Archive for February, 2009

Work on someone close to you not an assignment

Work on someone close to you not an assignment

by / 23/02/09 / 1 Comment

Oh it’s back to Uni, oh it’s been a wonderful holiday, oh it’s O-Week, oh I’ve got a great tan, oh I met someone wonderful over summer, oh we’re falling for each other, oh they’re so sexy, oh…uh oh, I’m going to need some contraception… It’s 2009 (year of the Ox) and already we are [...]

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Student Health Service

Student Health Service

by / 23/02/09 / No Comments

Nau mai, haere mai, welcome to both new and returning students from everyone at the Student Health Service. Thank you to Jackson and the team at the Salient for the opportunity to write about our service in the Orientation Edition. The Student Health Service (SHS) is here for you—so if you have any concerns regarding [...]

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Your Book Hook-Ups

Your Book Hook-Ups

by / 23/02/09 / [ 19 Comments ]

Now listen up and listen good. You’re students now. You should read. Twitter doesn’t count. Fuck the planet, you need to read stuff on dead trees. Salient’s a good start, but unless you wanna be one of those sad sack’o’shit students who graduate after seven years a squillion Zim Dollars in debt and bitching about [...]

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Let’s Get Nasty

Let’s Get Nasty

by / 23/02/09 / No Comments

DJ Freq Nasty, Sandwiches, Tuesday March 5th DJ Freq Nasty’s music is everything you loved about ’90s techno and more. For those with a love of nostalgic dance music that has a slight new-age/trance twist to it: DJ Freq Nasty is the gig you must go to during VUWSA Orientation 2009. DJ Freq Nasty is [...]

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Student Discounts

Student Discounts

by / 23/02/09 / No Comments

Bitches. You are students, and therefore poor. So long as the government refuses to recognise that $155 is simply not enough to live in Wellington on, you’d better: A) be supported by your parents; B) have some money tucked away somewhere, or; C) work. Sucks for you if it’s C. This is not ideal, but [...]

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Theatre in ’09

Theatre in ’09

by / 23/02/09 / No Comments

Wellington Theatre is rearing to go in 2009. I’m going to give you the low-down on what you can expect from the six main theatres throughout the year, but the last month has seen Fringe Festival shows dotted all about the city, in the bedroom of a central city home, on the street, in a [...]

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Orientation Beer Guide

Orientation Beer Guide

by / 23/02/09 / [ 12 Comments ]

So it’s orientation week, which must mean the first university trimester of 2009 is about to begin. This surely conjures images of stress, procrastination, tests, exams, more procrastination, a low income and just crap in general. Luckily we have a student’s best friend to help you through all of this shit: beer. But with so [...]

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The VBC’s 2nd Birthday

The VBC’s 2nd Birthday

by / 23/02/09 / No Comments

The VBC 88.3FM is your student and community radio station, broadcasting out of VUW’s Kelburn Campus to the central city and streaming on www.vbc.org.nz It’s been one hell of a ride since they launched the station two years ago, and they’d like you to come help celebrate their 2nd Birthday on Friday March the 6th [...]

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Die! Die! Die! & Disasteradio

Die! Die! Die! & Disasteradio

by / 23/02/09 / 1 Comment

San Francisco Bath House, Wednesday Marth 11th Die! Die! Die! Having spent the better part of the past four years on the road, Die! Die! Die! want to make your head, heart and soul their home. The band traveled to Chicago three years ago to cut their first self-titled release with some guy in a [...]

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Editorial – Orientation Issue 2009

Editorial – Orientation Issue 2009

by / 23/02/09 / 1 Comment

Welcome to Salient. This issue is your handy guide to the goings on of Orientation 2009. From next week onwards Salient is your one stop shop for news and information about the happenings around campus. We’re distributed every Monday during term time and we update our website (www.Salient.org.nz) during the week and holidays. Share on [...]

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