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June 7, 2011

With psychedelic dance rock grooves and a penchant for neon-studded rhythm, Cut Copy pumped the crowd with spasms of haunting sounds and mesmerizing disco beats in honor of the release of their third album, Zonoscope, at San Francisco Bath House on Wednesday. Though still synth-pop-y and euphorically edgy, Zonoscope reveals a combo of 80s synth, […]

May 16, 2011

Though ‘Cuba Street’ is synonymous with ‘hot mess’ on almost any given night of the week, nothing about the Wellington hotspot was typical during Friday’s Cuba For Chch mega-concert. From the wobbly concert-goers mumbling would-be song tunes to the 30 metre lines stretched across the cobblestone sidewalk, Cuba craziness was at an all time high […]

May 16, 2011

In honor of International No Diet Day (INDD), Vic students noshed on free sausages, hash browns, cakes, cookies, chocolate and cupcakes on Friday 6 May. In a world in which fat is discriminated against, INDD celebrates body diversity and fights to remedy the unhealthy relationship many people have with food. “INDD remains necessary because the […]

March 21, 2011

University officials reported no knowledge of exchange students currently traveling or living in Japan after the 9.0 earthquake and Pacific tsunami that hit the country on March 11. “Japan’s academic year doesn’t begin until April so no Victoria students have started their exchange,” Kirsty Drysdale, Victoria International Services Manager, said. For the 46 Japanese students […]

March 7, 2011

Seems like everything’s jumping these days, from O Week ragers to the very ground beneath us. While it might not have been the 6.3 quake that slammed Christchurch two weeks ago, Wellington’s own 4.5 quake just after 10pm on Tuesday last week had residents sprinting outdoors and huddling in doorframes. Not without reason—with Christchurch struggling […]

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