I figured a perfectly fitting last hurrah would be a review for a show I just finished my 10th-ish rewatch of: Community.
Is this the year of generic premises in film being done surprisingly well? First it was Booksmart, then it was Long Shot, and now we have Haunt: a generic yet pretty great horror movie.
My brother,Tall as a tōtara. Graduation cap and korowai carried by harbour wide shoulders.
Hold my laugh in a glass jar on your bedside. Keep my spirit in an old mint tin, let me rattle around with ash and ash.
How do you summarise a year of so many brand new experiences? So many highs and lows... I turn 28 next week and in my time before this role I’ve not experienced anything like my time in MUSA.
At the moment we’re riding the wave of last week’s climate strike. It feels damn empowering to be surrounded by that many people, standing united facing the issue of our generation.
Yes, we know we’re taking the theme of this issue a bit too far now. But you can’t deny that ‘Spooky’ by Dusty Springfield still slaps.
Massive’s in-house astrologist reveals your spooky fate.
I don’t care that this isn’t America and you have an assignment due. Make your candied apples and be spooky, it’s Halloween.
There’s nothing like edible glitter to instantly turn any average cocktail into a Halloween themed drop!
On a happy side note, the election results are in and you have your new ASA 2020 Executives!
School’s Strike for Climate, National Thursday’s in Black Day: If we tackle these issues together they don’t seem so hard to overcome – don’t you think?
So, if you have an idea you want to create then talk to someone about it. Talk about it loudly and often until someone hears you and says “Yes! I can help you with that”
We are right in the middle of voting for the 2020 Executives. Go onto our website and VOTE!
Your travel plans sorted.
We literally Googled ‘Bloody Mary recipe that isn’t gross’ and went from there, so appreciate our good work and drink up.
Are you sick of your roast potatoes coming out of the oven sad and soggy? Do you yearn for a crispy skin and pillowy inside? Then read on.
Getting past the strange album title and the even stranger album art, the only strange thing about the actual music on this album is the fact that it’s being completely ignored by the mainstream.
The album mixes her previous eras into one; pop, country and whatever reputation was all combined, on paper giving everyone what they want. Unfortunately, I don’t think that worked out.
Finally, an issue dedicated to my expertise. I have been waiting for my moment to shine and now it has arrived. Let’s do it.
"You’re a great actor too Is it true, or have you told yourself that?"
Our mission is to fight for a barrier free education for all! We want to tear down anything that would stop you from accessing education and getting the most out of your tertiary experience.
If I’m being brutally honest, ‘communication’ sounds like a nothing degree, a cop out course. But as it turns out, it’s like eight different things, and they’re mostly really fascinating.
You want to get amongst? You want to do that thing you were going to do at the start of the year but haven’t done it? Go, fight, WIN!
I hope you’re all doing well, I really do. Reach out to friends if you’re not okay; with mid-semester break past crunch time is coming and we all need support networks.
Welcome back and hope you have a great 6 more weeks of studying before exams and we will be freeee!
Your fortnightly questionable predictions.
A hearty vege pasta dish (family recipe perfected) to add to those cozier nights in
Imagine your Swedish exchange student friend invites you overseas to his home village to witness a festival that happens every 90 years. Would you go?
TWIOAT is New Zealand’s secret unappreciated gem that is thriving overseas but not so much in their own country. New Zealanders should be supporting New Zealand content!
Us tertiary trawlers can be sorted into two categories; students who know how to do food, and students who don’t.
"The whole world goes blurry except for that one spot"
We are now in a terrible place that I had hoped we wouldn’t have to deal with in my time as Massive’s political reporter: there is no more politics.
The Cricket World Cup final was bad for our health, both mentally and physically.
Fleabag has seemingly come out of nowhere and into everyone’s hearts; rightfully so too, it’s incredible.
The movie really captures the essence of what it’s like to grow up.
It has been a massive couple of weeks at Ihumātao (with updates still coming in). Most noticeably, Jacinda Ardern has remained relatively silent, actively attempting to avoid questions regarding it.
A hodge-podge amalgamation,Of old, famiglia and nieuw.
In your pursuit of the rat race Your broken clocks are correct twice a day
an (annotated) laundry list,of numbered points,arranged via priority.
The somewhat sad reality for university students and our bright young minds is that many of us spend our lives in front of screens, watching all kinds of trashy TV shows.
I definitely think if you have any interest in community, people or helping others then look into running for next year’s executive.
There’s a certain pressure to being handed the office AUX cord. You must dance the thin line of playing spicy tunes, but not spicy enough that it will distract everyone from their work.
What Occupation You Best Fit Based on Your Sun Sign
Share with your equally browbeaten, exhausted peers.
In the spirit of the ‘Work’ issue, we know how hard it is to find time to cook between balancing a part-time job, full-time study, exercise, internships, sports and a social life.
It was great to see our students engaging with the electoral commission and enrolling to do our part of being a voter for the upcoming local body elections!
Classes will start getting busier but don’t forget that ASA and other student services are here for you.
A couple of months ago I decided to run for city council here in Palmy. A couple of days ago I decided not to do that anymore.
I hope you all enjoyed Re O’Week and are having fun getting amongst all the bits and bobs happening here on our campus.
As the name suggests, fight off your winter cold while simultaneously getting on the sauce.
Because who doesn’t love combining two of their favourite comfort meals into one hot, gluttonous feast?
On the surface, the show is just two guys being idiots to other comedians and celebrities, but the deeper level is it is a satire of the entertainment world and podcasting as a whole.
Don’t be fooled; there are many more categories of student in this weirdly competitive place of learning.
Performance art is inherently dramatised. It is ingenuine. It is acting. It is; performance.
Sometimes politics is this massive debacle with life and country-changing actions and decisions being made that everyone knows about and has opinions on.
These songs will lick your earlobe, take you by the hand and lead you straight to the bedroom.
I vividly remember when I first started dating my boyfriend. Everything was rainbows and sunshine, 24/7 texts and sleepovers every night.And then, the inevitable happened.
It feels unnatural to be disappointed in losing to a great footballing nation such as Colombia, considering New Zealand is, and always has been, underdogs on the World Cup stage.
"You watched me disappear into the underground And you missed your train to do so"
"you were a solar eclipse but in a line of no light"
To the new students here, welcome to Massey! My name is Mei and I am your student president from the Albany Students’ Association.
To all the undergrad readers, welcome back for semester two! To the postgrads, staff and researchers, welcome back to another week on the grind!
Welcome back! I hope you've all enjoyed your mid year break and feel ready to smash out another semester, I can't believe how the quick the year has gone.
If you’re operating on three brain cells and one nostril this flu season, this is the best way to put yourself out of your misery.
This dish is best served at a boujee girls’ brunch where everyone is passively aggressively trying to outdo each other.
Here we are; Carly Rae Jepsen has released an incredible pop album and I cannot believe that no one is talking about it.
Godzilla King of the Monsters is big, nonsensical and dumb and I wouldn’t want it any other way.
Have a little sniff at what dog best represents you.
Now, after many excruciating months, the best time of year has arrived.
Recently, I managed to contract a viral infection called shingles.
We have made it to the most joyful of seasons, where every evening is spent either desperately clinging to a hot water bottle or downing the seventh cup of tea.
Recently, I managed to contract a viral infection called shingles.
"Named so for being scarily accurate… or just really bad. Jury’s still out.”
Luckily for us, the Massive drugs issue coincided with the announcement of the basic details around a bill related to a massive drugs issue. Well, not that massive, but I liked the wordplay.
So, after many requests for this column I finally thought fuck it, let’s do this… Can you fall for your lecturer?
You know when you really, really need to pee, but by some magic, you manage to hold it in just in time to pull up to the closest gas station or pop a squat behind a port-a-loo at a music festival?
Frankie (little f’er, frankini, frankfurter) is a 2 year old Cavalier King Charles puppercino.
Of course, this is a never-ending phenomena of our obsessive, fandom-based generation, but it seems like hype levels have really peaked as of late.
Pretty much by this time in the year we knew this flatmate was fucking insane. Her flat cooking was disgusting. She made dubsmash videos on Instagram. She was an oddball.
“Named so for being scarily accurate… or just really bad. Jury’s still out.”
I was one of the lucky 10,000 people who scored tickets to Billie Eilish at Spark Arena. $77 and 7 days later, we were sitting in our C-class seats, surrounded by way too many thirteen year olds.
Get shitfaced in an environmentally friendly way by ditching the boxes, bottles and cans this week!
We’re going vegan this week, but in a sweet, chocolatey way that won’t have you shitting undigested seed husks or dreaming about cow pus.
Coincidently, this issue is all about the environment, which means that I actually DO get to use the rant I worked on about the climate change protests in March that I teased last week.
This victory does not only reflect a milestone in Adesanya’s personal career, however, it also reflects the rise in Kiwis making a mark on MMA – the fastest growing sport in the United States.
So, who has those rights you may ask? No-one, boo - unless I say so. I don’t know what it is, but lately ya sis has been really feeling herself and just not taking no shit.
The new buzzword in the world of sex. All your friends are doing it. Or talking about doing it. Or maybe avoiding it altogether because the idea makes them want to run for the hills, and then some.
Popcorn is an Angora Rabbit (named after his white fur), with an attitude deserving of the nickname Thumper. He won’t hesitate to thump at you if he’s upset or you touch his carrots.
For this week’s Negative Nancy, there are plenty of fish in the sea of things to complain about (unlike the depleted real life population).
The warning signs were there that my flatmate was batshit crazy - she’d only been eating potatoes for over a month. Not even as french fries or baked or salted - just plain boiled potatoes.
When the promise of a handsome stranger and a hearty bar tab at Southern Cross was on the table, how could I say no?
Winter is coming and it is important to look after yourselves and to stay warm and dry.
I’m all about social improvement. Fix what doesn’t work or improve what does; the more things I get given to focus on, the more positive change I can push for.
That small taste of relaxation will hopefully get you through the last few weeks which will go quick - trust me!
Good news, vegetarian readers! Here’s a gastronomic delight to win over the most carnivorous of your flatmates. Wow them with a taste of Mexico and a side of flatulence.