Students sleeping in Octagon by choice this time

The Dunedin Sleep Out, an event in which participants sleep out in the Octagon to raise awareness and money for homelessness in Dunedin, will take place from 7pm on July 29.  Last year, the event raised $12,000, which went toward contributing the final amounts needed for the Dunedin Night Shelter to purchase the property they use to provide housing to those less fortunate.  This year, the focus is ‘Futures need Funds’...

South Dunedin fucked without bold decisions

A report made by the Otago Regional Council has discovered houses in South Dunedin are in danger in relation to sea-level rise without bold decisions from those in power.  The report, which...

Reserve Bank pulls out new lending restrictions

The Reserve Bank announced last week that new restrictions will be put in place for lending on property in an attempt to cool the already heated property market.  The changes announced will...

Opinion: Just how stupid is the Super Rugby format?

Answer: Extremely. In fact, it could be argued that it is the worst in the world, across all sports and all competitions....

Political conventions are stupid, dumb, pointless, fun

We are right now in the middle of the most meaningless, overhyped, expensive exercise in political cheerleading in the Western...

Editorial

The time-honoured tradition of waking up at Rhythm and Vines next to a warm beer for brekkie is sadly over. In their debatable wisdom, the powers that be have decided to put an end to the happy campers bringing in their own alcohol.    If the...

Matters Of Debate

This column is written by the Otago University Debating Society, which meets for social debating every Tuesday at 6pm in the Commerce Building Affirmative, by By Squealer the Pig Major political decisions are entrusted to voters through...

Central Intelligence

Rating: B- The central aspect of a buddy cop/spy film is the “buddy” part of it. With the tagline “saving the world takes a little Hart and a big Johnson” it becomes apparent that in Central Intelligence, the “buddy”...

Split Pea Fritter Stack

Split Peas are commonly used in soups and curries. They have a surprisingly high amount of protein which means they are filling, and they’re budget as can be, making them a very economical option for flat cooking. This recipe is basically corn fritters,...

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