>From: SPTnews [mailto:SPTNEWS@YorkU.CA]On Behalf Of q q
>Sent: November 24, 2000 3:22 AM
>Subject: yesterday's events
>just a quick report:
>the liberal thing went well, some people occupied the liberal headquarters.
>the rest were outside handing out leaflets...
>about 80-100 people were there.
>then we had a speakers mike. sid ryan gave a nice speak... and others, like
>david mcnally, also spoke. it was nice pep talk.
>the public art collective had some heads on sticks and all that
>jazz. it was
>nice because the rhythm squad also showed up. jonnie and grant gave the
>puppets a cool groove to dance to.
>then we all left without incident.
>then at 4pm we went to senate.
>lots of senate talk stuff,
>then more debate about blue safety gates...
>but then in the last 5 minutes the senate
>voted to have a cupe link on the yorku.ca website.
>it passed. a minor victory.
>but will senate recommendations be implemented?
>and that was it.
>Lorna was there.
>she looked ragged and tired.
>(that is the real lorna, not the puppet)
>maybe we got her on the ropes...
>As people filed out, jonnie and grant beat out
>a tremendous groove.
>note: the high point of the senate meeting was when Andrea
>Harrington gave a
>stirring account of her teaching at york and her current feeling
>I got choked up. It was another strike menopausal moment for me.... mm