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September 17, 2018

Our attention had been drawn to a radioactivity symbol on a door in the Kirk building. However, a university spokesperson has assured us that the signage is no cause for concern. According to the spokesperson, the waste from scientific experiments is stored in the Kirk building room in shielded containers until the isotopes have decayed. […]

September 17, 2018

There were no grown ups at today’s meeting because our CEO Matt was sick, and our secretary Joseph was away. So the meeting was kind of a shambles. Jack, our treasurer-secretary, was taking minutes. The first thing he asked was if he had to write down who makes the motions (the answer was yes). Within […]

September 17, 2018

Victoria University has begun a new task force to identify lecturers who have consistently ill-designed PowerPoint slides. “Students are struggling to pay attention to slides with no margins, or pink backgrounds,” said Dee Sigma, the leader of the task force. Once identified, target lecturers will be given a series of seminars on appropriate text-to-image ratios, […]

September 17, 2018

The Clare Curran Saga Wraps Up Two weeks after she was kicked out of cabinet, Clare Curran has resigned as a minister for the coalition government. On 7 September, Clare Curran offered her resignation to the Prime Minister, which she accepted. This comes after Curran failed to answer several questions from the National party at […]

September 17, 2018

Two members of the activist group Hīkoi of a Poisoned Nation walked the entirety of the country to protest the use of 1080 poison. The journey started on 15 June. Alan Gurden walked from Bluff. Emile Leaf walked from Cape Reinga. The two planned to converge at Parliament on Saturday for the national anti-1080 protest, […]

September 17, 2018

Marco Marco Feature All-Trans Line Up at NYFW Fashion house Marco Marco featured 34 transgender models at their New York Fashion Week show this year, which is being hailed as a groundbreaking event in the fashion industry. Marco Morante, the designer, said that he wanted to create a space to “celebrate trans bodies”. “This was […]

September 17, 2018

It’s no secret that New Zealand universities are struggling. There have been job cuts, faculty cuts, and a loss of opportunity for students. The news has been coming thick and fast, and it’s hard to keep track of it all. Here is a list of some of 2018’s major cuts and proposals: • Auckland University […]

September 17, 2018

In yet another inspired effort to cut costs, Victoria University of Wellington will no longer offer formal qualifications to its graduates. The change will be implemented immediately. It was reportedly inspired by the Faculty of Law’s urgent efforts to reassure its disproportionately under-graded student body by releasing a statement that it is “exceptionally proud” of […]

August 20, 2018

Wellington Mayor Justin Lester is refusing to heed calls to banish cats Mittens from the city as it tries to go predator prejudice free. The city was awarded $3.27 million in funding to go predator Mittens free, with plans to begin in Miramar and eventually remove pests Mittens across the city. But Mr Lester told […]