serviceswithout increasing costs." According to registrar Ken Lavigne, the omnibus fee is intended tobe"revenueneutral,"whichmeans that it will not generate more revenue than the pay-peruse system. Over the past year, the Registrar's office c i ~ ~ e c t e d $185,000 in service fee revenue. "Our intention is not to create a larger revenue stream than we have now," Lavigne explained. "The $40 multiplied by the average number of new students at the graduate and undergraduate level equals the same revenue stream." Currently, students must provide the Registrar's Office with a Watcard, credit card, cheque or money order every time they Eay for a service. Under the omnibus fee system, students would pay the $40 fee once and only once for unlimited use of the Registrar's services. There are also plans to introduce an on-line system that will enable students to order transcripts and other documents at any timi of the day without setting foot in the Registrar's Office. Although the Provost Advisory committee o n Fees has already adproved the omnibus fee proposal, it still needs to be approved by the Board of Governors. The Feds will be proposing a referendum on the om-
charged the omnibus fee in their first term. Lavignestands in front of the steps of "Needless". ..ummm .NeedlesHall. Lavigne exAccording to Feds vice-president Under the omnibus fee system, stuplained that the omnibus fee proeducation Ryan Stammers, "The dents can order as many transcripts posal underwent a one-time fee benefits students who as they need. But if a student only number of modifiare considering graduate studies be- needs one or two transcripts, helshe cations before itwas cause those students tend to order will still be required to pay the $40 approved. The first more transcripts." Studentsalso need omnibus fee. Since the omnibus fee is for transcripts when applying for jobs. non-refundable, those students who an omnibus fee structure similar to the one at Carleton University, which charges $24 per term. When this proposal was reiected, another fee and into private pockets. structure was develCHRIS EDEY oped in which stuResearch at UW involvesa large Imprint staff dents would pay a amount of money. The financialstamaximum fee of n an age when government fi- tistics (1999) posted by the Depart$120 per term for unlimited use, but nancing for post secondary edu- ment of Information and Public Afcation grows at a rate less than fairs classifies$71 million of univerit was also opposed. The $40 omnibus fee will cover that of inflation,universitiesare find- sity income and $79 million of uniunlimited use of the Registrar's serv- ing themselves increasingly reliant versity expenditureas "restricted and ices, but Lavigne warned that restric- on funding from private sources to other special purpose" and accordtions might be imposed if students maintain a high level of service. ing to Dennis Huber, associate provabuse thesystem."At this point, we're This trend has coincided with a ost general servicesand finance, "Renot imposing any limit, although decline in traditional, pure research search monies account for the vast there probably will be a person who and design activity in the corporate majority [of this category]." Gary comes in and orders 100transcripts," world. As a result, UW, along with (Jerry) Gray, of the Office of Rehe said. many other academic institutions search, confirmed that UW received When asked how many students throughout North America, finds around $1 million in royalties from use the Registrar'sserviceseachyear, itself enteringinto agrowing number the commercial application of reLavigne replied, "It wouldn't be of research partnerships with a wide search discoveries last year. This is every student. It's very difficult to spectrum of private companies. down from the $1.8 million the unicome up with a number." He admitWhile some may perceive this as versity received in 199411995. Gray sees advantages for all ted that not all undergraduate stu- an opportunity for the university to dents order transcripts. "What we're accessthe huge financial resources of through the use of research partnerdoing is spreading the cost across the the private sector and to capitalize ships. "Research itself results in a entire student body rather than just on the fruits of research, others see it publicgood" and the discoveries can those who need it." as a threat to the independence of lead to "a crisscrossof improvements Some students will benefit from the university and the diversion of in productivity and in the quality of the omnibus fee more than others. research funds away from the public life for Canadians." He also expects
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use less than $40 in Registrar's serviceswill not be able to get a refund for the unused portion. "There will be students who pay more, and there will be students who pay less," Stammers admitted. "There's no question about that."
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partnership agreements to become even more financiallyimportant for the university given the current climate of government support. "Corporations" he said, "are attracted to inventive, 'freebox' thinkers at universities." He also added, "It is a lot cheaper for a corporation to go to a university [than to conduct independent research]." On the issue of mixing public and private funding, Gray pointed out, "The government invests in the private sector all the time." Others disagree. U W student Colan Schwartz commented that "[with] the increasing amount of funding coming from the private sector, the school no longer becomes an institution that serves the public interest, but rather the interest of the sponsoring corporation." Suresh Naidu, also a UW student, added that research partnership agreements could be beneficial please see page 3
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Waterloo doles out degrees MELISSA GRAHAM special to Imprint
tudents on campus this week were hard-pressed to miss this year's convocation,with 3,197 undergraduate and graduate students receiving their degrees and diplomas from June 13 to 16. Things got underway on June 13, with 500 students graduating in the faculties of applied health sciences, environmental studies and independent studies. On June 14,892 students in the faculty of arts received their degrees and diplomas, followed by 540 students in the faculty of science on Friday. Finally, on Saturday,two remaining facultieswill hold convocation, with539 students in the faculty of mathematics at 10 a.m., then726 students in the faculty of engineering at 2 p.m. On Thursdav. .- "Tune 14. Renison College held their convocation ceremonies at UW'sTheatre of the Arts, the first time in the college's history that the ceremony has taken place there. A 50 per cent increase in the number of graduates from Renison
for 2001 is the reason for the change of venue. Thursday's ceremonies saw 120studentsgraduate from Renison, 21 of which were recognized on the Dean's honour list. The largestgroup of graduates came from the social developmentstudiesprogram, which is the second largest major in the faculty of arts at UW. Throughout the week UW will be granting severalhonorary degrees including: Prof. Duncan.Dowson of the University of Leeds will be receiving a doctorate of engineering and will be addressing co&ocatiin for the faculty of engineering; Sheila Fischman,a literarytranslator, will be receiving adoctorate of laws; Lyle Hallman, local land developer and benefactor, will be receiving a doctorate of laws; Alfred Kunz, a leading conductor and composer, will be receiving a doctorate of laws and will be addressingconvocation with amusical presentation of one of his original compositions for the arts graduates; Cleve Moler, a leading numeri-
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for the university, but, "Only if the funds are free from any ties." Gray agreed that there is a danger that the university might lose some of its independence and that the research conducted under partnership agreements tends to be, "focused in the near term and making marketable products." He did add that the university, "negotiates to protect [its] interests'' and, "One must reach a balance that seems appropriate for the times." Another major issue is the transparency of the research agreements between universities and private corporations. As apublic institution, the university is obliged to report its contracts, but not to always disclose the full contents of an agreement. Gray explained that this is necessary because of the desire to avoid spilling the results of research to parties that did not contribute to its creation and to protect the financial interests of all
parties. "Anything that we canmake public, we will," he added. Schwartz disagrees, and commented that, "the university should have to make the full text of its agreements public. As a public institution supported by public dollars, it is accountableto the public." While there is great disagreement on whether research partnerships are beneficial or even appropiate, UW is still faced with financial difficulties that could impair future research activities. Many would like to see corporations adopt a more hands-off approach when it comes to the funding of university research activities. Naidu pointed out that "companies need to realize that knowledge is a public good, and by contributing to its production, they will reap a benefit, even if it isn't direct." Gray noted that as private companies are "bottom line driven" it will be "a challenge to blend [these] interests with those of the university."
cal analyst and a former professor, will be receivinga doctorate of mathematics and will address convocation for the faculty of mathematics; Takeshi Oka, professor of chemistry, astronomy and astrophysicsat the University of Chicago, will be receiving a doctorate of science and will address science graduates starting at 10 a.m. Saturday; YingWang, professor of marine geology at the Nanjing University in China, will be receiving a doctorate of environmental studies and will deliver the keynote address to the graduates of applied health sciences, environmental studies and independent studies. Other awards of particular note include the newly-created title of "Provost Emeritus" to retired provost Jim Kalbfleisch, and the title of "Distinguished Professor Emeritus"
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ou might not care if you had a Y d rink at Weaver's Arms between January 10 and February 19, but you should know that the bar had no liquor licence during that time. In fact, the pub is working off its third temporary liquor licence since September 2000. Last week, uwstudent.org reported that on October 10, 2000, ' Chuck McMullan, owner of Weaver's Arms, received a transitional licence, which expired on January 10. The pub didn't receive another transitional licence until February 19. When McMullan acquired the bar in September 2000, he was required under the Liquor LicenceAct to apply for a new liquor permit. Until the licence is approved, the bar can use a 90-day transitional licence. The bar is still operating under a transitional licence. Humourously, the two uwstudent.org reporters that broke the story, Fergus Lowrey and Ryan Chen-Wing, are apparently banned from the pub for three months. According to the two uwstudent.orgsto-
Cameraone, camera two. Crads at UW'sconvocationonWednesday. to retired UW professor Paul Karrow from earth sciences. The 2001 J.W. Graham Medal in Computing and Innovation will be awarded to Terry Stepien, a UW grad and president of iAnywhere Solutions, a wholly-
owned subsidiary of Sybase, Inc. The entire event will be Webcast by the audio visual centre and the registrar's office. It can be viewed at www. s howcorp.com/webcast/ uwaterloo/index.html.
ries that covered the Weaver's Arms situation, McMullan seems to be a very quote-worthyinterviewee.Here are some of my favourites. On contracts: "We're law-abiding citizens." On the AGCO's comment of Weaver's Arms operating without a licence between January 10and February 19: "Bullshit, I don't believe they told you that." O n Lowrey's visit to get McMullan's side of the story: "Get the hell out." Who cares, right?After all, we've enjoyed our time at the pub and nothing went wrong. Well, here's why you should care. You put a certain amount of trust into the owners who run the bars at which you drink each night. For this reason, we must ask why McMullan is not acquiring a full liquor licence. Is it because he doesn't, for some reason, want a full liquor licence? This would be ridiculous because if he has long-term plans for Weaver's Arms, he must have a full licence. Is it because the AGCO is taking more time than necessary to mull over his application?If so, about what
is the AGCO concerned, or is it just plain slow? We can only wonder why Weaver's Arms, after eight months of ownership, still doesn't possess a full liquor licence. More importantly, we must ask why McMullan decided to operate his bar without a liquor licence for over a month. If he cares about his stakeholders (shareholders, customers, suppliers, employees and the community), then he should take measures to operate in a legal fashion. I don't want to see Weaver's Arms close. It's a great place to play pool, watch a game or just hang out for a few pops. The pub has a regular clientele and is fairly popular with students around the universities. And besides, where else would people at the Waterloo Co-operative Residence go that's amere drunken crawl from their beds? Despite not having a full liquor licence, I think McMullan is doing a good job. But, it only seems appropriate that someone keep the bar accountable if the AGCO isn't going to do it. And if it has to be two rebel reporters at uwstudent.org, then so be it.
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The new policy2 1 regulatescampus ads, and who gives out the booze. clude: a fleshed-out version of who may advertise liquor products on campus and where; and who sits on the Committee on Alcohol Use and Education.
uted on campus. Naturally, some people will be up at arms about this section. Each establishment that serves liquor on campus is required to submit a yearly report to the Committee on Alcohol Use and Education outlining their practices and procedures pertaining to serving alcohol. The exception to all of the above is liquor in private residence rooms, considered private dwellings under Ontario's Liquor License Act and subject to different rules. So if a big bash on-campus is in your plans, be sure to head up to UW Catering for all of your alcohol needs, otherwise big trouble may result.
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Students who don't want their French education to come from a book -and don't want it in French -will get their wish as the French studies department launches their new "French cultural studies program. The program, said Paul Socken, chair of UW's French studies department in last week's Daily Bulletin, "is for the student who is interested in France and the francophone world, but who would prefer to approach it through art and history as well as literature - and have the lectures and exams in English." Bonne chance, and vive la French.
This past spring UW received numerous awards from the Canadian Council for the Advancement of Education, an organization that focuses on the public relations and recruitment aspect 6f universitiesacrossthe country. Two bronze medals were awarded to UW. One went to the undergraduate recruitment office for last fall'sYou@Waterloo Day in
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the category of "best student recruitment event," the other went to information and public affairs for their entry, The Waterloo Way, in the "best brochure" category. The big winner of the group was the new "Ask the Warrior" Web site (www.askthewarrior.ca),which took home gold. However, don't ask the Warrior about anything sex-relatfd. Instead of redirecting you to Health Services, you'll simply be asked to "keep it clean."
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pparently learning nothing from the everyday embarrassment that the Canadian Alliance inflictsupon itself, the NDP has decided to likewise air its dirty laundry in full public view. Essentially, the party is divided between those who wish to moderate the party's policies, slide to the centre, and follow the Tony Blair recipe for electoral success, and those who believe that the NDP must turn to traditional social-democratic ideology and enibrace the unions and social activists as its constituents. Each of these approaches has its problems. The Canadian centre is firmly staked out by the chameleon-likeLiberals, who pay lip service to social goals while pursuing distinctly corporation-friendly policies. Secondly, the NDP's largest problem, accordingto pollsters, is that the public perceives it as 'too extreme'; therefore, a focus on ideology is not likely to translate into success at the ballot box. So what is the NDP to do? The Canadian public indicates that is very concerned about issues such as the powers that multinational corporationswield,environmentaldecline, and public medicare, yet the party that cares passionately about these issues languishes with single-digitsupport in most opinion polls. The answer lies not in eloquent ideological arguments, joining the protestors in Quebec City, or in surrendering the ideals of equality and social justice that have defined the NDP for decades. Quite simply, the NDP must demonstrate to voters how its ideas and policies can improve their everyday quality of life. This strategy can convince those who previously regarded the NDP's policies as unrealistic to change their minds, andit can also motivate the millions who do not vote to do so, solely by
making the connection between politics and their daily quality of life. Millions of potential NDP voters are on the roads every morning, staring into the stationary bumper of the car directly in front of them, while a yellow haze of smog floats leisurely in the background. Drawing on the successesof high-speed rail and public transit in both Europe and now in several American cities, the NDP should promote large-scale federal investment in rail and other transit endeavours. Not only does this improve quality of life through reducing the countless hours people lose on grid-locked highways, it will make significant improvements in urban air quality and help move Canada towards its Kyoto treaty objectives. Canadians consistentlyindicate that they care about the environment (an area of NDP policy strength); however, many have yet to connect it with their own quality of life. It is the job of the NDP to illustrate this link andgenerate new ideas to combat the degradation of the environment. In Walkerton, high-intensity farmingand lax regulationcombined to render the water source fatal or harmful to a great many people. Chronicair pollution is resulting in a higher frequency of air quality advisories and suggestionsto keep children inside during the height of summer. It is examples such as these that people will identify with. Once they realize the link between the broader issue and their lives, they will become more receptive to and supportive of ideas such as tougher laws to reduce air pollution and federal investment in green and clean technologies such as wind power, solar power and hydrogen fuel cells (all NDP ideas).
The reduced power that elected officials have to protect the interests of Canadians, and the corresponding rise of the influence that business leaders have over the Canadian government is another issue of concern for voters. Businesses demand tax cuts and other incentives in order to keep them from relocating elsewhere, and for the most part they have received them. Meanwhile, waiting lists for surgery expand, hospital emergency rooms overflow, and public education in Ontario staggers on in its underfunded state, punctuated by frequent crises. The link between the issues is there; it is up to the NDP to demonstrate that a commitment to not-for-profit public services will ensure that all Canadians receive the highest level of service, and that their needs will not be subordinated for a corporation's bottom line. So before the NDP tears itself apart in a pitched battle between Tony Blair-stylemoderates and Svend Robinson's New Politics Initiative, the arty should pause to take stock of its very tenuous position in the polls and look how to reconnect with a Canadian public that increasingly views the work of elected Members of Parliament as completely unimportant to their daily lives. The link. between broader trends and the personal experience need to be better illustrated and new ideas generated to preserve the environment, protect the public sphere and promote social justice. Of course the problem with new ideas in Canadian politics is that the Liberalsinvariably steal and claim them as their own. But that's another issue.
subjectsthey write about. They should be eager to receive complaints about their work, to investigate complaints diligently, and to correct mistakes of fact, context and fairness prorninently and clearly." There's no argument here on that point. But the fact is, I did my researchand checked my sources. It raises an interesting dilemma for those in the media: Can you undo what you have done? A correction assumes that each person who read the original story will also read the correction. With 6,000 readers a week in print, and 8,000 more online, that's a pretty strong assumption.
who gets what portion of the budget for her department. We talked for about 20 minutes, when she told me that they had been able to save both Portugese 101 and 102 from cancellation, but that Spanish was, unfortunately, on the block. Referring back to my notes, she said "It made more sense to cancel [Spanish] 101 and 102 for the fall because there are only a few sessions." Considering the facts to date, what she likely meant was "there are only a few sessions [being cancelled]." That insertion creates a huge difference in meaning, and it's a bit of a stretch for me to make. Asking the question several times and consulting the reporter that went with me was the solution. We bothunderstood that Spanish was to be cancelled. Later that day, I spoke with Bob Kerton, dean of arts, on the same matter. He told me that the course cancellations were regrettable, but that "there are going to be more disappointed economics students than Spanish students." At no point did he indicate to me that my information was incorrect. I suppose all of this is moot, considering that we got the story wrong. You'll find a carefully-worded letter (submitted at my request, in hopes of saving our journalistic integrity) from Professor Gutiirrez on page 6. A correction appears in the news section this week, prominently displayed, and my apologies along with it.
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ou'll never know if anyone is paying attention until you screw up. That was just the case last week, when a story that appeared in the news sectioh caused students and staff quite the headache, raising questions about university communications (or the total lack of them), and accusations of sensationalism atlmprint. The June 1 issue of Imprint featured a page four article reporting the cancellation of Spanish 101 in the fall term and Spanish 102 in the winter term. Hundreds of students attempt to enroll in these courses each year, and it would have been a tremendous blow to the already successful and popular language department. Many studentsand staff were disappointed to read the news of the cancellation of the courses. The UW Bookstore called the department of Spanish and Latin American studies and asked them if they were cancelling their book orders for the fall term. The problem is, Spanish 101 and 102 aren't cancelled for the fall and winter terms. Despite our best efforts, we got the story wrong (to be entirely forthcoming, I got it wrong, both because editorial accuracy falls to me as editor-in-chief and I also wrote the story). It goes without saying that the nice people over in the Modern Languages building were less than impressed. What to do? Steven Brill is the founder and CEO of Brill's Content, an American magazine dedicated to holding the media accountable. He writes: "We believe that journalists should hold themselves as accountable as any of the
Can you undo what you have done? Brill's Content's guidelines for editorial employees has the following suggestions for corrections:"Do it prominently.. .in away that is at least as prominent as the original mistake. Thus, if we make a mistake on page one, the correction should run on page one, in type as large or larger than the mistake." How did we get the story wrong? It's easier than you might think. I met with Professor Mariela Gutierrez, chair of Spanish and Latin American studies that week in order to ask her about the course cancellations. Gutiirrez is responsiblefor making the hard decisionsabout
-Ryan Matthew Merkley editor-in-chief
Abortion is no solution To theeditor,
bortion cuts crime" screamed the headline of the National Post on May 17. I could sit here and poke holes into the study's methodology, but there is a much greater issue at stake here. In the article, Henry Morgantaller is quoted as saying " Because of the availability of abortion, fewer children are being born who are neglected or brutalized. [who] develop so much rage in their hearts that when they become adults . . . they take it out on society or people." In short, rather than helping a fellow human being who is disadvantaged, Morgantaller is suggestingthat it is best to do away with them. To put this into perspective, it is a well-known fact that people who live in poverty have greater motivation to participate in crime. Should we kill these people off too?Nobody would dare suggest this because we recognize these individuals as being human and thus try to assist these individuals rather than kill them. Surely there are better solutions such as adoption or obtaining assistancein raising the child from organizations suchas Birthright and Carenet among others. If nothing else, pressureshould be placed on all levels of government to ensure that fathers also face the consequences of their actions rather than often leaving their former girlfriends alone. That is why UW Students For Lifeis sponsoringthe 'QuestionAbortion' campaign.Youshould start seeing posters throughout the university campus, which simply ask students to question abortion, as there surely must be a better way. For more
information on this campaign, or about alternativesto abortion, please seeour website atwww.ncln.ca/uwsfl, or better yet, attend our 'Question Abortion' campaign kick-off meeting in room 350 of the Biology 2 building on Thursday June 21" at 7p.m. -Alex Cassar 2Bartsaccounting
Where's the humanity? To theeditor, ast night I attended a meeting L h osted by Engineers Without Borders (EWB), a public interest group styled after Doctors Without Borders. The speaker of the meeting was a Brantford doctor who had recently gone to Afghanistan on a mercy mission. I was fascinatedby his experiences and was interested in his view on what was really happening in that country. I have been following articles in various magazines and newspapers to try to understand the events transpiring there. I, along with other women, am concerned with the lack of human rights offered to women in that country under the government of the Taliban. I won't list the atrocities that I have read in various publications but I was interested to see if the doctor knew what was happening to women. He didn't. At least, not for certain. The question and answer period erupted into a debate about such issues as interpretation of Islamic laws, human rights and the sanctions of Western countries againstAfghanistan. I myself made a few comments about the absurdity of needing protection as a Western
woman against the police. But then the doctor made avery key point: he asked if it was more important to argue about the government ( which is a real issue) or to support humanitarian works to help the victims of war, drought, and disease. I left pondering my own motivation for attending the meeting and what kind of charityreally was in my own heart. It's so easy to get caught up in anger against the people who refuse to extend human rights to their fellow citizens. It's even easier to strike out in anger, and - as a powerful and very human rights based country - say, "We will not send any money to help you, nor shall we trade with you." But where is the humanity in that? Charity is not meant to be easy. I'd like to applaud the EWB for hosting that meeting and forcing me, along with others, to really examine what charity and public interest means in a practical sense.
-Mazy McCrae 4N history
Viva el espafiol To the editor,
he Department of Spanish and Latin American Studies thanks you for your e-mail of June 4, in which you offered your apologies and also expressed your frustration at the error that appeared in your Imprint's article of June 1. I, on behalf of the Department of Spanish, accept your apologies wholeheartedly, because I truly believe that the error made regarding cancelled courses in Spanish arose
from an unfortunate rnisunderstanding on your part. When I explained during our interview that "one out of 9 or 11 sessions" could be cancelled in both the coming fall and winter terms, the word "one" probably was lost along the way. And you know, these things can happen. However, we appreciate that a correction in this regard will be printed in thelmpfint for the benefit of all concerned, especiallystudents. We are thrilled to say that Spanish is alive and well at UW. In the face of the severe cuts that universities are facingthese days, it is a small blessing that only "one out of seven" SPAN 1011102sessions in the fall and only "one out of six" SPAN 1011102sessions in the winter, could be cut in the 2001-2002 academicyear. All other courses in the department will continue to be offered as they have been in the past, and we look forward to another successful year. I hope that this letter of clarification that you have requested from us will elucidate the matter at hand. I truly appreciate your concern and your good intentions to give 100 per cent accurate news, and I commend your integrity as editor-in-chiefwhen dealing with the unfortunate misinterpretation that has occurred.
-MarielaA. Gutihez Professor of Spanish and chair Spanish &Latin American studies
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What's better than two scoops of Reese's Peanut Butter Cup on a bad day? What puzzles me is why Scoops doesn't have a longer season of operation. I'm sure people want ice cream for more than four months of the year.
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National Aboriginal Day After Stonewall y 1970,the political landscape had drastically changed for the queer commuI nity; the push for visibility, recognition and civil rights had begun in earnest. Within two to three years, queer organizations sprung up across North America, including groups at most Ontario universities. Gay bars, discos and bathhouses became morevisible and numerous -and weren't targeted by police (as much as before). While victories, as well as setbacks, were scattered through the decade, there began a growing trend of civil rights declarations. In the 1970s, psychiatric andmedicalassociations stopped viewing homosexuality as an illness, progressive church associationsbegan to explore the issue of accepting gay followers and of ordaining gay priests, and legislative bodies began to incorporate sexual orientation into civil rights codes (Quebec being the first). As the decade came to a close, the lesbian separatist movement (in which women elected to live in peaceful isolation of med) reached its peak. Also, large-scaleanti-gay sentimentswere beginning to catch media attention, particularly the "Save our Children" campaign of Anita Bryant. At the turn of the 1 9 8 0 Canadian ~~ police enraged the queer community by severalraids: Montreal bars in 1976 and 1977, the queer magazine The Body Politic in 1977 and 1982, and Toronto bathhouses in 1981. The latter entered history as the largest mass arrest of queer people in North America ever. Small pride celebrationsbegan in Toronto and Montreal around this time. In 1981, over
one thousand people attended the Toronto event. Pride events were already well established in New York City, Los Angeles and San Francisco by this time. The first victims of the AIDS epidemic were reported in 1981. But the cause of the illness wasn't identified until 1982, while tests for HIV weren't available until late 1985. By this time, the world realized the impact of the disease when macho actor Rock Hudson came out of the closet and died of AIDS shortly after. The gay community began to seriously fight the epidemic in the second half of the 1980s, but by that point a substantial population was already infected. The gay community turned its efforts away from civil rights and .towards AIDS research, treatment and prevention. The community also battled the negative stereotype towardsgays now associated with the spread of AIDS. By the mid 1990s, the AIDS epidemic reached its climax, and attention slowly returned to civil rights -in particular the recognition of same-sexcouples. Progressive countries in Europe began recognizing "domestic partnerships," with the Netherlands becoming the first country to allow gay marriages in 2001. Pride celebrationsalso began to balloon in the 1990s. Toronto's pride festivitiesattracted 100,000 in 1991, and is expected to attract close to one million in 2001. At the same time, gay culture hit the mainstream as television, movie, and even comic strips featured a substantialnumber of gay characters -now shown largely in a positive light. Pride Week in Toronto is June 18 to 24. The Dyke March is on June 23, and Canada's largest gay pride parade is on June 24.
Almost one million people are expected for the 2001 Pridecelebration.
n June 13,1996, aproclamation was issued by the government of Canada declaring June 21 of each year to be National AboriginalDay. Days such as these are important in that they provide an opportunity for Canadians to become active participants in the struggle to build better relations with Aboriginal peoples. Cultural celebrations play an important role in breaking many of the racist stereotypes that have guided Canadian attitudes towards Aboriginal peoples for too long. However, one day of celebration is not enough. Words can only mean so much without action. If Canadians are serious about the need to build better relations with Aboriginal peoples and to confront the racism that continues to systematically deny Aboriginals land, treaties, and inherent rights, then we must put action behind our words of goodwill. One only has to look at the continuing level of poverty and despair gripping Aboriginal communities across Canada to realize that our words, up until now, have consisted largely of empty rhetoric. However, opportunitiesexist to remedy the situation. On June 21, people will be arriving from across Canada in Ottawa to gather in front of the Supreme Court of Canada building to demand justice by showing support for the Aboriginal Rights CoalitionlJubilee "Land Rights, Right Relations" campaign. The petition calls for an independent commission to implement Aboriginal land, treaty, and inherent rights. Currently, the government of Canada decides on the validity of claims and acts as the defender of the Crown's interest.
Such a blatant conflict of interest has not gone unnoticed with criticism coming from numerous organizations including the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples, the Assembly of First Nations, the Canadian Human Rights Commission and the Auditor General and the United Nations. The importance of land rights to the future of Aboriginal people should not be underestimated. All over the world and throughout history, control of land and resources has been the source of prosperityand identity. As Lubicon Cree Chief Bernard Ominayak has said, "We see our traditional territory differently than the oil and gas and forestry companies. They see it as a place to conquer, exploit, and then leave. We see it as the place we belong, the place where the Creator put us and intends for us to stay. We have no place else to be. If we can no longer surviveon our traditional lands, we will cease to exist as a people." There are a number of local eventsyou can support for National Aboriginal Day if you don't plan on heading up to Ottawa. On June 20, the local Aboriginal Rights Circle is holding a rally at the clocktower inVictoriaParkat7:30 p.m. to gather the Jubilee Land Rights petitions and to send local delegates to Ottawa on the train. On June 21, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. there will be a celebration at St. Peter's Lutheran Church front courtyard (49 Queen St, Kitchener). Sponsored by Anishnabag Outreach, Kitchener Downtown Community Health Centre and Weejeendimin Native Resource Centre, the event will include speakers, workshops, drumming,dancing and traditional foods and barbecue. Please come out and show your sumort.
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"The number of drinks over your weight exceeds 0.06." Simon & Jeremy 2B Computer Science
"When every girl in the bar looks hot." Kevin Leung 4B Mat h, Cognitive Science
"When you're kissing your friends on the lips."
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guess I was the ingenue at this year's seventh annual WaterlooWellington Regional Pride celebration. Despitehaving closeto two years of "out" under my belt, with personal degrees of pride varying from being terrified at my first Club Renaissance booze-fest to explicitly scandalous conversations in the Modern Languages cafeteria, I had never attended anything close to a gay pride event. Which is to say I entered Pride 2001 at Victoria Park with certain assumptions. I expected loud. I expected outrageous. I expected inyour-face activism. I expected the hurniliation of Frosh week cheers. What I didn't expect was to be struck off guard by the homo stere-
otype of not knowing what to wear. 1had planned on throwing on a regular shirt, regular pants when it hit me: Gay Pride probably meant I should dress gay. I took a suspicious look at my tighty-tight club shirts. But heading out the door to Victoria Park's Roos island, I was clad in my Ryan clothes. After all, it was Pride. Which was the moral of the story at Waterloo-Wellington Regional Pride. It's great to be gay, lesbian, straight, bi, transgendered, transexual and any of the other neat little labels we flirt with. But what's better than that is being yourself. While Pride activitiestook place all weekend long, including UW's GLOW hosting "Boys and Boyz and Girls and Grrls" Friday night at the Bomber, the Saturday afternoon event at Victoria Park was the title match. And from the moment a co-
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ordinator appeared on stage with long-permed hair, a tye-dyed t-shirt and no pants, the tone was set. Pride 2001 was like The Simpson's "Do What You Feel" day, except tempered by respect and concern for others (read: no flame-spitting ferris wheels in K-W). One did not have to fit in to a certain stereotype, whether that stereotype was of gender, sexuality,age, profession or anything else out of the stereotype hat. This message was clearly articulated on a real closet door that had been set up at the park, labelled "The Door of Dreams." People were invited to decorate the door with postit messages. One read, "I don't fall in love with body parts or roles or any other self-imposed human limitations -I fall in love with someone's soul." Ispoke withthe Waterloo-Wellington Regional Pride chair A.J. Mahari before attending the event. She mentioned the organization once used the title "Tri-Pride," but the name was dropped because not only d o Guelph, Cambridge, Kitchener and Waterloo add up to four cities, but "Tri-Pride" sounds exactlylike "Try Pride." Mahari said, "Do, be! Don't just try to be who you are!" I had asked Mahari what kind of statement she hoped Pride day would make. She had been stopped by the question, and, after thinking on it, said, "The only statement that can be made is if 700 people come, for instance,they will make 700statements. The biggeststatementwill be of self-acceptance, and acceptance of each other." In that regard, Pride 2001 was agreat success. Biker babes, bleached blondes, club kids, skinheads. Teachers fund-raising for a queer youth drop-in centre, nurses with info on STDs, proud PFLAG moms and dads,
unitarians. Queer couples with kids, a politician, a rock star, an artist. And gorgeous drag queens, not just at the pinnacle of ultraglam, although this troupe was definitely represented, but your mom the drag queen. Your grandma the drag queen. Following a performance by four local drag queens: Drew, Ivanna Please, Queen Victoria and Venus Flytrap, I spoke with Venus about what she loved most about Pride Day. "It's one day you can be yourself and it doesn't matter," she said, "You don't have to follow anyone else's morals. Youcan just say, eat me,
that's the way I am." But in the end, no one had to eat Venus. The entire event flowed with a sense of acceptance. There was no cheering or inyour-face activism. It was like agiant, familypicnic. Except imagine being yourself at a family picnic. And then imagine all your cousins, uncles, aunts, grandparents, nieces, nephews, etc. being themselves, too. And then imagine a beer garden with a wide selection of coolers. Now that's what I call acceptance!
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ehindthissimple questionlurks the complex world of fund ing agencies and their timeconsuminggrant forms. The University of Waterloo Office of Research Website contains alist of 17 funding groups ranging from federal to provincial to internal agencies. With the myriad of funding opportunities available to students and professors, one fundinggiant leapsout as aleader in driving Canada's research engine. The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) is that giant. Formed onMay 1,1978, NSERC is a creation of the Canadian federal government and operates under the minister of industry. NSERC summarizes its activities as "investing in people, discovery and innovation" - a broad definition that requires some explanation. To gain insight into the nature of NSERC funding, one only needs ,to go as far as the latest NSERC press release. This fundingannouncement, made by the minister of industry Brian Tobin, promises $346 million over five years to over 2,500 university professors. This money will provide support in the areas of mathematics, engineering and science. At the University of Waterloo, one-quarter of the total research grants - come fromNSERC. This year alone, UW professors received 120 new NSERC grants totaling $4,010,653. That's in addition to the $9.1 million in ongoing grants already being received. So where is all of that money going? A chunk of it is going to Dr. Arend Bonen of kinesiology in applied health sciences. His research team is receiving$419,200 over four years to study how muscle cell-surface proteins transport sugars to the cell. This work will provide a better understanding of how muscles get the energy that they need. The resulting knowledge will be useful to a range of people from athletes to diabetics. But it's not just professors who benefit from NSERC funding. Undergraduate and graduate students can apply too. Jayson Innes is just finishing his Master's degree and plans on starting his PhD in the fall. He receivedan NSERCgrant to support his research , in air pollution modeling. "Getting the money really took the weight off my shoulders,'' says Innes. "Professors are more likely to take you as agrad student when you already havefunding." Innes is still deciding on where togo, but he has many options. With theNSERC funding, he is eligibleto do research at any Canadian university. MikeJamiesonapplied for fund-
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Anger: Helpful and constructive
nger is two-faced. It can be a completely normal and healthy emotion that we all experience. It can, however, lead to an out-of-control reaction (aggression) that is destructive and leads to major problems at school, atwork, in your relationships and with your overall quality of life. When you get angry, your heart rate and blood pressure go up, and your body gets a big dose of adrenaline that pushes you into a hyper-alert, defensive state. This can move us to powerful and often aggresrive feelings and behaviours which are part of our automatic personal defense system, We can't, however, lash out at everyone that frustrates us. So how do we cope with such forceful feelings? Expressing your feelings in a clear, assertive (not aggressive) manner is probably one of the healthiest ways to deal with your anger. Being assertive means that by not being pushy or demanding, you are respectful of yourself and others. It is
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you are angry, most of the time your thoughts will be exaggerated and distressing. So, you may be thinking, "What a jerk! This is awful! Everything's ruined! " Instead, tell yourself something like, "It's frustratingandit makes alot of sense that I'm upset right now but it's not the end of the world and getting angry is not going to help anyhow." Writing down some of these more reasonable statements can help make them available to you when youneed them. "Rational thinking" - may help. Anger can easily be expressed inappropriately and - destructively. Thinking through the expression of your feelings may enable you to express that you're upset more effectively and constructively. You can build better ways to express yourself. Be careful of using words in your thoughts like "never" or "always" when talking about yourself or someone else. Saying, "This thing never works!" or "I'm always gettingstuck in traffic!" can make you think that your anger - is,iustified and that there's no way to solve the problem. Learning some relaxation skills such as deep breathing from your diaphragm can help defuse things as well. Try using imagery where you visualize a relaxing place, like a tropical beach, or do slow, easy stretching exercises while you are breathing deeply. Anger is opportunistic. It grows best in a tired, malnourished, unhealthy body. Get regular sleep, eat well and enjoy a regular dose of recreation and leisure. If you would like more i n f o m tion about ange~andlorp~ef, feel fiee to contact CounsellingServicesin Needles Hall at x2655 or e-mail me at email@example.com
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urope and Latin America, for many years, have dominated the sport of football. Many people know about the superpowers of Brazi1,Argentina, Germany, Italy, Spain and England, as well as past powers like Hungary, Austria, Uruguay and Sweden. But with Japan making it to the final of the Confederations Cup, as well as South Korea's surprising performance in the same tournament, Asian football is starting to make a name for itself, particularly in the Far East. For many years, the continent of Asia was considered a poor cousin of the football world, much like Oceania and Africa. But when World Cup 1990 was played in Italy,
Cameroon's upset of Colombia in the second round and their fine performance against England sent shockwaves throughout FIFA. And even though Nigeria has disappointed after making it through the first round of the .last two World Cups in the United Statesand France, African nations have proven that they can compete against the big boys. As for Asia, well, South Korea has yet to win a game in the World Cup, and Iran is not quite there yet. This continent's best performance was in 1994,when SaudiArabia made it to the second round where they lost to Denmark. Recently, though, the Asian teams have done well against the Europeans. Andhey,
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the Asians are a lot better than the Oceania nations, where 20 goal games are not that uncommon, especially for the Australians. The Middle East has always had the talent when it came to Asian football. Nations like Iraq, Iran, the United Arab Emirates, Israel and Saudi Arabia have depended on the profits of oil to fuel their league. Moreover, players from these nations have travelled to prestigious European leagues like the Premiership, the Bundesliga, Serie A and La Liga Primera. Iranians Ali Daei (Bayern Miinchen) and Karim Bagheri (Arminia Bielefeld), for example, have made their place in Europe. As for Israel, they play in Europe for political reasons, thus enabling them to play against superior competition on a regular basis. Thanks to the Confederations Cup, however, the world is starting to notice the Far East. Japan, home of anime and Iron Chef, impressed the world by finishing first in a very competitive group. Okay, so Japan had to play the flaccid and impotent Canadian squad, who couldn't even score at a convention full of nymphomaniacs. Still, the Japanese managed to defeat a strong Cameroon side and tied the Brazilian Bteam. In the semifinals, Hidetoshi Nakata scored the
Imprint, Friday, June I 5 , ZOO I goal that sent the mighty Australians t o their knees. France, despite missing most of their top stars, defeated the host nation 1-0 in the finals, but not before Yoshikatsu Kawaguchi gave the Frenchmen all they could handle. For a nation whose only football achievement has included a bronze medal in 1968, the co-hosts of World Cup 2002 are definitely in good shape to go on to the second round. And they have the J-League t o thank. Founded in 1993, the J-League CHRIS INCH has grown tp one CrouchingTiger,Hidden.. . Coal !!!Coal !!! of the premier leagues not only in Asia, but the world, with some fine watch the Far East next year in the football. Lately, other Far Eastern World Cup. Japan and South Korea nations are doing well. are already in, with China and ThaiSouth ~ o r k athe , other co-host land potential threats to join their of World Cup 2002, was the victim Oriental cousins. of goal differential against the Aus- , As for Asia in general, the Midtralians and a reduced French squad. dle East may be in for a bit of a decline, China easilywent undefeated in their as Saudi Arabia appears to have group and, although Thailand had a reached their peak in 1996 and now bit of a time with Lebanon, the Thais be on the decline. Will a Far Eastern nation win prospered with an important win in Beirut. In Central Asia, only the World Cup in 2002? Uzbekistan made it to the next round, Of Gourse not; what kind of but Kazakhstangavethe wacky Iraqis stupid question is that? But at least a run for their dinars, only to lose out the superpowers of football will start on goal differential. paying attention to this section of the It should be very interesting to world.
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Kris is making an excellent contributiontoCampusRec.Sheteaches aerobics classes and is also one of the fitness co-ordinators this term. Balancing a full school term with seven aerobics classes is tough -but Kris does it all with a smile! She gives everything her best and never hesitates to lend a helping hand. This is Cheryl's second term as a lifeguard at the University of Waterloo. She is in her fourth year of recreation and leisure studies. This term, Cheryl is also a member af the UW Fitness Team and as an Aquafit instructor, Cheryl is helping to keep many UW students cooled off and fit this summer.
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usic festivals can be a great avenue for bands to makea namefor themselves. Toronto's annual North By Northeast is no exception. This year the festival was held from June 7-9 at 30 venues and featured 400 bands. SinceNXNE consists of mainly unsigned (read: unheard-of)bands, picking good shows can be hit and miss. This year's offerings certainly attest to this. LISA JOHNSON Imprint staff
The MeligroveBand-Fairly decent mop-top pop-rock. This four-piece band has shared lead vocals, and both chaps actually have goodvoices. The band tried for some witty intersong banter, but it just seemed trite and forced. Despite this, they exhibited a great live energy, with fun songs and catchy hooks.
strong arrangements, some amazing lead guitar, and plenty of atmospheric sound effects. Some have com- . pared Flux to Radiohead, which is not a far stretch. This band's fan base is continually growing.
has been making new fans constantly. Their music is mature and brooding with intelligent lyrics. Their soundislessthanmain-
Lindy-PerhapsthisIcelandicsinger got bored with his folk roots; his new album and live shows are more alterna-rock than anything else.
take the craft songwriting to non-conventional level.
Lourds -This was the highlight of the festival. Many people get a suspicious feeling in the pit of their stomach when they hear
His high energywas still in place and he seemed to he having agood time playing off the audience. Despite his seeminggenre switch,Lindy is agreat songwriter.
Gentleman Reg -I have heard great things d ~ o uthis t singer-songwriter's dbum, but1 wasnot enticed to buy it based on this performance. He had some thought-provoking lyrics, but the musical arrangements were similar to themselvesand did not stick in my head for any length of time.
LenniJabour and theThird FloorThis woman's compelling cabaret is sheer joy and unlike any other live show on the music scene today. ~abour'santics are amixtureof music and theatre, andshe is ashowperson who always has fun in mind. Her songs are piano driven with strong celloandviolapresence.Doublebass, guitar and percussion complete these original arrangements and make for a luscious sound. Take the opportunity to experience her show on June 19 at the Rivoli in Toronto. The show will be recorded for an upcoming live CD.
F1uxA.D. - Every time I see this Hamilton band, I am struck by the fact that they constantly get better and better. The psychedelic/spacey pop-rock contains wicked hooks,
Royal City - One of the stars of Three Gut Records, this band has been busy making a stir in the music scene. Touring relentlessly for their CD, At RushHour the Cars, this band
bandmates Lyndell Montgomery and Michelle Josef are one of the best indie outfits going. Long could I extol the virtues of the band's independence and business savvy, but it's really about the music, which is genre-defying to say the least. Crossingbounda- Lourds: aqueen!"She certainlyis. It's ries between folk, hard t o rock, jazz, punk, funk and world describe the magnitude of this permusic, Swift creates a sonic cocktail former: her vocals are out of control that is unlike anything you've ever with power and passion, she plays heard. The musicis not for those who rock violin to a violent degree, and prefer the easy arrangements of she manages to write catchy, memopablum pop. The band manages to win over the crowd no matter where they play, and the NXNE showcasewas no exception. Mia Sheard - Mia Sheard is a great live performer. Aside from her professional-calibre vocal chops and beautifully atmospheric soundscapes,she has no problem telling the industryshmucksin the back of the bar to shut up for the ,quietsongs. Gotta love that. Sheard performed with a full band for this showcase, but her songs are equally strong with very little accompaniment. Her CD, Reptilian, is a beautiful creeper that will stay with you long after you listen; it is well-produced by star producer (and husband) Michael Phillip Wojewoda.
rable songs. Lourds's first Canadian show was for Canadian Music Week back in March. She made such an impression that she was one of the biggest drawsof NXNE. Healey's, a new club owned by Jeff Healey (and a fairly large venue), was filled with fans, media and industry representatives. Regardlessof the contigent they ? were a part of, nearly everyp
one in that club had their arms up in the air for the finale and, upon Lourds's request, were screaming the lyrics "I'm a queen" until their faces were red. It's easy to believe the reports that Lourds fans are made quickly and are loyal (if not frothing) followers. The Dirtmitts - This Vancouver band has just released its self-titled CD and has a little buzz of its own going on. Their music is basically chunky guitar-driven rock, but they do not fall into the nap of sounding like every other similar-styledband. The vocals are strong, and the songs have well-written melodies andcatchy guitar riffs. The CD tones down the rock stylings and adds more of a bubble-gum quotient.Regardless, this is agood bandwith a lot of potential.
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Robin Black and the Intergalactic RockStan -Big on rockstar posturing and short on talent is metallglam wannabe bad boy Robin Fucking Black. All about the spectacle, Black swaggered around the stage in tight plastic pants and loads of makeup,
ence and the band. Black felt he needed to remind the audience that he and the band were "very drunk" throughout the entire show. Black's songs are okay. Some of them are quite fun, but they don't really live up to the hype Black creates. If he was anywhere near as good as he claims to be, he would be a force to be reckoned with. I really don't think he will be savingthe Canadian music scene any time soon.
John WesleyHarding- John Wesley Harding has been pounding away at themusicscenesincethelate'80s. His most recent release is the awesome CD, be Confessions of St. Ace. Harding doesn't tour in Canada, so his appearence at NXNE was a treat for his fans. He put on a fun live show filled with great songs and a winFlashlight- Flashning on-stage personality. light is a skalpunk Harding's band out of Tomusic is sort of a ronto. They put on mix ofBritish pop/ quite an entertainn e w wave a n d ing show with their American folk. He high-energy songs, mostly played to which the audisongs from his latence could not help est album, but also but jump around threw in a few covand dance. Flashers, such as his folk light put on a very version of Macy together and polGray's "I Try." Eiishedshow. ther armed with his acoustic guitar or The Golden Seals flanked by his band Ottawa band the -the Radical GenGolden Seals was tlemen (Chris quite entertaining. vonsneidern and The lead singer's R o b e r t Lloyd), gentle voice glided H a r d i n g sang through the melocatchy songs and dious poplfolk won hearts with his tunes. The benveenendless charm. song banter was cute John Wesley and funny; the band Harding appeared had a sweet self-dea few times preciating wit. t h r o u g h o u t the RACHEL E. BEAmE festival. On Friday JohnWesley Harding's stage presencecharmedthe pants rightoffus. Ware River Club he filled in for anThis five-piece altother band with a great acoustic set occasionally rubbing his crotch and country band from Northampton at The Coloured Stone. This time it proclaiming that he has come to save put on a rockin' show, despite the was just Harding and his guitar, but all of us from the boring, crappy fact that most of the band members he held the audience's rapt attention music that apparently runs rampant had the flu. The songs were mostly throughout the set. in Canada. up-tempo rocldcountry songs that Harding also appeared on FriThe rest of the band is extreme, were often too similar.The leadsinger day's artist's panel, along with O h too, in their tight black costumes and had agreatgravelly voice that unforSusanna and David Usher, among heavy makeup. They are the only tunately was often drowned out by others, to discuss various music in- band I know of that has an on-stage the wailing guitars. However, the dustry-related issues. bartenderlscantily clad dancing girl, band had some great harmonies on who poured out drinks for the audi- some of the songs where the bassist
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and guitarist joined the lead singer on the vocals. Jordi Rosen - Montreal's Jordi Rosen and her band put on an interesting show with a wide range of musical instruments, including cello, accordion, auto harp, harmonium, acoustic guitar and drums. Rosen's music features a wide array of styles with songsranging from a Russian lullaby to a powerful eargrabbing techno-ambient piece. While Rosen's music was beautiful and evocative, her lyrics left a little to be desired and a t times were quite repetitive.
stagesendingmicrophonestandsand the band's beer flying. Besides being energetic, the lead singer also had a strong voice and the rest of the band backed him up well. The songs themselves were up-
Sticky Rice This garage1 RACHEL E. BEAmE punk-style band from Toronto Hey now, I'm Robin Black, I'ma rockstar,got my gameon. definitelyhasall the moves. The three band members tempo pop/punk tunes guaranteed appeared on stage dressed in silk to get the blood flowing. Chinese-style shirts with white face makeup. The lead singer jumped and The Skydiggers-This classic Canakicked on stage and for one song dian band thrilled the audience with even went into the audience to sing. their poplfolk songs. The band was in The bass player was rockin', yet cool fine form as they played some faat the same time. And the drummer vourites, including "Penny More" and "I Will Give You Everything." was appropriately peppy. While their stage presence is There was an incredible feeling of great, Sticky Rice's musicjust doesn't community throughout the set as the live up to the show. The vocals were Skydiggers invited several guests, inweak and sometimes inaudible. The cluding John Wesley Harding, to music was not the most original in the come up on stage with them and sing world. There is definite potential, lead vocals. but they just aren't there yet. At the end of the set, the audience demanded the band return to Billy Talent -Besides having agreat the stage for an encore. They pername (it's from the Canadian movie formed a kick-ass version of the "Train Hard Core Logo), this band really Song." It was a fitting close to North rocked. The lead singer was a ball of By Northeast, and the huge crowd energy as he jumped around the left the venue looking quite sated.
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Doves is the re-creation of former British indie dance outfit Sub-Sub. The trio had been disillusioned with their music for some time, and after a fire destroyed their studio and master tapes, they opted for a stylistic change. After collaborationwith Darnon Gough (BadlyDrawn Boy),St Etienne andTricky, they emerged with the atmospheric pop album, Lost Souls. The album was lauded by the British music press and got the band nominated for the
prestigious Mercury Prize (they ended up losing to Gough). The sense of style and ambiance that pervades this disc is gorgeous,but the tunes are generally directionless and repetitive as a result of the band's dance background. The first track, "Firesuite," typifies the album - the wonderfully subtle groove is undeniably catchy and so unforced that you can't help but get the impression that this comes very easily to theseguys. It's also obviousfrom the few eloquent piano cameos and crafty sampling that Doves is musically mature and knows exactly how to dress up a tune for atmosphere. Sadly, the scant melody and simplistic chord structure provide little to work with. This track, like many others on the album, comes across like a girl with scads of sex appeal who doesn't talk much. "The Man Who Told Everything" is easily the best track on the disc - the haunting melody, moody back up, and soaring vocals are, in fact, sublime. As well, there is enough complexity here to keep it interesting. Almost as good is the groovy rock-out, "The Cedar Room": the solo drum intro is just bitchin' and the vocals are surprisingly energetic. Luckily for us, the American release comes with three decent bonus tracks that complement the album nicely. There's not a lot to say about the lyrics on
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Lost Souls-neither half-winednor profound, they carry the tune and are just obscure enough to mean almost anything. Ultimately, this disc is an exquisitelystyled, scenic ride and I recommend it to any fan of atmospheric or ambient music.
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If Seiior El Paso had driven his company bankrupt by spending all their money on hookers and tequila, and salt didn't exist or something,
would you still eat corn chips?That's basically the question posed by Sigur Ros on Agaetis Byrjun. This is the first CD to be released inNorth America by the Icelandic foursome, and it is probably the most beautiful and original piece of music you will ever hear. Using a mixture that includesguitars, keyboard, flute,accordion,bass, drumsandcastratolike vocals, Sigur Ros manages to create the kind of heavenly soundscapes that have never before been heard in popular music. Having attained the position of number one album in Iceland, this band has received lots of press, due in part to being able to boast such fans as Lars Ulrich (from Metallica). Sigur Ros is set to go huge. Rather unfortunately, despite how promising this all sounds, something is missing. That something being any sort of experience. You can listen to the album's entire 70 minutes without ever noticing it pass. For all its beauty, the music evokes nothing. And despite being sung in combination of Icelandic and Hopelandish (a universal language made up by lead singer Jonsi Birgisson), it connects to no one and nothing. To return to the food metaphors, Agaetis Byrjun is kind of like a water-flavouredpopsicle. Need I say more?
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Great clarinettist Artie Shaw JEN BROWN special to Imprint
ne of jazz's finest clarinettists,Artie Shaw never seemed fully satisfied with his musical life, constantly breaking up successfulbands and running away from success. While Count Basie and Duke Ellington were satisfied to lead just one orchestra during the swing era and Benny Goodman had two, Shawled five, all of them distinctive and memorable. After growing up in New Haven, Connecticut and playing clarinet and alto sax locally, Shaw spent part of 1925 with Johnny Cavallaro's dance band and then played off and on with Austin Wylie's band in Cleveland from 1927-1929 before joining Irving Aaronson's Commanders. Amajor turning point for Shaw occurred when he performed at an all-star big band concert at the Imperial Theatre in May 1936, surprising the audience by performing with a string quartet and a rhythm section. He used a similar concept in putting together his first orchestra, adding a dixielandtype frontline and a vocalist while retaining the strings. Despite some fine recordings, that particular band disbanded in early 1937 and then Shaw put together a more conventional big band. The surprise success of his 1938 recording of "Begin the Beguine" made the clarinettist into a superstar, and his orchestra (which featured the tenor of Georgie Auld, vocals by Helen Forrest and Tony Pastor and, by 1939, Buddy Rich's drumming) into one of the most popular in the world. Billie Holiday was with the band for a few months, although only one recording ("Any Old Time") resulted. Shaw found the pressure of the band business difficultto deal with, and in November 1939he suddenlyleft the bandstand and moved to Mexico for two months. When Shaw returned, his first session, one utilizing a large string section, resulted in another major hit,
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"Frenesi." It seemed that no matter what he did, Shawcould not escape from success. After Pearl Harbor, Shaw enlisted and led a Navy band (unrecorded unfortunately) before getting a medical discharge in February 1944. Later in the year, his new orchestra featured Roy Eldridge, Dodo Marmarosa and Barney Kessel, and found Shaw's own style becoming quite modern, almost boppish. With the end of the swing era, Shawbroke up his band in early 1946 and was semi-retired for several years, playing classical music as much as jazz. His last attempt at a big bandwas ashortlived one-aboppishunit that lasted for a few months in 1949 and included Zoot Sims, A1 Cohn and Don Fagerquist; its modern music was a commercial flop. After a few years of only limited musical activity, Shaw returned one last time, recording extensively with a version of the Gramercy Five that featured Tal Farlow or Joe Puma on guitar along with Hank Jones. Then in 1955 Artie Shaw permanently gave up the clarinet to pursue his dreams of being a writer. After he served as frontman (with Dick Johnson playing the clarinet solos) for a reorganized Artie Shaw orchestrain 1983, Shaw never played again. He received plenty of publicity for his six marriages (including to actressesLana Turner, Ava Gardner and Evelyn Keyes) and for his odd autobiography, The Trouble WithCinderella,which barely touches on the music business or his wives. But the still-outspoken Artie Shaw deservesto be best rememberedas one of the truly greatclarinettists. His quick temper, tempestuous romances and love/hate relationship with the industry reminds one of a few much later garage rock and punk musicians.Notably, Shaw was also the first white bandleader to give Billie Holiday a job as a featured vocalist. Musical historian]en Brown hosts "Seizure Salad" every other Friday, from 8-1 1 p.m. on CKMS 100.3 FM. Lots of rare vinyl, Canadian indie rock, experimental and world music.
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Monster Magnet's newest album is titled God Says No. This album is mediocre. On the first listen I was less than impressed,but it seems that each time I listen to God Says No I find something I like about acertain track. It'sgrowing on me, but it has taken a lot of work on my part. This album sounds like nothing else out on the scene -in that aspect is certainly unique, and I like that. There is nothing worse than buying a CD and finding that it is exactly like the previous one you already own. If you are already a Monster Magnet fan, you will enjoy this album; if you aren't then you might like it. It won't win anyone over, but it will intrigue some of you.
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