Macncheese

Mac & Cheese

Cooking 4 StudentsCongratulations, you have survived yet another week fighting of starvation, alcohol poisoning and the sea of work you are struggling to keep your head above. While I wrestle with the perils of finishing my thesis (I truly am attempting to take the longest time humanely possible to write the damn thing) it occurred… Read more »

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Book: Unbroken

Unbroken by Laura HillenbrandUnbroken by Laura Hillenbrand Kelsie Morland This non-fiction book was released in 2010, but was only just picked up and adapted into a feature film by none other than Angelina Jolie-Pitt last year. Taking the cinemas by storm, the acclaimed novel is finally getting the recognition it deserves.   This book follows… Read more »

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Left vs Right: Education Amendment Act 2015

The Issue: The Education Amendment Act 2015 recently passed parliament. The act aims to create a new professional teaching body with a reworked composition of government and educators. LeftAs part of their ongoing march through the institutions, the government has passed the Education Amendment Bill. The main focus of this bill is to establish a… Read more »

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Music: Lost in the Dream

Lost in the Dream by The War on DrugsBy Hp The War on Drugs’ third and critically acclaimed album, Lost in the Dream, is a middle distance runner. It’s a combination of precision moments and acutely accurate decisions that appear to be nothing but fluid motion. The steady rhythms, strategic peaks, and troughs, have led… Read more »

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More than Chlamydia

Hamilton has a diverse array of human beings. Emma’s still going to fit them into stereotypes though.Emma Nygard “So how do you know if somebody lifts? Don’t worry they’ll tell you.” When people think of Hamilton, they often associate it with its legacy of being the Chlamydia Capital (an unfair legacy as the prize actually… Read more »

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App: Google Fit

Google FitMelissa Stevens This is for all my android brother and sisters. You have probably noticed that random colourful heart shaped Android app that appeared on your phone a couple of months ago. This is Google fit: Google’s fitness monitor. Google Fit is an app that passively tracks your daily fitness; be it walking, cycling… Read more »

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Film: A Little Chaos

A Little ChaosRichard Swainson It’s easy to see what attracted Alan Rickman to this project. Aside from giving him a plum role as the 17th century French monarch Louis XIV, as director Rickman gets to play in the celebrated palace—and gardens—of Versailles. Starring Kate Winslet and featuring such veterans as Stanley Tucci, Pride & Prejudice’s… Read more »

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Hamilton’s Somewhat Undocumented History

  AS TOLD BY CUTE H-TOWN COUPLE OVER CUP OF TEASamantha Brill   “Here I sit, broken hearted, paid a penny and only farted.”   This joke was delivered to me by an old woman, with her husband chipping in when she could no longer continue. Though I am quite certain she is in the… Read more »

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Auteur: Lay Lines

Auteur House Presents… “Lay Lines”Richard Swainson Gossip—the when and the where of the who slept with who—is as useful a way of conceiving cinema history as any other. In the following seven decade overview, a star of each movie had carnal relations with a cast member from the previous title. Auteur House stocks—and recommends—all films… Read more »

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Food: Yako

Yako’s Cafe and RestaurantCaitlin Orton After struggling to find the perfect restaurant on four very hungry stomachs, I finally took three of my friends to Yako’s Cafe and Restaurant, Victoria Street. I’ve had Mediterranean food before so I was expecting things to be pretty spot on. I’m not going to lie though, this was a… Read more »

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  • Macncheese

    Mac & Cheese

    Cooking 4 StudentsCongratulations, you have survived yet another week fighting of starvation, alcohol poisoning and the sea of work you are struggling to keep your head above. While I wrestle with the perils of finishing my thesis (I truly am attempting to take the longest time humanely possible to write the damn thing) it occurred… Read more »

  • UNBROKEN-Cover-Stimulated-Boredom

    Book: Unbroken

    Unbroken by Laura HillenbrandUnbroken by Laura Hillenbrand Kelsie Morland This non-fiction book was released in 2010, but was only just picked up and adapted into a feature film by none other than Angelina Jolie-Pitt last year. Taking the cinemas by storm, the acclaimed novel is finally getting the recognition it deserves.   This book follows… Read more »

  • 11068223_10153617592068362_553534958_o

    Left vs Right: Education Amendment Act 2015

    The Issue: The Education Amendment Act 2015 recently passed parliament. The act aims to create a new professional teaching body with a reworked composition of government and educators. LeftAs part of their ongoing march through the institutions, the government has passed the Education Amendment Bill. The main focus of this bill is to establish a… Read more »

  • wodlp3.11298covertext

    Music: Lost in the Dream

    Lost in the Dream by The War on DrugsBy Hp The War on Drugs’ third and critically acclaimed album, Lost in the Dream, is a middle distance runner. It’s a combination of precision moments and acutely accurate decisions that appear to be nothing but fluid motion. The steady rhythms, strategic peaks, and troughs, have led… Read more »

  • issue4-edit

    More than Chlamydia

    Hamilton has a diverse array of human beings. Emma’s still going to fit them into stereotypes though.Emma Nygard “So how do you know if somebody lifts? Don’t worry they’ll tell you.” When people think of Hamilton, they often associate it with its legacy of being the Chlamydia Capital (an unfair legacy as the prize actually… Read more »

  • Google_Fit

    App: Google Fit

    Google FitMelissa Stevens This is for all my android brother and sisters. You have probably noticed that random colourful heart shaped Android app that appeared on your phone a couple of months ago. This is Google fit: Google’s fitness monitor. Google Fit is an app that passively tracks your daily fitness; be it walking, cycling… Read more »

  • _D3S6544.NEF

    Film: A Little Chaos

    A Little ChaosRichard Swainson It’s easy to see what attracted Alan Rickman to this project. Aside from giving him a plum role as the 17th century French monarch Louis XIV, as director Rickman gets to play in the celebrated palace—and gardens—of Versailles. Starring Kate Winslet and featuring such veterans as Stanley Tucci, Pride & Prejudice’s… Read more »

  • Revised Feature

    Hamilton’s Somewhat Undocumented History

      AS TOLD BY CUTE H-TOWN COUPLE OVER CUP OF TEASamantha Brill   “Here I sit, broken hearted, paid a penny and only farted.”   This joke was delivered to me by an old woman, with her husband chipping in when she could no longer continue. Though I am quite certain she is in the… Read more »

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    Auteur: Lay Lines

    Auteur House Presents… “Lay Lines”Richard Swainson Gossip—the when and the where of the who slept with who—is as useful a way of conceiving cinema history as any other. In the following seven decade overview, a star of each movie had carnal relations with a cast member from the previous title. Auteur House stocks—and recommends—all films… Read more »

  • yako

    Food: Yako

    Yako’s Cafe and RestaurantCaitlin Orton After struggling to find the perfect restaurant on four very hungry stomachs, I finally took three of my friends to Yako’s Cafe and Restaurant, Victoria Street. I’ve had Mediterranean food before so I was expecting things to be pretty spot on. I’m not going to lie though, this was a… Read more »

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    Editoral: Issue 4

    Potato CodBeing a teenager in Hamilton, I always thought I had it bad. Hanging out at the Kmart car park or Garden Place was nothing compared to hanging out out at, say, the Eiffel Tower or NYC (clichéd, I know). I wanted to live in a proper city, one that was constantly buzzing and full… Read more »

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    Film: Chappie

    ChappieJared Wooldridge A couple of weeks ago, Neill Blomkamp was announced as the director of the next Alien movie. If this news had come after the release of District 9, I would have been excited. Even after Elysium, I would have been hopeful. But now, with Blomkamp’s new film Chappie, the law of diminishing returns… Read more »

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    Green and Obscene or Absolutely Fucking Serene?!

    In defence of a half decent city with a doubly decent river. Casey explores what makes Hamilton not shit.Casey Dunstan “…we need to expand and develop until we are big enough to rub wieners with Auckland…” The year is 2K13 and I am setting sail to an exciting new land. The sea is State Highway… Read more »

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    News: Franken-penis

    Franken-PenisChris Kader Yousef From the country that brought you heart transplants, a 21 year old man in South Africa is the recipient of the first successful penis transplant. Having had his penis reduced to a mere 1 cm nub by a botched circumcision as part of the Xhosa ritual known as ukwaluka, the patient is… Read more »

  • Blind Date: The one with the Dad

    XXThe Ladies Experience With no plans for St Patricks day and nothing exciting organised for dinner, when a friend tried to rope me in to the Nexus blind date, it didn’t take much to convince me. Who am I to say no to free dinner, drinks and possibly a future husband? I dressed in green,… Read more »