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Yes and no sides gearing up for vote by Mike O'Driscoll Imprint staff With less than two weeks togo until UW students head to the polls to decide the fate of Waterloo's membership in the Canadian Federation of S t d e n t s , the battle lines have been drawn. Both sides have initiated their mail-out and publicity campaigns, and already one public forum has been held to discuss the issue. The CFS referendum will be held November 9 and 10.All UW students are eligible to vote, the outcome will decide whether or not Waterloo remains a fee-paying member of the CFS. Although both the leadipg proponents and opponents of CFS membership are executive members of the Federation of Students, they'll be chairing their respective campaigns in a non-official capacity. Heading up the pro-membership camp are Federation President Ted Carlton and Darren Meister, chairman of the Board of External Liaison. On the other side of the issue is Tim Jackson, chairman of the Board of Academic Affairs. The main areas of contention include the effectiveness of the CFS as a political lobby group on the federal level, whether or not CFS policy represents the ,concerns of UW students, and how best to implement weighted voting [allocating votes within CFS on the basis of student population). Both Jackson and Meister spoke with Imprint this week, outlining their views on the referendum.

affairs] were adopted in 1982 when the federation started. No policy like that, except for one, has been adopted since then. The one adopted was that the CFS was in favour of global disarmament." Meister also noted that any CFS policy has a limited fiveyear life span, and a s of the next CFS meeting in mid-November, those adopted in 1982 will be off the books. "We are strictly (oriented toward) the rights of students. funding. and accessibility," Meister said. Meister also said the CFS is a respected lobby group on Parliament Hill. Liberal leader John Turner, for example, has noted that "The Canadian Federation of Students continues to be an important and strong voice for post secondary education in Ottawa." However, Jackson said that CFS lobbying is nonetheless ineffective. H e s a i d f e d e r a l Members of Parliament do not consider the CFS to be a voi:e worth listening to, noting that .. , if the MP's aren't listening to CFS, ,,then we're wasting our time. In regards to funding, Meister quoted figures saying the federal government contributes more than 89 per cent of the base oper87 atinggrarrts to UW;w&las per cent of the cost of student loans in this province. "There's a large- amount of money that is coming from the federal government, the vast majority of it in fact, said Meister, so we need a national student$ organizhtion that will allow us to have a say where the money is going." But the anti-membership QrouDsaid that while the federal govknment does contribute to the university coffers, it is ultimately the provincial government that distributes the money. "We need to concentrate on the provincial government. The Ontario Federation of Students granted does a good job with that, and they're an effective lobby group, so I think w e just need to keep lobbying the provincial government to get the bulk of money from the federal government." Jackson said.

present s y s z m means the larger schools are outnumbered by smaller institutions, and therefore misrepresented. Jackson said the fight for weighted voting is best carried out externally. "How realistic is it, that a bunch of small schools, who would have to vote on weighted voting, would let that pass. If we were a small school, we wouldn't concede anything that was goingto harm us." He said he hopes, then, to use a "no" vote from Waterloo, along with the negative decisions already handed down by Queen's and Western, a s leverage to enact change in the CFS voting procedures. But Meister said dropping out the CFS will forever seal the fate of weighted voting. "An organization that has stayed out, has never got a change within CFS," said Meister. He said he believes that a show of good faith on Waterloo's part will be returned by CFS. In addition, Meister said the CFS membership is aware that a change to weighted voting will be enough to woo the larger nonmember schools into their ranks, and increase the organization's financiJ and political power. He said the CFS has already adopted a plan to examine weighted voting, and the transition will be proposed at the November meeting, In addition to its lobbying efforts the CFS offers several student services. These include Travel Cuts, the Student Work Abroad Programme, the Canadian Programming Service (an entertainment bureau], and the Studentsaver discount card. Membership in the CFS costs each UW student $2 per term.

Jackson said CFS policy does not address the needs, or necessarily the views, of students at UW. He contends the CFS is unwarranted in addressing issues that rest outside the domain of student concerns. Noting the CFS spends thousands of dollars a year on national forums, Jackson said: "If we're spending that much money on these f o r m s , then why the hell are we wasting that money talking about things like Chile and El Salvador? I may agree with some of those policies (antiUS interventionism) but they certainly are not what we should be spending our time worrying about." Meister, on the other hand, said the CFS has already shifted its policies toward more student-oriented issues. "All of thow policies (foreign

Tim Jackson How best to achieve weighted voting has also become a central issue in this campaign. At present the voting structure in the CFS allows one vote per member institution, both sides would like to see votes allotted on the basis of stpdenjpopulatfon, The

a.m. in the Campus Centre Great Hall. In addition a CKMS Radio interview with both Meister and Jackson will be aired on November 3 at noon.

Former football coach Bob McKillop

Suzuki Coach slams team opposes and administration, US trade program reviewed deal by Mike McGraw

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A public forum to address the issue has been scheduled for November 5. Representatives of both sides of the issue will be on hand to field questions at 11:30

Scientist/broadcaster David Suzuki Came to the Humanities Theatre this week to promote his new novel, Metamorphosis. The book deals mainly with Suzuki's own life, including his experiences as a young Japanese Canadian, as a scientist and in the world of broadcasting. Although the purpose of the lecture dealt mainly with thepromotion of the book, much of Suzuki's insight was given on a variety of issues during the question period afterward, The field of science is, of course, an area that hits home with Suzuki. He discussed the "complete mystery" that most scientists generate to the public and sees this as unfortunate. He is one of the few individuals in the field who feels it is vital to make his scientific knowledge understandable to the pdblic. "Most scientists choose to shut contlnued on page 4

The Waterloo Warriors football saga continues. At a press conference Tuesday, former coach Bob McKillop criticized team members and university administration alike for their roles in this month's controversies' which led to his resignation. Meanwhile, administrative heads continue to huddle in a effort to determine the fate of the UW football program. Waterloo completed its ,third consecutive 0-7seasoh last Saturday in Windsor. In a prepared statement, McKillop said, "I .can honestly say that despite the overall wonlost record oY our team that the time has been rewarding, enjoyable and worthwhile." Despite the player rebellion which surrounded his resignation two weeks ago, McKillop decided to coach the final two games of the season. The reasoning, said McKillop, was simple. "I truly believe that the football program at the University of Waterloo can be competttive with t h r ---t of the league.

However, he also revealed that when he was asked tostep down, all but one other coach agreed to join him in a sign of support. This would have left the Warriors hard pressed to complete their OUAA schedule. "This, in my opinion, would have ended the football program at this university," said McKillop. McKillop was highly critical of the players' secret vote in which they voiced overwhelming disapproval of his coaching. The players held a secret vote after the October 8 game in Guelph where McKillop announced his knowledge of a plot t o get him fired. McKillop was even more critical of how the players bypassed him and the athletic administration and went s t r a i g h t 3 the university administration. "The involvement of the university administration for up to a month previous to my being told by an outside party is, in my view, a gross error in manage ment procedure," said McKillop He added, "the fact that team

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The ~future of UW football given to the whole team by Wally Delahey (direct or of men’s athlet its) and ErnieLucy (dean of students), in good faith. The day after football r season ended, he was at a high-school recruiting. By the end of football season, only a handful of I, too, as a loyal and devoted fan, take the guadevoted fans, our doughty cheerleaders, and the rantee in good faith. Further, I have had personal satirical Warrior band were attending the assurances from Wally Delahey and Carl Totzke games. The Waterloo bleachers, especially on a (directorof athletics) that they are committed to rainy Windsor afternoon or a cold Guelph night, , the future of football at Waterloo. numbered fewer souls than the football bench, Then why cry wolf? Why worry? which included the devoted paramedics. Remember the senior citizen’s tuition-free proThis waning of support didn’t seem to affect . cried budgethe players’ morale, which remained high and . gram at UW? The administration tary restraint, and it‘ was suddenly cut - no win-oriented. warning, no redress, Some $110,000 in fees were a When a misunderstanding arose between head being lost, it was claimed. Cut the program, and. coach Bob McKillop and the players - both of that much would be saved. them frustrated by so many losses - it was A false claim by a false economy-minded buresolved by the athletic department, which senreaucracy, because how many seniors will sign sibly ruled that McKillop would finish the seaup for courses, now that they have to pay? son, then step down as head football coach. I, for one, am worried that the same thing Both the players and McKillop complied. might happen to the football program at UW - a Again (though it made an awkward situation for program that has been building, under both asst. coach Ron Dias, who was caught in the coach McKillop and asst. coach Dias, neither middle), everybody worked together and the wins nor a large following of fans, but excellent players’ mortile remained high. Performance on and well-trained players who, because of their the playing field did not suffer; if anything, it dedication to football and their devotion to one improved. It seemed a good thing to get the inevanother, become whole human beings. What betitable - Coach McKillop’$ leaving - over with, ter reason could there be for maintaining a footand the air cleared. Only one player quit, and his ball pro r&m? What better result could one wish reasons were varied. Several, who had prefor? As f or winning, and the fickle delirium atviously left the team in discouragement, retendant on having a winning season, that will turn&d. come in due time. I The athletic department, in delivering its de& If, in the meantime - and this is the meantime sion, said that the football program “would be - the administration only pretends to listen to reviewed” at the end of the season, It also, howat so many losses; ever, committed itself to the ongoing life of the . the players in their frustration if it uses the sacking of coach McKillop as an program. excuse to drop football altogether; then the uniThe question, now, is this: are these two stateversity would have shown bad faith to the playments mutually contradictory? Is reviewing the ers, the coaches, and the student body as a program an euphemism for giving it the knife? whole, The players received the athletic department’s assurances in good faith. To a man, they believe, [The Rev. Dr. Tom York is United Church’ Chathat the football program at Waterloo will be plain to UW and WLU. His office is at St. Paul’s bigger and better next year. Coach Dias, who is College.) in charge of recruiting, also took the assqrance,

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Stock crash to have little effect eon UW and other areas. Each year, the fund is valued by an independent consulting firm. . The fund’s assets were valued The University of Waterloo’s at, $225 killion as of December investment funds did not suffer 31. The appraisers, however, terribly in last week’s stoc,k recognize that this value fluctumarket crash, says Bob Truman ates frog day to day depending of the operations analysis office. , on the market value of the shares Truman said this week only it includes, said Truman. To obtwo segments of the university’s tain a more meaningful and less money is invested at all. The transient figure, some actuarial first is the excess of tuition plus calculations were done using government .grant money over past years’ data, These’ calculaday-to-day expenses such as sations put the va1u.e at $200 millaries. As this money accumulion. This is the value that has lates it is managed and invested been assumed when any deciby LJW’s investment officsr subsions involving the fund have ject to certain constraints. One been made, he said. of these constraints is that this The f&t that these calculamoney is not put in the stock tions are done should prevent market. Consequently, this any undue panic when stock primoney was totally unaffected by ces plunge and similarly any the stock market drop. premature ecstasy when the priThe other segment’ of money ces shoot up, said Truman. that is invegted is the universiIt must also be remembered ty’s pension and benefit fund for that stock market losses and faculty and staff. This money is gains-are only on paper; the acmanaged by three money:mantual loss will only be realized agement firms who invest it in a when the stocks are sold, he variety of options+ including the added. stock market, the bond market, by Atka Rrry Imprint staff

Cruise protest Sat. The KW Act For Disarmament group has announced a gathering to_ protest the American cruise missile tests in Canadian airspace. Last weekend, U.S. officials announced plans to once again test the weapoti over the Northwest Territories and Alberta this winter. The first* test was held October 27. Anyone interested in speaking out against Canada’s dompliance with the escalating arms race is invited to attend a “Demonstration to St6p Cruise Missile Testing”. The event will be held at Speaker’s Corner in Kitchener onsaturday, October 31 at noon.

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continued from page 1 members were advised and en‘couraged as how to proceed with their coup is of great concern as well. The real tragedy here is not the plight of Bob McKillop, it is the precedent that has been set for future player revolts on our university teams and how they

will be handled by whoever they are presented to.” “The manner in which the team chose to bring this issue forward and the deceit with which it was carried out will be with me always,” commented McKillop.

McKillop told Imprint that, although he has no personal animosity for any of the individual players, he is bitter toward them as a group. “You don’t get kicked in the teeth &someone and say t@nkyou,” said McKillop. “Individually, I have no animosity. But I’ve had to go to some unbelievable lengths to find out what occurred becausk nobody would tell me. I have got most of it in place now, for nathing more than my own peace of mind. But I don’t hold personal animosities. I never have.” In his prepared statement McKillop added, “I have the utmost respect for most of our players and would no?, and in fact have not, publicly centered anyone out in a critical manner although there were plenty of opportunities after evbry game to do so.” McKillop also claimed that at no time during his tenure as head coach, “did Chris Maecker or any other captain approach me or anyone else in the athletic department with their stated concerns .” In his statement, McKillop accepted full responsibility for the foot ball program. .“I agree that changes are, necessary and that a record such as ours cannot be tolerated. I Accept the responsibility for that record,” The Warriors’ record tinder MsKillop was 4-37-l. McKillop also put a few, what he termed “football facts” on record in his statement. He noted the Warriors’ 1987 starting rost er cant ained eight rookies,. eight sophomores, six juniors and both aI fourthand fifth-year player. He further revealed that the Warrior offence contained only four players with more than two years of university experience, while some of his starters


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going,” said Delahey. However, some within UW adminis.t ration don’t believti that the problem is thi! grave. AC; cording to the Federation of Students’ athletic commissibner, Shane Carmichael, the dropping of the Warrior football program is not even in question. “Administration, including (UW President) Doug Wright, has indicated that the football program is not in jeopardy+“said “Considering that Carmichael. students pay for this program through athletic fees, we feel they have some say in the future of the program. The Federation of Students as well as a considerable number of students have indicated to me that the program i should continue.” ’ The bottom line is funds. Waterloo needs money to attract a quality coach and to make other necessary altenations to its haggard program. McKillop noted some of the changes needed with regards to full-time coaches+ facilities, and recruiting program+ Asked if the future of football at Waterloo looks positive, Delahey replied+“1 can’t answer that. It’s too early to tell. But it will be cleared up within two weeks. We have to get the funds, if we can get the funds and the firm cornmitment for more than ‘a year, then we’re going to go. But we have to decide whether to get on with the package - or forget it.”



“Yef foe various reasons we are forced-to use these people. What can you expect?” queried McKillop. “I must emphasize that this is not intended to be a knock on anyone. The effort these people put forth was tremendous and I would continue to work with them as they improve.” But he added, “hindsight is 2020, but now that I know what I do, it would have been great if we got the effotin the field that some of these players expended off the field going after me.” It was also annou’nced that there will be an administrative position available for McKillop. As the dust settles around the heated conflicts of the past two weeks, the view switches to the future of the Waterloo football program. According to the athletic administration, the question is not who will coach the Waterloo football team next season, but whether or not there will be a team to coach. Wally Delahey, assistant director of men’s athletics, said a decision will be made on the program with& the next two weeks. “We have done submissions as to what we feel is required for the future, should we get these projections, we’re on-going, if we don’t, I don’t think we’re on-

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themselves out from the mainstream”, stated Suzuki. The most unfortunate aspect of this is that political representation is diminished, which is “reflected in our political approach to progress.” The discussion lead to what he described as “the most major crisis in history”: the plight of the ecosystem and our present state’ of equilibrium with nature. He said the rate of extinction of all species in nature stems mainly from our economic system, “The desire to maintain steady growth and the ‘need more for progress’ attitude is sick. Nothing in the universe can grow exponentially indefinitely because nature is not indefinite. . . In thirty years there will be no wilderness left,” said Suzuki. “We must, understand how invaluable that state of equilibrium is or the result will haie a catastrophoto by Andrew Rehwe phic effect.” On the topic of free trade, S-upreciating nature to eventually zuki said he opposes the deal pursue a career in the field.” with the U.S. onthe grounds that Perhaps the topic that hit closour natural resources may be ’ est to home at UW was Suzuki’s abused, therefore adding to the approach to inadequite teaching steadily increasing economic in universities today. A student problems. at Amherst College in the U.S., His concern for the future of he states that “the smaller the children also stems from his enschool the, better. A studentvironmental concerns. Suzuki teacher ratio of 12 to I is ideally has written a series of books for the maximum . . . universities children dealing with science must provide a lot of support faand nature. cilities for students and perhaps “It is vital to educate children smaller schools are more capable on what is happening in the ecosof this.” ystem; an, appreciation of What concerns him most howscience and nature in the early ever is how students in all uniyears is crucial.” This line of versities today are willing to put thought also led to a brief discusup with poor teaching. *‘Students sion on the situation of women in today are too concerne’d with futhe field of science: “After Grade ture jobs to exercise their rights 3 it is probably too late. Young and demand better lectures.” Sugirls must be educated at a very zuki cites course evaluations as early age to feel comfortable an essential aspect of any uniwith exploring science and apversity.

Dutch university grad ‘visits VW or~ N.A. tour by Peter Dedes imprint staff

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A graduate from the Univer-’ sity of Twente, Holland, spent the- last week in and about the campus here at the University of Waterloo.Jan Miltenburg, a 26year-old graduate in government administration, is on a fivemonth sojourn through North and CentraI America. Miltenburg’s central purpose is liaison with Dutch students abroad on work and study terms. Jan also is acting as a photo-correspondent for his university’s newspaper. According to Miltenburg, the. University of Twente is a suburban university similar to the UW. Primarily a technical and engineering school it shares a coop exchange program with the UW and other schools. Currently the exchange is job-oriented, but classroom education will soon also be reciprocated. Miltenburg’s journey began two weeks ago in New York City. Washington DL was next on his itinerary and he then journeyed north to Waterloo. In Waterloo, Jan took the opportunity to meet with a Dutch student here on a work-term from the University of Twente. As well, Miltenburg found occasion to use Imprint’s darkroom facilities in assistance of his journalistic mission. Miltenburg found the students here in Waterloo to be both congenial and



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by Mike Brown Imprint staff Anti-war activists and resisters were on campus Tuesday. American Philip Berrigan and Torontonian Ken Hancock were brought to campus by the Waterloo Public Interest Research Group. Berrigan lectured before 20 students and a handful of media. He summed up American activities since World War II as ruthless, but not without a state department goal within consid+ eration.

On the topic of students’ role in the peace movement, Berrigan asserted that some people will drop out because it is what they have to do. “Some of the worst institutions (universities) are south of the border.” Berrigan was referring to the socially and politically stifled atmosphere on American campuses. When he asked if it was any different in Canada, the crowd replied no it was not.

The United States’ policy in the third world is to leave a state in such a mess, [economically and socially) that no ideology could turn such a nation into a “model” state, says Berrigan, The bleach-grey htiired Berrigan chatted informally in front of the unlit fireplace of Campus

Three major questions of morality surfaced during the discussion. “Does the Human family have a right to survive?“‘“What is our vision (of a world) after a nuclear war?” “ I30 we go into a fetal crouch every time we are faced with breaking theraw (for a moral cause)?”

The Physical Activities Complex was the gathering place once,again of graduating students, faculty members and excited (relieved) parents as the University of Waterloo was abuzz with activity during fall convocation October 23. * photo by Andmw Rehrge

National HQ planned for. campus radio ass-ociation, puter book up. One of such direct benefits would be an increase in the variety of programming each station could offer. Members, moreover, will be able to benefit more fully since

by George Dennie Imprint staff The National Campus/Cornmunity Radio Association [NCRA), an organization of small non-profit radio stations, is in the final throws of planning the establishment of their perman.ent headquarters. They’re expected to have word sometime this fall.


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the cost of annual meetings is very expensive for most of them. In fact, members of UW’s own station, CKMS, were unable to attend this year’s conference due to the expense.



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Auditor General Kenneth Dye’s annual report is both good and bad news for the Canada’s Conservative government. While the 1987 report;zl;‘eleased this week, contains th’e usual assortment of horror stories about federal spending ($7.5 million for I bullets that won’t, shoot straight, $5.*milli?n to the West Edmontog;Mall), it does find the government is gaining some control over its spknding. This somewhat rosy finding is dftiet, howe ver, by Dye’s conclusion that “there is no political will” within the government to implement a better financial management policy. This, in a nutshell, is the problem plaguing &ian Mulroney’s party. The Progressive Conservatives won an overwhelming majority of seats in the 1984 election on a promise of change, change from the tired-politics of a worn-out Liberal government. Yet, almost from daylone, the Tories have shown they lack the initiative and will to follow-up on their. election platform. The Canadian public, liking what they had heard in the campaign, voted en masse for tbe Tories, only to discover they’d bought a pig in a poke. Despite having been pointed in the right direction by the public, the PCs refused to follow the rout& preferring instead to wallow in indecision. Once in power, they proceeded to do just what they had lambasted the Liberals for: make questionable--h



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ful”,displaying our graatest virtue; love. The most terrible letter was Catharine Wilson’s “pursuit of the truth about humanity” [both in Imprint, Oct. 23), The latter displayed one of our greatest errors, the belief in our approxi-

A Pilgrim’s Petqwciitie On Christ I’ve been talking about a number of subjects over the last four weeks and have had a variety of responses from people, and I realized I had never really defined what I mean-when I talk about being a Christian or who Christ is in my life, So I figvred it was about time. Now obviously Jesus Christ is very important to the Christian faith. Ef it wasn’t for His life, His death, and His resurrection from the dead, Christianity wouldn’t exist. We would presumably be Jews. Yet He did live and die so wht difference does His life make? Sunday. That’s Many people these days go to church ever great. God’s word says, Forsake not the assemb r ing of yourselves together: Yet, during the rest of the week, these same people live as if being a Christian was the farthest thing from their minds. In the words of Randy Stonehill, ‘*They give their spirits a fix, and they think their safe.“. What does it mean to be a Christian then? Is it going to church? No. Is it reading the Bible? No. Is it praying? No. Then what is it? After all, all these things that I have said are not what being a Christian is all about are the things that most Christians (or perhaps I should say Evangelical Christians, to admit my bias], would say are essential to the Christian life. If these things are not what being a Christian is all about, then what is? Well, being a Christian means believing in Jesus Christ as-the One and only Son of God. It means believing He died on the cross to forgive our sins, and it means learning to love Him. Well, that’s great. I can believe He’s the Son of God, and I can believe He died on the cross, but how do I go about learning to love Him? Well, if you were in a relationship with someone and you cared about them a great deal, let’s say a girlfriend or a boyfriend, then how would you learn to love them? You would spend time with them. You would do the things that they enjoy doing. You would try to make them happy, even if sometimes it meant that you weren’t quite as happy as you would like to be, Yet, because you trust that they love you, you would know that they are going to work at doing the best for you as well. That’s just a taste of what it is like living for God, He know’s you better th&i you know yourself. He knows exactly what you need (and even what you want although you might not get that!) and will always give it to you. He will do everything in His power to make your life the best it can be, and most importantly, He will never leave you. It doesn’t matter what you do, His love never fails. Being a Christian means loving God and loving your neighbour as yourself. The first letter to the church in Corinth (1 Corinthians) Chapter 13, verses 5% (the first part of 8) define love in this way: Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no recordof wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth.% always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. Love neyer fails. As a Christian, it’s great to know that I have someone to count on who loves me in this way. I hope and pray that I can learn more and more to love Him back in this wa’y and also to love those around me in this wa . I will consider myself very blessed indeed if any of my relations K ips on this earth (hopefully with a person to be called my wife) reflect the love the Jesus Christ has for me and you* God bless you. For those of you who are interested, there ia another Christian Rock Concert playing at Waterloo P8ntacostaI Assemblies OXA Nov. 7 at 7:30. I’m not sure how much tickets are, but I pr8sume you can buy them from the Carpenter Shop on King street across from wat8rI~.TOwn SqUv8. Tb8 p8rformerS 8re “DegarmO and Key” and they’re just finishing a cross Canada tour.


mations of the way things are being “the truth”. The essence of Josee’s message is love, She stands firm in her feelings about “lustful acts” outside a loving relationship, she is equally firm on her strong belief that loving relationships, of any sexual orientation, are an affirmation of God’s love. How wonderful to see religion presented ‘here with a warm, human face fgr a change. 4 What, on the other hand, is the essential message of Catharine’s ietter? In some ways it may seema bit like Josee’s. She says ‘*we arp aI1 human beings, we all share humanity.” The difference is starkly evident with the introduction of her measure of humanity - not love, but “truth”. While she has “great compassion” for us, she leaves no doubt as to her belief that those who don’t follow the “true way of humanity” will come under the knife of “evolution”. Given this context, the mention of AIDS was, to say the least, unfortonate. I am willing to give Ms. Wilsori the benefit of the doubt, but the fact remains that I was left with the distinct impression that

AIDS was being named as an agent of evolution to return the universe from “chaos” to equilibrium”. A moral universe, whi!e it may-be comforting, is a very difficult concept, given all the inconsistencies.

If AIDS is evolution’s way of saying NO, what is cancer? Are cer-

tain diseases sent to chastise those who do not follow the “true way”? If AIDS was created to “eradicate” homosexuals, why are heterosexuals suffering and dying? Catharine, you ask the question “what really is truth?” To ask what is truth is to be human; to have an anjlwer is to be divine. “Truth” exists solely as a concept, “inherent truth” an unmaking likely foundation for an authoritative position. We all have reason to fear when “truth”, rather than love, is made the arbiter of human affairs, there is no “truth”. There

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upon for a time by a sufficient number of people to give it cespectability and authority. SuTh approximations litter the road our kind has travelled like so many abandoned cars. I have no faith in such “frufhi’. An approximation of an “inherent truth” - racial superiority for example - can lead to concentration camps built by skilled engineers and staffed by qualified doctors, all convinced they are “right”. Intelligerice, of itself, is capable of anything; it is only love in all its forms that keeps us human.

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Recently I have been inspired to recount a little about the big “coming out”. A friend of mine was telling me of someone he knew who tias quite adamarit that everyone should be as out as possible. Immediately. Interesting, I thought. My own coming out ex&perience was, I suppose, in some ways unique (h20mophobic parents can do that to a person), but probably not so dissimilar from what

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out is a “bad” thing, I do believe that for most people, myself included, it is very trying and traumatic. When I “came out” - not something i just did one night, but a process that has lasted a couple of years - I had pre-conditioned homophobia to deal with, my own perceptions of what my faith said about persons with a same-sex orientation, what I knew about societies attitudes toward gay men and women, what I knew about the “gay lifestyle” (which is, I have subsequently found out, just as varied as the “straight lifestyle”, and not just of one type), and feelings pf being somehow inadequate - not quite measuring up somehow to the rest of th,e “normal” people. That is quite a bit to try and overcome. Only last fall did I finally come to terms with my Gad (as I have mentioned before, I am a Christian), realizing that despite what lerry Falwell and his cohorts espouse, God does not hate me for loving, and showing that love in a physical way to, another man. I also got quite a bit of support from various members of my own church [Catholic) which was, quite frankly, very unexpected, colisidering the vatican’s “official”.position on this whole deal, and even more greatly appreciated. The homophobia I dealt with by finally admitting to myself that, yes, I am gay, and even then it took me a while to leave the beloved. label of “bisexual” behind and admit that I was pretty well not at all interested in the opposite gender for sexual relations. Please do not misread this to say that I do not believe there are true bisexuals - I just know that I used the label as a crutch for I know (as did Dr. Kinsey) that there is a whole scale of sexual orientations, ranging from completely opposite-sex preferences to completely same-sex preferences. I also learned a great deal about “alternate” ways of life as a gay person. I know of two men that have been in a monogamous relationship for more than five years -married, if you will - and I have decided that, if they could do it, so can I. It is for that that I am looking. Society’s attitudes, unfortunately, for the most part, have not been‘too different from what I had expected. That is one of the reasons why I wrjte this column. This university campus, however, I have found, is really a great deal ahead of the majority of society is being able to accept a person for who they are and not what they are. As far as feeling inadequate, well, I think 1 have dispelled most of those beliefs from my mind. I wrote (more like listed] a little while ago about many gay men in history, all of whom made. varying contributions to “personkind”. It is ratheb hard to see da .Vinci or Oscar Wilde as “inadequate”. That, briefly, is my “coming out” experience. If you find yourself at that stage where it is time to “step out of the darkness of your closet”, if you will, I think that it is something that really should not be rushed. I took my time, accepting a lot of things that would have been simply too difficult to handle all at once. I am the type of person that wants everything to be “just so”right now, but this was one thing that I let thappen at its own pace. Accepting yourself and presenting yourself as “a gay person” [and that does not necessarily mean walking around with a placard reading “I’M GAY”] is, I believe, something that you must be comfortable with inside - you need to feel secure in your own sexuality. And, varying degrees of security will lead to varying degrees of being “out”. As I said before, coming out is a process, not an overnight event. And lastly, you need to learn $0 enjoy yourself and your life. Being you, and being gay. To the editor,



you still have to endure. I do not want that to sound like coming because I do not think that it is. However,

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. Your notion of homosexualitv and the curious use of the phrasi Re: Catharine Wilson’s letter “In “committed lovers” suggests that pursuit of the truth about humanyou must believe any sex that is lty” [Imprint, Oct. 23) not oriented toward conception is I accept your invitation, Cat hanot na.tural. According to your therine Wilson, to a discussion of ory of natural, the female of this truth. I present to you a few arguspecies should only be sexuelly rements about your understanding ceptive during ovulation - like of the truth. First, you misconstrue other animaIs in the kingdom. It is the theory of evolution. Secondly, a well proven fact that we have you presume to interpret what is evolved beyond that. You seem to natural, and finally, you arrogate have confused your opinion with the rights of all of humanity ‘to fact. You state: “This is not my speak for themselves. opinion; it is the inherent truth The Concise English Dictidnary which all humanity realizes” definition of evolution is: the prolease do not assume the roice of cess by which a germ develops into umanity! a complex organism; the derivaThere are five billion people on tion of all life forms from a simpler this earth, all of whom do not necharacter. cessarily share your view. All of Complex is the key word. Huhumanity is confused - but you. manity is rich in complexity in all know the truth? forms. The diversity of biology, I have one final question for you, culture, and aexual persuasion is a Catharine. In your opinion, will direct result of evolutionYou the equilibrium of the universe be state: “The truth about human exachieved upon the eradication of istence is evolution.” Homosexual gay people? humans exist. They have evolved. Furthermore, what facts have you ’ KathleenMcSpurm . that AIDS is the evolutionary es. GEOG , eradication of gay people7


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It is not surprising that many people do not understand the stock + market, nor want to know about it. To those who do not actively articipate in it, it appears frivo Pous at best. But when the editor of this campus’ newspaper suggests that this past week’s performance of the stock market is meaningless and frustrating to the average viewer, I am dismayed. To co-op students and graduates, this directly affects their job prospects. We all know that available co-op jobs have outnumbered students for the past three years (not surprisingly, the TSE and Dow Jones has been rising almost continuously since 1982). It wasn’t alwavs this good, though. Does anyone remember the 1981-2 recession when the stock markets were in a prolonged slump and co: ops were taking jobs at McDo-

nald’s? So with the apparent collapse of the .world’s stock markets, what does this means to our future job potential? Already many compauies have laid off thousand of employees because of this. Is it not then reasonable to expect co-op jobs to diminish? I raise the issue of stock markets and how they affect our lived because of their importance to all of us; directly to the 20 per cent of Canadians who do invest, and indirectly as a symbolic barometer of our livelihood. We should all take an interest in them and make efforts to understand how they work. If Canadians, and especially students, do this, we all have a better chance of understanding how our economy works, what effects it, and ultimately what it means to ’ the average person Steven Burnett 4A Systems Design

The perfect apple: ripe, unblemished, symmetrical, and shiny, It’s harvest time in Ontario and local grocery stores have varieties of apples for sale. including Golden Delicious, Cortland, and Macintosh. But how many of us really know how their grown. Apples represent a multi-million dollar industry. In Ontario there were approximately three million apple trees in 1986. Macintosh apples represent the largest market share at more than $14 million dollars-in 1985. Apple production is no longer a matter of planting a tree and harvestiug fruit after a few years. There are m-ore than 30 pests (insects, diseases) which attack the apple directly and indirectly [harming the bark or leaves of the trees). They include the white apple leafhopper which can scar apples. Most pests have two or more generations during

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Have you ever stopped to think about forests? Most people don’t, really, although they may consider the attractiveness of the trees in the fall or the cool, calm shelter a forest gives as they hike through it. But you should think about forests because in this modern world th!$y are an endangered species. And as they suffer so do you and I. Our forests are disappearing. In the US. between 1967 and 1975, 70 million acres of forest land was lost to other uses. The situation is even worse in other areas of the world. Every year, between 13.8 million acres and 51.9 million acres of tropical rainforest is destroyed. Using the conservative estimate, that means a loss of more than 37,000 acres every day. Forests are resources that give great benefits, both to man and the world. Tropical forestscontain a vast number of plant species, some of which have proven medically or agriculturally beneficial and many, many more whose properties have yet to be explored. Ecologically, forests enhance the climate, the soil, the groundwater leveis and the atmosphere. Economically they are an essential supply of fuel, building supplies and paper. In fact, the demand for wood products is growing faster than the population. 1t is predicted that, at current deforestation’rates, the world will experience a wood famine within two generations. Try to imagine going to university with no textbooks and nothing to take notes on. The water cycle is greatly influenced by the presence of a forest, Forested areas receive more rain than’non-forksted areas. The trees transmit the water down into the ground, raising the water table andpreventing runoff. Because there is little runoff there is no soil erosion and no flouding. All soil erosion in the Amazon basin is due to the removal of the forest. Floods in Bangladesh and China have been blamed on the deforestation of areas u -river. Forests enhance t 1 e soil they live in. The leaves tliey drop add nutrients to the dirt which builds up into good quality topsoil. Trees can grow almost anywhere, even soil that can’t support grass for grazing animals. The rainforests are a good example of this; below the few inches of high quality soil produced by the forest the soil is almost sterile. . The world is experiencing an increase in the carbon, dioxide levels in the atmosphere. About 80 per cent of the carbon released into ‘the air

history of the orchard. These pesticides can also have detrimental effects on the environment if imprope!ly applied. To address the growing limitations and cost of pesticide s raying the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture an B Food (OMAF) have adopted an alternative control program known as Integrated Pest Management (IPM); Specialists within ‘OMAF will provide advice to area growers on this program. IPM is a recent innovation in the apple growing industry. Prior to 1969 apple trees were sprayed frequently during the growing season. This was a “preventative” program in the sense that they would spray the trees before a perceived problem developed. However this method proved both costly and time consuming. In lg$g.OMAF began examiuing the effects of reduced spray application and the efficiency of spray application. From this developed an IPM program for apple production. It involves the selection and proper mixture of pesticides, orchard sanitation, and the use of pest traps and efficient sprayers. Although the IPM program has been successful there are inherent problems. For examplk the ability of pests to become resistant to pesticides after many exposures remains problematic. In this case

every year is due to deforestation. This is because trees incorporate 10 to 20 times as much carbon as the same area of crops or pasture. There is widespread agreement that the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is warming the earth’s climate. As attractive as that may seem on a cold October afternoon, this warming trend has its negative aspects: the polar icecaps could partially melt, flooding low-lying coastal areas including most of Florida and New York City. The rapid destruction of the rainforests is particularly critical. Although they cover less than seven per cent of the world’s area, these tropical forests contain 50 per cent of all the world’s species. The balance of nature is very delicate there, with many species dependent on each other. A large percentage of these tropical species are unique to a small area; destroying the area results in the loss of that species together with all species that depend upon it. Because of the large scale destruction of the rainforests, several species are becoming extinct every hour. Once destroyed, it will take an area of rainforest from 150 to l;aM1 years to retcrn to its original complexity and diversity. If the present tro icaldeforestation rates continue, the world wi P 1 lose up to 66 per cent of its plant species and 89 per cent of its bird species. Many of these birds are Canadian birds that winter in South America. The lost plants could contain a disease resistant gene or a chemical to cure AIDS., Once gone, they can never be recovered. The driving’ force behind this loss of forest is the meat industry. Most conversions of forest land are to grazing land. Two-thirds oft he forest lost in the US. between 1988 and 1975 was due to conversion to pasture. More than 40 per cent of Central America’s rainforests have been converted to cattle pasture to provide cheap, low quality beef for export to the North American market. (This has the effect of lowering the price of a hamburger by a whole five cents per pound.) The loss of forests has many ramifications for your future and mine. We should all do what we can to slow and hopefully stop this loss. There are a couple of things you can do. One is to ease pressure on the forests by eating less meat, therebyreducing the demand. Another thing you can do JS to become active in the fight to stop deforestation. On campus, the Rainforest Action Club of Waterloo is working toward that end. They can be contacted for information through the Vegetarian Club mailbox in the Fed Office.

growers must be wary of pesticides which might have different names but in fact may have the same mode of action. Some controls also kill beneficial insects which rey on pests. Pesticide applications during fal P bloom may also disrupt pollination, by oisoning bees. are preferable to synWhile natura P pesticides thetic chemicals they can also cause problems. Pyrethroid (from the Chrysanthimum) may increase the population of other pests like mites if sprayed __ in the late sumtier. All this for the perfect apple? Clearly we must continue research which reduces the need for pesticide applications. An IPM program in Pennsylvaniahas produced very good results in decreaskng blemishes on ap les through both reduced spray application an B the use of pest traps. The pesticides used were either botanical or sulphur based. However we must also work on changing the mindset which equates good health with a brilliant, unscuffed’apple, which is in fact an anomaly. Apples simply do not grow that way naturally, nor do many other staples. Many farmers and growers stuck on the pesticide treadmill for years are now re-evaluating the costs and benefits of pesticide use. Maybe consumers should be doing the same.

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It is called the forgotten holocaust, a period during 1932 - 1933, when more than seven million Soviet citizens were starved to death. Fifty-five years ago, Stalin was dumping millions of tons of Ukrainian wheat un the Western markets, while in Ukraine, men, women, and dhildren were dying of starvation at the rate of 25,000 per day, 17 human beings a minute. During both these years, the harvest was only slightly inferior to those of preceding years, and there were sufficient food supplies to feed the entire population. The devasting ‘famine was a deliberate extermination of defenseless victims perpetrated by the Soviet communist regime. The people of Ukraine, the breadbasket of .&rope+ were amongst the most gifted farmers in Europe. The majority of Ukrainians were peasants who were the least Pussified sector. of the Ukrainian society. They were determined to form their independent democratic state to enjoy the freedom that they briefly had in 19184922, after the Russian revolution, Their fierce opposition to communism formed the foundation of the Ukrainian struggle for national survival,

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The famine was orchestrated by Stalin’s ruthless regime to break the peasant’s resistance to collectivisation, and to simultaneously break the backbone of the Ukrainian national revival. The main target of this enormous crime against humanity was the Ukrainian peasants who had always been individual landowners, and intended to remain that way. The peasants had a strong influence on Ukrainian Society and because of them, the Ukrainian language was introduced gradutilly into schools and the administration, Many urban centres Ukrainianized with the influx of Ukrainian peasants into cities. hany Ukrainian economists were accusing Russia of colonial exploitation of Ukrainian and writers advocated a Western orientation for Ukrainian culture while Ukrainian communists demanded greater autonomy for Ukraine, The strong possibility of Ukraine separating from Russia was intolerable to Stalin and his communist ideology. Stalin’s policy of rapid industrialization and militarisation demanded exorbitant amount of funds. Stalin decided the peasants and agriculture in general would pay for the industrialisation. tiy dealing with collective farms, rather than with individual landowners, it would be easier for.the state to confiscate agricultural products which would provide funds necessary for capital investment industry. By orchestrating ai artificial famine, Stalin accomplished two devious goals: Firstly he destroyed about a quarter of the Ukranian peasantry and thus eliminated all opposition to collectivisation, Secondly, he undermined the strong up; surging anti-communist Ukrainian national revival. Stalin executed his plan to starve innocent peasants with horrifying efficiency. All food was confiscated from the villages. Impossibly high grain production quotas were set, and hunger and starvation was the penalty for the peasants’ failure to attain the “commonly set goals”. Persistent peasants were shot, arrested, or exiled to Siberia, The remainder were left to die in the fevastated villages; while well-fed squads of police supervised the victims. rhe borders of Ukraine were sealed off 3y the military to prevent any migration .n search my help

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Harvest of Despair, a,documentary film on the 1932-33 famine in’ the Ukraine, will bp shown Nov. 3 in the Engineering Lecture Ha11 room 103. The film, through its stark, haunting images; provides the testimony of a long-silenced lost generation. A guest speaker, Prof. J. Darewych from York University, will follow the film. Admission is free.

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from outside, including help Yom other areas of the Soviet Union, ‘ram reaching millions of starving peaIants. Internal passports were removed arohibiting travel, and ‘armed gualds tnforced it by preventing Ukrainians ‘rom escaping the famis,hed regions. Some grain that remained in the famshed areas was locked up in collective Jins, and was to feed communist party

Initially the great cover-up succeeded, and the famine faded from Western conscience, and eventually r from print and memory, Twenty-five per cent of the Ukrainian population was deliberately starved within ,two years and not a word about it in objective scholarly literature of the thirties and forties. The famine had become a non-fact not only in the Soviet Union, but shamefully also in the West. Only recently, in the last decade or so, researchers, professors, and journalists such as Robert Conquest and William Buckley Jr. have made considerable effort to extensively document and research this atrocity. According to a communist quoted in conquest’s “Harvest of Sorrow”, the reasons for the supression of truth was the fact that “the USSR ‘could only win the support of workers in the capitalist countries if the human costs of its policies was concealed”. As George Orwell complained, “Hugh events Iike the Ukraine famine of 1933, involving the deaths of millions of people, have: actually escaped the attention of the majority of English russophiles”. Conquest adds that it “was not only a matter of pure ressophiles but also of a large and influential body of Western thought”. I The scandal is not that they justified the Soviet actions, but that they refused to hear about them, that they were not prepared to face the evidence. The Ukrainian Famine of 1932-1933 was a horrendous and atrocious crime against humanity. To this day, the communist Soviet authorities attempt to deny the existence of this atrocity, des- pite the overwhelming evidence which confirms its. horrendous existence, beyond any reasonable doubt. The systematic murder of seven million innocent people, the human .suffering, and the shamefully successful cover-up. is difficult for the human mind to imagine . and accept. The*actions of Stalin and of subsequent communist Soviet governments re-emphasizes the danger that the elaborate communist disinformation campaign poses to individuaF rights and freedoms. in the free democratic Western World. . . l

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members. A great deal of this inventory was never consumed eventually spoiled. Many peasants, driven by ravaging hunger, were killed in their futile * attempts to capture these well-guarded inventories of grain. An American correspondent who managed to enter the famished region expressed shock when he “saw hugh pyramids of grain, piled high, rotting and smoking from internal combustion.” The psychopathy of Stalinism may be seen in the fact that no.word about the famine was allowed to appear in the press or be discussed elsewbhere. Peqple

prominent Westerners such as American journalist Walter Durranty, french politician Edouard Herriot, and celebrities such as George Bernard Shaw repeated Soviet lies to the West, and contributed to the regime’s disinformation campaign by disparaging the.victims of the famine, and ridiculing their testimony. Even the democratic governments of the depression-hit West preferred to remain silent over Communist Russia’s atrocities in order to continue trading. As the closest Western co-operator of all with the Soviet falsifications, New

Reference to famine earned people five or more years in l&our who referred to it were subject to arrest for anti-Soviet propaganda, usually receiving five or more years in labour bamps. Robert Conquest in his recent book “Harvest of Sorrow” describes how “Even the officials who coul,d see death, all around - did not permit themselv’es - to see starvation. This refusal to countenance the truth or allow the faintest reference to reality was certainly part of Stalin’s general plan.” Moscow’s



tion campaign denied tlie existence of any famine. Soviet authorities refused Western help, and they forbade Western journalists from entering Ukraine. As an added further “proof’ of its achievements in collective agriculture, the SOviet Union dumped Ukrainian wheat onto Western markets, and protested , against the imposition of export quotas. Blinded by radical left-wing ideals,


York Times cor’respondent Walter Durrarity obtained all sorts of priviliges from the Soviets, incJuding unlimited - access to the famished areas, an’d interviews with Stalin himself. Experienced journalist Malcolm Muggeridge, referred to Durranty as “the greatest liar of any journalist I have met in 50 years of journalism”. However, a crime of such enormous magnitude could not pass completely unnoticed






ports of the fainine leaked to the West and made their way to Western newspapers and journals. Malcolm Muggeridge in Great Britain, Pierre Berland in France, and many others informed the West of the Ukrainian tragedy. Relief committees were organized in several countries to bring aid to t_he famished but aid was flatly refused by the Soviet authorities,

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Queen’s University Kingston mayor John Gerretson made public his wishes tocurtail the rowdiness of orientation week. The mayor made the announcement in the wake of a homecoming weekend of rowdiness and destruction. Gerretson believes festivities during orientation week are generating a negative image of Kingston in the eyes of the students. The result isthat freshman develop little regard for the city: this ‘%;%Fe;;ard” is especially evident at the annual alumni homecoming G. Gordon Liddy, former Federal Bureau of Investigation supervisor and Watergate mastermind, attempted to justify clandestine activities and the need for U.S. strength at Queen’s University. Liddy spoke to 300 s,tudents and alumni as the alumni weekend speaker.’ \ York Universify The two-week YUSA strike is over at York Univhrsity, The support staff at York and the administration came to an agreement October 15. Students at York were. inconvenienced by the strike immensely because of disruption in classes and the stoppage of key university services such as the library; but, it’s’not over! Now York students have had their fall term extended to offset the strike, The faculties of Arts, Education, Fine Arts, Science and Atkinson College will extend the fall term to December 11. 1 Teaching assistants still remain at odds with the administration at. York as negotiations between the Canadian Uqion of Educational Workers (CUEW) and the administration continue. No strike vote has yet been taken, but a date may be set within the week. Striking York daycare workers have struck a deal with the parental co-op management committee. Some 110 children were displaced during the brief labour dispute. University

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The strike-ending trend in Ontario has no exception at Western. A 42-day-old strike appeared to be resolved. after last week’s negotiations between the university and CUPE Locals 2361 and 2692, re-, presenting 500 Physical Plant and Foo,d Services staff. University of Toronto Shopping centre classes are a phenomena the University of Toronto is looking into. Arthur Kruger, Principal of Woodsworth Gollege is suggesting university-level courses be held in every shopping centre and library across Metropolitan Toronto. University of Toronto and York University If Toronto’s bid to host the 1996 Olympics is accepted, Toronto universities would play an integral part to the game’s success. According to Bryce Taylor, Secretary General of the Toronto Olympic Committee, the feasibility of hosting the games in part hinges on U of T and York universities’ offers to give up student residence space for the Olympic athletes and officials. Up to 6,000 officials and 12,000 athletes will need to be housed. . Since the games are held in the summer, the inconvenience would be almost negligible. The scheme would involve York more so than U of T since York’s capacity is greater than U of T’s. University of Lethbridge Lethbridge has a new president. Howard Tennant installed October 24 as the University of Lethbridge’s . dent. * University of British Columbia

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Prime Minister Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe took a break from the Commonwealth Conference held in B.C. to address students at UBC. Mugabe endorsed violence as a response against violent regimes. The prime minister spoke out for armed struggle and oppressed . peoples. I National University Scene. The federal government has withdrawn federal funding for Indian education. In one national example, almost 200 students enrolled with the Saskatchewan Indian Federated College ‘(SIFC) affiliated with the University of Regina, are facing financial crises ‘after being told their promised funding was not coming through.


Marlene McBrien, a 3B recreation student, was’ named the winner last week of the career services logo contest. The career services department held the campus-wide contest to promote student awareness. The 57 entries received by the October 16 deadline made it difficult for the judges to choose which design best suited career services. -The panel of five judges consisted of Virgil Burpett of the Fine Arts department; David Bart holemew, graphic services; Linda Kling of Career services; Anne Tyczyeki, a representative of the career services marketing committee; and Romany Woodbeck, a student vocational advisor-

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Magic, music, and comedy were served to an appreciative audience at the Eighth Annual Village Benefit Coffee House. The show began with “Al and Larissa”, a vocal and guitar duo from St. Paul’s College, who gave fine renditions of some Simon and Garfunkel classics. They invited their listeners to approach the stage and sing along, thereby establishing the warm and friendly atmosphere that was maintained throughout the evening. Following them, Tim Jackson of East 6, one of two magicians in the show, dazzled the audience with card tricks and various magical illusions. Later on, the again audience was once ushered into a world of wonders under the spell of Lee Wiener, who operates professionally out of Rueben’s and Wong rest aurant. In Out,-the first of three rock bands slated for the show, entertained with some sophisticated rock classics from Genesis, Pink Floyd and ‘Simple Minds. All of their selections were delivered with a strong vocal performance. The two other bands, The Neon Tomatoes and LeftHanded Weekend, opted for a more basic, hard driving rock style, selecting their material from the Who, The Scorpions, Chuck Berry and Teenage Head. Additional musical entertainment was provided by Amy Pun, a talented pianist from East 3.

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1 by John Kominek Harry flinswanger, editor of The Objectivist Forum, a bimonthly magazine on Ayn Rand’s philosophy of Objectivism, will speak at the University of Waterloo November 3. In preparation for his lecture, the following interview was conducted bpthe campus’ Students of Objectivism club. Q: We often hear that philosophy is not practical, that it might be fun 88 an intellectual game, or as s‘omething to muse about over a few beers, but it does not apply to man’s day-to-day life. What do you have to say about that?.

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A: I think the people who say that have unfortunately accepted a very wrong philosophy: the philosophy of pragmatism. That very statement, “philosophy is only a game”, is a philosophical statement - a false one, The philosophy of pragmatism, which I very much oppose, says that principles of atiy kind, but especially broad philosophical rinciples, are meaningless or rl ave no real “cash value”. This is the philosophy that has dominated America and, to a -lesser extent, Canada, throughout the century. So it is riot surprising that ou often hear people echoing t i e pragmatist philosophy’s scorn of philosophy. Philosophy deals with the basic nature of existence and with hbw man is to live. The fact that philoso hy deals with such fundamenta P issues makes it more important practically, not less. Nothing could be more practical than to know the basic principles governing everything. If your fundamentals are wrong, you’will find nothing but defeat in all your endeavours. For example, one philosophy holds that power over nature comes from prayer, another holds that it comes from science and technology. Does it make no practical difference which philosophy one accepts? Q: What about a person who doesn’t ha,ve any philosophy at all? A: Everyone has an implicit philosophy of life, whether he is aware of it or not. He has’to make choices about how to live his life, .about what he is basically after in life. Is he going to achieve how own values or pursue the goals that others - family, friends, authority figures - want him to pursue? Is he going to think rationally about all these issues, or is he going to drift‘mindlessly at the mercy of ideaslhe picked up at random without thinking them through? All these, and many more, are philosophical questions to which evpryone has explicit or implicit answers. In fact, every choice you make is based upon some view of what is the good, what is worthwhile, and how to achieve it. So everyone is in fact operating on the basis of a view of what life is for, and that is one part of his philosophy: his ethics. He also has to make assumptions about the basic nature of ,the world and how to gain knowledge - these . assumptions constitute his implicit metaphysics and epistemology. Even those who claim to reject philosophy are making philosophical assumptions all the time only they are doing it unknowingly and without checking the validity of their assumptions.

Ayn cRand. Q: Where do people who don’t study philosophy get their philosophy of life from? A: Most people absorb the philosophical ‘assumptions of their culture without realizing it. They get their ideas from their parents, from their teachers, from their friends, from the literature they read and the movies they see. Because they absorb these ideas and values unknowingly, the never inspect them rationally and they never even consider the possibility that other philosophies are p&sib18 - until perhaps they study history, or visit other societies where _the people have an Bntirely different philosophical outlook. -hen




First, it is unique in that it connects reason to the real world, the world we perceive by means of our senses. There is, in Objectivism, *absolutely no dichotomy between reason and the senses, between theory and practice, or between logic and reality. A second unique aspect concerns ‘the moral meaning of reason. Ayn Rand holds that reason is the key to morality, that essentially to be moral means to be rational; One must guide one’s actions by reason, reason to obtairi knbowledge. Only man, Objectivism acheive happiness.


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A: Well, for instance, how many people could define what demoiracy is? Most of them would say that democracy is any political system in which there is voting. But that is a definiti’on by non-essentials, a logical fallacy. Democracy becomes an invalid concept if defined that way. Democracy has to be defined as unlimited majority rule. If you understand that, then you see that pure democracy is incompatible with the rights of the individual. Under a pure democracy, where there ate no limits on the power of the majority, 51 per cent of the people could vote to enslave or kill the other 49 per cent. Is that a moral political system? So when I hear people praising democracy, I know that they don’t understand the meaning of their terms; they don’t have proper definitions, Q: Are you saying that you are against democracy? A: I am saying I am against any form.of tyranny over the individual, and if you have a system where the government can do to the individual whatever it likes as long as a majority votes for it, that is a tyranny. Democracy properly defined is the tyranny of the majority. The broper political system is one of c’omplete arid absolute freedom for the individual, a system in which individual rights are constitutionally guaranteed and cannot be voted away. That’s a constitutional republic, not a democracy. In a republic, people do vote, of course, but only over secondary issues, such as who are to be the personnel of the government, or how to best implement the protection of rights. They’d0 not have the authority in a constitutional republic to vote -the minority into -slavery. The point I was making by bringing up the confusion concerning democracy was an epistemological point: the importance of definitions. If you


Q: If ever tenet of Objectivism Q: Do you think philosophy can is provab Ke by use of reason, to reach objective truths? what to you attribute the fact A: Certainly I do. And look at the so contrsdictibn in the op osite po- - that many people disagree strongly with it? sition: if you say “p K ilosophy A: Two factors explain it: free cannot reach objective truths” will and bad epistemology. First, is that an objective trutfi? because people have free will, Q: And philosophical truths the fact that you can provasomewould be true for all time? thing doesn’t mean that a person A: Yes, and actually this is pTehas to accept what you are provcisely the job of philosophy: to ing. It doesn’t mean that he will state principles that are true for all time, to-identify facts about honestly atttempt fo understand it rather than twisting your wars man and the world that are unibecause he doesn’t like yohr conversal, that are applicable everyclusion. He may not even choose where in every time. If it isn’t to listen to your proof. applicable everywhere -and every time, it is noI a principle of Second, even if a perso! is tryphilosophy. “Short ,skirts are in” ing to think logically, what does is not a principle of philosophy he take as logical? This is where because that changes with fathe influence of bad epistemolshion. But “reason is man’s ogy enters. Epistemology is the means of survival” is tr’ue any theory of knowledge, and evetime and any place. “Slavery is -ryone has his own implicit theevi!” is true- any ~time and &y ory of knowledge, i the sense-of place. “Facts are facts” is true the way he thinks, f% e method he any time and any place. follows in thinking. Bad, illogi.Q: You believe Ayn Rand’s Obcal methods of thought get in the jectivism is the only right philoway of people following proofs sophy for all men?- in any field, but especially in A: Definitely. Only I wouldn’t philosophy, where the issues are say I “believe” it; I would say I so abstract. am rationally convinced. “BeWhat I found in dealing with lief” here sound like faith. Objeccobge students is that they are tivism totally rejects faith and often unable to ftillow a proof berelies strictly on reason. Krause they don’t have the basic’ Q: What is unique of distinctive tools. This is especiqlly true in about Objectivism? the U.S., but to some degree I A: Virtually everything, but -the think this is true universally fundamental is its view of reatoday. son. Ayn Rand defined reason Q: What would be an example of as: “the faculty that identifies what you see as people’s inabiland integrates the material proity to think ratibnally? vided by man’s senses,”

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don’t know the definitions of the key terms in any field; ot just politics, you can’t thin Ii logitally. You can play with words, but you can’t connect your ideas to reality. You can’t even connect once concept to any other concept in any coherent fashion. The analogy to 0 pereon using concepts without proper definitions would be a person with a bag of tools who couldn’t tell one from the other - sometimes he tries to use a screwdriver as a saw, sometimes be tries to use asaw a hammer. The lack of definitions makes it very difficult for people to follow a philosophic proof. In other words, the basic reason why people are sometime not convinced when you give a rational philosophic argument is that most peopledon’t know how tq think in principles. Q: Isi;l’t that an as ect of the pragmatism you ta Pked about . before? A: Yes. Pragmatism teaches that there are no principles and that even the rules of thumb that substitute for principles don’t exist in any kind of struc+tural.order or hierarchy. Each rule of thumb is like a separate revelation. The only way you &an use principles properly is if you develop them in a hierarchical fashion, starting from observation of reality, so that you can take any principle and see where it comes from and where it leads to. If you can? do that, then you can’t fell-ow proofs; then all you do is dispute .concretes.

(2: Since so many people are ’ pragmatists, or worse, YOU a r8 hainting a bleak picture.-What is the way out for our society? A: The way out is through the minority of people who do think and who are independent. Most people, the great majority of people, do not question their philosophies beyond college age; and even when they are in college, very few question everything down to the root, So the great majority of people are followers philosophically. But it is the small minority who do think about philosophy that determines the direction of philosophy, then the followers follow that: the new direction, So the only way to change the minds of most people is ‘to change the minds of the people they are following, which means change the minds of the intellectual leaders. Now that is worse than bleak in the way I have set it up - it would be just about impossible to change the minds of the current intellectual leasers, since they are so committed to antiObjectivist ideas, such as mysticism, self-sacrifice, and collectivism. But, what can be done, is gradually to build up a new generation of intellectual leaders - what Ayn Rand called a new intellectual - that is, an actual, genuine intellectual+ an intellectual who respects the intellect, So changing the philosophy of a whole culture is a long-term job, and it cannot be done by directly attempting to change the mind of every person out on the street, one by one. It has to be wholesale as I have described. Q: Are you optimistic or pessimistic? A: It depends upon the time frame. I am more optimistic if you drop the question of “how soon?“. I am convinced that eventually . Objectivism, as a pro er philosophy or reason, wil P come to be the dominant philosophy (assuming mankind survives). But that might not be until two or three hundred years in the future, So I .am certain, if you give me time enough, that Objectivism will win auf, for the same reason that one could be certain that the heliocentric theory would win out over the geocentric theory of special creation. Any .rational view, given enough time, since it is true, will defeat any irrational alternative. --

Dr. Binswanger, who received his Ph.D. in philosophy from Columbia University and has taught philosophy for many years at Hunter College in new York City, lectures at 7:30 p.m. in MC 2066. His recent book, The Ayn Rand Lexicon, is a philosophical dictionary of Objectivism.

Your Career. Search Extra-curriculars can be difference Employers are often looking for employees with leadership skills, a high degree of sociability, and the ability to work in a team environment. These and other important job skills may be evaluated on your resume or UCPA form through an examination of your extra-curricular involvement. Clubs, societies, and sports are just a few of the activities which may convince an employer tojnt erview you. loining a club or society tells an organization that you like to participate. Employers want employees who interact well with others and are willing to get involved. Holding an administrative role [for example president, treasurer, etc:)’ displays degrees of leadership, organization, and responsibility. The degree of responsibility you hold as a member of a club or sdciety may indicate you potential as a manager in an organization; therefore, employers are very interested in graduates who have been presidents of societies or other organizations. Participation in competitive sports at almost .any level helps us to deal with a variety of situations. The importance of co-operation, organization, and leadership is vital to success in sporting activities. Along with the social aspects of team sports, leadership qualities are evaluated here as well. The ability to cope with stress is an important factor in many jobs and experience in sports may help us deal with these situations. Managers also want employees that are physically healthy, and sporfs participation &finitely conveys this. Since academic records are often not comparable because of differences in courses, universities, programs etc., employers may look to other ways in comparing job applicants. Your iovolvement outside of academics helps them to compare individuals on other terms. Extra-curricular involvements may be’the determining factor in obtaining an interview when your grades are equal to or below other applicants. So get involved, .

CIA involvem-ent. in C.A. ** causis c.ampus backlash\

BALTIMORE [ISIS) - Unpopular covert activities in Central America are blamed for a backlash against the Central Intelligence Agency on some U.S. university campuses. ’ Over the weekend of March 6, for example, unidentified vandals sprayed “CIA Off Campus” on a building at John’s Hopkins University in Baltimore to protest the CIA’s spring recruitment program on that campus. As recent events at’cither univepsities show, the protest was not anisolated incident. Police arrested five Louisiana - State University students I October ~1 for trying to disrupt the CIA’s attempt to recruit students on their Baton Rouge campus. An all-night vigil involving about 40 students preceded a march to the campus placement office, where police made the arrests. Also, the agency announced October z it would cancel a scheduled visit to the University of Colorado, the scene of vehement anti-CIA protests in recent years. “I understand the CIA’s -decision to cancel the visit was based on its desire to spare the university a continued escalat;i’on ,of confrontation and because it has fewer personnel needs this year,” said CU Vice Chancellor Kay Howe. In early September, the CIA has said it would increase. its campus recruiting nationwide this year. W’s placement office will continue to arrange off-campus interviews for students iniertisted in a career with the spy . anencv.

Protestor; object to the CIA’s recruiting efforts because of the agency’s activities in Central America and other parts of the world. “We’re having a victory party,” said CU anti-CIA activist Michael Terry. “But it will be followed by an organizational meeting. As long as the university is still assisting in the recruiting Drocess, we will

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continue to show the criminality of the CIA.” “But this is a good sign,” he added. “The CIA is on the run, where it belongs.” By limiting the CIA’s recruitment efforts on college campuses around the nation, protestors may, indeed, be affecting the agency’s activities in Central America and other regions.




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With the side-stage keyboard addition of “Dr. Dave”, the band was able to capture the softness of new songs like What’s In A Name and Get Back Down Both of thesqtunes also included the trumpet playing of guitarist Phil Comparelli which added a fine touch to the evenings’ guitar

haviour and sound from 54.40 enlivened the attention of the audierice and kept the energy level high for the remainder of the final set that was rounded out b a fine version of Take My Han B . With- an Azte’c agricultural symbol of hope as their stage back drop, and Osborne wearing

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_ Theatre Ballet $xplqd& 3 I If the Ballet Tazz de,Montreal “sizzled” at the Humanities Theatre a few weeks ago, then this past weekend the Theatre Ballet of Canada exploded. . This innovative and exciting dance* company successfully blended cla$ical ballet, con&m.

porary dance,-theatre, and out-. righf calisthenics, into a physically demanding and- aesthetically thrilling programme. Cohg.e Anime, chore.00 graphed by David Allan, and firmly rooted in classical ballet, is an energetic, ’ anima)ed, denianding piece which draws- attention to the physic&l fitness of the dancers. Unfortunately it was marred by sound problems

and .one particular dancer who <was almost always a little be- hind the others, The black and red, .baggy costumes, worn by male and female, plus the lighting, contributed to the overall success of this piece. Allan’s choreography has been described as contemporary try some critics, ,and 1 agree. I wayld,. however, specify that the “contemporary” refers to ballet, not to the area of contemporary dance. Angular Motion, definitely the most outstanding number of the evening, better suits the “;contemporary” label. The dancers still wore ballet footgear, and t he girls wore skimpy, mockingly feminine tutus, but there all associations with ballet ended. Marc Letourneau’s relentlessly pulsating score and Julie West’s suitably corporeal choreography built mounting tension among spectators and dancers alike. Neither party was given a chance to relax. The . dancers especially were kept going; in constant motion, they performed acrobatics, calisthenics, and spectacular lifts with impressive precision. The movements, consistently mechanical and sharp, were a mockery of today’s physical, fitness- and body-oriented society. The dancers needed a good, long break after that one. The programme following the intermission was relatively and mer. cifull light. Inc x ing, set to Mbira mu&ic (Zimbabwe) by Dumisani Abraham





sensual, innocent yet provocative. The two dancers on stage, barefoot and clad in tight-fitting, white bodysuits, spent a lot of on the floor imitating inchworms. Not once did they go onto their toes, not once did Danny Grossman’s choreob graphy *come even close to ballet.



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tic direct& Lawrence. Gradus’ Tribute. This number brought the show full-circle back to modern ballet - a reminder that the Theatre Ballet of Canada can, despite its size, measure up to the large, highly acclaimed and highly funded Canadian dance institutions, thenames of which you can surely guess.

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I took time out to be entertained October 22 by seven musicians who go by the name Mondo Combo. These profeasional entertainers, fronted by John Hickey, played to a crowd of 20 at the Bombshelter. Surprisingly, the lack of people gave them a chance to get a little crazier. The gig- at the Bombshelter marked a rare occasion for the band to get away from their regular Toronto circuit. Mondo Combo can be found at Solitaires every Sunday night. Hickey draws his influences form the likes of Little Richard, Sam Cooke, and James Brown. In the second set he fought his way

through several James Brown tunes, highlighted by i.Turn Me Loose and Livin’ in America. Seven years ago the band did some recording but, for the period since, have been writing and touring as more or less the same group* The wide range of music we were treated to included some blues tunes patterned with a screaming harmonica and a hot guitar. Tje Jazz selection had some rambling piano synths and some cool sax’ entries and solos. It’s unfortunate that Such a hardworking group can’t attract more than 20 people. Maybe they should crack into the Waterloo market at a lower price (like the ShuffleDemons) and then people would be morewilling to try an altetnative source of music,

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We probably should have been better prepared+ accosting 54.40 singer-songwriter Neil Osborne on the second floor of Fed I-Iall and skulking through the kitchen to find a quiet alcove for an interview with no more apparatus in our grubby hands than a’ tape recorder (whose batteries gave up the ghost within two minutes following .the interview). Irrespon’sible stu,dent journalists, sure, but when you’re interviewing as forthright, friendly, and, well, talkative, tis Osborne, a set list of questions would probably be the worst possible plan of attack. But enough about us - tell us about yourself, Neil. What und- of response hay! you got to Show Me so far? Well, last tour I didn’t do any press because I didn’t have anythin to say, because I was wor it ing on this. But now I’ve been doing all the press ao things will get written about us now. T.he press has been really favourable, but it just doesn’t seem that people know it’s out there yet. I mean, we’ve had five or six gigs so far on this tour and we get people coming up to us going, “Wow-, you guys have an album out?” So it takes a while. Last tour we were sort of riding the wave’of the last album and that’s working for us now. On our next tour we’ll be riding the ‘wave of this album. The press release said something about some of the songs on Show Me being three year old. Was there just a backlog of songs from. your earlier records? It said that, huh? Yeah, well, 1 talk a lot and I have to live with whatever I say . . . Yeah, a couple of songs are pretty old - we have a backlog of about 25 songs. Most of the songs are within a year old, you know, every day is an older song that was supposed to go on the last record but we just didn’t get it& turn around right. We kinda got it the way we \ wanted it this time. You worked with Dave Jardaa (Rolling Stones) again on this one, but the production isn’t as raw. It’s stili pretty hard, but it’s pretty polished. Is that something you consciously worked on for this album? When you work with a producer, or in Dave’s case, a producer-engineer, you have to come to a sort of trust with him.’ We had more time with this one, so we wanted to change the sou’nd a bit, add a few layers’, &e were just constantly adding stuff to it. You’ve admitted to a profound Neil Young influence, but that seems more obvious musically and lyrically on the new album. Is it becoming more of an infln* ence? Not more of an influence, You see, Neil Young was one of the first people who I really appreciated, the power of it. I was six .or seven and all I would listen to was After The Gold Rush, my older brother had it. I ne’ver learned any of those songs so it’s not an influence in that way, but there’s the whole feel in the way the guy puts across the atmosphere. I mean, Ihave a lot of influences, like The Allman Brothers were m$ main band in junior high school. Everyone else was






smith was where I was at. were you at the Aerosmith concert lust night? Yeah, y’know, their niew album’s OK, but they only played three songs from it. But, uh it looks like they’ve seen better days. Actually, we talked to Stev$ Tyler in Vancouver. They were in Studio 4 and we were in

you have people going “There’s Like The Jun”s st le? Yeah, we were p r aying base- - no I Go Blind, there’s no Baby &m. Where’s the pop songs? Ifs ments, but we were still 54.40. way harder edged, who are you ;Actu’ally, one of-our fi at public guys tryihg to be?” This album is gigs wasn’t anywhere Tlike-The way more focussed and intenSmiling Buddha or some downtional. I think it’s a big step forand-out place, it was Gary Tayward’ you know, we’re learning lor’s which was a strip club, but all about the studio and different there were’real people there. We tricks. So I’m happy with it. I played In The Midnight Nour so ‘know what you’re saying, fast and just kept getting faster though, it’s different. The other and faster that we couldn’t finish one was made after midnight it. There were about four songs whenever we could get $250 towe couldn’t finish because they gether to get into a studio and it got .too fast. SCJ we’d just stop ended up taking nine months to and say, "Sorry,~ we don’t feel make 3,that record. like playing that one anymore,” and we’d go into the next one. .i Wben did yau start touring up DO YOU 8tiil tak8 aIh aCOU8tiC and down the west coast? guitar onstage with you? ‘82, We released Selection, our Used to. I have a lot of phases mifii-album, and upon releasing and the band has a lot of phases. that, we got the Public Image gig Before the last record, we went in San Francisco’s0 that was the through a mellow phase and we first time we got down there. We has these little cube amps and it made a lot of connections that was . . . quiet. (Laughs.) And then way ind then we got down to Los we changed and why not? As Angeles in ‘84. A’nd we had to long as ‘our music is something scam to get across the border. I we can believe in and other peohad to wear a cap, a plaid shirt, tie my hair back; and we’d get our moms, or our brothers or sisters to go down with us - we always went separately. or maybe two together at the most, I mean, there’s no way if *you’re band. And then Brad’s dad, he’s ments)? this super-confident guy, he’s Same deal, sorta imall , . like Obi-Wan Kenobi, y’know. They’re not an inspiration? And so the customs guy would Oh, yeah, they are, and once got “What do you have in the again, they’re tied ‘to the same back of the van?’ and Brad”8 dad label, too. And we had met him would go “Thank you. Please and Phil’s amp had crapped out proceed.” “Thank you. Please the day of the show, so Paul gave Proceed.” We had a van that had him his to use. So we just said, no windows except for the wind“Eaahhh,’ we’ll give you a thank shield, there was no way, but we you on the record.*’ never got caught..A lot of bands Your. songwriting sort of rego down-and forget it. So last minds me of The Replacements, year was really the first tour that not trying to be really fancy or we were down there legally and . literary, but just being really it was maybe our tenth time honest and direct. Something down there. like I Go Hind really sums a lot You were g8tting quite a proup without saying all that much. motionalpush in the States, wey its, such as Walk In Line, en’t you? most popular song on the tour.. . ’ Yeah, we had a couple of ads in Yeah, I think Westerburg’s a magazines’ but I don’t think we great songwriter and getting got that much. It was fair, ‘cause back to the Neil Young, I think I think it was about the cheapest you just described Neil Young album ever made on Warner pretty well.-Very plain, he just Bras. talks about real feelings rather It sounded pretty raw. than trying to be really arty or It was our demo tape and we forceful. Everybody wants to wanted to release it like that and say something that’s natural to they just said to mix it again and them and that they can say again we said, “Great.” and agaiti and again. That’s what I go for when I write a . Taung to people who have the new abum, a lot of them wem to be raying they misr the play much thrashy Did ou rawar ed es of the first one. Daes stuff w r# en you started out? that hotf er you or do you see Oh, yeah . . . . not on purpose, that Ib a pEqpWion? (Laughs.) 11: was pretty fast. We Yeah, yeah, it’s a progression, played a ca a,~ le of covers when but listen, to be quite honest, I’ve we startsd, li[e In The Midnight hear& just fh& opposite. I mean, Hour.

Studio B. Both on the same label and both of our art directora came from Vancouver. So we got to kngw them. I’m quite proud of their record. (Laughs.) That’s you howling in the background. ’ Yeah, there’s some of our noise on their record, and some of their noise on ours. On the liner notes to Show Me there are thank au’s to Husker Du, Paul Wester 3;urg... There’6 a lot of thank you’s you’re asking me to justify them? (Laughs:) Well, the Huskers kind of played host to us when we first went to Minneapolis. They took us to the studio, gaveus Tshirts, showed us what they were up to, played us their new record (Warehouse) before it was &eased. Yeah, they were redly nice. They also demystified us, you know, we have the same product manager and so we were asking fhqm stuff like, “So how do you talk to these guys?” They gave us: a lot of ti s. You talk to Aerosmith and Ty Y er says (puts on wheezing old geezer voice), ‘Y’know, .the last record cost us a million to make and we didn’t sell any, but this record’s doin’ fuckin’ great ‘cos it only cost us;like $500,000.” Westerburg [of The Replacel

believe, however we do it will just be a part of the feel of it. We don‘t make to many decisions that are strictly career-oriented. How does being on a big label like Warner Eros. affect the control you have? Well, we signed with them because they seemed to be tJe only label that would allow a bend to be know as themselves. And that‘s pretty well the treatment we’ve ‘been getting. Whether they’re gonna get us to do another record or not, we’ll see. (Laughs.) But they’re cool. I‘ve been having a lot of meetings with VPs and they sorta said sorry about the green album because it didn‘t go quite ais well as we expected. They said “We’re not going to put any pressure on you, go in and make the record exactly the way you want, just go in and. have fun and that‘s what we did,“ I guess they‘re really concentrating on the campus market this time. Is that cool with you? That‘s perfect withme. Y’know, we warit to establish something down in the States. It’s a big place. We have California pretty cool, and pockets elsewhere, but there‘s a lot of people and you can play down there one day and be forgotien the next. It’s hurd, but I’m really looking forward to playing there. The new album‘s actually gonna be released all qver the world. Apparently Australia‘s hot on it, so hopefully we’ll find a way to get down there. Record companies don’t pay for that. We’re not gonna do any beer endorsements either. Fuck, endorsements! (Laughs.) There’s swtm to ba I mom Iiticd slant to some of your r yr~CS, tda w +IWC& in Line-. (Points to his Tools For Peace T-&irt) I‘m a card-carrying member. Amnesty International’s pretty cool, too, but I prefer more decisive action. But I guess their status is changing because before they weren’t recognizing

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ingly beautiftil, like dense mist strument s. Gerrard and Perry over a lake on a dark night. It are responsible for all the other instruments on this record, creates an atmosphere which which include guitars, piano, can be visualized of one was to and droning, heavy synthesizer imagine him or herself in a dimly lit room of an old castle or work. cathedral, with a small number . Each song/on this album is arof candles casting ghost-like imranged ‘beautifully, with the ages against the cold, stone strings and brass taking turns in playing the lead or the backup. walls, and the wind creeping Their classical beauty is conthrough the cracks and shroudtrasted effectively with the dark, ing the room with a soft, weeping foreboding synthesizers in the moaa. The music on this album stays background. Perry’s baritone away from any contemporary, , voice enriches the songs on the popular trends, btit instead, it is album’s first side, while Gerrard’s melqdic, spirit-like voice of a style which clearly has very brings to life the music and its strong choral and symphonic suggestedimages on the second roots. Lisa Gerrard and Brendan side. The impressive rahge in her Perry, the two main members of voice is revealed in thb album’s Dead Can Dance are accompanlast song, Persephone (the gathied on this album by a number of ering of flowers]: she starts off instrumentalists who are responsible for the playing of singing in a very low, alto voice, string, brass, and percussion in- / and as the song builds, it gradually climbs up-the scale ti high


by Garth Wittich Imprint stdf Within the Realni of a Dying Sun, Dead Can Dance’s third and most recent LP?o date, is not a pop album in any sense of the word. One could not dance to this record, or play it at a party with the hope of raising everyone’s spirits. Rather, this album is directed toward the individual and can be quintessentially enjoyed and eppreciated in the privacy of one’s own personal surroundings. It’s overall sound is haunt-

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All The Way Craocy Charlie and the Nightcats Alligator Records

by Chris Keip Imprint staff Alligator is promoting-another group that should have spinning on turntables for years now. The Chicago organization spotted these talented bluesters out on the West Coast, Let me introduce you to a shifty-looking foursbme from the Sacremento Valley who ivouldn’t be doing anything but playing “jumping blues”. Charlie Baty and Rick Estrin have worked together since IQ76 as the core member? of this “people’s blues band”. Charlie toys with his fretboard In a blur of hands. Rick, a flashy dresser and world class harmonica whistler, fronts the band on stage and on paper. Rounding--out the band are Dobie Strange and Jay Peterson who have the rhythm and * beat duties. All The Way Crmy is a sup& first album for a troulje of crazies betrayed on the album sleeve/ The album opens with i.T.V. Crazy which is a varied combination of harmonica, slide guitar and funky vocals. Might Around the Corner and i.Eyes Like a Cat are for those who like to glisten with sweat. Smoke was rising out of the grooves of my record. Rick takes us back to some rich and varied vocals Oh i.1’11 Take You Back. Side A closes out with i.Suitide Blues which is suitable because I could die tomorrow being a happy man, _



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Calling -an LP High Priest would be an act of vile egoism, were it not for the fact’that the album is by Alex Chilton. Through his work with teen stars The Box Tops, seminal rockers Big Star, and most significantly, his solo recordings, he has established himself as one of America’s finest, most idiosyncratic songwriters and has become a h&o to many of The States’ finest performers like R.E.M. and The Replacements. Despite achieving very little personal recognition during his XIyear career, he has continued on his own merry way - always a little out of the mainstream, never Poubting his own worth. His attitude is typified by his response to a question about his lack of commercial success “all my songs sound like hits to me”. He joined The Box Tops as an oily-skinned Is-year-old, and went on to sing on their biggest hits like The Letter, SouI Deep and Cry Like A Baby. Though his blue-eyed-soul voice was all over The Box Tops’ records, there was no evidence of his unique songwriting and musical talents at this point since The Box Tops were essentially a bubblegum act, singing whatever was handed to them by their’producers. His talents weren’t evident until the three LPs with Big Star, the third of which was virtually a solo LP, due to a split up of the group. As the first white group signed to Memphis’ Stax records, Big Star sold very few records, but nonetheless,’ created some sparkling recordings which mated power-pop with an unusual meludicism and an emphasis ‘upon intelligent lyrics. This was a surefire oneLway ticket to obscurity in the progrock dominated early ’70s 1 “What? no songa with watcher intower references”. The third Big Star LP produced some of Alex’s greatest

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. by John Hymers Imprint staff The temptation to compare independent artists to other, more well-known ,bands is crften to great to resist. So, with this ‘in mind, Garden Bower has a definite Meat Puppets, and somewhat of a Velvet Underground, feel to it. Garden Bower has not released a clone album or anything of the sort; their music merely fits into this genre. I really like Cmng t y; it is quite airy and spacious: its kind of jugt there, like a found object. What little singing there is is reduced to a mumble-probably for want of a singer-but it comes across ‘well. The singing becomes meshed with the music, like REM’s used to be; Cmng t y is an integrated sounding album in this respect. No given instrument ever calls attention to itself; this adds to the holistic nature of the album. I’m not partial to’the drumming, perhaps it is just mixed to loud, - especially on the second side, but apart from this Cmng t y is the best display of musicianship that I’ve heard in a while, The packaging is different: included with the hand paint&d cover is a gig voucher and many photocopied sheets, including the photocopy

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Champions Cotipow Van Morrison Polygrqm Records

by John Ryan Imprint staff Van seldom give& interviews and seems to prefer to let the music do the talking. I’ve always had, a tendency to see reclusive types as misanthropic, shy geniuses etc. The sleeve *photo doesn’t dispel this image either; physically Van looks like someone’s mean neighhour. Lyrically, he sounds like the Celtic mystic that hb’s been claimed to.’ be. Musically, the best word to describe Poetic Champions Cornpose is I “mild”. The ‘atmosphere is calm and reflective. Allon Watts Blues is not the aching scream of despair that the title suggest6 but a fairly bouncy song about stopping to take it easy once in a while. Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child is Morrison’s arrangement of a traditional spiritual, it’s the al.bum’s standout track, in it Van

gears down a self pitying blues wail to a melancholic IOW song. The spiritual, mystical (or if you prefer, religious) side of Van shows up in songs like The Mystery and Did You Get Healed. Give Me My Rapture, propelled by a soft gospel organ, the only song that specifically mentions “the Lord”, is about the most rocking number on the album. But by no means does Van kick out the jams, Actually the music’ a kind of pop-jazz-Celtic soul sound, seems to be the best setting for Morrison’s current contemplative material and his unique vocal stylings. There is a certain maturity to Poetic Champions. It makes for a change to see a popular musician act his age. Though Van was never a Rock ‘n’ Roll Sex-God, there was always a certain passion in hismusic. It’s still there, but it’s a lot more *focused. Van is wise enough to say what he wants to say with a minimum of effort or distraction. For all his withdrawal or sil’ence in other media, you get the feeling that Van Morrison is right there on this album. Which at this stage of the game is an accomplishment.



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moments - September Gurls, for one. Perhaps the finest was Kangaroo(a much-inferior version of which appeared on the first This Mortal Coil LP) - a simple, feedback-drenched instrumental track is combined with Alex Chilton’s achingly vulnerable singing - I first saw you/ You hod on blue jeans/ Your eyes couldn’t hide/ anything, then brought to a climax in the most bizarre profession of debire Oh, I want you/ Like a Kangaroo. Quick! To the present - High Priest released on Big Time Records in The LJ.&. and New Rose in France, is the latest studio ef, fort from Alex Chilton. Muc! like John Hiatt’s Bring The Fam ily, High Priest glorifies simple rock ‘n’ roll - without having tc play,at 120 MPH or 120 decibels to do it. Though High Priest doesn’t have the magic which blessed the Big Star albums or his own Bach’s Bottom and Flies On Sherbet, it makes up for it with a winning straightforwardness. If one word sums up High Priest, it is “Memphis”. The influenie of Alex Chiltan’s hometown. is all-pervasive. From the use of the phrase dark end of the street from James Carr’s classic Memphis-recorded soul ballad of the sarine name; to the Midnight Hour opening horn riff from MaIce A Little Love,30 the references from Tramp during Make Q Little Love, to the cover version of Raunchy - Bill Justis’ primo rockin’ instrumental originally recorded for Sun Records, the birthplace of rock ‘n’ roll; even to the appearance of the legendary Memphis musicians Wayne Jackson and Jim Dickinson. Memphis hab been a great influence throughout hi& career -Big Star is the name of -a grocery store across the road from American. aecord*g Studias; a store where Booker T. WashitiBton (of Booker, T. and The MG’s) and David Porter (co-writer of Soul







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: Saturday at the-.Authors Festival, by Trevor Blair Imprint staff Bookstores, supermarkets, and department stores all have a supernatural quality: they represent, in one way or another, the combined energies of a world of efforts. Thousands of products converging at one common place, unwittingly showcasing the achievements of our era. Bookstores in particular shelves of works f,rom around the world, from throughout history, grow to represent a poa’l of world knowltidge. From October 16 to 24, the people behind such literary efforts converged at the 8th annual In’ ternational Festival of Authors, locatti in the Premier Dance Theatre, Queen’s Quay Terminal, Toronto. This festi.val in’chxded more than 40 ‘authors participating in such events as: readings, panel discussions, and interviews. These authors were of vast variety in their origins, representing every continent except Antarctica. Nine days of festivities amidst the celebration of mid term exams, resulted in a conflict of interests; should I skip my exams or ignore the festival? I chose neither and attended both. Sqturday the 17, being the only day I could spare, luckily seemed one of the most interesting days of the festival. The afternoon matinee featured Sir Stephen Spender (England), and the evening showcased: J.O. Ballard (England), Brian Moore (Canada], and Irina Ratushinskaya (USSR).



The afternoon show began with the announcement that Arthur Miller would give a reading . at Massey Hail on December 8. Intended topics from the reading included Millers’ notorious marriage to Marylin Monroe and’his associations with Orson Wells, Johp Kennedy, and others. It was then announced that Sir Stephen Spender would be giving a public address. Suddenly, as though a scavenger hunt had just begun, the entire audience evacuated the theatre, leaving a slightly confused Spender and myself on our own. Spender began by apologizing for not being able to invent new reminisces, and therefore resorting to detailing events (old chestnuts, as he called them,) from his autobioAl . graphy. World Within World. Poets and novelists in their Z~S during the end of the ‘2~3, found themselves in a peculiar position; people were looking for wdters after the war, and virtually all of the, writing done then had the common idea of newness to it. Poet Stephen Spender became known as a member of the legendary group referred to as

the Oxford Generation. The assumed movement associated with this group in the ’30s is largely a product of retrospect. Spender recalls W.H. Auden (leader of poets in the ’30s) as being totally. uninterested in movements of any kind. Those touted as leaders of this movement never met until 1957. Auden, much concerned with oppression, sexual and otherwise, believed sore throats to the the result of lie-telling. Spender then speculated on the implications of the fact that Freud died of cancer of the throat! Auden was, however, serious about poetry and literature, and in his oxford’ room suggested the wprld was waiting for great literature from someone. This someone, remarked Spender, turned out to be Auden. T*S. Eliot became the next topic of memory from. Spender’s vaults. The IWatiteland, an aweinspiring poem, spoke of the enigmatic character of. Eliot. This character, in Spenders’ opinion, was the opposite of. what one would expect a poet to be or look like (as opposed to W.B. Yeats - a model for eccentric poets.] It was a honour for the Z&year-old Spender to meet Eliot, twice his .-age. This honour did not suppress the di-

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rect questions Spender forwarded: Did he (Eliot) think The Wasteland was about the end of civilization? Yes, although he would later in his life deny this affirmation. Eliot, also liked childish practical jokes: putting a wet sponge above a slightly opened door, to later have it fall ,on an unsuspecting ‘publisher. Pessimism was Eliots’ trademark, quite unlike the newness Spender and his generation were >recognized for. When asked the legendary question: how will the world end? Eliot replied: Internecine warfare-people killing ohe another in the streets. Drar matic statements such as these were punctuated by the erratic flow of Spenders’ tale telling. Eliot was also highly critical of Thomas Hardy and James Joyce. Spender felt this contempt was largely due to the fact that Joyce didn’t care much for Eliot, As Spender spoke of these historical figures, one by one, they began to appear in the dimly lit theaire. Auderi in the balcony, Eliot near the arches tra, and now Lady Ottoline Morrell, Virginia Woolfe, and W.B. Yeats gathering around the south fire exit. They smiled and nodded to and amongst themselves. Spender, squinting through the bright lights focused on him alone, told

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that he would much rather be away from this crowd ,which seemed to regard him as an antique, this crowd that had come to worship the dead through this 78-year-old medium. Ancestor worship? Yes, definitely and deservedly. The evening show began with a reading bf award winning Canadian author Brian Moore. He read from his most recent novel The Colour of Blood The tale told of an unsuccessful attempt made on the life of Cardinal Stephan Ben. This attack hospitalizes him, leaving one of his assailants dead and the other missing. The storyette, although short, was vivid, mysterious and as intriguing as a James Bond film intro. Next, the Russian poet Irina’ Ratu-shinskaya had her works read by Canadian actress Kate Trotter. Each poem was delivered by both women, the English version first, followed by the origin,al in Russian. This method was very effective; Trotter read with compassion, riveting the images into the minds of the audience, then Irina recited from memory the Russian equivalent, providing *an almost hypnotic aural atmosphere to reflect upon her themes of hope in the face of hopelessness.

expanded, suffocating everyone in the first three rows. Amidst the screams .and moans, Ballard, as if on cue began to read from his latest work, The Day of Cream tion. This, the story of a young doctor who creates a huge river in the middle of a desert, is full of the haunting images Ballard is known for. The characters in the story came to life as Ballard read. His very breath distributing ‘life wherever he decreed; shorelines of porno ‘mags and beer cans surged to the twisted dances of ammunition. He claimed his voice not to be in top shape, complaining he had been steered away from alcohol all day. A pitcher of water appeared, allowing him to periodically rejuvenate his throat. The story progressed: the main character stole a car ferry to pursue this mysterious river to its Bource. Ballard let the line out a bit further. Then, satisfied he had hooked the entire audience on his tale, brought the evening to a close.

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of Lady Ottolines’ party in which Yeats declared a statue had started talking to him in the poetry of Sophocles. Yeats believed his era to be a political one, to be followed by spiritualism - a world governed by the dead. Spender again speculated that, with the boom of video recording, we may soon become a culture bent on a sort of ancestor worship. This speculation must come easy to a man who has had to grapple, with the reality of being one of the only living testaments of his generation, and therefore, serving as a living record to describe those! who have .gone. Virginia Woolf, a woman “utterly without vulgarity,” possessed a dangerous air behind her cordial and beautiful nature. Spender emphasized this point, implying her great refinement was: “like a razor blade.” Woolf could work herself into a laughing fit describing her friend Ethyl - an 85-year-old wotian who discovered,she had fallen in love with her 80-year-old female neighbour.. Woolf, near tears would then $xplain that Ethyl was lamenting over the fact she had not discovered this love when she was younger - say, 80, for example. Spender revealed Woolfs’ concern with the

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physical aspects of writing: how and when it was done, and whether, writing took place just for the sake of writing. Spender confessed he has never been able to answer the latter question. His last tale to tell was a story of confusion. Chris Isherwood, Sally Bowles, a telephone number, a strange criminal, and a one night stand were all elements in an .evening that reminded this reporter of Martin Scorscese’s After Hours. A charming tale from a charming man. The ghosts of the ’30s disappeared into the shadows from whence they came. The crowd returned with their impressive collection of fire hydrants, gypsies, bike’.gang jackets, and livestock, Spender responded to their various questions. He believes idealism will always be with ‘us, like the poor. He believes neu\i ideas exist - look at Reagan - and insists feelings constantly require new expression. He reads everybody, especially Henry James, because he has to give classes on it. The theatre, flooded with applause, prompted Spender to retire to the lobby for an autograph session. Signing my book with an uneasy smile, Spender appeared



Her poetry, seen as a threat to the Soviet regime, resulted in a prison Bentence of seven years hard labour followed by five years of internal exile. Due to medical problems, however, she was released to the west in ‘80 for treatment. Last June, her citizenship was removed due to her allegations concerning Soviet labour camps and the Chernobyl disaster. Despite my att&hment to the nuances of her voice, I couldn’t shake the lingering impression that MrB. Ratushinskaya was emo’tionally severed from her work. Her lack of passion perhaps reflecting her unwillingness to immerse herself ‘in the ghosts of her past, ’ Intermission. Autograph tables, nestled quietly between the bookstore and the bar were the centre of human activity. Irinas’ books had all sold in advance, but some of Moores’ could still be found. Ordering a glass of white wine,‘Moore seemed quite happy and comfortable signing his works. Peodle drank, people talked, people tried to borrow money from eadh other. Intermission drew to a close, and those still able to walk stumbled back to their seats. Before Ballard took the stage, there was a raffle. The prize, an inflatable Winnebago, suddenly




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Arriving. at the autograph table, he seated himself comfortably and ordered a beer. He gladly answered questions about the soon to be released Steven Spielberg film based on his previous novel Empire of The Sun (which is getting ready to pounce on your unsuspecting Christmas dollars.) Apparently, he was not terribly involved in the creation of the film,,trusting Spielberg’s talents. I inquired if he had any one thing he would like to project into the minds of Canadian university students. With a smile and a momentary recline, he commanded, “Remain true to your obsessions!” With that and an autograph I was off into the Toronto night. Congratulations go to the people who’ran the festival. The opportunity to meet the authors you read is a priceless and unique experience. Public appearances .by many authors are at best, rare. In fact, this was. the first public reading Moore gave of his new book, and Ballard’s first public reading ever (it was also his first time in Canada in 33 years.] The ticket prices were reasonable, as were the volumes thoughtfully provided at the bookstore. The theatre was small enough to allow an intimate relationship between author and audience, but large enough to accompany ticket demand. Watch for the festival next year, go see Arthur Miller, don’t miss Empire of The Sun, and for those of you feeling haunted by these Halloween times, remember to ‘heed Ballard’s words.

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Film Notes - It’s not going to be a third-rate film festival, nor ai Third World film festival, (although a lot of the films are from: developing countries), but the Third Cinema Festival. All kinds of*: wild films from all over will be playing here-at UW, as well as WLU: and the Princess, starting November 4. On-campus locations are the: new.East Campus Hall and the Arts Lecture Hall, Box Offices are all : over, including the Piincess after 6:30. Films are around $3, but buy { in bulk for best prices. Phone 8854211 x3709 for the best info, ahd : . keep your eyes open for posters. .






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Buczek, first violin; Jerzy Ka- : plete with apple juice “gn the GORGE Robocop- (USA, 3987) at 7&9:lO. planek, second violin; Adam : house”, we heard Karol SzymaSmyla, viola; Zbigniew Szol- :.SATURDAY, nowski’s Quartet in C, Op. 37. OCTOBER 31, .&LL HALLOW’S EVIE: The next piece, Quartet No. 2 tysek, violincello - lived up to : FF Poltergeist II at 7&9. This Polish composer is little by Kfzystof Penderecki (after the promise of its glowing-press : PRINCESS 84 Charing Cross Road (UK, 1986) at 7. known on this side of the ocean, whom the quartet is named) con: Only in their mid- : + ‘and we were lucky tb beer age of _ releases;. Fool for Love (d: Robert Altman) at 9:15. . trasted sharply with the Mozart twdnt’ies, afid already highly aci -GORGE Robocop (d: Paul Verhoeven) at 7&9:10. composition. I was sitting be-+ his works. claimed, these gentlemen have a : The Rocky Horror Picture Show at ~30. . hind the first violinist and could shining future. b The programme ended with see his music sheets quite NOVEMBER 1, ALL SAINTS DAY: They are currently in resi- i SUNDAY, Dmitri Shostakovich’s Quartet clearly. They contained the norII ihorror) at 8. dence at the Institute of i FF Poltergeist No. 8, another energetic piece, mal music staff, but without PRINCESS Cactus (drama by Paul Cox) at 7. Chamber Music at the Univer: vigorously, and emphatically bars, and with frequent long 84 Charing Cross Road (WI A. Hopkins) at 9. sity of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, : bowed by the members of the en- ’ where they assist the Fine Arts : GORGE-Betty stretches of only the five horizBlue (France, 2986) at 7%). semble, whom the audience ont al lines. i MONDAY, NOVEMBER 2: Quartet. i .. WC Greer: After the Pill Iw/ Germaine Creerl w/ Contraception: The hidden Costs (both hre NFB . films, discussing birth control and sexuality) 12:30. ; FED HALL - TBA (fantasy week at Fed Hal)) at 6. : PRINCESS To Catch a Thief (Hitchcock, 19%) at 7, Cactus (Australia, i986) at 9:15. Ah it’s the time for a re’al hdwcou le of on campus Halloween So get good seats for this show. i GORGE Betty Blue (d: Jean-jacques Beineix) at 7:30. ling weekend, and there’s plenty bas rl es. FM with their main man The Hoodoo Lounge continues : of things to do while dresse’d up Nash the Slash will be haunting its presentation of-blues with iT ‘UESDAY, NOVEMBER, 3: Fed Hall and the Shuffle Demons Jimmy Johnson all weekend. in your favourite bedsheet. If UW-C Homeland: Israel % Palestine in AL 202 at 1:3O. are’gonna be roaming about the He’s from Chicago and you’re your too scared to venture out on UW-C The Silence [Bergman, 1962) in PHY 145 at 2:30&7. Bombshelter, Both capers are on not! Devil’s night stay home and tune .. UW Harvest of Despair [in EL 103, free) at 7:30. Saturday night. Starting off the week with theinto CKMS Halloween happen[d:J.-L. Godard, France 2960) at 3. For those with enough guts to Warsaw Ballet at the Centre in . WLU-C Breathless ings at 94.5 FM or you can feel FED HALL - TBA [another fantasy fil n) at 6. ,’ venture off campus, the City the Square on Monday, there’s a . real safe by attending the AmHeartsef Age (short, 1939) b Lady From Hotel (across from Waterloo ‘few more cultured .events to fol- . PRINCESS Shanghai (1948) & Touch of Evil (19581 nesty international coffeehouse Town Square) will be the cool low. .(d: Orson Welles, $4 Members, $6 Non] at 7:3O. at the Grad Club tonighti scene for. Torontd’s Natiotial Thursday evening, the English GORGE Ran (d:Akira Kurosawa] at 7:3O. Velvet, and K-W bands Torso Society and St. Jeromes are . Column and Psycho Vbodoo Sure there’s gonna be a lot of throwing. a pleasant party at the Fuck. The Velvets’ feature a Huether Hotel with a reading by i WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 4: devilish deeds going on all slinky leather clad babe up front around this place including a Eric McCormack, UW’S own an- : WLU-C The Blue Angel (1930) at 3:30. i . l?EP HALL TBA (call for film] at 6. thro-literary, internationally ac. CG The Killing Fields (war in Cambodia). claimed eccentric who will wl If You Love This Planet .at 9:3b (come at 91. delight, amuse, and hopefully gross out the faint of heart i TCF-PRIN Perfumed Nightmare (Philippines, 1977) at q. Man Facing Southeast (Argentina, 1986) at 9. among you (wimps!). The here we come (WEA) ’ TCF-ECH Beijo Ardsnte (Brasil, video) 1. The Smiths - Strangeways Weathermen hope tp show up on i k Chile’s Forbidden Dream (BBC production) at 7. 2. 54.40 - Show Me (WEA) ‘this evening with their new .. TCF-WLU The Beautiful Courtesan (China, 1981) at 2:45. 3. Various artists - It Came From Canada Vol. 3 (Og) debut album in hand to cause .a .. To Taste a Hundred Herbs (China/USA) at 5:3O. to Sanity.(WEA) 4. The Ramones - Halfway stir in this artsie audience with . An Autu’mn’s Tale (Hong Kong, 1987) at- 7:15, 5. REM’Document (IRS) their new music rock ‘n’ roll..Ear.* (BMG) First Contact (Papua-New Guinea] af 3 9:30. 6. 39 Steps - Sfip into the Crqwd lie+ on this day St Jerome’s plays . 7. Tom Waits - Franks Wild Years (Island) host to a lecture by feminist de- .1 GORGE Ran (Japan, 1985) at 7:30. 8.. 13 Engines - Before Our Time (Nocturnal) constructionist Linda Hutcheon i : THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 5 9. Washin ton Squares - Debut (WEA) tit MO in the afternoon. pringsteen Tunnel of Love (CBS) 10. Bruce 8 Friday brings the Sattalites to i FED HALL - TBA (fantasy film) at 6. : Fed Hall, jazz night to the BombTCF-PRIN Banana Cop (Hong Kong, 1964) at 7. Top Three New Releases shelter, and Eddie Clearwater at : Mismatch (Argentina, 1986) at 9. 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T.O. gets *Heart by Margie Kaal Imprint staff


Toronto had HEART bn October 16. The Wilson sisters and their three male counterparts who make up the long-surviving band played. a pulsating concert at Maple Leaf Gardens that Friday night. The action, if that’s what you can call it, started at 8 p.m. with the opening band. An evening that should have begun with a bang, fizzled out with this mediocre group. However, this all male band, whose name I didn’t even catch (neither did anybody around me - this should clue you in as to how memorable their performance was!] nor care about did little to dampen the spirit in the frenzied crowd of excit ed+Heart fans eagerly anticipating the evening’s main event. At !&I5 p.m., the- 22&pound Ann, in a black dress, white gloves and s”llver sequined boots and her slim sister, Nancy, in black tights, purple mini-skirt and leather jacket made their appearance on stage to the frantic screams of adoring fans. From the hard rock beat of Barracuda, which included a seering .guitar solo, to the soft and sentimental Dreamboat Annie, Heart put on an ‘exciting and divergified sho_w. Some of the highlights of the evening included such favourites as What About Love,

which Ann dedicated to the guys in the audience whom she lovingly referred to as “beasts”, an energetic rendition of Crazy On You, and Nancy, who put away her guitar to sing the soulful lead vocal8 in These Dreams. Ann invited the audience to join in on her favourite, Never, inspiring the entire crowd to forget their inhibitions and belt out the cho,rus. Heart ended the set to the strong beat of 1f Looks Could Kill but the performance did not stop there. Heart returned to the thunderous applause and loud whistles of their whipped-up fans to do the old favourite Magic Man for their first encore and later, for the second encore, the soft ballad Alone: ending the performance with. the hard rock of Led Zeppelin’s Rock’n Roll. The crowd had finally had its fill and filed out of the packed arena with joyful heart8 and burned out BICs whistling their favourite Heart songs. ’ The show was not only plea& rable musically but visually as well due to the elaborate lighting put on by Heart’s technical crew and the energetic stage perforaran+ of the band. It was,definitely an d evening filled with memories of lively rock ‘II’ roll and emotional exhaustion. Ann said it best with “People who like HEART are the best people in the world”. -

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The Little Marthas are four guys who play rock ‘n’ roll music. Two of them are married, the other two are students at Waterloo and three out of four them have beards. But when Martha calls, they come running from thei’r occupations, carrying their guitars, amps, and -drum kit in the back of a pickup truck. It’8 refreshing to see a simple, hardworking bar band that doesn’t take itself too seriously. They aren’t egotistical, careerhunting, commercial musicians. They play for themselves and their friend8 and. whoever else has come out to see them,, but they put a-lot of warmth and desire into their music. John, Pete, Alan, and Randy have been Little Marthas for about five years, playing mostly basements and

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bars. They rocked The Bombshelter in the winter of ‘86 and are hoping to play there again very soon. The Marthas would be a great attraction for Rock ‘n’ Roll nights at The Bombshelter, playing much of the 8ame music live that you tiould otherwise hear from the Dj’s booth. They cover 8ome classic tunes from the ‘SOS, and -‘708, as well as a few from the ‘809. Covered are the likes of The ’ Doors, CCR, ZZ Top, The Gsateful Dead, Lynyrd Skynyrd, David Wilcox, as well as their own originals. Ojn October 24, The Little Mar+t& Band played al The Cafe ’ Flo’r$i&Elora. They did four sets from 9 to 1 in the morning. In fact, the owner even asked them. to do a fifth set because of daylight savings time and setting the clocks back anhour, Slightly illegal to extend last call to 2, Mr.

Florx but the band declined his offer anyway, By midnight, the Elora clancefloor was packed with hippies grooving to the sounds of years gone by. Even the toughest-looking customers shimmied their way in and jumped around in their cowboy boots. The Marthas jammed for more than 10 minute8 with, The Allmand Brothers’ Whipping Post and then encored with a .thrashy, bluesy version of The Doors’ Roodhouse Hues. If the hippies on campus want to dance to authentic, live rock ‘n’ roll, then BEnt should bring The Little #Martha Band .to The Bombshelter and continue with its trend of presenting local talenton a regular basis.. The Little Marthas would certainly throw their stuff in the pickup’truck andmotor over to give Waterloo a little bit more rock ‘n’ roll.





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together we send it to this group that plants trees and they use the money to regenerate forests. There might be a local school that has no trees around it so they might plant some there. Who knows, maybe one da there’ll be a Celibate Rifles Porest somewhere in northern New South Wales!” Kent’s also widely known for his production work with other Antipodean groups and his month-long stint (and uncharact0riaticatIT pe*st&n guitar solo in &wn Out Of Time) with

Rob Younger’s New Christs. ‘The New Christs were originally put together solely to do a three week tour opening for Iggy Pop - it wasn’t mean’t to go an further. I enjoyed playing wit it them because the band was really good for their genre’ After the Iggy tour it became . . . less fun. They’re a great rock ‘n’ roll band though. There are so many bands in Australia still doing sixties garage kinda stuff. I’m really bored of it all, The Died Pretty are good, but &o&t of those revivalist bands are crap..

bands like the Hoodoo Gurus. I can’t bear their music: It’s like, after the first five seconds you know exactly how the rest of the song is. going go. Bands have been playing this stuff for ahout the last four years solid. Then we went to the U.S. and there &as all these garage-type .ban-ds there too! You can’t get away from it. There’s a lot of great bands in San Francisco though.. Blue Movie, Mr. T. Experience, spoi ID-19 . . . By the way, do The Day-glo Abortions still ‘play around? They’re probably our favourite Canadian band.. . sure would like to see ‘em play. As a final note, Shigaku Presents has ‘ust reissued The Celibate Ri / les’ Pretty Pictures [HOT 709) single from 1983 b/w Kent’s Theme (the instrumental B-side of, their first EP But Jacques The Fioh,from 1982).

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the disappeared as prisoners of conscience, you know, because you don’t know where they are, you can’t research anything. But my wife went down to Chile and Argentina and got smuggled around down there and it‘s very real - it’s just not very well known. That‘s why in the I Go Blind video there are all those shots of posters of people that are missing. That ‘s very big in Chile. You have all these people walking in the streets carr ing pictures of their relatives, Yike, “Where are they? They’re likely <dead, but let’s find out.“ It’s itrange, but Chile blur an Anme IntemationBI chapter. ~~~~~ 3 strange that &ey‘d

by Tim Perlich Imprint staff Sitting in the darkened Wavl erly pit: a worse-for-wear Damien Lovelock shakes the ice in his orange juice and quietly interrupts Kent Steedman’s conversation with this evening’s girl, “What city are the Cardinals from?” “St. Louis” replies Kent. “Oh, I guess we’ll have to cheer for Minnesota then.. . y’know . . . Husker Du . . . Soul Asylum ., . Prince!” nods Damien assuredly, “Yeah.” Though The Celibate Rifles have been around in one form or another since late 1978, it wasn’t until 1986 that the group made ” its first ext%nsive tour of the U.S. That trip yielded the Rifles’ only liverecording - the roarin’ Kiss Kiss Bang Bang LP, complete with obligatory renditions of The Only Ones’ City Of Fun and Radio Birdman’s Burned My Eye. For anyone who has seen the group perform, a live, club recording would seem like the obvious route. “For us, it was done more in the tourist vein . + . almost like a postcard,” explains Damien, “something we could look back at and remember. We had played CBGB’s once before and liked it, so we knew ‘it was a good ‘rock room’. There have been times in the past where we’ve had goes at doing a live album but something always fucked up. One we did years ago at a festival in Oz, the guy that did the mix, for some reason, pulled all the guitars out of the ix. For a band like ours . . .I: mean . . . he might as well have pulled the drums and vocals out too . . . “here’s yer band)” Other times we either played really -Bad ‘a~ h&--same sound or technical problems. This time everything worked fine, it wa? a good set, so we thought, “yeah, we’ll put it out.” Adds Kent, “We took the tape to a studio and mixed the whole thing down in about six hours it was a really inexpensive way to make an lbum. It was never intended to be an album though, a four track live EP or somethin’ maybe but it turned out great. Then our bassist (Michael Couvret) and drummer (Phillip jacquet) left and we had to put an album out . . . so there it is.” After going through the. extraordinary difficulties of putting out their third LP, The Turgid Miasma Of Existence, the previous year, the departure of two core members imtiediately following their U.S. tour would have been a death-blow to a lesser and, Not the Rifles, in fact it appears to have strengthened the group. From all of the early reports, Roman Beach Party released lasj week is their toughest studio offering yet. “I think they both regret leaving the group when they di.d,” smiles Kent, “they’re not doing now. , . that’s the way .itanything goes.” The snarly and sharp-witted guitarist, Kent Steedman the group’s founding member and * the man behind the Rifles re-forestation scheme: “It’s not a whole lot really -just like a couple of cents per album. They use so much paper, even in making record covers, that we wanted to make a gesture to re-plant trees by utting something-aside’from eat rl record we sold. . , kinda like



It’s really weird because it‘s a dictatorship, a really bad guy, but they allow opposition press and organizations. But quite often they round these people up and they, well, they disappear. But thiustill takeaafairlylowkey, or at least a non-preachy rule in your writ@. Well, I don’t want to turn the band into a political platform for my beliefs - I don’t want to be a dictator. I have my beliefs that I can talk to you about, but the music is something more, something spiritual that beldngs to the four of -us. I can’t speak for the whole band tid there is just so much that I’m becoming ’ aware of that Cm against that you couldn’t swallow it all anyway. But there‘s the contradiction in po music, y’know, you’re singing at out love and all that while all this killing and misery is going on in the world. How can you turn on the TV and grab a beer when all this is going on. ‘@at bringa a wboh new meaning to I Go BIind. Exactly. It’s about the human cost of militarism from the viewpnt of sonic guy in B.C. walking through the park or watching TV. That makea that song incmdiMy more aware and meunIngfu1 than it seenu at first. yeah, it kinda blows your mind when you figure how ignorant these people are who just live their lives and ‘think about love all the time when’there’s so much else, going on in the world.

Lacrcisse team 1-3 by Michael Treaty Imprint staff The Waterloo Lacrosse Club went through the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat in the early goings-on of this season’s Play * The first victory of the season -was achieved October 18, against McMaster, with Waterloo winning 1h.l. After the second, quarter, ttii’e score was XI-7 for Waterloo. and this lead was held @th strong defensive play by all team members. Leading the offence was.Brad Hause with five goals, John.Grant, Dan Gerrard and Jim Ctttisibo each contributed two goals. Matt Firth ;ind Gus Liadis each added three assists. The_ victory was _long overdue and w-88 needed to maintain team unity during Oktoberfest.

On October 25, Waterloo came up against arch rival Brock and narrowly lost 15-11. The game was very physical as both teams committed many fouls, Waterloo fought hard to overcome a sixgoal deficit, but found the ball not bouncing their way. Matt Firth had four goals and two assists, Rick Sawicki scored three goals, Gus Liadis assisted on three, and Iain Anderson had one goal. The Waterloo record is now one win and three losses, but the team is looking for victory this’ weekend in HamiItod against ‘Mac. The team wants to beready for the Ontario championships in Toronto on November 7 and 8, Watirloo feels it can defeat the weaker eastern teams like Queen’s, York, Carleton and U of T to make to the final. A victory this weekend set the pace for a championship year.

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* by Peter Brown Imprint staff The rugby Warriors’ seasor ended last Saturday on a rainspaked pitch in the midst .sf s frenzied UWO homecoming. The word of the day was,*mud, and Warriors completed their worst season in living memory with a 6-0 loss to the purple preps. A greater reason to quit would be difficult to find, but these noble Warriors didn’t; the still preserved the essence o P sport: dignit y. In a game made sldppy by low temperatures and plenty of precipitation, neither team found a cofisistent grwve, except for the one that developed at midfield in the form of a mud pii. Waterloo continued to display its recent improvement in getting the ball out of the strums more quickly, and moving it downfield. Unfortunately, mistakes were multiplied by mud, and a number of scoring chances failed to pan out.

Again substituting intensity for size, Waterloo denied the ‘Stanns some ‘Doints on an early serum’ five mitres from black% try-line, and moved the ball to threaten a try themselves. But, celebration was hoon quelled as the Warriors failed to cap off some excellent running with some results. The first half’s only points were a Western penalty kick that set the tone for a truly close struggle. Parity continued in the rest of the game, with both teams g,enersting offensive momentum and then being stopped by passionate defence. At one point, a Western player retrieved the balI from yet another five-metre strum, and plunged over Waterloo’s try-line, on& to be wrapped up and brought down. by Jon Sadleir, whi, prevented him from touching down the bail,, thus saving the try. . Midway through ‘the second half, Blair Falconer lea t in the air to retrieve an errant !I all, and was, ahem, illenallv tackled, so

to spehk. Cries of ‘Chea -shot’ drifted over muddied fie Pd, and the _ team captain remained down for a couple of minutes. As in past weeks, he collected himself and rose to continue play in a more verbal manner than usual. But, his sudden surge of determination was insufficient to pull the Warriors through the mud to some - points. Western added another painful penalty kick to double their lead, and Waterloo couldn’t answer with any scoring of their own. Waterloo finishes a very .disappointing last in t’heir division, with no wins in seven starts. This means that they must be relegated to the second division, with the winner there taking their place. This has not yet been confirmed. The OUAA playoffs begin tomorrow, pitting the formidable Queen’s Golden Gaels against Carleton (Division II winner), and McMaster battles Guelph. Winners in those games would play next week for the provincial crown.

Ring Road The University of Waterloo nordic ski team last Sunday held the second annual roller ski race around Ring Road. Ninety-five skiers from all over Ontario attended making the race the largest in of its kind in Canada. The race was divided into various age categories to cater to skiers in their early teens on through to nearly



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tario Ski Team in second and third respectively. The best Waterloo finisher in the Junior’ men’s contest was David Simpaon in fifth place. Annette Droog of the Southern Ontario Division team won .the junior women’s categaQ followed by Rhonda William’s and, Deborah Addison both from the University

of age.

Ferrari, from the national deveIopment team, put in the fastest ski of the day on his way to winning the senior Fen’s Frank


43 seconds setting a course record. The second and third place finishers were Ken tintala and Jack Cook both of the Ontario ski team. The best University of Waterloo finisher in this strong competitive category was Jack Simpson in eighth place. Sue Palmer of MacMaster University was the senior women’s

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by John Gonos Final team selections were made October 24 to determine who would represent Waterloo at this Saturday’s OUAA/OWIAA cross country championships. The selections were made at the Laurier Invitational cross country race, held at Waterloo Park last Saturday, On the Warriors’ side, Sdott McLelland was chosen to the team with Sean McGuinness as the alternate runner. They join Paul Ernst, Nick Cipp, John Carson, Harvey Mitro, Allan Faulds and Kevin Shields, who were previously chosen. Last year, the Warriors p,laced second in the OUAA and finished fourth at the CIAU final held at Western. A top-two finish this year would give the War-

riors a berth in the CIAUs and a trip to Victoria, B.C. Coaches Chris Cane and Don Mills are very optimistic of the team’s chances for reaching the CIAUs. They feel that this year’s team is stronger than last year’s, Also, last year’s undefeated champion, Ottawa, are weaker this year and have been defeated. Chosen to the Athenas squad were Carolyn Anglin, Bonnie Campbell, and Kelly McHale as the alternate. They &join _previously chosen Athenas Jill Francis, Janice Patterson, Lisa Laffradi, Linda Hachey and Marielle Rowan. The Athenas will be competing for the bronze medal, as unless a disaster &curs, U of T and Western will finish first and second.









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strated their worthiness, posting a 6-2 record in exhibition play. The two dropped games were to U of T and Western, ranked seventh and ninth respectively. Nine returning veterans and four strong recruits make for a tremendous combination of exDerience and depth for the 87-88

season. Captain Ron Clarke, in his fifth year as a Warrior, is providing leadership and stability on the floor. Second year setter Tony Martins is goingtohavea difficult time deciding which of his veteran hitters to set: Vince Deschamps, a fourth-year power hitter, Steve Heck a second-year middle blocker, and Scott Smith, a second-year swing hitter. In addit ion, rookies Lech Bekeska and Steve Smith are showing that thev can hit balls as hard as



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anyone in the province, The first home game will be centre court in the PAC November 3 at 8 p,m. This match promises to be a dogfight, as Waterloo hosts Western. The Water‘loo-western rivalry stretches back over a decade, ineluding the years that Warrior head coach Rob Atkinson wqre a purple je,rsey himself, d Come out and watdh one of the university’s top teams in action.

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by Tom York The University of Windsor doesn’t have a stadium, It has a dinky little playing field with wire-mesh around it and a few exposed bleachers without any kind of building or facilities. The sort of high-school set up one might find in Wawa or Paris, Ontario. But it does have the 5thranked football team in the nation, a team rebuilt this year under coach Musselman, and featuring OUAA kicking recordholder Graehme Flett. A cold, soaking rain fell all last Saturday as the Waterloo War-. riors, who went into the game o far 6, thrashed it out with the

Windsor Lancers+ who entered .the game 4 and 2. The grimly determined Warriors played their best defensive game of the year, holding the Lancers to a single touchdown scored on an affensive series. The lancers picked up another six points on a long run following an intercept ion early in the third quarter. That accounts for 12 of the lancers 24 points. The other 12 came off of Flett’s magic kicking foot. Flett kicked two conversions and three field goals and a safety for half of Windsors 24 points. And, as earlier noted, one of Windsor’s two touchdowns was scored against our offence - on an interception

and a subseouent lonn run. What coach McKifiop said it half-time is indicative of the game: “We just can’t move the ball. But defence are having a hell of a game. Best defensive half we’ve had all year.” The turning poiri‘t of the game came early in the third quarter, whe-n Waterloo quarterback Greg SIannerilli’s short pass was intercepted and run 40 yards for a touchdciwn. This brought the score to 13-O. Waterloo then scored on a series of drives, Mike Ropret catching a screen pass and making an open field run to the Windsor 4 yard-line. Dave Ropert rushed for the-touchdown and Brian Ka-

Warriors split . End out West . 1 . by Mike McGraw Imprint stsff Sure, it’s only October you say, but if the first three exhibition games are any indication, comebacks will be the name of the game for the Waterloo Warriors basketball team. After warditig off a late surge by the K-W Titans two weeks ago at the PAC, the Warriors pulled off two comebacks of their own 4ast week in a pre-season trip to Manitoba. UW returned to eastern ‘Canadti with a win and a loss. Waterloo edged 1987 finalfour finishers Winnipeg Wesmen on Friday night, but ran out of miracles in a Saturday night loss to the Manitoba Bisons. The Warriorssqueaked past the Wesmen, 90436. With 7 minutes remaining, the Warriors found themselves in a deep hole, trailing by 10 points. But thanks to four straight-free throws by Jerry “Muggs y” Nolf i, Waterloo was able to steal this one from the Wesmen. Tom Schneider is quickly establishing UW’s scoras he canned 23 ing leader, points against Winnipeg. The always gritty Rob Froesechipped in 16, while Nolfi, John Bilawey and Jamie McNeil1 all netted 11, Mike Thomas led the Wesmen with 24. The Wesmen still have four of their seven top plk ders who helped them notch Vl:<terloo’s annual Naismith tournament last November. The Bisons hung on for dear life to oust UW, 89-84. Manitoba held a 51-42 lead at half-time, but the Warriors clawed hack to tie it at 76-76 with 5 mix. ~1 es remaining. This time, howcv 3r, the charity stripe worked against the Warriors. The Bisons won a free throw war in the waning moments to seal a nail-biting victory. .

Manitoba’s attack was spearheaded by All-Canadian candiaate Terry Garrow, who led all scorers with 25 p-pints. The everimproving Bildwey led Waterloo with 19. In a pleasant surprise, the defensive giant McNeil1 popped in 16. Froese helped out with 15. . But all comebacks aside, in each of these three games, Waterloo has been burned for more ,than 50 points in the first half. Citing this, Waterloo coach Don McCrae stressed that UW must improve its defence. “We have to come to grips-with what’s supposed to happen in our own end of the’court.” With regards to his plans to utilize his bulkier front court, McCrae commented, “we’re developing good rebounders, and with a team our size, this has to be a feature.” Yet McCrae admitted that three games is not enough time to judge just exactly what the Warriors wjll do with their big tien. The Warriors visit the Ry& son Rams tonight (Friday), in a game which will Qpen Ryerson’s sparkling new athletic complex. The Rams have a history of being’ a source of dismal basketball in Ontario, yet this is no longer the case. After adding former Toronto all-star Kevin St, Kitts to their line-up last season, the Rams have added another in Trevor Willock. A-lso returning is 6’7” Jamie Voskuil, giving *Ryerson three potential ‘OUAA allstars. Tomorrow night (Saturday), Waterloo fans will get a chance. to see the new Warriors for themselves. The Laurentian Voyageurs, always a force in the weaker UUAA East, wilj tip-off with the Warriors at 8 p.m. in the PAC. Prior to the evening’s main -event, the junior varsity Warriors will play the intramural all-stars at 6 p.m. - * ‘.





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ban’s conversion was good. This brought the score to 13-7, and an end to the third quarter. In the very next series Windsor came back to score with a pass to wide receiver Rob Cecile. The.score was now 20-7, In the kick-off following his conversion Flett kicked into the endzone for the single point, 21-7, It was a 3rd down play in this drive that Waterloo faked a punt, back Larry and defensive Vaughn carried for a gritty 20 yards, shaking off pursuers as he’ bulled his way up field. But, the play was called back on a holding penalty and the ball went ‘over to Windsor. The last score of the game was yet another field Statistics


Rushing: Windsor carried times for 101 yards Passing:


goal by Flett, setting the final c score at 24-7. In the cold rain, on the muddy field, the Waterloo Warriors lined up to shake hands with the Windsor Lancers. This would be the Iast game for eight Warriors who went down to Windsor determined to win, who played their last game in the cold soaking rain, and who have distinguished themselves throughout the season. In alphabetical order, they are: Bob Haig, Brian Kaban, Mike Ropret, Al Rothwell, Dave Stoddard, Peter Thistlewaite, Larry Vaughn and Andy Williams. It was also the final game for head football coach Bob McKillop.

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Following the close of the 1987 football season, two players from Waterloo were named to the OUAA all-star team: Dave Shaw and Richard Chen.


Athenas. finish fifth i.n field hockey.

Once again the University of Waterloo soccer Warriors suffered through a pair of weekend games without gaining a point. These losses finally eliminated the team from the 1987 playoffs; V We hit wide of the goal posts field hockey On October 24, the Warriors lost + The 2Athenas nine times in the second half, entered the OWIAA 3-3 to the Windsor Lancers. On team s&d_. coach Judy McCrae.” olavoffs last weekend with the Jhe following Sunday the WarThe Athenas however went $2 bf securing fourth place in a riors lost a-0 to the Western onto beat ‘Carleton and Queen’s ” very tough conference, Finishing Mustangs. I a&and 2-1 to close out the seafourth in the west division, the The Warriors cami! out son40 fifth place. Goal scorers Athenas drew Laurentian, the ’ strongly on Saturday and outwere Helen Laurin with 3 and top-ranked team in the east, for played the Lancers for the first Maureen Ow-en and Laurie their first game. Although the 35 minutes. However, a dafenBrown. Athena3 dominated the game, sive lapse ‘allowed a Windsor Helen Laurin was a league all-Laurenti;ln emerged 1-O victors forward to open the scoring. Just star. The Athenas are looking to on a slow-mo$on goal in the before the half, the Warriors tied better their record next season game’s first four minutes. the score when Paul Knafele as graduation is not expected to “It wasn’t their goal that beat slammed a loose ball into the exact too heavy a toll and many us, it was our inability to score Lancer goal. of this year’s freshmen will b> that tdok the game away from us. The first minute of the second returning. half was disastrous for the Warriors as Windsor scored when the Warrior keeper mispla ed a back-pass. Waterloo presse % f6r the remainder of the half but could not score. Windsor rounded out the score when the headed&home after a free kick. .On Sunday the Warriors played fairly well against Western but still managed to lose the game. Western scored their only goal of the, game midway through the first half. At one poifit, the Warrior de; fence thought that a corner had from the outset scoring an early ‘The Athena’s soccer team split left the field. Unfortunately the goal by Heather Bowen. .The their games last week losing to referee did not concur. Western midfield played well throughout Guelph l-O.--on October 21 and capitalized on this chance which the garrle resulting in a goal by then roaring back . to trounce eventually won them the game. Jani Gendron. Windsor replied to Windsoron Saturday 4-1. In t%e second half the Warriors even up the set somewhat at 2-l., The game against Guelph was tried valiantly to tie the game However; the Athena’s stormed a lackluster affair on both sides. but could not manage any decent back with two more goals one by The Athenas came out hard and shots on the decidedly Quspect( Jodi Gendron on a chip from fast and created some good scorWestern goalie. The soccer team right wing and the final goal by concludes its season. this wee- _ ing chances in the first 20 minHeather Bowento set the score at utes but quickly lost the@ kend (Oct.31, Nov.11 when they 4-l. . intensity to leave half scoreless. play away at Ryerson and The team is in the midst of a The only goalof the game came McMaster respectitiely. Both playoff battle for the last playoff in the second half after a sucgames are 1 p.m starts. spot. There are two games left in cessful Guelph penalty kick. With the ,outdoor season all the season. Show up this SaturThe rain soaked fields of but over the Soccer Warriors are day at Bechtal Park at 2p.m and Windsor saw a different team as looking forward to great success cheer them on their way. the Athena’s pressured.Windsor on the indoor circuit.

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Wednesday, Novbmbsr 3 - Squash tourney players meeting 4:30 p.m. - CC135 - Women’s volleyball playoffs evening - main gym PAC



Flag Football

by Sue Eves With only one week left in the regularly scheduled season there are four out of six teams competing for top position. These teams are the Kinners, the Notre Dame Untouchables, Conrad Grebel and the St,Paul’s 49ers. Each of these teams is capable of achieving the honour of being league champion. The two remaining .teams in the league who have their work cut out for *hem in the playoffs are the Scramble Squad and the West End Girls. Their team spirit will definitely increase their chances of success. It has been an exciting season thanks to all of the teams who participated and there should be some heavy competition in the battle for the playoff championship. The playoffs are October ,31 and November 1. Women’s

SPORTS IN SHORT For the w-k endingOctober 1987 WARRIORS FOOTBALL - Windsor 24, Waterloo 7 SOCCER - Windsor 3, Waterloo I - Western I, Waterloo 0 RUGBY - West&n 6, Waterloo$ WATERPOLO - McMaster 17, Waterloo 2 - Toronto 17, Waterloo 4

Warrior of the Week Chris Glover Hockey Chris is a third-year Science student at the University of Waterloo. He has been named an All-Star in both of the pre-season tournaments: the Bauer Invitational and the Trois Rivieres Tournament. This past weekend, Chris scored two goals and had-one assist, to lead the Warriors t 0 an opening game victory 5-3 over highly touted Western.


by Suzie Halliday Thursda , November 4 - Mixe cr volleyball tourny captain’s meeting 4:40 p.m. - CC110 - Basic,rescuer CPR 5:30 - 9:30 p.m. - PAC iooi Mandatory aquatic staff training 10 - 11130 p.m.

Friday, November 5 - St.John’s first aid 6 - 10 p.m. - CC135

The standard of play in the women’s volleyball league -has been very impressive this term. Only one team, the Spikeheads, have gone undefeated. They are tied for, first place in the point standings with the &Packers.’ They each have 16 points. There is still one night of regularly scheduled games to play and St.Paul’s Diggers could still finish the. season with enough points to tie for first place. The final night of ,play ww @tobeT 28. Playoff games will be November 4, and Noveniber 11. Team members please make sure you know when your playoff games are.


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Reminder that the final deadline for applications for the Campus Recreation positions of student assistant, referee-in-chief and assistant referee-in-chief are due Friday, October 30 by 4:30 p,m, The hiring is being done now forboth the Winter and Spring 1988 terms. Pick up an application in P&C 2039. ’


_Sports ‘. in short ,’

The fees include twenty-one meals a week, firll maid service, obvious social benefits as well a8 close proximity to the academic areas of the campus. Application fcjrms may be obtained from the Housing Office, Village 1, or: Director of Housirig, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, .On* tario. N21 3Gl.

SPRING TERM 1988 Village I single.I;ooms are now renting for the spring term. Please inquire at Housing Office, Village I or phone 884-0544 or local 3705..

Sporta fanrl Wanted - hockey and baseball cards for a fanatic collector. Price negotiable. Please call William at 888-7085. eveninns.




- is a volunteer organization devoted to working with children who could benefit from a one-to-one relationship. We need male and female volunteers who ‘could work 1 to 3 hours per week in an elementary school setting. Workshops offered. Call Friends 742-4380 or Canadian *Mental Health Assoc. 744-7645. Travel field opportunity. Gain valuable marketing experience white earning money. Campus representatives needed immediately for Spring break. Trips to Florida. Call Campus Marketinrr at j-800-423-5264. Sblt required for new pub opening at the Waterloo Inn. A variety of positions available. Apply in person to the Waterloo Inn, 475 King St. N., Waterloo. 884-0220. Are you able to sit for long periods of time and do nothing? Then you can be a Poll Clerk on November 9 or 10. See Peter in the Fed Office for m&e info.

F-1, rccurut~ typing and letter quality word processing. Resumes, essays, theses, business reports. Free pickup and delivery. Call Diane, 5761284. Klm’e *r@tirirt Services. Resumes, term papers and thesis - Done fast and efficiently. Call 743-7233 or 7462744. Free pick up and delivery. 30 yaati experience; electronic typewriter, .85’ double spaced page. Westmount area. Call 743-3342. Fast, prof&donal typing-word processing by university grad. Pick-up/delivery available on campus. Grammar, spelling, corrections available. Suzanne, 886-3857.


- Sl_.OO/page (d.s.) for typist living on Campus (MSA). 9000 quality pages typed since 1984. Call Karen Shaw 746-3127. Word Processing: Assignments, estheses, letters, -resays, reports, sumes, etc. Professionally done on word piocessor. Featuring automatic spel I check. Reasonable rates. Call anytime 746-2810.


- Procesrlng; Resumes $5.OO/page. Letters, Reports, Essays and Research Papers. $1 .5O/page. Call 884-2184.


Can Type It! Essays, Theses per page. Minimum charge “Free” pickup and delivery, 743-l 976. 81.00



32 years experience. .75 double spaced page. IBM Selectric. Essays, resumes, theses, etc. Westmount-Erb area. Call Doris 886-7153.


- Profeuional typing services. Offered 7 days/week. Work guaranteed. Call 578-66531744-7628. Pick-up and delivery available,






Karen’ L,746-0631.

13 years experience, including medical tertiinology. Professionally ,done on high-quality word processor. On-campus pick-tip and delivery. Sharon 748-l 793.



1988. Furnished bedroom available for sublet in Winter term. Share bathroom end kitchen with other students. Close to campus - University Ave., between Philip and Albert. 821O/month plus utilities. Call Andrew 746-3079. Fumkhed

basement room in townhquse available to fgmale nonsmoker. Jan.-Apr. 1988. Waterbed, desk and more. Only $15O/month. Close to university and shopping. Call Chris 886-l 194. Wanted: Male/Female

PERSONAiS Ski, Ski New Years in Sherbroke where 92% say ouil Jay, Orford, Owl’s Head, we follow the snow. Deposit due Nov. 6, so don’t delay. Tom or Flau, X2323. Home Coming 87 - What a way to meet alumni. They got bucks. Get I picked up Nov. 13, 14; t 5, Need a date for semi. I. have a new dress and am a fun and friendly kind of person, Call ,me at work, Catherine’s Carpet Laying Service, 884-6209, ask for Cath. den Disability”.

Weber/University. 82OO/month inclusive. Just bring your bedroom furnishings. Male or female. Donna 884-7815. May 1988 - August. One or two fully furnished rooms in spacious apart-. ment. Excellent prices. Clean, close to everything, parking and laundryjacilities in building. Call Hrad or Rich, 742-

needed for interview with researcher. Leave message for Kim at 885-l 211 . ext. 2345.



Coping With SudPersons who’vs be-

Toastl.n’ Jam - Customized utes from scratch.

by a possible pregnancy, Birthright offers freepregnancy tests and practical help. Call 579-3990.

YOCATlONAL Advisors are offering help in identifying skills and interests, writing resumes and letters, developing interview skills and more.For Program ‘Co-ord., JoAnn Hutchison, 9:30 - 4:30 in NH 1004.


am., 11:30 am., 1:30 pm., 2:30 pm. Meet at the Information Desk.

invites visitors to The Great Puzzle Fair. Come - join in - be a part of puzzle fun, puzzle art, puzzle races, puzzling food festivities and puzzling film at The Great Puzzle Fair. October 30-31, and November 1. Admission Free. Campus Centie, 100 pm. - 5:OO pm. For &ore information &all 888-4424.


Poltergeist 2. Showtimes are 7:OOpm.,and9:OOpm. in AL 116. Feds $1 .OO and Non-Feds $3.00.


COFFEEH0USE.A night of music for freedom. featurina entertainment by local artists. At$e Grad House, 800 pm. Admission and refreshments are fr’ee.

WE MUSEUM and Archive ofGames invites visitors to The Great Puzzle Fair. Come - join in - be a part of puzzle fun, puzzle art, puzzle races, puzzl*@l food-festivities and puzzling film at The Great Puzzle Fair. October 30-31, and .November 1. Admission Free. Campus Centre, 100 pm. - 5:W pm. I+r more information call 888-4424.



Association‘ Sports Day at Seagram Gymnasium in Stadium. 3:30 to 7:30. Anyone welcome, planning volleyball, basketball, indoor soccer, badminton.



SHUFFLEDEMONS the Bombshelter.


are playing

is8:OOpm.inALlt6.Feds$l.OOand Non-Feds $3.00.



MBA representative wiII talk about their program and answer questions. HH 334, 400 - 700 pm.




RAINFOREST ACTION Group genBraI meet,ing. Join us for a film, discussion, welcome.

and information. All 4:36 in Room CC 135.


FILM series presented



vernment, Harvbrd Universitv, will present information on their ptdgram in HH 334, 3:W - 4:30 pm. ’



$3.00. ;

FM - NASH The Slash are appearing

Club, Fed.I eration at Fed Hall. of Students presents , the award winning _documentary I fitm,, WAT HORROR. Movies midnight fd “‘Harvest of Despair”. Engineering dawn, Halloween night. Math 3rd Lecture Hall, room 103 at 7130. Guest floor lounge. Brought to you by your speaker: Professor J. Darewych from friendly neighborhood Indian StuYork University, member of the Uk-. dents.Association. rainian Famine Research Committee. 1. * UKRAlNlAN CLUB meeting over THE,MUSEUM and Archive of Garrss lunch at 1:30 i’n CC +l 10. invites visitors to The Great Puzzle Fair. Come - join in - be a part of puzzle “PLATO vs The University ,bf Waterfun, puzzle art, puzzle races, puzzling Iti: The Intellectual Esiablishment food festivities and puzzli?Q film at Against The Engineers”, a live lecture , The Great Puzzle Fair. October 30-31, by Dr. Harry Binswanger. Admission and November 1. Admission Free. free. MC 2066,7:30 pm. Sponsored by Campus Centre, 10:W pm. - 5:W pm. the Students of Objectivism, The Ayn For more information call 888-4424. Rand Institute, and the Federation of Students .





BERTlCE Bombshelter

/ FASS ‘88 writers’


7:OO pm.

MC 5158.



Fellowship International. Sunday Evening ’ Service. 163 Universitv Ave. W., Apt. 321 (MSA). 7:W pm. Ail arewelcome,



is playing

This week’s feature: The Killing Fields. Movies are shown in the CampuS Centre Great Hallstarting at 9:W pm., and are free of charge.




VOCATlONAL Advisors are offeririg help in identifying skilts and interests, writing resumes and IFtters, developing interview skills and more.For the faculty of Arts, Evan Noden, lo:30 - 1200, ML 334 - Env. Studies, Romany Woodbeck, 1230 2:30, ESI 344 - Science, Nora lbra him,

1 :W - 2:30, tSC 251 a

AND Culture in Vienna Organizational meeting. Come for information on this exciting course tQ be offered in May/88. 6:W pm., Conrad Grebe’l, Rm. 267. All welcome. Call Wilbur Moust 885-0220 ext. 46 for info, WATERLOO

CHRISTIAN Fell&wship - worship service. Conrad Grebel _Chapel from 4:45 - 6: 00 pm. Everyone welcome. AMNESTY lNTERNATIONAL meeting at 7130 pm., Kitchener Public Library. Urgent Action Network members will speak about prisoners in danger. Write a letter yourself for a prisoner at risk now. Everyone welcome. FRtDAY,


1THE MUG Coff eehoilse: music, relax’ ing atmospheye, good conversation, hpmemade baking, coffeg and tea. Everyone welcome. CC 110,8:30 pm. - 11:30 pm. Sponsored by Waterloo Christian Fellowship. FED FLICKS. Highlander. Showtimes are 7100 pm., and 9:W pm. in AL 116. Eeds $1.00 and Non-Feds $3.00. THE SATTALITES are appearing a1 Fed Hall

at the

Act loc8my on the environment, social justice, peace, women’s rights, grass roots democracy. CC 138 A, 7:oO pm. Working together .to .create alternate responses: Waterloo Green Party. Henry 746-3168.


MAKI Am’ I getting on your nerves? You drive me ‘!‘ll* crazy. I want you. F.A.G. G.N.C.T.R. ‘00 - We gotta go West,tO prove we’re the best. Help us get there, buy a raffle ticket from CIV DIS now1 .

Gqld 10 bracelet. Wed., Oct. 21 before qight class. Along Ring Road between CC and PAS. Please call 746-4932. Knlrp umbrella- Thursday, Oct. 22 around 8 pm. in the Davis Centre Library. Call Janick, X6176. held


Oct. 20. Three ropes by circular clasp. sentiPlease, if found, call

Screws to secure. Of extreme mental



STUDENT YGCATIONAL Advisors .are offering help in identifying skills and interests, writing resumes and letters, developing interview skills and more.For the faculty of Arts, Marc Lamoureux, 10:00 - 1130, ML 338 Env. Studies, Romany Woodbeck, 12:30 - 2:30, ESI 344 - Math, Kevin Lasitr, 11:30 - 2:W, MC 3035.

PRAYER with choir and sermon. Conrad Grebel Chapel at 4:30 pm. THEMAS: The original social cult. Interesting people, interesting conversatidns. Chanting and flower selling optional. 5:30 - 7:W pm., CC 138.


VOCATIONAL Advisors are offering help ih identifying skills arid interests, writing resumes and letters, developing interview skills and more.For the faculty of Science, Nora Ibrahim, 1:30 - 300, ESC 251 - HKLS, Sonia Savelli, 9:30 - 1l:20, BMH 1040. SATURDAYS


VOC&TlONAL &visors are offering help in identifying skills and interests, writing resumes and letters, developing interview skills and more.-For the faculty of Arts, Evan Noden, 12:30 - 2:W, ML 338 - HKLS, Sonia Savelli, ’ 9:30 - 11:20, BMH 1040 - Math, Kevin tasitz, 12:30 1:30, MC 3035.


Club. Cfub rides every Saturday 60-100 km. All welcome. 1O:OO am., Campus Centre. Info call Kevin ,ext. 3807. TAMIL LANGUAGE classes for elementary school age children will be held under Heritage Language Program from 9:W - Victoria Schopl, 50 Joshep St., Kitchener. For more information call 747-0991,8852726 or 885-0338. _





THE conspracy of hqoel We fight for prisoners of conscience, fight against torture andthe death penalty. Meetings are Wednesdays, 7:30 pm., 1388 in Campus Centre.

GO Club invites all persons to lessons for from 6:30 to 7:30 every Wednesday, B&C. Matthews Hall, Room 1040. Free instruction and open play will follow ciasses. More information phone 888-4424. GLLOW COFFEEHOUSE. An informal gathering of people who enjoy light conversation, coffee and fun times in a comfortable setting. 8:OCl 11 :oO pm., CC 110. For more details call 884-GLOW. . interested beginners


WATSFlC (University of Waterloo Science Fiction Club) meeting. Upcoming events: Video Night and a 0 & D (Dungeons & Dragons) Tournament. CC 138, 6:30. LAYMEN’S EVANGELICAL Fellowship. Bible study. CC 135 at 7130 pm. All are welcome. THURSDAYS

BRUNCH, Waterloo Jewish Students’ Association/Hillel, CC 110 every Monday and Thursday 1130 am. - 1~30 pm. (holidays excepted) Please join us for bagels, friends, conversation, Styrofoam cups, etc. Only _ -B 1.OO:


Glasses In black case. Lost Friday, Oct. 23 between downtown Waterloo and Columbia Street. Urgently needed. Chris 747-3195.

SERVICES St. Bede’s Chapel, Renison College 9:30 am. Prayer Book Eucharist. - 11’:W am. Contemporary Eucharist Moose Room;Men’$ Residence, Renison Col-

SERI)ICE with contemporary music; coffee anddiscussion to follow. Conrad Grebel Chapel at 7:W pm. MORNING WORSHIP every Sunday. The Rev. Dr. Tom Yorkcelebrant. Cornmunion first Sun. of each month. 11:W am. at St. Paul’s College. LAYMEN’S EVANGELl CAL Fellowship. Evening meeting. MSA, 163 University Ave. W., Apt. 321, at 7:W pm. All are welcome. ONGOlNG EVENT: Visitors are invited to discover and explore_ The Great Puzzle Exhibit. It’s‘s puzzlement for everyone with spots of puzzle trivia, riddles, mazes, films, guest speakers, special events and a “hands-on” gam>earea. Free?Monday - Friday 9-5, Sunday 1-;5. B.C. Matthews Hall, Museum








by the

Women’s Centre. This week Germain8 Greer. After the Pill and Contrdception: The Hidden Costs. Films start at 12:30 pm. in Campus Centre 135. Free admission.


FASS ‘88 writers’ meeting. 7:00 pm., MC 5158: ’ DEFENCE OF Canada NFB film series. “Keeping the Elephant Away”, outlines the creation of UN., NATO and Canada’s military and peace kieping forces. 1230 in EL 211. Sponsored by Science for Peace.




THE JOHN F. Kennedy School of Go-

FED FLICKS. Poltergeist 2. Showtimes are 7:W pm., and 9:W pm. in AL 116. Feds $1 .oO and Non-Feds

FED FLICKS. Poltergeist 2. Show&e



Fellowship International. Bible Study at 730 pm in CC 135. AtI are welcome. .

looking for bassist and drummer for casual playing - ie. garage band. Influences include the Replacements, Minutemen, Volcano Suns. If interested call 886-9489. Ask for Jeff.

Silver biacelet.

If you are distressed

TUESDAYS THE MUSEUM and Archive of Games

song trib-




DAVIS CENTRE Library tours. lo:30



come disabled within the last* years,



UW for Winter ‘88 term. Please call Toby at 746-2196 after 5 pm.

Share two bedroom apt. with one girl.



it! Love Mom & Dad.

Female non-smoker, looking for single room in townhouse’or apt. Close to

to share house in Sunnydale for summer of 88. Rent: Approximately $160/month plus utilities. Inquires call 746-4783, ask for Andv or Dale.


Steve S.: Glad to hear you finally lost on CKMS. Friday night 7-10 pm and Saturday night 7 pm - 12 am. The scariest, most terrifying. Prizes and frightening Halloween contests. For more info, 886-CKMS. 94.5. CKMS -the scariest alternative. Can you live through it alll



ROOm 4QVallabl@ in Columbia Lake townhouse, Winter 88 term. Female preferred. Call 747-2129.


061 5.


Experienced Typist with teaching degree. 81 .OO per OS. Dane. Close to

BRUNCH, Waterloo Jewish Students’ Association/Hillel, CC 110 every Monday and Thursday 1 l:3O am. - 1:30 pm. (holidays excepted) Please’join us for bagels, friends, conversation, Styrofoam cups, etc. Only 81.00.



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k around the corner. Find out about all the latest at the Homecoming info booth, daily at the CC, Oct. 29 till Homecoming, Nov. 13, 14. 15.


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Working hard doesn’t mean giving up comfort and style. For the quality and fit you want, there’s only one choice: Levi’s Red IacIs. 3v I s TOTmen, D;~I-s ror women. And they last as rong as memories. Mark’s Work Wearhouse carries Levi’s Red Tabs in a full range of styles and sizes. And this semester, at any Mark’s Work Wearhouse store, your student card lets you enter to win one of ?O $l,CKHl scholarships* from, tevi’s. and Mar%. Levis 501’S for men. $44.95 1eviB 531s for women. $42.95 ’ , * No ‘urchase necessary. See your local Mark’s Work Wea rl: ouse for details.

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