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March 4, 2012

Do you think Maths is Sexy? What if I said a+b is to a, as a is to b? That float your boat? No? Perhaps you should read on. In our relentless search for ways of measuring things throughout history, its no wonder many smart people have tried to measure beauty. Beauty is in the […]

September 27, 2010

Kia ora and welcome to my final column as your Environmental Officer. The VUWSA elections for 2011 will be underway shortly, so make sure you use your voice and vote. You may have noticed I’m not running again (as I have other plans…) but it’s been an honour to serve you for the past year […]

July 19, 2010

“Nobody can do everything, but everybody can do something” —Gil Scott-Heron And so it is that we have reached another VUWSA Environment Week and environment issue of Salient. Some of you will be perusing this Salient and, like myself, know a lot about environmental issues as a matter of course. Maybe you’ve been an environmental […]

July 12, 2010

Kia ora my fellow students and welcome back for round two, 2010. I am still your ever intrepid Environmental Officer, and lucky for you a couple of projects I’ve been working on are coming to fruition for your cold winter souls. Warm My Flat Phase II With another cold, windy, wet Wellington winter upon us […]

April 19, 2010

With your friendly VUWSA environmental officer, Zack Dorner! Daylight savings is upon us again as the weather gets crap. A perfect time to start preparing your flat for winter. This is the first of a somewhat monthly column to help you to stay warm and maybe even save a bit of money. To find out […]

March 22, 2010

Kia ora everyone, I’m your Environmental Officer. You may remember me from such positions as the Environmental Officer from the end of last year, and I’m happy to be continuing in the role for 2010. So what’s crackin’ this year? I might as well ask you the same thing – which I will be over […]

October 12, 2009

Ever had an invite like this on Facebook?: Event: COP15 Host: UN Date: December 7–18 Location: Copenhagen, Denmark Description: We is gonna decide whether 2 save da wrld, or 2 save our $$. BYO planet (just in case). BYO booze (just a case). Didn’t think so. Well myself, Raven Gooding (also from this fair university) […]

October 5, 2009

I’d like to start by thanking all those people who turned up to the Greenstravaganza SRC meeting a couple of weeks ago. We kicked the 50 person quorum’s ass, and there was near unanimous support for the climate action and Fair Trade motions. So, what’s happening post-Greenstravaganza? Well, there are moves a-foot towards making VUWSA […]

September 21, 2009

At 1pm this Wednesday, the Greenstravaganza SRC meeting will descend on Mount Street Bar the likes of which has never been seen. It’s purpose is to pass some motions regarding climate action and social justice. But we need 50 students to do this; therefore we need you. Firstly, WTF is a VUWSA SRC? It is […]

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