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Tag: 02 – 2012

March 15, 2012

Lectures are the standard by which misery and boredom are measured.

March 12, 2012

Adapted from Richard Meros’s book by Arthur Meek and Geoff Pinfield Directed by Geoff Pinfield Performed by Arthur Meek BATS, 8 March, 6.30pm Reviewed by Ryan Brown-Haysom  Richard Meros is a man who requires little introduction; that is, if you already know who he is. For those not yet acquainted with Wellington theatre’s most beguiling […]

March 12, 2012

On 14 November 2011, the University approached VUWSA with a proposed contract for Orientation 2012. It would be another three months before it was signed and O Week could finally be organised.

March 12, 2012

Penguin Peril Pleases Press In a case which has entralled flightless birds everywhere, a 1 year old Humboldt penguin has managed to escape the Tokyo Sea Life Park, clambering over a rock wall twice his size. According to park representative Takashi Sugino they only realised the penguin had escaped when “the director of a neighbouring […]

March 12, 2012

Salient  Unconcerned Carrying on from their activities last year the ‘We Are The University’ protest group has over the last week begun an attempt to reinstate their presence on campus. Last Wednesday they released their own publication, as a mouthpiece for their organization, titled Student. One Salienteer received a copy from the Aotearoa Worker’s Party […]

March 12, 2012

Brilliant performances from a cast of British luminaries are complemented by Alfredson’s accomplished direction to form a cinematic treasure.

March 12, 2012

Salient chats to your Vice Chancellor. He fails to serve tea. He was the smiling face on the inside cover of your prospectus when you first decided to go to university, and his signature will adorn the bottom of your degree when you finally graduate. But despite Pat Walsh’s presence at these land-mark points in […]

March 12, 2012

Cast: Kathleen Burns, Alice May Connolly, Delia Cormack, Lucy Mulholland, Hamish Parkinson, and Andrew Todd Music by Tobias Brockie, and Richard Marks. Written by Erin Harrington and Hamish Parkinson. Directed by Hamish Parkinson. BATS, 29th March, 8pm. By the time this review reaches your grubby wee hands, the Fringe Festival – a rare opportunity to see up-and-coming talent […]

March 12, 2012

You’re an idiot. But that’s okay because everyone else is one too. We get so attached to our ideas and beliefs. They sit inside our head, right inside us, just behind our eyes. They are part of us. That’s why it’s so hard to take criticism. When someone picks at your ideas or thoughts or […]

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