Archive for May, 2006

Fuck The Snails

Fuck The Snails

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“Fuck the snails! Let’s get mining…” Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Costa Rica: Part two

Costa Rica: Part two

by / May 27, 2006 / No Comments

Welcome to part two of my Costa Rica wrap up: the Adventure Tour! It was hard saying goodbye to our host families, but a fun-filled two weeks ahead eased any separation anxiety. After organising our adventure tour groups and meeting our guide (Diego) we were let out on the town for one night. Everyone ended [...]

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Freedom of Press?

Freedom of Press?

by / May 27, 2006 / No Comments

A while back I was talking to members of other students’ associations around the country about student media. We discussed the role that this organ played in promoting student issues. When it was unveiled that Salient had editorial independence, a few of the other associations were horrified. They couldn’t understand why we’d fund something which [...]

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The World in Question…

The World in Question…

by / May 27, 2006 / No Comments

This week’s issue of Salient is just a little bit more serious than you are probably used to. Yeah, we couldn’t even fit something funny on the back page. Nice for an editor, to have a plethora of weighty features at ones fingertips, as entertaining as a few of us sitting round delirious through lack [...]

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A Man’s World

A Man’s World

by / May 27, 2006 / No Comments

Men: Creatures who sacrifice themselves in battle for their women and for their children; Women: Creatures who sacrifice their men’s unborn children for the sake of their own lifestyle. Peter Zohrab Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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A Career at War

A Career at War

by / May 27, 2006 / No Comments

“Being a foreign correspondent in the Middle East started off as an adventure and ended up as a curse.” Those words, in the days after my interview with Robert Fisk, would consistently play through my head. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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From Denmark With Love

From Denmark With Love

by / May 27, 2006 / No Comments

“We all know that these worthless creatures calling themselves journalists and caricaturists… have nothing better to offer the world except their filth and debauchery! These barbarians in so-called democratic countries are showing their true colours. Civilised people do not go around insulting people, more so, an esteemed personality in the person of the Last Messenger [...]

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Splore: Photo Essay

Splore: Photo Essay

by / May 27, 2006 / No Comments

Splore was something awesome alright. Around five thousand people descended on Tapapakanga Regional Park on the firth of Thames for a wicked event in a beautiful setting. It was a mixture of daytime fun and night time revelry. And the music, well… the music was fantastic. Talib Kweli throbbed incendiary New York hip-hop and had [...]

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