Author Archive: Asher Emanuel

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Editorial – Finalient

Editorial – Finalient

by / October 15, 2012 / No Comments

Eight months ago, we set out to make a magazine which reflected and challenged student opinion in all its diverse forms.

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Trade-Offs

Trade-Offs

by / October 8, 2012 / No Comments

A list of things for which I would sacrifice various parts of my own body.

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Only Judith Will Judge Me

Only Judith Will Judge Me

by / October 1, 2012 / 1 Comment

From newly-minted electorate MP to the highest-ranked female member of Cabinet, firmly lodged on the front bench in a matter of ten years, Judith Collins is in the ascendant.

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Sir Roger

Sir Roger

by / August 6, 2012 / [ 3 Comments ]

How New Zealand’s most radical and reviled finance minister made peace with the past.

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Freedom of Mind

Freedom of Mind

by / May 21, 2012 / No Comments

In the summer of 1953, when Francis Crick stumbled through the front door of his home announcing to his dear wife that he had uncovered the double-helix structure of DNA, he brought about the single greatest leap in the field of genetics in history. At the time of this epiphany, he was tripping on LSD.

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Gendertorial

Gendertorial

by / May 7, 2012 / No Comments

Our names are Ollie Neas and Asher Emanuel. We are privileged.

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Editoria-lies

Editoria-lies

by / April 23, 2012 / No Comments

“Dear Sir, The recent council spending on the flash new public lavatories is quite frankly a god awful waste of hardworking ratepayers’ money. Firstly, the lack of nearby parking is a total bother to mature residents such as myself. This is not to mention the completely unnecessary construction of a ramp device next to…” This. This, [...]

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Eviliditorial

Eviliditorial

by / March 19, 2012 / No Comments

Surely you’ve seen Star Wars. In the first film, Darth Vader is the epitome of evil. Always the fashionista, shrouded in a metallic black suit, cape and helmet, the Dark Lord roams the Galactic Empire, crushing rebel and jedi alike in their campaign to return peace to the galaxy. He’s a really bad man. And the [...]

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What Happened to Your O Week?

What Happened to Your O Week?

by / March 12, 2012 / [ 4 Comments ]

On 14 November 2011, the University approached VUWSA with a proposed contract for Orientation 2012. It would be another three months before it was signed and O Week could finally be organised.

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Educatitorial

Educatitorial

by / March 12, 2012 / No Comments

It just so happened that we were having a chat to some old geezers the other weekend. These were some old geezers who were at Vic back in the ‘60s–and the one nugget of wisdom commonly imparted by them all was how sorry they felt for students these days. Everybody emphasised that, in a time [...]

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