Aquinas Room Security Still An Issue

Allegations of break-ins at Aquinas have proven to be true, despite the college stating that “locks are up to date.” Critic Te Ārohi has received evidence of residents accessing specific locked rooms with the use of only a student ID. A series of differing lock mechanisms has meant that specific residents' rooms have become more susceptible to break-ins than others, creating space for individuals, such as the notorious...

Feedback Section Skipped at Clubs Meeting to Gather Feedback

Last Wednesday was the first OUSA-affiliated Clubs meeting of the year, held at the Clubs and Socs building. Critic was told, by Clubs and Socs Rep Emma Jackson, it would be “very informal,” as she also told people to get their fill of chips which she had “bought too many” of. Rest assured, Critic Te Ārohi indulged. A crowd of 43 club leaders attended the event, as well as the occasional Brewers club member who...

TiB Seeks Feedback on Uni Sexual Misconduct Policy

TW: Mention of sexual harm. Thursdays in Black kicked off their year with a sexual harm prevention hui last Wednesday in the Union common room. The hui was organised in collaboration with OUSA Student Support, Te Whare Tāwharau, and the Uni’s Sexual Misconduct Action Response Team (SMART). Critic Te Ārohi was also in attendance, snacking on the free chippies provided. TiB are a nation-wide student-led campaign devoted to...

White Claw’s Coming to Town

Don your frat boy caps, White Claw is coming to Aotearoa. In a statement to Newshub, DB Breweries, official partner of the American RTD, confirmed that “the rumours are true” – they’ll be hitting shelves nationwide from April 19. For those not in the know, White Claw is probably the world’s biggest RTD brand, renowned for quenching the thirst of the Kyles and Rachels of the US’s frats and sororities since...

Unicol Fresher Wins Big from Online Gambling (Twice)

A Unicol fresher has won big money from online gambling. Known around campus as Elvis*, he won $27k in total; taking his gambling virginity in a weekend that can only be described as one for the books. Elvis tells Critic that it all began the summer before Uni, when he was drinking with some mates who “jumped on the pokies.” Elvis (then “dead broke”) decided to chip in $10, popping his gambling cherry in the process....

OUSA Exec Hyde Giveaway Increases Insta Following By 500%

The OUSA Exec’s Instagram page has popped the fuck off after announcing a Hyde St Party ticket giveaway. All students had to...

Landlord Leases Queen St Parking for $35 a Week

A landlord has been leasing out car parks to a Queen St population battling to find a park. Eight to ten car parks have been made available for lease by the landlord after he realised his tenants only...

Te Rōpū Māori Names Te Kaihāpai and Tumuaki Takirua at Bi-Election

Te Rōpū Māori held their SGM/bi-election last Wednesday, April 10 – the third and final time you’ll be...

South D Warehouse Starts to Sell Frozen Meals

There’s a new player in the budget culinary scene in Dunedin: South D Warehouse. The store is the second Warehouse location in Aotearoa to start selling frozen meals after they successfully...

Letter from KnowYourStuffNZ: What is Harm Reduction?

My name is Max Phillips, and I am a drug user. “User” is a bit of a loaded word, but it shouldn’t be, since...

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