The Revue Review

Every year a bunch of law students and a bunch of med students get together and try to be funny. Critic reviews how successful they were.   Med Revue Med Revue, despite being punishingly long at well over three hours and punishingly full of puns, wasn’t as shit as I was expecting. Some of the jokes were legitimately funny, particularly the ones that weren’t just repeating a generic med in-joke, like how people who...

Student Start-Up “Ento” Wants to Make Eating Bugs Mainstream

While your flatmates are arguing about dishes and being too loud past 10pm, there is a flat full of students who are working to make the world a more sustainable place. They have started a company called Ento (the Latin word for insect), and they want to make insect consumption mainstream in New Zealand. Ento began with a conversation between flatmates George Mander and Liam Good about the Global Enterprise Experience competition and has since...

Is Agnew The New Hyde? Not Yet, But It Was Still Pretty Sweet

The Agnew Street party has left its mark on North Dunedin. The self-proclaimed “Hyde’s ugly stepsister,” Angew is the younger generation’s un-ticketed paradise of day-drinking, bass thumping, and regrettable hookups. First and second years travelled across campus, and up a hill to meet an absolutely packed street, already plastered with abandoned cans and puke. It was described as “an absolute ripper, aye”...

Varsity Comes Out Top of Rugby Premiership

The Otago University Rugby Football Club (OURFC) has continued its run as the winningest rugby club in New Zealand, picking up three senior grade championships. The Women’s Senior A team had the strongest season of any senior team in any grade, going undefeated in 10 games, with an average winning margin of 55 points. Team manager, Terry Kerr, credited the coaching staff’s game plan, which took advantage of the team’s...

Fire Engines Called to Steamy Scenes at Geology Camp

Two fire engines were called to an Otago Uni Geology camp in Omaui after shower steam set off the fire alarm. A group of students studying Igneous Petrology and Volcanology were staying at the Omaui YMCA lodge for an exciting weekend of looking at rocks around Bluff. The “deafening” fire alarm went off around 10:30pm on Saturday night said student Chelle Fitzgerald. She said the alarm was one of those “fucking crazy...

The Week the ODT Were Just Gosh Darn Adorable

This has been a difficult week for the ODT.     They shook their fists and told the blowhards to sock it off   Speaking of socks, this week the ODT experimented with...

Critic Booze Reviews: Vodka Cruiser Ice

Vodka Cruiser Ice is the tipping point of mediocrity. Bringing a four-pack of these bad boys to a party screams small dick energy, but you know what? Really owning your small dick energy, is kind of...

Mr Sandler, Bring Me a Dream

As I assume most of you are aware of by now, I have shit time management skills. Hence the lack of review in last week’s issue. I’m only one person, and the last thing I want to do at the...

Creamy Chicken, Bacon & Mushroom Pasta

This dish is an unreal winter warmer which is sure to satisfy the flatties. Pair with white Longridge goon or Kristov vodka. Grab a frying pan or stone pot, chuck it on med-high heat, and leave...

Aussie Musician Harry Marshall Is Your New Crush

When I first met Indie-Rock artist Harry Marshall, he was a scruffy little blond Australian busking the streets of Paris outside the Shakespeare and Company bookshop. I kicked the Australian flag...

The Ten Commandments of Fuck Buddies

Friends with benefits can be the ultimate situation, if you do it right. The idea is tempting to most – you get to hang out with a mate and also have regular sex. What’s not to love? But...

Opinion: The OUSA Exec Needs a Massive Overhaul

Back in the day, the OUSA executive had almost 20 members. They fought a lot and spent lots of money. They were a bit like a pretentious, high-rolling kindergarten. They had positions for everything....

Students Concerned About Enrolment Numbers Increase

Some students are worried about space in courses and libraries as the University of Otago announced that its enrolment figures for...

OUSA Postgrad Officer Resigns Due to “Workload”

Kirio Birks, OUSA Postgraduate Officer, has resigned from his position, citing his other commitments. In his resignation letter, Kirio said, "After reflection on the academic workload in front...

Critic and Radio One to Host OUSA Election Debate at UBar

In a move to shock the ages the OUSA Exec have allowed Critic and Radio One to moderate the OUSA elections forums, after last...

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