But what's it all about?
The thought the occupation was an undeveloped expression of protest against oppression. Radicals, like the visiting Rubin himself, talked about rejecting traditional institutions, not accepting minor positions in the existing power structure, opposing corporate control of education and society, and revolutionizing society. Rubin also talked about having fun. “Free yourself,” he said. Also: “Wherever you see a rule, break it.”
Well, the occupation of the Faculty Club took place against a worldwide backdrop of student unrest, and at UBC itself the AMS had produced a brief calling for a variety of educational reforms to make courses more “relevant” and to give students a say in running the University. Demands were in the air: There should be students on governing bodies,