OUSA Finally Fronts Up Debt

After refusing to make the payment for most of the year, the OUSA Executive have paid NZUSA the $21,275 owed in membership fees. After months of claiming they will “reallocate” the funds they contractually owe, Hunt announced the decision to pay on the day the money was due. When speaking to Critic an hour before the due time, NZUSA President Rory McCourt said he still had not heard from Hunt about the payment. In a press...

Victory for Vic Students

Victoria University of Wellington has announced that they will retain two democratically-elected student seats on their University Council. Victoria University of Wellington Students’ Association President Rick Zwaan said, “it took a lot of...

North and South Korea Attempt to Defuse Tensions

North and South Korea have successfully met to defuse tensions between the nations after recent confrontations escalated. The talks ended on Tuesday 25 August with South Korea agreeing to halt...

Claim for Auckland Unlikely to be Heard

The Māori King has launched a Treaty claim for the wider Auckland area. Speaking at his annual coronation two weeks ago, King Tuheitia addressed the Kīngitanga’s new claim for...

Warriors Need a Miracle

With just two games remaining in the regular season, the New Zealand Warriors sit 10th on the NRL ladder having taken 22 points from 22 games. This doesn’t sound too bad on paper, but the nature of what was their sixth successive defeat has really...

Editorial

Welcome back to the final hill of the year! Keep chugging along cause the break is nearly here — ya know, that time when you can stop thinking about study and exams. Instead, you can start stressing about going from hardly any money each week to no...

Something Came Up

Campus is great for socialising and making friends, but the large number of students living in close proximity to each other also makes it easier for outbreaks of afflictions to occur. If you’ve got something crawling under your skin, it’s likely...

Alison Embleton Presents The Merchant of Venice

Mandy Te got the chance to talk to director, Alison Embleton, about her version of The Merchant of Venice and the process of adapting William Shakespeare for a modern audience. The Merchant of...

Ghosts of Electricity - Trolls

Rating: 4/5 A punk band is a curious thing nowadays. Four decades ago, The Clash, The Sex Pistols and The Ramones were raging against the establishment and the decadence of mainstream rock...

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