Poorly l-it paths by Marie Sedivy Imprint staff
Statistics on assaults reported Campus Security in 1984, and 1986 were released to the committee. While none of the reported oncampus incidents involved sexual intercourse or injury requiring hospitalization, Wendy Rinella, Women’s Commissioner with the Federation of Students, points out that repdrting of incidents is very loti. Statistics of the National Advisory Council on the Status of Women (NAC) indicate that one in four women has experienced some form of sexual harassment, and one in five women in Canada is’ sexually assaulted. The committee has identified three important areas that must be addressed in or;der to improve safety on campus: modifidation to
A committee studying sexual assault on the University of Wtiterloo campus has identified the poorly lit and isolated Minota Hagey path as a major problem area. The committee was established last December by the Federation of Students in response to students‘ anxiety concerning safety. The lack of proper lighting on several campus pathways was of particular concern. The committee‘s mandate was to gather data on the types of sexual assaults, number of incidents, and campus locations where they occurred and to make recommendations on’campus security. .
of the campus, reporting and survey is also “suggested.1 awareness, and emergency comRinella emphasizes reporting munication. of incidents in order to increase In its fi,rst annual report, the awareness of the problem.“Half committee recommends‘ that the battle is getting people to re-i geography, urban planning and ’ port assaults,” she says. engineering departments collabIn order to allow immediate reorate in improving campus laypotiing of assaults, an emerout. An extensive lighting gency network of intercoms
Better entertainment the result of fee hike by Sum Hiyate Imprint Staff of entertqin. ..-.- _- A “wider vari#y m&t” f&‘“Uw studexts v&l be the first result of the recent $3.50 per student increase in Fed fees, says vice-president (operations and finance) Andrew Abouchar. “We hope to provide quality entertainment. For example, Ted (Carlton, Fed president) and I have established a policy to get at least one big band per term,” he said. This term’s big band is China Crisis (performing May 19).
“Also, we’d like to get some high profile speakers. We would like people like General Westmoreland (commander of American forces in Vietnam) debating with Sidney Schomberg (of The Killiqg Fields fame) .I’ According to Abouchar, Fed Hall is reaching the turnaround
stage. This is mainly due to the tight reins of spending held by Carol Goulette (the former Fed I v-p). Sales last year wepe better *than expected, with Fed Hall b&q&q an ap roxitiatL revenue of $1.1 mil Kion. Abouchar also wants “alternative, non-Fed Hall” musib like high-quality jazz, and rhythm & blues on campus. These “unThe Waterloo Christian Fellowship group set up an oldknown” acts would play the Bomshelter, free of charge. He fashioned lemonade stand (5C a glass) on campus this week to wants different acts, like Guitar help promote their organization Jim Avon [blues guitar with a bit photo lay Oliver Oey of harmonica), who performed May 14, Although plans have been made to change other areas oft he Feds budget, it was too early for them to be revealed. Abouchar - UW’s Ring Road will be closed May 17 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. to mentioned, however, the expanallow cyclists to participate in the Ring Road Ciassic bit cle race. sion of the Volunteer Placement The annual race, organized by the-Engineering Society, & gins its Service. This service was trials at 8 a.m, Sunday. The event, open to a11 members of the public, started last term to place stuoffers races for cyclists of all levels. dents with little work-expeKitchener Transit buses will be turning at Ph[llip Street foi the rience in volunteer positions. duration of the event.
by Marie Sedivy Imprint staff “Is it hard to join Imprint?” “Do you . have to work for Imprint to write for .V‘Xi.., .j:.:....:. L._. .:<
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them?” Questions such as these reveal the severe lack of knowledge about the university’s student newspaper. First and foremost, Imprint is a- student newspaper, written for students
Imprint ad manager Ted Griesbach hard at work’ photo by Made wm
copy. A handful of students might be running around proofreading ar$cles, or designing and laying out pages. Once that’s done, there are headlines and corrections to be pasted u . The graphic design o P a newspaper is one of its most important features, because it conveys the all-important first impression to the reader. At Imprint, there is a constant need for photographers, cartoonists, graphic artists, lay-out artists, and other artistically inclined types. One of the less apparent aspects to er is the busrunning a student newspa two-t fl irds of Iminess. side. About Print’s revenue is generated through advertising. This ye uires one full-time ad manager and the % elp of students to
by students. According to the riewspaper’s policies and procedures, “Imprint is democratically run by students and dedicated to serving students. The staff of the paper, accountable’ to student opinion, determines the policy of the , paper.” Except for four full-time staff, the paper is put together by volunteers. Anybody can volunteer for the paper. Staff members range from engineers to arts students, from first year students to graduate students from people who wander into the office uncertainly to veterans of several years. In fact, the more variety amoni staff the better, for each person brings unique ideas atid interests to the paper. And no experience is necessary.
Fiw people know what putting together a newspaper really involves. Artitles and photos are most apparent, but that is merely the tip of the iceberg. On a t pica1 Wednesday at Imprint, a casual oIi server might see somebody sitting at a typesetting’ machine spewing out
across campus is being reoommended. A similar system already exists at Hamilton’s MbMaster University. It has been found useful for all types of incidents, and is being continued despite instances of vandalism. The dommittee also urges the creation of a volunteer support network to help assault victims. At present, Counselling Services and Health and Safety have resources to deal with assault victims, but according to Rinella, ‘“There’s limited use. Nobody knows they’re. there.” By the beginning of- June, copies of the committee’s report will be available from the Women’s Commissioner, the Women’s Centre, Health and Safety, Counselling Services, Campus Security and the Turnkey desk. While the number of copies is limited, Rinella says “nobody would object to people photoco ying it.” In ad B ition to its repgrt, the committee has designed a brochure outlining safety precautions. Rinella admits safety precautions serve to keep victjms rather than criminals off the streets, but she points out that the brochure contains helpful tips ‘in case assault does occur. “Many people just freeze when somethilig like that happens. This shows them what they can do.” Emergency telephone numbers for victims and witnesses of assaults are also listed. The brochure will ‘be available in the fall term and will be included in frosh kits. To further increase awareness of sexual harassment and assault, a sexual harassment awareness week .is being organized by the Women’s Commissioner, The Women’s Centre, Women’s Studies, and WPIRG. Displays in the Campus Centre, speakers, and discussions are scheduled throughout the fi’rst week of June.
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connected with that department. Billing advertisers, invoicing, filing, and bookkeeping are also necessary to make things run smoothly; help is always welcome in the business office. Then there are those who actually .
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‘Free coffee and donuts:join Longer, more analytical and versity< president about compuin-depth feature articles are ester fees to digging up some sential to a well-balanced stuk not-so-nice facts about some dent newspaper: university not-so-nice organizations. publications are ideal for more Articles on all aspects of the intellectual, thought-provoking entertainment scene are welof issues. These stocome (the greater the variety of treatment ries can deal with political events covered+ the more interevents, social issues or human esting the section will be). interest pieces. There’s room for sports events Imprint tries to publish all arto be covered. Usually, the “big” ticles, photographs, graphics, sports receive more coverage, and comments that are submitbut if a staff member is interthe paper has a ested in covering a more obscure + ted. However, policy against racist and sexist sport, that too adds variety. copy. Moreover, the editor may refuse to publish libelous articles (after all, nobody wants to get sued,)
want to write (yes, that is the more glamorous job; people get their names in the paper that way.] Even here, there is an immense variety of articles to be written; a topic of interest can be found for all types of volunteers. For those interested in news, there’s always something worth digging up on campus. News articles range from simply covering an event and reporting what occurred to interviewing the uni-
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Imprint Arts-type Pete Lawson doing what peoble aff ice: eating pizza. Come early -#or:bst selection n-. ..*
Volunteering for Imprint does not require hours and hours. Any little bit helps. A valid contribu tion can be taking a few pictures of some event or proofreading an article or pasting up a few headlines. Admittedly, there are some friendless “veterans” who can’t find .anything else to do and eat, sleep and breathe Imprint. But those are relatively rare. Most people pop in only occasionally. In fact, now contributing staff doesn’t even have to hang around. With the e-mail system, writers can just send in their articles. However, those thinking of joining Imprint should be warned: Imprint tends to be addictive. Another myth to be dispelled is that the minute somebody enters the Imprint office, he or she has to start worlcing on Imprint related matera. The tables can be used for studying or reading various newspapers. Imprint is got all work and no’
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play. The off-ice serves as a great social club..There are heated de4@43@, frmlparties, free coffee, pizza on production nights, and doughnuts at staff meetings. In the past, there have been opportunities to beat the Federation of Students at Trivial Pursuit or to get creamed by the Athena basketball team. This term, staff members are putting together a softball team. By the way, it is not difficult to join Imprint. All students (grad or undergrad, full-time or parttime) who have paid their $3.00 Imprint fee are already members of this non-profit organization and can earn voting Eights by contributing material and attending staff meetings. As has already been pointed out, Imprint is democratically run by students. There are weekly staff meetings (Fridays at noon) where concerns, sugges tions, and constructive criticism can be discussed. All students have speaking rights. Students who have contributed to four issues and attended four of the last eight staff meetings have voting rights. While this requirement guards against people voting on an issue they know Iittle about, even newcomers have a right to voice their opinions.
Because some aspects of running a student newspaper require continuity and a large time commitment, Imprint has four full-time, paid employees: the editor, the business manager, the production manager, and the advertising manager. These are elected by student staff, and they do not have voting rights. Maxiy students have some criticism of Imprint, and this is normal for a student newspaper at any university. However, the best way to ensure that the paper improves is to give suggestions, either to the editor, individual staff members, or at staff meetings. One thing critics should keep in mind is that a handful of people can only do so much. The paper needs improvement in its visual appeal, but there is a definite lack of talented artists banging at Imprint’s doors (and yet, think of all the wonderful exposure an artist just starting out could get]* What is really needed in order to improve the paper is more input from the majority of students, One last point - Imprint staff and editors are not omniscient; if anything newsworthy is happening on campus, it helps to give the paper a call.
Co-op students win big Thirty-four University of Waterloo co-operative students (students who alternate between campus and work-term jobs every four months) have won $100 awards for reports on their work-term expe-. riences. Each report deals with some aspect of the work -jabs relate to students’ study programs. Work-term reports are an important part of the co-op experience at UW and are intended to help develop students’ communication and organizational skills. UW is the world’s second largest co-op university with ~,OOO students on the system. Prizes are donated by individuals, foundations and conipanies; many .”of the latter are employers of co-op .r students, *. ,
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.OFS’calls for greater equality on Ontario Premier’s Council by Sam Hiyate Imprint staff
The Ontario Federation of Students is calling for greater representation by students and women on the provincial Premier’s Council. The move comes in respopse to an announcement last month that all members of a new evaluation panel would, be men. The first evaluation panel, announced April 3 by the ministry of industry, trade and technology, is made up of 13 men and no women. According to an OFS news release, this omission does not reflect the governmefit’s stated policy on affirmative action. Also, the OFS feels the lack of
student representation on the Premier’s Council shows little commitment to the government’s principle of student participation in the decision-making role in the university system. Premier David Peterson has yet to respond to the OFS open letter calling for improvements in this situation, OFS communications’ director
Tim Stutt ssJd the open letter is aimed at letting the government know how the organization, which represents some 200,000 Ontario students, stands on this issue. “We wanted to make the premier’s office aware. Our basic hope is that (such inadequate representation) will not be repeated.”
Thieves struck again on the Waterloo campus May 4, stealing a motorcycle from the PAC parking lot. The motorcycle, a red and white Yamaha, was stolen between 4:30 and 6:30 p.m. UW’s security department said the theft was likely committed by more than one person using a truck or van; the bike and its steering system were locked, making it unlikely it was pushed or driven off campus. Anyone who may have Seen the theft or has information about the theft should contact campus security. The department is reminding cyclists to lock their bikes (both the motor and the pedal varieties) at all times to deter would-be thieves.
Jr. naturalist’ program in 9tttyear on campus
.6 Waterloo students receiveNSERC awards Six University of Waterloo students have been awarded 1967 Science and Engineering scholarships to undertake graduate studies. The awards are announced by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), Ottawa; a total of 55 were made across Canada. The 1967 scholarships were inaugurated to mark Canada’s centennial, They provide $17,500 per year, plus travel allowance, toward graduate studies and research leading to a doctorate in Canada or abroad, usually a period of four years. Twin brothers Roger and Rodney Chin, both physics students, were among the recipients. Roger will do his graduate work on optics at the University of British Columbia; Rodney will study non-linear optics at the University of California, Berkeley. Besides their academic’ achievements, both brothers have many outside interests; Roger enjoys downhill skiing and recently received his licence as a glider pilot. Rodney plays the trumpet and French.~ horn, and likes cross country skiing and swimming. Two female students received the award: Kim J. A. Beirnes, Holland Centre, Ont., is interested in polymer chemistry; she will be doing her PhD at McMaster University, on chemical process control. Caralyn P. Bennett, Sudbury, geological engineering, has not decided which university she will attend. Other award winners are: Richard T. Goodwin, Scarborough, electrical engineering, who will be doing his PhD on artificial intelligence at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.), and W. David Vinke, Glencoe, systems control engineering student, who will go to University of California, Berkeley, for doctoral studies. Awards go to students who have obtained first class academic records throughout their undergraduate years and who have also shown leadership potential, the ability to communicate, and who possess considerable general knowledge and interests. UW received 13 per cent of the total awards across Canada, tying with the University of TOronto..
by Elieabeth Otto Imprint staff /
pate in a number of projects depicting how science has changed over time. Topics under consideration include studying time, transportation, navigation, the weather, as well as the evolution of plants. Emphasis is placed on study through practical participation such as various projects and experiments. An opportunity is provided for children to have fun while actively learning. The camp runs Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Registrations should be made now, as positions are filling quickly. Costs run from $60 per four-day iweek to $70 for each full week. Any enquiries regarding registrations may-be directed to Jennifer or Martha at extension 3958.
Registrations are being taken now for the Junior Naturalist Program at the University of Waterloo. ,The program, now in its ninth consecutive year, is run by the university’s Biology Earth Sciences Museum, It will run from June.29 until August 28. This year, two first-year science co-op students, Martha Edgar ahd Jennifer Hance, are in charge of the progrtim, along with two other staff members. The program is aimed at children ranging‘in the ages 7 to 12, and is designed to acquaint each child-with science on a first-hand basis. This sunimer’s theme for this summer science camp is “Then and Now”.‘Children will be encouraged to partici-
The Bombshelter switches into its summer schedule beginning next week. The Campus Centre pub will be closed.Mondays and Tuesdays but will re-open Wednesdaysfrom 7p.m. to 1 a.m. Thursday and Friday, the doors are open from noon till a.m. and on Saturday from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Wednesdays are Rock ‘n’ Roll nights. Thursdays feature free video movies -at 4:30 p.m. Noon barbeques are scheduled for Fridays, weather permitting. -
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Incidental fee ban a poor solution ._ -
The recent provincial government ban on auxiliary fees and resulting loss of services makes me wonder if the Federation of Students should be pleased or upset. In some respects, the students come out ahead. With auxiliary f&es banned, increases in tuition are limited to amounts allowed by the provincial government - usually reasonable amounts, The university can no longer increase tuition at will. No auxiliary fees means no more token computer accounts offered in lieu of the computer fee. Instead, students wanting computer accounts can purchase them at the cashier’s office. The student determines the amount of mpney put into the account and tiny money not used by the ‘end of term is lost. However, at least you know how your money is used. No more tuition disguised as computer fees. A problem with the computer fee and other auxiliary fees was the threat of excessive uncontrolled increases by the university. Whenever the university wanted fee increases in excess Of those allowed by the government it could increase auxiliary fees. The whole question of university accessibility then comes into play. However, auxiliary fees were the result of underfunding. Few UW students cannot afford or mind paying these fees. It was the threatof constant increases, the underhanded manner in which the fees were instigated and the uncertainty surrounding their use that made students wary. Despite the questionability of auxiliary fees, banning them was a poor decision and fighting for such a ban self-defeating. Rather than cut out excess fat in the administration the university will make students’bear the burden of the cutbacks. I’m sure we will not see the administration suffer from the reduced budget. The Federation of Students put a lot of effort into fighting for a ban of auxiliary fees with the result being more cutbacks for students, Instead, the Feds should have demanded regulation of these fees. After all, the fees arose from a need for money. The amounts in question were not excessive. Regulation would have been the perfect solution. As for accessibility, I doubt the fees are so high as tqlimit.accessibility. Also, OSAP loans are based on actual fees. If auxiliary fees were recognized as allowable, financial assistance would likely be increased and there would be no problem with accessibility., The Feds need to be careful in the upcoming fight over co-op fees lest they make the same mistake. Co-op services are necessary. If these fees are banned the students would lose again. Banning is never the solution - regulation and accountability are. Janice
Improved judicial. system .would .kill -death penalty
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NDP k 37 per cent, Liberals - 36 per cent, Tories - 25 per cent. Scaaaary stuff, kids. Not even-Count Floyd can get any scarier than the latest o inion poll showing the federal New Democrats sitting bn top o’ tR e decided voter hea . The-r&d is boggled at the thought o P such numbers actually being transformed in Jo for-real votes; Imagine Canada with ‘an NDP skipper at the helm; it’s a nightmare, the kind that causes you to wake up screaming to find yourself bathed in sweat. Just imagine an NDP government trying to meet all those promises made over the years, the kind of promises made by a party certain’ofthird-place election finishes - I can clearly see an already bloated national deficit increasing exponential1 . And what wouldthe neighbours thin E , what with having pinkos [one small step away from being like those nasty Ruskies) right on their doorstep? What would become of our alliances? Would we, in our didgrace, be kicked out of NATO and be forced to align with a bunch of Marxist-led banana republics? Now, I know I’m being a little hard on poor ole Ed Broadbent, this being his moment of glory and all, but I can afford to poke fun at the NDP because the poll is merely an indication Of dissatisfaction with the two other-parties; when it comes time to go to the polls, Canadians will get serious and deflate some of those swollen NDP head?. Hopefully, public opinion will return to normal very soon - when it comes to scary, I’d rather stick with The 3D.House of StewarI desses. Steve Kannon
Much of the current hue and cry over the @odsible reinstatement of capital punishment in Canada is the result of inade-‘ quate judicial and penal systems in this country. Some people argue in favour of capital punishment on the grounds that it acts as a deterrent to future violent crime, while others support it based on some concept of revenge. But it is likely the majority of those who support reinstatement do so because they perceive that form of, punishment as an absolute, a sentence which cannot be appealed, reversed or lightened once it is carried out. , There is a general feeling that many criminals avoid punishment for their crimes due to loopholes or technical flaws in the criminalcode. Even when jail sentences are handed out, the sentences are often seen as to0 light, -especially when the prospect of mandatory early release or parole is all too likely. T.he judicial system seems more concerned with the rights of criminals than with the rights of victims (sit in on a rape case and you’ll see the victim grilled more thoroughly than the accus’ed). Perhaps the biggest factors in this line of reasoning in favor of
capital punishment are thedhorror stories about violentoffenders being released after serving only a fraction of their sentences. These cases are even more’ horrifying when the criminal promptly commits anot her violent crime. When this happens, people can reasonably argue that if the criminal had been put to death after the first crime, the second crime could not have been carried out. [This brings up the question, of whose life is more important, a convicted murder’s or an innocent victim of the murder’s *second crime.) Also of concern are the cost and problems resulting from the use of penitentiaries. Many jails, especially maximum security ones, are over-crowded and very costly to maintain. Many people question the need for spending money on keeping a violent offender behind bars when the capital punishment option is available. Included in such concerns are the apparent ‘*luxuries“ (such as colour televisions, VCRs and exercise rooms) found at most prisons. Some prisons ‘even have prisoner unions which negotiate with correctional bffic’ials for better services and conditions. While prisons need not be inhumane, there should be some re-
cognition of the. fact that the * inmates have, by . committing crimes, forfeited the right to demand much of anything from societ&. Rison guards also argue that a concentration of violent offenders : serving _lbng terms behind bars is a potential time bomb. Such prisoners sometimes get desrjerate and attempt to breakout or riot, situations which threaten the lives of prison workers. Those opposed to! capital punishment ofteh argue the point on moral grounds, saying such punishment and murder are equally wrong. While such arguments make moral sense, public opinion polls still indicate strong support for reinstatement. Because of the many deficiencies in existing legislation, capital punishment will continue to hold support because of its permanency. Those in opposition to reinstatement will continue to fight an uphill battle aslong as these inadequacies exist in the system. Working for quick and significant improvements in how things are done in the court rooms and penitentiaries in this country is probably the best strategy for assuring capital punishkent is not called for. Steve Kannon
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l/VP/RG: how to get involved Are you worried about the indiscriminate dumping of toxic waste, the silent destruction of our lakes and forests by acid rain, or the disproportionate distribution of the world’s resources? Have you often thought about doing something about it but couldn’t find a way to get involved? For more than 14 years the Waterloo,Pub!ic Interest Research Group (WPIRG) has provided tin outlet for like-minded UW students enabling them to work on a variety of, environmental and social justice issues. Through a unique blend of research, education, and action, students have increased their own skills, become more aware of the inter-relationship between different issues, and taken constructive action to address social injustices. WPIRG is located in Room 123 of the General Service Complex. The salaries of one full-time and two parttime staff, along with programming expenses, are derived from a $3 per student per term fee, refundable during the first three weeks of the term. Financial and organizational direction are provided by a sevenmember, student board of directorsappointed for the summer term. The key ingredients of WPIRG are the resource centre, reseatch, atid education/action. b
WPIRG maintains files, periodical& and books on issues ranging from acid rain to third world development. Books and catalogued periodicals can be borrowed for two week periods. Files can be used in the office and photocopied ($0.05 per copy]. WPIRG’s research focusses on providing comprehensible information to the public on issues of concern. Acid Rain: the Silent Crisis, Chemical Nightmare: the Unnecessary Legacy of Toxic Waste, The Social Impacts of Computerization, and the K-W Tenants Guide are just a few of the publications compiled by WPIRG ‘in conjunction with student volunteers. Current research projects include a publication on Waste Management Master Plans and an update of the Tenant’s Guide. We need volunteers to continue research on waste reduction, reuse, and recycling. Interested persons should contact Cameron Wright at WPIRG. WPIRG will also coordinate a work-group throughout the summer which will organize educational events on social justice and environmental issues chosen by work-group participants. Interested persons should contact Bev Nuttall at WPIRG as soon as possible. If you have little free time but still want to be involved contact our office and we will try to arrange something with veu, possibly in the resource centre or on receptyon. ”
DEBUNKJNG:fringe I medicine by Robert Day Inipriat staff A short while ago, there came into my hands a copy of an article from the Ott 12, 1985 K-W Record. The article concerns one Lise Colley, a nutritional consultant who supplements her income by diagnosing allergies using what she admits is an “unconventional” technique. Since any paraphrasing on my part could not possibly do justice. to fhe description of the test, I hereby quote directly’ from the article in question. “During the relatively simple exercise, the person holds a bottle. containing the substance to be tested. I L in one hand whife extending the other arm straight out from their shouJcJer. CoJJey then tests the strength in the extended arm by pushing down on the extended wrist with her right hand.. . if the person is allergic to the substance.. . , the arm will Jose strength +. . in cornprison to the resistance offered when not bolting any substance.” If you, dear reader, are having trouble parsing the previous paragraph, go back and try again until you are happy - this is very importbnt for what follows. The first objection I have is that, des- “e a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition from Donsbach University in California, Colley is not at all ashamed to admit that “she has no explanation r .why the allergy testing works.” This apparently does not deter her from charging $20 for a one-hour test and dispensing the appropriate medical advice. Colley’s faith in/her abilities seem to stem from personal experience, such as the incident she rea counts in which, “One man held tin egg and I thought he was going to faint. Yet he eats eggs every day.” And apparently survives quite nicely, until he is actually forced to hold one. The mind reels. The weirdness does not stop here, however. Colley seems to believe that a complete lack of understanding of the mechanics of the test should not stop her from building upon a foundation of
sand, as evidenced by a modification of theltest for infants and small children in which “Theehild holds the bottle . , . and the mother or someone else extends her arm for the strength test while holding the child.” Again, Colley is unapologetic for her lack of explanation, stating simply that “Somehow the effect of the substance on the child is transferred through the mother . . . ++.But wait, there’s more. The resistance by the individual could ++. , . perhaps be even stronger if it is a sub4tance . . . which his body is lacking.” In a personal conversation with Colley, I tried to get an explanation of how one-could be affected by a substance inside a gealed glass container. Her res onse was that she believed t K e glass might be “porous”, which would certainly come as a shock to any chemists who store various toxic chemicals in glass bottles, confident that they won’t leak out overnight. Colley’s nutritional advice based on her diagnosis also leaves one wondering, since her most popular advice is to simply eliminate any foods that are suspect. Iier own faith in this procedure is most appropriately demonstrated by her statement+ “If ‘at the end of three weeks you don’t feel any better you haven’t lost anything”, which fails to instill any confidence in this Monte Carlo method of dllergy detection. Colley’s abysmal grasp of the facts also extends to her statements regarding established allergy testing by licensed practitioners when she states that “many medical doctors . . . don’t yet believe in food allergies.” When I pointed this statement out to Dr. Derek Wyse, a local medical allergist, his immediate response
was to pull off of his
shelf the two-volume Allergy: Principles and Practice, and point out the chapter on food allergies. In response to Colley’s claim that the *scratch test is only 20 per cent accurate, Wyse simply asked what her references were. Given all of the above, it is
surprising to read that, in the year prior to the article, “at least five doctors in Kitchener-Waterloo haire started referring patients to Colley although she prefers not to disclose their names because their colleagues might look askance.” It may in fact be impossible to identify the doctors Colley refers to, but a few quick phone calls verified that they do not include the four local allergists or pediatrician allergists, who are the a only people .I would consider qualified to make those referrals. Even more disturbing is the question of ethics involving any doctor who will make a medical referral that he does not wish to be publicly associated with. It is also worth making a remark or two about Colley’s academic credentials. The original article clearly #states thata Donsbach University, from which Colley received her degree+ is “an institution which specializes in nutrition but is not recognized in Canada.” This by itself is no cause for alarm, except that the article fails to mention that Donsbach is not accredited, or even approved, in its home state of California. Its status is **authorized”, the lowest academic status available to a California post-secondary institution according to the California Department of Education. There is, of course, one more culprit that should be given her due in this travesty. This is Ms. Sheila Hannon, the author of the article on Colley and someone whose objectivity is, to put it mildly, sus ect. Faced with one medical ii owler after another, Hannon did not seem to feel that it was in the public interest to contact a licensed allergist like Wyse who could have presented a balanced viewpoint,
least supplied the proper questions. Instead, both Hannon and the Record clearly threw
responsible, balanced journalism to the wind in exchange for an article that can only be politely referred to as sensationalism’.
A Different L i Light From a glance to, a smile by Chris Gerrard Imprint Staff
A man glanced my way, and I his. He looked away, and so did I. Finally, after an hour of playing “fleeting eyes”, I went home with him. That man is now my loner. That was the summer of 1985. Four months later, on work term in Toronto, I was watching a beautiful man swim like I had only seen before on television at games like the Olympics. I started to talk with him, and in one night we became very good friends - a remarkable experience. He is gay, and is one of my ‘two best f.riends. The other is a straight woman. (Incidentally, he was an Olympic swimmer.) TWO months later, I started a National Lifeguard Service course at U of Toronto, still on an extended work term. My instructor, one night after having gone for a drink, asked me if I was gay. “Why do you want to know?” was my nervous response. He told me that he was bi, and that he wanted to be open and honest, and that he thought that I was gay, and wanted to know. I was still clinging to my vestiges of3traightdom”, and, claimed that I was bi-sexual. Thenext night he took me to a gay bar, the first one.1 had ever been to in my life. I did not look at anyone for more than half a second, fearing for my very being. I thought all gay men were out to seduce whatever happened by, and I was both thrilled and afraid to be in that bar that night. Later that work term, I told the woman who is now my other best-friend, that I was gay. We were sitting at a table in the upper deck of Remey’s [a bar in Yorkville, Toronto) on a lovely spring evening, and we started talking abaut gay people. I asked her, “What would you sayif I told you I was gay?“At first she thought it was a joke, then she realized it was not. “Oh . . . really?!. . . No way!. . . Haa haa haa.. . OK . . . That’s pretty wild!” She has been the most supportive person and dearest friend I have had ever since that evening. Over the course of that work-term, the Winter of 1986, I came to know qtite a few gay men, and became much more comfortable with my own sexu,ality. I started to be seen with more “gay people”. I returned to UW that summer, and lived with my lover for what turned out to be the worst four months of our relationship. My lover had met quite a few gay people in Waterloo, and I was introduced to them as well, I walked into one of my first computer science classes that term, and met eyes with a very attractive man. Three classes later, I had the opportunity to sit beside him (later I found out that that had been contrived by him), and we started talking. Eventually he got the message across that he was gay, and suddenly all the pretending and g’ames disappeared, and we were talking freely about many things. This man also became a very good friend of mine. That summer, after havigg a very bitter argument with my lqver, I wqs upwt to thb point of-going home to my father’s [my pareAts are separated), and telling him everything that had been happening. He was wonderful about it. He accepted my sexuality, and eventually it has become just another’fact of life for him. He accepts me and my lover into his house, and does not look on us disapprovingly. I have always thought him a remarkable man for this, consi5dering his generation and upbringing. In June of 1986, my mother, when I was visiting her, asked me point blank if I was gay. I did not want to lie to her, and so I answered her affirmatively. After lecturing my on the religious ramifications of my “choice” (she had been listening to too many southern Ba tist-type ministers), she seem to be okay about it. Last Septem 73er, she came .to visit me, and conversation eventually turned to that subject. It ended bitterly in an argument, and I have not spoken with her since. I told my brother last Christmas, and he told me he had known for the last three years. “How could you? I didn’t even know!“++Yes you did,” was his response. He doesn’t care. It was as if I had fold him I liked argyle socks and he had responded, “Oh, that’s nice.” I started writing this column September of last year, and within two months, almost everyone in the gay community on campus knew who “Chris Gerrard” really was. , Last work term, I met and had<dinner with an old girl friend of mine. She asked me, in the course of the evening, how my love life had been, and if I had been seeing anyone. I told her I had - a man. The food that was on her fork fell off. She was not upset - just a little incredulous. We talked about it for a while, and she was fine about
it, She told
before. We parted on very good terms. I was “out”. I am “out”. Those have been the major events in my “coming out” experience. Not too exciting, I guess, for you perhaps+ but it was probably the most exciting, and traumatic period of my life. I do not hide my sexuality anymore, and I am happy with where I am. I still go to the bars [the gay ones - not too often the straight ones anv more], but 1 don’t look for a nervous half second. NOW I look for longer, if I want, and I smile, and the men smile back. -
Systems Design‘prof retires after 20 I yea.rs
Dr, T. Morris Fraser, University of Waterloo systems design engineering professor and director of the Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (COHS), wiii retire effective Aug. 1, after 20 years of service. He’ is taking early retirement. He will be living in Niagaraon-the-Lake where he and Mrs. Fraser have recently moved. They have purchased a 160-year old home originally built for General Isaac Brock during the War of 1812; it is located adjacent to Fort George, Dr. Fraser will continue to be on the UW campus from time to] time; he will remain an adjunct professor and consultant director to COHS; as well, he will operate a consultancy from his home. Born in Edinburgh, Scotland, he is a medical doctor as well as a professional engineer P.Eng.), and came to Waterloo a 1ter considerable experience in aerospace medical research including several years with NASA in the United States, He has long been interested in ergonomics and human factors engineering , . . that is, engineering everything from computer terminals to airplane cockpits so they will be as easy, safe and comfortable as possible for human beings to use.
At Waterloo he contributed much to, the development of the undergraduate (and graduate) programs in the systems design engineering department - a department that came into existence in 1968, shortly after his arrival on campus. From 1972 to 1976 Dr. Fraser served as chairman of the department, during which time he help launched the careers of a number of people who have since become senior members of it. “It has been a remarkable experience . . . having been associated from the outset with a department that has proved such a success/ he remarks. Dr. Fraser refers to the fact that systems design engineering has attracted extremely high calibre students, and that many of these have been extremely successful, following graduation. = “Some of our concepts have changed a good deal since they were originally considered,” he admits, “but I have no doubt in the world that they were changes for the better. Certainly the program continues at the forefront of technology in many areas, and our very highly qualified graduates are snapped up by employers.” He is also pleased at the success of COHS, of which he is the founder. The Centre has offered
programs, seminars, conferences, and provided consulting services to industry in Ontario and
teaching and research in the occupational health and safety field.”
has, in Dr. Fraser’s view, “made a significant contribution to OCCUpational health and safety, as well as acting as a focus for
In its less-than-16 years of existence, COHS has grossed more than $1 million through the sale of its services to industry and
Earth Sciences to ODen new geological- garden May 29 -
Amethyst Mines, The University of Waterloo’s ’ Pearl Lake Pearl; Lac Minerals, Hemio; earth sciences department will Pamour Mines, Timmins; Aquaofficially open its “geological rius Mine, Timmins; Sherman garden” May 29 at 11 a.m. The Mine, Temaganmi, and Nelson garden is situated between the Granite Quarry, Vermilion Bay. biology complex and the matheThe garden was partially matics and computer building. funded through a bequest in mePeter Russell, curator of the mory of Malcolm Heaton, one of earth sciences section of UW’s the first students to graduate biology-earth sciences museum, with bachelor’s degree in earth has collected many. large boulders representativeof O&ario geological I formations, and incorporated these into a “garden” setting. The rocks, which varv born soccer bail to bath tub iize, look as though they’re natural outcroppings. With the help of the Ministry of Northern tievelopment and Mines, Russell collected more The Canadian men’s national than 23 specimens, from various basketball team have begun parts of the Shield including St. their season by winning a tourJoesph Island; Marathon, Palmer nament in Tel Aviv. Rapids, Timmins and Blind Jay Triano’s 29 points led the River. Canadian team to a 104-89 vicAmong the collection are tory over West Germany in the Gowganda and Jasper conglochampionship game of the Hapoel Games tournament. merates,. granite, gold and iron Bronze Eli Pasquale, who led the Uniores, and anorthosite. versity of Victoria Vikings to plaques affixed to or.posted near each rock describe its history five CIAU titles i’n his university and the area in which it was career, was named the Qutstandfound. ing player of the tournament. Specimens have been donated The team is now in Greece for - by Ben Baldwin, Desbarats; a series of exhibition games, in
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sciences from UW. Additional funding was by the Canadian Geological Foundation and Ontario’s Ministry of Citizenship and Culture. The official opening coincides with the faculty of science ‘spring convocation. Graduates and alumni and their families are invited to attend.
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other purchasers. It remains a non-profit organization. Dr. Fraser says that in retirement, he will continue to serve as a consultant to COHS, and to its executive director, Don Couch. He finds it gratifying that the Centre will be continuing.
preparation ,for the World University Games (July 8-19) and the Pan-Am Games [Aug. 8-23).
271 donate blood Mon. A blood donor clinic held May 11 in the Campus Centre Great Hali raised 271 pints of blood, 21 more than the Red Cross’ target quota of 250. Organizers extended their thanks to all participants.
films to be 0 shown
The acclaimed BBC/Time-Life film series “Connections” is being shown again at the University of Waterloo. It began yesterday (May 14). The IO-part weekly series (every Thursday) traces the “surprising and even<ncredible” chains of circumstance linking modern inventions and technology to the past, The screenings take place Thursdays, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Engineering Lecture 101, Admission is f%e and everyone is welcome. SDonsors of the series are the UW Centre for Society, Technology and Values (CSTV), the UW Deans of &ience and Engineering, and the Sandford Fleming Foundation. whole series. It examines which sets the tone for-the The first segment is “The Trigger Effect,” society’s dependence on today’s complex technological networks, using as examples the famous New York City power blackout of the 1960s and the state of Kuwait, a country once backward and now fully into the modern age in just 30 years. Other episodes deal with the atomic bomb, telecommunications, aircraft+ plastics, space and much more. 1 For further information contact the CSI’V office, ext. 6215.
First. arts admin grads
Record donates photo negs
The cord’s photo 1930s to the The
Kitchener-Waterloo Recollection of some 825,000 negatives, from the late to 1981, has been donated University of Waterloo. collection, appraised at $89,850, will be catalogued by library staff and housed in the Doris Lewis Rare Book’Room in the Dana Porter-Library. It is a windfall acquisition that promises to be of significant historical and academic valu’e to the entire community. Susan Bellingham, Special Collections Librarian says the collection needs some basic conservation and preservation work. That should take about a year. “I think we’re quite fortunate to reqeive this massive collection of photo negatives from The Re‘cord. It amounts to a kind of photo history of the KitchenerWaterloo community for the last 45 years and should be of immense value to many local historians, sociologists and members of the community,” Bellingham said. The negatives include virtually every kind of picture taken by The Reco@% photographers over the years. Most of the photos are of the news variety+ including accidents, new construction, community, events and human interest stories. Others include portraits of business and community leaders, and politicians, often taken in the newspaper’s portrait studio. Another group includes advertisin.g photos. Bellingham said some-of the earlier negatives will first have
to be rephotographed by the university’s photographers because they were originally produced on nitrate film, which is not stable. Brian Clark, photo.coordinator for The Recqrd, said the deal to donate the negatives to UW will help out all parties the newspaper, the university and partic::larly the public. “We decided we jusf did,n’t have the resources, within our photo department, to properly maintain this collection of negatives, and that it would be a waste not to find a suitable home for them,” Clark said, He said hi9 department frequently received requests for nega’tives but, unless they were very recent, it was.impossible to track the photos down easily. “It wasn’t set up as an archive, They were all in boxes according
Four UiGvefsity of Waterloo students are the f&t to graduate from the faculty of arts specializing in arts administration, Thursday, May 28. The specialization in arts administration was developed for students in applied studies co-op (students who alternate between campus and work-term jobs every four months] who are interested in preparing for careers with fine and performing arts organizations throughout Canada. The graduates, .who have alrbady secured full-time jobs, are: Sue-Ellen Boyes, Kitchener, who has been appointed promotion manager, McMichael Canadian
to years, but there &as no real organization according to subject,” said Clark. “It was all pretty random.” However, the library has the expertise to catalogue the collection in order that the public can gain access. In addition, the collection will be housed in climatecontrolled surroundings, thereby ensuring the negatives’ existence and quality for many years to come. Under Reco’rd, tain the negatives, passes, will be The next
the agreement with The the newspaper will relast five years’ worth of and, as each year another year’s negatives added to the collection. year to be added will be
ing coordinator, Toronto Independent Dance Enterprises. This new area of specialization (arts administration] is supported by the Bronfman Foundation, the Richard lvey , Foundation, the McLean Foun.dation and Mobil Oil Corp. Funding h&s provided salary subsidies for students on placement and assistance in administrative and course development costs. Work-term jobs are in the management, marketing/public relations, fundraising and financial aspects of theatres, galler*ies,q museums, concert halls, ‘acting companies,’ symphonies and professional associations. “We are very proud of this distinctive specialization,*’ says Dr. David John, director of the applied studies program, “and of the success of the first graduating class. The foundation support is an indication to us of a growing confidence in the importance and national impact of arts administration at Waterloo.”
Collection, Kleinburg; Stephanie Massel, also of Kitchener, who has been appointed director of development, Opera Hamilton; Cheryl Smith, Brampton, who will work as assistant company manager, Royal Winnipeg Ballet; and Dayna Wilson, Scarborough, Ont., who will act as tour-
Bellingham s-aid-she hopes to have the collection in shape, ready to be accessed, in about a year.
5 UW Students heading down under Five University of Waterloo students are off to Australia this summer to represent Canada at a youth conference in Melbourne: Mark Warling, Willowdale, an earth sciences student; Glen Hearns, Burnaby, B.C., earth sciences; Wilma van der Veen, Waterloo, mathe‘matics; Whitney Erickson, Cobourg, engineering, and _Abyd Karmali, Vancouver, engineering. The .five will -attend a conference on “Youth Building the Fu-
ture,” hosted by the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, which is celebrating its centenary. The conference is part of the RMIT’s centenary celebrations; 110 university students from many countries will attend, including students from Brazil, China, the Federal Republic of Germany, France, the German democratic Republic, Holland, Hungary, Indonesia, Japan, New Zealand, Sweden, the United Kingdom, the United States, the
USSR, Yugoslavia, and other The conference organizers hope an international network of students ma evolve from this meeting, the 9irst of its kind ever held. Travel to and from Australia is being provided, at no cost to the ,students, by Canadian Airlines International Ltd. The departure date’is Aug. 6. countries . . . along with tlie five Canadians from Waterloo. The conference will run Aug. 8-14, but the UW stude’nts plan
to remain ..14.
“We were selected on the basis of our views as to the future, and Canada’s role in the future, as well our job and travel experience and our interest in global says Warling. “The .politics,” conference will deal with such things as directions for the future, how to improve exchanges of ideas, academic interaction between ,the nations of the .tiorld, as well.& environmental issues iind the arms race.”
UW grads gci big-time Enterprising From zero to $3 - $4 million in sales this year. No matter whose business yardstick you use, those are pretty impressive numbers. But then Frank Gerencser and Michael Trueman are not your . ordinary young business tycoons, The University of Waterloo engineering grads (class of ‘84) have zoomed to success in running their business - Architech Microsystems 7 using a lot of old-fashioned business smarts and hustle. A couple of years ago, after graduating and taking three months off to see Europe, the two Waterloo grads started their computer business in a townhouse in Mississauga, sharing it with two other people and a dog. ’ Now, two years later, they can barely cont,ain their success. Sales are increasing at a rate of 300 to 400 per cent a year. Their company payroll keeps growing (now eight employees, they expect it will grow to l%this year). They’re
co-op students in the near future. Even the Ontario government was impressed, So impressed, in fact, Trueman and Gerencser were recently given the, Ontario skills development minister% award for outstanding achievement by Gregory Sorbara. The two were among 29 awardTwinners -in the minister’s Start Up program for young business
pair turn id.ea into $4 million people. Ironically, chance played a big part in the Trueman-Gerencser partnership and in their ultimate success. In 1982, still in the UW systems design engineering program, they happened to meet on a stairway in an engineering building. They began talking about ways of obtaining more business course credits, which each figured.he needed to further a career in business. “I told Mike to look at taking business at Laurier, which I had discovered I could do earlier,” says Gerencser. F&time students can do that by cross-registering at Wilfrid Laurier ,University, which has a big business school. “In my own case, I always knew I wanted to own my own business. I took over my family’s business when I was only 14,” he says, explaining that necessity forced the situation. But he loved the experience and, even though he went on to study engineering, Gerencser says he always
ment each other. “I’m more the financial management type, while -Frank’s a born’ salesman. I think that’s a big part of the reason for our success,” Trueman ad&. “Every successful business has to have people with complementary skills, or else I think it’s doomed. You can’t hive two salesmen, because then nobody looks after the books, And if you had only financial managers, nobody would be out bringing in business.” When they started their business in the fall of 1984 they wanted to sell computers to students. But they soon discarded that plan and decided the place to be was in designing and selling their own computer systems for business and personal appli‘cations, across a wide market. The fact they were UW graduates didn’t hurt, says Trueman. “This university has a great reputation in computers and engineering, and that opened some doors for us.” But he stresses that the reason
they work hard (14-16 hour path. days) atid they spare no effort in Gerencser says the business giving good customer service courses were invaluable because and support. They have built a they taught the two ydung engireputation and business based neers that they needed to have on “word of mouth.” more than just technical smarts. Gerencser says they only “They taught you how to do placed one small ad - a Globe business presentations, and and Mail classified - since make business plans and market asswwmentd’. he.ewlakw _-__ ____ starting .k..._“* up, ‘That ad -gof’%rii-6&‘ sale’, tb&i Trueman says they comple-
there’s not a lot of competitionin what we do.” Both Trueman and Gerencser are adamant ‘about being their own bosses. “The point for us is that this is our business to sink or succeed in. This is what we created. You can make more money doing something else, but we have a need to achieve something too.. It’s the satisfaction of doing what you want to do, and succeeding rrt it,” Gerencssr explains. Where do they go from here? Not surprisingly, they, have that figured out as well. “Venture capitalism,” Gerencser says. They say theylli use their business savvy in picking and backing other new businesses, “It will give us a lot of satisfaction, and that’s what it’s all about for US,” says Trueman. And, in case it isn’t enough ‘that they have shepherded a young business to incredible success in just two years, the two UW grads also took the time
that person recommended them, another person recommended them to someone else, and so on. “We took the concept of being reasonable in price, not the cheapest;but at the same time giving service and support that was unmatched in the industry,” Trueman saysAt the same time, he notes “without really knowing it, we’ve hit a niche in the market.” - Their computers are PC compatible, built in their own shop, just a small assembly area in the back of the office, on Kimbtil Street in Mississauga, (They 6xpect to move to a new location in a few months because they-need more space.) Their AMS XT Turbo Pefsonal computer can be tailored to any need; using largely Canadian made parts. They buy monitors from a neighboring Mississauga company’. “Really, when you get down to it, Canadian parts are better made,” says Trueman. But it’s world of mouth sales and references that have been the
pany’s incredible growth. “People who come through our fr;;;;e already sold on bwing II. we just have to close the deal by designing something right for them,” says Gerencser. “You don’t get word of mouth references unless you bust your butt for your customers,” Gea lot of renc,ser says. “There’s *.2 tiomp&iti& ‘iti * tlie i city; - btif
neering Design Competition, with separate regional cgntests leading to the national competition, as well. About $160,000 is available in prizes for bright young engineering students ‘through the contest. It was their way of giving something back to the system that gave them their own chance, they Me.. .c..aw---m-s.-L--
Peace walk awakens SANTA ROSA, California plans for a journey across the [ISIS) - Jennifer York walked country with 5,000 inarchers. 3,763 miles last year. She wasn’t They would symbolize the growalone, An entire community of . ing peace movemefiin America. 500 people was on the move from York spoke passionately about March 1 to November 15. They her desire to join the march. As a teenager growing up in western called themselves the Great Peace March. and they walked Sonoma County, she had laacross the entire United States. mented, “What can I do that York’s motivation comes from makes a difference?” her vision of a world without nu“I wanted to do something clear weapons. A letter from Pro with an impact,” she said, Peace came to Sonoma State “something that mattered.” So University’s peace group, in she left her family and friends for nine months and walked Rohnert Park, California, 50 from Los Angeles to New York miles north of San Francisco, in City and then to Washington, the fall of 1986. It described
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DC. Although the plans for the original march were scaled down considerably, its goals were the _same. York’s life was changed by the march. “I started off feeling negative about most American people,” she remembered with tears in her eyes, “Now I’m in love with Americans. People I could never relate to before- the march would come to the camp at night with food to share..They wanted to hear our story. They wanted to believe in a world without nuclear bombs,” ’ York is currently showing her slides of the march to interested m groups of people. They are a por, trait at America; an image of the marchers and the people whose lives were touched,by the march. 1 “It was an incredible journey on a lot of levels; personal, social, and political,” York said as her lecture began at SSU. It was a slide show for Campus Peace Action Coalition, a group she helped form during her student years. The journey began in Los Angeles with 1,200 exuberant’people. Two weeks later Pro Peace; the original organizers, declared bankruptcy. York remembered a scary time in the desert near Barstow as vehicles and. camp were repossessed. equipmerit “About half the marchers left for home as the ceaseless wind and rain pounded the remaining tents,” she recalls, “But the others stayed. Wi3 had come together to spend nine months working for Global Nuclear Disarmament all across the country and somehow that is what we would do.” Peace City was established
with its own government. York played a. key role as head of the Information/Communication department, one of 40 such units. Her natural leadership skills found a home during the formative stages of the march. She became a facilitator and a teacher of consensus and facilitating.
the march. An eight-year-old child in the audience at SSU wanted to know if there were any kids on the march. York happily complied with slides of healthy, smiling children. “There were about 50 kids, not counting teenagers,*’ she said. “They were our best public relations people, They didn’t march except on special occasions as they had school during the day.” Fifty of the marchers were over .f@ years old. “They were some of the strongest troopers of us all,” she told the audience. “A Japanese Buddist monk brought a spiritual flavor to the march. He drummed and chanted every mile that he walked,” said York. “Later some of his friends joined us.”
“One of the most amazing ‘things about the’ march is that we were able to live peacefully together. We were living out what we were working for,” she said, “It was the most nitty gritty of the peace work we did.” “There were conflicts all the time, due to the diversity of people,” she admits. “But we learned to resolve them with mediators, conflict resolution boards, and 18 to 24 miles a day other techniques.” “We made a lot’ of mistakes, but we did it and that was quite “There was so much creativempowering,” she said of the ity. For example, a surfer from march. Maui gave us the surf conditions The peace marchers ranged every Friday morning at wakefrom infants to people 79 years up call,” York said with a smile. old. Pro Peace had recruited all “Some of the people walked types of people, most of whom barefoot the whole way. Incredihad never been active in peace ble.” She showed a picture of the work before joining. York was along trek through <he desert. “The variety of an exception. “We hiked 18 to 24 miles a day. people was one of the strengths There were breaks every four of the march and one of its tests,” miles.” York wrote home about she stated. her main activity, “Mostly I have “Peace City, as we call our mobeen walking. 1 have come to bile camp, has definitely become love the steady mile-after-mile my home, and its inhabitants my rhythm of my feet on the earth. I people. All of. them, young and have re-soled my favorite shoes old, crazy and sane, artists and two times and a third is likely mechanics, workers, walkers, before we are through.” of the march and talkers, all of them make * “The trappings were inspiring in themselves,” Peace City the unique., fecund York said. CG you imagine livexperience that it is/York wrote home during the first months of Continued on next page
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ing in a nomadic city for nine months? “One thing I learned is how to be flexible,” York commented, “How to live without knowing where you are going every day, what and when the food would be and even what the route was.” Every day Peace City moved down the road. “The place you slept, every night was new. The arrangement of vehicles was different. Just finding your friends would be a challenge.” At night Peace City was organized into neighborhoods. York’s slides depict many scenes of what she, calls “the hardware of the march,” “The womb of the peace march is this large tent, also known as city hall,” she said. The kitchen complex consisted of five trailers; food prep, kitchen, refrigerator, dry food storage, and dishwashing. “The central most piece of equipment, the porta potties bad names like Heather, Daisy and Rose,” she laughed. “They were also the central communication points with posters inside and out for all to read.”
Nan Nuclear Waste One slide shows the .porta potty truck’s sign. “33 Million per hour for Defense, that’s waste,” York remarked+ “The sign on the back said ‘Non Nuclear Waste.“’ One truck served as the post office and transport&on c department. A maintenance crew was kept busy fixing a total of 60 vehicles, .8 Everyone worked two days a week; teaching school, cooking, cleaning, writing the daily news bulletins, etc. The marchers
those two days. In addition a crew went ahead of the march for advance work; obtaining permits and camping sites, and arranging rallies and speaking engagements. - Manyritu& developed as the march continued. “At each border crossing we were greeted by peace groups from the new state,” York recalled, “We lined up on the state line, counted down the- states we had already walked through, ‘California, Nevada, Utah. Take them Bbombsi’down,‘and then jumped over the line en masse.”
people with welcome signs In every city there was a typical rally. In addition to exchanging keys to the cities, public officials gave speeches. In every city a peace tree was planted. “We planted the longest forest in the country,” York laughed. In Colorado, Pete Seeger visited the mardh and sang, “We were surrounded by three feet of she iecalled. The first mud,” peace march wedding took place in Denver. The cake was the size of a large table. It was the first of eight weddings. Later, there was also a birth on the march: But it was the ordinary American people that amazed York the most. “School kids w6uld come out to cheer us on and in every town there were’ people with welcome signs.” “One group who knew what the issue was all aboutwere the farmers,” York rememberhd. “The real issue is where are out priofities.” In Nebraska, Peace City was mired down in the mud, The farmers came. and pulled them out with tractors.(York still wears a gold earring, handmade by a farmer md given to her and 300 other marchers. I
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Later in Pennsylvania, they met other working class people affected by U.S. policies. Steel workers locked out of their plants rallied with the peace marchers. “When we started walking through the midwest, the corn was three inches tall,” York said. “It grew u&l it was harvested and the stalks were plowed under while the march went by.” One of her slides shows a typical scene in town. “The cafes were flooded with ,marchers getting junk food. A marchers dream come true was a Dairy Queen at a lunch stop.” “Sometimes you needed distractions from the pain,” she recalled of the 25 mile days through Nebraska, and shows a slide of live people walking closely together all hooked-up to one Walkman. “In the towns we walked city mode; all scrunched together,” York said. “Country mode was more spread out. We walked at our own pace, which gave us more of a chance to talk to people along the way.” Finally the day came when the Great Peace March crossed the Washington Bridge into New York City.
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-“I can’t even describe tlie feeling.” York is silent for a moment. “I remember seeing the white line on the side of the road way back in the first few weeks of March,” she wrote home from New York. “Walking across the country seemed an impossible task then.” There were pow 1500 marchers. They walked through Philadelphia and Baltimore and. ended the march on November 15 in Washington’ j3.C. York is back in Sonoma
County now, more committed this society. I saw and talked to than ever to working for peace thousands of people who truly and justice. “Mow that I’m home, want peace and nuclear disarI’m missing my march friends , mament, but have no voice. terribly and the tough but simWhen they saw hundreds of us plified lifestyle and close supdoing something dramatic, it portive community with a brought them out in great common purpose.” numbers to support us. We gave People always asked us “How thtim a way to leap beyond their are you feet?” York said.. “So we denial and psychic numbing wore signs that said: My feet are about the arms race, and a hopefine, let’s talk about arms.” ful way to support peace. I think “In a lot of ways the march the Peace and Justice constiisn’t over,” York said. “I came tuency is much larger than we away from the march knowing think. It only has to be mobilwe have the power to transform ized.” ,
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The First was the last at the Level by Don Ku40 Imprint staff First Man Over came to K-W on the first of May with their successful mini-LP in hand, and served up a bountiful amount of power pop to a sparse audience at Level 21. The first five songs of the evening prominently showcased ‘the talents of the very personable Patrick J. Duffy behind the kit and the Mighty Lemondropg’ “T” clad bassist, Alan Murrel. This pair of persistent percus-; sion and fluid bass stood out at the out set of the show due to the fickle fingers behind the soundboard. When all was well in P.A, land, the jangly guitar work of J.C. Chambers entered the scene and added to the band’s rhythmic offerings. The sharpness that Chambers’ guitar gave to First Man Over’s music was not due to a single string stance, as guitar show-
manship is not part of this band’s rock ‘n’ roll repertoire, Instead, the six string jabbing rang pleasantly over the slick bass runs, and indifferently interacted with Chambers’ innocent vocals. Chambers’ takes on the bulk of the vocal duties for this talented outfit who have transformed their previous dense musical for, mat of Kinetic Ideals to conducting themselves in a melodic manner as First Man Over. The song, Somewhere+ from their musig mini-LP highlighted the first s’et which also contained an instrumental of a REM flavour sans Micheal Stipe. Later, Alan Murrel would comment, “I. hate REM. I don’t -have a single record of theirs in my collection.” After a. few more bodies sauntered into the Level at the characteristic, fashionably late hour, the now larger gathering warmed up to the band, and the trio energetically flew through
their second set covering Neil Yaung’s $3ti~. . Girl and Head Over Heels by the Weather Prophets. The latter cover was a welcome divergence of musical stylings with feedback effects and delicate tappings of Duffy’s rototoms. Ending their evening in K-W on a furious power pop note reminiscent of the Undertones, the ironic conclusion was a song enti!led Green Flag. The irony of title of the tune became apparent after the show, as it appeara,that the Level ownership has decided to wave the white flag by giving up on attempting to attract KW’s underground crowd. Just when things appeared to be a little more organized upstairs at the Mayfair with bookings of live music every Saturday night, the door his been shut, Where and when the next venue for alternative action will open in this area remains to be seen. One will just have to hope, and keep yer eyes and ears open.
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Would Hipsway get any kind of reaction from a Friday night Fed Hall crowd on summer term? Their debut album sounded quite good. Maybe too good technically well-produced, performed, and arranged - and the band actually sounded interested in recording the album. I was curious to see and hear the live show and compare, If Hipsway could deliver, on stage what thev Dromised on the aIbum. the
show would be a good one. At about 11 o’clock, they were finally ushered onto stage. The band, led by vocalist, Grahame “Skin” Skinner, entered into a condensed do-minute set beginning with their single, Broken Years. Fed Hall was the Scottish band’s first show in Canada and they were enthusiastic to make a good start on their z&date tour of North America. The six-piece ensemble consisted of Skin, Pim Jones on guitar, Harry ,Travers on drums, and Gary Houston on bass as well as two musicians on
synth and percussion. The support for the band was already waning after a couple of songs, s.o they tried to wake the audience up by playing their big air-play single, The Honeythief. They played it well, but didn’t g& the results they wasted because the crowd seemed only moderately impressed. I Skin tried to get closer to the crowd one last time, with Long .qWhite Cur, but *I. don’t think either the crowd or the band . wanted to indulge each other anymore.
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bhiinated. POP _ by Don Kudo Imprint staff A confrontation occurred at the City Hotel on Saturday night. No, it wasn’t the “regulars” versus the “kids”, but ‘a hard-working band pitted against an audience who for the most part had never heard of their. name o,r music before. The conquering factor, that permitted Vancouver’s Go Four 3 to prevail in this match of wits, was their animated execution of sensible pop music, What initially appeared to be an exercise in futility, with Steve Quinn flailing away at his guitar, his every move naturally exaggerated, and the buo ant Roxanne Heichert forever i Opping as she fronted the band with her singing and attitude. The positive posture of Go “Four 3 is not only articulated in their songs, but also in the fashion the band conducts itself.
Covering the topic of racial equality in African Mine, com,menting on our cutthroat and greedy world with CoIour Of Money, and the “Take Back The Night” theme of Seventh Victim were examples of the messages the band conveyed. Their onstage mannerism is characterized by enthusiastic fun, which was particularly evident when playing “tacky cove&’ such BS Nazareth’s This Figh ‘Ttinight, Zep!s Immigrant Son , and Swe‘eny Todd’s R -NJ= Currently in the midst of a cr’oss-Canada tour to promote themselves and their most lrecent release Six F’riende, the band has made a new video for the song Someone and plan on returning to this area come September. Having played in K-W at such locations as the Back Door, Level 21, and at the City, perhaps this fall Go Four 3 will make their way up to campus, and make more friends at Fed Hall.
Oliver Jones to perform Oliver ‘Bona8 will grace the Holiday Inn in Kitchener with some fine jazz on May 24 at 8 p.m. This seasoned jazz pianist has risen, as a respected player, into public view in the past few years. . Born in Montreal, he h,as played around, in and out of wontreal. Now with a handful of albums out on the Justin Time Records, his career is blossoming in his mature years. The evening in Kitchener will highlight his solo talents, probably many standards will be heard. Though the opportunity to hear him play with a combo, would be truly special. The album Lights of Burgundyis a
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He is one of the best weather with their Spring Sing yesteryear. young Canadian tenor products, I on May 8. Though the choir , The production by the loca; * troupe was the best in recent memory, with plenty of fine voice ; ;fzz;F;;f;;; ~~~~~~~~~~~ nial sing calls their ioncert sea and rimshot humour. A good indicator to the quality After the Youth Choir deliof the production was the oververed some fine singing, espe, good representation for the ture which was crisply (and cially __ crisp __ diction, muqic program at the Universitv . - to begin - *_the even in tune) played by the small second half, the choir and soloist of To&t& All the soloist, Kath”orchestra, Everything form then returned for songs from Rodgers erine Johnson (soprano), Kimon moved to perfection. and Hammerstein. The choir berly Barber [mezzo-soprano), The cast consisted of Bruce whistled through !Whistle a Gary Rideout [tenor), and Mark Bricknell (Major-General Happy Tune, and the two kids, Pedrotti (baritone), were inStanely), Alex Mustakas (The MS, Johnson and Mr. Rideout, volved in music at U of T. Kim-. Pirate King), Wayne Berwick had a little bashful fun with Peoberly Barber substituted for an (Fredric), Patricia Swan, Janice pie will say we’re in Love. The ailing Janet Stubbs; Ms. Barber Harder, Jennifer -Gamble, and evening concluded with “Yepis a very fresh voic? who must Vera Stephenson (General pie!” from Oklahoma gain performance experience. Stanely’s Daughters), and JenThe experience of voice and * ,The Spring Sing concert ended nifer Toews (Ruth). the 86-87 choir season and ended bravado of Mark Pedrotti helped For the best in far stretched several years of Spring Sing him steal both halves of the procharacters, Toews and Bricknell final concerts. Next seasoh gram. In the operatic solos in the milk the comedy to the maxiSpring Sing is not scheduled but first half, he relished in the fun of mum. Ms. Toew’s droopy face, Messiah by Handel and St. MatLarge al Factotum from the when she was not nipping the thew Passion by Bach are E;fp,“r of Seville by Rossini (you bottle, made Ruth a loveable old planned. Also the music of Men- Figaro, Figaro . . .), and wench, and Bricknell yas at his delssohn, Glick, Orff and Pouin the second half, he moved perennial beat in his singing of I lent and several special concerts snioothly about Soliloquy from am the very modest mode2 of Q will round out the 87-88 PhilharCarousel by Rodgers and Hammodern Major-Genera 1. -manic Choir season. mer& ein. A group of cowardly Bobbies nearly stole the show. The sound of their quivering voices and knocking knees was a vintage gag. No, 1 am brave! was sung l not SO boldly and When Q felon’s not engaged in his employment was sung. with the wish to never meet such a character. With simple but effective sets and gaily coloured costumes the production flowed, and both solo and choral voices blended well. . The introduction to the character of Mabel by Patricia Swan was cheeky parody of coloratura soprano, possibly ‘borrowed q,by Peter hwson Beethoven (1770~i827), the most from La Traviata. Imprint staff lyric Beethoven symphony, The director, Alex Mustakas, rounded out the evening. The ormust be credited for breathing The final installment of the chestra and conductor added life into such a standard work Centre in the Square’9 Orchestra Wagner’s Introduction to Act III and effectively used the talents of the World series transpired of Lohengrin for an encore. of choreographer, Vera StephenMay 3; ‘This evening erforGuest soloist, pianist Israela son in the final scene. The dancmance by the Stuttgart P R ilharMargalit, joined the orchestra ing, chasing ‘frolic blended manic highlighted the music of for Wandererfantasiefor Piano humour and ci sample of drama. Brahms, Schubert/Liszt, - and and Orchestra, D. 760 by Schu= If next year is equal to this seaBeethoven. bert/Li&zt. Ma, Margalit worked son’s gem, another. full house Formed in 1924, the orchestra hard’to extract the dynamics out crowd will be pleased. d cOntributes to the musical vitalof this Liszt orchestration of a ity .6f Stuttgart at the LiederSchubert piano fantasy. would change with the s-eat posihall& and also performs for the Overall, the music left a cold. tion within the audience is unSoufhgn German I Radio Netimpression. This German orknown. Also, po+b!y _ the work. During their 3086-87 tour ch&tra playing an all German travelling had stranded the horn they% will achieve their South program [Liszt was Hungarian - sort of) lacked crunch. Those section over a variety of time American debut ,. The Music Dizones because there were morector, Wolf-Dieter Hauschild, great German virtueslike disciments when.they were in their conducted the evening’s perforpline were in abundance, but so own horn time zone. mance. , was the confinement of emotion The Stuttgart Philharmonic of the stoic German. Variations on a Theme by I* concluded a series which was an Another -uneasy impression Haydn, Op. 580 by Jobannes enjoyable experience though not arose because the acoustics, the Brabms (1833~18971, which is all of the music moved to the founded oti a famous theme by sound, from the wind section maximuh. In the future, touring was questionable. The oboe had Joseph Haydn, began the proorchestras could find the Centre a most unsympathetic sound for gram, arid Symphony No.7 in A a home for a night. these-ears; how much the sound . major, Op. 92 by Ludwig vun
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! by Chris Wodskou IFprint staff Now just where tbe heck dothese Montrealers get off sounding so danged authentic? Time was when you couldn’t even mention country music, let alone play something remotely resembling it, without having a bunch of rockers and wavers“ calling you a hick or a redpeck, I Call it cowpunk, call it rootsrock, call it country-pop, (but just call it], calKit anything but AZ, but La Belle Provincials like Ray Condo and the Hardrock Goners and Three O’clock Train are playing some of the best down-home stompers and throat-lumpers heard around these part since Hank Williams swaggered into the big saloon in the sky. Ray Condo is nearly legendary by now for his whoppin’ and hollerin’ antics, but despite a much-liked debut, last year’s Wig Warn Beach, Three O’clock , Train hasn’t exactly been the name on everybody’s lips. Don’t &et too much about the injustice of it ,all, though, ‘cuz their new long-player, Muscle In, might just change all that, muscling its way into the upper reaches of campus radio playlists across Canada. And they’re doin’ it with the form that’s been _ overlooked in all the hoopla over Condo’s and K.D.Lang’s hell; bent, old-time country - yup, g;;;;;essed%;‘the country-(ish) .
The; don’t fare as well on the. album’s three rave-ups which are solid enough in their own right, but which are more glib and haphazard, but the seven ballads here are all gems. Genuine slow-burners every one of
them, they barely muster up utterly compelling combination enough beats per minute to acof wistfulness and ‘rawness, but commodate slow-dancing, as opwith even more bite. Three O’Cposed to standin’ still and would lock Train don’t bathe in the seprobably go down in a high-tech pia-tinged nostalgia of country dance-club about as Well a9 a typified by the Jud&’ ~~11 ~~ scratchy Merle Haggard’ album About The Good OId Days - more power to ‘em, I say! Agian, Grandpa, nor the vapid Granted, the overwhelming escapism of MTV. People are majority of the country music of used and deceived in relationthe past 15 years or so has been ships: “He’s never had a steady little more than rehashed cliches companion/ But he say the next with the obligatory wail of steel one is you” - Be My Baby /He guitar thrown in to tell radio proSays). People are scared to death grammers and music critics that of relationships and at the same it ain’t just another hokey pop time, they desperately want resong, it’s a country song. So just lationships: “I want to walk by what is it, without exaggerating my side/ But I can’t let the words the extent of their country influout/ So afraid that you might ence, that makes Three O’Clock say/ Thanks for the ride” Train worth a listen or twelve? Thanks For The Ride. If you’ve Could be the sparse, understated ever left things unsaid or misproduction where every note and trusted peop+Jor absolutely no every sound means something. good reason, .:-Three O’Clock Could be the lonesome, hurting Train present?@~s Is Your Life harmonies of the MacKenzie The albuti+$apped off with brothers (Mack and Stuart, not the title trec&% monstrously Bob and Doug]. Could be, soulful epicqfA$tllad that must simply, that they have guts and rank as one-‘&tt.he best slow grit. Oh yeah, it could be intelli- -~ songs to be r&ed in recent gence, too. months in any genre. Need I add
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Check the ‘Television’ section of any used record store on earth and I’m sure you’ll turn up at least thre,e or four copies of Adventure, Dreamtime, or Words From The Front, There lies the anomaly with Tom Verlaine. His records are critically lauded and revered by fellow musicians [listen to the song Always from Verlaine’s Dreamtime LP back to back with Echo & the Bunnymen’s Never Stop or Marquee Moon to ffnd out where UZ’s The Edge picked up his technique, or any Verlaine LP at all to find out where Lloyd Cole copped his vocal style] yet his albums are almost- completely ignored by record buyers. It’s true that public acclaim has never been an indication of artistic value but the like/dislike of Verlaine’s LPs seems more clearly polarized than any other case. It could be because Verlaine tends to use unconventional structures in his songs rather than the usual verse/chrous/bridge format. It might e6en be that his lyrics, not strictly narrative, do not always convey the song’s complete meaning on first listen. Whatever it might-be, the problem isn’t in his guitar work which seems to swim around, watching everything else going on as if cowpletely detached. Admittedly, tkiere were some greut songs on Gavur (from ISD*) and all his solo LPs but Flash Light is likely Verlaine’s most focused album since his Television days. It’s taken him seven ’ years of writing and recording to be able to come up with such a concise statement as found in Bomb. Here Verlaitie re-creates the confusion and denial that’s a part of everyone’s life in the nuclear age using just sixty-seven words. The songs are purposeful and dense with contradiction while never smelling of ‘poetry’ - all this from the Franz Kafka of rock ‘n’ roll guitar.
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‘competent songwriter, unfortunately the same cannot be said for his vocal ability. For many of the songs his rouih growl iskntirely adequate but at times, even he would admit, he’s out of his league. Why anyone, especially someone with Dixon’s limited range, would want ’ to cover a soul monolith like When A Man Loves A Woman is beyond me. It’s painful to listen to although not nearly as embarrassing as Cyndi Lauper’s drippily pathetic attempt at What’s Goin’ On [sadly, she left out the “right on brother” bits), Nice, but groovy production alone isn’t enough to carry the album.
Dif Juz. Doesn’t tell you whole lot, does it? Leastwa s, not the ways the names of t: ands like The Fuzztones or the Dead. Kennedys give .you a’pretty good id&a of &h&t the vinyi will-sound like. What is the tip-off for the uninitiated, though, is the label, 4AD, and the involvement of
I&bin Guthrie and Simon Ray<monde of the eyer-lovable CocJeau Twins. Without trying to pigeonhole the band unnecessarilv, Out of the Trees, comprised of two EPs released in 1961, Huremics and the recently qemixed Vibrating Air (what a title), sounds like something you’d expect from, a 4AD release. As with many other 4AD bands; I played the Dif Juz once and got absorbed in a magazine article about. solar power or something and comp.letely forgot -that the record was playing but I played it another time and sat entranced for the full forty minutes. ’ And, as is often the case with other 4AD bands, some people will categorize this instrumental album as New Age - they’re even doing this to a-band as creative and challenging as Durutti Column - just because of its primarily unobtrusive and serene sound. What a horrible injustice; I can’t imagine slipping Out of the Trees into a CD player and sipping wine coolers while discussing RRSPs with a fellow yuppie investment broke;. True, Dif Juz doesn’t exactly ‘cook’, but they can also stew and simmer with Cocteauesque’grace and expression and drive with a heady, rhythmic propulsion, Out of the Trees is one of those rare atmospheric records that actually :l”nvolve the listener. If Harold Budd’s rece’nt collaboration with the Cocteaus was up you alley, investigate Dif luz.
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A wee chat with Hipsway continued
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After the show, 1 found an “Unofficial Waterloo Apology gathered in the Committee” dressing room talking to the band. I sensed the time had come for your friendly neighbourhood pressman to make his appearance. The four fellows were pretty casual behind scenes, not really caring whether they got interviewed or not,
I proceeded to squeeze through the trafficof bodies and seat myself next to bassist Gary Houston, the latest addition from Edinburgh. Pete: And you’ve been with the band for how long? Gary: I’ve been with the-band since January of this year. We’ve just done a seven-date tour of Scotland. The crowds were amazin’. And then we came over here. We did Rochester last night. That was really good as well; Pete: How does Canada compare to Britain? To the States? Gary: We were in New York for just about a week. Busy, busy, busy. I find Canada’s much more relaxed, though. They’re both great in their own ways. wdi you seem comfortable as a band. Even with the moderate response you got tonight, you looked to be enjoying yourselves. -Gary: We do it for ourselves as well. If we didn’t enjoy music, we wouldn’t play together every day,* Pete: Who writes the words and who writes the music? Gary: Harry, the drummer, gets credit for most of the%words. In the music, the new songs are
Pim and Skin strut their
very much a democracy. The Pim: Well, Harry doesn’t neceswhole band works together. If sarily write all the lyrics. Sumesomeone records an idea, then times Skin contributes as well, we’ll elaborate on it, change it., , or at least they bounce off each sort of a step ladder, a four piece other for the words. The musical arrangement. side of things is a four-way proPete: This is a question that percess whereby tie all decide on tains more to you. How do you what the finished song should . design the bass rhythms? be. Gary: The bass is the fulcrum of Pete: So, you know what it’ll the rhythm or melody. You’ve sound,like before you record it? got to be melodic, but you’ve got Pim: No, we don’t. We have no be rhythmical as well. I work idea ‘coz often a lot of our songs with Harry a lot - just on our get rewritten three or four times. own. We get rhythms together Like Tinder, started off comand figure out melodies when pletely different from the way it Pim comes in. You’ve got to con‘is now. We’d rewrite it or add a sider both. We work hard at it. whole different angle to it and Pete: Have you started thinking then rewrite it again and then do about a new studio album? it in the studio. Gary: We’re just interested in Pete: What’s your most memoraperforming at the moment. We ble experience on stage? . have four or five rough demos fcir Pim: Tonight was pretty memorthe next album, but I-don’t know able. (Laughs) whether we’ll actually get to rePete: We could be infamous, you cording them because we’ll be mean? busy touring . . .we’ve got a lot of Pim: Still memorable, though. ideas. It’s just a matter of finding You tend to remember the funtime to record them. ny/bad things that happen Pete: Are you trying to say somerather than the really great thing with your music or are you things. I can’t think of any . . , trying to dance? Well, we were supporting EuGary: The best person to ask is gythmics throughout Europe for Harry because he writes most of two months last year, and we. the lyrics Dance music is relawent on stage at the Paris Vartive . . . We’re not a shallowsee. In between songs, I played minded band, so we like to say the Marseillaise, the French nasomething+ tional anthem, on the guitar a la Pim Jones had been standl%g Jimi Hendrix Star Spangled most of the time. He then sat Banner. But, I’d only worked it down and made himself availa- - out about an hour before that ble for conversation. and I was going, “Oh, I’m going Pete: HOW would you describe to forget it, I’mgoing to forget it.” your guitar technique? And it was a really weird thing Pim: Textural, I suppose. Try to pla on the guitar, so I wasn’t and create a mood and fill out all sure i 3 I was going to do it and the gaps. And also try yand strut bum out in front of 17,000 peomy funky stuff - occasionally. ple. Pete: Is it an equal process when Pete: Did they . . . you write the music after Hab Pim: Thejl cheered, “Encore! Enry’s written thn words? core!” . .. It was really good. Pete: How did you get the name, Hipsway? Pim: The name comes from the Tom Tom Club. One of their songs was called “The Man with the Four-Way Hips.” Our name suggests dancing or sex or whatever. People ask us things like, “Is it hips’-way or is it hip-s way? . . . It’s not important really where it comes from as long as somebody thinks about it, Pete: What’s in the future for Hipsway? Pim: A new album might be here before the end of the year or by January ‘88, There’s a good chance we’ll be staying on in the States to support somebody like David Bowie, well not necessarily Bowie, but somebody big like that. Pete: How about ou? Pim: What I’d rea Yly like to do is go and hang out with Stevie Ray Vaughn. Jam with Stevie when we play Austin, Texas which is where he’s from. I wanna go down to Antone’s, a club down there, and hang out. Me and Stevie. Pete: Any last remarks for Waterloo? Pim: Next time we come here, I’d just like you all to really enjoy it. We’ll hit you with a much more. . . aggressive set. I think we’ll play our AC DC set or we might just play the pub down the road. I’ve heard the pub down the road’s funky stuff better. (laughs) ‘Xcuse me, while photo by Oliver Oey I steal a cigarette.
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by Sam HiyrteImprint strff If you were taken from your mother’s arms and brought up by a surrogate chimpanzee mother, and taken from our concrete jungle into a real green one, how would you get back home? You’d fly. And if the situation was reversed, a chimp brought up here would want to do the same. Project X deals with chimpanzees (whose genetic structure is 98 tier cent like ours) who are the subjects of U.S. Air Force experiments. They are used to fly jets &cl, as the opening introduction points out, to “test the limits of human endurance”. This film has a slick animal rights slant to it. Directed by Johnathan Kaplan (Heart Like EI Wheel), it stars Willie the chimp as Virgil, the speaking (or at least signing) chimp, and Matthew Eroderick as Timmv Garrett, an airforce pilot. ” ’ Virgil is’ brought up as a’ human baby at the University of Wisconsin’s of psy- . . I -- Departme-nt chology. He’wears a diaper and learns sign language. The project he belongs to has its funds cut, and before Virgil’ knows it, he’s the propelity of the air force. He meets and befriends Jimmy Garrett. Jimmy reads The Joy of Signing so he and Virgil can communicate. Both are u are of, the ASP Force’s experi w nts. The tension mounts. The biggest thing Project X has going for it are its chimps. Virgil meets other Chimps at the base and the audience gets t‘o know them better than most of the humans in the story. While the humans are stereotypes, the chimps are the personalities. But the movie proves its point: people are animals too.
Fringe. Records hosts rare indie,release bash large stage, so elevated from the by Peter Lawaoa masses. Yes, the missed the Imprint staff hominess that the Level 21 (use to) could offer. rr11 you are on the .* edge . you Both of these groups are planprobably live near the fringe. ning to tour the West. Alberta Well the fringe.existe&at the Dibound, Alberta bound. But beamond Club on May 7. Yes, fore they do, they will be availathank God I wore my black ,ble ,for you to see them - like leathers to this event because I UIC playing in Seaford on May blended right in, 30, and possibly in this town if a The auspicious occasion was venue ever opens, the record release party for Again a small sell for Fringe Change - of Heart. The guys Products - Change of Heart’s lathrowing this winger-dinger test slice should be on the were none other. than - Fringe shelves in town very soon. If you Product. Yes, a record company, like a major collision of sounds an indie record company at that, from good 01’ Led Zepplin to throwing a record release party crunchy Bunnymen, these guys - pretty novel idea, I’d say. may be your fare, A review is Despite rather bad sound, too due next issue (big hint Don!). fn’ loud man, the bands, UIC and Also, Fringe Product is movChange of Heart, had a good ing out a ton of new stuff within time. UIC confessed they felt out the next few months - stay of their element being on such a . tuned.
China Crisis graces the kd Hall stage on Tuesday night, May 19. The opening act will be the fine roots rockers Wednesday Week., a Don Dixon produced band. See record review for Wednesday Week this issue. Future concerts at FED HALL: Bratty and the Babysittera are doing their thing on May 30. An indie show Three O’clock Train (see record review this week) and possible the Weather Men will be a free-bee on BENT stayed tuned to next Imprint publication. It is rumoured (really] that the SOBA (Southern Ontario Blues Association] summer programs . .. begin next weekend on May 23. The’usual blues and soul is expected at the Kitchener Legion. The Kitcbener-Waterloo Symphony concludes itsconcert series with Beethoven’s monster Ninth Symphony on May 22-23. Centre in the Square, heavy man. The K-W Community Orcbestra present A Spring Concert at St. Mary’s Hall, Ontafio St. Kitchener. The May 24 (7:3q p.m) concert highlights J.C.Bach, Franz Schubert, and M;‘.A.Mozart. The Imprint has some free tickets, come on down. For jazz. fans, Oliver Jones is coming to town, He knows when you are sleeping, he knows when time out+ He will play solo $aio at the Holiday Inn in Kitchener on Miy 24 at 8 p.m. Garden Bower with East Avenue Energy is’doin’ the wild thing at the Back Door in the evening of May 24. Do you ever get the feeling that‘ everything happens on just one day. The Victoria Park Pavilion is going to jump some time later this month with a local kids show featuring The Young Pagan%. Check out the posters about town.
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Midnight To Six hilun, London Town and the wonderfully dated (made famous across the Niagara Peninsula in 1967 by the British Modbeats). Swinging the door open wide, it was immediately clear that Dick Taylor wasn’t by Tim Perlicb present. “So where is he?” I questioned Imprint staff Jon Boy Langford, a large block of a man who could easily-be mistaken for Paul “Hey Tim, did ya hear something Done’s father, “Where’s Dick Taylor?” about a guy from the Pretty Things “He’s not with us pn this part of the being iti the new Mekons line-up? tour,” was the-reply. A crippling disap“No, I didn’t but I wouldn’t be surpointment set in. prised if there were survivors still runThe conversation quickly turned to ning around loose. They lasted well into Leeds, the CNT label, The Redskins and ,the seventies after evolving into a hippy Chris Dean [aka X. Moore: Redskins voband niaking concept albums about imcalist, songwriter and part-time N.M.E. aginary people from lands far, far hack]. Looking. at each other now with away.” 1 shaking heads and knowing smiles, “I’ve got a promo shot of the group c “yeah, we know Chris Dean,” admitted that Elliott droppqd off . , . “ Jon Boy, “I just sent him a postcard this “Let’s have a look and see if we can afternoon.” spot the acid casualty.” “What’s he been up to since the Reds“There’s one guy, here, who looks kins split?” about twenty years older than the rest “Sitting around a lot, but lately Chris of the group . . . ‘* and the drummer, y’know, the guy who “Wait! That’s no hippy, that’s Dick used to be in the Woodentops, have been Taylor! He was the original bassist for ’ working on some club-type singles for the Stones and started the Pretty London redords under various names. Things with Phil May back .around They should have something out soon 1963? Keith Richards, Taylor and May actually.” all wexit Sidcup art school together . . . Our brief reminiscence of the good old Hang on to this;” I shouted sliding my Lev Bronstein days of The Redskins (‘7 camera ,acI;oss the table. Leaping from produced that single,” says Jon matter&hair to table like so many slippery of-factly, just look at the back, it says ‘(a rocks in a stream, I made my way to the Mekons production”) was interrupted dressing room to see the guy who wrote by a .fidgety Elliott Lefko constantly ,
and Rang Tango
looking at his watch and repeatinS things like “it’s about time to go on” and “we’ll be on soon”. Rang Tango had just ‘finished their fun-filled (really?] yes, fun:filled set of what they’ll tell y0.u isn’t country-swing but it is; it is! Solid musicianship and a encyclopedic knowledge of their country roots sets thein apart from the thousands (well, seven at least) of “country is soooo kitsch” pretenders. Tonight their guita-, rist felt obliged to prove it by playing every James Burton lick ever waxed. Keep them eyes peeled for these dudes. A larger than usual Mekons congregation (seven in all including a fiddle player) sauntered on to the stage to a smattering of applause (no fault of the vibrant introduction to be sure!). Undaunted, the group lurched full-throttle into some of the latest additions to their vast catalogue: Big Zombie and Keep Hoppin’. A couritry ho-down of Slightly South of the-Boarder and Charlie Cake Park forced them to take a bit of a breather before attempting the nearI epic Prince Of Darkness. Continuing .with a medley of hits from their latest album Hanky Tonkin’, Zf They Hang You had the baseball capped keyboardist ripping through two finger runs on his thirty dollar (Can.) Casio device like a fifth-coffee data entry typist. Jon Boy and crew next crunchdd out Hole In the Ground in foot stompin’ waltz time with that spartan intensity that we’ve come to expect from Leeds .
exports. Besides songs &otit the co81 miner’s strike there were alsO songs about “falling. in !a& with these “new” Mekons. Not only have they learned to play their instruments (Jon is thankfully a far better guitarist than a drummer) since their start around 1977, but they seem to have mel1owe.d a bit . . . .well not exactly “mellowed”, but maybe matured. With a raised beer and a fond “Allah be praised,” Jon Bdy led the troops off the stage as the.house lights sparked up and the music began to play over the p.a. Suddenly Jon burst back screaming defiantly “it’ll take more than that to get rid of us!” He now put his hand to his brow and scanned the audience shouting “Russell . . . is Russell, here? . . . Russell? A goofy and obncixious Wednesday punk jumped down from the table he had been bouncing on and rushed to the front of the stage frantically waving his hands and shouting “it’s me, it’s me!” as if he had just been selected as the next contestant on The Price Is Right. Jon looked at him momentarily and said “sorry, wrong Russell.” Two inore old favourit& to end the night caused a mad pogoing frenzy in the older set, the likes-of which had not bvn seen since the Ramones played Burlington in 3980. “Somebody’s been listening to our records without telling us,” said ton Boy with a grin then vanished in &puff of green sinoke. ;-
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Physical activity week-kicks off with sneaker day May22 by Nick Campus
May 22 - 31 is National Physical Activity Week in Canada. It _ is a’national celebration of physical activity, providing Canadians with a chance to experience the fun and friendship that come from physical fitness and participation. Last spring, no less than six million Canadians - that’s 25 per cent of the total population participated. More than 125,000 events took place in
communities and schools, involving more than 300,000 volunteeis and leaders, A variety of activities have been planned this year to help all Canadians get into the spirit. The celebration kicks off on.Friday, May 22 with Sneaker Day. The idea is for all Canadians everywhere to wear sneakers. So no matter if you’re.in your office, in a lecture hall, on the job, or at home, slip into your favourite pair of runners and participate. Does cycling get you going? Well, May 26 is the day to hop on
your bike and ride. Where? Anywhere that you would normally drive your car or catch the bus to. This event, known as Working Wheels Day, is being coordinated by the Canadian Cycling Association. The aim rrf this day is to increase people’s awareness of bicvcle commuting.
Campus Recreatibn invites you to come out and participate in these and other physical activities during this special week and to continue your participation throughbut the term.
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Beat the heat the PAC pool by Dave
Did you know that more than 1,000 peo le use the pool each week? Di B you know that swimming is one of the most beneficial and therapeutic forms of exercise? If you have not taken advantage of this facility yet, now is definitely the time. It’s a great way to beat the summer heat* The pool’s summer hours are: Muy
Ret and Fiiness Swims 8:15 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. (Mgn. - Fri.) 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. (Mon. Fri.) Ret and Fitness Swim 12:30 p.m. - I:30 p.m. (Mon. Fri.) 4:30 p.m. - 5:3O p.m. (Mon. - Fri.) 9:00 p.m. - lo:30 p.m. (Mon. Thurs.) 8:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. (Fri.) 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Sat.Sun.1 If you are not a great swimmer or you cannot swim at all, the university offers a full range of
aquatic progrlams from learning how to swim to lifegugrd qualification coucses. There are also a wide variety of *other pool programs offered through Campus Recreation including: aqua fitness, diving lessons, innertube waterpolo leagues, .and scuba diving courses. If you wish to book the pool for any special event for a group, contact Sally Kemp (Ext. 3433), two weeks in advance. Complete registration details and information c.an be found in the Spring ‘67 Campus Recreation brochure. If all of these activities are just not comp;etitive enough for all you advanced swimmers, Waterloo’s lifeguard team may be just the thing for you, This team is the defending Ontario University Lifeguard champion. It’s a great way to meet people and practice or learn new skills. Minimum qualification for this team is a N.L.S. Regardless of your ability and interests, chances are the pool has something for yoy! /
by Nick Foglia Campus Recreation It’s summertime. Time to get a @eat tan and get into shape. Unfortunately for most of us this isn’t the case. It means spending the summer reading and studying. But don’t despair. You can still get a great tan and get into shape with Campus Recreation, Summer allows Campus Recreation the chance to offer a larger number of outdoor protoa help your grams I \ make . summer at scnool a more enJoyaMe experience. For those of you that want to: beat the summer heat, Campus Recreation also offers a large number of indoor programs to
join UW’s fastest growing club: Sky Diving. - Join the Windsurfing and Sailing Club and breeze through those lazy days of summer. - Book a tennis court and enjoy fun in the sun, - Row your way to fitness on the rowing machine. - One thousand hours per week of squash and racquetball is’ available for your use. - Skate your summer away at Columbia Icefield. See the weekly schedule for recreational skate times. Campus Recreation supplies the facilitiee and equipment and ou make the fun. Come‘out and ii e a part of it.
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THE STUDY Programme wilt begin the week of May 18, 1987 and will include workshops designed to help students develop effective study habits such as efficient time management, notetaking, reading, as well as preparing for and writing exams. The two-hour workshops continue for four weeks. Interested students can register at the reception‘desk in Counselling Services. Needles Hall 2080. I TUESDAY,
THEYAS - CAN we tatk? Come out and discuss the esoteric, th& tierverse and anything else that sounds interesting. 530 pm., Campus Centre, 138 6.
meeting. All welcome. Wednesday, May 20th at 500 pm. CC 215, Come and raise your : consciousness. Free pizza. FA&‘~8Wrilers’Meeting.
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“Aliens”. Showtime is at 8 p.m. in Physics 145. Price is $1.00 for Feds; $3.00 for non-Feds. b CANADIAN CROSSROADS Interrlational presents a party upstairs at the Kent. Proceeds will support Canadian Crossroads International. See you Saturday at 8:30 pm. Admission is 83.00.
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jI iO% OFF ALL REEBOK SHOES i WITHCOUPON
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Need HowIng? One room in townhouse available. 2 min. walk to U. of W. with 3 easy-going non-smokers. Washer dryer, $16O/month negot. Cafl John at 746-0199 or 746-5217. Toronto - Subway 4 stops away. Share l-bedroom basement apartment. Bathurst-Wilson, one block from Loblaws, banks, beer, liquor stores. $275 month. May-August. Mark, (416) 965-4259 work, 6387572 home.
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White Cat with tan patches,
med. size lost Apr. 21. Phillip St. twnhs; mrssed very much; no collar. Phone 746-3758 evngs & wkenr’s, X6640 days.
FOR SALE One flight ticket - Lufthansa. Toronto Frankfurt. Available everyd.ay until end of August. $300. Tel. 746-2184. Kevin. .
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10 @l&&h tank for sale with filtizr, heater, .>plastic plants; gravel, thermometer, canopy. Call Shawn - 7460160 or have message at Jmwfnt.
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1881 ‘YAM. SECA 750. Ex. cond., 30,DDO KM cert, 81500 or 8.0. Must sell. Bart 746-6817 ’
Lawn to sail this sumier, &nest&a Sailing School offers instruction in sailing for adults(2 evenings per week for 8 3 week period). Sessions sttnt June 8, June 30 and July 21. Lessons are at the Conestoga Sailing Club facilities at LakeConestoga. Information and registration forms: Susan Berczi, 886-5039 or Ian Macdona Id, X-3596. Do you have the blues7Then listen to ‘Sunset Blues’Thursday nights, 8:OO’ 9:30 on CKMS - 94.5 - FM with ‘Easy Wa her’.
K.W. Cycling Club. Sport touring in the Waterloo region. Saturday mornings 1O:OO am,, Wed. evenings from the Campus Centre. See Imprint Calender for ride schedule. Info. call Kevin 745-7932 evenings. Will do light moving with a small truck. Also haul away rubbish. Cafl Jeff 884-2831
Fmtball @chef. Kitchener Fastbaf f League “C” Division. Phone 5788146579-1076 Typl8t frmH.l@rwith WATSTAR (WordPerfect) or CMS Script to type major paper. Rates will be negotiable but attractive. Call Paul 746-2141 Wmnted: Semen donors for artificial insemination programme in the area. Donors must be healthy and responsible. Preference given to married candidates. Also, Urgently Required East Indian donors. Kindly contact Dr. N. Assad, 715 Coronation Blvd., Cambridge, Ont. NlR 7Rl Mu&lmw wmw - Bass player looking for key boards, guitar, and dru machine for-top 40 jamming. V&y $3 884-5098. RiDt
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clr for sale. 1986 Renault Alliance, 2 doors, AM/FM radio. Many option&.
ports, papers. University graduate (English and Latin):Experienced copy editor. P.C., letter-quality printer. Advance bookings welcome. Judy, 8861 648.
Pink Floyd tickets for the September 22nd. show. Call Paul at 884-7598 or icisit South 7 Room 20% . IBM PC compatible keyboard. Separate numeric $nd cursor keypads. Brand new - never been used. 8180 negotiable - ma@ an offer, 746-5635. Mark. ’
Resumea word processedf Fast (if in by 6 pm. you can proofread it the next dayl) Close,(near Seagram Stadium). Accurate (draft-copy provided). $4 per page. Phone 885-1353. Experienced typist with teaching degree, $1 per D.S. page. Close to utiiversity - MSA. Phone Karen L. 746-0631.
Work repo& word processed1 Fast (24-hr turnaround, if you bookahead). Close, (near Seagram Stadium). Accurate (draft-copy provided). $1.15 per double spaced page. Phone 885-I 353
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Desperately needed on Monday ancj Tuesday nights at 10 p.m. From U of Waterloo to Guelph. I will pay you foyour time and gas. .Please call Kim l837-3976. (Feel free to call collect). Peterborough rMs wanted. Looking for a ride (return) leaving Waterloo any _ Friday after 5 p.m. Call Toni 8887108.
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20MB XT hard disk w/controller
6/8MHz or 6/ 1OMHz 512K RAM 1.2M hieh densitv floppv drive .2OOWpqwer supply AT-style keyboard monochrome graphics adaptor w/printer port Packird Bell high-res monitor
20MB JAT hard disk 30MB AT hard disk
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$259 $339 $339
$99 $159 $189
$99 $149 $179
2 360K DSDD drive 15OWpower suru~lv AT-style keyboard / serial/ - . game/ clock colour graphics or monochrome graphics adaptor Zenith. composite or Packard Bell high-res monitor .
Printers Star Gemini NP-10 1OOcpsdraft 25cps NLQ Star Gemini NX-10 12Ocpsdraft 3OcpsNLQ Roland 1012
Modems EMP 1200A auto DEAL of THE CENTURY Avatex 1200auto Hayes AT command compatible Avatex 1200hcauto 100% Hayes compatible ’ .
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