Daddy Grant Announced as Otago's New VC

Ex-Minister of Finance Grant Robertson has been announced as Otago Uni’s fresh Vice Chancellor, effective from July 1st this year. According to the Chancellor, Stephen Higgs, Grant’s “appreciation for and understanding of the needs of students was evident” during the recruitment process.    In an email sent to students at 11:40am this morning, the Uni said that Grant’s key focus in the role will be...

Editorial: Get Into It, Yuh

To many reading this: welcome back, suckers. To the freshers who have gone back and collected old issues of Critic Te Ārohi once you realised it exists, is free, and is the best thing you’ll ever read: kia ora, I’m glad you made it. Here’s a wee introduction. Critic Te Ārohi is part of OUSA, the organisation running O-Week - not the Uni, an important distinction - though we’ve been around almost as long as...

Nut Up or Shut Up: Why Halls Should Go Vegetarian

The way halls work right now, with opt-in veggies but obligate meats, is completely backwards. I don’t care if you keep eating meat in your day-to-day life. It’s kinda cringe, but ultimately, the emissions from one private jet flight outweigh any of your dietary choices. So I can live with it. That being said, the single best thing we can do for the planet is stop eating meat - or at least, stop eating so much of it. Turn those...

Homie-Eroticism: All the gay shit breathas do

Dunedin is one of the few places on earth where you’ll hear the f-slur casually used by straight breathas who are mere hours away from drinking out of each other’s nutsacks. I posit...

Fresher Simulator: O-Week

1. Welcome (Start here) You’re a fresher (our condolences) arriving at Dunedin airport for the first time ever. You marvel at all the butt-fuck-nowhere around you. Off to collect your luggage! Where did you fly in from, again? A: Auckland (Go to...

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