Author — Laura McQuillan

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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09/10/06

Last week’s exec meeting had a lame turnout, pretty similar in fact to that of VUWSA elections since forever, with only six exec members showing up, and one leaving pretty early. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

09/10/06

Proud 2006, the national Pride Week, takes place this week, with several UniQrun events being held around Wellington. UniQ kicked off Proud 2006 with a “High-School Prom” at the James Cook Hotel on Saturday. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

09/10/06

Law student Harry Mete has threatened the University with a court order for information to continue legal action against a librarian who allegedly kidnapped him in July. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

09/10/06

The most highly anticipated sports awards ceremony on the University calendar, the Teamvic 2006 Victoria University Blues Awards, takes place on Wednesday. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

02/10/06

Last Monday night was rough for Education Vice-President Joel Cosgrove. At one point during the action-packed exec meeting, sometime after Clubs Officer Melissa Barnard told him to “remove the stick” from his “buttocks”, but before Women’s Rights Officer Caroline Prendergast told him to “use your fucking brain”, he ran out of the room, swearing, flailing [...]

02/10/06

A student is intending to sue after he says he was kidnapped by librarians in the Rankine Brown library in July. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

25/09/06

Week-long waits for routine doctor’s appointments at Student Health have caused delays to students gaining medical certificates for extensions on assignments and tests. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

25/09/06

VUWSA president Nick Kelly’s motion to increase the levy from $99 to $120 was passed at a Special General Meeting (SGM) last Wednesday. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

25/09/06

Entries for the second Eco-Minds Youth Forum competition are now open. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this