L Friday, July 3 _ David Silverberg - an exhibition of over 60 coloured engravings by this noted Montreal graphic artist. Admission is free; Gallery hours: Monday 2 Friday 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Closed Sundays during the summer. Concerned about health issues? Call the Health Hotline and register ideas and opinions about health-related ‘matters. We want to know how you feel. Phone: 885-3534; 885-3530. Lines open: 9:00 4:08, Mon.,, ‘Thurs., Fri; 9:00 - 8:00 Tues. &;Wed; ,,‘t _ _‘>‘., , UW
Social Work Presentation: Child Abuse. presented by students. 9:30 - 1230 p.m. cc
Bombshelter opens at 12 noon. D.J. after 9;OO p.m. Fee-paying Feds no cover; others $1.00 after 9:00 p.m. Sandwich Bar Summer Hours: 12 noon to 2:00 p.m. International Vegetarian Cuisine; enjoy exotic dinners, group participatio,n and free recipes. Limited to 15 persons. For more info contact Gary at 888-7321. Sponsored by the Vegetarian Club. Fed Flicks The Man who Fell to Earth with David Bowie. 8:00 p.m. Physics 145. Fee paying Feds $1.00; others $2.00 The
- Saturday, July 4’trip to Elora Quarry. Rock climbing, cliff -diving and sun-bathing. Fix up your bike and let’s roll! Meet at r8:30 a.m. in front of the Campus Centre. Bombshelter 7 closed. Fed Flicks - see Friday. Bike
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Interested in cycling? A group’ride starts every Sunday at 530 p.m. for all levels of cyclists. Meet in front of the PAC in the courtyard. Ride length is a maximum of 30 km’s. I
Chapel: Conrad Grebel College. Coffee and discussion to follow. 7:00 p.m.
- Monday, July 6 - see Friday. Health Hotline - see Friday , Bombshelter opens at 12 noon. Sand,with Bar Summer Hours: 12:00 - 2:00 p.m.’ I* Outers Club General Meeting. Hiking trip to Tobermory and details about Outers activity week and #maybe a biking trip. 5:30 p.m. CC 113. Movie - Crossfire! Everyone welcome. Admission is free. Sponsored by Waterloo-‘Christian Fellowship. 7:30 p.m. CC -. Great Hail. UW Arts
- Tuesday, July 7 -Gallery - see Friday. - see Friday. Bombshelter - same old thing. The place needs some new pinball machines. UW Arts Health
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Cinema Gratis presents Sleuth starring Michael Cain and Laurence Olivier.‘9:36 p.m.‘CC Great Hall. .
- Fyiday, July 10 UW
Everyone welcome. 4:30 - 7:00 p.m. BBQ pit across the creek from Conrad Grebel. In case of rain, HH 280. No. barbeque there. Maybe microwave. . .? Maranatha _ Christian Club will be having a time of Praise, Worship and Teaching. Comeand bring a friend. 7:00 p.m. SCH 232. The Federation of Students presents The Villains at the Waterloo Motor Inn. 8:00 p.m. $2.00 fee-paying Feds,$3.00 others.
some video games, too. and Son: a dramatic dance presentation performed by Youth with ,a Mission. Everyone is welcome. Admission is free. Sponsored by Waterloo Christian Fellowship. Two shows: 1:00 & 3:00 p.m. Outside Campus Centre. K-W Red Cross Blood Donor clinic. 290 - 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 ‘- 8:30 p.m. at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 3,l7 Franklin Street North, Kitchener. The Vegetarian Club is having seven cooking workshops. Experience satisfying vegetarian cooking ‘through in_timate tactile exploration. Live demonstrations and recipes. All welcome. 6:00 p.m. Psych Lounge, Room 3005. _ . &nger Project meeting. 7:30 p.m’. HH
Health Hotline - see Friday . Bombshelter - same thing. Could use Toymaker
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- see Friday see Friday Bombshelter - see Monday. (Mass rally against taped ,music planned. WATCH THIS SPACE!) f UW Arts
- see last Friday - see Monday. Better yet, see it in person. Bring money. Hotline
see last Friday. Fed Flicks - Munster Go --Home starring Fred Gwynne and Yvonne DeCarlo. 8:00 p.m. Physics 145. Feepaying Feds $1.00; Others $2.00.
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Tickets ary $2.00 and very limited; A ticket to th@ Oktoberfest guarantees you one pass to the’ Showcases. Call 885-0370.
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H Information Centre I , m ‘SCOOPS Job Appiications l -International Student Identity Card !fl m Concert and Pub Tickets _. l 5~ Photoco.pying (bring your . I.D. Card) , .! _ 1: ./-m “Fed Bus Tickets (Fall & Winter) ‘I ’ $I Hostelling & Travel Information ,D .w Women’s Issues Information , ’ n Classical Record Library W. Free Posters Mailboxes for Clubs and Organizations i n\ Federation Boards’ Offices
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Kyou would like to help.in September, see Cathy Whyte at ihe Fed office.
The Federation of Students, University of Waterloo, is seeking a full-time professional entertainment/education programmer to co-ordinate and maintain a high quality and varied program for the students at the University of Waterloo. ,The job entails the selection and negotiation of quality performances and the ,promotion, advertising and accounting thereof. Performances entail: concerts, pubs, film, cabarets, outdoor festivals, special events, Orientation, Homecoming and a speaker’s series. The job also requires the programmer to act as a resource person to other areas of the campus i.e. clubs, organizations and faculty student societies. A knowledge of the music industry is required as well as the ability to work with students and student governments. The person who’will be hired is a self-starter and able to work without direct supervision. Application Deadliie: Monday, July 13th, 1981 Salary: $12,000 - $14,000 plus benefits ’ commensurate with experiaence Starting Date: Part-time - July 27 Full-time - August 10, Apply to: Wim Simonis Federation of Students
Last week, Dr. Burt Matthews, retiring president of UW, was given a rousing send-off by the Warrior’s Band. Though enthusiasm made up for a certain indifference to precise tuning, the band was in good form, giving a fifteen minute performance in front of Needles Hall. Dr. Matthews
WPIRG: SPECIAL TO THE IMPRINTDuring the short time since Acid Rain: The Silent Crisis was first produced by Phil Weller and W.PIRG (Waterloo Public Interest Research Group) in September of 1980, events relating to acid rain, some ’ discouraging and others heartening, have continued to unfold. *-a *,, New studies have come to light; Ontario Hydro has been $! given a new control order; and’s Canadian Coalition against ’ Acid Rain has been formed. The United States haselected both ’ a new president and, perhaps of great significance, a less environmentallyI . conscious Senate.
Throughout the past year scientific research has reiterated almost daily the dangers of airborne acid-causing pollutants. The figure initially reported in this book, that 140 Ontario lakes are dead as a result of acid rain, has now risen to between 2,000 and 4,000, as stated~ by an Environment Canada press release (Nov. 17, 1980). ’ Further studies )documeming the effects of acid rain on. plants and soils have also been published. A major study done / by the U.S. Environmental Piotection Agency using simulated, ..I acid rain on agricultural crops<found yields were reduced for five crops (radish, beet, carrot, mustard green and broccoli) although for other plants acid rain was a stimulant to growth.
An examination of the effects of acid rain on the forest industry was made by the scientist P. J. Rennie and concluded that acid rain poses problems for’the growth of forests in the nutrient-poor North American soils. . Citizens concerned about this environmental threat can be encouraged by the fact that public outrage over the issue is having a profound effect on policy-makers. Public pressure was indeed responsible for what Ontario Liberal Leader Stuart Smith called “A death bed repentance at election time” (Globe and.Mail, Jan. 27,198 1) when the Ontariogovernment ordered Hydro to reduce emissions. U.S. television stations and newspapers were also flooded with calls about acid rain after a loud and forceful protest greeted President Reagan during his visit to Ottawa. An American State Department official told a group of Canadian environmental& in Washington during-the fifth _ meeting of the Canada L U,lS. Environment Council (March 19 - 21, 1981) that after Reagan’s visit the President was shocked by the level of concern over acid rain. I r
Senator Daniel Moynihan remarked to the same group that it was the best thing Canadians could have done for the issue. Yet, despite some encouraging signs, the assault on the environment from acid rain continues.
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“I’d say that 99% of the A small but enthusiastic group of about ten people people that walk the face of the earth today don’t know what , turned out to the M&C this is - Spirit”, said Woods Faculty Lounge on Tuesday, when talking about the first of June 23, to listen for four the Indian circles; comprised ’ hours as Bobby Woods of the of Mind, Body and Spirit. Sioux Nation and Dennis >According to Woods, Spirit is, Thorn, a Cree, spoke of the , Indian way of living. neither the Christian sense nor Focussing upon the ‘cirthe sort of thing that wins> baseball games, but it is the cular’ nature of all things, the driving force behind life itself; ‘- seminar began with an Indian that which binds the mind and greeting that had all the body together. And it is the attendant form a circle. From ignorance of Spirit (even when the circle everyone embraced the Mind and-Body are cared everyone else and introduced ~~~themselves. The purpose of for) that is to blame for many this type of introduction was of mankind’s ailments today, such as inferiority, resentment explained by Woods as beinga and negativeattitudes towards way for people to meet others other people. and accept them as equal beings. Woods commented that, Birds nests, wind patterns, * “the machine is getting better, but man is getting worse”. His trees, animal anatomies and is the earth itself were all cited as solution for this affliction for people to pay more examples of the way the,great to the Spirit. Creator made all things to be attention circular in Nature. The Indians believe that’
put in an appearance, and the Band thanked him for his work for the University and in particular, a donation of $2,000 to the Band, making possible the purchase of, new instruments. Dr. Photo by John W. Bast. Matthews officially stepped down last Tuesday.
people are given a gift by the Creator to help them overcome problems of Spirit. This gift is also a circle, and it is called Caring. People are given caring eyes to see what their neighbours need, caring ears to hear what those around us have to say, a caring mind to think positive thoughts about helping people and a caring behaviour that will make others look up to us and want to do the same. Woods and Thorn spoke to impress upon their- white brothers that their way of living as taught through the circles is not just a religion meant for the days of the bow and arrow, but. that it is a whole philosophy everyone today can live by. They arealso committed to helping other Indians rediscover a proud culture that has been abandoned for the past one hundred years.
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Protect your bicycle against theft! The Turnkeys have organized a bike identification’ program with the Waterloo Regional Police for the benefit: ..I of all U W students, staff and faculty. $J; Bikes are engraved with the owner’s driver’s licenc$i number. In this manner stolen bicycles recovered by the police can be traced and returned tdtheir proper owner. A limited list of serial numbers has been created by the police to be used in instances where-bike owners are not licenced drivers. .+1 “UW” will also be engraved on all bikes owned by the campus population so the police can contact themthrough. Campus Security. Finally, a warning sticker will,be placed on a11engraved bikes in order to deter potential thieves from stealing / marked goods. This service’is being provided entirely free of charge. The bike identification program will run two consecutive days; Tuesday July 7 and Wednesday July 8, in the Campus Centre Great Hall, from lo:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Don’t forget to bring your driver’s licence if you own one, Peter Saracino’
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teeth crack under the pressure. Smile’til your face aches. It’s not easy having a good time! “You get a choice of potatoes, vegetable, and soup, juice or salad with the meal.” “Yeah all right, but I don’t want no gravy on it, okay?” You want to scream,’ but again, you smile and pleasantly reply. ‘qour meal doesn’t come with gravy, sir.” “Oh, good, That’s good. Hey, while you’re at it. Gimme a bottle of cold beer.” . You’d like to give this first-class creep a bottle of beer over the head. You smile again. You are clairvoyant. You know exactly what sort of beer, he wants out of the ten or more brands.you sell, because you are the perfect waitress, the perfect hostess, serving such charming, polite clientele. You aim to please. Please. P-L-E-A-S-E. It’s an easy word, a friendly sounding word, good to use when ordering food in a restaurant. Thankyou. T-H-A-N-K-Y-O-U, also a nice word, a little harder to pronounce than its partner, but it’s as nice to hear people say it. Please and thank-you. Can you say that? You would be astounded at the number of people who can’t. Here’s another little word. Tip. T-I-P. Women can’t say this word very well, sometimes. Watresses/ ers cater to women’s every time-consuming whim, We refill their coffees endlessly, give them extra napkins, bring more plates for the kiddies, make kiddie cocktails (a favorite passtime at rush-hour) and clean the abominable mess left by these little bundles of joy. All this at no cost to us at all. Can you say ANGRY? Another eating irk centres around the round,meaty, bunned
To the editor: On May 24 I spoke to the founding conference of the Waterloo-Wellington committee of the People’s Front Against Racist and Fascist Violence, and my remarks were subsequently published in The Chevron. Now I see that a , Mr.. D. Roebuck has written to your newspaper protesting certain of these remarks, and that his .anti-communisttirade is given a prominent place ‘on your editorial page, indicating you regard his views as significant.
Roebuck does not have the integrity to deal with the substance of my speech. Instead; he attempts to smear the People’s Front by attributing our political views to insanity paranoia”, and “demented and he claims that we support the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan. . I would hke to challenge Mr. Roebuck to clarify h.is p,osition in’print in your newspaper. Does he seriously maintain t-hat m +&ws in 2 particular arise from mental illness, and does he %kewise claim that I support the Soviet invasion< of Afghanistan and 8 Soviet threats against Poland? ’ Either he makes an ‘tinequivocalstate,ment on these ’ mattersi’or he stands exposed
as a coward who cannot stantiate his assertions.
Two policies of the People’s Front, that a) racist attacks should be combatted with revolutionary violence and b) racists and fascists should have no right to speak or organize, send Roebuck into a fit of hysteria. Apparently he has not learned some important lessons of history, such as the lessons drawn from the experience of Germany during the Weimar Republic ‘or of the United States during the past two decades. People often wonder how the nazis were- able to gain power in Germany or how the Ku Klux Klan came to have some strength in parts of the ‘U.S. The main reason is that too many people relied on the ‘state to stop the fascists ‘and
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cious crimes, when in fact the state represented only the. interests of the rich-- and nurtured racism. The rich themselves opted for fascism in order to crush the stmgles of the workers, national minorities, students’ and other people against economic impoverishment and political . r oppression ’ One lesson we draw from these examples as well as our own experience in Canada is that the people who are persecuted and threatened by racists and fascists must form their. own organizations for
disc the human race defines as a hamburger. Every homosapien knows what a hamburger looks like, has touched it, tasted’it, smelled it, and, digested it. Anyone can order a hamburger, right? WRONG!!!! b “I want a plain hamburger with everything on it.” or . . . “Gimme everything on it but relish, mustard, and tomato,” or. .1“ I want a plain hamburg with just mustard and relish.” And the clincher... “I want everything but cheese.” I want to scream. Not only can’t people order what they see, they see things that aren’t there! If a menu offers rice pudding or jello as a dessert choice, nine times out of ten, you’ll be asked for “ice cream” that goes with the dinner. x Desserts are another sweet problem men and women in waiting put up with. You offer different pies, black forest cake and three standard ice creams. “Can I have some cherry cheesecake,” pipes a voice after you tell he or she the sweeter side of the menu. I’d love to say “Sure. Why don’t you go and buy some?’ . Another favourite request is apple pie a la carte. And sure enough, kids always ask for root beer when you tell them the menu offers Coke, Team and orange. It’s enough to make you take your tray ad run. When is this food insanity going to end? Will waitresses and waiters never find peace of mind among all the pieces of food they serve to these crazy customers? There is only one solution, / diners. Eat at home!!!! Coral Andqws
self-defence and wage active resistance against reactionary violence. Only in this way can the rise of fascism in Canada be prevented. If fascists are given freedom to speak and organize, they will use the opportunity to make an assault on the -freedoms of the vast majority of the population and plunge this society into the same kind of chaos and fear which grips so many other places on this globe. It is utterly impossible to guarantee political freedom for racists and fascists while also granting basic freedoms to.the workers and the immigrant communities. The inherently two camps ye opposed and, like fire _and water, cannot co-exist for long. If racists have freedom to -- ---------
propagate their venomous lies and organize, terrorist gangs, then the national minorities thereby lose their right to live in peace without fear of verbal and-physical abuse. In closing, I would like to correct jlusttone of the many errors in Mr. Roebuck’s diatribe. He writes j that -the People’s Front is “a group of Canadian citizens”.’ In fact, many non-citizens, both immigrants and visa students, are members. I belong to \ the People’s Front -but am not a citizen because the Canadian state does not like my political views and refuses to grant citizenship, even though I have been on faculty at the University of Waterloo for eleven years. Doug Wahlsten Dept. of Psychology
\ Heath can’t be serious . . . biting buttocks is assault! To the editor: In response ta an article in -the June 19th issue’of Imprint entitled “Engsoc sexism is on the way out ?,” I would like to offer the following comments in rebuttal. Engineering Society “A” President Don Heath has declared me responsible for blowing out of proportion the game COBRA. It is a game played amongst some of the male Engineering students who upon a call of COBRA attempt to bite the buttocks of, .an unsuspecting female engineering student.
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“Are the mashed real?” “ Ill’ take the works except relish, onion, and tomato. ” “I want a hot pot of tea.““I’d like a halibut steak, medium-rare, please.” And this list of testy tid:bits goes on and on... Just ona I’d love to reply: “No I’m sorry. The mashed potatoes are plastic.” or “No, we only have cold pots of tea, ma’am. ” “A halibut is ,a fish. F-I-S-H. Can you say that? If you have ever ‘been a waiter or waitress, you know I extactly what I mean. People in restaurants say the darndest things! ‘3’11 have a toasted grilled cheese.” “I’d love fish and chips, but I want fries instead of chips.” I What the hell are chips? Buttons? How many times, has this happened to you, my fine food friends? You offer soup de joui as an appetizer,,astandard item on any menu of fi i e cuisine. You are serving a table of eight. After you repeate dI ly tell seven patrons what-the soup is, eater _ eight innocently asks, “By the way, what’s your soup today dear?’ ’ VCDoesn’t anyone listen anymore? Here’s another unsavoury serving situation, an eater’s ‘believe it or not. ,+:I It’s eating prime time. Your section is full. You leave a table :‘;of two to peruse their menu for ten minutes. Finally you return .--and take their order. You are faced with a blank stare. ’. “Hey lady. What all do ya get with this stuff?” ARGGGGHHHH!?!! (Remember thisman had tenminutes . to read the menu and it’s all there in black and white.) .\ You take-a deep breath, mentally count to ten, and smile. It’s the cardinal rule of restaurants. Always smile. Smile ‘til your
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I first found out about the game when a female engineering student bitterly complained about the game at women’s meeting at Conestoga College last winter. From her angry and disgusted tone, I , would say that the game had in fact been out of proportion for a long time by then. What was absolutely shameful is that , women were being asked to be “good sports” and play along with the game. Biting women’s buttocks is an assault and can in no way be interpreted as. funny or as a mere lovetap. And, I imagine that there was more than one COBRA who ended up with broken fangs. Heath’s attitude is that sexism really isn’t all that bad particularly if it’s meant to be funny or serves a market or ‘worse yet can be counted as a campus activity. But under any one of those disguises any kind of literature or publication that seeks - to degrade women has no place on this campus or in this society. Once the license is given to allow any-scum to print sexist, or pornographic material that humiliates and degrades women, the freedoms, rights and dignity of women is outrightly denied. A very small group of degenerates are allowed to harm a very large majority of people. But alas Heath reports that Enginews is on the upswing ,
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and Regional Planning, has a Access may be improving, walking impairment that but there are still many makes Waterloo’s “rolling obstacles for UW’s handitopography” a real challenge. capped. The Arts Library is especially One of those people is Peter Quierser, a Recreation student difficult for Herzog. The hand who is confined to a railings do not go all the way up to the doorway. Herzog wheelchair. A familiar face about campus, Quierser feels points out though that Camthat there is a definite lack of pus Security have always been most helpful whenever he has ramps leading into the various needed assistance. They allow university buildings and that, “there should be maps posted him parking privileges nearly anywhere on campus and have with the access points indifrequently provided access to cated,” all across the Campus. buildings via backdoors and In this way people using wheelchairs would know the service entrances. Herzog believes that may available entrances to all handicapped people expend a buildings. Visitors unfamiliar good deal of their energies in with UW would find this sort coping with ‘normal’ situaof provision especially helpful tions. For them it is a lifetime when trying to use thecampus. goal to be a productive Quierser says that while element of society. Adjustmost buildings have one ramp, ments to the environment many more are needed for emergencies; also that it is a ratker than major changes are the way to best make this great inconvenience to sometimes have to travel around to occur, in Herzog’s opinion. the far side of a buildingjust to Carol Moogk-Soulis, the get inside. “After all,” he Unversity’s Advisor on Services for, Disabled Persons, pointed out, “there is more says that it is becoming far than one entrance for everyone else.” easier for disabled people to study at UW. Her job lies in Many of the push buttons keeping the disabled informed for elevators and lifts necessary to the handicapped are on the available services provided by the University. She difficult to use. “I just. can’t reach them,” claims Quierser. keeps a close rapport with Staircases and steps are also them and attempts to have changes made where they are a villain at UW for those who needed. are not completely ambulThe Kurzwell Reading atory. This results not only *Machine has recently been from inadequate building installed at the University by architecture but from thegreat the Canadian National Insti-, number of hills and slopes that abound. tute for the Blind. The device Saul Herzog, Assistant Pro- -can ‘read’ a book and synthesize speech. The iKurzwel1 is fessor for the School of Urban
available to all blind people and according to Moogk-
Soulis is currently being used by about six persons. A “Talking Book” facility is. available through the Library, according to Moogk-Soulis. The service originates from - ’ Trent University and involves the recording of books onto audio-magnetic tape.. Interlibrary loans can be arranged and any course textbooks can be transcribed onto tape. ’ Moogk-Soulis would also like to see accommodations made for the deaf on campus by having a “Visual Ears” This telephone installed. machine requires no talking; only for the user, to type his/ her message into it. The message is received at the . other end as a print out on a video screen., “Visual Ears” is made available through Bell Canada.
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-The University has -three other employees that work with- the disabled; Cail Vinnicombe, Co-ordinator for the Physically Disabled; Bruce Lumsden, Associate Registrar and Nick Oszruk, Director of Safety. Every September a special meeting with disabled students is held with Ozaruk. At that time they are made aware of what the University has ‘available for them. Their opinions and suggestions are voiced and in this way Ozaruk
and his department are-kept aware of any special needs.
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Campus When it comes to giving ___ money-savings advice ‘about -‘entertainment, a person can get himself into a lot of hot water. If you really want to see a movie, you’ll go and see it, j even if it doescost $4.25. (Take your own popcorn and save money!), However, for those evenings when a cheaper alternative is more desirable or even necessary, you- needn’t be restricted to an evening with , “The Dukes of Hazzard”. Even though the university seems to be the source of your financial woes, there are some inexpensive sources on entertainment available on campus. The Campus Centre offers Cinema Gratis (free as the name implies) every Wednesday night at 9:30 in the CC Great Hall. Movies vary from all-time classics to more contemporary flicks. Check the Campus Events or posters
on campus for details. The Federation of Students also offers reduced rate “Fed Flicks” ($1 .OO for Feds and $2.00 _ for others). These movies are usually shown Friday, Saturday, and Sunday (but not Sunday in the summer) at 8:00 pm. Most of the films are somewhat recent, meaning that they probably have been shown in a theatre within the last two years. Occasionally the movies are cult classics such as Dr. Strangelove or -The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Again, check the Campus Events or posters for details. . A glance through the Campus Events also provides. for numerous suggestions inexpensive entertainment.
fun a good = Free “lectures and . group sponsored discussions provide an evening of entertainment. Many of these lectures also provide complimentary coffee and doughnuts to satisfy your late evening hunger pangs. Both the Kitchener and Waterloo public libraries offer film evenings and free public lectures. These evenings may vary from a discussion of the situation in El Salvador to a film on natural childbirth. A quick phone call to either branch can provide further details. ’ Of course, after a full week of compulsory lectures, many people are looking for something other than lectures for entertainment. The Fed:
dealNumerous restaurants and b&s in the city offer two for the price of one specials. Many people avoid these offers believing that the service will be poor. However, service is usually good because it is through such promotional offers that restaurants gain the loyalty of new customers. Many of these promotions are offered only on Mondays and Tuesdays so watch the late week papers carefully for
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dollar. An entire section of the eration of Students regularly Kiwanis-Optimist booklet offers concerts featuring was devoted to two-for-thepopular bands. Tickets for price-of-one restaurant offers. these-, events are offered at a. This year’s booklet includes reduced rate for feetpaying offers from the Waterloo Feds. Such benefits make’the Motor Inn, numerous pizza payment of your Federation places and the Metro Tavern, fees seem more feasible. known for its great schnitzels. If an evening at a pub is your Other coupons include free idea of a good time? don’t bowling, roller skating, bilforget the Federation of liards, and golf. Although the Students pub, The Bombinitial outlay is somewhat shelter. While neither the decor, nor the drinks are a large (approximately $25), great bargain, the lack of a <you will recoup this money cover charge is. after using only a few of the coupons. Another inexpensive way of One final note: as a student, “pubbing” it is to take part in the numerous pubs sponsored you are entitled to numerous discounts. Always carry your by the various societies on student card for identification campus. These evenings are ‘tickets for usually inexpensive and . when purchasing entertainment events (and entertaining. However, beother-.types of purchases as cause they are such a great deal well). By using your student they often sell out quickly. If you want to \ participate in discounts, you can save quitea /dollars! these events, be alert and be few entertainment Julie Lynne and Don Joyce early in your planning.
B. Ent. brings irLclubs, 6hecks out Chinese.students For March,
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meeting. As a result two new clubs were recogn’ized, one club’s proposal was tabled and the Chinese Students Organization’s constitution came under review. Students on this campus can now’ become members of either the Canadian Naturopathic Students Association, U W or the Junior Farmers Club, UW, Both clubs now have on filewith the Board of Entertainment copies of their respective constitutions and objectives for any interested students. However, any students who wish to pursue the MY teachings of Hare Krishna through the Bhakti Yogaclub, will have to wait until further meetings of the Board, since 1
theirproposalwas tabled. This was due in part to that club’s proposed objectives and-co&itution not being made available to Board members before the meeting. The constitution of the Chinese Students Associationcame under fire at the meeting since one of it’s articles contravenes Federation policy regarding guidelines for club membership. Federation policy states that there must be no discrimination against any student or group of students when apply,ing .for membership to any particular club. However, the Chinese Club states that only students of Chinese origin may be full voting member and that any other student may only apply as an associate member. This membership category allows those students to make suggestions at meetings but disallows them the right to
make motions or to vote on them. They are allowed full participation in all other events. The Board has set as a deadline the end of Septkmber for the club to change the constitution. On the subject of finances, it was reported that both the Waterloo Motor Inn pubs and the Fed Flicks are losing money, the pubs so far losing approximately $2750 and the Flicks losing a much smaller $283. The Board gave finaiapproval for the, ‘Ozark Mountain Daredevils as a free orientation concert this fall despite the seven thousand dollar price!tag. The Board did feel that it was not prepared to stage a $20,000 plus concert for the fall featuring Peter i Tosh. Sylvia Hannigan
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and seeks to mend its ways. In fact, the change has already occurred. So now the paper is only 75% sexist instead of 90% sexist . : . Big deal! If Heath were seriously concerned about sexism he would abolish all- of the sexist material in Enginews. Heather Robertson
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To the editor: . In response to your editorial “Dead is dead; morals are for all”, (June 19 Imprint) the reason certain segments of the labour force need to ‘be governed ‘by a professional code of ethics has nothing to do with endangering people’s lives, but rather with the fact that certain professions have inherent powers of influence or. control over the rest of society. While anyone can tell whether a bus driver is properly performing his job, the average person cannot easily verify the advice of a doctor, engineer, or other pro: fessional. With the- increasing importance of information processing in the business community, computer professionals responsible for valuable data occupy powerful positions within a company.
Media are taking advantage of Terry Fox To the editor: Once again the various media have picked up on the sad plight of Terry Fox. It was bad enough last summer having had our ears plagued by that “musical tribute” which mindlessly reiterated the words “Run, Terry, run”. Then of course, each and every news medium would give a detailed account of Terry’s progress. . Now that Fox has passed on, organizations as wellas the media are paying their respects: flags are flying at half mast, a scholarship has been established, even the last fifty miles -of the Trans-Canada Highway between Nipigon and Thunder Bay is being renamed, all in praise of this
And here we deal with question, two. ,ComRuter theft i*a valid term when the theft could not have been carried out, without the aid of a comguter. The fact that a typewriter is used- in stealing something is insignificant, but because a computer gives its user special capabilities, it is relevant to the crime. And it is these special powers that make it necesssary to have a code of ethics for computer professionals. Chris Ellens 2B Math
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man. God only knows what other *groups are cooking up. It’s not that I have anything against Fox. His intentions were very honourable and I must admit that I certainly could not accomplish anything as physically demanding as what he has done. My real complaint is the media’s treatment of Fox. In their eagerness to dramatize Fox’s life, the media has produced the most tasteless stories that I have ever seen or read. For example, the Globe and Mail carried an article with the hed-line “With a hop and a hope, a brave lad became a nation’s hero”. What further appalled me was discovering that while Fox was still in critical condition, many mediums had created fill-in-theblank obituaries just so that they could present the news of his death as quickly as possible. I also find that the media’s constant repetition of every microscopic detail that they could seize in their greedy hands only surfeits any appetite for knowledge of this man. It is my theory that the individual media are scrambling frantically over one another attempting to get the
best story or picture in order to gain a wider readershiplaudience. This is outright exploitation of Fox. Everyone wants to-be associated with his “good name”. In a similar vein, an item once again in the Globe and Mail arrested my attention. A certain company released an advertisement cleverly disguised as a tribute to Terry Fox. (Of course, the company, name and address was printed in noticeably large print at the bottom). Another point I’d like to make is thiswhat ‘about those who are just as dedicated to a charitable/ humanitarian cause but labour silently behind the scenes? Don’t they deserve acknowledgement as well? Obviously not according to the media. Only. those whose achievements are blatantly visible deserve attention. Furthermore, these unknown workers are still living and can still continue contributing to their specific cause. Unfortunately, Fox is dead and his influence will soon be forgotten. . I guess as the old clichegoes, “The squeeky wheel gets the oil”. Anna Lehn 3rd Year English
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, This type of bird should be kept in a cage. (4) Slowlv confuse a first-class dog. (6) Ron isgoing back to be a counterpart of neither. (3) Virginian rains will become mists. (7) Screaming to the rooftops for victory, perhaps, and -bringing comfort. (8, 2) Be brutal to the potatoes, perhaps, and go to bed. (3, 3, 4) He has no dreams of Southern retail, maybe. (7) It’s said to be Tool 7. (3) Water receptacle is part of that rough sketch. (6) The dining room-is a pigsty. (4)
1. The Head of’Java - a pleasant girl. (6) 2. Is the Shakespearean character going back to a Jew? (7) 4.. Dented pens recycled for children, perhaps. (10) 5. Animal that’s recent, we hear. (3) 6. Expel from a jousting match. (4) 7. A total description of each night, perhaps: (10) 11. Ignorant of a Spanish product. (7) 12. The South murders talent. (6) 14. Note the sailor coming,up - a silly child. (4) 16. A game, but not now. (3)
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The use of Video Display Terminals (VDTs) is harming the health of the people using them, reports the Health bdvocacy Unit of the Department of Public Health for the City of Toronto. A survey by the Swedish National Bureau of Statistics done in 1977 found that: 75% of VDT operators experienced eyestrain; 55% of the operators e@-ienced back and shoulder problems; 35% of the operators experienced head and neck problenis; 25% of the operators experienced arm and wrist problems; 15% of the oper- ators experienced leg probj lems. “Working with VDTs is associated with high Ie4s ofjob stress and certain types of health complaints in a select& manner,” reveals, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH),the research arm df the U.S. Safety and &cupational Realth Administration. VDTs, also called CRTs‘ , (Cathod Ray Teiminals) and ttys (teletypewriteis), are basically television sets with typewriter keyboards that serve. as a.means ofcommunication with computers and word processors. Since the mrd-1970’s VDTs have been coming into increased use in business, industry, schools and the home. It has been estimated
that the are as many as ten different operators show difprkferences,” says. million terminals aroUnd the ferent world tbdajl. Naomi Barko of the Women’s in 1978, the flurry of Occupational Health Research complaints .by VDT operators *Centre at Columbia University. concerning such things as She has found that some back and neck pains, headprefer orange screens, others a aches, eye problems, dizziness dark green screen with lighter and fatigue led to a conference’ green characters, and still in Geneva Mth over one others a black screen with white characters. hundred medical and engineering experts looking at the . Too small a viewing screen crisis. And while no comarea and a viewing screen that prehensive, long term studies sits at a vertical or near vertical have yet been completed, angle are additional problems preliminary evidence indicates found in searching for a wellthat there are three major designed VDT. groupings of problems related 1‘ The room containing both to the use of VDTs; inap VDT. and operator plays an propriate, lighting, poor ma- important part in contributing chine design and improper to health problems. For workspace configurations. exainple, the chair at which the operator sits should be Eye strain (burning, twit- designed so as to promote thing, impaired vision and god posture and avoid disturbances of colour vision) pressure on the spinal cohmn. These rooms also should be lit is mostly atiributable to the differently as compared to intensity of the light generated by the VDT, the glare from its ordinary office space. Lighting must be indirect and diffuse in screen and poor background lighting provided by the order to help avert glare from the yDT screen. Windows and worldng environment. Glare highly polished objects may factors have also been reported to affect the back and only add to eye strain, especially on sunny days. neck as well when the operator Les Innes of the Defence and is forced to assume an in Civil institute of Environuncomfortable posture order to minimize the effects of mental Medicine in ,Toronto believes that the physical glare. “Research has not .yet problems of operating a VDT be compounded by established the best colours for can screens and characters, and worker dissatisfaction with that I
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0 Rest breaks: Ten minutes every hour or fifteen to twenty minutes. evev two hours ar$: frequently recommended to,prevent eye. strain, fatigue oqtress. q Lighting: Suitabl intensity is required to a I aid strain without great contrast between machine and ambient surroundings. ’ q Workstation and ‘machine design: kkyboard screen angle, machine brightness, desk, c!$rs, etc. should all be ac)jS)Etable to fit the operato& @xticular‘ size, shape and, ot&& individual char./ acteristics. 0 Glare control:qmbient lighting, windows and other reflective surfaces should be properly adjusted to allow operators to avoid glare, 9
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Holly &The Italianq Right to Be Italian (Virgin-Polygram)
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It has been pointed out, rather devastatingly, that the problem with my reviews is that Imake noaesthetic judge-. ments, only moral ones; .and the problem with my personal life is that I make no moral judgements, only aesthetic ones. The latter fact is beyond the scope of this review, if not of this publication; and it’s probably not possible to change the former fact at this late stage. Nevertheless, it may be interesting to examine just why this happens so often. In the case of Killing Joke this is particularly easy. One has only .. .to look. . at .-theI promotional material supplied tith the album: Jaz, Paul, Geordie, and Youth are so far outside the bounds of the music business, and so anti-establishment, that the success of their raison d’etre is a majorachievement, and one they can be proud of. Killing Joke is an attitude, one that takes a little effort to understand but is at the same time welcome as a,change.. Their music has been de-
h cramped office surrounded by stacks of crumbling-vinyl. He doesn’t really like these -guys, but he’s got to earn&s daily bread.) . Probably not. You see, that description might have come from a journalist, and Jaz, Paul, Geordieand Youthhave a particular distain for journaliSts and their irrelevant questions. The guys do interviews because they consider an interviewer ‘entertainment’. As for the business of making music, they dismiss other bands and their hard work if they think that band’s attitude isn’t honest, ,Whether their attitude ispositive or not, they don’t care; at least they . have an attitude. And voila! there’s suddenly no need to make an aesthetic judgement, particularly when one listens to the throbbing monotony comingoutof one’s speakers. If the band takes themselves that seriously, there’s no reason that we . should have to. Next album,, please. _ -
Picture Your Reviewer curled into a foetat position in the middle
durinq last summer’s Heat- ,\ wave Festival. He is trying to avoid listening to an -unidentified trio thrashing their wav through their set, led by a w
bitch who cannot play guitar or sing and certainly can’t do bothat thesame time. It’s hot. He needs sleep. Then the trio goes into their big hit single, and someone nudges him. “Hey, that’s Holly and the Italians.”
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had the sense to add a catfight before everyone realguitarist. The words may be izes where they are and take unintelligible due, to Holly’s up again in self-conscious unplaceable American ac- sedateness. Things like this cent, but the music’s still are to be expected from mus\ power-chord pop. The group icians who hang around%ith may be indistinguishable from the likes ‘of James Chance, the horde of obscure bands D.N.A. and Pere Ubu. plying the London and West The Lounge Lizards have Coast club circuits, but it no doubt set the New York ’ doesn’t matter: liking themisa Iscene on its ear; jazz purists concept. are probably deeply offended by .this stuff. Certainly it’s no All seriousness aside, substitute for a proper jazz though, all the Holly and the education. But, again, liking Italians you could want to hear the music has nothing (well, will be found on their first very little) to do with its single (with the added bonus aesthetic qualities; one has to of a wonderfully horrible renadmire people who can get dition ,of Chapel Love and , away with this kind of thing. their latest, I Wanna Go Finally, to round out the . Home, a hilarious post-.. discussion, we have the barRamones tongue-in-cheek gain basement efforts of the longing for the good 01’ U.S.A. satirical Gang of Three. The Lounge Lizards started They’re on the tiny Pedantic ~ out as a joke: several members label for the simple reason that of the New York avant-garde no one else will have them: scene getting together to do a they’re awful. The name is a soundtrack for a film and variation. on England’s Gang doing a few gigs for the hell of of Four, and indeed they cover it. To eveky e’s surprise, a Gang of Four song (IFound the.y were a sl? ccess. That Essence Rare), but there the resemblance ends: off -key vocals, guitars that sound like vacuum cleaners, gutless unrhythmic drumming, kazoos, and production that gives the impression that the whole thing was recorded on an old two-track Sony. Any aesthetic judgement would beoverwhelmingly negative. But the difference between the G’o’3and the G’o’4is that the latter are serious to \ the point of pretention, while’ the former don’t give a damn. Listen to the original tunes on this EP: There Ain’t No Waste in ‘my Baby’s Love Canal, ‘a blues-rock number which needs no explanation, and Gondwanaland, a 50’s anthem ~about a geologist comparing his .breakup with his girlfriend to the Splitting of the original supercontinent. The ,music is basically perfrom On the flip side v@T&e-l verted . jazz, varying smarmy, cocktail jazz to Found That Essence Pare, a ravings in a John Coltrane song that rises above the treatment given it here, and vein. (I’m hampered by a lack Virginia Plain, possibly the of knowledge about jazz, but so is most of their audience, as worst Bryan Ferry imitation in the history of western civil-it seems to be primarly “New wave” trendies buying this ization. It’s groups like the Lounge album). The great thing about the Lizards and the Gang of Three Lounge Lizards is their unthat evoke the spirit of the original intention of music: to predictability, which is above have a good time. Enterand beyond that found in such an intrinsically unstructured tainment need not and should form. On the opening track, not be an end in itself, but it Incident on South Street, a remains a mime motivation.
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cool and catchy chart is played The song was-Tell Rat Girl ,to Shut Up; a great piece of’ al1 the way through; after an instrumental bridge, the bass throwaway fluff we had been comes back in, then the piano. using as accompaniment to But at the point where the sax late-night sillinessp and a new would have taken up the version of it appears on The melody again, someone starts ‘Right to be Italian, their first strangling a guitar. album. Holly and the Italians may still be the worst live act in Again, on Au Contraire existence, but at least they’ve Alto, things degenerate into a .
Groups like Killing Joke and _the Gang _ _of Four_ miss _the boat:- they’re too wrapped up in their self-perceived import-. ante to haveiany fun. Even a band as nihilistic as the Sex Pistols perceived this; it was apparent in their seriocomic clowning. And if that’s a moral judgement, so be it. Prabhakar
StipermeZn - s II a@ akction It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s Superman II! Everyone’s favourite hero, Superman, has returnedto the silver screen in a movie berift of cliches, but packed full of matinee-type action. Written by Mario Puzo, the story line of Superman II is rather straightforward; three incredibly evil villains, banished from Krypton, come to Earth and attempt to take it over. Of course, this means that Superman and the villains become involved in a violent confrontation. An interesting side plot involves the consummation of Superman’s relationship with Lois Lane. The answer to the question, ‘!Your place or mine?“, is of course, Superman’s Fortress of Solitude. Complete with a silver lamaisstyle bed, Superman’s home is the ultimate bachelor pad. Christopher Reeves is excellent in his portrayal of the Man Of Steel. He k aS credible as the bumbling Clark Kent as he is as the muscular Superman. Reeves has a great sense of comic timing, which no doubt lends to the success of his portrayal. Similary, Canadian actress Margot Kidder creates a mar-
vellously liberated Lois Lane. Rather than the . hopelessly mindless Lois expected, the audience- is treated to a competent and ambitious journalist. Kidder’s slightly bizarre style of humour shines through intober portrayal ‘of Lois, thus creating a believable and likable heroine. Special effects played an important part in the movie. While the flying scenes could have been better done, the destruction of Metropolis (using miniatures?) was superbly executed. The evening theatre audience was composed of many children, as well as adults. The good behaviour of these children was certainly a credit to the high quality of the movie! Never before have we witnessed such an outpouring of enthusiasm from an audience. Cheers, hisses and boos arose spontaneously from adults and children alike. Superman II is an action packed family film . The excitement and intrigue of the movie captures the audience’s imagination and makes the wait for Superman III that much longer’ . -r- Julie
Stipedjiinny, Are you depressed, and tired of writing midterms? If so, you should consider yourself lucky. Bill Murray lost his job, his car, his apartment, his girlfriend and his buddy drank his last beer. What could he do? He wanted to see the world, get in shape and most importantly,
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Promotions for The danThe film suggests that there nonball Run suggest that you is a cross-country race “start your summer with ‘a taking place, but the film’s smash”. Unfortunately, if shallow development leaves you see this movie you’ll the audience wondering. start your summer with al Burt Reynolds gained a , smashing bore! large and loyal following with Smokey andthe Bandit The Cannonball Run and it is to this following that boasts a large cast of well The Cannonball Run is worn faces. Dean Martin, directed. ‘It is pure escapism Sammy Davis Jr., Farrah and nothing more. . Fawcett, Roger Moore and - Neither Burt Reynolds, Adrienne Barbeau and chest nor Farrah Fawcett do anyall attempt to save a picture thing. to boost their credthat suffers from a terminal ibility as actors. Both are disease: lack of sufficient shallow and underdevel-1-C pw1. oped. The only depth to ‘Actually, there is plenty of Farrah comes from viewing action in The Cannonball her neckline. Little more is
captain who looks into the girls shower from his office using a spyglass? Some of the jokes are predictable in the sense you’ve been waiting for I them to come, but you’re never sure exactly -how they will take place. This adds to the suspense and makes the anticipation even more eniovable. The obvious comparison to Once the main plot of the _’ Stripes would be Meatballsl; movie was finished, the movie since Murray starred in both producers figured they’d go of them. Really, you can’t for a few more final laughs. compare them though. Sure They attempt this by ending he,. plays the same type of the movie the same way ’ character in both movies (just American Graffiti and Anlike the characters he played imal House were ended. That on Saturday Night Live) but is by listing off what happens to Stripes isn’t as individual: the main characters in the future. Compared to the Warren Oates plays the drill rest of the movie, it’s not that sargeant who is in command funny. of this unseemly group. As For some reason it seems well as having to put up with that the major newspaper Murray’s lack of respect, critics didn’t enjoy Stripes. there’s overweight John Candy trying to become a But then again they gave bad reviews for Airplane, Used lean, mean fighting machine; Cars, and The Blues BorHarold Ramis who joined for the same reason as Bill; and a , thers too. So go and judge for yourself. I thought it was recruit named Francais, who hilarious. When I left the goes by the name Psycho. theatre, I was trying to come If you don? try to analyse up with a one word descripthe plot too closely,. you tion of Stripes. The only one I should find most of the movie could come up with was believable. How often do you Terry Bolton amazing! find an incompetent Army-
are mixed in with the comical. Being a wise guy in the Army , will do more for you than both getting laughs from your bunk Stripes combines buddies. Bill Murray cracks realism and straight forward jokes, talks back and takes his comedy to produce a movie which will leave you rolling in time doing what he is told. His the aisles. This is a similar buddies laugh at first, but format to the one.used on the when they are assigned to a week’s K.P. duty, they don’t television show M*A*S*H; find it very funny any more. where the real life situations meet girls! Obviously, should join the army.
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/TiEATRE Run. Cars speed 1 chase, their brakes and squeal The characters explode. slug back BUdweiser to keep the Queen .Mary afloat ‘and Adrienne Barbeau pulls her zipper up and down at least fifteen times. Sadly, there is little reason , for all of this happening.
known about the characters at the film’s end than at the beginning. The Cannonball Run is the type of movie that Evil Knevil would watch from his hospital bed. Don’t run to+ see this movie. It isn’t worth / the effort! Julie Lynn Joyce Don Joyce
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Roger Moore recreates the role of the suave and debonair secret agent James Bond. It is Moore’s off -hand, satirical approach that makes the film such a success. Confronted with even the most evil of villains, Bond is never worried. He is equipped, not only with complex gadgetry, but with a catalogue of witty remarks, appropriate for any life and death situation.
The film’s plot cente3s on twice in the movie, owing to his phenomenal! There is originBond’s attempt to save Britain busy schedule. ality in the car chases. The from self-made destruction. A The female protagonist, water stunts are exciting. British spy ship sinks before played by Carole Boucquet, is- However, most exciting is the the crew is able to destroy a strong woman, whose role shoot-em-up ski chase. Not the deadly A.T.A.C. system model is Electra. Her charonly do they fly down steep on board. If the system falls acter, Mellina, is likable and mountains, but they also ski into the wrong hands, British fresh. However, one can’t help along an icy bob sked run! For submarines could be ordered but wonder why her waist the true excitement of these to attack their .own country! -length hair didn’t fall in her stunts, you must see the However, if you know Bond, face, even once! movie. yo$know that there’s nothing The film deserves high For Your Eyes Only isn’t to worry about. ( 1 praise for the beauty of the full of surprises. Yet, the N&James Bond film ‘would scenery and the authenticity movie is fun and entertaining. be complete without several of stunt work. The production Old Bond fans will live it, and seduction scenes and numerhas used every possible twist newcomers may be destined ous tantalizing females. For that underwater action can to become Bond fans! Your Eyes Only is no take. Skillful photography For Your Eyes Only is exception. Surprisingly, howmakes these scenes among, playing at the Lyric in Kitever, James is only able to the most notable in the film. chener. receive sexual satisfaction The stunt workin the film is Julie Lynni Joyce
Clash of the Titans doesn’t have much of a clash, nor is it between titans. There is a conflict between the greek
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Antitans. But there is no clash of anyone from marrying dromeda. Any suitor of Anthe titans. What there is, however, is a dromeda must first answer a time-limited skill-testing quesstory in which the hero battles insurmountable odds to save tion. The prize is Andromthe heroine - hisfuture bride. eda’s hand in marriage. The penalty is death by burning at The story is one with a happy the stake. Of course, Perseus ending where the good guys falls in love with Andromeda live happily ever after. and this is where the fun Perseus, played by* Harry Hamlin is the hero. He is the 3 begins as he battles the titans son of Zeus, the greek god of to save his-true love. The special-effects in this all gods. During the movie he is aided by a greek poet, who is movie are good, but not spectacular. They are of the same played by Burgess Meredith. quality as those special effects Both Hamlin and Meredith do in earlier movies such as an excellentjob in their roles, Jason and the Argonauts and probably save the movie and The Seventh Voyage of from ,being comic bookish. Sinbad. Pegasus, the famous Hamlin looks and acts the winged horse, ,and Bubo, a hero role quite credibly. golden mechanical owl, are Andromeda is the heroine. the “animal” heroes in ‘the She is played by Judi Bowker, movie as they aid Perseus in who unfortunately does not such creatures as play the part correctly. An- battling Medusa, Calibus, huge scordromeda is a princess; heiress to the throne. Bowker did not pions and others. The movie is recommended command with authority and as adult entertainment; howher voice gave the impression ever if the four nude scenes of a helpless child. The human villain in the are removed, the movie could story is Calibus. Calibus is the easily be shown on Saturday afternoon television. During a son of Hera. He was a handsummer of good movies such some prince and was to marry Andromeda before Zeus de- as Fo,r Your Eyes Only and of the Lost Ark, cided to punish him for his evil Raiders television is probably the best ways by making him a hideous spot for Clash of the Titans. creature. Chris Matthews For revenge, Hera :orbids
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are the scenes that center in and around The Happiness Hotel, an old dilapidated hotel that is home for a very ecclectic group of muppets, and a home away from home for Kermit, Fozzie Bear and Gonzo. However, even these brief whimsical moments do little to alleviate the fear that the films’ tempo is not going to pick up. Fortunately, the final scenes, with the successful culmination of the caper, do provide enough action and
excitement to offset the previous-slowness of the film. In all fairness to the film, it is not really meant to be dissected and analysed, and anyone viewing it with that intention will lose a lot of what the film has to offer and will accentuate its faults. It is perhaps for that reason that the ultimate comment should be left up to the kids attending the movie, and it was evident from the bursts of laughter that they were joying the film immensely. Randy
1 For years now, men have written novels, stories or ’ papers, produced films, and debated on the effects of an all out nuclear war. From Rod Serling’s’ “Twilight Zone” of the early ‘60’s to Kevin N. Lewis’ stunning “The Prompt . and D-elayed Effects of Nuclear ‘War”, the message is
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and Damascus from the Mediterranean. Sea, with nuclear missiles. The blame is placed on the United States for sup: plying Israel with nuclear arms by Russia, China and their allies. (A strange coincidence, since concern over the use of US made jets in the attack on Iraq is a central issue.) Of course, Russia doesn’t trust US claims that Israel manufactured her ‘own nuclear bombs. This leads to retaliation, with all major cities of the world destroyed a few hours later. The year of the Israelite attacks - 1985. Graham has the Israeli nation removing itself from the UN when its Middle East proposals aren’t accepted. Again, this parallels reality, since Israel has rejected the world’s negative reaction over their aggression. Many experts feel that
always the same - a nuclear war of great magnitude would cause permanent, devastating damage. Clearly, there would be, no “winners’” following such a conflict.
, seems to have predicted the future with alarming exactness. In his book, the start of the Third World War begins with Israel attacking Cairo, Beirut,
cElfquest’settitig When people who don’t know me very well find out that I collect comic books, they invariably ask me if I am getting “too old for that sort of thing”. If I deign to answer (indeed, if I continue talking to them at all), I point out that, at their best, comic books can begreat artistic achievements, in terms of drawing and writing. I point to the Silver Stirfer as one example of what comic books can be, and often are.
Israel has afready invented nuclear weapons. With rich Arab states exploring nuclear power, the threat of a non-US - Russian nuclear war beginning is very real. The plot of Down to a Sunless Sea revolves around the pilot of a 797 Jumbo Jet. After the Collapse of the United States Economy in 1983, (another of the many interesting predictions), Jonah Scott is employed by Air Britain to rescue people from troubled spots around the world. While returning to London from New- York, Armageddon occurs. Scott must find a place to land his many passengers very quickly, since his fuel is running.out and all major airfields have been destroyed.
exciting. The pilot jargon is explained well, and the reason for using it is because of the author’s love of airplanes, and his unfulfillable dream to fly the ‘big jets’. Graham and his character Scott are very similar, and it seems like he experiences his fantasy in this novel. His service ‘as a pilot in the Second World War and his worldly travels helps to give the novel authenticity and vivid descriptions.
The novel, although too technical at times, is very
As for the prediction of the start of a nuclear war, many
The climax and finish of the novel contain a surprise. The possibilities of survival after a nuclear holocaust are imaginatively examined. Graham looks down the road of Time and trys to see what the future holds for man. Often, the view is less than rosy..
will say a full-scale atomic battle will never occur, for fear of the results. But Kevin N. Lewis, the eminent United States military expert, believes that small nuclear strikes will be used for political gains, whichwill lead to more retaliation. And powerful Henry Kissinger, who once held a great deal of power, advocates “limited nuclear warfare.” With paranoia running high in influential circles, of the world, and more nations getting involved in nuclear production, trouble seems very possible. The heartbeat of Earth, the Middle East, is quit kening. One can only hope that cooler heads will prevail. .If not, the scenes in Down
n&v ~o~icstandards Rings trilogy must bear some resemblence to it) there are enough elements in the story to keep it fresh. The artwork is nothing short of superb. Wendy Pini has been criticized for making her elves look too “cute”, but, as far as-y I’m concerned, they’re gorgeous. All of it is gorgeous. But if the accompanying graphic doesn’t convince you, nothing I can say will. the
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‘There is a theory which states that if every anyone discovers exactly what the Universe is for and why it is here, it will disappear and be replaced by something even more bizarre and inexplicable. “There is another theory which states that this has already happened. ” It’s here! It’s here! Let the Guide left off: having found bells ring out and the banners the answer to the Ultimate fly! Question of Life, the Universe The Restaurant at the and Everything (the answer: 42), Arthur Dent -and Ford End of the Universe, Douglas Adams’ sequel to Prefect now have to find the The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Question. Meanwhile, Zathe Galaxy, has finally made phdd Beeblebrox (the twoits way from Britain to Canheaded,, ex-president of the ada. Restaurant is every bit Galaxy and the man who stole as funny and inventive as the Heart of Gold, the only Guide,andismustreadingfor starship with the Infinite Imscience fiction fans (or anyone probability Drive) and Trillian who enjoys a good laugh). &arch for, the one man in The story picks up where control of the entire universe.
their burnt out home and the izations are handled very well, lands beyond. with even the peripheral Their quest (and that of the . characters showing signs of title) is to determine their having their -own personorigins, of how and why they _ alities. As well, there are no came to this planet (to which racial sterotypes; contained they are apparently not within the nine stories are elf native.) To describe it asa sort encounters with several humans, all of whom (which?) of “Roots” with pointed ears might get the idea across, are very different. although it would be unfair to The story is pretty good as Richard Pini, who does the well. Although there are bulk of the writing, traces of the cliches inherent Surprisingly, the writing is in the genre (everything which very good: The charactercame after Tolkien’s Lord of
could soon become reality.’ Paul MoSer
Add to this: a Vogon attack “The Jatravartids, who on the Heart of Gold; Zalive in perpetual fear of the phod’s long-dead grandfather time they call The Coming coming back to him with madof the Great White Handvice; Sirius Cybernetic Comkerchief, are. small blue puters (which have the capacity creatures with more than “to see dimly into the immediate fifty arms each, who are future, which enables the therefore unique in being elevator to be on the right floor the only race in history to to pick you up even before you have invented aerosol deoknow you wanted it”); the dorant before the wheel.“. Total Pefspective Vortex; Needless to say, having, Marvin, the Paranoid Andescribed this theory, Adams droid-;- Hotblack, a rock sLar points out that few intelligent who is dead for a year for tax races other than the Jatrapurposes; and, of course, vartids believe in it, .and Milliway’s, The Restaurant at quickly dismissed the whole the End of the Universe. race, who are not mentioned -And, lest you think I’ve anywhere else in the book. 9@n way. most of thgplqt, let (. Those who followed the series on CKMS this past year me assure you that this only will notice that some charskims the surface of Restaurant’s story. Amazing as it may acters from the radio show are seem, Adams has taken a missing from the book, and that many elements have been highly complex, richly detailed switched around to accomradio programme and created an even more complex, more modate these omissions. I find
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In only nine issues, Elfhas established itself as the best of the recent wave of self-published comic books, _ and one of the best comic books on the market. Put out by Wendy and Richard Pini, under the auspices of WARP Graphics, Elfquest is excellent in all respects, each issue setting new standards for the . industry. Elfquest is a fantasy about a happy race of forest-dwelling elves who are chasedout of their home by. men. Greatly reduced in numbers, numbed with’shock and betrayed by the cave-dwelling trolls, the “wolfriders” are forced to cross a vast desert, at the far j end of which they find another group of elves. They live in peace with their elven cousins for a few years, until an outcast human family crosses the desert and encounters the two tribes. It is this encouter which causes Cutter, the leader of the wolfriders, and Skywjse, Cut, ter’s friend and keeper of the
detailed novel. Although seen through an obviously British perspective, Restaurant’s targqts are varied, , and the humour never gets stale. One last exerpt of two paragraphs demonstrates Adams’ ability to add detail: “Many races’ believe it (the universe) was created by some sort of god, though the Jatravarnd people of Viltvodle VI believe that the entire Universe was in fact sneezed out of the nose of a being called the Great Green Arkleseizure.
Adams’ style so agreeable that knowing that the book is shorter than it should be bothers me. What I really disliked was the ending which, at the same time, explained everything and explained nothing. Both parties found what they were looking for, but neither answer (or, to be more precise, neither the answer nor the question) satisfied. It is because of this that Isuspect that ’ one more book is in the works. But that may just be wishfulfillment.
trivia for devoted fans: the BBC is producing a television version of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy even as you read ‘this. With any luck, the show should reach North America within a couple of years. For more information, contact the BBC or Fantasy Empire, a magazine devoted to British Fantasy.) Iti Nayman (Hitchhiker
When UW’s Don McCrae was hired to coach the Women’s National Amateur Basketball team, that team was at the bottom in world competition. Now, it is ranked as one of the top five in the world. The ‘76 Olympics was a”low .point for women’s basketball.” .The team lost every game, finishing last in the competition. Ini977, McCrae was hired for four years. Previous coaches were hired for only one year and the women had “six coaches in six years.” He says the pet-man. ence on the team was a great improvement factor. Canada’s record proves this state,ment. 1979 saw the team taking four medals in four competitions - bronzes at the
World Championship / in an opportunity to be involved Korea, the Pan Am Games in with committed athletes and the training and preparation Puerto Rico and the World offers ..the “ideal coaching Student Games in Mexico, and a gold in a four-team experience”. The team has tournament ghosted by Canseveral veterans that McCrae ada. In the’ last seven comhopes will stay on. “I find it very petitions the team has taken exciting to watch these young six medais. Says McCrae, “I athletes .grow.” don’t think any other athletic He has even made arrangements with UW, where he team in ;Canada has ever done that.” coaches the basketball WarRecently in China, the riors, to shorten his contract, allowing him more free time in squad had “outstanding success” against three Chinese the summer. McCrae has been busy since teams, and teams from Australia, Japan, Yugoslavia, and the beginning of June. The Romania. They finished in a first week, he had a 30 person **- El * . . . camp with girls ue 19’ secona prace, losing , development by a basket to China.. 16 to 20 from all over McCrae’s contract with the Canada. The athletesltrained team has .recently been retwice a day and ran a battery of newed for another four years. tests. . From the 28th of June to He says he’s happy because it’s July 3rd, the Ontario Regional training camp ran with 6men’s and 6 women’s contingents from6 regions of the pro&ce. The teams have been training in preparation for a three day competition for the Chiquita Cup (training runs from July 3 - 5; admission is free.) Next on the roster is a two day training camp in the Waterloo Region for. the
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Bet ween coaching U W’s men’s team and the national women, McCrae has noticed some differences between males and females, both good and bad. He says “women do less role playing*‘, adopting fewer of the false postures men have developed in athletics. Men show more competitive instinct while women seem to be holding back. Men generally have a more varied sports background and can call on more experience to assist them. Because women may have fewer athletic experiences, it is up to the coach to A de&e the style of play and McCrae feels the athlete can end up trained, not deve1ope.d. Cathy McBride
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provincial women’s squad. Then the National Women’s team comes to UW July 8 to prepare for the World Student Games in Romania. The roster will contain several new faces and McCrae is using the competition to see how they fare. S?%iie of the teams in Romania will be student teams, others, like Canada’s entry, will be national representatives.
Horseback riding has long the various forms of riding any since been known as the sport student member desires. The of the gentry. They used horses club has been in existence for Service to and- from primarily for show and hunfive years but is not-part of the tingevents.In times of war, varsity scheduleI Since. the Tdrontb Interiratidrial AirpoH ’ .-- soldiers were mounted on club is non-competitive, memEvery month, over four thousand passengers begin their horses and when there were no bers enjoy a relaxed attitude vacation or business trip right at their door with wars to be fought, soldiers towards participation. AIRWAYS TRANSIT. Our K-W passengers are delivered would display their -skills via For those who wish to comto and from Toronto airport incomfort and on time with Dressage involves dressage. pete outside the university no extra stops in Cambridge or Guelph. We also offer simply jumping over fences information may be obtained “Private Car” service and “Airporter” bus connections. and skillfully controlling the ’ from the club president; Come join our growing number of satisfied clients. horses through various gaits. Tracey Lauder. The modern era has seen the The club enables members Fo; reservations call (BEHIND DOMINION) emergence of riding in a less to get first hand information formal manner- with the adfrom a veterinarian on the care vent of the rodeo.circuit. ,of horses,,s well as what to -~ Here at U of W, we have an look for when buying a horse. equestrian club which caters to For those who have not had their first saddle sore, lessons may also be obtained for those beginners. Those more experienced may obtain guidance in advanced jumping, field hunting and dressage. The club has various activities planned for its members: 1) an all day trail ride at the O.K. Corral, including a hay ride and barbeque scheduled for July 11; 2) A clinic on horsemanship - Two beau#ifuI W-hole July 18, by John McPherson; mini cgiurqes 3) A tour of the Equus Swim and Health Centre; 4) A tour of Greenwood Race Track. ‘. . The best thing about the club is that you don’t need to own purooz Ea;;k;z-; to joi as well as stables for those who New Bumper Boats already own horses. The club charges a $3.00 membership fee per term and obtains discounts on lessons for their members. . Currently there are 25 members in the club, which rides out of’ Grand River Stables, situated near the Waikiki Restaurant off High25 SuperBearcat carts on way 8. The summer program is a half-mile tiack not over yet, so wdents or I faculty can still join. For REGISTER NOW! further information contact Tracey Lauder, through Campus Recreation. Helene Brochu
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Sdzdarship cmztrmms~ mav cause Ontario to 1’ pull out of CIAU’s During the past year, member institutions o’f the Canadian Intercollegiate Athletic Union (CIAU) have been hotly debating the pros and cons of making athletic scholarships part of the Canadian intercollegiate system. In June 1980, a motion to accept first-party athletic a& wards (given to student-athletes directly by the university) was passed by the necessary two-thirds majorityat , the CIAU’s annual meeting. After vehement opposition from Ontario and Quebec universities, the motion was put on hold for one yearand an ad hoc committee was formed to attempt to find a compromise between the “yes” and “no” factions. When CIAU members met in June -1981, in Ottawa, no acceptable agreement had been worked out between the two sides, and the 1980 motion favoring first-party awards .was put into, effect immediately. In other words, athletic scholarships are now legal according to CIAU standards, though specific guidelines governing them have not yet been finalized. However, the controversy surrounding these awards is
far from over. Eastern and Western Canada schools are elated with the decision to allow financial aid to studentathletes, while Ontario and Quebec remain bitterly opposed. Futhermore, the Ontario Universities Athletic Association (OU AA) has decided not
to participate in CIAU national championships until an acceptable compromise on the awards issue is reached. The OUAA constitution currently forbids league or national competition against scholarship schools. -. This means the 1982 CIAU basketball championships slated for the University of Waterloo have been relocated to the University of Victoria, B.C. The Naismith Classic, an exhiqtion event, will still be staged at UW. OUAA president, Carl Totzke of the University of
io’s absence from CIAU finals will not be permanent. OUAA schools are continuing their CIAU membership in all other respects , ,and will resume national competition once an acceptable compromise has been reached. ~ Ontario’s
with ‘the Atlantic provinces. The OUAA demands strict regulations concerning the
amount of money’given (the proposed maximum is tuition plus 15%) and either recruiting boundaries or quotas set for each geographical area. In addition, Ontario schools insist the money not be given to first year students. The OUAA believes these guidelines would protect .Ontario schools from having their top prospects lured awayby Maritime recruiters’ promises of financial aid. Totzke states that if ‘these proposals are agreed to by Atlantic universities, Ontario institutions
The question of granting athletic schol%rships (“awards”, as Canadians prefer to call them avoiding negative connotations) is again on the floor at the meeting of the CIAU. And the idea of “pay as you play” continues to leave a bad taste in administrators mouths. Indeed, the OUAA is threatening to pull out of the Canadian league championships if they don’t get some guarantee of strict regulating at the very least. Why the ruckus? There is a purist argument that universities ‘i&we not intended to produce athletes - it doesn’t stand up. A convenience of conviction that falls apart because universities weren’t intended to provide pubs or intramurals or Oktoberfests either but we’d scream bloody murder if they threatened‘ our thrills (especially the pub). Sports are a fundamental facet of life for-the general populous. Observe our TV listings, our magazines, our little leauges, our idols. We cried more for Brian Piccolo than Bobby Kennedy! We know Dr. J better than Dr. Christian Barnard. That should tell you something about our values. Why shouldn’t we reward our valuable athletes then? The question of do we or don’t we7 and not even Carl Totzke knows for sure - has an interesting corollary: who does or who doesn’t know? Let’s talk under the proverbial table. In the area not only of offering some little stipend but in the area of recruiting. The OUAA has expressed worry that recruiting athletes would deplete some areas, particularly Ontario, of its home grown heroes.
would remain in national competition, but would not themselves offer awards. However, the Atlantic provinces did not find these proposed regulations acceptable, since-they would place the small eastern universities at a disadvantage nationally. M&time representative’s argue that the sparsely populated area does not contain enough top talent to enable Atlantic schools to be corn: petitive at the national level. Without student-athletes from other provinces and nearby states of the U.S., Atlantic universities fear they could not survive against schools from the larger provinces. Both Ontario’and the Maritimes have a lot at stake here, and Totzke predicts, “It will likely be a while before something is worked out that is
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acceptable to both sides.” McKeigan, Dean Foster, Greg Lockhart and Jdhn Craig. Greg Lockhart finished first; both Ontario’s relationship with Photo by Jacob Arseneault the western provinces is on , McKeigan and’Foster are former UW runners.
tario schools will not become involved
monetary aid, they have agreed to compete against institutions whose varsity athletes are assisted by external funds such as government grants, which are not controlled by individual univer- , sities. The OUAA believes reb cruiting abuses are less likely to occur under these circumstances. Athletic awards are given by provincial governments in the west, and are received by in-province residents only, protecting On-
How much more recruiting (or less?) will really go on. It’s interesting to note currently that-some Canadian teams - even OUAA members - have some imports. UVic, whose basketball team took this year’s CIAU championship carries 2 Ontario natives now; Brandon’s Bobcats have 4 from On&o. And if you want- to talk about foreign imports, Acadia has 2 Americans, Brandon carries 3 and the OUAA’s Brock Badgers have two Yankees. Co&cidence? young men in search of better scenery or curricula? Maybe and if that be so, excuse,my seeding implications. .*. but I wonder. It’s interesting to compare the performance of the OUAA teams in Canadian competition. In basketball all three Ontario teams got trampled by teams from other ‘conferences., Wouldn’t there be advantages to encouraging and assisting the local talent? A negative ruling on “awards”, for whatever reason, leaves one person out in the cold; the athlete, the individual who trains and sweats and sacrifices to play. We’re always proud of winners but we ought to remember all those who try: the folks who,‘whether they win or lose, play the game. Time devoted to practices .and games takes away from studies, from employment possibilities, from r & r which the rest of us value. There may be glorious moments but varsity isn’t always a picnic. Our whiz kids have scholarships, our intramural ‘players get their plaques and trophies and even some of our hack writers receive honorariums. Even if what we have to offer is small, should we at least offer? Virginia Butler
tario from a mass westward The University of Toronto exodus of top prospects. has been perennially strong in When asked if the OUAA several sports (football, swimdecision to pull out of all ming, ice hockey, and CIAU finals would lead to less women’s field hockey) and is student-athletes attending opposed to the OUAA posOntario universities, Totzke ition against competing nareplied, “Of course it will be tionally. U. of T. is in the detrimental in getting students unenviable position of deto cometo Ontario. However, ““tiding whether they: want to if the student is concerned ‘compete provincially or naabout academics, he will tionally, since the OUAA conchoose the school which will stitution prevents them from bestfurther hiseducation. Our doing both. league schedules will still be Waterloo is willing to play complete, except for the scholarship schools, but nationals at the end.” Totzke feels it is more im-
A hot topic of debate among the leaders of Canadian intercollegiate sport-is the issue of athletic schola.fships. Advocates of financial . assistance for athletes are confident it would lead to an upgrading of university competition -in. Canada. . \ It is naive to equate scholarships with improved competition. Many other factors must be considered. Schools in Western Canada believe money will keep top athletes from flocking to the U.S. Maritime schools want to use dollars to lure athletes from America and the other provinces. It is evident that these schools view the paycheck as a panacea for their problems. There appears to be a narrow-mindedness here. Perhaps these universities should examine their programs - ‘in terms of facilities, equipment, coaches and competitive league schedules. Granted, there are athletes who leave Canada for the bucks, but almost as many defect because of Perceived differencesin program quality. Would it not be better to channel money into program development, to the benefit of all participants (including intramural athletes), rather than into an awards program where only a select few would gain. The scholarship proponents’ argument that assistance would relieve financial burdens so athletes could spend more time training is also short-sighted. The amount proposed (tuition plus 15%) would obviously be insufficent to finance a whole year of education. Athletes would have to spend the summer working regardless of whether or not they receive scholar-
portant . to compete in the OUAA all year than to concentrate on one national final. The female counterparts of the OUAA, the OWIAA, is placing. the onus on each indivi?lual univeristy to .decide whether or not to compete natiOnallY* UW, in suPPofl of the OUAA league position, has decided against competing ifi women’s CIAU fi@* ’ .The OUAA’s next meeting will beiheld mid-July while the OWIAA reconvenes this week. Tammy Home
ships. In addition, most studeits are eligible for OSAP if they need assistance. And the notion that money will. motivate students to continue their education is absurd. If a student has nodesire to learnexcept if being, paid, maybe university is not the best option for that student. On-the-job training may be a better alternative. We have seen educational values subverted in U.S. college sports. Who is to say it will not happen in Canada? When you put money on the line, play becomes business. Players become employees, and coaches, their bosses. And, like in any business< production becomes the bottom line. Constant pressure t6 produce in the gym so that one may remain “employed” next season may lead to a shifting of priorities away from academics. And how could a scholarship program Possibly be regulated? Recruiting violations occur withqut awards - being a Maritimer, I always thought scholarships were legal until I moved to Waterloo. They >were openly discussed among high school athletes. -With dollars, at stake, the problem could potentially become more -serious, especially with *first-party awards. There would be a tremendous pressure on coaches to invest department funds wisely - i.e. on top talent. Many non-athletic students may believe the scholarship debate does not affect them. . However, the money which would pad the athlete’s bank accounts would probably lighten the pocketbooks of the majority of students, since student athletic fees are the primary source of revenue for most Canadian athletic departments. The issue is one whichail students should concern themselves with.
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