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thorized eak-ins? mprint staff New evidence regarding those responsible for the late Decemher 19184 Villagegate" search and seizures has come to light. The following informatio n (as reported by Imprint reporters, Carol Fletcher and Peter Cizek in 1h e ewspaper's January 11, 1985 edition: "When Mr. Allison (Federation of Students president) was asked wihat l~nrolationhe could give to the Villagers who h a d legitimate items tuken PY wwity, he said 'Y hope they are legally able to charge our security force wrth btfl. *." A1 Romencok (the Campus Security chiefs) immediate reaction t o 7Lam 4Ulron's accusalions was a chuchlp However, hedidnolmahea sraremenr &W t k c o m m e n t r ofrhe ~ederaliunpresidcnl 4lr. Romenco drd telllmorlnt tbdh e d j u s t returnedfrom holidays andhadbeen only recentlyinformed~~thes&zh d lhe residences. Mr. Romenco said that %government properly wiU be r e l w n e d t o therespecfiive &sand ministries. " H e said that '2corporation hasaright t o thepremixst#k a l bey own a n d in thul regard the search w m totally legal." Mr. Romeneo drruicd w i n g any order t o search the residences."

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I.S. affiliate charged with trespassing

O v n a monthago, however, Carol Fletcher received an anonymously-deliver,ed r t n o indicating that Campus Security Director A1 Romenco was implicit IY ~volvedi n the Village searches. Apparently, he not only was aware o f t1he by Paul Done & Mathew lngram arches prior to his return from holidays, hut also instigated thesearchofat lea1st Wlge 1. Imprint staff When contacted with regard to this new information, M r . A l Romenco said Ihe The controversy surround~ngthe barrmg from campus of r not familiar with the memo and had n o comment to make. Integrated Studles (1.S ) affhate member Drew MacGllhvray Jack Brown, Secretariat of the University and M r . Romenco's immediate has become more Intense recently, due to several related events pewi is or, said he w i s familiar with the memo, hut that he too hadUnocommelnt Fmt, the student gocernlng bod) of 1.S , Operat~onsCounc~l ,any document received i n this fashion." Security supervisor, J.O. Sehl, the supposed author o f the memo, said i t was a (O.C.), passed a motlon at a March 7th meetmg volclng 1 )ax and that he had not issued it. Indeed, he said he wasnot on duty on the 231rd objection to the actlon taken by V~ce-Pres~dent, Academ~c,Dr 'Decemher when the memo was supposedly written. Tom Brzustowskl However, Sources at security who asked t o remain anonymous, contradict M 1. In a d d ~ t ~ o the n , motlon (passed by a vote of 16 for, none :hi's story. They say he was on dutpfrom 4 p m t o midnight from the 18th t o t l1e agalnst, and f ~ v e abstentions) went on to lnvlte Mr ith o f December. They also say that Mr. Romenco did see the articles ohtaint*d MacG~lllvray to address the counc~lon campus, In d~rect the first Village search and that he directed the second. I n addition, t L!Y nfirm that Mr. Sehl did issue the memo. vlolat~onof Dr Brzustowskl's p r o h ~ b ~ t ~ Durlng on theaddress, When Imprint questioned Mr. Sehl about the new evidence, he said, " l t o l d yo1u, s ofthe Ihe was to have glven the Counc~lan account of h ~version :ot nothing l o say about it. You guys are flogging a dead horse." t3ents lead~ngup to the suspension Finally, Imprint spoke t o Dr. H.R.N. Edyt, whose permission for the Village 1 Consequently, Mr MacG~lllvray appeared at an 0 C arch was supposedly directed t o be sought on the memo. D r . Eydt confirme d 1meetlng last Monday, March l lth Before he could speak, at he received a phone call from a security supervisor between 9 am and twelr,e clock o n "Christmas Eve day." tccord~ngto I S student Irene G~llen,I S Co-ord~natorJoe H e said that while he d i d not recognize the voice o f t h e officer, he knew i t wrI S ISher~dan contacted Campus Securlty o f f ~ c ~ a l s who , ~tJ.O. Sehl who would have been off duty at that time. Dr. Eydt said i t could $3ubsequently appeared and removed Mr MacG~llwrayfrom ry well have been Elton Nantais o n the phonethat day. Theinitials o n themen*to . As well, he was mformed that charges of the premlses ibich confirm Dr. Eydt's permission are "E.N." trespassing would be l a ~ dagalnst h m , as they, In fact, have Neither Elton Nantais, another security supervisor, o r officer R.B. Bradley, tlhe upposed recipient o f the memo, were available for comment. been. According t o Dr. Eydt, the security officer assured h i m that n o charges wou e laid and so permission for the search was given. Dr. Eydt also said he w dormed that M r . Romenu, had becnin his onice o n Sunday, Decemher 23,198 'Whether he (Mr. Romenco) w m o n duty is hair-splitting, but n ndcrstanding is that he was in." D r . Eydt said. He went o n t o say that he was told that M r . Romenco had seen the confiscata ~mterialfrom Village 11 and that the security supervisor had directed the search 8 Dr. ~ o r ~ e n t a l e appearfs d r . Henry Morgentaler, illage I,before he left for holidays o n December 24. the man who has come to ence is one of a series, aimed "Everything happened i n Village I 1 without my knowledge or consent. But t h symbolize the abortion issue at promoting his belief that KS l o show my consent doesn't mean very much." he said.

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According to Mr. MacGillivray, he was also told by the Security members that the O.C. motion to have him come to campus and speak "wasn't worth the paper it was written on". When contacted, Campus Security officials refused to comment on this allegation. Copies of the Operations Council motion were sent to th Chairperson of the Ethics Committee, the Faculty AdvisoJ Committee on Discipline, and to Dr. Brzustowski. When asked to comment, Dr. ~rzustowskisaid that action by Operations Council in bringing Mr. MacGillivr$: campus was not as valid as his own. for his authority extends beyond that of the O.C. He went on to question the status of th 16 1.S. students who passed the motion, and suggested that M Sheridan be approached for comment. As of this going t press, however, the co-ordinator was unavailable. Regarding Dr. Brzustowski's concerns over the status of the I.S. members who passed the motion, a number of I.S. students pointed out that attendance records exist for the meeting in .question, as they do for all O.C. meetings. They also said that it is Mr. Sheridan's responsibility to ensure that only registered 1.S. students are allowed to vote. In connection with the trespassing charges laid against him, Dre MacGillivray will appear in court on March 20th.

Pro-Life to demonstrate at Fed Hall

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University A.E.

a t 4:00 P.M..

DEC. 23/84 OF Waterloo

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Sunday. December 23, 1984 and noted

in Canada, will be speaking at U W on the evening of March 18, at Fed Hall. Already, there has been a reaction. Posters advertising the event have been torn down, or defaced with various responses.

Bovey rally

the various signs obtained from Village 11. He i n s t r u c t s that Dr. H.'R.N. EYDT, Warden o f Residences fi Director of Housing, (Residence Phone: 884-5285), be advised i n t h i s reqard and h i s permission be obtained t o also check f o r signs a t Village I, thereby completing the roundxp.

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A demonstration, drawing ~articipantsfrom all across he province will take place at 2ueen's Park in Toronto on rhursday, March 21. The Feds are encouraging UW students to participate. r r a n s p o r t a t i o n will be iupplied free of charge jrovided students pick up a icket from the Fed office by ruesday, March 19. "We held the Day of Action ast term to see how active )eople wanted to be. A ~undred people showed up md 1 was pretty impressed. If ve could get that number to :o to Toronto, we'd set quite I precedent for this sort of hing," said Peter Klungel Chairperson of the Board of lxternal Liason). The Feds need to know by vlarch 19 the number of ~eople who are going to ittend so they can know how nany buses to order.

our coutry's abortion laws are a direct threat to the rights of women. Dr. Morgentaler spoke at the University of Guelph on March I I, to a crowd of a b o u t seven hundred. Outside, a n estimafed 1,200 protesters

stood in the ram. They had been organized by the Guelph chapter of the Right to Life. Placards bearing messages such as "They are Wanted" and "Abortion kills" dotted the crowd. Morgentaler responded to then presence of referring to them as "fetus fetishists", and

cla~mlng that the Pro-Lde faction w a s more concerned with the unborn child, than the child's future once it leaves the womb. The Kitchener-Waterloo chapter of The Right to Life is currently organizing a similar demonstration, scheduled for Dr. Morgentaler'c appearance at Fed Hall.

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Fri. March 15 Raycr

9:06

am.

St.

Bede’s

Chapel,

Renison

The Birth Control Centre: Our trained volunteers provide nonjudgemental, confidential counselling and information on ail methods of birth control, planned and unplanned nancy, subfertiiity and V.D. We also have an extensive en ‘ng iibra PTI and do referrals to community agencies. Our hours are 1 ir :3O-4:30 Man-Fri, Evenings Man-Wed 7:0010.00 p.m. in CC 206, ext2306. We advocate responsible sexuality. The Mug Coffeehouse: 830 - 1130 pm., CC 110. Eve ne is welcome. It’s a great place to relax and converse. 2T ’ refreshments and life music. Sponsored by Water/z Christian Fellowship. Sal&l Jum&a (Frida prayer) Students’ Association ?I niversity

organ&d of Waterloo.

by the Muslim CC 135.130

&ay pubs: The ASU present F da pubs every Friday from 12 noon until 4 pm, in HH 2 G.Nt eekiy specials and soft drinks available. Come out and join the fun. Fed Flicks: Moscow On Wiz;~ and Maria Con&ta

The Hudson, Aisonso. AL.

German German. Admission

starring 116,8:00

Robin pm.

Film Series ML 246,800 Free.

Society

will be from

March

Assassin) - in 700 p.m.).

Morning College.

Prayer

9:00

a.m.

St

Bede’s

Chapel,

Renison

rts - live improvised r orkshops 1:00 pm, $1.50 others.

corned every match 8. is 0 pm.

Saturday Admission:

in

The reincarnation club is having their Second Meeting. Ail riences or reforging those interested in discussing past long lost friendships please assend T efore April 17th. For info contact Vish - 746-0973. lndian potluck culture, Dining Fed

Students Association invites everyone to their dinner. Come and enjoy a night full of indian including food and entertainment in Village 1. Blue Hall at 6 p.m.

Flicks

11 until

- See

Friday.

Sun. March 17 Fed Flicks:

see Friday

Eucharist: Anglican

930 a.m. Village Campus Ministry.

Worship b Huron & aham

Holy Eucharist: Campus Ministry.

There is free, confidential pregnant and need hel 3 - we can lend an ear, counselling provided by B irthright help you with you problems, and answer your questions. l’h&res HH 180. $1 Feds,

Hoiy 102.

Christian s nsored t? hampiain

Sat. March 16’

0. of W Students for Life have book tables set up in CC. Drop by and pick up some literature. We’ll be there to answer any questions you might have. Nominations for Science March 15 at 4100 o.m.

- Der Attentater (The p.m. (Deutschstunde:

2, East

Lounge,

on Campus. 1030 a.m. Campus Ministry. Everyone E Morley.

11:OO

a.m.

St. Bede’s

Chapel.

Room

HH 280, welcome.

Anglican

Chapel Servie: informal service and discussion. Conrad Grebei College Chapel. 7~00 p.m. St Paul’s College: Wesley Chapel. Sunday Service: 11 am. 12 noon; Holy Communion: first Sunday of every month. Sunday Evening Fellowship Service: 1O:OO pm. Everyone is welcome. an equipment repair session in the Outer’s Club is havi equi ment room (PA ? 2030) at 4~00 p.m. Potluck to follow “7 at 6:00 p.m. Bring food, pictures from at 8l Churchill Beer supplied to those who help with trips and friends. repair session.

Mon. March 18 Morning College.

prayer

9QO

am.

St

Bede’s

Chapel,

Renison

Birth Conlroi or Self Control - it’s your choice. For confidential telephone counseiiin on birth control & sexuality, call 8884096 or 8884 d Sponsored by Health Services and the Birth Control Centre, Federation of Students. ceful pro-tife march. Demonstraters appreciated Silent, for as Yong a time as ou can give. Refreshments and literature provided in C z 135. For more info, call Kevin at 884-9480 or Kerry at 7461399. Giant clams invade House of Debates: will be-debating as usual in St. Jeromes p.m. Women’s because

Commission of education

New York but there room 229 at 530

Film - The Rose - CANCELLED commission speaker.

Accounting-Economics Majors - Meeting in CC 110 at 430 p.m. for students majoring in Economics but because of the recent decision cannot take 3rd and 4th year accounting courses. Ail years please attend.

Tue. March 19 Morning College. Jewish 1130

Prayer

9zOO am.,

St

Bede’s

Chapel

Ho!y Eucharist College.

1230

invites

ail to BAGEL

Dr. Robert Hail, First

Baird United

McCiure: Church,

Employment Workshops - identifying skills: your skills, the job, and initiati Needles Hall, Room 1020 at 1130 wi% to attend this hour-long session open to u sheets are posted on the first floor r-4) eedies Hail. “Sharing Lifestyie Waterloo

Generra

Free Noon by William

Concert Janzen.

featuring the UW Stage BAnd directed Sponsored by CGC Music Dept.

Cornput& Science Colloquium - Prof. H. Levesque of the University of Toronto will speak on “A Logic of Implicit and Explicit Belief.” 3:30 p.m., MC 5158. The Armstrong Sisters, an excellent folk duo straight from Chicago, will be performing in the Bombshelter after 8 p.m. Sponsored by the Women’s Commission & Bent, Federation of Students. Feds $2, Others $3. Blood Donor Church, King

clinic - 2:00 p.m. - 8:30 G William Sts., Waterloo.

with folk singers $3 Others.

First

United

Becky

and

Jenny

<. Thurs. March 21

“Lessons from Others”. Hiiiiard CNR King & William St. 8 p.m.

9:00 am St. Bede’s Renison College.

Chapel.

Morning College.

prayer

9:00

a.m.

St.

Chapel,

Renison

Study Skills programme - workshops in preparing and writing exams. 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. interested students can register at the reception desk in Counselling Services, Needles Hall, room 2080 or call extension 2655. Anglican Systems Design fourth year Workshop symposium Topic . Areas: Artificial Intelligence, Simulation and fvlodeillng, Computer Engineering, Management Science Human Systems, Robotics, Control systems, Physica; Systems, pattern Recognition and computer Applications. For more info call ext 2600, 9:00 - 5:00, E2.

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- 100% cotton

Pants from

Now (prav.

Bede’s

pregnant and need help? There is free, confidential counselling provided by Birthright - we can lend an ear, help you with you problems, and answer your questions.

style - assorted - assorted

Cotton

p.m.,

Employment Workshops - Resume Critiquing Workshop: Brin your own resume for analysis. Needles Hail, Room 102 1 at 11:30 with Marlene Bryan. Pian to attend this hourlong session open to Ail students. Sign-up sheets are posted on the first floor bulletin boards in Needles Hail.

colour

All Season

and marketing your employer contacts. Frank Ruszer. Plan Ail studewnts. Signbuiletine boards in

Science for Peace presents a discussion by Doug Mohr, Grad student in Psycholog , UW of his research on “THE PSYCHOLOGICAL iMPA& dF THE THREAT OF NUCLEAR WAR UPON CANADiAN ADULTS’. El, room 3516, 1230 p.m.

size - assorted

content

Renison

the Messa e” - chaiiengin film presentation on Evangelism f eaturing Becky w ‘p rt Sponsored by Christian Fellowship. 1230 r 4:30, El 3518.

Westmount Place 886-l 268

Square 8864260

Chapel,

BRUNCH.

Huron Campus Ministry Fellowship - 4:30 - 7:00 pm, Common Meal: St. Paul’s Dining Hail. Fellowship Meetin : Wesley Chapel, St. Paul’s College. All welcome. Graham ii , Morbey, Campus Chaplain.

WaterlooTowne

Bede’s

Chapel

Renison

Wed. March 2Q prayer: Ministry.

St.

Grebei College

Study Skills pro ramme - sessions forpreparing for and writing exams - 1: 4 0 - 330 p.m. & 7.00 - 9:00 p.m. interested students can register at the rece tion desk in Counseiii Services, Needles Hail, room 2 04 0 or call extension 265 ?? .

Live Entertainment Armstrong, $2 Feds, Students Association - 1:30, cc 110.

pm.

Conrad

Study Skills programme - workshops in preparing and writing exams. 130 - 330 p.m. interested students can register at the reception desk in Counselling Services, Needles Hail, room 2080 or call extension 2655.

Peace Society of U.W. - Film “inside the King of Prussia” -a dramatization of civil disobedience in which a group of American citizens illegally entered the production site of the Mark 12-A nuclear warhead and smashed one of the nosecores. CGC Room 151, 12:30 p.m.

Morning Campus

Evening Prayer and sermon. 430 p.m.

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program apPI saw an a snal standard $25 deduction granted living in a university residence.)

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Walter

McLean:

by Carol Fletcher ” We musi be certain that equality for women is a central issue over the next five years so that women will be winners... None of this will be accomplished without firm political will. ” Honourable Walter McLean, Minister Responsible for the Status of Women, March 5, 198.5. The Honourable Walter McLean, Waterloo MP, Secretary of State, and a Presbvterian minister. was in town last Monday, March 11; to meet political responsibilities. The Minister began his day by officially opening the new Computing Facility for Women’s Studies at Wilfrid Laurier University (W LU). The new data bank is assessible to UW students, and more information is available at the Dana Porter Arts Library. Mr. McLean said “the opening of the data bank is not something that is esoteric, it is an important bench mark in women’s equality”. From WLU, Mr. McLean was wisked off to the Citizenship Court in Waterloo, where he received and congratulated new Canadians from nineteen different countries. In keeping with his fast pace, Mr. McLean went directly to the Campus Centre in order to meet with student leaders from both WLU and UW. The discussion centred around the federal government’s opinions concerning the Bovey Commission and summer jobs for youth. Mr. McLean and his entourage then proceeded to the Grad House to speak with UW Progressive Conservative Campus Association members and the Political Science Society on his role as Secretary of State. -

affirmative

Although the minister’s agenda was very full, he still took the time out to be interviewed by Imprint. The questions asked dealt mainly McLean’s Status of Women with Mr. Ministry. When asked whether he was a feminist, Mr. McLean replied: “The other day I was given an award as an honourary woman; I took that as a compliment... there is a question of terminology as to what a feminist means. There is a division of opinion between ‘socalled’ radical feminists, people who are seeking equality and justice for women and then there are those who are resisting this for a variety of cultural or theological reasons.” When asked whether, being a man, he has had any difficulties in accomplishing duties on behalf of women, Mr. McLean answered: “When I was appointed as Opposition Critic in 1980 by Mr. Clark, at that point the women’s movement was really being considered by some people as a phenomena that would somehow go it’s own way .after a while. I find now, in fact, we have more women in the cabinet than ever before. If a woman is advocating, it seems that she is just I’m advocating it advocating for herself. because I believe in it; because the government believes in it. So, I’ve been very wellreceived.” In the Globe and Mail, March 11 edition, an article regarding Mr. McLean stated that he (Mr. McLean) readily admits that such affirmative action is state-ordered discrimination in favour of women. but argues that a temporary measure is needed to reverse an old wrong.” When asked to comment on affirmative action, Mr. McLean said: “1 wasn’t precluding that we would never have quotas,

action

but 1 hope we never have to. There will be legislation in June with the federally-funded companies. It will be a reporting mechanism in which the companies will have to get their equal opportunity programs in order. If businesses want to renew their contract next year (the government is one of the largest buyers of goods and services in Canada), then the businesses will show us that they are equal _ opportunity employers.”

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went over big at Fed Halllast

outgoing

president

1 om Allison. Imprint

file

photo

March

“overwhelming mandate” from students to build the facility, and that it “stands as a monument to students’ ability to get things done”. After it was pointed out the the basement and other amenities which students had voted for as part of the building had been cut from the plans, Mr. Allison said the the changes had not affected the function of the building to any major degree, and hence were not an issue. Concerning another issue of Mr. Allison’s administration --- the Ontario Federation of Students (OFS) referendum --- Mr. Allison said that the move to withdraw from the organization was obviously a mistake in judgement, but that it had the beneficial effect of increasing OFS’s profile on campus. He also said that it was his “persuasive personality and ability to convince people of things” that enabled him to gain the support of Students Council and the Executive regarding the referendum. Mr. Allison still maintained that Waterloo should not be a member of OFS, citing its alleged excessive involvement in non-student issues. He also stated that he thought any action taken by OFS concerning the Bovey Commission’s report “would probably be useless”. Taking his administration as a whole, Mr. Allison said that as a result of his actions the profile of the Federation, while not as positive as it could be, was definitely higher than previously. “If you do nothing” he commented, “nobody will criticize you.” ,He went on to say that “I would like to think that the majority of my immoderate uses of power ‘were positive and justified, but I know that all of them were not. I think it isa natural human reaction to become intoxicated with the use of

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The Enginews issue also entered the conversation. Mr. McLean was very supportive of women’s groups in this regard. He said that: “Under the Equality Provision Act in the Charter, this (Enginews) will ,become a violation. All Canadian’s rights are preserved under the Charter and when people refuse to honour that voluntarily, 1 regret to say that in the future it will be a court decision.”

Saturday

night.

Could one of these people be Imprint

me0almost two years of uninterrupted by Mathew Ingram Imprint Staff After two years of almost uninterrupted controversy, the Federation administration of Tom Allison is no more. Propelled by what some have called a mostly “anti-Allison” vote, he has been superseded by the team of Messrs. Flanagan and McKay --- running primarily on a platform of increased student involvement in the decision-making process. In the light of charges from Mr. Flanagan and others that Mr. Allison’s government was excessively autocratic, Imprint asked the expresident to look back on his two terms as head of the Federation. Mr. Allison began by stating that he had ’ “used the power of the Presidency to its fullest extent and then some”, but said he felt that students had been “well-served” by this method of administration. If the president had not had the amount of power he did, Mr. Allison went on to say, Fed-Hall would not have been built as quickly as it was; it was necessary, he said, to “push it through all the channels before the University administration had time to think twice about it.” Regarding the increase in Fed Hall’s budget, which took place with the knowledge and consent of only Mr. Allison, Jeff Wilson, vice-president, operations and finance, and Mitch Retterath, vice-president, university affairs, Mr. Allison said that “the budget was increased from $1.75 to 2-million without consulting Students Council or the Executive because I felt it was necessary at that time”. When asked to respond to allegations that Fed Hall was built as a tribute to the Allsion administration, the former president replied that “anyone who thinks I built Fed Hall as a monument to myself is a fool”. He stated that he was brought to power with an

Friday,

CO

photo

by Preet Ehalsa

versy

power”. When asked to comment on the incoming president, Mr. Sonny Flanagan, Mr. Allison stated that while he would have preferred to see Jeff Wilson win the position, he felt it was important that “Sonny experience a good, clean transition into the Presidency” and that he would everything he could “to make Sonny’s presidency successful”. Asked to characterize the new administration in light of his comment (made after Mr. Flanagan’s October 1984 resignation as Creative Arts Board Chairperson) that Mr. Flanagan was not “a team player”, Mr. Allison said that he thought Mr. Flanagan “would do better now that he’s team captain”. He also said that Mr. filanagan resigned from his position “for pragmatic reasons rather than dogmatic ones”, to dissociate himself from Mr. Allison’s administration before seeking the presidency. Mr. Allison also stated that he did not think a large amount of dissidence would be tolerated in Mr. Flanagan’s administration; “sooner or later” he said, “Sonny will be quoted as saying ‘My way or the doorway’.” On the subject of Mr. Flanagan’s Executive, Mr. Allison commented: “Sonny is a PC (Progressive Conservative) and he has certain loyalties to the party. I expect to see young Tories and right-wing blue suits on his Executive”. Speaking about his own future, Mr. Allison said that while he probably would be working for the Liberal Party in some capacity, he had no definite plans. “I do not want to become prime minister” he said --- “If Tom Allison became prime minister, it would be the ’ biggest disaster this country has ever seen”.


‘You shbuld not neglect agitation; each of you should - Ferdinand Lasalle (1825- 1864)

make

it his task.

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Imprint

Events

March Noon:

15,

Staff

March 2:00 pm: 5:OO pm: 5:30 pm*

I.S.‘s crime:

It functions

Stiddenly and without prelude, the very existence of open and reasonable discussion which, for almost 15 years, had characterised the processes and structures of Integrated Studies as well as its dealings with the various levels of the University’s administration, was denied. Why the secrecy! The total lack of open and reasonable discussion? I think the answer is painfully clear. Integrated Studies was not on trial for any lack of proper procedure or improper administrative practice: the public record shows quite clearly that Integrated Studies has functioned completely within the bounds set for it by Senate, the same structures that were hailed by Senate Reviews and Dr. Brzustowski as being ideal models for education. Integrated Studies’ chief crime was that it functioned too well. Over the past three years or so, students began to reap the benefits of the historical development of Integrated Studies and they made of Integrated Studies what it was asked to be in the first place: an independent studies programme that administered its own affairs with competence and a mastery of proper structure and procedure -- in essence, a self-maintaining programme that has no need of external administration. This fact became patently obvious at the time when preparations for the hiring of the coordinator were being made. It was the students that proposed a very effective hiring procedure, drew up the job description, insisted that University policies with regard to giving preference to internal applicants be followed and conducted wellorganized interviews and discussions. All of t-his was approved by both the offices of the Vice-President Academic and the Director of Personnel. It was also watched from without the programme, and not without incredulity: despite the fact that Integrated Studies students are all adults ranging in age from 20 to 70, students are not supposed to conduct affairs with competence; they are not supposed to have power and responsibility and most certainly not administer their own education, especially if it turns the tables around and makes staff answerable to them. There were many more clear-cut examples of administrative sophistication on the part of the students, such as the fine-tuning of the resource persons’ hiring procedures, the institution of effective and responsible budgetary controls, and the entrenchment of structures to preserve Operations Council’s democracy. The great irony was that the only elements of 5r. Brzustowski’s October memo (coup) that were in any way substantial and worth of consideration had either already been dealt with by council or were in the process of being dealt with. This, then, is the reason for the unbreakable silence in Dr. Brzustowski’s office. It is precisely because the crime is competence that it has become unspeakable. The reasons for the vague, unsubstantiated statements and the clandestine operations are that the administration is in the process of toppling a perfectly functional programme (both administratively and educationally, boasting the highest proportion of graduates being accepted into post-graduate programmes) which carried the seal of approval of its own highest offices. This, with no speakable crime!

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You can see why it would be difficult for any of those that have been involved in this massacre to make quotable statements or to subject their judgements and arguments to public scrutiny. There is, to my mind, one argument which is most inconvenient to make in public and that is a blatantly unjust argument that could not withstand the slightest of either public scrutiny or reason. I see no justification in the ongoing desecration of this programme. But beyond the question of justification lay the questions of right, authority, and soundness of principles. In spite of the monolithic appearance of the legal structures of the University, I still believe that the above not ions are open to questioning and reasonable discussion. Which is to say that while Senate and certain offices in this University have a legislated authority to ,implement decisions that effect other people’s lives and liveihoods, they are still in the control of human beings who can make bad judgements, as is apparently evident. A number of people have participated in the destruction of Integrated Studies. Some through ignorance, such as the senators who were clearly unaware of the policies that Senate had issued with regard to Integrated Studies and who apparently (according to the programme coordinator) have requested that the students provide them with a history of these policies. Others have chosen to participate in the destruction of the programme because they are basically opportunistic and see a chance for personal advancement. Yet others have made the most damaging cold and calculated moves of the assassin. The programme’s members are adults who entered into the programme specifically because it stresses selfdependence in education as well as administration: two inseparable aspects of this structure. Now they are being treated as children; thier right to self-administration which they have dearly earned has been confiscated along with their right to self-determination. They are tax-payers as were their parents before them and it is their funds which pay the salaries of Dr. Brzustowski, the programme coordinator, and the members of the Senate, as well as the expenses they incur during their education. .4hrrh “crtd el-‘A&

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TO the editor: I had thought that the university was an institution where people came to explore new ways of thinking, with the intention of better learning how to think for themselves. While at UW I have been fortunate enough to encounter individuals who not only accepted the ‘challenge of new ideas, but who also actively sought opportunities to expand their ways of thinking; at the same time, unfortunately, I have met others who were not so inclined towards intellectual adventure. I wasn’t too surprised by those professors who were not too eager to modify their established ways of thinking, or even dea! with ways of thinking.

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that differed from their own - after all, if they can sit on their ! tenures without bothering with such inconveniences, why shouldn’t they? I am surprised, however, by those impassive students who are not too interested in learning how to think for themselves; who, for example, are satisfied substituting Freud, Marx or someone’s interpretation of Aristotle, Shakespeare for the writings of Aristotle, Freud, Marx or Shakespeare; who would rather, simply, be told what they should know, what they should think, than think out problerns for themselves. I’m afraid that Paul Done’s review of “The Enemy Within” (Imprint March 1, ‘85) shows him to be a student who has bought someone else’s ideas in order to get an uncomplicated grasp of a very complex problem: consider the relationships between Mr. Done’s words and the photos that accompany his review. The long, narrow picture to the right of the text shows two distinct factions - police and (presumably) striking miners thereby polarizing the problem; it calls for a simple either/or assessment of the situation. It even attempts to influence our choice; consider the composition of the picture; we have been placed on the side ofithe scant number of miners opposing the horde of approaching police. I think that Mr. Done has bought, not only the photographer’s simplified view of the situation, but his bias as well; to him the problem seems to be a simple matter of choice between one of the two sides, and, as his terms “neofascist,” and “Gestapo” indicate, the choice (to him) is clear. I do not agree. First, the parallel he draws between Thatcher and Hitler “Margaret ‘Adolph’ Thatcher” - in order to derrogate (sic) the opposition simplifies the issue, and as is the case with all reductions, leaves something out - specifically, information about the government’s position and motives. One of the things Done chooses not to mention is the difference his analogy contains: while Hitler was truly a totalitarian dictator (he appointed himself both President and Chancellor of Germany), Thatcher was elected by a substantial majority of voters to attend to the interests of their country - voters who may not particularly want to bear the expenses incurred by maintaining unprofitable pits. To keep the opposition simple, to avoid complicating the problem, Mr. Done keeps the focus narrow when describing the miners; like the photographer, he induces us to side with the miners who are “poor, hungry, unarmed and, often outnumbered,” and who are “beaten up . .. during police baton charges.” These statements are not false, but what he does not consider, what would compound the problem, is that police have been beaten by miners and that miners have been beaten and bombed by other miners for deciding to exercise their right to work in order to feed and support their families. The simple choice between polarities such as right/wrong or oppressed/oppressor is not so simple; if we look closely, the problem cannot be so easily divided. Consider also the photo beneath the review - the slogan “Scargill Rules” painted on a brick wall. I find this picture a most appropriate companion to the article - doesn’t sloganeering function as a replacement to thinking by reducing involved issues to simple, one line chants (that can be easily recited by large groups of people - mobs? - at rallies or demonstrations)? I’m glad to see that Mr. Done has read Orwell, but I wonder if he is familiar with Animal Farm - particularly with the sheep who go around bleating the party line whenever the party’s actions are questioned (why sheep - think about it, Paul; it’s simple). His own attempt at sloganeering - “The real enemy of the Government is anyone who is not white, privileged, and conservative” - ironically demonstrates the refusal of such a complex problem to be restricted: isn’t Arthur Scargill himself white, privileged (quite well educated), and conservative (for wanting to preserve operations no longer adequate to the needs of the present society)? Also, the government isn’t the only organization opposed to the strike; even other labour unions have questioned the validity of the miners’ actions (recall the TUC debates last August). My purpose has not been to condemn the miners’ strike please don’t think me insensitive and unsympathetic towards their plight - but rather to question one who had not, in my opinion, carefully contemplated the complexities of the problem before printing his judgments. The best that can be achieved when such an involved matter is reduced to such basic polarities is a reversal of the hierarchy, which does not solve the problem --the polarities are still present -- and which may lead to a series o’t new problems (consider the connotations and implications of “Scargill Rules,” and remember the ending of Animal Farm). Even though it was only a record review, I feel the question, apart from the topic, present in Mr. Done’s article is a serious one; I hope that he will consider his responsibility to himself and to his readers, and take it upon himself to think more carefully before he writes. .Mark Dineen English

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‘To the editor: How soon will it be that the Imprint gets booted off campus like its famous predecessor, the Chevron? I have watched as our student newspaper has become increasingly leftist in nature and recent articles by staff writer Paul Done haveieft me thoroughly sickened. The blatantly communist viewpoints of Done are nothing but pure garbage and do not deserve space in our student funded newspaper. Although Done is entitled to his opinions, I am also entitled to mine. In my opinion people

like Done axle using the Imprint as a vehicle for Morxist (sic) propaganda and I for one will refuse to support this paper next term (i-e with the all mighty Capitalis: $!) if the present trend continues. Bill Jarvis 3B Electrical Engineering Edi tar’s reply: Dear Mr. larvis, while we wiJJ not belabour the point that Mr. Done is neither a Communist nor Marxist, we must stress “,“tic ooAJ,, vjewPoi:ii d ,“L: In a newspaper. would you suggest censorship?

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IYHINK . . . if you can! by Chris Wodskou There is a lot of talk these days about how our society has been placed in the vice-like grip of governments’ manacles like that of Orwell’s 1984. And it is frightening how closely the “free” world of todav has come to fulfilli ng Orwell’s apocalyptic vision in many ways. The brand of conservativism enforced by the Thatcher and Reagan regimes, to give two examples, seems intent on stamping out creativity and radicalism completely. And most of us are aware of how ingeniously Reagan uses his style of Doublespeak as he paraphrases truth and history to create a completely homogeneous nation under the omnipresent stars and stripes where the individual is only valied as a small, insignificant cog in glorificationof-America machine. But what no one seems to realize is that we are becoming a race of mindless clones of our own accord without an; prodding from the nice people who apparently disquis; fascism as nationalistic pride. Regardless of how anyone tries to make anyone else think, no one can be stripped of his individuality and creativity unless he allows it to happen to himself. People shackle their own minds in their meaningless and insignificant attempt to be “respectable” and “normal”. Uiiversities used to be bastions of free expression and idealism and sti .ll are relative to most of thk rest of the civilized world, but now students are visi bly within the gras p of a suspicio us fear surro unding anything a little bit new and different. Nowhere is this more annarent than in the “Forum” section of Imprint in rec&t weeks. A rampant, reactionary fear of the unknown is constricting itself around people’s minds, for the student letter writers have shown a paranoid unwillingness to accept or even try to understand anything which doesn’t conform to the rules of their conditioning. I The outrages and often derisive reaction much of’ Imprint’s readership has expressed towards Zeke Gerrard’s column is typical of a redneck resnonse to anything threatening oii’s cosy, innocuous littlelworld of normalcy. Yes, it seems that it’s really essential in today’s society to-be a clone, a respectable member of the status quo. God forbid that anyone should have the nerve to look different from the Sears Men’s Shop-clad guys who run the world. your hair isn’t parted in the middle or lying flat on your head you must be a threat to society so you are fair game to any of the bourgeoisie. Even ideas that are challenging and thought-provoking do not provoke anything but quick, irrational, gut reactions. The very questioning of a government’s motives and actions is immediately seen as anarchic and subversive. Paul Done has been accused of having communist leanings because he criticized the Thatcher government and upheld the cause of the miners. Neither of the letter writers gave any real thought to Paul’s article. Instead they quickly and fearfully reacted to the unpleasant scenario of a government that doesn’t have everyone’s best interests at heart. The key word is THINK, if you’re capable of it. Sure it may seem that individuality is irretrievably lost because our all-knowing, benevolent governments have decided that any deviant thought and creativity is bad for us, but people, not governments, make themselves intellectually sterile.

<Don’t Quote Me By Darren Redfern Do you personally know anvbodv who is famous for what -he -said? Have you ever “heard someone sav something really smart and immediately wondered wher; you’ve heard that one before. Has anyone ever quoted you? . It’s all been said before. Those talkative people of centuries gone by sure had it made. All that people like Vergil, Confuscious or Lord Byron had to do was talk about tileir indigestion and someone would take down what they said. It all comes down to the fact that I can’t say anything wise and worldly without worrying if someone else said it first, whether or not I’m breaking any literary copyrights. If I put “Two heads are better than one” in an essay and forget to snuggle it in precious quotations, everyone from the prof to the dean of English makes such a fuss that you’d think John Heywood himself was going to leap out of his erave and rin out mv vocal chords. And don’t think that al those quotes were original, either. They could repeat what the other nerson said because they could get away with saying in 30 words *what should have been said in five, giving them infinitelv many ways to say the same thing. If I said “We are fir& believers in the maxim that, for all right judgment of any man or thing, it is useful, nay, essential, to see his good qualities before pronouncing on his bad.” (Thomas Carlyle) when I meant “Look on the bright side.” people would think that I was either joking or had holes in my I

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may be homosexual, btit his colimn is generally wellwritten and sane, whereas the letter contained a considerable amount of raving. I prefer sane homosexuals to raving heterosexuals. If the whole question of sexual orientation is to be considered as an ethical (or moral) one, we must first establish that one’s sexual ‘EFokences are a matter of and are not pr’edetermined. If homosexuality is a result of a genetic abnormality or other uncontrollable cause, then the question of good and evil does arise because the not individual has no choice in the matter. We cannot hold someone responsible for characteristics or behaviour that they have no control over.

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To the editor: This is in response to Patricia Boyes’letter of March 8th (“Our being longs for Him”). As a rule, I do not argue with avowed irrationalists, since argument with them is impossible. However, I- am tired of seeing remarks such as Ms. Boyes’ continually being left unchallenged.Asidefrom ridiculous assertions about human nature and blatant contradictions. (such as claiming to know that knowledge is

unattainable), Ms, Boyes has .once again demonstrated that religions are not philosophies (if they can be called such) for living life on earth. Reason is the only thing that separates man from animals, and the use of his mind is the only thing which allows man to survive. It is precisely man’s mind that the theists and all other mystics wish to destroy, by discrediting it and subordinating it to something “higher”. Do not claim that Christianity is somehow different

I, however, believe that man has free will, and this applies to his sexual preference&as well as all his other beliels and values. Sexuality, however, is learned so early and ingrained so dee ly that etting people to thin K ‘rationa !tly about their sexual orientation can be like tr ing to convert the Pope to at E eism, If you are seriously concerned with this issue, try the following to answer questions; -why should one prefer sex partners of the opposite rather than the same ender? -what are tw e differences between friendshi , love and romantic love, an B what role does sex play in any of them? -what exactly do the terms “masculine” and “feminine”

irrationalists from other forms of mysticism and occultism. It is not. The fundamental starting point of all of them is the denial of reason. The ‘fact that some religions are institutionalized and accepted by a large number of people (though definitely not a majority) does not change their fundamental, mystical nature. It is interesting to note that astrology also has a large and ever-increasing following. (Incidentally, Tf you look-up “mysticism” in the dictionary, I think the definition will

mean? -are there difference (sic)between men and women other than the obvious structural ones? If yes, are they culturally or genetically determined?

Editoi’s note: Dear Mr. Wevrick, please turn to the following pages for Imprint’s special feature on sex and sexuality.

is impossible surprise you.) Ms. Boyes claims that work, knowledge, friends, activities human life) are (i.e. meaningless without God. Why? Because it all comes to an end. Ms. Boyes, if your life is so miserable that you would not live it for itself and,as an end in itself, but must seek “higher” justification for it, then I can only say one thing: I pity you. L

Religions are as separate from God as Hea\ fen from Hell Should abortion want to spread the Gospel, To the editor: I was a god-fearing good too) was enough to God.

Re: Our being longs for Him. It is unfortunate that we have to be continually reminded of God’s love and that Jesus Christ died on the cross so that through him our sins might be forgiven etc... Having been on both sides of the fence, I feel I have to speak out regarding those on fire for

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To the editor: The Arts Student Union (A.S.U.) is in the hands of incompetents. While this may not be new news, the acuity of it has been driven home again. On Friday, March lst, the Arts Student Council voted to cancel Fryday Pubs because the A.S.U. lacked funds to support the financial sinkhole - much less to finance clubs dependent upon its support. Yet, on March lath, posters appeared announcing the re-institution of the pubs. This decision was made by A.S.U. executive without approval of council. When questioned, Mr. James Milburn, interim president since Jeff Tiffin’s resignation, stated that he “doesn’t have to go through the normal channels.” Mr. Milburn seems to believe he is above the democratic system. Social Director Ross Morrissey quipped, “Were you under the impression that council decisions do matter?” Some of us did have faith in the system andeven lauded Mr. Milburn’s takeover. This move by the executive. shatters all illusions.and says toall Council-Members that their opinjons are invalid and unimportant. At that same meeting, the clubs decided not to force the A.S.U. to take out a loan so thti they could receive the monetary allotments necessary to function. However, when the A.S.U. made money og.tkpQirective 17 Pub at Fed Hall, it was assumed that ilie societies might receive a meagre portion of their allotment. When History Society asked if it might receive some of the profit, Mr. Milburn said that the money would be needed to bail the English and Economics Societies out ot debt. However, Mr. Milburn then told the Economics Society that “We (A.S.U) don’t owe you a thing!” Mr. Milburn, there is an inconsistency somewhere. This issue is only nominally money, the main point is honesty nd integrity. Where is your integrity as a student leader? Can you and your executive ignore council decisions and misinform the societies you are supposed to unite? - Ah, but power corrupts. Rob Irish ’ English Society D.D. Smajda Val Spring History Society

Theste are not easy but personal questions, attacks and Bible-thumping will not help us in finding the aliswers. I will present some of my thoughts on these quesitons in a future letter. Think about it! Mike I. Wevriek Honqurs Science

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War and famine To the editor: While western nations may not be completely to blame for the situation of the third world we can’t, as Tim Moggeridge states, claim complete innocence. Before European colonization, the means of population control in Africa were warfare and famine. As Tim asserts, it was a cultural necessity to have large families under these conditions. Fine; the population level was stable. During the of European colonization, the structure of African society was rearranged to produce raw materials for the European market. Where before there existed basically selfsufficient village units, there now exist huge population concentrations at the cities to satisfy industrial demands for cheap labour. Many second or third generation city dwellers have lost their traditional hereditary rights to land, making it impossible to go “back to the land”. Farm land was bought by international interests to produce luxury foods for the west, often by technology intensive, lowlabour means. This leaves less arable land for the basic needs of survival. With the introduction of modern medicine, populations began to soar in Africa; families were still large since thousands of years of tradition can’t be erased overnight. Now the magnitude of the problem and the amount of suffering is greater than it has ever been. Perhaps the western way was never suited to African societies? African self-government on a full country scale has, by and large, proved itself to be a dismal failure. After his huge 10 year celebration, it was declared at the U.N. that Menghistu “showed little interest in the welfare of his countrymen”. However, a country like Ethiopia is now expected to compete in the world economic milieu, and they can’t, or won’t, back out to aim for self-sufficiency. Ethiopian leaders are not starving themselves, and in fact try to emulate the materiali?m of western life as much as possible. Given the record of incompetence of the Ethiopian government, it is doubtful that promoting trade, as Tim suggests, would help the famine-stricken peasants. Any wealth generated by trade would still end up at the top. The leaders would undoubtedly place emphasis on production that was easily monitored and taxed. Unfortunately, village-level farming or land recovery projects don’t fall into this category. The food aid being sent to Ethiopia now is intended to help them through an unusally long drought; the ongoing programs are intended mainly to educate groups of people in agricultural self-sufficiency. Both are worthy of our support if we attach any value to life and if we are to face the fact that the western world and Africa have not developed independently.

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Conformists at Waterloo To the editor: At the risk of (seemingly) dragging out one incident too far; the “Larry letter” has brought to light some real character limitations in a few of the “normal” people in this school today. When I came from my very middle class high school in Toronto where Lacoste and Polo were the norm and where being radical meant wearing socks with your topsiders, I found that-UW and university life in general offered a refreshing change. The ;,eople here, for the most part, are not clones if eachither. They r.:ome from such varied backgrounds that:they provide for an interesting, often colourful mix. Waterloo has its share of “preppies”,“punkers”, “plaid shirt”, “aspiring yuppie” and secretary types. Basically, most of the students at Waterloo are (pretty much) conformists, they do what they are told and dress, although there is a lot of variety, in a manner that does not really excite or offend anyone. One obvious exception to this generalization is the group that is affectionately known as “Punkers”. They dress differently and often do a lot of other things differently too. Why? Because they want to! These people have the strength to be different in an environment where although on the surface it appears that selfexpression is encouraged but often extreme individualism is frowned upon and often repressed. This letter is not written by one “punker” trying to defend another’s actions. I am not a “punker”, I am, although at times, regret it; a “preppie” - I don’t like to be labelled but since for the sake of this letter I am referring mainly to the way that an individual dresses and not his attitudes, I don’t mind labelling myself as a prep. Since university is meant to be, at least in part, a training for the real world I think tollerance (sic) should be promoted. If the Larrys of this world continue to oppose rather than adapt to their “colourful” environment they will continue to be stepped on by the different people like the derranged (sic) punker! I am glad for Larry’s sake, that he has such a supportive letter writing girlfriend - what would he do without her?!! Charles McCormick

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by Shayla Gunter Recently, I met a 21 year old man who doesn’t believe in premarital sex. I was completely amazed when he told me this. After seven months of university, 1 finally meet a guy over seventeen who’s not concerned only with getting laid. 1really respected his view. It was actually refreshing to meet someone like him. Now, I do believe in pre-marital sex, but it has to be my choice. No one can ever pressure me into anything. My religion is against premarital sex and many of my female friends follow these laws. It really bugs me when we are talking about pre-marital sex. The phrase sounds so official. “I don’t believe in PRE-MARITAL SEX. I can’t belieive that you believe in PRE-MARITAL SEX” It sounds like a crime. I don’t see it as a big issue. If you believe it’s right for you - fine. If not - that’s fine too. Many frosh seem overwhelmed when they get to university. They don’t really know what to expect; they may be scared and confused. Are they ready for sex or not? Everyone goes through this stage. It may occur in high school, university or even after Some people may argue that I university, but it’s there. underestimate the sexual awareness and emotional stability of some frosh. I never said that we were naive, just sometimes unsure of ourselces. We need time to figure out our beliefs. One thing I do know for sure is that pressure is the worst thing for us. You’d think that the people who do pressure their partners would be more mature. But unfortunately, every university is swarmed with immaturity and the “if you really loved me you’d prove it” shit, or the “but everyone else does it” line. I think that some guys should team how to take no for an When wiil people learn that when someone says answer. something firmly, they more often than not, really mean it? Today’s youth knows what our morals are: we know what our beliefs and values are; and we know what we want in many aspects of life. We are more sure of ourselves now. I’m not saying that pre-marital sex is wrong. By no means do I believe that. I just think that some people need more time than others do to realize what’s right for them. So those people who are unsure, should feel no pressure. 5elieve me. Not everyone’s doing it!.

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Is this a free country? To the editor: Ms. Gunter was certainly right when she started her March 8 “A Frosh Eye View” column “On Abortion” by noting that abortion is a touchy topic requiring serious consideration before being written about. Alas! reading further left me sure she, and the 20 or so people she questioned, had given little or no consideration, serious or otherwise, to the topic. Nonetheless, she did write about it and ce qui est fait est fait. Would there really be as many questions to ask as Ms. Gunter thinks if Canadians faced up to the fact that the fetus is a human being - a person in her/himself? Abortion is wrong in every circumstance. In the particular instance Ms. Gunter cited where pregnancy strains a woman’s already poor health to the extent her life is in danger, a doctor would practice first to heal the woman, for as the mother’s health deteriorates, so does the child’s, If in attempting to heal the woman a miscarriage resulted it would be unintended (and unfortunate) - no one, especially a doctor, may at any time choose the mother’s life over the child’s, or vice versa. What responsible government could even consider legalizing abortion at all, let alone over-concern itself with questions such as how readily abortion should be made availabie, whether abortions should be conducted in public hospitals or private clinics, or with or without a minor’s parents’ consent; questions which ignore the ethics of abortion? Are such questions asked to avoid facing reality? The real question to be asked is why abortion is not outlawed in Canada, and why our governments are not at all concerned with giving sufficient moral and financial support to mothers and children who, because of youth, unemployment, poverty, irresponsible partners/fathers, oppressive social views, or any other reason, will face hardships while the mother is pregnant and after the child is born. Why aren’t the governments sponsoring programmes which would prevent these situations from occurring in the first place? Finally, to be pro-choice is not necessarily to be pro-abortion, as Ms. Gunter said, but neither is being pro-life necessarily being anti-choice since only the possibility of making the one choice that would cause later stress and difficulty is taken away. A sure sign of a sick society is the guaranteeing those who can choose the right to do so at the expense of the right to life and later, choice, of those who still cannot. Is this really a free country, after all? M.G, Cotter

Should “sic” stay or go? To the editor: Personally, I am “sic” and tired of the ongoing debate about the alleged misuse of a certain term on the Forum page* On one side, the readership complains that the overuse of this term has rendered many letters unreadable. Imprint replies that its use is necessary to prove that the typesetters are not at fault. . for any grammar or spelling mistakes that may occur. In mv humble ouinion. it is abviou; that the dnly wa to settle this matter once an J for all is to conduct a campuswide referendum. After all, it is the general readershin that must latimately deal width the fin21

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So let’s take a vote (remember, if you didn’t pay the Imprint fee, you have no say): All those who think that the term “sic” should stay on in its resent capacity, raise your fi ands. . . . now-. . . let’s see . . . Okay, now. All those who think that “sic” is being used too often . . . okav . . . Well. Tiat’s that. Now we’ll tally the scores and submit the results in time for the next issue. Meanwhile, let’s get back to more important issues, shall we’? Thomas White

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To the editor: It has been a long time coming but I have finally decided to put my thoughts to paper. The “revelation” that was responsible for this reaction was the nature of the answers in response to last week’s campus question. How can so many people (assuming that this is a representative group) ecluate money and security to success? Has it not been proven enough times that the most wealthy people are the most miserable? And those who feel that after they leave here that they do not have much more to achieve than to settle down, get a house, a- couple of children and a station wagon (with wood panel sides and Golden Retriever). Is this what coming here, to university, means to you? Well, if you think about it logically, we as humans have been given the needs and desires to seek comfort and security (eg. we choose a course of study because we know that when we are through that we would get a job that will pay weli). After we have satisfied these needs, we feel tha there is nothing left to risk because we fee] that we $a.ve reached our pinnacle of success, There is more, much more to life than this. What ever happened to the great desire to achieve the ultimate goal in life: peace of mind and body? This goal is almost but not completely extinct from our world of materialistic wealth? At present [and in the future) the answer is yes. There are harmfui repercussions if we mature with this attitude. (we pass our materialism on to the younger generations and the circle repeats), Why must there be a yardstick to measure success? To the aware individual there is no such thing, for he is one who does not stop to measure his success, He is continually willing to risk [not specifically the money markets, but in life). What I can read from these representative statements is: “After I have done what I have intended to do, I canisettIe down and relax.” Here’s one for the members of this majority. “To risk nothing is the greatest risk of all.” Your statements show conformity and your life is planned towards the predominant conservative norm. Materialism. So why do we come here? To me, it is a total education: academic, physical, mental, social, and emotional. We as students are here to mature individually: at our own rate and time. To be aware of our surroundings and feelings. Brian Singh

othing is pushed on clients To the editor: I was recently shocked to be told hy a professor at one of colleges that church the Planned Parenthood pushes abortions on people. This is simply noi true. I am a former volunteer for Planned Parenthood, and was one long before I was aware of the controversy surrounding abortion. In the training for my volunteer work, I was made aware that there are three (3) legal options available to any pregnant woman and that the most important thing in pregnancy couselling is respect for the woman end her decisions. This includes not even mentioning abortion if she so wishes, Nothing is pushed on her. In actual statistics, abortion referral is only 3% of Planned Parenthood’s com-

munity work. Furthermore, Planned Parenthood’s aim is education and the prevention of Ideally, they pregnancy. would like no one to need abortion counselling because they would like there to be no ur,wanted pregnancies. As a student in psychology courses, I have learned of the problems that biases in personal opinions can cause. Doesn’t this professor realize that there is a problem of bias in his information? The facts (and they are facts, not opinion) that I have presented contain no bias. There is no excuse for teaching misinformation, and I hope that it is not happening. What I want to know is: when vlill this misinformation stop? Susan CadelI 3rd yr. Arts.

Bovey report unsatisfactory To the editor: There have been several intelligent critical comments about the Bovey Commission Report published here. However, the most obvious errors have been overlook&d. This attempt at a report is without an abstract, while it

does contain recommendations there are no contilusions! Sections have a four-tiered heading number (section 4.2.1.S, for example). the report is In short, unsatisfactory (by coordination work-report standards) Dave McKellar

To the editor: Having read last week’s letter by FL]. Zuian (On why homosexuals never fully integrate into society), I am completely amazed at his or her twisted logic, In the letter, Zulan argues that the inclusion of homosexuals in the armed forces would eventually “entail the breakdown of military organization”. However, this conclusion is based on the assumption that homosexuality is wrong when, more realistically, it is just different [abnormal is the word that Zulan uses, and quite correctly, but it should not have the connotations of perversity that the tone of Zulan’s letter gives it.). Unfortunately, there are many people in our society who, for whatever reason, cannot accept anyone who is different (as the infamous Larry cannot). Why should the presence of homosexuals cause any more problems in keeping “genuine affection” separate from “sexual overtones” than the presence of women? There is no reason. J agree with Zulan that conformity to certain standards is necessary, but Zulan is trying to carry it too far. To say that someone who doesn’t conform to the heterosexual “standard” cannot expect and does not deserve equality is like saying that Presbyterians, people who vote NDP, or anyone who doesn’t live in a certain city cannot expect full equality or acceptance. After all, each of these groups is a minority which does not conform to the “standard”, and the members of these groups are “abnormal” (in the true sense of the word). Ms./Mr. Zulan may be correct in saying that homosexuals do not meet the standards of our society. If so, however, it is because our society contains too many narrow-minded bigots. It is the attitudes of society (and, as a consequence, the standards of society) that should be changed, and there is no good reason for not doing so. When that is accomplished, gay people will no longer have to fear the scorn of society (whether it be from a majority or a minority). Nor will they have to fear the verbal and physical abuse that sorme people feel justified in heaping on them, which, by the way, is the real reason many gay people “hide their identity from us.” And when that day arrives, R.J. Zulan and a lot of others may find out that the heterosexual majority is not nearly as vast as they now imagine. Hugh John Cook Civil Engineering

To the editor: As Chris Gordon has pointed out in his response to you Emmet Raftery, on Friday March 1, the expression of an attitude as,,that which you practicr2 is certainly dangerous. I couldn’t agree more. Although I am a staff member at this institution, I am also a part time student. From a staff member’s point of view, it’s great entertainment but my student half also considers it important. Let me get straight to the heart of the matter. I myself am gay. The freedom of speech issue notwithstanding, your last response to “Chrissy”, has quite frankly made me sick. It is one thing to rail against a particular social group because you refuse to understand. It is quite another matter to attack an individual in that group. As I understand it, Zeke, in his column speaks about issues affecting us all; this is education. Your replies in some way are expected, but since you have chosen to attack individuals based on that individual’s agreement, then in my mind this is clearly

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insulting that individual’s intelligence. You have succeeded in insulting a man whom I know by accquantence [sic) to be a warm, involved and caring human being. In a short time I will go with members of a panel to speak to a sexuality class taught here on campus. I go, Emmet, because of people like you. At the end of each class that I have spoken to, I have wished that I could say to the students, “Somewhere, someday, a young man OF woman will go to his or her parents for acceptance, understanding and love with the knowledge of something so much bigger than themselves and they will go with the knot of fear of rejection in their stomachs. That young man or woman may be your son or daughter. Will you be able to accept the person before you? Mr. Raffery, my parents couldn’t and to a great extent they still can’t. How much pain are you willing to cause? John A. Sitler Library Staff

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To the editor: No, the FASS production did not receive enough print! Correct me if I am wrong, but it is my opinion (and that of others as well) that the Imprint is a student newspaper whose primary purpose is to report university events to the university community. FASS is exactly such an event. It is more than just another theatre production. It is one which involves Faculty, Administration, Staff and Students of this university, and it is a production which reflects the events taking place in this community. As such, it should receive priority and good coverage from a newspaper serving exactly this community. Please do not offer to put my name in italics and quotation

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marks, as tha,t is not the point I am trying to make (nor was it the point which David Bain was trying to make, as anyone who carefully read his letter would realize). Although an article written by a FASS participant would indeed be enlightening, and that is definitely something that could be done, it would still not excuse the Imprint staff from covering the event more satisfactorily. Yes, an Imprint reviewer is an outsider, but as reporter, he/she should ;erhaps do some research before criticizing an event like FASS, so that the reviewer understands what the event is about and so can more effectively comment on its appearance. Karin

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Is Larry really humourous?. To the editor: I wonder how many people read bout the alleged incident that took place on Feb. 8, as told by “Carol Feschuk”, and found humour in this myth. I also wonder how many people found additional humour in pointing out the obvious and subsequently slandering the reputations of both Carol & Larry in Waterloo.

I wonder if anyone would care to hear that the alledged (sic) might have been set-up by somebody who never existed at all. I wonder how people would find r:izur in this. Homer Watson 3B Elec. Eng. Editor’s note: Dear Mr. Watson, the letter was real, the incident actually happened.

Shayla Gunter’s column was but a pale and onedimensional reflection of the realities of abortion, Casual surveys and political rhetoric cannot begin to connect with the deep emotional response that the idea of abortion stirs in a woman. I would suspect tha? for most women the thought of abortion first arises as part of a terrible fear of pregnancy. From the moment I first was sexually involved I often carried just below the surface of my consciousness the fear - what if I’m pregnant? This was a fear that my mother also bore - and probably had born for many years. When at 15 I had my first boyfriend, she boldly informed me, “If you ever get pregnant, you’ll have an abortion”, leaving no room for debate. At that time I had never thought of such a thing, but several years later I came to share her fear that maybe I might make a mistake and get pregnant. This anxiety (and the resentment that follows from it) is what makes many women advocate abortion. Society screams at us “Sex, Sex, Sex”, but most of us dread the thought of losing our freedom in single parenthood or a forced marriage. So these days, many are saying, “Abortion, Abortion, Abortion”. It is presented as the only way out of the trap. And some women, when they realize one day that it has happened, they are pregnant, head for the only door they see marked exit - abortion. Is abortion really an escape which should be freely offered to all? No. Those who offer it as such are selling a lie. The lie is that abortion is like contraception, but a bit later and a bit more radical. Those who advocate abortion avoid mentioning that it involves killing a baby. If the child is mentioned at all it is referred to as a “fetui” and no human qualities are attributed to it. The womb becomes a black hole which is the bearer of doom. The child is but a lump of tissue. How different this is from the attitude of the mother who bears a “wanted” child. The womb then becomes a cherished and protected place wjlich holds h miracle of life. The mother contemplates the growing child and anticipates every physical change and evidence of growth. A miscarriage, no matter how early in her term, is a tragedy met by condolences from all. Such empathy is seldom extended to a woman bearing an unwanted child, Seldom does she find a patient and supportive listener who has the courage to face the fear and horror with her. Most of us carry the same fear within ourselves and want to silence her pain, and encourage her to erase the present by denying the existence of the child which threatens her future independence. How seldom are we willing to help her explore her many alternatives and their ramifications. A child is not a disease. It cannot be eliminated without effects. Every woman whom I’ve known of who has had an aboriion is left with deep, emotional scars and heavy guilt. The realization that her child has been murdered must eventually surface in some way. If not she will remain in a state of emotional numbness. Reality can be responded to but it cannot be destroyed. The participation in the death of one’s child is a reality few women are able to cope with quickly and painlessly. Perhaps next time that we suggest that abortion should be freely offered to all, we will look beyond our own superficial selfishness and think of the ramifications of our opinions. Do we really want to make abortion so accessible and hassle-free? It is already legal with the consent of a doctor. Do we want to encourage mothers to take the lives of their children without even professional consultation and counselling? This would be an obscene neglect of our responsibilities to protect the vulnerable both the desparate mother and her child, and would mean our participation in both the murder and deep emotional scarring of many individuals.

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iPorn Magazines on campus/JSo, you want to be a spy Q / by Steve Ditner The Student Village Stores sell a lot of things, like aspirin, toothpaste, and mugs that say “Waterloo” on them. They also sell glossy magazines with naked women sprawled across. their covers. The magazines are Playboy and Penthouse, the heavyweights of the consumer porn They sell well, the game. woman in the Village 2 store says. She feels uncomfortable selling them, but if students want to buy them, she will sell them. The sale of pornographic magazines on campus raises a queition for some people;

specifically, should a university sponsored institution make pornography to its students? Several female residents felt that the store should make women’s magazines like Playgirl available also, indicating a stand against sexism and not pornography. However, the response of most students was apathetic. “1 think it’s fine,” said John Curran. “If you’re old enough to buy it, who cares?” But some people do care. “It’s nauseating at a university. We should be above that,” commented Kate Krug, a sociology student.

Vera Vanderbosch, a Kinesiology student, felt that “Pornography does not belong in a place of higher learning. Erotica is fine, but pornography is not. Playboy and Penthouse are pornograp hit. The majority of persons interviewed felt that pornography possessed .a demeaning quality. “It cheapens sex,” said Glynis Duncan, a Health Studies student. “The representation of sex in those magazines is entirely from a male point of view, and not a particularly realistic view. either.” she said.

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Canadian University Press Canada’s top-secret spy service wants to recruit university graduates, preferably arts majors, into its ranks. The Canadian Security Intelligence Service is looking for graduates with political science and sociology backgrounds, a receptionist at CSIS’s Ottawa office said. “Languages are also good,” she said. Most of the new spy service’s positions have been filled with people transferred from the RCMP security service. But “a lot of neonle stayed with the R&P, As~

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“Don’t haveany hotcakeseither,” saidthe bear.“This is lunch, donchaknow,” Fine,I said.Get me a Grizzly Beerand a toasted chicken s Id the mayo, ho ) hold the chicken.Smilin:the bear said, “Where should I hold it?” Well,to make a long story short, the bear brought the Grizzly And we struck up a friendship. “Causehe had a senseof humour9you see.I-loldin’all that chicken and lettuce in the place he was holdin’it.

there are openings in every category,,” she said. The former Liberal government invoked closure last spring to cut off debate and pass Bill C-9, creating the new spy service. CSIS is a civilian operation charged with “investigating threats to the security of Canada” and has no law enforcements power. Gays need not apply. The RCMP does not hire gays, its commissioner Roger Simmonds told the committee last year, because “There are few members of any police

organization that are comfortable at this moment in our history with people of that persuasion in their midst.” Finn said the CSIS would not refuse to hire gays, per se, but he told the committee “I suspect that sexual orientation, in the same way as debt loads or other kinds of behavioural factors, would be one factor in determining the overall suitability for employment of an individual ,, ... Graduates with unorthodox views also won’t get jobs.


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IHouse Iof ‘Debates Yes, Waterloo, there is a debating club on campus. It was lormed five years ago and is called House of Debates. Although the club is quite young, it has developed an impressive reputation on the debating circuit. Outof five tournaments this .year, Waterloo debaters won awards in all but one. This includes a second place finish at the Central Canada Debating Championships in Montreal. 1 The House of Debates is opei’to all students and facu&y of , the University of Waterloo, although only students may attend tournaments. One of the reasons for’the club’s success is that it) doesn’t discriminate against its weaker debaters. Everybody gets a chance to go to tournaments and the weaker speakers are often paired up with stronger ones. Besides giving novices a great opportunity to learn what makes a good speech, this adds fun to the ~debating. By I removing the pressure to win tournaments, the debaters stay relaxed. ’ This has been the winning secret of the House of Debates. The club trains people in public-speaking, especially on Gtting forth convjncing arguments and thinking analytically.’ Essentially, they teach the art 6f persuasion. Weekly meetings usually consist of one impromptu debate and c round of public speaking. The style of debate is jarliamentary, the debate mimics the House of Commons. A debate cosists of two teams; called the government and jpposition, as well as the speaker of the House. The debaters re given a resolution and the government side prepares a case )r ten minutes. The debate is initiated by a government lember who .is called the Prime Minister. It is their duty to zfine the terms of the resolution’and lay the mtions of the Dvernment case. The speeches then alternate from team to team with the Jposition trying to attack the government case and the jvernment trying to save its skin. The role of the speak?r is to aintain order and ensure that the debate doesn’t degenerate -:o an exchange of insults. After the debate, members of the dience offer commqnts, helpful hints, and general gressions. Public speaking is different from debating in many ways. In Bst cases, it offers the speaker a chance to talk about whatever )rl his or her mind at the time. Each peI’son in the club writes wn a topic, which can be a single word, a -Song title or .ything else, and drops it into-a hat. The speakers randomly chose a topic and, with a few seconds :paration, speak on it for five minutes. A good sense of ,moui helps, but a serious speech can be just as entertaining as :omical one. The word debating often conjures up images of stuffy old :n spouting boring rhetorical dogma. This definitely does not fleet the House of Debates. Issues such as abortion or capital punishment are never bated. Although these topics are interesting and relevant, not much n be said about them in a short speech. They also are quite 111because everyone has heard the main arguments before. . Instead, the House of Debates ponders such resolutions as, rhe University of Waterloo should become a free and ldependent country” or “The Toronto Maple Leafs should be bolished”. Besides their entertainment value, arguing over uch issues forces the debaters to use their imaginations. It also ives the debaters a chance to develop their speaking styles and rains .them to think on their feet. Debating is an extremely important skill to have because you vi11 be doing it for the rest of your life. Your debates may not ake place in a formal atmosphere but debating is a common tctivity. ’ Spectators are welcome to meetings so don’t be shy. lneetings are held each Monday at 530 pm in St. Jeromes,room L29. c David Bigelow

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She knew why she clung to him. An sot of fate? An act of defiance, individuali~ ““Do aa you please - John Locke, all for one and the rmment can shove their cigars and o-uptheirasses.8he needed him and he needed her. IAke two lost spooks, ghosts. Gasper the Friendly Ghost. He wouldn’t hurt you! Andhis ~r~ie~Wen~, the Good Witch, dressed in shocking red Perhaps it was love that drew her to him, perhaps not. She foundhima chaJlenge, of sorts. He wasn’t like anyone else she had been out with. Thosesorrylosers her mother hadsetherupnrith.weretoo8asy,toonics, all kiss-ass wimps. Opening the doors and closing them behind her. ~herbe~.W~~~rso~,~therb~.~hew~~~hewo~d have in a night. No commitments, no promises, phone call next week ~~~8~t~ did, it was becoming a regular weekly thing. I?o spoken . well there was one. Because they had been hurt before, they had bo&‘decided no mw tumbIe around like trees. avea and the moaning of the wind as the branches heave with the weight of

You “Lesbians not mutually exclusive: sex in and out of &i&Xlsh.ips. would the Beal Lesbian Sexuality please stand up. no, lie down I ssy...I just know I,yrn go$ng to try it. I can’t distinguish between sex I come to “honestly” (is it possible) and sex They taught me. but they didn’t tell me to sleep with c women I know that for sure... * ...a normal neighborhood. Mummies and Daddies and good little kiddies that plsy house and Daddies. little girls discover what teddy blood pacts...living for our best friends. can and 2 together and then I was lost. feeling this mysterious absence. “but I’mjust like any one else��� w~~..wai~...t~ the right guy will come along and make me forget. had to move out to find out. nobody at home is saying “we hope you girls live happily ever after”... “We’re here” said Liz as she rode up the curb. Helen followed Liz to the side door where they locked their bikes. @-meinside, Liz invited Helen to sit down on the couch. “Can I get you a beer?” asked Liz “Yes please“ replied Helen ..a to make it easier... Liz brought the drinks over and sat down on the couch a nonthreatening distance ‘away from her guest. They both attended their drinks in silence. “Is this Okay?” Liz inquired as she put her arm around the unsuspecting but willing Helen Helen nodded an answer. Entranced, Liz watched Helen bring the bottle to her inviting lips. Helen casually turned to face here host to find herself locked into the gaze of Liz’s admiring eyes. Slowly, savouring the electricity of the moment, Liz leaned over and kissed the woman she was aching for. .&hat tentative timid energy, breath 1 bedroom each button one by one. collarbone, solid shoulders. don’t stsre. she’s monocle.,.

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creation. It was then, at the end of a ad storm that they lqy intertwined and he saidit.Itreally~~therbysurp~.Hetoldher~thew~si~ofthe uncertainty, the insecurity of the relationship. he wanted what was really a part of her. She couldn’t handle that. She didn’t like the emotional impact with the physical. , wrapped around his torso. Before, unemotionally, there was room for escape. She could unwrap herself and distance herselfwithout feeling that umbilical cord ~t~~n~ Now,~~ what he was asking, it would no longer be possible to sever any ties at ths physical separation. She told him, “No, it’s not possible.” of course, he didn’t like her bluntness;yet she saw no use inbeing subtle or gentle. They b!d had an understanding, all was accepted, expected but. not dependedon or demanded. She~tw~t~o~~ps~~d~ over her, Branded like ayou,ngcalf. young she was, but with SO rnmh ahead of her. He became violent. Not physically or verbally, but visua;uy. His eyes became blue flaming balls of f&e so harsh and hot, burning with desire, yet so cold and distant, full of hatred, condemnaticm.“He stiffened and pulled awey from her. She felt like a droplet of water, being dropped from the icicle of which she was suoh a vital part. Like a leafm the M, dried ex~l dead fall&g from the branch to the hard, cold ground below. She watkwd him as he pulledhis underwear andjeans O’\TIPh& tight burn. He already had his socks on, he didn’t want to scratch hf&with li.&! W-S, he had said. The muscles in his chest and shedders riPPlm#J as hepulledNsgreyswea~overhish~AULthe~~SheBadcasesrjsd each~andvalle3rofhisbody.~~~~~~~~herself.~e turned away, a final decree that he was to leave. His footsteps travelled away like a two-footed elephant, heavy and morose. He cursed, tIY@sti fbd n.is own two shoes in the front hall. Then the door slammed and she we.43all alone. Heputhisclothes on, shew~~f5?om~ecouchinherrno~s~~~ room:Her dad would have shot both if he had walked in at that point. But he was out getting sloshed at the Smith’s cottage and wouldn’t be back

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A citizen of terrible unrest, Enus stumbles along a lonely country road, under an or-e, jack-o-lantern moon, dreaming of Amarantha. As night collapses to its stellar end, he feels his way home throx.@h the blast of dark rum mixing with his heart’s volatile love, detonating confusion in ‘h&3 splendid skull. He knows the moonlight and the starlight, but h& now-sexual ims@nation fuels metamorphosis, pure transcension. Now, vines become Amarantha’s long, ebony hair, the stream, her laugh; the dark tumbling clouds, her wrist’s curve; the ripe apples, her breasts. Wanting her more than he’s ever wanted anyone, Enns imagines the grave as a chrysalis. If he could lie in Am’s arms, between her breasts, on any bed, even grass, and love and be loved without end, that moment of sweetness would comprise eternity, and he would die happily in that ceaseless perfection. Am’s soul is a butterfly to Enus. He has justwalked her home end held her warmth close to him before surrendering to the night’s chlu. Her softness is a beautiful terrain, the plumage of cotton. She is freedomitself, an inr=itement to riot, insurrection. Her hair holds a perfume that was like alcohol and violets, a Molotov cocktail of sweetness. He looks up and sees constellations. He wants to dance the arc of corn, i the twist of vine, the leap of water. He has a vision of Am in night’s sharp plunge and pitch end roll of hay -- mannerisms of creatures caught in the act, leaping for the privacy of bushes. Wantmg her almost more than salvation, Enus hears the crickets crack a juicy tune, and sees Am swoon, her dark hair tumbling like a mm’s veil, while wild rose petals fall like blood on a field of wheat. Enus begins to mouth love’s erotic rhetoric, seeking the c love, the ease of seduction: a smooth line pawned from Gastiglione or Mack the KrU%e.He wants to waltz the soc&~Jb *I- breath turns to gasps, start&@ the stars ’ the blues of every lover since the world be ~au~~~: ~~~ho~t~~~~ life possible under the sun By the time he reaches home, Enus’s barbed-wire will have become a vineyard of red wine; the moon a great bowl; the pines, bedposts; and he will have grown wings and a long beard and *his clothes will have vanished; and all of Am’s words will have become plums and chrysanthemums and her pronunciation, gold butterflies. Enus will stare at the moon until the sun rises, annexing history. Am and Enus will love or die - - and die.


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byLllldaTranter The 1976 Senate Review of Integrated Studies (I.S.) stated that the maJn problem facing the program was the lack of understanding of I.S. by in the rest of the University. Despite the wide’ press coverage of late and its 16 year history at UW, there am still many popular misconceptions about the I.S. program. This article will attempt to fill the gap, so that students and faculty might gain a more comprehensive and accurate understanding of the objectives and fu.nctioning of this unique program. The main purpose of I.S. was never to provide students with a transcript Ml of respectable grades and a crisp graduation diploma. Bather, the program was designed to allow students of varying backgrounds and interests to establish their own programs of study, freed from the requirements of preestablished programs with their structures, routines, and limited course format. It has also encouraged students to Synnesize the diverse 4spects of their studies to form a meanir@ul whole, hence the name Inix@Studies. To achieve these goals, the program was set up in 1969 to provide a rich environment in which students could do independent reading and writing, attend and lead seminars, discuss with other students and resource persons, take relevant courses at this and other educational institutions, do field work and work individw with facully members. There are no required courses and no additional credits granted outside of courses which students mey decide to take to supplement their independent study. In this way, I.S. provides a unique opportunity to pursue an unusual program beyond that which is available through undergraduate course work Students also have the opportunity to spend time in experimentation and clarification of goals which is a valuable component of education.

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The program has no professors, but has instead a secretariat and seven resource people who are hired by Operations Council, the governing body of I.S. The secretariat is made up of a coordinator and an administrative assistant who are responsible for administrative duties and are accountable to Council. The coordinator also acts as a spokesperson between the program and the university administration.

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“Student control over their own education, their own environment, the& own resources.” i.g. “Choice” s.a “ setting my own boundaries, d&&&j how I want things to work and then saying, ok, I may have made some mistakes. . .” 8.a.c. “ . . . the learning process, how to learn to learn” 8.a. “The Resource Persons . . .[ who] go to great lengths to point out other theories ant other ways of fhinkmg.” cg. . . . an individual teacher [Resource Person] if I need one . . . which is great.” t.s. “Individual responsibility . . . and depending upon what kind of people you want in your society, that couldbe good or bad.” “ W.C. students taking full responsibili4y for-their education, and that translates into the setting of policy.” jk.

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sitting through the appropriate n&b& of classes, and generating the appropriate number of papers with the appropriate number of words.” j.k. 41. ..ineverycoursetryingtofindawayI could do my own work It became tiresome and frustrating.” 1.m. “During the Festival of Festivals they had a really great video section. I went there every night for the full week. . . missed a lot of my assignments at OCA Though it was relevant to my education, Ln their eyes I failed” t.w.

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The seven resource people are an indispensable part of maoy students’ programs of study. They are catalysts and consultants, helping students to clarify their amdemic goals, act&g aa a sounding board for their ideas, and referring them to appropriate resources both inside and outside of the university. With the help of these staff and other students and faculty, I.S. students work out the direction and form of their studies and embark on a journey which often yields significant and unanticipated fiats. The 1976 Senate Review stressed that I.S. was never meant to be a “clearing house” in which carefully selected students would proceed towards welldefined acrtdemic objectives drawn from activities in the University departments. In fact, documentation of studies and solicitation of evaluation of work from faculty advif3ors, resource people and fellow students is the responsibility of each student. Nonetheless, in order to proceed in the program, I.S. students are required to submit a yearly report otklinhg and documenting their studies. How can the University control academic qualityinsuchanunstructured environment? The University grants degrees. If an 1.8. student wants to receive a degree, s/he comes under the strict evaluation of University faculty. AAM I

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Stum in I.S. by no means assures that s/he will be granted a degree. Many students feel that they have no need for a degree and pursue studies for their inherent value alone. On the other hand, if a student does decide that s/he wishes to graduate, s/he is subject to the controls andstandards of the university. The student must make a formal proposal to the Academic Board appointed by Senate. This body of professors determines whether or not the student has sufficient background and is working at a senior undergraduate , level at least, and ifthe proposedprogram is feasible and degree-worthy. Upon recommendation by the Academic Board, the student then completes the proposed project of study over a minimum of two terms under the evaluation and supervision of a least two regular university professors. These supervisors are responsible for exw the student and ensuring that the student’s work is of ,suf&ient quality to be grant&d a Bachelor of Independent Studies degree. In this wey, non-degree students are

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tie to pursue their studies according to their interests and needs, while degree students and the University are assured of highstendards of qualityingraduates with degrees. Indeed, successful degree canditites have almost invariably been commended for the or@inality and high quality of their work Another very important component of a student’s education in I.S. is his/her participation in the administrative and decision-making process. Since the initial conception, it was recogn&ed that in order to meet the needs of a diverse and continually changing student population, all members of staff and students must have the equal opportunity to be involved in the decisions adihthg their studies. In response to evident need, Operations Council and its supporting committees arose aa the only,satisfactory means of serving these very diverse needs. Operations Council is the governing body responsible for all policy decisions, such as hiring, admissions, budget allocations, etc. It is made up of all registered students and staff, each haMng one vote, with a minimum quorum of 20% of enrollment and is a dire-ct democracy. It is supported by a number of specialized committees whose function is to inform council and implement its decisions. These committees am made up of any students and staff who wish to participate. The Council and all of the committees have policies, guidelines and

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practices which generally have these aims. 1) to ensure that all members of I.S. are informed of the meetings of committees and council, 2) to ensure that there is no concentration of power allotted to any individual or group, 3) to allocate the budget so that it corresponds to student resource needs, 4) to remain always able to juti@ the use of the budget, the establishment of policies andpractice within I.S. and 5) to remain open to ’ stmrctural changes, with a prejudice towards augmenting access to independent education Each member of Council is responsible to ensure that s/he is informed of the workings of I.S. andthe University as a whole, so that s/he mey make responsible decisions and participate to the full extent of m/her abili$y. The structures of I.S. are not biased towazd 4ny pazticular phfloclophy or defmition of education They are des@ned to provide the maximum of resources and opportunity for each student to successfully pursue his/her own individual program of education. They are also designed to ensure that no student or group is able to monopobze power or resources, thus obstructing the education process of others. The Senate Fbview of I.S. in 1975, chaired by TA Brzustowski, expressed strong support of the objectives and structures of Integrated Studies and confidence in the program’s capacity for internally generated, constructive change.

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“From Oct. 9 until about Christmas, I couldn’t do any work I was just too worried . . . every week there was a Terent problem.” i.g. there’s always a se1188 of tension The& are always talks about what the admln.lsdoingnow.Ifthey’dJustgetoff

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our backs. . . ” t.w. “I would like to see an Integrated Studies that is open for faculty involvement, not in any controlling way, but. . . where there is a constant rapport.” f.k “I’m just sic& of talking politics.“ Lg.

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“To say that we’ve been treated in an illegal way is not strong enough we’ve been treated immorally. The kind of ignorance with which I feel I’m confronted ti very terrifying. When I go to Senate and I see motions being voted on about our program and I come out and taJk to three senators afterwards, they sey three different things about what they decided” f.k. “They’re trying to compare us with standards which are conventional, when we were established . . . as a place where unconventional people can go.” jk. “ we’d be just turning out regular st&I;ts.” 8.a. “We’ve been told to do this and to do that, but I still think that the reason behind it all is that they want to get rid of student control.” i.g. “Because I.S. is in this small oasis, backwater situation, certain bodies feel they can just come m and slash us . . . Cutting almost 60% off our budget doesn’t fall under any known guidelmes.” c.g. “If you want to talk to them, they’re very elusive.” t.w. “. . . even if Gloria [former coordina& ] didn’t have the answers, it was nice that she was really there . . . I miss that.“t.s. “The future of I.S. is potentially brilliant.” j.k. “I think it has a future.. . though maybe that’s being naive.” 1.m.

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Summer Jobs Available The Federation of Students is accepting applications for the following jobs’ from fee- paying members of the Federation. 1. Handbook Editor Duties: to edit and solicit

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(Summer Term) advertising for the 1985-86 Duties: To work for the of Students Federation Federation’s word processing Handbook and for other service. Excellent typing skills publications as may be are required; word processing determined by the President. experience, is desirable, b& Terms: April 29 to August 31, not essential. Terms: To train immediately, 1985. and to work during the spring 2. Orientation Chairperson term from May to August. o Duties: To organize the Federation’s Orientation Details concerning ail of the above for September programme positions may be obtained from I985 and to assist with the He1ga Petz in the Federation of coordination of the entire Students’ OFfice, Room 235 in the progr- Campus Centre. ’ campus orientation Applications should be received by amme. Sonny Flanagan, President-elect in Terms: To begin immediately, the Federation’s Office before 4:3O work full time during the on Thursday March 21, 1985. summer, and to conclude by App 1’ rca t’ions should include both a resume and a letter of application. the third week of September.

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87, 1985 at 8:06 p.m. in Room 3001 of Needles Hall. The Agenda for this meeting is as follows: 1. Appointment of the Board of Directors 2. Officer’s Report 1964-1985 3. Auditor’s Beport 1983-1984 4. Approval of Auditors for 1985-1986 5. Motion to increase the Federation fee by $I:75 per student, per term.

“BE IT RESOLVED THAT &he Federation of Students9 fee increase by 61.76 per student, per term effective September 1, lB86? 6. Amendment

to By-Law Number 34, Article V:

1. add “, or either of the Vice-Presidents” following the word “President”. l.b. add “, or either of the Vice-Presidents” following the word “President”.

is

hereby

given

2. add“ , or either of the Vice-Presidents”following the word “President”. 3. replace with The petition for the referendum shall be deposited with the Business Manager who shall refer it to the Chief Returning Officer as soon as Students’Council has appointed one.” 8. add “.or either of the Vice-Presidents” following 0 the word “President”. 9. add “, or either of the Vice-Presients” following the word “President”. 10. replace with “The vacant office shall be filled by means of a By-Election subject to the appropriate provisions of By-Law Number 35.” 11. replace the first five words with “Any person”. 7. Amendment to By-Law Number 35: replace with the following:

11. “Election of President, VicePresident, Operations and Finance; and Vice-President, University Affairs. The President, Vice-President, Operations and Finance, and the Vice-President, University Affairs shall be elected on the Tuesday and the Wednesday of the week immediately prior to what is known as Reading Week, during the month of February. Each voting member of the Corporation shall be eligible to cast one vote for each of the three positions. In the event of a vacancy in the office of President, on or before January 31, the vacancy shall be filled in a By-Election to occur not later than twenty-five (25) days after the position becomes vacant. After January 31, the vacancy shall be filled by the VicePresident, Operations and Finance. In the event of a vacancy in the office of either Vice-

of the

President on or before January 31, the shall be filled in a By-Election to be filled than twenty-five (25) days after the becomes vacant. After January 31 the shall be filled by Students’ Council.

vacancy not later position vacancy

3. delete “Students’ Council” from the 8th line and add, “of the Corporation” after the word “members” on the same lirle. Change the sentence on the 12th line beginning “Each Director” to “Each Director shall hold office from May 1 for twelve ( 12) months or until his/her succsessor has been duly appointed.” 12. replace with “Appointment of Executives ’ The other Executive members of the Corporation shall be appointed by Students’ Council andshall hold office for one year from May 1st.” 21. delete the word “office” from the 7th line add the word “Administrative Director” to the title change “Business Manager” in the first line of the second paragraph to “Administrative Director”.

The agenda for this meeting is restricted to the above items of business, for which proper notice has been #v&n. 8 Tom Allison,

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When a person is told once he or she forgets. When he or she is told twice, he or she tabs8 notice. The thirdtime ingrains it in his or her brain whether he or she a@ees with it or not. The following Quotes are about 1985, hgtie and now, made m three people who mightbe seeneither cynically, &8 left over8 from an age of naieve radica;ls or, as modern w prophets. R,egazdless, they are people who unlike ~E&Y, never shut their eyes once theywere openedinthe F&t, there is Ken Hancock of the Alliance for Non Violent Action (ANVA) and the Cruise Missile Conversion Project, whose file at the RCMP is fat with transcripts of phone calls and other wiretap and sumeillance operations done on Nm; who wa8 arrested immediately for suspicion in connection with the bonibinR of Litton industries in October 1982; whose philosophica,l and moral contictioll8 leave him condemning violence. Then there is YolandaKing, daughter of MartinLuther King Jr.; current director of “The Matin Luther King Jr. Centre for Nonviolent Social Change” inAtlanta Georgia; who is dedicated to the furthering of her father’s work; who came to Trinity UnitedChurchinKitchener Sunday, March 3 and spoke about the need to continue in the push for racial eqmity and global harmony. BInally, there @ Joan Baez who stood beside Bob Dyla;n as the Queen of folk music in the 80’s; who was jailed for protest of the Vietnam War; who vi&ted Hanoi in 1972 only to witness the worst bombing of e ci~inhistory; who has consistently spoken out against VictUrUzation, be it of American Blacks (she walkedwith Martin Luther King in 1968) or of Latin Americans (she is deeply involved with the sanctuaxy movement in 1985); who has written and spoken and acted advocating pacifism; who came to Kitchener on Friw March 1 for a concert at Centre in the Square; andwho kindly$rantedImprint an interview.

The extra emphasis put on the nonviolent means to bring social change underlies the me&age of these three that there is an immediate need for change. Indeed, their vision makes the notion of violence anachronistic.

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‘YOPrrnda King “Oh yes, we’ve come a long ww, from the segregated washrooms, and sitting in the ba,ck of buses. We can buy whatever we please . . . if we can afford it. But we are not there yet. We have sunken back to moraLZ stagnancy. We’re not moving anymore.” “The 80’s got people thinking about us. But the 70’s was the “me decade” of get what you can, can what you get, and sit on the can. We have to break out of that in the 80’s.”

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“In places, the false sense of inferiority still exists in black people and in places the fa;lse sense of superioriw in white people still plagues them &om seeing. straight. When my father said “We are f&ee at last”, he was not only Spey of then and there . . . it was a challenge to people everywhere.”

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iWan &aes “Iwastoldthisbya16yearoldboyla&year.Thisagain is vis a vis children of the 80’s . . . “In the 80’s you had the movement, you had some meaning, you had the music, you had a cause, you had each other. You had glue. . . we don’t have any cohesion. . . we don’t have w glue.” And thenthereareotherthingsaddedtoit...thegreatageof technology, MTV . . . and sped up and cosmotized : . . everything designed to take you away &om realiw, away from the pa;ln, aww f!rom the suffering of other people. There is little introspection &me of the music is wonderi% to dance to but it’s not very UseAil because at some point we’re going to have to face aU that. The next time the pendulum swings back from new patriotism and insa;ne optimism and all that craziness into something more real . . . the next movement.. . the nature of that movement will depend on what we have done at this time.” “No social change ever came unless people were willing to take a risk” “What’s pragmatic is when you suddenly decide it’s pragmatic to blow someone away.. . that’s when you do. That’s the difficulty with pragmatic nonviolence. You need a spiritual conviction too.” “With regard to us having more knowledge now . . . First we can draw the conclusionthat lmowledge doesn’t mean shit. And next; people say we learn from our experiences and basically I don’t think we learn very much. A little was left wer $rom Vietnam, enough to prevent them tiorn sending troops tearing into NiCElZagu&” “The d.ifBculty for me is realizing and understanding about time and the pendulum and about what I do best and when. This $s a time when I have low visibility. And I’m a person who has had a lot of visibility and I feel f!rustrated I think people who have not hadaccess to that and don’t know how to go about getting it feel totally paralysed by the 1980’s like most of w . . . I don’t feel totally paralysed but it’s coming pretty close.” “Nationalism is the biggest disease. It’s the biggest disease and it’s also everybody’s favourite. I wouldn’t &lute any flag, not the Russian one, not the Chinese one, not azlymhg.” ‘Y ‘ou get to be angxy, but you don’t be your movement on anger.”

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belief that that government [in Ottawa] is your government.. . that it is representing you and that your wishes are being acted upon, you are not only fooling yourself, you have given up your mdom and are very bit as guilty of war crimes, of deliberately preparing for the destruction of the human race, as they are.” “canadia;ns are some of the most de-politicized people in the world All I want is people to be responsible for the government, to understand what the government does and then if they endorse it, well thenwe may have a fight. I f?ind people that support our system to be ignorant of the fmts by any rea.o=ble stands& People have been socialized into apathy.” “It’s scary to think that the Peace Movement considers it a m4jor success to get 30,000 people to to express themselves politica,lly at a mazch andyet Mr. T. can draw 50,000 on a Sunday afternoon.” “If people stop paying taxes, stop the perpetuation of “faith in the system”, stop consenting to blind execution of power by the experts, then the system cannot continue. People allow things to happen and for that reason they are responsible.” “To hold that the Russians are irratioti and would nuke us if we didn’t have a retaliatory force is defeatist. Our fate is sealed regardless of whether we can get them back or not. The question becomes whether or not justice is best served by both sides being dead instead of just our side. We have to get out of this thi&ing that it’s better to diewithourbootson,withaguninyourhand...taking them with you

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MSA-

available

2 Bedroom furnished apartment available for summer term or option to take lease. 20 min. walk to UofW. 3 mins. east of King on Eridgeport., Convenient location to shopping mall& beer stores, liquor store. Laundry facilities in buildin and all utilities included. Phone 88 8 -5558 or 886-7524.

Bachelor Apt. for MayAug. o.k., preferably on Mainline Please Call Cindy 8841585. Wanted campus for Sept

House needed from

Summer roommates + utilities. Call Sheryl

t. Close to Ap 400 range 745-6299.

Quiet

for Call

Can you Can you better!! you get? Sunnydale utilities. indoor appointmerft 9197. Wanted: furnished Optometry Westmount

for Unit

J.

$500 Utilities

May-Aug townhouse, pool, on ing facilities.

townhouse? That’s good! summer? That’s even Put that together and what do A summer townhouse in for only $428/mo. (neg.) + 4 bdrm.,dn/er, patio stones, plmbing. &II for an today at 884-5056 or 884. say

to share 3rd yr. /close to bike ride to parkin Call &%I.

with

- 2 bdrm., semi-furnished, inexpensive, close boo, WLU, UW. Females Call 8844283.

3 bdrm townhouse Au 15 Un F-urnished. Ste&$eryl .

take

options 2 bdrm. $475.00/mo. Johnny,

Townhouse accommodation townhouse. bdrms Ma -Au 88i4699

to sublet: Luxury in Philip St. 5 min. from school. 2 + finished basement. Sublet for with possible option to lease. anytime.

15 For

over lease min walk more details

apt. negotiable.

term, Hazel

room available St. near Parkdale 886-9187.

Spacious apartment 2 bdrm., balcony, (Erb & University,, 746-l 962. Miriam.

Philip from campus,

good 8844298

or

a group of together Call 886-8986

3 bdrm. (suitable mostly furnished. bus route, close Call 746-3484.

UW friends in the or

for to

St. May

of to

Townhouse bedrooms, ride to UW. good deal. Townhouse (option bedrooms, 520-F Sunnydale). Large (room furnished Robinwood minute g20nth

in double Plaza.

Non-profit family Doon bedroom, schools information

sublet to Rent

house to sublet Mav-Aug. dryer, hardwood floors, porch, shaded lawn, cable TV, living room, rent $795, 20 min. walk from campus. from Wloo Square. Phone 576.

Free bedroom $401 partialy campus.

months

townhouse month. 2 furnished. Call 884-7045.

4 bdrm

I

May Near

1 . Aug Westmount $295/monih Mike 5784053.

co-op area,

apartment $318/month. Amos. Call

and

or

to 884.

Philip April campus,

or

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apt. Pool, nearby. or 884.

for

St. 26

townhouse available . Sept. l/85. 5 semi furnished. Ph.

9040.

Ma for

J ), 888-6837.

bdrm to UW) to take Call

3. 2 etc.

Sublet Call

- Auguse. furnished,

call

(416)

665-3377

available and

bedroom

on

share apt. to campus.

available Parkdale garage,

on

Female term. parking,

roomate Central partly

sublet from May to UW. Unfurnished. Call Andrea/Gabe for

studious quiet insulated, cooking. available. 5 minute at 204

clean, Fully No toaster bath. Apply

one

for

free

kR

G

at

2 and per

room in a three summer ‘85. This Call Angela, 885in house washer Reasonable

May. and

rent May 6 and in good to the university. Call 7464095.

for Close rent.

to

for summer location. Yard, Call 885-0525.

Waterloo furnished.

Sept. dryer. rent.

Sept

‘85. central One

SALE

Income property for sale. Single family home in very nice residential area; 10 min. walk to UW, 1 min. walk’to WLU. Ideal for owner-student, or student accommodation. Lar e lot, attached arage, new driveway, 3 storage sheds, 3 ruit trees, plus much more. New paint throughout, all bedrooms furnished, 3 ap liances included. Asking $65,500. Ca P 1 Dave at 884-8029. Camper for sale: International Karryvan, 350 auto. Sleeps 4 - 6. Fully equi ped large awning. Good tires. $4,000 P lrm. super clean. Call between 5 and 7,578. 3938. TWO tutifables. Mk 10 Technics, c/w electronic & shock mounted cabinets. 12.14 hrs. of use. Ideal for broadcast studio, DJ., disco, etc. Fantastl: price. Don, 6538569 after 430. outh Fury III; 4-dr., p.s., p.b. G 1972 every season, excellent, no radio. T iled rust, needs tires to certify. $795. Call Don after 4:30,653-8596. ‘n

dryer,

hoover,

(young) your

Couch condition.

and

free own

to cage.

2 chairs for $100 or best

Draft

wil also Jeff Holes them 20 Angie

do light moving rubbish taken 884-2831. or Pulls in fuced like new. years experience. 578-l 358.

Jerusha seeking Excellent all legal. Southampton or call number.

Escort . escorts pay, Please 743.7287

with away. your

anzal)ating transportation forward St., Guelph and

a small Reasonable.

sweaters? Reasonable More

truck,

Get Rates. info

call

Service or female. provided, resumes to 40 Ont N 1 H 5N4 leave name and

Lost Ladies Leslev

gold wristwatch. at 886-287 1.

Please

contact

good Call sale. offer.

home. Must 888-7137. Ve good 7423318.

Aid wanted to Perform various tasks for a handicapped student in the fal term. Duties include doing laundry, drawing graphs, washing hair, running small errands, etc. Requires about 4 hrs a week in total and pays $49 a week, perhaps more. Must life in Vl. Call Steve 884. 5538. Chere Nancy! J’aurai 22 gros bisous pour toi dimanche! Pas de gateau, c’est engraissant! Peut’etre un prince charmant? Bonne Fete’ lsabelle CASPER, FRED FLINSTONE and LATAKA, We have a proposition for-you: We’l supply chocolate chip cookies if you can deliver the movie “Footloose”. The cleaning bil can be exchanged for a bunny tail and earring that Fred hopefuly found in his bed. Come up and see us sometime big boys! Love, Mae West & Dorothy Stratton. All North 6 Alumni: All members of the North Six Niahtshift IFaIl ‘83 & Winter ‘86) and the”North Sk Therapists (Fall ‘84) are invited to reunite at our St. Patick’s Day Party. Sat. 16 March. Vilage 1 Great Hall. Call Simon for details 884-5066. Mary and Caroline: I’m back (how’s yours?) Where were you Saturday night? There’s something important I have to tel you - meet me in the CC at 1:15 today? Alison, thanks for the great dinner, I owe you one, see ya in Ottawa, talk to ya soon, Todd. Happy 22nd Birthda Lisa La You music dropout. Love, your friends, Forrest Ann, Jenny, Greg, Mark, Dear Lori: Remember last week you told me I was a daddy, well guess what! You’ve just become a Single Mother--else attend Morgue’s Meeting Monday March 18th. (I have an extra ticket)....Very Caring (smile). L.C. Lots of Mush. Vish. NORTH D Reunion: Thanks everyone for making this reunion successful, “OLD” North C and South B girls included. Has Mad Mike dried out?

quality service. Call

Close, fast, per pa e dbl. sp. Near Dra 1 copy provided. Ph. 885-1353.

guaranteed. theses, Delive service.

and P all

$l/pg. grammar/spelling quality work Personalized Downtown

Multiple originals of work reports. Data arranged. Fast, Diane, 576-1284.

IBM

Selectric:

Carbon correcitons; provided. symbol/italics reports, theses, service. 579-5513 Kitchener.

bond included; term

paper

Typing Processing dictation courier Minimum 9922. Profwsional Engineering deliver 0943.

only English spelling

75c/page degree, corrected.

Services $l/pg. from pickup/delivery deadline: Evening

!ntercity

Word disk storage, cassettes, free to your door. 5 days. 519-366-

service.

campus.

for

UW Wil Lynda

Mrs.

Experienced Typist living (MSA) 75C/pg. or $3.00 resumes. Fast & reliable Ann 884-0421. 25 years ;y;;$rge.

experience,

rates; area.

and 579.

Roses one

per area.

double Call

fast accurate keasonable near Sunnydale. Sngineering typing volume Call Joan

Call

(Selectric). discounts. 884-3937.

transcription service. Word Essays, Reports, Resumes. 9-9, Thursday 9-6. Ask rates. Patricia. 745.0366.

work reports, etc. Neat, grammar, rates, Electronic experience typing Lee, 8865444,

resumes, accurate, punctuation. typewriter, for students. afternoon

wil

or

Typsetting by pros! You’ve seen the rest, now try the best!lmprint does job typsetting using the same equipment and people this paper is typeset with. Massive discounts. Word processing. 28 typestyles. Diskette storage. Galley proofs. Give your dissertation or thesis the treatment it deserves. Call 8884048 for more details. Word Services Covering Professional theses, double 4347.

Processing. at letters,

Call

teyu-;,“l’

746-1078. Assignments,

Theses.

typing essays, etc. Fast, accurate spaced page. Call

term service. Accutype,

papers, $1 per 886-

SERVICES Mov!ug Enclosed Al. Ph. Wtil Alter at reasonable 5774.

Services Van 5796314 and

- student available repair rates.

for all Y all

with light

3/4 moving.

Red, Is Just

Violets are Blue, for you. Three

And this Stooges.

EL PORK0 - Where’s my ring? ABAFFFFF. Nadia (with the impossible last name): Call Walt (The snow shoveller) for a movie, cookies G milk 578-9418. I, Paul Robinson, would like to announce my engagement and future marriage to the lovely Miss MaryAnne McCallum. I would like to take this opportunity to extend this invitation to all my friends to cgme down for dinner and a Cognac at The Brittany on April 1st for my eylgagement Party. RSVP 884-5386. Annie, wish you were here. MMM. Taste that lobster. Love B.A. It’l be ‘Top o’ the momin’ to ya” after a special St. Paddy’s Day Tuck-in from Big Todd O’Teaser. Book now for vour steaming Irish Coffee and special ihsh bedtime story. Happy Birthday Moxy - Tackiness is not yet dead, although it may be ugly. So, why not be tacky. X0 Love Care Bear.

work. rates.

papers.

essays, letters, spelling,

are Lee,

TONY _ Happy Birth Hon! Don’t Worry, 25 isn’t that old. Love Sue. X0. Hey! West A Wasps and West B Bruisers 1981-82! We knew how to party then, so let’s party again! See you at Fed Hall, Saturday, March 23, At 8:00 p.m.

on Campus minimum for service. Call 75C

Science, accurate

WP Medical processing. Letters Daily for student Typhg, business correct Reasonable 7 years Phone evening.

students. pickup Hull,

Westmount

Experienced typist, IBM Selectric. Lakeshore Vilage, 885-l 863. Math, Fast, Reasonable T Sunnydale

A.Y.

sp.) Typist on campus Call Karen,

Floppy your

Typist syrnbob, to

(dble. lives

excellent

Pocket computer PC-121 1 program. mable in BASIC with cassette interface, all manuals, canyin case and batteries. $100 or best offer. i&4 -6197 Plenty of Blurt and UB40 shirts stil available. Sues M, L, Xl, $8.00 ea. Phone 886-9852 evenings, ask for Ian. Gerbils provide

Quality resumes, Storage. accurate

Typing holds (MSA) 746-3137.

male home for panelled, Fridge, Private walk to Lester St.

non-smoking roommate share partialy furnished, apartment conveniently across from parkdale plaza May 1, 1985. $185.00 inclusive. Phone 746-3480. wanted

Do you have a lease for your place? Please bring it to the Legal Resource Office at CC 150 A. We are currentlytryig to accumulate information on rents in the K-W area and we would like to take a look at your lease. Our lease bank can only grow with your help. ’ Holistic Therapy treatments combines reflexology, shiatsu, touch for health, iridology & nutrition. Please call P. Henderson for an appoi.ntment. 888. 6253. Close, fast Word Processing! dependable. Near Seagram Stadium. $1 per double spaced page. COPY provided. may book ahead. Ph. 885s 1353. CS Tutor Available for Pascal, Basic and Fortran. Whether you need to pass or j&tiat extra edge. V 2, Steve, 884.

LOST: a Hewlett-Packard 15C calculator in Engineerin 1 on March 5th. Would the person vi% o found it (and tried to return it once already) please call 746. 4189. I can’t afford to replace it!! Askfor Mike.

Corn us&be Word processing. Why Wor B Processing? Advantages of a word processor include perfect final copy, document storage options, computer spelling check, second draft options, right justified margins, multiple originals. Why Compuscribe word proce&ing? Our laser printer wil give the best quality available for your work reports, resumes, papers, etc. Laser printing: Double spaced page.$1; Resumes (per page) $5, copies 20C. Ph. 746-l 119 for efficient reliable service.

summer. to campus.

to

Fiie large bedrooms Furnished. Parking, Nice summer house. Call John, 7464027. Townhouse Furnished location. month

for close 7464201.

Type set-up, excellent fast, accurate, efficient and deliveries arranged. resumes, 744-2638.

Word Processing! dependable. $1 Seagram Stadium. May book ahead

Typing. Ribbon; good Proofreading available; essays. evenings.

May Plaza. just

Apt min util.

female to

5

Professional typing for Students. Technical typing welcomed. Wil correct spelling & grammar. $1. page dbl. sp., $1.50 technical. Call 886-4347. Resumes. printing, Pickup ACTION

apt.Waterloo Towers ‘85. Option to take min walk to both for 1 - 3 people. laundry, parking 14.

plus

One wanted bedroom located available month

Gardens. after

TYPING 2 a

5 Room (neg), 888-70

summer

bdrm ‘85.20

at the 746-3831

Wanted to b”l;: Back pack $h internal frame and lig twelght sleeping bag for trip to Europe. Call 578-1202. Entertainers needed for Thurs. afternoon talent showcases in the Bombshelter. Amateur Performers, here’s a great way to get some exposure playing to real audiences! For more info, call Dave at 745-6946 (leave a message) or call CAB ext. 6329. Distributors wanted throughout Canada. 0 rate from your home. Leads supp r led, training provided. Projected profit $40,000 in first year. Write Galaxy Crystal & China Inc., 11 Latonia Drive, Rexdale, Ont. M9W 2Jl. call (416) 741-1758. Fall term car pool, from Toronto (central) to Waterloo daily. Share expenses (car not necessary). Phone Tom, 7458841, after 6. CONDO In Florida . Responsible 4th year students are looking for a condo in the Ft Lauderdale area to rent during last 2 weeks of April. Cpntact Brian 746. 4201. WANTED - a driver for Tuxedo Clad Messenger Service. Car supplied. Size 38 Preferred. Must have good drivin ;eccid. Personable & Neat a must. 57 8 -

a female townhouse, Philip St. Call

to ride

phone

Call

28 Call

for

Erb & University. UW. 3 spacious Laundr), facilities. after 6 pm rent.

wanted bike

$100 per month: bedroom townhouse, can not be missed. 0139.

mid lease. 886-

June 16 LSAT June 17 GMA’I in@mi3tion

roomate St. 5 min

lease.

March

I am a graduate student doing research in,the area of Voluntary Childlessness and Marital Satisfaction. interested couples who are wiling to share 20 minutes of their time should call Karen Cassidy, 576-9354. All information wil be strictlv confidential.

King & Columbia bdrms. Can fit up to 6 furnished, 2 baths, laundry minutes from UW. Close to Call 7464059 after 6 on

15 routes.

3

Erb

in both for

‘85 4 Fully

2 single rooms students in summer term. built-in desks. teakettle and entrance and either university. 884-3629.

prppcoula9ofor for

One available over universities. $367/mo facilities. Three Auaust $4zO/mo 746-3176.

to sublet min from 888.6026.

apt. Sublet over soon!

lease to

886-6197

& Board for female student in the with mature, quiet family, one mile from campus. Good large room upstairs with much, closet space & hey!, even a view. 743-9868 (around suppertime) info.

4 bdrm house Clean, comfortable $lOO/m6/rm.

Summer terms. One room available in large two bedroom apt. Fully furnished. Hazel St. near Parkdale Plaza. $ i 30/mo. 886-9187. Waterloo Towers, clean 1 bdrm apt to sublet. Partial y furnished (negotiable). Rent $360/mo., also negotiable. Call 885-2756. May to Aug ‘85 only. Unfurnished room in furnished townhouse, 649.8 Albert St., 5 min to Parkdale Plaza, 20 min to UW. $15O/mo including utilities. Call Karen 888-6647 or Bruce (416) 968-5524.

I

for Close call

Philip St. townhouse to sublet for the summer with an option to lease in ‘86. Partial y furnished, large 3 bdrm. unit with washer and dryer and cable TV. Rent is negotiable. Availabe May 1. Call 886. 2992, ask for Laura.

2 bath

rent in furnished house. rkinp, close, to both .mo. utilities Included) Call Ellen, 746-3138.

Philip St. Townhouse bedroom (suitable reasonable rent. Phone Sunny, Spacious 3 Amos. (15 min. walk April to Sept. Option $510/mo. utilities incl.

USINESS ABMINtSTRATION

available

3 or 4 bdrm townhouse, on. Albert Gardens, near 20 min. to UW 2 baths, $485/mo. Ph. 884-1384

Fitit month free - 2 - 3 bedroom apartment available April 29 - Sept. 1. Furnished including waterbed, washer/diyer, all utilities paid. 2 min. to Zehr’s. 7 min bike ride LO cam us. Parking, use of back yard. 746-343 !! .

.

Two bdrm. Apt. Waterloo Towers. universities, please more information.

Female Regina 884-7973.

3 bdrm townhouse, 1% baths, 5 fuly carpeted, parking, central to Mitel, Gandalf, etc. $580/mo. May ‘85. Call soon, 578-9945. bedroom, air conditioned. supermarket Call 884-9729

apt. (large Clean, fuly over lease. 2 Towers). Call

Sunnydale townhouse, May . Aug., air conditioned, furnished, equipped kitchen, 2 fridges, 3 single rooms to rent to males or females, roomate has car. Rent $118/mo, negotiable. First three callers have a room. 8864090.

Summer townhouse. people. facilities, all bus weekends.

‘851 Fully furnished two apt close to UW/WLU. laundry, available April 20. Rent Call 884.3379.

85,3 and

3

Philip St. Townhouse (2 need -one person to share Washer/dryer, May 1 -Aug.

Summer in Greenbriar 15 minute walk to bedrooms. 1 ‘h baths. Sauna. Call 746-4059 weekends. Negotiable

Room for female available from May to August in 3 student townhouse. Ideal oolside location, close by shopping p . . . acll t es (Parkdale), located on bus route, fuly furnished, 7 min. bike ride to UW, located at Albert & Bearinger, $d 30/mo. + utilities. Phone April or Arlene at 886. 4582. Townhouse avdilable for rent May to August. Any number of people up to 4. $11 O/ma. r person including utilities. Call 884-8 3” 61 or 884-9809.

4, St

Close: 256 min,. walk) witf? 2 others. 31. 746-3134.

31.

Dishwasher - large, fuly furnished, bdrm apt. suitable for 3 people, has dishwasher, airconditioning, 1% baths, carpet thoughout and laundry in bldg. Close to Conestwa Mall in Wloo., Sublet May. Aug. We wiliaccept any reasonable offer. 884-7564.

Two Brdrm apt avail. May 1. Fumished/unfurnishkd; appliances, laundry, and storage facilities. Lease available for Sept. Call 886-2871 before 1100 pm. Donmil s. Female non-smoker to share ful furnished 2 bdrm, apt with same. S3$0. Cheryl (884-7045) on weekends. Bruce on Weekdays.

Co-op Housing: Affordable townhouses proposed for Kitchener. 60 units . 2,3,4, some for disabled. Close to and shopping. For further call Ciuelph l-800-265-8368.

3 Bedroom Townhouse with room for $360/month plus utilities, 74 Churchil - 10 min bike ride to campus, shopping close bv, semi furnished. Call Nancy Angie 579-0244.

apartment 31 st. Sauna, facilities lib 6-3074

.2 bedroom apt (suitable for 3), furnished. Close to University, liquor stores & fast food Reasonable rent. 886-6528.

Four roqms for Washer, dryer, universities. $16 avail. May . Aug.

3 bedroom townhouse available for 4) May-Aug ‘85. Partial y plus dryer and pool. - close to Parkdale Plaza--20 walk, 5 minute bike ride. $100 per person. Phone soon! 886.

large 2 bdrm 3 or 4) to sublet. option to take UW. (Waterloo

to

for Floors.

available 1% bath, patio. close to everything. or 884-6078.

fre.e, 3 or 4 bdrm, townhouse for the summer term. 20 to UW. Close to Grocery stores, liquor stores, etc. May be or unfurnished. Rent only Nan or Mamie at 746-3382, 884. 52 28.

- Aug. for

tickets Row

Sunnydale bdrm,

May - Aug ‘85 - looking roomate to share a 2 bdrm with a pool . Columbia and Sutin at 884-7690.

semi-furnished 1 st . August and parkin to UW. Call

Toronto luxury 2 bdrm apt, room Central air, dishwasher, washer/dryer, ful baths, pool, sauna, weightroom, Across from Victoria subway stop. May-Sept. $875/mo. incl. util. evenings, 1416.6994346.

- Aug ‘85 furnished, 4 to Campus. Cres. (near 888-6675.

May enough furnished, minutes 746-1219.

U2 9th p.m:

to Sublet; swimmin util) 14 s

Townhouse for rent May 1.. Aug Philip St., 26” colour TV, furnished, bdrm, 3 - 4 tenants, easy. Call 886-9045, ask for Pete.

One bedroom apt available mid April/85 - Sept. l/85, or option to take lease. furnished or Downtown location, unfurnished (choice). $300/mo includes heat, water and taxes. Ph. 578-5363.

31.

Clean townhouse. May . Aug. 4 Furnished kitchen $437/mo. 884-6974

Two bedroom available May washer/dyer available. Close 884-6269.

May to Aug. Fullv carpeted lautidly,darking, Rent negotiable. 7827.

We in a Rent Call

townhouse parking, (ap rox incl. #B f . 888-6684.

Room summer, located meals, much phone for more

Ottawa: appl., BNR, Aug.

for sublet Close to 746-3458.

bedroom furnished, $400/mo. St. W

3 bedroom Sunnydale townhouse May Aug ‘85, 60 seconds from Kwikie, Laundromat; 15 minute walk from Good condition, recently campus. painted, unfurnished. Option to take over lease in September. Rent $430, negotiable. Call 746-6348 anvtime.

Summer bedr?m

sublet for the of alternating including washer 746-3492

May Fully walk

for luxurious 4available MaySept bathrooms, dryer, 15 minutes from

Bachelor Apartment to sublet, Corner Westmount & Victoria. Access to #12, #8, G #ll buses. Cable & telephone included. Partial y furnished. 745-6368. Three bedroom townhouse to sublet. 15 min. from UW. 80 Churchil . %47/mo (neg). Call Karen 884-7019 or Stella/Cheryl 746-3083.

available May-Aug ‘85. 4 furnished, clear., 7 min. bike 370/month; negotiable; real Call 885-0169.

for Rent for winter 86). 20 minute Brookhaven $4OO/month.

rent

J-bedroom furnished sublet May-August. Located near Erb 7324 evenings.

4)

Has shop

to

Townhouse availble 1 to Aug 31, 1985. Beckers, etc. Call

1 bedroom apartment Furnishing Available. and Glasgow. Rent: includes utilities. Phone

Ideal Call

close

People needed to sublet from May-Aug. Located on st. 15 minute walk to campus. furnished, rent negotiable. Call or Paul 886-5015.

Three mostly pool, Columbia

One month in Sunnydale min walk laundromat, furnished $428. Call or Pat at

3

May-Aug partialy Zehrs, restaurants.

Working in Toronto this summer? have available one unfurnished room furnished 3 bedroom apartment. $213/month including utilities. Shirley 884-7155, Laura 579-0813.

Park pool,

to

30

from

2 or townhouse Churchil Partial y Norm

!$$$&le.

7464250.

Toronto: luxury condo at Victoria and Danforth. 2 bdrms, sauna, whirlpool, biliards, washer/dryer, dishwasher in apt. Fully carpeted. for 3 - 4 ople. All utilities included. (416) 6 $ 9-8920 after 600.

the

house furnished

walk

Large Apt. 31st/85. from Hull. 4 students.

Kelly.

to

May-Aug spacious campus. contact

apt.,

comfortable Great for to room 64 Avondale.

‘85:

lace. Three Q .OO per month townhouses.

student Fully Exceptionally Phone

Philip St. Townhouse summer ‘85. Possibility 5 bedrooms terms. and dryer. Call Suzanne

to sublet from May to min. from campus. $547.mo. + utilities. Call at 746-3083 or Karen at

to

-

3 people 10 min. walk

One month free, 3 or 4 bedroom townhose in Sunnydale for the Summer term. 20 min. walk to campus. Close to grocery stores, laundromat, liquor stores, etc. May be furnished or unfurnished. Rent onl $428. Call Nancy or Mamie at 756-33 i 2 or Pat at 884. 9628, evenings.

Room for summer rent in 3 student townhouse at Bearinger and Albert. Fully furnished, ideal poolside location, close by shopping facilities, (Parkdale), 7 min. bike ride to UW, on bus route, rent $130 + utilities. Phone April or Arlene, 8864582. Room in Sunnydale townhouse for summer. Share all facilities with 2 irls and one guy. Call 884-9473. $107 P mo. Apt to st~!r clean, downtown only. MayAug.

large

term North.

House,

May-Aug. house. 884-0959.

Sunnydale wanted . $10 One of cleaner at 8844928.

in

s??“like summer. 8864304.

in

say

Female non-smoker 2 bedroom apt. student. May-/aug. Place. 5 min. Laundry includes u&ties. (SusaA or Colette).

~l%~!$!~o 7044

rent

in

Rooms Summer Regina accommodation. ext. 2288

AVAItim

wanted 2 rooms at 71 Blucher, summer semester. Dave 7434699.

to Sublet: for 4 person campus. Call

to share 1 1 . Aug 31. utilities incl ‘Married Studeii Phone: 8844890.

Rooms for Rent in large house, summer ‘85. Partly furnished. Quiet nei hborhood. Utilities included. Dishwasher. Large backyard with ‘patio. Close to shoppinq center. 5 minute bike ride to eithe;;niv&sity. Rent negotiable. Call now, 886-8986. “Keep Cool” this summer in a 2 bedroom basement apartment on Hazel St. - fuly furnished, laundry facilities, free parking space . close to Parkdale Plaza 20 minute walk to campus . available May 1 - Aug 31, call 884-8150. OTTAWA house, 3 bedrooms for 4 or 5 people, $750 per month from April 30 to September 1. Washer & Dtyer, large zs;grn, large kitchen. Call

_ for 8847

Downtown Bus Route.

- 1 or 2 Bedroom (ie 5-10 min walk) 85 - April 86 Lisa

HCXISING

Laige Washer, fireplace, spacious negotiable. 1 block 2753.

apartment

Engineers Studying May-Aug. reasonable sane civil student is for 1 -B civil roommates to share or townhouse for summer term. 1-B Engineers also acceptable. Ken (Dark Blue Class Rep) at 885or leave message.

3 or 4 bedroom house/townhouse/apt. 15 min. walk from campus, Fall/Winter ‘85/86 call James: 5597 or Scott 884-6785.

Sunny, May-Aug. campus negotiable.

bedroom

t or

May Phone

Civil

Summer room Rent

one

wanted May

Attention Co-op Students: for rent; May 1 st-aug Downtown Ottawa, 5 minutes $805/month . ideal for Phone l-61 3.2308086.

Fz of

2 bedroom apartment flat available May 1 st. $350 for two, $300 for one. Close to UW, Seagram’s, Waterloo Town Square, Westmount Place. Call GE. Clarke at 7466424 or ext. 2332.

out? We want For a 3 or 4 to UW. Required contact Shirley.

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Direktive 17, a band which has kicked around the club circuit for a couple of years, took over from there and quickly made amends for the op’ening band. Of everything that Sample and Hold doesn’t have as a live band, Diiektive 17 has plenty to spare. Their lead singer, who doubled on trumpet, showed what a difference a good front man can make. Looking like a prototypical, science-fit tion addict , he schizophrenically darted all over the stage making convulsive gestures with manic energy. He is also a gifted, intense sing&- who literally spits into the microphone, making a nice contrast to the impassive vocalizing of Sample and Hold. Direktive 17’s music seems to be strongly influenced by the post-punk sound typified by the early days of The Cure. Guitar, bass, and drums combine in a heavy, surging rhythm, letting the voice carry the melody. The musicianship, especially on the part of the guitarist, was nearly flawless and performed with a deep conviction. Direktive 17 has an impressive array of original tunes, all danceable and meaningful. “Jericho”, the song which did it for them on the Talent Search, is currently available as an independent single and, if there is any justice at all in the music industry, will become a hit. The band obviously felt at home on stage but in spite of their dynamic show, the audience had inexplicably petered out considerably by the middle of their act. They showed that they have a great, sardonic sense of humour, telling jokes like, “Did you hear that Liz Taylor is engaged again? To a guy with money. Can you believe it?” But it went unappreciated. Maybe it’s just that no one likes to have to think on a Saturday night. One hopes that Fed Hall will continue to book talented, indie bands like Breeding Ground, L’etranger, and Direktive 17 instead of concentrating on already well-established bands like Blue Peter or cover bands. These bands have proven that there is a demand for good, cheap entertainment and we should continue to support these artists trying to . make names for themselves.

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There were some exciting first-round playoff games last Sunday, March 10; a few upsets, a double over-time game, some furious lastminute scrambling, frustrated, exhausted players, and winners wiping their foreheads in relief. What more could you ask for? Congratulations to the teams that won, better luck next time to the teams that lost. The finals start on Sunday, March 17 and continue on Tuesday, March 19. Sammy (at press time) did not know who won the semi-final games, so no predictions guys! Atomech Power took two overtime periods to finally overcome the feisty Killer Tomatoes 4942. They advance to the semi-final against On Probation. In another tough #game,The Misfits edged Disciples of Dunk _ 38-36 to advance to the semi-final against the Dues. A major upset took place in the Bl flight as the GeoKnobs overturned first ranked Flvin’ Eves 33-29. Sammv was amazed at the incredible offensive show displ&d by these two i60-plus teams. Dr. Jeds ran by the N6 Fiends (Wim’s team) 50-35, the Basketcases overpowered the Blond Bombers 42-30, and the Kin Krushers upset highlyranked Jam Session 34-28. Sammy had to ref a game between two teams that could play in A league. They were huge ! In the end, the high-Flyin’ Horse Puckies outshot the Mixers 44-40 in a B2 game. Dominos Dunks destroyed Env. Studies, 47-21. In the other B2 game, the Shooting Seamen narrowly defeated the Celtics 40-39. Joanne Flack inspired the Civillians as they edged the EightySixers 35-32 in the B3 fliaht. The Pheasants, vet again, could not make it out of the first round agthey lost to Wreckin C;kw 35-29. The Astronauts defeated the Off Camous Wizards 41-35, and the 85ers overpowered the Aliens 23-l 9. ’ The Killer Squid munched the Balgrips 39-6, Scoliosis performed suraerv on Gullivers Lakers 36-27, and Walkina Wounded outran the We> C-Men 4530 in B4 flight games. As expected, the top seeds in C league advanced to the semi-finals as Buckyland whipped SJC Boggies 35-l 8, C.S.A. outshot the Horses 29-21, the Skoal Bandits chewed on a lot of tobacco enroute to a 45-13 drubbing of OMM-7 1, and Hawaii West S-O had a tough go of it defeating the Thunder Chickens 30-25.

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There were no upsets in the first round of playoffs as the higher seeded team in each match won their game. The first games of the night saw Mern Lott shoot in 22 points for NCAA as they defeated Mathshots 46-22 ‘and Wild West 2 defeated Leftovers 32-l 2. With a 14 point contribution from Lisa Hutchinson, top seeded Reccers of B league dominated Killshots, winning 32-l 6. Misfits held out to win over Scramble Squad 32-22 with only4 players. Rachel Olds dumped in 13 points for the winners. There was a close game between Brats and Co. and NDC. Kathleen Clear-y of Brats and Co. scored twelve points to help the team to win, final score 24-19. Finals will be played on Sunday, March 17th in the main gym. League B championships will be played at 4 pm and A league will be played at 5:15 pm.

Men’s Volleyball Tournament This past Sunday, 16 spiking teams competed against one another in the Men’s Volleybali Tournament. In flight A division, Six Pack 2 beat Deliverance in the first game by an incredible score of 15-3; in the second game, Deliverance came back, but not quick enough, with a score of 1511 for Six Pack 2. In B flight Division Doug’s Diggers dug their way to victory against Conrad Grebel A with scores of 1511 and 15-l 3. In C flight Division, Kin/Eng squeezed into victory light against the Jeds with close scores of 1513, 15-l 7 and 15-l 1. In D flight Division the Leaping Lizards made an incredible, smashing victory against the Frosh Busters 1 with scores of 155 and 155. A special thanks to all teams for making the tournament a successful one.

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aterloo’s trabk and field season finally finished last weekend as nine athletes, the school’s largest CIAU contingent ever, represented at the CIAU Champions in Windsor. Both men’s and women’s teams finished tenth of the twenty-six schools represented at‘ the meet; in both cases, the only teams ahead of Waterloo in the scoring were from institutions with major indoor facilities or B.C. weather, a tribute to the determination and effort of

our athletes and the work of the wholly part-time coaching staff. Leading the way was

jump in 5.95 metres, both CIAU records. Sylvia returned to UW this winter after her graduation in 1980 deprived her of the opportunity to compete in the first CIAUs in indoor track in 1981, and she has certainly made up for that loss. The other Waterloo

medallist was Harvey itro who took the silver medal in the 1500 in a school record 3:49.77 and came fourth in the 1000 in 2:26.75, capping a ucker 5000

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The men’s 4x800 team of Chris Lane, Joe Reischer, Tim Collins, and Kevin Shields took 9th place in 7:57.0, and followed with another display of endurance by surviving the awards banquet and the ensuing parties, even finding tim aid an impaired teddy ’ gravely in need- of- _ euidar Q- ----we. As a result oIf their efforts the bear was b saved from repeating ir idiscretions that have become- a- part of Waterloo CIAU traditio track and field.


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