1968-69 It's the Six­ties, Man:

Trek Magazine - - Great Trekking -

Paris, Chicago, Berke­ley... UBC? For a day at least, the day Jerry Ru­bin came to town. The leader of the Youth In­ter­na­tional Party (the Yip­pies), fresh from con­fronta­tions with po­lice dur­ing the Chicago protests, showed up with his pig (a protest can­di­date in the 1968 US pres­i­den­tial elec­tion) and asked the stu­dents of UBC what they would like to lib­er­ate. “The Fac­ulty Club,” some­one called out, and 2,000 stu­dents in­vaded the pro­fes­sors’ in­ner sanc­tum, lib­er­at­ing not only the space but the con­tents of liquor cab­i­nets and the club pond (skinny dip­ping!). Some­one even brought a band.

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