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U W told to shape up its grad program

Regular content: Speculations -- Konleczna compares methodologies of uni\-ersity rankings.

Page 8 You! Offmyplanet! 1.ee \Y7udnck on the reasonability of gun control

page 9 "U\Y"s success in undergraduate education, with the world's largest co-op program, has eclipsed its graduate program." This is what \\'aterloo's senate was to be told on October 21, when an independent review of the graduate studies programwas scheduled to be presented.

"A broken half of a frozen watermelon that got dropped." Owen Woody 1A bioinfomatics

Undefeated -Is it possible for lmp t i d s Cowan to be shy about showing affection in public?

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Many of the events at Homecoming this year are free to students. "\What's differentthisyear," saysalumniofficer Alyson Woloshyn, "is that we're attempting to bring staff, students and alumni together at this year's homecoming. <:clchrating UW pride and promoting UVC'success iswhat homecoming's all about, and we view the work of students as some of our biggest successes here at\Vaterloo."

Essential Insanity -The tmy hidden pleasures of co-op swag.

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"Cinderella's pumpkin coach flattened by a 2 by 4." Melissa Bender 6th year applied studies

\Y'ithSeptember 3003 fastapproaching,prospective students and their parents esprcss concern in rcgards to receiving a letter of acceptance from an Ontario university. U\X has been anticipating this since the Ontariogovernment made its plans for secondary school reform known in 1997 and has bccri making changes in order to accommodate an increased number of applicants eVer slIlCC.

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Error found in Feds' budget The failure to report bus pass and ticket revcnuc on the front page of the I'ederation of Students' general office budget that was discorered in July by Ryan Chcn-\Y'ing has bccn corrcctcd and the funds factored into the beds' operating budget for 2002-2003.

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"What's left after a botched circumcision." Diana Chisholm and Ian MacDonald 28 actuarial science 2a computer science

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A special four-page Impn'nf features highlight~ngtheNais&thClassicmning November 1 to November 3. Find out which universitys were mvitedandwhen they're playing. Check out\Vaterloo's cast ofheroes and read up 01 the history of the Naismith Classic on the centre spread.

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UW told to shape up its grad program Advisor recommends doubling graduate enrollment Diana Miller SPECIAL TO IMPRINT

"CTW's success in undergraduate education, with the world's largest co op program, has eclipsed its graduate program " This is part of an independent review of the graduate studies program which was scheduled to be presentedat senate in October, but has been post poned until November or December Adel Scdra, a former provost at the University of Toronto and new UW dean of engineering, was the reviewer. Sedra visited the university in April 2002 on the in\ itation of Amit Chakma, the VP academic andprov ost at UW. His report also noted that, "there is demand for expandinggraduate enrollment both from within the University and outside," and that 'Waterloo has an obltga tion to increase its output of PhD graduates" to help provide the facultv with what will be needed over the next few years. The difficulties with Waterloo's graduate program, however, are nothing new Graduate enrollment atwaterloo peaked m 1992-93,with 2,200 students and then began the steady decline t o 1,700 students in 1997-98. Realizing that this was a problem, Waterloo's Institutional Planning- Commssion included recommendations to Improve the

cent over the next few years, giving t h e dean of gradu ate studies thc authority of a vice provost and funding everygraduate student at a minimum specified level O n e particularly important issue that Sedra's report addresses is the impending shortage of teaching assistants in 2003 04 TAs are tradition

graduate program in "Building on Accomplishmcnt," a 1997 planning report Among other things, the commission suggested that UW incrcasc graduate enrolment, pur sue the recruitment of international graduate students, dcvclop new grad programs and ensure adequate funding for grad students These recommendations did meet with initial success The Ontario Council on Graduate Studics has recently approved scvcral new mastcr's and PhD programs at Waterlooand proposals for further new programs are currently being prepared Graduate enrolment surpassed its 1992 93 level in the winter 2002 term, with 2,300 students enrolled However, only 10 per cent of studcnts enrolled at UW are in the graduate program which still ranks as one of thc lowest among universities in its class Waterloo still has a long way to go

TheseimprOvements~however~ were only a starting point Adel Sedra was brought 1; ;o help UVI' take the next sfep in improving its graduate program. After on-cam pus research completed over two days in April 2002, he released a report with 18 recommendations regarding Waterloo's graduate department. Some of his recommen dations included declaring graduate studies a priority, increasing graduate enrollm~ntby 80 100 per

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graduate The Grad house is where graduate students often spend Friday afternoons. students, but funding, or promisc of hnding" there will be no increase m graduate partments and individuals infor the graduate department to deal volved are "very supportive of the students at Waterloo to match the spirit of the report but at the increase in undergraduates during with this issue. Currently, there are no concrete same time recognize the challenges the dreaded double cohort As it stands now, ncxt year's TA's will plans in place to act on any of involved." 'She challenges that. Sedra's recommendations. Thc Frank refers to are primarily finanface an overwhelming workload This is an issue that the graduate report has been presented to UWs cial and administrative ones. Furdepartment feels needs to be taken Senate, and discussions between ther discussions, involving more seriously DoctorJames Frank, the various committees have taken concrete planning, arc ckpected to associate dean of graduate studies, place, but no decisions have been take place at the UW Senate meeting in November. is concerned because "there is no made As krank says, all the de

Homecoming is coming Many events are planned to involve alumni, staff, faculty and current students. Andrew Dilts IMPRINT STAFF

"It's going to be the best homecommgever " So saysNancyO'Nei1,Book ings and SpecialEvents Co ordinator for the Student Life Centre, one of the many participants helping to make t h ~ syear's homecoming one of the most active and in\olved ever I he project that O'Neilisworhng with, thc I%arrior/Turnkey Coffeehouse scheduled for Saturday, November 2 in the Student Life Cen tre, is just one of aplethora of events plamedforHomecomi~2002From Nu\ ember 1 to 3, homecoming will see alumni, staff, facult) and students attendingsuche~entsastheNasmth Clawc Basketball 1ournament, the St Jerome's 1nvia Challenge, the 18d' annual AIiS Fun Run, and no less than seven diffcrcilt reunions here at \\ aterloo Homecomingwill kick off with lunch speclalsat the Grad House m d the Bomber this briday

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At one of the main events at home coming this weekend, the \Y aterloo \T7arrior5Men's Basketball team will parttcipatem the 35thannualNasm1th Classic Basketball Tournament here on campus Although the team will face tough competition from both [Yestern and the University of Toronto, head coach I'om Kleswetteris hopeful for the Warrior men "I'm tery optimistic about our chances," Ide5wetter states, citingthe E'arriors' 5 1pre season record "K'e'w got a great group t h s year, and they'\ e put on a great showmg so far I'm very optimistic " Ti1 addition to the Naismith Classic, roughly sex en different reuntons have been planned to coincide with Homecoming 2002 Reunions have becornelre) e\ entv aspart oftheXkrriorhomccommgweekend,withse\en

planned for this sear and even more for Homecommg 2003 I hi5 year, the Varsity SwmTeam'a 25"' Champion \ h p Celebrationwillsee celebration of

victories from 1975 79,a l0Yearreun ion will let AI IS g a d s catch up on old times, BMath reunions will welcome graduates from both '82 and '97, a Federation of Students employees reunionwillbnng together manypast employees of E'atcrloo's student union, a 1987T e s t C, D and E floor reurnonwill let old residence buddies reminisce about "those days of Quad hop and the lingermg beer smell throughout the halls" and an Engineering 2002 reunion u ill see the last years' graduates come together after one of the shortest times between graduation and reunion ever. Many of the events at homecommg this year are free to students In creasingopportunities for studentsis partofamove by\Y aterloo's Office of Alumni and Development Affairs to expand the horizons of Lnitersity d \&'attirlov's annualewlt '%kat's dif ferent this year," says a l u m officer Alvson \&'oloshyn, "is that we're at tempting to bring staff, students and

alumni together at t h s year's home coming Celebratmg L a ' pride and promotmgU\Y successis what homecoming's all about, and we 1 iew the work of students as some of our biggest successes here atX aterloo " In one of many projects demonstrating the university's dedication to expanding homecomng opportunities to students,Woloshyn ha5 helped to orgamLe the brand-new \Y arrior bans of the Game Contest duringthc basketball tournamcnt Students m groups of ten or more are encouraged to compete m a spirit competition witha $300 pnze, contestants will be judged based on such catepnes as creatnity, demonstration of spirit during games and the sporting of Unn erwy of Waterloo's trademark "Black and Go1d"wear 411 students are offered free access to the basketball tournamcnt with their Bitcards, and students are en cowaged toattendmany of thee\ ents at homecommg "I'm reall) excited

thatwe have suchgreat programs for students this year," states Woloshyn "Today's students are tomorrow's alumni and we're attemptmg to ap peal to both groups to make this one of the best homecomings eler " Amidst all the ewitement of IIomecoming 2002, Homecoming 2003 has not been forgotten Next pear, watch for reumons in~olvmg fike years' worth of Frosh T cadcrs and Federation Ori~ntationCom mittee members

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Five Bears ago in planning for engineering oricntation, I told other ltaders that we should put careful thought into our own principles and our o\x n rules I reasoned that pushing the limitc of the rules imposed on us by the univercity would invite further restrictions in the future Furthermore, if we did not follow our own principles, then we would not achere what we intended to achcve Years later, an orientation o r p n v e r asked me if a particular yearwas the year after they intro duced orientatmn restrictions I replied that every year is the year they introduce all the restrictionc Frequently, people put their own whims and their own fun ahead of the well being of the community and the organization The rules we set for ourselves should bc at least a\ dear to us as those set by others Creatingmlesproperly saves us from violating our own principles I Ienry M Robert, the author of Robert's Rules of order, a book outlining the most common set of rules by whch meetings are run In 1915 he wrote, "V here there is no law, but every man doec what is right in his own eves, there is the least of real liberty "He said that having rules allows a meeting to best fulfill its purpose

Council quorum 'I wo weeks ago, the Feds Students' Council meeting ended

prematurely when they lost quorum, that is, there were too few councillors to conduct the meeting There was some question as to the meeting might be able to continue, despite the fact that under thc Feds' own rules there were not enough people to properly make decisions Certainly it might be natural to u ant to continue a meeting in that situa tion because otherwise your work might be hindered I Iey, it might not make a difference But if that is true, then why ic a rule like this made m the first place? Quorum should be defined as the minimum number a group requires toproper11 make decisions If an assembly is not normally mccting quorum, one should lookat attendance before looking at the requirements of quorum Perhaps it is set unreasonably high If so, then change it and abide by the new rule Sometmes mlec are unreasonable and should not or can not be accommodated They should not, however, be disregarded on the great frivolity of mere w h m

General meeting There were problems at the beds annual general meeting on October 23,2002 The annual general meetingic where mem bers, U\\lns students, can exercise their,authorityover the Feds organization The president presents financial statements and the members can change bylaws and elect the directors of the organwation A problem arose at that meeting because the choosing of an auditor, who mould audit the Feds' financial statements, was not on the agenda. Feds VP education, Ryan

O'Connor, voiced opposition to the members considering it because it was not part of the notice of the meeting. He said that it was against the Corporations Act to add busincss for which there had been no notice. He did not cite the restriction section that said this and after the meeting said that his comment a as based on his own interpretation At the meeting, the members did not appoint a new auditor and were told that the board o f directors would appoint the auditor he Corporations Act states that anotice consists of the time and the place of the meeting, which suggests that considering appornting an auditor at the general meeting would not be against the law ac O'Connor statcd The act also says that if an auditor is not appointed at the meeting, then the auditor from the previous year will continue in office So the Feds prevented the members from doing what, under law, they could do and tried to have the board of directors decide what didn't need to be decided Further more, they attempted to take a decision out of the hands of members Thc auditor checks the validity of financial statements that are created under the administration of the board and the executive, the decision of whom to choose should remain with the members, who are the ultimate authority in the organization The Fcds bylaws however require the publishing, along with notice, of motions and business to be concidered, which might be the requirement O'Connorasserted about the Corporations Act Thuc is the importance of Lnowmg the rules and looking them up if you do not know them

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Double cohort rapidly approaching Administrators discuss what UW is going to do about it A d e l e Pearce IMPRINT STAFF

\YfithSeptemher2003 fastapproach ing, prospective students and thetr parents express concernm regards to Ontario uversity 7he consequences of secondaryschoolreform will result tn a double graduatmg class of high school students and in turn, greater competition behveen htgh school graduates for an acceptanceletter. It is estimated that there will he a 50 per cent to 70 per cent mcrease tnuniver sity of \raterloo applicants in 2003 anda 10per centto 15per centrncreasc m 2004. The mcrease in 2004 reelies largelyon the number of new curriculum and OAC students who choose to take an extra year to fimsh high school Univcrsitj of\X1aterloois taktng actionand trying its bcst to ease the undestrable effects of the double cohort The universtty has been anticipating this stnce the Ontario government made its plans for sec ondary school reform known in 1997 and has been making changes in order to accommodate an increased number of applicants ever since PresidentJohnston explained that the university began dealing with the double cohort challenge in Septembcr 1998 Throughout apcriod of four years the untverstty has made increases in first vear enrollment, raising the target from 3,735 students in 1998 to an expected 5,500 students in 2003, an increase of over 40 per cent Johnston states that "rather than attempting to jump the number [of first year students] up from September 2003 to September2003 [the university] bcgan to do it, step by step, m September 1998 " On Wednesday, October 30, a Double Cohort ntght was held in Hagey Hall where prospective stu dents and their parents were able to ask questions regarding university admissions. the new Ontario curriculum and the ways in which the Untversityofwaterloo will be meet ing the needs of the students apply-

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increase willvary fromprogram to program Grades from both the new curriculum and OAC appli cants will be trcated as if they were equivalent and the university will continue to take any new mformation into consideration so that ad mission committees will be able to make fair and informed decisions b'ased on facts In addition, the universtty has done its best to expand its current faciltt~esacwellascreatmgnewteach mg, research and support services l'hese include the Centre for hnvi ronmcntal and Informatton Technology and the Co operative Educationand Career Servicesbuilding Existing buildtngs have been renovated and expanded in order to maximize classroom space New instructors and researchers will he hired in order to effectively teach

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tng for admisston in 2003 The goal of the session was to provide the latest information about University of \\.aterloo's plans for dealing with the challenges they face PresidentJohnston began the session with a slide show presentation descrtbingpast, present and future trends in enrollment numbers and admisston aver ages A panel consistingof seven people fromvarious areas of the educatton system then pro ceeded to outline specific prob lems that may arise due to the double cohort. Questions from the audiencewere then addressed accordingly Approximately 120 people, consisting of parents, students, teachers and guidance counselors, attended the inforConcerns mation scsston ranged from required admission averages to the amount of residence 'pace a'rai1ab1c and repre scntatives from the university

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'lhenewtrlj-c\pandedBmnbshcltcrpat~o is almost open for business. Fecls VP administration and fiilance Chris DiLullo stated that it should be open "aro~~1dNo~~anber17,possibly earlier." Also, the new patm hcaters are a go,he raid '1Y e were uT.aitmg for Plant ( $7 to mstall a cage for the propane, but non that's clone," going on to saj that the heaters should be out nent\T'edneaday Meanuhde, Ground Zero renola tims 'ue s d on hold "Orgx~all~, some h g was supposed to happen for Sep tcmber," said DLullo He said that he's still 'bpmg for January," but that the p h s ha~ciiot~~ctleftthebeds offct for UT emityappro7a1 tmoII~son@~mpr~nt.uwaferloo.ca

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The main strccts of the iicwnoitli campus research m d technologypark will be named after the Cniversity of \Taterloo's founding president J . <;eraldI iagey and the "father of coinputing at \Yaterloon J . Wesley Graham. The nortll-southa~~enuc\vill be named Hagey Boulevard, and the east-west road will be named \Y7es Grilllain Koulemrd. \\; aterloo city council u n a n mously approx-ed b o t h names, along with approval from the fainilies of both Hagey and Graham. U\Y-'s senate and board of govcrnors gave nominations for the names lastweekin closed meetmgs Hagevwas the original president

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As the ne\v Co-operati\ c Bd tion and Career Sen-ices bnildit almost complete, the (:G(:S der ment 1s sponsoring an art cum1 tion to commemorate the "hclc maple trcc" that mas talicn d o n make way for the building. The contest involves an art design to bc placcd on thc entry oE the ncx building. The mat( used is the maple wood from tree, in order to hare a histo~ connection to the new struct The wood used must be the m and walnut lumber, which cai found at the Bauer\'l.arehouse. mall is 10 mctrcs long a i d tl metres wide and ma!- be attache freestanding. The award for hrst place is $ I follu\ved bj- $700 for second p and three $200 awaids. The dl line for the contest is kIonday, \-ember 18, at 4 p . m . Decision: the winners will be made by a by Deccinbcr 1. U W faculty support WLU st

In a letter dated October 22. sent to faculty,Uili~~etsityof\\'atc faculq associationprcudentCathc Schryei ~ncouragcdtndiv~dual tr bets "to sendc\prcssioi~sof sup! in the form or letters and/or dt tions, to the Staff Associatio \\'dfridLaurierCmversi~ " Addrc were provided andmembers wer, couraged to also send letters to \I president Robert Rosehart. According to the letter the ulty association has sent a lettt support to the staff associat u-it11copies to the \YLU facult; sociatioilpresidentaild\Y7.U p dent Robert Kosehart. According t o the letttr, "\trtke b r stafftncinbcrs at \\ 11 Laurier Cni\ ersitb is negatix el fecting our unn e r q [\\ nterlo Schrrcr cited that Y\\ shai LS ir programs mith \\ 1,U which t been affected by the labour d ~ s tion and that "the continuing st is eroding the academic commu that we share in the Kitchenerterloo Region "

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Error found in Feds budget Fed bus profits get left off the front page Welcome to Imprint's evaluation of the Federation of Students, 2002-2003. November 1 marks the mid-year point for the current Feds executive and over the next four weeks we will be examining various issues and how the Feds have dealt with them this year. This week, Melissa Dunne explores the financial reporting issues that arose earlier in the year, when Imprint's Ryan Chen-Wing discovered inconsistencies in their office budget - Tim Mollison, news editor Melissa Dunne SPECIAL TO IMPRINT

'l'he failure to report bus pass aild ticket revenue on the front page of the Federation of Students' general office budget that was discovered in July by Ryan Chen-\Yring has been corrected and the funds factored into the Feds' operating budget for 7002-2003. "I'm glad that liyan pointed that out," said Chris DiI,ullo, l'cds' V1' finance, in an Interview \Yrcdnesday The failure to report that earnings on the front page occurred in the budgets of the past two gears. The revenue not reported included GK'T tickets, GRT passes, and Iicd Bus tickets. The Fed Bus, a non-profit ren-

ture, started out with two routes and now has six or seven routes and had started t o garner a profit FIowetcr, before the rev enues from these ticket sales were put o n the front page, they could not be allocated to otherprolects DiLullo stated that "many people are inaolved in the budget process" and that the budget was based on a template that was slightly edited, makingaeasg for a flaw in the budget for the $4 2 million corporation t o occur The process of creating the operating budgct begins a few months before the next VP finance and admini\tration comes in, when the general manager, the current VP of finance and the business managers go over the buciness, evecutir e, and various office budgets \\hen the next VP finance and administration comes in t h ~ r c1s already a template set up and the budget is partially finished At this time, there is a main council meeting, and committee head\ go o5er the budget, then more meeting are set up and the committee heads go ovcr the whole budget, describing line by line what ebery t h ~ n g i sThen, they lookat whether there 19 going to be a surplus or a dcficit, and then they adjust until they arL as cloce to break e\ en point as possible "I think th,tt the turn over m the position can create aproblem,wh~refrom one year to the nest some information is lost, your first

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Don't fear the collective ideal Mark A. Schaan COMMUNITY EDITORIAL

Ac F A IIayekwrote in his 6944, +mu.semmal, text, The Roadto SetJJon,"Although we have been r7,lrned by some of the greatest ~ d i t i c athinkers l of the meteenth century,by de T o q u c d e and Lord qcton, that socialism means slavery, mt have steady moved towards :ocialism And tiow that we h a ~ e c m a new form of slavem arise 2e.ore our eyes, we ha\ e so com ,*eielyforgotten the warning, that it -cm celvoccurs to us that the two +Illrigsmay be connected " ihat "new form of slavenr" ; ekis clanging the alarm bells 2 r is the modern we1 fare state LI m Lee-Wudriciils column on ,I: on deregulation ["Quality first, cl-ssib~lrtysecond," October25, OQ/T reminded me of this wdrntng ee WudricL)oins a chorus of mowm theorists who beheve we are ctill upon the road to serfdom, ~r~vo~ouslv dlrowing our own %eedomaway to be caged by the monsters of social provision ,ee-\XJudrickargues rhatas thc 'brmarybeneficianes" of education, dayfig half the costs of>hat eaucation is not an mhir burden E -e suggerrs that because +hesocietal h e f i t s ofpublic funded education :an not be calculated, they should be T(

discounted if not dismissed My problemwith Lee-Wudnck's argument is both theoretical and concrete From amattcr ofinformation, Lee-Wudrickhas the facts wrong on a number of issues Firstly students pay 35 per cent of their total education costs (as set out in the Tories blueprint in the 1999 clcction) and at many utmersi ties pay as much as 41 per cent The other myth is that 65 per cent is beingpatd by the taxpaT cr In fact, an increasingproportion of univ er sitv operating budgets are provided by third party o r p ~ a t i o n s , indiwduals and corporations 50 much so, in fact, that the Council of Ontario Lniversitieswas forced to altcr its definition of a public institution as L X O \%asnow- morc than 50 per ccnt p n ately ~ funded In addition, e q p e e r s , computer scientistsand other deregulated students are not "subsidizing" other programs in the wav that LeeWudrick says Fifty per cent of tuition mcreases (after student hancialaid set aside) are kept within the faculty,whilc 20 per cent arc sent to the "centre" and are spread across the university and 30 per cent go to student bursaries, helping students mall faculties However, as the deregulated programs have the highest costs, they end up largely subsidizing

themselveswhile other faculties contribute more The theoretical problems with Lee-Wudnck's claimsare more complex They stem from a genuine phlosophical divide with not just 1.e~-Wudrickbutmoregenerally with the historical liberal argument morc generally The complexity arises out of the difficulty of justifying social provision\ when, as Lee-Wudnck points out, the benefits are diffuse,abstract and often difficult to measure This point is probably best expressed by Canadianblichael lgnatieff inhis text, The Needs of Strmgers "Rights language offers a rich vernacularfor the claims an mdividual mav m&e on or against the collectivay,but i t is relativelj impoverished as a means of expressing individuals' needsforthe collectivity " Flowever, this does not make them disappear Education is also a public good butmot lust only because we say it is so kducation is a pubhc good because it has become an ironic means by which we can Further enhance our freedom as a societvbvensuringa relative equahty of opportunity As Ipaticff contmues, "It has been in order to equalize everyone's chancesat a free hfc that the state now meets needs See EDUCATION, page 9

The Globp and ;Mad joined ,!hailean's lastweekby publishingitq first umversity ranktngs Unlike the Madeun'r rankings,whichare basedona series of quantitativemeasures suchas incoming students' high ~ h o o a\ l erages, class SIK, number of facult\. mrth PhIls, financesetc, this rankuqis based entirely on the feedback from about 20,000 sunreys filled out by qtudents across Canada As wtth the Maalcr~n'sranhngs, UW7 fared tremendously well, scoring first in quality of education, careerpreparationand quality of technologl and making top-ten lists m four others of the eight catego ries Although this set of rankings doesn't carry nearlv the weight that Madean's does (no big celebration, with cake for all, hosted by Presi dent Johnston), this seems like another reaffirmation for our administrator's of UW's consistent success, this time in the realm of student opinion But how are these surveys

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different? With &fadem's, all the universi ties in the country probably have a person or two somewhere deep a the darkest comer, figuring out hc to get that class-size rating up one notch over last year In that sense, this survey could be considered inuch fairer; being the new kid on the scene, the methodology was a probabh is somewhat of a myster to mosr pcoplc. Along with that, could be said that, in some wal s, this r a k n g systim doesn't allow for the hind of creatn e improvements that hla~leaxidoes. since it based on student opcnion rather than quantitati17efiguteswhich could be adlu5tect or cqloited On the other hand, the process of creating ranktngs based solely o the opinion of the so called conwmer need seriou5 considera tion birstlv, a unix uslo d o ~ not s exist only for it5 >tudents T h ~ is s particularly truc nf UK ,with its many laus and wjrld-quality research Secondlv,there is also tht question of the value of public opinion 'l'he result5 of the questi regarding off campus enTironmer were met, for example,with muck merrunent when Laur~erstudents ranked heir off campus environ ment 14th while G\Y: students ranked theirs 2 7 ~ d Now, while there are many possible reasons h r this, one reason that has been much-cited iG the crankiness of 'LEU students, bogged down with homework an exams, who have httle time to en1 what off campus environment thc might have Bl inaking these statements, people indicate the fac not only that public opinion migl hc skewed, but aiso that tt is not always accepted,~.hichmaygive these ranlungs lcss weight Either way, it's mce to see somconc else jumping on the ranking bandwagon, giving stu dents, prospective students and admrnistrators alike nchance to sel how we measure ~ l to p others

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Unions have a great run but not for long CITY OFF THE HILL As you probably know, the K L U staff associationis on strike. The . main cause for this strike stemmed from staff fears oxrera clause that would allow for the contracttng out of jobs. This isn't unusual, as most strikes today are about issues such as lob security and salaries. This shouldn't surprise anyone, considering how far we've come bcnvceil Dickens and dotxom. There is, however, a loomng threat to the continued success of unions - their own continued successes A sad truth of our current economic system is that there are milhons of people wtlling to sew together Nike shoes for pennies, not dollars, and to do it in duilgeons as aell So long as this is the case, d l be difficult for a seamstress in Mor~trealto make 10 an hour sewing together shoes. Migrant workers, Tndian and Russian software program-

mers and temp sen ices all rcpresetlt people who are willing to do the lob cheaper 1o some extent, go~~ernments can protect theirworLers again\t cheaper foreigncompetitors by tariffs Oihe the Americans ha1 e for steel) and quotas (as \r e do for cultural products) Unions can also blochoutside (read, cheaper) replacements through strihng H o ~ e r c rthere's , anaat) fifth column that neither of them can block and its foot-soldiers arc all around J ou -technolog) \\ ilh technology, hveh e mailual labourers become one semi-sktlled labourer with a machine, a dozen semi slulled labourers become one highly-skilled ~vorkerwith a computer Take Access and Quest The! still hax e many flaws, but thtnk of them m 10 years properly implemented, they could replace great numbers ofif aterloo staffer5 our counterparts to \TLU's

strikers The cost of developing new technology 1s usually high at the 1e could build machines to start 1 sew running shoes, but it is cheaper touse people in near slav ery Force Nike to use Canadians (or worse, Americans) at el en mtnimum wage 1% ah rights and watch the relati~ e

cost of usingmachtnes drop like a stone. Force them to hlre workers above the market rate and comDanies just won't hire more workers -or they'll be undercut by someone who will That's capitalism It means we do more with le\s. for bettei or worse. Italso forces the work force to gam skills (notice how university ei~rollmentis always climbing). Highly skilled labourers (such as many uiarersity graduates) arc much less likely to join unions, as professionals tend to go by the market rate oi work for upstart voung companies that have never had a union It's no surprise that union membership is on a sharp declme, kept buo) ant largely bv the public sector,mhere thegovernment has n o competition to undercut it Because of this, we need to move away from protectionist measures such as tanffs, quotas and uiuons in order to focus on education As for you, I'd recom mend that you finish your degree and hope yo11 never need to re11 on a union, because within uur lifetimes that safety net will disappear.

People killing people with guns

YOU! OFF M Y PLANET Chris Edey's column last weck certainly got a few things right: guns s e e n to be pretq popular these days. First, a spiper terrorizes the Kashington area fur weeks wtth a series of random single-shot murders. Last weekend, the .I*oronto club circuit leal-es four dead from gun-related homicides. O n Monday, at the Lnivcrsity of Arimna, four people were Idled, also with bullets. \Yell, alright then. \\by not just bar1 the lot of them? For a safer, better, kinder; gentler world and all that jazz. KXy, indeed. Kecause, as lefties like to say to me all the time, it's not that simple. Let me prehcc the points I'm about to make ~vitha little disclaimer: I don't Itke gutls. They - direct experience scare me. I$only with a gun mas on an army base in Cambodia last !ear, where I paid for the privilege of thirty rounds on an AIC-47 (only$20, I:.S. currency only). Suffice to say that el-entually the n ~ s wears h off, leax-ing one to ponder what it feels like to be on the recei~ingendof t h o s e ~ o n densed metal bits tra\~llingat a

about little 'l'immy blowing his brains out because dadd! forgot to lock the nightstand drawer. If guns were banned, l'immy mould still be alive today. Now switch sides: a wife who is beaten to death by her abusire, alcoholic husband. If she'd had a 'gun to defend herself, she'd still be alive today. Obvious strLkes against each side are routinely ignored. The pro-gun lobby shrugs off gun deaths caused through human stupidity and igmrance and in cases where a proliferation of guns clearl) raised the stakes, m a k q othenvise small incidents life or death scenarios -road rage killings, for example. The anti-gun lobby, more pacifistlcally but also more naively, assumes that keepiiig guns out of the hands of Iawab~dingcitizens mill somehow make for safer streets - so that criminals who, go figure, didn't acquire their firearms IcpllJ-,can have even easier ptckings on the noxv-disarmed citizenry. I'll never be one to tell another human being they don't have a right to defend themsclvcs in the face of death, but I will say it's reasonable that we all know who's packing heat. Which is why I'm half-agrccii~gwith what Mr. Edey

said last week: that government should require gun registration, sax-e for criminals com.tcted of violent crimc and the mentally derailgcd (I guess n u bang-baiig for me, then). 'l'here are two reasons for this. First, the pro-gun argument that a hcavil~r-aimedsociety makes fora safer society is onl) true if p n owners k n m how to NW /11tm. Stmply haring them lying around doesn't guarantee omncrs know how to use them properly, which puts pcoplc at even greater nsk. So attaching restrictions to ownership t h a t you p r o w you know horn to use a <gun is n o different than requiring youget a driver's hcence before you're allowed to operate a vehicle. (For my libertarian friends, don't worry; we could always printize the hhntstry of Gum, and Transport while we're at it!) Secondlj-,we need tokeep track of guns without interfering with people's rights to defend themselves. In Canada, most of us don't think often about guns and see little ilccd for them because we don't feel unsafe. But our respective in& d u a l perceptioils of safety-nqja big strong male might feel safe where a petite woman wouldn't and it 1s unfair to prohibit the more vulncrablc in society fromprotecting themsclvcs. In the end, a really is people. who hll people. The problem is, sometimes they do it with guns. -

Don't touch me in public

UNDEFEATED Since the b~rthof Yndefcated, a number of people hare referred to me as the "most out ga) person o n campus " I suppose that might be true. This column has certainly provided me with an odd sense of celebrity status on this campus. Not surprisingly, I think that people are somewhat fascinated by a wellspoken,pioud, socially comfortable homosewal \\ell spoken and proud T may be, but T reall! can't call ml self "socially relaxed " T do nut h s s in pubhc, I often tntroducc myself as my b o friend's ~ "friend" and a , seems as though the Pride parade ts the only situation in wh~chI feel comfortable enough to hold my bovfrimd'a hand T o me, that doesn't sound very socially com fortablc I'or this reason, I cai~not call myself the "most out gal person on campus " Just last weekend I spent a splendid er-ening out on the to\\ n 1% ith my sigmficant other K c e n p j ed a delicious dinner at Kelsey's (eat your heart out Kourtncy Short') before heading o\ er to the m o v m to watch 'The Ring," a mowc that confused me more than (:anadian politics. Most definitely, tt was a great erening; howel-er. it sen-ed to me as a definite reminder of how uncomfortable 1 am with public acts of affection. At dinner we both toyed with the idea of holding hands at the table a i d I could onlj- laugh at his someu-hat teasing need to kiss me tn the middle of the restmrant

In general, our adx-anccsto one anotherwere unsuccessful. Thenat the mories T waited until the lights meilt d o w i to make an?-sort of physical contact with lum. Still, we were uncom fortablc. FTappilj-,T am not the only one that is uneasy with public acts of affection; my boy friend is just as subtle as T am. '1hat's really importarit to me. T h s of course is a very scnsi tire topic for me. T feel as though T am a hypocrite and perhaps my readers do too. How cat1 the uni~ersity's sole writer of a gay column, who speaks ofacceptance andtdcrancc and pride, be afraid of showing that he too is in a loving, committed relationship? \\'ell, my answer to that I\-ould be, "I just am." I don't want to be stared at. I don't want to be glared at. Yes, I want to show my bo!;frtend how 1 feel about him, but not if it means that we are . going to be called "fagotsn from a passingvehicle. And yes, unformnately university students still do that sort of thing. I think that the most incorrect assumption that people make about gay people is that they just wake up one day and figure it all out. One day they might be straight or sexually ambiguous a i d the ilcst they are ani~ouncingtheir homosexuality from a rooftop and making-out in the streets. Rather, being gay is a process; I cannot stress that enough. And whtle T, Aaron Crxvan, have become comfortable enough with whom I am to share it in the mass media, I am not yet comfortable enough to share it with random people in the outside world. Perhaps that nil1 be my next step. For now the "most out p y person on campus" will have to sta!. closeted, as far as public displays ofaffectionare concermd.

Education: sociahsm 1s in unir e r d and publicl\ funded svstem of social pi o\ ision and essential scn7iccs,of15 hchpost for food, shelter, clothing, educasecondary education is one tion, transport and health care (at Tn wmmary, T,ce \T udrick is, in least In some countriek). It is 111 the mu eles, both theoretically and name of freedom that esperts in concretel) incorrect In htspush fora need now pronounce o n the needs deregulated cducatin~system of strangers." \Y.hile the benefits are diffuse and Additionally, state social p r o n difficult to measure, a urnversa1 sion is a means hy which we as a education svstem is both a necessitc society empower ourselves to ell for our indir idual frcedom aa ~1 achicl-c our own individual poteilas an important promotion of tial. It is in kecpingwith the ideas of equalifi n rthrn a market econom) a just society and a basic humanih I urthermore, publicly fui~dcd that me proridc essential sen-ices in education does ha\ e meawrable auniversal and accessible manner. and important effects on our T h s case is best made by Ro economy in the form tdproductiv Rothstcin in his book J m f Irzsfitw 114, incomegenerationand efficiency fiuns Mutterin which he states: "In T LC \Vudrtckpromotesa false order to achiex-e what economtsts call market-coi~formingregulations, dialectic withxvhich it is impossible tucreate a fa+ornbleoutcome He then, some form of taxation must creates paper dragons to slay by be instituted" and that, m parapainting the opposition as pro tax phrasing Rawls, a system founded utopians Deregulated tuition limit\ solel? on \ oluntary market relations acccsslbtlity to nhat should be a is, ' not, in general, fair, unless the unir ersalpublic s e n ice andan antecedent distribution of income essential component of state social and wealth as well as the structure pro~~iston in the promotion of a of the system of markets is fair'. just and fair socieq 'l'his is the clarion call for a Continued from page 8


Getting it right is important 1 o f11cehltlor, 1 have to congmtulate you on your article about Antiantenna record label. I have been a big fan smcc its creation,as I am friends withailumber of bands who arc cur.wi~tlysigned to the label. ' I'he only comment 1haw is that you shiwld haw checked the names of the bands. 'i'hroughout the entire article, you mispelled the name of the one band The Vcrmicious ICNID as The Vermicious I<lNL). Itmay seemlike alrttlemstake, but fora band who is u s ~ n g t harticle s forpublicity, gettingtheir name right 1s important.

Scientology in past Imprint

It is interestingto see theScientologyinseit in the wake of a damning expos0 by former editor Sandy Ahvaland Scott McClarc dunngmy ),ears at U\Y7. Albeit this was fire or so years ago, the issues presented by AhValand McClarc arc still prevalent today and should be reprinted alongside any educational material by the Church of Scientology.

Question Muslim students for universal justice

I \\as mallung through the Douglas \\ right I ngineciing building the othtr dal nhen I \\as of poster\ that \ isuallv nrsaulted bc a pitrposed to put "Democracv o n trial " "Oh, that's ob\ iouslj a Qucstiot~Ibortion \poof," I mused The fifth sightingof the ridicu 1uusadpromptedme totake a closerlook,upon nhich I n as horrifed to realix that thi5 n as no joke -the hluslim $tudents for U n i ~ er\al Jus ticc arc actualh o r g a m v q a "Question Democracj" talk right here,m Canada1\Y hatwould thev like us to adopt) 1 eudalismi Fascism' Rule b~ tribal cldcrs? 1am e\traordinarilp angq about this poster \\ e area free countn and we have allowed people from all natlons to immigrate here and follow theit o n n religions It is outrageous that some groups take adx aatage of our generosih and haTccome,Treadtheirbeliefs,and nowproceed

to attack the ery foundationofour country, the principles that caused us to let them come here in the first place Such a campaign is especially \elf defeating after recent e\.cnts (especially the recent event4 involving airplanes and big buildings)

Because of the democratic principlec that I hold, I'm not about to go around ripping these posters off their walls. I am, ho\~evcr..going to call on those Musliin students who apprcclate andrcspcct thc democracywe ha\-e butlt our Imd upon to reprimand those elements of their fa~th that champion such ridiculous causes.

Halloween shouldn't be all slut's eve

I rememberwhen I was aktdandmyHalloween costume bvas determined by what mould be warm or fit over a winter jacket. During my journey through school this practical basis has beenlost. Instead of this holidaybeinga trick-ortreatingcxcursionm the crisp fall air with the goal of staying out as long as possible, moidiilg gettingcold, it has turnedmto an excuse to dress as scantily as possible.. .whorish 111fact. Sureme haw outgrown the choice toventure from house to house collectmg candy, (although apparently some stillgetaway with it no fair!) but that should not result m people standing half-naked, shix-ering stupidly in bar lines, trying to fight their teeth-chattenngreachon to thencar winter air. Itis not sexy t&shake&e aIcaf,but I hat e scen some utilive this self inflicted discomfort in order to attract boys who are willing to lend a . jacket or even better -cuddle during the waa. Some prostitute looli-alikeshave the nerve to complain, \vhilmg about their below axrage body temperature. 'l'his anno!ance is heightened when the aforementioned party has consumed alcohol and will not shut-up. rlllin all this once childhoodamusement has coincidence thatml namt started ~ h ~ n ~ i n g \ erston been transformed into amoromc mating ritual '*a4 On A? I'mcuirentl) in Llberta, 1h a d n o i d e a m ~ I@r/t/Js staff dlrccton~at about the came t one that 1mu\t admit I have. prtlclpated in "MI " 1.anders' c d u m n \tasted showmg ul letter had beenprintcd till I read a rebuttal to it Onnumcrousocca~slons,resu~tulgliltn, curlent 1 ' x e ~ c " ~ c ~ e d t ~ e ~ cb\itc,butcouldl'l't ~ p j / b l f ~ the Featureu sectton rea11,atmnand Future ax mdamc of such desper .Ilthough I l o ~ chelping people out T findm\ orlffilal lettci On It an\ where ate occassions toattract aprospectn e lo\ c inter their problems, m\ invoh ement in L \\ 's Please tell me that this TI as p e t an ox ctsight est dent paper had beet1 limited to coming in andnot aproblemn ithIr#pin~fnotpro\idingar r \\ ednei full coveiage to ~ t onlme s leaders as its offline helping out nith the e ~ e popular -Llid~e/Le i z/u\ night proofreading (\ a) proofreaclingl) o\ ei ones 3A E I ~ ~ htrtufrue I/I last few n eeLs So, soti; to CT erybodj who ha5 approac -b"~ A l n ~ f o r ~ ~ ~ ~ Mind your web business, Imprint me in the last fen xteehs, but of late 1 ou w ?H ion@/f~ I I I L N I ~ findmc nmningunder thepscudon~m T anc To f l i t &or, And, for the benefit of all of thoae o I am not Andrew Landers Andrews out there whobe friends hare t After reading Ntal MoogL-Soulis' rebuttal looking at them a little bit strangely lately enzfoc "Mindingwatetloo'c busine\sn in the October offer another quick tidbit of information I1 18m u c oflmpnnf, the Lrst thought that popped into my htad c < ~ e that's y , my letter I\\.asj~~\twonderingif~ou couldpublishashort around the Impnn/ofâ&#x201A;Źice that the rcu/Lanc "1.etter to the Editor" for me, tohelpmcclearm~ name is actuallyJack or Tom or some such tl rebuttingl" and not Andrew at all1 besmlrchedname The secondnas "Hey, how come I didn't see Y \ ~hat do you bsay to that) toall my letter on the ~ ~sac>n 1kno,%. ~ that ~ Here's the ~ deal please ~ spread themord ~ r foes that, no illdeed, I am of" fmnds and Irnpnnt is run by volunteers and resources are -

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Conquering the world through kev chains

ESSENTIAL INSANITY In the middle of co-op season, when all the suits are out and polishing up their mating calls, I'm very careful about where I stand. Never smackin the centre of sidewallrs, lest a tardy bird (yes, they are the overlooked cousins of the early bird) is plowing her way to Needles Hall, everythingslower be damned. Never in the path of anyone carryingsomethingleather. Never in line before someone who is in an "interview trance," that is, nodding and smiling, lest they tap me on the shoulder and gix-e me examples of their flexibilityand resourcefulness. However, despite having to shift my eyes back and forth like a nervous squirrel near the 101, something does get me through coop season. At first I couldn't think of what that something was. Night after night 1 tossed and turned, racking my brain. \Tas it the shmp

shoes? The smiling-induced hvitchiness?The pinstripes? After much deliberation, I have pinpointed the exact whereabouts of this source of strength. The key lies in apile of brightly-colouredplastic on my bedroom floor. One: a translucent turquoise beach ball. Two: a squishyyellow construction-hat-shaped stressrelieving object. 'l'hree: autility keychain. Four (my personal favorite):a retractablebrush, pocket-skd. Ah, the curiously joyful world of swag. After a 20-minute session of trying not to cowcr too obviously, nothing makes me feel lighter than a half asleep mtemiewcr handmgme a retractable brush It's like the "15 per cent more" sticker ona jar of vegetable oil, or the baker's dozen or, dare I say, Aunt Jemima's smile It's proof that someone, somewhere, toiling away in a ghastly-lit cubicle, had a flash of inspiration, a moment of levity and thought, 'Trow, a beach ball will do it1 That's what this company needs!" Silly swag is a proof of humanity. After all, no infallible, well-oiled machine (the facade ofa corporation) would allow somedung as frivolousas stress-relievingconstruction hat to escape. An infallible, well-oiled machme would probably

grab it with one of its claws, and tear it to shreds. It would think, "Squishy yellow coi~stn~ction hat? Palm-sized? Kidiculous!" It would thmk, "There is no logical reason forgiving students a retractable brush. None at all." Poor machine. It suffers from a lack of imagination. It will never llave an appreciation of the absurd. I lke to think of swag as akin to scratchinganitch It doesn't really accomplish anj thing In fact, ona purely black and XI hite basis, it probably does more harm than good Rut the pleawre of that moment, when your mind goes blank except for the refrain, "Not itchy not itchy "-that's when you turn away from the black/ wvhae, harm/good, profit/loss and the world can be won with key chams Which is why when I (erenttally, hopefully) become an alumna of the University of Waterloo, I'll lump into the closet I'll ha~re speciallydesignated for swag, relax on something bouncy and bright and think about having sumived the finely-tuned apparatus that is co-op

Bring: focus and balance with an ancignt eastern discipline

FINDING BALANCE Yoga, you might be interested to know, is the oldest physical discipline in existence.Though the exact origins are unknown, it is thought be at least five thousand years old. The word.~o~a has its roots in ancient Sansknt and means "to merge, jom, or unite." Yoga is anexercise~thatcentres on the belief that the mmd, body and breath are all rnterconnected.Through movement, breath, posture, relaxation and meditation, yqa strives to establish harmony and balance within the body and mmd. Sound like something you could use? \Yell, this week, let's look at some basic yoga postures you can try in your dorm room ~vithoutthe risk of getting stuck m a pretzel. First off, you need to take a deep breath. Close your eyes, sit comfortably on the floor or in a chair, straighten your back, relax pour arms and exhale from your diaphragm. You will know that your breathingis correctwhcn your chest does not move b r e a t h i n g should come from low down In

your belly. The trick to yoga breathing is to hold the breath for about five seconds after inhalation. Dunng those seconds, focus on relaxing every part of your body. Now, breathe out while visualizing a wave of relaxation from the top of your head to the bottom of your feet. Doesn't that feel good? Now let's try some more complicated yogic e~ercises. The first one is called thc upward dog Tie on your belly with toes pointing out, palms under your shoulders, elbows bent and fingers pointing straight forward. Now, as you inhale, press down with your hands to arch your back upwards while keeping your feet on the ground. Bend as far back as is comfortable, making your spine curve into a "C" shape. FTold this position, breathc out and repeat Another great, simple yoga position is called the side warrior. '1'0 do this one, stand with your arms out and vour feet apart as though you were doing a jumping jack. Now turn your right foot out and lean to the r~ghtside so that your knee is at 90 degrees. Keeping your spine straight, put your right hand on your hght knee and stretch your left arm upwards m the direction of your spine Keep going until you are looking upwards Now breathe

. Another position you can try is called the bridge pose where you lie on your backwith your knees bent and your feet brought all the way in to your body. Keep your arms stretched towards your fect and pressed against the floor. Now push your hips upwards until your body makes a bridge shape. I Iold this position for a minute or so and keep breathing and focused. Now, exhaling, come down gradually. Try these positions out at home and 1'11 bet that you will feel more relaxed afterwards. '17heyare a perfect exercise to dowhen you arc frustrated with studying. If you are interested, you can learn more about yoga on the Internet or through the one of the many books ax-ailable in the library. Peace.

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Regardless of whom one supports or sympathises with, \\ ithin the ongoing Chcchen conflict, Putin only had ~XTo choices He could choose to fight the usurpers or negotiate uith them, implicitlv rewarding their choice of violence to pursue their political goals In the end he made the only choice a\ ailable he fought back Violencecan net er be rewarded (the hostage takers had already shot hvo captives) and no government can mamtain itu lcgittinacj if it comprormses with a group that mould hold its citizcns at gunpoint On the surface this position maj seem cold and uncaring, but consider the alternatives If you negotiate with the first gu-toting militant who threatens to start euecuting people unless hegef~~ I / I U / he nlunts, what's to stop the next one from trying? A government that pursues this policy would quickly find that once the -

Russia's president, Vladimlr Putin, faced the most difficult moment a leader couldpossibly encounter earlv last Saturdaj and it wasn't the one where a former intern thrcatens to go public \\ hde out for an evening at the theatre, 800 of h s fellow citisens had been taken hostage by approximately 50 Chechen militants threatening to turn the entire building into a smoktng ruin if their demands were not met It's a situation that has been played out with frightemng regular ity across the world oTer the past half century Munich, 1973PalestmanBlack October terrorists take Israeli Olympic athletes hostage (later killing 11), Peru 1997 Tupac Amaru rebels take 72 hostages at the Japan~srembass) in Lima, and m our own backyard, Montreal- 1970, le Front du Liberation Quebeqxs detonates mailbox bombs and kidnaps Pierre La Porte and James Cross (La Porte is later found dead in the trunk of a car) What do all of the above have in common? In each case an armed group has takeninnocent civdians hostage and threatened them with death unless the go\ ejnment of the day met their demands, m hich usually in\ olved the "unlust" imprisonment of thea fellow hostage-takers and airline bombers The Moscow standoffwas unique not only in its scale, but in the demands of the hostage takers Ther demanded that the Ruusian armv withdraw uncondit~onally fromchrchnya, the breakaway pro>incenhere the Rus~iango~ern ment has been u aging a protracted and very blood! struggle against separatists Those who stormed were completelvprepared to lull e\ eryoiie inside the theatre (and lose the~ro s n In es as \\ell) in the pursuit if this goal "b\ erp one of us ic reah to sacrifice ourselves in the cause of Allah and for the independence ofchechn~a a d swear bk Allah that me strn e foi mart\ rdom more than you stm e tor Iife,"as their leader, the 25 1 earold L l o ~ sar Barae~,put it

Violence gets you nowhere and the state will not compromise with those who threaten its citizens. Pandora's box of appeasement is opened, it will never be shut. A country where politicalpower moves from the votes of its citizens to the barrel of a gun will never see peace and might find itself on the slippery slope to anarchy. On the subject of Canada's thankfully brief experiencewith political violence -there has net,er been a reprise ofviolmce associatcdwith Quebec nationalism since Pierre Trudeauimposed the K.ar Measures Act during the October Crisis and sent the army in to the streets oFMontreal. Thc message was clear: violencegets you nowhere and the state will not compromise with those who threaten its citizens. In our case at least, the results speak for themselves.


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\Kith the Nmmith classic qutckly approaclliii~,the \Yaterloo \\'arr~orsare sciious conlendcis. i'lfter defeating fifth-rankedMcGill over the weekend in the r n i r e r s l h of Otta\va Tip Off 1-nuri~ament, the\K'aroors finished the pre-season w t h an Ltnpressir-e 5-1 record. Coach Tom IGeswctter s a d that he is "optimistic for this tournament" and fccls that t h s tournament has a wide open field. He seemed very

happy about the team's recent success and hopes that it will carry ox-er into this weekend. There will be some tough competition though, so the Karriors will haw to play\vell. S e x n o h e r teams from Ontario, Silskatclicwan, Alberta and the cast coast mill be play~ngfor the coveted Naismith Classic talc. Among them mdl be the \K'cstcril Pvlustangs. The Mustaiigu finished secondoverall last year, winning the OUA \Yest divsion title, the OUAplayoffs, the OUA Champ~onshipfimshmgwith a 34-1

record. Ai~otherparticipant,the Toronto Vanity Blues, hasalreaityplaycd ninc pre-seasungames a ~ l possesses d ten players with thrce or more rears under their belts. The McGill Kcdmcn, lost to \X'aterloo this past weekendmill be hungry for re\ enge. After finishing last year with a 2.17 record, ranking as high as fifth in (:anadz and losing t h e ~ provincial r championships to L a d , they !ook to be serious contenders. The I Iuskies, a team from Saskatchewan, will be competing. They h a w a 2-1 pre-

season record. The I Iusliles have a good perimeter game and fin~slied sccoi~din the Mountaiil Conference last year to the number one ranlied team 111 the country, Unirers~tyof Alberta. Our horneto\vn fix-als, the Golden IIawks wrll also be there. And last but not least, Kpersrm [Jillvcrsih- will be looking to snatch the gildcd trophy. All these teams have a good shot at mmiiing the Naismith this year. The \Yarriors in particular are pla) ing with confidence after a win over the

wcckcnd and may be able to upset strongcr teams like \Yestern and h4cGi11. In order to do this, though, Grahamlarman, \K'aterloo's leading scorer, needs to be healthy. Mike So\-ran nccds to play weil and the youtlgcrportionofthe squadneeds to stcp their play up Solid perimeter shooting \L ill help the cause as well. It should be an exciting wekciid of act~on-packedbasketball. (:erne cheer on the\Yarriorsduring their first game, Friday at 8 p.m. I t should be a treat.


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There arc cight teams particpatingin the NzsmithClassic thts ear. They are as follows:\Yrestern,St.Mary's,U of'l',

SashtchavqRyersoISMcG1ll,\lffid Laurier and Waterloo. \Vaterloois clearly thc underdogas witnessed by the 2001-2002 season. They fmshed last in their division compiling a record of 6 wins and 16 losses. However, theywon 5 and lost 5 at home in 01/02, which bodes well for this tournament. However, their road record was a dismal 1win and 11 losses. 'l'his year, the competition will be strong. Opposingteams have retained most of their nucleus so the Warriors will have to master the fundamentals to securevictory Player rosters of the competing teams are as follows

#3 Scott Scclcy Guard

#4 Adam Peaker - Guard #5 Jim Grozelle - Guard #11 Mark Portc - Guard #12 Kyle Coatsworth - Guard #I4 Sagar Desai Forward #15 Alex MacTvcr - Guard #21 Jeff Giovanatti - Guard #22 Brian Switalsh Guard #24 Daron T,eonard - Forward #25 Kurt \Veiland - Guard #42 Kelsev Green - Forward #44 Anthony Halley - Forward #54 Galen Allan - Point p a r d #55 Aman Sodh - Forward HcadCoach CraigBoydell Assistants Brad Campbell, Peter Schmidt, Mana Mountam, Matt Tweedie

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#5 Austin O'Redly - Guard #11 <'oh Allum - Guard #12 Shawn Smtth Guard #I4 Jonathan Thibuault - Guard #I 5 Damon l'arachnowitsch For ward #21 Nathan Anderson - Guard #24 Damon Cole Guard #32 Matthew Brooks Forward #34 Gabriel Goree - Fonvard #40 Atnas Maeko - Guard #42 Nate Phillipe Center #43 Madike Charles Guard #52 Ibrahelm Muhammad - borward #53 BenMcCarthy - Center #55 Dean Jones -Forward Head Coach not available

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In 1968 a traditionwas startedwhen the Naismith Classicbeganhere at thc University ofWaterloo. It originated under the title of thcTip-offTournamcnt but was quickly renamed. 'l'he name change was the idea of Mike L a d l e , the coachat the time. The tournamcnt is named after James Naismith, the man who created basketball. Originally the game ofbasketballwasplayedusingpeach baskets asnets,whichcaused the play to be fairly slow because erery time a shot was made a ladder would haw to be erected and the ball picked out manually. This process was oftcn recreated at halftime dunng the early years of the Naismithclassic.Abeard and glasses would be worn by a volunteer pretending to be Naismith and the original game would be reenacted. This was just one of the halftune shows that have happened duringthe tournament overthe years. Other showshave includedthe b&fcase drill team that would come in wearing suits and tics, Frisbee tricksters and crowd participation games. The real charm of this tournament lies in the quality of organizatton and play. l'he Naismith tournament has always included eight teams each year. It began as a two-day tournament; however in order for the teams to play all of the necessary games, thc semi-finaland the championship game had to be played on the same day. At this level ofplay, the risk of injury was greatly increased whm more thanonegarnewas played d d y . Because of thts the tournament formatwas altered to become a threeday event. Now each team plays a maximum of one game per day.

'The three-day format allows for teams tocome fromalloverthe country to play. Often two-day tournaments are too es~ensiveto be cotisidcredwortli~vhilcwhentravel costs arc factored in. 'l'he Natsmith is an invitanoid tournament,u-hichallows the organizers tochoose teamsat their discretion. Often the teamsarechosen because of the high caliber ofplayiilg quality,however tf the Waterloo team isinterestedtn competmgina specific

Naismith showing off. tournament being hosted by a school, then often the teamaffihatedwith that school will be invited. The men's basketball coach,Tom I<ieswctter, has attended every Naismith tournament that has been held at K'aterloo. For five years he playedonthe teamand forthepast 11 years he has been the coach. He helieves the Naismithis among the "premier pre-season tournament~,"because of the quality of the games, teams and coverageare phenomenal. His oponisbacked by that of former player Sean Van Koughnettwho said that the Naismithis the "best tournament in Canada." Clapping until the Warriors make their firstbasket seems to be a rule here for the crowdat the Waterloo basketballgames. l h s traditionwas started

by Lavallc dumgthe second year of thc Naismith classic and rcmains today Coach ICeswetter says that sometune: such ob~ioussupport of the crowc can be very beneficial and other time, tt can be quite mtimtdatmg. "Some times the minutes start ticking by anc the fans are still clapping. It can tenc to makc us a littlc trigger happ) ti order to get that first basket," s a i l Iaeswetter. Aloiigwith the fans, the band ha been an obvious presence at t111 Naismith tournament. Many olc members come back and play wit1 the band again. Often the band ha, had as many as 30 members here h Homecoming weekend. T a t yea Dave Greenberg, the o r i p a l ban( leader, even came back toplay. Thet enthusiasm and support is greatl! appreciated by the players and coacl alike. TheNaismith tournament is 04 a part (although a large onc) of t h ~ weekend. Other events include thl post game dance, the alumni swin meet, countless reunions and man; other activities, Check out the com plete program of events a www.alumni.uwatcrloo.ca.One even that is not posted on the schedule i the pickup game of basketball playec early Saturdaymorningby some of thi alumni. People simply show up a they choose andagame isplayed,witl one special rule abided by: the oldes players always start the game. There is only one area that coulc have room for improvement durin; this homccomingweekendand thati the presence of more of \.Waterloo' current students. T h s weekend i open to everyone, not just previou alumni and graduates. It sounds lik, it could be anaction-packedweekend so come out and enjoy the festivities


men's roster

Head Coach: Tom Iaeswetter

Assistant Coaches: Mano Watsa &John Malnerich


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Rosters: a prettv deep talent pool this year Continued from page 21

Saskatchewan

#lO James Kenyon Guard #I 1 Mitchell Grant - Guard #12 Seth L a n g Guard #I 3 DerekBoechle - Guard #11Matthew Greenberg- Forward #I 5 Calvin Palmer Forward #20 Rob Lovelace - Guard #21 SeanHomenick Forward #22 Kevin Langdon - Fonvard #23 Jamie Carleton - Guard #21 Trevor Cranston Guard #25 Nathan Nowak - l'oint guard #30 Trent Folk- Forward #31 Matthew Penner - Fonvard -

UofT

#-+TobyScott - borward #I0 I<oe Hede - Guard #1 1Thomas Grouchmal- Fonvard #I3 Matt Sturgeon - Point guard # 15 Keenen Cross - Guard #20MichaelTatham - Forward #22 Paul Zyla - Guard #25 Dayo Baiyewu Guard #31 Michael Williams -Forward #33 I<enny I Iilborn Fonvard #34 Viktor Bezic - Guard #35 Eric Wagner - Point guard #U)Jonathan'l'aweel Fonvard -

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#O Tim 1.ockett-Smith- Guard

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#2\KLY'aleed Belcher Guard #3 Mark Ibrahimovic - Guard #5 Errol Fraser - Guard #10 Vla&mir Nikolic - Guard #I1 Hakeem Baiyewu - Guard #11 Vladimir Matevski - Guard #21 hayne Sybbliss Guard #22 Omar Bryan - Guard #30 Wayne T.ord - Guard #32 Sasha Ivankowc Forward #33 Jon Reid - Forward -

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I Iead coach: TerryHaggerty Assistant coaches:Patrick Williams, O'Neil I<amaka Therapist: Icirsten Gameiro

#lODomcnico Marcario - Guard #11 I<trk Keid - Guard #17 Elliot Siemiatycki- Guard #l-I Jamie Robinson - Point guard #15 IJaoloAccurso Forward #20 Gregory Rembayo - Fonvard #21 Gregory Kennedy Guard #22 Denburk Reid - Guard #23 Hidesh Bhardwaj - Guard #24 Kevin Boylc - Fonvard #25 CragClarke - Fonvard #30 PatrickKieran -Forward #32 Frederick Bernard Guard

#1l Omar Miles l'oint guard #15 Jason Korpela Point guard #20 Daniel Jonker - Forward #31 Chris Camso Fonvard #23 Wade Currie Guard #32 Brett Coulthard - Pomt guard #33 Todd Cooney Guard #34 Rob Innes Point guard #10Andrew MacI<ay - Ponvard #42 James Hudson Fomard #52 Bert Riviere Pomt guard #51 Rnk Schmidt - Pomt guard #55 Chris Keith Point guard

I Iead Coach: Nevio Marzinotto Assistant Coaches:BernieRosailclli, David King

Head Coach: Peter Campbell Assistant Coaches:J amie Ltxkmgtm, Paul Falco, Mike Quigley,Dave\Yrall Stuedent'rrainer: lleth Dossee

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1s adventure racing in you? Jason Cagampan SPECIAL TO IMPRINT

h'Iy legs are burning; my heart is pumping so fast it feels like it is going to csplode. I keep tellii~gm> self that if I canmake itup this next hill, things arc gomg to be lust fine. I struggle. I am pedalling in the lowest gear possible and 1 seem to begettingnowherc. Kith e\-ery turn of the pedal, I grow more weary. Ex-ery bend in the path seems to bring another long, steep climb. I curse at this insanity and qucstion my ability to finish this race. As I finally reach the top of the climb I'm momentarily relieved. I feel worn out after the 30-minute climb. I peer down the ski hill and asscss its incline. Realizing this is the only way down, I chuckle silently-pure and complete madness! As I get on my bike, I grip the bars tightly and close my eyes. I just hope I don't go head over heels. This is adventure racing! Ad\-enture racing is a multi-sport race consisting of nax~igation,trekking, paddling, biking and ropc work. It has been slowlygrowingin popularity thanks tomajor coverage of the Eco-challcnge races and to the pure sense of adventure and team work these raccs oEfer. l'his sport encompasses more activities than triathalons and is team-oriented. Race formatsare donempairs, threes and most commonly four-person races, Races can be six to hveh-e hours, 24 to 48 hours, or thc cspcdition length of three to twelve days. ltisa sport that requires physicaland mental toughness as wcll as teainwork skills In September I had an opportu nity to race the Sea2Summit two day stage adventure race in Quebec Sup posedly a good racc for beginners, the two-day stage formatwas oaerwhelming, espectally since I was a rookie. We began on bikes for the -

first leg of the race mhich consisted of approximately 40 to 50 km of biktng. The trails consistedof single track and gravel roads. Much ofthe section was up and down hill which had mc considcringright at the start whether or not I could finish thc race at all. The pcople who competed in this racewere uo focused thatitpierced me with intimidation. Imagine little old' mc competing in a race wtth people who have been doing this for years-itwasunreal. The pace ofthe section was incredible. Tcams flew past at alarming rates over the technical trails. Yet even in the midst of the madness I took time to apprcciate the beauty of my surroundings. The most memorable part of the section was biking over a massive dam, realizing the man-el and beauty of being on top and looking down into agorgeous valley below. Itwas breathtaking and for a moment the whole concept of competition was erascd from mcmory. But I quickly remember what I was here for to racc. Asme began the paddling section of the race, I hoped that this sectlon wouldprovc to be an easier one than the last. N o hills, no sore legs, lust flatwaterpaddling. Unfortunately, what you wish for isnotwhat always happens in real life. A treacherous headwlnd decided to take the canoe where it plcased, making for a rough and long 17 kmpaddle. My partner cursed the wind as we laughed at the difficulties of the section. l'he teains ahead seemed to be experiencing similarproblcms, sharing our pain. We found out later that a handful of teams capsized andmere disqualifed fromthcrace since rescue wasneeded. After a miserable wet paddle, we made it to dry land where our support crew dried us off and garc us hot soup. \Xre didn't stay long. Instead, we quickly assembled to start thc trckktng/ropcs section. -

\X'e decded to trek fast and the hike seemed to take us uphill once more. Aswearrivedatthe first roqe section a traverse multiple teams also arrived, bottlenecking the crossing. The rope section should hal-e been enlopable and painless. 'This n-as my first trawrsc and I looked fonvard to the opportunity ofzipping down alinc. As Iattachcd my harness andgotprepped,a smile lit up my face. My smile slowly dissipated as I zipped down the line and realized that pulling myself across the rest of the waywas proving difficult since my arms felt like lello after the longpaddle. Backon solid ground, we a11 trekked fast to the second ropc s c c t i o n a zip-line. 'l'here was n o pulling on this rope section, so I just sat back and cnjoycd thc ride.Wc pickedup the pace and ran the remainder ofthe section. As we reached our bikes for the final section, we knew that the end was close at hand. The final 20 km on bike seemed to flyby because ofthe darkness and flat roads. \X7emade excellent time untilwe reached the climb into Mt. Stc. Maric. I was exhausted by this pomt and ~t hurt to climb the numerous hills. T observed that 111 the Sea3Summit race, the emphasis is on summit - it was mostly hills. As we wobbled through the finish line I was relieved that the fourteen hour day had ended. Then I remembered that this was onlythc first day Adventure racing is definitely a mental and physical sport. What 1 accomplished in two days was thc espenence ofalifetime. I didn't come in first place or evenwin anything. Ti is the pure enjoyment and satisfaction of finishinga race regardless of rankand time that kceps yougoing. Let's just say, I'll see you at thc starting line. For more information, visit www.adventureracingcanada.com. -

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Should I stay while so tar, tar away.' Services at (519) 888-1567, ext. 2655, or visit them on the second floor of Needles Hall They offer free Study Skills workshops in addition to many other helpful services that may be of use to you Finally, try talking to an upper year student in your program, or, if you'rc in rcsidence, your don I'm sure either one would be Falling from great heights willing to sit down with you for DearAndrew, an hour and offer you advice on I'm slo7l,Cjgeftzrgused to unzz er~zty what they've learned in their time and my rapzd fall from star stud~ntto at U\Y. h m k of blark rock sittzng at the Lentre of a crater. People keep telltng me that 'jouget Should I stay or should I ...

used to honj f h q do thzngs and zt get^ easier" buf I can't zndersfand 7d1y f h q can't pf tell me W H A T y o u do thal makes it easier! A y thoughts! Human Meteon'te Dear Meteorite,

I can't blame you for wanting to get astronomically high marks in school bor me, the shift from high-school to the "halls of hlgher l e a m g " meant distunguishing between the work that needs to get done andf everythmg else that's just fluff that can be shoved to the side as you're heading out to see My Big Fat Greek Wedding. Approach your assigned work with a bit of skeptism, and view what you do through the lens of how you're going to be evaluated. I've f a d looking at old exams to be a helpful way of tackling this academ~c dilemma. Also, paying close attention to your profs when they talk about the structure of an exam, essay or project evaluation helps to figure out what they're looking for When aprofewx seems to stress a certain point in class, pay attention! Obviously, there's more to earning astronomical grades than 1 can offer you here You may find taking a look at a book helpful, I suggest reading Re~omznga Master J tudent by Dave Ellis If human interaction is your bag, baby, then call Counselling

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Long distance relationships are tough. So tough, m fact, that yours truly is in the don't-even-try camp. If I were going to make an exception, I'd do it playing by your rules 1)Make sure there will be a definite end to your separation -when you graduate 2) Stay connected with a routine of interacting with one another -daily phone calls and annual visas 3) Make a firm commitment to the relationship before separating -get married, like you did 4) Ignore the naysayers. Keep up the good work and don't let your friends get you down. If reading about other people who have bccn there brings you comfort, trv Locznx Yonr I>ong-DzsfanceRdat~ond@by Stephen Blake


Landlord: more than collecting a cheque Continued from cover

Doris C;ilmore came to \Xatcrloo in 1931at the encouragement ofher older sisterJean.Jean didn't thrnk her sister\\ ould have agreat future on the farm so she encouraged her to come to \Yhterloo. In \X'atcrloo, she worked fix S3 per week plus board, managing tv support herself and tco take out a 25 cents per month life insur anccpolicy. In 1938, at the age of hventy, Doris went to work in the restaurant at Goudie's department store in IGtchencr; the store building that would soon be the \Y'aterloo Regional Children's Muscum. In 1952 she went to work at WaterlooMutual Fire Insurmce, later !mown as \Y'aterloo Mutual Life, and remamed there until the b ~ r t hof her son, \T a p e , m 1956 She met her husband 13111Buschcrt through the young people's group at bmmanuel Lnited Church or1Rndgeport Road l l l e j were mamed in 1949 and mitially li~edinanapartment abm-e

Schendel's bookstore on Idng Str-cct before movingto203 T,estcrStrcet. IMlwas diagimsed with tuberculous when he 7-oluntecred for the naval senriceduring the Second\X orld\Xhr and spent four and a half years in the Freeport sanatorium, now a part of the Graid River Hcalth Centre. Due to his tuberculosis, Bill could only work four hours a day. \\ hen the Buscherts mnovcd to 1.ester Street In October 1956, there were only eight houses on the street and most of the surroundings were farmer's fields. Huschcrt remembers a swamp existing where LYJLU Place now stands. All o f Lester Strcctwcre young fmilicsancl therewere plenty of chddren. Buschert remembered the early beginnings of the Universit\-of\Xratcrloo whenit consisted ofmopre-fabncat~dbuddingsmthe\\ aterloo College (now \X ilfrid Laurier Unirrer\ity) campus The otlgnal buildrngs were later Incorporated into the Health Services complevand one

of the university greenhouses. V ~ t hoidy nvo burldings an? no rcsrdences, the flcdgingunivcrsityput out the call for citizeils n rlling to take m students. The Buscherts took in one roomcr at a rate of S7 per week to help cover costs. Meals were provided by theunivcrstt) ,s o the 13uscherts wcre only expected to p r o d e a bed. The first roomer wa:, Nl xman Brown from the first engineermg class xt \YBterloo. Brown stayed for a year belore mi )atnginwith friend.; lie made at \Xraterloo. T.at,,r>there \vould be nvo boardersata trme and mosthouses onthe street took m a few boarders to help with money. Thc first pair of roomers that Buschert took mwas D o n Craigl~eadand Lawrence Fedoruck. "When they came they cltcln't know each other, but theywere later both in eachother'sweddmg partles. 'l'hey became very good friends," said Ruschert. Most boarders stayed for their full unwersity career and recommendedBuschert to their frtends and relatives.

Ruschert could count at least two pairs of brothers who boarded with her in the 28 years that she tooktn stucleilts. After the firstoffer. to the uiii\ ersi0;nuschertnererhad toworryabout boarders. \X'ord travelled by mouth. "If one of the h(y s knew somebody ~ h was o loohng f w a plxcc they would sa! ,'\\'e'\-c got agoodplace, try 203 Jxstcr Street."' said I h c h e r t . She never had any problems with the studcnt's that she took m. 'I o her howledge, there was only one noticeable mark that her house suffered and that xv;tsd u r q momng day. \%en one of her boarders was muring out a bedroc7m door was blown shut onaclothcsrack. "The luds were pretty stable," said Buschert. The house rules were simple. Don't do anything you wouldn't d o a1 home and n o 'I'V if Buschert had company. 7his story n d L mnfitu~enest week.

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Sushi has beencalledthe ptzzaofthcnemdecadc. It's certainly popular in \Y.terloo, with sushi scnedmVillage cafeteriasand the openingofMr. Sushi in the Campus Court. Makingyourown sushiisagreatwap to try out differentvai~ationsand enjoya sometrmesexpen sivemeal,meqcns~r-ely.Youcanpickupnotrand a bamboo rolling mat at Mr. Sushi. This recipe malies 4 cups of me, andabout 48 rolls, somake sure you invite some friends to dinner. Sushi rice

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Implications of dialing and driving A fate worse than drinkmg and driving? Kourtnev Short IMPRINT STAFF

HOWis jwur attention di~idedwhen ? ou're t a h n g on vour cell phone to pass the time in the carp Dr Jennifer Stol7, a U\Y associate professor of ps)cholo~gy,iscurrently doingresearch that may euplain the increase in car accidents caused by cell phone use Stol~'sresear.chlooksmtothe cognitive processes that control attention and automattc~qSuch processes m clude tasks hke drivingthat appear to require little conscious thought hnoften quoted study pubhshed in a 1997 issue of the New England JoumalofMedimemdlcates that dnv eru are four tmes more Ilkely to be involved in an accident while using a cell phone By contrast, at a blood alcohol concentration of 50 mgalcohol per 100ml blood (Ontario's legal hmit is 80 mg), approximately the equivalent of a 160 Ib man drinking three alcoholicbeverages in an hour, accidents are only twice aslikely InDecembcr oflast year, alawwas passed mNew York to prohibit talk mg on a cell phone while drning Ontario has resi\tcdpassing such legislatlon,howe\er,pohcecanprewcare

less dribingcharges against distracted dnvers,whether the d~stractionarises from cellphone use,applymgmakeup, eating, or performinganother activity The safety debate has largelj ne glected the cognitive basis for driver distraction Stolz's researchis not spe cific to the cell phone issue, but rather delves mto the cognitive processes behind actnities that seem effortless There are timeswhen people can focus on a task to the exclusionofx irtually all else Other times, this simpliciq of focuscan causepeople to become easdy

distracted by events unrelated to the a c t n q at hand Stob determines which tasks arc automatic by asking subjects to per form a single task or the same task m coiqunctiona ith a second task Auto matic tasks are relativelyunaffected by the addition of a second task IIer research indicates that the meanmg of the distracting stimulus has an impact on its effect Shc conducted an experiment in which two \\ ords appeared momentarilj If the words were related, the subject mas

morelikey tomistake their order than if the words were unrelated Intuitir~elp,it would seem that the physicalactsmvolvedwithusmga cell phone, such as not l o o h g a t the road u htlc &ahng, contribute to the prob lem IIowe\ er,thi5 does notappear to be the case, a study released bv the National Safetv Council found that usmg hands Eree dexxes u as no safer Stolz told the U\X'Ncws Bureau that u hile drirmg appears automatic to many people, accident statistics suggest that it is preferable toavoiddoing

evtra "mentalwork" by talhngon the phpne IHer researchmay ha\ c otherimph cations fordriver safety For example, attention span may vaq with age, which could e\plaiii the increase in accident\amongelderl~drivers S t o l ~ , ~ has h o taught at U\X'sinc~ 1995, is currentl) on ~abbaticalFor more rnforInationabout her research, \ isit ~ v w w psj chologv uuvtterloo ca/ -jsto17

lions from Canada and Uranus gets mooned suggestedtune form ashing our handu with soap andwatct is fiftccn second\, \+hererubbing them a ith an alcohol based gel onl) takes a few seconds N e w moon of Uranus Leena Singh

In Pasadena,Cahforniaan interna tionalgroup ofastronauts announced the disco\ cq of ancwmoon ofUranus Antibacterial soap - a waste of Hou ex er, thls 'new' moon was actu time ally discoveredoneyear ago, in August Kcccnt studies hate found that of 2001 Uranus now has twenh -one antibacterialsoap is nomorc effectixre orbiting satellites than regular soap at getting rid of The moon is unoâ&#x201A;Źficiall)called S/ germs Nurscs and doctors ha\ e been 2001 U1 It is approximately six to washmg their hands withantibacterial twelx e miles wide and ia thought to be soap between patients This tends to a remnant of a n ancient colhsionwhen dry and damage skin as compared to the solar system's nine planets were regular soap nith no extra samtmng formed The newly dlscoveredmoon, ad\ antage along with the fixe others that sur "It makes you wondei why they round Uranus, move in irrcgulai cc call it antibacterial,because according centric orbits around the planet to our rcseatch, it isn't any more so Although the new moon has not thanplm stnps," statedElame I,arson, bccn officially named, the moons of aswciatc dean for research at Colum Uranus trad~tionallytake their names bia L nivcrsity School of Nurwlg m from thc u ritings of \Y. dham Shake Nem Y o d Research has also sug speaie and Alexander Pope Jupiter gested that heal\ use of aiitibactettal has 39 moons, the most in the solar soaps can t n g c r anew breed ofhard \J stem, and Saturn comes in second to h11 bugs and rodents with 30 2np kind of soap is ,till iecomMane-less male lions In Afr~ca mended for householduse,l~o~x~evcr, nursesand doctorsare ad\ ised towash hIale lionsusetheirmanes toattract thetr hands ti1 alcohol-based gels bc females,to scare competitors, to make tween patients Alcvhols effect11 ely them look bigger and to protect their kill microbes, where soap and water hcadandneckduringf'ghts TheTsavo smply wash away the germs The hon of Africa, whtchwas also anative SPECIAL TO IMPRINT

to Canada, huuex er, is mane-less During the ice age 18,000yearsago, hons 1i\ ed 111 Canada and this same species, the 'l'sax o lion, is no\+ found hving in Africa Scientists ha\ e attempted to explamthe loss of the Tswo hon's mane as an erolutionaqr process, m h s h occurred over many generations The first theorv that scientists proposed was that the maneuTastornoffby thom bushcs during hunting and chasing of prey. 'l'his theom however was refuted because mane-less *. I sax o lions were also ob served m grasslands The most recent theory is that the lionadapted to the dry heat scrublands of Kenya and Tan7amabj sheddmg its mane,as manes tend to absorb a lot of heat Although Tsax-ohons do not have a mane, they lions with manes, carrymg outactivitiessuchas hunt ing, mating, playingwith cubs, marking thetr tern tory andromngquite suc cessfully.

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That creepy feeling at the back of your neck A look at ghosts, ESP and other ~aranormalwonders Andrea Ventimiglia SPECIAL TO IMPRINT

Halloween lust passed, with all the usual hocus-pocus of hauntings, apparitions andghostly occurences. So, for all the candy in the loot bag, the question remains: is there a scientific basis for paranormal events? I love a g~mdscare myself, but being a scientist1 am doomed to a skeptic's point of view. There is ox-envhelming support for both sldrs of thc story as tllustrated by the ix1mcmus\Y'eb sites, hi mks and resout-cesax-adableon the topic, f ,ct's examine a few of the most common theories

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tected by mcasumg the elertromagnetlc forces in the haunted area. Try tellingthat to the nextghost youmeet. "Okay Casper, I'm just going to take your EMF r e a d q , it won't hurt a bit." The I<oestlerParapsychology Unit is part ofthe psychologydepartmentat Edinburgh University in the United IClgdom. According to their mission statement, their aim "is to conduct systemaucandresponsible rescarchmto the capacity attributed to some indimduals tointeractwith thcir environment by means other than those curreidyunderstoodb!; the saei~tificcommunity." A major branch of thcir researchinvolves the study ofpsychokinesis. Literally, it means mind-mol-cment and it is what we arc referring to when someone can m a r e an object just by looktng at it.

Energ! cannot bc cicatcd ot dc stroyed, it can c )ill! change Iorm. K'c Watch those vibes, baby tend to think ofthls energy changc in - a look at psychokinetics terms of tailgible eiltttics suchas light energybeingconwrted toheat energy. ScicntificaUy,visims 'These energy chailges canusually be all about hvw our brain measured 111 some h-pe of numerical quantity such as volts, matts, or elec- perceix-es the l~ghtreflected off of the object tromapettc forces pMFs). Mostadwe are seemg wlth lour mcatcs ofparanormal actnay use this principle to support the esistcncc of eyes. Kcsearchcis at the ICoestler Unit think that ghosts and insist that their csplanahons are rooted 1n phybics. h h c l ~ ~ e l visionmay m d v e a twoway process, nn mward L).nch is a parapsychologist and the movement of light and founder of l'aravision, an Illinois oran outward projection ganization that conducts inx-estqof mental images. If tions into the paranormal world. our mtnds can reach 1,ynch states that ghosts are stmply out and "touch what unconventional energy forms and we look at, then we may theirpresence caa be scientificallydc

dir~ctlyaffect what we look at procedure rnave\qdam the creepy feel mgat the bacbofyourneckwhenyou think someone is starmg at you from behind hccor&gtopvschoktnctics. the staree may actually f e e l t h e m d o f the starer, apparently p i n g the im pression of strain or pressure from s h or muscle around the neck regon "Urn, excuqe me, could ~ o please u remove your mind's aura from the bach of mr neck? Thanks "

thr ' 2 oratory. Hluie's experiment to essentially "see into the future." used f~1 e different symbols printed Just imagine the implications were on the backof25 cards.'l'he cardswere thls ability became widespread. Lotto then randomly arranged and h e ' s 6/49, hcrc I come! imticipantq tried to ~orrectlp~pess the Aswith these e-xamplesandcountorder of symbols as theywereuncox~. less others, the concepts are indeed ered. The possibility of calling a card intriguing but there is not enough cocrcctlybychanccisoneinfive.Theresubstantial ewdence toprove any ofit fore, it is possible to calculate how true. A quote by respectedastronomer oftenaparticuLarscore is kely tooccur Carl Sagan illustrates the general diby chance in agivcn number of calls. lemma: "At the heart of science is an Rhine argued that \\-hen his subessential tenston behvcen hvo seem^ jectsmade high scows that could only mgl!; contradictory attitudes an becspected by chance once m a rhouopemess to nell- ideas, no matter sand &s, or c\,en mce in a million, how bilarrc or counterintuitire they the!; displayed "extrachance" results, maybe and thcmosr ruthless skeptical or 1 3 ' . sciutini of all ideas, old and new." Some research facthifcs attempt to \Th~lcacadcmicscholars arenotoexplain precopition or IS1' as ail rious for rejecting theories that have inherent part of the n c n - o u ~systcin later been shown to be correct, further They say that ournen.ous s~~s1at1~a11rcsearchilceds tobe c(mducted before correctly anticipate souncls and sights an!-of these supernatural phenomena bcftorc theyoccura>. ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ l t i j f e n can ~ - icvcn r o i ~begin - to gain some crcdbil'ncriial signals recci\ ed through our ity LTnril then, inuch of the scientific skin. This prcco~prir)iiwould cominumty nd1remam unconvinced. allow an 111I leave !-ou to decide for yourscl f, but as for me, 1 ain't afraid of n o ghost! -

ESP and Lotto 6/49 During the 1930s the llinerican parapsychologist]. B. Rhinc popularized the term extra sensor! perccp tion, or ESP, to dcscribepsychicphenomena similar to scnsoq functions. Khiiic was among the first parapsy cholo&sts to test ESP pheilomena in

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The Waterloo Warr~orsfaced off against the Western Mustangs this pastweekend forthe semi finalgame of the OCAand fora berth to the CIS championships next week After putting Kcstern back on their heels early in the game, Waterloo capital ized on their opportunities, seeing the~rfirstgoalccmefromRobinLeshe

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Bitter end to a solid soccer season Alex Hearn SPECIALTO IMPRINT

?he \Iateiloo\Yra1imrswomen's soc cer teamenjopedageat ).car, fmslmg wth a 5-3-2 record, a dramatic impro\ cment 07 er last year's 3-5-3( aptam less \\'bite accredited the sold performance tothe coachmgstaffand the hard work of everyone on the team Unfoftunately the ladies' aea son came to an end last week xvith a \ erv disappomting loss to 1oronto 1he\X1arnor\ conttnued the strong plaj that haddefmed the season,open ing up a two goal lead on first half strikes by Nicole Grinstead and Jenn Smith Thex omen scored a third goal from a corner luck, but the p l a ~was bi~ariellcalled back for an off side How the officiating team found an oppottunity for a Waterloo player to be m front of the ball during a corner kick remains a mystery In any case,

\Vaterloo's failure to notch a thwd goal proled fatal, as Toronto clawed their way back into the game with a patr of goals in the second half \Y aterloo's cause was not helped when two key players sustained inluries Stllker CatFreireleftthe mmelatc with a serious foot injuqrwhle central defender LY'hite sustained a blow to the head that left her bruised and bloodied. \Yaterloo continued to attackand work for more goals but could not find the required scoring combination before the final whistle blew. After two overtime periods in which neither team could come up with a winner, thegame had to be settled by the dreaded penalty shoot-out. \Yaterloo ran into a strange officiating decision here as well, with the referee demandingarc-kickofaperfectlyvalid I<ristin Schmidt goal simply because he hadnot blown his whistle. Rattled,

Schmidt mtsscd the follow up, a\ did two teammates 1oronto's final kick was lust be r ond the dir e of \Y aterloo keeper Cathenne Lul and the goal propelled the Hluea to ictoq A disbelie~ing \-Y. aterloo team mas l ~ fnt tth the an gush uf the called back p a l atld a bitter taste to end a sweet season A hea\ilp-bandaged\\lute commented "Omrall, I t h d that we playedhard as a unit but Toronto didn't give up and they scored two goals m the last minutes of the second half We con tinucd to outplay them throughout overtune, but our focus became alrttlc f r a ~ d e dduring the penalty kicks and Toronto ended up the 1ictor " In spite ofthe loss,Waterloomust look to next season with opttmism, especially gwen the talented young plaverswho were rookies this season bornow \YTaterloowdl hckitswounds and think of what could hale been

secoi~dhalf that \\ aterho'\ hfichelle Schultzcapitalized on a \hurt corner option, putting them ahead 2 1 The \Y arnors didn't stop there 1hey contin ed to pressure and their th~rd goalcamewhenJuliaMortoncrossed a ballmto the circle, findingthe stich of Samira Viswanathnn a ho redi rected the ball through thc goalie's lcg5and mtothenet \\ itha 3 1lead, \I aterloo\ms belngpushed backinto their half, as loronto added more people to their line ofattacb Toronto was able to capltali7e on a corner, closing the lead bj lust one goal I Towex er,n aterloon as able to hang on to the lead The final whistle mas blown and

the \Vaterloo \Y arriors were the new OUA champtons They r e p c d the t d e and the banner after lastwinnii~g it m 1995 96 and were able to break Toronto's fix e seasonwtnnmg streak Also of note are the members of the Waterloo arnors who receir ed recognition at this year's O U h ban quet Wtth each all-star team com pnsed of eleven playera, the gold and black had a strong showing on both teams ]essaJem@,\Tci~d\.Moffett and Samira Viswanathm were recog m ~ e das second team OUA All-stars and \\'aterloo's Robm T cshc, hrin MoaoilandJuliaMoaonwere iecog m ~ e das first team OUA All Star\ See OUA GOLD, page 23

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into Montreal to compete a p i n \ t McGill 1hc teamput fortha \erie\ of strong swuns but lost the meet 202 to The\Tarrior swim teamwasput to the 363 test last weekendwith three meets m The teamwas full of spirit and@\ e three days which saw them take on an outstanding performance agatnst Queen's. McGIl, Carlton and Ottawa. both the Universi@ of Ottawa and The team hit the pool in 1<ingston Carlton I he meet stated off \+it11 on Iwday and held strong against bang as both the men's (Matns, r Queen's, winning o\ era11 by t\co Rohmann, F1 Fttyam, I< Rohmann) points. The men turned in a strong and women'\ (Ringa, 1homas, Pep performance beatiqQuecn's men 137 per, Schott) 4x100 m free rcla~took to95 and the womenwith acloscloss gold The team turned in a top notch of 101to 112.Top meetperformances performance with the women bcat~ng mclude Jenme Meqer second rn the both Carlton and Ottawa and the men 100mfree,gtrlscaptatnI(nstenB~ii~v1ey beating Carlton and narrowly losing taking gold m the 300 m individual to Ottawaby a heartbreakm opomts medley, the 200 m Bachand the 50 m Ofher winning Warrior swuns mback and Gen Swenytakinggold in the cluded I<aylccn Bmga tahilg sill el in 200 m breast and the 100 m flj the 200 m fly and the 200 m indn dual On themen's stde,Danny Parson\ medley, Mehssa Thomas tahng gold took sdr er in the 800 m frce and gold In the 100m free and silver m the 400 in the 200 m breast, Ench Rohrnann m free, Kelsey Dodge taking silc er in tookgold m the 200 m frce and silr,er the 50 m fly, Matt Mains taktng gold in the 100 m free, I<ader El-hityani in the 100mflyandthe 50mbackand took gold in the 200 m indnidual men's captain Kurt Rohmann earn medley and the 50 m flv ing silver m the 200 m indixidual On Saturdav the LY'arriors rolled medley SPECIAL TO IMPRINT


Nordic skiing hits slopes Heather Murray SPECIAL TO IMPRINT

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October 25 - November 1

'l'he V\'i'nordic ski team got an early start to its competitive season this year, as the first aniiual Toronto ltollerslil Spimt Relaywas held mconpnction with the Toronto Nordic Slii Shorn. O n Sunday, October 37, crowds gxtheredona blockofRloor street that was closed to traffic mordcrto\vitncss this exciting event. liollerskitng, the dryland formof cross countipkiiilg, can be done in the same two tcc11niques-classic and skatmg-as the on snow rersion of the sport. The relays consisted of four team members alternately racing classic and skating, head tC>head w ~ t hanother tcam, over a UJO.metre course on Bloor street. The racecouraeincludeda 180 degree turn that caused a fcw spectacular crashes when taken at high speed. C\T' contributed two men's teams ai~donewomen'steam to the competition,andcame a\va~-withtop honors in both categories. Thc mcn's team of current I:\Y

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student Charles Curtis, coach Don around a ith teams from the Vim er MacKinnon, alumni I<m l l o y o t ~ and sity of Guclph,Hardn ood Hds,Noith Tan hfurray wcrc victori~~us,goingun- Ray,and 1 oronto coming to take part defeated 111 the rouiid robin competition of eight teams. An excellent effortwas seen 111 their fmal race of the day, where the opposing team was also unclefeated and mcluded mcmbcrs of Canada's national lutllor team. U\T("s second men's team o f D a ~ e I.oster,Jamcs \\ ood, Marty I Iughes Continued from page 22 and justm 1,aullincr fiilished the day with two defeats, good enough for Kobm Leslie rece~vedthe Gail third place. The U\X7n-omcn's [cam \\;'ilson Award for her outstandiiig pushed hard to conquer each of the coiitributioii to the sport of field (,ther f w r female teams and win the h o c k , while EnnnIorton\r-as rccogcompetition m i ~ h an undefeated mzed as thts year's most raluableplaycr record. l'utting in good races for the of the kaguc. womcnwcreC~oUcenL~-ilc11,hhqI Uen The X i m o r s , ranlied tlurd in the \\'ood, Andrea Dupont a i d coach count~,\v'llreprcseiltUaterloo .xthe Kelly Skinner. Natloiial<:hainpioilsh~sOctober 31 The inaugural racewasa success all Nux-ember 3, m Halifas, N.S

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When trying tolocate a n riter, alum 5 remtmber &s just becausc thevnmte for a living doesn't mean the1'U ha^ e text tattooed on their forehead or a newlypublishedbook And,generally speakmg,mostauthorslookd~fferent

ing Alison, on the other ships for these talented authors 4manda,whogrew up inaliterar) hand, had wanted to family (her mother, IGmJernigan, is write since shewas little, editor of The Nen Q~/*arterly), alwa~~s but it took a fourth J ear felt thatlafigv~nasalar~epartofher university course and an life Being published at an early age cncouragingprofessorto (her first published short ?tory was corn mce her that she written whtn she was only 14) and could do it for a livmg spending a year m Thailand writing Aftercltsco\ermgthis her call

and posters advcrtlsmgtheirread~ngs Unfortunately, on mv way to inter view two fantasticwnters, I neglected to recall this fact Writers Alison Pick and Amanda Jerillgan invited me to loin them to talk about the writing life Eager to speakwith them, I strollcdm, ex~ectqgto be able to tecognuethem immedtately by the pile of books they would have surelv brought along to promote their work Spyingno such thmg, however, I unknowmglyw alked past them, twice and was heading out the door ichen finally, Amanda Jernigai~somehow recognized me 4pparcntly, the no\ ice m t e riweris ~ easy to W g down with these two young women, I imme diately noticed that they did not match my typicalv~sion ofauthors Alisonl'ick,an up-and c o m g poet from Kitchener, sat with a bowl ow-eatmicec of her whde V17a

word, both Am+ndaand Alison had to embark on the evolxmg prociss of submtttingwork to van ous publications Dur ing this tune in her ca reer,Alisonworkedlobs on the umversity campus and even house sat across Canada This pro1 ided her with enough time to focus her crca tlvc cnergY On

though Amanda spent wme ill fated years as a \%aitress, she counts herself "lucky when balancing jobs and wnting " She cur rend) hasafdltime job with Porcupine's ($dl Press and she suH has time to concentrate on her

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Amanda Jernigan is a new writer.

Constantly encoun tering ideas, both Amandaand Alison agree that knowmg which ideas deserke to he pursued is a daunting task kor Amanda, "ideasneedtocontamacertain

sense ofurgcnc) -acombmation of intellectual and emotional factors " Alison concurred, \tating that a1 though the writing process differs with the type of writing, fiction and poetn especially, it 15 oftenG'hardto sav TX hat makes you follow through on an idea " According to Amanda, most of the time it feels like "the planets ofvourlife needto be aligned lust so," butwhen anidea has poten tial, "you'll know " Having been so fortunate m their owncareers,both AmandaandAhaon hope that one day they will be able to offer help tonew wnters Whenaskedwhatadviceshewould offer to someone l o o h g to begm writing professionally, Alison an-

swered "Read a lot X' rit; a lot rn things out Let your unconscious roam and p l a ~" 4s for subnutting woik to publications, Amanda had thi5 to sav "Don't send pournntmg to \% here you think it ud1 get pub lished -send a where vou'd ideally likeittobe Thatma1,whenvournork is accepted, you'll know that it 1s truly goodanddeserves to he in suchgood company " Yt ith these encouraging words, Amanda closed the readmg m which she and Alison participated at St Jerome's Jdannu V a t p ts u wzterfir The Ncw Quartcrly, ar~uzlableat S/.Jeromei lJntw~/zy.

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The secrets to making A Midsummer Nights'Dream The masterminds of this UW production discuss the ins and outs of a good show Nick Walsh SPECIALTO IMPRINT

"lt is not set in place or time It is forever lastingand timeless," said di rector,J oel Greenberg,regardmg this year's Shakespeareancomcdy,AMd ~ummerNzgbt'r Dream The play, due to its smplistic,life hkc sctandthecon trastmgnaturcof the characters' per sonalttics, ts mch that it has the ability to affect everyone in one form or another Greenberg, director for thirty years, has beenworkingwiththe Midmmmercast for pst over amonthnow andts ecstaticaboutdlrectingaplayhe has not previouslyworkedwith. The audtaonprocess,however,was a competitive one "I was happy with the auditionsas we had over 90 students from all oter campus audttion for only 13 parts Unfortunatelp,we had to let down some wry talented indtviduals " 'X'tth so many people audi tiontng, you would think that Greenbergcould possiblycastanactor fore1eryrole, but cvcnwith somany trying out, he decidedto keep the cast toammud thuteen individuals Since Greenbcrg's decision ofwho to cast, thc play has evolved into as own "The first few rehearsals are paved with bloclung- the essential framework ofthe play Thts allows thc actors to develop spcctficattributes they can apply themselves to their particular character." The otlynal scnpt has been edited by Greenberg to about 90 mutes, for ifithadnotbeenchanged,the audiencewould most likelyfallasleep at least once during the three-hour marathon Wtth so many lines cut, otlc could easdy think that the play now lacks its primary themes As Greenberg explained, the opposite is true "The editing has not changedtheplay's specific shape-its essential thcmcs are still preserved "

Chesney, Greenberg and Sobeski are behind-the-scenescrew.

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William Chesney is set designer for the production. Likemostdirectors,Greenbergfound thatas he was editing the script, the playwas taking forminsidehis head "As Iwas editing, Ihada fewideasas to what I could see the play becom ing. Whenperformancetime comes, there exists sucha fulfilling feelqto see an abstract image come to life afterallthehardworkanddedication of the members w i h the cast and crew" Without the inclusion of twovery special individuals, however, Joel Greenberg's I iston would stay forever lockcd inside his mind, never

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the identity of the scene In order to ple colour schemes achieve this, a set that could distin Smplv, tht5 play is something that guishanmteractionbehveenthethree anyone can enjoy Whether you like worldswas requlred The finaldesign acting,amazing sets, or are interested emphasizes its simplicity,heavily reincostumtng,therearemany elements lying on upstage lghting technique that may attract you to the play and set movement Jocelyne Sobeskt, a costume designer for 12 years and a vctcran of over 50 productions, has articulated her profession ~ t regards h to A MzdummerNgb f 5 Dream through gut instmct 'With every show, costuming and designingis going to come down to whatthe dtrectorper cctvesvisually '1 his particular play possesses neutrality in tuneandspace There fore, I was able to design based on instinct w i t h the easy to move and/ or breathe spectrum, of course " The result. playful costumes basedonsm- Jocelyne Sobeski displays one of her works.

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Fences, windows and possibilities A look at a book confronting the debate of globalization, the environment and the events of September 11 angry people with httle in common but a shared feehng that the global changes takingplace weren't good In the little time since that eventit seems Ike the world has been trans formed over and over agatn Fen~es mid Wztzdos~rbmgs us to the forefront of these "capital-H history moments,'' from the aftermathof Seattle, to Quebec City and Genoa, throu h the events of September 11 and t e collapse o f k r o n The bookassem bles Klem'smost notable artlclesand speeches, drawing heavily hom hcr weeklyin 7%~C,lobrandhhlcolumns Shcrefersto thecompl1auonas"postcards fromdrarnatlcmomentsmtune, arecordofthe firstchapterma\ e q old and recurring story, the one about people pushing up against the barriers that try to contain them, opening up windows, breathing deeply, tastNaomi Klein speaksof issuesof trade,the environment and activism in Fencesand Windows. . . . .. ing treedom." Straightforward and insightful, balization debate. 'l'he bookmoves fluidly behvcen astute correlatton betweenlocalcon& Fe/zcv.rmd U./i~zdon,~.~sn't the an ticiKlein manages to swoop easily from uons and global forces that the reader complex issues like trade and the debates of global equity to personal patcd sequel to No L q o . It's part can understand how thc IMt and environment, GhfOs and marketreflections ("Okay, I admit it: I slept documentat); on the evolution of&ing, actlvism and democracy, Sep- substandard health care m Argenttna in," she confesses). Klein is humble bdau~arencssmdprtprequel to sometember 11 and social spending cut- or corporate marketingand hatred of about her rolc as a spokesperson for thingentirely undetermined. It is able the US are interrelated. Klcw makes so backs, linking them under common amovement, h a v q beenswept from to challengeissues facmgthe common themes: windows of dissent, fencing many dead onobservatlona thatmost what was intended to be a two week future. It reminds us that another copies of this book will lkcly be renin democracy, capitalizingon terror, promotional book tour into a two worldcould bepossible, but only ifwc deredunreadable by excessiveunder fencing in the movement and winand a half year journey through 22 make our ideas about it known. dows to democracy.Thisnewwaveof hung, highbghtmg and dog-eared Read a. Thmk about it. countries at ground zero of the glodissent, she says, is not anti-globali- pages It's intelligent andmformatn e, zation (really,the so-calledanti-glo- but with enough irony, humour and contempt that n sounds more ltke a balization movement is global in nature), but rather 'TVhat values will com ersation between wily political science majors at the GradHouse than govern the global age?' The issues are examinedwithsuch a coursewarereader on currentevents

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"This is not a follow up to iVo L~go," Naomi Klein forewarns in thc open mg hne of benm (md IVzdan~sD~lr patchesjrom the Front Imcs ofthe Clo babyut~onDebufe Nohgo, Iclem's first full length effort, an international best seller, translatedm23 languages and dubbed "a movement bible" by TheNew York Tzmer, m c e d y noeasy act to follow Nu h g o TakqAzm at the Brand BuLhes was pubLshed lust twoweeks before anewwa5 eof actirism was born at the December 1999 World Trade Organization mcetmg in Seattle Klcin was thrust into the spotlight as the supposed voice of a vaguely defined movement that had, a5 she says, no formahzed agendaand no leaders - composed simply of

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Highlights of the night mere IGss's 'l'he only other concert featured Canadianplays that show there. The chocolateyroice sqrmg"I Can't M ~ k e with Electric 'Thursdays that Twould Ccntrc in the Square is an ideal place You LoveMe,"Sax-amah Smith smglust remotely think about going to is for culture and entertainment and is It was acold, coldThursday night as ing "This Side Of Eternity," which their Christmas show, called EIUM great for unir-crsity studcnts because I trekked the longway to the bus stop was written by Paulton, the eupholh14rseffiRo&idLi/t/e (hir/nmr. The it is rcryeasytoget to. However, the that would take me to the do~vntown nium quintet on "Heart And Soul Of nest two shows after that are Jean centre does not providc many disKitchener terminal. Apparently, all The Eup1ionium"and the encore, "If Meilleur's Orchestral Maneuxrs counts for university students. buses eventually end up there, so I I ()nlyI Iad A Brain/Heartn from the (which you should definitc1)-go to if Nothing comes without a price. didn't have to worry aboutwhich bus W i p r d d O ; Other songs heard that you are a fan of the EltonJohn style) to take. I got out onto the streets of night were not \-en' remarkable. In andLive a n d 1 , e t D i e t h e Music of downtown IGtchener and walked to- fact, I had a hard time gettmguscd to PaulMcCartncy (now, remenlber\bards what I hopedwas the direction the s~~mphon~~pla~mgrocliand Electric'Yhursdays are with the s m roll. It O Visit thts \Yreb site at of the Centre in the Square was quite aninterestingconcert which phony). mvn-centre-square.com -1he Centre m the Square 1slocated I suggest checkingout other coilat 101 Queen St North, surrounded I thought wasn't necessary. certs and showc like the choir series or by aparkon oiie sideandlivmgspacea on others. It was lit up quite nicely from the outside, so finding it was not too bigofaproblcm. Itwas nearly eight o'clockwhen1 entered the Raffi Armenian'l'heatre with hundreds of other, mostly oldcr, audience members. The concert beganpromptly. Electric Thursdays started three years ago when the Jeans 'n' Classics Band collaboratedwith the K-KSymphony to perform a Beatles tribute. Due to the great success of that first show, they engaged m a four-coiwcrt seasonand thc rcstwas history. Most of their concerts play toa full housethey are loved by many. 'The show I attended on October 24 was their 13th concert. The program consisted of rockand roll ranging from the ' 50s, "Great Balls of Fire" to softer stuff of the '80s, like "Tonight."'Yhe showgave a really fun and easy going feeling, not unlike CBC radio'sVinylCaf6. The featured artists were Don Paulton and John Kegan on keyboard, Jeff Christmas on drums and Mitch Tyler o n bass. Guestvocalists were also heard, such as the smoothroice of I<atalin Kiss, Elton-John-esque JeanMeilleur and ten-year-oldSavannah Smith. 'l'he opening number was a medley of the '80s,includmgLmus'theme from the Charlie Brown cartoons. Between songs, Paulton and Regan 133 Weber Street. N would converse with each other and (near Bridgeport) with thc audience, Paulton being outWATERLOO going and happy and Kegan being +OURS: Mon.-Wed. 9:30 a.m.-8:00 p.m. ; Thurs. & Fri. 9:30 a.m.-9:00 p.m. ; Sat. 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. ; Sun. 12:OO-5:00p.m. sarcastic and whiny (but hilarious). SPECIAL TO IMPRINT

CKMS AIRHEADS Ah, music. There's so much out there and so little time to hear it all. Realizing this, I've started m a k q a cvnscious effort to branch out from indie rock, to take a a cmall bite out of the giant, musical coolue that the world has to offer I Iere are some helpful hints to use to broaden your musical spectrum I , 7 ; m ~ f m z i ~ ~ s f r rm1.ri1. um It's unfortunate that in an industry with so much variety, we're limited to seeing the same ten videos again and again. For a month, pay no attention to charts or what is currently popular. 'l'hen return to Much O n Demand if you haven't been convcrtcd. Trust me, you will not miss much. 2. Take a tr$ o~i/sicleofyour sfcple genre. Rap-rockcan only take you so far. In my case, it was extending past the comfy place provided by indie pop. Here, I learned toappreciate sampling and knob-tweaking as art forms.. 3. r$dore-your neare.d mnsi~'store. 'The simple procedure ofpoking throughHMV's electronic section helped me notice the genre-fusing Chns Clark. This twenty-one-yearold student switches between straight-up piano compositions, to synthy wa\,es and crunchy beats on C'/areme Purk D'i'arp Records]. Some advice: Don't judge a CL) by its cover (unless it looks exceptionally cheesy) and always listen before buying. 4. Che& o7d who iv/irrhorufe..rn@ yo74r ju~aurifehund. By merely scanning the liner notes of my shamefully obsessive Bjork collection, Igathcrcd an estensivc list of artists, producers and performers. Among them was a curious group called Matmos. This duo, comprised of M.C. Schmidt and Drew Daniel, did a good chunk of the beat programming on Bjork's most recent album, Vespnfilz~ plektra]. Matmvs has created quirky compositions for nine years, using a wide array of creative sourccs. The epic "California Rhinop1asty"ic composed of 1-ariousnose samples from California iA f e d a m a g /iw ..rhon.~asponihk A h e atmosphere is can never be replicatedondisc. There's space for unification between audience and musician. \Y itnessmg the creation of

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