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October 9, 2016

Victoria University has joined in partnership with edX, a large non-profit open online course provider, to make higher education opportunities more accessible to people wanting to learn. Victoria will be launching three “massive open online courses” within the next three years. The courses will consist of lectures no longer than seven and a half minutes […]

October 8, 2016

It’s been a week of lasts. People sending in their last column, their last feature, their last news story. Saying their goodbyes. It’s our last issue and somehow we are here. With our small team of (under)paid staff and around 230 volunteer contributors, Salient, for this year, came to life. We are indebted to you […]

October 2, 2016
September 29, 2016

We spoke to Auckland mayoral candidate Chlöe Swarbrick about her campaign.

September 25, 2016

“It’s my work he’d say and I do it for pay”—Bob Dylan “There is power in a factory, power in the land / Power in the hands of a worker / But it all amounts to nothing if together we don’t stand / There is power in a union”—Billy Bragg “Is it worth it, let […]

September 25, 2016

We asked mayoral candidate and current Deputy Mayor Justin Lester the hard hitting questions, from “How does local politics work?” to “What’s your worst pest?”

September 18, 2016

Stereotypical gender roles dictate what a man is supposed to be and what behaviors he is supposed to enact. It tells us he needs to be a particular kind of masculine and he has to avoid particular kinds of traits, behaviors, appearances that might be construed as feminine. Stereotypical gender roles dictate what a woman […]

September 11, 2016

We’ve spent a bit of time this week looking through a few blogs that follow people’s journeys to body building competitions. The blog entries are full of fat tracing, carb shredding, and mentions of dizziness; of 1000 calorie consumptions, low energy, and all the extremes that make up the journey to drastically alter one’s shape […]

September 4, 2016

The Government is seeking to pass a bill that would ease information sharing between the GCSB and the SIS, and allow the government to spy on New Zealanders in the name of “protecting national security.” Warrants will have to be signed off by the Attorney-General and a Commissioner of Intelligence Warrants. The government also wants […]