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Archive for September, 2008

September 29, 2008

Narrow Stairs isn’t a bad album. In fact, there’s very little to complain about at all. But. The Photo Album was one of the best of the albums from the second wave of emo that developed in the 90s. Transatlanticism built on this, to be, in my opinion, straight up one of the best albums […]

September 29, 2008

Back in the day when I still had a ‘favourite band’, The Beatles were my favourite band. I’m over that phase now, but they still hold a very special place in my heart, and in my CD collection. And if I had to admit to being nerdish about anything, the Beatles are surely it.

September 29, 2008

Anonymous, Consultation Document for a Revised Structure of VUWSA Business (Wellington, VUWSA, 2008) At the start of September, VUWSA-watchers were abuzz with the news that Anonymous—the loose collective of illiterate bards whose work was amalgamated and attributed to Homer as The Iliad and The Odyssey, who later composed Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, and […]

September 29, 2008

Your day breaks, your mind aches The cold I caught last week from trying to sunbathe in spring is slowly receding. With it the enhanced need to consume ginger, garlic, soup and citrus fruit is relaxed, and the cloud of tiredness stops clogging my brain and limbs. Sweet.

September 29, 2008

ANZ Staff Strike On 22 August, ANZ staff held a protest on Manners Street outside their bank’s offices. Finsec Union members in ANZ National reluctantly agreed to vote on the bank’s offer of a pay rise less than the rate of inflation after the bank refused to engage in negotiations.

September 27, 2008

For once there’s a VUWSA election where I’m not backing any candidates. This is because they all suck. No, no, I joke. Now that I’ve moved on from Victoria University, Salient and ever having to attend another VUWSA exec meeting, it delights me to bring you a guide to the VUWSA election candidates without fear […]

September 25, 2008

Tomorrow nine Salienteers are headed up to Hamilton on a sojourn that will either end in immortal fame or life devastating shame.

September 24, 2008

This is footage taken from the candidates debate for the 2008 VUWSA election… for the exec of 2009.

September 23, 2008

VUWSA Elections ‘09