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Pope On The Ropes

By yorick

Wednesday 10th September
Pope On The Ropes

Earlier this week, His Holiness Pope Francis visited South Korea in order to preach the word of God. Now, regardless of whether or not you are religious, now is a good time to ponder whether or not the Catholic Church is a force for good in the world.
The fact that in 2006, 55.6% of New Zealanders associated themselves with Christianity, one would think that perhaps the Catholic Church has an important role to play in appeasing its masses. I argue that the Catholic Church is not, at present, a force for good in the world. However, for the Bible-bashers who read this article, do not despair, because I believe that Catholicism is modernising and in a sense “growing up”.
I disagree that any religion that teaches you to unquestionably worship a God should be adhered to. In fact, I think it’s the worst idea since Noah chose to bring woodpeckers onto the Arc with him...

“And it rained for 40 days and 40 nights. . . But if you choose to live on the West Coast, you haven’t the right to complain”.

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Welcome To Term Four

By Sarah Platt

Wednesday 10th September
Welcome To Term Four

It’s here. Term 4. A term that brings with it the realisation that your ever looming exams are actually not that far away and if only to make that thought worse, Term 4 taunts you and your wishful study plans by providing a plethora* of club events. Not to mention, there are club AGMs coming out of your ears this term, so if you’ve ever wanted to get involved now would be the time!
Term 4 also brings pleasant weather, Tea-Party, the 4th forum with the Vice-Chancellor, Madcaps, Blues Awards, Supreme Clubs, oh and this particular Term 4 happens to brings with it a little something extra. The General Elections!
Looking at the statistics from both the 2008 and 2011 General Elections there were more non-voters aged 18-24 than any other age group. In the 2011 election only 5.2% of peopled aged 65 or over did not vote compared with 42% of peopled aged 18-24. Most of us fall...

Term 4 taunts you and your wishful study plans by providing a plethora of club events

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Letters to the Editor


Reads Playboy, Hates Sexism

17 September 2014

Dear Canta,
I really wish I could say I was surprised at the casual
sexism on display in your last issue. On one side, we
had a impassioned and reasoned argument on the
objectification of women from Annalee Jones. And on
the other, we had some cowardly, unnamed, yobbo
trotting out the old ‘hurr durr men are sex beasts with
no social skills and should be pitied as such’ line. I
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That's A No From Her

17 September 2014

You see, once the library closes, I often retreat to the Undercroft, which is serenely quiet
after 8pm most days, the only ones there are pretty intent on keeping to themselves
as they too are either trying to study or procrastinate with UNILad. However when
members of our elected UCSA practiced their so called ‘singing’ along to Fergie, Iggy
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Revue Review Review

17 September 2014

Dear Canta,
It was lovely to see a review of the Law Revue in this
week’s Canta. But I was rather perplexed as to how the
reviewer (calling themselves A.M.) could turn up to a
show renowned for its politically incorrect, risqué, badtaste
humour… and get disappointed when it delivered
just that!
Perhaps A.M. stands for A Moron?
Thanks for watching,
LAWMAN

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Those Aren't John Key's Real Fangs (A Right-Wing Art Critic's Guide To Billboard Vandalism)

17 September 2014

Dear Canta
After driving around significant proportions of the South
Island in recent weeks there seems to be one thing in
common with all these places, election campaign signs.
It has become somewhat of a amusing past time to
see what creative ways people choose to deface such
signs. From the classic eye-cut outs or hitler moe, to
the vampire fangs or devil’s horns, we’ve all seen them.
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