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Tag: 2015-03

March 8, 2015

Art has the power to influence entire generations and entire cultures. This usually happens subtly and is only picked up when a future generation looks back in haughty comparison. But the easiest way to observe art’s influence is incredibly simple – reflect upon your own life and ask yourself what pieces of art have arrested, […]

March 8, 2015

All around town you can see freaky ladies, with awkward smiles, and dead gazes watching you from billboards, Yvonne Todd’s exhibition Creamy Psychology has injected a weird and wonderful gothic presence into the capital this summer. But with the exhibition coming to a close soon, it is worth taking stock of the books that had […]

March 8, 2015

Acne “I am 22 years old. Ever since I was 15, my skin has been bad. I get regular breakouts on my face and back. I thought this would settle as I got older, but it hasn’t. Is there anything I can do that will help?” Chloe. Thanks for the question, Chloe. The short answer […]

March 8, 2015

Kurdish women have been a part of the fight against ISIL for years, so why are they only being recognised by Western media now? It all began with Pawan Duni, a photographer and blogger who tweeted a picture of a young woman dressed in camo gear with the caption “Rehana has killed more than 100 […]

March 8, 2015

Rebels E rangona whānuitia ana te kupu whana (rebel) i ēnei rā. Hei tā ētehi, he wairua kino tō te kupu nei; hei tā ētehi atu, he wairua pai. I whakamāramatia ngā whakaaro rā e te whakataukī e whai ake nei:  “someone’s terrorist is another’s freedom fighter.” Ko tēhea te taha tika? Ko tēhea te […]

March 8, 2015

Enough to break the ice! We begin our third issue the same way you freshers will begin your first tutorials this week—with a cringe-worthy icebreaker. Icebreakers are designed to remove the awkward barrier of engaging with strangers, but just as the prefix “no offence” only prepares the receiver (LOL) to take offence—icebreakers only make things […]

March 8, 2015

Cost: $7.90 Alcohol Volume: 12 per cent Pairing: White Cliff Pinot Gris, Fat Bird Sauvignon Blanc and a duck sandwich. Verdict: ★★★½ “It’s quite nice; I’ll finish the bottle.”   To begin with this week, in the spirit of corporate sabotage, we’d like to share with you some tips on how You! Too! can enjoy a […]

March 8, 2015

Let me tell you about some rebels I know. A few months ago, I found the first one in my printer. I was sitting, watching Marvel films to numb the pain of my meaningless public-servant existence, and suddenly my printer started making scrabbling noises. This was odd, because it was an HP printer and, thusly, […]

March 8, 2015

Last February, at the last Camp A Low Hum ever, Ian Jorgensen, who goes by the alias “Blink”, woke up to muddy, sodden grounds and the faces of some festival-goers who were clearly not having a good time. “I’m not proud,” he wrote after the event finished, “but at that moment I threw my head back and wept.”

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