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October 16, 2006

If this year is remembered for anything, it will be remembered as the year that democracy actually succeeded in achieving something. Nick Kelly, boil on the ass of VUWSA and all-round embarrassment to students everywhere, was ejected from student politics to the harsh reality of the dole.

October 9, 2006

Usually I don’t read the news bit of Salient, because I already know that VUWSA is comprised of the cast of the Muppet Show, but this week I saw an article that put the red mist before my eyes.

September 30, 2006

We are a shit generation. Let’s be honest here. We’ve substituted apathy for politics, John Campbell for incisive journalism, and hipster irony for good taste. When somebody says they like Journey these days, you can’t tell if they’re saying it because Journey are the shiznit (which they are) or because they think it’s hipster clever […]

March 7, 2005

I try and live my life the way that Superman would want me to. By that I don’t mean that I hope that when I die I’ll go to the Fortress of Solitude and hold a big circle-jerk with all the other nerds or something but instead that if Superman wouldn’t do something there’s a […]

February 28, 2005

So the other day as I made my way up The Terrace to attend some lecture for some course that sucks (i.e. any of them), I came upon two semi-conscious first years lying in the gutter. The young man appeared to have had a huge penis drawn with commendably homoerotic artistry on his cheeks while […]