Features

What Do We Waste?

On the whole, students aren’t exactly known for being a particularly tidy breed. We’re time starved, sleep starved, and oftentimes just a little bit lazy. But despite our general state of being hindering our cleanliness, learning what to do with your shit when you’re...

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Canoeing Club

Alastair Smith kayaks off Maruia Falls near Murchison during the University of Canterbury Canoe Club's 2013 White Water Week.

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Taboos Through The Ages

University – a place to let your inhibitions go and experiment: where day time drinks aren’t questioned and study is a distant concept from a distant land. If you also happen to be in your twenties, raging hormones, great stamina, and a high alcohol threshold are also...

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Editorial

Columns

Law For Change: Brownies

By canta

Wednesday 9th April
Law For Change: Brownies

Law for Change Canterbury is a new organisation on campus, seeking to enable students to meet unaddressed legal needs in the community, and to promote public interest law. This is one of the exec's favourite recipes. Frances, our research team leader, bakes these brownies to get us through our long meetings, where we have been planning lots of events and exciting opportunities for students in 2014.

Law for Change Canterbury is a new organisation on campus, seeking to enable students to meet unaddressed legal needs in the community, and to promote public interest law.

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Columns

Meet Mollie and Bridget

By Emma Clarke

Wednesday 9th April
Meet Mollie and Bridget


Meet Mollie McBride and Bridget Crooke – UC Psyc social reps 2014, Foundry frequenters, and firm friends since way back.

Meet Mollie McBride and Bridget Crooke – UC Psyc social reps 2014, Foundry frequenters, and firm friends since way back.

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Letters to the Editor


There She Blows!

09 April 2014

Hi, this might be a stupid question.

Why is our student levy going towards some guys to blow leaves with leaf blowers.

It’s hardly like they’re going to win against Mother Nature. Oh yeah, and it’s almost autumn as well.

Yours sincerely

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Pro-Thought

09 April 2014

Dear fellow students,

As a student who tends to get lost in thought at times, I was thinking recently about our very existence and how lucky we are to even be alive when every day thousands of babies around the world are not given the chance to even see the light of day - the lives of our future Mozarts and Darwins are being ended. Why should they not be able to have their chance at life but I...

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Merry Christmas

09 April 2014

Dear Freddy Freespeech

After reading the exchange of opinions on this topic, I feel obliged to join the fun. First of all, surely it is the characteristic of left-wing economics policies to result in a larger government deficit. Left-wing policies usually call for more “social spending” and more bureaucracy, hence larger government expenditure.

...

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To the Edge of the Earth

02 April 2014

Dear Canta,

People at this university seem to have as much common sense as Colin Craig, who has one major policy that involves sending an exploration group to find the edge of the earth.

I have watched for the last few weeks in class how people fill up lecture theatres (and I am sure this is not the only class where muppets do this) what drives me nuts is when dipshits sit on the edge of...

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