Archive for August, 2006

Missing Student

Missing Student

by / August 14, 2006 / [ 6 Comments ]

We’ve just received a press release from the University regarding a missing student. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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The Great Fee Debate PT1: Why Student Fees Must Go

The Great Fee Debate PT1: Why Student Fees Must Go

by / August 14, 2006 / No Comments

Students have been charged large fees to study at university since fees were introduced by the Labour Government in 1990. Since then fees have continued to rise. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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The Team Vic 2006 Victoria University Blues Awards

The Team Vic 2006 Victoria University Blues Awards

by / August 14, 2006 / No Comments

Nominations are now open for the 2006 Blues Awards. A University Blue is a sporting award recognising the performance of high achieving Victoria University athletes, officials, and administrators from October 2005 to September 2006. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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My Weekend…

My Weekend…

by / August 14, 2006 / No Comments

By my standards this weekend was pretty significant: a personal crisis later, a revelation or two, the love and care of a great friend, a bit of lesbian musical chairs and the closure of an iconic social establishment. I find myself almost deflated at the conclusion of this somewhat epic journey. Share on Facebook+1 on [...]

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From Victoria to No.2: The Up and Up of Mia Blake

From Victoria to No.2: The Up and Up of Mia Blake

by / August 14, 2006 / [ 3 Comments ]

Mia Blake is one of Victoria’s most prominent alumni, who in recent years has transformed herself into a leading star of the stage and screen, all the while keeping a surprisingly low profile in the media. She talks to SALIENT Feature Writer Brannavan Gnanalingam. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Jesus Loves You

Jesus Loves You

by / August 14, 2006 / 1 Comment

It’s become so clichéd that it’s almost become a joke. Yet love is not always a word associated with Christians. Christians are more commonly associated with the many sins committed by “The Church”. As Gandhi said, “I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ.” So what [...]

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On Exchange, Fiestas of Faith: Exploits of a Wandering Wellingtonian in South America

On Exchange, Fiestas of Faith: Exploits of a Wandering Wellingtonian in South America

by / August 14, 2006 / No Comments

By way of introduction, I’m Monica Evans, your Valparaísian voice, your Chilean correspondent, your Latin American lovechild… I’m a strayed Vic student, and I’m just about to start a semester-long University-exchange in Valparaíso, Chile, and charmed-I’m-sure to have the chance to recount to you some of my experiences and observations of life on the opposite [...]

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A Throat-Slittin’ Good Time!

A Throat-Slittin’ Good Time!

by / August 14, 2006 / No Comments

What were odds that I’d find myself sitting next to my lecturer at the All Blacks v Springboks test at the Cake Tin last month? Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Beetlejuice

Beetlejuice

by / August 14, 2006 / No Comments

Beetlejuice is one of my all time childhood favourites. A married couple (Geena Davis and Alec Baldwin) die in a freak car accident and begin to realise they are now ghosts, trapped in the world of the living. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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The Great Fee Debate PT1: Domestic Tution Fees, a Vice-Chancellor’s Perspective

The Great Fee Debate PT1: Domestic Tution Fees, a Vice-Chancellor’s Perspective

by / August 14, 2006 / 1 Comment

SALIENT is bringing you a series of differing perspectives on the fees debate, leading up to the yearly fee-setting meeting in mid-September. This week, Vice-Chancellor Pat Walsh and Students’ Association President Nick Kelly bring you the contrasting views of the student and the administration. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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