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September 27, 2015

“If I were a boy, I think I could understand”—Beyoncé Elizabeth Bennett and Mr Darcy fail to hit it off for a very long time. Rudeness, arrogance and pride are not exactly desirable qualities in a soulmate. Yet, presuming you have at least had the pleasure of watching Colin Firth romantically dive (somewhat inexplicably) into […]

September 27, 2015

I’ve never really been one to get into arguments on the internet. For many people it can be an easy trap to fall into, fuelled by pride, bravado and a determination to prove that stupid cunt you’ve never met before is wrong about everything. Words like “douchepants”, “shitlord”, and “filthy, dirty, disgusting, brutal, bottom-feeding, trashbag […]

September 27, 2015

My Instagram and Facebook pages are sometimes tainted with a glimpse of the “brand” that is Dan Bilzerian: naked women, guns, and cash. Bilzerian is a gambler, a publicity seeker, and notorious fuccboi. He gained his fame as a poker player and maintains it through his social media following. He feeds off the controversy of […]

September 20, 2015

At its peak, the Kowloon Walled City was home to 33,000 people in just two hectares of land—a hastily put together conglomerate of tiny apartments, one of top of the other, caged balconies slapped onto the sides and connected through a labyrinth of damp, dark corridors.

September 20, 2015

Voting for the 2016 VUWSA Executive and Student Media Committee is open online from9am Tuesday 22 September to 5pm Thursday 24 September. There will also be polling booths on campus at the following times: Kelburn: Tuesday 22 September, 10am-2pm, The Hub Pipitea: Wednesday 23 September, 10am-2pm, Ground Floor Rutherford House Te Aro: Thursday 24 September, 12pm-2pm, Student […]

September 20, 2015

On 4 February, 1993, the US government announced its support for the “Clipper Chip”.

September 20, 2015

Where the hell are our flying cars?

September 20, 2015

Your two candidates for VUWSA President this year are Liam Gallagher (no, not that one), and Jono Gee. To try and win you over, they came to the Salient office to talk about stuff. The conversation began with some awkward chat about socks—Jono had some snazzy Barkers numbers on, and revealed that “I choose my […]

September 13, 2015

From abusive texts, to festering realpolitik, to Don Brash, here is the story of NZUSA’s current predicament.

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