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Welcome Kids

Students of the University of Waikato – Welcome to 2015. Let this be the year when you finally pass that paper, speak to that cute girl across from you in the library or manage to hold down more than three bottles of that dirty river water we call Waikato Draught without throwing up a little… Read more »

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Sports: Southee Riding Wave Of Form

It can be said whenever there is a major sporting event; some thrive when it’s their turn in the spotlight, and others can’t handle the pressure. It has become clear the Black Caps fast bowler Tim Southee quite obviously thrives on such occasions. Being the Black Caps’ leading wicket taker at the 2011 ICC Cricket… Read more »

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News: Venezuela at a Loss from Sudden Decreasing Oil Prices

Venezuela at a Loss from Sudden Decreasing Oil Prices Alyssa Witte        Venezuelan politicians attend to a mass public outcry. Throughout grocery stores across Caracas there have been riots, Venezuela is suing a grocery chain, as the establishments remain empty. I am sure the drop in petrol prices have made a considerable impression on us… Read more »

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LvR: Troop Deployment

Left When asked about things like how long New Zealand troops might stay in Iraq, John Key exploded that the opposition should “get some guts!” Questioning the rationality of military action, or even just asking for a few crucial details is shouted down as cowardice. By the way, the answer to that question was ‘two… Read more »

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Cooking for Students: Eggs Benedict

And it’s that time of year again… O-Week. The start of your Uni lives for some of you greenhorns. Love it or hate it, it’s almost a rite of passage into the big bad world of Uni. Pull those big boy/girl pants up, get loose and have a good time. My job is to make… Read more »

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The Single Life: You’re Never Alone in O-Week

If there is one consolation prize for being excruciatingly alone on Valentines Day it is the infamous STI fest that is being single during O-Week! One of the few times during the year that the culprits of emo Facebook statuses about unrequited crushes and just general gloom seem to disappear entirely, everybody is out for… Read more »

Steve Irwin

Travel: Crocs and Cocktails

I swore to myself that once I finished my thesis I’d go on holiday. Somewhere big: Japan, Scotland, Canada, Hawaii… but after a bank balance reality check (it takes a while to recover from the bone-crushing poverty of post-grad study) I realised that luckily, the place I really wanted to go was just across the… Read more »

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Fashion: O-Week Dressing for Clueless First Years

A Fashionable Lifestyle   Don’t know what to wear for this O-Week? Don’t fret, instead use this handy guide to get that desirable sexually active look.   Guys We’re going to start from the top up. Nothing says ‘under the diamond-lit sky I will embrace your body better than a womb to an embryo’ than… Read more »

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Film Review: The Interview

The Interview   Here it is, The Interview, the movie that sparked so much controversy and threats of terrorist violence. After watching it, I cannot really see what all the fuss was about. Sure, it is funny, but in the end the movie really is not worth the storm it kicked up.   For those… Read more »

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Book Review: All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven

All The Bright Places is THE summer novel to read. The recently released book is classified as ‘teen fiction’ but don’t let this put you off. This already best-selling story delves into the hard hitting subjects of depression, suicide and grief. The two main character Violet and Finch first meet on the ledge of the… Read more »

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    Welcome Kids

    Students of the University of Waikato – Welcome to 2015. Let this be the year when you finally pass that paper, speak to that cute girl across from you in the library or manage to hold down more than three bottles of that dirty river water we call Waikato Draught without throwing up a little… Read more »

  • Tim_Southee-1200

    Sports: Southee Riding Wave Of Form

    It can be said whenever there is a major sporting event; some thrive when it’s their turn in the spotlight, and others can’t handle the pressure. It has become clear the Black Caps fast bowler Tim Southee quite obviously thrives on such occasions. Being the Black Caps’ leading wicket taker at the 2011 ICC Cricket… Read more »

  • EdauKiL

    News: Venezuela at a Loss from Sudden Decreasing Oil Prices

    Venezuela at a Loss from Sudden Decreasing Oil Prices Alyssa Witte        Venezuelan politicians attend to a mass public outcry. Throughout grocery stores across Caracas there have been riots, Venezuela is suing a grocery chain, as the establishments remain empty. I am sure the drop in petrol prices have made a considerable impression on us… Read more »

  • taqt2_09

    LvR: Troop Deployment

    Left When asked about things like how long New Zealand troops might stay in Iraq, John Key exploded that the opposition should “get some guts!” Questioning the rationality of military action, or even just asking for a few crucial details is shouted down as cowardice. By the way, the answer to that question was ‘two… Read more »

  • food eggs benedict

    Cooking for Students: Eggs Benedict

    And it’s that time of year again… O-Week. The start of your Uni lives for some of you greenhorns. Love it or hate it, it’s almost a rite of passage into the big bad world of Uni. Pull those big boy/girl pants up, get loose and have a good time. My job is to make… Read more »

  • never alone

    The Single Life: You’re Never Alone in O-Week

    If there is one consolation prize for being excruciatingly alone on Valentines Day it is the infamous STI fest that is being single during O-Week! One of the few times during the year that the culprits of emo Facebook statuses about unrequited crushes and just general gloom seem to disappear entirely, everybody is out for… Read more »

  • Steve Irwin

    Travel: Crocs and Cocktails

    I swore to myself that once I finished my thesis I’d go on holiday. Somewhere big: Japan, Scotland, Canada, Hawaii… but after a bank balance reality check (it takes a while to recover from the bone-crushing poverty of post-grad study) I realised that luckily, the place I really wanted to go was just across the… Read more »

  • fashion

    Fashion: O-Week Dressing for Clueless First Years

    A Fashionable Lifestyle   Don’t know what to wear for this O-Week? Don’t fret, instead use this handy guide to get that desirable sexually active look.   Guys We’re going to start from the top up. Nothing says ‘under the diamond-lit sky I will embrace your body better than a womb to an embryo’ than… Read more »

  • theinterview

    Film Review: The Interview

    The Interview   Here it is, The Interview, the movie that sparked so much controversy and threats of terrorist violence. After watching it, I cannot really see what all the fuss was about. Sure, it is funny, but in the end the movie really is not worth the storm it kicked up.   For those… Read more »

  • All-the-Bright-Places-jkt

    Book Review: All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven

    All The Bright Places is THE summer novel to read. The recently released book is classified as ‘teen fiction’ but don’t let this put you off. This already best-selling story delves into the hard hitting subjects of depression, suicide and grief. The two main character Violet and Finch first meet on the ledge of the… Read more »

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    Cafe Review: Onyx Cafe & Bar

      Bus ticket to Cambridge, $2.40 Time spent getting there, 30 minutes Meal at Onyx Cafe & Bar, priceless. Or… fifty-five dollars split between two to be exact. But who’s counting? Oh right, all the stingy students waiting for their course related costs to come in. Forget the packed restaurants on the main road of… Read more »

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    Book Review: Not that Kind of Girl by Lena Dunham

    Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She’s “Learned” by Lena Dunham   Whether you think Lena Dunham is a selfish and insensitive white girl riding on a train of nepotism and entitlement, or a feminist godsend escaping out of patriarchal shackles to encourage women to love their quirks and thighs…. Read more »

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    Horoscopes – week of 2 March 2015

    Aries (March 21 – April 19) Jupiter, Mars and Venus are in perfect alignment. What does this mean? We have no idea we have been too busy  pre-loading at house parties and setting couches on fire to care about the stars. Ask us next week when reality sets in. Taurus (April 20 – May 20)… Read more »

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    #ORI2015 There’s No Place Like Home – Hunter Martoncik

    Before I came over from The Homeland, they told me that New Zealanders’ party like no other. That was coming from a girl at the number one party school in the United States. She wasn’t wrong, however she should have said Hamiltonians party like no other. Auckland may have O-Week club themed nights for two… Read more »

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    Better Safe Than Sorry – Grace Archer

    With #ORI2015 upon us it is expected that students -old and new- will welcome in the new uni year with great amounts of revelry and well-mannered stupidity, before settling down into a semester of hard work. There has been many great activities during O-Week run both by the Waikato Students’ Union and outside businesses. O-Week… Read more »