Author Archive: Laura McQuillan

With her take-no-prisoners, kick-ass attitude, former News Editor Laura McQuillan adequately makes up for her lack of stature. Roaming the corridors (and underground tunnels) of the University by day, and hunting vampires and Nazi war criminals by night, McQuillan will stop at nothing to bring you the freshest news.

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Cosgrove Caught Out in By-election Betrayal

Cosgrove Caught Out in By-election Betrayal

by / 10/07/06 / [ 3 Comments ]

NEWLY ELECTED VUWSA Education Vice-President Joel Cosgrove lied publicly about his involvement in an alleged breach of the VUWSA constitution during last trimester’s by-election. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Party pills + booze = bad time – Who’d have thought?

Party pills + booze = bad time – Who’d have thought?

by / 27/05/06

The University Reduce Harm committee has produced a leaflet of ‘party pill facts’ in order to make students aware of the dangers of party pills. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Calling All Geeks…

Calling All Geeks…

by / 24/04/06 / No Comments

The Second Annual New Zealand Comics Festival, a celebration of New Zealand cartoons and comics, is being held over this weekend. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Three more lambs for the slaughter – VUWSA gets extra representation

Three more lambs for the slaughter – VUWSA gets extra representation

by / 03/04/06 / No Comments

The VUWSA Executive gained three new members in last week’s by-election, with a grand total of 345 students – approximately one sixtieth of the student population – voting for Queer, Environmental and International Students Officers. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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When fruit attacks – Avocados: delicious but deadly

When fruit attacks – Avocados: delicious but deadly

by / 20/03/06 / No Comments

A Vic lecturer has been one of the latest to fall victim to the dangers of avocado stone-removal, possibly losing some use of his right hand. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Women’s Day Events a flop – Despite friendship bracelets

Women’s Day Events a flop – Despite friendship bracelets

by / 13/03/06 / No Comments

Attendance was sparse at last Wednesday’s International Women’s Day celebrations, in spite of the wide range of activities on offer. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Luminis: The Way Forward ‘Super-Blackboard’ portal coming soon

Luminis: The Way Forward ‘Super-Blackboard’ portal coming soon

by / 06/03/06 / No Comments

Vic staff were last week given a brief glance at the ‘digital campus’ of the future, with a demonstration of a new web portal known as ‘Luminis’. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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