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Students speak out against co-op by Simon
/mprlntsM tudents across campus are raising concerns about the Co-operative Education system regarding the poor treatment of students, vague procedures, and fear of retribution froma department that is known as the finest coop program in the world. Imprint interviewed a number of them to find dut what they thought were the problems with UW’s Co-operative Education. The main problem for many students is the poor treatment they receive from the Co-op advisors and co-ordinators, Aleksandra Prodanovic, a 2B Computer Science (CS) student, recently found herself receiving a lecture from Scott Davis, the Mathematics co-ordinator, for obtaining a job independently during the interview process this term. “I thought I could get out during the interview process,” she said. Prodanovic wished to sign-off a co-op job she had just interviewed for, which was misrepresented in the posting. However, Prodanovic did not find that Davis explained the guidelines to her in a friendly manner. “He told me I don’t know anything about life, I’m too young and I don’t know what’s going to happen in the future. He told me you can’t get out in the real world and just know CS. He said a lot of co-op employers complain about CS students not knowing anything outside their discipline.” Prodanovic continued, “I don’t think it’s fair - it seems like the co-op administration is playingagainst us.” Prodanovic was extremely upset with the way Davis treated her: “He almost told me that I was lyingthat I was pretending I didn’t like that job just because I wanted to withdraw from interviews, and he was sarcastic. I asked him not to be sarcastic.” She adds? “He made me so angry-I’m sorry the calls are not logged, so someone could listen to the way he was talking to me.” Imprint asked CECS Associate Director for Field Services Keith Kenning to respond to these allegations. Kenning commented, “The students are just looking at themselves, and not at the big picture.. . . Noone makes you go through interviews. By taking an interview, you’ve bounced someone else out of the position. You’ve taken that opportunity away and if you’ve done it without being serious about it, we’ve got to protect the other students.” In particular, he noted that junior students often have trouble
getting interviews. Kenning continued, “In some cases, when you give the lecture they say, okay, I see, it’s okay now. [But] not every student is truthful with us. [They say] ‘Oh, this excuse works’ and everyone is in with that excuse. It’s possible it’s a made-up excuse just because they know that one works.” He was, however, willing to admit that the signoff and withdrawal process could use improvement. “Sign off day is the worst day of the term for us as well. I’d love to find another way.” Other students have had bad experiences with their advisors while at a co-op placement. Astudent, who wished to remain anonymous, related another incident. “[My co-
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ordinator] never visited me for both of my two work terms. I could forgive him for one. Finally, [my co-ordinator] phoned me. He was going to come visit me, then he called in sick. And he never phoned back. I told him I thought he was wasting my money in my return to campus interviewhe had all sorts of excuses.” Kenning responded that though field coordinators are not required to visit or call every student, “We do try to visit every student at least once during the term. It may be impractical,” if the student is out of the country, but “in that
case what we try to do is a phone call.” He pointed out that, “If the student feels theyarenot being properly treated, then they should go to [their coordinator’s] supervisor and express their concerns to him.” Kenning explained the difference between the treatment of the employers and students by stating, “We’re working on a tricky basis where we’ve got two sets of customers. We’ve got to find that middle road that works for both parties. In both cases, neither one is going to be totally happy.” He also said that Co-op needs to be even more respectful to employers now that the University competes with other schools’ co-op programs. Money was the largest concern for the many students interviewed by Imprint. They find the expense of the program unjustifiable, when considering the treatment the co-op staff gives those who pay their bills. “The co-op administration is a money-sucking load of crap,” said 2B Computer Engineering student Zhan Huan Zhou, “they don’t give a shit about the student.” This attitude was reflected by almost all thestudents interviewed:“Theycare more about theemployers than they do about the students,” said CS student Nadia Ursacki. “They can screw the student and it doesn’t matter.” Students also find that coTop holds a certain amount of power over their lives. Se&al students refused to talk to Imprint because they were fearful of sparking personal vendettas against themselves. They find that the advisors and co-ordinatok control the co-op system at their personal discretion, and that few of the guidelines concerning the failure or expulsion from the program are outlined explicitly in the student manual. “We’re scared of ~o-op,~ said Annamae Lang, a math student. “They could kick me out, and then I’d have no money.” “There really isn’t anything we’ve got to hold over you,” replied Kennings, “I don’t know what it is that we could do to you. I could see for a professor I would be worried that [he’s] going to knock my marks down. . .” If students breakco-op rules, he said, then penalties would be decided “in conjunction with the faculty.” Fortunately, nobody seems to feel that co-op is a bad idea, just that the system is poorly implemented. A final comment fromone student: “If theCo-opdepartment hopes to maintain its reputation, something must change. Let’s hope that it does before the best students leave.”
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new St John’s Ambulance “UW brigade, called the Campus Response Team,” is being established to supplement the first aid and emergency services currently on campus, The team will be trained to assist wi th various injuries and emergencies, from basic cuts toCPR. Christopher Mercer came up with the idea ofcreatinga campus branch ofSt. John’s Ambulance in September 1997. He spoke to Tony Lea, executive director of the-local branch, and “Tony was really excited about it.” Mercer then asked Benjamin Thomson if he would like to get involved and Thomson readily agreed. “Chris was not familiar with school administration, so he asked me to help,” said Thomson. Mercer and Thomson spent a lot of time researchingothercampus-based teams, contacted -.1...*-.1several of them, and spent _ . _a day - with .
left photo courtesy the University of Guefph team. Mercer noted, “We didn’twant toapproach anyone on campus until we knew this issue really well.” Afterattendinga national Campus First Aid Team conference in London and making several key contacts, Mercer and Thomson met and discussed their proposal
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with various organizations at UVV, including the campus police and Health Services. In May, their idea reached fruition, and the UW Campus Response Team became an official organization. Mercer is currently the acting Executive Director of the team, a role which Thomson will take over in the. fall. The
other two executives are Ronald Shih and Christine Mitchell, who are actively involved with helping set up the team and will continue in their executive roles in the fall. ThelocalSt. John’sAmbulance isgranting the team $3,000 in start-up funds. The Feds have promised the team $1,000 and the use oftheir two-way radios and transmitters. They have also been granted office space in the SLC. A recruitment drive will be held during the first few weeksof the Fall term, and local St, John’s Ambulancevolunteers will train the campus team volunteers. The response team will be active at variouscampusevents,suchasOktoberfest and homecoming. In the future, Mercer.and Thomson are hoping therswill be teamsofcampus volunteers patrolling the campus. Ifyou would like to be put on the team’s mailing list or for more information, contact Thomson at taZ&&&~o~ail.ctlm or Mercer at tm~e~~~c~bulg.uwa?e~~uo.Ga.
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s ofSpring 1999, the Co-op system will be going online. As a result, everyone will have to use computers. Students who are not familiar with computers will have to adapt in order to stay in Co-op. Co-operative Education and Career Services (CECS) innovations have brought about some controversial issues. The main student concern is that web technology will reduce the visual enhancement of their resumes. Some students feel that creative layout and organization gives them an edge over the competition. The second issue involves the insufficient number of compu ters. Every student must use a computer to access CECS online. Students with their own computers will also face a similar problem because there are a limited number of university modep lines, all of which areshared by co-op and nonco-op students.
In contrast, Access, the current system, is inadequate for CECS’s demands. Its functions are outdated and subject todailymaintenance problems, which affect both students and employers. Students who rely on Access to view job postings are looking forward to the change. Access is inefficient, and almost everyone who uses Access has experienced frequent crashes of the system. CECS online will offer many benefits to students, employers and the entire Co-op community. AL though students were ailowed only eighteen resumes in first round this spring term, the Co-op department still has to process approximately 30,000 resume packages. Students will also save photocopying expenses getting their resume packages assembled. There will no longer be congestion at the application bins, and rankingdaylineups will no longer exist. An information session about the new CECS on-line system will be held on July 16 at 6:00 p.m. in the Davis Centre, room 1350.
Friday, July 3, 1998
NEWSINBRIEF by Helen McEachcm and Ann Bruce S+IXCM to /mpn’nt
UWPresident James Downey defended the faculty of UW this week in response to critical comments from Rob&t Gordon, president of Humber College in Toronto. Gordon claimed university professors do not work very hard and do not care about their students. Downey argued back that “Without industrious and highachieving faculty, UW would not have earned its enviable repu tation.”
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ing and a large French window, and will be 850 to 2,000 square feet in size. Construction should be completed by the end of 1999.
The Seagram barrel warehouses at the corner of Caroline andErbwillsoonhaveanewlook, The buildings are going to be renovated to contain 100 to 110 “unique” loft condominium units. Ranging from $120,000 to $150,000 in price, the two-story lofts will each have a 17-foot ceil-.
A coalition of Ottawa-based universities and high-tech companies has proposed a National Capital Institute of Technology to halt the “brain drain” to the United States and assist Canada’s demand for labour. The University of Ottawaand Carleton University would
conduct the Institute, with funding and direction from numerous businesses and the municipality. Companies would benefit from student research and labour through onthe-job training. John Manley, Federal Industry Minister, noted that the project appears to offer “a very constructive approach” to the problems, although education falls under provincial jurisdiction. He commented that expertise from federally funded research programs could also help the Institute.
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tudents worried about deregulation and rising tuition fees can have their concerns addressed at an upcoming Education Forum sponsored by the Federation of Students. On Wednesday, July 15 at 5 p.m. in Arts Lecture Hall room 105, a panel of speakers will gather to demistify the policies guiding tuition increases and deregulation, and what they mean for students. “There have been so many changes lately, it’s hard not to be confused about deregulation. We want to help students understand what’s going on and allay some of their fears if we can,” says Feds VP Education RobinStewart. Stew& will be one of the panelists at the forum, along with UW Vice President Academic and Provost Jim Kalbfleisch and others. The forum will include presentations from speakers, followed by a question and answer period
where all in attendance will have the opportunity to debate wi th the speakers and have concerns addressed truth-fully and intelligently. All members of the UW community are invited to attend. Starting this September, the provincial government is allowing deregulation of tuition fees for professional and graduate level programs at Ontario universities. This means that universities will be able to set tuition to whatever amount they feel is appropriate. “The announcement wasn’t in time to be incorporated in to UW’s 199899 fee schedule,” notes Stewart, though many other students across Ontario will be facing tuition increases of up to 150 per cent this September. Since 1993, the provincial government has cut $529 million in educational funding. Even with ever -present tuition increases, universities have suffered significant budget cuts. By allowing deregulation, the province can transfer responsibility for educational fund-
ing away from itself. Since the government is only allowing deregulation of “professional” programs at the undergraduate level, Optometry is the only undergraduate program that will be affected by deregulation at UW. All graduate programs have been deregulated. The province has also said it will allow deregulation of undergraduate computer science and engineering programs at universities that pledge to double the number ofstudents accepted into these programs by 2000. “Since UW already has such high enrolment in these programs, doubling class sizes in such a short time span is unfeasible,” says Stewart. “These programs are safe from deregulation, at least for now,” These and other issues will be explained more fully at the Education Forum, July 15 at 5 p.m. in Arts Lecture Hall 105. For more information, contact Robin Stewart at x2340 or
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he news over the past week has offered an interesting glimpse of the different faces of the wonworld of corporate capitalism .. .
The annual Toronto Gay Pride Parade, held this year on June 28, saw homosexuality take one step closer to general social acceptance. Is it because public education is finally sinking in? No. Is social conservatism on the wane? Again, no. It’s the power of money speaking volumes. This year, not one but two major beer labelsLabatt and Molson - signed on to sponsor Pride Day to the tune of $25,000 each. Twelve other companies also coughed up some cash for the event. Pride Day is predicted to turn a tidy profit this year. Why the sudden corporate interest in the gay community? It has nothing to do with social conscience. Market researchers have stumbed upon an interesting fact. Homosexuals, as a demographic unit, demonstrate unusual product loyalty. When one looks at the size of the gay communities in major centres like Torontohordes of loyal consumersthe potential profits have corporations lining up, turning around and bending over. When Mel Lastman, icon of the suburban conservatives, is seen parading with the drag queens, despite the protests of his fellow right-wingers, you know some larger force is at work. Probably money. It’s almost enough to make me believe in Adam Smith’s “invisible hand.” Almost.
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The more things change, the more they stay the same. As the government sits the RCMP on two major banks for failing to meet hiring quotas for disabled persons, The Globe and Mud Repot? on B&a~ss magazine publishes its “Top 1000” lists for Canadian big business. Flip to the list of “Canada’s 25 Most PowerfulCorporate Leaders.” Ofthe 25, anly two are female - Maureen Kempston Darkes, President of General Mqtors of Canada, and Bobbie Gaunt, President and CEO of Ford Motor. of Canada. Now look at the little portraits that accompany each VIP’s write-up. Is there 1single non-Caucasian face in the bunch? Yet a chance. We’re talking 100 per cent pure Wonder Bread. The old boys’ club still rules the corporate roost. Just for amusement, lookat the list of :he 50 best-paid CEOs. I have yet to urderstand why any human needs or deserves that much money. The numbers on this list quickly dis?eI any notion that the money is somelow justified by the value they bring a :ompany and its shareholders. The second-best-paid CEO, Gerald Schwartz of Onex Corp., who earned ~18,775,640 in 1997, saw his company ake a 37 per cent loss in profit under his :erm. Schwartz’s payeats 34.5 percent of 3nex’s profits, Meanwhile the secondowest paid CEO, James AI fano of Stelco, who got $2,125,477 in 1997, led Stelco to t 73 per cent rise in profit. His pay is a nere 1.6 per cent of company profits. I think the invisible hand is slapping JS all in the face.
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19 issue of Imprint, Mr. van der Breggen documented the perils of homosexuality and advised readers of the services of homosexual redemption centers (IIRCs). My tale is a sad one. As a child, I was bitten by a homosexual. I found the experience so agreeable that shortly thereafter, I enlisted in the Gay Libe&ion Commandos. Soon, I too was out “recruiting.” I would conceal myself behind trees at night, spring upon an unsuspecting passerby and bite him soundly on the neck. It was a rewarding life, or so it seemed. But eventually the endless recruiting took its toll. My teeth began to lose their lustre. Some even fell out. Was it just old age, I wondered, or was it perhaps.. . tkwa,,a ofsin? Then, one fine evening, as I was sorting through some mail that had arrived rather unceremoniously (tied to a rock thrown through a window), I came upon an evangelical tract describing a Flomosexual Redemption Centre in Toronto. Eagerly, I read how cases even worse than mine had been saved by the correct application of evangelica1 science. But did I dare to hope that TZT&IPZ~&I could be mine? I sought out the nearest HRC and turned myself in. There I learned in my philosophy classes that the anus is a most problematic orifice, having unsavoury associations with both excrement and homosexual practices. We were taught that in an ideal future soci-
ety, excrement would be removed fr;m the human body via teleportation devices, thus rendering the anus completely and utterly superfluous. This would solve two philosophical problems at once: the aesthetic one posed by excrement, and the theological one posed by homosexualism. Our society is not ideal. It is one in which the anus cannot yet be dispensed with. And so, we have to find other ways of “becoming straight in Christ,” or, for myself, learning to curb my preoccupation with this unfortunate orifice, gaining “redemption.” Many techniques of redemption are used in an HRC. But, for patients like myself with uncontrollable horror of anything normal or decent, the technique of choice was “progressive desensitization.” In lay terms, this means that I was exposed to progressively more normal and wholesome situations, until I could actually watch home movies of a wedding without either losing my lunch or laughing myself silly. When I reached this stage, I was allowed passes outside of the HRC. But I still wore a beeper connected to HRC headquarters, so that I might summon assistance when the Great Tempter Himself appeared before me (as he so often did) in the guise of a devilishly attractive man wearing clothing that could only have been shrink-wrapped on. During the final phase, w,e were given intensive instruction in crocheting doilies and baking cupcakes (and these we produced in prodigious quantities for the gift shop). The ideawas that eventually we would reach a stage where the once-awesome en-
ergies of homosexual lust could be transmuted into more wholesome ends. And that has been my experience. When I find myself in times oftrou ble, I retire to a washroom cubicle and do some work on my doilies (baking utensils are too cumbersome). Finally, for those nay-sayers among you, those who are quick to cry “Internalized Homophobia!“1 have nothing but the utmost pity. Thanks to the HRC’s righteous struggle, my teeth have been saved! Please do not attempt any of the above without the supervision of a HRC Redemption Specialist. It’s money well spent!
o you have a daughter, Mr.van der Breggen? 1f you do, are you going to encourage her to be a lesbian? Because I’m not heterophobic or anything, but we all know that the principal characteristic of heterosexuality is vaginal sex, and medical evidence shows that frequent vaginal intercourse, despite contraceptive defenses, often leads to unwanted pregnancies (hence abortions, mistreated children, overpopulation, and who knows what else!). I mean, if you’re going to reduce human sexuality down to sexual acts, then lesbianism is delinitely the healthiest choice for our daughters. I have nothing against heterosexuals, don’t get me wrong, but their HIV infection rate is currently the fastest greying one in North America. Since no definite cases of woman-to-woman sexual transmission of HIV have even been proven, I’m going to ensure the health of my precious daughters by encouraging only lesbian sex. Even if they do feel that they’re born %raight,” I’m sure I can condition it out of them. You also fail to mention that frequent heterosexual vaginal intercourse also leads to vaginal trauma, an increased risk of cervical and uterine cancer, and a host of STDs that are a lot harder to catch from other women. So, if you do have a daughter who mistakenly believes she prefers men to women, there are organizations that can help her through her little stage. We all want what’s best for our children. If a lousy third-year B.A. student can demonstrate the ludicrousness of a Ph.D. student’s argument, I’m worried about the abilities and biases of our future professors.
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endrik van der Breggen’s letters to the editor about anal intercourse are a local tradition, sort of like Oktoberfest without the funny hats. Oh yes, there’s also no Miss Anal Intercourse contest. Mr. van der Breggen has a distorted view of the role of anal sex among gay men, Yes, it’s popular, but not like &+~$?ti - more like Frasie~ or Ellen. There are a lot of other options out there, especially if you have cable. Of course, you can always throw away the TV entirely and join one of the %x-gay” organizations. These groups start with guiltridden people who desperately want to change, and achieve a longterm success rate of. . . essentially zero. Still, like a broken clock that tells the correct time twice a day, Mr. van der Breggen is right that a shocking numberofyounggay men manage to get infected with HIV. What should a young man do about that? Well, he’s certainly free to join an ex-gay organization, spend a couple of years being miserable,
decide he’s really still gay and join a group like GLLOW (where he would find others who have taken the same path). Or he could cut out the middle steps and join GLLOW right away. Finding a way to have a physically and emotionally healthy sex life can be quite a challenge for young gay men, Some decide not to have anal sex at all (and some never wanted to anyway). Some integrate condoms (used correctly and used every time) into their lovemaking. And some, sadly, rely on wishful thinking. Much like the ex-gay movement. -
a child’s neck was random, but then this was just an opinion piece. Worse was the news article by Jason Rochon. He says Grieb “took her own life and that of her three-yearold daughter.” What a strange euphemism. I might have thought “murder” or “homicide” more appropriate. Apologists would have us believe that Grieb was doing her daughter a favour, but who’s kidding who here? Children look to their parents for guidance and protection, not fast tracks to the sweet hereafter. This was a devastating tragedy, but call it the way it is.
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Exalting murder - # 2 To the Editor,
know that homophobia is all around us, but it’s really unfortunate that it appears in the pages of Imprint (June 19). Mr. van der Breggen has used Gay Pride Day as an excuse to share his “concerns” about homosexuality and anal sex. I find his entire discussion to be quite offensive. It’s really too bad. If Mr. van der Breggen had gone to K-W’s local Gay Pride Day, he’d know that it was a very pleasant gathering of people, both gay and straight. He might even begin to appreciate just how hard it is to be openly gay, and why it’s so important for us to take one day of the year and celebrate being gay. -
was dismayed by Hendrik van der Breggen’s Letter the Editor in the Imprint on June 19. He raises some of his concerns about anal intercourse, and he uses them as evidence of “significant social effects” of homosexuality. He styles the lette; as a plea to allow his two young sons to grow up in a society that fosters healthy sexual practices+ The alarming omission from his letter is any consideration of love. How does he expect his sons to have any idea of healthy sexual practices if their father defines it in purely physical terms? I trust that anyone in this university community, upon re-reading his letter with love, not sex, in mind can see the weakness of his arguments, so I will end here.
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all it “the deification of Jackie.” Kieran Green’s editorial, while certainly heartfelt, is ridiculous in the extreme, Mike Harris made Jackie Grieb kill her daughter? Come again? Kieran says Ms. Grieb “contributed fullness, She rounded things out. . . She contributed random acts of beauty.” I wouldn’t think that slipping a noose around
his is in regard to the two articles about the death of Jackie Grieb in the June 19 issue of Imprint. I was completely appalled by the lack of respect for the murder of Dagmar Grieb by Jason Rochon and Kieran Green. Both articles praised Jackie: Grieb for her artistic ability and her strong femininity, but both overlooked the fact that this woman murdered a helpless three-year-old girl. Kieran Green went as far as to compare Ms. Grieb to Leonardo Da Vinci and used her suicide to attack the current provincial government. I am sickened to read that the Editor-in-Chief of this newspaper is more concerned with the need for artists to ?estore the balance in society” rather than saving the lives of society’s children. I am truly sorry that a UW student felt that suicide was her only option, but murdering a threeyear-old is cowardice. I think Imprint has belittled the death of Dagmar Grieb to further glorify her murderer. If ,we are diminished by any loss, Kieran, it is by the loss of Dagmar Grieb.
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hanks for printing my letter in your June 19 issue. A couple of errors (made by me) should be corrected. Firstly, I overstated my case when I said that anal intercourse is the principal characteristic of male homosexual sexual practice. A gay gentleman has kindly pointed out to me that oral-genital sex is the principal feature. I stand corrected, then (and I am sincerely appreciative of the respectful way I was corrected). However, evidence still strongly suggests that anal intercourse is a sigrrifiulnt characteristic of gay sex. A 1987 U.S. study shows that in spite of the health risks and educational efforts concerning these risks, 80 per cent of the male homosexual population practices anal intercourse (see Jeffrey Sa tinover, Hom058xuality & The Polr’rics of %/t/r [Baker, 19961, p. 59). A 1993 Canadian study also shows that in spite of the health risks - and additional education concerning these risks - 62 per cent of the male homosexual population continue to engage in anal intercourse (see Ted Myers et al., The Canadiun Sump of Guy and l3isexd
Sureey [Canadian AIDS So19931, p. 34). Thus, anal intercourse is a significant feature of gay sex, and so my concerns about the medical
(Intervarsity, 1995>, Chapter 6. Secondly, I made an error in providing the website location for the organization New Direction for Life (which offers help to homosexuals who don’t want to be homosexual). The address should read as follows: <http://www.execulink.com/-newdire+. This organization is a Christian organization. For those interested in working with therapists who treat homosexuality from a variety of perspectives, I suggest they contact the National Association for Research and Treatment of Homosexuality (NARTH) at (818) 789-4440 or 16452 Ventura Boulevard, Encino, CA 91436. NARTH was founded by members of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) who were dissatisfied with the attempt by other APA members to make it a breach of professional ethics to help a homosexual change - even when the homosexual wunts to change! Additionally, there are various branches of Homosexuals Anonymous available (phone (215) 376-1146 or write to P.O. Box 7881, Reading, PA 19603). I apologize for any distress my mistakes may have caused, and I thank those who have taken the time to correct me.
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id you bother even proofreading either of your columns in last week’s Imprint related to the death of Mrs. Jackie Grieb? They don’t seem to be in tune. Lines like “she contributed small, random acts of beauty” and “she established herself as an artist, an activist, an entrepreneur, and a mother” don’t seem to agree with “Grieb took her own life and that of her three year-old daughter.” I’m sure all the students at this school would appreciate it if you didn’t use the school’s newspaper to glorify child killers. What’s next, a tribute to the Manson family? She may have been a great artist, but she committed the most deplorable act possible. I believe she had the right to take her own life, but I wonder if her daughter felt like three years was a long enough life? Kent Wulkef
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Tahiti Treat? Fresh nuts roasting on an open fire . . . a Tahitian fire dancer lights up the night with his own unique style. by Weran
ttending a body art convention is like walking through a great, vibrant, living, international art gallery. You don’t have to walk around and view the exhibitions, they all walk by you. Not only can you chat with the artists, you can chat with the artworks themselves. And all the while, the air is full of the buzz of creation in progress. Northern Ink exposure (NIX) brought together tattoo and piercing artists from all over the globe at Blue Mountain Resort in Collingwood, Ontario, from June 19 to June 22. Tattoo artists from across Canada and the United States were present, along with guest artists from such distant locations as Italy, Germany, the Netherlands, Tahiti and Japan. Convention attendees had the opportunity to have workdone by some of the top names in the world ofink. Among those present was Lyle Tuttle, one of the foremost tattoo historians in the world and a cultural icon of the ’60s. Janis Joplin had her tattoos done by Tuttle. Kitchener-Waterloo was represented by local studio ToraTattoos. Jamie Izumi, of Tora Tattoos, has become a recognized name in the North American tattoo scene. The work of Kazua Oguri, from Cifu City, Japan, received particular interest from everyone present. LJsing a simple needlestylus rather than an electric needle gun, he created traditional Japanese designs. Those who had a piece done by him were intrigued by the sensation of the much slower process, but admitted that it hurt much more than a conventional machined tattoo. Tattoo artists from Hawaii and Tahiti demonstrated South Pacific tattoo styles. Tricia Allen of Tradition Tattoos, Hawaii, ex-
plained that the word tattoo comes from the Tahitian word tatau, which means “to tap or strike.” Allen is currently working on her doctorate at the University of Hawaii, on the revival of the tattoo art form. Allen, who on Saturday presented a slide show on South Pacific tatooing, noted that tattoos had a special significance in South Pacific cultures. She cited Polynesia, where tattoos were “a mark of respect for ancestors.” In Tahiti, tattoos were required before one could undertake various acts or stages of life. A Tahitian girl, for example, was not allowed to have sexual intercourse until she had her buttocks tattooed. The South Pacific tattooing style is one of bold, black graphics with small repeating geometric patterns.
language The atmosphere at NIX was one of powerful camaraderie. There seems to be a bond among tattoo lovers eveqwhere. People often approached others and complemented them on their tattoos, usually inquiring who the artist was. Amdng the artists there seemed to be little competitiveness or antipathy. Artists wandered around and chatted with one anotherduring breaks in their work. When someone ran low on equipment or supplies, other artistscheerfully loaned the required materials. When a fight between a husband and wife, co-owners of a tattoo studio, caused the early closure of their booth, other operators seemed sad. On Saturday, while the author was having a tattoo done by Paul Taylor of Sacred Rose, San Francisco, the Italian artists in a nearby booth began laughing and clowning around. Taylor remarked that it was good to see them happy again, as they had been depressed after a particularly slow day, the day before. Throughout the weekend, contests were held for outstanding tattoos. Categories included “overall male and female” (for people with extensive tattooing all over their bodies), “coverup” (for tattoo work that covered over and concealed a scar or earlier, botched tattoo job), and “tattoo of the day” (for tattoos that had
hammer - and by a young, exuberant Tahitian fire dancer who ate fire, balanced flaming batons on his bare feet and set his own body on fire a few times. Captain Don Leslie summed up body arc conventions with these words: “There are two kinds of people here: the freaks, and
Jamie Izumi, of Tora Tattoos, Kitchener-Waterloo, practices his art. photos
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All the tattoo booths at the convention were fully open. Anyone could wander up and watch an artist at work. Or they could simply watch the other people going by. Many of those present wore clothes specially adjusted or cut to reveal the painting on their bodies. A body art gathering is a spectacle of glorious exhibitionism.
been done thar day at the conference). Of course, no convention would be complete without some evening en terrainment. Saturday evening saw performances by circus sideshow artist Captain Don Leslie - who stuck pins in himself, swallowed swords, fire and a phallic coathanger, and drove a six-inch nail up his nose with a
by Weran Green
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Lucky Ladies. . . the winners of the “Overall female” for their extensive body art.
the people who come to look at the freaks.” Whether one is a freak or a freak-watcher, these gatherings are events not to be missed. They are visual celebrations of art, of colourful diversity and of the wonderful canvas that is the human body.
or my first FedBack, I thought that I would fill you in on the world of the Federation of Students from my standpoint, the portfolio of VPAdmin and Finance. The Feds lost a lot of money last year, especiallycompared to what was budgeted. The preliminary reports suggest that we lost in excess of $80,000. Compare that to the $2,227 profit that was projected, and things look really bad. We arc now a debtor corporation as we are $60,000 in the hole. So why is it that I still have a smile on my face? Well, it’s because I know that the Bombshelter is still going to be the place to be on Wednesday and Saturday. The Used Bookstore is srill making a lot of money, and finally, Fed Hall is going to have the year it hasn’t seen in a decade. Although seeing last year’s results pour in over the last month has been disheartening, I can say that we are poised for a profitable
1998-99. The budgets for this year are in the preliminary stage, but more will be made of them over the next couple of months. I am excited about Fed Hall this year, and if you saw what we have planned, you would be too. On Friday nights, starting in September, Fed Hall will be the place where all the cool kids should be. In conjunction with the renovations that are scheduled to happen over the next few months, none of us will be able to recognize the place, especially with people in it. Fed Half has been a drain on the Federation of Students for a long time, but with a great deal of effort, energy and ideas, that era will cease this year. I know that this is more or less a cliche, but I want to encourage people to drop by the office if they have any concerns with regards to last year’s financials, inreresc in this year’s budgeting process or input for the Fed Hall Renovation Committee. Being of a fiscal mindset makes a person rather lonely around these parts. Call me at 888-4042 or e-mail me at fedvpad@fed&uwaterloo.ca.
The catwalk just purrs K-W Fashion Alliance Show WalperHoti,Kit& June 25
ram a hot, sultry day outside to an evening amidst some “hot stuff’at a K-W Fashion Alliance show in the Crystal Ballroom of the Walper hotel - a transformation that I didn’t mind much. I was there to see some good clothes - cu wren t trends, colours, textures, etc, I must say I wasn’t disappointed. The show certainly displayed a wide variety of tastes. The clothes showcased were from local stores and designers such as Magic Mountain, Earth Wings, Surf Paradise, Deneatra, Campitelli, Cultural Rhythm, Weesie and Harebell. The clothes were fun, young and yet sophisticated. From capri pants and halters to elegant evening dresses, they had it all. The Ballroom acted as a nice back-
drop to the wonderful dresses. Yes, I must mention, the dresses were the highlight of the night. Campite1li’s orange tube dress was quite sexy, maintaining a simple silhouette -sheer glamour. Harebell’s delicate pastel dresses with intricate details and a touch of innocence were a perfect conclusion to the show. Okay, it wasn’t &innocence.
Things did get a little bit naughty and funky. Weesie’s body-hugging halters and bell bottoms and some of the “Victoria’s Secret” type numbers did cause some of the boys to sort of, oh, “talk amongst themselves.” If Harebell’s dresses were the most dreamy and beautiful, those of Compitelli were indeed the most naughty and sexy.
Dimensions Dance Studio also featured some live entertainment. Playing of hand-drums was a nice touch to the sharing of authentic styles of cultural rhythm. So it wasn’t a bad way to spend a Thursday evening. One
by Rob Van Kruistum
thing to add, though, as I conelude - the models needed to fiel the clothes and have some fun with them. Some models obviously seemed quite enthusiastic, but others need to work on truly being able to “grace thecatwalk.”
Smart people, unite! by Paul Schrelber
s the bus came around a bend ‘n the QEW, I woke up and saw the high-rises in the downtown core across the bay. It was like coming to New York City or something; I was in a place where things were happening. There was movement. The couple across the aisle from me were talking about B.C. and how it’s so different there. “It’s too uptight in Toronto” she said, and I have to agree. Toronto is much more uptight and much more fast-paced. Not that I’ve ever been out west, but Toronto is at least more wound-up than Waterloo! Toronto gets a bad rep across the nation for being a self-centered town. I suppose that’s somewhat true, but not all Torontonians think their city is the centre of the universe. When I got off the bus, I decided to walk. I love the streetcar, but sometimes if it’s too crowded, I start to hate people, and that’s just not good! Walking down Dundas, I was stopped almost immediately by a woman wanting change. She said she was hungry and slept in a sleeping bag on the street. I gave her fifty cents. Not the kind of change she really needed, I guess, but maybe she won’t be as hungry. I think it’s a good idea to help peopleout, even if I’m not sure their stories are true. You have to give people the
benefit of the doubt, I think, because the chance of it being a scam is likely less than that of it being sincere. And the cost of being wrong in the second case is also far greater than that of being wrong in the first: If they’re lying, you lose a buck or two, but if they really are hungry, you’ve helped a feltow human being in need, never a bad thing. The next person I encountered on the street was a black man. I was immediately intimidated. Why? I think’it’s because I was in Toronto. Would I be in-
smiled back. Eventually though, I found myself falling into the trap. I would look at people, but look away before I could get a response. I winced each time because I felt like a traitor. I wanted to change the town; instead, I was becoming it. That was about a month ago. For some reason I felt alienated on that trip, and when I returned to Waterloo, I had more of a feeling of coming home than I did arriving at my parents’ house the day I got off that bus. I was back in Toronto last weekend, and I feIt a lot more at home this
o, you think you’re pretty smart, eh? Think that you have all the answers, do you? Prove it. On July 17, the WaterlooQuiz Bowl is holding its first intramural trivia tournament. Grab a friend or three or four and sign up! Test your knowledge against teams from other faculties, clubs and ‘organizations across campus. Perhaps you’ll even get the opportunity to whip some administration butt. If you’ve ever seenJeopordy! and said to yourself, “hey, I can answer those,” now’s your chance to prove it. With questions ranging from Canad& historical fig-
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was just coming to terms with the way the city was. Gord Downie said about one of the songs on the upcoming Tragitally Hip album; “There are always these forces drawing you to affiliation and allegiance.” That’s how I was feeling. It was like I had a membership with T.O. But it was more than that. I felt Iiterally a part of the city. Part of the streets, part of the buildings, part of the people (homeless and otherwise). I think I have final1y realized that despite my two years in Waterloo, my upcoming sejour in Coleraine, and wherever I end up in the future, despite it all, Toronto will always be my home. d
timidaced by Sweet Mike D or SuperNige, my two black house mates, and two of the friendliest guys I know, if I met them on the street in TO.? Probably. The problem is the impersonal nature of the city. In Hogtown, when you smile a nice “hello” to people on the street, they look away, Maybe in Waterloo we could start a trend where everyone says “Hi!” or at least smiles when you pass them on campus. That would give our school a special, friendly f’lavour to it, I think. I received some hope when I smiled at a couple coming down Dundas, and the guy actually
ures to leading goal-scorers to hitsingle-writers, there’s something up everyone’s alley. Did you pldy School Reach in high school and are dying to reminisce about the good 01’ days? This is the opportunity you’ve been waiting for. Get your buzzer fingers ready and dig that useless knowledge from the back of your brain. If you’ve got what it takes, you’ll walk home with a prize or two. The tournament will take place in the Student Life Centre, with the first games getting under way at 1:30 p.m. Registration costs $10 for teams of four or more and $2 per person otherwise. To register or for more information, send an e-mail to email@example.com
The dawn of machine consciousness Fear it or love it, you can look forward to it by Simon ImprlntsM
retty soon now - welt, admittedly about fifty to eighty years from now -computers will be fast enough to compete with the human brain. At this time (at the latest), scientists will be capable of running “brain simuIat.ors” on computers that mimic accurately the workings of the brain. Even if they don’t understand explicitly how the combined processes of neural networks and other biological factors combine to create consciousness, the scientists will be able to simulate it on computer. (Obviously we will have more understandingofthebrainbythen-rightnowwedon’t even knowejcacrly how fast the brain is-but fifty years is a long time). What an interesting idea! Aside from the obvious consequence of throwing out that hunk of flesh in your head (“wetware”) and replacing it with cool silicon, there are enormous scientific, social and moral implications of being able to create humans that only exist invirtual space. I mean, if they’re simulating a human with, say, a complete virtual environment connected to its sen-
sory inputs, who’s to say that the virtual human (“v-human”) is any less real than you or me? It’s not like this v-human is going to spring into existence out of thin air. It will have to be virtually grown from an embryo stage . (whose shape would be determined, theoretically, from agenerated DNA string), or else duplicated and modified from an existing v-human. As such, this v-human will have a whole set of experiences, personality, memories of its virtual life, etc. (I know, it’s a very strange idea). So you might decide that to save the environment, you’re going to raise a v-human child instead of a real baby because they’ll have less impact on the environmentjust 60V for the computer instead of all that food, gas, alcohol, etc. that a real human consumes. Who’s to say that a virtual kid can’t grow up to be a normal, well-adjusted virtual adult in these kind of conditions? You might visit yourv-human child in virtual space, or project it somehow into the real world, and you might really fool yourself - and it! ’ Did I say “it’? Am I implying that v-
humans should be property just like the computers that they run on? No such thing! I imagine, and hope, that like all real humans, v-humans would be covered under a set ofv-human rights that give them the right
to vote and drive (among other inalienable rights such as freedom and health care). Scientists - especially psychologists - will have a field day experimentingonmass numbers of v-humans who are subjected to strictly controlled environments. This would be an opportunity for well-controlled experiments not possible in the real world, where psychologists can’t consciencously breed children purely for their experimen ts. Maybe all the v-human subjects will have virtual lobotomies or something before their activation so that they’re not covered under the v-human rights act. We might start seeing Pro-lobotomyvs. Pro-vlife factions bombing each other and the psych computer labs. Green Whateverhappens, I hope that someday I won’t be scared to call a v-humanmyfriend. After all, you never know what they’ll be doing in there. Once they’re outside the bone-box, they don’t have to stay human anymore, do they?
U.S. Navy hacks a U.K. marine server They reportedly did so for information on Soviet military dolphins. http:// www.pcworld.com/news/daily/data/0598/ 980511132733,html
Sniffing out electronic
anthrax with devices
Receptors sense the virus and report presence of anthrax to operators. http://www.wired.com/news/news/ technology/story/l303 1. html
Texas puts criminal records online
Local area networks may soon be cable-free. http://www.pcwt,rld.com/news/daily/data/ 0698/980619091303.html
English-speaking apply technology
The airlines know they aren’t needed, but use them so a passenger doesn’t get scared by seeing an insect on a flight. http://
car to forego
They use alternative fuels in an effort to be more friendly to the environment. http://www.wired.com/news/news/ technology/story/l2025.html Internet
Organs to be grown in your body
Computers English-speaking countries reap the benefits of tech. http://www.wired.com/news/ news/politics/story/l 1947.html
Anvone can access them for a fee. http:// www.wired.corn/news/news/politics&$ 13004.html
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Company prepares to slash prices monthly in order to retain market share. http://www.zdnet.com/zdnn/stories/ zdnn~disp1ay/0,3440,2114119,00.html
He becomes the first Russian President chat on the Net. http://www.news.coml News/Item/0,4,22029,OO.html?dd.ne.tx.fs
As technology develops, dogs’ noses may be phased out by electronic ones. http://www.wired.com/news/news/technology/storyl12070. html
Microsoft’s Terraserver provides terabytes of images to almost anyone with a modem. http://www.wired.com/news/news/culture/ story/l3218.htmI
but it proves life could exist on other planets. http://www.cnn.corr$I’ECH/science/9806/ 26/life.in.ice.ap/
Closest planet ever found Seenorbiting small star confirmed. http://www.cnn.com/TECH/space/ 9806/26/new.planet.ap/
priority This will allow persons who are wilhng to pay more to have their email receive preferential treatment. http://www.wired.com/news/news/ technology/story/l 1996.html
Word, Powerpoint and Excel leak sensitive information. http:// www.wired.com/news/news/technology/story/1334Zhtmi
New money denied UW says no to athletic scholarships by Cmie fmpiWsW
he University ofWaterioo endorsed the Ontario University Athletics (OUA) Directors’ vote against the introduction of athletic awards for first-year students. In a dead-heat vote - 23 votes for and 23 votes against - the CIAU upheld its policy against entrance scholarships based only on athletic talent. All 18 Ontario schools voted in a blockagainst the motion, Western Canadian schools supported it, and Atlantic schools were divided. According to Judy McCrae, UW Director of Athletics, the issue was resurrected in the CIAU by the Western Canadian schools. UW has 32 varsity teams, and without adequate resources to fund scholarships, only some would benefit, creating an unfair situation. Members of QUA do not see athletic scholarships as a priority or as being acceptable because the education system itself is so highly underfunded. Ontario is striving for an equitable system of financial aid to meet the needs of all qualified students; special sports scholarships do not fit into this model. “They couldn’t have chosen a worse
time in Ontario education funding,” said McCrae. McCrae noted that instituting athletic scholarships would result in costly”bidding wars,” and would overload coaches, *who have departmental respdnsiblities in addition to their coaching work. The CIAU also lacks a policing arm, as in the NCAA, to prevent misconduct by schools offering scholarships, Currently , student-athletes have access to financial assistan= through a number of approved programs, including the Ontario Student Assistance Program, financial bursaries, academic scholarships and the Ontario Student Opportunity Trust Fund. Monetary awards that recognize athletic participation also look at residency, financial need and academic achievement. The only Canadian university that offers athletic scholarships is Simon Fraser University in British Columbia. However, athletes receiving these awards may not compete in CIAU sports, only in a smaller organization, a lesser version of the NCAA, competing against U.S. teams. Although the motion has been defeated for now, McCrae believes the issue is far from solved. “It will be backon our pIates in the next two to three years.” %
Leaders of the Week
byMaeCantos spec/al to fmpdnt
Be fit, play ball hockey What is fast-paced and action-packed? Ball hockey, of course! This term, there are six high-performance A-League teams and twenty hardcore B-League teams,The teams have all been giving up blood, sweat and tears (well, at least perspiring a bit) each nightthey.&,kitouton thecourt Themen’s A-League teams have all played four games, and Thrown Together leads the pack, followed by Crazy Pablos and Mighty Minks. In the B-League, Tribe, West D Wackers and Fired Up are all undefeated. The race to the finals in on, so play hard, play fair and have fun!!
Careers in health and fitness wOrkShOp
Tammy has certainly lived up to the responsibility of being Co-ordinator of Referees. The Applied Health Studies student has gone beyond her regular job duties and has been the catalyst behind a new award for the Referees, called “Captain’s Choice Award,” given to the best official in each sport. Tammy is an excellent, dedicated, role
Dennis is one of the nicest badminton players in the UW BadmintonClub. I-Ie is always willing to sacrifice his time for the benefit of the club. Currently entering his second year at the University of Waterloo, Dennis has never failed to volunteer as an executive. This term, he is one of the directors of the BadmintonCluband has brought many new and inventive ideas to the organisation. Being the chief organizer of one of the largest badminton tournaments in Ontario, Dennis brought in many sponsors to support the club. With his great skills, charming manner and welcoming smile, he brings a touch of class and a sense of friendliniss to I the club.
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standing in staff relations and in servicing league patrons. Tammy has been involved in numerous CR positions in the past including volleyball ref, umpire, and skating instructor. She will undoubtedly continue to be an important member of the CR staff. Congratulations, Tammy!
Just a reminder for all you fitness freaks out there that Campus Ret is offering a workshop for those interested in the field of fitness and other health-related areas. You can learn where your fitness experiencecan benefit you in your career, understand the role of a fitness professional and learn about relevant issues out in the real worid. So if you’re interested in a career in health/fitness or are currently involved in a job, this workshop is for you! The workshop is next Wednesday, July 8 in PAC 2045 from 7-9 p.m, Sign up today at the Equipment Centre for the low fee of $2. And if you needed a little more convincing, refreshments will be provided! Haul
Competitive Basketball is trucking along with every team playing their fifth game this week. The forty teams have been split into levels: A, B, C, Leading the ALeague are Oxen in the Bloxen and The Bomber (apparently they can serve beer
and play ball). B-League is led by four teams: Spice Girls, The GreenTom Show, Steve Kerr and the SWAT team. Watt Up Ohms and Piano Monster are tied for first in theC-League.
The UW Badminton Club is hosting a badminton tournament Friday, July lOand Saturday July 11 at the Columbia Recreation ComplexThere is no fee for current UW Badminton Club members, and non-members can still sign up for a nominal fee to be announced. Besides the glory of winning, there wilr be awards and prizes for winners and finalists. For more information about times and scedules, contact the UW Badminton Club Exec at wkguan@ optometry.uwaterloo.ca or dthe@ undergrad.math.uwaterloo.ca.
Soccer fever With World Cup fever hitting UW, Campus Ret Soccer is well under way with only one week left in the regular season. Excetlent sportsmanship and good refereeing have made for a smooth season with few mishaps. Good luck to all the teams in the playoffs.
Just a note.. . There is a bouidering cave iocated in the heart of the PAC (Squash Court#l). To use it, you have to become a member of the Outers Club ($7)and buy a BoulderingClub membership($15)oryoueould become part of the Wall of Fame and donate a hold (retail $15) instead of buying a membership. Membership has its privileges, allowing for un_limited access during PAC hours. Considering that we’re halfway through the term, Bouldering memberships are now offered for the low, low price of@! (You still have to be an Outers member - $7, so it still only comes to $lS!) For more info, contact kaverbeu@neumann,uwaterloo.ca.
Summer sounds 1998 Local bands steal the show at Sour& of Summer Music Festival Sounds
Waterloo Park June
usic, sunshine, food, fun.. . what more could a person ask for? At Sounds of Summer in Waterloo Park, great weather and better music united to create the ideal music festival weekend featuring a line-up as diverse as the people attending the event. * ’ From the rap beats of Toronto’s BTK to the sweet piano sounds of Chantal Kreviazuk, art-
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ists who most likely hadn’t even heard of each other before the show, let alone expected to share stage space at the same show were thrown together, creating a mosaic of summer music mania. The highlights of the weekend were not exclusive to the main stage, but were also present at the ID stage, hidden out of view of the main concert area. People seeking shelter from the sun, or just looking to get a beer, were treated to the latest sounds coming from the K-W
othe :r article on the glories of the Groove Daddies or the superiority of Shannon Lyon, I’ve got some good news for you. K-W, finally, seems to be breaking out ofthe Grateful Dead cover band, classic rock and folk scene whose time has passed. These fresh faces are faster, meaner, younger and - without a doubt - cooler than anything K-W has seen before. The bands on the frontier of this rebellion against the stagnation the local music scene has
The sheer impact that these female-fronted bands will have on our area seemed to be lost on the drunken multitudes in the tent; however, groups of hardcore young fans at the front of the stage area spoke volumes about the life these bands are breathing into the K-W iive scene. Other highlights at the second stage included olive wide, who, despite being plagued by sound troubles, delivered a powerful, bass-driven set; and appar-
On Saturday at the main stage, fans were warned early that treble charger would not be attending “due to a skateboard accident” - more likely attributable to a fall in the shower or a late Friday night. The crowd, however, didn’t miss a thing as the horns of Big Rude Jake, the rap of BTK, the guitar rock of Wide Mouth Mason and the powerful vocals of the Watchmen teamed up to provide an excellent show. On Sunday, superior sets by the Wild Strawberries and Chantal Kreviazuk teamed up. with passing clouds to overshadow forgettable performances by Copyright and the Killjoys. Both Kreviazuk and theWild Strawberries showed true class by sticking around after their performances and signing autographs. No matter where you were in Waterloo Park during Sounds of Summer, good music was impossible to miss and fun in the sun was the name of the game. See you next year!
Perky poetry promotion Erina Poetry Gznadhn
their crowns grow back into leaves” and “your bosom a jewelled basket for the plunge of neck1 ine.” Her reading was part of the “Always on a Sunday Writers Series” jointly organized by the Canadian Clay & Glass Gallery and Judith see Miller, the host. The Gallery provided an interesting space for the gathering of fifty or so friends and admirers of Erina Harris, many of whom are part of the local arts community. Miller encouraged audience members to arrange their chairs in a way they would be most comfortable and able to see the poet. Harris reinforced the informal atmosphere by inviting people to laugh and make noise and
suggested the setting could make, a good party. She claimed to be so excited to see everyone there that she did not know whether to cry or pee her pants.
he next time wesee Erina Harris fondling vegetables in the produce section at Zehrs, we cannot help but feel that she’s up to more than collecting the ingredients for seven vegetable chili. A recognizable feature of gifted writers is their ability to transform the mundane into the magical. . Harris’ self-proclaimed favourite poem, entitled “Ode to a Pumpkin Grande Dame,” does just that with its lines: “In the garden there are tiny queens who argue with their selfishness ‘til
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not know whether to cry or pee her pants The reading was dedicated to the passing of her close friend Jackie Grieb and her daughter and began with the reading of a poem written in her memory, “Poem for the Lady in her Mushrooms.” Later, Harris recounted her experience of fear and anger one night after a series of prank calls
Opera How June 19 by Rob
Amelia who “looks like hell exquisite.” Harris gives Amelia a falsetto voice as she cries to a Christian peddler at her door, “I wouldn’t let a god into my house if he said he’d clean it twice a week ‘cause there’s no god I could forgive!” To conclude the reading, Harris read poem LX111 of t.e 82 shxt poems of eLkz, a book she hopes to transform into a published work. Another project she has been working on for a few years is a compilation of poetry, facts and exotic photographs based on her research of the lives of women in the circus. Anyone who has had the pleas.ure of attending one of Erina’s readings can attest to the spirit of her presentation being equal to the wit and charm of her written verse. Sunday was no exception.
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she received. Her poem demands an answer to the question of why someone would be sensciessly malicious to one who has done them no harm. The mood of the roomchanged
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s one 14%going-on-Z7-yearold girl said leaving the club, “Now I can die happy.” That about sums up the evening of June 19 as Curve came back to town after a four-year hiatus. Toni Halliday came out onstage to a roar from the crowd. As the music began, it was obvious that this night was well worth the wait. Playing a good mix from all their albums, Curve blasted the Opera House with wave afterwave of sonic ear-candy. While being branded Goths
~~~~~~~ This quirky collection of six vignettes was inspired by her 62year-old Hitchcock, a lo-
friend, Margaret cal writer. She once pronounced that, “in order to write truthfully in a well-rounded and honest way you have to shed the obligation of having to be nice all the time.” Playful is how Harris can be described in her readings about
curves or Post Acid-House kids, Halliday, through both her stage presence and her music, has been able to overcome this pigeon-holing and create music that is both beautiful, moving and, like on Cume’s previous albums, way ahead of its time. “Coming Up Roses,” “Chinese Burn” and “Lillies Dying” were just some of the crowd pleasingcurves thrown out to thecrowd this evening. Nothing makes a show better than being well warmed-up before the headliners come out; doing an excellent job of this was The Dandy Warhols. Before the shJw, CFNY interviewed the band and played a few of their songs. Impressive enough there and on their CD’s, the band just seemed to screw it up during the show. Every song they played made
Halliday - bathed in Heaven’s rays. photo
me feel like I was at a different concert. Cool enough - I don’t mind hearing the Refreshments, INXS and Brooks and Dunn once in a while. Even though they sounded like other bands, they pulled it off well.
Cycor ded.icatedto local clergy Cycor naeBos& hcdkher June I9 by Khan
ometimes it just sucks to be a small local band. Nobody knows it better than Cycor, who were playing for the flies at The Boss on June 19. . The audience, at its peak, numbered about 20 at The Boss, a hole-in-the-wall second-story bar in The Mayfair Hotel beside Kitchener
That’s is perhaps trial talent Two member themselves, era1 other
a shame, since Cycor the best techno-industhis area has produced. years ago, the threegroup distinguished appearing with sevgothic/industrial/elec-
bands at Pop the Gator. Their act has been considerably improved and polished since then, as they demonstrated at The Boss. Cycor played two sets, including a fair amount of new material, They dedicated two of their songs to the priests at St. Mary’s High School in Kitchener, who had taken down Cycor posters around St. Mary’s. The most notable change in Cycor’s act is the switch to digital mastering of their backup tracks (lead vocalisr/keyboardist Acostt admitted that they had previously been done all on cassette). The backup tracks are the most impressive part of Cycor’s music. The sense of composition is pure artistry. The mixes are varied and intriguing, and are what keep Cycor from being just another angry-screaming-into1 . . .
the-mic industrial .band. Of course, anyone who samples Ren andStilPlpy in their music is in my good books right from the start. If there was a problem with Cycor’s show, it was a Iack of energy. Acostt appeared listless at the microphone, lacking rhe driving angry power necessary for a good industrial show. They can hardly be blamed for that, though, since at least hqlf of a band’s energy comes from the audience feedback and, well, there was none. “It would take an atomic bomb to move this place,” commented
sets. Cycor will be appearing at a massive all-bands show at Copps Colliseum, scheduled for sometime in October. In a larger venue, with a real audience, this will be a performance worth seeing.
Canada’s best, eh -
by Rob Van Kruistum fmpdnt staff Canada Day, eh? Well it’s time to bring out those 01’ records in order to celebrate. What’s that? No needle for the record player? No problem! EMI has just released a compilation of some of Stompin’ Tom’s best jingles. Included in this collection are some of his most famous songs, including “Canada Day, Up Canada way,” “The Hockey Song,” “Tillsonburg,” “Bud The Spud,” and “I Am The Wind.” These songs, which proclaim the heritage of Canada, have earned Stompin’ Tom the Officer’s Medal in the Order of Canada and a Doctorate of Laws from St. Thomas University in Fredericton. Born and raised on a farm in Skinner’s Pond, P.E.I., Dr. Stompin’ Tom has produced about a dozen albums all proclaiming the folklore, legends,. events, people and places that make up Canada. It’s the best album to be listenin’ to while knockin’ back a few brews, anywhere in Canada.
This collection is perfect for anyone who wants to have all of the best Stompin’ Tom has to offer with the convenience of a single CD or cassette. It introduces the neophyte to the lyrical genius of this noteworthy Newfie narrator. And what collection would be complete without a CD full of souvenirs? Most people listen to this Island Poet and.laugh. That’s part of the point of this music . . . having fun. But if you listen to the music, I mean really listen, you can’t help but notice that there really isn’t any other
poiht. And that’s the point. Isn’t
Slaver rules! J
by James Daouphars fmpfiint staff Slayer fans take heart: while their latest effort, Dl&lus in Musica, can in no way surpass such classic al bums as&& in Blood and &zsom in #% Abyss, it’s a helluva lot better than their previous two efforts. I was literally drooling with anticipation when I first popped the disc in. After all, this is Slayer’s first (serious) effort since Dtiigt In&fve&~ (an album that reeked of cheese). The opening track of Di&olus, entitled “Bitter Peace,” was totally killer Yeah man! I’m talking “bang your head until you’re dizzy, wreck your instruments onstage and drink the blood of your enemies” type of stuff. Classic Slayer. Then, surprisingly, they give the fast shit the old heave-ho and move into a more plodding and rhythmically diverse set of songs, with some occasional fast moments thrown in for good measure. OK, I can respect that, although I was quite disappointed that I wasn’t able to connect with any tracks upon first listen. In other words, out of 11 tracks, the only one that seemed particularly interesting was (surprise again) the’ first one, the fast one. And no, Kerry King and Jeff Hanneman still can’t play a decent guitar solo to save their lives. However, after I gave this disc
a few spins in my player, I really started to enjoy it. Fast or slow, Slayer is still Slayer. The songwriting is mature and sophisticated (nope, nothing remotely close to “Ditto head” here) and Araya has never sounded better on vocals. Speaking of vocals, the lyrics on this album are decidedly bleak and profound (as in “Engrave the art of war, become death’s vile parade”), perhaps more so than any of their previous albums. At any rate, I ended up thrashing around my room to tracks like “Perversions Of Pain” and “&-urn” (my landlord even called downstairs and told me to “turn down that mindless headbanger shit!“). So, to make a long story short, I would place this album somewhere between&asalts and &.+ze. It’s not their greatest effort, but I like the direction they’re heading in. This is a must for Slayer fans. All hail our Dark Lord!
That’s Money, not Marky l
by Tony Mohr Imptint staff
Mark Ramos-Nishita, a.k.a. Money Mark, is one of those “session” musicians who has performed with many well-known artists, but whose name nevertheless remains unknown. Money Mark’s primary claim to fame is his position as keyboardist . forThe Beastie Boys. His contributions to The Beastie Boys’ sound can be heard on the albums C.&t& Yoscr&zd, I&Communication and the forthcoming album fkZ10 IV&y, due to be released July 14. Money Mark is also a member of the band Banyan, which includes Steve Perkins (Porno For Pyros, Jane’s Addiction); Mike Watt (Minutemen, Firehose); Nels Cline; and the Beastie Boys and Beck producers, the Dust Brothers, Money Mark played on Beck’s Widizy and the new Jon Spencer’s Blues Explosion LP and can be heard petiorming a track with Kid Koala called “Carpal Tunnel Syndrome” on the Ninja Tune record company’s new compilationFunk~~~s~on.
Money Mark’s 1%track albumPusUe Button has some really interesting songs/ experiments, the most enjoyable being the title track, “Push the Button.” The song has an infectious groove and some wacky voice sampling that combine to produce a very catchy tune. Other highlights on the album include “Rock in the Rain,” which has chord changes reminiscent ofThe Beatles; “Monkey dot,” featuring a playful mix between harmonica and a Sesame Street-type accompaniment; and “Maybe I’m Dead,” which sounds a bit like something Noel Gallagher would compose. There is a good mix of both conventional “songs,” that is, lyrics set to music in standard “pop” fashion and musical experiments on the ablum. The musical experiments are far more interesting than the conventional “songs” though, because Mark’s talents lie in manipulating sounds and noise rather than writing “songs.” His “songs” tend to sound either like early Foo Fighters music or rehashed Beatles’ songs. In contrast, Mark’s musical experiments are inventive and interesting to listen to. In short, Money Mark has produced a very interesting and exciting album consisting of catchy, playful songs and imaginative sonic soundscapes.
Applications for the following awards are being accepted during the Spring term. Refer to Section 4 of the Undernraduate Calendar for further criteria. A&lication forms are available in the Stud&i Awards Office, 2nd floor, Needles Hall.
ALL FACULTIES: Undergraduate Bursay Program
available to students with financial need. Deadline: as soon as possible but no later than July 15, 1998. Paul Berg Memorial Award - ovaitable to students who are invalved in extracurricular MUSIC activities on campus; must have minimum ‘B’ average. D&d: tine: October 30, 1998%. -
available to 4A Computer Science. beadline: October 30, 1998.
this is your chance to contribute to UW’s own home-groan musical-comedy show (or just come out and have fun). This year’s theme is Conspiracies. Come one, come all. Meetings ore at 7:30 p.m. in Modern languages, room IO4 (Faculty Common Room). See you there!
available to 2B and 38 Accountancy Studies based on marks and extracurricular involvement. Deadline: July 15,
1998. KX. Lee Computer orship - available
to 26 Computer Science. Deadline: October 30, 1998. Sun Life of Canada Award - available to 2B Actuarial Science. Deadline: November 30, 1998.
Andrea Fmser Memorial Scholarship - available to 3rd or 4th year Kinesiology. Deadline: October
15, 1998. - avoilable to 4A K:nesiology with on interest in rehabilitative medicine. Deadline: October 30, 1998.
available to Year 2 Kinesiology. Deadline: October 15,1998. Ron May Memorial Award - available to 4A Recreation and Leisure. Deadline: October 15,1998.
MONDAYS Club General Meetings every
Monday in room ES1-350 at 6:30 p.m. See http://watservl .uwaterloo.ca/ -0uters
FACULTY OF APPLIED HEALTH Rosr and Doris Dixon Award - ovailable to all 2B and 4A for financial need and academicachievement. Deadline: October 15, 1998.
WEDNESDAYS Fass Writers Meetings:
this is your chance to contribute to UWs own homegroan musical-comedy show (or just come out and have fun). This year’s theme is Conspiracies. Come one, come all. Meetingsareat 7:30 p.m. in Modern Languages, room 104 (Faculty Common Room). See you there!
Grebel announces the J.William and Sarah Dyck Scholarship for Russian Mennonite Studies. A (moximum) $500 scholarship will be awarded to a student who is either enrolled in the Diploma of Mennonite Studies program at Grebel or has produced a publishable research paper about the RussianMennonite experience from the beginning of World War 1 to the end of the Soviet Period. Contact the off ice of the Academic Dean of Conrad Grebel College for further info.
SATURDAYS Market Bus Schedule - be-
ginning at 9:OO a.m. the bus will pickup and return on the hour, every hour until 11~00 a.m. Tickets $2.00 each and ore sold at the Turnkey Desk, Student Life Centre. (buy early) Bus meets in front of Student Life Centre on the Ring Road.
For further information on any of the opportunities listed below, site the # following the title when you call Sue at the Volunteer Action Centre at 742-86 10. feel free to tell your friends about these opportunities.(http://www.worldchat.com/public/kitchener/ vacfiles.vac. htm) Caring Foster Parents Are In High Demand #02 l-2309 - If you are a motivated, loving volunteer who is 21 or older, Family and Children’s Services realty needs you. Experience with special needs children or youth is mandatory to join this program. Become part of Elmira’s Driving Force #112- 1013 - Community Core Concepts of Elmira would love to have volunteers who are willing to assist elderly or physically disabled adults. A car is necessary and time commitment is completely flexible. A Friendly Hand #046-2 157 - Provide encouragement, guidance and support as a teacher/companion at Achievement in Motion. Training for some positions is available.
Put Your Cleaning a volunteer
Skills to Work #085-23 for general cleaning duties.
11 - A Waterloo Senior’s Home needs
Desktmp Publishing Whiz Needed#070-2417 - Enhanceyourdesktop publishing skills by helping a research agency catalogue art, at a downtown Kitchener agency. Distress Centre Volunteers#OI 1- 176 - The Canadian Mental Health Association, Waterloo Region Branch is currently offering training to volunteers interested in joining this oroaram. The City of Waterloo Volunteer Services, 888-6488, is currently recruiting for the following volunteer positions: “OfFice Volunteer” - Tuesdays 11:30 a.m. to 1:OO p-m. “Greek Festival Volunteers” - needed in September for the Greek Festival held at Moses Springer Arena. “Drivers & Shoppers” - for seniors to medical appointments, shopping, recreation and meal programs. Volunteer tutors needed for mathematics, science and english with the Waterloo Region Roman Catholic Separate School Board Summer School Program. Phone Frank Oliverio 578-3660, ext. 242 for info.
FACULTY OF ARTS: Arts Student Union Award - available to alt Arts students. Deudline: June 30, 1998.
Robin K. Banks/Pacioli
available to 2B and 38 Accountancy Studies based on marks and extracurricular involvement. Deadline: July 15, 1998. Quintext Co-op English Award - avuilable to 4A English. Deadline: September 30, 1998.
UW-Manulife Community & World Service Award - available to students who hove completed a work-term in the service of others, locally, nationally or abroad who received little or no remuneration. Interested students should contact Arts Se&al Proarams. HH.
FACULTY OF ENGIPiEERtNG: Canadian Posture and Seating Centre Scholarship - available to all. Deadline: October
to help students cope with examination
Gay and Lesbian
Liberation of Waterloo Coming Out Discussion Group. Topic: “Politics& Sexualit)r 7:30 p.m. Social follows at 9 p.m. HH 378. Meet old friends and make new ones. All welcome. Details: 884-4569. infinite Circle - an Alternative Spirituality Student Ctub a t UW. Upcoming events are: July 8-High Priestess Rebecca ; July 15 - open ; July 22 - open ; July 29 - planning E of T ritual. For more info call 888-7271 or dlzpap~z@art~maiI.u~aterl~o.ca -
Sunday, July 12,199s Teas! Woodside National Historic Site will be hosting Teas
today, July 20, August 2, 13,20 call 571-5684.
and 27th at 2:00 p.m. For reservations
Building Science. Students to contact B. Neglia in Civil Engineering. Keith Carr Memoriol Award - ovailabb to 3rd or 4th year Chemical. Deadline: June 30, 1998. Dow Canada Scholarship - available to 3A Chemical Engineering. Deadline: June 30, 1998.
- Cdfee House Musicians. Please sign up before today at the Turnkey Desk in the Student Life Centre.
Gay and Lesbian
Liberation of Waterloo Comin Out Discussion Grou . To ic: “Media Images and Role Models” 7:30 p.m. Social Bollows at 9 p.m. HI-i 3 PJ8. eet old friends and make new ones. All welcome. Details: 884-4569.
Thursday, July 16,199s Book Sale at the Student Life Centre from 11 a.m. to ? Proceeds go to charity. Co&e
at the Student Life Centre at 8 p.m.
in 4A. Deadline:
FACULTY OF MATHEMATICS: Belt Sygma Computer Science Aword
research in this two hour session. NH 1020, 11:30- 1:30.
interview is a must. Are you reody? NH 1020, 10:30-l
July 22 - NEW!! ‘Successfully Negotiating Job Offers” - increase the odds of getting whcFCyou want when negotiating salary and other details related to the
TRELLIS, the new Library systems begins May 5. Check out the website far further info at http://www.tug-libraries.on.ca/tugweb/trel~is/trellis.html.
Education, UW, presents “Jewish History and Culture in Central Europe” August 14 to September 2, 1998. This program is sponsored by the department of History with the cooperation of Continuing Education. The program offers the opportunity to travel in Central Europe and to learn about the history of the Jewish experience in Europe. The program will consist of lectures, informal group discussion and visits to historic sites. This Travel/Study program may be taken for degree credit or far interest. For info contact Continuinn Ed office.
College is seeking the communit+ help to locate its 2,000 grads from the 8usiness Administration programs from the past 30 years to help celebrate the opening of its new Glendale camous in the Fall. Call 1905) 7352211 for info.
Lome H. RusswurmMernoriaf Award m available to Year 2, 3 or 4 Geography undergraduates who began their studies OSa mature student; based on marks and financial need. Deadline: October 30, 1998.
July 14 - ‘Interview Skills: Selling Your Skills” - proving your skills in the
to announce the opening of TLC Waterloo. The new site is now open to provide free consultations for anyone interested in pursuing refractive surgery as a method of correction for nearsightedness, farsightedness and/or astigmatism. For more info or to schedule your free consultation, contact Beth Hahn at: TLC Waterloo, UW, School of Optometry, Columbia Street, Watertoo, Ontario, N2L3G1, tel.: 888-4502 or fax 8861348...or ask your eye care professional if you are a candidate for Laser Vision florrection. cof T and McMaster University have organ&d a trip to the 19th annual Jazz Festival in Montreal, July 1O-l 2. Bus leaves McMaster at 3 p.m. July 1Cl and returns July 12 at 4 p.m. For concert info call l-888-51 5-0515. If you wont to join the trip, go to Needles Hall 2080 (International Student off;ce) or call ext. 2814 for more info. Gardens of Tomorrow Project Garden Tool Drive - Cambridge Food Bank have the maportunity to utilize a piece of land to grow organic vegetables. Rakes, shovels, hoes, tdwels and buckets are needed. If you have extra please contact Pat Singleton 622-
and marks. Deadline:
available to students September 30, 1998-
Residents are reminded to set out their Blue Boxes in o visible location to ensure that the boxes con be seen by the recycling program drivers. For info 883-5150, e>ct.237. TLC The Loser Centre Inc., in conjunction with UW School of Optometry, is delighted
1998. Ontario Professional Engineers Foundation Undergraduate Scholarrhip - ovuilable to olt 1 B and 2B based
FACUllY OF ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES= I.O.D.E. Applied Ecology Aword
July 8 from 10 a.m. to 12
Electrical, Environmental or Mechanical. Eligible candidates will bewomen, oboriginai(native) Canadians, persons with disabilities or visible minorities. Deadline: July 31,
on extracurricular Julv 31. 1998.
-n m. Material costs $2. Reaister at NH2080 or call ext. 2655. Career Development Seminars: Monday, July 13 - “The Work Finding Package: Job/Work %arch+Networking+Employer Research” - learn the ‘how to’ of job/work search,
job offer. NH 1020, 2:30-3:30.
Canadian Society for Civil Engineering Award - available to all Civil and M&hanical students with an interest in
Ontario Hydra Engineering m available to 1 B Chemical,
Counselling Services is offering the following workshop: “Exam Stress Management”. This 3 session workshop is designed to provide a comprehensive range of skil Is
hr (Toronto/London) TESOL teacher certification course (or by correspondence), 1,000’s of iobs available now! FREE information’package, toll free 1-888270-294 1.
Do you need help with your typing? If so call Sandra 884-4885. School papers, resumes, etc.
needed. Sign up before July 13 at the Turnkey Desk.
Kew hours for Recycle Cycles (starting June 17). Volunteers: Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. ; Thursday 3 to 8 p.m. ; Friday 1 to 6 p-m. Community Repair Days Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. [volunteers ore welcome too!) WPIRG 888-4882. Infinite Circle - an alternative spirituality student dub at UW. For more info call 888727 1 or dtzpapiz@artsmai I.uwaterloo.ca
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Fill out this survey (one per-student, UW students only). Drop your completed surveys to theImprintoffice, SLC 1116, or put them in the white collection boxes located at the following on-campuslmprintdistribution points: the Student Life Centre Turnkey desk, PAC, Math and Computers, Grad House, South Campus Hall, Dana Porter Library, Environmental Studies, Needles Hall and Village 2. The survey will also appear in the next two issues of Imprint, and the results will be published in the 1998 Imprint Frosh Issue,
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