Archive for March, 2006

24/03/06

It was the year 2000. I was incarcerated in a low security (high tension) single sex educational facility. I slept three hours a night, stank of caffeine and angst, and was being drip fed extreme metal over instant internet messengers by a psychotic Pakistani Goth who wrote intense nihilist poetry. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post [...]

20/03/06

There comes a time in every reporters career when they he to shun the convention of impartiality and say what they think for the greater good. Ok, so I recently watched Good Night and Good Luck, but that has nothing to do with it. It is time, ladies and gentlemen, for me to don my [...]

20/03/06

Student allowance recipients can expect a slight increase to their weekly income effective April 1 after an announcement by Social Development and Employment Minister David Benson-Pope. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

20/03/06

Seven would-be Environmental, International and Queer officers on the VUWSA exec vied for student votes at forum held last week. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

20/03/06

A Vic lecturer has been one of the latest to fall victim to the dangers of avocado stone-removal, possibly losing some use of his right hand. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

20/03/06

The Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) last week hosted a multinational forum of tertiary policy, but students and representatives of New Zealand University staff were not invited. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

20/03/06

The New Zealand University Students’ Association (NZUSA) appeared before Parliament’s Regulations Review Select Committee last Wednesday, to argue that changes to student allowance regulations have breached human rights. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

20/03/06

British Prime Minister Tony Blair will be giving a speech at a Victoria organised conference on climate change later this month. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

20/03/06

More amendments to the VUWSA constitution were proposed last week, ahead of this week’s Initial General Meeting. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this