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Tag: 2019-13

June 4, 2019

Your silent cries left unheard As you trudged your way through The trenches of self, disturbed   Fighting a losing battle Against a foe only you know   Your decision was irreparable The pain inconceivable To lose a friend so irreplaceable   A friend checks in A friend is a friend So to you Whom […]

June 4, 2019

Generation Zero is a grassroots, youth-led, non-partisan climate activist group who decided in 2016 that there had been enough talk; it was time for action. Since then, we’ve been campaigning for Aotearoa to implement a Zero Carbon Act. On the May 8, 2019, this momentous Bill was announced under the name of Climate Change Response […]

June 4, 2019

With the Living Wage campaign growing at Victoria, attention has been brought to “underpaid and underappreciated” workers on campus. A lot of focus has been put on security, cleaning, and tutoring staff. However, it’s less clear how a VUW staple, Vic Books, is being approached.   Although a key source of books and coffee on […]

June 4, 2019

Jesus Christ Himself to Lead Political Party in Upcoming Election; Still Unlikely to Break 5% Threshold   A spokesangel for the Kingdom of Heaven confirmed last week that Jesus Christ will return to Earth after nearly 2000 years, in order to contest the New Zealand General Election in 2020.   Mr Christ, a 2019-year tradie […]

June 4, 2019
June 3, 2019

“We’re just friends.”   “Let’s be more than friends.”   There’s a lot of discourse in our society that frames friendship as a limited love, as though it sits firmly under familial love and romantic love. This has never sat well with me—many of my most passionate bonds with others have been found under the […]

June 3, 2019

  ARIES: Your friends are there to support, not serve you. Learn to listen better. There are people in your sexual history who will make better friends than you’d expect. Make friends with people who look nothing like you. Pay more attention to the values of others.   TAURUS: Make sure not to limit your […]

June 3, 2019

I’ve known my best friend for 20 years. It’s like we were made for each other. We both love talking and reading and running. We can be quiet together. When she starts crying, sometimes I can’t stop. We’ve shared so much that sometimes I look into her eyes and know exactly what she’s thinking, because […]

June 3, 2019

Israel–Palestine This week’s column returns to its roots in attempting to simplify the trickiest of global issues. This week, I’ve attempted to summarise what has been described as the most “intractable” conflict in history. Two pages barely scratch the surface of a heavy issue, but in any case, I’ve departed from my typical jovial tone […]

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