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					                                       We have you covered.                                                                        My favourite home-made costume: a padded, purple
                                                                                                                                                   California Raisin.




                                                    Costume Craze
Those who make it Happen
     Editors-in-Chief
       Emma Billington
       Kristine Thiessen
Business & Advertising                     O      riginally, we wanted the
                                                  SUS lab rat to duke it out                                              In Costume, All Year Round.................3
      Manager                         on the cover with one of the other
                                      faculties’ mascots. The EUS, at
                                                                                                                          Halloween at UBC................................3
          Michael Tan                 least, must have a giant foam block                                                 Benita’s Horrorscopes..........................8
     Associate Editors                of cheese with legs. Unfortunately,
          Brian Poole                 it was not so. Why is the SUS the                                                   Gladiator...............................................9
         Matt Twohig                  only faculty with an oversized
        Lauren Wapling                furry cheerleader?          Maybe the                                               Varsity Rowing....................................10
                                      Thunderbird is enough for most
   Varsity Coordinator                of us (which, by the way, will be
          Marc Weber                  revamped and revealed some time
                                      later this term – keep an eye out for
       Varsity Photos                 Point coverage). Perhaps because           The animated California Raisin.
          Richard Lam                 when you think of Arts, you don’t
                                                                                 editor-turned-cowgirl will be at         How to: Make your Own Costume.....3
                                      think of the preserved corpse of a
     Layout Design &                  rodent, or any other animal for that       the Canadian Club beer garden on
                                                                                 Friday, and hopping on the bus at
                                                                                                                          Question of the Week.........................4
       Production                     matter. Either way, it would be fun
       Emma Billington                to have more animals cart-wheeling         Doolin’s for the annual UBC/SFU          What’s Happening...............................4
                                                                                 pub crawl.
       Kristine Thiessen              around campus. Well, Halloween
                                      gives us that chance! Halloween                  I’m always curious to see what     Three Lines Free...................................4
          Historian                                                              creative costumes other students
           Fred Hume
                                      gives us the opportunity to dress up
                                      as whatever fantastic, absurd, sexy,       have concocted. A couple friends         UBC Abroad: Hawaii............................5
       Photography                    ugly, terrifying, thing we want.           of mine consistently put in an
                                                                                 admirable amount of effort each
                                                                                                                          Leagues Lowdown............................6-7
       Coordinator                          As a small girl, I had my share of
         Bippan Sangha                standard, pretty costumes: sleeping        year, from Duffman (see p.3) to
                                                                                 the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
                                                                                                                          Try Hards: 20-20-20............................8
                                      beauty, smurf, angel, cheerleader,
        Web Design                    hippie. Emma’s favourites as a child       (complete with trash can shells,         ‘Bird Briefs............................................11
                                                                                 sprayed green). Another friend
             Ben Jan                  were Halloween classics, a pumpkin
                                      and a ghost. More recently, I’ve           consistently puts in hardly any          For the Fans.........................................11
        Cover Photo                   tried to be more creative, but have        effort yet ends up with something
       Kristine Thiessen              always ended up buying something           quirky and yell-able (being able to     the Cardinals in the background     We hope that you find some of
                                      cheap and simple from the store            easily yell what you are can be key     (*sigh), I carved out a glowing     our suggestions on p.3 useful, and
    Back Cover Photo                  or borrowing from a friend                 – you then sound like some sort         gravestone (admittedly copied       enjoy the rest of the issue.
       Jason McManus                  (bumblebee, cave woman, school             of superhero). “Banana man!” (all       from a drawing), while my brother
                                      girl). This year, after coming across      yellow clothes with a del monte         came up with his own design on
        Contributors                                                             fruit sticker stuck on his neck), and   the spot and my boyfriend stuck
  Kristine Thiessen, Chris Betten-    sparkly wings for $2 and a golden
                                                                                 “Static cling!” (safety pin socks to    with triangle eyes.
                                                                                                                                                                 Happy Halloween!
                                      wand for fifty cents I decided
 court, Richard Wong, Giri Rama-                                                 your clothes) are just a few.                So revert back to your
                                      upon Tinkerbell. Again, not very
subramamnian, Callum ng, Sabrina                                                       One of my favourite costumes      childhood: carve a few pumpkins,        Kristine Thiessen &
                                      original for someone who becomes
 Rawley, Ben Jan, Torill Gilespie,                                               is the California Raisin. Remember      bake some pumpkin seeds (we
                                      preoccupied with the question of                                                                                           Emma Billington
  Jeff Desjardins, Hark Mahil,         what to be since the beginning of          the groovy, sunglasses-wearing          sprinkled steak seasoning over
 Patrick Oxciano, Matt Twohig,        the month, but it’ll do.                   pop-culture hit of the 80s? These       ours), and eat that bag of candy.
Brian Poole, Lauren Wapling, Marc           And then there was the               animated clay raisins danced
               Weber                  question of how to celebrate All           in a California Raisin Board
                                                                                 commercial, singing Marvin Gaye’s
         Distribution                 Hallows Eve. As you will see on
                                                                                 “I Heard It Through the Grapevine,”
            Chris Los                 page 3, many clubs have their
                                      own ideas on how to spend the              and then had their own short-lived
        Information                   evening, mainly involving beer,            cartoon series. My aunt bought                  ...things overheard in a costume store:
The Point has a campus circulation    some involving pumpkin carving             humongous plastic sunglasses and
 of 10,000 copies, printing weekly    (luckily, not both at the same time).      sewed a life-sized, purple, wrinkly,

                                                                                                                          10 I donʼt know what Iʼm going to be.
       during the school year.        My green-clad self and fellow              puffy raisin costume. It was a big
 Local advertising inquires can be                                               hit among some friends (see photo
     directed to Michael Tan at                                                  above), but among others it was
            604-822-2982
   *great rates for multiple ads.
                                                                                 known as “the ugliest costume
                                                                                 ever.”
                                                                                       I must say though, an uglier
                                                                                                                           9 Is this thing waterproof?
      *discount for on-campus
            orginazations.
 MultiMarket advertising inquiries
                                                                                 sight can be me, my sweet tooth,
                                                                                 and a bag full of candy. For me,          8 Hold my wig.
                                                                                                                           7 Check out this cool hat!
can be directed to Campus Plus, our                                              Halloween came early this past
 national advertising agent. Please                                              weekend when my boyfriend,
         call Chris Cooper at                                                    brother and I gorged on Tootsie
           (800) 265-5372
    The views expressed in this
                                                                                 Rolls and caramel apple lollipops
                                                                                 and carved pumpkins. There’s              6 Its got candy pockets!
                                                                                                                           5 Keep your hands out of my candy pockets.
  publication are not neccessarily                                               something very satisfying about
 those of the editors, the dept. of                                              scraping the guts out of a pumpkin.
                                      Classic triangle eyes.                     With the Red Sox pummeling
 Athletics and Recreation, nor the
              advertisers.
The Point is UBC’s premier activi-
 ties and events guide. Our man-
                                                                                                                           4 Nice costume. Oh wait, its you.
 date is to help campus organiza-
tions promote their events and to                                                                                          3 If it werenʼt for masks, I donʼt know what Iʼd do.
                                                                                                                           2 Sword fight!
get people involved at UBC. Make
your UBC experience a great one.

        604-822-0444
     www.thePoint.ubc.ca
     thePoint@rec.ubc.ca
                                                                                                                           1 Is this slutty enough?
   6000 Student Union Blvd.
       Vancouver, BC.
           V6T 1Z1                    An original design.                        Good use of a pattern.

 2 thepoint.ubc.ca                     We Have Events Arts Rec Clubs Sports Wellness You Covered                                                             October 27th, 2004

				
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