Economics Everywhere

Personally, I have never made it to the end of a single game of Monopoly, despite its subtitle being “The Fast-Dealing Property Trading Game.” The evolution of the boardgame is entrenched in irony. In the late 1800s, Elizabeth Magie developed a game that would later evolve into Monopoly. Magie called  it “The Landlord’s Game” and used it as a tool to teach the concepts of economist Henry George. George...

DCC and Uni Begin New Initiative to Clean up North Dunedinís Streets

A collaborative recycling initiative between the Dunedin City Council and Campus Watch, overseen by the Proctor, will mark an...

Little Visits Cadbury Factory in Show of Solidarity with Workforce

Mondelez International, the company that owns Cadbury, have stated their intention to end their manufacturing operations at the...

Human Rights Tribunal involved in $18k payout to student association president

An $18,000 compensation payment was awarded to a university student union’s president after her vice-president leaked a...

Editorial

Welcome to a new year of Critic magazine! We are excited to start the year with a new team of contributors.  I hope you all managed to keep your togas securely fastened and your wristbands firmly in place. However, I felt disappointed when I saw that...

Vitalogy

Young men and women embarking on their education must study, but excessive bookishness will lead to a fever of the brain that will incapacitate the nerves and leave the young person unable to participate in society. Watch for symptoms of brain-fever in your...

Lion

Rating: 5/5 An emotional rollercoaster well worth the ride. Garth Davis did a stellar job directing his first feature film, the cinematic adaptation of Saroo Brierly’s autobiography ‘A Long Way Home’.  This uplifting true story...

Thumper

Rating: 4.5/5 Rhythm games are usually defined by musical melodies. With the Hero games, whether they are of the Guitar, DJ or Band variety, you are tasked with recreating a specified popular song, with the effect of getting to feel like you are on stage...

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