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Tag: 24 – 2014

October 12, 2014

Some days you probably thought you’d never get here, but the calendar says it is Week 12, and with that, the final Salient of the year. My tenure as President is coming to an end.

October 12, 2014

This is the Opinion issue, but this is less my opinion than it is a crowdsourced decision: I’ve been trialling various recipes for chocolate-chip cookies on the Salient office all year (they haven’t minded), and this has, just, proven to be the favourite.

October 12, 2014

So open up, judgy folk, for your next big adventure, idea or one-night stand could be behind you in line at the café, and you will not be the dick this time that does not strike up conversation because you are so damn interesting on your own.

October 12, 2014

Well, what a year 2014 has been for sport. And it’s only October, so there is plenty still to come!

October 12, 2014

We live in a society where extroverted personalities dominate. Our leaders are those who speak the most and the loudest, not necessarily those who think the most and the hardest.

October 12, 2014

Having opinions on these things come easily. Writing about them is only slightly harder. You take an opinion you have and back it up with fact, you consider other opinions and trounce it with other facts. Congratulations: you’ve got contrived yourself an argument

October 12, 2014

Manifest your emotions, desire, humour and passion in something you can hold, read or sing. Without these things, life would be pretty dull.

October 12, 2014

I am, as they say, a high-functioning dyslexic.

October 12, 2014

If you’re an All Blacks follower, these are phrases you’ve probably heard over the past week following the Men in Black’s heartbreaking 25–27 loss to South Africa on 4 October. However, such talk of New Zealand losing their stranglehold on international rugby is absolute gibberish.

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