Archive for April, 2012

Mud Sticks

Mud Sticks

by / 30/04/12 / No Comments

Name suppression in the age of celebrity.

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Review – The Sense Of An Ending

Review – The Sense Of An Ending

by / 30/04/12 / No Comments

The Sense of an Ending is Julian Barnes’s eleventh novel and was seen as a triumph on its publication last year. Amongst numerous other accolades, it won the 2011 Man Booker prize, and for good reason. Barnes’s prose is clear and melodic, exploring the fallibility of memory in subtle and exciting ways. He bends and manipulates [...]

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Atonement or Overcompensation?

Atonement or Overcompensation?

by / 30/04/12 / No Comments

In countries whose honour has been stained with racism, affirmative action is pushed as the best step forward. Salient takes a look at what both sides had to say.

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VUWSA Vice-President Academic

VUWSA Vice-President Academic

by / 30/04/12 / No Comments

Holy mother of Steven Joyce, it’s week seven. Those of you who have transcended past the floaty and tractable pastures of first year will understand thoroughly, by this point, what week seven entails for unprepared students. Week seven is the weaker-spirited sobbing in toilet cubicles post-test. It is the procrastinator’s comeuppance. It is the superficial, hostel-borne relationships obliterated by [...]

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Students Still Povo

Students Still Povo

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To regurgitate that timeless student colloquialism “I’m an impoverished student” may have more meaning than we initially thought because it turns out—15 per cent of us really are.

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VUWSA Presidential Address

VUWSA Presidential Address

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At the VUWSA Initial General Meeting a few weeks ago, students voted to pass the 2012-2015 Strategic Plan. The Strategic Plan highlights the goals and projects that students have directed VUWSA to achieve in the coming 3 years. One of the key projects in the Strategic Plan is to review the current structure of the Executive, [...]

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Eye on Exec

Eye on Exec

by / 30/04/12 / No Comments

April has always been a lucky month. Filled with cocoa based indulgence somehow related to religious holidays, though usually forgone for time and a half pay.

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Ngai Tauira – The Roles We Play

Ngai Tauira – The Roles We Play

by / 30/04/12 / No Comments

Roles need to be defined as this helps any unit work efficiently. If the lines start to blur then we can lose our own identity if not put in check we can become good for nothing. Our identity isn’t just developed in our lifetime, it’s found in those who have gone before us. Honour is important [...]

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Interview – Tommy Ill

Interview – Tommy Ill

by / 23/04/12 / No Comments

Arts editor Adam Goodall interviews Wellington enigma Tommy Ill.

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The Tabloid Issue

The Tabloid Issue

by / 23/04/12 / No Comments

Open publication – Free publishing – More media Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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