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March 4, 2019

It’s a well-known fact that New Zealand is in the middle of a housing crisis. Rent goes up year  after year, there are never enough rental properties for the general population, and the ones that do exist are often pretty subpar. But renting, for many students, is the only option. Come January/February each year, hundreds […]

March 4, 2019
February 25, 2019

Staring at the stars, I feel the wet grass soaking my grey sweatpants, creating a wet patch from my calf muscle to the top of my butt. My socks smell of the stagnant water that’s gone through the holes of my shoes, and there’s no way I can afford a new pair of either. I’m […]

February 25, 2019

You’re standing in the small town of Marton, where the borders of the mighty Whanganui and Rangitīkei meet. The temperature on your phone says 20 degrees, but you’re damn sure it’s 35, given the heat and the lack of shade where you are—next to a stagnant pond. The sound is distant at first, but grows […]

February 25, 2019

Your first O-Week is a seriously weird experience. You’re thrown head-first into a full week of new people, new experiences, a new environment—essentially, a new life. It can be thrilling, but equally confusing, disorienting (ha!), and daunting. Great opportunities often come with great anxiety and overwhelming pressure to get it right, regardless of your own […]

February 25, 2019

Wellington City Council (WCC) may impose a liquor ban on Kelburn Park. The city council accepted a proposal from the City Strategy Committee on December 12 to work with Victoria University of Wellington towards resolving offensive alcohol-related behaviour in Kelburn. The proposal requires the council to “consult with the community to create an Alcohol Ban […]

February 12, 2019

Auckland’s Laneway Festival pulled no punches at the stunning Albert Park this year, accompanied by beautiful weather, a sickening number of crafty food stalls, and sunblock to boot. A variation of acts left for a wide spectrum of punters, mixing from the indie rock stylings of Yellow Days to the neo-soul of Ravyn Lenae to […]

October 15, 2018

Winner of the Sex in the Hub Erotica Competition It is hard living in these times. From infrastructure to scheduling to dropping lecturers like stones, it is a time of change in the world of Victoria, and I’m not so sure if I like it. I might just be the soul living in the depths […]

October 15, 2018

Initially I wanted to start off writing about humor. Turns out that’s a lot harder than it looks because there’s really too much to say about it in 1000 words. Also, I’m not an expert in comedy. To be honest, I’m not really much of an expert in anything. I first graduated in 2013 with […]