Archive for October, 2006

Academic Idol: Goodbye

Academic Idol: Goodbye

by / 16/10/06 / No Comments

Thirteen issues ago, it began. The lecturers churned out thousands of words over the course of the competition. Thank you to them all. As a cheesy side-note, it is so easy at this University to feel that there is no community. And it was nice to see you all rally around something. Share on Facebook+1 [...]

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Jimmy Gopperth: Page 2006

by / 16/10/06 / No Comments

SALIENT’S number one rugby enthusiast and sports journo Michael Oliver heads along to a Wellington Lions rugby practice to talk to backline lynchpin Jimmy Gopperth. He soon realises that although the rugby season is long the players are still driven by a love for the game. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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The Final Word

The Final Word

by / 16/10/06 / No Comments

I can’t believe any of you haven’t even sent Salient a letter complaining about my wilful obscurity. But I imagine you have been complaining to yourselves a little. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Critic Wins Again; Salient Drowns Sorrows; Yells Things

Critic Wins Again; Salient Drowns Sorrows; Yells Things

by / 16/10/06 / [ 9 Comments ]

Salient put on a respectable showing at last weekend’s Aotearoa Student Press Association (ASPA) awards, winning four awards but failing to wrest the best publication prize from Otago’s Critic. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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The Year In News

The Year In News

by / 16/10/06 / No Comments

2006 wasn’t exactly the most scintillating year for news. There were no real elections, no injunctions, and only a few pithy protests. Although, on the other hand, there was plenty of bitching and scandal, whether it be in the Beehive or in our very own VUWSA workroom. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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University Stock Market

University Stock Market

by / 16/10/06 / No Comments

Before the markets close for the summer, VUWSA receptionist Carey Clements drops further, for parking in the Vice-Chancellor’s car park at last Wednesday night’s Blues awards. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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2007 NZUSA Election Results in; Co-President Role Still Vacant

2007 NZUSA Election Results in; Co-President Role Still Vacant

by / 16/10/06 / No Comments

The second set of NZUSA elections for the 2007 executive has reached an inconclusive result for the second Co- President position. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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2006: Too Much Democracy

2006: Too Much Democracy

by / 16/10/06 / [ 2 Comments ]

If this year is remembered for anything, it will be remembered as the year that democracy actually succeeded in achieving something. Nick Kelly, boil on the ass of VUWSA and all-round embarrassment to students everywhere, was ejected from student politics to the harsh reality of the dole. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Testicular Support: Seriously NUTS..

Testicular Support: Seriously NUTS..

by / 16/10/06 / [ 4 Comments ]

It’s a fact: guys just don’t like sharing their problems. This unwillingness to share is even more pronounced when the problem involves their ‘special area’. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Sports People Win Prizes

Sports People Win Prizes

by / 16/10/06 / No Comments

The team Vic Blues Awards were held last Wednesday, with 46 elite Vic sportspeople and sports administrators receiving awards. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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