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Issue 0, 2019

Issue 00 ~ Orientation

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News

  • A Lost Opportunity

  • “Supreme Leader” Guilford Expands Anti-Victoria Propaganda Campaign

  • First-Year Yet to Meet Soulmate in O-Week Clearly a Socially Incompetent Virgin

  • The Party Line: Orientation Issue

  • Eye on the Exec: Orientation Week

  • #ourpride: Will Wellington March with Auckland?

  • Wellington Protests in Solidarity with Ihumātao Land Claim

  • VUW CompSci Student Helping in Fight Against Superbugs

  • Criticism and Apology For Removal of Anti-Sexual Violence Signs at Cricket

  • Government to Fund New Hep C Medication

  • The End of Fountain Town? Liquor Ban Discussed for Kelburn Park

  • The Name Change: A Helpful Guide To An Endless Farce

  • Features

  • Tuakana Teina: Self Care Guide

    Staring at the stars, I feel the wet grass soaking my grey sweatpants, creating a wet patch from my calf muscle to the top of my butt. My socks smell of the stagnant water that’s gone through the holes of my shoes, and there’s no way I can afford a new pair of either. I’m […]

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  • First Class from Hawera to Himatangi

    You’re standing in the small town of Marton, where the borders of the mighty Whanganui and Rangitīkei meet. The temperature on your phone says 20 degrees, but you’re damn sure it’s 35, given the heat and the lack of shade where you are—next to a stagnant pond. The sound is distant at first, but grows […]

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  • Togas not for you? That’s cool.

    Your first O-Week is a seriously weird experience. You’re thrown head-first into a full week of new people, new experiences, a new environment—essentially, a new life. It can be thrilling, but equally confusing, disorienting (ha!), and daunting. Great opportunities often come with great anxiety and overwhelming pressure to get it right, regardless of your own […]

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  • The End of Fountain Town? Liquor Ban Discussed for Kelburn Park

    Wellington City Council (WCC) may impose a liquor ban on Kelburn Park. The city council accepted a proposal from the City Strategy Committee on December 12 to work with Victoria University of Wellington towards resolving offensive alcohol-related behaviour in Kelburn. The proposal requires the council to “consult with the community to create an Alcohol Ban […]

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  • Tuakana Teina: Self Care Guide

    Staring at the stars, I feel the wet grass soaking my grey sweatpants, creating a wet patch from my calf muscle to the top of my butt. My socks smell of the stagnant water that’s gone through the holes of my shoes, and there’s no way I can afford a new pair of either. I’m […]

    by

  • First Class from Hawera to Himatangi

    You’re standing in the small town of Marton, where the borders of the mighty Whanganui and Rangitīkei meet. The temperature on your phone says 20 degrees, but you’re damn sure it’s 35, given the heat and the lack of shade where you are—next to a stagnant pond. The sound is distant at first, but grows […]

    by

  • Togas not for you? That’s cool.

    Your first O-Week is a seriously weird experience. You’re thrown head-first into a full week of new people, new experiences, a new environment—essentially, a new life. It can be thrilling, but equally confusing, disorienting (ha!), and daunting. Great opportunities often come with great anxiety and overwhelming pressure to get it right, regardless of your own […]

    by

  • The End of Fountain Town? Liquor Ban Discussed for Kelburn Park

    Wellington City Council (WCC) may impose a liquor ban on Kelburn Park. The city council accepted a proposal from the City Strategy Committee on December 12 to work with Victoria University of Wellington towards resolving offensive alcohol-related behaviour in Kelburn. The proposal requires the council to “consult with the community to create an Alcohol Ban […]

    by

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