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Opinion

October 15, 2018

Imagine that you are standing in front of two buttons, deciding which one to press. If you press the first button, a new universe – call it Universe A – will come into existence, in addition to our current universe. If you press the second button, Universe B will come into existence instead. Universe A […]

October 8, 2018

In many parts of the world, the preponderance of anything “craft” or artisanal has emerged as mainstream fetishes, if you’re middle-class enough. Particularly in Wellington, we have watched the duplication of craft breweries spelling the hackneyed reassertion of masculinity in a nuanced 21st-century packaging. Thankfully, it is not all bad, as craft coffee has emerged […]

October 8, 2018

CW: racist language Victoria’s own Old Government Buildings is the largest wooden building in the Southern Hemisphere. But if you have logs of your own to deposit, it may be better to search elsewhere, for these could be VUW’s foulest toilets (save for the lair of the Cotton Cannibal). Cleanliness/Smell Smellwise, bad but not the […]

October 8, 2018

Viva La Revolution There are a lot of things to be angry about this year. Granted, there were a lot of things to be angry about last year, and you can be damn sure that there will be things to be angry about next year, and every year onwards. Because shit happens annually, after all. […]

October 8, 2018

John stands teetered on the edge of the Mokau river in Taranaki, tending his hand held net. A rain of insects litters down over the water, which is lined by wooden huts. John lifts up a long mescaline sock, and the net is full of tiny fish no bigger than a hairpin. Gelatinous, full stop […]

October 8, 2018

Friday evening on the 28th of September, UniQ hosted the inaugural Queer Ball at the Hunter Lounge. It was a relatively small turnout, but it was awesome to see everyone meeting and hanging out with new people and making some new friends, which we love to see at any event we hold. We opted to […]

October 8, 2018

I have a weird way of relaxing in between my assignments and exam/test prep. I study languages via the Duolingo app. Weird coz who the heck relaxes their brain with an activity that is using even more brain? But there is something about that owl (the app’s icon) that relaxes me! My point is not […]

October 8, 2018

PICSA (Pacific Island Commerce Students’ Association)’s theme for its inspirational and networking night was “weaving our future together”. The main objective was to help inspire and empower current commerce students of Victoria University with Pasifika backgrounds. The night provided opportunities to engage and get amongst prominent Wellington employees, create spaces for attendees to kick start […]

October 8, 2018

Steamed Hams But It’s A Science Column Well readers, you made it, despite my directions. I hope you’re prepared for another unforgettable column. *ignores deadline for too long, previous heavy research-dependent idea goes up in flames* Egads! My boast is ruined! But what if… I were to co-opt an internet meme and disguise it as […]