Archive for October, 2006

The First Annual Salient Awards, For Questionable Contributions to Humanity

The First Annual Salient Awards, For Questionable Contributions to Humanity

by / 16/10/06 / No Comments

SALIENT gets misty with the end of the year in sight and hands out certificates to those who we feel have made a real difference in 2006. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Reclaim the Night

Reclaim the Night

by / 16/10/06 / [ 3 Comments ]

Reclaim the Night will once again take place this year in Wellington, the non-violent march for women of all ages converging on the city’s entertainment zone and symbolically taking back their right to a world without rape and violence. It is an international event organised to raise awareness of these issues and to bear witness [...]

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The Six Pack

The Six Pack

by / 16/10/06 / 1 Comment

I admit that I had my suspicions about such a blatant gimmick. I admit to being a bit of a book snob, and would have preferred to see New Zealand writers, instead of New Zealand celebrities, on the panel of judges that chose the six stories, which this book contains. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post [...]

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Adieu, adieu 2006…

Adieu, adieu 2006…

by / 16/10/06 / No Comments

Film Editor Yosan Legaspi wraps up the last ever film pages for 2006. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Hey, Play That Sad Walking Away Music From The Incredible Hulk…

Hey, Play That Sad Walking Away Music From The Incredible Hulk…

by / 16/10/06 / [ 15 Comments ]

“I would not live forever, because we should not live forever, because if we were supposed to live forever, then we would live forever, but we cannot live forever, which is why I would not live forever.” Miss Alabama, Miss USA Contest, 1994 Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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New in Brief

New in Brief

by / 16/10/06 / No Comments

Student health is advising anyone with a persistent cough to see their doctor and not attend classes, after three Vic students were recently diagnosed with Whooping Cough. Whooping Cough is spread by a bacteria and causes a cough with a whooping sound, bouts of which can end with vomiting or difficulty breathing that can last [...]

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The last lonely letter

The last lonely letter

by / 13/10/06 / [ 6 Comments ]

I just found this, and we’ve just sen the magazine off, and it was supposed to go in. It was a letter to the editor, submitted on time, and I screwed up Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Warning: Gushing and Self Indulgent Last Post

Warning: Gushing and Self Indulgent Last Post

by / 13/10/06 / [ 6 Comments ]

This is probably my last Salient blog entry. As of whatever time I get out of here this morning, I no longer have to get up early, stay late, eat Hell pizza, or write anything about VUWSA. Which comes as some relief. I’m really, really sick of them. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet [...]

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Thank you.

Thank you.

by / 13/10/06 / [ 6 Comments ]

It’s been a great year. I’ve just read the last page, and done up a table of contents. I don’t like doing that, so I’m glad that’s over. Soon, I’ll spend a couple of hours making corrections on the Master file, and it’ll get shipped up to Tauranga and then I would have delivered number [...]

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Chocolate flavoured ASPAs Batman!

Chocolate flavoured ASPAs Batman!

by / 09/10/06 / [ 15 Comments ]

2006 ASPA Awards were held in the weekend. Salient did some ass-kicking of our own, but we failed to regain the best picture gong. Oh, I mean best publication. Damn Oscar fantasies. Better go see my therapist. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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