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Pressing for a salary increase of 20 percent in 1970 was the main decision of the faculty association general meeting monday. After an hour of discussion, the association approved the salary policy report the same as recommended by the Ontario confederation of university faculty associations. OCUFA based the 20 percent on: 5.5 percent for cost-of-living, 2 percent for productivity, 7 percent for closing the gap with other professions and 5.5 percent for progression through ranks and merit increases. Faculty association salary comchairman Jim Leslie mittee summarized the report, supplementing his talk with graphs to illustrate the phenomena of “rank infiltration”. .He explained that as many as 40 percent of the professors in a given salary grouping were making more than the minimum salary allowance for the next To elhigher classification. iminate this problem, Leslie suggested raising the minima, thus ensuring that this penetration would remain below the 20 percent level. Leslie reationalized the in-

crease by stating, “If we must think of the common man, let us not forget that there are plumbers at the University of Toronto who are making $14,000. A further analogy was put forth. Leslie feels the association should demand more money, since in 1946 professors were making 57 percent as much as doctors, and now receive only 48 percent as much. “The doctors are kicking over an extra 55 cents per house call, while professors just seem to sit back and ignore the salary question. ” When the validity of the analogy was questioned, due to the different nature of the two professions, Leslie explained that since medicare, both groups were paid from public funds, so the comparison was sound. Moreover, the committee pointed out Waterloo’s salary percentage in the operating budget was the lowest in Ontario at 30.3; while the number of students per faculty was one of the highest at 15.7. When questioned on how hard the demand would be pressed if questioned by the administration, Leslie explained, “The committee can only be as mil-

itant as its faculty members. It would look stupid for us to lead the troops to the administration offices and turn, around to find ourselves alone and deserted by our members. ” A motion of confidence in the salary report was passed unopposed. Other matters of finance touched upon by the union were a raise in membership fees, and the recent decision by the university to guarantee second mortgages for faculty and staff buying their first homes. As well, the position taken on the campus center board resignations was explained. The executive felt the clause giving the campus center ~ “adequate services from the administration” was too vague. For this reason they decided to withdraw members from the campus center board until the relationship between the administration and students was clarified. Then if the terms appealed to them they would consider rejoining. With salary talks occupying two thirds of the available time, the meeting was forced to adjourn prior to completion of all business.

The brick-and-concrete bunker of the faculty bastille will be completed before the expected mid-winter seige. The bastille occupies the highest point of land on Uniwat south campus.

growing Words continue to be exchanged over the campus center, but the administration has as yet made no comment. Faculty association in a statement to the Chevron tuesday, said that president Jim Ford,history prof Leo Johnson’s letter of resignation as campus cen“reveals the deep gulf that ter board chairman exists between us when we try to communicate. This fact is emphasized further in that he did not even have the courtesy to send me a copy of this letter”. Johnson read his letter of resignation at the October 20 meeting of the campus center board. His letter was printed and mailed to regular recipients of board material, including Ford. “Concerning the portion of the letter dealing

with his view of the faculty association,” said Ford in his statement, “I can only express incredulity at the mixture of half-truths, misrepresentations and ‘interpretations’ that he presents. I completely reject these gross insinutations, and challenge Professor Johnson to substantiate his allegations. “The faculty association has found itself in an unsatisfactory situation on the campus center board. Our representatives indicate that they cannot be held reponsible for operational inadequacies. In attempting to overcome this difficulty, we are taking the opportunity of encouraging the federation and administration to consider at this time the actual operating details of the campus center * continued

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Archaeologists have uncovered and restored a high complex of structures which must have been used as ‘knowledge factories ‘. Gigantic rooms with seating directed towards a central platform suggest that the learning system of that era was authoritarian and was design-ed to stifle individuality.

There could be byelections thursday for a quarter of the 28 seats on student council. Nominations to fill vacancies in arts and science closed monday, and there will be a vote in each constituency. Nominations are opened until 5pm today for seats in engineering, graduate and phys-ed constituencies. In arts, Cyril Levitt,, sociology 4; Louis Silcox, sociology 3; and Vern Copeland, psychology Copeland, psy3; and Vern chology 4, will contest the seats resigned by Sandy Driver and Dave Cubberley. Levitt is a former. councillor and Silcox is currently a nonvoting council member as chairman of the student-activities board Copeland ran unsuccessfully in the last council election.

OTTAWA (CUP)-The canadian union of students will phase itself out of existence by the end of november, meeting all of its debts and possibly even showing a surplus before it finally disappears. Members of the CUS national council met monday to assess the position of the union and chose the phase-out over two other alternatives : continuing operations in a reduced capacity in line with reduced revenue, and continuation as a voluntary union. In a press release tuesday, the council said that an assessment of the union’s finances has revealed CUS was “in a sound financial position and could meet all of its obligations and have a surplus. ’ ’ The surplus, which council members said was still only a possibility based on payment of all outstanding fees from

In science, William Cruthers, chemistry 3, and George Green, applied chemistry 2A, will contest the seat resigned by Charlie Minken, who is no longer a student. Neither Greene nor Cruthers have run for council before. In engineering, nominations are still open for the seats formerly held by Bill Fish and Anne Banks. Fish is no longer a student and Banks’ seat was declared vacant by standing policy because of missed meetings. Grad seats of Gulshan Dhawan and Bailey Wang were also declared vacant because of missed meetings. Nominations are open until 5 pm today. Nominations for the phys-ed seat are also open until 5pm today.

member or former-member student councils, would be divided pro rata among the remaining less-than-a-dozen members of the union. Students at the University of Toronto finally broke the back of CUS, which has been fighting for survival for the past 14 months, when they voted to withdraw-along with their $20,000-from the union October 22. Without Toronto, the national council decided that continuation of CUS would be impractical if not impossible, as operations would have to be brought to a virtual standstill to remain financially above water. The national council also announced that arrangements would be made to insure the continuation of the CUS travel plan, which provides low-priced overseas flights for students.


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Petch’s request that the appointments be reconsidered was turned down by the executive board because the three applicants chosen had already been informed of their selection. Patterson added that they were also the most qualified of the applicants, and two were experienced in student government. Patterson’s motion was countered by graduate representative Nick Kouwen who tabled a motion of censure against the council executive. He accused the executive of deliberately trying to make the whole situation awkward for the people involved, and asked why the graduate union was not consulted about delegates. Patterson answered, “There’s nothing that says we should consult the graduate union. Graduate students are just as able to read the posters and apply

The issue of special status for graduate students was debated hotly at monday night’s student council meeting. The debate was sparked by federation president Tom Patterson’s motion that council withdraw student delegates to the AUCC if the administration insisted on approving council’s choice of delegate. The annual meeting of the association of universities and colleges of Canada is next week in Ottawa. Patterson told council that the delegates selected by the executive board had been turned down by administrative president Howard Petch because no graduate students were included in the list. He explained that since only four applications were received a quick decision was made, as the administration’ wanted names as soon as possible.


as undergraduates. ” He added that the federation has al ways advertised these positions and, unless a motion is passed to change the procedure, it will continue. Kouwen’s motion of censure of the executive carried, but this was done after council approved Patterson’s motion not to participate in delegate selection where the administration maintained final say. A subsequent motion by Patterson to send unofficial observers as a free delegation was defeated. In other business, council decided : l to ‘name Larry Burko as chairma:: of orientation ‘70, l to declare three seats on council vacant because of nonattendance, l that in the interests of sanity, a more acceptable meeting place for student council be found, l that dial-a-dance be set up to provide recorded information on social and cultural events. l that $1000 be allocated to finance pollution week, with money to be taken from research funds.

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MONTREAL (CUP)-The administration of Loyola College will “reopen discussion” of the firing of a physics professor in the wake of a three-day student boycott over the action. Administration president Patrick Malone told this to approximately 800 students at a rally Wednesday but would not commit himself any further on the dispute, which led approximately 50 percent of Loyola’s 4,600 students to strike against administrative interference in academic affairs. The students may decide Malone’s statement isn’t enough: they are continuing discussions of further action in support of their demands that the administration accept binding arbitration in the ca’se of professor S.A. Santhanam and consider increas-



ed student representation on the Loyola senate. Student council president Marcel Nouvet is expected to propose that students organize a demonstration for next week in front of the Quebec legislature, calling for a government inquiry into the contract dispute between Santhanam and the administration.

Admin president finally enters the jet age Administration president Howard Petch said monday that the university which turns out chemists and historians is inadequate for dealing with problems of jet-age life-urban blight and pollution ,-since larger problems require many specialists who independently lack sufficient knowledge. The University of Waterloo, with integrated studies, manenvironment and the study of management problems, is trying to overcome this with a theme approach rather than by single subjects, Petch said. He said of university students that they were complaining of courses irrelevant to modern L life, which is mainly true. “They are socially conscious. ” But the recent programs continue to work with the older programs which turn out the still-needed specialists, he concluded. Petch was the guest speaker at the opening ceremonies for Kitchener-Waterloo’s newest highschool-Cameron heights.

Santhanam was not rehired for the 1969-70 academic year. Administration officials have not given any reason for the action. Loyola students narrowly approved their strike action October 14, after ten members of the senate-three students and seven faculty-left the governing body and declared they no longer had any confidence in the administration.

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tance of the seats, and a student assembly October 15 failed to attract a quorum. External affairs representative Denny Mullally told students they shouldn’t accept the seats because “token membership on bodies with closed meetings is ridiculous. ”

HALIFAX (CUP)-Students at St. Mary’s University have been offered two seats on their Z-member senate-but they can’t decide whether to take them or not. After a three-hour meeting October 8, the student council was dead-locked 5-5 on accept-

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agreement, and to work out the problems which have arisen. “We regret that Professor Johnson (and others) have interpreted our position on this matter as an attempt to exert ‘faculty power’,“ Ford concluded. Federation of students president Tom Patterson, who received a copy of the statement Ford gave the Chevron, said, “I find your statements to be irresponsible and detrimental to future cooperation. If you wish to publicly accuse Professor Johnson of stating half-truths and misrepresentations, you surely must say what he said that is untrue.” Ford and Patterson also exchanged words over the operational problems in the campus center. Ford restated his desire to have a clear role defined for the campus center board as either advisory or governing. Patterson replied, “Whether the board has an advisory or governing role is entirely for the board to decide. The operational committee (of campus center working staff plus federation business manager Pete Yates) the federation has proposed is in fact responsible to the campus center board, not the federation. According to the campus center agreement, the board has complete governing responsibility. ”


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Regarding the campus center budget, Ford said that it was the faculty association’s view that the federation and administration should agree to provide the board with a budget for: all employees’ (including janitors) salaries, repairs and replacements, renovations and a contingency fund. “With the funds to cover the above jointly agreed upon, the board would have some flexibility in adjusting priorities. The sum could probably be arrived at from a per capita levy, with a built-in increment to take care of inflation. ” Patterson said this proposal looked sensible because it would give the campus center board greater autonomy. He said the matter should be referred to the campus center board for decision. Ford, however, disagrees with Patterson that the’ problem should be solved by making the administration live up to its part in the present campus center agreement. “We consider that a more satisfactory solution would be obtained if (the federation) and the administration jointly agree upon what is actually necessary to operate the campus center. After that there should be no further area of disagreement,” concluded Ford. Non-students:





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Difficulties plague radio after move to north campus Radio Waterloo’s move to PPand P’s remote services building on north campus has caused technical difficulties. The station has not been broadcasting efficiently, and manager Bruce Steele blamed a lengthy Bell telephone circuit which has cut the volume output to about 20 percent normal. He stated the problems have arisen “because of rather poor planning here (the building) and at Bell. It may be some time before we get back to the quality and volume we had prior to the move. ” He also mentioned a further problem of lack of staff enthusiasm. “It’s about a 15-minute walk to the new location from the campus center. It’s not exactly the nicest walk on a rainy day, mainly be-

cause there is no shelter whatsoever on the road. Consequently, whatever service we have been able to offer in the last little while has been sporadic. ” The new location is about onehalf mile from Columbia street, down a gravel road that parallels the Ontario Culvert company. Said Steele, “From my office window I can see the top of the PPandP smokestack. On particularly bad days it gives me the impression, upon reflection, that there might be someone out there. ” The building is shared with the grounds crew and university storage. On the programming side, the station is planning a marathon broadcast from 8am tuesday november 10 to 2am thursday november 12 to celebrate radio water-

loo’s oneth ( lth) anniversary. During that period, the programming will include news and sports background features, comments from various members of the university communities, phone-in shows, give-aways, a drama presentation, and a special edition of the 8 o’clock report. Of special interest is the look at the history of radio, which will include a re-creation of the world’s first radio broadcast in 1906. Radio Waterloo invites clubs and organizations who would like to advertise to contact the station as soon as possible. All non-profit organizations can advertise at no charge by sending information for meetings or events to radio Waterloo. The station’s telephone number is 578-9000, or local 3645.

Here% how to get to radio waterloo’s place: find the glorified lane leaving Columbia next to the tracks, drive north about half a mile looking to see nothing, sharp turn left, much sharper turn to the right, almost have a collision, and see the big building middle of what used to be a nice btish with magenta doors and you’re there.

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cars, escorted by police, crossed into the campus. Professors and assistants are pushing brooms and seeing to the security of buildings. A faculty committee is ensuring the care and feeding of the university’s research and farm animals. No move has been made by either side to resume negotiations. A union official estimated that wtiges for campus workers are 21 to 80 percent below civil service rates. Clerical workers on the campus earn $54.50 a week with grade 12 education, while civil servants in the same position receive

$66 a week with a grade 10 education. The university has offered clerical workers a raise to $57.50, bringing takehome pay to approximately $48. The university is reportedly hiring students as scab labor to combat the strike, while residence directors are organizing student work gangs. Students are also reportedly working in the university cafeteria. Neither the Guelph student union nor the faculty association have made a statement on the strike.

FRIDAY CONCERT with Iron Butterfly. Tickets $3 available at the door. 8.30pm. phys-ed bldg. DANCE wrth the town choir and The Hooker family. Admissron $1 at the door. 10:3Opm. food servces.

CONCERT with James Cotton blues band TICkets $2 at door. 7:30pm, Seagram gym.

UFT arrcraft cleamng. 6: 15-8.3Opm Inside hanger No.5. WW airport. LECTURE. Prof E. Cappadocia, french revofunon. Sponsored by htstory socrety, 2pm. AL1 24 FASS writers meeting, 9pm. E3324

SATURDAY HAVABALL ‘69 semi formal. See ad In this paper. Tickets $10 in federation office. 9pm at the vrllage. PUB-DANCE with The penny arcade. Admrsslon $1 at door 9pm. campus center pub. MISSING peece coffeehouse. This week Mick Delaney. 9pm. Conrad Grebel, free.


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GUELPH (GINS)-The University of Guelph is approaching the second week of a strike involving approximately 900 staff employsecretaries, ees - technicians, caretakers, housekeepers, porters and drivers. Classes are continuing as before the strike, but all services on the campus with the exception of food services have either stopped or are operating at a minimum. Employees of Versafood services, caterers for university food services, initially refused to cross the workers’ picket lines, but on monday a cavalcade of Versafood

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MONDAY FILM-Crystals-an introduction, sponsored by IEE&RlzL;y, P145 meeting. 6.15pm. campus center room 211. FASS advertising and productron meetmg, 7.70pm. AL212. TUESDAY The Waterloo folk-singing club will have a workshop. A revival of old folk songs and new ones. Looking for new members 8pm. habitat south lounge. Organrzational meeting for faculty and grad students ACTION GROUP. 8 pm. TV lounge, campus center DUPLICATE bridge club meets at 7pm In the SS lounge. Faculty and staff welcome. Cost 50 cents per night.

WEDNESDAY BADMINTON club. Ten courts available Commencing nov 10 courts are open from 7pm to 11 pm Wednesdays and fridays. Phys-ed complex. HILLEL publrc forum: Rabbr Jacob Weinberg speaking on pacifism. jewrshly correct or rncorrect Discussion following. 8:30pm. M&C 2066 SEMINAR: K.D. Srivastavu, vacuum breaker In high voltage. Sponsored by IEEE. Free coffee and donuts, 12 noon, P145. THURSDAY ALL camp Columbra staff from last summer. Organizational meeting, 7:30pm. campus center reading lounge. UFT aircraft cleanrng 6.15-8:30pm, inside hanger No.5. WW airport.


A veritable flurry of presidential search-and-destroy committee activity has been unleashed on Uniwat’s fair campus... I We have been leaked upon to such an extent that we feel indubitably damp. The most significant of the leaks that dripped our way is the contention that Uniwat will receive a big Christmas present. According to this spring of knowledge, an administration president permanent will be unwrapped at the senate meeting december 18. “I think you will be very surprised,” is the statement that was relayed to us. You see there are a number of members of the presidential search committee who actually believe the task of selecting an administration president permanent is being entrusted to them. Manipulation cannot be a word in their vocablulary. We have deduced from several clues that someone or sometwos have been unofficially placed in charge of the search committee. The most interesting clue involves an “error” in a recent editorial in our fair organ. The erroneous editorial claimed that the search committee is supposed to present two to four candidates for senate preference and board selection. This is the only official policy in existence. However, the federation of students declared that it would not participate on the committee unless the committee was to name only one candidate for acceptance or rejection by the senate and board. Somewhere in the labyrinth, this was approved and the committee is operating on the single-nomination assumption. Now are we really supposed to believe that the people who run this university would allow such a thing if they did not have firm control over the search committee? In the meantime the search committee, has been meeting here and there behind closed doors. There have been recent meetings in Toronto -probably to confer with the people who run this province. We are looking forward with interest to the many visits of eminent guests who will come to communicate with the campus. We are especially looking forward to taking tea and little sandwiches with them. We earnestly expect the quality and atmosphere will be better than the establishement euphemistically referred to as liberation lunch. And while the eminent guests are partaking of tea and little sandwiches, our friend Howie Petch will be consuming coffee and small chatter in his office with some of the more couth members of the rabble. We are referring of course to Petch peeves: the weekly-scheduled overstructed informal opportunity for you to chat with your president. Petch used to sit through his two hours each week in a sheltered corner in the campus center-but now thanks to his efficient administration, the only thing that provides shelter in the campus center are heaps of garbage. So now, we are allowed to chit-chat in his plush office-but free coffee has been added as a sop for having to brave the barriers to reach the president’s inner sanctum. Unfortunately, Howie Petch’s secretary Mary Busbridge is outbrewed by liberation lunch in the coffee department. Our editor informs us that he has been told by an admin mouthpiece that our friend Howard is so important that the board of governors now meets at his convenience. The four annual board meetings have always been on thursdays, but the most recent running of the quarterly farce was on a tuesday-rescheduled so Howard could attend to important science policy business in Ottawa. One of our detractors has said In the first place we object to the been flighty; and secondly wasn’t George Wallace who said that Dick

that we are just not ‘funny anymore. allegation that our intention has ever it former Alabama operations c7ar Gregory just wasn’t anymore either?

And while we have been the subject of considerable criticism for our belief that the presidential search committee will be empty-handed by spring. the maneuvers of the incumbent alliance seem to reinforce our position. Administration treasurer Bruce Gellatly continues to carry more and more load for the ruling elite. As is becoming a habit, Gellatly was answering questions at the recent board of governors meeting that Howard should have answered. It was not as obvious as the board meetingbefore that, when Gellatly ran the discussion on tenure. While Gellatly seems to be definitely in, we are in receipt of some counter-speculation that hints operations vicepresident Al Adlington is on the way out. We were of the opinion that Al would bet with the winner and throw his future behind Petch. We also presumed that Howie would accept Al into the incumbent alliance. Our counter-speculator suggests that Al’s recent office move to the comparative ostracism of the math building was more than coincidental. Was it the only place available for Al after boss Howard and his, cronies moved to the modern-languages sanctuary? Only time will tell, and in the never-never-land of bureaucracy, nothing is ever done either openly, honestly or swiftly enough to meet the needs of anyone other than those in power. However, we ourselves were most surprised to find that Allan Kenneth Adlington was not among Howard’s chosen elite selected to attend the annual meeting of the association of colleges and universities of Canada next week. And we doubt that he’s been left behind to mind the store.


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In a late September meeting, the executive board of the fed eration of students decided not to accept immediately the resignations of David Cubberley and John Battye from the human rights committee. president Tom Federation Patterson wrote to administration president 1 Howard Petch October 1, stating the the executive board felt the terms of reference of the committee should be clarified. In the letter, he outlined the executive’s understanding of these, and asked Petch to do the same. The board felt the purpose of the committee is to examine the need for a body in the university to deal with matters of human rights and if such a body is deemed desirable, to develop the terms of reference. He continued, “It is our contention that the area of human rights cannot be discussed in isolation from the entire area of conduct and discipline. ” Patterson felt that to recommend a - standing bodv and procedures for protecting human rights, it would be necessary to accept an area of double jurisdiction. “PACSDUR (provost’s advisory committee on student discipline and university regulations) did in fact discuss mat-


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ters such as demonstrations, yet saw fit to make no distinction between these and any other violations of proper order, and rejected double jurisdiction without qualification. “Hence, the present committee’s work must in part be a review of PACSDUR and it must have the ability to discuss and recommend on the entire area of conduct on campus. ” He continued that to protect human rights there must be enforceable prohibitions against behavior which violates those rights, and that is precisely a code of conduct if the university undertakes to protect these rights itself. “For this reason we have understood that the establishment of a standing human rights body clearly implies a code of conduct, even if it was intended that the present committee would not draft such a code. “There is a definite connection between the work of the human rights committee and the committee of presidents’ report. He concluded by asking Petch for assurance that the present committee, and not some other body will deal with the whole area of rights and conduct. He stated that if the committee makes recommendations on matters such as the committee of presidents’ proposal, they should be subject to ratification by the faculty association, the federation and the president’s council. On October 23, there had been no word from Petch, and a request for a reply was sent.

Petch’s reply dated 27 October, corrected Patterson’s use of the word committee and stated it was an ad-hoc group and not established as a committee. He stated the group was to look into one specific type of problem. “Occasionally (a foreign student) feels that he has been ,discriminated against because of his race. Although there are variations, the charge usually arises in connection with test or examination marks and is levelled at a particular professor, “The Ontario human rights code seems to be inadequate to cover the student-teacher relationship because it is aimed primarily at discrimination in employment practices. “The function of the group was to examine whether the Ontario code is indeed inadequate for a university and, if so, to recommend the terms of reference for a standing committee on human rights to handle such charges of discrimination. Petch concluded with, “I do not accept your argument that a procedure for handling charges of discrimination cannot be discussed in isolation from the area of conduct and discipline. The purpose of the ad-hoc group was, to my mind at least, clearly defined and related only to discrimina tion. “If you now are prepared to have a representative group study the areas of conduct and discipline, I am prepared to meet with you at any time to discuss the composition and terms of reference for a formal committee. ”


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’ Prof Beauchamp, director of sociology 101 class, played another in a long series of practical jokes on his tuesday class. He held a sociology “exam”. He began by explaining for approximately ten minutes that anyone attempting to leave the arts theatre (where the “exam” was being held) prior to the allotted time of .one hour would The reason automatically fail. given for this was that noise of people leaving would unnecessarily excite others still writing the exam.

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This pretense started the exam off on a humorous note, since it was somewhat difficult (to say the least) to achieve any kind of decorum with five hundred students rustling and turning papers in extremely close proximity. A further humorous note was added when between 10 to 15 minutes after the “exam” had begun Beauchamp asked for a show of hands to indicate those who had finished. Approximately 95 percent of the class had in fact finished the one hour exam in under 15 minutes. The error

U. Salaries revealed PAL0 ALTO, California (CUPI) -A fog of embarrassment fell over Stanford University wednesday as an unidentified group of student radicals finally breached the ultimate boundary of propriety-they published the hitherto secret salaries of uni; versity administrators and professors. Their 31-page document, interspersed with quotations from Mao Tse-Tung, showed salaries were highest for scientists and that research professors tended to receive much more money than teaching professors. The document disclosed that




dent Kenneth Pitzer makes $60,000 a year, with an additional expense account of $26,500. Advance pay for a full professor is $18,195 per year. William Clebsch, chairman of the Stanford senate, condemned the disclosures as a “deplorable attempt to embarrass the university, which ranks as the sixth most generous employer among american campuses.” The information reportedly came from files removed by demonstrators during occupation of the campus administration building last may.

War vets need, de-fusing GREENSBORO, South Carolina (GINS)-A district court judge said that in the last few months, case after case of violence and brutality by Vietnam war veterans has been brought before her. She noted that after military training, men “come back unprepared for living and reacting in a peaceful society”. Judge Elreta Alexander order-

ed psychiatric treatment for Vietnam veteran John H. Johnson after he smashed a glass door during an argument with a restaurant manager. “The boy had a seizure of violence that even he can’t explain,” Alexander said. She stated that military training makes a man into an animal, but fails to “de-fuse” (a soldier’s) war-time reactions” before sending him back home.

in timing could perhaps be attributed to underestimating the intellectual capacity of the students. Alas the exam procedure continued. After observing the number of students having finished Beauchamp capitulated and announced a five minute break to give those who had finished a chance to leave. Qne doesn’t have to have a terribly fertile imagination to visualize what happened next. Here are 500 or more students writing what was billed as a major exam, and the examiner announces an unrestricted five minute break. A comment overheard by this reporter adequately sums up the attitude of many students: “I studied hard for this exam but I didn’t cheat so I’ll get about 85 or 90 percent and wind up in the bottom tenth of the class”.


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CALGARY (CUP)-The student union .at the University of Calgary remains compulsory following a referendum monday where students rejected voluntary unionism by a vote of 1566 to 968. The students will continue paying a mandatory fee of $32 levied by the university administration at the beginning of the university year. Organizers who led the campaign to retain the compulsory union at Calgary based their defence on the union’s $2,000,000 long-term investment in a student center, and on the continuation of other union services such as a campus yearbook. At present only one campus, the University of Guelph, has a voluntary student union. students at the Memorial University of Newfoundland voted on the unionism issue of voluntary yesterday and today.

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If you haven’t bought your $10 season’s ticket to the Ontario science center, then save your money. The whole thing is a bummer. A thirty-million-dollar bummer. Allow me, in the name of saving you money, to take YOU on a tour of Ontario’s two-years-late centennial project in Toronto. YOU arrive and park on this expensive piece of. people’s property. It is going to cost you 50$. As you approach the entrance you notice that the landscaping and architecture are on a grand scale. From this point of view, the whole effort is reminiscent of the average large expo pavilion. Enter, pay and go down a long corridor. Enter a very large two-tiered room. It is empty. Take a long escalator ride, and enter a smaller room. It too is empty. Take two m&-e long escalator rides, a short walk, and you will have entered the engineering display You ‘don’t expect much finesse here. You are right. A large part is devoted to a conveyer which lifts up, transports, and drops empty plastic boxes. Was the self-parody intentional, I wonder? In another corner, a high-voltage produces a purple arc. Things are beginning to look up. No, it turns out that the demonstrator is showing, by melting a wire, the necessity of using fuses in a house. Fascinating stuff. Elsewhere -in the room you can listen to l


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plugs for Ontario Hy&o, watch a foot-operated lathe, or a Littun inertial system for planes. (It’s a gyroscope with circuitry. Another plug.) In despair, you enter the science room, knowing that this is the nerve-center of the (reportedly) best science museum of its kind in the world. You will soon discover that this is true only if a rigorous interpretation of “kind” makes it the only one. The displays are mostly concerned with the highschool curriculum and include such items as water pressure (the tEtickinessof the column doesn’t matter, on& the height), statistics (balls falling threat& nails illustrate the binomial distribution), Center of gravity (a double cone appears to fall uphill on rising, spreading tracks), and sound (oscilloscopes picture voice waves). You can also play a Hammond organ, listen to plugs for 3&f telephone, Timex watches, and IBM, lo& at model steam engines, planes, b&s, adwisubmarines, and see the five regular sdidsoidmmetry. Here the exhibition’s emphasis on bringing science to the people is clearest, In the belief that people are interested in nothing so much as themselves, there is lots of closedcircuit television. And you get to push a button to start some of the displays. These progressive techniques are combined in one ingenious display in weigh. a .nerson-sits on a sort of bi&y&; watching himself on TV in a dxkish enclosure. By pedalling he

powers two lights. The harder he pedals, the better he can see himself. Other displays, while copied from elsewhere, are a least on a par with those found in mediocre expositions in science. These include a test of your ability to match frequencies (pitches, madam; musical pitches) and a microphone-earphone arrangement that perplexes the speaker by playing back what he sayswith a slight delay. Follow me into the brb/ogy room, and see the interesting mutations that can be induced in plants and animals by radiation. Look for the obvious moral to be drawn Forget it. Radiation mutations are simply “interesting”, that’s all. At this point we’ leave, observing in passing other fabulously expensive rooms filled with similarly unedifying junk. Ask yourself the following questions: . l Why should the Ontario taxpayer shell out $30,000,000to provide a forum for the explicit advertising of Bell, Litton, IBM, Hammond, and Ontario Hydro? l Assume that the whole thing is to be justified on the ground that it is solely for the benefit of highschoolers and people who enjoy anything that goes pop, goink, or whir. Why house it in a building of this cost? And why all the empty space and bare walls? ”* . .--.” \ : . .;., bQ’-..- J. 7.6 0’ Why must a science exposition be turned into a tout for technology? Science


Can you think of a better use for it? (science center opposite page). How about moving it to uniwat to house our ever-expanding administrative staff? We don’t

know what this exhibit ‘(lower pie opposite Perhaps the nameplate glows in the dark.

1 Windmill: (top left) Fans whip up a wind which turns a windmill, in turn, well. S. a . . . . oturns. Science at work: (above) one small step in the understanding or belts, one giant step in filling up the building.


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Needless to say, the creators of this white elephant do not see themselves in quite this light. Their advertising-in the form of posters-presents, on the surface, quite a different picture. In “exploring the molecule” we read that The atomic pinball machines are analogues Visiof (Rutherford’s) classic experiment. tors w[ll fire projectiles at an invisible target and deduce the nature of the target by the way the projectiles rebound.

Sounds pretty exciting. Rutherford’s experiment, to determine the size of atomic The “model” nuclei, was. But this isn’t.

involves an ordinary pinball machine with its top enclosed. Some of the balls that go up there rebound, having hit something, and You won’t even need a slide others don’t. rule to make the necessary deductions. The “space” poster plugs what we’ve been bored by all along: The moon landing. Needless to say, we get all the usual space parapheranalia, no doubt provided by NASA. The high point of the advertisement is a simulation of lunar docking, and of moon landing. I haven’t seen it, but I’ll bet 3 cents against your Math 131 notes that you simply get to sit in a booth and watch television, after pressing a button to guarantee personal involvement. ,

An obvious flop, and an over-inflated bore. I would like to end on a charitable note. Science, at its best, is enormously intriguing, deep, beautiful, and significant, and a good science museum is worth having. Perhaps it is too much to expect that a good one can be created overnight. Perhaps it will happen, in time, that the Ontario science center will develop some sort of character and backbone, .and reject the commercial and government desire to propagandize, and introduce exhibits which stir the imagination. And perhaps, in the process, the new managers will discover that they have a duty not only to present, but to warn and to truly educate. Perhaps.


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Narc traps student, judge ’ drops trafficking charge OTTAWA (CUP)+ judge dismissed trafficking charges against a Carleton university student here October 22 on the grounds that he was trapped into the offence by an RCMP officer who had become his “friend”. Gordon Shipley, 22, was charged with selling $30 worth of hashish to RCMP undcover agent Larry Lo wes. But Lowes testified he thought Shipley a naive person, who respected him as a sort of ‘big

brother’, and also said he had borrowed $10 from the student, refusing to return until Shipley got him some drugs. Judge McAndrew dismissed the case ruling that “without (Lowe’s) inducements the accused would not have trafficked in drugs,” and that the duty of an undercover agent is not to manufacture crime. The crown appeal.

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All loyal supporters of the people in the campus center garbage problem will be thrilled to know that there is a brand new piece of evidence of administration obstruction to a well run building. There are two small rooms that used to be accessable to the turnkeys. One contains the light switches for the great hall. The other, a closet off that, contains paper towels, some cleanser, a place for filling buckets with water, a mop, a broom, and a dust pan. This was not the main janitor storeroom, but was an incidental, or extra supply area. Now the light switch room is open to anyone who wants to play with the circuit breakers, and the closet has been re-keyed ’ 1 suit its nomenclature of a echanical room”. ed to be that turnkeys would ‘his equipment to clean up mei._ J in the night time when there are no janitors in the building. Someone could throw up without having to worry about the stuff sitting there until morning. Now they do. Someone could spill coffee on the $250 rugs assured that it could be quickly mopped up before a stain could set. Now you will leave a record till the sun goes green. Yes, as long as the building has been open, the handy necessity was on hand. Its presence was on hand. Its presence was never abused. Nothing was broken or stolen. But now for some inane reason, its a mechanical room cause it has a tap and a drain in it. Not because it has the air con-

ditioning controls in it, like the one that’s still accessable. Not because it has an industrial floor polisher in it. Not because its the kitchen area. Or the bar area. Or the bank. Or the tunnel to the other buildings. But because somebody up there does not want to see this place able to be kept clean as the administration agreed to last fall. Somebody up there wants this place closed in the nights. Somebody up there is disappointed that there weren’t any suicides on campus last year, not like the good old days (there were four the year before, and a dozen unsuccessful attempts). Somebody up there wants the mummies and principals and people downtown to not worry that their kids are under supervision a hundred yards from a registered nurse, but stuck safely in somebody’s house or car, a long way from help. Somebody up there wants the kids that are getting screwed up already this year to sit it out in their rooms rather than have someplace where they can relieve some tension, or be within a telephone call of the university’s counselling staff that are on call twenty-four hours a day to the campus center turnkeys.

* * * The locks were changed before the campus center board, or any of its active, involved members, or the turnkeys were consulted. The head janitor, with fifteen

years experience can’t ascertain that something should be done about the mess. I guess the experts have decided it isn’t dirty at all. And it only takes two months to get a garbage pail in here. With all this in mind, some upstart group on campus which passes as the faculty association carries out an intensive study without coming in the building probably, and blames it all on the fact that they weren’t a party to the agreement last year. And they think the administration and the federation of students should make up a new one, but the faculty association doesn’t want to be a party to that agreement either. I feel the faculty association is welcome to say something, if it has something to say. In cases like this however where they are trying to get brownie points with howiepetch or something I wish they would kindly shut up. Their letter is an- insult to the supposed academics it represents. I don’t think the building should be open at nights. I don’t think it should be open at all. I think it should be burned down and rational, useful structure be built in its place. In the meantime (pro-tern) lets all send memos -to premier Robarts asking that the university not buy anymore of those damned convocation banners, and hire a few more janitors instead. Lets do some of the clean up ourselves, too, thats how the place gets dirty. As you can tell, I’m pissed off.

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Ray Leach each scored tries. Two converts rounded out the scoring. Excellent rucking was a feature of the warriors-play with Dunlop, Saunders, Fenton and Humphries all showing individual talents that got the team started from loose play * This victory gives the warriors a tie for first place with the decid-

25-3 ing game to be played tuesday at 3pm on Columbia field against Toronto. Support on the sideline would really encourage the team to its first title. The second team plays Brantford Harlequins at Columbia field 2pm Sunday-to be followed by a social occasion in traditional rugger style.


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Wurriors allowed as two Western players were off-side. The referee thought otherwise and the game became a lost cause for the warriors. The second half saw a more loosely-played game,’ with the uniwat team lacking the confidence to score and western stubbornly defending its lead. With 15 minutes left, Western scored again, this time on a penalty kick awarded by the referee on a ball that hit the arm of a warrior player inside the goal area. The game dragged on, with the mustangs scoring again since the Waterloo side had given up on the game. There is no doubt that the two major errors by the official were the prime reason for the defeat. But it was evident that the warriors do not have a leader-a man who can score. The defence was great. Let’s hope that for the final game of the season the forward line can come up with a positive performance.

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Batt/e of Britain is an incredible motion picture, or perhaps more accurately, an incredible film documentary which depicts, with all possible historical accuracy, the life and death struggle for air supremacy over England during the summer of 1940. Peaceniks and warmongers alike will be disappointed to find this movie has no ideological axe to grind and that there are neither good guys nor bad guys in it. Without a doubt, it is the most non-partisan war movie ever made, but this adds rather than detracts from its enormous appeal. Directing as such is minimal, but when it does occur in scenes such as the civilian reaction to air raids on Berlin and London, it is extremely well done. The real laurels for the film must be thrown to the producer and film editor. The producer amassed a vintage air force of more than one hundred planes including spitfires, hurricanes, stukas, messerschmidts and heinkels. The editor took all the film shots of the aerial acrobatics of these planes and countless three-quarter scale models and came up with the best statement of the ins and outs of aerial warfare ever put on film. This becomes especially important when one considers that at least one-third of the two-hour-plus running time of the film is devoted to action in the air. Throw a rose also to the special effects team which crashed, exploded, bombed, and collided all those models to produce the super realistic battle scenes which make up the bulk of the movie. The scenes depicting the destruction of London are the best of their type since the burning of Atlanta was staged for Gone with the wind. . Battle of Britain is an extremely well balanced film. The Luftwaffe, R.A.F., civilians, and leaders on

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How the Sugar Shoppe managed to keep their cool friday night at Waterloo lutheran auditorium I’ll never know. Despite a bad sound system, poor lighting effects and a nauseating introduction by CKOC (Hamilton) disc jockey Dave Charles, they were well received by an audience of several hundred people who appreciated the wit and good humor they displayed under rather trying conditions. Composed of two guys and two girls the group is rather difficult to describe as their material is varied and taken from many sources. Perhaps the closest group to them would be the Mammas and the Papas, if only because all four sing and perform well. Each of the four are talented soloists (all from Canada), and probably capable of making it on their own. Together they come across as smooth, professional performers. When called upon to cover for the poor sound system which deadened one of their microphones throughout. several songs, and the sometimes incorrect lighting which spotlighted them trying to fix the mike instead of spotlighting the singer, they reacted with good humor and wit-something which is hard to find in today’s performers.

both sides, are played off against each other beautifully. Since German series are subtitled, most of the dialog tends to be in english, but this does not detract from the balance of the film in any way. For instance, one scene depicts a new R.A.F. squadron leader losing two rookie pilots in one battle, the next scene shows a Luftwaffe squadron seated at a dining table at which five of the places are occupied by burning candles and laurel wreaths. Dialogue here would be superfluous. An all-star cast including Michael Caine, Curt Jergens, Sir Laurence Olivier, Christopher Plummer, and Michael Redgrave among others, ensures that the acting is excellent. Since Battle of Britain is not a story about individuals no one character is involved long enough to develop an extended outstanding performance. Curt Jergens as Georing and Susannah York as the W.A.F. wife of an R.A.F. squadron leader do, however, emerge as the best characterizations in the film. The full orchestrated musicai score containing original compositions as well as excerpts from sir William Walton’s celebrated Battle of Britain suite, is also excellent. The latter provides a perfect background for the final battle scene in which the sounds of warfaretare suspended. A pirouetting aerial ballet takes place as the R.A.F.‘s big wing tactic takes a heavy toil-of-German bombers and brings the summer-long battle of Britain to a close. The action ends in late September 1940. There is no british victory celebration, and no fly past of-R.A.F. planes, just a quiet withdrawal of the german army of invasion from the french coast, and a factual statement of the losses on both sides. The viewer is painfully aware that this is just a chapter in the history of the war and there is still more to come.




Their first set, by far the better of the two, included solos from the girls taken from the musical Hair. Laura’s rendition of Easy to be hard and Lee’s version of Deadend were probably the best songs of the evening. During the first set they presented a medley of roaring-twenties vignettes complete with a silent film strobe technique which almost brought the audience to their feet. Their hit songs Poor papa Privilege and Save the country (their newest release) while well thought out and professionally executed are not the best they are capable of doing. That much was proven by some of their other selections. This group, which has been together for two-andone-half years should be better than they are or at least they should be better known by now. Even having heard them it is hard to pinpoint the reason they haven’t yet made it. One reason could be the back-up group, which in the usual pattern of back-up musicians was seccndrate. Perhaps with a change of musicians will come the break which they deserve. The talent they possess is obvious. It is too bad the concert couldn’t have been handled with as much professionalism as the performers showed.

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Despite uncooperative autumn weather, a large crowd assembled to hear the Vagby string quartet in the Arts theatre sunday night-can we take this as a sign of incipient renaissance here at Waterloo? The audience was treated to a program of two works, the Beethoven 10th Quartet and the Bartok 6th.

The Vaghy is another of the young aspiring chamber groups which are, admirably, contributing to the concert scene in North America these days. Founded by two young Hungarians, the brothers Vaghy, this group can be profitably compared with Canada’s Orford Quartet, from whom we heard last spring. The group is not yet up to the immaculate standards of such redoubtable organizations as the Guarneri and Julliard ensembles, but this concert showed them to be serious, expert, and enthusiastic. Problems of intonation were much less serious than they were with the Orford group. At its best, their tone was splendidly rich and warm, and attuned with spot-on precision. It was not always at its best, of course. I noted two areas of weakness frequently showing themselves during the cone& The cello seemed generally to have a dryer tone and attack than the other three. Indeed, the upper strings seemed often to be playing as a body against the cello. (The cellist is a new member of the group as of last year. This may account for the disparity.) The other problem was a tendency, sometimes rather pronounced, to resoti to gypsy cafe-fiddler technique, with excessive slmring and sliding and a bit of treacle finding its way intO 4% tone. Concerts are getting shorter, I guess. This program included barely an hour of music, the other being consumed by intermissiorn, lateness, tuning up, and oral program notes from the first violinist. I can think of lots. of nice short qu~&ts I’d rather have heard instead. The first piece on the agenda was Beethoven’s Harp Quartet in E-f/at ( so-cafled hause of the plucked string themes in the first movement). This magnificent piece, arguably the tit and at any rate the most far-out of Beethoven’s middIe period quartets, received an intense and gum treatment, most successful in the first movement, and perhaps least so (where the tension somehow feil off) in the third movement. The aforementioned gypsy-fiddIer tendencies


seemed to get the better of the group at times during the second movement, and still more so in the last, where the violist rather blackened his otherwise sterling escutcheon with some garish tones. I also took exception to the group’s handling of the third movement. Here the tempo was right, but the atta’ck pattern on the three short-one long theme (interestingly similar to the famous theme in the first movement of the Fifth Symphony) was, it seems to me, wrong, so that the vitality of the thing was considerably diminished. The insufficiently dynamic playing of the cello also made for a less than ideal realization of this tremendous movement. Still and all, the quartet as a whole came off quite presentably. The Bartok Sixth Quartet is the last and, in my opinion, the least accessible of the Hungarian master’s output in this genre. For Waterloo audiences especially, any of the preceding three would, I think, have gone over better. Meanwhile, there was much to be grateful for in the Vaghy’s rendition. No doubt it helps to be Hungarian to play this kind of music, a certain appropriate panache being imparted more or less consistently throughout. Many places in this quartet are technically demanding, and the fact that the players are not quite in the virtuoso category came out here and there, as in the Burletta, where certain peculiarities in addition to the ones Bartdk allowed for in the score, were noticeable. It takes a group of supreme ability to put this quartet over really effectively, and the audience reaction at the end of the program did not have the enthusiasm shown after the Beethoven opus (and inserted, for that matter, into each break between movements). This group is the resident quartet at Queen’s University, and certainly on a technical and artistic level justify that position. I hate to be a me-tooist, but why not us? The Arts theatre (despite an air conditioning problem of a less obstrusive kind than the gym, bewailed last week in these columns-doesn’t anybody like his live music straight these days?? (Is an absolutely superb auditorium for chamber music. And meanwhile, Hamilton has bought themselves a string quartet to firm up the string section in the Hamilton orchestra. Between us and WLU and the K-W orchestra, mightn’t we find room for a similar venture? How about one Beethoven quartet or so every Wednesday noon one term? Count this reviewer in for any such project.

STEPPENWOLF (Dun. DS..50060) - Steppen-YoIf. Back in May 1967 Steppenwolf was recorded live at the Matrix Club in San Francisco and results have been finally issued. Side one contains five cuts of blues a la Steppenwolf with John Kay writing two of the cuts. This side compares in quality with the first Steppenwolf album-generally quite good. Unfortunately the other side is another story. The whole side is a twenty one minute version of The pusher which has to be one of the worst pieces of noise ever put on record. According to the album cover they were, “improvising, jamming, squeezing and shaping a musical thing”. Side one hardly justifies the price of the album so only true hard core Steppenwolf fans’should bother with this album. EARLY

THE GREAT WHITE WONDER - Bob Dylan. Two young men in Los Angeles have collected old and semi-new tapes of Bob Dylan doing songs never before released and put them on an album without Columbia’s or Dylan’s permission. The bootlegged double album is in a plain white cover with no title and not even the names of the songs are on the albums. The album contains twenty one cuts in all, twelve were cut in a Minneapolis hotel room before his first Columbia album and are somewhat like the songs from that album. The other seven were cut with The Band and contain two that the Band recorded but Dylan wrote, Tears of Rage and Wheels on fire. The last cut is Living the ~&MS recorded from the Johnny Cash show in the early Summer. The quality of the recording is absolutely terrible with some of She lyrics and music being muffled and inaudible. Since the album’s production is illegal, there are very few copies around and the value of the album as a collectors item almost warrants the outragous price, namely, $10.95.


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“The men who adopted the declaration of independence were a varied even group; more significant were the differences in their ages: th,ree were under 30. The committee assigned to draft the declaration included one of the youngestThomas Jefferson. Each man was judged not on how old he was but on how strong he was ‘committed to liberty. The spirit of the signers is needed in our nation more than ever before. Young and old, we are all americans, and if we are to remain free we must talk to each other, listen to each other, and old alike...NOW THEREFORE, I,‘ Richard young Nixon, do hereby designate the period from September 28 to October 4 as national adult-young communication week.” -excerpted from a proclamation signed September 25, the day before Nixon told the press that under no he circumstances would be affected bv demonstrations on Vietnam moratorium day.

Technology will judge LOS ANGELES (LNS)-Big Brother is watching and Listening. And judging. Good’ole k ankee ingenuity (University of Southern California style) has come up with a solution to the pesky problem of whether or not you should send a kid to jail. Ask a machine. USC researchers have designed a method for a computer to “tell at a glance” what the chances are for any juvenile who is arrested to turn into a “deliquent”. They fed Computer Cop with the case histries of 2290 “juvenile offenders”. The histories include sex, age, family makeup, and ethnic, educational and residential background. Now when a &year-old black kid from Watts, no father, mother on welfare, gets busted for stealing, the judge can push a button to find out the probability of a repeat offense, and pronounce his sentence accordingly.


Naturally the USC wizards protest modestly that their creation should not be used as a “substitute for the personal judgement of a probation officer or judge.” But who’s going to argue with a pig-programmed computer?

Out of Vietnam in 294 years Here are the official pentagon figures for the number of troops in Vietnam for the six weeks after the last withdrawal announcement august 31 509,800 September 4 509,600 September 11 508,000 September 18 510,200 September 25 511,500 October 2 509,600 Net withdrawal in six weeks200. At this rate we would withdraw 1732 men every 12 months and be out of Vietnam in 294 years.

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I have always been suspicious of the relationships of some people in the administration with some of the local land speculators In this week’s Gazette there is a blatant advertisment for faculty and staff members to plan to buy homes in the Beechwood subdivision adjacent to the campus. The article pretends to be a news item, with a headline “Residential development west of campus”. Part of the story reads, “According to the developer, sites for approximately 150 single family homes will be cleared this winter . ..Two schools and several recreation areas are planned for Beechwood in the future. Long range plans call for a shopping center to be built near the Hallman-Columbia intersection. ” This fine upstanding subdivision is so worthy of the attention of the Gazette-they have a policy forbidding homeowners to keep boarders, which effectively negates any use of the area as a place for students to live. Instead students have to live in abortions like habitat. One more thing-Beechwood is the home of many of our ,overpaid bureaucrats. Now does it begin to add up? ADMIN GREMLIN Uniwat staff


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I really got off on the last two paragraphs in Ivan Illich’s article on education. I also liked the previous week’s article on abortion. At the risk of becoming redundant, I like most of the Chevron most of the time. I do miss the Watfor cartoon, and would-like to see more variations (off Cobb)-for example Loney (George) or Gahan Wilson. Could you maybe also treat us to a few dirty pictures once in a while? (If you remember when the load of reader criticism gets too great, the saying of that famous io$-hero and poet, Bob Dylanali one people can’t be all right (alright? ) all the time. “) Also-Eliot wrote a poem called “Little Gidding” which contains lines.. .“we shall not cease from exploration...” I might recommend this poem to many people of my corporal and noncorporal acquaintance. I’d like to say more, but this is probably too much already. Love, CHARLOTTE VON BEZOLD integrated studies

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Does he sti// expect to pass math 73-O? I would like to say a few choice words about our wonderful math 130 lecturer, Mr. Keating. This marvellous grad student is the ultimate in good teaching methods and I understand he gave writing lessons to the natives of New Guinea last year. How exciting his classes are. How impressed we are when he puts a new theorem on the board and works some interesting examples already in the book. How amazed we are when he writes the proof in 20 boards or less. How flabbergasted we are as he wades through 30 pages of difficult theorems and questions in one lecture so that we can . catch up to the other classes. And at the end of the class how thrilled we are to learn that only 53 lovely questions have been assigned for homework to be handed in the following monday. Just think, math 130 students, while every one else is enjoying the thrills of a football game, we can enjoy the ecstacy of doing our math 130 problems on a dull old sunny weekend. Since we are only first year students and since we are only paying $100 to take this course I guess the department of mathematics has a right to plague us with inefficient and brainless morons. After all, what would our poor grad students do if they couldn’t make a little extra pocket money on the side “teaching” some halfimportant math 130 course to the undergraduates. GEOFF ADENEY science 1 Music critic isn’t, and nor wus air conditioning


Also at the price of the tickets, we were not not exactly expecting Lincoln center acoustics”. As for the air conditioner which he commented on for about half of his article, it does not even exist. The roar and whoosh, which only distracted from the program in two or three places, was the wind blowing through the exterior vents in the building which are required because of the Canada building code. However, despite this very minor inconvenience, the “air conditioner” must have greatly distracted Mr. Narveson’s musical ear for he completely missed the encore which was Dvorak’s Slavonic dance No. 1 not Bartered bride overture as he mentioned in his critic. JOHN RICKETTS physics 4 Thanks for St. Monica

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It is somewhat late but I do want to express my thanks to you and the reporter for caring about the situation at St. Monica house and for your very good articles. I was a part-time house mother at the home and loved my job but when the ugly mess developed in the home I didn’t feel that I could work for people like the ones responsible for the dismissals. If it hadn’t been for your paper I don’t think anyone would have paid much attention, so thanks to you they had to sit up and take notice at least. As a result so much seemed to be happening, but at every turn stories got sat on. On the surface it seems to have died but perhaps good things are happening to right some wrongs. Thank you again for you interest and concern. TONI PANAGAPKA Elmira

Who the hell does Jan Narveson thing he is? As a music critic, he makes a good building inspector; and as Ex-enginewsers cdnverted, a building inspector, he doesn’t know his ass from a hole in the now fit well in society Fort McMurray , Alberta : ground. In this northern community of His article in the October 21 5000, as in many others across Chevron entitled “TSO battles of Watroar and whoosh” is nothing but Canada, four university erloo students live, and work for a lot of nonsense. Although the acoustics were not the best in Great Canadian Oil Sands. Three of these students, Bill the world, they certainly were Kelly Wilson and not as bad he would lead us to Shelfantook, believe. Steve Harris, all fourth-year enTo begin with, most of us gineers, spent the first eight realized that the concert was days of their stay in Fort MCbeing held in the phys-ed buildMurray inside a struck plant ing and not at the Lincoln center. , as scab labor.


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This would be a mmal happening for most engineering students, but since all three of these students had worked for the leftleaning (and rumor has it, laborand RSM-supported) Enginews, this correspondent asked them why they had such a sudden change of heart. One of the students (who insis ted on remaining anonymous) commented that the two reasons for his decision were a state of abject poverty which overtime .pay helped alleviate, and a dedication to the principles of the coordination department. Another of the students felt that, as an engineer, it was his responsibility to help his employer in time of need. “I feel that as a professional I have done what society expected of me,” he said. I.M. PINK chemical 4B A sperm comes forward t0


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I’m just a lowly sperm, and being powerless like so many other people in our society, I am accustomed to being repressed. I normally accept this as part of democracy or a lack of enterprise on my part or both. But this time, it is too much. I simply must take some actioneven at the expense of being expelled. In last week’s feedback, Dorothy Counts said that abortion was murder. She is a professor of anthropology so I presume she is an expert and must be right. But I feel this is grossly unfair of her to come to the defence of an upper-class sperm without similarly seeing that justice is done for the millions of us starving sperms who are doomed to a meager, alienating and all-toobrief existence. Is it not murder as well when our masters knowingly ejaculate us into the pit knowing the vast majority of us have absolutely no chance for survival? Or is democracy only for the people and sperms who have made it? Is that why there is a law that makes it illegal to have an abortion while there is not even an attempt made to give us a chance to get that far? We even have to pay medicare premiums when we can only benefit if we make it through , pregnancy to delivery. Workers of the world unite! JUST A. SPERM civil 2B



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The 1969-70 academic year is barely seven weeks old, but it’s already shaping up to be a *bad one for thinking about holding a weinie-bake in your local university computing centre. In fact, it may be a bad one for holding up your hand in class. Traumatized by the horrific events at Sir George Williams University last year (the trials of eighty-plus defendants, charged with conspiracy to commit arson and various other indictable offenses, begins , in early november), and perhaps more than a little overcome by american late-night newscasts, Canadian university administrators have already made it abundantly clear that the crypto-fascists of the student left will not be allowed to carry on their shennanigans unhindered during the current school term. In short, peace, order and good government have become the words of the day in Canadian universities, and codes of discipline, judicial procedures and studentfaculty disciplinary committees (at the more liberal campuses, with student parity) are being created just as fast as political science departments can spare the men to write them. Students barely had a chance to pick the price tags off their texbooks this september, before the committee of Ontario presidents of universities issued-“a bit preas a COPS official delicately maturely,” put it-a working paper entitled order on campus: a document designed to help university administrations come to terms with the knotty problems of unacceptable dissent and what to do about it on their campus. Culled largely from a similar document issued at Harvard (no one has seen fit to pick up on this particular example of the american influence on our universities except the Canadian union of students, which can be counted on to pick up almost anything. ) , the CBI% working paper says basically that all of this stuff has got to stop. “This stuff” is then outlined in four trenchant pages: in effect, every form of dissent except informational picketing. And maybe not even that: one category of verboten activity is “obstruction of the normal processes and activities essential to the functions of the university community. ” As released to the press, the document unfortunately fails to include the appendix listing the normal processes and activities essential to the functions of the university community (it would have been mandatory in a master’s thesis) ; presumably they will be discovered-by the trial and error method. The COPS official was pi*obably right in his assessment of the timing of the release: students and faculty from the right, _ left and center raised some sort of howl on virtually every one of the 14 Ontario campuses affected by the document, and at the University of Toronto the scuffle over the document nearly boiled over into a full-scale showdown between the students administrative council and affable, aristocratic administration president Claude Bissell. As luck would have it, the show-down at Toronto turned out to be as anti-climactic as the resolution of a Mary Worth comic strip: Bissell didn’t lose, he thinks, but he didn’t win either, the students think. Instead, Bissell announced that U of T already had its own disciplinary guidelines in the works, and wouldn’t use the COPS document as a guideline for anything. He didn’t exactly say he denounced it, though, and the Toronto SAC was left with more than the niggling suspicion that, somehow, they hadn’t achieved quite what they wanted. Relieved students, led by engineering


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faculty and students who had been given the day off from classes to Iisten to Bissell, gave the president a standing ovation and sent him away from the meeting with choruses of “for he’s a jolIy good fellow.” And it was all so excitig that noone got around to discussing why order on campus was written in the first place. Nowhere near the same fuss was raised either by or about the situation at Sir George Williams University, where law and order wasn’t just proposed; it was laid down with a vengeance, no questions asked, no answers given. The first order of business at Sir George this year was to lay on the discipline code to end all discipline codes: students must show their identification on demand; no circulation of unsigned leaflets, etc. on the one-building campus ; and “every student who fails to submit to the jurisdiction of this code of student behavior is guilty of an offence and is liable (i) to be suspended from the university, or (ii) to be expelled from the university.” So far, no one at Sir George has raised a peep-or at least a publicized peep-presumably because according to the abovementioned clause, it’s against the law. Apparently the trauma of Sir George still hangs too heavily on the rest of the country for students, faculty or anyone to do more than pretend the university ceased to exist alongside the late-lamented computer. No one talks about the place in the present tense, no one wants to know what is going on there. And besides, the argument runs, no one complains about rules except those who want to break them. This particular-train of logic extends beyond the silence at Sir George; in fact, it forms the first and last line of defence by Ontario administrators who discovered

their students weren’t quite as psychologically well-prepared for law and order as the students at Sir George. Perhaps because they hadn’t done anything to provide the slightest reason for such a code, perhaps because they were still faintly curious as to the nature of the “normal processes and activities essential to the functions of the university community” which the COPS paper set out to defend: “The only people who have cause for complaint against the committee of ontario presidents of universities for circulating a working paper on order on the campus are> those people who are planning disorder on the campus,” thundered Douglas Fisher and Harry Crowe columnists in John Bassett’s Toronto Telegram. Fisher, politician-turned-pundit, is a former member of parliament for the New Democratic Party, former CBC commentator, critic of Canadian complicity in Vietnam.. .. left-wing credentials as long as your arm. Crowe, by happenstance, is a dean at Toronto’s York University, which is adjudged to be a pretty liberal place. If they’ve had it with students, then everybody has had it with students. And when they say that everyone who is against discipline codes is against disci’ pline, well... Their logic is becoming more familiar this year, on campuses across the country, its consistency only questioned in the odd philosophy tutorial. At the University of Alberta, administrators brought down a proposal for a disciplinary body very similar in operation to both Sir George and the COPS paper, with equally hazy guidelines. Their proposal, too, was pushed through to protect freedom in the university. Freedom at the University of Alberta

had such a high priority that tentative approval of the plan couldn’t even wait for the students who were supposed to help in preparing the document. They noted plaintively at a somewhat later date that they hadn’t had a chance to even read the proposal before it was passed. They also said they weren’t informed of the meeting where the plan was adopted. And when Steve Hardy, one of the two students sitting on the drafting committee, finally got his hands on a copy of the discipline proposal he noted dubiously that it “gave a great deal of power over the lives of students” to a new judicial body. It could, among other things, try a student twice for the same offence and expel him before he even got to see his judges. At last report, no-one was even seen smoking in the immediate vicinity of the U of A computer. The general tenor of the disciplinary codes which have come down during the 1969-70 year is relatively clear: in the broadest possible terms, students and factculty can talk about the university, but they can’t do anything about it. And when questions are raised about the validity of such rules, the questioners must provide the burden of proof that they are not the match-wielding agents of a foreign power, or, worse, yet, flag-waving anarchists who can’t even buy Canadian wheat. “Doing” equals “destroying.” Questioning “equals” secretly wanting to destroy. ” Sir George Williams makes a far more convenient example for such an argument than, say Simon Fraser University, which is currently providing some degree of embarrassment to its own administrators. Students and faculty in the SFU department Of political science, sociology and anthropology were engaged in the most blatant disruption of the normal processes of the university that had been seen in Canada. As the Toronto Star (not quite the Peking Review of Canadian journalism) described it: “In 1968, the PSA faculty decided to give students a fully equal role in decisions. Although the university faculty had overwhelmingly endorsed a motion giving each department the right to democratically run its affairs, faculty and administration began to have second thoughts as PSA became an example for students from other departments and other universities. “The election system for head of department was bringing more junior professors to positions of influence; tenure was sometimes being recommended for good teaching as well as for publishing; and there was even talk of the secretarial staff of the department having some role in decisions. All too much for an uneasy administration facing political pressure from a right-wing provincial government.” PSA, of course, is now on strike; nine faculty have been suspended for “coercion”-they didn’t teach their regular classes, using administration-approved course material. The Toronto Star, it’s mind back on other things, did little more than issue an editorial of regret concerning the seemingly-fated smashing of the PSA department. Somehow, the Star failed to note the similarity between the rhetoric of SFU administration president Kenneth Strand and the rhetoric of the COPS report. And in the meantime, the Star completely endorsed the COPS document, because, of course, anybody who objects to rules is obviously someone who wants to break them. Under the circumstances, the editors implied, it’s difficult to understand how anyone could look at it any other way.

It’s society that’s queer A recent CBS-TV poll found that two-thirds of americans look on homosexuals with disgust, discomfort or fear, and one out of ten regards them with outright hatred. A majority considers homosexuality more dangerous than abortion, adultery or prostitution. In the United States, private acts between consenting adults are still illegal and homosexuals are subject to deliberate prosecution by the cops. Creditiste leader Real Coaette probably found success in the backwoods of Quebec in the last election largely by opposing the moderate criminal code amendments such as the one to legalize private homosexual acts. (The amendment is not really a change. If there is a witness to the act, as there must be to get a conviction, the act is no longer private-and no longer legal. ) Probably two-thirds of the people in Nazi Germany despised or feared jews-and certainly more than two-thirds of today’s jews despise or fear arabs. Herein lies the primary reason why there are minority groupsthey can discriminate upon each

other and lose sight of their problem or enemy.. . . er for


Growing homosexuality and o thsexual depravity is responsible the degeneration of our society.

Ever hear of materialism, hate, reactionary religion or greed? Homosexuals aren’t used so much as a political scapegoat minority as they are repressed by a sexually-guilt-ridden society that has lost the real meaning of love. And while he’s irrelevant now because he is irreparably mystified, one Jesus Christ of Nazareth would not have tolerated homosexually-inclined people-he would have accepted them. ’ Today, however, we have a society that thinks it can solve its problems by forcing everyone to conform strictly to what is set down as a normal way of life. It’s just one more aspect of the end-of-ideology ideology called pluralism. In ‘Canada, the pluralists try harder than in the U.S.-homosexual acts will be tolerated in privacy. Homosexually-inclined persons, like most dissenters, must be neutralized when the minority reaches a dangerous size or a revolutionary level of consciousness.

Playing proves power plot This week in the campus center controversy, we find faculty association president Jim Ford name-calling about name-calling and the real issue being sidetracked. By sidetracking the issue into one of correcting the structures by negotiating a new agreement, Ford is actually proving what resigned chairman Leo Johnson has called faculty power. Not even the best-written agreement in good faith would end the problems in the campus center. Because the original agreement was well-written and negotiated in good faith at least by the student side-and the administration hasn’t fulfilled its responsibilities. A change in attitude is what’s necessary. Another example of the continual harassing was the hassle the business office raised because of an extra hour on the turnkeys’ paysheets. It was obviously due to

the time-change last Saturday but this sort of thing has become a ritual. Another agreement that the admin hasn’t tried too hard to adhere to is the one it has with the federation for collection fees. The administration is supposed to turn over 60 percent of the estimated total amount five days after registration, and the remainder later. So far the federation has only received about 60 percent of 60 percent of the amountcollected at registration. The game Ford is playing seems to be to try to take the blame off an incompetent or uncooperative administration for the current mess in the campus center. He is also playing a power game by negotiating above the campus center board, even though it is a properly-constituted channel that could work quite well if the right administrative asses were kicked.

Worse than the sandbox Monday’s student council meeting was so irrelevant and childish that the participants couldn’t begin to interest the people who happened to be in the campus center great hall. I As a result the councillors could barely hear themselves for the chatter of people who were ignoring the meeting. Perhaps t’he games that took place were to interest the masses-but they only served to make the alienation worse. The most ridiculous item was censuring the executive for not

asking the graduate student union to provide a grad rep for the AUCC delegation when no grad exhibited enough notice-reading ability on his own to apply. An unconfirmed tidbit to go along with this is that the grad-studies dean tipped off the GSU about the “infringement of their rights”. Howie Petch will probably award gold stars to both the gradstudies dean and the grad rep on council. Let us hope the upcoming byelections inject some life into student council.



The union makes them rich The unions are as bad as the lbosses-maybe even worse because they threaten to use force (strike).

How many times have you heard conservatives and even liberals make comments like that? The main beef most of these people have about ‘unions is their obsession with wages and other material benefits. Why don’t they worry



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A naive visitor to monday’s general meeting of the faculty association probably wouldn’t believe that the assembled unionists in shirt and tie..ever had much to do with the community of scholars. The community of scholars is nothing more than a myth, of course. Faculty union meetings where demands are passed for 20 percent salary increases are one of the transitions of the academy to myth status. Two thirds of the time in monday’s meeting was spent in justifying the 20 percent raise. More than a third of this demanded increase is “to close the (income) gap with other professions. ” Despite fleeting references to a select group of plumbers, the faculty association didn’t really give a damn about the earnings of occupations arbitrarily placed lower than themselves on the salary and prestige scales. The gap they want to close is the

one between themselves and other high-minded, idealist professionals like doctors and lawyers. These groups can legally set charges through their monopoly associations and the working man has no choice but to pay-either directly or through taxes. The faculty association didn’t question whether such practices are just or whether doctors can morally, humanly or honestly claim the fees they now collect from the poor and those who are barely existing. Instead the faculty association seems to be fighting for their rights to two cars parked in the garage of their suburban home, a color television set, more booze and a longer vacation. Considering the rhetoric of the modern multiversity-searching for answers to society’s problems and priming the economy-we are now getting a clearer picture of what problems and whose econ-. omy will be helped first. Especially enlightening was salary committee member Jim Leslie’s statement that a radical association would demand a 50 percent raise instead of a 20 percent raise. Not since Louis XVI have so many had such a soft life at the expense of the rabble. And faculty members don’t even have to get their hands bloody like doctors.


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Two narcs were in the building and they couldn’t find the office when they wanted to join the staff. Waiting for the Globe and Mail this morning: Alex O’Grady, Alex Smith, Dave X, Tom Purdy, Al Lukachko, Brenda Wilson, dum dum jones, Bob Epp, Pete Marshall, Carol Tuchlinsky, Eleanor Hyodo, Luke Jantzi, Nancy Tucker, Jim Klinck, renato ciolfi, Rob Brady, Una O’Callaghan, Donna McCollum, Louis Silcox, Ed Hale, Phil Elsworthy, Frank Green, David Hart, Jeff Bennett, Sue Burns, Bernie Mohr, Nigel Burnett, George Tuck. This works out to 1.06666 pages each. Thank god for ads. P.S. Jim Bowman wanted his name first on the list.


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