It’s a story as old as the hills, one of those you find in every culture with the characters slightly changed. An idealistic young man agrees to help his girlfriend with book reviews for a student magazine, and is then compelled to hold his nose for a year while plucking artefacts from the diarrheic stream […]
Archive for October, 2006
I’ll get to the Rogers Sisters in just a second. Right now, I would like to take some time to alert you all to a New Zealand band that should you ever get the chance to see, you should go and worship.
The Voluntary Extinction Movement have it all wrong. Why should everyone on the planet commit suicide to ensure the continuation of Earth? I’ve always thought wrist-sawing and gas-hose guzzling would be a rather uncomfortable way to save the planet.
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.
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 […]
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.
Film Editor Yosan Legaspi wraps up the last ever film pages for 2006.
“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
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 […]