Dunners

OUSA Execrable | Issue 26

Posted 10:27am Saturday 8th October 2016 by Joe Higham

The final reportable OUSA Executive meeting began characteristically slowly, but became easily the most interesting meeting of the year as the largely dysfunctional group came to a head over their third quarter reports, which they present at the culmination of each quarter to determine whether Read more...

Dunedin comedian teams up with 7 Days stars for hilarious new webseries

Posted 10:09am Saturday 24th September 2016 by Joe Higham

When professional comedians venture into the vastly unprofessional abyss of Dunedin’s student flats, comedy naturally ensues. Thanks to a hilarious new comedic venture called Flat Gigs Dunedin, which is brought to you by entrepreneur and comedian ‘Skivvy Jon’ alongside comedians Read more...

Polling booth coming to campus

Posted 10:04am Saturday 24th September 2016 by Joel McManus

After months of discussion and negotiation, the DCC has relented and will provide a special voting booth on campus this Thursday for local body elections. After Critic reported on the DCC imposing overly strict conditions surrounding the provision of a booth, OUSA has re-opened talks and found DCC Read more...

Hugh Baird wins OUSA Presidential Election by a landslide, as 4 out of 5 ‘Your Voice’ candidates are successful

Posted 9:57am Saturday 24th September 2016 by Joe Higham

The ‘Hugh Baird for President’ ticket has won both the Presidential and the Administrative Vice-President’s seats by a landslide, as fellow presidential candidates Lark Hare and Hashmat Lafraie struggled, coming in equally 14 percent behind Baird. The ‘Hugh Baird for Read more...

Missing: grey rectangles

Posted 10:49am Saturday 17th September 2016 by Critic

Police are seeking the owners of a number of items they suspect were stolen from North Dunedin flats in the last several weeks.  A man was driving a scooter when he was stopped by police on Albany Street, North Dunedin, according to a Police Media Centre statement, along with several Read more...

‘Your Voice’ posters torn down

Posted 10:37am Saturday 17th September 2016 by Joel McManus

The ‘Your Voice’ ticket, led by Presidential candidate Lark Hare in the OUSA election, has had 28 of their campaign posters around campus torn down, largely those in the Castle Lecture Theatres, according to Bryn Jenkins, who is the Your Voice candidate for Education Officer. He says it Read more...

Otago University Council votes to divest from fossil fuels

Posted 10:34am Saturday 17th September 2016 by Joe Higham

The Otago University Council has voted in favour of committing to divest from fossil fuels within its investment portfolio. The university downplayed the significance of the decision, assuring everyone affiliated with the university that they have “no investments in fossil fuels” Read more...

Presidential Election Forum

Posted 10:32am Saturday 17th September 2016 by Joe Higham

The OUSA Election Forums that ran last week, were a chance for students to hear what the candidates running for the 2017 OUSA Executive are pledging to do if they are elected. Hugh Baird is the editor of Critic*, and is running on the ‘Hugh Baird for President’ ticket alongside Read more...

A bit of beef at the beach

Posted 10:36am Saturday 10th September 2016 by Laura Starling

Multiple cows have washed up on Dunedin beaches in recent weeks, with local residents confused as to how they got there.  As many as three cows were washed up on St Clair beach, with two others appearing in the Lawyer’s Head and Tomohawk areas. Brian Benn, Senior Sergeant of Read more...

Otago University & DCC to collaborate to clean up North Dunedin’s streets

Posted 10:23am Saturday 10th September 2016 by Joe Higham

The Dunedin City Council (DCC) and the University of Otago are investigating and preparing the initial procedure to increase the frequency of rubbish collection in North Dunedin to improve the campus’ street cleanliness.   According to the meeting minutes from a 30 August 2016 meeting Read more...

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