Archive for March, 2007

March 26, 2007

“We’re starving, but thank God student loans are interest free” – students A student loan scheme bill passed last week will reduce the burden of debt for some borrowers and “simplifies the administration” of the scheme

March 26, 2007

The Rakes first gained prominence with their infectious single ‘22 Grand Job’ but for whatever reason and despite backing from NME, their first album Capture/Release did not get the kudos that was expected.

March 26, 2007

So, you’re an idiot. Congratulations. By reading this column you’re already putting yourself ahead of the game. Over the coming weeks we will seek to assist you in understanding the simpler things in life. Remember that life is a tale told by an idiot, so just because you’re an imbecile, this doesn’t mean you can’t […]

March 26, 2007

On February 6, the Hubble telescope photographed the planetary nebula NGC 2440. This great ball of colour is the bloated cadaver of a star long ago deceased. When alive, NGC 2440 (who is located approximately 4,000 light years from you and I) had been about the size of our own sun. Her biography tells us […]

March 26, 2007

Vic bucks nationwide trend, reason unknown Vic is bucking a trend of a decline in nationwide enrolments of Maori students in tertiary education, with positive enrolment statistics for the last two years.

March 26, 2007

Watching Shortland Street last week, I heard Tania Jeffries remark that despite her hurried marriage, and lack of a big ceremony with all her family present, she was over the moon to be married, as all she had ever wanted “was to be Mrs Weston”.

March 26, 2007

by Terry Johnson Downstage, March 31 – April 28 Students $18 with a two hour standby http://www.downstage.co.nz

March 26, 2007

University and Gecko anticipate improvement soonish New Zealand dumps 3.4 million tonnes of waste into landfills annually, and Vic staff and students are being encouraged to help reduce the waste they create, in line with the University’s environmental policy.

March 26, 2007

Muppets. Norwegian Church burners. Hippies. ‘Real’ Heavy Metal Polar Fleeces