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Salient. An Organ of Student Opinion at Victoria College, Wellington, N.Z. Vol 6, No. 6. May 26, 1943



. . . This must be about the fifteenth "Extrav" that I've seen, though it would be little short of impudence to call this an "Extrav." Nowhere at any time have I seen an exhibition in more thorough-going bad taste. In past years Victoria College students have reserved their sallies for Hitler, and Mussolini, and sawdust Cæsars everywhere. This time the Exec. has apparently permitted a performance which is a screaming tirade of abuse. Against whom? Against the enemies of our country? No; against the New Zealand Division, against our Allies, against decent private individuals and against a Government which, whatever its faults, is doing its best to Bee that our war effort is pressed vigorously. And this from my old Victoria College. I left sick and ashamed. . . .