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AuthorNicholas Holm

Author Archive: Nicholas Holm

Nick Holm, feared by his enemies, loved by his friends, is the whore of student media. Having cut his teeth working for the California Aggie, and come closer to committing hate crimes than anyone will ever really know while the News Editor of Massey\'s Chaff, he\'s somehow beached himself at Salient for the near future. Haunted by prophetic dreams that show him tantalising glimpses of a future that may come to pass if he fails to prevent the robot uprising he will like you if you bring coffee or malt liquor.

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October 16, 2006

There have been a lot of fucking awful things said about the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) this year, and the situation has only deteriorated since they managed to horns-waggle themselves a nuclear weapon.

October 9, 2006

As the dust settles on the changeover to the National Certificate of Educational Achievement, the critics are yet to be silenced. SALIENT Feature Writer Nicholas Holm examines the effect on University students, and asks if the students are getting more stupid, or has the system always been to blame?

October 2, 2006

SALIENT Feature Writer Nicholas Holm examines how in our opposition of whaling our stances are often as flawed as those that we oppose.

September 18, 2006

The ‘right-wing’ have come to stand for a lot over the years. So much so, that the term itself has come to be a walking contradiction. SALIENT Feature Write Nicholas Holm asks academics, history books and politicians for a straight answer.

September 11, 2006

As junk-food merchants are demonised in the halls of parliament, we have entered into an age where fast food is out, anorexia is a no-no, and gyms are all the rage. SALIENT Feature Writer Nicholas Holm examines the modern obsession with control over one’s body.

August 14, 2006

SALIENT Feature Writer Nicholas Holm talks to graphic novelist Dylan Horrocks about being on the fringe as a comic artist, and what happens when trends go your way.

August 7, 2006

What the fuck do you people think you’re doing? You know who I’m talking to; the South East Asian farmers, so concerned with their own well-being they don’t give a toss if the rest of the world goes to complete bollocks; the suburban anarchists who’d overthrow the state if only they could work out where […]

July 31, 2006

In the often heated debate between Science and Religion, both sides see their theoretical opponent as nothing more than creative science. SALIENT Feature Writer Nicholas Holm wades into the literature, talks to the experts and comes to some conclusions of his own at the front line of the battle between the two ideas.

July 17, 2006

Times are changing. The explosion of the feminist movement in the last half of the 20th Century appears to have left traditional masculinity in a state of crisis. But how far have the tables turned? SALIENT Feature Writer Nicholas Holm gets to grips with the men’s movement.