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Bob Rae gives $25 Million by Sandy Atwd James

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ing from poorer financial backgrounds will be discouraged if tuition gets out of hand.”

tremely little publicity for Rae’s announcement beforehand. Some students in the crowd told an Im-

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t a ceremony in the William G. Davis ccntre last thursday, Bob Rae announced the donation of 25.2 million dollars to the University of Waterloo for the construction of a new Environmental Science and Engineering Building. The new building, which will probably be on the campus parking lot between the Earth Sciences and Engineering Buildings, will add 13,880 square metres of teaching and research space. In addition to housing the Risk Research Institute and the Waterloo Centre for Groundwater Research, the bwilding will also contain the environmental component of the Biotechnology Research Centre. It will also be the focus for four undergraduate programs: the Geological Engineering program, the Environmental Engineering program, the Environmental Science program, and the Environmental Hydro-geology program. The construction of the new building is expected to create over 375 jobs in the Waterloo Region. “This building will enable the University of Waterloo to do essential basic research, develop innovative technologies in the environmental sciences, and create new and valuable learning opportunities for students who will be employed in this important and growing field of study,” said Rob Rae. While UW president James Downey commented on the donation stating “This is a great day, a hallelujah day,” Federation of Students President Stephen Codrington was less optimistic about the future of university education in the province. “I’m excited about the building, but I’m concemedabout university education. Students com-

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ire and brimstone, dogs and cats living together, mass hysteria. That’s the result if the Ontario Council on University Affairs (OCUA) implements their third funding option, Model C. Atleastthat’showUW seesit. Representatives from all facets of UW came together Thursday 13 to present their views on the OCUA report, Sustaining Quality in Changing Times. In presenting the UW response, President James Downey was joined by other representa-

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tario NDP Government represents the largest single donation to Campaign Waterloo - a campaign designed to raise $89 million for teaching and research by 1996. The remaining $6.3 million in capital costs and the estimated$7.5 million in operational and maintenance costs will come through other donations to Campaign Waterloo. Before Rae made the announcement, he was introduced by Mike Faman, MPP for Cambridge and Associate Minister of Education and Training. “Concern for the quality of our environment and the protection of our natural resources continues to grow,” said Farnan. “Through this investment, we are helping the University of Waterloo to enhance its ties with industry and to further its leadership role in the development and commercialization of new and innovative technologies that will hopefully lead to the improvement of the environment.” Despite the magnitude ofthe announcement, there was ex-

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such as Renison Principal Gail Cuthbert-Brandt who represented the Church Colleges; John Sweeney, representing the community; Jim Brox, President of the Faculty Association; Steven Codrington, President of the Federation of Students; and Sharon Adams, President of the Staff Association. The words they had to offer to the OCUA panel were blunt, to the point, and sometimes even downright vehement. While each speaker had particular points which he or she wished to address, all spoke to the primary issues of government funding tives

print reporter that they had only heard of Rae’s arrival moments before, when someone mentioned it in the DC library where they had been studying. Despite the fact that the ground level and two balconies

filled up with onlookers, there was little evident interest in the crowd. “We just came to see Bob,” said one fourth year science student who preferred to remain anonymous. “It’s j ust a way to get rc-elected,” said Mahnam Mortazavi, a UW graduate. Environmentally related projects are the primary focus for the research programs of over 100 researchers at UW. The Environmental Science and Engineering Building will be designed for interdisciplinary teaching and research in the faculties of science and engineering, taking into account, where possible, the interests of researchers in other faculties. Construction of the Environmental Science and Engineering Building is expected to begin in 1995-96 and should take 18 to 24 months to complete. The donation by the provincial government is divided into three major areas. $26.75 million is for construction of the building, $4 million for furnishings and equipment and $750,000 for alterations to vacated space.

OCUA models, accessibility, p,nd accountability. The harshest words of all were directed at the funding models, Model C in particular. Under this third model, the government would contract universities to offer certain programs. Money would be given out based on the perceived usefulness of the programs to the needs of society. Most universities have noticed what they believe to be a distinct bias OR the part of UCUA to the third model. “I don’t think you can deny that,” Downey charged the OCUA panel. Downey started the round of

opening remarks by expressing UW’s “decided” preference for the first funding model, the one closest to the present system. He stressed that he had concerns with both the second and third models. In the area of accessability, Downey argued that, “Accessibility is more than a matter of supply and demand. It is not how many can we get in, but how many should we get in.” Gail Cuthbert-Brandt was I-nOrG

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Same Sex Rights Bill . Down But Not Out by Karen Zvanitajs Senior office of Student Issues

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Ithough many Canadians have forgotten about the issues and emotions this past summer surrounding Bill- 167, some have not. For this reason, the Coalition for Equal Families has declared Saturday, October 29, 1994 a Provincial Day of Action. This day will act as a reminder to the public and MPP’s that samesex relationship rights must be recognized and brought back to the provincial agenda immediately. As well, these protests across the province will put pressure on the federal government with regards to dealing swiftly with the proposed amendments to the Canadian Human Rights Act, as well as Bill C-41 related to hate crimes. The theme of the day will focus on demanding same-sex legal rights, mostly those contained in the original Bill- 167. In May of this year, Attorney Marion Boyd introduced legislation which would have provided samesex couples with the same rights and obligations as opposite-sex couples. If passed, the legislation would have amended provincial laws which pro-

vide benefits and responsibilities based on.spousal status in compliance with the Charter ofRights and Freedoms. It also wouId have redefined “spouse” to include any two people who live together in a conjugal relationship, regardless of their sex. Laws with regard to survivor pensions, inheritance, hospital visitation rights, power of attorney and adoption would also have been changed to include same-sex

“Same sex

relationship rights must be recognized. ” couples. These proposed amendments were the focus of much debate both in the government and in the public. The 9th of July saw the narrow defeat in the second reading of Bill- 167. All throughout the readings, the debate and the questions, the Coalition forEqua FamiIies fought endlessly and tirelessly in support

of Bi II- 167. Massive fax campaigns, protests, speeches, phone calls and organizational meetings occurred virtually 24 hours a day up until the defeat of the bill. This organization and many, many individuals did not quickly forget the terrible blow that struck them on June 9, 1994. Protests, demonstrations and angry voices raged on long afterwards. Queer communities and events like Gay Pride Day, which attracted hundreds of thousands of supporters across the country, have reminded Ontario that this is not an issue that will go away. The Day of Action on October 29 will serve the same purpose - to remind Canadians that these proposed amendments will provide equal rights to ALL couples. These are not the voices of a few individuals or a fringe group. Instead, they are the voices of a growing belief and community. To deny this group equal rights is discriminatory. Please support this day by coming to the front of Kitchener City Hall on King Street. Events will start at 2:00 p.m. For more information please contact the Office of Student Issues at ext.6305, the Womyn’s Centre at ext. 3457 or GLLOW at 884-4569.

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AncillarvlFee Update by Stephen Noel Imprint staff “Optimizing revenue from ancillary enterprises” in the wake of tightening provincial government transfer payments to universities was the thrust of Council of Ontario Universities’ recommendations in February of 1992. Some universities acted swiftly, raising fees for student services to unheard of levels in Canada in recent years. University of Guelph students signed an agreement with their school freezing ancillary fees for five years, but referendums can be held where students can approve increases in ancillary fees to prevent cuts in services. The University of Waterloo Ancillary Fee Committee (AFC) was set up in the spring of 1993 to investigate alternate sources of funding for lost government funding. In March of this year, the AFC recommended establishing a Student Services Advisory Committee (SSAC) to make in-depth studies of student services. It was determined that 2/3 of service fees could be supplemented by alternate sources of income. 1992/ 1993 estimates put this figure at $2.6 million. Several days later, the Rae government announced a freeze on ancillary fees backed up with a dollar for dollar reduction in transferpayments to universities choosing to ignore the ban. The Minister of Education and Training then distributed guidelines for review committees which the Ontario University Students Alliance claims would go a long way to “helr, student bodies establish

themselves in a consultative role where little or none existed before.” Not only is the involvement of a strong central student government in committee activities highly desirable, it is emphasized as a crucial factor in ensuring fairness to all services under review. Tkbe first service under the scrutiny of the SSAC also has the largest expenditures: athletics. Government transfer payments to universities *were never meant to cover student services deemed nonessential in obtaining a degree, including the Campus Centre, theatres and art galleries,and the English Language Proficiency Program (ELPP). Since its first meeting in August, the business of the SSAC has picked up, now meeting every two weeks. In addition to reviewing the adequacy of student services, the SSAC is also looking into establishing ancillary fees as both OSAP eligible and tax deductible. UW Federation of Students President Steve Codrington recently verified that the agenda proposed in late winter of this year for the SSAC remains intact. “The responsibility is there ” for government agencies to fund services such as personal counselling and community he&h nurse activities on campus. The Fed President told Imprint that an anticipated 20% recovery of ancillary fees from user-pay has proven to be “unrealistic.” Part-time students pay 30% of the undergraduate rate. The yearly rate for grads, with adjustments for user pay on thle ELPP and career counselling is the same as the undergrad rate even though the grads are on campus three terms per year compared to two terms per for m year undergrads.


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already performing well.” In her remarks, CuthbertBrandt stressed the contributions and accomplishments of the faculty in the area of scholarly research and the application of that research. She argued that thcsc accomplishments started off with no outside capital, and continued for a long time with no support. Cuthbert-Brandt also praised the ColIaboration between the federated colleges, UW, and Wilfrid Laurier University. Model B, in her opinion, “Left much to be desired. It is an impediment to collaboration.” Model C, she feared, “Has the potential to pit university against university, college against university, and college against college.” The government has conflicting wants, in Cuthbert-Brandt’s opinion. They seek more control, but at the same time desire what they call a free-market response to the issue of funding. John Sweeney prefaced his remarks, saying, “We are not here to plead for more money.” As the representative of the KW community, Sweeney stated that, “This community values its relationship with its universities,” He argued that this region is one of the five strongest economitally in the province, a result of that community-university relationship. “Ontario has been described as the engine of Canada, and this region has been the engine of Ontario.”

Sweeney also addressed the issue of teaching and research. He stated that the university does not exist just to teach, but that for innovation research is important. He pointed out that in Ontario. one auarter of aliresear’ch is done by universities. Sweeney went on to express his “great reservations about the potential impact of Model C.” According to Sweeney, Model C reduces the ability ofthe university for decision making, shifting much of the decision making to the govemment. “Queen’s Park is not as capable of making de-

cisions,“he argued. The other negative effect of Model C, in Sweeney’s opinion, would be to limit the ability of Downey goes students to enrol anywhere, at any college or university, and still get into any course. “I am extremely disappointed with the tone of this paper,” Jim Brox began his comments. Brox maintained that OCUA had ignored the positive points of

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the current system, which allows flexibility to meet changing needs. Model B, Brox argued, had been tried before and had failed. He attacked the notion of Model C

He argued that in order to have up-to-date teaching, the teacher must be involved in current research. Any attempt to de-emphasize research would weaken education in Ontario. S t e v e Codrington’s first comment was to state that, “Unlike Mr. Sweeney, I have no qualms about asking for more money.” Although everyone present laughed, Codrington later indicated that his remark was not done totally in jest. “It’s sad that it was taken as a joke, that I asked for more money.” Codrington suggested that improving quality teaching, not making changes to funding, was the best way to for bonus points with OCUA Chair maintain quality in the current being a free-market model, claimeconomic environment. He proing Model C to be more inefficient. posed greater student involvement in teacher selection. OCUA’s statements on teachThe overlap of course material ing and research were Brox’s next between OAC’s and first year target. He criticised the “superficourses should also be examined, cial nature of OCUA’s background Codrington argued. research.”

The final speaker, Sharon Adams, President of the Staff Association, addressed the side effects of funding cuts on the health of staff members. She pointed out that the loss of 75 full time positions has meant an increase in workload, and an aclclompanying increase in stress levels. “A diminished workforce can only lead to diminished quality,” she argued. Time constraints prevented two UW representatives from speaking, as the hearing moved on to a discussion period. Joy Cohnstaedt, Chair of the OCUA panel, stressed that OCUA had no bias towards any funding model. The panel asked several times for suggestions on how Model A, the current system, could be improved. This approach seemed to take the UW pan4 by surprise. “I think the one thing that surprised me a bit was that the OCUA people wanted to distance themselves from Model C,” commented Downcy, “In that sense WC were caught off guard, we weren’t ready.” The surprise meant that UW had very few c;oncretc suggestions to offer the panel. “We weren’t as helphI as we might have been,” admitted Downey, “the question now is do we want to do a followup?” In the end, Downey believes the hearing went well. “I think it’s wrong to beat up on OCUA,” said Downcy, “they must be finding it harder and harder to find an aiternative that works better than what we have today.”

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NEWS

Your mission, should you choose to accept it by Heather White special to Imprint

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he President has established a Commission on Institutional Planning to shape a new plan for UW’s development. The first task of the Commission is to review the University mission statement. The mission statement clearly specifies the unique aims and aspirations of the University as it is felt and understood by faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends of UW. Consultation with all these groups is vital to this process. The student population is of major concern because they are at the centre of our “mission” and yet can be the most difficult group to survey. At this time we invite your suggestions and opinions on UW’s current mission statement as set out in the report Planning for the Fourth Decade. Please submit your comments to any member of the Commission by the first week of November. Commission mcmbcrs Jim Kalbfleisch, Vicc-Prcsident Academic & Provost, Chair, jselwood@provostadmin Gordon Andrews, Mechanical Engineering, x3689, gandrews@watserv 1 Susan Bellingham, Library, x3 122, sbelling@library Rose Bilicic, undergraduate student, 725-6779, rbilicicgahs Gail Cuthbert Brandt, Renison, 884-4400, gcbrandt@renison.watstar Doug McMullen, alumnus, (4 16) 980-7 177 Bruce Mitchell, Geography, x3087, mitchell@watservl Prabhakar Ragde, Computer Science, x4660, piragde@plg Susan Shaw, Recreation & Leisure Studies, x50 19, sshawahealthy Eric Sutherland, graduate student, Statistics, x5094, esutherland@jeeves Lynne Taylor, History, x2766, Itaylor@watarts John Thompson, Dean of Science, x4465, jet@sciborg Joanne Wade, Registrar’s Office, x6039, jwadc@nhladm Heather White, Exec Asst to Provost, x5466, heather@provostadmin

- To offer professional programs which are soundly based on fundamental knowledge, which emphasize creativity and problem-solving, and which lead to an cxpcrtisc in the profession combined with a broad and critical appreciation of its goals and its role in Canadian society. (The University offers professional studies in Accountancy, Actuarial Science, Architecture, Engineering, Optometry, Psychology and Urban and Regional Planning. It does not offer professional programs in Business, Education, Law and Meditine. The need for those programs is met by other universities in the Ontario system.) - To offer specialized education in traditional as well as in emerging disciplines in the Arts and in the Pure and Applied Sciences, in programs which combine rigorous study in the discipline with a broad and critical presentation ofthe place of the discipline in the field of hu-

The student pupuldion is of major concern because thq are at the centre of our mission man knowledge and of its role in the Canadian context. - To offer programs of general education in the humanistic and scientific traditions, which foster the development ofcritical capacities and lead to a deep understanding of the natural, cultural, social and technological environment of Canada and the world. - To provide an intellectual and physical environment which encourages and enables the faculty and students in all programs to engage in creative intellectual work in its various forms, such as basic and applied research, design, creative writing, artistic creation, etc. 2.

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To foster the intellectual and development of its students, both within the academic programs and outside of the curriculum, and in this way help them to become responsible, enlightened, and cultured individuals.

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While most of the foregoing points are appropriate as the mission statements of many universities, the ones which follow are less common. Taken together they define a distinctive mission for the University of Waterloo. 3. To maintain an active institutional role in promoting the economic accessibility of all its programs to qualified applicants, as well as the subsequent employabil-

ity of graduates from all these programs, and to these ends to offer the Co-operative Education format in all the academic programs in which it is feasible. 4. To provide leadership in the development and application of moderncomputing and communications technologies in all aspects of university activity, and particularly to promote excellence in student computing - both in instruction and in scholarship - by providing all students with the opportunity to develop appropriate critical competence in computing. 5. To make its programs as widely accessible as possible to mature students and to special student populations, and to offer a range of high-quality distance courses and degree programs for students with limited access to the Waterloo campus.

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Science

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building, room 145. In the same room at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. scicncc information sessions for potential students and their families. -“Kitchen Chemistry,” Chemistry building, room 149. -“Chemistry Circus,” 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m,, Biology 1, room 271 e -New models of Troodon and the ever-popular Velociraptor in the Biology-Earth Sciences Museum, rooms 370 and 37 1. -“Hot Tips for Cold Physics,” at 1 1:30 a.m. in the Physics Building, room 145. -“Imaging with Scanning Laser Beams,” starts at noon in the Physics building, room 145. “Demonstration of Guelph-Waterloo Audiovisual Link,” begins at noon and is repeated at 1 p.m. in Chemistry 2 Building, Room 079. “Electron Microscopy on Materials,” gets under way at 12:30 p.m. in the Physics Building, Room 145. “Our Chaotic World,” begins at 1:30 p.m. in the Physics Building, Room 145.

heck out the dinosaurs, learn some experiments you can do in your kitchen, understand how a compact disc player works and much more at this Saturday’s Faculty of Science Open House. Being held as part of National Science and Technology Week and National Chemistry Week, the Open House runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. “We are giving the public and the university community a chance to come and see what scientists do.“, said Prof. Reg Friesen, chair of the organizing committee. Parking will be free at lot C, at University Avenue and Seagram Drive. Anyone unable to find their way is advised to follow a “crazy chemistry van spouting smoke.”

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be. It’s obvious that universities represent a very substantial public investment, both by us and a very significant investment by the economy. I think it’s reasonable to suggest that there needs to be some assurance that what universities are doing matters to the rest of the economy, and matters to students and provides students with the training that they require. It’s also important for us to recognize that if that education becomes too narrow, it may train someone for a job next year, but it won’t necessarily train someone for a job in five years. So universities are always going to be emphasizing, to me, teaching students how to learn, giving them more a sense of an inquiry, teaching them how to learn on the job. More and more people are going to be going back to university for refresher courses. The notion that there’s a four year period where you store up all this knowledge and that lasts you for a lifetime is an antiquated idea.

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he past four years have not been easy for Bob Rae. Almost immediately after his party’s astonishing election win, Rae fell onto hard times. Starting with the resignation of Peter North, seven more of Rae’s cabinet members either resigned or were removed from office. To make matters worse, during Rae’s term in office, he has lost the support of many labour members as well as smaller women’s groups and environmental groups. Since Rae never really had any support from the business community, his support has been slowly eroding since his win, All of this culminated in his visit to the Toronto Stock Exchange last week where in the middle of his speech, Rae was booed off the floor, and was forced to retreat. Rae’s reception at the University of Waterloo was more dignified than his aforementioned visit to the TSE. His announcement that the Ontario government would donate $25 million to the University under the Jobs Ontario program was well received by both University President James Downey and Campaign Water100 Chairman Matthew Barrett. During the last few months of Rae’s first term of office (and quite possibly his last) the issue of restructuring University funding has been suddenly pushed into the limelight. The Ontario Council on University Affairs’ paper entitled “Sustaining Quality Education in Changing Times” as well as Human Resources Development minister Lloyd Axworthy’s Social Security Reform paper have both forced the university community into facing the fact that severe shortages may be forthcoming, and that a restructuring of how Ontario pays for universities is at hand. Imprint talked briefly with Premier Rae on some of thcsc issues last week during his visit to Waterloo. Imprint: The NDP government have to face a lot of difficult about restructuring university

is going to decisions funding.

The building that was announced today is an Environmental Science and Engineering building, and engineering is undoubtedly one of the most important faculties here at Waterloo. However, you mentioned that we want to train people for jobs in five years. How does this building fit into that agenda? Environmental research might be big now, but some see it as a passing thing.

‘There’s always going to be a relationship market. *I What sort of things are you going to keep in mind as you make your choices about how universities change? Rae: I think underfunded universities are something that we always have to work through. I think the critical thing is that we don’t want to do any-thing that’s going to discourage students from staying in University. I just think of the number of students that I meet that say, well I’m taking a year off or I’m taking six months off or I’m taking five or six or seven years to complete my undergraduate education, and I think that’s something we have to become aware of; that if tuition fees are raised too much, the impact is going to be negative. One of the ideas that’s been suggested is an income-contingent program. Do you think that such a program could work for Ontario? Well that’s one of the reasons why we encouraged a conference to be held on income contingency: in order to allow those issues to be heard and to hear from a range of students, I think it’s fair to say students are divided on the issue. But do you think idea?

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I don’t think so at all. I think that we’re looking at. . .for example in the work that we do overseas, we know that environmental technologies, improving anti-pollution devices in factories, improving sewage treatment, very basic things, things that we in some ways take for granted, these are huge challenges for the economies in developing countries. The more rapidly these countries industrialize, the more critical these issues will be. I don’t think we’re talking about some absolutist conservationist, environmental agenda. I don’t think we’re talking about that, we’re talking about the relationship between the environment and the economy and the need to create that linkage for use to see that there are real opportunities as well as challenges. *L

One thing that some students are worried about is that with more corporate involvement, the shift is going to be towards the marketplace and perhaps away from what are considered academic pursuits. Do you think that the balance might tip in favour of something more like the co-operative education we have here? There’s always going to be a relationship betweenunivcrsities

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n October 15, a group of about 500 placard-carrying protesters congre gated at the Ottawa Congress Centre, site of the national convention of the Reform Party of Canada. The group, which consisted of people from Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa, KitchenerWaterloo, Sudbury and Kingston, marched from Parliament Hill to the Congress Centre, shouting, “Hey, ho, racist Manning’s got to According

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to the spending cuts proposed by Reform. The protesters were organized by 50 groups, including the International Socialists, the National Action Committee on the Status of Women, the Canadian Union of Postal Workers, the Campaign for Equal Families, the Canadian Federation of Students, the Canadian Union of Education Workers, Six Nations Confederacy and AIDS Action Now. One organizer announced that simutta-

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study recently released by the Van couver-based think-tank the Fraser Institute suggests that tomake Canada strong, we must make Ottawa weak. It states that local communities should have much more power to tax, spend, and set their own economic policies, and that transfers of public funds between regions should stop. In such a system, hundreds of small govemments would fall over each other to provide their residents with good services for the taxes they pay. Inefficient or big-spending governments would simply lose their citizens and businesses and thus their tax base. When governments compete like this, they intrude less into the economy and make citizens happier with the political systkm. Tf citizens are happy, there is less of a tendency for the country to break up. Gordon Tullock is the author ofthe study, entitled “The New Federalist,” A world-renowned expert on goverment efficiency, he explains what competition between government means: “Competition is something that people associate with private enterprise. For example, if consumers do not like the price of shoes at one store, they can take their business to another store. This power to choose where to shop gives consumers enormous power and keeps prices low. Governments, however, don’t feel this pressure from voters because voters have trouble shopping elsewhere for government services.”

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easily compare the government services they receive with that of their neighbours. When leaders do not respond by providing better services, residents can vote with their feet by moving elsewhere. Tullock explains that “It is very hard for a school board to give little Johnny a shoddy education when schools run by a neighbouring govcrnment are doing better. What happened in Ontario is a good example of what happens when you ignore this principle. As the public school system became more centralized, parents were deprived of information on how their schools were performing. Province-wide testing fell out of favour with public officials and parents lost their only means of grading the schools. The provincial tests were an embarrassment to politicians because some regions did more poorly than others and parents wanted to know why. With power concentrated in Queen’s Park, it was easy to stifle such protests by stifling the information that fuelled the protests.” Tullock warns that “Decentralization is not something that special interest groups are

If Canadians could shop for their govemments the way they shop for shoes, they would get leaner, more efficient government which in turn contributes to an efficient private sector. Government directs roughly half the country’s wealth, yet when competitiveness in Canadian business is discussed, there is little mention of the importanceofefficient government. An inefficient, unproductive govemment sector will pass its costs onto business and labour, resuiting in stunted comp&tiveness.” Tullock suggests that Canadians could better shop for their gover ments if local communities had more power to tax and spend with provincial and federa1 governments having much less power. A small government that does not give its citizens the services they expect for the taxes they pay risks losing citizens and its tax base - to neighbouring communities offering a better mix of taxes and services. Citizens living in small communities have access to more information and can

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going to like very much. It is difficult to quietly drain public resources in a small community, because everyone can see what they are up to.” “The New Federalist”: explodes the myth that we need strong central governments to coordinate public works projects or to give us a sense of national pride. “For over a hundred years, Canadians have been fed the myth that government built this country and that without plenty of power at the top, things would not run. The reality suggests that power is too concentrated and that governments have abused this power. Canadians pay ever-larger taxes for diminishing government services. We do not see such abuses in countries like Switzerland, which is a union of more than twenty semi-independent states, with a weak central government.” Tullock warns that it is important to pay attention to the details of how you decentralize: What you do not want to do is give the local communities lots of power to tax and spend but at the same time promise any community that acts foolishly and squanders its tax dollars that Ottawa will come racing in on the white charger of equalization payments. Equalization payments cut the link between what a politician does and what he achieves. An inefficient, corrupt leader who ruins his community with high taxes and senseless regulations gets his mistakes pampered over by Ottawa. Wise leaders who help make their community wealthy see this wealth taken away and given to badly-run communities.”

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evin Heppner is a human rights activist who has spent K, he past four years working in Burma’s battle-tom border region. As an active voice against the ruling military regime in Burma, SLORC, Kevin has been interviewing hundreds of survivors of the war, and documented thousands of human rights violations by the party, which illegally took power in 1989 byplacingelected leader Aung San Suu Kyi under house arrest. On Tuesday at seven P.M., Kevin Heppner will be giving a presentation of his findings at the Davis Centre room 1304. All are welcome to attend. Hc will leading a discussion, as well as giving presentation using slides as a visual aid. Kevin first visited Southeast Asia in 19X8, and became aware of the ongoing atrocities which were occurring in neighbouring Burma, renamed Myanmar by the military elite to reduce the supremacy of the majority ethnics. Seeing the democrati-

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Convocation! The University of Waterloo’s 69th convocation happens on Saturday, October 22nd, at the Physical Activities Complex, 1162 diplomas will be awarded to both graduate and undergraduate students. Among these are 2 10 graduates who received at least half of their credits through UW’s distance education program, the largest in North America. There arc two ceremonies. At 10 a.m., 528 students from Applied Health Sciences and Arts will receive their degrees and be addressed by Matthew Barrett, the chairman and chief executive officer for the Bank of Montreal. Barrett is also chairman of Campaign Waterloo, the university’s fund-raising venture which recently received $25 million from the provincial government. Barrett will receive a Letter of Laws degree. The afternoon ceremony starts at 2 p.m. 634 students from Engineering, Environmental Science, Independent Studies, Mathematics and Science will graduate. They will be addressed by

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pletely destroyed during a military offensive, which claimed many lives, including those of people he knew. Many of the human rights violations being perpetrated in the area are being done so against the Karen, which is an indigenous people that has been living in Burma and Thailand since the seventh century B.C. These people, opposed to SLORC’s rule, are often made “gangpressed porters”, who have to carry equipment for the military to the front lines, against their will. As a direct participant in the front lines of the war byBurma’s military against its own people, Kevin is one ofthe few Westemers who really have a fair and accurate picture ofwhat is going on there. His first handaccounts, augmented by those of the ethnic population, often differ from the official stories formulated by SLORC. For an informative and enlightening evening, come and meet Kevin Heppner, next Tuesday. It is guaranteed to be an eye-opener.

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James Bruce, former head of Canada’s atmospheric environment service and a recipient of the Tntemational Meteorological Organization Prize. Bruce will rcccive a Doctor of Environmental Studies degree. As well, Prof. Jules Carbotte will receive a Doctor of Science degree. Carbotte has made notable contributions to the theory of superconductivity, Preventing

Strokes

A free public session will be held on Monday, October 24 here at UW. Running from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. in Arts Lecture Hall, room 124, the session will discuss how lifestyle choices affect the chances of having a stroke. Speakers will include a member of the Kinesiology Department, a Dietician-Nutritionist, a Psychologist and the executive director of Waterloo Regional Cardiac Rehabilitation Foundation Inc. For more information, call 888-4567, extension 6884. Eye

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Common Assaults on the Rise in Canada from UW Security special to Imprint ommon assault is a crime that has been on the rise in Canada for mare than a decade. This trend is particularly alarming because it accounts for more than ha1 f of all violent offenses. It is also of importance because with the high number of offenses comes a greater concern from the public over the degree of violence in society* In 1988 for example, 43% of the Canadians interviewed for the General Social Survey claimed that violent assault was the crime they most feared. In reality however, violent offenses such as common assault only account for a small percentage of the Criminal Code offenses. Over a seven year period, from 1985 to 199 1, violent offenses averaged 237,336 offenses per year. This number represents 9-7% of all Criminal Code offenses which average 2,452,966 per year. Within the category of violent offence, common assault averaged 132,167 which is roughly 56% of all violent

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the frequency escalating throughout the day, peaking in late evening. Between 1974 and 1992, the rate of adults charged with violent offenses rose from 272 adults charged per 100,000 to 6 12 adults charged per 100,000. This is a 125% increase. The same rate of increase was noted for ,Homicide/ common asattempted murder saults. They Other offences rose from 116 per 100,000 to Sexual Assault 342 Per Robbery 100,000. In 78% of Aggravated Ascommon assault saults, the perpetrator of the

members and close friends, and those involving business relations, acquaintances and strangers. Assaults in the first category mostly happen within the home. 89% of spousal assaults, 86% of other family member assaults, and 75% of assaults involving a close friend occur in private. Assaults in the second category are most likely to occur outside of the home. Studies have also shown that females are more likely to be assaulted by a family member or spouse. Males are more likely to be assaulted by business relations or strangers. Females are the victims in 92%

crime is known to the victim. A spouse or exspouse is the accused party in 23% of common assaults. Casual acquaintances of the victim are the accused 25% of the time. Less frequently, the perpetrators are business contacts (7.2%), a ffiend (8.2%), a parent (3.9%), a child (l-8%), another member of the immediate family (2.9%), or extended family members ( 1.3%). Strangers are the accused in just 22% of all common assaults. The association between the victim of a common assault and the accused generally falls into two categories. Those involving family Common Assault

importance to the public. The location of common assaults was not distributed evenly among possible locations of occurrence. 5 1.7% of all common assaults were found to take place in the home. Commercial locations such as bars or shopping centres totalled 15.4%. Streets and roads were found to account for 17.5% Collected data has shown that most common assaults occur between 3 p.m. and midnight. Some assaults occur in the morning, with

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cems and opinions to us. A combination of activities that satisfy interests and student responsibilities will lead to a more satisfying career as an undergrad.

would like to take this opportu nity to illustrate my views on student representation on campus. Students usually become involved with some form Thjs federal of extra curricular activity; student society work, campus recreationprograms, ethnic/social clubs, campus publications, church college activities, varthrea tens to erode sity athletics, residence life, hobby groups etc. I have always been a strong supporter that th is couyt @ k of the importance of out of class activities, however, I would like to discuss where some of these activities fall short in fulfilling a students needs and responsibilities. The aforementioned activities and groups can be complimented with Federation activities and information. For the remainder of our term This is not to say that all students in office we will be circulating inneed to volunteer with the Federaformation on the social reform that tion (a great many do). Rather, that Axworthy proposes. It is most students remain informed on Fedimportant that students voice their eration activity and voice their con-

goCernment

the very fabric

post-secondary instituations are made oJ:

opinions to Chretien and his govemment and that we all send a strong message that more funding cuts are not acceptable. This federal government threatens to erode the very fabric that this countryâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s post secondary institutions are made as part of this community have a responsibility to yourself and tomorrowâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s generation of students to stand up and fight for an accessible, affordable education for all. We will be in contact with as many students as possible via more classroom speaking, societies meetings, clubs, coffee shops, bathroom reading (printed on the paper not the stalls), sky writing or whatever it takes! If anything positive comes from this social reform it is that we will all become closer to each other as we fight against short sighted educational polities. Please strike a balance beOf.Y,,

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your

&asses,

your

interests

and your responsibilities. Stay informed, get involved and voice your opinion.

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14

NEWS

Campus

Cops deal with...

Lighters, by James

Imprint, Friday, October 2 1, 1994

Russell

Weirdos

else! Everyone should be aware that campuses are natural targets for bike thieves, and take the necessary precautions. There have been 15 acts of Mischief to university property so far this term. SeveraI of those involved the breaking of gate arms in the parking This lots. may seem like just a stupid prank, but each arm costs the university $30 to replace and damaging one could get you a criminal record. There have been seven lncldents of damage to personal property, involving things Ii ke vandalising cars in the parking lots. Cars have been scratched and antennas have been damaged. Vandals, don’t you have anything better to do? There have also been seven car accidents on campus since Septem-

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ver wonder what the Cam pus Becurity Officers do all day? I know there’s a new Tim Horton’s in the Davis Centre, but Campus Security hands their hands full of a lot more than donuts. Fortunately for everyone, things have calmed down since August. The last month of the summer term saw increases in Break, Enter and Thefts (23 reported, compared to 12 in July), Motor Vehicle Accidents (17 reported, compared to 12 in July), Physical Assaults (14 reported, compared to 9 in July), Medical Emergencies (72 reported, compared to 61 in July), Domestic Disputes (20 reported, compared to 14 in July), and False Fire Alarms (72 reported, compared to 59 in July). Now a new term has started, and to go along with the usual business of attending to a busy campus, Security Officers have to deal with some people who may be new to campus life, and unaware of some of the risks. There has been one charge of Sexual Assault already this year. The victim was assaulted while on a bus during Frosh Week. Already this year, 34 bicycles have been stolen. Some have been locked, but many haven’t. Some have had the wheels locked, but have not been locked to anything

and Umbrellas

ber, including two “Failure to Remain”‘s. If you are involved in an accident on campus, stay there! Security will be there shortly, and leaving a scene where more than $700 damage has been done to a

vehicle ( This is not very much. Trust me, I know.) is illegal. Another blunder that Frosh may make is attempting to get into a bar on campus with fake I.D. This

Notice to students who have purchased an unbound* set of Course Notes from Kinko’s between August 1 & October 7,1994. On August 1, 1994 Kinko’s installed new cash registers. All Course Note Packets were programmed into the register’s database. All unbound* course notes has the Provincial Retail Sales Tax applied to the royalties. This was incorrect. Any student who purchased an unbound* course packet between August 1 and October 7, 1994 is encouraged to return to Kinko’s with a receipt to receive a Sales Tax Refund on the royalty of the packet price until December 31, 1994. The amount of refund will be 8% of the Royalty charge. Kinko’s will set aside ail Retail Sales Taxes collected on these royalties. Any unclaimed refund amounts as of January I, 1995 will be donated to the local Food Bank. Kinko’s wishes to thank the University of Toronto student who brought this to our attention. *Unbound refers to 3 hole-punched course notes only 170 Universtiy Ave. W. Waeerloo, Ontario Canada

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either altering your own or trying to get by with a I.D. Campus Security comthe staff at the bars on for their sharp eyes. So far, people have been caught attempting this. If you’re thinking of trying it, don’t bother. If you are caught, you can expect to have your license confiscated, and there is amandatory court appearance. There is no set fmeforthisoffence, but you can expect something in the area of $100. There have been several other incidents on campus this term, and they all show lots of stupidity. The vending machines in DC have been vandalised repeatedly. Most of the time, nothing is even stolen, they merely get battered or knocked over. What’s the point?

Campus Security is glad to have two new Help Lines on Campus this term. These are located on the path between Vl and V2. However, the lines are being abused. There have been 8 “push and Run”‘s already. People, every time the button is pushed, an officer will be dispatched to the site. There. Now you don’t have to push the button just to see what will happen. Three fairly unique items also happened, Despite this, hopefully none of the three will be repeated. Firstly, some rocket scientist set of a fire alarm in the villages by playing with a lighter and an aerosol can. Welcome to university, Genius! The second i tern definitely goes in the “Weirdos” file. A man wearing an Halloween mask and boxer shorts jumped out of some bushes along the footpath by St. Jerome’s, grunted at an extremely startled student, and ran away. No one was attacked or injured, but you should be alert if you are walking in areas with lots of bushes. The final item is my nice feelgood ending. Laurier’s campus security caught some Laurier students returning to campus one night with some patio umbrellas stolen from our very own Fed Hall! Laurier Security returned the umbrellas and are dealing with the offenders. An excellent example of inter-university cooperation. Thanks guys, and keep up the good work.

Preventing Theft in Residence *When leaving your room, lock the door, even if you will be gone for “just a minute.” *Lock all windows when you leave your room. *Never leave p urses or wallets lying exposed in your room or other areas. *Backpacks, purses, briefcases, etc. should never be left unattended in your residence lounges or dining areas. *Avoid leaving notes on your door saying that you are out or when you will be returning. *Make a record of the serial number, model, brand name, and description of all valuables. (Stolen property can only be lawfUlly claimed if it can be positively identified.) *Borrow an electric en&aver from the Residence Office and mark all of your valuables with your driver’s license number or student identification number-

*Record all credit and charge card numbers. *Request ide ntification from service people and

verify work to be done.


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NEWS

Friday, October 2 1, 1994

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No& by Steve Codrington Adam Lee special to Imprint

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n an annual basis, the prov inces receive a large por tion oftheir PSE (Post Secondary Education) transfer in the form of tax points tinds that are transferred from the federal government’s revenue to the provinces. In essence, as the economy increases, the provinces tax points also accumulate, bringing in greater revenue per annum. Unfortunately, the federal transfers do not increase, causing the cash component to decrease. It is on this premise that Axworthy calculated the eventual “drying out” of the federal reserve in ten years time if it remains at the present level. The most noticeable change in this decrease will begin to appear in 1996- 1997. Axworthy has proposed that Ottawa replace these provincial transfers with a new system of income contingent loans, an action that entails students to be responsible for the brunt of their educational costs. According to the Financial Report of Ontario Universities for the year 1992-93 the government df Ontario contributes 73.1%, and tuition fees bring in 21.4% of the income for universities. This 73.1% is shared between both the federal (Transfer points) and provincial government. Axworthy suggests a cutting of the federal transfer points, representing a 30% reduction in provincial transfers. The proposed problem is to allow tuition fees to double; tuition fees are estimated to rise from 37.3 million to 74.6 million = tuition fees covering 4 1.7% of universi ty costs. As the direct cash payments from federal reserves run about $ 2.6 billion of Ottawa’s $8 billion dollar budget, the provinces face doubling tuition fees or tuition deregulations: allowing universities to set their own tuition rates. One example of the effects of deregulation is seen in Queen’suniversity’s decision to set its own tuition fee for its MBA program (over 20,000 per annum). The Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance (OUSA) originally proposed the idea of income contingent loans more than four years ago. The original OUSA proposition was to deal with present problems, not the future costs of higher Unfortunately, Lloyd education. Axworthy tainted and reworded the original OUSA recommendations in order to pass the income contingent loan program as his own outlook for the fLture. Axworthy suggests the following: Loan repayments are taken out

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THE

FEDERATION

OF STUDENTS

FKESPONSE TO FEDEFtAL POLICY REFORMS

Addressed Written

to: University by:

of Waterloo

Stephen Codrington Adam Lee (Academic

retirement. Important information was generated by a sub-committee formed to recognize and deal with the issue of federal cutbacks. As a result of this think tank session, the following actions will be undertaken by the federation on behalf of the students attending our university:

SOCIAL

Deans

(President: Researcher)

Federation

of Students)

I would like to take this opportunity to express my delight with the positive the Federation’s campaign against the new Social Policy Reforms.

reception

I received

towards

As you are well aware, Mr. Axworthy’s proposed cuts will affect both students and faculty members alike. If we arc able to voice our concerns against the proposed cuts as soon as possible, we can generate positive solutions that can be presented to our provincial parliament for recommendation to the federal government. Since you expressed a positive reaction assistance in the following areas:

to my information

campaign,

I would

like to ask for your

A. Encourage the professors in your departments to read the following information on the Social Policy Reforms. By generating classroom discussion over the proposed cuts, both the students and professors will become more informed with the issues at hand. Students will also feel that they are not the only victims of the proposed legislation. B. Another effective approach to stress the Social Policy Reforms would entail classroom visits by both Federation representatives and faculty Deans. An effective information session can be generated in less than five minutes, allowing both the faculty and students to work as a team in fighting the tuition increase. -Cooperation by professors effective and enjoyable.

at the beginning

of each class would

make our class visits

C. Please anticipate our phone calls as we would like to remain informed you of our actions and responses to the new Social Policy Reforms.

all the more

and we will be informing

* ** As a point of interest, we have enlisted the support of our resident satirist/cartoonist Jack Leftcourt, to design our protest postcard. Perhaps Mr. Axeworthy will be able to chuckle at our expense! Sincerely,

Stephen

of graduates salaries after their education is complete. Axworthy suggests that repayable loans match the graduate’s ability to repay, depending on income. Graduates would repay the loans as they develop the financial means to do so. One example of the income contingent plan is deductions from pay - - cheques each month until loan is repaid. Both Australia and New Zealand adhere to this principle and both countries report a high success rate. Although OUSA supports income-contingent loan repayments as a possible support system against increasing tuition fees, it is adamantly against the termination of federal cash trans-

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fers. Yet another of Lloyd’s ideas: Axworthy suggests the development of educational RRSPs that students contribute into in order to

I cannot stress to you how important the impact of social policy reform is, as undergraduates in Canada fund university costs. Axworthy recommends allowing RRSPs to be used to finance education in the same way that they

finance home purchases. Axworthy was unclear, however, whether RRSP access would be limited to studies by RRSP holders or their family members. Although on the surface, the RRSPs look like an ideal solution, they are far from one. Current financial statistics imply little if any Ontario pension plan for generation X, The ramifications of the pension plan entail investment in RRSPs for retirement. Now, combine educational RRSPs for tuitition and RRSPs for retirement, and you will s00n rmic~ that not only will students be carrying the greatest financial burden for their education, they will be faced with little money to invest in their

1. A protest rally has been organized for October 28, 1994 @ 9130 am; bus will leave campus ccntre at 9:OO for our Member ofparliament, Andrew Telegdi’s office on King St., WaterlooThe rally is for all UW students who wish to voice their concerns about the social policy reforms. Come and let your views be heard. 2. A “Campus Hall” is being organized as another outlet for you, the students to meet both local and provincial MPs and MPPs as well as your Federation president and Vice Presidents. This forum will generate enough student voices to create a message for change in the provincial and federal governments in regards to university cuts. 3. A post card campaign is being created in order to allow students to easily submit their feelings towards the discussed tuition increases. Students are encouraged to take the time to fill out the questionnaire and comment on your feelings towards the proposed cuts. Mail to Ottawa is free so everyone has access. 4. OUSA is lobbying on behalf of its members to generate positive solutions that will be recommended for submission to the provincial government. OUSA’s lobby groups offer a strong voice for our university’s concerns so please take the time to read any information that concerns the social policy reform. 5. A budget fact sheet will be circulated throughout the campus to keep you informed as to what is going on in Ottawa and at the Federation. Please take the time to read these sheets and recycle them by passing them along or putting them in the recycling box. I cannot stress to you how important the impact of social policy reform is as undergraduates in Canada. Please acquaint yourself with the information provided and encourage your fellow students, faculty members, alumni and staff to show their support in any way that they

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- Thomas

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n this issue, we have the tenth letter regarding the “The Parking Lot is Full” comic. Over the last three issues, the comic has raised various comments regarding journalistic responsibility. Surprisingly, the letters came out almost equal on the issue of whether or not the comic should have been printed. I am glad that some discussion has taken place, but in the end, it all seems a little excessive for a simple comic, On the other hand, last week’s feature article, which was also the cover story, has received NO letters to the editor this week. I find this somewhat disturbing. The feature outlined, with a fairly detailed description, the fact that HIV has never been out and out proven to cuuse AIDS. In that feature, Craig and I essentially call Health and Safety, along with every major newspaper and television station one of two things: idiots or liars. Either they report that HIV causes AIDS without investigating it far enough, or they actually know that it has never been proven to cause AIDS. In the first case they are idiots (or at the very least, derelict in their duty to their readership/viewing public) and in the second case, liars. This didn’t really come as much of a surprise, since I had much the same experience with my Michael Coren interview. In that interview, Coren, easily one of Canada’s premiere satirists and biographers, slammed various feminists and some Toronto columnists. When I say slammed, I mean literally called for their heads. Again, no reaction came from the University community. While I fmd this frustrating to no end, I am not so pompous as to be angered that the University community is not reading my material. However, I fmd the fact that more attention is paid to a cartuon than a major investigative piece somewhat annoying. This leads me to one of two cunclusions: either the University population is comprised of mostly illiterate fools, or. , . Or what? What would be the other reason? People simply aren’t interested in AIDS? This is definitely one possibility. The feature was timed so it would appear in the issue of Imprint following AIDS week, and it is possible that people were tired of reading about AIDS. But the only conclusion to draw here is that people would eventually get tired of anything. Their attention spans have been shortened by television and the pace of life in the late twentieth century to such a degree that if I announced tomorrow that there never was a moon landing, people wouldn’t really care. What to do, what to do? Perhaps I will reprint the article once again, only this time, commission the Parking Lot is Full artists to draw a cartoon of an AIDS patient, lesions and all. Or perhaps I could use a large headline reading SEX and then a smaller headline reading “now that I’ve got your attention. . .” I’m really at a loss as to how to generate the response that indicates I’m reaching the university population. However,

in every

major

people write in about things them, not things they enjoy. SO blowing this out of proportion. Then again, maybe

not.

newspaper,

that anger maybe I’m

MediatedThoughts: The Cult of Gem X I

t’s really no wonder so many people in their early twenties hate the name Generation X. The tag doesn’t even apply to them, for one thing. As terminology, it first appeared in a 1964 story written by Charles Hamblett and Jane Deverson about the fight between Mods and Rockers at the seashore resort town of Clacton, England on the Easter Bank holiday. For an illustration, check out the movie of the Who’s Quadruphenia, released in 1979, when someone now twenty-one was only six years old. The awkward appellation was also in use during the first reign of punk in the late ‘70’s, when Billy Idol got a hold of it for his then new band. This should scare off anybody; look what happened to him, a pathetic junkie trying to make up for the lost time of another pathetic junkie and drunk, Jim Morrison. Way to go Billy, proof that the California sun and smog shrink your brain to minuscule proportions. If Mr. Idol ever gets out of detox, maybe he can play with ail the other has-been losers at Lulu’s. I can’t say that I blame anyone who hates the G-phrase. Maybe Vancouver writer Douglas Coupland should take part of the saint blame. It was his 1991 book that brought the phrase out of hibernation to haunt us all, keeping us awake all night, swearing we’d never use the phrase in publit. For a story that is supposed to signify the 90’s it looks suspiciously like the 80’s to anyone not on the fast track. Change locales from Palm Springs to Banff or Whistler for

a Canadian perspective. It really isn’t that different. Never underestimate one pertinent fact of the story, never trust anyone under thirty who permanently lives in a resort town.

Casey

of msem.

Peter Pan isn’t just a myth

isn’t only Michael

Jackson’s

and

Neverland

ranch.

Once large institutions like beer companies and their advertising agency henchman latch onto a perceived trend, you can count it dead. Maybe you’ve seen the Molson Canadian spot with Joel the SlackerO, the one who

rolls his eyes a lot and can’t wait for the commercial to finish so he can quaff his brew and like party with bodacious babes, dude. I am comforted to know that this alienated youth represents one of Canada’s leaders of tomorrow. A more realistic portrayaI of the plaid and flannel lifestyle can be found in Richard Linklater’s 1991 independently produced film SEacker. The film’s thesis, “Withdrawal in disgust is not the same as apathy,” is mumbled by X-er icon Michael Stipe, in REM’s “What’s the Frequency Kenneth.” The film is a study of the intersecting lives of young adults who missed or declined admission to the gravy train of the greedy eighties. The conspiracy theorists, pot-heads and the owner of Madonna’s pap smear are all distinctly creatures of the decade morality forgot. Linklater’s sophomore effort&&& and Confused is an update of 1973’s American Gra$&i, this time chronicling the last day of school in 1976. The 14 year old entering high school that year would now be 32, about the same age as the film’s creator. This is almost the same age (3 1)as Quentin Crarantino, the punk auteur behind Pulp Fiction and Reservoir Dogs, current favourites of the goatee and Dot’s

set.

Visual references from the 70’s abound in both of these films, from the references to Kung-Fu to the way cool afro on Samuel L. continued

on page 20


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Nice guy hard to believe To the Editor, While I was walking home the other day, some guy handed me a bouquet as he rode past me on his bike, Getting flowers was the most wonderful thing that happened to me all week and 1 was hoping you could print this as an open letter to the stranger who gave me flowers. I never believed anything like that could actually happen. Thank you. Tanya

Darisi

Croatians okay, bigots not okay To the Editur, If I cried racism across campus most of you would assume that I am a minority. The facts are that I am a white, Christian female who was born in this country, The only difference between me and most of you is that my parents were born in Croatia, My mother is proud of her Croatian heritage and

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Tuition:

e all know what’s coming, and coming soon: massive tuition hikes. Understandably, this is of great concern to students, and has caused much uproar. Unfortunately, there is an excessive amount hysteria and bickering surrounding tuition increases, so one must take a step back and examine what the truly important issues are. A Canadian university degree is currently one of the cheapest deals in the world. The tuition cost is negligible compared to a university education in many other countries, and to the titure earnings that one can provide. Graduated and soon-to-be graduating students have been very fortunate to pay SOlittle for so much. However, the harsh reality of the Canadian governments’ fiscal mess can no longer be ignored. Government university funding has been and will continue to decrease; tuition fees will continue to increase. This is an unavoidable fact. However, contrary to the hysterical claims of student special-interest groups, tuition increases will not “seriously damage the post-secondary education system in Canada.” Rather than bemoan a grim future ofincreased fees, student groups should be working with the government to devise a new system to replace the disappearing status quo. Nothing these groups can do will stop or even slow the decrease in government tiding. Although tuition will necessarily rise, it is absoltctely critical that access to a university education increases rather than decreases.

The latter argument

thus she has hung a small version of the Croatian flag from the rearview mirror of our car. On Thursday October 13 someone happened to notice this object in my car, that I parked in Lot C on Campus. They were obviously displeased with seeing this symbol of pride for my family so visibly exposed. They decided to display their displeasure by sticking two notes on my car. The first piece of paper they stuck on the driver side window and thus I saw it first. It proclaimed “KRV-RAT%.A? You’re in Canada looser; take the Nazi flag off! Never Again!” For those of you who do not understand, the first word is the spelling of Croatia misprinted so that it reads “blood” and “war.” The second sticker was of a no smoking symbol and was placed on the opening of my gas tank with the words “NEVER AGAIN!” and “NO USTASHI!” written on it. Again Ustashi is a word that many of you probably don’t know and arises out of past history. It was the term that people gave Croatians who rebelled against communism and sought democracy in World War II. Just because I am Croatian does not mean that T have a hatred to Serbiansoranyoneofanotherbackground. If I was German would you make the assumption that I must be racist to Jewish people as a result of W.W. II? The problems that are happening over seas in the former Yugoslavia are there -not here. Serbians are killing Croatians and Croatians are killing Serbians. It is a war and no one will come out the winner. I could claim that I have a right to be racist because my family back

is

based simply on the fact that reducing access to university will greatly harm our titure society through increased unemployment and decreased growth due to lack of skilled labour. Tomorrow’s economy will de-

pendon

individuals with college and university degrees: those who Iackthem will be unemployed, save for the few who manage to find career jobs at Taco Bell or Zehrs. All jobs that don’t require will be replaced by machines. The bank teller of today will be replaced by the ATM designers and service people of tomorrow. Consequently one can draw a direct connection between the enrolment at colleges and universities now with the employment rate years down the road. Access to post-secondary education can be provided with an improved student loans program, which must guarantee money to any student accepted to an institution. Loans cannot be based on other factors, such as sex, race, or the relative wealth of one’s parents: access must be completely equal. To do otherwise would put groups at a disadvantage and alter the demographics of the f&ure labour force. Obviously special cases which affect the costs of living, such as disabilities, would be taken into account. Most opponents of the “increased loans” solution to the tuition problem claim that one cannot expect students to suffer “lifelong debt” for their education. However, students can afford to go into debt, or further into debt than they do currently, for the purpose of attaining a degree. Such debts are hardly “lifelong.” When one considers the tremendous earnings potential that a post-secondary degree offers, one not only realizes that paying a debt won’t be a tremendous problem, but that perhaps the student shodd face more financial burden that he currently does. Since when is an Actuarial Science or Engineering graduate unable to afford loan repayment? Currently they t&e their governmerit-funded education and make them-

home is being tortured, killed, raped, and losing everything they had before the war started; but then you could tell me that the same is happening to your family on the other side. Yes. We are in Canada my friend and thus I have the right to display my flag without getting harassed by you! If I had hung an Italian flag up, would you have still called me a Nazi? Who does the real Nazi appear to be here? Who is making threats to who? I will continue to be proud of my heritage and so should you --just don’t hurt others in the process. Incidents like this do not cause the flag to come down but only to fly higher. So, to the bigot who vandalized my car: thank you for reminding me that racism still exists, and that even at a University, where individuals are supposed to be open minded and intelligent, a few of you losers still get in. Name

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because

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by request

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To the Editor, Regarding your cartoon, “The Parking Lot is Full” (Sept. 23), and the subsequent feedback and flak you took for it. I am surprised that in a University community, people are so unwilling to have a diversity of views expressed. Surely the way to eradicate hurtful ideas and behaviours from our society is not

Good selves wealthy with it. Graduates can afford to pay off increased debts; they merely don’twant to. It may mean buying a new car five rather than three years after graduation. It does not mean a lifetime of debt and poverty. income contingent loan repayment insures that one will not suffer real hardship but rather merely a ternporary reduction in luxuries. The immediate student reaction to tuition hikes is Hell No! I personally don’t relish the thought of spending more money. However, one must examine the situation rationally, and observe: tuition must rise, access must be maintained for the sake of our Future economy, and tuition debts do not spell the end of the world. Increased debt load for education should not be seen as a new, cruel hardship, but rather as the end to a long, unsustainable free ride that previous graduates enjoyed. Some believe that professionals are rendering a benefit to society, by paying taxes on their income and generally improving the quality of life with their services, and that therefore society should subsidize their education. However, I would argue that professionals pursue their degrees for their personal benefit and wealth rather than society’s, Furthermore, if somebody truly wishes to be a doctor, lawyer, or accountant to benefit society, surely they wouldn’t object to forgoing some luxuries to be less of a drain on public spending. One can be optimistic about tuition increases, if they are to be implemented correctly, If students contribute more of the university’s budget, theoretically the school will be more accountable to us. We are the university’s clients and as such should play a more active role in its administrative affairs and decision-making. When students

to stifle them so they go underground, but to let them be expressed and debated openly, so that facts may be presented. Having said that, I don’t even think the so called “harmful” cartoon is so terrible. Nowhere do I see any depiction of a woman in any way persecuted in the cartoon. Therefore, I think it rather presumptuous for everyone to assume the cartoon is advocating violence against women. Also, the cartoon clearly mocks the man’s ignorance. One letter printed in your paper suggested that things which display ig-

for

norance or naivietC should not appear in a campus paper (or any paper for that matter?). However, if those attitudes are present, they are merely a reflection of the campus population, and it is unlikely that censorship would be effective in destroying them. As an editor of another campus paper, I certainly do not share the view of Matt Wood and I do not believe a printed apology was necessary. Juliet Williams, Editor-in-ChieJ The University of Alberta

Gateway,

the soul

are unsatisfied with a service that the university provides, we can say “we are your customers and we demand that you satisfactorily meet our desires.” Perhaps tuition increases spell a dramatic shift in the role universities will play in the future. Rather than as

autonomous, government-funded units which teach students out of necessity, they will become learningcentres; businesses which sell a service, education, to discriminating and paying customers. - Stephen Younge

by Jeff COUC~U% Pete Nesbitt, and Pat Spacek

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degree the paper also spells out some of COU’s ideas about what an Ontario-based ICLR should look like. The paper’s recommendations are:

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everal centuries ago, children could be sold into slavery for their parent’s debt, and others who couldn’t pay off their loans went to prison. In our more enlightened time, students who can’t pay their debts default, and either are hounded by the government or go bankrupt. The solution to student debts? Income contingent loan repayment plans (ICLRs), according to a number of governments and student organisations. With the current system student debts are paid back on a fixed scale at a fixed rate: a normal bank loan. ICLRs change that to vary payments according to the student’s ability to pay. And the variations on ICLRs are huge. ICLRs do not affect the amount of student debts. They can, however, make those debts more manageable. Neither the provincial nor federal government claims to have a specific ICLR plan yet. Both are looking at “models” to determine the feasibility of different options. The models are simulations that take into account a host of possible variables, given some base data to manipulate. But what options are out there? A symposium on ICLRs held in Toronto last month was marked by the absence of specific proposals for a workable loan scheme in either Ontario or Canada. However, amid the heavy rhetoric -- ICLRs are a very contentious issue -- lay a number of concrete examples of how ICLRs (or variations) are envisioned and actually implemented around the world. There are several ICLR plans in existence: Australia, New Zealand, and the United States all have national plans which vary greatly. Even the student loan plan in New Brunswick is a form of ICLR. In addition to existing plans, several organisations, most notably the Council of Ontario Universities (COU), have developed “working papers” that detail how an ICLR might work. This article isnotabout the pros andcons of ICLRs, nor about the correlation between tuition and student funds. There are numerous strong arguments against specific ICLR options, There are also good indications that government attempts to improve student aid systems prepare the way for increases in tuition. And a large number of groups are dedicated to fighting ICLRs based on the assumption that ICLRs set the groundwork for future tuition hikes. There is no direct relationship between the concepts behind ICLRs and tuition increases. The link, however, between proICLR arguments and sentiments of making students pay more for their education is real, though not necessarily binding. Below are some details of existing ICLR models and plans, and the options being considered; debate is urgently needed about the merits and problems of each plan. They are not presented in any particular order, and this is not a comprehensive list (England and Sweden, for example, are left out). This article does not present any “alternative” student foan programs, either, another important aspect of the issue. Unless students are aware o f the issues and possible variations, student input to the decision-making process will be minimal at best.

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The COU: The Stager Model While not a definite set of ICLR parameters, the Council of Ontario Universities’ March, I992 report Contingent Repayment Student Assistance Pluns detailed many of the issues that an ICLR plan would involve. It also outlined the (in)famous “Stager Model.” The model was developed by Dr. David Stager, an economist at the University of Toronto to make projections about the impact of possible ICLR variations. To a

0 That ICLRs should shift the costs of university education from preceding generations to the current ones who benefit directly From the education. 0 That ICLRs are run by a non-profit, government sponsored agency, not a bank. It can work either as a provincial or federal plan. [7 It is “essential” that ICLRs do not involve a means test, and that loans cover any and all student costs. 0 ICLRs should be the only government loan system. Cl The “forgiveness” term should be betwem 25 and 30 years after graduation.

Cl There should be a minimum income level before repayment is required. The default value in the model was $2 1,402 -- the median income in 1990 dollars for all Ontario residents in 1989. The model allowed for this to be set at any amount equal or greater than zero. 0 Loans are tied to families, so their combined income should be considered. 0 Interest on the student’s loan should be at least that charged to the government for the money fronted, Each loan could optionally have its own rates negotiated. The paper does not discuss maximum loan amounts. Cl There should be a baserepayment amount, and must vary according to the student’s income levels. 0 Repayment should be through federal income taxes.The government would raise the money and lend directly to students, assuming the risk.

The basics There are an infinite number of variations on ICLRs, and two ICLR plans can be vastly different Tom each other. Yet there is a basic “theme” that virtually all ICLRs have in common: The terms uf repayment must vary in some way, depending on the student’s income levels after graduation.

That’s it. An almost infinite number of other issues must be resolved, however:

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The purpose of the ICLR, philosophically, This is perhaps the most important -- and most contentious -- aspect of ICLR debates. Should ICLRs help students with existing debts, or allow higher tuition? The COU, Globe and Mail, and other ICLR proponents want ICLRs to help shift university tiding from institution grants to student loans which must be paid back at some point. The OUSA, on the other hand, does not favour increases in tuition, only wanting ICLRs to help students with existing debts.

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What is the term of repayment? Should the debt be “forgiven” after some point? What point -- ten years, or thirty? Should a student be required to pay the debt, regardless of how long it takes?

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What should be the “threshold” level for repayment? Should students earning below poverty levels not have to pay, or should it be the median income level? What about students with families or disabilities? Should they ever have to pay loans back? What mitigating factors should be considered?

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Should the loan be tied to the individual, or to any future families? Whose income determines if the loan can or should be repaid? What if both spouses have student debts‘? What if the spouse with the debt does not work, and thus never has any income, ever? What interest rate, if any, should be charged? Should it be subsidized by the government, or set by the markets? Should interest start when a student first gets a loan, or after income reaches a certain level? If there is interest, should a limit be set on the total accumulated debt? At what level -- 150% of the amount, borrowed (principle)? 200%?

IBRS In the spring of 1993, New Brunswick revamped its student assistance programs, and formed a committee to consider repayment options. The committee rejected ICLRs, endorsing Income Based Rebates (IBRs). The main features of a future IBR system, according to the committee, should be: 0 It is to help with current and total student debt loads, not to allow students to carry higher debt loads. It. is aimed primarily at helping students deal with large amount of debt. Officially, New Brunswick is against increasing the amount of student debts, especially through tuition increases.

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Cl The New Brunswick Student Grant Program (a small pilot program) is run through the provincial government and private banks. To. work, the government believes that is must “harmonize” its program with the Canadian Student Loans program and the federal government in all aspects.

Should there be a means test? Should students simply get as much money as they ask for, or should they prove that they deserve everv dollar? Should there be a limit on the amoint that they can borrow?

What rate do studentspay their loans back at? Should it be SLbase amount a month, or a percentage of their taxable income? Should the payback rate vary according to income level, debt level, or both?

Cl Loans are contingent on a means test, and proof that the student is making “satisfactory and timely progress towards completion of a recognised credential.”

Who runs the ICLR? Some programs are run through private institutions (banks), and others by the govemnients involved. There are pros and cons to both. Is it to be a national program, or provincial?

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How is the loan paid back; private collection agency, a bank, personal income tax, or payroll deductions? Who guarantees the loans? Should the government assumethe debt ifthe loan is in default? Should it pay a “risk premium” and let a bank assume the risk?

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continued from previous page Cl Students are eligible for “rebates” against their loans. These rebates are direct payments by the government towards the remaining amount of the loans. To qualify, the student must be making attempts to pay, making a full payment must be “arduous,” and the student must have a minimum debt level. Repayment begins at graduation. 0 The loan is tied to individual, Income. Cl

The interest

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0 Students should pay their loans back a rate that varies according to their income levels. Cl Loans should be paid back to the lending institutions. The government should not assume the risk, and instead pay the lenders a “risk premium,” letting them assume it. This means that defaulted loans are a bank’s problem, not the government’s

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Whether best way

or not tuition rises, to pay it all off after

students just graduation?”

Cl Payment levels are determined by the low end of income brackets. Income levels above $27,749 pay at 2% ($555 a year); income levels above $3 1,532 pay at 3% ($946); income levels over $44,146 pay at 4% ($1766). This debt is cumulative with any AUSTUDY debt.

Australia: HECS One of the most talked about ICLRs in use is the Higher Education Contribution Scheme (HECS) in Australia. In 1989 the Australian government raised tuition from a nominal amount ($250 a person a year) to $2328 a year per person. To help students with this, HECS included an ICLR plan, possibly one of the first national programs in the world. Some key features: 0 The ICLR portion of HECS is designed to help students pay for an increased tuition level. Tuition has increased again since it was introduced, but not significantly (the major jump -- nearly 1000% --occurred in conjunction with the scheme). Tuition increases were conceived before ICLR was: ICLR was to help students with those increases. Cl It is run entirely by the national ment, with no bank involvement.

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Cl There is no means test for HECS, but it is only for tuition. Living expenses are covered by AUSTUDY, a grant program that requires a means test (not all students qualify for AUSTUDY). 0 It is a fixed plan, but students can pay their tuition up front and get a 25% discount. Cl The debt remains until it is paid off -there is no default or forgiveness. As long as some debt remains and income is above a specific level, payments are expected. Cl The threshold level for repayment is $27,748. The moment income levels exceed that amount, payment is required, so some students have to pay while still in school. 0 The loan is tied exclusively to the individual; a family’s combined income is not factored. If a student marries and never receives an income, they do not have to pay. 0 There is no interest rate, except inflation; the government subsidizes the loan, so theoretically the longer it takes to pay the debt the greater the advantage.

IJ Payment is to the government; income tax forms are used only for income infarmation, although this may change. The loans are floated by the government, who assumes the risk. As the loans are never forgiven, the only “defaults” are those who never make above the threshold income, or who die before paying off the entire debt.

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Cl Repayment is between and 15% of total income. If the monthly amount falls below $25, no repayment is required. Dependants and other mitigating factors can affect the minimum payment amount (e.g., single child dependant means no payment is required if the monthly payment would be less than $32). Students can apply for “financial hardship” relief for a period of 3 years, during which payments and interest are suspended. 13 The loan is a family debt; family is used to determine payments.

Just starting This September the US began its first ICLR program. After a large amount of preparation, the proposal was drafted and passed by Congress in an astonishing six months in the spring on 1993 as part of President Clinton’s education reforms. There are no figures yet on how successful it is (or will be), and the parameters for the first year may change in December. Some key features:

0 The interest rate is tied to market rates, up to a maximum value of 150% of the original loan amount (principle). The interest starts at graduation.

Cl Loans are collected through private collection agencies. Income tax is used to verify income levels, and may in the future be used to collect loans. The government assumes the risk on the loans.

0 Students apply for loans normally. ICLR only affects the repayment options, not the loan options. 0 ICLR is just one option. Students can also choose a 10 year fixed payment scheme, a graduated repayment scheme (increasing amounts due each year on a fixed scale), a long term extended loan plan, or conduct one-on-one loan negotiations. Students can change the form of their loan repayment at any point, and only 15-25% of students are expected to choose ICLR. 0 The repayment begins at graduation. Any unpaid loan balances are forgiven after 25 years.

is simply

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a There is a means test for the loans. Up to NZ$4000 is available for living expenses, along with $1000 for books and other course costs, and the full cost of tuition. If a student qualifies for an allowance (grant), the loan limits are adjusted accordingly. Cl It is the only government plan, but a number ofprivate banks offer special loans to students, including up to $1000 interest free. However, the government scheme has one of the lowest rates. 0 There is no forgiveness level. As long as some debt remains and income is over a certain level, repayment is expected. Cl The threshold level is $13,104. There are complaints that this is far too low a figure. Cl The loan is tied to the individual, family.

not a

Cl The interest rate is currently 7.2% a year, which is negotiated each year by the lending institutions. Interest starts upon graduation, or once the student’s income is over $13,104. 0 Repayment is 10% of all income over the threshold level ($13,104). For example, if you make $15,000 a year, you owe $189.60 -- 10% of the difference between $15,000 and $13,104. Cl The loan is paid to a private and guaranteed by the crown.

not

0 It is run through the federal government. By raising the money directly, the US has saved $4.3 billion over the past five years.

big question

income

Cl Repayment is a base amount of 4% of income, plus 0.2% for each $1000 borrowed, up to a maximum of 15% of yearly income. If that amount falls below $25 a month, no payment is required until conditions improve (although interest still accumulates). Payments at no time exceed the payments for a standard 12 year amortization table.

United States:

Cl It is a “budget neutral” measure, influencing government expenditures.

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New Zealand: Our future systtm? It is possible that the income-contingent loan repayment plan in New Zealand is one of the “best” models to look at in Canada. Both our provincial and federal governments are considering schemes that bear a stronger similarity to what is in New Zealand than what is in theUS or Australia. Like Australia’s HECS, New Zealand’s plan coincided with a dramatic increase in tuition: f!rom a token amount of NZ$200 to NZ$ 1000 per person per year (since increasing to a range of NZ$1500 to NZ$20,000

for some doctorate

programs).

Some key features: Cl ICLR was implemented jointly with tuition increases; tuition has since risen, but not dramatically.

One of the biggest hinderances in the debate about ICLRs is the lack of information. ICLRs could mean many things, including governments becoming more willing to raise tuition, lifetime debts, or more equitable loan repayment schemes. UW’s student government is pursuing ICLR through OUSA, our provincial student body. OUSA’s position on many of these issues will be availble in November. a special thanks to Brain Imrie and Ari Katz -


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Jackson. The casting of John Travolta as a grown up Vinnie Barbarino is brilliant, suggesting a whatever-happened-to sense ofpure 70’s nostalgia. The real clues of inspiration lie in the selection of music in Tarantino’s film’s. The most-gruesome scene in Dogs occurs to the strains of Stealer’s Wheel’s Stuck In The Middle with You, originally heard on Casey Kasem’s American Top 40 in 1973, probably the same year as the birthdate on Joel the Slacker’s0 driver’s licence. Pulp Fiction delves into the same era with the use of Kool & the Gang’s funk classic Jungle Bougie and Al Green’s supremely sensual Let’s Stay Together, both of which are used at crucial times in the development ofthe plot. These cultural references are meant to be viewed with a certain amount of affection, used to recreate the innocence of the pre and early adolescence experience of these works’ creators. People who have no working memory of the 70’s will laugh at the outrageousness of the decade taste forgot; those who grew up in it can only laugh at what was once considered cool. Much like kids laugh at pictures of their parents when they were young. Stipe sings “Irony is the shackles of youth.” Only someone in their 30’s could

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ofyouth come up with that line. In your twenties you are still too close to adolescence and childhood to be self-deprecating about your past. You are still in horror that you ever owned a LaCoste shirt now that you are on to your third tattoo and fifth body pierce. It’s just not cool. When everything about your past is nothing but a mocking joke it is hard to have a sense of where you come from. Of course some people spend a lot of energy trying to evade that very question, but after a while it must be asked. Coupland, Linklater, Tarantino and Stipe are not exactly kids

by Everett Horton special to Imprint This is just not the year for professional sports, is it? First, the baseball season is cancelled because of the players walking out. Now, there boks like there is no hockey season either this year. What’s this all about? Money, as if youdidn’t know I was gonna say that. It’s not that the spectators aren’t paying enough for it, nor are the players lacking financially. Hell, some of them make millions every year, and those who don’t make The Big Bucks get a fair bit. Nobody in this business lacks for anything, except for those who watch the sports. Well, maybe the unfortunate viewer does get something out of this situation. They have something to do a couple hours out of the week, that is when they’re not working. They can sit down and watch a few hours of grown men smacking each other with sticks, or hitting some small object around a field or ice rink. Or they could actually be there, right there on the edge of that rink or field, watching those same grown men beat on each other or on that small object. In the E-Z or stadium chair, relaxed, forgetting all about the world, beer in one hand, some food thing with enough grease and ketchup to give a cow the runs in the other, a person can forget the problems of their world, one with the roar of the fans. The screams of the masses take over, and the individual surrenders to the mood of the crowd. A Don Cherry yells out his predictions AND his contempt for this player or that one, the crowd taking it all in. Then there is the

I.. your twenties. . .you are ~$hsc~~~l yi a hurry to put still in horror that you everything behind them. The ever owned a LaCoste resonance their shirt now that you are on ~~~sts~f~$ your third tattoo andftfth 2:” zxzT enced their refbody pierce erences first hand, not ironitally as a smug joke, years after the fact. All in their early to mid-thirties, born at the end of the baby boom, these people, their peers and their audience of the same age are demographitally the true Generation X constituency. Definitely not Joel the Slacker0 of the beer commercials; he’s a good ten years premature. ._‘-

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“By (the Token of) time (through the ages). Verily, human is in a state of loss. Save those who believe and do righteous deeds, and exhort one another to truth and exhort one another to endurance.” - translation of the meaning of the Qur’anic verse [ 103: l-31

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game itself, a great pulsing energy building as the players take to the field, the tension rises, the game takes on a life of its own becoming an entity separate from the players, from the spectators, apart from the owners, the annoucners. The Don Cherry is insignificant in comparison to the game.

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has created: “There is nothing whatever like unto Him, and He is the All-Hearing and AllSeeing” [42: 111. He is All-Powertil, AllKnowing. “To Allah applies the highest similitude: for He is the Exalted in power, Full of Wisdom” [ 16601. He is not far-away and distant, nor is He an unapproachable ideal. He is All-Kind, All-Merciful, and All-Com-

It is a fact that humans are always searching for success, joy and comfort in their own way. From the time of Adam, the father of human kind, until today, this has been a crucial matter worthy of spending hours, days and even years to look for a satisfactorily conclusiveguideline of “what is success and what are the means to achieve it?“. No wonder believers throughout history of mankind had the clear answers to these questions delivered to them by their prophet of time, be it Adam, Noah, Abraham, Moses, Jesus, Mohammad or others peace be upon them (PBUT). All these prophets came with the same message (Truth) and answers to such serious questions as: 1)Who is our Creator? 2)What is our origin? 3)What is the purpose of our creation? 4)What is the end? Every person needs to relate to him/ herself for a few moments and question his/ her heart, mind and intellect whether s/he has sound answers or not and how to prove and support her/his answers based on a logical and rational approach, rather than blindly copying and repeating what other do and say. Answering l), the Qur’an speaks about

Answering 2), see “The Qur’an Speaks” of the last issue (Oct. 7). Answering 3), the Qur’an states that Allah has created humankind for a noble purpose: to worship Him and lead a virtuous life based on His teachings of guidance. Yet Allah has placed all that is in the earth as an ornament so that He may try us: which of us is best in conduct. A good deed in the sight of Allah must be done sincerely to please Him alone and according to His guidance. If one of those two conditions is missed, that deed will not be accepted by Allah. Answering 4), the Qur’an assures the coming of an endless life in either two places; heaven or hell fire. The explanation that the Qur’an gives about the necessity of life after death is what moral consciousness of human demands. If there is no life after death the very

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Sloppy play and mistakes the second half handed Laurier the win Saturday, and gave the their second heart-breaking loss in three weeks.

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by Waterloo’s and play York

In the seventh annual battle of Waterloo, the Warriors played brilliant football in the first 30 minutes, but fell apart in the second half, eventually losing 35- 16 to the Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks. This is the third week in a row that the Warriors have played disappointing football. Two weeks ago, Waterloo came back from a l3- point deficit athalf-time before loosing the game in the last two minutes to McMaster. Last week against Guelph the Warriors narrowly escaped with a 25-23 win after a frustrating fourth quarter. On Saturday, Waterloo played very tough against Laurier in the first half. When both teams left the field at half time, it was a close one point game with Waterloo down 14-13.

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However, from that point on everything seemed to fall apart for the Warriors. On a punt attempt near Waterloo’s end-zone, the ball was dropped and then fumbled. Laurierwas able to recover the ball, falling on it in the endzone and collecting seven points, and extending their lead to 21- 13.

Chris Cudmore (#HI). The Warriors tomorrow in Toronto at 2 p.m. Waterloo was hoping to regroup after Arek Biggos, who was named the M.V.P. of the game, connected on a 34 yard field goal to make it 2 1- 16. Laurier had other plans for the day, though, as they dominated the fourth quarter, scoring two touchdowns and adding a single point on a touchback. n . CLra-98-a... a.7 * , . 1 Coach -- 1urty” Knignt was unaerstandably disappointed with the team’s performance against Laurier. “It was a pretty close game for a while and then I don’t know, the bottom kinda fell out,” said Knight. “When we make mistakes it’s usually a big one. We’ve been making these mistakes all year. Z want to quit making the big mistakes.”

The loss to Laurier puts Waterloo in a must-win situation against the York Yeoman tomorrow if they are going to have a good shot at the playoffs this season. The team realizes they can’t take the York team for granted, despite the fateful O44 record they have amassed over the last couple of years. “It’s a must-win situation for us,” said slotback Gord Fawcett. “Just because it’s York doesn’t mean anything. We have got to go out and dominate, and then start worrying about the playoffs after that. We’ve got to go out with everything we got.” “York’s got that losing streak and they’re just dying to beat someL body,” said tillback Mike Mallot, who lead the team in rushing Saturday with 89 yards, 73 of which were in the first half. “We certainly don’t want to lose this game because it will put us in a bad situation for the playoffs.” lost Waterloo is now tied for third place in the OUAA with McMaster and Guelph. A win against York tomorrow would put the Warriors in a very good position for the playoffs. The biggest surprise for the Warriors on Saturday was fan support. Over 6,500 fans I t P me >I game. -Both* snowea up Tar A future KFC family meal-deal dinner mauls the Coach Knight and the entire Waterloo Warrior at Saturday’s football game, Warrior team were very happy passing Stan Chelmecki to become the allwith the support and hope that it will carry into time passing leader in yards with 3,702 in his the playoffs. five year career with the Warriors. Despite the loss, some key players had Gord Fawcett led the recieving core with good games. Corey Delaney picked off an56 yards on three receptions and one interother pass, adding to his league leading six ception. interceptions and all-time record of 16. The Warriors take on York at 2 p.m. Steve Bennet passed for 19 1 yards, sur-

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it could be a possible brake and definite sprained ligament damage. A decision will be made on Tuesday of next week if be will be able to play with a special cast. Mark Vaughan led the Warriors with two goals and two assets in the final.

Geoff Schneider, Sheldon Gilchrist, Jason Mervyn, Chris O’Sullivan, Dean Mac Donald and John Wynne collected the other goals for the Warriors. Centre Geoff Rawson was named the tournament M.V.P. and is this weeks athlete of the week, as the Warrior forward displayed professional calabre playmaking Mervyn and MacDonald also had incredible toumamnets scoring timely goals against several of the contenders. They were nameu to me all-star team. l

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The Warriors made it to the final game by defeating Laurier 9-3 in their first game and tying Ottawa in their second. The Warriors will travel to Western Michigan and Notre Dame this weekend for tournaments. The Warriors will begin their K&CU season next weekend with two home games. On Friday October 28 they will face the Western Mustangs. On Sunday October 30 the Windsor . a Lancers come to town.


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23

Rugby Warriors one win from perfect season after going 6-O versus U 0fT By Mark imprint

Morrison Sports +; <g4‘:‘5, c :,’

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loo, as the Blues were held sc&&

i

:i:

safely in the hands of Waterloo and out of reach for the Blues. Wingers Jeff Naylor and John Craig counted the sedond half tries for the Warriors, with Steve Goodacre connecting on four of five convert attempts for the day. The win also moves the JV Warriors to a perfect 6-0, clinching

penalty from 25 metres The Rugby version of our War-

riors, both varsity and junior varsity, improved their records to 6-O

vi

C b

n’?&$!&lent individual effort &,<:.&derson only seven @@i; .prg&ced the f&t

ties. This leaves the Warriors one win short of a perfect season. The quest to go 7-O is ntiti the business

their respective

league.

That will

take them to the OUAA JV final November 5. / Like the varsity team, the junior varsity team will likely face Queen’s i&&%&st ...x.: .‘::.“>..; round of post

Seasonplay~~~i~~‘~ .:‘.t, ...+.‘I

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The p~~3iow is to have an unprecedented 7-O record, and to carry that Momentum into the post season.

<’

,

before the half, brought them to within

seven points

at 13-6.

JKNJRS; Monday

the first 20 minuets to putWaterloo up 14-o.

& Tuesday

9-6 ; Wednesday

Both teams are healthy and hungry and looking forward to double OUAA championships to be held with Waterloo playing Queens in the semi-finals.

to Friday 9-9 ; Saturday

9-5

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Do you have a sports big beef? If so, feel~~f~e,elto~,drOp..by .. .’ the Imprint.ofEce (icC 14O)“with a column. Makd a couple of.pages, _. so that your ideas are expressed to theirzfullest.: It’s your:, .‘. . newspaper, so use it to present your vieWs! x1’ ” ._.. 1

Athena hockey splits pair against York and Q ueeds By Mark

Morrison

Imprint sports The Athena field hockey squadtheir record to eight and five, I after a win and a loss at Lamport stadium in Toronto last weekend.

Waterloo faced CIAU number two ranked York, in their first match of the day. The women from York proved to be 1

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too much for Waterloo, and took the game 1-O. York is reputed to have one of the most explosive and potent attacking games in the country. Prepared for this, the Athenas played a strong defensive style contest, turning the York offence away time and time again. A strong game by goalkeeper Yolanda Lewczuk, accented by some outstanding on a second half saves -- particulary barrage -- kept the game close throughout. The shutout was not to be, asone York shot found its mark, counting the difference in

the final tally.

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The second contest of the day saw the Athenas take on the women from Queen’s, in a must win game for the Golden Gales. Queen’s

has their sights set on catching Guelph for fourth place, and an improved seeding at the upcoming championships. A good, spirited game resulted, one that was a pleasure to watch. The two evenly matched teams played to O-Othrough the first half. The scoreless bout continued until fifth year veteran Leanne Dietrich tipped the scales in Waterloo’s favour, with a goal off of a penalty stroke. That was all the Athenas needed to finish on the winning end of the f -0 decision. The weekend’s results will likely allow the Athenas to maintain their rank of eighth in the nation, and keeps them two points ahead of fourth place Guelph, York, and Toronto maintained first and second place respectively after Saturdays results, with Guelph and Queen’s rounding out

the top five. Waterloo will take on Queen’s and seventh place McGill this Sunday back in Toronto in their quest to beat Uoff, and they hope to go into the OWIAA finals on a winning note.

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Athletes

of the Week Anna

Hoogendoorn

- Athena

Soccer

Anna is a fourth year Science student and Co-captain of the team. From her center striker position, Anna consistently wins and distributes the ball. Last week Anna scored two goals in a 3-O win over Windsor, one form a penalty shot, the other from 16 yards out. Anna continued to contribute in the Athenas second game of the week against the Laurier Golden Hawks. Waterloo won their second game of the week 2-0, with one of Anna’s comer kicks resulting in the first score of the game. The Athenas will host McMaster in their final game of the season on

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U!AA OWIAA SOCCER RESULTS Oct. 12: Guelph Waterloo Western Queen’s Qttawa Toronto Oct. 15: McMaster Waterloo Windsor Ryerson Oct. 16: Brock Laurier McMaster York Toronto Queen’s

2

McMaster Windsor Brock Trent Carleton York

1 0

i 5 3 1 0 2 1 2

Brock Laurier Guelph Trent

0 0 1 1

1 1 2 4 2 4

Windsor Guelph Western Ottawa Carleton Ryerson

0 1

Queen’s Oct. 16: McMaster Toron to McMaster Toron to McMaster McMaster

: 1 1

OWIAA SOCCER STANDINGS L

T

2

1

F 26

0 3 3 5 7 7

5 3 3 2 1 3

15 12 13 6 7

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GP W 10 7 11 6 9 5 10 5

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2 3 2

2 2

6 7

1 I

2

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15

11 13 13 11 19 8 16 5 21 5

F Ah 26 11 15 28 8 14 17 10 13 15 9 12 7 20 5

21

6

26

1

Carleton

0

1

Toron to

0

1 I

Queen’s Trrnt Queen’s Trent

0 0 0 0

4

5 1

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7

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GP W

0 0 0

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0 0

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23 15 x7

3 2 2 0

17 12 21 7

12 10 8 6 5

12

5

12

3

12 14

2 10 1 13

F

0 0

Team Queen’s Ottawa Western Toronto Guelph York McMas ter Ryerson Waterloo

APa 1 3

6

This Football

Rugby Warriors

0

2

7

pts 47 45 36 24 19 12 2

STANDlNGS

Wk I 21 19 17 9‘ 9 7 7 4 4

Oct. 19: Ryerson Carleton Oct. 22: Brock Guelph Lauricr Ryerson York Ottawa Oct. 23: Waterloo Guelph Western Tren t Toron to York

2

Pts 17 17 13 12 11 9 7

2 2

N/A 4 2

12:OOp.m. p.m. p.m. 6:30 p.m.

2:00 4:30

vs McGill vs Carleton vs Queen’s vs Western vs McGill vs Western

9:00 a.m. lo:30 a.m. 12:OO p.m.

vs Western vs Queen’s vs McGill vs Western vs Waterloo

9:00 a.m. lo:30 a.m. 12:00p.m. 130 p.m. 3:OO p.m.

1:30 p.m. 300 p.m. 4:30 p.m.

at al

York Trent

4:00 p+m. 7:c)O p.m.

at at at at at at

Waterloo Western Windsor Toronto Trent Carleton

1:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. 1:OOp.m. 1:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m.

at at at at at at

McMaster Brock Laurier Ottawa Queen’s Carleton

12:OOp.m. 1:00 p.m3:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. 1:00 p.m. 3:00 p.m.

TENNlS OWIAA Team Championships at York (hosted by Toronto) Oct. 21: York vs McMaster 1O:OOa.m. Queen’s vs Western 6~30p.m. Oct. 22: Bronze 8:30 a.m. Gold 11:30 a.m.

7

6 6 6

in Waterloo

at York Yeomen, at Laurier,

Sports

Sat., Oct. 22, 2 p.m.

Sat., Oct. 22, 1 p.m.

Soccer vs. Brock, Sat., Oct. 22, Columbia Field Athenas at 1 p.m., Warriors at 3 p.m., @ McMaster, Sun. Oct. 23 Field hockey Athenas at Lamport IO:30 a.m., vs McGill, 3:OO p.m.

Sun., Oct. 23: vs Queen’s, CIAU 8th~ranked Mustang

cross country Open,

Sat.,

Warriors Oct.

15,

and Athenas UWO

Athena basketball, Alumni Game Sun., Oct. 23, 1 p.m., PAC Main Gym

49 24

Guelph McMaster Laurentian Brock

27 16 7 15

Queen’s

1 2 6 8 1 2

Laurier Western Trent Windsor Toronto Ryerson

Oct. 19: Carleton

at

Trent

Carleton

GP W 6 6 6 5

L 0 1

6

3

3

6 6 6 6 6

3 3 2 2 0

3 3 4 4 6

T 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

F 246 215 120 128 124 110 99 74

0 0 0 2 1 1

OUAA

APts 79 12 IO2 10 136 6 160 6 192 6 139 4 129 4 179 0

CIAU FOOTBALL TOP TEN

0

vs Trent vs Carleton vs Toronto vs Trent

Windsor Waterloo Toronto York

35

Team Western Laurier Waterlw Guelph McMas ter Windsor Toronto York

Mixed 1 3 1

0

Week

Warriors

17 2 6

Wk4 9 9 16 0 10 1 0

SOCCER

15 12 12 6 4

3 38 2 70

Western

12 16 11 0

16 7 2 7 2 11 0

FlELD HOCKEY

OWIAA TENNIS RESULTS Oct. 15: Queen’s

7

29

Laurentian Waterloo York Laurier RMC Brock Ryerson

Ckt.16:

OUAA FOOTBALL STANDlNGS

24 20

9 13 22 33

School Toronto Toronto Western York York Toronto Toronto York Toronto Waterloo York

ii 0 1 1

THlS WEEK IN THE OWlAA

OWlAA FIELD HOCKEY SCORING LEADERS Player Wendy Johnstone Dana Anderson Julie Greenwood Tammy Holt Rachel Carpenter Darlene Collins Becky Moore Trish Bell Alex Brooks-Hill Rachelle Brohman Kathy Ebter

15

BADMINTON

act. 21: At Lamport: York York Carleton, Queen’s Oct. 22: At Lamport: York Gurlph York Carleton Guelph Queen’s Oct. 23: At Lamport: Toronto Waterloo Toronto Guelph McGill

L

12 12 112 12 12

WkIWkZWk3

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OWMA FIELD HOCKEY STANDINGS Team York Toronto Waterloo Guelph Queen’s Western McGill Carleton Trent

OUAA FOOTBALL RESULTS Oct. 15: Guelph Laurier Western McMaster

5

8 23

FIELD HOCKEY RESULTS

Oct. 12. Trtbnt oc:. 14: York Oct. 15: Guelph Western Toron to Guelph Oct. 16: York York Waterloo

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5

Team Queen’s York McMaster Western Waterloo Toron to Laurier

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Western

6

OWMA TENNlS STANDINGS

i

West Wcs tern Guelph McMasler L,aurier Brock wa ter loo M’indsur

3

1. 3. 4. 2. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

(OUAA teams capitalized, previous ranking in parentheses) WESTERN MUSTANGS (I) LAURIER GOLDEN I IAWKS (3) Saskatchewan Huskies (4) Calgary Dinosaurs (2) Ottawa Gee Gees (5) Concordia Stingers (6) St. Mary’s Huskies (7) Acadia Axemen (8) Alberta Golden Bears (9) McGill Redmen (NR)

OUAA SOCCER STANDlNGS West McMaster bock Cuelph Western Laurier Waterloo Windsor

GP W L 11 9 1 10 7 1 10 7 3 10 5 3 10 3 6 10 1 9 11 1 10

T 1 2 0 2 1 0 0

F APts 29 9 19 25 11 16 17 9 14 22 16 12

East Laurentian Toronto Queen’s Ryerson Carleton York Tren t

GP W 10 8 IO 6 11 6 11 4 9 2 10 2 9 1

T 1 3 2 3 2 1 0

F 31 23 18 14 7 9

CIAU

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. *

OUAA FOOTBALL LEADERS Rushing Rrade/UWO Richer/ UT Malott/UW Wiggan /UG Moore/Win.

Yds Avg Td F LR 108 765 7.1 7 1 62 94 622 6.6 4 3 50 84 558 6.6 5 1 42 52 366 7.0 2 - 103 53 365 6.9 5 1 65

NO.

R4XeivifIg No. I’taszek/WLU 41 Reid /UG 37 Morreale/Mac 33 BaLson/YU 25 McConnell/UW021 Passing Kubas/WLU Apostolo/YU Kennedy/Mac Goldie/UWO BennetlLJW

Ydr Avg Td L 742 18.1 ll 57 641 17.3 6 82 636 19.3 6 88 575 23.0 2 63 472 22.5 6 67

AC Y 209 110 1815 203 96 1470 175 95 1445 122 81 1371 142

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9.

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SOCCER

TOP

9 12

20 18

4

2

Ah 10 6 14 16 12 24 24

L 60 63 94 67

RESULTS

I at Guelph: PCS 15 10 9 2

CIAU CROSS COUNTRY TOP TEN

2

TEN

,

(OUAA teams capitalized) 1. WiNDSOR LANCERS (1) 2. Victoria Vikings (6) 3. WESTERN MUSTANGS (2) 4. McGill Redmen (3) 5. Manitoba Bisons (4) 6. UBC Thunderbirds (8) 7. Dalhousie Tigers (9) Ej._ WATERLOO WARRIORS (5) 9.{ ~“ORONTO VARSITY BLUES (7) 10. UNB Red Shirts (NR)

THIS

OUAA RUGBY RESULTS Oct.

West Sectional Oct. I5 & 16: Team Western Waterloo McMaster Guelph

17 15 14 11 6 5

(OUAA teams capitalized, previous ranking in parentheses) UBC Thunderbirds (1) LAURENTIAN VOYAGEURS (3) Alberta Golden Bears (5) MCMASTER MARAUDERS (8) Sherbrooke Vert et Or (6) St. Francis Xavier X-Men (9) TORONTO BLUES (4) St. Mary’s Huskies (7) BROCK BADGERS (2) Dalhousie Tigers (10)

BADMINTON

East Scalonal I at Toronto: Oct. IS & 16: Team ?ts Toronto 24 Ottawa 20 Queen’s 12 York 12 Ryerson 4

7 2

6 37

26.5 22.5 12.0 8.5 8.5 8.0 2.0

Oct.22:

WEEK

IN

THE OUAA

CROSS COUNTRY

Mustang Open

14:

Brock Oct. 15: Guelph McMaster RMC Waterloo Queen’s

14

Laurier

3

16 17 43 42 20

Western Carleton Tren t Toronto York

16 0 0 6 9

3:oo p.m.

fOOT6ALl. Oct. 22: Waterloo McMaster Western Windsor

at at at at

York Toronto Guelph Laurier

2~00p.m. 2:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. 2:oO p.m.

at

Ryerson

at at at

Concordia York Brock

7:30 p-m. 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p-m.

at at at at at

Laurentian Brock

7:oo

at at

L.aurentian

55

OUAA RUGBY STANDINGS Scoring Jagas/UWO Ptaszek/WLU Reade/UWO Reid /UC, Malott/UW

TD 12 9 8 7

c 28 1 -

FG 14 =

Kickoff Returns No. Yds Avg McCausland/UT 12 324 27.0 Batson/YU 24 261 10.9 Groves/U W 12 233 1904 Ettienne/UT 8 190 23.8 Reade/ UWO 6 180 30.0

s 6 -

TP 76 74 54

48 42

Td

1 1 1

L

No. 30 40 54 23 28

Yds 1256 1590 1939 795 954

Avg 41.9 39.8 35.9 34.6 34.1

39

31 95 95

OUAA SOCCER REsUi.TS

Waterloo

QUWll’S Oct. 15: McMaster Ryerson Guelph Laurentian Laurier

3 1 4 3

4 3 2

2 5 3

Guelph Brock York

Windsor Trent Brock Trent Windsor York Waterloo

Div. if Waterloo RMC Brock Laurier Trent Toronto

L 1 1 2 2 4 6

T F Ah 0 106 86 1 89 27 1 163 66 2 87 76 0 45 107 0 22 152

GP

W

6

6

6 6 6 6 6

5 4 2 1 0

1 0 1 2 4 5 6

T F APts 0 161 35 12 0 149 22 10 0 125 88 8 0 93 94 4 0 27 161 2 0 33 188 0

10 9

7 6 4 0

1 1

7 6 6 4 6 4

Brock M&laster Brock QUtdS

Toronto Toronto

0 1 0 0 0

Oct.

York

Western Ryerson

Ottawa

F*rn. 7:30 p-m. 7:30 p-m. 7:30 p-m. 7:45 p.m. 2:00 p.m. 2:30 p-m.

RUGBY Oct. 22: Carleton McMaster Tren t Waterloo York Brock

0 1 1 3 1 3

at at at at at at

Queen’s Western Toronto Laurier Guelph RMC

1:COp.m. 1:OOp.m. 1:OOp.m. 1:OOp.m. 1:oOp-m. 200 p.m.

SOCCER OUAA TENNIS STANDINGS Team Western York Toronto Queen’s McMaster Waterloo .Brock Ottawa

Wk2 Wk3 Wk4 7-o 12-2 10-4 13-1 11-2 8-6 7-0 10-4 o-7 13-l 10-2 4-10 9-5 4-3 7-7 7-7 7-6 34 7-5 7-7 lo-4 l-13 Z-12 2-5 2-12 86 o-7 1-13 2-12 O-14 4-10 5-2

Wkl

1 2

1

Oct. 20: Toron to 21: McGill Queen’s RMC Oct. 22: Toron to Queen’s RMC Windsor Guelph Oct. 23: Guelph Concordia

OUAA TENNIS RESULTS Oct. 15: Western Western McMaster York York Queen’s

L 62 72 67 43 50

Interceptions No. Yds Avg Td L DelaneyKJW 7 113 16.5 - 35 Carson/UT 3 7 2.3 - 7 5 1.7 - 5 Chiarot/Mac 3 (12 players tied with 2 interceptions)

Oct. 12: McMaster Western Toronto

Carleton

GP W 6 5 6 14 6 3 6 2 6 2 6 0

100

Punt Returns No. Yds Avg Td L Ptaszek/WLU 30 278 9.3 1 57 Batson/YU 24 261 10.9 - 39 Delaney/UW 26 248 9.5 - 26 McCausland/UT 29 246 8.5 1 47 Morreale/Mac 26 I89 7.3 - 18 Punting Jagas/UWO O’Leary/WLU Vasily/Win. Crombeen/Mac Morreale/Mac

HOCKEY Div. I Queen’s McMaster Western Guelph York

OUAA

SWMMING

RESULTS

OUAA Relays ut Guel@ Oct. 14: Team I% McMas ter 116.5 Guelph 63.0 Western 47.0

Pts 84 72 54 54 48 30 22 22

Oct. 22: Laurentian Laurier York Brock Guelph Ryerson Oct. 23: Guelph Laurentian Western York Waterloo Toronto

at

Carleton

at at at at at

Windsor Trent Waterloo Western Toronto

at at at at at at

Brock Trent Laurier Carleton MeMaster pueen-s

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he last time The Cadillac Tramps were in town they played with Lowest of the Low. Mike “Gabby” Gabomo, the lead vocalist for the Tramps says, “get back together Homes.” This time around The Illegal Dressed a la Jazz Poets opened for The Bono in his Tramps. Featured at the 1994 Zooropa New Music Seminar this summer, gear, Gabby this Ottawa band has been stead- wasnotinhis ily gaining a @id fan base per- regular forming with .9ands like The rockabilly Doughboys an& Fishbone. attire but inTheir first @ which was re- steadin black Gabby Gaborno leased this year,:& Loaf of Bread. . . dress pants, entered the char&at CKCU FM at matching number three. Living Colour, silk shirt (untucked of course), Lenny Kravitz yd Prince can all and sunglasses that he put on and be heard in th$T eclectic, mix of took off as often as he said “brothpunk, rock, ra#Qazz and soul. ers and sisters.” “Should I&!@~and other fast In contrast Brian Coakly and but less mema@le songs statied Johnny Wickersham, both on guiout The Cadill&?ramps set. They tar, donned their white Cadillac provided back@und music for Tramps tank tops and jeans, as Gabby’s famous belly antics. I_ did Dieter on drums.

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who has an a special ability to bond with his fans. “Bridges” was another less than best song that was off of their new CD. It sounded better live and was one of the most memorable songs of the night, again due to Gabby. During I “Bridges” Gabby had a fan with a considerabie belly come up on w BugsBunny? You make the call. stage and they did a big belly Warren Renfrow on bass was slam for us; after which he gave the only one with his plaid shirt that him a big bear hug. had the standard Orange County Then the band went into Led look. Zeppelin’s “Whole Lotto Love” Gabby’s quirky t.v. evangelist with Gabby making the audio tie habit of raising his hands in the air between Plant’s moaning and a saying “brothers and sisters,” seal at the circus clapping its fins seemed at times a little showy. together. However he is a warm and sincere He also shook a little of Salt

N’ Pepa’s “00 baby baby, b-baby baby,” in there as well before they wentbackandfinishedof’Bridges.” “There is an evil among us brothers and sisters. It’s called pop radio,” Gabby announced leading into their anti-industry song “They Don’t Want Truth:” “They don’t want truth,/ they want a radio song/ so all their friends/ can sing along,/ forget what’s really going on,” The last song of the set was “More than a Feeling” by Boston which was warmly received but cut a little short. However for their encore they played, “You’re leaving, Don’t Go,” a ballad about repairing a relationship before it is too late. Gabby’s more vulnerable side that he has been criticized for hiding, came shining through brilliantly. The Cadillac Tramps recently released their fourth CD /t’s AIlrig&. This new sound is smoother and deeper with a clearer and more serious message. This element has not taken away the endless energy of Gabby but served to give their live performance more character and punch.

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about the depiction of violence in his films; in fact, he films every slow motion shoot up with the tender love and care of a connosieur and without a constant reminder to the audience that they are monsters for enjoying it. The violence depicted in

the leather freak *~ lurks in the basement of the p$& shop. We have seen all of t& before, but Tarantino relies on &is and builds upon it. He effectively mixes the mythic with the mundane, hint-

ing at well-worn plots that would be the centre of other films but only serve as the framework for scenes exploring the often ignored aspects of these stock situations and characters. Pulp Fiction begins with Tim Roth and and Amanda Plummer

scene is not merely a device to tiher the r plot but rather the plots seem to serve as an excuse to link together cool scenes with clever dialogue, with much attention being paid to trivial details. Bruce Willis plays Butch, the boxer who decides not to take the

dive he’s been told to. His plans ity and redemption. None of the for taking the money and running characters are overt ly judged for seem foolproof until he realizes their violent lifestyles, but Jules’ that his girlfriend has forgotten new level of moral awareness his father’s prized gold watch at clearly ends the film on a high his apartment. Butch’s retrieval road, and although Vince ridiof said watch brings him face to cules his colleague, Tarantino has face with the gangster he’s be- __

cupation-- preferably one in which he doesn’t have to shoot people). In a nice bit of symmetry, the film ends where it begins: in the breakfast diner that Roth and Plummer think they can rob with impunity. In this scene, Jules’ conversion is put to its test, and Tarantino subtly explores themes of moral-

group of people are expertly interlocked in a way that’s termed “Altmanesque” these days, and the details of those stories will give up their secrets only upon repeated viewings. Pulp Fiction does what

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voice and danc yet the funky blues sound of the bass and the Santana feel of the congo drum made it very fresh and exciting. touring with After Lollapalooza this summer, Luscious Jackson are now doing their first headlining tour. “Energy Sucker,” a mid tempo blend of hiphop and funk, was appropriately placed at the beginning of their set. This allowed Jill Cunniff’s strong vocals, “Hey energy sucker/I’m a goddess,/not your mother/Hey

some’ funky sounding guitar as they tore into “Pele Merengue.” Lee’ s Palace was becoming almost unbearably hot as the crowd began to erupt. The pit exploded and the crowd surfers were tossed amid the chaotic sea of fans. The strong hip-hop sound that is very prevalent in their first CD Iut Search of Mamy, and to a lesser extent in their newest CD

her sticks, and Vivian left her board and they joined Jill and Gabby up front for a little fun. They then began to do synchronized hand motions that reminded me of a cross between Sharon, Lois and Bram with a measure of The Temptations grace of movement. Although they only did one song as the encore, it went over well. To end the entertainment off nicely DJ Alex played a blend of hip-hop and dance music to fade out the night.

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them. Legendary director of photography Sven Nykvist, has produced some nice shots of Italy. The effect however, is rather choppy and uneven, and Jewison should learn to let people do their job. The music in this film has a lot of classical selections, but nothing really memorable. Only YOU appeals to the sentimentalist in all of us. Italy works its magic, and the whole effect play with our hearts, Cluttered at times, it still deserves an honest look.


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Definitelv Miss Saigon The Princess of Wales Theatre Thursday, October 13, 1994 by Sandy Atwal Imprint staff

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isually arresting but intellectually unrewarding, Miss Saigon is a brilliant failure. As an exercise in technical virtuosity, Miss Saigon is a resounding success. The stage sets arc wondrous, the timing is impeccable. As an exercise in dramatic entertainment, the play is plagued with bad dialogue, overacting, underacting and worst of all, forgettable songs. Staged in the beautiful Princess of Wales theatre, Miss Saigon simply comes off as though lots of money has been pumped into the look of the play, but the play itself is intellectually vapid. Modelled after opera rather than an actual musical, Miss Saigon has no spoken parts, which makes for some awkward moments when phrases like “Come on let’s go” have to be given some musical cadence. Beyond that, however, the songs are instantly forgettable. “The Heat is On in Saigon” isn’t dreadful; it’s really the only piece of music during the entire perforrnante that approaches a memorable tune and the songs go downhill after that. Unfortunately, “The Heat is on in Saigon” is the second song in the show. You don’t start a show with a show stopper. The plot of Miss Saigon is basically an updated, less sexual Madame Butterfly. Chris, a U.S. marine, spends the night with Kim, a novice prostitute: Their lives are suddenly changed and he realizes how great the world is. Suddenly, the Yanks are kicked out of Saigon, and for some reason Kim doesn’t go with him. Now this “some reason” is basically the reason for the play, since if Kim did go back with Chris, there would be no problem (and no play.) I’ll talk a little about this 1ater. The narrative then jumps forward three years, to a Vietnam celebrating the three year anniversary of Ho Chi Minh’s communist wonderland. We realize that Kim’s parents had arranged a marriage between her and some other Vietnamese man. This man turns out to hold a position of power in the new communist regime. Kim’s former pimp, a softhearted opportunist known as ‘The Engineer’ is recruited to find Kim, which he promptly does. However, there’s a little surprise waiting for the Engineer. Kim had been impregnated by Chris, and as a result, now has a three year old son. For the Engineer, Kim’s son (an American citizen) is a ticket out of Vietnam, and so he

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Kim, her son, and the ine that the play would Engineer now are, and work infinitely better, deal with the situation. where any number of the At this point, we audience members could see the first major flaw potentially have been in in the story. Vietnam and possibly We flashback to have children back there. the day after Chris and A scene where Chris’ Kim first meet. Chris is friend John makes an imtelling his friend John passioned plea on behalf that he’s just met. a wonof the children of Ameriderful woman and that can soldiers, loses some his life is great. John immediacy when that tells Chris that things plea is made in Canada. are not going so well at Herman Sebek, who his end. Basically, the made his Canadian preNorth Vietnamese have miere .as the Engineer, taken over Saigon and was a loveable but the Americans are get.slightly over the top oaf. ting the hell out of there. While he was the most Chris, proving that love energetic character by is blind and stupid, far, that still didn’t exdoesn’t seem to take cuse the fact that his low this too seriously. John brow humour was rarely semi-convinces Chris funny. that he needs to get back Having said all of that, to the base. there is a beauty in the Chris goes back to play. The sheer variety Kim’s little room and of sets is baffling. Withinstead of doing the out missing a beat, the sensible thing, which is sets come on and off to say “Hey, let’s get stage with a fluidity that Whatever could have gotten in Herman’s head?!? the hell out of here, the the actors could only communists are comdream about. Ed and tally enough) just seems like the easy way ing,” he suggests that she finish packing! David Mirvish have created a masterpiece out for the writers. Let me rephrase this. The communists in the form of their theatre; now if only are coming, the Americans are fleeing ViWhile some Canadians did volunteer they could find another masterpiece to put to join the American army, one can imagetnam, helicopters are leaving as they inside it. speak, uncouth rebels toting AKs are at the gate, and he suggests that SHE FINISH PACKING! As a result, Kim doesn’t make the lasf airlift, and is stuck in Vietnam. While every play requires a certain suspension of disbelief, no plot device should require the audience to deposit their brains by the door before they watch the play. A certain level of plausibilty is required, which the rest of the play has to some degree or another. The final chapter in the story involves an uncomfortable confrontation between Kim and Ellen (Chris’s new wife in America), and then one more silly scene at the end. In this silly scene, Chris, his friend John, the Engineer and Ellen slowly approach Kim’s house as Kim lovingly puts a coat on her young son. Instead of the group entering the house and the play conEXPERIENCE A WILD EVENING OF COMEDY tinuing, a pathetic Deus ex machina is Cheat/y on his North American Tour invoked to resolve Literally giving orgdmr2s to thuauundr the play. The Engineer enters the house by himBACK BY FOWlAR self, seeing Kim and the boy. He then takes Restricted Adult the boy alone to see Chris. We then see the Tuesday, Oaok la’ 1994 cntat4vt cnoouc llON5 Tuesdw. Oaobetr 25: 1994 joyous reunion between father and son unfoi-tunately, this allows Kim enough time to kill herself. This is too easy. There’s a real diThose Edy Cffended . , . STAY HOME! lemma when on the one hand you have your wife of three years, and on the other a woman you loved and your son. To have the latter woman kill herself (with the gun that you gave her three years ago, ironi-

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“Obviously,” she begins carefully, “the girl that writes the songs doesn’t come and play them because that side is just too...exposed, so that there are other parts of myself that perform the songs and interpret them. But the side of myself that writes the songs, that girl never shows up for the concerts. She might go out and talk to the soundman for a couple of minutes, but that’s about it. I think the key is what I said before. The girl that writes the songs. ..never comes to perform. And that’s the way that I...protect her, in a way. When I say that, it’s just that openness that has to happen when you write those kinds of songs doesn’t get opened except in very specific places. That’s how it’s always been with

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me, though, since I was very very little. It didn’t change. The one that would play the songs for people, she was more of a...(long pause)... It’s about interpreting things and I think I can be more objective about my own work when I can separate the side that’s interpreting it. “I think also over the years I created many different personas to survive. Everybody does that. I’m just a little bit more... encouraged to show them instead of getting put in a schizophrenic place. I think it’s natural.” The media has jumped on statements like this gleefully, and have been more than willing to portray Tori as an unstable, over-traumatized New Age fruitcake. One reporter went so far as to declare that “the real news about Tori Amos is that she’s genuine article, platinumplated, 100 percent crazy.” Though she is undoubtedly eccentric, descriptions like this do her a grave injustice. Her latest release, Under The Pink, explores inter-female relationships with an insigh! and sensitivity that has strvck a chord with women and men alike. “Guys have told me that they have learned so much about women and their girlfriends just by coming to a concert and ob-

serving,” she laughs. “They said, ‘it’s like we’re being taken into this secret ceremony and really shown what happens in the ladies

room’. And I think it’s very important cuz guys, poor little things, they scratch their heads and they have no idea that we’ve already sliced and diced them two hours ago. It’s like, Honey, you were mincemeat before breakfast. So I think it’s important that they understand.” “Men are pretty much...well...they wear their hearts on their sleeve. They’re not master manipulators, men, They haven’t had to have been. Women, to survive--you make friends with your enemy. You serve them turkey. You get them in the kitchen and have them help you make the dressing and then you find out if they’re sleeping with your man or not. And you don’t even let that smile fade because that’s how we have done battle with each other. You gain each other’s trust.” Tori is quick to deny accusations of “manbashing” on Under The Pink, though she’ll readily admit to being dead tired of self-pitying “oppressed” males. ‘me pity thing from the male gets a little boring, but the pity thing from the women is getting a little boring too. The pity thing’s got to go. With both sexes. The fingers have got to stop pointing. “I don’t believe in victim being a anymore. I can say this, living in the West. Yeah, you can be treated bad in a place of work but you can.. .draw people to you that dorespect women. You might have to look a little bit for it, but you can find it. I demand it,” She hesitates, then corrects herself. “I just expect it, really, not demand it. I just walk in and expect that they’re going to treat me equally. And if they don’t, I just rip their heads off. I have no problem urinating on their desk.” Tori is equally disgusted with the lack of respect shown among women themselves, lamenting that, “...we’ve been taught that there’s only room for one. If there are twenty women in a harem, there’s only room for one favourite. In a weird way, it’s been instilled in us that there isn’t enough room--” Too many stars and not enough sky? “That’s right!” Tori Amos has committed herself to establishing Sisterhood in an industry that all too frequently pits talented women against one another (Polly Harvey and Bjork are both close pals). As far as she’s concerned, if there’s too many stars and not enough sky, we’re just going to have to make more sky. Tori Amos will be appearing November first at the Centre In The Square.


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revealing that she’s fantasized about friends of his and tells him he might as well just go. He refuses to at first, but after a while realizes he’s getting nowhere with her and leaves anyway. Jill and Tina start to talk about what will happen in the future and about their problems with men. Jill tries to comfort her by reassuring

her that she won’t be alone and tells her why she never liked Bobby - because he never showed concern for anyone but himself. She does suggest, however, that Tina accept Bobby’s help and maybe even take him back, so she won’t have to raise the baby all alone. Bobby returns, but Tina decides that she’ll never be able to count on him and leaves. Jill rapidly follows her, leaving Bobby alone to figure out what he’s going to do. All of the cast members put on very strong i nd convincing performances. Bobby, portrayed by Paul Bethel, comes across as laidback and unconcerned about everything except himself, but as the action unfolds, Bobby’s insecurity and inability to decide what to do about his dreams and Tina are deftly and painfully revealed. Bobby becomes someone, who in spite of many of his actions, is able to elicit pathos from the audience. Jill, played by Leanna Nash, is a very strong and forceful character who knows exactly how she feels about everything and what she’s going to do about it. Whilst supporting Tina and attacking Bobby, she reveals two extremely differing sides of her personality, yet she is still a believable, if not sympathetic character. Tina is played by Mercy Valamparampil and her excellent facial expressions make the pain and anger her character is experiencing truly convincing. It is easy to believe that she is in love with Bobby. She is another character who elicits pathos from the audience. Tougtt! was a well done play all round and we look forward to seeing more exccllent work from the drama department.

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When a band’s music can make those little hairs on your arms stand straight up you know they’re good. No Need tu Argue, the new Craiberriks release does just that. A follow up to the acclaimed debut Everybody Else is Doing it, So why can’t We?, the Cranberries have put together another powerful album that rouses those surreal emotions that are best complemented

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vocals . ,.j ,I: 1 passion>i :‘a i ate soft on Twenty One, to fiery angry on the album’s first single “Zombie.” Her crooning voice, which one can’t help but compare to early Sinead O’Connor, blends well with the band’s melodic chords. Never boring or repetitive, 2% Need to Argue, must be listened to in it’s entirety to be fully appreciated.

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by Paul Holloway special to Imprint If you’re a fan of progressive rock/metal, you’ve probably heard of Dream Theater. Their third studio release, Awake, offers a much heavier approach to their last album Images & Words. The album ranges from the acoustic guitar ballad “The Silent Man,” to “The Mirror,” a moody, aggressive song with an eerie keyboard melody ove.rtop choppy guitar riffs. The songs are coherent from a lyrical standpoint, as they all deal with loss in some way or another, Musically, one wonders how to categorize the songs on the CD. The metallic/melodic changes, the shifting rhythms and dynamics, blistering guitar and keyboard work, extended solos and instrumentals are all held together by the incredible vocals of James Labrie (ranging from breathy to gritty, yet always remaining perfectly in key). The sheer diversity of styles really shows the

Still focusing on themes of man’s inhumanity, relationships and love, the Cranberries have grown musically, and O’Riordan has grown lyrically. Perhaps one of their most brash and heavy songs to date, “Zombie” is a song about human violence and outrage. Likened to early 1980s political commentators U2, the Cranberries move their audience with both their vocals and music. “Ridiculous Thoughts,” another angry track on lzlo Need to Argue is arguably one of O’Riordan’s most powerful performantes. A playful

It So Why Can’t We? but the band has been careful not to produce a redundant continuation for their first album. Instead, No Need tu Argue is cleary an album with it’s own distinct flavour. lr‘ one album is all you can afford to buy this year, consider the new Cranberries album, there is little that disappoints. If anything, put it on your Christamas list. >,

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I imagine him playing in a seedy downtown New York cafe to the masses of people who live extremely melodramatic lives. I imagine a whole group of people listening to Jeff Buckley believing that they’re “coming into touch” with their emotions simply by listening to his simple, tender chords. What this mass does not realize is that Buckley’s music may be simple in its layout and delivery, but it is certainly not simple in its meaning. His music deals with complicated emotions and it demands concentration in order to be understood. Jeff Buckley emerged late last year with a four-song, solo E.P. Between then

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band’s incredible technical and musical talents. The harsher vocals this time around help the ‘aggressive’ nature of tunes like “Lie” and “690,” yet Labrie still nails the high notes with clear, dynamic range on the melodic songs like “Innocence Faded” and “Lifting Shadows OTf A Dream.” Influences from Queensryche can be heard on “Voices,” and on the bass/blues intro to “Scarred.” Petrucci’s 7-string guitar gives more of a bottom-ended, chunky sound than onlmages & Words, and he uses more metallic riffs to give this album its ‘metal’ feel. Keys on this album are less pronounced than before, with Kevin Moore using a more distorted sound, and being further back in the mix. Still, the melody is carried 50-50 between guitar and keys, there’s just no pitchbending solos as there were on the previous two albums. High points on the disc include the opening track, “6:00,” the instrumental “Erotomania,” and “Scarred,” the latter two lasting about LO minutes each. On the down side, there are a couple tunes here that, in parts, border on being too commercial sounding. “The Silent Man,” starts off sounding similar in vein to what Rush did on the end of “CygnusX-IBookII,“with”TheSphere,”but unfortunately, varies little from its strum pattern, and really doesn’t mesh well with the feeling of the other songs. The same can be said for “Innocence Faded.” These aren’t bad tunes by themselves, but their compatibility with the rest of the album is questionable. The album closes with the incredible dark piano driven “Space Dye Vest,” Kevin Moore’s final piece of work for Dream Thetiter,

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Theater jnto new musical directions, as is the nature of progressive music. It is a journey along a road of excellent, intelliOnly at the end do we realize gent music. that the road is 75 minutes long.

by Lisa Imprint

Sutton staff

What’s next, a recording released to commemorate Canadian golfs celebrated Canadian Open? Released in conjunction with the World Championship of Basketball held in Toronto Keep it Slnmmin’ is a compilation of songs about basketball, and songs that have some allusion to this popular sport. What is most endearing about this compiliation is the diversity of contributing artists, and the melange of different musical styles united under one album title. “(I know I got) Skilz” by basketball’s great Shaquille O’Neil is flavoured with a killer base and danceable beat. Of all the tracks on Keep it Slammin’, O’Neil’s contribution stands out as one of the strongest.

and the release of his recent album Grtic‘e, he gathered three talented band members, and has toured throughout North America in an effort to introduce what he believes is a new type of music, music that finally “aims at what’s really going on underneath, not what people pretend to be or what they hope they can buy at a store.” A novel idea, in my opinion. Dealing with people’s hidden emotions. And, in general, he does this relatively well. Unfortunately, his best effort at this is exemplified in a beautiful rendition of “Hallelujah”, a Leonard Cohen original. This song may be well received by his audiences, but he has no claim on the emotions dealt with in this song. This album is definitely a good one to add to the collection if one is trying to build up the emotional, melodramatic portion of a record coHection.If you’re up to thinking about your music and yourself, then there’s a lot to be gairled from Jeff Buckley’s album Gruce.

The Red Hot Chili Pepper’s “Magic Johnson” is a fury of noise that resembles something like Bootsauce on fast forward. Not one of the Pepper’s most memorable pieces. US3, well known for their jazzy get-upand-dance songs are represented on Keep it Sfammin ’ with “Cantaloop (Flip Fantasia).” Equally as satisfying as their usual material “Cantaloop” is a hearty part of the basketball compilation. L,isa Lisa who has abandoned her Cult Jam is the only female contribution to the album. Her song “Skip to My Lu” is a refreshing change from the other base-ladden tracks, however the track fails to excite the listener beyond a courteous toe tap. Even the riotous Beastie Boys can be found on Keep it Slammin ’ with their piece, “The Skills to Pay the Bills,” The Keep it Slammin’ compilation has achieved it’s purpose. By the end of the album, the listless listener is somewhat excited about the sport of basketball, and in particular the now finished world championships.

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Imprint,,Friday, October 21,1994 Suede and the Manic

by Sandy Atwal Imprint staff The NME is starting to make me ill. Actually, no, it makes me ill. Week after week, Britain’s New Musicul Express hypes every group of idiots to form a band as the Next Big Thing. Bands are signed after three or four gigs, and then we have to suffer fools like

by Greg Imprint

Street Preach-

ers. There are plenty of great, amazing British bands, but they’re pushed to the wayside in the hopes of finding that one band that will help them sell their trashy (but sometimes funny) newspapers. Occasionally, very, very rarely, the Britsh Press is right; and Elastica

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K&chick staff

Elvis Mondays were established in the Toronto music scene about ten years ago, as a man named William New hosted the “Elvis Memorial Beatfest” as a benefit for a now long lost magazine called “This Tiny Donkey Looks Rather Lost.” Bands were allowed to play on the condition that they played one Elvis number. Since then it has become a sort of institution, a place where new bands can get some exposure to an audience happy to have paid no cover, and desirous of extending the weekend just one more day. Gathered here are some of the Alumni of the nights, acts that capture its spirit of inspired amateurism, as well as showcasing sotne of the bigger name acts that have been there, A substantial number are unreleased, and in some cases actually written for this camp, In the latter catagory is Bob Snider’s “Ancient Eyes,” and Nothing in Particular’s “Doug Boy” (perhaps Doug is a regular at the shows?) As a representation of the aforcmeniioned amateurism, this album succeeds, oddly enough, in the fact that not every song is good. Think about it: when you go to new music type showcases like these, there are almost invariably some bands that are good, others fair, and others still that are rather dismal. The fun cotnes in the sense of discovery, that excitement in hearing a band you’ve never seen lhat turns you into a fan in the space of a thirty minute set. So then for every good song by, say Change of Heart or Scott B. Sympathy or Meryn Cadell (al though couldn’t you come up with an actual new one Meryn?), there are songs by hHead and the abyssmal Look People to make the good ones seem just that much better. I’m not sure if this was the intention of the compilers, but whatever the case this is the impression created, in addition to the feeling that William New’s tastes and range of tastes in music is very wide indeed. Incidentally, it should be mentioned that the liner notes include reminiscences from the various bands of their experiences at Elvis Mondays; loss of sleep, smoking drugs backstage, you know -- the usual. If you’re

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indie music (One Free Fall, Grasshopper, and Loader are also included) this would be a welcome addition to your collection. Enjoy the good, endure the bad, and perhaps program out the ugly.

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use the word boffo very often, so trust me when I say it’sagreat song. Of the rest of the songs, “Rockunroll” and “Annie” are Peel Sessions and “2: 1” is a different BBC session. Over here, “girl bands” generally fall into two categories: the don’t fuck with me riot gallllls such as L7 and Babes in Toyland. or the semi-cutesy ones such as The Breeders or Belly. Elastica have reclaimed a respectable middle ground that they can be proud of.


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It is common knowledge that the blues forged the way for the sound of rock and roll as we know it. Although the blues was a spawning ground for rock and roll, this musical genre has remained pretty static. Blues musician Kevin Moore or Keb’ MO’ as he is known, sticks to the tried andtruewith this self titled release. In typical blues fashion Keb’ MO’ ineludes a couple of early blues covers along side his own fine songwriting. The two Robert Johnson covers, the widely known “Come On Tn My Kitchen” and the lesser known “Kindhearted Woman Blues” are aptly covered but provide no new musical insight. Moore is proficient at covering someone else’s material but also has some strong material to offer himself, The material does not break any new ground in the world of blues but provides some pleasant listening. Keb’ For the unenlightened MO’ sounds a bit like the Eric

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Clapton during his Un/llrrgged session. The instrumentation is of the stripped down sort. Keb’ MO’ provides the guts of the sound playing guitar, banjo and harmonica, and does it quite well. On Keb’ MO Moore’s stark voice wails in time with the music. His vocals are the kind that would be right at home in a run down bar with a wood floor, filled with smoke and the smell of draft beer on tap. Like most blues writing, the majority of the songs revolve around two central themes, misfortune ’ and lost loves. Both “Am I Wrong” and “Dirty L 0 w Down And l&d” do a good job

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rrarsAr-l aiUuJL1 -ll----- ny Lb. uav1u n--.:-l Tl-t;, 11113 DLLUI1t.l Gray, following his first release A Century Ends, is an acoustically guitar dominated al bum with thick folksy vocals adorned with his heavy Welsh accent. Occasionally the lyrics are a bit too strong for the accompaniment, due to the soft tone of the guitar compared to the harsh sound and content of the words in some tracks. Also these songs tend to sound similar due to the domination of the guitar and vocals, and the music doesn’t have a chance to flourish behind the constantly strumming guitar. These tunes also

Imprint, Friday, October 21, 1994 lack a change of pace which could be used to bring some variation to this sometimes monotonous sounding recording. A bright spot on this album was when the guitar was dropped in favour of a more standard rocksy sound and beat on the ninth track, “Loves old song”, which allowed a hint of Gray’s musical talent to come through. The songs tend to focus on Gray’s relationships with women and how this corresponds to the universe as shown by “Breaking like a wave/upon the shore/Mercy me, I’m falling free/Since you opened up the door.” These lyrics tend to get a bit dry after about the third song since there is

similarity between tunes and repetition of verses within, David Gray is no Bob Dylan but to some this combination of voice and guitar put to folk-pop tunes may appeal. However this acf could still use a bit of spit and

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WEDNESDAYS LOW (Gay and Lesbian Liberation Naterloo) holds a weekly “Coming t Discussion Group” at 7:30 p.m. in 104. GLLOWNight 9:OO pm HH378. 3ryone welcome to these informal :ial evenings. Information and coming topics: call GLLOW lneline 884-4569. rmyn’s Centre Film Series & Femit Discussion Group. 4:30 p.m. in MC 3. Films start at 4:45, discussion to ow. Call extension 3457 for more Irmation. EE Esperanto classes are being 3red once again.This course is not a dit and it begins at 7:30 p.m. in :4044. For more info please conact EACHQSCIENCE.

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Strong Interest Inventory - discover how your interest relate to specific vocational opportunities. Each workshop is2 sessions long - Mon, Oct. 24 (3:304:30). Wed, Oct.26 (4:30-5:30). Tues, Nov. I (3:30-4:301. Reading & Study Skills : For students who wish to improve their ability to read, listen, take notes, concentrate, manage their time, study, and write exams. Each session lasts for 4 consecutive weeks - Tues, Oct.25 (6:00-8:OO). Wed, Oct.26 (I :30-3:30). Thurs, Oct.27 (9:3011:30) and (11:30-t:30). Fri, Oct.28 (9:30-l 1:30). Tues, Nov.1 (t:30-3:30). Time Management & Procrastination: For students who procrastinate and have trouble organizing their studied, the following worskhop is available. Session last 4 consecutive weeks. Wed, Oct.26 (9:30 to 11:30 am) Register for all above at Counselling Services, NH 2080, Ext. 2655 Guided Self-Change of Alcohol Use Workshop : 4 session workshop for those whose alcohol use concerns are not severe. A pre-group individual interview is required. Come to Counselling Services (NH 2080) or call 885121 1, ext.2655 for further information about this workshop.

Ukrainlan Students’ Club - YES, USC is alive and well at UW! For event or club info check our bulletin board outside MC 3001 (Math Lounge) or call Martin Kuchirka at Federation of Students. United Nations Club- Attend International Model UN Conferences at Harvard, Princeton etc. Must sign-up now for fall and winter. Contact Martin Kuchirka at the Federation of Students office. UW Chinese Catholic Communityweekly Cantonese Bible Sharing in Notre Dame chapel. Time to be arranged. Please call Irene Yue at 7255281 for more information. The Student Alumni Association of UW has planted a tree and placed a plaque in front of the tree for the class of 1994. It hascome to our attention that the post and plaque were stolen on May 28. If anyone knows where the post, or culprit is, please inform the Student Alumni Association at 888-4626. KW Art Gallery Micheal Thompson: Passion Over Reason Main Gallery, 27 October to 27 November. The Family Under Stress. Regional Addiction eounselling celebrates the year of The Family and Drug Awareness Week by presenting an evening with Ann Denis on Tuesday, November 22, 1994,7:00 - IO:00 p.m. at the Royal Canadian Leaion on Wellington St. For more informsion call Ann at 743-695 1.

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Applications for the following scholarships are being accepted during the Fall term. Refer to Section 4 of the Undergraduate Calendar for further criteria. Application forms are available in the Student Awards Office, 2nd Floor, Needles Hall. Unless otherwise stated application deadline is October28,1994. ALL FACULTIES: Tom York Memorial Award - available to all for short fiction - not essays. Deadline: December 31 each year. Don Hayes Award-Deadline: January 31, 1995. Mike Moser Memorial Awards- available to third and fourth year students with financial need, exemplary academic record, and a high level of accomplishment in extra-curricular activities. Deadline: January 15, 1995 to Dr. Neil Widmeyer, Applied Health Sciences, BMH.

FACULTY OF APPLIED HEALTH SCIENCES: Mark Forster Memorial Scholarship available to 3rd or 4th year Kinesiology. Deadline: January, 1995. RAWCO-available to 2nd, 3rd or 4th year Recreation and Leisure Studies FACULTY OF ARTS: Arts Student Union Award-available to all Arts students. FACULTY OF ENGINEERING: Anderson Consulting Scholarshipavailable to 3B. Canadian Hospital Engineering Society’s Scholarship-available to 38. John Deere Limited Scholarship-available to all 3B Mechanical. Delcan Scholarship-available to all 4A Civil. Randy Duxbury Memorial Award-available to all 3B Chemical. S.C. Johnson & Sons Ltd. Environmental Scholarship-available to 3rd. year Chemical. Deadline: May 31,1995. Noreen Energy Computer Science, Chemical and Geological Engineering Award-available to Geological and Chemical year two or above. Marcel Pequegnat Scholarship-available to 3B Civil, Water Resource Manaaement students. FACULTY OF ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES: Shelley Ellison Memorial Award-available to 3rd year Planning. John Geddes Memorial Award-available to ERS, Geography and Planning. Green & Nogue Award-available to 4th year Planning-see Department. Marcel Pequegnat Scholarship-zvailable to 3rd year Environment & Resource Studies, Planning, Water Resource Mgt. FACULTY OF MATHEMATICS: Anderson Consulting Scholarshipavailable to 3B Math. Electrohome 75th Anniversary Scholarship-avaialble to 3B Computer Science. Noreen Energy Computer Science, Chemical and Geological Engineering Award-available to Computer Science year two or above. Sun Life of Canada Award-available to 2nd vear Actuarial Science. FACULTY OF SCIENCE David M. Forget Memorial Award in Geology-available to 2A Earth Science, see department. S.C. Johnson & Sons Ltd. Environmental Scholarship-available to 3rd year Chemistry. Deadline: May 3t, 1995 Marcel Pequegnat Scholarship-available to 3B Earth Science/Water Resource Mgt.


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