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AuthorCole Hutchinson

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August 21, 2017

Addressed to: Rory Lenihan-Ikin (President of VUWSA) & the wider VUWSA executive   Kia ora, I am writing on behalf of Victoria University Feminist Organisation (VicUFO), formerly VUWSA Women’s Group, to express our need for the name change of our representative group. We feel that as our community develops, so does the need to underline […]

July 31, 2017

Kia ora e hoa! This week’s issue of Salient is presented to you by the Victoria University Feminist Organisation (VicUFO) to celebrate our annual Women’s Week. This past year has seen a lot of changes within our representative group, the biggest change being our name — formerly the VUWSA Women’s Group. The name change embodies […]

April 10, 2017

It seems a bizarre concept that, even in 2017, women have to call men out on misogynistic behaviour. An even more bizarre version of this is having to argue with your male middle aged lecturers about what constitutes as feminism, and that in fact the discourse they are trying to discuss in class is a […]

September 11, 2016

Like many others, the insecurities of my body are evident. Whether it is in my self-loathing tweets made in the early hours, or in the various scars physically evident on my body. They are all part of a long (and continuous) struggle of self-love. I can remember the exact moment I started to dislike my […]