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October 7, 2019

Canta Editor Samantha Mythen said she is “super stoked” that her bid for editorial independence has been formally backed by the University of Canterbury Students’ Association (UCSA) Executive.   In last Monday’s meeting, the UCSA Exec instructed management to “prepare a paper incorporating student feedback for CANTA to become editorially independent and to report back […]

September 24, 2019

“There is no such thing as free will,” a friend told me not too long ago. His words made me wonder whether or not Eve and Adam had any say in being brought into this world. I also ended up pondering questions like: Did Eve pick and eat that juicy fruit of her own volition? […]

September 24, 2019

CW: Sexual Assault, Spiked Substances   Dusk possesses an indiscernible allure. Wallflowers transform into live wires—like werewolves, except with more charm and less fur. It’s then that I see my firecracker of a friend let loose, hair down, volume up. She calls it liberation. Light means scrutiny. At night, no one can see how large […]

September 24, 2019

  Once, dinosaurs walked the earth. They had claws and teeth, they dug burrows, nurtured their young, ate each other. For 80 million years, this was a planet of large and small, fast and slow reptilians; strange and dangerous to mammalian flesh. Then that world ended, and life kept changing to fill the spaces the […]

September 24, 2019

Standing alone in the bathroom of an isolated Canterbury hotel, I am chanting an ode to hundreds of years of crying newborns with each dollop of conditioner I prise onto my hand. It’s dark outside and the window is iced over; the locals will only see my naked silhouette. Let them remain at that distance, […]

September 2, 2019

A Heavily Abridged Interview by Yoon Hong for ASPA   National treasure, meme queen, and all-round legend Patrick Gower graced us with his presence on Tuesday to talk about his upcoming two-part TV doco on marijuana legalisation.   Broadcasting this September, the documentary sees Paddy travelling around New Zealand and the US to hear stories […]

August 5, 2019

Malo ni, ulutonu mai, and welcome! We are privileged and honored to have the opportunity to share our Tokelau cultural heritage with the wider community. It is our aim to create a sustainable pathway for future generations of Tokelau students to come. Newly established in August 2014, Te Namo is the only Tokelauan Students association […]

July 22, 2019

It’s a simple message: Sport helps you keep active, make friends, and gives you the opportunity to achieve to a high level.  VUW is cementing the place of women in sport, with over half of the athletes in Te Puni Village’s Athlete Living space being women, and full-time Sports Manager *Josie Fitzsimons* overseeing a new […]

July 8, 2019

As the curtain rises on another trimester, Victoria University of Wellington has renewed their contract with the organisation responsible for catering all Vic uni halls.   Since signing with caterers Compass Group New Zealand Ltd and its subsidiary Eurest’ there have been multiple complaints regarding food served within halls of residence.   Katharine Jermyn hall, […]

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