Ah summer break. How amazing not having to race off to class grabbing whatever is closest that's edible, whether it be last night’s maccas fries or the sandwich that’s been in your bag for a few days.
Time for some tech talk. Universal tech talk. You know, things everyone can understand.
It’s easy to disregard Noah Cyrus as a serious musician in the shadow of her sister Miley Cyrus, but this EP shows that she is an artist in her own right with a unique sound.
Chef’s Table is the greatest foodie show I have ever seen. And I love food.
A thriller with a rom-com feel – A Simple Favor is an intriguing mix I hadn’t come across before.
Fan of The Walking Dead? Well this recipe is for you!
That’s a wrap! I cannot believe how fast this year has gone - I know that’s what everyone says but it’s true.
I want to thank everyone that has been getting involved with ASA for the year, it’s been so cool to see everyone at our various events, training and meetings, so thanks!
Hopefully you’re all powering through to the end of the semester without any super rough times.
Kia ora guys, welcome to the last issue of Pinch of Politics for 2018. This year I have explored scandals, government happenings, and exactly how much of a mess David Seymour looked in sequins.
For the last issue of Massive of the year I thought we’d do something a little different. Rather than talk about sports controversies, let’s look at the different breeds of sport supporters.
Seeing as the end of my degree is approaching faster than Tussock can fuck up an already overpriced coffee, I decided there was only one thing that warranted my final review.
What happens after we die? Google vs God weigh in with their thoughts
For our twelfth and final literary rendezvous, I decided to finally read Wellingtonian Elizabeth Knox’s The Vintner’s Luck, a book I’ve been intending to read for quite some time.
Let’s talk dating yea? Because boo I tell you this has got me good this year. More so recently more than ever to the point that I am officially off men.
It is about time that we crack the whip and talk about what really matters... business. Business fuels the economy.
There is a lot of talent coming out of Scandinavian countries. Sigrid, Tove Styrke and Aurora to name a few, but it seems that people aren’t aware of the band Highasakite from Norway.
I was a little late to the party on this show – but I wouldn’t have appreciated the beauty of it before I came to university.
A mash up of the Hollywood rom-com and the Chinese soap opera, Crazy Rich Asians was a heart-warming watch.
Nothing beats the combination of a crispy bun and slow-cooked, incredibly tender pork, marinated in a sauce that tastes like a summer barbecue – without the summer barbecue.
Elections are now on! It’s awesome that we have the opportunity to vote for who represents us to the big wigs on campus.
We only have a few weeks until exam season hits us but don’t worry, things aren’t all bad cause have some exciting stuff on the way!
Hi everyone, with only six weeks of classes left it’s important to look after yourselves.
It’s been a rough couple of weeks for our Labour-led government with dismissals of staff, clashes within the coalition, and tens of thousands of dollars being splashed out for a return flight.
For so long it’s been argued men are naturally stronger, faster, and more agile than women. But with the blurring of this male/female binary, competing in sports has become more complex.
Why do we have apps like Uber Eats? To do shit for us when we are too run down to do it ourselves.
Do aliens really exist? Is it just a conspiracy or was God feeling creative after the seven days of our creation?
The hardest kind of book to talk about, I think, is one that you liked but didn’t necessarily love. That’s what Sue Monk Kidd’s The Secret Life of Bees is to me.
I thought I’d attempt to listen to Ariana Grande’s album Sweetener. I wondered if it would be too sickly and mainstream, but I actually… liked it.
Hands down the best film I have seen all year. I’m predicting it will remain that way too.
Playing up yea? Is it completely normal in today’s dating that we automatically play up without intending on it? Do we now live in a world where we look at dating as something disposable?
As we near the end of the year, we all need a bit of a pick-me-up to get us through hand-ins and exams. My suggestion is chocolate peanut butter-stuffed cookies.
I hope you all had a mint break and got some much needed rest in amongst working and catching up with family and friends.
I hope you all had a great break (or at least some sort of break) and that you’re ready to smash out the rest of semester.
Hey, I’m Nga and I have the pleasure of being your prez for the rest of 2018.
In an unexpected turn of events Phil Twyford, current Housing Minister, has put forward a proposal to change, abolish, and reform a “suite of rental law changes”.
The sporting world and the religious world seem pretty separate. You may not know NBA star Steven Curry is christian, or that golfer Tiger Woods is Buddhist, because it doesn’t affect their careers.
This week we will be reviewing some of the latest health trends, as well as exploring the well-being scene — how fun-tastic.
Wish is a mobile shopping app that boasts some of the most incredibly useless junk I’ve ever had the privilege of wasting money on.
When is the right time to have 'the talk'? Google vs God discuss.
I wanted The Cuckoo's Calling to be good. The actual mystery is intriguing and following the clues is always fun. But Rowling’s style, in the context of adult fiction, just isn’t for me.
Let's talk anal. The thing I’ve noticed... anal sex has become a whole lot more popular in the last few years.
The National Party has historically been regarded as relatively conservative and in turn, against any drug reform. However, it seems the National Party may be undergoing some radical changes.
Somehow this year has flown by, and very soon it will be time for me to hand the Presidential role onto someone new - that someone could be you.
It was sick to see you all over the first few weeks of semester at our O-Week activities and AGM.
I’m moving on from MUSA to begin work advocating for tenants and renters right throughout the Manawatū.
Celebrities and musicians are great, aren't they? Nothing like a good ole' fashioned bunch of drug-addled advocates of rock and roll influencing the young minds of today, right?
To smoke or not to smoke, that is the question. Google vs God talk marijuana.
Should we bend the rules and keep our players in local teams, or should they stick to protocol and watch their stars put on a different uniform?
I feel it’s my duty to state, right here and now, that The Magicians is not, in fact, Harry Potter feat. sex, swearing, and alcohol.
Just this once, I was going to try something easy. How bad could sleep and meditation apps be?
This warm simple salad utilises in-season vegetables and is sure to keep away the winter blues.
I’m not sure how I first heard about Australian indie-pop artist Emma Louise, but I fell in love with her song Underflowon her album Supercry in 2016.
A show that says hey look girls can do everything guys can do, even lead lives of crime! Yay girl power!
Here we go again is an apt name for the film - I actually liked the first one, but this sequel was pretty embarrassing.
I cried. I laughed. I cringed. I groaned. I yawned. Ideal Home had it all – from boredom to excitement to a feature-length advertisement for Taco Bell.
Love Island UK is probably one of the lowest lows of reality television I have ever witnessed.
This warm salad is super easy to throw together and provides you with a decent amount of fibre, protein and carbohydrates to keep you going throughout the day.
We very rarely place an emphasis on the female orgasm. Why is this? Are woman’s vaginas not as important?
It may be the end of The Opportunities Party, but hopefully it isn’t the end of idealistic policies, because those are the hard conversations we need to have.
I hope you’ve settled in well for semester two and enjoyed the Orientation Week activities we had planned for you.
One Semester down. No matter what the grades or how far you have to go, congratulations. For new students, welcome on board.
Two min noodles, bloody thin toilet paper, procrastination, cheap wine… who needs to go back on holiday when you’ve got this on the daily.
When you think of Olympic athletes you probably don’t picture gamers.
Chelsea Jade, a pop artist from New Zealand, has just released her debut album Personal Best after releasing a slew of singles.
Mr Go's sits on Taranaki Street in Wellington and proves if you’re ever unsure about something, the answer is always give it a Go.
To keep, or not to keep. That is the question Google vs God tackles in its second volume for 2018.
Sherman Alexie’s memoir, You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me, is a quilt of personal essays and poems and pages are filled with grief.
History is much more than a boring subject taught by a smelly school teacher from the Stone Age. The New News is excited to bring you some of the most important anecdotes and concepts from history.
On a blustery Wellington night, I attended the preview session of Songs For Nobodies at Circa Theatre.The production could be described as a remarkable 90 minute one-woman play with music.
Two students, both alike in career vision and identity, but from opposing upbringings and households, discuss certain topics from both perspectives, ‘Google vs God’.
It has been five years since the indie-rock band Vampire Weekend's last album Modern Vampires of The City, and it seems that they will finally release a new album sometime soon.
The latest installation of the epic Jurassic Park films is a ‘let’s get the gang back together’ blockbuster valiantly trying to wring another round of cash from modern audiences.
The Staircase fulfils the needs of those who crave murder mysteries and courtroom dramas akin to The People v. O.J. Simpson and Making a Murderer.
Every time I travel home during the break, I make it a point to indulge in the foods from my all-time favourite Indian restaurant, Namaskar.
Welcome (back) to semester two everyone. I’m stoked to let you know you’ve only got 136 days until the end of the year.
Welcome back to semester two, I hope you’re all well rested from your hand-ins and exams last semester.
One Semester down. No matter what the grades or how far you have to go, congratulations. For new students, welcome on board.
Everyone reading this will know at least one person who lives the vegan lifestyle. For this issue, On the Line talks to vegan athletes.
Love right? I mean two people or in some cases more, find each other and spend the rest of their life together. How great right?
The New News has condensed everything you need to know about the sporting year into one succinct, and entirely accurate article.
So, let’s talk sex and the dos and don’ts. I feel like so many guys I’ve got with don’t quite understand what’s acceptable and what's just plain fucking weird.
Janelle Monae has just released her third studio album titled Dirty Computer, an incredibly empowering and colourful album with some deeply personal songs.
3% deserves much more recognition than it gets. I discovered it myself one lonely, wet Netflix night and binged the whole first season in a day.
Pretty average film. Not worth the hype. Another identical coin minted from the Marvel coin press. Me? I wasn’t impressed.
You made it! Semester one is starting to wrap up now and I hope you're all happy with how it went.
With exams starting to loom closer, keep on giving it heaps.
The 2018 Budget was recently announced and it wasn't a big win for everyone.
Gender-equality in sports. It’s obvious we don’t yet have it otherwise it wouldn’t pop up on our newsfeed all the time.
The Room - a brilliant masterpiece, a milestone in the history of cinema, the finest, most succulent film ever produced.
The Hate U Give follows sixteen-year-old Starr Carter who lives in the hood surrounded by poverty and gang violence but goes to school in the burbs surrounded by rich white kids.
Does size matter? I find myself and my friends always asking this question.
The soundtrack for the coming-of-age film Call Me By Your Name is 17 tracks of original works by various artists.
While watching A Quiet Place, it occurred to me that most cinemagoers would not survive an hour in silence, myself included.
Lost in Space starts off slow, but if you get past the first episode you’ll find a great tale of a family facing unimaginable hardships together and succeeding.
It’s been pretty intense over the past couple of weeks with loads of assignments, doesn't help the weather is not making up its mind.