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Vice President Joe Biden enjoys an ice cream cone after a campaign rally for Oregon U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley in Portland, Ore., Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014.  Biden was in Portland campaigning for Merkley who is being challenged by Republican Monica Wehby.(AP Photo/Don Ryan)

Representation: We All Have Our Vices

by Waikato Students' Union | May 6, 2015 | Representation

A vice is a behaviour, habit, or practice that is generally considered to be bad or a moral weakness. I know this sounds quite limited but vices can pretty much be anything – partly because no matter what you do there is bound to be someone who disapproves. Things like sugar may be considered by […]

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Clubs Grants Awarded

by Waikato Students' Union | April 20, 2015 | Clubs

This year the WSU will conduct three funding rounds for our Clubs and Societies Network. The first of which has just concluded. Clubs were encouraged to apply for funding for a wide range of purposes including the purchasing of new materials, support for activities and events and developing specific resources. A massive number of applications were […]

President’s Column: WE WANT YOU

by Waikato Students' Union | April 20, 2015 | Representation, Uncategorized

Part 1: WE WANT YOU! Do you have a passion for student culture, a drive to help others, and a lack of shame that would astound the general public? If so, boy, do we have the job for you. The Waikato Students’ Union is on the lookout for two new directors to fill vacancies on […]

Club Spotlight: Feminists @ Waikato

by Waikato Students' Union | April 17, 2015 | Clubs

Feminists @ Waikato   Who are you and what do you want? Feminists @ Waikato is a group that came together late 2014 to fill an on campus void for feminist social action. The only guideline to entry is that you must believe in gender equality. That’s it! We’re a friendly bunch of students from […]

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President’s Column: The Hangover Edition

by Waikato Students' Union | March 9, 2015 | Representation

The Hangover EditionShannon Stewart You are suddenly confronted with the week AFTER O-Week — commonly referred to as Oh-What-the-Fuck-Have-I-Done Week. It’s Monday the 9th of March. The sun is in the sky and a gentle breeze is blowing. You look at your watch and realize that you have somehow managed to drag yourself out of […]

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President’s Column: Help me Help you

by Waikato Students' Union | March 14, 2015 | Representation

Help Me Help YouShannon Stewart On the 12th of February 2015 the Education Amendment Bill (no. 2) was given the Royal Assent and subsequently passed into law. This Act, amongst other things, made far-reaching changes to University governance removing mandatory student representation and reducing council sizes from 16-24 members to 8-12. I’m not going to be […]

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