Archive for July, 2008

29/07/08

For a musician, lending one’s songs to advertising is a risky move. A band like the Doors can be shaken by losing one of their riffs to a car, so lesser bands should beware. Elemenop have gone too far with their presence on ads for Telecom and C4. Their entirely average pop rock schtick is [...]

29/07/08

The Victoria University Debating Society is once again holding a public debate. Their last public debate on school vouchers was fantastic, and the topic of the upcoming one – Is God Dead? – is sure to be just as controversial. Try and make it along to Lecture theater 2, Rutherford house, next Monday (the 4th). [...]

29/07/08

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29/07/08

Following on from my post last night about election campaigns and such, I thought it would be funny interesting to see how the parties were using Facebook as a means to communicate directly to New Zealanders. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

28/07/08

I was killing some time at work and I noticed this: Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

28/07/08

VicCareers, a University service that provides career education and information for current students and graduates, has defended its decision to accept an advertisement from a tobacco company, saying that the service “does not judge a [graduate]’s career choice or make [choices] on their behalf.” Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

28/07/08

The status of female-only scholarships has come under scrutiny as a result of a Victoria University researcher’s enquiry to the Human Rights Commission regarding their legality, but major changes to their legal status appear unlikely. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

28/07/08

Bright eyed and bushy tailed with a smile that could only be the wonderful anticipation of a new adventure. Wellington seems like a city alive with art and difference rather than pretension and crazy bums. Oh first years, you are all so damn cute. Enjoy your naïve idealism while it lasts. Share on Facebook+1 on [...]

28/07/08

North Dunedin will be under a liquor ban for all of August, but police say it will only be enforced in the event of an influx of Undie 500 “revellers.” Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this