Archive for July, 2006

Monday

Monday

by / July 17, 2006 / 1 Comment

Each week here the game is reset. Each Monday when you walk in to the office it’s a new challenge. It’s nice to forget how stressed you were last Thursday and not think about how stressed you will be. It’s nice to have a cup of coffee and talk shit about your weekend with your [...]

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The Rietveld Schröder House

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The Rietveld Schröder House was built in 1924 by Dutch artist Gerrit Rietveld and is a great (and possibly unique) example of De Stijl architecture. De Stijl (apart from being a White Stripes album) was a Dutch artistic movement of the early twentieth century. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Darwin’s On the Origin of Species, A Biography

Darwin’s On the Origin of Species, A Biography

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What did Darwin’s father do? For how long did Darwin travel around the world in the good ship Beagle? How many children did his poor wife have? Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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The Week in Politics

The Week in Politics

by / July 17, 2006 / No Comments

What does Labour do after a collective laurel sitting, back slapping birthday party? Resign, that’s what. OK, maybe not precisely the case but the resignation of Jim Sutton (Labour, List) has overwhelmingly been seen as a step by the party to start the next 90 years with fresh faces. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to [...]

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University Stock Market

University Stock Market

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VUWSA PRESIDENT Nick Kelly drops further this week, after comments about the National Union of Students’ Associations in his last President’s column caused a minor rebellion in the ranks of his own executive and anger from NZUSA. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Look Back in Anger

Look Back in Anger

by / July 17, 2006 / 1 Comment

By John Osborne Directed by Miranda Harcourt Bats 6 – 22 July Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Union Watch

Union Watch

by / July 17, 2006 / No Comments

Keeping an eye on student violation WE HERE at Union Watch are seriously concerned for the mental health of Union Operations Manager Catriona McBean. Our suspicion was first aroused when, several weeks ago, she told Salient that the price of jugs at the Mount Street Bar was going up to $8, then a week later [...]

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Abandoned Novel

Abandoned Novel

by / July 17, 2006 / No Comments

For anyone who believes that VUP only ever publishes confessional verse, full of nature, New Zealand references and tidy line breaks and has only been born after a long gestation period in a creative writing class, I suggest you seek out a copy of Abandoned Novel immediately. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Thank heavens for little girls…

by / July 17, 2006 / [ 24 Comments ]

Sex sells, and in today’s times its market is getting younger and younger. But what happens when rising forces of conservatism butt heads with an increasing sexualisation of young girls? Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Get up, get dressed, drag a comb across your head

by / July 17, 2006 / [ 2 Comments ]

Thomasin Sleigh talks to John Borley about his project ‘Return’ at the Blue Oyster in Dunedin. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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