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Tag: 2019-22

September 16, 2019

Before the storm, the voice in his head owned him in quiet times. Weak. The same way D would fold when offers for “just a jug” were made. Or when D chose to skip class and fuck around at home instead. Temptation. Temptation, temptation. Alluring and flirtatious, like the snake who tricked Eve. “Come thru!” […]

September 15, 2019

Three of my friends’ phones dinged in concert. They picked them up and stared at the screens. I looked at the nearest friend, askance. “It’s just the group chat,” he told me. Addled, I leaned over to look at his screen. “Depressing Memes for Suffering Single Teens,” it read. Memes about communism, mental health, faith. […]

September 15, 2019

An issue on the status quo. We wanted to focus on the idea that the current state of things are to be maintained. What has been, will always be. Default is much the same. The grey, the emotionless smile, the pre-existing Player 1 logic.   Usually, these editorials throw shots at Massey or Critic, but […]

September 15, 2019

Invisible Women: Exposing Data Bias in a World Designed for Men by Caroline Criado Perez is a book about, well, data bias in a world designed for men.   The main thesis of this book is that a lot of assumptions we make about people as a whole are only accurate when it comes to […]

September 15, 2019

I went to the Law Revue on Friday night, and what I witnessed felt like a slap in the face. My least favourite part was when two white girls, dressed in kimonos, shuffled and bowed their way onto the stage, and then attempted to speak Japanese—right after they said they needed help from ALSA (the […]

September 15, 2019

  Many following Salient will know of the series of articles written on the substandard quality of food within Victoria University’s halls of residence, especially Katharine Jermyn hall.   Compass Group is one of the largest food catering companies in the world, with their New Zealand branch being no exception. Along with catering the VUW […]

September 15, 2019

  VUW PhD student, Gloria Fraser, recently developed a set of leading queer mental health resources after three years of research.   Fraser (Ngāi Tahu) developed the resources as part of her PhD research on queer experiences in the mental health sector. Available in both English and te reo Māori, the resources look to help […]

September 15, 2019

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