The Vic Students’ Association (VUWSA) and the Post Graduate Students’ Association (PGSA) have collaborated to extend the class rep system to post graduate courses.
Archive for March, 2006
1. Hirsute Whores 2. Fists of Fury 3. Brokeback Mountain 4. Bubba Blows the Jews 5. The Never-Ending Orgy
Michael Wincott (1958-present)
There’s just something about tragic love stories that I find absolutely delicious. The harrowing tales of couples who find their only love, then are separated unjustly by death or some other horrible divide… Tristan + Isolde is no exception. This tale of love does sound cheesy, but if any of you have ever fallen in […]
In this current age of independent filmmaking it seems that ‘quirk’ has become the new cool. Gone are the ‘girl and the gun’ aesthetics that populated the Tarantino nineties. We’re at a stage where films like Garden State and Napoleon Dynamite are the most quoted films amongst teenagers. Now, I don’t really like those two […]
I’ve done some stupid things in my life time.
It’s pretty clear these days that there are more women than men at university. Classes in law, humanities, the biosciences and medicine are all female dominated, so it was pretty strange to walk into my 400 level PHIL classes and find a ratio of men to women somewhere in the order of six to one. […]
The daughter of French Ojibwe mother and German American father, Louise Erdrich’s family influenced her writing life from an early age.
Dark, sparse and chilling. There’s something intriguing in the way contemporary New Zealand literature revels in societal unease; the way it rejects the ‘land of milk and honey’ illusion and, instead, delves into the tension, violence and horror of the suppressed. Chad Taylor’s Departure Lounge thrives on this unease.