Hepatitis C Continues to Plague NZers As Govt Fights Losing Battle

The Otago Hepatitis C Resource Centre is continuing to struggle to survive amid funding issues from central government. The current six-month contracts are doing little to provide financial security to the centre.  Hepatitis C is a disease that is spread through blood-to-blood contact, an occurrence that is much more common than one might think. The ways people can contract the disease can be as simple as sharing a toothbrush,...

ďAnd Solskjaer Has Won It" - Best Sporting Comebacks

Last week Barcelona completed what was, arguably, the greatest football comeback of all-time in their round-of-16 tie against Paris Saint Germain last week. Coming from 4-0 down in the first leg to scoring three goals in the final 5 minutes of the second leg and conquering the Parisian based side 6-1 on the night and 6-5 on aggregate, these are scenes seldom seen in sporting history. To celebrate here are some of the finest historical sporting...

Wellington Students Protest NZ Rape Culture

A protest set up by three Wellington high schools against New Zealand rape culture saw hundreds march from Parliament to Civic Square in Wellington last Monday.  The protest comes as a result of offensive comments made recently by high school students at Wellington College surfaced on Facebook.  The comments included one student stating, “if you don’t take advantage of a drunk girl, you’re not a true WC...

Executive Pledge to be Apolitical in Election Year

Recreation Officer Caitlin Barlow-Groome began with the affiliation of the ‘ACT On Campus’ group, which drew immediate discussion from the executive about former OUSA President Logan...

Abortion Law Reform Coming to Forefront of Public Debate

A resurgence of public debate surrounding abortion reform is currently taking place in New Zealand, just as the United Kingdom has...

Media Displays Frenzied Yearning for a Trump Tax Return Silver Bullet

I witnessed something fascinating last Wednesday. Rachel Maddow, one of the most well-known liberal prime-time television hosts in...