Top of the list goes to Camp A Low Hum. I have been to many a party in my 22 years but the February 2006 camp definitely stands as the “best party ever”. By all accounts – reviews, party goers’ opinions and general feedback – I’m not the only one holding to this belief. After […]
Archive for October, 2007
February The University year started with Vic introducing a new Engineering degree to rival that of Massey Wellington.
Best student theatre Angels in America (Toi Whakaari / Downstage) Twelfth Night (Studio 77) Little Box of Oblivion (Studio 77)
While sipping champagne and eating cake at the Salient Tea Party last week, a few of the Salient crew reminisced about the moments of ’07 that have touched us deeply. In an exclusive and frank review of the year, we’d like you to journey back with us to the mighty year of the boar.
Described as “attention-grabbing multi-sourced journalism… in tune with its student readers,” Salient was judged third Best Publication at the Fairfax Media Aotearoa Student Press Association (ASPA) Awards last weekend behind Otago University’s Critic and Auckland’s Craccum.
It’s been a funny old year of theatre. Nearing the end of six months in London, I started writing my theatre copy from an internet café in Prague, hurriedly looking up the Fringe website to see what to recommend. I caught the tail end of the Fringe Festival, loving the return season of Dean Hewison’s […]
Hi! I’m Matthew, otherwise known as Becci. Yeah, Becci’s a dude. No biggie. I’m a third year law, history and political science student. Real humanist, no? A Salient sub-editor since late last year, I took on the Ask Becci column when the real Becci stopped sending columns in.
It’s been a long road getting you to this point. I finally feel like I can let you go, like a mother duck watching her ducklings float away to become a Cantonese dinner. It started with such humble beginnings. You learnt the art of the two minute noodles and how to pass your papers. Under […]
In the first century AD, the Roman Emperor Tiberius Claudius Nero often consulted astrologers in order to run his empire at its optimum standard. Because Tiberius was somewhat untrusting, he would have a burly servant carry his soothsayers along a rocky path to his citadel; if he believed their divinations to be utter rubbish, he […]