Archive for August, 2007

Another exec member gone..

Another exec member gone..

by / 15/08/07 / [ 11 Comments ]

VUWSA’s Welfare Vice-President Heleyni Pratley sent a resignation email to VUWSA staff, exec members and Salient staff yesterday, to be effective as of this Friday. In the email she cited health reasons and her school workload – she’s an Honours student, so working well-over her paid 20 hours a week has been difficult, no doubt [...]

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Kelly to run for mayor

Kelly to run for mayor

by / 13/08/07 / [ 16 Comments ]

Former VUWSA President Nick Kelly last week announced his intention to run for mayor of Wellington. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Former Helen Lowry resident accuses hostel of privacy invasion

Former Helen Lowry resident accuses hostel of privacy invasion

by / 13/08/07 / [ 42 Comments ]

Hostel tries to cover up by hating on Salient A Victoria student and former Helen Lowry resident has spoken up about an incident which he believes was an invasion of privacy. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Debsoc ‘unbeatable’ at domestic competitions

Debsoc ‘unbeatable’ at domestic competitions

by / 13/08/07 / No Comments

Victoria has beaten Auckland University to retain the McLeod Trophy for North Island university novice debating. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Honours students pissed at surprise printing cost

Honours students pissed at surprise printing cost

by / 13/08/07 / [ 4 Comments ]

Honours students will no longer have free printing in postgrad computer labs, due to a charging system error which has now been fixed by the University. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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University charges Salient $1400 for Official Information request

University charges Salient $1400 for Official Information request

by / 13/08/07 / No Comments

Ombudsman to investigate Victoria will release information requested under the Official Information Act to Salient regarding academic misconduct – but only for a $1400 fee. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Turnitin not actually as crap as we thought last week

Turnitin not actually as crap as we thought last week

by / 13/08/07 / [ 2 Comments ]

Flaws highlighted in a plagiarism-detection system used by the University have been explained by the Deputy Head of the Law School, Gordon Stewart. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Snow Games team smaller than previous years

Snow Games team smaller than previous years

by / 13/08/07 / No Comments

The deadline for Snow Games registrations and payments has passed, with 25 students signed up – less interest received than last year. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Amnesty Freedom Week campaign targets Internet freedom

Amnesty Freedom Week campaign targets Internet freedom

by / 13/08/07 / No Comments

To raise awareness for Amnesty International Freedom Week, Victoria’s Amnesty on Campus club held a series of events around campus and in Wellington City earlier this month. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Behind the News: Sean Plunket

Behind the News: Sean Plunket

by / 13/08/07 / No Comments

Sean Plunket doesn’t think he’s much of a morning person – despite his working day beginning at 5am. But, having been the co-presenter of Radio New Zealand’s highly regarded breakfast programme Morning Report for nearly eleven years, he says he’s almost got used to the early starts… Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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