing their defence because of
the decision to let the prosecution
continued from page 3
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“Could that of its reaches. If power wielders
analyze power intimately in the
Brecht the red ...” way that Brecht presents it they
will understand and use it more
fully. I believe that this is the
In the past month playstwo worst consequence of showing
of EIrechthave been set on stage Brecht in power elite circles as
at the Vancouver universities: simple entertainment.
The Good Woman of Ssu-Chuan
at Simon Fraser University, and horacio dela cueva
Herr Puntilla and His Servant Graduate Studies
Matti at UBC. What can be the
reasons why Brecht is being
shown at University theaters?Is Reader disagrees
Brecht now a‘klassic” playwright
to he analyzed to death by aca-
his short stories, poems, and
plays to let workers know how
power wasbeing wielded and
I am saddened by the heart-
less attitudereflected in the let-
ter by Jeremy Cooperstock that
appeared in last Friday’s Ubys-
sey. He concludes that
women who worked together to
BOOKS - I
used by bosses to opress them.
Brecht’s theatre does not intend
produce the Tuesday, March 13
issue of The Ubyssey, which was ....
. Bring your used books to the Bookstoreget and
to preach aboutexploitation and
pretends to save the exploited by
dedicated to women’s issues and
eloquently succeeded in enlight- : ’ . CA$H BACK. Soft- or hard cover, whether used
malung platonic statements, but ening many readers about
makes everyone in the audience gies for overcoming the unfortu-
on this campus or not, we will buy all current ...I:
become a critical spectator of the
nate barriers that alienate the
two genders from each other, edition titles that have a resale market value. ..
Brecht’s epic theatre is more than were merely concocting a “witty
What is Brecht doingat the
University?Have the scholars
It istragic and shameful that
anyone should find funny the op-
Good luck on your final exams!
taken Brecht of the context of pression and suffering of women.
class struggle and
in the academic world where a
few experts will decide what are strates his hostility towards and
right (socially acceptable)
His suggestion thatthese
women are not serious demon-
his inability to empathise witha
I April 17-27 9am - 5pm Mon to Fri. on/y I
and. wrong (socially deplorable) major group within our society
ways tointerpret Brecht’s works? who suffer undeserved victimisa-
This could well the case. None-
be tion. “he Canadian Charter of
theless this would be the least Rightsand Freedoms upholds
dangerous of the consequencesof plain common sense in decreeing
taking Brecht out the popular that it is neither fair nor accept-
theatre and secluding him into able to discriminate againstper-
the places where those in power
educate and entertain them-
sons because of their race, reli-
gion, colour, or gender. Any no-
selves. tion that women in general in our 6200 University Boulevard 228-4741
Both The Good Woman of society do not face gender dis-
Ssu-Chuan andHerrPuntilla crimination that puts them at a
and His Servant Mattiwere pre- disadvantage socially,economi-
sented as entertaiment, Brecht cally, and politically arises from
without the critical edge, without either profound ignorance out-or ~~~~~~
offending the burgeois. Nice im- right falsehood. Often men self-
age,s, no content. ishly deny the existence of injus- You are cordially invited toattend the
The Good Woman of Ssu- tice and resist reform because the
Chuan emphasized, for reasons
that were never made clear to
system errs in their favour.
It can be difficult a man to
anyone, Shan-Te’s passion for a directly perceive that as a result
pilot that is after themoney her of the explicit oppression that a Medical & Scientific Equipment Trade Show
tobacco shopholds. This obscured woman faces, her world viewand
the main messageof the play, a everyday experience is funda-
capitalist cannot a good person
be mentally different from his. If we
and run a succesful business at cite only a few of the instances in and
Wednesday, April 4th
the same time, profit and kind- which women suffer unjustly as a Thursday, April5th
ness are mutuallyexclusive. The result of their gender we see that
Good Woman of Ssu-Chuan also in general theyare subjected to a 1O:OO AM - 5100 I”
presented us with stereotypesof higher occurrenceof violent acts
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tutes, pilots, servants, moth- as opposed to the reverse, that
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ing ways, instead of using the
shalllow and boring representa-
tions that Tv provides us?
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proportionate to theirrelative
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thisaudiencescan understand compassion and work together to
power and its manipulations and bring an end to the victimisation
break power relationshipsand
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we should show respect, grati- WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU
this tool is a two-edged sword. tude, andlove: womankind.
Tho;se who yield power might be
yielding in unconsciously, with- Daniel Fretts
AT THE SHOW.
out realizing the full implications Faculty of Arts
March 27,1990 THE UBYSSEY/!3
And the winners are
Welcome to the second annual Ubyssey “Oscars” fol
the most interesting events, people, and places on campu S
and theworld beyond.The envelope please...
Best actor: student representative on the Board c,f
Governors Mr. Tim Bird who has lenthis chameleon-like
support to almost every backward stand the A s ha.S M
proposed this year. Believeus the list is long.
Unfortunately, we cannot give out a best actress awar d
because there are few women hightoo in profile positions Brt
UBC to choose from ...
Best supportingactor: BOG chair PeterBrown for hi S
delightful portrayal as a..uhh...businessman. What rang61 -9
what depth, hoorah.
Best supporting actress: former ombudsperson Jessic a
Mathers whose integrity kept the AMs more honest b, Y
bringing the AMs backroom politics into theforefront t0
students, where it belongs. She would make an excellenI t
Best special effects: The first of many awards, Th e
UBC Real Estate Corporation for the spectacular fire d an
smoke theyput on for the residents Fairview/Acadia aI t of
their Hampton Place development during the Thanksgh 1-
inglong weekend. The result was front page coveragein e th
weekend edition of The Province and another black-eye fal r
a corporation turning new ground development tactic3. in
Best sleazypolitical tactic: To president George Bus’h
for attempting to erase the wimp factor by invading th e
Central American powerhouse Panama. Yes, George yoU
are no longer a wimp.
Honourable mention for best sleazy political tactic
UBCREC for the delightful job they did in alienatin g F
almost every community group on campus and Point Gre Y
and for their lackof consultation in the months preceding
Worst screenplay: The UBC ‘Geers for their moroniC
publication the nEUSlettre. The thing funny about th only e
publication is the miscreants write it still believe it t0
be funny.Actually, it is appalling.
Hypocrites of the year: The UBC administration and
the local media for their reaction to the most recent i- publj
cation of the nEUSlettre. The horror, the horror, what th e
hell do you think thoseyo-yo’s have been writing about in
their shit-hole paper for the past fucking years. hasn’ 50 It The Ubyssey welcomes letterson any Issue. Letters which are typed will n t b e accepted. Letters over 200 words
been intelligent. The horror, horror. You guys make the u may be edited for brevity. Please b e concise. Content which I libelous, slanderous, racist, sexist, homophoblc or
otherwise unlft for publication will b e published. Please bring letters, with identlflcatlon, to our editorial offlce,
wretch. Room 241K.SUB. .Letters must Include name, faculty or department. year of studv and signature.
Stupidest political move: The newAMs for their p u ~
chase of $33,000 computers which have little utility excep
t for term papers. They should given to the library. be Forgve ‘geers! ministration nor the guilty AMs ‘
Serves ‘em natural an unnatural is evolution. Man
The most hazardous waste award to The Vancou goes would wish to become seen as bypro-
ver Stunned’s in-house columnist Nicole Parton. Beside
wasting trees this inane strip belongs in thecomic sectiol way,
Dear President Strang- of such behaviour. Halting right duct of nature, intrinsically
the collection of EUS fees, as at war with it. H u m a n
(right beside The Family Circus) where the audience woull The AMs applaudsyour punishment for the expres- Finally... some disaster activities “spoil” the Envi-
probably be more in tuneto the tripe that flows out of he strong disapproval of the sion of abhorrent ideas, is has taken place; the edito- ronment. Who should win
brain. Please get rid this person. She does not enhanc March 14th EUS newslet- contrary to the letter and the staff of the nEUSletter this wargiven this meta-
the reputationof your paper,our city, or journalism. ;er. spirit of the statement on must now tiptoe on creaky physics? Like a child should
Best role model: F’remanure Bill Van Der Zalm. Hi The newsletter’s savage Page 20 of the UBC Calen- floorboards. obey hisparents, so man
wholesome goodlooks, weasely manner, doublespeak, an 3igotryignited a deep pool of dar. I am sympathetic with should submit to nature and
c a r salesperson smile make Mr. Bill a veritable champi01
of Socred slime a great role model for
and all aspiring youn, ?ain and anger amongtar- There can be absolutely the First Nations members. not tryto impose his values
politicians in B.C. Zeted groups, especially no question of banning any It’s unfortunate that they on it.
Best salesperson: President Strangway for selling u unong Native students. Stu- publications, financial pen- were directly insulted. Hence Environmental-
down the river,promoting elitismand inaccessibility of, lents Council showed soli- alties, the suspension or ex- But, a t the same time, I ism’s venemous hatred for
university education. This year he sold us on a researcl larity with these groupsat pulsion of students from am glad that theMarch 14, Capitalism. Capitalism
university. Last year he us higher tuition without
sold thl ;heMarch21stSpecialMeet- UBC or any other reprisals. 1990 issue has made such values man’s life as an end
anger that has hit Quebec. Think about that one. ng. Punitive measures will cre- publicity. Maybe now there in itself and as the only
Most pretentious award: The Ubyssey. Who else? All of us look forward to ate a climate at UBC which will be a decrease in disgust- proper standard of value,
a time when prejudice based makes the free expression of ing jokes and pictures in our andlets man to discover
3n race, sex or sexual orien- highly unpopular views newspaper. the best way to live his life
THE UBYSSEY the
htion, along with verbal appear dangerous.
3xpressionof such prejudice, Such measures have will
Roberta Cameron according to his nature.
March 27,1990 no longer infests our society. other negative effects as well, Engineering 2 selfish, and does not accept
The Ubysseyis published Tuesdays and Fridays through W need to be careful, how- without really curing the evil
e the question: “whatis good
jver, that we penalize dis- they are meant to address. for nature, trees, and fish?”;
Dut the academic year bythe Alma Mater Societyof the Uni.
:riminatory actions rather They will unjustly punish all
Read Ayn Rand rather, it is the answer to:
dersity of British Columbia. Editorial opinions are those the of
staff and not necessarily those of the university administra than the expression of opin- engineering students for the I agree with UBYS- “what isgood for man as a
tion, or of the sponsor. The Ubyssey is published with the Lon. misjudgment of a few. They SEY’s March 20th editorial rational, natural entity?”
proud support of the Alumni Association. The Ubyssey is B We need to take a sober may remove financial sup- that Capitalism and Envi- Don’t take technology and
member of Canadian University Press. The editorial office is look at the measures that port for the manyconstruc- ronmentalism are incom- material progress for
Rrn. 241kofthe Student Union Building. Editorial Department, properly be taken in re- tive undertakings of the patible, or more fundamen- granted; in reason, an un-
phone 2282301; advertising, 2283977; FAX# 228-6093 sponse to an offensive publi- EUS. And they willcome tally that the “growth-ori- compromisingly pro-man
Extra! Extra1Ubyssey beer garden brings death and desrructionl Readabout it inSAC.
all :ation. The right to free across as vindictive acts of ented” mentality is incom- viewpoint dictatesthat it is
axpression, guaranteedin repression which won’t erase patible with “concernfor the proper to conquer nature, to
‘Eyes melted, skin expbded, everybody‘s dead,’ xreamed Frarka Cordua-von Spech~, the Canadian Charter of prejudice from people’s environment”: the latter is produce, to
runningfmmthefhmingSUBbuilding.SunoundedbytheSACsecurityswatteam,hordesof Rights and Liberties, surely minds and hearts, but inten- profoundly evil, the former world around us, not mind-
was fim to start the riot, throwing arms to all staffers.‘For the tenth time,NO we won? wpe ioes not mean only the right sifyantagonismsoncampus. uncompromisinglygoodand lessly, but according to the
the bar!’ said Joe Ahwasser, makingno a!tempt to stop the foamy flood. Etlie Pow and Dale to non-offensive expression. Racist, sexist or homo- pro-life. dictum “Nature to be com-
Fallon criedtearfully, ‘Luckily SAC security came to saw the day.’ Rebecca Bishop, still Disciplinary action against phobic bigotry at UBC must Now let’s get straight manded, mustbe obeyed.”
shaki~,wasreIievedtoIeammwtUbysseystaffhadsurv‘Ned.’’Wealmostbstthemall,”said che EUS could open the be counteredby the voice of what Environmentalism in Stephan Weaver
Martin Chester, sniffling. KeithLeung was shocked. ‘Iwas like,wow, total chaos, Iman all
the furniture got smashed to s h l there was this big bonfirein the middle and AMS types kept University to a civil liberties reason and correctedby help- its pure form advocates: Engineering IV
gettingchudtedin.~youaskme,d~lowingUbysseybeergardensisn’tenoughlTheyshould suit. ing discriminated groupsin Mother nature hasvalue in
allbeshotrErnieSteQrandTedAussem,rummaggedthmughthecharredremainsforthe Page 20 of the 1989/90 positive ways - not by turn- and of itself, apart from “We are, i n general,
shing~eelthey’daccidentlyle~thenightoftheparty.’Weknewit”saidAussem.Can’ttrust UBC Calendar states: ingengineeringstudentsinto human ends and purposes, a left wing paper from a
those journalist types. Get them off the keyboard for a night, and hell breaks loose.”The
Ubyssey terrorists,led by Victor ChewWong, went on a rampage ofthe SUB,spraying the “Centralamongthese scapegoats. Severalrepre- and should therefore be
rights (of members of the sentativesofNative students obediently cherished. Canadian perspective,
walk with beer and refusing to distrbute beer tickets, throwing mobtov cocktaik (open beer
wimTheUbysseyafbmeimide)atthepac~istSACsecurityteam.HaoLiandXuanNgocalled University) is the freedom, have stressed the same point. I refer you to the title which in America would
the fire department, as Don Mah and David Loh ranthe balcony, dumping cases cases
and within the law, ... to engage These thoughtsexpress, essay ofAyn Rand’s book probably be cornmu-
another bomb exploded, causing major structural damage and killing, oh, The Pope hoardes. in full and unrestrictedcon- not a consensus within the “The NewLeft: The Anti- nist.”
gave an early Saturday morning service for Rick E.Bear, whose bcdy was never recovered, sideration of any opinion ... AMs, but myown honest Industrial Revolution” for “Ubyssey editor Joe Alt-
while a USGeneral surveyed the wildeyed partytnorgenwho’dcaused the riot, handingout Behaviourwhich obstructs judgment about a difficult an analysis of the essence of wasser in the
application forms. Western
‘Waitr criedNajene Rehrby, “Iwas there, it didn‘t happen that way! We danced, we
Free and full discussion, not situation. I trust youwill Environmentalism. Washington University
sang, we had a f e w been.’ mly of ideas which are safe consider them, knowing that At the root of this phi-
But we all know, if SAC securitysays it happened. IT MUST HAVE. All staffriitenand and accepted but of those both of us feel deep responsi- losophy isthe profoundly paper The Western Front
other hooligans (especially ones who are littleconfused about the SAC security report) which may be unpopular
the a or bility for the good of UBC. mystical view that man is Web. 27, 1990). a
are cordially invited attend this Wednesday’s AMS council meeting.
highly abnormal child of
even abhorrent, vitally Yours sincerely Smash the bourgeoi-
Joe AItwaaaer Franka Cordua-von Specht threatens theintegrity ofthe Mother Nature-ruthlessly sie. Join The Ubyssey.
Nadene Rehnby Chung Wong Kelth Leung University’s forum.” Kurt Preinsperg able permanently to con-
Neither the UBC Ad- M
A s President quer his surroundings and Room 241 K, SUB.
10/THE UBYSSEY March 27,1990
Trip in poor taste Can you believe thk? I
Dear Mr. Wilson of "ravel Cuts: accldenly hand in a w e nt
I am astonished that you letter to my grandmother
shlouldbe advertising China "anas
excellent destination to visit as
glver It a B+.
well as study in these times of
change." Are you not aware that
only eight monthsago thousands
of students were massacred in a
most gruesome manner in Peking?
Since then thousandsof students
and other young people have been SUNDAY APRIL 8th 9:30pm - 10:30pm
herded into prisons and concen- V.S.T. Chapel of the Epiphany
trationcamps, forcefully brain-
washed, tortured, executed. If- Organized by the Student Residents of Carey Hall
as you put it-"China continues to GKaphic: The Fulcrum Worship for students, by students.
evolve" it is in a direction opposite
tothat of the rest of the communist link the virtures of the free ex- them-HOLD them in HEAD
world. Would you have promoted change ofvalues with the crimes of BRACES for their entire lives-
travel to Ceausescu'sRomania? government. pourDETERGENT and COS- ~~~
To invite Canadian students to If the reader were to accept METICS in their EYES and on
travel to China sends the wrong Mr.Norman'sviewoflanguage, he their skin--TRAP them by their AN IMPORTANT NOTICE TO
message to the murderers ofhas already won the battle.A ra- LEGS in steel let-holdtraps-
China's students who continue to tional argument cannot succeed ABDUCT tjhem from their native ALL UBC STUDENTS ENROLLED
hold that country in the grip of
terror, and are bound to soon meet
when the issues and language are habitat. Basically, it is considered
sinking in a quagmire of vague perfectly justifiable to do WHAT-
IN THE 1989/90 WINTER SESSION
the fateof their friendCausescu. definitions. Such definitions per- EVER YOU WANT to them. And ~~
Are considerations of aca- meate our culture and even dic- if there should come a time that
demic solidarity and common tionaries have become a weakened the law threatens you with the Noticecardsconcerningthe1990/91 Calendar and
morality of no relevance a travel
to defence. This state of affairs suits charge of 'cruelty to animals', related Telereg publications have been mailed to all
agency .purporting to serve the the irrational, emotional, catch- while then you can just say that students.
travel needsof the academic com- all-phrases of Mr. Norman per- what you're doing is in the inter-
munity?Surely you could find fectly. ests of science (I guess that's what
some genuinely "excellent" desti- Kevin Haidl the NAZI DOCTORS said
in WHEN YOU RECEIVE YOUR CARD, take it to the
nations for student travel in the Science 1 WW.11 when they experimented General Administration
Services Building (GSAB)
Pacific Rim. on Jews). lobby between March 27and April 9 (8:30a.m. to 4 2 5
Rene Goldman What is required not equal
p.m.)* and exchange for your copiesof the Calendar,
Assistant Professor Confront them for
treatment non-humans. Telereg Guide& Course Schedule, Program Planning
Rather, EQUAL CONSIDERA-
The engineering nEUSlettre is TION. Equal consideration the for &Advising Information booklet and, you require it, the
Debate continues one example of discriminatory well-being of women requires that Standard Timetables booklet. After April 9, exchange
Mr.Ron Norman (March 6 ) expressions onthe UBC Campus. they be given equal opportunity your card for your copies of these publications at the
attempted to equate the activities They must be confronted! As a to achieve and enjoy thesame -
Registrar's Office (GSAB 2nd floor).
of businessmen, specifically em- member of the community at UBC things thatmen do. Equal consid-
ploying workers, with the activi- your voice can be heard. By writ- eration for the well-being of pigs
ties ofgovernment. Such danger- ing letters to your Faculty Advi- may require no more than that
a we These publications arenot being mailed to continuing
ous ignorance of the English lan- sor, Advisor, Ombudsperson and leave them alone with other in pigs students due to mailing costs. to
If you plan enrolin the
guage and of humanrelations to President Strangway willbe a place where there is
we enough food 1990/91 Winter Session, make sure you pick up your
cannot be left unchallenged. accepting responsibility for im- to eat and room to run freely. copies of these publications as you will need them
In a free society, no one is proving our community. Instead Similarly, equal considerationfor
of when you register. (Telereg opens for 1990/91 Winter
forced to deal with any individual being part of the problem, be part apes, monkleys, bears, alone with
or organization. Parties can only of the solution. members of their own kind in their
Session registration on June 18, 1990.)
deal with one another by mutual San Dee Doxtater native habitat. Considerations
consent. Theactivities of busi- Anthropology 2 such as these are really all that is Open March a.m.
28th and 29th from 8:30 to 7:OO p.m.
nessmen(employment,purchas- Daniel Meneley required but if i t was granted, i t
ing, and selling) involvetwoor Law 1 would bring an end a n abhorent
to Office of the Registrar
more parties who exchange values Karen Roblee and idscrimination
by mutual voluntary consent for Law1 (see: Animal Liberation by Peter
mutual benefit. These are not ac- Singer). P.S.Does the Registrar's Office haveyour correct
tivities involving exploitation or When we are considering mailing address?
force. Suffering is BAD whom is to be granted rights to
In order to exploit by force, The Wate-Hurts" campaign equal consideration, in the words
one requires gun, a government, left out a n important issue.
of Jeremy B'entham, question
or both. In all the talk about the ter- is not, Can they reason? nor Can
The distinguishing character- rible hate and discrimination that they talk? but, CAN THEY SUF-
isticofgovernmentisthelegalized goes on in human society, in all theFER?"
use or threat of force. Govern- talk about the infringement of the of
The large majorityhumans
ments levy taxes with involuntary rights of human minorities and either acquiesce or actively par-
finesandimprisonment (i.e. force) women, never wasthe most wide- take in all or many of the above TREE PLANTING
as the punishment for non-pay- spread and abhorantly harmful atrocities. Apparently, hoever,
ment.Governmentsinterferewith type of discrimination publicly judging from the alck the repre-
the freedom of men to trade by spoken (or written) out against: sentation fo thie issue, according
controlling ideas, capital,and SPECIESISM. That is, the tyr- to the "Hate! will be held
productswhichthey arbitrarily anny of humans over non-hu- Hurts" committee, this simply IS
determine to be harmful to the mans.
'pu'blic good'. Governments initi- Granted, types
NOT AN IMPORTANT considera-
of dis- tion. It is well and fine to cam-
Friday, March 30th
ated the use of force in the Tian- crimination between humans are paign agin:st inter-humanhate
amin Squares, Auchwitchzes, all terrible. They must ERADI- but when you do so under the
at 2 0 0 p.m.
Soviet prisons, and Latin Ameri- CATED. They are all, however, banner of a campaign to eradicate
can dictatorships of the past and PALTRY-utterly insignificant ALL hate discrimination,
will continue to do so in the future.and trivially mild-IN COM- YOUIMPLYTHAT IT IS THE
The degrees of the violations of PARISON to the DEGREE and ONLY HATE AND DISCRIMI-
individual rights vary but the dis- AMOUNT of suffering that non- NATION THAT NEEDS TO BE
tinguishing characteristic re- humans are put through by hu- ERADICATED. President Strangway will be speaking
mains the same. mans. However, not only is inter-
Yes Mr. Norman, there is a Women and human minori- human discrimination NOT the All Faculty and Graduating Students are
difl'erence betweenmanaging a ties all, quite justifiably, complain only kind that needs to be eradi- Invited to attend
corporation and governing a na- because they aren't given EQUAL catedbutiti;sNOTEVENthemost
tion. Words have meanings. They rights.Incomparison, however, harmful andpervasive kind.
represent definite concepts. Why non-humans aren't given ANY It isobvious to anyone who is
do you wish to avoid definitions? rights or grantedtheslightest not completely dead to all sense of
Mr. Norman's is unwilling to degree of consideration: it iscon- suffering that THE VAST MA-
accept "a language which harbors sidered completely justifiable & JORITY OF DISCRIMINATORY
such a distinction [governing vs. EAT them-BURN them-lock ACTS AGAINST NON-HUMANS
employing]..."becauseitis"a1ittle them in a box for theirentire ARE UNJUSTIFIABLE and that
too discreet and circumspect..." It lives-BRAND them-TEAR this is THE MOST PERVASIVE
appears that the evasion, obscur- their beaks o f f S E W their eyes AND HARMFUL TYPE OF DIS-
ing, and destruction of concepts closed-INFECT them with can- CRIMINATION INTHE WORLD
are the domains of Mr. Norman. A cer, aids or any other DISEASE TODAY.
world where men communicate you desireCTARVE them-line But perhaps the "Hate Hurts"
defjiniteterms does not permit him them up and SHOOT them committee did not mean to leave
to expoundopinions which are through the head-ELECTRO- out this issue-perhaps it wasjust
nothingmore than whims and them-IRRADIATE
CUTE an oversight-I hope so.
wisheswithno justification in them-POISONthem-DROWN Leo Paquin Tree Location
reality. Confusion allows him to them-FREEZE them-DRUG Arts 3
March 27,1990 THE UBYSSEY/ll
Nightmare vision terminally consuming
by Paul Dayeon nothing. Sit back, take it easy
and everything will be just fine.
T HE world of Terminal City
is mad and getting madder.
Sit back. Do what you are
Everything will be done for you.
This is the ultimate
told. Go out and buy something. Ross “The BOSS” Glimorea is
It will make you feelbetter. modern politician. More style
Everything will be done for you. than substance. He is a talk show
Everything will be thought of for host risen to political officeand
you.THOSE WHO RESIST WILL corporate control. Glimore’s
BE SHOT. greatest political weaponis
television. A combination of
FILM Ronald Reagan, Bill Vander Zalm
Terminal City Ricochet and Morton Downey Jr., Ross
Opened Friday Glimore is the ultimate “tabloid
politician.” His by-word is
Terminal City Ricochet is POWER, and hesacrifices all to
about a world goinginsane; it is it.
an apocalyptic vision. The Truth, Terminal City’s
A comedy adventure, in the newspaper, and all the other
sense of black humour,the film is media deny the disasters that
a nightmare vision of a society on befall the city. But then the
the brink self-destruction. Ter-
of media is owned bymulti-million-
minal City hacks itself to pieces aire and mayor Glimore’s Glicorp.
much like Lupo the Butcher. Any other uncontrolled media is
Ecological disaster is evident banned as immoral.
throughout as %pace junk” rains Rock‘n’roll is illegal. As a
down onthe city which resembles spontaneous rebellious and
a garbage dump wasteland of full imaginative art form it is a
discarded obsolete consumer danger to a stable unquestioning
products. And peopleignore it as society, Terminal City. Only
the sky falls them. Theyare
on underground, rock continues to
told to. be played,constituting the basis
The TerminalCitizens are of resistance culture.
told to do a lot of things and to do “hat public enemynumber
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