Opinion

May 17, 2015

Ko tēnei wahanga o te tau te wā ka whakarangatira i ngā tauira Māori kua tae ki te keokeotanga o te matauranga. Ko te haerenga o te tauira he rite tōnu ki te haerenga o Tawhaki ki ngā rangi-tū-hāhā. Ko Tawhaki i pikitia ai ki rangi-tū-hāhā ki te tiki i ngā kete o te wanaga, [...]

May 17, 2015

Hi all, Like myself, all of you are likely to be feeling the “crunch” time stress i.e. When all the lecturers sit together and decide to put assignment and test dates in the same week. Before your stress starts to pile higher than Mount Street, read on. How to survive the crunch: Eat something you [...]

May 17, 2015

No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving federal financial assistance. Last week a student at a small Virginia university was strangled by her male roommate. Grace Mann was [...]

May 17, 2015

It’s the beginning of a new week. We’re sure that you have already promised yourself that you will do your readings, attend all of your lectures, start that assignment, climb Everest and save the world from “global warming”. But we’ve known each other a while now, so let’s be honest with each other. You are [...]

May 17, 2015

There’s an art to making the ultimate best-of list, especially if the purpose of the list is to show everyone just how cultured, thoughtful and intelligent you are. Take, for instance, New Yorker critic Richard Brody’s list of the top ten films between 2000 and 2010; a perfect blend of canon-sculpting, contrarianism and obscurantism. There’s [...]

May 17, 2015

Why study when you can make these and then eat them instead? Don’t worry guys, I’m here to save you from your assignments—with chocolate chip cookie dough brownies. These come in two layers: the bottom is a deliciously soft chocolate brownie and then you go ahead and whack a layer of cookie dough on top [...]

May 17, 2015

This is the story of two guys circling the drain like day-old curry. It’s also a cautionary tale about The Bachelor, and what it can it can do the Hopeless and Lost. It came as a bit of a surprise to us when The Bachelor finished on Wednesday. And we’re going to get to all [...]

May 17, 2015

Sex should be fun. For both of you. But it should also be safe. At Student Health, I have been impressed by how thoughtful patients are when it comes to the issue of safe sex—regularly coming to the clinic and requesting a check-up, even when they have no symptoms. Studies show that young people are [...]

May 17, 2015

Budget Week: Another Black Budget for Students Thursday this week is one of the most exciting days on any politico’s calendar. It’s budget day. While political nerds like me will delight in rummaging through the detail for hours on end looking at where the government has increased or decreased spending, analyse the goodies, or lack [...]