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September 21, 2015

My stomach dropped, I couldn’t move, rooted to the ground in terror. His eyes were red and a patchy beard covered his face, the smell of stale alcohol reeking from his camouflage military uniform. Waving his rifle around, he tried to grab me and I let out a piercing scream, looking around for help. There […]

July 13, 2015

VUWSA has blacked out the windows lining the hub in Kelburn to protest against proposed changes to University Council. Victoria has proposed changes that would take away all elected seats under the new reduced Council arrangement, and VUWSA has accused University management of “blacking out” the student voice. Get it? VUWSA is inviting students to […]

June 27, 2015

Student magazine and serial puzzle miscreant Salient is seeking new talent.

June 22, 2015

Salient FM wants to update its page! If you know how to create a nice looking audio player with volume and play/pause functionality, and can present an RSS feed in a manner that doesn’t look like it came from 1994, let us know! Please send all applications and enquiries to editor@salient.org.nz. Applications should include a CV […]

May 5, 2015

Salient is looking for a funny, daring and insightful feature writer to join the team for the rest of 2015. They will be responsible for producing a feature of around 2,000–2,500 words every month on a variety of topics. The ability to plan in advance and meet deadlines is a must. Some experience writing features […]

March 21, 2015

In cricket, preparation is everything. Every player has his own routine. Matthew Hayden used to sit on the pitch on the night before every match. David Boon once consumed fifty-two cans of beer on an Ashes tour flight from Sydney to London. In advance of the World Cup quarterfinal game this weekend in Wellington between […]

January 30, 2015

Former VUWSA President Rory McCourt has been elected President of the New Zealand Union of Students’ Associations (NZUSA), after three rounds of voting at the organisation’s SGM in Wellington. McCourt, who ran unsuccessfully for the position in 2013, was elected despite failing to gain the support of VUWSA, which last year announced its intention to […]

January 16, 2015

Salient has a huge range of positions available this year. Have a look, have a think, and send all applications and enquiries to salienteditor@gmail.com. Applications close Friday 23 January.   PAID POSITIONS   Chief Sub-Editor Do you enjoy passionate debates over the merits of the Oxford Comma? Do you constantly correct your friends’ incorrect pronouns? If so, we […]

October 13, 2014

“action is…the refuge of people who have nothing whatsover to do…its basis is the lack of imagination. It is the last resource of those who know not how to dream…action is limited and relative. Unlimited and absolute is the vision of him who sits at ease and watched, who walks in loneliness and dreams…” – […]