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September 24, 2018

Boomerang cups, a coffee mug returned to the store after use, is the latest waste reduction initiative from Vic Books. The campaign started in early August. A time when life was simple. Not long after they featured on News1’s Breakfast show, customers from all over were asking for boomerang cups, coming from as far as […]

September 24, 2018

Vice Chancellor and our favourite veterinarian Grant Guilford is rumoured to have said “are we a DHB or are we a university?” during a staff forum recently at the university. His statement was in response to the growing outrage and protests over student health at Vic. In response to his comments, we at the Salient […]

September 24, 2018

Kylie Jenner’s baby has made a weekly appearance since issue #3 of Salient this year. Each article space takes up approximately 1/8 of a page, which equates to $190 of weekly advertising space. Thus far we have lost $3610 discussing how we do not give a single fuck about Kylie Jenner’s baby. Kylie Jenner’s baby may […]

September 24, 2018

Following Jacinda Ardern’s rise to power, single use plastic bags are being phased out nationwide. While this is a step in the right direction towards repairing our Earth, many people are struggling to come to terms with the changes. Discarded and dropped produce is becoming a major issue in Wellington, with a noticeable increase in […]

September 17, 2018

This week, the elevators on Kelburn Campus are back in operation and allowing students to travel between the 3rd and 7th floor without the need for stairs. Students and staff are flabbergasted that the second coming of Jesus Christ has not come prior to the elevator repair. “Honestly, I’m shocked. This whole time I thought […]

September 17, 2018

A quick Google search and “Kylie Jenner Really Doesn’t Care About How Baby Stormi Changed Her Body” is the top hit. Implying that a baby has agency over how its body changes seems kind of weird but okay Kylie, glad you don’t care. We don’t care either. Salient still gives no shits about Kylie Jenner’s […]

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

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 […]