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March 20, 2017

We hope you’re more settled here and finding your momentum in going to class, doing readings, starting assignments, and taking care of yourself throughout. It is hard thing to read about, let alone talk about, but this week Cavaan Wild confronts our shockingly high youth suicide rates and his personal experience of tragedy, economic decline, […]

March 13, 2017

Thank you to those who visited our table at Clubs Week, it was refreshing to meet you in person rather than over email. It was made apparent that there are many who are unaware of the other two branches of the Salient brand: FM and TV. Salient, though predominantly print, also produces online videos and […]

March 4, 2017

Whether you were an organiser, volunteer, participant, or avoider, O-Week is no mean feat so well done for surviving. After having a few weeks to prepare our orientation issue, having only days to prepare this issue has been enlightening, to say the least. It was harder than we anticipated and we had to work through […]

February 26, 2017

Tēnā koutou tauira. Welcome to university, to Wellington, to Salient… We’re eighty years old now but still shuffling along the corridors of this place. Think of Salient as a friendly ghoul; though more accurately we’re Peeves, likely to piss you off but somewhat endearing.   Don’t let the glamour fool you, Salient is the product […]

November 15, 2016

Red tinsel in Countdown. Hush falling upon campus like the first snow on Europe. The slow and solemn force of gravity sealing the pages of the few unread Salients as they moulder in boxes on the office floor. Mate, it’s the end of the year. Four years of studying English Lit have reduced us to […]