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Author Archive: Salient

Salient is a magazine. Salient is a website. Salient is an institution founded in 1938 to cater to the whim and fancy of students of Victoria University. We are partly funded by VUWSA and partly by gold bullion that was discovered under a pile of old Salients from the 40's.
Salient welcomes your participation in debate on all the issues that we present to you, and if you're a student of Victoria University then you're more than welcome to drop in and have tea and scones with the contributors of this little rag in our little hideaway that overlooks Wellington.

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May 5, 2015

Salient is looking for a funny, daring and insightful feature writer to join the team for the rest of 2015. They will be responsible for producing a feature of around 2,000–2,500 words every month on a variety of topics. The ability to plan in advance and meet deadlines is a must. Some experience writing features […]

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March 29, 2015

Well-respected caffeine provider, scone distributor and almost-vegan café VicBooks has officially opened mini branches in Vic’s Pipitea and Karori campuses. The café/book shop has been dubbed by People’s Coffee “as much a part of life at Victoria University as pressing buttons to open doors” and “an oasis in a desert of 50-page required readings”. Students […]

March 29, 2015
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March 23, 2015

TRIGGER WARNING: This article contains violent sexual language that may be triggering to some people. The terminally offensive shitrag Canta has struck again, with all copies of its latest misogynist trashboy rantings removed and burnt (hopefully) by the maliciously ineffectual Canterbury students’ association, UCSA. All copies of the latest issue of Canta have been removed […]

March 15, 2015

Sir Neville Jordan was elected Chancellor of Victoria University in December last year, succeeding Ian McKinnon. Sir Neville is a Victoria alumnus with a background in science and engineering, and is founder of MAS Technology, the first New Zealand company to be listed on the Nasdaq stock exchange. More recently Sir Neville has served as […]

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